Pamela L Horn-Ross

Summary

Affiliation: Northern California Cancer Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Recent breast cancer incidence trends according to hormone therapy use: the California Teachers Study cohort
    Sarah F Marshall
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, 224 Irvine Hall, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 12:R4. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Patterns of alcohol consumption and breast cancer risk in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Pamela L Horn-Ross
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, CA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:405-11. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Assessing phytoestrogen exposure in epidemiologic studies: development of a database (United States)
    P L Horn-Ross
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City 94587, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 11:289-98. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Recent diet and breast cancer risk: the California Teachers Study (USA)
    Pamela L Horn-Ross
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City 94587, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:407-15. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Phytoestrogen intake and endometrial cancer risk
    Pamela L Horn-Ross
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, CA 94587, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1158-64. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Phytoestrogens and thyroid cancer risk: the San Francisco Bay Area thyroid cancer study
    Pamela L Horn-Ross
    Northern California Cancer Center, 32960 Alvarado Niles Road, Suite 600, Union City, CA 94587, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:43-9. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Iodine and thyroid cancer risk among women in a multiethnic population: the Bay Area Thyroid Cancer Study
    P L Horn-Ross
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, California 94587, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:979-85. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Sources of phytoestrogen exposure among non-Asian women in California, USA
    P L Horn-Ross
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City 94587, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 11:299-302. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Phytoestrogen consumption and breast cancer risk in a multiethnic population: the Bay Area Breast Cancer Study
    P L Horn-Ross
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, CA 94587, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 154:434-41. 2001
  10. 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

Research Grants

  1. Plant Foods and Endometrial Cancer Epidemiology
    PAMELA HORN ROSS; Fiscal Year: 2005
  2. Nutrition and Thyroid Cancer Risk in the CTS Cohort
    PAMELA HORN ROSS; Fiscal Year: 2007

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Publications44

  1. pmc Recent breast cancer incidence trends according to hormone therapy use: the California Teachers Study cohort
    Sarah F Marshall
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, 224 Irvine Hall, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 12:R4. 2010
    ..Few data sources can address breast cancer incidence trends according to pertinent characteristics like hormone therapy use history...
  2. ncbi request reprint Patterns of alcohol consumption and breast cancer risk in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Pamela L Horn-Ross
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, CA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:405-11. 2004
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  3. ncbi request reprint Assessing phytoestrogen exposure in epidemiologic studies: development of a database (United States)
    P L Horn-Ross
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City 94587, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 11:289-98. 2000
    ..The purpose of this research was to develop such a database for use with food-frequency questionnaires in large epidemiologic studies...
  4. ncbi request reprint Recent diet and breast cancer risk: the California Teachers Study (USA)
    Pamela L Horn-Ross
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City 94587, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:407-15. 2002
    ..We take the opportunity to address the relationship between recent adult diet and breast cancer risk during the first two years of follow-up of the large California Teachers Study cohort...
  5. ncbi request reprint Phytoestrogen intake and endometrial cancer risk
    Pamela L Horn-Ross
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, CA 94587, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1158-64. 2003
    ..We evaluated the associations between dietary intake of seven specific compounds representing three classes of phytoestrogens (isoflavones, coumestans, and lignans) and the risk of endometrial cancer...
  6. ncbi request reprint Phytoestrogens and thyroid cancer risk: the San Francisco Bay Area thyroid cancer study
    Pamela L Horn-Ross
    Northern California Cancer Center, 32960 Alvarado Niles Road, Suite 600, Union City, CA 94587, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:43-9. 2002
    ..Our findings suggest that thyroid cancer prevention via dietary modification of soy and/or phytoestrogen intake in other forms may be possible but warrants further research at this time...
  7. ncbi request reprint Iodine and thyroid cancer risk among women in a multiethnic population: the Bay Area Thyroid Cancer Study
    P L Horn-Ross
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, California 94587, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:979-85. 2001
    ..In addition, no ethnic differences in risk were observed. The authors conclude that iodine exposure appears to have, at most, a weak effect on the risk of papillary thyroid cancer...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sources of phytoestrogen exposure among non-Asian women in California, USA
    P L Horn-Ross
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City 94587, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 11:299-302. 2000
    ..This paper describes the first application of this database and the primary sources of phytoestrogen consumption in non-Asian women...
  9. ncbi request reprint Phytoestrogen consumption and breast cancer risk in a multiethnic population: the Bay Area Breast Cancer Study
    P L Horn-Ross
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, CA 94587, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 154:434-41. 2001
    ..Phytoestrogens appear to have little effect on breast cancer risk at the levels commonly consumed by non-Asian US women: an average intake equivalent to less than one serving of tofu per week...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns, Mediterranean diet, and endometrial cancer risk
    Tapashi B Dalvi
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:957-66. 2007
    ..Thus, while like others we found that dietary fat increases endometrial cancer risk, the evaluation of dietary patterns did not provide any additional information regarding risk...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. pmc Variations in sex hormone metabolism genes, postmenopausal hormone therapy and risk of endometrial cancer
    Pedram Razavi
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int J Cancer 130:1629-38. 2012
    ..Variations in CYP11A1 may modify the effect of ET use on risk of postmenopausal endometrial cancer; however, larger studies are needed to explore these findings further...
  16. ncbi request reprint Reproductive and menstrual history and papillary thyroid cancer risk: the San Francisco Bay Area thyroid cancer study
    Lori C Sakoda
    Northern California Cancer Center, 32960 Alvarado Niles Road, Suite 600, Union City, CA 94587, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:51-7. 2002
    ..73; 95% confidence interval (CI), 0.52-0.97], but there was no trend with duration of use. Although it remains unclear how sex hormones influence thyroid carcinogenesis, these relationships warrant further investigation...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of an assessment of usual phytoestrogen consumption (United States)
    Pamela L Horn-Ross
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Ave, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:85-93. 2006
    ..To evaluate the reliability and validity of a food-frequency questionnaire (FFQ) and database designed to quantify phytoestrogen consumption...
  19. ncbi request reprint Risk of second primary malignancies in women with papillary thyroid cancer
    Alison J Canchola
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:521-7. 2006
    ..3), and melanoma (SIR = 2.1, 95% CI: 1.3, 3.2) limited to the first 5 years after diagnosis was observed. Women with papillary thyroid cancer are at increased risk of in situ, but not invasive, breast cancer, kidney cancer, and melanoma...
  20. pmc Dietary assessment in the California Teachers Study: reproducibility and validity
    Pamela L Horn-Ross
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Avenue, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:595-603. 2008
    ....
  21. 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint Lifetime physical activity and breast cancer risk in a multiethnic population: the San Francisco Bay area breast cancer study
    Esther M John
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, California 94587, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:1143-52. 2003
    ..Because few of the currently known risk factors for breast cancer are modifiable, these results underline the public health importance of promoting physically active lifestyles...
  23. 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...
  24. pmc Second primary breast cancer occurrence according to hormone receptor status
    Allison W Kurian
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Ave, Fremont, CA 94538 2334, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:1058-65. 2009
    ..Little is known about differences in risk for second primary breast cancers related to the estrogen and progesterone receptor (hormone receptor [HR]) status of the first tumor...
  25. ncbi request reprint Recent trends and racial/ethnic differences in the incidence and treatment of ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast in California women
    Kaire Innos
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, California, USA
    Cancer 97:1099-106. 2003
    ..The current investigation examined recent trends and racial/ethnic differences in the incidence and treatment of DCIS in California...
  26. ncbi request reprint Why are thyroid cancer rates so high in southeast asian women living in the United States? The bay area thyroid cancer study
    Tmirah Haselkorn
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City 94587, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:144-50. 2003
    ..A greater prevalence of goiter and thyroid nodules accounts for a substantial portion of the higher thyroid cancer incidence rates among SA women. Dietary patterns also contribute to the rate differences...
  27. ncbi request reprint Comparison of methods for identifying a population-based sample of Filipina women for a health survey
    Katherine J Hoggatt
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, California 94587, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:21-5. 2004
    ..The degree to which these methods are considered viable depends on further refinement to limit, or eliminate, their inherent selection biases without sacrificing their increased efficiency to locate minority populations...
  28. ncbi request reprint Estimating exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons: a comparison of survey, biological monitoring, and geographic information system-based methods
    Robert B Gunier
    Northern California Cancer Center, Berkeley, 94704, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1376-81. 2006
    ..Self-reported indicators of residential proximity to high traffic volume were, however, associated with GIS traffic density measures...
  29. ncbi request reprint Active smoking, household passive smoking, and breast cancer: evidence from the California Teachers Study
    Peggy Reynolds
    California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:29-37. 2004
    ..To date, literature addressing this question has been mixed, and the question has seldom been examined in large prospective study designs...
  30. 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...
  31. doi request reprint Dietary fat, cooking fat, and breast cancer risk in a multiethnic population
    Jun Wang
    Department of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Nutr Cancer 60:492-504. 2008
    ..Our results suggest that a low-fat diet may play a role in breast cancer prevention. We speculate that monounsaturated trans fats may have driven the discrepant associations between types of fat and breast cancer...
  32. ncbi request reprint Correlates of active and passive smoking in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Peggy Reynolds
    California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Environmental Epidemiology Section, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:778-90. 2004
    ..These analyses were designed to describe characteristics associated with active and passive smoking in a large cohort of women in order to identify possible confounders of the relationship between smoking exposures and breast cancer risk...
  33. ncbi request reprint Validating California teachers study self-reports of recent hospitalization: comparison with California hospital discharge data
    Sarah F Marshall
    Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:1012-20. 2003
    ..The combination of self-reports and secondary medical records provides more accurate and complete morbidity data than does use of either source alone...
  34. ncbi request reprint High breast cancer incidence rates among California teachers: results from the California Teachers Study (United States)
    Leslie Bernstein
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:625-35. 2002
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Risk of second primary breast cancers among women with ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast
    Kaire Innos
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, National Institute for Health Development, Hiiu 42, Tallinn, 11619, Estonia
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 111:531-40. 2008
    ..Relative risks were calculated using Poisson regression to estimate which women with DCIS were likely to develop a second DCIS or invasive breast cancer...
  36. ncbi request reprint Residential proximity to agricultural pesticide use and incidence of breast cancer in the California Teachers Study cohort
    Peggy Reynolds
    Environmental Health Investigations Branch, California Department of Health Services, 1515 Clay Street, Suite 1700, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Environ Res 96:206-18. 2004
    ..Our analyses suggest that breast cancer incidence is not elevated in areas of recent, high agricultural pesticide use in California...
  37. ncbi request reprint Germ line variation at 8q24 and endometrial cancer risk
    Veronica Wendy Setiawan
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Harlyne Norris Research Tower, 1450 Biggy Street, Room 1504A, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2166-8. 2007
  38. 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...
  39. ncbi request reprint Regional variations in breast cancer among california teachers
    Peggy Reynolds
    California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Epidemiology 15:746-54. 2004
    ..This large cohort study has followed female professional school employees for cancer incidence since 1995 and has collected extensive information on breast cancer risk factors...
  40. ncbi request reprint Residential mobility in the California Teachers Study: implications for geographic differences in disease rates
    Susan E Hurley
    Public Health Institute PHI, 1515 Clay Street, Suite 1700, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:1547-55. 2005
    ..This study describes and evaluates characteristics associated with residential mobility in a sub-sample of the California Teachers Study (CTS) cohort...
  41. 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...
  42. ncbi request reprint Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and breast cancer risk by stage and hormone receptor status
    Sarah F Marshall
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:805-12. 2005
    ..We investigated the association of NSAID use with risk of breast cancer in the California Teachers Study cohort, with special attention to risk of specific breast cancer subtypes and to type of NSAID used...
  43. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake and renal cell cancer in a pooled analysis of 12 prospective studies
    Jung Eun Lee
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:801-10. 2007
    ..An inverse association between alcohol intake and risk of renal cell cancer has been suggested in a few prospective studies, but each of these studies included a small number of cases...
  44. ncbi request reprint Methods for pooling results of epidemiologic studies: the Pooling Project of Prospective Studies of Diet and Cancer
    Stephanie A Smith-Warner
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:1053-64. 2006
    ..Most of the methods used in the Pooling Project may be adapted for examining associations with dietary and nondietary factors in pooled analyses of case-control studies or case-control and cohort studies combined...

Research Grants2

  1. Plant Foods and Endometrial Cancer Epidemiology
    PAMELA HORN ROSS; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..A priori definitions and factor analysis will be used to identify dietary patterns. The results of the proposed analyses will provide further understanding of the etiology of endometrial cancer. ..
  2. Nutrition and Thyroid Cancer Risk in the CTS Cohort
    PAMELA HORN ROSS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results of this research will have important implications for improving our understanding of the etiology of this disease which disproportionately affects young women. ..