Halcyon G Skinner
Affiliation: Harvard University
- Parity, reproductive factors, and the risk of pancreatic cancer in womenHalcyon G Skinner
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:433-8. 2003..Additional studies should examine the physiological or hormonal changes underlying pregnancy or childbirth that may explain this finding...
- Dietary patterns and pancreatic cancer risk in men and womenDominique S Michaud
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
J Natl Cancer Inst 97:518-24. 2005..Dietary patterns have been associated with fasting insulin levels and risk of diabetes. To determine whether dietary patterns are associated with pancreatic cancer risk, we analyzed data from two large prospective cohort studies...
- A prospective study of aspirin use and the risk of pancreatic cancer in womenEva S Schernhammer
Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Natl Cancer Inst 96:22-8. 2004....
- A prospective study of folate intake and the risk of pancreatic cancer in men and womenHalcyon G Skinner
Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
Am J Epidemiol 160:248-58. 2004..The results from these two large prospective cohorts do not support a strong association between energy-adjusted folate intake and the risk of pancreatic cancer...
- Pancreaticobiliary cancers with deficient methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase genotypesHiroyuki Matsubayashi
Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2196, USA
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:752-60. 2005..Methyl group deficiency might promote carcinogenesis by inducing DNA breaks and DNA hypomethylation. We hypothesized that deficient methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) genotypes could promote pancreatic cancer development...
- Vitamin D intake and the risk for pancreatic cancer in two cohort studiesHalcyon G Skinner
Department of Preventive Medicine, 680 North Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1102, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1688-95. 2006..In two U.S. cohorts, higher intakes of vitamin D were associated with lower risks for pancreatic cancer. Our results point to a potential role for vitamin D in the pathogenesis and prevention of pancreatic cancer...
- Vitamin D status and cancer: new insightsGary G Schwartz
Departments of Cancer Biology and Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 10:6-11. 2007..The aim of this article is to describe recent developments in human studies of the role of vitamin D in the etiology and treatment of cancer...
- Sociodemographic and tumor characteristics associated with pancreatic cancer surgery in the United StatesAndrew J Gawron
Department of Preventive Medicine, The Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
J Surg Oncol 97:578-82. 2008..Surgical resection is the only curative treatment for pancreatic cancer. The aim of this project was to compare risk and prognostic factors between pancreatic cancer patients treated with and without surgery...
- Serum calcium and incident and fatal prostate cancer in the National Health and Nutrition Examination SurveyHalcyon G Skinner
Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2302-5. 2008....