R K Ross

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Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of hormone replacement therapy on breast cancer risk: estrogen versus estrogen plus progestin
    R K Ross
    University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9181, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 92:328-32. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of renal cell carcinoma subsequent to hysterectomy
    M Gago-Dominguez
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles 90033 0800, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 8:999-1003. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Tobacco use in relation to renal cell carcinoma
    J M Yuan
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles 90033 0800, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 7:429-33. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Gender- and smoking-related bladder cancer risk
    J E Castelao
    University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 9181, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 93:538-45. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Dietary heterocyclic amines and microsatellite instability in colon adenocarcinomas
    A H Wu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Department of Pathology, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1441 Eastlake Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0251, USA
    Carcinogenesis 22:1681-4. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Androgen metabolism and prostate cancer: establishing a model of genetic susceptibility
    R K Ross
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles 90033 0800, USA
    Cancer Res 58:4497-504. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of infection with hepatitis G virus in relation to hepatocellular carcinoma in Shanghai, China
    J M Yuan
    Dept of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033 0800, USA
    J Infect Dis 182:1300-3. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori infection and risk of gastric cancer in Shanghai, China: updated results based upon a locally developed and validated assay and further follow-up of the cohort
    J M Yuan
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles 90033 0800, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 8:621-4. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Use of oral contraceptives and risk of breast cancer in young women
    G Ursin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles 90033 0800, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 50:175-84. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint Use of permanent hair dyes and bladder-cancer risk
    M Gago-Dominguez
    Department of Preventive Medicine, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, M S 44, University of Southern California School of Medicine, 1441 Eastlake Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9176, USA
    Int J Cancer 91:575-9. 2001

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of hormone replacement therapy on breast cancer risk: estrogen versus estrogen plus progestin
    R K Ross
    University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9181, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 92:328-32. 2000
    ..Few data exist on the association between CHRT and breast cancer risk. We determined the effects of CHRT on a woman's risk of developing breast cancer in a population-based, case-control study...
  2. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of renal cell carcinoma subsequent to hysterectomy
    M Gago-Dominguez
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles 90033 0800, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 8:999-1003. 1999
    ..We conjecture that unintentional injury to the ureter during the surgical procedure, which results in renal cell damage and consequent renal cell proliferation, may be a cause of the increased cancer risk in hysterectomized women...
  3. ncbi request reprint Tobacco use in relation to renal cell carcinoma
    J M Yuan
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles 90033 0800, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 7:429-33. 1998
    ..Seventeen percent of RCC (21% in men and 11% in women) in Los Angeles, California can be attributed to cigarette smoking...
  4. ncbi request reprint Gender- and smoking-related bladder cancer risk
    J E Castelao
    University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 9181, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 93:538-45. 2001
    ..Because smokers are also at risk for bladder cancer, we investigated possible sex differences in the susceptibility to bladder cancer among smokers...
  5. ncbi request reprint Dietary heterocyclic amines and microsatellite instability in colon adenocarcinomas
    A H Wu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Department of Pathology, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1441 Eastlake Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0251, USA
    Carcinogenesis 22:1681-4. 2001
    ..These results provide a potential mechanism of linking HAA exposure and cigarette smoking to a specific subset of colon cancers...
  6. ncbi request reprint Androgen metabolism and prostate cancer: establishing a model of genetic susceptibility
    R K Ross
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles 90033 0800, USA
    Cancer Res 58:4497-504. 1998
    ..The model, when fully developed, can potentially provide a basis for targeting populations for screening interventions and/or preventive strategies aimed at the multigene products or at the genes themselves...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of infection with hepatitis G virus in relation to hepatocellular carcinoma in Shanghai, China
    J M Yuan
    Dept of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033 0800, USA
    J Infect Dis 182:1300-3. 2000
    ..3-2.9). No association between HGV RNA positivity and HCC risk was observed in either HBsAg-positive carriers or noncarriers. It is concluded that HGV infection plays no role in HCC development in this high-risk population...
  8. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori infection and risk of gastric cancer in Shanghai, China: updated results based upon a locally developed and validated assay and further follow-up of the cohort
    J M Yuan
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles 90033 0800, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 8:621-4. 1999
    ..Among subjects followed for 5 or more years after enrollment, the odds ratio for gastric cancer related to H. pylori seropositivity was 3.74 (95% confidence interval, 1.51-9.30)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Use of oral contraceptives and risk of breast cancer in young women
    G Ursin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles 90033 0800, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 50:175-84. 1998
    ..Analyses by stage, body weight, and family history yielded similar results. This study is consistent with a modest effect of early OC use on breast cancer risk in young women...
  10. ncbi request reprint Use of permanent hair dyes and bladder-cancer risk
    M Gago-Dominguez
    Department of Preventive Medicine, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, M S 44, University of Southern California School of Medicine, 1441 Eastlake Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9176, USA
    Int J Cancer 91:575-9. 2001
    ..Subjects who worked for 10 or more years as hairdressers or barbers experienced a 5-fold (95% CI = 1.3-19.2) increase in risk compared to individuals not exposed...
  11. pmc A pilot study of urinary estrogen metabolites (16alpha-OHE1 and 2-OHE1) in postmenopausal women with and without breast cancer
    G Ursin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles 90033 0800, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 105:601-5. 1997
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  12. ncbi request reprint Association of prostate cancer with vitamin D receptor haplotypes in African-Americans
    S A Ingles
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Cancer Res 58:1620-3. 1998
    ..An allelic variant that confers increased risk of advanced prostate cancer appears to be associated with the BsmI/poly(A) BL haplotype in African-Americans...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prediagnostic levels of serum beta-cryptoxanthin and retinol predict smoking-related lung cancer risk in Shanghai, China
    J M Yuan
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1441 Eastlake Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:767-73. 2001
    ..Low level of serum retinol (with a threshold effect) is associated with increased lung cancer risk in this oriental population...
  14. ncbi request reprint Progestins and menopause: epidemiological studies of risks of endometrial and breast cancer
    M C Pike
    USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1441 Eastlake Avenue, MS 44, Los Angeles, CA 90033 0800, USA
    Steroids 65:659-64. 2000
    ..625 mg/day of CE have been published. Both studies suggest that this approach may be satisfactory in that the extent of hyperplasia was minimal. More studies of this approach are urgently needed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Changing relationship between socioeconomic status and prostate cancer incidence
    L Liu
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, and USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 93:705-9. 2001
    ..We examined this relationship within the major racial/ethnic groups during the period 1972 through 1997, which spans the introduction of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing...
  16. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of hepatocellular carcinoma
    M C Yu
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles 90089 9176, USA
    Can J Gastroenterol 14:703-9. 2000
    ..In Canada and the United States, excessive alcohol intake, cigarette smoking and oral contraceptive use in women also are risk factors for HCC...
  17. ncbi request reprint Elevated mortality rates from circulatory disease in African American men and women of Los Angeles County, California--a possible genetic susceptibility?
    S O Henderson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Med Sci 320:18-23. 2000
    ..Such differences do not explain the excess mortality in African Americans compared with Hispanics in Los Angeles County. We suggest the existence of genetic factors to explain at least some of the differences in mortality risk...
  18. ncbi request reprint Family history and risk of renal cell carcinoma
    M Gago-Dominguez
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90033 0800, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:1001-4. 2001
    ..A FH of urinary tract cancers other than kidney cancer was not associated with RCC risk (OR, 0.7; 95% CI, 0.3-1.7). A FH of nonurinary tract cancers also was unrelated to RCC risk (OR, 1.1; 95% CI, 0.9-1.5)...
  19. pmc An overview of menopausal oestrogen-progestin hormone therapy and breast cancer risk
    S A Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, 1441 Eastlake Avenue, Topping Tower 4423, Los Angeles, CA 90033 0800, USA
    Br J Cancer 92:2049-58. 2005
    ..We observed no overall difference in risk for lobular vs ductal carcinoma but did observe a slightly higher risk for current vs past EPT use...
  20. ncbi request reprint Fish and shellfish consumption in relation to death from myocardial infarction among men in Shanghai, China
    J M Yuan
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033 0800, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 154:809-16. 2001
    ..79, 95% confidence interval: 0.69, 0.91). These prospective data suggest that eating fish and shellfish weekly reduces the risk of fatal myocardial infarction in middle-aged and older men in Shanghai, China...
  21. pmc Lifetime exercise activity and breast cancer risk among post-menopausal women
    C L Carpenter
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California School of Medicine, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, USA
    Br J Cancer 80:1852-8. 1999
    ..5 MET-hours per week) during the most recent 10 years (OR = 0.52; 95% CI 0.32-0.85). Strenuous exercise appears to reduce breast cancer risk among post-menopausal women who do not gain sizable amounts of weight during adulthood...
  22. pmc Breastfeeding history, pregnancy experience and risk of breast cancer
    S M Enger
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, School of Medicine, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Br J Cancer 76:118-23. 1997
    ..05-3.92). These results support a protective role of breastfeeding and an adverse role of nausea or vomiting during pregnancy in the development of premenopausal breast cancer, especially in the years immediately following pregnancy...
  23. pmc The effect of finasteride on the prostate gland in men with elevated serum prostate-specific antigen levels
    R J Cote
    Department of Pathology, University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Br J Cancer 78:413-8. 1998
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  24. ncbi request reprint Mismatch repair deficiency and CpG island hypermethylation in sporadic colon adenocarcinomas
    Z Xiong
    Departments of Surgery, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90089-9176, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:799-803. 2001
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  25. ncbi request reprint Phenobarbital use and bladder cancer risk
    J E Castelao
    Department of Preventive Medicine, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9175, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:659-64. 2003
    ..It was proposed that PB use protects against bladder cancer by inducing enzymes that participate in the detoxification of human bladder carcinogens, such as the aminobiphenyls and naphthylamines, which are found in cigarette smoke...
  26. pmc Alcohol, tobacco and breast cancer--collaborative reanalysis of individual data from 53 epidemiological studies, including 58,515 women with breast cancer and 95,067 women without the disease
    N Hamajima
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, Gibson Building, Radcliffe Infirmary, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HE, UK
    Br J Cancer 87:1234-45. 2002
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  27. pmc IGF-1, IGF-2 and IGFBP-3 in prediagnostic serum: association with colorectal cancer in a cohort of Chinese men in Shanghai
    N M Probst Hensch
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Steinengraben 49, Basel, 4051, Switzerland
    Br J Cancer 85:1695-9. 2001
    ..67-4.50; 2-sided P for trend = 0.0008) and 2.85 (95% Cl = 1.69-4.81; 2-sided P for trend = 0.01), respectively. Our data thus suggest that circulating IGF-2 and IGFBP-3 can serve as early indicators of impending colorectal cancer...
  28. ncbi request reprint Low frequency of p53 gene mutations in breast cancers of Japanese-American women
    C H Buzin
    Division of Molecular Medicine, City of Hope Beckman Research Institute and National Medical Center, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Nutr Cancer 39:72-7. 2001
    ..The increased incidence of breast cancer in Japanese-American women is likely to be multifactorial in nature and warrants further studies...
  29. ncbi request reprint Isothiocyanates, glutathione S-transferase M1 and T1 polymorphisms, and lung-cancer risk: a prospective study of men in Shanghai, China
    S J London
    USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Lancet 356:724-9. 2000
    ..INTERPRETATION: Isothiocyanates appeared to reduce lung-cancer risk in this cohort of Chinese men. Reduction in risk was strongest among persons genetically deficient in enzymes that rapidly eliminate these chemopreventive compounds...
  30. ncbi request reprint CYP1A1 I462V genetic polymorphism and lung cancer risk in a cohort of men in Shanghai, China
    S J London
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 9:987-91. 2000
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  31. ncbi request reprint Association of mis-sense substitution in SRD5A2 gene with prostate cancer in African-American and Hispanic men in Los Angeles, USA
    N M Makridakis
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Institute for Genetic Medicine, University of Southern California School of Medicine, 90033, USA
    Lancet 354:975-8. 1999
    ..It is an androgen-dependent cancer, and androgens have been proposed as having a substantial role in predisposition to the disease. Thus, variations in androgen metabolism genes may affect risk of this disease...
  32. ncbi request reprint Body weight and mortality: a prospective evaluation in a cohort of middle-aged men in Shanghai, China
    J M Yuan
    Department of Preventive Medicine, USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033-0800, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 27:824-32. 1998
    ..The increased total mortality in overweight men is largely due to cardio- and cerebro-vascular diseases while the elevated risk of death in underweight men is attributed primarily to causes of an infectious nature...
  33. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of dietary and other predictors of fatal stroke in Shanghai, China
    R K Ross
    University of Southern California/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Circulation 96:50-5. 1997
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Our data demonstrate that hypertension is by far the most important contributor to stroke mortality in Shanghai and that among dietary factors, only alcohol consumption shows any evidence whatsoever of being a risk factor...
  34. ncbi request reprint Morbidity and mortality in relation to cigarette smoking in Shanghai, China. A prospective male cohort study
    J M Yuan
    Shanghai, Cancer Institute, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
    JAMA 275:1646-50. 1996
    ..CONCLUSIONS--Cigarette smoking is an important predictor of risk of cancer and mortality in men in Shanghai. Among the study subjects, 36% of all cases of cancer and 21% of all deaths could be attributed to cigarette smoking...
  35. ncbi request reprint A follow-up study of urinary markers of aflatoxin exposure and liver cancer risk in Shanghai, People's Republic of China
    G S Qian
    Shanghai Cancer Institute, People's Republic of China
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 3:3-10. 1994
    ..59-16.0 ng/ml. The range of aflatoxin M1 in the urine was 0.17-5.2 ng/ml. The aflatoxin-N7-guanine adduct range was 0.3-1.81 ng/ml in the 49 positive samples.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..