Affiliation: University of California
Carpenter P, Ziogas A, Markham E, Cantillep A, Yan R, Anton Culver H. Laminin 332 expression and prognosis in breast Cancer. Hum Pathol. 2018;: pubmed publisher
..Our observation that LM332 in breast carcinoma is associated with decreased survival provides evidence that LM332 may have a role in the aggressive phenotype of some breast cancers. ..
Kelemen L, Earp M, Fridley B, Chenevix Trench G, Fasching P, Beckmann M, et al
. rs495139 in the TYMS-ENOSF1 Region and Risk of Ovarian Carcinoma of Mucinous Histology. Int J Mol Sci. 2018;19: pubmed publisher
..51, p = 1.7 × 10-28), and nonsignificantly in five MOC tumors. The association results, along with inconclusive tumor eQTL findings, suggest that a true effect of rs495139 might be small. ..
Fischer A, Ziogas A, Anton Culver H. Perception matters: Stressful life events increase breast cancer risk. J Psychosom Res. 2018;110:46-53 pubmed publisher
..Our results support incorporating assessments of perceived stressfulness in future epidemiological investigation of this topic. ..
Johnson N, Dudbridge F, Orr N, Gibson L, Jones M, Schoemaker M, et al
. Genetic variation at CYP3A is associated with age at menarche and breast cancer risk: a case-control study. Breast Cancer Res. 2014;16:R51 pubmed publisher
..These associations are likely mediated via an effect on circulating hormone levels. ..
Schomberg J, Ziogas A, Anton Culver H, Norden Krichmar T. Identification of a gene expression signature predicting survival in oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma using Monte Carlo cross validation. Oral Oncol. 2018;78:72-79 pubmed publisher
..This improves the ability of studies reliant upon similarly structured datasets to reach results that are reproducible. ..
Park H, Ziogas A, Chang J, Desai B, Bessonova L, Garner C, et al
. Novel polymorphisms in caspase-8 are associated with breast cancer risk in the California Teachers Study. BMC Cancer. 2016;16:14 pubmed publisher
..This study contributes to our understanding of CASP8 SNPs and breast cancer risk by subtype. ..
Yuan T, Yourk V, Farhat A, Ziogas A, Meyskens F, Anton Culver H, et al
. A Case-Control Study of the Genetic Variability in Reactive Oxygen Species-Metabolizing Enzymes in Melanoma Risk. Int J Mol Sci. 2018;19: pubmed publisher
..15, 95% CI: 2.98 to 13.41; p < 0.001) remained significantly associated with increased risk of melanoma. Our results highlighted the importance of RAC1, SOD2, and SOD3 variants in the risk of melanoma. ..
Anton Culver H, Chang J, Bray F, Znaor A, Stevens L, Eser S, et al
. Cancer burden in four countries of the Middle East Cancer Consortium (Cyprus; Jordan; Israel; Izmir (Turkey)) with comparison to the United States surveillance; epidemiology and end results program. Cancer Epidemiol. 2016;44:195-202 pubmed publisher
..The results presented in this paper can have implications for opportunities in cancer control and prevention in these countries. Future studies on individual cancer sites with highest rates in these Countries are currently underway. ..
Fischer A, Ziogas A, Anton Culver H. Negative Valence Life Events Promote Breast Cancer Development. Clin Breast Cancer. 2018;18:e521-e528 pubmed publisher
..The findings from the present study support the role of salient negative LEs in promoting breast cancer development, with a possible buffering effect of salient positive LEs. ..