Silvano Gallus

Summary

Affiliation: Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Smoking in Italy 2003, with a focus on the young
    Silvano Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 90:171-4. 2004
  2. pmc Long-term particulate matter exposure and mortality: a review of European epidemiological studies
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    BMC Public Health 9:453. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Pizza consumption and the risk of breast, ovarian and prostate cancer
    Silvano Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:74-6. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of smoking and attitude towards smoking regulation in Italy, 2004
    Silvano Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:77-81. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Smoking in Italy, 2002
    Silvano Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 88:453-6. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Cigarette tar yield and risk of upper digestive tract cancers: case-control studies from Italy and Switzerland
    S Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 14:209-13. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric measures and risk of cutaneous malignant melanoma: a case-control study from Italy
    Silvano Gallus
    Mario Negri Institute of Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Melanoma Res 16:83-7. 2006
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Overweight and obesity in Italian adults 2004, and an overview of trends since 1983
    S Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:1174-9. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Price and consumption of tobacco in Italy over the last three decades
    S Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea, 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 12:333-7. 2003

Detail Information

Publications117 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Smoking in Italy 2003, with a focus on the young
    Silvano Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 90:171-4. 2004
    ..To update trends in smoking prevalence in Italy to 2003, with specific focus on the young...
  2. pmc Long-term particulate matter exposure and mortality: a review of European epidemiological studies
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    BMC Public Health 9:453. 2009
    ..Our aim was to provide a comprehensive review of European epidemiological studies on the issue...
  3. ncbi request reprint Pizza consumption and the risk of breast, ovarian and prostate cancer
    Silvano Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:74-6. 2006
    ..The difference with selected studies from North America suggests that dietary and lifestyle correlates of pizza eating vary between different populations and social groups...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of smoking and attitude towards smoking regulation in Italy, 2004
    Silvano Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:77-81. 2006
    ..To update trends in smoking prevalence in Italy to 2004, and describe the attitudes towards forthcoming regulation of smoking...
  5. ncbi request reprint Smoking in Italy, 2002
    Silvano Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 88:453-6. 2002
    ..To update estimates of smoking prevalence in Italy to the year 2002...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cigarette tar yield and risk of upper digestive tract cancers: case-control studies from Italy and Switzerland
    S Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 14:209-13. 2003
    ..Information on the role of the tar yield of cigarettes in upper digestive tract carcinogenesis is sparse and needs to be updated because the tar yield of cigarettes has steadily decreased over the last few decades...
  7. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric measures and risk of cutaneous malignant melanoma: a case-control study from Italy
    Silvano Gallus
    Mario Negri Institute of Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Melanoma Res 16:83-7. 2006
    ..BSA is also related to the risk of CMM. In terms of the population attributable risk, overweight and obesity would account for 31% of the cases of CMM in this Italian population, indicating the scope of prevention...
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Overweight and obesity in Italian adults 2004, and an overview of trends since 1983
    S Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:1174-9. 2006
    ..Overweight has been increasing in several developed countries over the last few decades. No update information on the issue is available for Italy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Price and consumption of tobacco in Italy over the last three decades
    S Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea, 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 12:333-7. 2003
    ..The present analyses confirm the existence of an inverse association between price and prevalence/consumption of cigarettes in Italy, and indicate that economic aspects may have important public health implications in tobacco control...
  11. ncbi request reprint Does pizza protect against cancer?
    Silvano Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 107:283-4. 2003
    ..82 (95% CI = 0.56-1.19) for laryngeal, 0.74 (95% CI = 0.61-0.89) for colon and 0.93 (95% CI = 0.75-1.17) for rectal cancer. Pizza appears therefore to be a favorable indicator of risk for digestive tract neoplasms in this population...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of new smoking regulations in Italy
    S Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 17:346-7. 2006
    ..We conducted a population-based survey to provide information on attitudes towards smoking regulation and to disentangle the impact of the smoking ban on tobacco consumption...
  13. ncbi request reprint Tobacco dependence in the general population in Italy
    S Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan
    Ann Oncol 16:703-6. 2005
    ..Measures of tobacco dependence are mainly used in the clinical setting, but limited information is available on tobacco dependence on a population level...
  14. ncbi request reprint Mediterranean diet and cancer risk
    S Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 13:447-52. 2004
    ..Regular consumption of pizza, one of the most typical Italian foods, showed a reduced risk of digestive tract cancers. Pizza could however simply be an indicator of a typical Italian diet...
  15. ncbi request reprint A population-based estimate of tobacco dependence
    Silvano Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Public Health 14:93-4. 2004
  16. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and risk of Hodgkin's disease
    S Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 13:143-4. 2004
    ..None of the estimates, or the corresponding trends in risk, was statistically significant. Our results are consistent with those of several studies indicating no direct association between cigarette smoking and risk of Hodgkin's disease...
  17. ncbi request reprint Pizza and risk of acute myocardial infarction
    S Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:1543-6. 2004
    ..To evaluate the potential role of pizza consumption on the risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI), we considered data from an Italian study...
  18. ncbi request reprint Does an apple a day keep the oncologist away?
    S Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan
    Ann Oncol 16:1841-4. 2005
    ..Apples have commonly been described as a healthy food. To understand better their role on risk of cancer at several sites, we analyzed data from multicenter case-control studies conducted between 1991 and 2002 in Italy...
  19. pmc Does coffee protect against hepatocellular carcinoma?
    S Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, 20157 Milano, Italy
    Br J Cancer 87:956-9. 2002
    ..Compared to non coffee drinkers, the multivariate odds ratio was 0.7 for drinkers of three or more cups per day...
  20. ncbi request reprint Artificial sweeteners and cancer risk in a network of case-control studies
    S Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 18:40-4. 2007
    ..To provide additional information on saccharin and other sweeteners (mainly aspartame), we considered data from a large network of case-control studies...
  21. ncbi request reprint Laryngeal cancer in women: tobacco, alcohol, nutritional, and hormonal factors
    Silvano Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:514-7. 2003
    ..Alcohol and selected dietary aspects account for approximately 30% of cases, whereas menstrual and hormonal factors do not appear to have a consistent role in laryngeal carcinogenesis...
  22. doi request reprint Distribution of congenital melanocytic naevi and congenital naevus-like naevi in a survey of 3406 Italian schoolchildren
    S Gallus
    Centro Studi GISED, USC di Dermatologia, Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo, Largo Barozzi 1, 24100 Bergamo, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 159:433-8. 2008
    ..Scanty information is available on the prevalence of congenital melanocytic naevi (CMN) and congenital naevus-like naevi (CNLN), particularly the small ones...
  23. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for prostate cancer in men aged less than 60 years: a case-control study from Italy
    Silvano Gallus
    Department of Epidemiology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Urology 70:1121-6. 2007
    ..To analyze the relationship between selected risk factors and prostate cancer risk in men younger than 60 years, using data from a large, multicenter, case-control study conducted in Italy...
  24. ncbi request reprint Leanness and squamous cell oesophageal cancer
    S Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 12:975-9. 2001
    ..Squamous cell oesophageal cancer is one of the few neoplasms inversely related to body mass index (BMI). However, it is not clear whether this is due to cancer-related weight loss or to other correlates of leanness...
  25. doi request reprint Coffee, black tea and risk of gastric cancer
    Silvano Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Giuseppe La Masa 19, 20156, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1303-8. 2009
    ..To provide information about the association of coffee, black tea with gastric cancer risk...
  26. ncbi request reprint Tobacco sales to minors in Italy
    Silvano Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 95:283-5. 2009
    ..To understand the attitudes of Italian adults towards regulations to prevent minors from purchasing tobacco products, we added specific questions to the annual survey on smoking in Italy...
  27. doi request reprint Temporal changes of under-reporting of cigarette consumption in population-based studies
    Silvano Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Giuseppe La Masa 19, 20156 Milan, Italy
    Tob Control 20:34-9. 2011
    ..To monitor trends in under-reporting of smoking in Italy over the last two decades...
  28. ncbi request reprint Nevus count on specific anatomic sites as a predictor of total body count: a survey of 3,406 children from Italy
    Silvano Gallus
    Study Center of the Italian Group for Epidemiologic Research in Dermatology GISED, Bergamo General Hospital, Bergamo, and Clinic of Dermatology, University of Florence, Italy
    Am J Epidemiol 166:472-8. 2007
    ..This large study provides definite evidence that examining the upper limbs only, particularly the lateral arms, is a practical and suitable tool for predicting total nevus count in children...
  29. ncbi request reprint Smoking in Italy 2005-2006: effects of a comprehensive National Tobacco Regulation
    Silvano Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Prev Med 45:198-201. 2007
    ..On 10 January 2005 Italy became the first large European country adopting a comprehensive smoke-free legislation. We provide information on smoking prevalence in Italy and evaluate the effects of the 2005 regulations...
  30. ncbi request reprint Does coffee protect against liver cirrhosis?
    Silvano Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    Ann Epidemiol 12:202-5. 2002
    ..To evaluate the relation between consumption of coffee and other methylxanthine-containing beverages and liver cirrhosis...
  31. ncbi request reprint Tar yield and risk of acute myocardial infarction: pooled analysis from three case-control studies
    Silvano Gallus
    Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:299-303. 2007
    ..Controversial information is available with reference to the role of type or yield of cigarettes on the risk of cardiovascular disease...
  32. ncbi request reprint Dietary zinc and prostate cancer risk: a case-control study from Italy
    Silvano Gallus
    Department of Epidemiology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 52:1052-6. 2007
    ..Zinc concentration is higher in the prostate than in most other tissues. Since information on the role of zinc on prostate carcinogenesis is controversial, we analysed the issue in a case-control study...
  33. ncbi request reprint Is there a link between diet and esophageal cancer?
    Silvano Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche, Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:2-3. 2007
  34. ncbi request reprint Post-menopausal hormonal therapy and gallbladder cancer risk
    Silvano Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 99:762-3. 2002
    ..Although based on small numbers, due to the rarity of the disease, these findings provide the first direct epidemiological evidence of an association between HRT and gallbladder cancer...
  35. doi request reprint European studies on long-term exposure to ambient particulate matter and lung cancer
    Silvano Gallus
    Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:191-4. 2008
    ..European studies of PM exposure and lung cancer do not show a clear association, but uncertainties remain for the measurement of exposure and latency...
  36. ncbi request reprint Sun exposure, phenotypic characteristics, and cutaneous malignant melanoma. An analysis according to different clinico-pathological variants and anatomic locations (Italy)
    Luigi Naldi
    Clinica Dermatologica, Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo, Universita degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Bergamo, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 16:893-9. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the relation between sun exposure and other selected risk factors and the development of different clinico-pathological variants of cutaneous malignant melanoma (CMM) at different body locations...
  37. ncbi request reprint Tobacco smoking, smoking cessation, and cumulative risk of upper aerodigestive tract cancers
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Am J Epidemiol 167:468-73. 2008
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Alcohol and tobacco use, and cancer risk for upper aerodigestive tract and liver
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:340-4. 2008
    ..An interaction between alcohol drinking and tobacco smoking has been reported, but the issue is not adequately assessed...
  39. ncbi request reprint Lack of rapid virological response predicts interferon-alpha2b/ribavirin therapy failure in HCV genotype 2 patients: a single-centre study
    Maria Grazia Rumi
    AM Et A Migliavacca Centre for Liver Disease, Division of Gastroenterology, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Antivir Ther 12:1033-40. 2007
    ..The analysis of 'real-life' HCV-2 patients might help define the effectiveness of anti-HCV therapy and the role of response moderators...
  40. ncbi request reprint Influence of the Mediterranean diet on the risk of cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:1091-4. 2003
    ..This study provides evidence that an a priori defined nutritional pattern, which includes several aspects of the Mediterranean diet, favorably affects the risk of cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract...
  41. ncbi request reprint Wine, beer and spirits and risk of oral and pharyngeal cancer: a case-control study from Italy and Switzerland
    Andrea Altieri
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milano, Italy
    Oral Oncol 40:904-9. 2004
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Type of alcoholic beverage and the risk of laryngeal cancer
    Werner Garavello
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:69-73. 2006
    ..88 and 1.15. This study thus indicates that in the Italian population characterized by frequent wine consumption, wine is the beverage most strongly related to the risk of laryngeal cancer...
  43. ncbi request reprint Dietary iron intake and risk of non-fatal acute myocardial infarction
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, I 20157 Milan, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 9:480-4. 2006
    ..This is of specific interest since iron is frequently included in supplementation and fortification of foods. We assessed the relation between dietary iron intake and the risk of non-fatal AMI...
  44. ncbi request reprint Lipid, protein and carbohydrate intake in relation to body mass index: an Italian study
    Giorgia Randi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 10:306-10. 2007
    ..To analyse the association between macronutrient intake and body mass index (BMI)...
  45. doi request reprint Alcohol and endometrial cancer risk: a case-control study and a meta-analysis
    Federica Turati
    Department of Epidemiology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via G La Masa 19, 20157, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1285-96. 2010
    ..Our findings provide evidence that alcohol drinking is not associated with endometrial cancer risk, although a weak positive association for very high drinkers cannot be excluded...
  46. ncbi request reprint Family history of cancer and the risk of prostate cancer and benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Eva Negri
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 114:648-52. 2005
    ..2, 95% CI 0.7-2.2). Our study adds further information on the association of family history of cancer and risk of PC and is, to our knowledge, the first comprehensive epidemiologic information on family history of cancer and risk of BPH...
  47. doi request reprint Socio-demographic variation in smoking habits: Italy, 2008
    Irene Tramacere
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Giuseppe La Masa 19, 20156 Milan, Italy
    Prev Med 48:213-7. 2009
    ..To provide updated information on smoking prevalence in Italy, with a focus on demographic and socio-economic characteristics...
  48. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus as a contributor to the risk of acute myocardial infarction
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157, Milan, Italy
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:1082-7. 2002
    ..The association of each risk factor was much stronger in diabetic women. Preventive measures to reduce the prevalence of each additional risk factors in diabetic subjects could led to a substantial reduction of risk of AMI...
  49. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous malignant melanoma in women. Phenotypic characteristics, sun exposure, and hormonal factors: a case-control study from Italy
    Luigi Naldi
    The Oncology Study Group GISED, U O Operative Unit of Dermatology, Bergamo General Hospital, Bergamo, Italy
    Ann Epidemiol 15:545-50. 2005
    ..We examined the role of personal host characteristics in relation to cutaneous malignant melanoma (CMM) among women, with a particular focus on hormonal and reproductive factors...
  50. ncbi request reprint Menstrual and reproductive factors and risk of non-fatal acute myocardial infarction in Italy
    Paola Bertuccio
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milano, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 134:67-72. 2007
    ..We analyzed the relation between factors related to endogenous female hormones and the risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  51. ncbi request reprint Marital status and cancer risk in Italy
    Giorgia Randi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Prev Med 38:523-8. 2004
    ..Marital status has long been related to cancer incidence and mortality rates. However, only few analytical studies have been conducted on this issue considering known or potential confounding factors...
  52. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for non-fatal acute myocardial infarction in Italian women
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Prev Med 39:128-34. 2004
    ..We analyzed the relation between selected lifestyles and diseases and the risk of non-fatal acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in women in Northern Italy...
  53. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for focal nodular hyperplasia of the liver: an Italian case-control study
    Astrid Scalori
    Divisione di Epatologia, Ospedale Maggiore IRCCS, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:2371-3. 2002
    ..Risk factors for focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH) of the liver are largely unknown, except for a possible role of female hormones. We evaluated the role of tobacco smoking and some lifestyle and dietary factors in its etiology...
  54. doi request reprint Overweight and obesity prevalence and determinants in Italy: an update to 2010
    Silvano Gallus
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Nutr 52:677-85. 2013
    ..To provide updated information on trends and determinants of underweight, overweight, and obesity in Italian adults...
  55. doi request reprint Smoking in young and adult population, Italy 2009
    Irene Tramacere
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche, Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 97:423-7. 2011
    ..Data from a simplified questionnaire were collected in an over-sample of 1010 young individuals, reaching a total of 1390 participants aged 15-24 years (713 males and 677 females)...
  56. ncbi request reprint Channels of cigarette distribution, price and tobacco consumption in Italy
    Silvano Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Prev Med 42:132-4. 2006
    ..Limited information is available on the role of smuggling and of perceived influence of cigarette price on tobacco consumption in Italy. To elucidate the issues, we included specific questions in a survey on smoking in Italy...
  57. ncbi request reprint Coffee and tea intake and risk of oral, pharyngeal and esophageal cancer
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Oral Oncol 39:695-700. 2003
    ..1 for oral/pharyngeal and 0.6 for esophageal cancer) or tea (OR 0.9 for both cancers), consumed in low amounts by these populations. Coffee may decrease the risk of oral/pharyngeal and esophageal cancer...
  58. doi request reprint Artificial sweeteners and the risk of gastric, pancreatic, and endometrial cancers in Italy
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2235-8. 2009
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Smoking prevalence and smoking attributable mortality in Italy, 2010
    Silvano Gallus
    Department of Epidemiology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Prev Med 52:434-8. 2011
    ..To provide updated information on smoking prevalence and attributable mortality in Italy...
  60. ncbi request reprint Smoking in Italian women and men, 2001
    Paolo Colombo
    Istituto DOXA, Gallup International Association, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 88:10-2. 2002
    ..To analyze and update smoking prevalence and trends in Italy to 2001...
  61. 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...
  62. ncbi request reprint Occupational and leisure time physical activity and the risk of nonfatal acute myocardial infarction in Italy
    Andrea Altieri
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    Ann Epidemiol 14:461-6. 2004
    ..However, the quantitative estimates of the possible protective role of physical activity appear to vary across studies and populations...
  63. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk associated with alcohol and tobacco use: focus on upper aero-digestive tract and liver
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Unit of Cancer Epidemiology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Alcohol Res Health 29:193-8. 2006
    ..For squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus, alcohol and tobacco also appear to increase risk synergistically. With liver cancer, in contrast, alcohol consumption and tobaacco use appear to be independent risk factors...
  64. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy and risk of nonfatal acute myocardial infarction in Italy
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, Milan 20157, Italy
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:747-50. 2005
    ..We analyzed the relation between HRT use and the risk of nonfatal acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in Italy...
  65. doi request reprint Aspirin use and pancreatic cancer risk
    Martina Bonifazi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, via Giuseppe La Masa, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 19:352-4. 2010
    ..90), but the risk was based on three cases and 16 controls only. We observed no association between regular aspirin use and pancreatic cancer risk, although our results suggested a possible protective effect for long-term current users...
  66. pmc Oesophageal cancer in women: tobacco, alcohol, nutritional and hormonal factors
    S Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, Milan, 20157, Italy
    Br J Cancer 85:341-5. 2001
    ..The multivariate odds ratio was 4.5 for heavy smoking and 5.4 for heavy alcohol drinking. Fruit intake, vegetable intake, oral contraceptive and HRT use were inversely related to oesophageal cancer...
  67. ncbi request reprint Effects of smoking cessation on the risk of laryngeal cancer: an overview of published studies
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Laboratory of Epidemiology, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Oral Oncol 42:866-72. 2006
    ....
  68. doi request reprint Medium-term effects of Italian smoke-free legislation: findings from four annual population-based surveys
    I Tramacere
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:559-62. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to quantify, 3 years after the law came into force, the effects of the smoking ban in terms of observance of the legislation and change of habits...
  69. ncbi request reprint Risk of melanoma and vitamin A, coffee and alcohol: a case-control study from Italy
    L Naldi
    Centro Studi GISED, Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 13:503-8. 2004
    ..The relations with measures of dietary vitamin A are, however, moderate compared with the associations between phenotypic characteristics, sun exposure and number of naevi and CMM risk...
  70. pmc Price and cigarette consumption in Europe
    S Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Tob Control 15:114-9. 2006
    ..To analyse the variation in demand for tobacco according to price of cigarettes across the European region...
  71. ncbi request reprint Aspirin and ovarian cancer: an Italian case-control study
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 11:1171-3. 2000
    ..A role for inflammation, and consequently of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, in ovarian carcinogenesis has been proposed, but epidemiological evidence is scanty...
  72. ncbi request reprint Case-control study of thyroid cancer in Northern Italy: attributable risk
    F Fioretti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Epidemiol 28:626-30. 1999
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint Red meat intake and cancer risk: a study in Italy
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 86:425-8. 2000
    ..For none of the neoplasms considered was there a significant inverse relationship with red meat intake. Thus, reducing red meat intake might lower the risk for several common neoplasms...
  74. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation and the risk of oesophageal cancer: An overview of published studies
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Oral Oncol 42:957-64. 2006
    ..In conclusion, cessation of smoking could have an appreciable impact in reducing (squamous-cell) oesophageal cancer, and represents an obvious priority for prevention and public-health purposes...
  75. doi request reprint Soft drinks, sweetened beverages and risk of pancreatic cancer
    Silvano Gallus
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 22:33-9. 2011
    ..08 (95% CI 0.73-1.60) for case-control, 1.21 (95% CI 0.90-1.63) for cohort, and 1.16 (95% CI 0.93-1.45) for all studies. In conclusion, soft drink consumption is not materially related to pancreatic cancer risk...
  76. ncbi request reprint Aspirin and cancer risk: an updated quantitative review to 2005
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 17:871-88. 2006
    ..Further, notwithstanding the large amount of epidemiological evidence, substantial uncertainties remain about the proper aspirin dose and duration of treatment...
  77. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk of laryngeal cancer
    Andrea Altieri
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Laboratory of Epidemiology, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Oral Oncol 41:956-65. 2005
    ..Alcohol drinking may influence laryngeal cancer risk particularly through its direct contact or solvent action, perhaps by enhancing the effects of tobacco or other environmental carcinogens...
  78. doi request reprint Ambient particulate matter and preterm birth or birth weight: a review of the literature
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Giuseppe La Masa 19, 20156, Milan, Italy
    Arch Toxicol 84:447-60. 2010
    ..The excess risks, if any, are small, and it is unclear whether they are causal, due to misclassification of the exposure or some sources of bias/residual confounding...
  79. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy and colorectal cancer: an update
    Carlo La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    J Br Menopause Soc 11:166-72. 2005
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Number of nevi at a specific anatomical site and its relation to cutaneous malignant melanoma
    Giorgia Randi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    J Invest Dermatol 126:2106-10. 2006
    ..1 (95% CIs: 1.2-3.6) for the highest versus the lowest tertile of number of nevi. Our data do not support the hypothesis of a specific effect of nevi at each single anatomical site...
  81. 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...
  82. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of carotenoids and retinol and the risk of acute myocardial infarction in Italy
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, Milan, 20157, Italy
    Free Radic Res 40:659-64. 2006
    ..We analysed the relation between the intake of selected carotenoids and retinol and risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  83. ncbi request reprint Influence of selected lifestyle factors on risk of acute myocardial infarction in subjects with familial predisposition for the disease
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Prev Med 38:468-72. 2004
    ..The joint effect of family history of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and selected adult life risk factors on the risk of the disease is not clear...
  84. ncbi request reprint Diet and risk of oral and pharyngeal cancer. An Italian case-control study
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 10:191-5. 2001
    ..44. Our study provides further support to the beneficial effect of high intake of vegetables and fruit, particularly in heavy smokers and alcohol drinkers...
  85. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and risk of ovarian cancer: an Italian case-control study
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 91:407-11. 2001
    ..The inverse relationship between occupational physical activity and ovarian cancer risk was not heterogeneous across strata of selected co-variates...
  86. doi request reprint Macronutrients, fatty acids and cholesterol intake and stomach cancer risk
    E Lucenteforte
    Department of Epidemiology, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 20:1434-8. 2009
    ..Several case-control studies have examined the association between intake of selected macronutrients and stomach cancer, with inconsistent results regarding total energy, proteins, carbohydrates and fats...
  87. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for breast cancer in women under 40 years
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 35:1361-7. 1999
    ..Of interest are the inverse associations with body mass index, age at menarche and time since last birth, the direct ones with age at first and last birth, and the higher risk of parous women compared with nulliparae...
  88. ncbi request reprint Calcium, dairy products, and the risk of prostate cancer
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Prostate 48:118-21. 2001
    ..The hypothesis that high calcium and low vitamin D levels are associated with prostate cancer risk, however, remains unconvincingly demonstrated...
  89. ncbi request reprint Coffee and alcohol intake and risk of ovarian cancer: an Italian case-control study
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Nutr Cancer 39:29-34. 2001
    ..This study, based on a large data set; provides no support for a causal association between invasive epithelial ovarian cancer risk and coffee and alcohol intake...
  90. ncbi request reprint Alcohol drinking and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 55:824-6. 2001
    ..To analyse the relation between alcohol intake and the risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL)...
  91. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy and risk of lymphomas and myelomas
    A Altieri
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milano, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 13:349-51. 2004
    ..Despite the relatively small number of cases, due to the rarity of the disease, and the low frequency of HRT use in this population, these findings provide additional information for any global risk-benefit assessment of HRT use...
  92. pmc Cessation of smoking and drinking and the risk of laryngeal cancer
    A Altieri
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Br J Cancer 87:1227-9. 2002
    ..The risk of laryngeal cancer steadily decreased from 3 years after stopping smoking. Some decline in risk was observed only 20 years or more after stopping drinking...
  93. pmc Cancer of the larynx in non-smoking alcohol drinkers and in non-drinking tobacco smokers
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Br J Cancer 87:516-8. 2002
    ..The multivariate odds ratio was 2.46 for heavy drinkers non-smokers, and 9.38 for current smokers non-drinkers...
  94. ncbi request reprint Aspirin and cancer risk: an update to 2001
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 11:535-42. 2002
    ..82 (95% CI 0.69-0.99), although the evidence is too limited to permit firm conclusions. Data are more scanty, though in the same direction, for other neoplasms, including in particular stomach and oesophageal cancer...
  95. ncbi request reprint History of cirrhosis and risk of digestive tract neoplasms
    G Randi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 16:1551-5. 2005
    ..Cirrhosis is strongly related to liver cancer. Data on the possible association between cirrhosis and risk at other cancer sites are scanty...
  96. pmc Milk, dairy products, and coronary heart disease
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:471-2. 2002
  97. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and the risk of prostate cancer
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 11:125-8. 2002
    ..04), while the ORs were 0.96 and 0.78 respectively for a diagnosis of diabetes 5-9 years and > or = 10 years ago...
  98. ncbi request reprint Education, socioeconomic status and risk of cancer of the colon and rectum
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Epidemiol 28:380-5. 1999
    ..Thus, the relationship between education and social class and risk of cancers of the colon and rectum was considered...
  99. ncbi request reprint Consumption of sweet foods and breast cancer risk in Italy
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 17:341-5. 2006
    ..We analyzed such a relation in a case-control study conducted between 1991 and 1994 in Italy...
  100. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus and the risk of prostate cancer in Italy
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 47:313-7; discussion 317. 2005
    ..We investigated the relation between diabetes and the risk of prostate cancer, as epidemiological results are controversial...
  101. ncbi request reprint Incidence and risk factors for gallstones in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: a large case-control study
    Fabrizio Parente
    Gastrointestinal Unit, A Manzoni Hospital, Lecco, and the Gastroenterology Unit, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Hepatology 45:1267-74. 2007
    ..Site of disease at diagnosis, lifetime surgery, extent of ileal resections, number of clinical recurrences, TPN, and the frequency and duration of hospitalizations are independently associated with GD...