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Research Output 2003 2019

2003
59 Citations (Scopus)

Bias in studies of parental self-reported occupational exposure and childhood cancer

Schüz, J., Spector, L. G. & Ross, J. A., Oct 1 2003, In : American journal of epidemiology. 158, 7, p. 710-716 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Occupational Exposure
Case-Control Studies
Interviews
Neoplasms
Validation Studies
6 Citations (Scopus)

Smoking and hepatoblastoma: Confounding by birth weight? (multiple letters)

Spector, L. G., Ross, J. A., Pang, D. & Birch, J. M., Aug 4 2003, In : British Journal of Cancer. 89, 3, p. 602-603 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prenatal Exposure Delayed Effects
Paternal Exposure
Hepatoblastoma
Maternal Exposure
Very Low Birth Weight Infant
2004
27 Citations (Scopus)

Childhood and maternal infections and risk of acute leukaemia in children with Down syndrome: A report from the Children's Oncology Group

Canfield, K. N., Spector, L. G., Robison, L. L., Lazovich, D., Roesler, M., Olshan, A. F., Smith, F. O., Heerema, N. A., Barnard, D. R., Blair, C. K. & Ross, J. A., Nov 29 2004, In : British Journal of Cancer. 91, 11, p. 1866-1872 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Down Syndrome
Leukemia
Mothers
Infection
Odds Ratio

Dietary DNA topoisomerase 2 inhibitors (DNAT21) and infant leukemia (IL).

Spector, L. G., Xie, Y., Robison, L. L., Heerema, N. A., Hilden, J., Lange, B., Felix, C., Davies, S., Slavin, J., Potter, J., Blair, C. K. & Ross, J. A., 2004.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

23 Citations (Scopus)

Hepatoblastoma and low birth weight [1]

Spector, L. G., Feusner, J. H. & Ross, J. A., Nov 1 2004, In : Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 43, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Hepatoblastoma
Low Birth Weight Infant
Preschool Children
Birth Weight
Newborn Infant
15 Citations (Scopus)

Invited Commentary: Birth Certificates - A Best Control Scenario?

Ross, J. A., Spector, L. G., Olshan, A. F., Bunin, G. R., Mal, X., Buffler, P. A., Layefsky, M., Does, M. B. & Reynolds, P., May 15 2004, In : American journal of epidemiology. 159, 10, p. 922-925 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Epidemiologic Research Design
Birth Certificates
Random Allocation
Telephone
Case-Control Studies

Invited commentary: Birth certificates--a best control scenario?

Ross, J. A., G Spector, L., F Olshan, A. & Bunin, G. R., May 15 2004, In : American Journal of Epidemiology. 159, p. 922-924

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

39 Citations (Scopus)

Medically recorded allergies and the risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

Spector, L., Groves, F., DeStefano, F., Liff, J., Klein, M., Mullooly, J., Black, S., Shinefield, H., Ward, J. & Marcy, M., Mar 2004, In : European Journal of Cancer. 40, 4, p. 579-584 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma
Hypersensitivity
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Delayed Diagnosis
2005
95 Citations (Scopus)

Childhood cancer following neonatal oxygen supplementation

Spector, L. G., Klebanoff, M. A., Feusner, J. H., Georgieff, M. K. & Ross, J. A., Jul 1 2005, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 147, 1, p. 27-31 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Confidence Intervals
Oxygen
Neoplasms
77 Citations (Scopus)

Epidemiology of leukemia in children with down syndrome

Ross, J. A., Spector, L. G., Robison, L. L. & Olshan, A. F., Jan 1 2005, In : Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 44, 1, p. 8-12 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Down Syndrome
Leukemia
Epidemiology
Avitaminosis
Environmental Exposure
3 Citations (Scopus)

Etiology of childhood cancer: Recent reports

Ross, J. A., Spector, L. G. & Davies, S. M., Sep 1 2005, In : Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 45, 3, p. 239-241 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Noonan Syndrome
Fanconi Anemia
Occupations
Birth Weight
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
135 Citations (Scopus)

Maternal diet and infant leukemia: The DNA topoisomerase II inhibitor hypothesis: A report from the Children's Oncology Group

Spector, L. G., Xie, Y., Robison, L. L., Heerema, N. A., Hilden, J. M., Lange, B., Felix, C. A., Davies, S. M., Slavin, J., Potter, J. D., Blair, C. K., Reaman, G. H. & Ross, J. A., Mar 1 2005, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 14, 3, p. 651-655 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Topoisomerase II Inhibitors
Leukemia
Mothers
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Diet

Maternal diet and infant leukemia: The DNA topoisomerase II inhibitor hypothesis: A report from the Children's Oncology Group

Spector, L. G., Xie, Y., Robison, L. L., Heerema, N. A., Hilden, J. M., Lange, B., Felix, C. A., Davies, S. M., Slavin, J., Potter, J. D., Blair, C. K., Reaman, G. H. & Ross, J. A., 2005, In : Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology. 14, 3, p. 651-655 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Topoisomerase II Inhibitors
Leukemia
Mothers
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Diet
2006
37 Citations (Scopus)

Child and maternal household chemical exposure and the risk of acute leukemia in children with Down's syndrome: A report from the children's oncology group

Alderton, L. E., Spector, L. G., Blair, C. K., Roesler, M., Olshan, A. F., Robison, L. L. & Ross, J. A., Aug 1 2006, In : American journal of epidemiology. 164, 3, p. 212-221 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Down Syndrome
Leukemia
Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma
Mothers
Odds Ratio
8 Citations (Scopus)

Epidemiology and etiology

Spector, L. G., Ross, J. A., Robison, L. L. & Bhatia, S., Jan 1 2006, Childhood Leukemias, Second Edition. Cambridge University Press, p. 48-66 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Leukemia
Epidemiology
Terminology
Cytogenetics
Epidemiologic Studies
2 Citations (Scopus)

Infant leukemia: Finding the needle in the haystack

Spector, L. G. & Ross, J. A., Dec 1 2006, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 15, 12, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Prenatal Exposure Delayed Effects
Myeloid Leukemia
Quinolones
Needles
Leukemia
2 Citations (Scopus)

Maternal hemoglobin concentration during pregnancy and risk of infant leukaemia: A Children's Oncology Group study

Peters, A. M., Blair, C. K., Verneris, M. R., Neglia, J. P., Robison, L. L., Spector, L. G., Reaman, G. H., Felix, C. A. & Ross, J. A., Nov 6 2006, In : British Journal of Cancer. 95, 9, p. 1274-1276 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Leukemia
Hemoglobins
Mothers
Pregnancy
Anemia

Maternal hemoglobin concentration during pregnancy and risk of infant leukaemia: A Children's Oncology Group study

Peters, A. M., Blair, C. K., Verneris, M. R., Neglia, J. P., Robison, L. L., Spector, L. G., Reaman, G. H., Felix, C. A. & Ross, J. A., 2006, In : British Journal of Cancer. 95, 9, p. 1274-12769 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Leukemia
Hemoglobins
Mothers
Pregnancy
Anemia
2007
33 Citations (Scopus)

Birth characteristics, maternal reproductive history, and the risk of infant leukemia: A report from the children's oncology group

Spector, L. G., Davies, S. M., Robison, L. L., Hilden, J. M., Roesler, M. & Ross, J. A., Jan 1 2007, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 16, 1, p. 128-134 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reproductive History
Leukemia
Mothers
Parturition
Birth Weight

Birth characteristics, maternal reproductive history, and the risk of infant leukemia: A report from the children's oncology group

Spector, L. G., Davies, S. M., Robison, L. L., Hilden, J. M., Roesler, M. & Ross, J. A., 2007

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Reproductive History
Gene Rearrangement
Leukemia
Mothers
Parturition
6 Citations (Scopus)

Childhood cancer and birthmarks in the Collaborative Perinatal Project

Johnson, K. J., Spector, L. G., Klebanoff, M. A. & Ross, J. A., May 1 2007, In : Pediatrics. 119, 5, p. e1088-e1093

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoplasms
Lymphangioma
Pigmented Nevus
Fragaria
Wine
18 Citations (Scopus)

Detection of cotinine in newborn dried blood spots

Spector, L. G., Hecht, S. S., Ognjanovic, S., Carmella, S. G. & Ross, J. A., Sep 1 2007, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 16, 9, p. 1902-1905 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cotinine
Newborn Infant
Pregnancy
Smoking
Mothers
10 Citations (Scopus)

Feasibility of nationwide birth registry control selection in the United States

Spector, L. G., Ross, J. A., Puumala, S. E., Roesler, M., Olshan, A. F. & Bunin, G. R., Oct 1 2007, In : American journal of epidemiology. 166, 7, p. 852-856 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Contraception
Registries
Parturition
Hepatoblastoma
Rare Diseases
18 Citations (Scopus)

Reproductive history, infertility treatment, and the risk of acute leukemia in children with Down syndrome: A report from the Children's Oncology Group

Puumala, S. E., Ross, J. A., Olshan, A. F., Robison, L. L., Smith, F. O. & Spector, L. G., Nov 1 2007, In : Cancer. 110, 9, p. 2067-2074 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reproductive History
Down Syndrome
Infertility
Leukemia
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
36 Citations (Scopus)

Secular trends in response rates for controls selected by random digit dialing in childhood cancer studies: A report from the Children's Oncology Group

Bunin, G. R., Spector, L. G., Olshan, A. F., Robison, L. L., Roesler, M., Grufferman, S., Shu, X. O. & Ross, J. A., Jul 1 2007, In : American journal of epidemiology. 166, 1, p. 109-116 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Confidence Intervals
Neoplasms
Selection Bias
Case-Control Studies
Demography

Secular trends in response rates for controls selected by random digit dialing in childhood cancer studies: A report from the Children's Oncology Group

Bunin, G. R., Spector, L. G., Olshan, A. F., Robison, L. L., Roesler, M., Grufferman, S., Shu, X. O. & Ross, J. A., 2007

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Confidence Intervals
Neoplasms
Selection Bias
Case-Control Studies
Demography
60 Citations (Scopus)

The epidemiology of childhood leukemia with a focus on birth weight and diet

Tower, R. L. & Spector, L. G., May 1 2007, In : Critical Reviews in Clinical Laboratory Sciences. 44, 3, p. 203-242 40 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Epidemiology
Nutrition
Birth Weight
Leukemia
Diet
2008
22 Citations (Scopus)

A case-control study of childhood brain tumors and fathers' hobbies: A Children's Oncology Group study

Rosso, A. L., Hovinga, M. E., Rorke-Adams, L. B., Spector, L. G. & Bunin, G. R., Dec 1 2008, In : Cancer Causes and Control. 19, 10, p. 1201-1207 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hobbies
Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors
Brain Neoplasms
Fathers
Medulloblastoma
19 Citations (Scopus)

Birth characteristics and Wilms tumor in Minnesota

Puumala, S. E., Soler, J. T., Johnson, K. J. & Spector, L. G., Mar 15 2008, In : International Journal of Cancer. 122, 6, p. 1368-1373 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wilms Tumor
Parturition
Birth Weight
Gestational Age
Birth Certificates
23 Citations (Scopus)

Childhood cancer in the offspring born in 1921-1984 to US radiologic technologists

Johnson, K. J., Alexander, B. H., Doody, M. M., Sigurdson, A. J., Linet, M. S., Spector, L. G., Hoffbeck, R. W., Simon, S. L., Weinstock, R. M. & Ross, J. A., Aug 5 2008, In : British Journal of Cancer. 99, 3, p. 545-550 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Paternal Exposure
Neoplasms
Occupational Exposure
Radiation Exposure

Epidemiology of childhood leukemia: a transdisciplinary approach

Ross, J. A., Johnson, K., Largaespada, D., G Spector, L. & Ognjanovic, S., 2008.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Leukemia in the mothers of big babies-Does the tree fall far from the apple?

Spector, L. G., Nov 1 2008, In : Leukemia Research. 32, 11, p. 1644-1645 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Malus
Birth Weight
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Leukemia
Newborn Infant
8 Citations (Scopus)

Ontogeny of gene expression: A changing environment for malignancy

Spector, L. G., Hooten, A. J. & Ross, J. A., May 1 2008, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 17, 5, p. 1021-1023 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Neoplastic Gene Expression Regulation
SEER Program
Preschool Children
Cause of Death
Gene Expression
50 Citations (Scopus)

Parental and infant characteristics and childhood leukemia in Minnesota

Johnson, K. J., Soler, J. T., Puumala, S. E., Ross, J. A. & Spector, L. G., Feb 25 2008, In : BMC Pediatrics. 8, 7.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Leukemia
Confidence Intervals
Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma
Birth Weight
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
19 Citations (Scopus)

Perinatal characteristics and risk of neuroblastoma

Johnson, K. J., Puumala, S. E., Soler, J. T. & Spector, L. G., Sep 1 2008, In : International Journal of Cancer. 123, 5, p. 1166-1172 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuroblastoma
Confidence Intervals
Birth Certificates
Mothers
Parturition
40 Citations (Scopus)

Perinatal risk factors for hepatoblastoma

Spector, L. G., Johnson, K. J., Soler, J. T. & Puumala, S. E., May 6 2008, In : British Journal of Cancer. 98, 9, p. 1570-1573 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatoblastoma
Very Low Birth Weight Infant
Mothers
Confidence Intervals
Population
2009
67 Citations (Scopus)

Cancer risk among children with very low birth weights

Spector, L. G., Puumala, S. E., Carozza, S. E., Chow, E. J., Fox, E. E., Horel, S., Johnson, K. J., McLaughlin, C. C., Reynolds, P., Von Behren, J. & Mueller, B. A., Jul 1 2009, In : Pediatrics. 124, 1, p. 96-104 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Very Low Birth Weight Infant
Neoplasms
Glioma
Hepatoblastoma
Retinoblastoma
2 Citations (Scopus)

Cancers in Children

Ross, J. A. & Spector, L. G., Sep 1 2009, Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Neoplasms
Nervous System Neoplasms
Bone Neoplasms
Retinoblastoma
Kidney Neoplasms
19 Citations (Scopus)

Childhood cancer among twins and higher order multiples

Puumala, S. E., Carozza, S. E., Chow, E. J., Fox, E. E., Horel, S., Johnson, K. J., McLaughlin, C., Mueller, B. A., Reynolds, P., Von Behren, J. & Spector, L. G., Jan 1 2009, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 18, 1, p. 162-168 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Parturition
Wilms Tumor
Birth Weight
7 Citations (Scopus)

Childhood cancer incidence: Is it really going up?

Spector, L. G. & Linabery, A. M., Jul 15 2009, In : Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 53, 1, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Ewing's Sarcoma
Wilms Tumor
Kidney Neoplasms
Preschool Children
Hodgkin Disease
18 Citations (Scopus)

Comparability and representativeness of control groups in a case-control study of infant leukemia: A report from the children's oncology group

Ross, J. A., Puumala, S. E., Spector, L. G., Robison, L. L., Bunin, G. R., Olshan, A. F., Linabery, A. M., Roesler, M. A. & Blair, C. K., Aug 1 2009, In : American journal of epidemiology. 170, 3, p. 379-387 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Birth Certificates
Case-Control Studies
Contraception
Leukemia
Control Groups

Comparability and representativeness of control groups in a case-control study of infant leukemia: a report from the Children's Oncology Group.

Puumala, S. E., Spector, L. G., Robison, L. L., Bunin, G. R., Olshan, A. F., Linabery, A. M., Roesler, M. A., Blair, C. K. & Ross, J. A., 2009, In : American Journal of Epidemiology. 170, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Birth Certificates
Case-Control Studies
Contraception
Leukemia
Control Groups
42 Citations (Scopus)

Early Postnatal Weight Gain, Intellectual Performance, and Body Mass Index at 7 Years of Age in Term Infants with Intrauterine Growth Restriction

Pylipow, M., Spector, L. G., Puumala, S. E., Boys, C., Cohen, J. & Georgieff, M. K., Feb 1 2009, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 154, 2, p. 201-206 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Weight Gain
Body Mass Index
Growth
Cognition
Wechsler Scales
10 Citations (Scopus)

Maternal health conditions during pregnancy and acute leukemia in children with down syndrome: a children's oncology group study

Ognjanovic, S., Puumala, S., Spector, L. G., Smith, F. O., Robison, L. L., Olshan, A. F. & Ross, J. A., May 1 2009, In : Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 52, 5, p. 602-608 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Down Syndrome
Leukemia
Pregnancy
Odds Ratio
Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma

Maternal health conditions during pregnancy and acute leukemia in children with Down syndrome: A Children's Oncology Group study.

Ognjanovic, S., Puumala, S., Spector, L. G., Smith, F. O., Robison, L. L., Olshan, A. F. & Ross, J. A., 2009, In : Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 52, 5, p. 602-608 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Down Syndrome
Leukemia
Pregnancy
Odds Ratio
Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma
2 Citations (Scopus)

Methodological issues in evaluating environmental risk factors: A response to Ivanovski et al.

Spector, L. G., May 1 2009, In : Medical Hypotheses. 72, 5, p. 614-615 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Environmental Exposure
Case-Control Studies
112 Citations (Scopus)

Parental age and risk of childhood cancer: a pooled analysis

Johnson, K. J., Carozza, S. E., Chow, E. J., Fox, E. E., Horel, S., McLaughlin, C. C., Mueller, B. A., Puumala, S. E., Reynolds, P., Von Behren, J. & Spector, L. G., 2009, In : Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.). 20, 4, p. 475-483 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parents
Maternal Age
Neoplasms
Odds Ratio
Paternal Age
6 Citations (Scopus)

Periconceptional maternal vitamin supplementation and childhood leukaemia: An uncertainty analysis

Jurek, A. M., Maldonado, G., Spector, L. G. & Ross, J. A., Feb 1 2009, In : Journal of epidemiology and community health. 63, 2, p. 168-172 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vitamins
Uncertainty
Leukemia
Mothers
Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma
1 Citation (Scopus)

Assessing parental contributions to childhood cancer risk

Spector, L. G., Feb 1 2010, In : Future Oncology. 6, 1, p. 5-7 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Prenatal Exposure Delayed Effects
Genetic Predisposition to Disease
Pregnancy
Neoplasms