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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 Julie Buring.
Connection Strength

1.858
  1. Plasma carotenoid- and retinol-weighted multi-SNP scores and risk of breast cancer in the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2013 May; 22(5):927-36.
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    Score: 0.139
  2. Alcohol consumption and breast cancer risk in the Women's Health Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2007 Mar 15; 165(6):667-76.
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    Score: 0.090
  3. A prospective study of fruit and vegetable intake and the risk of type 2 diabetes in women. Diabetes Care. 2004 Dec; 27(12):2993-6.
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    Score: 0.078
  4. Is intake of breakfast cereals related to total and cause-specific mortality in men? Am J Clin Nutr. 2003 Mar; 77(3):594-9.
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    Score: 0.069
  5. Effect of Vitamin D3 Supplements on Development of Advanced Cancer: A Secondary Analysis of the VITAL Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 11 02; 3(11):e2025850.
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    Score: 0.059
  6. Body size and weight change over adulthood and risk of breast cancer by menopausal and hormone receptor status: a pooled analysis of 20 prospective cohort studies. Eur J Epidemiol. 2021 Jan; 36(1):37-55.
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    Score: 0.059
  7. Fruit and vegetable intake and risk of cardiovascular disease: the Women's Health Study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2000 Oct; 72(4):922-8.
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    Score: 0.059
  8. Circulating Vitamin D and Colorectal Cancer Risk: An International Pooling Project of 17 Cohorts. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2019 02 01; 111(2):158-169.
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    Score: 0.052
  9. Vitamin D Supplements and Prevention of Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease. N Engl J Med. 2019 01 03; 380(1):33-44.
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    Score: 0.051
  10. Marine n-3 Fatty Acids and Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer. N Engl J Med. 2019 01 03; 380(1):23-32.
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    Score: 0.051
  11. Breast Cancer Risk From Modifiable and Nonmodifiable Risk Factors Among White Women in the United States. JAMA Oncol. 2016 Oct 01; 2(10):1295-1302.
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    Score: 0.044
  12. Homocysteine metabolism and risk of myocardial infarction: relation with vitamins B6, B12, and folate. Am J Epidemiol. 1996 May 01; 143(9):845-59.
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    Score: 0.043
  13. Physical exercise and reduced risk of nonfatal myocardial infarction. Am J Epidemiol. 1995 Dec 01; 142(11):1147-56.
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    Score: 0.042
  14. Alcohol consumption and breast cancer risk by estrogen receptor status: in a pooled analysis of 20 studies. Int J Epidemiol. 2016 06; 45(3):916-28.
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    Score: 0.041
  15. Association of breast cancer risk loci with breast cancer survival. Int J Cancer. 2015 Dec 15; 137(12):2837-45.
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    Score: 0.041
  16. A prospective study of consumption of carotenoids in fruits and vegetables and decreased cardiovascular mortality in the elderly. Ann Epidemiol. 1995 Jul; 5(4):255-60.
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    Score: 0.041
  17. Vitamin D-associated genetic variation and risk of breast cancer in the breast and prostate cancer cohort consortium (BPC3). Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2015 Mar; 24(3):627-30.
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    Score: 0.039
  18. Additive interactions between susceptibility single-nucleotide polymorphisms identified in genome-wide association studies and breast cancer risk factors in the Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium. Am J Epidemiol. 2014 Nov 15; 180(10):1018-27.
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    Score: 0.039
  19. Trans-fatty acids intake and risk of myocardial infarction. Circulation. 1994 Jan; 89(1):94-101.
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    Score: 0.037
  20. Mediterranean diet and cognitive function in older age. Epidemiology. 2013 Jul; 24(4):490-9.
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    Score: 0.035
  21. Seafood types and age-related cognitive decline in the Women's Health Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2013 Oct; 68(10):1255-62.
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    Score: 0.035
  22. Genome-wide association studies identify four ER negative-specific breast cancer risk loci. Nat Genet. 2013 Apr; 45(4):392-8, 398e1-2.
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    Score: 0.035
  23. Fruit and vegetable intake and risk of breast cancer by hormone receptor status. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2013 Feb 06; 105(3):219-36.
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    Score: 0.034
  24. Dietary fat types and 4-year cognitive change in community-dwelling older women. Ann Neurol. 2012 Jul; 72(1):124-34.
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    Score: 0.033
  25. Carotenoid intakes and risk of breast cancer defined by estrogen receptor and progesterone receptor status: a pooled analysis of 18 prospective cohort studies. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012 Mar; 95(3):713-25.
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    Score: 0.032
  26. Plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D and risk of pancreatic cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012 Jan; 21(1):82-91.
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    Score: 0.032
  27. Prediagnostic plasma IgE levels and risk of adult glioma in four prospective cohort studies. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2011 Nov 02; 103(21):1588-95.
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    Score: 0.031
  28. Intakes of vitamins A, C, and E and use of multiple vitamin supplements and risk of colon cancer: a pooled analysis of prospective cohort studies. Cancer Causes Control. 2010 Nov; 21(11):1745-57.
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    Score: 0.029
  29. Eighteen insulin-like growth factor pathway genes, circulating levels of IGF-I and its binding protein, and risk of prostate and breast cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2010 Nov; 19(11):2877-87.
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    Score: 0.029
  30. Risk of colon cancer and coffee, tea, and sugar-sweetened soft drink intake: pooled analysis of prospective cohort studies. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2010 Jun 02; 102(11):771-83.
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    Score: 0.028
  31. A multistage genome-wide association study in breast cancer identifies two new risk alleles at 1p11.2 and 14q24.1 (RAD51L1). Nat Genet. 2009 May; 41(5):579-84.
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    Score: 0.026
  32. Vitamin D receptor polymorphisms and breast cancer risk: results from the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009 Jan; 18(1):297-305.
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    Score: 0.026
  33. Fat, protein, and meat consumption and renal cell cancer risk: a pooled analysis of 13 prospective studies. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2008 Dec 03; 100(23):1695-706.
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    Score: 0.026
  34. Intakes of coffee, tea, milk, soda and juice and renal cell cancer in a pooled analysis of 13 prospective studies. Int J Cancer. 2007 Nov 15; 121(10):2246-53.
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    Score: 0.024
  35. A prospective cohort study of postmenopausal hormone use and risk of breast cancer in US women. Am J Epidemiol. 1987 Jun; 125(6):939-47.
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    Score: 0.023
  36. Alcohol intake and renal cell cancer in a pooled analysis of 12 prospective studies. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2007 May 16; 99(10):801-10.
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    Score: 0.023
  37. A common 8q24 variant in prostate and breast cancer from a large nested case-control study. Cancer Res. 2007 Apr 01; 67(7):2951-6.
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    Score: 0.023
  38. Dietary carotenoids and risk of colorectal cancer in a pooled analysis of 11 cohort studies. Am J Epidemiol. 2007 Feb 01; 165(3):246-55.
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    Score: 0.022
  39. Intake of the major carotenoids and the risk of epithelial ovarian cancer in a pooled analysis of 10 cohort studies. Int J Cancer. 2006 Nov 01; 119(9):2148-54.
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    Score: 0.022
  40. Methods for pooling results of epidemiologic studies: the Pooling Project of Prospective Studies of Diet and Cancer. Am J Epidemiol. 2006 Jun 01; 163(11):1053-64.
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    Score: 0.021
  41. A pooled analysis of 12 cohort studies of dietary fat, cholesterol and egg intake and ovarian cancer. Cancer Causes Control. 2006 Apr; 17(3):273-85.
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    Score: 0.021
  42. Dietary fiber intake and risk of colorectal cancer: a pooled analysis of prospective cohort studies. JAMA. 2005 Dec 14; 294(22):2849-57.
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    Score: 0.021
  43. A candidate gene approach to searching for low-penetrance breast and prostate cancer genes. Nat Rev Cancer. 2005 12; 5(12):977-85.
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    Score: 0.021
  44. Fruits and vegetables and ovarian cancer risk in a pooled analysis of 12 cohort studies. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2005 Sep; 14(9):2160-7.
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    Score: 0.021
  45. Body mass index and mortality among US male physicians. Ann Epidemiol. 2004 Nov; 14(10):731-9.
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    Score: 0.019
  46. Relation between a diet with a high glycemic load and plasma concentrations of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in middle-aged women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2002 Mar; 75(3):492-8.
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    Score: 0.016
  47. A prospective study of dietary fiber intake and risk of cardiovascular disease among women. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2002 Jan 02; 39(1):49-56.
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    Score: 0.016
  48. Lack of effect of long-term supplementation with beta carotene on the incidence of malignant neoplasms and cardiovascular disease. N Engl J Med. 1996 May 02; 334(18):1145-9.
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    Score: 0.011
  49. Fish consumption and cardiovascular disease in the physicians' health study: a prospective study. Am J Epidemiol. 1995 Jul 15; 142(2):166-75.
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    Score: 0.010
  50. A secondary prevention trial of antioxidant vitamins and cardiovascular disease in women. Rationale, design, and methods. The WACS Research Group. Ann Epidemiol. 1995 Jul; 5(4):261-9.
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    Score: 0.010
  51. Moderate alcohol intake, increased levels of high-density lipoprotein and its subfractions, and decreased risk of myocardial infarction. N Engl J Med. 1993 Dec 16; 329(25):1829-34.
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    Score: 0.009
  52. Low-density lipoprotein subclass patterns and risk of myocardial infarction. JAMA. 1988 Oct 07; 260(13):1917-21.
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    Score: 0.006
  53. Oral contraceptives and breast cancer. A prospective cohort study. JAMA. 1986 Jan 03; 255(1):58-61.
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    Score: 0.005
  54. The 2 x 2 factorial design: its application to a randomized trial of aspirin and carotene in U.S. physicians. Stat Med. 1985 Apr-Jun; 4(2):111-6.
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    Score: 0.005
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