Carol Sweeney

Summary

Affiliation: University of Utah
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Oral, injected and implanted contraceptives and breast cancer risk among U.S. Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women
    Carol Sweeney
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Int J Cancer 121:2517-23. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Recruiting Hispanic women for a population-based study: validity of surname search and characteristics of nonparticipants
    Carol Sweeney
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1210-9. 2007
  3. pmc Reproductive history in relation to breast cancer risk among Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women
    Carol Sweeney
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Utah, 30 N 1900 E, AC230, Salt Lake City, Utah 841032, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:391-401. 2008
  4. pmc Oncogenetic tree model of somatic mutations and DNA methylation in colon tumors
    Carol Sweeney
    Health Sciences Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Genes Chromosomes Cancer 48:1-9. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Genetic admixture among Hispanics and candidate gene polymorphisms: potential for confounding in a breast cancer study?
    Carol Sweeney
    Department of Internal Medicine Health Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:142-50. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint PPARgamma and colon and rectal cancer: associations with specific tumor mutations, aspirin, ibuprofen and insulin-related genes (United States)
    Martha L Slattery
    Health Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, 84108, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:239-49. 2006
  7. pmc Physical activity and breast cancer risk among women in the southwestern United States
    Martha L Slattery
    Department of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84117, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:342-53. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint IL6, aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and breast cancer risk in women living in the southwestern United States
    Martha L Slattery
    Health Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84117, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:747-55. 2007
  9. pmc Modifying effects of IL-6 polymorphisms on body size-associated breast cancer risk
    Martha L Slattery
    Department of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:339-47. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic, anthropometric, and lifestyle factors associated with IGF-1 and IGFBP-3 levels in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women
    M L Slattery
    Health Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84117, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:1147-57. 2005

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Publications62

  1. ncbi request reprint Oral, injected and implanted contraceptives and breast cancer risk among U.S. Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women
    Carol Sweeney
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Int J Cancer 121:2517-23. 2007
    ..Based on a small number of users of contraceptive implants, a significantly increased breast cancer risk was observed; continued surveillance of implant users may be warranted...
  2. ncbi request reprint Recruiting Hispanic women for a population-based study: validity of surname search and characteristics of nonparticipants
    Carol Sweeney
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1210-9. 2007
    ..Recruitment of Hispanic cases and controls does not appear to be affected by selection bias related to community characteristics...
  3. pmc Reproductive history in relation to breast cancer risk among Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women
    Carol Sweeney
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Utah, 30 N 1900 E, AC230, Salt Lake City, Utah 841032, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:391-401. 2008
    ..To evaluate reproductive history risk factors in breast cancer among Hispanic (HISP) women in the U.S. southwest, a population with approximately 33% lower breast cancer incidence than non-Hispanic whites (NHW)...
  4. pmc Oncogenetic tree model of somatic mutations and DNA methylation in colon tumors
    Carol Sweeney
    Health Sciences Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Genes Chromosomes Cancer 48:1-9. 2009
    ..The oncogenetic tree model assumptions are appropriate for the observed heterogeneity of colon tumors, and the model produces a useful visual schematic of the sequence of events in pathways of colon carcinogenesis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Genetic admixture among Hispanics and candidate gene polymorphisms: potential for confounding in a breast cancer study?
    Carol Sweeney
    Department of Internal Medicine Health Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:142-50. 2007
    ..CRRs from simulated scenarios indicated that appreciable confounding by admixture would occur only when within-group candidate SNP allele frequency differences are much larger than any that we observed...
  6. ncbi request reprint PPARgamma and colon and rectal cancer: associations with specific tumor mutations, aspirin, ibuprofen and insulin-related genes (United States)
    Martha L Slattery
    Health Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, 84108, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:239-49. 2006
    ..These data suggest that PPARgamma may be associated with many aspects of colorectal cancer including insulin- and inflammation-related mechanisms...
  7. pmc Physical activity and breast cancer risk among women in the southwestern United States
    Martha L Slattery
    Department of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84117, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:342-53. 2007
    ..01), while among postmenopausal HAI women, physical activity interacted with body mass index (p value, 0.04). These data suggest that physical activity is important in reducing risk of breast cancer in both NHW and HAI women...
  8. ncbi request reprint IL6, aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and breast cancer risk in women living in the southwestern United States
    Martha L Slattery
    Health Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84117, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:747-55. 2007
    ..04 (for Hispanic/Native American) and SNP rs1800796 or -572G>C]. These data suggest that IL6 is associated with breast cancer risk and modifies the association between estrogen and aspirin and breast cancer risk...
  9. pmc Modifying effects of IL-6 polymorphisms on body size-associated breast cancer risk
    Martha L Slattery
    Department of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:339-47. 2008
    ..The association between obesity and breast cancer risk is complex. We examined whether the association between body size and breast cancer risk is modified by interleukin-6 (IL6) genotype...
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic, anthropometric, and lifestyle factors associated with IGF-1 and IGFBP-3 levels in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women
    M L Slattery
    Health Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84117, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:1147-57. 2005
    ..These differences could be due to the combined effects of genetic and behavioral factors which could account for ethnic differences in the risk of breast cancer and other chronic diseases...
  11. ncbi request reprint Interactions of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor {gamma} and diet in etiology of colorectal cancer
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Health Research Center, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Suite A, 375 Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1224-9. 2005
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  12. pmc The MLH1 -93 G>A promoter polymorphism and genetic and epigenetic alterations in colon cancer
    Wade S Samowitz
    Department of Pathology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Genes Chromosomes Cancer 47:835-44. 2008
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  13. pmc A comparison of colon and rectal somatic DNA alterations
    Martha L Slattery
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:1304-11. 2009
    ..Differences in acquired mutations in colon and rectal tumors may account for differences in risk factors. In this study, we examined similarities and differences in somatic alterations in colon and rectal tumors...
  14. ncbi request reprint ESR1, AR, body size, and breast cancer risk in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women living in the Southwestern United States
    Martha L Slattery
    Health Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84117, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 105:327-35. 2007
    ..02 and <0.01 respectively). These results suggest differences in risk factors for NHW and Hispanic women. However, they provide only minor support for the role of the AR and ESR1 gene in the etiology of breast cancer...
  15. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms, dietary promotion of insulin resistance, and colon and rectal cancer
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Health Research Center, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Nutr Cancer 55:35-43. 2006
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  16. pmc Active and passive smoking, IL6, ESR1, and breast cancer risk
    Martha L Slattery
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84117, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 109:101-11. 2008
    ..01). These data suggest that breast cancer risk is associated with active and passive smoking...
  17. ncbi request reprint Diet and lifestyle factor associations with CpG island methylator phenotype and BRAF mutations in colon cancer
    Martha L Slattery
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Int J Cancer 120:656-63. 2007
    ..Our data suggest multiple pathways to colon cancer. They do not support a unique role for dietary folate, alcohol, vitamins B(6) and B(12) and methionine in a CpG island methylator phenotype...
  18. ncbi request reprint Diet composition and risk of overweight and obesity in women living in the southwestern United States
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1311-21. 2007
    ..We assessed the association of dietary patterns and macronutrient composition with overweight and obesity in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women...
  19. doi request reprint Macronutrient composition influence on breast cancer risk in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women: the 4-Corners Breast Cancer Study
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108, USA
    Nutr Cancer 63:185-95. 2011
    ..Associations of the macronutrients carbohydrate and fat with breast cancer risk were attenuated among postmenopausal obese women...
  20. pmc Diet patterns and breast cancer risk in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women: the Four-Corners Breast Cancer Study
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, Provo, UT, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:978-84. 2008
    ..There is a lower incidence of breast cancer among Hispanic women than among non-Hispanic white women. Little is known about the role of diet in this difference...
  21. pmc CDX2 VDR polymorphism and colorectal cancer
    Martha L Slattery
    Department of Medicine, University of Utah, 375 Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2752-5. 2007
    ..71; 95% CI, 0.52-0.97) but not colon cancer. These data suggest that haplotype analysis that encompasses different domains of the VDR gene might further our understanding of associations between the VDR gene and colon and rectal cancer...
  22. ncbi request reprint Associations between vitamin D, vitamin D receptor gene and the androgen receptor gene with colon and rectal cancer
    Martha L Slattery
    University of Utah, Health Research Center, Salt Lake City, USA
    Int J Cancer 118:3140-6. 2006
    ..05) relative to men with fewer than 23 CAG repeats of the AR gene. These data provide support for the role of vitamin D and sunshine exposure in the etiology of colorectal cancer and suggest that AR gene may modulate the association...
  23. pmc Dietary intake of folate and co-factors in folate metabolism, MTHFR polymorphisms, and reduced rectal cancer
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Health Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:153-63. 2007
    ..Folate intake, low methyl donor status, and MTHFR polymorphisms may play independent roles in the etiology of rectal cancer...
  24. ncbi request reprint Interactions between CYP2C9 and UGT1A6 polymorphisms and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in colorectal cancer prevention
    Wade S Samowitz
    Department of Pathology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:894-901. 2006
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  25. ncbi request reprint Associations between ERalpha, ERbeta, and AR genotypes and colon and rectal cancer
    Martha L Slattery
    Health Research Center, School of Medicine, University of Utah, 375 Chipeta Way, Suite A, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2936-42. 2005
    ..71; 95% CI, 2.89-15.6). Our results suggest that the ERbeta gene is more important than ERalpha in the etiology of colorectal cancer...
  26. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor pathway polymorphisms associated with body size in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women
    Carol Sweeney
    Health Research Center, Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Suite A, 375 Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1802-9. 2005
    ..These results provide evidence that IGF pathway polymorphisms have functional effects on growth and central obesity and indicate that genotype-phenotype relationships are ethnic specific...
  27. ncbi request reprint The CYP1A1 genotype may alter the association of meat consumption patterns and preparation with the risk of colorectal cancer in men and women
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Health Research Center, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
    J Nutr 135:179-86. 2005
    ..Genetic susceptibility may modify the associations of some meat or meat preparation factors with the risk of colorectal cancer...
  28. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a large, population-based sample supports a CpG island methylator phenotype in colon cancer
    Wade S Samowitz
    Department of Pathology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Gastroenterology 129:837-45. 2005
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  29. ncbi request reprint Body size, weight change, fat distribution and breast cancer risk in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women
    Martha L Slattery
    Health Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84117, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 102:85-101. 2007
    ..The incidence of breast cancer varies among women living in the Southwestern part of the US. We evaluate how body size influences breast cancer risk among these women...
  30. ncbi request reprint Haplotype analysis of common vitamin D receptor variants and colon and rectal cancers
    Carol Sweeney
    Health Research Center, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, 84108, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:744-9. 2006
    ..In this analysis, haplotypes of the VDR influenced risk of colon cancer, but haplotype variables had only slightly better ability to explain case-control differences than genotype variables...
  31. ncbi request reprint PPARgamma, energy balance, and associations with colon and rectal cancer
    Martha L Slattery
    Health Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84108, USA
    Nutr Cancer 51:155-61. 2005
    ..These data do not support the hypothesis that the P12A PPARgamma polymorphism is associated with colon or rectal cancer through regulation of energy balance...
  32. ncbi request reprint Associations between apoE genotype and colon and rectal cancer
    Martha L Slattery
    Health Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Carcinogenesis 26:1422-9. 2005
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  33. pmc Factors associated with response to a follow-up postal questionnaire in a cohort of American Indians
    Sandra L Edwards
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Utah, 295 Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Prev Med 48:596-9. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to collect pilot data on response rates to a follow-up postal questionnaire in a cohort of American Indians living in the Southwestern United States. We tested the effect of questionnaire length on response...
  34. ncbi request reprint Association of smoking, CpG island methylator phenotype, and V600E BRAF mutations in colon cancer
    Wade S Samowitz
    Department of Pathology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1731-8. 2006
    ..We investigated whether the association between smoking and all colon cancers could be explained through induction of CIMP and/or BRAF mutations...
  35. ncbi request reprint Physical activity patterns and obesity in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women
    Martha L Slattery
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:33-41. 2006
    ..In this paper, we describe physical activity patterns of Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women living in the southwestern United States and the effects of these patterns on obesity...
  36. ncbi request reprint APC mutations and other genetic and epigenetic changes in colon cancer
    Wade S Samowitz
    Department of Pathology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Mol Cancer Res 5:165-70. 2007
    ..The relationships of APC mutations to other genetic and epigenetic alterations add to the already impressive genetic heterogeneity of colon cancer...
  37. ncbi request reprint Glutathione S-transferase M1, T1, and P1 polymorphisms and survival among lung cancer patients
    Carol Sweeney
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:527-33. 2003
    ..Future studies of lung cancer survival should take into account GSTM1 genotype as well as investigate underlying mechanisms...
  38. ncbi request reprint Meat consumption patterns and preparation, genetic variants of metabolic enzymes, and their association with rectal cancer in men and women
    Maureen A Murtaugh
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
    J Nutr 134:776-84. 2004
    ..These data suggest that mutagens such as HCA that form when meat is cooked may be culpable substances in rectal cancer risk, not red meat itself...
  39. ncbi request reprint Functional limitations in elderly female cancer survivors
    Carol Sweeney
    Health Research Center, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:521-9. 2006
    ..The elderly population, including many who are long-term cancer survivors, is increasing. Aspects of quality of life in elderly cancer survivors are not well understood...
  40. ncbi request reprint Prepregnancy exposure to cigarette smoking and subsequent risk of postmenopausal breast cancer
    Janet E Olson
    Division of Epidemiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 80:1423-8. 2005
    ..To examine the association of cigarette smoking before first pregnancy with risk of postmenopausal breast cancer in a large population-based cohort...
  41. doi request reprint Lobulitis in nonneoplastic breast tissue from breast cancer patients: association with phenotypes that are common in hereditary breast cancer
    H Evin Gulbahce
    University of Utah, Department of Pathology, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 Electronic address
    Hum Pathol 45:78-84. 2014
    ..Lobulitis in nonneoplastic breast tissue, away from tumor, is associated with clinicopathologic features more commonly seen in hereditary breast cancer. ..
  42. ncbi request reprint The intersection of cancer and aging: establishing the need for breast cancer rehabilitation
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 921 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:866-72. 2007
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  43. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for breast cancer in elderly women
    Carol Sweeney
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:868-75. 2004
    ..67, 95% CI: 0.51, 0.88 for five or more births compared with one or two). Obesity, a modifiable risk factor, remained positively associated with breast cancer for all age groups of postmenopausal women...
  44. ncbi request reprint Poor survival associated with the BRAF V600E mutation in microsatellite-stable colon cancers
    Wade S Samowitz
    Department of Pathology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City 84132, USA
    Cancer Res 65:6063-9. 2005
    ....
  45. doi request reprint Significance of GATA-3 expression in outcomes of patients with breast cancer who received systemic chemotherapy and/or hormonal therapy and clinicopathologic features of GATA-3-positive tumors
    H Evin Gulbahce
    Department of Pathology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT Electronic address
    Hum Pathol 44:2427-31. 2013
    ..Although there was no difference in OS and BCS between GATA-3-positive and GATA-3-negative groups, there was an adverse effect of GATA-3 expression in the ER-negative subgroup of patients who received systemic therapy. ..
  46. doi request reprint Chronic eczematous eruptions in the aging: further support for an association with exposure to calcium channel blockers
    Erika M Summers
    Department of Dermatology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    JAMA Dermatol 149:814-8. 2013
    ..When a drug-induced cutaneous eruption is suspected, identifying the responsible drug(s) is a complex clinical challenge...
  47. ncbi request reprint Association between a glutathione S-transferase A1 promoter polymorphism and survival after breast cancer treatment
    Carol Sweeney
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Int J Cancer 103:810-4. 2003
    ..Further studies should consider the possible association between the novel GSTA1*B variant and outcomes of cancer therapy...
  48. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of dietary, medical and lifestyle risk factors for incident kidney cancer in postmenopausal women
    Kristin K Nicodemus
    Division of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Cancer 108:115-21. 2004
    ..Potential risk factors that warrant further exploration were low intake of alcohol and vitamin E, higher intake of vitamin C, nulli- or multiparity and use of copper supplements...
  49. doi request reprint Comparison of compliance for colorectal cancer screening and surveillance by colonoscopy based on risk
    David P Taylor
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Utah, School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 5750, USA
    Genet Med 13:737-43. 2011
    ..To compare colonoscopy screening/surveillance rates by level of risk for colorectal cancer based on age, personal history of adenomatous polyps or colorectal cancer, or family history of colorectal cancer...
  50. ncbi request reprint Diabetes as a risk factor for death following endometrial cancer
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 94:740-5. 2004
    ..To determine whether several personal or lifestyle risk factors for the occurrence of endometrial cancer are also risk factors for death following endometrial cancer...
  51. ncbi request reprint Intrinsic Subtypes from the PAM50 Gene Expression Assay in a Population-Based Breast Cancer Survivor Cohort: Prognostication of Short- and Long-term Outcomes
    Bette J Caan
    Authors Affiliations Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, California Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Epidemiology Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah and The Associated Regional and University Pathologist Institute for Clinical and Experimental Pathology, Salt Lake City, Utah
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:725-34. 2014
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  52. ncbi request reprint Novel markers of susceptibility to carcinogens in diet: associations with colorectal cancer
    Carol Sweeney
    Division of Molecular Epidemiology, National Center for Toxicological Research, Food and Drug Administration, Jefferson, AR 72079, USA
    Toxicology 181:83-7. 2002
    ..001). GSTA1 genotype and CYP2A6 phenotype should be evaluated as markers of susceptibility to dietary carcinogens in future studies...
  53. ncbi request reprint NSAID use and survival after breast cancer diagnosis in post-menopausal women
    Cindy K Blair
    University of Minnesota Cancer Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 101:191-7. 2007
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  54. ncbi request reprint Association between sulfotransferase 1A1 genotype and survival of breast cancer patients receiving tamoxifen therapy
    Susan Nowell
    S Nowell, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:1635-40. 2002
    ..We investigated the hypothesis that that high sulfation activity would increase the elimination of 4-OH TAM by examining whether the presence of this polymorphism affects the efficacy of tamoxifen therapy...
  55. ncbi request reprint Common genetic polymorphisms in the 5'-flanking region of the SULT1A1 gene: haplotypes and their association with platelet enzymatic activity
    Baitang Ning
    Division of Pharmacogenomics and Molecular Epidemiology, National Center for Toxicological Research, Jefferson, Arizona, USA
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 15:465-73. 2005
    ..These studies indicate that variation in the promoter region of the SULT1A1 gene exerts a significant influence on enzymatic activity...
  56. ncbi request reprint Re: A prospective study of pigmentation, sun exposure, and risk of cutaneous malignant melanoma in women
    DeAnn Lazovich
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:335; author reply 337-8. 2004
  57. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and breast cancer incidence in middle-aged women: a prospective cohort study
    Amy J Mertens
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 97:209-14. 2006
    ..31 (95% CI=0.87-1.96) for the sport index and 0.87 (95% CI=0.61-1.24) for the work index. Our findings do not corroborate the majority of previous reports, which implicated physical inactivity as a risk factor for breast cancer...
  58. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in genes related to oxidative stress (MPO, MnSOD, CAT) and survival after treatment for breast cancer
    Christine B Ambrosone
    Department of Epidemiology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Cancer Res 65:1105-11. 2005
    ..33; 95% confidence interval, 0.13-0.80; P = 0.01). These data indicate that gene variants that impact oxidative stress modify prognosis after treatment for breast cancer...
  59. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of indoor tanning use in Minnesota, 2002
    DeAnn Lazovich
    Arch Dermatol 141:523-4. 2005
  60. ncbi request reprint CYP2A6 activity determined by caffeine phenotyping: association with colorectal cancer risk
    Susan Nowell
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:377-83. 2002
    ..001). CYP2A6 phenotype has not been compared previously between cancer cases and controls. We found a strong relationship between CYP2A6 activity, measured by urinary caffeine metabolite ratio, and colorectal cancer risk...
  61. ncbi request reprint Association of genetic variation in tamoxifen-metabolizing enzymes with overall survival and recurrence of disease in breast cancer patients
    Susan A Nowell
    Department of Epidemiology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 91:249-58. 2005
    ..These studies indicate that genetic variation in Phase II conjugating enzymes can influence the efficacy of tamoxifen therapy for breast cancer...
  62. pmc Population-based case-control study of diabetes and breast cancer risk in Hispanic and non-Hispanic White women living in US southwestern states
    Dana E Rollison
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:447-56. 2008
    ..54, 95% confidence interval: 0.37, 0.79). In this study, diabetes was not associated with breast cancer overall, although the inverse association with gestational diabetes warrants further investigation...