Rei Miike

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Epidemiology of primary brain tumors: current concepts and review of the literature
    Margaret Wrensch
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neuro Oncol 4:278-99. 2002
  2. pmc Risk factors for breast cancer in a population with high incidence rates
    Margaret Wrensch
    University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 5:R88-102. 2003
  3. pmc Inverse association of antioxidant and phytoestrogen nutrient intake with adult glioma in the San Francisco Bay Area: a case-control study
    Nicole Tedeschi-Blok
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, SRT 1015, MS 103, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA
    BMC Cancer 6:148. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Are prior head injuries or diagnostic X-rays associated with glioma in adults? The effects of control selection bias
    M Wrensch
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143 1215, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 19:234-44. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint CYP1A1 variants and smoking-related lung cancer in San Francisco Bay area Latinos and African Americans
    Margaret R Wrensch
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Int J Cancer 113:141-7. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Glutathione-S-transferase variants and adult glioma
    Margaret Wrensch
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:461-7. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint History of chickenpox and shingles and prevalence of antibodies to varicella-zoster virus and three other herpesviruses among adults with glioma and controls
    Margaret Wrensch
    Department of Neurological Surgery, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:929-38. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint The molecular epidemiology of gliomas in adults
    Margaret Wrensch
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94102, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 19:E5. 2005
  9. pmc Diagnostic, treatment, and demographic factors influencing survival in a population-based study of adult glioma patients in the San Francisco Bay Area
    Margaret Wrensch
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 44 Page Street Suite 503, San Francisco, CA 94102 1215, USA
    Neuro Oncol 8:12-26. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of antibodies to four herpesviruses among adults with glioma and controls
    M Wrensch
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 1215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 154:161-5. 2001

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Publications44

  1. pmc Epidemiology of primary brain tumors: current concepts and review of the literature
    Margaret Wrensch
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neuro Oncol 4:278-99. 2002
    ..Such studies will require the cooperation of researchers from many disciplines...
  2. pmc Risk factors for breast cancer in a population with high incidence rates
    Margaret Wrensch
    University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 5:R88-102. 2003
    ..This report examines generally recognized breast cancer risk factors and years of residence in Marin County, California, an area with high breast cancer incidence and mortality rates...
  3. pmc Inverse association of antioxidant and phytoestrogen nutrient intake with adult glioma in the San Francisco Bay Area: a case-control study
    Nicole Tedeschi-Blok
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, SRT 1015, MS 103, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA
    BMC Cancer 6:148. 2006
    ..Our hypothesis is that long-term consumption of dietary antioxidants and phytoestrogens such as genistein, daidzein, biochanin A, formononetin, matairesinol, secoisolariciresinol and coumestrol, may reduce the risk of adult glioma...
  4. ncbi request reprint Are prior head injuries or diagnostic X-rays associated with glioma in adults? The effects of control selection bias
    M Wrensch
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143 1215, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 19:234-44. 2000
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint CYP1A1 variants and smoking-related lung cancer in San Francisco Bay area Latinos and African Americans
    Margaret R Wrensch
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Int J Cancer 113:141-7. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Glutathione-S-transferase variants and adult glioma
    Margaret Wrensch
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:461-7. 2004
    ..Conflicting findings have been reported for associations of primary brain tumors and constitutive polymorphisms in glutathione-S-transferases (GSTs)...
  7. ncbi request reprint History of chickenpox and shingles and prevalence of antibodies to varicella-zoster virus and three other herpesviruses among adults with glioma and controls
    Margaret Wrensch
    Department of Neurological Surgery, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:929-38. 2005
    ..Cohort studies may help to clarify the nature of the association between immunity to and/or clinical manifestations of varicella-zoster virus and glioblastoma...
  8. ncbi request reprint The molecular epidemiology of gliomas in adults
    Margaret Wrensch
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94102, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 19:E5. 2005
    ..Improving survival rates for patients harboring astrocytic tumors will probably require many randomized clinical trials of novel treatment strategies...
  9. pmc Diagnostic, treatment, and demographic factors influencing survival in a population-based study of adult glioma patients in the San Francisco Bay Area
    Margaret Wrensch
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 44 Page Street Suite 503, San Francisco, CA 94102 1215, USA
    Neuro Oncol 8:12-26. 2006
    ..Further consideration of impact of marital status, education, and other social factors in glioma survival may be warranted...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of antibodies to four herpesviruses among adults with glioma and controls
    M Wrensch
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 1215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 154:161-5. 2001
    ..These results corroborate our previously suggestive findings of an inverse association of varicella-zoster virus antibodies with adult onset glioma...
  11. pmc ERCC1 and ERCC2 polymorphisms and adult glioma
    Margaret Wrensch
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neuro Oncol 7:495-507. 2005
    ..3). Given the numbers of comparisons made, these findings could be due to chance. However, the results might warrant clarification in additional series in conjunction with the nearby putative glioma suppressor genes (GLTSCR1 and GLTSCR2)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Serum IgE, tumor epidermal growth factor receptor expression, and inherited polymorphisms associated with glioma survival
    Margaret Wrensch
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94102, USA
    Cancer Res 66:4531-41. 2006
    ..3 region influence survival. We also suggest that tumor EGFR expression be incorporated into clinical evaluation of anaplastic astrocytoma patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Allergy-related polymorphisms influence glioma status and serum IgE levels
    Joseph L Wiemels
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0441, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1229-35. 2007
    ..Further exploration of immune susceptibility factors, including genetics, in glioma etiology is advisable...
  14. doi request reprint Pathway analysis of single-nucleotide polymorphisms potentially associated with glioblastoma multiforme susceptibility using random forests
    Jeffrey S Chang
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, 44 Page Street, Suite 503, San Francisco, CA 94143 1215, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1368-73. 2008
    ..Despite less than complete inclusion of genes and SNPs relevant to glioma and a small sample size, RF analysis identified one important biological pathway and several SNPs potentially associated with the development of glioblastoma...
  15. ncbi request reprint Reduced immunoglobulin E and allergy among adults with glioma compared with controls
    Joseph L Wiemels
    Laboratory for Molecular Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0560, USA
    Cancer Res 64:8468-73. 2004
    ..Furthermore, the results indicate a complex relationship between allergic disease and glioma risk that varies by allergen and allergic pathology...
  16. ncbi request reprint Nonsynonymous coding single-nucleotide polymorphisms spanning the genome in relation to glioblastoma survival and age at diagnosis
    Margaret Wrensch
    Division of Neuroepidemiology, Department of Neurological Surgery, School of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, 94102, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 13:197-205. 2007
    ..Our aim was to discover possible inherited factors associated with glioblastoma age at diagnosis and survival. Although new genotyping technologies allow greatly expanded exploration of such factors, they pose many challenges...
  17. ncbi request reprint Molecular features of adult glioma associated with patient race/ethnicity, age, and a polymorphism in O6-methylguanine-DNA-methyltransferase
    John K Wiencke
    Division of Neuroepidemiology, Department of Neurological Surgery, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, Box 0441, San Francisco, CA 94143 0441, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1774-83. 2005
    ..MGMT expression may depend on the TP53 status of cells...
  18. ncbi request reprint Occupation and adult gliomas
    S E Carozza
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, College Station 77843 1266, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 152:838-46. 2000
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity delineates different genetic pathways in malignant glioma
    P Chen
    Laboratory for Molecular Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Cancer Res 61:3949-54. 2001
    ....
  20. pmc Lack of association of rare alleles in the HRAS variable number of tandem repeats (VNTR) region with adult glioma
    P Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0560, USA
    Neuro Oncol 2:120-4. 2000
    ..Our data do not suggest an excess of HRAS rare alleles among adult glioma cases...
  21. ncbi request reprint Occupation and adult gliomas in the San Francisco Bay Area
    Geetha Krishnan
    Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Vallejo, California 94102, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:639-47. 2003
    ..This study supports previously observed occupational associations and is one of the few studies with sufficient numbers to separately analyze occupations by gender...
  22. ncbi request reprint History of allergies among adults with glioma and controls
    Joseph L Wiemels
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Int J Cancer 98:609-15. 2002
    ..Future work might reveal an important role for immunologic factors in gliomagenesis and potential preventative and/or therapeutic modalities...
  23. pmc IgE, allergy, and risk of glioma: update from the San Francisco Bay Area Adult Glioma Study in the temozolomide era
    Joseph L Wiemels
    Department of Neurosurgery and Epidemiology, UCSF, San Francisco, CA 94143 0441, USA
    Int J Cancer 125:680-7. 2009
    ..These results have implications for the study of immunologic factors in glioma as well as for immunotherapy protocols for treating glioma...
  24. ncbi request reprint Nipple aspirate fluid cytology and the Gail model for breast cancer risk assessment in a screening population
    Jeffrey A Tice
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 1701 Divisadero Street, Suite 554, San Francisco, CA 94143 1732, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:324-8. 2005
    ..Recent guidelines suggest that chemoprevention with tamoxifen may be appropriate for women who have a 5-year risk of breast cancer greater than 1.66% calculated using the Gail model...
  25. pmc Epidemiology and etiology of meningioma
    Joseph Wiemels
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, Helen Diller Cancer Research Building, MC 0520, San Francisco, CA 94158, USA
    J Neurooncol 99:307-14. 2010
    ..In this review, we highlight current knowledge about meningioma epidemiology and etiology and suggest future research directions...
  26. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes in patients with treated childhood hydrocephalus
    Nalin Gupta
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco 94102, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:334-9. 2007
    ..The goal in this study was to determine the long-term effects of childhood hydrocephalus...
  27. pmc SNPLogic: an interactive single nucleotide polymorphism selection, annotation, and prioritization system
    Alexander R Pico
    Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, 1650 Owens Street, San Francisco, CA 94158, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 37:D803-9. 2009
    ..We have found integration of SNP annotation in the context of pathway information and functional prediction scores to be a powerful approach to the analysis and interpretation of SNP-disease association data...
  28. pmc Variants in the CDKN2B and RTEL1 regions are associated with high-grade glioma susceptibility
    Margaret Wrensch
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Nat Genet 41:905-8. 2009
    ..85 x 10(-10). On 20q13.3, rs6010620 intronic to RTEL1 had discovery P = 1.5 x 10(-7), replication P = 0.00035 and combined P = 3.40 x 10(-9). For both SNPs, the direction of association was the same in discovery and replication phases...
  29. ncbi request reprint Multiple sampling for increasing the diagnostic sensitivity of nipple aspirate fluid for atypical cytology
    Eileen B King
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0560, USA
    Acta Cytol 48:813-7. 2004
    ..To determine if repeated collection of nipple aspirate fluid (NAF) can improve the diagnostic sensitivity for cytologic atypia, a marker of increased risk of breast cancer...
  30. pmc Epithelial cells in nipple aspirate fluid and subsequent breast cancer risk: a historic prospective study
    Kimberly A Baltzell
    University of California San Francisco, Department of Physiological Nursing, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BMC Cancer 8:75. 2008
    ....
  31. pmc Daily intake of antioxidants in relation to survival among adult patients diagnosed with malignant glioma
    Gerald N DeLorenze
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA, USA
    BMC Cancer 10:215. 2010
    ..The influence of diet and antioxidant intake on glioma survival is not well understood. The current study examines the association between antioxidant intake and survival after glioma diagnosis...
  32. ncbi request reprint DNA quantification of whole genome amplified samples for genotyping on a multiplexed bead array platform
    Helen M Hansen
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, Suite AC 34, 1 Irving Street, San Francisco, CA 94143 0441, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1686-90. 2007
    ..14-118.32, 0.29-2.19, and 0.01-0.27 ng/microL, respectively). Human-specific quantitative PCR is a highly useful guide for determining the suitability of wgaDNA before high-throughput single-nucleotide polymorphism analysis...
  33. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer
    E Shelley Hwang
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, Cancer Center, 94115, USA
    Arch Surg 140:58-62. 2005
    ..Some risk factors associated with breast cancer may be more predictive of estrogen receptor (ER)- positive than ER-negative tumors...
  34. ncbi request reprint Breast carcinogenesis: can the examination of ductal fluid enhance our understanding?
    Kimberly Baltzell
    Department of Physiologic Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 32:33-9. 2005
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Ventriculoperitoneal shunt complications in California: 1990 to 2000
    Yvonne Wu
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0137, USA
    Neurosurgery 61:557-62; discussion 562-3. 2007
    ..We examined demographic factors and VP shunt complications in a population-based retrospective cohort study of all nonfederal California hospital admissions between 1990 and 2000...
  36. ncbi request reprint Population- and community-based recruitment of African Americans and Latinos: the San Francisco Bay Area Lung Cancer Study
    Daramöla N Cabral
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, CA 94587, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:272-9. 2003
    ..05). Further assessment of strategies for successful recruitment of minority participants into epidemiologic studies is warranted...
  37. pmc Breast cancer incidence and mortality trends in an affluent population: Marin County, California, USA, 1990-1999
    Christina A Clarke
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, California 94587, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 4:R13. 2002
    ..Close surveillance of Marin County breast cancer trends has nevertheless continued, in part because distinctive breast cancer patterns in well-defined populations may inform understanding of breast cancer etiology...
  38. pmc Complementary and alternative medicine use among men with prostate cancer in 4 ethnic populations
    Marion M Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, Box 560, San Francisco, CA 94143 0560, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1606-9. 2002
  39. pmc Comparison of statistical methods for estimating genetic admixture in a lung cancer study of African Americans and Latinos
    Melinda C Aldrich
    University of California, San Francisco, Box 2911 Rock Hall, Mission Bay 582, 1550 4th Street, San Francisco, CA 94143 2911, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1035-46. 2008
    ..Genetic admixture proportions provide a quantitative measure of ancestry differences among Latinos that can be used in analyses of genetic risk factors...
  40. pmc Nucleotide excision repair genes and risk of lung cancer among San Francisco Bay Area Latinos and African Americans
    Jeffrey S Chang
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Int J Cancer 123:2095-104. 2008
    ..61; 95% CI: 0.42-0.88). Our study suggests different elements of the NER pathway may be important in the different ethnic groups resulting either from different linkage relationship, genetic backgrounds and/or exposure histories...
  41. pmc Methylation of the PTEN promoter defines low-grade gliomas and secondary glioblastoma
    John K Wiencke
    Department of Neurological Surgery and Brain Tumor Research Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neuro Oncol 9:271-9. 2007
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint DNA repair polymorphisms XRCC1 and MGMT and risk of adult gliomas
    Martha J Felini
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 29:55-8. 2007
    ..26; CI 0.90-1.75) and the MGMT Ile143Val polymorphism (Ile or Val/Val versus Ile/Ile: adjusted OR = 1.20; CI 0.85-1.71)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Strengths and limitations of breast cancer risk assessment
    Kimberly Baltzell
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 32:605-16. 2005
    ..To evaluate current definitions of breast cancer risk and breast cancer risk assessment models, including the Gail, Claus, and BRCAPRO models, and discuss potential markers to enhance and standardize individual risk assessment...
  44. 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...