Elisabeth Cardis

Summary

Affiliation: International Agency for Research on Cancer
Country: France

Publications

  1. ncbi Estimates of the cancer burden in Europe from radioactive fallout from the Chernobyl accident
    Elisabeth Cardis
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 119:1224-35. 2006
  2. ncbi The 15-Country Collaborative Study of Cancer Risk among Radiation Workers in the Nuclear Industry: estimates of radiation-related cancer risks
    E Cardis
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Radiat Res 167:396-416. 2007
  3. pmc Identification of women with an increased risk of developing radiation-induced breast cancer
    Elisabeth Cardis
    Breast Cancer Res 9:106. 2007
  4. ncbi Current status and epidemiological research needs for achieving a better understanding of the consequences of the Chernobyl accident
    Elisabeth Cardis
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Health Phys 93:542-6. 2007
  5. ncbi Commentary: Low dose-rate exposures to ionizing radiation
    E Cardis
    Radiation Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1046-7. 2007
  6. ncbi The INTERPHONE study: design, epidemiological methods, and description of the study population
    Elisabeth Cardis
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372, Lyon, Cedex 08, France
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:647-64. 2007
  7. ncbi Radiation risk estimates in the beginning of the 21st century
    E Cardis
    Unit of Radiation and Cancer, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Health Phys 80:349-61. 2001
  8. ncbi Cancer consequences of the Chernobyl accident: 20 years on
    Elisabeth Cardis
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    J Radiol Prot 26:127-40. 2006
  9. pmc Risk of cancer after low doses of ionising radiation: retrospective cohort study in 15 countries
    E Cardis
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyons, France
    BMJ 331:77. 2005
  10. ncbi Risk of thyroid cancer after exposure to 131I in childhood
    Elisabeth Cardis
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:724-32. 2005

Research Grants

  1. Occupational exposures and brain cancer
    Elisabeth Cardis; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. ncbi Estimates of the cancer burden in Europe from radioactive fallout from the Chernobyl accident
    Elisabeth Cardis
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 119:1224-35. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi The 15-Country Collaborative Study of Cancer Risk among Radiation Workers in the Nuclear Industry: estimates of radiation-related cancer risks
    E Cardis
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Radiat Res 167:396-416. 2007
    ..Further studies will be important to better assess the role of tobacco and other occupational exposures in our risk estimates...
  3. pmc Identification of women with an increased risk of developing radiation-induced breast cancer
    Elisabeth Cardis
    Breast Cancer Res 9:106. 2007
    ..If confirmed, mutation carriers may wish to consider alternatives to X-ray for diagnostic purposes. The need for tailored cancer treatment strategies in carriers should also be evaluated carefully...
  4. ncbi Current status and epidemiological research needs for achieving a better understanding of the consequences of the Chernobyl accident
    Elisabeth Cardis
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Health Phys 93:542-6. 2007
    ..As such, they may have important consequences for the radiation protection of patients and of the general population in case of further nuclear emergencies...
  5. ncbi Commentary: Low dose-rate exposures to ionizing radiation
    E Cardis
    Radiation Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1046-7. 2007
  6. ncbi The INTERPHONE study: design, epidemiological methods, and description of the study population
    Elisabeth Cardis
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372, Lyon, Cedex 08, France
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:647-64. 2007
    ..Particular attention was paid to estimating the amount and direction of potential recall and participation biases and their impact on the study results...
  7. ncbi Radiation risk estimates in the beginning of the 21st century
    E Cardis
    Unit of Radiation and Cancer, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Health Phys 80:349-61. 2001
    ....
  8. ncbi Cancer consequences of the Chernobyl accident: 20 years on
    Elisabeth Cardis
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    J Radiol Prot 26:127-40. 2006
    ....
  9. pmc Risk of cancer after low doses of ionising radiation: retrospective cohort study in 15 countries
    E Cardis
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyons, France
    BMJ 331:77. 2005
    ..To provide direct estimates of risk of cancer after protracted low doses of ionising radiation and to strengthen the scientific basis of radiation protection standards for environmental, occupational, and medical diagnostic exposures...
  10. ncbi Risk of thyroid cancer after exposure to 131I in childhood
    Elisabeth Cardis
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:724-32. 2005
    ....
  11. ncbi The 15-Country Collaborative Study of Cancer Risk among Radiation Workers in the Nuclear Industry: study of errors in dosimetry
    I Thierry-Chef
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Radiat Res 167:380-95. 2007
    ..Doses from "lower-energy" photons (<100 keV) and from "higher-energy" photons (>3 MeV) were estimated to be small...
  12. doi Risk of thyroid cancer among chernobyl liquidators
    Ausrele Kesminiene
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Radiat Res 178:425-36. 2012
    ..Although recall bias and uncertainties in doses could have affected the magnitude of the risk estimates, the findings of this study contribute to a better characterization the risk of thyroid cancer after radiation exposure in adulthood...
  13. pmc Reconstruction of individual radiation doses for a case-control study of thyroid cancer in French Polynesia
    Vladimir Drozdovitch
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150, cours Albert Thomas, Lyon, Cedex 08, F 69372, France
    Health Phys 94:418-33. 2008
    ..A thorough compilation of the results of all radiation monitoring that was performed in French Polynesia in 1966-1974 would be likely to greatly improve the reliability and the precision of the dose estimates...
  14. doi Analysis of three-dimensional SAR distributions emitted by mobile phones in an epidemiological perspective
    Isabelle Deltour
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Bioelectromagnetics 32:634-43. 2011
    ....
  15. doi Quantifying the impact of selection bias caused by nonparticipation in a case-control study of mobile phone use
    Martine Vrijheid
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Ann Epidemiol 19:33-41. 2009
    ..To quantitatively assess the impact of selection bias caused by nonparticipation in a multinational case-control study of mobile phone use and brain tumor...
  16. pmc Risk of hematological malignancies among Chernobyl liquidators
    Ausrele Kesminiene
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Radiat Res 170:721-35. 2008
    ..Although sensitivity analyses showed generally similar results, we cannot rule out the possibility that biases and uncertainties could have led to over- or underestimation of the risk in this study...
  17. doi Recall bias in the assessment of exposure to mobile phones
    Martine Vrijheid
    Radiation Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 19:369-81. 2009
    ..However, apparent overestimation by cases in more distant time periods could cause positive bias in estimates of disease risk associated with mobile phone use...
  18. ncbi Studies of cancer risk among Chernobyl liquidators: materials and methods
    A Kesniiniene
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    J Radiol Prot 22:A137-41. 2002
    ....
  19. ncbi Uncertainties in individual doses in a case-control study of thyroid cancer after the Chernobyl accident
    V Drozdovitch
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 127:540-3. 2007
    ..7 to 3.7...
  20. ncbi Contribution of ATM and FOXE1 (TTF2) to risk of papillary thyroid carcinoma in Belarusian children exposed to radiation
    Francesca Damiola
    Genetic Cancer Susceptibility, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 134:1659-68. 2014
    ....
  21. ncbi The effects of recall errors and of selection bias in epidemiologic studies of mobile phone use and cancer risk
    Martine Vrijheid
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 16:371-84. 2006
    ....
  22. ncbi [Cancer epidemiology after the Chernobyl accident]
    Ausrele Kesminiene
    Centre international de recherche sur le cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex
    Bull Cancer 94:423-30. 2007
    ..Well-focused studies could verify these predictions, in particular with regard to the risks of leukaemia among liquidators and breast cancer among young women in the most contaminated areas...
  23. ncbi Study of a selection of 10 historical types of dosemeter: variation of the response to Hp(10) with photon energy and geometry of exposure
    I Thierry-Chef
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 102:101-13. 2002
    ..even at low energy. These results are being used to estimate errors in the response for each dosemeter type, used in the participating facilities, so that these can be taken into account in the estimates of cancer risk...
  24. ncbi Mortality from diseases other than cancer following low doses of ionizing radiation: results from the 15-Country Study of nuclear industry workers
    M Vrijheid
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1126-35. 2007
    ..It is not known, however, whether such effects also occur following the lower doses and dose rates of public health concern...
  25. ncbi A method to assess predominant energies of exposure in a nuclear research centre--Saclay (France)
    I Thierry-Chef
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, 150, cours A Thomas, 69372 Lyon, 08, France
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 94:215-25. 2001
    ..It was applied to personnel readings in one facility, confirming the experts' estimation. Beyond the International Study, the method has implication for the monitoring and protection of workers...
  26. pmc Validation of short term recall of mobile phone use for the Interphone study
    M Vrijheid
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Occup Environ Med 63:237-43. 2006
    ..To validate short term recall of mobile phone use within Interphone, an international collaborative case control study of tumours of the brain, acoustic nerve, and salivary glands related to mobile telephone use...
  27. ncbi The 15-Country Collaborative Study of Cancer Risk Among Radiation Workers in the Nuclear Industry: design, epidemiological methods and descriptive results
    M Vrijheid
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Radiat Res 167:361-79. 2007
    ..4 mSv. A strong healthy worker effect was observed in most countries. This study provides the largest body of direct evidence to date on the effects of low-dose protracted exposures to external photon radiation...
  28. doi Determinants of mobile phone output power in a multinational study: implications for exposure assessment
    M Vrijheid
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon, France
    Occup Environ Med 66:664-71. 2009
    ..To improve indices of RF exposure for epidemiological studies, we assessed determinants of mobile phone output power in a multinational study...
  29. ncbi Radiation exposure to the population of Europe following the Chernobyl accident
    V Drozdovitch
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 123:515-28. 2007
    ..The uncertainties in the dose estimates were subjectively estimated on the basis of the availability and reliability of the radiation data that were used for dose reconstruction in each country...
  30. pmc Ionizing radiation and risk of chronic lymphocytic leukemia in the 15-country study of nuclear industry workers
    Martine Vrijheid
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Radiat Res 170:661-5. 2008
    ..This study had little power due to low doses, short follow-up periods, and uncertainties in CLL ascertainment from death certificates; an extended follow-up of the cohorts is merited and would ideally include incident cancer cases...
  31. 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
    ....
  32. doi Can loud noise cause acoustic neuroma? Analysis of the INTERPHONE study in France
    M Hours
    Institut National de Recherche sur les Transports et leur Securite, Universite de Lyon, Lyon, France
    Occup Environ Med 66:480-6. 2009
    ..To investigate possible associations between risk of acoustic neuroma and exposure to loud noise in leisure and occupational settings...
  33. doi Distribution of RF energy emitted by mobile phones in anatomical structures of the brain
    E Cardis
    Radiation Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon 69372, France
    Phys Med Biol 53:2771-83. 2008
    ..Analyses of risk by location of tumour are therefore important for the interpretation of results of studies of brain tumours in relation to mobile phone use...
  34. ncbi Cellular phone use and risk of benign and malignant parotid gland tumors--a nationwide case-control study
    Siegal Sadetzki
    Cancer and Radiation Epidemiology Unit, Gertner Institute, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Epidemiol 167:457-67. 2008
    ..A positive dose-response trend was found for these measurements. Based on the largest number of benign PGT patients reported to date, our results suggest an association between cellular phone use and PGTs...
  35. ncbi Breast cancer in Belarus and Ukraine after the Chernobyl accident
    Eero Pukkala
    Finnish Cancer Registry, Institute for Statistical and Epidemiological Cancer Research, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Cancer 119:651-8. 2006
    ..It is unlikely that this excess could be entirely due to the increased diagnostic activity in these areas...
  36. ncbi Effect of chest X-rays on the risk of breast cancer among BRCA1/2 mutation carriers in the international BRCA1/2 carrier cohort study: a report from the EMBRACE, GENEPSO, GEO-HEBON, and IBCCS Collaborators' Group
    Nadine Andrieu
    Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale Emi00 06, Paris, France
    J Clin Oncol 24:3361-6. 2006
    ..Because of the role of the BRCA proteins in DNA repair, we hypothesized that BRCA carriers might be more sensitive to ionizing radiation than women in the general population...
  37. ncbi Re: Cellular telephone use and cancer risk: update of a nationwide Danish cohort study
    Anders Ahlbom
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:655; author reply 655-6. 2007
  38. ncbi Smoking and risk of parotid gland tumors: a nationwide case-control study
    Siegal Sadetzki
    Cancer and Radiation Epidemiology Unit, Gertner Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Cancer 112:1974-82. 2008
    ..The objective of the current study was to assess the association between smoking and benign and malignant parotid gland tumors (PGTs) in a nationwide study...
  39. ncbi A Monte Carlo maximum likelihood method for estimating uncertainty arising from shared errors in exposures in epidemiological studies of nuclear workers
    Leslie Stayner
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois 60612 4394, USA
    Radiat Res 168:757-63. 2007
    ..38 per Sv (90% confidence interval 0.54-12.58). The Monte Carlo maximum likelihood method yielded a slightly lower ERR (4.82 per Sv) and wider confidence interval (0.41-13.31)...

Research Grants2

  1. Occupational exposures and brain cancer
    Elisabeth Cardis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Further analyses of possible interactions between EMF and specific chemicals will also be conducted. ..