Alison M Mondul

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A prospective study of obesity, and the incidence and progression of lower urinary tract symptoms
    Alison M Mondul
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland Electronic address
    J Urol 191:715-21. 2014
  2. pmc A prospective study of statin drug use and lower urinary tract symptoms in older men
    Alison M Mondul
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health DHHS, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 178:797-803. 2013
  3. pmc Genetic variation in the vitamin d pathway in relation to risk of prostate cancer--results from the breast and prostate cancer cohort consortium
    Alison M Mondul
    National Cancer Institute, NIH, 6120 Executive Blvd, Suite 320, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:688-96. 2013
  4. pmc Circulating thyroxine, thyroid-stimulating hormone, and hypothyroid status and the risk of prostate cancer
    Alison M Mondul
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, 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 7:e47730. 2012
  5. pmc Influence of vitamin D binding protein on the association between circulating vitamin D and risk of bladder cancer
    A M Mondul
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Suite 320, Rockville, MD, USA
    Br J Cancer 107:1589-94. 2012
  6. pmc Serum vitamin D and risk of bladder cancer in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening trial
    Alison M Mondul
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1222-5. 2012
  7. pmc Serum retinol and risk of prostate cancer
    Alison M Mondul
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:813-21. 2011
  8. pmc Minimal detection bias in the inverse association between statin drug use and advanced prostate cancer risk: a simulation study
    Alison M Mondul
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States
    Cancer Epidemiol 35:e6-11. 2011
  9. pmc Serum total and HDL cholesterol and risk of prostate cancer
    Alison M Mondul
    Department of Health and Human Services, Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1545-52. 2011
  10. pmc Supplementation with alpha-tocopherol or beta-carotene reduces serum concentrations of vascular endothelial growth factor-D, but Not -A or -C, in male smokers
    Alison M Mondul
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Nutr 141:2030-4. 2011

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Publications31

  1. doi request reprint A prospective study of obesity, and the incidence and progression of lower urinary tract symptoms
    Alison M Mondul
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland Electronic address
    J Urol 191:715-21. 2014
    ..We prospectively evaluated the association between adiposity and the risk of lower urinary tract symptoms incidence and progression in the Health Professionals Followup Study (HPFS)...
  2. pmc A prospective study of statin drug use and lower urinary tract symptoms in older men
    Alison M Mondul
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health DHHS, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 178:797-803. 2013
    ..The present study highlights a methodological issue (confounding) that must be addressed in observational studies on the use of common drugs for indications other than the primary use. ..
  3. pmc Genetic variation in the vitamin d pathway in relation to risk of prostate cancer--results from the breast and prostate cancer cohort consortium
    Alison M Mondul
    National Cancer Institute, NIH, 6120 Executive Blvd, Suite 320, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:688-96. 2013
    ..We examined prostate cancer risk in relation to single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP) in four genes shown to predict circulating levels of 25(OH)D...
  4. pmc Circulating thyroxine, thyroid-stimulating hormone, and hypothyroid status and the risk of prostate cancer
    Alison M Mondul
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, 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 7:e47730. 2012
    ..We undertook a prospective analysis of thyroid hormones and prostate cancer risk in the Alpha-Tocopherol, Beta-Carotene Cancer Prevention (ATBC) Study...
  5. pmc Influence of vitamin D binding protein on the association between circulating vitamin D and risk of bladder cancer
    A M Mondul
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Suite 320, Rockville, MD, USA
    Br J Cancer 107:1589-94. 2012
    ..There is little research investigating the role of vitamin D binding protein (DBP) in the association between 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) and disease risk...
  6. pmc Serum vitamin D and risk of bladder cancer in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening trial
    Alison M Mondul
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1222-5. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Serum retinol and risk of prostate cancer
    Alison M Mondul
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:813-21. 2011
    ..Future studies may clarify the underlying biologic mechanisms of the retinol-prostate cancer association...
  8. pmc Minimal detection bias in the inverse association between statin drug use and advanced prostate cancer risk: a simulation study
    Alison M Mondul
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States
    Cancer Epidemiol 35:e6-11. 2011
    ..Detection bias arising from higher PSA screening rates among statin users vs. non-users could produce an inverse association for advanced disease. Thus, we conducted simulations to assess whether this source of bias is explanatory...
  9. pmc Serum total and HDL cholesterol and risk of prostate cancer
    Alison M Mondul
    Department of Health and Human Services, Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1545-52. 2011
    ..Confirmation in additional populations and examination of associations for lipoprotein subfractions are needed...
  10. pmc Supplementation with alpha-tocopherol or beta-carotene reduces serum concentrations of vascular endothelial growth factor-D, but Not -A or -C, in male smokers
    Alison M Mondul
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Nutr 141:2030-4. 2011
    ..Although the mechanism through which these supplements affect cancer etiolog remains unclear, our results support the hypothesis that vitamin E and β-carotene may influence cancer progression through VEGF-mediated lymphangiogenesis...
  11. pmc Association of serum α-tocopherol with sex steroid hormones and interactions with smoking: implications for prostate cancer risk
    Alison M Mondul
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:827-36. 2011
    ..The vitamin E-hormone relation is understudied in non-smokers...
  12. pmc Cigarette smoking and prostate cancer recurrence after prostatectomy
    Corinne E Joshu
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:835-8. 2011
    ..31, 95% confidence interval = 1.05 to 5.10). This result suggests an association between cigarette smoking and risk of prostate cancer recurrence...
  13. pmc Weight gain is associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer recurrence after prostatectomy in the PSA era
    Corinne E Joshu
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Rm E6137, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 4:544-51. 2011
    ..Physical activity (≥ 5 h/wk) did not attenuate risk in men who gained more than 2.2 kg. By avoiding weight gain, men with prostate cancer may both prevent recurrence and improve overall well-being...
  14. pmc Serum vitamin D and risk of bladder cancer
    Alison M Mondul
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Cancer Res 70:9218-23. 2010
    ..03). In this prospective study of male smokers, lower serum 25(OH)D was associated with an increased risk of bladder cancer. Future studies should examine the association in other populations, especially nonsmokers and women...
  15. pmc Association of serum cholesterol and cholesterol-lowering drug use with serum sex steroid hormones in men in NHANES III
    Alison M Mondul
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1575-83. 2010
    ..We evaluated whether serum testosterone and estradiol differ by cholesterol or cholesterol-lowering drug use...
  16. pmc Circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D, vitamin D-binding protein and risk of prostate cancer
    Stephanie J Weinstein
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20982 7242, USA
    Int J Cancer 132:2940-7. 2013
    ..47, 95% CI: 0.98-2.20, p-trend 0.10, p-interaction = 0.02). Our data suggest that the primary vitamin D carrier protein, DBP, modulates the impact of vitamin D status on prostate cancer...
  17. pmc Metabolomic profile of response to supplementation with β-carotene in the Alpha-Tocopherol, Beta-Carotene Cancer Prevention Study
    Alison M Mondul
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch and the Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 98:488-93. 2013
    ..Two chemoprevention trials found that supplementation with β-carotene increased the risk of lung cancer and overall mortality. The biologic basis of these findings remains poorly understood...
  18. 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...
  19. pmc Serum 25-hydroxy vitamin D and prostate cancer risk in a large nested case-control study
    Demetrius Albanes
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, Suite 320, Bethesda, MD 20982, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:1850-60. 2011
    ..Vitamin D compounds inhibit prostate tumorigenesis experimentally, but epidemiologic data are inconsistent with respect to prostate cancer risk, with some studies suggesting nonsignificant positive associations...
  20. pmc Decreased expression of Cyr61 is associated with prostate cancer recurrence after surgical treatment
    Katherine B D'Antonio
    Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 16:5908-13. 2010
    ..In this study, we evaluated the association between Cyr61 staining intensity and subsequent recurrence after surgical treatment of clinically localized prostate cancer...
  21. pmc Incidence and progression of lower urinary tract symptoms in a large prospective cohort of United States men
    Elizabeth A Platz
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Urol 188:496-501. 2012
    ....
  22. pmc Association between plasma total cholesterol concentration and incident prostate cancer in the CLUE II cohort
    Alison M Mondul
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:61-8. 2010
    ..Our study supports two prior ones suggesting that cholesterol influences risk of high-grade prostate cancer, and indirectly supports the hypothesis that cholesterol-lowering is a mechanism by which statins are protective...
  23. pmc Genome-wide association study of circulating retinol levels
    Alison M Mondul
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 20:4724-31. 2011
    ..31× 10(-5)). Discovery of common genetic variants associated with serum retinol levels may provide further insight into the contribution of retinol and other vitamin A compounds to the development of cancer and other complex diseases...
  24. pmc Vitamin D-binding protein, circulating vitamin D and risk of renal cell carcinoma
    Alison M Mondul
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Rockville, MD
    Int J Cancer 134:2699-706. 2014
    ..61, 95% CI = 0.95-2.73; p-trend = 0.09]. The strong protective association observed between higher circulating DBP concentration and kidney cancer risk requires replication but suggests a vitamin D-independent influence of DBP...
  25. pmc Statin drugs, serum cholesterol, and prostate-specific antigen in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2001-2004
    Alison M Mondul
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:671-8. 2010
    ..We evaluated the associations of statins and serum cholesterol with PSA to understand whether the inverse associations of statins and low cholesterol with aggressive prostate cancer are explained by detection bias...
  26. ncbi request reprint Serum vitamin d, vitamin d binding protein, and risk of colorectal cancer
    Gabriella M Anic
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e102966. 2014
    ..To further elucidate this association, we examined the molar ratio of 25(OH)D to vitamin D binding protein (DBP), the primary 25(OH)D transport protein, and whether DBP modified the association between 25(OH)D and colorectal cancer risk...
  27. pmc Associations between urinary soy isoflavonoids and two inflammatory markers in adults in the United States in 2005-2008
    Holly L Nicastro
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Nutritional Science Research Group, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, 9609 Medical Center Dr 5E 572, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1185-96. 2013
    ....
  28. pmc Association of statin use with pathological tumor characteristics and prostate cancer recurrence after surgery
    Alison M Mondul
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Urol 185:1268-73. 2011
    ..Thus, we evaluated the association of statin use with pathological tumor characteristics and prostate cancer recurrence after prostatectomy in a retrospective cohort...
  29. doi request reprint Dietary fat, fatty acids, and risk of prostate cancer in the NIH-AARP diet and health study
    Colleen Pelser
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, EPS 3025, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:697-707. 2013
    ..Observational studies report inconsistent associations of fat and fatty acids with prostate cancer...
  30. pmc A prospective study of lower urinary tract symptoms and erectile dysfunction
    Alison M Mondul
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Urol 179:2321-6. 2008
    ..All except 1 of these studies were cross-sectional, limiting inferences about whether lower urinary tract symptoms precipitate erectile dysfunction...
  31. pmc Extracellular matrix associated protein CYR61 is linked to prostate cancer development
    Katherine B D'Antonio
    The Brady Urological Institute, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Urol 183:1604-10. 2010
    ..Depending on cancer type these changes are linked with enhanced or inhibited tumor growth. We characterized Cyr61 in prostate cancer. Cyr61 is an integrin binding matricellular protein with altered expression in many cancer types...