Domenico Palli


Country: Italy


  1. Bhoo Pathy N, Peeters P, Uiterwaal C, Bueno de Mesquita H, Bulgiba A, Bech B, et al. Coffee and tea consumption and risk of pre- and postmenopausal breast cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohort study. Breast Cancer Res. 2015;17:15 pubmed publisher
    ..Higher caffeinated coffee intake may be associated with lower risk of postmenopausal breast cancer. Decaffeinated coffee intake does not seem to be associated with breast cancer. ..
  2. Mostafavi N, Vlaanderen J, Chadeau Hyam M, Beelen R, Modig L, Palli D, et al. Inflammatory markers in relation to long-term air pollution. Environ Int. 2015;81:1-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Effects were stronger in Italy than in Sweden, potentially reflecting the difference in air pollution levels between the two cohorts. ..
  3. Zanna I, Silvestri V, Palli D, Magrini A, Rizzolo P, Saieva C, et al. Smoking and FGFR2 rs2981582 variant independently modulate male breast cancer survival: A population-based study in Tuscany, Italy. Breast. 2018;40:85-91 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results may contribute to shed light on factors influencing MBC survival suggesting an important role for cigarette smoking and FGFR2 rs2981582 variant, and provide clues for better patient management. ..
  4. van Roekel E, Trijsburg L, Assi N, Carayol M, Achaintre D, Murphy N, et al. Circulating Metabolites Associated with Alcohol Intake in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition Cohort. Nutrients. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..This provides further leads for future research studies aiming at elucidating the mechanisms underlying the effects of alcohol in relation to morbid conditions. ..
  5. Aleksandrova K, Pischon T, Jenab M, Bueno de Mesquita H, Fedirko V, Norat T, et al. Combined impact of healthy lifestyle factors on colorectal cancer: a large European cohort study. BMC Med. 2014;12:168 pubmed publisher
    ..Prevention strategies considering complex targeting of multiple lifestyle factors may provide practical means for improved CRC prevention. ..
  6. Bertuzzi M, Marelli C, Bagnati R, Colombi A, Fanelli R, Saieva C, et al. Plasma clusterin as a candidate pre-diagnosis marker of colorectal cancer risk in the Florence cohort of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition: a pilot study. BMC Cancer. 2015;15:56 pubmed publisher
    ..The high circulating clusterin in pre-diagnostic samples suggests this biomarker can improve the identification of people at risk of colorectal cancer and might help in designing preventive interventions. ..
  7. Merritt M, Riboli E, Murphy N, Kadi M, Tjønneland A, Olsen A, et al. Reproductive factors and risk of mortality in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition; a cohort study. BMC Med. 2015;13:252 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings may contribute to the development of improved strategies to promote better long-term health in women. ..
  8. Silvestri V, Barrowdale D, Mulligan A, Neuhausen S, Fox S, Karlan B, et al. Male breast cancer in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers: pathology data from the Consortium of Investigators of Modifiers of BRCA1/2. Breast Cancer Res. 2016;18:15 pubmed publisher
    ..e., high histologic grade). These findings could lead to the development of gender-specific risk prediction models and guide clinical strategies appropriate for MBC management. ..
  9. Caini S, Masala G, Gnagnarella P, Ermini I, Russell Edu W, Palli D, et al. Food of animal origin and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and multiple myeloma: A review of the literature and meta-analysis. Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2016;100:16-24 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings reinforce the recommendations to reduce the consumption of red meat by replacing it with vegetables, legumes and fish. ..

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  1. Gandini S, Stanganelli I, Palli D, de Giorgi V, Masala G, Caini S. Atopic dermatitis, naevi count and skin cancer risk: A meta-analysis. J Dermatol Sci. 2016;84:137-143 pubmed publisher
    ..Despite the lack of strong scientific evidence, AD patients should avoid excessive sun exposure, regularly perform skin self examination, and consult a doctor in case of a suspicious skin lesion. ..
  2. Caini S, Bagnoli S, Palli D, Saieva C, Ceroti M, Bendinelli B, et al. Total and cancer mortality in a cohort of ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease patients: The Florence inflammatory bowel disease study, 1978-2010. Dig Liver Dis. 2016;48:1162-7 pubmed publisher
    ..26, 95%CI 1.57-25.02) and non-cancer diseases of the genitourinary system (SMR 4.38, 95%CI 1.10-17.52). IBD patients should be offered counselling on risk reduction strategies, as much of their mortality excess is potentially avoidable. ..
  3. Georgiadis P, Liampa I, Hebels D, Krauskopf J, Chatziioannou A, Valavanis I, et al. Evolving DNA methylation and gene expression markers of B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia are present in pre-diagnostic blood samples more than 10 years prior to diagnosis. BMC Genomics. 2017;18:728 pubmed publisher
  4. Masala G, Bendinelli B, Occhini D, Bruno R, Caini S, Saieva C, et al. Physical activity and blood pressure in 10,000 Mediterranean adults: The EPIC-Florence cohort. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2017;27:670-678 pubmed publisher
    ..04). In this large cohort of Mediterranean adults without a diagnosis of hypertension we confirm the role of overall PA in modulating SBP and DBP values. Cycling and manual occupations were associated with lower DBP values. ..
  5. Noh H, Freisling H, Assi N, Zamora Ros R, Achaintre D, Affret A, et al. Identification of Urinary Polyphenol Metabolite Patterns Associated with Polyphenol-Rich Food Intake in Adults from Four European Countries. Nutrients. 2017;9: pubmed publisher
    ..This proposed strategy of biomarker pattern identification has the potential of expanding the currently still limited list of available dietary intake biomarkers. ..