Yikyung Park

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Body mass index and mortality in non-Hispanic black adults in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Yikyung Park
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e50091. 2012
  2. pmc Physical activity and head and neck cancer risk
    Michael F Leitzmann
    Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:1391-9. 2008
  3. pmc Reproductive factors and kidney cancer risk in 2 US cohort studies, 1993-2010
    Sara Karami
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Department of Health and Human Services, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:1368-77. 2013
  4. pmc Intake of fiber and fiber-rich plant foods is associated with a lower risk of renal cell carcinoma in a large US cohort
    Carrie R Daniel
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:1036-43. 2013
  5. pmc Caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee and tea intakes and risk of colorectal cancer in a large prospective study
    Rashmi Sinha
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:374-81. 2012
  6. pmc Body mass index and physical activity at different ages and risk of multiple myeloma in the NIH-AARP diet and health study
    Jonathan N Hofmann
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:776-86. 2013
  7. pmc Reproductive factors and menopausal hormone therapy and bladder cancer risk in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Sarah E Daugherty
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Int J Cancer 133:462-72. 2013
  8. pmc Is estrogen plus progestin menopausal hormone therapy safe with respect to endometrial cancer risk?
    Britton Trabert
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    Int J Cancer 132:417-26. 2013
  9. pmc Association of meat and fat intake with liver disease and hepatocellular carcinoma in the NIH-AARP cohort
    Neal D Freedman
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:1354-65. 2010
  10. pmc Socioeconomic deprivation impact on meat intake and mortality: NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Jacqueline M Major
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1699-707. 2011

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Publications69

  1. pmc Body mass index and mortality in non-Hispanic black adults in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Yikyung Park
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e50091. 2012
    ..Although the prevalence of obesity (body mass index, kg/m(2), BMI ≥30) is higher in non-Hispanic blacks than in non-Hispanic whites, the relation of BMI to total mortality in non-Hispanic blacks is not well defined...
  2. pmc Physical activity and head and neck cancer risk
    Michael F Leitzmann
    Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:1391-9. 2008
    ..To investigate the relation of physical activity to head and neck cancer...
  3. pmc Reproductive factors and kidney cancer risk in 2 US cohort studies, 1993-2010
    Sara Karami
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Department of Health and Human Services, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:1368-77. 2013
    ..Our results suggest that hysterectomy is associated with increased risk of kidney cancer. The observed associations with age at menarche and oral contraceptive use warrant further investigation...
  4. pmc Intake of fiber and fiber-rich plant foods is associated with a lower risk of renal cell carcinoma in a large US cohort
    Carrie R Daniel
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:1036-43. 2013
    ..Diet may play a role in the etiology of RCC directly and/or indirectly...
  5. pmc Caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee and tea intakes and risk of colorectal cancer in a large prospective study
    Rashmi Sinha
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:374-81. 2012
    ..Epidemiologic data for coffee and tea intakes in relation to colorectal cancer remain unclear. Despite differences in gut physiology, few studies have conducted investigations by anatomic subsites...
  6. pmc Body mass index and physical activity at different ages and risk of multiple myeloma in the NIH-AARP diet and health study
    Jonathan N Hofmann
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:776-86. 2013
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  7. pmc Reproductive factors and menopausal hormone therapy and bladder cancer risk in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Sarah E Daugherty
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Int J Cancer 133:462-72. 2013
    ..34-0.83) compared with women who did not report MHT use. No association was observed for estrogen only users (HR=0.82; 95% CI: 0.58-1.15). Our results suggest a putative role for sex hormones in the etiology of bladder cancer among women...
  8. pmc Is estrogen plus progestin menopausal hormone therapy safe with respect to endometrial cancer risk?
    Britton Trabert
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    Int J Cancer 132:417-26. 2013
    ..Risks were highest among thin-to-normal weight women, presumably reflecting their lower endogenous estrogen levels, suggesting that menopausal hormones and obesity increase endometrial cancer through common etiologic pathways...
  9. pmc Association of meat and fat intake with liver disease and hepatocellular carcinoma in the NIH-AARP cohort
    Neal D Freedman
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:1354-65. 2010
    ..Several plausible mechanisms, including fat, iron, heterocyclic amines, and N-nitroso compounds, link meat intake with chronic liver disease (CLD) and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Few studies have investigated these associations...
  10. pmc Socioeconomic deprivation impact on meat intake and mortality: NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Jacqueline M Major
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1699-707. 2011
    ..This study examined the impact of area socioeconomic deprivation on the association between meat intake and all-cause and cause-specific mortality after accounting for individual-level risk factors...
  11. pmc Body mass index and risk of lung cancer among never, former, and current smokers
    Llewellyn Smith
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD 20852 7234, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:778-89. 2012
    ..These studies are difficult to interpret because of potential confounding by cigarette smoking, a major risk factor for lung cancer that is associated with lower BMI...
  12. pmc Coffee intake and breast cancer risk in the NIH-AARP diet and health study cohort
    Gretchen L Gierach
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 6120 Executive Blvd, Suite 550, Rockville, MD, USA
    Int J Cancer 131:452-60. 2012
    ..Null findings persisted for risk of both HR-positive and -negative breast cancers. These findings from a large prospective cohort do not support a role of coffee intake in breast carcinogenesis...
  13. pmc Prediagnostic lifestyle factors and survival after colon and rectal cancer diagnosis in the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Colleen Pelser
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
    Cancer 120:1540-7. 2014
    ..Few studies have examined the relationship of lifestyle factors with mortality among patients with colorectal cancer...
  14. pmc Index-based dietary patterns and risk of head and neck cancer in a large prospective study
    Wen Qing Li
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Rockville, MD W QL, YP, JWW, AMG, PRT, NDF, and CCA, and AARP, Washington, DC ARH
    Am J Clin Nutr 99:559-66. 2014
    ..Studies of dietary patterns that examine overall diets may provide broader insight than studies of individual foods. Little is known about the association between dietary patterns and risk of HNC...
  15. pmc An aggregated analysis of hormonal factors and endometrial cancer risk by parity
    Sara J Schonfeld
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Cancer 119:1393-401. 2013
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  16. pmc Sugars and risk of mortality in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Natasha Tasevska
    Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD NT, AFS, and NP the Nutrition Program, School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ NT the Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD YP and LJ the Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX LJ and the AARP, Washington, DC AH
    Am J Clin Nutr 99:1077-88. 2014
    ..Although previous studies have linked intake of sugars with incidence of cancer and other chronic diseases, its association with mortality remains unknown...
  17. pmc Risk prediction for breast, endometrial, and ovarian cancer in white women aged 50 y or older: derivation and validation from population-based cohort studies
    Ruth M Pfeiffer
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Med 10:e1001492. 2013
    ..While several models predict absolute risk of breast cancer, there are few models for ovarian cancer in the general population, and none for endometrial cancer...
  18. pmc Comparison of 4 established DASH diet indexes: examining associations of index scores and colorectal cancer
    Paige E Miller
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 98:794-803. 2013
    ..Multiple diet indexes have been developed to capture the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) dietary pattern and examine relations with health outcomes but have not been compared within the same study population to our knowledge...
  19. pmc Alcohol consumption, folate intake, hepatocellular carcinoma, and liver disease mortality
    E Christina Persson
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, 6120 Executive Blvd, EPS Suite 550 Room 5008, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:415-21. 2013
    ..In the current study, we investigate the effect of alcohol consumption and folate intake on HCC incidence and liver disease mortality in the NIH-American Association of Retired Persons Diet and Health Study...
  20. pmc Large prospective investigation of meat intake, related mutagens, and risk of renal cell carcinoma
    Carrie R Daniel
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:155-62. 2012
    ..The evidence for meat intake and renal cell carcinoma (RCC) risk is inconsistent. Mutagens related to meat cooking and processing, and variation by RCC subtype may be important to consider...
  21. pmc Neighborhood socioeconomic deprivation and mortality: NIH-AARP diet and health study
    Jacqueline M Major
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    PLoS ONE 5:e15538. 2010
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  22. pmc The association between self-reported diabetes and cancer incidence in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Gabriel Y Lai
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Suite 320, MSC 7232, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:E497-502. 2013
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  23. pmc Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use, chronic liver disease, and hepatocellular carcinoma
    Vikrant V Sahasrabuddhe
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 6120 Executive Blvd, EPS 5032, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:1808-14. 2012
    ....
  24. pmc Physical activity and esophageal and gastric carcinoma in a large prospective study
    Michael F Leitzmann
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:112-9. 2009
    ..Few studies have investigated the relationship of physical activity to esophageal and gastric carcinoma according to histology and anatomic site...
  25. pmc Adolescent and mid-life diet: risk of colorectal cancer in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Elizabeth H Ruder
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:1607-19. 2011
    ..Colorectal cancer has a natural history of several decades; therefore, the diet consumed decades before diagnosis may aid in understanding this malignancy...
  26. pmc Age-specific physical activity and prostate cancer risk among white men and black men
    Steven C Moore
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Cancer 115:5060-70. 2009
    ..The authors investigated physical activity, including activity during different age periods and of various intensities, in relation to prostate cancer incidence among white men and black men...
  27. pmc Dietary fiber and grain consumption in relation to head and neck cancer in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Tram Kim Lam
    Genetic Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1405-14. 2011
    ..Dietary fiber and grain consumption may reduce the risk of head and neck cancer; however, the epidemiological evidence is limited. We investigated this relationship in the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-AARP Diet and Health Study...
  28. pmc Prospective study of ultraviolet radiation exposure and mortality risk in the United States
    Shih Wen Lin
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 9609 Medical Center Drive, 6E404, MSC9768, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 178:521-33. 2013
    ..Q1 = 1.37, 95% CI: 1.21, 1.55), and stroke (HRQ4 vs. Q1 = 1.16, 95% CI: 1.01, 1.33) but not with deaths due to injury, diabetes, or infectious disease. These results suggest that UVR exposure might not be beneficial for longevity...
  29. pmc Risk factors for specific histopathological types of postmenopausal breast cancer in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Sarah J Nyante
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Room 7 E236, MSC 9774, Bethesda, MD 20892 9774, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 178:359-71. 2013
    ..82, 95% CI: 1.39, 2.37) and mixed ductal-lobular (HR = 1.87, 95% CI: 1.39, 2.51) tumors. Differing associations for hormonal factors and mucinous and tubular cancers suggest etiologies distinct from those of common breast cancers. ..
  30. pmc Cigarette smoking, alcohol intake, and thyroid cancer risk: a pooled analysis of five prospective studies in the United States
    Cari M Kitahara
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, EPS 7056, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1615-24. 2012
    ..We examined the associations between cigarette smoking, alcohol intake, and thyroid cancer risk in a pooled analysis of five prospective studies...
  31. pmc Leisure time physical activity of moderate to vigorous intensity and mortality: a large pooled cohort analysis
    Steven C Moore
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    PLoS Med 9:e1001335. 2012
    ..Our objective was to determine the years of life gained after age 40 associated with various levels of physical activity, both overall and according to body mass index (BMI) groups, in a large pooled analysis...
  32. pmc Prospective study of physical activity and lung cancer by histologic type in current, former, and never smokers
    Michael F Leitzmann
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:542-53. 2009
    ..The inverse findings among former and current smokers in combination with the null results for physical activity among never smokers may point toward residual confounding by cigarette smoking as an explanation for the relations observed...
  33. pmc Waist circumference as compared with body-mass index in predicting mortality from specific causes
    Michael F Leitzmann
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e18582. 2011
    ..Whether waist circumference provides clinically meaningful information not delivered by body-mass index regarding prediction of cause-specific death is uncertain...
  34. pmc Alcoholic beverages and prostate cancer in a prospective US cohort study
    Joanne L Watters
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:773-80. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that higher alcohol consumption modestly increases nonadvanced prostate cancer risk...
  35. pmc Amount of time spent in sedentary behaviors and cause-specific mortality in US adults
    Charles E Matthews
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:437-45. 2012
    ..Sedentary behaviors predominate modern life, yet we do not fully understand the adverse effects of these behaviors on mortality after considering the benefits of moderate-vigorous physical activity (MVPA)...
  36. pmc Meat intake is not associated with risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in a large prospective cohort of U.S. men and women
    Carrie R Daniel
    National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD, USA
    J Nutr 142:1074-80. 2012
    ..In this large U.S. cohort, meat intake was not associated with NHL or any histologic subtypes of NHL. Contrary to findings in animal models and other cancer sites, meat-cooking and -processing compounds did not increase NHL risk...
  37. pmc Unopposed estrogen and estrogen plus progestin menopausal hormone therapy and lung cancer risk in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study Cohort
    Louise A Brinton
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:487-96. 2012
    ..Previous studies have reported that lung cancer risk may be decreased, increased, or unaffected by prior use of menopausal hormone therapy (MHT)...
  38. pmc Index-based dietary patterns and risk of esophageal and gastric cancer in a large cohort study
    Wen Qing Li
    Genetic Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 11:1130-1136.e2. 2013
    ..We prospectively evaluated associations between the Healthy Eating Index-2005 (HEI-2005) and alternate Mediterranean Diet (aMED) scores and risk of esophageal and gastric cancers...
  39. pmc Physical activity and cancer-specific mortality in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study cohort
    Hannah Arem
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
    Int J Cancer 135:423-31. 2014
    ..Future studies should confirm observed associations and further explore timing of physical activity and underlying biological mechanisms. ..
  40. pmc Body-mass index and mortality among 1.46 million white adults
    Amy Berrington de Gonzalez
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    N Engl J Med 363:2211-9. 2010
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  41. pmc Dairy food, calcium, and risk of cancer in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Yikyung Park
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:391-401. 2009
    ..Dairy food and calcium intakes have been hypothesized to play roles that differ among individual cancer sites, but the evidence has been limited and inconsistent. Moreover, their effect on cancer in total is unclear...
  42. pmc Alcohol and risk of breast cancer by histologic type and hormone receptor status in postmenopausal women: the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Jasmine Q Lew
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:308-17. 2009
    ..73, 1.77) for >20 g versus 0 g/day, and 1.21 (95% CI: 0.79, 1.84) for >20 g versus 0 g/day, respectively. Moderate consumption of alcohol was associated with breast cancer, specifically hormone receptor-positive tumors...
  43. pmc Body mass index, effect modifiers, and risk of pancreatic cancer: a pooled study of seven prospective cohorts
    Li Jiao
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1305-14. 2010
    ..To investigate whether the positive association of body mass index (BMI, kg/m(2)) with risk of pancreatic cancer is modified by age, sex, smoking status, physical activity, and history of diabetes...
  44. pmc A large prospective study of meat consumption and colorectal cancer risk: an investigation of potential mechanisms underlying this association
    Amanda J Cross
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Department of Health and Human Services, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Cancer Res 70:2406-14. 2010
    ..In conclusion, we found a positive association for red and processed meat intake and colorectal cancer; heme iron, nitrate/nitrite, and heterocyclic amines from meat may explain these associations...
  45. pmc Body fat distribution, weight change during adulthood, and thyroid cancer risk in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Cari M Kitahara
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, NCI, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Int J Cancer 130:1411-9. 2012
    ..No clear association for weight gain in later life was observed. These results support a potential role for hormonal and metabolic parameters common to central adiposity in thyroid carcinogenesis...
  46. pmc Association of coffee drinking with total and cause-specific mortality
    Neal D Freedman
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    N Engl J Med 366:1891-904. 2012
    ..Coffee is one of the most widely consumed beverages, but the association between coffee consumption and the risk of death remains unclear...
  47. pmc Breast cancer risk in older women: results from the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Louise A Brinton
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, 20892, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 25:843-57. 2014
    ..Divergent risk factors exist for premenopausal and postmenopausal breast cancers, but it is unclear whether differences by age exist among postmenopausal women...
  48. pmc Hormone-related risk factors and postmenopausal breast cancer among nulliparous versus parous women: An aggregated study
    Sara J Schonfeld
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:509-17. 2011
    ..Although the baseline risk is higher for nulliparous women compared with parous women, these results suggest that the associations between hormone-related factors and breast cancer do not differ by parity...
  49. pmc Reproductive and hormonal factors and lung cancer risk in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study cohort
    Louise A Brinton
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:900-11. 2011
    ..Inconsistent findings about hormonal factors on risk may reflect incomplete control for confounding, misclassification of exposures, or insufficient attention to variation by histology...
  50. pmc Prospective study of body mass index, physical activity and thyroid cancer
    Michael F Leitzmann
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Cancer 126:2947-56. 2010
    ..Based on only 15 cases, adiposity was unrelated to medullary thyroid cancers. Physical activity was unrelated to total thyroid cancer...
  51. doi request reprint Body mass index, physical activity, and bladder cancer in a large prospective study
    Corinna Koebnick
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1214-21. 2008
    ..358), respectively. In conclusion, these findings provide support for a modest adverse effect of adiposity on risk for bladder cancer. In contrast, our results do not suggest a relation between physical activity and bladder cancer...
  52. pmc Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and ovarian cancer risk: findings from the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study and systematic review
    Megan A Murphy
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Department of Health and Human Services, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1839-52. 2012
    ..Chronic inflammation has been proposed as a risk factor for ovarian cancer. Some data suggest that anti-inflammatory medications may be protective against ovarian cancer; however, results have been inconsistent...
  53. pmc Prospective investigation of poultry and fish intake in relation to cancer risk
    Carrie R Daniel
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, 6120 Executive Blvd, Suite 320, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 4:1903-11. 2011
    ..Simply increasing fish or poultry intake, without reducing red meat intake, may be less beneficial for cancer prevention...
  54. pmc Obesity and thyroid cancer risk among U.S. men and women: a pooled analysis of five prospective studies
    Cari M Kitahara
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:464-72. 2011
    ..Thyroid cancer incidence has risen dramatically in the United States since the early 1980s. Although the prevalence of obesity has doubled during this time period, the relationship between obesity and thyroid cancer is uncertain...
  55. pmc Physical activity, sedentary behavior, and the risk of colon and rectal cancer in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Regan A Howard
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Radiation Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD, 20892, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:939-53. 2008
    ..In order to prospectively investigate physical activity at varying intensities and sedentary behavior in relation to colorectal cancer...
  56. pmc Dietary nitrate and nitrite and the risk of thyroid cancer in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Briseis A Kilfoy
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20852 7244, USA
    Int J Cancer 129:160-72. 2011
    ..74; 95%CI: 0.86-8.77; p-trend = 0.04) among men. Our results support a role of nitrate in thyroid cancer risk and suggest that further studies to investigate these exposures are warranted...
  57. pmc Alcohol and endometrial cancer risk in the NIH-AARP diet and health study
    Hannah P Yang
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    Int J Cancer 128:2953-61. 2011
    ..Our results do not support that alcohol is a strong contributor to endometrial cancer risk, but slight risk increases may prevail among some users or for selected tumor characteristics...
  58. doi request reprint Menopausal hormone therapy and mortality among endometrial cancer patients in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Ashley S Felix
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Room 7E214, Bethesda, MD, 20892 9774, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 26:1055-63. 2015
    ..While menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) is an established endometrial cancer risk factor, its relationship with mortality among endometrial cancer patients is understudied...
  59. pmc Index-based dietary patterns and risk of incident hepatocellular carcinoma and mortality from chronic liver disease in a prospective study
    Wen Qing Li
    Genetic Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Md Department of Dermatology, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI
    Hepatology 60:588-97. 2014
    ..57; 95% CI: 0.46-0.71; P trend < 0.0001). High aMED scores were also associated with lower risk of HCC (HR, 0.62; 95% CI: 0.47-0.84; P trend = 0.0002) and lower risk of CLD mortality (HR, 0.52; 95% CI: 0.42-0.65; P trend < 0.0001)...
  60. pmc Dietary fiber intake and mortality in the NIH-AARP diet and health study
    Yikyung Park
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1061-8. 2011
    ..Dietary fiber has been hypothesized to lower the risk of coronary heart disease, diabetes, and some cancers. However, little is known of the effect of dietary fiber intake on total death and cause-specific deaths...
  61. pmc Physical activity during adulthood and adolescence in relation to renal cell cancer
    Steven C Moore
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:149-57. 2008
    ..82 (95% CI: 0.68, 1.00; p(trend) = 0.05) for activity during adolescence. The authors conclude that increased physical activity, including activity during adolescence, is associated with reduced risk of renal cell cancer...
  62. pmc Body mass index and mortality among blacks and whites adults in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian (PLCO) cancer screening trial
    Qian Xiao
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 22:260-8. 2014
    ..In a large prospective cohort, we examined the relationship of body mass index (BMI) with mortality among blacks and compared the results to those among whites in this population...
  63. pmc Meat and meat-related compounds and risk of prostate cancer in a large prospective cohort study in the United States
    Rashmi Sinha
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:1165-77. 2009
    ..There were no clear associations for fatal prostate cancer. Red and processed meat may be positively associated with prostate cancer via mechanisms involving heme iron, nitrite/nitrate, grilling/barbecuing, and benzo[a]pyrene...
  64. pmc Cigarette smoking and prostate cancer in a prospective US cohort study
    Joanne L Watters
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2427-35. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that current and former smokers may be at decreased risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer and current smokers are at an increased risk of dying from prostate cancer...
  65. pmc Prospective study of dietary fiber, whole grain foods, and small intestinal cancer
    Arthur Schatzkin
    Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20852, USA
    Gastroenterology 135:1163-7. 2008
    ..We conducted a prospective cohort study to determine the relationship between intake of dietary fiber/whole grains and the incidence of small intestinal cancer...
  66. pmc Prospective evaluation of risk factors for male breast cancer
    Louise A Brinton
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20852 7234, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:1477-81. 2008
    ..Differences in risk factors may reflect unique mechanisms associated with androgens and their ratio to bioavailable estrogens...
  67. pmc Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and glioma in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study cohort
    Sarah E Daugherty
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 4:2027-34. 2011
    ..90; 95% CI, 0.65-1.25 and HR for glioblastoma = 0.83; 95% CI, 0.56-1.20) as compared with no use. Our findings from this large prospective study do not support an inverse association between NSAIDs and risk of all glioma or glioblastoma...
  68. pmc Dietary and supplemental calcium intake and cardiovascular disease mortality: the National Institutes of Health-AARP diet and health study
    Qian Xiao
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:639-46. 2013
    ..Calcium intake has been promoted because of its proposed benefit on bone health, particularly among the older population. However, concerns have been raised about the potential adverse effect of high calcium intake on cardiovascular health...
  69. ncbi request reprint Physical activity recommendations and decreased risk of mortality
    Michael F Leitzmann
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:2453-60. 2007
    ..Whether national physical activity recommendations are related to mortality benefit is incompletely understood...