E A Engels

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Absence of human T-cell lymphotropic virus type I and human foamy virus in thymoma
    H Li
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, 6120 Executive Blvd, EPS 8010, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Br J Cancer 90:2181-5. 2004
  2. pmc Skin cancers associated with autoimmune conditions among elderly adults
    E Lanoy
    INSERM, U943, Paris, F 75013 France
    Br J Cancer 103:112-4. 2010
  3. pmc Plasma cell neoplasms in US solid organ transplant recipients
    Eric A Engels
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:1523-32. 2013
  4. pmc Plasma markers of B-cell activation and clonality in pediatric liver and hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients
    Eric A Engels
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Transplantation 95:519-26. 2013
  5. pmc Circulating antibody free light chains and risk of posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder
    E A Engels
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 12:1268-74. 2012
  6. pmc Autoimmune conditions and hairy cell leukemia: an exploratory case-control study
    Lesley A Anderson
    Cancer Epidemiology and Health Services Research Group, Centre for Public Health, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queen s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    J Hematol Oncol 3:35. 2010
  7. pmc Cross sectional analysis of respiratory symptoms in an injection drug user cohort: the impact of obstructive lung disease and HIV
    M Bradley Drummond
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 10:27. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Antibody responses to simian virus 40 T antigen: a case-control study of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Eric A Engels
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, 6120 Executive Boulevard, EPS 8010, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:521-4. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Serologic evidence for exposure to simian virus 40 in North American zoo workers
    Eric A Engels
    National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Infect Dis 190:2065-9. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Systematic evaluation of genetic variants in the inflammation pathway and risk of lung cancer
    Eric A Engels
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20892, USA
    Cancer Res 67:6520-7. 2007

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Publications120 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Absence of human T-cell lymphotropic virus type I and human foamy virus in thymoma
    H Li
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, 6120 Executive Blvd, EPS 8010, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Br J Cancer 90:2181-5. 2004
    ..Western blot patterns varied across individuals and consisted mostly of weak reactivity. In conclusion, we did not find evidence for the presence of HTLV-I or HFV in US thymoma patients...
  2. pmc Skin cancers associated with autoimmune conditions among elderly adults
    E Lanoy
    INSERM, U943, Paris, F 75013 France
    Br J Cancer 103:112-4. 2010
    ..Immunosuppression is a risk factor for certain skin cancers. Autoimmune conditions can involve the skin, and may involve immunosuppressive therapies...
  3. pmc Plasma cell neoplasms in US solid organ transplant recipients
    Eric A Engels
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:1523-32. 2013
    ..PBC may be another risk factor, perhaps by causing chronic immune activation...
  4. pmc Plasma markers of B-cell activation and clonality in pediatric liver and hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients
    Eric A Engels
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Transplantation 95:519-26. 2013
    ..Transplant recipients are at risk of posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease (PTLD)...
  5. pmc Circulating antibody free light chains and risk of posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder
    E A Engels
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 12:1268-74. 2012
    ..2 and 3.2 for monoclonal and polyclonal elevations). FLC elevations are common in transplant recipients and associated with heightened PTLD risk. FLCs likely reflect B-cell dysfunction, perhaps related to EBV-driven lymphoproliferation...
  6. pmc Autoimmune conditions and hairy cell leukemia: an exploratory case-control study
    Lesley A Anderson
    Cancer Epidemiology and Health Services Research Group, Centre for Public Health, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queen s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    J Hematol Oncol 3:35. 2010
    ..Case reports suggest that hairy cell leukemia (HCL) may be associated with autoimmune conditions, however no systematic investigations in this area have been undertaken...
  7. pmc Cross sectional analysis of respiratory symptoms in an injection drug user cohort: the impact of obstructive lung disease and HIV
    M Bradley Drummond
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 10:27. 2010
    ..We characterized the independent and joint effects of HIV and OLD on respiratory symptoms of a cohort of inner-city IDUs...
  8. ncbi request reprint Antibody responses to simian virus 40 T antigen: a case-control study of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Eric A Engels
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, 6120 Executive Boulevard, EPS 8010, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:521-4. 2005
    ..We found no association between the presence of T antibody and NHL, arguing against SV40 as a cause of NHL. Infrequent and low-level T antibody responses among humans could represent cross-reactivity to BK virus T antigen...
  9. ncbi request reprint Serologic evidence for exposure to simian virus 40 in North American zoo workers
    Eric A Engels
    National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Infect Dis 190:2065-9. 2004
    ..3%, respectively; P=.04). SV40 seroreactivity therefore may reflect zoonotic exposure...
  10. ncbi request reprint Systematic evaluation of genetic variants in the inflammation pathway and risk of lung cancer
    Eric A Engels
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20892, USA
    Cancer Res 67:6520-7. 2007
    ..IL1A and IL1B are critical signals in initiating inflammation. Our results suggest that a dysregulated inflammatory response to tobacco-induced lung damage promotes carcinogenesis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Case-control study of simian virus 40 and non-Hodgkin lymphoma in the United States
    Eric A Engels
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, 6120 Executive Blvd, EPS 8010, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1368-74. 2004
    ..S. non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) patients. SV40 accidentally contaminated U.S. poliovirus vaccines that were widely administered from 1955 through 1962. However, epidemiologic data linking SV40 with NHL are lacking...
  12. ncbi request reprint Poliovirus vaccination during pregnancy, maternal seroconversion to simian virus 40, and risk of childhood cancer
    E A Engels
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:306-16. 2004
    ..The authors conclude that an increased cancer risk in CPP children whose mothers received pre-1963 poliovirus vaccine was unlikely to have been due to SV40 infection transmitted from mothers to their children...
  13. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection and non-Hodgkin lymphoma: results of the NCI-SEER multi-center case-control study
    Eric A Engels
    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 111:76-80. 2004
    ..Our study demonstrates an association between HCV infection and NHL in the United States. HCV infection may be a cause of NHL...
  14. pmc Use of surveillance, epidemiology, and end results-medicare data to conduct case-control studies of cancer among the US elderly
    Eric A Engels
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:860-70. 2011
    ..With awareness of limitations, investigators have in SEER-Medicare data a valuable resource for epidemiologic research on cancer etiology...
  15. ncbi request reprint Trends in cancer risk among people with AIDS in the United States 1980-2002
    Eric A Engels
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    AIDS 20:1645-54. 2006
    ..People with AIDS have heightened cancer risk from immunosuppression. HAART has been available since 1996 and has reduced AIDS-related mortality, but there are few large-scale studies on cancer trends...
  16. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for human herpesvirus 8 infection among adults in the United States and evidence for sexual transmission
    Eric A Engels
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    J Infect Dis 196:199-207. 2007
    ..Human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) causes Kaposi sarcoma. In the United States, transmission routes for HHV-8 are uncertain...
  17. ncbi request reprint Elevated incidence of lung cancer among HIV-infected individuals
    Eric A Engels
    Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:1383-8. 2006
    ..We sought to characterize lung cancer incidence among HIV-infected individuals, examine whether cancer risk was related to HIV-induced immunosuppression, and assess whether the high prevalence of smoking explained elevated risk...
  18. ncbi request reprint Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus in non-Hodgkin lymphoma and reactive lymphadenopathy in Uganda
    Eric A Engels
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Hum Pathol 38:308-14. 2007
    ..We describe the first case of a KSHV-positive NHL from this region; this case is also the first reported pediatric lymphoma associated with KSHV infection...
  19. pmc Immunologic and virologic predictors of AIDS-related non-hodgkin lymphoma in the highly active antiretroviral therapy era
    Eric A Engels
    Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, DHHS, 6120 Executive Boulevard, EPS 7076 Rockville, MD 20892
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 54:78-84. 2010
    ..The association with high-level viremia could reflect detrimental effects on immune function related to incompletely effective HAART or direct effects on B cells...
  20. ncbi request reprint Immune-related conditions and immune-modulating medications as risk factors for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: a case-control study
    Eric A Engels
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:1153-61. 2005
    ..02), but dermatomyositis was absent in cases themselves. Family history of remaining conditions was unrelated to NHL. Results suggest that disordered immunity in some immune-related conditions can lead to NHL...
  21. pmc Epidemiology of thymoma and associated malignancies
    Eric A Engels
    Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Thorac Oncol 5:S260-5. 2010
    ..Thymoma is a rare malignancy of unknown etiology...
  22. ncbi request reprint Infectious agents as causes of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Eric A Engels
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, 6120 Executive Boulevard, EPS 7076, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:401-4. 2007
    ..Given the range of mechanisms by which infections could plausibly cause NHL and our growing molecular understanding of this malignancy, this field of research deserves continued attention...
  23. ncbi request reprint Antibodies to JC and BK viruses among persons with non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Eric A Engels
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Cancer 117:1013-9. 2005
    ..Additional research is needed to determine whether JCV replication is decreased in individuals with NHL and whether these findings are consistent with an etiologic role for JCV in NHL...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk associated with receipt of vaccines contaminated with simian virus 40: epidemiologic research
    Eric A Engels
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, DHHS, 6120 Executive Blvd, EPS 8010 Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Expert Rev Vaccines 4:197-206. 2005
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  25. pmc Tuberculosis and subsequent risk of lung cancer in Xuanwei, China
    Eric A Engels
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Int J Cancer 124:1183-7. 2009
    ..The increased lung cancer risk, persisting years after a tuberculosis diagnosis, could reflect the effects of chronic pulmonary inflammation and scarring arising from tuberculosis...
  26. ncbi request reprint Childhood exposure to simian virus 40-contaminated poliovirus vaccine and risk of AIDS-associated non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Eric A Engels
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Cancer 106:283-7. 2003
    ..Our findings do not support a role for SV40 in lymphomagenesis among immunosuppressed persons...
  27. ncbi request reprint Immunoblastic lymphoma in persons with AIDS-associated Kaposi's sarcoma: a role for Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus
    Eric A Engels
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer and Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20892, USA
    Mod Pathol 16:424-9. 2003
    ..We conclude that Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus is present in some immunoblastic lymphomas in persons with AIDS-associated Kaposi's sarcoma...
  28. pmc Spectrum of cancer risk among US solid organ transplant recipients
    Eric A Engels
    National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, EPS 7076, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    JAMA 306:1891-901. 2011
    ..Because most prior research has concerned kidney recipients, large studies that include recipients of differing organs can inform cancer etiology...
  29. ncbi request reprint Human immunodeficiency virus infection, aging, and cancer
    E A Engels
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, Room 8005, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:S29-34. 2001
    ..0001), probably reflecting heavy smoking among HIV-infected adults. Identifying separate effects of HIV and aging on cancer risk will require detailed data on individuals' HIV infection status and exposures to known carcinogens...
  30. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence in Denmark following exposure to poliovirus vaccine contaminated with simian virus 40
    Eric A Engels
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:532-9. 2003
    ..To clarify whether SV40 infection increases risk of these cancers or of cancers arising in children, we examined cancer incidence in three Danish birth cohorts...
  31. ncbi request reprint Trends in human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) load among HIV-1-infected children with hemophilia
    E A Engels
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    J Infect Dis 184:364-8. 2001
    ..In conclusion, those subjects had virus load trends similar to those in adults. Early virus loads were lower than those in vertically infected infants, which suggests that factors changing soon after birth affect viral replication...
  32. ncbi request reprint Latent class analysis of human herpesvirus 8 assay performance and infection prevalence in sub-saharan Africa and Malta
    E A Engels
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Int J Cancer 88:1003-8. 2000
    ..Prevalence was also high in Botswana (87% in Sans, an indigenous group, and 76% in Bantus), though Kaposi's sarcoma is not common, suggesting that additional co-factors besides HHV-8 are needed for development of Kaposi's sarcoma...
  33. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of diagnostic tests for acute sinusitis
    E A Engels
    Division of Clinical Care Research, Department of Medicine, New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, 750 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 53:852-62. 2000
    ..In conclusion, acute sinusitis is common among symptomatic patients. Radiography and clinical evaluation (especially risk scores) appear to provide useful information for diagnosis of sinusitis...
  34. ncbi request reprint Identifying human herpesvirus 8 infection: performance characteristics of serologic assays
    E A Engels
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 23:346-54. 2000
    ..Overall, assays performed adequately for use in most epidemiologic investigations, but wider applications will require improved tests...
  35. ncbi request reprint Zoster incidence in human immunodeficiency virus-infected hemophiliacs and homosexual men, 1984-1997. District of Columbia Gay Cohort Study. Multicenter Hemophilia Cohort Study
    E A Engels
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20822, USA
    J Infect Dis 180:1784-9. 1999
    ..During the 14 years of follow-up, zoster incidence declined 9% per year. This trend occurred despite decreasing CD4 cell counts and was unexplained by zidovudine or acyclovir use...
  36. ncbi request reprint Plasma HIV viral load in patients with hemophilia and late-stage HIV disease: a measure of current immune suppression. Multicenter Hemophilia Cohort Study
    E A Engels
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20822, USA
    Ann Intern Med 131:256-64. 1999
    ..For patients infected with HIV, plasma HIV viral load in early disease predicts long-term prognosis. However, the implications of viral load measurements late in HIV disease are uncertain...
  37. ncbi request reprint Early infection in bone marrow transplantation: quantitative study of clinical factors that affect risk
    E A Engels
    Department of Medicine, Tupper Institute, New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 28:256-66. 1999
    ..Ciprofloxacin prophylaxis and particularly intravenous antibiotic therapy provide substantial protection at low neutrophil counts. These results can be used to model management strategies for transplant recipients...
  38. ncbi request reprint Absence of simian virus 40 in human brain tumors from northern India
    Eric A Engels
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Int J Cancer 101:348-52. 2002
    ..Our findings do not support a role for SV40 in choroid plexus tumors or ependymomas from northern India...
  39. ncbi request reprint Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus infection in elderly Jews and non-Jews from New York City
    Eric A Engels
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 31:946-50. 2002
    ..Elderly Jews have relatively high KS risk, but it is unclear whether this indicates heightened prevalence of KS-associated herpesvirus (KSHV), the KS agent. We studied Jewish and non-Jewish patients at a New York City geriatrics clinic...
  40. ncbi request reprint Malignant thymoma in the United States: demographic patterns in incidence and associations with subsequent malignancies
    Eric A Engels
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Cancer 105:546-51. 2003
    ..The peak in late adulthood deserves further study. Variation in incidence by race suggests a role for genetic factors. Our study did not demonstrate broadly increased risk for malignancies following thymoma...
  41. doi request reprint Inflammation in the development of lung cancer: epidemiological evidence
    Eric A Engels
    Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, EPS 7076, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 8:605-15. 2008
    ..Other research indicates an association between genetic polymorphisms in the inflammation pathway, which might modulate the inflammatory response and lung cancer risk...
  42. doi request reprint Cancer risk in people infected with human immunodeficiency virus in the United States
    Eric A Engels
    Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Int J Cancer 123:187-94. 2008
    ..These trends have led to a shift in the spectrum of cancer among HIV-infected persons...
  43. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection and risk for hepatocellular carcinoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma in AIDS
    Eric A Engels
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute NIH, 6120 Executive Boulevard, EPS 8010, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 31:536-41. 2002
    ..These data suggest an effect of HCV infection on HCC risk among adults with AIDS. On the other hand, NHL risk was not higher for groups in whom HCV infection was prevalent...
  44. ncbi request reprint Case-control study of cancer among US Army veterans exposed to simian virus 40-contaminated adenovirus vaccine
    Dana E M Rollison
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:317-24. 2004
    ..52, 1.24) for brain tumors, 1.41 (95% CI: 0.39, 5.15) for mesothelioma, and 0.97 (95% CI: 0.65, 1.44) for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. These findings do not support a role for SV40 in the development of these cancers...
  45. ncbi request reprint Detection and quantification of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus to predict AIDS-associated Kaposi's sarcoma
    Eric A Engels
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20892, USA
    AIDS 17:1847-51. 2003
    ..To identify immunologic and virologic predictors of AIDS-associated Kaposi's sarcoma (KS)...
  46. pmc Spectrum of cancer risk late after AIDS onset in the United States
    Edgar P Simard
    Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, EPS 7076, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1337-45. 2010
    ..We conducted this study to assess long-term cancer risk among persons with AIDS relative to the general population and the impact of HAART on cancer incidence...
  47. ncbi request reprint Risk of T-cell lymphomas in persons with AIDS
    R J Biggar
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 26:371-6. 2001
    ..HIV-related immunodeficiency could be important, but differences between the population developing AIDS and the general population (e. g., immigration from the Caribbean region for ATLL) might independently increase T-cell lymphoma risk...
  48. pmc Risk of breast, ovary, and uterine corpus cancers among 85,268 women with AIDS
    J J Goedert
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Br J Cancer 95:642-8. 2006
    ..003), approaching the risk of the general population. We conclude that the cancer deficit reflected direct or indirect effects of HIV/AIDS and that anti-HIV therapy reduced these effects...
  49. pmc Cancers associated with Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) in AIDS: a link between KS herpesvirus and immunoblastic lymphoma
    E A Engels
    Viral Epidemiology Branch and Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD, USA
    Br J Cancer 85:1298-303. 2001
    ..Our findings, and the previously demonstrated presence of KSHV in the histologically related primary effusion lymphoma, suggest that KSHV is involved in the pathogenesis of some immunoblastic lymphomas...
  50. pmc Risk of immune thrombocytopenic purpura and autoimmune hemolytic anemia among 120 908 US veterans with hepatitis C virus infection
    Elizabeth Y Chiao
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, 2002 Holcombe Road, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:357-63. 2009
    ..There is emerging evidence that hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection play a role in the etiology of immune thrombocytopenia purpura (ITP) and autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA), both of which are severe autoimmune cytopenias...
  51. pmc Breast cancer risk in elderly women with systemic autoimmune rheumatic diseases: a population-based case-control study
    S M Gadalla
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Br J Cancer 100:817-21. 2009
    ..49, 95% CI=0.26-0.93) among women with SLE. These findings suggest that systemic inflammation may affect breast epithelial neoplasia...
  52. pmc Skin cancers associated with HIV infection and solid-organ transplantation among elderly adults
    Emilie Lanoy
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Int J Cancer 126:1724-31. 2010
    ..Solid-organ transplantation and HIV infection were followed by increased risk for some skin cancer subtypes among elderly adults. These results highlight the potential role of immunity in development of skin cancers...
  53. pmc Incidence and risk factors for hepatocellular carcinoma after solid organ transplantation
    Christopher J Hoffmann
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Transplantation 86:784-90. 2008
    ..Solid organ transplant recipients commonly are infected with hepatitis viruses, are immunosuppressed, and have other potential hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) risk factors...
  54. pmc Risk of hepatobiliary and pancreatic cancers after hepatitis C virus infection: A population-based study of U.S. veterans
    Hashem B El-Serag
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Hepatology 49:116-23. 2009
    ..Absence of an association with ECC was consistent in adjusted and unadjusted models. A significant association with pancreatic cancer was erased by alcohol use and other variables...
  55. doi request reprint Incidence trends for human papillomavirus-related and -unrelated oral squamous cell carcinomas in the United States
    Anil K Chaturvedi
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:612-9. 2008
    ....
  56. pmc Strategies for diagnosing and treating suspected acute bacterial sinusitis: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    E M Balk
    Evidence-based Practice Center, Division of Clinical Care Research, Tufts University School of Medicine, New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:701-11. 2001
    ..Newer, expensive antibiotics are of limited value. Additional testing is not cost-effective. Further studies are needed to find an accurate,low-cost diagnostic test for acute bacterial sinusitis...
  57. ncbi request reprint The incidence of Kaposi sarcoma among injection drug users with AIDS in the United States
    Jonnae O Atkinson
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 37:1282-7. 2004
    ..Thus, these data suggest that IDUs' risk of acquiring HHV-8, through needle sharing or other behaviors related to injection drug use, is low...
  58. pmc Hematopoietic malignancies associated with viral and alcoholic hepatitis
    Lesley A Anderson
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, EPS 7076 Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:3069-75. 2008
    ..In summary, HCV, but not other causes of hepatitis, was associated with the elevated risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and acute myeloid leukemia. HCV may induce lymphoproliferative malignancies through chronic immune stimulation...
  59. ncbi request reprint Delayed diagnosis and elevated mortality in an urban population with HIV and lung cancer: implications for patient care
    Malcolm V Brock
    Johns Hopkins Hospital, and Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:47-55. 2006
    ..Lung cancer is more common in HIV-infected patients than in the general population. We examined how effectively lung cancer was being diagnosed in our HIV-infected patients...
  60. ncbi request reprint HIV infection is associated with an increased risk for lung cancer, independent of smoking
    Gregory D Kirk
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:103-10. 2007
    ..Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected persons have an elevated risk for lung cancer, but whether the increase reflects solely their heavy tobacco use remains an open question...
  61. doi request reprint Human herpesvirus 8 seroprevalence among children and adolescents in the United States
    Lesley A Anderson
    Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:661-4. 2008
    ..4%). K8.1 seropositivity was associated with asthma (odds ratio: 6.3; 95% confidence interval: 2.4-16.9) and hay fever (3.5; 1.1-11.0), and there were borderline associations with measures of crowding and low socioeconomic status...
  62. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of human herpesvirus 8 among injection drug users in San Francisco
    Jonnae Atkinson
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    J Infect Dis 187:974-81. 2003
    ..These results are consistent with the occurrence of bloodborne transmission of HHV-8 among IDUs...
  63. ncbi request reprint Cause-specific mortality associated with HIV and HTLV-II infections among injecting drug users in the USA
    J J Goedert
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    AIDS 15:1295-302. 2001
    ..HTLV-II infection was not significantly associated with mortality from any cause, suggesting that it is not a significant human pathogen, even when present with HIV infection...
  64. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of quinolone prophylaxis in neutropenic cancer patients: a meta-analysis
    E A Engels
    Tupper Research Institute, Department of Medicine, New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Clin Oncol 16:1179-87. 1998
    ..To perform a meta-analysis to estimate the efficacy of quinolone antibiotics in preventing infections, fevers, and deaths among cancer patients neutropenic following chemotherapy...
  65. pmc Antibiotic use and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: a population-based case-control study
    L A Anderson
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Br J Cancer 98:161-4. 2008
    ..7, 95% confidence interval=0.5-1.2), nor antibiotic use by site, was associated with total NHL, or NHL subtypes. There were no trends with frequency or age at first use (P trend=0.23 and 0.26, respectively)...
  66. 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...
  67. pmc Risk of human papillomavirus-associated cancers among persons with AIDS
    Anil K Chaturvedi
    Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 6120 Executive Blvd, EPS 7072, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:1120-30. 2009
    ....
  68. doi request reprint Proportions of Kaposi sarcoma, selected non-Hodgkin lymphomas, and cervical cancer in the United States occurring in persons with AIDS, 1980-2007
    Meredith S Shiels
    Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, EPS 7059, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    JAMA 305:1450-9. 2011
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Pleural and peritoneal lymphoma among people with AIDS in the United States
    Sam M Mbulaiteye
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 29:418-21. 2002
    ..To describe the occurrence and characteristics of pleural and peritoneal lymphoma in a large cohort of persons with AIDS in 11 regions in the United States...
  70. pmc Second cancers after squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma of the cervix
    Anil K Chaturvedi
    Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 6120 Executive Blvd, EPS 7072, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:967-73. 2009
    ..We assessed whether these cofactor differences translate into differences in second cancer risk...
  71. ncbi request reprint Lack of serological evidence for an association between simian virus 40 and lymphoma
    Silvia de Sanjose
    Institut Catala d Oncologia, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cancer 104:522-4. 2003
    ..VLPs of the human BK virus substantially inhibited the SV40 reactivity of human sera. There was no serological evidence of widespread SV40 infection and no association of SV40 seropositivity with human lymphomas in Spain...
  72. pmc Chronic immune stimulation and subsequent Waldenström macroglobulinemia
    Jill Koshiol
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Office of Preventive Oncology, and Division of Genetic Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, EPS 7003, MSC 7236, Bethesda, MD 20892 7236, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1903-9. 2008
    ..A few previous studies suggest that chronic inflammation may particularly elevate risk of the distinct non-Hodgkin lymphoma subtype Waldenström macroglobulinemia (WM)...
  73. ncbi request reprint Detection of kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus DNA in saliva and buffy-coat samples from children with sickle cell disease in Uganda
    Sam M Mbulaiteye
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    J Infect Dis 190:1382-6. 2004
    ..Detection was associated with K8.1 seropositivity, younger age, and high household density, indicating the importance of in-household person-to-person transmission, likely via saliva...
  74. pmc Circulating serum free light chains as predictive markers of AIDS-related lymphoma
    Ola Landgren
    National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Center for Cancer Research, Medical Oncology Branch, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bldg 10 Room 13N240, Bethesda, MD, 20892, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:773-9. 2010
    ..CONCLUSION Elevated FLCs may represent sensitive markers of polyclonal B-cell activation and dysfunction and could be useful for identifying HIV-infected persons at increased NHL risk...
  75. ncbi request reprint Molecular evidence for mother-to-child transmission of Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus in Uganda and K1 gene evolution within the host
    Sam Mbulaiteye
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute NCI, Rockville, Maryland 21701, USA
    J Infect Dis 193:1250-7. 2006
    ..Epidemiological studies of Kaposi sarcoma (KS)-related herpesvirus (KSHV) indicate that having a KSHV-seropositive mother is a risk factor for KSHV infection in children...
  76. pmc Hodgkin lymphoma among US solid organ transplant recipients
    Scott C Quinlan
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Transplantation 90:1011-5. 2010
    ..To assess the risk and identify risk factors of Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) in solid organ transplant recipients. Prior research has been limited by the rarity of HL and the requirement for extended follow-up after transplantation...
  77. ncbi request reprint Kaposi's sarcoma risk among transplant recipients in the United States (1993-2003)
    Sam M Mbulaiteye
    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 119:2685-91. 2006
    ..The high KS risk immediately posttransplant and in persons with HLA-B mismatch highlights the role of immunosuppression and/or immune stimulation in KS pathogenesis...
  78. doi request reprint Chlamydia pneumoniae infection and risk for lung cancer
    Anil K Chaturvedi
    Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1498-505. 2010
    ....
  79. pmc Patterns of autoimmunity and subsequent chronic lymphocytic leukemia in Nordic countries
    Ola Landgren
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7236, USA
    Blood 108:292-6. 2006
    ....
  80. 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...
  81. pmc Reduced risk of prostate cancer in U.S. Men with AIDS
    Meredith S Shiels
    Infections and Immunoepidemiology Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2910-5. 2010
    ..In the United States, prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening is common and increases the detection of prostate cancer. We evaluated whether the prostate cancer deficit among men with AIDS reflects differential PSA screening...
  82. ncbi request reprint Elevated risk of lung cancer among people with AIDS
    Anil K Chaturvedi
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, EPS 7072, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    AIDS 21:207-13. 2007
    ..Lung cancer risk was compared between PWA and the general population and its relationship with immunosuppression was assessed. The likelihood that excess risk is explained by a high prevalence of smoking was also investigated...
  83. ncbi request reprint Risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and lymphoproliferative precursor diseases in US veterans with hepatitis C virus
    Thomas P Giordano
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, and The Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Tex 77030, USA
    JAMA 297:2010-7. 2007
    ..Previous studies have been too small to adequately assess these risks...
  84. pmc Age at cancer diagnosis among persons with AIDS in the United States
    Meredith S Shiels
    National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland 20892, USA
    Ann Intern Med 153:452-60. 2010
    ..Studies have reported young ages at cancer diagnosis in HIV-infected persons and have suggested that HIV accelerates carcinogenesis. However, these comparisons did not account for differences in population age structures...
  85. ncbi request reprint Risk of germ cell tumors among men with HIV/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
    James J Goedert
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1266-9. 2007
    ..Men with HIV/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) are reported to be at increased risk for germ cell tumors (GCT), particularly testicular seminoma. We investigated correlates of this association to improve understanding of GCTs...
  86. ncbi request reprint AIDS-related cancer and severity of immunosuppression in persons with AIDS
    Robert J Biggar
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, Room EPS 8014, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:962-72. 2007
    ..The incidence of Kaposi sarcoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and cervical cancer has been declining among persons with AIDS. We investigated the association between cancer risk and CD4 cell count among such persons...
  87. pmc Cancer burden in the HIV-infected population in the United States
    Meredith S Shiels
    Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:753-62. 2011
    ..We estimated the annual number of cancers in the HIV-infected population, both with and without AIDS, in the United States...
  88. ncbi request reprint Immune mechanisms in non-Hodgkin lymphoma: joint effects of the TNF G308A and IL10 T3575A polymorphisms with non-Hodgkin lymphoma risk factors
    Sophia S Wang
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7234, USA
    Cancer Res 67:5042-54. 2007
    ....
  89. pmc AIDS-related Burkitt lymphoma in the United States: what do age and CD4 lymphocyte patterns tell us about etiology and/or biology?
    Mercy Guech-Ongey
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Blood 116:5600-4. 2010
    ..2-0.6]). The bimodal peaks for BL, in contrast to non-BL NHL, suggest effects of noncumulative risk factors at different ages. Underascertainment or biological reasons may account for BL deficit at low CD4 lymphocyte counts...
  90. ncbi request reprint Underestimation of relative risks by standardized incidence ratios for AIDS-related cancers
    Anil K Chaturvedi
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, EPS 7072, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:230-4. 2008
    ..We quantified the extent of this underestimation for 3 AIDS-related cancers: Kaposi sarcoma (KS), central nervous system non-Hodgkin lymphoma (CNS NHL) and cervical cancer...
  91. ncbi request reprint Assessing uncertainty in reference intervals via tolerance intervals: application to a mixed model describing HIV infection
    Hormuzd A Katki
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852 4910, USA
    Stat Med 24:3185-98. 2005
    ..The Bayesian formulation naturally overcomes some important limitations of the likelihood model...
  92. pmc Hodgkin lymphoma and immunodeficiency in persons with HIV/AIDS
    Robert J Biggar
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rm EPS 7074, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    Blood 108:3786-91. 2006
    ..With more severe immunosuppression, nodular sclerosing HL becomes infrequent, explaining the higher proportion of mixed cellularity HL found in PWAs. Pathogenesis implications are discussed...
  93. ncbi request reprint Does simian virus 40 cause non-Hodgkin lymphoma? A review of the laboratory and epidemiological evidence
    Eric A Engels
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland 20892, USA
    Cancer Invest 23:529-36. 2005
    ..Many of the considerations raised in this review apply to the evaluation of data regarding other cancers, such as mesothelioma, brain tumors, and various sarcomas, for which an etiologic link with SV40 also has been proposed...
  94. ncbi request reprint High levels of Epstein-Barr virus DNA in saliva and peripheral blood from Ugandan mother-child pairs
    Sam M Mbulaiteye
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    J Infect Dis 193:422-6. 2006
    ..Our results indicate that EBV infection persists, with virus readily detectable in saliva and buffy coats from persons without apparent symptoms in Africa...
  95. ncbi request reprint Water, socioeconomic factors, and human herpesvirus 8 infection in Ugandan children and their mothers
    Sam M Mbulaiteye
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 38:474-9. 2005
    ..Human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) infection is common in sub-Saharan Africa, but its distribution is uneven. Transmission occurs during childhood within families by unclear routes...
  96. ncbi request reprint Human herpesvirus 8 infection and transfusion history in children with sickle-cell disease in Uganda
    Sam M Mbulaiteye
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1330-5. 2003
    ..We studied the association between HHV-8 seropositivity and transfusion history among children with sickle-cell disease in Uganda, where HHV-8 infection is common in blood donors...
  97. ncbi request reprint Autoimmunity and susceptibility to Hodgkin lymphoma: a population-based case-control study in Scandinavia
    Ola Landgren
    Genetic Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7236, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1321-30. 2006
    ..In contrast, there are limited data on risk of Hodgkin lymphoma following autoimmune diseases and almost no data addressing whether there is a familial association between the conditions...
  98. pmc Blood transfusions and the subsequent risk of hematologic malignancies
    Cindy M Chang
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20892, USA
    Transfusion 50:2249-57. 2010
    ..Blood transfusions are associated with viral transmission and immunomodulation, perhaps increasing subsequent risk of hematologic malignancies (HMs). Prior studies of transfusion recipients have lacked details on specific HM subtypes...
  99. pmc Respiratory tract infections and subsequent risk of chronic lymphocytic leukemia
    Ola Landgren
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7236, USA
    Blood 109:2198-201. 2007
    ..001). None of 9 other respiratory-tract infections was significantly associated with CLL risk. Pneumonia might be a potential CLL trigger or it could represent premalignant immune disruption preceding CLL...
  100. pmc C-reactive protein and risk of lung cancer
    Anil K Chaturvedi
    Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:2719-26. 2010
    ..We investigated the association of circulating high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (CRP, an inflammation biomarker) and CRP single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) with prospective lung cancer risk...
  101. ncbi request reprint Respiratory tract infections in the pathway to multiple myeloma: a population-based study in Scandinavia
    Ola Landgren
    Genetic Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892 7236, USA
    Haematologica 91:1697-700. 2006
    ..7-fold (95%CI 1.0-3.0; p=0.05) and a 1.5-fold (95%CI 0.6-3.9) elevated MM risk, respectively. Pneumonia could be a trigger to the development of MM or a manifestation of immune disturbances in late-stage MGUS...