Dimitrios Trichopoulos

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Parental family structure, Helicobacter pylori, and gastric adenocarcinoma
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    PLoS Med 4:e25. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Anthropometric characteristics and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and multiple myeloma risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Julie A Britton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College London, Room 151, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place W2 1PG, London, UK
    Haematologica 93:1666-77. 2008
  3. pmc Flavonoid intake and breast cancer risk: a case--control study in Greece
    J Peterson
    Schools of Nutrition and Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Br J Cancer 89:1255-9. 2003
  4. pmc Neonatal growth and breast cancer risk in adulthood
    P Lagiou
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Br J Cancer 99:1544-8. 2008
  5. pmc Conformity to traditional Mediterranean diet and cancer incidence: the Greek EPIC cohort
    V Benetou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Street, Athens 115 27, Greece
    Br J Cancer 99:191-5. 2008
  6. pmc Insulin-like growth factor levels in cord blood, birth weight and breast cancer risk
    P Lagiou
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Br J Cancer 100:1794-8. 2009
  7. pmc Adiposity, hormone replacement therapy use and breast cancer risk by age and hormone receptor status: a large prospective cohort study
    Rebecca Ritte
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Im Neuenheimer Feld TP4, Heidelberg, 69120, Germany
    Breast Cancer Res 14:R76. 2012
  8. pmc Meat consumption and mortality--results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Med 11:63. 2013
  9. pmc A comprehensive analysis of the androgen receptor gene and risk of breast cancer: results from the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)
    David G Cox
    Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Epidemiology Department, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 8:R54. 2006
  10. pmc Genetic polymorphisms of the GNRH1 and GNRHR genes and risk of breast cancer in the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)
    Federico Canzian
    German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Cancer 9:257. 2009

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Publications125 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Parental family structure, Helicobacter pylori, and gastric adenocarcinoma
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    PLoS Med 4:e25. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Anthropometric characteristics and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and multiple myeloma risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Julie A Britton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College London, Room 151, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place W2 1PG, London, UK
    Haematologica 93:1666-77. 2008
    ..It has been hypothesized that this may be due, in part, to the parallel rising prevalence of obesity. It is biologically plausible that anthropometric characteristics can infuence the risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and multiple myeloma...
  3. pmc Flavonoid intake and breast cancer risk: a case--control study in Greece
    J Peterson
    Schools of Nutrition and Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Br J Cancer 89:1255-9. 2003
    ..After controlling for dietary confounding, there was no association of breast cancer risk with flavanones, flavan-3-ols, flavonols, anthocyanidins or isoflavones...
  4. pmc Neonatal growth and breast cancer risk in adulthood
    P Lagiou
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Br J Cancer 99:1544-8. 2008
    ....
  5. pmc Conformity to traditional Mediterranean diet and cancer incidence: the Greek EPIC cohort
    V Benetou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Street, Athens 115 27, Greece
    Br J Cancer 99:191-5. 2008
    ..This inverse association with MD adherence was considerably stronger than that predicted on the basis of the associations of the individual components of this diet and points to the value of analysing dietary patterns in cancer studies...
  6. pmc Insulin-like growth factor levels in cord blood, birth weight and breast cancer risk
    P Lagiou
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Br J Cancer 100:1794-8. 2009
    ..The documentation of higher cord blood levels of IGF-1, a principal growth hormone that does not cross the placenta, among Caucasian than in Asian newborns is concordant with breast cancer incidence in these populations...
  7. pmc Adiposity, hormone replacement therapy use and breast cancer risk by age and hormone receptor status: a large prospective cohort study
    Rebecca Ritte
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Im Neuenheimer Feld TP4, Heidelberg, 69120, Germany
    Breast Cancer Res 14:R76. 2012
    ....
  8. pmc Meat consumption and mortality--results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Med 11:63. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association of red meat, processed meat, and poultry consumption with the risk of early death in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...
  9. pmc A comprehensive analysis of the androgen receptor gene and risk of breast cancer: results from the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)
    David G Cox
    Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Epidemiology Department, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 8:R54. 2006
    ..Here, we report on the results of a large and comprehensive study of the association between genetic variation in the AR gene and risk of breast cancer in the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)...
  10. pmc Genetic polymorphisms of the GNRH1 and GNRHR genes and risk of breast cancer in the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)
    Federico Canzian
    German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Cancer 9:257. 2009
    ..We studied the association between breast cancer risk and polymorphisms in genes that code for GNRH1 and its receptor (GNRHR) in the large National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (NCI-BPC3)...
  11. doi request reprint Brian MacMahon (1923-2007): founder of modern epidemiology
    D Trichopoulos
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:329-37. 2008
    ..He made major scientific contributions, received several distinguished prizes and awards, and continued to publish insightful papers until the very end. Brian MacMahon was the first editor-in-chief of Cancer Causes and Control...
  12. pmc Towards an integrated model for breast cancer etiology: the crucial role of the number of mammary tissue-specific stem cells
    Dimitrios Trichopoulos
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 7:13-7. 2005
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  13. ncbi request reprint Early life events and conditions and breast cancer risk: from epidemiology to etiology
    Dimitrios Trichopoulos
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 122:481-5. 2008
    ..This perspective accommodates much of what is known about the epidemiology and natural history of breast cancer and highlights the role of early life in the origin of this cancer...
  14. ncbi request reprint Mediterranean diet and overall mortality differences in the European Union
    Dimitrios Trichopoulos
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    Public Health Nutr 7:949-51. 2004
    ..To assess whether the Mediterranean diet contributes to overall mortality differences and trends between Mediterranean and non-Mediterranean European Union (EU) countries...
  15. pmc Anatomy of health effects of Mediterranean diet: Greek EPIC prospective cohort study
    Antonia Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens, Medical School, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    BMJ 338:b2337. 2009
    ..To investigate the relative importance of the individual components of the Mediterranean diet in generating the inverse association of increased adherence to this diet and overall mortality...
  16. pmc Hepatocellular carcinoma risk factors and disease burden in a European cohort: a nested case-control study
    Dimitrios Trichopoulos
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:1686-95. 2011
    ..To date, no attempt has been made to systematically determine the apportionment of the hepatocellular carcinoma burden in Europe or North America among established risk factors...
  17. pmc Intrauterine environment, mammary gland mass and breast cancer risk
    Dimitrios Trichopoulos
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 5:42-4. 2003
    ..A simple integrated etiological model for breast cancer is presented and it is indicated that the model accommodates most epidemiological aspects of breast cancer occurrence and natural history...
  18. pmc Estrogen alpha and progesterone receptor expression in the normal mammary epithelium in relation to breast cancer risk
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School, and First Department of Surgery, Elena Venizelou Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int J Cancer 124:440-2. 2009
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  19. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and survival of older Europeans: the EPIC-Elderly Study (European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition)
    Christina Bamia
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens, Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Street, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Public Health Nutr 10:590-8. 2007
    ..To investigate the association of a posteriori dietary patterns with overall survival of older Europeans...
  20. ncbi request reprint Mediterranean diet in relation to body mass index and waist-to-hip ratio: the Greek European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition Study
    Antonia Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:935-40. 2005
    ..Adherence to a Mediterranean diet has been reported to increase longevity, but concerns have been expressed that such a diet may promote overweight and obesity...
  21. ncbi request reprint Eating out of home and its correlates in 10 European countries. The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study
    Philippos Orfanos
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Street, Athens 11527, Greece
    Public Health Nutr 10:1515-25. 2007
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Diet during pregnancy and levels of maternal pregnancy hormones in relation to the risk of breast cancer in the offspring
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:20-6. 2006
    ..This advice does not contradict current dietary advice on prudent diet during pregnancy and throughout life...
  23. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin and breast cancer risk
    Christos Mantzoros
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:1102-7. 2004
    ..Future studies are needed to prove causality and provide further insights into both the mechanisms underlying the actions of this hormone and its potential role in breast cancer...
  24. ncbi request reprint Serum adiponectin concentrations in relation to maternal and perinatal characteristics in newborns
    Christos Mantzoros
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Eur J Endocrinol 151:741-6. 2004
    ..To assess serum adiponectin levels of neonates in relation to ponderal index and birth length with and without adjustment for potential confounding factors including maternal factors and perinatal characteristics...
  25. pmc A large study of androgen receptor germline variants and their relation to sex hormone levels and prostate cancer risk. Results from the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium
    Sara Lindstrom
    Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:E121-7. 2010
    ..A long-standing hypothesis has been that inherited variation in the androgen receptor (AR) gene plays a role in prostate cancer initiation. However, studies to date have been inconclusive and often suffered from small sample sizes...
  26. pmc Variant ABO blood group alleles, secretor status, and risk of pancreatic cancer: results from the pancreatic cancer cohort consortium
    Brian M Wolpin
    Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:3140-9. 2010
    ..We hypothesized: 1) A(1) allele would confer greater risk than A(2) allele, 2) protective effect of the O allele would be equivalent for O01 and O02 variants, 3) secretor phenotype would modify the association with risk...
  27. ncbi request reprint Olive oil, the Mediterranean diet, and arterial blood pressure: the Greek European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study
    Theodora Psaltopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1012-8. 2004
    ..Diet has been reported to influence arterial blood pressure, and evidence indicates that the Mediterranean diet reduces cardiovascular mortality...
  28. ncbi request reprint Occupational physical activity in relation with prostate cancer and benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Areti Lagiou
    Faculty of Health Professions, Athens Technological Institute, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:336-9. 2008
    ..Given the high frequency of occurrence of the examined conditions in the male population and our limited knowledge about other modifiable risk factors, preventive measures may have to focus on increasing physical activity...
  29. doi request reprint Vegetables and fruits in relation to cancer risk: evidence from the Greek EPIC cohort study
    Vassiliki Benetou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Street, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:387-92. 2008
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Birth weight and mammographic density among postmenopausal women in Sweden
    Rulla M Tamimi
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Cancer 126:985-91. 2010
    ..These results indicate that adult breast density, a powerful predictor of breast cancer risk, has intrauterine roots, as reflected in birth size...
  31. doi request reprint Birth weight, breast cancer susceptibility loci, and breast cancer risk
    Rulla M Tamimi
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:689-96. 2010
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Associations of placental weight with maternal and cord blood hormones
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Ann Epidemiol 23:669-73. 2013
    ..We evaluated the associations of maternal and cord blood hormones with placental weight in normal pregnancies...
  33. ncbi request reprint Maternal height, pregnancy estriol and birth weight in reference to breast cancer risk in Boston and Shanghai
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Int J Cancer 117:494-8. 2005
    ....
  34. pmc Common genetic variants in prostate cancer risk prediction--results from the NCI Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)
    Sara Lindstrom
    Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:437-44. 2012
    ..In this study, we evaluated the discriminative and predictive ability for prostate cancer risk models incorporating 25 common prostate cancer genetic markers, family history of prostate cancer, and age...
  35. pmc Replication of five prostate cancer loci identified in an Asian population--results from the NCI Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)
    Sara Lindstrom
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:212-6. 2012
    ..In this study, we attempt to replicate these five loci in a series of nested prostate cancer case-control studies of European ancestry...
  36. ncbi request reprint Neonatal leptin levels are strongly associated with female gender, birth length, IGF-I levels and formula feeding
    Eleni Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 62:366-71. 2005
    ..To explore whether leptin levels are regulated by breastfeeding vs. formula feeding...
  37. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns among older Europeans: the EPIC-Elderly study
    Christina Bamia
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, M Asias 75, Athens 11527, Greece
    Br J Nutr 94:100-13. 2005
    ..Our study contributes to the identification of groups of elderly who are likely to have different prospects for long-term disease occurrence and survival...
  38. doi request reprint Energy intake during pregnancy in relation to offspring gender by maternal height
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 26:39-44. 2011
    ....
  39. pmc Genome-wide association study of survival in patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    Chen Wu
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Gut 63:152-60. 2014
    ..We conducted a two-stage genome-wide association study (GWAS) to identify germline variants associated with survival in patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma...
  40. ncbi request reprint Levels and correlates of alpha-fetoprotein in normal pregnancies among Caucasian and Chinese women
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Goudi, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Cancer Prev 16:178-83. 2007
    ..39 to -0.05). In normal pregnancies, maternal alpha-fetoprotein is inversely related to prepregnancy body mass index and appears to have a physiologic role on duration of gestation rather than on birth weight...
  41. ncbi request reprint Mediterranean dietary pattern and mortality among young women: a cohort study in Sweden
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Greece
    Br J Nutr 96:384-92. 2006
    ..The findings of the present study in a northern European population of young women indicate that closer adherence to a Mediterranean dietary pattern reduces mortality even among young persons...
  42. ncbi request reprint Mediterranean diet and CHD: the Greek European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition cohort
    Vardis Dilis
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, WHO Collaborating Center for Food and Nutrition Policies, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Br J Nutr 108:699-709. 2012
    ..The MD, as an integral entity, is inversely associated with CHD incidence and, particularly, mortality...
  43. ncbi request reprint Are mammotropic hormones mainly permissive for the development of breast cancer?
    Dimitrios Trichopoulos
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Cancer 118:2863-5. 2006
    ..A corollary is that studies of mammotropic hormones in relation to breast cancer risk may also need to focus on the lower end of the distributions of these growth-enhancing hormones...
  44. ncbi request reprint Genetic predisposition, nongenetic risk factors, and coronary infarct
    Antonia Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Arch Intern Med 168:891-6. 2008
    ..Using a genetic predisposition score (GPS), additively integrating the associations of 11 polymorphisms with coronary heart disease (CHD), we examined the consequences of the joint presence of a high GPS and nongenetic CHD risk factors...
  45. doi request reprint Diet and expression of estrogen alpha and progesterone receptors in malignant mammary tissue
    Areti Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Athens Medical School, Goudi, Athens, Greece
    Nutr Cancer 63:65-72. 2011
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Birthweight differences between USA and China and their relevance to breast cancer aetiology
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    Int J Epidemiol 32:193-8. 2003
    ..There has been renewed interest about determinants of birth size following the propagation of hypotheses that birth size parameters may have long-term consequences on the occurrence of common diseases in adulthood, including breast cancer...
  47. doi request reprint Dietary and lifestyle variables in relation to incidence of Parkinson's disease in Greece
    Andreas Kyrozis
    1st Department of Neurology, Eginition Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, 74 Vas Sofias Avenue, 11528 Athens, Greece
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:67-77. 2013
    ..Concerning other dietary components, inverse association was found between polyunsaturated fat intake and incident PD. Also, inverse association was found with tobacco smoking, in line with previous studies, but not with caffeine...
  48. doi request reprint Mediterranean diet and colorectal cancer risk: results from a European cohort
    Christina Bamia
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, WHO Collaborating Center for Food and Nutrition Policies, University of Athens Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias St, Goudi, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:317-28. 2013
    ..These findings suggest that following a Mediterranean diet may have a modest beneficial effect on CRC risk...
  49. pmc Eighteen insulin-like growth factor pathway genes, circulating levels of IGF-I and its binding protein, and risk of prostate and breast cancer
    Fangyi Gu
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2877-87. 2010
    ..Heritable factors explain up to 60% of the variation in IGF-I and IGFBP-3 in studies of adult twins...
  50. doi request reprint Mediterranean diet and upper aerodigestive tract cancer: the Greek segment of the Alcohol-Related Cancers and Genetic Susceptibility in Europe study
    Evangelia Samoli
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Street, Goudi, GR 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Br J Nutr 104:1369-74. 2010
    ..Adherence to the traditional Mediterranean diet is associated with reduced risk of UADT cancers, and may explain the lower incidence of UADT cancers in Greece, in spite of the smoking and drinking habits of this population...
  51. ncbi request reprint Siesta in healthy adults and coronary mortality in the general population
    Androniki Naska
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Arch Intern Med 167:296-301. 2007
    ..We have undertaken an analysis based on a sizable cohort with a high frequency of napping and information on potentially confounding variables including reported comorbidity, physical activity, and diet...
  52. pmc Family history of cancer and risk of pancreatic cancer: a pooled analysis from the Pancreatic Cancer Cohort Consortium (PanScan)
    Eric J Jacobs
    Department of Epidemiology, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Cancer 127:1421-8. 2010
    ..47). Our results confirm a moderate sized association between a family history of pancreatic cancer and risk of pancreatic cancer and also provide evidence for an association with a family history of prostate cancer worth further study...
  53. ncbi request reprint Age at retirement and mortality in a general population sample: the Greek EPIC study
    Christina Bamia
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens, Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Am J Epidemiol 167:561-9. 2008
    ..Results indicate that early retirement may be a risk factor for all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in apparently healthy persons...
  54. pmc Haplotypes of the estrogen receptor beta gene and breast cancer risk
    David G Cox
    Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Epidemiology Department, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Cancer 122:387-92. 2008
    ..These data suggest that inherited variants in ESR2 (while possibly conferring a small increased risk of breast cancer) are not associated with appreciable (OR > 1.2) changes in breast cancer risk among Caucasian women...
  55. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for myelodysplastic syndromes: a case-control study in Greece
    Maria Dalamaga
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Cancer Causes Control 13:603-8. 2002
    ..The etiology of most cases of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) has not been elucidated. We have undertaken an investigation in Greece to determine the risk profile of adult de-novo MDS...
  56. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy estriol, estradiol, progesterone and prolactin in relation to birth weight and other birth size variables (United States)
    Lorelei A Mucci
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:311-8. 2003
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy hormones, pre-eclampsia, and implications for breast cancer risk in the offspring
    Rulla Tamimi
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:647-50. 2003
    ..Our findings indicate that progesterone may have a role in the late manifestation of pre-eclampsia pathology but are also compatible with the hypothesis that increases in progesterone represent an early compensatory mechanism...
  58. ncbi request reprint Diet in relation to endometrial cancer risk: a case-control study in Greece
    Eleni Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Nutr Cancer 44:16-22. 2002
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint The association of body mass index and waist circumference with blood pressure depends on age and gender: a study of 10,928 non-smoking adults in the Greek EPIC cohort
    Vassiliki Benetou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens, Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:803-9. 2004
    ..Associations are more evident with respect to SBP than DBP...
  60. ncbi request reprint Nutritional epidemiology of cancer: accomplishments and prospects
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    Proc Nutr Soc 61:217-22. 2002
    ..It is noted that, notwithstanding the substantial gaps in our scientific knowledge, preventive nutritional approaches can be envisaged and they are likely to be moderately successful...
  61. ncbi request reprint Flavonoid intake in relation to lung cancer risk: case-control study among women in Greece
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    Nutr Cancer 49:139-43. 2004
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Determinants and consequences of major insulin-like growth factor components among full-term healthy neonates
    Alkistis Skalkidou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Goudi, Athens, Greece
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:860-5. 2003
    ..These findings provide an insight into the processes involved in perinatal growth...
  63. pmc Gestational age and fetal growth in relation to maternal ovarian cancer risk in a Swedish cohort
    Lorelei A Mucci
    Channing Laboratory, Harvard Medical School Brigham and Women s Hospital, 181 Longwood Avenue, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1828-32. 2007
    ..Pregnancy influences subsequent maternal ovarian cancer risk. To date, there is limited evidence whether two characteristics of pregnancy, gestational age and birth weight, could modify risk...
  64. doi request reprint Flavonoid intake and liver cancer: a case-control study in Greece
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, 75 M Asias Street, Goudi 11527, Athens, Greece
    Cancer Causes Control 19:813-8. 2008
    ..We conclude that flavones may be inversely associated with HCC risk, irrespective of its dominant etiology (viral or non viral)...
  65. ncbi request reprint Mediterranean diet and survival among patients with coronary heart disease in Greece
    Antonia Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias St, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Arch Intern Med 165:929-35. 2005
    ..The Mediterranean diet has been hypothesized to reduce fatality among patients with coronary heart disease...
  66. pmc Residence in mountainous compared with lowland areas in relation to total and coronary mortality. A study in rural Greece
    Nikos Baibas
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Street, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:274-8. 2005
    ..To investigate the association of residence in mountainous or lowland areas with total and coronary mortality, in a cohort with 15 years of follow up...
  67. ncbi request reprint A prospective population based study of childhood injuries: the Velestino town study
    Eleni Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Eur J Public Health 15:9-14. 2005
    ..Our purpose is to estimate the incidence of identifiable unintentional childhood injuries of any type and severity, and to document risk factors of non-transient nature...
  68. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of pregravid oral contraceptive use in relation to fetal growth
    Lorelei A Mucci
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BJOG 111:989-95. 2004
    ..Whether pregravid oral contraceptives could affect subsequent pregnancies has not been adequately studied. The study objectives were to examine whether pregravid oral contraceptive use affects fetal growth and pregnancy hormone levels...
  69. pmc Diet and expression of estrogen alpha and progesterone receptors in the normal mammary gland
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School, 75 M Asias Street, Goudi 115 27, Greece
    Cancer Causes Control 20:601-7. 2009
    ..We investigated whether dietary intakes are associated with the expression of ER-alpha and PR receptors in the apparently normal, as opposed to pathological, mammary tissue...
  70. ncbi request reprint Sun exposure, birth weight, and childhood lymphomas: a case control study in Greece
    Eleni Th Petridou
    Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Athens University Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Str, Athens 11527, Greece
    Cancer Causes Control 18:1031-7. 2007
    ....
  71. pmc Nondense mammographic area and risk of breast cancer
    Andreas Pettersson
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 13:R100. 2011
    ..We investigated separately the absolute dense area and the absolute nondense area on mammograms in relation to breast cancer risk...
  72. pmc Modified Mediterranean diet and survival: EPIC-elderly prospective cohort study
    Antonia Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens 11527, Greece
    BMJ 330:991. 2005
    ..To examine whether adherence to the modified Mediterranean diet, in which unsaturates were substituted for monounsaturates, is associated with longer life expectancy among elderly Europeans...
  73. ncbi request reprint Micronutrient intake during pregnancy in relation to birth size
    Pagona Lagiou
    Dept of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Nutr 44:52-9. 2005
    ..There exists very little information on possible effects on birth size of micronutrient intakes at levels that are usually encountered among pregnant women in developed countries...
  74. ncbi request reprint Endometrial cancer and the IGF system: a case-control study in Greece
    Eleni Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Oncology 64:341-5. 2003
    ..We have undertaken a case-control study among Greek women to explore the relation of major components of the IGF system (IGF-I, IGF-II and IGF-binding protein 3, IGFBP-3) with endometrial cancer risk...
  75. doi request reprint Conformity to traditional Mediterranean diet and breast cancer risk in the Greek EPIC (European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition) cohort
    Antonia Trichopoulou
    WHO Collaborating Center for Food and Nutrition Policies, Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Athens, Greece
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:620-5. 2010
    ..No study, however, has evaluated the association of the traditional Mediterranean diet with breast cancer in a Mediterranean country...
  76. ncbi request reprint Leptin and body mass index in relation to endometrial cancer risk
    Eleni Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Goudi, Athens, Greece
    Ann Nutr Metab 46:147-51. 2002
    ..Because leptin is a hormone associated with obesity and reproduction, we attempted to examine whether there is a relationship between leptin and endometrial cancer...
  77. ncbi request reprint Adherence to a Mediterranean diet and survival in a Greek population
    Antonia Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    N Engl J Med 348:2599-608. 2003
    ..Adherence to a Mediterranean diet may improve longevity, but relevant data are limited...
  78. ncbi request reprint Comparison of age at first full-term pregnancy between women with breast cancer and women with benign breast diseases
    Areti Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Int J Cancer 107:817-21. 2003
    ..The finding is accentuated by the fact that women with benign breast diseases are already at a relatively high risk for breast cancer...
  79. ncbi request reprint Plasma C-reactive protein and risk of cancer: a prospective study from Greece
    Dimitrios Trichopoulos
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:381-4. 2006
    ..Inflammation is an important component of carcinogenesis but little research has been conducted on whether inflammation markers can be predictive of cancer risk in humans...
  80. ncbi request reprint Estimating the population burden of injuries: a comparison of household surveys and emergency department surveillance
    Eleni Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Epidemiology 15:428-32. 2004
    ..Injuries represent an important public health problem but their incidence is difficult to estimate...
  81. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of breast size and premenopausal breast cancer incidence
    Aaron S Kusano
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, and Obstetrics and Gynecology Epidemiology Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 118:2031-4. 2006
    ..Stratifying by BMI at age 18 at a cutoff point of 21 kg/m2 gave similar results. Larger bra cup size at a young age is associated with a higher incidence of premenopausal breast cancer, though this association is limited to leaner women...
  82. pmc Average energy intake among pregnant women carrying a boy compared with a girl
    Rulla M Tamimi
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMJ 326:1245-6. 2003
  83. ncbi request reprint Legislative measures and tobacco control in Europe
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    Prev Med 45:121-2. 2007
  84. ncbi request reprint The role of diet and specific micronutrients in the etiology of oral carcinoma
    Eleni Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Cancer 94:2981-8. 2002
    ..The authors undertook an epidemiologic study of oral carcinoma occurring in Greece, where tobacco smoking and alcohol consumption are common but the incidence of the disease is among the lowest reported in Europe...
  85. ncbi request reprint Dehydroepiandrosterone relations to dietary and lifestyle variables in a general population sample
    Antonia Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    Ann Nutr Metab 47:158-64. 2003
    ..There is, however, limited information concerning the role of lifestyle variables, including diet, on blood DHEA levels. We have undertaken a study of DHEA determinants in a general population sample of adult Greeks...
  86. ncbi request reprint Early life diet and the risk for adult breast cancer
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
    Nutr Cancer 56:158-61. 2006
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint Recent thymic emigrants and prognosis in T- and B-cell childhood hematopoietic malignancies
    Eleni Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Greece
    Int J Cancer 101:74-7. 2002
    ..These preliminary findings can be used as hypothesis-generating indications that should be confirmed in larger data sets...
  88. ncbi request reprint Causality in cancer epidemiology
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Goudi, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:565-74. 2005
    ..The review concludes with estimates of mortality from cancer around the world that can be attributed to specific factors under the light of the current scientific knowledge...
  89. ncbi request reprint Plasma adiponectin concentrations in relation to endometrial cancer: a case-control study in Greece
    Eleni Petridou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, Athens 115 27, Greece
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:993-7. 2003
    ..Future studies are needed to prove causality and provide insight on both the mechanism of action of this hormone and its potential role in endometrial cancer...
  90. ncbi request reprint Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy in relation to prolactin, estrogens, and progesterone: a prospective study
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Obstet Gynecol 101:639-44. 2003
    ..To assess pregnancy hormone levels in relation to nausea with or without vomiting...
  91. ncbi request reprint Plasma carotenoids, retinol, and tocopherols and the risk of prostate cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study
    Timothy J Key
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:672-81. 2007
    ..Previous studies suggest that high plasma concentrations of carotenoids, retinol, or tocopherols may reduce the risk of prostate cancer...
  92. ncbi request reprint CagA+ Helicobacter pylori infection and gastric cancer risk in the EPIC-EURGAST study
    Domenico Palli
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, CSPO, Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Florence, Italy
    Int J Cancer 120:859-67. 2007
    ..This association was limited to distal GC, while serologically defined SCAG was strongly associated with cardia GC, thus suggesting a divergent risk pattern for these 2 sites...
  93. ncbi request reprint Body size and breast cancer risk: findings from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer And Nutrition (EPIC)
    Petra H Lahmann
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbrucke, Germany
    Int J Cancer 111:762-71. 2004
    ..Among premenopausal women, weight and BMI showed nonsignificant inverse associations with breast cancer...
  94. pmc Placental weight and risk of invasive epithelial ovarian cancer with an early age of onset
    Sven Cnattingius
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2344-9. 2008
    ..Because pregnancy hormones are primarily produced by the placenta, placental weight may be an indirect marker of hormone exposure during pregnancy...
  95. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Mandy Schulz
    German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14458 Nuthetal, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2531-5. 2005
    ..The association between consumption of fruit and vegetables and risk of ovarian cancer is still unclear from a prospective point of view...
  96. ncbi request reprint Tobacco smoke and bladder cancer--in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Bine Kjøller Bjerregaard
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 119:2412-6. 2006
    ....
  97. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and lung cancer risk: updated information from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Jakob Linseisen
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 121:1103-14. 2007
    ..In addition to an overall inverse association with fruit intake, the results of this evaluation add evidence for a significant inverse association of vegetable consumption and lung cancer incidence in smokers...
  98. ncbi request reprint Oesophageal adenocarcinoma: a paradigm of mechanical carcinogenesis?
    Carlo La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 102:269-70. 2002
    ..Abdominal pressure is further accentuated mainly in men by the shift in Western male dressing towards the general use of belts...
  99. ncbi request reprint Genetic implications of bilateral breast cancer: a population based cohort study
    Mikael Hartman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet Oncol 6:377-82. 2005
    ..Women with breast cancer are at high risk of bilateral breast cancer. We aimed to assess the incidence of bilateral breast cancer in relation to age and time since diagnosis of first cancer...
  100. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and breast cancer risk: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Petra H Lahmann
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:36-42. 2007
    ..This study provides additional evidence for a protective effect of physical activity on breast cancer risk...
  101. ncbi request reprint CYP17 genetic variation and risk of breast and prostate cancer from the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)
    Veronica Wendy Setiawan
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2237-46. 2007
    ..Our findings do not support the hypothesis that common germ line variation in CYP17 makes a substantial contribution to postmenopausal breast or prostate cancer susceptibility...