J H Lubin

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Body mass index, cigarette smoking, and alcohol consumption and cancers of the oral cavity, pharynx, and larynx: modeling odds ratios in pooled case-control data
    Jay H Lubin
    Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:1250-61. 2010
  2. pmc The importance of exposure rate on odds ratios by cigarette smoking and alcohol consumption for esophageal adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma in the Barrett's Esophagus and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Consortium
    Jay H Lubin
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 36:306-16. 2012
  3. pmc Environment And Genetics in Lung cancer Etiology (EAGLE) study: an integrative population-based case-control study of lung cancer
    Maria Teresa Landi
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:203. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and cancer risk: modeling total exposure and intensity
    Jay H Lubin
    Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:479-89. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Evidence for an intensity-dependent interaction of NAT2 acetylation genotype and cigarette smoking in the Spanish Bladder Cancer Study
    Jay H Lubin
    Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 36:236-41. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The potential for bias in Cohen's ecological analysis of lung cancer and residential radon
    Jay H Lubin
    Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20892 7244, USA
    J Radiol Prot 22:141-8. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Studies of radon and lung cancer in North America and China
    J H Lubin
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, MSC 7244, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 104:315-9. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint The association of a tobacco-specific biomarker and cigarette consumption and its dependence on host characteristics
    Jay H Lubin
    Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1852-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and lung cancer: modeling effect modification of total exposure and intensity
    Jay H Lubin
    Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Epidemiology 18:639-48. 2007
  10. pmc Respiratory cancer and inhaled inorganic arsenic in copper smelters workers: a linear relationship with cumulative exposure that increases with concentration
    Jay H Lubin
    Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1661-5. 2008

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  1. pmc Body mass index, cigarette smoking, and alcohol consumption and cancers of the oral cavity, pharynx, and larynx: modeling odds ratios in pooled case-control data
    Jay H Lubin
    Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:1250-61. 2010
    ....
  2. pmc The importance of exposure rate on odds ratios by cigarette smoking and alcohol consumption for esophageal adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma in the Barrett's Esophagus and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Consortium
    Jay H Lubin
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 36:306-16. 2012
    ..e., the impact on the OR for a fixed total exposure of high exposure rate for short duration compared with low exposure rate for long duration...
  3. pmc Environment And Genetics in Lung cancer Etiology (EAGLE) study: an integrative population-based case-control study of lung cancer
    Maria Teresa Landi
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:203. 2008
    ..A new framework of research is needed to address the challenges offered by this complex disease...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and cancer risk: modeling total exposure and intensity
    Jay H Lubin
    Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:479-89. 2007
    ..The intensity effects were statistically homogeneous, indicating that after accounting for risk from total pack-years, intensity patterns were comparable across the diverse cancer sites...
  5. ncbi request reprint Evidence for an intensity-dependent interaction of NAT2 acetylation genotype and cigarette smoking in the Spanish Bladder Cancer Study
    Jay H Lubin
    Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 36:236-41. 2007
    ..9 in never-smokers and 1.6 in ever-smokers, a 1.8-fold enhancement in smokers. Evidence indicates that acetylation is an exposure-dependent process, and thus the magnitude of the interaction may also depend on exposure level...
  6. ncbi request reprint The potential for bias in Cohen's ecological analysis of lung cancer and residential radon
    Jay H Lubin
    Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20892 7244, USA
    J Radiol Prot 22:141-8. 2002
    ..In addition, it is demonstrated that the deleterious association for radon and lung cancer observed in residential and miner studies is consistent with negative trends from ecological studies, of the type described by Cohen...
  7. ncbi request reprint Studies of radon and lung cancer in North America and China
    J H Lubin
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, MSC 7244, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 104:315-9. 2003
    ..205 (1.03,1.50) for the North American studies and 1.279 (1.07,0.75) for the Chinese studies. Results are consistent with extrapolations from miners and indicate an excess lung cancer risk from residential radon...
  8. ncbi request reprint The association of a tobacco-specific biomarker and cigarette consumption and its dependence on host characteristics
    Jay H Lubin
    Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1852-7. 2007
    ..Variations in the ratio with host characteristics were generally similar to a recent epidemiologic analysis of effect modification of the association between lung cancer and cigarette smoking...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and lung cancer: modeling effect modification of total exposure and intensity
    Jay H Lubin
    Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Epidemiology 18:639-48. 2007
    ..Above 20 cigarettes per day, there is an "inverse-exposure-rate" effect, ie, the excess odds ratio per pack-year for higher intensity smokers is smaller than for lower-intensity smokers...
  10. pmc Respiratory cancer and inhaled inorganic arsenic in copper smelters workers: a linear relationship with cumulative exposure that increases with concentration
    Jay H Lubin
    Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1661-5. 2008
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Adjusting lung cancer risks for temporal and spatial variations in radon concentration in dwellings in Gansu Province, China
    J H Lubin
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Radiat Res 163:571-9. 2005
    ..These results have important implications for risk assessment...
  12. pmc Total exposure and exposure rate effects for alcohol and smoking and risk of head and neck cancer: a pooled analysis of case-control studies
    Jay H Lubin
    Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:937-47. 2009
    ....
  13. pmc Epidemiologic evaluation of measurement data in the presence of detection limits
    Jay H Lubin
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1691-6. 2004
    ..We illustrate various approaches using measurements of pesticide residues in carpet dust in control subjects from a case-control study of non-Hodgkin lymphoma...
  14. pmc An examination of male and female odds ratios by BMI, cigarette smoking, and alcohol consumption for cancers of the oral cavity, pharynx, and larynx in pooled data from 15 case-control studies
    Jay H Lubin
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1217-31. 2011
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint A reanalysis of thyroid neoplasms in the Israeli tinea capitis study accounting for dose uncertainties
    Jay H Lubin
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Radiat Res 161:359-68. 2004
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and lung cancer: modeling total exposure and intensity
    Jay H Lubin
    Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:517-23. 2006
    ..e., smoking at a lower intensity for longer duration is more deleterious than smoking at a higher intensity for shorter duration)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence among pesticide applicators exposed to metolachlor in the Agricultural Health Study
    Jennifer A Rusiecki
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Cancer 118:3118-23. 2006
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk at sites other than the breast following augmentation mammoplasty
    L A Brinton
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892-7234, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 11:248-56. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Although excesses of cervical and vulvar cancer among implant patients might be attributable to lifestyle factors, reasons for excesses of respiratory and brain cancers were less apparent...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Influence of menstrual and reproductive factors on the risk of lung cancer]
    Alina V Brenner
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Divison of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, USA
    Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi 25:590-3. 2004
    ..The study is to identify the influence of female hormones on risk of lung cancer...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence among male pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study cohort exposed to diazinon
    Laura E Beane Freeman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:1070-9. 2005
    ..Because these results were based on small numbers, additional analyses are necessary as more cases accrue to clarify whether diazinon is associated with cancer risk in humans...
  21. ncbi request reprint Menstrual and reproductive factors and risk of lung cancer among Chinese women, Eastern Gansu Province, 1994-1998
    Alina V Brenner
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, EPS, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Epidemiol 13:22-8. 2003
    ..Odds ratios were lower for later ages at menarche (trend, P = 0.015) and later ages at menopause (trend, P = 0.074). Despite limitations, these findings suggest a possible role of hormones in the etiology of lung cancer in females...
  22. pmc Estimating lung cancer risk with exposure to environmental tobacco smoke
    J H Lubin
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7244, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 107:879-83. 1999
    ..2 based on a comparison of log-linear trends in RR with number of cigarettes smoked per day in active smokers and in spouses of nonsmokers...
  23. ncbi request reprint Methodological issues regarding confounding and exposure misclassification in epidemiological studies of occupational exposures
    Aaron Blair
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Ind Med 50:199-207. 2007
    ..Although it is important to consider the potential for limitations of epidemiologic investigations, judgment regarding their importance should be based on their actual likelihood of occurrence...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cooking oil fumes and risk of lung cancer in women in rural Gansu, China
    Catherine Metayer
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Rockville EPS 7044, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Lung Cancer 35:111-7. 2002
    ..09). Women exposed to cooking fumes from rapeseed oil appeared to be at increased risk of lung cancer, and there was some evidence that fumes from linseed oil may have also contributed to the risk...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence among pesticide applicators exposed to chlorpyrifos in the Agricultural Health Study
    Won Jin Lee
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1781-9. 2004
    ..We evaluated the incidence of cancer among pesticide applicators exposed to chlorpyrifos in the Agricultural Health Study, a prospective cohort study of licensed pesticide applicators in Iowa and North Carolina...
  26. pmc Models for the analysis of radon-exposed populations
    J H Lubin
    Epidemiology Methods Section, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892
    Yale J Biol Med 61:195-214. 1988
    ..The review of available studies suggests that the joint relationship of radon and smoking with lung cancer is consistent with a multiplicative model, but a submultiplicative relationship is most likely. An additive model is rejected...
  27. pmc GSTM1 null and NAT2 slow acetylation genotypes, smoking intensity and bladder cancer risk: results from the New England bladder cancer study and NAT2 meta-analysis
    L E Moore
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    Carcinogenesis 32:182-9. 2011
    ..Findings from this large USA population-based study provided evidence that the NAT2 slow acetylation genotype interacts with tobacco smoking as a function of exposure intensity...
  28. ncbi request reprint Previous pulmonary diseases and risk of lung cancer in Gansu Province, China
    A V Brenner
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 30:118-24. 2001
    ..Although active smoking is well established as the main cause of lung cancer, there is accumulating evidence that history of prior lung diseases may be an independent risk factor for lung cancer...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence among pesticide applicators exposed to atrazine in the Agricultural Health Study
    Jennifer A Rusiecki
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20892 7240, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1375-82. 2004
    ..We evaluated cancer incidence in atrazine-exposed pesticide applicators among 53,943 participants in the Agricultural Health Study, a prospective cohort study of licensed pesticide applicators in Iowa and North Carolina...
  30. ncbi request reprint Radon, secondhand smoke, glutathione-S-transferase M1 and lung cancer among women
    Matthew R Bonner
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:1462-7. 2006
    ..Additionally, these findings support the hypothesis that radon and SHS promote neoplasia through shared elements of a common pathway...
  31. 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
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Pesticide use and breast cancer risk among farmers' wives in the agricultural health study
    Lawrence S Engel
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:121-35. 2005
    ..Further follow-up of this cohort should help clarify the relation between pesticide exposure and breast cancer risk...
  33. doi request reprint The statistical power of epidemiological studies analyzing the relationship between exposure to ionizing radiation and cancer, with special reference to childhood leukemia and natural background radiation
    M P Little
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London W2 1PG, United Kingdom
    Radiat Res 174:387-402. 2010
    ..Sufficiently large studies should be capable of detecting the predicted risk attributable to natural background radiation...
  34. ncbi request reprint Analysis of exposure-time-response relationships using a spline weight function
    M Hauptmann
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Ingolstadter Landstrasse 1, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    Biometrics 56:1105-8. 2000
    ..The method is evaluated in a simulation study and is applied to data on smoking histories and lung cancer from a recent case-control study in Germany...
  35. ncbi request reprint The use of sliding time windows for the exploratory analysis of temporal effects of smoking histories on lung cancer risk
    M Hauptmann
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Stat Med 19:2185-94. 2000
    ..Among different smoking profiles that result in the same lifelong cumulative number of cigarettes smoked, those with a concentration of smoked cigarettes within 20 years before interview bear substantially larger risk than others...
  36. ncbi request reprint A quantitative approach for estimating exposure to pesticides in the Agricultural Health Study
    Mustafa Dosemeci
    National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 46:245-60. 2002
    ....
  37. pmc Arsenic, internal cancers, and issues in inference from studies of low-level exposures in human populations
    Kenneth P Cantor
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, 8106 EPS, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7240, USA
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 222:252-7. 2007
    ..Efforts are underway to improve exposure assessment in a large case-control study of bladder cancer in a region of the United States with moderately elevated levels of arsenic in drinking water...
  38. ncbi request reprint Menopausal hormone replacement therapy and risk of ovarian cancer
    James V Lacey
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 6120 Executive Blvd, MSC 7234, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    JAMA 288:334-41. 2002
    ..The association between menopausal hormone replacement therapy and ovarian cancer is unclear...
  39. pmc Menstrual and reproductive factors and gastric cancer risk in a large prospective study of women
    Neal D Freedman
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Gut 56:1671-7. 2007
    ..Gastric cancer incidence rates are consistently lower in women than men in both high and low-risk regions worldwide. Sex hormones, such as progesterone and estrogen, may protect women against gastric cancer...
  40. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking and cancer: intensity patterns in the alpha-tocopherol, beta-carotene cancer prevention study in Finnish men
    Jay H Lubin
    Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20852
    Am J Epidemiol 167:970-5. 2008
    ..Consistency of intensity patterns suggested a general phenomenon and may provide clues to the molecular basis of smoking-related cancer risk...
  41. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer and indoor exposure to coal and biomass in rural China
    Ruth A Kleinerman
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, EPS 7044, MSC 7238, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:338-44. 2002
    ..The risk for lung cancer increased relative to the percentage of time that coal was used over the past 30 years (P = 0.02). Our findings suggest that coal may contribute to the risk of lung cancer in this rural area of China...
  42. ncbi request reprint The exposure-time-response relationship between occupational asbestos exposure and lung cancer in two German case-control studies
    Michael Hauptmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7244, USA
    Am J Ind Med 41:89-97. 2002
    ..Numerous studies have been carried out to evaluate the association between lung cancer and occupational asbestos exposure. However, the effects of timing of exposure have not been analyzed thoroughly...
  43. pmc Mortality from lymphohematopoietic malignancies among workers in formaldehyde industries: the National Cancer Institute Cohort
    Laura E Beane Freeman
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:751-61. 2009
    ....
  44. pmc Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and altered risk of lung cancer in a population-based case-control study
    Jill Koshiol
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e7380. 2009
    ..Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has been consistently associated with increased risk of lung cancer. However, previous studies have had limited ability to determine whether the association is due to smoking...
  45. pmc Cigarette smoking and pancreatic cancer: a pooled analysis from the pancreatic cancer cohort consortium
    Shannon M Lynch
    National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:403-13. 2009
    ..This finding and the decline in risk after smoking cessation suggest that smoking has a late-stage effect on pancreatic carcinogenesis...
  46. pmc Lower risk of lung cancer after multiple pneumonia diagnoses
    Jill Koshiol
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, MSC 7248, Bethesda, MD 20892 7248, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:716-21. 2010
    ..Although pneumonia has been suggested as a risk factor for lung cancer, previous studies have not evaluated the influence of number of pneumonia diagnoses in relation to lung cancer risk...
  47. pmc Pesticide use modifies the association between genetic variants on chromosome 8q24 and prostate cancer
    Stella Koutros
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Cancer Res 70:9224-33. 2010
    ..This is the first report of effect modification between 8q24 and an environmental exposure on prostate cancer risk...
  48. ncbi request reprint Weight, height, and body mass index and risk for ovarian cancer in a cohort study
    James V Lacey
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville 20852 7234, MD
    Ann Epidemiol 16:869-76. 2006
    ..Reported associations between ovarian cancer and body size are inconsistent. We assessed ovarian cancer and anthropometry in the Breast Cancer Detection Demonstration Project Follow-Up Study...
  49. ncbi request reprint Factor analysis of pesticide use patterns among pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study
    Claudine Samanic
    National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 15:225-33. 2005
    ..This heterogeneity in exposure patterns may be used to guide etiologic studies of health effects of farmers and other groups exposed to pesticides...
  50. ncbi request reprint Mortality from solid cancers among workers in formaldehyde industries
    Michael Hauptmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:1117-30. 2004
    ..In this cohort of formaldehyde-industry workers, some evidence was found of an exposure-response relation with mortality from nasopharyngeal cancer (based on small numbers) but not for cancers of the pancreas, brain, lung, or prostate...
  51. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence among pesticide applicators exposed to alachlor in the Agricultural Health Study
    Won Jin Lee
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:373-80. 2004
    ..Our findings suggest a possible association between alachlor application and incidence of lymphohematopoietic cancers among applicators in the Agricultural Health Study...
  52. ncbi request reprint Risk of lung cancer and residential radon in China: pooled results of two studies
    Jay H Lubin
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20892, USA
    Int J Cancer 109:132-7. 2004
    ....
  53. pmc Phase I metabolic genes and risk of lung cancer: multiple polymorphisms and mRNA expression
    Melissa Rotunno
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e5652. 2009
    ..Our findings emphasize the necessity of post-GWAS fine mapping and SNP functional assessment to further elucidate cancer risk associations...
  54. ncbi request reprint Endometrial carcinoma risks among menopausal estrogen plus progestin and unopposed estrogen users in a cohort of postmenopausal women
    James V Lacey
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1724-31. 2005
    ..However, endometrial carcinoma risks among estrogen plus progestin users and among former unopposed estrogen users are not firmly established...
  55. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence in the agricultural health study
    Michael C R Alavanja
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20892, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 31:39-45; discussion 5-7. 2005
    ..This large, prospective cohort study of private applicators, commercial applicators, and spouses of farmer applicators was undertaken to ascertain the etiology of cancers elevated in agriculture...
  56. ncbi request reprint Mortality from lymphohematopoietic malignancies among workers in formaldehyde industries
    Michael Hauptmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1615-23. 2003
    ..We extended follow-up of a cohort of industrial workers to evaluate the association between formaldehyde exposure and lymphohematopoietic cancers...
  57. ncbi request reprint Mortality rates among augmentation mammoplasty patients: an update
    Louise A Brinton
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Epidemiology 17:162-9. 2006
    ..A large follow-up study of cosmetic breast implant patients previously suggested an overall decrease in mortality but increased risks of brain and respiratory cancers and of suicides...
  58. ncbi request reprint Risk of connective tissue disorders among breast implant patients
    Louise A Brinton
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:619-27. 2004
    ..Given the diagnostic complexities of these diseases, excess risks, if they exist, may be beyond detection even in a study of this size...
  59. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection and risk for hepatocellular carcinoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma in AIDS
    Eric A Engels
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute NIH, 6120 Executive Boulevard, EPS 8010, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 31:536-41. 2002
    ..These data suggest an effect of HCV infection on HCC risk among adults with AIDS. On the other hand, NHL risk was not higher for groups in whom HCV infection was prevalent...
  60. pmc Differential effects of smoking on lung cancer mortality before and after household stove improvement in Xuanwei, China
    K M Lee
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Br J Cancer 103:727-9. 2010
    ..In Xuanwei County, Yunnan Province, China, lung cancer mortality rates in both males and females are among the highest in China...
  61. pmc Pendimethalin exposure and cancer incidence among pesticide applicators
    Lifang Hou
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Epidemiology 17:302-7. 2006
    ..We evaluated the incidence of cancer in relation to reported pendimethelin use among pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study, a prospective cohort of licensed pesticide applicators in Iowa and North Carolina...
  62. ncbi request reprint Uterine cancer after use of clomiphene citrate to induce ovulation
    Michelle D Althuis
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7234, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:607-15. 2005
    ..52, 95% CI: 1.5, 108.0). Clomiphene may increase uterine cancer risk, with higher doses leading to higher risk. Long-term follow-up of infertility cohorts is necessary to clarify the association between clomiphene use and uterine cancer...
  63. ncbi request reprint Mortality among augmentation mammoplasty patients
    L A Brinton
    Environmental Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Room 7068, Bethesda, MD 20892-7234, USA
    Epidemiology 12:321-6. 2001
    ..27, 95% CI = 1.0-1.6). This overall excess reflected increases for respiratory tract (SMR = 3.03) and brain (SMR = 2.25) cancers and for suicide (SMR = 4.24)...
  64. 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...
  65. pmc Dietary quercetin, quercetin-gene interaction, metabolic gene expression in lung tissue and lung cancer risk
    Tram Kim Lam
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Office of Preventive Oncology, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Carcinogenesis 31:634-42. 2010
    ..Our findings suggest an interplay between quercetin intake, tobacco smoking, and lung cancer risk. Further research on this relationship is warranted...
  66. ncbi request reprint Instrumental measurements of skin color and skin ultraviolet light sensitivity and risk of cutaneous malignant melanoma: a case-control study in an Italian population
    Alina V Brenner
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7362, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:353-62. 2002
    ..Epidemiologic studies of CMM may benefit from the inclusion of colorimetric and MED measurements along with traditional risk factors to obtain more accurate, quantitative, and objective information...
  67. ncbi request reprint An overview of the North American residential radon and lung cancer case-control studies
    R William Field
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 69:599-631. 2006
    ..Eleven WLM(5-19) is approximately equivalent to an average residential radon exposure of 4 pCi/L for 15 yr, assuming a 70% home occupancy...
  68. ncbi request reprint Modeling the probability of arsenic in groundwater in New England as a tool for exposure assessment
    Joseph D Ayotte
    U S Geological Survey NH VT Water Science Center, 361 Commerce Way, Pembroke, New Hampshire 03275, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:3578-85. 2006
    ..Due to the complexity of the fractured bedrock aquifers in the region, well depth and related variables also are not significant predictors...
  69. ncbi request reprint Residential radon and risk of lung cancer: a combined analysis of 7 North American case-control studies
    Daniel Krewski
    McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Epidemiology 16:137-45. 2005
    ..Residential exposure to radon is at much lower levels, and the risk of lung cancer with residential exposure is less clear. We conducted a systematic analysis of pooled data from all North American residential radon studies...
  70. pmc Cancer risks attributable to low doses of ionizing radiation: assessing what we really know
    David J Brenner
    Center for Radiological Research, Columbia University, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:13761-6. 2003
    ..This linearity assumption is not necessarily the most conservative approach, and it is likely that it will result in an underestimate of some radiation-induced cancer risks and an overestimate of others...
  71. ncbi request reprint Inorganic arsenic in drinking water: an evolving public health concern
    Jay H Lubin
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:906-7. 2007
  72. ncbi request reprint Persistent organochlorine chemicals in plasma and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and University of Washington Department of Epidemiology, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Res 65:11214-26. 2005
    ..02-1.79). Our results add to existing literature, which suggests that exposure to organochlorines contributes to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma risk; these risks were most apparent for certain PCBs and furans...
  73. pmc Bladder cancer mortality and private well use in New England: an ecological study
    Joseph D Ayotte
    US Geological Survey, New Hampshire Vermont Water Science Center, Pembroke, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:168-72. 2006
    ..To investigate the possible relation between bladder cancer mortality among white men and women and private water use in New England, USA, where rates have been persistently raised and use of private water supplies (wells) common...
  74. ncbi request reprint Residential radon and lung cancer risk in a high-exposure area of Gansu Province, China
    Zuoyuan Wang
    Laboratory of Industrial Hygiene, Ministry of Public Health, Beijing, China
    Am J Epidemiol 155:554-64. 2002
    ..Adjusting for exposure uncertainties increased estimates by 50%. Results support increased lung cancer risks with indoor radon exposures that may equal or exceed extrapolations based on miner data...
  75. ncbi request reprint A combined analysis of North American case-control studies of residential radon and lung cancer
    Daniel Krewski
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 69:533-97. 2006
    ..Collectively, these results provide direct evidence of an association between residential radon and lung cancer risk, a finding predicted by extrapolation of results from occupational studies of radon-exposed underground miners...
  76. ncbi request reprint Proliferative activity of human thyroid cells in various age groups and its correlation with the risk of thyroid cancer after radiation exposure
    Ali G Saad
    Department of Pathology, University of Cincinnati, 231 Albert Sabin Way, P O Box 670529, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0529, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:2672-7. 2006
    ..One of the factors responsible for this phenomenon may be more rapid cell proliferation in children...