Silvia Franceschi

Summary

Affiliation: International Agency for Research on Cancer
Country: France

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cervical infection with Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in women from ten areas in four continents. A cross-sectional study
    Silvia Franceschi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Sex Transm Dis 34:563-9. 2007
  2. pmc Prevalence and determinants of human papillomavirus genital infection in men
    S Franceschi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, F 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Br J Cancer 86:705-11. 2002
  3. pmc Helicobacter species in cancers of the gallbladder and extrahepatic biliary tract
    C de Martel
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Br J Cancer 100:194-9. 2009
  4. pmc Hepatitis B and C virus prevalence in a rural area of South Korea: the role of acupuncture
    H R Shin
    Division of Cancer Control and Epidemiology, National Cancer Center Research Institute, 809 Madu dong, Ilsan gu, Koyang, Kyonggi, 411 764 South Korea
    Br J Cancer 87:314-8. 2002
  5. pmc Worldwide variation in the relative importance of hepatitis B and hepatitis C viruses in hepatocellular carcinoma: a systematic review
    S A Raza
    Department of Surgery, The Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, PO Box 3500, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Br J Cancer 96:1127-34. 2007
  6. pmc Role of paan chewing and dietary habits in cervical carcinoma in Chennai, India
    T Rajkumar
    Cancer Institute WIA, 18 Sardar Patel Road, Adyar, Chennai 600 020, India
    Br J Cancer 88:1388-93. 2003
  7. pmc Prevalence of papillomavirus infection in women in Ibadan, Nigeria: a population-based study
    J O Thomas
    College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, PMB 5017, GPO, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Br J Cancer 90:638-45. 2004
  8. 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
  9. pmc Human papillomavirus infection in women with and without cervical cancer in Ibadan, Nigeria
    Clement Okolo
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Infect Agent Cancer 5:24. 2010
  10. pmc Acquisition of new infection and clearance of type-specific human papillomavirus infections in female students in Busan, South Korea: a follow-up study
    Jin Kyoung Oh
    Research Institute for National Cancer Control and Evaluation, National Cancer Center, 809 Madu, Ilsan, Goyang, Republic of Korea
    BMC Infect Dis 8:13. 2008

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Publications193 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Cervical infection with Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in women from ten areas in four continents. A cross-sectional study
    Silvia Franceschi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Sex Transm Dis 34:563-9. 2007
    ..Better information on the prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (NG) infection is needed in many world areas...
  2. pmc Prevalence and determinants of human papillomavirus genital infection in men
    S Franceschi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, F 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Br J Cancer 86:705-11. 2002
    ..Having had over 50 lifetime sexual partners, compared with only one, was associated with an odds ratio of 2.3...
  3. pmc Helicobacter species in cancers of the gallbladder and extrahepatic biliary tract
    C de Martel
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Br J Cancer 100:194-9. 2009
    ....
  4. pmc Hepatitis B and C virus prevalence in a rural area of South Korea: the role of acupuncture
    H R Shin
    Division of Cancer Control and Epidemiology, National Cancer Center Research Institute, 809 Madu dong, Ilsan gu, Koyang, Kyonggi, 411 764 South Korea
    Br J Cancer 87:314-8. 2002
    ..Hepatitis C virus risk attributable to acupuncture was 38% (9% for men and 55% for women). Safer acupuncture practice has become a priority for hepatitis C virus prevention in South Korea...
  5. pmc Worldwide variation in the relative importance of hepatitis B and hepatitis C viruses in hepatocellular carcinoma: a systematic review
    S A Raza
    Department of Surgery, The Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, PO Box 3500, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Br J Cancer 96:1127-34. 2007
    ..A predominance of HBsAg was found in HCCs from most Asian, African and Latin American countries, but anti-HCV predominated in Japan, Pakistan, Mongolia and Egypt. Anti-HCV was found more often than HBsAg in Europe and the United States...
  6. pmc Role of paan chewing and dietary habits in cervical carcinoma in Chennai, India
    T Rajkumar
    Cancer Institute WIA, 18 Sardar Patel Road, Adyar, Chennai 600 020, India
    Br J Cancer 88:1388-93. 2003
    ..Conversely, the adverse influence of paan chewing on ICC risk seemed to be attributable to a higher prevalence of cervical HPV infection in women who chewed...
  7. pmc Prevalence of papillomavirus infection in women in Ibadan, Nigeria: a population-based study
    J O Thomas
    College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, PMB 5017, GPO, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Br J Cancer 90:638-45. 2004
    ..6: 95% CI: 1.0-2.6). High prevalence of HPV in all age groups may be a distinctive feature of populations where HPV transmission continues into middle age and cervical cancer incidence is very high...
  8. 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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  9. pmc Human papillomavirus infection in women with and without cervical cancer in Ibadan, Nigeria
    Clement Okolo
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Infect Agent Cancer 5:24. 2010
    ..Concerns have been raised that the proportion of cervical cancer preventable by human papillomavirus (HPV) 16/18 vaccines might be lower in sub-Saharan Africa than elsewhere...
  10. pmc Acquisition of new infection and clearance of type-specific human papillomavirus infections in female students in Busan, South Korea: a follow-up study
    Jin Kyoung Oh
    Research Institute for National Cancer Control and Evaluation, National Cancer Center, 809 Madu, Ilsan, Goyang, Republic of Korea
    BMC Infect Dis 8:13. 2008
    ..Little is known about the natural history of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in Asian women...
  11. pmc Self-reported history of Pap-smear in HIV-positive women in Northern Italy: a cross-sectional study
    Luigino Dal Maso
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico IRCCS, Via Gallini 2, 33081 Aviano PN, Italy
    BMC Cancer 10:310. 2010
    ..We also examined the sociodemographic, clinical, and organizational factors associated with adherence to cervical cancer screening...
  12. pmc Changing patterns of cancer incidence in the early- and late-HAART periods: the Swiss HIV Cohort Study
    S Franceschi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Br J Cancer 103:416-22. 2010
    ..It also led to marked increases in their life expectancy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cervical cancer screening of women living with HIV infection: a must in the era of antiretroviral therapy
    Silvia Franceschi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Clin Infect Dis 45:510-3. 2007
    ..g., rapid human papillomavirus tests) are under evaluation...
  14. pmc Differences in the risk of cervical cancer and human papillomavirus infection by education level
    S Franceschi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Br J Cancer 101:865-70. 2009
    ..Cervical cancer risk is associated with low education even in an unscreened population, but it is not clear whether human papillomavirus (HPV) infection follows the same pattern...
  15. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus and risk factors for cervical cancer in Chennai, India: a case-control study
    Silvia Franceschi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 107:127-33. 2003
    ..A vaccine against HPV 16 and 18 may be effective in more than three-quarters of ICC in the study area...
  16. ncbi request reprint Strategies to reduce the risk of virus-related cancers
    S Franceschi
    Epidemiology Unit, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Italy
    Ann Oncol 11:1091-6. 2000
    ..Recent estimates (at least 10% of cancer worldwide) have revealed that viruses, together with tobacco and diet, account for the largest proportion of cancer in the world...
  17. ncbi request reprint The IARC commitment to cancer prevention: the example of papillomavirus and cervical cancer
    Silvia Franceschi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    Recent Results Cancer Res 166:277-97. 2005
    ..Thus, early detection of CC precursor lesions by screening, and their treatment, will remain the most important measures for the control of CC for the foreseeable future...
  18. doi request reprint Epidemiology and prevention of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Silvia Franceschi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Lett 286:5-8. 2009
    ..In the absence of a vaccine, the prevention of HCV infection requires an integrated strategy (i.e., screening of blood donations, safe injection practices, and avoidance of unnecessary injections)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis viruses, alcohol, and tobacco in the etiology of hepatocellular carcinoma in Italy
    Silvia Franceschi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyons, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:683-9. 2006
    ..In conclusion, our study confirms the importance of HCV in HCC etiology in Italy where the widespread dissemination of the virus dates back four or five decades...
  20. pmc Papillomavirus infection in rural women in southern India
    S Franceschi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Br J Cancer 92:601-6. 2005
    ..7), nulligravidity (OR=2.3), and condom use (OR=2.6). It is unclear how much low clearance of, or frequent reinfection with HPV accounted for the study prevalence of infection in different age groups...
  21. pmc Hepatitis C virus and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: Findings from the Swiss HIV Cohort Study
    S Franceschi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Br J Cancer 95:1598-602. 2006
    ..37; 95% CI: 1.03-5.43). No relationships between NHL risk and anti-HBc or HBsAg emerged. Coinfection with HIV and HCV or HBV did not increase NHL risk compared to HIV alone in the SHCS...
  22. pmc Kaposi sarcoma incidence in the Swiss HIV Cohort Study before and after highly active antiretroviral therapy
    S Franceschi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Br J Cancer 99:800-4. 2008
    ..06; 95% CI, 0.02-0.17). Thirty-three out of 52 (63.5%) KS cases among HAART users arose among PWHA who had stopped treatment or used HAART for less than 6 months...
  23. doi request reprint Eurogin 2010 roadmap on cervical cancer prevention
    Silvia Franceschi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 128:2765-74. 2011
    ..HPV tests and HPV vaccines remain, however, too expensive, and large-scale financing of screening and vaccination in less developed countries is sorely lacking...
  24. doi request reprint Infection with hepatitis B and C viruses and risk of lymphoid malignancies in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Silvia Franceschi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon, Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:208-14. 2011
    ..More limited data suggested that hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection might also be associated with NHL. However, prospective studies on the topic are few...
  25. ncbi request reprint Fiber intake and risk of nasopharyngeal carcinoma: a case-control study
    Ettore Bidoli
    a Unit of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, IRCCS, Aviano, Italy
    Nutr Cancer 65:1157-63. 2013
    ..57; 95% CI: 0.33-0.96), and lignin (OR = 0.51; 95% CI: 0.31-0.85). In conclusion, this study suggests that dietary intake of soluble and insoluble fibers is inversely related to NPC risk in a nonendemic southern population. ..
  26. 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia trachomatis and invasive cervical cancer: a pooled analysis of the IARC multicentric case-control study
    Jennifer S Smith
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 111:431-9. 2004
    ..0; 95% CI = 0.53-1.9) in HPV DNA-positive women. An association of C. trachomatis with squamous cell ICC was found among all cases and control women with or without adjustment for HPV...
  28. ncbi request reprint Association between components of the insulin-like growth factor system and epithelial ovarian cancer risk
    Luigino Dal Maso
    Servizio di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Aviano, Italy
    Oncology 67:225-30. 2004
    ..Components of the insulin-like growth factor (IGF) system have been associated with several cancers, but very few studies are available for ovarian cancer...
  29. ncbi request reprint Food groups and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma: A multicenter case-control study in Italy
    Renato Talamini
    Unita di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Aviano, Italy
    Int J Cancer 119:2916-21. 2006
    ..The present study supports the hypothesis of a role of diet in HCC aetiology. Dietary modifications may be indicated in subjects at high-risk for HCC...
  30. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and endometrial cancer risk: the modifying effect of obesity
    Jerry Polesel
    SOC Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, IRCCS, Aviano, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 18:476-81. 2009
    ..This finding calls for caution in interpreting the favorable effects of cigarette smoking, considering the toxic and carcinogenic effects of tobacco...
  31. doi request reprint Fiber intake and endometrial cancer risk
    Ettore Bidoli
    Struttura Operativa Complessa di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, PN, Italy
    Acta Oncol 49:441-6. 2010
    ..Consequently, a case-control study was carried out to further investigate the role of dietary fiber intake in the etiology of endometrial cancer...
  32. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk in the Swiss HIV Cohort Study: associations with immunodeficiency, smoking, and highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Gary M Clifford
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:425-32. 2005
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Macronutrients, fatty acids, cholesterol and renal cell cancer risk
    Ettore Bidoli
    Unita di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano PN, Italy
    Int J Cancer 122:2586-9. 2008
    ..Results were consistent in strata of age, body mass index, treated hypertension, energy intake, stage and family history of RCC...
  34. ncbi request reprint Role of parity and human papillomavirus in cervical cancer: the IARC multicentric case-control study
    Nubia Munoz
    Unit of Field and Intervention Studies, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, F 69372, Cedex 08, Lyon, France
    Lancet 359:1093-101. 2002
    ..To assess the role of reproductive factors in the progression from HPV infection to cancer, we did a pooled analysis including only HPV-positive women...
  35. ncbi request reprint Nutrients intake and the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in Italy
    Jerry Polesel
    Unita di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Via F Gallini 2, 33081 Aviano, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 43:2381-7. 2007
    ..61; 95% CI: 0.78-3.30). In conclusion, a diet rich in linoleic acid containing foods (e.g. white meats and fish) and beta-carotene was inversely related to HCC risk...
  36. doi request reprint Global burden of human papillomavirus and related diseases
    David Forman
    Section of Cancer Information, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Vaccine 30:F12-23. 2012
    ..1 to 0.2% with a peak occurring at teenage and young adult ages. This article forms part of a special supplement entitled "Comprehensive Control of HPV Infections and Related Diseases" Vaccine Volume 30, Supplement 5, 2012...
  37. ncbi request reprint Smoking and non-Hodgkin lymphoma: case-control study in Italy
    Renato Talamini
    Servizio di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, IRCCS, Aviano PN, Italy
    Int J Cancer 115:606-10. 2005
    ..Infection acted together according to a multiplicative model, leading to a 4-fold elevated risk in current smokers HCV positive subjects...
  38. doi request reprint Comparison of polymerase chain reaction and histopathology for the detection of Helicobacter pylori in gastric biopsies
    Catherine de Martel
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 69372 Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 126:1992-6. 2010
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Effect of obesity and other lifestyle factors on mortality in women with breast cancer
    Luigino Dal Maso
    Unita di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Italy
    Int J Cancer 123:2188-94. 2008
    ..High BMI was the lifestyle risk factor that most consistently modified breast cancer prognosis in our study...
  40. ncbi request reprint Onion and garlic use and human cancer
    Carlotta Galeone
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy, Italy
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1027-32. 2006
    ..Interest in the potential benefits of allium vegetables, in particular, onion (Allium cepa) and garlic (Allium sativum), has its origin in antiquity, but the details of these benefits are still open to discussion...
  41. doi request reprint Dietary vitamins E and C and prostate cancer risk
    Ettore Bidoli
    Unita di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, IRCCS, Aviano, PN, Italy
    Acta Oncol 48:890-4. 2009
    ..The epidemiologic evidence on dietary vitamins E and C and prostate cancer is controversial. Therefore, a case-control study was carried out to investigate the role of dietary intake of vitamins E and C in the etiology of prostate cancer...
  42. ncbi request reprint Micronutrients and laryngeal cancer risk in Italy and Switzerland: a case-control study
    Ettore Bidoli
    Servizio di Epidemiologia, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 14:477-84. 2003
    ..To investigate the relation between various micronutrients and laryngeal cancer risk...
  43. ncbi request reprint Consumption of fruit, vegetables, and other food groups and the risk of nasopharyngeal carcinoma
    Jerry Polesel
    Unit of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centro di Riferimento OncologicoI, IRCCS, Via Franco Gallini, 2, 33081, Aviano, PN, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1157-65. 2013
    ..This study aimed to investigate the relationship between NPC risk and a wide range of food groups in the Italian population...
  44. 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...
  45. ncbi request reprint Herpes simplex virus-2 as a human papillomavirus cofactor in the etiology of invasive cervical cancer
    Jennifer S Smith
    Unit of Field and Intervention Studies, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:1604-13. 2002
    ..We performed a pooled analysis of seven case-control studies to examine the effect of one possible HPV cofactor, herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2) infection, in the etiology of invasive cervical cancer...
  46. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus and oral cancer: the International Agency for Research on Cancer multicenter study
    Rolando Herrero
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France rherrero amnet co cr
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1772-83. 2003
    ..To investigate these associations, we conducted a multicenter case-control study of cancer of the oral cavity and oropharynx in nine countries...
  47. ncbi request reprint HPV16 semiquantitative viral load and serologic biomarkers in oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas
    Aimee R Kreimer
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 115:329-32. 2005
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Non-Hodgkin lymphoma incidence in the Swiss HIV Cohort Study before and after highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Jerry Polesel
    Epidemiology and Biostatics Unit, Aviano Cancer Center, Aviano, Italy
    AIDS 22:301-6. 2008
    ..To assess the long-term effect of HAART on non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) incidence in people with HIV (PHIV)...
  49. ncbi request reprint Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and hepatitis C virus: a case-control study from northern and southern Italy
    Renato Talamini
    Servizio di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Pordenone, Italy
    Int J Cancer 110:380-5. 2004
    ..In conclusion, HCV infection was associated with an increase in NHL risk, and the fraction of NHL cases attributable to HCV was 12.4% (range 6.3-18.5%)...
  50. ncbi request reprint Dietary folate, alcohol consumption, and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Jerry Polesel
    Unita di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Italy
    Nutr Cancer 57:146-50. 2007
    ..However, the lack of an overall effect for one-carbon nutrients and the small sample size suggested caution in interpreting our results...
  51. doi request reprint Influence of HIV-related immunodeficiency on the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Gary M Clifford
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    AIDS 22:2135-41. 2008
    ..To investigate HIV-related immunodeficiency as a risk factor for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) among persons infected with HIV, while controlling for the effect of frequent coinfection with hepatitis C and B viruses...
  52. pmc Worldwide trends in incidence rates for oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancers
    Anil K Chaturvedi
    Anil K Chaturvedi, William F Anderson, and Philip S Rosenberg, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD Maura L Gillison, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH Joannie Lortet Tieulent, Jacques Ferlay, Silvia Franceschi, and Freddie Bray, International Agency for Research on Cancer and Maria Paula Curado, International Prevention Research Institute, Lyon, France
    J Clin Oncol 31:4550-9. 2013
    ..To investigate whether this represents a global phenomenon, we evaluated incidence trends for OPCs and oral cavity cancers (OCCs) in 23 countries across four continents...
  53. pmc Interaction between tobacco and alcohol use and the risk of head and neck cancer: pooled analysis in the International Head and Neck Cancer Epidemiology Consortium
    Mia Hashibe
    IARC, Lifestyle, Environment and Cancer Group, Genetics and Epidemiology Cluster, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:541-50. 2009
    ..The magnitude of risk conferred by the interaction between tobacco and alcohol use on the risk of head and neck cancers is not clear because studies have used various methods to quantify the excess head and neck cancer burden...
  54. doi request reprint Changes in the incidence of thyroid cancer between 1991 and 2005 in Italy: a geographical analysis
    Mauro Lise
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, Aviano Cancer Center, IRCCS, Aviano, Italy
    Thyroid 22:27-34. 2012
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint The impact of tobacco smoking and alcohol drinking on survival of patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Renato Talamini
    Unit of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, National Cancer Institute, Aviano, Italy
    Int J Cancer 122:1624-9. 2008
    ..Our findings strongly encourage physicians to advice NHL patients to stop smoking and diminish alcohol consumption to obtain improvements in the course of NHL...
  56. ncbi request reprint Food groups and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a multicenter, case-control study in Italy
    Renato Talamini
    Unita di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, I 33081 Aviano PN, Italy
    Int J Cancer 118:2871-6. 2006
    ..59, 95% CI: 0.36-0.97). The association of pasta/rice was also supported by an increased risk of high glycemic load levels (OR = 1.86, 95% CI: 1.04-3.32). In conclusion, our results suggested that diet could affect NHL risk...
  57. ncbi request reprint Smoking and cervical cancer: pooled analysis of the IARC multi-centric case--control study
    Martyn Plummer
    Unit of Field and Intervention Studies, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, F 69372 Lyon, France
    Cancer Causes Control 14:805-14. 2003
    ..This analysis is part of a series of analyses of cofactors of HPV in the aetiology of cervical cancer...
  58. ncbi request reprint Dietary habits and risk of pancreatic cancer: an Italian case-control study
    Jerry Polesel
    Unita di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, IRCCS, Via Franco Gallini, 2, 33081 Aviano, Pordenone, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 21:493-500. 2010
    ..To investigate the association between dietary habits and pancreatic cancer...
  59. doi request reprint Prevalence of human papillomavirus types in cervical and oral cancers in central India
    Tarik Gheit
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    Vaccine 27:636-9. 2009
    ..None of penile cancers was found positive for any of the high-risk HPV types. These data show that HPV16 vaccination in this geographical region will have considerable impact on the prevention of cervical and other epithelial cancers...
  60. ncbi request reprint Renal cell cancer and body size at different ages: an Italian multicenter case-control study
    Luigino Dal Maso
    S O C Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano PN, Italy
    Am J Epidemiol 166:582-91. 2007
    ..RCC risks among overweight and obese persons were apparently higher in never smokers, persons with the clear-cell histologic type, and persons with a Fuhrman nuclear grade of G3-G4...
  61. ncbi request reprint Hormone-related factors and gynecological conditions in relation to endometrial cancer risk
    Antonella Zucchetto
    SOC Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, IRCCS, Aviano, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 18:316-21. 2009
    ..In conclusion, this study confirms the importance of multiparity, years of menstruation, and oral contraceptive use in endometrial cancer etiology, thus contributing to identify women at elevated risk of such neoplasm...
  62. ncbi request reprint Glycemic index and load and risk of upper aero-digestive tract neoplasms (Italy)
    Livia S A Augustin
    Servizio di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Aviano, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 14:657-62. 2003
    ....
  63. 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...
  64. 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
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Serologic response to oncogenic human papillomavirus types in male and female university students in Busan, South Korea
    Gary M Clifford
    IARC, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1874-9. 2007
    ..In contrast, HPV seropositivity among men was not associated with sexual behavior or the presence of HPV DNA. Seroprevalence correlates with genital HPV exposure in young women, but its meaning in young men is unclear...
  66. ncbi request reprint Global burden of cancers attributable to infections in 2008: a review and synthetic analysis
    Catherine de Martel
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Lancet Oncol 13:607-15. 2012
    ..Infections with certain viruses, bacteria, and parasites have been identified as strong risk factors for specific cancers. An update of their respective contribution to the global burden of cancer is warranted...
  67. ncbi request reprint Estimating dose-response relationship between ethanol and risk of cancer using regression spline models
    Jerry Polesel
    Servizio di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Italy
    Int J Cancer 114:836-41. 2005
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  68. ncbi request reprint Association between components of the insulin-like growth factor system and endometrial cancer risk
    Livia S A Augustin
    Servizio di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Aviano, Italy
    Oncology 67:54-9. 2004
    ..We used data from a case-control study conducted in Italy to provide additional information on the relation between the IGF system and endometrial cancer...
  69. ncbi request reprint Alcohol drinking outside meals and cancers of the upper aero-digestive tract
    Luigino Dal Maso
    Servizio di Epidemiologia, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Italy
    Int J Cancer 102:435-7. 2002
    ..Our findings show that drinking pattern with respect to food consumption may influence alcohol carcinogenesis in the upper digestive and respiratory tract. An "alcohol washing effect" by chewing and swallowing is suggested...
  70. doi request reprint Tobacco smoking and the risk of upper aero-digestive tract cancers: A reanalysis of case-control studies using spline models
    Jerry Polesel
    Unita di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Italy
    Int J Cancer 122:2398-402. 2008
    ..The excess of risk among people smoking 2 cigarettes/day highlights the absence of any harmless level for cigarette smoking, and it further supports the need of public health programs against tobacco smoking...
  71. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori cytotoxin-associated genotype and gastric precancerous lesions
    Martyn Plummer
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1328-34. 2007
    ..pylori genes to the severity and progression of precancerous lesions is not well defined...
  72. ncbi request reprint Tobacco smoking, alcohol drinking, and the risk of different histological types of nasopharyngeal cancer in a low-risk population
    Jerry Polesel
    Unit of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, IRCCS, Via F Gallini 2, 33081 Aviano PN, Italy
    Oral Oncol 47:541-5. 2011
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus genotype distribution in low-grade cervical lesions: comparison by geographic region and with cervical cancer
    Gary M Clifford
    IARC, 150 cours Albert Thomas, F 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1157-64. 2005
    ..Some regional differences in the relative importance of HPV genotypes in LSIL were noted...
  74. doi request reprint Common polymorphisms in the MDM2 and TP53 genes and the relationship between TP53 mutations and patient outcomes in glioblastomas
    Izabela Zawlik
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon, France
    Brain Pathol 19:188-94. 2009
    ..07-1.71). Detailed analyses revealed that TP53 codon 72 Pro allele was significantly associated with shorter survival among patients with glioblastomas carrying a TP53 mutation, and among those treated with surgery plus radiotherapy...
  75. doi request reprint Concurrent infection with multiple human papillomavirus types: pooled analysis of the IARC HPV Prevalence Surveys
    Salvatore Vaccarella
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:503-10. 2010
    ..The different results by genotyping method suggest that the apparent clustering of HPV infections was an artifact of the measurement process. Further investigation is required to evaluate other widely used HPV detection methods...
  76. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus types in 115,789 HPV-positive women: a meta-analysis from cervical infection to cancer
    Peng Guan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 131:2349-59. 2012
    ..HPV16 in particular, but also HPV18 and 45, warrant special attention in HPV-based screening programs...
  77. ncbi request reprint Lifetime occupational and recreational physical activity and risk of benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Luigino Dal Maso
    Unita di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano PN, Italy
    Int J Cancer 118:2632-5. 2006
    ..A moderate PA at any ages may help reducing a sizeable number of BPH...
  78. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus type 16 and TP53 mutation in oral cancer: matched analysis of the IARC multicenter study
    Min Dai
    IARC, Lyon, France
    Cancer Res 64:468-71. 2004
    ..0; 95% confidence interval, 0.2-5.4). TP53 inactivation is a major mechanism of HPV-related carcinogenesis in the oral cavity and oropharynx. The role of HPV in cancers also containing TP53 mutations remains to be clarified...
  79. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus types in head and neck squamous cell carcinomas worldwide: a systematic review
    Aimee R Kreimer
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:467-75. 2005
    ..Small sample size and publication bias complicate the assessment of the prevalence of HPV in head and neck sites beyond the oropharynx...
  80. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B and C virus infections in hepatocellular carcinoma and cirrhosis in Mongolia
    Bolormaa Dondog
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Eur J Cancer Prev 20:33-9. 2011
    ..The future benefit of childhood vaccination against HBV in Mongolia will be undermined by the consequences of a severe HCV epidemic and a uniquely high burden of dual infections...
  81. ncbi request reprint Survival after AIDS diagnosis in Italy, 1999-2006: a population-based study
    Diego Serraino
    Unit of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, IRCCS, Aviano, Italy
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 52:99-105. 2009
    ..To provide survival estimates of Italian people with AIDS (PWA) in the highly active antiretroviral therapy era and to identify prognostic factors at diagnosis and illnesses present at death...
  82. pmc Sexual behaviours and the risk of head and neck cancers: a pooled analysis in the International Head and Neck Cancer Epidemiology (INHANCE) consortium
    Julia E Heck
    Lifestyle, Environment, and Cancer Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Epidemiol 39:166-81. 2010
    ..Sexual contact may be the means by which head and neck cancer patients are exposed to human papillomavirus (HPV)...
  83. ncbi request reprint [Human papillomavirus: a vaccine against cervical carcinoma uterine]
    Silvia Franceschi
    Field and Intervention Study Unit, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Epidemiol Prev 26:140-4. 2002
    ..Such trial may accelerate by many years the availability of an anti-HPV vaccine among populations at highest risk for cervical carcinoma...
  84. ncbi request reprint Nutrient intake and ovarian cancer: an Italian case-control study
    Ettore Bidoli
    Epidemiology Unit, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 13:255-61. 2002
    ..The role of selected macronutrients, cholesterol, and fatty acids in the etiology of epithelial ovarian cancer was analyzed using data from a case-control study carried out in five Italian areas between January 1992 and December 1999...
  85. ncbi request reprint Incidence of AIDS-defining cancers after AIDS diagnosis among people with AIDS in Italy, 1986-1998
    Silvia Franceschi
    Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 34:84-90. 2003
    ..5% in 1993-1996 to 2.4% in 1997-1998, but IRs after AIDS could not be evaluated. On account of the marked decline of KS in men in 1997-1998, the overall burden of ADCs in Italy became similar in both genders...
  86. doi request reprint The impact of obesity and diabetes mellitus on the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma
    J Polesel
    S O C Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, IRCCS, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Pordenone, Italy
    Ann Oncol 20:353-7. 2009
    ..To evaluate the association of obesity and DM with HCC risk, we conducted a hospital-based, case-control study in two Italian areas...
  87. pmc Cessation of alcohol drinking, tobacco smoking and the reversal of head and neck cancer risk
    Manuela Marron
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Epidemiol 39:182-96. 2010
    ..However, it is unclear how many years must pass following cessation of these habits before the risk is reduced, and whether the risk ultimately declines to the level of never smokers or never drinkers...
  88. ncbi request reprint Evidence for Chlamydia trachomatis as a human papillomavirus cofactor in the etiology of invasive cervical cancer in Brazil and the Philippines
    Jennifer S Smith
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, F 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    J Infect Dis 185:324-31. 2002
    ..C. trachomatis infection was found to be a possible cofactor of HPV in the etiology of squamous cervical cancer, and its effect may be mediated by chronic inflammation...
  89. ncbi request reprint Immunity, infection, and cancer
    Gary Clifford
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Lancet 370:6-7. 2007
  90. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of antibodies against human papillomavirus (HPV) types 16 and 18 in four continents: the International Agency for Research on Cancer HPV Prevalence Surveys
    Salvatore Vaccarella
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2379-88. 2010
    ..Few human papillomavirus (HPV) seroprevalence studies have been carried out in women from low-resource countries...
  91. ncbi request reprint Alcohol drinking in never users of tobacco, cigarette smoking in never drinkers, and the risk of head and neck cancer: pooled analysis in the International Head and Neck Cancer Epidemiology Consortium
    Mia Hashibe
    Gene Environment Epidemiology Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:777-89. 2007
    ....
  92. doi request reprint The prevalence of human papillomavirus infection in Mombasa, Kenya
    Hugo De Vuyst
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Causes Control 21:2309-13. 2010
    ..A human papillomavirus (HPV) prevalence survey was done in Mombasa, Kenya, to improve the knowledge of HPV prevalence and genotype distribution in sub-Saharan African countries overall, and in women of different ages...
  93. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus types among women infected with HIV: a meta-analysis
    Gary M Clifford
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    AIDS 20:2337-44. 2006
    ..It is not known to what extent these different types are associated with high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (HSIL) and cancer...
  94. ncbi request reprint Chapter 3: HPV type-distribution in women with and without cervical neoplastic diseases
    Gary Clifford
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Vaccine 24:S3/26-34. 2006
    ..After HPV-16/18, the six most common HPV types are the same in all world regions, namely 31, 33, 35, 45, 52 and 58; these account for an additional 20% of cervical cancers worldwide...
  95. ncbi request reprint Chemoprevention of precancerous gastric lesions with antioxidant vitamin supplementation: a randomized trial in a high-risk population
    Martyn Plummer
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:137-46. 2007
    ..Epidemiologic evidence suggests that a diet rich in fresh fruit and vegetables could be a protective factor against this disease. This effect may be mediated through antioxidant vitamins...
  96. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hepatitis B and C serological markers among first-time blood donors in Brazil: a multi-center serosurvey
    Maria Claudia Nascimento
    Laboratório de Virologia do Instituto de Medicina Tropical, Departamento de Moléstias Infecciosas e Parasitárias da Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Med Virol 80:53-7. 2008
    ..95; 95% CI: 1.2-3.1), but not women. The seroprevalence of HBV and HCV was low among Brazilian blood donors, and exposure increased with age in both genders...
  97. doi request reprint Cancer risk in HIV-infected persons: influence of CD4(+) count
    Gary M Clifford
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Future Oncol 5:669-78. 2009
    ....
  98. ncbi request reprint Strategies for HPV prevention
    Martyn Plummer
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, F 69372 Lyon, France
    Virus Res 89:285-93. 2002
    ..Finally, projections of the number of cases of cervical cancer following the introduction of mass vaccination are given for developed and developing countries...
  99. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of non-Hodgkin lymphomas and other haemolymphopoietic neoplasms in people with AIDS
    Luigino Dal Maso
    Servizio di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, IRCCS, Aviano, PN, Italy
    Lancet Oncol 4:110-9. 2003
    ....