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Journal articles

Kumar V; Janusic T; Leeder S; Sitas F, 2021, 'Has the IJE’s Cohort Profile series achieved its aims?', International Journal of Epidemiology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyab053

Sitas F; Harris-Roxas B; Bradshaw D; Lopez A, 2021, 'Smoking and epidemics of respiratory infections', Bulletin of the World Health Organization, vol. online first, pp. 164 - 165, http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.20.273052

Chen WC; Singh E; Muchengeti M; Bradshaw D; Mathew CG; Babb de Villiers C; Lewis CM; Waterboer T; Newton R; Sitas F, 2020, 'Johannesburg Cancer Study (JCS): contribution to knowledge and opportunities arising from 20 years of data collection in an African setting', Cancer Epidemiology, vol. 65, pp. 101701 - 101701, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.canep.2020.101701

Kricker A; Weber MF; Brenner N; Banks E; Pawlita M; Sitas F; Hodgkinson VS; Rahman B; van Kemenade CH; Armstrong BK; Waterboer T, 2020, 'High ambient solar UV correlates with greater beta HPV seropositivity in New South Wales, Australia', Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention, vol. 29, pp. 49 - 56, http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-19-0400

Li W; Wang D; Zhang H; Zhang Y; Zheng W; Xue X; Shen W; Sitas F; Jiang G, 2020, 'The methodology for assessing smoking-attributed mortality based on all causes of death surveillance in Tianjin, China, 2010-2015', Tobacco Induced Diseases, vol. 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.18332/tid/116970

Mnatzaganian G; Lee CMY; Robinson S; Sitas F; Chow CK; Woodward M; Huxley RR, 2020, 'Socioeconomic disparities in the management of coronary heart disease in 438 general practices in Australia', European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, pp. 1 - 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2047487320912087

Lee CMY; Mnatzaganian G; Woodward M; Chow CK; Sitas F; Robinson S; Huxley RR, 2019, 'Sex disparities in the management of coronary heart disease in general practices in Australia', Heart, vol. 105, pp. 1898 - 1904, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2019-315134

Black A; Sitas F; Chibrawara T; Gill Z; Kubanje M; Williams B, 2019, 'HIV-attributable causes of death in the medical ward at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, South Africa', PLoS ONE, vol. 14, pp. e0215591, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/JOURNAL.PONE.0215596

Sitas F; Bradshaw D; Egger S; Jiang G; Peto R, 2019, 'Smoking counts: Experience of implementing questions on smoking on official death certification systems', International Journal of Epidemiology, vol. 48, pp. 633 - 639, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyy226

Fitzmaurice C; Abate D; Abbasi N; Abbastabar H; Abd-Allah F; Abdel-Rahman O; Abdelalim A; Abdoli A; Abdollahpour I; Abdulle ASM; others ; Sitas F, 2019, 'Global, regional, and national cancer incidence, mortality, years of life lost, years lived with disability, and disability-adjusted life-years for 29 cancer groups, 1990 to 2017: a systematic analysis for the global burden of disease study', JAMA oncology, vol. 5, pp. 1749 - 1768, http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamaoncol.2019.2996

Lee C; Mnatzaganian G; Woodward M; Chow C; Sitas F; Robinson S; Huxley R, 2019, 'Sex Disparities in the Management of Coronary Heart Disease in Primary Care in Australia', Heart, Lung and Circulation, vol. 28, pp. S372 - S373, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2019.06.557

Sitas F; a member of the Collaborative Group on Hormonal Factors in Breast Cancer , 2019, 'Type and timing of menopausal hormone therapy and breast cancer risk: individual participant meta-analysis of the worldwide epidemiological evidence', The Lancet, vol. 394, pp. 1159 - 1168, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0140-6736(19)31709-x

Day FL; Sherwood E; Chen TY; Barbouttis M; Varlow M; Martin J; Weber M; Sitas F; Paul C, 2018, 'Oncologist provision of smoking cessation support: A national survey of Australian medical and radiation oncologists', Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol. 14, pp. 431 - 438, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajco.12876

Dicker D; Nguyen G; Abate D; Abate KH; Abay SM; Abbafati C; Abbasi N; Abbastabar H; Abd-Allah F; Abdela J; Abdelalim A; Abdel-Rahman O; Abdi A; Abdollahpour I; Abdulkader RS; Abdurahman AA; Abebe HT; Abebe M; Abebe Z; Abebo TA; Aboyans V; Abraha HN; Abrham AR; Abu-Raddad LJ; Abu-Rmeileh NME; Accrombessi MMK; Acharya P; Adebayo OM; Adedeji IA; Adedoyin RA; Adekanmbi V; Adetokunboh OO; Adhena BM; Adhikari TB; Adib MG; Adou AK; Adsuar JC; Afarideh M; Afshin A; Agarwal G; Aggarwal R; Aghayan SA; Agrawal S; Agrawal A; Ahmadi M; Ahmadi A; Ahmadieh H; Ahmed MLCB; Ahmed S; Ahmed MB; Aichour AN; Aichour I; Aichour MTE; Akanda AS; Akbari ME; Akibu M; Akinyemi RO; Akinyemiju T; Akseer N; Alahdab F; Al-Aly Z; Alam K; Alebel A; Aleman AV; Alene KA; Al-Eyadhy A; Ali R; Alijanzadeh M; Alizadeh-Navaei R; Aljunid SM; Alkerwi A; Alla F; Allebeck P; Allen CA; Alonso J; Al-Raddadi RM; Alsharif U; Altirkawi K; Alvis-Guzman N; Amare AT; Amini E; Ammar W; Amoako YA; Anber NH; Andrei CL; Androudi S; Animut MD; Anjomshoa M; Anlay DZ; Ansari H; Ansariadi A; Ansha MG; Antonio CAT; Appiah SCY; Aremu O; Areri HA; Ärnlöv J; Arora M; Artaman A; Aryal KK, 2018, 'Global, regional, and national age-sex-specific mortality and life expectancy, 1950-2017: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017', The Lancet, vol. 392, pp. 1684 - 1735, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(18)31891-9

Bao X; Hanson AL; Madeleine MM; Wang SS; Schwartz SM; Newell F; Pettersson-Kymmer U; Hemminki K; Tiews S; Steinberg W; Rader JS; Castro F; Safaeian M; Franco EL; Coutlée F; Ohlsson C; Cortes A; Marshall M; Mukhopadhyay P; Cremin K; Johnson LG; Garland SM; Tabrizi SN; Wentzensen N; Sitas F; Trimble C; Little J; Cruickshank M; Frazer IH; Hildesheim A; Brown MA; Duncan EL; Sun YP; Leo PJ, 2018, 'HLA and KIR associations of cervical neoplasia', Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol. 218, pp. 2006 - 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiy483

Griswold MG; Fullman N; Hawley C; Arian N; Zimsen SRM; Tymeson HD; Venkateswaran V; Tapp AD; Forouzanfar MH; Salama JS; Abate KH; Abate D; Abay SM; Abbafati C; Abdulkader RS; Abebe Z; Aboyans V; Abrar MM; Acharya P; Adetokunboh OO; Adhikari TB; Adsuar JC; Afarideh M; Agardh EE; Agarwal G; Aghayan SA; Agrawal S; Ahmed MB; Akibu M; Akinyemiju T; Akseer N; Al Asfoor DH; Al-Aly Z; Alahdab F; Alam K; Albujeer A; Alene KA; Ali R; Ali SD; Alijanzadeh M; Aljunid SM; Alkerwi A; Allebeck P; Alvis-Guzman N; Amare AT; Aminde LN; Ammar W; Amoako YA; Amul GGH; Andrei CL; Angus C; Ansha MG; Antonio CAT; Aremu O; Ärnlöv J; Artaman A; Aryal KK; Assadi R; Ausloos M; Avila-Burgos L; Avokpaho EFGA; Awasthi A; Ayele HT; Ayer R; Ayuk TB; Azzopardi PS; Badali H; Badawi A; Banach M; Barker-Collo SL; Barrero LH; Basaleem H; Baye E; Bazargan-Hejazi S; Bedi N; Béjot Y; Belachew AB; Belay SA; Bennett DA; Bensenor IM; Bernabe E; Bernstein RS; Beyene AS; Beyranvand T; Bhaumik S; Bhutta ZA; Biadgo B; Bijani A; Bililign N; Birlik SM; Birungi C; Bizuneh H; Bjerregaard P; Bjørge T; Borges G; Bosetti C; Boufous S; Bragazzi NL; Brenner H; Butt ZA, 2018, 'Alcohol use and burden for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2016: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016', The Lancet, vol. 392, pp. 1015 - 1035, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(18)31310-2

Xu H; Egger S; S Velentzis L; L O'Connell D; Banks E; Darlington-Brown J; Canfell K; Sitas F, 2018, 'Hormonal contraceptive use and smoking as risk factors for high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in unvaccinated women aged 30–44 years: A case-control study in New South Wales, Australia', Cancer Epidemiology, vol. 55, pp. 162 - 169, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.canep.2018.05.013

Pearce A; Sharp L; Hanly P; Barchuk A; Bray F; de Camargo Cancela M; Gupta P; Meheus F; Qiao YL; Sitas F; Wang SM; Soerjomataram I, 2018, 'Productivity losses due to premature mortality from cancer in Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (BRICS): A population-based comparison', Cancer Epidemiology, vol. 53, pp. 27 - 34, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.canep.2017.12.013

Nunez C; Nair-Shalliker V; Egger S; Sitas F; Bauman A, 2018, 'Physical activity, obesity and sedentary behaviour and the risks of colon and rectal cancers in the 45 and up study', BMC Public Health, vol. 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-018-5225-z

Leo PJ; Madeleine MM; Wang S; Schwartz SM; Newell F; Pettersson-Kymmer U; Hemminki K; Hallmans G; Tiews S; Steinberg W; Rader JS; Castro F; Safaeian M; Franco EL; Coutlée F; Ohlsson C; Cortes A; Marshall M; Mukhopadhyay P; Cremin K; Johnson LG; Trimble CL; Garland S; Tabrizi SN; Wentzensen N; Sitas F; Little J; Cruickshank M; Frazer IH; Hildesheim A; Brown MA, 2018, 'Erratum: Defining the genetic susceptibility to cervical neoplasia-A genome-wide association study (PLoS Genet(2017) 13: 8(e1006866)Doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1006866)', PLoS Genetics, vol. 14, pp. e1007257, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/JOURNAL.PGEN.1007257

Dunn C; Wilson A; Sitas F, 2017, 'Older cancer patients in cancer clinical trials are underrepresented. Systematic literature review of almost 5000 meta- and pooled analyses of phase III randomized trials of survival from breast, prostate and lung cancer', Cancer Epidemiology, vol. 51, pp. 113 - 117, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.canep.2017.11.002

Kricker A; Weber M; Sitas F; Banks E; Rahman B; Goumas C; Kabir A; Hodgkinson VS; van Kemenade CH; Waterboer T; Armstrong BK, 2017, 'Early Life UV and Risk of Basal and Squamous Cell Carcinoma in New South Wales, Australia', Photochemistry and Photobiology, vol. 93, pp. 1483 - 1491, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/php.12807

Logeman CJ; Flanigan J; Foliaki S; Bray F; Barton M; Sitas F, 2017, 'Cancer in small states – No small matter', Cancer Epidemiology, vol. 50, pp. 173 - 175, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.canep.2017.09.005

Murphy G; McCormack V; Abedi-Ardekani B; Arnold M; Camargo MC; Dar NA; Dawsey SM; Etemadi A; Fitzgerald RC; Fleischer DE; Freedman ND; Goldstein AM; Gopa S; Hashemian M; Hu N; Hyland PL; Kaimila B; Kamangar F; Malekzadeh R; Mathew CG; Menya D; Mulima G; M. Mwachiro M; Mwasamwaja A; Pritchett N; Qiao YL; Ribeiro-Pinto LF; Ricciardone M; Schüz J; Sitas F; Taylor PR; Van Loon K; Wang SM; Wei WQ; Wild CP; Wu C; Abnet CC; Chanock SJ; Brennan P, 2017, 'International cancer seminars: A focus on esophageal squamous cell carcinoma', Annals of Oncology, vol. 28, pp. 2086 - 2093, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/annonc/mdx279

Leo PJ; Madeleine MM; Wang S; Schwartz SM; Newell F; Pettersson-Kymmer U; Hemminki K; Hallmans G; Tiews S; Steinberg W; Rader JS; Castro F; Safaeian M; Franco EL; Coutlée F; Ohlsson C; Cortes A; Marshall M; Mukhopadhyay P; Cremin K; Johnson LG; Garland S; Tabrizi SN; Wentzensen N; Sitas F; Little J; Cruickshank M; Frazer IH; Hildesheim A; Brown MA, 2017, 'Defining the genetic susceptibility to cervical neoplasia—A genome-wide association study', PLoS Genetics, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1006866

Hodgkinson VS; Egger S; Betsou F; Waterboer T; Pawlita M; Michel A; Baker MS; Banks E; Sitas F, 2017, 'Preanalytical stability of antibodies to pathogenic antigens', Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention, vol. 26, pp. 1337 - 1344, http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-17-0170

Nunez C; Bauman A; Egger S; Sitas F; Nair-Shalliker V, 2017, 'Obesity, physical activity and cancer risks: Results from the Cancer, Lifestyle and Evaluation of Risk Study (CLEAR)', Cancer Epidemiology, vol. 47, pp. 56 - 63, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.canep.2017.01.002

Nair-Shalliker V; Yap S; Nunez C; Egger S; Rodger J; Patel MI; O'Connell DL; Sitas F; Armstrong BK; Smith DP, 2017, 'Adult body size, sexual history and adolescent sexual development, may predict risk of developing prostate cancer: Results from the New South Wales Lifestyle and Evaluation of Risk Study (CLEAR)', International Journal of Cancer, vol. 140, pp. 565 - 574, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ijc.30471

Bryant J; Boyes AW; Hall A; Girgis A; D’Este C; Sitas F, 2016, 'Erratum to: Prevalence and factors related to smoking and smoking cessation 6 months following a cancer diagnosis: a population-based study (Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 10.1007/s11764-015-0510-7)', Journal of Cancer Survivorship, vol. 10, pp. 1112, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11764-016-0561-4

Chapman S; Azizi L; Luo Q; Sitas F, 2016, 'Response from the authors to correspondence related to ‘Has the incidence of brain cancer risen in Australia since the introduction of mobile phones 29 years ago?’', Cancer Epidemiology, vol. 44, pp. 138 - 140, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.canep.2016.08.008

Bryant J; Boyes AW; Hall A; Girgis A; D’Este C; Sitas F, 2016, 'Prevalence and factors related to smoking and smoking cessation 6 months following a cancer diagnosis: a population-based study', Journal of Cancer Survivorship, vol. 10, pp. 645 - 653, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11764-015-0510-7

Halec G; Schmitt M; Egger S; Abnet CC; Babb C; Dawsey SM; Flechtenmacher C; Gheit T; Hale M; Holzinger D; Malekzadeh R; Taylor PR; Tommasino M; Urban MI; Waterboer T; Pawlita M; Sitas F, 2016, 'Mucosal alpha-papillomaviruses are not associated with esophageal squamous cell carcinomas: Lack of mechanistic evidence from South Africa, China and Iran and from a world-wide meta-analysis', International Journal of Cancer, vol. 139, pp. 85 - 98, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ijc.29911

Chapman S; Azizi L; Luo Q; Sitas F, 2016, 'Has the incidence of brain cancer risen in Australia since the introduction of mobile phones 29 years ago?', Cancer Epidemiology, vol. 42, pp. 199 - 205, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.canep.2016.04.010

Salagame U; Banks E; Sitas F; Canfell K, 2016, 'Menopausal hormone therapy use and breast cancer risk in Australia: Findings from the New South Wales Cancer, Lifestyle and Evaluation of Risk study', International Journal of Cancer, vol. 138, pp. 1905 - 1914, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ijc.29942

Sewram V; Sitas F; O'Connell D; Myers J, 2016, 'Tobacco and alcohol as risk factors for oesophageal cancer in a high incidence area in South Africa', Cancer Epidemiology, vol. 41, pp. 113 - 121, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.canep.2016.02.001

Sitas F, 2016, 'Twenty five years since the first prospective study by Forman et al. (1991) on Helicobacter pylori and stomach cancer risk', Cancer Epidemiology, vol. 41, pp. 159 - 164, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.canep.2016.02.002

Velentzis LS; Banks E; Sitas F; Salagame U; Tan EH; Canfell K, 2016, 'Use of menopausal hormone therapy and bioidentical hormone therapy in Australian women 50 to 69 years of age: Results from a national, cross-sectional study', PLoS ONE, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0146494

Feletto E; Schüz J; Sitas F, 2016, 'Developing the environmental and lifestyle exposure assessment (ELEA) tool for cancer epidemiology research in low resource settings', Journal of Global Health, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.7189/jogh.06.020307

Sarich PEA; Ding D; Sitas F; Weber MF, 2015, 'Co-occurrence of chronic disease lifestyle risk factors in middle-aged and older immigrants: A cross-sectional analysis of 264,102 Australians', Preventive Medicine, vol. 81, pp. 209 - 215, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2015.09.004

Regan T; Carey M; Bryant J; Waller A; Mansfield E; Sitas F; Tracey E, 2015, 'Prevalence and correlates of current smoking among medical oncology outpatients', Psycho-Oncology, vol. 24, pp. 1258 - 1264, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.3893

Feletto E; Sitas F, 2015, 'Quantifying disparities in cancer incidence and mortality of Australian residents of New South Wales (NSW) by place of birth: An ecological study', BMC Public Health, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-015-2141-3

Yu XQ; Kahn C; Luo Q; Sitas F; O'Connell DL, 2015, 'Lung cancer prevalence in New South Wales (Australia): Analysis of past trends and projection of future estimates', Cancer Epidemiology, vol. 39, pp. 534 - 538, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.canep.2015.05.007

Sitas F; Yap S; Egger S; Christian K; Hodgkinson V; Barton M; Banks E; Canfell K; O'Connell DL; Nair-Shalliker V, 2015, 'The Cancer, Lifestyle and Evaluation of Risk Study (CLEAR): Rationale and design of an unmatched "case-spouse control" study of over 10,000 participants in New South Wales, Australia', Cancer Epidemiology, vol. 39, pp. 414 - 423, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.canep.2015.03.006

Whiteman DC; Appleyard M; Bahin FF; Bobryshev YV; Bourke MJ; Brown I; Chung A; Clouston A; Dickins E; Emery J; Eslick GD; Gordon LG; Grimpen F; Hebbard G; Holliday L; Hourigan LF; Kendall BJ; Lee EYT; Levert-Mignon A; Lord RV; Lord SJ; Maule D; Moss A; Norton I; Olver I; Pavey D; Raftopoulos S; Rajendra S; Schoeman M; Singh R; Sitas F; Smithers BM; Taylor AC; Thomas ML; Thomson I; To H; von Dincklage J; Vuletich C; Watson DI; Yusoff IF, 2015, 'Australian clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of Barrett's esophagus and early esophageal adenocarcinoma', Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Australia), vol. 30, pp. 804 - 820, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jgh.12913

Banks E; Joshy G; Weber MF; Liu B; Grenfell R; Egger S; Paige E; Lopez AD; Sitas F; Beral V, 2015, 'Tobacco smoking and all-cause mortality in a large Australian cohort study: Findings from a mature epidemic with current low smoking prevalence', BMC Medicine, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12916-015-0281-z

Canfell K; Egger S; Velentzis LS; Brown JD; O'Connell DL; Banks E; Sitas F, 2015, 'Factors related to vaccine uptake by young adult women in the catch-up phase of the National HPV Vaccination Program in Australia: Results from an observational study', Vaccine, vol. 33, pp. 2387 - 2394, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2015.01.024

Salagame U; Banks E; Sitas F; Canfell K, 2015, 'Menopausal hormone therapy use and breast cancer risk in Australia: Findings from the New South Wales Cancer, Lifestyle and Evaluation of Risk study', International Journal of Cancer, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ijc.29942

Sitas F; Neale RE; Weber MF; Luo Q, 2015, 'Pancreatic cancer: Gradual rise, increasing relevance', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 202, pp. 401 - 403, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja15.00137

Velentzis LS; Sitas F; O'Connell DL; Darlington-Brown J; Egger S; Sinha R; Banks E; Frazer IH; Canfell K, 2014, 'Human papillomavirus 16/18 seroprevalence in unvaccinated women over 30 years with normal cytology and with high grade cervical abnormalities in Australia: Results from an observational study', BMC Infectious Diseases, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-014-0676-z

Sitas F; Weber MF; Egger S; Yap S; Chiew M; O'Connell D, 2014, 'Smoking cessation after cancer', Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol. 32, pp. 3593 - 3595, http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2014.55.9666


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