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Section of Genetics

Genetic Epidemiology Group

Key Recent Publications

1. Sheikh M, Poustchi H, Pourshams A, Etemadi A, Islami F, Khoshnia M, et al. Individual and Combined Effects of Environmental Risk Factors for Esophageal Cancer Based on Results From the Golestan Cohort Study. Gastroenterology. 2019;156(5):1416-27.

2. Abrahao R, Perdomo S, Pinto LFR, Nascimento de Carvalho F, Dias FL, de Podesta JRV, et al. Predictors of Survival After Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma in South America: The InterCHANGE Study. JCO Glob Oncol. 2020;6:486-99.

3. Robbins HA, Callister M, Sasieni P, Quaife SL, Cheung LC, Brennan P, et al. Benefits and harms in the National Lung Screening Trial: expected outcomes with a modern management protocol. The Lancet Respiratory medicine. 2019;7(8):655-6.

4. Muller DC, Larose TL, Hodge A, Guida F, Langhammer A, Grankvist K, et al. Circulating high sensitivity C reactive protein concentrations and risk of lung cancer: nested case-control study within Lung Cancer Cohort Consort Mariosa D, Carreras-Torres R, Martin RM,

5. Johansson M, Brennan P. Commentary: What can Mendelian randomization tell us about causes of cancer? International Journal of Epidemiology. 2019;48(3):816-21.ium. BMJ (Clinical research ed). 2019;364:k4981.

6. Laskar RS, Muller DC, Li P, Machiela MJ, Ye Y, Gaborieau V, et al. Sex specific associations in genome wide association analysis of renal cell carcinoma. European journal of human genetics : EJHG. 2019;27(10):1589-98.

7. Kreimer AR, Ferreiro-Iglesias A, Nygard M, Bender N, Schroeder L, Hildesheim A, et al. Timing of HPV16-E6 antibody seroconversion before OPSCC: findings from the HPVC3 consortium. Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology. 2019;30(8):1335-43.

8. Johansson M, Carreras-Torres R, Scelo G, Purdue MP, Mariosa D, Muller DC, et al. The influence of obesity-related factors in the etiology of renal cell carcinoma-A mendelian randomization study. PLoS medicine. 2019;16(1):e1002724.

9. Scelo G, Muller DC, Riboli E, Johansson M, Cross AJ, Vineis P, et al. KIM-1 as a Blood-Based Marker for Early Detection of Kidney Cancer: A Prospective Nested Case-Control Study. Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. 2018;24(22):5594-601.

10. Ginsburg O, Brennan P. Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer in the Era of Multigene Panels: Can We Make an Impact on Population Health? Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2018;36(28):2817-9.

11. Ferreiro-Iglesias A, Lesseur C, McKay J, Hung RJ, Han Y, Zong X, et al. Fine mapping of MHC region in lung cancer highlights independent susceptibility loci by ethnicity. Nature communications. 2018;9(1):3927.

12. Fanidi A, Muller DC, Yuan JM, Stevens VL, Weinstein SJ, Albanes D, et al. Circulating Folate, Vitamin B6, and Methionine in Relation to Lung Cancer Risk in the Lung Cancer Cohort Consortium (LC3). J Natl Cancer Inst. 2018;110(1).

13. Carreras-Torres R, Johansson M, Haycock PC, Relton CL, Davey Smith G, Brennan P, et al. Role of obesity in smoking behaviour: Mendelian randomisation study in UK Biobank. BMJ (Clinical research ed). 2018;361:k1767.

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