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Eva S. Schernhammer, DrPH, MD


  • Chen WY, Giobbie-Hurder A, Gantman K, Savoie J, Scheib R, Parker LM, Schernhammer ES.A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of melatonin on breast cancer survivors: impact on sleep, mood, and hot flashes.Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2014 Jun(2):381-8.
  • Schernhammer ES, Feskanich D, Liang G, Han J.Rotating night-shift work and lung cancer risk among female nurses in the United States.Am J Epidemiol. 2013 Nov 1;178(9):1434-41.
  • Ramin C, Devore EE, Pierre-Paul J, Duffy JF, Hankinson SE, Schernhammer ES.Chronotype and breast cancer risk in a cohort of US nurses.Chronobiol. Int. 2013 Nov;30(9):1181-6.
  • Schernhammer ES, Sperati F, Razavi P, Agnoli C, Sieri S, Berrino F, Krogh V, Abbagnato CA, Grioni S, Blandino G, Schunemann HJ, Muti P.Endogenous sex steroids in premenopausal women and risk of breast cancer: the ORDET cohort.Breast Cancer Res. 2013 Jun 18;15(3):R46.
  • Sigurdardottir LG, Valdimarsdottir UA, Mucci LA, Fall K, Rider JR, Schernhammer E, Czeisler CA, Launer L, Harris T, Stampfer MJ, Gudnason V, Lockley SW.Sleep disruption among older men and risk of prostate cancer.Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2013 May;22(5):872-9.
  • Zhang X, Giovannucci EL, Wu K, Gao X, Hu F, Ogino S, Schernhammer ES, Fuchs CS, Redline S, Willett WC, Ma J.Associations of self-reported sleep duration and snoring with colorectal cancer risk in men and women.Sleep. 2013;36(5):681-8.
  • Ogino S, Lochhead P, Chan AT, Nishihara R, Cho E, Wolpin BM, Meyerhardt JA, Meissner A, Schernhammer ES, Fuchs CS, Giovannucci E.Molecular pathological epidemiology of epigenetics: emerging integrative science to analyze environment, host, and disease.Mod Pathol. 2013 Apr;26(4):465-84.
  • Ogino S, Nishihara R, Lochhead P, Imamura Y, Kuchiba A, Morikawa T, Yamauchi M, Liao X, Qian ZR, Sun R, Sato K, Kirkner GJ, Wang M, Spiegelman D, Meyerhardt JA, Schernhammer ES, Chan AT, Giovannucci E, Fuchs CS.Prospective Study of Family History and Colorectal Cancer Risk by Tumor LINE-1 Methylation Level.Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 2012 Nov 21.
  • Schernhammer ES, Bertrand KA, Birmann BM, Sampson L, Willett WC, Feskanich D.Consumption of artificial sweetener- and sugar-containing soda and risk of lymphoma and leukemia in men and women.Am J Clin Nutr. 2012 Dec;96(6):1419-28.
  • Monsees GM, Kraft P, Hankinson SE, Hunter DJ, Schernhammer ES.Circadian genes and breast cancer susceptibility in rotating shift workers.Int J Cancer. 2012 Dec 1;131(11):2547-52.
  • Thompson CA, Waldhör T, Schernhammer ES, Hackl M, Vutuc C, Haidinger G.Smoking and lung cancer: current trends in Austria.Wien. Klin. Wochenschr. 2012 Aug;124(15-16):493-9.
  • Sigurdardottir LG, Valdimarsdottir UA, Fall K, Rider JR, Lockley SW, Schernhammer E, Mucci LA.Circadian disruption, sleep loss, and prostate cancer risk: a systematic review of epidemiologic studies.Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012 Jul;21(7):1002-11.
  • Poole EM, Schernhammer ES, Tworoger SS.Rotating night shift work and risk of ovarian cancer.Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2011 Apr 5.
  • Schernhammer ES, Razavi P, Li TY, Qureshi AA, Han J.Rotating night shifts and risk of skin cancer in the nurses' health study.Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 2011 Apr 6;103(7):602-6.
  • Baba Y, Huttenhower C, Nosho K, Tanaka N, Shima K, Hazra A, Schernhammer ES, Hunter DJ, Giovannucci EL, Fuchs CS, Ogino S.Epigenomic diversity of colorectal cancer indicated by LINE-1 methylation in a database of 869 tumors.Mol Cancer. 2010;9:125.
  • Schernhammer ES, Giovannucci E, Kawasaki T, Rosner B, Fuchs C, Ogino S.Dietary Folate, Alcohol, and B Vitamins in Relation to LINE-1 Hypomethylation in Colon Cancer.Gut. 2010 Jun;59(6):794-9.
  • Bajaj A, Driver JA, Schernhammer ES.Parkinson's disease and cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis.Cancer Causes Control. 2010 May;21(5):697-707. Review.
  • Schernhammer ES, Berrino F, Krogh V, Secreto G, Micheli A, Venturelli E, Grioni S, Sempos CT, Cavalleri A, Schünemann HJ, Strano S, Muti P.Urinary 6-Sulphatoxymelatonin levels and risk of breast cancer in premenopausal women: the ORDET cohort.Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2010 Mar;19(3):729-37.
  • Irahara N, Nosho K, Baba Y, Shima K, Lindeman NI, Hazra A, Schernhammer ES, Hunter DJ, Fuchs CS, Ogino S.Precision of pyrosequencing assay to measure LINE-1 methylation in colon cancer, normal colonic mucosa, and peripheral blood cells.J Mol Diagn. 2010 Mar;12(2):177-83.
  • Flynn-Evans EE, Stevens RG, Tabandeh H, Schernhammer ES, Lockley SW.Total visual blindness is protective against breast cancer.Cancer Causes Control. 2009 Nov;20(9):1753-6.
  • Schernhammer ES, Haidinger G, Waldhör T, Vutuc C.Attitudes about the use of complementary and alternative medicine in cancer treatment.J Altern Complement Med. 2009 Oct;15(10):1115-20.
  • Schernhammer ES, Feskanich D, Niu C, Dopfel R, Holmes MD, Hankinson SE.Dietary correlates of urinary 6-sulfatoxymelatonin concentrations in the Nurses' Health Study cohorts.Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 Oct;90(4):975-85.
  • Viswanathan AN,Schernhammer ES.Circulating melatonin and the risk of breast and endometrial cancer in women.Cancer Lett. 2009 Aug 18;281(1):1-7. Review.
  • Schernhammer ES,Hankinson SE.Urinary melatonin levels and postmenopausal breast cancer risk in the Nurses' Health Study cohort.Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009 Jan;18(1):74-9.
  • Ogino S,Nosho K,Kirkner GJ,Kawasaki T,Chan AT,Schernhammer ES,Giovannucci EL,Fuchs CS.A cohort study of tumoral LINE-1 hypomethylation and prognosis in colon cancer.Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 2008 Dec 3;100(23):1734-8.
  • Nosho K,Irahara N,Shima K,Kure S,Kirkner GJ,Schernhammer ES,Hazra A,Hunter DJ,Quackenbush J,Spiegelman D,Giovannucci EL,Fuchs CS,Ogino S.Comprehensive biostatistical analysis of CpG island methylator phenotype in colorectal cancer using a large population-based sample.PLoS ONE. 2008;3(11):e3698.
  • Schernhammer ES,Giovannuccci E,Fuchs CS,Ogino S.A prospective study of dietary folate and vitamin B and colon cancer according to microsatellite instability and KRAS mutational status.Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2008 Oct;17(10):2895-8.
  • Schernhammer ES,Ogino S,Fuchs CS.Folate and vitamin B6 intake and risk of colon cancer in relation to p53 expression.Gastroenterology. 2008 Sep;135(3):770-80.
  • Schernhammer ES, Ogino S, Fuchs CS.Folate and Vitamin B(6) Intake and Risk of Colon Cancer in Relation to p53 Expression.Gastroenterology..
  • Schernhammer ES,Berrino F,Krogh V,Secreto G,Micheli A,Venturelli E,Sieri S,Sempos CT,Cavalleri A,Schunemann HJ,Strano S,Muti P.Urinary 6-sulfatoxymelatonin levels and risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women.Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 2008 Jun 18;100(12):898-905.
  • Viswanathan AN, Feskanich D, Schernhammer ES, Hankinson SE.Aspirin, NSAID, and acetaminophen use and the risk of endometrial cancer.Cancer Res. 2008 Apr 1;68(7):2507-13.
  • Chan AT, Giovannucci EL, Meyerhardt JA, Schernhammer ES, Wu K, Fuchs CS.Aspirin dose and duration of use and risk of colorectal cancer in men.Gastroenterology. 2008 Jan;134(1):21-8.
  • Viswanathan AN, Hankinson SE, Schernhammer ES.Night shift work and the risk of endometrial cancer.Cancer Res. 2007 Nov 1;67(21):10618-22.
  • Schernhammer ES, Tworoger SS, Eliassen AH, Missmer SA, Holly JM, Pollak MN, Hankinson SE.Body shape throughout life and correlations with IGFs and GH.Endocr Relat Cancer. 2007 Sep;14(3):721-32.
  • Wolpin BM, Michaud DS, Giovannucci EL, Schernhammer ES, Stampfer MJ, Manson JE, Cochrane BB, Rohan TE, Ma J, Pollak MN, Fuchs CS.Circulating insulin-like growth factor binding protein-1 and the risk of pancreatic cancer.Cancer Res. 2007 Aug 15;67(16):7923-8.
  • Wolpin BM, Michaud DS, Giovannucci EL, Schernhammer ES, Stampfer MJ, Manson JE, Cochrane BB, Rohan TE, Ma J, Pollak MN, Fuchs CS.Circulating insulin-like growth factor axis and the risk of pancreatic cancer in four prospective cohorts.Br J Cancer. 2007 Jul 2;97(1):98-104.
  • Schernhammer E, Wolpin B, Rifai N, Cochrane B, Manson JA, Ma J, Giovannucci E, Thomson C, Stampfer MJ, Fuchs C.Plasma folate, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, and homocysteine and pancreatic cancer risk in four large cohorts.Cancer Res. 2007 Jun 1;67(11):5553-60.
  • Schernhammer ES, Holly JM, Hunter DJ, Pollak MN, Hankinson SE.Insulin-like growth factor-I, its binding proteins (IGFBP-1 and IGFBP-3), and growth hormone and breast cancer risk in The Nurses Health Study II.Endocr Relat Cancer. 2006 Jun;13(2):583-92.
  • Kroenke CH, Kubzansky LD, Schernhammer ES, Holmes MD, Kawachi I.Social networks, social support, and survival after breast cancer diagnosis.J Clin Oncol. 2006 Mar 1;24(7):1105-11.
  • Schernhammer ES, Tranah GJ, Giovannucci E, Chan AT, Ma J, Colditz GA, Hunter DJ, Willett WC, Fuchs CS.Cyclin D1 A870G polymorphism and the risk of colorectal cancer and adenoma.Br J Cancer. 2006 Mar 27;94(6):928-34.
  • Schernhammer ES, Kroenke CH, Laden F, Hankinson SE.Night work and risk of breast cancer.Epidemiology. 2006 Jan;17(1):108-11.
  • Kroenke CH, Bennett GG, Fuchs C, Giovannucci E, Kawachi I, Schernhammer E, Holmes MD, Kubzansky LD.Depressive symptoms and prospective incidence of colorectal cancer in women.Am J Epidemiol. 2005 Nov 1;162(9):839-48.
  • Schernhammer ES, Hu FB, Giovannucci E, Michaud DS, Colditz GA, Stampfer MJ, Fuchs CS.Sugar-sweetened soft drink consumption and risk of pancreatic cancer in two prospective cohorts.Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2005 Sep;14(9):2098-105.
  • Megdal SP, Kroenke CH, Laden F, Pukkala E, Schernhammer ES.Night work and breast cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis.Eur J Cancer. 2005 Sep;41(13):2023-32.
  • Schernhammer ES, Hankinson SE.Urinary melatonin levels and breast cancer risk.J Natl Cancer Inst. 2005 Jul 20;97(14):1084-7.
  • Schernhammer ES, Holly JM, Pollak MN, Hankinson SE.Circulating levels of insulin-like growth factors, their binding proteins, and breast cancer risk.Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2005 Mar;14(3):699-704.
  • Schernhammer ES, Colditz GA.Suicide rates among physicians: a quantitative and gender assessment (meta-analysis).Am J Psychiatry. 2004 Dec;161(12):2295-302.
  • Schernhammer ES, Rosner B, Willett WC, Laden F, Colditz GA, Hankinson SE.Epidemiology of urinary melatonin in women and its relation to other hormones and night work.Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2004 Jun;13(6):936-43.
  • Schernhammer ES, Kang JH, Chan AT, Michaud DS, Skinner HG, Giovannucci E, Colditz GA, Fuchs CS.A prospective study of aspirin use and the risk of pancreatic cancer in women.J Natl Cancer Inst. 2004 Jan 7;96(1):22-8.
  • Schernhammer ES, Laden F, Speizer FE, Willett WC, Hunter DJ, Kawachi I, Colditz GA.Rotating night shifts and risk of breast cancer in women participating in the nurses' health study.J Natl Cancer Inst. 2001 Oct 17;93(20):1563-8.