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Agricultural Health Study Publications

Selected Agricultural Health Study publications from a list of approximately 220 peer-reviewed publications:

  1. Hofmann JN, Hoppin JA, Lynch CF, Poole JA, Purdue MP, Blair A, Alavanja MC, Beane Freeman LE. Farm characteristics, allergy symptoms, and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoid neoplasms in the Agricultural Health Study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2015;24:587-594. E-pub 2015 Jan 12. 
  2. Jones RR, Barone-Adesi F, Koutros S, Lerro CC, Blair A, Lubin J, Heltshe SL, Hoppin JA, Alavanja MC, Beane Freeman LE. Incidence of solid tumours among pesticide applicators exposed to the organophosphate insecticide diazinon in the Agricultural Health Study: an updated analysis. Occup Environ Med 2015;72:496-503 E-pub 2015 Apr 23.
  3. Lerro CC, Koutros S, Andreotti G, Hines CJ, Blair A, Lubin J, Ma X, Zhang Y, Beane Freeman LE. Use of acetochlor and cancer incidence in the Agricultural Health Study. Int J Cancer 2015; E-pub 2015 Jan 5.
  4. Wardyn SE, Forshey BM, Farina SA, et al. Swine Farming Is a Risk Factor for Infection With and High Prevalence of Carriage of Multidrug-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Clin Infect Dis 2015. E-pub 2015 Apr 29.
  5. Alavanja MC, Hofmann JN, Lynch CF, et al Non-hodgkin lymphoma risk and insecticide, fungicide and fumigant use in the Agricultural Health Study. PLoS One 2014; 9:e109332.
  6. Jones RR, DellaValle CT, Flory AR, Nordan A, Hoppin JA, Hofmann JN, Chen H, Giglierano J, Lynch CF, Beane Freeman LE, Rushton G, Ward MH. Accuracy of residential geocoding in the Agricultural Health Study. Int J Health Geogr 2014;13:37.
  7. Hou L, Andreotti G, Baccarelli AA, Savage S, Hoppin JA, Sandler DP, Barker J, Zhu ZZ, Hoxha M, Dioni L, Zhang X, Koutros S, Beane Freeman LE, Alavanja MC. Lifetime Pesticide Use and Telomere Shortening among Male Pesticide Applicators in the Agricultural Health Study. Environ Health Perspect 2013;121:919-924. E-pub 2013 Jun 7.
  8. Karami S, Andreotti G, Koutros S, Barry KH, Moore LE, Han SS, Hoppin JA, Sandler DP, Lubin JH, Burdette L, Yuenger J, Yeager M, Beane Freeman L, Blair A, Alavanja MC. Pesticide exposure and inherited variants in vitamin D pathway genes in relation to prostate cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2013;22:1557-1566. E-pub 2013 Jul 5.
  9. Koutros S, Beane Freeman LE, Lubin JH, Heltshe SL, Andreotti G, Barry KH, Dellavalle CT, Hoppin JA, Sandler DP, Lynch CF, Blair A, Alavanja MC. Risk of Total and Aggressive Prostate Cancer and Pesticide Use in the Agricultural Health Study. Am J Epidemiol 2013; 177:59-74. E-pub 2012 Nov 21.
  10. Koutros S, Berndt SI, Barry KH, Andreotti G, Hoppin JA, Sandler DP, Yeager M, Burdette L, Yuenger J, Alavanja MC, Beane Freeman LE. Genetic susceptibility loci, pesticide exposure and prostate cancer risk. PLoS One 2013;8:e58195.
  11. Andreotti G, Koutros S, Berndt SI, Hughes Barry K, Hou L, Hoppin JA, Sandler DP, Lubin JH, Burdette LA, Yuenger J, Yeager M, Beane Freeman LE, Alavanja MC. Interaction between Pesticide Use and Genetic Variants Involved in Lipid Metabolism on Prostate Cancer Risk. J Cancer Epidemiol 2012; (358076):1-11, doi:10.1155/2012/358076. E-pub 2012 August 2.
  12. Barry KH, Koutros S, Andreotti G, Sandler DP, Burdette LA, Yeager M, Beane Freeman LE, Lubin JH, Ma X, Zheng T, Alavanja MC, Berndt SI. Genetic variation in nucleotide excision repair pathway genes, pesticide exposure and prostate cancer risk. Carcinogenesis 2012;33:331-337. E-pub 2011 Nov 18.
  13. Barry KH, Koutros S, Lubin JH, Coble JB, Barone-Adesi F, Beane Freeman LE, Sandler DP, Hoppin JA, Ma X, Zheng T, Alavanja MC. Methyl bromide exposure and cancer risk in the Agricultural Health Study. Cancer Causes Control 2012; 23:807-818. E-pub 2012 Apr 24.
  14. Beane Freeman LE, Deroos AJ, Koutros S, Blair A, Ward MH, Alavanja M, Hoppin JA. Poultry and livestock exposure and cancer risk among farmers in the agricultural health study. Cancer Causes Control 2012; 23:663-670. E-pub 2012 Mar 10.
  15. Heltshe SL, Lubin JH, Koutros S, Coble JB, Ji BT, Alavanja MC, Blair A, Sandler DP, Hines CJ, Thomas KW, Barker J, Andreotti G, Hoppin JA, Beane Freeman LE. Using multiple imputation to assign pesticide use for non-responders in the follow-up questionnaire in the Agricultural Health Study. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 2012;22:409-416. E-pub 2012 May 9.
  16. Barry KH, Koutros S, Berndt SI, Andreotti G, Hoppin JA, Sandler DP, Burdette LA, Yeager M, Freeman LE, Lubin JH, Ma X, Zheng T, Alavanja MC. Genetic variation in base excision repair pathway genes, pesticide exposure, and prostate cancer risk. Environ Health Perspect 2011; 119:1726-1732. E-pub 2011 Aug 2.
  17. Beane-Freeman LE, Rusiecki JA, Hoppin JA, Lubin JH, Koutros S, Andreotti G, Zahm SH, Hines CJ, Coble JB, Barone-Adesi F, Sloan J, Sandler DP, Blair A, Alavanja MC. Atrazine and Cancer Incidence Among Pesticide Applicators in the Agricultural Health Study (1994-2007). Environ Health Perspect 2011;119:1253-1259. E-pub 2011 May 27.
  18. Coble J, Thomas KW, Hines CJ, Hoppin JA, Dosemeci M, Curwin B, Lubin JH, Beane Freeman LE, Blair A, Sandler DP, Alavanja MCR. An updated algorithm for estimation of pesticide exposure intensity in the agricultural health study. Int J Environ Res Public Health 2011;8:4608-4622. E-pub 2011 Dec 12.
  19. Koutros S, Andreotti G, Berndt SI, Hughes Barry K, Lubin JH, Hoppin JA, Kamel F, Sandler DP, Burdette LA, Yuenger J, Yeager M, Alavanja MC, Freeman LE. Xenobiotic-metabolizing gene variants, pesticide use, and the risk of prostate cancer. Pharmacogenet Genomics 2011;21:615-623. E-pub 2011 Jun 29.
  20. Waggoner JK, Kullman GJ, Henneberger PK, Umbach DM, Blair A, Alavanja MC, Kamel F, Lynch CF, Knott C, London SJ, Hines CJ, Thomas KW, Sandler DP, Lubin JH, Beane Freeman LE, Hoppin JA. Mortality in the agricultural health study, 1993-2007. Am J Epidemiol 2011;173:71-83. E-pub 2010 Nov 17.