Cari M Kitahara

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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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Publications19

  1. 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
    ....
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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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  11. ncbi request reprint 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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
    ..Cancer Prev Res; 7(4); 418-25. ©2014 AACR. ..
  16. 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
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  17. 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. ..
  18. 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...
  19. 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
    ....