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Workgroup Report: Drinking-Water Nitrate and Health—Recent Findings and Research Needs
- M. Ward, Theo M. deKok, +4 authors J. Vanderslice
- Environmental health perspectives
- 23 June 2005
Human alteration of the nitrogen cycle has resulted in steadily accumulating nitrate in our water resources. The U.S. maximum contaminant level and World Health Organization guidelines for nitrate in… Expand
International patterns and trends in thyroid cancer incidence, 1973–2002
During the past several decades, an increasing incidence of thyroid cancer has been reported in many parts of the world. To date, no study has compared the trends in thyroid cancer incidence across… Expand
A large prospective study of meat consumption and colorectal cancer risk: an investigation of potential mechanisms underlying this association.
Although the relation between red and processed meat intake and colorectal cancer has been reported in several epidemiologic studies, very few investigated the potential mechanisms. This study… Expand
Nutrient Intakes and Adenocarcinoma of the Esophagus and Distal Stomach
We studied the relationship between nutrient intakes and adenocarcinoma of the esophagus and distal stomach among 124 esophageal adenocarcinoma cases, 124 distal stomach cancer cases, and 449… Expand
Drinking Water Nitrate and the Risk of Non‐Hodgkin's Lymphoma
- M. Ward, S. Mark, K. Cantor, D. Weisenburger, A. Correa-Villaseñor, S. Zahm
- 1 September 1996
&NA; The increasing incidence of non‐Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) in the United States is only partially explained by known risk factors. Nitrate is a contaminant of drinking water in many rural areas.… Expand
Linking environmental nutrient enrichment and disease emergence in humans and wildlife.
- P. Johnson, A. Townsend, +5 authors M. Ward
- Biology, Medicine
- Ecological applications : a publication of the…
Worldwide increases in human and wildlife diseases have challenged ecologists to understand how large-scale environmental changes affect host-parasite interactions. One of the most profound changes… Expand
Dietary patterns and adenocarcinoma of the esophagus and distal stomach.
BACKGROUND Dietary pattern analysis is a unique approach to studying relations between diet and disease. OBJECTIVE Our objective was to describe the dietary patterns of an eastern Nebraska… Expand
Meat Consumption and Risk of Esophageal and Gastric Cancer in a Large Prospective Study
- A. Cross, N. Freedman, +5 authors C. Abnet
- The American Journal of Gastroenterology
- 1 March 2011
OBJECTIVES:Red and processed meats could increase cancer risk through several potential mechanisms involving iron, heterocyclic amines, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and N-nitroso compounds.… Expand
Cigarette smoking and adenocarcinomas of the esophagus and esophagogastric junction: a pooled analysis from the international BEACON consortium.
- M. Cook, F. Kamangar, +19 authors W. Chow
- Journal of the National Cancer Institute
- 8 September 2010
BACKGROUND Previous studies that showed an association between smoking and adenocarcinomas of the esophagus and esophagogastric junction were limited in their ability to assess differences by tumor… Expand
Using Geographic Information Systems for Exposure Assessment in Environmental Epidemiology Studies
- J. Nuckols, M. Ward, L. Jarup
- Computer Science, Medicine
- Environmental health perspectives
- 15 April 2004
Geographic information systems (GIS) are being used with increasing frequency in environmental epidemiology studies. Expand