Affiliation: Cross Cancer Institute
- The effects of transdermal and oral oestrogen replacement therapy on colorectal cancer risk in postmenopausal womenI Csizmadi
Centre for Clinical Epidemiology, S M B D Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Chemin de la Cote Ste Catherine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Br J Cancer 90:76-81. 2004..33 (95% CI: 0.12-0.95), and for OE use were 0.90 (95% CI: 0.73-1.01) and 0.75 (95% CI: 0.60-0.93), respectively. The risk reduction for colorectal cancer with TDE may be greater in magnitude than that which has been reported for oral HRT...
- Health-related behavior and the use of hormone replacement therapyIlona Csizmadi
Centre for Clinical Epidemiology, S M B D Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 13:65-71. 2004..To study health-related differences between hormone replacement therapy (HRT) users and nonusers among colorectal cases and women without diagnosed cancer...
- Defining hormone replacement therapy in longitudinal studies: impact on measures of effectIlona Csizmadi
Centre for Clinical Epidemiology, S M B D Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 13:215-25. 2004..Various methods used to define HRT exposure produce a range of estimated ORs that vary in magnitude similar to results reported in the literature from observational studies investigating the association between HRT and colorectal cancer...
- An analysis of the effect of selection bias on the association of hormone replacement therapy and breast cancer riskIlona Csizmadi
Division of Population Health and Information, Alberta Cancer Board, 1331 29 Street NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N2, Canada
Chronic Dis Can 26:73-9. 2005..02 - 2.40), respectively, following re-sampling of the controls. This sensitivity analysis illustrates the extent to which differential participation rates between HRT users and nonusers may affect estimates of measures of effect...
- Adaptation and evaluation of the National Cancer Institute's Diet History Questionnaire and nutrient database for Canadian populationsIlona Csizmadi
Division of Population Health and Information, Alberta Cancer Board, 1331 29 Street NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 4N2
Public Health Nutr 10:88-96. 2007..Hence, we undertook to evaluate and modify the National Cancer Institute's Diet History Questionnaire (DHQ) and nutrient database...
- Case-control study of inflammatory markers and the risk of endometrial cancerChristine M Friedenreich
Department of Population Health Research, Division of Cancer Care, Alberta Health Services, Alberta, Canada
Eur J Cancer Prev 22:374-9. 2013..In conclusion, we found epidemiologic evidence for an association between CRP and the risk of endometrial cancer, which was slightly stronger for type I cancer. No associations emerged for TNF-α and IL-6...
- Case-control study of the metabolic syndrome and metabolic risk factors for endometrial cancerChristine M Friedenreich
Department of Population Health Research, Division of Cancer Care, Alberta Health Services Cancer Care Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 29 Street N W Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N2, Canada
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2384-95. 2011..Metabolic syndrome may predict endometrial cancer risk better than diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, dysglycemia, or weight alone, but few studies have examined this issue...
- Case-control study of markers of insulin resistance and endometrial cancer riskChristine M Friedenreich
Division of Cancer Care, Alberta Health Services, Department of Population Health Research, Calgary, Canada
Endocr Relat Cancer 19:785-92. 2012..Interventions aimed at decreasing both obesity and insulin resistance may decrease endometrial cancer risk...
- Risk of endometrial cancer in relation to individual nutrients from diet and supplementsRita K Biel
Division of Cancer Care, Department of Population Health Research, Alberta Health Services, 1331 29 St N W, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N2, Canada
Public Health Nutr 14:1948-60. 2011..Intake of nutrients may influence the risk of endometrial cancer (EC). We aimed to estimate the association of intake of individual nutrients from food and from food plus supplements with EC occurrence...
- Cognitive testing of the STAR-Q: insights in activity and sedentary time reportingHeather K Neilson
Dept of Population Health Research, Alberta Health Services Cancer Care, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
J Phys Act Health 10:379-89. 2013....
- Hours spent and energy expended in physical activity domains: results from the Tomorrow Project cohort in Alberta, CanadaIlona Csizmadi
Department of Population Health Research, Alberta Health Services Cancer Care, 1331 29 Street NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:110. 2011..We describe domain-specific hours of activity and energy expended among participants in a prospective cohort in Alberta, Canada...
- Dietary assessment is a critical element of health research - Perspective from the Partnership for Advancing Nutritional and Dietary Assessment in CanadaMarie Ève Labonté
a School of Nutrition, Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods, Laval University, Quebec, QC G1V 0A6, Canada
Appl Physiol Nutr Metab . 2016..Such strategies would contribute to a better understanding of the roles played by diet in human health and better translation of this information into the most meaningful and effective dietary guidelines, policies, and interventions...
- Glycemic load and endometrial cancer risk in a case-control study of Canadian womenDarren R Brenner
Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research, Alberta Health Services CancerControl Alberta, Calgary, AB, Canada
Cancer Epidemiol 39:170-3. 2015..We therefore evaluated the association between glycemic load (GL) and endometrial cancer in a population-based-case control study using a comprehensive quantitative food frequency questionnaire for the estimation of GL...
- Case-control study of dietary patterns and endometrial cancer riskRita K Biel
Department of Population Health Research, Division of Cancer Care, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Canada
Nutr Cancer 63:673-86. 2011..A mostly plant-based dietary pattern may reduce EC risk. Recommendations for risk reduction should focus on maintaining a healthy weight and the role of diet should be studied further...
- Leisure-Time Physical Activity Does not Attenuate the Association Between Occupational Sedentary Behavior and Obesity: Results From Alberta's Tomorrow ProjectJoshua A Nicholas
University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
J Phys Act Health 12:1589-600. 2015..This study aimed to examine the association between occupational sedentary behavior and obesity, and to determine if this association is independent of leisure-time physical activity (LTPA)...
- Two-stage case-control studies: precision of parameter estimates and considerations in selecting sample sizeJames A Hanley
Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Am J Epidemiol 162:1225-34. 2005..Two methods are suggested for sample size planning based on a quantitative, rather than binary, exposure...
- Associations between the neighbourhood food environment, neighbourhood socioeconomic status, and diet quality: An observational studyMaria McInerney
Department of Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, 3280 Hospital Drive, North West Calgary, Alberta, T2N 4Z6, Canada
BMC Public Health 16:984. 2016..This study investigated the independent and joint effects of neighbourhood food environment and neighbourhood socioeconomic status in relation to diet quality in Canadian adults...
- Using national dietary intake data to evaluate and adapt the US Diet History Questionnaire: the stepwise tailoring of an FFQ for Canadian useIlona Csizmadi
1Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research, Alberta Health Services CancerControl, Holy Cross Centre, Box ACB, 2210 2nd Street SW, Calgary, AB, Canada, T3S 3C3
Public Health Nutr 19:3247-3255. 2016..To evaluate the Canadian Diet History Questionnaire I (C-DHQ I) food list and to adapt the US DHQ II for Canada using Canadian dietary survey data...
- Conditions associated with circulating tumor-associated folate receptor 1 protein in healthy men and womenLinda E Kelemen
Department of Population Health Research, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Medical Genetics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
PLoS ONE 9:e96542. 2014..We investigated the conditions associated with circulating FOLR1 protein in healthy individuals and sought to clarify the range of normal serum values...
- Are physical activity levels linked to nutrient adequacy? Implications for cancer riskIlona Csizmadi
a Department of Population Health Research, CancerControl Alberta, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Canada
Nutr Cancer 66:214-24. 2014..The benefits of higher PALs may extend beyond the usual benefits attributed to physical activity to include having a more favorable impact on nutrient adequacy. ..
- Exploring statistical approaches to diminish subjectivity of cluster analysis to derive dietary patterns: The Tomorrow ProjectGeraldine Lo Siou
Department of Population Health Research, Alberta Health Services Cancer Care, c o Holy Cross Site, Box ACB, 2210 2nd Street SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2S 3C3
Am J Epidemiol 173:956-67. 2011..The authors' approach appeared helpful when choosing the clustering method for both sexes and the optimal number of clusters for men, but additional analyses are required to understand why it performed differently for women...
- Estimating activity energy expenditure: how valid are physical activity questionnaires?Heather K Neilson
Division of Population Health and Information, Alberta Cancer Board, Calgary, Canada
Am J Clin Nutr 87:279-91. 2008..Small sample sizes, use of correlation coefficients, and limited information on individual validity were problematic. Future research should address these issues to clarify the true validity of PAQs for estimating AEE...
- Re: "Influence of exercise, walking, cycling, and overall nonexercise physical activity on mortality in Chinese women"Ilona Csizmadi
Am J Epidemiol 166:1355-6. 2007
- Use of postmenopausal estrogen replacement therapy from 1981 to 1997Ilona Csizmadi
CMAJ 166:187-8. 2002