J A McElroy

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Endometrial cancer incidence in relation to electric blanket use
    Jane A McElroy
    University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:262-7. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Predictors of urinary cadmium levels in adult females
    Jane A McElroy
    University of Wisconsin Paul P Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center, 610 Walnut Street, 370 WARF, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Sci Total Environ 382:214-23. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Cadmium exposure and breast cancer risk
    Jane A McElroy
    University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Room 307 WARF, 610 Walnut St, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:869-73. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint National Children's Study: environmental exposures in Waukesha County
    Jane A McElroy
    National Children s Study Waukesha County Vanguard Center, USA
    WMJ 105:59-63. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Urinary cadmium levels and tobacco smoke exposure in women age 20-69 years in the United States
    J A McElroy
    University of Wisconsin, Paul P Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, Wisconsin 53726, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 70:1779-82. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Duration of sleep and breast cancer risk in a large population-based case-control study
    Jane A McElroy
    University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, 53726, USA
    J Sleep Res 15:241-9. 2006
  7. pmc Identifying geographic disparities in the early detection of breast cancer using a geographic information system
    Jane A McElroy
    Comprehensive Cancer Center, 610 Walnut St, 307 WARF, Madison, WI 53726
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A10. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure to electromagnetic field and breast cancer risk in a large, population-based, case-control study in the United States
    Jane A McElroy
    University of Wisconsin Paul P Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:266-74. 2007
  9. pmc Potential exposure to PCBs, DDT, and PBDEs from sport-caught fish consumption in relation to breast cancer risk in Wisconsin
    Jane A McElroy
    University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, 53726, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:156-62. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Geocoding addresses from a large population-based study: lessons learned
    Jane A McElroy
    Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Epidemiology 14:399-407. 2003

Research Grants

  1. Cadmium Exposure and Breast Cancer Risk
    Jane McElroy; Fiscal Year: 2005

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Endometrial cancer incidence in relation to electric blanket use
    Jane A McElroy
    University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:262-7. 2002
    ..49, 1.54) as compared with never users. Despite its small size and potential misclassification of exposure, this study provides evidence against an association between electric blanket or mattress cover use and endometrial cancer...
  2. ncbi request reprint Predictors of urinary cadmium levels in adult females
    Jane A McElroy
    University of Wisconsin Paul P Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center, 610 Walnut Street, 370 WARF, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Sci Total Environ 382:214-23. 2007
    ..Similar to other studies, age and smoking were the strongest determinants of creatinine-adjusted urinary cadmium concentration...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cadmium exposure and breast cancer risk
    Jane A McElroy
    University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Room 307 WARF, 610 Walnut St, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:869-73. 2006
    ..Whether increased cadmium is a causal factor for breast cancer or reflects the effects of treatment or disease remains to be determined...
  4. ncbi request reprint National Children's Study: environmental exposures in Waukesha County
    Jane A McElroy
    National Children s Study Waukesha County Vanguard Center, USA
    WMJ 105:59-63. 2006
    ..By combining data gathered from Waukesha County's participants with other study sites, a holistic picture of environmental exposures in the United States can be evaluated as it influences the health of our nation's children...
  5. ncbi request reprint Urinary cadmium levels and tobacco smoke exposure in women age 20-69 years in the United States
    J A McElroy
    University of Wisconsin, Paul P Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, Wisconsin 53726, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 70:1779-82. 2007
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  6. ncbi request reprint Duration of sleep and breast cancer risk in a large population-based case-control study
    Jane A McElroy
    University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, 53726, USA
    J Sleep Res 15:241-9. 2006
    ..In contrast, short duration of sleep (<7 h/night) is not substantially associated with increased risk. Further research in this area is warranted...
  7. pmc Identifying geographic disparities in the early detection of breast cancer using a geographic information system
    Jane A McElroy
    Comprehensive Cancer Center, 610 Walnut St, 307 WARF, Madison, WI 53726
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A10. 2006
    ..This study presents methods to identify geographic disparities in the early detection of breast cancer...
  8. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure to electromagnetic field and breast cancer risk in a large, population-based, case-control study in the United States
    Jane A McElroy
    University of Wisconsin Paul P Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:266-74. 2007
    ..Our objective was to evaluate women who were occupationally exposed to electromagnetic fields (EMF) and breast cancer risk...
  9. pmc Potential exposure to PCBs, DDT, and PBDEs from sport-caught fish consumption in relation to breast cancer risk in Wisconsin
    Jane A McElroy
    University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, 53726, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:156-62. 2004
    ..16-2.50). In this study we found no overall association between recent consumption of sport-caught fish and breast cancer, although there may be an increased breast cancer risk for subgroups of women who are young and/or premenopausal...
  10. ncbi request reprint Geocoding addresses from a large population-based study: lessons learned
    Jane A McElroy
    Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Epidemiology 14:399-407. 2003
    ..The goal of this project was to develop an iterative geocoding process that would achieve a high match rate in a large population-based health study...
  11. ncbi request reprint Risk of breast cancer for women living in rural areas from adult exposure to atrazine from well water in Wisconsin
    Jane A McElroy
    University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:207-14. 2007
    ..The possible risk for women exposed to levels of atrazine at or above statutory action levels of >or=3 ppb (OR 1.3, 95% CI 0.3-6.5) could not be ruled out due to small numbers in this category...
  12. ncbi request reprint Electric blanket or mattress cover use and breast cancer incidence in women 50-79 years of age
    J A McElroy
    University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison 53705, USA
    Epidemiology 12:613-7. 2001
    ..This study provides evidence against a positive association between electric blanket or mattress cover use and breast cancer...
  13. ncbi request reprint The National Children's Study Waukesha County, Wisconsin Vanguard Center
    Jeanne B Hewitt
    National Children s Study Waukesha County Vanguard Center, USA
    WMJ 105:55-8. 2006
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  14. pmc Smoking, barriers to quitting, and smoking-related knowledge, attitudes, and patient practices among male physicians in China
    Marion Ceraso
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 387 WARF Bldg, 610 Walnut St, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A06. 2009
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  15. ncbi request reprint Nitrogen-nitrate exposure from drinking water and colorectal cancer risk for rural women in Wisconsin, USA
    Jane A McElroy
    University of Wisconsin, Paul P Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    J Water Health 6:399-409. 2008
    ..These results suggest that if an association exists with nitrate-nitrogen exposure from residential drinking water consumption, it may be limited to proximal colon cancer...
  16. pmc The Survey of the Health of Wisconsin (SHOW), a novel infrastructure for population health research: rationale and methods
    F Javier Nieto
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53726, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:785. 2010
    ..This manuscript describes the rationale and methods of the Survey of the Health of Wisconsin (SHOW), a novel infrastructure for population health research...
  17. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic risk factors for breast cancer: distinguishing individual- and community-level effects
    Stephanie A Robert
    School of Social Work, Center for Demography of Health and Aging, Institute for Research on Poverty, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53706, USA
    Epidemiology 15:442-50. 2004
    ..We examined whether women living in such communities remained at greater risk of breast cancer after controlling for individual education and other known individual-level risk factors...
  18. pmc Brief report: Measuring the attitudes of health care professionals in Dane County toward adolescent immunization with HPV vaccine
    Megan E Jensen
    University of Wisconsin Paul P Carbone Cancer Center, Madison, Wis, USA
    WMJ 108:203-5. 2009
    ..Evaluate regional health care professionals' views of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination recommendations for adolescent patients through a mailed survey...
  19. ncbi request reprint Updating progress in cancer control in Wisconsin
    Kimberly B Treml
    University of Wisconsin, USA
    WMJ 105:38-43. 2006
    ..The purpose of this analysis is to evaluate Wisconsin's progress in reducing cancer mortality and success in meeting the year 2000 objectives...
  20. pmc Trends in kidney transplantation rates and disparities
    Kelly L Stolzmann
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02132, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:923-32. 2007
    ..To examine the likelihood of transplantation and trends over time among persons with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in Wisconsin...
  21. doi request reprint Urinary lead exposure and breast cancer risk in a population-based case-control study
    Jane A McElroy
    Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 53212, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2311-7. 2008
    ..Lead may be a facilitative or permissive carcinogen, which means that lead may permit or augment the genotoxic effects of other exposures...
  22. ncbi request reprint The National Children's Study and the children of Wisconsin
    Leonardo Trasande
    Center for Children s Health and the Environment, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    WMJ 105:50-4. 2006
    ..In addition, the National Children's Study will provide training in pediatric environmental health for the next generation of researchers and practitioners...

Research Grants1

  1. Cadmium Exposure and Breast Cancer Risk
    Jane McElroy; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The study team brings together expertise in breast cancer and environmental epidemiology, laboratory science, and biostatistics to efficiently address the role of cadmium in the etiology of breast cancer. ..