Genomes and Genes


Saverio Caini


Country: Italy


  1. Millarini V, Caini S, Allamani A, Ermini I, Querci A, Masala G, et al. Prevalence and co-occurrence of unhealthy lifestyle habits and behaviours among secondary school students in Tuscany, central Italy. Public Health. 2019;166:89-98 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings should be taken into account when planning public health initiatives aiming to combat obesity and tackle unhealthy lifestyles among secondary school students in Italy. ..
  2. Caini S, Raimondi S, Johansson H, de Giorgi V, Zanna I, Palli D, et al. Telomere length and the risk of cutaneous melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer: a review of the literature and meta-analysis. J Dermatol Sci. 2015;80:168-74 pubmed publisher
    ..Our meta-analysis shows evidence of an association between short PLTL and reduced risk for cutaneous melanoma. ..
  3. Caini S, Masala G, Gnagnarella P, Ermini I, Russell Edu W, Palli D, et al. Food of animal origin and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and multiple myeloma: A review of the literature and meta-analysis. Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2016;100:16-24 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings reinforce the recommendations to reduce the consumption of red meat by replacing it with vegetables, legumes and fish. ..
  4. Caini S, Cattaruzza M, Bendinelli B, Tosti G, Masala G, Gnagnarella P, et al. Coffee, tea and caffeine intake and the risk of non-melanoma skin cancer: a review of the literature and meta-analysis. Eur J Nutr. 2017;56:1-12 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the observational nature of studies included, subject to bias and confounding, suggests taking with caution these results that should be verified in randomized clinical trials. ..
  5. Gandini S, Stanganelli I, Palli D, de Giorgi V, Masala G, Caini S. Atopic dermatitis, naevi count and skin cancer risk: A meta-analysis. J Dermatol Sci. 2016;84:137-143 pubmed publisher
    ..Despite the lack of strong scientific evidence, AD patients should avoid excessive sun exposure, regularly perform skin self examination, and consult a doctor in case of a suspicious skin lesion. ..
  6. Gandini S, Masala G, Palli D, Cavicchi B, Saieva C, Ermini I, et al. Alcohol, alcoholic beverages, and melanoma risk: a systematic literature review and dose-response meta-analysis. Eur J Nutr. 2018;57:2323-2332 pubmed publisher
    ..Further research is needed to confirm these findings, clarify the role of the different alcohol sources, and investigate the interaction with known melanoma risk factors. ..
  7. Gandini S, Palli D, Spadola G, Bendinelli B, Cocorocchio E, Stanganelli I, et al. Anti-hypertensive drugs and skin cancer risk: a review of the literature and meta-analysis. Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2018;122:1-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Further studies are warranted to elucidate the observed associations. ..
  8. Caini S, Boniol M, Tosti G, Magi S, Medri M, Stanganelli I, et al. Vitamin D and melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer risk and prognosis: a comprehensive review and meta-analysis. Eur J Cancer. 2014;50:2649-58 pubmed publisher
  9. Bertuzzi M, Marelli C, Bagnati R, Colombi A, Fanelli R, Saieva C, et al. Plasma clusterin as a candidate pre-diagnosis marker of colorectal cancer risk in the Florence cohort of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition: a pilot study. BMC Cancer. 2015;15:56 pubmed publisher
    ..The high circulating clusterin in pre-diagnostic samples suggests this biomarker can improve the identification of people at risk of colorectal cancer and might help in designing preventive interventions. ..