S H Zahm

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Racial, ethnic, and gender variations in cancer risk: considerations for future epidemiologic research
    S H Zahm
    Division of Cancer Etiology, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 103:283-6. 1995
  2. pmc Pesticides and childhood cancer
    S H Zahm
    Occupational Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20892, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 106:893-908. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Is there a healthy worker effect for cancer incidence among women in Sweden?
    G Gridley
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20892 7244, USA
    Am J Ind Med 36:193-9. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Comparability of data obtained from migrant farmworkers and their spouses on occupational history
    J S Colt
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7240, USA
    Am J Ind Med 40:523-30. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Occupational cancer among women: research status and methodologic considerations
    A Blair
    National Cancer Institute, Occupational Epidemiology Branch, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Ind Med 36:6-17. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of pesticide use in a pesticide applicator cohort: the Agricultural Health Study
    M C Alavanja
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, 20892
    Environ Res 80:172-9. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Non-hodgkin's lymphoma and agricultural use of the insecticide lindane
    A Blair
    Occupational Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7364, USA
    Am J Ind Med 33:82-7. 1998
  8. ncbi request reprint Development of a life events/icon calendar questionnaire to ascertain occupational histories and other characteristics of migrant farmworkers
    S H Zahm
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20892 7242, USA
    Am J Ind Med 40:490-501. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Cohort mortality study of Philadelphia firefighters
    D Baris
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Ind Med 39:463-76. 2001
  10. pmc Agricultural exposures and cancer
    A Blair
    Occupational Studies Section, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 103:205-8. 1995

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Racial, ethnic, and gender variations in cancer risk: considerations for future epidemiologic research
    S H Zahm
    Division of Cancer Etiology, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 103:283-6. 1995
    ....
  2. pmc Pesticides and childhood cancer
    S H Zahm
    Occupational Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20892, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 106:893-908. 1998
    ..There is potential to prevent at least some childhood cancer by reducing or eliminating pesticide exposure...
  3. ncbi request reprint Is there a healthy worker effect for cancer incidence among women in Sweden?
    G Gridley
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20892 7244, USA
    Am J Ind Med 36:193-9. 1999
    ..HWE is a bias found in occupational studies that compare rates of disease among employed people to disease rates for the general population, which includes unemployed people (who may be less healthy than those who are employed)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Comparability of data obtained from migrant farmworkers and their spouses on occupational history
    J S Colt
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7240, USA
    Am J Ind Med 40:523-30. 2001
    ..The quality of proxy-reported information in occupational histories has never been evaluated for migrant farmworkers...
  5. ncbi request reprint Occupational cancer among women: research status and methodologic considerations
    A Blair
    National Cancer Institute, Occupational Epidemiology Branch, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Ind Med 36:6-17. 1999
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of pesticide use in a pesticide applicator cohort: the Agricultural Health Study
    M C Alavanja
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, 20892
    Environ Res 80:172-9. 1999
    ..This heterogeneity in potential exposures to pesticides between states should be useful for subsequent epidemiologic analyses using internal comparison groups...
  7. ncbi request reprint Non-hodgkin's lymphoma and agricultural use of the insecticide lindane
    A Blair
    Occupational Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7364, USA
    Am J Ind Med 33:82-7. 1998
    ..5 to 1.2 and 1.3, respectively. Lindane does not appear to be a major etiologic factor in the development of non-Hodgkin's's lymphoma, although a small role cannot be ruled out...
  8. ncbi request reprint Development of a life events/icon calendar questionnaire to ascertain occupational histories and other characteristics of migrant farmworkers
    S H Zahm
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20892 7242, USA
    Am J Ind Med 40:490-501. 2001
    ..Specialized methods are necessary to collect data from migrant farmworkers for epidemiologic research...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cohort mortality study of Philadelphia firefighters
    D Baris
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Ind Med 39:463-76. 2001
    ..Fire fighters are exposed to a wide variety of toxic chemicals. Previous studies have reported excess risk of some cancers but have been limited by small numbers or little information on employment characteristics...
  10. pmc Agricultural exposures and cancer
    A Blair
    Occupational Studies Section, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 103:205-8. 1995
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Cancer mortality among women employed in health care occupations in 24 U.S. states, 1984-1993
    S A Petralia
    Occupational Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Ind Med 36:159-65. 1999
    ..Health care workers are potentially exposed to a number of carcinogens. Studies among women in this field have focused on white nurses; however, workers in many health care occupations share exposures experienced by nurses...
  12. ncbi request reprint Test-retest reliability of an icon/calendar-based questionnaire used to assess occupational history
    L S Engel
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Ind Med 40:512-22. 2001
    ..Memory aids may reduce such error. This study assesses the reliability of work histories collected using such aids in the form of an icon/calendar-based questionnaire...
  13. ncbi request reprint Exposure opportunities of families of farmer pesticide applicators
    B C Gladen
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Am J Ind Med 34:581-7. 1998
    ..Families of farmer pesticide applicators have unusual opportunities for exposure, directly or indirectly, to pesticides. These exposures are not well characterized...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparison of a traditional questionnaire with an icon/calendar-based questionnaire to assess occupational history
    L S Engel
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Ind Med 40:502-11. 2001
    ..To address this problem, we have developed an icon/calendar-based questionnaire. This study compares work histories collected via this questionnaire to those collected via a traditional questionnaire...
  15. ncbi request reprint Proportionate mortality among US migrant and seasonal farmworkers in twenty-four states
    J S Colt
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20892 7240, USA
    Am J Ind Med 40:604-11. 2001
    ..US migrant and seasonal farmworkers may be exposed to potentially carcinogenic pesticides and other agents. Little epidemiologic research has been conducted on this population...
  16. ncbi request reprint Agricultural use of organophosphate pesticides and the risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma among male farmers (United States)
    B L Waddell
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 12:509-17. 2001
    ..Associations, however, between reported use of diazinon and NHL, particularly diffuse and small lymphocytic lymphoma, among subjects providing direct interviews are not easily discounted...
  17. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of lymphomas
    D Baris
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 12:383-94. 2000
    ..Further evaluation of the role of viruses, occupational exposures, and genetics in the etiology of HD should prove valuable...
  18. ncbi request reprint Determining the probability of pesticide exposures among migrant farmworkers: results from a feasibility study
    M H Ward
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892-7240, USA
    Am J Ind Med 40:538-53. 2001
    ..However, the lack of pesticide use data before the 1990s for many crops will limit the quality of historic exposure assessment for most workers...