Affiliation: Anti-Cancer Council of Victoria
- Diet, nutrition and prostate cancerG Giles
Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Anti Cancer Council of Victoria, Carlton South, Australia
Int J Cancer . 1997..Such studies are underway...
- Evaluation of the organised mammographic screening programme in AustraliaG G Giles
Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton South, Victoria, Australia
Ann Oncol 14:1209-11. 2003..As the BreastScreen Australia database is routinely linked in future to population cancer registries, the mortality reduction due to mammographic screening may be estimated more precisely...
- In situ and small invasive breast cancer register in Victoria, 1988 to 1992: tumour characteristics and patient managementG Giles
Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Anti Cancer Council of Victoria, Carlton, Australia
ANZ J Surg 71:266-70. 2001..This was unique in being a population-based register and only possible because in Victoria, as in some other Australian states, all cancers including in situ disease are reported to the Central Cancer Registry...
- Smoking and prostate cancer: findings from an Australian case-control studyG G Giles
Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Anti Cancer Council of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
Ann Oncol 12:761-5. 2001..To examine the risk of smoking on histopathologically-confirmed moderate- and high-grade prostate cancer...
- The Anti Cancer Council of Victoria FFQ: relative validity of nutrient intakes compared with weighed food records in young to middle-aged women in a study of iron supplementationA Hodge
Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Anti Cancer Council of Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053
Aust N Z J Public Health 24:576-83. 2000..To assess the validity of the Anti Cancer Council of Victoria food frequency questionnaire (ACCVFFQ) relative to seven-day weighed food records (WFRs) in 63 women of child-bearing age...
- Risk of cancer after use of fertility drugs with in-vitro fertilisationA Venn
Centre for the Study of Mothers and Children s Health, La Trobe University, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
Lancet 354:1586-90. 1999....
- Cervical cytology reported as negative and risk of adenocarcinoma of the cervix: no strong evidence of benefitH Mitchell
Victorian Cytology Service, Carlton South, Australia
Br J Cancer 71:894-7. 1995..These results suggest that cervical screening as practised in the 1970s and 1980s was much less effective in preventing adenocarcinoma than squamous carcinoma of the cervix...
- Population-based estimates of breast cancer risks associated with ATM gene variants c.7271T>G and c.1066-6T>G (IVS10-6T>G) from the Breast Cancer Family RegistryJ L Bernstein
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
Hum Mutat 27:1122-8. 2006....
- Risk of prostate cancer associated with a family history in an era of rapid increase in prostate cancer diagnosis (Australia)M P Staples
National Cancer Control Initiative, Australia
Cancer Causes Control 14:161-6. 2003....
- Prevalence of urinary symptoms in urban Australian men aged 40-69M McCredie
Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin Medical School, University of Otago, New Zealand
J Epidemiol Biostat 6:211-8. 2001..CONCLUSION: Among Australian men, being circumcised, or not currently living as married, were associated with increased prevalence of urinary symptoms...
- BRCA1 promoter deletions in young women with breast cancer and a strong family history: a population-based studyL D Smith
Genetic Epidemiology Laboratory, Department of Pathology, The University of Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Eur J Cancer 43:823-7. 2007..Our data support the inclusion of testing for large genomic alterations in the BRCA1 promoter region in routine clinical mutation detection within BRCA1...
- A positive association of smoking and articular knee joint cartilage in healthy peopleT L Racunica
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
Osteoarthritis Cartilage 15:587-90. 2007..To determine whether smoking affects knee cartilage in healthy adults by examining the association of tobacco use with tibial cartilage volume and tibiofemoral cartilage defects...
- Childhood adiposity predicts adult-onset current asthma in females: a 25-yr prospective studyJ A Burgess
Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, University of Melbourne, Carlton, VIC 3053 Australia
Eur Respir J 29:668-75. 2007..Higher body mass index in nonasthmatic young females at 7 yrs of age predicts risk of current asthma developing in adult life...
- CYP17 promoter polymorphism and breast cancer in Australian women under age forty yearsA B Spurdle
Cancer Unit, Joint Experimental Oncology Programme, The Queensland Institute of Medical Research, and The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
J Natl Cancer Inst 92:1674-81. 2000..Because steroid hormone exposure is known to influence breast cancer risk, we conducted a population-based, case-control-family study to assess the relationship between the CYP17 promoter polymorphism and early-onset breast cancer...
- Increasing underrepresentation of elderly patients with advanced colorectal or non-small-cell lung cancer in chemotherapy trialsR R Jennens
Department of Haematology and Medical Oncology, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Intern Med J 36:216-20. 2006..Elderly patients are underrepresented in chemotherapy trials for advanced colorectal cancer (CRC) and non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). However, the change in underrepresentation over time has not been documented...
- A comparison of estradiol levels between women with a hysterectomy and ovarian conservation and women with an intact uterusJ A Simpson
Cancer Epidemiology Centre, The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Climacteric 8:300-3. 2005..To compare the distribution of estradiol levels between women with a hysterectomy and ovarian conservation and women with an intact uterus...
- Cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr virus and risk of breast cancer before age 40 years: a case-control studyA K Richardson
Department of Public Health and General Practice, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
Br J Cancer 90:2149-52. 2004..11 (0.93-1.33) for EBV IgG. The higher mean CMV IgG levels found in women with breast cancer could be the result of a more recent infection with CMV, and may mean that late exposure to CMV is a risk factor for breast cancer...
- Androgenetic alopecia in men aged 40-69 years: prevalence and risk factorsG Severi
Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
Br J Dermatol 149:1207-13. 2003..The epidemiology of androgenetic alopecia (AGA) is not fully understood. Although a strong genetic basis has long been identified, little is known of its non-genetic causes...
- Risk factors for breast cancer in young women by oestrogen receptor and progesterone receptor statusM R E McCredie
Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Br J Cancer 89:1661-3. 2003..As hypothesised, no significant differences were found...
- Segregation analyses of 1,476 population-based Australian families affected by prostate cancerJ Cui
Centre for Genetic Epidemiology, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
Am J Hum Genet 68:1207-18. 2001..Within discussed limitations, these analyses confirm the genetic heterogeneity, of prostate cancer susceptibility, that is becoming evident from linkage analyses, and they may aid future efforts in gene discovery...
- Eye color and cutaneous nevi predict risk of ocular melanoma in AustraliaC M Vajdic
Cancer Research and Registers Division, New South Wales Cancer Council, Sydney, Australia
Int J Cancer 92:906-12. 2001..An independent association with cutaneous nevi suggests a role for other genetic factors...
- Biological markers that predict clinical recurrence in ductal carcinoma in situ of the breastE Provenzano
Molecular Pathology Laboratory, Victorian Breast Cancer Research Consortium, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
Eur J Cancer 39:622-30. 2003..These data identify clinically and biologically relevant subcategories of DCIS lesions, an essential basis for improving management...
- The steroid 5alpha-reductase type II TA repeat polymorphism is not associated with risk of breast or ovarian cancer in Australian womenA B Spurdle
Oncology Division, Joint Experimental Oncology Programme, The Queensland Institute of Medical Research, and The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4029 Australia
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:1287-93. 2001..4- to 1.7-fold, our results suggest that the SRD5A2 (TA)(9) allele is unlikely to be associated with moderate alterations in breast or ovarian cancer risk...