Barbara A Ranieri

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The QSkin Sun and Health Study comprises a cohort of 43 794 men and women aged 40-69 years randomly sampled from the population of Queensland, Australia in 2011. The cohort was established to study the development of skin cancer and melanoma in the population with the highest reported incidence of these diseases in the world. At baseline, besides(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the test-retest reliability and validity of self-reported items capturing phenotypic characteristics and sun exposure measures in the baseline survey instrument used for a prospective study of skin cancer and melanoma. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING Repeatability/validity study conducted among 114 participants randomly selected from the(More)
ABCB1 (adenosine triphosphate-binding cassette transporter B1) mediates cellular elimination of many chemotherapeutic agents including paclitaxel, which is commonly used to treat ovarian cancer. A significant association between common single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in ABCB1 and progression-free survival has been reported in patients with ovarian(More)
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