Margaret R Wrensch

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Recent changes in breast cancer incidence and risk factor prevalence in San Francisco Bay area and California women: 1988 to 2004
    Theresa H M Keegan
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Ave, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 9:R62. 2007
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. pmc Model-based clustering of DNA methylation array data: a recursive-partitioning algorithm for high-dimensional data arising as a mixture of beta distributions
    E Andres Houseman
    Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 9:365. 2008
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. pmc CYP1A1/2 haplotypes and lung cancer and assessment of confounding by population stratification
    Melinda C Aldrich
    Department of Medicine and Division of Neuroepidemiology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Cancer Res 69:2340-8. 2009
  9. pmc Fine-mapping of the 5p15.33, 6p22.1-p21.31, and 15q25.1 regions identifies functional and histology-specific lung cancer susceptibility loci in African-Americans
    Kyle M Walsh
    Program in Cancer Genetics, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Cente, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:251-60. 2013
  10. pmc Socioeconomic status and lung cancer: unraveling the contribution of genetic admixture
    Melinda C Aldrich
    at the time of the study, Melinda C Aldrich was with the Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley Steve Selvin is with the Division of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley Margaret R Wrensch, Helen M Hansen, and John K Wiencke are with the Department of Neurologic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Jennette D Sison was with the Department of Neurologic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Charles P Quesenberry Jr, is with the Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA Michael F Seldin is with the Departments of Biological Chemistry and Medicine, University of California, Davis Lisa F Barcellos and Patricia A Buffler are with the Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley
    Am J Public Health 103:e73-80. 2013

Research Grants

  1. Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology of Adult Glioma
    Margaret Wrensch; Fiscal Year: 2005
  2. Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology of Adult Glioma
    Margaret Wrensch; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology of Adult Glioma
    Margaret R Wrensch; Fiscal Year: 2010
  4. GENETIC EPIDEMIOLOGY OF MALIGNANT GLIOMA
    Margaret Wrensch; Fiscal Year: 2001
  5. GENETIC EPIDEMIOLOGY OF MALIGNANT GLIOMA
    Margaret Wrensch; Fiscal Year: 1993
  6. Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology of Adult Glioma
    Margaret Wrensch; Fiscal Year: 2009

Detail Information

Publications54

  1. pmc Recent changes in breast cancer incidence and risk factor prevalence in San Francisco Bay area and California women: 1988 to 2004
    Theresa H M Keegan
    Northern California Cancer Center, 2201 Walnut Ave, Suite 300, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 9:R62. 2007
    ..In light of these reports, we examined recent changes in breast cancer incidence and risk factor prevalence among non-Hispanic white women in the SFBA and other regions of California...
  2. 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
    ....
  3. 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...
  4. pmc Model-based clustering of DNA methylation array data: a recursive-partitioning algorithm for high-dimensional data arising as a mixture of beta distributions
    E Andres Houseman
    Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 9:365. 2008
    ..Model-based cluster analysis is often used to identify DNA methylation subgroups in data, but it is unclear how to cluster DNA methylation data from arrays in a scalable and reliable manner...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. pmc CYP1A1/2 haplotypes and lung cancer and assessment of confounding by population stratification
    Melinda C Aldrich
    Department of Medicine and Division of Neuroepidemiology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Cancer Res 69:2340-8. 2009
    ..These results suggest that a variant occurring within the CYP1A2 region may be conferring an increased risk of lung cancer in Latinos...
  9. pmc Fine-mapping of the 5p15.33, 6p22.1-p21.31, and 15q25.1 regions identifies functional and histology-specific lung cancer susceptibility loci in African-Americans
    Kyle M Walsh
    Program in Cancer Genetics, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Cente, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:251-60. 2013
    ..1-p21.31, and 15q25.1. We investigated whether these regions contain lung cancer susceptibly loci in African-Americans and refined previous association signals by using the reduced linkage disequilibrium observed in African-Americans...
  10. pmc Socioeconomic status and lung cancer: unraveling the contribution of genetic admixture
    Melinda C Aldrich
    at the time of the study, Melinda C Aldrich was with the Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley Steve Selvin is with the Division of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley Margaret R Wrensch, Helen M Hansen, and John K Wiencke are with the Department of Neurologic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Jennette D Sison was with the Department of Neurologic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Charles P Quesenberry Jr, is with the Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA Michael F Seldin is with the Departments of Biological Chemistry and Medicine, University of California, Davis Lisa F Barcellos and Patricia A Buffler are with the Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley
    Am J Public Health 103:e73-80. 2013
    ..We examined the relationship between genetic ancestry, socioeconomic status (SES), and lung cancer among African Americans and Latinos...
  11. 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...
  12. pmc Base 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, Division of Neuroepidemiology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 1215, USA
    Carcinogenesis 30:78-87. 2009
    ..This study suggests that there are genetic differences in the association between BER pathway and lung cancer between Latinos and African-Americans...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. pmc Fine mapping of chromosome 15q25.1 lung cancer susceptibility in African-Americans
    Helen M Hansen
    Division of Neuroepidemiology, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 19:3652-61. 2010
    ..002). The identified regions contain SNPs predicted to affect gene regulation. There are multiple lung cancer risk loci in the 15q25.1 region in African-Americans...
  16. pmc Inherited variant on chromosome 11q23 increases susceptibility to IDH-mutated but not IDH-normal gliomas regardless of grade or histology
    Terri Rice
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    Neuro Oncol 15:535-41. 2013
    ..Because the inherited variant in 11q23 has been associated with risk of lower grade glioma and not with glioblastomas, we hypothesized that this variant increases susceptibility to IDH-mutated gliomas, but not to IDH-wild-type gliomas...
  17. pmc Analysis of 60 reported glioma risk SNPs replicates published GWAS findings but fails to replicate associations from published candidate-gene studies
    Kyle M Walsh
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Genet Epidemiol 37:222-8. 2013
    ..These results highlight that the deficiencies of the candidate-gene approach lay in selecting both appropriate genes and relevant SNPs within these genes...
  18. pmc SSBP2 variants are associated with survival in glioblastoma patients
    Yuanyuan Xiao
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco 185 Berry St, Suite 5700, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 18:3154-62. 2012
    ..Glioblastoma is a devastating, incurable disease with few known prognostic factors. Here, we present the first genome-wide survival and validation study for glioblastoma...
  19. pmc Genetic variants in telomerase-related genes are associated with an older age at diagnosis in glioma patients: evidence for distinct pathways of gliomagenesis
    Kyle M Walsh
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Neuro Oncol 15:1041-7. 2013
    ..We examined associations of these 7 established glioma risk loci with age at diagnosis among patients with glioma...
  20. pmc DNA hypermethylation profiles associated with glioma subtypes and EZH2 and IGFBP2 mRNA expression
    Shichun Zheng
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco, Helen Diller Family Cancer Center, 1450 3rd Street, San Francisco, CA 94158, USA
    Neuro Oncol 13:280-9. 2011
    ..DNA methylation markers are useful in characterizing distinct glioma subtypes and may hold promise for clinical applications...
  21. pmc Circulating levels of the innate and humoral immune regulators CD14 and CD23 are associated with adult glioma
    Mi Zhou
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94158, USA
    Cancer Res 70:7534-42. 2010
    ..These results augment the long-observed association between allergies and glioma and support a role for the innate and adaptive humoral functions of the immune system, in particular immunoregulatory proteins, in gliomagenesis...
  22. 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...
  23. pmc Association study of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor genes identifies a novel lung cancer susceptibility locus near CHRNA1 in African-Americans
    Kyle M Walsh
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Oncotarget 3:1428-38. 2012
    ..These findings identify a novel lung cancer risk locus on 2q31.1 which correlates with CHRNA1 expression and replicate previous associations on 15q25.1 in African-Americans...
  24. 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
    ....
  25. 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...
  26. pmc CD8+ T-cell infiltrate in newly diagnosed glioblastoma is associated with long-term survival
    Isaac Yang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, California 94117, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 17:1381-5. 2010
    ..006). Thus, CD8+ T-cell infiltrate is associated with prolonged survival. Our data provide the impetus for more sophisticated studies to further elucidate prospectively the specific T-cell subtypes associated with long-term survival...
  27. 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
    ....
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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
  31. pmc DNA methylation, isocitrate dehydrogenase mutation, and survival in glioma
    Brock C Christensen
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:143-53. 2011
    ....
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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)...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. 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)...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. 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
    ....
  51. 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...
  52. 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)...
  53. 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...
  54. 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...

Research Grants22

  1. Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology of Adult Glioma
    Margaret Wrensch; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  2. Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology of Adult Glioma
    Margaret Wrensch; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Enhanced understanding of these factors may provide targets for future interventions. ..
  3. Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology of Adult Glioma
    Margaret R Wrensch; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Enhanced understanding of these factors may provide targets for future interventions. ..
  4. GENETIC EPIDEMIOLOGY OF MALIGNANT GLIOMA
    Margaret Wrensch; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..High risk families will be ascertained to facilitate future linkage studies. ..
  5. GENETIC EPIDEMIOLOGY OF MALIGNANT GLIOMA
    Margaret Wrensch; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ....
  6. Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology of Adult Glioma
    Margaret Wrensch; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Enhanced understanding of these factors may provide targets for future interventions. ..