Now showing items 1-7 of 7

    • Benign breast disease, recent alcohol consumption, and risk of breast cancer: a nested case–control study 

      Tamimi, Rulla May; Byrne, Celia; Baer, Heather Joanne; Rosner, Bernie; Schnitt, Stuart Jay; Connolly, James Leo; Colditz, Graham A. (BioMed Central, 2005)
      Introduction: Alcohol consumption is a well-established risk factor for breast cancer. Some studies have suggested that the risk of breast cancer associated with alcohol consumption is greater for women with a history of ...
    • Body Fatness During Childhood and Adolescence and Incidence of Breast Cancer in Premenopausal Women: A Prospective Cohort Study 

      Baer, Heather Joanne; Colditz, Graham A.; Rosner, Bernard Alfred; Michels, Karin B.; Rich-Edwards, Janet Wilson; Hunter, David J.; Willett, Walter C. (BioMed Central, 2005)
      Introduction: Body mass index (BMI) during adulthood is inversely related to the incidence of premenopausal breast cancer, but the role of body fatness earlier in life is less clear. We examined prospectively the relation ...
    • Comparison of Molecular Phenotypes of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ and Invasive Breast Cancer 

      Tamimi, Rulla May; Baer, Heather Joanne; Marotti, Jonathan; Galan, Mark; Galaburda, Laurie; Fu, Yineng; Deitz, Anne C; Connolly, James Leo; Schnitt, Stuart Jay; Colditz, Graham A.; Collins, Laura Christine (BioMed Central, 2008)
      Introduction: At least four major categories of invasive breast cancer that are associated with different clinical outcomes have been identified by gene expression profiling: luminal A, luminal B, human epidermal growth ...
    • Genetic Variability in IGF-1 and IGFBP-3 and Body Size in Early Life 

      Poole, Elizabeth M.; Tworoger, Shelley Slate; Hankinson, Susan Elizabeth; Baer, Heather Joanne (BioMed Central, 2012)
      Background: Early life body size and circulating levels of IGF-1 and IGFBP-3 have been linked to increased risks of breast and other cancers, but it is unclear whether these exposures act through a common mechanism. Previous ...
    • Steroid withdrawal after renal transplantation: a retrospective cohort study 

      Haller, Maria C.; Kammer, Michael; Kainz, Alexander; Baer, Heather J.; Heinze, Georg; Oberbauer, Rainer (BioMed Central, 2017)
      Background: Immunosuppressive regimens in renal transplantation frequently contain corticosteroids, but many centers withdraw steroids as a consequence of unwanted side effects of steroids. The optimal timing to withdraw ...
    • Use of a Food Frequency Questionnaire in American Indian and Caucasian Pregnant Women: A Validation Study 

      Rockett, Helaine RH; Leppert, Jill; Suitor, Carol W; Baer, Heather Joanne; Flaig, Robin Edlyn Blum; Gardner, Jane D.; Colditz, Graham A. (BioMed Central, 2005)
      Background: Food frequency questionnaires (FFQs) have been validated in pregnant women, but few studies have focused specifically on low-income women and minorities. The purpose of this study was to examine the validity ...
    • Validation of a risk prediction tool for coronary heart disease in middle-aged women 

      De Vito, Katerina M.; Baer, Heather J.; Dart, Hank; Chiuve, Stephanie E.; Rimm, Eric B.; Colditz, Graham A. (BioMed Central, 2015)
      Background: Health risk appraisal tools may be useful for identifying individuals who would benefit from lifestyle changes and increased surveillance. We evaluated the validity of the Your Disease Risk tool (YDR) for ...