Catterina Ferreccio

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Country: Chile

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Gastric cancer is related to early Helicobacter pylori infection in a high-prevalence country
    Catterina Ferreccio
    Departamento de Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Marcoleta 434, Santiago, Chile
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:662-7. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Screening trial of human papillomavirus for early detection of cervical cancer in Santiago, Chile
    Catterina Ferreccio
    Departamento de Salud Publica, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Int J Cancer 132:916-23. 2013
  3. pmc High-risk HPV infection after five years in a population-based cohort of Chilean women
    Catterina Ferreccio
    División de Salud Pública y Medicina Familiar, Escuela de Medicina Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Marcoleta 434, Santiago 8330073, Chile
    Infect Agent Cancer 6:21. 2011
  4. pmc Lung function in adults following in utero and childhood exposure to arsenic in drinking water: preliminary findings
    David C Dauphiné
    Arsenic Health Effects Research Program, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 84:591-600. 2011
  5. pmc Baseline assessment of prevalence and geographical distribution of HPV types in Chile using self-collected vaginal samples
    Catterina Ferreccio
    P Universidad Catolica de Chile, Escuela de Medicina, Santiago Chile
    BMC Public Health 8:78. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Arsenic exposure and its impact on health in Chile
    Catterina Ferreccio
    Departamento de Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Marcoleta 434, Santiago, Chile
    J Health Popul Nutr 24:164-75. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Population-based prevalence and age distribution of human papillomavirus among women in Santiago, Chile
    Catterina Ferreccio
    Department of Public Health, School of Medicine, P Catholic University, Depto de Salud Pública, Marcoleta, 434, Santiago, Santiago 6510259, Chile
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:2271-6. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Arsenic, tobacco smoke, and occupation: associations of multiple agents with lung and bladder cancer
    Catterina Ferreccio
    From the aDepartamento de Salud Pública, Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile bArsenic Research Group, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA and cHospital de Antofagasta, Antofagasta, Chile
    Epidemiology 24:898-905. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive diagnosis of gastric mucosal atrophy in an asymptomatic population with high prevalence of gastric cancer
    Antonio Rollan
    Department of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Marcoleta 367, Santiago 6510260, Chile
    World J Gastroenterol 12:7172-8. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint A comparison of single and combined visual, cytologic, and virologic tests as screening strategies in a region at high risk of cervical cancer
    Catterina Ferreccio
    Departamento de Salud Publica, Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:815-23. 2003

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Gastric cancer is related to early Helicobacter pylori infection in a high-prevalence country
    Catterina Ferreccio
    Departamento de Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Marcoleta 434, Santiago, Chile
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:662-7. 2007
    ..Chile ranks fifth in the world among countries with the highest incidence of gastric cancer. The aim was to quantify the association between Helicobacter pylori infection and gastric cancer mortality at the county of residence...
  2. doi request reprint Screening trial of human papillomavirus for early detection of cervical cancer in Santiago, Chile
    Catterina Ferreccio
    Departamento de Salud Publica, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Int J Cancer 132:916-23. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc High-risk HPV infection after five years in a population-based cohort of Chilean women
    Catterina Ferreccio
    División de Salud Pública y Medicina Familiar, Escuela de Medicina Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Marcoleta 434, Santiago 8330073, Chile
    Infect Agent Cancer 6:21. 2011
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  4. pmc Lung function in adults following in utero and childhood exposure to arsenic in drinking water: preliminary findings
    David C Dauphiné
    Arsenic Health Effects Research Program, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 84:591-600. 2011
    ..We conducted a pilot study on early-life arsenic exposure and long-term lung function. We present these preliminary findings because of the magnitude of the effects observed...
  5. pmc Baseline assessment of prevalence and geographical distribution of HPV types in Chile using self-collected vaginal samples
    Catterina Ferreccio
    P Universidad Catolica de Chile, Escuela de Medicina, Santiago Chile
    BMC Public Health 8:78. 2008
    ..A home-based self-collected vaginal sampling was nested in the 2003 Chilean population-based health survey in order to explore the possibility of a type-specific geographical variation for human papillomavirus..
  6. ncbi request reprint Arsenic exposure and its impact on health in Chile
    Catterina Ferreccio
    Departamento de Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Marcoleta 434, Santiago, Chile
    J Health Popul Nutr 24:164-75. 2006
    ..The Chilean experience in removal of arsenic suggests that it is feasible to reach this level using the conventional coagulation process...
  7. ncbi request reprint Population-based prevalence and age distribution of human papillomavirus among women in Santiago, Chile
    Catterina Ferreccio
    Department of Public Health, School of Medicine, P Catholic University, Depto de Salud Pública, Marcoleta, 434, Santiago, Santiago 6510259, Chile
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:2271-6. 2004
    ..More than 18 types of human papillomavirus (HPV) are associated with cervical cancer, the relative importance of the HPV types may vary in different populations...
  8. doi request reprint Arsenic, tobacco smoke, and occupation: associations of multiple agents with lung and bladder cancer
    Catterina Ferreccio
    From the aDepartamento de Salud Pública, Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile bArsenic Research Group, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA and cHospital de Antofagasta, Antofagasta, Chile
    Epidemiology 24:898-905. 2013
    ..Millions of people worldwide are exposed to arsenic in drinking water, and many are likely coexposed to other agents that could substantially increase their risks of arsenic-related cancer...
  9. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive diagnosis of gastric mucosal atrophy in an asymptomatic population with high prevalence of gastric cancer
    Antonio Rollan
    Department of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Marcoleta 367, Santiago 6510260, Chile
    World J Gastroenterol 12:7172-8. 2006
    ..To validate a non-invasive method to detect gastric mucosal atrophy in a Chilean population with high prevalence of gastric cancer and a poor survival rate...
  10. ncbi request reprint A comparison of single and combined visual, cytologic, and virologic tests as screening strategies in a region at high risk of cervical cancer
    Catterina Ferreccio
    Departamento de Salud Publica, Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:815-23. 2003
    ..Overall, we conclude that highly accurate screening for cervical cancer and CIN 3 is now technically feasible. The remaining vital issue is to extend improved cervical cancer prevention programs to resource-poor regions...
  11. doi request reprint [Risk factors associated with abnormal cervical cytology among Chilean women: a case control study]
    María Teresa Solis
    Departamento de Salud Publica, Escuela de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 138:174-80. 2010
    ..Cervical cancer is the third cause of cancer death among Chilean women, affecting mainly women from low socioeconomic status...
  12. doi request reprint [Predictive factors for smoking initiation and quitting among a cohort of Chilean women followed for 5.5 years]
    Klaus Puschel
    Departamento de Medicina Familiar y Comunitaria, Escuela de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago de Chile
    Rev Med Chil 137:1001-9. 2009
    ..Aim To estimate the main factors associated with smoking initiation and quitting among a cohort of adult women living in a low socioeconomic status area of Santiago, Chile...
  13. pmc Case-control study of arsenic in drinking water and kidney cancer in uniquely exposed Northern Chile
    Catterina Ferreccio
    Departamento de Salud Publica, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Am J Epidemiol 178:813-8. 2013
    ..Odds ratios were not elevated for renal cell cancer. With these new findings, including evidence of dose-response, we believe there is now sufficient evidence in humans that drinking-water arsenic causes renal pelvis and ureter cancer. ..
  14. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of metabolic syndrome among Chilean adults]
    Andrea A Valenzuela
    Departamento de Nutricion, Diabetes y Metabolisma, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Med Chil 138:707-14. 2010
    ..There are several diagnostic criteria for Metabolic Syndrome (MS) definition...
  15. ncbi request reprint HPV vaginal self-sampling among women non-adherent to Papanicolaou screening in Chile
    Javiera Léniz
    Departamento de Medicina Familiar, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Salud Publica Mex 55:162-9. 2013
    ..To evaluate acceptance, preference and compliance with referral of vaginal self-sampling for the detection of Human papillomavirus (HPV) among women non-adherent to Papanicolaou (Pap) screening in Santiago, Chile...
  16. pmc Incidence and survival of stomach cancer in a high-risk population of Chile
    Katy Heise
    Public Health Department, School of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    World J Gastroenterol 15:1854-62. 2009
    ..To study the incidence and survival rate of stomach cancer (SC) and its associated factors in a high risk population in Chile...
  17. ncbi request reprint Fifty-year study of lung and bladder cancer mortality in Chile related to arsenic in drinking water
    Guillermo Marshall
    Departamento de Salud Publica, Escuela de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:920-8. 2007
    ..This history provides a unique opportunity to study time trends in the development of arsenic-related cancers, including lung and bladder cancers...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Typhoid fever: rise, peak and fall of an infectious disease in Chile]
    Enrique Laval
    Programa de Estudios Médicos y Humanísticos, Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Rev Chilena Infectol 24:435-40. 2007
    ....
  19. doi request reprint [A comparison of two methods to adjust for non-response bias: field substitution and weighting non-response adjustments based on response propensity]
    Alejandra Vives
    Departamento de Salud Publica, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Gac Sanit 23:266-71. 2009
    ..Unit non-response is a growing problem in sample surveys that can bias survey estimates if respondents and non-respondents differ systematically...
  20. doi request reprint [Blood lipids in Chilean children 10-14 years of age]
    Salesa Barja
    Departamento de Pediatria, Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile
    Nutr Hosp 28:719-25. 2013
    ..The objective was to describe them in Chilean students, to compare them with the most used reference (Lipids Research Clinics Program) and the cut-off points recommended in 2011...
  21. ncbi request reprint Gallbladder disease is associated with insulin resistance in a high risk Hispanic population
    Flavio Nervi
    Departmento de Gastroenterologia, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, 367 Marcoleta, Casilla 114 D, Santiago, Chile
    J Hepatol 45:299-305. 2006
    ..We tested whether cholesterol gallstone disease (GS) is associated to insulin resistance and serum C-reactive protein (CRP) in a high risk population...
  22. pmc Geographic variation of gallbladder cancer mortality and risk factors in Chile: a population-based ecologic study
    Marcelo E Andia
    Departamento de Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Int J Cancer 123:1411-6. 2008
    ..7). Our results suggest that gallbladder cancer in Chile may be related to both genetic factors and poor living conditions. Future analytic studies are needed to further clarify the role of these factors in gallbladder cancer etiology...
  23. doi request reprint Smoking and human papillomavirus infection: pooled analysis of the International Agency for Research on Cancer HPV Prevalence Surveys
    Salvatore Vaccarella
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Epidemiol 37:536-46. 2008
    ..Smoking increases the risk of squamous-cell carcinoma of the cervix, but it is not clear whether smoking increases the risk of acquisition or persistence of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection...
  24. ncbi request reprint Arsenic exposure from drinking water and birth weight
    Claudia Hopenhayn
    School of Public Health and Markey Cancer Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40504, USA
    Epidemiology 14:593-602. 2003
    ..Limited evidence suggests that arsenic may have adverse human reproductive effects. We investigated the association between drinking water arsenic exposure and fetal growth, as manifest in birth weight...
  25. pmc Profile of urinary arsenic metabolites during pregnancy
    Claudia Hopenhayn
    School of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40504 3381, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1888-91. 2003
    ..Key words: arsenic, arsenic metabolism, arsenic methylation, Chile, pregnancy, urinary arsenic...
  26. ncbi request reprint Sexual behavior, condom use, and human papillomavirus: pooled analysis of the IARC human papillomavirus prevalence surveys
    Salvatore Vaccarella
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:326-33. 2006
    ..Our study showed an effect of both women's and their husbands' sexual behavior on HPV positivity. Furthermore, it suggests some differences in the pattern of the association between sexual behavior and different HPV types...
  27. pmc Increased mortality from lung cancer and bronchiectasis in young adults after exposure to arsenic in utero and in early childhood
    Allan H Smith
    Arsenic Health Effects Research Program, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7360, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1293-6. 2006
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Variations in the age-specific curves of human papillomavirus prevalence in women worldwide
    Silvia Franceschi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 119:2677-84. 2006
    ..These differences, however, underline that great caution should be used in inferring the natural history of HPV from age-specific prevalences...
  29. ncbi request reprint Reproductive factors, oral contraceptive use, and human papillomavirus infection: pooled analysis of the IARC HPV prevalence surveys
    Salvatore Vaccarella
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2148-53. 2006
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Acute myocardial infarction mortality in comparison with lung and bladder cancer mortality in arsenic-exposed region II of Chile from 1950 to 2000
    Yan Yuan
    Arsenic Health Effects Research Program, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1381-91. 2007
    ..With these three causes of death combined, increased mortality peaked in 1991-1995, with estimated excess deaths related to arsenic exposure constituting 10.9% of all deaths among men and 4.0% among women...
  31. ncbi request reprint Arsenic-related chromosomal alterations in bladder cancer
    Lee E Moore
    L E Moore, A H Smith, University of California at Berkeley School of Public Health, Berkeley, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:1688-96. 2002
    ..This study was designed to compare chromosomal alterations in bladder cancers of arsenic-exposed individuals to provide insight into the mechanism of how arsenic may induce or promote cancer...
  32. ncbi request reprint Cervical screening by visual inspection, HPV testing, liquid-based and conventional cytology in Amazonian Peru
    Maribel Almonte
    Cancer Research UK Centre for Epidemiology, Mathematics and Statistics, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, United Kingdom
    Int J Cancer 121:796-802. 2007
    ..VIA gives immediate results, but will require investment in regular training and supervision. Further work is needed to determine whether screened-positive women should all be treated or triaged with a more specific test...
  33. ncbi request reprint Follow-up care of women with an abnormal cytology in a low-resource setting
    Julia C Gage
    Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 27:466-71. 2003
    ..We ascertained the follow-up care after an abnormal cytology (Papanicolaou) screening in the San Marti;n region of Perú and assessed the status of women who had not received adequate care...
  34. ncbi request reprint P53 alterations in bladder tumors from arsenic and tobacco exposed patients
    Lee E Moore
    Arsenic Health Effects Research Program, School of Public Health, University of California, 140 Warren Hall 7360, Berkeley, CA 7360, USA
    Carcinogenesis 24:1785-91. 2003
    ..Arsenic exposure was not associated with an increased prevalence of p53 mutation or P53 immunopositivity and there was no evidence of interaction between arsenic and smoking with these outcome variables...