Michael B Cook

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A systematic review and meta-analysis of the relationship between body size and testicular cancer
    C C Lerro
    Yale School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Br J Cancer 103:1467-74. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint A genome-wide association study of prostate cancer in West African men
    Michael Blaise Cook
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Rm 7 E106, MSC 9774, Bethesda, MD, 20892 9774, USA
    Hum Genet 133:509-21. 2014
  3. pmc Genetic contributions to the association between adult height and testicular germ cell tumors
    Michael B Cook
    Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA, US
    Int J Epidemiol 40:731-9. 2011
  4. pmc A systematic review and meta-analysis of perinatal variables in relation to the risk of testicular cancer--experiences of the son
    Michael B Cook
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20852 7234, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 39:1605-18. 2010
  5. 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
  6. pmc Sex disparities in cancer incidence by period and age
    Michael B Cook
    National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20852 7234, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1174-82. 2009
  7. pmc Endogenous DNA damage and testicular germ cell tumors
    M B Cook
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892 7234, USA
    Int J Androl 32:599-606. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Perinatal factors and the risk of testicular germ cell tumors
    Michael B Cook
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Rockville, MD 20892 7234, USA
    Int J Cancer 122:2600-6. 2008
  9. pmc Risk of testicular germ-cell tumours in relation to childhood physical activity
    M B Cook
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Br J Cancer 98:174-8. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Genetic variants in the 8q24 locus and risk of testicular germ cell tumors
    Michael B Cook
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892 7234, USA
    Hum Genet 123:409-18. 2008

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Publications30

  1. pmc A systematic review and meta-analysis of the relationship between body size and testicular cancer
    C C Lerro
    Yale School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Br J Cancer 103:1467-74. 2010
    ..Studies assessing the relationships of anthropometry and testicular germ-cell tumour (TGCT) have reported heterogeneous findings...
  2. ncbi request reprint A genome-wide association study of prostate cancer in West African men
    Michael Blaise Cook
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Rm 7 E106, MSC 9774, Bethesda, MD, 20892 9774, USA
    Hum Genet 133:509-21. 2014
    ..05. Further genetic studies of prostate cancer in West African men are needed to confirm our promising susceptibility loci. ..
  3. pmc Genetic contributions to the association between adult height and testicular germ cell tumors
    Michael B Cook
    Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA, US
    Int J Epidemiol 40:731-9. 2011
    ..Recently, a number of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) have been found to be related to height. We examined whether these SNPs were associated with TGCT and whether they explained the relationship between height and TGCT...
  4. pmc A systematic review and meta-analysis of perinatal variables in relation to the risk of testicular cancer--experiences of the son
    Michael B Cook
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20852 7234, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 39:1605-18. 2010
    ..We undertook a systematic review and meta-analysis of perinatal variables in relation to testicular cancer risk, with a specific focus upon characteristics of the son...
  5. 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
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  6. pmc Sex disparities in cancer incidence by period and age
    Michael B Cook
    National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20852 7234, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1174-82. 2009
    ..Cancer epidemiology articles often point out that cancer rates tend to be higher among males than females yet rarely is this theme the subject of investigation...
  7. pmc Endogenous DNA damage and testicular germ cell tumors
    M B Cook
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892 7234, USA
    Int J Androl 32:599-606. 2009
    ..This may partly explain the more aggressive biology and younger age-of-onset of this histologic subgroup compared with the relatively less aggressive, later-onset seminoma...
  8. doi request reprint Perinatal factors and the risk of testicular germ cell tumors
    Michael B Cook
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Rockville, MD 20892 7234, USA
    Int J Cancer 122:2600-6. 2008
    ..00-3.30) were risk factors. Nonseminoma was associated with breech birth (OR = 2.44, 95%CI: 1.25-4.78) and Cesarean section (OR = 2.10, 95%CI: 1.25-3.54). These results support the hypothesis that TGCT may originate in very early life...
  9. pmc Risk of testicular germ-cell tumours in relation to childhood physical activity
    M B Cook
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Br J Cancer 98:174-8. 2008
    ..Future studies should seek to validate responses further using recorded information sources such as school records...
  10. doi request reprint Genetic variants in the 8q24 locus and risk of testicular germ cell tumors
    Michael B Cook
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892 7234, USA
    Hum Genet 123:409-18. 2008
    ..In conclusion, this study has found little evidence for an association between the reported 8q24 SNPs and TGCTs, although the findings for nonseminoma may be worth further investigation...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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)...
  15. pmc Iron in relation to gastric cancer in the Alpha-tocopherol, Beta-carotene Cancer Prevention Study
    Michael B Cook
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, 6120 Executive Blvd, EPS Suite 550 Room 5014, Bethesda, MD 20852 7234, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:2033-42. 2012
    ..We used the prospective Alpha-Tocopherol, Beta-Carotene (ATBC) Cancer Prevention Study to assess whether iron metrics were associated with gastric cardia cancer (GCC) and gastric noncardia cancer (GNCC)...
  16. pmc Sex disparities in colorectal cancer incidence by anatomic subsite, race and age
    Gwen Murphy
    Department of Health and Human Services, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
    Int J Cancer 128:1668-75. 2011
    ..These findings may partially reflect differences in screening experiences and access to medical care but also suggest that etiologic factors may be playing a role...
  17. pmc Regional variations in esophageal cancer rates by census region in the United States, 1999-2008
    Jennifer Drahos
    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 8:e67913. 2013
    ..Leveraging the unique resource of National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR)-SEER, we assessed whether regional rates and trends of esophageal cancer significantly deviated from national estimates...
  18. pmc Sex disparities in cancer mortality and survival
    Michael B Cook
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:1629-37. 2011
    ..Previous research has noted higher cancer mortality rates and lower survival among males than females. However, systematic comparisons of these two metrics by sex have been limited...
  19. pmc Serum pepsinogens and Helicobacter pylori in relation to the risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in the alpha-tocopherol, beta-carotene cancer prevention study
    Michael B Cook
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health DHHS, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20852 7234, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1966-75. 2010
    ..Helicobacter pylori can induce gastric atrophy in humans, which in turn increases gastric cancer risk. Whether H. pylori and gastric atrophy also affect the risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC), however, remains unresolved...
  20. pmc International trends in the incidence of testicular cancer, 1973-2002
    Victoria M Chia
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, EPS Suite 550, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20892 7234, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1151-9. 2010
    ..In a prior report, global testicular cancer incidence rates and trends for the years 1973 to 1997 were summarized. The current report extends these analyses with an additional 5 years of data from Cancer Incidence in Five Continents...
  21. pmc A systematic review and meta-analysis of perinatal variables in relation to the risk of testicular cancer--experiences of the mother
    Michael B Cook
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20852 7234, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 38:1532-42. 2009
    ..We undertook a systematic review and meta-analysis of perinatal variables in relation to testicular cancer risk, with a specific focus upon characteristics of the mother...
  22. pmc Meta-analysis identifies four new loci associated with testicular germ cell tumor
    Charles C Chung
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute NCI, US National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Nat Genet 45:680-5. 2013
    ..These new TGCT susceptibility loci contain biologically plausible genes encoding proteins important for male germ cell development, chromosomal segregation and the DNA damage response...
  23. 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
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  24. pmc Etiologic factors in testicular germ-cell tumors
    Katherine A McGlynn
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Rockville, MD 20852 7234, USA
    Future Oncol 5:1389-402. 2009
    ..However, an accumulating body of evidence suggests that testicular cancer arises in fetal life. Perinatal factors, including exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals, have been suggested to be related to risk...
  25. 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...
  26. pmc Physical activity and sedentary behavior in relation to esophageal and gastric cancers in the NIH-AARP cohort
    Michael B Cook
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e84805. 2013
    ....
  27. pmc An international comparison of male and female breast cancer incidence rates
    Diana Ly
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20852 7234, USA
    Int J Cancer 132:1918-26. 2013
    ..Conversely, the high correlation between male and female breast cancer incidences may indicate that both sexes share some common risk factors for breast cancer...
  28. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric and hormonal risk factors for male breast cancer: male breast cancer pooling project results
    Louise A Brinton
    Affiliations of authors Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD Lab, MBC, RTF, JHL Section on Environment and Radiation, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France VM Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada KCJ Department of Oncology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden HO Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA JTC, BEH, MCP, GU Division of Genetics and Epidemiology, The Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, UK RC, AJS Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA SMG, MMG Department of Medicine JMG, Obstetrics and Gynecology Epidemiology Center, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology KBM, and Divisions of Preventive Medicine and Aging HDS, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA MAVERIC, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA JMG Department of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine
    J Natl Cancer Inst 106:djt465. 2014
    ..The etiology of male breast cancer is poorly understood, partly because of its relative rarity. Although genetic factors are involved, less is known regarding the role of anthropometric and hormonally related risk factors...
  29. ncbi request reprint Birth weight and risk of testicular cancer
    Michael B Cook
    Int J Cancer 122:957; author reply 958-9. 2008
  30. ncbi request reprint Who consults with dyspepsia? Results from a longitudinal 10-yr follow-up study
    Alexander C Ford
    Centre for Digestive Diseases, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:957-65. 2007
    ..Dyspepsia is common, and the condition is often chronic, with a relapsing and remitting nature. Factors influencing the decision to consult a physician with symptoms remain unclear...