Alessandra Tavani

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Affiliation: Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hair dye use and risk of lymphoid neoplasms and soft tissue sarcomas
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 113:629-31. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Intake of selected micronutrients and the risk of surgically treated benign prostatic hyperplasia: a case-control study from Italy
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 50:549-54. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Intake of specific flavonoids and risk of acute myocardial infarction in Italy
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, I 20157 Milan, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 9:369-74. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus as a contributor to the risk of acute myocardial infarction
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157, Milan, Italy
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:1082-7. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Dietary iron intake and risk of non-fatal acute myocardial infarction
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, I 20157 Milan, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 9:480-4. 2006
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and the risk of prostate cancer
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 11:125-8. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure to ultraviolet radiation and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche, Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:453-7. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of carotenoids and retinol and the risk of acute myocardial infarction in Italy
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, Milan, 20157, Italy
    Free Radic Res 40:659-64. 2006

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Publications108 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Hair dye use and risk of lymphoid neoplasms and soft tissue sarcomas
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 113:629-31. 2005
    ..Our study indicates that there is no appreciable association between ever use of any type of hair dyes and the risk of HD, NHL, MM or STS...
  2. ncbi request reprint Intake of selected micronutrients and the risk of surgically treated benign prostatic hyperplasia: a case-control study from Italy
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 50:549-54. 2006
    ..To analyze the relationship between surgically treated benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and intake of selected micronutrients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Intake of specific flavonoids and risk of acute myocardial infarction in Italy
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, I 20157 Milan, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 9:369-74. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint 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)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus as a contributor to the risk of acute myocardial infarction
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157, Milan, Italy
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:1082-7. 2002
    ..The association of each risk factor was much stronger in diabetic women. Preventive measures to reduce the prevalence of each additional risk factors in diabetic subjects could led to a substantial reduction of risk of AMI...
  6. ncbi request reprint Dietary iron intake and risk of non-fatal acute myocardial infarction
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, I 20157 Milan, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 9:480-4. 2006
    ..This is of specific interest since iron is frequently included in supplementation and fortification of foods. We assessed the relation between dietary iron intake and the risk of non-fatal AMI...
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and the risk of prostate cancer
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 11:125-8. 2002
    ..04), while the ORs were 0.96 and 0.78 respectively for a diagnosis of diabetes 5-9 years and > or = 10 years ago...
  9. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure to ultraviolet radiation and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche, Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:453-7. 2006
    ..Our study found no association between occupational exposure to ultraviolet radiation and the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma...
  10. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of carotenoids and retinol and the risk of acute myocardial infarction in Italy
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, Milan, 20157, Italy
    Free Radic Res 40:659-64. 2006
    ..We analysed the relation between the intake of selected carotenoids and retinol and risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Fish, omega-3 polyunsaturated fat intake and cancer at selected sites
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    World Rev Nutr Diet 94:166-75. 2005
  13. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for non-fatal acute myocardial infarction in Italian women
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Prev Med 39:128-34. 2004
    ..We analyzed the relation between selected lifestyles and diseases and the risk of non-fatal acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in women in Northern Italy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Coffee, decaffeinated coffee, tea and cancer of the colon and rectum: a review of epidemiological studies, 1990-2003
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 15:743-57. 2004
    ....
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Influence of selected lifestyle factors on risk of acute myocardial infarction in subjects with familial predisposition for the disease
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Prev Med 38:468-72. 2004
    ..The joint effect of family history of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and selected adult life risk factors on the risk of the disease is not clear...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy and risk of nonfatal acute myocardial infarction in Italy
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, Milan 20157, Italy
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:747-50. 2005
    ..We analyzed the relation between HRT use and the risk of nonfatal acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in Italy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Coffee and tea intake and risk of oral, pharyngeal and esophageal cancer
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Oral Oncol 39:695-700. 2003
    ..1 for oral/pharyngeal and 0.6 for esophageal cancer) or tea (OR 0.9 for both cancers), consumed in low amounts by these populations. Coffee may decrease the risk of oral/pharyngeal and esophageal cancer...
  20. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of calcium, vitamin D, phosphorus and the risk of prostate cancer
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milano, Italy
    Eur Urol 48:27-33. 2005
    ..A relation of prostate cancer risk with calcium, vitamin D and phosphorus has been suggested, but remains controversial...
  21. 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint Alcohol drinking and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 55:824-6. 2001
    ..To analyse the relation between alcohol intake and the risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL)...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint Consumption of sweet foods and breast cancer risk in Italy
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 17:341-5. 2006
    ..We analyzed such a relation in a case-control study conducted between 1991 and 1994 in Italy...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint Calcium, dairy products, and the risk of prostate cancer
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Prostate 48:118-21. 2001
    ..The hypothesis that high calcium and low vitamin D levels are associated with prostate cancer risk, however, remains unconvincingly demonstrated...
  29. ncbi request reprint Influence of selected hormonal and lifestyle factors on familial propensity to ovarian cancer
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 92:922-6. 2004
    ..To study the influence of established risk factors for ovarian cancer in women with a family history of ovarian and/or breast cancer...
  30. ncbi request reprint Family history and the risk of oral and pharyngeal cancer
    Werner Garavello
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 122:1827-31. 2008
    ..6 for current smokers, heavy drinkers with family history. History of oral and pharyngeal cancer and laryngeal cancer is a strong determinant of oral and pharyngeal cancer risk, independent from tobacco and alcohol...
  31. doi request reprint Diet diversity and the risk of oral and pharyngeal cancer
    Werner Garavello
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Nutr 47:280-4. 2008
    ..Diet diversity has been recommended to achieve a healthy diet and prevent cancer...
  32. ncbi request reprint Tobacco smoking, smoking cessation, and cumulative risk of upper aerodigestive tract cancers
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Am J Epidemiol 167:468-73. 2008
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Diabetes mellitus and cancer risk in a network of case-control studies
    Cristina Bosetti
    Department of Epidemiology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Nutr Cancer 64:643-51. 2012
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Flavonoids and the risk of oral and pharyngeal cancer: a case-control study from Italy
    Marta Rossi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via La Masa 19, 20156, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1621-5. 2007
    ..None of the associations were significant after further allowance for vitamin C, probably on account of the high collinearity between these compounds...
  35. 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...
  36. doi request reprint Diet diversity and the risk of laryngeal cancer: a case-control study from Italy and Switzerland
    Werner Garavello
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via La Masa 19, 20156 Milan, Italy
    Oral Oncol 45:85-9. 2009
    ..The results were consistent across strata of age, alcohol drinking and tobacco smoking. This study suggests that a diet not only rich but also varied in fruit and vegetables is related to a decreased risk of laryngeal cancer risk...
  37. ncbi request reprint Dietary zinc and prostate cancer risk: a case-control study from Italy
    Silvano Gallus
    Department of Epidemiology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 52:1052-6. 2007
    ..Zinc concentration is higher in the prostate than in most other tissues. Since information on the role of zinc on prostate carcinogenesis is controversial, we analysed the issue in a case-control study...
  38. doi request reprint Alcohol and endometrial cancer risk: a case-control study and a meta-analysis
    Federica Turati
    Department of Epidemiology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via G La Masa 19, 20157, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1285-96. 2010
    ..Our findings provide evidence that alcohol drinking is not associated with endometrial cancer risk, although a weak positive association for very high drinkers cannot be excluded...
  39. 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for focal nodular hyperplasia of the liver: an Italian case-control study
    Astrid Scalori
    Divisione di Epatologia, Ospedale Maggiore IRCCS, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:2371-3. 2002
    ..Risk factors for focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH) of the liver are largely unknown, except for a possible role of female hormones. We evaluated the role of tobacco smoking and some lifestyle and dietary factors in its etiology...
  41. ncbi request reprint Lifetime physical activity and prostate cancer risk
    Barbara Pierotti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    Int J Cancer 114:639-42. 2005
    ..The inverse association between occupational physical activity and prostate cancer risk may reflect favorable hormonal correlates of physical activity, but residual confounding by socioeconomic covariates cannot be excluded...
  42. doi request reprint Coffee, decaffeinated coffee, tea, and pancreatic cancer risk: a pooled-analysis of two Italian case-control studies
    Federica Turati
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Dipartimento di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 20:287-92. 2011
    ..92, 95% CI: 0.75-1.14). The lack of relationship with dose and duration weighs against a causal association between coffee and pancreatic cancer, which is in agreement with most evidence on the issue...
  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 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...
  45. 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...
  46. ncbi request reprint Tar yield and risk of acute myocardial infarction: pooled analysis from three case-control studies
    Silvano Gallus
    Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:299-303. 2007
    ..Controversial information is available with reference to the role of type or yield of cigarettes on the risk of cardiovascular disease...
  47. ncbi request reprint Menstrual and reproductive factors and risk of non-fatal acute myocardial infarction in Italy
    Paola Bertuccio
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milano, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 134:67-72. 2007
    ..We analyzed the relation between factors related to endogenous female hormones and the risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  48. doi request reprint Coffee, black tea and risk of gastric cancer
    Silvano Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Giuseppe La Masa 19, 20156, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1303-8. 2009
    ..To provide information about the association of coffee, black tea with gastric cancer risk...
  49. 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...
  50. ncbi request reprint Lifetime physical activity and the risk of renal cell cancer
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 120:1977-80. 2007
    ..However the inverse association might involve confounding by indirect mechanisms, such as body composition or other social class correlates...
  51. ncbi request reprint Aspirin and risk of renal cell cancer in Italy
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri bIstituto di Statistica Medica e Biometria GA Maccacaro, Universita di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 19:272-4. 2010
    ..No significant heterogeneity was found for regular use of aspirin across strata of age and sex. This study, based on a large dataset, suggests that regular use of aspirin did not increase RCC risk...
  52. doi request reprint Coffee drinking and endometrial cancer risk: a metaanalysis of observational studies
    Francesca Bravi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:130-5. 2009
    ..64 (95% CI, 0.48-0.86) for heavy coffee drinkers. The summary RR for an increase of 1 cup/d was 0.93 (95% CI, 0.89-0.97), which suggests an inverse relation between coffee and endometrial cancer. However, the causality must be confirmed...
  53. ncbi request reprint Occupational and leisure time physical activity and the risk of nonfatal acute myocardial infarction in Italy
    Andrea Altieri
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    Ann Epidemiol 14:461-6. 2004
    ..However, the quantitative estimates of the possible protective role of physical activity appear to vary across studies and populations...
  54. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a case-control study
    Lorenza Scotti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 93:1-3. 2007
    ..We investigated the relation between diabetes and the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, as epidemiological results are controversial and diabetes has been related to the risk of several neoplasms...
  55. ncbi request reprint Coffee drinking and hepatocellular carcinoma risk: a meta-analysis
    Francesca Bravi
    Laboratorio di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Hepatology 46:430-5. 2007
    ..However, subjects with liver conditions may selectively reduce their coffee consumption...
  56. ncbi request reprint Does coffee protect against liver cirrhosis?
    Silvano Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    Ann Epidemiol 12:202-5. 2002
    ..To evaluate the relation between consumption of coffee and other methylxanthine-containing beverages and liver cirrhosis...
  57. ncbi request reprint Family history of ischemic heart disease and risk of acute myocardial infarction
    Michaela Bertuzzi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Prev Med 37:183-7. 2003
    ..Several aspects of the relation between family history of ischemic heart disease (IHD) and risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) need further quantification...
  58. doi request reprint Family history of cancer and stomach cancer risk
    Roberto Foschi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 123:1429-32. 2008
    ..2-3.9), although the heterogeneity test was not significant. The risk of stomach cancer was not increased in subjects with a family history of cancer at any other site. The OR for all sites excluding stomach was 1.0 (95% CI: 0.7-1.4)...
  59. 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. ..
  60. doi request reprint Soft drinks, sweetened beverages and risk of pancreatic cancer
    Silvano Gallus
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 22:33-9. 2011
    ..08 (95% CI 0.73-1.60) for case-control, 1.21 (95% CI 0.90-1.63) for cohort, and 1.16 (95% CI 0.93-1.45) for all studies. In conclusion, soft drink consumption is not materially related to pancreatic cancer risk...
  61. 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...
  62. 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...
  63. 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
  64. 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...
  65. 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...
  66. 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...
  67. 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...
  68. doi request reprint Coffee consumption and risk of colorectal cancer: a meta-analysis of case-control studies
    Carlotta Galeone
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, Instituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Giuseppe La Masa 19, 20156 Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1949-59. 2010
    ..It may reflect a real protection but also partly or largely be due to reverse causation, i.e. decreased coffee consumption among cases following the onset of bowel symptoms...
  69. ncbi request reprint Oral contraceptives and cancer: an update
    C La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Drug Saf 24:741-54. 2001
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint 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
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  71. ncbi request reprint Aspirin and ovarian cancer: an Italian case-control study
    A Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 11:1171-3. 2000
    ..A role for inflammation, and consequently of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, in ovarian carcinogenesis has been proposed, but epidemiological evidence is scanty...
  72. ncbi request reprint 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...
  73. 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...
  74. 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...
  75. ncbi request reprint Whole grain food intake and cancer risk
    L Chatenoud
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 77:24-8. 1998
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  76. 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...
  77. 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
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  78. 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...
  79. ncbi request reprint Pizza and risk of acute myocardial infarction
    S Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:1543-6. 2004
    ..To evaluate the potential role of pizza consumption on the risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI), we considered data from an Italian study...
  80. 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
  81. 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...
  82. 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...
  83. ncbi request reprint 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...
  84. ncbi request reprint 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...
  85. 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...
  86. 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
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  87. 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...
  88. ncbi request reprint Oral contraceptives and the risk of focal nodular hyperplasia of the liver: a case-control study
    Astrid Scalori
    Divisione di Epatologia, Ospedale Maggiore IRCCS, Unità di Ricerca FIRC, Universita degli Studi, Milan, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:195-7. 2002
    ..A role of female hormones, including oral contraceptives, has been suggested in the etiology of focal nodular hyperplasia of the liver. There is, however, no epidemiologic quantification of this relationship...
  89. 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
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  90. 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)...
  91. 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
    ....
  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. 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...
  94. 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...
  95. ncbi request reprint 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...
  96. 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)...
  97. ncbi request reprint 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
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  98. ncbi request reprint 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...
  99. ncbi request reprint Lifetime occupational and recreational physical activity and risk of benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Luigino Dal Maso
    Unita di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano PN, Italy
    Int J Cancer 118:2632-5. 2006
    ..A moderate PA at any ages may help reducing a sizeable number of BPH...
  100. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and acute myocardial infarction: a benefit of alcohol consumed with meals?
    Livia S A Augustin
    Servizio di Epidemiologia, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano PN, Italy
    Epidemiology 15:767-9. 2004
    ..We studied how the timing of alcohol consumption in relation to meals might affect the risk of MI in a population with relatively high regular alcohol consumption...
  101. ncbi request reprint Attributable risk for familial breast cancer
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Int J Cancer 102:548-9. 2002