CEC Publications 2001

Breast Cancer

Cui J, Antoniou AC, Dite GS, Southey MC, Venter DJ, Easton DF, Giles GG, McCredie MR, Hopper JL. After BRCA1 and BRCA2-what next? Multifactorial segregation analyses of three-generation, population-based Australian families affected by female breast cancer. Am J Hum Genet. 2001;68:420-431

Giles G, Russell I, Reed R, Marr G, Kavanagh A. In situ and small invasive breast cancer register in Victoria, 1988 to 1992: Tumour characteristics and patient management. ANZ J Surg. 2001;71:266-270

Marsh A, Spurdle AB, Turner BC, Fereday S, Thorne H, Pupo GM, Mann GJ, Hopper JL, Sambrook JF, Chenevix-Trench G, Australian Breast Cancer Family S, Kathleen Cuningham Foundation for Research into Familial Breast C. The intronic G13964C variant in p53 is not a high-risk mutation in familial breast cancer in Australia. Breast Cancer Res. 2001;3:346-349

McCredie MR, Dite GS, Porter L, Maskiell J, Giles GG, Phillips KA, Redman S, Hopper JL. Prevalence of self-reported arm morbidity following treatment for breast cancer in the Australian Breast Cancer Family Study. Breast. 2001;10:515-522

Spurdle AB, Hopper JL, Chen X, Dite GS, McCredie MR, Giles GG, Venter DJ, Southey MC, Purdie DM, Chenevix-Trench G. The steroid 5alpha-reductase type II TA repeat polymorphism is not associated with risk of breast or ovarian cancer in Australian women. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2001;10:1287-1293

Prostate Cancer

Bartsch G, Horninger W, Klocker H, Reissigl A, Oberaigner W, Schonitzer D, Severi G, Robertson C, Boyle P, Tyrol Prostate Cancer Screening G. Prostate cancer mortality after introduction of prostate-specific antigen mass screening in the federal state of Tyrol, Austria. Urology. 2001;58:417-424

Boyle P, Gandini S, Baglietto L, Severi G, Robertson C. Epidemiology of prostate cancer. European urology. 2001;39 Suppl 4:2-3

Cui J, Staples MP, Hopper JL, English DR, McCredie MR, Giles GG. Segregation analyses of 1,476 population-based Australian families affected by prostate cancer. Am J Hum Genet. 2001;68:1207-1218

Giles GG, Severi G, McCredie MR, English DR, Johnson W, Hopper JL, Boyle P. Smoking and prostate cancer: Findings from an Australian case-control study. Ann Oncol. 2001;12:761-765

Other Cancer

Autier P, Boniol M, Severi G, Dore JF, European Organizatin for R, Treatment of Cancer Melanoma Co-operative G. Quantity of sunscreen used by European students. Br J Dermatol. 2001;144:288-291

Autier P, Boniol M, Severi G, Giles G, Cattaruzza MS, Luther H, Renard F, Grivegnee AR, Pedeux R, Dore JF. The body site distribution of melanocytic naevi in 6-7 year old European children. Melanoma Res. 2001;11:123-131

Milne E, English DR, Johnston R, Cross D, Borland R, Giles-Corti B, Costa C. Reduced sun exposure and tanning in children after 2 years of a school-based intervention (Australia). Cancer Causes Control. 2001;12:387-393

Plesko I, Severi G, Obsitnikova A, Boyle P, Kubik A. Lung cancer incidence rates by histologic type: An example of trends in eastern Europe - Slovakia 1978-95. Neoplasma. 2001;48:247-253

Toner GC, Neerhut GJ, Schwarz MA, Thursfield VJ, Sandeman TF, Giles GG, Snow RM. The management of testicular cancer in Victoria, 1988-1993. Urology study committee of the Victorian co-operative oncology group. Med J Aust. 2001;174:328-331

Vajdic CM, Kricker A, Giblin M, McKenzie J, Aitken J, Giles GG, Armstrong BK. Eye color and cutaneous nevi predict risk of ocular melanoma in Australia. Int J Cancer. 2001;92:906-912

Other Conditions

Buchbinder R, Forbes A, Hall S, Dennett X, Giles G. Incidence of malignant disease in biopsy-proven inflammatory myopathy. A population-based cohort study. Ann Intern Med. 2001;134:1087-1095

Deague JA, Wilson CM, Grigg LE, Harrap SB. Physiological relationships between central vascular haemodynamics and left ventricular structure. Clin Sci (Lond). 2001;101:79-85

Ellis JA, Harrap SB. The genetics of androgenetic alopecia. Clin Dermatol. 2001;19:149-154

Ellis JA, Stebbing M, Harrap SB. Male pattern baldness is not associated with established cardiovascular risk factors in the general population. Clin Sci (Lond). 2001;100:401-404

Ellis JA, Stebbing M, Harrap SB. Polymorphism of the androgen receptor gene is associated with male pattern baldness. J Invest Dermatol. 2001;116:452-455

Ellis JA, Stebbing M, Harrap SB. Significant population variation in adult male height associated with the Y chromosome and the aromatase gene. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2001;86:4147-4150

Ellis JA, Wong ZY, Stebbing M, Harrap SB. Sex, genes and blood pressure. Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol. 2001;28:1053-1055

Hodge AM, Boyko EJ, de Courten M, Zimmet PZ, Chitson P, Tuomilehto J, Alberti KG. Leptin and other components of the metabolic syndrome in Mauritius - a factor analysis. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 2001;25:126-131

McCredie M, Staples M, Johnson W, English DR, Giles GG. Prevalence of urinary symptoms in urban Australian men aged 40-69. J Epidemiol Biostat. 2001;6:211-218

Morgan TO, Anderson AI, MacInnis RJ. ACE inhibitors, beta-blockers, calcium blockers, and diuretics for the control of systolic hypertension. Am J Hypertens. 2001;14:241-247

Nowson CA, MacInnis RJ, Hopper JL, Alexander JL, Paton LM, Margerison C, Wark JD. Association of birth weight and current body size to blood pressure in female twins. Twin Res. 2001;4:378-384

Stoney RM, O'Dea K, Herbert KE, Dragicevic G, Giles GG, Cumpston GN, Best JD. Insulin resistance as a major determinant of increased coronary heart disease risk in postmenopausal women with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Diabet Med. 2001;18:476-482

Young D, Hopper JL, Macinnis RJ, Nowson CA, Hoang NH, Wark JD. Changes in body composition as determinants of longitudinal changes in bone mineral measures in 8 to 26-year-old female twins. Osteoporos Int. 2001;12:506-515

Scientific Methods

Baglietto L, Severi G, Robertson C, Hopper JL. Analytical and graphical methods to model the association between family history and disease from a case-control study. Methods of information in medicine. 2001;40:112-116

Holman CD, Arnold-Reed DE, de Klerk N, McComb C, English DR. A psychometric experiment in causal inference to estimate evidential weights used by epidemiologists. Epidemiology. 2001;12:246-255

Holman CD, Arnold-Reed DE, de Klerk NH, English DR, Donovan RJ. Epidemiologists' characteristics had little influence on causal inference [letter]. Epidemiology. 2001;12:752-753