Publications – Cancer

Mullins M, Jiang X, Bylsma LC, et al. Cold agglutinin disease burden: a longitudinal analysis of anemia, medications, transfusions, and healthcare utilization. Blood Advances. 2017;1:839-848.

Beebe-Dimmer JL, Ruterbusch JJ, Bylsma LC, Gillezeau C, Fryzek J, Schultz NM, Flanders SC, Barlev A, Heath E, Quek RGW. Patterns of Bicalutamide Use in Prostate Cancer Treatment: A U.S. Real-World Analysis Using the SEER-Medicare Database. Adv Ther. 2018 Jun 26.

Schwartz KL, Simon MS, Bylsma LC, Ruterbusch JJ, Beebe-Dimmer JL, Schultz NM,  Flanders SC, Barlev A, Fryzek JP, Quek RGW. Clinical and economic burden associated with stage III to IV triple-negative breast cancer: A SEER-Medicare historical cohort study in elderly women in the United States. Cancer. 2018 May 15;124(10):2104-2114.

Fryzek JP, Reichert H, Summers N, Townes L, Deuson R, Alexander DD, Vanderpuye-Orgle J. Indirect treatment comparison of cabazitaxel for patients with metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer who have been previously treated with a docetaxel-containing regimen. PLoS One. 2018 Apr 11;13(4):e0195790.

Mullins M, Jiang X, Bylsma LC, Fryzek JP, Reichert H, Chen EC, Kummar S, Rosenthal A. Cold agglutinin disease burden: a longitudinal analysis of anemia, medications, transfusions, and health care utilization. Blood Adv. 2017 May 19;1(13):839-848.

Garabrant DH, Alexander DD, Miller PE, Fryzek JP, Boffetta P, Teta MJ, Hessel PA, Craven VA, Kelsh MA, Goodman M. Response to Kay Teschke. Re: Mesothelioma among Motor Vehicle Mechanics: An Updated Review and Meta-analysis. Ann Occup Hyg 2016 Oct;60(8):1036-7

Beebe-Dimmer JL, Fryzek JP, Yee CL, Dalvi T, Garabrant DH, Schwartz AG, Gadgeel S. Mesothelioma in the United States: a Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER)-Medicare investigation of treatment patterns and overall survival. Clinical Epidemiology 2016 Oct 26;8:743-750.8:743-750.

Fryzek J, Alexander DD, Summers N, Fraysse J, Reichert H, Townes L, Vanderpuye-Orgle J. Indirect Treatment Comparison Of Cabazitaxel For Patients With Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Who Have Been Previously Treated With A Docetaxel-Containing Regimen. Value in Health. 2016 May 19;(3): A139-A140.

Garabrant DH, Alexander DD, Miller PE, Fryzek JP, Boffetta P, Teta MJ, Hessel PA, Craven VA, Kelsh MA, Goodman M. Mesothelioma among Motor Vehicle Mechanics: An Updated Review and Meta-analysis. Ann Occup Hyg. 2016 Jan;60(1):8-26.

Bylsma LC, Alexander DD. A review and meta-analysis of prospective studies of red and processed meat, meat cooking methods, heme iron, heterocyclic amines and prostate cancer. Nutr J. 2015 Dec 21;14(1):125.

Liu B, Kerath SM, Sekeres MA, Fryzek JP, Sreekantaiah C, Mason CR, Kolitz J, Taioli E. Myelodysplastic syndromes spatial clusters in disease etiology and outcome. Leuk Lymphoma. 2015 Oct 5:1-8.

Nguyen-Nielsen M, Wang L, Pedersen L, Braae Olesen A, Hou K, Mackey H, McCusker M, Basset-Seguin N, Fryzek JP, Vyberg M. The incidence of metastatic basal cell carcinoma in Denmark 1997-2010. Eur J Dermatol. 2015 Sep-Oct;25(5):463-8

Alexander DD, Weed DL, Miller PE, Mohamed MA. Red Meat and Colorectal Cancer: A Quantitative Update on the State of the Epidemiologic Science. J Am Coll Nutr 2015 Nov-Dec;34(6):521-43.

Alexander DD, Bassett JK, Weed DL, Barrett EC, Watson H, Harris W. Meta-Analysis of Long-Chain Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (LComega-3PUFA) and Prostate Cancer. Nutr Cancer. 2015;67(4):543-54.

Alexander DD, Jiang X, Bylsma LC, Garabrant DH, Irvin SR, Fryzek JP. Historical cancer incidence and mortality assessment in an Illinois community proximal to a former manufactured gas plant. BMJ Open. 2014 Dec 22;4(12).

Cohen SS, Sadoff MM, Jiang X, Fryzek JP, Garabrant DH. A review and meta-analysis of cancer risks in relation to Portland cement exposure. Occup Environ Med. 2014 Nov;71(11):796-802.

Cohen SS, Lipworth L. 2014. Role of Ethnic Differences in Mediators of Energy Balance. In: Bowen DJ, Denis GV, Berger NA, editors. Impact of Energy Balance on Cancer Disparities. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. p 201-232.

Cohen SS, Skovbo S, Vestergaard H, Kristensen T, Moller M, Bindslev-Jensen C, Fryzek JP, Broesby-Olsen S.  Epidemiology of Systemic Mastocytosis in Denmark. Br J Haematol. 2014 Aug;166(4):521-8.

Tsuji JS, Alexander DD, Perez V, Mink PJ. Arsenic exposure and bladder cancer: quantitative assessment of studies in human populations to detect risks at low doses. Toxicology. 2014 Mar 20;317:17-30.

Mehta J, Wang H, Fryzek JP, Iqbal SU, Mesa R. Health Resource Utilization and Cost Associated with Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN) in a Large United States Health Plan. Leuk Lymphoma. 2014 Jan 23.

Tsuji JS, Alexander DD, Perez V, Mink PJ. Arsenic exposure and bladder cancer: Quantitative assessment of studies in human populations to detect risks at low doses. Toxicology. 2014 Jan 21;317C:17-30.

Fryzek J, Garabrant DH, Pastula S, Jiang X. Response to Goldstein et al. J Occup Environ Med. 2013 Nov;55(11):1378.

Fryzek J, Pastula S, Jiang X, Garabrant DH. Childhood Cancer Incidence in Pennsylvania Counties in Relation to Living in Counties With Hydraulic Fracturing Sites. J Occup Environ Med. 2013 Jul;55(7):796-801.

Moulard O, Mehta J, Fryzek J, Olivares R, Iqbal U, Mesa RA. Epidemiology of myelofibrosis, essential thrombocythemia, and polycythemia vera in the European Union. Eur J Haematol. 2013 Dec 24.

Cohen SS, Matthews CE, Bradshaw PT, Lipworth L, Buchowski MS, Signorello LB, Blot WJ. Sedentary behavior, physical activity, and likelihood of breast cancer among black and white women: a report from the Southern Community Cohort Study. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2013 Apr 10.

Svendsen ML, Gammelager H, Sværke C, Yong M, Chia VM, Christiansen CF, Fryzek JP. Hospital visits among women with skeletal-related events secondary to breast cancer and bone metastases: a nationwide population-based cohort study in Denmark. Clin Epidemiol. 2013;5:97-103.

Alexander DD, Weed DL, Chang ET, Miller PE, Mohamed MA, Elkayam L. A systematic review of multivitamin-multimineral use and cardiovascular disease and cancer incidence and total mortality. J Am Coll Nutr. 2013;32(5):339-54.

Kanas GP, Taylor A, Primrose JN, Langeberg WJ, Kelsh MA, Mowat FS, Alexander DD, Choti MA, Poston G. Survival after liver resection in metastatic colorectal cancer: review and meta-analysis of prognostic factors. Clin Epidemiol. 2012;4:283-301. Epub 2012 Nov 7.

Alexander DD, Weed DL, Mink PJ, Mitchell ME. A weight-of-evidence review of colorectal cancer in pesticide applicators: The agricultural health study and other epidemiologic studies. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 2012 Oct; 85(7):715–745.

Bryan NS, Alexander DD, Coughlin JR, Milkowski AL, Boffetta P. Ingested nitrate and nitrite and stomach cancer risk: an updated review. Food Chem Toxicol. 2012 Oct;50(10):3646-65.

Youk AO, Buchanich JM, Fryzek J, Cunningham M, Marsh GM. An ecological study of cancer mortality rates in high altitude counties of the United States. High Alt Med Biol. 2012 Jun;13(2):98-104.

Sonderman JS, Mumma MT, Cohen SS, Cope EL, Blot WJ, Signorello LB. A multi-stage approach to maximizing geocoding success in a large population-based cohort study through automated and interactive processes. Geospat Health. 2012 May;6(2):273-84.

Cohen SS, Murff HJ, Signorello LB, Blot WJ. Obesity and colorectal cancer screening among black and white adults. Cancer Causes Control. 2012 May;23(5):709-16.

Boffetta P, Fryzek JP, Mandel JS. Occupational exposure to beryllium and cancer risk: a review of the epidemiologic evidence. Crit Rev Toxicol. 2012 Feb;42(2):107-18.

Yong M, Jensen AÖ, Jacobsen JB, Nørgaard M, Fryzek JP, Sørensen HT. Survival in breast cancer patients with bone metastases and skeletal-related events: a population-based cohort study in Denmark (1999-2007). Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2011 Sep;129(2):495-503.

Alexander DD, Weed DL, Cushing CA, Lowe KA. Meta-analysis of prospective studies of red meat consumption and colorectal cancer. Eur J Cancer Prev 2011 Jul; 20(4):293–307.

Blot WJ, Cohen SS, Aldrich M, McLaughlin JK, Hargreaves MK, Signorello LB. Lung cancer risk among smokers of menthol cigarettes. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2011 May 18;103(10):810-6.

Alexander DD, Cushing CA. Red meat and colorectal cancer: a critical summary of prospective epidemiologic studies. Obes Rev. 2011 May;12(5):e472-93.

Yong M, Riis AH, Fryzek JP, Møller BK, Johnsen SP. Predictors and patterns of red blood cell transfusion use among newly diagnosed cancer patients with chemotherapy-associated anemia in Western Denmark (1998-2003). Clin Epidemiol. 2011 Mar 1;3:91-9.

Beebe-Dimmer J, Morgenstern H, Cetin K, Yee C, Bartoces M, Shahinian V, Fryzek J, Acquavella J, Schwartz KL. Androgen deprivation therapy and cataract incidence among elderly prostate cancer patients in the United States. Ann Epidemiol. 2011 Mar;21(3):156-63.

Mutetwa B, Fryzek J, Du Y, Yong M, Sekeres MA, Taioli E. Baseline characteristics and predictors of outcome in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes living in Western Pennsylvania. Leuk Lymphoma. 2011 Feb;52(2):265-72.

Jensen AØ, Jacobsen JB, Nørgaard M, Yong M, Fryzek JP, Sørensen HT. Incidence of bone metastases and skeletal-related events in breast cancer patients: a population-based cohort study in Denmark. BMC Cancer. 2011 Jan 24;11:29.

Alexander DD, Mink PJ, Cushing CA, Sceurman B. A review and meta-analysis of prospective studies of red and processed meat intake and prostate cancer. Nutr J 2010 Nov 2; 9:50.

Alexander DD, Morimoto L, Mink PJ, Cushing CA. A review and meta-analysis of red and processed meat consumption and breast cancer. Nutr Res Rev 2010 Dec; 23(2):349–365

Moolgavkar SH, Turim J, Alexander DD, Lau EC, Cushing CA. Potency factors for risk assessment at Libby, Montana. Risk Anal 2010 Aug; 30(8):1240–1248.

Alexander DD, Morimoto L, Mink PJ, Lowe KA. Summary and meta-analysis of prospective studies of animal fat intake and breast cancer. Nutr Res Rev 2010 Feb; 25:1–11.

Alexander DD, Wagner ME. Benzene exposure and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma: A meta-analysis of epidemiologic studies. J Occup Environ Med 2010 Feb; 52(2):169–89.

De Roos AJ, Deeg HJ, Onstad L, Kopecky KJ, Bowles EJ, Yong M, Fryzek J, Davis S. Incidence of myelodysplastic syndromes within a nonprofit healthcare system in western Washington state, 2005-2006. Am J Hematol. 2010 Oct;85(10):765-70.

Alexander DD, Miller AJ, Cushing CA, Lowe KA. Processed meat and colorectal cancer: a quantitative review of prospective epidemiologic studies. Eur J Cancer Prev. 2010 Sep;19(5):328-41.

Cronin-Fenton DP, Søndergaard F, Pedersen LA, Fryzek JP, Cetin K, Acquavella J, Baron JA, Sørensen HT. Hospitalisation for venous thromboembolism in cancer patients and the general population: a population-based cohort study in Denmark,1997-2006. Br J Cancer. 2010 Sep 28;103(7):947-53.

Nørgaard M, Jensen AØ, Jacobsen JB, Cetin K, Fryzek JP, Sørensen HT. Skeletal related events, bone metastasis and survival of prostate cancer: a population based cohort study in Denmark (1999 to 2007). J Urol. 2010 Jul;184(1):162-7.

Cetin K, Beebe-Dimmer JL, Fryzek JP, Markus R, Carducci MA. Recent time trends in the epidemiology of stage IV prostate cancer in the United States:analysis of data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program.Urology. 2010 Jun;75(6):1396-404.

Du Y, Fryzek J, Sekeres MA, Taioli E. Smoking and alcohol intake as risk factors for myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). Leuk Res. 2010 Jan;34(1):1-5. Kanas G, Morimoto L, Mowat F, O’Malley C, Fryzek J, Nordyke R. Use of electronic medical records in oncology outcomes research. Clinicoecon Outcomes Res. 2010;2:1-14.

Kelsh MA, Alexander DD, Mink PJ, Mandel JH. Occupational trichloroethylene exposure and kidney cancer: A meta-analysis. Epidemiology 2010 Jan; 21(1):95–102.

Beebe-Dimmer JL, Cetin K, Fryzek JP, Schuetze SM, Schwartz K. The epidemiology of malignant giant cell tumors of bone: an analysis of data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results Program (1975-2004). Rare Tumors. 2009 Dec 28;1(2):e52.

Jensen AØ, Nørgaard M, Yong M, Fryzek JP, Sørensen HT. Validity of the recorded International Classification of Diseases, 10th edition diagnoses codes of bone metastases and skeletal-related events in breast and prostate cancer patients in the Danish National Registry of Patients. Clin Epidemiol. 2009 Aug 9;1:101-8.

Alexander DD, Cushing CA. Quantitative assessment of red meat or processed meat consumption and kidney cancer. Cancer Detect Prev. 2009;32(5-6):340-51. Epub 2009 Mar 19.

Stolzenberg-Solomon RZ, Sheffler-Collins S, Weinstein S, Garabrant DH, Mannisto S, Taylor P, Virtamo J, Albanes D. Vitamin E intake, alpha-tocopherol status, and pancreatic cancer in a cohort of male smokers. Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 Feb;89(2):584-91.

Thomsen RW, Thomsen HF, Nørgaard M, Cetin K, McLaughlin JK, Tarone RE, Fryzek JP, Sørensen HT. Risk of cholecystitis in patients with cancer: a population-based cohort study in Denmark. Cancer. 2008 Dec 15;113(12):3410-9.

Sekeres MA, Schoonen WM, Kantarjian H, List A, Fryzek J, Paquette R, Maciejewski JP. Characteristics of US patients with myelodysplastic syndromes: results of six cross-sectional physician surveys. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2008 Nov 5;100(21):1542-51.

Boice JD Jr, Cohen SS, Mumma MT, Chadda B, Blot WJ. A cohort study of uranium millers and miners of Grants, New Mexico, 1979-2005. J Radiol Prot. 2008 Sep;28(3):303-25.

Kelsh MA, Alexander DD, Kalmes RM, Buffler PA. Personal use of hair dyes and risk of bladder cancer: a meta-analysis of epidemiologic data. Cancer Causes Control. 2008 Aug;19(6):549-58.

Cohen SS, Palmieri RT, Nyante SJ, Koralek DO, Kim S, Bradshaw P, Olshan AF. Obesity and screening for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer in women: a review. Cancer. 2008 May 1;112(9):1892-904.

Olsen JH, Friis S, Poulsen AH, Fryzek J, Harving H, Tjønneland A, Sørensen HT, Blot W. Use of NSAIDs, smoking and lung cancer risk. Br J Cancer. 2008 Jan 15;98(1):232-7.

Cohen SS, Signorello LB, Gammon MD, Blot WJ. Obesity and recent mammography use among black and white women in the Southern Community Cohort Study (United States). Cancer Causes Control. 2007 Sep;18(7):765-73. .

Boice JD Jr, Cohen SS, Mumma MT, Chadda B, Blot WJ. Mortality among residents of Uravan, Colorado who lived near a uranium mill, 1936-84. J Radiol Prot. 2007 Sep;27(3):299-319.

Alexander DD, Cushing CA, Lowe KA, Sceurman B, Roberts MA. Meta-analysis of animal fat or animal protein intake and colorectal cancer. Am J Clin Nutr 2009; 89(5):1402–1409.

Alexander DD, Waterbor J, Hughes T, Funkhouser E, Grizzle W, Manne U. African-American and Caucasian disparities in colorectal cancer mortality and survival by data source: an epidemiologic review. Cancer Biomark 2007; 3(6):301–13.

Alexander DD, Kelsh MA, Mink PJ, Mandel JS, Basu R, Weingart M. A meta-analysis of occupational trichloroethylene exposure and liver cancer. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 2007 Nov; 81(2):127–143.

Alexander DD, Mink PJ, Adami HO, Cole P, Mandel JS, Oken MM, Trichopoulos D. Multiple myeloma: a review of the epidemiologic literature. Int J Cancer 2007; 120 Suppl 12:40-61.

Alexander DD, Mink PJ, Adami HO, Chang ET, Cole P, Mandel JS, Trichopoulos D. The non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas: a review of the epidemiologic literature. Int J Cancer 2007; 120 Suppl 12:1-39.

Fryzek JP, Garabrant DH, Schenk M, Kinnard M, Greenson JK, Sarkar FH. The association between selected risk factors for pancreatic cancer and the expression of p53 and K-ras codon 12 mutations. Int J Gastrointest Cancer. 2006;37(4):139-45.

Boice JD Jr, Marano DE, Cohen SS, Mumma MT, Blot WJ, Brill AB, Fryzek JP, Henderson BE, McLaughlin JK. Mortality among Rocketdyne workers who tested rocket engines, 1948-1999. J Occup Environ Med. 2006 Oct;48(10):1070-92.

Chatla C, Jhala NC, Katkoori VR, Alexander DD, Meleth S, Grizzle WE, Manne U. Recurrence and survival predictive value of phenotypic expression of Bcl-2 varies with tumor stage of colorectal adenocarcinoma. Cancer Biomark. 2006 Oct;56(7):485-93.

Signorello LB, Cohen SS, Bosetti C, Stovall M, Kasper CE, Weathers RE, Whitton JA, Green DM, Donaldson SS, Mertens AC, Robison LL, Boice JD Jr. Female survivors of childhood cancer: preterm birth and low birth weight among their children. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2006 Oct 18;98(20):1453-61.

Boice JD, Cohen SS, Mumma MT, Dupree Ellis E, Eckerman KF, Leggett RW, Boecker BB, Brill AB, Henderson BE. Mortality among radiation workers at Rocketdyne (Atomics International), 1948-1999. Radiat Res. 2006 Jul;166(1 Pt 1):98-115. Erratum in: Radiat Res. 2006 Sep;166(3):566.

Fryzek JP, Poulsen AH, Lipworth L, Pedersen L, Nørgaard M, McLaughlin JK, Friis S. A cohort study of antihypertensive medication use and breast cancer among Danish women. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2006 Jun;97(3):231-6.

Saif MW, Alexander DD, Wicox CM. Serum Alkaline Phosphatase Level as a Prognostic Tool in Colorectal Cancer: A Study of 105 patients. J Appl Res. 2005;5(1):88-95.

Fryzek JP, Schenk M, Kinnard M, Greenson JK, Garabrant DH. The association of body mass index and pancreatic cancer in residents of southeastern Michigan, 1996-1999. Am J Epidemiol. 2005 Aug 1;162(3):222-8.

Alexander DD, Jhala N, Chatla C, Steinhauer J, Funkhouser E, Coffey CS, Grizzle WE, Manne U. High-grade tumor differentiation is an indicator of poor prognosis in African Americans with colonic adenocarcinomas. Cancer. 2005 May 15;103(10):2163-70.

Alexander DD, Chatla C, Funkhouser E, Meleth S, Grizzle WE, Manne U. Postsurgical disparity in survival between African Americans and Caucasians with colonic adenocarcinoma. Cancer. 2004 Jul 1;101(1):66-76.

Goodman M, Teta MJ, Hessel PA, Garabrant DH, Craven VA, Scrafford CG, Kelsh MA. Mesothelioma and lung cancer among motor vehicle mechanics: a meta-analysis. Ann Occup Hyg. 2004 Jun;48(4):309-26.

Akhtar FZ, Garabrant DH, Ketchum NS, Michalek JE. Cancer in US Air Force veterans of the Vietnam War. J Occup Environ Med. 2004 Feb;46(2):123-36.

Boice JD Jr, Mumma M, Schweitzer S, Blot WJ. Cancer mortality in a Texas county with prior uranium mining and milling activities, 1950-2001. J Radiol Prot. 2003 Sep;23(3):247-62. PubMed PMID: 14582717.

Fryzek JP, Chadda B, Marano D, White K, Schweitzer S, McLaughlin JK, Blot WJ. A cohort mortality study among titanium dioxide manufacturing workers in the United States. J Occup Environ Med. 2003 Apr;45(4):400-9.

Fryzek JP, Ye W, Signorello LB, Lipworth L, Blot WJ, McLaughlin JK, Nyren O. Incidence of cancer among patients with knee implants in Sweden, 1980-1994.Cancer. 2002 Jun 1;94(11):3057-62.

Signorello LB, Ye W, Fryzek JP, Lipworth L, Fraumeni JF Jr, Blot WJ, McLaughlin JK, Nyrén O. Nationwide study of cancer risk among hip replacement patients in Sweden. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2001 Sep 19;93(18):1405-10.

Fryzek JP, Mumma MT, McLaughlin JK, Henderson BE, Blot WJ. Cancer mortality in relation to environmental chromium exposure. J Occup Environ Med. 2001 Jul;43(7):635-40.

Fryzek JP, Mellemkjaer L, McLaughlin JK, Blot WJ, Olsen JH. Cancer risk among patients with finger and hand joint and temporo-mandibular joint prostheses in Denmark. Int J Cancer. 1999 May 31;81(5):723-5.