Catherine Metayer

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Tobacco smoke exposure and the risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic and myeloid leukemias by cytogenetic subtype
    Catherine Metayer
    School of Public Health, University of California, 1995 University Avenue, Suite 460, Berkeley, CA94704 7392, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1600-11. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Exposure to herbicides in house dust and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Catherine Metayer
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 23:363-70. 2013
  3. pmc The Childhood Leukemia International Consortium
    Catherine Metayer
    University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, 1995 University Avenue, Suite 460, Berkeley, CA 94704 1070, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 37:336-47. 2013
  4. pmc Household vacuum cleaners vs. the high-volume surface sampler for collection of carpet dust samples in epidemiologic studies of children
    Joanne S Colt
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, 6120 Executive Blvd MSC 7240, Bethesda, MD, 20892 7240, USA
    Environ Health 7:6. 2008
  5. pmc Genetic variants in the folate pathway and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Catherine Metayer
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 1995 University Avenue, Suite 460, Berkeley, CA 94704 7392, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1243-58. 2011
  6. pmc Residential exposures to pesticides and childhood leukaemia
    Catherine Metayer
    School of Public Health, University of California, 2150 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 500, Berkeley, CA 94720 7080, USA
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 132:212-9. 2008
  7. pmc Is house-dust nicotine a good surrogate for household smoking?
    Todd Whitehead
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1113-23. 2009
  8. pmc HLA-DP genetic variation, proxies for early life immune modulation and childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia risk
    Kevin Y Urayama
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Blood 120:3039-47. 2012
  9. pmc Haplotypes of DNA repair and cell cycle control genes, X-ray exposure, and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Anand P Chokkalingam
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, 1995 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1721-30. 2011
  10. pmc Determinants of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon levels in house dust
    Todd Whitehead
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 21:123-32. 2011

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. pmc Tobacco smoke exposure and the risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic and myeloid leukemias by cytogenetic subtype
    Catherine Metayer
    School of Public Health, University of California, 1995 University Avenue, Suite 460, Berkeley, CA94704 7392, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1600-11. 2013
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Exposure to herbicides in house dust and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Catherine Metayer
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 23:363-70. 2013
    ..No other herbicides were identified as risk factors of childhood ALL. The data suggest that home dust levels of chlorthal, and possibly alachlor, are associated with increased risks of childhood ALL...
  3. pmc The Childhood Leukemia International Consortium
    Catherine Metayer
    University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, 1995 University Avenue, Suite 460, Berkeley, CA 94704 1070, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 37:336-47. 2013
    ..While some studies have analyzed the role of genetic variants, few have been sufficiently powered to investigate gene-environment interactions...
  4. pmc Household vacuum cleaners vs. the high-volume surface sampler for collection of carpet dust samples in epidemiologic studies of children
    Joanne S Colt
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, 6120 Executive Blvd MSC 7240, Bethesda, MD, 20892 7240, USA
    Environ Health 7:6. 2008
    ..Here, we compare levels of pesticides and other compounds in dust from household vacuums to that collected using the HVS3...
  5. pmc Genetic variants in the folate pathway and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Catherine Metayer
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 1995 University Avenue, Suite 460, Berkeley, CA 94704 7392, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1243-58. 2011
    ..We examined whether child's germline genetic variation in the folate pathway is associated with childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), and whether periconception maternal folate and alcohol intake modify the risk...
  6. pmc Residential exposures to pesticides and childhood leukaemia
    Catherine Metayer
    School of Public Health, University of California, 2150 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 500, Berkeley, CA 94720 7080, USA
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 132:212-9. 2008
    ..A better quantification of children's exposures to pesticides at home is critical to the evaluation of childhood leukaemia risk, especially for future gene-environment interaction studies...
  7. pmc Is house-dust nicotine a good surrogate for household smoking?
    Todd Whitehead
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1113-23. 2009
    ....
  8. pmc HLA-DP genetic variation, proxies for early life immune modulation and childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia risk
    Kevin Y Urayama
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Blood 120:3039-47. 2012
    ..These findings support an immune mechanism in the etiology of childhood ALL involving the HLA-DPB1 gene in the context of an insufficiently modulated immune system...
  9. pmc Haplotypes of DNA repair and cell cycle control genes, X-ray exposure, and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Anand P Chokkalingam
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, 1995 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1721-30. 2011
    ..These abnormalities may be influenced by altered DNA repair and cell cycle control processes...
  10. pmc Determinants of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon levels in house dust
    Todd Whitehead
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 21:123-32. 2011
    ..As self-reported data and outdoor PAH sources were only marginally predictive of observed PAH levels, we recommend that PAH concentrations be measured directly in dust samples for use in epidemiological studies...
  11. pmc Early life exposure to infections and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Kevin Y Urayama
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Int J Cancer 128:1632-43. 2011
    ..45, 95% CI: 0.25-0.79). Evidence of a protective role for infection-related exposures early in life is supported by findings in both the non-Hispanic white and Hispanic populations within the NCCLS...
  12. pmc Genetic polymorphisms in adaptive immunity genes and childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Jeffrey S Chang
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2152-63. 2010
    ..The lack of immune priming in early childhood may result in abnormal immune responses to infections later in life and increase ALL risk...
  13. pmc Variation in xenobiotic transport and metabolism genes, household chemical exposures, and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Anand P Chokkalingam
    Division of Epidemiology, UC Berkeley School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, 1995 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1367-75. 2012
    ..We sought to evaluate the role of genes involved in xenobiotic transport and metabolism in childhood ALL risk, both alone and in conjunction with household chemical exposures previously found to be associated with childhood ALL risk...
  14. pmc Determinants of agricultural pesticide concentrations in carpet dust
    Robert B Gunier
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Berkeley, California 94704, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:970-6. 2011
    ..Residential proximity to agricultural pesticide applications has been used as a surrogate for exposure in epidemiologic studies, although little is known about the relationship with levels of pesticides in homes...
  15. pmc Fetal growth and body size genes and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Anand P Chokkalingam
    School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1577-85. 2012
    ..Additional studies are needed to confirm these findings and identify specific causal variants...
  16. pmc Polybrominated diphenyl ethers in residential dust: sources of variability
    Todd P Whitehead
    University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, 50 University Hall, MC 7360, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Environ Int 57:11-24. 2013
    ..Our findings indicate that it may be feasible to use residential dust for retrospective assessment of PBDE exposures in studies of children's health (e.g., the Northern California Childhood Leukemia Study)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cytogenetics of Hispanic and White children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in California
    Melinda C Aldrich
    University of California Berkeley, 2150 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 500, Berkeley, CA 94720 7380, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:578-81. 2006
    ..The mechanistic basis for this 2-fold variation in frequency of TEL-AML1 may be due to ethnic-specific risk factors or genetics and should be explored further...
  18. pmc Characterization of residential pesticide use and chemical formulations through self-report and household inventory: the Northern California Childhood Leukemia study
    Neela Guha
    School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:276-82. 2013
    ..Exposure has generally been self-reported, so the assessment is potentially limited by recall bias and lack of information on specific chemicals...
  19. doi request reprint Reliability of maternal-reports regarding the use of household pesticides: experience from a case-control study of childhood leukemia
    Danna A Slusky
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 36:375-80. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the reliability of self-reported household use of pesticides and potential differences in reliability by case-control status, and by socio-demographic characteristics...
  20. pmc Household exposure to paint and petroleum solvents, chromosomal translocations, and the risk of childhood leukemia
    Ghislaine Scelo
    School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94704 7380, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:133-9. 2009
    ..Few studies have examined the association between home use of solvents and paint and the risk of childhood leukemia...
  21. doi request reprint Polychlorinated biphenyls in residential dust: sources of variability
    Todd P Whitehead
    University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, 50 University Hall MC 7360, Berkeley, California 94720, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 48:157-64. 2014
    ..Our findings suggest that it may be feasible to use residential dust for retrospective assessment of PCB exposures in studies of children's health. ..
  22. doi request reprint Estimating exposures to indoor contaminants using residential dust
    Todd Whitehead
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 21:549-64. 2011
    ..We conclude our review with a discussion of the current gaps in knowledge of worldwide dust levels and suggestions for how residential-dust measurements could be used to describe human exposures to chemicals in developing countries...
  23. pmc Exposure to electrical contact currents and the risk of childhood leukemia
    Monique Does
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
    Radiat Res 175:390-6. 2011
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Parental smoking and the risk of childhood leukemia
    Jeffrey S Chang
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7380, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:1091-100. 2006
    ..004). These results strongly suggest that exposure to paternal preconception smoking alone or in combination with postnatal passive smoking may be important in the risk of childhood leukemia...
  25. pmc Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in residential dust: sources of variability
    Todd P Whitehead
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:543-50. 2013
    ..There is interest in using residential dust to estimate human exposure to environmental contaminants...
  26. pmc Diagnostic X-rays and risk of childhood leukaemia
    Karen Bartley
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 39:1628-37. 2010
    ..The association between diagnostic X-ray exposures early in life and increased risk of childhood leukaemia remains unclear...
  27. pmc Levels of nicotine in dust from homes of smokeless tobacco users
    Todd P Whitehead
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:2045-52. 2013
    ....
  28. pmc Genetic variants in ARID5B and CEBPE are childhood ALL susceptibility loci in Hispanics
    Anand P Chokkalingam
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, 1995 University Ave, Ste 460, Berkeley, CA, 94704, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1789-95. 2013
    ..Future studies should examine whether the observed effects vary by environmental, immunological, or lifestyle factors...
  29. pmc SNP association mapping across the extended major histocompatibility complex and risk of B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia in children
    Kevin Y Urayama
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e72557. 2013
    ..046). Our findings suggest that susceptibility to childhood BCP-ALL is influenced by genetic variation within the xMHC and indicate at least two important regions for future evaluation. ..
  30. ncbi request reprint MDR1 gene variants, indoor insecticide exposure, and the risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Kevin Y Urayama
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0560, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1172-7. 2007
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Early life exposure to infections and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Kevin Y Urayama
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA
    Int J Cancer 128:1632-43. 2011
    ..45, 95% CI: 0.25-0.79). Evidence of a protective role for infection-related exposures early in life is supported by findings in both the non-Hispanic white and Hispanic populations within the NCCLS...
  32. doi request reprint Comparison of racial differences in childhood cancer risk in case-control studies and population-based cancer registries
    Danna A Slusky
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 36:36-44. 2012
    ....
  33. pmc Profound deficit of IL10 at birth in children who develop childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Jeffrey S Chang
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0520, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:1736-40. 2011
    ..The current study examines the association between neonatal cytokine profiles, a proxy measure for a child's prenatal immune development, and childhood ALL...
  34. pmc Blood levels of folate at birth and risk of childhood leukemia
    Anand P Chokkalingam
    UC Berkeley School of Public Health, 1995 University Ave, Ste 460, Berkeley CA 94704, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1088-94. 2013
    ..Previous case-control studies examining the association between risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and mothers' self-reported folate intake and supplementation have been inconclusive...