Pietro Ferrari

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Affiliation: International Agency for Research on Cancer
Country: France

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Dietary fiber intake and risk of hormonal receptor-defined breast cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study
    Pietro Ferrari
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:344-53. 2013
  2. doi request reprint 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
  3. doi request reprint Challenges in estimating the validity of dietary acrylamide measurements
    Pietro Ferrari
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Eur J Nutr 52:1503-12. 2013
  4. pmc Meat consumption and mortality--results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Med 11:63. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Plasma phospholipid fatty acid profiles and their association with food intakes: results from a cross-sectional study within the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Mitra Saadatian-Elahi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:331-46. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Dietary carbohydrates, glycemic index, glycemic load, and endometrial cancer risk within the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition cohort
    Anne E Cust
    Nutrition and Hormones Unit, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Epidemiol 166:912-23. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Dietary glycemic index and glycemic load and breast cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Isabelle Romieu
    Nutrition and Metabolism Section, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:345-55. 2012
  8. doi request reprint The evaluation of the diet/disease relation in the EPIC study: considerations for the calibration and the disease models
    Pietro Ferrari
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Int J Epidemiol 37:368-78. 2008
  9. pmc Meat, fish, and colorectal cancer risk: the European Prospective Investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Teresa Norat
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69 372 Lyon cedex 08, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:906-16. 2005
  10. pmc Association between pre-diagnostic circulating vitamin D concentration and risk of colorectal cancer in European populations:a nested case-control study
    Mazda Jenab
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    BMJ 340:b5500. 2010

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Publications44

  1. doi request reprint Dietary fiber intake and risk of hormonal receptor-defined breast cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study
    Pietro Ferrari
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:344-53. 2013
    ..Limited scientific evidence has characterized the association between dietary fiber intake and risk of breast cancer (BC) by menopausal status and hormone receptor expression in tumors...
  2. doi request reprint 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
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  3. doi request reprint Challenges in estimating the validity of dietary acrylamide measurements
    Pietro Ferrari
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Eur J Nutr 52:1503-12. 2013
    ..The objectives of this study were to compare dietary estimates of acrylamide from questionnaires (DQ) and 24-h recalls (R) with levels of acrylamide adduct (AA) in haemoglobin...
  4. pmc Meat consumption and mortality--results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Med 11:63. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association of red meat, processed meat, and poultry consumption with the risk of early death in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...
  5. doi request reprint Plasma phospholipid fatty acid profiles and their association with food intakes: results from a cross-sectional study within the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Mitra Saadatian-Elahi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:331-46. 2009
    ..Plasma phospholipid fatty acids have been correlated with food intakes in populations with homogeneous dietary patterns. However, few data are available on populations with heterogeneous dietary patterns...
  6. ncbi request reprint Dietary carbohydrates, glycemic index, glycemic load, and endometrial cancer risk within the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition cohort
    Anne E Cust
    Nutrition and Hormones Unit, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Epidemiol 166:912-23. 2007
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Dietary glycemic index and glycemic load and breast cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Isabelle Romieu
    Nutrition and Metabolism Section, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:345-55. 2012
    ..It is unclear whether this effect differs by BC phenotype...
  8. doi request reprint The evaluation of the diet/disease relation in the EPIC study: considerations for the calibration and the disease models
    Pietro Ferrari
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Int J Epidemiol 37:368-78. 2008
    ..This requires considerable work to standardize dietary measurements at the food and the nutrient levels...
  9. pmc Meat, fish, and colorectal cancer risk: the European Prospective Investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Teresa Norat
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69 372 Lyon cedex 08, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:906-16. 2005
    ..Current evidence suggests that high red meat intake is associated with increased colorectal cancer risk. High fish intake may be associated with a decreased risk, but the existing evidence is less convincing...
  10. pmc Association between pre-diagnostic circulating vitamin D concentration and risk of colorectal cancer in European populations:a nested case-control study
    Mazda Jenab
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    BMJ 340:b5500. 2010
    ..To examine the association between pre-diagnostic circulating vitamin D concentration, dietary intake of vitamin D and calcium, and the risk of colorectal cancer in European populations...
  11. doi request reprint Glycosylated hemoglobin and risk of colorectal cancer in men and women, the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Sabina Rinaldi
    IARC, 150, cours Albert Thomas, Lyon, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:3108-15. 2008
    ..The results of the current study suggest a mild implication of hyperglycemia in colorectal cancer, which seems more important in women than in men, and more for cancer of the rectum than of the colon...
  12. pmc Prediagnostic 25-hydroxyvitamin D, VDR and CASR polymorphisms, and survival in patients with colorectal cancer in western European ppulations
    Veronika Fedirko
    Nutritional Epidemiology Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:582-93. 2012
    ..Individuals with higher blood 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] levels have a lower risk of developing colorectal cancer (CRC), but the influence of 25(OH)D on mortality after CRC diagnosis is unknown...
  13. ncbi request reprint Lifetime and baseline alcohol intake and risk of colon and rectal cancers in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition (EPIC)
    Pietro Ferrari
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 121:2065-72. 2007
    ..03, 95%CI=0.98-1.09). In this large European cohort, both lifetime and baseline alcohol consumption increase colon and rectum cancer risk, with more apparent risk increases for alcohol intakes greater than 30 g/day...
  14. ncbi request reprint An approach to estimate between- and within-group correlation coefficients in multicenter studies: plasma carotenoids as biomarkers of intake of fruits and vegetables
    Pietro Ferrari
    Unit of Nutrition and Cancer, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Epidemiol 162:591-8. 2005
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  15. doi request reprint Dietary acrylamide intake of adults in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition differs greatly according to geographical region
    Heinz Freisling
    Dietary Exposure Assessment Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Eur J Nutr 52:1369-80. 2013
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Vitamin D receptor and calcium sensing receptor polymorphisms and the risk of colorectal cancer in European populations
    Mazda Jenab
    Lifestyle and Cancer Group, IARC, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2485-91. 2009
    ..These results confirm a role for the BsmI polymorphism of the VDR gene in CRC risk, independent of serum 25OHD concentration and dietary calcium intake...
  17. doi request reprint Plasma phospholipid fatty acid concentrations and risk of gastric adenocarcinomas in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-EURGAST)
    Veronique Chajes
    Nutrition and Metabolism, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:1304-13. 2011
    ..Epidemiologic data suggest that diet is a risk factor in the etiology of gastric cancer. However, the role of dietary fatty acids, a modifiable risk factor, remains relatively unexplored...
  18. ncbi request reprint Serum sex steroids in premenopausal women and breast cancer risk within the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Rudolf Kaaks
    Nutrition and Hormones Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:755-65. 2005
    ..We conducted a case-control study nested within the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition cohort to examine associations among premenopausal serum concentrations of sex steroids and subsequent breast cancer risk...
  19. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and risk of colon and rectal cancers: the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Christine Friedenreich
    Nutrition and Hormones Group, IARC, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2398-407. 2006
    ..We found that physical activity reduced colon cancer risk, specifically for right-sided tumors and for lean participants, but not rectal cancer...
  20. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric measures, endogenous sex steroids and breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women: a study within the EPIC cohort
    Sabina Rinaldi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 118:2832-9. 2006
    ..Our data indicate that the relationship of adiposity with breast cancer in postmenopausal women could be partially explained by the increases in endogenous estrogens, and by a decrease in levels of SHBG...
  21. pmc Methodological challenges in the application of the glycemic index in epidemiological studies using data from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Marit M E van Bakel
    Nutritional and Database Resource Team, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 63372 Lyon, France
    J Nutr 139:568-75. 2009
    ..80). A more consistent methodology to attribute GI values to foods and validated DQ is needed to derive meaningful GI/GL estimates for nutritional epidemiology...
  22. ncbi request reprint Consumption and portion sizes of tree nuts, peanuts and seeds in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohorts from 10 European countries
    Mazda Jenab
    Nutrition and Hormones Group, IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Br J Nutr 96:S12-23. 2006
    ..5 v. 23.1 g/d, P<0.01) and peanuts (46.1 v. 35.1 g/d, P<0.01) per day than women. These data may be useful in devising research initiatives and health policy strategies based on the intake of this food group...
  23. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome, plasma lipid, lipoprotein and glucose levels, and endometrial cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Anne E Cust
    Nutrition and Hormones Unit, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Endocr Relat Cancer 14:755-67. 2007
    ..01). None of the associations differed significantly by fasting status. These findings suggest that metabolic abnormalities and obesity may act synergistically to increase endometrial cancer risk...
  24. doi request reprint [Physical activity and cancer survival]
    Isabelle Romieu
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150, cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Bull Cancer 99:979-94. 2012
    ..The authors discuss the beneficial effect of physical activity on cancer survival with a main focus on breast cancer and report the conclusions from this workshop. ..
  25. ncbi request reprint Variations in lycopene blood levels and tomato consumption across European countries based on the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study
    Mazda Jenab
    Nutrition and Hormones Group, EPIC Team, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    J Nutr 135:2032S-6S. 2005
  26. pmc A Bayesian multilevel model for estimating the diet/disease relationship in a multicenter study with exposures measured with error: the EPIC study
    Pietro Ferrari
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon
    Stat Med 27:6037-54. 2008
    ..The use of multilevel models, which constitute a very powerful approach to estimating individual vs aggregate levels of evidence should be considered in multicenter studies...
  27. ncbi request reprint Region-specific nutrient intake patterns exhibit a geographical gradient within and between European countries
    Heinz Freisling
    Dietary Exposure Assessment Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon 69372, France
    J Nutr 140:1280-6. 2010
    ..We confirmed large variability in nutrient intakes across the EPIC study populations and identified 3 main region-specific patterns with a geographical gradient within and between European countries...
  28. doi request reprint Endogenous sex steroids and risk of cervical carcinoma: results from the EPIC study
    Sabina Rinaldi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2532-40. 2011
    ..Epidemiologic data and animal models suggest that, despite the predominant role of human papillomavirus infection, sex steroid hormones are also involved in the etiology of invasive cervical carcinoma (ICC)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Within- and between-cohort variation in measured macronutrient intakes, taking account of measurement errors, in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study
    Pietro Ferrari
    Unit of Nutrition and Cancer, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Epidemiol 160:814-22. 2004
    ..After calibration, the two components had a similar weight. This observation has important implications for the analysis of multicenter studies because the between-cohort component provides a large part of the overall heterogeneity...
  30. ncbi request reprint Circulating levels of sex steroid hormones and risk of endometrial cancer in postmenopausal women
    Annekatrin Lukanova
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 108:425-32. 2004
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Methylation patterns in sentinel genes in peripheral blood cells of heavy smokers: Influence of cruciferous vegetables in an intervention study
    Chiara Scoccianti
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Epigenetics 6:1114-9. 2011
    ....
  32. doi request reprint CDH1 gene polymorphisms, smoking, Helicobacter pylori infection and the risk of gastric cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-EURGAST)
    Mazda Jenab
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Eur J Cancer 44:774-80. 2008
    ..However, three CDH1 polymorphisms in the same haplotype block, including the CDH1-160C/A, interacted with smoking to increase GC risk in smokers but not in never smokers. These findings should be confirmed in larger independent studies...
  33. ncbi request reprint Long-term cryoconservation and stability of vitamin C in serum samples of the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Mazda Jenab
    Nutrition and Hormones Group, IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1837-40. 2005
    ..The results of this study show that vitamin C can be measured with reasonable reliability in plasma samples frozen for long periods of time without addition of any stabilizing agents...
  34. pmc Nutrient Patterns and Their Food Sources in an International Study Setting: Report from the EPIC Study
    Aurelie Moskal
    Dietary Exposure Assessment Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    PLoS ONE 9:e98647. 2014
    ..Compared to food patterns, nutrient patterns have been rarely used particularly at international level. We studied, in the context of a multi-center study with heterogeneous data, the methodological challenges regarding pattern analyses...
  35. ncbi request reprint The role of measurement error in estimating levels of physical activity
    Pietro Ferrari
    Nutrition and Hormones Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Epidemiol 166:832-40. 2007
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake and colorectal cancer risk: a dose-response meta-analysis of published cohort studies
    Aurelie Moskal
    Nutrition and Hormones Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 120:664-71. 2007
    ..Lifestyle recommendations for prevention of colorectal cancer should consider limiting alcohol intake...
  37. doi request reprint Biomarkers in nutritional epidemiology: applications, needs and new horizons
    Mazda Jenab
    Lifestyle, Environment and Cancer Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Hum Genet 125:507-25. 2009
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Uses and limitations of statistical accounting for random error correlations, in the validation of dietary questionnaire assessments
    Rudolf Kaaks
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Public Health Nutr 5:969-76. 2002
    ..To examine statistical models that account for correlation between random errors of different dietary assessment methods, in dietary validation studies...
  39. doi request reprint Impact of refining the assessment of dietary exposure to cadmium in the European adult population
    Pietro Ferrari
    Nutrition and Metabolism Section, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon, France
    Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess 30:687-97. 2013
    ..It is considered prudent to use probabilistic methodology should exposure estimates be close to or exceeding health-based guidance values...
  40. ncbi request reprint Plasma levels of six carotenoids in nine European countries: report from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Unit of Nutrition and Cancer, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Public Health Nutr 7:713-22. 2004
    ..Few studies have compared levels of these carotenoids between countries in Europe...
  41. ncbi request reprint Serum fatty acids and risk of breast cancer in a nested case-control study of the New York University Women's Health Study
    Mitra Saadatian-Elahi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:1353-60. 2002
    ..Neither individual n-3 fatty acids of marine origin, eicosapentaenoic acid (C20:5 n-3), and docosahexaenoic acid (C22:6 n-3), nor n-6 PUFAs were related to cancer risk in this study...
  42. doi request reprint ω-3 and ω-6 Polyunsaturated fatty acid intakes and the risk of breast cancer in Mexican women: impact of obesity status
    Veronique Chajes
    Nutrition and Metabolism, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150, cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:319-26. 2012
    ..We evaluated the association between ω-3 and ω-6 PUFA intake and breast cancer risk by obesity status in Mexican women...
  43. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake assessments in epidemiology: can we know what we are measuring?
    Rudolf Kaaks
    Nutrition and Hormones Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Ann Epidemiol 16:377-80. 2006
    ..We discuss fundamental assumptions required for the validation of dietary questionnaire assessments, using latent variable models...
  44. ncbi request reprint Meat consumption and colorectal cancer risk: dose-response meta-analysis of epidemiological studies
    Teresa Norat
    Unit of Nutrition and Cancer, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 98:241-56. 2002
    ..If average red meat intake is reduced to 70 g/week in these regions, colorectal cancer risk would hypothetically decrease by 7-24%...