Susan E McCann

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Affiliation: Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Factors relating to eating style, social desirability, body image and eating meals at home increase the precision of calibration equations correcting self-report measures of diet using recovery biomarkers: findings from the Women's Health Initiative
    Yasmin Mossavar-Rahmani
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Division of Health Promotion and Nutrition Research, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Nutr J 12:63. 2013
  2. pmc Rethinking sources of representative controls for the conduct of case-control studies in minority populations
    Elisa V Bandera
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:71. 2013
  3. pmc Dietary intakes of total and specific lignans are associated with clinical breast tumor characteristics
    Susan E McCann
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY, USA
    J Nutr 142:91-8. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Changes in 2-hydroxyestrone and 16alpha-hydroxyestrone metabolism with flaxseed consumption: modification by COMT and CYP1B1 genotype
    Susan E McCann
    Department of Epidemiology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:256-62. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Higher regular coffee and tea consumption is associated with reduced endometrial cancer risk
    Susan E McCann
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Int J Cancer 124:1650-3. 2009
  6. pmc Dietary patterns related to glycemic index and load and risk of premenopausal and postmenopausal breast cancer in the Western New York Exposure and Breast Cancer Study
    Susan E McCann
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:465-71. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Intakes of selected nutrients, foods, and phytochemicals and prostate cancer risk in western New York
    Susan E McCann
    Department of Epidemiology, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Nutr Cancer 53:33-41. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Dietary lignan intakes and risk of pre- and postmenopausal breast cancer
    Susan E McCann
    Department of Epidemiology, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Int J Cancer 111:440-3. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of conjugated linoleic acids and risk of premenopausal and postmenopausal breast cancer, Western New York Exposures and Breast Cancer Study (WEB Study)
    Susan E McCann
    Department of Epidemiology, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, New York 14263, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1480-4. 2004
  10. pmc Dietary lignan intakes in relation to survival among women with breast cancer: the Western New York Exposures and Breast Cancer (WEB) Study
    Susan E McCann
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 122:229-35. 2010

Research Grants

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Publications55

  1. pmc Factors relating to eating style, social desirability, body image and eating meals at home increase the precision of calibration equations correcting self-report measures of diet using recovery biomarkers: findings from the Women's Health Initiative
    Yasmin Mossavar-Rahmani
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Division of Health Promotion and Nutrition Research, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Nutr J 12:63. 2013
    ..The extent to which psychosocial and diet behavior factors affect dietary self-report remains unclear. We examine the contribution of these factors to measurement error of self-report...
  2. pmc Rethinking sources of representative controls for the conduct of case-control studies in minority populations
    Elisa V Bandera
    The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:71. 2013
    ..Recruitment of controls remains a challenge in case-control studies and particularly in studies involving minority populations...
  3. pmc Dietary intakes of total and specific lignans are associated with clinical breast tumor characteristics
    Susan E McCann
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY, USA
    J Nutr 142:91-8. 2012
    ..Future investigations are warranted to explore the strong associations observed with ER(-) cancer in premenopausal women...
  4. ncbi request reprint Changes in 2-hydroxyestrone and 16alpha-hydroxyestrone metabolism with flaxseed consumption: modification by COMT and CYP1B1 genotype
    Susan E McCann
    Department of Epidemiology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:256-62. 2007
    ..89; Leu/Val, 1.32; and Val/Val, 1.51; P = 0.04, Kruskal-Wallis). Our findings suggest that variation in hormone-related genes may modify the effect of dietary lignan exposures on estrogen metabolism...
  5. doi request reprint Higher regular coffee and tea consumption is associated with reduced endometrial cancer risk
    Susan E McCann
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Int J Cancer 124:1650-3. 2009
    ..56, 95% CI 0.35-0.90) and a significant inverse association with >4 cups/d combined coffee and tea consumption (OR 0.47, 95% CI 0.28-0.80). These findings suggest coffee and tea may be important in reducing endometrial cancer risk...
  6. pmc Dietary patterns related to glycemic index and load and risk of premenopausal and postmenopausal breast cancer in the Western New York Exposure and Breast Cancer Study
    Susan E McCann
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:465-71. 2007
    ..Reduced rank regression (RRR) has been used to identify dietary patterns that predict variation in a selected risk factor and may be useful in describing dietary exposures associated with glycemic index (GI) and glycemic load (GL)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Intakes of selected nutrients, foods, and phytochemicals and prostate cancer risk in western New York
    Susan E McCann
    Department of Epidemiology, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Nutr Cancer 53:33-41. 2005
    ..Nevertheless, our results support the hypothesis that a phytochemical-rich, plant-based diet is of importance in reducing risks of hormone-related neoplasms...
  8. ncbi request reprint Dietary lignan intakes and risk of pre- and postmenopausal breast cancer
    Susan E McCann
    Department of Epidemiology, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Int J Cancer 111:440-3. 2004
    ..44-0.98). No association was observed between lignan intakes and postmenopausal breast cancer. Our results suggest that dietary lignans may be important in the etiology of breast cancer, particularly among premenopausal women...
  9. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of conjugated linoleic acids and risk of premenopausal and postmenopausal breast cancer, Western New York Exposures and Breast Cancer Study (WEB Study)
    Susan E McCann
    Department of Epidemiology, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, New York 14263, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1480-4. 2004
    ..40; 95% confidence interval, 0.16-1.01). Our findings suggest that, although CLA intake was not related to overall breast cancer risk, there may be associations with tumor biology at least among premenopausal women...
  10. pmc Dietary lignan intakes in relation to survival among women with breast cancer: the Western New York Exposures and Breast Cancer (WEB) Study
    Susan E McCann
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 122:229-35. 2010
    ..In summary, our results suggest that higher lignan intakes may be associated with improved survival among postmenopausal women with breast cancer...
  11. pmc Cruciferous vegetable intake is inversely associated with lung cancer risk among smokers: a case-control study
    Li Tang
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    BMC Cancer 10:162. 2010
    ..Inverse associations between cruciferous vegetable intake and lung cancer risk have been consistently reported. However, associations within smoking status subgroups have not been consistently addressed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Dietary lignan intakes and risk of breast cancer by tumor estrogen receptor status
    Susan E McCann
    Department of Epidemiology, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 99:309-11. 2006
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  13. ncbi request reprint Lifetime adult weight gain, central adiposity, and the risk of pre- and postmenopausal breast cancer in the Western New York exposures and breast cancer study
    Daikwon Han
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo State, University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:2931-7. 2006
    ..Our results suggest that there are time periods of weight gain that have greater impact on risk, and that central body fat, receptor status and hormone replacement therapy may all affect the observed association...
  14. pmc Promoter methylation of E-cadherin, p16, and RAR-β(2) genes in breast tumors and dietary intake of nutrients important in one-carbon metabolism
    Meng Hua Tao
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14214, USA
    Nutr Cancer 63:1143-50. 2011
    ..This finding, however, does not exclude the possibility that intake of such nutrients might have the ability to modulate promoter methylation in normal or premalignant (dysplastic) breast tissue...
  15. doi request reprint Effect modification by catalase genotype suggests a role for oxidative stress in the association of hormone replacement therapy with postmenopausal breast cancer risk
    Sylvia K Quick
    Department of Social, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1082-7. 2008
    ..50-3.59). Increased risk was limited to estrogen receptor-positive tumors. Our findings suggest that CAT genotype modifies the effect of HRT use on breast cancer risk and that HRT may affect risk by affecting oxidative stress...
  16. pmc Alcohol consumption in relation to aberrant DNA methylation in breast tumors
    Meng Hua Tao
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Alcohol 45:689-99. 2011
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  17. pmc DNA promoter methylation in breast tumors: no association with genetic polymorphisms in MTHFR and MTR
    Meng Hua Tao
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, 270 Farber Hall, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:998-1002. 2009
    ..Overall, we found no evidence that these common polymorphisms of the MTHFR and MTR genes are associated with promoter methylation of E-cadherin, p16, and RAR-beta2 genes in breast cancer...
  18. doi request reprint Dietary intakes of selected nutrients and food groups and risk of cervical cancer
    Chaitali Ghosh
    Department of Mathematics, State University of New York College at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14222, USA
    Nutr Cancer 60:331-41. 2008
    ..33-0.79), folate (OR=0.55, 95% CI=0.34-0.88), and total fruit and vegetable intake (OR=0.52, 95% CI=0.34-0.77). Our findings suggest that a diet rich in plant-based nutrients may be important in reducing the risk of cervical cancer...
  19. ncbi request reprint Associations between black tea and coffee consumption and risk of lung cancer among current and former smokers
    Julie A Baker
    Department of Epidemiology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Nutr Cancer 52:15-21. 2005
    ..64; 95% CI=0.51-0.80). These results suggest that any chemoprotective effects of phytochemicals in coffee and tea may be overshadowed by the elevated risk associated with caffeine in these beverages...
  20. pmc Association between global DNA hypomethylation in leukocytes and risk of breast cancer
    Ji Yeob Choi
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Carcinogenesis 30:1889-97. 2009
    ..Global DNA hypomethylation may result in chromosomal instability and oncogene activation, and as a surrogate of systemic methylation activity, may be associated with breast cancer risk...
  21. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and breast tumor mitochondrial DNA mutations
    Mary E Platek
    Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, New York 14263, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 121:453-60. 2010
    ..05, CI = 0.95-4.43, P = 0.07). Consistent with previous studies, we found that mtDNA mutations are a frequent occurrence in breast tumors. An understanding of the etiology of mtDNA mutations may provide insight into breast carcinogenesis...
  22. pmc Alcohol consumption and genetic variation in methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase and 5-methyltetrahydrofolate-homocysteine methyltransferase in relation to breast cancer risk
    Mary E Platek
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2453-9. 2009
    ..80; 95% CI, 1.03-3.28) compared with nondrinkers who were homozygote CC. Our findings indicate that among postmenopausal women, increased breast cancer risk with alcohol consumption may be as a result of effects on one-carbon metabolism...
  23. ncbi request reprint Usual adult body mass index is not predictive of ovarian cancer survival
    Kirsten B Moysich
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, A 316 Carlton House, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:626-8. 2007
  24. pmc Intake of cruciferous vegetables modifies bladder cancer survival
    Li Tang
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Carlton House Rm 365, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1806-11. 2010
    ..Due to the potent antiproliferative effects of dietary isothiocyanates on bladder cancer in in vitro and in vivo models, cruciferous vegetable intake may also play a role in survival among patients with bladder cancer...
  25. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer in humans is not associated with lifetime total alcohol consumption or with genetic variation in alcohol dehydrogenase 3 (ADH3)
    Jo L Freudenheim
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    J Nutr 133:3619-24. 2003
    ..92, P for trend = 0.05), chance cannot be ruled out as an explanation. We found no evidence of risk related to lifetime alcohol consumption nor evidence that alcohol dehydrogenase genotype modifies risk related to alcohol and lung cancer...
  26. doi request reprint Higher intakes of vegetables and vegetable-related nutrients are associated with lower endometrial cancer risks
    Michael Yeh
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    J Nutr 139:317-22. 2009
    ..39-0.94), beta-carotene (OR, 0.55; 95% CI, 0.37-0.82), lutein (OR, 0.52; 95% CI, 0.34-0.78), and folate (OR, 0.57; 95% CI, 0.36-0.91). Our results support that vegetables and related nutrients are associated with decreased risk of EC...
  27. ncbi request reprint Consumption of coffee, but not black tea, is associated with decreased risk of premenopausal breast cancer
    Julie A Baker
    Department of Epidemiology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY, USA
    J Nutr 136:166-71. 2006
    ..Our findings support a protective effect of coffee intake on premenopausal, but not postmenopausal breast cancer risk. Further studies are warranted to confirm these findings...
  28. pmc Alcohol intake over the life course and breast cancer survival in Western New York exposures and breast cancer (WEB) study: quantity and intensity of intake
    Anne M Weaver
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 139:245-53. 2013
    ..Intensity of alcohol intake may be a more important factor than absolute volume of intake on survival in women with breast cancer...
  29. pmc Use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and survival following breast cancer diagnosis
    Yanli Li
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, 265 Farber Hall, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:239-42. 2012
    ..While there is accumulating evidence that use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) decreases breast cancer risk, little is known about the impact of NSAIDs on survival after breast cancer diagnosis...
  30. pmc Pretreatment serum concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D and breast cancer prognostic characteristics: a case-control and a case-series study
    Song Yao
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e17251. 2011
    ..Results from epidemiologic studies on the relationship between vitamin D and breast cancer risk are inconclusive. It is possible that vitamin D may be effective in reducing risk only of specific subtypes due to disease heterogeneity...
  31. ncbi request reprint Associations between catalase phenotype and genotype: modification by epidemiologic factors
    Jiyoung Ahn
    Department of Epidemiology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1217-22. 2006
    ..Associations between genotype and phenotype were modified by dietary factors, illustrating the biochemical complexity of studies of genetic polymorphisms and disease risk...
  32. ncbi request reprint Regular aspirin use and esophageal cancer risk
    Vijayvel Jayaprakash
    Department of Epidemiology, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:202-7. 2006
    ..Overall, results from the current study suggest that regular aspirin use may be associated with reduced risk of esophageal cancer...
  33. ncbi request reprint Perinatal exposures and breast cancer risk in the Western New York Exposures and Breast Cancer (WEB) Study
    Maddalena Barba
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:395-401. 2006
    ..There is increasing evidence that early life exposures, such as birth weight, infant feeding practices, birth rank and maternal age at delivery may play a role in breast carcinogenesis...
  34. pmc Supplement use during an intergroup clinical trial for breast cancer (S0221)
    Gary R Zirpoli
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 137:903-13. 2013
    ..Upon followup from the clinical trial, findings regarding supplement use and survival outcomes will better inform physician recommendations for patients on adjuvant chemotherapy...
  35. ncbi request reprint Diet and alcohol consumption in relation to p53 mutations in breast tumors
    Jo L Freudenheim
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Carcinogenesis 25:931-9. 2004
    ..For premenopausal women, alcohol consumption in the past was associated with p53 mutations...
  36. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer risk in premenopausal women is inversely associated with consumption of broccoli, a source of isothiocyanates, but is not modified by GST genotype
    Christine B Ambrosone
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Science, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY, USA
    J Nutr 134:1134-8. 2004
    ..No significant effects of GST genotype on risk were observed in either menopausal group. These data indicate that cruciferous vegetables may play an important role in decreasing the risk of premenopausal breast cancer...
  37. ncbi request reprint Relation between lung function and RBC distribution width in a population-based study
    Brydon J B Grant
    Veterans Affairs Western New York Health Care System, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Buffalo, New York 14215, USA
    Chest 124:494-500. 2003
    ..Since an increased RBC distribution width (RDW) has been associated with nutritional deficiencies, we postulated that RDW has an inverse relation to pulmonary function. The purpose of this study was to test this hypothesis...
  38. doi request reprint Consumption of raw cruciferous vegetables is inversely associated with bladder cancer risk
    Li Tang
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:938-44. 2008
    ..93, respectively). These data suggest that cruciferous vegetables, when consumed raw, may reduce the risk of bladder cancer, an effect consistent with the role of dietary isothiocyanates as chemopreventive agents against bladder cancer...
  39. doi request reprint Associations of dietary folate, Vitamins B6 and B12 and methionine intake with risk of breast cancer among African American and European American women
    Zhihong Gong
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY
    Int J Cancer 134:1422-35. 2014
    ..The finding of an increased risk observed among EA women with the highest intake of synthetic folate from fortified foods warrants further investigation...
  40. ncbi request reprint Risk of human ovarian cancer is related to dietary intake of selected nutrients, phytochemicals and food groups
    Susan E McCann
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Nutr 133:1937-42. 2003
    ..45, 95% CI, 0.22-0.92). These results support a protective effect on ovarian cancer of phytoestrogen intakes, and our results support the hypothesis that a plant-based diet may be important in reducing risks of hormone-related neoplasms...
  41. ncbi request reprint Risk of ovarian cancer associated with BMI varies by menopausal status
    Gregory P Beehler
    Department of Epidemiology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    J Nutr 136:2881-6. 2006
    ..In light of the fact that obesity is a modifiable risk factor, further investigation on this topic is warranted...
  42. doi request reprint Parity and breastfeeding among African-American women: differential effects on breast cancer risk by estrogen receptor status in the Women's Circle of Health Study
    Christine B Ambrosone
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Sts, Buffalo, NY, 14263, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 25:259-65. 2014
    ..We evaluated these associations in a case-control study among African-American women in New York City and New Jersey...
  43. pmc Variants in the vitamin D pathway, serum levels of vitamin D, and estrogen receptor negative breast cancer among African-American women: a case-control study
    Song Yao
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 14:R58. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that racial differences in 25OHD levels, as well as in inherited genetic variations, may contribute, in part, to the differences in tumor characteristics...
  44. ncbi request reprint Dietary factors and the risk of testicular cancer
    Matthew R Bonner
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Nutr Cancer 44:35-43. 2002
    ..However, risk seemed to differ by histology, suggesting that seminoma, nonseminoma, and mixed germ cell TC may have different etiologies. We suggest that future investigations should continue to stratify cases by histology...
  45. doi request reprint Taxing sugar-sweetened beverages: a survey of knowledge, attitudes and behaviours
    Cheryl Rivard
    Department of Health Behavior, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Public Health Nutr 15:1355-61. 2012
    ..To assess current beverage consumption patterns and anticipated reaction to an added 20 % tax on these products...
  46. ncbi request reprint Predictors of change in calcium intake in postmenopausal women after osteoporosis screening
    Katherine M McLeod
    Department of Exercise and Nutrition Science, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Nutr 137:1968-73. 2007
    ..This study provided evidence that the results of osteoporosis DXA screening influence postmenopausal women's decisions to increase calcium intake...
  47. ncbi request reprint Intakes of selected food groups and beverages and adult acute myeloid leukemia
    Yulin Li
    Department of Epidemiology, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Leuk Res 30:1507-15. 2006
    ..48, 95% CI 1.05-5.85), wine (OR 2.32, 95% CI 1.05-5.09), and beef (OR 4.78, 95% CI 1.35-16.94). Our findings support a role of diet in adult AML; however, further research is needed to explore gender differences in risk...
  48. ncbi request reprint Detection of epithelial ovarian cancer using 1H-NMR-based metabonomics
    Kunle Odunsi
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14261, USA
    Int J Cancer 113:782-8. 2005
    ..The metabonomic approach deserves further evaluation as a potential novel strategy for the early detection of epithelial ovarian cancer...
  49. doi request reprint Pretreatment levels of circulating Th1 and Th2 cytokines, and their ratios, are associated with ER-negative and triple negative breast cancers
    Chi Chen Hong
    Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 139:477-88. 2013
    ..19, 95 % CI 0.07-0.56). These findings indicate that immune function is associated with ER(-) and TNBC and may be most relevant among younger women, who are likely to be diagnosed with these aggressive phenotypes...
  50. ncbi request reprint Evidence for a positive association between pulmonary function and wine intake in a population-based study
    Holger J Schunemann
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14214 3000, USA
    Sleep Breath 6:161-73. 2002
    ..We analyzed the relation of beverage-specific alcohol intake with forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1) and forced vital capacity (FVC) in a random sample of 1555 residents of Western New York, USA...
  51. ncbi request reprint Identification of sport fish consumption patterns in families of recreational anglers through factor analysis
    Gregory P Beehler
    Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14214 3000, USA
    Environ Res 89:19-28. 2002
    ..Therefore, risk communicators may need to modify the current strategy of informing anglers and their families about sport fish consumption recommendations...
  52. ncbi request reprint Accurate genotyping from paraffin-embedded normal tissue adjacent to breast cancer
    Bin Xie
    Cancer Genetics and Epidemiology Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington DC 20007 1465, USA
    Carcinogenesis 27:307-10. 2006
    ..Although this study only used breast tumor samples, and may be applicable only to breast cancer studies, we expect the results to be applicable to other types of cancers also...
  53. ncbi request reprint Re: "Risk of hypertension among women in the EPIC-Potsdam study: comparison of relative risk estimates for exploratory and hypothesis-oriented dietary patterns"
    Marilyn Tseng
    Am J Epidemiol 159:913; author reply 914. 2004
  54. ncbi request reprint The risk of breast cancer associated with dietary lignans differs by CYP17 genotype in women
    Susan E McCann
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Nutr 132:3036-41. 2002
    ..12, 95% CI 0.03-0.50). Our results suggest that CYP17 genotype may be important in modifying the effect on breast cancer risk of exogenous estrogens, particularly for premenopausal women...
  55. ncbi request reprint Is being breastfed as an infant associated with adult pulmonary function?
    Aasma Shaukat
    Department of Medicine, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 24:327-33. 2005
    ..Our aim was to determine whether a history of having been breastfed as an infant is a determinant of adult pulmonary function...

Research Grants3

  1. Phytoestrogens and breast cancer risk
    Susan McCann; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These investigations, combining retrospective and experimental designs, as well as genetic analyses, will help to elucidate the role of dietary phytoestrogen intake in the etiology of a hormone- sensitive cancer. ..
  2. Flaxseed vs. aromatase inhibitors: breast tumor characteristics and prognosis
    Susan McCann; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....