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The Consortium of Metabolomics Studies (COMETS): Metabolomics in 47 Prospective Cohort Studies
(AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY, 2019-06)
The Consortium of Metabolomics Studies (COMETS) was established in 2014 to facilitate large-scale collaborative research on the human metabolome and its relationship with disease etiology, diagnosis, and prognosis. COMETS ...
The functional ALDH2 polymorphism is associated with breast cancer risk: A pooled analysis from the Breast Cancer Association Consortium
(Molecular Genetics & Genome Medicine, 2019-06)
BackgroundEpidemiological studies consistently indicate that alcohol consumption is an independent risk factor for female breast cancer (BC). Although the aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 (ALDH2) polymorphism (rs671: Glu>Lys) has ...
Optimism may moderate screening mammogram frequency in Medicare A longitudinal study
Higher trait optimism and/or lower cynical hostility are associated with healthier behaviors and lower risk of morbidity and mortality, yet their association with health care utilization has been understudied. Whether these ...
Fine-mapping of a novel premenopausal breast cancer susceptibility locus at Chr4q31.22 in Caucasian women and validation in African and Chinese women
(Intenational Journal of Cancer, 2020-03-01)
We previously identified a novel breast cancer susceptibility variant on chromosome 4q31.22 locus (rs1429142) conferring risk among women of European ancestry. Here, we report replication of findings, validation of the ...