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    • Androgen Receptor Cytosine, Adenine, Guanine Repeats, and Haplotypes in Relation to Ovarian Cancer Risk 

      Terry, Kathryn Lynne; De Vivo, Immaculata; Titus-Ernstoff, Linda; Shih, Mei-Chiung; Cramer, Daniel William (American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), 2005)
      Biological and epidemiologic evidence suggest that androgen or its receptor may play a role in ovarian cancer pathogenesis. The most notable genetic factor influencing androgen receptor (AR) activity is the functional ...
    • Body Mass Index Genetic Risk Score and Endometrial Cancer Risk 

      Prescott, Jennifer; Setiawan, Veronica W.; Wentzensen, Nicolas; Schumacher, Fredrick; Yu, Herbert; Delahanty, Ryan; Bernstein, Leslie; Chanock, Stephen J.; Chen, Chu; Cook, Linda S.; Friedenreich, Christine; Garcia-Closas, Monserrat; Haiman, Christopher A.; Le Marchand, Loic; Liang, Xiaolin; Lissowska, Jolanta; Lu, Lingeng; Magliocco, Anthony M.; Olson, Sara H.; Risch, Harvey A.; Shu, Xiao-Ou; Ursin, Giske; Yang, Hannah P.; Kraft, Peter; De Vivo, Immaculata (Public Library of Science, 2015)
      Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified common variants that predispose individuals to a higher body mass index (BMI), an independent risk factor for endometrial cancer. Composite genotype risk scores (GRS) ...
    • Breast cancer susceptibility alleles and ovarian cancer risk in 2 study populations 

      Gates, Margaret A.; Tworoger, Shelley Slate; Terry, Kathryn Lynne; De Vivo, Immaculata; Hunter, David J.; Hankinson, Susan Elizabeth; Cramer, Daniel William (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009)
      Recent genome-wide scans identified several novel breast cancer risk alleles, including variants of the FGFR2, MAP3K1, and LSP1 genes, and a study of associations between these alleles and characteristics of breast cancer ...
    • Coffee intake, variants in genes involved in caffeine metabolism, and the risk of epithelial ovarian cancer 

      Kotsopoulos, Joanne; Vitonis, Allison F.; Terry, Kathryn Lynne; De Vivo, Immaculata; Cramer, Daniel William; Hankinson, Susan Elizabeth; Tworoger, Shelley Slate (Springer Science + Business Media, 2008)
      We evaluated whether genetic variability, as well as menopausal status, modify the association between coffee intake and risk of ovarian cancer. Risk factor information and biologic specimens from three large epidemiological ...
    • Evidence of Differential Effects of Vitamin D Receptor Variants on Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Risk by Predicted Vitamin D Status 

      Prescott, Jennifer; Bertrand, Kimberly A.; Reid, Brett M.; Permuth-Wey, Jennifer; De Vivo, Immaculata; Cramer, Daniel W.; Terry, Kathryn L.; Tworoger, Shelley S. (Frontiers Media S.A., 2014)
      Introduction: Experimental studies suggest vitamin D inhibits ovarian carcinogenesis. Yet, epidemiologic studies of ovarian cancer risk and lifestyle correlates of vitamin D status, plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D], ...
    • Exome-Wide Association Study of Endometrial Cancer in a Multiethnic Population 

      Chen, Maxine M.; Crous-Bou, Marta; Setiawan, Veronica W.; Prescott, Jennifer; Olson, Sara H.; Wentzensen, Nicolas; Black, Amanda; Brinton, Louise; Chen, Chu; Chen, Constance; Cook, Linda S.; Doherty, Jennifer; Friedenreich, Christine M.; Hankinson, Susan E.; Hartge, Patricia; Henderson, Brian E.; Hunter, David J.; Le Marchand, Loic; Liang, Xiaolin; Lissowska, Jolanta; Lu, Lingeng; Orlow, Irene; Petruzella, Stacey; Polidoro, Silvia; Pooler, Loreall; Rebbeck, Timothy R.; Risch, Harvey; Sacerdote, Carlotta; Schumacher, Frederick; Sheng, Xin; Shu, Xiao-ou; Weiss, Noel S.; Xia, Lucy; Van Den Berg, David; Yang, Hannah P.; Yu, Herbert; Chanock, Stephen; Haiman, Christopher; Kraft, Peter; De Vivo, Immaculata (Public Library of Science, 2014)
      Endometrial cancer (EC) contributes substantially to total burden of cancer morbidity and mortality in the United States. Family history is a known risk factor for EC, thus genetic factors may play a role in EC pathogenesis. ...
    • Female chromosome X mosaicism is age-related and preferentially affects the inactivated X chromosome 

      Machiela, Mitchell J.; Zhou, Weiyin; Karlins, Eric; Sampson, Joshua N.; Freedman, Neal D.; Yang, Qi; Hicks, Belynda; Dagnall, Casey; Hautman, Christopher; Jacobs, Kevin B.; Abnet, Christian C.; Aldrich, Melinda C.; Amos, Christopher; Amundadottir, Laufey T.; Arslan, Alan A.; Beane-Freeman, Laura E.; Berndt, Sonja I.; Black, Amanda; Blot, William J.; Bock, Cathryn H.; Bracci, Paige M.; Brinton, Louise A.; Bueno-de-Mesquita, H Bas; Burdett, Laurie; Buring, Julie E.; Butler, Mary A.; Canzian, Federico; Carreón, Tania; Chaffee, Kari G.; Chang, I-Shou; Chatterjee, Nilanjan; Chen, Chu; Chen, Constance; Chen, Kexin; Chung, Charles C.; Cook, Linda S.; Crous Bou, Marta; Cullen, Michael; Davis, Faith G.; De Vivo, Immaculata; Ding, Ti; Doherty, Jennifer; Duell, Eric J.; Epstein, Caroline G.; Fan, Jin-Hu; Figueroa, Jonine D.; Fraumeni, Joseph F.; Friedenreich, Christine M.; Fuchs, Charles S.; Gallinger, Steven; Gao, Yu-Tang; Gapstur, Susan M.; Garcia-Closas, Montserrat; Gaudet, Mia M.; Gaziano, J. Michael; Giles, Graham G.; Gillanders, Elizabeth M.; Giovannucci, Edward L.; Goldin, Lynn; Goldstein, Alisa M.; Haiman, Christopher A.; Hallmans, Goran; Hankinson, Susan E.; Harris, Curtis C.; Henriksson, Roger; Holly, Elizabeth A.; Hong, Yun-Chul; Hoover, Robert N.; Hsiung, Chao A.; Hu, Nan; Hu, Wei; Hunter, David J.; Hutchinson, Amy; Jenab, Mazda; Johansen, Christoffer; Khaw, Kay-Tee; Kim, Hee Nam; Kim, Yeul Hong; Kim, Young Tae; Klein, Alison P.; Klein, Robert; Koh, Woon-Puay; Kolonel, Laurence N.; Kooperberg, Charles; Kraft, Peter; Krogh, Vittorio; Kurtz, Robert C.; LaCroix, Andrea; Lan, Qing; Landi, Maria Teresa; Marchand, Loic Le; Li, Donghui; Liang, Xiaolin; Liao, Linda M.; Lin, Dongxin; Liu, Jianjun; Lissowska, Jolanta; Lu, Lingeng; Magliocco, Anthony M.; Malats, Nuria; Matsuo, Keitaro; McNeill, Lorna H.; McWilliams, Robert R.; Melin, Beatrice S.; Mirabello, Lisa; Moore, Lee; Olson, Sara H.; Orlow, Irene; Park, Jae Yong; Patiño-Garcia, Ana; Peplonska, Beata; Peters, Ulrike; Petersen, Gloria M.; Pooler, Loreall; Prescott, Jennifer; Prokunina-Olsson, Ludmila; Purdue, Mark P.; Qiao, You-Lin; Rajaraman, Preetha; Real, Francisco X.; Riboli, Elio; Risch, Harvey A.; Rodriguez-Santiago, Benjamin; Ruder, Avima M.; Savage, Sharon A.; Schumacher, Fredrick; Schwartz, Ann G.; Schwartz, Kendra L.; Seow, Adeline; Wendy Setiawan, Veronica; Severi, Gianluca; Shen, Hongbing; Sheng, Xin; Shin, Min-Ho; Shu, Xiao-Ou; Silverman, Debra T.; Spitz, Margaret R.; Stevens, Victoria L.; Stolzenberg-Solomon, Rachael; Stram, Daniel; Tang, Ze-Zhong; Taylor, Philip R.; Teras, Lauren R.; Tobias, Geoffrey S.; Van Den Berg, David; Visvanathan, Kala; Wacholder, Sholom; Wang, Jiu-Cun; Wang, Zhaoming; Wentzensen, Nicolas; Wheeler, William; White, Emily; Wiencke, John K.; Wolpin, Brian M.; Wong, Maria Pik; Wu, Chen; Wu, Tangchun; Wu, Xifeng; Wu, Yi-Long; Wunder, Jay S.; Xia, Lucy; Yang, Hannah P.; Yang, Pan-Chyr; Yu, Kai; Zanetti, Krista A.; Zeleniuch-Jacquotte, Anne; Zheng, Wei; Zhou, Baosen; Ziegler, Regina G.; Perez-Jurado, Luis A.; Caporaso, Neil E.; Rothman, Nathaniel; Tucker, Margaret; Dean, Michael C.; Yeager, Meredith; Chanock, Stephen J. (Nature Publishing Group, 2016)
      To investigate large structural clonal mosaicism of chromosome X, we analysed the SNP microarray intensity data of 38,303 women from cancer genome-wide association studies (20,878 cases and 17,425 controls) and detected ...
    • Fried food consumption, genetic risk, and body mass index: gene-diet interaction analysis in three US cohort studies 

      Qi, Qibin; Chu, Audrey Y; Kang, Jae H; Huang, Jinyan; Rose, Lynda M; Jensen, Majken K; Liang, Liming; Curhan, Gary C; Pasquale, Louis R; Wiggs, Janey L; De Vivo, Immaculata; Chan, Andrew T; Choi, Hyon K; Tamimi, Rulla M; Ridker, Paul M; Hunter, David J; Willett, Walter C; Rimm, Eric B; Chasman, Daniel I; Hu, Frank B; Qi, Lu (BMJ Publishing Group Ltd., 2014)
      Objective: To examine the interactions between genetic predisposition and consumption of fried food in relation to body mass index (BMI) and obesity. Design: Prospective cohort study. Setting: Health professionals in the ...
    • Genetic polymorphisms in PTPN22, PADI-4, and CTLA-4 and risk for rheumatoid arthritis in two longitudinal cohort studies: evidence of gene-environment interactions with heavy cigarette smoking 

      Costenbader, Karen Harte; Chang, Shun-Chiao; De Vivo, Immaculata; Plenge, Robert M.; Karlson, Elizabeth Wood (BioMed Central, 2008)
      Introduction: PTPN22, PADI-4, and CTLA-4 have been associated with risk for rheumatoid arthritis (RA). We investigated whether polymorphisms in these genes were associated with RA in Caucasian women included in two large ...
    • Genetic Predisposition to Higher Body Mass Index or Type 2 Diabetes and Leukocyte Telomere Length in the Nurses' Health Study 

      Du, Mengmeng; Prescott, Jennifer; Cornelis, Marilyn; Hankinson, Susan Elizabeth; Giovannucci, Edward L.; Kraft, Phillip L.; De Vivo, Immaculata (Public Library of Science, 2013)
      Background: Although cross-sectional studies have linked higher body mass index (BMI) and type 2 diabetes (T2D) to shortened telomeres, whether these metabolic conditions play a causal role in telomere biology is unknown. ...
    • Genetic variation in telomere maintenance genes in relation to ovarian cancer survival 

      Harris, Holly Ruth; De Vivo, Immaculata; Titus, Linda J.; Vitonis, Allison F.; Wong, Jason; Cramer, Daniel William; Terry, Kathryn Lynne (e-Century Publishing, 2012)
      Telomeres are repetitive non-coding DNA sequences at the ends of chromosomes that provide protection against chromosomal instability. Telomere length and stability are influenced by proteins, including telomerase which is ...
    • Genetic Variation in the Progesterone Receptor Gene and Ovarian Cancer Risk 

      Terry, Kathryn Lynne; De Vivo, Immaculata; Titus-Ernstoff, L.; Sluss, Patrick M.; Cramer, Daniel William (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2005)
      Evidence suggests a role for progesterone in ovarian cancer development. Progesterone exerts its effect on target cells by interacting with its receptor. Thus, genetic variations that may cause alterations in the biologic ...
    • Genetics and Genomics of Endometrial Cancer 

      Chen, Maxine M. (2016-05-07)
      Endometrial cancer (EC) is the most common gynecological cancer among women in the developed world and is hypothesized to arise from excess estrogen exposure from established risk factors like estrogen-only hormone therapy ...
    • Genome-wide association analysis identifies TXNRD2, ATXN2 and FOXC1 as susceptibility loci for primary open angle glaucoma 

      Cooke Bailey, Jessica N.; Loomis, Stephanie J.; Kang, Jae H.; Allingham, R. Rand; Gharahkhani, Puya; Khor, Chiea Chuen; Burdon, Kathryn P.; Aschard, Hugues; Chasman, Daniel I.; Igo, Robert P.; Hysi, Pirro G.; Glastonbury, Craig A.; Ashley-Koch, Allison; Brilliant, Murray; Brown, Andrew A.; Budenz, Donald L.; Buil, Alfonso; Cheng, Ching-Yu; Choi, Hyon; Christen, William G.; Curhan, Gary; De Vivo, Immaculata; Fingert, John H.; Foster, Paul J.; Fuchs, Charles; Gaasterland, Douglas; Gaasterland, Terry; Hewitt, Alex W.; Hu, Frank; Hunter, David J.; Khawaja, Anthony P.; Lee, Richard K.; Li, Zheng; Lichter, Paul R.; Mackey, David A.; McGuffin, Peter; Mitchell, Paul; Moroi, Sayoko E.; Perera, Shamira A.; Pepper, Keating W.; Qi, Qibin; Realini, Tony; Richards, Julia E.; Ridker, Paul M; Rimm, Eric; Ritch, Robert; Ritchie, Marylyn; Schuman, Joel S.; Scott, William K.; Singh, Kuldev; Sit, Arthur J.; Song, Yeunjoo E.; Tamimi, Rulla M.; Topouzis, Fotis; Viswanathan, Ananth C.; Verma, Shefali Setia; Vollrath, Douglas; Wang, Jie Jin; Weisschuh, Nicole; Wissinger, Bernd; Wollstein, Gadi; Wong, Tien Y.; Yaspan, Brian L.; Zack, Donald J.; Zhang, Kang; Weinreb, Robert N.; Pericak-Vance, Margaret A.; Small, Kerrin; Hammond, Christopher J.; Aung, Tin; Liu, Yutao; Vithana, Eranga N.; MacGregor, Stuart; Craig, Jamie E.; Kraft, Peter; Howell, Gareth; Hauser, Michael A.; Pasquale, Louis R.; Haines, Jonathan L.; Wiggs, Janey L. (2015)
      Primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) is a leading cause of blindness world-wide. To identify new susceptibility loci, we meta-analyzed GWAS results from 8 independent studies from the United States (3,853 cases and 33,480 ...
    • A Genome-Wide Association Meta-Analysis of Circulating Sex Hormone–Binding Globulin Reveals Multiple Loci Implicated in Sex Steroid Hormone Regulation 

      Coviello, Andrea D.; Haring, Robin; Wellons, Melissa; Vaidya, Dhananjay; Lehtimäki, Terho; Keildson, Sarah; Lunetta, Kathryn L.; He, Chunyan; Fornage, Myriam; Lagou, Vasiliki; Mangino, Massimo; Onland-Moret, N. Charlotte; Eriksson, Joel; Garcia, Melissa; Liu, Yong Mei; Koster, Annemarie; Lohman, Kurt; Lyytikäinen, Leo-Pekka; Petersen, Ann-Kristin; Stolk, Lisette; Vandenput, Liesbeth; Wood, Andrew R.; Zhuang, Wei Vivian; Ruokonen, Aimo; Hartikainen, Anna-Liisa; Pouta, Anneli; Bandinelli, Stefania; Biffar, Reiner; Brabant, Georg; Chen, Yuhui; Cummings, Steven; Ferrucci, Luigi; Gunter, Marc J.; Martikainen, Hannu; Homuth, Georg; Illig, Thomas; Jansson, John-Olov; Karlsson, Magnus; Kettunen, Johannes; Liu, Jingmin; Ljunggren, Östen; Lorentzon, Mattias; Maggio, Marcello; Markus, Marcello R. P.; Mellström, Dan; Miljkovic, Iva; Mirel, Daniel; Morin Papunen, Laure; Peeters, Petra H. M.; Prokopenko, Inga; Raffel, Leslie; Reincke, Martin; Reiner, Alex P.; Rivadeneira, Fernando; Schwartz, Stephen M.; Siscovick, David; Soranzo, Nicole; Stöckl, Doris; Uitterlinden, André G.; van Gils, Carla H.; Vasan, Ramachandran S.; Wichmann, H.-Erich; Zhai, Guangju; Bhasin, Shalender; Bidlingmaier, Martin; Chanock, Stephen J.; Harris, Tamara B.; Kähönen, Mika; Liu, Simin; Ouyang, Pamela; Spector, Tim D.; van der Schouw, Yvonne T.; Viikari, Jorma; Wallaschofski, Henri; McCarthy, Mark I.; Frayling, Timothy M.; Murray, Anna; Franks, Steve; Järvelin, Marjo-Riitta; de Jong, Frank H.; Raitakari, Olli; Teumer, Alexander; Ohlsson, Claes; Murabito, Joanne M.; Perry, John R. B.; Chen, Brian; Prescott, Jennifer; Cox, David G.; Hankinson, Susan Elizabeth; Hofman, Albert; Johnson, Andrew D.; Karasik, David; Kiel, Douglas P.; Nelson, Sarah; Rexrode, Kathryn Marian; Tworoger, Shelley Slate; De Vivo, Immaculata; Hunter, David J.; Kraft, Peter (Public Library of Science, 2012)
      Sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) is a glycoprotein responsible for the transport and biologic availability of sex steroid hormones, primarily testosterone and estradiol. SHBG has been associated with chronic diseases ...
    • A genome-wide association study identifies a new ovarian cancer susceptibility locus on 9p22.2 

      Song, Honglin; Ramus, Susan J; Tyrer, Jonathan; Bolton, Kelly L; Gentry-Maharaj, Aleksandra; Wozniak, Eva; Anton-Culver, Hoda; Chang-Claude, Jenny; Cramer, Daniel William; DiCioccio, Richard; Dörk, Thilo; Goode, Ellen L; Goodman, Marc T; Schildkraut, Joellen M; Sellers, Thomas; Baglietto, Laura; Beckmann, Matthias W; Beesley, Jonathan; Blaakaer, Jan; Carney, Michael E; Chanock, Stephen; Chen, Zhihua; Cunningham, Julie M; Dicks, Ed; Doherty, Jennifer A; Dürst, Matthias; Ekici, Arif B; Fenstermacher, David; Fridley, Brooke L; Giles, Graham; Gore, Martin E; De Vivo, Immaculata; Hillemanns, Peter; Hogdall, Claus; Hogdall, Estrid; Iversen, Edwin S; Jacobs, Ian J; Jakubowska, Anna; Li, Dong; Lissowska, Jolanta; Lubiński, , Jan; Lurie, Galina; McGuire, Valerie; McLaughlin, John; Mędrek, Krzysztof; Moorman, Patricia G; Moysich, Kirsten; Narod, Steven; Phelan, Catherine; Pye, Carole; Risch, Harvey; Runnebaum, Ingo B; Severi, Gianluca; Southey, Melissa; Stram, Daniel O; Thiel, Falk C; Terry, Kathryn Lynne; Tsai, Ya-Yu; Tworoger, Shelley Slate; Van Den Berg, David J; Vierkant, Robert A; Wang-Gohrke, Shan; Webb, Penelope M; Wilkens, Lynne R; Wu, Anna H; Yang, Hannah; Brewster, Wendy; Ziogas, Argyrios; Houlston, Richard; Tomlinson, Ian; Whittemore, Alice S; Rossing, Mary Anne; Ponder, Bruce A J; Pearce, Celeste Leigh; Ness, Roberta B; Menon, Usha; Kjaer, Susanne Krüger; Gronwald, Jacek; Garcia-Closas, Montserrat; Fasching, Peter A; Easton, Douglas F; Chenevix-Trench, Georgia; Berchuck, Andrew; Pharoah, Paul D P; Gayther, Simon A (Nature Publishing Group, 2009)
      Epithelial ovarian cancer has a major heritable component, but the known susceptibility genes explain less than half the excess familial risk1. We performed a genome wide association study (GWAS) to identify common ovarian ...
    • Genome-Wide Association Study of Circulating Estradiol, Testosterone, and Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin in Postmenopausal Women 

      Prescott, Jennifer; Thompson, Deborah J.; Kraft, Peter; Chanock, Stephen J.; Audley, Tina; Brown, Judith; Leyland, Jean; Folkerd, Elizabeth; Doody, Deborah; Hankinson, Susan Elizabeth; Hunter, David J.; Jacobs, Kevin B.; Dowsett, Mitch; Cox, David G.; Easton, Douglas F.; De Vivo, Immaculata (Public Library of Science, 2012)
      Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have successfully identified common genetic variants that contribute to breast cancer risk. Discovering additional variants has become difficult, as power to detect variants of weaker ...
    • Genome-wide association study of endometrial cancer in E2C2 

      De Vivo, Immaculata; Prescott, Jennifer; Setiawan, Veronica Wendy; Olson, Sara H.; Wentzensen, Nicolas; Attia, John; Black, Amanda; Brinton, Louise; Chen, Chu; Chen, Constance; Cook, Linda S.; Crous-Bou, Marta; Doherty, Jennifer; Dunning, Alison M.; Easton, Douglas F.; Friedenreich, Christine M.; Garcia-Closas, Montserrat; Gaudet, Mia M.; Haiman, Christopher; Hankinson, Susan E.; Hartge, Patricia; Henderson, Brian E.; Holliday, Elizabeth; Horn-Ross, Pamela L.; Hunter, David J.; Le Marchand, Loic; Liang, Xiaolin; Lissowska, Jolanta; Long, Jirong; Lu, Lingeng; Magliocco, Anthony M.; McEvoy, Mark; O’Mara, Tracy A.; Orlow, Irene; Painter, Jodie N.; Pooler, Loreall; Rastogi, Radhai; Rebbeck, Timothy R.; Risch, Harvey; Sacerdote, Carlotta; Schumacher, Fredrick; Scott, Rodney J.; Sheng, Xin; Shu, Xiao-ou; Spurdle, Amanda B.; Thompson, Deborah; VanDen Berg, David; Weiss, Noel S.; Xia, Lucy; Xiang, Yong-Bing; Yang, Hannah P.; Yu, Herbert; Zheng, Wei; Chanock, Stephen; Kraft, Peter (Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013)
      Endometrial cancer (EC), a neoplasm of the uterine epithelial lining, is the most common gynecological malignancy in developed countries and the fourth most common cancer among US women. Women with a family history of EC ...
    • Healthy Lifestyle and Leukocyte Telomere Length in U.S. Women 

      Sun, Qi; Shi, Ling; Prescott, Jennifer; Chiuve, Stephanie Elizabeth; Hu, Frank B.; De Vivo, Immaculata; Stampfer, Meir Jonathan; Franks, Paul W.; Manson, JoAnn Elisabeth; Rexrode, Kathryn Marian (Public Library of Science, 2012)
      Context: Whether a healthy lifestyle may be associated with longer telomere length is largely unknown. Objectives: To examine healthy lifestyle practices, which are primary prevention measures against major age-related ...
    • High Phobic Anxiety Is Related to Lower Leukocyte Telomere Length in Women 

      Okereke, Olivia Ifeoma; Prescott, Jennifer; Wong, Jason Yat Yang; Han, Jiali; Rexrode, Kathryn Marian; De Vivo, Immaculata (Public Library of Science, 2012)
      Background: Chronic psychological distress has been linked to shorter telomeres, an indication of accelerated aging. Yet, little is known about relations of anxiety to telomeres. We examined whether a typically chronic ...