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Breast Cancer and the Environment on Long Island

Marilie D. Gammon, Ph.D.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, N.C.
(Formerly at Columbia University, NY)

Gammon MD, Wolff MS, Neugut AI, Terry MB, Britton JA, Greenebaum E, Hibshoosh H, Levin B, Wang Q, Santella RM. Treatment for breast cancer and blood levels of chlorinated hydrocarbonsExternal Web Site Policy. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 1996 Jun;5(6):467-71.

Gammon MD, Wolff MS, Neugut AI, Terry MB, Papadopoulos K, Levin B, Wang Q, Santella RM. Temporal variation in chlorinated hydrocarbons in healthy womenExternal Web Site Policy. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 1997 May;6(5):327-32.

Beyea J. Geographic exposure modeling: a valuable extension of geographic information systems for use in environmental epidemiologyExternal Web Site Policy. Environ Health Perspect 1999 Feb;107 Suppl 1:181-90.

Gammon MD, Neugut AI, Santella RM, Teitelbaum SL, Britton JA, Terry MB, Eng SM, Wolff MS, Stellman SD, Kabat GC, Levin B, Bradlow HL, Hatch M, Beyea J, Camann D, Trent M, Senie RT, Garbowski GC, Maffeo C, Montalvan P, Berkowitz GS, Kemeny M, Citron M, Schnabe F, Schuss A, Hajdu S, Vincguerra V, Collman GW, Obrams GI. The Long Island Breast Cancer Study Project: description of a multi-institutional collaboration to identify environmental risk factors for breast cancerExternal Web Site Policy. Breast Cancer Res Treat 2002 Jun;74(3):235-54.

Gammon MD, Santella RM, Neugut AI, Eng SM, Teitelbaum SL, Paykin A, Levin B, Terry MB, Young TL, Wang LW, Wang Q, Britton JA, Wolff MS, Stellman SD, Hatch M, Kabat GC, Senie R, Garbowski G, Maffeo C, Montalvan P, Berkowitz G, Kemeny M, Citron M, Schnabel F, Schuss A, Hajdu S, Vinceguerra V. Environmental toxins and breast cancer on Long Island. I. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon DNA adductsExternal Web Site Policy. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2002 Aug;11(8):677-85.

Gammon MD, Wolff MS, Neugut AI, Eng SM, Teitelbaum SL, Britton JA, Terry MB, Levin B, Stellman SD, Kabat GC, Hatch M, Senie R, Berkowitz G, Bradlow HL, Garbowski G, Maffeo C, Montalvan P, Kemeny M, Citron M, Schnabel F, Schuss A, Hajdu S, Vinceguerra V, Niguidula N, Ireland K, Santella RM. Environmental toxins and breast cancer on Long Island. II. Organochlorine compound levels in bloodExternal Web Site Policy. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2002 Aug;11(8):686-97.

Teitelbaum SL. Questionnaire assessment of nonoccupational pesticide exposure in epidemiologic studies of cancerExternal Web Site Policy. J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 2002 Sep;12(5):373-80.

Faraglia B, Chen SY, Gammon MD, Zhang Y, Teitelbaum SL, Neugut AI, Ahsan H, Garbowski GC, Hibshoosh H, Lin D, Kadlubar FF, Santella RM. Evaluation of 4-aminobiphenyl-DNA adducts in human breast cancer: the influence of tobacco smokeExternal Web Site Policy. Carcinogenesis 2003 Apr;24(4):719-25.

Terry MB, Gammon MD, Zhang FF, Tawfik H, Teitelbaum SL, Britton JA, Subbaramaiah K, Dannenberg AJ, Neugut AI. Association of frequency and duration of aspirin use and hormone receptor status with breast cancer riskExternal Web Site Policy. JAMA 2004 May 26;291(20):2433-40. Accompanying editorial: DuBois RN. JAMA 2004 May 26;291(20):2488-9 (not available online).

Gaudet MM, Britton JA, Kabat GC, Steck-Scott S, Eng SM, Teitelbaum SL, Terry MB, Neugut AI, Gammon MD. Fruits, vegetables, and micronutrients in relation to breast cancer modified by menopause and hormone receptor statusExternal Web Site Policy. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2004 Sep;13(9):1485-94.

Gammon MD, Eng SM, Teitelbaum SL, Britton JA, Kabat GC, Hatch M, Paykin AB, Neugut AI, Santella RM. Environmental tobacco smoke and breast cancer incidenceExternal Web Site Policy. Environ Res 2004 Oct;96(2):176-85.

Ahn J, Gammon MD, Santella RM, Gaudet MM, Britton JA, Teitelbaum SL, Terry MB, Neugut AI, Josephy PD, Ambrosone C. Myeloperoxidase genotype, fruit and vegetable consumption, and breast cancer riskExternal Web Site Policy. Cancer Res 2004 Oct 15;64(20):7634-9.

Terry MB, Gammon MD, Zhang FF, Eng SM, Sagiv SK, Paykin AB, Wang Q, Hayes S, Teitelbaum SL, Neugut AI, Santella RM. Polymorphism in the DNA repair gene XPD, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-DNA adducts, cigarette smoking, and breast cancer riskExternal Web Site Policy. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2004 Dec;13(12):2053-8.

Chen J, Gammon MD, Chan W, Palomeque C, Wetmur JG, Kabat GC, Teitelbaum SL, Britton JA, Terry MB, Neugut AI, Santella RM. One-carbon metabolism, MTHFR polymorphisms, and risk of breast cancerExternal Web Site Policy. Cancer Res 2005 Feb 15;65(4):1606-14.

Shen J, Gammon MD, Terry MB, Wang L, Wang Q, Zhang F, Teitelbaum SL, Eng SM, Sagiv SK, Gaudet MM, Neugut AI, Santella RM. Polymorphisms in XRCC1 Modify the Association between Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon-DNA Adducts, Cigarette Smoking, Dietary Antioxidants, and Breast Cancer RiskExternal Web Site Policy. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2005 Feb;14(2):336-42.

Shantakumar S, Gammon MD, Eng SM, Sagiv SK, Gaudet MM, Teitelbaum SL, Britton JA, Terry MB, Paykin A, Young TL, Wang LW, Wang Q, Stellman SD, Beyea J, Hatch M, Camann D, Prokopczyk B, Kabat GC, Levin B, Neugut AI, Santella RM. Residential environmental exposures and other characteristics associated with detectable PAH-DNA adducts in peripheral mononuclear cells in a population-based sample of adult femalesExternal Web Site Policy. J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 2005 Nov;15(6):482-90. Epub 2005 Apr 27.

Shen J, Terry MB, Gammon MD, Gaudet MM, Teitelbaum SL, Eng SM, Sagiv SK, Neugut AI, Santella RM. MGMT genotype modulates the associations between cigarette smoking, dietary antioxidants and breast cancer riskExternal Web Site Policy. Carcinogenesis 2005 Dec;26(12):2131-7. Epub 2005 Jul 13.

Eng SM, Gammon MD, Terry MB, Kushi LH, Teitelbaum SL, Britton JA, Neugut AI. Body size changes in relation to postmenopausal breast cancer among women on Long Island, New YorkExternal Web Site Policy. Am J Epidemiol 2005 Aug 1;162(3):229-37.

Wolff MS, Britton JA, Teitelbaum SL, Eng S, Deych E, Ireland K, Liu Z, Neugut AI, Santella RM, Gammon MD. Improving organochlorine biomarker models for cancer researchExternal Web Site Policy. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2005 Sep;14(9):2224-36.

Ahn J, Gammon MD, Santella RM, Gaudet MM, Britton JA, Teitelbaum SL, Terry MB, Nowell S, Davis W, Garza C, Neugut AI, Ambrosone CB. Associations between breast cancer risk and the catalase genotype, fruit and vegetable consumption, and supplement useExternal Web Site Policy. Am J Epidemiol 2005 Sep 28; [Epub ahead of print]

Terry MB, Zhang FF, Kabat G, Britton JA, Teitelbaum SL, Neugut AI, Gammon MD. Lifetime alcohol intake and breast cancer riskExternal Web Site Policy. Ann Epidemiol 2005 Oct 13; [Epub ahead of print]

Ahn J, Gammon MD, Santella RM, Gaudet MM, Britton JA, Teitelbaum SL, Terry MB, Neugut AI, Ambrosone CB. No association between glutathione peroxidase Pro198Leu polymorphism and breast cancer riskExternal Web Site Policy. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2005 Oct;14(10):2459-61. (No abstract available.)

Gaudet MM, Gammon MD, Santella RM, Britton JA, Teitelbaum SL, Eng SM, Terry MB, Bensen JT, Schroeder J, Olshan AF, Neugut AI, Ambrosone CB. MnSOD Val-9Ala genotype, pro- and anti-oxidant environmental modifiers, and breast cancer among women on Long Island, New YorkExternal Web Site Policy. Cancer Causes Control 2005 Dec;16(10):1225-34.

Cleveland RJ, Gammon MD, Edmiston SN, Teitelbaum SL, Britton JA, Terry MB, Eng SM, Neugut AI, Santella RM, Conway K. IGF1 CA repeat polymorphisms, lifestyle factors and breast cancer risk in the Long Island Breast Cancer Study ProjectExternal Web Site Policy. Carcinogenesis 2005 Dec 6; [Epub ahead of print]

Santella RM, Gammon M, Terry M, Senie R, Shen J, Kennedy D, Agrawal M, Faraglia B, Zhang FF. DNA adducts, DNA repair genotype/phenotype and cancer riskExternal Web Site Policy. Mutat Res 2005 Dec 30;592 (1-2): 29-35.

Kabat GC, O'Leary ES, Gammon MD, Sepkovic DW, Teitelbaum SL, Britton JA, Terry MB, Neugut AI, Bradlow HL. Estrogen metabolism and breast cancerExternal Web Site Policy. Epidemiology 2006 Jan;17(1):80-8.

Terry MB, Gammon MD, Zhang FF, Knight JA, Wang Q, Britton JA, Teitelbaum SL, Neugut AI, Santella RM. ADH3 genotype, alcohol intake, and breast cancer riskExternal Web Site Policy. Carcinogenesis 2006 Apr;27(4):840-7. Epub 2005 Dec 12.

Cleveland RJ, Gammon MD, Edmiston SN, Teitelbaum SL, Britton JA, Terry MB, Eng SM, Neugut AI, Santella RM, Conway K. IGF1 CA repeat polymorphisms, lifestyle factors and breast cancer risk in the Long Island Breast Cancer Study ProjectExternal Web Site Policy. Carcinogenesis 2006 Apr;27(4):758-765; [Epub 2005 Dec 6]

Ahn J, Gammon MD, Santella RM, Gaudet MM, Britton JA, Teitelbaum SL, Terry MB, Neugut AI, Eng SM, Zhang Y, Garza C, Ambrosone CB. Effects of glutathione S-transferase A1 (GSTA1) genotype and potential modifiers on breast cancer riskExternal Web Site Policy. Carcinogenesis 2006 Sep;27(9):1876-82. Epub 2006 Apr 19.

Rossner P Jr, Terry MB, Gammon MD, Zhang FF, Teitelbaum SL, Eng SM, Sagiv SK, Gaudet MM, Neugut AI, Santella RM. OGG1 polymorphisms and breast cancer risk.External Web Site Policy Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2006 Apr;15(4):811-5.

Rossner P Jr, Gammon MD, Terry MB, Agrawal M, Zhang FF, Teitelbaum SL, Eng SM, Gaudet MM, Neugut AI, Santella RM. Relationship between urinary 15-F2t-isoprostane and 8-oxodeoxyguanosine levels and breast cancer riskExternal Web Site Policy. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2006 Apr;15(4):639-44.

Beyea J, Hatch M, Stellman SD, Santella RM, Teitelbaum SL, Prokopczyk B, Camann D, Gammon MD. Validation and calibration of a model used to reconstruct historical exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons for use in epidemiologic studiesExternal Web Site Policy. Environ Health Perspect. 2006 Jul;114(7):1053-8.

Shen J, Beth Terry M, Gammon MD, Gaudet MM, Teitelbaum SL, Eng SM, Sagiv SK, Neugut AI, Santella RM. IGHMBP2 Thr671Ala polymorphism might be a modifier for the effects of cigarette smoking and PAH-DNA adducts to breast cancer riskExternal Web Site Policy. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2006 Sep;99(1):1-7. Epub 2006 Jun 5.

Gaudet MM, Bensen JT, Schroeder J, Olshan AF, Terry MB, Eng SM, Teitelbaum SL, Britton JA, Lehman TA, Neugut AI, Ambrosone CB, Santella RM, Gammon MD. Catechol-O-methyltransferase haplotypes and breast cancer among women on Long Island, New YorkExternal Web Site Policy. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2006 Sep;99(2):235-40. Epub 2006 Apr 5.

Shantakumar S, Terry MB, Teitelbaum SL, Britton JA, Millikan RC, Moorman PG, Neugut AI, Gammon MD. Reproductive factors and breast cancer risk among older womenExternal Web Site Policy. Breast Cancer Res Treat 2006 Oct 11; [Epub ahead of print]

Shen J, Gammon MD, Terry MB, Teitelbaum SL, Neugut AI, Santella RM. Genetic polymorphisms in the cyclooxygenase-2 gene, use of NSAIDs and breast cancer riskExternal Web Site Policy. Breast Cancer Res 2006 Dec 20;8(6):R71 [Epub ahead of print]

Fink BN, Steck SE, Wolff MS, Kabat GC, Gammon MD. Construction of a flavonoid database for assessing intake in a population-based sample of women on Long Island, New YorkExternal Web Site Policy. Nutr Cancer 2006;56(1):57-66.

Teitelbaum SL, Gammon MD, Britton JA, Neugut AI, Levin B, Stellman SD. Reported Residential Pesticide Use and Breast Cancer Risk on Long Island, New YorkExternal Web Site Policy. Am J Epidemiol 2006 Dec 13; [Epub ahead of print]

Fink BN, Steck SE, Wolff MS, Britton JA, Kabat GC, Gaudet MM, Abrahamson PE, Bell P, Schroeder JC, Teitelbaum SL, Neugut AI, Gammon MD. Dietary Flavonoid Intake and Breast Cancer Risk among Women on Long IslandExternal Web Site Policy. Am J Epidemiol 2006 Dec 11; [Epub ahead of print]

Xu X, Gammon MD, Zhang H, Wetmur JG, Rao M, Teitelbaum SL, Britton JA, Neugut AI, Santella RM, Chen J. Polymorphisms of one-carbon-metabolizing genes and risk of breast cancer in a population-based studyExternal Web Site Policy. Carcinogenesis. 2007 Jul;28(7):1504-9. Epub 2007 Mar 19.

Xu X, Gammon MD, Wetmur JG, Rao M, Gaudet MM, Teitelbaum SL, Britton JA, Neugut AI, Santella RM, Chen J. A functional 19-base pair deletion polymorphism of dihydrofolate reductase (DHFR) and risk of breast cancer in multivitamin usersExternal Web Site Policy. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007 Apr;85(4):1098-102.

Terry MB, Perrin M, Salafia CM, Zhang FF, Neugut AI, Teitelbaum SL, Britton J, Gammon MD. Preeclampsia, pregnancy-related hypertension, and breast cancer riskExternal Web Site Policy. Am J Epidemiol. 2007 May 1;165(9):1007-14. Epub 2007 Feb 6.

Shantakumar S, Terry MB, Paykin A, Teitelbaum SL, Britton JA, Moorman PG, Kritchevsky SB, Neugut AI, Gammon MD. Age and menopausal effects of hormonal birth control and hormone replacement therapy in relation to breast cancer riskExternal Web Site Policy. Am J Epidemiol. 2007 May 15;165(10):1187-98. Epub 2007 Mar 3.

Steck SE, Gaudet MM, Eng SM, Britton JA, Teitelbaum SL, Neugut AI, Santella RM, Gammon MD. Cooked meat and risk of breast cancer--lifetime versus recent dietary intakeExternal Web Site Policy. Epidemiology. 2007 May;18(3):373-82.

Steck SE, Gaudet MM, Britton JA, Teitelbaum SL, Terry MB, Neugut AI, Santella RM, Gammon MD. Interactions among GSTM1, GSTT1 and GSTP1 polymorphisms, cruciferous vegetable intake and breast cancer riskExternal Web Site Policy. Carcinogenesis. 2007 Sep;28(9):1954-9. Epub 2007 Aug 11.

Rossner P Jr, Terry MB, Gammon MD, Agrawal M, Zhang FF, Ferris JS, Teitelbaum SL, Eng SM, Gaudet MM, Neugut AI, Santella RM. Plasma protein carbonyl levels and breast cancer riskExternal Web Site Policy. J Cell Mol Med. 2007 Sep-Oct;11(5):1138-48.

Crew KD, Gammon MD, Terry MB, Zhang FF, Zablotska LB, Agrawal M, Shen J, Long CM, Eng SM, Sagiv SK, Teitelbaum SL, Neugut AI, Santella RM. Polymorphisms in nucleotide excision repair genes, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-DNA adducts, and breast cancer riskExternal Web Site Policy. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2007 Oct;16(10):2033-41.

Crew KD, Gammon MD, Terry MB, Zhang FF, Agrawal M, Eng SM, Sagiv SK, Teitelbaum SL, Neugut AI, Santella RM. Genetic polymorphisms in the apoptosis-associated genes FAS and FASL and breast cancer riskExternal Web Site Policy. Carcinogenesis. 2007 Dec;28(12):2548-51. Epub 2007 Oct 24.

Xu X, Gammon MD, Zeisel SH, Lee YL, Wetmur JG, Teitelbaum SL, Bradshaw PT, Neugut AI, Santella RM, Chen J. Choline metabolism and risk of breast cancer in a population-based studyExternal Web Site Policy. FASEB J. 2008 Jun;22(6):2045-52. Epub 2008 Jan 29.

Gammon MD, Fink BN, Steck SE, Wolff MS. Soy intake and breast cancer: elucidation of an unanswered questionExternal Web Site Policy. Br J Cancer. 2008 Jan 15;98(1):2-3. Epub 2008 Jan 8. (No abstract available.)

Shen J, Gammon MD, Terry MB, Teitelbaum SL, Eng SM, Neugut AI, Santella RM. Xeroderma pigmentosum complementation group C genotypes/diplotypes play no independent or interaction role with polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons-DNA adducts for breast cancer riskExternal Web Site Policy. Eur J Cancer. 2008 Mar;44(5):710-7. Epub 2007 Nov 28.

Chen Y, Gammon MD, Teitelbaum SL, Britton JA, Terry MB, Shantakumar S, Eng SM, Wang Q, Gurvich I, Neugut AI, Santella RM, Ahsan H. Estrogen-biosynthesis gene CYP17 and its interactions with reproductive, hormonal and lifestyle factors in breast cancer risk: results from the Long Island Breast Cancer Study ProjectExternal Web Site Policy. Carcinogenesis. 2008 Apr;29(4):766-71. Epub 2008 Feb 14.

Gaudet MM, Gammon MD, Bensen JT, Sagiv SK, Shantakumar S, Teitelbaum SL, Eng SM, Neugut AI, Santella RM. Genetic variation of TP53, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-related exposures, and breast cancer risk among women on Long Island, New YorkExternal Web Site Policy. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2008 Mar;108(1):93-9. Epub 2007 Jul 12.

Gammon MD, Santella RM. PAH, genetic susceptibility and breast cancer risk: an update from the Long Island Breast Cancer Study ProjectExternal Web Site Policy. Eur J Cancer. 2008 Mar;44(5):636-40. Epub 2008 Mar 7. (No abstract available.)

Beyea J, Stellman SD, Hatch M, Gammon MD. Airborne emissions from 1961 to 2004 of benzo[a]pyrene from U.S. vehicles per km of travel based on tunnel studiesExternal Web Site Policy. Environ Sci Technol. 2008 Oct 1;42(19):7315-20.

Vo TT, Gladen BC, Cooper GS, Baird DD, Daniels JL, Gammon MD, Richardson DB. Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane and polychlorinated biphenyls: intraindividual changes, correlations, and predictors in healthy women from the southeastern United StatesExternal Web Site Policy. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2008 Oct;17(10):2729-36.

Golembesky AK, Gammon MD, North KE, Bensen JT, Schroeder JC, Teitelbaum SL, Neugut AI, Santella RM. Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-alpha (PPARA) genetic polymorphisms and breast cancer risk: a Long Island ancillary studyExternal Web Site Policy. Carcinogenesis. 2008 Oct;29(10):1944-9. Epub 2008 Jun 26.

McCarty KM, Santella RM, Steck SE, Cleveland RJ, Ahn J, Ambrosone CB, North K, Sagiv SK, Eng SM, Teitelbaum SL, Neugut AI, Gammon MD. PAH-DNA adducts, cigarette smoking, GST polymorphisms, and breast cancer riskExternal Web Site Policy. Environ Health Perspect. 2009 Apr;117(4):552-8. Epub 2008 Dec 10.

Bradshaw PT, Sagiv SK, Kabat GC, Satia JA, Britton JA, Teitelbaum SL, Neugut AI, Gammon MD. Consumption of sweet foods and breast cancer risk: a case-control study of women on Long Island, New YorkExternal Web Site Policy. Cancer Causes Control. 2009 Apr 23. [Epub ahead of print]

Shen J, Gammon MD, Terry MB, Wang Q, Bradshaw P, Teitelbaum SL, Neugut AI, Santella RM. Telomere length, oxidative damage, antioxidants and breast cancer riskExternal Web Site Policy. Int J Cancer. 2009 Apr 1;124(7):1637-43.

Crew KD, Gammon MD, Steck SE, Hershman DL, Cremers S, Dworakowski E, Shane E, Terry MB, Desai M, Teitelbaum SL, Neugut AI, Santella RM. Association between plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D and breast cancer riskExternal Web Site Policy. Cancer Prev Res (Phila Pa). 2009 Jun;2(6):598-604. Epub 2009 May 26.

  • The citations above for the parent study "Breast Cancer and the Environment on Long Island" are current as of August, 2009. For information on papers published after this date, please, access the National Library of Medicine's PubMedExternal Web Site Policy scientific literature database. In the "for" box insert the grant number CA066572.

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Breast Cancer and the Environment on Long Island Follow-up Study

Marilie D. Gammon, Ph.D.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, N.C.
(Formerly at Columbia University, NY)

Fink BN, Gaudet MM, Britton JA, Abrahamson PE, Teitelbaum SL, Jacobson J, Bell P, Thomas JA, Kabat GC, Neugut AI, Gammon MD. Fruits, vegetables, and micronutrient intake in relation to breast cancer survivalExternal Web Site Policy. Breast Cancer Res Treat Jul;98(2):199-208. Epub 2006 Mar 15.

Cleveland RJ, Eng SM, Abrahamson PE, Britton JA, Teitelbaum SL, Neugut AI, Gammon MD. Weight gain prior to diagnosis and survival from breast cancerExternal Web Site Policy. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2007 Sep;16(9):1803-11.

Sagiv SK, Gaudet MM, Eng SM, Abrahamson PE, Shantakumar S, Teitelbaum SL, Britton JA, Bell P, Thomas JA, Neugut AI, Santella RM, Gammon MD. Active and passive cigarette smoke and breast cancer survivalExternal Web Site Policy. Ann Epidemiol. 2007 May;17(5):385-93. Epub 2007 Mar 28.

Fink BN, Steck SE, Wolff MS, Britton JA, Kabat GC, Gaudet MM, Abrahamson PE, Bell P, Schroeder JC, Teitelbaum SL, Neugut AI, Gammon MD. Dietary flavonoid intake and breast cancer survival among women on Long IslandExternal Web Site Policy. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2007 Nov;16(11):2285-92.

Xu X, Gammon MD, Zhang Y, Bestor TH, Zeisel SH, Wetmur JG, Wallenstein S, Bradshaw PT, Garbowski G, Teitelbaum SL, Neugut AI, Santella RM, Chen J. BRCA1 promoter methylation is associated with increased mortality among women with breast cancerExternal Web Site Policy. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2009 May;115(2):397-404. Epub 2008 Jun 3.

Xu X, Gammon MD, Zeisel SH, Bradshaw PT, Wetmur JG, Teitelbaum SL, Neugut AI, Santella RM, Chen J. High intakes of choline and betaine reduce breast cancer mortality in a population-based studyExternal Web Site Policy. FASEB J. 2009 Jul 27. [Epub ahead of print]

Greenlee H, Gammon MD, Abrahamson PE, Gaudet MM, Terry MB, Hershman DL, Desai M, Teitelbaum SL, Neugut AI, Jacobson JS. Prevalence and predictors of antioxidant supplement use during breast cancer treatment: the Long Island Breast Cancer Study ProjectExternal Web Site Policy. Cancer. 2009 Jul 15;115(14):3271-82.

Xu X, Gammon MD, Wetmur JG, Bradshaw PT, Teitelbaum SL, Neugut AI, Santella RM, Chen J. B-vitamin intake, one-carbon metabolism, and survival in a population-based study of women with breast cancerExternal Web Site Policy. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2008 Aug;17(8):2109-16.

Cleveland RJ, Gammon MD, Long CM, Gaudet MM, Eng SM, Teitelbaum SL, Neugut AI, Santella RM. Common genetic variations in the LEP and LEPR genes, obesity and breast cancer incidence and survivalExternal Web Site Policy. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2009 Aug 21. [Epub ahead of print]

Rossner P Jr, Gammon MD, Zhang YJ, Terry MB, Hibshoosh H, Memeo L, Mansukhani M, Long CM, Garbowski G, Agrawal M, Kalra TS, Gaudet MM, Teitelbaum SL, Neugut AI, Santella RM. Mutations in p53, p53 protein overexpression and breast cancer survivalExternal Web Site Policy. J Cell Mol Med. 2008 Oct 16. [Epub ahead of print]

Sagiv SK, Gaudet MM, Eng SM, Abrahamson PE, Shantakumar S, Teitelbaum SL, Bell P, Thomas JA, Neugut AI, Santella RM, Gammon MD. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-DNA adducts and survival among women with breast cancerExternal Web Site Policy. Environ Res. 2009 Apr;109(3):287-91. Epub 2009 Jan 31.

  • The citations above for the "Breast Cancer and the Environment on Long Island Follow-up Study" are current as of August, 2009. For information on papers published after this date, please, access the National Library of Medicine's PubMedExternal Web Site Policy scientific literature database. In the "for" box insert the grant number CA066572.

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Electromagnetic Fields and Breast Cancer on Long Island

M. Cristina Leske, M.D., M.P.H.
Stony Brook University, NY

Schoenfeld ER, Henderson K, O'Leary E, Grimson R, Kaune W, Leske MC. Magnetic field exposure assessment: a comparison of various methodsExternal Web Site Policy. Bioelectromagnetics 1999 Dec;20(8):487-96.

Caplan LS, Schoenfeld ER, O'Leary ES, Leske C. Breast cancer and electromagnetic fields--a reviewExternal Web Site Policy. Ann Epidemiol 2000 Jan;10(1):31-44.

Schoenfeld ER, O'Leary ES, Henderson K, Grimson R, Kabat GC, Ahnn S, Kaune WT, Gammon MD, Leske MC; EBCLIS Group. Electromagnetic fields and breast cancer on Long Island: case-control studyExternal Web Site Policy. Am J Epidemiol 2003 Jul 1;158(1):47-58.

O'Leary ES, Schoenfeld ER, Henderson K, Grimson R, Kabat GC, Kaune WT, Gammon MD, Leske MC; EBCLIS Group. Wire coding in the EMF and Breast Cancer on Long Island Study: relationship to magnetic fieldsExternal Web Site Policy. J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 2003 Jul;13(4):283-93.

Kabat GC, O'Leary ES, Schoenfeld ER, Greene JM, Grimson R, Henderson K, Kaune WT, Gammon MD, Britton JA, Teitelbaum SL, Neugut AI, Leske MC; EBCLIS Group. Electric blanket use and breast cancer on Long IslandExternal Web Site Policy. Epidemiology 2003 Sep;14(5):514-20. Accompanying editorial: Sandler, D. Epidemiology 2003 Sep;14(5):509 (not available online).

O'Leary ES, Schoenfeld ER, Stevens RG, Kabat GC, Henderson K, Grimson R, Gammon MD, Leske MC. Shift Work, Light at Night, and Breast Cancer on Long Island, New YorkExternal Web Site Policy. Am J Epidemiol 2006 Aug 15;164(4):358-66. Epub 2006 Jun 15.

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Epidemiology of Breast Cancer and Serum Organochlorine and Serum Organochlorine Compounds and Breast Cancer on Long Island

Steven D. Stellman, Ph.D.
Columbia University, New York, NY
(Formerly at American Health Foundation, New York, NY)

Wolff M, Camann D, Gammon M, Stellman S. Proposed PCB Congener Groupings for Epidemiologic StudiesExternal Web Site Policy. Environmental Health Perspectives 105(1):13-14, January 1997.

Stellman SD, Djordjevic MV, Muscat JE, Gong L, Bernstein D, Citron ML, White A, Kemeny M, Busch E, Nafziger AN. Relative abundance of organochlorine pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls in adipose tissue and serum of women in Long Island, New YorkExternal Web Site Policy. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 1998 Jun;7(6):489-96.

Stellman SD, Djordjevic MV, Britton JA, Muscat JE, Citron ML, Kemeny M, Busch E, Gong L. Breast cancer risk in relation to adipose concentrations of organochlorine pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls in Long Island, New YorkExternal Web Site Policy. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2000 Nov;9(11):1241-9.

Muscat JE, Britton JA, Djordjevic MV, Citron ML, Kemeny M, Busch-Devereaux E, Pittman B, Stellman SD. Adipose concentrations of organochlorine compounds and breast cancer recurrence in Long Island, New YorkExternal Web Site Policy. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2003 Dec;12(12):1474-8.

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Environmental Exposures and Breast Cancer on Long Island

Erin S. O'Leary, Ph.D.
Stony Brook University
(Formerly at University of Buffalo, NY)

O'Leary ES, Vena JE, Freudenheim JL, Brasure J. Pesticide exposure and risk of breast cancer: a nested case-control study of residentially stable women living on Long IslandExternal Web Site Policy. Environ Res 2004 Feb;94(2):134-44.

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Organochlorine Compounds and Risk of Breast Cancer

Tongzhang Zheng, M.D., Sc.D.
Yale University, New Haven, CT

Zheng T, Holford TR, Mayne ST, Tessari J, Owens PH, Zahm SH, Zhang B, Dubrow R, Ward B, Carter D, Boyle P. Environmental exposure to hexachlorobenzene (HCB) and risk of female breast cancer in ConnecticutExternal Web Site Policy. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 1999 May;8(5):407-11.

Zheng T, Holford TR, Mayne ST, Owens PH, Ward B, Carter D, Dubrow R, Zahm SH, Boyle P, Tessari J. Beta-benzene hexachloride in breast adipose tissue and risk of breast carcinomaExternal Web Site Policy. Cancer 1999 May 15;85(10):2212-8.

Zheng T, Holford TR, Mayne ST, Ward B, Carter D, Owens PH, Dubrow R, Zahm SH, Boyle P, Archibeque S, Tessari J. DDE and DDT in breast adipose tissue and risk of female breast cancerExternal Web Site Policy. Am J Epidemiol 1999 Sep 1;150(5):453-8.

Zheng T, Holford TR, Mayne ST, Tessari J, Ward B, Carter D, Owens PH, Boyle P, Dubrow R, Archibeque-Engle S, Dawood O, Zahm SH. Risk of female breast cancer associated with serum polychlorinated biphenyls and 1,1-dichloro-2,2'-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethyleneExternal Web Site Policy. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2000 Feb;9(2):167-74.

Zheng T, Holford TR, Tessari J, Mayne ST, Owens PH, Ward B, Carter D, Boyle P, Dubrow R, Archibeque-Engle S, Zahm SH. Breast cancer risk associated with congeners of polychlorinated biphenylsExternal Web Site Policy. Am J Epidemiol 2000 Jul 1;152(1):50-8.

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Reducing Barriers to Use of Breast Cancer Screening

Dorothy S. Lane, M.D., M.P.H.
Stony Brook University, NY

Rakowski W, Andersen MR, Stoddard AM, Urban N, Rimer BK, Lane DS, Fox SA, Costanza ME. Confirmatory analysis of opinions regarding the pros and cons of mammographyExternal Web Site Policy. Health Psychol 1997 Sep;16(5):433-41.

Stoddard AM, Rimer BK, Lane D, Fox SA, Lipkus I, Luckmann R, Avrunin JS, Sprachman S, Costanza M, Urban N. Underusers of mammogram screening: stage of adoption in five U.S. subpopulationsExternal Web Site Policy. The NCI Breast Cancer Screening Consortium. Prev Med 1998 May-Jun;27(3):478-87.

Lane DS, Messina CR. Current perspectives on physician barriers to breast cancer screeningExternal Web Site Policy. J Am Board Fam Pract 1999 Jan-Feb;12(1):8-15.

Lane DS, Messina CR. Methodology for targeting physicians for interventions to improve breast cancer screeningExternal Web Site Policy. Am J Prev Med 1999 May;16(4):289-97.

Lane DS, Messina CR, Grimson R. An educational approach to improving physician breast cancer screening practices and counseling skillsExternal Web Site Policy. Patient Educ Couns 2001 Jun;43(3):287-99.

Stoddard AM, Fox SA, Costanza ME, Lane DS, Andersen MR, Urban N, Lipkus I, Rimer BK; Effectiveness of telephone counseling for mammography: results from five randomized trialsExternal Web Site Policy. NCI Breast Screening Consortium. Prev Med 2002 Jan;34(1):90-9.

Messina CR, Lane DS, Grimson R. Effectiveness of women's telephone counseling and physician education to improve mammography screening among women who underuse mammographyExternal Web Site Policy. Ann Behav Med 2002 Fall;24(4):279-89.

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Estrogen Metabolites as Biomarkers for Breast Cancer Risk
(Breast Cancer Risk and Inducibility of P450s)

H. Leon Bradlow, Ph.D.
Strang Cancer Prevention Laboratory, New York, NY, and
Geoffrey Kabat, Ph.D.
Stony Brook University, NY

Kabat GC, Chang CJ, Sparano JA, Sepkovie DW, Hu XP, Khalil A, Rosenblatt R, Bradlow HL. Urinary estrogen metabolites and breast cancer: a case-control studyExternal Web Site Policy. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 1997 Jul;6(7):505-9.

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Regulation of Scatter Factor Expression in Breast Cancer

Eliot M. Rosen, M.D., Ph.D.
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New Hyde Park, NY

Yao Y, Jin L, Fuchs A, Joseph A, Hastings HM, Goldberg ID, Rosen EM. Scatter factor protein levels in human breast cancers: clinicopathological and biological correlationsExternal Web Site Policy. Am J Pathol 1996 Nov;149(5):1707-17.

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RDA Analysis of Breast Cancer

Michael H. Wigler, Ph.D.
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Cold Spring Harbor, NY

Lisitsyn NA, Lisitsina NM, Dalbagni G, Barker P, Sanchez CA, Gnarra J, Linehan WM, Reid BJ, Wigler MH. Comparative genomic analysis of tumors: detection of DNA losses and amplificationExternal Web Site Policy. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1995 Jan 3;92(1):151-5.

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New Statistical Methodology for Determining Cancer Clusters

Martin Kulldorff, Ph.D.
University of Connecticut Health Center
School of Medicine, Farmington, CT
(Formerly at the National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Md.)

Kulldorff M, Feuer EJ, Miller BA, Freedman LS. Breast cancer clusters in the northeast United States: a geographic analysisExternal Web Site Policy. Am J Epidemiol 1997 Jul 15;146(2):161-70.

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Geographic Influences on Women's Health

Susan R. Sturgeon, Dr.P.H.
University of Massachusetts
School of Public Health, Amherst, Mass.
(Formerly at the National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Md.)

Sturgeon SR, Graubard BI, Schairer C, McAdams M, Hoover RN, Gail MH. Population-density and county-level variation in breast cancer mortality rates among white women residing in the Northeastern and Southern United StatesExternal Web Site Policy. Cancer Causes Control 2003 Dec;14(10):923-31.

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