N Slimani

Summary

Affiliation: International Agency for Research on Cancer
Country: France

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Role of glucagon in the control of heat production in ducklings
    A S H Squalli
    Laboratoire de Physiologie et Ecophysiologie, Faculte des Sciences et Techniques, Mohammedia, Maroc
    J Neural Transm 113:1417-24. 2006
  2. pmc Determinants of non- response to a second assessment of lifestyle factors and body weight in the EPIC-PANACEA study
    Anne M May
    Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht University, PO Box 85500, 3508, GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:148. 2012
  3. pmc The association of education with body mass index and waist circumference in the EPIC-PANACEA study
    Silke Hermann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Public Health 11:169. 2011
  4. pmc The INSIG2 rs7566605 polymorphism is not associated with body mass index and breast cancer risk
    Daniele Campa
    German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Cancer 10:563. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Contribution of highly industrially processed foods to the nutrient intakes and patterns of middle-aged populations in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study
    N Slimani
    Dietary Exposure Assessment Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:S206-25. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint The EPIC nutrient database project (ENDB): a first attempt to standardize nutrient databases across the 10 European countries participating in the EPIC study
    N Slimani
    Nutrition and Hormones Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:1037-56. 2007
  7. doi request reprint The standardized computerized 24-h dietary recall method EPIC-Soft adapted for pan-European dietary monitoring
    N Slimani
    Dietary Exposure Assessment Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:S5-15. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Group level validation of protein intakes estimated by 24-hour diet recall and dietary questionnaires against 24-hour urinary nitrogen in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) calibration study
    Nadia Slimani
    Unit of Nutrition and Cancer, IARC WHO, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:784-95. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Diversity of dietary patterns observed in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) project
    N Slimani
    Unit of Nutrition and Cancer, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Public Health Nutr 5:1311-28. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Perspectives of using the EPIC-SOFT programme in the context of pan-European nutritional monitoring surveys: methodological and practical implications
    N Slimani
    Unit of Nutrition and Cancer, IARC, Lyon, France
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:S63-74. 2002

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Publications94

  1. ncbi request reprint Role of glucagon in the control of heat production in ducklings
    A S H Squalli
    Laboratoire de Physiologie et Ecophysiologie, Faculte des Sciences et Techniques, Mohammedia, Maroc
    J Neural Transm 113:1417-24. 2006
    ....
  2. pmc Determinants of non- response to a second assessment of lifestyle factors and body weight in the EPIC-PANACEA study
    Anne M May
    Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht University, PO Box 85500, 3508, GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:148. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc The association of education with body mass index and waist circumference in the EPIC-PANACEA study
    Silke Hermann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Public Health 11:169. 2011
    ..To examine the association of education with body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...
  4. pmc The INSIG2 rs7566605 polymorphism is not associated with body mass index and breast cancer risk
    Daniele Campa
    German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Cancer 10:563. 2010
    ..BMI is considered to be one of the measures of choice to evaluate body fatness and there is evidence that body fatness is related with an increased risk of breast cancer (BC)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Contribution of highly industrially processed foods to the nutrient intakes and patterns of middle-aged populations in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study
    N Slimani
    Dietary Exposure Assessment Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:S206-25. 2009
    ..To describe the contribution of highly processed foods to total diet, nutrient intakes and patterns among 27 redefined centres in the 10 countries participating in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...
  6. ncbi request reprint The EPIC nutrient database project (ENDB): a first attempt to standardize nutrient databases across the 10 European countries participating in the EPIC study
    N Slimani
    Nutrition and Hormones Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:1037-56. 2007
    ..This was required because there is currently no European reference NDB available...
  7. doi request reprint The standardized computerized 24-h dietary recall method EPIC-Soft adapted for pan-European dietary monitoring
    N Slimani
    Dietary Exposure Assessment Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:S5-15. 2011
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Group level validation of protein intakes estimated by 24-hour diet recall and dietary questionnaires against 24-hour urinary nitrogen in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) calibration study
    Nadia Slimani
    Unit of Nutrition and Cancer, IARC WHO, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:784-95. 2003
    ..This observation may have implications on the dietary measurement error characteristics and support the potential benefit of between-cohort calibration...
  9. ncbi request reprint Diversity of dietary patterns observed in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) project
    N Slimani
    Unit of Nutrition and Cancer, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Public Health Nutr 5:1311-28. 2002
    ..To describe the diversity in dietary patterns existing across centres/regions participating in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Perspectives of using the EPIC-SOFT programme in the context of pan-European nutritional monitoring surveys: methodological and practical implications
    N Slimani
    Unit of Nutrition and Cancer, IARC, Lyon, France
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:S63-74. 2002
    ..To evaluate the usefulness of a computerized 24 h diet recall programme (EPIC-SOFT) for pan-European dietary surveys...
  11. ncbi request reprint Standardization of the 24-hour diet recall calibration method used in the european prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition (EPIC): general concepts and preliminary results
    N Slimani
    Unit of Nutrition and Cancer, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Eur J Clin Nutr 54:900-17. 2000
    ..In addition, an analysis of variance was performed to examine the level of standardization of EPIC-SOFT across the 90 interviewers involved in the study...
  12. ncbi request reprint European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) calibration study: rationale, design and population characteristics
    N Slimani
    Unit of Nutrition and Cancer, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Public Health Nutr 5:1125-45. 2002
    ..The overall results suggest that, after adjustment for age, dietary intakes estimated from calibration samples can reasonably be interpreted as representative of the main cohorts in most of the EPIC centres...
  13. ncbi request reprint Plasma carotenoids as biomarkers of intake of fruits and vegetables: individual-level correlations in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    W K Al-Delaimy
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:1387-96. 2005
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Diet, serum insulin-like growth factor-I and IGF-binding protein-3 in European women
    T Norat
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:91-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship of diet with serum insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) and IGF-binding protein-3 in women...
  15. ncbi request reprint A bivariate measurement error model for nitrogen and potassium intakes to evaluate the performance of regression calibration in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study
    P Ferrari
    Dietary Exposure Assessment Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:S179-87. 2009
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Dietary intakes of retinol, beta-carotene, vitamin D and vitamin E in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition cohort
    M Jenab
    Lifestyle and Cancer Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:S150-78. 2009
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Total dietary carbohydrate, sugar, starch and fibre intakes in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    A E Cust
    Dietary Exposure Assessment Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:S37-60. 2009
    ..To describe dietary carbohydrate intakes and their food sources among 27 centres in 10 countries participating in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study...
  18. pmc Mediterranean dietary pattern and cancer risk in the EPIC cohort
    E Couto
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Br J Cancer 104:1493-9. 2011
    ..Although several studies have investigated the association of the Mediterranean diet with overall mortality or risk of specific cancers, data on overall cancer risk are sparse...
  19. 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
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Dietary glycaemic index and glycaemic load in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    M M E van Bakel
    Dietary Exposure Assessment Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:S188-205. 2009
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of under- and overreporting of energy intake in the 24-hour diet recalls in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    P Ferrari
    Unit of Nutrition and Cancer, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Public Health Nutr 5:1329-45. 2002
    ..To evaluate under- and overreporting and their determinants in the EPIC 24-hour diet recall (24-HDR) measurements collected in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...
  22. ncbi request reprint IGF-I, IGFBP-3 and breast cancer risk in women: The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    S Rinaldi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon, Cedex 08, France
    Endocr Relat Cancer 13:593-605. 2006
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Do dietary patterns actually vary within the EPIC study?
    N Slimani
    Unit of Nutrition and Cancer, IARC, Lyon, France
    IARC Sci Publ 156:49-52. 2002
  24. pmc Plasma and dietary carotenoid, retinol and tocopherol levels and the risk of gastric adenocarcinomas in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    M Jenab
    Nutrition and Hormones Group, IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Br J Cancer 95:406-15. 2006
    ..26, 95% CI = 0.11-0.65, P(trend) = 0.003). These results show that higher plasma concentrations of some carotenoids, retinol and alpha-tocopherol are associated with reduced risk of GC...
  25. 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
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC): study populations and data collection
    E Riboli
    Unit of Nutrition and Cancer, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Public Health Nutr 5:1113-24. 2002
    ..The present paper provides a description of the EPIC study, with the aim of simplifying reference to it in future papers reporting substantive or methodological studies carried out in the EPIC cohort...
  27. ncbi 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint Serum C-peptide levels and breast cancer risk: results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Martijn Verheus
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 119:659-67. 2006
    ..Nevertheless, among older, postmenopausal women, hyperinsulinemia might contribute to increasing breast cancer risk...
  29. ncbi request reprint Plasma carotenoids as biomarkers of intake of fruits and vegetables: ecological-level correlations in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    W K Al-Delaimy
    Nutrition and Hormones Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:1397-408. 2005
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Relationship of alcohol intake and sex steroid concentrations in blood in pre- and post-menopausal women: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    S Rinaldi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372, Lyon Cedex, France
    Cancer Causes Control 17:1033-43. 2006
    ....
  31. 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...
  32. ncbi request reprint Plasma and dietary vitamin C levels and risk of gastric cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-EURGAST)
    Mazda Jenab
    Nutrition and Hormones Group, IARC WHO Lyon, France
    Carcinogenesis 27:2250-7. 2006
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Physical activity, sex steroid, and growth factor concentrations in pre- and post-menopausal women: a cross-sectional study within the EPIC cohort
    S Rinaldi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon, France
    Cancer Causes Control 25:111-24. 2014
    ..PA may reduce cancer risk by changing endogenous hormones levels, but relatively little research has focused on this topic. The purpose of this study was to elucidate the relation between PA and endogenous hormone concentrations...
  34. ncbi request reprint 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...
  35. 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...
  36. ncbi request reprint Serum levels of C-peptide, IGFBP-1 and IGFBP-2 and endometrial cancer risk; results from the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Anne E Cust
    Nutrition and Hormones Unit, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 120:2656-64. 2007
    ..bottom quartile = 1.28 [95% CI 0.67-2.45], p(trend) = 0.42. Our results provide modest support to the hypothesis that hyperinsulinaemia is a risk factor for endometrial cancer...
  37. ncbi request reprint Meat consumption in Europe--results from the EPIC study
    J Linseisen
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon, France
    IARC Sci Publ 156:211-2. 2002
  38. ncbi request reprint Endogenous androgens and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer: results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Sabina Rinaldi
    IARC, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:23-9. 2007
    ..The heterogeneity of results on the associations of fT with ovarian cancer risk in postmenopausal women deserves further investigation...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. ncbi 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...
  42. ncbi 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
    ....
  43. ncbi 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...
  44. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and endometrial cancer risk: a review of the current evidence, biologic mechanisms and the quality of physical activity assessment methods
    Anne E Cust
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, and Sydney Cancer Centre, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 18:243-58. 2007
    ....
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. ncbi request reprint Association of nut and seed intake with colorectal cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Mazda Jenab
    Nutrition and Hormones Group, IARC WHO, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1595-603. 2004
    ..80-0.98), with no associations in men. It is not evident from this data why there may be a stronger association in women or why it may be limited to the colon, suggesting that much further research is necessary...
  50. 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...
  51. 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
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation in the growth hormone synthesis pathway in relation to circulating insulin-like growth factor-I, insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3, and breast cancer risk: results from the European prospective investigation into cancer and nu
    Federico Canzian
    Hormones and Cancer Team, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, F 69372 Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2316-25. 2005
    ....
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. ncbi 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...
  56. ncbi request reprint Review and evaluation of innovative technologies for measuring diet in nutritional epidemiology
    A K Illner
    Dietary Exposure Assessment Group, Nutrition and Metabolism Section, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Epidemiol 41:1187-203. 2012
    ..However, their relative merits in nutritional epidemiological studies, which require accurate quantitative estimates of the usual intake at individual level, still need to be evaluated...
  57. 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...
  58. ncbi request reprint Plasma adiponectin levels and endometrial cancer risk in pre- and postmenopausal women
    Anne E Cust
    Nutrition and Hormones Unit, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 69372 Lyon, France
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:255-63. 2007
    ..Adiponectin, an adipocytokine secreted by adipose tissue, is decreased in obesity, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, and polycystic ovary syndrome, all of which are well-established risk factors for endometrial cancer...
  59. pmc Polymorphisms of genes coding for insulin-like growth factor 1 and its major binding proteins, circulating levels of IGF-I and IGFBP-3 and breast cancer risk: results from the EPIC study
    F Canzian
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Br J Cancer 94:299-307. 2006
    ..Common genetic variation in these candidate genes does not play a major role in altering breast cancer risk in Caucasians...
  60. ncbi request reprint Serum B vitamin levels and risk of lung cancer
    Mattias Johansson
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    JAMA 303:2377-85. 2010
    ..B vitamins and factors related to 1-carbon metabolism help to maintain DNA integrity and regulate gene expression and may affect cancer risk...
  61. 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...
  62. ncbi request reprint Dietary fat intake and risk of prostate cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Francesca L Crowe
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1405-13. 2008
    ..However, the results from more recent prospective studies do not support this hypothesis, and the possible association between different food sources of fat and prostate cancer risk also remains unclear...
  63. ncbi request reprint [Dietary fibers in food and protection against colorectal cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study]
    Anne M Tjønneland
    Kraeftens Bekaempelse, Institut for Epidemiologisk Kraeftforskning, København
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:2458-60. 2004
  64. ncbi request reprint The association of gastric cancer risk with plasma folate, cobalamin, and methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase polymorphisms in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Stein Emil Vollset
    LOCUS for Homocysteine and Related Vitamins, Institute of Medicine, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2416-24. 2007
    ..However, we observed increased gastric cancer risk at low cobalamin levels that was most likely due to compromised cobalamin status in atrophic gastritis preceding gastric cancer...
  65. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional study on acrylamide hemoglobin adducts in subpopulations from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) Study
    Hubert W Vesper
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 56:6046-53. 2008
    ..In the assessment of potential health effects related to acrylamide exposure, country of origin, BMI, alcohol consumption, sex, and smoking status should be considered...
  66. ncbi request reprint Plasma carotenoids, retinol, and tocopherols and the risk of prostate cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study
    Timothy J Key
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:672-81. 2007
    ..Previous studies suggest that high plasma concentrations of carotenoids, retinol, or tocopherols may reduce the risk of prostate cancer...
  67. ncbi request reprint Intake of fruits and vegetables and risk of cancer of the upper aero-digestive tract: the prospective EPIC-study
    Heiner Boeing
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbrucke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558, Nuthetal, Germany
    Cancer Causes Control 17:957-69. 2006
    ..Dietary recommendations should consider the potential benefit of increasing fruits and vegetables consumption for reducing the risk of cancers of the upper aero-digestive tract, particularly at low intake...
  68. ncbi request reprint Body size and risk of colon and rectal cancer in the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Tobias Pischon
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition DIfE, Potsdam Rehbruecke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:920-31. 2006
    ..This discrepancy may be related to differences in fat distribution between sexes or to the use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in women...
  69. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and survival in older Dutch women
    Patricia M C M Waijers
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:1170-6. 2006
    ..The need to gain insight into prevailing eating patterns and their health effects is evident...
  70. ncbi request reprint Fish consumption and breast cancer risk. The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Dagrun Engeset
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Cancer 119:175-82. 2006
    ..Although the period of follow-up is relatively short, the results provide no evidence for an association between fish intake and breast cancer risk...
  71. ncbi request reprint Fruits and vegetables and renal cell carcinoma: findings from the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition (EPIC)
    Steffen Weikert
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal
    Int J Cancer 118:3133-9. 2006
    ..The relationship of specific fruit and vegetable subgroups with RCC risk warrant further investigation...
  72. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable intake and the risk of stomach and oesophagus adenocarcinoma in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-EURGAST)
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Department of Epidemiology, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona ICO IDIBELL, Spain
    Int J Cancer 118:2559-66. 2006
    ..Our study supports a possible protective role of vegetable intake in the intestinal type of GC and the ACO. Citrus fruit consumption may have a role in the protection against cardia GC and ACO...
  73. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns among older Europeans: the EPIC-Elderly study
    Christina Bamia
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, M Asias 75, Athens 11527, Greece
    Br J Nutr 94:100-13. 2005
    ..Our study contributes to the identification of groups of elderly who are likely to have different prospects for long-term disease occurrence and survival...
  74. ncbi request reprint Body size and risk of renal cell carcinoma in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Tobias Pischon
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbruecke, Germany
    Int J Cancer 118:728-38. 2006
    ..Our data give further credence to public health efforts aiming to reduce the prevalence of obesity to prevent RCC, in addition to other chronic diseases...
  75. ncbi request reprint Is the association with fiber from foods in colorectal cancer confounded by folate intake?
    Sheila A Bingham
    Medical Research Council Dunn Human Nutrition Unit, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1552-6. 2005
    ..The association with fiber from different food sources was analyzed, but again, there were no significance trends after maximum adjustment...
  76. pmc Modified Mediterranean diet and survival: EPIC-elderly prospective cohort study
    Antonia Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens 11527, Greece
    BMJ 330:991. 2005
    ..To examine whether adherence to the modified Mediterranean diet, in which unsaturates were substituted for monounsaturates, is associated with longer life expectancy among elderly Europeans...
  77. ncbi request reprint Consumption of vegetables and fruits and risk of breast cancer
    Carla H van Gils
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    JAMA 293:183-93. 2005
    ..Most of the evidence comes from case-control studies, but a recent pooled analysis of the relatively few published cohort studies suggests no significantly reduced breast cancer risk is associated with vegetable and fruit consumption...
  78. ncbi request reprint Fruits and vegetables and lung cancer: Findings from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Anthony B Miller
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 108:269-76. 2004
    ..The findings from this analysis can be regarded as re-enforcing recommendations with regard to enhanced fruit consumption for populations. However, the effect is likely to be small compared to smoking cessation...
  79. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of different types and characteristics of processed meat which might be associated with cancer risk--results from the 24-hour diet recalls in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Jakob Linseisen
    German Cancer Research Centre, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Public Health Nutr 9:449-64. 2006
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic position and the risk of gastric and oesophageal cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-EURGAST)
    Gabriele Nagel
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Epidemiol 36:66-76. 2007
    ..To evaluate the association of socioeconomic position with adenocarcinoma of the oesophagus and stomach...
  81. ncbi request reprint Dietary fibre in food and protection against colorectal cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC): an observational study
    Sheila A Bingham
    MRC Dunn Human Nutrition Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Lancet 361:1496-501. 2003
    ..Dietary fibre is thought to protect against colorectal cancer but this view has been challenged by recent prospective and intervention studies that showed no protective effect...
  82. ncbi request reprint Cereal fiber intake may reduce risk of gastric adenocarcinomas: the EPIC-EURGAST study
    Mendez M A
    Department of Epidemiology, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona ICO IDIBELL, Spain
    Int J Cancer 121:1618-23. 2007
    ..Cereal fiber consumption may help to reduce risk of GC, particularly diffuse type tumors. Further study on different food sources of fiber in relation to GC risk is warranted to confirm these relationships...
  83. ncbi request reprint Eating out of home and its correlates in 10 European countries. The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study
    Philippos Orfanos
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Street, Athens 11527, Greece
    Public Health Nutr 10:1515-25. 2007
    ....
  84. ncbi request reprint Serum androgens and prostate cancer among 643 cases and 643 controls in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Ruth C Travis
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Int J Cancer 121:1331-8. 2007
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and lung cancer risk: updated information from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Jakob Linseisen
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 121:1103-14. 2007
    ..In addition to an overall inverse association with fruit intake, the results of this evaluation add evidence for a significant inverse association of vegetable consumption and lung cancer incidence in smokers...
  86. ncbi request reprint Variations in plasma phytoestrogen concentrations in European adults
    Petra H M Peeters
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Nutr 137:1294-300. 2007
    ..Despite the fact that plasma concentrations of phytoestrogens in Europe were low compared with Asian populations, they varied substantially among subjects from the 16 different regions...
  87. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and lymphoma risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology C020, German Cancer Research Centre, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, Heidelberg, 69120, Germany
    Cancer Causes Control 18:537-49. 2007
    ..The best-established risk factors are related to dys-regulation of immune function, and evidence suggests that factors such as dietary or lifestyle habits may be involved in the etiology...
  88. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and survival of older Europeans: the EPIC-Elderly Study (European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition)
    Christina Bamia
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens, Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Street, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Public Health Nutr 10:590-8. 2007
    ..To investigate the association of a posteriori dietary patterns with overall survival of older Europeans...
  89. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake and breast cancer risk: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Anne Tjønneland
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 18:361-73. 2007
    ..Using data from 274,688 women participating in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study (EPIC), we investigated the relation between alcohol intake and the risk of breast cancer...
  90. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and risk of endometrial cancer: the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Christine Friedenreich
    Division of Population Health and Information, Alberta Cancer Board, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Cancer 121:347-55. 2007
    ..The relative risk reductions are most apparent for household activities...
  91. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric factors and risk of endometrial cancer: the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Christine Friedenreich
    Division of Population Health and Information, Alberta Cancer Board, T2N 4N2, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 18:399-413. 2007
    ..To examine the association between anthropometry and endometrial cancer, particularly by menopausal status and exogenous hormone use subgroups...
  92. ncbi request reprint No association of consumption of animal foods with risk of ovarian cancer
    Mandy Schulz
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbrucke, Arthur Schneunert Allee 114 116, 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:852-5. 2007
  93. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and the risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and multiple myeloma in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Aneire E Khan
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, Public Health and Primary Care, Imperial College London, St Mary s Campus, Variety Wing, Norfolk Place, Paddington, London W2 1PG
    Haematologica 93:842-50. 2008
    ..Increases in the incidence of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and multiple myeloma in the past implicate environmental factors as potential causal agents...
  94. ncbi request reprint EPIC-Heart: the cardiovascular component of a prospective study of nutritional, lifestyle and biological factors in 520,000 middle-aged participants from 10 European countries
    John Danesh
    EPIC Heart Secretariat, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Strangeways Research Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Worts Causeway, Cambridge, CB1 8RN, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:129-41. 2007
    ..Subsequent analyses will extend this approach to non-fatal cardiovascular outcomes and to further dietary, biochemical and genetic factors...