Brian Cox

Epidemiologist

Specialisation

Publications

Chapter in Book - Research

International Agency for Research on Cancer, including Cox, B., & Sneyd, M. J. (2008). Meta-analysis of observational studies on vitamin D levels and colorectal, breast and prostate cancer and colorectal adenoma. In Vitamin D and cancer [IARC Working Group Reports: Vol. 5]. (pp. 100-112). Lyon, France: IARC.

 

Journal - Research Article

Gandini, S., Boniol, M., Haukka, J., Byrnes, G., Cox, B., Sneyd, M. J., … Autier, P. (2011). Meta-analysis of observational studies of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and colorectal, breast and prostate cancer and colorectal adenoma. International Journal of Cancer128(6), 1414-1424. doi: 10.1002/ijc.25439

Sneyd, M. J., & Cox, B. (2011). Clinical and histologic factors associated with melanoma thickness in New Zealand Europeans, Maori, and Pacific Peoples. Cancer117(11), 2489-2498. doi: 10.1002/cncr.25795

Cox, B., & Sneyd, M. J. (2011). School milk and risk of colorectal cancer: A national case-control study.American Journal of Epidemiology173(4), 394-403. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwq390

Skegg, K., Firth, H., Gray, A., & Cox, B. (2010). Suicide by occupation: Does access to means increase the risk? Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry44(5), 429-434. doi: 10.3109/00048670903487191

Cox, B., Ballard-Barbash, R., Broeders, M., Dowling, E., Malila, N., Shumak, R., … Miglioretti, D. (2010). Recording of hormone therapy and breast density in breast screening programs: Summary and recommendations of the International Cancer Screening Network. Breast Cancer Research & Treatment,124(3), 793-800. doi: 10.1007/s10549-010-0893-0

Cox, B., Richardson, A., Graham, P., Gislefoss, R. E., Jellum, E., & Rollag, H. (2010). Breast cancer, cytomegalovirus and Epstein-Barr virus: A nested case-control study. British Journal of Cancer102, 1665-1669. doi: 10.1038/sj.bjc.6605675

Stevens, G., Stevens, W., Purchuri, S., Kolbe, J., & Cox, B. (2009). Radiotherapy utilisation in lung cancer in New Zealand: Disparities with optimal rates explained. New Zealand Medical Journal,122(1306). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/122-1306/3885/content.pdf

Sneyd, M. J., & Cox, B. (2009). Melanoma in Maori, Asian, and Pacific Peoples in New Zealand. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention18(6), 1706-1713. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-08-0682

Beatty, S., Stevens, W., Stevens, G., Kolbe, J., & Cox, B. (2009). Lung cancer patients in New Zealand initially present to secondary care through the emergency department rather than by referral to a respiratory specialist. New Zealand Medical Journal122(1294). Retrieved fromhttp://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/122-1294/3584/content.pdf

Stevens, W., Stevens, G., Kolbe, J., & Cox, B. (2008). Varied routes of entry into secondary care and delays in the management of lung cancer in New Zealand. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology,4(2), 98-106. doi: 10.1111/j.1743-7563.2008.00158.x

Richardson, A., Fletcher, L., Sneyd, M. J., Cox, B., & Reeder, A. I. (2008). The incidence and thickness of cutaneous malignant melanoma in New Zealand 1994-2004. New Zealand Medical Journal,121(1279). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/121-1279/3189/content.pdf

Cox, B. (2008). The effect of service screening on breast cancer mortality rates. European Journal of Cancer Prevention17(4), 306-311.

Stevens, W., Stevens, G., Kolbe, J., & Cox, B. (2008). Management of stages I and II non-small-cell lung cancer in a New Zealand study: Divergence from international practice and recommendations. Internal Medicine Journal38(10), 758-768. doi: 10.1111/j.1445-5994.2007.01523.x

Stevens, W., Stevens, G., Kolbe, J., & Cox, B. (2008). Ethnic differences in the management of lung cancer in New Zealand. Journal of Thoracic Oncology3(3), 237-244. doi: 10.1097/JTO.0b013e3181653d08

Stevens, W., Stevens, G., Kolbe, J., & Cox, B. (2008). Comparison of New Zealand Cancer Registry data with an independent lung cancer audit. New Zealand Medical Journal121(1276). Retrieved fromhttp://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/121-1276/3119/content.pdf

Wright, C., Reeder, A. I., Gray, A., & Cox, B. (2008). Child sun protection: Sun-related attitudes mediate the association between children's knowledge and behaviours. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health,44(12), 692-698. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2008.01408.x

Aldington, S., Harwood, M., Cox, B., Weatherall, M., Beckert, L., Hansell, A., … Beasley, R., on behalf of the Cannabis and Respiratory Disease Research Group. (2008). Cannabis use and risk of lung cancer: A case-control study. European Respiratory Journal31(2), 280-286. doi: 10.1183/09031936.00065707

Aldington, S., Harwood, M., Cox, B., Weatherall, M., Beckert, L., Hansell, A., … Beasley, R., for the Cannabis and Respiratory Disease Research Group. (2008). Cannabis use and cancer of the head and neck: Case-control study. Otolaryngology: Head & Neck Surgery138, 374-380. doi: 10.1016/j.otohns.2007.12.002

Dachs, G. U., Currie, M. J., McKenzie, F., Jeffreys, M., Cox, B., Foliaki, S., … Robinson, B. A. (2008). Cancer disparities in indigenous Polynesian populations: Māori, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific people.Lancet Oncology9(5), 473-484. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(08)70127-X

Firth, H., Gray, A., Carpenter, L. M., & Cox, B. (2007). Cancer mortality by occupation among New Zealand women: 1988-1997. New Zealand Medical Journal120(1266). Retrieved fromhttp://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/120-1266/2833/content.pdf

Cox, B., Sneyd, M. J., Paul, C., & Skegg, D. C. G. (2006). Risk factors for prostate cancer: A national case-control study. International Journal of Cancer119, 1690-1694.

Journal - Research Other

Sneyd, M. J., & Cox, B. (2011). Commentary: Decreasing response rates require investigators to quantify and report the impact of selection bias in case-control studies. International Journal of Epidemiology40(5), 1355-1357. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyr123

Cox, B., & Sneyd, M. J. (2009). PSA testing in asymptomatic men to diagnose prostate cancer remains experimental [Editorial]. New Zealand Medical Journal122(1296). Retrieved fromhttp://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/122-1296/3640/content.pdf

Boyle, P., Anderson, B. O., Andersson, L. C., Ariyaratne, Y., Auleley, G.-R., Barbacid, M., … Cox, B., … Zheng, T. (2008). Need for global action for cancer control [Editorial]. Annals of Oncology19(9), 1519-1521. doi: 10.1093/ANNONC/MDN426