Susan R Sturgeon

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Affiliation: University of Massachusetts
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Urinary levels of phthalate metabolites and cardiovascular disease mortality (NHANES, 1999-2008)
    Susan R Sturgeon
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA Electronic address
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 219:876-882. 2016
  2. ncbi request reprint DNA methylation in paired breast epithelial and white blood cells from women undergoing reduction mammoplasty
    Susan R Sturgeon
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, U S A
    Anticancer Res 34:2985-90. 2014
  3. pmc Detection of promoter methylation of tumor suppressor genes in serum DNA of breast cancer cases and benign breast disease controls
    Susan R Sturgeon
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA
    Epigenetics 7:1258-67. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Sleep duration and endometrial cancer risk
    Susan R Sturgeon
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 715 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA, 01003, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:547-53. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Pomegranate and breast cancer: possible mechanisms of prevention
    Susan R Sturgeon
    Department of Public Health, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Nutr Rev 68:122-8. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Effect of flaxseed consumption on urinary levels of estrogen metabolites in postmenopausal women
    Susan R Sturgeon
    University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003 9304, USA
    Nutr Cancer 62:175-80. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Effect of dietary flaxseed on serum levels of estrogens and androgens in postmenopausal women
    Susan R Sturgeon
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003 9304, USA
    Nutr Cancer 60:612-8. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Dietary intervention of flaxseed: effect on serum levels of IGF-1, IGF-BP3, and C-peptide
    Susan R Sturgeon
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    Nutr Cancer 63:376-80. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Trends in breast cancer mortality rates by region of the United States, 1950-1999
    Susan R Sturgeon
    School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:987-95. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Serum levels of sex hormones and breast cancer risk in premenopausal women: a case-control study (USA)
    Susan R Sturgeon
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Massachusetts, 715 North Pleasant Street, Arnold House 407, Amherst, MA 01003 9304, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:45-53. 2004

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Publications23

  1. doi request reprint Urinary levels of phthalate metabolites and cardiovascular disease mortality (NHANES, 1999-2008)
    Susan R Sturgeon
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA Electronic address
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 219:876-882. 2016
    ..Mechanistic data and results from a limited number of cross-sectional epidemiologic studies have suggested a possible link between phthalates and adverse cardiovascular outcomes...
  2. ncbi request reprint DNA methylation in paired breast epithelial and white blood cells from women undergoing reduction mammoplasty
    Susan R Sturgeon
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, U S A
    Anticancer Res 34:2985-90. 2014
    ..The extent to which white blood cell (WBC) DNA methylation provides information on the status of breast epithelial cell DNA is unknown...
  3. pmc Detection of promoter methylation of tumor suppressor genes in serum DNA of breast cancer cases and benign breast disease controls
    Susan R Sturgeon
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA
    Epigenetics 7:1258-67. 2012
    ..24.5%, p = 0.004, respectively). Despite relatively consistent variation in methylation patterns among groups, these modest differences did not provide sufficient ability to distinguish between cases and controls in a clinical setting...
  4. doi request reprint Sleep duration and endometrial cancer risk
    Susan R Sturgeon
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 715 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA, 01003, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:547-53. 2012
    ..Sleep duration is positively associated with melatonin production and may be an indicator of melatonin levels in epidemiologic studies...
  5. doi request reprint Pomegranate and breast cancer: possible mechanisms of prevention
    Susan R Sturgeon
    Department of Public Health, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Nutr Rev 68:122-8. 2010
    ..Clarifying the effects of pomegranate constituents on key hormones known to be involved in breast cancer could result in important information for consumers and shed further light on the impact of diet on breast cancer risk...
  6. doi request reprint Effect of flaxseed consumption on urinary levels of estrogen metabolites in postmenopausal women
    Susan R Sturgeon
    University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003 9304, USA
    Nutr Cancer 62:175-80. 2010
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  7. doi request reprint Effect of dietary flaxseed on serum levels of estrogens and androgens in postmenopausal women
    Susan R Sturgeon
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003 9304, USA
    Nutr Cancer 60:612-8. 2008
    ..5, -11.9 to -1.2; P = .02). Our results suggest that dietary flaxseed may modestly lower serum levels of sex steroid hormones, especially in overweight/obese women...
  8. doi request reprint Dietary intervention of flaxseed: effect on serum levels of IGF-1, IGF-BP3, and C-peptide
    Susan R Sturgeon
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    Nutr Cancer 63:376-80. 2011
    ..Flaxseed supplementation did not impact circulating levels of IGF-1, IGF-BP3, or C-peptide. Longer duration of intake may be necessary to observe changes in these biomarkers of cancer risk...
  9. ncbi request reprint Trends in breast cancer mortality rates by region of the United States, 1950-1999
    Susan R Sturgeon
    School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:987-95. 2004
    ..Limited information is available on trends in breast cancer mortality by region of the country...
  10. ncbi request reprint Serum levels of sex hormones and breast cancer risk in premenopausal women: a case-control study (USA)
    Susan R Sturgeon
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Massachusetts, 715 North Pleasant Street, Arnold House 407, Amherst, MA 01003 9304, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:45-53. 2004
    ..Observed differences between cases and controls subjects in serum levels of DHEA and luteal phase progesterone should be investigated further in large prospective studies...
  11. ncbi request reprint Population-density and county-level variation in breast cancer mortality rates among white women residing in the Northeastern and Southern United States
    Susan R Sturgeon
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:923-31. 2003
    ..We assessed the contribution of variation in risk factor prevalence to population-density and county-level variation in breast cancer mortality rates...
  12. doi request reprint Perineal powder use and risk of endometrial cancer in postmenopausal women
    Lori Crawford
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 715 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003 9304, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1673-80. 2012
    ..While several studies have found an increased risk of ovarian cancer associated with perineal powder use, only two studies have addressed perineal powder use and endometrial cancer risk...
  13. pmc Caffeinated coffee, decaffeinated coffee and endometrial cancer risk: a prospective cohort study among US postmenopausal women
    Ayush Giri
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003 9304, USA
    Nutrients 3:937-50. 2011
    ..Our study suggests that caffeinated coffee consumption may be associated with lower endometrial cancer risk among obese postmenopausal women, but the association with decaffeinated coffee remains unclear...
  14. ncbi request reprint Menopausal vasomotor symptoms and incident breast cancer risk in the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation
    Vicki Hart
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 411 Arnold House, 715 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA, 01003, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 27:1333-1340. 2016
    ..VMS may be triggered by declining estrogen levels during menopause, whereas elevated estrogen levels have been associated with increased breast cancer risk. VMS may thus be indicative of lower susceptibility to breast cancer...
  15. doi request reprint Effects of Pomegranate Juice on Hormonal Biomarkers of Breast Cancer Risk
    Rachna Kapoor
    a Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
    Nutr Cancer 67:1113-9. 2015
    ..6 (95% CI: -77.8 to 236.9), P = 0.03, respectively. Because of several study limitations, results should be considered preliminary. Additional larger trials would be needed to determine effects in normal versus overweight/obese women...
  16. pmc The effect of change in body mass index on volumetric measures of mammographic density
    Vicki Hart
    Department of Surgery and Office of Health Promotion Research, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 24:1724-30. 2015
    ..Increase in BMI has been associated with a decrease in percent density, but the effect on change in absolute dense area or volume is unclear...
  17. doi request reprint Coffee, tea, and melanoma risk among postmenopausal women
    Haotian Wu
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
    Eur J Cancer Prev 24:347-52. 2015
    ..We observed a decrease in melanoma risk among long-term coffee drinkers, but the lack of consistency in the results by dose and type cautioned against overinterpretation of the results...
  18. doi request reprint Using breast milk to assess breast cancer risk: the role of mass spectrometry-based proteomics
    Sallie S Schneider
    Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute, Springfield, MA, 01107, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 806:399-408. 2014
    ..A preliminary analysis of milk from four women provides a proof of concept for using breast milk to assess breast cancer risk. ..
  19. ncbi request reprint Serum concentrations of estrogens, sex hormone-binding globulin, and androgens and risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women
    Laila Adly
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:2402-7. 2006
    ..6 (95% CI 0.7-3.6); p-trend = 0.13). Higher serum concentrations of estrogens were associated with increased breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women. Androgen levels were not independently associated with substantially increased risk...
  20. ncbi request reprint Serum concentrations of IGF-I, IGFBP-3 and c-peptide and risk of hyperplasia and cancer of the breast in postmenopausal women
    Catherine Schairer
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Int J Cancer 108:773-9. 2004
    ..5 (95% CI 0.7-3.0) and 1.6 (95% CI 0.8-3.2), respectively (p trend = 0.35 and 0.25, respectively). Our results suggest that insulin and insulin resistance may play a role in breast pathology in postmenopausal women...
  21. ncbi request reprint Interrelationships between serum leptin, IGF-1, IGFBP3, C-peptide and prolactin and breast cancer risk in young women
    Roni T Falk
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 98:157-65. 2006
    ..With the possible exception of leptin, our findings do not suggest that these markers explain the breast cancer protection provided by obesity in premenopausal women...
  22. ncbi request reprint Relationship between calcium, lactose, vitamin D, and dairy products and ovarian cancer
    Daniel O Koralek
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Nutr Cancer 56:22-30. 2006
    ..The possibility of a decreased risk of ovarian cancer for dietary calcium merits further evaluation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Serum concentrations of estrogens, sex hormone binding globulin, and androgens and risk of breast hyperplasia in postmenopausal women
    Catherine Schairer
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, EPS, Room 8020 MSC 7234, Rockville, MD 20852 7234, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1660-5. 2005
    ..We sought to determine whether serum concentrations of estrogens, androgens, and sex hormone binding globulin in postmenopausal women were related to the presence of mammary hyperplasia, an established breast cancer risk factor...