C A Gonzalez

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Country: Spain

Publications

  1. pmc Determinants of non- response to a second assessment of lifestyle factors and body weight in the EPIC-PANACEA study
    Anne M May
    Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht University, PO Box 85500, 3508, GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:148. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint [The European prospective investigation about cancer and nutrition (EPIC)]
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Servicio de Epidemiología y Registro del Cáncer Institut Català d Oncologia ICO Av Gran Vía s n, Km 2, 7, 08907 L Hospitalet, Barcelona
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 78:167-76. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Department of Epidemiology, Institut Català d Oncologia ICO, Barcelona, Spain
    Public Health Nutr 9:124-6. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable intake and the risk of stomach and oesophagus adenocarcinoma in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-EURGAST)
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Department of Epidemiology, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona ICO IDIBELL, Spain
    Int J Cancer 118:2559-66. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and cancer: the current epidemiological evidence
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Registry, Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Catalan Institute of Oncology Gran Via s n, Hospitalet de Llobregat Barcelona, Spain
    Br J Nutr 96:S42-5. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The potential of nuts in the prevention of cancer
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Registry, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain
    Br J Nutr 96:S87-94. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Meat intake and risk of stomach and esophageal adenocarcinoma within the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Department of Epidemiology, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:345-54. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Smoking and the risk of gastric cancer in the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Department of Epidemiology, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cancer 107:629-34. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetic susceptibility and gastric cancer risk
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Epidemiology and Cancer Registry Unit, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cancer 100:249-60. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint [Sociodemographic differences in adherence to the Mediterranean dietary pattern in Spanish populations]
    C A Gonzalez
    Institut Catala d Oncologia, Barcelona, Spain
    Gac Sanit 16:214-21. 2002

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Publications48

  1. pmc Determinants of non- response to a second assessment of lifestyle factors and body weight in the EPIC-PANACEA study
    Anne M May
    Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht University, PO Box 85500, 3508, GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:148. 2012
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint [The European prospective investigation about cancer and nutrition (EPIC)]
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Servicio de Epidemiología y Registro del Cáncer Institut Català d Oncologia ICO Av Gran Vía s n, Km 2, 7, 08907 L Hospitalet, Barcelona
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 78:167-76. 2004
    ..Using a seven-day diary for evaluating saturated fat intake, a high intake of saturated fats has been shown to increase the risk of breast cancer...
  3. ncbi request reprint The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Department of Epidemiology, Institut Català d Oncologia ICO, Barcelona, Spain
    Public Health Nutr 9:124-6. 2006
    ..To describe the main finding produced so far by the EPIC project, which aims to improve the scientific knowledge of nutritional factors involved in cancer...
  4. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable intake and the risk of stomach and oesophagus adenocarcinoma in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-EURGAST)
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Department of Epidemiology, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona ICO IDIBELL, Spain
    Int J Cancer 118:2559-66. 2006
    ..Our study supports a possible protective role of vegetable intake in the intestinal type of GC and the ACO. Citrus fruit consumption may have a role in the protection against cardia GC and ACO...
  5. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and cancer: the current epidemiological evidence
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Registry, Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Catalan Institute of Oncology Gran Via s n, Hospitalet de Llobregat Barcelona, Spain
    Br J Nutr 96:S42-5. 2006
    ..This accumulative knowledge should be used by public health authorities to develop recommendations and activities to reduce overweight and obesity and to promote healthy dietary habits...
  6. ncbi request reprint The potential of nuts in the prevention of cancer
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Registry, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain
    Br J Nutr 96:S87-94. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Meat intake and risk of stomach and esophageal adenocarcinoma within the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Department of Epidemiology, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:345-54. 2006
    ..We examined the risks of gastric cancer and esophageal adenocarcinoma associated with meat consumption within the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohort...
  8. ncbi request reprint Smoking and the risk of gastric cancer in the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Department of Epidemiology, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cancer 107:629-34. 2003
    ..Findings from this large study support the causal relation between smoking and gastric cancer in this European population. Stomach cancer should be added to the burden of diseases caused by smoking...
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetic susceptibility and gastric cancer risk
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Epidemiology and Cancer Registry Unit, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cancer 100:249-60. 2002
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint [Sociodemographic differences in adherence to the Mediterranean dietary pattern in Spanish populations]
    C A Gonzalez
    Institut Catala d Oncologia, Barcelona, Spain
    Gac Sanit 16:214-21. 2002
    ..Lower social classes tend to eat a less healthy diet. The aim of this study was to compare adherence to the Mediterranean dietary pattern among different demographic and social groups in the adult population...
  11. ncbi request reprint Demographics and socio-economic differences in adherence to the Mediterranean dietary pattern in Spain
    A Aller San Juan
    Institut Catala d Oncologia, Barcelona, Spain
    IARC Sci Publ 156:31-3. 2002
  12. ncbi request reprint Consumption of cruciferous vegetables and glucosinolates in a Spanish adult population
    A Agudo
    Unit of Epidemiology, IDIBELL, Catalan Institute of Oncology, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:324-31. 2008
    ..To assess the intake of glucosinolates and cruciferous vegetables among Spanish adults...
  13. doi request reprint Impact of thearubigins on the estimation of total dietary flavonoids in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study
    R Zamora-Ros
    Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Clin Nutr 67:779-82. 2013
    ..Further research on identification and quantification of TR is needed to get more accurate dietary TR estimations. ..
  14. ncbi request reprint Types of fat intake and body mass index in a Mediterranean country
    C A Gonzalez
    Institut Catalàn d Oncologia, Barcelona, Spain
    Public Health Nutr 3:329-36. 2000
    ..Although the fatty acid fractions provide similar metabolizable energy, the type of dietary fat consumed could be relevant to the development of obesity...
  15. doi request reprint DNA repair polymorphisms and the risk of stomach adenocarcinoma and severe chronic gastritis in the EPIC-EURGAST study
    Gabriel Capella
    Translational Research Laboratory, IDIBELL Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1316-25. 2008
    ..Twelve polymorphisms at DNA repair genes (MSH2, MLH1, XRCC1, OGG1 and ERCC2) and TP53 gene were analysed. Antibodies against Helicobacter pylori were measured...
  16. ncbi request reprint Vegetable, fruit and cereal consumption and gastric cancer risk
    C A Gonzalez
    Department of Epidemiology, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain
    IARC Sci Publ 156:79-83. 2002
  17. doi request reprint Dietary intakes and food sources of phytoestrogens in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) 24-hour dietary recall cohort
    R Zamora-Ros
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Programme, Catalan Institute of Oncology ICO IDIBELL, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:932-41. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the dietary intake of phytoestrogens, identify their food sources and their association with lifestyle factors in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohort...
  18. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in metabolic genes related to tobacco smoke and the risk of gastric cancer in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Antonio Agudo
    Unit of Epidemiology, Catalan Institute of Oncology, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Av Gran Via s n km 2 7, 08907 Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2427-34. 2006
    ..Most of these genes are involved in the activation and detoxification of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, suggesting a potential role of these compounds in gastric carcinogenesis...
  19. doi request reprint Helicobacter pylori infection assessed by ELISA and by immunoblot and noncardia gastric cancer risk in a prospective study: the Eurgast-EPIC project
    C A Gonzalez
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Program, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute IDIBELL, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain
    Ann Oncol 23:1320-4. 2012
    ..Antibodies detected by western blot are known to persist longer after the loss of the infection...
  20. pmc Occupational cancer in Spain
    C A Gonzalez
    Institute of Epidemiological and Clinical Research, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 107:273-7. 1999
    ..Reduction of cancer by limiting or avoiding exposure to known occupational carcinogens is still necessary...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cereal fiber intake may reduce risk of gastric adenocarcinomas: the EPIC-EURGAST study
    Mendez M A
    Department of Epidemiology, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona ICO IDIBELL, Spain
    Int J Cancer 121:1618-23. 2007
    ..Cereal fiber consumption may help to reduce risk of GC, particularly diffuse type tumors. Further study on different food sources of fiber in relation to GC risk is warranted to confirm these relationships...
  22. doi request reprint Adherence to the mediterranean diet and risk of breast cancer in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition cohort study
    G Buckland
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Programme, Catalan Institute of Oncology ICO IDIBELL, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cancer 132:2918-27. 2013
    ..The results support the potential scope for BC prevention through dietary modification...
  23. doi request reprint Helicobacter pylori, nutrition and smoking interactions: their impact in gastric carcinogenesis
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain
    Scand J Gastroenterol 45:6-14. 2010
    ..pylori. More and larger epidemiological studies, mainly prospective studies, are necessary to reach a more definitive conclusion on these interactions...
  24. doi request reprint Estimation of dietary sources and flavonoid intake in a Spanish adult population (EPIC-Spain)
    Raul Zamora-Ros
    Nutrition and Food Science Department, XaRTA INSA, Pharmacy School, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:390-8. 2010
    ..Epidemiologic studies have suggested associations between flavonoid intake and health benefits. Traditional Mediterranean diets consist of a high consumption of plant products rich in flavonoids...
  25. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer and cigarette smoking in women: a multicenter case-control study in Europe
    A Agudo
    Catalan Institute of Oncology, L Hospitalet, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cancer 88:820-7. 2000
    ..The proportion of lung-cancer cases in the population attributable to cigarette smoking ranged from 14% to 85%. We concluded that women share most features of the association between cigarette smoking and lung cancer observed in men...
  26. ncbi request reprint Occupation and bladder cancer among men in Western Europe
    Manolis Kogevinas
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Causes Control 14:907-14. 2003
    ..We examined which occupations and industries are currently at high risk for bladder cancer in men...
  27. ncbi request reprint Changes in food supply in Mediterranean countries from 1961 to 2001
    Reina Garcia-Closas
    Department of Epidemiology, IDIBELL Catalan Institute of Oncology ICO, Av Gran Via S N, Km 2, 7, ES 08907 L Hospitalet, Barcelona, Spain
    Public Health Nutr 9:53-60. 2006
    ..To describe geographical differences and time trends in the supply of the most important food components of the traditional Mediterranean diet...
  28. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable intakes, dietary antioxidant nutrients, and total mortality in Spanish adults: findings from the Spanish cohort of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-Spain)
    Antonio Agudo
    Unit of Epidemiology, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Institute of Biomedical Research of Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:1634-42. 2007
    ..Often, this effect is attributed to antioxidant micronutrients found in plant foods...
  29. doi request reprint Adherence to a Mediterranean diet and risk of gastric adenocarcinoma within the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohort study
    Genevieve Buckland
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Programme, Catalan Institute of Oncology, IDIBELL, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:381-90. 2010
    ..The Mediterranean dietary pattern is believed to protect against cancer, although evidence from cohort studies that have examined particular cancer sites is limited...
  30. ncbi request reprint Dietary sources of vitamin C, vitamin E and specific carotenoids in Spain
    Reina Garcia-Closas
    Institut Catala d Oncologia, 08907 Barcelona, Spain
    Br J Nutr 91:1005-11. 2004
    ..This could provide an insight into the interpretation of epidemiological studies investigating the role of diet in health and disease...
  31. ncbi request reprint Adherence to a Mediterranean diet is associated with reduced 3-year incidence of obesity
    Michelle A Mendez
    IDIBELL, Institut Catala d Oncologia, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    J Nutr 136:2934-8. 2006
    ..MD adherence was not associated with incidence of overweight in initially normal-weight subjects. Nonetheless, results suggest that promoting eating habits consistent with MD patterns may be a useful part of efforts to combat obesity...
  32. ncbi request reprint No association between polymorphisms in CYP2E1, GSTM1, NAT1, NAT2 and the risk of gastric adenocarcinoma in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Antonio Agudo
    Unit of Epidemiology Catalan Institute of Oncology, Av Gran Via s n km 2 7, 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1043-5. 2006
  33. ncbi request reprint A pooled analysis of bladder cancer case-control studies evaluating smoking in men and women
    Diana Puente
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Municipal Institute of Medical Research IMIM, 80 Dr Aiguader Rd, Barcelona, 08003, Spain
    Cancer Causes Control 17:71-9. 2006
    ..We pooled primary data from 14 case-control studies of bladder cancer from Europe and North America and evaluated differences in risk of smoking by gender...
  34. ncbi request reprint Clinical usefulness of virulence factors of Helicobacter pylori as predictors of the outcomes of infection. What is the evidence?
    C A Gonzalez
    Dept of Epidemiology, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain
    Scand J Gastroenterol 38:905-15. 2003
  35. doi request reprint Gastric cancer occurrence in preneoplastic lesions: a long-term follow-up in a high-risk area in Spain
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Catalan Institute of Oncology IDIBELL ICO, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cancer 127:2654-60. 2010
    ..1; 95% CI 1.7-22.4) were the strongest risk factors for gastric adenocarcinoma. Subtyping of IM and family history of GC may be useful for the identification of high-risk patients who need more intensive surveillance...
  36. doi request reprint Prospective study of physical activity and risk of primary adenocarcinomas of the oesophagus and stomach in the EPIC (European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and nutrition) cohort
    Jose Maria Huerta
    CIBER Epidemiologia y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Causes Control 21:657-69. 2010
    ..To analyse the association between types of physical activity (occupational, recreational and household, vigorous and overall) and risk of primary oesophageal (OAC) or gastric adenocarcinoma (GAC)...
  37. doi request reprint Aromatic DNA adducts and polymorphisms in metabolic genes in healthy adults: findings from the EPIC-Spain cohort
    Antonio Agudo
    Catalan Institute of Oncology, IDIBELL, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    Carcinogenesis 30:968-76. 2009
    ..This could suggest a potential involvement of aromatic compounds in the formation of such adducts; however, given lack of specificity of the post-labeling assay, a firm conclusion cannot be drawn...
  38. pmc Phytosterol plasma concentrations and coronary heart disease in the prospective Spanish EPIC cohort
    Veronica Escurriol
    Lipid Clinic, Endocrinology and Nutrition Service, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    J Lipid Res 51:618-24. 2010
    ..The data suggest that plasma sitosterol levels are associated with a lower CHD risk while being markers of a lower cardiometabolic risk in the EPIC-Spain cohort, a population with a high phytosterol intake...
  39. doi request reprint Serum levels of organochlorine pesticides in healthy adults from five regions of Spain
    Paula Jakszyn
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment, and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Program, Catalan Institute of Oncology ICO, IDIBELL, L Hospitalet de Llobregat 08907, Spain
    Chemosphere 76:1518-24. 2009
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Concentrations of resveratrol and derivatives in foods and estimation of dietary intake in a Spanish population: European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)-Spain cohort
    Raul Zamora-Ros
    Nutrition and Food Science Department, XaRTA, INSA, Pharmacy School, University of Barcelona, Av Joan XXIII, s n 08028, Barcelona, Spain
    Br J Nutr 100:188-96. 2008
    ..01%. For this reason the pattern of intake of R&P was similar to the wine pattern. This is the first time that R&P intake has been estimated in a Mediterranean country...
  41. doi request reprint Association of plasma markers of cholesterol homeostasis with metabolic syndrome components. A cross-sectional study
    M Cofan
    Lipid Clinic, Endocrinology and Nutrition Service, Biomedical Research Institute August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 21:651-7. 2011
    ..We investigated associations between plasma noncholesterol sterols and MetS components...
  42. doi request reprint Polychlorinated biphenyls in Spanish adults: determinants of serum concentrations
    Antonio Agudo
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment, and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Program, Catalan Institute of Oncology ICO, IDIBELL, Av Gran Via n degrees 199 203, 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    Environ Res 109:620-8. 2009
    ..Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are persistent compounds that may pose an environmental hazard to humans, food being the main source of exposure for the general population...
  43. pmc Simultaneous genotyping of GSTT1 and GSTM1 null polymorphisms by melting curve analysis in presence of SYBR Green I
    Fátima Marín
    Laboratori de Recerca Translacional, Institut Català d Oncologia ICO IDIBELL, Avda Gran Via de l Hospitalet 199 203, 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    J Mol Diagn 12:300-4. 2010
    ..Due to its simplicity and low cost, this assay is well suited for the rapid analysis of GST-null genotypes in studies that involve large number of samples...
  44. doi request reprint Effect of a diet and physical activity intervention on body weight and nutritional patterns in overweight and obese breast cancer survivors
    N Travier
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Catalan Institute of Oncology ICO IDIBELL, Avda Gran Via s n Km 2, 7, 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Oncol 31:783. 2014
    ..Assessing the long-term effects of these changes, and in particular their possible impact of BC prognosis, and designing interventions reaching a wider number of BC survivors are still issues to be addressed...
  45. ncbi request reprint Blood levels of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins, polychlorinated dibenzofurans and polychlorinated biphenyls in the general population of a Spanish Mediterranean city
    C A Gonzalez
    Institut of Epidemiological and Clinical Research IREC, Mataro, Barcelona, Spain
    Chemosphere 36:419-26. 1998
    ..02 mg/l in males, and 1.58 mg/l in females. Levels of PCDDs, PCDFs and PCBs increased by age in both sexes. The levels of PCDDs and PCDFs in residents of this Mediterranean city are among the lowest observed in industrialized countries...
  46. ncbi request reprint The role of diet and nutrition in cervical carcinogenesis: a review of recent evidence
    Reina Garcia-Closas
    Cancer Epidemiology and Registration Unit, Institut Català d Oncologia ICO, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cancer 117:629-37. 2005
    ..Large cohort studies are needed to adequately assess the role of foods and nutrients in cervical HPV carcinogenesis...
  47. doi request reprint Adherence to the Mediterranean diet and risk of coronary heart disease in the Spanish EPIC Cohort Study
    Genevieve Buckland
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Programme, Catalan Institute of Oncology ICO, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Epidemiol 170:1518-29. 2009
    ..91, 0.97), with similar risk reductions by sex. Mediterranean diet adherence was associated with a significantly reduced CHD risk in this Mediterranean country, supporting its role in primary prevention of CHD in healthy populations...
  48. ncbi request reprint Development of a food database of nitrosamines, heterocyclic amines, and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
    Paula Jakszyn
    Catalan Institute of Oncology, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    J Nutr 134:2011-4. 2004
    ..This database will allow investigators to quantify dietary exposure to several potential carcinogens, and to analyze their relation to the risk of cancer...