Selected Publications



A single nucleotide polymorphism in inflammatory gene RNASEL predicts outcome after radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer.
Schoenfeld JD, Margalit DN, Kasperzyk JL, Shui IM, Rider JR, Epstein MM, Meisner A, Kenfield SA, Martin NE, Nguyen PL, Kantoff PW, Giovannucci EL,Stampfer MJ, Mucci LA. Clin Cancer Res. 2013 Mar 15;19(6):1612-9. PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3602407.

Vitamin D-related genetic variation, plasma vitamin D, and risk of lethal prostate cancer: a prospective nested case-control study.
Shui IM, Mucci LA, Kraft P, Tamimi RM, Lindstrom S, Penney KL, Nimptsch K, Hollis BW, Dupre N, Platz EA, Stampfer MJ, Giovannucci E. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2012 May 2;104(9):690-9. PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3341310

SMAD4-depedent barrier constrains prostate cancer growth and metastatic progression.
Ding Z, Wu CJ, Chu GC, Xiao Y, Ho D, Zhang J, Perry SR, Wu X, Lis R, Hoshida Y, Hiller D, Hu B, Jiang S, Labrot ES, Zheng H, Stegh AH, Scott KL, Signoretti S, El-Bardessy NM, Wang YA, Hill D, Golub TR, Stampfer MJ, Wong WH, Loda M, Mucci L, Chin L, DePinho RA. Nature 2011;470(7333):269-73.

Coffee consumption and prostate cancer risk and progression in the Health Professionals Follow-up Study.
Wilson KM, Kasperzyk JL, Rider JR, Kenfield S, van Dam RM, Stampfer MJ, Giovannucci E, Mucci LA. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2011 Jun 8;103(11):876-84. PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3110172.

Immunohistochemical expression of BRCA1 and lethal prostate cancer.
Fiorentino M, Judson G, Penney K, Flavin R, Stark J, Fiore C, Fall K, Martin N, Ma J, Sinnott J, Giovannucci E, Stampfer M, Sesso HD, Kantoff PW, Loda M, Mucci L. Cancer Res 2010;70(8):3136-9. PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3049266.

Immediate Risk of Suicide and Cardiovascular Death Following a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis in the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program.
Fang F, Keating N, Mucci L, Adami HO, Stampfer M, Valdimarsdottir U, Fall K.
J Natl Cancer Institute 2010; 102(5):307-14.

Prospective Study of Trichomonas vaginalis infection and prostate cancer incidence and mortality: Physicians’ Health Study.
Stark JR, Judson G, Alderete JF, Mundodi V, Kucknoor AS, Giovannucci E, Platz EA, Sutcliffe S, Fall K, Kurth T, Ma J, Stampfer MJ, Mucci LA.  J Natl Cancer Inst 2009;101(20):1406-11. PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2765259.

Do Genetic Factors Explain the Association Between Poor Oral Health and Cardiovascular Disease? A Prospective Study Among Swedish Twins.
Mucci LA, Hsieh CC, Williams PL, Arora M, Adami HO, de Faire U, Douglass CW, Pedersen NL.  Am J Epidemiol 2009;170(5):615-21. PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2732988.

Prospective study of prostate tumor angiogenesis and cancer-specific mortality in the Health Professionals Follow-up Study.
Mucci LA, Powolny A, Giovannucci E, Liao Z, Kenfield S, Shen R, Stampfer MJ, Clinton SK.  J Clin Oncology 2009; Nov 20;27(33):5627-33. PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2792955.

Gleason score and lethal prostate cancer: does 3+4 = 4+3?
Stark JR, Perner S, Stampfer MJ, Sinnott JA, Finn S, Eisenstein A, Kurth T, Loda M, Giovannucci E, Rubin MA, Mucci LA.  J Clin Oncol 2009;27(21):3459-64. PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2717753.


Lifestyle and dietary factors in the prevention of lethal prostate cancer.
Wilson KM, Giovannucci EL and Mucci LA. Asian J Androl 2012;14(3):365-74.

PSA screening for prostate cancer remains controversial (Editorial).
Stark JR, Mucci LA, Rothman K, Adami HO.
BMJ 2009; 339:b3601

Vitamin D and prostate cancer: a less sunny outlook?
Mucci LA
, Spiegelman D. J Natl Cancer Inst 2008; 100(11):759-61.


Giovannucci E, Platz EA and Mucci L. Epidemiology of prostate cancer. In: PT Scardino, WM Linehan, MJ Zelefsky, NJ Vogelzang, BI Rini, BH Bochner and J Sheinfeld, editors. Comprehensive Textbook of Genitourinary Oncology, 4 ed. Baltimore, MD: Lippincott Williams & Filkins; 2011.

Mucci LA, Signorello L, Adami HO. Prostate Cancer. In: Adami HO, Hunter D, Trichopoulos D, editors.  Cancer epidemiology: causes and occurrence of cancer, 2nd Edition. New York: Oxford University Press; 2008.