Publications: 2001-2003

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Publications: 2003

Nam RK, Zhang WW, Trachtenberg J, Jewett MA, Emami M, Vesprinin D, Chu W, Ho M, Sweet J, Toi A, Pollak M, Narod SA. Comprehensive assessment of candidate genes and serological markers for the detection of prostate cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12: 1429-37, 2003.

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Pollak M, Foulkes W. Challenges to cancer control by screening. Nature Reviews Cancer 3: 297-303, 2003.

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Giovannucci E, Pollak M, Liu Y, Platz EA, Majeed N, Rimm EB, Willet WC. Nutritional predictors of insulin-like growth factor-I and their relationships to cancer in men. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention 12: 84-89, 2003.

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Saydah SH, Platz EA, Rifai N, Pollak MN, Brancati FL, Helzlsouer KJ. Association of markers of insulin and glucose control with subsequent colorectal cancer risk. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention 12: 412-418, 2003.

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Schernhammer ES, Hankinson SE, Hunter DJ, Blouin MJ, Pollak MN. Polymorphic variation at the -202 locus in IGFBP3: Influence on serum levels of insulin-like growth factors, interaction with plasma retinol and vitamin D and breast cancer risk. International Journal of Cancer 107: 60-64, 2003.

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Nomura AM, Stemmermann GN, Lee J,Pollak MN. Serum Insulin-like Growth Factor 1 and Subsequent Risk of Colorectal Cancer among Japanese-American Men. American Journal of Epidemiology 158: 424-431, 2003.

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Woodson K, Tangrea JA, Pollak M, Copeland TD, Taylor PR, Virtamo J, Albanes D. Serum insulin-like growth factor I: tumor marker or etiologic factor? A prospective study of prostate cancer among Finnish men. Cancer Research 63: 3991-4, 2003.

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Ismail AH,Pollak M, Behlouli H, Tanguay S, Bégin LR, Aprikian AG. Serum insulin-like growth factor (IGF) – 1 and IGF-binding protein-3 do not correlate with Gleason score or quantity of prostate cancer in biopsy samples. British Journal of Urology International 92: 699-702, 2003.

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VanHouten JN, Dann P, Stewart AF, Watson CJ, Karaplis AC,Pollak M, Wysolmerski JJ. Mammary-specific deletion of parathyroid hormone-related protein preserves bone mass during lactation. The Journal of Clinical Investigation 112: 1429-1436, 2003.

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Hussain M, Banerjee M, Sarkar FH, Djuric Z, Pollak MN, Doerge D, Fontana J, Chinni S, Davis J, Forman J, Wood DP, Kucuk O. Soy isoflavones in the treatment of prostate cancer. Nutri Cancer 47: 111-7, 2003.

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Publications: 2002

Ismail AH, Pollak M, Behlouli H, Tanguay S, Bégin LR, Aprikian AG. Insulin-like growth factor-1 and insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 for prostate cancer detection in patients undergoing prostate biopsy. The Journal of Urology 168: 2426-30, 2002.

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Camirand A, Lu YH, Pollak M. Co-targeting HER2/erbB2 and IGF-1 receptors causes synergistic inhibition of growth in HER2-overexpressing breast cancer cells. Medical Science Monitor 8: BR521-526, 2002.

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Levitt RJ, Pollak M. Insulin-like growth factor-I antagonizes the anti-proliferative effects of cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors on BxPC-3 pancreatic cancer cells. Cancer Research 62: 7372-7376, 2002.

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Kucuk O, Sarkar FH, Djuric Z, Sakr W, Pollak MN, Khachik F, Banerjee M, Bertram JS, Wood DP Jr. Effects of lycopene supplementation in patients with localized prostate cancer. Experimental Biology and Medicine 227: 881-885, 2002.

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Spitz MR, Barnett MJ, Goodman GE, Thornquist MD, Wu X, Pollak M. Serum Insulin-like growth factor (IGF) and IGF-binding protein levels and risk of lung cancer: A case-control study nested in the beta-carotene and retinol efficacy trial cohort. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention 11: 1413-1418, 2002.

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Giovannucci E, Haiman CA, Platz EA, Hankinson SE, Pollak MN. Dinucleotide repeat in the insulin-like growth factor-I gene is not related to risk of colorectal adenoma. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention 11: 1509-1510, 2002.

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Deitel K, Dantzer D, Ferguson P, Pollak M, Beamer W, Andrulis I, Bell R. Reduced growth of human sarcoma xenografts in hosts homozygous for the lit mutation. Journal of Surgical Oncology 81: 75-79, 2002.

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Holmes MD, Pollak MN, Hankinson SE. Lifestyle correlates of plasma insulin-like growth factor-I and insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 concentrations. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention 11: 862-867, 2002.

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Holmes MD, Pollak MN, Willett WC, Hankinson SE. Dietary correlates of plasma insulin-like growth factor-I and insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 concentrations. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention 11: 852-861, 2002.

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Kucuk O, Sarkar FH, Sakr W, Khachik F, Djuric Z, Banerjee M, Pollak MN, Bertram JS, Wood DP. Lycopene in the treatment of prostate cancer. Pure and Applied Chemistry 74: 1443-50, 2002.

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Missmer SA, Haiman CA, Hunter DJ, Willett WC, Colditz GA, Speizer FE, Pollak MN, Hankinson SE. A sequence repeat in the insulin-like growth factor-1 gene and risk of breast cancer. International Journal of Cancer 100: 332-6, 2002.

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Toppmeyer D, Seidman AD, Pollak M, Russell C, Tkaczuk K, Verma S, Overmoyer B, Garg V, Ette E, Harding MW, Demetri GD. Safety and efficacy of the multidrug resistance inhibitor Incel (biricodar; VX-710) in combination with paclitaxel for advanced breast cancer refractory to paclitaxel. Clinical Cancer Research 8: 670-8, 2002.

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Giovannucci E, Pollak M. Risk of cancer after growth-hormone treatment. [editorial] Lancet 360: 268-9, 2002.

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Chan JM, Stampfer MJ, Ma J, Gann P, Gaziano JM, Pollak M, Giovannucci E. Insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) and IGF binding protein-3 as predictors of advanced-stage prostate cancer. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 94: 1099-1106, 2002.

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Publications: 2001

Lu Y, Zi X, Zhao Y, Mascarenhas D, Pollak M. Insulin-like growth factor-I receptor signaling and resistance to trastuzumab (Herceptin). Journal of the National Cancer Institute 93: 1852-1857, 2001. 

[see also favourable editorial comment [.pdf] - J Natl Cancer Inst 93: 1830-2, 2001]

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Ma J, Giovannucci E, Pollak M, Chan JM, Gaziano JM, Willett W, Stampfer MJ. Milk intake, circulating levels of insulin like growth factor-I and risk of colorectal cancer in men. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 93: 1330-1336, 2001.

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Chan TW, Pollak M, Huynh H. Inhibition of insulin-like growth factor signaling pathways in mammary gland by pure antiestrogen ICI 182,780. Clinical Cancer Research 7: 2545-2554, 2001.

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Kucuk O, Sarkar FH, Sakr W, Djuric Z, Pollak M N, Khachik Y, Banerjee M, Grignon D, Bertram JS, Crissman JD, Pontes EJ, Wood DP Jr. Phase II randomized clinical trial of lycopene supplementation before radical prostatectomy. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention 10: 861-8, 2001.

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Thorner M and writing committee (including Pollak M). Critical evaluation of the safety of recombinant human growth hormone administration: Statement from the growth hormone research society. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 86:1868-1870, 2001.

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Nickerson T, Chang F, Tran C, Lorimer D, Smeekens SP, Sawyers CI, Pollak M. In vivo of LAPC-9 and LNCaP cancer models to androgen independence is associated with increased expression of IGF-I and IGF-IR. Cancer Research 61: 6276-6280, 2001.

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He B, Deckelbaum RA, Miao D, Lipman ML, Pollak M, Goltzman D, Karaplis AC. Tissue-Specific targeting of the Pthrp gene: The generation of mice with floxed alleles. Endocrinology 142: 2070-7, 2001.

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Chokkalingam AP, Pollak M, Fillmore C, Gao Y, Stanczyk FZ, Deng J, Sesterhenn IA, Mostofi FK, Fears TR, Madigan MP, Ziegler RG, Fraumeni JF Jr, Hsing AW. Insulin-like growth factors and prostate cancer: a population-based cased-control study in China. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention 10:421-7, 2001.

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Pollak M, Blouin M-J, Jian-Chun Z, Kopchick JJ. Reduced mammary gland carcinogenesis in transgenic mice expressing a growth hormone antagonist. British Journal of Cancer 85: 428-430, 2001.

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Tolcher AW, Kennedy A, Padley RJ, Majeed N, Pollak M, Kantoff PW. Other novel agents: Rationale and current status as chemopreventive agents. Urology 57: 86-9, 2001.

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Chokkalingam AP, McGlynn KA, Gao Y, Pollak M, Deng J, Sesterhenn IA, Mostofi FK, Fraumeni JF Jr, Hsing AW. Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms, insulin-like growth factors, and prostate cancer risk: a population-based case-control study in China. Cancer Research 61: 4333-6, 2001.

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Pollak M. Insulin-like growth factors (IGFs) and prostate cancer. Epidemiologic Reviews 23: 59-66, 2001.

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Trojan D, Collet J, Pollak M, Shapiro S, Jubelt B, Miller R, Agre J, Munsat TL, Hollander D, Tandan R, Robinson A, Finch L, Ducruet T, Cashman N. Serum insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) does not correlate positively with isometric strength, fatigue, and quality of life in post-polio syndrome. Journal of the Neurological Sciences 182:107-115, 2001.

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Jernström H, Chu W, Vesprini D, Tao Y, Majeed N, Deal C, Pollak M, and Narod SA. Genetic factors related to racial variation in plasma levels of insulin-like growth factor-1: implications for pre-menopausal breast cancer risk. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism 72: 144-54, 2001.

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Deal C, Ma J, Wilkin F, Paquette J, Rozen F, Ge B, Hudson T, Stampfer M, Pollak M. Novel promoter polymorphism in IGFBP3: Correlation with serum levels and interaction with known regulators. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 86: 1274-80, 2001.

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Jernström H, Wilkin F, Deal C, Chu W, Tao Y, Majeed N, Narod S, Hudson T,Pollak M. Genetic and non-genetic factors associated with variation of plasma levels of insulin-like growth factor-I and insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 in healthy premenopausal women. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention 10: 377-384, 2001.

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