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2011

Buck K, Zaineddin AK, Vrieling A, Heinz J, Flesch-Janys D, Linseisen J, and Chang-Claude J. Estimated enterolignans, lignan-rich foods, and fibre in relation to survival after postmenopausal breast cancer. Brit. J. Cancer (accepted for publication).

Buck K; Vrieling A; Zaineddin AK; Becker S; Hüsing A; Kaaks R; Linseisen J; Flesch-Janys D; Chang-Claude J. Serum Enterolactone and Prognosis of Postmenopausal Breast Cancer. J Clin Oncol (in press)

Buck K, Vrieling A, Flesch-Janys D, and Chang-Claude J (2011). Dietary patterns and the risk of postmenopausal breast cancer in a German case-control study. Cancer Causes Control 22, 273-282.

Butterbach K, Beckmann L, de Sanjosé S, Benavente Y, Becker N, Foretova L, Maynadie M, Cocco P, Staines A, Boffetta P, P. Brennan, A. Nieters, Association of JAK-STAT pathway related genes with lymphoma risk, BJH, accepted

Grote, V. A., S. Becker, et al. "Diabetes mellitus type 2 - an independent risk factor for cancer?" Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 118(1): 4-8.

Grote, V., Rohrmann A, Dossus L, et al. The association of circulating adiponectin levels with pancreatic cancer risk; a study within the prospective EPIC cohort. Int J Cancer (in press)

Sainz, J., Rudolph, A., Hein, R., Hoffmeister, M., Buch, S., von Schonfels, W., Hampe, J., Schafmayer, C., Volzke, H., Frank, B., Brenner, H., Forsti, A., Hemminki, K., and Chang-Claude, J. Association of genetic polymorphisms in ESR2, HSD17B1, ABCB1, and SHBG genes with colorectal cancer risk. Endocr Relat Cancer, 18: 265-276, 2011.

Nasser W, Flechtenmacher C, Holzinger D, Hofele C and Bosch FX: Aberrant Expression of p53, p16INK4a and Ki-67 as Basic Biomarker for Malignant Progression of Oral Leukoplakias, Journal of Oral Pathology & Medicine (in press)

Jansen L, Herrmann A, Stegmaier C, Singer S, Brenner H, Arndt V Health-related quality of life over 10 years after diagnosis of colorectal cancer – a population-based study. J Clin Oncol (in press)

Liedtke S, Schmidt ME, Becker S, Kaaks R, Zaineddin AK, Buck K, Flesch-Janys D, Wahrendorf J, Chang-Claude J, Steindorf K. Physical activity and endogenous sex hormones in postmenopausal women: to what extent are observed associations confounded or modified by BMI? Cancer Causes Control. 2011 Jan;22(1):81-9. Epub 2010 Nov 5

Mons U. Tabakattributable Mortalität in Deutschland und in den deutschen Bundesländern – Berechnungen mit Daten des Mikrozensus und der Todesursachenstatistik. Gesundheitswesen 2011, 73(4):238-246

Nagelhout GE, Mons U, Allwright S, Guignard R, Beck F, Fong GT, de Vries H, Willemsen MC. Prevalence and predictors of smoking in “smoke-free” bars. Findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Europe Surveys. Social Science & Medicine 72(10):1643-1651

Gleich F, Mons U, Pötschke-Langer M. Air Contamination Due to Smoking in German Restaurants, Bars and Other Venues – Before and After the Implementation of a Partial Smoking Ban. Nicotine & Tobacco Research (in press)

Rudolph, A., Sainz, J., Hein, R., Hoffmeister, M., Frank, B., Forsti, A., Brenner, H., Hemminki, K., and Chang-Claude, J. Modification of menopausal hormone therapy associated colorectal cancer risk by polymorphisms in sex steroid signaling, metabolism and transport related genes. Endocr Relat Cancer, published online before print April 13, 2011.

Seibold P, Hein R, Schmezer P, Hall P, Liu J, Dahmen N, Flesch-Janys D, Popanda O, Chang-Claude J: Polymorphisms in oxidative stress-related genes and postmenopausal breast cancer risk. The International Journal of Cancer (in press). 2010 Nov 12. [Epub ahead of print]

Li J, Seibold P, Chang-Claude J, Flesch-Janys D, Liu JJ, Czene K, Humphreys K, Hall: Coffee consumption modifies risk of estrogen-receptor negative breast cancer. Breast Cancer Research (accepted). 2011 May 14;13(3):R49. [Epub ahead of print]

Schlehofer B, Siegmund B, Linseisen J., Schutz J, Rohrmann S, Becker S, Michaud D, Melin B, BasBueno-de-Mesquita H, Peeters P, Vineis P, Tjonneland A, Olsen A, …Kaaks R & Wahrendorf J Primary brain tumours and specific serum immunoglobulin E: a case-control study nested in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition cohort. Allergy 66 (2011) 1434-1441

Stock C, Knudsen A, Lansdorp-Vogelaar I, Haug U, Brenner H. Colorectal cancer mortality prevented by use and attributable to nonuse of colonoscopy. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2011,73:435-443.

Stock C, Ihle P, Schubert I, Brenner H (2011). Colonoscopy and fecal occult blood test use in Germany: results from a large insurance-based cohort. Endoscopy (in press)

Loerbroks, A, Stock C, Bosch, JA, Litaker, DG, Apfelbacher, CJ. Influenza vaccination coverage among high-risk groups in eleven European countries. Eur J Public Health (in press)

Strohmaier J, Wüst S, Uher R, Henigsberg N, Mors O, Hauser J, Souery D, Zobel A, Dernovsek MZ, Streit F, Schmäl C, Kozel D, Placentino A, Farmer A, Aitchison KJ, McGuffin P, Rietschel M. 2011. Sexual dysfunction during antidepressant treatment and the 5-HTTLPR. World J Biol Psychiatry in press.

McMahon FJ, Akula N, Schulze TG, Muglia P, Tozzi F, Detera-Wadleigh SD, Steele CJ, Breuer R, Strohmaier J, Wendland JR, Mattheisen M, Muhleisen TW, Maier W, Nothen MM, Cichon S, Farmer A, Vincent JB, Holsboer F, Preisig M, Rietschel M. 2010. Meta-analysis of genome-wide association data identifies a risk locus for major mood disorders on 3p21.1. Nat Genet 42:128-131.

Tao S, Hundt S, Haug U, et al. Sensitivity estimates of blood-based tests for colorectal cancer detection: impact of overrepresentation of advanced stage disease. Am J Gastroenterol 2011;106:242-53.

Zaineddin AK, Vrieling A, Buck K, Becker S, Linseisen J, Flesch-Janys D, Kaaks R, Chang-Claude J. Serum enterolactone and postmenopausal breast cancer risk by estrogen, progesterone and HER2 receptor status. Int J Cancer. 2011 May 4. doi: 10.1002/ijc.26157. [Epub ahead of print]

Zwink N, Jenetzky E, Brenner H. Parental risk factors and anorectal malformations: systematic review and meta-analysis. Orphanet J Rare Dis 2011; 6:25 (in press).


2010

Abbas S, Brauch H, Chang-Claude J, Dünnebier T, Flesch-Janys D, Hamann U, Hein R, Justenhoven C, Salazar R. Polymorphisms in genes of the steroid receptor superfamily modify postmenopausal breast cancer risk associated with menopausal hormone therapy. Int J Cancer. 2010 Jun 15;126(12):2935-46.

Buck K, Zaineddin AK, Vrieling A, Linseisen J, Chang-Claude J. Meta-analyses of lignans and enterolignans in relation to breast cancer risk. Am J Clin Nutr. 2010 Jul;92(1):141-53.

Vrieling A, Buck K, Kaaks R, Chang-Claude J. Adult Weight Gain in Relation to Breast Cancer Risk by Estrogen and Progesterone Receptor Status: a Meta-Analysis. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2010,123(3):641-9.

Claessen H, Arndt V, Drath C, Brenner H.Smoking habits and occupational disability: a cohort study of 14,483 construction workers. Occup Environ Med. 2010,67(2):84-90.

Claessen H, Brenner H, Drath C, Arndt V. Gamma-glutamyltransferase and disability pension: a cohort study of construction workers in Germany. Hepatology. 2010,51(2):482-90.

Deckert A, Winkler V, Paltiel A, Razum O & Becher H (2010). Time trends in cardiovascular disease mortality in Russia and Germany from 1980 to 2007 - are there migration effects? BMC Public Health, 10:488. doi:10.1186/ 1471-2458-10-488.

Funke S, Timofeeva M, Risch A, Hoffmeister M, Stegmaier C, Seiler CM, Brenner H, Chang-Claude J. Genetic polymorphisms in GST genes and survival of colorectal cancer patients treated with chemotherapy. Pharmacogenomics. 2010,11(1):33-41.

Gao L, Weck MN, Raum E, Stegmaier C, Rothenbacher D, Brenner H. Sibship size, Helicobacter pylori infection and chronic atrophic gastritis: a population-based study among 9444 older adults from Germany. Int J Epidemiol. 2010,39(1):129-34.

Grandi NC, Breitling LP, Brenner H (2010) Vitamin D and cardiovascular disease: systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies. Prev Med 51:228-233

Grandi NC, Breitling LP, Vossen CY, Hahmann H, Wüsten B, Marz W, Rothenbacher D, Brenner H (2010) Serum vitamin D and risk of secondary cardiovascular disease events in patients with stable coronary heart disease. Am Heart J 159:1044-1051

Brenner H, Haug U, Arndt V, Stegmaier C, Altenhofen L, Hoffmeister M. Low risk of colorectal cancer and advanced adenomas more than 10 years after negative colonoscopy. Gastroenterology. 2010,138(3):870-6.

Haug U, Hundt S, Brenner H. Quantitative Immunochemical Fecal Occult Blood Testing for Colorectal Adenoma Detection: Evaluation in the Target Population of Screening and Comparison With Qualitative Tests. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010, Mar,105(3):682-90.

Brenner H, Hoffmeister M, Arndt V, Stegmaier C, Altenhofen L, Haug U. Protection from right- and left-sided colorectal neoplasms after colonoscopy: population-based study. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2010,102(2):89-95.

Frank B, Hoffmeister M, Klopp N, Illig T, Chang-Claude J, Brenner H. Colorectal cancer and polymorphisms in DNA repair genes WRN, RMI1 and BLM. Carcinogenesis. 2010,31(3):442-5.

Frank B, Hoffmeister M, Klopp N, Llig T, Chang-Claude J, Brenner H. Polymorphisms in inflammatory pathway genes and their association with colorectal cancer risk. Int J Cancer. 2010. [Epub ahead of print]

Mariana Roesch-Ely, Alexandra Leipold, Matthias Nees, Dana Holzinger, Andreas Dietz, Christa Flechtenmacher, Thomas Wolf, Marc Zapatka, Franz X Bosch: Proteomic analysis of field cancerization in pharynx and oesophagus: a prospective pilot study; J Pathol 2010; 221: 462–470.

Jansen L, Koch L, Brenner H, Arndt V (2010) Quality of life among long-term (≥ 5 years) colorectal cancer survivors – systematic review. Eur J Cancer 46:2879-88

Zeißig S, Bertram H, Eberle A, Koch L, Schmid-Höpfner S, Stegmaier C, Waldmann A, Brenner H, Arndt V, Blettner M. Lebensqualität nach Brust-, Darm-, und Prostatakrebs: Start der CAESAR-Studie in Rheinland-Pfalz. Ärzteblatt Rheinland-Pfalz 2010; 7; 19.

Li K, Kaaks R, Linseisen J, Rohrmann S. Consistency of vitamin and/or mineral supplement use and demographic, lifestyle and health status predictors: findings from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)-Heidelberg cohort. Br J Nutr. 2010 Oct; 104(7): 1058-64.

Loerbroks A, Debling D, Amelang M, Stürmer T. Nocturnal sleep duration and cognitive impairment in a population-based study of older adults. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2010,25(1):100-9.

Nimptsch K, Berg-Beckhoff G,Linseisen J.:Effect of dietary fatty acid intake on long-term weight-change in the EPIC-Heidelberg cohort study. Public Health Nutrition. 2010 Oct;13(10):1636-46.

Nimptsch K, Rohrmann S, Kaaks R,Linseisen J.: Dietary menaquinone intake in relation to cancer incidence and mortality: data from the EPIC-Heidelberg cohort study. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.2010 May;91(5):1348-58.

Ott JJ, Paltiel AM, Winkler V, Becher H. The impact of duration of residence on cause-specific mortality: a cohort study of migrants from the Former Soviet Union residing in Israel and Germany. Health Place. 2010,16(1):79-84.

Stock C, Brenner H. Utilization of lower gastrointestinal endoscopy and fecal occult blood test in 11 European countries: evidence from the survey of health, aging and retirement in Europe (SHARE). Endoscopy 2010; 42(7): 546-56.

Stock C, Haug U, Brenner H. Population-based prevalence estimates of history of colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy: review and analysis of recent trends. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2010,71(2): 366-381

McMahon FJ, Akula N, Schulze TG, Muglia P, Tozzi F, Detera-Wadleigh SD, Steele CJ, Breuer R, Strohmaier J, Wendland JR, Mattheisen M, Muhleisen TW, Maier W, Nothen MM, Cichon S, Farmer A, Vincent JB, Holsboer F, Preisig M, Rietschel M. 2010. Meta-analysis of genome-wide association data identifies a risk locus for major mood disorders on 3p21.1. Nat Genet 42:128-131.

Brenner H, Tao S, Haug U. Low-dose aspirin use and performance of immunochemical fecal occult blood tests. JAMA 2010;304:2513-20.

Winkler V, Ott JJ, Becher H. Reliability of coding causes of death with ICD-10 in Germany. Int J Public Health. 2010,55(1):43-8.

Wijers CH, de Blaauw I, Marcelis CL, Wijnen RM, Brunner H, Midrio P, Gamba P, Clementi M, Jenetzky E, Zwink N, Reutter H, Bartels E, Grasshoff-Derr S, Holland-Cunz S, Hosie S, Märzheuser S, Schmiedeke E, Crétolle C, Sarnacki S, Levitt MA, Knoers NV, Roeleveld N, van Rooij IA. Research perspectives in the etiology of congenital anorectal malformations using data of the International Consortium on Anorectal Malformations: evidence for risk factors across different populations. Pediatr Surg Int 26(11):1093-9 (2010)

Jenetzky E, Zwink N, Brenner H, Reutter H. National Register of congenital euro-rectal malformations (CURE-Net). Klinische Paediatrie 222 (Suppl. 1):S73-S73 (2010)

Zwink N, Jenetzky E, Schwarzer N, Reutter H. Congenitale urorektale Fehlbildungen - BMBF richtet deutschlandweites Netwerk ein. Deutsche Zeitschrift für Klinische Forschung 11/12:36-38 (2010)



2009

Abbas S, Chang-Claude J, Linseisen J. Plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D and premenopausal breast cancer risk in a German case-control study Int. J. Cancer: 124, 250-255 (2009)

Apfelbacher CJ, Loerbroks A, Matterne U, Strassner T, Büttner M, Weisshaar E. Informed consent affects prevalence estimates in an epidemiological study on chronic pruritus: lessons learned from a pretest. Ann Epidemiol. 2009,19(10):754-6.

Barnes BE, Chang-Claude J, Flesch-Janys D, Kinscherf R, Schmidt M, Slanger T, Bonaterra G, Steindorf K: Cancer risk factors associated with insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I and IGF-binding protein-3 levels in healthy women: effect modification by menopausal status. Cancer Causes Control. 2009, Jul 12, [Epub ahead of print].

Barniol J, Niemann S, Louis VR, Brodhun B, Dreweck C, Richter E, Becher H, Haas W, Junghanss T. Transmission dynamics of pulmonary tuberculosis between autochthonous and immigrant sub-populations. BMC Infect Dis. 2009,9:197.

Tipke M, Louis VR, Yé M, De Allegri M, Beiersmann C, Sié A, Mueller O, Jahn A.
Access to malaria treatment in young children of rural Burkina Faso. Malar J. 2009,8:266.

Claessen H, Arndt V, Drath C, Brenner H. Overweight, obesity and risk of work disability: a cohort study of construction workers in Germany. Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2009; 66: 402-409

Claessen H, Arndt V, Drath C, Brenner H. Smoking habits and disability pension – a cohort study of 14 483 construction workers. Occup Environ Med 2009 (in press).

Funke S, Hoffmeister M, Brenner H, Chang-Claude J. Effect modification by smoking on the association between genetic polymorphisms in oxidative stress genes and colorectal cancer risk. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009,18(8):2336-8.

Funke S, Risch A, Nieters A, Hoffmeister M, Stegmaier C, Seiler C M, Brenner H, Chang-Claude J. Genetic Polymorphisms in Genes Related to Oxidative Stress (GSTP1, GSTM1, GSTT1, CAT, MnSOD, MPO, eNOS) and Survival of Rectal Cancer Patients after Radiotherapy. Journal of Cancer Epidemiology 2009:1-6.

Gao L, Michel A, Weck MN, Arndt V, Pawlita M, Brenner H. Helicobacter pylori infection and gastric cancer risk: evaluation of 15 H. pylori proteins determined by novel multiplex serology. Cancer Res. 2009,69(15):6164-70.

Gao L, Nieters A, Brenner H. Cell proliferation-related genetic polymorphisms and gastric cancer risk: systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur J Hum Genet. 2009,17(12):1658-67.

Gao L, Nieters A, Brenner H. More statistical analysis is needed for the meta-analysis of genetic association studies: authors' reply. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2009,29(1):144

Gao L, Weck MN, Michel A, Pawlita M, Brenner H. Association between chronic atrophic gastritis and serum antibodies to 15 Helicobacter pylori proteins measured by multiplex serology. Cancer Res. 2009 ,69(7):2973-80.

Gao L, Weck MN, Nieters A, Brenner H. Association between a pro-inflammatory genetic profile and the risk of chronic atrophic gastritis among older adults from Germany. European Journal of Cancer 2009; 45-428-434.

Gao L, Weck MN, Nieters A, Brenner H. Inverse association between a pro-inflammatory genetic profile and Helicobacter pylori seropositivity among patients with chronic atrophic gastritis: enhanced limination of the infection during disease progression? European Journal of Cancer (in press).

Gao L, Weck MN, Stegmaier C, Rothenbacher D, Brenner H. Alcohol consumption and chronic atrophic gastritis: population-based study among 9,444 older adults from Germany. Int J Cancer. 2009 ,125(12):2918-22.

Brenner H, Hoffmeister M, Brenner G, Altenhofen L, Haug U. Expected reduction of colorectal cancer incidence within 8 years after introduction of the German screening colonoscopy programme: estimates based on 1,875,708 screening colonoscopies. Eur J Cancer. 2009 ,45(11):2027-33.

Ahmed S, Thomas G, Ghoussaini M, <78 others>, Chang-Claude J, Hein R, <55 others> Easton DF. Newly discovered breast cancer susceptibility loci on 3p24 and 17q23.2. Nat Genet. 2009 41(5):585-90.

Bermejo JL, Fischer C, Schulz A, Cremer N, Hein R, Beckmann L, Chang-Claude J, Hemminki K. Representation of genetic association via attributable familial relative risks in order to identify polymorphisms functionally relevant to rheumatoid arthritis. BMC Proc. 2009,3 Suppl 7:S10.

Hein R, Beckmann L, Chang-Claude J. Comparison of different haplotype-based association methods for gene-environment (GxE) interactions in case-control studies when haplotype-phase is ambiguous. Hum Hered. 2009;68(4):252-67

Hundt S, Haug U, Brenner H. Comparative evaluation of immunochemical fecal occult blood tests for colorectal adenoma detection. Annals of Internal Medicine 2009; 150: 162-169.

Loerbroks A, Apfelbacher CJ, Thayer JF, Debling D, Stürmer T. Neuroticism, extraversion, stressful life events and asthma: a cohort study of middle-aged adults. Allergy. 2009,64(10):1444-50.

Loerbroks A, Debling D, Amelang M, Stürmer T. Nocturnal sleep duration and cognitive impairment in a population-based study of older adults. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry (in press)

Yamamoto S, Loerbroks A, Terris DD. Measuring the effect of workplace health promotion interventions on "presenteeism": a potential role for biomarkers. Prev Med. 2009,48(5):471-2.

Marquard V, Beckmann L, Heid IM, Lamina C, Chang-Claude J. Impact of genotyping errors on the type I error rate and the power of haplotype-based association methods. BMC Genet, 29;10:3, 2009

Ramroth H, Ndugwa RP, Müller O, Yé Y, Sié A, Kouyaté B, Becher H (2009) Decreasing childhood mortality and increasing proportion of malaria deaths in rural Burkina Faso. Global Health Action 2,1

Nimptsch K, Nieters A, Hailer S, Wolfram G, Linseisen J. The association between dietary vitamin K intake and serum undercarboxylated osteocalcin is modulated by vitamin K epoxide reductase genotype. Br J Nutr. 2009,101(12):1812-20.

Nimptsch K, Rohrmann S, Nieters A, Linseisen J. Serum undercarboxylated osteocalcin as biomarker of vitamin K intake and risk of prostate cancer: a nested case-control study in the Heidelberg cohort of the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009 Jan;18(1):49-56.

Seidel D, Becker N, Rohrmann S, Nimptsch K, Linseisen J. Socio-demographic characteristics of participation in the opportunistic German cervical cancer screening programme: results from the EPIC-Heidelberg cohort. J Cancer Res Clin Oncol. 2009,135(4):533-41.

Steinbrecher A, Nimptsch K, Hüsing A, Rohrmann S, Linseisen J. Dietary glucosinolate intake and risk of prostate cancer in the EPIC-Heidelberg cohort study. Int J Cancer. 2009 ,125(9):2179-86.

Ott JJ. Fundamentals of cancer epidemiology. Book review. Bull World Health Organ 2009, 87 (8): 644.

Ott JJ, Paltiel AM, Becher H. Non-communicable disease mortality and life expectancy of migrants from the Former Soviet Union in Israel. A comparison between country of origin and host country. Bull World Health Organ 2009, 87(1):20-9.

Ott JJ, Paltiel AM, Winkler V, Becher H. Effects of duration of residence and differences between FSU-migrants in two countries. Health & Place. 2009 Aug 29. [Epub ahead of print].

Quinzler R, Schmitt SP, Pritsch M, Kaltschmidt J, Haefeli WE. Substantial reduction of inappropriate tablet splitting with computerised decision support: a prospective intervention study assessing potential benefit and harm. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2009;9:30.

Redaniel MT, Laudico A, Mirasol-Lumague MR, Gondos A, Pulte D, Mapua C, Brenner H. Cancer survival discrepancies in developed and developing countries: comparisons between the Philippines and the US. British Journal of Cancer 2009; 100: 858-862.

Redaniel MT, Laudico A, Mirasol-Lumague MR, Gondos A, Uy GL, Toral JA, Benavides D, Brenner H. Ovarian cancer survival population differences: a "high resolution study" comparing Philippine residents, and Filipino-Americans and Caucasians living in the US. BMC Cancer. 2009 ,9:340.

Redaniel MT, Laudico A, Mirasol-Lumague MR, Gondos A, Uy GL, Toral JA, Benavides D, Brenner H. Ethnicity and health care in cervical cancer survival: comparisons between a Filipino resident population, Filipino-Americans, and Caucasians. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009 ,18(8):2228-34.

Ronellenfitsch U, Kyobutungi C, Ott JJ, Paltiel AM, Razum O, Schwarzbach M, Winkler V, Becher H (2009). Stomach cancer mortality in two large cohorts of migrants from the former Soviet Union to Israel and Germany: are there implications for prevention? European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology 2009, 21 (4): 409-16.

Verla-Tebit E, Lilla C, Hoffmeister M, Brenner H, Chang-Claude J. Exposure to environmental tobacco smoke and the risk of colorectal cancer in a case-control study from Germany. European Journal of Cancer Prevention 2009; 18: 9-12.

Weck MN, Gao L, Brenner H. Helicobacter pylori infection and chronic atrophic gastritis: associations according to severity of disease. Epidemiology. 2009 ,20(4):569-74.

Winkler V, Ott JJ, Holleczek B, Stegmaier C, Becher H. Cancer profile of migrants from the Former Soviet Union in Germany: incidence and mortality. Cancer Causes Control. 2009, Jun 20, [Epub ahead of print].

Ng N, Winkler V, Van Minh H, Tesfaye F, Wall S, Becher H (2009)Predicting lung cancer Death in Africa and Asia: Differences with WHO estimates. Cancer Causes Control 2009; 20(5):721-30.

Wolkewitz M, Rothenbacher D , Löw M, Stegmaier C, Ziegler H, Radulescu M, Brenner H and Diepgen T.L. Lifetime prevalence of atopic diseases in a population-based sample of elderly: results of the ESTHER-study. Br J Dermatology 2007;156 (4)693-7.

Yin L, Grandi N, Raum E, Haug U, Arndt V, Brenner H. Meta-analysis: longitudinal studies of serum vitamin D and colorectal cancer risk. Aliment Pharm Therap 2009 Apr 16 [Epub ahead of print].

Zhang Q-L, Koenig W, Raum E, Stegmaier C, Brenner H, Rothenbacher D. Epidemiology of chronic kidney disease: results from a population of older adults in Germany. Preventive Medicine 2009; 48: 122-127.



2008

Abbas S, Linseisen J, Slanger T, Kropp S, Mutschelknauss E, Flesch-Janys D, Chang-Claude J. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer - results of a large case-control study. Carcinogenesis 29:93-9, 2008.

Abbas S, Linseisen J, Slanger T, Kropp S, Mutschelknauss E, Flesch-Janys D,Chang-Claude J. Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and haplotypes and postmenopausal breast cancer risk. Breast Cancer Res 10(2): R31, 2008.

Abbas S, Linseisen J, Slanger T, Kropp S, Mutschelknauss EJ, Flesch-Janys D, and Chang-Claude J. The Gc2 allele of the vitamin D binding protein is associated with a decreased postmenopausal breast cancer risk, independent of the vitamin D status. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1339-43, 2008.

Apfelbacher CJ, Radulescu M, Diepgen TL, Funke U. Occurrence and prognosis of hand eczema in the car industry: results from the PACO follow-up study (PACO II). Contact Dermatitis. 2008;58(6):322-9.

Müller O, De Allegri M, Becher H, Tiendrebogo J, Beiersmann C, Ye M, Kouyate B, Sie A, Jahn A. Distribution systems of insecticide-treated bed nets for malaria control in rural Burkina Faso: cluster-randomized controlled trial. PLoS One. 2008,3(9):e3182.

De Allegri M, Pokhrel S, Becher H, Dong H, Mansmann U, Kouyaté B, Kynast-Wolf G, Gbangou A, Sanon M, Bridges J, Sauerborn R. Step-wedge cluster-randomised community-based trials: an application to the study of the impact of community health insurance. Health Res Policy Syst. 2008,6:10.

Dong H, Gbangou A, De Allegri M, Pokhrel S, Sauerborn R. The differences in characteristics between health-care users and non-users: implication for introducing community-based health insurance in Burkina Faso. Eur J Health Econ. 2008,9(1):41-50.

Funke S, Brenner H, Chang-Claude J. Pharmacogenetics in colorectal cancer: a systematic review. Pharmacogenomics 2008;9(8):1079-1099.

Gao L, Nieters A, Brenner H. Meta-analysis: Tumor invasion related genetic polymorphisms and gastric cancer susceptibility. Alimentary Pharmacology Therapeutics 2008; 28: 565-573.

Haug U, Hundt S, Brenner H. Sensitivity and specificity of faecal tumour M 2 pyruvate kinase for detection of colorectal adenomas in a large screening study. British Journal of Cancer 2008; 99: 133-135.

Brenner H, Hoffmeister M, Haug U. Family history and age at initiation of colorectal cancer screening. Am J Gastroenterol. 2008,103(9):2326-31.

Brenner H, Hoffmeister M, Haug U. Should colorectal cancer screening start at the same age in European countries? Contributions from descriptive epidemiology. British Journal of Cancer 2008; 99: 532-535.

Hein R, Beckmann L, Chang-Claude J (2008) Sample size requirements for indirect association studies of gene-environment interactions (GxE). Genetic Epidemiology 2008 32(3):235-45

Dempfle A, Scherag A, Hein R, Beckmann L, Chang-Claude J, Schäfer H. Gene-environment interactions for complex traits: definitions, methodological requirements and challenges. Eur J Hum Genet, 16(10):1164-1172, 2008

Hoeft B, Becker, Deeg, Beckmann,Nieters. Joint effect between regular use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, variants in inflammatory genes and risk of lymphoma. Cancer Causes Control. 2008 Mar;19(2):163-73.

Hoffmeister M, Haug U, Brenner H. Welche Voraussetzungen sind für ein Screening notwendig? Der Internist 2008; 49: 655-659.

COGENT Study, Houlston RS, Webb E, Broderick P, Pittman AM, Di Bernardo MC, Lubbe S, Chandler I, Vijayakrishnan J, Sullivan K, Prenegar S; Colorectal Cancer Association Study Consortium, Carvajal-Carmona L, Howarth K, Jaeger E, Spain SL, Walther A, Barclay E, Martin L, Gorman M, Domingo E, Teixeira AS; CoRGI Consortium, Kerr D, Cazier JB, Niittymäki I, Tuupanen S, Karhu A, Aaltonen LA, Tomlinson IP, Farrington SM, Tenesa A, Prendergast JG, Barnetson RA, Cetnarskyj R, Porteous ME, Pharoah PD, Koessler T, Hampe J, Buch S, Schafmayer C, Tepel J, Schreiber S, Völzke H, Chang-Claude J, Hoffmeister M, Brenner H, Zanke BW, Montpetit A, Hudson TJ, Gallinger S; International Colorectal Cancer Genetic Association Consortium, Campbell H, Dunlop MG. Meta-analysis of genome-wide association data identifies four new susceptibility loci for colorectal cancer. Nature Genetics 2008; 40: 1426-1435.

Tenesa A, Farrington SM, Prendergast JGD, Porteous ME, Walker M, Haq N, Barnetson RA, Theodoratou E, Cetnarskyj R, Cartwright N, Wilson R, Semple C, Clarke AJ, Reid FJL, Smith LA, Kavoussanakis K, Kossler T, Pharoah PDP, Buch S, Schafmayer C, Tepel J, Schreiber S, Völzke H, Schmidt CO, Hampe J, Wilkening S, Canzian F, Chang-Claude J, Hoffmeister M, Brenner H, Capella G, Moreno V, Deary IJ, Starr JM, Tomlinson IPM, Webb E, Houlston RS, Rennert G, Ballinger D, Rozek L, Gruber SB, Matsuda K, Kidokoro T, Nakamura Y, Zanke BW, Greenwood CMT, Rangrej J, Kustra R, Montpetit A, Hudson TJ, Gallinger S, Campbell H, DunlopMG. Genome-wide association scan identifies three colorectal cancer susceptibility loci. Nature Genetics 2008; 40: 631-637.

Raum E, Lietzau S, Stegmaier C, Brenner H., Rothenbacher D. For the majority of patients with diabetes blood pressure and lipid management is not in line with recommendations. Results from a large population-based cohort in Germany. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety 2008; 17: 485-4

Raum E, Lietzau S, von Baum H, Marre R, Brenner H. Changes of E. coli resistance patterns during and after antibiotic therapy: a longitudinal study among outpatients in Germany. Clinical Microbiology and Infection 2008; 14: 41-48.

Loerbroks A, Amelang M, Stürmer T (2008). Reproducibility of a telephone interview assessing cognitive function and depressive symptoms in older adults in Germany. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23: 1098-1101.

Loerbroks A, Apfelbacher C, Amelang M, Stürmer T (2008). Obesity and adult asthma: potential effect modification by gender, but not by hay fever. Ann Epidemiol 18: 283-289.

Müller H, Haug U, Rothenbacher D, Stegmaier C, Brenner H. Evaluation of serum and urine MRP-14 as marker for early detection of prostate cancer. Journal of Urology 2008; 180: 1309-1313.

Ndugwa RP, Ramroth H, Müller O, Jasseh M, Sié A, Kouyaté B, Greenwood B, Becher H. Comparison of all-cause and malaria-specific mortality from two West African countries with different malaria transmission patterns. Malar J. 2008 Jan 18;7:15.

Becher H, Kynast-Wolf G, Sié A, Ndugwa R, Ramroth H, Kouyaté B, Müller O. Patterns of malaria: cause-specific and all-cause mortality in a malaria-endemic area of west Africa. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2008;78(1):106-13.

Nimptsch K, Heiler S, Gedrich K, Karg G, Wolfram G, Linseisen J. Determinants of plasma undercarboxylated osteocalcin in a representative population sample. Ann Nutr Metab 2008;51(6):563-570 .

Nimptsch K, Nieters A, Hailer S, Wolfram G, Linseisen J. The association between dietary vitamin K intake and serum undercarboxylated osteocalcin is modulated by vitamin K epoxide reductase genotype. Br J Nutr. 2008; 25:1-9.

Nimptsch K, Rohrmann S, Linseisen J. Vitamin K intake and risk of prostate cancer in the EPIC Heidelberg cohort study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008;87(4):985-92.

Ott JJ, Paltiel AM, Winkler V, Becher H. Chronic disease mortality associated with infectious agents: A comparative cohort study of migrants from the Former Soviet Union in Israel and Germany. BMC Public Health 2008, 8:110

Ott JJ, Winkler V, Kyobutungi C, Laki J, Becher H Effects of residential changes and time patterns on external cause mortality in migrants: Results of a German cohort study. Scand J Public Health 2008
Jul;36(5):524-31.

Quinzler R, Bertsche T, Szecsenyi J, Haefeli WE. [Tablet splitting: do discount contracts influence prescribing quality?]. Med Klin (Munich). 2008;103:569-74.

Pruszydlo MG, Quinzler R, Kaltschmidt J, Haefeli WE. [Medical problems and risks of switching drugs according to legal requirements of drug discount contracts in Germany]. Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 2008;133:1423-8.

Schneider A, Wensing M, Biessecker K, Quinzler R, Kaufmann-Kolle P, Szecsenyi J. Impact of quality circles for improvement of asthma care: results of a randomized controlled trial. J Eval Clin Pract. 2008;14:185-90.

Riera-Guardia N, Rothenbacher D. The effect of thiazolidinediones on adiponectin serum level: a meta-analysis. Diabetes Obesity & Metabolism 2008;10:367-75.

Tan XL, Nieters A, Kropp S, Hoffmeister M, Brenner H, Chang-Claude J. The association of cyclin D1 G870A and E-cadherin C¬160A polymorphisms with the risk of colorectal cancer in a case-control study and meta-analysis. Int J Cancer. 2008;122 (11):2573-80

Weck MN, Brenner H. Association of Helicobacter pylori infection with chronic atrophic gastritis: Meta-analyses according to type of disease definition. Jnt J Cancer 2008;123:874-81

Zhang QL, Rothenbacher D. Prevalence of chronic kidney disease in population-based studies: systematic review. BMC Public Health. 2008 Apr 11; 8:117.



2007

Abbas S, Linseisen J, Chang-Claude J. Dietary vitamin d and calcium intake and premenopausal breast cancer risk in a german case-control study. Nutr Cancer 59:54-61, 2007.

Linseisen J, and Abbas S. Measurement of serum 25-hydroxycholecalciferol as marker of vitamin D status. In: Dietary vitamins, polyphenols, selenium and probiotics: biomarkers of exposure and mechanisms of anticarcinogenic action, B.Akesson, and P.Mercke, eds. (Lodz: WP9 ECNICS report). 2007, pp. 64-70.

Soder S, Diepgen TL, Radulescu M, Apfelbacher CJ, Bruckner T, Weisshaar E. Occupational skin diseases in cleaning and kitchen employees: Course and quality of life after measures of secondary individual prevention. J Dtsch Dermatol Ges, August 2007, 5 (8): 670-676 [Englisch, German]

Schmitt M, Dondog B, Waterboer T, Pawlita M . Homogeneous Amplification of Genital Human Alpha Papillomaviruses by Novel Broad Spectrum BSGP5+/6+ PCR. J. Clin. Microbiol. doi:10.1128/JCM.02227-07.

Brenner H, Hoffmeister M, Arndt V, Haug U. Gender differences in the epidemiology of colorectal cancer: implications for age at initiation of screening. Brit J Cancer 2007;96(5):828-31

Brenner H, Hoffmeister M, Stegmaier C, Brenner G, Altenhofen L, Haug U. Risk of progression of advanced adenomas to colorectal cancer by age and sex: estimates based on 840.149 screening colonoscopies. Gut 2007;56(11):1585-89

Hein R, Beckmann L, Chang-Claude J. Influence of linkage disequilibrium
and marker allele frequency on the sample size needed to detect
gene-environment interaction in indirect association mapping. in European
Mathematical Genetics Meeting, Heidelberg, Germany, 12th-13th April 2007.
Annals of Human Genetics. 2007; 71:550-559

Hein R, Beckmann L, Chang-Claude J. Sample size requirements for indirect
association studies of gene-environment interactions (GxE). Genetic
Epidemiology. 2007, in press.

Dempfle A, Hein R, Beckmann L, Scherag A, Nguyen TT , Schäfer H,
Chang-Claude J. Comparison of the power of haplotype-based versus single-
and multi-locus association methods for gene-environment (gene x sex)
interactions and application to gene x smoking and gene x sex interactions
in Rheumatoid Arthritis. BMC Proceedings. 2007 Dec 18; 1 (Suppl 1):S73.

Hoffmeister M, Chang-Claude J, Brenner H. Individual and joint use of statins and low-dose aspirin and risk of colorectal cancer: a population-based case-control study. Int J Cancer 2007;121(6):1325-30

Hoffmeister M, Chang-Claude J, Brenner H. Validity of self-reported endoscopies of the large bowel and implications for estimates of colorectal cancer risk. Am J Epidemiol 2007;166(2):130-6

Hoffmeister M, Raum E, Winter J, Chang-Claude J, Brenner H. Hormone replacement therapy, body mass and the risk of colorectal cancer among postmenopausal women from Germany. Brit J Cancer, in press

Brenner H, Chang-Claude J, Seiler CM, Stürmer T, Hoffmeister M. Case-control study supports five-year interval for surveillance colonoscopy after polypectomy outside special risk groups. Am J Gastroenterol 2007;102(8):1739-44

Brenner H, Chang-Claude J, Seiler CM, Stürmer T, Hoffmeister M. Potential for colorectal cancer prevention of sigmoidoscopy versus colonoscopy: population-based case-control study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2007;16(3):494-99

Pechlivanis S, Wagner K, Chang-Claude J, Hoffmeister M, Brenner H, Försti A. Polymorphisms in the insulin like growth factor 1 and IGF binding protein 3 genes and risk of colorectal cancer. Cancer Detect Prev 2007, in press

Shanmugam KS, Brenner H, Hoffmeister M, Chang-Claude J, Burwinkel B. The functional genetic variant Arg324Gly of secreted frizzled-related protein 3 (FRZB) is associated with colorectal cancer risk. Carcinogenesis 2007;28(9):1914-17

Hundt S, Haug U, Brenner H. Blood markers for early detection of colorectal cancer: a systematic review. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention 2007;16:1935-1953.

Lilla C, Verla-Tebit E, Risch A, Jäger B, Hoffmeister M, Brenner H, Chang-Claude J. SULT1A1 genotype and susceptibility to colorectal cancer. Int J Cancer 2007;120(1):201-6

Tan XL, Nieters A, Hoffmeister M, Beckmann L, Brenner H, Chang-Claude J. Genetic Polymorphisms in TP53, Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs and the Risk of Colorectal Cancer: Evidence for Gene-Environment Interaction?. Pharmacogenet Genomics, 17(8):639-45

Tan XL, Nieters A, Kropp S, Hoffmeister M, Brenner H, Chang-Claude J. The association of cyclin D1 G870A and E-cadherin C­160A polymorphisms with the risk of colorectal cancer in a case-control study and meta-analysis. Int J Cancer, in press

Verla-Tebit E, Lilla C, Hoffmeister M, Brenner H, Chang-Claude J. Exposure to environmental tobacco smoke and the risk of colorectal cancer in a case-control study from Germany. Eur J Cancer Prev, in press

Weck MN, Stegmaier C, Rothenbacher D, Brenner H. Epidemiology of chronic atrophic gastritis: population-based study among 9,444 older adults from Germany. Aliment Pharmacol Ther 2007; 26:879-887

Brenner H, Weck MN. Epidemiologic findings on serologically defined chronic atrophic gastritis strongly depend on the choice of the cutoff-value. Int J Cancer 2007; 121: 2782-2786

Yé Y, Hoshen M, Kyobutungi C, Sauerborn R. Can weekly home visits and treatment by non-health personnel reduce malaria-related mortality among children under age five? 2007 Journal of Tropical Pediatrics, May 3, doi:10.1093/tropej/fmm010

Yé Y, Kyobutungi C, Louis V, Sauerborn R. Microepidemiology of P falciparum malaria: Is there any difference in transmission risk between neighbouring villages? Malaria Journal 2007, 6:46

Yé Y, Sauerborn R, Simboro Seraphin Hoshen M.Using modelling to assess malaria infection risk during the dry season on a local scale in an endemic area of rural Burkina Faso. 2007 Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, in press (July issue)

Zumkeller N, Brenner H, Chang-Claude J, Hoffmeister M, Nieters A, Rothenbacher D. Helicobacter pylori infection, interleukin-1 gene polymorphisms and the risk of colorectal cancer: evidence from a case-control study in Germany. Eur J Cancer 2007;43(8):1283-9



2006

Weisshaar E, Apfelbacher C, Jäger G, Zimmermann E, Bruckner T, Diepgen T, Gollnick H. Pruritus as a cardinal symptom - clinical characteristics and quality of life in German and Ugandan patients Br J Dermatol 2006 Nov;155(5)957-64

Weisshaar E, Apfelbacher C, Schaefer A, Bruckner T, Scheidt R, Diepgen TL. [Tick bites and borreliosis in children attending forest kindergarten: a challenge for prevention] Gesundheitswesen. 2006 Dec;68(12):775-9.

Weisshaar E, Schaefer A, Scheidt R, Bruckner T, Apfelbacher C, Diepgen TL:Epidemiology of tick bites and borreliosis in children attendingkindergarten or so-called 'forest kindergarten' in South West Germany.Journal of Investigative Dermatology . J Invest Dermatol. 2006;126(3):584-90.

Debling D, Amelang M, Hasselbach P, Stürmer T: Diabetes and cognitive function in a population-based study of elderly women and men. J Diabetes Complicat 2006 ;20(4):238-45

De Allegri M, Kouyaté B, Becher H, Gbangou A, Pokhrel S, Sanon M, Sauerborn R. Understanding enrolment in community health insurance in sub-Saharan Africa: population-based case-control study in rural Burkina Faso. Bull WHO 2006 Nov;84(11):852-8.

De Allegri M, Sanon M, Bridges J, Sauerborn R.Understanding consumers' preferences and decision to enrol in community-based health insurance in rural West Africa. Health Policy. 2006 Mar;76(1):58-71.

De Allegri M, Sanon M, Sauerborn R. “To enrol or not to enrol?” A qualitative investigation of demand for health insurance in rural West Africa. Social Science and Medicine 2006;62(6):1520-7

Gondos A, Parkin DM, Chokunonga E, Brenner H. Calculating age adjusted cancer survival estimates when age specific data are sparse: an empirical evaluation of various methods. Brit J Cancer 2006; 94: 450-454.

Guech-Ongey M, Brenner H, Twardella D, Hahmann H, Rothenbacher D.: Role of cytomegalovirus sero-status in the development of secondary cardiovascular events in patients with coronary heart disease under special consideration of diabetes. International Journal of Cardiology 2006; 111: 98-103.

Guech-Ongey M, Brenner H, Twardella D, Rothenbacher D. Chlamydia pneumoniae, heat shock proteins 60 and risk of secondary cardiovascular events in patients with coronary heart disease under special consideration of diabetes : a prospective study. BMC cardiovascular disorders 2006 6: 17.

Haug U, Wente MN, Seiler CM, Rothenbacher D, Büchler MW, Brenner H: Tumor-M2-PK as a stool marker for colorectal cancer: stability at room temperature and implications for application in the screening setting.
Clinical Chemistry 2006; 52: 782-784.

Hoffmeister M, Chang-Claude J, Brenner H: Do older adults using non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs have a reduced risk of colorectal cancer? Drugs and Aging 2006; 23: 513-523

Brenner H, Chang-Claude J, Seiler CM, Stürmer T, Hoffmeister M:Does a negative screening colonoscopy ever need to be repeated?Gut 2006; 55: 1145-1150.

Frank B, Hemminki K, Brenner H, Hoffmeister M, Chang-Claude J, Burwinkel B. ARLTS1 variants and risk of colorectal cancer. Cancer Letters 2006;244(2):172-175.

Frank B, Shanmugam KL, Hemminki K, Brenner H, Hoffmeister M, Chang-Claude J, Burwinkel B. Death receptor 4 haplotype 626C-683C is associated with an increased risk of colorectal cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomark Prev 2006;15(10):2002-5

Kyobutungi C, Ronellenfitsch U, Razum O, Becher H. Mortality from external causes among ethnic German immigrants from Former Soviet Union countries in Germany. Eur J Public Health 2006 ;16(4):376-82

Kyobutungi C, Ronellenfitsch U, Razum O, Becher H (2006)
Mortality from cancer among ethnic German immigrants from the Former Soviet Union, in Germany. Eur J Cancer 2006;42(15):2577-84

Akunne AF, Kyobutungi C, Sauerborn R. Lung cancer and indoor pollution: House and household characteristics are important. Letter to Editor. Am J Epidemiol 2006163(4):392

Lietzau S, Hoewner M, von Baum H, Marre R, Brenner H. Antibiotic resistant fecal isolates of enterococci among unselected patients outside the clinical sector: an epidemiological study from Southern Germany. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety 2006; 15: 275-277

Lietzau S, Raum E, von Baum H, Marre R, Brenner H: Clustering of antibiotic resistance of E.coli in couples: suggestion for a major role of conjugal transmission. BMC Infectious Diseases 2006; 6: 119.

Lilla C, Verla-Tebit E, Risch A, Jäger B, Hoffmeister M, Brenner H, Chang-Claude J. Effect of NAT1 and NAT2 genetic polymorphisms on colorectal cancer risk associated with exposure to tobacco smoke and meat consumption. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2006; 15(1):99-107.

Lilla C, Risch A, Verla-Tebit E, Hoffmeister M
, Brenner H, Chang-Claude J. SULT1A1 genotype and susceptibility to colorectal cancer. Int J Cancer. 2006;120(1):201-6

Müller H, Brenner H. Urine markers as possible tools for prostate cancer screening: a review focusing on performance characteristics and practicalness. Clinical Chemistry 2006; 52: 562-573

Quinzler R, Gasse C, Schneider A, Kaufmann-Kolle P, Szecsenyi J, HaefeliWE.
The frequency of inappropriate pill splitting in primary care. Eur JClin Pharmacol. 2006 Dec;62(12):1065-73

Quinzler R, Haefeli WE. Tabletten teilen. Therap Umschau 2006;63:441-7

Poltermann S, Schlehofer B, Steindorf K, Schnitzler P, Geletneky K, Schlehofer J. Lack of association of herpesvirus with brain tumors. J Neurovirology 12:90-00,2006

Ronellenfitsch U, Kyobutungi C, Becher H, Razum O. All-cause and cardiovascular mortality among ethnic German immigrants from the Former Soviet Union. BMC Public Health 2006;6:16

Schmidt M, Slanger T, Chang-Claude J, Wahrendorf J, Steindorf K. Relative evaluation of a short retrospective questionnaire for physical activity in women. Eur J Epidemiol 2006;21(8):575-85

Schmidt M, Steindorf K. Statistical methods for the validation of questionnaires: discrepancies between theory and practice. Methods Inf Med 2006; 45: 409-413.

Jedrychowski W, Galas A, Pac A, Schmidt M, Popiela T, Wahrendorf J, Steindorf K. Physical activitiy over lifetime and the occurrence of stomach cancer; case-control study in Poland. Polski Przeglad Chirurgiczny. 2006;78,4:424-437

Su TT, Kouyaté B and Flessa S. Catastrophic household expenditure for health care in a low-income society: a study from Nouna District, Burkina Faso. Bull WHO 2006; 84: 21-27

Tan XL, Popanda O, Ambrosone CB, Kropp S, Helmbold I, von Fournier D, Haase W, Sautter-Bihl ML, Wenz F, Schmezer P, Chang-Claude J. Association between TP53 and p21 genetic polymorphisms and acute side effects of radiotherapy in breast cancer patients. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2006;97(3):255-62.

Popanda O, Tan XL, Ambrosone CB, Kropp S, Helmbold I, von Fournier D, Haase W, Sautter-Bihl ML, Wenz F, Schmezer P, Chang-Claude J. Genetic polymorphisms in the DNA double-strand break repair genes XRCC3, XRCC2, and NBS1 are not associated with acute side effects of radiotherapy in breast cancer patients Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006;15(5):1048-50.

Verla-Tebit E, Lilla C,Hoffmeister M, Brenner H, Chang-Claude J. Cigarette smoking and colorectal cancer risk in Germany: A population-based case-control study. Int J Cancer 2006;119(3):630-5

Piller R, Verla-Tebit E, Wang-Gohrke S, Linseisen J, Chang-Claude J. CYP17 genotype modifies the association between lignan supply and premenopausal breast cancer risk in humans. J Nutr. 2006 ;136(6):1596-603

Wang H, Diepgen TL. Atopic dermatitis and cancer risk. Br J Dermatol. 2006:154(2):205-10

Wang H, Rothenbacher D, Low M, Stegmaier C, Ziegler H, Brenner H, Diepgen TL. Atopic diseases, immunoglobulin E and cancer risk. Int J Cancer 2006;154:205-210

Weck MN, Brenner H.: Prevalence of chronic atrophic gastritis in different parts of the world.Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention 2006;15:1083-1094.

Winkler V, Gbangou A, Kouyaté B, Becher H. A simple method to estimate tobacco related lung cancer deaths in sub-Saharan Africa. Methods Inf Med. 2006;45(4):397-403

Yé Y, Hoshen M, Louis V, Simboro S, Traoré I, Sauerborn R. Housing conditions and Plasmodium falciparum infection: Protective effect of iron sheet roofed houses. Malaria Journal.2006;5:8

Müller O, Traoré C, Kouyaté B, Yé Y, Frey C, Coulibaly B, Becher H. Effects of insecticide-treated bed net protection during early infancy in an African area on intense malaria transmission: Randomized controlled trial. Bull WHO 2006;84(2):120-6.

Zumkeller N, Brenner H, Zwahlen M, Rothenbacher D. Helicobacter pylori infection and colorectal cancer risk: a meta-analysis. Helicobacter 2006;11:75-80



2005

Bergk V, Gasse C, Schnell R, Haefeli WE. Mail surveys - Obsolescent model or valuable instrument in general practice research? Swiss Med Wkly 2005;135:189-91

Bergk V, Haefeli WE, Gasse C, Brenner H, Martin-Facklam M, Information deficits in the Summary of Product Characteristics preclude an optimal management of drug interactions: A comparison with the evidence from the literature. Eur J Clin Pharmacol 2005;61:327-335

Martin-Facklam M, Rengelshausen J, Tayrouz Y, Ketabi-Kiyanvash N, Lindenmaier H, Schneider V, Bergk V, Haefeli WE. Dose individualisation in patients with renal insufficiency: does drug labelling support optimal management? Eur J Clin Pharmacol 2005;60:807-11.

Findeisen P, Kloor M, Merx S, Sutter C, Woerner M, Dostmann N, Benner A, Bolormaa D, Pawlita M, Dippold W, Wagner R, Gebert J and von Knebel Doeberitz M T25 Repeat in the 3' Untranslated Region of the CASP2 Gene: A Sensitive and Specific Marker for Microsatellite Instability in Colorectal Cancer. Cancer Res 65;2005:8072-8078.

De Allegri M, Pokhrel S, Sauerborn R. Health financing and access to services (letter). The Lancet 2005; 365: 569-570.

Debling D, Amelang M, Hasselbach P, Stürmer T: Assessment of cognitive status in the elderly using telephone interviews. Z Gerontol Geriat 2005;38:360-367

Gondos A, Brenner H, Wabinga H, Parkin DM. Cancer Survival in Uganda. Brit J Cancer. 2005; 92: 1808-12

Haug U, Brenner H. A simulation model for colorectal cancer screening: potential of stool tests with various performance characteristics compared to screening colonoscopy. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2005; 14:422-8

Haug U, Brenner H. New stool tests for colorectal cancer screening: a systematic review focusing on performance characteristics and practicalness. Int J Cancer 2005;117:169-176

Hoffmeister M, Lyaruu IA, Krawinkel MB. Assessment of nutritional intake, body mass index and glycemic control in patients with type-2 diabetes from northern Tanzania. Ann Nutr Metab 2005; 49: 64-68

Küpper-Nybelen J, Lamerz A, Bruning N, Hebebrand J, Herpertz-Dahlmann B, Brenner H. Major differences in prevalence of overweight according to nationality in preschool children living in Germany: determinants and public health implications. Arch Dis Child 2005; 90: 359-363.

Küpper-Nybelen J, Thefeld W, Rothenbacher D, Brenner H. Patterns of alcohol consumption and Helicobacter pylori infection: results of a population-based study from Germany among 6545 adults. Aliment Pharmacol Ther 2005;21:57-64.

Küpper-Nybelen J, Rothenbacher D, Brenner H. Relationship between lifetime alcohol consumption and Helicobacter pylori infection. Ann Epidemiol 2005; 15: 607-613.

Lamerz A, Küpper-Nybelen J, Bruning N, Wehle C, Trost-Brinkhues G, Brenner H, Hebebrand J, Herpertz-Dahlmann BPrevalence of obesity, binge eating, and night eating in a cross-sectional field survey of 6 year old children and their parents in a German urban population. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 2005; 46: 385-393.

Lamerz A, Küpper-Nybelen J, Wehle C, Bruning N, Trost-Brinkhues G, Brenner H, Hebebrand J, Herpertz-Dahlmann B. Social class, parental education, and obesity prevalence in a study of six-year-old children in Germany. International Journal of Obesity 2005; 29: 373-380.

Kyobutungi C, Grau A, Stieglbauer G, Becher H. Absolute temperature, temperature changes and stroke risk: A case-crossover study. Eur J Epidemiol 2005; 20:693-698.

Lilla C, Risch A, Kropp S, Chang-Claude J. SULT1A1 genotype, active and passive smoking, and breast cancer risk by age 50 years in a German case-control study. Breast Cancer Res 2005;7:R229-237.

Lilla C, Koehler T, Kropp S, Wang-Gohrke S, Chang-Claude J. Alcohol dehydrogenase 1B (ADH1B) genotype, alcohol consumption and breast cancer risk by age 50 in a German case-control study. Br J Cancer 2005; 92:2039-41.

Steindorf K, Jedrychowski W, Schmidt M, Popiela T, Penar A, Galas A, Wahrendorf J. Case-control study of lifetime occupational and recreational physical activity and risks of colon and rectal cancer. Eur J Cancer Prevtion 2005; 14: 363-371

Chang-Claude J, Popanda O, Tan X-L, Kropp S, Helmbold I, von Fournier D, Haase W, Sautter-Bihl M, Wenz F, Schmezer P, Ambrosone CB. Association between polymorphisms in the DNA repair genes, XRCC1, APE1 and XPD, and acute side effects of radiotherapy in breast cancer patients.Clinical Cancer Research 2005; 11: 4802-4809.

Verla-Tebit E and Chang-Claude J. Anthropometric factors and the risk of pre-menopausal breast cancer in Germany. Eur J Cancer Prev 2005;14:419-26

Verla-Tebit E, Wang-Gohrke S, Chang-Claude J. CYP17 5’-UTR MspA1 polymorphism and the risk of premenopausal breast cancer in a German population-based case-control study Breast Cancer Res 2005;7:R455-64

Wang H, Diepgen TL. Is atopy a protective or a risk factor for cancer? A review of epidemiological studies Allergy 2005; 60:1098-111.

Baltussen R and Yé Y. Quality of primary health care services as perceived by Users and Non-Users in Burkina Faso. International Journal for Quality in Health Care. 2005;10.1093/intqhc/mzi079

Zumkeller N, Koenig W, Hoffmann MM, Kolb H, Brenner H, Rothenbacher D. Helicobacter pylori seropositive subjects do not show a pronounced systemic inflammatory response even in the presence of the interleukin-1 receptor antagonist gene polymorphism. Epidemiol Infect 2005;133:569-572.



2004

Bergk V, Gasse C, Rothenbacher D, Loew M, Brenner H, Haefeli WE. Drug Interactions in primary care: Impact of a new algorithm on risk determination. Clin Pharmacol Ther 2004;76:85-96

Bergk V, Gasse C, Schnell R, Haefeli WE. Requirements for a successful implementation of drug interaction information systems in general practice: Results of a questionnaire survey in Germany, Eur J Clin Pharmacol 2004;60:595-602

Gondos A, Chokunonga E, Brenner H, Parkin DM, Sankila R, Borok MZ, Chirenje ZM, Nyakabau AM, Bassett MT. Cancer survival in a southern African urban population. Int J Cancer. 2004;112:860-4

Twardella D, Rothenbacher D, Küpper-Nybelen J, Hahmann H, Wüsten B, Brenner H. Short-term benefit of smoking cessation in patients with coronary heart disease: estimates based on self-reported smoking data and serum cotinine measurements. Eur Heart J 2004; 14: 750-753

Twardella D, Rothenbacher D, Küpper-Nybelen J, Hahmann H, Wüsten B, Brenner H.Short-term benefit of smoking cessation in patients with coronary heart disease: estimates based on self-reported smoking data and serum cotinine measurements. European Heart Journal 2004; 25: 2101-2108.

Nayar KR, Kyobutungi C, Razum O: Self-help: What future role in health care for low and middle-income countries? Int J of Equity in Health April 2004; 3 (1)

Lietzau S, Stürmer T, Erb A, von Baum H, Marre R, Brenner H. Prevalence and determinants of nasal colonization with antibiotic resistant Staphylococcus aureus among unselected patients attending general practitioners in Germany. Epidemiol Infect 2004, 132:655-662.

Ongey M, Brenner H, Thefeld W, Rothenbacher D. Helicobacter pylori and hepatitis A virus infections and the cardiovascular risk profile in patients with diabetes mellitus: results of a population-based study. Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil. 2004;11(6):471-6.

Ronellenfitsch U, Kyobutungi C, Becher H, Razum O. Epidemiological studies with record linkage can be done in Germany. Eur J Epidemiol 2004;19:1073-1074.

Ronellenfitsch U, Razum O. Deteriorating health satisfaction among immigrants from Eastern Europe to Germany. Int J Equity Health 2004;3:4.

Razum O, Geiger I, Zeeb H, Ronellenfitsch U. Migration und Gesundheit in Deutschland ein Überblick. Dtsch Ärztebl 2004;101:A 2882–2887.

Dietz A, Ramroth H, Urban T, Ahrens W, Becher H. Exposure to cement dust, related occupational groups and laryngeal cancer risk: Results of a population based case-control study. Int Journal of Cancer 2004;108: 907-911.



2002 and 2003

Küpper-Nybelen J, Rothenbacher D, Hahmann H, Wüsten B, Brenner H. Veränderungen von Risikofaktoren während und ein Jahr nach stationärer Rehabilitation bei Patienten mit koronarer Herzkrankheit. Deutsche Medizinische Wochenschrift 2003; 128: 1525-1530.

Ronellenfitsch U. Increase in mortality in Russia in the 1990s: Time of risk factor assessment is of special importance. BMJ 2003;327:751

Steindorf K, Schmidt M, Kropp K, Chang-Claude J. Case-Control Study of Physical Activity and Breast Cancer Risk among Premenopausal Women in Germany. Am J Epidemiol 2003; 157: 121-130

Jackson JB, Musoke P, Fleming T, Guay LA, Bagenda D, Allen M, Nakabiito C, Sherman J, Bakaki P, Owor M, Ducar C, Deseyve M (Schmidt), Mwatha A, Emel L, Duefield C, Mirochnick M, Fowler MG, Mofenson L, Miotti P, Gigliotti M, Bray D, Mmiro F. Intrapartum and neonatal single-dose nevirapine compared with zidovudine for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 in Kampala, Uganda: 18-month follow-up of the HIVNET 012 randomised trial. Lancet. 2003;362(9387):859-68.

Baltussen R, Yé Y, Haddad S, Sauerborn R. Perceived quality of care in primary health care services in Burkina Faso. Health Policy Plan 2002;17: 42-48.

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