Domenico Palli

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Affiliation: Centro per lo Studio e la Prevenzione Oncologica
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi Red meat, family history, and increased risk of gastric cancer with microsatellite instability
    D Palli
    Epidemiology Unit, Centro per lo Studio e la Prevenzione Oncologica, 50135 Florence, Italy
    Cancer Res 61:5415-9. 2001
  2. ncbi CagA+ Helicobacter pylori infection and gastric cancer risk in the EPIC-EURGAST study
    Domenico Palli
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, CSPO, Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Florence, Italy
    Int J Cancer 120:859-67. 2007
  3. doi DNA adducts and PM(10) exposure in traffic-exposed workers and urban residents from the EPIC-Florence City study
    Domenico Palli
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, CSPO Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Florence, Italy
    Sci Total Environ 403:105-12. 2008
  4. ncbi GSTT1 and GSTM1 gene polymorphisms and gastric cancer in a high-risk italian population
    Domenico Palli
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, Cancer Research and Prevention Center CSPO, Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Florence, Italy
    Int J Cancer 115:284-9. 2005
  5. ncbi A gene-environment interaction between occupation and BRCA1/BRCA2 mutations in male breast cancer?
    Domenico Palli
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, CSPO, Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Via di San Salvi 12, 50135 Florence, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 40:2474-9. 2004
  6. ncbi A molecular epidemiology project on diet and cancer: the EPIC-Italy Prospective Study. Design and baseline characteristics of participants
    Domenico Palli
    UO Epidemiologia Molecolare e Nutrizionale, Centro per lo Studio e la Prevenzione Oncologica CSPO, Istituto scientifico della Regione Toscana, Florence, Italy
    Tumori 89:586-93. 2003
  7. ncbi DNA bulky adducts in a Mediterranean population correlate with environmental ozone concentration, an indicator of photochemical smog
    Domenico Palli
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, CSPO Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Florence, Italy
    Int J Cancer 109:17-23. 2004
  8. ncbi DNA adduct levels and DNA repair polymorphisms in traffic-exposed workers and a general population sample
    D Palli
    Molecular Epidemiology Branch, Epidemiology Unit, CSPO, Via di San Salvi 12, 50135 Florence, Italy
    Int J Cancer 94:121-7. 2001
  9. ncbi The effects of diet on DNA bulky adduct levels are strongly modified by GSTM1 genotype: a study on 634 subjects
    Domenico Palli
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit and Cancer Risk Factor Branch, Molecular Biology Laboratory CSPO, Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Florence, Italy
    Carcinogenesis 25:577-84. 2004
  10. ncbi Biomarkers of dietary intake of micronutrients modulate DNA adduct levels in healthy adults
    Domenico Palli
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit and Cancer Risk Factor Branch, Molecular Biology Laboratory CSPO, Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Florence, Italy
    Carcinogenesis 24:739-46. 2003

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  1. ncbi Red meat, family history, and increased risk of gastric cancer with microsatellite instability
    D Palli
    Epidemiology Unit, Centro per lo Studio e la Prevenzione Oncologica, 50135 Florence, Italy
    Cancer Res 61:5415-9. 2001
    ..In contrast, the risk of MSI- tumors was strongly reduced by the frequent consumption of fresh fruit and vegetables...
  2. ncbi CagA+ Helicobacter pylori infection and gastric cancer risk in the EPIC-EURGAST study
    Domenico Palli
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, CSPO, Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Florence, Italy
    Int J Cancer 120:859-67. 2007
    ..This association was limited to distal GC, while serologically defined SCAG was strongly associated with cardia GC, thus suggesting a divergent risk pattern for these 2 sites...
  3. doi DNA adducts and PM(10) exposure in traffic-exposed workers and urban residents from the EPIC-Florence City study
    Domenico Palli
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, CSPO Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Florence, Italy
    Sci Total Environ 403:105-12. 2008
    ..Since DNA adduct levels have been found predictive of lung cancer risk, our findings provide clues relevant to the reduction of genotoxic damage and possibly cancer risk among traffic-exposed urban workers...
  4. ncbi GSTT1 and GSTM1 gene polymorphisms and gastric cancer in a high-risk italian population
    Domenico Palli
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, Cancer Research and Prevention Center CSPO, Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Florence, Italy
    Int J Cancer 115:284-9. 2005
    ..This study provides further support to the hypothesis that the risk of developing GC is influenced by inter-individual variation in both carcinogen detoxification and antioxidant capacity. (c) 2005 Wiley-Liss, Inc...
  5. ncbi A gene-environment interaction between occupation and BRCA1/BRCA2 mutations in male breast cancer?
    Domenico Palli
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, CSPO, Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Via di San Salvi 12, 50135 Florence, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 40:2474-9. 2004
    ....
  6. ncbi A molecular epidemiology project on diet and cancer: the EPIC-Italy Prospective Study. Design and baseline characteristics of participants
    Domenico Palli
    UO Epidemiologia Molecolare e Nutrizionale, Centro per lo Studio e la Prevenzione Oncologica CSPO, Istituto scientifico della Regione Toscana, Florence, Italy
    Tumori 89:586-93. 2003
    ..Baseline characteristics of participants are briefly described...
  7. ncbi DNA bulky adducts in a Mediterranean population correlate with environmental ozone concentration, an indicator of photochemical smog
    Domenico Palli
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, CSPO Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Florence, Italy
    Int J Cancer 109:17-23. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi DNA adduct levels and DNA repair polymorphisms in traffic-exposed workers and a general population sample
    D Palli
    Molecular Epidemiology Branch, Epidemiology Unit, CSPO, Via di San Salvi 12, 50135 Florence, Italy
    Int J Cancer 94:121-7. 2001
    ..Photochemical pollution in warmer months might be responsible for the seasonal trend of genotoxic damage in this Mediterranean urbanized area...
  9. ncbi The effects of diet on DNA bulky adduct levels are strongly modified by GSTM1 genotype: a study on 634 subjects
    Domenico Palli
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit and Cancer Risk Factor Branch, Molecular Biology Laboratory CSPO, Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Florence, Italy
    Carcinogenesis 25:577-84. 2004
    ..Our results suggest that the role of a diet rich in antioxidants in preventing or reducing DNA adduct formation is restricted to subjects lacking the detoxifying activity of GSTM1 isoenzyme (approximately 50% of the general population)...
  10. ncbi Biomarkers of dietary intake of micronutrients modulate DNA adduct levels in healthy adults
    Domenico Palli
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit and Cancer Risk Factor Branch, Molecular Biology Laboratory CSPO, Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Florence, Italy
    Carcinogenesis 24:739-46. 2003
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  11. pmc Lung cancers attributable to environmental tobacco smoke and air pollution in non-smokers in different European countries: a prospective study
    Paolo Vineis
    Imperial College London, London UK
    Environ Health 6:7. 2007
    ..It is therefore useful to estimate the burden of disease associated with indoor and outdoor air pollution...
  12. pmc A comprehensive analysis of the androgen receptor gene and risk of breast cancer: results from the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)
    David G Cox
    Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Epidemiology Department, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 8:R54. 2006
    ..Here, we report on the results of a large and comprehensive study of the association between genetic variation in the AR gene and risk of breast cancer in the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)...
  13. pmc Genetic polymorphisms of the GNRH1 and GNRHR genes and risk of breast cancer in the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)
    Federico Canzian
    German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Cancer 9:257. 2009
    ..We studied the association between breast cancer risk and polymorphisms in genes that code for GNRH1 and its receptor (GNRHR) in the large National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (NCI-BPC3)...
  14. pmc Association between the BRCA2 N372H variant and male breast cancer risk: a population-based case-control study in Tuscany, Central Italy
    Domenico Palli
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, CSPO, Scientific Institute of Tuscany, 50139 Florence, Italy
    BMC Cancer 7:170. 2007
    ..Considering the relevant role of BRCA2 in MBC, we investigated whether the BRCA2 N372H variant, representing the only common non-synonymous polymorphism in BRCA2, might modulate the risk of BC in male populations...
  15. doi Environmental ozone exposure and oxidative DNA damage in adult residents of Florence, Italy
    Domenico Palli
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, Cancer Prevention and Research Institute ISPO, Via Cosimo il Vecchio 2, 50139 Florence, Italy
    Environ Pollut 157:1521-5. 2009
    ..Our results suggest that ozone concentrations at ground levels modulate oxidative DNA damage in circulating lymphocytes of residents of polluted areas...
  16. ncbi A dietary pattern rich in olive oil and raw vegetables is associated with lower mortality in Italian elderly subjects
    Giovanna Masala
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, CSPO Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Via Cosimo il Vecchio 2, 50139, Florence, Italy
    Br J Nutr 98:406-15. 2007
    ..Dietary recommendations aimed at the Italian elderly population should support a dietary pattern characterised by a high consumption of olive oil, raw vegetables and poultry...
  17. doi Bulky DNA adducts and breast cancer risk in the prospective EPIC-Italy study
    Calogero Saieva
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, ISPO Cancer Research and Prevention Institute, Ponte Nuovo, Via delle Oblate 2, 50139, Florence, Italy
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 129:477-84. 2011
    ..Larger studies by using different methods and/or biomarkers are needed to better evaluate the role of specific environmental carcinogens in breast carcinogenesis...
  18. doi Bulky DNA adducts, 4-aminobiphenyl-haemoglobin adducts and diet in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) prospective study
    Marco Peluso
    Cancer Risk Factor Branch, Analytical and Biomolecular Cytology Unit, CSPO Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Florence, Italy
    Br J Nutr 100:489-95. 2008
    ..Fibres could reduce the formation of DNA adducts in different manners, by diluting potential food mutagens and carcinogens in the gastrointestinal tract, by speeding their transit through the colon and by binding carcinogenic substances...
  19. doi Fruit and vegetables consumption and breast cancer risk: the EPIC Italy study
    Giovanna Masala
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, Cancer Research and Prevention Institute ISPO, Ponte Nuovo Palazzina 28 A, Via delle Oblate 4, 50141 Florence, Italy
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 132:1127-36. 2012
    ..In this Mediterranean population, a clear protective role of increasing vegetables consumption, mainly leafy and fruiting vegetables, on BC risk emerged...
  20. doi Physical activity and mammographic breast density in a Mediterranean population: the EPIC Florence longitudinal study
    Giovanna Masala
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, Cancer Research and Prevention Institute, Florence, Italy
    Int J Cancer 124:1654-61. 2009
    ..34; 95% CI 0.20-0.57; p for interaction = 0.03). This large study carried out in Mediterranean women suggests that leisure time PA may play a role in modulating MBD, particularly in overweight/obese peri-/postmenopausal women...
  21. doi Anthropometric and dietary determinants of blood pressure in over 7000 Mediterranean women: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition-Florence cohort
    Giovanna Masala
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, ISPO, Florence, Italy
    J Hypertens 26:2112-20. 2008
    ..Anthropometric characteristics and dietary habits are widely recognized to influence blood pressure. We evaluated their role in a large series of Mediterranean adult women...
  22. doi Polymorphic DNA repair and metabolic genes: a multigenic study on gastric cancer
    Domenico Palli
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, ISPO Cancer Prevention and Research Institute, Via Cosimo il Vecchio 2, 50139 Florence, Italy
    Mutagenesis 25:569-75. 2010
    ..25, P=0.0012). These findings indicate that a complex interaction between host factors such as oxidative stress, antioxidant capacity and efficiency of multiple DNA repair pathways underlies the inter-individual variability in GC risk...
  23. doi Founder mutations account for the majority of BRCA1-attributable hereditary breast/ovarian cancer cases in a population from Tuscany, Central Italy
    Laura Papi
    Medical Genetics Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Viale Pieraccini, 6, 50139 Florence, Italy
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 117:497-504. 2009
    ..Although both genes display a highly heterogeneous mutation spectrum, a number of alterations recur in some populations. Only a limited number of founder mutations have been identified in the Italian population so far...
  24. ncbi Urinary 1-hydroxypyrene and t,t-muconic acid as biomarkers of exposure to environmental pollutants in two areas in Italy (EPIC-Florence and Ragusa)
    Calogero Saieva
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, CSPO, Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Florence, Italy
    Tumori 89:679-86. 2003
    ..Int J Cancer, 87: 444-451, 2000) and showed that mean DNA adduct levels varied considerably among different centers, being highest in Florence (a large metropolitan area in Tuscany) and lowest in Ragusa (a small town in Sicily)...
  25. ncbi Associations between dietary pattern and lifestyle, anthropometry and other health indicators in the elderly participants of the EPIC-Italy cohort
    Valeria Pala
    Epidemiology Unit, Istituto Nazionale per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori, Milan National Cancer Institute, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 16:186-201. 2006
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  26. ncbi Physical activity in the EPIC-Italy centers
    Simonetta Salvini
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, CSPO, Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Florence, Italy
    Tumori 89:646-55. 2003
    ..Detailed information about physical activity habits, together with a description of other characteristics, could help in designing physical activity promotion programs in different Italian populations and age groups...
  27. doi CXCR3-B expression correlates with tumor necrosis extension in renal cell carcinoma
    Mauro Gacci
    Department of Urology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Urol 181:843-8. 2009
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  28. doi Fruit, vegetables, and olive oil and risk of coronary heart disease in Italian women: the EPICOR Study
    Benedetta Bendinelli
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, Cancer Research and Prevention Institute, Florence, Italy
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:275-83. 2011
    ..Many observational studies support the recommendation to eat sufficient amounts of fruit and vegetables as part of a healthy diet...
  29. doi A PALB2 germline mutation associated with hereditary breast cancer in Italy
    Laura Papi
    Medical Genetics Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Viale Pieraccini, 6, 50139 Florence, Italy
    Fam Cancer 9:181-5. 2010
    ....
  30. ncbi Twenty-four-hour urinary excretion of ten pesticide metabolites in healthy adults in two different areas of Italy (Florence and Ragusa)
    Calogero Saieva
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, CSPO, Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Via di San Salvi 12, 50135 Florence, Italy
    Sci Total Environ 332:71-80. 2004
    ..Our results suggest that food monitoring programs should be supported by general campaigns aimed to reduce the use of pesticides in agriculture...
  31. doi SULT1A1 gene deletion in BRCA2-associated male breast cancer: a link between genes and environmental exposures?
    Domenico Palli
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, Cancer Research and Prevention Institute ISPO, Florence, Italy
    J Cell Mol Med 17:605-7. 2013
    ....
  32. ncbi The Florence city sample: dietary and life-style habits of a representative sample of adult residents. a comparison with the EPIC-Florence volunteers
    Giovanna Masala
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, CSPO, Istituto scientifico della Regione Toscana, Florence, Italy
    Tumori 89:636-45. 2003
    ..Overall, our results suggest that the large EPIC-Florence cohort was not strictly selected and showed a total caloric intake and a range of dietary variability similar to that of the general population of the same area...
  33. doi Effects of de-alcoholised wines with different polyphenol content on DNA oxidative damage, gene expression of peripheral lymphocytes, and haemorheology: an intervention study in post-menopausal women
    Lisa Giovannelli
    Department of Preclinical and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Florence, Viale Pieraccini 6, 50139 Florence, Italy
    Eur J Nutr 50:19-29. 2011
    ..The present intervention study was undertaken to evaluate the in vivo effects of wine polyphenols on gene expression in humans, along with their supposed antioxidant activity...
  34. pmc The BRCAPRO 5.0 model is a useful tool in genetic counseling and clinical management of male breast cancer cases
    Ines Zanna
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, Cancer Research and Prevention Institute ISPO, Florence, Italy
    Eur J Hum Genet 18:856-8. 2010
    ..5, 0.98, 0.97 and 0.67, respectively, for the combined probability. BRCAPRO version 5.0 can be particularly useful in dealing with non-familial MBC, a circumstance that often represents a challenging situation in genetic counseling...
  35. pmc Glycemic index, glycemic load and mammographic breast density: the EPIC Florence longitudinal study
    Giovanna Masala
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, Cancer Research and Prevention Institute, ISPO, Florence, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e70943. 2013
    ..In this Italian population we observed an association between glycemic load, total and rapidly absorbed carbohydrates and high MBD. These novel results warrant further investigations...
  36. doi General and cancer mortality in a large cohort of Italian alcoholics
    Calogero Saieva
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, Cancer Research and Prevention Institute, Florence, Italy
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:342-50. 2012
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the general and cancer mortality in a cohort of subjects with alcohol addiction residing in Tuscany (Central Italy)...
  37. doi Increased risk of lymphoid neoplasms in patients with Philadelphia chromosome-negative myeloproliferative neoplasms
    Alessandro M Vannucchi
    Unita Funzionale di Ematologia, Dipartimento di Area Critica, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Florence, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2068-73. 2009
    ..We conclude that the risk of developing LPN is significantly increased in MPN patients compared with the general population...
  38. ncbi Daily consumption of a high-phenol extra-virgin olive oil reduces oxidative DNA damage in postmenopausal women
    Simonetta Salvini
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, Centro per lo Studio e la Prevenzione Oncologica CSPO, Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Florence, Italy
    Br J Nutr 95:742-51. 2006
    ..Despite the small sample size, the present study showed a reduction of DNA damage by consumption of an EVOO rich in phenols, particularly hydroxytyrosol...
  39. ncbi Dietary and lifestyle determinants of mammographic breast density. A longitudinal study in a Mediterranean population
    Giovanna Masala
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, CSPO, Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Florence, Italy
    Int J Cancer 118:1782-9. 2006
    ..01). This large longitudinal study, the first carried out in Mediterranean women, suggests that specific dietary components may play a key role in determining MBD in this population, thus possibly modulating BC risk...
  40. doi Diagnostic concordance in reporting breast needle core biopsies using the B classification-A panel in Italy
    Simonetta Bianchi
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, AOU Careggi, Viale Morgagni 85, 50134, Florence, Italy
    Pathol Oncol Res 15:725-32. 2009
    ..Specific sub-types of B3 need an improvement of the diagnostic definition. A multidisciplinary approach and consultation with expert colleagues are recommended...
  41. doi Morphological parameters of flat epithelial atypia (FEA) in stereotactic vacuum-assisted needle core biopsies do not predict the presence of malignancy on subsequent surgical excision
    Simonetta Bianchi
    Division of Pathological Anatomy, Department of Medical and Surgical Critical Care, AOU Careggi, University of Florence, Largo GA Brambilla 3, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Virchows Arch 461:405-17. 2012
    ..A diagnosis of pure FEA on VANCB carries a 9.5 % risk of concurrent malignancy and thus warrants follow-up excision because none of the clinical-pathological parameters predicts which cases will present carcinoma on SE...
  42. doi Predictors of quality of life after radical treatment for prostate cancer
    Mauro Gacci
    Department of Urology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Urol Int 80:231-6. 2008
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  43. ncbi ErbB-receptors expression and survival in breast carcinoma: a 15-year follow-up study
    Simonetta Bianchi
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Cell Physiol 206:702-8. 2006
    ..002). The simultaneous expression in cancer cells of more than one ErbB receptor identifies a subset of breast cancer patients at high risk for poor survival...
  44. ncbi DNA adducts and lung cancer risk: a prospective study
    Marco Peluso
    Cancer Risk Factor Branch, CSPO Scientific Institute of Tuscany Region, Florence, Italy
    Cancer Res 65:8042-8. 2005
    ..Our prospective study suggests that leukocyte DNA adducts may predict lung cancer risk of never-smokers. Besides, the association of DNA adduct levels with O3 indicates a possible role for photochemical smog in determining DNA damage...
  45. doi Germline mutations in MEN1 and BRCA1 genes in a woman with familial multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 and inherited breast-ovarian cancer syndromes: a case report
    Laura Papi
    Medical Genetics Unit, Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Cancer Genet Cytogenet 195:75-9. 2009
    ..We explore genetic and molecular rationales for an association between these neoplastic processes...
  46. ncbi DNA ploidy and S-phase fraction as prognostic factors in surgically resected gastric carcinoma: a 7-year prospective study
    Gabriella Nesi
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Anticancer Res 27:4435-41. 2007
    ..DNA ploidy and S-phase fraction (SPF) measured by DNA flow cytometry (FC) have been previously shown to correlate with several clinicopathological variables in several types of tumours...
  47. doi Morphological parameters of lobular in situ neoplasia in stereotactic 11-gauge vacuum-assisted needle core biopsy do not predict the presence of malignancy on subsequent surgical excision
    Simonetta Bianchi
    Division of Pathological Anatomy, Department of Surgery and Translational Medicine, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Histopathology 63:83-95. 2013
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  48. ncbi Patterns of detection of superficial spreading and nodular-type melanoma: a multicenter Italian study
    Paolo Carli
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Dermatol Surg 30:1371-5; discussion 1375-6. 2004
    ..Nodular histotype represents the condition that is mostly associated with diagnosis of thick melanoma...
  49. ncbi Age and disability affect dietary intake
    Benedetta Bartali
    Laboratory of Clinical Epidemiology, Geriatric Department, National Institute of Research and Care on Aging INRCA, Florence, Italy
    J Nutr 133:2868-73. 2003
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  50. ncbi Plasmacytoid dendritic cells represent a major dendritic cell subset in sentinel lymph nodes of melanoma patients and accumulate in metastatic nodes
    Gianni Gerlini
    Plastic Surgery Unit Regional Melanoma Referral Center, Santa Maria Annunziata Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Clin Immunol 125:184-93. 2007
    ..Consistently, pDC expressed CD86, but neither CD80 nor CD83, suggesting a not complete activation in melanoma-draining lymph nodes. These results are consistent with the hypothesis of a tolerogenic role played by pDC in tumor immunology...
  51. ncbi Visual assessment of uroflowmetry curves: description and interpretation by urodynamists
    Mauro Gacci
    Department of Urology, University of Florence, Via Masaccio 102, 50132, Florence, Italy
    World J Urol 25:333-7. 2007
    ..Flow curves from healthy men or from patients with urethral stricture or benign prostatic obstruction are easily recognizable. Long experience and daily practice may make the difference in the assessment of uroflowmetry curves...