Claudio Pelucchi

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Affiliation: Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Cancer mortality in a cohort of asbestos textile workers
    E Pira
    Dipartimento di Traumatologia, Ortopedia e Medicina del Lavoro, , Via Zuretti 29, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Br J Cancer 92:580-6. 2005
  2. pmc First and subsequent asbestos exposures in relation to mesothelioma and lung cancer mortality
    E Pira
    Dipartimento di Traumatologia, Ortopedia e Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Torino, Via Zuretti 29, Torino 10126, Italy
    Br J Cancer 97:1300-4. 2007
  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Fibre intake and prostate cancer risk
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 109:278-80. 2004
  5. pmc The Mesothelioma epidemic in Western Europe: an update
    C Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, Milano 20157, Italy
    Br J Cancer 90:1022-4. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for histological types and anatomic sites of cutaneous basal-cell carcinoma: an italian case-control study
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    J Invest Dermatol 127:935-44. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Genital and urinary tract diseases and prostate cancer risk
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:254-7. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Alcohol drinking and bladder cancer
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri 20157 Milan, Italy
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:637-41. 2002
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Dietary folate and risk of prostate cancer in Italy
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milano, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:944-8. 2005

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  1. pmc Cancer mortality in a cohort of asbestos textile workers
    E Pira
    Dipartimento di Traumatologia, Ortopedia e Medicina del Lavoro, , Via Zuretti 29, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Br J Cancer 92:580-6. 2005
    ..This study confirms and further quantifies the central role of latency in pleural mesothelioma and of cumulative exposure in lung cancer...
  2. pmc First and subsequent asbestos exposures in relation to mesothelioma and lung cancer mortality
    E Pira
    Dipartimento di Traumatologia, Ortopedia e Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Torino, Via Zuretti 29, Torino 10126, Italy
    Br J Cancer 97:1300-4. 2007
    ..The corresponding SMRs for lung cancer were 227, 446 and 562. The SMR of mesothelioma was strongly related to time since first exposure. The SMR of lung cancer, but not of mesothelioma, appeared to be related to subsequent exposures...
  3. 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Fibre intake and prostate cancer risk
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 109:278-80. 2004
    ..73-0.93). These relationships were consistent across strata of age, family history of prostate cancer, body mass index and education. Vegetable fibres appear, therefore, to have a favourable association with prostate cancer risk...
  5. pmc The Mesothelioma epidemic in Western Europe: an update
    C Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, Milano 20157, Italy
    Br J Cancer 90:1022-4. 2004
    ..The number of male deaths from pleural cancer in France, Germany and Italy increased from about 8750 in 1990-1994 to 9550 in 1995-1999, suggesting that mesothelioma deaths in males may be levelling off in most of Western Europe...
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for histological types and anatomic sites of cutaneous basal-cell carcinoma: an italian case-control study
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    J Invest Dermatol 127:935-44. 2007
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  7. ncbi request reprint Genital and urinary tract diseases and prostate cancer risk
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:254-7. 2006
    ..The present study, based on satisfactorily reproducible information on medical history, did not found any association between genital and urinary tract diseases and prostate cancer risk...
  8. ncbi request reprint Alcohol drinking and bladder cancer
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri 20157 Milan, Italy
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:637-41. 2002
    ..Our study, based on a population with high alcohol (mainly wine) intake, found no association between bladder cancer risk and alcohol intake, even at high levels of consumption...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Dietary folate and risk of prostate cancer in Italy
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milano, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:944-8. 2005
    ..The combined OR for high-folate and low-alcohol intake versus low-folate and high-alcohol intake was 0.46 (95% CI, 0.29-0.75). Therefore, this study supports a favorable role of dietary folate on prostate cancer risk...
  11. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of disease: The epidemiology of bladder cancer
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Laboratory of General Epidemiology, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 3:327-40. 2006
    ..First-degree relatives of bladder cancer patients have a 50-100% increased relative risk of developing the disease, a risk that could be even higher when the proband is diagnosed at an early age...
  12. ncbi request reprint Occupational silica exposure and lung cancer risk: a review of epidemiological studies 1996-2005
    C Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    Ann Oncol 17:1039-50. 2006
    ..In 1997, a Monograph from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classified occupational exposure to crystalline silica as carcinogenic to humans. Large amounts of epidemiological data have been published subsequently...
  13. ncbi request reprint Dietary acrylamide and human cancer
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    Int J Cancer 118:467-71. 2006
    ..None of the trend in risk was significant. This uniquely large and comprehensive data set does not show any consistent association between intake of acrylamide and the risk of breast and several other common cancers...
  14. ncbi request reprint Dietary folate, alcohol consumption, and risk of ovarian cancer in an Italian case-control study
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2056-8. 2005
  15. doi request reprint Dietary intake of selected micronutrients and gastric cancer risk: an Italian case-control study
    C Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 20:160-5. 2009
    ..A high consumption of non-starchy vegetables and fruits likely decreases the risk of gastric cancer, but no specific constituent of plant foods has been consistently identified to explain this association...
  16. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and renal cell cancer risk in two Italian case-control studies
    C Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 19:1003-8. 2008
    ..There is some evidence that alcohol consumption is inversely associated with renal cell cancer (RCC), but the issue is still unclear...
  17. doi request reprint Anthropometric measures, medical history and risk of basal cell carcinoma in an Italian case-control study
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Centro Studi GISED, Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy
    Dermatology 216:271-6. 2008
    ..A few epidemiological studies investigated etiological factors for basal cell carcinoma (BCC) other than sunlight exposure and sunburns. Information on anthropometric measures and medical history is scant...
  18. 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Smoking and other risk factors for bladder cancer in women
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri 20157, Milan, Italy
    Prev Med 35:114-20. 2002
    ..Bladder cancer is three to five times more frequent in men than in women, and hence only a few studies have focused only on females...
  20. ncbi 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...
  21. doi request reprint Alcohol, coffee, and bladder cancer risk: a review of epidemiological studies
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 18:62-8. 2009
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Alcohol drinking and renal cell carcinoma in women and men
    C Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 11:543-5. 2002
    ..The odds ratios were 1.2 (95% confidence interval, 0.6-2.4) for the highest tertile of intake in women (>or=3 drinks per day) and 0.8 (0.4-1.3) for the highest quartile of intake in men (>or=6 drinks per day)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Fibre intake and laryngeal cancer risk
    C Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 14:162-7. 2003
    ..Consumption of vegetables, fruit and whole grain cereals has been inversely related to laryngeal cancer risk. Among the potential protective agents found in these foods, information on dietary fibres and laryngeal cancer risk are scanty...
  24. doi request reprint Dietary intake of carotenoids and retinol and endometrial cancer risk in an Italian case-control study
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 19:1209-15. 2008
    ..To provide information on the relation between intake of carotenoids and retinol and endometrial cancer, since available data are inconsistent. Further, carotenoids other than beta-carotene have been rarely investigated...
  25. ncbi request reprint Fibre intake and renal cell carcinoma: a case-control study from Italy
    Carlotta Galeone
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 121:1869-72. 2007
    ..98, 95% CI: 0.86-1.12) and grain fibre (OR = 1.05, 95% CI: 0.95-1.15). The inverse association with vegetable fibre may reflect a real favorable effect, or be an indicator of a beneficial role of a diet rich in vegetable on RCC risk...
  26. ncbi request reprint Onion and garlic use and human cancer
    Carlotta Galeone
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy, Italy
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1027-32. 2006
    ..Interest in the potential benefits of allium vegetables, in particular, onion (Allium cepa) and garlic (Allium sativum), has its origin in antiquity, but the details of these benefits are still open to discussion...
  27. doi request reprint Allium vegetables intake and endometrial cancer risk
    Carlotta Galeone
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via La Masa 19, I 20156 Milan, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 12:1576-9. 2009
    ..Therefore, we evaluated the relationship between onion and garlic intake and endometrial cancer, using data from an Italian case-control study...
  28. 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint Food groups and endometrial cancer risk: a case-control study from Italy
    Francesca Bravi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:293.e1-7. 2009
    ..Although several studies have been conducted on the relation between dietary habits and endometrial cancer risk, the evidence for specific food groups is still controversial...
  30. doi request reprint Selected aspects of Mediterranean diet and cancer risk
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Nutr Cancer 61:756-66. 2009
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Onion and garlic intake and the odds of benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Carlotta Galeone
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Urology 70:672-6. 2007
    ..To analyze the relationship between onion and garlic intake and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), using data from a multicenter case-control study conducted in Italy...
  32. doi request reprint Citrus fruit and cancer risk in a network of case-control studies
    Roberto Foschi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 21:237-42. 2010
    ..Citrus fruit has shown a favorable effect against various cancers. To better understand their role in cancer risk, we analyzed data from a series of case-control studies conducted in Italy and Switzerland...
  33. ncbi request reprint A history of cancer in the husband does not increase the risk of breast cancer
    Eva Negri
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 118:3177-9. 2006
    ..This study suggests that women whose husband had a diagnosis of cancer are not at increased risk of breast cancer, although results for individual cancer sites should be interpreted with caution, due to small numbers...
  34. ncbi request reprint Family history of urogenital cancers in patients with bladder, renal cell and prostate cancers
    Giorgia Randi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 121:2748-52. 2007
    ..1 [95% confidence interval (CI), 2.3-16.6] for bladder, 2.0 (95% CI: 0.6-6.2) for renal cell and 2.0 (95% CI: 0.9-4.1) for prostate cancer...
  35. doi request reprint Nutrient dietary patterns and gastric cancer risk in Italy
    Paola Bertuccio
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Giuseppe La Masa 19, 20156 Milan, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2882-6. 2009
    ..There have been several studies on diet and gastric cancer, but only a few investigations have considered the role of dietary patterns...
  36. ncbi request reprint The risk of acute myocardial infarction after stopping drinking
    Eva Negri
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62 20157 Milano, Italy
    Prev Med 40:725-8. 2005
    ..However, drinkers have a lower risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) than abstainers, and there is very scanty information on how the risk changes after stopping drinking...
  37. 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)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Allium vegetable intake and risk of acute myocardial infarction in Italy
    Carlotta Galeone
    Dept of Epidemiology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via La Masa 19, 20156 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Nutr 48:120-3. 2009
    ..Only two epidemiological studies considered the relation between dietary intake of allium vegetables and cardiovascular diseases...
  39. ncbi request reprint n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid intake and cancer risk in Italy and Switzerland
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 105:113-6. 2003
    ..85 for ovarian cancer. All the estimates were statistically significant, excluding that for rectal cancer, and consistent across strata of age and gender. These results suggest that n-3 PUFAs decrease the risk of several cancers...
  40. doi request reprint Dietary glycemic index, glycemic load, and the risk of endometrial cancer: a case-control study and meta-analysis
    Carlotta Galeone
    Department of Epidemiology, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 22:38-45. 2013
    ..The case-control study showed no association between dietary GI and GL and the risk of endometrial cancer overall and in the strata of relevant covariates, whereas the meta-analysis supported an increased risk for high GL, but not GI...
  41. pmc Coffee and tea intake and risk of head and neck cancer: pooled analysis in the international head and neck cancer epidemiology consortium
    Carlotta Galeone
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1723-36. 2010
    ..Only a few studies have explored the relation between coffee and tea intake and head and neck cancers, with inconsistent results...
  42. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome is associated with colorectal cancer in men
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 46:1866-72. 2010
    ..We assessed the relation between metabolic syndrome (MetS) and its components and colorectal cancer...
  43. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome, its components and risk of age-related cataract extraction: a case-control study in Italy
    Carlotta Galeone
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Epidemiol 20:380-4. 2010
    ..We sought to explore the relationship between age-related cataract extraction and the metabolic syndrome or its various components separately and in various combinations in an Italian case-control study...
  44. doi request reprint Diet and cancer in Mediterranean countries: carbohydrates and fats
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 12:1595-600. 2009
    ..We considered some aspects of the Mediterranean diet (including, in particular, the consumption of olive oil and carbohydrates) on cancer risk...
  45. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of prospective studies of coffee consumption and mortality for all causes, cancers and cardiovascular diseases
    Stefano Malerba
    Department of Epidemiology, IRCCS, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via G La Masa 19, 20157, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:527-39. 2013
    ..70-1.29, 6 studies) for stroke, and 1.03 (95 % CI 0.97-1.10, 10 studies) for all cancers. This meta-analysis provides quantitative evidence that coffee intake is inversely related to all cause and, probably, CVD mortality. ..
  46. doi request reprint Impact of pandemic A/H1N1/2009 influenza on children and their families: comparison with seasonal A/H1N1 and A/H3N2 influenza viruses
    Susanna Esposito
    Department of Maternal and Paediatric Sciences, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 9, 20122 Milano, Italy
    J Infect 63:300-7. 2011
    ..To make a direct comparison between the total burden of pandemic influenza and that of other seasonal influenza A viral subtypes in otherwise healthy children...
  47. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and cancer risk
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Nutr Cancer 63:983-90. 2011
    ..The positive association between alcohol consumption and the risk of head and neck cancers is independent from tobacco exposure...
  48. pmc Influenza vaccination among healthcare workers in a multidisciplinary University hospital in Italy
    Susanna Esposito
    Institute of Pediatrics, University of Milan, IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    BMC Public Health 8:422. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the current vaccination status of the HCWs in one of Italy's largest multidisciplinary University Hospitals...
  49. doi request reprint Physical activity and risk of endometrial cancer: an Italian case-control study
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 18:303-6. 2009
    ..These findings do not support a strong relationship between physical activity and endometrial cancer risk...
  50. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding and the risk of epithelial ovarian cancer in an Italian population
    Francesca Chiaffarino
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea, 62 20157 Milan, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 98:304-8. 2005
    ..In order to provide further information, we analyzed data from a large case-control study conducted in four Italian areas...
  51. ncbi request reprint Lifetime ovulatory cycles and ovarian cancer risk in 2 Italian case-control studies
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:83.e1-7. 2007
    ..Several factors that are related to ovulation are relevant to ovarian cancer risk, but it is unclear whether they can be included in a single definition of years of ovulation...
  52. doi request reprint Family history of cancer and the risk of endometrial cancer
    Ersilia Lucenteforte
    Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Via Giuseppe La Masa 19, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 18:95-9. 2009
    ..0-2.7). Direct associations were found for a few other cancer sites. In conclusion, a family history of endometrial, uterine or intestinal cancer in first-degree relatives is associated with an increased risk of endometrial cancer...
  53. ncbi request reprint Pneumococcal bacterial load colonization as a marker of mixed infection in children with alveolar community-acquired pneumonia and respiratory syncytial virus or rhinovirus infection
    Susanna Esposito
    From the Pediatric Clinic 1, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico and Department of Epidemiology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:1199-204. 2013
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Impact of viral infections in children with community-acquired pneumonia: results of a study of 17 respiratory viruses
    Susanna Esposito
    Department of Maternal and Pediatric Sciences, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 7:18-26. 2013
    ..Little is known about the prevalence of viral infections in children with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP)...
  55. pmc Knowledge of human papillomavirus infection and its prevention among adolescents and parents in the greater Milan area, Northern Italy
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Department of Epidemiology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    BMC Public Health 10:378. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to provide data on the knowledge of Italian adolescents and parents concerning human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and its prevention in order to allow the development of adequate training programmes...
  56. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and pancreatic cancer risk: a case-control study in Italy and meta-analysis
    Valentina Rosato
    Department of Epidemiology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Metabolism 60:1372-8. 2011
    ..55 (95% CI, 1.19-2.01) for subjects with MetS. Metabolic syndrome is related to pancreatic cancer risk. Diabetes is the key component related to risk...
  57. ncbi request reprint Fried potatoes and human cancer
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    Int J Cancer 105:558-60. 2003
    ..8-1.1. We found no evidence of interaction with age, gender, alcohol and tobacco use. Our data provide reassuring evidence for the lack of an important association between consumption of fried/baked potatoes and cancer risk...
  58. 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...
  59. doi request reprint Smoking and body mass index and survival in pancreatic cancer patients
    Claudio Pelucchi
    From the Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, IRCCS Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche e di Comunità, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan S O C di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, IRCCS Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano PN Dipartimento di Traumatologia, Ortopedia e Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Torino, Turin, Italy and International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Pancreas 43:47-52. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to provide further information on the role of personal characteristics and lifestyle factors, including obesity, diabetes, and tobacco smoking, on survival from pancreatic cancer...
  60. doi request reprint Impact of rhinoviruses on pediatric community-acquired pneumonia
    Susanna Esposito
    Department of Maternal and Pediatric Sciences, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 9, 20122, Milano, Italy
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:1637-45. 2012
    ..The clinical relevance of RV CAP seems to be mild to moderate without any major differences between the A and B strains and the recently identified RV C...
  61. doi request reprint Alcohol drinking and epithelial ovarian cancer risk. a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Matteo Rota
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, Centre of Biostatistics for Clinical Epidemiology, University of Milano Bicocca, Monza, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 125:758-63. 2012
    ..In order to provide an updated quantification of the association between alcohol drinking and epithelial ovarian cancer risk, we conducted a meta-analysis of published observational studies...
  62. 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...
  63. doi request reprint Mortality from cancer and other causes in an Italian cohort of male rubber tire workers
    Enrico Pira
    Dipartimento di Traumatologia, Ortopedia e Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Torino, Turin, Italy
    J Occup Environ Med 54:345-9. 2012
    ..To investigate mortality among workers of an Italian rubber tire factory employed between 1954 and 2008...
  64. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of coffee and tea consumption and the risk of glioma in adults
    Stefano Malerba
    Department of Epidemiology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Giuseppe La Masa 19, 0157, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 24:267-76. 2013
    ..Tea is also rich in antioxidants, mainly polyphenols. To provide a quantitative overall estimate on the relation between coffee and tea consumption and glioma, we combined all published data, using a meta-analytic approach...
  65. doi request reprint Pet exposure and risk of atopic dermatitis at the pediatric age: a meta-analysis of birth cohort studies
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 132:616-622.e7. 2013
    ..Findings on pet exposure and the risk of atopic dermatitis (AD) in children are inconsistent...
  66. pmc Toll-like receptor 3 gene polymorphisms and severity of pandemic A/H1N1/2009 influenza in otherwise healthy children
    Susanna Esposito
    Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 9, Milano, 20122, Italy
    Virol J 9:270. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether selected polymorphisms of TLR2, TLR3 and TLR4 influence the incidence and clinical picture of pandemic A/H1N1/2009 influenza...
  67. doi request reprint The metabolic syndrome and risk of prostate cancer in Italy
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Epidemiol 21:835-41. 2011
    ..To provide information on the role of the metabolic syndrome on prostate cancer risk...
  68. ncbi request reprint Indoor air pollution from solid fuel use, chronic lung diseases and lung cancer in Harbin, Northeast China
    Carlotta Galeone
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, 19 20156 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:473-8. 2008
    ..38-6.02) and 3.82 (95% CI: 1.97-7.41), respectively. This study gives further support and quantification of the positive association between IAP, history of selected nonmalignant lung diseases, and lung cancer risk for both the sexes...
  69. doi request reprint A meta-analysis on alcohol drinking and the risk of Hodgkin lymphoma
    Irene Tramacere
    Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Via Giuseppe La Masa 19, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 21:268-73. 2012
    ..The inverse association was restricted to--or greater in--case-control as compared with cohort studies. This indicates caution in the interpretation of results...
  70. 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...
  71. ncbi request reprint Olive oil and cancer risk: an update of epidemiological findings through 2010
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 17:805-12. 2011
    ..Thus, preferring olive oil to other added lipids, particularly those rich in saturated fats, can decrease the risk of upper digestive and respiratory tract neoplasms, breast and, possibly, colorectal and other cancer sites...
  72. doi request reprint Use of fertility drugs and risk of endometrial cancer in an Italian case-control study
    Fabio Parazzini
    II Clinica Ostetrica Ginecologica, Universita di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli, Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 19:428-30. 2010
    ..50; 95% CI, 1.10-38.3) than in nulligravid (OR=2.83; 95% CI, 0.32-25.0) women. Our data support earlier findings of an increase in risk of endometrial cancer with duration of use of fertility drugs...
  73. doi request reprint Added sugar, glycemic index and load in colon cancer risk
    Carlotta Galeone
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 15:368-73. 2012
    ....
  74. doi request reprint Impact of influenza-like illness and effectiveness of influenza vaccination in oncohematological children who have completed cancer therapy
    Susanna Esposito
    Department of Maternal and Pediatric Sciences, University of Milan, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regine Elena, Via Commenda 9, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Vaccine 28:1558-65. 2010
    ..This suggests that the administration of influenza vaccination should be strongly recommended only among oncohematological children who have been off therapy for less than 6 months...
  75. 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...
  76. doi request reprint Factors conditioning effectiveness of a reminder/recall system to improve influenza vaccination in asthmatic children
    Susanna Esposito
    Institute of Pediatrics, University of Milan, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regine Elena, Milan, Italy
    Vaccine 27:633-5. 2009
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint The rise and fall in menopausal hormone therapy and breast cancer incidence
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Breast 19:198-201. 2010
    ..Further, disentangling the effects of HT use and screening is difficult, as women who stop using HT may also undergo mammography screening less frequently. Thus, the reasons of the falls in incidence remain open to discussion...
  78. doi request reprint Trends in adherence to the Mediterranean diet in an Italian population between 1991 and 2006
    C Pelucchi
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:1052-6. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate whether adherence to the Mediterranean diet changed during the period 1991-2006 in an Italian population...
  79. ncbi request reprint The rise and fall in primary liver cancer mortality in Italy
    C La Vecchia
    Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Dept of Medical Statistics and Biometry, University of Milan, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 34:169-71. 2002
  80. ncbi request reprint n-3 Polyunsaturated fatty acids, fish, and nonfatal acute myocardial infarction
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Istituto di Statistica Medica e Biometria, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Circulation 104:2269-72. 2001
    ..The relation between n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), fish intake, and risk of coronary heart disease is controversial...
  81. 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...
  82. 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)...
  83. ncbi request reprint Use of fertility drugs and risk of ovarian cancer
    F Parazzini
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea, 62 20157 Milan, Italy
    Hum Reprod 16:1372-5. 2001
    ..The potential association between fertility drugs and risk of ovarian cancer has been analysed using data from a case-control study conducted between January 1992 and September 1999 in four Italian areas...
  84. 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...
  85. pmc Diabetes and endometrial cancer: effect modification by body weight, physical activity and hypertension
    E Lucenteforte
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Br J Cancer 97:995-8. 2007
    ..2-2.5) for diabetes, and 5.1 for obese diabetic women as compared with non-obese non-diabetic ones. Diabetes shows a supramultiplicative effect with body mass index, but not with physical activity or hypertension...
  86. ncbi 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 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...
  88. pmc Dietary glycemic load and gastric cancer risk in Italy
    P Bertuccio
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, via Giuseppe La Masa, 19, 20156 Milan, Italy
    Br J Cancer 100:558-61. 2009
    ..0 (95% CI: 2.2-11.5) for those reporting low fruits/vegetables intake and high GL. Our study may help to explain the direct relation observed in several studies between starchy foods and gastric cancer risk...
  89. doi 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...
  90. 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...
  91. 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...
  92. 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...
  93. ncbi request reprint Family history of cancer and risk of ovarian cancer
    E Negri
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 39:505-10. 2003
    ..3; 95% CI 1.0-5.1) and all sites (OR = 1.6; 95% CI 1.4-1.9). Our results confirm the higher ovarian cancer risk in women with a family history of ovarian and breast cancer, and suggest a few associations with other sites...
  94. pmc Cholecystectomy and the risk of colorectal cancer in Italy
    A Altieri
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Br J Cancer 90:1753-5. 2004
    ..04 after cholecystectomy for colorectal, 1.08 for colon and 1.03 for rectal cancers. The results did not differ significantly by gender, colon subsite or time since diagnosis...
  95. ncbi request reprint Folate and vitamin B(6) intake and risk of acute myocardial infarction in Italy
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:1266-72. 2004
    ..Folate and vitamin B6 intake has been associated with reduced risk of coronary heart disease, but studies are not consistent...
  96. doi request reprint Probiotics supplementation during pregnancy or infancy for the prevention of atopic dermatitis: a meta-analysis
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Epidemiology 23:402-14. 2012
    ....
  97. ncbi request reprint Pediatrician knowledge and attitudes regarding human papillomavirus disease and its prevention
    Susanna Esposito
    Institute of Pediatrics, University of Milan, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Via Commenda 9, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Vaccine 25:6437-46. 2007
    ..These findings highlight an urgent need to improve pediatrician information in order to ensure the optimal implementation of HPV vaccination, and the adequate acceptability of HPV vaccines to adolescents and their parents...
  98. pmc Viral shedding in children infected by pandemic A/H1N1/2009 influenza virus
    Susanna Esposito
    Department of Maternal and Pediatric Sciences, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Virol J 8:349. 2011
    ....
  99. ncbi request reprint A new polymorphism (Ser362Thr) of the L-myc gene is not associated with lung adenocarcinoma risk and prognosis
    M Spinola
    Department of Experimental Oncology Thoracic Surgery Pathology, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 13:87-9. 2004
    ..Thus, the present results do not support candidacy of the L-myc Ser362Thr polymorphism for the functional polymorphism of the L-myc genomic region...
  100. ncbi request reprint Role of respiratory pathogens in infants hospitalized for a first episode of wheezing and their impact on recurrences
    S Bosis
    Institute of Paediatrics, University of Milan, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    Clin Microbiol Infect 14:677-84. 2008
    ..A high viral load seems to be strictly related to the likelihood of recurrence...
  101. doi request reprint Effect of obesity and other lifestyle factors on mortality in women with breast cancer
    Luigino Dal Maso
    Unita di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Italy
    Int J Cancer 123:2188-94. 2008
    ..High BMI was the lifestyle risk factor that most consistently modified breast cancer prognosis in our study...