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Chronic Disease Epidemiology Group

  1. Sandler DP, Smith JC, Weinberg CR, Buckalew VM, Dennis V, Blythe W, Burgess WP. Analgesic use and chronic renal disease. N Engl J Med 320: 1238-1243, 1989. [Abstract]
  2. Sandler DP, Shore DL, Anderson JR, Davey FR, Silver RT, Aisner J, Canellos GP, Weiss RB, Trump DL, Arthur D, Wurster-Hill D, McIntyre OR, Bloomfield CD. Cigarette smoking and risk of acute leukemia: Associations with morphology and cytogenetic abnormalities in bone marrow. J Natl Cancer Inst 85: 1994-2003, 1993. [Abstract]
  3. Rericha V, Kulich M, Rericha R, Shore DL, Sandler DP.  Incidence of leukemia and other lymphatic and haematopoietic neoplasms in Czech uranium miners: A case-cohort study.  Environ Health Perspect 114: 818-822, 2006. [Abstract]
  4. Sandler DP, Weinberg CR, Shore DL, Archer VE, Bishop Stone M, Lyon JL, Rothney-Kozlak L, Shepherd M, Stolwijk JAJ. Indoor radon and lung cancer risk in Connecticut and Utah. J Tox Env Health Part A 69: 633-54, 2006. [Abstract]
  5. Saldana TM, Basso O, Hoppin HA, Baird DD, Knott C, Blair A, Alavanja MCR, Sandler DP.  Pesticide exposure and gestational diabetes in the Agricultural Health Study.  Diabetes Care 30: 529-34, 2007. [Abstract]
  6. Montgomery MP, Kamel F, Saldana TM, Alavanja MCR, Sandler DP. Incident diabetes and pesticide exposure among licensed pesticide applicators: Agricultural Health Study 1993 - 2003. American journal of epidemiology 167(10):1235-1246, 2008. [Abstract]
  7. Parks CG, Miller DB, McCanlies EC, Cawthon RM, Andrew ME, DeRoo LA, Sandler DP. Telomere length, current perceived stress, and urinary stress hormones in women. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology 18(2):551-560,2009. [Abstract]
  8. Kim S, Parks CG, DeRoo LA, Chen H, Taylor JA, Cawthon RM, Sandler DP. Obesity and weight gain in adulthood and telomere length. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology 18(3):816-820, 2009. [Abstract]
  9. Hoppin JA, Umbach DM, London SJ, Henneberger PK, Kullman GJ, Coble J, Alavanja MCR, Beane Freeman LE, Sandler DP. Pesticide use and adult-onset asthma among male farmers in the Agricultural Health Study. The European respiratory journal 34(6):1296-1303, 2009. [Abstract]
  10. Saldana TM, Basso O, Baird DD, Hoppin JA, Weinberg CR, Blair A, Alavanja MCR, Sandler DP. Pesticide Exposure and Hypertensive Disorders During Pregnancy. Environmental health perspectives 117(9):1393-1396, 2009. [Abstract]
  11. D'Aloisio AA, Baird DD, DeRoo LA, Sandler DP. Association of intrauterine and early-life exposures with diagnosis of uterine leiomyomata by 35 years of age in the Sister Study. Environmental health perspectives 2010; 118(3):375-381. [Abstract]
  12. Goldner WS, Sandler DP, Yu F, Hoppin JA, Kamel F, LeVan TD. Pesticide use and thyroid disease among women in the Agricultural Health Study. American journal of epidemiology 171(4):455-464, 2010. [Abstract]
  13. Tanner CM, Kamel F, Ross GW , Hoppin JA , Goldman SM, Korell M, Marras C, Bhudhikanok GS, Kasten M, Chade A, Comyns K, Richards M, Meng C, Priestley B, Fernandez HH, Cambi F, Umbach DM, Blair A, Sandler DP, Langston JW. Rotenone, Paraquat and Parkinson's Disease. Environmental health perspectives 119(6):866-872, 2011. [Abstract]
  14. Parks CG, Deroo LA, Miller DB, McCanlies EC, Cawthon RM, Sandler DP. Employment and work schedule are related to telomere length in women. Occupational and Environmental Medicine 68(8):582-589, 2011. [Abstract]
  15. Kim S, Sandler DP, Carswell G, De Roo LA, Parks CG, Cawthon R, Weinberg CR, Taylor JA. Telomere length in peripheral blood and breast cancer risk in a prospective case-cohort analysis: results from the Sister Study. Cancer causes & control 2011 22(7):1061-6. [Abstract]
  16. Vupputuri S, Parks CG, Nylander-French LA, Owen-Smith A , Hogan SL, Sandler DP. Occupational Silica Exposure and Chronic Kidney Disease. Renal Failure 34(1):40-46, 2012. [Abstract]
  17. D'Aloisio AA, Baird DD, DeRoo LA, Sandler DP. Early-life exposures and early onset uterine leiomyomata in black women in the Sister Study. Environmental health perspectives 2012 120(3):406-412. [Abstract]
  18. Fei C , Deroo LA, Sandler DP, Weinberg CR. Fertility drugs and young-onset breast cancer: Results from the Two Sister Study. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 104(13):1021-7, 2012. [Abstract]
  19. Xu Z, Bolick SCE, DeRoo LA, Weinberg CR, Sandler DP, Taylor JA.  Epigenome-wide association study of breast cancer using prospectively collected Sister Study samples. J Natl Cancer Inst (in press) E-pub 2013 Apr 11. PMID: 23578854.
  20. Kim S, Taylor JA, Milne GL, Sandler DP. Association between Urinary Prostaglandin E2 Metabolite and Breast Cancer Risk: A Prospective, Case-Cohort Study of Postmenopausal Women. Cancer prevention research (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2013 6(6):511-518. [Abstract]
  21. White AJ, Sandler DP, Bolick SCE, Xu Z, Baldwin K, Taylor JA, DeRoo LA. Recreational and household physical activity at different time points and DNA global methylation. 2013 European journal of cancer.  49:2199-2206. [Abstract]
  22. Xu Z, Bolick SCE, DeRoo LA, Weinberg CR, Sandler DP, Taylor JA. DNA methylation in blood is associated with breast cancer: A study in prospective samples from the Sister Study. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 105(10):694-700, 2013. [Abstract]
  23. Beard JD, Hoppin JA, Richards M, Alavanja MC, Blair A, Sandler DP, Kamel F. Pesticide exposure and self-reported incident depression among wives in the Agricultural Health Study. Environmental research  126:31-42, 2013. [Abstract]
  24. Hoppin JA, Jaramillo R, London SJ, Bertelsen RJ, Salo PM, Sandler DP , Zeldin DC. Phthalate exposure and allergy in the U.S. population: results from NHANES 2005-2006. Environmental health perspectives 2013 121(10):1129-1134. [Abstract]
  25. Nichols HB, Baird DD, DeRoo DD, Kissling GE, Sandler DP. Tubal ligation in relation to menopausal symptoms and breast cancer risk. British journal of cancer 2013 3(109):1291-1295. [Abstract]
  26. Kim NH, Mason CC, Nelson RG, Afton SE, Essader AS, Medlin JE, Levine KE, Hoppin JA, Lin C, Knowler WC, Sandler DP. Arsenic exposure and incidence of type 2 diabetes in Southwestern American Indians. American journal of epidemiology 177(9):962-969, 2013. [Abstract]
  27. Kamel F, Goldman SM, Umbach DM, Chen H, Richardson G, Barber MR, Meng C, Marras C, Korell M, Kasten M, Hoppin JA, Comyns K, Chade A, Blair A, Bhudhikanok GS, Webster Ross G, William Langston J, Sandler DP, Tanner CM. Dietary fat intake, pesticide use, and Parkinson's disease. Parkinsonism & related disorders 20(1):82-87, 2014. [Abstract]
  28. DeRoo LA, Bolick SCE, Xu Z, Umbach DM, Shore D, Weinberg CR, Sandler DP, Taylor JA. Global DNA methylation and one-carbon metabolism gene polymorphisms and the risk of breast cancer in the Sister Study. Carcinogenesis 35(2):333-338, 2014. [Abstract]
  29. Weichenthal S, Villeneuve PJ, Burnett RT, van Donkelaar A, Martin RV, Jones RR, DellaValle CT, Sandler DP, Ward MH, Hoppin JA. Long-Term Exposure to Fine Particulate Matter: Association with Nonaccidental and Cardiovascular Mortality in the Agricultural Health Study Cohort. Environmental health perspectives 122(6):609-615, 2014. [Abstract]
  30. Weinberg CR, Shi M, DeRoo L, Taylor JA, Sandler DP, Umbach DM. Asymmetry in family history implicates nonstandard genetic mechanisms: application to the genetics of breast cancer. PLoS genetics 10(3):e1004174, 2014. [Abstract]
  31. Hoppin JA, Umbach DM, Long S, Rinsky JL, Henneberger PK, Salo PM, Zeldin DC, London SJ, Alavanja MC, Blair A, Beane Freeman LE, Sandler DP. Respiratory disease in United States farmers. Occupational and environmental medicine 71(7):484-491, 2014. [Abstract]
  32. Starling AP, Umbach DM, Kamel F, Long S, Sandler DP, Hoppin JA. Pesticide use and incident diabetes among wives of farmers in the Agricultural Health Study. Occupational and environmental medicine 2014 71(9):629-635. [Abstract]
  33. Goldman SM1, Kamel F, Ross GW, Jewell SA, Marras C, Hoppin JA, Umbach DM, Bhudhikanok GS, Meng C, Korell M, Comyns K, Hauser RA, Jankovic J, Factor SA, Bressman S, Lyons KE, Sandler DP, Langston JW, Tanner CM. Peptidoglycan recognition protein genes and risk of Parkinson's disease. Movement disorders: official journal of the Movement Disorder Society 2014 29(9):1171-1180. [Abstract]
  34. Beard JD, Umbach DM, Hoppin JA, Richards M, Alavanja MC, Blair A, Sandler DP, Kamel F. Pesticide Exposure and Depression among Male Private Pesticide Applicators in the Agricultural Health Study. Environmental health perspectives 2014 122(9):984-991. [Abstract]
  35. Quick H, Groth C, Banerjee S, Carlin BP, Stenzel MR, Stewart PA, Sandler DP, Engel LS, Kwok RK. Exploration of the use of Bayesian modeling of gradients for censored spatiotemporal data from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Spatial statistics 2014 9():166-179. [Abstract]
  36. Godfrey AC, Xu Z, Weinberg CR, Getts RC, Wade PA, DeRoo LA, Sandler DP, Taylor JA. Serum microRNA expression as an early marker for breast cancer risk in prospectively collected samples from the Sister Study cohort. Breast cancer research: BCR 2014 15(3):R42-.  [Abstract]
  37. Henneberger PK, Liang X, London SJ, Umbach DM, Sandler DP, Hoppin JA. Exacerbation of symptoms in agricultural pesticide applicators with asthma. International archives of occupational and environmental health 2014 87(4):423-432.  [Abstract]
  38. Nichols HB, DeRoo LA, Scharf DR, Sandler DP. Risk-benefit profiles of women using tamoxifen for chemoprevention. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 2014 107(1):dju354-. [Abstract]
  39. Parks CG, Miller FW, Satoh M, Chan EK, Andruschenko Z, Birnbaum LS, Jusko TA, Kissling GE, Patel MD, Rose KM, Weinberg C, Zeldin DC, Sandler DP. Reproductive and hormonal risk factors for antinuclear antibodies (ANA) in a representative sample of U.S. women. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention: a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology 2014 23(11):2492-2502.  [Abstract]
  40. Harlid SS, Xu Z, Panduri V, Sandler DP, Taylor JA. CpG sites associated with cigarette smoking: analysis of epigenome-wide data from the Sister Study. Environmental health perspectives 2014 122(7):673-678. [Abstract]
  41. Reding KW, Young MT, Szpiro AA, Han CJ, DeRoo LA, Weinberg CR, Kaufman JD, Sandler DP. Breast Cancer Risk in Relation to Ambient Air Pollution Exposure at Residences in the Sister Study Cohort. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention: a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology 2015 24(12):1907-1909. [Abstract]
  42. O’Brien KM, Fei C, Sandler DP, Nichols HB, DeRoo LA, and Weinberg CR. Hormone therapy and young-onset breast cancer. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2015; 181: 799-807. [Abstract]
  43. Kim S, Rimando J, Sandler DP. Fruit and vegetable intake and urinary levels of prostaglandin e2 metabolite in postmenopausal women. Nutrition and cancer 2015 67(4):580-586. [Abstract]
  44. Furlong M, Tanner CM, Goldman SM, Bhudhikanok GS, Blair A, Chade A, Comyns K, Hoppin JA, Kasten M, Korell M, Langston JW, Marras C, Meng C, Richards M, Ross GW, Umbach DM, Sandler DP, Kamel F. Protective glove use and hygiene habits modify the associations of specific pesticides with Parkinson's disease. Environment international 2015 75():144-150. [Abstract]
  45. Eum KD, Seals RM, Taylor KM, Grespin M, Umbach DM, Hu H, Sandler DP, Kamel F, Weisskopf MG. Modification of the association between lead exposure and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis by iron and oxidative stress related gene polymorphisms. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis & frontotemporal degeneration 2015 16(1-2):72-79. [Abstract]
  46. Nichols HB, Baird DD, Stanczyk FZ, Steiner AZ, Troester MA, Whitworth KW, Sandler DP. Anti-Müllerian hormone concentrations in premenopausal women and breast cancer risk. Cancer prevention research (Philadelphia, Pa.) 8(6):528-534, 2015. [Abstract]
  47. Shi M, DeRoo LA, Sandler DP, Weinberg CR. Migraine and possible etiologic heterogeneity for hormone-receptor-negative breast cancer. Scientific reports 2015 5():14943-. [Abstract]
  48. Harlid SS, Xu Z, Panduri V, D'Aloisio A, DeRoo LA, Sandler DP, Taylor JA. In utero exposure to diethylstilbestrol and blood DNA methylation in women ages 40-59 years from the sister study. PloS one 2015 10(3):e0118757-. [Abstract]
  49. Ekenga C, Parks C, Sandler D. Leisure-time physical activity in relation to occupational physical activity among women. Preventive medicine 2015 74(May):93-96. [Abstract]
  50. O'Brien KM, Sun J, Sandler DP, DeRoo LA, Weinberg CR. Risk factors for young-onset invasive and in situ breast cancer. Cancer causes & control: CCC 2015 26(12):1771-1778. [Abstract]
  51. Ekenga CC, Parks CG, Sandler DP. A prospective study of occupational physical activity and breast cancer risk. Cancer causes & control: CCC 2015 26(12):1779-1789. [Abstract]
  52. Pearce N et al.. IARC monographs: 40 years of evaluating carcinogenic hazards to humans. Environmental health perspectives 2015 123(6):507-514. [Abstract]
  53. Hofmann JN, Beane Freeman LE, Lynch C, Andreotti G, Thomas KW, Sandler DP, Savage SA, Alavanja MC. The Biomarkers of Exposure and Effect in Agriculture (BEEA) Study: Rationale, Design, Methods, and Participant Characteristics. Journal of toxicology and environmental health Part A 78(21-22):1338-1347, 2015. [Abstract]
  54. Reding KW, Young MT, Szpiro AA, Han CJ, DeRoo LA, Weinberg CR, Kaufman JD, Sandler DP. Breast Cancer Risk in Relation to Ambient Air Pollution Exposure at Residences in the Sister Study Cohort. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention: a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology 2015 24(12):1907-1909. [Abstract]
  55. Kim S, Shore DL, Wilson LE, Sanniez EI, Kim JH, Taylor JA, Sandler DP. Lifetime use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and breast cancer risk: results from a prospective study of women with a sister with breast cancer. Breast cancer research: BCR 2015 15(960):-. [Abstract]
  56. Rowland AS, Skipper BJ, Umbach DM, Rabiner DL, Campbell RA, Naftell AJ, Sandler DP. The Prevalence of ADHD in a Population-Based Sample. Journal of attention disorders 2015 19(9):741-754. [Abstract]
  57. Mathur MB, Epel E, Kind S, Desai M, Parks CG, Sandler DP, Khazeni N. Perceived stress and telomere length: A systematic review, meta-analysis, and methodologic considerations for advancing the field. Brain, behavior, and immunity 2016 54(May):158-169. [Abstract]
  58. Beard JD, Engel LS, Richardson DB, Gammon MD, Baird C, Umbach DM, Allen KD, Stanwyck CL, Keller J, Sandler DP, Schmidt S, Kamel F. Military service, deployments, and exposures in relation to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis etiology. Environment international 2016 91():104-115. [Abstract]
  59. Parks CG, D'Aloisio AA, Sandler DP. Early Life Factors Associated with Adult-Onset Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Women. Frontiers in Immunology 7:103, 2016. [Abstract]
  60. Lebov JF, Engel LS, Richardson D, Hogan SL, Hoppin JA, Sandler DP. Pesticide use and risk of end-stage renal disease among licensed pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study. Occupational and environmental medicine 2016 73(1):3-12. [Abstract]
  61. Niehoff NM, Nichols HB, White A, Parks C, D'Aloisio AA, Sandler DP. Childhood and Adolescent Pesticide Exposure and Breast Cancer Risk. Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.) 2016 27(3):326-333. [Abstract]
  62. O'Brien KM, Shi M, Sandler DP, Taylor JA, Zaykin DV, Keller J, Wise AS, Weinberg CR. 2016. A family-based, genome-wide association study of young-onset breast cancer: inherited variants and maternally mediated effects. European journal of human genetics: EJHG 24(9):1316-1323. [Abstract]
  63. Koutros S, Silverman DT, Alavanja MCR, Andreotti G, Lerro CC, Heltshe, Lynch CF, Sandler DP, Blair A, Beane Freeman LE. Occupational exposure to pesticides and bladder cancer risk. International journal of epidemiology 2016 45(3):792-805. [Abstract]
  64. Resnik DB, Miller AK, Kwok R, Engel LS, Sandler DP. Erratum: "Ethical Issues in Environmental Health Research Related to Public Health Emergencies: Reflections on the GuLF STUDY". Environmental health perspectives 2016 124(2):A29-. [Abstract]
  65. Cotton CC, Baird D, Sandler RS, Long MD. Hormonal Contraception Use is Common Among Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases and an Elevated Risk of Deep Vein Thrombosis. Inflammatory bowel diseases 2016 22(7):1631-1638. [Abstract]
  66. Gonzalez NL, O'Brien KM, D'Aloisio AA, Sandler DP, Weinberg CR. Douching, Talc Use, and Risk of Ovarian Cancer. Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.) 2016 ():-. [Abstract]
  67. Greenlee H, Molmenti CS, Falci L, Ulmer R, Deming-Halverson S, DeRoo LA, Sandler DP. High use of complementary and alternative medicine among a large cohort of women with a family history of breast cancer: the Sister Study. Breast cancer research and treatment 2016 156(3):527-538. [Abstract]
  68. Meier HC, Sandler DP Simonsick EM, Parks CG. Association between Vitamin D Deficiency and Antinuclear Antibodies in Middle-Aged and Older U.S. Adults. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention 25(12):1559-63, 2016. [Abstract]
  69. Sponholtz TR, Sandler DP, Applebaum KM. Occupational exposures and chronic kidney disease: Possible associations with endotoxin and ultrafine particles. American journal of industrial medicine 2016 59(1):1-11. [Abstract]
  70. White AJ, Sandler DP, D'Aloisio AA, Stanczyk F, Whitworth KW, Baird DD, Nichols HB. Antimüllerian hormone in relation to tobacco and marijuana use and sources of indoor heating/cooking. Fertility and sterility 2016 106(3):723-730. [Abstract]
  71. Anderson C, Milne GL, Sandler DP, Nichols HB. Oxidative stress in relation to diet and physical activity among premenopausal women. The British journal of nutrition 2016 116(8):1416-1424. [Abstract]
  72. Carnes MU, Hoppin JA, Metwali N, Wyss AB, Hankinson JL, O'Connell EL, Richards M, Long S, Beane Freeman LE, Sandler DP, Henneberger PK, Barker-Cummings C, Umbach DM, Thorne PS, London SJ. House Dust Endotoxin Levels Are Associated with Adult Asthma in a U.S. Farming Population. Annals of the American Thoracic Society 2016 ():-. [Abstract]
  73. Gaudet MM, Carter BD, Brinton LA, Falk RT, Gram IT, Luo J, Milne RL, Nyante SJ, Weiderpass E , Beane-Freeman L, Sandler DP, Robien K, others, Gapstur SM. Pooled analysis of active cigarette smoking and invasive breast cancer risk in 14 cohort studies. International journal of epidemiology 2016 ():-. [Abstract]
  74. Kim S, Campbell J, Yoo W, Taylor JA, Sandler DP. Systemic levels of estrogens and PGE2 synthesis in relation to postmenopausal breast cancer risk. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention: a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology 2016 ():-. [Abstract]
  75. Lowe SR, Kwok RK, Payne J, Engel LS, Galea S, Sandler DP. (2016) Why Does Disaster Recovery Work Influence Mental Health?: Pathways through Physical Health and Income. American journal of community psychology. 58(3-4):354-364.  [Abstract]
  76. Groth C, Banerjee S, Ramachandran G, Stenzel MR, Sandler DP, Blair A, Engel LS, Kwok RK, Stewart PA. (2017) Bivariate Left-Censored Bayesian Model for Predicting Exposure: Preliminary Analysis of Worker Exposure during the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Annals of Work Exposures and Health. 61(1): 76-86. doi: 10.1093/annweh/wxw003
  77. Anderson C, Islam J, Sandler DP, Hodgson E, Sabatino S, Rodruiguez J, Lee C, Nichols HB. Long-Term Satisfaction and Body Image After Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy. Annals of surgical oncology 2017 ():-. [Abstract]
  78. Park YM, O'Brien KM, Zhao S, Weinberg CR, Baird DD, Sandler DP. Gestational diabetes mellitus may be associated with increased risk of breast cancer. British journal of cancer 2017 ():-.  [Abstract]
  79. Anders C, Sandler DP, Weinburg CR, Houck K, Chunduri M, Hodgson ME, Sabatino S, White MC, Rodriguez JL, Nichols HB. Age- and treatment-related associations with health behavior change among breast cancer survivors. Breast (Edinburgh, Scotland) 2017 33():-.  [Abstract]