M F G Murphy

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oxford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Small-area analyses of bone cancer diagnosed in Great Britain provide clues to aetiology
    Richard J Q McNally
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, England, UK
    BMC Cancer 12:270. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Childhood and adult cancers: contrasts and commonalities
    Michael F G Murphy
    Childhood Cancer Research Group, New Richards Building, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LG, United Kingdom
    Maturitas 76:95-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Reduced occurrence of childhood cancer in twins compared to singletons: protection but by what mechanism?
    M F G Murphy
    Childhood Cancer Research Group, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 51:62-5. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint New York City offensive against tobacco
    Mike Murphy
    Childhood Cancer Research Group, University of Oxford, Oxford OX2 6HJ, UK
    Lancet 365:1831-2. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Retinoblastoma: treatment and survival in Great Britain 1963 to 2002
    A MacCarthy
    Childhood Cancer Research Group, University of Oxford, 57 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HJ, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 93:38-9. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Paternal occupation and retinoblastoma: a case-control study based on data for Great Britain 1962-1999
    A MacCarthy
    Childhood Cancer Research Group, Richards Building, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LG, UK
    Occup Environ Med 66:644-9. 2009
  7. pmc Second and subsequent tumours among 1927 retinoblastoma patients diagnosed in Britain 1951-2004
    A MacCarthy
    Childhood Cancer Research Group, New Richards Building, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LG, UK
    Br J Cancer 108:2455-63. 2013
  8. pmc Residential distance at birth from overhead high-voltage powerlines: childhood cancer risk in Britain 1962-2008
    K J Bunch
    Childhood Cancer Research Group, University of Oxford, New Richards Building, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LG, UK
    Br J Cancer 110:1402-8. 2014
  9. pmc Effects of changes in diagnosis and registration on time trends in recorded childhood cancer incidence in Great Britain
    M E Kroll
    Childhood Cancer Research Group, Department of Paediatrics, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LG, UK
    Br J Cancer 107:1159-62. 2012
  10. pmc Paternal occupation and neuroblastoma: a case-control study based on cancer registry data for Great Britain 1962-1999
    A MacCarthy
    Childhood Cancer Research Group, University of Oxford, Richards Building, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LG, UK
    Br J Cancer 102:615-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. pmc Small-area analyses of bone cancer diagnosed in Great Britain provide clues to aetiology
    Richard J Q McNally
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, England, UK
    BMC Cancer 12:270. 2012
    ..We investigated putative associations with deprivation and population density...
  2. doi request reprint Childhood and adult cancers: contrasts and commonalities
    Michael F G Murphy
    Childhood Cancer Research Group, New Richards Building, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LG, United Kingdom
    Maturitas 76:95-8. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Reduced occurrence of childhood cancer in twins compared to singletons: protection but by what mechanism?
    M F G Murphy
    Childhood Cancer Research Group, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 51:62-5. 2008
    ..Lifelong cancer incidence in these twins has already been reported as similar to that in singleton births. In contrast, the present paper presents robust estimates of a significantly reduced childhood cancer risk in twins to age 15...
  4. ncbi request reprint New York City offensive against tobacco
    Mike Murphy
    Childhood Cancer Research Group, University of Oxford, Oxford OX2 6HJ, UK
    Lancet 365:1831-2. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Retinoblastoma: treatment and survival in Great Britain 1963 to 2002
    A MacCarthy
    Childhood Cancer Research Group, University of Oxford, 57 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HJ, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 93:38-9. 2009
    ..This paper describes the treatment and survival of 1576 children with retinoblastoma in Great Britain diagnosed 1963-2002...
  6. doi request reprint Paternal occupation and retinoblastoma: a case-control study based on data for Great Britain 1962-1999
    A MacCarthy
    Childhood Cancer Research Group, Richards Building, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LG, UK
    Occup Environ Med 66:644-9. 2009
    ..To examine the association between paternal occupational exposures and retinoblastoma using birth registration data for cases from the National Registry of Childhood Tumours (NRCT) and controls from the general population of Great Britain...
  7. pmc Second and subsequent tumours among 1927 retinoblastoma patients diagnosed in Britain 1951-2004
    A MacCarthy
    Childhood Cancer Research Group, New Richards Building, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LG, UK
    Br J Cancer 108:2455-63. 2013
    ..Retinoblastoma is an eye tumour of childhood that occurs in heritable and non-heritable forms. In the heritable form, there is a predisposition to the development of non-ocular subsequent primary tumours (SPTs)...
  8. pmc Residential distance at birth from overhead high-voltage powerlines: childhood cancer risk in Britain 1962-2008
    K J Bunch
    Childhood Cancer Research Group, University of Oxford, New Richards Building, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LG, UK
    Br J Cancer 110:1402-8. 2014
    ....
  9. pmc Effects of changes in diagnosis and registration on time trends in recorded childhood cancer incidence in Great Britain
    M E Kroll
    Childhood Cancer Research Group, Department of Paediatrics, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LG, UK
    Br J Cancer 107:1159-62. 2012
    ..Increases in recorded childhood cancer incidence are widely reported, but do not necessarily represent real increases in risk. Time trends might conceal underlying steps caused by changes in diagnosis and registration procedures...
  10. pmc Paternal occupation and neuroblastoma: a case-control study based on cancer registry data for Great Britain 1962-1999
    A MacCarthy
    Childhood Cancer Research Group, University of Oxford, Richards Building, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LG, UK
    Br J Cancer 102:615-9. 2010
    ..Here we present results from a large, population-based, case-control study of subjects diagnosed over a period of more than 30 years and recorded in the national registry of childhood tumours in Great Britain...
  11. doi request reprint Retinoblastoma in Great Britain 1963-2002
    A MacCarthy
    Childhood Cancer Research Group, University of Oxford, 57 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HJ, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 93:33-7. 2009
    ....
  12. pmc Leukaemia in young children in the vicinity of British nuclear power plants: a case-control study
    J F Bithell
    Department of Paediatrics, Childhood Cancer Research Group, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LG, UK
    Br J Cancer 109:2880-5. 2013
    ..Concern about the risk of leukaemia in children living near nuclear power plants (NPPs) persists. Previous British analyses have been area based and consequently thought to be less effective than case-control studies...
  13. pmc Childhood leukaemia and socioeconomic status in England and Wales 1976-2005: evidence of higher incidence in relatively affluent communities persists over time
    M E Kroll
    Childhood Cancer Research Group, University of Oxford, Richards Building, Oxford, UK
    Br J Cancer 105:1783-7. 2011
    ..Record-based studies have generally reported association of higher childhood leukaemia incidence with higher socioeconomic status (SES), but recent findings are less consistent...
  14. pmc A record-based case-control study of natural background radiation and the incidence of childhood leukaemia and other cancers in Great Britain during 1980-2006
    G M Kendall
    Childhood Cancer Research Group, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Leukemia 27:3-9. 2013
    ..The study supports the extrapolation of high-dose rate risk models to protracted exposures at natural background exposure levels...
  15. pmc Childhood cancer registration in Britain: capture-recapture estimates of completeness of ascertainment
    M E Kroll
    Childhood Cancer Research Group, University of Oxford, Richards Building, Oxford OX3 7LG, UK
    Br J Cancer 104:1227-33. 2011
    ..Completeness of ascertainment is a very important aspect of cancer registration. There is no recent published estimate for childhood cancer in Britain...
  16. doi request reprint Non-ocular tumours following retinoblastoma in Great Britain 1951 to 2004
    A MacCarthy
    Childhood Cancer Research Group, University of Oxford, 57 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HJ, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 93:1159-62. 2009
    ..Retinoblastoma occurs in both a heritable and a non-heritable form. In the heritable form, there is a predisposition to the development of non-ocular tumours...
  17. pmc Weekly versus basic smoking cessation support in primary care: a randomised controlled trial
    Paul Aveyard
    Cancer Research UK General Practice Research Group, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Thorax 62:898-903. 2007
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Zyban for smoking cessation in a general practice setting: the response to an invitation to make a quit attempt
    Elaine Johnstone
    Cancer Research UK General Practice Research Group, Clinical Pharmacology, Oxford University, UK
    Addict Biol 9:227-32. 2004
    ..05). In conclusion, a real-world smoking cessation programme using Zyban with moderate support within a general practice setting may achieve satisfactory quit rates without widening existing disparities in cessation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Determinants of the rate of nicotine metabolism and effects on smoking behavior
    Elaine Johnstone
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Cancer Research UK Medical Statistics Group, Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 80:319-30. 2006
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Impact of immunological platelet counting (by the platelet/RBC ratio) on haematological practice
    Paul Harrison
    Oxford Haemophilia Centre and Thrombosis Unit, Churchill Hospital, Headington, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Cytometry B Clin Cytom 67:1-5. 2005
  21. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological study of power lines and childhood cancer in the UK: further analyses
    K J Bunch
    Formerly Childhood Cancer Research Group, University of Oxford, New Richards Building, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7LG, UK National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK
    J Radiol Prot 36:437-455. 2016
    ..Finally, we update our previous analysis of magnetic fields to include later subjects...
  22. doi request reprint Magnetic fields and childhood cancer: an epidemiological investigation of the effects of high-voltage underground cables
    K J Bunch
    Formerly Childhood Cancer Research Group, University of Oxford, New Richards Building, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7LG, UK National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK
    J Radiol Prot 35:695-705. 2015
    ..99 (0.95-1.03), magnetic field 1.01 (0.76-1.33). The absence of risk detected in relation to UGCs tends to add to the argument that any risks from overhead lines may not be caused by magnetic fields...
  23. doi request reprint Childhood leukaemia near British nuclear installations: methodological issues and recent results
    J F Bithell
    Childhood Cancer Research Group, 57 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HJ, UK
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 132:191-7. 2008
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  24. pmc Updated investigations of cancer excesses in individuals born or resident in the vicinity of Sellafield and Dounreay
    K J Bunch
    Childhood Cancer Research Group, New Richards Building, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LG, UK
    Br J Cancer 111:1814-23. 2014
    ..We aimed to update previous analyses relating to areas close to these nuclear installations by considering data from an additional 16 years of follow-up...
  25. pmc Long term risks of stroke, myocardial infarction, and vascular death in "low risk" patients with a non-recent transient ischaemic attack
    T G Clark
    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:577-80. 2003
    ..However, the majority of patients survive for many years after a TIA, and the need for continued preventive treatment to lower vascular risk will need to be reassessed at a later date...
  26. pmc Site-specific occurrence of nonmelanoma skin cancers in patients with cutaneous melanoma
    R E Neale
    Childhood Cancer Research Group, 57 Woodstock Rd, Oxford OX2 6HJ, UK
    Br J Cancer 93:597-601. 2005
    ..These findings provide support for the hypothesis that skin cancers at different anatomical sites may arise through different causal pathways...
  27. ncbi request reprint Bromocriptine use is associated with decreased smoking rates
    M F G Murphy
    University of Oxford, ICRF General Practice Research Group, Institute of Health Sciences, Oxford, UK
    Addict Biol 7:325-8. 2002
    ..0001). This observation supports the role of dopamine in nicotine addiction, and suggests that bromocriptine-like drugs could be used effectively by pregnant women to aid cessation...
  28. ncbi request reprint Apolipoproteins as predictors of ischaemic stroke in patients with a previous transient ischaemic attack
    M Bhatia
    Stroke Prevention Research Unit, Radcliffe Infirmary, Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, UK
    Cerebrovasc Dis 21:323-8. 2006
    ..However, there are very few published data on apolipoproteins and stroke risk and no studies in patients with previous transient ischaemic attack (TIA)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Association of the mu-opioid receptor gene with smoking cessation
    M R Munafò
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Pharmacogenomics J 7:353-61. 2007
    ..Future studies should also investigate the role of OPRM1 genotype and smoking cessation on other appetitive and reward behaviours such as alcohol consumption...
  30. pmc Genetic variation in the dopamine D4 receptor (DRD4) gene and smoking cessation: follow-up of a randomised clinical trial of transdermal nicotine patch
    S P David
    Brown Medical School Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket, RI, USA
    Pharmacogenomics J 8:122-8. 2008
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Maternal smoking during late pregnancy and offspring smoking behaviour
    M R Munafò
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, 8 Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1TN, UK
    Addict Behav 31:1670-82. 2006
    ..We discuss possible mechanisms for this association, and suggest factors that may account for the observed sex differences in this association, and the discrepancy between our results and some previous reports...
  32. ncbi request reprint Does smoking status influence the prognosis of bladder cancer? A systematic review
    P Aveyard
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, UK
    BJU Int 90:228-39. 2002
    ..To summarize, in a systematic review, the evidence for the effect of stopping smoking on recurrence, cancer-specific and all cause-mortality among smokers with newly diagnosed bladder cancer...
  33. pmc Testicular cancer in twins: a meta-analysis
    R E Neale
    Division of Population and Clinical Sciences, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Post Office Royal Brisbane Hospital, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Br J Cancer 98:171-3. 2008
    ..1-1.6), providing indirect support for the hypothesis that in utero hormone variations influence risk of testicular cancer. The summary-estimate for dizygotic twins was 1.3 (1.0-1.7) and for monozygotic or same sex twins 1.4 (1.2-1.8)...