ANDREW P FLOOD

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Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi 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
  3. ncbi The effects of a high-fruit and -vegetable, high-fiber, low-fat dietary intervention on serum concentrations of insulin, glucose, IGF-I and IGFBP-3
    A Flood
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:186-96. 2008
  4. ncbi 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
  5. ncbi 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
  6. ncbi 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
  7. pmc Sex-specific HDL cholesterol changes with weight loss and their association with anthropometric variables: the LIFE study
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:429-35. 2011
  8. pmc Dietary meat intake in relation to colorectal adenoma in asymptomatic women
    Leah M Ferrucci
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:1231-40. 2009
  9. pmc Measuring perceived barriers to healthful eating in obese, treatment-seeking adults
    Ericka M Welsh
    School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 44:507-12. 2012
  10. ncbi 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

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Publications35

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi 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...
  3. ncbi The effects of a high-fruit and -vegetable, high-fiber, low-fat dietary intervention on serum concentrations of insulin, glucose, IGF-I and IGFBP-3
    A Flood
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:186-96. 2008
    ..To determine the effects of dietary change on serum concentrations of insulin, glucose, IGF-I and IGFBP-3...
  4. ncbi 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...
  5. ncbi 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...
  6. ncbi 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)...
  7. pmc Sex-specific HDL cholesterol changes with weight loss and their association with anthropometric variables: the LIFE study
    Hiroshi Yatsuya
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:429-35. 2011
    ..Rapid decrease of predominantly subcutaneous fat in the femoral and gluteal area might be associated with HDLC decrease in women during initial weight loss...
  8. pmc Dietary meat intake in relation to colorectal adenoma in asymptomatic women
    Leah M Ferrucci
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:1231-40. 2009
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  9. pmc Measuring perceived barriers to healthful eating in obese, treatment-seeking adults
    Ericka M Welsh
    School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 44:507-12. 2012
    ..To characterize perceived barriers to healthful eating in a sample of obese, treatment-seeking adults and to examine whether changes in barriers are associated with energy intake and body weight...
  10. ncbi 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 Comparing 3 dietary pattern methods--cluster analysis, factor analysis, and index analysis--With colorectal cancer risk: The NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Jill Reedy
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:479-87. 2010
    ..Similarities were found across methods, suggesting basic qualities of healthy diets. Nonetheless, findings vary because each method answers a different question...
  12. pmc Available carbohydrates, glycemic load, and pancreatic cancer: is there a link?
    Cari L Meinhold
    National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:1174-82. 2010
    ..Rather than being causal, the short-term increase in pancreatic cancer risk associated with high available carbohydrate and low fat intake may be capturing dietary changes associated with subclinical disease...
  13. ncbi 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...
  14. ncbi 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...
  15. ncbi 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...
  16. 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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  17. 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...
  18. 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)...
  19. 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...
  20. doi 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...
  21. 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...
  22. ncbi 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. pmc Glycemic index, carbohydrates, glycemic load, and the risk of pancreatic cancer in a prospective cohort study
    Li Jiao
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1144-51. 2009
    ..The higher risk associated with high free fructose intake needs further confirmation and elucidation...
  24. ncbi 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...
  25. 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)...
  26. 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...
  27. doi 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...
  28. 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...
  29. ncbi 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...
  30. ncbi 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)...
  31. ncbi 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...
  32. pmc Adiposity in relation to colorectal adenomas and hyperplastic polyps in women
    Michael F Leitzmann
    The Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, 6120 Executive Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1497-507. 2009
    ..To examine whether BMI is independently related to colorectal adenomas and hyperplastic polyps...
  33. ncbi 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...
  34. pmc A comparison of maintenance-tailored therapy (MTT) and standard behavior therapy (SBT) for the treatment of obesity
    Robert W Jeffery
    University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, Twin Cities Campus, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Prev Med 49:384-9. 2009
    ..To evaluate a maintenance-tailored therapy (MTT) compared to standard behavior therapy (SBT) for treatment of obesity...
  35. pmc Prospective evaluation of trans-fatty acid intake and colorectal cancer risk in the Iowa Women's Health Study
    Paul J Limburg
    Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Int J Cancer 123:2717-9. 2008
    ..Multivariable adjustment yielded slightly attenuated risk estimates, but the observed associations were not meaningfully altered. Given these findings, tFA intake does not appear to be a major CRC risk factor, at least among older women...

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