Rebeca Ramis

Summary

Affiliation: Instituto de Salud Carlos III
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Prostate cancer and industrial pollution Risk around putative focus in a multi-source scenario
    Rebeca Ramis
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology and Cancer, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    Environ Int 37:577-85. 2011
  2. pmc Analysis of matched geographical areas to study potential links between environmental exposure to oil refineries and non-Hodgkin lymphoma mortality in Spain
    Rebeca Ramis
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology and Cancer, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    Int J Health Geogr 11:4. 2012
  3. pmc Study of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma mortality associated with industrial pollution in Spain, using Poisson models
    Rebeca Ramis
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology and Cancer, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 9:26. 2009
  4. pmc Modelling of municipal mortality due to haematological neoplasias in Spain
    Rebeca Ramis Prieto
    Environmental and Cancer Epidemiology Unit, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, C Sinesio Delgado, 6, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:165-71. 2007
  5. pmc Validation of the geographic position of EPER-Spain industries
    Javier Garcia-Perez
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Area, National Centre of Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    Int J Health Geogr 7:1. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Mortality due to lung, laryngeal and bladder cancer in towns lying in the vicinity of combustion installations
    Javier Garcia-Perez
    Environmental and Cancer Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, C Sinesio Delgado 6, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Sci Total Environ 407:2593-602. 2009
  7. pmc Municipal mortality due to thyroid cancer in Spain
    Virginia Lope
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Area, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 6:302. 2006
  8. pmc Colorectal cancer mortality and industrial pollution in Spain
    Gonzalo Lopez-Abente
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Unit, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Monforte de Lemos 5, 28029, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 12:589. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Industrial pollution and pleural cancer mortality in Spain
    Gonzalo Lopez-Abente
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Unit, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Monforte de Lemos 5, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Sci Total Environ 424:57-62. 2012
  10. pmc Oesophageal cancer mortality in Spain: a spatial analysis
    Nuria Aragones
    Environmental and Cancer Epidemiology Unit, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Cancer 7:3. 2007

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Prostate cancer and industrial pollution Risk around putative focus in a multi-source scenario
    Rebeca Ramis
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology and Cancer, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    Environ Int 37:577-85. 2011
    ..This paper studies the spatial distribution of prostate cancer mortality in an industrialized area using distances from each of a number of industrial facilities as indirect measures of exposure to industrial pollution...
  2. pmc Analysis of matched geographical areas to study potential links between environmental exposure to oil refineries and non-Hodgkin lymphoma mortality in Spain
    Rebeca Ramis
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology and Cancer, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    Int J Health Geogr 11:4. 2012
    ..The spatial distribution of NHL in Spain has an unusual pattern with regions some showing higher risk than others...
  3. pmc Study of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma mortality associated with industrial pollution in Spain, using Poisson models
    Rebeca Ramis
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology and Cancer, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 9:26. 2009
    ..This study sought to explore the relationship between NHL mortality in small areas in Spain and environmental exposure to pollutant emissions from EPER-registered industries, using three Poisson-regression-based mathematical models...
  4. pmc Modelling of municipal mortality due to haematological neoplasias in Spain
    Rebeca Ramis Prieto
    Environmental and Cancer Epidemiology Unit, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, C Sinesio Delgado, 6, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:165-71. 2007
    ..To study the geographical pattern of mortality caused by haematological tumours in Spain at the municipal level using three Bayesian models and to compare their goodness of fit...
  5. pmc Validation of the geographic position of EPER-Spain industries
    Javier Garcia-Perez
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Area, National Centre of Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    Int J Health Geogr 7:1. 2008
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  6. doi request reprint Mortality due to lung, laryngeal and bladder cancer in towns lying in the vicinity of combustion installations
    Javier Garcia-Perez
    Environmental and Cancer Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, C Sinesio Delgado 6, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Sci Total Environ 407:2593-602. 2009
    ..Installations that burn fossil fuels to generate power may represent a health problem due to the toxic substances which they release into the environment...
  7. pmc Municipal mortality due to thyroid cancer in Spain
    Virginia Lope
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Area, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 6:302. 2006
    ..Thyroid cancer is a tumor with a low but growing incidence in Spain. This study sought to depict its spatial municipal mortality pattern, using the classic model proposed by Besag, York and Mollié...
  8. pmc Colorectal cancer mortality and industrial pollution in Spain
    Gonzalo Lopez-Abente
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Unit, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Monforte de Lemos 5, 28029, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 12:589. 2012
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  9. doi request reprint Industrial pollution and pleural cancer mortality in Spain
    Gonzalo Lopez-Abente
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Unit, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Monforte de Lemos 5, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Sci Total Environ 424:57-62. 2012
    ..These results support that residing in the vicinity of IPPC-registered industries that release pollutants to the air constitutes a risk factor for pleural cancer...
  10. pmc Oesophageal cancer mortality in Spain: a spatial analysis
    Nuria Aragones
    Environmental and Cancer Epidemiology Unit, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Cancer 7:3. 2007
    ..Geographic mapping of age-standardized, cause-specific death rates at a municipal level could be a helpful and powerful tool for providing clues leading to a better understanding of its aetiology...
  11. pmc Description of industrial pollution in Spain
    Javier Garcia-Perez
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Area, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, C Sinesio Delgado, 6, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 7:40. 2007
    ..The aim of this paper is to describe industrial air and water pollution in Spain in 2001, broken down by activity group and specific pollutant, and to plot maps depicting emissions of carcinogenic substances...
  12. pmc Municipal distribution of ovarian cancer mortality in Spain
    Virginia Lope
    CIBER en Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Cancer 8:258. 2008
    ..Spain was the country that registered the greatest increases in ovarian cancer mortality in Europe. This study describes the municipal distribution of ovarian cancer mortality in Spain using spatial models for small-area analysis...
  13. doi request reprint Cancer mortality in towns in the vicinity of incinerators and installations for the recovery or disposal of hazardous waste
    Javier Garcia-Perez
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Avda Monforte de Lemos, 5, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Environ Int 51:31-44. 2013
    ..Waste treatment plants release toxic emissions into the environment which affect neighboring towns...
  14. pmc Kidney cancer mortality in Spain: geographic patterns and possible hypotheses
    Gonzalo Lopez-Abente
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Area, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Cancer 8:293. 2008
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  15. pmc Municipal distribution of breast cancer mortality among women in Spain
    Marina Pollan
    Environmental and Cancer Epidemiology Unit, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Public Health, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Cancer 7:78. 2007
    ..This paper describes the municipal distribution of breast cancer mortality in Spain and its relationship with socio-economic indicators...
  16. doi request reprint Health impact assessment of a reduction in ambient PM(2.5) levels in Spain
    Elena Boldo
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Avda Monforte de Lemos, 5, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Environ Int 37:342-8. 2011
    ..5)) and adverse health outcomes...
  17. pmc Municipal distribution of bladder cancer mortality in Spain: possible role of mining and industry
    Gonzalo Lopez-Abente
    Environmental and Cancer Epidemiology Unit, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 6:17. 2006
    ..Spain shows the highest bladder cancer incidence rates in men among European countries. The most important risk factors are tobacco smoking and occupational exposure to a range of different chemical substances, such as aromatic amines...
  18. pmc The striking geographical pattern of gastric cancer mortality in Spain: environmental hypotheses revisited
    Nuria Aragones
    Environmental and Cancer Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Cancer 9:316. 2009
    ..This study describes the geographic distribution of gastric cancer mortality at a municipal level in Spain, from 1994-2003...
  19. doi request reprint Air quality modeling and mortality impact of fine particles reduction policies in Spain
    Elena Boldo
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Unit, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Avda Monforte de Lemos, 5, 28029 Madrid, Spain CIBER en Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Spain Electronic address
    Environ Res 128:15-26. 2014
    ..In recent years, Spain has implemented a number of air quality control measures that are expected to lead to a future reduction in fine particle concentrations and an ensuing positive impact on public health...
  20. doi request reprint Risk of dying of cancer in the vicinity of multiple pollutant sources associated with the metal industry
    Javier Garcia-Perez
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    Environ Int 40:116-27. 2012
    ..Population exposure to emissions from multiple industrial sources, though little studied, is an aspect of great interest from an epidemiologic standpoint...
  21. doi request reprint Proximity to mining industry and cancer mortality
    Pablo Fernandez-Navarro
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Avda Monforte de Lemos, 5, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Sci Total Environ 435:66-73. 2012
    ..The results suggested an association between risk of dying due to digestive, respiratory, hematologic and thyroid cancers and proximity to Spanish mining industries. These associations were dependent on the type of mine...
  22. pmc Towns with extremely low mortality due to ischemic heart disease in Spain
    Maria Jose Medrano
    Centro Nacional de Epidemiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 12:174. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to identify Spanish towns with very low ischemic heart disease mortality, describe their health and social characteristics, and analyze the relationship with a series of contextual factors...
  23. pmc Risk of cancer mortality in spanish towns lying in the vicinity of pollutant industries
    Rebeca Ramis
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology and Cancer, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Avenida Monforte de Lemos, 5, 28029 Madrid, Spain CIBER en Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, 08003 Madrid, Spain Division of Medicine, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YB, UK
    ISRN Oncol 2012:614198. 2012
    ..Thus mortality by these tumours could be associated to residence in towns nearby industrial areas with positive trend linked to increasing levels of industrial activity...
  24. doi request reprint Pleural cancer mortality in Spain: time-trends and updating of predictions up to 2020
    Gonzalo Lopez-Abente
    Environmental and Cancer Epidemiology Unit, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Monforte de Lemos 5 28029, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Cancer 13:528. 2013
    ..Our objective was to study pleural cancer mortality trends as an indicator of mesothelioma mortality and update mortality predictions for the periods 2011-2015 and 2016-2020 in Spain...
  25. ncbi request reprint Occupation and thyroid cancer risk in Sweden
    Virginia Lope
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Area, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    J Occup Environ Med 47:948-57. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to identify occupations and industries with increased incidence of thyroid cancer in Swedish workers...
  26. doi request reprint Arsenic in public water supplies and cardiovascular mortality in Spain
    M A José Medrano
    Centro Nacional de Epidemiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Sinesio Delgado 6, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Environ Res 110:448-54. 2010
    ..In this ecological study, we evaluated the association of municipal drinking water arsenic concentrations during the period 1998-2002 with cardiovascular mortality in the population of Spain...