Greater Hip Circumference Inversely Associated with Risk of Barrett’s

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016 Jun 2. pii: S1542-3565(16)30267-1. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2016.05.032. [Epub ahead of print] Inverse Association Between Gluteofemoral Obesity and Risk of¬†Barrett’s Esophagus in a Pooled Analysis. Kendall BJ, Rubenstein JH, Cook MB, Vaughan TL, Anderson LA, Murray LJ, Shaheen … Continue reading

BEACON Publication: MiRNA SNPs and Risk of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma and Barrett’s

PLoS One. 2015 Jun 3;10(6):e0128617. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0128617 MiRNA-Related SNPs and Risk of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma and Barrett’s Esophagus: Post Genome-Wide Association Analysis in the BEACON Consortium. Buas MF, Onstad L, Levine DM, Risch HA, Chow WH, Liu G, Fitzgerald RC, Bernstein … Continue reading

CDKN2A Germline Variations Associated with Risk of Barrett’s and Esophageal Adenocaricnoma

Carcinogenesis. 2014 Dec;35(12):2740-7. Integrative post-genome-wide association analysis of CDKN2A and TP53 SNPs and risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma. Buas MF, Levine DM, Makar KW, Utsugi H, Onstad L, Li X, Galipeau PC, Shaheen NJ, Hardie LJ, Romero Y, Bernstein L, Gammon … Continue reading

BEACON Obesity Mendelian Randomization Manuscript in JNCI

J Natl Cancer Inst. 2014 Sep 30;106(11). pii: dju252. doi: 10.1093/jnci/dju252. Print 2014 Nov. Obesity and Risk of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma and Barrett’s Esophagus: A Mendelian Randomization Study. Thrift AP, Shaheen NJ, Gammon MD, Bernstein L, Reid BJ, Onstad L, Risch … Continue reading

Proposal approved: Prior diagnosis of Barrett’s

Update #2:¬† Due to small numbers of previously known Barrett’s, this proposal has been withdrawn (14Jul2011). Update: Proposal uploaded to BEACON Consortium Resources site. (see “Member Page”). The proposal developed by Christina Persson and Michael Cook at NCI to investigate … Continue reading