Ellen T Chang

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Affiliation: Northern California Cancer Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Nutrient intake and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 164:1222-32. 2006
  2. ncbi Reliability of self-reported family history of cancer in a large case-control study of lymphoma
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:61-8. 2006
  3. pmc Polymorphic variation in NFKB1 and other aspirin-related genes and risk of Hodgkin lymphoma
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:976-86. 2009
  4. doi 3 For Life: a model pilot program to prevent hepatitis B virus infection and liver cancer in Asian and Pacific Islander Americans
    Ellen T Chang
    Asian Liver Center, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:176-81. 2009
  5. pmc Dietary patterns and risk of ovarian cancer in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, California 94538, USA
    Nutr Cancer 60:285-91. 2008
  6. ncbi The enigmatic epidemiology of nasopharyngeal carcinoma
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1765-77. 2006
  7. pmc Diet and risk of ovarian cancer in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:802-13. 2007
  8. ncbi Making sense of seasonal fluctuations in lymphoma diagnosis
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Leuk Lymphoma 48:223-4. 2007
  9. pmc The burden of liver cancer in Asians and Pacific Islanders in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area, 1990 through 2004
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, California 94538, USA
    Cancer 109:2100-8. 2007
  10. doi Building partnerships with traditional chinese medicine practitioners to increase hepatitis B awareness and prevention
    Ellen T Chang
    Asian Liver Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 13:1125-7. 2007

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Publications80

  1. ncbi Nutrient intake and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 164:1222-32. 2006
    ..Nutrients that affect inflammation, vitamin D activity, oxidative DNA damage, or DNA methylation may be associated with risk of NHL...
  2. ncbi Reliability of self-reported family history of cancer in a large case-control study of lymphoma
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:61-8. 2006
    ..To evaluate the reliability of self-reported data, we analyzed questionnaire and registry-based data on familial cancer from a population-based case-control study of malignant lymphoma...
  3. pmc Polymorphic variation in NFKB1 and other aspirin-related genes and risk of Hodgkin lymphoma
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:976-86. 2009
    ..In conclusion, genetic variation in the NF-kappaB pathway seems to influence risk of HL. Pooled studies are needed to detect any heterogeneity in the association with NF-kappaB across HL subgroups, including aspirin users and nonusers...
  4. doi 3 For Life: a model pilot program to prevent hepatitis B virus infection and liver cancer in Asian and Pacific Islander Americans
    Ellen T Chang
    Asian Liver Center, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:176-81. 2009
    ..3 For Life aims to increase hepatitis B virus (HBV) awareness and reduce the high prevalence of undiagnosed chronic HBV infection and susceptibility among Asian/Pacific Islander (API) adults...
  5. pmc Dietary patterns and risk of ovarian cancer in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, California 94538, USA
    Nutr Cancer 60:285-91. 2008
    ..Overall, our results show no convincing associations between dietary patterns and ovarian cancer risk...
  6. ncbi The enigmatic epidemiology of nasopharyngeal carcinoma
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1765-77. 2006
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  7. pmc Diet and risk of ovarian cancer in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:802-13. 2007
    ..Although dietary consumption of isoflavones may be associated with decreased ovarian cancer risk, most dietary factors are unlikely to play a major role in ovarian cancer development...
  8. ncbi Making sense of seasonal fluctuations in lymphoma diagnosis
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Leuk Lymphoma 48:223-4. 2007
  9. pmc The burden of liver cancer in Asians and Pacific Islanders in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area, 1990 through 2004
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, California 94538, USA
    Cancer 109:2100-8. 2007
    ..In this study, liver cancer incidence trends were evaluated in Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese men and women in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area of California between 1990 and 2004...
  10. doi Building partnerships with traditional chinese medicine practitioners to increase hepatitis B awareness and prevention
    Ellen T Chang
    Asian Liver Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 13:1125-7. 2007
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  11. ncbi Attitudes toward hepatitis B and liver cancer prevention among Chinese Americans in the San Francisco Bay Area, California
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 9:605-13. 2008
    ..Chronic hepatitis B and associated liver cancer constitute important health threats with disparity among Asian/Pacific Islander Americans (APIs). However, many APIs are unaware of and unprotected against these diseases...
  12. pmc Family history of breast cancer and all-cause mortality after breast cancer diagnosis in the Breast Cancer Family Registry
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, 94538, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 117:167-76. 2009
    ..Therefore, clinical management should not depend on family history of breast cancer...
  13. pmc Aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in relation to Hodgkin lymphoma risk in northern Denmark
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:59-64. 2010
    ..In conclusion, our results provide some evidence of a protective effect of low-dose aspirin, but not other NSAIDs, against Hodgkin lymphoma development...
  14. pmc Uncovering disparities in survival after non-small-cell lung cancer among Asian/Pacific Islander ethnic populations in California
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2248-55. 2009
    ..To reduce the nationwide burden of lung cancer mortality, it is critical to identify and ameliorate hidden survival disparities such as those among APIs...
  15. ncbi Family history of hematopoietic malignancy and risk of lymphoma
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1466-74. 2005
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  16. pmc Past recreational physical activity, body size, and all-cause mortality following breast cancer diagnosis: results from the Breast Cancer Family Registry
    Theresa H M Keegan
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Ave, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94536, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 123:531-42. 2010
    ..90-2.15; HR for obese = 1.77, 95% CI: 1.11-2.82). BMI associations did not appear to differ by race/ethnicity. Our findings suggest that physical activity and BMI exert independent effects on overall mortality after breast cancer...
  17. pmc Wine and other alcohol consumption and risk of ovarian cancer in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Ellen T Chang
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:91-103. 2007
    ..Whether alcohol consumption influences ovarian cancer risk is unclear. Therefore, we investigated the association between alcohol intake at various ages and risk of ovarian cancer...
  18. pmc Dietary phytocompounds and risk of lymphoid malignancies in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Ellen T Chang
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:237-49. 2011
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  19. pmc Body size and the risk of endometrial cancer by hormone therapy use in postmenopausal women in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Alison J Canchola
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California formerly the Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1407-16. 2010
    ..To investigate whether hormone therapy (HT) and obesity are associated with endometrial cancer risk among postmenopausal women in the California Teachers Study cohort...
  20. ncbi Dietary intake of phytoestrogens, estrogen receptor-beta polymorphisms and the risk of prostate cancer
    Maria Hedelin
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Prostate 66:1512-20. 2006
    ..Because phytoestrogens bind tightly to the estrogen receptor-beta, we conducted an epidemiologic investigation of synergistic effects between phytoestrogen intake and estrogen receptor-beta gene polymorphisms...
  21. ncbi Autoimmune and chronic inflammatory disorders and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma by subtype
    Karin Ekstrom Smedby
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:51-60. 2006
    ..Because different NHL subtypes develop at different stages of lymphocyte differentiation, associations of autoimmune and inflammatory disorders with specific NHL subtypes could lead to a better understanding of lymphomagenic mechanisms...
  22. ncbi Medication use and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 162:965-74. 2005
    ..However, most of the medications examined were not associated with NHL risk...
  23. pmc Lymphoid malignancies in U.S. Asians: incidence rate differences by birthplace and acculturation
    Christina A Clarke
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, California 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:1064-77. 2011
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  24. pmc Alcohol consumption over time and risk of lymphoid malignancies in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Ellen T Chang
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:1373-83. 2010
    ..The higher risk among former drinkers emphasizes the importance of classifying both current and past alcohol consumption and suggests that factors related to quitting drinking, rather than alcohol itself, may increase B-cell NHL risk...
  25. pmc Lung cancer incidence in never smokers
    Heather A Wakelee
    Division of Oncology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:472-8. 2007
    ..However, data on this topic, particularly lung cancer incidence rates in never smokers, are limited...
  26. ncbi Body mass index and risk of malignant lymphoma in Scandinavian men and women
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:210-8. 2005
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  27. pmc Adulthood residential ultraviolet radiation, sun sensitivity, dietary vitamin D, and risk of lymphoid malignancies in the California Teachers Study
    Ellen T Chang
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, CA, USA
    Blood 118:1591-9. 2011
    ..Dietary vitamin D also was not associated with risk of lymphoid malignancies. These results support a protective effect of routine residential UVR exposure against lymphomagenesis through mechanisms possibly independent of vitamin D...
  28. ncbi Association of frequent consumption of fatty fish with prostate cancer risk is modified by COX-2 polymorphism
    Maria Hedelin
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 120:398-405. 2007
    ..Frequent consumption of fatty fish and marine fatty acids appears to reduce the risk of prostate cancer, and this association is modified by genetic variation in the COX-2 gene...
  29. pmc Body size and the risk of ovarian cancer by hormone therapy use in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Alison J Canchola
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:2241-8. 2010
    ..To investigate whether obesity and hormone therapy (HT) are associated with ovarian cancer risk among women in the California Teachers Study cohort...
  30. ncbi Alcohol intake and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in men and women
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 15:1067-76. 2004
    ..The effect of alcohol intake on risk of NHL is unclear. We therefore conducted a population-based case-control study to examine the association between alcohol and NHL risk...
  31. ncbi Childhood social environment and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in adults
    Karin Ekstrom Smedby
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Res 67:11074-82. 2007
    ..Effect mechanisms may be related to early age at onset and high frequency of specific infections or total microbial exposure in childhood...
  32. ncbi Dietary factors and risk of non-hodgkin lymphoma in men and women
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:512-20. 2005
    ..Diet could influence NHL risk by modulating the immune system, although evidence is limited. We did a population-based case-control study to determine whether differences in diet were associated with NHL risk...
  33. pmc Recent changes in breast cancer incidence and risk factor prevalence in San Francisco Bay area and California women: 1988 to 2004
    Theresa H M Keegan
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Ave, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 9:R62. 2007
    ..In light of these reports, we examined recent changes in breast cancer incidence and risk factor prevalence among non-Hispanic white women in the SFBA and other regions of California...
  34. ncbi Hepatitis B and liver cancer knowledge and preventive practices among Asian Americans in the San Francisco Bay Area, California
    Charlotte A Wu
    Asian Liver Center, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 8:127-34. 2007
    ..Thus, there is a need for increased HBV education and improved community-based interventions to prevent HBV-related liver disease in the high-risk Asian-American community...
  35. ncbi Stopping a silent killer in the underserved asian and pacific islander community: a chronic hepatitis B and liver cancer prevention clinic by medical students
    Steven Y Lin
    School of Medicine, Stanford University, CA, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 10:383-6. 2009
    ..To assess and alleviate the burden of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection among low-income, uninsured Asian and Pacific Islanders (APIs) in San Jose, California...
  36. ncbi Variation in DNA repair genes ERCC2, XRCC1, and XRCC3 and risk of follicular lymphoma
    Karin Ekstrom Smedby
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:258-65. 2006
    ..The link between skin cancer and follicular lymphoma is unlikely to be mediated through common variation in the studied DNA repair gene polymorphisms...
  37. pmc Papillary thyroid cancer incidence rates vary significantly by birthplace in Asian American women
    Pamela L Horn-Ross
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Ave, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:479-85. 2011
    ..To investigate how birthplace influences the incidence of papillary thyroid cancer among Asian American women...
  38. pmc Nativity and papillary thyroid cancer incidence rates among Hispanic women in California
    Pamela L Horn-Ross
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, California 94538, USA
    Cancer 118:216-22. 2012
    ..However, little is known as to whether rates in Hispanic women vary by nativity, which may influence exposure to important risk factors...
  39. doi Racial patterns of extranodal natural killer/T-cell lymphoma, nasal type, in California: a population-based study
    Weiyun Z Ai
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Br J Haematol 156:626-32. 2012
    ..In conclusion, ENKTL is more common and clinically more similar among Hispanics and APIs than non-Hispanic whites with poor outcome in all racial groups...
  40. pmc Survival following non-small cell lung cancer among Asian/Pacific Islander, Latina, and Non-Hispanic white women who have never smoked
    Scarlett L Gomez
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:545-54. 2011
    ..This study examined survival patterns following non-small cell lung cancer in a population-based sample of lung cancer cases from the San Francisco Bay Area Lung Cancer Study (SFBALCS)...
  41. pmc Hidden breast cancer disparities in Asian women: disaggregating incidence rates by ethnicity and migrant status
    Scarlett Lin Gomez
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:S125-31. 2010
    ..We estimated trends in breast cancer incidence rates for specific Asian populations in California to determine if disparities exist by immigrant status and age...
  42. pmc Racial/ethnic variation in EBV-positive classical Hodgkin lymphoma in California populations
    Sally L Glaser
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Int J Cancer 123:1499-507. 2008
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  43. pmc Disparities in breast cancer survival among Asian women by ethnicity and immigrant status: a population-based study
    Scarlett Lin Gomez
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Ave, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:861-9. 2010
    ..We investigated heterogeneity in ethnic composition and immigrant status among US Asians as an explanation for disparities in breast cancer survival...
  44. pmc Disparities in liver cancer incidence by nativity, acculturation, and socioeconomic status in California Hispanics and Asians
    Ellen T Chang
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:3106-18. 2010
    ..Such variations can identify high-priority subgroups for prevention and monitoring...
  45. doi Gastric cancer incidence among Hispanics in California: patterns by time, nativity, and neighborhood characteristics
    Ellen T Chang
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, CA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:709-19. 2012
    ..Better understanding about gastric cancer incidence patterns among Hispanics by birthplace, socioeconomic status (SES), and acculturation can improve preventive strategies and disease models...
  46. pmc Recent trends in breast cancer incidence in US white women by county-level urban/rural and poverty status
    Amelia K Hausauer
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA, USA
    BMC Med 7:31. 2009
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  47. ncbi Cancer incidence patterns in Koreans in the US and in Kangwha, South Korea
    Scarlett Lin Gomez
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, CA 94587, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:167-74. 2003
    ..In the US, Koreans are a rapidly growing group and comprised 10.5% of the total Asian population as of 2000. However, little has been published regarding cancer patterns in this subpopulation...
  48. ncbi Education and counseling of pregnant patients with chronic hepatitis B: perspectives from obstetricians and perinatal nurses in Santa Clara County, California
    Elizabeth J Yang
    Asian Liver Center at Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 14:1707-13. 2013
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  49. doi Rituximab use and survival after diffuse large B-cell or follicular lymphoma: a population-based study
    Theresa H M Keegan
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Leuk Lymphoma 54:743-51. 2013
    ..Lower rituximab use in patients with DLBCL without private insurance suggests that previously identified socioeconomic disparities in survival may, in part, be explained by receipt of rituximab...
  50. doi A model program for hepatitis B vaccination and education of schoolchildren in rural China
    Jonathan J Chen
    Asian Liver Center at Stanford University, 490 S California Avenue, Suite 300, Palo Alto, CA 94306, USA
    Int J Public Health 57:581-8. 2012
    ..To address these gaps, a pilot program for HBV education and vaccination was launched in rural China...
  51. pmc Disparities in survival after Hodgkin lymphoma: a population-based study
    Theresa H M Keegan
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Ave, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94536, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1881-92. 2009
    ..The racial/ethnic differences in survival were evident for all stages of disease. These data provide evidence for substantial, and probably remediable, racial/ethnic and neighborhood SES disparities in HL outcomes...
  52. ncbi Body size, physical activity, and risk of Hodgkin's lymphoma in women
    Theresa H M Keegan
    Northern California Cancer Center, Suite 300, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Fremont, CA 94538 2334, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1095-101. 2006
    ..These findings show that in women, body size and strenuous physical activity, both modifiable characteristics, are associated with HL risk in adult life possibly through immunologic, infectious, or genetic mechanisms...
  53. pmc Recent breast cancer trends among Asian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic, and African-American women in the US: changes by tumor subtype
    Amelia K Hausauer
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 9:R90. 2007
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  54. ncbi The Jade Ribbon Campaign: a model program for community outreach and education to prevent liver cancer in Asian Americans
    Stephanie D Chao
    Asian Liver Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive H3680, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 11:281-90. 2009
    ..The increase in HBV awareness, screening, and physician follow-up suggests that culturally aligned interventions similar to the JRC may help reduce the disproportionate burden of disease to chronic HBV infection among Asian Americans...
  55. ncbi Why we should routinely screen Asian American adults for hepatitis B: a cross-sectional study of Asians in California
    Steven Y Lin
    School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
    Hepatology 46:1034-40. 2007
    ..Those who test positive should be provided with culturally appropriate information to prevent disease transmission and proper medical management to reduce their risk of liver disease...
  56. pmc Studying cancer incidence and outcomes in immigrants: methodological concerns
    Scarlett S Lin
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City 94587, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1757-9. 2002
  57. ncbi Variability among hospitals and staff in collection of race, ethnicity, birthplace, and socioeconomic information in the greater San Francisco Bay Area
    Scarlett L Gomez
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    J Registry Manag 36:105-10. 2009
    ..Nationally standardized policies, including standards for where, what, and when these data should be collected, are necessary for accurate and uniform data collection, and for effectively addressing health disparities...
  58. doi Do children and adults differ in survival from medulloblastoma? A study from the SEER registry
    Emily K Curran
    Department of Neurology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    J Neurooncol 95:81-5. 2009
    ..Similar outcomes between adult and childhood MB may justify inclusion of adults in pediatric cooperative trials for MB...
  59. ncbi Dietary phytoestrogen, serum enterolactone and risk of prostate cancer: the cancer prostate Sweden study (Sweden)
    Maria Hedelin
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 17:169-80. 2006
    ..Based on evidence that phytoestrogens may protect against prostate cancer, we evaluated the associations between serum enterolactone concentration or dietary phytoestrogen intake and risk of prostate cancer...
  60. ncbi Sex- and kindred-specific familial risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Kamila Czene
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2496-9. 2007
    ..5 (95% CI, 1.2-1.9). Our results suggest that part of the familial risk of NHL may be attributable to shared environmental exposures, particularly between same-sex siblings...
  61. doi Lifestyle factors, autoimmune disease and family history in prognosis of non-hodgkin lymphoma overall and subtypes
    Julia F Simard
    Department of Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 132:2659-66. 2013
    ..Further investigations are needed to determine how these factors should be incorporated into clinical prognostic assessment...
  62. doi Enigmatic sex disparities in cancer incidence
    Gustaf Edgren
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 27:187-96. 2012
    ..Thus, the basis of many of the largest sex disparities in cancer incidence seems mostly unknown, highlighting the need for intensified research into its origins...
  63. pmc Head and neck cancer-specific survival based on socioeconomic status in Asians and Pacific Islanders
    Karen P Chu
    Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California 94305 5847, USA
    Cancer 117:1935-45. 2011
    ..This study's purpose was to examine the effect of SES on disease-specific survival (DSS) and overall survival (OS) in APIs with HNC using population-based data...
  64. pmc San Francisco hep B free: a grassroots community coalition to prevent hepatitis B and liver cancer
    Meredith B Bailey
    Asian Liver Center at Stanford University, 490 S California Ave, Suite 300, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA
    J Community Health 36:538-51. 2011
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  65. doi Higher incidence of head and neck cancers among Vietnamese American men in California
    Edith J Filion
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
    Head Neck 32:1336-44. 2010
    ..Our aim was to determine the incidence rates of head and neck cancer in Vietnamese Californians compared with other Asian and non-Asian Californians...
  66. doi Genetic variation in chromosomal translocation breakpoint and immune function genes and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Pia Fernberg
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 21:759-69. 2010
    ..Chromosomal translocation breakpoint genes are of interest, given their documented involvement in lymphoma progression...
  67. pmc Hospital policy and practice regarding the collection of data on race, ethnicity, and birthplace
    Scarlett Lin Gomez
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, CA 94587, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1685-8. 2003
  68. pmc Breast implants following mastectomy in women with early-stage breast cancer: prevalence and impact on survival
    Gem M Le
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, California, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 7:R184-93. 2005
    ..Few studies have examined the effect of breast implants after mastectomy on long-term survival in breast cancer patients, despite growing public health concern over potential long-term adverse health effects...
  69. ncbi Socioeconomic status and breast carcinoma survival in four racial/ethnic groups: a population-based study
    Cynthia D O'Malley
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, California 94587, USA
    Cancer 97:1303-11. 2003
    ..To better understand racial/ethnic survival patterns, we investigated the effect of socioeconomic status (SES) and disease stage on racial/ethnic differences in breast carcinoma survival in a large population-based cohort...
  70. pmc Availability and utility of body mass index for population-based cancer surveillance
    Theresa H M Keegan
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:51-7. 2008
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  71. ncbi Seasonal variation in the diagnosis of Hodgkin lymphoma in Sweden
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 115:127-30. 2005
    ..The seasonal pattern in HL diagnosis among young adults and boys is consistent with an infectious origin, whereas the results among older adults neither support nor dispute the possibility of an infectious etiology in this age group...
  72. doi Asian ethnicity and breast cancer subtypes: a study from the California Cancer Registry
    Melinda L Telli
    Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 127:471-8. 2011
    ..Given the poor prognosis and high treatment costs of HER2-positive breast cancer, our results have implications for healthcare resource utilization, cancer biology, and clinical care...
  73. ncbi Number of siblings and risk of Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1236-43. 2004
    ..In contrast, HL among children and older adults may be associated with earlier childhood infection. This study examines the associations of HL risk with having older or younger siblings...
  74. ncbi Alcohol drinking and risk of localized versus advanced and sporadic versus familial prostate cancer in Sweden
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 16:275-84. 2005
    ..It is unknown whether the association of alcohol consumption with prostate cancer risk varies between localized and advanced cases, or between sporadic and familial cases...
  75. doi Medulloblastoma incidence has not changed over time: a CBTRUS study
    Sonia Partap
    Department of Neurology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94305 5826, USA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 31:970-1. 2009
    ..No statistically significant change in MB incidence was observed over the last 2 decades, but there was an increase in MB and PNET combined...
  76. ncbi Cancer incidence patterns among Vietnamese in the United States and Ha Noi, Vietnam
    Gem M Le
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, CA 94587, USA
    Int J Cancer 102:412-7. 2002
    ....
  77. pmc Racial and social class gradients in life expectancy in contemporary California
    Christina A Clarke
    Northern California Cancer Center, Surveillance Research, 2201 Walnut Ave, Fremont, CA 94538, United States
    Soc Sci Med 70:1373-80. 2010
    ..Neighborhood SES represents a readily-available metric for ongoing surveillance of health disparities in the US...
  78. ncbi Understanding the validity of self-reported positive family history of lymphoma in extended families to facilitate genetic epidemiology and clinical practice
    Sally L Glaser
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Leuk Lymphoma 48:1110-8. 2007
    ..Thus, familial HL reported by HL patients and controls is highly likely to be lymphoma even in extended family members but less likely to be HL per se. Validity may vary with the subject's family size and medical history...
  79. doi Gender affects survival for medulloblastoma only in older children and adults: a study from the Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results Registry
    Emily K Curran
    Department of Neurology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California 94305 5826, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 52:60-4. 2009
    ..We aimed to determine the effect of gender on survival in MB using a large data set and strict criteria for defining MB...
  80. pmc GWAS of follicular lymphoma reveals allelic heterogeneity at 6p21.32 and suggests shared genetic susceptibility with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
    Karin E Smedby
    Department of Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS Genet 7:e1001378. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that the HLA class II region plays a complex yet important role in NHL...

Research Grants3

  1. DETERMINANTS OF THE SECULAR INCREASE IN NHL
    Ellen Chang; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Blood samples were collected in order to assess the importance of viral exposures (EBV and HTLV-I). Tumor material from the cases has been reexamined and uniformly classified according to the REAL classification. ..
  2. Diet and Risk of Ovarian Cancer
    Ellen Chang; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The results of the proposed analyses will provide further understanding of the etiology of ovarian cancer. ..
  3. Aspirin use, genetic variation in aspirin related-genes, and Hodgkin lymphoma ris
    Ellen Chang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....