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Walter C. Willett, Dr.P.H., M.D.

Co-Author

This page shows the publications co-authored by Walter Willett and Andrew Chan.
Connection Strength

3.863
  1. The Sulfur Microbial Diet Is Associated With Increased Risk of Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer Precursors. Gastroenterology. 2021 Jul 14.
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    Score: 0.247
  2. Risk of COVID-19 among frontline healthcare workers and the general community: a prospective cohort study. medRxiv. 2020 May 25.
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    Score: 0.228
  3. The COronavirus Pandemic Epidemiology (COPE) Consortium: A Call to Action. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2020 07; 29(7):1283-1289.
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    Score: 0.228
  4. Long term gluten consumption in adults without celiac disease and risk of coronary heart disease: prospective cohort study. BMJ. 2017 May 02; 357:j1892.
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    Score: 0.185
  5. Dietary Patterns and Risk of Colorectal Cancer: Analysis by Tumor Location and Molecular Subtypes. Gastroenterology. 2017 06; 152(8):1944-1953.e1.
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    Score: 0.182
  6. Population-wide Impact of Long-term Use of Aspirin and the Risk for Cancer. JAMA Oncol. 2016 Jun 01; 2(6):762-9.
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    Score: 0.173
  7. Long-term colorectal-cancer incidence and mortality after lower endoscopy. N Engl J Med. 2013 Sep 19; 369(12):1095-105.
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    Score: 0.144
  8. A prospective study of long-term intake of dietary fiber and risk of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Gastroenterology. 2013 Nov; 145(5):970-7.
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    Score: 0.142
  9. Long-term intake of dietary fat and risk of ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. Gut. 2014 May; 63(5):776-84.
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    Score: 0.142
  10. Fruit and vegetable consumption and colorectal adenomas in the Nurses' Health Study. Cancer Res. 2006 Apr 01; 66(7):3942-53.
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    Score: 0.086
  11. Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs, acetaminophen, and the risk of cardiovascular events. Circulation. 2006 Mar 28; 113(12):1578-87.
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    Score: 0.085
  12. Prospective study of N-acetyltransferase-2 genotypes, meat intake, smoking and risk of colorectal cancer. Int J Cancer. 2005 Jul 01; 115(4):648-52.
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    Score: 0.081
  13. A prospective study of aspirin use and the risk for colorectal adenoma. Ann Intern Med. 2004 Feb 03; 140(3):157-66.
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    Score: 0.074
  14. Publisher Correction: Overview of the Microbiome Among Nurses study (Micro-N) as an example of prospective characterization of the microbiome within cohort studies. Nat Protoc. 2021 Sep; 16(9):4538.
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    Score: 0.062
  15. Unrestrained eating behavior and risk of digestive system cancers: a prospective cohort study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2021 Jul 22.
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    Score: 0.062
  16. Sugar-sweetened beverage intake in adulthood and adolescence and risk of early-onset colorectal cancer among women. Gut. 2021 May 06.
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    Score: 0.061
  17. Overview of the Microbiome Among Nurses study (Micro-N) as an example of prospective characterization of the microbiome within cohort studies. Nat Protoc. 2021 06; 16(6):2724-2731.
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    Score: 0.061
  18. Simple Sugar and Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Intake During Adolescence and Risk of Colorectal Cancer Precursors. Gastroenterology. 2021 Jul; 161(1):128-142.e20.
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    Score: 0.060
  19. The gut microbiome modulates the protective association between a Mediterranean diet and cardiometabolic disease risk. Nat Med. 2021 02; 27(2):333-343.
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    Score: 0.060
  20. A healthy lifestyle pattern and the risk of symptomatic gallstone disease: results from 2 prospective cohort studies. Am J Clin Nutr. 2020 09 01; 112(3):586-594.
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    Score: 0.058
  21. Metabolomic Signatures of Long-term Coffee Consumption and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in Women. Diabetes Care. 2020 10; 43(10):2588-2596.
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    Score: 0.058
  22. Risk of COVID-19 among front-line health-care workers and the general community: a prospective cohort study. Lancet Public Health. 2020 09; 5(9):e475-e483.
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    Score: 0.058
  23. Dietary Intake of Branched-Chain Amino Acids and Risk of Colorectal Cancer. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2020 01; 13(1):65-72.
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    Score: 0.055
  24. Association of Obesity With Risk of Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer Among Women. JAMA Oncol. 2019 01 01; 5(1):37-44.
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    Score: 0.052
  25. Diet-quality scores and the risk of symptomatic gallstone disease: a prospective cohort study of male US health professionals. Int J Epidemiol. 2018 12 01; 47(6):1938-1946.
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    Score: 0.052
  26. Next steps in studying the human microbiome and health in prospective studies, Bethesda, MD, May 16-17, 2017. Microbiome. 2018 11 26; 6(1):210.
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    Score: 0.051
  27. Gluten intake and risk of type 2 diabetes in three large prospective cohort studies of US men and women. Diabetologia. 2018 10; 61(10):2164-2173.
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    Score: 0.050
  28. Trajectories of body fatness from age 5 to 60 y and plasma biomarker concentrations of the insulin-insulin-like growth factor system. Am J Clin Nutr. 2018 08 01; 108(2):388-397.
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    Score: 0.050
  29. Influence of dietary insulin scores on survival in colorectal cancer patients. Br J Cancer. 2017 Sep 26; 117(7):1079-1087.
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    Score: 0.047
  30. Association of Dietary Patterns With Risk of Colorectal Cancer Subtypes Classified by Fusobacterium nucleatum in Tumor Tissue. JAMA Oncol. 2017 Jul 01; 3(7):921-927.
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    Score: 0.047
  31. Rotating night shift work, sleep, and colorectal adenoma in women. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2017 Jul; 32(7):1013-1018.
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    Score: 0.045
  32. Association of Animal and Plant Protein Intake With All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Oct 01; 176(10):1453-1463.
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    Score: 0.044
  33. Development and Validation of an Empirical Dietary Inflammatory Index. J Nutr. 2016 08; 146(8):1560-70.
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    Score: 0.044
  34. Trajectory of body shape in early and middle life and all cause and cause specific mortality: results from two prospective US cohort studies. BMJ. 2016 05 04; 353:i2195.
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    Score: 0.043
  35. A prospective study of oral contraceptive use and colorectal adenomas. Cancer Causes Control. 2016 06; 27(6):749-57.
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    Score: 0.043
  36. A Prospective Analysis of Meat Mutagens and Colorectal Cancer in the Nurses' Health Study and Health Professionals Follow-up Study. Environ Health Perspect. 2016 Oct; 124(10):1529-1536.
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    Score: 0.043
  37. Cross-Cancer Genome-Wide Analysis of Lung, Ovary, Breast, Prostate, and Colorectal Cancer Reveals Novel Pleiotropic Associations. Cancer Res. 2016 09 01; 76(17):5103-14.
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    Score: 0.043
  38. Trajectory of body shape across the lifespan and cancer risk. Int J Cancer. 2016 May 15; 138(10):2383-95.
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    Score: 0.042
  39. Habitual intake of flavonoid subclasses and risk of colorectal cancer in 2 large prospective cohorts. Am J Clin Nutr. 2016 Jan; 103(1):184-91.
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    Score: 0.042
  40. Long-term status and change of body fat distribution, and risk of colorectal cancer: a prospective cohort study. Int J Epidemiol. 2016 06; 45(3):871-83.
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    Score: 0.041
  41. Processed and Unprocessed Red Meat and Risk of Colorectal Cancer: Analysis by Tumor Location and Modification by Time. PLoS One. 2015; 10(8):e0135959.
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    Score: 0.041
  42. DNA Methylation Variants at HIF3A Locus, B-Vitamin Intake, and Long-term Weight Change: Gene-Diet Interactions in Two U.S. Cohorts. Diabetes. 2015 Sep; 64(9):3146-54.
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    Score: 0.040
  43. Adulthood Weight Change and Risk of Colorectal Cancer in the Nurses' Health Study and Health Professionals Follow-up Study. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2015 Jul; 8(7):620-7.
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    Score: 0.040
  44. Dietary intake of fish, ?-3 and ?-6 fatty acids and risk of colorectal cancer: A prospective study in U.S. men and women. Int J Cancer. 2014 Nov 15; 135(10):2413-23.
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    Score: 0.037
  45. Fried food consumption, genetic risk, and body mass index: gene-diet interaction analysis in three US cohort studies. BMJ. 2014 Mar 19; 348:g1610.
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    Score: 0.037
  46. Dietary patterns during high school and risk of colorectal adenoma in a cohort of middle-aged women. Int J Cancer. 2014 May 15; 134(10):2458-67.
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    Score: 0.036
  47. Prospective cohort studies of bowel movement frequency and laxative use and colorectal cancer incidence in US women and men. Cancer Causes Control. 2013 May; 24(5):1015-24.
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    Score: 0.035
  48. Interactions between plasma levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D, insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-1 and C-peptide with risk of colorectal cancer. PLoS One. 2011; 6(12):e28520.
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    Score: 0.032
  49. Reported behavior of eating anything at anytime and risk of colorectal cancer in women. Int J Cancer. 2012 Mar 15; 130(6):1395-400.
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    Score: 0.031
  50. Aspirin use, body mass index, physical activity, plasma C-peptide, and colon cancer risk in US health professionals. Am J Epidemiol. 2011 Aug 15; 174(4):459-67.
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    Score: 0.031
  51. Dietary insulin load, dietary insulin index, and colorectal cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2010 Dec; 19(12):3020-6.
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    Score: 0.029
  52. Physical activity and male colorectal cancer survival. Arch Intern Med. 2009 Dec 14; 169(22):2102-8.
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    Score: 0.028
  53. Prospective study of predictors of vitamin D status and survival in patients with colorectal cancer. Br J Cancer. 2009 Sep 15; 101(6):916-23.
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    Score: 0.027
  54. Dietary choline and betaine and the risk of distal colorectal adenoma in women. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2007 Aug 15; 99(16):1224-31.
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    Score: 0.024
  55. Cyclin D1 A870G polymorphism and the risk of colorectal cancer and adenoma. Br J Cancer. 2006 Mar 27; 94(6):928-34.
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    Score: 0.021
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