Aaron P Thrift

Summary

Affiliation: Queensland Institute of Medical Research
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma continues to rise: analysis of period and birth cohort effects on recent trends
    A P Thrift
    Population Health Department, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Ann Oncol 23:3155-62. 2012
  2. doi request reprint A model to determine absolute risk for esophageal adenocarcinoma
    Aaron P Thrift
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 11:138-44.e2. 2013
  3. pmc A clinical risk prediction model for Barrett esophagus
    Aaron P Thrift
    Cancer Control Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Locked Bag 2000, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 5:1115-23. 2012
  4. pmc A 5-year longitudinal study of schistosomiasis transmission in Shian village, the Anning River Valley, Sichuan Province, the Peoples' Republic of China
    Rong Zhu
    National Institute of Parasitic Disease, Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, Shanghai, PR China
    Parasit Vectors 4:43. 2011
  5. doi request reprint The influence of prediagnostic demographic and lifestyle factors on esophageal squamous cell carcinoma survival
    Aaron P Thrift
    Population Health Department, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, 300 Herston Road, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Int J Cancer 131:E759-68. 2012
  6. pmc Helicobacter pylori infection and the risks of Barrett's oesophagus: a population-based case-control study
    Aaron P Thrift
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Int J Cancer 130:2407-16. 2012
  7. pmc Inverse Association Between Gluteofemoral Obesity and Risk of Barrett's Esophagus in a Pooled Analysis
    Bradley J Kendall
    QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 14:1412-1419.e3. 2016
  8. pmc No significant effects of smoking or alcohol consumption on risk of Barrett's esophagus
    Aaron P Thrift
    Cancer Control Group, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Dig Dis Sci 59:108-16. 2014
  9. pmc Age at onset of GERD symptoms predicts risk of Barrett's esophagus
    Aaron P Thrift
    Population Health Department, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:915-22. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Can we really predict risk of cancer?
    Aaron P Thrift
    Population Health Department, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Queensland, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol 37:349-52. 2013

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi request reprint The incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma continues to rise: analysis of period and birth cohort effects on recent trends
    A P Thrift
    Population Health Department, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Ann Oncol 23:3155-62. 2012
    ..During the past four decades, the incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) has increased markedly in Western populations. Recent reports have suggested that the rate of increase has slowed or plateaued...
  2. doi request reprint A model to determine absolute risk for esophageal adenocarcinoma
    Aaron P Thrift
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 11:138-44.e2. 2013
    ..Esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) develops rapidly and has a high mortality rate. We aimed to develop a prediction model to estimate the absolute 5-year risks, based on different profiles of factors, for developing EAC...
  3. pmc A clinical risk prediction model for Barrett esophagus
    Aaron P Thrift
    Cancer Control Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Locked Bag 2000, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 5:1115-23. 2012
    ..The prediction model performed reasonably well and has the potential to be an effective and useful clinical tool in selecting patients with gastroesophageal reflux symptoms to refer for endoscopic screening for Barrett esophagus...
  4. pmc A 5-year longitudinal study of schistosomiasis transmission in Shian village, the Anning River Valley, Sichuan Province, the Peoples' Republic of China
    Rong Zhu
    National Institute of Parasitic Disease, Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, Shanghai, PR China
    Parasit Vectors 4:43. 2011
    ..Here we present the results from a schistosomiasis-endemic village located above the dam in Sichuan Province...
  5. doi request reprint The influence of prediagnostic demographic and lifestyle factors on esophageal squamous cell carcinoma survival
    Aaron P Thrift
    Population Health Department, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, 300 Herston Road, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Int J Cancer 131:E759-68. 2012
    ..Future clinical follow-up studies should consider alcohol as a potential prognosticator, in addition to known clinicopathologic factors...
  6. pmc Helicobacter pylori infection and the risks of Barrett's oesophagus: a population-based case-control study
    Aaron P Thrift
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Int J Cancer 130:2407-16. 2012
    ..Helicobacter pylori infection is inversely associated with BO, and our findings suggest that decreased acid load is not the only mechanism underlying the H. pylori protective effect...
  7. pmc Inverse Association Between Gluteofemoral Obesity and Risk of Barrett's Esophagus in a Pooled Analysis
    Bradley J Kendall
    QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 14:1412-1419.e3. 2016
    ..We evaluated whether gluteofemoral obesity also reduces the risk of Barrett's esophagus (BE), a premalignant lesion associated with abdominal obesity...
  8. pmc No significant effects of smoking or alcohol consumption on risk of Barrett's esophagus
    Aaron P Thrift
    Cancer Control Group, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Dig Dis Sci 59:108-16. 2014
    ..However, it is still unclear whether smoking or alcohol is implicated in the development of BE...
  9. pmc Age at onset of GERD symptoms predicts risk of Barrett's esophagus
    Aaron P Thrift
    Population Health Department, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:915-22. 2013
    ..However, the significance of age at symptom onset is unknown. We examined the effects of multiple dimensions of GERD exposure on BE risk and whether these associations are modified by other risk factors for BE...
  10. doi request reprint Can we really predict risk of cancer?
    Aaron P Thrift
    Population Health Department, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Queensland, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol 37:349-52. 2013
    ..There remains debate however, about whether accurate risk prediction is achievable for most cancers...
  11. doi request reprint Lifetime alcohol consumption and risk of Barrett's Esophagus
    Aaron P Thrift
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Gastroenterol 106:1220-30. 2011
    ..However, few studies have investigated this association and findings have been inconsistent. We sought to examine the association between measures of total and beverage-specific alcohol consumption and BE risk...
  12. doi request reprint Predictors of survival among patients diagnosed with adenocarcinoma of the esophagus and gastroesophageal junction
    Aaron P Thrift
    Population Health Department, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, 300 Herston Road, Herston, QLD, 4006, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 23:555-64. 2012
    ..Patients diagnosed with esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) or gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma (GEJAC) have poor survival. We investigated the possible influence of pre-morbid lifestyle factors on survival for these lethal cancers...
  13. doi request reprint A Model to Predict the Risk of Keratinocyte Carcinomas
    David C Whiteman
    Population Health Department, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Herston, Queensland, Australia Electronic address
    J Invest Dermatol 136:1247-54. 2016
    ..72, 95% CI 0.70-0.75). Algorithms using self-reported patient data have high accuracy for predicting risks of keratinocyte carcinomas. ..
  14. pmc Symptoms of Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Gastroesophageal Reflux and the Risk of Barrett's Esophagus in a Population-Based Case-Control Study
    Anna Lindam
    Upper GI Surgery, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Cancer Control Laboratory, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 10:e0129836. 2015
    ..Gastroesophageal reflux is overrepresented in people with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and it has been suggested that OSA worsens gastroesophageal reflux symptoms. Aggravated reflux might lead to an increased risk of Barrett's esophagus...
  15. pmc Alcohol and the risk of Barrett's esophagus: a pooled analysis from the International BEACON Consortium
    Aaron P Thrift
    1 Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA 2 Cancer Control Group, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Gastroenterol 109:1586-94. 2014
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  16. pmc Fat mass by bioelectrical impedance analysis is not associated with increased risk of Barrett esophagus
    Aaron P Thrift
    Department of Population Health, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, QLD, Australia Houston VA HSR and D Center of Excellence Department of Medicine, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center Section of Health Services Research Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
    J Clin Gastroenterol 48:218-23. 2014
    ..To evaluate whether the association between obesity and Barrett esophagus (BE) is due to total body fatness, abdominal obesity, or both...
  17. pmc Five-year longitudinal assessment of the downstream impact on schistosomiasis transmission following closure of the Three Gorges Dam
    Darren J Gray
    Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, Infectious Diseases Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1588. 2012
    ..It is predicted that, long-term, the Three Gorges Dam (TGD) will impact upon the transmission of schistosomiasis in the PRC, with varying degree across the four transmission modes...
  18. pmc Current status and future perspectives on the etiology of esophageal adenocarcinoma
    Aaron P Thrift
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Front Oncol 2:11. 2012
    ..Here, we review the epidemiological evidence for the major risk factors of esophageal adenocarcinoma and also discuss perspectives for future research...
  19. pmc Obesity and risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma and Barrett's esophagus: a Mendelian randomization study
    Aaron P Thrift
    Division of Public Health Sciences APT, LO, TLV and Division of Human Biology BJR, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA Cancer Control Group APT, DCW and Statistical Genetics WEE, SM, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, UNC School of Medicine NJS and Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health MDG, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC Department of Population Sciences, Beckman Research Institute and City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duarte, CA LB Yale School of Public Health, Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, New Haven, CT HAR Division of Medical Oncology and Hematology, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Ontario Cancer Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada GL Department of Oncology, The Medical School, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK NCB Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA AHW Division of Research and Oakland Medical Center, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA DAC Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN YR, Unidad de Salud Mental Infanto-Juvenil
    J Natl Cancer Inst 106:. 2014
    ..Data from observational studies suggest that body mass index (BMI) is causally related to esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) and its precursor, Barrett's esophagus (BE). However, the relationships may be affected by bias and confounding...
  20. doi request reprint Adult body mass index and risk of ovarian cancer by subtype: a Mendelian randomization study
    Suzanne C Dixon
    Gynaecological Cancers Group, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane, QLD, Australia The University of Queensland, School of Public Health, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 45:884-95. 2016
    ..We used MR to elucidate the relationship between BMI and ovarian cancer, hypothesizing that genetically predicted BMI would be associated with increased risk of non-high grade serous ovarian cancers (non-HGSC) but not HGSC...
  21. pmc A multibiomarker risk score helps predict risk for Barrett's esophagus
    Aaron P Thrift
    Cancer Control Group, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Program in Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington Electronic address
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 12:1267-71. 2014
    ..Adding a multibiomarker risk score may improve discriminatory ability...