Paolo Boffetta

Summary

Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Environment and cancer risk]
    Paolo Boffetta
    The Tisch Cancer Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Rev Prat 63:1122-5. 2013
  2. pmc Multiple Myeloma and lifetime occupation: results from the EPILYMPH study
    Carla Perrotta
    Medicina Familiar y Comunitaria, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Occup Med Toxicol 7:25. 2012
  3. pmc Diabetes, glucose control, glucose lowering medications, and cancer risk: a 10-year population-based historical cohort
    Rachel Dankner
    Unit for Cardiovascular Epidemiology, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, 52621, Israel
    BMC Cancer 12:364. 2012
  4. pmc A U-shaped relationship between haematocrit and mortality in a large prospective cohort study
    Paolo Boffetta
    Institute for Transitional Epidemiology and the Tisch Cancer Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 42:601-15. 2013
  5. doi request reprint The contribution of molecular epidemiology to the identification of human carcinogens: current status and future perspectives
    P Boffetta
    The Tisch Cancer Institute and Institute for Translational Epidemiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY 10029, USA
    Ann Oncol 24:901-8. 2013
  6. pmc Recommendations and proposed guidelines for assessing the cumulative evidence on joint effects of genes and environments on cancer occurrence in humans
    Paolo Boffetta
    Tisch Cancer Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 41:686-704. 2012
  7. pmc Body mass, tobacco smoking, alcohol drinking and risk of cancer of the small intestine--a pooled analysis of over 500,000 subjects in the Asia Cohort Consortium
    P Boffetta
    The Tisch Cancer Institute and Institute for Translational Epidemiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Ann Oncol 23:1894-8. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Atrazine and cancer: a review of the epidemiologic evidence
    Paolo Boffetta
    Tisch Cancer Institute and Institute for Translational Epidemiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Eur J Cancer Prev 22:169-80. 2013
  9. pmc Body mass index and diabetes in Asia: a cross-sectional pooled analysis of 900,000 individuals in the Asia cohort consortium
    Paolo Boffetta
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, The Tisch Cancer Institute, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e19930. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Fruit and vegetable intake and overall cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Paolo Boffetta
    The Tisch Cancer Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:529-37. 2010

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint [Environment and cancer risk]
    Paolo Boffetta
    The Tisch Cancer Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Rev Prat 63:1122-5. 2013
    ..Because of the involuntary nature of the exposure and the possibility to implement preventive measures, research into environmental cancer remains an important priority...
  2. pmc Multiple Myeloma and lifetime occupation: results from the EPILYMPH study
    Carla Perrotta
    Medicina Familiar y Comunitaria, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Occup Med Toxicol 7:25. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  3. pmc Diabetes, glucose control, glucose lowering medications, and cancer risk: a 10-year population-based historical cohort
    Rachel Dankner
    Unit for Cardiovascular Epidemiology, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, 52621, Israel
    BMC Cancer 12:364. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc A U-shaped relationship between haematocrit and mortality in a large prospective cohort study
    Paolo Boffetta
    Institute for Transitional Epidemiology and the Tisch Cancer Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 42:601-15. 2013
    ..We investigated the association between baseline HCT and mortality in a prospective cohort study of 49,983 adult subjects in Iran with a broad spectrum of HCT values...
  5. doi request reprint The contribution of molecular epidemiology to the identification of human carcinogens: current status and future perspectives
    P Boffetta
    The Tisch Cancer Institute and Institute for Translational Epidemiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY 10029, USA
    Ann Oncol 24:901-8. 2013
    ..Nevertheless, with the exception of biological agents, this contribution, in terms of providing sufficiently strong evidence as required by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) monographs, has been modest...
  6. pmc Recommendations and proposed guidelines for assessing the cumulative evidence on joint effects of genes and environments on cancer occurrence in humans
    Paolo Boffetta
    Tisch Cancer Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 41:686-704. 2012
    ..We finally apply the scheme to the interaction between NAT2 polymorphism and tobacco smoking in determining bladder cancer risk...
  7. pmc Body mass, tobacco smoking, alcohol drinking and risk of cancer of the small intestine--a pooled analysis of over 500,000 subjects in the Asia Cohort Consortium
    P Boffetta
    The Tisch Cancer Institute and Institute for Translational Epidemiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Ann Oncol 23:1894-8. 2012
    ..The evidence for a role of tobacco smoking, alcohol drinking, and body mass index (BMI) in the etiology of small intestine cancer is based mainly on case-control studies from Europe and United States...
  8. doi request reprint Atrazine and cancer: a review of the epidemiologic evidence
    Paolo Boffetta
    Tisch Cancer Institute and Institute for Translational Epidemiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Eur J Cancer Prev 22:169-80. 2013
    ..Atrazine appears to be a good candidate for a category of herbicides with a probable absence of cancer risk. Atrazine should be treated for regulatory and public health purposes as an agent unlikely to pose a cancer risk to humans...
  9. pmc Body mass index and diabetes in Asia: a cross-sectional pooled analysis of 900,000 individuals in the Asia cohort consortium
    Paolo Boffetta
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, The Tisch Cancer Institute, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e19930. 2011
    ..The shape of the association of overweight and obesity with diabetes risk and its overall impact have not been adequately studied in Asia...
  10. doi request reprint Fruit and vegetable intake and overall cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Paolo Boffetta
    The Tisch Cancer Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:529-37. 2010
    ..However, inconsistent results from many studies have not been able to conclusively establish an inverse association between fruit and vegetable intake and overall cancer risk...
  11. doi request reprint Association between body mass index and cardiovascular disease mortality in east Asians and south Asians: pooled analysis of prospective data from the Asia Cohort Consortium
    Yu Chen
    Department of Population Health, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    BMJ 347:f5446. 2013
    ..To evaluate the association between body mass index and mortality from overall cardiovascular disease and specific subtypes of cardiovascular disease in east and south Asians...
  12. doi request reprint Second-hand tobacco smoke in never smokers is a significant risk factor for coronary artery calcification
    David F Yankelevitz
    Department of Radiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY 10029, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 6:651-7. 2013
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint A cross-sectional study of cardiovascular disease and associated factors
    Farhad Islami
    Tisch Cancer Institute and Institute for Transitional Epidemiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, United States
    Ann Agric Environ Med 18:255-9. 2011
    ..Data on risk factors of CVD in this country are limited. The presented study investigated risk factors of self-reported CVD within the Polish- Norwegian Study (PONS)...
  14. pmc Smoking water-pipe, chewing nass and prevalence of heart disease: a cross-sectional analysis of baseline data from the Golestan Cohort Study, Iran
    Farhad Islami
    One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Heart 99:272-8. 2013
    ..Therefore, we investigated the association of smoking water-pipe and chewing nass (a mixture of tobacco, lime and ash) with prevalent HD...
  15. doi request reprint Determinants of gastroesophageal reflux disease, including hookah smoking and opium use- a cross-sectional analysis of 50,000 individuals
    Farhad Islami
    Digestive Oncology Research Center, Digestive Disease Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran The Tisch Cancer Institute and Institute for Transitional Epidemiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e89256. 2014
    ..We investigated the factors associated with different measures of GERD symptoms, including frequency, patient-perceived severity, and onset time...
  16. pmc Body mass index and risk of head and neck cancer in a pooled analysis of case-control studies in the International Head and Neck Cancer Epidemiology (INHANCE) Consortium
    Mia M Gaudet
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health and of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women s Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 39:1091-102. 2010
    ....
  17. pmc Cancer incidence in world trade center rescue and recovery workers, 2001-2008
    Samara Solan
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:699-704. 2013
    ..World Trade Center (WTC) rescue and recovery workers were exposed to a complex mix of pollutants and carcinogens...
  18. doi request reprint Cohorts and consortia conference: a summary report (Banff, Canada, June 17-19, 2009)
    Paolo Boffetta
    The Tisch Cancer Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:463-8. 2011
    ..An open forum to discuss the opportunities and challenges of large-scale cohorts and their consortia was held in June 2009 in Banff, Canada, and is summarized in this report...
  19. doi request reprint Errors in systematic reviews: an example of computed tomography screening for lung cancer
    Rowena Yip
    aInstitute for Translational Epidemiology bTisch Cancer Institute cDepartment of Radiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA dDepartment of Diagnostic Imaging, Cancer Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China eInternational Prevention Research Institute, Lyon, France
    Eur J Cancer Prev 23:43-8. 2014
    ..A process that allows for a thorough checking of data included in systematic reviews should be established. ..
  20. doi request reprint Assessment of lung-cancer mortality reduction from CT Screening
    Claudia I Henschke
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, United States Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, United States
    Lung Cancer 71:328-32. 2011
    ..CT screening has been shown to increase lung cancer curability and we now assess the corresponding reduction in lung cancer mortality...
  21. doi request reprint Persistence of multiple illnesses in World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers: a cohort study
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Divisions of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Lancet 378:888-97. 2011
    ..We report incidence and prevalence rates of physical and mental health disorders during the 9 years since the attacks, examine their associations with occupational exposures, and quantify physical and mental health comorbidities...
  22. doi request reprint Disentangling the effects of race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status of neighborhood in cancer stage distribution in New York City
    Farhad Islami
    The Tisch Cancer Institute and Institute for Transitional Epidemiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1057, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1069-78. 2013
    ..We aimed to investigate the association between stage of cancer at diagnosis with neighborhood of residence (as proxy for SES) and ethnicity/race, while controlling for each other, in selected areas of New York City (NYC)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Occupational cancer epidemiology
    Paolo Boffetta
    The Tisch Cancer Institute and Institute for Translational Epidemiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10028, USA
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 33:290-3. 2011
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint A framework for causal inference in occupational epidemiology
    Paolo Boffetta
    The Tisch Cancer Institute and Institute for Translational Epidemiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10028, USA
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 33:314-6. 2011
    ..While other approaches can be proposed, efforts to improve the quality and transparency of the process are helpful and represent a contribution to this essential component of occupational epidemiology research...
  25. pmc Tobacco smoking as a risk factor of bronchioloalveolar carcinoma of the lung: pooled analysis of seven case-control studies in the International Lung Cancer Consortium (ILCCO)
    Paolo Boffetta
    The Tisch Cancer Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:73-9. 2011
    ..This framework offered the opportunity to investigate the role of tobacco smoking in the development of bronchioloalveolar carcinoma (BAC), a rare form of lung cancer...