Peer-reviewed epidemiology journal articles 2006

Breast Cancer

Aghmesheh M, Suo Z, Friedlander M, Nesland JM, Kaern J, Stewart M, Kconfab, Dorum A, Tucker KM, Buckley MF. Chromosome 2q24.2 is lost in sporadic but not in BRCA1-associated ovarian carcinomas. Pathology. 2006;38:145-151

Balleine RL, Murali R, Bilous AM, Farshid G, Waring P, Provan P, Byth K, Thorne H, Kirk JA. Histopathological features of breast cancer in carriers of ATM gene variants. Histopathology. 2006;49:523-532

Bernstein JL, Teraoka S, Southey MC, et al. Population-based estimates of breast cancer risks associated with ATM gene variants c.7271T>G and c.1066-6T>G (IVS10-6T>G) from the Breast Cancer Family Registry. Hum Mutat. 2006;27:1122-1128

Breast Cancer Association C. Commonly studied single-nucleotide polymorphisms and breast cancer: results from the Breast Cancer Association Consortium. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2006;98:1382-1396

Cazzaniga M, Severi G, Casadio C, Chipparini L, Veronesi U, Decensi A. Atypia and Ki-67 expression from ductal lavage in women at different risk for breast cancer. Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006;15:1311-1315

Chenevix-Trench G, Healey S, Lakhani S, et al. Genetic and histopathologic evaluation of BRCA1 and BRCA2 DNA sequence variants of unknown clinical significance. Cancer Res. 2006;66:2019-2027

Farshid G, Balleine RL, Cummings M, Waring P. Morphology of breast cancer as a means of triage of patients for BRCA1 genetic testing. Am J Surg Pathol. 2006;30:1357-1366

Gertig DM, Fletcher AS, English DR, Macinnis RJ, Hopper JL, Giles GG. Hormone therapy and breast cancer: What factors modify the association? Menopause. 2006;13:178-184

Giles GG, Simpson JA, English DR, Hodge AM, Gertig DM, Macinnis RJ, Hopper JL. Dietary carbohydrate, fibre, glycaemic index, glycaemic load and the risk of postmenopausal breast cancer. Int J Cancer. 2006;118:1843-1847

Haile RW, Thomas DC, McGuire V, et al. BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers, oral contraceptive use, and breast cancer before age 50. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006;15:1863-1870

Henderson MA, Danks JA, Slavin JL, Byrnes GB, Choong PF, Spillane JB, Hopper JL, Martin TJ. Parathyroid hormone-related protein localization in breast cancers predict improved prognosis. Cancer Res. 2006;66:2250-2256

Johansson H, Bonanni B, Mariette F, Cazzaniga M, Baglietto L, Guerrieri-Gonzaga A, Sandri MT, Luini A, Pelosi G, Decensi A. Effects of Raloxifene on sex steroid hormones and c-telopeptide in postmenopausal women with primary breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2006;98:167-172

Kang HH, Williams R, Leary J, Ringland C, Kirk J, Ward R. Evaluation of models to predict BRCA germline mutations. Br J Cancer. 2006;95:914-920

Khanjani N, English DR, Sim MR. An ecological study of organochlorine pesticides and breast cancer in rural Victoria, Australia. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol. 2006;50:452-461

Knight JA, John EM, Milne RL, Dite GS, Balbuena R, Shi EJ, Giles GG, Ziogas A, Andrulis IL, Whittemore AS, Hopper JL. An inverse association between ovarian cysts and breast cancer in The Breast Cancer Family Registry. Int J Cancer. 2006;118:197-202

Lovelock PK, Healey S, Au W, et al. Genetic, functional, and histopathological evaluation of two C-terminal BRCA1 missense variants. J Med Genet. 2006;43:74-83

Mann GJ, Thorne H, Balleine RL, et al. Analysis of cancer risk and BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation prevalence in the kConFab familial breast cancer resource. Breast Cancer Res. 2006;8:R12

McGuire V, John EM, Felberg A, et al. No increased risk of breast cancer associated with alcohol consumption among carriers of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations ages <50 years. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006;15:1565-1567

Phillips KA, Jenkins MA, Lindeman GJ, McLachlan SA, McKinley JM, Weideman PC, Hopper JL, Friedlander ML. Risk-reducing surgery, screening and chemoprevention practices of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers: a prospective cohort study. Clin Genet. 2006;70:198-206

Smith P, McGuffog L, Easton DF, et al. A genome wide linkage search for breast cancer susceptibility genes. Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 2006;45:646-655

Spurdle AB, Antoniou AC, Kelemen L, Holland H, Peock S, Cook MR, Smith PL, Greene MH, Simard J, Plourde M, Southey MC, Godwin AK, Beck J, Miron A, Daly MB, Santella RM, Hopper JL, John EM, Andrulis IL, Durocher F, Struewing JP, Easton DF, Chenevix-Trench G. The AIB1 polyglutamine repeat does not modify breast cancer risk in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006;15:76-79

Stone J, Dite GS, Gunasekara A, English DR, McCredie MR, Giles GG, Cawson JN, Hegele RA, Chiarelli AM, Yaffe MJ, Boyd NF, Hopper JL. The heritability of mammographically dense and nondense breast tissue. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006;15:612-617

Waddell N, Jonnalagadda J, Marsh A, Grist S, Jenkins M, Hobson K, Taylor M, Lindeman GJ, Tavtigian SV, Suthers G, Goldgar D, Oefner PJ, Taylor D, Grimmond S, Khanna KK, Chenevix-Trench G. Characterization of the breast cancer associated ATM 7271T>G (V2424G) mutation by gene expression profiling. Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 2006;45:1169-1181

White V, Pruden M, Giles G, Kitchen P, Collins J, Inglis G, Hill D. Changes in the management of ductal carcinoma in situ before the release of clinical practice recommendations in Australia: The case in Victoria. ANZ J Surg. 2006;76:28-34

Colorectal Cancer

Alsop K, Mead L, Smith LD, Royce SG, Tesoriero AA, Young JP, Haydon A, Grubb G, Giles GG, Jenkins MA, Hopper JL, Southey MC. Low somatic K-ras mutation frequency in colorectal cancer diagnosed under the age of 45 years. Eur J Cancer. 2006;42:1357-1361

Baglietto L, Jenkins MA, Severi G, Giles GG, Bishop DT, Boyle P, Hopper JL. Measures of familial aggregation depend on definition of family history: Meta-analysis for colorectal cancer. J Clin Epidemiol. 2006;59:114-124

Haydon AM, Macinnis RJ, English DR, Giles GG. Effect of physical activity and body size on survival after diagnosis with colorectal cancer. Gut. 2006;55:62-67

Haydon AM, Macinnis RJ, English DR, Morris H, Giles GG. Physical activity, insulin-like growth factor 1, insulin-like growth factor binding protein 3, and survival from colorectal cancer. Gut. 2006;55:689-694

Jenkins MA, Baglietto L, Dowty JG, Van Vliet CM, Smith L, Mead LJ, Macrae FA, St John DJ, Jass JR, Giles GG, Hopper JL, Southey MC. Cancer risks for mismatch repair gene mutation carriers: A population-based early onset case-family study. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2006;4:489-498

Jenkins MA, Macrae F, Young J, Barker M, Leggett B, Goldblatt J, Kirk J, Tucker K, Suthers G, Young G, Parry S, Arnold J, Winship I, Maskiell J, Giles G, Jass J, Hopper J. The colorectal cancer family registry: An international resource for studying the genetic and molecular epidemiology of colorectal cancer. Gastrointestinal Cancer. 2006;46:14-20

Jennens RR, Giles GG, Fox RM. Increasing underrepresentation of elderly patients with advanced colorectal or non-small-cell lung cancer in chemotherapy trials. Intern Med J. 2006;36:216-220

MacInnis RJ, English DR, Haydon AM, Hopper JL, Gertig DM, Giles GG. Body size and composition and risk of rectal cancer (Australia). Cancer Causes Control. 2006;17:1291-1297

Macinnis RJ, English DR, Hopper JL, Gertig DM, Haydon AM, Giles GG. Body size and composition and colon cancer risk in women. Int J Cancer. 2006;118:1496-1500

Smith L, Tesoriero A, Mead L, Royce S, Grubb G, Young J, Giles G, Jenkins M, Macrae F, Hopper JL, Southey MC. Large genomic alterations in hMSH2 and hMLH1 in early-onset colorectal cancer: Identification of a large complex de novo hMLH1 alteration. Clin Genet. 2006;70:250-252

Prostate Cancer

Baglietto L, Severi G, English DR, Hopper JL, Giles GG. Alcohol consumption and prostate cancer risk: results from the Melbourne collaborative cohort study. Int J Cancer. 2006;119:1501-1504

Brinkman M, Reulen RC, Kellen E, Buntinx F, Zeegers MP. Are men with low selenium levels at increased risk of prostate cancer? Eur J Cancer. 2006;42:2463-2471

Brown DA, Stephan C, Ward RL, Law M, Hunter M, Bauskin AR, Amin J, Jung K, Diamandis EP, Hampton GM, Russell PJ, Giles GG, Breit SN. Measurement of serum levels of macrophage inhibitory cytokine 1 combined with prostate-specific antigen improves prostate cancer diagnosis. Clin Cancer Res. 2006;12:89-96

Hayes VM, Severi G, Southey MC, Padilla EJ, English DR, Hopper JL, Giles GG, Sutherland RL. Macrophage inhibitory cytokine-1 H6D polymorphism, prostate cancer risk, and survival. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006;15:1223-1225

MacInnis RJ, English DR. Body size and composition and prostate cancer risk: Systematic review and meta-regression analysis. Cancer Causes Control. 2006;17:989-1003

Schaid DJ, McDonnell SK, Zarfas KE, et al. Pooled genome linkage scan of aggressive prostate cancer: results from the International Consortium for Prostate Cancer Genetics. Hum Genet. 2006;120:471-485

Severi G, English DR, Hopper JL, Giles GG. Re: Prospective studies of dairy product and calcium intakes and prostate cancer risk: A meta-analysis. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2006;98:794-795; author reply 795

Severi G, Hayes VM, Neufing P, Padilla EJ, Tilley WD, Eggleton SA, Morris HA, English DR, Southey MC, Hopper JL, Sutherland RL, Boyle P, Giles GG. Variants in the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) gene and prostate cancer risk, survival, and circulating PSA. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006;15:1142-1147

Severi G, Morris HA, MacInnis RJ, English DR, Tilley W, Hopper JL, Boyle P, Giles GG. Circulating steroid hormones and the risk of prostate cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006;15:86-91

Severi G, Morris HA, MacInnis RJ, English DR, Tilley WD, Hopper JL, Boyle P, Giles GG. Circulating insulin-like growth factor-i and binding protein-3 and risk of prostate cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006;15:1137-1141

Other Cancer

Aben KK, Baglietto L, Baffoe-Bonnie A, Coebergh JW, Bailey-Wilson JE, Trink B, Verbeek AL, Schoenberg MP, Alfred Witjes J, Kiemeney LA. Segregation analysis of urothelial cell carcinoma. Eur J Cancer. 2006;42:1428-1433

Ansary-Moghaddam A, Huxley R, Barzi F, Lawes C, Ohkubo T, Fang X, Jee SH, Woodward M. The effect of modifiable risk factors on pancreatic cancer mortality in populations of the Asia-Pacific region. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006;15:2435-2440

Baade PD, English DR, Youl PH, McPherson M, Elwood JM, Aitken JF. The relationship between melanoma thickness and time to diagnosis in a large population-based study. Arch Dermatol. 2006;142:1422-1427

Brinkman M, Buntinx F, Muls E, Zeegers MP. Use of selenium in chemoprevention of bladder cancer. Lancet Oncol. 2006;7:766-774

Colombo N, Formelli F, Cantu MG, Parma G, Gasco M, Argusti A, Santinelli A, Montironi R, Cavadini E, Baglietto L, Guerrieri-Gonzaga A, Viale G, Decensi A. A phase I-II preoperative biomarker trial of fenretinide in ascitic ovarian cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006;15:1914-1919


English DR, Milne E, Simpson JA. Ultraviolet radiation at places of residence and the development of melanocytic nevi in children (Australia). Cancer Causes Control. 2006;17:103-107

MacInnis RJ, English DR, Hopper JL, Giles GG. Body size and composition and the risk of gastric and oesophageal adenocarcinoma. Int J Cancer. 2006;118:2628-2631

McPherson M, Elwood M, English DR, Baade PD, Youl PH, Aitken JF. Presentation and detection of invasive melanoma in a high-risk population. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2006;54:783-792

Millar JL, Frydenberg M, Toner G, Syme R, Thursfield V, Giles GG. Management of muscle-invasive bladder cancer in Victoria, 1990-1995. ANZ J Surg. 2006;76:113-119

Milne E, Jacoby P, Giles-Corti B, Cross D, Johnston R, English DR. The impact of the kidskin sun protection intervention on summer suntan and reported sun exposure: Was it sustained? Prev Med. 2006;42:14-20

Pedeux R, Sales F, Pourchet J, Kallassy M, Fayolle C, Boniol M, Severi G, Ghanem G, Nakazawa HN, Autier P, Dore JF. Ultraviolet B sensitivity of peripheral lymphocytes as an independent risk factor for cutaneous melanoma. Eur J Cancer. 2006;42:212-215

Rosenthal MA, Drummond KJ, Dally M, Murphy M, Cher L, Ashley D, Thursfield V, Giles GG. Management of glioma in Victoria (1998-2000): Retrospective cohort study. Med J Aust. 2006;184:270-273

Staples MP, Elwood M, Burton RC, Williams JL, Marks R, Giles GG. Non-melanoma skin cancer in Australia: The 2002 national survey and trends since 1985. Med J Aust. 2006;184:6-10

Other Conditions

Asia Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration. Central obesity and risk of cardiovascular disease in the Asia Pacific region. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2006;15:287-292

Asia Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration. The impact of cardiovascular risk factors on the age-related excess risk of coronary heart disease. Int J Epidemiol. 2006;35:1025-1033

Asia Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration. Coronary risk prediction for those with and without diabetes. Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil. 2006;13:30-36

Baglietto L, English DR, Hopper JL, Powles J, Giles GG. Average volume of alcohol consumed, type of beverage, drinking pattern and the risk of death from all causes. Alcohol Alcohol. 2006;41:664-671

Burgess JA, Walters EH, Byrnes GB, Wharton C, Jenkins MA, Abramson MJ, Hopper JL, Dharmage SC. Who remembers whether they had asthma as children? J Asthma. 2006;43:727-730

Dite GS, Wark JD, Giles GG, English DR, McCredie MR, Hopper JL. Is there a positive association between mammographic density and bone mineral density? Breast Cancer Res. 2006;8:401 

El Haber N, Hill KD, Cassano AM, Paton LM, Macinnis RJ, Cui JS, Hopper JL, Wark JD. Genetic and environmental influences on variation in balance performance among female twin pairs aged 21-82 years. Am J Epidemiol. 2006;164:246-256

Guzzi G, Grandi M, Cattaneo C, Calza S, Minoia C, Ronchi A, Gatti A, Severi G. Dental amalgam and mercury levels in autopsy tissues: Food for thought. Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2006;27:42-45

Guzzi G, Minoia C, Pigatto PD, Severi G. Methylmercury, amalgams, and children's health. Environ Health Perspect. 2006;114:A149; author reply A149-150

Hodge AM, English DR, O'Dea K, Giles GG. Alcohol intake, consumption pattern and beverage type, and the risk of Type 2 diabetes. Diabet Med. 2006;23:690-697

Huxley R, Barzi F, Woodward M. Excess risk of fatal coronary heart disease associated with diabetes in men and women: Meta-analysis of 37 prospective cohort studies. BMJ. 2006;332:73-78

Jenkins MA, Dharmage SC, Flander LB, Douglass JA, Ugoni AM, Carlin JB, Sawyer SM, Giles GG, Hopper JL. Parity and decreased use of oral contraceptives as predictors of asthma in young women. Clin Exp Allergy. 2006;36:609-613

Lagerlund M, Dixon HG, Simpson JA, Spittal M, Taylor HR, Dobbinson SJ. Observed use of sunglasses in public outdoor settings around Melbourne, Australia: 1993 to 2002. Prev Med. 2006;42:291-296

Lose F, Lovelock P, Chenevix-Trench G, Mann GJ, Pupo GM, Spurdle AB. Variation in the RAD51 gene and familial breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res. 2006;8:R26

Martiniuk AL, Lee CM, Lam TH, Huxley R, Suh I, Jamrozik K, Gu DF, Woodward M. The fraction of ischaemic heart disease and stroke attributable to smoking in the who western pacific and south-east Asian regions. Tob Control. 2006;15:181-188

Ni Mhurchu C, Parag V, Nakamura M, Patel A, Rodgers A, Lam TH. Body mass index and risk of diabetes mellitus in the Asia-Pacific region. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2006;15:127-133

Patel A, Barzi F, Woodard M, Ni Mhurchu C, Ohkubo T, Lam TH, Welborn T. An evaluation of metabolic risks for coronary death in the Asia Pacific region. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2006;74:274-281

Robman L, Vu H, Hodge A, McCarty CA, Taylor HR. Dietary lutein and zeaxanthin: Authors' response. Br J Ophthalmol. 2006;90:1211-1212

Scurrah KJ, Byrnes GB, Hopper JL, Harrap SB. Sex differences in genetic and environmental determinants of pulse pressure. Genet Epidemiol. 2006;30:397-408

Siahpush M, English D, Powles J. The contribution of smoking to socioeconomic differentials in mortality: Results from the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study, Australia. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2006;60:1077-1079

Simpson JA, Hughes D, Manyando C, Bojang K, Aarons L, Winstanley P, Edwards G, Watkins WA, Ward S. Population pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic modelling of the antimalarial chemotherapy chlorproguanil/dapsone. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2006;61:289-300

Vrijheid M, Cardis E, Armstrong BK, et al. Validation of short term recall of mobile phone use for the interphone study. Occup Environ Med. 2006;63:237-243

Vu HT, Robman L, Hodge A, McCarty CA, Taylor HR. Lutein and zeaxanthin and the risk of cataract: The Melbourne visual impairment project. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2006;47:3783-3786

Vu HT, Robman L, McCarty CA, Taylor HR, Hodge A. Does dietary lutein and zeaxanthin increase the risk of age related macular degeneration? The Melbourne visual impairment project. Br J Ophthalmol. 2006;90:389-390

Wharton C, Dharmage S, Jenkins M, Dite G, Hopper J, Giles G, Abramson M, Walters EH. Tracing 8,600 participants 36 years after recruitment at age seven for the Tasmanian Asthma Study. Aust N Z J Public Health. 2006;30:105-110

Woodward M, Barzi F, Martiniuk A, Fang X, Gu DF, Imai Y, Lam TH, Pan WH, Rodgers A, Suh I, Jee SH, Ueshima H, Huxley R. Cohort profile: the Asia Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration. Int J Epidemiol. 2006;35:1412-1416

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