Francesca Bravi

Summary

Affiliation: Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Dietary fiber and stomach cancer risk: a case-control study from Italy
    Francesca Bravi
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Giuseppe La Masa 19, Milan, MI 20156, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 20:847-53. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Coffee drinking and endometrial cancer risk: a metaanalysis of observational studies
    Francesca Bravi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:130-5. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Coffee drinking and hepatocellular carcinoma risk: a meta-analysis
    Francesca Bravi
    Laboratorio di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Hepatology 46:430-5. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Family history of cancer provided by hospital controls was satisfactorily reliable
    Francesca Bravi
    Laboratorio di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:171-5. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Food groups and renal cell carcinoma: a case-control study from Italy
    Francesca Bravi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 120:681-5. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Macronutrients, fatty acids, cholesterol, and risk of benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Francesca Bravi
    Laboratorio di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Urology 67:1205-11. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Self-reported history of hypercholesterolaemia and gallstones and the risk of prostate cancer
    F Bravi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 17:1014-7. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Food groups and risk of benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Francesca Bravi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Urology 67:73-9. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Nutrient-based dietary patterns and pancreatic cancer risk
    Cristina Bosetti
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri Milan, Italy
    Ann Epidemiol 23:124-8. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Flavonoids and prostate cancer risk: a study in Italy
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Nutr Cancer 56:123-7. 2006

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. doi request reprint Dietary fiber and stomach cancer risk: a case-control study from Italy
    Francesca Bravi
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Giuseppe La Masa 19, Milan, MI 20156, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 20:847-53. 2009
    ..Fiber intake has been inversely related to stomach cancer risk, although this issue is still controversial...
  2. doi request reprint Coffee drinking and endometrial cancer risk: a metaanalysis of observational studies
    Francesca Bravi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:130-5. 2009
    ..64 (95% CI, 0.48-0.86) for heavy coffee drinkers. The summary RR for an increase of 1 cup/d was 0.93 (95% CI, 0.89-0.97), which suggests an inverse relation between coffee and endometrial cancer. However, the causality must be confirmed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Coffee drinking and hepatocellular carcinoma risk: a meta-analysis
    Francesca Bravi
    Laboratorio di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Hepatology 46:430-5. 2007
    ..However, subjects with liver conditions may selectively reduce their coffee consumption...
  4. ncbi request reprint Family history of cancer provided by hospital controls was satisfactorily reliable
    Francesca Bravi
    Laboratorio di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:171-5. 2007
    ..Our aim was to investigate the reliability of the information on family history of cancer in first-degree relatives in a hospital-based case-control study...
  5. ncbi request reprint Food groups and renal cell carcinoma: a case-control study from Italy
    Francesca Bravi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 120:681-5. 2007
    ..The results of this study provide further indications on dietary correlates of RCC, and in particular indicate that a diet rich in refined cereals and poor in vegetables may have an unfavorable role on RCC...
  6. ncbi request reprint Macronutrients, fatty acids, cholesterol, and risk of benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Francesca Bravi
    Laboratorio di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Urology 67:1205-11. 2006
    ..Although BPH is extremely common among the elderly, its etiology-and, particularly, the role of diet and specific macronutrients-is still unclear...
  7. ncbi request reprint Self-reported history of hypercholesterolaemia and gallstones and the risk of prostate cancer
    F Bravi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 17:1014-7. 2006
    ..Although prostate cancer is one of the most common male cancers, its aetiology-and particularly the role of comorbidity-remains poorly understood...
  8. ncbi request reprint Food groups and risk of benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Francesca Bravi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Urology 67:73-9. 2006
    ..Although BPH is an extremely common condition, particularly among older men, its risk factors, including dietary ones, remain largely undefined...
  9. doi request reprint Nutrient-based dietary patterns and pancreatic cancer risk
    Cristina Bosetti
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri Milan, Italy
    Ann Epidemiol 23:124-8. 2013
    ..To add further information on dietary patterns potentially associated to pancreatic cancer, we applied an exploratory principal component factor analysis on 28 major nutrients derived from an Italian case-control study...
  10. ncbi request reprint Flavonoids and prostate cancer risk: a study in Italy
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Nutr Cancer 56:123-7. 2006
    ..Thus, the results of the present study do not support a protective effect of flavonoids on prostate cancer in this Italian population, characterized by a high intake of flavonoid-containing foods (except isoflavone-rich foods)...
  11. doi request reprint Nutrient dietary patterns and the risk of colorectal cancer: a case-control study from Italy
    Francesca Bravi
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Giuseppe La Masa 19, 20156 Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1911-8. 2010
    ..The role of diet on colorectal cancer has been considered in terms of single foods and nutrients, but less frequently in terms of dietary patterns...
  12. ncbi request reprint Food groups and endometrial cancer risk: a case-control study from Italy
    Francesca Bravi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:293.e1-7. 2009
    ..Although several studies have been conducted on the relation between dietary habits and endometrial cancer risk, the evidence for specific food groups is still controversial...
  13. doi request reprint Nutrient dietary patterns and gastric cancer risk in Italy
    Paola Bertuccio
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Giuseppe La Masa 19, 20156 Milan, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2882-6. 2009
    ..There have been several studies on diet and gastric cancer, but only a few investigations have considered the role of dietary patterns...
  14. ncbi request reprint Intake of specific flavonoids and risk of acute myocardial infarction in Italy
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, I 20157 Milan, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 9:369-74. 2006
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  15. doi request reprint Family history of liver cancer and hepatocellular carcinoma
    Federica Turati
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Hepatology 55:1416-25. 2012
    ..92-239.73). In the meta-analysis, based on nine case-control and four cohort studies, for a total of approximately 3,600 liver cancer cases, the pooled relative risk for family history of liver cancer was 2.50 (95% CI, 2.06-3.03)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Milk, dairy products and cancer risk (Italy)
    Silvano Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 17:429-37. 2006
    ..Inconclusive information is available on the potential role of milk and dairy products on the risk of cancer at several sites...
  17. doi request reprint Physical activity and risk of endometrial cancer: an Italian case-control study
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 18:303-6. 2009
    ..These findings do not support a strong relationship between physical activity and endometrial cancer risk...
  18. ncbi request reprint Aspirin and risk of endometrial cancer: a case-control study from Italy
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, via Giuseppe La Masa, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 19:401-3. 2010
    ..This study--the first one from a population outside North America--adds relevant information on the absence of a consistent association between aspirin use and endometrial cancer risk, even in high-risk overweight and obese women...
  19. doi request reprint Nutrient-based dietary patterns and prostate cancer risk: a case-control study from Italy
    Valentina Rosato
    Department of Epidemiology, IRCCS Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Giuseppe La Masa 19, 20156, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 25:525-32. 2014
    ..The role of various foods and nutrients, and their combinations, on prostate cancer risk remains largely undefined. We addressed therefore the issue of complex dietary patterns...
  20. doi request reprint Aggressive behavior and epilepsy: a multicenter study
    Ada Piazzini
    Epilepsy Center, Neurology II, St Paolo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Epilepsia 53:e174-9. 2012
    ..Our study offers a starting point for further investigations aimed at better understanding the mechanisms connecting aggression and epilepsy...
  21. doi request reprint Risk factors for falls in older people in nursing homes and hospitals. A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Silvia Deandrea
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via La Masa 19, 20156 Milan, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 56:407-15. 2013
    ..Falls in older people in nursing homes and hospitals have multifactorial etiology. History of falls, use of walking aids and disability are strong predictors of future falls...
  22. doi request reprint Mediterranean diet and hepatocellular carcinoma
    Federica Turati
    IRCCS Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, Milan, Italy
    J Hepatol 60:606-11. 2014
    ..Data on the role of diet on HCC risk are still controversial...
  23. doi request reprint A new Italian instrument for the assessment of irritability in patients with epilepsy
    Ada Piazzini
    Epilepsy Center, Neurology II, St Paolo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Epilepsy Behav 21:275-81. 2011
    ..The psychometric characteristics of the I-Epi seemed fairly good. We believe that adoption of this new instrument could be very useful in both clinical and research management of patients with epilepsy...
  24. doi request reprint Alcohol drinking and pancreatic cancer risk: a meta-analysis of the dose-risk relation
    Irene Tramacere
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, 20156, Milano, Italy
    Int J Cancer 126:1474-86. 2010
    ..Given the moderate increase in risk and the low prevalence of heavy drinkers in most populations, alcohol appears to be responsible only for a small fraction of all pancreatic cancers...
  25. doi request reprint Risk factors for falls in community-dwelling older people: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Silvia Deandrea
    Department of Epidemiology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Epidemiology 21:658-68. 2010
    ..Falls are the main cause of accidental death in persons aged 65 years or older...
  26. doi request reprint Oral contraceptives and colorectal cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Cristina Bosetti
    Department of Epidemiology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, 20156, Milan, Italy
    Hum Reprod Update 15:489-98. 2009
    ..Various studies have reported an inverse relation between oral contraceptive (OC) use and the risk of colorectal cancer, but the issue is still open...
  27. doi request reprint Coffee reduces risk for hepatocellular carcinoma: an updated meta-analysis
    Francesca Bravi
    Department of Epidemiology, IRCCS Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, UniversitĂ  degli Studi di Milan, Milan, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 11:1413-1421.e1. 2013
    ..Coffee consumption has been suggested to reduce the risk for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). We performed a meta-analysis of epidemiological studies to provide updated information on how coffee drinking affects HCC risk...
  28. doi request reprint A metaanalysis on alcohol consumption and risk of endometriosis
    Fabio Parazzini
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Neonatology, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico Fondazione CĂ  Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 209:106.e1-10. 2013
    ..To offer a general figure of the available data on the relation between alcohol intake and risk of endometriosis, we conducted a systematic review and a metaanalysis of studies published up to May 2012...
  29. doi request reprint Chronic pain and weather conditions in patients suffering from temporomandibular disorders: a pilot study
    Valeria Edefonti
    Sezione di Statistica Medica e Biometria Giulio A Maccacaro, Dipartimento di Medicina del Lavoro Clinica del Lavoro L Devoto, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 40:56-64. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to assess a potential relationship between pain intensity and meteorological factors, through a newly developed, portable device, in patients affected by chronic masticatory muscle pain...
  30. pmc Health-related quality of life in adults with epilepsy: the effect of age, age at onset and duration of epilepsy in a multicentre Italian study
    Valeria Edefonti
    Sezione di Statistica Medica e Biometria Giulio A Maccacaro, Dipartimento di Medicina del Lavoro Clinica del Lavoro L Devoto, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    BMC Neurol 11:33. 2011
    ..The potential effect of age-related factors on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of patients with epilepsy has rarely been analyzed in the literature...
  31. 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...
  32. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus and subsite-specific colorectal cancer risks in the Iowa Women's Health Study
    Alessandra Tavani
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2277. 2005