Gretchen L Gierach

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Relationship of Terminal Duct Lobular Unit Involution of the Breast with Area and Volume Mammographic Densities
    Gretchen L Gierach
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 9:149-58. 2016
  2. pmc Relationship of serum estrogens and metabolites with area and volume mammographic densities
    Gretchen L Gierach
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Horm Cancer 6:107-19. 2015
  3. pmc Comparison of mammographic density assessed as volumes and areas among women undergoing diagnostic image-guided breast biopsy
    Gretchen L Gierach
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:2338-48. 2014
  4. pmc Relationships between computer-extracted mammographic texture pattern features and BRCA1/2 mutation status: a cross-sectional study
    Gretchen L Gierach
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 9609 Medical Center Drive, RM, 7 E108, Bethesda 20892 9774, MD, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 16:424. 2014
  5. pmc Relationship between mammographic density and breast cancer death in the Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium
    Gretchen L Gierach
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:1218-27. 2012
  6. pmc Coffee intake and breast cancer risk in the NIH-AARP diet and health study cohort
    Gretchen L Gierach
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 6120 Executive Blvd, Suite 550, Rockville, MD, USA
    Int J Cancer 131:452-60. 2012
  7. pmc Mammographic density does not differ between unaffected BRCA1/2 mutation carriers and women at low-to-average risk of breast cancer
    Gretchen L Gierach
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Office of Preventive Oncology, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 123:245-55. 2010
  8. pmc Physical activity, sedentary behavior, and endometrial cancer risk in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Gretchen L Gierach
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD 20852 7234, USA
    Int J Cancer 124:2139-47. 2009
  9. pmc Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and breast cancer risk in the National Institutes of Health-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Gretchen L Gierach
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 6120 Executive Blvd, Suite 550, Rockville, MD 20852 7234, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 10:R38. 2008
  10. pmc Prediagnosis body mass index, physical activity, and mortality in endometrial cancer patients
    Hannah Arem
    MHS, 6120 Executive Blvd, EPS 3029, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:342-9. 2013

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Publications49

  1. doi request reprint Relationship of Terminal Duct Lobular Unit Involution of the Breast with Area and Volume Mammographic Densities
    Gretchen L Gierach
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 9:149-58. 2016
    ..If confirmed, these results could suggest a prevention paradigm based on enhancing TDLU involution and monitoring efficacy by assessing MD reduction. Cancer Prev Res; 9(2); 149-58. ©2015 AACR. ..
  2. pmc Relationship of serum estrogens and metabolites with area and volume mammographic densities
    Gretchen L Gierach
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Horm Cancer 6:107-19. 2015
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  3. pmc Comparison of mammographic density assessed as volumes and areas among women undergoing diagnostic image-guided breast biopsy
    Gretchen L Gierach
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:2338-48. 2014
    ..We explored MD volume and area, using a volumetric approach previously validated as predictive of breast cancer risk, in relation to risk factors among women undergoing breast biopsy...
  4. pmc Relationships between computer-extracted mammographic texture pattern features and BRCA1/2 mutation status: a cross-sectional study
    Gretchen L Gierach
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 9609 Medical Center Drive, RM, 7 E108, Bethesda 20892 9774, MD, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 16:424. 2014
    ..It has been suggested that digitized mammographic images contain computer-extractable information within the parenchymal pattern, which may contribute to distinguishing between BRCA1/2 mutation carriers and non-carriers...
  5. pmc Relationship between mammographic density and breast cancer death in the Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium
    Gretchen L Gierach
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:1218-27. 2012
    ..Women with elevated mammographic density have an increased risk of developing breast cancer. However, among women diagnosed with breast cancer, it is unclear whether higher density portends reduced survival, independent of other factors...
  6. pmc Coffee intake and breast cancer risk in the NIH-AARP diet and health study cohort
    Gretchen L Gierach
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 6120 Executive Blvd, Suite 550, Rockville, MD, USA
    Int J Cancer 131:452-60. 2012
    ..Null findings persisted for risk of both HR-positive and -negative breast cancers. These findings from a large prospective cohort do not support a role of coffee intake in breast carcinogenesis...
  7. pmc Mammographic density does not differ between unaffected BRCA1/2 mutation carriers and women at low-to-average risk of breast cancer
    Gretchen L Gierach
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Office of Preventive Oncology, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 123:245-55. 2010
    ..Taking these factors into account did not significantly alter the results of the age/body mass index-adjusted analysis. Our results do not provide support for an independent effect of BRCA1/2 mutation status on mammographic density...
  8. pmc Physical activity, sedentary behavior, and endometrial cancer risk in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Gretchen L Gierach
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD 20852 7234, USA
    Int J Cancer 124:2139-47. 2009
    ..02). Associations with vigorous activities, which may interact with body mass index, suggest directions for future research to clarify underlying biologic mechanisms, including those relating to hormonal alterations...
  9. pmc Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and breast cancer risk in the National Institutes of Health-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Gretchen L Gierach
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 6120 Executive Blvd, Suite 550, Rockville, MD 20852 7234, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 10:R38. 2008
    ..Epidemiologic evidence for a protective role of NSAIDs in breast cancer, however, is equivocal...
  10. pmc Prediagnosis body mass index, physical activity, and mortality in endometrial cancer patients
    Hannah Arem
    MHS, 6120 Executive Blvd, EPS 3029, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:342-9. 2013
    ..Intervention studies of the effect of these modifiable lifestyle factors on mortality are needed...
  11. pmc Risk factors for specific histopathological types of postmenopausal breast cancer in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Sarah J Nyante
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Room 7 E236, MSC 9774, Bethesda, MD 20892 9774, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 178:359-71. 2013
    ..82, 95% CI: 1.39, 2.37) and mixed ductal-lobular (HR = 1.87, 95% CI: 1.39, 2.51) tumors. Differing associations for hormonal factors and mucinous and tubular cancers suggest etiologies distinct from those of common breast cancers. ..
  12. pmc Intensity and timing of physical activity in relation to postmenopausal breast cancer risk: the prospective NIH-AARP diet and health study
    Tricia M Peters
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, 6120 Executive Blvd, Bethesda, MD, USA
    BMC Cancer 9:349. 2009
    ..Despite strong evidence of an inverse association of physical activity with postmenopausal breast cancer risk, whether a certain intensity or time of life of physical activity is most effective for lowering breast cancer risk is not known...
  13. pmc Physical activity and postmenopausal breast cancer risk in the NIH-AARP diet and health study
    Tricia M Peters
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, 6120 Executive Boulevard, MSC 7232, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:289-96. 2009
    ..Although physical activity has been associated with reduced breast cancer risk, whether this association varies across breast cancer subtypes or is modified by reproductive and lifestyle factors is unclear...
  14. pmc Endometrial cancer risk factors by 2 main histologic subtypes: the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Hannah P Yang
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Human Services, Bethesda, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:142-51. 2013
    ..Because of the limited number of Type II cancers, additional evaluation of risk factors will benefit from consortial efforts...
  15. pmc Body mass index and risk of lung cancer among never, former, and current smokers
    Llewellyn Smith
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD 20852 7234, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:778-89. 2012
    ..These studies are difficult to interpret because of potential confounding by cigarette smoking, a major risk factor for lung cancer that is associated with lower BMI...
  16. pmc Anthropometric measures and physical activity and the risk of lung cancer in never-smokers: a prospective cohort study
    Tram Kim Lam
    Genetic Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e70672. 2013
    ..If anything, we observed some evidence for positive associations with a larger BMI or waist circumference...
  17. pmc Ovarian cancer incidence trends in relation to changing patterns of menopausal hormone therapy use in the United States
    Hannah P Yang
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, MD 20852, USA
    J Clin Oncol 31:2146-51. 2013
    ..Given that MHT use is also associated with increased ovarian cancer risk, we tested whether ovarian cancer incidence rates changed after 2002...
  18. pmc Unopposed estrogen and estrogen plus progestin menopausal hormone therapy and lung cancer risk in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study Cohort
    Louise A Brinton
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:487-96. 2012
    ..Previous studies have reported that lung cancer risk may be decreased, increased, or unaffected by prior use of menopausal hormone therapy (MHT)...
  19. pmc Menopausal hormone therapy and breast cancer risk in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study Cohort
    Louise A Brinton
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:3150-60. 2008
    ..Results from the Women's Health Initiative trial raise new questions regarding the effects of estrogen therapy (ET) and estrogen plus progestin therapy (EPT) on breast cancer risk...
  20. doi request reprint Association of Active and Sedentary Behaviors with Postmenopausal Estrogen Metabolism
    Cher M Dallal
    1Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, MD 2Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 3Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 4Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 5Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 6M Sklodowska Curie Memorial Cancer Center and Institute of Oncology, Warsaw, POLAND 7Division of Breast Cancer Research, Division of Genetics and Epidemiology and Breakthrough Breast Cancer Centre, The Institute of Cancer Research, London, UNITED KINGDOM 8Laboratory of Proteomics and Analytical Technologies, Advanced Technology Program, SAIC Frederick, Inc, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, Frederick, MD and 9C2N Diagnostics, Saint Louis, MO
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 48:439-48. 2016
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  21. pmc Alcohol and endometrial cancer risk in the NIH-AARP diet and health study
    Hannah P Yang
    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 20852, USA
    Int J Cancer 128:2953-61. 2011
    ..Our results do not support that alcohol is a strong contributor to endometrial cancer risk, but slight risk increases may prevail among some users or for selected tumor characteristics...
  22. pmc Breast cancer risk in older women: results from the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Louise A Brinton
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, 20892, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 25:843-57. 2014
    ..Divergent risk factors exist for premenopausal and postmenopausal breast cancers, but it is unclear whether differences by age exist among postmenopausal women...
  23. pmc Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and endometrial cancer risk in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Kim N Danforth
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health DHHS, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 2:466-72. 2009
    ..Overall, our data do not support an association between aspirin or NA-NSAID use and endometrial cancer risk...
  24. pmc Beyond breast cancer: mammographic features and mortality risk in a population of healthy women
    Rachel A Murphy
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, and Population Sciences, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e78722. 2013
    ..Breast fibroglandular (dense) tissue is a risk factor for breast cancer. Beyond breast cancer, little is known regarding the prognostic significance of mammographic features...
  25. pmc Reproductive and hormonal factors and lung cancer risk in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study cohort
    Louise A Brinton
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:900-11. 2011
    ..Inconsistent findings about hormonal factors on risk may reflect incomplete control for confounding, misclassification of exposures, or insufficient attention to variation by histology...
  26. pmc Prospective evaluation of risk factors for male breast cancer
    Louise A Brinton
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20852 7234, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:1477-81. 2008
    ..Differences in risk factors may reflect unique mechanisms associated with androgens and their ratio to bioavailable estrogens...
  27. doi request reprint Circulating insulin-like growth factor-I, insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 and terminal duct lobular unit involution of the breast: a cross-sectional study of women with benign breast disease
    HISANI N HORNE
    Metabolic Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Rm 7 E108, Bethesda, MD, 20892 9774, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 18:24. 2016
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  28. doi request reprint Menopausal hormone therapy and mortality among endometrial cancer patients in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Ashley S Felix
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Room 7E214, Bethesda, MD, 20892 9774, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 26:1055-63. 2015
    ..While menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) is an established endometrial cancer risk factor, its relationship with mortality among endometrial cancer patients is understudied...
  29. pmc Circulating sex hormones and terminal duct lobular unit involution of the normal breast
    Zeina G Khodr
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:2765-73. 2014
    ..We assessed whether circulating hormones, implicated in breast cancer risk, are associated with levels of TDLU involution using data from the Susan G. Komen Tissue Bank (KTB) at the Indiana University Simon Cancer Center (2009-2011)...
  30. pmc Circulating estrogens and estrogens within the breast among postmenopausal BRCA1/2 mutation carriers
    Jennifer T Loud
    Clinical Genetics Branch CGB, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Room 6E536, Bethesda, MD, 20850 9772, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 143:517-29. 2014
    ..If confirmed, future etiologic studies could utilize the more readily obtainable serum hormone levels as a reliable surrogate measure of exposure at the tissue level...
  31. pmc Assay reproducibility and interindividual variation for 15 serum estrogens and estrogen metabolites measured by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry
    Barbara J Fuhrman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:2649-57. 2014
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  32. pmc Estrogen metabolism and mammographic density in postmenopausal women: a cross-sectional study
    Barbara J Fuhrman
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1582-91. 2012
    ..We investigated the cross-sectional associations of urinary estrogens, and their 2-, 4-, and 16-hydroxylated metabolites with MD...
  33. pmc Epithelial ovarian cancer and exposure to dietary nitrate and nitrite in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Briseis Aschebrook-Kilfoy
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, DCEG, NCI, NIH, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Eur J Cancer Prev 21:65-72. 2012
    ..There were no clear differences in risk by histologic subtype of ovarian cancer. Our findings suggest that a role of dietary nitrate and nitrite in ovarian cancer risk should be followed in other large cohort studies...
  34. doi request reprint Leukocyte telomere length and its association with mammographic density and proliferative diagnosis among women undergoing diagnostic image-guided breast biopsy
    Clara Bodelon
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    BMC Cancer 15:823. 2015
    ..One marker of cellular replicative history is telomere length, but its association with MD is unknown. We investigated the relation of telomere length, a marker of cellular replicative history, with MD and biopsy diagnosis...
  35. pmc Long-term overall and disease-specific mortality associated with benign gynecologic surgery performed at different ages
    Gretchen L Gierach
    From the 1Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, 2Biostatistics Branch, and 3Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD and 4John P Murtha Cancer Center, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
    Menopause 21:592-601. 2014
    ..As bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy is frequently performed with hysterectomy for nonmalignant conditions, defining health outcomes associated with benign bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy performed at different ages is critical...
  36. doi request reprint Longitudinal Change in Mammographic Density among ER-Positive Breast Cancer Patients Using Tamoxifen
    Sarah J Nyante
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 25:212-6. 2016
    ..Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev; 25(1); 212-6. ©2015 AACR. ..
  37. pmc Cigarette smoking and endometrial carcinoma risk: the role of effect modification and tumor heterogeneity
    Ashley S Felix
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Bethesda, MD, 20892 9774, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 25:479-89. 2014
    ..We examined effect modification of this relationship and associations with tumor characteristics in the National Institutes of Health-AARP Diet and Health Study...
  38. pmc Etiologic factors for male breast cancer in the U.S. Veterans Affairs medical care system database
    Louise A Brinton
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Room 5018, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 119:185-92. 2010
    ..21-8.03), obesity (1.91, 1.50-2.44), and orchitis/epididymitis (1.80, 1.08-3.01). These results support previous speculations that male breast cancer is influenced not only by tissue at risk, but also by hormonal and inflammatory factors...
  39. doi request reprint Determinants of the reliability of ultrasound tomography sound speed estimates as a surrogate for volumetric breast density
    Zeina G Khodr
    Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 9609 Medical Center Drive MSC 9774, Bethesda, Maryland 20892
    Med Phys 42:5671-8. 2015
    ..The authors evaluated the reproducibility of measures of speed of sound and changes in this parameter using UST...
  40. pmc Expression of TGF-beta signaling factors in invasive breast cancers: relationships with age at diagnosis and tumor characteristics
    Jonine D Figueroa
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 121:727-35. 2010
    ..These results warrant analysis in studies of clinical outcomes accounting for age, ER status and treatment...
  41. pmc Accelerometer-based measures of active and sedentary behavior in relation to breast cancer risk
    Cher M Dallal
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Center for Cancer Training, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 134:1279-90. 2012
    ..Our findings support an inverse association between accelerometer-based measures of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity and breast cancer while also suggesting potential increases in risk with sedentary time...
  42. doi request reprint Red and processed meat, nitrite, and heme iron intakes and postmenopausal breast cancer risk in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Maki Inoue-Choi
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
    Int J Cancer 138:1609-18. 2016
    ..Our findings suggest that high consumption of red meat and processed meat may increase risk of postmenopausal breast cancer. Added nitrite and heme iron may partly contribute to these observed associations. ..
  43. pmc Association of TGF-β2 levels in breast milk with severity of breast biopsy diagnosis
    Hannah P Yang
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Room 7E 238, Bethesda, MD, 20892, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 26:345-54. 2015
    ..Accordingly, we assessed TGF-β2 levels in milk from women who had undergone a breast biopsy and related the concentrations to diagnosis...
  44. pmc Relationship of mammographic density and gene expression: analysis of normal breast tissue surrounding breast cancer
    Xuezheng Sun
    Authors Affiliations Department of Epidemiology Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland Department of Biology, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas Maria Sklodowska Curie Memorial Cancer Center and Institute of Oncology, Warsaw, Poland Campbell Family Institute for Breast Cancer Research, Ontario Cancer Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada and Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    Clin Cancer Res 19:4972-82. 2013
    ..To evaluate how mammographic density and breast tissue composition relate to extratumoral microenvironment gene expression, we used data on 121 patients with breast cancer from the population-based Polish Women's Breast Cancer Study...
  45. pmc Epidemiology of triple negative breast cancers
    Gretchen L Gierach
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, DHHS NIH NCI Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Bethesda, MD 20892 7244, USA
    Breast Dis 32:5-24. 2010
    ..Information sources for this review included the National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results 13 Registries Public-Use Database [5], CANCERLIT, Index Medicus, and PubMed...
  46. pmc Opportunities for molecular epidemiological research on ductal carcinoma in-situ and breast carcinogenesis: interdisciplinary approaches
    Mark E Sherman
    National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Prevention, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Breast Dis 34:105-16. 2014
    ..Accordingly, methods are needed to both specifically detect and identify DCIS lesions with potential to progress to invasive cancer and to discover techniques to triage and conservatively manage indolent cases of DCIS. ..
  47. ncbi request reprint Recreational physical activity and mammographic breast density characteristics
    Katherine W Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Suite 510, 3520 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:934-42. 2007
    ..These results suggest that the mechanism by which physical activity reduces breast cancer risk may not involve breast density...
  48. doi request reprint Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and serum total estradiol in postmenopausal women
    Alana G Hudson
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:680-7. 2008
    ..These cross-sectional findings suggest that NSAID use may be associated with lower circulating estradiol levels, potentially representing one mechanism through which NSAIDs exert protective effects on breast cancer...
  49. ncbi request reprint Hostility scores are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular events in women undergoing coronary angiography: a report from the NHLBI-Sponsored WISE Study
    Marian B Olson
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:546-52. 2005
    ..To evaluate hostility-related personality traits assessed by the Cook Medley Hostility Inventory and to relate these to the occurrence of adverse cardiac events in women with suspected myocardial ischemia...