R Capocaccia

Summary

Affiliation: Istituto Superiore di Sanit
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The EUROCARE-3 database: methodology of data collection, standardisation, quality control and statistical analysis
    R Capocaccia
    National Centre of Epidemiology, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Ann Oncol 14:v14-27. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Measuring cancer prevalence in Europe: the EUROPREVAL project
    R Capocaccia
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Ann Oncol 13:831-9. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Incidence and prevalence of all cancerous diseases in Italy: trends and implications
    A Verdecchia
    Laboratory of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena, 299, 00161, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 37:1149-57. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint The cure for colon cancer: results from the EUROCARE study
    A Verdecchia
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Int J Cancer 77:322-9. 1998
  5. ncbi request reprint Estimating population-based incidence and prevalence of major coronary events
    S Giampaoli
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Laboratory of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Rome, Italy
    Int J Epidemiol 30:S5-10. 2001
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Correcting the completeness bias of observed prevalence
    I Corazziari
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Laboratory, Superior Institute of Health, Rome, Italy
    Tumori 85:370-81. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Incidence, mortality and prevalence of stomach cancer in Italian regions
    R De Angelis
    Laboratorio di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, , Rome, Italy
    Tumori 82:314-20. 1996
  9. ncbi request reprint Electronic availability of EUROCARE-3 data: a tool for further analysis
    P Roazzi
    Data Analysis Centre, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Ann Oncol 14:v150-5. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Estimating relative survival of Italian cancer patients from sparse cancer registries data
    R De Angelis
    , Rome, Italy
    Tumori 83:33-8. 1997

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint The EUROCARE-3 database: methodology of data collection, standardisation, quality control and statistical analysis
    R Capocaccia
    National Centre of Epidemiology, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Ann Oncol 14:v14-27. 2003
    ..Comparison of quality indicators for the EUROCARE-3 database with earlier EUROCARE databases indicates that data quality and standardisation have improved...
  2. ncbi request reprint Measuring cancer prevalence in Europe: the EUROPREVAL project
    R Capocaccia
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Ann Oncol 13:831-9. 2002
    ..Prevalence of cancer is estimated to be 2% on average, with the highest values (3%) in Sweden and the lowest in Eastern Europe, with a minimum of approximately 1% in Poland...
  3. ncbi request reprint Incidence and prevalence of all cancerous diseases in Italy: trends and implications
    A Verdecchia
    Laboratory of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena, 299, 00161, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 37:1149-57. 2001
    ..These favourable trends contribute to the increase in healthy life expectation, thus supporting the idea that we live longer and healthier...
  4. ncbi request reprint The cure for colon cancer: results from the EUROCARE study
    A Verdecchia
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Int J Cancer 77:322-9. 1998
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Estimating population-based incidence and prevalence of major coronary events
    S Giampaoli
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Laboratory of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Rome, Italy
    Int J Epidemiol 30:S5-10. 2001
    ..While mortality data are currently and exhaustively collected in all developed countries and in a few developing countries, incidence and prevalence are often available only for certain subgroups of the population under study...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Correcting the completeness bias of observed prevalence
    I Corazziari
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Laboratory, Superior Institute of Health, Rome, Italy
    Tumori 85:370-81. 1999
    ..Furthermore, we give helpful suggestions to obtain approximate values of the correction factor to be used for ages and periods of observation that are intermediate between the ones presented in this paper...
  8. ncbi request reprint Incidence, mortality and prevalence of stomach cancer in Italian regions
    R De Angelis
    Laboratorio di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, , Rome, Italy
    Tumori 82:314-20. 1996
    ..About 45,000 prevalent cases were estimated in Italy by 1990, half of which have been diagnosed before 1984...
  9. ncbi request reprint Electronic availability of EUROCARE-3 data: a tool for further analysis
    P Roazzi
    Data Analysis Centre, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Ann Oncol 14:v150-5. 2003
    ..The EUROCARE-3 CD-ROM can be ordered free of charge or directly downloaded at http://www.eurocare.it...
  10. ncbi request reprint Estimating relative survival of Italian cancer patients from sparse cancer registries data
    R De Angelis
    , Rome, Italy
    Tumori 83:33-8. 1997
    ..The national estimates of breast cancer survival pattern show a mild decrease of survival with age and a marked increase with period of diagnosis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Estimating regional cancer burden in countries with partial registration coverage: an application to all malignant neoplasms in Italy over the period 1970-2010
    E Grande
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, National Centre of Epidemiology, Surveillance and Health Promotion, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena, 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 42:3236-45. 2006
    ..These estimates are useful for planning health services on a national and regional basis and for highlighting regional differences...
  12. doi request reprint The EUROCARE-4 database on cancer survival in Europe: data standardisation, quality control and methods of statistical analysis
    Roberta De Angelis
    Centro Nazionale di Epidemiologia, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 45:909-30. 2009
    ..3% were censored alive after less than five years' follow-up. These indicators suggest satisfactory data quality that has improved since EUROCARE-3...
  13. doi request reprint Survival trends in European cancer patients diagnosed from 1988 to 1999
    Arduino Verdecchia
    National Centre of Epidemiology, Surveillance and Health Promotion, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Roma, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 45:1042-66. 2009
    ..The marked survival improvements in countries with poor survival may indicate that these countries have made efforts to adopt the new diagnostic procedures and the standardised therapeutic protocols in use in more affluent countries...
  14. ncbi request reprint An age and period reconstruction of the HIV epidemic in Italy
    A Verdecchia
    Laboratorio di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, , Rome, Italy
    Int J Epidemiol 23:1027-39. 1994
    ..CONCLUSIONS. Using a hypothesis of no more HIV infections after 1990, AIDS counts would be still rising in Italy up to 1993 as a result of past infections and of the long incubation period...
  15. pmc Efficacy in standard clinical practice of colonoscopic polypectomy in reducing colorectal cancer incidence
    F Citarda
    Regina Elena Cancer Institute, Rome, Italy
    Gut 48:812-5. 2001
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Influence of morphology on survival for non-Hodgkin lymphoma in Europe and the United States
    Milena Sant
    Department of Preventive and Predictive Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Via Venezian 1, I 20133, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 44:579-87. 2008
    ..Interpretation of marked variation in survival with morphology is complicated by classification inconsistencies. The completeness and standardisation of cancer registry morphology data needs to be improved...
  17. pmc Survival differences between European and US patients with colorectal cancer: role of stage at diagnosis and surgery
    L Ciccolallo
    Epidemiology Unit, Istituto Nazionale per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori, Via Venezian, 1, 20133 Milan, Italy
    Gut 54:268-73. 2005
    ..Population based colorectal cancer survival among patients diagnosed in 1985-89 was lower in Europe than in the USA (45% v 59% five year relative survival)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Population-based incidence and mortality cancer trends (1986-1997) from the network of Italian cancer registries
    E Crocetti
    Registro Tumori Toscano, UO Epidemiologia Clinica e Descrittiva, CSPO, Via di San Salvi 12, 50135 Firenze, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 13:287-95. 2004
    ..The Italian health care system will also have to cope with growing cancer diagnostic and therapeutic needs due to population ageing...
  19. doi request reprint Survival in patients with uveal melanoma in Europe
    Gianni Virgili
    Department of Oto Neuro Ophthalmological Surgical Sciences, University of Florence, Viale Morgagni 85, Florence 50134, Italy
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:1413-8. 2008
    ..To estimate survival in patients in whom uveal melanoma was diagnosed between January 1, 1983, and December 31, 1994, in Europe...
  20. ncbi request reprint Colon cancer prevalence and estimation of differing care needs of colon cancer patients
    G Gatta
    Istituto Nazionale per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori, Epidemiology Unit, Milan
    Ann Oncol 15:1136-42. 2004
    ..We estimated the proportions of the prevalent colon cancer cases requiring initial care, terminal care and follow-up...
  21. ncbi request reprint EUROCARE-3: survival of cancer patients diagnosed 1990-94--results and commentary
    M Sant
    Istituto Nazionale per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 14:v61-118. 2003
    ..The affluence of countries influenced overall cancer survival through the availability of adequate diagnostic and treatment procedures, and screening programmes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Life expectancy and cancer survival in the EUROCARE-3 cancer registry areas
    A Micheli
    Unit of Epidemiology, Istituto Nazionale per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 14:v28-40. 2003
    ..However, sufficiently detailed mortality data are not available for all areas covered by the cancer registries (CRs) participating in the EUROCARE-3 study...
  23. ncbi request reprint Cancer survival in European adolescents and young adults
    G Gatta
    Epidemiology Unit, Istituto Nazionale per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori, Via Venezian 1, 20133 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 39:2600-10. 2003
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Differences in colorectal cancer survival between European and US populations: the importance of sub-site and morphology
    G Gatta
    Istituto Nazionale per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori, Division of Epidemiology, Via Venezian 1, 1 20133 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 39:2214-22. 2003
    ..The main explanatory difference is the proportion of adenocarcinoma in polyps...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cancer prevalence in European registry areas
    A Micheli
    Istituto Nazionale per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori, Milano, Italy
    Ann Oncol 13:840-65. 2002
    ..Information on cancer prevalence is of major importance for health planning and resource allocation. However, systematic information on cancer prevalence is largely unavailable...
  26. ncbi request reprint Survival for retinoblastoma in Europe
    M Sant
    Division of Epidemiology, Istituto Nazionale per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori, Via Venezian 1, I-20133, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 37:730-5. 2001
    ..There was statistically significant effect related to the period of diagnosis, with a 50% reduction in the relative risk (RR) for children diagnosed in 1986--1989 compared with those diagnosed in 1978-1981...
  27. ncbi request reprint Estimated incidence and prevalence of female breast cancer in Italian regions
    A Micheli
    Divisione di Epidemiologia, Istituto Nazionale per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 78:13-21. 1992
    ..In 1987, about 250,000 Italian women had a present or past history of breast cancer: for the 1970-1987 period, prevalence has increased by approximately 5,500 cases per year...
  28. ncbi request reprint The rise and fall in primary liver cancer mortality in Italy
    L Capocaccia
    Dig Liver Dis 34:606-7; author reply 607-8. 2002