Sara Raimondi

Summary

Affiliation: European Institute of Oncology
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint BsmI polymorphism of vitamin D receptor gene and cancer risk: a comprehensive meta-analysis
    Sara Raimondi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Mutat Res 769:17-34. 2014
  2. pmc Report of the integrative molecular cancer epidemiology international symposium, lyon, france
    S Raimondi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti, 435, 20141Milan, Italy
    Ecancermedicalscience 2:95. 2008
  3. pmc Melanocortin-1 receptor, skin cancer and phenotypic characteristics (M-SKIP) project: study design and methods for pooling results of genetic epidemiological studies
    Sara Raimondi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ramusio 1, Milan, 20141, Italy
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:116. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Review and meta-analysis on vitamin D receptor polymorphisms and cancer risk
    Sara Raimondi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, Milan, Italy
    Carcinogenesis 30:1170-80. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Hepatitis C virus genotype 1b as a risk factor for hepatocellular carcinoma development: a meta-analysis
    Sara Raimondi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    J Hepatol 50:1142-54. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Gene-smoking interaction on colorectal adenoma and cancer risk: review and meta-analysis
    Sara Raimondi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Mutat Res 670:6-14. 2009
  7. doi request reprint MC1R variants, melanoma and red hair color phenotype: a meta-analysis
    Sara Raimondi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 122:2753-60. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Epidemiology of pancreatic cancer: an overview
    Sara Raimondi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:699-708. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Vitamin D and skin cancer: a meta-analysis
    Sara Gandini
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 45:634-41. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Smoking and colorectal cancer: a meta-analysis
    Edoardo Botteri
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141, Milano, Italy
    JAMA 300:2765-78. 2008

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Publications31

  1. doi request reprint BsmI polymorphism of vitamin D receptor gene and cancer risk: a comprehensive meta-analysis
    Sara Raimondi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Mutat Res 769:17-34. 2014
    ..Among other ethnic groups the inverse association was still present, but did not reach statistical significance. In conclusion, we suggest a weak effect of BsmI B allele in reducing cancer risk at any site, especially of the skin. ..
  2. pmc Report of the integrative molecular cancer epidemiology international symposium, lyon, france
    S Raimondi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti, 435, 20141Milan, Italy
    Ecancermedicalscience 2:95. 2008
    ..Highlights of each of the scientific presentations are summarized below...
  3. pmc Melanocortin-1 receptor, skin cancer and phenotypic characteristics (M-SKIP) project: study design and methods for pooling results of genetic epidemiological studies
    Sara Raimondi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ramusio 1, Milan, 20141, Italy
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:116. 2012
    ..Pooled-analysis of epidemiological studies has many advantages over meta-analysis, and preliminary results may be obtained faster and with lower costs than with prospective consortia...
  4. doi request reprint Review and meta-analysis on vitamin D receptor polymorphisms and cancer risk
    Sara Raimondi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, Milan, Italy
    Carcinogenesis 30:1170-80. 2009
    ..In conclusion, this meta-analysis showed that VDR FokI and BsmI polymorphisms might modulate the risk of cancer of breast, skin and prostate and possibly affect cancer risk at any site in Caucasians...
  5. doi request reprint Hepatitis C virus genotype 1b as a risk factor for hepatocellular carcinoma development: a meta-analysis
    Sara Raimondi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    J Hepatol 50:1142-54. 2009
    ..We performed a meta-analysis to clarify whether the genotype 1b is associated with a higher risk of HCC than other genotypes...
  6. doi request reprint Gene-smoking interaction on colorectal adenoma and cancer risk: review and meta-analysis
    Sara Raimondi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Mutat Res 670:6-14. 2009
    ..None of the other common genetic polymorphisms involved in tobacco carcinogens metabolism seemed to modify the smoking-related risk of colorectal adenoma or cancer...
  7. doi request reprint MC1R variants, melanoma and red hair color phenotype: a meta-analysis
    Sara Raimondi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 122:2753-60. 2008
    ..These results suggest that MC1R variants could play a role in melanoma development both via pigmentary and non-pigmentary pathways...
  8. doi request reprint Epidemiology of pancreatic cancer: an overview
    Sara Raimondi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:699-708. 2009
    ..Rising prevalence of smoking in developing countries, improved diagnosis and increasing population longevity are all likely to increase the global burden of pancreatic cancer in the coming decades...
  9. doi request reprint Vitamin D and skin cancer: a meta-analysis
    Sara Gandini
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 45:634-41. 2009
    ..The association with Vitamin D intake is less clear and further studies could be useful to clarify the role of diet...
  10. doi request reprint Smoking and colorectal cancer: a meta-analysis
    Edoardo Botteri
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141, Milano, Italy
    JAMA 300:2765-78. 2008
    ..Colorectal cancer is the third most common form of cancer and the fourth most frequent cause of cancer deaths worldwide. The association between cigarette smoking and colorectal cancer has been inconsistent among studies...
  11. doi request reprint Evolution of emphysema in relation to smoking
    Massimo Bellomi
    Department of Radiology, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, Milan, Italy
    Eur Radiol 20:286-92. 2010
    ..The study was approved by our Ethics Committee and all participants provided written informed consent...
  12. doi request reprint Pulmonary nodules: Contrast-enhanced volumetric variation at different CT scan delays
    Cristiano Rampinelli
    Department of Radiology, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 195:149-54. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of IV contrast medium and different CT scan delays on volumetric measurements of pulmonary nodule...
  13. doi request reprint Vitamin D receptor polymorphism FokI and cancer risk: a comprehensive meta-analysis
    Patrizia Gnagnarella
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Division of Cancer Prevention and Genetics, European Institute of Oncology, Milan 20141, Italy
    Carcinogenesis 35:1913-9. 2014
    ..In particular, the summary estimates indicate an increase risk for ovarian and skin cancer for ff versus FF. However, other factors may act modifying the association, and further studies are needed to clarify the impact on cancer risk. ..
  14. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking and adenomatous polyps: a meta-analysis
    Edoardo Botteri
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Gastroenterology 134:388-95. 2008
    ..We performed a meta-analysis to provide a quantitative pooled risk estimate of the association, focusing on the different characteristics of the study populations, study designs, and clinical feature of the polyps...
  15. doi request reprint MC1R variants increased the risk of sporadic cutaneous melanoma in darker-pigmented Caucasians: a pooled-analysis from the M-SKIP project
    Elena Pasquali
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 136:618-31. 2015
    ..This is of particular importance for assessing preventive strategies, which may be directed to darker-pigmented Caucasians with MC1R variants as well as to lightly pigmented, fair-skinned subjects. ..
  16. doi request reprint Pancreatic cancer in chronic pancreatitis; aetiology, incidence, and early detection
    Sara Raimondi
    European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 24:349-58. 2010
    ..Until the development of more sophisticated screening procedures, screening is not recommended for patients with chronic pancreatitis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Early onset pancreatic cancer: evidence of a major role for smoking and genetic factors
    Sara Raimondi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1894-7. 2007
    ..Smoking and genetic mutations are the major identified risk factors and seem to be even more important for EOPC than for PC in older age groups...
  18. doi request reprint Whole-body diffusion-weighted imaging: is it all we need for detecting metastases in melanoma patients?
    Giuseppe Petralia
    Department of Radiology, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141, Milan, Italy
    Eur Radiol 23:3466-76. 2013
    ..To investigate whether whole-body diffusion-weighted imaging (WB-DWI) alone is adequate for detecting metastases in melanoma patients, or if standard WB contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (WB-ceMRI) is required...
  19. doi request reprint Quantification of variability in breath-hold perfusion CT of hepatocellular carcinoma: a step toward clinical use
    Giuseppe Petralia
    Department of Radiology and Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Radiology 265:448-56. 2012
    ..To assess the variability of breath-hold perfusion computed tomography (CT) parameters and to investigate whether these measurements are affected by a commercial software upgrade in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  20. doi request reprint Is response to antiviral treatment influenced by hepatitis B virus genotype?
    Sara Raimondi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    J Hepatol 52:441-9. 2010
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  21. doi request reprint Robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: Multiparametric MR imaging-directed intraoperative frozen-section analysis to reduce the rate of positive surgical margins
    Giuseppe Petralia
    From the Divisions of Radiology G P, P S, S A, M B, Urology G M, D V M, O D C, Pathology G R, S L R, Epidemiology and Biostatistics S R, and Radiotherapy B A J F, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy Paul Strickland Scanner Centre, Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, Middlesex, England A R P and Department of Health Sciences, University of Milan, Milan, Italy S L R, B A J F, O D C, M B
    Radiology 274:434-44. 2015
    ..To investigate whether use of multiparametric magnetic resonance (MR) imaging-directed intraoperative frozen-section (IFS) analysis during nerve-sparing robot-assisted radical prostatectomy reduces the rate of positive surgical margins...
  22. doi request reprint Diet and prostate cancer risk with specific focus on dairy products and dietary calcium: a case-control study
    Sara Raimondi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Prostate 70:1054-65. 2010
    ..Despite the prevalence of prostate cancer worldwide, only a few risk factors have been well-established. The role of diet, especially of dairy products, in the etiology of prostate cancer is still controversial...
  23. ncbi request reprint APIKIDS: a cohort of children born after assisted reproductive technologies
    Sara Raimondi
    Fondazione Policlinico IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:411-5. 2006
    ..This study is the first attempt to create a database containing information on children born after ART in Italy. It will provide results on both short- and long-term outcomes in these children...
  24. doi request reprint A critical appraisal of the adjuvant chemotherapy guidelines for patients with completely resected T3N0 non-small-cell lung cancer
    Tommaso De Pas
    New Drugs Development and Clinical Pharmacology Unit, Department of Medicine, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Acta Oncol 49:480-4. 2010
    ..However, these two tumor subgroups should be considered as different entities. While the efficacy of adjuvant chemotherapy has been established in patients with T1-2N1 NSCLC, its benefit in patients with T3N0 tumor remains questionable...
  25. doi request reprint Radiation Exposure of Ovarian Cancer Patients: Contribution of CT Examinations Performed on Different MDCT (16 and 64 Slices) Scanners and Image Quality Evaluation: An Observational Study
    Stefania Rizzo
    From the Department of Radiology, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan SR, MB, Department of Medical Physics, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan DO Department of Health Sciences, University of Milan, Via A Di Rudini 8, 20142 Milan SB, FDM, RF, MB Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan SR and Department of Gynecology, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy NC
    Medicine (Baltimore) 94:e765. 2015
    ..Current dose reduction systems may reduce radiation dose without significantly affecting image quality and diagnostic acceptability of CT exams. ..
  26. doi request reprint Pre-operative MR evaluation of features that indicate the need of adjuvant therapies in early stage cervical cancer patients. A single-centre experience
    Stefania Rizzo
    Department of Radiology, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Eur J Radiol 83:858-64. 2014
    ..In addition, tumour type and grade were correlated with nodal status and apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) values...
  27. pmc Cystic fibrosis newborn screening: distribution of blood immunoreactive trypsinogen concentrations in hypertrypsinemic neonates
    Valentina Paracchini
    Medical Genetics Laboratory, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda, 12, 20122, Milan, Italy
    JIMD Rep 4:17-23. 2012
    ..The IRT level on the initial blood specimen obtained at birth differs based on the CF genotype, although a wide range of individual variation may occur...
  28. doi request reprint In vivo repeatability of automated volume calculations of small pulmonary nodules with CT
    Cristiano Rampinelli
    Department of Radiology, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:1657-61. 2009
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint How to improve the teaching of urine microscopy
    Giovanni B Fogazzi
    Urine Research Laboratory, Unita Operativa di Nefrologia, Fondazione IRCCS, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 45:407-12. 2007
    ..Urinary microscopy is difficult to teach. This paper describes a 1-day course on urine microscopy, which was based on both theoretical and practical sessions at the microscope, during which real urine samples were examined...
  30. ncbi request reprint Meta- and pooled analyses of the cytochrome P-450 1B1 Val432Leu polymorphism and breast cancer: a HuGE-GSEC review
    Valentina Paracchini
    Scientific Direction, Ospedale Maggiore, Milan, Italy
    Am J Epidemiol 165:115-25. 2007
    ..The observed effect of age on the association in Caucasians indicates that further studies are needed on the role of CYP1B1 Val432Leu in estrogen metabolism according to age, ethnicity, and menopausal status...
  31. doi request reprint Effect on renal function of an iso-osmolar contrast agent in patients with monoclonal gammopathies
    Lorenzo Preda
    Division of Radiology, European Institute of Oncology IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Eur Radiol 21:63-9. 2011
    ..To assess the safety of the non-ionic iso-osmolar contrast agent iodixanol on renal function in patients with monoclonal gammopathies undergoing CT...