Meira Epplein

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Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A Prospective Study of Plasma Selenoprotein P and Lung Cancer Risk among Low-Income Adults
    Meira Epplein
    Authors Affiliations Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center and Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:1238-44. 2014
  2. pmc Circulating cytokines and gastric cancer risk
    Meira Epplein
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center and Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2525 West End Avenue, 6th Floor, Nashville, TN, 37203 1738, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:2245-50. 2013
  3. pmc Neighborhood socio-economic characteristics, African ancestry, and Helicobacter pylori sero-prevalence
    Meira Epplein
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center and Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2525 West End Avenue, 6th Floor, Nashville, TN 37203 1738, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:897-906. 2012
  4. pmc Helicobacter pylori prevalence and circulating micronutrient levels in a low-income United States population
    Meira Epplein
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 4:871-8. 2011
  5. pmc Race, African ancestry, and Helicobacter pylori infection in a low-income United States population
    Meira Epplein
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37203 1738, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:826-34. 2011
  6. pmc Quality of life after breast cancer diagnosis and survival
    Meira Epplein
    Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Clin Oncol 29:406-12. 2011
  7. pmc Fruit and vegetable consumption and risk of distal gastric cancer in the Shanghai Women's and Men's Health studies
    Meira Epplein
    Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2525 West End Avenue, Sixth Floor, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:397-406. 2010
  8. pmc Association of maternal and intrauterine characteristics with age at menarche in a multiethnic population in Hawaii
    Meira Epplein
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:259-68. 2010
  9. pmc Association of plasma micronutrient levels and urinary isoprostane with risk of lung cancer: the multiethnic cohort study
    Meira Epplein
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1962-70. 2009
  10. pmc Prospective study of Helicobacter pylori biomarkers for gastric cancer risk among Chinese men
    Meira Epplein
    Division of Epidemiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2525 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:2185-92. 2012

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint A Prospective Study of Plasma Selenoprotein P and Lung Cancer Risk among Low-Income Adults
    Meira Epplein
    Authors Affiliations Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center and Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:1238-44. 2014
    ..In the United States, the incidence of lung cancer is higher and mean serum selenium levels lower among Blacks than Whites, but prior studies have not assessed the selenium-lung cancer association among Blacks...
  2. pmc Circulating cytokines and gastric cancer risk
    Meira Epplein
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center and Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2525 West End Avenue, 6th Floor, Nashville, TN, 37203 1738, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:2245-50. 2013
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  3. pmc Neighborhood socio-economic characteristics, African ancestry, and Helicobacter pylori sero-prevalence
    Meira Epplein
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center and Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2525 West End Avenue, 6th Floor, Nashville, TN 37203 1738, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:897-906. 2012
    ..We sought to determine whether neighborhood-level socio-economic characteristics are associated with H. pylori prevalence and whether this helps explain the link between African ancestry and H. pylori...
  4. pmc Helicobacter pylori prevalence and circulating micronutrient levels in a low-income United States population
    Meira Epplein
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 4:871-8. 2011
    ..pylori infection impairs nutrient absorption and suggest a need for future studies to explore the role of H. pylori infection on nutrition and gastric cancer risk in this high-risk population...
  5. pmc Race, African ancestry, and Helicobacter pylori infection in a low-income United States population
    Meira Epplein
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37203 1738, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:826-34. 2011
    ..Gastric cancer incidence in African Americans is twice that of whites, and differing prevalence of Helicobacter pylori strain-specific isolates may help explain the disparity...
  6. pmc Quality of life after breast cancer diagnosis and survival
    Meira Epplein
    Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Clin Oncol 29:406-12. 2011
    ..To examine the association of quality of life (QOL) after diagnosis of breast cancer with mortality and recurrence...
  7. pmc Fruit and vegetable consumption and risk of distal gastric cancer in the Shanghai Women's and Men's Health studies
    Meira Epplein
    Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2525 West End Avenue, Sixth Floor, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:397-406. 2010
    ..67). No associations between dietary intakes of select antioxidant micronutrients were seen for men or women. Fruit intake is inversely associated with distal gastric cancer risk among men in Shanghai, China...
  8. pmc Association of maternal and intrauterine characteristics with age at menarche in a multiethnic population in Hawaii
    Meira Epplein
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:259-68. 2010
    ..18, 95% CI: 0.95-4.98); there was no association with second-degree family history. These findings support the hypothesis that maternal and intrauterine hormone-related exposures are associated with age at menarche...
  9. pmc Association of plasma micronutrient levels and urinary isoprostane with risk of lung cancer: the multiethnic cohort study
    Meira Epplein
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1962-70. 2009
    ..Future research examining the possible relationship between isoprostanes and lung cancer is warranted...
  10. pmc Prospective study of Helicobacter pylori biomarkers for gastric cancer risk among Chinese men
    Meira Epplein
    Division of Epidemiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2525 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:2185-92. 2012
    ..Helicobacter pylori is the leading risk factor for gastric cancer, yet only a fraction of infected individuals ever develop neoplasia...
  11. pmc Plasma carotenoids, retinol, and tocopherols and postmenopausal breast cancer risk in the Multiethnic Cohort Study: a nested case-control study
    Meira Epplein
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 11:R49. 2009
    ..This multiethnic nested case-control study sought to examine the association of plasma carotenoids, retinol, and tocopherols with postmenopausal breast cancer risk...
  12. pmc Intake of specific nonfermented soy foods may be inversely associated with risk of distal gastric cancer in a Chinese population
    Sun Seog Kweon
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
    J Nutr 143:1736-42. 2013
    ....
  13. pmc Association of Helicobacter pylori infection and diet on the risk of gastric cancer: a case-control study in Hawaii
    Meira Epplein
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:869-77. 2008
    ..Utilizing data from a case-control study among residents in Hawaii, we examined the association of diet, presence of H. pylori, and non-cardia gastric cancer risk...
  14. ncbi request reprint Diet, Helicobacter pylori strain-specific infection, and gastric cancer risk among Chinese men
    Meira Epplein
    a Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center and Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Nutr Cancer 66:550-7. 2014
    ..01, respectively). In this population with over 90% prevalence of CagA-positive H. pylori infection, categorizing individuals using H. pylori multiplex serology may identify individuals for whom a diet intervention may be effective. ..
  15. doi request reprint The association of cigarette smoking with gastric cancer: the multiethnic cohort study
    Abraham M Y Nomura
    Epidemiology Program, University of Hawaii Cancer Center, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:51-8. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study is to investigate the association of cigarette smoking with gastric cancer...
  16. pmc Urinary isothiocyanates; glutathione S-transferase M1, T1, and P1 polymorphisms; and risk of colorectal cancer: the Multiethnic Cohort Study
    Meira Epplein
    Epidemiology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, 1236 Lauhala Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:314-20. 2009
    ..The results suggest that further studies, with larger numbers, examining a possible interaction with the GSTP1 polymorphisms are warranted...
  17. pmc Helicobacter pylori protein-specific antibodies and risk of colorectal cancer
    Meira Epplein
    Authors Affiliations Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center and Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, and Division of Gastroenterology, Departments of Medicine and Cancer Biology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland and Division of Genome Modifications and Carcinogenesis, Infection and Cancer Program, German Cancer Research Center DFKZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1964-74. 2013
    ..We assessed the association of H. pylori protein-specific infection and colorectal cancer risk in the prospective cohort, the Southern Community Cohort Study...
  18. pmc Gastric cancer: an infectious disease
    M Blanca Piazuelo
    Division of Gastroenterology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 24:853-69, vii. 2010
    ..Because gastric adenocarcinomas account for more than 90% of all gastric malignancies, this review focuses on adenocarcinomas...
  19. pmc Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs and risk of gastric adenocarcinoma: the multiethnic cohort study
    Meira Epplein
    Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, 96813, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:507-14. 2009
    ..92, 95% CI: 0.53, 1.60; P(trend) = 0.45). In this study, the authors found aspirin use to be inversely associated with distal gastric adenocarcinoma, particularly of the intestinal type...