Brad Rodu

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The fifty-year decline of cancer in America
    B Rodu
    Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    J Clin Oncol 19:239-41. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint The burden of mortality from smoking: comparing Sweden with other countries in the European Union
    Brad Rodu
    Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:129-31. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint The influence of smoking and smokeless tobacco use on weight amongst men
    B Rodu
    Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Intern Med 255:102-7. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Evolving patterns of tobacco use in northern Sweden
    B Rodu
    Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    J Intern Med 253:660-5. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of smokeless tobacco use on smoking in northern Sweden
    B Rodu
    Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Intern Med 252:398-404. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Smokeless tobacco use and cancer of the upper respiratory tract
    Brad Rodu
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 93:511-5. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of the American anti-smoking campaign on lung cancer mortality
    Brad Rodu
    Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Int J Cancer 97:804-6. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Mortality among employees at a petrochemical research facility
    B Rodu
    Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Am J Ind Med 39:29-41. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Smokeless tobacco and oral cancer: a review of the risks and determinants
    Brad Rodu
    Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, LHRB 156, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    Crit Rev Oral Biol Med 15:252-63. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Declining mortality from smoking in the United States
    Brad Rodu
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:781-4. 2007

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint The fifty-year decline of cancer in America
    B Rodu
    Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    J Clin Oncol 19:239-41. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of lung cancer on all-cancer mortality over the past 50 years...
  2. ncbi request reprint The burden of mortality from smoking: comparing Sweden with other countries in the European Union
    Brad Rodu
    Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:129-31. 2004
    ..In contrast, only 1100 deaths would be avoided if EU women smoked at Swedish rates. The low smoking-related mortality among Swedish men probably is due to their use of snus (Swedish smokeless tobacco)...
  3. ncbi request reprint The influence of smoking and smokeless tobacco use on weight amongst men
    B Rodu
    Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Intern Med 255:102-7. 2004
    ..To explore the effect of tobacco use (smoking and smokeless tobacco) and cessation on body weight...
  4. ncbi request reprint Evolving patterns of tobacco use in northern Sweden
    B Rodu
    Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    J Intern Med 253:660-5. 2003
    ..This study describes the evolving patterns of tobacco use in this population over the period 1986-1999...
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of smokeless tobacco use on smoking in northern Sweden
    B Rodu
    Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Intern Med 252:398-404. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the prevalence and interaction of cigarette smoking and use of Swedish moist snuff (snus) in the population of northern Sweden...
  6. ncbi request reprint Smokeless tobacco use and cancer of the upper respiratory tract
    Brad Rodu
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 93:511-5. 2002
    ..5 to 2.8. The strengths and limitations of the studies and implications for future research are discussed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of the American anti-smoking campaign on lung cancer mortality
    Brad Rodu
    Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Int J Cancer 97:804-6. 2002
    ..The anti-smoking campaign produced moderate benefits among younger white male smokers but fewer benefits among older smokers because of the existence of a large number of inveterate smokers...
  8. ncbi request reprint Mortality among employees at a petrochemical research facility
    B Rodu
    Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Am J Ind Med 39:29-41. 2001
    ..This retrospective follow-up study evaluated mortality during 1970-1996 among 6,956 employees at a petrochemical research facility in Illinois...
  9. ncbi request reprint Smokeless tobacco and oral cancer: a review of the risks and determinants
    Brad Rodu
    Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, LHRB 156, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    Crit Rev Oral Biol Med 15:252-63. 2004
    ..Finally, low oral cancer risk from smokeless tobacco use may be influenced by the presence of cancer inhibitors, mainly anti-oxidants, in smokeless tobacco products...
  10. ncbi request reprint Declining mortality from smoking in the United States
    Brad Rodu
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:781-4. 2007
    ..The impact of smoking on American society will diminish even further in the foreseeable future as smoking prevalence continues its decline among men and women...
  11. ncbi request reprint The low prevalence of smoking in the Northern Sweden MONICA study, 2009
    Brad Rodu
    1Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Louisville, KY, USA
    Scand J Public Health 41:808-11. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe tobacco use in the 2009 Northern Sweden cohort of the World Health Organization Multinational Monitoring of Trends and Determinants in Cardiovascular Diseases (MONICA) study...
  12. ncbi request reprint Oral cavity and pharynx-throat cancer in the United States, 1973-2003
    Brad Rodu
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 104:653-8. 2007
    ..To study incidence rates (Is) of oral cavity and pharynx-throat cancer in adults age 20+ years from 1973 to 2003, and to estimate how many of these cancers occurred in the United States in 2003...
  13. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer mortality: comparing Sweden with other countries in the European Union
    Brad Rodu
    School of Medicine, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Scand J Public Health 37:481-6. 2009
    ..To describe how snus use has reduced smoking among men in Sweden, and to estimate how smoking-attributable lung cancer mortality would decline in other European Union countries if they had the smoking prevalence of Sweden...
  14. doi request reprint Smokeless tobacco use among men in the United States, 2000 and 2005
    Brad Rodu
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    J Oral Pathol Med 38:545-50. 2009
    ..Compared with smoking, there is much less information about smokeless tobacco (ST) use in the United States. The purpose of this study is to characterize and compare ST use among American men in 2000 and 2005...
  15. ncbi request reprint Alcohol-containing mouthwash and oropharyngeal cancer: a review of the epidemiology
    Philip Cole
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of Alabama at Birmingham 35294 0022, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 134:1079-87. 2003
    ..There has been concern that the use of alcohol-containing mouthwash may increase the risk of developing oropharyngeal cancer, or OPC. The authors examine the epidemiologic literature relating to this issue...
  16. doi request reprint Evaluation of the national toxicology program report on carcinogens
    Brad Rodu
    School of Medicine, University of Louisville, Room 208, 505 S Hancock St, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 64:186-8. 2012
    ..Further, it mislabels likely non-carcinogens as reasonably anticipated to be carcinogens. If the RoCP were terminated there would be no loss or delay of information available to scientific, public health and regulatory communities...
  17. doi request reprint Acute myocardial infarction mortality before and after state-wide smoking bans
    Brad Rodu
    School of Medicine, University of Louisville, Room 208, 505 S Hancock St, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    J Community Health 37:468-72. 2012
    ..8% decline that year in the 44 states without bans. Smoke-free ordinances provide a healthy indoor environment, but their implementation in six states had little or no immediate measurable effect on AMI mortality...
  18. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic studies of chrome and cancer mortality: a series of meta-analyses
    Philip Cole
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 43:225-31. 2005
    ..This series of meta-analyses indicates that chrome-six is a weak cause of lung cancer and is not a cause of any of the other seven forms of cancer evaluated...
  19. doi request reprint Evidence against a gateway from smokeless tobacco use to smoking
    Brad Rodu
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Louisville, 505 South Hancock Street, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:530-4. 2010
    ..It has been suggested that smokeless tobacco (ST) use by young people induces them to become smokers, but direct evidence is lacking...
  20. ncbi request reprint Seven year follow-up of smoking cessation with smokeless tobacco
    Ken Tilashalski
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0007, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 37:105-8. 2005
    ..Total follow-up for this group was 284 p-y, of which 26 (9%) were smoke-free. Although the study is small, the long-term success rate of this pilot trial compares favorably with other cessation studies...
  21. ncbi request reprint Snus and the risk of cancer of the mouth, lung, and pancreas
    Brad Rodu
    Lancet 370:1207-8; author reply 1208. 2007
  22. ncbi request reprint A deficient study of smokeless tobacco use and cancer
    Brad Rodu
    Int J Cancer 118:1585; author reply 1586-7. 2006
  23. ncbi request reprint The decline of smoking in northern Sweden
    Birgitta Stegmayr
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 33:321-4; discussion 243. 2005
    ..2% (CI 1.4-3.4%) by 2004. For the first time snus use is also associated with a decrease in smoking prevalence among women. These patterns of tobacco use have implications for all smoking-dominated societies...
  24. ncbi request reprint Smokeless tobacco as a smoking cessation strategy
    Brad Rodu
    Adv Nurse Pract 11:18; author reply 18. 2003
  25. ncbi request reprint Smokeless tobacco and periodontal disease
    Brad Rodu
    J Dent Res 84:1086-7; author reply 1086-7. 2005