Wael K Al-Delaimy

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Reliability of plasma carotenoid biomarkers and its relation to study power
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Epidemiology 19:338-44. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Toenail nicotine levels as predictors of coronary heart disease among women
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1342-8. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Measurement of tobacco smoke exposure: comparison of toenail nicotine biomarkers and self-reports
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Moores UCSD Cancer Center, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1255-61. 2008
  4. pmc The California Tobacco Control Program's effect on adult smokers: (2) Daily cigarette consumption levels
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0901, California, USA
    Tob Control 16:91-5. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Reliability of biomarkers of iron status, blood lipids, oxidative stress, vitamin D, C-reactive protein and fructosamine in two Dutch cohorts
    W K Al-Delaimy
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Biomarkers 11:370-82. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor I, insulin-like growth factor I binding protein 1, insulin, glucose, and leptin serum levels are not influenced by a reduced-fat, high-fiber diet intervention
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Cancer Prevention and Control, Moores Cancer Center, 3855 Health Sciences Drive 0901, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1238-9. 2006
  7. doi request reprint IGF1 and risk of additional breast cancer in the WHEL study
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, 92093 0628, USA
    Endocr Relat Cancer 18:235-44. 2011
  8. pmc Toenail nicotine level as a novel biomarker for lung cancer risk
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, San Diego, CA 92093 0628, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:822-8. 2011
  9. pmc Greater severity of new onset asthma in allergic subjects who smoke: a 10-year longitudinal study
    Riccardo Polosa
    Dipartimento di biomedicina clinica e molecolare S, Marta Hospital, azienda ospedaliero universitaria O V E, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    Respir Res 12:16. 2011
  10. pmc Longitudinal biological exposure to carotenoids is associated with breast cancer-free survival in the Women's Healthy Eating and Living Study
    Cheryl L Rock
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores University of California, San Diego Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:486-94. 2009

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  1. pmc Reliability of plasma carotenoid biomarkers and its relation to study power
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Epidemiology 19:338-44. 2008
    ..We assessed reliability of plasma carotenoid levels over time and how it could influence study power through sample size and effect-size...
  2. doi request reprint Toenail nicotine levels as predictors of coronary heart disease among women
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1342-8. 2008
    ..12, 95% CI: 1.01, 1.24). In conclusion, toenail nicotine levels are predictive of CHD among women independent of other risk factors and remained significant even after adjustment for history of cigarette smoking...
  3. doi request reprint Measurement of tobacco smoke exposure: comparison of toenail nicotine biomarkers and self-reports
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Moores UCSD Cancer Center, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1255-61. 2008
    ..The objective is to compare toenail nicotine levels, a novel biomarker of tobacco exposure, with self-reports of tobacco exposure from a large cohort study...
  4. pmc The California Tobacco Control Program's effect on adult smokers: (2) Daily cigarette consumption levels
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0901, California, USA
    Tob Control 16:91-5. 2007
    ..To investigate the association of the California Comprehensive Tobacco Control Program with self-reported population trends of cigarette consumption during 1992-2002...
  5. ncbi request reprint Reliability of biomarkers of iron status, blood lipids, oxidative stress, vitamin D, C-reactive protein and fructosamine in two Dutch cohorts
    W K Al-Delaimy
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Biomarkers 11:370-82. 2006
    ..With the exception of a few gender-specific differences, most of the 20 biomarkers performed well and can be considered to have sufficient reliability to be used in future cohort studies...
  6. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor I, insulin-like growth factor I binding protein 1, insulin, glucose, and leptin serum levels are not influenced by a reduced-fat, high-fiber diet intervention
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Cancer Prevention and Control, Moores Cancer Center, 3855 Health Sciences Drive 0901, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1238-9. 2006
  7. doi request reprint IGF1 and risk of additional breast cancer in the WHEL study
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, 92093 0628, USA
    Endocr Relat Cancer 18:235-44. 2011
    ..Tamoxifen can confound analysis of IGF1 and recurrence. This supports re-evaluating significance of IGF1 to breast cancer recurrence...
  8. pmc Toenail nicotine level as a novel biomarker for lung cancer risk
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, San Diego, CA 92093 0628, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:822-8. 2011
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  9. pmc Greater severity of new onset asthma in allergic subjects who smoke: a 10-year longitudinal study
    Riccardo Polosa
    Dipartimento di biomedicina clinica e molecolare S, Marta Hospital, azienda ospedaliero universitaria O V E, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    Respir Res 12:16. 2011
    ..Little is known about the association between cigarette smoking and asthma severity. We assessed smoking as a determinant of disease severity and control in a cohort of clinic-referred allergic subjects who developed new onset asthma...
  10. pmc Longitudinal biological exposure to carotenoids is associated with breast cancer-free survival in the Women's Healthy Eating and Living Study
    Cheryl L Rock
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores University of California, San Diego Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:486-94. 2009
    ..23). Higher biological exposure to carotenoids, when assessed over the time frame of the study, was associated with greater likelihood of breast cancer-free survival regardless of study group assignment...
  11. pmc The California Tobacco Control Program's effect on adult smokers: (3) Similar effects for African Americans across states
    Dennis R Trinidad
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, 3855 Health Sciences Drive, La Jolla, California 92093 0901, USA
    Tob Control 16:96-100. 2007
    ..To compare trends in African-American (AA) and non-Hispanic white (NHW) smoking between states categorised as having three different levels of tobacco control practice in the 1990s...
  12. pmc Influence of a diet very high in vegetables, fruit, and fiber and low in fat on prognosis following treatment for breast cancer: the Women's Healthy Eating and Living (WHEL) randomized trial
    John P Pierce
    Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    JAMA 298:289-98. 2007
    ..Evidence is lacking that a dietary pattern high in vegetables, fruit, and fiber and low in total fat can influence breast cancer recurrence or survival...
  13. pmc Reproductive steroid hormones and recurrence-free survival in women with a history of breast cancer
    Cheryl L Rock
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, 3855 Health Sciences Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:614-20. 2008
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  14. pmc The California Tobacco Control Program's effect on adult smokers: (1) Smoking cessation
    Karen Messer
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, 3855 Health Sciences Drive, La Jolla, California 92093 0901, USA
    Tob Control 16:85-90. 2007
    ..To estimate national population trends in long-term smoking cessation by age group and to compare cessation rates in California (CA) with those of two comparison groups of states...
  15. pmc Greater survival after breast cancer in physically active women with high vegetable-fruit intake regardless of obesity
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores University of California, San Diego Cancer Center, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:2345-51. 2007
    ..Single-variable analyses have associated physical activity, diet, and obesity with survival after breast cancer. This report investigates interactions among these variables...
  16. doi request reprint Is dairy product consumption associated with the incidence of CHD?
    Elisea E Avalos
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, 9500 Gilman Drive 0628, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92093 0628, USA
    Public Health Nutr 16:2055-63. 2013
    ..The current prospective study examined the association between dairy consumption and CHD in a population-based sample of older community-dwelling adults...
  17. pmc Telephone counseling helps maintain long-term adherence to a high-vegetable dietary pattern
    John P Pierce
    Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    J Nutr 137:2291-6. 2007
    ..This large change will allow testing of hypotheses on the role of dietary change in preventing additional breast cancer events...
  18. pmc Dietary intake, supplement use, and survival among women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer
    Juliann Saquib
    Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    Nutr Cancer 63:327-33. 2011
    ..Dietary supplements may improve overall micronutrient intakes of breast cancer survivors. However, vitamin and mineral intakes were not associated with all-cause mortality...
  19. pmc Increasing hookah use in California
    Joshua R Smith
    Joint Doctoral Program, University of California, San Diego, and San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1876-9. 2011
    ..Hookah use is increasing in California, especially among young adults, and in 2008 reached the highest prevalence ever reported for both genders...
  20. pmc Low to moderate alcohol intake is not associated with increased mortality after breast cancer
    Shirley W Flatt
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:681-8. 2010
    ..An inverse association between alcohol intake and obesity suggests possible confounding between these variables (and perhaps other factors) with breast cancer outcomes...
  21. ncbi request reprint An approach to estimate between- and within-group correlation coefficients in multicenter studies: plasma carotenoids as biomarkers of intake of fruits and vegetables
    Pietro Ferrari
    Unit of Nutrition and Cancer, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Epidemiol 162:591-8. 2005
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  22. pmc Time-varying effects of prognostic factors associated with disease-free survival in breast cancer
    Loki Natarajan
    Rebecca and John Moores UCSD Cancer Center, School of Medicine, University of California, La Jolla, California 92093 0901, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1463-70. 2009
    ..7 years (hazard ratio = 1.5). These results emphasize the importance of careful statistical modeling allowing for possibly time-dependent effects in long-term survivorship studies...
  23. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' perceptions about quitting and nicotine replacement therapy: findings from the California Tobacco Survey
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0645, USA
    J Adolesc Health 38:465-8. 2006
    ....
  24. pmc Smoking cessation rates in the United States: a comparison of young adult and older smokers
    Karen Messer
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:317-22. 2008
    ..We compared smoking quit rates by age in a nationally representative sample to determine differences in cessation rates among younger and older adults...
  25. pmc Insulinlike growth factor-1, insulinlike growth factor binding protein-1, and cognitive function in older men and women
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1441-6. 2009
    ..To assess the association between insulinlike growth factor (IGF)-1 and IGF binding protein (IGFBP)-1 with three cognitive function tests in a healthy elderly population...
  26. pmc Hormone use and lung cancer incidence: the Rancho Bernardo cohort study
    Joshua R Smith
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Menopause 16:1044-8. 2009
    ..This study examines the association of hormone use and lung cancer among women...
  27. doi request reprint Determinants of hookah use among high school students
    Joshua R Smith
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:565-72. 2011
    ..We examined hookah use initiation, prevalence, cessation, and psychosocial risk factors of hookah use among high school students...
  28. ncbi request reprint Smoking ban policies and their influence on smoking behaviors among current California smokers: a population-based study
    Rong W Zablocki
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine University of California San Diego, 9500, Gilman Dr La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Prev Med 59:73-8. 2014
    ..To assess whether smoking ban policies are associated with smoking reduction and quit attempts among California smokers...
  29. pmc Tribal casinos in California: the last vestige of indoor smoking
    David S Timberlake
    Program in Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of California, Irvine, Anteater Instruction and Research Building, Irvine, CA 92697 3957, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:144. 2012
    ..Yet, little is known regarding the smoking status of casino patrons, their avoidance of secondhand smoke while visiting, and their views on a hypothetical smoking ban...
  30. doi request reprint Perceived price sensitivity by ethnicity and smoking frequency among California Hispanic and non-Hispanic white smokers
    Mark G Myers
    Psychology Service, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:1069-74. 2013
    ..To address this issue, this study compared perceived price sensitivity across smoking status (daily and non-daily) and within ethnicity (Hispanic and non-Hispanic White) in a recent representative population survey of California smokers...
  31. ncbi request reprint Long-term cryoconservation and stability of vitamin C in serum samples of the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Mazda Jenab
    Nutrition and Hormones Group, IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1837-40. 2005
    ..The results of this study show that vitamin C can be measured with reasonable reliability in plasma samples frozen for long periods of time without addition of any stabilizing agents...
  32. pmc Desert dust exposure is associated with increased risk of asthma hospitalization in children
    Kumiko T Kanatani
    University of California, San Diego, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 182:1475-81. 2010
    ..Epidemiologically, areas impacted by desert dust storms, such as communities in the Middle East and the Caribbean, seem to have higher incidences of asthma than might be expected...