Wong Ho Chow

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Obesity, hypertension, and the risk of kidney cancer in men
    W H Chow
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7240, USA
    N Engl J Med 343:1305-11. 2000
  2. pmc Contemporary epidemiology of renal cell cancer
    Wong Ho Chow
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7240, USA
    Cancer J 14:288-301. 2008
  3. pmc Epidemiology and risk factors for kidney cancer
    Wong Ho Chow
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892 7240, USA
    Nat Rev Urol 7:245-57. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Population attributable risks of esophageal and gastric cancers
    Lawrence S Engel
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1404-13. 2003
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Occupation and risk of esophageal and gastric cardia adenocarcinoma
    Lawrence S Engel
    Occupational Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Ind Med 42:11-22. 2002
  7. pmc The importance of exposure rate on odds ratios by cigarette smoking and alcohol consumption for esophageal adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma in the Barrett's Esophagus and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Consortium
    Jay H Lubin
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 36:306-16. 2012
  8. 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
  9. pmc Apolipoprotein E/C1 locus variants modify renal cell carcinoma risk
    Lee E Moore
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20852, USA
    Cancer Res 69:8001-8. 2009
  10. pmc Serum leptin and adiponectin levels and risk of renal cell carcinoma
    Linda M Liao
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:1478-85. 2013

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Publications113 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Obesity, hypertension, and the risk of kidney cancer in men
    W H Chow
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7240, USA
    N Engl J Med 343:1305-11. 2000
    ..Obesity and hypertension have been implicated as risk factors for the development of renal-cell cancer...
  2. pmc Contemporary epidemiology of renal cell cancer
    Wong Ho Chow
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7240, USA
    Cancer J 14:288-301. 2008
    ..Few epidemiologic studies have evaluated risk factors by subtypes of renal cell cancer defined by somatic mutations and other tumor markers...
  3. pmc Epidemiology and risk factors for kidney cancer
    Wong Ho Chow
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892 7240, USA
    Nat Rev Urol 7:245-57. 2010
    ..Large consortium efforts employing genome-wide scanning technology are underway, which hold promise for novel discoveries in renal carcinogenesis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Population attributable risks of esophageal and gastric cancers
    Lawrence S Engel
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1404-13. 2003
    ..Herein, we estimate the population attributable risks (PARs) for various risk factors observed in a multicenter population-based case-control study...
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Occupation and risk of esophageal and gastric cardia adenocarcinoma
    Lawrence S Engel
    Occupational Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Ind Med 42:11-22. 2002
    ..Adenocarcinomas of the esophagus and gastric cardia have risen dramatically in incidence over the past few decades, however, little research has been conducted on the occupational risk factors for these cancers...
  7. pmc The importance of exposure rate on odds ratios by cigarette smoking and alcohol consumption for esophageal adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma in the Barrett's Esophagus and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Consortium
    Jay H Lubin
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 36:306-16. 2012
    ..e., the impact on the OR for a fixed total exposure of high exposure rate for short duration compared with low exposure rate for long duration...
  8. 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...
  9. pmc Apolipoprotein E/C1 locus variants modify renal cell carcinoma risk
    Lee E Moore
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20852, USA
    Cancer Res 69:8001-8. 2009
    ..In two large case-control studies, our findings further define a functional region of interest at the APOE locus that increases RCC susceptibility...
  10. pmc Serum leptin and adiponectin levels and risk of renal cell carcinoma
    Linda M Liao
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:1478-85. 2013
    ..Adipokines, such as leptin and adiponectin, may link obesity and cancer, with different quantitative effects by race...
  11. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-8 polymorphisms are not associated with gastric cancer risk in a Polish population
    Sharon A Savage
    Section of Genomic Variation, Pediatric Oncology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Advanced Technology Center, 8717 Grovemont Circle, Bethesda, MD 20892 4605, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:589-91. 2006
  12. pmc Hypertension and risk of renal cell carcinoma among white and black Americans
    Joanne S Colt
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7240, USA
    Epidemiology 22:797-804. 2011
    ..We investigated the hypertension-renal cancer association by race, and we assessed the role of hypertension in the racial disparity of renal cancer incidence...
  13. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms in folate metabolism and the risk of stomach cancer
    Fang Fang Zhang
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Advanced Technology Center, National Cancer Institute, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:115-21. 2007
    ..Our study did not identify strong genetic determinants in the folate metabolism pathway for stomach cancer risk...
  14. pmc Variants in blood pressure genes and the risk of renal cell carcinoma
    Gabriella Andreotti
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20852 4906, USA
    Carcinogenesis 31:614-20. 2010
    ..003). Our findings suggest that common genetic variants of AGT, particularly those in the promoter, increase RCC risk among subjects who are hypertensive or overweight...
  15. pmc Renal cancer risk and occupational exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and plastics
    Sara Karami
    National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, 6120 Executive Blvd, EPS 8121, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:218-23. 2011
    ..To investigate whether occupational exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and certain plastic monomers increased renal cell carcinoma (RCC) risk...
  16. pmc Occupational trichloroethylene exposure and renal carcinoma risk: evidence of genetic susceptibility by reductive metabolism gene variants
    Lee E Moore
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, NIH, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20852, USA
    Cancer Res 70:6527-36. 2010
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  17. ncbi request reprint No apparent association between NAT1 and NAT2 genotypes and risk of stomach cancer
    Qing Lan
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7240, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:384-6. 2003
  18. ncbi request reprint Ginseng intake and gastric cancer risk in the Shanghai Women's Health Study cohort
    Farin Kamangar
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Room 3034, Bethesda, MD 20892 7232, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:629-30. 2007
  19. pmc Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use reduces risk of adenocarcinomas of the esophagus and esophagogastric junction in a pooled analysis
    Linda M Liao
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20852, USA
    Gastroenterology 142:442-452.e5; quiz e22-3. 2012
    ..However, individual studies have been too small to accurately assess the effects of medication type, frequency, or duration of use. We performed a pooled analysis to investigate these associations...
  20. pmc A shared susceptibility locus in PLCE1 at 10q23 for gastric adenocarcinoma and esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    Christian C Abnet
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Nat Genet 42:764-7. 2010
    ..19 x 10(-15); OR = 1.57), and for those in the noncardia stomach it was absent (P = 0.44; OR = 1.05). Our findings at 10q23 could provide insight into the high incidence of both cancers in China...
  21. pmc Urinary prostaglandin E2 metabolite and gastric cancer risk in the Shanghai women's health study
    Linda M Dong
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:3075-8. 2009
    ..pylori status, and for cases diagnosed within 46 months after study enrollment. Our findings suggest that higher levels of urinary PGE-M, a marker of inflammation, may be associated with gastric cancer risk...
  22. 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...
  23. pmc Reproductive factors and kidney cancer risk in 2 US cohort studies, 1993-2010
    Sara Karami
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Department of Health and Human Services, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:1368-77. 2013
    ..Our results suggest that hysterectomy is associated with increased risk of kidney cancer. The observed associations with age at menarche and oral contraceptive use warrant further investigation...
  24. pmc A case-control study of occupation/industry and renal cell carcinoma risk
    Sara Karami
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, 6120 Executive Boulevard, MSC 7242, Bethesda, MD 20892 7242, USA
    BMC Cancer 12:344. 2012
    ..Here, we investigated associations between employment in specific occupations and industries and RCC, and its most common histologic subtype, clear cell RCC (ccRCC)...
  25. pmc Cigarette smoking increases risk of Barrett's esophagus: an analysis of the Barrett's and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Consortium
    Michael B Cook
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20852 7234, USA
    Gastroenterology 142:744-53. 2012
    ..We investigated whether tobacco smoking and other factors increase risk for Barrett's esophagus...
  26. pmc A case-control study of reproductive factors and renal cell carcinoma among black and white women in the United States
    Mark P Purdue
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health DHHS, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892 7240, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1537-44. 2011
    ..We investigated whether reproductive factors are associated with RCC, overall and by race, within a population-based case-control study...
  27. pmc Occupational sunlight exposure and risk of renal cell carcinoma
    Sara Karami
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Cancer 116:2001-10. 2010
    ....
  28. pmc Dietary nitrate and nitrite intake and risk of colorectal cancer in the Shanghai Women's Health Study
    Curt T Dellavalle
    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
    Int J Cancer 134:2917-26. 2014
    ..Our findings suggest that high dietary nitrate intake among subgroups expected to have higher exposure to endogenously formed NOCs increases risk of colorectal cancer. ..
  29. ncbi request reprint Selected DNA repair polymorphisms and gastric cancer in Poland
    Wen Yi Huang
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Carcinogenesis 26:1354-9. 2005
    ..These results need replication in larger epidemiological studies of gastric cancer...
  30. 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...
  31. pmc Intake of fiber and fiber-rich plant foods is associated with a lower risk of renal cell carcinoma in a large US cohort
    Carrie R Daniel
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:1036-43. 2013
    ..Diet may play a role in the etiology of RCC directly and/or indirectly...
  32. pmc Accelerometer-measured physical activity in Chinese adults
    Tricia M Peters
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:583-91. 2010
    ..Following adoption of a Western lifestyle, China is experiencing a decline in physical activity levels, which is projected to contribute to future increases in the burden of chronic diseases...
  33. pmc Comprehensive analysis of 5-aminolevulinic acid dehydrogenase (ALAD) variants and renal cell carcinoma risk among individuals exposed to lead
    Dana M Van Bemmel
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Office of the Director, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e20432. 2011
    ..Epidemiologic studies are reporting associations between lead exposure and human cancers. A polymorphism in the 5-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase (ALAD) gene affects lead toxicokinetics and may modify the adverse effects of lead...
  34. pmc A prospective study of leukocyte telomere length and risk of renal cell carcinoma
    Jonathan N Hofmann
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, EPS 8113, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:997-1000. 2013
    ..There is some evidence from case-control studies suggesting that short leukocyte telomere length may be associated with an increased risk of renal cell carcinoma (RCC); however, this association has not been investigated prospectively...
  35. pmc Physical activity during adulthood and adolescence in relation to renal cell cancer
    Steven C Moore
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:149-57. 2008
    ..82 (95% CI: 0.68, 1.00; p(trend) = 0.05) for activity during adolescence. The authors conclude that increased physical activity, including activity during adolescence, is associated with reduced risk of renal cell cancer...
  36. pmc The association between chronic renal failure and renal cell carcinoma may differ between black and white Americans
    Jonathan N Hofmann
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20892 7240, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:167-74. 2013
    ..Risk of RCC is elevated among end-stage renal disease patients, although no studies have looked at differences by race in the relationship between chronic renal failure and RCC...
  37. pmc The chromosome 2p21 region harbors a complex genetic architecture for association with risk for renal cell carcinoma
    Summer S Han
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Department of Health and Human Services, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7231, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 21:1190-200. 2012
    ..72 × 10(-9), per-allele OR = 1.28, 95% CI: 1.18-1.39) In conclusion, we report that chromosome 2p21 harbors a complex genetic architecture for common RCC risk variants...
  38. pmc Night-shift work and breast cancer risk in a cohort of Chinese women
    Anjoeka Pronk
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, EPS 8111, MSC 7240, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:953-9. 2010
    ..There were no indications of effect modification. The lack of an association between night-shift work and breast cancer adds to the inconsistent epidemiologic evidence. It may be premature to consider shift work a cause of cancer...
  39. pmc Alcohol intake and risk of oesophageal adenocarcinoma: a pooled analysis from the BEACON Consortium
    Neal D Freedman
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Gut 60:1029-37. 2011
    ..Therefore, the association of alcohol intake with OSCC, OA, and OGJA was determined in nine case-control studies and two cohort studies of the Barrett's Esophagus and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Consortium (BEACON)...
  40. 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...
  41. doi request reprint Genome-wide association analysis identifies new lung cancer susceptibility loci in never-smoking women in Asia
    Qing Lan
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Nat Genet 44:1330-5. 2012
    ..3. We observed no evidence of association for lung cancer at 15q25 in never-smoking women in Asia, providing strong evidence that this locus is not associated with lung cancer independent of smoking...
  42. pmc An investigation of risk factors for renal cell carcinoma by histologic subtype in two case-control studies
    Mark P Purdue
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Int J Cancer 132:2640-7. 2013
    ..Our findings support the existence of distinct age, sex and racial distributions for RCC subtypes, and suggest that the obesity-RCC association differs by histology...
  43. pmc Genotypic variants at 2q33 and risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in China: a meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies
    Christian C Abnet
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7236, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 21:2132-41. 2012
    ..Future studies of esophageal and other cancers should focus on comprehensive sequencing of this 2q33 locus and functional analysis of rs13016963 and rs10201587 and other strongly correlated variants...
  44. pmc LINE-1 methylation levels in leukocyte DNA and risk of renal cell cancer
    Linda M Liao
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e27361. 2011
    ..In this study, we aimed to examine the association between long interspersed nuclear elements (LINE-1) methylation levels, as a biomarker of global DNA methylation in blood cell DNA, and renal cell cancer risk...
  45. pmc Family cancer history affecting risk of colorectal cancer in a prospective cohort of Chinese women
    Gwen Murphy
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Office of Preventive Oncology, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1517-21. 2009
    ..Our cohort results suggest that consistent with findings from Western populations, having a family history of colorectal cancer may influence colorectal cancer risk to a similar extent in a low-risk population...
  46. pmc A nested case-control study of leukocyte mitochondrial DNA copy number and renal cell carcinoma in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial
    Jonathan N Hofmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Carcinogenesis 35:1028-31. 2014
    ..3). Results of this study suggest that high pre-diagnostic leukocyte mtDNA copy number, a suspected marker of oxidative DNA damage and mitochondrial dysfunction, is associated with increased future RCC risk. ..
  47. pmc Longer telomere length in peripheral white blood cells is associated with risk of lung cancer and the rs2736100 (CLPTM1L-TERT) polymorphism in a prospective cohort study among women in China
    Qing Lan
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e59230. 2013
    ..030). Our findings suggest that individuals with longer telomere length in peripheral white blood cells may have an increased risk of lung cancer, but require replication in additional prospective cohorts and populations...
  48. pmc Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons: determinants of urinary 1-hydroxypyrene glucuronide concentration and risk of colorectal cancer in the Shanghai Women's Health Study
    Jonathan N Hofmann
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    BMC Cancer 13:282. 2013
    ....
  49. pmc Menstrual and reproductive factors and gastric cancer risk in a large prospective study of women
    Neal D Freedman
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Gut 56:1671-7. 2007
    ..Gastric cancer incidence rates are consistently lower in women than men in both high and low-risk regions worldwide. Sex hormones, such as progesterone and estrogen, may protect women against gastric cancer...
  50. pmc GST, NAT1, CYP1A1 polymorphisms and risk of esophageal and gastric adenocarcinomas
    Louise Wideroff
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, EPN 4005, 6130 Executive Boulevard, MSC 7344, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 31:233-6. 2007
    ..In a population-based case-control study, we examined risks in relation to polymorphisms of the following genes: GSTP1; GSTM1; GSTT1; NAT1; and CYP1A1...
  51. 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...
  52. pmc Mitochondrial DNA copy number and risk of gastric cancer: a report from the Shanghai Women's Health Study
    Linda M Liao
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, EPS 8003, MSC 7240, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:1944-9. 2011
    ..mtDNA copy number in leukocyte DNA has also been linked to several other cancers, although the temporal relationship between mtDNA and cancer has not been adequately explored...
  53. pmc Von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) inactivation in sporadic clear cell renal cancer: associations with germline VHL polymorphisms and etiologic risk factors
    Lee E Moore
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 7:e1002312. 2011
    ..A proportion of tumors from current smokers lacked VHL alterations and may represent a biologically distinct clinical entity from inactivated cases...
  54. pmc Combining a job-exposure matrix with exposure measurements to assess occupational exposure to benzene in a population cohort in shanghai, china
    Melissa C Friesen
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 56:80-91. 2012
    ..Our aim was to better discriminate between job, industry, and time differences in exposure levels compared to using a JEM alone...
  55. pmc Analysis of SNPs and haplotypes in vitamin D pathway genes and renal cancer risk
    Sara Karami
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health NIH, Department of Health and Human Services DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e7013. 2009
    ..This study comprehensively evaluated genetic variation across eight vitamin D pathway genes in relation to RCC risk. We found increased risk associated with VDR and RXRA. Replication studies are warranted to confirm these findings...
  56. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms in heterocyclic amine metabolism and risk of colorectal adenomas
    Naoko Ishibe
    Genetic Epidemioly Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland 20892, USA
    Pharmacogenetics 12:145-50. 2002
    ..Further study of larger populations is needed to confirm and extend these observations...
  57. pmc Validity of a physical activity questionnaire in Shanghai
    Tricia M Peters
    National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:2222-30. 2010
    ..Because available PAQ may not capture the full range of PA in which urban Chinese adults engage, a PAQ was developed for this purpose. We examined the validity of this PAQ and the 1-yr stability of PA in 545 urban Shanghai adults...
  58. pmc Circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D and risk of esophageal and gastric cancer: Cohort Consortium Vitamin D Pooling Project of Rarer Cancers
    Christian C Abnet
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20852, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:94-106. 2010
    ..31, 0.96). Subgroup analyses by alcohol consumption produced opposing trends. Results do not support the hypothesis that interventions aimed at increasing vitamin D status would lead to a lower risk of these highly fatal cancers...
  59. pmc A genome-wide association study of renal cell carcinoma among African Americans
    Mark P Purdue
    Authors Affiliations Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland Department of Epidemiology, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences and Barbara Ann Karmanos Institute, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan and Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:209-14. 2014
    ..Our finding that the association with this SNP may be specific to clear-cell RCC is novel and requires additional investigation. Additional investigation of rs10771279 and other suggestive GWAS findings is also needed...
  60. doi request reprint Pathologic validation of renal cell carcinoma histology in the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results program
    Brian Shuch
    Urologic Oncology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Md Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 32:23.e9-13. 2014
    ..The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) program is an important epidemiologic research tool to study cancer. No information is available on its pathologic accuracy for renal cell carcinoma (RCC)...
  61. ncbi request reprint Obesity and cancer risk among white and black United States veterans
    Claudine Samanic
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Room 8115, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:35-43. 2004
    ..Obesity has been linked to excess risk for many cancers, but the evidence remains tenuous for some types. Although the prevalence of obesity varies by race, few studies of obesity-related cancer risk have included non-white subjects...
  62. pmc A case-control study of peripheral blood mitochondrial DNA copy number and risk of renal cell carcinoma
    Mark P Purdue
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e43149. 2012
    ..In an attempt to replicate that finding, we measured mtDNA copy number in peripheral blood DNA from a U.S. population-based case-control study of RCC...
  63. pmc Large prospective investigation of meat intake, related mutagens, and risk of renal cell carcinoma
    Carrie R Daniel
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:155-62. 2012
    ..The evidence for meat intake and renal cell carcinoma (RCC) risk is inconsistent. Mutagens related to meat cooking and processing, and variation by RCC subtype may be important to consider...
  64. pmc Cigarette smoking and adenocarcinomas of the esophagus and esophagogastric junction: a pooled analysis from the international BEACON consortium
    Michael B Cook
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health DHHS, 6120 Executive Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20852 7234, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:1344-53. 2010
    ....
  65. pmc Prediagnostic circulating adipokine concentrations and risk of renal cell carcinoma in male smokers
    Linda M Liao
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Carcinogenesis 34:109-12. 2013
    ..These findings provide the strongest evidence to date, suggesting that the association between obesity and RCC is mediated at least in part through the effects of low adiponectin...
  66. pmc Body mass index and renal cell cancer: the influence of race and sex
    Jennifer L Beebe-Dimmer
    Department of Oncology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Epidemiology 23:821-8. 2012
    ..The effects of early-age obesity and change in body mass index (BMI) on renal cancer have been studied less thoroughly, and the influence of race has never been formally investigated...
  67. pmc Risk of kidney cancer and chronic kidney disease in relation to hepatitis C virus infection: a nationwide register-based cohort study in Sweden
    Jonathan N Hofmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Eur J Cancer Prev 20:326-30. 2011
    ..Given inconsistent findings in the literature, it is premature to consider HCV infection to be a risk factor for kidney cancer...
  68. ncbi request reprint Folate metabolism genes, vegetable intake and renal cancer risk in central Europe
    Lee E Moore
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Int J Cancer 122:1710-5. 2008
    ..04 for all). In summary, these findings suggest that common variation in MTHFR and TYMS genes may be associated with RCC risk, particularly when vegetable intake is low...
  69. ncbi request reprint Tobacco smoking and colorectal hyperplastic and adenomatous polyps
    Bu Tian Ji
    National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, EPS 8120, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:897-901. 2006
    ..In conclusion, tobacco use, particularly recent use, increases risk for both adenomatous and hyperplastic polyps, but the risks are substantially greater for hyperplastic lesions...
  70. ncbi request reprint Relation of body mass index to cancer risk in 362,552 Swedish men
    Claudine Samanic
    Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 6120 Executive Blvd, Room 8115, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:901-9. 2006
    ..For other cancer sites, the relationship with obesity is less well quantified, and the effect of weight change on cancer risk is unclear...
  71. pmc Body size and renal cell cancer incidence in a large US cohort study
    Kenneth F Adams
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:268-77. 2008
    ..Waist-to hip ratio was positively associated with RCC in women and with height at age 18 years in both men and women...
  72. pmc Genetic variants in T helper cell type 1, 2 and 3 pathways and gastric cancer risk in a Polish population
    Rajeev Mahajan
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 38:626-33. 2008
    ..7-1.3) for C/T and 0.6 (95% CI, 0.3-1.0) T/T carriers compared with C/C carriers (P = 0.03). These results suggest that IL5 rs2069812 and IL7R rs1389832, rs1494556 and rs1494555 polymorphisms may contribute to gastric cancer etiology...
  73. pmc Body mass index, effect modifiers, and risk of pancreatic cancer: a pooled study of seven prospective cohorts
    Li Jiao
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1305-14. 2010
    ..To investigate whether the positive association of body mass index (BMI, kg/m(2)) with risk of pancreatic cancer is modified by age, sex, smoking status, physical activity, and history of diabetes...
  74. pmc Comprehensive evaluation of one-carbon metabolism pathway gene variants and renal cell cancer risk
    Todd M Gibson
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e26165. 2011
    ..Variation in one-carbon metabolism genes, particularly MTHFR, has been associated with risk of a number of cancers in epidemiologic studies, but little is known regarding renal cancer...
  75. pmc Polymorphisms in estrogen- and androgen-metabolizing genes and the risk of gastric cancer
    Neal D Freedman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Carcinogenesis 30:71-7. 2009
    ..These findings should be interpreted cautiously until replicated in other studies...
  76. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of heterocyclic amines, meat-derived mutagenic activity, and risk of colorectal adenomas
    R Sinha
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Rockville, Maryland 20892, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:559-62. 2001
    ....
  77. pmc Genetic variant in TP63 on locus 3q28 is associated with risk of lung adenocarcinoma among never-smoking females in Asia
    H Dean Hosgood
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, EPS 8118, MCS 7240, Bethesda, MD 20892 7240, USA
    Hum Genet 131:1197-203. 2012
    ..037; allelic risk = 0.82, 95% CI = 0.67-0.99). Our findings provide strong evidence that genetic variation in TP63 is associated with the risk of lung adenocarcinoma among Asian females in the absence of tobacco smoking...
  78. pmc Cigarette smoking, body mass index, gastro-esophageal reflux disease, and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and risk of subtypes of esophageal and gastric cancers by P53 overexpression
    Jonine D Figueroa
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:361-8. 2009
    ..Further research on these tumors is needed to identify molecular markers associated with variations in the risk factor profiles...
  79. pmc Vitamin D receptor polymorphisms and renal cancer risk in Central and Eastern Europe
    S Karami
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA karamis mail nih gov
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 71:367-72. 2008
    ..60; 95% CI: 0.33-1.1; P trend = 0.05). Genotype associations with these subgroups were not modified when dietary sources of vitamin D or calcium were considered. Additional studies of genetic variation in the VDR gene are warranted...
  80. pmc Detectable clonal mosaicism and its relationship to aging and cancer
    Kevin B Jacobs
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute NCI, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Nat Genet 44:651-8. 2012
    ..4; P = 3.8 × 10(-11)). These findings underscore the time-dependent nature of somatic events in the etiology of cancer and potentially other late-onset diseases...
  81. pmc A prospective analysis of prolonged sitting time and risk of renal cell carcinoma among 300,000 older adults
    Stephanie M George
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 21:787-90. 2011
    ..The authors prospectively examined the relationship of prolonged sitting and risk of RCC among 289,512 women and men in the National Institutes of Health-AARP Diet and Health Study...
  82. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and the risk of cancers of the gastric cardia and distal stomach in Shanghai, China
    B T Ji
    Division of Epidemiology, Columbia University, School of Public Health, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 6:481-5. 1997
    ..Our observations in China support recent findings in Western populations that obesity contributes to the risk of gastric cardia cancer, especially among men...
  83. ncbi request reprint Validation of benzene exposure assessment
    M Dosemeci
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 837:114-21. 1997
    ..This sharp trend between benzene hematotoxicity and estimated exposure to benzene indicated that the exposure-estimation method used in this cancer epidemiology study is reliable...
  84. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-1 polymorphisms associated with increased risk of gastric cancer
    E M El-Omar
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Nature 404:398-402. 2000
    ..Host genetic factors that affect interleukin-1-beta may determine why some individuals infected with H. pylori develop gastric cancer while others do not...
  85. pmc Indirect validation of benzene exposure assessment by association with benzene poisoning
    M Dosemeci
    Division of Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 104:1343-7. 1996
    ..Our confidence in the assessment method is supported by the observation of a strong positive trend between benzene poisoning and various measures, especially recent intensity of exposure to benzene...
  86. ncbi request reprint Risk of stomach cancer in relation to consumption of cigarettes, alcohol, tea and coffee in Warsaw, Poland
    W H Chow
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Cancer 81:871-6. 1999
    ..Our findings confirm an association with cigarette smoking, which is estimated to account for approximately 20% of stomach cancers diagnosed among Warsaw residents during the study period...
  87. ncbi request reprint Dietary habits and stomach cancer in Shanghai, China
    B T Ji
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Int J Cancer 76:659-64. 1998
    ..non-cardia). Our findings add to the evidence that diet plays a major role in stomach cancer risk and suggest the need for further evaluation of risks associated with carbohydrates and starchy foods as well as the mechanisms involved...
  88. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in risk of renal cell carcinoma and occupational exposures to chlorinated aliphatic hydrocarbons
    M Dosemeci
    Occupational Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Ind Med 36:54-9. 1999
    ..Organic solvents have been associated with renal cell cancer; however, the risk by gender and type of solvents is nuclear...
  89. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for colorectal cancer in a prospective study among U.S. white men
    A W Hsing
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Cancer 77:549-53. 1998
    ..Our findings support previous reports that a high intake of red meat and a sedentary life-style may increase the risk of colon cancer...
  90. ncbi request reprint Rising incidence of renal cell cancer in the United States
    W H Chow
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7240, USA
    JAMA 281:1628-31. 1999
    ..Clinical surveys have revealed that incidental detection of renal cell carcinoma is rising because of increased use of imaging procedures...
  91. pmc Clinical features of hematopoietic malignancies and related disorders among benzene-exposed workers in China. Benzene Study Group
    M S Linet
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7368, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 104:1353-64. 1996
    ....
  92. ncbi request reprint Occupational risk factors for breast cancer among women in Shanghai
    S A Petralia
    Occupational Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Ind Med 34:477-83. 1998
    ..Further, many comparisons were made and the problem of multiple hypothesis testing cannot be ignored in a survey such as ours...
  93. pmc Mortality among benzene-exposed workers in China
    R B Hayes
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7368, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 104:1349-52. 1996
    ..01) and lung cancer (ptrend = 0.01) increased with increasing cumulative exposure to benzene. Investigations continue to relate benzene exposure to specific lymphatic and hematopoietic malignancies and other causes of death...
  94. pmc Oesophageal cancer incidence in the United States by race, sex, and histologic type, 1977-2005
    M B Cook
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Department of Health and Human Services, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20852 7234, USA
    Br J Cancer 101:855-9. 2009
    ....
  95. pmc Occupational risk of lung cancer among lifetime non-smoking women in Shanghai, China
    A Pronk
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Occup Environ Med 66:672-8. 2009
    ..Occupational lung carcinogens have been primarily studied in men. The aim of this study was to investigate occupational lung cancer risk in a cohort of Chinese non-smoking women...
  96. pmc Family history of cancer and renal cell cancer risk in Caucasians and African Americans
    S Karami
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, MSC 7242, Bethesda, MD 20892 7242, USA
    Br J Cancer 102:1676-80. 2010
    ..The association between renal cell carcinoma (RCC) risk and family history of cancer has not been examined with an adequate number of African Americans (AAs)...
  97. pmc Renal cell carcinoma, occupational pesticide exposure and modification by glutathione S-transferase polymorphisms
    S Karami
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    Carcinogenesis 29:1567-71. 2008
    ..These findings further support the hypothesis that glutathione S-transferase polymorphisms can modify RCC risk associated with occupational pesticide exposure...
  98. ncbi request reprint Glutathione S-transferase polymorphisms, cruciferous vegetable intake and cancer risk in the Central and Eastern European Kidney Cancer Study
    L E Moore
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Carcinogenesis 28:1960-4. 2007
    ..49; 95% CI: 1.08-5.77; P-interaction = 0.05). These data provide additional evidence for the role of cruciferous vegetables in cancer prevention among individuals with common, functional genetic polymorphisms...
  99. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in Th1-type cell-mediated response genes and risk of gastric cancer
    L Hou
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, EPS 8123, Bethesda, MD 20852 7242, USA
    Carcinogenesis 28:118-23. 2007
    ..IL1A (-889 C>T) and the three examined IL12A variants were unrelated to gastric cancer risk. Our findings suggest that two Th1-related polymorphisms (TNFA -308 A>G and IFNGR2 Ex7-128 C>T) may increase the risk of gastric cancer...
  100. ncbi request reprint Glutathione S-transferase genotypes and stomach cancer in a population-based case-control study in Warsaw, Poland
    Q Lan
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7240, USA
    Pharmacogenetics 11:655-61. 2001
    ..01). This was due to a shift in the GSTT1 genotype distribution across age groups among stomach cancer patients only. These results suggest that the GSTT1 null genotype may be associated with increased risk of stomach cancer...
  101. ncbi request reprint Cigarette and alcohol consumption and the risk of colorectal cancer in Shanghai, China
    B T Ji
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, EPS 8120, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    Eur J Cancer Prev 11:237-44. 2002
    ..Although cigarette smoking and alcohol drinking in general were not risk factors for colorectal cancers in Shanghai, there were small excess risks for rectal cancer among heavy smokers and colon cancer among heavy drinkers...