Paolo Boffetta

Summary

Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between occupational exposure to diesel exhaust and risk of pancreatic cancer: a systematic evaluation of available data
    Paolo Boffetta
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY, 10029, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 87:455-62. 2014
  2. pmc Estimating the asbestos-related lung cancer burden from mesothelioma mortality
    V McCormack
    Section of Environment and Radiation, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon 69008, France
    Br J Cancer 106:575-84. 2012
  3. pmc A case-control study of lung cancer nested in a cohort of European asphalt workers
    Ann Olsson
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1418-24. 2010
  4. pmc Mediterranean dietary pattern and cancer risk in the EPIC cohort
    E Couto
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Br J Cancer 104:1493-9. 2011
  5. pmc Xenobiotic metabolizing gene variants and renal cell cancer: a multicenter study
    Julia E Heck
    International Agency for Research on Cancer Lyon, France
    Front Oncol 2:16. 2012
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications88

  1. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between occupational exposure to diesel exhaust and risk of pancreatic cancer: a systematic evaluation of available data
    Paolo Boffetta
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY, 10029, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 87:455-62. 2014
    ..To review epidemiologic studies on risk of pancreatic cancer and occupational exposure to diesel exhaust...
  2. pmc Estimating the asbestos-related lung cancer burden from mesothelioma mortality
    V McCormack
    Section of Environment and Radiation, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon 69008, France
    Br J Cancer 106:575-84. 2012
    ..Quantifying the asbestos-related lung cancer burden is difficult in the presence of this disease's multiple causes. We explore two methods to estimate this burden using mesothelioma deaths as a proxy for asbestos exposure...
  3. pmc A case-control study of lung cancer nested in a cohort of European asphalt workers
    Ann Olsson
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1418-24. 2010
    ....
  4. pmc Mediterranean dietary pattern and cancer risk in the EPIC cohort
    E Couto
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Br J Cancer 104:1493-9. 2011
    ..Although several studies have investigated the association of the Mediterranean diet with overall mortality or risk of specific cancers, data on overall cancer risk are sparse...
  5. pmc Xenobiotic metabolizing gene variants and renal cell cancer: a multicenter study
    Julia E Heck
    International Agency for Research on Cancer Lyon, France
    Front Oncol 2:16. 2012
    ..After adjustment for multiple comparisons it did not remain significant. Neither NAT1 nor NAT2 slow acetylation was associated with disease. Conclusion: We observed no association between this pathway and renal cell cancer...
  6. 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...
  7. 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:..
  8. 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
    ....
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Inherited predisposition of lung cancer: a hierarchical modeling approach to DNA repair and cell cycle control pathways
    Rayjean J Hung
    IARC, 150 cours Albert Thomas, F 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2736-44. 2007
    ..In particular, further investigation of OGG1, MGMT, and CHEK2 focusing on the genetic regions where the present markers are located or the haplotype blocks tightly linked with these markers might be warranted...
  17. ncbi request reprint The association of sequence variants in DNA repair and cell cycle genes with cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract
    Janet Hall
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Carcinogenesis 28:665-71. 2007
    ..While some of these associations are consistent with previous studies, we cannot rule out the possibility of false-positive associations. The positive findings should be explored in another large-scale study on UADT cancers...
  18. ncbi request reprint Large-scale investigation of base excision repair genetic polymorphisms and lung cancer risk in a multicenter study
    Rayjean J Hung
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:567-76. 2005
    ..We examined associations among four well-characterized polymorphisms of BER genes (OGG1 Ser326Cys, XRCC1 Arg194Trp, XRCC1 Arg280His, and XRCC1 Arg399Gln) and lung cancer risk...
  19. doi request reprint Sequence variants of NAT1 and NAT2 and other xenometabolic genes and risk of lung and aerodigestive tract cancers in Central Europe
    James D McKay
    Association for International Cancer Research, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:141-7. 2008
    ..We therefore conclude that, of the genetic variation studied, NAT1 gene was the most likely candidate to influence the risk of developing a tobacco-related cancer...
  20. doi request reprint Dietary risk factors for hypopharyngeal cancer in India
    Julia E Heck
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Causes Control 19:1329-37. 2008
    ..The Indian subcontinent has among the highest rates of hypopharyngeal cancer worldwide. The purpose of this study was to examine the associations between the Indian diet and hypopharyngeal cancer...
  21. doi request reprint Indoor air pollution from solid fuels and risk of hypopharyngeal/laryngeal and lung cancers: a multicentric case-control study from India
    Amir Sapkota
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Epidemiol 37:321-8. 2008
    ..Although as much as 74% of the Indian population relies on solid fuels for cooking, very little information is available on cancer risk associated with these fuels in India...
  22. pmc A genome-wide association study of upper aerodigestive tract cancers conducted within the INHANCE consortium
    James D McKay
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon, France
    PLoS Genet 7:e1001333. 2011
    ..02). These results implicate two variants at 4q21 and 12q24 and further highlight three ADH variants in UADT cancer susceptibility...
  23. doi request reprint Occupational exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and lung cancer risk: a multicenter study in Europe
    Ann C Olsson
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    Occup Environ Med 67:98-103. 2010
    ..Lung cancer incidence in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) is among the highest in the world, and the role of occupational exposures has not been adequately studied in these countries...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cancer mortality among European asphalt workers: an international epidemiological study. II. Exposure to bitumen fume and other agents
    Paolo Boffetta
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Ind Med 43:28-39. 2003
    ..An increased risk of lung cancers among asphalt workers has been suggested in epidemiological studies based on large scale statistical analyses...
  25. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure to meat and risk of lymphoma: a multicenter case-control study from Europe
    Tina Moore
    Department of Lifestyle, Environment and Cancer, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 121:2761-6. 2007
    ..Occupational exposure to meat does not appear to represent an important risk factor of lymphoma, although an increased risk of specific types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma cannot be excluded...
  26. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle habits as prognostic factors in survival of laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer: a multicentric European study
    Rajesh P Dikshit
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 117:992-5. 2005
    ..Our results support the hypothesis that there is a role for dietary intervention to improve survival of laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer patients...
  27. pmc Occupational exposure to asbestos and man-made vitreous fibres and risk of lung cancer: a multicentre case-control study in Europe
    Rafael Carel
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Occup Environ Med 64:502-8. 2007
    ..To investigate the contribution of occupational exposure to asbestos and man-made vitreous fibres (MMVF) to lung cancer in high-risk populations in Europe...
  28. ncbi request reprint Exon 5 polymorphisms in the O6-alkylguanine DNA alkyltransferase gene and lung cancer risk in non-smokers exposed to second-hand smoke
    Catherine Cohet
    International Agency of Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:320-3. 2004
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer and occupation in nonsmokers: a multicenter case-control study in Europe
    Ariana Zeka
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Epidemiology 17:615-23. 2006
    ..Therefore, the present study aimed to investigate the association between lung cancer and occupation independent of smoking...
  30. doi request reprint Exposure to ultraviolet radiation and risk of malignant lymphoma and multiple myeloma--a multicentre European case-control study
    Paolo Boffetta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1080-94. 2008
    ..Three recent studies have reported a decreased risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) for high ultraviolet (UV) radiation exposure...
  31. ncbi request reprint Uncommon CHEK2 mis-sense variant and reduced risk of tobacco-related cancers: case control study
    Paul Brennan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon, France
    Hum Mol Genet 16:1794-801. 2007
    ..g. by forcing nearby stem cells to divide before they have repaired their own DNA damage from tobacco smoke). If so, reducing the rate of apoptosis by reducing CHEK2 activity could be protective-although not smoking would be far more so...
  32. ncbi request reprint Sequence variants in cell cycle control pathway, X-ray exposure, and lung cancer risk: a multicenter case-control study in Central Europe
    Rayjean J Hung
    IARC, Lyon, France
    Cancer Res 66:8280-6. 2006
    ..However, a definite conclusion can only be drawn on replication by different studies among individuals who are highly exposed to IR...
  33. ncbi request reprint Contribution of tobacco and alcohol to the high rates of squamous cell carcinoma of the supraglottis and glottis in Central Europe
    Mia Hashibe
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Epidemiol 165:814-20. 2007
    ..Preventive efforts to encourage current smokers to quit are likely to be the most effective way to reduce the incidence of laryngeal cancer in this region...
  34. pmc Association between a 15q25 gene variant, smoking quantity and tobacco-related cancers among 17 000 individuals
    Esther H Lips
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon, France
    Int J Epidemiol 39:563-77. 2010
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Esophageal cancer in Central and Eastern Europe: tobacco and alcohol
    Mia Hashibe
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 120:1518-22. 2007
    ..A synergistic interaction between tobacco and alcohol was observed for the risk of esophageal SCC, highlighting the importance of both factors for esophageal cancers in Central and Eastern Europe...
  36. pmc Hierarchical modeling identifies novel lung cancer susceptibility variants in inflammation pathways among 10,140 cases and 11,012 controls
    Darren R Brenner
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Hum Genet 132:579-89. 2013
    ..HM allows for prior knowledge such as from bioinformatic sources to be incorporated into the analysis systematically, and it represents a complementary analytical approach to the conventional GWAS analysis...
  37. ncbi request reprint Cancer mortality among European asphalt workers: an international epidemiological study. I. Results of the analysis based on job titles
    Paolo Boffetta
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Ind Med 43:18-27. 2003
    ..Inhalation of bitumen fumes is potentially carcinogenic to humans...
  38. ncbi request reprint A pooled analysis of second primary pancreatic cancer
    Min Shen
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Epidemiol 163:502-11. 2006
    ..The elevated pancreatic cancer risk in young patients observed among several types of cancer implies a role of genetic factors. Radiotherapy is also suggested as a risk factor...
  39. doi request reprint Lung cancer risk attributable to occupational exposures in a multicenter case-control study in Central and Eastern Europe
    Ann C Olsson
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    J Occup Environ Med 53:1262-7. 2011
    ..To estimate the lung cancer risk attributable to occupational lung carcinogens...
  40. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms in the base excision repair pathway and cancer risk: a HuGE review
    Rayjean J Hung
    Genetic Epidemiology Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Epidemiol 162:925-42. 2005
    ..Recommendations for future studies include pooling of individual data to facilitate evaluation of multigenic effects and detailed analysis of effect modification by environmental exposure...
  41. doi request reprint A susceptibility locus for lung cancer maps to nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunit genes on 15q25
    Rayjean J Hung
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon 69008, France
    Nature 452:633-7. 2008
    ..Our results provide compelling evidence of a locus at 15q25 predisposing to lung cancer, and reinforce interest in nicotinic acetylcholine receptors as potential disease candidates and chemopreventative targets...
  42. ncbi request reprint Using hierarchical modeling in genetic association studies with multiple markers: application to a case-control study of bladder cancer
    Rayjean J Hung
    Internal Agency for Research on Cancer Epidemiology, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1013-21. 2004
    ..Using data from a case-control study of bladder cancer, we showed how to use hierarchical modeling in genetic epidemiologic studies with multiple markers to control overestimation of effects and potential false-positive associations...
  43. ncbi request reprint Patterns of EGFR, HER2, TP53, and KRAS mutations of p14arf expression in non-small cell lung cancers in relation to smoking history
    Mounia Mounawar
    IARC, Lyon, France
    Cancer Res 67:5667-72. 2007
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Meta- and pooled analyses of GSTM1, GSTT1, GSTP1, and CYP1A1 genotypes and risk of head and neck cancer
    Mia Hashibe
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:1509-17. 2003
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer risk and occupational exposure to meat and live animals
    Raika Durusoy
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 118:2543-7. 2006
    ..The authors identified a more consistent association with exposure to live animals...
  46. ncbi request reprint High cumulative risk of lung cancer death among smokers and nonsmokers in Central and Eastern Europe
    Paul Brennan
    Group of Genetic Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Epidemiol 164:1233-41. 2006
    ..This substantial reduction in risk among former smokers confirms that lung cancer mortality in Central Europe over the next three decades will be determined by the extent to which current smokers can successfully quit smoking...
  47. pmc Lung cancer susceptibility locus at 5p15.33
    James D McKay
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon, France
    Nat Genet 40:1404-6. 2008
    ..016). The susceptibility region contains two genes, TERT and CLPTM1L, suggesting that one or both may have a role in lung cancer etiology...
  48. doi request reprint Sensitivity of the association between increased lung cancer risk and bitumen fume exposure to the assumptions in the assessment of exposure
    Frank de Vocht
    Gene Environment Epidemiology Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon, France
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:723-33. 2009
    ..Sensitivity analyses were conducted to assess whether these associations were robust to assumptions in the exposure assessment for which support could not be obtained due to lack of either measurements or direct observations...
  49. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between -251 T>A polymorphism of IL8 and lung cancer risk
    Daniele Campa
    IARC, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2457-8. 2005
  50. pmc Bladder cancer incidence and exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons among asphalt pavers
    Igor Burstyn
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Occup Environ Med 64:520-6. 2007
    ..To investigate the association between exposures to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) that arises during asphalt paving, and risk of bladder cancer...
  51. pmc Cessation of alcohol drinking, tobacco smoking and the reversal of head and neck cancer risk
    Manuela Marron
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Epidemiol 39:182-96. 2010
    ..However, it is unclear how many years must pass following cessation of these habits before the risk is reduced, and whether the risk ultimately declines to the level of never smokers or never drinkers...
  52. pmc Aberrant DNA methylation links cancer susceptibility locus 15q25.1 to apoptotic regulation and lung cancer
    Anupam Paliwal
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Res 70:2779-88. 2010
    ..1 and lung cancer, and suggest nAChRs to be theranostic targets for cancer detection and chemoprevention...
  53. doi request reprint Multiple ADH genes are associated with upper aerodigestive cancers
    Mia Hashibe
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Nat Genet 40:707-9. 2008
    ..0002 and 0.065, respectively). Both gene effects were independent of each other, implying that multiple ADH genes may be involved in upper aerodigestive cancer etiology...
  54. ncbi request reprint Association of common polymorphisms in inflammatory genes with risk of developing cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract
    Daniele Campa
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon, France
    Cancer Causes Control 18:449-55. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of polymorphisms of genes involved in inflammation in the risk of cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract (UADT)...
  55. pmc International Lung Cancer Consortium: pooled analysis of sequence variants in DNA repair and cell cycle pathways
    Rayjean J Hung
    IARC, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:3081-9. 2008
    ..To clarify the role of DNA repair genes in lung cancer susceptibility, we conducted a pooled analysis of genetic variants in DNA repair pathways, whose associations have been investigated by at least 3 individual studies...
  56. pmc Quantitative analysis of DNA methylation profiles in lung cancer identifies aberrant DNA methylation of specific genes and its association with gender and cancer risk factors
    Thomas Vaissière
    Epigenetics Group, IARC, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Res 69:243-52. 2009
    ..Together, this study identifies aberrant DNA methylation patterns in lung cancer and thus exemplifies the mechanism by which environmental factors may interact with key genes involved in tumor suppression and contribute to lung cancer...
  57. pmc Interaction between tobacco and alcohol use and the risk of head and neck cancer: pooled analysis in the International Head and Neck Cancer Epidemiology Consortium
    Mia Hashibe
    IARC, Lifestyle, Environment and Cancer Group, Genetics and Epidemiology Cluster, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:541-50. 2009
    ..The magnitude of risk conferred by the interaction between tobacco and alcohol use on the risk of head and neck cancers is not clear because studies have used various methods to quantify the excess head and neck cancer burden...
  58. 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
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and fatal ischemic heart disease
    Igor Burstyn
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France and the Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Epidemiology 16:744-50. 2005
    ..However, a clear exposure-response relation has not been demonstrated...
  60. ncbi request reprint GST, NAT, SULT1A1, CYP1B1 genetic polymorphisms, interactions with environmental exposures and bladder cancer risk in a high-risk population
    Rayjean J Hung
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 110:598-604. 2004
    ..26 (95% CI = 1.06-9.95). SULT1A1 Arg213His polymorphism showed a marginal protective effect. These findings suggest that individual susceptibility to bladder cancer may be modulated by GSTM1, GSTT1 and NAT2 polymorphisms...
  61. ncbi request reprint Risk of second primary cancer among esophageal cancer patients: a pooled analysis of 13 cancer registries
    Shu Chun Chuang
    IARC, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1543-9. 2008
    ..The objective of this study is to assess the risk of second primary cancers following a first primary esophageal cancer as well as the risk of esophageal cancer as a second primary, following first primary cancers of other sites...
  62. pmc False-positive results in cancer epidemiology: a plea for epistemological modesty
    Paolo Boffetta
    Lifestyle, Environment and Cancer Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:988-95. 2008
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Associations between ocular melanoma and other primary cancers: an international population-based study
    Ghislaine Scelo
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 120:152-9. 2007
    ..The high SIR found for liver cancer may be explained by misclassification bias. Common etiological factors may be involved in ocular and prostate cancers...
  64. ncbi request reprint Effect of cruciferous vegetables on lung cancer in patients stratified by genetic status: a mendelian randomisation approach
    Paul Brennan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Lancet 366:1558-60. 2005
    ..These data provide strong evidence for a substantial protective effect of cruciferous vegetable consumption on lung cancer...
  65. doi request reprint Exposure to diesel motor exhaust and lung cancer risk in a pooled analysis from case-control studies in Europe and Canada
    Ann C Olsson
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:941-8. 2011
    ..The epidemiologic evidence is evaluated as limited because most studies lack adequate control for potential confounders and only a few studies have reported on exposure-response relationships...
  66. ncbi request reprint Folate-related genes and the risk of tobacco-related cancers in Central Europe
    Rayjean J Hung
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, F 69372, 69008, Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Carcinogenesis 28:1334-40. 2007
    ..These results support an important role of folate in protecting against tobacco-related cancers...
  67. 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
    ....
  68. pmc Mortality from lung cancer in workers exposed to sulfur dioxide in the pulp and paper industry
    Won Jin Lee
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Environ Health Perspect 110:991-5. 2002
    ..Although residual confounding may have occurred, our results suggest that occupational exposure to SO(2) in the pulp and paper industry may be associated with an increased risk of lung cancer...
  69. ncbi request reprint Occupational X-ray examinations and lung cancer risk
    Paolo Boffetta
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 115:263-7. 2005
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Dietary risk factors for kidney cancer in Eastern and Central Europe
    Charles C Hsu
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Epidemiol 166:62-70. 2007
    ..The increased risk associated with dairy products, preserved vegetables, and red meat provides clues to the high rates of kidney cancer in this population...
  71. ncbi request reprint Smokeless tobacco and increased risk of hypopharyngeal and laryngeal cancers: a multicentric case-control study from India
    Amir Sapkota
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 121:1793-8. 2007
    ....
  72. doi request reprint Risk of second primary cancer among patients with head and neck cancers: A pooled analysis of 13 cancer registries
    Shu Chun Chuang
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 123:2390-6. 2008
    ..These patterns were consistent with the notion that the pattern of cancer in survivors of head and neck cancer is dominated by the effect of tobacco smoking and alcohol drinking...
  73. doi request reprint Low human papillomavirus prevalence in head and neck cancer: results from two large case-control studies in high-incidence regions
    Karina Braga Ribeiro
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Epidemiol 40:489-502. 2011
    ..We have evaluated the HPV deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) prevalence as well as the association between serological response to HPV infection and HNSCC in two distinct populations from Central Europe (CE) and Latin America (LA)...
  74. doi request reprint Alcohol drinking and esophageal squamous cell carcinoma with focus on light-drinkers and never-smokers: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Farhad Islami
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 129:2473-84. 2011
    ..Light alcohol intake appears to be associated to ESCC mainly in studies in Asia, which suggests a possible role of genetic susceptibility factors...
  75. pmc 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...
  76. 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)...
  77. 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...
  78. pmc 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...
  79. 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...
  80. 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...
  81. ncbi 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. ..
  82. 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...
  83. 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...
  84. ncbi 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)...
  85. 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...
  86. 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...
  87. 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
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