Abraham M.Y. Nomura

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BACKGROUND Cancer may follow exposure to an environmental agent after many decades. The bacterium Helicobacter pylori, known to be acquired early in life, increases risk for gastric adenocarcinoma, but other factors are also important. In this study, we considered whether early-life family structure affects the risk of later developing gastric cancer among(More)
We conducted a population-based case-control study of breast cancer among Chinese-, Japanese- and Filipino-American women in Los Angeles County Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), San Francisco-Oakland MSA and Oahu, Hawaii. One objective of the study was to quantify breast cancer risks in relation to menstrual and reproductive histories in migrant and(More)
A representative sample of 4657 adults greater than or equal to 45 years of age from the 5 main ethnic groups in Hawaii (Caucasians, Japanese, Chinese, Filipinos and Hawaiians) were interviewed during 1977-1979 regarding their diets. Quantitative food-consumption histories were obtained, from which average daily intakes of fat (saturated, unsaturated,(More)
In a prospective cohort study, men of Japanese ancestry were clinically examined from 1965 to 1968. For 7,833 of these men, data on black tea consumption habits were recorded. Since 1965, newly diagnosed cancer incidence cases have been identified: 152 colon, 151 lung, 149 prostate, 136 stomach, 76 rectum, 57 bladder, 30 pancreas, 25 liver, 12 kidney and(More)
BACKGROUND A protective effect of fruits and vegetables against colorectal cancer has been supported by many epidemiologic studies. This suggests that the carotenoids frequently found in these foods play a role in the prevention of this common cancer. To examine associations between the intake of individual and total carotenoids and the risk of colorectal(More)
We have analysed the age- and stage-specific breast-cancer incidence rates of Japanese and Caucasian women in Hawaii for a 20-year period. A comparison of the 1192 Japanese and 1531 Caucasian patients by stage at diagnosis showed that Japanese women were likely to have breast cancer diagnosed at an earlier stage than Caucasian women, but this difference was(More)
Correction: Vaccine effi cacy in senescent mice challenged with recombinant SARS-CoV bearing epidemic and zoonotic spike variants. PLoS Med 4(2): e80. In PLoS Medicine, volume 4, issue 1: Table 2 included a column entitled " Adjusted Odds Ratio (95% CI) by Sibship Size. " This should have read " Adjusted Odds Ratio (95% CI) by Birth Order. " This correction(More)
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