M E Martinez

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arizona
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Smoking exposure as a risk factor for prevalent and recurrent colorectal adenomas
    Mary E Reid
    Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo New York 14263, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:1006-11. 2003
  2. pmc Association between polymorphic variation in VDR and RXRA and circulating levels of vitamin D metabolites
    E A Hibler
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 121:438-41. 2010
  3. ncbi Physical activity, body mass index, and prostaglandin E2 levels in rectal mucosa
    M E Martinez
    Arizona Cancer Center and Arizona Prevention Center, University of Arizona, Tucson 85724, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 91:950-3. 1999
  4. doi Diet and cancer prevention: the roles of observation and experimentation
    Maria Elena Martinez
    Arizona Cancer Center 1515 North Campbell Avenue, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    Nat Rev Cancer 8:694-703. 2008
  5. ncbi Breast cancer among Hispanic and non-Hispanic White women in Arizona
    Maria Elena Martinez
    Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:130-45. 2007
  6. ncbi Meat intake, preparation methods, mutagens and colorectal adenoma recurrence
    Maria Elena Martinez
    Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Carcinogenesis 28:2019-27. 2007
  7. ncbi Dietary factors and biomarkers involved in the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase genotype-colorectal adenoma pathway
    Maria Elena Martinez
    Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Gastroenterology 131:1706-16. 2006
  8. ncbi Folate fortification, plasma folate, homocysteine and colorectal adenoma recurrence
    Maria Elena Martinez
    Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:1440-6. 2006
  9. ncbi Folate and colorectal neoplasia: relation between plasma and dietary markers of folate and adenoma recurrence
    Maria Elena Martinez
    Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson 85724 5024, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:691-7. 2004
  10. ncbi Accuracy of self-reported smoking status among participants in a chemoprevention trial
    Maria Elena Martinez
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Prev Med 38:492-7. 2004

Research Grants

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Publications20

  1. ncbi Smoking exposure as a risk factor for prevalent and recurrent colorectal adenomas
    Mary E Reid
    Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo New York 14263, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:1006-11. 2003
    ..Additional investigations that characterize the genetic changes in specific subgroups of prevalent and recurrent adenomas associated with smoking exposure are needed...
  2. pmc Association between polymorphic variation in VDR and RXRA and circulating levels of vitamin D metabolites
    E A Hibler
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 121:438-41. 2010
    ..After a multiple comparisons adjustment, no individual SNP in VDR or RXRA was significantly associated with either outcome. These results demonstrate an association between genetic variation in RXRA and 1,25(OH)2D serum concentrations...
  3. ncbi Physical activity, body mass index, and prostaglandin E2 levels in rectal mucosa
    M E Martinez
    Arizona Cancer Center and Arizona Prevention Center, University of Arizona, Tucson 85724, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 91:950-3. 1999
    ..We investigated whether higher levels of leisure-time physical activity or a lower BMI was associated with lower concentrations of prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) in rectal mucosa...
  4. doi Diet and cancer prevention: the roles of observation and experimentation
    Maria Elena Martinez
    Arizona Cancer Center 1515 North Campbell Avenue, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    Nat Rev Cancer 8:694-703. 2008
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  5. ncbi Breast cancer among Hispanic and non-Hispanic White women in Arizona
    Maria Elena Martinez
    Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:130-45. 2007
    ..Breast cancer in Hispanic women is poorly understood and data on tumor hormone receptor status in this population are limited...
  6. ncbi Meat intake, preparation methods, mutagens and colorectal adenoma recurrence
    Maria Elena Martinez
    Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Carcinogenesis 28:2019-27. 2007
    ..07-2.82) and 2-amino-3,8-dimethylimidazo[4,5-f]quinoxaline (OR = 1.68; 95% CI = 1.03-2.75). Our results support a meat mutagen exposure hypothesis as a potential mechanism for recurrence of clinically significant adenomatous polyps...
  7. ncbi Dietary factors and biomarkers involved in the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase genotype-colorectal adenoma pathway
    Maria Elena Martinez
    Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Gastroenterology 131:1706-16. 2006
    ..We assessed 2 polymorphisms in the MTHFR gene (C677T and A1298C) in relation to colorectal adenoma recurrence and conducted analyses to investigate their joint effects with plasma and dietary markers of folate status...
  8. ncbi Folate fortification, plasma folate, homocysteine and colorectal adenoma recurrence
    Maria Elena Martinez
    Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:1440-6. 2006
    ..Our finding, suggesting that multivitamins or supplemental folate only benefit individuals with lower plasma folate concentrations, should be taken into consideration when designing and interpreting results of intervention studies...
  9. ncbi Folate and colorectal neoplasia: relation between plasma and dietary markers of folate and adenoma recurrence
    Maria Elena Martinez
    Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson 85724 5024, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:691-7. 2004
    ..The results of epidemiologic studies indicate that higher intakes or blood concentrations of folate are associated with a lower risk of colorectal neoplasia; however, only one study assessed the role of homocysteine...
  10. ncbi Accuracy of self-reported smoking status among participants in a chemoprevention trial
    Maria Elena Martinez
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Prev Med 38:492-7. 2004
    ..Degree of misreporting among participants in chemoprevention trials is unknown. We assessed the level of discrepancy between self-reported smoking exposure and plasma cotinine among participants in a chemoprevention trial...
  11. pmc Pronounced reduction in adenoma recurrence associated with aspirin use and a polymorphism in the ornithine decarboxylase gene
    Maria Elena Martinez
    Arizona Cancer Center, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:7859-64. 2003
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  12. ncbi Calcium, vitamin D, and risk of adenoma recurrence (United States)
    Maria Elena Martinez
    Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson 85724 4024, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:213-20. 2002
    ..We investigated the role of dietary and supplemental sources of calcium and vitamin D in the etiology of adenoma recurrence...
  13. ncbi Risk factors for Ki-ras protooncogene mutation in sporadic colorectal adenomas
    M E Martinez
    Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson 85724, USA
    Cancer Res 59:5181-5. 1999
    ..31-1.21), although the CIs for the associations overlap. The results of these analyses suggest that the protective effect of folate in colon cancer observed in published studies may be mediated through folate's effect on Ki-ras mutations...
  14. ncbi Reliability and validity of a self-administered food frequency questionnaire in a chemoprevention trial of adenoma recurrence
    M E Martinez
    Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson 85724, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 8:941-6. 1999
    ..Reliability and validity studies of dietary instruments are feasible in the setting of a chemoprevention trial and should be conducted when the instrument's performance has not been previously assessed in the target population...
  15. ncbi Lack of effect of a high-fiber cereal supplement on the recurrence of colorectal adenomas. Phoenix Colon Cancer Prevention Physicians' Network
    D S Alberts
    Arizona Cancer Center, Department of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson 85724 5024, USA
    N Engl J Med 342:1156-62. 2000
    ..We conducted a randomized trial to determine whether dietary supplementation with wheat-bran fiber reduces the rate of recurrence of colorectal adenomas...
  16. ncbi Adenoma characteristics as risk factors for recurrence of advanced adenomas
    M E Martinez
    Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, P O Box 145024, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Gastroenterology 120:1077-83. 2001
    ..We assessed whether the number, size, location, or histology of resected adenomas was related to the probability of recurrence of advanced lesions...
  17. ncbi Nutrition and diet in the development of gastrointestinal cancer
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, 1515 N Campbell Avenue, PO Box 245024, Tucson, AZ 85724 5024, USA
    Curr Oncol Rep 5:192-202. 2003
    ..Finally, the evidence for a relationship between pancreatic cancer and diet remains sparse and warrants additional investigation...
  18. pmc Associations of Ki-ras proto-oncogene mutation and p53 gene overexpression in sporadic colorectal adenomas with demographic and clinicopathologic characteristics
    Janine G Einspahr
    Department of Medicine, Arizona Cancer Center, P O Box 245024, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1443-50. 2006
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  19. pmc Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, acetaminophen, and risk of skin cancer in the Nurses' Health Study
    J M Jeter
    Department of Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1515 N Campbell Ave, PO Box 245024, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1451-61. 2012
    ..We prospectively examined whether use of NSAIDS or acetaminophen was associated with a lower risk of skin cancer in women...
  20. ncbi Genetic epidemiology: the value of population differences
    Maria Elena Martinez
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:6. 2006

Research Grants5

  1. DIETARY HETEROCYCLIC AMINES, GENETIC SUSCEPTIBILITY, AND
    Maria Martinez; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This two-phase analysis provides a strong approach to address these study questions and enhance our understanding of the mechanisms related to the inherited susceptibility markers. ..
  2. FOUR-CORNERS BREAST AND ENDOMETRIAL CANCER STUDY
    Maria Martinez; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..C-peptide, glycosylated hemoglobin, IGF-1, and IGFBP3 will be evaluated with respect to breast and endometrial cancer in a subset of women. ..
  3. Advanced Colorectal Neoplasia Following Polypectomy
    Maria Martinez; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Given that data were collected through the conduct of the studies, this results in a cost-effective and highly efficient approach for assessing this important research area. ..