Alison Reid

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Australia
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Age and sex differences in malignant mesothelioma after residential exposure to blue asbestos (crocidolite)
    Alison Reid
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Group, School of Population Health, M707, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley, WA 6009 Australia
    Chest 131:376-82. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Aerodigestive and gastrointestinal tract cancers and exposure to crocidolite (blue asbestos): incidence and mortality among former crocidolite workers
    Alison Reid
    School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia
    Int J Cancer 111:757-61. 2004
  3. pmc The risk of lung cancer with increasing time since ceasing exposure to asbestos and quitting smoking
    A Reid
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Group, School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Occup Environ Med 63:509-12. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence among women and girls environmentally and occupationally exposed to blue asbestos at Wittenoom, Western Australia
    Alison Reid
    Occupational Respiratory Epidemiology, School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, Australia
    Int J Cancer 122:2337-44. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Estimated prevalence of exposure to occupational carcinogens in Australia (2011-2012)
    Renee N Carey
    Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Occup Environ Med 71:55-62. 2014
  6. doi request reprint All-cause mortality and cancer incidence among adults exposed to blue asbestos during childhood
    Alison Reid
    Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre, Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia
    Am J Ind Med 56:133-45. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Parental occupational exposure to engine exhausts and childhood brain tumors
    Susan Peters
    Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
    Int J Cancer 132:2975-9. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Gynecologic and breast cancers in women after exposure to blue asbestos at Wittenoom
    Alison Reid
    Occupational Respiratory Epidemiology, School of Population Health, M431, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley WA 6009, Perth, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:140-7. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Retinol supplementation and mesothelioma incidence in workers earlier exposed to blue asbestos (Crocidolite) at Wittenoom, Western Australia
    Helman S Alfonso
    School of Population Health, Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Western Australia, 48 Murray Street, Perth, Western Australia 6001, Australia
    Eur J Cancer Prev 19:355-9. 2010
  10. doi request reprint The Australian Work Exposures Study: Prevalence of Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica
    Si Si
    1 School of Public Health, Curtin University, Kent Street, Bentley, Western Australia, Australia
    Ann Occup Hyg 60:631-7. 2016

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Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint Age and sex differences in malignant mesothelioma after residential exposure to blue asbestos (crocidolite)
    Alison Reid
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Group, School of Population Health, M707, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley, WA 6009 Australia
    Chest 131:376-82. 2007
    ..Blue asbestos was mined and milled at Wittenoom, Western Australia, from 1943 until 1966. Various public records were used to establish a cohort of residents of the nearby township. Mine tailings were distributed throughout the town...
  2. ncbi request reprint Aerodigestive and gastrointestinal tract cancers and exposure to crocidolite (blue asbestos): incidence and mortality among former crocidolite workers
    Alison Reid
    School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia
    Int J Cancer 111:757-61. 2004
    ..The excess mortality from upper aerodigestive cancers seen in this cohort of former asbestos workers compared to the Western Australian male population does not appear to be associated with exposure to crocidolite...
  3. pmc The risk of lung cancer with increasing time since ceasing exposure to asbestos and quitting smoking
    A Reid
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Group, School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Occup Environ Med 63:509-12. 2006
    ..To examine if the risk of lung cancer declines with increasing time since ceasing exposure to asbestos and quitting smoking, and to determine the relative asbestos effect between non-smokers and current smokers...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence among women and girls environmentally and occupationally exposed to blue asbestos at Wittenoom, Western Australia
    Alison Reid
    Occupational Respiratory Epidemiology, School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, Australia
    Int J Cancer 122:2337-44. 2008
    ..Forty years after the asbestos mine and mill at Wittenoom were closed, there is a high toll from cancer among the former female residents of the town and company workers...
  5. doi request reprint Estimated prevalence of exposure to occupational carcinogens in Australia (2011-2012)
    Renee N Carey
    Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Occup Environ Med 71:55-62. 2014
    ..This study, the Australian Work Exposures Study (AWES), aimed to investigate the current prevalence of occupational exposure to carcinogens...
  6. doi request reprint All-cause mortality and cancer incidence among adults exposed to blue asbestos during childhood
    Alison Reid
    Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre, Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia
    Am J Ind Med 56:133-45. 2013
    ..There are few data on the long-term health outcomes of exposure to asbestos in childhood. This study investigated cancer and mortality of adults exposed to blue asbestos as children...
  7. doi request reprint Parental occupational exposure to engine exhausts and childhood brain tumors
    Susan Peters
    Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
    Int J Cancer 132:2975-9. 2013
    ..62, 95% CI 1.12-2.34). No clear associations with other engine exhausts were found. Our results suggest that parental occupational exposure to diesel exhaust may increase the risk of CBT...
  8. doi request reprint Gynecologic and breast cancers in women after exposure to blue asbestos at Wittenoom
    Alison Reid
    Occupational Respiratory Epidemiology, School of Population Health, M431, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley WA 6009, Perth, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:140-7. 2009
    ..We examine the incidence and exposure-response relationships of these cancers among 2,968 women and girls exposed to blue asbestos at Wittenoom, Western Australia...
  9. doi request reprint Retinol supplementation and mesothelioma incidence in workers earlier exposed to blue asbestos (Crocidolite) at Wittenoom, Western Australia
    Helman S Alfonso
    School of Population Health, Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Western Australia, 48 Murray Street, Perth, Western Australia 6001, Australia
    Eur J Cancer Prev 19:355-9. 2010
    ..In conclusion, this study provides little support for possible preventive effects of retinol against mesothelioma in workers exposed to blue asbestos...
  10. doi request reprint The Australian Work Exposures Study: Prevalence of Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica
    Si Si
    1 School of Public Health, Curtin University, Kent Street, Bentley, Western Australia, Australia
    Ann Occup Hyg 60:631-7. 2016
    ..The aim of this study is to estimate the characteristics of those exposed and the circumstances of RCS exposure in Australian workplaces...
  11. ncbi request reprint Increasing incidence of malignant mesothelioma after exposure to asbestos during home maintenance and renovation
    Nola J Olsen
    University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
    Med J Aust 195:271-4. 2011
    ..To determine trends in incidence of malignant mesothelioma (MM) caused by exposure to asbestos during home maintenance and renovation...
  12. doi request reprint Development of a Job-Exposure Matrix (AsbJEM) to Estimate Occupational Exposure to Asbestos in Australia
    Svein C van Oyen
    1 Occupational Respiratory Epidemiology, School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Hwy, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Ann Occup Hyg 59:737-48. 2015
    ..Occupational exposure data on asbestos are limited and poorly integrated in Australia so that estimates of disease risk and attribution of disease causation are usually calculated from data that are not specific for local conditions...
  13. doi request reprint Familial aggregation of malignant mesothelioma in former workers and residents of Wittenoom, Western Australia
    Nicholas de Klerk
    School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
    Int J Cancer 132:1423-8. 2013
    ..9 expected. The risk ratio for blood relatives was 1.9 (95% confidence interval [CI] = 1.3-2.9, p = 0.002). These findings suggest an important, but not large, genetic component in mesothelioma, similar to many other cancers...
  14. doi request reprint A priority list of occupational carcinogenic agents for preventative action in Australia
    Renae C Fernandez
    Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Hospital Avenue, Nedlands, WA 6009
    Aust N Z J Public Health 36:111-5. 2012
    ..To develop a list of carcinogens to guide decisions on priorities for preventive action in Australian workplaces...
  15. doi request reprint Australian work exposures studies: occupational exposure to pesticides
    Jasmine Jomichen
    School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia School of Population Health, The University of Western, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Occup Environ Med . 2016
    ..The main aim of this study was to estimate the current prevalence of pesticide exposure in Australian workplaces...
  16. doi request reprint The Australian Work Exposures Study: prevalence of occupational exposure to diesel engine exhaust
    Susan Peters
    1 Occupational Respiratory Epidemiology, School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Ann Occup Hyg 59:600-8. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the current prevalence of exposure to diesel engine exhaust in Australian workplaces...
  17. doi request reprint Plasma retinol and total carotenes and fracture risk after long-term supplementation with high doses of retinol
    Gina L Ambrosini
    School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia
    Nutrition 30:551-6. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate plasma retinol and total carotene concentrations in relation to fracture risk after long-term supplementation with retinol and/or beta-carotene in 998 adults between 1990 and 2007...
  18. doi request reprint Long-term effects of aluminium dust inhalation
    Susan Peters
    Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Occup Environ Med 70:864-8. 2013
    ..We additionally looked at pneumoconiosis mortality to estimate the effect of the aluminium therapy...
  19. pmc The estimated prevalence of exposure to asthmagens in the Australian workforce, 2014
    Lin Fritschi
    School of Public Health, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, Western Australia, 6845, Australia
    BMC Pulm Med 16:48. 2016
    ..There is very little information available on a national level as to the number of people exposed to specific asthmagens in workplaces...
  20. doi request reprint Demographic and Occupational Differences Between Ethnic Minority Workers Who Did and Did Not Complete the Telephone Survey in English
    Terry Boyle
    1 Cancer Control Research, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 2 School of Population and Public Health, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 3 Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Ann Occup Hyg 59:862-71. 2015
    ..In this study, we investigated whether participants from ethnic minorities who chose to answer a study interview in a language other than English (LOTE) differed from those who completed the interview in English...
  21. doi request reprint Effect of N-acetylcysteine supplementation on oxidative stress status and alveolar inflammation in people exposed to asbestos: a double-blind, randomized clinical trial
    Helman Alfonso
    School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Respirology 20:1102-7. 2015
    ..We investigated the effects of oral N-acetylcysteine (NAC) on indicators of inflammation or oxidative stress in asymptomatic people previously exposed to asbestos...
  22. doi request reprint Polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) concentrations in plasma of pregnant women from Western Australia
    Ania Stasinska
    School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia Electronic address
    Sci Total Environ 493:554-61. 2014
    ..Maternal PBDE concentrations were not associated with infant birth weight. This study builds upon previous Australian research and shows that concentrations in this sample of Western Australian women were higher than in parts of Europe...
  23. doi request reprint 0132 Do participants who complete a telephone survey in a language other than English differ to those who complete the survey in English?
    Terry Boyle
    The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Occup Environ Med 71:A77. 2014
    ..In this study we investigated whether participants from ethnic minorities who chose to complete a study interview in a language other than English (LOTE) differed from those who completed the interview in English...
  24. doi request reprint Does exposure to asbestos cause ovarian cancer? A systematic literature review and meta-analysis
    Alison Reid
    Centre for Medical Research, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:1287-95. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to conduct a meta-analysis to quantify the evidence that exposure to asbestos causes ovarian cancer...
  25. doi request reprint Ultra low dose CT screen-detected non-malignant incidental findings in the Western Australian Asbestos Review Programme
    Conor P Murray
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Respirology 21:1419-1424. 2016
    ..We aimed to describe the prevalence of indeterminate pulmonary nodules and incidental findings on chest LDCT of asbestos-exposed subjects in Western Australia...
  26. doi request reprint Estimation of quantitative levels of diesel exhaust exposure and the health impact in the contemporary Australian mining industry
    Susan Peters
    Department of Occupational Respiratory Epidemiology, School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Occup Environ Med . 2016
    ..To estimate quantitative levels of exposure to diesel exhaust expressed by elemental carbon (EC) in the contemporary mining industry and to describe the excess risk of lung cancer that may result from those levels...
  27. doi request reprint The mental health of asbestos-exposed subjects with pleural abnormalities
    Peter Franklin
    School of Population Health, M431, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA, 6009, Australia
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 88:343-50. 2015
    ..To examine the effect of knowledge of radiographic abnormalities on the mental health of asbestos-exposed people with and without pleural abnormalities...
  28. doi request reprint Concentrations of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in residential dust samples from Western Australia
    Ania Stasinska
    School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Chemosphere 91:187-93. 2013
    ..Further investigation of sources with a larger sample size is required to determine associations between PBDE concentrations and potential exposure sources and geographical regions...
  29. doi request reprint Asbestos exposure and gestational trophoblastic disease: a hypothesis
    Alison Reid
    School of Population Health, Centre for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia 6009, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2895-8. 2009
    ..Taking an occupational and residential history and examining pathologic specimens for asbestos fibers or bodies may prove useful in patients with gestational trophoblastic disease...
  30. doi request reprint Occupational exposure to carcinogens in Australian road transport workers
    Si Si
    School of Public Health, Curtin University, Kent Street, Bentley, Western Australia, Australia
    Am J Ind Med 59:31-41. 2016
    ..However, there are gaps in knowledge regarding the extent and the circumstances of exposure. As a sub-study of the Australian Work Exposures Study, this study investigated the prevalence of occupational exposure in Australian RTWs...
  31. doi request reprint 0131 Taking risks and survival jobs: foreign-born workers and work-related injuries in Australia
    Alison Reid
    Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Occup Environ Med 71:A15. 2014
    ..The aim of the study was to examine WRI among foreign-born workers in Australia...
  32. doi request reprint A genome-wide association study for malignant mesothelioma risk
    Gemma Cadby
    Centre for Genetic Origins of Health and Disease, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley, Western Australia 6009, Australia Electronic address
    Lung Cancer 82:1-8. 2013
    ..These findings were not replicated in the Italian study, although there was some evidence of replication in the region of SDK1. These suggestive associations will be further investigated in sequencing and functional studies. ..
  33. doi request reprint Sense of control and wellbeing decades after exposure to blue asbestos at Wittenoom, Western Australia
    Alison Reid
    Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Int J Occup Environ Health 18:116-23. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the impact of the knowledge of past asbestos exposure on psychosocial health...
  34. doi request reprint 0134 Prevalence of exposure to occupational carcinogens among ethnic minority workers in Australia
    Terry Boyle
    The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Occup Environ Med 71:A16. 2014
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  35. doi request reprint Parental occupational exposure to exhausts, solvents, glues and paints, and risk of childhood leukemia
    Alison Reid
    Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1575-85. 2011
    ..It is unknown whether parental occupational exposure to chemicals before during and after pregnancy increases the risk of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in the offspring. Few studies on this topic have assessed maternal exposures...
  36. ncbi request reprint Controlling occupational cancers in Australia
    Lin Fritschi
    Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
    Med J Aust 196:162-4. 2012
    ..We have no strategy for measuring rates, mitigating risk and meeting individuals' needs...
  37. ncbi request reprint Asbestos-related disease from recycled hessian superphosphate bags in rural Western Australia
    Arthur W Musk
    School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Crawley
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:312-3. 2006
    ..To describe the dissemination of asbestos fibres within the Western Australian community...
  38. doi request reprint 0129 Work related mortality and hospital admissions among migrant workers in Australia, 1991-2010
    Alison Reid
    Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Occup Environ Med 71:A15. 2014
    ..We examine deaths and hospital admissions from WRI, among foreign and Australian-born workers...
  39. doi request reprint Under-use of migrants' employment skills linked to poorer mental health
    Alison Reid
    Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009
    Aust N Z J Public Health 36:120-5. 2012
    ..This study investigated skill usage in three longitudinal studies of immigrants to Australia and examined if there is an association with mental health status...
  40. ncbi request reprint Who attends skin cancer screening in Western Australia? Results from the Lions Cancer Institute Skin Cancer Screening Program
    Heather A Williams
    School of Population Health M707, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Western Australia 6009
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:75-80. 2006
    ..To examine the characteristics of persons attending a skin cancer screening clinic in Western Australia and compare the effectiveness of screening in different socio-demographic subgroups...
  41. ncbi request reprint Growth and morbidity in children in the Aboriginal Birth Cohort Study: the urban-remote differential
    Dorothy E M Mackerras
    Menzies School of Health Research, PO Box 41096, Casuarina, NT 0811, Australia
    Med J Aust 178:56-60. 2003
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  42. ncbi request reprint In an Aboriginal birth cohort, only child size and not birth size, predicts insulin and glucose concentrations in childhood
    Susan M Sayers
    Menzies School of Health Research, P O Box 41096, Casuarina 0811, NT, Australia
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 65:151-7. 2004
    ..2%. In this indigenous Australian cohort with poor post-natal growth, only current child size is related to measures of glucose and insulin metabolism...