H Becher

Summary

Affiliation: German Cancer Research Center
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Quantitative cancer risk assessment for dioxins using an occupational cohort
    H Becher
    German Cancer Research Center, Division of Epidemiology, Heidelberg, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 106:663-70. 1998
  2. pmc Risk estimation as a decision-making tool for genetic analysis of the breast cancer susceptibility genes. EC Demonstration Project on Familial Breast Cancer
    J Chang-Claude
    Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Division of Epidemiology, Heidelberg, Germany
    Dis Markers 15:53-65. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding and breast cancer risk by age 50 among women in Germany
    J Chang-Claude
    Division of Epidemiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungs Zentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    Cancer Causes Control 11:687-95. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Low-to-moderate alcohol consumption and breast cancer risk by age 50 years among women in Germany
    S Kropp
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Deutsches Krebs-Forschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 154:624-34. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Low-dose oral contraceptives: protective effect on ovarian cancer risk
    J Royar
    Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 95:370-4. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Interaction effects and population-attributable risks for smoking and alcohol on laryngeal cancer and its subsites. A case-control study from Germany
    H Ramroth
    Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Methods Inf Med 43:499-504. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Absolute temperature, temperature changes and stroke risk: a case-crossover study
    C Kyobutungi
    Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:693-8. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Validity and representativeness of the "Disease Analyzer" patient database for use in pharmacoepidemiological and pharmacoeconomic studies
    H Becher
    Ruprecht Karls University, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 47:617-26. 2009

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. pmc Quantitative cancer risk assessment for dioxins using an occupational cohort
    H Becher
    German Cancer Research Center, Division of Epidemiology, Heidelberg, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 106:663-70. 1998
    ..Uncertainties regarding the dose-response function remain. These data did not indicate the existence of a threshold value; however, such a value cannot be excluded with any certainty...
  2. pmc Risk estimation as a decision-making tool for genetic analysis of the breast cancer susceptibility genes. EC Demonstration Project on Familial Breast Cancer
    J Chang-Claude
    Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Division of Epidemiology, Heidelberg, Germany
    Dis Markers 15:53-65. 1999
    ..Due to the incomplete BRCA2 screening of the families, we cannot yet draw any conclusions with respect to the breast cancer only families...
  3. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding and breast cancer risk by age 50 among women in Germany
    J Chang-Claude
    Division of Epidemiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungs Zentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    Cancer Causes Control 11:687-95. 2000
    ..Issues with regard to the timing of breastfeeding and effect modification by correlates of breastfeeding and other risk factors of breast cancer remain unresolved...
  4. ncbi request reprint Low-to-moderate alcohol consumption and breast cancer risk by age 50 years among women in Germany
    S Kropp
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Deutsches Krebs-Forschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 154:624-34. 2001
    ..7, 1.6, and 0.7 for women with low, moderate, and high levels of education, respectively. These data suggest that low-level consumption of alcohol does not increase breast cancer risk in premenopausal women...
  5. ncbi request reprint Low-dose oral contraceptives: protective effect on ovarian cancer risk
    J Royar
    Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 95:370-4. 2001
    ..Our study provides evidence that low-dose oral contraceptives confer substantial protection against the development of ovarian cancer...
  6. ncbi request reprint Interaction effects and population-attributable risks for smoking and alcohol on laryngeal cancer and its subsites. A case-control study from Germany
    H Ramroth
    Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Methods Inf Med 43:499-504. 2004
    ..To assess the joint effect of smoking and alcohol consumption on laryngeal risk on tumor subsites...
  7. ncbi request reprint Absolute temperature, temperature changes and stroke risk: a case-crossover study
    C Kyobutungi
    Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:693-8. 2005
    ..7-5.9) at a lag time of 3 days. We found no relevant relation between temperature and stroke risk. The results suggest that the risk of ischemic stroke may increase with large day-to-day variations upwards or downwards in temperature...
  8. ncbi request reprint Validity and representativeness of the "Disease Analyzer" patient database for use in pharmacoepidemiological and pharmacoeconomic studies
    H Becher
    Ruprecht Karls University, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 47:617-26. 2009
    ..Using various validity criteria, the representativeness of this database is examined with respect to variables relevant to pharmacoepidemiological and pharmacoeconomic studies...