M S Linet

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Interventional radiography and mortality risks in U.S. radiologic technologists
    Martha S Linet
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892-7238, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 36:113-20. 2006
  2. pmc Assessing interactions between the associations of common genetic susceptibility variants, reproductive history and body mass index with breast cancer risk in the breast cancer association consortium: a combined case-control study
    Roger L Milne
    Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology Group, Human Cancer Genetics Programme, Spanish National Cancer Research Centre CNIO, Madrid, 28029, Spain
    Breast Cancer Res 12:R110. 2010
  3. pmc Children's exposure to diagnostic medical radiation and cancer risk: epidemiologic and dosimetric considerations
    Martha S Linet
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 39:S4-26. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint The search for environmental effects on children's health: navigating between Scylla and Charybdis
    Martha S Linet
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Epidemiology 19:530-1. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Historical review of occupational exposures and cancer risks in medical radiation workers
    Martha S Linet
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7238, USA
    Radiat Res 174:793-808. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Invited commentary: Postmenopausal unopposed estrogen and breast cancer risk in the Women's Health Initiative--before and beyond
    Martha S Linet
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1416-20. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia: an overview of aetiology in light of recent developments in classification and pathogenesis
    Martha S Linet
    DCEG Radiation Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Br J Haematol 139:672-86. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Maternal sensitivity concerning aetiological research into childhood cancer: results of preliminary focus groups
    Martha S Linet
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Baethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:169-78. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Cellular telephones and non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Martha S Linet
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:2382-8. 2006
  10. pmc Incidence of haematopoietic malignancies in US radiologic technologists
    M S Linet
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Occup Environ Med 62:861-7. 2005

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Publications104 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Interventional radiography and mortality risks in U.S. radiologic technologists
    Martha S Linet
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892-7238, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 36:113-20. 2006
    ..The present study cannot rule out increased risks of cerebrovascular disease, specific cancers, and diseases with low case-fatality rates or a long latency period preceding death...
  2. pmc Assessing interactions between the associations of common genetic susceptibility variants, reproductive history and body mass index with breast cancer risk in the breast cancer association consortium: a combined case-control study
    Roger L Milne
    Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology Group, Human Cancer Genetics Programme, Spanish National Cancer Research Centre CNIO, Madrid, 28029, Spain
    Breast Cancer Res 12:R110. 2010
    ....
  3. pmc Children's exposure to diagnostic medical radiation and cancer risk: epidemiologic and dosimetric considerations
    Martha S Linet
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 39:S4-26. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint The search for environmental effects on children's health: navigating between Scylla and Charybdis
    Martha S Linet
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Epidemiology 19:530-1. 2008
    ..In the face of unexpected findings, research consortia provide opportunities for pursuing exploratory and follow-up studies of high-risk hypotheses. Reviewers and editors also play major roles...
  5. doi request reprint Historical review of occupational exposures and cancer risks in medical radiation workers
    Martha S Linet
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7238, USA
    Radiat Res 174:793-808. 2010
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Invited commentary: Postmenopausal unopposed estrogen and breast cancer risk in the Women's Health Initiative--before and beyond
    Martha S Linet
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1416-20. 2008
    ..Because millions of women use HRT, it is important to consider how the WHI and other research investigations might contribute to reducing gaps in understanding the relation between HRT and breast cancer risk...
  7. ncbi request reprint Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia: an overview of aetiology in light of recent developments in classification and pathogenesis
    Martha S Linet
    DCEG Radiation Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Br J Haematol 139:672-86. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Maternal sensitivity concerning aetiological research into childhood cancer: results of preliminary focus groups
    Martha S Linet
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Baethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:169-78. 2007
    ..We conclude that the focus group approach can contribute to a broad strategy for improving questionnaires and methods for conducting paediatric cancer epidemiological research...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cellular telephones and non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Martha S Linet
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:2382-8. 2006
    ..These findings must be interpreted in the context of less than 5% of the population reporting duration of use of 6 or more years or lifetime cumulative use of 200 or more hours...
  10. pmc Incidence of haematopoietic malignancies in US radiologic technologists
    M S Linet
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Occup Environ Med 62:861-7. 2005
    ..There are limited data on risks of haematopoietic malignancies associated with protracted low-to-moderate dose radiation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cellular-telephone use and brain tumors
    P D Inskip
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    N Engl J Med 344:79-86. 2001
    ..If such a risk does exist, the matter would be of considerable public health importance, given the rapid increase worldwide in the use of these devices...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cancer in first-degree relatives and risk of glioma in adults
    Deirdre A Hill
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7238, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:1443-8. 2003
    ..Shared environmental or genetic factors in families may influence glioma risk. Our findings suggest that individuals with a family history of specific cancers other than glioma may have an increased glioma risk...
  13. pmc Mortality among benzene-exposed workers in China
    R B Hayes
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7368, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 104:1349-52. 1996
    ..01) and lung cancer (ptrend = 0.01) increased with increasing cumulative exposure to benzene. Investigations continue to relate benzene exposure to specific lymphatic and hematopoietic malignancies and other causes of death...
  14. pmc Clinical features of hematopoietic malignancies and related disorders among benzene-exposed workers in China. Benzene Study Group
    M S Linet
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7368, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 104:1353-64. 1996
    ....
  15. pmc Lead exposure, polymorphisms in genes related to oxidative stress, and risk of adult brain tumors
    Parveen Bhatti
    Department of Health ad Human Services, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1841-8. 2009
    ..Although the results of this study provide some evidence that lead may cause glioblastoma multiforme and meningioma through mechanisms related to oxidative damage, the results must be confirmed in other populations...
  16. ncbi request reprint Season of birth and risk of brain tumors in adults
    A V Brenner
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, 6120 Executive Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Neurology 63:276-81. 2004
    ..Recent studies demonstrated an excess of winter births in children with brain tumors and in adults with various neurologic or psychiatric diseases relative to the general population...
  17. ncbi request reprint Handedness and risk of brain tumors in adults
    Peter D Inskip
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:223-5. 2003
    ..These findings require confirmation but raise the possibility that early neurodevelopmental events or genetic factors related to handedness also influence the risk of glioma among adults...
  18. ncbi request reprint Risks of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, multiple myeloma, and leukemia associated with common medications
    M M Doody
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892
    Epidemiology 7:131-9. 1996
    ..The odds ratio for total leukemia was decreased among patients who took chloramphenicol (OR = 0.4; 95% CI = 0.2-0.97)...
  19. pmc Residential exposure to magnetic fields: an empirical examination of alternative measurement strategies
    D Baris
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7240, USA
    Occup Environ Med 56:562-6. 1999
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Cancer and other causes of mortality among radiologic technologists in the United States
    Aparna K Mohan
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7244, USA
    Int J Cancer 103:259-67. 2003
    ....
  21. pmc Mobile phone use and glioma risk: comparison of epidemiological study results with incidence trends in the United States
    M P Little
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20852 7238, USA
    BMJ 344:e1147. 2012
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Benzene and lymphohematopoietic malignancies in China
    R B Hayes
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, U S National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 61:419-32. 2000
    ..A new study would include expanded data collection for cases of hematopoietic malignancy and related disorders and for an appropriate control series...
  23. ncbi request reprint Single-nucleotide polymorphisms in selected cytokine genes and risk of adult glioma
    A V Brenner
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Carcinogenesis 28:2543-7. 2007
    ..07 and 0.22, respectively). Our results underscore the importance of pooled analyses in genetic association studies and suggest that SNPs in cytokine genes may influence susceptibility to glioma...
  24. ncbi request reprint Retrospective biodosimetry among United States radiologic technologists
    Parveen Bhatti
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Radiat Res 167:727-34. 2007
    ..S. radiologic technologists...
  25. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic indicators and risk of brain tumours
    Peter D Inskip
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 32:225-33. 2003
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Trends in reproductive, smoking, and other chronic disease risk factors by birth cohort and race in a large occupational study population
    D Michael Freedman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:363-9. 2002
    ..To illustrate the value of cohort studies to assess trends in chronic disease risk factors...
  27. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and all-cause mortality in a nationwide US cohort
    D M Freedman
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:822-9. 2006
    ..To investigate whether the nature of the relationship between body mass index (BMI (kg/m2)) and all-cause mortality is direct, J- or U-shaped, and whether this relationship changes as people age...
  28. ncbi request reprint Maternal and perinatal risk factors for childhood brain tumors (Sweden)
    M S Linet
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7368, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 7:437-48. 1996
    ..These findings suggest several new leads, but only weak evidence of brain tumor subtype-specific differences...
  29. pmc Household solvent exposures and childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    D M Freedman
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Executive Plaza South, Room 7087, 6120 Executive Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:564-7. 2001
    ..This study explored the risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) associated with participation by household members in hobbies or other home projects involving organic solvents...
  30. pmc Risk of treatment-related esophageal cancer among breast cancer survivors
    L M Morton
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Ann Oncol 23:3081-91. 2012
    ..Radiotherapy for breast cancer may expose the esophagus to ionizing radiation, but no study has evaluated esophageal cancer risk after breast cancer associated with radiation dose or systemic therapy use...
  31. ncbi request reprint Cancer surveillance series: recent trends in childhood cancer incidence and mortality in the United States
    M S Linet
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 91:1051-8. 1999
    ..Public concern about possible increases in childhood cancer incidence in the United States led us to examine recent incidence and mortality patterns...
  32. ncbi request reprint Reproductive and hormonal factors and risk of brain tumors in adult females
    Elizabeth E Hatch
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Rockville, MD, USA
    Int J Cancer 114:797-805. 2005
    ..The findings suggest that hormonal exposures early in life may be associated with risk of glioma, but the evidence is inconsistent and does not point clearly to a specific causal or protective hypothesis...
  33. ncbi request reprint Nonmelanoma skin cancer in relation to ionizing radiation exposure among U.S. radiologic technologists
    Shinji Yoshinaga
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Int J Cancer 115:828-34. 2005
    ..013 and 0.027, respectively). This study provides some evidence that chronic occupational exposure to IR at low to moderate levels can increase the risk of BCC, and that this risk may be modified by pigmentation characteristics...
  34. ncbi request reprint Mortality from diseases of the circulatory system in radiologic technologists in the United States
    Michael Hauptmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:239-48. 2003
    ..007 and < 0.001, respectively). The data suggest increased mortality from diseases of the circulatory system with occupational radiation exposure before 1950 when radiation doses were likely high...
  35. ncbi request reprint Risk of Hodgkin's disease subsequent to tonsillectomy: a population-based cohort study in Sweden
    K L Liaw
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Int J Cancer 72:711-3. 1997
    ....
  36. pmc Descriptive epidemiology of childhood leukaemia
    M S Linet
    Analytic Studies Section, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892
    Br J Cancer 63:424-9. 1991
    ....
  37. pmc Trimodal age-specific incidence patterns for Burkitt lymphoma in the United States, 1973-2005
    Sam M Mbulaiteye
    Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics DCEG, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    Int J Cancer 126:1732-9. 2010
    ..To our knowledge, tri/bimodal incidence patterns have not previously been reported for BL. Trimodal/bimodal BL suggests heterogeneity in etiology or biology of BL diagnosed at different ages in males and females...
  38. ncbi request reprint Nucleotide excision repair polymorphisms may modify ionizing radiation-related breast cancer risk in US radiologic technologists
    Preetha Rajaraman
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Cancer 123:2713-6. 2008
    ..1-21.3; EOR/Gy(AC/CC) = 0.6, 95% CI = <0, 4.6; p(het) = 0.01). These results suggest that common variants in nucleotide excision repair genes may modify the association between occupational radiation exposure and breast cancer risk...
  39. pmc Oxidative response gene polymorphisms and risk of adult brain tumors
    Preetha Rajaraman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Neuro Oncol 10:709-15. 2008
    ..6; 95% CI, 0.3-1.0). These relationships persisted when major groups of disease controls were excluded from the analysis. Our results suggest that common variants in the SOD2, SOD3, and CAT genes may influence brain tumor risk...
  40. pmc Incidence of lymphoid neoplasms by subtype among six Asian ethnic groups in the United States, 1996-2004
    J Daniel Carreon
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:1171-81. 2008
    ..To establish baseline data for lymphoid neoplasm incidence by subtype for six Asian-American ethnic groups...
  41. ncbi request reprint History of allergies and autoimmune diseases and risk of brain tumors in adults
    Alina V Brenner
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7362, USA
    Int J Cancer 99:252-9. 2002
    ..The basis of the associations is not clear, but they might imply a role of immunologic factors in the development of brain tumors. Published 2002 Wiley-Liss, Inc...
  42. ncbi request reprint Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and small lymphocytic lymphoma: overview of the descriptive epidemiology
    Graca M Dores
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Department of Health and Human Services DHHS, National Cancer Institute NCI, National Institutes of Health NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Br J Haematol 139:809-19. 2007
    ..Avenues of future research include assessment of delayed- and under-reporting to cancer registries and exploration of race, gender, and age effects in epidemiological studies...
  43. ncbi request reprint Risk of melanoma among radiologic technologists in the United States
    D Michal Freedman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Radiation Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Executive Plaza South, Room 7087, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Cancer 103:556-62. 2003
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in DNA repair genes, ionizing radiation exposure and risk of breast cancer in U.S. Radiologic technologists
    Parveen Bhatti
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Int J Cancer 122:177-82. 2008
    ..The suggestive evidence found for modification of radiation-related breast cancer risk for 5 of the 55 SNPs evaluated requires confirmation in larger studies of women with quantified radiation breast doses in the low-to-moderate range...
  45. 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
    ....
  46. pmc Proposed classification of lymphoid neoplasms for epidemiologic research from the Pathology Working Group of the International Lymphoma Epidemiology Consortium (InterLymph)
    Lindsay M Morton
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Blood 110:695-708. 2007
    ....
  47. pmc Plasmacytoma of bone, extramedullary plasmacytoma, and multiple myeloma: incidence and survival in the United States, 1992-2004
    Graca M Dores
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Medical Service, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
    Br J Haematol 144:86-94. 2009
    ..Five-year relative survival for P-bone, P-extramedullary, and MM varied significantly by age (<60/60+ years), supporting age-related differences in disease burden at presentation, disease biology, and/or treatment approaches...
  48. pmc Assessment of lifetime cumulative sun exposure using a self-administered questionnaire: reliability of two approaches
    Chu Ling Yu
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Rockville, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:464-71. 2009
    ..05); the higher ICCs for the activity-based questionnaire were primarily derived from the results for females. Research is needed to further improve the activity-based questionnaire approach for long-term sun exposure assessment...
  49. pmc Polymorphisms in estrogen biosynthesis and metabolism-related genes, ionizing radiation exposure, and risk of breast cancer among US radiologic technologists
    Alice J Sigurdson
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, 6120 Executive Boulevard, EPS 7060, MSC 7238, Bethesda, MD, 20892 7238, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 118:177-84. 2009
    ..06). We found suggestive evidence that common variants in selected estrogen metabolizing genes may modify the association between ionizing radiation exposure and breast cancer risk...
  50. 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...
  51. pmc Body-mass index and mortality among 1.46 million white adults
    Amy Berrington de Gonzalez
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    N Engl J Med 363:2211-9. 2010
    ....
  52. pmc Second malignancy risks after non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia: differences by lymphoma subtype
    Lindsay M Morton
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:4935-44. 2010
    ....
  53. pmc Multiple indicators of ambient and personal ultraviolet radiation exposure and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (United States)
    D Michal Freedman
    National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Photochem Photobiol B 101:321-5. 2010
    ..52-1.29); and 0.64 (0.40-1.03), p-trend=0.06), for this age period. The lower NHL risk associated with higher year-round average and winter ambient UV provides modest additional support for a protective relationship between UV and NHL...
  54. pmc Risk of meningioma and common variation in genes related to innate immunity
    Preetha Rajaraman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Neuro Oncology Branch, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, 6120 Executive Boulevard, EPS Room 7058, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1356-61. 2010
    ..The etiology of meningioma, the second most common type of adult brain tumor in the United States, is largely unknown. Prior studies indicate that history of immune-related conditions may affect the risk of meningioma...
  55. pmc Body mass index, effect modifiers, and risk of pancreatic cancer: a pooled study of seven prospective cohorts
    Li Jiao
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1305-14. 2010
    ..To investigate whether the positive association of body mass index (BMI, kg/m(2)) with risk of pancreatic cancer is modified by age, sex, smoking status, physical activity, and history of diabetes...
  56. pmc DNA repair gene polymorphisms and risk of adult meningioma, glioma, and acoustic neuroma
    Preetha Rajaraman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Neuro Oncol 12:37-48. 2010
    ..03). Decreased glioma risk was observed with the XRCC1 rs1799782 variant (P(trend) .04). Our results suggest that common DNA repair variants may affect the risk of adult brain tumors, especially meningioma...
  57. pmc Sporadic childhood Burkitt lymphoma incidence in the United States during 1992-2005
    Sam M Mbulaiteye
    Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch, DCEG, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 53:366-70. 2009
    ..The risk factors and co-factors for sporadic childhood BL are unknown. We investigated demographic and age-specific characteristics of childhood BL (0-14 years) in the U.S...
  58. pmc Common variation in genes related to innate immunity and risk of adult glioma
    Preetha Rajaraman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1651-8. 2009
    ..We have identified a promising set of innate immunity-related genetic regions for further investigation...
  59. pmc Occupational exposure to magnetic fields and the risk of brain tumors
    Joseph B Coble
    National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Neuro Oncol 11:242-9. 2009
    ..Occupational exposure to MFs assessed using job modules was not associated with an increase in the risk for glioma, glioblastoma, or meningioma among the subjects evaluated in this study...
  60. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms in GSTM1, -P1, -T1, and CYP2E1 and the risk of adult brain tumors
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7240, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:14-22. 2003
    ..5; 95% CL, 1.0, 2.3). These findings may provide clues to both genetic and environmental determinants of brain tumors...
  61. ncbi request reprint Lead, genetic susceptibility, and risk of adult brain tumors
    Preetha Rajaraman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, 6120 Executive Boulevard, EPS Room 7085, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2514-20. 2006
    ..The ALAD G177C polymorphism affects the toxicokinetics of lead and may confer genetic susceptibility to adverse effects of lead exposure...
  62. ncbi request reprint The mortality risk of smoking and obesity combined
    D Michal Freedman
    National Cancer Institute, Division of Epidemiology and Genetics, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:355-62. 2006
    ..This nationwide, prospective mortality study of U.S. radiologic technologists was designed to evaluate the combined mortality risks of obesity and smoking...
  63. ncbi request reprint Interpreting epidemiologic research: lessons from studies of childhood cancer
    Martha S Linet
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7238, USA
    Pediatrics 112:218-32. 2003
  64. pmc Meningioma and schwannoma risk in adults in relation to family history of cancer
    Deirdre A Hill
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuro Oncol 6:274-80. 2004
    ..Inheritance of predisposing genes, shared environmental factors, or both within families with a history of benign brain tumors, melanoma, or possibly breast cancer may be related to altered meningioma risk...
  65. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence in the US radiologic technologists health study, 1983-1998
    Alice J Sigurdson
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Cancer 97:3080-9. 2003
    ..However, characterizing risk at low doses requires large populations and ideally should include a large proportion of women, both of which rarely are available...
  66. ncbi request reprint Laterality of brain tumors
    Peter D Inskip
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Natioanl Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 22:130-8. 2003
    ..Associations between tumor laterality and symptoms may influence the probability or timing of diagnosis, possibly differentially by marital status...
  67. ncbi request reprint Self-reported electrical appliance use and risk of adult brain tumors
    Ruth A Kleinerman
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 6120 Executive Boulevard, EPS 7044, Rockville, MD 20852 7238, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:136-46. 2005
    ..Overall, results indicate that extremely low frequency electromagnetic fields from commonly used household appliances are unlikely to increase the risk of brain tumors...
  68. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of financial incentives and delivery methods for improving response to a mailed questionnaire
    Michele Morin Doody
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:643-51. 2003
    ..07). A 1.00 US dollar bill, chosen instead of the 2.00 US dollars bill because of substantially lower overall cost and sent by first-class mail to the remaining 42,717 nonresponders, increased response from 64% to 72%...
  69. ncbi request reprint Familial characteristics of autoimmune and hematologic disorders in 8,406 multiple myeloma patients: a population-based case-control study
    Ola Landgren
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Cancer 118:3095-8. 2006
    ..However, MM itself shows significant familial aggregation, implicating the etiologic importance of this type of hematological neoplasm and perhaps MGUS in germ line genes...
  70. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and cancer mortality in the NHANES III study (1988-2006)
    D Michal Freedman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7238, USA
    Cancer Res 70:8587-97. 2010
    ..These findings argue for caution before increasing 25(OH)D levels to prevent cancer...
  71. pmc Risk of monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) and subsequent multiple myeloma among African American and white veterans in the United States
    Ola Landgren
    Genetic Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892 7236, USA
    Blood 107:904-6. 2006
    ..In the largest study to date, we suggest that the excess risk of MM in African Americans results from an increase in risk of MGUS rather than an increased risk of progression from MGUS to MM...
  72. ncbi request reprint Familial aggregation of Hodgkin lymphoma and related tumors
    Lynn R Goldin
    Genetic Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7236, USA
    Cancer 100:1902-8. 2004
    ..However, the spectrum of malignancies associated with common genetic etiology and the effects of gender and age on familial risk have not been established...
  73. ncbi request reprint Occupation and risk of meningioma and acoustic neuroma in the United States
    Preetha Rajaraman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7238, USA
    Am J Ind Med 45:395-407. 2004
    ..Workplace exposures may be related to the development of brain tumors. In this case-control study, we examine occupation as a risk factor for meningioma and acoustic neuroma...
  74. ncbi request reprint Risk of basal cell carcinoma in relation to alcohol intake and smoking
    D Michal Freedman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Radiation Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:1540-3. 2003
    ..0 (95% CI, 0.7-1.6), respectively. We found no clear association between smoking and BCC. This is the second large prospective study to report a significant but nonmonotonic trend in increased risk associated with alcohol consumption...
  75. 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...
  76. ncbi request reprint Agreement between contemporaneously recorded and subsequently recalled time spent outdoors: implications for environmental exposure studies
    Gabriel Chodick
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health DHHS, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:106-11. 2007
    ..The aim of the study is to evaluate the agreement between contemporaneously recorded and subsequently recalled time spent outdoors during 1 week among members of an occupational cohort...
  77. ncbi request reprint Risk of melanoma in relation to smoking, alcohol intake, and other factors in a large occupational cohort
    D Michal Freedman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Radiation Epidemiology, Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:847-57. 2003
    ..To investigate whether smoking, alcohol intake, female hormonal or anthropometric factors affect melanoma risk...
  78. ncbi request reprint Polio vaccination and risk of brain tumors in adults: no apparent association
    Alina V Brenner
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7362, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:177-8. 2003
  79. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer risk among US radiologic technologists, 1983-1998
    Preetha Rajaraman
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, NCI, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:2481-6. 2006
    ..Overall, we find very limited evidence that chronic low-to-moderate dose occupational exposure increased lung cancer risk in the US Radiologic Technologist cohort...
  80. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer incidence in U.S. radiologic technologists
    Michele Morin Doody
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7238, USA
    Cancer 106:2707-15. 2006
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint Familial aggregation and heterogeneity of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in population-based samples
    Lynn R Goldin
    Genetic Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, MSC 7236, Bethesda, MD 20892 7236, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2402-6. 2005
    ..We estimate that the absolute lifetime risk for a first-degree relative of an NHL case to develop NHL is 3.6% (compared with a population risk of 2.1%) and higher if the index case had an aggressive subtype of NHL...
  82. pmc Early life exposure to diagnostic radiation and ultrasound scans and risk of childhood cancer: case-control study
    Preetha Rajaraman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    BMJ 342:d472. 2011
    ..To examine childhood cancer risks associated with exposure to diagnostic radiation and ultrasound scans in utero and in early infancy (age 0-100 days)...
  83. ncbi request reprint Possible relation between hypertension and cancers of the renal pelvis and ureter
    K L Liaw
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Int J Cancer 70:265-8. 1997
    ..2; 95% CI, 0.8-1.7). Our findings suggest that the association previously reported between hypertension and renal cell cancer may extend to cancers of the renal pelvis and ureter...
  84. ncbi request reprint Evidence that childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia is associated with an infectious agent linked to hygiene conditions
    M A Smith
    National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 9:285-98. 1998
    ..We sought to assess the relation of childhood ALL with hygiene conditions, an aspect of socioeconomic development affecting rates of exposure to infectious agents...
  85. ncbi request reprint Occupation and the risk of adult glioma in the United States
    A J De Roos
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:139-50. 2003
    ..Several other occupations have also been associated with increased risk, but with inconsistent results. We evaluated associations between occupational title and glioma incidence in adults...
  86. pmc Infant vaccinations and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in the USA
    F D Groves
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7244, USA
    Br J Cancer 81:175-8. 1999
    ..Further studies are needed to confirm this association and, if confirmed, to elucidate the underlying mechanism...
  87. 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)...
  88. ncbi request reprint Appendectomy during childhood and adolescence and the subsequent risk of cancer in Sweden
    Judith U Cope
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20892 7244, USA
    Pediatrics 111:1343-50. 2003
    ..In this study, we determined the risks of cancer for people who had appendectomy performed during childhood...
  89. doi request reprint Occupational radiation doses to operators performing cardiac catheterization procedures
    Kwang Pyo Kim
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Health Phys 94:211-27. 2008
    ..Better standardization of dosimetric methods will facilitate future analyses aimed at determining how well medical radiation workers are being protected...
  90. 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...
  91. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer mortality among female radiologic technologists in the United States
    Aparna K Mohan
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7244, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:943-8. 2002
    ..The high risks of breast cancer mortality for women exposed to occupational radiation prior to 1950 and the subsequent decline in risk are consistent with the dramatic reduction in recommended radiation exposure limits over time...
  92. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in apoptosis- and proliferation-related genes, ionizing radiation exposure, and risk of breast cancer among U.S. Radiologic Technologists
    Alice J Sigurdson
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, 6120 Executive Boulevard, EPS 7092, MSC 7238, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2000-7. 2007
    ..For this reason, potential modification of the relationship between ionizing radiation exposure and breast cancer risk by polymorphic apoptosis gene variants have not been investigated among radiation-exposed women...
  93. ncbi request reprint Nighttime exposure to electromagnetic fields and childhood leukemia: an extended pooled analysis
    Joachim Schüz
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 166:263-9. 2007
    ..These results do not support the hypotheses that nighttime measures are more appropriate; hence, the observed association between ELF EMF and childhood leukemia still lacks a plausible explanation...
  94. doi request reprint Autoimmune disease in individuals and close family members and susceptibility to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Lene Mellemkjaer
    Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Arthritis Rheum 58:657-66. 2008
    ..This study was initiated to evaluate the risks of NHL associated with a personal or family history of a wide range of autoimmune diseases...
  95. ncbi request reprint Smoking cigarettes before first childbirth and risk of breast cancer
    Mina Ha
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:55-61. 2007
    ....
  96. pmc Lymphoma incidence patterns by WHO subtype in the United States, 1992-2001
    Lindsay M Morton
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, 6120 Executive Blvd, EPS 7055, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Blood 107:265-76. 2006
    ..We conclude that the striking differences in incidence patterns by histologic subtype strongly suggest that there is etiologic heterogeneity among lymphoid neoplasms and support the pursuit of epidemiologic analysis by subtype...
  97. ncbi request reprint Re: Familial clustering of Hodgkin lymphoma and multiple sclerosis
    Ola Landgren
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:543-4; author reply 544-5. 2005
  98. ncbi request reprint Etiology of childhood leukemia: environment, genes, controversies, and conundrums
    Martha S Linet
    Cancer Invest 23:99. 2005
  99. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends and misclassification in residential 60 Hz magnetic field measurements
    Robert S Banks
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Bioelectromagnetics 23:196-205. 2002
    ..While the 2 week measurement does somewhat decrease exposure misclassification, its added intrusiveness and cost are likely to outweigh the improved precision...
  100. ncbi request reprint Ascertainment and diagnostic accuracy for hematopoietic lymphoproliferative malignancies in Sweden 1964-2003
    Ingemar Turesson
    Section of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Malmo University Hospital, University of Lund, Malmo, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 121:2260-6. 2007
    ..However, we found under-ascertainment of patients with indolent LP tumors, particularly among patients diagnosed at older ages, with early-stage disease and diagnosed in earlier years...
  101. ncbi request reprint Comparison between cancers identified by state cancer registry, self-report, and death certificate in a prospective cohort study of US radiologic technologists
    D Michal Freedman
    Int J Epidemiol 35:495-7. 2006