C Magnani

Summary

Affiliation: CPO Piemonte
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pleural mesothelioma: epidemiological and public health issues. Report from the Second Italian Consensus Conference on Pleural Mesothelioma
    Corrado Magnani
    Cancer Epidemiology, University of Eastern Piedmont and CPO Piemonte, Novara, Italy
    Med Lav 104:191-202. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint [Results and cost evaluation of triage with high risk HPV test in cervical cancer screening. A pilot study in Piedmont (North-West Italy)]
    Corrado Magnani
    SCDU Epidemiologia dei Tumori, CPO Piemonte, AOU Maggiore di Novara e Università del Piemonte orientale, Novara, Italy
    Epidemiol Prev 36:88-94. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Survival after pleural malignant mesothelioma: a population-based study in Italy
    Corrado Magnani
    Registry of Malignant Mesothelioma, Center for Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, CPO Piemonte, San Giovanni Hospital and University of Turin, Italy
    Tumori 88:266-9. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Childhood malignancies in the EUROCARE study: the database and the methods of survival analysis
    C Magnani
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont Cancer Epidemiology Unit of the Centre for Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention CPO Piemonte, ASO S Giovanni, V Santena 7, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 37:678-86. 2001
  5. pmc Increased risk of malignant mesothelioma of the pleura after residential or domestic exposure to asbestos: a case-control study in Casale Monferrato, Italy
    C Magnani
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Centre for Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, CPO Piemonte, S Giovanni Hospital and University of Torino, Italy
    Environ Health Perspect 109:915-9. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Increasing incidence of childhood leukemia in Northwest Italy, 1975-98
    Corrado Magnani
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont, Regional Center for Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention CPO Piemonte, Torino, Italy
    Int J Cancer 105:552-7. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Survival analysis of childhood tumours: data from the Italian cancer registries
    C Magnani
    Registro dei Tumori Infantili del Piemonte, Unità di epidemiologia dei tumori, Centro per l epidemiologia e la prevenzione oncologica, CPO Piemonte, A O San Giovanni, Torino
    Epidemiol Prev 25:347-53. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk after cessation of asbestos exposure: a cohort study of Italian asbestos cement workers
    C Magnani
    Unit of Medical Statistics and Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Medical Sciences, Via Solaroli 17, 28100 Novara, Italy
    Occup Environ Med 65:164-70. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Variation in survival of children with central nervous system (CNS) malignancies diagnosed in Europe between 1978 and 1992: the EUROCARE study
    C Magnani
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont Cancer Epidemiology Unit of the Centre for Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention CPO Piemonte, ASO S Giovanni, V Santena 7, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 37:711-21. 2001
  10. pmc Multicentric study on malignant pleural mesothelioma and non-occupational exposure to asbestos
    C Magnani
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, S Giovanni B Hospital and Regional Centre for Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Torino, Italy
    Br J Cancer 83:104-11. 2000

Detail Information

Publications68

  1. ncbi request reprint Pleural mesothelioma: epidemiological and public health issues. Report from the Second Italian Consensus Conference on Pleural Mesothelioma
    Corrado Magnani
    Cancer Epidemiology, University of Eastern Piedmont and CPO Piemonte, Novara, Italy
    Med Lav 104:191-202. 2013
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint [Results and cost evaluation of triage with high risk HPV test in cervical cancer screening. A pilot study in Piedmont (North-West Italy)]
    Corrado Magnani
    SCDU Epidemiologia dei Tumori, CPO Piemonte, AOU Maggiore di Novara e Università del Piemonte orientale, Novara, Italy
    Epidemiol Prev 36:88-94. 2012
    ..The study was conducted in respect to: participation, predictive value, and cost analysis, separately for ASC-US and LSIL cytology...
  3. ncbi request reprint Survival after pleural malignant mesothelioma: a population-based study in Italy
    Corrado Magnani
    Registry of Malignant Mesothelioma, Center for Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, CPO Piemonte, San Giovanni Hospital and University of Turin, Italy
    Tumori 88:266-9. 2002
    ..5 million total population). It focused on possible differences related to period of diagnosis a proxy of changes in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures...
  4. ncbi request reprint Childhood malignancies in the EUROCARE study: the database and the methods of survival analysis
    C Magnani
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont Cancer Epidemiology Unit of the Centre for Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention CPO Piemonte, ASO S Giovanni, V Santena 7, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 37:678-86. 2001
    ..The EUROCARE database represents a unique source of information on survival of childhood cancer patients in Europe, intercountry differences and time trends in survival...
  5. pmc Increased risk of malignant mesothelioma of the pleura after residential or domestic exposure to asbestos: a case-control study in Casale Monferrato, Italy
    C Magnani
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Centre for Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, CPO Piemonte, S Giovanni Hospital and University of Torino, Italy
    Environ Health Perspect 109:915-9. 2001
    ..The present work confirms the association of environmental asbestos exposure and pleural MM, controlling for other sources of asbestos exposure, and suggests that environmental exposure caused a greater risk than domestic exposure...
  6. ncbi request reprint Increasing incidence of childhood leukemia in Northwest Italy, 1975-98
    Corrado Magnani
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont, Regional Center for Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention CPO Piemonte, Torino, Italy
    Int J Cancer 105:552-7. 2003
    ..Possible causes to be investigated include environmental factors, changes in family size and parental age, socioeconomic conditions and geographical distribution of cases...
  7. ncbi request reprint Survival analysis of childhood tumours: data from the Italian cancer registries
    C Magnani
    Registro dei Tumori Infantili del Piemonte, Unità di epidemiologia dei tumori, Centro per l epidemiologia e la prevenzione oncologica, CPO Piemonte, A O San Giovanni, Torino
    Epidemiol Prev 25:347-53. 2001
    ..Finally, the findings are comparable to those in other countries (USA, Great Britain, Australia, Slovakia) and they show a progressive improvement in survival...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk after cessation of asbestos exposure: a cohort study of Italian asbestos cement workers
    C Magnani
    Unit of Medical Statistics and Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Medical Sciences, Via Solaroli 17, 28100 Novara, Italy
    Occup Environ Med 65:164-70. 2008
    ..We aimed to study mortality for asbestos related diseases and the incidence of mesothelioma in a cohort of Italian asbestos cement workers after cessation of asbestos exposure...
  9. ncbi request reprint Variation in survival of children with central nervous system (CNS) malignancies diagnosed in Europe between 1978 and 1992: the EUROCARE study
    C Magnani
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont Cancer Epidemiology Unit of the Centre for Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention CPO Piemonte, ASO S Giovanni, V Santena 7, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 37:711-21. 2001
    ..Results of this study confirm the large variability in European countries and indicate a positive trend in the survival probability for cases diagnosed in the 1980s...
  10. pmc Multicentric study on malignant pleural mesothelioma and non-occupational exposure to asbestos
    C Magnani
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, S Giovanni B Hospital and Regional Centre for Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Torino, Italy
    Br J Cancer 83:104-11. 2000
    ..A dose-response pattern appeared with intensity of both sources of exposure. It is suggested that low-dose exposure to asbestos at home or in the general environment carries a measurable risk of malignant pleural mesothelioma...
  11. ncbi request reprint Childhood cancer survival in Europe: an overview
    B Terracini
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont Regional Centre for Cancer Prevention, University of Torino, Via Santena 7, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 37:810-6. 2001
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint [Mortality from pleural and peritoneal cancer in a cohort of asbestos workers, many years after start of the exposure: possible role of fibers clearance]
    F Barone Adesi
    SCDU Epidemiologia dei Tumori, Universita di Torino, Via Santena 7, 10126, Torino, Italia
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 29:346-8. 2007
    ..The different trends for pleural and peritoneal cancer might be related to clearance of the asbestos from the workers' lungs...
  13. ncbi request reprint Survival trends of childhood cancer diagnosed during 1970-1994 in Piedmont, Italy: a report from the Childhood Cancer Registry
    G Pastore
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont, Cancer Epidemiology Unit of the Centre for Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention-CPO Piemonte, S. Giovanni Hospital, Torino, Italy
    Med Pediatr Oncol 36:481-8. 2001
    ..Survival results in the present study are similar to those presented for other European countries and the United States. For most types of neoplasm (except CNS) survival probability appears to stabilize 5-10 years after diagnosis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Time trends in survival of children with acute lymphocytic leukemia in Piedmont, Italy: a report from the Population-Based Cancer Registry
    C Magnani
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont, Torino, Italy
    Tumori 81:164-8. 1995
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Present data are compared with those resulting from other population-based series: this exercise can be useful for an overall evaluation of delivery of cancer therapy at the population basis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Survival of childhood lymphomas in Europe, 1978--1992: a report from the EUROCARE study
    G Pastore
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont Cancer Epidemiology Unit of the Centre for Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention CPO Piemonte, A S O, V Santena 7, San Giovanni Torino, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 37:703-10. 2001
    ..56--0.79) in 1982--1985 to 0.48 (95% CI 0.40--0.57) in 1986--1989. Exploratory analysis, conducted including the cancer registries which provided cases diagnosed until 1992, show a positive trend over time for both types of lymphoma...
  16. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in DNA repair genes as risk factors for asbestos-related malignant mesothelioma in a general population study
    I Dianzani
    Laboratorio di Patologia Genetica, Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche, Universita del Piemonte Orientale, Via Solaroli 17, 28100 Novara, Italy
    Mutat Res 599:124-34. 2006
    ..This is the first report of an association between polymorphisms in DNA repair genes and asbestos-associated MM. Our data indicate that genetic factors are involved in MM development...
  17. ncbi request reprint Survival of childhood cancer patients in Italy, 1978-1989. ITACARE Working Group
    C Magnani
    Servizio Universitario di Epidemiologia dei Tumori, Azienda Ospedaliera S Giovanni Battista, Torino, Italy
    Tumori 83:426-89. 1997
    ..Italian survival was similar to that observed in other population-based surveys in the UK and USA...
  18. doi request reprint XRCC1 and ERCC1 variants modify malignant mesothelioma risk: a case-control study
    M Betti
    Laboratory of Genetic Pathology, Department of Medical Sciences, University of Piemonte Orientale, Novara, Italy
    Mutat Res 708:11-20. 2011
    ..02, 95%CI 1.01-4.05; Casale+Turin: OR=2.39, 95%CI 1.29-4.43). The association of MPM with DNA repair genes support the hypothesis that an increased susceptibility to DNA damage may favour asbestos carcinogenicity...
  19. pmc Mortality from lung cancer and population risk attributable to asbestos in an asbestos cement manufacturing town in Italy
    C Magnani
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, S Giovanni Hospital, Torino, Italy
    Occup Environ Med 55:111-4. 1998
    ..According to cancer registry data, in the same town the incidence of malignant mesothelioma in the general population is about 10 times higher than in comparable Italian provinces...
  20. ncbi request reprint Physical impairment and social life goals among adult long-term survivors of childhood cancer: a population-based study from the childhood cancer registry of Piedmont, Italy
    G Pastore
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont, Cancer Epidemiology Unit of the Centre for Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, CPO Piedmont, San Giovanni Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Tumori 87:372-8. 2001
    ..From the methodologic point of view, the present study shows the feasibility of surveillance surveys on health-related quality of life with the contribution of general practitioners...
  21. ncbi request reprint Parental occupation and other environmental factors in the etiology of leukemias and non-Hodgkin's lymphomas in childhood: a case-control study
    C Magnani
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Torino, Italy
    Tumori 76:413-9. 1990
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Population-based survival after childhood lymphoblastic leukaemia in time periods corresponding to specific clinical trials from 1979 to 1998--a report from the Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont (Italy)
    G Pastore
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont, Cancer Epidemiology Unit of the Centre for Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, CPO Piemonte, S Giovanni Hospital, V Santena 7, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 39:952-60. 2003
    ..Results of the present study show the impact on the population of recent clinical trials and emphasise the role of population-based cancer registries in evaluating childhood cancer care delivery in a given population...
  23. ncbi request reprint Mortality of parents of children with cancer: a population-based study in Turin, Italy
    M L Mosso
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont, Center for Cancer Prevention (CPO-Piedmont, San Giovanni Battista Hospital and University, Turin, Italy
    Tumori 85:443-8. 1999
    ..9 were expected. CONCLUSIONS: The data do not indicate any increase in mortality from cancer or other causes end, on the contrary, show a reduction in mortality which was more evident for the causes related to life style...
  24. ncbi request reprint Life expectancy as an indicator of outcome in follow-up of population-based cancer registries: the example of childhood leukemia
    S Viscomi
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont, Cancer Epidemiology Unit CPO Piemonte, CeRMS, S Giovanni Hospital and University of Torino, Italy
    Ann Oncol 17:167-71. 2006
    ..In this paper we propose a method to estimate childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) life expectancy through the integration of traditional survival analysis and life expectancy tables...
  25. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for soft tissue sarcomas in childhood: a case-control study
    C Magnani
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Torino, Italy
    Tumori 75:396-400. 1989
    ..An association was also observed with paternal occupation as butcher, building worker or employment in the production of domestic appliances. One case and no controls reported a maternal aunt affected by breast cancer...
  26. doi request reprint Multiple tumours in survival estimates
    Stefano Rosso
    CPO Piedmont Cancer Registry, via San Francesco da Paola 31, 10123 Torino, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 45:1080-94. 2009
    ..The general effect of inclusion is to reduce survival estimates by a variable amount depending on the proportion of multiple primaries and cancer site...
  27. ncbi request reprint Avoided deaths as an indicator of improvement of childhood cancer treatment
    Elisa Dama
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont, Cancer Epidemiology Unit, CPO Piemonte, CeRMS, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 16:453-9. 2007
    ..In Italy, the number of avoided deaths was 3880 in 1995-1999, with respect to 1970-1974. Results of these analyses provide an effective way to quantify the improvement in the quality of care for children with childhood cancer...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Incidence of malignant mesothelioma in Piedmont, 1990-2001]
    Dario Mirabelli
    Universita degli Studi di Torino, Servizio epidemiologia dei tumori e Centro interdipartimentale G Scansetti Torino
    Epidemiol Prev 31:132-8. 2007
    ..Recently, however, a deceleration in the increase has been reported...
  29. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life of long-term childhood cancer survivors: a population-based study from the Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont, Italy
    Daniela Alessi
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont, Cancer Epidemiology Unit, CeRMS and CPO Piemonte, University of Turin, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 43:2545-52. 2007
    ..To determine the Health Related Quality of Life (HRQL) in a population-based cohort of long-term survivors of childhood cancer in Piedmont, northwestern Italy...
  30. ncbi request reprint Expected number of childhood cancers in Italy from 2001 to 2015
    Iacopo Baussano
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont Cancer Epidemiology Unit, CPO Piemonte, CeRMS, S Giovanni Hospital and University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Haematologica 92:1258-61. 2007
    ..These figures help evaluate the allocation of resources for the care of child cancer patients in Italy, and to estimate the number of cases expected to enter clinical trials...
  31. ncbi request reprint Late deaths among five-year survivors of childhood cancer. A population-based study in Piedmont Region, Italy
    Elisa Dama
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont, Cancer Epidemiology Unit, CPO Piemonte, CeRMS, S Giovanni Hospital and University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Haematologica 91:1084-91. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze late mortality among 5-year survivors of childhood cancer, in Piedmont (Italy), in terms of risk factors and causes of death...
  32. doi request reprint Survival of peritoneal malignant mesothelioma in Italy: a population-based study
    Dario Mirabelli
    Unit of Cancer Epidemiology, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Int J Cancer 124:194-200. 2009
    ..This provides a large historical comparison for future studies on survival trends at the population level...
  33. doi request reprint Non-occupational exposure to asbestos and malignant mesothelioma in the Italian National Registry of Mesotheliomas
    Dario Mirabelli
    Unit of Cancer Epidemiology, Via Santena 7, 10126 Torino TO, Italy
    Occup Environ Med 67:792-4. 2010
    ..Historical and geographical differences in the fraction of cancer due to any given exposure are to be expected, but incomplete identification of non-occupational exposures may have played a role...
  34. ncbi request reprint Time trends and prognostic factors for survival from childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont (Italy)
    Elisa Dama
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont, Cancer Epidemiology Unit CPO Piemonte, CeRMS, S Giovanni Hospital and University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 165:240-9. 2006
    ..Age, extent of disease, and white blood cell count at diagnosis are prognostic factors for selected cancer sites...
  35. ncbi request reprint [Life expectancy as an indicator of outcome]
    Silvia Viscomi
    Registro tumori infantili del Piemonte, CPO Piemonte, Servizio di Epidemiologia dei Tumori, Azienda ospedaliera S Giovanni Battista e Università degli studi di Torino
    Epidemiol Prev 28:174-7. 2004
    ..Clinicians are invited to take into consideration the approach described in the present note...
  36. ncbi request reprint Early deaths from childhood cancer. A report from the Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont, Italy, 1967-1998
    Guido Pastore
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont, Cancer Epidemiology Unit of the Centre for Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Via Santena 7, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 163:313-9. 2004
    ..8%, 10.7% and 12.8%, respectively. This pattern clearly differed from the corresponding trend for acute lymphoid leukaemia (6.4%, 2.0%, 0.4%)...
  37. ncbi request reprint SV40, genetic polymorphism and mesothelioma. pathological and epidemiological evidence
    C Magnani
    Department of Medical Sciences, CPO Piemonte and University of Eastern Piedmont at Novara, Italy
    Med Lav 96:347-53. 2005
    ..A causal role was suggested for SV40 since viral DNA and proteins were detected in pleural MM and SV40 caused MM in hamsters. SV40 proteins (Tag) interact with oncogenes P53 and Rb...
  38. doi request reprint The cure of cancer: a European perspective
    Silvia Francisci
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Surveillance and Health Promotion, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 45:1067-79. 2009
    ..The proportion of cured of all cancers combined is a useful general indicator of cancer control as it reflects progress in diagnosis and treatment, as well as success in the prevention of rapidly fatal cancers...
  39. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends in the incidence of childhood leukemia, lymphomas and solid tumors in north-west Italy, 1967-2001. A report of the Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont
    Paola Dalmasso
    Childhood Center Registry of Piedmont, CPO Piemonte, CeRMS, S Giovanni Hospital, University of Turin, Italy
    Haematologica 90:1197-204. 2005
    ..We present an analysis of cancer incidence trends in Piedmont (Italy) in 1967-2001 for the major categories of childhood malignant neoplasms...
  40. ncbi request reprint Time trends of childhood cancer mortality rates: a report from the Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont, Italy, 1971-1998
    Luisa Zuccolo
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont, Cancer Epidemiology Unit, CPO Piemonte, CeRMS, S Giovanni Hospital and University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 43:788-91. 2004
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Population-based survival after childhood cancer diagnosed during 1970-98: a report from the Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont, Italy
    Silvia Viscomi
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont, Cancer Epidemiology Unit of the Center for Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, CPO Piemonte, S Giovanni Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Haematologica 88:974-82. 2003
    ..Since 1967 the Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont has been collecting cases of malignant tumor, diagnosed in children aged 0-14 years, living in Piedmont. This work aims to update survival rates to 31.12.2000...
  42. pmc Cancer mortality and incidence of mesothelioma in a cohort of wives of asbestos workers in Casale Monferrato, Italy
    Daniela Ferrante
    Unit of Medical Statistics and Cancer Epidemiology, CPO Piemonte and University of Eastern Piedmont, Novara, Italy
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1401-5. 2007
    ..Although the hazard is established, the magnitude of the risk is uncertain, and it is unclear whether risk is also increased for other cancers. Few cohort studies have been reported...
  43. doi request reprint The interactions of age, sex, body mass index, genetics, and steroid weight-based doses on tacrolimus dosing requirement after adult kidney transplantation
    P Stratta
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Nephrology and Transplantation, and Interdisciplinary Research Center Autoimmune Disease, Amedeo Avogadro University Maggiore Hospital of Novara, Novara, Italy
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 68:671-80. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of different clinical covariates on tacrolimus dose requirements in adult kidney transplant patients with a specific focus on drug interactions...
  44. doi request reprint Pooled analysis of NAT2 genotypes as risk factors for asbestos-related malignant mesothelioma
    Marta Betti
    Department of Medical Sciences, University of Piemonte Orientale, Via Solaroli 17, 28100 Novara, Italy
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 212:322-9. 2009
    ..47; 95% CI=0.96-2.26) and in the entire population (OR=1.38; 95% CI=0.93-2.04). These results suggest that NAT2 polymorphisms do not exert a strong effect on individual susceptibility to MM...
  45. ncbi request reprint Effects of maternal age and cohort of birth on incidence time trends of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Milena M Maule
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont, CeRMS and CPO Piemonte, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:347-51. 2007
    ..59-4.31), when maternal age was included in the model, and 5.72% (95% CI, 2.29-9.27), when maternal year of birth was included. In conclusion, maternal characteristics substantially affect temporal trends in childhood ALL incidence...
  46. ncbi request reprint Trends in survival after childhood cancer in Europe, 1978-1997: report from the Automated Childhood Cancer Information System project (ACCIS)
    Corrado Magnani
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont, CPO Piemonte, Torino, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 42:1981-2005. 2006
    ..Extended data collection is necessary to evaluate future time trends and changes in differences between European regions...
  47. ncbi request reprint Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis among the migrant population to Piemonte, northwestern Italy
    A Chio
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin and Azienda Ospedaliera San Giovanni Battista, Torino, Italy
    J Neurol 246:175-80. 1999
    ..This observation may be explained by an interaction between environmental and genetic factors or by selective migration...
  48. doi request reprint Risk of second malignant neoplasms after childhood central nervous system malignant tumours: an international study
    M Maule
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont, Cancer Epidemiology Unit, CPO Piemonte, CeRMS, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 44:830-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the risk of second malignant neoplasms (SMNs) other than central nervous system (CNS) neoplasms after childhood CNS cancer in an international multicentre study...
  49. doi request reprint Patterns of domestic migrations and access to childhood cancer care centres in Italy: a report from the hospital based registry of the Italian Association of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology (AIEOP)
    Elisa Dama
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont, Cancer Epidemiology Unit CPO Piemonte, CeRMS, S Giovanni Hospital and University of Torino, Via Santena 7, 10126, Torino, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 44:2101-5. 2008
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Analysis of nonresponse in the assessment of health-related quality of life of childhood cancer survivors
    Daniela Alessi
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont, Cancer Epidemiology Unit, CeRMS and CPO Piemonte, University of Turin, Torino, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 16:576-80. 2007
    ..Participation of survivors and their general practitioners correlated, suggesting that involvement of the general practitioners in the study may be a method to increase participation of survivors of childhood cancers...
  51. ncbi request reprint Mortality from cancer and other causes in parents of children with cancer: a population-based study in Piedmont, Italy
    Luisa Zuccolo
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont, Cancer Epidemiology Unit, S Giovanni Hospital and University of Turin, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 16:390-5. 2007
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Bayesian methods for early detection of changes in childhood cancer incidence: trends for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia are consistent with an infectious aetiology
    Milena Maria Maule
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont, Cancer Epidemiology Unit, CPO Piemonte, CeRMS, S Giovanni Hospital and University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 42:78-83. 2006
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Updating long-term childhood cancer survival trend with period and mixed analysis: good news from population-based estimates in Italy
    Luisa Zuccolo
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont, Cancer Epidemiology Unit, CPO Piemonte, CeRMS, S Giovanni Hospital and University of Turin, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 42:1135-42. 2006
    ..32%), providing further evidence of an ongoing improvement in prognosis...
  54. ncbi request reprint New insights into the pathogenesis of penile shortening after radical prostatectomy and the role of postoperative sexual function
    Paolo Gontero
    Urologia 1, Universita degli Studi di Torino, Torino, Italy
    J Urol 178:602-7. 2007
    ..We assessed penile changes after radical prostatectomy by performing serial penile measurements. The potential effect of nerve sparing surgery and the recovery of erectile function on the degree of penile shortening were also evaluated...
  55. pmc Modeling mesothelioma risk associated with environmental asbestos exposure
    Milena Maria Maule
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, CeRMS and CPO Piemonte, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1066-71. 2007
    ..Environmental asbestos pollution can cause malignant mesothelioma, but few studies have involved dose-response analyses with detailed information on occupational, domestic, and environmental exposures...
  56. ncbi request reprint Endoscopy or surgery for malignant GI outlet obstruction?
    Mario Del Piano
    Gastroenterology Unit, ASO Maggiore della Carita, Corso Mazzini 18, 28100 Novara, Italy
    Gastrointest Endosc 61:421-6. 2005
    ..This study compared technical and clinical success, morbidity, mortality, and hospital stay in patients undergoing endoscopic and surgical treatment of GOO...
  57. doi request reprint Cause of mortality in five-year survivors of childhood cancer in North-West Italy, 1967-1999
    Elisa Dama
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:937. 2008
  58. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity analysis of the relationship between disease occurrence and distance from a putative source of pollution
    Emanuela Dreassi
    Dipartimento di statistica G Parenti, Universita di Firenze, Firenze, Italy
    Geospat Health 2:263-71. 2008
    ..The choice of prior distribution is extremely important and should be based on epidemiological considerations...
  59. doi request reprint Long-term mortality from pleural and peritoneal cancer after exposure to asbestos: Possible role of asbestos clearance
    Francesco Barone-Adesi
    Unit of Cancer Epidemiology, CeRMS and Center for Oncologic Prevention Piemonte, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Int J Cancer 123:912-6. 2008
    ..The different trends for pleural and peritoneal cancer might be related to clearance of the asbestos from the workers' lungs...
  60. doi request reprint Survival of children with cancer in Italy, 1989-98. A report from the hospital based registry of the Italian Association of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology (AIEOP)
    Andrea Pession
    Paediatric Oncology and Haematology Unit Lalla Seràgnoli, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 44:1282-9. 2008
    ....
  61. doi request reprint Genetic susceptibility to malignant pleural mesothelioma and other asbestos-associated diseases
    Monica Neri
    Unit of Molecular Epidemiology, National Cancer Research Institute, Genoa, Italy
    Mutat Res 659:126-36. 2008
    ..Technical improvements such as the use of high-throughput techniques will help to identify molecular pathways regulated by candidate genes...
  62. ncbi request reprint Re: "Detecting small-area similarities in the epidemiology of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia and diabetes mellitus, type 1: a Bayesian approach"
    Lorenzo Richiardi
    Am J Epidemiol 162:1132-3. 2005
  63. ncbi request reprint Genetic susceptibility to malignant mesothelioma and exposure to asbestos: the influence of the familial factor
    Donatella Ugolini
    Dipartimento di Oncologia, Biologia e Genetica, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Mutat Res 658:162-71. 2008
    ..The frequent report of familial clustering was the first indication supporting the involvement of genetic factors. Therefore, we performed an extensive literature search to evaluate existing studies reporting familial cases of MM...
  64. ncbi request reprint Time trends of cancer incidence in European children (1978-1997): report from the Automated Childhood Cancer Information System project
    Peter Kaatsch
    German Childhood Cancer Registry, Institute of Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, University of Mainz, 55101 Mainz, Germany
    Eur J Cancer 42:1961-71. 2006
    ..The patterns and magnitude of these increases suggest that other factors, e.g. changes in lifestyle and in exposure to a variety of agents, have contributed to the increase in childhood cancer in the recent decades...
  65. ncbi request reprint The attribution of lung cancers to asbestos exposure: a pathologic study of 924 unselected cases
    Franco Mollo
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, Turin University, Italy
    Am J Clin Pathol 117:90-5. 2002
    ..In the 56 cases, the media..
  66. ncbi request reprint Sinonasal cancer and occupational exposures: a pooled analysis of 12 case-control studies
    Daniele Luce
    INSERM Unité 88, Hopital, National de Saint Maurice, Saint Maurice, France
    Cancer Causes Control 13:147-57. 2002
    ..In order to examine the associations between sinonasal cancer and occupational exposures other than wood dust and leather dust, the data from 12 case-control studies conducted in seven countries were pooled and reanalyzed...
  67. ncbi request reprint Parental age and risk of acute lymphocytic leukaemia and embryonal tumours in the Piedmont Region, Italy
    Milena M Maule
    Int J Epidemiol 36:691-2. 2007
  68. ncbi request reprint [Case control studies: implications for the participants and responsibilities of the researchers]
    Lucia Miligi
    UO di epidemiologia ambientale e occupazionale, CSPO, Istituto scientifico della Regione Toscana
    Epidemiol Prev 29:124-5. 2005