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Brenda M. Birmann, ScD

Publications

  • Teras LR, Kitahara CM, Birmann BM, Hartge PA, Wang SS, Robien K, Patel AV, Adami HO, Weiderpass E, Giles GG, Singh PN, Alavanja M, Beane Freeman LE, Bernstein L, Buring JE, Colditz GA, Fraser GE, Gapstur SM, Michael Gaziano J, Giovannucci E, Hofmann JN, Linet MS, Neta G, Park Y, Purdue MP.Body size and multiple myeloma mortality: a pooled analysis of 20 prospective studies.British Journal of Haematology. 2014 May 23.
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  • Birmann BM, Giovannucci EL, Rosner BA, Colditz GA.Regular aspirin use and risk of multiple myeloma: a prospective analysis in the health professionals follow-up study and nurses' health study.Cancer Prev Res (Phila Pa). 2014 Jan;7(1):33-41.
    24282256
  • Epstein MM, Breen EC, Magpantay L, Detels R, Lepone L, Penugonda S, Bream JH, Jacobson LP, Martínez-Maza O, Birmann BM.Temporal stability of serum concentrations of cytokines and soluble receptors measured across two years in low-risk HIV-seronegative men.Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2013 Nov;22(11):2009-15.
    23983237
  • Andreotti G, Birmann B, De Roos AJ, Spinelli J, Cozen W, Camp NJ, Moysich K, Chiu B, Steplowski E, Krzystan J, Boffetta P, Benhaim-Luzon V, Brennan P, de Sanjosé S, Costas L, Costantini AS, Miligi L, Cocco P, Becker N, Foretová L, Maynadié M, Nieters A, Staines A, Tricot G, Milliken K, Weisenburger D, Zheng T, Baris D, Purdue MP.A pooled analysis of alcohol consumption and risk of multiple myeloma in the international multiple myeloma consortium.Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2013 Sep;22(9):1620-7.
    23964064
  • Bertrand KA, Giovannucci E, Zhang SM, Laden F, Rosner B, Birmann BM.A prospective analysis of body size during childhood, adolescence, and adulthood and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.Cancer Prev Res (Phila Pa). 2013 Aug;6(8):864-73.
    23803416
  • Berndt SI, Skibola CF, Joseph V, Camp NJ, Nieters A, Wang Z, Cozen W, Monnereau A, Wang SS, Kelly RS, Lan Q, Teras LR, Chatterjee N, Chung CC, Yeager M, Brooks-Wilson AR, Hartge P, Purdue MP, Birmann BM, Armstrong BK, Cocco P, Zhang Y, Severi G, Zeleniuch-Jacquotte A, Lawrence C, Burdette L, Yuenger J, Hutchinson A, Jacobs KB, Call TG, Shanafelt TD, Novak AJ, Kay NE, Liebow M, Wang AH, Smedby KE, Adami HO, Melbye M, Glimelius B, Chang ET, Glenn M, Curtin K, Cannon-Albright LA, Jones B, Diver WR, Link BK, Weiner GJ, Conde L, Bracci PM, Riby J, Holly EA, Smith MT, Jackson RD, Tinker LF, Benavente Y, Becker N, Boffetta P, Brennan P, Foretova L, Maynadie M, McKay J, Staines A, Rabe KG, Achenbach SJ, Vachon CM, Goldin LR, Strom SS, Lanasa MC, Spector LG, Leis JF, Cunningham JM, Weinberg JB, Morrison VA, Caporaso NE, Norman AD, Linet MS, De Roos AJ, Morton LM, Severson RK, Riboli E, Vineis P, Kaaks R, Trichopoulos D, Masala G, Weiderpass E, Chirlaque MD, Vermeulen RC, Travis RC, Giles GG, Albanes D, Virtamo J, Weinstein S, Clavel J, Zheng T, Holford TR, Offit K, Zelenetz A, Klein RJ, Spinelli JJ, Bertrand KA, Laden F, Giovannucci E, Kraft P, Kricker A, Turner J, Vajdic CM, Ennas MG, Ferri GM, Miligi L, Liang L, Sampson J, Crouch S, Park JH, North KE, Cox A, Snowden JA, Wright J, Carracedo A, Lopez-Otin C, Bea S, Salaverria I, Martin-Garcia D, Campo E, Fraumeni JF, de Sanjose S, Hjalgrim H, Cerhan JR, Chanock SJ, Rothman N, Slager SL.Genome-wide association study identifies multiple risk loci for chronic lymphocytic leukemia.Nat Genet. 2013 Aug;45(8):868-76.
    23770605
  • Patel AV, Diver WR, Teras LR, Birmann BM, Gapstur SM.Body mass index, height and risk of lymphoid neoplasms in a large United States cohort.Leuk Lymphoma. 2013 Jun;54(6):1221-7.
    23098244
  • Perrotta C, Kleefeld S, Staines A, Tewari P, De Roos AJ, Baris D, Birmann B, Chiu B, Cozen W, Becker N, Foretova L, Maynadié M, Nieters A, de Sanjosé S, Miligi L, Seniori Costantini A, Purdue M, Spinelli J, Cocco P.Multiple myeloma and occupation: a pooled analysis by the International Multiple Myeloma Consortium.Cancer Epidemiology. 2013 Jun;37(3):300-5.
    23403129
  • 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.
    23097267
  • Birmann BM, Neuhouser ML, Rosner B, Albanes D, Buring JE, Giles GG, Lan Q, Lee IM, Purdue MP, Rothman N, Severi G, Yuan JM, Anderson KC, Pollak M, Rifai N, Hartge P, Landgren O, Lessin L, Virtamo J, Wallace RB, Manson JE, Colditz GA.Pre-diagnosis biomarkers of insulin-like growth factor-1, insulin, and interleukin-6 dysregulation and multiple myeloma risk in the Multiple Myeloma Cohort Consortium.Blood. 2012 Oct 16.
    23074271
  • Becker N, Falster MO, Vajdic CM, de Sanjose S, Martínez-Maza O, Bracci PM, Melbye M, Smedby KE, Engels EA, Turner J, Vineis P, Costantini AS, Holly EA, Spinelli JJ, La Vecchia C, Zheng T, Chiu BC, Montella M, Cocco P, Maynadié M, Foretova L, Staines A, Brennan P, Davis S, Severson R, Cerhan JR, Breen EC, Birmann B, Cozen W, Grulich AE, Newton R.Self-reported history of infections and the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: an InterLymph pooled analysis.Int J Cancer. 2012 Nov 15;131(10):2342-8.
    22266776
  • Teras LR, Gapstur SM, Diver WR, Birmann BM, Patel AV.Recreational physical activity, leisure sitting time and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoid neoplasms in the American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study II Cohort.Int J Cancer. 2012 Jan 24.
    22275172
  • Kasperzyk JL, Chang ET, Birmann BM, Kraft P, Zheng T, Mueller NE.Nutrients and Genetic Variation Involved in One-Carbon Metabolism and Hodgkin Lymphoma Risk: A Population-based Case-Control Study.Am J Epidemiol. 2011 Oct 1;174(7):816-27.
    21810727
  • Mueller NE, Lennette ET, Dupnik K, Birmann BM.Antibody titers against EBNA1 and EBNA2 in relation to Hodgkin lymphoma and history of infectious mononucleosis.Int J Cancer. 2011 Jul 29.
    21805472
  • Bertrand KA, Birmann BM, Chang ET, Spiegelman D, Aster JC, Zhang SM, Laden F.A prospective study of Epstein-Barr virus antibodies and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.Blood. 2010 Nov 4;116(18):3547-53.
    20647565
  • Grulich AE, Vajdic CM, Falster MO, Kane E, Smedby KE, Bracci PM, de Sanjose S, Becker N, Turner J, Martinez-Maza O, Melbye M, Engels EA, Vineis P, Costantini AS, Holly EA, Spinelli JJ, La Vecchia C, Zheng T, Chiu BC, Franceschi S, Cocco P, Maynadié M, Foretova L, Staines A, Brennan P, Davis S, Severson RK, Cerhan JR, Breen EC, Birmann B, Cozen W.Birth order and risk of non-hodgkin lymphoma--true association or bias?.Am J Epidemiol. 2010 Sep 15;172(6):621-30.
    20720098
  • Vajdic CM, Falster MO, de Sanjose S, Martínez-Maza O, Becker N, Bracci PM, Melbye M, Smedby KE, Engels EA, Turner J, Vineis P, Costantini AS, Holly EA, Kane E, Spinelli JJ, La Vecchia C, Zheng T, Chiu BC, Dal Maso L, Cocco P, Maynadié M, Foretova L, Staines A, Brennan P, Davis S, Severson R, Cerhan JR, Breen EC, Birmann B, Cozen W, Grulich AE.Atopic disease and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: an InterLymph pooled analysis.Cancer Res. 2009 Aug 15;69(16):6482-9.
    19654312
  • Chang ET,Birmann BM,Kasperzyk JL,Conti DV,Kraft P,Ambinder RF,Zheng T,Mueller NE.Polymorphic variation in NFKB1 and other aspirin-related genes and risk of Hodgkin lymphoma.Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009 Mar;18(3):976-86.
    19223558
  • Birmann BM, Tamimi RM, Giovannucci E, Rosner B, Hunter DJ, Kraft P, Mitsiades C, Anderson KC, Colditz GA.Insulin-like Growth Factor-1- and Interleukin-6-related Gene Variation and Risk of Multiple Myeloma.Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009 Jan;18(1):282-8.
    19124510
  • Birmann BM, Breen EC, Stuver S, Cranston B, Martnez-Maza O, Falk KI, Okayama A, Hanchard B, Mueller N, Hisada M.Population differences in immune marker profiles associated with human T-lymphotropic virus type I infection in Japan and Jamaica.Int J Cancer. 2009 Feb 1;124(3):614-21.
    18989900
  • Ekström Smedby K, Vajdic CM, Falster M, Engels EA, Martínez-Maza O, Turner J, Hjalgrim H, Vineis P, Seniori Costantini A, Bracci PM, Holly EA, Willett E, Spinelli JJ, La Vecchia C, Zheng T, Becker N, De Sanjosé S, Chiu BC, Dal Maso L, Cocco P, Maynadié M, Foretova L, Staines A, Brennan P, Davis S, Severson R, Cerhan JR, Breen EC, Birmann B, Grulich AE, Cozen W.Autoimmune disorders and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma subtypes: a pooled analysis within the InterLymph Consortium.Blood. 2008 Apr 15;111(8):4029-38.
    18263783
  • Birmann BM, Giovannucci E, Rosner B, Anderson KC, Colditz GA.Body mass index, physical activity, and risk of multiple myeloma.Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2007 Jul;16(7):1474-8.
    17627013
  • Birmann BM, Mueller NE, Okayama A, Hsieh CC, Tsubouchi H, Harn D, Stuver SO.Patterns of serum type 1 and type 2 immune markers in healthy carriers of HTLV-I.J Med Virol. 2006 Jun;78(6):847-52.
    16628590
  • Birmann BM, Mueller N, Okayama A, Hsieh CC, Tachibana N, Tsubouchi H, Lennette ET, Harn D, Stuver S.Serologic assessment of type 1 and type 2 immunity in healthy Japanese adults.Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2004 Aug;13(8):1385-91.
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