C A Clarke

Summary

Affiliation: Northern California Cancer Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Epstein-Barr virus and survival after Hodgkin disease in a population-based series of women
    C A Clarke
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, California 94587, USA
    Cancer 91:1579-87. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Existing data on breast cancer in African-American women: what we know and what we need to know
    Christina A Clarke
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, California 94587, USA
    Cancer 97:211-21. 2003
  4. pmc Breast cancer incidence and mortality trends in an affluent population: Marin County, California, USA, 1990-1999
    Christina A Clarke
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, California 94587, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 4:R13. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Changing incidence of non-Hodgkin lymphomas in the United States
    Christina A Clarke
    Northern California Cancer Center, 32960 Alvarado Niles Road, No 600, Union City, CA 94587, USA
    Cancer 94:2015-23. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Age-specific survival after Hodgkin's disease in a population-based cohort (United States)
    C A Clarke
    Surveillance Research, Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, CA 94587, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 12:803-12. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic trends in HIV-associated lymphomas
    C A Clarke
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, California 94587, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 13:354-9. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Expert review of the diagnosis and histologic classification of Hodgkin disease in a population-based cancer registry: interobserver reliability and impact on incidence and survival rates
    S L Glaser
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, California 95487, USA
    Cancer 92:218-24. 2001
  9. pmc Obesity, waist size and prevalence of current asthma in the California Teachers Study cohort
    J Von Behren
    Northern California Cancer Center, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Thorax 64:889-93. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Age variation in Hodgkin's disease risk factors in older women: evidence from a population-based case-control study
    S L Glaser
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City 94587, USA
    Leuk Lymphoma 42:997-1004. 2001

Detail Information

Publications58

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Epstein-Barr virus and survival after Hodgkin disease in a population-based series of women
    C A Clarke
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, California 94587, USA
    Cancer 91:1579-87. 2001
    ..However, survival patterns for EBV-defined HD have not been well studied. To determine if EBV status influenced survival time after HD, the authors investigated a large, population-based series of female patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Existing data on breast cancer in African-American women: what we know and what we need to know
    Christina A Clarke
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, California 94587, USA
    Cancer 97:211-21. 2003
    ..Thus, it is important to consider the accuracy of these resources in describing the impact of breast cancer in AA populations...
  4. pmc Breast cancer incidence and mortality trends in an affluent population: Marin County, California, USA, 1990-1999
    Christina A Clarke
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, California 94587, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 4:R13. 2002
    ..Close surveillance of Marin County breast cancer trends has nevertheless continued, in part because distinctive breast cancer patterns in well-defined populations may inform understanding of breast cancer etiology...
  5. ncbi request reprint Changing incidence of non-Hodgkin lymphomas in the United States
    Christina A Clarke
    Northern California Cancer Center, 32960 Alvarado Niles Road, No 600, Union City, CA 94587, USA
    Cancer 94:2015-23. 2002
    ..Data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program show that age-adjusted rates of NHL increased through the 1980s but leveled off in the 1990s...
  6. ncbi request reprint Age-specific survival after Hodgkin's disease in a population-based cohort (United States)
    C A Clarke
    Surveillance Research, Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, CA 94587, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 12:803-12. 2001
    ..To examine risk factors for disease-specific survival in young and older adults diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease (HD) in a representative case series of adequate size for detecting effect modification by age group...
  7. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic trends in HIV-associated lymphomas
    C A Clarke
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, California 94587, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 13:354-9. 2001
    ..Lymphomas are increasingly common cancers in persons with HIV and are fatal in most patients, warranting continued attention to their incidence and etiology...
  8. ncbi request reprint Expert review of the diagnosis and histologic classification of Hodgkin disease in a population-based cancer registry: interobserver reliability and impact on incidence and survival rates
    S L Glaser
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, California 95487, USA
    Cancer 92:218-24. 2001
    ..Yet, diagnostic error in cancer registry data used in surveying HD occurrence may produce statistics that misrepresent incidence, mortality, or survival...
  9. pmc Obesity, waist size and prevalence of current asthma in the California Teachers Study cohort
    J Von Behren
    Northern California Cancer Center, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Thorax 64:889-93. 2009
    ..A study was undertaken to examine the relationship between the prevalence of asthma and measures of abdominal obesity and adult weight gain in addition to body mass index (BMI) in a large cohort of female teachers...
  10. ncbi request reprint Age variation in Hodgkin's disease risk factors in older women: evidence from a population-based case-control study
    S L Glaser
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City 94587, USA
    Leuk Lymphoma 42:997-1004. 2001
    ..None of these patterns was explained entirely by histologic subtype but may reflect age and histology subtype variation in the HD-EBV association...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and colon cancer risk among women in the California Teachers Study
    Phuong L Mai
    Clinical Cancer Genetics Department, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:517-25. 2007
    ..One potential explanation for this inconsistency is that hormone therapy, which is associated with lower colon cancer risk, acts as a modifier of the physical activity/colon cancer relationship...
  13. ncbi request reprint 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
  14. ncbi request reprint Long-term recreational physical activity and risk of invasive and in situ breast cancer: the California teachers study
    Cher M Dallal
    Keck School of Medicine and USC Norris Cancer Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:408-15. 2007
    ..Long-term physical activity may affect breast cancer risk. Few prospective studies have evaluated in situ or invasive breast cancer risk, or breast cancer receptor subtypes, in relation to long-term activity...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Second lymphomas and other malignant neoplasms in patients with mycosis fungoides and Sezary syndrome: evidence from population-based and clinical cohorts
    Kathie P Huang
    Department of Dermatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Arch Dermatol 143:45-50. 2007
    ..To assess risks for developing second malignancies in patients with mycosis fungoides or S├ęzary syndrome...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Recent trends in breast cancer incidence among 6 Asian groups in the Greater Bay Area of Northern California
    Theresa H M Keegan
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Int J Cancer 120:1324-9. 2007
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  20. ncbi request reprint 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Regional changes in hormone therapy use and breast cancer incidence in California from 2001 to 2004
    Anthony S Robbins
    California Cancer Registry, Public Health Institute, 1700 Tribute Rd, Suite 100, Sacramento, CA 95815, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:3437-9. 2007
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  22. ncbi request reprint Declines in breast cancer after the WHI: apparent impact of hormone therapy
    Christina A Clarke
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:847-52. 2007
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  23. pmc Proposed classification of lymphoid neoplasms for epidemiologic research from the Pathology Working Group of the International Lymphoma Epidemiology Consortium (InterLymph)
    Lindsay M Morton
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Blood 110:695-708. 2007
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  24. 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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  25. doi request reprint California Medicaid enrollment and melanoma stage at diagnosis: a population-based study
    Ricardo A Pollitt
    Department of Dermatology, Pigmented Lesion and Melanoma Program, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:7-13. 2008
    ..This study examined the effect of Medicaid enrollment status and duration on melanoma stage at diagnosis in a large, multi-ethnic California population...
  26. pmc Incomplete pregnancy is not associated with breast cancer risk: the California Teachers Study
    Katherine Delellis Henderson
    Department of Cancer Etiology, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Contraception 77:391-6. 2008
    ..Several large prospective studies, which eliminate recall bias, did not detect associations, but this relationship continues to be debated...
  27. 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...
  28. 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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  29. ncbi request reprint Re: Declines in invasive breast cancer and use of postmenopausal hormone therapy in a screening mammography population
    Anthony S Robbins
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1815; author reply 1816-7. 2007
  30. pmc Disparities in mammographic screening for Asian women in California: a cross-sectional analysis to identify meaningful groups for targeted intervention
    Scarlett Lin Gomez
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Ave, Suite 300, Fremont, CA, 94538, USA
    BMC Cancer 7:201. 2007
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  31. pmc Adenomyosis and endometriosis in the California Teachers Study
    Claire Templeman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Fertil Steril 90:415-24. 2008
    ..To evaluate the reproductive and lifestyle correlates of a surgically confirmed diagnosis of endometriosis or adenomyosis in a large prospective cohort...
  32. ncbi request reprint A decline in breast-cancer incidence
    Anthony S Robbins
    N Engl J Med 357:511-2; author reply 513. 2007
  33. ncbi request reprint Recent declines in hormone therapy utilization and breast cancer incidence: clinical and population-based evidence
    Christina A Clarke
    J Clin Oncol 24:e49-50. 2006
  34. pmc Medicaid status and stage at diagnosis of cervical cancer
    Cynthia D O'Malley
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, Calif 94538 2334, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:2179-85. 2006
    ..We examined whether Medicaid beneficiaries are more likely to be diagnosed with late-stage cervical cancer than women not enrolled in Medicaid...
  35. ncbi request reprint Expert review of non-Hodgkin's lymphomas in a population-based cancer registry: reliability of diagnosis and subtype classifications
    Christina A Clarke
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, California, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:138-43. 2004
    ..Thus, overall NHL incidence and survival statistics from the early 1990s are probably accurate, but subtype-specific statistics could be substantially biased, especially because of high (15-20%) proportions of unclassified lymphomas...
  36. ncbi request reprint Geographic excess of estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer
    Christopher C Benz
    Cancer and Developmental Therapeutics Program, Buck Institute for Age Research, Novato, California 94945, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:1523-7. 2003
    ..The progressive increase in breast cancer incidence rates observed in Marin County over the past decade is occurring in women with high prevalence of risk factors predisposing toward excess development of ER+/PR+ breast cancer...
  37. ncbi request reprint Reproductive factors in Hodgkin's disease in women
    Sally L Glaser
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, CA 94587, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:553-63. 2003
    ..Among older women, no significant associations were observed, although hormone use appeared to be protective. These data suggest that steroid hormones may affect HD development...
  38. ncbi request reprint Population-based patterns of human immunodeficiency virus-related Hodgkin lymphoma in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area, 1988-1998
    Sally L Glaser
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, California 94587, USA
    Cancer 98:300-9. 2003
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  39. ncbi request reprint 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint Hodgkin's disease etiology and novel viruses: clues from groups exposed to blood products
    Sally L Glaser
    Int J Cancer 104:796-7. 2003
  41. 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
  42. ncbi request reprint 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
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  43. ncbi request reprint Birthplace and survival among Asian women diagnosed with breast cancer in cancer registry data: the impact of selection bias
    Scarlett S Lin
    Int J Epidemiol 31:511-3; author reply 513. 2002
  44. ncbi request reprint Survival differences among Asian subpopulations in the United States after prostate, colorectal, breast, and cervical carcinomas
    Scarlett S Lin
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, California
    Cancer 94:1175-82. 2002
    ..The authors examined survival after carcinomas of the prostate, colon/rectum, breast, and cervix separately for Chinese, Japanese, Filipinos, and non-Hispanic whites in the United States...
  45. ncbi request reprint Smoking and Hodgkin lymphoma risk in women United States
    Sally L Glaser
    Northern California Cancer Center, 32960 Alvarado Niles Road, Suite 600, Union City, CA 94587, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:387-97. 2004
    ..We investigated the association of HL with lifetime cigarette smoking and household environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure in women...
  46. ncbi request reprint Population-based surveillance of HIV-associated cancers: utility of cancer registry data
    Christina A Clarke
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, CA 94587, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 36:1083-91. 2004
    ..At least in this region, cancer registry data represent a useful resource for monitoring HIV-associated lymphomas and anal cancer and may offer benefits over linkage-based means in the age of HAART...
  47. ncbi request reprint Validity of cancer registry medicaid status against enrollment files: implications for population-based studies of cancer outcomes
    Jo Kay Chan
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538 2334, USA
    Med Care 44:952-5. 2006
    ..Cancer registry "payer source" data is collected by many cancer registries in the United States and has been used to compare cancer outcomes across insurance types...
  48. pmc Population attributable risk of breast cancer in white women associated with immediately modifiable risk factors
    Christina A Clarke
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, California, USA
    BMC Cancer 6:170. 2006
    ..To justify such efforts, it is vital to quantify the potential population-level impacts on breast cancer considering population variations in behavior prevalence, risk estimate, and baseline incidence...
  49. ncbi request reprint 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...
  50. ncbi request reprint Changes in cancer registry coding for lymphoma subtypes: reliability over time and relevance for surveillance and study
    Christina A Clarke
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:630-8. 2006
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  51. ncbi request reprint Epstein-Barr virus as a marker of survival after Hodgkin's lymphoma: a population-based study
    Theresa H M Keegan
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Ave, Ste 300, Fremont, CA 94538 2334, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:7604-13. 2005
    ..This study assessed survival after HL in a population-based cohort large enough to examine the joint effects of EBV with other factors including age, sex, and histologic subtype...
  52. ncbi request reprint Cancer surveillance research: a vital subdiscipline of cancer epidemiology
    Sally L Glaser
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:1009-19. 2005
    ..Improvement is necessary in these realms to permit cancer surveillance research to realize its potential in resolving the growing cancer burden...
  53. pmc Impact of intercensal population projections and error of closure on breast cancer surveillance: examples from 10 California counties
    Amanda I Phipps
    Marin County Department of Health and Human Services, Epidemiology Program, San Rafael, California, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 7:R655-60. 2005
    ..This analysis examines the extent to which these and other breast cancer incidence trends could have been impacted by bias in intercensal population projections...
  54. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood socioeconomic status and Hodgkin's lymphoma incidence in California
    Christina A Clarke
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, California 94538, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1441-7. 2005
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  55. ncbi request reprint Exposure to childhood infections and risk of Epstein-Barr virus--defined Hodgkin's lymphoma in women
    Sally L Glaser
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Int J Cancer 115:599-605. 2005
    ..Null findings for EBV-negative HL indicate that etiologic models should be reconsidered for this common form...
  56. ncbi request reprint Attenuation of social class and reproductive risk factor associations for Hodgkin lymphoma due to selection bias in controls
    Sally L Glaser
    Northern California Cancer Center, 32960 Alvarado Niles Road, Suite 600, Union City 94587, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:731-9. 2004
    ..Because subject participation was 87% for cases but 65% for random digit-dialing (RDD) controls, we examined representativeness of our controls and the impact of detected bias on prior results...
  57. ncbi request reprint Social class and risk of Hodgkin's disease in young-adult women in 1988-94
    Sally L Glaser
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, CA 94587, USA
    Int J Cancer 98:110-7. 2002
    ..Negative findings for previously reported risk factors may reflect their insufficient heterogeneity of exposure or their failure to measure cohort-relevant exposures in this population...
  58. ncbi request reprint Cancer survival in US racial/ethnic groups: heterogeneity among Asian ethnic subgroups
    Scarlett Lin Gomez
    Arch Intern Med 163:631-2; author reply 632. 2003