R Field

Summary

Affiliation: University of Iowa
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Risk factors for lung cancer in Iowa women: implications for prevention
    John S Neuberger
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Mail Stop 1008, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, 66160, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 30:158-67. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Occupational and environmental causes of lung cancer
    R William Field
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, 105 River Street, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Clin Chest Med 33:681-703. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint The Iowa radon lung cancer study--phase I: Residential radon gas exposure and lung cancer
    R W Field
    College of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Sci Total Environ 272:67-72. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint An overview of the North American residential radon and lung cancer case-control studies
    R William Field
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 69:599-631. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Three Mile Island epidemiologic radiation dose assessment revisited: 25 years after the accident
    R William Field
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 113:214-7. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer histologic type in the surveillance, epidemiology, and end results registry versus independent review
    R W Field
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1105-7. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Residential radon exposure and lung cancer: variation in risk estimates using alternative exposure scenarios
    R William Field
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 12:197-203. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Exposure to residential radon causes lung cancer. For the proposition
    R William Field
    University of Iowa, College of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Med Phys 30:485-6. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint A review of residential radon case-control epidemiologic studies performed in the United States
    R W Field
    College of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Rev Environ Health 16:151-67. 2001
  10. doi request reprint Room model based Monte Carlo simulation study of the relationship between the airborne dose rate and the surface-deposited radon progeny
    Kainan Sun
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Health Phys 98:29-36. 2010

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Risk factors for lung cancer in Iowa women: implications for prevention
    John S Neuberger
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Mail Stop 1008, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, 66160, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 30:158-67. 2006
    ..We were particularly interested in stratifying risk factors by smoking status. Relatively little risk factor information is available for Midwestern rural women...
  2. doi request reprint Occupational and environmental causes of lung cancer
    R William Field
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, 105 River Street, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Clin Chest Med 33:681-703. 2012
    ..Supplementary new information, with a focus on analytic epidemiologic studies that has become available since IARC's most recent evaluation, are also discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint The Iowa radon lung cancer study--phase I: Residential radon gas exposure and lung cancer
    R W Field
    College of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Sci Total Environ 272:67-72. 2001
    ..The risk estimates obtained in this study indicate that cumulative radon exposure presents an important environmental health hazard...
  4. ncbi request reprint An overview of the North American residential radon and lung cancer case-control studies
    R William Field
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 69:599-631. 2006
    ..Eleven WLM(5-19) is approximately equivalent to an average residential radon exposure of 4 pCi/L for 15 yr, assuming a 70% home occupancy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Three Mile Island epidemiologic radiation dose assessment revisited: 25 years after the accident
    R William Field
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 113:214-7. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer histologic type in the surveillance, epidemiology, and end results registry versus independent review
    R W Field
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1105-7. 2004
    ..Thus, the histologic type obtained by the Iowa Cancer Registry is reasonably reliable, but independent slide review is needed for precise histologic typing of lung cancer...
  7. ncbi request reprint Residential radon exposure and lung cancer: variation in risk estimates using alternative exposure scenarios
    R William Field
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 12:197-203. 2002
    ..The findings indicate that the power of an epidemiologic study to detect an excess risk from residential radon exposure is enhanced by linking spatially disparate radon concentrations with the subject's retrospective mobility...
  8. ncbi request reprint Exposure to residential radon causes lung cancer. For the proposition
    R William Field
    University of Iowa, College of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Med Phys 30:485-6. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint A review of residential radon case-control epidemiologic studies performed in the United States
    R W Field
    College of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Rev Environ Health 16:151-67. 2001
    ..S. studies, along with extrapolations from radon-exposed underground miners, support the conclusion that after cigarette smoking, prolonged residential radon exposure is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the general population...
  10. doi request reprint Room model based Monte Carlo simulation study of the relationship between the airborne dose rate and the surface-deposited radon progeny
    Kainan Sun
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Health Phys 98:29-36. 2010
    ..14 (95% CI 1.03-1.27) and 1.13 (95% CI 1.05-1.22) in the mean dose rates were found for large room sizes relative to small room sizes in the different dose models...
  11. pmc Field investigation of surface-deposited radon progeny as a possible predictor of the airborne radon progeny dose rate
    Kainan Sun
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Health Phys 97:132-44. 2009
    ..08-2.79) after adjusting for the radon and radon progeny effects as well as other environmental factors. Fireplace usage was found to significantly increase the mean Pdose to 1.71 (90% CI 1.20-2.45) after adjusting for other factors...
  12. ncbi request reprint Iowa radon leukaemia study: a hierarchical population risk model for spatially correlated exposure measured with error
    Brian J Smith
    Department of Biostatistics, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 1009, U S A
    Stat Med 26:4619-42. 2007
    ..91 (0.78-1.03), 1.01 (0.92-1.12), 1.06 (0.96-1.16), and 1.12 (0.98-1.27), respectively...
  13. doi request reprint Prevalence of beryllium sensitization among Department of Defense conventional munitions workers at low risk for exposure
    Marek A Mikulski
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:258-65. 2011
    ..To estimate the prevalence of beryllium sensitization among former and current Department of Defense workers from a conventional munitions facility...
  14. doi request reprint Blind testing of commercially available short-term radon detectors
    Kainan Sun
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Health Phys 94:548-57. 2008
    ..Nonetheless, the findings suggest the need for improved vigilance to assure that the public can rely on commercially available radon detectors to make an informed decision whether or not to perform additional testing or to mitigate...
  15. ncbi request reprint Variation in yearly residential radon concentrations in the upper midwest
    Zugui Zhang
    Department of Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Health Phys 93:288-97. 2007
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Field comparison of commercially available short-term radon detectors
    Kainan Sun
    College of Public Health, 104 IREH, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Health Phys 91:221-6. 2006
    ..Nonetheless, the findings suggest that additional double-blind testing of commercially available radon detectors under actual field conditions is warranted...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and cancer risk: modeling total exposure and intensity
    Jay H Lubin
    Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:479-89. 2007
    ..The intensity effects were statistically homogeneous, indicating that after accounting for risk from total pack-years, intensity patterns were comparable across the diverse cancer sites...
  18. ncbi request reprint Occupation and lung cancer in nonsmokers
    John S Neuberger
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    Rev Environ Health 18:251-67. 2003
    ..Further research on occupational causes of lung cancer in nonsmokers should be given high priority...
  19. ncbi request reprint Radon, secondhand smoke, glutathione-S-transferase M1 and lung cancer among women
    Matthew R Bonner
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:1462-7. 2006
    ..Additionally, these findings support the hypothesis that radon and SHS promote neoplasia through shared elements of a common pathway...
  20. ncbi request reprint A combined analysis of North American case-control studies of residential radon and lung cancer
    Daniel Krewski
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 69:533-97. 2006
    ..Collectively, these results provide direct evidence of an association between residential radon and lung cancer risk, a finding predicted by extrapolation of results from occupational studies of radon-exposed underground miners...
  21. ncbi request reprint Residential radon and risk of lung cancer: a combined analysis of 7 North American case-control studies
    Daniel Krewski
    McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Epidemiology 16:137-45. 2005
    ..Residential exposure to radon is at much lower levels, and the risk of lung cancer with residential exposure is less clear. We conducted a systematic analysis of pooled data from all North American residential radon studies...
  22. ncbi request reprint Dosimetric challenges for residential radon epidemiology
    Daniel J Steck
    Physics Department, St John s University, Collegeville, Minnesota 56321, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 69:655-64. 2006
    ..New technologies that use surface-deposited and implanted radon progeny activities make more accurate dose estimates available for future epidemiologic studies...

Research Grants7

  1. IOWA AND MISSOURI RADON LUNG CANCER STUDIES
    R Field; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The pooling of data between two large-scale epidemiologic studies from a similar geographic area, Iowa and Missouri, will allow us to increase sample size and statistical power. ..
  2. IOWA AND MISSOURI RADON LUNG CANCER STUDIES
    R Field; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The pooling of data between two large-scale epidemiologic studies from a similar geographic area, Iowa and Missouri, will allow us to increase sample size and statistical power. ..