P Boffetta

Summary

Affiliation: International Agency for Research on Cancer
Country: France

Publications

  1. doi A prospective study of gout and cancer
    Paolo Boffetta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon, France
    Eur J Cancer Prev 18:127-32. 2009
  2. pmc Russian mortality trends for 1991-2001: analysis by cause and region
    Tamara Men
    Institute of Carcinogenesis, Cancer Research Centre, Kashirskoye shosse 24, 115478 Moscow, Russia
    BMJ 327:964. 2003
  3. doi Alcohol poisoning is a main determinant of recent mortality trends in Russia: evidence from a detailed analysis of mortality statistics and autopsies
    David Zaridze
    Russian N N Blokhin Cancer Research Centre, Kashirskoye shosse 24, 115478 Moscow, Russia
    Int J Epidemiol 38:143-53. 2009
  4. pmc Obesity and hypertension in an Iranian cohort study; Iranian women experience higher rates of obesity and hypertension than American women
    Hossein Bahrami
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Public Health 6:158. 2006
  5. pmc Long-term particulate matter exposure and mortality: a review of European epidemiological studies
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    BMC Public Health 9:453. 2009
  6. pmc Non-alcoholic beverages and risk of bladder cancer in Uruguay
    Eduardo De Stefani
    Grupo de Epidemiologia, Departamento de Anatomia Patologica, Hospital de Clinicas, Facultad de Medicina, Montevideo, Uruguay
    BMC Cancer 7:57. 2007
  7. ncbi Cancer mortality among European asphalt workers: an international epidemiological study. II. Exposure to bitumen fume and other agents
    Paolo Boffetta
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Ind Med 43:28-39. 2003
  8. ncbi Cancer mortality among European asphalt workers: an international epidemiological study. I. Results of the analysis based on job titles
    Paolo Boffetta
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Ind Med 43:18-27. 2003
  9. ncbi Studies of carcinogenicity of bitumen fume in humans
    Paolo Boffetta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Ind Med 43:1-2. 2003
  10. pmc False-positive results in cancer epidemiology: a plea for epistemological modesty
    Paolo Boffetta
    Lifestyle, Environment and Cancer Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:988-95. 2008

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Publications150 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi A prospective study of gout and cancer
    Paolo Boffetta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon, France
    Eur J Cancer Prev 18:127-32. 2009
    ..With the exception of lung cancer, the risk remained elevated during the entire follow-up. This study provides no evidence of a protective effect of uric acid. Hyperuricemia may be an early manifestation of the carcinogenic process...
  2. pmc Russian mortality trends for 1991-2001: analysis by cause and region
    Tamara Men
    Institute of Carcinogenesis, Cancer Research Centre, Kashirskoye shosse 24, 115478 Moscow, Russia
    BMJ 327:964. 2003
    ..To investigate trends in Russian mortality for 1991-2001 with particular reference to trends since the Russian economic crisis in 1998 and to geographical differences within Russia...
  3. doi Alcohol poisoning is a main determinant of recent mortality trends in Russia: evidence from a detailed analysis of mortality statistics and autopsies
    David Zaridze
    Russian N N Blokhin Cancer Research Centre, Kashirskoye shosse 24, 115478 Moscow, Russia
    Int J Epidemiol 38:143-53. 2009
    ..Although these fluctuations have attracted much interest, trends for major groups of causes of death have been analysed while trends in specific causes of death might shed light on the underlying determinants...
  4. pmc Obesity and hypertension in an Iranian cohort study; Iranian women experience higher rates of obesity and hypertension than American women
    Hossein Bahrami
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Public Health 6:158. 2006
    ..We determined the prevalence of overweight, obesity, and hypertension in a large cohort of Iranians and compared age-adjusted rates with the rates in the US...
  5. pmc Long-term particulate matter exposure and mortality: a review of European epidemiological studies
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    BMC Public Health 9:453. 2009
    ..Our aim was to provide a comprehensive review of European epidemiological studies on the issue...
  6. pmc Non-alcoholic beverages and risk of bladder cancer in Uruguay
    Eduardo De Stefani
    Grupo de Epidemiologia, Departamento de Anatomia Patologica, Hospital de Clinicas, Facultad de Medicina, Montevideo, Uruguay
    BMC Cancer 7:57. 2007
    ..We conducted an additional case-control study in order to further explore the role of non-alcoholic beverages in bladder carcinogenesis...
  7. ncbi Cancer mortality among European asphalt workers: an international epidemiological study. II. Exposure to bitumen fume and other agents
    Paolo Boffetta
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Ind Med 43:28-39. 2003
    ..An increased risk of lung cancers among asphalt workers has been suggested in epidemiological studies based on large scale statistical analyses...
  8. ncbi Cancer mortality among European asphalt workers: an international epidemiological study. I. Results of the analysis based on job titles
    Paolo Boffetta
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Ind Med 43:18-27. 2003
    ..Inhalation of bitumen fumes is potentially carcinogenic to humans...
  9. ncbi Studies of carcinogenicity of bitumen fume in humans
    Paolo Boffetta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Ind Med 43:1-2. 2003
  10. pmc False-positive results in cancer epidemiology: a plea for epistemological modesty
    Paolo Boffetta
    Lifestyle, Environment and Cancer Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:988-95. 2008
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  11. ncbi Human cancer from environmental pollutants: the epidemiological evidence
    Paolo Boffetta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    Mutat Res 608:157-62. 2006
    ..The available evidence on cancer risk following exposure to other environmental pollutants, including, pesticides, dioxins and electro-magnetic fields, is inconclusive...
  12. ncbi Epidemiology of peritoneal mesothelioma: a review
    P Boffetta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Ann Oncol 18:985-90. 2007
    ..The role of other suspected risk factors, such as simian virus 40 infection and genetic predisposition, is unclear at present. Control of asbestos exposure remains the main approach to prevent peritoneal mesothelioma...
  13. doi Smokeless tobacco and cancer
    Paolo Boffetta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Lancet Oncol 9:667-75. 2008
    ..Animal carcinogenicity studies strongly support clinical results. Cancer risk of smokeless tobacco users is probably lower than that of smokers, but higher than that of non-tobacco users...
  14. ncbi Contribution of environmental factors to cancer risk
    Paolo Boffetta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Br Med Bull 68:71-94. 2003
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  15. ncbi Involuntary smoking and lung cancer
    Paolo Boffetta
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Scand J Work Environ Health 28:30-40. 2002
    ..Even if excess risk from exposure to involuntary smoking is small, its large prevalence makes it an important environmental carcinogen...
  16. ncbi Alcohol and cancer: benefits in addition to risks?
    Paolo Boffetta
    Gene Environment Epidemiology Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Lancet Oncol 6:443-4. 2005
  17. ncbi Serum cotinine level as predictor of lung cancer risk
    Paolo Boffetta
    IARC, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1184-8. 2006
    ..No prospective studies are available on serum cotinine level as a marker of lung cancer risk...
  18. ncbi Molecular cancer epidemiology: a tale of >3,842 publications
    Paolo Boffetta
    Lifestyle, Environment and Cancer Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    Carcinogenesis 28:1621. 2007
  19. doi A cohort study of cancer among sarcoidosis patients
    Paolo Boffetta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 124:2697-700. 2009
    ..These results provide further evidence for an increased risk of specific cancers in patients with sarcoidosis, but do not support any additional increase in overall cancer risk...
  20. ncbi 'Environment' in cancer causation and etiological fraction: limitations and ambiguities
    Paolo Boffetta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    Carcinogenesis 28:913-5. 2007
  21. ncbi Epidemiology of environmental and occupational cancer
    Paolo Boffetta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    Oncogene 23:6392-403. 2004
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  22. pmc Use of smokeless tobacco and risk of myocardial infarction and stroke: systematic review with meta-analysis
    Paolo Boffetta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    BMJ 339:b3060. 2009
    ..To assess whether people who use smokeless tobacco products are at increased risk of myocardial infarction and stroke...
  23. ncbi A geographic correlation study of the incidence of pancreatic and other cancers in Whites
    Paolo Boffetta
    Gene Environment Epidemiology Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:39-46. 2006
    ..Tobacco smoking is a plausible explanation of the association between pancreatic and lung cancer; the association with kidney cancer likely reflects additional common etiologic and pathogenetic factors of the two neoplasms...
  24. ncbi Alcohol and cancer
    Paolo Boffetta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Lancet Oncol 7:149-56. 2006
    ..Alcohol consumption is increasing in many countries and is an important cause of cancer worldwide...
  25. doi The causes of cancer in France
    P Boffetta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Ann Oncol 20:550-5. 2009
    ..While external factors are responsible for many human cancers, precise estimates of the contribution of known carcinogens to the cancer burden in a given population have been scarce...
  26. ncbi Meta-analysis of studies of occupational exposure to vinyl chloride in relation to cancer mortality
    Paolo Boffetta
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Scand J Work Environ Health 29:220-9. 2003
    ..A meta-analysis was made of studies addressing occupational exposure to vinyl chloride in relation to cancer mortality...
  27. ncbi The burden of cancer attributable to alcohol drinking
    Paolo Boffetta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 119:884-7. 2006
    ..Although our estimates are based on simplified assumptions, the burden of alcohol-associated cancer appears to be substantial and needs to be considered when making public health recommendations on alcohol drinking...
  28. ncbi O6-Alkylguanine-DNA-alkyltransferase activity in peripheral leukocytes, smoking and risk of lung cancer
    Paolo Boffetta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon, France
    Cancer Lett 180:33-9. 2002
    ..Reduced AGT activity was not clearly associated with increased lung cancer risk in either smokers or non-smokers. However, the small size of our study argues for a prudent interpretation of our results...
  29. ncbi Cancer risk in a population-based cohort of patients hospitalized for psoriasis in Sweden
    P Boffetta
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    J Invest Dermatol 117:1531-7. 2001
    ..In addition to nonmelanoma skin and genital cancers, patients hospitalized for psoriasis were at increased risk of several malignancies, in particular those associated with alcohol drinking and tobacco smoking...
  30. ncbi Molecular epidemiology
    P Boffetta
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    J Intern Med 248:447-54. 2000
    ..Biomarkers should be validated though transitional studies; consideration to sources of bias and confounding in molecular epidemiology studies should be no less stringent than in traditional studies...
  31. ncbi Employment as butcher and cancer risk in a record-linkage study from Sweden
    P Boffetta
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 11:627-33. 2000
    ..To investigate the risk of cancer among butchers and other meat workers in a large record-linkage study from Sweden...
  32. ncbi Occupation and the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Paolo Boffetta
    Gene Environment Epidemiology Group, IARC, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:369-72. 2007
    ..These goals can be best attained within the framework of large-scale, international collaborative projects...
  33. pmc Risk of childhood cancer and adult lung cancer after childhood exposure to passive smoke: A meta-analysis
    P Boffetta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Environ Health Perspect 108:73-82. 2000
    ..Results on the risk of lung cancer in adulthood and childhood passive smoking exposure are available from 11 studies: they do not provide evidence of an increased risk (summary RR 0.91; CI, 0.80-1.05)...
  34. ncbi Exposure to environmental tobacco smoke and risk of adenocarcinoma of the lung
    P Boffetta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 83:635-9. 1999
    ..Our results confirm previous reports of a weak effect of adult ETS exposure on risk of adenocarcinoma of the lung. Bias and confounding cannot be excluded as explanations for the apparent decrease in risk from childhood exposure...
  35. ncbi Cancer incidence among European man-made vitreous fiber production workers
    P Boffetta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Scand J Work Environ Health 25:222-6. 1999
    ..This study analyzed cancer incidence among man-made vitreous fiber workers...
  36. pmc Introduction: Epidemiologic research and prevention of occupational cancer in Europe
    P Boffetta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Environ Health Perspect 107:229-31. 1999
    ..In addition, the political changes in Central and Eastern Europe open new possibilities for the investigation of high-exposure circumstances and occupational cancer in women...
  37. ncbi Cigar and pipe smoking and lung cancer risk: a multicenter study from Europe
    P Boffetta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 91:697-701. 1999
    ..Because limited information is available on the quantitative association between consumption of tobacco products other than cigarettes and lung cancer risk, we undertook a case-control study of this relationship...
  38. ncbi Cancer occurrence among European mercury miners
    P Boffetta
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Causes Control 9:591-9. 1998
    ..To study the carcinogenicity of inorganic mercury in humans...
  39. ncbi Multicenter case-control study of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke and lung cancer in Europe
    P Boffetta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 90:1440-50. 1998
    ..To address these issues, we have conducted a case-control study of lung cancer and exposure to ETS in 12 centers from seven European countries...
  40. ncbi Consortia in cancer epidemiology: lessons from InterLymph
    Paolo Boffetta
    Gene Environment Epidemiology Group, IARC, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:197-9. 2007
  41. ncbi Occupational exposure to diesel engine emissions and risk of cancer in Swedish men and women
    P Boffetta
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 12:365-74. 2001
    ..To investigate the risk of cancer among workers exposed to diesel emissions in a large record-linkage study from Sweden...
  42. ncbi Incidence of lung cancer in a large cohort of non-smoking men from Sweden
    P Boffetta
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 94:591-3. 2001
    ..The increasing rate during the study period might be due to non-smokers who took up the habit, but it might also reflect temporal changes in the effect of other risk factors of lung cancer in non-smokers...
  43. ncbi Chromosomal aberrations and cancer risk: results of a cohort study from Central Europe
    Paolo Boffetta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Epidemiol 165:36-43. 2007
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  44. ncbi Exposure to titanium dioxide and risk of lung cancer in a population-based study from Montreal
    P Boffetta
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Scand J Work Environ Health 27:227-32. 2001
    ..This study assessed the lung cancer risk from exposure to titanium dioxide, an important pigment with limited evidence of carcinogenicity in experimental animals but sparse data for humans...
  45. pmc Mortality from cardiovascular diseases and exposure to inorganic mercury
    P Boffetta
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, Lyon, France
    Occup Environ Med 58:461-6. 2001
    ..To study the mortality from cardiovascular and other chronic non-neoplastic diseases after long term exposure to inorganic mercury. Limited information is available on the effect of chronic exposure to mercury on the cardiovascular system...
  46. doi Exposure to ultraviolet radiation and risk of malignant lymphoma and multiple myeloma--a multicentre European case-control study
    Paolo Boffetta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1080-94. 2008
    ..Three recent studies have reported a decreased risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) for high ultraviolet (UV) radiation exposure...
  47. ncbi Lung cancer risk in nonsmokers and GSTM1 and GSTT1 genetic polymorphism
    N Malats
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 9:827-33. 2000
    ..It does not seem to interact with ETS exposure, although we cannot exclude that it does in association with exposure to other specific environmental carcinogens...
  48. doi Dietary risk factors for squamous cell carcinoma of the upper aerodigestive tract in central and eastern Europe
    A Sapkota
    Lifestyle, Environment and Cancer Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    Cancer Causes Control 19:1161-70. 2008
    ..We investigated the relationship between diet and UADT cancers in these high risk areas...
  49. ncbi Nitrated and oxidized plasma proteins in smokers and lung cancer patients
    B Pignatelli
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Res 61:778-84. 2001
    ..Our results indicate that cigarette smoking increases oxidative stress and that during lung cancer development, formation of reactive nitrogen species results in nitration and oxidation of plasma proteins...
  50. pmc Renal cell carcinoma, occupational pesticide exposure and modification by glutathione S-transferase polymorphisms
    S Karami
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    Carcinogenesis 29:1567-71. 2008
    ..These findings further support the hypothesis that glutathione S-transferase polymorphisms can modify RCC risk associated with occupational pesticide exposure...
  51. pmc Occupational exposure to dusts and risk of renal cell carcinoma
    S Karami
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, 6120 Executive Boulevard, EPS 8121, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Br J Cancer 104:1797-803. 2011
    ..We investigated whether asbestos, as well as 20 other occupational dust exposures, were associated with RCC risk in a large European, multi-center, hospital-based renal case-control study...
  52. ncbi A multicenter case-control study of diet and lung cancer among non-smokers
    P Brennan
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Causes Control 11:49-58. 2000
    ..We have examined the role of dietary patterns and specific dietary nutrients in the etiology of lung cancer among non-smokers using a multicenter case-control study...
  53. ncbi Update of the follow-up of mortality and cancer incidence among European workers employed in the vinyl chloride industry
    E Ward
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Epidemiology 12:710-8. 2001
    ..0 per logarithmic unit of cumulative dose). No strong relation was observed between cumulative vinyl chloride exposure and other cancers. Although cirrhosis mortality was decreased overall, there was a trend with cumulative exposure...
  54. ncbi Cruciferous vegetable intake, GSTM1 genotype and lung cancer risk in a non-smoking population
    S Lewis
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    IARC Sci Publ 156:507-8. 2002
  55. ncbi The contribution of cigarette smoking to bladder cancer in women (pooled European data)
    P Brennan
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Causes Control 12:411-7. 2001
    ..Using a combined analysis of 11 case-control studies from Europe, we have investigated the relationship between cigarette smoking and bladder cancer in women...
  56. doi TP53, EGFR, and KRAS mutations in relation to VHL inactivation and lifestyle risk factors in renal-cell carcinoma from central and eastern Europe
    K Szymanska
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon, France
    Cancer Lett 293:92-8. 2010
    ..The prevalence of TP53 mutations in relation to VHL status may differ between clear-cell and other renal carcinomas...
  57. doi Alcohol and tobacco, and the risk of cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract in Latin America: a case-control study
    K Szymanska
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008, Lyon Cedex, France
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1037-46. 2011
    ..However, the data on the role of the major risk factors in these areas are still limited...
  58. ncbi The association of sequence variants in DNA repair and cell cycle genes with cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract
    Janet Hall
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Carcinogenesis 28:665-71. 2007
    ..While some of these associations are consistent with previous studies, we cannot rule out the possibility of false-positive associations. The positive findings should be explored in another large-scale study on UADT cancers...
  59. ncbi Lung fibre burden in lung cancer cases employed in the rock and slag wool industry
    K Soldan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Ann Occup Hyg 50:241-8. 2006
    ..To evaluate the relationship between estimated exposure to man-made vitreous fibres (MMVF) and to asbestos fibres and their concentration in the lung tissue of lung cancer cases amongst MMVF production workers...
  60. pmc Vitamin D receptor polymorphisms and renal cancer risk in Central and Eastern Europe
    S Karami
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA karamis mail nih gov
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 71:367-72. 2008
    ..60; 95% CI: 0.33-1.1; P trend = 0.05). Genotype associations with these subgroups were not modified when dietary sources of vitamin D or calcium were considered. Additional studies of genetic variation in the VDR gene are warranted...
  61. pmc Tobacco smoking, body mass index, hypertension, and kidney cancer risk in central and eastern Europe
    P Brennan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon, France
    Br J Cancer 99:1912-5. 2008
    ..Additional unknown risk factors are likely to be responsible for the high rates of kidney cancer in this region...
  62. doi Alcohol dehydrogenase and aldehyde dehydrogenase gene polymorphisms, alcohol intake and the risk of colorectal cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study
    P Ferrari
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:1303-8. 2012
    ....
  63. pmc Risk of cancers of the lung, head and neck in patients hospitalized for alcoholism in Sweden
    P Boffetta
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon, F 69008, France
    Br J Cancer 85:678-82. 2001
    ..Our study shows that the risk of head and neck cancer among heavy drinkers is highest for sites in direct contact with alcohol. The high risk of head and neck neoplasms may justify specific medical attention...
  64. doi Drinking of maté and the risk of cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract in Latin America: a case-control study
    K Szymanska
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1799-806. 2010
    ..Our study strengthens the evidence of an association between maté drinking and esophageal cancer; the hypothesis of an association with other UADT cancers remains to be clarified...
  65. pmc Risks of second primary cancer among patients with major histological types of lung cancers in both men and women
    S C Chuang
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Br J Cancer 102:1190-5. 2010
    ..Patterns of second primary cancers (SPCs) following first primary lung cancers (FPLCs) may provide aetiological insights into FPLC...
  66. ncbi Large-scale investigation of base excision repair genetic polymorphisms and lung cancer risk in a multicenter study
    Rayjean J Hung
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:567-76. 2005
    ..We examined associations among four well-characterized polymorphisms of BER genes (OGG1 Ser326Cys, XRCC1 Arg194Trp, XRCC1 Arg280His, and XRCC1 Arg399Gln) and lung cancer risk...
  67. ncbi Exon 5 polymorphisms in the O6-alkylguanine DNA alkyltransferase gene and lung cancer risk in non-smokers exposed to second-hand smoke
    Catherine Cohet
    International Agency of Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:320-3. 2004
    ....
  68. ncbi Cigar, pipe, and cigarette smoking and bladder cancer risk in European men
    A Pitard
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Causes Control 12:551-6. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Our results suggest that smoking of cigars and pipe is carcinogenic to the urinary bladder, although the potency might be lower than for cigarettes...
  69. pmc Second primary neoplasms following non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in New South Wales, Australia
    P Brennan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Br J Cancer 82:1344-7. 2000
    ..The increases in bladder and thyroid cancers are likely to be explained by effects of treatment for NHL. We did not find a chemotherapy related increased risk of myeloid leukaemia among NHL patients...
  70. ncbi Recent trends and future projections of lymphoid neoplasms--a Bayesian age-period-cohort analysis
    I Bray
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Causes Control 12:813-20. 2001
    ..A key assumption in the projected rates is that the effect of environmental agents determining the trends during 1973-1992 will remain stable during the subsequent projection period...
  71. ncbi Meta- and pooled analyses of GSTM1, GSTT1, GSTP1, and CYP1A1 genotypes and risk of head and neck cancer
    Mia Hashibe
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:1509-17. 2003
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  72. ncbi CYP1A1 and GSTM1 genetic polymorphisms and lung cancer risk in Caucasian non-smokers: a pooled analysis
    Rayjean J Hung
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, F 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Carcinogenesis 24:875-82. 2003
    ..Our study therefore suggests that the CYP1A1 Ile(462)Val variant allele might play a role in lung carcinogenesis among non-smokers, possibly in combination with the GSTM1 null genotype...
  73. doi Dietary risk factors for hypopharyngeal cancer in India
    Julia E Heck
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Causes Control 19:1329-37. 2008
    ..The Indian subcontinent has among the highest rates of hypopharyngeal cancer worldwide. The purpose of this study was to examine the associations between the Indian diet and hypopharyngeal cancer...
  74. ncbi Glutathione S-transferase polymorphisms, cruciferous vegetable intake and cancer risk in the Central and Eastern European Kidney Cancer Study
    L E Moore
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Carcinogenesis 28:1960-4. 2007
    ..49; 95% CI: 1.08-5.77; P-interaction = 0.05). These data provide additional evidence for the role of cruciferous vegetables in cancer prevention among individuals with common, functional genetic polymorphisms...
  75. doi Occupational exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and lung cancer risk: a multicenter study in Europe
    Ann C Olsson
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    Occup Environ Med 67:98-103. 2010
    ..Lung cancer incidence in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) is among the highest in the world, and the role of occupational exposures has not been adequately studied in these countries...
  76. ncbi Polymorphisms of the DNA repair genes XRCC1, XRCC3, XPD, interaction with environmental exposures, and bladder cancer risk in a case-control study in northern Italy
    Min Shen
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:1234-40. 2003
    ..Similarly, the XRCC1 codon 399 polymorphism also had a protective effect on bladder cancer among heavy smokers. The XPD polymorphism was not, however, associated with bladder cancer risk...
  77. ncbi Folate metabolism genes, vegetable intake and renal cancer risk in central Europe
    Lee E Moore
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Int J Cancer 122:1710-5. 2008
    ..04 for all). In summary, these findings suggest that common variation in MTHFR and TYMS genes may be associated with RCC risk, particularly when vegetable intake is low...
  78. doi An estimate of cancers attributable to occupational exposures in France
    Paolo Boffetta
    International Prevention Research Institute, Lyon, France
    J Occup Environ Med 52:399-406. 2010
    ..To perform a quantitative estimate of the proportion of cancers attributable to occupational exposures in France in 2000...
  79. ncbi Lifestyle habits as prognostic factors in survival of laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer: a multicentric European study
    Rajesh P Dikshit
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 117:992-5. 2005
    ..Our results support the hypothesis that there is a role for dietary intervention to improve survival of laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer patients...
  80. doi Indoor air pollution from solid fuels and risk of hypopharyngeal/laryngeal and lung cancers: a multicentric case-control study from India
    Amir Sapkota
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Epidemiol 37:321-8. 2008
    ..Although as much as 74% of the Indian population relies on solid fuels for cooking, very little information is available on cancer risk associated with these fuels in India...
  81. ncbi Occupational X-ray examinations and lung cancer risk
    Paolo Boffetta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 115:263-7. 2005
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  82. ncbi Lung cancer and occupation in nonsmokers: a multicenter case-control study in Europe
    Ariana Zeka
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Epidemiology 17:615-23. 2006
    ..Therefore, the present study aimed to investigate the association between lung cancer and occupation independent of smoking...
  83. ncbi Occupational exposure to meat and risk of lymphoma: a multicenter case-control study from Europe
    Tina Moore
    Department of Lifestyle, Environment and Cancer, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 121:2761-6. 2007
    ..Occupational exposure to meat does not appear to represent an important risk factor of lymphoma, although an increased risk of specific types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma cannot be excluded...
  84. ncbi Pooled analysis and meta-analysis of glutathione S-transferase M1 and bladder cancer: a HuGE review
    Lawrence S Engel
    Occupational Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7240, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:95-109. 2002
    ..45, 95% CI: -0.03, 0.93). These results indicate that, among populations studied to date, GSTM1 null status is associated with a modest increase in the risk of bladder cancer...
  85. ncbi Esophageal cancer in Central and Eastern Europe: tobacco and alcohol
    Mia Hashibe
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 120:1518-22. 2007
    ..A synergistic interaction between tobacco and alcohol was observed for the risk of esophageal SCC, highlighting the importance of both factors for esophageal cancers in Central and Eastern Europe...
  86. ncbi Dietary risk factors for kidney cancer in Eastern and Central Europe
    Charles C Hsu
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Epidemiol 166:62-70. 2007
    ..The increased risk associated with dairy products, preserved vegetables, and red meat provides clues to the high rates of kidney cancer in this population...
  87. doi Multiple ADH genes are associated with upper aerodigestive cancers
    Mia Hashibe
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Nat Genet 40:707-9. 2008
    ..0002 and 0.065, respectively). Both gene effects were independent of each other, implying that multiple ADH genes may be involved in upper aerodigestive cancer etiology...
  88. ncbi Evidence for an important role of alcohol- and aldehyde-metabolizing genes in cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract
    Mia Hashibe
    IARC, Lyons, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:696-703. 2006
    ..Genetic susceptibility to upper aerodigestive tract cancer in relation to such exposures is an important aspect that should be investigated among populations in this region...
  89. pmc International Lung Cancer Consortium: pooled analysis of sequence variants in DNA repair and cell cycle pathways
    Rayjean J Hung
    IARC, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:3081-9. 2008
    ..To clarify the role of DNA repair genes in lung cancer susceptibility, we conducted a pooled analysis of genetic variants in DNA repair pathways, whose associations have been investigated by at least 3 individual studies...
  90. doi Sensitivity of the association between increased lung cancer risk and bitumen fume exposure to the assumptions in the assessment of exposure
    Frank de Vocht
    Gene Environment Epidemiology Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon, France
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:723-33. 2009
    ..Sensitivity analyses were conducted to assess whether these associations were robust to assumptions in the exposure assessment for which support could not be obtained due to lack of either measurements or direct observations...
  91. ncbi Lung cancer risk and occupational exposure to meat and live animals
    Raika Durusoy
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 118:2543-7. 2006
    ..The authors identified a more consistent association with exposure to live animals...
  92. pmc Involuntary smoking and head and neck cancer risk: pooled analysis in the International Head and Neck Cancer Epidemiology Consortium
    Yuan Chin Amy Lee
    Lifestyle, Environment and Cancer Group, IARC, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1974-81. 2008
    ..These results are consistent with those for active smoking and suggest that elimination of involuntary smoking exposure might reduce head and neck cancer risk among never smokers...
  93. pmc Apolipoprotein E/C1 locus variants modify renal cell carcinoma risk
    Lee E Moore
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20852, USA
    Cancer Res 69:8001-8. 2009
    ..In two large case-control studies, our findings further define a functional region of interest at the APOE locus that increases RCC susceptibility...
  94. ncbi Cancer incidence of dry cleaning, laundry and ironing workers in Sweden
    Noomie Travier
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Scand J Work Environ Health 28:341-8. 2002
    ..This study investigated the risk of cancer among dry cleaners, launderers, and pressers in a large record-linkage study in Sweden...
  95. pmc Cigarette smoking and pancreatic cancer: a pooled analysis from the pancreatic cancer cohort consortium
    Shannon M Lynch
    National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:403-13. 2009
    ..This finding and the decline in risk after smoking cessation suggest that smoking has a late-stage effect on pancreatic carcinogenesis...
  96. ncbi Lung cancer among rock and slag wool production workers
    Kristina Kjaerheim
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    Epidemiology 13:445-53. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the risk of lung cancer associated with exposure to RSW while controlling for other occupational exposures and tobacco smoking...
  97. pmc Occupational trichloroethylene exposure and renal carcinoma risk: evidence of genetic susceptibility by reductive metabolism gene variants
    Lee E Moore
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, NIH, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20852, USA
    Cancer Res 70:6527-36. 2010
    ....
  98. doi Serum levels of IGF-I, IGFBP-3 and colorectal cancer risk: results from the EPIC cohort, plus a meta-analysis of prospective studies
    Sabina Rinaldi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 126:1702-15. 2010
    ..07 [1.01-1.14] for 1 standard deviation increase in IGF-I). Overall, data from our present study and previous prospective studies combined indicate a relatively modest association of colorectal cancer risk with serum IGF-I...
  99. pmc Analysis of SNPs and haplotypes in vitamin D pathway genes and renal cancer risk
    Sara Karami
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health NIH, Department of Health and Human Services DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e7013. 2009
    ..This study comprehensively evaluated genetic variation across eight vitamin D pathway genes in relation to RCC risk. We found increased risk associated with VDR and RXRA. Replication studies are warranted to confirm these findings...
  100. pmc Quantitative analysis of DNA methylation profiles in lung cancer identifies aberrant DNA methylation of specific genes and its association with gender and cancer risk factors
    Thomas Vaissière
    Epigenetics Group, IARC, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Res 69:243-52. 2009
    ..Together, this study identifies aberrant DNA methylation patterns in lung cancer and thus exemplifies the mechanism by which environmental factors may interact with key genes involved in tumor suppression and contribute to lung cancer...
  101. pmc Type of alcoholic beverage and risk of head and neck cancer--a pooled analysis within the INHANCE Consortium
    Mark P Purdue
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:132-42. 2009
    ..Given the presence of heterogeneity in study-specific results, their findings should be interpreted with caution...