Catherine Metayer

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Childhood Leukemia: A Preventable Disease
    Catherine Metayer
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California
    Pediatrics 138:S45-S55. 2016
  2. pmc A task-based assessment of parental occupational exposure to organic solvents and other compounds and the risk of childhood leukemia in California
    Catherine Metayer
    University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, Berkeley, CA, USA Electronic address
    Environ Res 151:174-183. 2016
  3. pmc Tobacco smoke exposure and the risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic and myeloid leukemias by cytogenetic subtype
    Catherine Metayer
    School of Public Health, University of California, 1995 University Avenue, Suite 460, Berkeley, CA94704 7392, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1600-11. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Exposure to herbicides in house dust and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Catherine Metayer
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 23:363-70. 2013
  5. pmc The Childhood Leukemia International Consortium
    Catherine Metayer
    University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, 1995 University Avenue, Suite 460, Berkeley, CA 94704 1070, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 37:336-47. 2013
  6. pmc Household vacuum cleaners vs. the high-volume surface sampler for collection of carpet dust samples in epidemiologic studies of children
    Joanne S Colt
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, 6120 Executive Blvd MSC 7240, Bethesda, MD, 20892 7240, USA
    Environ Health 7:6. 2008
  7. pmc Genetic variants in the folate pathway and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Catherine Metayer
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 1995 University Avenue, Suite 460, Berkeley, CA 94704 7392, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1243-58. 2011
  8. pmc Residential exposures to pesticides and childhood leukaemia
    Catherine Metayer
    School of Public Health, University of California, 2150 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 500, Berkeley, CA 94720 7080, USA
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 132:212-9. 2008
  9. pmc Determinants of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon levels in house dust
    Todd Whitehead
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 21:123-32. 2011
  10. pmc Is house-dust nicotine a good surrogate for household smoking?
    Todd Whitehead
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1113-23. 2009

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Publications60

  1. pmc Childhood Leukemia: A Preventable Disease
    Catherine Metayer
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California
    Pediatrics 138:S45-S55. 2016
    ..We draw from historical examples to put in perspective the arguments of association versus causation, as well as to discuss benefits versus risks of immediate and long-term preventive actions...
  2. pmc A task-based assessment of parental occupational exposure to organic solvents and other compounds and the risk of childhood leukemia in California
    Catherine Metayer
    University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, Berkeley, CA, USA Electronic address
    Environ Res 151:174-183. 2016
    ..Using 19 task-based job modules, we examined the relationship between occupational exposure to organic solvents and other compounds and the risk of leukemia in children...
  3. pmc Tobacco smoke exposure and the risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic and myeloid leukemias by cytogenetic subtype
    Catherine Metayer
    School of Public Health, University of California, 1995 University Avenue, Suite 460, Berkeley, CA94704 7392, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1600-11. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Exposure to herbicides in house dust and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Catherine Metayer
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 23:363-70. 2013
    ..No other herbicides were identified as risk factors of childhood ALL. The data suggest that home dust levels of chlorthal, and possibly alachlor, are associated with increased risks of childhood ALL...
  5. pmc The Childhood Leukemia International Consortium
    Catherine Metayer
    University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, 1995 University Avenue, Suite 460, Berkeley, CA 94704 1070, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 37:336-47. 2013
    ..While some studies have analyzed the role of genetic variants, few have been sufficiently powered to investigate gene-environment interactions...
  6. pmc Household vacuum cleaners vs. the high-volume surface sampler for collection of carpet dust samples in epidemiologic studies of children
    Joanne S Colt
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, 6120 Executive Blvd MSC 7240, Bethesda, MD, 20892 7240, USA
    Environ Health 7:6. 2008
    ..Here, we compare levels of pesticides and other compounds in dust from household vacuums to that collected using the HVS3...
  7. pmc Genetic variants in the folate pathway and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Catherine Metayer
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 1995 University Avenue, Suite 460, Berkeley, CA 94704 7392, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1243-58. 2011
    ..We examined whether child's germline genetic variation in the folate pathway is associated with childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), and whether periconception maternal folate and alcohol intake modify the risk...
  8. pmc Residential exposures to pesticides and childhood leukaemia
    Catherine Metayer
    School of Public Health, University of California, 2150 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 500, Berkeley, CA 94720 7080, USA
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 132:212-9. 2008
    ..A better quantification of children's exposures to pesticides at home is critical to the evaluation of childhood leukaemia risk, especially for future gene-environment interaction studies...
  9. pmc Determinants of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon levels in house dust
    Todd Whitehead
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 21:123-32. 2011
    ..As self-reported data and outdoor PAH sources were only marginally predictive of observed PAH levels, we recommend that PAH concentrations be measured directly in dust samples for use in epidemiological studies...
  10. pmc Is house-dust nicotine a good surrogate for household smoking?
    Todd Whitehead
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1113-23. 2009
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  11. pmc Early life exposure to infections and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Kevin Y Urayama
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Int J Cancer 128:1632-43. 2011
    ..45, 95% CI: 0.25-0.79). Evidence of a protective role for infection-related exposures early in life is supported by findings in both the non-Hispanic white and Hispanic populations within the NCCLS...
  12. pmc HLA-DP genetic variation, proxies for early life immune modulation and childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia risk
    Kevin Y Urayama
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Blood 120:3039-47. 2012
    ..These findings support an immune mechanism in the etiology of childhood ALL involving the HLA-DPB1 gene in the context of an insufficiently modulated immune system...
  13. pmc Haplotypes of DNA repair and cell cycle control genes, X-ray exposure, and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Anand P Chokkalingam
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, 1995 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1721-30. 2011
    ..These abnormalities may be influenced by altered DNA repair and cell cycle control processes...
  14. pmc Genetic polymorphisms in adaptive immunity genes and childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Jeffrey S Chang
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2152-63. 2010
    ..The lack of immune priming in early childhood may result in abnormal immune responses to infections later in life and increase ALL risk...
  15. pmc Variation in xenobiotic transport and metabolism genes, household chemical exposures, and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Anand P Chokkalingam
    Division of Epidemiology, UC Berkeley School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, 1995 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1367-75. 2012
    ..We sought to evaluate the role of genes involved in xenobiotic transport and metabolism in childhood ALL risk, both alone and in conjunction with household chemical exposures previously found to be associated with childhood ALL risk...
  16. pmc Genetic variants in ARID5B and CEBPE are childhood ALL susceptibility loci in Hispanics
    Anand P Chokkalingam
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, 1995 University Ave, Ste 460, Berkeley, CA, 94704, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1789-95. 2013
    ..Future studies should examine whether the observed effects vary by environmental, immunological, or lifestyle factors...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cytogenetics of Hispanic and White children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in California
    Melinda C Aldrich
    University of California Berkeley, 2150 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 500, Berkeley, CA 94720 7380, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:578-81. 2006
    ..The mechanistic basis for this 2-fold variation in frequency of TEL-AML1 may be due to ethnic-specific risk factors or genetics and should be explored further...
  18. pmc Determinants of agricultural pesticide concentrations in carpet dust
    Robert B Gunier
    Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Berkeley, California 94704, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:970-6. 2011
    ..Residential proximity to agricultural pesticide applications has been used as a surrogate for exposure in epidemiologic studies, although little is known about the relationship with levels of pesticides in homes...
  19. pmc Fetal growth and body size genes and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Anand P Chokkalingam
    School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1577-85. 2012
    ..Additional studies are needed to confirm these findings and identify specific causal variants...
  20. pmc Dust metal loadings and the risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Todd P Whitehead
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 25:593-8. 2015
    ..97 (0.91, 1.03), lead: 1.01 (0.93, 1.10), nickel: 0.95 (0.82, 1.09), tin: 0.96 (0.86, 1.08), and zinc: 0.94 (0.84, 1.05)). Our findings do not support the hypothesis that metals in carpet dust are risk factors for childhood ALL. ..
  21. pmc Association of genetic variation in IKZF1, ARID5B, and CEBPE and surrogates for early-life infections with the risk of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in Hispanic children
    Ling I Hsu
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, 94720, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 26:609-19. 2015
    ....
  22. pmc Genetic contribution to variation in DNA methylation at maternal smoking-sensitive loci in exposed neonates
    Semira Gonseth
    a Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Laboratory for Molecular Epidemiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Epigenetics . 2016
    ..New methods are required for adequate and routine inclusion of genotypic influence on DNA methylation in epigenome-wide association studies to control for potential confounding...
  23. pmc Household exposure to paint and petroleum solvents, chromosomal translocations, and the risk of childhood leukemia
    Ghislaine Scelo
    School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94704 7380, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:133-9. 2009
    ..Few studies have examined the association between home use of solvents and paint and the risk of childhood leukemia...
  24. pmc Reliability of maternal-reports regarding the use of household pesticides: experience from a case-control study of childhood leukemia
    Danna A Slusky
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 36:375-80. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the reliability of self-reported household use of pesticides and potential differences in reliability by case-control status, and by socio-demographic characteristics...
  25. pmc Characterization of residential pesticide use and chemical formulations through self-report and household inventory: the Northern California Childhood Leukemia study
    Neela Guha
    School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:276-82. 2013
    ..Exposure has generally been self-reported, so the assessment is potentially limited by recall bias and lack of information on specific chemicals...
  26. ncbi request reprint Parental smoking and the risk of childhood leukemia
    Jeffrey S Chang
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7380, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:1091-100. 2006
    ..004). These results strongly suggest that exposure to paternal preconception smoking alone or in combination with postnatal passive smoking may be important in the risk of childhood leukemia...
  27. pmc Polybrominated diphenyl ethers in residential dust: sources of variability
    Todd P Whitehead
    University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, 50 University Hall, MC 7360, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Environ Int 57:11-24. 2013
    ..Our findings indicate that it may be feasible to use residential dust for retrospective assessment of PBDE exposures in studies of children's health (e.g., the Northern California Childhood Leukemia Study)...
  28. pmc Polychlorinated biphenyls in residential dust: sources of variability
    Todd P Whitehead
    University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, 50 University Hall MC 7360, Berkeley, California 94720, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 48:157-64. 2014
    ..Our findings suggest that it may be feasible to use residential dust for retrospective assessment of PCB exposures in studies of children's health. ..
  29. doi request reprint Estimating exposures to indoor contaminants using residential dust
    Todd Whitehead
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 21:549-64. 2011
    ..We conclude our review with a discussion of the current gaps in knowledge of worldwide dust levels and suggestions for how residential-dust measurements could be used to describe human exposures to chemicals in developing countries...
  30. pmc Exposure to electrical contact currents and the risk of childhood leukemia
    Monique Does
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
    Radiat Res 175:390-6. 2011
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  31. doi request reprint Birth weight, fetal growth, and risk of pediatric rhabdomyosarcoma: an updated record linkage study in California
    Libby M Morimoto
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 26:141-5. 2016
    ..The purpose of the study was to examine whether birth characteristics affect the risk of rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) in children and adolescents younger than 19 years...
  32. pmc Pathway Analysis of Genome-wide Association Study in Childhood Leukemia among Hispanics
    Ling I Hsu
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 25:815-22. 2016
    ..Previous studies have shown evidence for association between risk of ALL and variation within IKZF1, ARID5B, CEBPE, CDKN2A, GATA3, and BM1-PIP4K2A genes. However, variants identified only account for <10% of the genetic risk of ALL...
  33. pmc A Heritable Missense Polymorphism in CDKN2A Confers Strong Risk of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Is Preferentially Selected during Clonal Evolution
    Kyle M Walsh
    Division of Neuroepidemiology, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California
    Cancer Res 75:4884-94. 2015
    ..Taken together, our findings demonstrate that coding polymorphisms of large effect can underlie GWAS "hits" and that inherited polymorphisms may undergo directional selection during clonal expansion of tumors...
  34. doi request reprint Maternal supplementation with folic acid and other vitamins and risk of leukemia in offspring: a Childhood Leukemia International Consortium study
    Catherine Metayer
    From the aUniversity of California, School of Public Health, Berkeley, CA bTelethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, West Perth, Western Australia cDean s Department and Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand dInserm, CESP Centre for research in Epidemiology and Population Health, Environmental epidemiology of cancer Team, Universite Paris Sud, Villejuif, France ePediatric Hematology Oncology Program, Research Program, Instituto Nacional de Cancer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil fInstituto Regional de Estudios en Sustancias Tóxicas IRET, Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica gDivision of Epidemiology Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics and Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN hInternational Agency for Research on Cancer, Section of Environment and Radiation, Lyon, France iDepartment of Hygiene, Epidemiology, and Medical Statistics, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece jResearch Department, Children s Cancer Hospital, Cairo, Egypt kSydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Japan
    Epidemiology 25:811-22. 2014
    ..Little is known regarding the association with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), a rarer subtype...
  35. pmc Determinants of polychlorinated biphenyls in dust from homes in California, USA
    Todd P Whitehead
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Environ Sci Process Impacts 15:339-46. 2013
    ..Longitudinal studies to determine optimal strategies for reducing PCBs in homes are warranted. ..
  36. pmc SNP association mapping across the extended major histocompatibility complex and risk of B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia in children
    Kevin Y Urayama
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e72557. 2013
    ..046). Our findings suggest that susceptibility to childhood BCP-ALL is influenced by genetic variation within the xMHC and indicate at least two important regions for future evaluation. ..
  37. pmc Diagnostic X-rays and risk of childhood leukaemia
    Karen Bartley
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 39:1628-37. 2010
    ..The association between diagnostic X-ray exposures early in life and increased risk of childhood leukaemia remains unclear...
  38. pmc Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in residential dust: sources of variability
    Todd P Whitehead
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:543-50. 2013
    ..There is interest in using residential dust to estimate human exposure to environmental contaminants...
  39. doi request reprint Temporal Trends of Insecticide Concentrations in Carpet Dust in California from 2001 to 2006
    Robert B Gunier
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94704, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 50:7761-9. 2016
    ..Concentrations of other insecticides sold for indoor use (carbaryl, cypermethrin, and permethrin) and DDT did not change over time in our study population. ..
  40. pmc Common genetic variants associated with telomere length confer risk for neuroblastoma and other childhood cancers
    Kyle M Walsh
    Division of Neuroepidemiology, Department of Neurological Surgery, Program in Pediatric Malignancies, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Carcinogenesis 37:576-82. 2016
    ..19; 95%CI = 1.01-1.40; P = 0.043). These results indicate that genetic predisposition to longer LTL is a newly identified risk factor for neuroblastoma and potentially for other cancers of childhood...
  41. ncbi request reprint Maternal diet quality before pregnancy and risk of childhood leukaemia
    Amanda W Singer
    1Division of Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Br J Nutr 116:1469-1478. 2016
    ..These findings suggest that the joint effects of many dietary components may be important in influencing childhood leukaemia risk...
  42. doi request reprint Concentrations of Persistent Organic Pollutants in California Children's Whole Blood and Residential Dust
    Todd P Whitehead
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 49:9331-40. 2015
    ..08) in logistic regression and significantly associated with breastfeeding. Our findings suggest that dust ingestion is a source of children's exposure to certain POPs. ..
  43. pmc Potential role of selection bias in the association between childhood leukemia and residential magnetic fields exposure: a population-based assessment
    Danna A Slusky
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, United States Electronic address
    Cancer Epidemiol 38:307-13. 2014
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  44. pmc Levels of nicotine in dust from homes of smokeless tobacco users
    Todd P Whitehead
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:2045-52. 2013
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Early life exposure to infections and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Kevin Y Urayama
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA
    Int J Cancer 128:1632-43. 2011
    ..45, 95% CI: 0.25-0.79). Evidence of a protective role for infection-related exposures early in life is supported by findings in both the non-Hispanic white and Hispanic populations within the NCCLS...
  46. ncbi request reprint MDR1 gene variants, indoor insecticide exposure, and the risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Kevin Y Urayama
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0560, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1172-7. 2007
    ....
  47. pmc In utero cytomegalovirus infection and development of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Stephen Starko Francis
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley, CA, United States
    Blood . 2016
    ..10 CI= 0.69-7.13). This is the first study to suggest that congenital CMV infection is a risk factor for childhood ALL and is more prominent in Hispanic children. Further investigation of CMV as an etiologic agent for ALL is warranted...
  48. doi request reprint Perinatal factors associated with clinical presentation of osteosarcoma in children and adolescents
    Alyson A Endicott
    Division of Neuroepidemiology, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California
    Pediatr Blood Cancer . 2016
    ..Birthweight is one measure of perinatal growth that has been investigated as an osteosarcoma risk factor. Whether birthweight affects clinical features of osteosarcoma remains unexplored...
  49. pmc Levels of non-polybrominated diphenyl ether brominated flame retardants in residential house dust samples and fire station dust samples in California
    F Reber Brown
    Environmental Chemistry Laboratory, Department of Toxic Substances Control, 700 Heinz Avenue Suite 100, Berkeley, CA 94710, USA Electronic address
    Environ Res 135:9-14. 2014
    ..Concentrations of NBFRs in the NCCLS and FOX dust samples were generally comparable to concentrations of NBFRs in other studies of house dust from the US and Canada...
  50. pmc Concentrations of persistent organic pollutants in California women's serum and residential dust
    Todd P Whitehead
    School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, 50 University Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA Electronic address
    Environ Res 136:57-66. 2015
    ..Humans are exposed to persistent organic pollutants (POPs) through various routes, including consumption of contaminated food and accidental ingestion of settled dust...
  51. doi request reprint Mode of delivery and risk of childhood leukemia
    Stephen Starko Francis
    Authors Affiliations Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, Berkeley Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco Department of Pediatric Oncology, Children s Hospital Central California, Madera and Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:876-81. 2014
    ..Normal primary inoculation of the core human microbiome is circumvented by cesarean section (CS) delivery, which is a proposed modulator of both immune response and early-life infection...
  52. doi request reprint Comparison of racial differences in childhood cancer risk in case-control studies and population-based cancer registries
    Danna A Slusky
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 36:36-44. 2012
    ....
  53. pmc Profound deficit of IL10 at birth in children who develop childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Jeffrey S Chang
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0520, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:1736-40. 2011
    ..The current study examines the association between neonatal cytokine profiles, a proxy measure for a child's prenatal immune development, and childhood ALL...
  54. pmc Maternal prenatal intake of one-carbon metabolism nutrients and risk of childhood leukemia
    Amanda W Singer
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 1995 University Avenue, Suite 460, Berkeley, CA, 94704, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 27:929-40. 2016
    ..We examined the association between maternal intake of these nutrients before pregnancy and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in a matched case-control study...
  55. pmc Periconceptional folate consumption is associated with neonatal DNA methylation modifications in neural crest regulatory and cancer development genes
    Semira Gonseth
    a Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Laboratory for Molecular Epidemiology University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
    Epigenetics 10:1166-76. 2015
    ..The influence of estimated periconceptional folate intake on neonatal DNA methylation levels provides potential mechanistic insights into the role of this vitamin in the development of neural tube defects and childhood cancers. ..
  56. pmc Childhood Leukemia and Primary Prevention
    Todd P Whitehead
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA Center for Integrative Research on Childhood Leukemia and the Environment, University of California, Berkeley, CA Electronic address
    Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care 46:317-352. 2016
    ..Primary prevention programs for childhood leukemia would also result in the significant co-benefits of reductions in other adverse health outcomes that are common in children, such as detriments to neurocognitive development...
  57. pmc Genomic ancestry and somatic alterations correlate with age at diagnosis in Hispanic children with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Kyle M Walsh
    Division of Neuroepidemiology, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, 94143 Program in Cancer Genetics, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, 94143
    Am J Hematol 89:721-5. 2014
    ....
  58. pmc Blood levels of folate at birth and risk of childhood leukemia
    Anand P Chokkalingam
    UC Berkeley School of Public Health, 1995 University Ave, Ste 460, Berkeley CA 94704, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1088-94. 2013
    ..Previous case-control studies examining the association between risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and mothers' self-reported folate intake and supplementation have been inconclusive...
  59. pmc Home remodeling and risk of childhood leukemia
    Todd P Whitehead
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol . 2016
    ..We investigated the relationship between the risk of childhood leukemia and home remodeling, a surrogate for indoor chemical exposures...
  60. pmc Tobacco alkaloids and tobacco-specific nitrosamines in dust from homes of smokeless tobacco users, active smokers, and nontobacco users
    Todd P Whitehead
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 1995 University Avenue, Berkeley, California 94704, United States
    Chem Res Toxicol 28:1007-14. 2015
    ..Children living with smokeless tobacco users may be exposed to carcinogenic tobacco-specific nitrosamines via contact with contaminated dust and household surfaces. ..