Noel S Weiss

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Adjusting for screening history in epidemiologic studies of cancer: why, when, and how to do it
    Noel S Weiss
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7236, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:957-61. 2003
  2. pmc Genetic variation in the progesterone receptor and metabolism pathways and hormone therapy in relation to breast cancer risk
    Kerryn W Reding
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:1241-9. 2009
  3. pmc Genetic polymorphisms in the catechol estrogen metabolism pathway and breast cancer risk
    Kerryn W Reding
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1461-7. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Ovarian cancer risk and polymorphisms involved in estrogen catabolism
    Sarah K Holt
    Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, P O Box 19024 M4 C308, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:481-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for the incidence of endometrial cancer according to the aggressiveness of disease
    Jocelyn M Weiss
    Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:56-62. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Relation between use of antihypertensive medications and risk of breast carcinoma among women ages 65-79 years
    Christopher I Li
    Public Health Sciences Division, Epidemiology Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer 98:1504-13. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and endometrial cancer: an evaluation of the modifying effects of other known risk factors
    Babette S Saltzman
    Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:607-14. 2008
  8. pmc Pregnancy history and risk of endometrial cancer
    Gaia Pocobelli
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Epidemiology 22:638-45. 2011
  9. pmc Risk of complex and atypical endometrial hyperplasia in relation to anthropometric measures and reproductive history
    Meira Epplein
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:563-70; discussion 571-6. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Endometrial cancer risk in estrogen users after switching to estrogen-progestin therapy
    Jessica Chubak
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:1001-7. 2007

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Publications114 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Adjusting for screening history in epidemiologic studies of cancer: why, when, and how to do it
    Noel S Weiss
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7236, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:957-61. 2003
    ....
  2. pmc Genetic variation in the progesterone receptor and metabolism pathways and hormone therapy in relation to breast cancer risk
    Kerryn W Reding
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:1241-9. 2009
    ..1, 2.2) but not in never users (P(heterogeneity) = 0.02). Interpretation of these subgroup associations must await the results of similar studies conducted in other populations...
  3. pmc Genetic polymorphisms in the catechol estrogen metabolism pathway and breast cancer risk
    Kerryn W Reding
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1461-7. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Ovarian cancer risk and polymorphisms involved in estrogen catabolism
    Sarah K Holt
    Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, P O Box 19024 M4 C308, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:481-9. 2007
    ..No association of ovarian cancer risk was observed with any of the other polymorphisms examined, either alone or in combination...
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for the incidence of endometrial cancer according to the aggressiveness of disease
    Jocelyn M Weiss
    Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:56-62. 2006
    ..In general, a woman's risk of endometrial cancer appears to be influenced by similar risk factors regardless of disease severity...
  6. ncbi request reprint Relation between use of antihypertensive medications and risk of breast carcinoma among women ages 65-79 years
    Christopher I Li
    Public Health Sciences Division, Epidemiology Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer 98:1504-13. 2003
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and endometrial cancer: an evaluation of the modifying effects of other known risk factors
    Babette S Saltzman
    Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:607-14. 2008
    ..These results support the hypothesis that type 2 diabetes is associated with endometrial cancer irrespective of the presence of other risk factors for this disease, except possibly hypertension and extreme obesity...
  8. pmc Pregnancy history and risk of endometrial cancer
    Gaia Pocobelli
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Epidemiology 22:638-45. 2011
    ..Less clear is whether timing of pregnancies during reproductive life influences risk, and the degree to which incomplete pregnancies are associated with a reduced risk...
  9. pmc Risk of complex and atypical endometrial hyperplasia in relation to anthropometric measures and reproductive history
    Meira Epplein
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:563-70; discussion 571-6. 2008
    ..Whether these risk factors predispose women to cancer simply by increasing EH incidence or continue to augment cancer risk even after EH is present is currently unknown...
  10. ncbi request reprint Endometrial cancer risk in estrogen users after switching to estrogen-progestin therapy
    Jessica Chubak
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:1001-7. 2007
    ..It is unknown whether postmenopausal unopposed estrogen users are better off, in terms of endometrial cancer risk, switching to a combined estrogen-progestin regimen or stopping hormone use altogether...
  11. ncbi request reprint The relationship between alcohol use and risk of breast cancer by histology and hormone receptor status among women 65-79 years of age
    Christopher I Li
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:1061-6. 2003
    ..These results are consistent with there being an underlying hormonal basis for the known association between alcohol use and breast cancer incidence...
  12. pmc Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor use and pneumonia risk in community-dwelling older adults: results from a population-based case-control study
    Sascha Dublin
    Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA 98101 1448, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 21:1173-82. 2012
    ..To test whether angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor use is associated with decreased risk of community-acquired pneumonia in older adults...
  13. pmc Myocardial infarction and stroke associated with diuretic based two drug antihypertensive regimens: population based case-control study
    Inbal Boger-Megiddo
    Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    BMJ 340:c103. 2010
    ..Design Population based case-control study. Setting Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA, USA...
  14. ncbi request reprint Long-term use of postmenopausal estrogen and progestin hormone therapies and the risk of endometrial cancer
    Jennifer A Doherty
    Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:139.e1-7. 2007
    ....
  15. pmc Predictive value of symptoms for early detection of ovarian cancer
    Mary Anne Rossing
    Program in Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, PO Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98108 1024, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:222-9. 2010
    ..We assessed the sensitivity, specificity, and positive predictive value of a proposed symptom index and of symptoms included in the consensus recommendation...
  16. doi request reprint Acute kidney injury and its association with in-hospital mortality among children with acute infections
    Peace D Imani
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Box 357236, Seattle, WA, 98195, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 28:2199-206. 2013
    ..We investigated prevalence of acute kidney injury (AKI) at hospitalization and its association with in-hospital mortality among Ugandan children hospitalized with common acute infections, and predictors of mortality among AKI children...
  17. pmc Long-term use of continuous-combined estrogen-progestin hormone therapy and risk of endometrial cancer
    Amanda I Phipps
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1639-46. 2011
    ..19, 95% CI: 0.05-0.68). Associations did not differ according to recency of use. These results suggest that long duration of use of continuous-combined estrogen-progestin therapy is associated with a reduced risk of endometrial cancer...
  18. ncbi request reprint 25-Hydroxyvitamin D levels and albuminuria in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)
    Ian H De Boer
    Division of Nephrology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98117, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 50:69-77. 2007
    ..Albuminuria is a risk factor for chronic kidney disease progression, end-stage renal disease, cardiovascular events, and mortality. Animal studies suggested that vitamin D insufficiency may contribute to the pathogenesis of albuminuria...
  19. ncbi request reprint Endogenous sex hormones and prostate cancer risk: a case-control study nested within the Carotene and Retinol Efficacy Trial
    Chu Chen
    Program in Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:1410-6. 2003
    ..The suggestions that intraprostatic androgen activity may increase risk and that serum estrogens may decrease risk, warrant additional study...
  20. pmc Risk of epithelial ovarian cancer in relation to benign ovarian conditions and ovarian surgery
    Mary Anne Rossing
    Program in Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98108 1024, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:1357-64. 2008
    ..We assessed the risk associated with a prior diagnosis of, and ovarian surgery following, ovarian cysts and endometriosis, with a focus on characterizing risk among tumor subgroups...
  21. pmc Serum organochlorine pesticide residues and risk of testicular germ cell carcinoma: a population-based case-control study
    Mary L Biggs
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Box 354922, Seattle, WA 98195 4922, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2012-8. 2008
    ..Due to uncertainty regarding how well organochlorine levels measured in adulthood reflect exposures during early life, further research is needed using exposure measurements collected in utero or during infancy...
  22. pmc Endometrial hyperplasia risk in relation to recent use of oral contraceptives and hormone therapy
    Meira Epplein
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:1-7. 2009
    ..We sought to examine the relationship between recent use of oral contraceptives and hormone therapy and endometrial hyperplasia (EH) risk...
  23. doi request reprint V89L polymorphism of the 5alpha-reductase Type II gene (SRD5A2), endogenous sex hormones, and prostate cancer risk
    Inbal Boger-Megiddo
    Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:286-91. 2008
    ..However, the absence of an overall association between V89L genotype and aggressive prostate cancer argues for a cautious interpretation of these observations...
  24. ncbi request reprint Reproductive and anthropometric factors in relation to the risk of lobular and ductal breast carcinoma among women 65-79 years of age
    Christopher I Li
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Division of Public Health Sciences, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Int J Cancer 107:647-51. 2003
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Polymorphic markers in the 5alpha-reductase type II gene and the incidence of prostate cancer
    Najib Lamharzi
    Program in Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Int J Cancer 105:480-3. 2003
    ....
  26. pmc Use of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs and risk of endometrial cancer
    Clara Bodelon
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7236, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:1512-7. 2009
    ..73, 1.53). NSAID use was unrelated to risk of endometrial cancer in both obese and nonobese women. Results from this study suggest that the use of aspirin or other NSAIDs has little or no influence on the risk of endometrial cancer...
  27. pmc Insulin therapy, hyperglycemia, and hypertension in type 1 diabetes mellitus
    Ian H De Boer
    Division of Nephrology, University of Washington, Box 356521, 1959 NE Pacific St, Seattle, WA 98117, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1867-73. 2008
    ..Diabetes mellitus and hypertension are closely linked, but the long-term blood pressure effects of glucose-lowering therapy and hyperglycemia are not clear...
  28. pmc Congenital cytomegalovirus infection in pediatric hearing loss
    Stephanie Misono
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:47-53. 2011
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Relationship between long durations and different regimens of hormone therapy and risk of breast cancer
    Christopher I Li
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    JAMA 289:3254-63. 2003
    ..Women using combined estrogen and progestin hormone replacement therapy (CHRT) have an increased risk of breast cancer; however, data on use for long durations and on risk associated with patterns of use are lacking...
  30. pmc Threats to validity of nonrandomized studies of postdiagnosis exposures on cancer recurrence and survival
    Jessica Chubak
    Affiliations of authors Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA JC, DMB, HSW Department of Epidemiology JC, NSW, Department of Pharmacy DMB, HSW, and Department of Biostatistics BM, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA NSW
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:1456-62. 2013
    ..Attention to known challenges in epidemiologic research is critical for the validity of studies of postdiagnosis exposures and cancer outcomes. ..
  31. pmc Use of opioids or benzodiazepines and risk of pneumonia in older adults: a population-based case-control study
    Sascha Dublin
    Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1899-907. 2011
    ..To examine whether use of opioids or benzodiazepines is associated with risk of community-acquired pneumonia in older adults...
  32. ncbi request reprint Prostate cancer mortality in relation to screening by prostate-specific antigen testing and digital rectal examination: a population-based study in middle-aged men
    Ilir Agalliu
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, M4 B874, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:931-7. 2007
    ....
  33. pmc Chromosome 15q24-25.1 variants, diet, and lung cancer susceptibility in cigarette smokers
    Lori C Sakoda
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, PO Box 19024, Mailstop M4 C308, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:449-61. 2011
    ..Studying gene-environment interactions may provide insight about mechanisms underpinning the reported association between chromosome 15q24-25.1 variation and lung cancer susceptibility...
  34. pmc Recreational physical activity and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer
    Mary Anne Rossing
    Program in Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, PO Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98108 1024, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:485-91. 2010
    ..In a population-based case-control study of epithelial ovarian cancer, we assessed risk associated with recreational physical activity with a focus on characterizing risk within histologic subtypes...
  35. pmc Patterns of anti-malarial drug treatment among pregnant women in Uganda
    Laura R Sangaré
    Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Malar J 10:152. 2011
    ..The study objective was to determine the degree to which presumed episodes of uncomplicated symptomatic malaria in pregnancy were treated with a recommended anti-malarial regimen in a region of Uganda...
  36. pmc Neoadjuvant chemotherapy in the Medicare cohort with advanced ovarian cancer
    Melissa M Thrall
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 123:461-6. 2011
    ..While NAC may facilitate and simplify complete cytoreduction and reduce the risk of surgery, the delay of surgery related to NAC needs to be balanced against any potential benefit...
  37. pmc Association of marijuana use and the incidence of testicular germ cell tumors
    Janet R Daling
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Cancer 115:1215-23. 2009
    ..In this study, the authors tested the hypothesis that marijuana use is a risk factor for TGCT...
  38. ncbi request reprint Menopausal hormone therapy and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer
    Mary Anne Rossing
    Program in Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, P O Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98108 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2548-56. 2007
    ..These findings, if replicated, may have implications both for public health and development of chemoprevention strategies...
  39. pmc Temporal trends in the prevalence of diabetic kidney disease in the United States
    Ian H De Boer
    Kidney Research Institute and Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    JAMA 305:2532-9. 2011
    ..Over time, the prevalence of diabetic kidney disease (DKD) may increase due to the expanding size of the diabetes population or decrease due to the implementation of diabetes therapies...
  40. doi request reprint The prevalence of cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection
    George N Ioannou
    Divisions of Gastroenterology, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System and University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Hepatology 57:249-57. 2013
    ..05; 95% CI, 1.03-1.08), and low CD4+ cell count (AOR, 2.36; 95% CI, 1.3-4.2). Among 5999 HIV/HCV-coinfected patients, 994 (18%) had ever received HCV antiviral treatment, of whom 165 (17%) achieved sustained virologic response...
  41. pmc Polymorphisms in nucleotide excision repair genes and endometrial cancer risk
    Jennifer A Doherty
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:1873-82. 2011
    ..Certain estrogen metabolites can form bulky DNA adducts, which are removed via nucleotide excision repair (NER), and the ability to carry out this repair might be related to endometrial cancer risk...
  42. doi request reprint Influenza vaccination and risk of community-acquired pneumonia in immunocompetent elderly people: a population-based, nested case-control study
    Michael L Jackson
    Group Health Center for Health Studies, Seattle, WA 98101 1448, USA
    Lancet 372:398-405. 2008
    ..We therefore assessed whether influenza vaccination is associated with a reduced risk of community-acquired pneumonia in immunocompetent elderly people after controlling for health status indicators...
  43. pmc Complex hyperplasia with and without atypia: clinical outcomes and implications of progestin therapy
    Susan D Reed
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:365-73. 2010
    ..We evaluated women with complex and atypical endometrial hyperplasia, comparing those prescribed progestin with those not prescribed progestin...
  44. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer
    Mary Anne Rossing
    Program in Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, P O Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98108 1024, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:413-20. 2008
    ..The association of smoking with other histologic types of ovarian cancer is less clear, but potentially holds greater importance for prevention of disease incidence and mortality...
  45. ncbi request reprint Nucleotide excision repair genotype and the incidence of endometrial cancer: effect of other risk factors on the association
    Jocelyn M Weiss
    Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 103:891-6. 2006
    ..Certain nucleotide excision repair (NER) genotypes appear to be associated with an altered risk of endometrial cancer. These associations could be modified by characteristics and exposures that themselves influence risk of disease...
  46. ncbi request reprint Relationship between transferrin-iron saturation, alcohol consumption, and the incidence of cirrhosis and liver cancer
    George N Ioannou
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:624-9. 2007
    ..We examined the relation between baseline serum transferrin-iron saturation (TS) and the incidence of hospitalizations or deaths related to cirrhosis and liver cancer as well as the influence of alcohol consumption on this relationship...
  47. ncbi request reprint The effect of alcohol consumption on the prevalence of iron overload, iron deficiency, and iron deficiency anemia
    George N Ioannou
    Department of Medicine and Division of Gastroenterology, University of Washington Medical Center, and VA Medical Center, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Gastroenterology 126:1293-301. 2004
    ..Our aim was to investigate the relationship between alcohol consumption and iron overload, iron deficiency, or iron deficiency anemia in the U.S. population...
  48. ncbi request reprint Esterified estrogens and conjugated equine estrogens and the risk of venous thrombosis
    Nicholas L Smith
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    JAMA 292:1581-7. 2004
    ..The findings from these trials, which used oral conjugated equine estrogens, may not be generalizable to other estrogen compounds...
  49. ncbi request reprint Is central obesity associated with cirrhosis-related death or hospitalization? A population-based, cohort study
    George N Ioannou
    Health Services Research and Development and Northwest Hepatitis C Resource Centers, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound System, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:67-74. 2005
    ..We aimed to determine the interaction between body fat distribution (central versus peripheral) and increased body mass index (BMI) with regards to the risk of cirrhosis-related death or hospitalization...
  50. ncbi request reprint Risk of testicular germ cell cancer in relation to variation in maternal and offspring cytochrome p450 genes involved in catechol estrogen metabolism
    Jacqueline R Starr
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, 98105 0371, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2183-90. 2005
    ..0; 95% CI, 1.6-31) or CYP3A5 6986G (RR, 2.4; 95% CI, 1.1-5.6) alleles. These results support the hypothesis that maternal and/or offspring catechol estrogen activity may influence sons' risk of TGCC...
  51. ncbi request reprint Risk of epithelial ovarian cancer in relation to use of antidepressants, benzodiazepines, and other centrally acting medications
    Sascha Dublin
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:35-45. 2002
    ..An increased risk of ovarian cancer among users of antidepressants and benzodiazepines has been observed in some but not all prior studies. We examined these associations in a population-based case-control study...
  52. pmc Absence of an association of human polyomavirus and papillomavirus infection with lung cancer in China: a nested case-control study
    Danny V Colombara
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    BMC Cancer 16:342. 2016
    ..Studies of human polyomavirus (HPyV) infection and lung cancer are limited and those regarding the association of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and lung cancer have produced inconsistent results...
  53. ncbi request reprint Genetic factors in catechol estrogen metabolism in relation to the risk of endometrial cancer
    Jennifer A Doherty
    Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, P O Box 19024 M4 C308, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:357-66. 2005
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Use of antihypertensive medications and breast cancer risk
    Babette S Saltzman
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:365-71. 2013
    ..Use of specific antihypertensive medications (AHTs) has been hypothesized to increase breast cancer risk, but results across published studies are inconsistent...
  55. pmc Physical activity in adolescence and testicular germ cell cancer risk
    Alyson J Littman
    Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1281-90. 2009
    ..To further examine whether physical activity (PA) in adolescence is associated with TGCC risk, the authors conducted a case-control study in western Washington State...
  56. pmc Breast cancer recurrence risk in relation to antidepressant use after diagnosis
    Jessica Chubak
    Group Health Center for Health Studies, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101 1448, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 112:123-32. 2008
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Trends in the incidence rates of nasopharyngeal carcinoma among Chinese Americans living in Los Angeles County and the San Francisco metropolitan area, 1992-2002
    Li Min Sun
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:1174-8. 2005
    ..While the reasons underlying the observed patterns of incidence remain to be determined, changes in lifestyle and environment are likely to be contributory factors...
  58. ncbi request reprint Esterified estrogen and conjugated equine estrogen and the risk of incident myocardial infarction and stroke
    Rozenn N Lemaitre
    Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, and Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle 98101 1448, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:399-404. 2006
    ..The association of these end points with the use of esterified estrogen (EE) is unknown...
  59. pmc A case-control investigation of adenomyosis: impact of control group selection on risk factor strength
    Britton Trabert
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Womens Health Issues 21:160-4. 2011
    ..Using a medical record abstraction-based case-control study with two control groups, we evaluated adenomyosis risk factors and investigated differences related to comparison group selection...
  60. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of zinc supplementation for persistent diarrhea in adults with HIV-1 infection
    Cesar Carcamo
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:197-201. 2006
    ..In children, zinc supplementation reduces the incidence and severity of diarrhea...
  61. pmc Use of proton pump inhibitors and H2 blockers and risk of pneumonia in older adults: a population-based case-control study
    Sascha Dublin
    Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, Washington 98101 1448, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:792-802. 2010
    ..To examine whether use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and H2 blockers is associated with increased pneumonia risk...
  62. ncbi request reprint Evidence of bias in estimates of influenza vaccine effectiveness in seniors
    Lisa A Jackson
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:337-44. 2006
    ..Since a protective effect of vaccination should be specific to influenza season, evaluation of non-influenza periods could indicate the possible contribution of bias to the estimates observed during influenza season...
  63. pmc Etomidate, adrenal function, and mortality in critically ill patients
    Jacob E Sunshine
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology, Seattle, WA 98195 6340, USA
    Respir Care 58:639-46. 2013
    ..We aimed to test whether etomidate is associated with risk of hospital mortality and other clinical outcomes in critically ill patients...
  64. pmc Determinants of use of insecticide treated nets for the prevention of malaria in pregnancy: Jinja, Uganda
    Laura R Sangaré
    Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e39712. 2012
    ..Despite increased access to this intervention over time, consistent ITN use during pregnancy remains relatively uncommon in sub-Saharan Africa...
  65. pmc Evidence of immune memory 8.5 years following administration of a prophylactic human papillomavirus type 16 vaccine
    Ali Rowhani-Rahbar
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Clin Virol 53:239-43. 2012
    ..A feature of vaccines that confer long-term immunity is their ability to induce immune memory...
  66. doi request reprint New strategies are needed to improve the accuracy of influenza vaccine effectiveness estimates among seniors
    Jennifer Clark Nelson
    Group Health Center for Health Studies, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:687-94. 2009
    ..In this paper, we provide a methodological examination of the potential sources of bias in observational studies of influenza vaccine effectiveness in seniors and propose design and analysis strategies to reduce bias in future studies...
  67. ncbi request reprint Body size and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer (United States)
    Mary Anne Rossing
    Program in Epidemiology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, P O Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:713-20. 2006
    ..In particular, we sought to characterize the independent relation of body weight at particular ages with risk...
  68. ncbi request reprint Incidence and predictors of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with cirrhosis
    George N Ioannou
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:938-45, 945.e1-4. 2007
    ..Independent predictors of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with cirrhosis are not well established...
  69. ncbi request reprint Incidence of primary urethral carcinoma in the United States
    Mia A Swartz
    Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Urology 68:1164-8. 2006
    ..Primary urethral carcinoma is rare, and the demographic correlates of its incidence have not been examined using population-based data...
  70. ncbi request reprint Glycemic control and the risk of multiple microvascular diabetic complications
    Kenneth G Schellhase
    Department of Family Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Washington, USA
    Fam Med 37:125-30. 2005
    ..We sought to determine if glycemic control is associated with the risk of a second, distinct, end-organ diabetic complication...
  71. ncbi request reprint A comparison between audio computer-assisted self-interviews and clinician interviews for obtaining the sexual history
    Ann E Kurth
    Center for AIDS and STD, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 7266, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:719-26. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to compare reporting between audio computer-assisted self-interview (ACASI) and clinician-administered sexual histories...
  72. ncbi request reprint An ecologic study of prostate-specific antigen screening and prostate cancer mortality in nine geographic areas of the United States
    Pamela A Shaw
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, 98109 1024, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:1059-69. 2004
    ..Ecologic analyses of the effectiveness of PSA testing should be interpreted with caution...
  73. pmc Calcium plus vitamin D supplementation and the risk of incident diabetes in the Women's Health Initiative
    Ian H De Boer
    Division of Nephrology, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:701-7. 2008
    ..We examined the effect of calcium plus vitamin D supplementation on the incidence of drug-treated diabetes in postmenopausal women...
  74. ncbi request reprint NSAID trials and the choice of comparators--questions of public health importance
    Bruce M Psaty
    Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:328-30. 2007
  75. ncbi request reprint Prostate carcinoma incidence in relation to prediagnostic circulating levels of insulin-like growth factor I, insulin-like growth factor binding protein 3, and insulin
    Chu Chen
    Program in Epidemiology, Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Cancer 103:76-84. 2005
    ..To examine this issue further, the authors conducted a nested case-control study within the Cardiovascular Health Study cohort...
  76. doi request reprint Interview-based case-control studies of screening efficacy
    Noel S Weiss
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Epidemiology 19:265-7. 2008
    ..We review the interview-based approaches that have been developed and the purpose that each one can achieve and offer suggestions for increasing the validity of these studies...
  77. ncbi request reprint Racial variation in the incidence of squamous cell carcinoma of the bladder in the United States
    Michael P Porter
    Department of Urology, College of Medicine and Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Urol 168:1960-3. 2002
    ..We determined the incidence of squamous cell carcinoma of the bladder according to race in the United States...
  78. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in the relationship between hepatitis C infection and iron stores
    George N Ioannou
    Department of Medicine and Division of Gastroenterology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Hepatology 37:795-801. 2003
    ..This finding may partly explain the reduced response of HCV-positive African-Americans to antiviral treatment...
  79. pmc Progestin therapy of complex endometrial hyperplasia with and without atypia
    Susan D Reed
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:655-62. 2009
    ..To assess the likelihood of histologic persistence/progression of complex hyperplasia and atypical hyperplasia among women treated with progestin compared with those not treated, with attention to type, dose, and duration...
  80. ncbi request reprint HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors are associated with reduced mortality in ESRD patients
    Stephen L Seliger
    Division of Nephrology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Kidney Int 61:297-304. 2002
    ..We determined whether the use of statins is associated with a reduction in cardiovascular-specific death and total mortality in ESRD patients...
  81. doi request reprint Randomized trial of light versus deep sedation on mental health after critical illness
    Miriam M Treggiari
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Crit Care Med 37:2527-34. 2009
    ..Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder are common in patients after they have undergone prolonged mechanical ventilation and are associated with sedation depth...
  82. pmc Antibody responses in oral fluid after administration of prophylactic human papillomavirus vaccines
    Ali Rowhani-Rahbar
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98125, USA
    J Infect Dis 200:1452-5. 2009
    ..6% (95% confidence interval [CI], 42.0%-57.3%) before and 100% (95% CI, 92.0%-100%) after administration of the quadrivalent vaccine. Oral fluid may have the potential to be used for monitoring of prophylactic HPV vaccines in the future...
  83. doi request reprint Estimating the impact of the discontinuation of medical interventions on health outcomes
    Noel S Weiss
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:653-6. 2009
    ..The experience of whole populations following relatively rapid and widespread discontinuation of a previously common treatment sometimes can serve as a secondary source of data on the consequences of discontinuation of therapy...
  84. ncbi request reprint Contribution of metabolic factors to alanine aminotransferase activity in persons with other causes of liver disease
    George N Ioannou
    Gastroenterology, Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington USA
    Gastroenterology 128:627-35. 2005
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint Potential for conflict of interest in the evaluation of suspected adverse drug reactions: use of cerivastatin and risk of rhabdomyolysis
    Bruce M Psaty
    Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    JAMA 292:2622-31. 2004
    ..As a result, the challenge of early detection has largely shifted to the US postmarketing systems...
  86. ncbi request reprint Can the "specificity" of an association be rehabilitated as a basis for supporting a causal hypothesis?
    Noel S Weiss
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195 7236, USA
    Epidemiology 13:6-8. 2002
  87. ncbi request reprint Presents can come in black boxes, too
    Noel S Weiss
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Epidemiology 15:525-6; author reply 527-8. 2004
  88. ncbi request reprint Case-control studies of the efficacy of cancer screening: overcoming bias from nonrandom patterns of screening
    Noel S Weiss
    University of Washington, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98195 7236, USA
    Epidemiology 15:409-13. 2004
    ..We describe circumstances in which confounding from these sources can be dealt with satisfactorily by means of restriction or adjustment, and other circumstances in which it cannot...
  89. ncbi request reprint Weiss responds to "Screening as a nuisance variable in cancer epidemiology": for which aspects of a study subject's screening history should we control?
    Noel S Weiss
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7236, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:965. 2003
  90. ncbi request reprint Health outcomes associated with various antihypertensive therapies used as first-line agents: a network meta-analysis
    Bruce M Psaty
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    JAMA 289:2534-44. 2003
    ..Establishing relative benefit or harm from specific antihypertensive agents is limited by the complex array of studies that compare treatments. Network meta-analysis combines direct and indirect evidence to better define risk or benefit...
  91. ncbi request reprint Matched-pair cohort methods in traffic crash research
    Peter Cummings
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, 325 Ninth Avenue, P O Box 359960, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 35:131-41. 2003
    ..This paper reviews some of the strengths and limitations of each of these methods, and illustrates their use in simulated and real crash data...
  92. ncbi request reprint Iron deficiency and gastrointestinal malignancy: a population-based cohort study
    George N Ioannou
    Department of Medicine and Division of Gastroenterology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Am J Med 113:276-80. 2002
    ..We investigated whether iron deficiency, with or without anemia, is associated with an increased likelihood of gastrointestinal malignancy...
  93. ncbi request reprint Postmenopausal hormone use and skeletal fracture: does the size of the benefit decrease with increasing age?
    Noel S Weiss
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:364-8. 2002
    ....
  94. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of breast cancer screening in the community according to risk level
    Joann G Elmore
    School of Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1035-43. 2005
    ..The efficacy of breast cancer screening in the community may differ from that suggested by the results of randomized trials, and no data have been available on efficacy among women who have different levels of breast cancer risk...
  95. ncbi request reprint Subfertility and the risk of testicular germ cell tumors (United States)
    V Paul Doria-Rose
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:651-6. 2005
    ..We examined fertility, measured by number of children fathered and prior diagnosis of infertility, as a risk factor for testicular cancer, while accounting for the influence of occult cancer and cryptorchidism...
  96. ncbi request reprint Incidence of testicular germ cell cancers in U.S. children: SEER program experience 1973 to 2000
    Thomas J Walsh
    Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Urology 68:402-5; discussion 405. 2006
    ..We analyzed a population-based cohort to determine whether the incidence trends of prepubertal testicular germ cell tumors have risen similarly to those seen in adult testicular tumors...
  97. pmc Incidence of suicide in persons with cancer
    Stephanie Misono
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Universityof Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:4731-8. 2008
    ....
  98. doi request reprint Incidence of recurrent pelvic organ prolapse 10 years following primary surgical management: a retrospective cohort study
    Michael F Fialkow
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Box 356460, Seattle, WA, 98195, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:1483-7. 2008
    ..6; 95% confidence interval = 0.81-3.3). Recurrent POP following surgical management is common. Our ability to predict recurrence is limited...
  99. ncbi request reprint Subgroup-specific associations in the face of overall null results: should we rush in or fear to tread?
    Noel S Weiss
    University of Washington, Box 357236, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1297-9. 2008
  100. doi request reprint Generalizability of the results of randomized trials
    Noel S Weiss
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, F263 Health Sciences Center, Campus Box 357236, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:133-5. 2008
  101. ncbi request reprint Assessing the influence of a genetic characteristic on disease in the presence of a strong environmental etiology
    Noel S Weiss
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Epidemiology 18:429-30. 2007
    ..Only analyses that focus on the gene-disease association, conditional on the environmental factor, directly bear on the etiologic role of the genetic characteristic...