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  • Lung Cancer Occurrence in Never-Smokers: An Analysis of 13 Cohorts and 22 Cancer Registry Studies 

    Thun, Michael J.; Hannan, Lindsay M.; Adams-Campbell, Lucile L.; Boffetta, Paolo; Buring, Julie E.; Feskanich, Diane; Flanders, W. Dana; Jee, Sun Ha; Katanoda, Kota; Kolonel, Laurence N.; Lee, I-Min; Marugame, Tomomi; Palmer, Julie R.; Riboli, Elio; Sobue, Tomotaka; Avila-Tang, Erika; Wilkens, Lynne R.; Samet, Jon M. (Public Library of Science, 2008-9-9)
    BACKGROUND. Better information on lung cancer occurrence in lifelong nonsmokers is needed to understand gender and racial disparities and to examine how factors other than active smoking influence risk in different ...
  • HIV and Pre-Neoplastic and Neoplastic Lesions of the Cervix in South Africa: A Case-Control Study 

    Moodley, Jennifer R.; Hoffman, Margaret; Carrara, Henri; Allan, Bruce R.; Cooper, Diane D.; Rosenberg, Lynn; Denny, Lynette E.; Shapiro, Samuel; Williamson, Anna-Lise (BioMed Central, 2006-5-23)
    BACKGROUND. Cervical cancer and infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are both major public health problems in South Africa. The aim of this study was to determine the risk of cervical pre-cancer and cancer ...
  • Quantitative Ultrasound in Relation to Risk Factors for Low Bone Mineral Density in South African Pre-Menopausal Women 

    Constant, Deborah; Rosenberg, Lynn; Zhang, Yuqing; Cooper, Diane; Kalla, Asgar A.; Micklesfield, Lisa; Hoffman, Margaret (Springer-Verlag, 2009-9-24)
    SUMMARY. The study describes the association between risk factors and quantitative ultrasound bone measures in black and mixed-race pre-menopausal South African women. Despite some differences between the two study groups, ...
  • Determinants of Sexual Activity and Its Relation to Cervical Cancer Risk among South African Women 

    Cooper, Diane; Hoffman, Margaret; Carrara, Henri; Rosenberg, Lynn; Kelly, Judy; Stander, Ilse; Denny, Lynnette; Williamson, Anna-Lise; Shapiro, Samuel (BioMed Central, 2007-11-27)
    BACKGROUND. Invasive cervical cancer is the commonest cause of cancer morbidity and mortality in South African women. This study provides information on adult women's sexual activity and cervical cancer risk in South Africa. ...
  • Investigation of KIF6 Trp719Arg in a Case-Control Study of Myocardial Infarction: A Costa Rican Population 

    Bare, Lance A.; Ruiz-Narvaéz, Edward A.; Tong, Carmen H.; Arellano, Andre R.; Rowland, Charles M.; Catanese, Joseph J.; Sacks, Frank M.; Devlin, James J.; Campos, Hannia (Public Library of Science, 2010-9-29)
    BACKGROUND AND METHODOLOGY. The 719Arg allele of KIF6 (rs20455) was associated with coronary events in Caucasian participants of five prospective studies. We investigated whether this KIF6 variant was associated with ...
  • Secondary Sex Ratio among Women Exposed to Diethylstilbestrol in Utero 

    Wise, Lauren A.; Palmer, Julie R.; Hatch, Elizabeth E.; Troisi, Rebecca; Titus-Ernstoff, Linda; Herbst, Arthur L.; Kaufman, Raymond; Noller, Kenneth L.; Hoover, Robert N. (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2007-09)
    BACKGROUND. Diethylstilbestrol (DES), a synthetic estrogen widely prescribed to pregnant women during the mid-1900s, is a potent endocrine disruptor. Previous studies have suggested an association between endocrine-disrupting ...
  • Association of Exposure to Phthalates with Endometriosis and Uterine Leiomyomata: Findings from NHANES, 1999-2004 

    Weuve, Jennifer; Hauser, Russ; Calafat, Antonia M.; Missmer, Stacey A.; Wise, Lauren A. (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2010-06)
    BACKGROUND. Phthalates are ubiquitous chemicals used in consumer products. Some phthalates are reproductive toxicants in experimental animals, but human data are limited. OBJECTIVE. We conducted a cross-sectional study of ...
  • Medications as a Potential Source of Exposure to Phthalates in the U.S. Population 

    Hernández-Díaz, Sonia; Mitchell, Allen A.; Kelley, Katherine E.; Calafat, Antonia M.; Hauser, Russ (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2009-02)
    BACKGROUND. Widespread human exposure to phthalates, some of which are developmental and reproductive toxicants in experimental animals, raises concerns about potential human health risks. Underappreciated sources of ...
  • Urogenital Abnormalities in Men Exposed to Diethylstilbestrol in Utero: A Cohort Study 

    Palmer, Julie R.; Herbst, Arthur L.; Noller, Kenneth L.; Boggs, Deborah A.; Troisi, Rebecca; Titus-Ernstoff, Linda; Hatch, Elizabeth E.; Wise, Lauren A.; Strohsnitter, William C.; Hoover, Robert N. (BioMed Central, 2009-8-18)
    BACKGROUND: Diethylstilbestrol (DES), a synthetic estrogen widely prescribed to pregnant women during the 1940s-70s, has been shown to cause reproductive problems in the daughters. Studies of prenatally-exposed males have ...