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Palm F, Kleemann T, Dos Santos M, Urbanek C, Buggle F, Safer A, Hennerici MG, Becher H, Zahn R, Grau AJ (2013)
Stroke due to atrial fibrillation in a population-based stroke registry (Ludwigshafen stroke Study) CHADS(2), CHA(2) DS(2) -VASc score, underuse of oral anticoagulation, and implications for preventive measures. Eur J Neurol 20:117-23
Ulrich CM, Toriola AT, Siegel EM3, Brenner H, Chang-Claude J, Abbenhardt C, Kotzmann J,  Song X, Owen R, Hoffmeister M, Becher H, Shibata D, Potter JD, Vickers K, Rush SK, Makar K, Würtele G, Haupner R, Peters U, Sellers TA, Grady W on behalf of the ColoCare Consortium (2013)
Plasma 25(OH)D3, folate, and vitamin B12 biomarkers among international colorectal cancer patients: a pilot study. Journal of Nutritional Science 2: e9.

Reiss K, Berger U, Winkler V, Voigtländer S, Becher H, Razum O (2013)
Assessing the effect of regional deprivation on mortality avoiding compositional bias: a natural experiment. J Epidemiol Community Health 67:213-218. 

Ouédraogo N, Kagoné M, Sié A, Becher H, Müller O (2013)
Immunization coverage in young children: A study nested into a health and demographic surveillance system in Burkina Faso. Journal of Tropical Pediatrics  (in press).

Geiger C, Agustar HK, Compaor G, Coulibaly B, Sié A, Becher H, Lanzer M, Jänisch T (2013)
Declining malaria parasite prevalence and trends of asymptomatic parasitaemia in a seasonal transmission setting in north-western Burkina Faso between 2000 and 2009--2012. Malaria Journal 12:27.

Palm F, Santos MD, Urbanek C, Greulich M, Zimmer K, Safer A, Grau AJ, Becher H (2013)
Stroke seasonality associations with subtype, etiology and laboratory results in the Ludwigshafen Stroke Study (LuSSt). Eur J Epidemiol. Feb 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Hofman K, Blomstedt Y, Addei S, Kalage R, Maredza M, Sankoh O, Bangha M, Kahn K, Becher H, Haafkens J, Kinsman J (2013)
Addressing research capacity for health equity and the social determinants of health in three African countries: the INTREC programme. Global Health Action 6: 1-7.

Ouédraogo N, Kagoné M, Sié A, Becher H, Müller O (2013)
Timeliness and Out-of-Sequence Vaccination among Young Children in Burkina Faso – Analysis of Health and Demographic Surveillance System (HDSS) Data. International Journal of Tropical Disease & Health 3: 45-56.

Deckert A, Winkler V, Meisinger C, Heier M, Becher H (2013)
Myocardial infarction incidence and ischemic heart disease mortality: overall and trend results in repatriates, Germany. Eur J Public Health (in press)

Palm F, Urbanek C, Wolf J, Buggle F, Kleemann T, Hennerici MG, Inselmann G, Hagar M, Safer A, Becher H, Grau AJ. (2012)
Etiology, Risk Factors and Sex Differences in Ischemic Stroke in the Ludwigshafen Stroke Study, a Population-Based Stroke Registry. Cerebrovasc Dis 33:69-75.

Winkler V, Holleczek B, Stegmaier C, Becher H (2012)
Prostate cancer in Germany among migrants from the Former Soviet Union. Glob Health Action 5:9135.

Rankin J, Lorenz E, Neuhann F, Ye M, Sie A, Becher H, Ramroth H (2012)
Exploring the role narrative free-text plays in discrepancies between physician coding and the InterVA regarding determination of malaria as cause of death, in a malaria holo-endemic region. Malaria Journal 11:51.

Kuhrs E, Winkler V, Becher H (2012)
Risk factors for cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases among ethnic Germans from the former Soviet Union: results of a nested case-control study. BMC Public Health. 12:190.

Louis V, Louis VR, Bals J, Tiendrebéogo J, Bountogo M, Ramroth H, De Allegri M, Traoré C, Beiersmann C, Coulibaly B, Yé M, Jahn A, Becher H, Müller O (2012)
Long-term effects of malaria prevention with  insecticide-treated mosquito nets on morbidity and mortality in  African children: randomised controlled trial. Trop Med Int Hlth 17: 733-741.

Ramroth H, Lorenz E, Rankin JC, Fottrell E, Ye M, Neuhann F, Ssennono M, Sie A, Byass P, Becher H (2012)
Cause of death distribution with InterVA and physician coding in a rural area of Burkina Faso. Trop Med Int Hlth 17:904-913.

Grau AJ, Ling P, Palm F, Urbanek Ch, Becher H, Buggle F (2012)
Childhood and adult social conditions and risk of stroke. Cerebrovasc Dis 33: 385-391.

Kynast-Wolf G, Wakilzadeh W, Coulibaly B, Schnitzler P, Traoré C, Becher H, Müller O. (2012)
ITN protection, MSP1 antibody levels and malaria episodes in young children of rural Burkina Faso. Acta Tropica  123: 117-122 .

Becher H, Lorenz E, Royston P, Sauerbrei W (2012)
Analysing covariates with spike at zero: a modified FP procedure and conceptual issues. Biometrical Journal 54: 686-700.

Heukelbach J, Sonnberg S, Becher H, Mello I, Speare R, Oliveira FA (2011)
Ovicidal efficacy of high concentration dimeticone: a new era of head lice treatment. J Am Acad Dermatol 64:e61-2.

Schoeps A, Gabrysch S, Niamba L, Sié A, Becher H (2011)
The Effect of Distance to Health Care Facilities on Childhood Mortality in rural Burkina Faso. Am J Epid 173:492–498.

Rudolph E, Dyckhoff G, Becher H, Dietz A, Ramroth H (2011)
Effects of tumour stage, co-morbidity and therapy on survival of  laryngeal cancer patients - a systematic review and a meta-analysis. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 268:165-79.

Becher H, Winkler V (2011)
Lung cancer mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa. Int J Cancer 129:1537-9.

Winkler V, Becher H (2011)
Predicting lung cancer deaths from smoking prevalence data. Lung Cancer 74:170-7.169.

Ramroth H, Dietz A, Becher H (2011)
Intensity and inhalation of smoking in the aetiology of laryngeal cancer. Int J Environmental Research and Public Health 8:976-84.170.

Volodina A, Bertsche T, Kostev K, Winkler V, Haefeli WE, Becher H (2011)
Drug utilization patterns and reported health status in ethnic German migrants (Aussiedler) in Germany: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health 11:509.171.

Ramroth H, Risch A, Ahrens W, Dietz A, Becher H (2011)
Occupational asbestos exposure as a risk factor for laryngeal carcinoma in a population-based case-control study from Germany. Am J Ind Med 54:510-4.

Ramroth H, Schoeps A, Rudolph E, Dyckhoff G, Plinkert P, Lippert B, Feist K, Delank KW, Scheuermann K, Baier G, Ott I, Chenouda S, Becher H, Dietz A. (2011)
Factors predicting survival after diagnosis of laryngeal cancer. Oral Oncol 47:1154-8.

Forßbohm M, Kropp R, Loytved G, Neher A, Simma M, Rabbow M, Becher H (2011)
Tod an behandlungsbedürftiger Tuberkulose oder an Begleitkrankheiten? Ein Beitrag zur Letalität und Mortalität der Tuberkulose in Deutschland. Pneumologie 65:607-614.

Ott JJ, Paltiel AM, Winkler V, Becher H (2010): 
The impact of duration of residence on cause-specific mortality: a cohort study of migrants from the Former Soviet Union residing in Israel and Germany. Health Place 16: 79-84. 

Royston P, Sauerbrei W, Becher H (2010)
Modelling continuous exposures with a 'spike' at zero: a new procedure based on fractional polynomials. Statistics in Medicine 29:1219-27. 

Oster N, Rohrbach P, Sanchez S, Andrews K, Kammer J, Coulibaly B, Stieglbauer G, Becher H, Lanzer M (2010)
Apparent bias for P. falciparum parasites carrying the wild-type pfcrt allele in the placenta. Parasitol Res. 106:1065-70.  

Kynast-Wolf G, Preuß M, Sié A, Kouyaté B, Becher H (2010)
Seasonal patterns of cardiovascular disease mortality of adults in Burkina Faso, West Africa. Trop Med Int Health. 2010 Jul 27. [Epub ahead of print]

Deckert A, Winkler V, Paltiel A, Razum O, Becher H (2010)
Time trends in cardiovascular disease mortality in Russia and Germany from 1980 to 2007 - are there migration effects? BMC Public Health. 10:488.

Palm F, Urbanek Ch, Rose S, Buggle F, Bode B, Hennerici M, Schmieder K, Inselmann G, Reiter R, Fleischer R, Piplack KO, Safer A, Becher H, Grau AJ (2010) 
Stroke incidence and survival in Ludwigshafen a.Rh., Germany. The Ludwigshafen Stroke Study (LuSSt) Stroke 41:1865-70. 

Sonnberg S, Oliveira FA, Araújo de Melo IL, de Melo Soares MM, Becher H, Heukelbach J (2010) 
Ex Vivo Development of Eggs from Head Lice (Pediculus humanus capitis). The Open Dermatology Journal 4: 82-89.

Sié A, Louis VR, Gbangou A, Müller O, Niamba L, Stieglbauer G, Yé M, Kouyaté B, Sauerborn R, Becher H (2010)
The Health and Demographic Surveillance System (HDSS) in Nouna, Burkina Faso, 1993-2007 Global Health Action 3: 5284 - DOI: 10.3402/gha.v3i0.5284.

Becher H (2010)
Analyses of mortality clustering at member HDSSs within the INDEPTH Network - an important public health issue (Guest Editorial). Global Health Action Supplement 1: 2010. DOI: 10.3402/gha.v3i0.5476.

Becher H, Winkler V (2010)
Global cancer cases and lung cancer in Sub-Saharan Africa. BMJ rapid response. http://www.bmj.com/cgi/eletters/340/jun08_2/c3041#239457.Schoeps

Grau AJ, Barth C, Geletneky B, Ling P, Palm F, Lichy C, Becher H, Buggle F: Association between recent sport activity, sport activity in young adulthood and subtypes of stroke. Stroke 2009; 40:426-3. 

Ott JJ, Paltiel AM, Becher H: Non-communicable disease mortality and life expectancy of migrants from the Former Soviet Union in Israel. A comparison between country of origin and host country. Bull WHO 2009; 87: 20-29. 

Becher H, Khomski P, Kauermann G, Kouyaté B: Using Penalized Splines to Model Age- and Season-of-Birth-Dependent Effects of Childhood Mortality Risk Factors in Rural Burkina Faso. Biometrical Journal 2009; 51:110-122. 

Ronellenfitsch U, Kyobutungi C, Ott JJ, Paltiel AM, Razum O, Schwarzbach M, Winkler V, Becher H: Stomach cancer mortality in two large cohorts of migrants from the former Soviet Union to Israel and Germany: are there implications for prevention? Gastroenterology & Hepatology 2009; 21:409-16. 

Ng N, Winkler V, Van Minh H, Tesfaye F, Wall S, Becher H: Predicting lung cancer Death in Africa and Asia: Differences with WHO estimates. Cancer Causes Control 200920:721-30. 

Abbasi R, Ramroth H, Becher H, Dietz A, Schmezer P, Popanda O: Laryngeal cancer risk associated with smoking and alcohol consumption is modified by genetic polymorphisms in ERCC5, ERCC6, and RAD23B but not by polymorphisms in five other nucleotide excision repair genes. Int J Cancer 2009; 125:1431-1439.   

Winkler V, Ott JJ, Holleczek B, Stegmaier C, Becher H: Cancer profile of migrants from the Former Soviet Union in Germany: Incidence and Mortality. Cancer Causes Control 2009 (in press) 

Ramroth  H, Ndugwa RP, Müller O, Yé Y, Sié A,  Kouyaté  B, Becher H: Decreasing childhood mortality and increasing proportion of malaria deaths in rural Burkina Faso. Global Health Action 2, 2009. 

Becher H: Dying to count: mortality surveillance in resource-poor countries. by Edward Fottrell (Invited Commentary) Global Health Action 2, 2009. 

Winkler V, Ott J, Becher H: Reliability of coding causes of death with ICD-10 in Germany. International Journal of Public Health 2009 [Epub ahead of print]  

Grau AJ, Preusch MR, Palm F, Lichy C, Becher H, Buggle F: Association of symptoms of chronic bronchitis and frequent flu-like illnesses with stroke. Stroke 2009; 40:3206-10.    

Becher H, Kostev K, Schröder-Bernhardi D: Validity and representativeness of the ‘Disease Analyzer’ patient database for use in pharmacoepidemiological and pharmacoeconomic studies. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2009; 47:617-26. 

Barniol  J, Niemann S, Louis V, Brodhun B, Dreweck C, Richter E, Becher H, Haas W, Junghanss T: Transmission dynamics of pulmonary tuberculosis between autochthonous and immigrant sub-populations. BMC Infections 2009; 4;9:197.  

Mulholland EK, Smith L, Carneiro I, Becher H, Lehmann D (2008)
Equity and child survival strategies. Bull WHO 86, 399-407.   

Ott JJ, Paltiel AM, Winkler V, Becher H (2008)
Chronic disease mortality associated with infectious agents: A comparative cohort study of migrants from the former Soviet Union in Israel and Germany. BMC Public Health 8:110  

Kouyate B, Some F, Jahn A, Coulibali B, Erikson J, Sauerborn R, Gustafson L, Tompson G, Becher H, Müller O (2008)
Process and effects of a community intervention on malaria in rural Burkina Faso: randomized controlled trial.  Malaria Journal 7:50

Ramroth H, Dietz A, Becher H. (2008): Occupational wood dust exposure and the risk of laryngeal cancer. A population based case-control study in Germany.  Am J Ind Med; 51:648-55.  

Ramroth H, Dietz A, Becher H. (2008): Environmental tobacco smoke and laryngeal cancer: results from a population-based case-control study. Eur Archives Oto-Rhino-Laryngology; 265:1367-71.   

Ndugwa RP, Ramroth H, Müller O, Jasseh M, Sié A, Kouyaté BD, Greenwood BM, Becher H (2008)  
Comparison of all-cause and malaria-specific mortality from two West African countries with different malaria transmission patterns. Malaria Journal 7:15 

Becher H, Kynast-Wolf G, Sié A, Ndugwa R, Ramroth H, Kouyaté B, Müller O (2008) 
Patterns of malaria, cause-specific and all-cause mortality in a malaria endemic area of West Africa. Am J Trop Med Hyg 78: 106-113.

Ott JJ, Winkler V, Kyobutungi C, Laki J, Becher H (2008)
Effects of residential changes and time patterns on external cause mortality in migrants: Results of a German cohort study. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health 36:524-31.

Müller O, De Allegri M, Becher H, Tiendrebogo J, Beiersmann C, Ye M, Kouyate B, Sie A, Jahn A (2008) 
Distribution systems of ITN for malaria control in rural Burkina Faso: cluster-randomized controlled trial. PLoS One 11;3(9).

De Allegri M, Pokhrel S, Becher H, Dong H, Mansmann U, Kouyaté B, Kynast-Wolf G, Gbangou A, Sanon M, Bridges J, Sauerborn R (2008)
Step-wedge cluster-randomised community-based trials: An application to the study of the impact of community health insurance. Health Res Policy Syst. 6:10.  

Becher H, Razum O, Kyobutungi C, Laki L, Ott JJ, Ronellenfitsch U, Winkler V. (2007)
Mortalität von Aussiedlern aus der ehemaligen Sowjetunion: Ergebnisse einer Kohortenstudie.  Deutsches Ärzteblatt 104: A 1655-1661.

Sarker M, Jatoi I, Becher H (2007)
Racial differences in Breast cancer Survival in woman under age 60. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment 106:135-41. 

Müller O, Becher H,  Garenne M, Sie A, Kouyaté B (2007)
Malnutrition, zinc deficiency and malaria in Africa. The Lancet 369:2155-2156.

Garenne M, Becher H, Ye Y, Kouyate B, Müller O. (2007)
Sex-specific responses to zinc supplementation in Nouna, Burkina Faso. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 44:619-28.

Henneicke-von Zepelin H-H, Meden H, Kostev K, Schröder-Bernhardi D, Stammwitz U, Becher H (2007)
Isopropanolic black cohosh extract and recurrence-free survival after breast cancer. Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 2007 March;45(3):143-54.  

Yé Y, Traoré C, Meissner P, Coulibaly B, Becher H, Müller O (2007)
Ability of mothers to diagnose fever and anaemia in young children of a West African malaria endemic region. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology 101:297-303. 

Ndugwa RP, Müller O, Kouyaté B, Becher H, Ramroth H (2007)
Improving malaria mortality estimates for rural Africa by adding further studies (letter). Int J Epidemiol 36: 242-243.

De Allegri M, Kouyate B, Becher H, Gbangou A, Pokhrel S, Sanon M, Sauerborn R (2006)
Understanding enrolment in community health insurance in Sub-Saharan Africa: population-based case-control study in rural Burkina Faso. Bull WHO 84, 852-858.

Müller O, Becher H (2006)
Malnutrition and childhood mortality in developing countries (letter). Lancet 17;367(9527)1978

Hammer GP, Kouyaté B, Becher H (2006)
Risk factors for childhood mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. A comparison of data from a national survey and information from a demographic surveillance system. Acta Tropica.98 :212-8. 

Hammer GP, Some F, Müller O, Kynast-Wolf G, Kouyate B, Becher H (2006) 
Pattern of cause-specific childhood mortality in a malaria endemic area of Burkina Faso. Malaria Journal Jun 8;5(1)47  

Kyobutungi C, Ronellenfitsch U, Razum O, Becher H (2006)
Mortality from cancer among ethnic German immigrants from the Former Soviet Union, in Germany. Eur J Cancer 42:2577-84. 

Winkler V, Gbangou A, Kouyaté B, Becher H (2006)
A simple method to estimate tobacco-related lung cancer deaths in sub-Saharan Africa. Meth Inf Med  45:397-403. 

Stich A, Oster N, Abdel-Aziz IZ, Stieglbauer G, Coulibaly B, Wickert H, McLean J, Kouyaté B, Becher H, Lanzer M. (2006)
Malaria in a holoendemic area of Burkina Faso: A cross-sectional study. Parasitology Research 98:596-9. 

Ronellenfitsch U, Kyobutungi C, Becher H, Razum O (2006)
All-cause and Cardiovascular mortality among ethnic German immigrants from the Former Soviet Union: A cohort study BMC Public Health  Jan 26;6:16. 

Collenberg E, Ouedraogo T, Ganamé J, Fickenscher H, Kynast-Wolf G, Becher H, Kouyaté B,  Kräusslich HG, Sangaré L, Tebit, DM (2006)
Seroprevalence of six different viruses among pregnant women and blood donors in rural and urban Burkina Faso: A comparative analysis. Journal of Medical Virology 78:683-692 

Kyobutungi C, Ronellenfitsch U, Razum O,  Becher H (2006)
Mortality from external causes among ethnic German immigrants from former Soviet Union countries, in Germany. European Journal of Public Health 16:376-82

Müller O, Traoré C, Kouyaté B, Yé Y, Frey C, Coulibaly B, Becher H (2006) 
Effects of insecticide-treated bednets during early infancy in  an African area of intense malaria transmission: a randomized controlled  trial. Bull WHO 84: 120-126

Ramroth H, Dietz A , Becher H (2006)
Rauchen und Alkohol sind Hauptrisikofaktoren für Kehlkopfkrebs. Ergebnisse einer deutschen Fall-Kontroll-Studie im europäischen Vergleich. Deutsches Ärzteblatt 103: A 1078-1083.

Kynast-Wolf G, Hammer GP, Müller O, Kouyaté B, Becher H (2006)
Season of death and birth predict patterns of mortality in Burkina Faso. International Journal of Epidemiology 35:427-35.

Jahn A, Kynast-Wolf G, Kouyaté B, Becher H (2006)
Multiple pregnancy in rural Burkina Faso: Frequency, survival and use of health services. Acta Obstetrica et Gynecologica Scandinavica 85:26-32. 

Kyobutungi C, Grau A, Stieglbauer G, Becher H (2005) 
Absolute temperature, temperature changes and stroke risk: A case-crossover study. Eur J Epidemiol 20: 693-698.

Becher H, Ramroth H, Ahrens W, Risch A, Schmezer P, Dietz A (2005)  
Occupation, exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and laryngeal cancer risk  International Journal of Cancer 116: 451-457.

Ronellenfitsch, U, Kyobutungi C, Becher H, Razum O (2004) 
Large-scale, population-based epidemiological studies with record linkage can be done in Germany. Eur J Epidemiol 19: 1073-1074.

Berke O, Becher H (2004)
Ein Fallbeispiel zur geografischen Risikoanalyse mittles der räumlichen relativen Risikofunktion: Eine Expositionskarte für die Echinokokkose in Niedersachsen. Informatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie in Medizin und Biologie 35: 195-206.

Bischoff U, Becher H, Dreweck C, Haas W, Richter E, Niemann S, Junghanss T (2004)
Prospective molecular epidemiological study on transmission of pulmonary tuberculosis and migration Meth Inform Med 43: 475-478.

Ramroth H, Dietz A, Becher H (2004)
Interaction effects and population attributable risks for smoking and alcohol on laryngeal cancer and its subsites: a case-control study from Germany. Meth Inform Med 43: 499-504.

Dörfer CE, Becher H, Ziegler CM, Kaiser C, Lutz R, Jorss D, Lichy C, Buggle F, Bultmann S, Preusch M, Grau AJ (2004) 
The association of gingivitis and periodontitis with ischemic stroke. J Clin Periodontol.  31:396-401.

Frentzel-Beyme R, Becher H, Salzer-Kuntschik M, Kotz R, Salzer M (2004)
Factors affecting then incident juvenile bon tumors in an Austrian Case-Control study. Journal of Cancer Detection and Prevention  28:159-169.

Dietz A, Ramroth H, Urban T, Ahrens W, Becher H (2004)
Exposure to cement dust, related occupational groups and laryngeal cancer risk: Results of a population based case-control study.  International Journal of Cancer 108: 907-911.

Grau A, Becher H, Ziegler CM, Lichy C, Buggle F, Kaiser C, Lutz R, Bültmann S, Preusch1 M, Dörfer  CE (2004) 
Periodontitis as a Risk Factor for Ischemic Stroke. Stroke 35: 496-501.

Becher, H, Müller, O, Jahn, A, Gbangou, A, Kynast-Wolf, G, Kouyaté B (2004) 
Risk factors of infant and child mortality in rural Burkina Faso. Bull WHO 82: 265-273. 

Schirmer RH, Coulibaly B, Stich A, Scheiwein M, Merkle H, Eubel J, Becker K, Becher H, Müller O, Zich T, Schiek W, Kouyate B (2003)
Methylene blue as an antimalarial agent. Redox Rep. 8:272-275

Sankoh, OA, Kynast-Wolf G, Kouyaté B, Becher H (2003)
Patterns of adult and old-age mortality in rural Burkina Faso. Journal of Public Health Medicine 25: 372-376.

Jatoi I, Becher H, Leake CR (2003)
Widening disparity in survival among Caucasians and African Americans with breast cancer in the US Department of Defense Healthcare system. Cancer 98:894-899. 

Razum O, Becher H, Kapaun A, Junghanss T (2003)
SARS, lay epidemiology, and fear.  The Lancet 361:1739-1740.

Müller O, Garenne M, Reitmeier P, Baltussen van Zweeden A, Kouyaté B, Becher H (2003)
Effect of zinc supplementation on growth in West African children: a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial in rural Burkina Faso. Int J Epidemiol 32: 1098-1102.

Risch A, Ramroth R, Raedts V, Radjaee-Behbahani N, Schmezer P, Bartsch H, Becher H, Dietz A (2003)
Genetic Polymorphisms in class I alcohol dehydrogenases ADH1B and ADH1C, and glutathione-S-transferases GSTM1 and GSTT1 do not significantly modify the alcohol- and tobacco smoke-associated laryngeal cancer risk. Pharmacogenetics 13:225-230.

Müller O, Traoré C, Becher H, Kouyaté B (2003)
Malaria morbidity, treatment seeking behaviour, and mortality in a cohort of young children in rural Burkina Faso. Tropical Medicine Int Health. 8:290-296.

Müller O, Garenne M, Kouyaté B, Becher H (2003)
The association between protein-energy malnutrition and malaria morbidity / all-cause mortality in Westafrican Children. Tropical Medicine Int Health 8:507-511.

Müller O, Traoré C, Jahn A, Becher H (2003)
Severe anaemia in west African children: malaria or malnutrition? The Lancet 361: 86-87.

Becher H, Schmidt S, Chang-Claude J (2003)
Reproductive factors and genetic predisposition for breast cancer. A case-control-family study for assessing main effects and gene-environment interaction. Int J Epidemiol 32: 38-48 [Commentary: Hopper JL. Case-control-family designs: a paradigm for future epidemiological research? Int J Epidemiol 32: 48-50]

Sankoh, OA, Becher, H. (2002) 
Disease Cluster Methods in Epidemiology: Application to Data on Childhood Mortality in rural Burkina Faso, West Africa.  Informatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie in Medizin und Biologie 33: 460-472.

Becher H, Chang-Claude J (2002)
Estimating the sensitvity of a genetic test using gene carrier probability estimates and its application in genetic counselling. Journal of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention  7: 13-19.

Kynast-Wolf G, Sankoh OA, Gbangou A, Kouyaté B, Becher H (2002)
Mortality patterns 1993-1998 in a rural area of Burkina Faso, West Africa, based on the Nouna Demographic Surveillance System. Trop Med  Intl Health 7: 1-8.

Becher H (2002)
Continuous covariables in epidemiological studies: Dose-response modelling and confounder adjustment. Biometrical Journal 44: 684-699.

Rajaee-Behbahani N, Schmezer P, Ramroth H, Bürkle A, Bartsch H, Dietz A, Becher H (2002)
Reduced poly(ADP-ribosyl)ation in lymphocytes of laryngeal cancer patients: Results of a case-control study.  Int J Cancer 98: 780-784.

Wang-Gohrke S, Becher H, Kreienberg R, Runnebaum IB, Chang-Claude J (2002)
Intron 3 16 bp duplication polymorphism of p53: a potential genetic marker for breast cancer by age 50. Pharmacogenetics 12: 269-272.

Fischer A, Simarro PP, Franco JR, Becher H, Steverding D (2001)
Increased trypanolytic activity in sera of sleepinng sickness parients following chemotherapy. Trop Med  Inl Health 6: 1070-1074.

Grau AJ, Reis A, Buggle F, Al-Khalaf A, Werle E, Valois N, Bertram M, Becher H, Grond-Ginsbach C  (2001)
Monocyte function and plasma levels of interleukin-8 in acute ischemic stroke.J Neurol Sci. 192: 41-47.

Grau AJ, Buggle F, Lichy C, Brandt T, Becher H, Rudi J (2001)
Helicobacter pylori infection as an independent risk factor for cerebral ischemia of atherothrombotic origin. J Neurol Sci 186:1-5

Royar J, Becher H, Chang-Claude J (2001)
Low-dose oral contraceptives: protective effect on ovarian cancer risk. Int J Cancer 95: 370-374.

Kropp S, Becher H, Nieters A, Chang-Claude J (2001)
Low and moderate alcohol consumption and breast cancer risk by age 50 among women in Germany. Am J Epidemiol 154: 624-634.

Ramroth H, Altenburg HJ, Becher H (2001)
Auswahl von Populationskontrollen für epidemiologische Fall-Kontroll-Studien unter Verwendung regionaler Stichproben. Informatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie in Medizin und Biologie 32: 60-70.

Müller O, Becher H, Baltussen A, Ye Y, Diallo A, Konate AT, Nebie I, Gbangou A, Kouyaté B, Garenne M (2001)
Effect of zinc supplementation on malaria morbidity in Westafrican children: A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial. British Medical Journal 322:1-6.

Sankoh OA, Yé Y, Sauerborn R, Müller O, Becher H (2001)
Clustering of childhood mortality in rural Burkina Faso. Int J Epidemiol 30: 485-492.

Razum O,  Zeeb H, Beck K, Becher H, Ziegler H, Stegmaier Ch (2000)
Combining a name algorithm with a capture-recapture method to retrieve cases of Turkish descent from a German population-based cancer registry. European J Cancer 36: 2380-2384.

Becher H, Grau A, Steindorf K, Buggle F, Hacke W (2000)
Previous infection and other risk factors for acute cerebrovascular ischaemia: attributable risks and the characterisation of high risk groups. Journal of Epidemiology and Biostatistics  5: 209-219.

Wang-Gohrke S, Chang-Claude J, Becher H, Kieback DG, Runnebaum I (2000)
Progesterone receptor gene polymorphism is associated with decreased risk for breast cancer by age 50. Cancer Research 60: 2348-2350.

Chang-Claude J, Eby N, Kiechle M, Bastert  G, Becher H (2000)
Breastfeeding and breast cancer risk by age 50 among women in Germany. Cancer Causes Control 11:  687-695.

Flesch-Janys D, Becher H, Berger J, Manz A, Morgenstern I, Nagel S, Steindorf K (1999)
Epidemiologic investigation of breast cancer incidence in a cohort of female workers with high exposure to PCDD/F and HCH. Organohalogen Compounds 44: 379-382.

Chang-Claude J, Becher H, Caligo M, Eccles D, Evans G, Haites N, Hodgson S, Møller P, Stoppa-Lyonnet D (1999)
Risk estimation as a decision making tool for genetic analysis of the breast cancer susceptibility genes. EC demonstration project on familial breast cancer. Disease Markers 15: 53-65.

Wichmann HE, Jöckel K-H, Becher H (1999)
Gesundheitliche Risiken durch Passivrauchen - Bewertung der epidemiologischen Daten Umweltmed Forsch Prax 4: 28-42 (Stellungnahme zu Leserbrief: Umweltmed Forsch Prax 4: 257-258).

Steindorf K, Becher H (1998)
Absolute risk and loss-of-lifetime estimation for quantitative risk assessment: comparison of different estimators and the derivation of variance estimates.  Biometrical Journal 40: 355-378.

Becher H, Flesch-Janys D (1998) 
Dioxins and Furans: Epidemiologic assessment of cancer risks and other human health effects. Env Health Persp 106 Suppl. 2: 623-624.

Messerer P, Zober A, Becher H (1998)
Blood lipid concentrations of dioxins and furans in a sample of BASF employees included in the IARC registry of workers exposed to phenoxy acid herbicides and/or chlorophenols. Env Health Persp 106 Suppl. 2: 733-735.

Becher H, Steindorf K, Flesch-Janys D (1998) 
Quantitative cancer risk assessment for dioxins using an occupational cohort. Env Health Persp 106 Suppl. 2: 663-670.

Flesch-Janys D, Steindorf K, Gurn P, Becher H (1998) 
Estimation of the cumulated exposure to polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins/furans and standardized mortality ratio analysis of cancer mortality by dose in an occupationally exposed cohort. Env Health Persp 106 Suppl. 2: 655-662.

Vena J, Boffetta P, Becher H, (15 others), Kogevinas M (1998)
Exposure to dioxin and nonneoplastic mortality in the expanded IARC international cohort study of phenoxy herbicide and chlorophenol production workers and sprayers. Env Health Persp 106 Suppl. 2: 645-653.

Becher H, Flesch-Janys D (Eds.) (1998)
Dioxins and Furans: Epidemiologic assessment of cancer risks and other human health effects. Env Health Persp 106 Suppl. 2: 645-790.

Schmidt S, Becher H, Chang-Claude J (1998)
Breast cancer risk assessment: Use of complete pedigree information and the effect of misspecified ages at diagnosis of affected relatives. Human Genetics 102: 348-356.

Chang-Claude J, Dong J, Schmidt S, Shayeghi M, Komitowski D, Becher H, Stratton MR, Royer-Pokora B (1998)
Using gene carrier probability to select high-risk families for identifying germline mutations in breast cancer susceptibility genes.  Journal of Medical Genetics 35: 116-121.

Grau A, Buggle F, Becher H, Zimmermann E, Spiel M, Fent T, Maiwald M, Werle E, Zorn M, Helgel H, Hacke W (1998)
Recent bacterial and viral infection is a risk factor for cerebrovascular ischemia. Clinical and biochemical studies. Neurology 50:196-203.

Flesch-Janys D, Becher H, Berger J, Dwyer JH, Gurn P, Nagel S, Steindorf K, Waltsgott H (1998)
Aspekte zu Dosis-Wirkungsbeziehungen bzgl. der Mortalität an bösartigen Neubildungen und kardiovaskulären Erkrankungen und der Exposition gegenüber polychlorierten Dibenzo-Dioxinen und -Furanen (PCDD/F) in einer beruflich belasteten Kohorte. Arbeitsmed. Sozialmed. Umweltmed. 2454-59.

Popiela T, Jedrychowski W, Steindorf K, Matyja A, Gryglewski A, Nowak K, Kieltyka A, Wahrendorf J, Becher H (1997)
A topographic analysis of atrophic gastritis and stomach cancer risk. A clinico-epidemiological study in Poland. Central European Journal of Public Health 5, 117-121.

Grau A, Buggle F, Ziegler Ch, Schwarz, Meuser, Tasman J-A, Bühler A, Becher H, Hacke W (1997)
Association between acute cerebrovascular ischemia and chronic and recurrent infection. Stroke 28:1724-1729.

Chang-Claude J, Becher H, Blettner M, Songliang Q, Guanrei Y, Wahrendorf J (1997)
Familial aggregation of oesophageal cancer in a high incidence area in China. Int J Epid 26: 1159-1165.

Drescher K, Becher H (1997)
Estimating the generalized impact fraction from case-control data. Biometrics 53: 1170-1176.

Kogevinas M, Becher H, Benn T, Bertazzi PA, Boffetta P, Bueno-de-Mesquita B, Coggon D, Colin D, Flesch-Janys D, Fingerhut M, Green L, Kauppinen T, Littorin M, Lynge E, Matthews J, Neuberger M, Pearce N, Saracci R (1997)
Cancer mortality in workers exposed to phenoxy herbicides and dioxins. An updated and expanded international cohort study. Am J Epid 145: 1061-1075.

Chang-Claude J, Becher H, Eby N, Bastert, Wahrendorf J, Hamann U (1997)
Modifying effect of reproductive risk factors on the age at onset of breast cancer for German BRCA1-mutation carriers. J Cancer Res Clin Onc 123: 272-279.

Jung D, Becher H, Edler L, Flesch-Janys D, Gurn P, Konietzko J, Manz A, Päpke O (1997)
Elimination of b-hexachlorocyclohexane in occupationally exposed persons. J Toxicol Environ Health 51: 23-34.

Neuhäuser M, Becher H (1997) :
Improved odds ratio estimation by post-hoc stratification of case-control data. Statistics in Medicine 16: 993-1004.

Hamann U, Becher H, Zimmermann T, Pella K, Bastert G, Chang-Claude J (1996)
German family study on hereditary breast and/or ovarian cancer. Journal of Medical Genetics 33: 633-635.

Grau AJ, Buggle F, Becher H, Werle E, Hacke W (1996)
The association of leukocyte count, fibrinogen and C-reactive protein with vascular risk factors and ischemic vascular diseases. Thrombosis Research 82: 245-255.

Becher H,  Chang-Claude J (1996)
Estimating disease risks for individuals with a given family history in different populations with an application to breast cancer. Genetic Epidemiology 13: 229-242.

Becher H, Flesch-Janys D, Kauppinen T, Kogevinas M, Steindorf K, Manz A, Wahrendorf J (1996)
Cancer mortality in German male workers exposed to phenoxy herbicides and dioxins. Cancer Causes and Control 7: 312-321.

Flesch-Janys D, Becher H, Gurn P, Jung D, Konietzko J, Manz A, Päpke O (1996)
Elimination of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans in occupationally exposed persons.  J Toxicol Environ Health 47: 363-378.

Jung D, Becher H, Flesch-Janys D, Gurn P, Konietzko J, Manz A, Päpke O (1995)
Elimination of b-hexachlorocyclohexane (b-HCH) in occupationally exposed persons. Organohalogen Compd. 25: 185-189.

Becher H (1995)
Epidemiologie des Bronchialkarzinoms unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des Passivrauchens. Der Onkologe 1: 417-423.

Grau AJ, Buggle F, Steichen-Wiehn C, Heidl S, Banerjee T, Seitz R, Winter R, Forsting M, Maiwald M, Fiehn W, Nawroth PP, Becher H, Hacke W (1995)
Clinical and biochemical analysis in infection-associated stroke. Stroke 26: 1520-1526.

Riboli E, Haley NJ, Trédaniel J, Saracci R, Preston-Martin S, Trichopoulos D, Becher H, Burch JD, Fontham ETH, Gao Y-T, Jindal SK, Koo LC, LeMarchand L, Segnan N, Shimizu H, Stanta G, Wu-Williams AH, Zatonski W (1995)
Do the nonsmoking daughters of smokers tend to marry smokers? Implications for epidemiological research on environmental tobacco smoke: The IARC collaborative study. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention 4: 821-824.

Riboli E, Haley NJ, Trédaniel J, Saracci R, Preston-Martin S, Trichopoulos D, in collaboration with Becher H, Burch JD, Fontham ETH, Gao Y-T, Jindal SK, Koo LC, LeMarchand L, Segnan N, Shimizu H, Stanta G, Wu-Williams AH, Zatonski W (1995)
Missclassification of smoking status among women in relation to exposure to environmental tobacco smoke. European Respiratory Journal 8: 285-290.

Chang-Claude J, Becher H, Hamann U, Schroeder-Kurth T (1995)
Risikoabschätzung für das familiäre Auftreten von Brustkrebs. Zentralblatt für Gynäkologie 117: 423-434.

Grau AJ, Buggle F, Heidl D, Steichen-Wiehn C, Banerjee T, Maiwald M, Rohlfs M, Suhr H, Fiehn W, Becher H, Hacke W (1995)
Recent infection as a risk factor for cerebrovascular ischemia. Stroke 26: 373-379.

Kogevinas, M, Kauppinen T, Winkelmann R, Becher H, Bertazzi P-A, de Mesquita B, Coggon D, Green L, Johnson E, Littorin M, Lynge E, Marlow DA, Matthews J, Neuberger M, Benn T, Pannett B, Pearce N, Saracci R (1995) 
Soft-tissue and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in workers exposed to phenoxy herbicides, chlorophenoles and dioxins: Two nested case-control-studies. Epidemiology 6: 396-402.

Steindorf K, Lubin J, Wichmann HE, Becher H (1995)
Lung cancer deaths attributable to indoor radon exposure in West Germany. International Journal of Epidemiology  24: 485-492.

Becher H, Wahrendorf J (1995)
Epidemiologische Risikobewertung chemischer Stoffe. Zentralblatt für Hygiene und Umweltmedizin 197: 188-195.

Chang-Claude J, Eby N, Becher H (1994)
Die Bedeutung genetischer Faktoren für die Entstehung von Brustkrebs. Zentralblatt für Gynäkologie 116: 660-669.

Becher H. (Hrsg.) (1994)
Proceedings of the Symposium "Quantitative Risk Assessment", December 1993, Heidelberg. Informatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie in Medizin und Biologie 25(4) 217-318.

Flesch-Janys D, Becher H (1994)
Methodological issues in the risk assessment for dioxins and cancer on the basis of epidemiological cohort studies. Informatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie in Medizin und Biologie 25: 283-291.

Steindorf K, Becher H (1994)
Estimation of unit risk and unit loss of life expectancy in quantitative risk assessment. Informatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie in Medizin und Biologie 25: 225-232.

Becher H, Wahrendorf J (1994)
Passivrauchen und Lungenkrebs - Gegenwärtiger epidemiologischer Kenntnisstand und Abschätzung des Effektes in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Deutsches Ärzteblatt 91, 3352-3358. (Diskussion und Schlußwort: Deutsches Ärzteblatt 92: 2012-2014 (1995)).

Steindorf K, Schlehofer G, Becher H, Hornig G, Wahrendorf J (1994)
Nitrate in drinking water. A case-control study on primary brain tumors with an embedded drinking water survey in Germany. International Journal of Epidemiology 23: 451-457.

Becher H, Steindorf K (1993)
Epidemiologische Methoden und Wege der Risikoabschätzung. Informatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie in Medizin und Biologie 24: 14-27.

Frentzel-Beyme R, Becher H, Salzer-Kuntschick N, Kotz  R, Salzer M (1993)
Risikofaktoren für jugendliche Knochentumoren - eine Fall-Kontrollstudie. Osteologie 2: 87-98.

Becher H, Jedrychowski, W, Wahrendorf J, Basa-Cierpialek Z, Flak E, Gomola, K (1993)
Effect of occupational air pollutants on various histologic types of lung cancer. A population-based case-control study. British Journal of Industrial Medicine 50: 136-142.

Becher H (1993)
Bootstrap hypothesis testing procedures. Biometrics 49: 1268-1272.

Kauppinen T, Kogevinas M, Johnson E, Becher H, Bertazzi P-A, de Mesquita B, Coggon D, Green L, Littorin M, Lynge E, Matthews J, Neuberger M, Osman J, Pannett B, Pearce N,  Winkelmann R,  Saracci R (1993) 
Chemical exposure in manufacture of phenoxy herbicides and chlorophenols, and in spraying phenoxy herbicides. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 23: 903-920.

Becher H (1992)
Epidemiologie des Bronchialkarzinoms. Münchener Medizinische Wochenschrift 134: 569-574.

Becher H, Wahrendorf J, Angerer R (1992)
A cohort study on persons exposed to phenoxy acid herbicides and their contaminants in Germany - design and first results. Chemosphere 25: 1007-1014. 

Becher H, Jöckel K-H, Zatonski W (1992)
Passive smoking in Germany and Poland: Comparison of exposure levels, sources of exposure, validity and perception. Epidemiology 3: 509-514.

Becher H (1992)
The concept for residual confounding in regression models and some applications. Statistics in Medicine 11: 1747-1758.

Jedrychowski W, Becher H, Wahrendorf J, Basa-Cierpialek Z, Gomola G (1992)
Effect of tobacco smoking on various histologic types of lung cancer. J Cancer Res Clin Onc 118: 276-282.

Becher H (1992)
Re: Alternative parametrization of polychotomous models: Theory and application to matched case-control studies. (Reply) Statistics in Medicine 11: 558-559.

Becher H, Drescher K, Jöckel K-H (1992)
Design aspects and odds ratio estimation in multicenter case-control studies. Biometrical Journal 34: 575-590.

Jöckel K-H, Ahrens W, Wichmann  H-E,  Becher H, Bolm-Audorff U, Jahn I, Molik B, Greiser E, Timm J (1992)
Occupational and environmental hazards associated with lung cancer. International Journal of Epidemiology 21: 202-213

Becher H, Jöckel K-H, Timm J, Wichmann H-E, Drescher K (1991)
Smoking cessation and intermediate nonsmoking periods: The effect of different smoking patterns to lung cancer risk. Cancer Causes and Control 2: 381-387.

Zatonski W, Becher H, Lissowska J, Wahrendorf J (1991)
Tobacco, alcohol and diet in etiology of laryngeal cancer - a population-based case-control study. Cancer Causes and Control 2: 3-10.

Becher H (1991)
Alternative parametrization of polychotomous models: Theory and application to matched case-control studies. Statistics in Medicine 10: 375-383.

Riboli E, Preston-Martin S,  Saracci R, Haley NJ, Trichopoulos D, Becher H, Burch JD, Fontham ETH, Gao Y-T,  Jindal  SK,  Koo LC,  LeMarchand  L,  Segnan  N, Shimizu H, Stanta G, Wu-Williams AH, Zatonski W (1990)
Exposure of nonsmoking women to environmental tobacco smoke: A 10-country, multi-ethnic collaborative study. Cancer Causes and Control 1: 243-252.

Blettner M, Becher H (1990)
The analysis of cohort studies - Evaluation of statistical software. Statistical Software Newsletter 16: 37-42.

Zatonski, W, Becher H, Lissowska, J (1990)
Smoking cessation: Intermediate nonsmoking periods and reduction of laryngeal cancer risk. J Nat Cancer Inst 82: 1427-1428.

Blettner, M, Becher H (1990)
Adjusting for misselection using subsampling in epidemiological studies. Statistics in Medicine 9: 1339-1352

Becher H,  Jöckel K-H (1990)
Bias adjustment with polychotomous logistic regression in matched case-control studies with two control groups. Biometrical Journal 32: 801-816.

Jedrychowski, W, Becher H, Wahrendorf J, Basa-Cierpialek, Z (1990)
A case-control study of lung cancer with special reference to the effect of air pollution in poland. J Epid Comm Health, 44: 114-120.

Becher H, Jedrychowski, W, Flak, E, Gomola, K, Wahrendorf J (1989)
Lung cancer, smoking and employment in foundries. Scand J Work Environ Health, 15: 38-42.

Chouroulinkov I,  Lasne Ch, Lowy R, Wahrendorf J, Becher H, Day N.E,Yamasaki H (1989)
Dose and frequency effect in mouse skin tumor promotion. Cancer Research, 49: 1964-1969.

Becher H (1988)
On optimal experimental design under spatial correlation structures for square and nonsquare plot designs. Commun  Statist  B17: 771-780.

Wahrendorf J, Becher H, Brown CC (1987)
Bootstrap comparison of non-nested generalized linear models: applications in survival analysis and epidemiology. J Roy Stat Soc, Ser C (Appl Stat) 36:72-81

Napalkov N, Likhachev A, Anisimov V,  Loktionov A, Zabezhinski M, Ovsyannikov A, Wahrendorf J, Becher H, Tomatis L (1987)
Promotion of skin tumors by TPA in the progeny of mice exposed pre-natally to DMBA. Carcinogenesis 8:381-385

Becher H, Jahn I, Jöckel, K.-H, Bödeker W (1987):Passivrauchen als Gesundheitsrisiko. Eine Untersuchung über Schwerpunkte der Exposition. Ministerium für Arbeit, Gesundheit und Soziales des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (Hrsg.), 150 Seiten.

Wahrendorf J, Becher H (1990):Quantitative Risikoabschätzung für ausgewählte Umweltkanzerogene. Umweltbundesamt Berlin (Hrsg.). Erich Schmidt Verlag, 250 Seiten.

Becher H u.a. (Mitarb.) (1992):Beurteilungsmaßstäbe zur Begrenzung des Krebsrisikos durch Luftverunreinigungen. Abschlußbericht der Arbeitsgruppe "Krebsrisiko durch Luftverunreinigungen" des Länderausschusses für Immissionsschutz. Ministerium für Umwelt, Raumordnung und Landwirtschaft des Landes NRW (Hrsg.), S. 1-158.

Becher H u.a. (Mitarb.) (1993):Krebsrisiko durch Luftverunreinigungen. Entwicklungen von "Beurteilungsmaßstäben für kanzerogene Luftverunreinigungen" im Auftrage der Umweltministerkonferenz. Materialienband Band I. Länderausschuß für Immissionsschutz. Ministerium für Umwelt, Raumordnung und Landwirtschaft des Landes NRW (Hrsg.).

Becher H, Steindorf K, Wahrendorf J (1995):
Epidemiologische Methoden der Risikoabschätzung für krebserzeugende Umweltstoffe mit Anwendungsbeispielen. Umweltbundesamt Berlin (Hrsg.). Erich Schmidt Verlag, Berlin, 323 Seiten.

Becher H (member of working group) (1997):
IARC Monographs on the evaluation of carcinogenic risks to humans, Vol 69, Polychlorinated Dibenzo-p-Dioxins and Polychlorinated Dibenzofurans. IARC Press, Lyon, France.

Becher H, Flesch-Janys D, Steindorf K, Gurn P (1998): Krebsrisikoabschätzung für Dioxine - Risikoabschätzung für das Krebsrisiko von polychlorierten Dibenzodioxinen- und Furanen (PCDD/Fs) auf der Datenbasis epidemiologischer Krebsmortalitätsstudien. Umweltbundesamt Berlin (Hrsg.) Erich Schmidt Verlag, Berlin, 261 Seiten.

Becher H, Kouyaté B (eds.) (2005):
Health Research in Developing Countries. A collaboration between Burkina Faso and Germany. Springer Heidelberg, 303 pages.

Becher H, Bertram H, Ehrmann K, Heidrich J, Heuschmann P, Keil U, Kraywinkel K, Pötschke-Langer M, Schaller K, Schulze A, Thielmann HW, Vennemann M, Wellmann J. (2006)

Passivrauchen – ein unterschätztes Gesundheitsrisiko. Rote Reihe Tabakprävention und Tabakkontrolle Band 5, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum.

Becher H (1982):Optimale planare Versuchspläne bei speziellen Kovarianzstrukturen. Diplomarbeit, Abteilung Statistik der Universität Dortmund

Markus M, Becher H, Hess B (1983):Coexistence of attractors in a 6-Phosphofructokinase-Pyruvate Kinase Oscillator with periodic input - a theoretical study. Hoppe-Seylers Z. Physiol. Chem. 364:1177

Markus M, Becher H, Hess B (1984):Three-dimensional representations of time patterns in a forced biochemical oscillator. Hoppe-Seylers Z.Physiol. Chem. 365: 1029-1030

Jöckel K-H, Greiser E, Ahrens W, Becher H, Maschewsky-Schneider U, Metternich P, Molik B, Schöneberg G, Wichmann H-E, Drescher K, Timm J(1985):Air pollution as a risk factor in lung cancer: some preliminary design considerations. In: Jesdinski H-J, Trampisch H-J (Hrsg.), Prognose- und Entscheidungsfindung in der Medizin, Medizinische Informatik und Statistik Bd. 62: 177-186. Springer Verlag

Becher H, Jöckel K-H, Ahrens W, Drescher K, Greiser E, Maschewsky-Schneider U, Timm J, Wichmann H-E (1986):
Methodik von Fall-Kontroll-Studien zur Aufdeckung kleiner Risiken, insbesondere in der Umweltepidemiologie. In: Wichmann, H-E (Hrsg.), Methodische Aspekte in der Umweltepidemiologie, 1-16. Springer Verlag

Becher H (1987):
Beiträge zur Methodik in multizentrischen Fall-Kontroll Studien (Kriterien für überregionales Matching und polychotome logistische Regression). Dissertation, Universität Dortmund

Jedrychowski W, Becher H, Flak E, Gomola K, Wahrendorf J (1989):
A case-control study on lung cancer: smoking and employment in foundries(in polish). Prz.Lek., 46: 329-333.

Jedrychowski W, Becher H, Wahrendorf J, Basa-Cierpialek Z (1989):
Joint influence of tobacco smoking, occupational factors and athmosperic air pollution on the risk of bronchial cancer. Results from a retrospective case-control study (in polish). Nowotwory, 34: 65-75.

Becher H, Blettner M (1990):
Comparison of some software packages for the analysis of cohort studies. In: Faulbaum, F., Haux, R., Jöckel, K.-H. (Hrsg.): SOFTSTAT '89. Fortschritte der Statistik-Software 2: 39-46.

Becher H, Wahrendorf J (1990):
Variability of Unit Risk Estimates under Different Statistical Models and between Different Epidemiological Data Sets. In S. Moolgavkar (Ed.): Scientific Issues in Quantitative Cancer Risk Assessment, p.267-285, Birkhäuser Boston.

Becher H, Wahrendorf J (1990):
Das Unit Risk als Zielparameter der Risikoabschätzung für Umweltkanzerogeneam Beispiel von Arsen. In: Giani, G & Repges, R (Hrsg.) Biometrie und Informatik - neue Wege zur Erkenntnisgewinnung in der Medizin, Medizinische Informatik und Statistik Bd. 71: 43-49. Springer Verlag.

Becher H, Wahrendorf J (1992):
Arsen. In: Wichmann, H-E, Schlipköter, HW, Füllgraff, G. (Hrsg.) Handbuch der Umweltmedizin, Ecomed Verlag Landsberg, Kap. VI-3, 1-10.

Becher H (1992):
Luftverschmutzung und Lungenkrebs - Epidemiologische Resultate und regulatorische Verfahren. In: DKFZ (Hrsg.) Krebsforschung heute, Steinkopff Verlag Darmstadt, 84-89.

Becher H, Wahrendorf J (1992):
Krebsepidemiologische Kohortenstudie zu Phenoxysäuren, Chlorphenolen und Hexachlorophen. BMFT Abschlußbericht Nr 01HK5283.

Jedrychowski, W, Becher H, Wahrendorf J, Basa-Cierpialek, Z, Gomola, K (1992):
Effect of smoking on the development of various histological types of lung cancer (in polish). Pneumonol Alergol Pol. 60: 30-37.

Becher H (1993):
Beiträge zur Methodik der quantitativen Risikoabschätzung auf der Basis epidemiologischer Daten. Habilitationsschrift, Fakultät für theoretische Medizin, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg.

Jedrychowski, W, Becher H, Wahrendorf J, Basa-Cierpialek, Z, Flak, E, Gomola, K (1995):
Occupational exposure and histologic differentiation of lung cancer. Retrospective assessment in Cracow (in polish). Pneumonol Alergol Pol. 63: 6336-42.

Wahrendorf J, Schwarz, M, Becher H (1996):
Krebskrankheiten. In: Wichmann, H-E, Schlipköter, HW, Füllgraff, G. (Hrsg.) Handbuch der Umweltmedizin, Ecomed Verlag Landsberg, 8. Erg. Lfg. Kap. V-16. 1-16.

Steindorf, K, Grau, A, Becher H (1996):
Statistische Auswertung einer Fall-Kontroll-Studie zu Risikofaktoren für ischämische zerebrovaskuläre Erkrankungen, insbesondere kürzlich durchgemachte Infektionen. DKFZ, Abteilung Epidemiologie, Technical Report 1/1996.

Becher H (1996):
Für Sie referiert: Risikoabschätzung für das familiäre Auftreten von Brustkrebs. Deutsches Ärzteblatt 93, A-1260

Becher H (Mitglied der Autorengruppe) (1995):
Verfahrensbibliothek Band I. Oldenbourg Verlag München, Wien.

Hamann U, Becher H, Chang-Claude J (1996):
Identification of BRCA1 gene carriers by genetic linkage analysis. In: Müller et al. (Eds.): Hereditary cancer. Karger, Basel, 2-5.

Wichmann HE, Steindorf K, Becher H (1996):
Gehören strahlenepidemiologische Modelle neuerdings in den Papierkorb? (Leserbrief). Bundesgesundheitsblatt 10/96, 393-395.

Schmidt S, Becher H, Chang-Claude J (1997):
Der Einfluß fehlspezifizierter Modellparameter auf Lod-Score und Rekombinationsfrequenz am Beispiel einer Familienstudie zu Brust- und Ovarialkrebs. In: Baur MP, Fimmers R, Blettner (Hrsg.) Medizinische Informatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie GMDS ‘96. MVV Medizin Verlag München, 516-519.

Becher H, Grau A, Steindorf K, Buggle F, Hacke W (1997):
Results of a case-control study on previous infections and other risk factors for ischemic cerebrovascular diseases: attributable and absolute risks. In: Baur MP, Fimmers R, Blettner (Hrsg.) Medizinische Informatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie GMDS ‘96. MVV Medizin Verlag München, 576-580

Becher H, Steindorf K (1997):
Methods to analyse continuous covariables in epidemiological studies. In: Minder ChE & Friedl H (Eds.) Good Statistical Practice. Schriftenreihe der Österreichischen Statistischen Gesellschaft Band 5, 1-9.

Becher H, Steindorf K (1998):
Cancer risk due to dioxin is very low in Germany. In: DKFZ (Hrsg.) Current Cancer Research, Steinkopff Darmstadt, Springer New York, 68-72.

Chang-Claude J, Becher H (1998):
Familial breast cancer: a risk assessment. In: DKFZ (Hrsg.), Current Cancer Research, Steinkopff Darmstadt, Springer New York 73-77.

Becher H, Wahrendorf J (1998):
Ätiologie und Epidemiologie des Bronchialkarzinoms. In: P. Drings & I. Vogt-Moykopf (Hrsg.) Thoraxtumoren. (2. Auflage) Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg New York 35-48.

Becher H (Mitglied der Autorengruppe) (1998):
Verfahrensbibliothek Band II. Oldenbourg Verlag München, Wien

Becher H (Mitglied der Autorengruppe) (1998):
Gesundheitsbericht für Deutschland 1997, Statistisches Bundesamt Wiesbaden (Hrsg.)

Becher H (1998):
Biomarker in der epidemiologischen Krebsforschung am Beispiel von Dioxin. In:Dietz A, Maier H, Weidauer H (Hrsg.) Ansätze der molekularen Epidemiologie für Kopf-Hals-Malignome . p. 16-19. (+CD-ROM ). Johann Ambrosius Barth Verlag Heidelberg Leipzig

Becher H (1998):
Book Review. D Essex-Saulie, Medical Biostatistics and Epidemiology. Statistics in Medicine 17, 243.

Becher H, Nieters A (1998):
Book Review. Toniolo et al. (eds.) Application of biomarkers in cancer epidemiology. IARC Scientific Publications No, 142. Epidemiology 9, 681-682.

Becher H (Mitglied der Autorengruppe) (1998):
Passivrauchen. in: Greim H (Hrsg). Gesundheitsschädliche Arbeitsstoffe – Toxikologisch-arbeitsmedizinische Begründungen von MAK-Werten. 27. Lieferung VCH-Verlagsgesellschaft Weinheim, 1-36.

Becher H (1999):
Epidemiologische Methoden. In: Mersch-Sundermann V (Hrsg.). Umweltmedizin/Ökologische Medizin. Georg Thieme Verlag Stuttgart 48-57.

Chang-Claude J, Schmidt S, Becher H (1999):
Reproductive factors and genetic predisposition for breast cancer: main effects and gene-environment interactions. Results from a case-control study. (Abstract). Genet Epidemiol 17, 202-203.

Razum O, Becher H (2001):
Deutliche Zunahme des Adenokarzinoms im Ösophagus (Leserbrief). Deutsches Ärzteblatt 98: A259


Becher H (2004):Epidemiologie des Lungenkarzinoms. In: K.-O. Haustein (Hrsg.) Rauchen und Krebs – Frau und Rauchen – Probleme der medikamentösen Raucherentwöhnung. Organon-Verlag B. Conventz, Weinheim, 9-21.

Gebel T, Becher H (2001):Metalle/Arsen. In: Wichmann, H-E, Schlipköter, HW, Füllgraff, G. (Hrsg.) Handbuch der Umweltmedizin, Ecomed Verlag Landsberg, Kap. VI-3, 21. Erg.Lfg. 1-28.

Chang-Claude J, Becher H (2002):Risk estimation for familial breast and ovarian cancer. In: Morrison PJ, Hodgson SV, Haites NE Familial breast and ovarian cancer. Cambridge University Press. 125-140.

Becher H (2003):Infektionssurveillance in Entwicklungsländern. In: Krämer A, Reintjes R. Infektionsepidemiologie Springer Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, New York 153-158.

Becher H, Wahrendorf J (2003):Ätiologie und Epidemiologie des Bronchialkarzinoms. In: P. Drings, H. Dienemann & M. Wannenenmacher (Hrsg.) Management des Lungenkarzinoms Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg New York 11-20.

Becher H, Flesch-Janys D (2003):
Epidemiologische Hochrechnungen. Wie verlässlich sind sie? Forum  - Das offizielle Magazin der Deutschen Krebsgesellschaft e.V. 6: 21-25.

Becher H

Bellach, B-M, Hense, HW, Hoffmann W, unter Mitarbeit von: Wolfgang Ahrens, Birgit Babitsch, Heiko Becher, Maria Blettner, Sabine Brasche, Hermann Brenner, Gottfried Enderlein, Karin Halina Greiser, Ingeborg Jahn, Karl-Heinz Jöckel, Wolf Kirschner, Thomas Kohlmann, Angela Liese, Matthias Möhner, Ulrich Mueller, Ralf Reintjes, Andreas Stang, Matthias Wjst (2000):
Leitlinien und Empfehlungen zur Sicherung von Guter Epidemiologischer Praxis (GEP). medweb.uni-muenster.de /institute/epi/dae. Bundesgesundheitsblatt 43: 468-475.

Schmidt S, Becher H, Chang-Claude J (1999):
Design and analysis options for the estimation of gene-environment interaction from epidemiological case-control studies (Abstract). Genet Epidemiol 17, 205-206.