K Zhu

Summary

Affiliation: Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Potential differences in breast cancer risk factors based on CYP1A1 MspI and African-American-specific genotypes
    Kangmin Zhu
    United States Military Cancer Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center Building 1, Suite A 109, 6900 Georgia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:207-15. 2006
  2. ncbi Body mass index and use of mammography screening in the United States
    Kangmin Zhu
    United States Military Cancer Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Building 1, Suite A 109, 6900 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Prev Med 42:381-5. 2006
  3. ncbi Body mass index and breast cancer risk in African American women
    Kangmin Zhu
    United States Military Cancer Institute, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:123-8. 2005
  4. ncbi Cigarette smoking and primary liver cancer: a population-based case-control study in US men
    Kangmin Zhu
    US Military Cancer Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Avenue, NW, Building 1, Suite A 109, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:315-21. 2007
  5. ncbi History of diabetes mellitus and risk of prostate cancer in physicians
    K Zhu
    United States Military Cancer Institute, Walter Reed Medical Center, Washington, DC 20037 5001, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:978-82. 2004
  6. ncbi Use of electric bedding devices and risk of breast cancer in African-American women
    Kangmin Zhu
    Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:798-806. 2003
  7. ncbi Methyl-group dietary intake and risk of breast cancer among African-American women: a case-control study by methylation status of the estrogen receptor alpha genes
    Kangmin Zhu
    United States Military Cancer Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:827-36. 2003
  8. ncbi Unlimited access to care: effect on racial disparity and prognostic factors in lung cancer
    Charles R Mulligan
    Division of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Pathology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Room 4710A, 6900 Georgia Avenue, Northwest, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:25-31. 2006
  9. ncbi Factors associated with the incompliance with mammogram screening among individuals with a family history of breast cancer or ovarian cancer
    Hongyu Wu
    United States Military Cancer Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Ave, NW Building 1, Suite E 111, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 101:317-24. 2007
  10. pmc A case-control study of menstrual factors in relation to breast cancer risk in African-American women
    Jessica S B Beiler
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 95:930-8. 2003

Research Grants

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Publications33

  1. ncbi Potential differences in breast cancer risk factors based on CYP1A1 MspI and African-American-specific genotypes
    Kangmin Zhu
    United States Military Cancer Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center Building 1, Suite A 109, 6900 Georgia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:207-15. 2006
    ..We studied both CYP1A1 polymorphisms to determine if African-American women with these variants have breast cancer risk factor profiles that are different from those of other African-American women...
  2. ncbi Body mass index and use of mammography screening in the United States
    Kangmin Zhu
    United States Military Cancer Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Building 1, Suite A 109, 6900 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Prev Med 42:381-5. 2006
    ..This study examined the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and mammography screening, using the data from the year 2000 United States National Health Interview Survey...
  3. ncbi Body mass index and breast cancer risk in African American women
    Kangmin Zhu
    United States Military Cancer Institute, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:123-8. 2005
    ..Studies of the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and breast cancer in African American women have been few. We conducted a case-control study to examine whether BMI is associated with risk of breast cancer in this population...
  4. ncbi Cigarette smoking and primary liver cancer: a population-based case-control study in US men
    Kangmin Zhu
    US Military Cancer Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Avenue, NW, Building 1, Suite A 109, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:315-21. 2007
    ..Using the case-control data from the Selected Cancers Study, the authors assessed whether cigarette smoking increases the risk of primary liver cancer in the US...
  5. ncbi History of diabetes mellitus and risk of prostate cancer in physicians
    K Zhu
    United States Military Cancer Institute, Walter Reed Medical Center, Washington, DC 20037 5001, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:978-82. 2004
    ..44 (95% CI: 0.34, 6.17) for stage A prostate cancer and 0.48 (95% CI: 0.28, 0.83) for stages B-D. Results suggest that history of diabetes may be associated with a decreased risk of prostate cancer, especially late-stage tumors...
  6. ncbi Use of electric bedding devices and risk of breast cancer in African-American women
    Kangmin Zhu
    Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:798-806. 2003
    ..The use of electric bedding devices may increase breast cancer risk in African-American women aged 20-64 years. Such an association might not vary substantially by menopausal status or estrogen receptor status...
  7. ncbi Methyl-group dietary intake and risk of breast cancer among African-American women: a case-control study by methylation status of the estrogen receptor alpha genes
    Kangmin Zhu
    United States Military Cancer Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:827-36. 2003
    ..This study aimed to test this hypothesis in African-American women using a case-control design...
  8. ncbi Unlimited access to care: effect on racial disparity and prognostic factors in lung cancer
    Charles R Mulligan
    Division of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Pathology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Room 4710A, 6900 Georgia Avenue, Northwest, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:25-31. 2006
    ..Evaluate the prognostic factors influencing lung cancer survival under a universal health care system and determine if access to care eliminates clinical outcome disparity...
  9. ncbi Factors associated with the incompliance with mammogram screening among individuals with a family history of breast cancer or ovarian cancer
    Hongyu Wu
    United States Military Cancer Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Ave, NW Building 1, Suite E 111, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 101:317-24. 2007
    ..Using the data from the 2000 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), we examined factors related to the underuse of mammogram in this population...
  10. pmc A case-control study of menstrual factors in relation to breast cancer risk in African-American women
    Jessica S B Beiler
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 95:930-8. 2003
    ..No significant associations were observed for other menstrual factors. Findings suggest that cycle length has an inverse association with breast cancer in African-American women that may primarily exist for post-menopausal tumors...
  11. ncbi Hispanic acculturation and utilization of colorectal cancer screening in the United States
    Mona Shah
    United States Military Cancer Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 30:306-12. 2006
    ..This study aimed to examine whether low acculturation was a risk factor for the underutilization of colorectal cancer screening in the Hispanic population...
  12. ncbi Trends in testicular germ cell tumours by ethnic group in the United States
    Mona N Shah
    United States Military Cancer Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Int J Androl 30:206-13; discussion 213-4. 2007
    ..These data suggest that rates are increasing among Hispanic white men and black men, but are stabilizing among white men and API/AIAN men. The peak of the TGCT epidemic may have been reached in these latter groups...
  13. pmc Rising thyroid cancer incidence in the United States by demographic and tumor characteristics, 1980-2005
    Lindsey Enewold
    United States Military Cancer Institute, Department of Pathology and Area Laboratory Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20306 6000, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:784-91. 2009
    ..Medical surveillance and more sensitive diagnostic procedures cannot completely explain the observed increases in papillary thyroid cancer rates. Thus, other possible explanations should be explored...
  14. ncbi Lung cancer staging: a case for a new T definition
    Charles R Mulligan
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, and United States Military Cancer Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:220-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine a more refined T definition for lung cancer staging on the basis of clinical outcomes...
  15. pmc Cancer incidence in the U.S. military population: comparison with rates from the SEER program
    Kangmin Zhu
    US Military Cancer Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1740-5. 2009
    ..Overall, these results suggest that cancer patterns may differ between military and nonmilitary populations. Further studies are needed to confirm these findings and explore contributing factors...
  16. pmc Stomach carcinoma incidence patterns in the United States by histologic type and anatomic site
    Hongyu Wu
    United States Military Cancer Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Northwest, Washington, DC, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1945-52. 2009
    ..Using data from the U.S. National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results program, we analyzed stomach carcinoma incidence patterns by both histologic type and anatomic site...
  17. ncbi Psychological distress in U.S. women who have experienced false-positive mammograms
    Ismail Jatoi
    Department of Surgery, National Naval Medical Center and Uniformed Services University, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 100:191-200. 2006
    ..In the United States, approximately 10.7% of all screening mammograms lead to a false-positive result, but the overall impact of false-positives on psychological well-being is poorly understood...
  18. pmc Oral contraceptive use among women in the military and the general U.S. population
    Lindsey Enewold
    United States Military Cancer Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia 20306 6000, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:839-45. 2010
    ..S. military and the general U.S. population using data from the Military Health System Management Analysis and Reporting Tool (M2) and the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), respectively...
  19. ncbi Self-reported hepatitis and non-Hodgkin lymphoma: an analysis according to the time since hepatitis diagnosis
    Hongyu Wu
    United States Military Cancer Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Ave, NW Building 1, Suite E 111 Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:400-5. 2006
    ..Using data from the Selected Cancers Study, the authors tested whether the association between hepatitis infection and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) varied according to the time since the diagnosis of hepatitis...
  20. ncbi An intervention study on screening for breast cancer among single African-American women aged 65 and older
    Kangmin Zhu
    Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey 17033, USA
    Prev Med 34:536-45. 2002
    ..Older African-American women with single marital status are least likely to use screening procedures. This study aimed to evaluate a breast screening intervention program conducted in this population...
  21. ncbi The relationship between menstrual factors and breast cancer according to estrogen receptor status of tumor: a case-control study in African-American women
    Kangmin Zhu
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, College of Medicine, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033 0855, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:S3-23-9. 2002
    ..This case-control study aimed to examine such a relationship according to ER status of breast cancer in African-American women...
  22. ncbi Hispanic acculturation and utilization of cervical cancer screening in the US
    Mona Shah
    United States Military Cancer Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Building 1, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Prev Med 42:146-9. 2006
    ..Using data from the 2000 National Health Interview Survey, this study examined whether acculturation of Hispanic women was associated with cervical cancer screening...
  23. ncbi Risk factors for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma according to family history of haematolymphoproliferative malignancies
    K Zhu
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033-0855, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 30:818-24. 2001
    ..The higher risks of NHL for homosexual behaviour and heroin use, surrogates of HIV infection, in men with a family history of HLPM imply that genetic susceptibility may be influential on the occurrence of HIV-related NHL...
  24. ncbi Case-control study evaluating the homogeneity and heterogeneity of risk factors between sinonasal and nasopharyngeal cancers
    Kangmin Zhu
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033 0855, USA
    Int J Cancer 99:119-23. 2002
    ..Our study suggests that except for smoking and chlorophenol exposure, which are associated with both sites, the risk factor profiles may differ between sinonasal and nasopharyngeal cancers...
  25. ncbi Breast, colorectal, and skin cancer screening practices and family history of cancer in U.S. women
    Mona Shah
    United States Military Cancer Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:526-34. 2007
    ..This study examined whether women with a family history of cancer were more likely to use breast, colorectal, or skin cancer screenings compared with those without such a family history...
  26. ncbi Family history of cancer and utilization of prostate, colorectal and skin cancer screening tests in U.S. men
    Mona Shah
    United States Military Cancer Institute, Walter Reed Army, Medical Center, Building 1, Suite E 111, 6900 Georgia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Prev Med 44:459-64. 2007
    ..This study examined whether men with a family history of cancer were more likely to utilize prostate, colorectal or skin cancer screenings compared to those without a family history...
  27. doi Incidence rates of exocrine and endocrine pancreatic cancers in the United States
    Jing Zhou
    United States Military Cancer Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Building 1, Suite A 109, 6900 Georgia Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:853-61. 2010
    ..While better detection and classification of tumors through improved diagnostic procedures may be related to these changing trends, etiologic factors warrant study...
  28. ncbi Incidence patterns of soft tissue sarcomas, regardless of primary site, in the surveillance, epidemiology and end results program, 1978-2001: An analysis of 26,758 cases
    Jorge R Toro
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892 7231, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:2922-30. 2006
    ..Incidence patterns of STS varied markedly by histologic type, supporting the notion that these tumors may be etiologically distinct...
  29. ncbi The Clinical Breast Care Project: an important resource in investigating environmental and genetic contributions to breast cancer in African American women
    Rachel E Ellsworth
    Clinical Breast Care Project, Windber Research Institute, Windber, PA 15963, USA
    Cell Tissue Bank 9:109-20. 2008
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  30. ncbi An empirical study of the use of living versus deceased study subjects: associations with liver cancer in the selected cancers study
    H Irene Hall
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention NCCDPHP DCPC, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:15-20. 2002
    ..In case-control studies, the issue of whether living or deceased controls should be used for deceased cases has been controversial...
  31. ncbi BMI and cervical cancer screening among white, African-American, and Hispanic women in the United States
    Hongyu Wu
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:526-7; author reply 527. 2006
  32. ncbi Re: "Blood transfusions as a risk factor for non-Hodgkins lymphoma in the San Francisco Bay area: a population based study"
    Jingcai Zhu
    Am J Epidemiol 157:1052. 2003
  33. ncbi African-American ethnicity in epidemiological studies of calcium antagonists in relation to cancer
    Kangmin Zhu
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, College of Medicine, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey 17033 0855, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:144-8. 2002

Research Grants3

  1. Epidemiology Study of Colon Cancer Proteomic Prediction
    Kangmin Zhu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Proteomic early detection and prediction of colon cancer will contribute to the cure of the disease and the optimization of prevention/intervention strategies to reduce colon cancer occurrence. ..
  2. Epidemiology Study of Colon Cancer Proteomic Prediction
    Kangmin Zhu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Proteomic early detection and prediction of colon cancer will contribute to the cure of the disease and the optimization of prevention/intervention strategies to reduce colon cancer occurrence. ..