Andrew Flood

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Empirically derived dietary patterns and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer in a large prospective cohort study
    Ellen M Velie
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:1308-19. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Elevated serum concentrations of insulin and glucose increase risk of recurrent colorectal adenomas
    Andrew Flood
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health and the Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Gastroenterology 133:1423-9. 2007
  3. pmc Serum concentrations of insulin-like growth factor and insulin-like growth factor binding protein 3 and recurrent colorectal adenomas
    Andrew Flood
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1493-8. 2008
  4. pmc Energy density and weight change in a long-term weight-loss trial
    Andrew Flood
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:57. 2009
  5. pmc Concentration of folate in colorectal tissue biopsies predicts prevalence of adenomatous polyps
    Andrew Flood
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health and Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Gut 60:66-72. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Carbohydrate, glycemic index, and glycemic load and colorectal adenomas in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian Screening Study
    Andrew Flood
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1184-92. 2006
  7. pmc Dietary patterns as identified by factor analysis and colorectal cancer among middle-aged Americans
    Andrew Flood
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health and The Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:176-84. 2008
  8. pmc Diabetes and risk of incident colorectal cancer in a prospective cohort of women
    Andrew Flood
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1277-84. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Multiple sociodemographic and socioenvironmental characteristics are correlated with major patterns of dietary intake in adolescents
    Gretchen J Cutler
    Minnesota Department of Health, St Paul, MN, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:230-40. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Dietary carbohydrate, glycemic index, and glycemic load and the risk of colorectal cancer in the BCDDP cohort
    Lori Strayer
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:853-63. 2007

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Empirically derived dietary patterns and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer in a large prospective cohort study
    Ellen M Velie
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:1308-19. 2005
    ..Inconsistent associations have been reported between diet and breast cancer...
  2. ncbi request reprint Elevated serum concentrations of insulin and glucose increase risk of recurrent colorectal adenomas
    Andrew Flood
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health and the Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Gastroenterology 133:1423-9. 2007
    ..Indicators of insulin resistance have been hypothesized to promote colorectal cancer...
  3. pmc Serum concentrations of insulin-like growth factor and insulin-like growth factor binding protein 3 and recurrent colorectal adenomas
    Andrew Flood
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1493-8. 2008
    ..Why IGF-I would decrease risk of recurrent adenoma (as distinct from incident adenoma or colorectal cancer) is not clear...
  4. pmc Energy density and weight change in a long-term weight-loss trial
    Andrew Flood
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:57. 2009
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  5. pmc Concentration of folate in colorectal tissue biopsies predicts prevalence of adenomatous polyps
    Andrew Flood
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health and Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Gut 60:66-72. 2011
    ..Folate has been implicated as a potential aetiological factor for colorectal cancer. Previous research has not adequately exploited concentrations of folate in normal colonic mucosal biopsies to examine the issue...
  6. ncbi request reprint Carbohydrate, glycemic index, and glycemic load and colorectal adenomas in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian Screening Study
    Andrew Flood
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1184-92. 2006
    ..It is possible that high-glycemic-load diets, through their hyperinsulinemic effects, can increase the risk of colorectal cancer...
  7. pmc Dietary patterns as identified by factor analysis and colorectal cancer among middle-aged Americans
    Andrew Flood
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health and The Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:176-84. 2008
    ..Although diet has long been suspected as an etiological factor for colorectal cancer, studies of single foods and nutrients have provided inconsistent results...
  8. pmc Diabetes and risk of incident colorectal cancer in a prospective cohort of women
    Andrew Flood
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1277-84. 2010
    ..To determine whether accounting for the time dynamics of diabetes exposure will change the risk estimates for colorectal cancer...
  9. doi request reprint Multiple sociodemographic and socioenvironmental characteristics are correlated with major patterns of dietary intake in adolescents
    Gretchen J Cutler
    Minnesota Department of Health, St Paul, MN, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:230-40. 2011
    ..Few studies have used dietary pattern analysis, a useful method to summarize dietary intake, in adolescents...
  10. ncbi request reprint Dietary carbohydrate, glycemic index, and glycemic load and the risk of colorectal cancer in the BCDDP cohort
    Lori Strayer
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:853-63. 2007
    ..Case-control studies support this hypothesis, but prospective cohorts have had mixed results...
  11. pmc Survival of women with colon cancer in relation to precancer anthropometric characteristics: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    Anna E Prizment
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota 55455, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2229-37. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that precancer anthropometric variables are associated with mortality among women who developed colon cancer in a prospective cohort, the Iowa Women's Health Study (IWHS)...
  12. pmc Menopausal hormone therapy and risk of colorectal cancer
    Jill R Johnson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:196-203. 2009
    ..55; 95% CI, 0.32-0.98) had the largest risk reduction. In this study, estrogen plus progestin use, especially sequential regimen use, was associated with the largest overall reduction of colorectal cancer risk...
  13. ncbi request reprint Meat, fat, and their subtypes as risk factors for colorectal cancer in a prospective cohort of women
    Andrew Flood
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:59-68. 2003
    ..This study provided no evidence of an association between either meat or fat (or any of their subtypes) and colorectal cancer incidence, but the authors cannot rule out the possibility of a modest association...
  14. doi request reprint Does initial length of stay impact 30-day readmission risk in pediatric asthma patients?
    Andrew J Knighton
    Research and Sponsored Programs, Children s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    J Asthma 50:821-7. 2013
    ..Understanding the association between these two measures can guide hospital efforts in managing care episodes. This study was designed to explore the association between ILOS and readmission risk in a cohort of pediatric asthma patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint History of allergy and reduced incidence of colorectal cancer, Iowa Women's Health Study
    Anna E Prizment
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2357-62. 2007
    ..63 to 0.78 across these end points). Allergy history, which may reflect enhanced immunosurveillance, is associated with a reduced risk of colorectal cancer...
  16. pmc Nutrients, food groups, dietary patterns, and risk of pancreatic cancer in postmenopausal women
    Maki Inoue-Choi
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:711-4. 2011
    ..Identifying modifiable risk factors for pancreatic cancer is important because of its poor prognosis. Previous findings on diet are inconsistent...
  17. doi request reprint Analysis of radiation exposure among pediatric trauma patients at national trauma centers
    Anupam B Kharbanda
    Department of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:907-11. 2013
    ..We sought to describe the rate of use of radiology studies and to estimate the effective dose of radiation delivered to pediatric trauma patients presenting to trauma centers within the United States...
  18. ncbi request reprint Methodology for adding glycemic load values to the National Cancer Institute Diet History Questionnaire database
    Andrew Flood
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:393-402. 2006
    ..A growing interest exists in using glycemic index and glycemic load as potentially important exposures in investigations of risk for a variety of chronic diseases...
  19. doi request reprint Major patterns of dietary intake in adolescents and their stability over time
    Gretchen J Cutler
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Nutr 139:323-8. 2009
    ..Patterns were similar across gender and age cohorts and were relatively similar over time, with the exception a new fast food pattern...
  20. ncbi request reprint Calcium from diet and supplements is associated with reduced risk of colorectal cancer in a prospective cohort of women
    Andrew Flood
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:126-32. 2005
    ..e., diet or supplements)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Folate, methionine, alcohol, and colorectal cancer in a prospective study of women in the United States
    Andrew Flood
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, MSC 7232, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:551-61. 2002
    ..We investigated the associations of folate, methionine, and alcohol intake, as well as combinations of these factors, with risk of colorectal cancer (CRC)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Dietary fibre and risk of colorectal cancer in the Breast Cancer Detection Demonstration Project (BCDDP) follow-up cohort
    Volker Mai
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, 20892, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 32:234-9. 2003
    ..We investigated the association between dietary fibre intake and risk of CRC in a cohort of women that prospectively answered a food frequency questionnaire (FFQ)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Dietary fibre and colorectal adenoma in a colorectal cancer early detection programme
    Ulrike Peters
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, US National Institutes of Health, DHHS, MD 20892 7273, USA
    Lancet 361:1491-5. 2003
    ..Although dietary fibre has been reported to have no association with colorectal adenoma and cancer, in some studies this topic remains controversial...
  24. ncbi request reprint Loss of insulin-like growth factor-II imprinting and the presence of screen-detected colorectal adenomas in women
    Karen Woodson
    Cancer Prevention Studies Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:407-10. 2004
    ..These findings are intriguing and need to be confirmed in larger studies...
  25. ncbi request reprint Calcium intake and colorectal adenoma in a US colorectal cancer early detection program
    Ulrike Peters
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1358-65. 2004
    ..Calcium can reduce the risk of colorectal tumors by binding secondary bile and fatty acids, which leads to antiproliferative effects in the bowel, or by acting directly on the colonic epithelium, which affects differentiation and apoptosis...
  26. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable intakes and the risk of colorectal cancer in the Breast Cancer Detection Demonstration Project follow-up cohort
    Andrew Flood
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, The National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:936-43. 2002
    ..Recent findings have cast doubt on the hypothesis that high intakes of fruit and vegetables are associated with a reduced risk of colorectal cancer...
  27. ncbi request reprint Colonoscopic screening of average-risk women for colorectal neoplasia
    Philip Schoenfeld
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Michigan School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs Center for Excellence in Health Services Research, Ann Arbor 48105, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:2061-8. 2005
    ..In a tandem study, we examined the yield of screening colonoscopy in women...
  28. pmc Genomic methylation of leukocyte DNA in relation to colorectal adenoma among asymptomatic women
    Unhee Lim
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Gastroenterology 134:47-55. 2008
    ..We examined genomic methylation of leukocyte DNA in relation to colorectal adenoma (CRA) among asymptomatic women (40-79 years of age) participating in a multicenter colonoscopy screening study (CONCeRN Study, 2000-2002)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Mediterranean dietary pattern and prediction of all-cause mortality in a US population: results from the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Panagiota N Mitrou
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Arch Intern Med 167:2461-8. 2007
    ..The Mediterranean diet has been suggested to play a beneficial role for health and longevity. However, to our knowledge, no prospective US study has investigated the Mediterranean dietary pattern in relation to mortality...
  30. ncbi request reprint Diet quality and subsequent cancer incidence and mortality in a prospective cohort of women
    Volker Mai
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:54-60. 2005
    ..Using additional follow-up, we have now extended our analysis to detailed studies of associations between RFS and the mortality and incidence from common cancers...