The risk of a subsequent cancer diagnosis after herpes zoster infection: primary care database study.

PubWeight™: 1.02‹?› | Rank: Top 15%

🔗 View Article (PMC 3593559)

Published in Br J Cancer on January 29, 2013

Authors

S J Cotton1, J Belcher, P Rose, S K Jagadeesan, R D Neal

Author Affiliations

1: North Wales Centre for Primary Care Research, College of Health and Behavioural Sciences, Bangor University, Gwenfro 5, Wrexham Technology Park, Wrexham LL13 7YP, UK.

Articles cited by this

Validation of information recorded on general practitioner based computerised data resource in the United Kingdom. BMJ (1991) 17.91

A cytokine-mediated link between innate immunity, inflammation, and cancer. J Clin Invest (2007) 8.54

Use of the UK General Practice Research Database for pharmacoepidemiology. Br J Clin Pharmacol (1998) 7.41

Alarm symptoms in early diagnosis of cancer in primary care: cohort study using General Practice Research Database. BMJ (2007) 4.93

What does epidemiology tell us about risk factors for herpes zoster? Lancet Infect Dis (2004) 4.87

Clinical practice. Herpes zoster. N Engl J Med (2002) 4.72

Infections as a major preventable cause of human cancer. J Intern Med (2000) 3.96

Malignant change arising in tissues affected by herpes. Br Med J (1955) 3.06

Varicella-zoster virus. Clin Microbiol Rev (1996) 3.03

Herpes zoster risk factors in a national cohort of veterans with rheumatoid arthritis. Clin Infect Dis (2009) 2.74

Aging, immunity, and the varicella-zoster virus. N Engl J Med (2005) 2.20

Five misconceptions in cancer diagnosis. Br J Gen Pract (2009) 2.07

Increased risk of stroke after a herpes zoster attack: a population-based follow-up study. Stroke (2009) 1.88

Risk of cancer after herpes zoster: a population-based study. N Engl J Med (1982) 1.69

Agreement between GPRD smoking data: a survey of general practitioners and a population-based survey. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf (2004) 1.61

An overview of variance inflation factors for sample-size calculation. Eval Health Prof (2003) 1.44

Interleukin-10 in viral diseases and cancer: exiting the labyrinth? Immunol Rev (2004) 1.26

Family history as a risk factor for herpes zoster: a case-control study. Arch Dermatol (2008) 1.24

Herpes zoster: epidemiology, natural history, and common complications. J Am Acad Dermatol (2007) 1.24

The risk and prognosis of cancer after hospitalisation for herpes zoster: a population-based follow-up study. Br J Cancer (2004) 1.13

Statin use, hyperlipidaemia, and the risk of breast cancer. Br J Cancer (2002) 1.10

Herpes zoster and occult malignancy. J Am Acad Dermatol (1984) 1.05

Is herpes zoster a marker for occult or subsequent malignancy? Br J Gen Pract (2005) 1.04

Increased risk of a cancer diagnosis after herpes zoster ophthalmicus: a nationwide population-based study. Ophthalmology (2011) 1.00

Herpes zoster and internal malignancy. South Med J (1995) 1.00

Risk of cancer among patients with herpes zoster infection: a population-based study. CMAJ (2012) 0.98

The use of primary care databases: case-control and case-only designs. Fam Pract (2006) 0.92

Gastrointestinal cancer and herpes zoster in adults. Hepatogastroenterology (2003) 0.85

[Herpes zoster and malignancy]. Masui (1993) 0.80

Articles by these authors

Evidence based general practice: a retrospective study of interventions in one training practice. BMJ (1996) 4.16

The Aarhus statement: improving design and reporting of studies on early cancer diagnosis. Br J Cancer (2012) 3.80

Delays in the diagnosis of six cancers: analysis of data from the National Survey of NHS Patients: Cancer. Br J Cancer (2005) 3.77

Epidemiology of hip and knee pain and its impact on overall health status in older adults. Rheumatology (Oxford) (2004) 3.22

Work patterns of general practitioners before and after the introduction of the 1990 contract. Br J Gen Pract (1993) 3.07

Reversal reactions in leprosy and their management. Lepr Rev (1991) 2.75

A systematic review of the literature exploring the role of primary care in genetic services. Fam Pract (1999) 2.62

Diagnostic strategies used in primary care. BMJ (2009) 2.23

Measures of promptness of cancer diagnosis in primary care: secondary analysis of national audit data on patients with 18 common and rarer cancers. Br J Cancer (2013) 2.17

Early discharge of patients with pulmonary embolism: a two-phase observational study. Eur Respir J (2007) 2.08

Prevalence and incidence of adults consulting for shoulder conditions in UK primary care; patterns of diagnosis and referral. Rheumatology (Oxford) (2005) 2.07

Can general practitioners influence the nation's health through a population approach to provision of lifestyle advice? Br J Gen Pract (2000) 1.98

Self-reported health care over the past 10 years: a survey of general practitioners. Br J Gen Pract (1992) 1.95

Cytotoxic activities of Mannich bases of chalcones and related compounds. J Med Chem (1998) 1.74

The accuracy of general practitioner records of smoking and alcohol use: comparison with patient questionnaires. J Public Health Med (2000) 1.71

The association between satisfaction with services provided in primary care and outcomes in Type 2 diabetes mellitus. Diabet Med (2003) 1.70

General practictioners' management of cancer in England: secondary analysis of data from the National Survey of NHS Patients-Cancer. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) (2005) 1.57

Mutation in the Jak kinase JH2 domain hyperactivates Drosophila and mammalian Jak-Stat pathways. Mol Cell Biol (1997) 1.52

Laserlight cues for gait freezing in Parkinson's disease: an open-label study. Parkinsonism Relat Disord (2010) 1.51

A randomized controlled trial of strict glycemic control and tertiary level obstetric care versus routine obstetric care in the management of gestational diabetes: a pilot study. Am J Obstet Gynecol (1997) 1.49

Increasing population levels of physical activity through primary care: GPs' knowledge, attitudes and self-reported practice. Fam Pract (1999) 1.43

Comparison of the health and lifestyle of general practitioners and teachers. Br J Gen Pract (1993) 1.41

Successful treatment of a patient with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) presenting with bony metastases with aggressive antibody and chemotherapy. Clin Lab Haematol (2005) 1.39

The risk of pancreatic cancer in symptomatic patients in primary care: a large case-control study using electronic records. Br J Cancer (2012) 1.38

Care of a child with hypospadias: ethical issues in practice. Br J Nurs (1992) 1.38

Biliary colic on abrupt withdrawal of octreotide. Lancet (1991) 1.38

Acute transverse myelitis and Guillain-Barré overlap syndrome with serological evidence for mumps viraemia. Acta Neurol Scand (2001) 1.38

Identifying symptoms of ovarian cancer: a qualitative and quantitative study. BJOG (2008) 1.33

Selective and sensitive method for PCR amplification of Escherichia coli 16S rRNA genes in soil. Appl Environ Microbiol (2000) 1.33

Amifostine pretreatment for protection against cyclophosphamide-induced and cisplatin-induced toxicities: results of a randomized control trial in patients with advanced ovarian cancer. J Clin Oncol (1996) 1.31

Development of OASYS-2: a system for the analysis of serial measurement of peak expiratory flow in workers with suspected occupational asthma. Thorax (1996) 1.30

Development of isothiocyanate-enriched broccoli, and its enhanced ability to induce phase 2 detoxification enzymes in mammalian cells. Theor Appl Genet (2002) 1.24

Statin use and clinical osteoarthritis in the general population: a longitudinal study. J Gen Intern Med (2013) 1.22

Evaluation of the impact of two educational interventions on GP management of familial breast/ovarian cancer cases: a cluster randomised controlled trial. Br J Gen Pract (2001) 1.20

The risk of oesophago-gastric cancer in symptomatic patients in primary care: a large case-control study using electronic records. Br J Cancer (2012) 1.18

Should smoking be banned in prisons? Tob Control (2007) 1.18

Prevention of coronary platelet aggregation with a phosphodiesterase inhibitor RX-RA 69. Thromb Res (1985) 1.14

Supranormal 25-hydroxyvitamin D and subnormal 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D: their role in X-linked hypophosphatemic rickets. Am J Dis Child (1980) 1.13

Guidelines for referral to a regional genetics service: GPs respond by referring more appropriate cases. Fam Pract (2001) 1.11

Development of an expert system for the interpretation of serial peak expiratory flow measurements in the diagnosis of occupational asthma. Midlands Thoracic Society Research Group. Occup Environ Med (1999) 1.07

Dietary antioxidants and chronic pancreatitis. Hum Nutr Clin Nutr (1986) 1.06

Time for a change? The process of lengthening booking intervals in general practice. Br J Gen Pract (1998) 1.06

Predicting mental health problems in general practitioners. Occup Med (Lond) (1994) 1.05

Molecular analysis of the erythropoietin receptor system in patients with polycythaemia vera. Br J Haematol (1994) 1.03

Amphetamines in the treatment of Parkinson's disease. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry (1975) 1.02

Delays in orthopaedic trauma treatment: setting standards for the time interval between admission and operation. Ann R Coll Surg Engl (2000) 1.01

Toxoplasmosis In Mink. Can J Comp Med Vet Sci (1958) 1.01

Expanding the role of the family history in primary care. Br J Gen Pract (1999) 1.01

Triple versus dual therapy for eradicating Helicobacter pylori and preventing ulcer recurrence: a randomized, double-blind, multicenter study of lansoprazole, clarithromycin, and/or amoxicillin in different dosing regimens. Am J Gastroenterol (1998) 0.98

Personalised cancer follow-up: risk stratification, needs assessment or both? Br J Cancer (2012) 0.98

Circulating vitamin D metabolite concentrations in childhood renal diseases. Kidney Int (1982) 0.97

Serologic evidence of Chlamydia trachomatis infection and risk of preterm birth. CMAJ (1995) 0.96

The effectiveness of national guidance in changing analgesic prescribing in primary care from 2002 to 2009: an observational database study. Eur J Pain (2012) 0.95

Gas chromatographic, mass spectrometric and stable carbon isotopic investigations of organic residues of plant oils and animal fats employed as illuminants in archaeological lamps from Egypt. Analyst (2005) 0.95

Follow-up care for men with prostate cancer and the role of primary care: a systematic review of international guidelines. Br J Cancer (2009) 0.94

Variation in hydrogen cyanide production between different strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Eur Respir J (2011) 0.94

A systematic review of radiographic definitions of foot osteoarthritis in population-based studies. Osteoarthritis Cartilage (2010) 0.94

Home visiting by general practitioners in England and Wales. Phenomena that underpin frequent attendance need clarification. BMJ (1996) 0.93

Treatment of toenail onychomycosis. Prescribing terbinafine to every patient with the condition would be expensive. BMJ (1999) 0.92

Reference intervals for 21 clinical chemistry analytes in arterial and venous umbilical cord blood. Clin Chem (1993) 0.92

Effect of prednisone on growth and bone mineral content in childhood glomerular disease. Am J Dis Child (1978) 0.91

Long-term influence of calcitriol (1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D) and supplemental phosphate in X-linked hypophosphatemic rickets. Pediatrics (1983) 0.91

Elevated D-dimers are also a marker of underlying malignancy and increased mortality in the absence of venous thromboembolism. J Clin Pathol (2010) 0.90

The effect of patient technique and training on the accuracy of self-recorded peak expiratory flow. Eur Respir J (1999) 0.90

25-hydroxy-vitamin D, diet and sunlight exposure in patients admitted to a geriatric unit. Gerontology (1978) 0.90

Identification and characterization of ATP-dependent proton transport by rat liver multivesicular bodies. J Biol Chem (1985) 0.90

A targeted approach significantly increases the identification rate of patients with undiagnosed haemochromatosis. J Intern Med (2003) 0.90

Multiple cutaneous plasmacytomas following an autologous peripheral stem cell transplant. Clin Exp Dermatol (2002) 0.89

Effects of anti-rheumatic gold salts on NF-kappa B mobilization and tumour necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha)-induced neutrophil-dependent cytotoxicity for human endothelial cells. Clin Exp Immunol (2000) 0.89

A new tilt on pelvic radiographs: a pilot study. Skeletal Radiol (2008) 0.89

Pharmacokinetics, safety and tolerability of empagliflozin, a sodium glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor, in patients with hepatic impairment. Diabetes Obes Metab (2013) 0.89

Prostatic symptoms. Isn't use of prostate specific antigen tests just screening by the back door. BMJ (2001) 0.89

Induction of cytochromes P-450 in pancreatic disease: consequence, coincidence or cause? Clin Chim Acta (1985) 0.89

Frequency, demographics and risk (according to tumour type or site) of cancer-associated thrombosis among patients seen at outpatient DVT clinics. Thromb Haemost (2009) 0.88

A comparison of 10 and 14 days of lansoprazole triple therapy for eradication of Helicobacter pylori. Arch Intern Med (1998) 0.88

Factors contributing to the accelerated clearance of theophylline and antipyrine in adults with exocrine pancreatic disease. Clin Sci (Lond) (1989) 0.88

Serine 257 phosphorylation regulates association of polyomavirus middle T antigen with 14-3-3 proteins. J Virol (1998) 0.87

Hereditary haemochromatosis: never seen a case? Br J Gen Pract (2001) 0.87

Online medical genetics resources: a UK perspective. BMJ (2001) 0.86

Comparative clinical and physiological features of Maori, Pacific Islanders and Europeans with sleep related breathing disorders. Respirology (1998) 0.86

Carbohydrate supercompensation and muscle glycogen utilization during exhaustive running in highly trained athletes. Eur J Appl Physiol Occup Physiol (1990) 0.85

Role of glycosphingolipids in HIV-1 entry: requirement of globotriosylceramide (Gb3) in CD4/CXCR4-dependent fusion. Biosci Rep (1999) 0.85

Distemper In Fur Bearing Animals and New Developments In Mink Enteritis. Can J Comp Med Vet Sci (1954) 0.85

Acute arterial thrombosis in acute promyelocytic leukaemia. Clin Lab Haematol (2003) 0.84

Campylobacter jejuni and salmonella in raw red meats: A Public Health Laboratory Service Survey. J Hyg (Lond) (1982) 0.84

Occupational exposure to hydrocarbons and chronic pancreatitis: a case-referent study. Occup Environ Med (1994) 0.84

Modulation of Bcl-2 family proteins in primary endothelial cells during apoptosis. Pathophysiol Haemost Thromb (2002) 0.83

Can one induce premenstrual symptomatology in women with prior hysterectomy and bilateral oophorectomy? J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol (1996) 0.82

Interaction of cytokines and growth factor in the regulation of verotoxin-induced apoptosis in cultured human endothelial cells. Br J Haematol (2001) 0.82

Evaluation of questionnaire on cancer family history on general practice. General practitioners reassure those at low risk and refer those at high risk. BMJ (2000) 0.82

The treatment of chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenia with anti-D (Rho) immunoglobulin: its effectiveness, safety and mechanism of action. Clin Lab Haematol (1988) 0.82

Quantitative assessment of tooth wear, alveolar-crest height and continuing eruption in a Romano-British population. Arch Oral Biol (1985) 0.82

Intragastric balloons. Short term solution to a long term problem? J R Coll Surg Edinb (1985) 0.82

High D-dimer levels at presentation in patients with venous thromboembolism is a marker of adverse clinical outcomes. Br J Haematol (2006) 0.81

Influence of acetabular and femoral version on fractures of the femoral neck. Clin Orthop Relat Res (2009) 0.81

Adverse reactions following pregnancy in patients with borderline (dimorphous) leprosy. Lepr Rev (1975) 0.81

Reaction time and movement time in children with a Developmental Coordination Disorder. J Child Psychol Psychiatry (1992) 0.81

Frequent attenders. Fam Pract (1995) 0.81