Julie A Ross

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Obesity effects on cyclophosphamide-induced DNA damage in hematopoietic cell transplant recipients
    L aurelle A Johnson
    University of Minnesota, College of Pharmacy, Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, 308 Harvard Street SE, 7 115C WDH, Minneapolis, MN 55443, USA
    In Vivo 26:853-7. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Host factors and consequence of chemotherapy in pediatric cancer patients
    L aurelle A Johnson
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 51:320-6. 2008
  3. pmc Parental tobacco and alcohol use and risk of hepatoblastoma in offspring: a report from the children's oncology group
    Kimberly J Johnson
    Authors Affiliations The Brown School, Washington University in St Louis Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri Division of Epidemiology Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics and Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California University of Texas Health Sciences Center San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas Children s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Children s Hospital and Research Center of Oakland, Oakland, California
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1837-43. 2013
  4. pmc ARID5B and IKZF1 variants, selected demographic factors, and childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a report from the Children's Oncology Group
    Amy M Linabery
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Leuk Res 37:936-42. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Reproductive history, infertility treatment, and the risk of acute leukemia in children with down syndrome: a report from the Children's Oncology Group
    Susan E Puumala
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Cancer 110:2067-74. 2007
  6. pmc Maternal dietary patterns during early pregnancy and the odds of childhood germ cell tumors: A Children's Oncology Group study
    Jessica R B Musselman
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:282-91. 2011
  7. pmc Maternal prenatal cigarette, alcohol and illicit drug use and risk of infant leukaemia: a report from the Children's Oncology Group
    Megan E Slater
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 25:559-65. 2011
  8. pmc Antioxidant intake from fruits, vegetables and other sources and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    Carrie A Thompson
    Department of Medicine, College of Medicine Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Int J Cancer 126:992-1003. 2010
  9. pmc Feasibility of neonatal dried blood spot retrieval amid evolving state policies (2009-2010): a Children's Oncology Group study
    Amy M Linabery
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 25:549-58. 2011
  10. pmc Vitamin supplement use among children with Down's syndrome and risk of leukaemia: a Children's Oncology Group (COG) study
    Cindy K Blair
    University of Minnesota Cancer Center, Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:288-95. 2008

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Publications106 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Obesity effects on cyclophosphamide-induced DNA damage in hematopoietic cell transplant recipients
    L aurelle A Johnson
    University of Minnesota, College of Pharmacy, Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, 308 Harvard Street SE, 7 115C WDH, Minneapolis, MN 55443, USA
    In Vivo 26:853-7. 2012
    ..The effect of obesity on exposure to cyclophosphamide-induced G-NOR-G crosslinks is not known. Therefore we sought to determine whether obesity affects the formation of cyclophosphamide-specific G-NOR-G crosslinks...
  2. doi request reprint Host factors and consequence of chemotherapy in pediatric cancer patients
    L aurelle A Johnson
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 51:320-6. 2008
    ..This review will focus on these factors in the treatment of childhood ALL...
  3. pmc Parental tobacco and alcohol use and risk of hepatoblastoma in offspring: a report from the children's oncology group
    Kimberly J Johnson
    Authors Affiliations The Brown School, Washington University in St Louis Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri Division of Epidemiology Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics and Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California University of Texas Health Sciences Center San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas Children s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Children s Hospital and Research Center of Oakland, Oakland, California
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1837-43. 2013
    ..Parental alcohol use has shown no association. We examined associations between parental tobacco and alcohol use around the time of pregnancy and hepatoblastoma in a large case-control study...
  4. pmc ARID5B and IKZF1 variants, selected demographic factors, and childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a report from the Children's Oncology Group
    Amy M Linabery
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Leuk Res 37:936-42. 2013
    ..48). Likewise, no significant genotype-birth weight interactions were detected (all Pinteraction≥0.12) among cases. These results indicate similar ALL risk across strata of known risk factors. ..
  5. ncbi request reprint Reproductive history, infertility treatment, and the risk of acute leukemia in children with down syndrome: a report from the Children's Oncology Group
    Susan E Puumala
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Cancer 110:2067-74. 2007
    ..There is mixed evidence for associations between reproductive history or infertility and acute leukemia among children without DS...
  6. pmc Maternal dietary patterns during early pregnancy and the odds of childhood germ cell tumors: A Children's Oncology Group study
    Jessica R B Musselman
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:282-91. 2011
    ..Results of this exploratory analysis suggest that maternal prenatal dietary patterns could be considered in future studies of GCTs in offspring...
  7. pmc Maternal prenatal cigarette, alcohol and illicit drug use and risk of infant leukaemia: a report from the Children's Oncology Group
    Megan E Slater
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 25:559-65. 2011
    ..Future case-control studies of childhood leukaemia that pursue these exposures may benefit from incorporation of validated instruments and/or biomarkers when feasible...
  8. pmc Antioxidant intake from fruits, vegetables and other sources and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    Carrie A Thompson
    Department of Medicine, College of Medicine Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Int J Cancer 126:992-1003. 2010
    ..In conclusion, these results support a role for vegetables, and perhaps fruits and associated antioxidants from food sources, as protective factors against the development of NHL and follicular lymphoma in particular...
  9. pmc Feasibility of neonatal dried blood spot retrieval amid evolving state policies (2009-2010): a Children's Oncology Group study
    Amy M Linabery
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 25:549-58. 2011
    ..Currently, population-based DBS studies can be conducted in a limited number of states; fortunately, many have large populations to provide reasonably sized paediatric subject groups...
  10. pmc Vitamin supplement use among children with Down's syndrome and risk of leukaemia: a Children's Oncology Group (COG) study
    Cindy K Blair
    University of Minnesota Cancer Center, Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:288-95. 2008
    ..Future research should include larger sample sizes as well as a full assessment of diet including vitamin supplementation to adequately examine the relation between nutritional status and childhood leukaemia...
  11. pmc Comparability and representativeness of control groups in a case-control study of infant leukemia: a report from the Children's Oncology Group
    Susan E Puumala
    Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:379-87. 2009
    ..3,317 g). Finally, participating BC mothers were likely to be older and to have more education than nonparticipants. Thus, the study's control groups were comparable but differed from the population of interest...
  12. pmc Maternal exposure to household chemicals and risk of infant leukemia: a report from the Children's Oncology Group
    Megan E Slater
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1197-204. 2011
    ..Utilizing data from the largest study to date, we examined associations between maternal preconception/prenatal exposure to household chemicals and infant acute leukemia...
  13. pmc Infant leukemia and parental infertility or its treatment: a Children's Oncology Group report
    Susan E Puumala
    Division of Epidemiology Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Hum Reprod 25:1561-8. 2010
    ..Parental infertility and infertility treatment have been studied with regard to childhood cancer in general, but rarely in individual cancer subtypes...
  14. pmc Association between mitochondrial DNA haplogroup and myelodysplastic syndromes
    Jenny N Poynter
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Genes Chromosomes Cancer 55:688-93. 2016
    ..While previously published studies provide biological plausibility for the observed association, further studies of the relationship between mtDNA variation and MDS are warranted in larger sample sizes. © 2016 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Birth characteristics, maternal reproductive history, and the risk of infant leukemia: a report from the Children's Oncology Group
    Logan G Spector
    Division of Epidemiology Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware Street Southeast, MMC 715, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:128-34. 2007
    ..Other variables of interest were not notably associated with infant leukemia regardless of MLL status. This investigation further supports the contention that molecularly defined subtypes of infant leukemia have separate etiologies...
  16. ncbi request reprint Child and maternal household chemical exposure and the risk of acute leukemia in children with Down's syndrome: a report from the Children's Oncology Group
    Lucy E Alderton
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:212-21. 2006
    ..0. This exploratory study suggests that household chemical exposure may play a role in the development of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in children with Down's syndrome...
  17. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric characteristics and risk of multiple myeloma
    Cindy K Blair
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Epidemiology 16:691-4. 2005
    ..Few studies have examined obesity and risk for multiple myeloma, and the results are inconsistent. Laboratory evidence suggests mechanisms through which obesity could influence carcinogenesis of this hematopoietic malignancy...
  18. pmc Family history of cancer and malignant germ cell tumors in children: a report from the Children's Oncology Group
    Jenny N Poynter
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:181-9. 2010
    ..46, 95% CI 0.22-0.96). These sex and cancer site specific associations should be confirmed in additional studies as they may provide clues to the etiology of pediatric GCT...
  19. pmc Infant leukemia and congenital abnormalities: a Children's Oncology Group study
    Kimberly J Johnson
    Division of Epidemiology Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 55:95-9. 2010
    ..Differences in survival and the molecular characteristics of leukemia in infants versus older children suggest a distinct etiology, likely involving prenatal factors...
  20. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of nationwide birth registry control selection in the United States
    Logan G Spector
    Division of Epidemiology Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:852-6. 2007
    ..These results suggest that birth registries may be used to select controls for studies of rare childhood diseases on a national scale...
  21. pmc Obesity over the life course and risk of acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndromes
    Jenny N Poynter
    Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, United States Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, United States Electronic address
    Cancer Epidemiol 40:134-40. 2016
    ..We evaluated associations between body mass index (BMI) at differing time points during the life course in population-based case control studies of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and myelodysplatic syndromes (MDS)...
  22. pmc Maternal exposure to medical radiation and Wilms tumor in the offspring: a report from the Children's Oncology Group
    Ruchika Goel
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:957-63. 2009
    ..This study examined the association between pre-conception and in utero maternal medical radiation exposure and Wilms tumor, using data from a large population-based case-control study...
  23. pmc Congenital abnormalities and acute leukemia among children with Down syndrome: a Children's Oncology Group study
    Amy M Linabery
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware Street Southeast, MMC 422, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2572-7. 2008
    ..23; 95% CI, 0.71-2.13; OR(ALL), 1.12; 95% CI, 0.60-2.09; OR(AML), 1.60; 95% CI, 0.66-3.86), suggesting congenital malformations do not confer additional risk of leukemia beyond the risk attributable to trisomy 21 in this population...
  24. pmc The association between atopy and childhood/adolescent leukemia: a meta-analysis
    Amy M Linabery
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:749-64. 2010
    ..These results should be interpreted cautiously given the modest number of studies, substantial heterogeneity, and potential exposure misclassification but are useful in designing future research...
  25. pmc The Children's Oncology Group Childhood Cancer Research Network (CCRN): case catchment in the United States
    Jessica R B Musselman
    Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Cancer 120:3007-15. 2014
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  26. pmc Reproductive, lifestyle, and anthropometric risk factors for cancer in elderly women
    Jenny N Poynter
    Department of Pediatrics, MMC 715, 420 Delaware St S E, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:681-7. 2013
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  27. pmc Genetic variants modify susceptibility to leukemia in infants: a Children's Oncology Group report
    Julie A Ross
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:31-4. 2013
    ..Genetic determinants of susceptibility to IL are unknown. Recent genome-wide association studies for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) have identified susceptibility loci at IKZF1, ARID5B, and CEBPE...
  28. pmc Trends in incidence and survival of pediatric and adolescent patients with germ cell tumors in the United States, 1975 to 2006
    Jenny N Poynter
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Cancer 116:4882-91. 2010
    ..To the authors' knowledge, few studies to date have evaluated trends in pediatric GCTs. Results from these analyses may provide clues to the etiology of GCTs...
  29. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy is not associated with an increased risk of leukemia (United States)
    Julie A Ross
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:483-8. 2005
    ..Since estrogen receptors are expressed on certain hematopoietic cells, it is possible that HRT use may also increase the risk of leukemia...
  30. pmc Parental infertility, infertility treatment and hepatoblastoma: a report from the Children's Oncology Group
    Susan E Puumala
    Department of Pediatrics, University of South Dakota, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, USA
    Hum Reprod 27:1649-56. 2012
    ..However, it is not clear whether this finding is confounded by the association between HB and low birthweight (LBW)...
  31. doi request reprint Associations between variants in KITLG, SPRY4, BAK1, and DMRT1 and pediatric germ cell tumors
    Jenny N Poynter
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Genes Chromosomes Cancer 51:266-71. 2012
    ..01). Associations were mostly similar when stratified by sex. This is the first study to suggest that these loci may also be important in susceptibility to GCTs in the adolescent (KITLG, SPRY4, and BAK1) and pediatric (BAK1) age groups...
  32. ncbi request reprint Periconceptional vitamin useand leukemia risk in children with Down syndrome: a Children's Oncology Group study
    Julie A Ross
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Cancer 104:405-10. 2005
    ..Because children with Down syndrome (DS) experience a 20-fold higher risk of leukemia than the general population, the authors evaluated whether periconceptional vitamin supplementation reduced the risk of leukemia in children with DS...
  33. pmc Maternal health conditions during pregnancy and acute leukemia in children with Down syndrome: A Children's Oncology Group study
    Simona Ognjanovic
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 52:602-8. 2009
    ..We examined whether maternal infections and health conditions during pregnancy were associated with acute leukemia in children with DS...
  34. pmc Immune-related conditions and acute leukemia in children with Down syndrome: a Children's Oncology Group report
    Amy M Linabery
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 24:454-8. 2015
    ..Children with Down syndrome have unique immune profiles and increased leukemia susceptibility...
  35. pmc Neonatal medical exposures and characteristics of low birth weight hepatoblastoma cases: a report from the Children's Oncology Group
    Lucie M Turcotte
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 61:2018-23. 2014
    ..This study represents the largest case-control study of hepatoblastoma to date and aimed to define the role of neonatal exposures in hepatoblastoma risk among low birth weight children...
  36. pmc Perigestational dietary folic acid deficiency protects against medulloblastoma formation in a mouse model of nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome
    Raha A Been
    Masonic Cancer Center and Brain Tumor Program, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Nutr Cancer 65:857-65. 2013
    ..Low maternal perigestational FA levels may decrease MB incidence in mice genetically predisposed to tumor development. Our results could have implications for prenatal FA intake recommendations in the presence of cancer syndromes...
  37. pmc Risk of adult acute and chronic myeloid leukemia with cigarette smoking and cessation
    Jessica R B Musselman
    Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 37:410-6. 2013
    ..Cigarette smoking is an established risk factor for adult myeloid leukemia, particularly acute myeloid leukemia (AML), but less is known about the nature of this association and effects of smoking cessation on risk...
  38. pmc Maternal pregnancy events and exposures and risk of hepatoblastoma: a Children's Oncology Group (COG) study
    Jessica R B Musselman
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 37:318-20. 2013
    ..Hepatoblastoma is a rare childhood liver cancer with an obscure etiology, however it is potentially associated with selected pregnancy events and hepatoblastoma risk in offspring...
  39. pmc Dietary flavonoid intake and risk of cancer in postmenopausal women: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    Gretchen J Cutler
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Int J Cancer 123:664-71. 2008
    ..93, 95% CI: 0.86-1.00). This study provides further support for a beneficial effect of flavonoid intake on lung cancer risk, especially among current and past smokers...
  40. pmc Glutathione S-transferase A1 genetic variants reduce busulfan clearance in children undergoing hematopoietic cell transplantation
    L aurelle Johnson
    Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Clin Pharmacol 48:1052-62. 2008
    ..Larger, prospective studies are needed to confirm these findings...
  41. pmc Childhood and adolescent cancer survival in the US by race and ethnicity for the diagnostic period 1975-1999
    Amy M Linabery
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Cancer 113:2575-96. 2008
    ..These results extend those provided by the National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) program in their detail and interpretation...
  42. pmc Pediatric germ cell tumors and maternal vitamin supplementation: a Children's Oncology Group study
    Kimberly J Johnson
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2661-4. 2009
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Trends in childhood cancer incidence in the U.S. (1992-2004)
    Amy M Linabery
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Cancer 112:416-32. 2008
    ..S. overall and among demographic subgroups, including Asian/Pacific Islanders and Hispanics, for whom to the authors' knowledge trends have not been previously examined...
  44. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms in the Hmong population: implications for cancer etiology and survival
    William R Kiffmeyer
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Cancer Center, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Cancer 100:411-7. 2004
    ..The authors compared frequencies of common genetic polymorphisms believed to influence risk of malignancy to determine whether frequencies in the Hmong are different from those in other Asian populations and in white Minnesotans...
  45. pmc Childhood cancer incidence trends in association with US folic acid fortification (1986-2008)
    Amy M Linabery
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Pediatrics 129:1125-33. 2012
    ..Here we describe temporal trends in childhood cancer incidence in association with US folic acid fortification...
  46. pmc Parental and infant characteristics and childhood leukemia in Minnesota
    Kimberly J Johnson
    Division of Epidemiology Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    BMC Pediatr 8:7. 2008
    ..Translocations present in neonatal blood spots and the young age peak of diagnosis suggest that early-life factors are involved in childhood leukemia etiology...
  47. pmc Fruit and vegetable consumption and its relation to markers of inflammation and oxidative stress in adolescents
    Erica M Holt
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:414-21. 2009
    ..Markers of inflammation and oxidative stress are predictors of coronary heart disease risk; however, it is unknown whether these markers are related to dietary flavonoid and antioxidant intake in youth...
  48. ncbi request reprint Exposure to medical test irradiation and acute leukemia among children with Down syndrome: a report from the Children's Oncology Group
    Amy M Linabery
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e1499-508. 2006
    ..We explored the association between medical test irradiation, a postulated leukemogenic agent, and acute leukemia among children with Down syndrome...
  49. pmc Pediatric germ cell tumors and parental infertility and infertility treatment: a Children's Oncology Group report
    Susan E Puumala
    Division of Epidemiology Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware Street, SE, MMC 715, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 35:e25-31. 2011
    ..Few risk factors have been established for childhood germ cell tumors (GCT). Parental infertility and infertility treatment may be associated with GCT development but these risk factors have not been fully investigated...
  50. ncbi request reprint Positive association of farm or rural residence with acute myeloid leukemia incidence in a cohort of older women
    Penny J Sinner
    University of Minnesota Cancer Center, MMC 422, 420 Delaware Street Southeast, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2446-8. 2005
    ..33-4.26) to develop AML compared with women who lived in a city with a population of >10,000 people. These results provide evidence that women who live on farms or rural areas are at an increased risk of AML...
  51. pmc Physical Activity, Fitness, and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer with a History of Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
    Megan E Slater
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota Electronic address
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 21:1278-83. 2015
    ..05). Higher endurance was associated with a more favorable cardiometabolic profile in HCT survivors, suggesting that interventions directed to increase endurance in survivors may reduce the risk of future cardiovascular disease. ..
  52. pmc Family history of cancer and risk of pediatric and adolescent Hodgkin lymphoma: A Children's Oncology Group study
    Amy M Linabery
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    Int J Cancer 137:2163-74. 2015
    ..These results are consistent with other studies and provide a compelling rationale for family-based studies to garner information about genetic susceptibility to HL...
  53. pmc Allergic diseases and risk of hematopoietic malignancies in a cohort of postmenopausal women: a report from the Iowa Women's Health Study
    Amy M Linabery
    Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:1903-12. 2014
    ..Associations between various allergies and hematopoietic cancers have been observed, albeit inconsistently; however, few prospective studies have examined the risk, and even fewer among older adults...
  54. ncbi request reprint Prescription medication use during pregnancy and risk of infant leukemia (United States)
    Julie A Ross
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:447-51. 2003
    ..We explored whether maternal medication use during pregnancy may be an important etiologic area for investigation in studies of infant leukemia...
  55. pmc Trends in childhood rhabdomyosarcoma incidence and survival in the United States, 1975-2005
    Simona Ognjanovic
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Masonic Cancer Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Cancer 115:4218-26. 2009
    ..The authors of this report evaluated incidence and survival trends by RMS demographic subgroups to inform future etiologic hypotheses...
  56. ncbi request reprint Maternal diet and infant leukemia: the DNA topoisomerase II inhibitor hypothesis: a report from the children's oncology group
    Logan G Spector
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:651-5. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that maternal consumption of dietary DNAt2 inhibitors during pregnancy would increase the risk of infant leukemia, particularly AML(MLL+)...
  57. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and risk of leukemia in older women
    Julie A Ross
    University of Minnesota Cancer Center, 420 Delaware Street Southeast, MMC 422, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1810-3. 2004
    ..6). Given the prevalence of overweight and obesity in the United States, the population attributable risk of AML due to obesity could approach 30%...
  58. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of leukemia in children with Down syndrome
    Julie A Ross
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 44:8-12. 2005
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Genetic susceptibility and body mass in childhood cancer survivors
    Julie A Ross
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 48:731-5. 2007
    ..The new Childhood Cancer Research Network in the Children's Oncology Group, when fully implemented, should make it less difficult in the future to recruit the large numbers of patients needed for such studies...
  60. ncbi request reprint Detection of cotinine in newborn dried blood spots
    Logan G Spector
    Division of Epidemiology Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware Street, Southeast, MMC 715, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1902-5. 2007
    ..These results suggest that DBS analysis may identify infants of women who smoke throughout pregnancy...
  61. ncbi request reprint History of allergy and reduced incidence of colorectal cancer, Iowa Women's Health Study
    Anna E Prizment
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2357-62. 2007
    ..63 to 0.78 across these end points). Allergy history, which may reflect enhanced immunosurveillance, is associated with a reduced risk of colorectal cancer...
  62. pmc An exploratory analysis of mitochondrial haplotypes and allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation outcomes
    Julie A Ross
    Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota Electronic address
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 21:81-8. 2015
    ..Mthap may be an important consideration in HCT outcomes, although validation and functional studies are needed. If confirmed, it may be feasible to select donors based on mthap to increase positive or decrease negative outcomes...
  63. pmc Children's Oncology Group's 2013 blueprint for research: epidemiology
    Logan G Spector
    Division of Epidemiology Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:1059-62. 2013
    ..Pediatr Blood Cancer 2013; 60: 1059-1062. © 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc...
  64. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric variables, physical activity, and incidence of ovarian cancer: The Iowa Women's Health Study
    Jeffrey P Anderson
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1015, USA
    Cancer 100:1515-21. 2004
    ..The objective of the current study was to extend investigation of potential associations in the Iowa Women's Health Study cohort...
  65. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation in the leptin receptor gene and obesity in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Julie A Ross
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:3558-62. 2004
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  66. doi request reprint Evaluation of newborn screening bloodspot-based genetic testing as second tier screen for bedside newborn hearing screening
    Lisa A Schimmenti
    Departments of Pediatrics University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Genet Med 13:1006-10. 2011
    ..We propose that bloodspot-based genetic testing for GJB2 alleles can provide a means for rapid confirmation in a subset of infants who fail bedside newborn hearing screening...
  67. pmc Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug and acetaminophen use and risk of adult myeloid leukemia
    Julie A Ross
    Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:1741-50. 2011
    ..Little is known about the causes of adult leukemia. A few small studies have reported a reduced risk associated with regular use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID)...
  68. ncbi request reprint Childhood cancer and birthmarks in the Collaborative Perinatal Project
    Kimberly J Johnson
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e1088-93. 2007
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  69. ncbi request reprint Glutathione S-transferase genotypes, genetic susceptibility, and outcome of therapy in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Stella M Davies
    Children s Oncology Group, Arcadia, CA 91066 6012, USA
    Blood 100:67-71. 2002
    ..These data, representing a larger series than any reported previously, suggest that GST genotype does not affect etiology or outcome of childhood ALL...
  70. ncbi request reprint Cancer in the Minnesota Hmong population
    Julie A Ross
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota 5455, USA
    Cancer 97:3076-9. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to examine cancer incidence in this population, because it may indicate areas for targeted surveillance and intervention...
  71. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of cigarette smoking in pregnant women participating in the special supplemental nutrition programme for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
    Julie A Ross
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of Minnesota Department of Pediatrics, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 16:246-8. 2002
    ..These data suggest that some participants in WIC make a concerted effort to quit smoking when they find out they are pregnant, and are generally truthful when reporting their smoking habits during pregnancy...
  72. ncbi request reprint Dietary flavonoids: bioavailability, metabolic effects, and safety
    Julie A Ross
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 22:19-34. 2002
    ..Because there are many biological activities attributed to the flavonoids, some of which could be beneficial or detrimental depending on specific circumstances, further studies in both the laboratory and with populations are warranted...
  73. ncbi request reprint Diet and risk of leukemia in the Iowa Women's Health Study
    Julie A Ross
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of Minnesota Department of Pediatrics, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:777-81. 2002
    ..However, given that our study focused on older women from a defined geographical area, analyses of prospective studies in other populations are needed to confirm or refute these results...
  74. ncbi request reprint Childhood cancer etiology: recent reports
    Stella M Davies
    Division of Epidemiology Clinical Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Med Pediatr Oncol 40:35-8. 2003
  75. pmc DNA methylation analysis reveals distinct methylation signatures in pediatric germ cell tumors
    James F Amatruda
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    BMC Cancer 13:313. 2013
    ..Aberrant DNA methylation is a prominent feature of many cancers, and may be especially relevant in germ cell tumors (GCTs) due to the extensive epigenetic reprogramming that occurs in the germ line during normal development...
  76. ncbi request reprint Estrogen replacement therapy and ovarian cancer
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota55454 1015, USA
    Epidemiology 15:100-4. 2004
    ..However, several subsequent studies have suggested that long-term ERT could increase ovarian cancer risk...
  77. ncbi request reprint Etiology of childhood cancer: recent reports
    Julie A Ross
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 45:239-41. 2005
  78. ncbi request reprint Looking for leukemia clues in of all places....meconium!
    Julie A Ross
    Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 49:607-8. 2007
  79. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary: Birth certificates--a best control scenario?
    Julie A Ross
    Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, and Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:922-4; discussion 925. 2004
  80. pmc Genetic variation in folylpolyglutamate synthase and gamma-glutamyl hydrolase and plasma homocysteine levels in the Singapore Chinese Health Study
    Sarah J Oppeneer
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Mol Genet Metab 105:73-8. 2012
    ..Since this is one of the first studies to assess FPGS and GGH genetic variants in relation to plasma homocysteine, further research is needed to confirm these findings and characterize the functional effects of these variants...
  81. ncbi request reprint Recent report in the etiology of childhood cancer: 'greatest hits'
    Julie A Ross
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 42:3-7. 2004
  82. ncbi request reprint Childhood cancer following neonatal oxygen supplementation
    Logan G Spector
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 54555, USA
    J Pediatr 147:27-31. 2005
    ..To evaluate the relationship between neonatal oxygen supplementation (O2) and childhood cancer in the Collaborative Perinatal Project (CPP)...
  83. pmc Characterization of the elemental composition of newborn blood spots using sector-field inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry
    Erica K Langer
    Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 21:355-64. 2011
    ..Adequate control of filter paper element contributions remains the primary obstacle to fully quantitative element measurement in newborn blood using NBSs...
  84. ncbi request reprint Genetics and childhood cancer. Commentary on: inherited cancer in children: practical/ethical problems and challenges
    Julie A Ross
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware St S E, MMC 422, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Eur J Cancer 40:2471-2. 2004
  85. ncbi request reprint Trends in leukemia incidence and survival in the United States (1973-1998)
    Yang Xie
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Cancer 97:2229-35. 2003
    ..Although the overall incidence of leukemia has been declining in the United States, recent reports suggest that incidence rates may be increasing for certain age and racial groups...
  86. ncbi request reprint Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and risk of adult leukemia
    Christine M Kasum
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:534-7. 2003
    ..Although preliminary, the notable differences observed in leukemia risk between aspirin and nonaspirin NSAID use warrant further investigation...
  87. ncbi request reprint Breast-feeding and Wilms tumor: a report from the Children's Oncology Group
    Stephanie Saddlemire
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, CB 7435, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599 7435, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:687-93. 2006
    ..We investigated the association between breast-feeding and Wilms tumor, a childhood kidney tumor...
  88. pmc Height, body mass index, and ovarian cancer: a pooled analysis of 12 cohort studies
    Leo J Schouten
    Department of Epidemiology, GROW School for Oncology and Developmental Biology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:902-12. 2008
    ..Although many studies have investigated the association between anthropometry and ovarian cancer risk, results have been inconsistent...
  89. ncbi request reprint Secular trends in response rates for controls selected by random digit dialing in childhood cancer studies: a report from the Children's Oncology Group
    Greta R Bunin
    Division of Oncology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:109-16. 2007
    ..4% per year (95% CI: -2.7, -2.0; p < 0.001). The current low response rates for RDD indicate a substantial potential for selection bias and a need to seek alternative sources of controls...
  90. pmc Household pesticides and the risk of Wilms tumor
    Maureen A Cooney
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:134-7. 2007
    ..Previous epidemiologic studies have suggested that exposure to pesticides in utero and during early childhood may increase the risk for development of childhood cancer, including Wilms tumor, a childhood kidney tumor...
  91. ncbi request reprint A pooled analysis of 12 cohort studies of dietary fat, cholesterol and egg intake and ovarian cancer
    Jeanine M Genkinger
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:273-85. 2006
    ..Results for histologic subtypes were similar. Overall, fat, cholesterol and egg intakes were not associated with ovarian cancer risk. The positive association for saturated fat intake at very high intakes merits further investigation...
  92. ncbi request reprint Parental marijuana use and risk of childhood acute myeloid leukaemia: a report from the Children's Cancer Group (United States and Canada)
    Katrina F Trivers
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:110-8. 2006
    ..The decreased ORs observed in this study may be due to recall bias assuming plausibly low values of sensitivity...
  93. ncbi request reprint Hepatoblastoma and low birth weight
    Logan G Spector
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 43:706. 2004
  94. ncbi request reprint BERing the burden of risk
    Julie A Ross
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2064-5. 2005
  95. ncbi request reprint XPD Lys751Gln polymorphism in the etiology and outcome of childhood acute myeloid leukemia: a Children's Oncology Group report
    Parinda A Mehta
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital and Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Blood 107:39-45. 2006
    ..These data, representing the only data in pediatric AML, suggest that XPD genotype does not affect the etiology or outcome of childhood AML...
  96. ncbi request reprint Bias in studies of parental self-reported occupational exposure and childhood cancer
    Joachim Schüz
    Institute for Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Informatics IMBEI, University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 158:710-6. 2003
    ..However, because future case-control studies will at least partially rely on questionnaire data, improvements including probing questions, better interview techniques, and validation studies are indicated...
  97. ncbi request reprint Parental exposure to medications and hydrocarbons and ras mutations in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a report from the Children's Oncology Group
    Xiao Ou Shu
    Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center and Vanderbilt Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1230-5. 2004
    ..8, 95% CI 1.0-1.3) were associated with N-ras mutations. This study suggests that parental exposure to specific chemicals may be associated with distinct ras mutations in children who develop ALL...
  98. ncbi request reprint Pediatric cancer in the United States: the Children's Oncology Group Epidemiology Research Program
    Julie A Ross
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1552-4. 2004
  99. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer and body mass: when is it ok to be too little, too big, or just right?
    Julie A Ross
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:560-1. 2005
  100. ncbi request reprint Infant leukemia: finding the needle in the haystack
    Logan G Spector
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2331. 2006
  101. ncbi request reprint Mutational spectrum of beta-catenin, AXIN1, and AXIN2 in hepatocellular carcinomas and hepatoblastomas
    Ken Taniguchi
    Division of Experimental Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, MN 55905, USA
    Oncogene 21:4863-71. 2002
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