A B Lowenfels

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Affiliation: New York Medical College
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic cancer: development of a unifying etiologic concept
    A B Lowenfels
    Department of Surgery and Community and Preventive Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla 10595, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 880:191-200. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and prevention of pancreatic cancer
    Albert B Lowenfels
    Department of Surgery, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 34:238-44. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology and impact of pancreatic diseases in the United States
    Albert B Lowenfels
    Department of Surgery, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 7:90-5. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Environmental factors and risk of pancreatic cancer
    Albert B Lowenfels
    Department of Surgery, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Pancreatology 3:1-7. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and risk factors for pancreatic cancer
    Albert B Lowenfels
    Department of Surgery, New York Medical College, Munger Pavilion, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 20:197-209. 2006
  6. pmc Determinants of polyp size in patients undergoing screening colonoscopy
    Albert B Lowenfels
    Department of Surgery, New York Medical College, Valhalla, USA
    BMC Gastroenterol 11:101. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for pancreatic cancer
    Albert B Lowenfels
    Department of Surgery, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York 10595, USA
    J Cell Biochem 95:649-56. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic and etiologic factors of pancreatic cancer
    Albert B Lowenfels
    Department of Surgery, Community and Preventative Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 16:1-16. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint The changing character of acute pancreatitis: epidemiology, etiology, and prognosis
    Albert B Lowenfels
    Department of Surgery, Munger Building, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 11:97-103. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Chronic pancreatitis and other risk factors for pancreatic cancer
    A B Lowenfels
    Department of Surgery, New York Medical College, Valhalla, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 28:673-85, x. 1999

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Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic cancer: development of a unifying etiologic concept
    A B Lowenfels
    Department of Surgery and Community and Preventive Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla 10595, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 880:191-200. 1999
    ..In addition, newer molecular techniques and imaging procedures should provide clinicians with the ability to detect pancreatic cancer at an early, potentially curable stage...
  2. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and prevention of pancreatic cancer
    Albert B Lowenfels
    Department of Surgery, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 34:238-44. 2004
    ..More research will be needed in this area, to explain and to clarify the interaction between genes and environmental factors...
  3. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology and impact of pancreatic diseases in the United States
    Albert B Lowenfels
    Department of Surgery, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 7:90-5. 2005
    ..Therefore, to reduce the overall burden of pancreatic disease, we should focus on the control of three lifestyle factors: smoking, drinking, and obesity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Environmental factors and risk of pancreatic cancer
    Albert B Lowenfels
    Department of Surgery, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Pancreatology 3:1-7. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and risk factors for pancreatic cancer
    Albert B Lowenfels
    Department of Surgery, New York Medical College, Munger Pavilion, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 20:197-209. 2006
    ..Since the incidence of pancreas cancer is so strongly age-dependent, we can anticipate an increasing number of patients as the population of most Western countries ages...
  6. pmc Determinants of polyp size in patients undergoing screening colonoscopy
    Albert B Lowenfels
    Department of Surgery, New York Medical College, Valhalla, USA
    BMC Gastroenterol 11:101. 2011
    ..We aim to determine factors associated with polyp size in different age groups...
  7. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for pancreatic cancer
    Albert B Lowenfels
    Department of Surgery, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York 10595, USA
    J Cell Biochem 95:649-56. 2005
    ..Major challenges presented by this cancer are: 1) determination of the molecular pathways that make this cancer so aggressive; 2) development of new modalities, perhaps based on proteomics, to enhance early detection...
  8. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic and etiologic factors of pancreatic cancer
    Albert B Lowenfels
    Department of Surgery, Community and Preventative Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 16:1-16. 2002
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint The changing character of acute pancreatitis: epidemiology, etiology, and prognosis
    Albert B Lowenfels
    Department of Surgery, Munger Building, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 11:97-103. 2009
    ..Conversely, mortality rates for acute pancreatitis are declining in many, but not all, reports...
  10. ncbi request reprint Chronic pancreatitis and other risk factors for pancreatic cancer
    A B Lowenfels
    Department of Surgery, New York Medical College, Valhalla, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 28:673-85, x. 1999
    ..As with other cancers, dietary factors play an important role. Approximately 10% of all pancreatic tumors may be related to an inherited germ line disorder...
  11. ncbi request reprint Fecal occult blood testing as a screening procedure for colorectal cancer
    A B Lowenfels
    Department of Surgery, New York Medical College, Valhalla 10595, USA
    Ann Oncol 13:40-3. 2002
  12. ncbi request reprint Pancreatico-biliary malignancy: prevalence and risk factors
    A B Lowenfels
    Department of Surgery, New York Medical College, Valhalla, USA
    Ann Oncol 10:1-3. 1999
    ..For pancreatic cancer, public health efforts to reduce smoking offers the best chance for prevention...
  13. pmc Frequency of K-ras mutations in pancreatic intraductal neoplasias associated with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma and chronic pancreatitis: a meta-analysis
    Matthias Lohr
    Department of Medicine II, Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Neoplasia 7:17-23. 2005
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Impact of smoking on patients with idiopathic chronic pancreatitis
    Patrick Maisonneuve
    Epidemiology Unit, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Pancreas 33:163-8. 2006
    ..We studied the impact of smoking on progression of disease as measured by the appearance of calcification and diabetes using Cox regression models...
  15. ncbi request reprint Trends in the epidemiology of the first attack of acute pancreatitis: a systematic review
    Dhiraj Yadav
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, John L McClellan Memorial Veterans Hospital and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Pancreas 33:323-30. 2006
    ..To systematically review trends in the epidemiology of the first attack of acute pancreatitis (AP) based on reported population-based studies...
  16. ncbi request reprint Early onset pancreatic cancer: evidence of a major role for smoking and genetic factors
    Sara Raimondi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1894-7. 2007
    ..Smoking and genetic mutations are the major identified risk factors and seem to be even more important for EOPC than for PC in older age groups...
  17. doi request reprint Screening and surveillance for the early detection of colorectal cancer and adenomatous polyps
    Patrick Maisonneuve
    Gastroenterology 135:710; author reply 710-1. 2008
  18. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori and the risk of benign and malignant biliary tract disease
    Milutin Bulajic
    Department of Medicine, University of Rostock, Germany
    Cancer 95:1946-53. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether there is an association between H. pylori in bile and biliary tract carcinoma...
  19. ncbi request reprint Chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer
    Patrick Maisonneuve
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Dig Dis 20:32-7. 2002
    ..Smoking, which appears to further accelerate the carcinogenic transformation, remains the strongest risk factor amenable to preventive intervention...
  20. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for the development of pancreatic cancer in familial pancreatic cancer kindreds
    Stephen J Rulyak
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Gastroenterology 124:1292-9. 2003
    ..We sought to determine whether smoking or other factors could predict cancer risk in familial pancreatic cancer kindreds...
  21. ncbi request reprint What is the risk of alcoholic pancreatitis in heavy drinkers?
    Paul Georg Lankisch
    Pancreas 25:411-2. 2002
  22. ncbi request reprint Tobacco smoking and cancer: a meta-analysis
    Sara Gandini
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 122:155-64. 2008
    ..The analysis of heterogeneity showed that study type, gender and adjustment for confounding factors significantly influence the RRs estimates and the reliability of the studies...
  23. ncbi request reprint Frequency and severity of acute pancreatitis in chronic dialysis patients
    Paul G Lankisch
    Clinic for General Internal Medicine, Medical Centre, Municipal Clinic of Luneburg, Luneburg, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:1401-5. 2008
    ..The incidence and severity of acute pancreatitis in patients undergoing dialysis treatment are unknown...
  24. doi request reprint Cause(s) of acute pancreatitis: smoke signals from southern Sweden
    Albert B Lowenfels
    Pancreatology 8:61-2. 2008
  25. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking and adenomatous polyps: a meta-analysis
    Edoardo Botteri
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Gastroenterology 134:388-95. 2008
    ..We performed a meta-analysis to provide a quantitative pooled risk estimate of the association, focusing on the different characteristics of the study populations, study designs, and clinical feature of the polyps...
  26. ncbi request reprint Case 27-2003: a 36-year-old man with recurrent epigastric pain and elevated amylase levels
    Albert B Lowenfels
    N Engl J Med 349:2171-2; author reply 2171-2. 2003
  27. doi request reprint Plasma glutamine levels are negatively correlated with the severity of acute pancreatitis
    Paul Georg Lankisch
    Pancreas 36:322-4. 2008
  28. doi request reprint The second attack of acute pancreatitis is not harmless
    Paul Georg Lankisch
    Pancreas 36:207-8. 2008
  29. ncbi request reprint Associated primary tumors in patients with gastric cancer
    Albert B Lowenfels
    J Clin Gastroenterol 34:501-2. 2002
  30. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant chemotherapy with gemcitabine for patients with resectable pancreatic cancer
    Patrick Maisonneuve
    JAMA 297:2581; author reply 2582. 2007
  31. ncbi request reprint Colonoscopy screening for detection of advanced neoplasia
    Patrick Maisonneuve
    N Engl J Med 356:632-3; author reply 633-4. 2007
  32. ncbi request reprint A new fecal elastase 1 test using polyclonal antibodies for the detection of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency
    Jan Uwe Hahn
    Pancreas 30:189-91. 2005
  33. ncbi request reprint Severe acute pancreatitis: when to be concerned?
    Paul Georg Lankisch
    Department of Internal Medicine, Municipal Clinic of Luneburg, Luneburg, Germany
    Pancreatology 3:102-10. 2003
    ..It is necessary to look further on simple low cost and more valid parameters on admission in order to reliably distinguish between necrotizing pancreatitis and interstitial pancreatitis...
  34. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk in nontransplanted and transplanted cystic fibrosis patients: a 10-year study
    Patrick Maisonneuve
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:381-7. 2003
    ..However, more patients now reach adulthood, and more patients undergo organ transplantation-factors associated with an increased cancer risk. Our aim was to assess the risk of cancer in nontransplanted and transplanted CF patients...
  35. ncbi request reprint Allergies and the risk of pancreatic cancer: a meta-analysis with review of epidemiology and biological mechanisms
    Sara Gandini
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1908-16. 2005
    ..The hyperactive immune system of allergic individuals may, therefore, in some way lead to increased surveillance and protect against pancreatic cancer development...
  36. ncbi request reprint Statins and the risk of colorectal cancer
    Patrick Maisonneuve
    N Engl J Med 353:952-4; author reply 952-4. 2005
  37. ncbi request reprint Cancers of the kidney and urinary tract in patients on dialysis for end-stage renal disease: analysis of data from the United States, Europe, and Australia and New Zealand
    John H Stewart
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:197-207. 2003
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Pankrin: a new parameter for the diagnosis of acute pancreatitis in cases of late clinical presentation
    Paul Georg Lankisch
    Pancreas 32:330-1. 2006
  39. ncbi request reprint Pancreatitis in hispanic patients with cystic fibrosis carrying the R334W mutation
    Patrick Maisonneuve
    Epidemiology Unit, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:504-9. 2004
    ..The aim of this study is to determine which specific genotypes lead to the development of pancreatitis in patients with CF...
  40. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation would substantially reduce the future incidence of pancreatic cancer in the European Union
    Ina Mulder
    Department of Chronic Diseases Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 14:1343-53. 2002
    ..We studied the impact of ceasing smoking on the future incidence of pancreatic cancer in the European Union (EU)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Methionine intake and pancreatic cancer risk: digesting the evidence
    Albert B Lowenfels
    Gastroenterology 132:441-3. 2007
  42. doi request reprint Low fecal elastase 1 levels do not indicate exocrine pancreatic insufficiency in type-1 diabetes mellitus
    Jan Uwe Hahn
    Clinic for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, Klinikum Karlsburg, Karlsburg, Germany
    Pancreas 36:274-8. 2008
    ..The results of this test were then compared with those of fecal elastase 1 and fecal fat estimations...