F D Gilliland
Affiliation: University of New Mexico
- Non-ceremonial tobacco use among southwestern rural American Indians: the New Mexico American Indian Behavioural Risk Factor SurveyF D Gilliland
Department of Internal Medicine, New Mexico Tumor Registry, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, USA
Tob Control 7:156-60. 1998..To ascertain non-ceremonial tobacco use among rural American Indians in New Mexico (United States)...
- Ethnic differences in cancer incidence: a marker for inherited susceptibility?F D Gilliland
Department of Internal Medicine and Epidemiology, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque 87131, USA
Environ Health Perspect 105:897-900. 1997..For many scenarios, the ethnic relative risk arising from differences in susceptibility may be bounded by the ratio of the proportion of susceptible individuals in each group...
- Racial and ethnic differences in advanced-stage prostate cancer: the Prostate Cancer Outcomes StudyR M Hoffman
Medicine Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
J Natl Cancer Inst 93:388-95. 2001..To investigate the reasons for this difference, we evaluated the association between race/ethnicity and advanced-stage prostate cancer, adjusting for demographic, socioeconomic, clinical, and pathologic factors...
- Public health and clinical implications of high hemoglobin A1c levels and weight in younger adult Native American people with diabetesJ S Carter
Department of Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
Arch Intern Med 160:3471-6. 2000..Because glycemic levels are predictive of diabetes outcome, understanding determinants of high hemoglobin A(1c) (HbA(1c)) levels may provide targets for prevention efforts...
- A population-based survey of prostate cancer testing in New MexicoR M Hoffman
Albuquerque VA Medical Center, and University of New Mexico School of Medicine, USA
J Community Health 24:409-19. 1999..14, 95% CI = 1.30-7.59). Prostate cancer testing occurred frequently among New Mexican men. The study variables that were the most significant predictors of testing were all markers for access to health care...
- Reduced telomere DNA content is correlated with genomic instability and metastasis in invasive human breast carcinomaJ K Griffith
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque 87131 5221, USA
Breast Cancer Res Treat 54:59-64. 1999..The correlation of reduced telomere DNA content with aneuploidy and metastasis, both of which are associated with poor outcome in invasive breast carcinoma, implies that telomere DNA content also could have prognostic value...
- Association of body composition and weight history with breast cancer prognostic markers: divergent pattern for Hispanic and non-Hispanic White womenK B Baumgartner
Department of Internal Medicine, Cancer Research and Treatment Center, Epidemiology and Cancer Prevention Program, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM, USA
Am J Epidemiol 160:1087-97. 2004..76, 95% CI: 1.45, 5.26). These findings suggest that Hispanics may have a different breast cancer phenotype than non-Hispanic Whites, which associates differently with body composition and weight history...
- Frequency of trisomy 20 in nonmalignant bronchial epithelium from lung cancer patients and cancer-free former uranium miners and smokersR E Neft
Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87185, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 7:1051-4. 1998..Consequently, more people with field cancerization were identified using both markers. However, the two markers combined did not appear to stratify the risk for lung cancer...
- Physical activity and breast cancer risk in hispanic and non-hispanic white womenF D Gilliland
Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Preventive Medicine, and Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California Health Sciences Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Am J Epidemiol 154:442-50. 2001..The effects of physical activity were independent from reproductive factors, usual body mass index, body mass index at age 18, adult weight gain, and total energy intake...
- Family history and risk of breast cancer in hispanic and non-hispanic women: the New Mexico Women's Health StudyR Li
Department of Preventive Medicine, and Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California Health Sciences Center, USA
Cancer Causes Control 12:747-53. 2001..CONCLUSIONS: The results indicate that Hispanic women with a family history of breast cancer are at increased risk of breast cancer...
- The effects of ambient air pollution on school absenteeism due to respiratory illnessesF D Gilliland
Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
Epidemiology 12:43-54. 2001..7)] compared with communities with high average levels [38.1% (95% CI = 8.5-75.8)]. Increased school absenteeism from O3 exposure in children is an important adverse effect of ambient air pollution worthy of public policy consideration...