Jian Min Yuan

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Diabetes mellitus and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma: findings from the Singapore Chinese Health Study
    W P Koh
    Duke NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore, Singapore
    Br J Cancer 108:1182-8. 2013
  2. pmc Urinary levels of cigarette smoke constituent metabolites are prospectively associated with lung cancer development in smokers
    Jian Min Yuan
    Masonic Cancer Center, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Cancer Res 71:6749-57. 2011
  3. pmc Urinary levels of volatile organic carcinogen and toxicant biomarkers in relation to lung cancer development in smokers
    Jian Min Yuan
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Carcinogenesis 33:804-9. 2012
  4. pmc Genetic polymorphisms of epidermal growth factor in relation to risk of hepatocellular carcinoma: two case-control studies
    Jian Min Yuan
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, UPMC Cancer Pavilion, Suite 4C, 5150 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    BMC Gastroenterol 13:32. 2013
  5. pmc Urinary tobacco smoke-constituent biomarkers for assessing risk of lung cancer
    Jian Min Yuan
    Authors Affiliations Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Cancer Res 74:401-11. 2014
  6. pmc Tobacco-specific N-nitrosamine exposures and cancer risk in the Shanghai Cohort Study: remarkable coherence with rat tumor sites
    Irina Stepanov
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    Int J Cancer 134:2278-83. 2014
  7. pmc Isothiocyanates, glutathione S-transferase M1 and T1 polymorphisms and gastric cancer risk: a prospective study of men in Shanghai, China
    Kristin A Moy
    The Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Int J Cancer 125:2652-9. 2009
  8. pmc Genetic polymorphisms in the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase and thymidylate synthase genes and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Jian Min Yuan
    The Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Hepatology 46:749-58. 2007
  9. pmc Combined lifestyle factors and cardiovascular disease mortality in Chinese men and women: the Singapore Chinese health study
    Andrew O Odegaard
    MPH, University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, 1300 S 2nd St, Ste 300, Minneapolis MN, 55454, USA
    Circulation 124:2847-54. 2011
  10. pmc Fried meat intake is a risk factor for lung adenocarcinoma in a prospective cohort of Chinese men and women in Singapore
    Lesley M Butler
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Carcinogenesis 34:1794-9. 2013

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  1. pmc Diabetes mellitus and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma: findings from the Singapore Chinese Health Study
    W P Koh
    Duke NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore, Singapore
    Br J Cancer 108:1182-8. 2013
    ..Data from prospective studies on diabetes and risk of HCC in at-risk populations due to high prevalence of viral hepatitis in southeast Asia are sparse...
  2. pmc Urinary levels of cigarette smoke constituent metabolites are prospectively associated with lung cancer development in smokers
    Jian Min Yuan
    Masonic Cancer Center, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Cancer Res 71:6749-57. 2011
    ..023) after adjustment for self-reported smoking intensity and duration and urinary total NNAL and total cotinine. This study also confirmed that urinary total NNAL and total cotinine are independently related to lung cancer risk...
  3. pmc Urinary levels of volatile organic carcinogen and toxicant biomarkers in relation to lung cancer development in smokers
    Jian Min Yuan
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Carcinogenesis 33:804-9. 2012
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  4. pmc Genetic polymorphisms of epidermal growth factor in relation to risk of hepatocellular carcinoma: two case-control studies
    Jian Min Yuan
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, UPMC Cancer Pavilion, Suite 4C, 5150 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    BMC Gastroenterol 13:32. 2013
    ..A polymorphism in the EGF gene (61A > G) results in elevation of EGF in liver tissues and blood. Epidemiological data are sparse on the possible association between EGF genetic polymorphism and HCC risk...
  5. pmc Urinary tobacco smoke-constituent biomarkers for assessing risk of lung cancer
    Jian Min Yuan
    Authors Affiliations Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Cancer Res 74:401-11. 2014
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  6. pmc Tobacco-specific N-nitrosamine exposures and cancer risk in the Shanghai Cohort Study: remarkable coherence with rat tumor sites
    Irina Stepanov
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    Int J Cancer 134:2278-83. 2014
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  7. pmc Isothiocyanates, glutathione S-transferase M1 and T1 polymorphisms and gastric cancer risk: a prospective study of men in Shanghai, China
    Kristin A Moy
    The Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Int J Cancer 125:2652-9. 2009
    ..The protection may be stronger for individuals genetically deficient in enzymes that metabolize these chemopreventive compounds...
  8. pmc Genetic polymorphisms in the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase and thymidylate synthase genes and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Jian Min Yuan
    The Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Hepatology 46:749-58. 2007
    ..003). Individuals possessing the maximum number of mutant alleles (i.e., 4) had an odds ratio of 0.46 (95% confidence interval = 0.23-0.93) for HCC compared with those with no or only 1 mutant allele...
  9. pmc Combined lifestyle factors and cardiovascular disease mortality in Chinese men and women: the Singapore Chinese health study
    Andrew O Odegaard
    MPH, University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, 1300 S 2nd St, Ste 300, Minneapolis MN, 55454, USA
    Circulation 124:2847-54. 2011
    ..Lifestyle factors directly influence cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, yet little research has examined the association of combined lifestyle factors with CVD mortality, especially in Asian populations...
  10. pmc Fried meat intake is a risk factor for lung adenocarcinoma in a prospective cohort of Chinese men and women in Singapore
    Lesley M Butler
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Carcinogenesis 34:1794-9. 2013
    ..Our prospective results for fried meat intake support consumption as an important route of exposure to compounds from Chinese-style high-temperature cooking for the development of lung adenocarcinoma. ..
  11. pmc Alcohol and tobacco use in relation to gastric cancer: a prospective study of men in Shanghai, China
    Kristin A Moy
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Masonic Cancer Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2287-97. 2010
    ..Epidemiologic findings of tobacco and alcohol use in relation to gastric cancer are inconsistent. Well-designed prospective studies examining their relationship are sparse...
  12. pmc Urinary levels of tobacco-specific nitrosamine metabolites in relation to lung cancer development in two prospective cohorts of cigarette smokers
    Jian Min Yuan
    Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Cancer Res 69:2990-5. 2009
    ..Findings of the present study directly link NNK exposure to lung cancer development in humans...
  13. pmc Age at menarche and cardiovascular disease mortality in Singaporean Chinese women: the Singapore Chinese Health Study
    Noel T Mueller
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 22:717-22. 2012
    ..To examine whether age at menarche was inversely associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality in Singaporean Chinese women...
  14. pmc Urinary levels of the tobacco-specific carcinogen N'-nitrosonornicotine and its glucuronide are strongly associated with esophageal cancer risk in smokers
    Jian Min Yuan
    Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Carcinogenesis 32:1366-71. 2011
    ..These findings along with results of previous studies in laboratory animals support a significant and unique role of NNN in esophageal carcinogenesis in humans...
  15. pmc Urinary metabolites of a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon and volatile organic compounds in relation to lung cancer development in lifelong never smokers in the Shanghai Cohort Study
    Jian Min Yuan
    Cancer Control and Population Sciences, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Carcinogenesis 35:339-45. 2014
    ..This study demonstrates a potentially important role of exposure to PAH in the development of lung cancer among lifelong never smokers. ..
  16. pmc Prospective evaluation of hepatitis B 1762(T)/1764(A) mutations on hepatocellular carcinoma development in Shanghai, China
    Jian Min Yuan
    The Masonic Cancer Center and Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:590-4. 2009
    ..57 (95% confidence interval, 2.41-87.98) relative to those without the double mutations (P(trend) = 0.004). Thus, the HBV 1762(T)/1764(A) double mutation is a codeterminant of HCC risk for people chronically infected with HBV...
  17. pmc Coffee consumption and reduced risk of hepatocellular carcinoma: findings from the Singapore Chinese Health Study
    Shane Johnson
    The Masonic Cancer Center, MMC 806, University of Minnesota, 425 East River Road, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:503-10. 2011
    ..Data on the association between coffee consumption and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), especially in high-risk populations, are sparse...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prediagnostic level of serum retinol in relation to reduced risk of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Jian Min Yuan
    The Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:482-90. 2006
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  19. pmc Alcohol, tobacco, and diet in relation to esophageal cancer: the Shanghai Cohort Study
    Yunhua Fan
    The Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Nutr Cancer 60:354-63. 2008
    ..low consumers after adjustment for cigarette smoking, alcohol drinking, and other confounders...
  20. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of tobacco and alcohol use as risk factors for pharyngeal carcinomas in Singapore Chinese
    Jeppe T Friborg
    The Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Cancer 109:1183-91. 2007
    ..Therefore, the authors analyzed this relation in a cohort of Singapore Chinese, which is a population with a high incidence of NPC...
  21. pmc Smoking and risk of kidney failure in the Singapore Chinese health study
    Aizhen Jin
    National Registry of Diseases Office, Health Promotion Board, Singapore, Singapore
    PLoS ONE 8:e62962. 2013
    ..The relationship between smoking and risk of kidney failure, especially in people of Chinese origin, is not clear. We analyzed data from the Singapore Chinese Health Study to investigate whether smoking increases the risk of kidney failure...
  22. pmc Genetic and environmental predictors of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations among middle-aged and elderly Chinese in Singapore
    Kim Robien
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Br J Nutr 109:493-502. 2013
    ..Dietary vitamin D intake, hours spent indoors at work and genetic variation in CYP2R1, CYP3A4 and GC are significant predictors of 25(OH)D concentrations among Singapore Chinese...
  23. pmc Calcium intake is not related to breast cancer risk among Singapore Chinese women
    Jingmei Li
    Human Genetics, Genome Institute of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    Int J Cancer 133:680-6. 2013
    ..Our findings do not support a hypothesis for calcium in breast cancer chemoprevention, contrary to findings from previous studies among Western populations with higher calcium intake primarily from dairy products and supplements...
  24. ncbi request reprint Green tea, black tea and colorectal cancer risk: a meta-analysis of epidemiologic studies
    Can Lan Sun
    The Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Carcinogenesis 27:1301-9. 2006
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  25. pmc Western-style fast food intake and cardiometabolic risk in an Eastern country
    Andrew O Odegaard
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, 55454, USA
    Circulation 126:182-8. 2012
    ..Western-style fast food contributes to a dietary pattern portending poor cardiometabolic health in the United States. With globalization, this way of eating is becoming more common in developing and recently developed populations...
  26. pmc Coffee intake and risk of colorectal cancer among Chinese in Singapore: the Singapore Chinese Health Study
    Sabrina Peterson
    University of Minnesota, St Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA
    Nutr Cancer 62:21-9. 2010
    ..Although there is a null association between coffee intake and risk of colorectal cancer overall, coffee may protect against smoking related advanced colon cancer...
  27. pmc Elevated levels of volatile organic carcinogen and toxicant biomarkers in Chinese women who regularly cook at home
    Stephen S Hecht
    Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, MMC 806, 420 Delaware Street Southeast, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1185-92. 2010
    ..Our goal was to quantify carcinogen and toxicant biomarkers in Chinese women who reported regularly doing home cooking compared with women randomly selected from the Singapore Chinese Health Study as controls...
  28. pmc Cytochrome P4501A2 phenotype and bladder cancer risk: The Shanghai bladder cancer study
    Li Tao
    Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, MN, USA
    Int J Cancer 130:1174-83. 2012
    ..The findings of our study demonstrate that CYP1A2 phenotype may be an important contributing factor in the development of smoking-related bladder cancer in humans...
  29. pmc Omega-3 fatty acids and incident type 2 diabetes: the Singapore Chinese Health Study
    Diana P Brostow
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:520-6. 2011
    ..The role of omega-3 (n-3) fatty acids (FAs) in the development of type 2 diabetes is uncertain, especially with regard to any differential influence of α-linolenic acid (ALA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)...
  30. pmc Soy intake and risk of type 2 diabetes in Chinese Singaporeans [corrected]
    Noel T Mueller
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Eur J Nutr 51:1033-40. 2012
    ..To examine the association between soy products and their components, isoflavones and protein, and incident type 2 diabetes in a population with varied soy intake and high rates of diabetes...
  31. pmc Dietary patterns and incident type 2 diabetes in chinese men and women: the singapore chinese health study
    Andrew O Odegaard
    Division of Epidemiology and CommunityHealth, University ofMinnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:880-5. 2011
    ..To empirically derive dietary patterns and examine their association with incident type 2 diabetes...
  32. pmc Morbidity and mortality in relation to smoking among women and men of Chinese ethnicity: the Singapore Chinese Health Study
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    Eur J Cancer 44:100-9. 2008
    ..We examined the association among cigarette smoking, smoking cessation and a broad range of cancer incidence and all cause and cause-specific mortality in a population-based cohort of adults of Chinese ethnicity in Singapore...
  33. pmc Mitochondrial DNA copy number is associated with breast cancer risk
    Bharat Thyagarajan
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e65968. 2013
    ..Future studies are warranted to confirm these findings and to elucidate the biological role of mtDNA copy number in breast cancer risk...
  34. pmc Body mass index and risk of colorectal cancer in Chinese Singaporeans: the Singapore Chinese Health Study
    Andrew O Odegaard
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Cancer 117:3841-9. 2011
    ..5 kg/m(2)) in any population...
  35. doi request reprint Smoking cessation and mortality among middle-aged and elderly Chinese in Singapore: the Singapore Chinese Health Study
    Sin How Lim
    Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore, Singapore
    Tob Control 22:235-40. 2013
    ..This study determines if recent smoking cessation, compared with long-term cessation, can reduce mortality risk associated with smoking...
  36. pmc Incense use and respiratory tract carcinomas: a prospective cohort study
    Jeppe T Friborg
    The Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Cancer 113:1676-84. 2008
    ..Therefore, the relation between incense use and the risk of respiratory tract carcinomas was analyzed in a prospective cohort study...
  37. pmc Genetic polymorphisms in the cytokine genes and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in low-risk non-Asians of USA
    Simona Ognjanovic
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of Minnesota, MMC 715, 420 Delaware Street S E, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Carcinogenesis 30:758-62. 2009
    ..98, 95% CI = 0.50-7.84, P = 0.08). In contrast to high-risk Chinese, Th1 and Th2 genotypes did not impact in a major way on risk of HCC in USA non-Asians...
  38. pmc Systematic review of the literature on comparative effectiveness of antiviral treatments for chronic hepatitis B infection
    Tatyana A Shamliyan
    Division of Health Policy and Management, Minnesota Evidence based Practice Center, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 420 Delaware Street SE, D330 5 Mayo MMC 729, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:326-39. 2011
    ..To evaluate the comparative effectiveness of antiviral drugs in adults with chronic hepatitis B monoinfection for evidence-based decision-making...
  39. pmc Urinary total isothiocyanates and colorectal cancer: a prospective study of men in Shanghai, China
    Kristin A Moy
    The Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1354-9. 2008
    ..25-0.83), respectively, for risk of colorectal cancer (P for trend = 0.006). The present study suggests that dietary ITCs may exert tumor inhibitory effects, especially during earlier stages of the multistage process of carcinogenesis...
  40. pmc Serum urate levels and consumption of common beverages and alcohol among Chinese in Singapore
    Gim Gee Teng
    University Medicine Cluster, National University Health System, and Yong Loo School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65:1432-40. 2013
    ..Western studies suggest that beverages may affect serum urate (SU) levels, but data from Asian populations are scarce. We evaluated the associations between beverages and SU levels in Singaporean Chinese...
  41. pmc Combined lifestyle factors and risk of incident colorectal cancer in a Chinese population
    Andrew O Odegaard
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 6:360-7. 2013
    ..Conversely, there was no association with rectal cancer risk. An increasing protective lifestyle factor index score is associated with a marked decreased risk of developing colon cancer in Chinese men and women...
  42. pmc Environmental tobacco smoke in relation to bladder cancer risk--the Shanghai bladder cancer study [corrected]
    Li Tao
    Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:3087-95. 2010
    ..Hepatic cytochrome P450 (CYP) 1A2 and N-acetyltransferase (NAT2) are important isoenzymes in activation and detoxification, respectively, of tobacco carcinogens. Data on ETS and bladder cancer risk are sparse...
  43. pmc Applying tobacco carcinogen and toxicant biomarkers in product regulation and cancer prevention
    Stephen S Hecht
    Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Mayo Mail Code 806, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Chem Res Toxicol 23:1001-8. 2010
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  44. pmc Green tea and prevention of esophageal and lung cancers
    Jian Min Yuan
    University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Mol Nutr Food Res 55:886-904. 2011
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  45. pmc BMI, all-cause and cause-specific mortality in Chinese Singaporean men and women: the Singapore Chinese health study
    Andrew O Odegaard
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e14000. 2010
    ..We aimed to examine the association between body mass index (BMI), all cause and cause-specific mortality to determine the optimal range of BMI in relation to mortality in Chinese men and women in Singapore...
  46. pmc Mitochondrial copy number is associated with colorectal cancer risk
    Bharat Thyagarajan
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1574-81. 2012
    ..Quantitative changes in human mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) copy number have been implicated in various cancer types. Data from prospective cohort studies on mtDNA copy number and colorectal cancer risk have been lacking...
  47. ncbi request reprint Coffee intake and gastric cancer risk: the Singapore Chinese health study
    Cheryl E Ainslie-Waldman
    Authors Affiliations Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota Cancer Control and Population Sciences, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Duke NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore, Singapore Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health and Department of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore National Registry of Diseases Office, Health Promotion Board and Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, National University Health System, Singapore
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:638-47. 2014
    ..Observational data are lacking among high-risk populations with sufficient regular coffee consumption...
  48. pmc Body mass index and risk of pancreatic cancer in a Chinese population
    Seema Untawale
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America Tacoma Pierce County Health Department, Tacoma, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e85149. 2014
    ..3). In conclusion, Singaporean Chinese who were underweight with a history of smoking had an increased risk of developing pancreatic cancer, whereas there was no significant association between BMI and pancreatic cancer in never smokers...
  49. ncbi request reprint Green tea, black tea and breast cancer risk: a meta-analysis of epidemiological studies
    Can Lan Sun
    The Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Carcinogenesis 27:1310-5. 2006
    ..15, 95% CI = 1.02-1.31). The results of this meta-analysis indicate a lower risk for breast cancer with green tea consumption. Available data suggest a possible late-stage, promotional effect of black tea on breast carcinogenesis...
  50. ncbi request reprint Urinary biomarkers of tea polyphenols and risk of colorectal cancer in the Shanghai Cohort Study
    Jian Min Yuan
    The Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Int J Cancer 120:1344-50. 2007
    ..Urinary levels of tea polyphenols and their metabolites were not associated with rectal cancer risk. The present study supports the notion of tea catechins as chemopreventive agents against the development of colon cancer in humans...
  51. pmc Tea and cancer prevention: epidemiological studies
    Jian Min Yuan
    The Masonic Cancer Center, and Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 425 East River Road, 554 MCRB, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Pharmacol Res 64:123-35. 2011
    ..Future prospective observational studies with biomarkers of exposure and phase III clinical trials are required to provide definitive evidence for the hypothesized beneficial effect of tea consumption on cancer formation in humans...
  52. pmc Alcohol, cofactors and the genetics of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Mimi C Yu
    Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:S92-7. 2008
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  53. ncbi request reprint Antiviral therapy for adults with chronic hepatitis B: a systematic review for a National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference
    Tatyana A Shamliyan
    Minnesota Evidence based Practice Center, Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:111-24. 2009
    ..Chronic hepatitis B infection can lead to liver failure, hepatocellular carcinoma, and death...
  54. pmc Genetic variation in folylpolyglutamate synthase and gamma-glutamyl hydrolase and plasma homocysteine levels in the Singapore Chinese Health Study
    Sarah J Oppeneer
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Mol Genet Metab 105:73-8. 2012
    ..Since this is one of the first studies to assess FPGS and GGH genetic variants in relation to plasma homocysteine, further research is needed to confirm these findings and characterize the functional effects of these variants...
  55. pmc Serum estrogen receptor bioactivity and breast cancer risk among postmenopausal women
    Vanessa W Lim
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, National University Health System, NUHS Tower Block, Level 12, 1E Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119228, Singapore National Registry of Diseases Office, Ministry of Health, Singapore 168937, Singapore Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA Duke NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore, 8 College Road, Singapore 169857, Singapore Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117597, Singapore
    Endocr Relat Cancer 21:263-73. 2014
    ..Factor(s) contributing to increased ERα-mediated estrogenic bioactivity in serum and its role as a predictor for breast cancer risk need to be validated in future studies. ..
  56. pmc Diabetes and risk of bladder cancer among postmenopausal women in the Iowa Women's Health Study
    Anna E Prizment
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:603-8. 2013
    ..We re-examined the diabetes-bladder cancer risk association by accounting for 12 more years of follow-up and assessed whether the association varied by diabetes duration, body mass index, or waist-to-hip ratio (WHR)...
  57. ncbi request reprint Sleep duration and risk of stroke mortality among Chinese adults: Singapore Chinese health study
    An Pan
    From the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health A P, W P K and Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine A P, National University of Singapore and National University Health System, Singapore, Singapore Duke NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore, Singapore W P K Singapore General Hospital, National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore, Singapore D A D S Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, PA J M Y and Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, PA J M Y
    Stroke 45:1620-5. 2014
    ..Prospective relation between sleep duration and stroke risk is less studied, particularly in Asians. We examined the association between sleep duration and stroke mortality among Chinese adults...
  58. pmc Knowledge and behaviors toward hepatitis B and the hepatitis B vaccine in the Laotian community in Minnesota
    Ma Xiong
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 1300 S 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 15:771-8. 2013
    ..8 %) of those individuals received all three doses. This study outlines gaps in knowledge and resources that could address the staggering HBV disparity in this community. ..
  59. pmc Genetic determinants in the metabolism of bladder carcinogens in relation to risk of bladder cancer
    Jian Min Yuan
    The Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Carcinogenesis 29:1386-93. 2008
    ..12-3.69, P = 0.02). The effect of NAT2 slow acetylation was even stronger in the presence of two or more null/low-activity GST genotypes. There were no associations between bladder cancer risk and NAT1 genotype or CYP1A2 phenotype...