Renato Talamini

Summary

Affiliation: Centro di Riferimento Oncologico
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Food groups and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma: A multicenter case-control study in Italy
    Renato Talamini
    Unita di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Aviano, Italy
    Int J Cancer 119:2916-21. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint The impact of tobacco smoking and alcohol drinking on survival of patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Renato Talamini
    Unit of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, National Cancer Institute, Aviano, Italy
    Int J Cancer 122:1624-9. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Food groups and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a multicenter, case-control study in Italy
    Renato Talamini
    Unita di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, I 33081 Aviano PN, Italy
    Int J Cancer 118:2871-6. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Smoking and non-Hodgkin lymphoma: case-control study in Italy
    Renato Talamini
    Servizio di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, IRCCS, Aviano PN, Italy
    Int J Cancer 115:606-10. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Combined effect of tobacco and alcohol on laryngeal cancer risk: a case-control study
    R Talamini
    Servizio di Epidemiologia, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Aviano, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 13:957-64. 2002
  6. doi request reprint Tobacco smoking, alcohol consumption and pancreatic cancer risk: a case-control study in Italy
    R Talamini
    SOC Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, IRCCS, Via Franco Gallini, 2, 33081 Aviano, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 46:370-6. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Coffee, decaffeinated coffee, tea intake, and risk of renal cell cancer
    Maurizio Montella
    Servizio di Epidemiologia, Istituto Tumori Fondazione Pascale, Naples, Italy
    Nutr Cancer 61:76-80. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and endometrial cancer risk: the modifying effect of obesity
    Jerry Polesel
    SOC Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, IRCCS, Aviano, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 18:476-81. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Fiber intake and endometrial cancer risk
    Ettore Bidoli
    Struttura Operativa Complessa di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, PN, Italy
    Acta Oncol 49:441-6. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Association between components of the insulin-like growth factor system and epithelial ovarian cancer risk
    Luigino Dal Maso
    Servizio di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Aviano, Italy
    Oncology 67:225-30. 2004

Detail Information

Publications157 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Food groups and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma: A multicenter case-control study in Italy
    Renato Talamini
    Unita di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Aviano, Italy
    Int J Cancer 119:2916-21. 2006
    ..The present study supports the hypothesis of a role of diet in HCC aetiology. Dietary modifications may be indicated in subjects at high-risk for HCC...
  2. ncbi request reprint The impact of tobacco smoking and alcohol drinking on survival of patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Renato Talamini
    Unit of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, National Cancer Institute, Aviano, Italy
    Int J Cancer 122:1624-9. 2008
    ..Our findings strongly encourage physicians to advice NHL patients to stop smoking and diminish alcohol consumption to obtain improvements in the course of NHL...
  3. ncbi request reprint Food groups and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a multicenter, case-control study in Italy
    Renato Talamini
    Unita di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, I 33081 Aviano PN, Italy
    Int J Cancer 118:2871-6. 2006
    ..59, 95% CI: 0.36-0.97). The association of pasta/rice was also supported by an increased risk of high glycemic load levels (OR = 1.86, 95% CI: 1.04-3.32). In conclusion, our results suggested that diet could affect NHL risk...
  4. ncbi request reprint Smoking and non-Hodgkin lymphoma: case-control study in Italy
    Renato Talamini
    Servizio di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, IRCCS, Aviano PN, Italy
    Int J Cancer 115:606-10. 2005
    ..Infection acted together according to a multiplicative model, leading to a 4-fold elevated risk in current smokers HCV positive subjects...
  5. ncbi request reprint Combined effect of tobacco and alcohol on laryngeal cancer risk: a case-control study
    R Talamini
    Servizio di Epidemiologia, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Aviano, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 13:957-64. 2002
    ..To provide information on the effects of alcohol and tobacco on laryngeal cancer and its subsites...
  6. doi request reprint Tobacco smoking, alcohol consumption and pancreatic cancer risk: a case-control study in Italy
    R Talamini
    SOC Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, IRCCS, Via Franco Gallini, 2, 33081 Aviano, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 46:370-6. 2010
    ..In conclusion, we found that tobacco smoking and alcohol drinking are two independent risk factors for pancreatic cancer which may be responsible for approximately one third of these cancers in our population...
  7. doi request reprint Coffee, decaffeinated coffee, tea intake, and risk of renal cell cancer
    Maurizio Montella
    Servizio di Epidemiologia, Istituto Tumori Fondazione Pascale, Naples, Italy
    Nutr Cancer 61:76-80. 2009
    ..This study, based on a large dataset, provides further evidence that coffee, decaffeinated coffee, and tea consumption are not related to RCC risk...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and endometrial cancer risk: the modifying effect of obesity
    Jerry Polesel
    SOC Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, IRCCS, Aviano, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 18:476-81. 2009
    ..This finding calls for caution in interpreting the favorable effects of cigarette smoking, considering the toxic and carcinogenic effects of tobacco...
  9. doi request reprint Fiber intake and endometrial cancer risk
    Ettore Bidoli
    Struttura Operativa Complessa di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, PN, Italy
    Acta Oncol 49:441-6. 2010
    ..Consequently, a case-control study was carried out to further investigate the role of dietary fiber intake in the etiology of endometrial cancer...
  10. ncbi request reprint Association between components of the insulin-like growth factor system and epithelial ovarian cancer risk
    Luigino Dal Maso
    Servizio di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Aviano, Italy
    Oncology 67:225-30. 2004
    ..Components of the insulin-like growth factor (IGF) system have been associated with several cancers, but very few studies are available for ovarian cancer...
  11. doi request reprint Macronutrients, fatty acids, cholesterol and renal cell cancer risk
    Ettore Bidoli
    Unita di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano PN, Italy
    Int J Cancer 122:2586-9. 2008
    ..Results were consistent in strata of age, body mass index, treated hypertension, energy intake, stage and family history of RCC...
  12. ncbi request reprint Nutrients intake and the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in Italy
    Jerry Polesel
    Unita di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Via F Gallini 2, 33081 Aviano, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 43:2381-7. 2007
    ..61; 95% CI: 0.78-3.30). In conclusion, a diet rich in linoleic acid containing foods (e.g. white meats and fish) and beta-carotene was inversely related to HCC risk...
  13. ncbi request reprint Renal cell cancer and body size at different ages: an Italian multicenter case-control study
    Luigino Dal Maso
    S O C Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano PN, Italy
    Am J Epidemiol 166:582-91. 2007
    ..RCC risks among overweight and obese persons were apparently higher in never smokers, persons with the clear-cell histologic type, and persons with a Fuhrman nuclear grade of G3-G4...
  14. ncbi request reprint Coffee and tea consumption and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in Italy
    Maurizio Montella
    Servizio di Epidemiologia, Istituto Tumori Fondazione Pascale, Naples, Italy
    Int J Cancer 120:1555-9. 2007
    ..7, 95% CI=0.2-2.5) or tea (OR=1.4, 95% CI=0.8-2.7). The present study supports the hypothesis of a favourable effect of coffee, though not decaffeinated coffee and tea, on the risk on hepatocellular carcinoma...
  15. doi request reprint Organ preservation in locally advanced head and neck cancer of the larynx using induction chemotherapy followed by improved radiation schemes
    Giovanni Franchin
    Department of Radiation Therapy, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, National Cancer Institute, Via Franco Gallini 2, 33081, Aviano, Italy
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 266:719-26. 2009
    ..The accelerated CT-RT regimen is able to achieve a high rate of larynx preservation, a good tolerability, and a satisfactory cause-specific overall survival...
  16. doi request reprint Reproductive, menstrual, and other hormone-related factors and risk of renal cell cancer
    Antonella Zucchetto
    SOC Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, IRCCS Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano PN, Italy
    Int J Cancer 123:2213-6. 2008
    ..Our findings give support to a role of hysterectomy in increasing RCC risk without corroborating, however, a major role of female hormone-related factors...
  17. doi request reprint Effect of obesity and other lifestyle factors on mortality in women with breast cancer
    Luigino Dal Maso
    Unita di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Italy
    Int J Cancer 123:2188-94. 2008
    ..High BMI was the lifestyle risk factor that most consistently modified breast cancer prognosis in our study...
  18. ncbi request reprint Neoadjuvant accelerated chemotherapy followed by hyperfractionated radiation therapy in patients with operable, locally advanced head and neck carcinoma
    Giovanni Franchin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, National Cancer Institute, 33081 Aviano, Italy
    Oral Oncol 41:526-33. 2005
    ..The current prospective clinical trial was approved by the Ethics Committee of the Centro di Riferimento Oncologico (C.R.O.) on May 27, 1996, # CRO-02-96. Written informed consent was required from all patients entering the study...
  19. ncbi request reprint Onion and garlic use and human cancer
    Carlotta Galeone
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy, Italy
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1027-32. 2006
    ..Interest in the potential benefits of allium vegetables, in particular, onion (Allium cepa) and garlic (Allium sativum), has its origin in antiquity, but the details of these benefits are still open to discussion...
  20. ncbi request reprint Dietary folate, alcohol consumption, and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Jerry Polesel
    Unita di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Italy
    Nutr Cancer 57:146-50. 2007
    ..However, the lack of an overall effect for one-carbon nutrients and the small sample size suggested caution in interpreting our results...
  21. doi request reprint Dietary habits and risk of pancreatic cancer: an Italian case-control study
    Jerry Polesel
    Unita di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, IRCCS, Via Franco Gallini, 2, 33081 Aviano, Pordenone, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 21:493-500. 2010
    ..To investigate the association between dietary habits and pancreatic cancer...
  22. doi request reprint Oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy in the treatment of elderly patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC)
    Massimiliano Berretta
    Department of Medical Oncology, National Cancer Institute, IRCCS, Via Franco Gallini 2, I 33081 Aviano PN, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 55:271-5. 2012
    ..No toxic death occurred. Oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy maintains its efficacy, and safety in elderly patients with mCRC and good PS. This regimen should be considered in the treatment of this particular setting of patients...
  23. doi request reprint Tobacco smoking and the risk of upper aero-digestive tract cancers: A reanalysis of case-control studies using spline models
    Jerry Polesel
    Unita di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Italy
    Int J Cancer 122:2398-402. 2008
    ..The excess of risk among people smoking 2 cigarettes/day highlights the absence of any harmless level for cigarette smoking, and it further supports the need of public health programs against tobacco smoking...
  24. doi request reprint Postoperative reduced dose of cisplatin concomitant with radiation therapy in high- risk head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
    Giovanni Franchin
    Radiation Oncology Division, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico National Cancer Institute, Aviano, Italy
    Cancer 115:2464-71. 2009
    ..The role of low doses of cisplatin and concomitant postoperative radiotherapy in high risk head and neck squamous cell carcinoma has not yet been defined...
  25. ncbi request reprint Hormone-related factors and gynecological conditions in relation to endometrial cancer risk
    Antonella Zucchetto
    SOC Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, IRCCS, Aviano, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 18:316-21. 2009
    ..In conclusion, this study confirms the importance of multiparity, years of menstruation, and oral contraceptive use in endometrial cancer etiology, thus contributing to identify women at elevated risk of such neoplasm...
  26. doi request reprint Tobacco smoking, alcohol drinking, and the risk of different histological types of nasopharyngeal cancer in a low-risk population
    Jerry Polesel
    Unit of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, IRCCS, Via F Gallini 2, 33081 Aviano PN, Italy
    Oral Oncol 47:541-5. 2011
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Dietary vitamins E and C and prostate cancer risk
    Ettore Bidoli
    Unita di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, IRCCS, Aviano, PN, Italy
    Acta Oncol 48:890-4. 2009
    ..The epidemiologic evidence on dietary vitamins E and C and prostate cancer is controversial. Therefore, a case-control study was carried out to investigate the role of dietary intake of vitamins E and C in the etiology of prostate cancer...
  28. ncbi request reprint Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and hepatitis C virus: a case-control study from northern and southern Italy
    Renato Talamini
    Servizio di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Pordenone, Italy
    Int J Cancer 110:380-5. 2004
    ..In conclusion, HCV infection was associated with an increase in NHL risk, and the fraction of NHL cases attributable to HCV was 12.4% (range 6.3-18.5%)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Impact of highly active antiretroviral therapy on the presenting features and outcome of patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-related Kaposi sarcoma
    Guglielmo Nasti
    Division of Medical Oncology A, Italian National Cancer Institute, Aviano, Italy
    Cancer 98:2440-6. 2003
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and the risk of prostate cancer and benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Anna Crispo
    Servizio di Epidemiologia, Istituto Tumori Fondazione Pascale, Naples, Italy
    Urology 64:717-22. 2004
    ..However, limited information is available for BPH. Also, it is unclear whether various types of alcoholic beverages may have a different impact on risk...
  31. ncbi request reprint Clinical features and outcome of primary effusion lymphoma in HIV-infected patients: a single-institution study
    Cecelia Simonelli
    Division of Medical Oncology A, National Cancer Institute, Aviano, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 21:3948-54. 2003
    ..To describe the clinical features and outcome of HIV-associated primary effusion lymphoma (PEL) and to compare them with those of the other HIV-associated non-Hodgkin's lymphomas (NHLs)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Association between components of the insulin-like growth factor system and endometrial cancer risk
    Livia S A Augustin
    Servizio di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Aviano, Italy
    Oncology 67:54-9. 2004
    ..We used data from a case-control study conducted in Italy to provide additional information on the relation between the IGF system and endometrial cancer...
  33. doi request reprint Immune recovery after autologous stem cell transplantation is not different for HIV-infected versus HIV-uninfected patients with relapsed or refractory lymphoma
    Cecilia Simonelli
    Division of Medical Oncology A, National Cancer Institute, Aviano, Italy
    Clin Infect Dis 50:1672-9. 2010
    ..The aims of our study were to assess the impact of conventional chemotherapy before salvage treatment was administered, in this population, and to evaluate immune reconstitution dynamics during ASCT...
  34. doi request reprint FOLFOX4 in the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer in elderly patients: a prospective study
    Massimiliano Berretta
    Department of Medical Oncology, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, IRCCS, Via Franco Gallini 2, I 33081 Aviano PN, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 52:89-93. 2011
    ..FOLFOX4-regimen maintains its efficacy, and safety ratio in elderly patients with mCRC and good performance status. It would be considered the treatment of choice in the treatment of this particular setting of patients...
  35. ncbi request reprint Oxaliplatin based chemotherapy and concomitant highly active antiretroviral therapy in the treatment of 24 patients with colorectal cancer and HIV infection
    Massimiliano Berretta
    Department of Medical Oncology, National Cancer Institute Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, IRCCS, 33081 Aviano PN, Italy
    Curr HIV Res 8:218-22. 2010
    ..The results were analyzed to evaluate feasibility and activity of FOLFOX4 plus highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in metastatic CRC (mCRC) HIV-seropositive patients...
  36. doi request reprint Can the caregiver replace his/her elderly cancer patient in the physician-patient line of communication?
    Annalisa Giacalone
    Division of Medical Oncology A, National Cancer Institute, Via Franco Gallini 2, 33081, Aviano PN, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 16:1157-62. 2008
    ..GOALS OF WORKS: Only few studies have focussed on the information needs of senior cancer patients. The aim of this study was to evaluate to what extent caregivers perceive their elderly cancer patients' informational needs...
  37. doi request reprint Clinical presentation and outcome of colorectal cancer in HIV-positive patients: a clinical case-control study
    Massimiliano Berretta
    Division of Medical Oncology A, National Cancer Institute, Aviano, Italy
    Onkologie 32:319-24. 2009
    ..Data on colorectal cancer (CRC) in HIV-positive patients are limited. The study objective was to investigate and compare clinical presentation and outcome between HIV-positive and HIV-negative CRC patients...
  38. ncbi request reprint Micronutrients and laryngeal cancer risk in Italy and Switzerland: a case-control study
    Ettore Bidoli
    Servizio di Epidemiologia, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 14:477-84. 2003
    ..To investigate the relation between various micronutrients and laryngeal cancer risk...
  39. ncbi request reprint Outcome in patients with non-hodgkin lymphoma and with or without human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Michele Spina
    Division of Medical Oncology A, National Cancer Institute, Aviano, Italy
    Clin Infect Dis 38:142-4. 2004
    ..4 for HIV-infected patients vs. 1 for HIV-negative patients; P=.24). Therefore, the achievement of complete remission should be the main goal in the treatment of patients with HIV-NHL...
  40. ncbi request reprint Alcohol drinking outside meals and cancers of the upper aero-digestive tract
    Luigino Dal Maso
    Servizio di Epidemiologia, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Italy
    Int J Cancer 102:435-7. 2002
    ..Our findings show that drinking pattern with respect to food consumption may influence alcohol carcinogenesis in the upper digestive and respiratory tract. An "alcohol washing effect" by chewing and swallowing is suggested...
  41. doi request reprint Pancreatic cancer in HIV-positive patients: a clinical case-control study
    Ernesto Zanet
    Department of Medical Oncology, National Cancer Institute, Aviano, Italy
    Pancreas 41:1331-5. 2012
    ..No data are available for HIV-positive patients. The aim of this study was to investigate and to compare clinical presentation and outcome between HIV-positive and HIV-negative PC patients...
  42. ncbi request reprint Do childhood diseases affect NHL and HL risk? A case-control study from northern and southern Italy
    Maurizio Montella
    Servizio di Epidemiologia, Istituto Nazionale Tumori Fondazione G Pascale, Naples, Italy
    Leuk Res 30:917-22. 2006
    ..In addition, our study shows that measles may provide a protective effect against NHL...
  43. ncbi request reprint Lifetime occupational and recreational physical activity and risk of benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Luigino Dal Maso
    Unita di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano PN, Italy
    Int J Cancer 118:2632-5. 2006
    ..A moderate PA at any ages may help reducing a sizeable number of BPH...
  44. doi request reprint Fiber intake and risk of nasopharyngeal carcinoma: a case-control study
    Ettore Bidoli
    a Unit of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, IRCCS, Aviano, Italy
    Nutr Cancer 65:1157-63. 2013
    ..57; 95% CI: 0.33-0.96), and lignin (OR = 0.51; 95% CI: 0.31-0.85). In conclusion, this study suggests that dietary intake of soluble and insoluble fibers is inversely related to NPC risk in a nonendemic southern population. ..
  45. ncbi request reprint Improvement of systemic human immunodeficiency virus-related non-Hodgkin lymphoma outcome in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Emanuela Vaccher
    Division of Medical Oncology A, National Cancer Institute, Aviano, Italy
    Clin Infect Dis 37:1556-64. 2003
    ..42-40.25), 9.11 (95% CI, 3.71-22.32), and 8.54 (95% CI, 1.19-61.11), respectively. Our study suggests that the long-term use of HAART may favorably change the outcome for patients with systemic HIV-NHL...
  46. pmc Modulated chemotherapy according to modified comprehensive geriatric assessment in 100 consecutive elderly patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
    Michele Spina
    Division of Medical Oncology A, National Cancer Institute, Via Franco Gallini 2, Aviano, PN, Italy
    Oncologist 17:838-46. 2012
    ..Wide use of this CGA-driven treatment may result in better cure rates, especially in fit and unfit patients...
  47. doi request reprint Intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT)/Tomotherapy following neoadjuvant chemotherapy in stage IIB-IVA/B undifferentiated nasopharyngeal carcinomas (UCNT): a mono-institutional experience
    Giovanni Franchin
    Division of Radiotherapy, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, IRCCS, Aviano, Italy
    Oral Oncol 47:905-9. 2011
    ..In our experience, adding concurrent chemotherapy to IMRT after neoadjuvant chemotherapy in loco-regional widespread disease resulted to be the indicated approach...
  48. doi request reprint Lapatinib-based therapy in heavily pretreated HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer: a single institution experience
    Diana Crivellari
    National Cancer Institute, Division of Medical Oncology C, CRO, Aviano PN, Italy
    Tumori 98:33-8. 2012
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Consumption of fruit, vegetables, and other food groups and the risk of nasopharyngeal carcinoma
    Jerry Polesel
    Unit of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centro di Riferimento OncologicoI, IRCCS, Via Franco Gallini, 2, 33081, Aviano, PN, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1157-65. 2013
    ..This study aimed to investigate the relationship between NPC risk and a wide range of food groups in the Italian population...
  50. doi request reprint Predictive value of HIV type 1 DNA levels on overall survival in HIV-related lymphoma Patients treated with high-dose chemotherapy (HDC) plus autologous stem cell transplantation (ASCT)
    Maria Teresa Bortolin
    Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, IRCCS, Aviano, Italy
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 26:245-51. 2010
    ..33, 95% CI, 0.99-70.06, p = 0.05). Our study demonstrated that high HIV DNA levels at baseline could predict overall survival after ASCT in one of the largest cohorts of HIV lymphoma patients treated with salvage therapy...
  51. ncbi request reprint Glycemic index and load and risk of upper aero-digestive tract neoplasms (Italy)
    Livia S A Augustin
    Servizio di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Aviano, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 14:657-62. 2003
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint AIDS-related Kaposi's Sarcoma: evaluation of potential new prognostic factors and assessment of the AIDS Clinical Trial Group Staging System in the Haart Era--the Italian Cooperative Group on AIDS and Tumors and the Italian Cohort of Patients Naive From A
    Guglielmo Nasti
    Division of Medical Oncology A, National Cancer Institute, Aviano PN, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 21:2876-82. 2003
    ..To assess potential new prognostic factors and to validate the AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) for AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma (AIDS-KS) staging system in the highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) era...
  53. doi request reprint Alteration of G1/S transition regulators influences recurrences in head and neck squamous carcinomas
    Vincenzo Canzonieri
    Division of Pathology, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, IRCCS, Aviano, Italy
    J Cell Physiol 227:233-8. 2012
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Micronutrients and ovarian cancer: an Italian case-control study
    E Bidoli
    Servizio di Epidemiologia, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Via Pedemontana Occ, 33081 Aviano, Italy
    IARC Sci Publ 156:357-60. 2002
  55. pmc Recent thymic emigrants in lymphoma patients with and without human immunodeficiency virus infection candidates for autologous peripheral stem cell transplantation
    C Pratesi
    Microbiology, Immunology and Virology Unit, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, IRCCS, Aviano, Italy
    Clin Exp Immunol 151:101-9. 2008
    ..Our results suggested that de novo T cell generation is maintained partially in pretreated recurrent lymphoma patients, candidates for ASCT, and could contribute to restore the immune function after transplantation...
  56. doi request reprint Concurrent chemoradiotherapy with tomotherapy in locally advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: a phase I, docetaxel dose-escalation study, with hypofractionated radiation regimen
    Alessandra Bearz
    Medical Oncology Department, National Cancer Institute of Aviano PN, Aviano PN, Italy
    BMC Cancer 13:513. 2013
    ....
  57. doi request reprint Polymorphic thymidylate synthase gene impacts on overall survival of patients with epithelial ovarian cancer after platinum-based chemotherapy
    Paola Biason
    Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology Unit, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico National Cancer Institute, Via Franco Gallini 2, 33081 Aviano, Italy
    Pharmacogenomics 13:1609-19. 2012
    ..High levels of TS have been associated with a worse clinical outcome in several cancers including epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC). The TS gene (TYMS) is highly polymorphic and has an effect on mRNA/protein expression...
  58. pmc Re-challenge with pemetrexed in advanced mesothelioma: a multi-institutional experience
    Alessandra Bearz
    Medical Oncology, IRCCS, Aviano, PN, Italy
    BMC Res Notes 5:482. 2012
    ..Although first-line therapy for patients affected by advanced mesothelioma is well established, there is a lack of data regarding the impact of second-line treatment...
  59. ncbi request reprint Radiotherapy for patients with early-stage glottic carcinoma: univariate and multivariate analyses in a group of consecutive, unselected patients
    Giovanni Franchin
    Department of Radiotherapy, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Italy
    Cancer 98:765-72. 2003
    ..The impact on local control of tobacco smoking and second primary malignancies also was investigated...
  60. doi request reprint Cancer in the elderly: the caregivers' perception of senior patients' informational needs
    Annalisa Giacalone
    Division of Medical Oncology A, National Cancer Institute, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Via Franco Gallini 2, 33081 Aviano, PN, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 49:e121-5. 2009
    ..Interventions, both to help senior patients express their needs and to improve the patient-to-doctor-to-caregiver communication about cancer diseases, are necessary...
  61. doi request reprint Exocrine and endocrine modulation in common gastric carcinoma
    Vincenzo Canzonieri
    Division of Pathology, CRO National Cancer Institute, IRCCS, Aviano, Italy
    Am J Clin Pathol 137:712-21. 2012
    ..Endocrine differentiation and maturely exocrine/endocrine gastric phenotypes are associated with an unfavorable prognosis and may identify subsets of patients for tailored therapy...
  62. doi request reprint Assessing cancer-related fatigue: the psychometric properties of the Revised Piper Fatigue Scale in Italian cancer inpatients
    Annalisa Giacalone
    Division of Medical Oncology A, National Cancer Institute, 33081 Aviano PN, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 18:1191-7. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess psychometric properties of Revised Piper Fatigue Scale (PFS-r) in Italian cancer patients...
  63. ncbi request reprint Stanford V regimen and concomitant HAART in 59 patients with Hodgkin disease and HIV infection
    Michele Spina
    Division of Medical Oncology A, National Cancer Institute, Via Pedemontana Occidentale 12, 33081 Aviano PN, Italy
    Blood 100:1984-8. 2002
    ..Our data confirm that the Stanford V regimen with concomitant HAART is feasible and active in an HIV setting. However, a more intensive approach should be considered in patients with high IPSs...
  64. pmc Food groups, oils and butter, and cancer of the oral cavity and pharynx
    S Franceschi
    Servizio di Epidemiologia, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano PN, Italy
    Br J Cancer 80:614-20. 1999
    ..Thus, frequent consumption of vegetables, citrus fruit, fish and vegetable oils were the major features of a low-risk diet for cancer of the oral cavity and pharynx...
  65. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of a new combination chemotherapy regimen in patients older than 70 years with unfavorable non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    U Tirelli
    Division of Medical Oncology, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, INRCCS, Aviano, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 10:228-36. 1992
    ..A prospective trial with a new combination of etoposide, mitoxantrone, and prednimustine (VMP), specifically devised for elderly patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL), was undertaken...
  66. ncbi request reprint Human immunodeficiency virus-related non-Hodgkin lymphoma: activity of infusional cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, and etoposide as second-line chemotherapy in 40 patients
    M Spina
    Division of Medical Oncology A, National Cancer Institute, Aviano (PN, Italy
    Cancer 92:200-6. 2001
    ..However, the median survival of these patients remains poor, and the other innovative approaches should be used...
  67. ncbi request reprint Leanness as early marker of cancer of the oral cavity and pharynx
    S Franceschi
    Servizio di Epidemiologia, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano (PN, Italy
    Ann Oncol 12:331-6. 2001
    ..Cessation of smoking and substantial reduction of alcohol intake may improve nutritional status, besides stopping carcinogen exposure...
  68. pmc An effective multisource informed consent procedure for research and clinical practice: an observational study of patient understanding and awareness of their roles as research stakeholders in a cancer biobank
    Silvia Cervo
    CRO Biobank, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, IRCCS, Aviano, Italy
    BMC Med Ethics 14:30. 2013
    ..We aimed to design a multisource informed consent procedure that is easily adaptable to both clinical and research applications, and to evaluate its effectiveness in terms of understanding and awareness, even in less educated patients...
  69. ncbi request reprint Oxaliplapin and capecitabine (XELOX) based chemotherapy in the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer: the right choice in elderly patients
    Massimiliano Berretta
    Department of Medical Oncology, National Cancer Institute, Aviano PN Italy, Via Franco Gallini 2, 33081 Aviano PN, Italy
    Anticancer Agents Med Chem 13:1344-53. 2013
    ..We, retrospectively, analyzed the safety and efficacy of XELOX regimen in the treatment of elderly patients affected by mCRC...
  70. ncbi request reprint Circulating adiponectin and endometrial cancer risk
    Luigino Dal Maso
    Servizio di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano 33081, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:1160-3. 2004
    ..BMI and adiponectin showed independent effects on the risk of endometrial cancer according to a multiplicative model (OR, 6.45 in the highest level of BMI and in the lowest one of adiponectin)...
  71. ncbi request reprint Pemetrexed single agent in previously treated non-small cell lung cancer: a multi-institutional observational study
    Alessandra Bearz
    Medical Oncology A, IRCCS CRO, Via Franco Gallini 2, 33081 Aviano, Italy
    Lung Cancer 60:240-5. 2008
    ..We evaluated the activity and toxicity of Pemetrexed, in a post-registration phase, to assess whether clinical benefits justify its employment in a second-line setting in routine clinical practice...
  72. doi request reprint Activity of Pemetrexed on brain metastases from Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Alessandra Bearz
    Medical Oncology A, IRCCS CRO, 33081 Aviano PN, Italy
    Lung Cancer 68:264-8. 2010
    ..We investigated the role of Pemetrexed, a new, well tolerated multi-target antifolate, on brain metastases...
  73. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopic features of difficult melanoma
    Maria A Pizzichetta
    Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, CRO, Aviano, Italy
    Dermatol Surg 33:91-9. 2007
    ..The dermoscopic diagnosis of cutaneous melanoma (CM) may be difficult because some CM lack specific dermoscopic features for melanoma diagnosis...
  74. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of CT-guided percutaneous needle biopsy in the diagnosis of malignant lymphoma at first presentation
    Luca Balestreri
    Department of Radiology, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico IRCCS, via Pedemontana Occ le 12, Aviano 33081, Italy
    Clin Imaging 29:123-7. 2005
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint What elderly cancer patients want to know? Differences among elderly and young patients
    Annalisa Giacalone
    Division of Medical Oncology A, National Cancer Institute Centro di Referimento Oncologico, Via Pedemontana Occidentale 12, 33081 Aviano PN, Italy
    Psychooncology 16:365-70. 2007
    ..Assessing to what extent elderly patients require information is essential for giving them tailored information...
  76. ncbi request reprint Role of the HLA class II: HCV-related disorders
    Valli De Re
    CRO IRCCS, Aviano National Cancer Institute, Pordenone, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1107:308-18. 2007
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint Interobserver agreement of the dermoscopic diagnosis of 129 small melanocytic skin lesions
    Maria Antonietta Pizzichetta
    Division of Medical Oncology C and Oncology Prevention, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Via Pedemontana Occidentale 12, 33081 Aviano, PN, Italy
    Tumori 88:234-8. 2002
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the interobserver agreement of standard dermoscopic criteria between two observers and the diagnostic validity of dermoscopic diagnosis by pattern analysis and by the ABCD rule...
  78. ncbi request reprint MUC-1 (CA 15-3 antigen) as a highly reliable predictor of response to EGFR inhibitors in patients with bronchioloalveolar carcinoma: an experience on 26 patients
    A Bearz
    Division of Medical Oncology A, National Cancer Institute, Aviano, Pordenone, Italy
    Int J Biol Markers 22:307-11. 2007
    ..No tumor marker has been validated in the diagnosis and follow-up of lung cancer, in particular to predict the outcome of treatment with EGFR inhibitors...
  79. ncbi request reprint Mitoxantrone, vinorelbine and prednisone (MVD) in the treatment of metastatic hormonoresistant prostate cancer--a phase II trial
    D Bernardi
    Division of Medical Oncology A, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano PN, Italy
    Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 7:45-9. 2004
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint History of treated hypertension and diabetes mellitus and risk of renal cell cancer
    A Zucchetto
    S O C Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano PN, Italy
    Ann Oncol 18:596-600. 2007
    ..Whether this association may vary according to sex, smoking, obesity, or RCC clinical presentation is unclear. Results on the link between diabetes mellitus and RCC are inconclusive...
  81. ncbi request reprint FOLFOX2 in the treatment of advanced colorectal cancer: a comparison between elderly and middle aged patients
    M Berretta
    Division of Medical Oncology A, National Cancer Institute, CRO IRCCS, Aviano, Italy
    J Chemother 20:503-8. 2008
    ..9 and 21.8 months, respectively) between middle aged and elderly patients. The FOLFOX2 regimen provides equivalent feasibility, efficacy, and survival gain in middle-aged and in elderly patients with metastatic CRC...
  82. doi request reprint Plasma HHV-8 viral load in HHV-8-related lymphoproliferative disorders associated with HIV infection
    C Simonelli
    Division of Medical Oncology A, National Cancer Institute, Aviano, Italy
    J Med Virol 81:888-96. 2009
    ..Multivariate analysis confirmed the diagnosis of lymphoma as an independent predictor of shorter survival...
  83. ncbi request reprint Genetic insights into the disease mechanisms of type II mixed cryoglobulinemia induced by hepatitis C virus
    V De Re
    CRO IRCCS, Aviano National Cancer Institute, Pordenone, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:S65-71. 2007
    ..The work was performed in accordance with the principles of the 1983 Declaration of Helsinki. There is no conflict of interest...
  84. doi request reprint The impact of obesity and diabetes mellitus on the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma
    J Polesel
    S O C Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, IRCCS, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Pordenone, Italy
    Ann Oncol 20:353-7. 2009
    ..To evaluate the association of obesity and DM with HCC risk, we conducted a hospital-based, case-control study in two Italian areas...
  85. ncbi request reprint Micronutrients and ovarian cancer: a case-control study in Italy
    E Bidoli
    Servizio di Epidemiologia, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano Italy
    Ann Oncol 12:1589-93. 2001
    ..The role of selected micronutrients, vitamins and minerals in the aetiology of epithelial ovarian cancer was investigated using data from a case-control study conducted between 1992 and 1999 in five Italian areas...
  86. ncbi request reprint Nasopharyngeal cancer WHO type II-III: monoinstitutional retrospective analysis with standard and accelerated hyperfractionated radiation therapy
    G Franchin
    Division of Radiotherapy, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico IRCCS, via Pedemontana Occ 12, 33081 Aviano PN, Italy
    Oral Oncol 38:137-44. 2002
    ..N0-N1) and RT schedule (HR=0.30 for HART vs. SRT) were significant for DFS. In our experience, HART achieved higher DFS rates than SRT; however, HART did not favourably affect OS. Toxicity was comparable in the two RT schedules...
  87. ncbi request reprint Oral etoposide in elderly patients with advanced non small cell lung cancer: a clinical and pharmacological study
    R Sorio
    Medical Department, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Italy
    J Chemother 18:188-91. 2006
    ..The easy self-management, favorable toxicity profile and synergy with other compounds makes oral etoposide suitable for further clinical-pharmacological studies in elderly patients...
  88. ncbi request reprint Amelanotic/hypomelanotic melanoma: clinical and dermoscopic features
    M A Pizzichetta
    Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, I 33081 Aviano, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 150:1117-24. 2004
    ..Amelanotic malignant melanoma is a subtype of cutaneous melanoma with little or no pigment on visual inspection. It may mimic benign and malignant variants of both melanocytic and nonmelanocytic lesions...
  89. pmc Prostate cancer and body size at different ages: an Italian multicentre case-control study
    L Dal Maso
    Servizio di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, via Pedemontana Occ le 12, 33081 Aviano PN, Italy
    Br J Cancer 90:2176-80. 2004
    ..This study supports possible relationships between high body mass in young adulthood, and a tendency to high weight throughout adult life, and the risk of prostate cancer...
  90. ncbi request reprint Macronutrients, fatty acids, cholesterol and prostate cancer risk
    E Bidoli
    Servizio di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano PN, Italy
    Ann Oncol 16:152-7. 2005
    ..The role of selected macronutrients, fatty acids and cholesterol in the etiology of prostate cancer was analyzed using data from a case-control study carried out in five Italian areas between 1991 and 2002...
  91. ncbi request reprint Linoleic acid, vitamin D and other nutrient intakes in the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: an Italian case-control study
    J Polesel
    Unita di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Italy
    Ann Oncol 17:713-8. 2006
    ..Dietary habits have been suggested as a factor related to the increase of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) incidence in western populations, but the role of individual nutrients is still unclear...
  92. pmc Oral hygiene, dentition, sexual habits and risk of oral cancer
    R Talamini
    Servizio di Epidemiologia, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Via Pedemontana Occ, Aviano, 33081, Italy
    Br J Cancer 83:1238-42. 2000
    ..No differences were detected in sexual practices (including oral sex) and (previous) sexually transmitted infections...
  93. ncbi request reprint Innovative schedule of oral idarubicin in elderly patients with metastatic breast cancer: comprehensive results of a phase II multi-institutional study with pharmacokinetic drug monitoring
    D Crivellari
    Division of Medical Oncology C, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Italy
    Ann Oncol 17:807-12. 2006
    ..To determine if protracted low-dose oral idarubicin (IDA), feasible in a previous dose-finding study, would result in similar activity and a better toxicity profile in patients with metastatic breast cancer...
  94. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus-related hepatocellular carcinoma and B-cell lymphoma patients show a different profile of major histocompatibility complex class II alleles
    V De Re
    Division of Experimental Oncology Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, IRCCS National Cancer Institute, Aviano, Italy
    Hum Immunol 65:1397-404. 2004
    ....
  95. ncbi request reprint HCV-NS3 and IgG-Fc crossreactive IgM in patients with type II mixed cryoglobulinemia and B-cell clonal proliferations
    V De Re
    Division of Experimental Oncology I, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, IRCCS National Cancer Institute, Aviano, Pordenone, Italy
    Leukemia 20:1145-54. 2006
    ..We suggest that engagement of specific BCRs by NS3 (or NS3-immunocomplex) antigen could explain the prevalence of IgM cryoglobulins in these patients...
  96. ncbi request reprint Pre-storage leucocyte depletion and transfusion reaction rates in cancer patients
    A da Ponte
    Blood Bank and Department of Clinical Pathology and Immunohaematology, National Cancer Institute, Aviano, Italy
    Transfus Med 15:37-43. 2005
    ..87) for bedside filtration. The study suggests that, for transfused patients affected by cancer, pre-storage leucodepletion is more effective than selective (bedside) filtration in reducing the incidence of transfusion reactions (FNHTR)...
  97. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma treated with continuous intravenous infusion of recombinant interleukin-2: the experience of a single institution
    Massimo Libra
    Division of Medical Oncology, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, IRCCS, Aviano, PN, Italy
    Tumori 89:400-4. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term survival of patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma, along with response rate and other prognostic and predictive factors...
  98. ncbi request reprint Radiotherapy and continuous infusion 5-fluorouracil in patients with nonresectable pancreatic carcinoma
    G Boz
    Department of Radiotherapy, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, IRCCS, Aviano, Italy
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 51:736-40. 2001
    ..In this study, we report on our experience with the combination of RT and continuous infusion 5-FU in a group of patients with locally nonresectable pancreatic carcinoma...
  99. ncbi request reprint Ovarian cancer: ten-year experience in a community hospital
    G Franchin
    Division of Radiotherapy, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano Pordenone, Italy
    Tumori 73:381-8. 1987
    ..Patients with advanced disease, considering the lack of established efficacious treatments, should be referred to specialized centers, where new drugs or experimental strategies can be tested...
  100. ncbi request reprint Sources of selected vitamins in a sample of the Italian population
    M Parpinel
    Epidemiology Unit, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Pordenone, Italy
    IARC Sci Publ 156:371-4. 2002
  101. ncbi request reprint Cessation of alcohol drinking and risk of cancer of the oral cavity and pharynx
    S Franceschi
    Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Servizio di Epidemiologia, Aviano, Italy
    Int J Cancer 85:787-90. 2000
    ..It remains to be clarified which impact prevention-driven drinking cessation may have on the excess of cancer of the oral cavity and pharynx due to elevated alcohol intake...