C La Vecchia

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Affiliation: Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Dietary folate and colorectal cancer
    Carlo La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 102:545-7. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Estrogen and combined estrogen-progestogen therapy in the menopause and breast cancer
    Carlo La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Breast 13:515-8. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Coffee and cancer risk: an update
    Carlo La Vecchia
    Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 16:385-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Estrogen-progestogen replacement therapy and ovarian cancer: an update
    Carlo La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:490-2. 2006
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Oesophageal adenocarcinoma: a paradigm of mechanical carcinogenesis?
    Carlo La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 102:269-70. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint [Tumors of the testis: a paradigm of a curable neoplasm?]
    Carlo La Vecchia
    Laboratorio di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano
    Recenti Prog Med 93:16-8. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Oral contraceptives and ovarian cancer: an update, 1998-2004
    Carlo La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, 20157 Milan, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:117-24. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Mediterranean diet and cancer
    Carlo La Vecchia
    Istituto di Richerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 7:965-8. 2004

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  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Dietary folate and colorectal cancer
    Carlo La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 102:545-7. 2002
    ..83 for those reporting high alcohol, low methionine and low folate intake. The present findings support a favorable role of folate in colorectal carcinogenesis...
  3. ncbi request reprint Estrogen and combined estrogen-progestogen therapy in the menopause and breast cancer
    Carlo La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Breast 13:515-8. 2004
    ..The results recorded in the WHI and the Million Women Study do not confirm the suggestion that breast cancers in women using HT have a more favorable prognosis. HT has also been related to an increased risk of recurrent breast cancer...
  4. ncbi request reprint Coffee and cancer risk: an update
    Carlo La Vecchia
    Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 16:385-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Estrogen-progestogen replacement therapy and ovarian cancer: an update
    Carlo La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:490-2. 2006
    ..These data do not suggest, however, substantial differences between the effect of estrogen only or unspecified hormone replacement therapy and combined hormone replacement therapy on ovarian cancer risk...
  6. 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
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Oesophageal adenocarcinoma: a paradigm of mechanical carcinogenesis?
    Carlo La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 102:269-70. 2002
    ..Abdominal pressure is further accentuated mainly in men by the shift in Western male dressing towards the general use of belts...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Tumors of the testis: a paradigm of a curable neoplasm?]
    Carlo La Vecchia
    Laboratorio di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano
    Recenti Prog Med 93:16-8. 2002
    ..This underlines the urgency of implementation of available and effective therapeutic schemes for testicular cancer in Eastern Europe...
  9. ncbi request reprint Oral contraceptives and ovarian cancer: an update, 1998-2004
    Carlo La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, 20157 Milan, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:117-24. 2006
    ..The protection of OC on ovarian cancer risk, also in view of its long-term persistence, corresponds to the avoidance of 3000-5000 ovarian cancers (and 2000-3000 deaths) per year in Europe, and a similar figure in North America...
  10. ncbi request reprint Mediterranean diet and cancer
    Carlo La Vecchia
    Istituto di Richerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 7:965-8. 2004
    ..To analyse the role of various aspects of the Mediterranean diet in several common epithelial cancers, including digestive and selected non-digestive tract neoplasms...
  11. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological research on cancer with a focus on Europe
    C La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri and Istituto di Statistica Medica e Biometria, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 12:5-14. 2003
    ..The major causes of cancer and hence the most important priorities for research will be reviewed, with a specific focus on European priorities for research...
  12. doi request reprint Association between Mediterranean dietary patterns and cancer risk
    Carlo La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri Milano, Istituto di Statistica Medica e Biometria G A Maccacaro and Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Nutr Rev 67:S126-9. 2009
    ..A Mediterranean diet pattern appears to be favorable for a reduced cancer risk, indicating the importance of dietary patterns...
  13. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and laryngeal cancer: an update
    Carlo La Vecchia
    Mario Negri, Institute for Pharmacological Research, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milano, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:116-24. 2008
    ..In various populations, the most commonly used alcoholic beverage appears to be the one most strongly associated with laryngeal cancer risk, suggesting that no meaningful difference exists for different types of alcoholic beverages...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Hormonal replacement therapy in menopause and cancer risk. An update]
    C La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche, Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 55:217-9. 2003
    ..The HRTs has favourable effects on bone metabolims, but they increase the risk of deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism...
  15. ncbi request reprint Menopause, hormone therapy and breast cancer risk
    C La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche, Milano, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 12:437-8. 2003
  16. ncbi request reprint Oral contraceptives and neoplasms other than breast and female genital tract
    Carlo La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 18:407-11. 2009
    ..There was no evidence of an association between OC use and lung, digestive tract neoplasms other than colorectum, cutaneous malignant melanoma, thyroid cancer and any of the other neoplasms investigated...
  17. ncbi request reprint Drug distribution and expenditure: the issue of epoetin in Italy
    Carlo La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milano, Italy
    Eur J Public Health 13:367. 2003
  18. ncbi request reprint Diet and cancer risk in Mediterranean countries: open issues
    Carlo La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche, Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 9:1077-82. 2006
    ..To analyse various aspects of the Mediterranean diet in relation to the risk of several common cancers in Italy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Mouthwash and oral cancer risk: an update
    Carlo La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri Milano e Istituto di Statistica Medica e Biometria G A Maccacaro, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    Oral Oncol 45:198-200. 2009
    ..Thus, critical review of published data revealed that a link between mouthwash use, specifically alcohol-containing mouthwash, and oral cancers is not supported by epidemiological evidence...
  20. ncbi request reprint Female hormones and benign liver tumours
    C La Vecchia
    Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 38:535-6. 2006
  21. ncbi request reprint A pooled analysis of case-control studies of thyroid cancer. III. Oral contraceptives, menopausal replacement therapy and other female hormones
    C La Vecchia
    Laboratory of General Epidemiology Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 10:157-66. 1999
    ..The relations between oral contraceptives (OC), hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for menopause, and other female hormone use and thyroid cancer risk was analyzed using the original data from 13 studies from North America, Asia and Europe...
  22. ncbi request reprint Food groups and risk of squamous cell esophageal cancer in northern Italy
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 87:289-94. 2000
    ..2). Our results thus provide further support to the evidence that raw vegetables and citrus fruit are inversely related to the risk of squamous cell esophageal cancer and suggest that olive oil may also reduce this risk...
  23. ncbi request reprint A pooled analysis of case-control studies of thyroid cancer. II. Menstrual and reproductive factors
    E Negri
    Laboratory of General Epidemiology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 10:143-55. 1999
    ..To clarify the etiology of thyroid cancer, we conducted a pooled analysis of original data from 14 case-control studies, 4 from the United States, 2 from Asia, and 8 from Europe...
  24. 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...
  25. pmc Role of fried foods and oral/pharyngeal and oesophageal cancers
    C Galeone
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Br J Cancer 92:2065-9. 2005
    ..05-1.17) for oral-pharyngeal and 1.16 (95% CI: 1.08-1.26) for oesophageal cancer. The ORs were consistent across strata of gender (OR in men only were 1.10 and 1.16, respectively), age, alcohol, tobacco consumption and body mass index...
  26. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and endometrial cancer: an Italian case-control study
    F Parazzini
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, and I Clinica Ostetrico Ginecologica, Universita di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 81:539-42. 1999
    ..The association may be mediated through elevated oestrogen levels in diabetic women, hyperinsulinemia or insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I)...
  27. doi request reprint Dietary glycemic load and hepatocellular carcinoma with or without chronic hepatitis infection
    M Rossi
    Department of Epidemiology, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 20:1736-40. 2009
    ..The association of diabetes mellitus with HCC suggests that dietary glycemic load (GL) may influence HCC risk. We have examined the association between dietary GL and HCC...
  28. 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...
  29. doi request reprint Adherence to the European food safety authority's dietary recommendations and colorectal cancer risk
    F Turati
    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
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:517-22. 2012
    ..The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) recently published dietary guidelines for the intakes of carbohydrates, fiber, fats and water. We evaluated their role on the risk of a specific disease, known to be related to diet...
  30. ncbi request reprint Reproductive and hormonal factors and ovarian cancer
    F Chiaffarino
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, , Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 12:337-41. 2001
    ..The pattern of risk observed cannot be totally explained by a role of ovulation in ovarian carcinogenesis...
  31. pmc Oral contraceptives, hormone replacement therapy and the risk of colorectal cancer
    E Fernandez
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Br J Cancer 73:1431-5. 1996
    ..These results, if confirmed, would have important implications for the ultimate risk-benefit assessment of female hormone preparations...
  32. ncbi request reprint Folate intake and risk of oral and pharyngeal cancer
    C Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 14:1677-81. 2003
    ..Folate deficiency has been linked to risk of several cancers, but has not been studied adequately with respect to oral cancer...
  33. ncbi request reprint Hormonal therapy for menopause and ovarian cancer in a collaborative re-analysis of European studies
    E Negri
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 80:848-51. 1999
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint A pooled analysis of case-control studies of thyroid cancer. I. Methods
    E Negri
    Laboratory of General Epidemiology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 10:131-42. 1999
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Changing socioeconomic correlates for cancers of the upper digestive tract
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 12:327-30. 2001
    ..Cancers of the upper digestive tract have long been associated with low socio-economic levels. It has however been suggested that in recent times the social gradient for these cancers is leveling off...
  36. pmc Risk factors for oral and pharyngeal cancer in women: a study from Italy and Switzerland
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Br J Cancer 82:204-7. 2000
    ..The multivariate odds ratio was 4.6 for heavy smokers and 2.7 for high alcohol intake. Vegetables, fruit, beta-carotene and wholegrain foods were inversely, butter and retinol directly, related to risk...
  37. ncbi request reprint Dietary fibres and ovarian cancer risk
    C Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 37:2235-9. 2001
    ..When fibre was classified according to the source, vegetable (but not grain) fibres, showed a significant protective effect, with an OR of 0.78...
  38. ncbi request reprint The role of foods and nutrients on oral and pharyngeal cancer risk
    W Garavello
    Pharmacological Research Institute, Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 58:25-34. 2009
    ..In developed countries, selected aspects of diet may account for 20% to 25% of oral and pharyngeal cancers. This proportion is likely greater in selected developing countries...
  39. doi request reprint Proanthocyanidins and other flavonoids in relation to pancreatic cancer: a case-control study in Italy
    M Rossi
    Department of Epidemiology, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 23:1488-93. 2012
    ..Four cohort studies have examined the relation between flavonoids and pancreatic cancer risk providing inconsistent results...
  40. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis on alcohol drinking and esophageal and gastric cardia adenocarcinoma risk
    I Tramacere
    Department of Epidemiology, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 23:287-97. 2012
    ..In order to provide a precise quantification of the association between alcohol drinking and esophageal and gastric cardia adenocarcinoma risk, we conducted a meta-analysis of available data...
  41. 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...
  42. ncbi request reprint Diet and ovarian cancer risk: a case-control study in Italy
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 93:911-5. 2001
    ..53 for the highest compared with the lowest quintile of consumption), whereas inverse associations were observed for consumption of fish (OR = 0.51), raw (OR = 0.47) and cooked vegetables (OR = 0.65), and pulses (OR = 0.77)...
  43. 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...
  44. pmc Determinants of risk of invasive cervical cancer in young women
    F Parazzini
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, I Clinica Ostetrico Ginecologica, , Milan, Italy
    Br J Cancer 77:838-41. 1998
    ..9 in those reporting their last birth at > or =35 years. No clear association emerged between oral contraceptive use, smoking, education, social class and risk of cervical cancer...
  45. ncbi request reprint Fried foods, olive oil and colorectal cancer
    C Galeone
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 18:36-9. 2007
    ..The epidemiologic evidence for an etiologic role of fried foods and heterocyclic amines in colorectal carcinogenesis is inconsistent...
  46. ncbi request reprint Glycemic index, glycemic load and renal cell carcinoma risk
    C Galeone
    Department of Epidemiology, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 20:1881-5. 2009
    ..To provide information on this issue, we analyzed data from an Italian multicentric case-control study...
  47. doi request reprint Dietary patterns and upper aerodigestive tract cancers: an overview and review
    F Bravi
    Department of Epidemiology, Mario Negri, Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 23:3024-39. 2012
    ..The relationship between diet and cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract (UADT) has been investigated through dietary patterns...
  48. 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...
  49. pmc Aspirin and colorectal cancer
    C La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Br J Cancer 76:675-7. 1997
    ..Regular aspirin use was reported by only 47 (3.5%) cases and 77 (4.1%) control subjects, giving a multivariate odds ratio (OR) of 0.7 (95% CI 0.5-1.0) after allowance for education, physical exercise and selected dietary factors...
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. doi request reprint Vitamin D intake and breast cancer risk: a case-control study in Italy
    M Rossi
    Department of Epidemiology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 20:374-8. 2009
    ..Vitamin D has been suggested to play a protective role against several cancers, including breast cancer...
  53. ncbi request reprint Folate intake and squamous-cell carcinoma of the oesophagus in Italian and Swiss men
    C Galeone
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 17:521-5. 2006
    ..Dietary folate has been inversely related to the risk of several cancers. However, studies on the role of dietary folate in oesophageal cancer are scanty...
  54. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for adenocarcinoma of the small intestine
    E Negri
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 82:171-4. 1999
    ..While the present data are inconsistent with a major effect of tobacco or alcohol, a moderate association between these factors and small bowel cancer may have been obscured by the play of chance...
  55. ncbi request reprint Selected micronutrients and oral and pharyngeal cancer
    E Negri
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 86:122-7. 2000
    ..In general, the more a micronutrient was correlated to total vegetable and fruit intake, the stronger was its protective effect against oral cancer...
  56. ncbi request reprint Cancer mortality in the European Union, 1970-2003, with a joinpoint analysis
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 19:631-40. 2008
    ..Cancer mortality peaked in the European Union (EU) in the late 1980s and declined thereafter...
  57. 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...
  58. ncbi request reprint Influence of menstrual and reproductive factors on ovarian cancer risk in women with and without family history of breast or ovarian cancer
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Epidemiol 29:799-802. 2000
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Macronutrients, fatty acids and cholesterol intake and endometrial cancer
    E Lucenteforte
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 19:168-72. 2008
    ..There is some evidence that dietary habits may influence the risk of endometrial cancer independently of body mass, although the role of diet on endometrial carcinogenesis is unclear...
  60. ncbi request reprint Fiber intake and risk of nonfatal acute myocardial infarction
    E Negri
    Istituto di Richerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, 20157 Milano, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:464-70. 2003
    ..To investigate the association between fiber intake and risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI), also according to type and source of fiber, in a Mediterranean country...
  61. 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...
  62. 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...
  63. 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...
  64. ncbi request reprint Flavonoids and laryngeal cancer risk in Italy
    W Garavello
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 18:1104-9. 2007
    ..Flavonoids may play an important role in explaining the protective effect of vegetables and fruit against cancer...
  65. pmc Physical activity and risk of cancers of the colon and rectum: an Italian case-control study
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Br J Cancer 79:1912-6. 1999
    ..88 for women for the highest level of occupational physical activity at 30-39 years old compared with the lowest). This study confirms that occupational physical activity is protective against colon, but not against rectal cancer...
  66. 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...
  67. pmc Body mass index and post-menopausal breast cancer: an age-specific analysis
    C La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Br J Cancer 75:441-4. 1997
    ..This has, therefore, major preventive implications as to reduce breast cancer risk late in life, it is essentially important to control weight gain in elderly women...
  68. ncbi request reprint European Code Against Cancer and scientific justification: third version (2003)
    P Boyle
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 14:973-1005. 2003
  69. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility and validity of coffee and tea consumption in Italy
    M Ferraroni
    Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Universita di Milano, Polo San Paolo, Milano, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:674-80. 2004
    ..The reproducibility and validity of coffee, decaffeinated coffee and tea intake has not been adequately studied, particularly in Italy, where coffee drinking is peculiar in terms of type and amount of coffee consumed...
  70. ncbi request reprint Population attributable risk for ovarian cancer
    F Parazzini
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 36:520-4. 2000
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Refined-cereal intake and risk of selected cancers in italy
    L Chatenoud
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Am J Clin Nutr 70:1107-10. 1999
    ..Although consumption of whole-grain foods seems to reduce the risk of several types of neoplasms, the potential influence of a diet rich in starches and refined grains is less clear...
  72. 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...
  73. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of ovarian cancer: a summary review
    C La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 10:125-9. 2001
    ..Most ovarian cancers are therefore environmental in origin and consequently, at least in principle, avoidable...
  74. pmc Risk factors for male breast cancer
    C La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Br J Cancer 71:1359-62. 1995
    ..The associations with anthropometric measures and childlessness may find an explanation in chromosomal abnormalities, such as Klinefelter's syndrome, or other hormone-related disorders...
  75. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk in carbon electrode workers: an overview of epidemiological evidence
    C La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milano, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 12:431-4. 2003
    ..Thus, epidemiological data allow excluding any appreciable risk of cancer--in particular of the respiratory and the urinary tract--in carbon electrode workers...
  76. 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
    ....
  77. 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...
  78. ncbi request reprint Smoking and acute myocardial infarction among women and men: A case-control study in Italy
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, Milan, 20157, Italy
    Prev Med 29:343-8. 1999
    ..A clear assessment of AMI risk among female smokers is now of major public health importance, given the large number of women who smoke...
  79. ncbi request reprint Body size and laryngeal cancer risk
    W Garavello
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 17:1459-63. 2006
    ..Odds ratios (OR) and corresponding 95% confidence intervals (CI) were obtained from multiple logistic regression, including terms for major confounding factors, such as physical activity and energy intake...
  80. ncbi request reprint Cancer mortality in Italy, 1992
    A Decarli
    Istituto di Statistica Medica e Biometria, , Italy
    Tumori 82:511-8. 1996
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Italian cancer mortality rates in 1992 were moderately favorable, with the major exception of the persistent spread of the tobacco-related lung cancer epidemic in females...
  81. ncbi request reprint A pooled analysis of case-control studies of thyroid cancer. VI. Fish and shellfish consumption
    C Bosetti
    Laboratory of General Epidemiology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 12:375-82. 2001
    ..48-0.88). CONCLUSION: This combined analysis indicates that relatively elevated fish consumption does not appreciably increase thyroid cancer risk, and may have a favorable influence in areas where iodine deficiency is, or was, common...
  82. ncbi request reprint Cancer mortality in Italy, 1994, and an overview of trends from 1955 to 1994
    A Decarli
    Istituto di Statistica Medica e Biometria, , Milan, Italy
    Tumori 84:312-34. 1998
    ..Italy maintains an intermediate level of cancer mortality on a European scale, suggesting that further progress is possible, mostly for tobacco-related neoplasms in males...
  83. pmc A case-control study of diabetes mellitus and cancer risk
    C La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Br J Cancer 70:950-3. 1994
    ....
  84. ncbi request reprint Beta-carotene intake and risk of nonfatal acute myocardial infarction in women
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    Eur J Epidemiol 13:631-7. 1997
    ..The results of this study indicate that the risk of nonfatal AMI in women is inversely related to intake of beta-carotene containing foods, but not foods containing retinol...
  85. pmc Smoking and drinking cessation and the risk of oesophageal cancer
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, Milan, 20157, Italy
    Br J Cancer 83:689-91. 2000
    ..11) 10 or more years after cessation of both habits...
  86. 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...
  87. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and the risk of cancer: a meta-analysis
    V Bagnardi
    Department of Statistics, University of Milan-Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Alcohol Res Health 25:263-70. 2001
    ..The analysis did not identify a threshold level of alcohol consumption below which no increased risk for cancer was evident...
  88. ncbi request reprint Family history and the risk of stomach and colorectal cancer
    C La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    Cancer 70:50-5. 1992
    ..The role of a family history of selected neoplasms in first-degree relatives in the risk of gastrointestinal cancers has been investigated, but requires further quantification...
  89. 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...
  90. ncbi request reprint Formaldehyde and cancer risk: a quantitative review of cohort studies through 2006
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 19:29-43. 2008
    ..Occupational exposure to formaldehyde has been associated with excess risk of nasopharyngeal and selected other cancers...
  91. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy and risk of colon and rectal cancer
    E Fernandez
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 7:329-33. 1998
    ..Because colorectal cancer is the second most common neoplasm and cause of death among nonsmoking women in developed countries, these results may have a major public health impact...
  92. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of two integrated, non-pharmacological body weight reduction programs on coronary heart disease risk factors in young obese patients
    A Sartorio
    Laboratory for Experimental Endocrinology, Italian Institute for Auxology, IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Diabetes Nutr Metab 16:262-5. 2003
    ..2%, 4.4%) and with still elevated BMI values (41.6 kg/m2). Although IET, compared to NET program, induced smaller reductions of blood pressure, it requires 30% daily training period and may possibly enhance long-term patient compliance...
  93. ncbi request reprint Medical history and risk of Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphomas
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 9:59-64. 2000
    ....
  94. ncbi request reprint Projections to the end of the century of mortality from major cancer sites in Italy
    E Negri
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche M. Negri, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 76:420-8. 1990
    ....
  95. ncbi request reprint Smoking in Italy, 1986-1987
    M Ferraroni
    Institute of Medical Statistics, University of Milan, Italy
    Tumori 75:521-6. 1989
    ..Continued monitoring of smoking patterns gives important information with which to identify the most likely future patterns in smoking and smoking-related diseases, besides providing data for targeting intervention programs...
  96. ncbi request reprint Smoking in Italy, 1990-1991
    C La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    Tumori 80:175-80. 1994
    ..These patterns in smoking are reflected by recent trends in lung cancer, which show some decline in males but persistent upward trends in females, although still on much lower absolute values...
  97. ncbi request reprint Vegetables, fruit, antioxidants and cancer: a review of Italian studies
    C La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche, Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Nutr 40:261-7. 2001
    ....
  98. ncbi request reprint Allergy and the risk of selected digestive and laryngeal neoplasms
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 13:173-6. 2004
    ..The present study therefore provides further evidence for a possible protective effect of prior history of allergy on cancer risk...
  99. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of fruit and vegetable and lung cancer risk: a case-control study in Harbin, northeast China
    C Galeone
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    Ann Oncol 18:388-92. 2007
    ..We studied the relationship between dietary intake of vegetables and fruit and lung cancer risk in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, northeast China, an area with a very high baseline risk of lung cancer in both sexes...
  100. 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...
  101. 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...