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Dr. Elizabeth Platz

Sc.D., M.P.H.
410-614-9674 (p)
410-614-2632 (f)
Interests

epidemiology

Titles

Professor

Head, Cancer Epidemiology Area of Concentration

Director, Training Program in Cancer Epidemiology, Prevention, and Control

Co-Director, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins

Joint Departmental Affiliation: Brady Urological Institute

Joint Departmental Affiliation: Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Web page

Schools\Degrees

M.P.H., Environmental Health, Yale University School of Public Health Sc.D., Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health

Training

Fellow, Epidemiology/Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA

2003 and 2007 Faculty Innovation Fund Bernstein Young Investigator's Award Delta Omega Honorary Society in the Public Health Alpha Chapter AMTRA Award (recognition for advising, mentoring and teaching)


2010 Martin D. Abeloff, MD Scholar in Cancer Prevention (First), Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center (honoring the memory of Dr. Abeloff, late Director of the Cancer Center)

Clinical Interests

Epidemiology, prostate cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia, colorectal cancer, adenomatous polyps, diet, lifestyle, race, genetics, epigenetics, inflammation, insulin, obesity, sex steroid hormones, vitamin D

Research Summary

Dr. Platz is a cancer epidemiologist, whose research on prostate and colon cancers sits at the interface between epidemiology and basic science. Within prospective cohorts, she studies the association of genetic and epigenetic factors as well as circulating markers of androgenicity, inflammation, and oxidation with prostate cancer incidence and recurrence.

For colorectal neoplasia, her work focuses on the metabolic syndrome, growth factors, and inflammation as sequelae of adiposity. She also studies the role of modifiable factors that influence these pathways, such as diet and lifestyle, in relation to the incidence of these diseases and other men’s health concerns.

In addition, she studies these factors in association with benign conditions of the prostate and colon, including benign prostatic hyperplasia and adenomatous polyps. She has a long-standing interest uncovering explanations for the notably higher rate of prostate cancer in African-American compared to white men, including racial variation in sex steroid hormones in the in utero milieu and throughout life.

Dr. Platz conducts her multidisciplinary work with an eye toward translation; that is, identifying strategies to prevent the development or progression of cancer. These goals have led to her recent research interest in the possible benefits of drugs for other indications, including statin drugs, as well as their underlying mechanisms of action in the prevention of the development and recurrence of prostate cancer.

Finally, she dabbles in research that identifies and solves methodologic issues in study design germane to epidemiologic and translational studies on prostate cancer detection, incidence, prognosis, and recurrence. 

Journal Citations

Baillargeon, J.; Platz, E.A.; Rose, D.P.; Pollock, B.H.; Ankerst, D.P.; Haffner, S.; Higgins, B.; Lokshin, A.; Troyer, D.; Hernandez, J.; Lynch, S.; Leach, R.J.; Thompson, I.M. Obesity, adipokines, and prostate cancer in a prospective population-based study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006 Jul;15(7):1331-1335.
Berndt, S.I.; Platz, E.A.; Fallin, M.D.; Thuita, L.W.; Hoffman, S.C.; Helzlsouer, K.J. Genetic variation in the nucleotide excision repair pathway and colorectal cancer risk. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006 Nov;15(11):2263-2269.
De Marzo, A.M.; Platz, E.A.; Epstein, J.I.; Ali, T.; Billis, A.; Chan, T.Y.; Cheng, L.; Datta, M.; Egevad, L.; Ertoy-Baydar, D.; Farre, X.; Fine, S.W.; Iczkowski, K.A.; Ittmann, M.; Knudsen, B.S.; Loda, M.; Lopez-Beltran, A.; Magi-Galluzzi, C.; Mikuz, G.; Montironi, R.; Pikarsky, E.; Pizov, G.; Rubin, M.A.; Samaratunga, H.; Sebo, T.; Sesterhenn, I.A.; Shah, R.B.; Signoretti, S.; Simko, J.; Thomas, G.; Troncoso, P.; Tsuzuki, T.T.; van Leenders, G.J.; Yang, X.J.; Zhou, M.; Figg, W.D.; Hoque, A.; Lucia, M.S. A working group classification of focal prostate atrophy lesions. Am J Surg Pathol. 2006 Oct;30(10):1281-1291.
Dunn, T.A.; Chen, S.; Faith, D.A.; Hicks, J.L.; Platz, E.A.; Chen, Y.; Ewing, C.M.; Sauvageot, J.; Isaacs, W.B.; De Marzo, A.M.; Luo, J. A novel role of myosin VI in human prostate cancer. Am J Pathol. 2006 Nov;169(5):1843-1854.
Freedland, S.J.; Giovannucci, E.; Platz, E.A. Are findings from studies of obesity and prostate cancer really in conflict? Cancer Causes Control. 2006 Feb;17(1):5-9.
Freedland, S.J.; Platz, E.A.; Presti, J.C., Jr.; Aronson, W.J.; Amling, C.L.; Kane, C.J.; Terris, M.K. Obesity, serum prostate specific antigen and prostate size: implications for prostate cancer detection. J Urol. 2006 Feb;175(2):500-504; discussion 504.
Genkinger, J.M.; Platz, E.A.; Hoffman, S.C.; Strickland, P.; Huang, H.Y.; Comstock, G.W.; Helzlsouer, K.J. C47T polymorphism in manganese superoxide dismutase (MnSOD), antioxidant intake and survival. Mechanisms of ageing and development. 2006 Apr;127(4):371-377.
Gong, Z.; Neuhouser, M.L.; Goodman, P.J.; Albanes, D.; Chi, C.; Hsing, A.W.; Lippman, S.M.; Platz, E.A.; Pollak, M.N.; Thompson, I.M.; Kristal, A.R. Obesity, diabetes, and risk of prostate cancer: results from the prostate cancer prevention trial. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006 Oct;15(10):1977-1983.
Helzlsouer, K.J.; Erlinger, T.P.; Platz, E.A. C-reactive protein levels and subsequent cancer outcomes: results from a prospective cohort study. Eur J Cancer. 2006 Apr;42(6):704-707.
Klassen, A.C.; Curriero, F.; Kulldorff, M.; Alberg, A.J.; Platz, E.A.; Neloms, S.T. Missing stage and grade in Maryland prostate cancer surveillance data, 1992-1997. Am J Prev Med. 2006 Feb;30(2 Suppl):S77-87.
Klassen, A.C.; Platz, E.A. What can geography tell us about prostate cancer? Am J Prev Med. 2006 Feb;30(2 Suppl):S7-15.
Michaud, D.S.; Daugherty, S.E.; Berndt, S.I.; Platz, E.A.; Yeager, M.; Crawford, E.D.; Hsing, A.; Huang, W.Y.; Hayes, R.B. Genetic polymorphisms of interleukin-1B (IL-1B), IL-6, IL-8, and IL-10 and risk of prostate cancer. Cancer Res. 2006 Apr 15;66(8):4525-4530.
Parsons, J.K.; Carter, H.B.; Partin, A.W.; Windham, B.G.; Metter, E.J.; Ferrucci, L.; Landis, P.; Platz, E.A. Metabolic factors associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2006 Jul;91(7):2562-2568.
Platz, E.A.; Leitzmann, M.F.; Visvanathan, K.; Rimm, E.B.; Stampfer, M.J.; Willett, W.C.; Giovannucci, E. Statin drugs and risk of advanced prostate cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2006 Dec 20;98(24):1819-1825.
Rohrmann, S.; Fallin, M.D.; Page, W.F.; Reed, T.; Partin, A.W.; Walsh, P.C.; Platz, E.A. Obesity and hormone-dependent tumors: cohort and co-twin control studies based on the Swedish twin registry. Int J Cancer. 2006 Feb 1;118(3):785.
Sutcliffe, S.; Giovannucci, E.; Alderete, J.F.; Chang, T.H.; Gaydos, C.A.; Zenilman, J.M.; De Marzo, A.M.; Willett, W.C.; Platz, E.A. Plasma antibodies against Trichomonas vaginalis and subsequent risk of prostate cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006 May;15(5):939-945.
Sutcliffe, S.; Giovannucci, E.; De Marzo, A.M.; Leitzmann, M.F.; Willett, W.C.; Platz, E.A. Gonorrhea, syphilis, clinical prostatitis, and the risk of prostate cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006 Nov;15(11):2160-2166.
Sutcliffe, S.; Zenilman, J.M.; Ghanem, K.G.; Jadack, R.A.; Sokoll, L.J.; Elliott, D.J.; Nelson, W.G.; De Marzo, A.M.; Cole, S.R.; Isaacs, W.B.; Platz, E.A. Sexually transmitted infections and prostatic inflammation/cell damage as measured by serum prostate specific antigen concentration. J Urol. 2006 May;175(5):1937-1942.
Tande, A.J.; Platz, E.A.; Folsom, A.R. The metabolic syndrome is associated with reduced risk of prostate cancer. Am J Epidemiol. 2006 Dec 1;164(11):1094-1102.
Wu, K.; Giovannucci, E.; Byrne, C.; Platz, E.A.; Fuchs, C.; Willett, W.C.; Sinha, R. Meat mutagens and risk of distal colon adenoma in a cohort of U.S. men. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006 Jun;15(6):1120-1125.
Berndt, S.I.; Huang, W.Y.; Fallin, M.D.; Helzlsouer, K.J.; Platz, E.A.; Weissfeld, J.L.; Church, T.R.; Welch, R.; Chanock, S.J.; Hayes, R.B. Genetic variation in base excision repair genes and the prevalence of advanced colorectal adenoma. Cancer Res. 2007 Feb 1;67(3):1395-1404.
Berndt, S.I.; Platz, E.A.; Fallin, M.D.; Thuita, L.W.; Hoffman, S.C.; Helzlsouer, K.J. Mismatch repair polymorphisms and the risk of colorectal cancer. Int J Cancer. 2007 Apr 1;120(7):1548-1554.
Daugherty, S.E.; Hayes, R.B.; Yeager, M.; Andriole, G.L.; Chatterjee, N.; Huang, W.Y.; Isaacs, W.B.; Platz, E.A. RNASEL Arg462Gln polymorphism and prostate cancer in PLCO. Prostate. 2007 Jun 1;67(8):849-854.
Daugherty, S.E.; Platz, E.A.; Shugart, Y.Y.; Fallin, M.D.; Isaacs, W.B.; Chatterjee, N.; Welch, R.; Huang, W.Y.; Hayes, R.B. Variants in the alpha-Methylacyl-CoA racemase gene and the association with advanced distal colorectal adenoma. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2007 Aug;16(8):1536-1542.
Daugherty, S.E.; Shugart, Y.Y.; Platz, E.A.; Fallin, M.D.; Isaacs, W.B.; Pfeiffer, R.M.; Welch, R.; Huang, W.Y.; Reding, D.; Hayes, R.B. Polymorphic variants in alpha-methylacyl-CoA racemase and prostate cancer. Prostate. 2007 Oct 1;67(14):1487-1497.
De Marzo, A.M.; Platz, E.A.; Sutcliffe, S.; Xu, J.; Gronberg, H.; Drake, C.G.; Nakai, Y.; Isaacs, W.B.; Nelson, W.G. Inflammation in prostate carcinogenesis. Nat Rev Cancer. 2007 Apr;7(4):256-269.
Freedland, S.J.; Platz, E.A. Obesity and prostate cancer: making sense out of apparently conflicting data. Epidemiologic reviews. 2007;29:88-97.
Giovannucci, E.; Liu, Y.; Platz, E.A.; Stampfer, M.J.; Willett, W.C. Risk factors for prostate cancer incidence and progression in the health professionals follow-up study. Int J Cancer. 2007 Oct 1;121(7):1571-1578.
Hansel, D.E.; DeMarzo, A.M.; Platz, E.A.; Jadallah, S.; Hicks, J.; Epstein, J.I.; Partin, A.W.; Netto, G.J. Early prostate cancer antigen expression in predicting presence of prostate cancer in men with histologically negative biopsies. J Urol. 2007 May;177(5):1736-1740.
Michaud, D.S.; Platz, E.A.; Giovannucci, E. Gonorrhoea and male bladder cancer in a prospective study. Br J Cancer. 2007 Jan 15;96(1):169-171.
Mikhak, B.; Hunter, D.J.; Spiegelman, D.; Platz, E.A.; Hollis, B.W.; Giovannucci, E. Vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene polymorphisms and haplotypes, interactions with plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D and 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D, and prostate cancer risk. Prostate. 2007 Jun 15;67(9):911-923.
Parekh, D.J.; Ankerst, D.P.; Baillargeon, J.; Higgins, B.; Platz, E.A.; Troyer, D.; Hernandez, J.; Leach, R.J.; Lokshin, A.; Thompson, I.M. Assessment of 54 biomarkers for biopsy-detectable prostate cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2007 Oct;16(10):1966-1972.
Platz, E.A. Genetic variation at 8q24 as a susceptibility factor for prostate cancer: definitive results from epidemiologic studies? Cancer Res. 2007 Apr 1;67(7):2905-2907.
Platz, E.A. Epidemiologic musing on statin drugs in the prevention of advanced prostate cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2007 Nov;16(11):2175-2180.
Rohrmann, S.; Genkinger, J.M.; Burke, A.; Helzlsouer, K.J.; Comstock, G.W.; Alberg, A.J.; Platz, E.A. Smoking and risk of fatal prostate cancer in a prospective U.S. study. Urology. 2007 Apr;69(4):721-725.
Rohrmann, S.; Giovannucci, E.; Smit, E.; Platz, E.A. Association of IGF-1 and IGFBP-3 with lower urinary tract symptoms in the third national health and nutrition examination survey. Prostate. 2007 Nov 1;67(15):1693-1698.
Rohrmann, S.; Giovannucci, E.; Willett, W.C.; Platz, E.A. Fruit and vegetable consumption, intake of micronutrients, and benign prostatic hyperplasia in US men. The American journal of clinical nutrition. 2007 Feb;85(2):523-529.
Rohrmann, S.; Nelson, W.G.; Rifai, N.; Brown, T.R.; Dobs, A.; Kanarek, N.; Yager, J.D.; Platz, E.A. Serum estrogen, but not testosterone, levels differ between black and white men in a nationally representative sample of Americans. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2007 Jul;92(7):2519-2525.
Rohrmann, S.; Nelson, W.G.; Rifai, N.; Kanarek, N.; Basaria, S.; Tsilidis, K.K.; Smit, E.; Giovannucci, E.; Platz, E.A. Serum sex steroid hormones and lower urinary tract symptoms in Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III). Urology. 2007 Apr;69(4):708-713.
Rohrmann, S.; Platz, E.A.; Kavanaugh, C.J.; Thuita, L.; Hoffman, S.C.; Helzlsouer, K.J. Meat and dairy consumption and subsequent risk of prostate cancer in a US cohort study. Cancer Causes Control. 2007 Feb;18(1):41-50.
Selvin, E.; Burnett, A.L.; Platz, E.A. Prevalence and risk factors for erectile dysfunction in the US. The American journal of medicine. 2007 Feb;120(2):151-157.
Selvin, E.; Feinleib, M.; Zhang, L.; Rohrmann, S.; Rifai, N.; Nelson, W.G.; Dobs, A.; Basaria, S.; Golden, S.H.; Platz, E.A. Androgens and diabetes in men: results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III). Diabetes Care. 2007 Feb;30(2):234-238.
Sutcliffe, S.; Giovannucci, E.; Gaydos, C.A.; Viscidi, R.P.; Jenkins, F.J.; Zenilman, J.M.; Jacobson, L.P.; De Marzo, A.M.; Willett, W.C.; Platz, E.A. Plasma antibodies against Chlamydia trachomatis, human papillomavirus, and human herpesvirus type 8 in relation to prostate cancer: a prospective study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2007 Aug;16(8):1573-1580.
Sutcliffe, S.; Giovannucci, E.; Isaacs, W.B.; Willett, W.C.; Platz, E.A. Acne and risk of prostate cancer. Int J Cancer. 2007 Dec 15;121(12):2688-2692.
Sutcliffe, S.; Giovannucci, E.; Leitzmann, M.F.; Rimm, E.B.; Stampfer, M.J.; Willett, W.C.; Platz, E.A. A prospective cohort study of red wine consumption and risk of prostate cancer. Int J Cancer. 2007 Apr 1;120(7):1529-1535.
Sutcliffe, S.; Platz, E.A. Inflammation in the etiology of prostate cancer: an epidemiologic perspective. Urol Oncol. 2007 May-Jun;25(3):242-249.
Sutcliffe, S.; Rohrmann, S.; Giovannucci, E.; Nelson, K.E.; De Marzo, A.M.; Isaacs, W.B.; Nelson, W.G.; Platz, E.A. Viral infections and lower urinary tract symptoms in the third national health and nutrition examination survey. J Urol. 2007 Nov;178(5):2181-2185.
Werny, D.M.; Saraiya, M.; Chen, X.; Platz, E.A. Prostate-specific antigen, sexual behavior, and sexually transmitted infections in US men 40-59 years old, 2001-2004: a cross - sectional study. Infectious agents and cancer. 2007;2:19.
Danforth, K.N.; Hayes, R.B.; Rodriguez, C.; Yu, K.; Sakoda, L.C.; Huang, W.Y.; Chen, B.E.; Chen, J.; Andriole, G.L.; Calle, E.E.; Jacobs, E.J.; Chu, L.W.; Figueroa, J.D.; Yeager, M.; Platz, E.A.; Michaud, D.S.; Chanock, S.J.; Thun, M.J.; Hsing, A.W. Polymorphic variants in PTGS2 and prostate cancer risk: results from two large nested case-control studies. Carcinogenesis. 2008 Mar;29(3):568-572.
Danforth, K.N.; Rodriguez, C.; Hayes, R.B.; Sakoda, L.C.; Huang, W.Y.; Yu, K.; Calle, E.E.; Jacobs, E.J.; Chen, B.E.; Andriole, G.L.; Figueroa, J.D.; Yeager, M.; Platz, E.A.; Michaud, D.S.; Chanock, S.J.; Thun, M.J.; Hsing, A.W. TNF polymorphisms and prostate cancer risk. Prostate. 2008 Mar 1;68(4):400-407.
Hamilton, R.J.; Goldberg, K.C.; Platz, E.A.; Freedland, S.J. The influence of statin medications on prostate-specific antigen levels. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2008 Nov 5;100(21):1511-1518.
Menke, A.; Guallar, E.; Shiels, M.S.; Rohrmann, S.; Basaria, S.; Rifai, N.; Nelson, W.G.; Platz, E.A. The association of urinary cadmium with sex steroid hormone concentrations in a general population sample of US adult men. BMC Public Health. 2008;8:72.
Mikhak, B.; Hunter, D.J.; Spiegelman, D.; Platz, E.A.; Wu, K.; Erdman, J.W., Jr.; Giovannucci, E. Manganese superoxide dismutase (MnSOD) gene polymorphism, interactions with carotenoid levels and prostate cancer risk. Carcinogenesis. 2008 Dec;29(12):2335-2340.
Mondul, A.M.; Rimm, E.B.; Giovannucci, E.; Glasser, D.B.; Platz, E.A. A prospective study of lower urinary tract symptoms and erectile dysfunction. J Urol. 2008 Jun;179(6):2321-2326.
Platz, E.A. Re: The association between statins and cancer incidence in a veterans population. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2008 Jul 2;100(13):972; author reply 973-974.
Platz, E.A. Low testosterone and risk of premature death in older men: analytical and preanalytical issues in measuring circulating testosterone. Clin Chem. 2008 Jul;54(7):1110-1112.
Platz, E.A.; Clinton, S.K.; Giovannucci, E. Association between plasma cholesterol and prostate cancer in the PSA era. Int J Cancer. 2008 Oct 1;123(7):1693-1698.
Roddam, A.W.; Allen, N.E.; Appleby, P.; Key, T.J.; Ferrucci, L.; Carter, H.B.; Metter, E.J.; Chen, C.; Weiss, N.S.; Fitzpatrick, A.; Hsing, A.W.; Lacey, J.V., Jr.; Helzlsouer, K.; Rinaldi, S.; Riboli, E.; Kaaks, R.; Janssen, J.A.; Wildhagen, M.F.; Schroder, F.H.; Platz, E.A.; Pollak, M.; Giovannucci, E.; Schaefer, C.; Quesenberry, C.P., Jr.; Vogelman, J.H.; Severi, G.; English, D.R.; Giles, G.G.; Stattin, P.; Hallmans, G.; Johansson, M.; Chan, J.M.; Gann, P.; Oliver, S.E.; Holly, J.M.; Donovan, J.; Meyer, F.; Bairati, I.; Galan, P. Insulin-like growth factors, their binding proteins, and prostate cancer risk: analysis of individual patient data from 12 prospective studies. Ann Intern Med. 2008 Oct 7;149(7):461-471, W483-468.
Shiels, M.S.; Huang, H.Y.; Hoffman, S.C.; Shugart, Y.Y.; Bolton, J.H.; Platz, E.A.; Helzlsouer, K.J.; Alberg, A.J. A community-based study of cigarette smoking behavior in relation to variation in three genes involved in dopamine metabolism: Catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT), dopamine beta-hydroxylase (DBH) and monoamine oxidase-A (MAO-A). Preventive medicine. 2008 Jul;47(1):116-122.
Sutcliffe, S.; Alderete, J.F.; Till, C.; Goodman, P.J.; Hsing, A.W.; Zenilman, J.M.; De Marzo, A.M.; Platz, E.A. Trichomonosis and subsequent risk of prostate cancer in the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial. Int J Cancer. 2008 Nov 19.
Sutcliffe, S.; Platz, E.A. Inflammation and prostate cancer: a focus on infections. Curr Urol Rep. 2008 May;9(3):243-249.
Sutcliffe, S.; Visvanathan, K.; Platz, E.A. Use of Epidemiology in Oncology. In: Abeloff, M.D.; Armitage, J.O.; Niederhuber, J.E.; Kastan, M.B.; McKenna, G., editors. 4th ed, Clinical Oncology. Philadelphia: Elsevier Inc.; 2008.
Tsilidis, K.K.; Branchini, C.; Guallar, E.; Helzlsouer, K.J.; Erlinger, T.P.; Platz, E.A. C-reactive protein and colorectal cancer risk: a systematic review of prospective studies. Int J Cancer. 2008 Sep 1;123(5):1133-1140.
Tsilidis, K.K.; Erlinger, T.P.; Rifai, N.; Hoffman, S.; Hoffman-Bolton, J.; Helzlsouer, K.J.; Platz, E.A. C-reactive protein and colorectal adenoma in the CLUE II cohort. Cancer Causes Control. 2008 Aug;19(6):559-567.
Bardia, A.; Platz, E.A.; Yegnasubramanian, S.; De Marzo, A.M.; Nelson, W.G. Anti-inflammatory drugs, antioxidants, and prostate cancer prevention. Current opinion in pharmacology. 2009 Aug;9(4):419-426.
Cruz-Correa, M.; Zhao, R.; Oviedo, M.; Bernabe, R.D.; Lacourt, M.; Cardona, A.; Lopez-Enriquez, R.; Wexner, S.; Cuffari, C.; Hylind, L.; Platz, E.; Cui, H.; Feinberg, A.P.; Giardiello, F.M. Temporal stability and age-related prevalence of loss of imprinting of the insulin-like growth factor-2 gene. Epigenetics. 2009 Feb;4(2):114-118.
Hamilton, R.J.; Platz, E.A.; Freedland, S.J. Re: Prostate-specific antigen: a misused and maligned prostate cancer biomarker. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2009 Apr 15;101(8):611-612.
Lotan, T.L.; Toubaji, A.; Albadine, R.; Latour, M.; Herawi, M.; Meeker, A.K.; DeMarzo, A.M.; Platz, E.A.; Epstein, J.I.; Netto, G.J. TMPRSS2-ERG gene fusions are infrequent in prostatic ductal adenocarcinomas. Mod Pathol. 2009 Mar;22(3):359-365.
Mondul, A.M.; Clipp, S.L.; Helzlsouer, K.J.; Platz, E.A. Association between plasma total cholesterol concentration and incident prostate cancer in the CLUE II cohort. Cancer Causes Control. 2009 Oct 6.
Paller, C.J.; Shiels, M.S.; Rohrmann, S.; Basaria, S.; Rifai, N.; Nelson, W.; Platz, E.A.; Dobs, A. Relationship of sex steroid hormones with bone mineral density (BMD) in a nationally representative sample of men. Clinical endocrinology. 2009 Jan;70(1):26-34.
Platz, E.A. Does statin use affect the risk of developing prostate cancer? Nature clinical practice. 2009 Jan 20;6(2):70-71.
Platz, E.A. Selenium, genetic variation, and prostate cancer risk: epidemiology reflects back on selenium and vitamin E cancer prevention trial. J Clin Oncol. 2009 Aug 1;27(22):3569-3572.
Platz, E.A.; Till, C.; Goodman, P.J.; Parnes, H.L.; Figg, W.D.; Albanes, D.; Neuhouser, M.L.; Klein, E.A.; Thompson, I.M., Jr.; Kristal, A.R. Men with low serum cholesterol have a lower risk of high-grade prostate cancer in the placebo arm of the prostate cancer prevention trial. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009 Nov;18(11):2807-2813.
Rohrmann, S.; Sutcliffe, C.G.; Bienstock, J.L.; Monsegue, D.; Akereyeni, F.; Bradwin, G.; Rifai, N.; Pollak, M.N.; Agurs-Collins, T.; Platz, E.A. Racial variation in sex steroid hormones and the insulin-like growth factor axis in umbilical cord blood of male neonates. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009 May;18(5):1484-1491.
Rollison, D.E.; Helzlsouer, K.J.; Lee, J.H.; Fulp, W.; Clipp, S.; Hoffman-Bolton, J.A.; Giuliano, A.R.; Platz, E.A.; Viscidi, R.P. Prospective study of JC virus seroreactivity and the development of colorectal cancers and adenomas. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009 May;18(5):1515-1523.
Shiels, M.S.; Rohrmann, S.; Menke, A.; Selvin, E.; Crespo, C.J.; Rifai, N.; Dobs, A.; Feinleib, M.; Guallar, E.; Platz, E.A. Association of cigarette smoking, alcohol consumption, and physical activity with sex steroid hormone levels in US men. Cancer Causes Control. 2009 Aug;20(6):877-886.
Stark, J.R.; Judson, G.; Alderete, J.F.; Mundodi, V.; Kucknoor, A.S.; Giovannucci, E.L.; Platz, E.A.; Sutcliffe, S.; Fall, K.; Kurth, T.; Ma, J.; Stampfer, M.J.; Mucci, L.A. Prospective study of Trichomonas vaginalis infection and prostate cancer incidence and mortality: Physicians' Health Study. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2009 Oct 21;101(20):1406-1411.
Sutcliffe, S.; Alderete, J.F.; Till, C.; Goodman, P.J.; Hsing, A.W.; Zenilman, J.M.; De Marzo, A.M.; Platz, E.A. Trichomonosis and subsequent risk of prostate cancer in the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial. Int J Cancer. 2009 May 1;124(9):2082-2087.
Sutcliffe, S.; Kawachi, I.; Alderete, J.F.; Gaydos, C.A.; Jacobson, L.P.; Jenkins, F.J.; Viscidi, R.P.; Zenilman, J.M.; Platz, E.A. Correlates of sexually transmitted infection histories in a cohort of American male health professionals. Cancer Causes Control. 2009 Nov;20(9):1623-1634.
Tsilidis, K.K.; Helzlsouer, K.J.; Smith, M.W.; Grinberg, V.; Hoffman-Bolton, J.; Clipp, S.L.; Visvanathan, K.; Platz, E.A. Association of common polymorphisms in IL10, and in other genes related to inflammatory response and obesity with colorectal cancer. Cancer Causes Control. 2009 Nov;20(9):1739-1751.
Wang, M.H.; Helzlsouer, K.J.; Smith, M.W.; Hoffman-Bolton, J.A.; Clipp, S.L.; Grinberg, V.; De Marzo, A.M.; Isaacs, W.B.; Drake, C.G.; Shugart, Y.Y.; Platz, E.A. Association of IL10 and other immune response- and obesity-related genes with prostate cancer in CLUE II. Prostate. 2009 Jun 1;69(8):874-885.
Wang, M.H.; Shugart, Y.Y.; Cole, S.R.; Platz, E.A. A simulation study of control sampling methods for nested case-control studies of genetic and molecular biomarkers and prostate cancer progression. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009;18(3):706-711.
Wu, K.; Platz, E.A.; Willett, W.C.; Fuchs, C.S.; Selhub, J.; Rosner, B.A.; Hunter, D.J.; Giovannucci, E. A randomized trial on folic acid supplementation and risk of recurrent colorectal adenoma. The American journal of clinical nutrition. 2009 Dec;90(6):1623-1631.
Yang, H.P.; Brinton, L.A.; Platz, E.A.; Lissowska, J.; Lacey, J.V., Jr.; Sherman, M.E.; Peplonska, B.; Garcia-Closas, M. Active and passive cigarette smoking and the risk of endometrial cancer in Poland. Eur J Cancer. 2009 Dec 24.
Christensen, C.H.; Platz, E.A.; Andreotti, G.; Blair, A.; Hoppin, J.A.; Koutros, S.; Lynch, C.F.; Sandler, D.P.; Alavanja, M.C. Coumaphos exposure and incident cancer among male participants in the Agricultural Health Study (AHS). Environ Health Perspect. 2010 Jan;118(1):92-96.
D'Antonio, K.B.; Schultz, L.; Albadine, R.; Mondul, A.M.; Platz, E.A.; Netto, G.J.; Getzenberg, R.H. Decreased expression of Cyr61 is associated with prostate cancer recurrence after surgical treatment. Clin Cancer Res. 2010 Dec 1;16(23):5908-5913.
D'Antonio, K.B.; Toubaji, A.; Albadine, R.; Mondul, A.M.; Platz, E.A.; Netto, G.J.; Getzenberg, R.H. Extracellular matrix associated protein CYR61 is linked to prostate cancer development. J Urol. 2010 Apr;183(4):1604-1610.
Guzzo, T.J.; Dluzniewski, P.; Orosco, R.; Platz, E.A.; Partin, A.W.; Han, M. Prediction of mortality after radical prostatectomy by Charlson comorbidity index. Urology. 2010 Sep;76(3):553-557.
Kristal, A.R.; Arnold, K.B.; Neuhouser, M.L.; Goodman, P.; Platz, E.A.; Albanes, D.; Thompson, I.M. Diet, supplement use, and prostate cancer risk: results from the prostate cancer prevention trial. Am J Epidemiol. 2010 Sep 1;172(5):566-577.
Lai, G.Y.; Helzlsouer, K.J.; Clipp, S.L.; Rifai, N.; Platz, E.A. Association between C-peptide concentration and prostate cancer incidence in the CLUE II cohort study. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2010 Oct;3(10):1334-1341.
Menke, A.; Guallar, E.; Rohrmann, S.; Nelson, W.G.; Rifai, N.; Kanarek, N.; Feinleib, M.; Michos, E.D.; Dobs, A.; Platz, E.A. Sex steroid hormone concentrations and risk of death in US men. Am J Epidemiol. 2010 Mar 1;171(5):583-592.
Mondul, A.M.; Caffo, B.; Platz, E.A. Minimal detection bias in the inverse association between statin drug use and advanced prostate cancer risk: A simulation study. Cancer Epidemiol. 2010 Dec 15.
Mondul, A.M.; Clipp, S.L.; Helzlsouer, K.J.; Platz, E.A. Association between plasma total cholesterol concentration and incident prostate cancer in the CLUE II cohort. Cancer Causes Control. 2010 Jan;21(1):61-68.
Mondul, A.M.; Selvin, E.; De Marzo, A.M.; Freedland, S.J.; Platz, E.A. Statin drugs, serum cholesterol, and prostate-specific antigen in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2001-2004. Cancer Causes Control. 2010 May;21(5):671-678.
Mondul, A.M.; Selvin, E.; Rohrmann, S.; Menke, A.; Feinleib, M.; Kanarek, N.; Rifai, N.; Dobs, A.S.; Platz, E.A. Association of serum cholesterol and cholesterol-lowering drug use with serum sex steroid hormones in men in NHANES III. Cancer Causes Control. 2010 Oct;21(10):1575-1583.
Murtola, T.J.; Tammela, T.L.; Maattanen, L.; Huhtala, H.; Platz, E.A.; Ala-Opas, M.; Stenman, U.H.; Auvinen, A. Prostate cancer and PSA among statin users in the Finnish prostate cancer screening trial. Int J Cancer. 2010 Oct 1;127(7):1650-1659.
Platz, E.A. Is prostate cancer prevention with selenium all in the genes? Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2010 May;3(5):576-578.
Platz, E.A.; Sutcliffe, S.; De Marzo, A.M.; Drake, C.G.; Rifai, N.; Hsing, A.W.; Hoque, A.; Neuhouser, M.L.; Goodman, P.J.; Kristal, A.R. Intra-individual variation in serum C-reactive protein over 4 years: an implication for epidemiologic studies. Cancer Causes Control. 2010 Jun;21(6):847-851.
Shiels, M.S.; Goedert, J.J.; Moore, R.D.; Platz, E.A.; Engels, E.A. Reduced risk of prostate cancer in U.S. Men with AIDS. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2010 Nov;19(11):2910-2915.
Sutcliffe, S.; Andriole, G.L.; Kawachi, I.; Zenilman, J.M.; Platz, E.A. Sexually transmitted diseases among users of erectile dysfunction drugs. Ann Intern Med. 2010 Oct 19;153(8):549-550; author reply 550.
Sutcliffe, S.; Viscidi, R.P.; Till, C.; Goodman, P.J.; Hoque, A.M.; Hsing, A.W.; Thompson, I.M.; Zenilman, J.M.; De Marzo, A.M.; Platz, E.A. Human papillomavirus types 16, 18, and 31 serostatus and prostate cancer risk in the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2010 Feb;19(2):614-618.
Tsilidis, K.K.; Brancati, F.L.; Pollak, M.N.; Rifai, N.; Clipp, S.L.; Hoffman-Bolton, J.; Helzlsouer, K.J.; Platz, E.A. Metabolic syndrome components and colorectal adenoma in the CLUE II cohort. Cancer Causes Control. 2010 Jan;21(1):1-10.
Yang, H.P.; Brinton, L.A.; Platz, E.A.; Lissowska, J.; Lacey, J.V., Jr.; Sherman, M.E.; Peplonska, B.; Garcia-Closas, M. Active and passive cigarette smoking and the risk of endometrial cancer in Poland. Eur J Cancer. 2010 Mar;46(4):690-696.
Yang, H.P.; Gonzalez Bosquet, J.; Li, Q.; Platz, E.A.; Brinton, L.A.; Sherman, M.E.; Lacey, J.V., Jr.; Gaudet, M.M.; Burdette, L.A.; Figueroa, J.D.; Ciampa, J.G.; Lissowska, J.; Peplonska, B.; Chanock, S.J.; Garcia-Closas, M. Common genetic variation in the sex hormone metabolic pathway and endometrial cancer risk: pathway-based evaluation of candidate genes. Carcinogenesis. 2010 May;31(5):827-833.

 

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