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Research Output

2011

Immunophenotypic and gene expression analysis of monoclonal B-cell lymphocytosis shows biologic characteristics associated with good prognosis CLL

Lanasa, M. C., Allgood, S. D., Slager, S. L., Dave, S. S., Love, C., Marti, G. E., Kay, N. E., Hanson, C. A., Rabe, K. G., Achenbach, S. J., Goldin, L. R., Camp, N. J., Goodman, B. K., Vachon, C. M., Spector, L. G., Rassenti, L. Z., Leis, J. F., Gockerman, J. P., Strom, S. S., Call, T. G. & 5 others, Glenn, M., Cerhan, J. R., Levesque, M. C., Weinberg, J. B. & Caporaso, N. E., Sep 1 2011, In : Leukemia. 25, 9, p. 1459-1466 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Maternal exposure to household chemicals and risk of infant leukemia: A report from the Children's Oncology Group

Slater, M. E., Linabery, A. M., Spector, L. G., Johnson, K. J., Hilden, J. M., Heerema, N. A., Robison, L. L. & Ross, J. A., Aug 1 2011, In : Cancer Causes and Control. 22, 8, p. 1197-1204 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Maternal exposure to household chemicals and risk of infant leukemia: A report from the Children's Oncology Group

Slater, M. E., Linabery, A. M., Spector, L. G., Johnson, K. J., Hilden, J. M., Heerema, N. A., Robison, L. L. & Ross, J. A., 2011, In : Cancer Causes and Control. 22, 8, p. 1197-1204 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Maternal prenatal cigarette, alcohol and illicit drug use and risk of infant leukaemia: A report from the Children's Oncology Group

Slater, M. E., Linabery, A. M., Blair, C. K., Spector, L. G., Heerema, N. A., Robison, L. L. & Ross, J. A., Nov 1 2011, In : Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology. 25, 6, p. 559-565 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Maternal prenatal cigarette, alcohol and illicit drug use and risk of infant leukaemia: A report from the Children's Oncology Group

Slater, M. E., Linabery, A. M., Blair, C. K., Spector, L. G., Heerema, N. A., Robison, L. L. & Ross, J. A., 2011, In : Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology. 25, 6, p. 559-565 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pediatric germ cell tumors and parental infertility and infertility treatment: A Children's Oncology Group report

Puumala, S. E., Ross, J. A., Wall, M. M. & Spector, L. G., Oct 1 2011, In : Cancer Epidemiology. 35, 5, p. e25-e31

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Self-report versus medical record - Perinatal factors in a study of infant leukaemia: A study from the Children's Oncology Group

Jurek, A. M., Greenland, S., Spector, L. G., Roesler, M. A., Robison, L. L. & Ross, J. A., Nov 1 2011, In : Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology. 25, 6, p. 540-548 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Transmission of HLA-DP variants from parents to children with B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia: Log-linear analysis using the case-parent design

Taylor, M., Bergemann, T. L., Hussain, A., Thompson, P. D. & Spector, L., Oct 1 2011, In : Human Immunology. 72, 10, p. 897-903 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

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

1 Scopus citations

Birth characteristics and the risk of childhood rhabdomyosarcoma based on histological subtype

Ognjanovic, S., Carozza, S. E., Chow, E. J., Fox, E. E., Horel, S., McLaughlin, C. C., Mueller, B. A., Puumala, S., Reynolds, P., Von Behren, J. & Spector, L., Jan 1 2010, In : British Journal of Cancer. 102, 1, p. 227-231 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

Childhood cancer in relation to parental race and ethnicity a 5-state pooled analysis

Chow, E. J., Puumala, S. E., Mueller, B. A., Carozza, S. E., Fox, E. E., Horel, S., Johnson, K. J., McLaughlin, C. C., Reynolds, P., Von Behren, J. & Spector, L. G., Jun 15 2010, In : Cancer. 116, 12, p. 3045-3053 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations

Common occurrence of monoclonal B-cell lymphocytosis among members of high-risk CLL families

Goldin, L. R., Lanasa, M. C., Slager, S. L., Cerhan, J. R., Vachon, C. M., Strom, S. S., Camp, N. J., Spector, L. G., Leis, J. F., Morrison, V. A., Glenn, M., Rabe, K. G., Achenbach, S. J., Algood, S. D., Abbasi, F., Fontaine, L., Yau, M., Rassenti, L. Z., Kay, N. E., Call, T. G. & 4 others, Hanson, C. A., Weinberg, J. B., Marti, G. E. & Caporaso, N. E., Oct 1 2010, In : British Journal of Haematology. 151, 2, p. 152-158 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations

Congenital abnormalities and hepatoblastoma: A report from the Children's Oncology Group (COG)

Spector, L. G., Puumala, S. E., Georgieff, M. K., Krailo, M. D. & Tomlinson, G., 2010

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Epidemiology and etiology

Spector, L. G., Charbonneau, B. & Robison, L. L., Jan 1 2010, Childhood Leukemias, Third Edition. Cambridge University Press, p. 49-71 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Scopus citations

Family history of cancer and malignant germ cell tumors in children: A report from the Children's Oncology Group

Poynter, J. N., Radzom, A. H., Spector, L. G., Puumala, S., Robison, L. L., Chen, Z., Ross, J. A. & Shu, X. O., Feb 1 2010, In : Cancer Causes and Control. 21, 2, p. 181-189 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Genetic susceptibility variants for chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Slager, S. L., Goldin, L. R., Strom, S. S., Lanasa, M. C., Spector, L. G., Rassenti, L., Leis, J. F., Camp, N. J., Kay, N. E., Vachon, C. M., Glenn, M., Weinberg, J. B., Rabe, K. G., Cunningham, J. M., Achenbach, S. J., Hanson, C. A., Marti, G. E., Call, T. G., Caporaso, N. E. & Cerhan, J. R., Apr 1 2010, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 19, 4, p. 1098-1102 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Genome-wide association study of follicular lymphoma identifies a risk locus at 6p21.32

Conde, L., Halperin, E., Akers, N. K., Brown, K. M., Smedby, K. E., Rothman, N., Nieters, A., Slager, S. L., Brooks-Wilson, A., Agana, L., Riby, J., Liu, J., Adami, H. O., Darabi, H., Hjalgrim, H., Low, H. Q., Humphreys, K., Melbye, M., Chang, E. T., Glimelius, B. & 51 others, Cozen, W., Davis, S., Hartge, P., Morton, L. M., Schenk, M., Wang, S. S., Armstrong, B., Kricker, A., Milliken, S., Purdue, M. P., Vajdic, C. M., Boyle, P., Lan, Q., Zahm, S. H., Zhang, Y., Zheng, T., Becker, N., Benavente, Y., Boffetta, P., Brennan, P., Butterbach, K., Cocco, P., Foretova, L., Maynadié, M., De Sanjosé, S., Staines, A., Spinelli, J. J., Achenbach, S. J., Call, T. G., Camp, N. J., Glenn, M., Caporaso, N. E., Cerhan, J. R., Cunningham, J. M., Goldin, L. R., Hanson, C. A., Kay, N. E., Lanasa, M. C., Leis, J. F., Marti, G. E., Rabe, K. G., Rassenti, L. Z., Spector, L. G., Strom, S. S., Vachon, C. M., Weinberg, J. B., Holly, E. A., Chanock, S., Smith, M. T., Bracci, P. M. & Skibola, C. F., Aug 1 2010, In : Nature Genetics. 42, 8, p. 661-664 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

111 Scopus citations

Infant leukemia and parental infertility or its treatment: A Children's Oncology Group report

Puumala, S. E., Spector, L. G., Wall, M. M., Robison, L. L., Heerema, N. A., Roesler, M. A. & Ross, J. A., Jun 2010, In : Human Reproduction. 25, 6, p. 1561-1568 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Infant leukemia and parental infertility or its treatment: A Children's Oncology Group report

Puumala, S. E., Spector, L. G., Wall, M. M., Robison, L. L., Heerema, N. A., Roesler, M. A. & Ross, J. A., Jun 2010, In : Human Reproduction. 25, 6, p. 1561-1568

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Infertility and hepatoblastoma: A report from the Children's Oncology Group (COG)

S.E., P., J., F., M.H., M., M.D., K., Julia A., R. & L.G., S., Apr 17 2010.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Parental educational attainment as an indicator of socioeconomic status and risk of childhood cancers

Carozza, S. E., Puumala, S. E., Chow, E. J., Fox, E. E., Horel, S., Johnson, K. J., McLaughlin, C. C., Reynolds, P., Von Behren, J., Mueller, B. A. & Spector, L. G., Jun 29 2010, In : British Journal of Cancer. 103, 1, p. 136-142 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Reproducibility of reported nutrient intake and supplement use during a past pregnancy: A report from the Children's Oncology Group

Bosco, J. L. F., Tseng, M., Spector, L. G., Olshan, A. F. & Bunin, G. R., Jan 1 2010, In : Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology. 24, 1, p. 93-101 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
2009

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

67 Scopus citations

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

1 Scopus citations

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

19 Scopus citations

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

7 Scopus citations

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

18 Scopus citations

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

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

42 Scopus citations

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

10 Scopus citations

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

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

2 Scopus citations

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

113 Scopus citations

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

6 Scopus citations
2008

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

22 Scopus citations

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

19 Scopus citations

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

23 Scopus citations

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

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

8 Scopus citations

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

51 Scopus citations

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

19 Scopus citations

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

41 Scopus citations
2007

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

33 Scopus citations

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

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

6 Scopus citations

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

18 Scopus citations

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

10 Scopus citations

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

18 Scopus citations