Robert G Selker

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The Brain Tumor Cooperative Group NIH Trial 87-01: a randomized comparison of surgery, external radiotherapy, and carmustine versus surgery, interstitial radiotherapy boost, external radiation therapy, and carmustine
    Robert G Selker
    Neurosurgery 51:343-55; discussion 355-7. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Cancer in first-degree relatives and risk of glioma in adults
    Deirdre A Hill
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7238, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:1443-8. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint History of allergies and autoimmune diseases and risk of brain tumors in adults
    Alina V Brenner
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7362, USA
    Int J Cancer 99:252-9. 2002
  4. pmc Delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase polymorphism and risk of brain tumors in adults
    Preetha Rajaraman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1209-11. 2005
  5. pmc Variation in genes relevant to aromatic hydrocarbon metabolism and the risk of adult brain tumors
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and University of Washington Department of Epidemiology, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Neuro Oncol 8:145-55. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Personal hair dye use and risks of glioma, meningioma, and acoustic neuroma among adults
    Elizabeth C Bluhm
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:63-71. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Lead, genetic susceptibility, and risk of adult brain tumors
    Preetha Rajaraman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, 6120 Executive Boulevard, EPS Room 7085, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2514-20. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in apoptosis and cell cycle control genes and risk of brain tumors in adults
    Preetha Rajaraman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, EPS Room 7085, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1655-61. 2007
  9. pmc Genetic variation in insulin-like growth factors and brain tumor risk
    Stefan Lonn
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Neuro Oncol 10:553-9. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Self-reported electrical appliance use and risk of adult brain tumors
    Ruth A Kleinerman
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 6120 Executive Boulevard, EPS 7044, Rockville, MD 20852 7238, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:136-46. 2005

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint The Brain Tumor Cooperative Group NIH Trial 87-01: a randomized comparison of surgery, external radiotherapy, and carmustine versus surgery, interstitial radiotherapy boost, external radiation therapy, and carmustine
    Robert G Selker
    Neurosurgery 51:343-55; discussion 355-7. 2002
    ..The objective of the Brain Tumor Cooperative Group NIH Trial 87-01 trial was to investigate the effect of additional implanted radiation therapy in newly diagnosed patients with pathologically confirmed malignant gliomas...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cancer in first-degree relatives and risk of glioma in adults
    Deirdre A Hill
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7238, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:1443-8. 2003
    ..Shared environmental or genetic factors in families may influence glioma risk. Our findings suggest that individuals with a family history of specific cancers other than glioma may have an increased glioma risk...
  3. ncbi request reprint History of allergies and autoimmune diseases and risk of brain tumors in adults
    Alina V Brenner
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7362, USA
    Int J Cancer 99:252-9. 2002
    ..The basis of the associations is not clear, but they might imply a role of immunologic factors in the development of brain tumors. Published 2002 Wiley-Liss, Inc...
  4. pmc Delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase polymorphism and risk of brain tumors in adults
    Preetha Rajaraman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1209-11. 2005
    ..2; 95% CI, 0.7-2.2). No increased risk associated with the ALAD2 variant was observed for glioma or acoustic neuroma. These findings suggest that the ALAD2 allele may increase genetic susceptibility to meningioma...
  5. pmc Variation in genes relevant to aromatic hydrocarbon metabolism and the risk of adult brain tumors
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and University of Washington Department of Epidemiology, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Neuro Oncol 8:145-55. 2006
    ..The association with the GSTM3 *B allele, while intriguing, requires replication, and additional research is needed to clarify the function of the GSTM3 alleles studied here...
  6. ncbi request reprint Personal hair dye use and risks of glioma, meningioma, and acoustic neuroma among adults
    Elizabeth C Bluhm
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:63-71. 2007
    ..However, prolonged use of dark-colored permanent dyes warrants further investigation given the high prevalence of hair dyeing...
  7. ncbi request reprint Lead, genetic susceptibility, and risk of adult brain tumors
    Preetha Rajaraman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, 6120 Executive Boulevard, EPS Room 7085, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2514-20. 2006
    ..The ALAD G177C polymorphism affects the toxicokinetics of lead and may confer genetic susceptibility to adverse effects of lead exposure...
  8. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in apoptosis and cell cycle control genes and risk of brain tumors in adults
    Preetha Rajaraman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, EPS Room 7085, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1655-61. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that common variants in the CASP8, CCND1, CCNH, and MDM2 genes may influence brain tumor risk. Future research in this area should include more detailed coverage of genes in the apoptosis/cell cycle control pathways...
  9. pmc Genetic variation in insulin-like growth factors and brain tumor risk
    Stefan Lonn
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Neuro Oncol 10:553-9. 2008
    ..Overall, our results do not provide strong evidence of associations of brain tumor risk with IGF polymorphic variants but identify several associations for glioma that warrant further examination in other, larger studies...
  10. ncbi request reprint Self-reported electrical appliance use and risk of adult brain tumors
    Ruth A Kleinerman
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 6120 Executive Boulevard, EPS 7044, Rockville, MD 20852 7238, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:136-46. 2005
    ..Overall, results indicate that extremely low frequency electromagnetic fields from commonly used household appliances are unlikely to increase the risk of brain tumors...
  11. ncbi request reprint Reproductive and hormonal factors and risk of brain tumors in adult females
    Elizabeth E Hatch
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Rockville, MD, USA
    Int J Cancer 114:797-805. 2005
    ..The findings suggest that hormonal exposures early in life may be associated with risk of glioma, but the evidence is inconsistent and does not point clearly to a specific causal or protective hypothesis...
  12. pmc Meningioma and schwannoma risk in adults in relation to family history of cancer
    Deirdre A Hill
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuro Oncol 6:274-80. 2004
    ..Inheritance of predisposing genes, shared environmental factors, or both within families with a history of benign brain tumors, melanoma, or possibly breast cancer may be related to altered meningioma risk...
  13. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic indicators and risk of brain tumours
    Peter D Inskip
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 32:225-33. 2003
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  14. ncbi request reprint Handedness and risk of brain tumors in adults
    Peter D Inskip
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:223-5. 2003
    ..These findings require confirmation but raise the possibility that early neurodevelopmental events or genetic factors related to handedness also influence the risk of glioma among adults...
  15. ncbi request reprint Laterality of brain tumors
    Peter D Inskip
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Natioanl Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 22:130-8. 2003
    ..Associations between tumor laterality and symptoms may influence the probability or timing of diagnosis, possibly differentially by marital status...
  16. ncbi request reprint Polio vaccination and risk of brain tumors in adults: no apparent association
    Alina V Brenner
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7362, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:177-8. 2003
  17. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms in GSTM1, -P1, -T1, and CYP2E1 and the risk of adult brain tumors
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7240, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:14-22. 2003
    ..5; 95% CL, 1.0, 2.3). These findings may provide clues to both genetic and environmental determinants of brain tumors...
  18. pmc Oxidative response gene polymorphisms and risk of adult brain tumors
    Preetha Rajaraman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Neuro Oncol 10:709-15. 2008
    ..6; 95% CI, 0.3-1.0). These relationships persisted when major groups of disease controls were excluded from the analysis. Our results suggest that common variants in the SOD2, SOD3, and CAT genes may influence brain tumor risk...