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Evaluation of a Dedicated Tobacco Cessation Support Service for Thoracic Cancer Center Patients.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2018 Sep/Oct;24(5):E12-E19

Departments of Health Behavior (Drs Amato, Bansal-Travers, and Hyland) and Medicine (Drs Reid and Mahoney), Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York; Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health (Drs Amato and Ochs-Balcom), Primary Care Research Institute, Department of Family Medicine (Dr Amato), and Department of Community Health and Health Behavior (Dr Giovino), University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York; and Department of Radiation Oncology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina (Dr Warren).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PHH.0000000000000674DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6014867PMC
September 2019

A Cross-Sectional Analysis of Telomere Length and Sleep in the Women's Health Initiative.

Am J Epidemiol 2019 May 30. Epub 2019 May 30.

Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwz134DOI Listing
May 2019

Effects of ALAD genotype on the relationship between lead exposure and anthropometry in a Cohort of Mexican children.

Environ Res 2019 Mar 5;170:65-72. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2018.12.003DOI Listing
March 2019

Lower Airway Bacterial Colonization Patterns and Species-Specific Interactions in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

J Clin Microbiol 2018 Oct 25;56(10). Epub 2018 Sep 25.

Department of Medicine, Clinical and Translational Research Center, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.00330-18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6156310PMC
October 2018

Admixture mapping and fine-mapping of birth weight loci in the Black Women's Health Study.

Hum Genet 2018 Jul 13;137(6-7):535-542. Epub 2018 Jul 13.

Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1860 SPH I, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00439-018-1908-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6330255PMC
July 2018

Sleep and Breast Cancer in the Western New York Exposures and Breast Cancer (WEB) Study.

J Clin Sleep Med 2018 Jan 15;14(1):81-86. Epub 2018 Jan 15.

Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5664/jcsm.6886DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5734898PMC
January 2018

Sleep quality, duration, and breast cancer aggressiveness.

Breast Cancer Res Treat 2017 Jul 17;164(1):169-178. Epub 2017 Apr 17.

Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10549-017-4245-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5488283PMC
July 2017

Gene-Hormone Therapy Interaction and Fracture Risk in Postmenopausal Women.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2017 06;102(6):1908-1916

Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14214.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/jc.2016-2936DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5470770PMC
June 2017

The influence of genetic susceptibility and calcium plus vitamin D supplementation on fracture risk.

Am J Clin Nutr 2017 04 1;105(4):970-979. Epub 2017 Feb 1.

Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.116.144550DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5366049PMC
April 2017

Dietary Intake of Lutein and Diabetic Retinopathy in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study (ARIC).

Ophthalmic Epidemiol 2016 7;23(2):99-108. Epub 2016 Mar 7.

d Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, School of Public Health and Health Professions , University at Buffalo, The State University of New York , Buffalo , NY , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/09286586.2015.1129426DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4861223PMC
September 2016

Adiposity is associated with p53 gene mutations in breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Res Treat 2015 Oct 12;153(3):635-45. Epub 2015 Sep 12.

Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10549-015-3570-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5512545PMC
October 2015

Insulin receptor variants and obesity-related cancers in the Framingham Heart Study.

Cancer Causes Control 2015 Aug 16;26(8):1189-95. Epub 2015 Jun 16.

Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health, Steinhardt School, New York University, 411 Lafayette Street, 5th Floor, Room 542, New York, NY, 10003, USA,

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August 2015

Tobacco Cessation May Improve Lung Cancer Patient Survival.

J Thorac Oncol 2015 Jul;10(7):1014-9

*Department of Health Behavior, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York; †Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, ‡Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York; §Department of Radiation Oncology, Hollings Cancer Center, and ‖Department of Cell and Molecular Pharmacology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JTO.0000000000000578DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4494894PMC
July 2015

Building a funded research program in cancer health disparities: considerations for young investigators.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2015 May;24(5):882-5

Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology and Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-15-0136DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4418019PMC
May 2015

Association of serum 17β-estradiol concentration, hormone therapy, and alveolar crest height in postmenopausal women.

J Periodontol 2015 Apr 16;86(4):595-605. Epub 2015 Jan 16.

Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1902/jop.2015.140533DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4469131PMC
April 2015

Dietary lignan intake and androgen receptor expression in breast tumors.

Cancer Causes Control 2015 Feb 4;26(2):311-317. Epub 2014 Dec 4.

Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10552-014-0504-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4302025PMC
February 2015

Putative linkage signals identified for breast cancer in African American families.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2015 Feb 4;24(2):442-7. Epub 2014 Dec 4.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio. Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-14-1131DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4323921PMC
February 2015

"It takes a village": multilevel approaches to recruit African Americans and their families for genetic research.

J Community Genet 2015 Jan 12;6(1):39-45. Epub 2014 Aug 12.

Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, 270 Farber Hall, Buffalo, NY, 14214-8001, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12687-014-0199-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4286558PMC
January 2015

Adipokines do not mediate the association of obesity and colorectal adenoma.

J Cancer Epidemiol 2014 13;2014:371254. Epub 2014 Aug 13.

Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/371254DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4147295PMC
September 2014

Genome-wide association of body fat distribution in African ancestry populations suggests new loci.

PLoS Genet 2013 15;9(8):e1003681. Epub 2013 Aug 15.

Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1003681DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3744443PMC
March 2014

Racial differences in the association of insulin-like growth factor pathway and colorectal adenoma risk.

Cancer Causes Control 2014 Feb 6;25(2):161-70. Epub 2013 Nov 6.

Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10552-013-0318-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3946890PMC
February 2014

The association of depressive symptoms and pulmonary function in healthy adults.

Psychosom Med 2013 Oct 19;75(8):737-43. Epub 2013 Aug 19.

Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, 270 Farber Hall, Buffalo, NY 14214-8001.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PSY.0b013e3182a15672DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3797871PMC
October 2013

Genetic polymorphisms of TERT and CLPTM1L and risk of lung cancer--a case-control study in a Chinese population.

Lung Cancer 2013 May 19;80(2):131-7. Epub 2013 Feb 19.

Department of Social and Preventive, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14221, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lungcan.2013.01.021DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3627395PMC
May 2013

Relationship between hysterectomy and admixture in African American women.

Am J Obstet Gynecol 2013 Apr 17;208(4):279.e1-7. Epub 2013 Jan 17.

Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2013.01.027DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3613241PMC
April 2013

No Association between Circulating Levels and Genetic Variants of IL-6 and TNF-α and Colon Adenoma.

Gastroenterology Res 2013 Apr;6(2)

Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4021/gr529wDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3825207PMC
April 2013

Estimating kinship in admixed populations.

Am J Hum Genet 2012 Jul 28;91(1):122-38. Epub 2012 Jun 28.

Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajhg.2012.05.024DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3397261PMC
July 2012

Establishing a community partnership to optimize recruitment of African American pedigrees for a genetic epidemiology study.

J Community Genet 2011 Dec 9;2(4):223-31. Epub 2011 Jul 9.

Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, 270 Farber Hall, Buffalo, NY, 14214-8001, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12687-011-0059-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3215785PMC
December 2011

Replication of breast cancer GWAS susceptibility loci in the Women's Health Initiative African American SHARe Study.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2011 Sep 27;20(9):1950-9. Epub 2011 Jul 27.

Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98109, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-11-0524DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3202611PMC
September 2011

Hormonal factors and risks of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma in postmenopausal women.

Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 2011 Jun 19;4(6):840-50. Epub 2011 Apr 19.

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-10-0389DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3107894PMC
June 2011

Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms are associated with adiposity phenotypes.

Am J Clin Nutr 2011 Jan 3;93(1):5-10. Epub 2010 Nov 3.

Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.2010.29986DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3001595PMC
January 2011

Antioxidants and pulmonary function among police officers.

J Occup Environ Med 2010 Nov;52(11):1124-31

Biostatistics and Epidemiology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1095 Willowdale Rd., Morgantown, WV 26505-2888, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JOM.0b013e3181f7cb4cDOI Listing
November 2010

A RecQ Protein-like 5 Haplotype is Associated With Colon Cancer.

Gastroenterology Res 2010 Jun 20;3(3):101-105. Epub 2010 May 20.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 44106, USA; Department of Family Medicine, Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, 44106, USA; Case Center for Transdisciplinary Research on Energetics and Cancer, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 44106, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4021/gr2010.06.214wDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5139762PMC
June 2010

Program update and novel use of the DESPAIR program to design a genome-wide linkage study using relative pairs.

Hum Hered 2010 2;69(1):45-51. Epub 2009 Oct 2.

Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA.

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https://www.karger.com/Article/FullText/243153
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000243153DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2880734PMC
January 2010

Association of vitamin D receptor gene variants, adiposity and colon cancer.

Carcinogenesis 2008 Sep 14;29(9):1788-93. Epub 2008 Jul 14.

Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/carcin/bgn166DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2722851PMC
September 2008

A meta-analysis of the association of N-acetyltransferase 2 gene (NAT2) variants with breast cancer.

Am J Epidemiol 2007 Aug 29;166(3):246-54. Epub 2007 May 29.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University, and Ireland Comprehensive Cancer Center at University Hospitals of Cleveland, OH 44106-7281, USA.

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https://academic.oup.com/aje/article-lookup/doi/10.1093/aje/
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwm066DOI Listing
August 2007

Consortium approach to identifying genes for Barrett's esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma.

Transl Res 2007 Jul 25;150(1):3-17. Epub 2007 May 25.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trsl.2007.02.005DOI Listing
July 2007

Pulmonary function and abdominal adiposity in the general population.

Chest 2006 Apr;129(4):853-62

INFORMA, National Cancer Institute Regina Elena, Rome, Via Elio Chianesi 53, 00144 Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1378/chest.129.4.853DOI Listing
April 2006

Oxidative stress and pulmonary function in the general population.

Am J Epidemiol 2005 Dec 3;162(12):1137-45. Epub 2005 Nov 3.

Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwi339DOI Listing
December 2005

Is being breastfed as an infant associated with adult pulmonary function?

J Am Coll Nutr 2005 Oct;24(5):327-33

Department of Medicine, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, USA.

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October 2005