AMR SOLIMAN

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Epidemiologic profile of pediatric brain tumors in Morocco
    Mehdi Karkouri
    Department of Pathology, centre hospitalier universitaire Ibn Rochd, 24 rue Jalal Eddine Essayouti, MA20100 Casablanca, Morocco
    Childs Nerv Syst 26:1021-7. 2010
  2. pmc Healthcare access and mammography screening in Michigan: a multilevel cross-sectional study
    Tomi F Akinyemiju
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Int J Equity Health 11:16. 2012
  3. pmc Urinary bisphenol A concentrations in girls from rural and urban Egypt: a pilot study
    Muna S Nahar
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Environ Health 11:20. 2012
  4. pmc Exposure to phthalates among premenstrual girls from rural and urban Gharbiah, Egypt: a pilot exposure assessment study
    Justin A Colacino
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Environ Health 10:40. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Research training of students in minority and international settings: lessons learned from cancer epidemiology education in special populations
    Amr S Soliman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 109 Observatory St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Cancer Educ 25:263-9. 2010
  6. pmc Lifestyle, occupational, and reproductive factors and risk of colorectal cancer
    An Chi Lo
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 53:830-7. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Differences in K-ras and p53 gene mutations among pancreatic adenocarcinomas associated with regional environmental pollution
    Amr S Soliman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 109 Observatory Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Carcinogenesis 28:1794-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic cancer mortality in Egypt: comparison to the United States pancreatic cancer mortality rates
    Amr S Soliman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 30:473-9. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Differing molecular pathology of pancreatic adenocarcinoma in Egyptian and United States patients
    Amr S Soliman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:1455-61. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Geographical clustering of pancreatic cancers in the Northeast Nile Delta region of Egypt
    A S Soliman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 51:142-8. 2006

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Publications33

  1. doi request reprint Epidemiologic profile of pediatric brain tumors in Morocco
    Mehdi Karkouri
    Department of Pathology, centre hospitalier universitaire Ibn Rochd, 24 rue Jalal Eddine Essayouti, MA20100 Casablanca, Morocco
    Childs Nerv Syst 26:1021-7. 2010
    ..However, little is known about the profile of pediatric brain tumors in Africa. The purpose of this study was to further elaborate the epidemiological profile of pediatric brain tumors in Africa, specifically Morocco...
  2. pmc Healthcare access and mammography screening in Michigan: a multilevel cross-sectional study
    Tomi F Akinyemiju
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Int J Equity Health 11:16. 2012
    ..Breast cancer screening rates have increased over time in the United States. However actual screening rates appear to be lower among black women compared with white women...
  3. pmc Urinary bisphenol A concentrations in girls from rural and urban Egypt: a pilot study
    Muna S Nahar
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Environ Health 11:20. 2012
    ..In this pilot study, we evaluate BPA exposure and assess likely pathways of exposure among girls from urban and rural Egypt...
  4. pmc Exposure to phthalates among premenstrual girls from rural and urban Gharbiah, Egypt: a pilot exposure assessment study
    Justin A Colacino
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Environ Health 10:40. 2011
    ..The exposure to phthalates in premenstrual Egyptian females remains unknown. The objective of this study was to characterize phthalate exposure of a potentially vulnerable population of premenstrual girls from urban and rural Egypt...
  5. doi request reprint Research training of students in minority and international settings: lessons learned from cancer epidemiology education in special populations
    Amr S Soliman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 109 Observatory St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Cancer Educ 25:263-9. 2010
    ..Evaluation-guided future plans for the program include implementing faculty development to further enhance the program outcomes...
  6. pmc Lifestyle, occupational, and reproductive factors and risk of colorectal cancer
    An Chi Lo
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 53:830-7. 2010
    ..Lifestyle factors and environmental exposures might help explain the risk of colorectal carcinoma in countries where the incidence is low, but unique patterns of young onset and a high proportion of rectal cancer exist...
  7. ncbi request reprint Differences in K-ras and p53 gene mutations among pancreatic adenocarcinomas associated with regional environmental pollution
    Amr S Soliman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 109 Observatory Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Carcinogenesis 28:1794-9. 2007
    ..Variations in genetic mutations in pancreatic carcinoma between different geographical regions have not been studied extensively, especially in developing countries where pancreatic cancer is relatively rare...
  8. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic cancer mortality in Egypt: comparison to the United States pancreatic cancer mortality rates
    Amr S Soliman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 30:473-9. 2006
    ..Because of availability of reliable mortality registration in Egypt, we used the national mortality data to estimate pancreatic cancer mortality in 2765 deaths from 2000 to 2004, and to gain insights into the disease incidence...
  9. ncbi request reprint Differing molecular pathology of pancreatic adenocarcinoma in Egyptian and United States patients
    Amr S Soliman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:1455-61. 2006
    ..Our study identifies that there are differences in the types of mutations found in tumors from pancreatic carcinoma patients in Egypt and the US, and suggests that environmental factors may explain these differences...
  10. ncbi request reprint Geographical clustering of pancreatic cancers in the Northeast Nile Delta region of Egypt
    A S Soliman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 51:142-8. 2006
    ..Our data also warrant future studies of the association between water pollution and pancreatic cancer in the region...
  11. doi request reprint Career development needs assessment in cancer prevention and control: focus on research in minority and international settings
    Amr S Soliman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Cancer Educ 26:409-19. 2011
    ..This study offers encouraging evidence of interest which focused in extramural education to augment skills facilitating cancer-related research in special populations...
  12. ncbi request reprint High levels of oxidative DNA damage in lymphocyte DNA of premenopausal breast cancer patients from Egypt
    Amr S Soliman
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Int J Environ Health Res 14:121-34. 2004
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  13. doi request reprint HPV types and variants among cervical cancer tumors in three regions of Tunisia
    Keris Krennhrubec
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    J Med Virol 83:651-7. 2011
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  14. pmc Urban-rural differences in breast cancer incidence in Egypt (1999-2006)
    Subhojit Dey
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 109 Observatory Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Breast 19:417-23. 2010
    ..To describe urban-rural differences in breast cancer incidence in Gharbiah, Egypt and to investigate if these differences could be explained by known risk factors of breast cancer...
  15. ncbi request reprint Serum organochlorine levels and history of lactation in Egypt
    Amr S Soliman
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Box 189 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Environ Res 92:110-7. 2003
    ..Organochlorine serum level was not a risk factor of breast cancer in this population...
  16. pmc Analysis of RhoC expression and lymphovascular emboli in inflammatory vs non-inflammatory breast cancers in Egyptian patients
    An Chi Lo
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Breast 18:55-9. 2009
    ..Future studies should focus on relating epidemiologic factors to molecular features of IBC in this population...
  17. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle, occupational, and reproductive factors in relation to pancreatic cancer risk
    An Chi Lo
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Pancreas 35:120-9. 2007
    ..This study examined the epidemiology of pancreatic cancer in Egypt...
  18. doi request reprint Risk factors according to estrogen receptor status of breast cancer patients in Trivandrum, South India
    Subhojit Dey
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Int J Cancer 125:1663-70. 2009
    ..The findings of our study are significant in further understanding the relationship of ER status and risk factors of breast cancer in the context of the Indian subcontinent...
  19. doi request reprint Concordance of DNA methylation pattern in plasma and tumor DNA of Egyptian hepatocellular carcinoma patients
    Priyanka Iyer
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, 109 Observatory Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Exp Mol Pathol 88:107-11. 2010
    ..Future studies on a larger sample size should investigate methylation profile in populations with higher rates of HBV, HCV, and other risk factors...
  20. pmc Incidence analyses of bladder cancer in the Nile delta region of Egypt
    Stacey A Fedewa
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 33:176-81. 2009
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  21. pmc Urban-rural differences in breast cancer incidence by hormone receptor status across 6 years in Egypt
    Subhojit Dey
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 109 Observatory Street, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 120:149-60. 2010
    ..ER-incidence rate was 2-3 times (IRR = 1.86, 95% CI = 2.38, 1.45) higher in urban areas than in rural areas. Our findings indicate that urban women may probably have a higher exposure to xenoestrogens...
  22. doi request reprint Tribal linkage and race data quality for American Indians in a state cancer registry
    Jennifer C Johnson
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:549-54. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the efficiency of tribal linkages in enhancing the quality of racial information in state cancer registries...
  23. pmc Molecular epidemiologic features of inflammatory breast cancer: a comparison between Egyptian and US patients
    An Chi Lo
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 109 Observatory Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 112:141-7. 2008
    ..A higher frequency of IBC and a more aggressive IBC phenotype was reported in Egypt than in the United States. This difference in disease frequency and presentation might be related to molecular epidemiologic factors...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cancer education in medical, nursing, and pharmacy schools in Egypt: features applicable to other countries
    Amr S Soliman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Cancer Educ 18:12-4. 2003
    ..The medical and health-related educational system in Egypt has many limitations, but it has the structure and inherent ability to achieve cancer education goals...
  25. ncbi request reprint Knowledge gained after a brief CME module on breast cancer diagnosis
    Namrata M Shah
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, MI 48109, USA
    J Cancer Educ 21:169-74. 2006
    ..In developing countries, continuing medical education (CME) is lacking and physicians' knowledge of cancer control may also be lacking...
  26. doi request reprint Cancer in the global health era: opportunities for the Middle East and Asia
    Subhojit Dey
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Asia Pac J Public Health 22:75S-82S. 2010
    ..International collaborations are an essential step in facilitating this process, because it can improve cancer registries, create robust infrastructure, improve skills of personnel and lead to effective cancer control and prevention...
  27. doi request reprint Xenoestrogens may be the cause of high and increasing rates of hormone receptor positive breast cancer in the world
    Subhojit Dey
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 109 Observatory Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Med Hypotheses 72:652-6. 2009
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  28. ncbi request reprint Unusually high rate of young-onset pancreatic cancer in the East Nile Delta region of Egypt
    Amr S Soliman
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Gastrointest Cancer 32:143-51. 2002
    ..In Egypt, the disease has traditionally been considered rare, and there has not been a previous publication on its population-based incidence or age distribution...
  29. ncbi request reprint Androgen profiles among Egyptian adults considering liver status
    Cristina E Aguilar
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:e137-45. 2008
    ..We aimed to evaluate liver diseases and sex steroid hormones in Egypt, which has the highest prevalence of HCV worldwide...
  30. doi request reprint The changing patterns of bladder cancer in Egypt over the past 26 years
    Ashley S Felix
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 109 S Observatory, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:421-9. 2008
    ..To evaluate temporal changes in histopathological types of bladder cancer and to assess associated changes in demographic, epidemiologic, and lifestyle risk factors...
  31. doi request reprint Factors associated with breast cancer screening in Asian Indian women in metro-Detroit
    Fatema I Boxwala
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 109 Observatory St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:534-43. 2010
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  32. pmc Serum cadmium levels in pancreatic cancer patients from the East Nile Delta region of Egypt
    Alison M Kriegel
    Department of Biochemistry, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:113-9. 2006
    ..Epidemiologic studies have suggested that cadmium, a prevalent pollutant in the northeast Nile Delta region, plays a role in the development of pancreatic cancer...
  33. ncbi request reprint Differing DNA methylation patterns and gene mutation frequencies in colorectal carcinomas from Middle Eastern countries
    Annie O Chan
    Department of Pathology, Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 11:8281-7. 2005
    ..International differences in molecular pathology have not been studied extensively but have implications for the management of patients in different countries and of immigrant patients...

Research Grants6

  1. Biomarkers of Heavy Metal Exposure Related to Pancreatic Cancer Genetic Mutations
    AMR SOLIMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results from this study will provide clues about the etiology of pancreatic cancer. ..
  2. Cadmium, K-ras, and Pancreatic Cancer in Egypt
    AMR SOLIMAN; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This study may define the role of cadmium in the etiology of pancreatic cancer and may set the stage for future studies on gene-environmental interactions in the epidemiology of pancreatic cancer. ..
  3. Epidemiology of Colon Cancer in a Special Population
    AMR SOLIMAN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Together, the training in these three areas will provide the skills and experience necessary for an independent career as a molecular and genetic epidemiologist interested in colorectal cancer. ..
  4. Molecular Characterization of Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    AMR SOLIMAN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..With the large number of patients included in this study from Egypt and the U.S., we may be able develop a better idea about molecular pathways and prognostic factors in IBC pathogenesis. ..
  5. Cancer Epidemiology Education in Special Populations
    AMR SOLIMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We plan to disseminate the program through partnerships with U.S.-based epidemiology programs that have the potential and interest in adopting our program. We plan dissemination workshops to implement these partnerships. ..