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

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

3.344
  1. Nguyen LH, Drew DA, Joshi AD, Guo CG, Ma W, Mehta RS, Sikavi DR, Lo CH, Kwon S, Song M, Mucci LA, Stampfer MJ, Willett WC, Eliassen AH, Hart JE, Chavarro JE, Rich-Edwards JW, Davies R, Capdevila J, Lee KA, Lochlainn MN, Varsavsky T, Graham MS, Sudre CH, Cardoso MJ, Wolf J, Ourselin S, Steves CJ, Spector TD, Chan AT. 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: 0.248
  2. Chan AT, Drew DA, Nguyen LH, Joshi AD, Ma W, Guo CG, Lo CH, Mehta RS, Kwon S, Sikavi DR, Magicheva-Gupta MV, Fatehi ZS, Flynn JJ, Leonardo BM, Albert CM, Andreotti G, Beane-Freeman LE, Balasubramanian BA, Brownstein JS, Bruinsma F, Cowan AN, Deka A, Ernst ME, Figueiredo JC, Franks PW, Gardner CD, Ghobrial IM, Haiman CA, Hall JE, Deming-Halverson SL, Kirpach B, Lacey JV, Marchand LL, Marinac CR, Martinez ME, Milne RL, Murray AM, Nash D, Palmer JR, Patel AV, Rosenberg L, Sandler DP, Sharma SV, Schurman SH, Wilkens LR, Chavarro JE, Eliassen AH, Hart JE, Kang JH, Koenen KC, Kubzansky LD, Mucci LA, Ourselin S, Rich-Edwards JW, Song M, Stampfer MJ, Steves CJ, Willett WC, Wolf J, Spector T. The COronavirus Pandemic Epidemiology (COPE) Consortium: A Call to Action. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2020 May 05.
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    Score: 0.247
  3. Lebwohl B, Cao Y, Zong G, Hu FB, Green PHR, Neugut AI, Rimm EB, Sampson L, Dougherty LW, Giovannucci E, Willett WC, Sun Q, Chan AT. 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: 0.201
  4. Mehta RS, Song M, Nishihara R, Drew DA, Wu K, Qian ZR, Fung TT, Hamada T, Masugi Y, da Silva A, Shi Y, Li W, Gu M, Willett WC, Fuchs CS, Giovannucci EL, Ogino S, Chan AT. 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: 0.198
  5. Cao Y, Nishihara R, Wu K, Wang M, Ogino S, Willett WC, Spiegelman D, Fuchs CS, Giovannucci EL, Chan AT. 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: 0.188
  6. Nishihara R, Wu K, Lochhead P, Morikawa T, Liao X, Qian ZR, Inamura K, Kim SA, Kuchiba A, Yamauchi M, Imamura Y, Willett WC, Rosner BA, Fuchs CS, Giovannucci E, Ogino S, Chan AT. 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: 0.156
  7. Ananthakrishnan AN, Khalili H, Konijeti GG, Higuchi LM, de Silva P, Korzenik JR, Fuchs CS, Willett WC, Richter JM, Chan AT. 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: 0.155
  8. Ananthakrishnan AN, Khalili H, Konijeti GG, Higuchi LM, de Silva P, Fuchs CS, Willett WC, Richter JM, Chan AT. 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: 0.154
  9. Michels KB, Giovannucci E, Chan AT, Singhania R, Fuchs CS, Willett WC. 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: 0.093
  10. Chan AT, Manson JE, Albert CM, Chae CU, Rexrode KM, Curhan GC, Rimm EB, Willett WC, Fuchs CS. Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs, acetaminophen, and the risk of cardiovascular events. Circulation. 2006 Mar 28; 113(12):1578-87.
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    Score: 0.093
  11. Chan AT, Tranah GJ, Giovannucci EL, Willett WC, Hunter DJ, Fuchs CS. 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: 0.088
  12. Chan AT, Giovannucci EL, Schernhammer ES, Colditz GA, Hunter DJ, Willett WC, Fuchs CS. 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: 0.080
  13. Katagiri R, Song M, Zhang X, Lee DH, Tabung FK, Fuchs CS, Meyerhardt JA, Nishihara R, Chan AT, Joshi AD, Iwasaki M, Ogino S, Willett WC, Giovannucci E, Wu K. Dietary Intake of Branched-Chain Amino Acids and Risk of Colorectal Cancer. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2020 Jan; 13(1):65-72.
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    Score: 0.060
  14. Liu PH, Wu K, Ng K, Zauber AG, Nguyen LH, Song M, He X, Fuchs CS, Ogino S, Willett WC, Chan AT, Giovannucci EL, Cao Y. 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: 0.056
  15. Wirth J, Song M, Fung TT, Joshi AD, Tabung FK, Chan AT, Weikert C, Leitzmann M, Willett WC, Giovannucci E, Wu K. 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: 0.056
  16. Sinha R, Ahsan H, Blaser M, Caporaso JG, Carmical JR, Chan AT, Fodor A, Gail MH, Harris CC, Helzlsouer K, Huttenhower C, Knight R, Kong HH, Lai GY, Hutchinson DLS, Le Marchand L, Li H, Orlich MJ, Shi J, Truelove A, Verma M, Vogtmann E, White O, Willett W, Zheng W, Mahabir S, Abnet C. 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: 0.056
  17. Zong G, Lebwohl B, Hu FB, Sampson L, Dougherty LW, Willett WC, Chan AT, Sun Q. 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: 0.055
  18. Kværner AS, Hang D, Giovannucci EL, Willett WC, Chan AT, Song M. 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: 0.055
  19. Yuan C, Bao Y, Sato K, Nimptsch K, Song M, Brand-Miller JC, Morales-Oyarvide V, Zoltick ES, Keum N, Wolpin BM, Meyerhardt JA, Chan AT, Willett WC, Stampfer MJ, Wu K, Giovannucci EL, Fuchs CS, Ng K. 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: 0.051
  20. Mehta RS, Nishihara R, Cao Y, Song M, Mima K, Qian ZR, Nowak JA, Kosumi K, Hamada T, Masugi Y, Bullman S, Drew DA, Kostic AD, Fung TT, Garrett WS, Huttenhower C, Wu K, Meyerhardt JA, Zhang X, Willett WC, Giovannucci EL, Fuchs CS, Chan AT, Ogino S. 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: 0.051
  21. Devore EE, Massa J, Papantoniou K, Schernhammer ES, Wu K, Zhang X, Willett WC, Fuchs CS, Chan AT, Ogino S, Giovannucci E, Wei EK. 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: 0.049
  22. Song M, Fung TT, Hu FB, Willett WC, Longo VD, Chan AT, Giovannucci EL. 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: 0.048
  23. Tabung FK, Smith-Warner SA, Chavarro JE, Wu K, Fuchs CS, Hu FB, Chan AT, Willett WC, Giovannucci EL. Development and Validation of an Empirical Dietary Inflammatory Index. J Nutr. 2016 08; 146(8):1560-70.
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    Score: 0.047
  24. Song M, Hu FB, Wu K, Must A, Chan AT, Willett WC, Giovannucci EL. 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: 0.047
  25. Charlton BM, Giovannucci E, Fuchs CS, Chan AT, Lee JE, Cao Y, Missmer SA, Rosner BA, Hankinson SE, Willett W, Wu K, Michels KB. A prospective study of oral contraceptive use and colorectal adenomas. Cancer Causes Control. 2016 06; 27(6):749-57.
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    Score: 0.047
  26. Le NT, Michels FA, Song M, Zhang X, Bernstein AM, Giovannucci EL, Fuchs CS, Ogino S, Chan AT, Sinha R, Willett WC, Wu K. 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: 0.047
  27. Fehringer G, Kraft P, Pharoah PD, Eeles RA, Chatterjee N, Schumacher FR, Schildkraut JM, Lindström S, Brennan P, Bickeböller H, Houlston RS, Landi MT, Caporaso N, Risch A, Amin Al Olama A, Berndt SI, Giovannucci EL, Grönberg H, Kote-Jarai Z, Ma J, Muir K, Stampfer MJ, Stevens VL, Wiklund F, Willett WC, Goode EL, Permuth JB, Risch HA, Reid BM, Bezieau S, Brenner H, Chan AT, Chang-Claude J, Hudson TJ, Kocarnik JK, Newcomb PA, Schoen RE, Slattery ML, White E, Adank MA, Ahsan H, Aittomäki K, Baglietto L, Blomquist C, Canzian F, Czene K, Dos-Santos-Silva I, Eliassen AH, Figueroa JD, Flesch-Janys D, Fletcher O, Garcia-Closas M, Gaudet MM, Johnson N, Hall P, Hazra A, Hein R, Hofman A, Hopper JL, Irwanto A, Johansson M, Kaaks R, Kibriya MG, Lichtner P, Liu J, Lund E, Makalic E, Meindl A, Müller-Myhsok B, Muranen TA, Nevanlinna H, Peeters PH, Peto J, Prentice RL, Rahman N, Sanchez MJ, Schmidt DF, Schmutzler RK, Southey MC, Tamimi R, Travis RC, Turnbull C, Uitterlinden AG, Wang Z, Whittemore AS, Yang XR, Zheng W, Buchanan DD, Casey G, Conti DV, Edlund CK, Gallinger S, Haile RW, Jenkins M, Le Marchand L, Li L, Lindor NM, Schmit SL, Thibodeau SN, Woods MO, Rafnar T, Gudmundsson J, Stacey SN, Stefansson K, Sulem P, Chen YA, Tyrer JP, Christiani DC, Wei Y, Shen H, Hu Z, Shu XO, Shiraishi K, Takahashi A, Bossé Y, Obeidat M, Nickle D, Timens W, Freedman ML, Li Q, Seminara D, Chanock SJ, Gong J, Peters U, Gruber SB, Amos CI, Sellers TA, Easton DF, Hunter DJ, Haiman CA, Henderson BE, Hung RJ. 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: 0.047
  28. Song M, Willett WC, Hu FB, Spiegelman D, Must A, Wu K, Chan AT, Giovannucci EL. 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: 0.046
  29. Nimptsch K, Zhang X, Cassidy A, Song M, O'Reilly ÉJ, Lin JH, Pischon T, Rimm EB, Willett WC, Fuchs CS, Ogino S, Chan AT, Giovannucci EL, Wu K. 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: 0.045
  30. Song M, Hu FB, Spiegelman D, Chan AT, Wu K, Ogino S, Fuchs CS, Willett WC, Giovannucci EL. 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: 0.045
  31. Bernstein AM, Song M, Zhang X, Pan A, Wang M, Fuchs CS, Le N, Chan AT, Willett WC, Ogino S, Giovannucci EL, Wu K. 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: 0.045
  32. Huang T, Zheng Y, Qi Q, Xu M, Ley SH, Li Y, Kang JH, Wiggs J, Pasquale LR, Chan AT, Rimm EB, Hunter DJ, Manson JE, Willett WC, Hu FB, Qi L. 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: 0.044
  33. Song M, Hu FB, Spiegelman D, Chan AT, Wu K, Ogino S, Fuchs CS, Willett WC, Giovannucci EL. 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: 0.044
  34. Song M, Chan AT, Fuchs CS, Ogino S, Hu FB, Mozaffarian D, Ma J, Willett WC, Giovannucci EL, Wu K. 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: 0.041
  35. Qi Q, Chu AY, Kang JH, Huang J, Rose LM, Jensen MK, Liang L, Curhan GC, Pasquale LR, Wiggs JL, De Vivo I, Chan AT, Choi HK, Tamimi RM, Ridker PM, Hunter DJ, Willett WC, Rimm EB, Chasman DI, Hu FB, Qi L. 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: 0.040
  36. Nimptsch K, Malik VS, Fung TT, Pischon T, Hu FB, Willett WC, Fuchs CS, Ogino S, Chan AT, Giovannucci E, Wu K. 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: 0.040
  37. Zhang X, Wu K, Cho E, Ma J, Chan AT, Gao X, Willett WC, Fuchs CS, Giovannucci EL. 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: 0.038
  38. Wu K, Feskanich D, Fuchs CS, Chan AT, Willett WC, Hollis BW, Pollak MN, Giovannucci E. 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: 0.035
  39. Bao Y, Nimptsch K, Chan AT, Ng K, Meyerhardt JA, Willett WC, Giovannucci E, Fuchs CS. 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: 0.034
  40. Zhang X, Smith-Warner SA, Chan AT, Wu K, Spiegelman D, Fuchs CS, Willett WC, Giovannucci EL. 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: 0.033
  41. Bao Y, Nimptsch K, Meyerhardt JA, Chan AT, Ng K, Michaud DS, Brand-Miller JC, Willett WC, Giovannucci E, Fuchs CS. Dietary insulin load, dietary insulin index, and colorectal cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2010 Dec; 19(12):3020-6.
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    Score: 0.032
  42. Meyerhardt JA, Giovannucci EL, Ogino S, Kirkner GJ, Chan AT, Willett W, Fuchs CS. Physical activity and male colorectal cancer survival. Arch Intern Med. 2009 Dec 14; 169(22):2102-8.
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    Score: 0.030
  43. Ng K, Wolpin BM, Meyerhardt JA, Wu K, Chan AT, Hollis BW, Giovannucci EL, Stampfer MJ, Willett WC, Fuchs CS. 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: 0.029
  44. Cho E, Willett WC, Colditz GA, Fuchs CS, Wu K, Chan AT, Zeisel SH, Giovannucci EL. 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: 0.026
  45. Schernhammer ES, Tranah GJ, Giovannucci E, Chan AT, Ma J, Colditz GA, Hunter DJ, Willett WC, Fuchs CS. 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: 0.023
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