Pagona Lagiou

Summary

Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Diet during pregnancy and levels of maternal pregnancy hormones in relation to the risk of breast cancer in the offspring
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:20-6. 2006
  2. pmc Intrauterine exposures, pregnancy estrogens and breast cancer risk: where do we currently stand?
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, 75 M, Asias Street, Goudi, GR 115 27, Athens, Greece
    Breast Cancer Res 8:112. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Maternal and cord blood hormones in relation to birth size
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 29:343-51. 2014
  4. pmc The hormonal profile of benign breast disease
    E Samoli
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School, 75 M Asias Street, Goudi GR 115 27, Greece
    Br J Cancer 108:199-204. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Is maternal height a risk factor for breast cancer?
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Cancer Prev 22:389-90. 2013
  6. pmc Low carbohydrate-high protein diet and incidence of cardiovascular diseases in Swedish women: prospective cohort study
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School, 75 M Asias Street, Goudi, GR 115 27 Athens, Greece
    BMJ 344:e4026. 2012
  7. pmc Correlation of umbilical cord blood hormones and growth factors with stem cell potential: implications for the prenatal origin of breast cancer hypothesis
    Todd M Savarese
    Department of Cancer Biology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 364 Plantation Street, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 9:R29. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Maternal height, pregnancy estriol and birth weight in reference to breast cancer risk in Boston and Shanghai
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Int J Cancer 117:494-8. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Levels and correlates of alpha-fetoprotein in normal pregnancies among Caucasian and Chinese women
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Goudi, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Cancer Prev 16:178-83. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Flavonoid intake in relation to lung cancer risk: case-control study among women in Greece
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    Nutr Cancer 49:139-43. 2004

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Publications79

  1. ncbi request reprint Diet during pregnancy and levels of maternal pregnancy hormones in relation to the risk of breast cancer in the offspring
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:20-6. 2006
    ..This advice does not contradict current dietary advice on prudent diet during pregnancy and throughout life...
  2. pmc Intrauterine exposures, pregnancy estrogens and breast cancer risk: where do we currently stand?
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, 75 M, Asias Street, Goudi, GR 115 27, Athens, Greece
    Breast Cancer Res 8:112. 2006
    ..Recent results from a unique cohort of women with documented exposure to diethylstilbestrol in utero have provided direct evidence in support of a potential role of pregnancy oestrogens on breast cancer risk in offspring...
  3. ncbi request reprint Maternal and cord blood hormones in relation to birth size
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 29:343-51. 2014
    ..All correlations tended to be more pronounced among offspring of taller mothers. Among taller mothers in Shanghai, IGF-2 appeared to be at least as strongly associated with birth size as IGF-1...
  4. pmc The hormonal profile of benign breast disease
    E Samoli
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School, 75 M Asias Street, Goudi GR 115 27, Greece
    Br J Cancer 108:199-204. 2013
    ..We compared blood levels of estrogens, testosterone and insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) between BBD patients by histological type and women without breast pathology...
  5. doi request reprint Is maternal height a risk factor for breast cancer?
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Cancer Prev 22:389-90. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc Low carbohydrate-high protein diet and incidence of cardiovascular diseases in Swedish women: prospective cohort study
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School, 75 M Asias Street, Goudi, GR 115 27 Athens, Greece
    BMJ 344:e4026. 2012
    ..To study the long term consequences of low carbohydrate diets, generally characterised by concomitant increases in protein intake, on cardiovascular health...
  7. pmc Correlation of umbilical cord blood hormones and growth factors with stem cell potential: implications for the prenatal origin of breast cancer hypothesis
    Todd M Savarese
    Department of Cancer Biology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 364 Plantation Street, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 9:R29. 2007
    ..We examined in umbilical cord blood the correlation of potential breast epithelial mitogens, including hormones and growth factors, with hematopoietic stem cell concentrations serving as surrogates of overall stem cell potential...
  8. ncbi request reprint Maternal height, pregnancy estriol and birth weight in reference to breast cancer risk in Boston and Shanghai
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Int J Cancer 117:494-8. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Levels and correlates of alpha-fetoprotein in normal pregnancies among Caucasian and Chinese women
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Goudi, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Cancer Prev 16:178-83. 2007
    ..39 to -0.05). In normal pregnancies, maternal alpha-fetoprotein is inversely related to prepregnancy body mass index and appears to have a physiologic role on duration of gestation rather than on birth weight...
  10. ncbi request reprint Flavonoid intake in relation to lung cancer risk: case-control study among women in Greece
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    Nutr Cancer 49:139-43. 2004
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  11. ncbi request reprint Intake of specific flavonoid classes and coronary heart disease--a case-control study in Greece
    P Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:1643-8. 2004
    ..Dietary intake of flavonoids has been reported to protect against coronary heart disease (CHD) risk, but associations of specific classes of flavonoids with CHD have not been adequately studied...
  12. pmc Estrogen alpha and progesterone receptor expression in the normal mammary epithelium in relation to breast cancer risk
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School, and First Department of Surgery, Elena Venizelou Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int J Cancer 124:440-2. 2009
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  13. ncbi request reprint Flavonoid classes and risk of peripheral arterial occlusive disease: a case-control study in Greece
    P Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:214-9. 2006
    ..To assess the relation between specific flavonoid classes and peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD), an important manifestation of atherosclerosis...
  14. doi request reprint Diet and upper-aerodigestive tract cancer in Europe: the ARCAGE study
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Int J Cancer 124:2671-6. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the results of this large multicentric study indicate that diet plays an important role in the etiology of UADT cancer...
  15. ncbi request reprint Mediterranean dietary pattern and mortality among young women: a cohort study in Sweden
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Greece
    Br J Nutr 96:384-92. 2006
    ..The findings of the present study in a northern European population of young women indicate that closer adherence to a Mediterranean dietary pattern reduces mortality even among young persons...
  16. doi request reprint Associations of placental weight with maternal and cord blood hormones
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Ann Epidemiol 23:669-73. 2013
    ..We evaluated the associations of maternal and cord blood hormones with placental weight in normal pregnancies...
  17. doi request reprint Energy intake during pregnancy in relation to offspring gender by maternal height
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 26:39-44. 2011
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  18. pmc Hepatocellular carcinoma risk factors and disease burden in a European cohort: a nested case-control study
    Dimitrios Trichopoulos
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:1686-95. 2011
    ..To date, no attempt has been made to systematically determine the apportionment of the hepatocellular carcinoma burden in Europe or North America among established risk factors...
  19. pmc Diet and expression of estrogen alpha and progesterone receptors in the normal mammary gland
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School, 75 M Asias Street, Goudi 115 27, Greece
    Cancer Causes Control 20:601-7. 2009
    ..We investigated whether dietary intakes are associated with the expression of ER-alpha and PR receptors in the apparently normal, as opposed to pathological, mammary tissue...
  20. ncbi request reprint Birthweight differences between USA and China and their relevance to breast cancer aetiology
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    Int J Epidemiol 32:193-8. 2003
    ..There has been renewed interest about determinants of birth size following the propagation of hypotheses that birth size parameters may have long-term consequences on the occurrence of common diseases in adulthood, including breast cancer...
  21. doi request reprint Birth weight, breast cancer susceptibility loci, and breast cancer risk
    Rulla M Tamimi
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:689-96. 2010
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  22. ncbi request reprint Occupational physical activity in relation with prostate cancer and benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Areti Lagiou
    Faculty of Health Professions, Athens Technological Institute, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:336-9. 2008
    ..Given the high frequency of occurrence of the examined conditions in the male population and our limited knowledge about other modifiable risk factors, preventive measures may have to focus on increasing physical activity...
  23. doi request reprint Alcohol-related cancers and genetic susceptibility in Europe: the ARCAGE project: study samples and data collection
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Cancer Prev 18:76-84. 2009
    ..Close to 90% of UADT cancers were squamous cell carcinomas. A clear preponderance of smokers and alcohol drinkers among UADT cases compared with controls was observed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy estriol, estradiol, progesterone and prolactin in relation to birth weight and other birth size variables (United States)
    Lorelei A Mucci
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:311-8. 2003
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  25. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy hormones, pre-eclampsia, and implications for breast cancer risk in the offspring
    Rulla Tamimi
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:647-50. 2003
    ..Our findings indicate that progesterone may have a role in the late manifestation of pre-eclampsia pathology but are also compatible with the hypothesis that increases in progesterone represent an early compensatory mechanism...
  26. doi request reprint Birth weight and mammographic density among postmenopausal women in Sweden
    Rulla M Tamimi
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Cancer 126:985-91. 2010
    ..These results indicate that adult breast density, a powerful predictor of breast cancer risk, has intrauterine roots, as reflected in birth size...
  27. doi request reprint Mediterranean diet and upper aerodigestive tract cancer: the Greek segment of the Alcohol-Related Cancers and Genetic Susceptibility in Europe study
    Evangelia Samoli
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Street, Goudi, GR 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Br J Nutr 104:1369-74. 2010
    ..Adherence to the traditional Mediterranean diet is associated with reduced risk of UADT cancers, and may explain the lower incidence of UADT cancers in Greece, in spite of the smoking and drinking habits of this population...
  28. doi request reprint Diet and expression of estrogen alpha and progesterone receptors in malignant mammary tissue
    Areti Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Athens Medical School, Goudi, Athens, Greece
    Nutr Cancer 63:65-72. 2011
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  29. ncbi request reprint Micronutrient intake during pregnancy in relation to birth size
    Pagona Lagiou
    Dept of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Nutr 44:52-9. 2005
    ..There exists very little information on possible effects on birth size of micronutrient intakes at levels that are usually encountered among pregnant women in developed countries...
  30. ncbi request reprint Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy in relation to prolactin, estrogens, and progesterone: a prospective study
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Obstet Gynecol 101:639-44. 2003
    ..To assess pregnancy hormone levels in relation to nausea with or without vomiting...
  31. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of pregravid oral contraceptive use in relation to fetal growth
    Lorelei A Mucci
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BJOG 111:989-95. 2004
    ..Whether pregravid oral contraceptives could affect subsequent pregnancies has not been adequately studied. The study objectives were to examine whether pregravid oral contraceptive use affects fetal growth and pregnancy hormone levels...
  32. ncbi request reprint Comparison of age at first full-term pregnancy between women with breast cancer and women with benign breast diseases
    Areti Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Int J Cancer 107:817-21. 2003
    ..The finding is accentuated by the fact that women with benign breast diseases are already at a relatively high risk for breast cancer...
  33. doi request reprint Vegetables and fruits in relation to cancer risk: evidence from the Greek EPIC cohort study
    Vassiliki Benetou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Street, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:387-92. 2008
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  34. pmc Towards an integrated model for breast cancer etiology: the crucial role of the number of mammary tissue-specific stem cells
    Dimitrios Trichopoulos
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 7:13-7. 2005
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  35. doi request reprint Conformity to traditional Mediterranean diet and breast cancer risk in the Greek EPIC (European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition) cohort
    Antonia Trichopoulou
    WHO Collaborating Center for Food and Nutrition Policies, Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Athens, Greece
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:620-5. 2010
    ..No study, however, has evaluated the association of the traditional Mediterranean diet with breast cancer in a Mediterranean country...
  36. doi request reprint Mediterranean diet and colorectal cancer risk: results from a European cohort
    Christina Bamia
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, WHO Collaborating Center for Food and Nutrition Policies, University of Athens Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias St, Goudi, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:317-28. 2013
    ..These findings suggest that following a Mediterranean diet may have a modest beneficial effect on CRC risk...
  37. ncbi request reprint Are mammotropic hormones mainly permissive for the development of breast cancer?
    Dimitrios Trichopoulos
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Cancer 118:2863-5. 2006
    ..A corollary is that studies of mammotropic hormones in relation to breast cancer risk may also need to focus on the lower end of the distributions of these growth-enhancing hormones...
  38. doi request reprint The association between change in body mass index and upper aerodigestive tract cancers in the ARCAGE project: multicenter case-control study
    Sungshim Lani Park
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int J Cancer 128:1449-61. 2011
    ..These findings may be influenced by smoking and/or drinking behaviors and/or the development of preclinical UADT cancers and should be corroborated in studies of a prospective nature...
  39. ncbi request reprint Mediterranean diet and CHD: the Greek European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition cohort
    Vardis Dilis
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, WHO Collaborating Center for Food and Nutrition Policies, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Br J Nutr 108:699-709. 2012
    ..The MD, as an integral entity, is inversely associated with CHD incidence and, particularly, mortality...
  40. pmc Nondense mammographic area and risk of breast cancer
    Andreas Pettersson
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 13:R100. 2011
    ..We investigated separately the absolute dense area and the absolute nondense area on mammograms in relation to breast cancer risk...
  41. doi request reprint Flavonoid intake and liver cancer: a case-control study in Greece
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, 75 M Asias Street, Goudi 11527, Athens, Greece
    Cancer Causes Control 19:813-8. 2008
    ..We conclude that flavones may be inversely associated with HCC risk, irrespective of its dominant etiology (viral or non viral)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Mediterranean diet and overall mortality differences in the European Union
    Dimitrios Trichopoulos
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    Public Health Nutr 7:949-51. 2004
    ..To assess whether the Mediterranean diet contributes to overall mortality differences and trends between Mediterranean and non-Mediterranean European Union (EU) countries...
  43. pmc Average energy intake among pregnant women carrying a boy compared with a girl
    Rulla M Tamimi
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMJ 326:1245-6. 2003
  44. ncbi request reprint Early life events and conditions and breast cancer risk: from epidemiology to etiology
    Dimitrios Trichopoulos
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 122:481-5. 2008
    ..This perspective accommodates much of what is known about the epidemiology and natural history of breast cancer and highlights the role of early life in the origin of this cancer...
  45. ncbi request reprint Nutritional epidemiology of cancer: accomplishments and prospects
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    Proc Nutr Soc 61:217-22. 2002
    ..It is noted that, notwithstanding the substantial gaps in our scientific knowledge, preventive nutritional approaches can be envisaged and they are likely to be moderately successful...
  46. ncbi request reprint Early life diet and the risk for adult breast cancer
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    Nutr Cancer 56:158-61. 2006
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  47. pmc Plasma antibodies to oral bacteria and risk of pancreatic cancer in a large European prospective cohort study
    Dominique S Michaud
    Department of Epidemiology, Division of Biology and Medicine, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Gut 62:1764-70. 2013
    ..Examine the relationship between antibodies to 25 oral bacteria and pancreatic cancer risk in a prospective cohort study...
  48. ncbi request reprint Diet and cataract: a case-control study
    Sofia Theodoropoulou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Medical School, University of Athens, 75 Mikras Asias Street, 11527, Athens, Greece
    Int Ophthalmol 34:59-68. 2014
    ..Dietary advice along these lines may provide adequate public health guidelines for the delay of age-related cataract. ..
  49. pmc Eighteen insulin-like growth factor pathway genes, circulating levels of IGF-I and its binding protein, and risk of prostate and breast cancer
    Fangyi Gu
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2877-87. 2010
    ..Heritable factors explain up to 60% of the variation in IGF-I and IGFBP-3 in studies of adult twins...
  50. pmc Insulin-like growth factor-i and risk of differentiated thyroid carcinoma in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Julie A Schmidt
    Authors Affiliations Cancer Epidemiology Unit Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Oxford The School of Public Health Department of Epidemiology and Biotatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London Department of Public Health and Primary Care MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom Department of Surgery, Lund University Hospital, Lund Malmö Diet and Cancer Study, Lund University, Malmö Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm Departments of Medical Biosciences, Pathology Surgical and Perioperative Science and Radiation Sciences, Oncology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon INSERM, Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health CESP, U1018, Nutrition, Hormones and Women s Health Team Université Paris Sud, UMRS 1018 Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina WHO Collaborating Center for Food and Nutrition Policies, Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School Bureau of Epidemiologic Research, Academy of Athens Hellenic Health Foundation, Athens, Greece Department of Community Medicine, UiT The Norwegian Arctic University, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 23:976-85. 2014
    ..Little is known about the causes of thyroid cancer, but insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) might play an important role in its development due to its mitogenic and antiapoptotic properties...
  51. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of cataract: a study in Greece
    Sofia Theodoropoulou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Medical School, University of Athens, Greece
    Acta Ophthalmol 89:e167-73. 2011
    ..Three hundred and fourteen cases and 314 frequency-matched controls of both genders, aged 45-85, attending the ophthalmology department of a major teaching hospital in Athens, Greece, were included in the study...
  52. ncbi request reprint Legislative measures and tobacco control in Europe
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    Prev Med 45:121-2. 2007
  53. ncbi request reprint Causality in cancer epidemiology
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Goudi, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:565-74. 2005
    ..The review concludes with estimates of mortality from cancer around the world that can be attributed to specific factors under the light of the current scientific knowledge...
  54. pmc Parental family structure, Helicobacter pylori, and gastric adenocarcinoma
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    PLoS Med 4:e25. 2007
  55. ncbi request reprint Flavonoids and ovarian cancer risk: A case-control study in Italy
    Marta Rossi
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 123:895-8. 2008
    ..On the basis of our findings and the relevant literature, we infer that isoflavones, and perhaps flavonols, may have favorable effects with respect to ovarian cancer risk...
  56. ncbi request reprint Flavonoids and risk of squamous cell esophageal cancer
    Marta Rossi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 120:1560-4. 2007
    ..In conclusion, this study suggests that flavanone intake is inversely associated with esophageal cancer risk and may account, with vitamin C, for the protective effect of fruit, especially citrus fruit, on esophageal cancer...
  57. ncbi request reprint Low-fat diet and risk of breast cancer
    Pagona Lagiou
    JAMA 296:278; author reply 279. 2006
  58. ncbi request reprint Intake of specific flavonoids and risk of acute myocardial infarction in Italy
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, I 20157 Milan, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 9:369-74. 2006
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  59. ncbi request reprint Flavonoids and breast cancer risk in Italy
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62 20157 Milan, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:805-8. 2005
    ..95), flavan-3-ols (OR, 0.86), anthocyanidins (OR, 1.09), as well as for isoflavones (OR, 1.05). The findings of this large study of an inverse association between flavones and breast cancer risk confirm the results of a Greek study...
  60. ncbi request reprint Physical activity as a determinant of mortality in women
    Ylva Trolle-Lagerros
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 16:780-5. 2005
    ..We aimed to quantify the effect of physical activity on overall mortality in younger women and to assess the effect of past versus current activity...
  61. ncbi request reprint Genetic implications of bilateral breast cancer: a population based cohort study
    Mikael Hartman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet Oncol 6:377-82. 2005
    ..Women with breast cancer are at high risk of bilateral breast cancer. We aimed to assess the incidence of bilateral breast cancer in relation to age and time since diagnosis of first cancer...
  62. ncbi request reprint Consumption of vegetables and fruits and risk of breast cancer
    Pagona Lagiou
    JAMA 293:2209; author reply 2210. 2005
  63. ncbi request reprint Association of fetal hormone levels with stem cell potential: evidence for early life roots of human cancer
    Inkyung Baik
    Cancer Research Center and Department of Cancer Biology, ILAT Steroid RIA Laboratory, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worchester, MA 01605, USA
    Cancer Res 65:358-63. 2005
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  64. ncbi request reprint Stem cells and prenatal origin of breast cancer
    Inkyung Baik
    Cancer Research Center and Department of Cancer Biology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:517-30. 2004
    ..We conclude by outlining a feasible population-based study that measures stem cell potential to explore mechanisms mediating the relation between in utero exposure to pregnancy hormones and breast cancer risk in the offspring...
  65. ncbi request reprint Family history of cancer provided by hospital controls was satisfactorily reliable
    Francesca Bravi
    Laboratorio di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:171-5. 2007
    ..Our aim was to investigate the reliability of the information on family history of cancer in first-degree relatives in a hospital-based case-control study...
  66. ncbi request reprint Flavonoids and the risk of renal cell carcinoma
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:98-101. 2007
    ..Allowance for vegetable and fruit consumption only partly explained these inverse relations. Thus, flavonoids, and particularly flavones and flavonols, may account, at least in part, for the favorable role of plant foods on RCC...
  67. 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...
  68. ncbi request reprint Intake of vegetables, legumes, and fruit, and risk for all-cause, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality in a European diabetic population
    Ute Nöthlings
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, 14558 Germany
    J Nutr 138:775-81. 2008
    ....
  69. doi request reprint Cord serum estrogens, androgens, insulin-like growth factor-I, and insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 in Chinese and U.S. Caucasian neonates
    Rebecca Troisi
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Room 854, 7297 Rubin Building, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:224-31. 2008
    ..The meaning of the change in findings for estrogens after controlling for factors related to the pregnancy is unclear with regard to explaining international breast cancer differences...
  70. ncbi request reprint Intrauterine factors and breast cancer risk
    Pagona Lagiou
    Lancet Oncol 8:1047-8. 2007
  71. ncbi request reprint Flavonoids and the risk of oral and pharyngeal cancer: a case-control study from Italy
    Marta Rossi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via La Masa 19, 20156, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1621-5. 2007
    ..None of the associations were significant after further allowance for vitamin C, probably on account of the high collinearity between these compounds...
  72. ncbi request reprint Flavonoids and prostate cancer risk: a study in Italy
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Nutr Cancer 56:123-7. 2006
    ..Thus, the results of the present study do not support a protective effect of flavonoids on prostate cancer in this Italian population, characterized by a high intake of flavonoid-containing foods (except isoflavone-rich foods)...
  73. ncbi request reprint Olive oil, seed oils and other added fats in relation to ovarian cancer (Italy)
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 13:465-70. 2002
    ..This study investigates the potential role of olive oil and other added fats used for seasoning or cooking on ovarian carcinogenesis...
  74. ncbi request reprint Plasma volume expansion in pregnancy: implications for biomarkers in population studies
    Jessica M Faupel-Badger
    Mammary Biology and Tumorigenesis Laboratory, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, MSC 4254, 37 Convent Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1720-3. 2007
    ..We present PVE as a topic for consideration in population-based studies, examples of the types of studies where PVE may be relevant, and our own analysis of one such study in the text below...
  75. ncbi request reprint Assessment of physical activity and energy expenditure in epidemiological research of chronic diseases
    Ylva Trolle Lagerros
    Unit of Clinical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, M9 01, 17176, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:353-62. 2007
    ..This paper describes different methods to measure physical activity and energy expenditure from the epidemiological perspective, and attempts to address the concepts related to the measurement of physical activity...
  76. doi request reprint A susceptibility locus for lung cancer maps to nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunit genes on 15q25
    Rayjean J Hung
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon 69008, France
    Nature 452:633-7. 2008
    ..Our results provide compelling evidence of a locus at 15q25 predisposing to lung cancer, and reinforce interest in nicotinic acetylcholine receptors as potential disease candidates and chemopreventative targets...
  77. pmc Effect of low doses of ionising radiation in infancy on cognitive function in adulthood: Swedish population based cohort study
    Per Hall
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, PO Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMJ 328:19. 2004
    ..To determine whether exposure to low doses of ionising radiation in infancy affects cognitive function in adulthood...
  78. doi request reprint Multiple ADH genes are associated with upper aerodigestive cancers
    Mia Hashibe
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Nat Genet 40:707-9. 2008
    ..0002 and 0.065, respectively). Both gene effects were independent of each other, implying that multiple ADH genes may be involved in upper aerodigestive cancer etiology...
  79. ncbi request reprint Oesophageal adenocarcinoma: a paradigm of mechanical carcinogenesis?
    Carlo La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 102:269-70. 2002
    ..Abdominal pressure is further accentuated mainly in men by the shift in Western male dressing towards the general use of belts...