A Tavani

Summary

Affiliation: Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi 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
  2. ncbi 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
  3. ncbi Coffee and cancer: a review of epidemiological studies, 1990-1999
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche, Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 9:241-56. 2000
  4. ncbi 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
  5. ncbi 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
  6. ncbi The adverse effects of hormone replacement therapy
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Drugs Aging 14:347-57. 1999
  7. ncbi 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
  8. ncbi 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
  9. ncbi Coffee and tea intake and risk of cancers of the colon and rectum: a study of 3,530 cases and 7,057 controls
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 73:193-7. 1997
  10. ncbi 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

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Publications51

  1. ncbi 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...
  2. ncbi 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
    ....
  3. ncbi Coffee and cancer: a review of epidemiological studies, 1990-1999
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche, Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 9:241-56. 2000
    ....
  4. ncbi 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
    ....
  5. ncbi 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
    ....
  6. ncbi The adverse effects of hormone replacement therapy
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Drugs Aging 14:347-57. 1999
    ....
  7. ncbi 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...
  8. ncbi 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...
  9. ncbi Coffee and tea intake and risk of cancers of the colon and rectum: a study of 3,530 cases and 7,057 controls
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 73:193-7. 1997
    ..Thus, our results confirm that coffee intake has a quantifiable protective effect on colon cancer risk...
  10. ncbi 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...
  11. ncbi 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...
  12. ncbi 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...
  13. ncbi 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...
  14. ncbi 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...
  15. ncbi 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...
  16. ncbi 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...
  17. pmc Risk factors for breast cancer in nulliparous women
    F Fioretti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Br J Cancer 79:1923-8. 1999
    ..99-2.75) in the highest tertile; beta-carotene was inversely related to risk (OR 0.60, 95% CI 0.38-0.95) for the highest tertile. Thus, most risk factors for breast cancer in nulliparae were similar to those in women generally...
  18. ncbi 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...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi 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...
  21. 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...
  22. ncbi Alcohol, smoking, coffee and risk of non-fatal acute myocardial infarction in Italy
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche, Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Epidemiol 17:1131-7. 2001
    ..To assess the relation between cigarette smoking, alcohol, coffee, decaffeinated coffee and tea consumption, and the risk of non-fatal acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  23. doi 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...
  24. ncbi 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...
  25. ncbi Whole grain food intake and cancer risk
    L Chatenoud
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 77:24-8. 1998
    ....
  26. ncbi 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...
  27. ncbi 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...
  28. ncbi Dietary folates and cancer risk in a network of case-control studies
    A Tavani
    Department of Epidemiology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan
    Ann Oncol 23:2737-42. 2012
    ..Folate deficiency leads to DNA damage and inadequate repair, caused by a decreased synthesis of thymidylate and purines. We analyzed the relationship between dietary folate intake and the risk of several cancers...
  29. ncbi 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...
  30. doi 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...
  31. ncbi Short-term changes of cardiovascular risk factors after a non-pharmacological body weight reduction program
    A Sartorio
    Laboratorio Sperimentale di Ricerche Endocrinologiche, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, IRCCS, Milano, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 55:865-9. 2001
    ..To test the short-term effectiveness of a 3 week hospital-based body weight reduction (BWR) program on selected coronary heart disease (CHD) risk factors in obese subjects...
  32. pmc Oral contraceptives and breast cancer in northern Italy. Final report from a case-control study
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    Br J Cancer 68:568-71. 1993
    ..A separate analysis of 373 cases and 456 control below age 40 showed no association with ever use (RR = 0.9, 95% CI = 0.6-1.2)...
  33. ncbi 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...
  34. ncbi Nutrition and health: epidemiology of diet, cancer and cardiovascular disease in Italy
    C La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milano, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 11:10-5. 2001
    ..A low risk diet for cardiovascular disease includes high consumption of fish, vegetables and fruit, and hence rich in ascorbic acid and other antioxidants, thus sharing several aspects with a favourable diet for cancer...
  35. doi A meta-analysis of coffee consumption and pancreatic cancer
    F Turati
    Department of Epidermiology, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 23:311-8. 2012
    ..We used a meta-analytic approach to estimate overall relative risk (RR) and 95% confidence interval (CI) for the highest versus the lowest coffee consumption categories, using random-effects models...
  36. ncbi 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...
  37. pmc Female hormone utilisation and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Recherche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    Br J Cancer 67:635-7. 1993
    ..This study provides limited but reassuring evidence on the possible relationship between oestrogen replacement treatment and subsequent risk of hepatocellular carcinoma...
  38. ncbi 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...
  39. doi History of cholelithiasis and cancer risk in a network of case-control studies
    A Tavani
    Department of Epidemiology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 23:2173-8. 2012
    ..We analyzed the relationship between cholelithiasis and cancer risk in a network of case-control studies conducted in Italy and Switzerland in 1982-2009...
  40. 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
  41. ncbi 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)...
  42. pmc Body weight and risk of soft-tissue sarcoma
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    Br J Cancer 81:890-2. 1999
    ..49 (95% confidence interval (CI) 1.06-11.55) among men and 3.26 (95% CI 1.27-8.35) among women with a BMI > 30 kg m(-2) compared to those with BMI < or = 20 kg m(-2)...
  43. ncbi 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...
  44. ncbi Reliability of data on medical conditions, menstrual and reproductive history provided by hospital controls
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157, Milan, Italy
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:902-6. 2001
    ....
  45. pmc Carbohydrates, dietary glycaemic load and glycaemic index, and risk of acute myocardial infarction
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Heart 89:722-6. 2003
    ..To assess the relation between selected carbohydrate foods, dietary glycaemic load and glycaemic index, and the risk of non-fatal acute myocardial infarction in a population with a high intake of refined carbohydrates...
  46. ncbi 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
    ....
  47. doi Coffee and cancers of the upper digestive and respiratory tracts: meta-analyses of observational studies
    F Turati
    Department of Epidemiology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 22:536-44. 2011
    ....
  48. ncbi Oral contraceptives and cancer: an update
    C La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Drug Saf 24:741-54. 2001
    ....
  49. ncbi 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...
  50. ncbi Female hormones and benign liver tumours
    C La Vecchia
    Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 38:535-6. 2006
  51. ncbi A review of epidemiological studies on cancer in relation to the use of anti-ulcer drugs
    C La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 11:117-23. 2002
    ..The excess risk in the first year was essentially due to gastric cancer. Post-marketing surveillance data for omeprazole and other proton pump inhibitors are much scantier than for H2-receptor antagonists, particularly on long-term use...