Fabio Levi

Summary

Affiliation: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Oral contraceptives and colorectal cancer
    F Levi
    Registre Vaudois des Tumeurs, and Unité d Epidémiologie du Cancer, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Falaises 1, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Dig Liver Dis 35:85-7. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Cancer mortality in the European Union, 1988-1997: the fall may approach 80,000 deaths a year
    Fabio Levi
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit and Cancer Registries of Vaud and Neuchâtel, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Cancer 98:636-7. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Monitoring falls in gastric cancer mortality in Europe
    F Levi
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit and Cancer Registries of Vaud and Neuchâtel, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Oncol 15:338-45. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Processed meat and the risk of selected digestive tract and laryngeal neoplasms in Switzerland
    F Levi
    Unité d Epidémiologie du Cancer and Registre Vaudois des Tumeurs, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, CHUV Falaises 1, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Oncol 15:346-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Trends in skin cancer incidence in Neuchâtel, 1976-98
    F Levi
    Registre neuchâtelois des tumeurs, Neuchatel, Switzerland
    Tumori 87:288-9. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Changed trends of cancer mortality in the elderly
    F Levi
    Unité d Epidémiologie du Cancer and Registres Vaudois et Neuchâtelois des Tumeurs, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Oncol 12:1467-77. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Dietary fibre and the risk of colorectal cancer
    F Levi
    Unité d épidémiologie du cancer, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Bugnon 17, 1005, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer 37:2091-6. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Trends in skin cancer incidence in Vaud: an update, 1976-1998
    F Levi
    Registres Vaudois et Neuchâtelois des Tumeurs and Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Lausanne, CHUV Falaises 1, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer Prev 10:371-3. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Childhood cancer mortality in Europe, 1955--1995
    F Levi
    Registre Vaudois des Tumeurs, Unité d épidémiologie du cancer, CHUV Falaises 1, 1011, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer 37:785-809. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Incidence of anal carcinoma in Vaud, Switzerland, 1979-2001
    F Levi
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit and Cancer Registry of Vaud, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, CHUV Falaises 1, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer Prev 13:213-5. 2004

Detail Information

Publications118 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Oral contraceptives and colorectal cancer
    F Levi
    Registre Vaudois des Tumeurs, and Unité d Epidémiologie du Cancer, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Falaises 1, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Dig Liver Dis 35:85-7. 2003
    ..Further data on the issue are therefore useful and may help informed choice of contraception...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cancer mortality in the European Union, 1988-1997: the fall may approach 80,000 deaths a year
    Fabio Levi
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit and Cancer Registries of Vaud and Neuchâtel, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Cancer 98:636-7. 2002
    ..The major determining cancers for these favorable trends were stomach (-30%), lung (-10%), intestines (-15%), breast (-10%), uterus (mainly cervix; -22%), leukemias (-10%) and, after 1995, prostate (-3%)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Monitoring falls in gastric cancer mortality in Europe
    F Levi
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit and Cancer Registries of Vaud and Neuchâtel, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Oncol 15:338-45. 2004
    ..In terms of number of deaths avoided, however, the impact of the decline in gastric cancer mortality will be smaller, particularly in the EU...
  4. ncbi request reprint Processed meat and the risk of selected digestive tract and laryngeal neoplasms in Switzerland
    F Levi
    Unité d Epidémiologie du Cancer and Registre Vaudois des Tumeurs, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, CHUV Falaises 1, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Oncol 15:346-9. 2004
    ..Processed meat has been related to the risk of digestive tract neoplasms but the evidence remains inconclusive. We examined data from a network of case-control studies conducted between 1992 and 2002 in the Swiss Canton of Vaud...
  5. ncbi request reprint Trends in skin cancer incidence in Neuchâtel, 1976-98
    F Levi
    Registre neuchâtelois des tumeurs, Neuchatel, Switzerland
    Tumori 87:288-9. 2001
    ..Limited data are available on trends in skin cancer incidence. This paper examines trends of the three major histotypes of skin cancer in an environment favorable for skin cancer registration...
  6. ncbi request reprint Changed trends of cancer mortality in the elderly
    F Levi
    Unité d Epidémiologie du Cancer and Registres Vaudois et Neuchâtelois des Tumeurs, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Oncol 12:1467-77. 2001
    ..Trends in cancer mortality for the elderly have long been unfavourable...
  7. ncbi request reprint Dietary fibre and the risk of colorectal cancer
    F Levi
    Unité d épidémiologie du cancer, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Bugnon 17, 1005, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer 37:2091-6. 2001
    ..60 for vegetables, 0.78 for fruit and 0.74 for grain fibre. The ORs were similar for colon and rectal cancer and consistent across the strata of the major covariates and of several types of fibres...
  8. ncbi request reprint Trends in skin cancer incidence in Vaud: an update, 1976-1998
    F Levi
    Registres Vaudois et Neuchâtelois des Tumeurs and Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Lausanne, CHUV Falaises 1, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer Prev 10:371-3. 2001
    ..Trends in the last period were downwards for squamous cell carcinoma in both sexes, still on the rise for basal cell carcinoma, and levelled off for malignant melanoma in females...
  9. ncbi request reprint Childhood cancer mortality in Europe, 1955--1995
    F Levi
    Registre Vaudois des Tumeurs, Unité d épidémiologie du cancer, CHUV Falaises 1, 1011, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer 37:785-809. 2001
    ..Favourable trends were observed also in Eastern Europe, but the declines started later (i.e. around the mid-1970s or the late 1980s), and were only approximately 30%...
  10. ncbi request reprint Incidence of anal carcinoma in Vaud, Switzerland, 1979-2001
    F Levi
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit and Cancer Registry of Vaud, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, CHUV Falaises 1, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer Prev 13:213-5. 2004
    ..1-1.4 per 100,000 women, in the absence of any consistent trend over time. The epidemiology of anal cancer appears therefore different in this Swiss population as compared with North America and northern Europe...
  11. ncbi request reprint Trends in survival for patients diagnosed with cancer in Vaud, Switzerland, between 1974 and 1993
    F Levi
    Registre Vaudois des Tumeurs, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Oncol 11:957-63. 2000
    ..Analysis of trends in cancer survival in defined well surveilled populations can provide useful indications on advancements in cancer management and treatment...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prognosis of bilateral synchronous breast cancer in Vaud, Switzerland
    Fabio Levi
    Vaud and Neuchâtel Cancer Registries, and Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, CHUV Falaises 1, 1011, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Breast 12:89-91. 2003
    ..The corresponding 10-year figures were 59% and 51%. This large, population-based series indicates that women with synchronous BBC have a moderately lower long-term survival than women with UBC...
  13. ncbi request reprint Macronutrients and colorectal cancer: a Swiss case-control study
    F Levi
    Registre Vaudois des Tumeurs, and Unité d Epidémiologie du Cancer, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Oncol 13:369-73. 2002
    ..A role of energy and various nutrients, including protein, sugar, saturated and unsaturated fats, in colorectal cancer risk has been suggested, but should be better defined...
  14. ncbi request reprint Recent trends in mortality from benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Fabio Levi
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit and Cancer Registries of Vaud and Neuchâtel, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, CHUV Falaises 1, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Prostate 56:207-11. 2003
    ..We have considered trends in mortality from benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) over the last decades in Europe and, for comparative purposes, the USA and Japan...
  15. ncbi request reprint The recent decline in gallbladder cancer mortality in Europe
    F Levi
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit and Cancer Registries of Vaud and Neuchâtel, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, CHUV Falaises 1, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer Prev 12:265-7. 2003
    ..The data also indicate the scope for further improvement of the management of gallbladder disease in Eastern Europe...
  16. ncbi request reprint Mortality from major cancer sites in the European Union, 1955-1998
    F Levi
    Unité d Epidémiologie du Cancer and Registres Vaudois et Neuchâtelois des Tumeurs, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Oncol 14:490-5. 2003
    ..Lung cancer rates in European women have also tended to stabilise below the age of 75 years. Thus, effective interventions on tobacco control could, in principle, avoid a major lung cancer epidemic in European women...
  17. ncbi request reprint Trends in testicular cancer incidence in Vaud, Switzerland
    F Levi
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit and Cancer Registry of Vaud, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, CHUV Falaises 1, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer Prev 12:347-9. 2003
    ..Testicular cancer in Vaud has shown no tendency to further rising over the last decade, thus re-opening the issue of a probable asymptote of testicular cancer incidence in this population...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk in women with previous breast cancer
    F Levi
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit and Cancer Registry of Vaud, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Oncol 14:71-3. 2003
    ..Excess risks of several second neoplasms following breast cancer have been reported. However, these risks have still to be quantified...
  19. ncbi request reprint Long-term mortality of women with a diagnosis of breast cancer
    Fabio Levi
    Registre vaudois des tumeurs and Unité d épidémiologie du cancer, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, CHUV Falaises 1, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Oncology 63:266-9. 2002
    ..Of these, 19 (21%) died of breast cancer. Therefore in women diagnosed with breast cancer, there remains a substantial excess of breast cancer mortality up to 20 years after the original diagnosis...
  20. pmc Trends in mortality from Hodgkin's disease in western and eastern Europe
    F Levi
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit and Cancer Registries of Vaud and Neuchâtel, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, CHUV Falaises 1, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Br J Cancer 87:291-3. 2002
    ..Eastern European countries, however, showed only an approximately 40% decline between the late 1960's and the early 1990's, and no further fall thereafter...
  21. ncbi request reprint Trends in mortality from non-Hodgkin's lymphomas
    Fabio Levi
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit and Cancer Registries of Vaud and Neuchâtel, Institut Universitaire de Médecine, Sociale et Préventive, CHUV Falaises 1, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Leuk Res 26:903-8. 2002
    ..4/100,000 males and 2.8/100,000 females. Upward trends were greater in the USA, whose rates approached 6/100,000 males and 4/100,000 females in the late 1990s, and were observed in Japan, too...
  22. pmc Trends in mortality from cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases in Europe and other areas of the world
    F Levi
    Unité d Epidémiologie du Cancer and Registres Vaudois et Neuchâtelois des Tumeurs, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Falaises 1, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Heart 88:119-24. 2002
    ..To analyse trends in mortality from coronary heart disease (CHD) and cerebrovascular disease (CVD) over the period 1965 to 1998 in the European Union, other European countries, the USA, and Japan...
  23. ncbi request reprint Trends in mortality from suicide, 1965-99
    F Levi
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Bugnon, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 108:341-9. 2003
    ..To analyse trends in mortality from suicide over the period 1965-99...
  24. ncbi request reprint The decline in cancer mortality in the European Union, 1988-1996
    F Levi
    Registre Vaudois des Tumeurs, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Falaises 1, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer 36:1965-8. 2000
    ..The major determinants of these favourable trends were lung (-7.7%), stomach (-24.8%), intestines (-12.4%), breast (-7.1%), uterus, mainly cervix (-20.6%), and leukaemias (-8.3%) and, after 1992, a levelling off of prostate cancer rates...
  25. ncbi request reprint Trends in cancer mortality in the European Union and accession countries, 1980-2000
    F Levi
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Oncol 15:1425-31. 2004
    ..Consequently, the application of available knowledge on cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment may substantially reduce the disadvantage now registered in the cancer mortality of central and eastern European accession countries...
  26. ncbi request reprint Food groups and oesophageal cancer risk in Vaud, Switzerland
    F Levi
    Unité d Epidémiologie du Cancer and Registre Vaudois des Tumeurs, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, CHUV Falaises 1, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer Prev 9:257-63. 2000
    ..5), as well as for a more varied diet (OR = 0.5). Most associations were apparently stronger in heavy alcohol drinkers, suggesting an interaction between poor diet and alcohol drinking in oesophageal carcinogenesis...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prognostic factors for cutaneous malignant melanoma in Vaud, Switzerland
    F Levi
    Registre Vaudois des Tumeurs, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Cancer 78:315-9. 1998
    ..72), but mostly in females. Although differences in survival tended to be larger during the first 2 years after diagnosis, the pattern was similar for most prognostic factors considered up to 10 years after diagnosis...
  28. ncbi request reprint Food groups and risk of oral and pharyngeal cancer
    F Levi
    Registre Vaudois des Tumeurs, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Cancer 77:705-9. 1998
    ..24 for vegetable and 0.34 for fruit diversity. In terms of attributable risk, high meat intake accounted for 49% of oral and pharyngeal cancers in this population, low vegetable intake for 65% and low fruit intake for 54%...
  29. ncbi request reprint Descriptive epidemiology of vulvar and vaginal cancers in Vaud, Switzerland, 1974-1994
    F Levi
    Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Oncol 9:1229-32. 1998
    ..To analyse trends in incidence, survival and risk of second neoplasms following vaginal and vulvar cancers using data collected by the Swiss Cancer Registry of Vaud over the 21-year period 1974-1994...
  30. ncbi request reprint Trends in mortality from major cancers in the European Union, including acceding countries, in 2004
    Fabio Levi
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit and Cancer Registries of Vaud and Neuchâtel, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Cancer 101:2843-50. 2004
    ..Therefore, it is important to provide updated mortality data regarding major cancers in various countries and to analyze trends for the current population of the EU...
  31. ncbi request reprint Occupational and leisure time physical activity and the risk of breast cancer
    F Levi
    Registre Vaudois des Tumeurs, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer 35:775-8. 1999
    ..This study, based on one of the few European datasets on the issue, further suggests that physical activity is a favourable indicator of breast cancer risk...
  32. ncbi request reprint Cancer prevention: epidemiology and perspectives
    F Levi
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer 35:1046-58. 1999
    ..The effect of new treatments and the potential for prevention of cancer are also discussed...
  33. ncbi request reprint Worldwide patterns of cancer mortality, 1990-1994
    F Levi
    Registre Vaudois des Tumeurs, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, CHUV Falaise 1, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer Prev 8:381-400. 1999
    ..These patterns of total cancer mortality for the two sexes reflect the major impact of tobacco-related neoplasms, and underline the substantial excess rates in most eastern European countries...
  34. ncbi request reprint Cancer prevention: epidemiology and perspectives
    F Levi
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer 35:1912-24. 1999
    ..The effect of new treatments and the potential for prevention of cancer are also discussed...
  35. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of selected micronutrients and breast-cancer risk
    F Levi
    Unité d épidémiologie du cancer, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Cancer 91:260-3. 2001
    ..54). In a model including a continuous term for the 7 micronutrients significantly related to breast cancer, the only persisting significant inverse relations were for vitamin C (OR = 0.23) and lycopene (OR = 0.64)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Descriptive epidemiology of soft tissue sarcomas in Vaud, Switzerland
    F Levi
    Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer 35:1711-6. 1999
    ..These data indicate that there has been no major new risk factor for STS of such a relevance to modify appreciably the overall rates on a population level, except from the impact of the AIDS epidemic for Kaposi's sarcoma...
  37. ncbi request reprint Occupational and leisure-time physical activity and the risk of colorectal cancer
    F Levi
    Unité d épidémiologie du cancer, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer Prev 8:487-93. 1999
    ..In terms of population attributable risk, increasing physical activity would avoid one-fifth to one-third of incident colorectal cancer cases...
  38. ncbi request reprint Cancer mortality in Europe, 1990-1994, and an overview of trends from 1955 to 1994
    F Levi
    Registre Vaudois des Tumeurs, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer 35:1477-516. 1999
    ..The favourable trends in western Europe over the recent years are similar to those observed in the U.S.A...
  39. doi request reprint Risk of prostate, breast and colorectal cancer after skin cancer diagnosis
    Fabio Levi
    Unité d épidémiologie du cancer et Registre vaudois des tumeurs, Institut de Medicine Sociale et Preventive IUMSP, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois et Universite de Lausanne, CHUV Falaises 1, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Cancer 123:2899-901. 2008
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint High incidence of second basal cell skin cancers
    Fabio Levi
    Unité d épidémiologie du cancer, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Cancer 119:1505-7. 2006
    ....
  41. doi request reprint High constant incidence rates of second primary neoplasms
    Fabio Levi
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit and Cancer Registries of Vaud and Neuchâtel, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Cantonal Hospices and University of Lausanne, CHUV Falaises 1, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:385-8. 2008
    ..A possible implication of these observations is that a variable, but potentially large, proportion of cancers arise in very high-risk individuals and the incidence, on average, increases at a high constant level at a predetermined age...
  42. ncbi request reprint Trends in incidence of various morphologies of malignant melanoma in Vaud and Neuchatel, Switzerland
    Fabio Levi
    Unité d Epidémiologie du Cancer and Registre Vaudois des Tumeurs, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Falaises 1, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Melanoma Res 15:73-5. 2005
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Mortality from cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases in Europe and other areas of the world: an update
    Fabio Levi
    Unité d Epidémiologie du Cancer and Registres Vaudois et Neuchâtelois des Tumeurs, Institut de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois et Faculté de Biologie et Médecine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 16:333-50. 2009
    ..To update trends in mortality from coronary heart diseases (CHD) and cerebrovascular diseases (CVD) over the period 1981-2004 in Europe, the USA, Latin America, Japan and other selected areas of the world...
  44. ncbi request reprint Leveling of prostate cancer mortality in Western Europe
    Fabio Levi
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit and Cancer Registries of Vaud and Neuchâtel, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Prostate 60:46-52. 2004
    ..Trends in 24 European countries, the European Union (EU), six selected Central and Eastern European countries, and the Russian Federation have been updated to 1999...
  45. ncbi request reprint Monitoring the decrease in breast cancer mortality in Europe
    Fabio Levi
    Registres vaudois et neuchâtelois des tumeurs, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, CHUV Falaises 1, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer Prev 14:497-502. 2005
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Second primary oral and pharyngeal cancers in subjects diagnosed with oral and pharyngeal cancer
    Fabio Levi
    Unité d épidémiologie du cancer, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Cancer 119:2702-4. 2006
    ..The incidence of first primaries increased over 20-fold between age 30-39 and 70-79, whereas there was no rise with age for second neoplasms...
  47. ncbi request reprint Kaposi's sarcoma in Vaud and Neuchatel, Switzerland, 1978-2002
    Fabio Levi
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit and Cancer Registry of Vaud, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, CHUV Falaises 1, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer 40:1630-3. 2004
    ..The declines in KS confirm that earlier anti-retroviral therapies (HAART) had already reduced the risk of KS, and the newest highly active anti-retroviral therapies have further contributed to the decline of KS in recent years...
  48. ncbi request reprint Skin cancer in survivors of childhood and adolescent cancer
    Fabio Levi
    Unité d épidémiologie du cancer, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Bugnon 17, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer 42:656-9. 2006
    ..All the BCC were located within the radiation field, thus indicating that ionizing radiation is the key aetiological factor, even in the absence of any meaningful interaction with UV...
  49. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic cancer mortality in Europe: the leveling of an epidemic
    Fabio Levi
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit and Cancer Registries of Vaud and Neuchâtel, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, CHUV Falaises 1, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Pancreas 27:139-42. 2003
    ..This is partly or largely attributable to the decline in smoking, at least in men, but other factors, including mainly nutrition and diet, may also have played some role on these trends...
  50. pmc Food groups and colorectal cancer risk
    F Levi
    Registre Vaudois des Tumeurs, , Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Br J Cancer 79:1283-7. 1999
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Second neoplasms after oesophageal cancer
    Fabio Levi
    Unité d épidémiologie du cancer, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Universite de Lausanne, Bugnon 17, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Cancer 121:694-7. 2007
    ..The absence of rise in incidence with age is also compatible with the existence of a subset of the population of susceptible individuals...
  52. ncbi request reprint High constant incidence rates of second cutaneous melanomas
    Fabio Levi
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit and Cancer Registry of Vaud, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Cancer 117:877-9. 2005
    ..The high constant incidence curve of second CMM is compatible with the occurrence of a single mutational event in a population of susceptible individuals...
  53. ncbi request reprint Thyroid cancer in Vaud, Switzerland: an update
    Fabio Levi
    Unité d épidémiologie du cancer, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Thyroid 12:163-8. 2002
    ..lt; 45 years) and undifferentiated histotype (HR = 3.5 vs. papillary) on the long-term prognosis of thyroid cancer, and showed no consistent evidence of appreciably improved prognosis over more recent calendar periods...
  54. doi request reprint High constant incidence of second primary colorectal cancer
    Fabio Levi
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit and Registre Vaudois des Tumeurs, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Lausanne University Hospital, Biopôle 2, Route de la Corniche 10, Lausanne, Switzerland Registre Neuchâtelois des Tumeurs, Av des Cadolles 7, Neuchatel, Switzerland
    Int J Cancer 132:1679-82. 2013
    ..This age pattern is consistent with the existence of a single mutational event in a population of highly susceptible individuals...
  55. ncbi request reprint Trends in cancer mortality in Switzerland, 1980-2001
    Fabio Levi
    Unité d épidémiologie du cancer, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:1-9. 2006
    ..Steady declines were observed for leukaemias, Hodgkin's disease and testicular cancer, namely, the neoplasms most influenced by therapeutic improvements, while trends in lymphomas and myeloma showed no clear pattern...
  56. doi request reprint Second neoplasms after invasive and borderline ovarian cancer
    Fabio Levi
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit and Cancer Registry of Vaud, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, University Hospital of Vaud and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer Prev 18:216-9. 2009
    ..93). The present record linkage cohort study shows an excess risk for selected synchronous neoplasms in women diagnosed with both borderline and invasive ovarian cancer, likely because of shared genetic and perhaps environmental factors...
  57. ncbi request reprint [Cancer epidemiology and trends in Switzerland]
    Fabio Levi
    Unité d épidémiologie du cancer et Registre vaudois des tumeurs, Institut de médecine sociale et préventive IUMSP, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois et Universite de Lausanne, CHUV Falaises 1, 1011 Lausanne, Suisse
    Bull Cancer 94:775-80. 2007
    ..Trends are discussed in the perspective of the European Commission's target of a 15% reduction in total cancer mortality between 2000 and 2015...
  58. ncbi request reprint Trends in lung cancer among young European women: the rising epidemic in France and Spain
    Fabio Levi
    Unité d épidemiologie du cancer et Registres vaudois et neuchâtelois des tumeurs, Institut de médecine sociale et préventive IUMSP, Universite de Lausanne, Bugnon 17, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Cancer 121:462-5. 2007
    ..0/100,000 in Spain and 7.7 in France to approach 20/100,000 within the next 2-3 decades. Urgent interventions for smoking cessation in women are therefore required...
  59. doi request reprint The changing pattern of kidney cancer incidence and mortality in Europe
    Fabio Levi
    Unité d épidemiologie du cancer et Registres des tumeurs de Vaud et Neuchâtel, Institut de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois et Universite de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BJU Int 101:949-58. 2008
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Continuing declines in cancer mortality in the European Union
    F Levi
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit and Cancer Registries of Vaud and Neuchâtel, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, CHUV Falaises 1, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Oncol 18:593-5. 2007
    ..Available cancer mortality data in Europe up to 2002 allow a first check of the forecast of further declines in cancer mortality...
  61. ncbi request reprint Cancer mortality in Europe, 1995-1999, and an overview of trends since 1960
    Fabio Levi
    Unité d Epidémiologie du Cancer and Registres Vaudois et Neuchâtelois des Tumeurs, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Cancer 110:155-69. 2004
    ..Supplementary material for this article can be found on the International Journal of Cancer website at http://www.interscience.wiley.com/jpages/0020-7136/suppmat/index.html..
  62. ncbi request reprint [Participation in Swiss mammography screening programmes: key role of physicians]
    J L Bulliard
    Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Lausanne
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 94:1381-7. 2005
    ..For strategies aimed at improving the impact of organised cancer screening programmes, understanding and quantification of determinants of (re)attendance are key elements to consider...
  63. ncbi request reprint Patterns of large bowel cancer by subsite, age, sex and marital status
    F Levi
    Registre Vaudois des Tumeurs, CHUV Falaises 1, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Tumori 77:246-51. 1991
    ..Even more substantial are the differences with anal cancer, which should be linked to its venereal correlates...
  64. pmc Non-Hodgkin's lymphomas, chronic lymphocytic leukaemias and skin cancers
    F Levi
    Registre Vaudois des Tumeurs, , Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Br J Cancer 74:1847-50. 1996
    ..This may be related to shared aetiological factors such as U.V. radiation and associated immunosuppression. Individual-based data on the relationship between U.V. exposure and lymphoid neoplasms are needed to clarify the issue...
  65. pmc Epidemiology of carcinoid neoplasms in Vaud, Switzerland, 1974-97
    F Levi
    Registre Vaudois des Tumeurs, , Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois CHUV, Chemin des Falaises 1, Lausanne, 1011, Switzerland
    Br J Cancer 83:952-5. 2000
    ..6/10(6)in 1974-85 to 28. 2/10(6)in 1986-97, more so among males and malignant neoplasms. Lung was the commonest site for malignant and large intestine for benign carcinoids. Sixty-eight (16%) carcinoids had another neoplasm...
  66. doi request reprint Effectiveness of organised versus opportunistic mammography screening
    J L Bulliard
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Oncol 20:1199-202. 2009
    ..Detailed comparison of effectiveness between organised and opportunistic mammography screening operating in the same country has seldom been carried out...
  67. ncbi request reprint Invasive breast cancer following ductal and lobular carcinoma in situ of the breast
    Fabio Levi
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit and Cancer Registries of Vaud and Neuchâtel, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Cancer 116:820-3. 2005
    ..This is compatible with the occurrence of a single mutational event in a population of susceptible women...
  68. ncbi request reprint [The 2003 "Solmobile" prevention campaign for skin cancers of the Swiss League against Cancer: results and stakes]
    Jean Luc Bulliard
    Unité d épidémiologie du cancer, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse Romande 124:237-40. 2004
    ..Limitations and prospects of this type of preventive campaigns are briefly discussed...
  69. ncbi request reprint Resveratrol and breast cancer risk
    F Levi
    Unité d épidémiologie du cancer, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Bugnon 17, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer Prev 14:139-42. 2005
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Profile of women not attending in the Swiss Mammography Screening Pilot Programme
    J L Bulliard
    Unité d épidémiologie du cancer, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Rue du Bugnon 17, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Breast 13:284-9. 2004
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Declining mortality from kidney cancer in Europe
    F Levi
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Cancer Registries of Vaud and Neuchatel, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Oncol 15:1130-5. 2004
    ..Tobacco, however, cannot account for the recent trends registered in women...
  72. pmc Incidence of invasive cancers following carcinoma in situ of the cervix
    F Levi
    , Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Br J Cancer 74:1321-3. 1996
    ..These findings are discussed in terms of increased surveillance and case ascertainment after CIS, and of potential shared risk factors (tobacco and/or viral infections)...
  73. ncbi request reprint Trends in cancer mortality at age 15 to 24 years in Europe
    F Levi
    Registre Vaudois des Tumeurs, and Unité d Epidémiologie du Cancer, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, CHUV Falaises 1, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer 39:2611-21. 2003
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint Reattendance in the Swiss mammography screening pilot programme
    J L Bulliard
    Unité d épidémiologie du cancer, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Rue du Bugnon 17, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Med Screen 11:59-64. 2004
    ..To explore the patterns and determinants of reattendance among initial attendees at an organised breast cancer screening programme...
  75. pmc Morphologic analysis of digestive cancers from the registry of Vaud, Switzerland
    F Levi
    Registre Vaudois des Tumeurs, , Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Br J Cancer 63:567-72. 1991
    ..These and several other indications emerging from careful examination of the data herein presented underline the interest of morphological analyses of digestive tract cancers...
  76. ncbi request reprint Results from the Swiss mammography screening pilot programme
    J L Bulliard
    Unité d épidémiologie du cancer, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Rue du Bugnon 17, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer 39:1761-9. 2003
    ....
  77. pmc Trends of skin cancer in the Canton of Vaud, 1976-92
    F Levi
    , Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Br J Cancer 72:1047-53. 1995
    ..A female excess of CMM incidence seemed to have disappeared since 1981-86. The increase in skin cancer incidence thus continued in this population up to the late 1980s, with a plateau only after 1990...
  78. pmc Cancer risk after radiotherapy for breast cancer
    F Levi
    Unité d épidémiologie du cancer, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Bugnon 17, 1005, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Br J Cancer 95:390-2. 2006
    ..The appreciable excess risk of subsequent neoplasms after RT for breast cancer must be weighed against the approximately 5% reduction of breast cancer mortality at 15 years after RT...
  79. ncbi request reprint Cancer survival from the incident cases of the Registry of Vaud, Switzerland
    F Levi
    Cancer Registry of the Canton Vaud, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Tumori 75:83-9. 1989
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of esophageal cancer after breast cancer
    F Levi
    Unité d épidémiologie du cancer, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Bugnon 17, 1005 Lausanne
    Ann Oncol 16:1829-31. 2005
    ..Adjuvant radiation therapy for breast cancer has been related to excess esophageal cancer risk, but population-based data are scanty...
  81. ncbi request reprint Descriptive epidemiology of adenocarcinomas of the cardia and distal stomach in the Swiss Canton of Vaud
    F Levi
    Registre Vaudois des Tumeurs, , Lausanne, Switzerland
    Tumori 76:167-71. 1990
    ..This may have relevant etiological correlates, particularly since carcinoma of the cardia appears to share important epidemiologic features with esophageal cancer...
  82. pmc Selected physical activities and the risk of endometrial cancer
    F Levi
    Registre Vaudois des Tumeurs, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Br J Cancer 67:846-51. 1993
    ....
  83. pmc Borderline ovarian tumours in Vaud, Switzerland: incidence, survival and second neoplasms
    F Levi
    Registre Vaudois des Tumeurs, , Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Br J Cancer 79:4-6. 1999
    ..3 expected, and there was a significant excess of invasive ovarian cancers (four observed, including three synchronous, compared with 0.4 expected)...
  84. ncbi request reprint Selected micronutrients and colorectal cancer. a case-control study from the canton of Vaud, Switzerland
    F Levi
    Unité d épidémiologie du cancer, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Bugnon 17, 1005, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer 36:2115-9. 2000
    ..These findings were consistent across the strata of gender and age, and support the hypothesis that selected micronutrients have a favourable effect on colorectal carcinogenesis...
  85. ncbi request reprint Detailed site distribution of melanoma and sunlight exposure: aetiological patterns from a Swiss series
    J L Bulliard
    Unité d épidémiologie du cancer, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Rue du Bugnon 17, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Oncol 18:789-94. 2007
    ..The relation between detailed cutaneous distribution of melanoma and indicators of sun exposure patterns has scantily been explored in moderately sun-sensitive populations...
  86. pmc Trends in lip cancer incidence in Vaud, Switzerland
    F Levi
    , Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Br J Cancer 68:1012-3. 1993
    ..These trends were apparently not due to changes in registration or classification criteria in the study period and are discussed in terms of decreased occupational exposure to ultraviolet light, and reduced pipe and cigar smoking...
  87. pmc Multiple primary cancers in the Vaud Cancer Registry, Switzerland, 1974-89
    F Levi
    , Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Br J Cancer 67:391-5. 1993
    ..7 for males, 2.5 for females), and a significant excess was registered for lung in males and non-melanomatous skin cancers in both sexes.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 400 WORDS)..
  88. ncbi request reprint Diverging trends in breast cancer mortality within Switzerland
    J L Bulliard
    Unité d épidémiologie du cancer, Institut Universitaire de Medecine Sociale et Preventive, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Oncol 17:57-9. 2006
    ..Substantial regional heterogeneity in the provision of cancer prevention and management services results from the decentralised Swiss healthcare system...
  89. pmc Hodgkin's disease mortality in Europe
    C La Vecchia
    , Lausanne, Switzerland
    Br J Cancer 64:723-34. 1991
    ..This stresses the importance and urgency of improving the availability of currently defined knowledge and resources for treatment of Hodgkin's disease in Eastern Europe...
  90. ncbi request reprint A pooled analysis of case-control studies of thyroid cancer. VII. Cruciferous and other vegetables (International)
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 13:765-75. 2002
    ..To investigate the association between cruciferous and other vegetables and thyroid cancer risk we systematically reanalyzed the original data from 11 case-control studies conducted in the US, Asia, and Europe...
  91. ncbi request reprint Increase in lobular breast cancer incidence in Switzerland
    Fabio Levi
    Int J Cancer 107:164-5; author reply 166. 2003
  92. ncbi request reprint Micronutrients and laryngeal cancer risk in Italy and Switzerland: a case-control study
    Ettore Bidoli
    Servizio di Epidemiologia, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 14:477-84. 2003
    ..To investigate the relation between various micronutrients and laryngeal cancer risk...
  93. ncbi request reprint Declining mortality from bladder cancer in Europe
    Jacques Ferlay
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon Cedex, France
    BJU Int 101:11-9. 2008
    ....
  94. ncbi request reprint Trends in oesophageal cancer incidence and mortality in Europe
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via La Masa l9, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 122:1118-29. 2008
    ..Changes in smoking habits and alcohol drinking for men, and perhaps nutrition, diet and physical activity for both sexes, can partly or largely explain these trends...
  95. ncbi request reprint Family history and the risk of oral and pharyngeal cancer
    Werner Garavello
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 122:1827-31. 2008
    ..6 for current smokers, heavy drinkers with family history. History of oral and pharyngeal cancer and laryngeal cancer is a strong determinant of oral and pharyngeal cancer risk, independent from tobacco and alcohol...
  96. ncbi request reprint Non-Hodgkin lymphoma incidence in the Swiss HIV Cohort Study before and after highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Jerry Polesel
    Epidemiology and Biostatics Unit, Aviano Cancer Center, Aviano, Italy
    AIDS 22:301-6. 2008
    ..To assess the long-term effect of HAART on non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) incidence in people with HIV (PHIV)...
  97. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer in Europe: the levelling of an epidemic
    Carlo La Vecchia
    Eur J Public Health 13:1-2. 2003
  98. doi request reprint Left-sided excess in the laterality of cutaneous melanoma
    Jean Luc Bulliard
    Arch Dermatol 144:556-8. 2008
  99. ncbi request reprint n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid intake and cancer risk in Italy and Switzerland
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 105:113-6. 2003
    ..85 for ovarian cancer. All the estimates were statistically significant, excluding that for rectal cancer, and consistent across strata of age and gender. These results suggest that n-3 PUFAs decrease the risk of several cancers...
  100. doi request reprint Trends in mortality from hepatocellular carcinoma in Europe, 1980-2004
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Hepatology 48:137-45. 2008
    ..8), and Spain (1.5) and lowest in Greece, Ireland, and Sweden (0.3). In most countries, trends at age 45-59 years were consistent with overall ones, whereas they were more favorable at age 20-44 years in both sexes...
  101. ncbi request reprint Second primary cancers in laryngeal cancer patients
    Fabio Levi
    Eur J Cancer 39:265-7. 2003