Elisa V Bandera

Summary

Affiliation: New Jersey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Rethinking sources of representative controls for the conduct of case-control studies in minority populations
    Elisa V Bandera
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:71. 2013
  2. pmc Phytoestrogen consumption and endometrial cancer risk: a population-based case-control study in New Jersey
    Elisa V Bandera
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1117-27. 2009
  3. pmc Coffee and tea consumption and endometrial cancer risk in a population-based study in New Jersey
    Elisa V Bandera
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1467-73. 2010
  4. pmc Antioxidant vitamins and the risk of endometrial cancer: a dose-response meta-analysis
    Elisa V Bandera
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:699-711. 2009
  5. pmc Phytoestrogen consumption from foods and supplements and epithelial ovarian cancer risk: a population-based case control study
    Elisa V Bandera
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program Division of Surgical Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    BMC Womens Health 11:40. 2011
  6. pmc Urinary mycoestrogens, body size and breast development in New Jersey girls
    Elisa V Bandera
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, United States
    Sci Total Environ 409:5221-7. 2011
  7. pmc Association between dietary fiber and endometrial cancer: a dose-response meta-analysis
    Elisa V Bandera
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1730-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Nutritional factors in ovarian cancer prevention: what have we learned in the past 5 years?
    Elisa V Bandera
    Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Nutr Cancer 59:142-51. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Nutritional factors in ovarian cancer survival
    Elisa V Bandera
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Nutr Cancer 61:580-6. 2009
  10. pmc Consumption of animal foods and endometrial cancer risk: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis
    Elisa V Bandera
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, 195 Little Albany St, 5568, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:967-88. 2007

Research Grants

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Publications34

  1. pmc Rethinking sources of representative controls for the conduct of case-control studies in minority populations
    Elisa V Bandera
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:71. 2013
    ..Recruitment of controls remains a challenge in case-control studies and particularly in studies involving minority populations...
  2. pmc Phytoestrogen consumption and endometrial cancer risk: a population-based case-control study in New Jersey
    Elisa V Bandera
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1117-27. 2009
    ..85 (OR: 0.59; 95% CI: 0.33-1.05). There was no evidence of effect modification by HRT use. This study suggests a reduction in endometrial cancer risk with quercetin intake and with isoflavone intake in lean women...
  3. pmc Coffee and tea consumption and endometrial cancer risk in a population-based study in New Jersey
    Elisa V Bandera
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1467-73. 2010
    ..43 (95% CI: 0.81-2.55). Our results indicate that sugars and milk/cream added to coffee and tea should be considered in future studies evaluating coffee and tea and endometrial cancer risk...
  4. pmc Antioxidant vitamins and the risk of endometrial cancer: a dose-response meta-analysis
    Elisa V Bandera
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:699-711. 2009
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  5. pmc Phytoestrogen consumption from foods and supplements and epithelial ovarian cancer risk: a population-based case control study
    Elisa V Bandera
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program Division of Surgical Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    BMC Womens Health 11:40. 2011
    ..While there is extensive literature evaluating the impact of phytoestrogen consumption on breast cancer risk, its role on ovarian cancer has received little attention...
  6. pmc Urinary mycoestrogens, body size and breast development in New Jersey girls
    Elisa V Bandera
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, United States
    Sci Total Environ 409:5221-7. 2011
    ..Surprisingly, little is known about the health effects of these mycoestrogens, including their impact on puberty in girls, a period highly sensitive to estrogenic stimulation...
  7. pmc Association between dietary fiber and endometrial cancer: a dose-response meta-analysis
    Elisa V Bandera
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1730-7. 2007
    ..Although dietary fiber has been shown to beneficially reduce estrogen concentrations and prevent obesity, its role in endometrial cancer has received relatively little attention...
  8. ncbi request reprint Nutritional factors in ovarian cancer prevention: what have we learned in the past 5 years?
    Elisa V Bandera
    Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Nutr Cancer 59:142-51. 2007
    ..The role of physical activity is also unclear. The current epidemiologic evidence for dietary factors is generally inconsistent to warrant public health recommendations regarding any of these factors...
  9. doi request reprint Nutritional factors in ovarian cancer survival
    Elisa V Bandera
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Nutr Cancer 61:580-6. 2009
    ..As overweight and obesity rates reach epidemic proportions, the impact of body mass index in the clinical management of ovarian cancer is increasingly significant, whereas current evidence of its impact is limited and inconclusive...
  10. pmc Consumption of animal foods and endometrial cancer risk: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis
    Elisa V Bandera
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, 195 Little Albany St, 5568, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:967-88. 2007
    ..The current literature does not support an association with dairy products, while the evidence is inconsistent for poultry, fish, and eggs. More studies, particularly prospective studies, are needed...
  11. pmc Dietary lipids and endometrial cancer: the current epidemiologic evidence
    Elisa V Bandera
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany St, 5568, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:687-703. 2007
    ..We summarize here the current evidence for several dietary lipids...
  12. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and endometrial cancer: some unresolved issues
    Elisa V Bandera
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers University, Davison Hall, 26 Nichol Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Nutr Cancer 45:24-9. 2003
    ..Moreover, there are some unexplored aspects of the possible effect of alcohol, such as the possible interaction with use of exogenous estrogens, and other factors, that need clarification...
  13. ncbi request reprint Fruits and vegetables and endometrial cancer risk: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis
    Elisa V Bandera
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Nutr Cancer 58:6-21. 2007
    ..We did not find any cohort studies evaluating fruit and vegetables separately. No firm conclusion can be drawn at this time in the absence of additional well-conducted population-based studies and, particularly, prospective data...
  14. pmc Adherence to the dietary guidelines for Americans and endometrial cancer risk
    Urmila Chandran
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1895-904. 2010
    ..There was no indication of an association for any of the other components of the HEI or of effect modification by body mass index. This study suggested limited value for the HEI-2005 in predicting endometrial cancer risk...
  15. pmc Total and individual antioxidant intake and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer
    Dina Gifkins
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    BMC Cancer 12:211. 2012
    ..Our study aimed to evaluate the association between total antioxidant capacity (TAC) and individual antioxidant intakes (vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene, selenium, lutein, and lycopene) and ovarian cancer risk...
  16. pmc Consumption of sugary foods and drinks and risk of endometrial cancer
    Melony G King
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1427-36. 2013
    ..Given the high prevalence of intake of sugary foods and drinks in Western populations, additional research is warranted to confirm our findings on endometrial cancer...
  17. pmc Total and individual antioxidant intake and endometrial cancer risk: results from a population-based case-control study in New Jersey
    Dina Gifkins
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:887-95. 2012
    ..There was no strong evidence for an association with intake of any of the individual antioxidants. Our findings suggest that total phenolic consumption may decrease endometrial cancer risk...
  18. pmc Sugary food and beverage consumption and epithelial ovarian cancer risk: a population-based case-control study
    Melony G King
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany St New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    BMC Cancer 13:94. 2013
    ..The consumption of refined sugars has increased dramatically over the past few decades, accounting for almost 15% of total energy intake. Yet, there is limited evidence on how sugar consumption affects ovarian cancer risk...
  19. pmc Healthy eating index and ovarian cancer risk
    Urmila Chandran
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:563-71. 2011
    ..Based on this study's results, neither individual food groups nor dietary quality showed potential for preventing ovarian cancer...
  20. pmc Racial disparities in red meat and poultry intake and breast cancer risk
    Urmila Chandran
    Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany St, Room 5549 10, New Brunswick, NJ, 08903, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:2217-29. 2013
    ..The association between consuming meat and breast cancer risk was examined in the Women's Circle of Health Study involving 803 AA cases, 889 AA controls, 755 Caucasian cases, and 701 Caucasian controls...
  21. pmc Body fatness and breast cancer risk in women of African ancestry
    Elisa V Bandera
    Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ, 08903, USA
    BMC Cancer 13:475. 2013
    ..Associations in women of African ancestry (AA), who have a higher prevalence of obesity, have been evaluated in few studies and results suggest different effects...
  22. pmc Body size in early life and breast cancer risk in African American and European American women
    Elisa V Bandera
    Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, 195 Little Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ, 08903, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:2231-43. 2013
    ..There is growing evidence that body size in early life influences lifetime breast cancer risk, but little is known for African American (AA) women...
  23. pmc The role of anthropometric and nutritional factors on breast cancer risk in African-American women
    Urmila Chandran
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Public Health Nutr 15:738-48. 2012
    ..The objective of the present paper was to conduct a review of the role of dietary factors, anthropometry and physical activity on breast cancer risk in African-American women...
  24. doi request reprint Synchronous primary ovarian and endometrial cancers: a population-based assessment of survival
    Melony G Williams
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:783-9. 2009
    ..To estimate the occurrence of synchronous epithelial ovarian and endometrial cancers among ovarian cancer patients and to assess survival of women with synchronous cancers...
  25. doi request reprint A polymorphic variant in human MDM4 associates with accelerated age of onset of estrogen receptor negative breast cancer
    Diptee A Kulkarni
    Department of Medicine Division of Medical Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Carcinogenesis 30:1910-5. 2009
    ..2 years (P = 7 x 10(-5)) earlier than CC carriers in cohorts 1 and 2, respectively. No association was seen in ER-positive ductal cancers suggesting that the SNP in MDM4 only has a functional association in ER-negative breast cancer...
  26. ncbi request reprint Impact of losses to follow-up on diet/alcohol and lung cancer analyses in the New York State Cohort
    Elisa V Bandera
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 2882, USA
    Nutr Cancer 42:41-7. 2002
    ..Although attempts to trace every participant are preferable in a cohort study, passive surveillance may yield unbiased risk estimates when a rare disease is being investigated...
  27. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of fruits, vegetables, and risk of endometrial cancer
    Marjorie L McCullough
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:902-11. 2007
    ..03, p-trend = 0.11) or vegetable (RR = 0.80, 95% CI: 0.57, 1.13; p-interaction = 0.01, p-trend = 0.29) consumption. This prospective study does not support an association between vegetable or fruit consumption and endometrial cancer...
  28. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk of lung cancer: a pooled analysis of cohort studies
    Jo L Freudenheim
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:657-67. 2005
    ..Although smoking is the primary cause of lung cancer, much is unknown about lung cancer etiology, including risk determinants for nonsmokers and modifying factors for smokers...
  29. ncbi request reprint Re: "Dose specific meta-analysis and sensitivity analysis of the relation between alcohol consumption and lung cancer risk"
    Elisa V Bandera
    Am J Epidemiol 157:569-70. 2003
  30. doi request reprint Body mass and endometrial cancer risk by hormone replacement therapy and cancer subtype
    Marjorie L McCullough
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 250 Williams Street, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:73-9. 2008
    ..87; 95% CI, 1.59-5.16). The increased risk of endometrial cancer across the range of BMI in women who never used postmenopausal HT stresses the need to prevent both overweight and obesity in women...
  31. ncbi request reprint Variants in estrogen biosynthesis genes, sex steroid hormone levels, and endometrial cancer: a HuGE review
    Sara H Olson
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:235-45. 2007
    ..Larger studies or combined studies that allow for investigation of gene-gene and gene-environment interactions are warranted...
  32. pmc Vitamin D and calcium intake in relation to risk of endometrial cancer: a systematic review of the literature
    Marjorie L McCullough
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Prev Med 46:298-302. 2008
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  33. ncbi request reprint American Cancer Society Guidelines on Nutrition and Physical Activity for cancer prevention: reducing the risk of cancer with healthy food choices and physical activity
    Lawrence H Kushi
    Etiology and Prevention Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 56:254-81; quiz 313-4. 2006
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  34. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer in humans is not associated with lifetime total alcohol consumption or with genetic variation in alcohol dehydrogenase 3 (ADH3)
    Jo L Freudenheim
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    J Nutr 133:3619-24. 2003
    ..92, P for trend = 0.05), chance cannot be ruled out as an explanation. We found no evidence of risk related to lifetime alcohol consumption nor evidence that alcohol dehydrogenase genotype modifies risk related to alcohol and lung cancer...

Research Grants1

  1. Phytoestrogens, alcohol, and endometrial cancer risk
    ELISA BANDERA; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This award will provide the support and training the Candidate needs to develop an independent career in the nutritional epidemiology of cancer. ..