Peer-reviewed epidemiology journal articles 2009

Breast Cancer

Ahmed S, Thomas G, Ghoussaini M, et al. Newly discovered breast cancer susceptibility loci on 3p24 and 17q23.2Nat Genet. 2009;41:585-590

Chang ET, Milne RL, Phillips KA, Figueiredo JC, Sangaramoorthy M, Keegan TH, Andrulis IL, Hopper JL, Goodwin PJ, O'Malley FP, Weerasooriya N, Apicella C, Southey MC, Friedlander ML, Giles GG, Whittemore AS, West DW, John EM. Family history of breast cancer and all-cause mortality after breast cancer diagnosis in the breast cancer family registryBreast Cancer Res Treat. 2009;117:167-176

Davis SR, Wolfe R, Farrugia H, Ferdinand A, Bell RJ. The incidence of invasive breast cancer among women prescribed testosterone for low libidoJ Sex Med. 2009;6:1850-1856

Dunning AM, Healey CS, Baynes C, et al. Association of ESR1 gene tagging SNPs with breast cancer riskHum Mol Genet. 2009;18:1131-1139

Fehringer G, Boyd NF, Knight JA, Paterson AD, Dite GS, Giles GG, Southey MC, Andrulis IL, Hopper JL, Ozcelik H. Family-based genetic association study of insulin-like growth factor i microsatellite markers and premenopausal breast cancer riskBreast Cancer Res Treat. 2009;118:415-424

Field KM, Jenkins MA, Friedlander ML, McKinley JM, Price MA, Weideman P, Keogh LA, McLachlan SA, Lindeman GJ, Hopper JL, Butow PN, Phillips KA. Predictors of the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) by women at high risk for breast cancerEur J Cancer. 2009;45:551-560

Gaudet MM, Milne RL, Cox A, et al. Five polymorphisms and breast cancer risk: Results from the breast cancer association consortiumCancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009;18:1610-1616

Giles GG, Bell R, Farrugia H, Thursfield V. Decrease in breast cancer incidence following a rapid fall in use of hormone replacement therapy in AustraliaMed J Aust. 2009;190:164; author reply 164-165

Johnatty SE, Beesley J, Chen X, Hopper JL, Southey MC, Giles GG, Goldgar DE, Chenevix-Trench G, Spurdle AB. The BARD1 Cys557Ser polymorphism and breast cancer risk: An australian case-control and family analysisBreast Cancer Res Treat. 2009;115:145-150

Johnatty SE, Couch FJ, Fredericksen Z, et al. No evidence that GATA3 rs570613 SNP modifies breast cancer riskBreast Cancer Res Treat. 2009;117:371-379

Kiely BE, Jenkins MA, McKinley JM, Friedlander ML, Weideman P, Milne RL, McLachlan SA, Hopper JL, Phillips KA. Contralateral risk-reducing mastectomy in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers and other high-risk women in the Kathleen Cuningham Foundation Consortium for Research into Familial Breast Cancer (kConFab)Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2009

Lijovic M, Davis SR, Fradkin P, Bradbury J, La China M, Schwarz M, Wolfe R, Farrugia H, Bell RJ. The relationship between knowledge of family history and cancer characteristics at diagnosis in women newly-diagnosed with invasive breast cancerFam Cancer. 2009;8:299-305

Milne RL, Benitez J, Nevanlinna H, et al. Risk of estrogen receptor-positive and -negative breast cancer and single-nucleotide polymorphism 2q35-rs13387042J Natl Cancer Inst. 2009;101:1012-1018

Osorio A, Milne RL, Pita G, et al. Evaluation of a candidate breast cancer associated SNP in ERCC4 as a risk modifier in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers. Results from the Consortium of Investigators of Modifiers of BRCA1/BRCA2 (CIMBA). Br J Cancer. 2009;101:2048-2054

Phillips KA, Milne RL, West DW, Goodwin PJ, Giles GG, Chang ET, Figueiredo JC, Friedlander ML, Keegan TH, Glendon G, Apicella C, O'Malley FP, Southey MC, Andrulis IL, John EM, Hopper JL. Prediagnosis reproductive factors and all-cause mortality for women with breast cancer in the Breast Cancer Family RegistryCancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009;18:1792-1797

Rebbeck TR, Antoniou AC, Llopis TC, et al. No association of tgfb1 l10p genotypes and breast cancer risk in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers: A multi-centre cohort studyBreast Cancer Res Treat. 2009;115:185-192

Colorectal Cancer

Kelsall HLB, L.; Muller, D.; Haydon, A. M.; English, D. R.; Giles, G. G. The effect of socioeconomic status on survival from colorectal cancer in the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort StudySoc Sci Med. 2009;68:290-297

Keogh LA, van Vliet CM, Studdert DM, Maskiell JA, Macrae FA, St John DJ, Gaff CL, Young MA, Southey MC, Giles GG, Rosenthal DA, Hopper JL, Jenkins MA. Is uptake of genetic testing for colorectal cancer influenced by knowledge of insurance implications? Med J Aust. 2009;191:255-258

Prostate Cancer

Al Olama AA, Kote-Jarai Z, Giles GG, et al. Multiple loci on 8q24 associated with prostate cancer susceptibilityNat Genet. 2009;41:1058-1060

Bolton D, Severi G, Millar JL, Kelsall H, Davidson AJ, Smith C, Bagnato M, Pedersen J, Giles G, Syme R. A whole of population-based series of radical prostatectomy in victoria, 1995 to 2000Aust N Z J Public Health. 2009;33:527-533

Comstock CE, Augello MA, Benito RP, Karch J, Tran TH, Utama FE, Tindall EA, Wang Y, Burd CJ, Groh EM, Hoang HN, Giles GG, Severi G, Hayes VM, Henderson BE, Le Marchand L, Kolonel LN, Haiman CA, Baffa R, Gomella LG, Knudsen ES, Rui H, Henshall SM, Sutherland RL, Knudsen KE. Cyclin D1 splice variants: Polymorphism, risk, and isoform-specific regulation in prostate cancerClin Cancer Res. 2009;15:5338-5349

Eeles RA, Kote-Jarai Z, Al Olama AA, Giles GG, et al. Identification of seven new prostate cancer susceptibility loci through a genome-wide association studyNat Genet. 2009;41:1116-1121

Guy M, Kote-Jarai Z, Giles GG, et al. Identification of new genetic risk factors for prostate cancerAsian J Androl. 2009;11:49-55

Macinnis R, Antoniou AC, Eeles RA, Severi G, Guy M, McGuffog L, Hall AL, O'Brien LT, Wilkinson RA, Dearnaley DP, Ardern-Jones AT, Horwich A, Khoo VS, Parker CC, Huddart RA, McCredie MR, Smith C, Southey MC, Staples MP, English DR, Hopper JL, Giles GG, Easton D. Prostate cancer segregation analyses using 4390 families from uk and australian population-based studiesGenetic Epidemiology. 2009:1-9

Muller DCS, G.; Baglietto, L.; Krishnan, K.; English, D. R.; Hopper, J. L.; Giles, G. G. Dietary patterns and prostate cancer riskCancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009;18:3126-3129

Other Cancer

Batty GD, Barzi F, Huxley R, Chang CY, Jee SH, Jamrozik K, Kim HC, Fang X, Lam TH, Woodward M. Obesity and liver cancer mortality in asia: The Asia Pacific Cohort Studies CollaborationCancer Epidemiol. 2009;33:469-472

Cust AE, Schmid H, Maskiell JA, Jetann J, Ferguson M, Holland EA, Agha-Hamilton C, Jenkins MA, Kelly J, Kefford RF, Giles GG, Armstrong BK, Aitken JF, Hopper JL, Mann GJ. Population-based, case-control-family design to investigate genetic and environmental influences on melanoma risk: Australian Melanoma Family StudyAm J Epidemiol. 2009;170:1541-1554

Dally M, Rosenthal M, Drummond K, Murphy M, Cher L, Ashley D, Thursfield V, Giles G. Radiotherapy management of patients diagnosed with glioma in Victoria (1998-2000): A retrospective cohort studyJ Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2009;53:318-324

Genkinger JM, Spiegelman D, Anderson KE, Bergkvist L, Bernstein L, van den Brandt PA, English DR, Freudenheim JL, Fuchs CS, Giles GG, Giovannucci E, Hankinson SE, Horn-Ross PL, Leitzmann M, Mannisto S, Marshall JR, McCullough ML, Miller AB, Reding DJ, Robien K, Rohan TE, Schatzkin A, Stevens VL, Stolzenberg-Solomon RZ, Verhage BA, Wolk A, Ziegler RG, Smith-Warner SA. Alcohol intake and pancreatic cancer risk: A pooled analysis of fourteen cohort studiesCancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009;18:765-776

Jayasekara H, Karahalios E, Thursfield V, Giles GG, English DR. Season of diagnosis has no effect on survival from malignant melanomaInt J Cancer. 2009;125:488-490

Lee JE, Mannisto S, Spiegelman D, et al. Intakes of fruit, vegetables, and carotenoids and renal cell cancer risk: A pooled analysis of 13 prospective studiesCancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009;18:1730-1739

Song H, Ramus SJ, Tyrer J, et al. A genome-wide association study identifies a new ovarian cancer susceptibility locus on 9p22.2Nat Genet. 2009;41:996-1000

Terry MB, Howe G, Pogoda JM, Zhang FF, Ahlbom A, Choi W, Giles GG, Little J, Lubin F, Menegoz F, Ryan P, Schlehofer B, Preston-Martin S. An international case-control study of adult diet and brain tumor risk: A histology-specific analysis by food groupAnn Epidemiol. 2009;19:161-171

Other Conditions

Ansary-Moghaddam AM, A.; Lam, T. H.; Jamrozik, K.; Tamakoshi, A.; Fang, X.; Suh, I.; Barzi, F.; Huxley, R.; Woodward, M. Smoking and the risk of upper aero digestive tract cancers for men and women in the Asia-Pacific regionInt J Environ Res Public Health. 2009;6:1358-1370

Asia Pacific Cohort Studies C. Impact of cigarette smoking on the relationship between body mass index and coronary heart disease: A pooled analysis of 3264 stroke and 2706 chd events in 378579 individuals in the Asia Pacific regionBMC Public Health. 2009;9:294

Aung KZR, L.; Chong, E. W.; English, D. R.; Giles, G. G.; Guymer, R. H. Non-mydriatic digital macular photography: How good is the second eye photograph? Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2009;16:254-261

Baglietto LE, D. R.; Hopper, J. L.; MacInnis, R. J.; Morris, H. A.; Tilley, W. D.; Krishnan, K.; Giles, G. G. Circulating steroid hormone concentrations in postmenopausal women in relation to body size and compositionBreast Cancer Res Treat. 2009;115:171-179

Brazionis L, Rowley K, Itsiopoulos C, O'Dea K. Plasma carotenoids and diabetic retinopathyThe British journal of nutrition. 2009;101:270-277 

Chen LT, A. M.; Moon, L.; Mitchell, P.; Dobson, A.; Giles, G.; Hobbs, M.; Phillips, P. J.; Shaw, J. E.; Simmons, D.; Simons, L. A.; Fitzgerald, A. P.; De Backer, G.; De Bacquer, D. Recalibration and validation of the SCORE risk chart in the australian population: The AusCORE chartEur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil. 2009;16:562-570

Chong EWR, L. D.; Simpson, J. A.; Hodge, A. M.; Aung, K. Z.; Dolphin, T. K.; English, D. R.; Giles, G. G.; Guymer, R. H. Fat consumption and its association with age-related macular degenerationArch Ophthalmol. 2009;127:674-680

Chong EWS, J. A.; Robman, L. D.; Hodge, A. M.; Aung, K. Z.; English, D. R.; Giles, G. G.; Guymer, R. H. Red meat and chicken consumption and its association with age-related macular degenerationAm J Epidemiol. 2009;169:867-876

Constantine CCA, G. J.; Vulpe, C. D.; McLaren, C. E.; Bahlo, M.; Yeap, H. L.; Gertig, D. M.; Osborne, N. J.; Bertalli, N. A.; Beckman, K. B.; Chen, V.; Matak, P.; McKie, A. T.; Delatycki, M. B.; Olynyk, J. K.; English, D. R.; Southey, M. C.; Giles, G. G.; Hopper, J. L.; Allen, K. J.; Gurrin, L. C. A novel association between a SNP in CYBRD1 and serum ferritin levels in a cohort study of HFE hereditary haemochromatosisBr J Haematol. 2009;147:140-149

Davies-Tuck MLW, A. E.; Wang, Y.; English, D. R.; Giles, G. G.; Cicuttini, F. The natural history of bone marrow lesions in community-based adults with no clinical knee osteoarthritisAnn Rheum Dis. 2009;68:904-908

Davies-Tuck MLW, A. E.; Forbes, A.; Wang, Y.; English, D. R.; Giles, G. G.; Cicuttini, F. Smoking is associated with increased cartilage loss and persistence of bone marrow lesions over 2 years in community-based individualsRheumatology (Oxford). 2009;48:1227-1231

Dobbinson SJ, White V, Wakefield MA, Jamsen KM, Livingston PM, English DR, Simpson JA. Adolescents' use of purpose built shade in secondary schools: Cluster randomised controlled trialBMJ. 2009;338:b95

Gurrin LCB, N. A.; Dalton, G. W.; Osborne, N. J.; Constantine, C. C.; McLaren, C. E.; English, D. R.; Gertig, D. M.; Delatycki, M. B.; Nicoll, A. J.; Southey, M. C.; Hopper, J. L.; Giles, G. G.; Anderson, G. J.; Olynyk, J. K.; Powell, L. W.; Allen, K. J. HFE C282Y/H63D compound heterozygotes are at low risk of hemochromatosis-related morbidityHepatology. 2009;50:94-101

Hanna FST, A. J.; Wluka, A. E.; Wang, Y.; Urquhart, D. M.; English, D. R.; Giles, G. G.; Cicuttini, F. M. Women have increased rates of cartilage loss and progression of cartilage defects at the knee than men: A gender study of adults without clinical knee osteoarthritisMenopause. 2009;16:666-670

Hodge AMJ, A. J.; English, D. R.; O'Dea, K.; Giles, G. G. NMR-determined lipoprotein subclass profile predicts type 2 diabetesDiabetes Res Clin Pract. 2009;83:132-139

Hodge AMS, J. A.; Fridman, M.; Rowley, K.; English, D. R.; Giles, G. G.; Su, Q.; O'Dea, K. Evaluation of an FFQ for assessment of antioxidant intake using plasma biomarkers in an ethnically diverse populationPublic Health Nutr. 2009;12:2438-2447

Huxley RRN, K.; Lam, T. H.; Barzi, F.; Batty, D.; Czernichow, S.; Ueshima, H.; Kim, H. C.; Wong, J. W.; Fang, X.; Feigin, V.; Woodward, M. Impact of cigarette smoking on the relationship between body mass index and coronary heart disease: A pooled analysis of 3264 stroke and 2706 chd events in 378579 individuals in the Asia Pacific regionBMC Public Health. 2009;9:294

Kandane-Rathnayake RK, Matheson MC, Simpson JA, Tang ML, Johns DP, Meszaros D, Wood-Baker R, Feather I, Morrison S, Jenkins MA, Giles GG, Hopper J, Abramson MJ, Dharmage SC, Walters EH. Adherence to asthma management guidelines by middle-aged adults with current asthma.Thorax. 2009;64:1025-1031

Kengne APN, K.; Barzi, F.; Lam, T. H.; Huxley, R.; Gu, D.; Patel, A.; Kim, H. C.; Woodward, M. Smoking, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases in men in the Asia Pacific regionJ Diabetes. 2009;1:173-181

Lee CMB, F.; Woodward, M.; Batty, G. D.; Giles, G. G.; Wong, J. W.; Jamrozik, K.; Lam, T. H.; Ueshima, H.; Kim, H. C.; Gu, D. F.; Schooling, M.; Huxley, R. R. Adult height and the risks of cardiovascular disease and major causes of death in the Asia-Pacific region: 21,000 deaths in 510,000 men and womenInt J Epidemiol. 2009;38:1060-1071

Matheson MC, Walters EH, Simpson JA, Wharton CL, Ponsonby AL, Johns DP, Jenkins MA, Giles GG, Hopper JL, Abramson MJ, Dharmage SC. Relevance of the hygiene hypothesis to early vs. Late onset allergic rhinitisClin Exp Allergy. 2009;39:370-378

Nakamura KB, F.; Huxley, R.; Lam, T. H.; Suh, I.; Woo, J.; Kim, H. C.; Feigin, V. L.; Gu, D.; Woodward, M. Does cigarette smoking exacerbate the effect of total cholesterol and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol on the risk of cardiovascular diseases? Heart. 2009;95:909-916

Nakamura KH, R.; Ansary-Moghaddam, A.; Woodward, M. The hazards and benefits associated with smoking and smoking cessation in Asia: A meta-analysis of prospective studiesTob Control. 2009;18:345-353

Osborne NJ, Gurrin LC, Allen KJ, Constantine CC, Delatycki MB, McLaren CE, Gertig DM, Anderson GJ, Southey MC, Olynyk JK, Powell LW, Hopper JL, Giles GG, English DR. HFE C282Y homozygotes are at increased risk of breast and colorectal cancerHepatology. 2009;51

O'Seaghdha CMP, V.; Lam, T. H.; McGinn, S.; Barzi, F.; Gu, D. F.; Cass, A.; Suh, I.; Muntner, P.; Giles, G. G.; Ueshima, H.; Woodward, M.; Huxley, R. Blood pressure is a major risk factor for renal death: An analysis of 560 352 participants from the Asia-Pacific regionHypertension. 2009;54:509-515

Stone J, Folkerd E, Doody D, Schroen C, Treloar SA, Giles GG, Pike MC, English DR, Southey MC, Hopper JL, Dowsett M. Familial correlations in postmenopausal serum concentrations of sex steroid hormones and other mitogens: A twins and sisters studyJ Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2009;94:4793-4800

Teichtahl AJD-T, M. L.; Wluka, A. E.; Jones, G.; Cicuttini, F. M. Change in knee angle influences the rate of medial tibial cartilage volume loss in knee osteoarthritisOsteoarthritis Cartilage. 2009;17:8-11

Teichtahl AJW, A. E.; Forbes, A.; Wang, Y.; English, D. R.; Giles, G. G.; Cicuttini, F. M. Longitudinal effect of vigorous physical activity on patella cartilage morphology in people without clinical knee diseaseArthritis Rheum. 2009;61:1095-1102

Teichtahl AJW, A. E.; Wang, Y.; Hanna, F.; English, D. R.; Giles, G. G.; Cicuttini, F. M. Obesity and adiposity are associated with the rate of patella cartilage volume loss over 2 years in adults without knee osteoarthritisAnn Rheum Dis. 2009;68:909-913

Wang YD-T, M. L.; Wluka, A. E.; Forbes, A.; English, D. R.; Giles, G. G.; O'Sullivan, R.; Cicuttini, F. M. Dietary fatty acid intake affects the risk of developing bone marrow lesions in healthy middle-aged adults without clinical knee osteoarthritis: A prospective cohort studyArthritis Res Ther. 2009;11:R63

Wang YS, J. A.; Wluka, A. E.; Teichtahl, A. J.; English, D. R.; Giles, G. G.; Graves, S.; Cicuttini, F. M. Relationship between body adiposity measures and risk of primary knee and hip replacement for osteoarthritis: A prospective cohort studyArthritis Res Ther. 2009;11:R31

Wang YS, J. A.; Wluka, A. E.; Urquhart, D. M.; English, D. R.; Giles, G. G.; Graves, S.; Cicuttini, F. M. Reduced rates of primary joint replacement for osteoarthritis in italian and Greek migrants to Australia: The Melbourne Collaborative Cohort StudyArthritis Res Ther. 2009;11:R86

Yip LZ, S.; Irwin, D.; Severi, G.; Hopper, J.; Giles, G.; Harrap, S.; Sinclair, R.; Ellis, J. Gene-wide association study between the aromatase gene (CYP19A1) and female pattern hair lossBr J Dermatol. 2009;161:289-294

Scientific Methods

Field K, Kosmider S, Johns J, Farrugia H, Hastie I, Croxford M, Chapman M, Harold M, Murigu N, Gibbs P. Linking data from hospital and cancer registry databases: Should this be standard practice? Intern Med J. 2009;40:566-573

Vrijheid M, Armstrong BK, Bedard D, Brown J, Deltour I, Iavarone I, Krewski D, Lagorio S, Moore S, Richardson L, Giles GG, McBride M, Parent ME, Siemiatycki J, Cardis E. Recall bias in the assessment of exposure to mobile phonesJ Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2009;19:369-381

Vrijheid M, Mann S, Vecchia P, et al. Determinants of mobile phone output power in a multinational study: Implications for exposure assessmentOccup Environ Med. 2009;66:664-671

Vrijheid M, Richardson L, Armstrong BK, Auvinen A, Berg G, Carroll M, Chetrit A, Deltour I, Feychting M, Giles GG, Hours M, Iavarone I, Lagorio S, Lonn S, McBride M, Parent ME, Sadetzki S, Salminen T, Sanchez M, Schlehofer B, Schuz J, Siemiatycki J, Tynes T, Woodward A, Yamaguchi N, Cardis E. Quantifying the impact of selection bias caused by nonparticipation in a case-control study of mobile phone useAnn Epidemiol. 2009;19:33-41