Valeria Ascoli

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rome La Sapienza
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Urban mesothelioma: is there an emerging risk of asbestos in place?
    Valeria Ascoli
    Int J Cancer 111:975-6. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Familial malignant mesothelioma: A population-based study in Central Italy (1980-2012)
    Valeria Ascoli
    Department of Radiological, Oncological and Anatomo Pathological Sciences, Sapienza University, Viale Regina Elena, 324, 00161 Rome, Italy Electronic address
    Cancer Epidemiol 38:273-8. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Cytologic re-evaluation of negative effusions from patients with malignant mesothelioma
    V Ascoli
    Dipartimento di Scienze Radiologiche, Oncologiche e Anatomo Patologiche, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Italy
    Pathologica 103:318-24. 2011
  4. pmc Merkel cell carcinoma: a population-based study on mortality and the association with other cancers
    Valeria Ascoli
    Dipartimento di Scienze Radiologiche, Oncologiche e Anatomo Patologiche, Universita La Sapienza, Viale Regina Elena 324, Rome, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1521-7. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Distribution of 'promoter' sandflies associated with incidence of classic Kaposi's sarcoma
    V Ascoli
    Anatomia Patologica, Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale, Universita La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Med Vet Entomol 23:217-25. 2009
  6. pmc Cause-specific mortality in classic Kaposi's sarcoma: a population-based study in Italy (1995-2002)
    V Ascoli
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale, Universita La Sapienza, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Br J Cancer 101:1085-90. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Mesothelioma in blood related subjects: report of 11 clusters among 1954 Italy cases and review of the literature
    Valeria Ascoli
    Department of Experimental Medicine, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Am J Ind Med 50:357-69. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Kaposi's sarcoma, human herpesvirus 8 infection and the potential role of promoter-arthropod bites in northern Sweden
    Valeria Ascoli
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale e Patologia, Universita La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
    J Med Virol 78:1452-5. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint DNA copy number changes in familial malignant mesothelioma
    V Ascoli
    Department of Experimental Medicine and Pathology, La Sapienza University, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Cancer Genet Cytogenet 127:80-2. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Malignant mesothelioma in Rome and Latium region, 1993-2001
    Valeria Ascoli
    Anatomia Patologica, Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale e Patologia, Universita La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
    Tumori 89:377-81. 2003

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Urban mesothelioma: is there an emerging risk of asbestos in place?
    Valeria Ascoli
    Int J Cancer 111:975-6. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Familial malignant mesothelioma: A population-based study in Central Italy (1980-2012)
    Valeria Ascoli
    Department of Radiological, Oncological and Anatomo Pathological Sciences, Sapienza University, Viale Regina Elena, 324, 00161 Rome, Italy Electronic address
    Cancer Epidemiol 38:273-8. 2014
    ..The results suggest potential genetic recessive effects in mesothelioma that interact with asbestos exposure, but it is not possible to estimate the specific proportion attributable to each of these components. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Cytologic re-evaluation of negative effusions from patients with malignant mesothelioma
    V Ascoli
    Dipartimento di Scienze Radiologiche, Oncologiche e Anatomo Patologiche, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Italy
    Pathologica 103:318-24. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to review effusions originally reported as "negative" in patients with histologically-proven mesothelioma to evaluate possible pitfalls...
  4. pmc Merkel cell carcinoma: a population-based study on mortality and the association with other cancers
    Valeria Ascoli
    Dipartimento di Scienze Radiologiche, Oncologiche e Anatomo Patologiche, Universita La Sapienza, Viale Regina Elena 324, Rome, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1521-7. 2011
    ..We analysed multiple-cause-of-death records to describe MCC mortality and trends and the association with other primary cancers...
  5. doi request reprint Distribution of 'promoter' sandflies associated with incidence of classic Kaposi's sarcoma
    V Ascoli
    Anatomia Patologica, Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale, Universita La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Med Vet Entomol 23:217-25. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc Cause-specific mortality in classic Kaposi's sarcoma: a population-based study in Italy (1995-2002)
    V Ascoli
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale, Universita La Sapienza, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Br J Cancer 101:1085-90. 2009
    ..Little information is available on the causes of death among persons with classic Kaposi's sarcoma (CKS)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Mesothelioma in blood related subjects: report of 11 clusters among 1954 Italy cases and review of the literature
    Valeria Ascoli
    Department of Experimental Medicine, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Am J Ind Med 50:357-69. 2007
    ..Malignant mesothelioma is a sporadic tumor related to asbestos. Its occurrence in blood relatives raises the question of potential contribution of predisposing factors...
  8. ncbi request reprint Kaposi's sarcoma, human herpesvirus 8 infection and the potential role of promoter-arthropod bites in northern Sweden
    Valeria Ascoli
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale e Patologia, Universita La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
    J Med Virol 78:1452-5. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint DNA copy number changes in familial malignant mesothelioma
    V Ascoli
    Department of Experimental Medicine and Pathology, La Sapienza University, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Cancer Genet Cytogenet 127:80-2. 2001
    ..The copy number changes were very similar to those reported in sporadic cases. Our findings and results from sporadic cases highlight the importance of cloning the genes in the loss sites at 1p, 6q, 14q, and 22q...
  10. ncbi request reprint Malignant mesothelioma in Rome and Latium region, 1993-2001
    Valeria Ascoli
    Anatomia Patologica, Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale e Patologia, Universita La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
    Tumori 89:377-81. 2003
    ..The purpose of the study was to investigate the occurrence of mesothelioma in patients living in the urban area of Rome and in other parts of the Latium Region and the patterns of asbestos exposure...
  11. ncbi request reprint Malignant pleural mesothelioma in bakers and pastry cooks
    V Ascoli
    Department of Experimental Medicine and Pathology, La Sapienza University, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Am J Ind Med 40:371-3. 2001
    ..The occurrence of malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) among bakers and pastry cooks has never been documented...
  12. ncbi request reprint Body cavity lymphoma
    Valeria Ascoli
    Department of Experimental Medicine and Pathology, University La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 8:317-22. 2002
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  13. ncbi request reprint A one-generation cluster of malignant mesothelioma within a family reveals exposure to asbestos-contaminated jute bags in Naples, Italy
    V Ascoli
    Anatomia Patologica, Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale e Patologia, Universita La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:171-4. 2003
    ..This cluster discloses the health risk in the reuse of bags that previously had contained asbestos. Furthermore, it emphasizes the role of asbestos in the genetic-environmental interaction issue of malignant mesothelioma...
  14. ncbi request reprint Variability in the incidence of classic Kaposi's sarcoma in the Veneto region, Northern Italy
    Valeria Ascoli
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale e Patologia, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Italy
    Tumori 89:122-4. 2003
    ..1; CI = 113.2-302.0). The hypothesis that birthplace/residency in areas abundant with bloodsucking insects may be a risk factor is discussed...
  15. doi request reprint The geographical pattern of thyroid cancer mortality between 1980 and 2009 in Italy
    Giada Minelli
    1 Statistics Unit, Italian National Institute of Public Health, Rome, Italy
    Thyroid 23:1609-18. 2013
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  16. ncbi request reprint Human herpesvirus 8-associated primary effusion lymphoma in HIV--patients: a clinicopidemiologic variant resembling classic Kaposi's sarcoma
    Valeria Ascoli
    Haematologica 87:339-43. 2002
  17. ncbi request reprint Geographic variation in human herpesvirus 8 seroprevalence and possible association with exposure to bites from blood-sucking arthropods
    Valeria Ascoli
    J Infect Dis 194:401-2; author reply 402. 2006
  18. ncbi request reprint Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus/human herpesvirus 8-associated polyclonal body cavity effusions that mimic primary effusion lymphomas
    Valeria Ascoli
    Int J Cancer 119:1746-8; author reply 1749-50. 2006
  19. ncbi request reprint Human herpesvirus type 8 infection in an area of Northern Italy with high incidence of classical Kaposi's sarcoma
    Elisabetta Tanzi
    Institute of Virology, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Med Virol 76:571-5. 2005
    ..2, 95% CI: 1.10-4.32). In conclusion, variation in HHV-8 prevalence appears to explain differences in the incidence rates of classical Kaposi's sarcoma observed in different areas of the province...
  20. ncbi request reprint Correspondence re: Bryant-Greenwood P, Sorbara L, Filie AC, Little R, Yarchoan R, Wilson W, Raffeld M, Abati A. Infection of mesothelial cells with human herpes virus 8 in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients with Kaposi's sarcoma, Castleman's d
    Valeria Ascoli
    Mod Pathol 16:1299-1300; author reply 1300-2. 2003
  21. ncbi request reprint Saliva and the transmission of human herpesvirus 8: potential role of promoter-arthropod bites
    Mario Coluzzi
    J Infect Dis 190:199-200; author reply 200-1. 2004
  22. ncbi request reprint [Estimates of pleural mesothelioma incidence in the Lazio region (Italy), 1997-2000]
    Stefania Palange
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, ASL RME, Roma
    Med Lav 95:45-54. 2004
    ..Recent legislation in Italy requires nation-wide registration of asbestos-related pathologies. We conducted a preparatory study for systematic recording of cases of malignant pleural mesothelioma in the Lazio region...
  23. ncbi request reprint Distinct cellular origins of primary effusion lymphoma with and without EBV infection
    Rifat Hamoudi
    Department of Histopathology, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, Rockefeller Building, University Street, London WC1E 6JJ, UK
    Leuk Res 28:333-8. 2004
    ..Our results indicate that EBV positive PELs are derived from germinal centre or post-germinal centre B-cells, whereas EBV negative PELs may originate from either germinal/post-germinal centre or naïve B-cells...