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Peer-reviewed epidemiology journal articles 2010

Breast Cancer

Antoniou AC, Wang X, Fredericksen ZS, et al. A locus on 19p13 modifies risk of breast cancer in brca1 mutation carriers and is associated with hormone receptor-negative breast cancer in the general population. Nat Genet. 2010;42:885-892

Azzato EMT J, Fasching, PA, Beckmann, MW, etal. Association between a germline oca2 polymorphism at chromosome 15q13.1 and estrogen receptor-negative breast cancer survival. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2010;102:650-662

Baglietto LS, G.; English, D. R.; Krishnan, K.; Hopper, J. L.; McLean, C.; Morris, H. A.; Tilley, W. D.; Giles, G. G. Circulating steroid hormone levels and risk of breast cancer for postmenopausal women. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2010;19:492-502

Coory MD. The ABC breast cancer cluster: The bad news about a good outcome. Comment. Med J Aust. 2010;193:620-621

Dawson SJM, N.; Blows, F. M.; Driver, K. E.; Provenzano, E.; Le Quesne, J.; Baglietto, L.; Severi, G.; Giles, G. G.; McLean, C. A.; Callagy, G.; Green, A. R.; Ellis, I.; Gelmon, K.; Turashvili, G.; Leung, S.; Aparicio, S.; Huntsman, D.; Caldas, C.; Pharoah, P. BCL2 in breast cancer: A favourable prognostic marker across molecular subtypes and independent of adjuvant therapy received. Br J Cancer. 2010;103:668-675

Dite GS, Whittemore AS, Knight JA, John EM, Milne RL, Andrulis IL, Southey MC, McCredie MR, Giles GG, Miron A, Phipps AI, West DW, Hopper JL. Increased cancer risks for relatives of very early-onset breast cancer cases with and without BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations. Br J Cancer. 2010;103:1103-1108

Fedele CG, Ooms LM, Ho M, Vieusseux J, O'Toole SA, Millar EK, Lopez-Knowles E, Sriratana A, Gurung R, Baglietto L, Giles GG, Bailey CG, Rasko JE, Shields BJ, Price JT, Majerus PW, Sutherland RL, Tiganis T, McLean CA, Mitchell CA. Inositol polyphosphate 4-phosphatase ii regulates PI3K/Akt signaling and is lost in human basal-like breast cancers. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010;107:22231-22236

Fletcher OJ, N.; dos Santos Silva, I.; Orr, N.; et al. Missense variants in atm in 26,101 breast cancer cases and 29,842 controls. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2010;19:2143-2151

Keegan TH, Milne RL, Andrulis IL, Chang ET, Sangaramoorthy M, Phillips KA, Giles GG, Goodwin PJ, Apicella C, Hopper JL, Whittemore AS, John EM. Past recreational physical activity, body size, and all-cause mortality following breast cancer diagnosis: Results from the breast cancer family registry. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2010;123:531-542

Key TJ, Appleby PN, Reeves GK, Roddam AW. Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF1), IGF binding protein 3 (IGFBP3), and breast cancer risk: Pooled individual data analysis of 17 prospective studies. Lancet Oncol. 2010;11:530-542

Milne RL, Gaudet MM, Spurdle AB, et al. Assessing interactions between the associations of common genetic susceptibility variants, reproductive history and body mass index with breast cancer risk in the breast cancer association consortium: A combined case-control study. Breast Cancer Res. 2010;12:R110

Mouchawar J, Korch C, Byers T, Pitts TM, Li E, McCredie MR, Giles GG, Hopper JL, Southey MC. Population-based estimate of the contribution of TP53 mutations to subgroups of early-onset breast cancer: Australian Breast Cancer Family Study. Cancer Res. 2010;70:4795-4800

Odefrey F, Stone J, Gurrin LC, Byrnes GB, Apicella C, Dite GS, Cawson JN, Giles GG, Treloar SA, English DR, Hopper JL, Southey MC. Common genetic variants associated with breast cancer and mammographic density measures that predict disease. Cancer Res. 2010;70:1449-1458

Protani M, Coory M, Martin JH. Effect of obesity on survival of women with breast cancer: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2010;123:627-635

Southey MC, Teo ZL, Dowty JG, Odefrey FA, Park DJ, Tischkowitz M, Sabbaghian N, Apicella C, Byrnes GB, Winship I, Baglietto L, Giles GG, Goldgar DE, Foulkes WD, Hopper JL. A PALB2 mutation associated with high risk of breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res. 2010;12:R109

Colorectal Cancer

Baglietto L, Lindor NM, Dowty JG, et al. Risks of lynch syndrome cancers for msh6 mutation carriers. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2010;102:193-201

Bassett JKS, G.; English, D. R.; Baglietto, L.; Krishnan, K.; Hopper, J. L.; Giles, G. G. Body size, weight change, and risk of colon cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2010;19:2978-2986

Blows FM, Driver KE, Schmidt MK, et al. Subtyping of breast cancer by immunohistochemistry to investigate a relationship between subtype and short and long term survival: A collaborative analysis of data for 10,159 cases from 12 studies. PLoS Med. 2010;7:e1000279

Marwan K, Staples MP, Thursfield V, Bell SW. The rate of abdominoperineal resections for rectal cancer in the state of Victoria, Australia: A population-based study. Dis Colon Rectum. 2010;53:1645-1651

Royce SGA, K.; Haydon, A.; Mead, L.; Smith, L. D.; Tesoriero, A. A.; Giles, G. G.; Jenkins, M. A.; Hopper, J. L.; Southey, M. C. The role of SMAD4 in early-onset colorectal cancer. Colorectal Dis. 2010;12:213-219

Prostate Cancer

Christensen GB, Baffoe-Bonnie AB, George A, et al. Genome-wide linkage analysis of 1,233 prostate cancer pedigrees from the international consortium for prostate cancer genetics using novel sumlink and sumlod analyses. Prostate. 2010;70:735-744

MacInnis RJ, 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 DF. Prostate cancer segregation analyses using 4390 families from UK and Australian population-based studies. Genet Epidemiol. 2010;34:42-50

Severi G, Shannon BA, Hoang HN, Baglietto L, English DR, Hopper JL, Pedersen J, Southey MC, Sinclair R, Cohen RJ, Giles GG. Plasma concentration of propionibacterium acnes antibodies and prostate cancer risk: Results from an Australian population-based case-control study. Br J Cancer. 2010;103:411-415

Severi GB, L.; Muller, D. C.; English, D. R.; Jenkins, M. A.; Abramson, M. J.; Douglass, J. A.; Hopper, J. L.; Giles, G. G. Asthma, asthma medications, and prostate cancer risk. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2010;19:2318-2324

Tindall EA, Hoang HN, Southey MC, English DR, Hopper JL, Giles GG, Severi G, Hayes VM. The 4q27 locus and prostate cancer risk. BMC Cancer. 2010;10:69

Tindall EA, Severi G, Hoang HN, Ma CS, Fernandez P, Southey MC, English DR, Hopper JL, Heyns CF, Tangye SG, Giles GG, Hayes VM. Comprehensive analysis of the cytokine-rich chromosome 5q31.1 region suggests a role for IL-4 gene variants in prostate cancer risk. Carcinogenesis. 2010;31:1748-1754

Other Cancer

Aitken JF, Elwood M, Baade PD, Youl P, English D. Clinical whole-body skin examination reduces the incidence of thick melanomas. Int J Cancer. 2010;126:450-458

Batty GDB, F.; Woodward, M.; Jamrozik, K.; Woo, J.; Kim, H. C.; Ueshima, H.; Huxley, R. R. Adult height and cancer mortality in asia: The Asia-Pacific cohort studies collaboration. Ann Oncol. 2010;21:646-654

Brinkman MT, Karagas MR, Zens MS, Schned A, Reulen RC, Zeegers MP. Minerals and vitamins and the risk of bladder cancer: Results from the New Hampshire Study. Cancer Causes Control. 2010;21:609-619

Chionh FB, L.; Krishnan, K.; English, D. R.; MacInnis, R. J.; Gertig, D. M.; Hopper, J. L.; Giles, G. G. Physical activity, body size and composition, and risk of ovarian cancer. Cancer Causes Control. 2010;21:2183-2194

Elliott KS, Zeggini E, McCarthy MI, et al. Evaluation of association of HNF1B variants with diverse cancers: Collaborative analysis of data from 19 genome-wide association studies. PLoS One. 2010;5:e10858

INTERPHONE. Brain tumour risk in relation to mobile telephone use: Results of the interphone international case-control study. Int J Epidemiol. 2010;39:675-694

Jayasekara H, Karahalios A, Juneja S, Thursfield V, Farrugia H, English DR, Giles GG. Incidence and survival of lymphohematopoietic neoplasms according to the world health organization classification: A population-based study from the Victorian Cancer Registry in Australia. Leuk Lymphoma. 2010;51:456-468

Jefford M, Thursfield V, Torn-Broers Y, Leong T, Guerrieri M, Speer T. Use of chemotherapy and radiotherapy in patients with pancreatic cancer in victoria (2002-2003): A retrospective cohort study. Med J Aust. 2010;192:323-327

Jordan SJ, Coory MD, Webb PM. Re: Predictive value of symptoms for early detection of ovarian cancer (letter). J Natl Cancer Inst. 2010;102:1599-1601; author reply 1601

Moore SP, O'Rourke PK, Mallitt KA, Garvey G, Green AC, Coory MD, Valery PC. Cancer incidence and mortality in indigenous Australians in Queensland, 1997-2006. Med J Aust. 2010;193:590-593

Pinkerton R, Wills RA, Coory MD, Fraser CJ. Survival from haematological malignancy in childhood, adolescence and young adulthood in australia: Is the age-related gap narrowing? Med J Aust. 2010;193:217-221

Other Conditions

Allen KJB, N. A.; Osborne, N. J.; Constantine, C. C.; Delatycki, M. B.; Nisselle, A. E.; Nicoll, A. J.; Gertig, D. M.; McLaren, C. E.; Giles, G. G.; Hopper, J. L.; Anderson, G. J.; Olynyk, J. K.; Powell, L. W.; Gurrin, L. C. HFE cys282tyr homozygotes with serum ferritin concentrations below 1000 mg/l are at low risk of hemochromatosis. Hepatology. 2010;52:925-933

Aung KZ, Wickremasinghe SS, Makeyeva G, Robman L, Guymer RH. The prevalence estimates of macular telangiectasia type 2: The Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study. Retina. 2010;30:473-478

Barzi F, Woodward M, Czernichow S, Lee CM, Kang JH, Janus E, Lear S, Patel A, Caterson I, Patel J, Lam TH, Suriyawongpaisal P, Huxley R. The discrimination of dyslipidaemia using anthropometric measures in ethnically diverse populations of the Asia-Pacific region: The obesity in Asia collaboration. Obes Rev. 2010;11:127-136

Beauchamp AP, A.; Wolfe, R.; Turrell, G.; Harriss, L. R.; Giles, G. G.; English, D. R.; McNeil, J.; Magliano, D.; Harrap, S.; Liew, D.; Hunt, D.; Tonkin, A. Inequalities in cardiovascular disease mortality: The role of behavioural, physiological and social risk factors. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2010;64:542-548

Beauchamp AT, A.; Peeters, A.; Wolfe, R.; Turrell, G.; Harriss, L.; Giles, G. G.; English, D. R.; Jenkins, A. J. Associations among smoking status, lifestyle and lipoprotein subclasses. J Clin Lipidol. 2010;4:522-530

Berrington de Gonzalez A, Hartge P, Cerhan JR, et al. Body-mass index and mortality among 1.46 million white adults. N Engl J Med. 2010;363:2211-2219

Brazionis L, Yau J, Rowley K, Itsiopoulos C, O'Dea K, Wong TY, Jenkins A. Plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (pai-1) activity and retinal vascular calibre in type 2 diabetes . Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2010;87:192-199

Brazionis L, Rowley K, Itsiopoulos C, O'Dea K. Is risk of diabetic retinopathy lower in Australia's Greek-born migrants? Diabet Med. 2010;27:660-665

Brinkman MT, Baglietto L, Krishnan K, English DR, Severi G, Morris HA, Hopper JL, Giles GG. Consumption of animal products, their nutrient components and postmenopausal circulating steroid hormone concentrations. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2010;64:176-183

Coory M, Jordan S. Frequency of treatment-effect modification affecting indirect comparisons: A systematic review. Pharmacoeconomics. 2010;28:723-732

Davies-Tuck MLW, A. E.; Forbes, A.; Wang, Y.; English, D. R.; Giles, G. G.; O'Sullivan, R.; Cicuttini, F. M. Development of bone marrow lesions is associated with adverse effects on knee cartilage while resolution is associated with improvement--a potential target for prevention of knee osteoarthritis: A longitudinal study. Arthritis Res Ther. 2010;12:R10

Fehringer GO, H.; Knight, J. A.; Paterson, A. D.; Dite, G. S.; Giles, G. G.; Southey, M. C.; Andrulis, I. L.; Hopper, J. L.; Boyd, N. F. Family-based association study of IGF1 microsatellites and height, weight, and body mass index. J Hum Genet. 2010;55:255-258

Hu DG, Gardner-Stephen D, Severi G, Gregory PA, Treloar J, Giles GG, English DR, Hopper JL, Tilley WD, Mackenzie PI. A novel polymorphism in a forkhead box a1 (foxa1) binding site of the human UDP glucuronosyltransferase 2b17 gene modulates promoter activity and is associated with altered levels of circulating androstane-3alpha,17beta-diol glucuronide. Mol Pharmacol. 2010;78:714-722

Matheson MC, Haydn Walters E, Burgess JA, Jenkins MA, Giles GG, Hopper JL, Abramson MJ, Dharmage SC. Childhood immunization and atopic disease into middle-age--a prospective cohort study. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2010;21:301-306

Meszaros D, Dharmage SC, Matheson MC, Venn A, Wharton CL, Johns DP, Abramson MJ, Giles GG, Hopper JL, Walters EH. Poor lung function and tonsillectomy in childhood are associated with mortality from age 18 to 44. Respir Med. 2010;104:808-815

Mishra GDM, S. A.; Ball, K.; Brown, W. J.; Giles, G. G.; Dobson, A. J. Major dietary patterns of young and middle aged women: Results from a prospective Australian cohort study. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2010;64:1125-1133

Osborne NJG, L. C.; Allen, K. J.; Constantine, C. C.; Delatycki, M. B.; McLaren, C. E.; Gertig, D. M.; Anderson, G. J.; Southey, M. C.; Olynyk, J. K.; Powell, L. W.; Hopper, J. L.; Giles, G. G.; English, D. R. HFE c282y homozygotes are at increased risk of breast and colorectal cancer. Hepatology. 2010;51:1311-1318

Parr CL, Batty GD, Lam TH, Barzi F, Fang X, Ho SC, Jee SH, Ansary-Moghaddam A, Jamrozik K, Ueshima H, Woodward M, Huxley RR. Body-mass index and cancer mortality in the Asia-Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration: Pooled analyses of 424,519 participants. Lancet Oncol. 2010;11:741-752

Scott D, Blizzard L, Fell J, Giles G, Jones G. Associations between dietary nutrient intake and muscle mass and strength in community-dwelling older adults: The Tasmanian older adult cohort study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010;58:2129-2134

Scientific methods

Coory MD. Comment on: Heterogeneity in meta-analysis should be expected and appropriately quantified. Int J Epidemiol. 2010;39:932; author reply 933

De Giuseppe A, Forti K, Feliziani F, Severi G, Cagiola M. Purification by strep-tactin affinity chromatography of a delete envelope gp51 protein of bovine leukaemia virus expressed in sf21 insect cells. The protein journal. 2010;29:153-160

Liu JZ, McRae AF, Nyholt DR, Medland SE, Wray NR, Brown KM, Hayward NK, Montgomery GW, Visscher PM, Martin NG, Macgregor S. A versatile gene-based test for genome-wide association studies. Am J Hum Genet. 2010;87:139-145