W. L. Beeson
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Alcohol, tobacco and breast cancer – collaborative reanalysis of individual data from 53 epidemiological studies, including 58 515 women with breast cancer and 95 067 women without the disease
Alcohol and tobacco consumption are closely correlated and published results on their association with breast cancer have not always allowed adequately for confounding between these exposures. Over… Expand
A possible protective effect of nut consumption on risk of coronary heart disease. The Adventist Health Study.
BACKGROUND Although dietary factors are suspected to be important determinants of coronary heart disease (CHD) risk, the direct evidence is relatively sparse. METHODS The Adventist Health Study is… Expand
Dairy foods, calcium, and colorectal cancer: a pooled analysis of 10 cohort studies.
- E. Cho, S. Smith-Warner, +22 authors D. Hunter
- Medicine, Chemistry
- Journal of the National Cancer Institute
- 7 July 2004
BACKGROUND Studies in animals have suggested that calcium may reduce the risk of colorectal cancer. However, results from epidemiologic studies of intake of calcium or dairy foods and colorectal… Expand
Cohort study of diet, lifestyle, and prostate cancer in adventist men
Dietary and lifestyle characteristics were evaluated in relation to subsequent prostatic cancer risk in a cohort of approximately 14,000 Seventh‐day Adventist men who completed a detailed lifestyle… Expand
Vegetarian dietary patterns and mortality in Adventist Health Study 2.
IMPORTANCE Some evidence suggests vegetarian dietary patterns may be associated with reduced mortality, but the relationship is not well established. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the association between… Expand
Types of dietary fat and breast cancer: A pooled analysis of cohort studies
- S. Smith-Warner, D. Spiegelman, +16 authors D. Hunter
- International journal of cancer
- 1 June 2001
Recently, there has been interest in whether intakes of specific types of fat are associated with breast cancer risk independently of other types of fat, but results have been inconsistent. We… Expand
The Association between Fatal Coronary Heart Disease and Ambient Particulate Air Pollution: Are Females at Greater Risk?
- L. Chen, S. Knutsen, +4 authors D. Abbey
- Biology, Medicine
- Environmental health perspectives
- 2 August 2005
The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of long-term ambient particulate matter (PM) on risk of fatal coronary heart disease (CHD). A cohort of 3,239 nonsmoking, non-Hispanic white adults… Expand
Meat and dairy food consumption and breast cancer: a pooled analysis of cohort studies.
- S. Missmer, S. Smith-Warner, +18 authors D. Hunter
- International journal of epidemiology
- 1 February 2002
BACKGROUND More than 20 studies have investigated the relation between meat and dairy food consumption and breast cancer risk with conflicting results. Our objective was to evaluate the risk of… Expand
Long-term ambient concentrations of total suspended particulates, ozone, and sulfur dioxide and respiratory symptoms in a nonsmoking population.
- D. Abbey, F. Petersen, P. K. Mills, W. L. Beeson
- Archives of environmental health
- 1 February 1993
Seventh-day Adventist nonsmokers, who, subsequent to 1966, had resided within 8 km (5 miles) of their 1977 residence (N = 3,914), completed the National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI) respiratory… Expand
Allergy and cancer: organ site-specific results from the Adventist Health Study.
- P. K. Mills, W. L. Beeson, G. Fraser, R. L. Phillips
- American journal of epidemiology
- 1 August 1992
The relation between allergy and risk of cancer was evaluated in a cohort study of 34,198 Seventh-day Adventists in California. Information on prevalence of asthma, hay fever, and reactions to… Expand