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Victoria Kristence Cortessis, PhD
Associate Professor of Clinical Preventive Medicine
Preventive Medicine
NTT 4449 1441 Eastlake Avenue Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 865 0544

Publications

Figueroa JD, Middlebrooks CD, Banday AR, Ye Y, Garcia-Closas M, Chatterjee N, Koutros S, Kiemeney LA, Rafnar T, Bishop T, Furberg H, Matullo G, Golka K, Gago-Dominguez M, Taylor JA, Fletcher T, Siddiq A, Cortessis VK, Kooperberg C, Cussenot O, Benhamou S, Prescott J, Porru S, Dinney CP, Malats N, Baris D, Purdue MP, Jacobs EJ, Albanes D, Wang Z, Chung CC, Vermeulen SH, Aben KK, Galesloot TE, Thorleifsson G, Sulem P, Stefansson K, Kiltie AE, Harland M, Teo M, Offit K, Vijai J, Bajorin D, Kopp R, Fiorito G, Guarrera S, Sacerdote C, Selinski S, Hengstler JG, Gerullis H, Ovsiannikov D, Blaszkewicz M, Castelao JE, Calaza M, Martinez ME, Cordeiro P, Xu Z, Panduri V, Kumar R, Gurzau E, Koppova K, Bueno-De-Mesquita HB, Ljungberg B, Clavel-Chapelon F, Weiderpass E, Krogh V, Dorronsoro M, Travis RC, Tjønneland A, Brennan P, Chang-Claude J, Riboli E, Conti D, Stern MC, Pike MC, Van Den Berg D, Yuan JM, Hohensee C, Jeppson RP, Cancel-Tassin G, Roupret M, Comperat E, Turman C, De Vivo I, Giovannucci E, Hunter DJ, Kraft P, Lindstrom S, Carta A, Pavanello S, Arici C, Mastrangelo G, Kamat AM, Zhang L, Gong Y, Pu X, Hutchinson A, Burdett L, Wheeler WA, Karagas MR, Johnson A, Schned A, Monawar Hosain GM, Schwenn M, Kogevinas M, Tardón A, Serra C, Carrato A, García-Closas R, Lloreta J, Andriole G, Grubb R, Black A, Diver WR, Gapstur SM, Weinstein S, Virtamo J, Haiman CA, Landi MT, Caporaso NE, Fraumeni JF, Vineis P, Wu X, Chanock SJ, Silverman DT, Prokunina-Olsson L, Rothman N. Identification of a novel susceptibility locus at 13q34 and refinement of the 20p12. 2 region as a multi-signal locus associated with bladder cancer risk in individuals of European ancestry. Hum Mol Genet. 2016 Mar 15; 25(6):1203-14. View in: PubMed

Sampson JN, Wheeler WA, Yeager M, Panagiotou O, Wang Z, Berndt SI, Lan Q, Abnet CC, Amundadottir LT, Figueroa JD, Landi MT, Mirabello L, Savage SA, Taylor PR, Vivo ID, McGlynn KA, Purdue MP, Rajaraman P, Adami HO, Ahlbom A, Albanes D, Amary MF, An SJ, Andersson U, Andriole G, Andrulis IL, Angelucci E, Ansell SM, Arici C, Armstrong BK, Arslan AA, Austin MA, Baris D, Barkauskas DA, Bassig BA, Becker N, Benavente Y, Benhamou S, Berg C, Van Den Berg D, Bernstein L, Bertrand KA, Birmann BM, Black A, Boeing H, Boffetta P, Boutron-Ruault MC, Bracci PM, Brinton L, Brooks-Wilson AR, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Burdett L, Buring J, Butler MA, Cai Q, Cancel-Tassin G, Canzian F, Carrato A, Carreon T, Carta A, Chan JK, Chang ET, Chang GC, Chang IS, Chang J, Chang-Claude J, Chen CJ, Chen CY, Chen C, Chen CH, Chen C, Chen H, Chen K, Chen KY, Chen KC, Chen Y, Chen YH, Chen YS, Chen YM, Chien LH, Chirlaque MD, Choi JE, Choi YY, Chow WH, Chung CC, Clavel J, Clavel-Chapelon F, Cocco P, Colt JS, Comperat E, Conde L, Connors JM, Conti D, Cortessis VK, Cotterchio M, Cozen W, Crouch S, Crous-Bou M, Cussenot O, Davis FG, Ding T, Diver WR, Dorronsoro M, Dossus L, Duell EJ, Ennas MG, Erickson RL, Feychting M, Flanagan AM, Foretova L, Fraumeni JF, Freedman ND, Beane Freeman LE, Fuchs C, Gago-Dominguez M, Gallinger S, Gao YT, Gapstur SM, Garcia-Closas M, García-Closas R, Gascoyne RD, Gastier-Foster J, Gaudet MM, Gaziano JM, Giffen C, Giles GG, Giovannucci E, Glimelius B, Goggins M, Gokgoz N, Goldstein AM, Gorlick R, Gross M, Grubb R, Gu J, Guan P, Gunter M, Guo H, Habermann TM, Haiman CA, Halai D, Hallmans G, Hassan M, Hattinger C, He Q, He X, Helzlsouer K, Henderson B, Henriksson R, Hjalgrim H, Hoffman-Bolton J, Hohensee C, Holford TR, Holly EA, Hong YC, Hoover RN, Horn-Ross PL, Hosain GM, Hosgood HD, Hsiao CF, Hu N, Hu W, Hu Z, Huang MS, Huerta JM, Hung JY, Hutchinson A, Inskip PD, Jackson RD, Jacobs EJ, Jenab M, Jeon HS, Ji BT, Jin G, Jin L, Johansen C, Johnson A, Jung YJ, Kaaks R, Kamineni A, Kane E, Kang CH, Karagas MR, Kelly RS, Khaw KT, Kim C, Kim HN, Kim JH, Kim JS, Kim YH, Kim YT, Kim YC, Kitahara CM, Klein AP, Klein RJ, Kogevinas M, Kohno T, Kolonel LN, Kooperberg C, Kricker A, Krogh V, Kunitoh H, Kurtz RC, Kweon SS, LaCroix A, Lawrence C, Lecanda F, Lee VH, Li D, Li H, Li J, Li YJ, Li Y, Liao LM, Liebow M, Lightfoot T, Lim WY, Lin CC, Lin D, Lindstrom S, Linet MS, Link BK, Liu C, Liu J, Liu L, Ljungberg B, Lloreta J, Lollo SD, Lu D, Lund E, Malats N, Mannisto S, Marchand LL, Marina N, Masala G, Mastrangelo G, Matsuo K, Maynadie M, McKay J, McKean-Cowdin R, Melbye M, Melin BS, Michaud DS, Mitsudomi T, Monnereau A, Montalvan R, Moore LE, Mortensen LM, Nieters A, North KE, Novak AJ, Oberg AL, Offit K, Oh IJ, Olson SH, Palli D, Pao W, Park IK, Park JY, Park KH, Patiño-Garcia A, Pavanello S, Peeters PH, Perng RP, Peters U, Petersen GM, Picci P, Pike MC, Porru S, Prescott J, Prokunina-Olsson L, Qian B, Qiao YL, Rais M, Riboli E, Riby J, Risch HA, Rizzato C, Rodabough R, Roman E, Roupret M, Ruder AM, Sanjose Sd, Scelo G, Schned A, Schumacher F, Schwartz K, Schwenn M, Scotlandi K, Seow A, Serra C, Serra M, Sesso HD, Setiawan VW, Severi G, Severson RK, Shanafelt TD, Shen H, Shen W, Shin MH, Shiraishi K, Shu XO, Siddiq A, Sierrasesúmaga L, Sihoe AD, Skibola CF, Smith A, Smith MT, Southey MC, Spinelli JJ, Staines A, Stampfer M, Stern MC, Stevens VL, Stolzenberg-Solomon RS, Su J, Su WC, Sund M, Sung JS, Sung SW, Tan W, Tang W, Tardón A, Thomas D, Thompson CA, Tinker LF, Tirabosco R, Tjønneland A, Travis RC, Trichopoulos D, Tsai FY, Tsai YH, Tucker M, Turner J, Vajdic CM, Vermeulen RC, Villano DJ, Vineis P, Virtamo J, Visvanathan K, Wactawski-Wende J, Wang C, Wang CL, Wang JC, Wang J, Wei F, Weiderpass E, Weiner GJ, Weinstein S, Wentzensen N, White E, Witzig TE, Wolpin BM, Wong MP, Wu C, Wu G, Wu J, Wu T, Wu W, Wu X, Wu YL, Wunder JS, Xiang YB, Xu J, Xu P, Yang PC, Yang TY, Ye Y, Yin Z, Yokota J, Yoon HI, Yu CJ, Yu H, Yu K, Yuan JM, Zelenetz A, et al. Analysis of Heritability and Shared Heritability Based on Genome-Wide Association Studies for Thirteen Cancer Types. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2015 Dec; 107(12). View in: PubMed

Schmit SL, Figueiredo JC, Cortessis VK, Thomas DC. The Influence of Screening for Precancerous Lesions on Family-Based Genetic Association Tests: An Example of Colorectal Polyps and Cancer. Am J Epidemiol. 2015 Oct 15; 182(8):714-22. View in: PubMed

Wang Z, Zhu B, Zhang M, Parikh H, Jia J, Chung CC, Sampson JN, Hoskins JW, Hutchinson A, Burdette L, Ibrahim A, Hautman C, Raj PS, Abnet CC, Adjei AA, Ahlbom A, Albanes D, Allen NE, Ambrosone CB, Aldrich M, Amiano P, Amos C, Andersson U, Andriole G, Andrulis IL, Arici C, Arslan AA, Austin MA, Baris D, Barkauskas DA, Bassig BA, Beane Freeman LE, Berg CD, Berndt SI, Bertazzi PA, Biritwum RB, Black A, Blot W, Boeing H, Boffetta P, Bolton K, Boutron-Ruault MC, Bracci PM, Brennan P, Brinton LA, Brotzman M, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Buring JE, Butler MA, Cai Q, Cancel-Tassin G, Canzian F, Cao G, Caporaso NE, Carrato A, Carreon T, Carta A, Chang GC, Chang IS, Chang-Claude J, Che X, Chen CJ, Chen CY, Chen CH, Chen C, Chen KY, Chen YM, Chokkalingam AP, Chu LW, Clavel-Chapelon F, Colditz GA, Colt JS, Conti D, Cook MB, Cortessis VK, Crawford ED, Cussenot O, Davis FG, De Vivo I, Deng X, Ding T, Dinney CP, Di Stefano AL, Diver WR, Duell EJ, Elena JW, Fan JH, Feigelson HS, Feychting M, Figueroa JD, Flanagan AM, Fraumeni JF, Freedman ND, Fridley BL, Fuchs CS, Gago-Dominguez M, Gallinger S, Gao YT, Gapstur SM, Garcia-Closas M, Garcia-Closas R, Gastier-Foster JM, Gaziano JM, Gerhard DS, Giffen CA, Giles GG, Gillanders EM, Giovannucci EL, Goggins M, Gokgoz N, Goldstein AM, Gonzalez C, Gorlick R, Greene MH, Gross M, Grossman HB, Grubb R, Gu J, Guan P, Haiman CA, Hallmans G, Hankinson SE, Harris CC, Hartge P, Hattinger C, Hayes RB, He Q, Helman L, Henderson BE, Henriksson R, Hoffman-Bolton J, Hohensee C, Holly EA, Hong YC, Hoover RN, Hosgood HD, Hsiao CF, Hsing AW, Hsiung CA, Hu N, Hu W, Hu Z, Huang MS, Hunter DJ, Inskip PD, Ito H, Jacobs EJ, Jacobs KB, Jenab M, Ji BT, Johansen C, Johansson M, Johnson A, Kaaks R, Kamat AM, Kamineni A, Karagas M, Khanna C, Khaw KT, Kim C, Kim IS, Kim JH, Kim YH, Kim YC, Kim YT, Kang CH, Jung YJ, Kitahara CM, Klein AP, Klein R, Kogevinas M, Koh WP, Kohno T, Kolonel LN, Kooperberg C, Kratz CP, Krogh V, Kunitoh H, Kurtz RC, Kurucu N, Lan Q, Lathrop M, Lau CC, Lecanda F, Lee KM, Lee MP, Le Marchand L, Lerner SP, Li D, Liao LM, Lim WY, Lin D, Lin J, Lindstrom S, Linet MS, Lissowska J, Liu J, Ljungberg B, Lloreta J, Lu D, Ma J, Malats N, Mannisto S, Marina N, Mastrangelo G, Matsuo K, McGlynn KA, McKean-Cowdin R, McNeill LH, McWilliams RR, Melin BS, Meltzer PS, Mensah JE, Miao X, Michaud DS, Mondul AM, Moore LE, Muir K, Niwa S, Olson SH, Orr N, Panico S, Park JY, Patel AV, Patino-Garcia A, Pavanello S, Peeters PH, Peplonska B, Peters U, Petersen GM, Picci P, Pike MC, Porru S, Prescott J, Pu X, Purdue MP, Qiao YL, Rajaraman P, Riboli E, Risch HA, Rodabough RJ, Rothman N, Ruder AM, Ryu JS, Sanson M, Schned A, Schumacher FR, Schwartz AG, Schwartz KL, Schwenn M, Scotlandi K, Seow A, Serra C, Serra M, Sesso HD, Severi G, Shen H, Shen M, Shete S, Shiraishi K, Shu XO, Siddiq A, Sierrasesumaga L, Sierri S, Loon Sihoe AD, Silverman DT, Simon M, Southey MC, Spector L, Spitz M, Stampfer M, Stattin P, Stern MC, Stevens VL, Stolzenberg-Solomon RZ, Stram DO, Strom SS, Su WC, Sund M, Sung SW, Swerdlow A, Tan W, Tanaka H, Tang W, Tang ZZ, Tardon A, Tay E, Taylor PR, Tettey Y, Thomas DM, Tirabosco R, Tjonneland A, Tobias GS, Toro JR, Travis RC, Trichopoulos D, Troisi R, Truelove A, Tsai YH, Tucker MA, Tumino R, Van Den Berg D, Van Den Eeden SK, Vermeulen R, Vineis P, Visvanathan K, Vogel U, Wang C, Wang C, Wang J, Wang SS, Weiderpass E, Weinstein SJ, Wentzensen N, Wheeler W, White E, Wiencke JK, Wolk A, Wolpin BM, Wong MP, Wrensch M, Wu C, Wu T, Wu X, Wu YL, Wunder JS, Xiang YB, Xu J, Yang HP, Yang PC, Yatabe Y, Ye Y, Yeboah ED, Yin Z, Ying C, Yu CJ, Yu K, Yuan JM, Zanetti KA, Zeleniuch-Jacquotte A, Zheng W, Zhou B, Mirabello L, Savage SA, Kraft P, Chanock SJ, Yeager M, Landi MT, Shi J, Chatterjee N, Amundadottir LT. Imputation and subset-based association analysis across different cancer types identifies multiple independent risk loci in the TERT-CLPTM1L region on chromosome 5p15. 33. Hum Mol Genet. 2014 Dec 15; 23(24):6616-33. View in: PubMed

Faber KD, Carlos C T R M, Cortessis VK, Daneshmand S. Validation of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results TNM staging for testicular germ cell tumor. Urol Oncol. 2014 Nov; 32(8):1341-6. View in: PubMed

Fu YP, Kohaar I, Moore LE, Lenz P, Figueroa JD, Tang W, Porter-Gill P, Chatterjee N, Scott-Johnson A, Garcia-Closas M, Muchmore B, Baris D, Paquin A, Ylaya K, Schwenn M, Apolo AB, Karagas MR, Tarway M, Johnson A, Mumy A, Schned A, Guedez L, Jones MA, Kida M, Hosain GM, Malats N, Kogevinas M, Tardon A, Serra C, Carrato A, Garcia-Closas R, Lloreta J, Wu X, Purdue M, Andriole GL, Grubb RL, Black A, Landi MT, Caporaso NE, Vineis P, Siddiq A, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Trichopoulos D, Ljungberg B, Severi G, Weiderpass E, Krogh V, Dorronsoro M, Travis RC, Tjønneland A, Brennan P, Chang-Claude J, Riboli E, Prescott J, Chen C, De Vivo I, Govannucci E, Hunter D, Kraft P, Lindstrom S, Gapstur SM, Jacobs EJ, Diver WR, Albanes D, Weinstein SJ, Virtamo J, Kooperberg C, Hohensee C, Rodabough RJ, Cortessis VK, Conti DV, Gago-Dominguez M, Stern MC, Pike MC, Van Den Berg D, Yuan JM, Haiman CA, Cussenot O, Cancel-Tassin G, Roupret M, Comperat E, Porru S, Carta A, Pavanello S, Arici C, Mastrangelo G, Grossman HB, Wang Z, Deng X, Chung CC, Hutchinson A, Burdette L, Wheeler W, Fraumeni J, Chanock SJ, Hewitt SM, Silverman DT, Rothman N, Prokunina-Olsson L. The 19q12 Bladder Cancer GWAS Signal: Association with Cyclin E Function and Aggressive Disease. Cancer Res. 2014 Oct 15; 74(20):5808-18. View in: PubMed

Figueroa JD, Han SS, Garcia-Closas M, Baris D, Jacobs EJ, Kogevinas M, Schwenn M, Malats N, Johnson A, Purdue MP, Caporaso N, Landi MT, Prokunina-Olsson L, Wang Z, Hutchinson A, Burdette L, Wheeler W, Vineis P, Siddiq A, Cortessis VK, Kooperberg C, Cussenot O, Benhamou S, Prescott J, Porru S, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Trichopoulos D, Ljungberg B, Clavel-Chapelon F, Weiderpass E, Krogh V, Dorronsoro M, Travis R, Tjønneland A, Brenan P, Chang-Claude J, Riboli E, Conti D, Gago-Dominguez M, Stern MC, Pike MC, Van Den Berg D, Yuan JM, Hohensee C, Rodabough R, Cancel-Tassin G, Roupret M, Comperat E, Chen C, De Vivo I, Giovannucci E, Hunter DJ, Kraft P, Lindstrom S, Carta A, Pavanello S, Arici C, Mastrangelo G, Karagas MR, Schned A, Armenti KR, Hosain GM, Haiman CA, Fraumeni JF, Chanock SJ, Chatterjee N, Rothman N, Silverman DT. Genome-wide interaction study of smoking and bladder cancer risk. Carcinogenesis. 2014 Aug; 35(8):1737-44. View in: PubMed

Corral R, Lewinger JP, Van Den Berg D, Joshi AD, Yuan JM, Gago-Dominguez M, Cortessis VK, Pike MC, Conti DV, Thomas DC, Edlund CK, Gao YT, Xiang YB, Zhang W, Su YC, Stern MC. Comprehensive analyses of DNA repair pathways, smoking and bladder cancer risk in Los Angeles and Shanghai. Int J Cancer. 2014 Jul 15; 135(2):335-47. View in: PubMed

Cortessis VK, Thomas JP, Thomas DC. Three authors reply. Am J Epidemiol. 2014 Apr 15; 179(8):1037. View in: PubMed

Figueroa JD, Ye Y, Siddiq A, Garcia-Closas M, Chatterjee N, Prokunina-Olsson L, Cortessis VK, Kooperberg C, Cussenot O, Benhamou S, Prescott J, Porru S, Dinney CP, Malats N, Baris D, Purdue M, Jacobs EJ, Albanes D, Wang Z, Deng X, Chung CC, Tang W, Bas Bueno-de-Mesquita H, Trichopoulos D, Ljungberg B, Clavel-Chapelon F, Weiderpass E, Krogh V, Dorronsoro M, Travis R, Tjønneland A, Brenan P, Chang-Claude J, Riboli E, Conti D, Gago-Dominguez M, Stern MC, Pike MC, Van Den Berg D, Yuan JM, Hohensee C, Rodabough R, Cancel-Tassin G, Roupret M, Comperat E, Chen C, De Vivo I, Giovannucci E, Hunter DJ, Kraft P, Lindstrom S, Carta A, Pavanello S, Arici C, Mastrangelo G, Kamat AM, Lerner SP, Barton Grossman H, Lin J, Gu J, Pu X, Hutchinson A, Burdette L, Wheeler W, Kogevinas M, Tardón A, Serra C, Carrato A, García-Closas R, Lloreta J, Schwenn M, Karagas MR, Johnson A, Schned A, Armenti KR, Hosain GM, Andriole G, Grubb R, Black A, Ryan Diver W, Gapstur SM, Weinstein SJ, Virtamo J, Haiman CA, Landi MT, Caporaso N, Fraumeni JF, Vineis P, Wu X, Silverman DT, Chanock S, Rothman N. Genome-wide association study identifies multiple loci associated with bladder cancer risk. Hum Mol Genet. 2014 Mar 1; 23(5):1387-98. View in: PubMed

Catsburg CE, Gago-Dominguez M, Yuan JM, Castelao JE, Cortessis VK, Pike MC, Stern MC. Dietary sources of N-nitroso compounds and bladder cancer risk: findings from the Los Angeles bladder cancer study. Int J Cancer. 2014 Jan 1; 134(1):125-35. View in: PubMed

Thomas JP, Davis-Dao C, Lewinger JP, Siegmund KD, Hamilton AS, Daneshmand S, Skinner EC, Thomas DC, Cortessis VK. Null association between histology of first and second primary malignancies in men with bilateral testicular germ cell tumors. Am J Epidemiol. 2013 Oct 15; 178(8):1240-5. View in: PubMed

Schumacher FR, Wang Z, Skotheim RI, Koster R, Chung CC, Hildebrandt MA, Kratz CP, Bakken AC, Bishop DT, Cook MB, Erickson RL, Fosså SD, Greene MH, Jacobs KB, Kanetsky PA, Kolonel LN, Loud JT, Korde LA, Le Marchand L, Lewinger JP, Lothe RA, Pike MC, Rahman N, Rubertone MV, Schwartz SM, Siegmund KD, Skinner EC, Turnbull C, Van Den Berg DJ, Wu X, Yeager M, Nathanson KL, Chanock SJ, Cortessis VK, McGlynn KA. Testicular germ cell tumor susceptibility associated with the UCK2 locus on chromosome 1q23. Hum Mol Genet. 2013 Jul 1; 22(13):2748-53. View in: PubMed

Chung CC, Kanetsky PA, Wang Z, Hildebrandt MA, Koster R, Skotheim RI, Kratz CP, Turnbull C, Cortessis VK, Bakken AC, Bishop DT, Cook MB, Erickson RL, Fosså SD, Jacobs KB, Korde LA, Kraggerud SM, Lothe RA, Loud JT, Rahman N, Skinner EC, Thomas DC, Wu X, Yeager M, Schumacher FR, Greene MH, Schwartz SM, McGlynn KA, Chanock SJ, Nathanson KL. Meta-analysis identifies four new loci associated with testicular germ cell tumor. Nat Genet. 2013 Jun; 45(6):680-5. View in: PubMed

Tao L, Day BW, Hu B, Xiang YB, Wang R, Stern MC, Gago-Dominguez M, Cortessis VK, Conti DV, Van Den Berg D, Pike MC, Gao YT, Yu MC, Yuan JM. Elevated 4-aminobiphenyl and 2,6-dimethylaniline hemoglobin adducts and increased risk of bladder cancer among lifelong nonsmokers--The Shanghai Bladder Cancer Study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2013 May; 22(5):937-45. View in: PubMed

Lacson JC, Bernstein L, Cortessis VK. Potential impact of age at first marijuana use on the development of nonseminomatous testicular germ cell tumors. Cancer. 2013 Mar 15; 119(6):1284-5. View in: PubMed

Mitra AP, Castelao JE, Hawes D, Tsao-Wei DD, Jiang X, Shi SR, Datar RH, Skinner EC, Stein JP, Groshen S, Yu MC, Ross RK, Skinner DG, Cortessis VK, Cote RJ. Combination of molecular alterations and smoking intensity predicts bladder cancer outcome: a report from the Los Angeles Cancer Surveillance Program. Cancer. 2013 Feb 15; 119(4):756-65. View in: PubMed

Cortessis VK. Commentary: rapid steps forward in environmental epigenetics: implications for epidemiologic investigation of chronic disease. Int J Epidemiol. 2012 Dec; 41(6):1761-3. View in: PubMed

Lacson JC, Carroll JD, Tuazon E, Castelao EJ, Bernstein L, Cortessis VK. Population-based case-control study of recreational drug use and testis cancer risk confirms an association between marijuana use and nonseminoma risk. Cancer. 2012 Nov 1; 118(21):5374-83. View in: PubMed

Cortessis VK, Thomas DC, Levine AJ, Breton CV, Mack TM, Siegmund KD, Haile RW, Laird PW. Environmental epigenetics: prospects for studying epigenetic mediation of exposure-response relationships. Hum Genet. 2012 Oct; 131(10):1565-89. View in: PubMed

Davis-Dao C, Koh CJ, Hardy BE, Chang A, Kim SS, De Filippo R, Hwang A, Pike MC, Carroll JD, Coetzee GA, Vandenberg D, Siegmund K, Cortessis VK. Shorter Androgen Receptor CAG Repeat Lengths Associated with Cryptorchidism Risk among Hispanic White Boys. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Mar; 97(3):E393-9. View in: PubMed

Jiang X, Castelao JE, Yuan JM, Stern MC, Conti DV, Cortessis VK, Pike MC, Gago-Dominguez M. Cigarette smoking and subtypes of bladder cancer. Int J Cancer. 2012 Feb 15; 130(4):896-901. View in: PubMed

Haile RW, John EM, Levine AJ, Cortessis VK, Unger JB, Gonzales M, Ziv E, Thompson P, Spruijt-Metz D, Tucker KL, Bernstein JL, Rohan TE, Ho GY, Bondy ML, Martinez ME, Cook L, Stern MC, Correa MC, Wright J, Schwartz SJ, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Blinder V, Miranda P, Hayes R, Friedman-Jiménez G, Monroe KR, Haiman CA, Henderson BE, Thomas DC, Boffetta P. A review of cancer in u. s. Hispanic populations. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2012 Feb; 5(2):150-63. View in: PubMed

Cozen W, Li D, Best T, Van Den Berg DJ, Gourraud PA, Cortessis VK, Skol AD, Mack TM, Glaser SL, Weiss LM, Nathwani BN, Bhatia S, Schumacher FR, Edlund CK, Hwang AE, Slager SL, Fredericksen ZS, Strong LC, Habermann TM, Link BK, Cerhan JR, Robison LL, Conti DV, Onel K. A genome-wide meta-analysis of nodular sclerosing Hodgkin lymphoma identifies risk loci at 6p21. 32. Blood. 2012 Jan 12; 119(2):469-75. View in: PubMed

Banks K, Tuazon E, Berhane K, Koh CJ, De Filippo RE, Chang A, Kim SS, Daneshmand S, Davis-Dao C, Lewinger JP, Bernstein L, Cortessis VK. Cryptorchidism and testicular germ cell tumors: comprehensive meta-analysis reveals that association between these conditions diminished over time and is modified by clinical characteristics. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2012; 3:182. View in: PubMed

Cortessis VK, Siegmund K, Houshdaran S, Laird PW, Sokol RZ. Repeated assessment by high-throughput assay demonstrates that sperm DNA methylation levels are highly reproducible. Fertil Steril. 2011 Dec; 96(6):1325-30. View in: PubMed

Davis-Dao CA, Siegmund KD, Vandenberg DJ, Skinner EC, Coetzee GA, Thomas DC, Pike MC, Cortessis VK. Heterogenous effect of androgen receptor CAG tract length on testicular germ cell tumor risk: shorter repeats associated with seminoma but not other histologic types. Carcinogenesis. 2011 Aug; 32(8):1238-43. View in: PubMed

Davis-Dao CA, Henderson KD, Sullivan-Halley J, Ma H, West D, Xiang YB, Gago-Dominguez M, Stern MC, Castelao JE, Conti DV, Pike MC, Bernstein L, Cortessis VK. Lower risk in parous women suggests that hormonal factors are important in bladder cancer etiology. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2011 Jun; 20(6):1156-70. View in: PubMed

Gago-Dominguez M, Jiang X, Conti DV, Castelao JE, Stern MC, Cortessis VK, Pike MC, Xiang YB, Gao YT, Yuan JM, Van Den Berg DJ. Genetic variations on chromosomes 5p15 and 15q25 and bladder cancer risk: findings from the Los Angeles-Shanghai bladder case-control study. Carcinogenesis. 2011 Feb; 32(2):197-202. View in: PubMed

Cortessis VK, Yuan JM, Van Den Berg D, Jiang X, Gago-Dominguez M, Stern MC, Castelao JE, Xiang YB, Gao YT, Pike MC, Conti DV. Risk of urinary bladder cancer is associated with 8q24 variant rs9642880[T] in multiple racial/ethnic groups: results from the Los Angeles-Shanghai case-control study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2010 Dec; 19(12):3150-6. View in: PubMed

Jiang X, Castelao JE, Yuan JM, Groshen S, Stern MC, Conti DV, Cortessis VK, Coetzee GA, Pike MC, Gago-Dominguez M. Hypertension, diuretics and antihypertensives in relation to bladder cancer. Carcinogenesis. 2010 Nov; 31(11):1964-71. View in: PubMed

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Stern MC, Van Den Berg D, Yuan JM, Conti DV, Gago-Dominguez M, Pike MC, Xiang YB, Gao YT, Cortessis VK. Sequence variant on 3q28 and urinary bladder cancer risk: findings from the Los Angeles-Shanghai bladder case-control study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009 Nov; 18(11):3057-61. View in: PubMed

Stern MC, Lin J, Figueroa JD, Kelsey KT, Kiltie AE, Yuan JM, Matullo G, Fletcher T, Benhamou S, Taylor JA, Placidi D, Zhang ZF, Steineck G, Rothman N, Kogevinas M, Silverman D, Malats N, Chanock S, Wu X, Karagas MR, Andrew AS, Nelson HH, Bishop DT, Sak SC, Choudhury A, Barrett JH, Elliot F, Corral R, Joshi AD, Gago-Dominguez M, Cortessis VK, Xiang YB, Gao YT, Vineis P, Sacerdote C, Guarrera S, Polidoro S, Allione A, Gurzau E, Koppova K, Kumar R, Rudnai P, Porru S, Carta A, Campagna M, Arici C, Park SS, Garcia-Closas M. Polymorphisms in DNA repair genes, smoking, and bladder cancer risk: findings from the international consortium of bladder cancer. Cancer Res. 2009 Sep 1; 69(17):6857-64. View in: PubMed

Jiang X, Castelao JE, Groshen S, Cortessis VK, Shibata DK, Conti DV, Gago-Dominguez M. Water intake and bladder cancer risk in Los Angeles County. Int J Cancer. 2008 Oct 1; 123(7):1649-56. View in: PubMed

Davis-Dao CA, Cremer M, Felix J, Cortessis VK. Effect of cervicitis on visual inspection with acetic acid. J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2008 Oct; 12(4):282-6. View in: PubMed

Tuazon E, Banks K, Koh CJ, De Filippo RE, Chang A, Hardy BE, Cortessis VK. Re: Prepubertal orchiopexy for cryptorchidism may be associated with lower risk of testicular cancer. J Urol. 2008 Aug; 180(2):783-4; author reply 784-5. View in: PubMed

Wolff EM, Liang G, Cortez CC, Tsai YC, Castelao JE, Cortessis VK, Tsao-Wei DD, Groshen S, Jones PA. RUNX3 methylation reveals that bladder tumors are older in patients with a history of smoking. Cancer Res. 2008 Aug 1; 68(15):6208-14. View in: PubMed

Linger R, Dudakia D, Huddart R, Tucker K, Friedlander M, Phillips KA, Hogg D, Jewett MA, Lohynska R, Daugaard G, Richard S, Chompret A, Stoppa-Lyonnet D, Bonaïti-Pellié C, Heidenreich A, Albers P, Olah E, Geczi L, Bodrogi I, Daly PA, Guilford P, Fosså SD, Heimdal K, Tjulandin SA, Liubchenko L, Stoll H, Weber W, Einhorn L, McMaster M, Korde L, Greene MH, Nathanson KL, Cortessis V, Easton DF, Bishop DT, Stratton MR, Rapley EA. Analysis of the DND1 gene in men with sporadic and familial testicular germ cell tumors. Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 2008 Mar; 47(3):247-52. View in: PubMed

Davis-Dao CA, Tuazon ED, Sokol RZ, Cortessis VK. Male infertility and variation in CAG repeat length in the androgen receptor gene: a meta-analysis. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2007 Nov; 92(11):4319-26. View in: PubMed

Jiang X, Castelao JE, Groshen S, Cortessis VK, Ross RK, Conti DV, Gago-Dominguez M. Alcohol consumption and risk of bladder cancer in Los Angeles County. Int J Cancer. 2007 Aug 15; 121(4):839-45. View in: PubMed

Houshdaran S, Cortessis VK, Siegmund K, Yang A, Laird PW, Sokol RZ. Widespread epigenetic abnormalities suggest a broad DNA methylation erasure defect in abnormal human sperm. PLoS One. 2007; 2(12):e1289. View in: PubMed

Crockford GP, Linger R, Hockley S, Dudakia D, Johnson L, Huddart R, Tucker K, Friedlander M, Phillips KA, Hogg D, Jewett MA, Lohynska R, Daugaard G, Richard S, Chompret A, Bonaïti-Pellié C, Heidenreich A, Albers P, Olah E, Geczi L, Bodrogi I, Ormiston WJ, Daly PA, Guilford P, Fosså SD, Heimdal K, Tjulandin SA, Liubchenko L, Stoll H, Weber W, Forman D, Oliver T, Einhorn L, McMaster M, Kramer J, Greene MH, Weber BL, Nathanson KL, Cortessis V, Easton DF, Bishop DT, Stratton MR, Rapley EA. Genome-wide linkage screen for testicular germ cell tumour susceptibility loci. Hum Mol Genet. 2006 Feb 1; 15(3):443-51. View in: PubMed

Nathanson KL, Kanetsky PA, Hawes R, Vaughn DJ, Letrero R, Tucker K, Friedlander M, Phillips KA, Hogg D, Jewett MA, Lohynska R, Daugaard G, Richard S, Chompret A, Bonaïti-Pellié C, Heidenreich A, Olah E, Geczi L, Bodrogi I, Ormiston WJ, Daly PA, Oosterhuis JW, Gillis AJ, Looijenga LH, Guilford P, Fosså SD, Heimdal K, Tjulandin SA, Liubchenko L, Stoll H, Weber W, Rudd M, Huddart R, Crockford GP, Forman D, Oliver DT, Einhorn L, Weber BL, Kramer J, McMaster M, Greene MH, Pike M, Cortessis V, Chen C, Schwartz SM, Bishop DT, Easton DF, Stratton MR, Rapley EA. The Y deletion gr/gr and susceptibility to testicular germ cell tumor. Am J Hum Genet. 2005 Dec; 77(6):1034-43. View in: PubMed

Gunter MJ, Probst-Hensch NM, Cortessis VK, Kulldorff M, Haile RW, Sinha R. Meat intake, cooking-related mutagens and risk of colorectal adenoma in a sigmoidoscopy-based case-control study. Carcinogenesis. 2005 Mar; 26(3):637-42. View in: PubMed

Haile RW, Yochim JM, Cortessis VK, Lin J, Levine AJ, Diep A, Danenberg K, Danenberg P. A molecular/epidemiologic analysis of expression of cyclooxygenases 1 and 2, use of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs, and risk of colorectal adenoma. Clin Colorectal Cancer. 2005 Mar; 4(6):390-5. View in: PubMed

Feng S, Cortessis VK, Hwang A, Hardy B, Koh CJ, Bogatcheva NV, Agoulnik AI. Mutation analysis of INSL3 and GREAT/LGR8 genes in familial cryptorchidism. Urology. 2004 Nov; 64(5):1032-6. View in: PubMed

Cortessis V, Thomas DC. Toxicokinetic genetics: an approach to gene-environment and gene-gene interactions in complex metabolic pathways. IARC Sci Publ. 2004; (157):127-50. View in: PubMed

Cortessis VK, Siegmund K, Xue S, Ross RK, Yu MC. A case-control study of cyclin D1 CCND1 870A-->G polymorphism and bladder cancer. Carcinogenesis. 2003 Oct; 24(10):1645-50. View in: PubMed

Conti DV, Cortessis V, Molitor J, Thomas DC. Bayesian modeling of complex metabolic pathways. Hum Hered. 2003; 56(1-3):83-93. View in: PubMed

Cortessis V, Siegmund K, Chen Q, Zhou N, Diep A, Frankl H, Lee E, Zhu QS, Haile R, Levy D. A case-control study of microsomal epoxide hydrolase, smoking, meat consumption, glutathione S-transferase M3, and risk of colorectal adenomas. Cancer Res. 2001 Mar 15; 61(6):2381-5. View in: PubMed

Cortessis V, Ingles S, Millikan R, Diep A, Gatti RA, Richardson L, Thompson WD, Paganini-Hill A, Sparkes RS, Haile RW. Linkage analysis of DRD2, a marker linked to the ataxia-telangiectasia gene, in 64 families with premenopausal bilateral breast cancer. Cancer Res. 1993 Nov 1; 53(21):5083-6. View in: PubMed

Thomas DC, Cortessis V. A Gibbs sampling approach to linkage analysis. Hum Hered. 1992; 42(1):63-76. View in: PubMed

Ngo JT, Bateman JB, Spence MA, Cortessis V, Sparkes RS, Kivlin JD, Mohandas T, Inana G. Ornithine aminotransferase (OAT): recombination between an X-linked OAT sequence (7. 5 kb) and the Norrie disease locus. Genomics. 1990 Jan; 6(1):123-8. View in: PubMed

Goldstein AM, Weeks DE, Cortessis V, Haile RW. Comparison of the affected-pedigree-member and lod-score methods. Prog Clin Biol Res. 1989; 329:135-40. View in: PubMed

O'Hanlon K, Weissbecker K, Cortessis V, Spence MA, Azen EA. Genes for salivary proline-rich proteins and taste for phenylthiourea are not closely linked in humans. Cytogenet Cell Genet. 1988; 49(4):315-7. View in: PubMed

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