Peer-reviewed epidemiology journal articles 2012

Breast Cancer

Dite GS, Makalic E, Schmidt DF, Giles GG, Hopper JL, Southey MC. Tumour morphology of early-onset breast cancers predicts breast cancer risk for first-degree relatives: The Australian Breast Cancer Family Registry. Breast Cancer Res. 2012;14:R122 

Dite GS, Stone J, Chiarelli AM, Giles GG, English DR, Cawson JC, Hopper JL. Are genetic and environmental components of variance in mammographic density measures that predict breast cancer risk independent of within-twin pair differences in body mass index? Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012;131:553-559 

Fasching PA, Pharoah PD, Cox A, et al. The role of genetic breast cancer susceptibility variants as prognostic factors. Hum Mol Genet. 2012;21:3926-3939 

Ghoussaini M, Fletcher O, Michailidou K, et al. Genome-wide association analysis identifies three new breast cancer susceptibility loci. Nat Genet. 2012;44:312-318 

Goodwin PJ, Phillips KA, West DW, Ennis M, Hopper JL, John EM, O'Malley FP, Milne RL, Andrulis IL, Friedlander ML, Southey MC, Apicella C, Giles GG, Longacre TA. Breast cancer prognosis in brca1 and brca2 mutation carriers: An international prospective breast cancer family registry population-based cohort study. J Clin Oncol. 2012;30:19-26 

Hein R, Maranian M, Hopper JL, et al. Comparison of 6q25 breast cancer hits from Asian and European genome wide association studies in the Breast Cancer Association Consortium (BCAC). PLoS One. 2012;7:e42380 

Hein R, Maranian M, Hopper JL, et al. Correction: Comparison of 6q25 breast cancer hits from Asian and European genome wide association studies in the Breast Cancer Association Consortium (BCAC). PLoS One. 2012;7 

Hopper JL, Jenkins MA, Dowty JG, Dite GS, Apicella C, Keogh L, Win AK, Young JP, Buchanan D, Walsh MD, Rosty C, Baglietto L, Severi G, Phillips KA, Wong EM, Dobrovic A, Waring P, Winship I, Ramus SJ, Giles GG, Southey MC. Using tumour pathology to identify people at high genetic risk of breast and colorectal cancers. Pathology. 2012;44:89-98 

Justenhoven C, Obazee O, Winter S, Couch FJ, Olson JE, Hall P, Hannelius U, Li J, Humphreys K, Severi G, Giles G, Southey M, Baglietto L, Fasching PA, Beckmann MW, Ekici AB, Hamann U, Baisch C, Harth V, Rabstein S, Lotz A, Pesch B, Bruning T, Ko YD, Brauch H. The postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy-related breast cancer risk is decreased in women carrying the cyp2c19*17 variant. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012;131:347-350

Kirchhoff T, Gaudet MM, Antoniou AC, et al. Breast cancer risk and 6q22.33: Combined results from Breast Cancer Association Consortium and Consortium of Investigators on Modifiers of BRCA 1/2. PLoS One. 2012;7:e35706 

Lambrechts D, Truong T, Justenhoven C, et al. 11q13 is a susceptibility locus for hormone receptor positive breast cancer. Hum Mutat. 2012;33:1123-1132 

Muller DC, Baglietto L, Manning JT, McLean C, Hopper JL, English DR, Giles GG, Severi G. Second to fourth digit ratio (2d : 4d), breast cancer risk factors, and breast cancer risk: A prospective cohort study. Br J Cancer. 2012;107:1631-1636 

Muller DC, Baglietto L, Manning JT, McLean C, Hopper JL, English DR, Giles GG, Severi G. Reply to comment on: 'Second to fourth digit ratio (2d:4d), breast cancer risk factors, and breast cancer risk: A prospective cohort study'. Br J Cancer. 2012 

Nickson C, Mason KE, English DR, Kavanagh AM. Mammographic screening and breast cancer mortality: A case-control study and meta-analysis. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012;21:1479-1488 

Park DJ, Lesueur F, Nguyen-Dumont T, Pertesi M, Odefrey F, Hammet F, Neuhausen SL, John EM, Andrulis IL, Terry MB, Daly M, Buys S, Le Calvez-Kelm F, Lonie A, Pope BJ, Tsimiklis H, Voegele C, Hilbers FM, Hoogerbrugge N, Barroso A, Osorio A, Giles GG, Devilee P, Benitez J, Hopper JL, Tavtigian SV, Goldgar DE, Southey MC. Rare mutations in XRCC2 increase the risk of breast cancer. Am J Hum Genet. 2012;90:734-739 

Siddiq A, Couch FJ, Chen GK, et al. A meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies of breast cancer identifies two novel susceptibility loci at 6q14 and 20q11. Hum Mol Genet. 2012;21:5373-5384 

Stevens KN, Fredericksen Z, Vachon CM, et al. 19p13.1 is a triple-negative-specific breast cancer susceptibility locus. Cancer Res. 2012;72:1795-1803 

Stone J, Dite GS, Giles GG, Cawson J, English DR, Hopper JL. Inference about causation from examination of familial confounding: Application to longitudinal twin data on mammographic density measures that predict breast cancer risk. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012;21:1149-1155

Vachon CM, Scott CG, Fasching PA, et al. Common breast cancer susceptibility variants in lsp1 and rad51l1 are associated with mammographic density measures that predict breast cancer risk. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012;21:1156-1166

Warren H, Dudbridge F, Fletcher O, et al. 9q31.2-rs865686 as a susceptibility locus for estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer: Evidence from the Breast Cancer Association Consortium. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012;21:1783-1791 

Weischer M, Nordestgaard BG, Pharoah P, et al. Chek2*1100delc heterozygosity in women with breast cancer associated with early death, breast cancer-specific death, and increased risk of a second breast cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2012;30:4308-4316 

Wishart GC, Bajdik CD, Dicks E, et al. Predict plus: Development and validation of a prognostic model for early breast cancer that includes her2. Br J Cancer. 2012;107:800-807 

Work ME, Andrulis IL, John EM, Hopper JL, Liao Y, Zhang FF, Knight JA, West DW, Milne RL, Giles GG, Longacre TA, O'Malley F, Mulligan AM, Southey MC, Hibshoosh H, Terry MB. Risk factors for uncommon histologic subtypes of breast cancer using centralized pathology review in the breast cancer family registry. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012;134:1209-1220 

Zhang X, Spiegelman D, Baglietto L, et al. Carotenoid intakes and risk of breast cancer defined by estrogen receptor and progesterone receptor status: A pooled analysis of 18 prospective cohort studies. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012;95:713-725 

Colorectal Cancer

Ait Ouakrim D, Boussioutas A, Lockett T, Winship I, Giles GG, Flander LB, Keogh L, Hopper JL, Jenkins MA. Screening practices of unaffected people at familial risk of colorectal cancer. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2012;5:240-247 

Ait Ouakrim D, Lockett T, Boussioutas A, Keogh L, Flander LB, Winship I, Giles GG, Hopper JL, Jenkins MA. Screening practices of australian men and women categorized as "at or slightly above average risk" of colorectal cancer. Cancer Causes Control. 2012;23:1853-1864 

Dowty JG, Win AK, Buchanan DD, Lindor NM, Macrae FA, Clendenning M, Antill YC, Thibodeau SN, Casey G, Gallinger S, Le Marchand L, Newcomb PA, Haile RW, Young GP, James PA, Giles GG, Gunawardena SR, Leggett BA, Gattas M, Boussioutas A, Ahnen DJ, Baron JA, Parry S, Goldblatt J, Young JP, Hopper JL, Jenkins MA. Cancer risks for mlh1 and msh2 mutation carriers. Hum Mutat. 2012 

Hopper JL, Jenkins MA, Dowty JG, Dite GS, Apicella C, Keogh L, Win AK, Young JP, Buchanan D, Walsh MD, Rosty C, Baglietto L, Severi G, Phillips KA, Wong EM, Dobrovic A, Waring P, Winship I, Ramus SJ, Giles GG, Southey MC. Using tumour pathology to identify people at high genetic risk of breast and colorectal cancers. Pathology. 2012;44:89-98 

Hughes LA, Williamson EJ, van Engeland M, Jenkins MA, Giles GG, Hopper JL, Southey MC, Young JP, Buchanan DD, Walsh MD, van den Brandt PA, Alexandra Goldbohm R, Weijenberg MP, English DR. Body size and risk for colorectal cancers showing BRAF mutations or microsatellite instability: A pooled analysis. Int J Epidemiol. 2012;41:1060-1072

Morrisona DS, Parrb CL, Lamc TH, Ueshimad h, Kime HC, Jeef SH, Murakamid Y, Gilesg G, Fangh X, Barzii F, Battyj GD, Huxleyk RR, Woodwardi M, Collaboration APCS. Behavioural and metabolic risk factors for mortality from colon and rectum cancer: An analysis of data from the Asia-Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention. 2012;14:1083-1087

Win AK, Lindor NM, Young JP, et al. Risks of primary extracolonic cancers following colorectal cancer in lynch syndrome. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2012;104:1363-1372 

Win AK, Young JP, Lindor NM, et al. Colorectal and other cancer risks for carriers and noncarriers from families with a DNA mismatch repair gene mutation: A prospective cohort study. J Clin Oncol. 2012;30:958-964 

Prostate Cancer

Bailey-Wilson JE, Childs EJ, et al. Analysis of xq27-28 linkage in the International Consortium for Prostate Cancer Genetics (ICPCG) families. BMC Med Genet. 2012;13:46 

Bassett JK, Severi G, Baglietto L, MacInnis RJ, Hoang HN, Hopper JL, English DR, Giles GG. Weight change and prostate cancer incidence and mortality. Int J Cancer. 2012;131:1711-1719 

Bassett JK, Severi G, Hodge AM, Baglietto L, Hopper JL, English DR, Giles GG. Dietary intake of B vitamins and methionine and prostate cancer incidence and mortality. Cancer Causes Control. 2012;23:855-863 

Evans SM, Millar JL, Wood JM, Davis ID, Bolton D, Giles GG, Frydenberg M, Frauman A, Costello A, McNeil JJ. The Prostate Cancer Registry: Monitoring patterns and quality of care for men diagnosed with prostate cancer. BJU Int. 2012 

Jin G, Lu L, Cooney KA, et al. Validation of prostate cancer risk-related loci identified from genome-wide association studies using family-based association analysis: Evidence from the International Consortium for Prostate Cancer Genetics (ICPCG). Hum Genet. 2012;131:1095-1103 

Lindstrom S, Schumacher FR, Cox D, et al. Common genetic variants in prostate cancer risk prediction--results from the NCI Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3). Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012;21:437-444

Lu L, Cancel-Tassin G, Valeri A, et al. Chromosomes 4 and 8 implicated in a genome wide SNP  linkage scan of 762 prostate cancer families collected by the ICPCG. Prostate. 2012;72:410-426 

Orozco G, Goh CL, Al Olama AA, Benlloch-Garcia S, Govindasami K, Guy M, Muir KR, Giles GG, Severi G, Neal DE, Hamdy FC, Donovan JL, Kote-Jarai Z, Easton DF, Eyre S, Eeles RA. Common genetic variants associated with disease from genome-wide association studies are mutually exclusive in prostate cancer and rheumatoid arthritis. BJU Int. 2012 

Tindall EA, Severi G, Hoang HN, Southey MC, English DR, Hopper JL, Giles GG, Hayes VM. Interleukin-6 promoter variants, prostate cancer risk, and survival. Prostate. 2012;72:1701-1707 

Tsilidis KK, Travis RC, Appleby PN, et al. Interactions between genome-wide significant genetic variants and circulating concentrations of insulin-like growth factor 1, sex hormones, and binding proteins in relation to prostate cancer risk in the national cancer institute breast and prostate cancer cohort consortium. Am J Epidemiol. 2012;175:926-935 

Melanoma/Skin Cancer

Cust AE, Goumas C, Holland EA, Agha-Hamilton C, Aitken JF, Armstrong BK, Giles GG, Kefford RF, Schmid H, Hopper JL, Mann GJ, Jenkins MA. Mc1r genotypes and risk of melanoma before age 40 years: A population-based case-control-family study. Int J Cancer. 2012;131:E269-281

Fransen M, Karahalios A, Sharma N, English DR, Giles GG, Sinclair RD. Non-melanoma skin cancer in Australia. Med J Aust. 2012;197:565-568 

Law MH, Montgomery GW, Brown KM, Martin NG, Mann GJ, Hayward NK, MacGregor S, Q M, Investigators A. Meta-analysis combining new and existing data sets confirms that the TERT-CLPTM1L locus influences melanoma risk. J Invest Dermatol. 2012;132:485-487

Glioma

Kitahara CM, Wang SS, Melin BS, et al. Association between adult height, genetic susceptibility and risk of glioma. Int J Epidemiol. 2012;41:1075-1085 

Rajaraman P, Melin BS, Wang Z, et al. Genome-wide association study of glioma and meta-analysis. Hum Genet. 2012;131:1877-1888 

Multiple Myeloma

Birmann BM, Neuhouser ML, Rosner B, Albanes D, Buring JE, Giles GG, Lan Q, Lee IM, Purdue MP, Rothman N, Severi G, Yuan JM, Anderson KC, Pollak M, Rifai N, Hartge P, Landgren O, Lessin L, Virtamo J, Wallace RB, Manson JE, Colditz GA. Prediagnosis biomarkers of insulin-like growth factor-1, insulin, and interleukin-6 dysregulation and multiple myeloma risk in the Multiple Myeloma Cohort Consortium. Blood. 2012;120:4929-4937 

Lung Cancer

Bassett JK, Hodge AM, English DR, Baglietto L, Hopper JL, Giles GG, Severi G. Dietary intake of b vitamins and methionine and risk of lung cancer. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2012;66:182-18

Other Cancers

Genkinger JM, Li R, Spiegelman D, et al. Coffee, tea, and sugar-sweetened carbonated soft drink intake and pancreatic cancer risk: A pooled analysis of 14 cohort studies. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012;21:305-318 

Jacobs KB, Yeager M, Zhou W, et al. Detectable clonal mosaicism and its relationship to aging and cancer. Nat Genet. 2012;44:651-658

Koushik A, Spiegelman D, Albanes D, et al. Intake of fruits and vegetables and risk of pancreatic cancer in a pooled analysis of 14 cohort studies. Am J Epidemiol. 2012;176:373-386 

Other Conditions

Adams MK, Chong EW, Williamson E, Aung KZ, Makeyeva GA, Giles GG, English DR, Hopper J, Guymer RH, Baird PN, Robman LD, Simpson JA. 20/20--alcohol and age-related macular degeneration: The Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2012;176:289-298 

Adams MK, Simpson JA, Richardson AJ, English DR, Aung KZ, Makeyeva GA, Guymer RH, Giles GG, Hopper J, Robman LD, Baird PN. Apolipoprotein e gene associations in age-related macular degeneration: The Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2012;175:511-518 

Adams MK, Simpson JA, Richardson AJ, Guymer RH, Williamson E, Cantsilieris S, English DR, Aung KZ, Makeyeva GA, Giles GG, Hopper J, Robman LD, Baird PN. Can genetic associations change with age? Cfh and age-related macular degeneration. Hum Mol Genet. 2012;21:5229-5236 

Arima H, Murakami Y, Lam TH, Kim HC, Ueshima H, Woo J, Suh I, Fang X, Woodward M. Effects of prehypertension and hypertension subtype on cardiovascular disease in the Asia-Pacific region. Hypertension. 2012;59:1118-1123 

Backholer K, Pasupathi K, Wong E, Hodge A, Stevenson C, Peeters A. The relationship between body mass index prior to old age and disability in old age. Int J Obes (Lond). 2012;36:1180-1186 

Brazionis L, Walker KZ, Itsiopoulos C, O'Dea K. Plasma retinol: A novel marker for cardiovascular disease mortality in australian adults . Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2012;22:914-920 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22119336

Burgess JA, Abramson MJ, Gurrin LC, Byrnes GB, Matheson MC, May CL, Giles GG, Johns DP, Hopper JL, Walters EH, Dharmage SC. Childhood infections and the risk of asthma: A longitudinal study over 37 years. Chest. 2012;142:647-654 

Davies-Tuck ML, Kawasaki R, Wluka AE, Wong TY, Hodgson L, English DR, Giles GG, Cicuttini F. The relationship between retinal vessel calibre and knee cartilage and bmls. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2012;13:255 

Davies-Tuck ML, Wang Y, Wluka AE, Berry PA, Giles GG, English DR, Cicuttini FM. Increased fasting serum glucose concentration is associated with adverse knee structural changes in adults with no knee symptoms and diabetes. Maturitas. 2012;72:373-378 

de Hollander EL, Bemelmans WJ, Boshuizen HC, Friedrich N, Wallaschofski H, Guallar-Castillon P, Walter S, Zillikens MC, Rosengren A, Lissner L, Bassett JK, Giles GG, Orsini N, Heim N, Visser M, de Groot LC. The association between waist circumference and risk of mortality considering body mass index in 65- to 74-year-olds: A meta-analysis of 29 cohorts involving more than 58 000 elderly persons. Int J Epidemiol. 2012;41:805-817 

Dore D, de Hoog J, Giles G, Ding C, Cicuttini F, Jones G. A longitudinal study of the association between dietary factors, serum lipids, and bone marrow lesions of the knee. Arthritis Res Ther. 2012;14:R13 

Grantham NM, Magliano DJ, Hodge A, Jowett J, Meikle P, Shaw JE. The association between dairy food intake and the incidence of diabetes in Australia: The Australian Diabetes Obesity and Lifestyle Study (AusDiab). Public Health Nutr. 2012;16:1-7 

Hopper JL, Bui QM, Erbas B, Matheson MC, Gurrin LC, Burgess JA, Lowe AJ, Jenkins MA, Abramson MJ, Walters EH, Giles GG, Dharmage SC. Does eczema in infancy cause hay fever, asthma, or both in childhood? Insights from a novel regression model of sibling data. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2012;130:1117-1122 e1111 

Jacka FN, Pasco JA, Williams LJ, Mann N, Hodge A, Brazionis L, Berk M. Red meat consumption and mood and anxiety disorders (letter). Psychotherapy and psychosomatics. 2012;81:196-198 

Muller DC, Manning JT, Hopper JL, English DR, Giles GG, Severi G. No strong association between second to fourth digit ratio (2d:4d) and adult anthropometric measures with emphasis on adiposity. Annals of human biology. 2012 

Murakami Y, Huxley RR, Lam TH, Tsukinoki R, Fang X, Kim HC, Woodward M. Diabetes, body mass index and the excess risk of coronary heart disease, ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke in the Asia Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration. Prev Med. 2012;54:38-41 

Paternoster L, Standl M, Chen CM, et al. Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies identifies three new risk loci for atopic dermatitis. Nat Genet. 2012;44:187-192 

Taylor HR, English DR, Field BA, Spicer PE, Graham DM. Prevalence of trachoma in a single community, 1975-2007. Clinical & experimental ophthalmology. 2012;40:121-126 

Teichtahl AJ, Hanna F, Wluka AE, Urquhart DM, Wang Y, English DR, Giles GG, Cicuttini FM. A flatter proximal trochlear groove is associated with patella cartilage loss. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2012;44:496-500 

Teichtahl AJ, Wluka AE, Wang Y, Forbes A, Davies-Tuck ML, English DR, Giles GG, Cicuttini FM. Effect of long-term vigorous physical activity on healthy adult knee cartilage. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2012;44:985-992 

Tsukinoki R, Murakami Y, Huxley R, Ohkubo T, Fang X, Suh I, Ueshima H, Lam TH, Woodward M. Does body mass index impact on the relationship between systolic blood pressure and cardiovascular disease?: Meta-analysis of 419 488 individuals from the Asia Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration. Stroke. 2012;43:1478-1483 

Wan YI, Shrine NR, Soler Artigas M, et al. Genome-wide association study to identify genetic determinants of severe asthma. Thorax. 2012;67:762-768 

Wang Y, Gurrin LC, Wluka AE, Bertalli NA, Osborne NJ, Delatycki MB, Giles GG, English DR, Hopper JL, Simpson JA, Graves S, Allen KJ, Cicuttini FM. HFE c282y homozygosity is associated with an increased risk of total hip replacement for osteoarthritis. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2012;41:872-878 

Wong E, Stevenson C, Backholer K, Mannan H, Pasupathi K, Hodge A, Freak-Poli R, Peeters A. Adiposity measures as predictors of long-term physical disability. Ann Epidemiol. 2012;22:710-716 

Yip L, Zaloumis S, Irwin D, Severi G, Hopper J, Giles G, Harrap S, Sinclair R, Ellis J. Association analysis of oestrogen receptor beta gene (esr2) polymorphisms with female pattern hair loss. Br J Dermatol. 2012;166:1131-1134 

Yngve A, Haapala I, Hodge A, McNeill G, Tseng M. Public health nutrition and the environment (editorial). Public Health Nutr. 2012;15:187-188 

Yngve A, Haapala I, Hodge A, McNeill G, Tseng M. Interpreting success and failure in food fortification (letter). Public Health Nutr. 2012;15:1789-1790 

Yngve A, Haapala I, Hodge A, McNeill G, Tseng M. Making soft drinks the dietary version of the cigarette (editorial). Public Health Nutr. 2012;15:1329-1330 

Yngve A, Haapala I, Hodge A, McNeill G, Tseng M. Food labels for consumers, motivated or otherwise (editorial). Public Health Nutr. 2012;15:757-758 

Yngve A, Tseng M, Hodge A, Haapala I, McNeill G. World nutrition 2012--a global public health nutrition opportunity (editorial). Public Health Nutr. 2012;15:567 

Scientific Methods

Bhattacharjee S, Rajaraman P, Jacobs KB, Wheeler WA, Melin BS, Hartge P, GliomaScan C, Yeager M, Chung CC, Chanock SJ, Chatterjee N. A subset-based approach improves power and interpretation for the combined analysis of genetic association studies of heterogeneous traits. Am J Hum Genet. 2012;90:821-835 

Hodge A, Haapala I, Yngve A, McNeill G, Tseng M. A refresher in research publication ethics (editorial). Public Health Nutr. 2012;15:377-378 

Karahalios A, Baglietto L, Carlin JB, English DR, Simpson JA. A review of the reporting and handling of missing data in cohort studies with repeated assessment of exposure measures. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2012;12:96 

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