Peer-reviewed Research Articles

Kristjansson D, Bohlin J, Nguyen TT, Jugessur A, Schurr TG. Evolution and dispersal of mitochondrial DNA haplogroup U5 in Northern Europe: insights from an unsupervised learning approach to phylogeography.BMC Genomics. 2022 May 7;23(1):354. doi: 10.1186/s12864-022-08572-y. PubMed PMID: 35525961.

Li J, Yung J, Qiao B, Takemoto E, Goldfarb DG, Zeig-Owens R, Cone JE, Brackbill RM, Farfel MR, Kahn AR, Schymura MJ, Shapiro MZ, Dasaro CR, Todd AC, Kristjansson D, Prezant DJ, Boffetta P, Hall CB. Cancer Incidence in World Trade Center Rescue and Recovery Workers: 14 Years of Follow-Up. J Natl Cancer Inst.2022 Feb 7;114(2):210-219. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djab165. PubMed PMID: 34498043; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8826586.

Boffetta P, Goldfarb DG, Zeig-Owens R, Kristjansson D, Li J, Brackbill RM, Farfel MR, Cone JE, Yung J, Kahn AR, Qiao B, Schymura MJ, Webber MP, Prezant DJ, Dasaro CR, Todd AC, Hall CB. Temporal Aspects of the Association between Exposure to the World Trade Center Disaster and Risk of Cutaneous Melanoma. JID Innov. 2022 Jan;2(1):100063. doi: 10.1016/j.xjidi.2021.100063. eCollection 2022 Jan. PubMed PMID: 35146479; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8801528. 

Giraldi L, Collatuzzo G, Hashim D, Franceschi S, Herrero R, Chen C, Schwartz SM, Smith E, Kelsey K, McClean M, Gillison M, Boccia S, Hashibe M, Amy Lee YC, Boffetta P. Infection with Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and risk of subsites within the oral cancer. Cancer Epidemiol. 2021 Dec;75:102020. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2021.102020. Epub 2021 Sep 9. PubMed PMID: 34509873. 

Goldfarb DG, Colbeth HL, Skerker M, Webber MP, Prezant DJ, Dasaro CR, Todd AC, Kristjansson D, Li J, Brackbill RM, Farfel MR, Cone JE, Yung J, Kahn AR, Qiao B, Schymura MJ, Boffetta P, Hall CB, Zeig-Owens R. Impact of healthcare services on thyroid cancer incidence among World Trade Center-exposed rescue and recovery workers. Am J Ind Med. 2021 Oct;64(10):861-872. doi: 10.1002/ajim.23277. Epub 2021 Jul 18. PubMed PMID: 34275137; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8796202. 

Goldfarb DG, Zeig-Owens R, Kristjansson D, Li J, Brackbill RM, Farfel MR, Cone JE, Kahn AR, Qiao B, Schymura MJ, Webber MP, Dasaro CR, Lucchini RG, Todd AC, Prezant DJ, Hall CB, Boffetta P. Cancer survival among World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers: A collaborative cohort study. Am J Ind Med. 2021 Oct;64(10):815-826. doi: 10.1002/ajim.23278. Epub 2021 Jul 19. PubMed PMID: 34288025; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8515734. 

Costantini M, Poeta ML, Pfeiffer RM, Hashim D, Callahan CL, Sentinelli S, Mendoza L, Vicari M, Pompeo V, Pesatori AC, DellaValle CT, Simone G, Fazio VM, Gallucci M, Landi MT. Impact of Histology and Tumor Grade on Clinical Outcomes Beyond 5 Years of Follow-Up in a Large Cohort of Renal Cell Carcinomas. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2021 Oct;19(5):e280-e285. doi: 10.1016/j.clgc.2021.07.003. Epub 2021 Jul 10. PubMed PMID: 34362694; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8490324. 

Goldfarb DG, Zeig-Owens R, Kristjansson D, Li J, Brackbill RM, Farfel MR, Cone JE, Yung J, Kahn AR, Qiao B, Schymura MJ, Webber MP, Dasaro CR, Shapiro M, Todd AC, Prezant DJ, Boffetta P, Hall CB. Temporal association of prostate cancer incidence with World Trade Center rescue/recovery work. Occup Environ Med. 2021 Oct;78(10):699-706. doi: 10.1136/oemed-2021-107405. Epub 2021 Sep 10. PubMed PMID: 34507966; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8458078. 

Kristjansson D, Bohlin J, Jugessur A, Schurr TG. Matrilineal diversity and population history of Norwegians. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2021 Sep;176(1):120-133. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.24345. Epub 2021 Jun 10. PubMed PMID: 34110627. 

Rafique M, Kristjansson D. Determinants of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in the United States: Differences in Risk Factor and Genetic Susceptibility by Race/Ethnicity. Georgetown Scientific Review. 2021 February; 1(1):18–33. 

Brackbill RM, Kahn AR, Li J, Zeig-Owens R, Goldfarb DG, Skerker M, Farfel MR, Cone JE, Yung J, Walker DJ, Solomon A, Qiao B, Schymura MJ, Dasaro CR, Kristjansson D, Webber MP, Lucchini RG, Todd AC, Prezant DJ, Boffetta P, Hall CB. Combining Three Cohorts of World Trade Center Rescue/Recovery Workers for Assessing Cancer Incidence and Mortality. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Feb 3;18(4). doi: 10.3390/ijerph18041386. PubMed PMID: 33546187; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7913216. 

Lucchini RG, Guazzetti S, Renzetti S, Broberg K, Caci M, Covolo L, Crippa P, Gelatti U, Hashim D, Oppini M, Pepe F, Pilotto A, Passeri C, Placidi D, Rizzetti MC, Turla M, Wahlberg K, Padovani A. Metal Exposure and SNCA rs356219 Polymorphism Associated With Parkinson Disease and Parkinsonism. Front Neurol.2020;11:556337. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2020.556337. eCollection 2020. PubMed PMID: 33362685; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7755861. 

Naudin S, Viallon V, Hashim D, Freisling H, Jenab M, Weiderpass E, Perrier F, McKenzie F, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Olsen A, Tjønneland A, Dahm CC, Overvad K, Mancini FR, Rebours V, Boutron-Ruault MC, Katzke V, Kaaks R, Bergmann M, Boeing H, Peppa E, Karakatsani A, Trichopoulou A, Pala V, Masala G, Panico S, Tumino R, Sacerdote C, May AM, van Gils CH, Rylander C, Borch KB, Chirlaque López MD, Sánchez MJ, Ardanaz E, Quirós JR, Amiano Exezarreta P, Sund M, Drake I, Regnér S, Travis RC, Wareham N, Aune D, Riboli E, Gunter MJ, Duell EJ, Brennan P, Ferrari P. Healthy lifestyle and the risk of pancreatic cancer in the EPIC study. Eur J Epidemiol. 2020 Oct;35(10):975-986. doi: 10.1007/s10654-019-00559-6. Epub 2019 Sep 28. PubMed PMID: 31564045; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7116136. 

Hashim D, Carioli G, Malvezzi M, Bertuccio P, Waxman S, Negri E, La Vecchia C, Boffetta P. Cancer mortality in the oldest old: a global overview. Aging (Albany NY). 2020 Sep 3;12(17):16744-16758. doi: 10.18632/aging.103503. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32882684; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7521488. 

Schüz J, Kovalevskiy E, Moissonnier M, Olsson A, Hashim D, Kromhout H, Kashanskiy S, Chernov O, Bukhtiyarov I, Ostroumova E. Comparison of Two Information Sources for Cause-of-Death Follow-up in the Russian Federation: The Asbest Chrysotile Cohort Study. Methods Inf Med. 2020 Feb;59(1):9-17. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1710381. Epub 2020 Jun 14. PubMed PMID: 32535878; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7446113. 

Hashim D, Gonzalez-Feliciano AG, Ahearn TU, Pettersson A, Barber L, Pernar CH, Ebot EM, Isikbay M, Finn SP, Giovannucci EL, Lis RT, Loda M, Parmigiani G, Lotan T, Kantoff PW, Mucci LA, Graff RE. Family history of prostate cancer and the incidence of ERG- and phosphatase and tensin homolog-defined prostate cancer.Int J Cancer. 2020 May 15;146(10):2694-2702. doi: 10.1002/ijc.32577. Epub 2019 Jul 27. PubMed PMID: 31318977; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7905843. 

Hashim D, Engesæter B, Baadstrand Skare G, Castle PE, Bjørge T, Tropé A, Nygård M. Real-world data on cervical cancer risk stratification by cytology and HPV genotype to inform the management of HPV-positive women in routine cervical screening. Br J Cancer. 2020 May;122(11):1715-1723. doi: 10.1038/s41416-020-0790-1. Epub 2020 Apr 3. PubMed PMID: 32242098; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7250848. 

Shah SC, Boffetta P, Johnson KC, Hu J, Palli D, Ferraroni M, Tsugane S, Hamada GS, Hidaka A, Zaridze D, Maximovich D, Vioque J, Navarrete-Munoz EM, Zhang ZF, Mu L, Boccia S, Pastorino R, Kurtz RC, Rota M, Bonzi R, Negri E, La Vecchia C, Pelucchi C, Hashim DOccupational exposures and odds of gastric cancer: a StoP project consortium pooled analysis. Int J Epidemiol. 2020 Apr 1;49(2):422-434. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyz263. PubMed PMID: 31965145. 

Şuteu O, Blaga ML, Nygård M, Leinonen MK, Nicula F, Păiş R, Coza D, Cadariu PA, Melnic A, Andreassen T, Hashim D, Weiderpass E. Prevalence of positive screening test results and agreement between cytology and human papillomavirus testing in primary cervical cancer screening in North-Western Romania. Eur J Cancer Prev. 2020 Mar;29(2):141-148. doi: 10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000522. PubMed PMID: 31033568. 

Puigvehí M, Hashim D, Haber PK, Dinani A, Schiano TD, Asgharpour A, Kushner T, Kakked G, Tabrizian P, Schwartz M, Gurakar A, Dieterich D, Boffetta P, Friedman SL, Llovet JM, Saberi B. Liver transplant for hepatocellular carcinoma in the United States: Evolving trends over the last three decades. Am J Transplant. 2020 Jan;20(1):220-230. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15576. Epub 2019 Oct 11. PubMed PMID: 31437349; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6940543. 

Bertuccio P, Malvezzi M, Carioli G, Hashim D, Boffetta P, El-Serag HB, La Vecchia C, Negri E. Reply to: “Global trends in mortality from intrahepatic and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma”. J Hepatol. 2019 Dec;71(6):1262-1263. doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2019.08.033. Epub 2019 Sep 26. PubMed PMID: 31564445. 

Nur U, El Reda D, Hashim D, Weiderpass E. A prospective investigation of oral contraceptive use and breast cancer mortality: findings from the Swedish women’s lifestyle and health cohort. BMC Cancer.2019 Aug 14;19(1):807. doi: 10.1186/s12885-019-5985-6. PubMed PMID: 31412822; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6694621. 

Gong Y, Wang L, Yu H, Alpert N, Cohen MD, Prophete C, Horton L, Sisco M, Park SH, Lee HW, Zelikoff J, Chen LC, Hashim D, Suarez-Farinas M, Donovan MJ, Aaronson SA, Galsky M, Zhu J, Taioli E, Oh WK.Prostate Cancer in World Trade Center Responders Demonstrates Evidence of an Inflammatory Cascade.Mol Cancer Res. 2019 Aug;17(8):1605-1612. doi: 10.1158/1541-7786.MCR-19-0115. Epub 2019 Jun 20. PubMed PMID: 31221798; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6684261. 

Carioli G, Malvezzi M, Bertuccio P, Hashim D, Waxman S, Negri E, Boffetta P, La Vecchia C. Cancer mortality in the elderly in 11 countries worldwide, 1970-2015. Ann Oncol. 2019 Aug 1;30(8):1344-1355. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdz178. PubMed PMID: 31147682. 

Brown SW, Dobelle M, Padilla M, Agovino M, Wisnivesky JP, Hashim D, Boffetta P. Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis and Lung Cancer. A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2019 Aug;16(8):1041-1051. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201807-481OC. PubMed PMID: 30892054. 

Bertuccio P, Malvezzi M, Carioli G, Hashim D, Boffetta P, El-Serag HB, La Vecchia C, Negri E. Global trends in mortality from intrahepatic and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. J Hepatol. 2019 Jul;71(1):104-114. doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2019.03.013. Epub 2019 Mar 23. PubMed PMID: 30910538. 

Andreassen T, Hansen BT, Engesaeter B, Hashim D, Støer NC, Tropé A, Moen K, Ursin G, Weiderpass E.Psychological effect of cervical cancer screening when changing primary screening method from cytology to high-risk human papilloma virus testing. Int J Cancer. 2019 Jul 1;145(1):29-39. doi: 10.1002/ijc.32067. Epub 2019 Jan 4. PubMed PMID: 30549273; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6590646. 

Ilisiu MB, Hashim D, Andreassen T, Støer NC, Nicula F, Weiderpass E. HPV Testing for Cervical Cancer in Romania: High-Risk HPV Prevalence among Ethnic Subpopulations and Regions. Ann Glob Health. 2019 Jun 20;85(1). doi: 10.5334/aogh.2502. PubMed PMID: 31225959; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6634611. 

Khetan P, Boffetta P, Luce D, Stucker I, Curado MP, Menezes A, Wunsch-Filho V, Ahrens W, Lagiou P, Serraino D, Richiardi L, Kjaerheim K, Conway D, Thomson P, Muscat J, Mates D, Ramroth H, Menvielle G, Vaughan TL, Brenner H, Lee YA, La Vecchia C, Hashibe M, Hashim DOccupations and the Risk of Head and Neck Cancer: A Pooled Analysis of the International Head and Neck Cancer Epidemiology (INHANCE) Consortium. J Occup Environ Med. 2019 May;61(5):397-404. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000001563. PubMed PMID: 31268937; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6613803. 

Hashim D, Genden E, Posner M, Hashibe M, Boffetta P. Head and neck cancer prevention: from primary prevention to impact of clinicians on reducing burden. Ann Oncol. 2019 May 1;30(5):744-756. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdz084. Review. PubMed PMID: 30840052; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6551449. 

Kuan PF, Mi Z, Georgopoulos P, Hashim D, Luft BJ, Boffetta P. Enhanced exposure assessment and genome-wide DNA methylation in World Trade Center disaster responders. Eur J Cancer Prev. 2019 May;28(3):225-233. doi: 10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000460. PubMed PMID: 30001286; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6329666. 

Hashim D, Erdmann F, Zeeb H. Editorial: Social Inequities in Cancer. Front Oncol. 2019;9:233. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2019.00233. eCollection 2019. PubMed PMID: 31019897; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6458240. 

Manczuk M, Lobaszewski J, Sulkowska U, Hashim D, Boffetta P. A cross-sectional analysis of ex-smokers and characteristics associated with quitting smoking: The Polish Norwegian Study (PONS). Eur J Cancer Prev. 2019 Mar;28(2):115-123. doi: 10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000429. PubMed PMID: 29360649. 

da Costa AM, Hashim D, Fregnani JHTG, Weiderpass E. Overall survival and time trends in breast and cervical cancer incidence and mortality in the Regional Health District (RHD) of Barretos, São Paulo, Brazil. BMC Cancer. 2018 Nov 7;18(1):1079. doi: 10.1186/s12885-018-4956-7. PubMed PMID: 30404614; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6223073. 

Hashim D, Boffetta P, Galsky M, Oh W, Lucchini R, Crane M, Luft B, Moline J, Udasin I, Harrison D, Taioli E.Prostate cancer characteristics in the World Trade Center cohort, 2002-2013. Eur J Cancer Prev. 2018 Jul;27(4):347-354. doi: 10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000315. PubMed PMID: 27898584; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5443704. 

Macek P, Hashim D, Manczuk M, Błaszkiewicz E. Incidence trends of invasive and in situ breast cancer among females in Poland during 1999–2014. Medical Studies/. 2017 December; 33(4):270–278. doi:

Hashim D, Manczuk M, Holcombe R, Lucchini R, Boffetta P. Cancer mortality disparities among New York City’s Upper Manhattan neighborhoods. Eur J Cancer Prev. 2017 Nov;26(6):453-460. doi: 10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000267. PubMed PMID: 27104595; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5074912. 

Hashim D, Sartori S, La Vecchia C, Serraino D, Maso LD, Negri E, Smith E, Levi F, Boccia S, Cadoni G, Luu HN, Lee YA, Hashibe M, Boffetta P. Hormone factors play a favorable role in female head and neck cancer risk. Cancer Med. 2017 Aug;6(8):1998-2007. doi: 10.1002/cam4.1136. Epub 2017 Jul 14. PubMed PMID: 28707400; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5548879. 

Manczuk M, Boffetta P, Sartori S, Hashim D, Vatten LJ, Zatonski WA. Cohort Profile: The Polish-Norwegian Study (PONS) cohort. Int J Epidemiol. 2017 Apr 1;46(2):e5. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyv037. PubMed PMID: 25948663. 

Lucchini RG, Hashim D, Acquilla S, Basanets A, Bertazzi PA, Bushmanov A, Crane M, Harrison DJ, Holden W, Landrigan PJ, Luft BJ, Mocarelli P, Mazitova N, Melius J, Moline JM, Mori K, Prezant D, Reibman J, Reissman DB, Stazharau A, Takahashi K, Udasin IG, Todd AC. A comparative assessment of major international disasters: the need for exposure assessment, systematic emergency preparedness, and lifetime health care. BMC Public Health. 2017 Jan 7;17(1):46. doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-3939-3. Review. PubMed PMID: 28061835; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5219808. 

Boffetta P, Hashim DExposure to silicon carbide and cancer risk: a systematic review. Int Arch Occup Environ Health. 2017 Jan;90(1):1-12. doi: 10.1007/s00420-016-1169-8. Epub 2016 Sep 14. Review. PubMed PMID: 27628329. 

Onyebeke LC, Papazaharias DM, Freund A, Dropkin J, McCann M, Sanchez SH, Hashim D, Meyer JD, Lucchini RG, Zuckerman NC. Access to properly fitting personal protective equipment for female construction workers. Am J Ind Med. 2016 Nov;59(11):1032-1040. doi: 10.1002/ajim.22624. Epub 2016 Jun 27. PubMed PMID: 27346435. 

Hashim D, Sartori S, Brennan P, Curado MP, Wünsch-Filho V, Divaris K, Olshan AF, Zevallos JP, Winn DM, Franceschi S, Castellsagué X, Lissowska J, Rudnai P, Matsuo K, Morgenstern H, Chen C, Vaughan TL, Hofmann JN, D’Souza G, Haddad RI, Wu H, Lee YC, Hashibe M, Vecchia CL, Boffetta P. The role of oral hygiene in head and neck cancer: results from International Head and Neck Cancer Epidemiology (INHANCE) consortium. Ann Oncol. 2016 Aug;27(8):1619-25. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdw224. Epub 2016 May 27. PubMed PMID: 27234641; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4959929. 

Hashim D, Farhat Z, Wallenstein S, Manczuk M, Holcombe RF, Thorpe L, Schymura MJ, Lucchini RG, Boffetta P. Standardized cancer incidence disparities in Upper Manhattan New York City neighborhoods: the role of race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and known risk factors. Eur J Cancer Prev. 2016 Jul;25(4):349-56. doi: 10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000180. PubMed PMID: 26186470; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4715792. 

Hashim D, Boffetta P, La Vecchia C, Rota M, Bertuccio P, Malvezzi M, Negri E. The global decrease in cancer mortality: trends and disparities. Ann Oncol. 2016 May;27(5):926-33. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdw027. Epub 2016 Jan 22. PubMed PMID: 26802157. 

Stein CR, Wallenstein S, Shapiro M, Hashim D, Moline JM, Udasin I, Crane MA, Luft BJ, Lucchini RG, Holden WL. Mortality among World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers, 2002-2011. Am J Ind Med. 2016 Feb;59(2):87-95. doi: 10.1002/ajim.22558. Epub 2016 Jan 4. PubMed PMID: 26727695; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4715601. 

Ferri R, Hashim D, Smith DR, Guazzetti S, Donna F, Ferretti E, Curatolo M, Moneta C, Beone GM, Lucchini RG. Metal contamination of home garden soils and cultivated vegetables in the province of Brescia, Italy: implications for human exposure. Sci Total Environ. 2015 Jun 15;518-519:507-17. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.02.072. Epub 2015 Mar 13. PubMed PMID: 25777956; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4388796. 

Hashim D, Gaughan D, Boffetta P, Lucchini RG. Baseline serum β-carotene concentration and mortality among long-term asbestos-exposed insulators. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2015 Mar;24(3):555-60. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-14-0952. Epub 2014 Dec 26. PubMed PMID: 25542826. 

Lucchini RG, Hashim DTremor secondary to neurotoxic exposure: mercury, lead, solvents, pesticides.Handb Clin Neurol. 2015;131:241-9. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-444-62627-1.00014-7. Review. PubMed PMID: 26563793. 

Hashim D, Boffetta P. Occupational and environmental exposures and cancers in developing countries.Ann Glob Health. 2014 Sep-Oct;80(5):393-411. doi: 10.1016/j.aogh.2014.10.002. Review. PubMed PMID: 25512155. 

Hashim D, Apostolova M, Lavotskin S, Goldstein E, Chorost M. The Evolution in the Management of Gastric Lymphoma. Gastroenterology Res. 2009 Oct;2(5):253-258. doi: 10.4021/gr2009.09.1312. Epub 2009 Sep 20. Review. PubMed PMID: 27956968; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5139771.