Aaron Blair

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Occupational cancer in developed countries
    Aaron Blair
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Environ Health 10:S9. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence among pesticide applicators exposed to metolachlor in the Agricultural Health Study
    Jennifer A Rusiecki
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Cancer 118:3118-23. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence among pesticide applicators exposed to chlorpyrifos in the Agricultural Health Study
    Won Jin Lee
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1781-9. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Carbaryl exposure and incident cancer in the Agricultural Health Study
    Rajeev Mahajan
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Int J Cancer 121:1799-805. 2007
  5. pmc Cancer incidence among pesticide applicators exposed to cyanazine in the agricultural health study
    Shannon M Lynch
    Clinical and Genetic Epidemiology Research Branch, Epidemiology and Genetics Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland 20892, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1248-52. 2006
  6. pmc The Diesel Exhaust in Miners Study: III. Interrelations between respirable elemental carbon and gaseous and particulate components of diesel exhaust derived from area sampling in underground non-metal mining facilities
    Roel Vermeulen
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, US National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 54:762-73. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence among male pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study cohort exposed to diazinon
    Laura E Beane Freeman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:1070-9. 2005
  8. pmc Occupation and breast cancer risk among Shanghai women in a population-based cohort study
    Bu Tian Ji
    National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland 20852, USA
    Am J Ind Med 51:100-10. 2008
  9. pmc The diesel exhaust in miners study: I. Overview of the exposure assessment process
    Patricia A Stewart
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, US National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 54:728-46. 2010
  10. pmc Body mass index, agricultural pesticide use, and cancer incidence in the Agricultural Health Study cohort
    Gabriella Andreotti
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, 6120 Executive Blvd, EPS 8011, MSC 7240, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1759-75. 2010

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  1. pmc Occupational cancer in developed countries
    Aaron Blair
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Environ Health 10:S9. 2011
    ..The movement of industry from developed to developing countries underscores the need for future investigations to include more diverse populations...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence among pesticide applicators exposed to metolachlor in the Agricultural Health Study
    Jennifer A Rusiecki
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Cancer 118:3118-23. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence among pesticide applicators exposed to chlorpyrifos in the Agricultural Health Study
    Won Jin Lee
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1781-9. 2004
    ..We evaluated the incidence of cancer among pesticide applicators exposed to chlorpyrifos in the Agricultural Health Study, a prospective cohort study of licensed pesticide applicators in Iowa and North Carolina...
  4. ncbi request reprint Carbaryl exposure and incident cancer in the Agricultural Health Study
    Rajeev Mahajan
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Int J Cancer 121:1799-805. 2007
    ..No associations were observed with other examined cancer sites. Because the observed results were not hypothesized a priori and because of limited study of their biological plausibility, they should be interpreted with caution...
  5. pmc Cancer incidence among pesticide applicators exposed to cyanazine in the agricultural health study
    Shannon M Lynch
    Clinical and Genetic Epidemiology Research Branch, Epidemiology and Genetics Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland 20892, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1248-52. 2006
    ..We evaluated cancer incidence in cyanazine-exposed pesticide applicators among the 57,311 licensed pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study (AHS)...
  6. pmc The Diesel Exhaust in Miners Study: III. Interrelations between respirable elemental carbon and gaseous and particulate components of diesel exhaust derived from area sampling in underground non-metal mining facilities
    Roel Vermeulen
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, US National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 54:762-73. 2010
    ..The fact that CO correlated with REC, loaded on the same factor, and increased linearly in log-log space supported the use of CO in estimating historical exposure levels to DE...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence among male pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study cohort exposed to diazinon
    Laura E Beane Freeman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:1070-9. 2005
    ..Because these results were based on small numbers, additional analyses are necessary as more cases accrue to clarify whether diazinon is associated with cancer risk in humans...
  8. pmc Occupation and breast cancer risk among Shanghai women in a population-based cohort study
    Bu Tian Ji
    National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland 20852, USA
    Am J Ind Med 51:100-10. 2008
    ..A total of 74,942 female subjects were recruited in a population-based cohort study in Shanghai, China between 1997 and 2000. We examined the relationship between occupation and breast cancer risk...
  9. pmc The diesel exhaust in miners study: I. Overview of the exposure assessment process
    Patricia A Stewart
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, US National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 54:728-46. 2010
    ..Method evaluations indicated that the final estimates were consistent with those from alternative time trend models and demonstrated moderate to high agreement with external data...
  10. pmc Body mass index, agricultural pesticide use, and cancer incidence in the Agricultural Health Study cohort
    Gabriella Andreotti
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, 6120 Executive Blvd, EPS 8011, MSC 7240, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1759-75. 2010
    ..87, 95% CI = 0.82-0.92) but was null in users of carbofuran (p-interaction = 0.02). These findings suggest that certain pesticides may modify the effects of BMI on the risks of colon and lung cancers...
  11. pmc Atrazine and cancer incidence among pesticide applicators in the agricultural health study (1994-2007)
    Laura E Beane Freeman
    Division of Cancer, Epidemiology, and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1253-9. 2011
    ..Atrazine is a triazine herbicide used widely in the United States. Although it is an animal carcinogen, the mechanism in rodents does not appear to operate in humans. Few epidemiologic studies have provided evidence for an association...
  12. pmc A case-control study of tobacco use and other non-occupational risk factors for lymphoma subtypes defined by t(14; 18) translocations and bcl-2 expression
    Cindy M Chang
    Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1147-54. 2010
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  13. ncbi request reprint Malathion exposure and the incidence of cancer in the agricultural health study
    Matthew R Bonner
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1023-34. 2007
    ..Although the rate ratios for melanoma were reduced, small numbers and lack of experimental evidence suggest that the observed reductions may have arisen by chance...
  14. pmc The Diesel Exhaust in Miners Study: IV. Estimating historical exposures to diesel exhaust in underground non-metal mining facilities
    Roel Vermeulen
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, US National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 54:774-88. 2010
    ..These REC exposure estimates were in a plausible range and were used in the investigation of exposure-response relationships in epidemiologic analyses...
  15. pmc Occupation and chronic bronchitis among Chinese women
    Srmena Krstev
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health DHHS, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:64-71. 2008
    ..To examine the association between occupation and chronic bronchitis among a cross section of Chinese women who participated in the Shanghai Women's Health Study...
  16. ncbi request reprint Pesticides and lung cancer risk in the agricultural health study cohort
    Michael C R Alavanja
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:876-85. 2004
    ..The usage levels in this cohort are considerably higher than those typically experienced by the general population. An excess risk among spouses directly exposed to pesticides could not be evaluated at this time...
  17. pmc Pendimethalin exposure and cancer incidence among pesticide applicators
    Lifang Hou
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Epidemiology 17:302-7. 2006
    ..We evaluated the incidence of cancer in relation to reported pendimethelin use among pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study, a prospective cohort of licensed pesticide applicators in Iowa and North Carolina...
  18. ncbi request reprint Occupation and adult-onset asthma among Chinese women in a population-based cohort
    Srmena Krstev
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Ind Med 50:265-73. 2007
    ..We examined the associations between occupation and asthma among women in a case-control study nested in the population-based Shanghai Women's Health Study cohort in China...
  19. pmc Fonofos exposure and cancer incidence in the agricultural health study
    Rajeev Mahajan
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1838-42. 2006
    ..A previous investigation in this cohort linked exposure to the organophosphate fonofos with incident prostate cancer in subjects with family history of prostate cancer...
  20. pmc Cancer incidence among pesticide applicators exposed to permethrin in the Agricultural Health Study
    Jennifer A Rusiecki
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 4799, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:581-6. 2009
    ..Permethrin is a synthetic pyrethroid insecticide widely used in agriculture, in public health, and in many U.S. homes and gardens...
  21. ncbi request reprint Mortality among participants in the agricultural health study
    Aaron Blair
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:279-85. 2005
    ..This analysis of the Agricultural Health Study cohort assesses the mortality experience of licensed pesticide applicators and their spouses...
  22. pmc Cancer incidence among pesticide applicators exposed to dicamba in the agricultural health study
    Claudine Samanic
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20852, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1521-6. 2006
    ..We evaluated cancer incidence among pesticide applicators exposed to dicamba in the Agricultural Health Study, a prospective cohort of licensed pesticide applicators in North Carolina and Iowa...
  23. pmc Risk of total and aggressive prostate cancer and pesticide use in the Agricultural Health Study
    Stella Koutros
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, EPS 8115, MSC 7240, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:59-74. 2013
    ..Furthermore, this is the first time specific pesticides are implicated as risk factors for aggressive prostate cancer...
  24. pmc An update of cancer incidence in the Agricultural Health Study
    Stella Koutros
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health DHHS, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:1098-105. 2010
    ..Our objective is to reevaluate cancer incidence among Agricultural Health Study participants...
  25. pmc Impact of pesticide exposure misclassification on estimates of relative risks in the Agricultural Health Study
    Aaron Blair
    National Cancer Institute, Executive Plaza South, Room 8008, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Occup Environ Med 68:537-41. 2011
    ..We evaluate the impact of occupational pesticide exposure misclassification on relative risks using data from the cohort and the AHS Pesticide Exposure Study (AHS/PES)...
  26. pmc Body mass index and colon cancer risk in Chinese people: menopause as an effect modifier
    Lifang Hou
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 6120 Executive Blvd EPS Suite 511, MSC 7240, Bethesda, MD 20892 7240, USA
    Eur J Cancer 42:84-90. 2006
    ..91) and 0.7 (95% CI 0.5-0.95), respectively. Our findings suggest that BMI predicts colon cancer risk in both genders. Among women, however, the risk is modified by menopause status, possibly through altered endogenous oestrogen levels...
  27. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence in the agricultural health study
    Michael C R Alavanja
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20892, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 31:39-45; discussion 5-7. 2005
    ..This large, prospective cohort study of private applicators, commercial applicators, and spouses of farmer applicators was undertaken to ascertain the etiology of cancers elevated in agriculture...
  28. doi request reprint Cancer incidence among pesticide applicators exposed to trifluralin in the Agricultural Health Study
    Daehee Kang
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, 6120 Executive Blvd EPS 8000, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Environ Res 107:271-6. 2008
    ..Although there was a possible link between trifluralin exposure and colon cancer, small numbers and inconsistencies in dose-response and subgroup analyses indicate that this may be a chance finding...
  29. pmc Exposure to atrazine and selected non-persistent pesticides among corn farmers during a growing season
    Berit Bakke
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Rockville, Maryland 20852 7240, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 19:544-54. 2009
    ..Elevated background levels of non-persistent pesticides, especially 2,4-D, indicate importance in epidemiologic studies of capturing pesticide exposures that might not be directly related to the actual application...
  30. pmc An updated algorithm for estimation of pesticide exposure intensity in the agricultural health study
    Joseph Coble
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:4608-22. 2011
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence among pesticide applicators exposed to atrazine in the Agricultural Health Study
    Jennifer A Rusiecki
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20892 7240, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1375-82. 2004
    ..We evaluated cancer incidence in atrazine-exposed pesticide applicators among 53,943 participants in the Agricultural Health Study, a prospective cohort study of licensed pesticide applicators in Iowa and North Carolina...
  32. pmc Etiologic heterogeneity among non-Hodgkin lymphoma subtypes
    Lindsay M Morton
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute NCI, National Institutes of Health NIH, Rockville, MD, USA
    Blood 112:5150-60. 2008
    ....
  33. pmc Mortality from lymphohematopoietic malignancies among workers in formaldehyde industries: the National Cancer Institute Cohort
    Laura E Beane Freeman
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:751-61. 2009
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Pesticide use and breast cancer risk among farmers' wives in the agricultural health study
    Lawrence S Engel
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:121-35. 2005
    ..Further follow-up of this cohort should help clarify the relation between pesticide exposure and breast cancer risk...
  35. pmc Using multiple imputation to assign pesticide use for non-responders in the follow-up questionnaire in the Agricultural Health Study
    Sonya L Heltshe
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 22:409-16. 2012
    ..When appropriately implemented, multiple imputation can reduce bias and increase precision and can be more valid than other missing data approaches...
  36. ncbi request reprint Mortality from solid cancers among workers in formaldehyde industries
    Michael Hauptmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:1117-30. 2004
    ..In this cohort of formaldehyde-industry workers, some evidence was found of an exposure-response relation with mortality from nasopharyngeal cancer (based on small numbers) but not for cancers of the pancreas, brain, lung, or prostate...
  37. pmc Occupational exposure to organochlorine insecticides and cancer incidence in the Agricultural Health Study
    Mark P Purdue
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Int J Cancer 120:642-9. 2007
    ....
  38. pmc Coal use, stove improvement, and adult pneumonia mortality in Xuanwei, China: a retrospective cohort study
    Min Shen
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7240, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:261-6. 2009
    ..However, the impact of coal burning and stove improvement on risk of pneumonia is not clear...
  39. pmc Poultry and livestock exposure and cancer risk among farmers in the agricultural health study
    Laura E Beane Freeman
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:663-70. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate cancer risk associated with raising animals as commodities, which is associated with a variety of exposures, such as infectious agents and endotoxins...
  40. pmc The Diesel Exhaust in Miners Study: II. Exposure monitoring surveys and development of exposure groups
    Joseph B Coble
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, US National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 54:747-61. 2010
    ....
  41. pmc Amount of time spent in sedentary behaviors and cause-specific mortality in US adults
    Charles E Matthews
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:437-45. 2012
    ..Sedentary behaviors predominate modern life, yet we do not fully understand the adverse effects of these behaviors on mortality after considering the benefits of moderate-vigorous physical activity (MVPA)...
  42. pmc Predictors of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid exposure among herbicide applicators
    Parveen Bhatti
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20892 7238, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 20:160-8. 2010
    ..As a large proportion of the variance remained unexplained, further studies should be conducted to try to systematically assess other exposure determinants...
  43. pmc Leisure-time physical activity and lung cancer: a meta-analysis
    Adonina Tardon
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:389-97. 2005
    ..Several studies have evaluated the relationship between physical activity and lung cancer. To summarize and review these studies, we conducted a meta-analysis of all relevant reports published from 1966 through October 2003...
  44. ncbi request reprint Factor analysis of pesticide use patterns among pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study
    Claudine Samanic
    National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 15:225-33. 2005
    ..This heterogeneity in exposure patterns may be used to guide etiologic studies of health effects of farmers and other groups exposed to pesticides...
  45. pmc Dichlorvos exposure and human cancer risk: results from the Agricultural Health Study
    Stella Koutros
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:59-65. 2008
    ..We evaluated cancer risk from DDVP (2,2-Dichloroethenyl dimethylphosphate) exposure among pesticide applicators enrolled in the Agricultural Health Study (AHS) cohort...
  46. pmc Residential proximity to industrial combustion facilities and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a case-control study
    Anjoeka Pronk
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD, USA
    Environ Health 12:20. 2013
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate residence near industrial combustion facilities and estimates of dioxin emissions in relation to NHL risk in the United States...
  47. pmc Mortality among United States Coast Guard marine inspectors: a follow up
    Jennifer Rusiecki
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Mil Med 174:843-51. 2009
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Methodological issues regarding confounding and exposure misclassification in epidemiological studies of occupational exposures
    Aaron Blair
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Ind Med 50:199-207. 2007
    ..Although it is important to consider the potential for limitations of epidemiologic investigations, judgment regarding their importance should be based on their actual likelihood of occurrence...
  49. ncbi request reprint Residential insecticide use and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Joanne S Colt
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:251-7. 2006
    ..We concluded that chlordane treatment of homes for termites may increase residents' NHL risk...
  50. doi request reprint Nightshift work job exposure matrices and urinary 6-sulfatoxymelatonin levels among healthy Chinese women
    Bu Tian Ji
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 38:553-9. 2012
    ..We examined the association between aMT6s levels and shift work estimated by a job exposure matrix (JEM) among healthy participants of the Shanghai Women's Health Study...
  51. doi request reprint Mortality from solid tumors among workers in formaldehyde industries: an update of the NCI cohort
    Laura E Beane Freeman
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:1015-26. 2013
    ..Formaldehyde, a widely used chemical, is considered a human carcinogen...
  52. pmc Occupational exposure to formaldehyde and alterations in lymphocyte subsets
    H Dean Hosgood
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7240, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:252-7. 2013
    ..Formaldehyde is used in many occupational settings, most notably in manufacturing, health care, and embalming. Formaldehyde has been classified as a human carcinogen, but its mechanism of action remains uncertain...
  53. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence among pesticide applicators exposed to alachlor in the Agricultural Health Study
    Won Jin Lee
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:373-80. 2004
    ..Our findings suggest a possible association between alachlor application and incidence of lymphohematopoietic cancers among applicators in the Agricultural Health Study...
  54. pmc Prediagnostic serum concentrations of organochlorine compounds and risk of testicular germ cell tumors
    Mark P Purdue
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1514-9. 2009
    ..Recent findings suggest that exposure to organochlorine (OC) compounds, chlordanes and p,p'-dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (p,p'-DDE) in particular, may increase the risk of developing testicular germ cell tumors (TGCTs)...
  55. pmc Pesticide exposure and inherited variants in vitamin d pathway genes in relation to prostate cancer
    Sara Karami
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1557-66. 2013
    ..Certain pesticides have been shown to deregulate vitamin D's anticarcinogenic properties. We hypothesize that certain pesticides may be linked to prostate cancer via an interaction with vitamin D genetic variants...
  56. pmc Epidemiologic studies in agricultural populations: observations and future directions
    Aaron Blair
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Agromedicine 14:125-31. 2009
    ..Because exposures vary by type of farm operation, exposures for individual farmers can differ considerably. Studies in the future need to focus on the full range of exposures to fully understand the cancer pattern in farmers...
  57. pmc Variation in lung cancer risk by smoky coal subtype in Xuanwei, China
    Qing Lan
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Int J Cancer 123:2164-9. 2008
    ..2) coal types and lower for coal from other subtypes. These findings strongly suggest that in Xuanwei and elsewhere, the carcinogenic potential of coal combustion products can exhibit substantial local variation by specific coal source...
  58. pmc Gene-nutrient interactions among determinants of folate and one-carbon metabolism on the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: NCI-SEER case-control study
    Unhee Lim
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute NCI, National Institutes of Health NIH, Department of Health and Human Services DHHS, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Blood 109:3050-9. 2007
    ..04-0.39), and MTRR Ex5+136T>CTT (OR = 0.67; 95% CI = 0.47-0.97) genotypes. Warranting replication, our finding of gene-nutrient interactions in one-carbon metabolism supports their etiologic involvement in lymphomagenesis...
  59. ncbi request reprint Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma among asthmatics exposed to pesticides
    Won Jin Lee
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Int J Cancer 111:298-302. 2004
    ..6 (1.0-2.4), respectively. Although there is limited power for assessing interaction, our results suggest that the risk of NHL among asthmatics with pesticide exposure may be higher than among nonasthmatics with pesticide exposure...
  60. ncbi request reprint Commuting physical activity and risk of colon cancer in Shanghai, China
    Lifang Hou
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7240, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:860-7. 2004
    ..54 for men; OR = 7.42, 95% CI: 2.84, 10.01 for women). Our results suggest that regular and frequent physical activity over a long period of time protects from colon cancer and significantly modifies the body mass index-associated risk...
  61. ncbi request reprint A quantitative approach for estimating exposure to pesticides in the Agricultural Health Study
    Mustafa Dosemeci
    National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 46:245-60. 2002
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  62. ncbi request reprint Chemical exposures and risk of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
    Aaron Blair
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Br J Haematol 139:753-61. 2007
    ..Pooled analyses of CLL studies within consortia offer an opportunity to investigate the possible aetiological role of chemical exposures with improved statistical power...
  63. ncbi request reprint Mortality from lymphohematopoietic malignancies among workers in formaldehyde industries
    Michael Hauptmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1615-23. 2003
    ..We extended follow-up of a cohort of industrial workers to evaluate the association between formaldehyde exposure and lymphohematopoietic cancers...
  64. pmc Occupational exposure to magnetic fields and the risk of brain tumors
    Joseph B Coble
    National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Neuro Oncol 11:242-9. 2009
    ..Occupational exposure to MFs assessed using job modules was not associated with an increase in the risk for glioma, glioblastoma, or meningioma among the subjects evaluated in this study...
  65. ncbi request reprint Occupational cancer among women: where have we been and where are we going?
    Shelia Hoar Zahm
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Rockville, Maryland 20892 7242, USA
    Am J Ind Med 44:565-75. 2003
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Use of agricultural pesticides and prostate cancer risk in the Agricultural Health Study cohort
    Michael C R Alavanja
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:800-14. 2003
    ..Important family history-pesticide interactions were observed...
  67. ncbi request reprint Reliability of reporting on life-style and agricultural factors by a sample of participants in the Agricultural Health Study from Iowa
    Aaron Blair
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Gentics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Epidemiology 13:94-9. 2002
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia: an overview of aetiology in light of recent developments in classification and pathogenesis
    Martha S Linet
    DCEG Radiation Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Br J Haematol 139:672-86. 2007
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Pesticide exposure and self-reported gestational diabetes mellitus in the Agricultural Health Study
    Tina M Saldana
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, P O Box 12233, MD A3 05, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:529-34. 2007
    ..To examine the association between pesticide use during pregnancy and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) among wives of licensed pesticide applicators...
  70. pmc Pesticide exposure and hypertensive disorders during pregnancy
    Tina M Saldana
    Social and Scientific Systems, Inc, 1009 Slater Road, Durham, NC 27703, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1393-6. 2009
    ..Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, including pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) and preeclampsia (PE), complicate 2-8% of pregnancies. Few studies have examined environmental risk factors in relation to these conditions...
  71. pmc Diabetes and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Qun Xu
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:910-5. 2011
    ..To investigate the relationship between diabetes and future risk of Parkinson's disease (PD) among older U.S. adults...
  72. pmc Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) subtypes defined by common translocations: utility of fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) in a case-control study
    Cindy M Chang
    Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 6120 Executive Blvd, EPS 7074, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Leuk Res 34:190-5. 2010
    ..FISH assays detected twice as many t(14;18)-positive follicular lymphomas as PCR assays. Overall, study findings support the use of FISH assays to detect t(14;18) in archival tumor samples for epidemiologic studies of NHL subtypes...
  73. ncbi request reprint Physical activity recommendations and decreased risk of mortality
    Michael F Leitzmann
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:2453-60. 2007
    ..Whether national physical activity recommendations are related to mortality benefit is incompletely understood...
  74. ncbi request reprint Rising prostate cancer rates in South Korea
    Sue Kyung Park
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Prostate 66:1285-91. 2006
    ..Prostate cancer incidence and mortality rates in South Korea are relatively low, but rising steadily...
  75. ncbi request reprint Risk of laryngeal cancer by occupational chemical exposure in Turkey
    Omur Cinar Elci
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:1100-6. 2003
    ..3-2.0), and PAHs (OR=1.3, 95% CI=1.1-1.6). There was a dose-response relationship for these substances with supraglottic cancers (P<0.000). The PAH association only occurred among those who also had exposure to diesel exhaust...
  76. pmc Epidemiology, public health, and the rhetoric of false positives
    Aaron Blair
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1809-13. 2009
    ..Although we acknowledge that false positives do occur, we view the position of Boffetta and colleagues on false positives as unbalanced and potentially harmful to public health...
  77. ncbi request reprint Multiple myeloma and diesel and other occupational exposures in swedish construction workers
    Won Jin Lee
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD, USA
    Int J Cancer 107:134-8. 2003
    ..Occupational exposure to diesel exhaust in the Swedish construction industry may present a small risk of multiple myeloma, but lack of an exposure-response trend tempers our ability to draw clear conclusions...
  78. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer among nonsmokers
    Aaron Blair
    National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Bethesda 20892, MD, USA
    Epidemiology 17:601-3. 2006
  79. ncbi request reprint Extended mortality follow-up of a cohort of dry cleaners
    Aaron Blair
    Department of Occupational Epidemiology, Branch Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:50-6. 2003
    ..The mortality follow-up of a cohort of dry cleaners was extended to further evaluate cancers risks associated with organic solvents...