Gilles Ferro

Summary

Affiliation: International Agency for Research on Cancer
Country: France

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mechanistic considerations in the molecular epidemiology of head and neck cancer
    Paul Brennan
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    IARC Sci Publ . 2004
  2. pmc Mortality and cancer in relation to ABO blood group phenotypes in the Golestan Cohort Study
    Arash Etemadi
    Digestive Oncology Research Center, Digestive Disease Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Med 13:8. 2015
  3. pmc Tobacco smoking, alcohol drinking and Hodgkin's lymphoma: a European multi-centre case-control study (EPILYMPH)
    H Besson
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 8, France
    Br J Cancer 95:378-84. 2006
  4. pmc The cumulative risk of lung cancer among current, ex- and never-smokers in European men
    A Crispo
    Epidemiology Unit, National Cancer Institute, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Br J Cancer 91:1280-6. 2004
  5. 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
  6. pmc Opium use and mortality in Golestan Cohort Study: prospective cohort study of 50,000 adults in Iran
    Hooman Khademi
    Digestive Disease Research Centre, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BMJ 344:e2502. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure and laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer risk in central and eastern Europe
    Oxana Shangina
    Cancer Research Centre, Moscow, Russia
    Am J Epidemiol 164:367-75. 2006
  8. 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
  9. pmc Genome-wide association study of classical Hodgkin lymphoma and Epstein-Barr virus status-defined subgroups
    Kevin Y Urayama
    Genetics Section, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:240-53. 2012
  10. pmc Obesity and hypertension in an Iranian cohort study; Iranian women experience higher rates of obesity and hypertension than American women
    Hossein Bahrami
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Public Health 6:158. 2006

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Publications56

  1. ncbi request reprint Mechanistic considerations in the molecular epidemiology of head and neck cancer
    Paul Brennan
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    IARC Sci Publ . 2004
    ..This review summarizes current knowledge on the molecular epidemiology of head and neck cancer and attempts to identify those areas where future studies may prove fruitful...
  2. pmc Mortality and cancer in relation to ABO blood group phenotypes in the Golestan Cohort Study
    Arash Etemadi
    Digestive Oncology Research Center, Digestive Disease Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Med 13:8. 2015
    ..No large population-based study has explored this association with overall and cause-specific mortality...
  3. pmc Tobacco smoking, alcohol drinking and Hodgkin's lymphoma: a European multi-centre case-control study (EPILYMPH)
    H Besson
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 8, France
    Br J Cancer 95:378-84. 2006
    ..Our results are consistent with previous studies, suggesting a protective effect of alcohol on HL. An effect of tobacco was suggested for HL occurring in middle and late age, although this finding might have occurred by chance...
  4. pmc The cumulative risk of lung cancer among current, ex- and never-smokers in European men
    A Crispo
    Epidemiology Unit, National Cancer Institute, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Br J Cancer 91:1280-6. 2004
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  5. 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...
  6. pmc Opium use and mortality in Golestan Cohort Study: prospective cohort study of 50,000 adults in Iran
    Hooman Khademi
    Digestive Disease Research Centre, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BMJ 344:e2502. 2012
    ..To investigate the association between opium use and subsequent risk of death...
  7. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure and laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer risk in central and eastern Europe
    Oxana Shangina
    Cancer Research Centre, Moscow, Russia
    Am J Epidemiol 164:367-75. 2006
    ..These data indicate that occupational exposure to coal dust may play a role in laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer. Other possible relations need further evaluation...
  8. 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
    ..This paper analysed multiple myeloma (MM) risk associated with level of education, and lifetime occupational history and occupational exposures, based on the EPILYMPH data set...
  9. pmc Genome-wide association study of classical Hodgkin lymphoma and Epstein-Barr virus status-defined subgroups
    Kevin Y Urayama
    Genetics Section, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:240-53. 2012
    ..Accumulating evidence suggests that risk factors for classical Hodgkin lymphoma (cHL) differ by tumor Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) status. This potential etiological heterogeneity is not recognized in current disease classification...
  10. pmc Obesity and hypertension in an Iranian cohort study; Iranian women experience higher rates of obesity and hypertension than American women
    Hossein Bahrami
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Public Health 6:158. 2006
    ..We determined the prevalence of overweight, obesity, and hypertension in a large cohort of Iranians and compared age-adjusted rates with the rates in the US...
  11. pmc Non-alcoholic beverages and risk of bladder cancer in Uruguay
    Eduardo De Stefani
    Grupo de Epidemiologia, Departamento de Anatomia Patologica, Hospital de Clinicas, Facultad de Medicina, Montevideo, Uruguay
    BMC Cancer 7:57. 2007
    ..We conducted an additional case-control study in order to further explore the role of non-alcoholic beverages in bladder carcinogenesis...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. pmc Tobacco smoking, body mass index, hypertension, and kidney cancer risk in central and eastern Europe
    P Brennan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon, France
    Br J Cancer 99:1912-5. 2008
    ..Additional unknown risk factors are likely to be responsible for the high rates of kidney cancer in this region...
  15. 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...
  16. pmc Second primary cancers among 109 000 cases of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    P Brennan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 69008 Lyon, France
    Br J Cancer 93:159-66. 2005
    ..Bidirectional effects for several cancer sites of potential viral origin argue strongly for a role for immune suppression in NHL...
  17. pmc Obesity and cancer: Mendelian randomization approach utilizing the FTO genotype
    Paul Brennan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Genetic Epidemiology Group, Lyon, France
    Int J Epidemiol 38:971-5. 2009
    ..Obesity is a risk factor for several cancers although appears to have an inverse association with cancers strongly related to tobacco. Studying obesity is difficult due to numerous biases and confounding...
  18. pmc Replication of lung cancer susceptibility loci at chromosomes 15q25, 5p15, and 6p21: a pooled analysis from the International Lung Cancer Consortium
    Therese Truong
    Genetic Epidemiology Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon Cedex 08, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:959-71. 2010
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  19. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Mendelian randomization and gene-environment interaction
    Paul Brennan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    Int J Epidemiol 33:17-21. 2004
  20. pmc Recent trends and future directions for lung cancer mortality in Europe
    P Brennan
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Br J Cancer 87:43-8. 2002
    ..Rates in Hungarian women are likely to increase and will surpass the current high rate observed in Denmark...
  21. ncbi request reprint Pooled analysis of alcohol dehydrogenase genotypes and head and neck cancer: a HuGE review
    Paul Brennan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Epidemiol 159:1-16. 2004
    ..These considerations suggest the potential for the organization of a consortium of investigators conducting studies in this field...
  22. ncbi request reprint The contribution of cigarette smoking to bladder cancer in women (pooled European data)
    P Brennan
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Causes Control 12:411-7. 2001
    ..Using a combined analysis of 11 case-control studies from Europe, we have investigated the relationship between cigarette smoking and bladder cancer in women...
  23. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and bladder cancer in men: a pooled analysis of 11 case-control studies
    P Brennan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 86:289-94. 2000
    ..20. (0.17-0.24). The proportion of bladder cancer cases attributable to ever-smoking was 0.66 (0.61-0.70) for all men and 0.73 (0.66-0.79) for men younger than 60. These estimates are higher than previously calculated...
  24. ncbi request reprint A multicenter case-control study of diet and lung cancer among non-smokers
    P Brennan
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Causes Control 11:49-58. 2000
    ..We have examined the role of dietary patterns and specific dietary nutrients in the etiology of lung cancer among non-smokers using a multicenter case-control study...
  25. ncbi request reprint Secondhand smoke exposure in adulthood and risk of lung cancer among never smokers: a pooled analysis of two large studies
    Paul Brennan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 109:125-31. 2004
    ..Clear dose-response relationships consistent with a causal association were observed between exposure to secondhand smoke from spousal, workplace and social sources and the development of lung cancer among never smokers...
  26. ncbi request reprint Gene-environment interaction and aetiology of cancer: what does it mean and how can we measure it?
    Paul Brennan
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, F 69008 Lyon, France
    Carcinogenesis 23:381-7. 2002
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  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. pmc Marijuana smoking and the risk of head and neck cancer: pooled analysis in the INHANCE consortium
    Julien Berthiller
    Lifestyle, Environment and Cancer Group, IARC, 69008 Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:1544-51. 2009
    ..Because tobacco is a major risk factor for HNC, large studies with substantial numbers of never tobacco users could help to clarify whether marijuana smoking is independently associated with HNC risk...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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
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  34. 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...
  35. pmc Vitamin or mineral supplement intake and the risk of head and neck cancer: pooled analysis in the INHANCE consortium
    Qian Li
    National Office of Cancer Prevention and Control, Cancer Hospital Institute, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 131:1686-99. 2012
    ..36, 95% CI = 0.16-0.83), but linear trends were not observed for the frequency or duration of any supplement intake. We did not observe any strong associations between vitamin or mineral supplement intake and the risk of HNC...
  36. pmc DNA methylation changes associated with risk factors in tumors of the upper aerodigestive tract
    Samson Mani
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon, France
    Epigenetics 7:270-7. 2012
    ..This study identifies aberrant DNA methylation patterns in UADT cancers and suggests a potential mechanism by which environmental factors may deregulate key cellular genes involved in tumor suppression and contribute to UADT cancers...
  37. 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...
  38. doi request reprint Association between HBX status, aflatoxin-induced R249S TP53 mutation and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in a case-control study from Thailand
    Sandra Ortiz-Cuaran
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Lett 331:46-51. 2013
    ..Thus, R249S may specifically cooperate with HBX in a pathway to HCC that bypasses cirrhosis...
  39. pmc Involuntary smoking and head and neck cancer risk: pooled analysis in the International Head and Neck Cancer Epidemiology Consortium
    Yuan Chin Amy Lee
    Lifestyle, Environment and Cancer Group, IARC, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1974-81. 2008
    ..These results are consistent with those for active smoking and suggest that elimination of involuntary smoking exposure might reduce head and neck cancer risk among never smokers...
  40. pmc Sexual behaviours and the risk of head and neck cancers: a pooled analysis in the International Head and Neck Cancer Epidemiology (INHANCE) consortium
    Julia E Heck
    Lifestyle, Environment, and Cancer Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Epidemiol 39:166-81. 2010
    ..Sexual contact may be the means by which head and neck cancer patients are exposed to human papillomavirus (HPV)...
  41. doi request reprint Dietary risk factors for squamous cell carcinoma of the upper aerodigestive tract in central and eastern Europe
    A Sapkota
    Lifestyle, Environment and Cancer Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    Cancer Causes Control 19:1161-70. 2008
    ..We investigated the relationship between diet and UADT cancers in these high risk areas...
  42. pmc Low frequency of cigarette smoking and the risk of head and neck cancer in the INHANCE consortium pooled analysis
    Julien Berthiller
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France, Pole Information Medicale Evaluation recherche, Hospices Civils de Lyon, France
    Int J Epidemiol 45:835-45. 2016
    ..Cigarette smoking is a major risk factor for head and neck cancer (HNC). To our knowledge, low cigarette smoking (<10 cigarettes per day) has not been extensively investigated in fine categories or among never alcohol drinkers...
  43. 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...
  44. ncbi request reprint Cruciferous vegetable intake, GSTM1 genotype and lung cancer risk in a non-smoking population
    S Lewis
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    IARC Sci Publ 156:507-8. 2002
  45. pmc Sources of pre-analytical variations in yield of DNA extracted from blood samples: analysis of 50,000 DNA samples in EPIC
    Elodie Caboux
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    PLoS ONE 7:e39821. 2012
    ..The results provide a strong evidence-based rationale for standardized recommendations on blood collection and processing protocols for large-scale genetic studies...
  46. ncbi request reprint Incidence of lung cancer in a large cohort of non-smoking men from Sweden
    P Boffetta
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 94:591-3. 2001
    ..The increasing rate during the study period might be due to non-smokers who took up the habit, but it might also reflect temporal changes in the effect of other risk factors of lung cancer in non-smokers...
  47. ncbi request reprint Recent trends and future projections of lymphoid neoplasms--a Bayesian age-period-cohort analysis
    I Bray
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Causes Control 12:813-20. 2001
    ..A key assumption in the projected rates is that the effect of environmental agents determining the trends during 1973-1992 will remain stable during the subsequent projection period...
  48. pmc Risks of second primary cancer among patients with major histological types of lung cancers in both men and women
    S C Chuang
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Br J Cancer 102:1190-5. 2010
    ..Patterns of second primary cancers (SPCs) following first primary lung cancers (FPLCs) may provide aetiological insights into FPLC...
  49. ncbi request reprint Employment as butcher and cancer risk in a record-linkage study from Sweden
    P Boffetta
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 11:627-33. 2000
    ..To investigate the risk of cancer among butchers and other meat workers in a large record-linkage study from Sweden...
  50. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer among rock and slag wool production workers
    Kristina Kjaerheim
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    Epidemiology 13:445-53. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the risk of lung cancer associated with exposure to RSW while controlling for other occupational exposures and tobacco smoking...
  51. ncbi request reprint Cigar, pipe, and cigarette smoking and bladder cancer risk in European men
    A Pitard
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Causes Control 12:551-6. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Our results suggest that smoking of cigars and pipe is carcinogenic to the urinary bladder, although the potency might be lower than for cigarettes...
  52. pmc Second primary neoplasms following non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in New South Wales, Australia
    P Brennan
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Br J Cancer 82:1344-7. 2000
    ..The increases in bladder and thyroid cancers are likely to be explained by effects of treatment for NHL. We did not find a chemotherapy related increased risk of myeloid leukaemia among NHL patients...
  53. doi request reprint TP53, EGFR, and KRAS mutations in relation to VHL inactivation and lifestyle risk factors in renal-cell carcinoma from central and eastern Europe
    K Szymanska
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon, France
    Cancer Lett 293:92-8. 2010
    ..The prevalence of TP53 mutations in relation to VHL status may differ between clear-cell and other renal carcinomas...
  54. pmc TP53 R249S mutation, genetic variations in HBX and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in The Gambia
    Doriane A Gouas
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Molecular Carcinogenesis Group, Lyon, France
    Carcinogenesis 33:1219-24. 2012
    ..50 [95% confidence interval (CI) 1.50-60.11]; HCC: OR: 11.29 [95% CI 2.07-61.47]}. These findings suggest that in HCC from The Gambia, complete HBX sequences are often associated with the presence of TP53 R249S mutation...
  55. doi request reprint TP53 and EGFR mutations in combination with lifestyle risk factors in tumours of the upper aerodigestive tract from South America
    K Szymanska
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, F 69008 Lyon, France
    Carcinogenesis 31:1054-9. 2010
    ..EGFR mutations do not appear to be a common event in UADT carcinogenesis in this population...
  56. doi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms in 15q25 and 19q13 loci, cotinine levels, and risk of lung cancer in EPIC
    Maria N Timofeeva
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2250-61. 2011
    ..Circulating levels of the nicotine metabolite cotinine is a marker of recent smoking exposure. Hence, genetic variants influencing smoking behavior are expected to be associated with cotinine levels...

Research Grants3

  1. Multicentric Pooled Analysis of Second Primary Cancer
    Paul Brennan; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..g., ultraviolet light); (ii) an investigation of rare cancer types (e.g., bone cancer or sarcomas); and (iii) an investigation of second primary cancers which may be increased due to treatment of a first primary cancer (e.g., leukemia). ..
  2. International Lung Cancer Consortium: Pooled analysis o*
    Paul Brennan; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  3. Pilot for a Multicenter Case-Control Study of Pancreatic Cancer in a High Risk r*
    Paul Brennan; Fiscal Year: 2007
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