Cari M Kitahara

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A New Era of Low-Dose Radiation Epidemiology
    Cari M Kitahara
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Rm 7E566, Rockville, MD, 20850, USA
    Curr Environ Health Rep 2:236-49. 2015
  2. pmc Common obesity-related genetic variants and papillary thyroid cancer risk
    Cari M Kitahara
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, EPS 7056, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:2268-71. 2012
  3. pmc Association between adult height, genetic susceptibility and risk of glioma
    Cari M Kitahara
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 41:1075-85. 2012
  4. pmc Cigarette smoking, alcohol intake, and thyroid cancer risk: a pooled analysis of five prospective studies in the United States
    Cari M Kitahara
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, EPS 7056, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1615-24. 2012
  5. pmc Body fatness and markers of thyroid function among U.S. men and women
    Cari M Kitahara
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e34979. 2012
  6. pmc Obesity and thyroid cancer risk among U.S. men and women: a pooled analysis of five prospective studies
    Cari M Kitahara
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:464-72. 2011
  7. pmc Body fat distribution, weight change during adulthood, and thyroid cancer risk in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Cari M Kitahara
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, NCI, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Int J Cancer 130:1411-9. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Female Estrogen-Related Factors and Incidence of Basal Cell Carcinoma in a Nationwide US Cohort
    Elizabeth K Cahoon
    Elizabeth K Cahoon, Cari M Kitahara, Estelle Ntowe, Emily M Bowen, Michele M Doody, Terrence Lee, Mark P Little, Martha S Linet, and D Michal Freedman, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD and Bruce H Alexander, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    J Clin Oncol 33:4058-65. 2015
  9. pmc Body mass index and mortality in non-Hispanic black adults in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Yikyung Park
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e50091. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Occupational ionising radiation and risk of basal cell carcinoma in US radiologic technologists (1983-2005)
    Terrence Lee
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Occup Environ Med 72:862-9. 2015

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. doi request reprint A New Era of Low-Dose Radiation Epidemiology
    Cari M Kitahara
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Rm 7E566, Rockville, MD, 20850, USA
    Curr Environ Health Rep 2:236-49. 2015
    ....
  2. pmc Common obesity-related genetic variants and papillary thyroid cancer risk
    Cari M Kitahara
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, EPS 7056, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:2268-71. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Association between adult height, genetic susceptibility and risk of glioma
    Cari M Kitahara
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 41:1075-85. 2012
    ..In a pooled analysis of observational studies, we investigated the strength and consistency of this association, overall and for major sub-types, and investigated effect modification by genetic susceptibility to the disease...
  4. pmc Cigarette smoking, alcohol intake, and thyroid cancer risk: a pooled analysis of five prospective studies in the United States
    Cari M Kitahara
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, EPS 7056, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1615-24. 2012
    ..We examined the associations between cigarette smoking, alcohol intake, and thyroid cancer risk in a pooled analysis of five prospective studies...
  5. pmc Body fatness and markers of thyroid function among U.S. men and women
    Cari M Kitahara
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e34979. 2012
    ..S. population...
  6. pmc Obesity and thyroid cancer risk among U.S. men and women: a pooled analysis of five prospective studies
    Cari M Kitahara
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:464-72. 2011
    ..Thyroid cancer incidence has risen dramatically in the United States since the early 1980s. Although the prevalence of obesity has doubled during this time period, the relationship between obesity and thyroid cancer is uncertain...
  7. pmc Body fat distribution, weight change during adulthood, and thyroid cancer risk in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Cari M Kitahara
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, NCI, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Int J Cancer 130:1411-9. 2012
    ..No clear association for weight gain in later life was observed. These results support a potential role for hormonal and metabolic parameters common to central adiposity in thyroid carcinogenesis...
  8. doi request reprint Female Estrogen-Related Factors and Incidence of Basal Cell Carcinoma in a Nationwide US Cohort
    Elizabeth K Cahoon
    Elizabeth K Cahoon, Cari M Kitahara, Estelle Ntowe, Emily M Bowen, Michele M Doody, Terrence Lee, Mark P Little, Martha S Linet, and D Michal Freedman, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD and Bruce H Alexander, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    J Clin Oncol 33:4058-65. 2015
    ..Although the photosensitizing properties of estrogens have been recognized for decades, few studies have examined the relationship between reproductive factors or exogenous estrogen use and BCC...
  9. pmc Body mass index and mortality in non-Hispanic black adults in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Yikyung Park
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e50091. 2012
    ..Although the prevalence of obesity (body mass index, kg/m(2), BMI ≥30) is higher in non-Hispanic blacks than in non-Hispanic whites, the relation of BMI to total mortality in non-Hispanic blacks is not well defined...
  10. doi request reprint Occupational ionising radiation and risk of basal cell carcinoma in US radiologic technologists (1983-2005)
    Terrence Lee
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Occup Environ Med 72:862-9. 2015
    ..To determine risk for incident basal cell carcinoma from cumulative low-dose ionising radiation in the US radiologic technologist cohort...
  11. pmc Body mass index and risk of death in Asian Americans
    Yikyung Park
    Yikyung Park, Cari M Kitahara, Steven C Moore, Amy Berrington de Gonzalez, D Michal Freedman, Robert N Hoover, Martha S Linet, Mark Purdue, Catherine Schairer, and Patricia Hartge are with the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD Sophia Wang and Leslie Bernstein are with the Division of Cancer Etiology, Department of Population Sciences, Beckman Research Institute and the City of Hope, Duarte, CA Ellen T Chang is with Health Sciences Practice, Exponent Inc, Menlo Park, CA Alan J Flint and Walter C Willett are with the Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA J Michael Gaziano, Howard D Sesso, and Walter C Willett are with the Division of Preventive Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA Kim Robien is with Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Exercise Science, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, Washington, DC Emily White is with the Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle Bradley J Willcox is with the Pacific Health Research and Education Institute and Queen s Medical Center, Honolulu, HI Michael J Thun is with the Department of Epidemiology, Utrecht University
    Am J Public Health 104:520-5. 2014
    ..We investigated the association between body mass index (BMI) and mortality among Asian Americans...
  12. pmc Personal history of diabetes, genetic susceptibility to diabetes, and risk of brain glioma: a pooled analysis of observational studies
    Cari M Kitahara
    Authors Affiliations Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda Core Genotyping Facility, National Cancer Institute, SAIC Frederick, Inc, Gaithersburg, Maryland Division of Cancer Etiology, Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope and the Beckman Research Institute, Duarte, California Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio Division of Preventive Medicine Division of Aging, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology, Research and Information Center, Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee Department of Radiation Sciences, Oncology, Umea University, Umeå and Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:47-54. 2014
    ..Brain glioma is a relatively rare and fatal malignancy in adulthood with few known risk factors. Some observational studies have reported inverse associations between diabetes and subsequent glioma risk, but possible mechanisms are unclear...
  13. doi request reprint Further Confirmation of Germline Glioma Risk Variant rs78378222 in TP53 and Its Implication in Tumor Tissues via Integrative Analysis of TCGA Data
    Zhaoming Wang
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland
    Hum Mutat 36:684-8. 2015
    ..Our bioinformatic analysis suggests rare risk allele (C) disrupts mRNA termination, and an allelic loss of a genomic region harboring common protective allele (A) occurs during tumor initiation or progression for glioma. ..
  14. doi request reprint Cancer and circulatory disease risks in US radiologic technologists associated with performing procedures involving radionuclides
    Cari M Kitahara
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Occup Environ Med 72:770-6. 2015
    ..We estimated risks of incidence and mortality from cancer and circulatory disease associated with performing procedures involving the use of radionuclides...
  15. pmc Childhood height and body mass index were associated with risk of adult thyroid cancer in a large cohort study
    Cari M Kitahara
    Authors Affiliations Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Rockville, Maryland Institute of Preventive Medicine Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospitals, the Capital Region, Copenhagen and Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Res 74:235-42. 2014
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  16. doi request reprint Ambient temperature and risk of first primary basal cell carcinoma: A nationwide United States cohort study
    D Michal Freedman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Rockville, MD, USA Electronic address
    J Photochem Photobiol B 148:284-9. 2015
    ..Q1; HR=1.54 (95% CI=1.35-1.75, p-trend=<0.001)). Future studies of temperature and BCC risk should include a broad range of UVR and temperature values, along with improved indicators of exposure to temperatures and UVR...
  17. pmc Association between class III obesity (BMI of 40-59 kg/m2) and mortality: a pooled analysis of 20 prospective studies
    Cari M Kitahara
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Med 11:e1001673. 2014
    ..Using data from a large pooled study, we evaluated the risk of death, overall and due to a wide range of causes, and years of life expectancy lost associated with class III obesity...
  18. pmc Body mass index and mortality among blacks and whites adults in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian (PLCO) cancer screening trial
    Qian Xiao
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 22:260-8. 2014
    ..In a large prospective cohort, we examined the relationship of body mass index (BMI) with mortality among blacks and compared the results to those among whites in this population...
  19. pmc Genome-wide association study of glioma and meta-analysis
    Preetha Rajaraman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Hum Genet 131:1877-88. 2012
    ..Our findings suggest that larger studies focusing on novel approaches as well as specific tumor subtypes or subgroups will be required to identify additional common susceptibility loci for glioma risk...
  20. pmc Total cholesterol and cancer risk in a large prospective study in Korea
    Cari M Kitahara
    National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD, USA
    J Clin Oncol 29:1592-8. 2011
    ..To further clarify the relationship between total cholesterol and cancer, which remains unclear...
  21. doi request reprint Analysis of Heritability and Shared Heritability Based on Genome-Wide Association Studies for Thirteen Cancer Types
    Joshua N Sampson
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD JNS, OP, SIB, QL, CCA, LTA, JDF, MTL, LM, SAS, PRT, KAM, PR, DA, DB, BAB, AB, LBR, WHC, CCC, JSC, JFFJr, NDF, LEBF, MGC, AMG, RNH, NH, WH, PDI, BTJ, CK, Suwon
    J Natl Cancer Inst 107:djv279. 2015
    ..We aim to estimate the heritability and genetic correlation attributable to the additive effects of common single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) for cancer at 13 anatomical sites...
  22. pmc Ionizing radiation and the risk of brain and central nervous system tumors: a systematic review
    Melissa Z Braganza
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Neuro Oncol 14:1316-24. 2012
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Adolescent and mid-life diet and subsequent risk of thyroid cancer in the NIH-AARP diet and health study
    Melissa Z Braganza
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 20892
    Int J Cancer 137:2413-23. 2015
    ..13, 95% CI: 1.13-3.99; ptrend  < 0.01). This large prospective study suggests that several components of the adolescent and mid-life diet, including iodine-rich foods and goitrogens, may influence thyroid cancer risk...
  24. pmc Body mass index, physical activity, and serum markers of inflammation, immunity, and insulin resistance
    Cari M Kitahara
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:2840-9. 2014
    ..However, previous studies on this topic have focused on a limited set of markers...
  25. pmc In utero exposure to iodine-131 from Chernobyl fallout and anthropometric characteristics in adolescence
    Gila Neta
    a Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
    Radiat Res 181:293-301. 2014
    ....
  26. pmc Dietary flavonoid intake and thyroid cancer risk in the NIH-AARP diet and health study
    Qian Xiao
    Authors Affiliations Nutritional Epidemiology Branch and Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland and AARP, Washington, District of Columbia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:1102-8. 2014
    ..More studies are needed to clarify a role of flavonoids in thyroid cancer development. Results from our study suggest a potential nutritional etiology of thyroid cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev; 23(6); 1102-8. ©2014 AACR. ..
  27. pmc Benign breast and gynecologic conditions, reproductive and hormonal factors, and risk of thyroid cancer
    Melissa Z Braganza
    National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 7:418-25. 2014
    ..In general, we found that factors reflecting a greater length of exposure to endogenous hormones, particularly during the reproductive years, were associated with risk of postmenopausal thyroid cancer...
  28. pmc Prospective investigation of body mass index, colorectal adenoma, and colorectal cancer in the prostate, lung, colorectal, and ovarian cancer screening trial
    Cari M Kitahara
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD, USA
    J Clin Oncol 31:2450-9. 2013
    ..We evaluated the associations of BMI with colorectal adenoma incidence, adenoma recurrence, and cancer in the context of a large screening trial, in which cases and controls had an equal chance for disease detection...
  29. doi request reprint Work history and mortality risks in 90,268 US radiological technologists
    Jason J Liu
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Occup Environ Med 71:819-35. 2014
    ..There have been few studies of work history and mortality risks in medical radiation workers. We expanded by 11 years and more outcomes our previous study of mortality risks and work history, a proxy for radiation exposure...
  30. doi request reprint Anthropometry and head and neck cancer:a pooled analysis of cohort data
    Mia M Gaudet
    Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA, Division of Cancer Etiology, Department of Population Sciences, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, CA, USA, Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Berkeley, CA, USA, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Insitutet, Stockholm, Sweden, Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway, Department of Research, Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway, Samfundet Folkhälsan, Helsinki, Finland, Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, TN, USA, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA, Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbruecke, Germany, Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 44:673-81. 2015
    ..Associations between anthropometry and head and neck cancer (HNC) risk are inconsistent. We aimed to evaluate these associations while minimizing biases found in previous studies...
  31. doi request reprint Thyroid Cancer and Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug Use: A Pooled Analysis of Patients Older Than 40 Years of Age
    Dhaval Patel
    1 Endocrine Oncology Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
    Thyroid 25:1355-62. 2015
    ..A second aim of the study was to determine additional risk or protective factors for thyroid cancer...
  32. pmc Imputation and subset-based association analysis across different cancer types identifies multiple independent risk loci in the TERT-CLPTM1L region on chromosome 5p15.33
    Zhaoming Wang
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Cancer Genomics Research Laboratory, National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, SAIC Frederick, Inc, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, Frederick, MD, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 23:6616-33. 2014
    ..33. Our results provide strong support for extensive pleiotropy across this region of 5p15.33, to an extent not previously observed in other cancer susceptibility loci. ..
  33. pmc A pooled analysis of body mass index and mortality among African Americans
    Sarah S Cohen
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America EpidStat Institute, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e111980. 2014
    ..This study provides compelling evidence to support public health efforts to prevent excess weight gain and obesity in African Americans...