Genomes and Genes


Carlotta Sacerdote


Affiliation: CPO Piemonte
Country: Italy


  1. Fiano V, Trevisan M, Fasanelli F, Grasso C, Marabese F, da Graça Bicalho M, et al. Methylation in host and viral genes as marker of aggressiveness in cervical lesions: Analysis in 543 unscreened women. Gynecol Oncol. 2018;151:319-326 pubmed publisher
    ..001). Our results, empowered by a wide cervical sample series with a large number of hgCIN, supported the role of methylation as marker of aggressiveness. ..
  2. Bhoo Pathy N, Peeters P, Uiterwaal C, Bueno de Mesquita H, Bulgiba A, Bech B, et al. Coffee and tea consumption and risk of pre- and postmenopausal breast cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohort study. Breast Cancer Res. 2015;17:15 pubmed publisher
    ..Higher caffeinated coffee intake may be associated with lower risk of postmenopausal breast cancer. Decaffeinated coffee intake does not seem to be associated with breast cancer. ..
  3. Sacerdote C, Ricceri F. Epidemiological dimensions of the association between type 2 diabetes and cancer: A review of observational studies. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2018;143:369-377 pubmed publisher
    ..A possible causal association with pancreatic, endometrial, hepatocellular and gallbladder carcinoma was also found. Substantial uncertainty exists for other cancer sites. ..
  4. Sacerdote C, Bordon R, Pitarella S, Mano M, Baldi I, Casella D, et al. Compliance with clinical practice guidelines for breast cancer treatment: a population-based study of quality-of-care indicators in Italy. BMC Health Serv Res. 2013;13:28 pubmed publisher
    ..94, 95%CI 0.56-1.56). These results highlight the need to continue to improve breast cancer care and to measure adherence to PGL. ..
  5. Merritt M, Riboli E, Murphy N, Kadi M, Tjønneland A, Olsen A, et al. Reproductive factors and risk of mortality in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition; a cohort study. BMC Med. 2015;13:252 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings may contribute to the development of improved strategies to promote better long-term health in women. ..
  6. Fisher B, Cartwright A, Quirke A, de Pablo P, Romaguera D, Panico S, et al. Smoking, Porphyromonas gingivalis and the immune response to citrullinated autoantigens before the clinical onset of rheumatoid arthritis in a Southern European nested case-control study. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2015;16:331 pubmed publisher
    ..In this cohort, P.gingivalis is not associated with pre-RA autoimmunity or risk of RA in an early phase before disease-onset. Antibodies to PPAD peptides are not an early feature of ACPA ontogeny. ..
  7. Campa D, Husing A, McKay J, Sinilnikova O, Vogel U, Tjønneland A, et al. The INSIG2 rs7566605 polymorphism is not associated with body mass index and breast cancer risk. BMC Cancer. 2010;10:563 pubmed publisher
  8. Trajkova S, d Errico A, Ricceri F, Fasanelli F, Pala V, Agnoli C, et al. Impact of preventable risk factors on stroke in the EPICOR study: does gender matter?. Int J Public Health. 2017;62:775-786 pubmed publisher
    ..Half of strokes are attributable to potentially modifiable factors. The proportion of prevented cases is gender unbalanced, encouraging sex-specific intervention. ..
  9. Terracini B, Alessi D, Isaevska E, Macerata V, Magnani C, Manasievska M, et al. Comment on Piscitelli et al. Hospitalizations in Pediatric and Adult Patients for All Cancer Type in Italy: The EPIKIT Study under the E.U. COHEIRS Project on Environment and Health. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2017, 14, 495. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017;14: pubmed publisher
    ..Piscitelli with 27 co-authors from 20 scientific institutions estimated the absolute number of hospital admissions for newly diagnosed cancer in people aged 0-19 in Italian provinces and regions in 2007-2011.[...]. ..

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  1. Ricceri F, Giraudo M, Fasanelli F, Milanese D, Sciannameo V, Fiorini L, et al. Diet and endometrial cancer: a focus on the role of fruit and vegetable intake, Mediterranean diet and dietary inflammatory index in the endometrial cancer risk. BMC Cancer. 2017;17:757 pubmed publisher