Bridget J McCarthy

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Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Time trends in oligodendroglial and astrocytic tumor incidence
    Bridget J McCarthy
    Department of Epidemiology Biostatistics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 30:34-44. 2008
  2. pmc Assessment of type of allergy and antihistamine use in the development of glioma
    Bridget J McCarthy
    Department of Epidemiology Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 W Taylor St M C 923, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:370-8. 2011
  3. doi request reprint A case for the worldwide collection of primary benign brain tumors
    Bridget J McCarthy
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 33:268-75. 2009
  4. pmc Risk factors for oligodendroglial tumors: a pooled international study
    Bridget J McCarthy
    Department of Epidemiology Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 W Taylor St M C 923, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neuro Oncol 13:242-50. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Issues of diagnostic review in brain tumor studies: from the Brain Tumor Epidemiology Consortium
    Faith G Davis
    Division of Epidemiology Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:484-9. 2008
  6. pmc Descriptive epidemiology of central nervous system germ cell tumors: nonpineal analysis
    J Lee Villano
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Neuro Oncol 12:257-64. 2010
  7. pmc Descriptive epidemiology of selected olfactory tumors
    J Lee Villano
    Department of Medicine, The University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Neurooncol 100:73-80. 2010
  8. pmc Conditional survival of all primary brain tumor patients by age, behavior, and histology
    Kimberly R Porter
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 36:230-9. 2011
  9. pmc Primary CNS germ cell tumors in Japan and the United States: an analysis of 4 tumor registries
    Bridget J McCarthy
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Neuro Oncol 14:1194-200. 2012
  10. pmc Malignant pineal germ-cell tumors: an analysis of cases from three tumor registries
    J Lee Villano
    Department of Epidemiology Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 W Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neuro Oncol 10:121-30. 2008

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. doi request reprint Time trends in oligodendroglial and astrocytic tumor incidence
    Bridget J McCarthy
    Department of Epidemiology Biostatistics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 30:34-44. 2008
    ....
  2. pmc Assessment of type of allergy and antihistamine use in the development of glioma
    Bridget J McCarthy
    Department of Epidemiology Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 W Taylor St M C 923, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:370-8. 2011
    ..The objective was to investigate this association by analyzing types, number, years since diagnosis, and age at diagnosis of allergies, and information on antihistamine usage, including type, duration, and frequency of exposure...
  3. doi request reprint A case for the worldwide collection of primary benign brain tumors
    Bridget J McCarthy
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 33:268-75. 2009
    ..However, collection and reporting of benign brain tumors are not universal. The objective here is to encourage the collection of primary benign brain tumors worldwide...
  4. pmc Risk factors for oligodendroglial tumors: a pooled international study
    Bridget J McCarthy
    Department of Epidemiology Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 W Taylor St M C 923, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neuro Oncol 13:242-50. 2011
    ..Large, multi-institution international studies will be necessary to better characterize these etiological risk factors...
  5. doi request reprint Issues of diagnostic review in brain tumor studies: from the Brain Tumor Epidemiology Consortium
    Faith G Davis
    Division of Epidemiology Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:484-9. 2008
    ..It is essential that epidemiologists and neuropathologists collaborate to develop appropriate study designs and protocols for specific hypothesis and populations...
  6. pmc Descriptive epidemiology of central nervous system germ cell tumors: nonpineal analysis
    J Lee Villano
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Neuro Oncol 12:257-64. 2010
    ..3% at 5 years, and 67.6% at 10 years. Previous studies of GCT that have not stratified by site have suggested greater gender disparity. Nonpineal CNS GCT show no significant gender preference, yet have outcomes similar to pineal GCT...
  7. pmc Descriptive epidemiology of selected olfactory tumors
    J Lee Villano
    Department of Medicine, The University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Neurooncol 100:73-80. 2010
    ..It is not feasible to conduct prospective trials in patients with these rare diseases, and the importance of registry data in learning about olfactory tumors is emphasized...
  8. pmc Conditional survival of all primary brain tumor patients by age, behavior, and histology
    Kimberly R Porter
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 36:230-9. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to provide conditional survival estimates for brain tumor patients as a more accurate measure of survival for those who have already survived for a specified amount of time after diagnosis...
  9. pmc Primary CNS germ cell tumors in Japan and the United States: an analysis of 4 tumor registries
    Bridget J McCarthy
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Neuro Oncol 14:1194-200. 2012
    ..The incidence of primary GCTs is similar between Japan and the United States and has the same gender-based patterns by location. High rates of survival were observed in both countries...
  10. pmc Malignant pineal germ-cell tumors: an analysis of cases from three tumor registries
    J Lee Villano
    Department of Epidemiology Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 W Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neuro Oncol 10:121-30. 2008
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  11. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation in incidence of pediatric medulloblastoma in the United States, 1995-2001
    Sara Hoffman
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 29:89-95. 2007
    ..Brain tumors are the second most common pediatric malignancy. The literature suggests that one of the most common subtypes of malignant childhood brain tumor, medulloblastoma, has some seasonal variation in incidence by month of birth...
  12. pmc Prevalence estimates for primary brain tumors in the United States by age, gender, behavior, and histology
    Kimberly R Porter
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 West Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neuro Oncol 12:520-7. 2010
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  13. ncbi request reprint Descriptive epidemiology of primary spinal cord tumors
    Kate A Schellinger
    Department of Epidemiology Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Neurooncol 87:173-9. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the incidence of both non-malignant and malignant primary spinal cord tumors and to estimate the survival rates for primary malignant spinal cord tumors...
  14. pmc Improved survival time trends for glioblastoma using the SEER 17 population-based registries
    Matthew Koshy
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Neurooncol 107:207-12. 2012
    ..6 months and 26% seen in the EORTC/NCIC phase III study. These results are encouraging and suggest that the current treatment of glioblastoma nationwide is now associated with an improved survival compared to previous time cohorts...
  15. ncbi request reprint Average years of potential life lost in those who have died from brain and CNS tumors in the USA
    Shalini Thuppal
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 27:22-7. 2006
    ..Information on years of life lost, as well as mortality data, will be useful in focusing research priorities and resources in this field...
  16. pmc Temporal trends in incidence of primary brain tumors in the United States, 1985-1999
    Sara Hoffman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 W Taylor, M C 923, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neuro Oncol 8:27-37. 2006
    ..However, increases in meningiomas and nerve sheath tumors deserve further attention...
  17. pmc Consensus Conference on Brain Tumor Definition for registration. November 10, 2000
    Bridget J McCarthy
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neuro Oncol 4:134-45. 2002
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  18. pmc Descriptive epidemiology of vestibular schwannomas
    Jennifer M Propp
    Division of Epidemiology Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 W Taylor, M C 923, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neuro Oncol 8:1-11. 2006
    ..While improvements in diagnosis and reporting may explain some of these trends, further consideration of potential etiologic factors may be warranted...
  19. doi request reprint Prediagnosis food patterns are associated with length of survival from epithelial ovarian cancer
    Therese A Dolecek
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:369-82. 2010
    ..Indeed, three recent studies outside the United States have suggested that diet plays a role in ovarian cancer survival...
  20. pmc Consensus conference on cancer registration of brain and central nervous system tumors
    Bridget J McCarthy
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 West Taylor Street, MC 923, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neuro Oncol 7:196-201. 2005
    ..We view this conference as part of a continuing process. Because classification of primary intracranial and other CNS tumors is dynamic, and the registration and coding of these tumors will need to be periodically reviewed...
  21. ncbi request reprint HLA-DQA1 and -DQB1 alleles in Latino and African American children with diabetes mellitus
    Bridget J McCarthy
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, USA
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 17:297-306. 2004
    ..002). Many of the HLA-DQ associations previously documented in non-Hispanic White populations also are found in African Americans and Latinos with DM1, although some differences exist...
  22. pmc Update on meningiomas
    Santosh Saraf
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Oncologist 16:1604-13. 2011
    ..Currently, no molecularly targeted therapy has provided clinical benefit, although recurring molecular alterations are present and novel therapies are being investigated...
  23. pmc Brain tumor epidemiology: consensus from the Brain Tumor Epidemiology Consortium
    Melissa L Bondy
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 113:1953-68. 2008
    ..In this report, BTEC epidemiologists reviewed the group's consensus on the current state of scientific findings, and they present a consensus on research priorities to identify which important areas the science should move to address...