Rosario Tumino

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Population-based method for investigating adherence to international recommendations for pathology reporting of primary cutaneous melanoma: Results of a EUROCARE-5 high resolution study
    Rosario Tumino
    Ragusa Cancer Registry, Department of Medical Prevention, Provincial Health Unit, Ragusa, Italy Histopathology Unit, MP Arezzo Civic Hospital, Ragusa, Italy Electronic address
    Cancer Epidemiol 39:424-9. 2015
  2. pmc Reproductive factors and risk of hormone receptor positive and negative breast cancer: a cohort study
    Rebecca Ritte
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Cancer 13:584. 2013
  3. 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
  4. pmc Determinants of non- response to a second assessment of lifestyle factors and body weight in the EPIC-PANACEA study
    Anne M May
    Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht University, PO Box 85500, 3508, GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:148. 2012
  5. 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
  6. pmc Lung cancers attributable to environmental tobacco smoke and air pollution in non-smokers in different European countries: a prospective study
    Paolo Vineis
    Imperial College London, London UK
    Environ Health 6:7. 2007
  7. pmc Estimate of overdiagnosis of breast cancer due to mammography after adjustment for lead time. A service screening study in Italy
    Eugenio Paci
    Clinical and Descriptive Epidemiology Unit, CSPO, Research Institute of the Tuscany Region, Via di San Salvi 12, Firenze, 50135, Italy
    Breast Cancer Res 8:R68. 2006
  8. pmc The association of education with body mass index and waist circumference in the EPIC-PANACEA study
    Silke Hermann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Public Health 11:169. 2011
  9. pmc The INSIG2 rs7566605 polymorphism is not associated with body mass index and breast cancer risk
    Daniele Campa
    German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Cancer 10:563. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence in EPIC-ITALY at first follow-up
    Rosario Tumino
    Registro dei Tumori della Provincia di Ragusa, Azienda Ospedaliera Civile MP Arezzo, Ragusa, Italy
    Tumori 89:656-64. 2003

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  1. doi request reprint Population-based method for investigating adherence to international recommendations for pathology reporting of primary cutaneous melanoma: Results of a EUROCARE-5 high resolution study
    Rosario Tumino
    Ragusa Cancer Registry, Department of Medical Prevention, Provincial Health Unit, Ragusa, Italy Histopathology Unit, MP Arezzo Civic Hospital, Ragusa, Italy Electronic address
    Cancer Epidemiol 39:424-9. 2015
    ..Our study aim was to investigate the degree of adherence to international recommendations for cutaneous melanoma pathology reports at the population level by a EUROCARE high resolution study...
  2. pmc Reproductive factors and risk of hormone receptor positive and negative breast cancer: a cohort study
    Rebecca Ritte
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Cancer 13:584. 2013
    ..The association of reproductive factors with hormone receptor (HR)-negative breast tumors remains uncertain...
  3. 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
    ....
  4. pmc Determinants of non- response to a second assessment of lifestyle factors and body weight in the EPIC-PANACEA study
    Anne M May
    Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht University, PO Box 85500, 3508, GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:148. 2012
    ....
  5. 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)...
  6. pmc Lung cancers attributable to environmental tobacco smoke and air pollution in non-smokers in different European countries: a prospective study
    Paolo Vineis
    Imperial College London, London UK
    Environ Health 6:7. 2007
    ..It is therefore useful to estimate the burden of disease associated with indoor and outdoor air pollution...
  7. pmc Estimate of overdiagnosis of breast cancer due to mammography after adjustment for lead time. A service screening study in Italy
    Eugenio Paci
    Clinical and Descriptive Epidemiology Unit, CSPO, Research Institute of the Tuscany Region, Via di San Salvi 12, Firenze, 50135, Italy
    Breast Cancer Res 8:R68. 2006
    ..Excess of incidence rates is the expected consequence of service screening. The aim of this paper is to estimate the quota attributable to overdiagnosis in the breast cancer screening programmes in Northern and Central Italy...
  8. pmc The association of education with body mass index and waist circumference in the EPIC-PANACEA study
    Silke Hermann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Public Health 11:169. 2011
    ..To examine the association of education with body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...
  9. pmc The INSIG2 rs7566605 polymorphism is not associated with body mass index and breast cancer risk
    Daniele Campa
    German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Cancer 10:563. 2010
    ..BMI is considered to be one of the measures of choice to evaluate body fatness and there is evidence that body fatness is related with an increased risk of breast cancer (BC)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence in EPIC-ITALY at first follow-up
    Rosario Tumino
    Registro dei Tumori della Provincia di Ragusa, Azienda Ospedaliera Civile MP Arezzo, Ragusa, Italy
    Tumori 89:656-64. 2003
    ..This preliminary descriptive analysis will be used as a starting point for monitoring the validity of EPIC-Italy over time...
  11. ncbi request reprint Correlates of age at natural menopause in the cohorts of EPIC-Italy
    Egidio Celentano
    Flussi Informativi Sanitari, Istituto Nazionale Tumori di Napoli, Fondazione Pascale, Naples, Italy
    Tumori 89:608-14. 2003
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  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. doi request reprint DNA adducts and cancer risk in prospective studies: a pooled analysis and a meta-analysis
    Fabrizio Veglia
    Life Sciences and Epidemiology Unit, ISI Foundation, Torino 10133, Italy
    Carcinogenesis 29:932-6. 2008
    ..The results of our pooled and meta-analyses suggest that bulky DNA adducts are associated with lung cancer arising in current smokers after a follow-up of several years...
  15. ncbi request reprint Estimated and observed cancer incidence in Italy: a validation study
    Riccardo Capocaccia
    Reparto di Epidemiologia dei Tumori, Centro Nazionale di Epidemiologia, Sorveglianza e Promozione della Salute, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Tumori 93:387-91. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric factors and risk of endometrial cancer: the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Christine Friedenreich
    Division of Population Health and Information, Alberta Cancer Board, T2N 4N2, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 18:399-413. 2007
    ..To examine the association between anthropometry and endometrial cancer, particularly by menopausal status and exogenous hormone use subgroups...
  17. ncbi request reprint Fruits and vegetables and renal cell carcinoma: findings from the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition (EPIC)
    Steffen Weikert
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal
    Int J Cancer 118:3133-9. 2006
    ..The relationship of specific fruit and vegetable subgroups with RCC risk warrant further investigation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and risk of endometrial cancer: the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Christine Friedenreich
    Division of Population Health and Information, Alberta Cancer Board, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Cancer 121:347-55. 2007
    ..The relative risk reductions are most apparent for household activities...
  19. ncbi request reprint Trends in incidence rates of oesophagus and gastric cancer in Italy by subsite and histology, 1986-1997
    Maria A Orengo
    Liguria Cancer Registry CR, Descriptive Epidemiology, National Cancer Research Institute IST, Genoa, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:739-46. 2006
    ..This is the first population-based study carried out in a southern European region to evaluate the time trends in incidence rates of oesophageal and gastric tumours according to subsite and histology over the period 1986-1997...
  20. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic position and the risk of gastric and oesophageal cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-EURGAST)
    Gabriele Nagel
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Epidemiol 36:66-76. 2007
    ..To evaluate the association of socioeconomic position with adenocarcinoma of the oesophagus and stomach...
  21. ncbi request reprint Incidence of primary liver cancer in Italy between 1988 and 2002: an age-period-cohort analysis
    Luigino Dal Maso
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, Aviano Cancer Center, IRCCS, Via Franco Gallini 2, 33081 Aviano PN, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 44:285-92. 2008
    ..Incidence of PLC over the last two decades in Italy did not substantially change but huge geographical variability emerged, mainly due to different times and modalities of spread of hepatitis C virus...
  22. ncbi request reprint Associations between dietary pattern and lifestyle, anthropometry and other health indicators in the elderly participants of the EPIC-Italy cohort
    Valeria Pala
    Epidemiology Unit, Istituto Nazionale per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori, Milan National Cancer Institute, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 16:186-201. 2006
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  23. ncbi request reprint [Dietary fibers in food and protection against colorectal cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study]
    Anne M Tjønneland
    Kraeftens Bekaempelse, Institut for Epidemiologisk Kraeftforskning, København
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:2458-60. 2004
  24. ncbi request reprint Body size and risk of colon and rectal cancer in the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Tobias Pischon
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition DIfE, Potsdam Rehbruecke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:920-31. 2006
    ..This discrepancy may be related to differences in fat distribution between sexes or to the use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in women...
  25. ncbi request reprint The effects of diet on DNA bulky adduct levels are strongly modified by GSTM1 genotype: a study on 634 subjects
    Domenico Palli
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit and Cancer Risk Factor Branch, Molecular Biology Laboratory CSPO, Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Florence, Italy
    Carcinogenesis 25:577-84. 2004
    ..Our results suggest that the role of a diet rich in antioxidants in preventing or reducing DNA adduct formation is restricted to subjects lacking the detoxifying activity of GSTM1 isoenzyme (approximately 50% of the general population)...
  26. ncbi request reprint A molecular epidemiology project on diet and cancer: the EPIC-Italy Prospective Study. Design and baseline characteristics of participants
    Domenico Palli
    UO Epidemiologia Molecolare e Nutrizionale, Centro per lo Studio e la Prevenzione Oncologica CSPO, Istituto scientifico della Regione Toscana, Florence, Italy
    Tumori 89:586-93. 2003
    ..Baseline characteristics of participants are briefly described...
  27. ncbi request reprint Smoking and the risk of gastric cancer in the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Department of Epidemiology, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cancer 107:629-34. 2003
    ..Findings from this large study support the causal relation between smoking and gastric cancer in this European population. Stomach cancer should be added to the burden of diseases caused by smoking...
  28. ncbi request reprint EPIC-Italy cohorts and multipurpose national surveys. A comparison of some socio-demographic and life-style characteristics
    Stefano Calza
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche e Biotecnologie, Universita di Brescia, Italy
    Tumori 89:615-23. 2003
    ..Knowledge of the bias related to self-selected sampling is important for better directing the interpretation of the EPIC-Italy study results...
  29. ncbi request reprint Physical activity in the EPIC-Italy centers
    Simonetta Salvini
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, CSPO, Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Florence, Italy
    Tumori 89:646-55. 2003
    ..Detailed information about physical activity habits, together with a description of other characteristics, could help in designing physical activity promotion programs in different Italian populations and age groups...
  30. ncbi request reprint Determinants of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in 21,588 Italian non-smokers
    Fabrizio Veglia
    Institute for Scientific Interchange Foundation, Turin, Italy
    Tumori 89:665-8. 2003
    ..Exposure is likely to be uneven in the population. Knowledge of its distribution is important for a better planning of preventive activities...
  31. ncbi request reprint Incidence of AIDS-defining cancers after AIDS diagnosis among people with AIDS in Italy, 1986-1998
    Silvia Franceschi
    Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 34:84-90. 2003
    ..5% in 1993-1996 to 2.4% in 1997-1998, but IRs after AIDS could not be evaluated. On account of the marked decline of KS in men in 1997-1998, the overall burden of ADCs in Italy became similar in both genders...
  32. ncbi request reprint Association between social class and food consumption in the Italian EPIC population
    Francesca Vannoni
    Social Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology, Piedmont Region, Grugliasco Turin, Italy
    Tumori 89:669-78. 2003
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  33. 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...
  34. ncbi request reprint Cancer trends in Italy: figures from the cancer registries (1986-1997)
    Emanuele Crocetti
    Registro Tumori Toscano, Unita operativa di epidemiologia clinica e descrittiva, Centro per lo Studio e la Prevenzione Oncologica, Istituto scientifico della Regione Toscana, Firenze
    Epidemiol Prev 28:1-6. 2004
    ..Incidence and mortality trends are summarised for single cancer sites. Crude rates are also showed to evaluate the effect of population ageing in terms of diagnostic and therapeutic burden for the National Health System...
  35. ncbi request reprint Diet in the Italian EPIC cohorts: presentation of data and methodological issues
    Valeria Pala
    UO Epidemiologia, Istituto Nazionale per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 89:594-607. 2003
    ..Documentation of these changes in relation to age, sex and region provides an essential starting point for investigating the influence of diet on the development of cancer and other chronic diseases...
  36. ncbi request reprint Quality and completeness indices
    Rosario Tumino
    Registro tumori della Provincia di Ragusa
    Epidemiol Prev 28:17-21. 2004
    ..Such quality indices are also presented for specific cancer sites and for elderly subjects (75+ years). The overall trends of quality indices showed an improvement in both the activity of Cancer Registries and of the Health System...
  37. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake and breast cancer risk: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Anne Tjønneland
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 18:361-73. 2007
    ..Using data from 274,688 women participating in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study (EPIC), we investigated the relation between alcohol intake and the risk of breast cancer...
  38. 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...
  39. ncbi request reprint A dietary pattern rich in olive oil and raw vegetables is associated with lower mortality in Italian elderly subjects
    Giovanna Masala
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, CSPO Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Via Cosimo il Vecchio 2, 50139, Florence, Italy
    Br J Nutr 98:406-15. 2007
    ..Dietary recommendations aimed at the Italian elderly population should support a dietary pattern characterised by a high consumption of olive oil, raw vegetables and poultry...
  40. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and lymphoma risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology C020, German Cancer Research Centre, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, Heidelberg, 69120, Germany
    Cancer Causes Control 18:537-49. 2007
    ..The best-established risk factors are related to dys-regulation of immune function, and evidence suggests that factors such as dietary or lifestyle habits may be involved in the etiology...
  41. 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...
  42. ncbi request reprint Dietary carbohydrates, glycemic index, glycemic load, and endometrial cancer risk within the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition cohort
    Anne E Cust
    Nutrition and Hormones Unit, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Epidemiol 166:912-23. 2007
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  43. pmc Endogenous sex hormones and endometrial cancer risk in women in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Naomi E Allen
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Endocr Relat Cancer 15:485-97. 2008
    ..In conclusion, relatively high blood concentrations of estrogens and free testosterone are associated with an increased endometrial cancer risk in postmenopausal women...
  44. doi request reprint Smoking and lymphoma risk in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Alexandra Nieters
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1081-9. 2008
    ..Future analysis should involve viral biomarkers and genetic susceptibility markers to elucidate potential mechanisms of smoking-induced carcinogenesis, particularly for Hodgkin's lymphoma...
  45. ncbi request reprint Intake of vegetables, legumes, and fruit, and risk for all-cause, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality in a European diabetic population
    Ute Nöthlings
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, 14558 Germany
    J Nutr 138:775-81. 2008
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Evaluation of service mammography screening impact in Italy. The contribution of hazard analysis
    Eugenio Paci
    Clinical and Descriptive Epidemiology Unit, CSPO, Research Institute of the Tuscany Region, Firenze, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 44:858-65. 2008
    ..96 in the [5-10] year time window, suggesting minimal or any length bias. Consistent with the results of randomised trials, these analyses of service screening data document a mortality reduction of 36% at 5-10 years after diagnosis...
  47. doi request reprint The risk of developing a second, different, cancer among 14 560 survivors of malignant cutaneous melanoma: a study by AIRTUM (the Italian Network of Cancer Registries)
    Emanuele Crocetti
    Tuscany Cancer Registry, Clinical and Descriptive Epidemiology Unit, CSPO, Florence, Italy
    Melanoma Res 18:230-4. 2008
    ..46) and lung cancers (SIR=0.71). We confirm that CMM patients are at high risk for nonmelanoma skin cancers. The reasons for the increased risk of kidney and bone cancers are not yet clear...
  48. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiological surveillance of malignant mesothelioma cases in Italy: incidence and asbestos exposure figures by the Italian mesothelioma registry (ReNaM)]
    Alessandro Marinaccio
    ISPESL, Dipartimento di Medicina del Lavoro, Laboratorio di Epidemiologia, Roma
    Epidemiol Prev 31:23-6. 2007
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Serum levels of C-peptide, IGFBP-1 and IGFBP-2 and endometrial cancer risk; results from the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Anne E Cust
    Nutrition and Hormones Unit, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 120:2656-64. 2007
    ..bottom quartile = 1.28 [95% CI 0.67-2.45], p(trend) = 0.42. Our results provide modest support to the hypothesis that hyperinsulinaemia is a risk factor for endometrial cancer...
  50. ncbi request reprint Body size and risk of renal cell carcinoma in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Tobias Pischon
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbruecke, Germany
    Int J Cancer 118:728-38. 2006
    ..Our data give further credence to public health efforts aiming to reduce the prevalence of obesity to prevent RCC, in addition to other chronic diseases...
  51. ncbi request reprint National estimates of cancer patients survival in Italy: a model-based method
    Riccardo Inghelmann
    Centro Nazionale di Epidemiologia, Sorveglianza e Promozione della Salute, Reparto di Epidemiologia dei Tumori, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Tumori 91:109-15. 2005
    ..Moreover, to measure the degree of representativeness of cancer patient survival obtained from Italian cancer registries data...
  52. ncbi request reprint Consumption of vegetables and fruits and risk of breast cancer
    Carla H van Gils
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    JAMA 293:183-93. 2005
    ..Most of the evidence comes from case-control studies, but a recent pooled analysis of the relatively few published cohort studies suggests no significantly reduced breast cancer risk is associated with vegetable and fruit consumption...
  53. ncbi request reprint Head and neck cancers: oral cavity, pharynx, and larynx
    Rosario Tumino
    Registro tumori della Provincia di Ragusa
    Epidemiol Prev 28:28-33. 2004
    ..Such a grouping is justified, at least for epithelial histological types, as these cancers share a common series of risk factors: EBV, HPIV, smoke, alcohol, diet and professional exposures...
  54. ncbi request reprint Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and type of tobacco smoke
    Emanuele Stagnaro
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology, National Cancer Research Institute, Genoa, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:431-7. 2004
    ..This investigation sought to evaluate the association between NHL and type of tobacco smoked (blond, black, or mixed), focusing on the Working Formulation (WF) subgroups...
  55. ncbi request reprint Urinary 1-hydroxypyrene and t,t-muconic acid as biomarkers of exposure to environmental pollutants in two areas in Italy (EPIC-Florence and Ragusa)
    Calogero Saieva
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, CSPO, Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Florence, Italy
    Tumori 89:679-86. 2003
    ..Int J Cancer, 87: 444-451, 2000) and showed that mean DNA adduct levels varied considerably among different centers, being highest in Florence (a large metropolitan area in Tuscany) and lowest in Ragusa (a small town in Sicily)...
  56. ncbi request reprint Relationship between plasma fatty acid composition and diet over previous years in the Italian centers of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Elisabetta Fusconi
    UO Epidemiologia, Istituto Nazionale per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 89:624-35. 2003
    ..We found numerous indirect relationships (ie, not due to dietary consumption of food sources of the fatty acids) between plasma fatty acids and diet, which we propose as due to the influence of complex life-style factors...
  57. ncbi request reprint Fruits and vegetables and lung cancer: Findings from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Anthony B Miller
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 108:269-76. 2004
    ..The findings from this analysis can be regarded as re-enforcing recommendations with regard to enhanced fruit consumption for populations. However, the effect is likely to be small compared to smoking cessation...
  58. ncbi request reprint Combination of DNA repair gene single nucleotide polymorphisms and increased levels of DNA adducts in a population-based study
    Giuseppe Matullo
    Dipartimento di Genetica, Biologia e Biochimica, Universita di Torino, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:674-7. 2003
    ..18-21.45; five alleles, adjusted OR = 7.65, 95% CI = 0.94-62.2]. Our study suggests that the combined effect of multiple variant alleles may be more important than the investigation of single SNP in modulating DNA repair capacity...
  59. ncbi request reprint 4-Aminobiphenyl-hemoglobin adducts and risk of smoking-related disease in never smokers and former smokers in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition prospective study
    Luisa Airoldi
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2118-24. 2005
    ..The most important finding of this prospective study is that, at least in women, 4-ABP-Hb adducts may help identify subjects at high risk of cancers related to environmental tobacco smoke exposure...
  60. 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...
  61. ncbi request reprint The effect of occasional smoking on smoking-related cancers: in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Bine Kjøller Bjerregaard
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 17:1305-9. 2006
    ..We have investigated the association between occasional smoking and cancer of the bladder, kidney, pancreas, upper aero-digestive tract and lung...
  62. ncbi request reprint Ethanol intake and risk of lung cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 164:1103-14. 2006
    ..Although there was no overall association between ethanol intake and risk of lung cancer, the authors cannot rule out a lower risk for moderate consumption and a possibly increased risk for high lifelong consumption...
  63. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk of leukemia: A multicenter case-control study
    Giuseppe Gorini
    Istituto Toscano Tumori, Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology Unit, Centre for Study and Prevention of Cancer CSPO, Via di S Salvi, 12 50135 Florence, Italy
    Leuk Res 31:379-86. 2007
    ....
  64. 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
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of different types and characteristics of processed meat which might be associated with cancer risk--results from the 24-hour diet recalls in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Jakob Linseisen
    German Cancer Research Centre, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Public Health Nutr 9:449-64. 2006
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  66. ncbi request reprint Intake of fruits and vegetables and risk of cancer of the upper aero-digestive tract: the prospective EPIC-study
    Heiner Boeing
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbrucke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558, Nuthetal, Germany
    Cancer Causes Control 17:957-69. 2006
    ..Dietary recommendations should consider the potential benefit of increasing fruits and vegetables consumption for reducing the risk of cancers of the upper aero-digestive tract, particularly at low intake...
  67. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of skin characteristic measurements and reported sun exposure history
    Stefano Rosso
    CPO Registro Tumori Piemonte, Turin, Italy
    Int J Epidemiol 31:439-46. 2002
    ..We also intended to use results from reproducibility analysis for correcting odds ratio (OR) estimates from the original study...
  68. ncbi request reprint Plasma and dietary vitamin C levels and risk of gastric cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-EURGAST)
    Mazda Jenab
    Nutrition and Hormones Group, IARC WHO Lyon, France
    Carcinogenesis 27:2250-7. 2006
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Serum C-peptide levels and breast cancer risk: results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Martijn Verheus
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 119:659-67. 2006
    ..Nevertheless, among older, postmenopausal women, hyperinsulinemia might contribute to increasing breast cancer risk...
  70. ncbi request reprint Dietary fibre in food and protection against colorectal cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC): an observational study
    Sheila A Bingham
    MRC Dunn Human Nutrition Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Lancet 361:1496-501. 2003
    ..Dietary fibre is thought to protect against colorectal cancer but this view has been challenged by recent prospective and intervention studies that showed no protective effect...