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Endometriosis: a high-risk population for major chronic diseases?
BACKGROUND Despite an estimated prevalence of 10% in women, the etiology of endometriosis remains poorly understood. Over recent decades, endometriosis has been associated with risk of several… Expand
IRF4 variants have age-specific effects on nevus count and predispose to melanoma.
- D. Duffy, M. M. Iles, +18 authors G. Montgomery
- Biology, Medicine
- American journal of human genetics
- 9 July 2010
High melanocytic nevus count is a strong predictor of melanoma risk. A GWAS of nevus count in Australian adolescent twins identified an association of nevus count with the interferon regulatory… Expand
Plasma 25‐hydroxyvitamin D and the risk of breast cancer in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition: A nested case–control study
Experimental evidence suggests that vitamin D might play a role in the development of breast cancer. Although the results of case–control studies indicate that circulating 25‐hydroxyvitamin D… Expand
Prediagnostic circulating vitamin D levels and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in European populations: A nested case‐control study
The association between vitamin D status and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) has not been well investigated, despite experimental evidence supporting an important role of vitamin D in liver… Expand
Risk of second primary malignancies in women with breast cancer: Results from the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition (EPIC)
- F. Ricceri, F. Fasanelli, +40 authors C. Sacerdote
- International journal of cancer
- 15 August 2015
Women with a diagnosis of breast cancer are at increased risk of second primary cancers, and the identification of risk factors for the latter may have clinical implications. We have followed‐up for… Expand
Solaria use in Queensland, Australia
- S. Lawler, M. Kvaskoff, +4 authors L. Fritschi
- Medicine, Geography
- Australian and New Zealand journal of public…
- 1 October 2006
Objective: To describe the demographics of solarium users and the correlates of solarium use in Queensland.
Risk factors for lentigo maligna melanoma compared with superficial spreading melanoma: a case-control study in Australia.
OBJECTIVE To investigate risk factors for lentigo maligna melanoma (LMM) compared with superficial spreading melanoma (SSM). DESIGN Population-based case-control study in Queensland, Australia. … Expand
Risk for and consequences of endometriosis: A critical epidemiologic review.
- A. Shafrir, L. Farland, +4 authors S. Missmer
- Best practice & research. Clinical obstetrics…
- 1 August 2018
Endometriosis affects approximately 10% of women of reproductive age. Characteristics robustly associated with a greater risk for endometriosis include early age at menarche, short menstrual cycle… Expand
High Residential Sun Exposure Is Associated With a Low Risk of Incident Crohn's Disease in the Prospective E3N Cohort
- P. Jantchou, F. Clavel-Chapelon, A. Racine, M. Kvaskoff, F. Carbonnel, M. Boutron-Ruault
- Inflammatory bowel diseases
- 1 January 2014
Background:Vitamin D insufficiency has been suggested to be associated with high risk of Crohn's disease (CD). In France, where food fortification is limited, the major source of vitamin D is through… Expand
Plasma carotenoids and vitamin C concentrations and risk of urothelial cell carcinoma in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition.
- M. Ros, H. Bueno-de-Mesquita, +43 authors L. Kiemeney
- The American journal of clinical nutrition
- 1 October 2012
BACKGROUND Published associations between dietary carotenoids and vitamin C and bladder cancer risk are inconsistent. Biomarkers may provide more accurate measures of nutrient status. OBJECTIVE We… Expand