Publications by authors named "David H Brewster"

82Publications

Key factors associated with social distress after prostate cancer: Results from the United Kingdom Life after Prostate Cancer diagnosis study.

Cancer Epidemiol 2019 06 6;60:201-207. Epub 2019 May 6.

Leeds Institute of Medical Research at St James's, University of Leeds, UK; Leeds Institute of Data Analytics, University of Leeds, UK; Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.canep.2019.04.006DOI Listing
June 2019

Declining hysterectomy prevalence and the estimated impact on uterine cancer incidence in Scotland.

Cancer Epidemiol 2019 04 2;59:227-231. Epub 2019 Mar 2.

Division of Cancer Sciences, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, University of Manchester, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.canep.2019.02.008DOI Listing
April 2019

Quality of life in men living with advanced and localised prostate cancer in the UK: a population-based study.

Lancet Oncol 2019 03 31;20(3):436-447. Epub 2019 Jan 31.

Leeds Institute of Medical Research at St James's, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK; Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK; Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(18)30780-0DOI Listing
March 2019

Real-world evidence was feasible for estimating effectiveness of chemotherapy in breast cancer: a cohort study.

J Clin Epidemiol 2019 05 31;109:125-132. Epub 2019 Jan 31.

Edinburgh Clinical Trials Unit, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S08954356183081
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2019.01.006DOI Listing
May 2019

Survival of adults with cancers of bone or soft tissue in Europe-Report from the EUROCARE-5 study.

Cancer Epidemiol 2018 10 1;56:146-153. Epub 2018 Sep 1.

Evaluative Epidemiology Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale Tumori di Milano, Milan, Italy. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.canep.2018.08.010DOI Listing
October 2018

Occult blood in faeces is associated with all-cause and non-colorectal cancer mortality.

Gut 2018 12 16;67(12):2116-2123. Epub 2018 Jul 16.

Bowel Screening Research Unit, Centre for Research into Cancer Prevention and Screening, Medical Research Institute, Division of Cancer, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, Scotland.

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http://gut.bmj.com/lookup/doi/10.1136/gutjnl-2018-316483
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/gutjnl-2018-316483DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6241609PMC
December 2018

The impact of cancer on subsequent chance of pregnancy: a population-based analysis.

Hum Reprod 2018 07;33(7):1281-1290

Department of Oncology and Haematology, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Sciennes Road, Edinburgh, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/humrep/dey216DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6012597PMC
July 2018

Pathways to diagnosis of a second primary cancer: protocol for a mixed-methods systematic review.

BMJ Open 2017 12 21;7(12):e017929. Epub 2017 Dec 21.

Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017929DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5988126PMC
December 2017

Is initial excision of cutaneous melanoma by General Practitioners (GPs) dangerous? Comparing patient outcomes following excision of melanoma by GPs or in hospital using national datasets and meta-analysis.

Eur J Cancer 2017 11 5;86:373-384. Epub 2017 Nov 5.

Institute of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, UK. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejca.2017.09.034DOI Listing
November 2017

Metformin and survival of people with type 2 diabetes and pleural mesothelioma: A population-based retrospective cohort study.

Lung Cancer 2016 09 20;99:194-9. Epub 2016 Jul 20.

Usher Institute for Population Health Sciences and Informatics, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lungcan.2016.07.020DOI Listing
September 2016

Interval cancers in a national colorectal cancer screening programme.

United European Gastroenterol J 2016 Aug 6;4(4):587-94. Epub 2016 Jan 6.

Centre for Research into Cancer Prevention and Screening (CRiPS), University of Dundee, Dundee, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2050640615624294DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4971793PMC
August 2016

Response to Crocetti et al.

Am J Gastroenterol 2016 08;111(8):1202-3

Section of Gastroenterology, ICAMS, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ajg.2016.228DOI Listing
August 2016

Worldwide Inverse Association between Gastric Cancer and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Suggesting a Common Environmental Factor Exerting Opposing Effects.

Am J Gastroenterol 2016 Feb 12;111(2):228-39. Epub 2016 Jan 12.

Section of Gastroenterology, Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ajg.2015.405DOI Listing
February 2016

Survival variations by country and age for lymphoid and myeloid malignancies in Europe 2000-2007: Results of EUROCARE-5 population-based study.

Eur J Cancer 2015 Oct 26;51(15):2254-2268. Epub 2015 Sep 26.

Registre des hémopathies malignes de la Gironde, Institut Bergonié, Bordeaux, France 12 Centre Inserm U897, CIC 1401, Bordeaux, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejca.2015.08.003DOI Listing
October 2015

Risk of oesophageal cancer among patients previously hospitalised with eating disorder.

Cancer Epidemiol 2015 Jun 11;39(3):313-20. Epub 2015 Mar 11.

NHS National Services Scotland, Gyle Square, 1 South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.canep.2015.02.009DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4464101PMC
June 2015

Descriptive epidemiology of cancer of unknown primary site in Scotland, 1961-2010.

Cancer Epidemiol 2014 Jun 13;38(3):227-34. Epub 2014 Apr 13.

Wolfson Wohl Cancer Research Centre, College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences, Institute of Cancer Sciences, University of Glasgow, Garscube Estate, Glasgow G61 1QH, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.canep.2014.03.010DOI Listing
June 2014

Policy for home or hospice as the preferred place of death from cancer: Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Study population cohort shows challenges across all ethnic groups in Scotland.

BMJ Support Palliat Care 2015 Dec 19;5(4):443-51. Epub 2013 Nov 19.

Information Services Division, NHS National Services Scotland, Edinburgh, UK Centre for Population Health Sciences Edinburgh University Medical School, Edinburgh, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjspcare-2013-000485DOI Listing
December 2015

Association between socioeconomic factors and cancer risk: a population cohort study in Scotland (1991-2006).

PLoS One 2014 27;9(2):e89513. Epub 2014 Feb 27.

University of Glasgow, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences: Dental School, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3937337PMC
October 2014

Introduction.

IARC Sci Publ 2014 (164 Pt 1):23-36

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July 2016

Subsequent mortality experience in five-year survivors of childhood, adolescent and young adult cancer in Scotland: a population based, retrospective cohort study.

Eur J Cancer 2013 Oct 8;49(15):3274-83. Epub 2013 Jun 8.

Information Services Division, NHS National Services Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom; Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejca.2013.05.004DOI Listing
October 2013

Increasing survival of hepatocellular carcinoma patients in Scotland: a review of national cancer registry data.

HPB (Oxford) 2013 Apr 15;15(4):279-85. Epub 2012 Oct 15.

Division of Clinical and Population Sciences and Education, University of Dundee, Dundee DD2 4BF, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1477-2574.2012.00567.xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3608982PMC
April 2013

Does the 'Scottish effect' apply to all ethnic groups? All-cancer, lung, colorectal, breast and prostate cancer in the Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Cohort Study.

BMJ Open 2012 25;2(5). Epub 2012 Sep 25.

Edinburgh Ethnicity and Health Research Group, Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2012-001957DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3467629PMC
February 2013

Socioeconomic inequalities in incidence of lung and upper aero-digestive tract cancer by age, tumour subtype and sex: a population-based study in Scotland (2000-2007).

Cancer Epidemiol 2012 Jun 20;36(3):e164-70. Epub 2012 Mar 20.

Information Services Division, NHS National Services Scotland, Gyle Square, 1 South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.canep.2012.01.007DOI Listing
June 2012

Impact of the UK colorectal cancer screening pilot studies on incidence, stage distribution and mortality trends.

Cancer Epidemiol 2012 Aug 14;36(4):e232-42. Epub 2012 Mar 14.

Scottish Cancer Registry, Information Services Division, NHS National Services Scotland, Gyle Square, 1 South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh EH12 9EB, UK.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S18777821120001
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.canep.2012.02.006DOI Listing
August 2012

Should we use total mortality rather than cancer specific mortality to judge cancer screening programmes? No.

BMJ 2011 Oct 13;343:d6397. Epub 2011 Oct 13.

Scottish Bowel Screening Programme.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d6397DOI Listing
October 2011

Left-sided excess of invasive cutaneous melanoma.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2011 Jul;65(1):207-8; author reply 208-10

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2011.01.035DOI Listing
July 2011

UK cancer survival statistics. Survival is multifactorial.

BMJ 2010 Sep 22;341:c5133. Epub 2010 Sep 22.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c5133DOI Listing
September 2010

Cohort profile: Scottish health and ethnicity linkage study of 4.65 million people exploring ethnic variations in disease in Scotland.

Int J Epidemiol 2011 Oct 24;40(5):1168-75. Epub 2010 Jul 24.

Public Health Sciences, Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyq118DOI Listing
October 2011

Risk of skin cancer after neonatal phototherapy: retrospective cohort study.

Arch Dis Child 2010 Oct 23;95(10):826-31. Epub 2010 Jun 23.

Scottish Cancer Registry, Information Services Division, NHS National Services Scotland, Gyle Square, 1 South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh EH12 9EB, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/adc.2009.179275DOI Listing
October 2010

Clinical relevance of conditional survival of cancer patients in europe: age-specific analyses of 13 cancers.

J Clin Oncol 2010 May 20;28(15):2520-8. Epub 2010 Apr 20.

Department of Research, Eindhoven Cancer Registry, Comprehensive Cancer Centre South, Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2009.25.9697DOI Listing
May 2010

Reduced risk of oestrogen receptor positive breast cancer among peri- and post-menopausal women in Scotland following a striking decrease in use of hormone replacement therapy.

Eur J Cancer 2010 Mar 1;46(5):937-43. Epub 2010 Feb 1.

Information Services Division, NHS National Services Scotland, Gyle Square, 1 South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh EH12 9EB, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejca.2010.01.003DOI Listing
March 2010

Model-based projections for deriving up-to-date cancer survival estimates: an international evaluation.

Int J Cancer 2009 Dec;125(11):2666-72

Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Ageing Research, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ijc.24614DOI Listing
December 2009

Declining breast cancer incidence and decreased HRT use.

Lancet 2009 Feb;373(9662):459-60; author reply 461

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(09)60165-3DOI Listing
February 2009

Left-sided excess in the laterality of cutaneous melanoma.

Arch Dermatol 2008 Sep;144(9):1235

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/archderm.144.9.1235-aDOI Listing
September 2008

Left-sided excess of invasive cutaneous melanoma in six countries.

Eur J Cancer 2007 Dec 7;43(18):2634-7. Epub 2007 Nov 7.

Scottish Cancer Registry, Information Services Division, NHS National Services Scotland, Gyle Square, 1 South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh EH12 9EB, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejca.2007.09.021DOI Listing
December 2007

Ascertainment of breast cancer by the Scottish Cancer Registry: an assessment based on comparison with five independent breast cancer trials databases.

Breast 2008 Feb 12;17(1):104-6. Epub 2007 Sep 12.

Information Services Division, NHS National Services Scotland, Gyle Square, 1 South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh EH12 9EB, Scotland, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.breast.2007.07.044DOI Listing
February 2008

Population-based cancer registries: the invisible key to cancer control.

Lancet Oncol 2005 Apr;6(4):193-5

Scottish Cancer Registry, Information Services, NHS National Services Scotland, Gyle Square, 1 South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh, EH12 9EB, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(05)70071-1DOI Listing
April 2005

Risk of breast cancer after miscarriage or induced abortion: a Scottish record linkage case-control study.

J Epidemiol Community Health 2005 Apr;59(4):283-7

Information Services, NHS National Services Scotland, Gyle Square, 1 South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh EH12 9EB, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jech.2004.026393DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1733063PMC
April 2005

Changing trends in incidence and mortality of thyroid cancer in Scotland.

Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 2005 Feb;62(2):156-62

Endocrinology Unit, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2265.2004.02187.xDOI Listing
February 2005

Impact of a cancer registry-based genealogy service to support clinical genetics services.

Fam Cancer 2004 ;3(2):139-41

Scottish Cancer Registry, Information Statistics Division (NHSScotland), Trinity Park House, Edinburgh, EH5 3SQ, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/B:FAME.0000039865.29247.75DOI Listing
November 2004

Changing trends in incidence of lung cancer by histologic type in Scotland.

Int J Cancer 2002 Nov;102(2):179-83

ARC Epidemiology Unit, Stopford Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ijc.10661DOI Listing
November 2002