Carlos A Gonzalez

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Country: Spain

Publications

  1. pmc Utility of subtyping intestinal metaplasia as marker of gastric cancer risk. A review of the evidence
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Catalan Institute of Oncology IDIBELL ICO, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cancer 133:1023-32. 2013
  2. pmc Risk of type 2 diabetes according to traditional and emerging anthropometric indices in Spain, a Mediterranean country with high prevalence of obesity: results from a large-scale prospective cohort study
    Jose Maria Huerta
    Department of Epidemiology, Murcia Regional Health Authority, Murcia, Spain
    BMC Endocr Disord 13:7. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Fruit and vegetable intake and the risk of gastric adenocarcinoma: a reanalysis of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-EURGAST) study after a longer follow-up
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Programme of Epidemiological Research, Catalan Institute of Oncology ICO IDIBELL, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cancer 131:2910-9. 2012
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. doi request reprint Carcinogenesis, prevention and early detection of gastric cancer: where we are and where we should go
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Epidemiology Research Programme, Catalan Institut of Oncology, Hospitalet del Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cancer 130:745-53. 2012
  7. 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
  8. doi request reprint Diet and cancer prevention: Contributions from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Programme of Epidemilogical Cancer Research, Institut Catala d Oncologia, Av Gran Via S N, Km 2 7, 08907 L Hospitalet, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Cancer 46:2555-62. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Helicobacter pylori cagA and vacA genotypes as predictors of progression of gastric 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
    Am J Gastroenterol 106:867-74. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Dietary factors and in situ and invasive cervical cancer risk in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition study
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Programme, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cancer 129:449-59. 2011

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Publications69

  1. pmc Utility of subtyping intestinal metaplasia as marker of gastric cancer risk. A review of the evidence
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Catalan Institute of Oncology IDIBELL ICO, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cancer 133:1023-32. 2013
    ..According to this comprehensive review, most of the scientific evidence supports the utility of subtyping IM as a predictor of GC risk. Recognizing its usefulness by gastroenterologists should encourage pathologists to subtype IM. ..
  2. pmc Risk of type 2 diabetes according to traditional and emerging anthropometric indices in Spain, a Mediterranean country with high prevalence of obesity: results from a large-scale prospective cohort study
    Jose Maria Huerta
    Department of Epidemiology, Murcia Regional Health Authority, Murcia, Spain
    BMC Endocr Disord 13:7. 2013
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  3. doi request reprint Fruit and vegetable intake and the risk of gastric adenocarcinoma: a reanalysis of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-EURGAST) study after a longer follow-up
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Programme of Epidemiological Research, Catalan Institute of Oncology ICO IDIBELL, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cancer 131:2910-9. 2012
    ..Fresh fruit and citrus fruit consumption may protect against diffuse and cardia GC, respectively...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. doi request reprint Carcinogenesis, prevention and early detection of gastric cancer: where we are and where we should go
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Epidemiology Research Programme, Catalan Institut of Oncology, Hospitalet del Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cancer 130:745-53. 2012
    ..The integration of all this information, in a prediction model requires further research and could be the most important contribution for reducing the burden of GC...
  7. 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...
  8. doi request reprint Diet and cancer prevention: Contributions from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Programme of Epidemilogical Cancer Research, Institut Catala d Oncologia, Av Gran Via S N, Km 2 7, 08907 L Hospitalet, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Cancer 46:2555-62. 2010
    ..We present the main findings observed to date from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) on dietary factors associated with the most frequent cancer sites...
  9. doi request reprint Helicobacter pylori cagA and vacA genotypes as predictors of progression of gastric 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
    Am J Gastroenterol 106:867-74. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the relationship between Helicobacter pylori cagA and vacA genotypes and progression of gastric preneoplastic lesions...
  10. doi request reprint Dietary factors and in situ and invasive cervical cancer risk in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition study
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Programme, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cancer 129:449-59. 2011
    ..None of the dietary factors examined was associated with CIS. Our study suggests a possible protective role of fruit intake and other dietary factors on ISC that need to be confirmed on a larger number of ISC cases...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. doi request reprint Olive oil intake and CHD in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition Spanish cohort
    Genevieve Buckland
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Programme, Catalan Institute of Oncology ICO IDIBELL, Avda Gran Via 199 203, Barcelona 08907, Spain
    Br J Nutr 108:2075-82. 2012
    ..In conclusion, olive oil consumption was related to a reduced risk of incident CHD events. This emphasises the need to conserve the traditional culinary use of olive oil within the Mediterranean diet to reduce the CHD burden...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Endogenous versus exogenous exposure to N-nitroso compounds and gastric cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-EURGAST) study
    Paula Jakszyn
    Department of Epidemiology, Catalan Institute of Oncology, ICO IDIBELL Barcelona, Spain
    Carcinogenesis 27:1497-501. 2006
    ..09). Moreover, we observed an interaction between plasma vitamin C and ENOC (P < 0.02). ENOC formation may account for our previously reported association between red and processed meat consumption and gastric cancer risk...
  17. pmc Hemochromatosis (HFE) gene mutations and risk of gastric cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study
    Antonio Agudo
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Catalan Institute of Oncology ICO, IDIBELL, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona 08908, Spain
    Carcinogenesis 34:1244-50. 2013
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  18. doi request reprint Dietary flavonoid and lignan intake and gastric adenocarcinoma risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study
    Raul Zamora-Ros
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment, and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Programme, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:1398-408. 2012
    ..Several experimental studies have suggested potential anticarcinogenic effects of flavonoids, although epidemiologic evidence for the impact of dietary flavonoids on risk of gastric cancer (GC) is limited...
  19. doi request reprint Dietary flavonoid intake and esophageal cancer risk in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition cohort
    Esther Vermeulen
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment, and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Program, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute IDIBELL, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Epidemiol 178:570-81. 2013
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Intake estimation of total and individual flavan-3-ols, proanthocyanidins and theaflavins, their food sources and determinants in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study
    Viktoria Knaze
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Programme, Catalan Institute of Oncology ICO IDIBELL, 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Br J Nutr 108:1095-108. 2012
    ..Flavan-3-ol, PA and theaflavin intakes were significantly different among all assessed groups. This study showed heterogeneity in flavan-3-ol, PA and theaflavin intake throughout the EPIC countries...
  21. doi request reprint Polymorphisms of Helicobacter pylori signaling pathway genes and gastric cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer-Eurgast cohort
    Osmel Companioni
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Program, Catalan Institute of Oncology IDIBELL, Barcelona, 08908, Spain
    Int J Cancer 134:92-101. 2014
    ..01). Haplotype analysis was in agreement with single SNP results for NOD2 and CD14 genes. From these results, we conclude that genetic variation in NOD2 associates with noncardia GC while variation in CD14 is associated with cardia GC...
  22. doi request reprint Menstrual and reproductive factors, exogenous hormone use, and gastric cancer risk in a cohort of women from the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition
    Eric J Duell
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Program, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Avda Gran Via 199 203, 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Epidemiol 172:1384-93. 2010
    ..31, 0.98; P(trend) = 0.06). No other reproductive factors analyzed were associated with risk of GC. The results of this analysis provide some support for the hypothesis that endogenous ovarian sex hormones lower GC incidence in women...
  23. doi request reprint Aromatic DNA adducts and risk of gastrointestinal cancers: a case-cohort study within the EPIC-Spain
    Antonio Agudo
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Program, Catalan Institute of Oncology ICO, Av Gran Vía 199 203, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:685-92. 2012
    ..Activated metabolites of these compounds may bind to DNA forming bulky adducts...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. doi request reprint Meat and heme iron intake and esophageal adenocarcinoma in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study
    Paula Jakszyn
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Catalan Institute of Oncology, ICO IDIBELL, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    Int J Cancer 133:2744-50. 2013
    ..05-2.68 and HR: 2.27, 95% CI:1.33-3.89, respectively, for comparison of the highest vs. lowest tertile of intake. Our results suggest a potential association between higher intakes of processed meat and heme iron and risk of EAC. ..
  27. doi request reprint Dietary intakes and food sources of phenolic acids in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study
    Raul Zamora-Ros
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Programme, Catalan Institute of Oncology ICO IDIBELL, Avda Gran Via 199 203, 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    Br J Nutr 110:1500-11. 2013
    ..A high heterogeneity in phenolic acid intake was observed across the European countries in the EPIC cohort, which will allow further exploration of the associations with the risk of diseases...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. doi request reprint Dietary intake of heme iron and risk of gastric cancer in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition study
    Paula Jakszyn
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Program, Catalan Institute of Oncology, ICO IDIBELL Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cancer 130:2654-63. 2012
    ..54 95% CI (1.01-2.35). We found a positive association between heme iron intake and gastric cancer risk...
  31. doi request reprint Prostate stem-cell antigen gene is associated with diffuse and intestinal gastric cancer in Caucasians: results from the EPIC-EURGAST study
    Nuria Sala
    Translational Research Laboratory, Catalan Institute of Oncology IDIBELL, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cancer 130:2417-27. 2012
    ..These results confirm the association between variation in the promoter region of PSCA and GC risk in Caucasians and also indicate that the rs2294008 variant is a similar risk factor for both the diffuse and intestinal-types of GC...
  32. ncbi request reprint Diet and cancer prevention: where we are, where we are going
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Department of Epidemiology, Institut Catala d Oncologia, L Hospitalet, Barcelona
    Nutr Cancer 56:225-31. 2006
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Dietary flavonoid, lignan and antioxidant capacity and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition study
    Raul Zamora-Ros
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Catalan Institute of Oncology ICO, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute IDIBELL, Barcelona, Spain Section of Nutrition and Metabolism, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 133:2429-43. 2013
    ..31-0.79; p(trend) = 0.002), but statistical significance was lost after exclusion of the first 2 years of follow-up. This study suggests that higher intake of dietary flavanols and antioxidants may be associated with a reduced HCC risk...
  34. doi request reprint Differences in dietary intakes, food sources and determinants of total flavonoids between Mediterranean and non-Mediterranean countries participating in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study
    Raul Zamora-Ros
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Programme, Catalan Institute of Oncology ICO IDIBELL, Avda Gran Via 199 203, 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Br J Nutr 109:1498-507. 2013
    ..These differences should be considered in studies about the relationships between flavonoid intake and chronic diseases...
  35. doi request reprint Olive oil intake and breast cancer risk in the Mediterranean countries of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study
    Genevieve Buckland
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Programme, Catalan Institute of Oncology ICO IDIBELL, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cancer 131:2465-9. 2012
    ..However, larger prospective studies are still needed to explore possible differences related to hormone receptor status...
  36. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and gastric cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohort
    Eric J Duell
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute IDIBELL, Catalan Institute of Oncology ICO, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:1266-75. 2011
    ..Gastric cancer (GC) is the second leading cause of cancer death worldwide. The association between alcohol consumption and GC has been investigated in numerous epidemiologic studies with inconsistent results...
  37. doi request reprint Olive oil intake and mortality within the Spanish population (EPIC-Spain)
    Genevieve Buckland
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment, and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Program, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:142-9. 2012
    ..Olive oil consumption is associated with a decreased risk of several chronic diseases, in particular cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, data on the effects of olive oil on overall mortality are scarce...
  38. doi request reprint Genetic variation in alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH1A, ADH1B, ADH1C, ADH7) and aldehyde dehydrogenase (ALDH2), alcohol consumption and gastric cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohort
    Eric J Duell
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Epidemiology Research Program, Catalan Institute of Oncology ICO IDIBELL, Avda Gran Via 199 203, 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Carcinogenesis 33:361-7. 2012
    ..In conclusion, genetic variants at ADH1 and ALDH2 loci may influence GC risk, and alcohol intake may further modify the effect of ADH1 rs1230025. Additional population-based studies are needed to confirm our results...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. pmc Alternative methods of accounting for underreporting and overreporting when measuring dietary intake-obesity relations
    Michelle A Mendez
    Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology Municipal Institute for Medical Research Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Epidemiol 173:448-58. 2011
    ..15 (standard error, 0.07)). Alternative methods may yield more valid associations between diet and obesity-related outcomes...
  42. doi request reprint Dietary flavonoid and lignan intake and mortality in a Spanish cohort
    Raul Zamora-Ros
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Programme, Catalan Institute of Oncology ICO IDIBELL, Barcelona, Spain
    Epidemiology 24:726-33. 2013
    ..We investigated the association between both all-cause and specific-cause mortality and intake of flavonoids and lignans in the Spanish European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-Spain) cohort...
  43. doi request reprint Dietary flavonoid and lignan intake and breast cancer risk according to menopause and hormone receptor status in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) Study
    Raul Zamora-Ros
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Catalan Institute of Oncology ICO, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute IDIBELL, Avda Gran Via 199 203, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, 08907, Barcelona, Spain
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 139:163-76. 2013
    ..This study shows no associations between flavonoid and lignan intake and BC risk, overall or after taking into account menopausal status and BC hormone receptors...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. doi request reprint Adherence to the Mediterranean diet reduces mortality in the Spanish cohort of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-Spain)
    Genevieve Buckland
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Programme, Catalan Institute of Oncology ICO IDIBELL, Barcelona, Spain
    Br J Nutr 106:1581-91. 2011
    ..These results support the important role that the MD pattern has on reducing mortality in Mediterranean countries...
  50. 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...
  51. 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)...
  52. doi request reprint Impact of cigarette smoking on cancer risk in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition study
    Antonio Agudo
    Catalan Institute of Oncology, IDIBELL, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Oncol 30:4550-7. 2012
    ..Our aim was to assess the impact of cigarette smoking on the risk of the tumors classified by the International Agency for Research on Cancer as causally associated with smoking, referred to as tobacco-related cancers (TRC)...
  53. 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...
  54. doi request reprint Estimated dietary intakes of flavonols, flavanones and flavones in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) 24 hour dietary recall cohort
    Raul Zamora-Ros
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Programme, Catalan Institute of Oncology ICO IDIBELL, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    Br J Nutr 106:1915-25. 2011
    ..We concluded that the present study shows heterogeneity in intake of these three sub-classes of flavonoids across European regions and highlights differences by sex and other sociodemographic and lifestyle factors...
  55. 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
    ....
  56. doi request reprint Estimation of the intake of anthocyanidins and their food sources in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study
    Raul Zamora-Ros
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Programme, Catalan Institute of Oncology, IDIBELL, Barcelona, Spain
    Br J Nutr 106:1090-9. 2011
    ..The present study shows differences in both total and individual anthocyanidin intakes and various lifestyle factors throughout Europe, with some geographical variability in their food sources...
  57. 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...
  58. 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...
  59. doi request reprint Nitrosamines and heme iron and risk of prostate cancer in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Paula G Jakszyn
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Programme, Catalan Institute of Oncology, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:547-51. 2012
    ..We investigated the association between dietary nitrosamines and heme iron and the risk of prostate cancer among participants of European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...
  60. doi request reprint Red meat, dietary nitrosamines, and heme iron and risk of bladder cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Paula Jakszyn
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Programme, Catalan Institute of Oncology, AV gran via 199 08907, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:555-9. 2011
    ..We investigated the association between red meat consumption, dietary nitrosamines, and heme iron and the risk of bladder cancer among participants of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...
  61. 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...
  62. 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...
  63. 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...
  64. 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...
  65. 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...
  66. 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...
  67. ncbi request reprint Changes in smoking habits in adults: results from a prospective study in Spain
    Antonio Agudo
    Unit of Epidemiology, Catalan Institute of Oncology, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Ann Epidemiol 14:235-43. 2004
    ..We assessed changes in smoking behavior and its related factors among healthy adults from five regions in Spain...
  68. 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
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  69. 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
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