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Migration patterns and breast cancer risk in Asian-American women.
BACKGROUND Breast cancer incidence rates have historically been 4-7 times higher in the United States than in China or Japan, although the reasons remain elusive. When Chinese, Japanese, or FilipinoExpand
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Design and analysis of randomized clinical trials requiring prolonged observation of each patient. II. analysis and examples.
Part I of this report appeared in the previous issue (Br. J. Cancer (1976) 34,585), and discussed the design of randomized clinical trials. Part II now describes efficient methods of analysis ofExpand
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Design and analysis of randomized clinical trials requiring prolonged observation of each patient. II. analysis and examples.
Part I of this report appeared in the previous issue (Br. J. Cancer (1976) 34,585), and discussed the design of randomized clinical trials. Part II now describes efficient methods of analysis ofExpand
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A multiethnic cohort in Hawaii and Los Angeles: baseline characteristics.
The authors describe the design and implementation of a large multiethnic cohort established to study diet and cancer in the United States. They detail the source of the subjects, sample size,Expand
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Effect of hormone replacement therapy on breast cancer risk: estrogen versus estrogen plus progestin.
BACKGROUND Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) given as unopposed estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) gained widespread popularity in the United States in the 1960s and 1970s. Recent prescribingExpand
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Multiple regions within 8q24 independently affect risk for prostate cancer
After the recent discovery that common genetic variation in 8q24 influences inherited risk of prostate cancer, we genotyped 2,973 SNPs in up to 7,518 men with and without prostate cancer from fiveExpand
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Association between endometriosis and risk of histological subtypes of ovarian cancer: a pooled analysis of case–control studies
Summary Background Endometriosis is a risk factor for epithelial ovarian cancer; however, whether this risk extends to all invasive histological subtypes or borderline tumours is not clear. WeExpand
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Calibration of the dietary questionnaire for a multiethnic cohort in Hawaii and Los Angeles.
The performance of the dietary questionnaire used in a multiethnic cohort study in Hawaii and Los Angeles was assessed in a calibration substudy that compared diet reported from the questionnaireExpand
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Choosing Haplotype-Tagging SNPS Based on Unphased Genotype Data Using a Preliminary Sample of Unrelated Subjects with an Example from the Multiethnic Cohort Study
We describe an approach for picking haplotype-tagging single nucleotide polymorphisms (htSNPs) that is presently being taken in two large nested case-control studies within a multiethnic cohortExpand
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An empirical approach to the statistical analysis of mutagenesis data from the Salmonella test.
A number of recent papers have suggested basing the statistical analysis of Salmonella (Ames) mutagenicity test results on a mathematical model of the complete dose-response curve. For most mutagensExpand
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