Meira Epplein

Summary

Affiliation: University of Hawaii
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Urinary isothiocyanates; glutathione S-transferase M1, T1, and P1 polymorphisms; and risk of colorectal cancer: the Multiethnic Cohort Study
    Meira Epplein
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:314-20. 2009
  2. pmc Plasma carotenoids, retinol, and tocopherols and postmenopausal breast cancer risk in the Multiethnic Cohort Study: a nested case-control study
    Meira Epplein
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 11:R49. 2009
  3. pmc Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs and risk of gastric adenocarcinoma: the multiethnic cohort study
    Meira Epplein
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, 96813, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:507-14. 2009
  4. pmc Association of Helicobacter pylori infection and diet on the risk of gastric cancer: a case-control study in Hawaii
    Meira Epplein
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:869-77. 2008
  5. pmc Risk of complex and atypical endometrial hyperplasia in relation to anthropometric measures and reproductive history
    Meira Epplein
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:563-70; discussion 571-6. 2008
  6. pmc Endometrial hyperplasia risk in relation to recent use of oral contraceptives and hormone therapy
    Meira Epplein
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:1-7. 2009
  7. pmc Association of plasma micronutrient levels and urinary isoprostane with risk of lung cancer: the multiethnic cohort study
    Meira Epplein
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1962-70. 2009
  8. doi The association of cigarette smoking with gastric cancer: the multiethnic cohort study
    Abraham M Y Nomura
    Epidemiology Program, University of Hawaii Cancer Center, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:51-8. 2012
  9. pmc Complex hyperplasia with and without atypia: clinical outcomes and implications of progestin therapy
    Susan D Reed
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:365-73. 2010
  10. pmc Incidence of endometrial hyperplasia
    Susan D Reed
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:678.e1-6. 2009

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Urinary isothiocyanates; glutathione S-transferase M1, T1, and P1 polymorphisms; and risk of colorectal cancer: the Multiethnic Cohort Study
    Meira Epplein
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:314-20. 2009
    ..The results suggest that further studies, with larger numbers, examining a possible interaction with the GSTP1 polymorphisms are warranted...
  2. pmc Plasma carotenoids, retinol, and tocopherols and postmenopausal breast cancer risk in the Multiethnic Cohort Study: a nested case-control study
    Meira Epplein
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 11:R49. 2009
    ..This multiethnic nested case-control study sought to examine the association of plasma carotenoids, retinol, and tocopherols with postmenopausal breast cancer risk...
  3. pmc Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs and risk of gastric adenocarcinoma: the multiethnic cohort study
    Meira Epplein
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, 96813, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:507-14. 2009
    ..92, 95% CI: 0.53, 1.60; P(trend) = 0.45). In this study, the authors found aspirin use to be inversely associated with distal gastric adenocarcinoma, particularly of the intestinal type...
  4. pmc Association of Helicobacter pylori infection and diet on the risk of gastric cancer: a case-control study in Hawaii
    Meira Epplein
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:869-77. 2008
    ..Utilizing data from a case-control study among residents in Hawaii, we examined the association of diet, presence of H. pylori, and non-cardia gastric cancer risk...
  5. pmc Risk of complex and atypical endometrial hyperplasia in relation to anthropometric measures and reproductive history
    Meira Epplein
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:563-70; discussion 571-6. 2008
    ..Whether these risk factors predispose women to cancer simply by increasing EH incidence or continue to augment cancer risk even after EH is present is currently unknown...
  6. pmc Endometrial hyperplasia risk in relation to recent use of oral contraceptives and hormone therapy
    Meira Epplein
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:1-7. 2009
    ..We sought to examine the relationship between recent use of oral contraceptives and hormone therapy and endometrial hyperplasia (EH) risk...
  7. pmc Association of plasma micronutrient levels and urinary isoprostane with risk of lung cancer: the multiethnic cohort study
    Meira Epplein
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1962-70. 2009
    ..Future research examining the possible relationship between isoprostanes and lung cancer is warranted...
  8. doi The association of cigarette smoking with gastric cancer: the multiethnic cohort study
    Abraham M Y Nomura
    Epidemiology Program, University of Hawaii Cancer Center, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:51-8. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study is to investigate the association of cigarette smoking with gastric cancer...
  9. pmc Complex hyperplasia with and without atypia: clinical outcomes and implications of progestin therapy
    Susan D Reed
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:365-73. 2010
    ..We evaluated women with complex and atypical endometrial hyperplasia, comparing those prescribed progestin with those not prescribed progestin...
  10. pmc Incidence of endometrial hyperplasia
    Susan D Reed
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:678.e1-6. 2009
    ..The objective of the study was to estimate the age-specific incidence of endometrial hyperplasia: simple, complex, and atypical, in order of increasing likelihood of progression to carcinoma...
  11. ncbi Trends in the incidence rates of nasopharyngeal carcinoma among Chinese Americans living in Los Angeles County and the San Francisco metropolitan area, 1992-2002
    Li Min Sun
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:1174-8. 2005
    ..While the reasons underlying the observed patterns of incidence remain to be determined, changes in lifestyle and environment are likely to be contributory factors...
  12. ncbi Smoking-adjusted lung cancer incidence among Asian-Americans (United States)
    Meira Epplein
    Cancer Prevention Program, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, M4 B402, P O Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:1085-90. 2005
    ..Chinese women residing in Asia and Hawaii have low consumption of tobacco but a high incidence of lung cancer. To explore this question further, we conducted a study of lung cancer among Chinese women residing in mainland US...
  13. pmc Association of maternal and intrauterine characteristics with age at menarche in a multiethnic population in Hawaii
    Meira Epplein
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:259-68. 2010
    ..18, 95% CI: 0.95-4.98); there was no association with second-degree family history. These findings support the hypothesis that maternal and intrauterine hormone-related exposures are associated with age at menarche...
  14. pmc Progestin therapy of complex endometrial hyperplasia with and without atypia
    Susan D Reed
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:655-62. 2009
    ..To assess the likelihood of histologic persistence/progression of complex hyperplasia and atypical hyperplasia among women treated with progestin compared with those not treated, with attention to type, dose, and duration...
  15. ncbi A sister's risk: family history as a predictor of preeclampsia
    Darcy B Carr
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:965-72. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if women with preeclampsia are more likely to have a sister who also had preeclampsia...