Nuria Malats

Summary

Affiliation: Hospital del Mar
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. pmc Cystic fibrosis transmembrane regulator (CFTR) DeltaF508 mutation and 5T allele in patients with chronic pancreatitis and exocrine pancreatic cancer. PANKRAS II Study Group
    N Malats
    Grup de Recerca d Epidemiologia Clínica i Molecular del Càncer, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
    Gut 48:70-4. 2001
  2. ncbi Lung cancer risk in nonsmokers and GSTM1 and GSTT1 genetic polymorphism
    N Malats
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 9:827-33. 2000
  3. ncbi Cancer epidemiology: study designs and data analysis
    N Malats
    Centre de Recerca en Epidemiologia Ambiental, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Transl Oncol 9:290-7. 2007
  4. ncbi P53 as a prognostic marker for bladder cancer: a meta-analysis and review
    Nuria Malats
    Municipal Institute of Medical Investigation, Barcelona, Spain
    Lancet Oncol 6:678-86. 2005
  5. ncbi Gene-environment interactions in pancreatic cancer
    N Malats
    Grup de Recerca en Epidemiologia Clínica i Molecular del Càncer, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Espana
    Pancreatology 1:472-6. 2001
  6. pmc Basic glossary on genetic epidemiology
    N Malats
    Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona, Spain Departament de Ciéncies Experimentals i de la Salut, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:480-2. 2003
  7. pmc Determinants of quality of interview and impact on risk estimates in a case-control study of bladder cancer
    Cristina M Villanueva
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Epidemiol 170:237-43. 2009
  8. pmc Coffee consumption, genetic susceptibility and bladder cancer risk
    Cristina M Villanueva
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, PRBB Building, Doctor Aiguader, 88, 08003, Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Causes Control 20:121-7. 2009
  9. ncbi Lifetime history of tobacco consumption and K-ras mutations in exocrine pancreatic cancer
    Marta Crous-Bou
    Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona, Spain
    Pancreas 35:135-41. 2007
  10. doi Lifetime history of alcohol consumption and K-ras mutations in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
    Marta Crous-Bou
    Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Mol Mutagen 50:421-30. 2009

Detail Information

Publications56

  1. pmc Cystic fibrosis transmembrane regulator (CFTR) DeltaF508 mutation and 5T allele in patients with chronic pancreatitis and exocrine pancreatic cancer. PANKRAS II Study Group
    N Malats
    Grup de Recerca d Epidemiologia Clínica i Molecular del Càncer, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
    Gut 48:70-4. 2001
    ..An increased risk of chronic pancreatitis has been described among carriers of the cystic fibrosis transmembrane regulator (CFTR) mutation. In addition, patients with cystic fibrosis may have a higher risk of exocrine pancreatic cancer...
  2. ncbi Lung cancer risk in nonsmokers and GSTM1 and GSTT1 genetic polymorphism
    N Malats
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 9:827-33. 2000
    ..It does not seem to interact with ETS exposure, although we cannot exclude that it does in association with exposure to other specific environmental carcinogens...
  3. ncbi Cancer epidemiology: study designs and data analysis
    N Malats
    Centre de Recerca en Epidemiologia Ambiental, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Transl Oncol 9:290-7. 2007
    ..In this manuscript, we review the basic concepts of study designs and data analysis and introduce readers to the more innovative aspects that are now being applied in epidemiological studies...
  4. ncbi P53 as a prognostic marker for bladder cancer: a meta-analysis and review
    Nuria Malats
    Municipal Institute of Medical Investigation, Barcelona, Spain
    Lancet Oncol 6:678-86. 2005
    ..P53 is the most widely investigated molecular marker in bladder cancer. We aimed to review comprehensively the evidence for use of changes in P53 to predict bladder-cancer recurrence, progression, and mortality...
  5. ncbi Gene-environment interactions in pancreatic cancer
    N Malats
    Grup de Recerca en Epidemiologia Clínica i Molecular del Càncer, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Espana
    Pancreatology 1:472-6. 2001
    ..Gene-gene interactions and endogenous factors, among others, can contribute to tumor development. Future epidemiological studies should consider all of these aspects together...
  6. pmc Basic glossary on genetic epidemiology
    N Malats
    Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona, Spain Departament de Ciéncies Experimentals i de la Salut, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:480-2. 2003
    ..This is the second of a series of three glossaries on genetic concepts used in epidemiological research that the journal is publishing with the objective of helping the reader "walk" around the journal...
  7. pmc Determinants of quality of interview and impact on risk estimates in a case-control study of bladder cancer
    Cristina M Villanueva
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Epidemiol 170:237-43. 2009
    ..The collection of quality of interview scores and the exclusion of unreliable interviews probably reduce misclassification of exposure in observational studies...
  8. pmc Coffee consumption, genetic susceptibility and bladder cancer risk
    Cristina M Villanueva
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, PRBB Building, Doctor Aiguader, 88, 08003, Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Causes Control 20:121-7. 2009
    ..We evaluated the bladder cancer risk associated with coffee consumption in a case-control study in Spain and examined the gene-environment interactions for genetic variants of caffeine-metabolizing enzymes...
  9. ncbi Lifetime history of tobacco consumption and K-ras mutations in exocrine pancreatic cancer
    Marta Crous-Bou
    Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona, Spain
    Pancreas 35:135-41. 2007
    ..We analyzed the relation between mutations in codon 12 of the K-ras oncogene and lifetime consumption of tobacco in patients with exocrine pancreatic cancer (EPC)...
  10. doi Lifetime history of alcohol consumption and K-ras mutations in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
    Marta Crous-Bou
    Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Mol Mutagen 50:421-30. 2009
    ..We analyzed the relation between lifetime consumption of alcohol and mutations in codon 12 of the K-ras oncogene in patients with PDA...
  11. doi CYP1B1 polymorphisms and k-ras mutations in patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
    Marta Crous-Bou
    Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica IMIM, CIBER de Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain
    Dig Dis Sci 53:1417-21. 2008
    ..The Val/Val genotype was over five times more frequent in PDA cases with a K-ras mutation than in wild-type cases (OR = 5.25; P = 0.121). In PDA, polymorphisms in CYP1B1 might be related with K-ras activation pathways...
  12. doi Micronuclei assessment in the urothelial cells of women using hair dyes and its modulation by genetic polymorphisms
    Felicidad Espinoza
    Grup de Mutagenesi, Departament de Genetica i de Microbiologia, Edifici Cn, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    Cancer Lett 263:259-66. 2008
    ..Findings of an increased frequency of MN in urothelial cells of hair dye users suggest a possible genotoxic effect of hair dye compounds and need confirmation in larger studies...
  13. ncbi Risk of bladder cancer associated with family history of cancer: do low-penetrance polymorphisms account for the increase in risk?
    Cristiane Murta-Nascimento
    Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Carrer del Dr Aiguader 88, E 08003, Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1595-600. 2007
    ..Whether these correspond to low-penetrance cancer-predisposing polymorphisms acting together and/or interacting with environmental factors warrants further research...
  14. ncbi Prospective study of FGFR3 mutations as a prognostic factor in nonmuscle invasive urothelial bladder carcinomas
    Silvia Hernandez
    Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Oncol 24:3664-71. 2006
    ..To determine the frequency and the prognostic value of fibroblast growth factor receptor 3 (FGFR3) mutations in patients with nonmuscle invasive bladder tumors according to tumor stage and grade...
  15. pmc Biological and statistical approaches for modeling exposure to specific trihalomethanes and bladder cancer risk
    Lucas A Salas
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Epidemiol 178:652-60. 2013
    ..A variety of metrics and statistical approaches should be used to evaluate this association in other settings. ..
  16. ncbi Bulky DNA adduct formation and risk of bladder cancer
    Gemma Castano-Vinyals
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Doctor Aiguader, 88, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2155-9. 2007
    ..Results do not support an association of bladder cancer risk with low-level exposure to PAHs as measured through the formation of bulky DNA adducts in peripheral mononuclear cells...
  17. ncbi Occupational exposure to organic solvents and K-ras mutations in exocrine pancreatic cancer
    Juan Alguacil
    Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Carrer del Doctor Aiguader 80, E 08003 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Carcinogenesis 23:101-6. 2002
    ..Since this is only the first study on occupational exposures and K-ras mutations in EPC, studies able to refute or to confirm the findings are required before public health implications, if any, are assessed...
  18. pmc Socioeconomic status and exposure to disinfection by-products in drinking water in Spain
    Gemma Castano-Vinyals
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health 10:18. 2011
    ..Disinfection by-products in drinking water are chemical contaminants that have been associated with cancer and other adverse effects. Exposure occurs from consumption of tap water, inhalation and dermal absorption...
  19. ncbi PIK3CA mutations are an early genetic alteration associated with FGFR3 mutations in superficial papillary bladder tumors
    Elena Lopez-Knowles
    Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Carrer del Dr Aiguader 80, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Res 66:7401-4. 2006
    ..PIK3CA may constitute a novel diagnostic and prognostic tool, as well as a therapeutic target, in bladder cancer...
  20. doi The relative influence of diet and serum concentrations of organochlorine compounds on K-ras mutations in exocrine pancreatic cancer
    Magda Gasull
    Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Chemosphere 79:686-97. 2010
    ..In exocrine pancreatic cancer (EPC) mechanistic relationships may exist among some organochlorine compounds (OCs) and mutations in the K-ras oncogene, as well as among the latter and dietary factors...
  21. ncbi The p53 pathway and outcome among patients with T1G3 bladder tumors
    Elena Lopez-Knowles
    Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, and Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Cancer Res 12:6029-36. 2006
    ..The aim was to analyze Tp53 and HDM2 in T1G3 bladder tumors and to determine the prognostic value of their alterations...
  22. doi Relationships of hepatic and pancreatic biomarkers with the cholestatic syndrome and tumor stage in pancreatic cancer
    Miquel Porta
    Hospital del Mar Research Institute IMIM, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Biomarkers 17:557-65. 2012
    ..Relationships of hepatic and pancreatic biomarkers with pancreatic symptoms and tumor stage must be controlled in "-omics" and other studies using biomarkers...
  23. doi Cigarette smoking and K-ras mutations in pancreas, lung and colorectal adenocarcinomas: etiopathogenic similarities, differences and paradoxes
    Miquel Porta
    Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona, Spain
    Mutat Res 682:83-93. 2009
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  24. ncbi Estimating dietary intakes from a brief questionnaire: A simulation study of reliability in a molecular epidemiologic study of pancreatic and biliary diseases
    Michelle A Mendez
    Institut Catala d Oncologia, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:417-26. 2006
    ..We conducted a simulation study to assess the reliability of a brief food frequency questionnaire (bFFQ) for capturing dietary intakes relative to a detailed survey...
  25. ncbi FGFR3 and Tp53 mutations in T1G3 transitional bladder carcinomas: independent distribution and lack of association with prognosis
    Silvia Hernandez
    Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Cancer Res 11:5444-50. 2005
    ..15-13.75), wt/mut 0.67 (0.19-2.31), mut/mut 1.62 (0.27-9.59). These molecular features support the notion that T1G3 tumors are at the crossroads of the two main molecular pathways proposed for bladder cancer development and progression...
  26. doi Nitrate in drinking water and bladder cancer risk in Spain
    Nadia Espejo-Herrera
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Departament de Ciencies Experimentals i de la Salut, Barcelona, Spain CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Res 137:299-307. 2015
    ..We evaluated the long-term exposure to drinking water nitrate as a risk factor for bladder cancer, considering endogenous nitrosation modifiers and other covariables...
  27. doi Bladder cancer and seroreactivity to BK, JC and Merkel cell polyomaviruses: the Spanish bladder cancer study
    Claudia Robles
    Unit of Infections and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Programme, Catalan Institute of Oncology, IDIBELL, 08908 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cancer 133:597-603. 2013
    ..Furthermore, no association was observed between seroresponse to JCV and bladder cancer. Therefore, we conclude that BKV and MCV polyomavirus infection could be related to an increased bladder cancer risk...
  28. pmc Food and nutrient intakes and K-ras mutations in exocrine pancreatic cancer
    Eva Morales
    Clinical and Molecular Epidemiology of Cancer Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica IMIM, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Carrer del Dr Aiguader 88, E 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:641-9. 2007
    ..No studies have investigated the relation between K-ras mutations and dietary factors in exocrine pancreatic cancer (EPC), and fewer than 10 studies have done so in other neoplasms...
  29. ncbi The influence of lipid and lifestyle factors upon correlations between highly prevalent organochlorine compounds in patients with exocrine pancreatic cancer
    Miquel Porta
    Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Int 33:946-54. 2007
    ..This is compatible with a dilution in the early phases of cancer and with a concentration effect as triglycerides become lower in the advanced phases of the disease...
  30. ncbi Occupational exposure to dyes, metals, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and other agents and K-ras activation in human exocrine pancreatic cancer
    Juan Alguacil
    Clinical and Molecular Epidemiology of Cancer Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cancer 107:635-41. 2003
    ..Results lend moderate support to the hypothesis of indirect relationships between occupational exposure to dyes and organic pigments and the activation of the K-ras gene in the etiopathogenesis of human exocrine pancreatic cancer...
  31. ncbi Bladder cancer and exposure to water disinfection by-products through ingestion, bathing, showering, and swimming in pools
    Cristina M Villanueva
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Municipal Institute of Medical Research, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Epidemiol 165:148-56. 2007
    ..57 (95% confidence interval: 1.18, 2.09). Bladder cancer risk was associated with long-term exposure to THMs in chlorinated water at levels regularly occurring in industrialized countries...
  32. ncbi Epidemiology of urinary bladder cancer: from tumor development to patient's death
    Cristiane Murta-Nascimento
    Centre de Recerca en Epidemiologia Ambiental CREAL, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica IMIM, Carrer del Dr Aiguader 88, 08003, Barcelona, Spain
    World J Urol 25:285-95. 2007
    ..Subgroup analysis according to stage, grade, and molecular features may help in identifying specific etiological and prognostic factors involved in different bladder cancer progression pathways...
  33. ncbi Timing of blood extraction in epidemiologic and proteomic studies: results and proposals from the PANKRAS II Study
    Miquel Porta
    Clinical and Molecular Epidemiology of Cancer Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Carrer del Dr Aiguader 88, 08003 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:577-88. 2007
    ..Results suggest ways to report intervals involving blood biomarkers and may contribute to develop consensus guidelines and standards on the collection of blood samples in epidemiologic and '-omics' research...
  34. ncbi [Use of analgesics and aspirin in a Spanish multicenter study]
    Joan Fortuny
    Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona, Spain
    Gac Sanit 19:316-20. 2005
    ..To evaluate the use of acetaminophen (paracetamol), aspirin and dipyrone (metamizol) in a multicenter study...
  35. pmc Tissue plasminogen activator in murine exocrine pancreas cancer: selective expression in ductal tumors and contribution to cancer progression
    Susana Aguilar
    Unitat de Biologia Cellular i Molecular, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Dr Aiguader, 80, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Pathol 165:1129-39. 2004
    ..Our findings indicate that murine and human pancreatic ductal tumors share molecular alterations in the tPA system that may play a role in tumor progression...
  36. ncbi Symptom-to-diagnosis interval and survival in cancers of the digestive tract
    Esteve Fernandez
    Institut Catala d Oncologia, Cancer Prevention and Control Unit, L Hospitalet, Barcelona, Spain
    Dig Dis Sci 47:2434-40. 2002
    ..81 (95% CI: 0.44-1.49) for SDI > 12 months. These results do not imply that specific actions to hasten diagnosis must of necessity be ineffective, but underscore what a challenging task the secondary prevention of cancer remains...
  37. ncbi Use of analgesics and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, genetic predisposition, and bladder cancer risk in Spain
    Joan Fortuny
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Municipal Institute of Medical Research, Autonomous University of Barcelona corrected Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1696-702. 2006
    ....
  38. ncbi [Concentrations of persistent toxic compounds in the Spanish population: a puzzle without pieces and the protection of public health]
    M Porta
    Instituto Municipal de Investigación Médica IMIM, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
    Gac Sanit 16:257-66. 2002
    ..As part of the treaty implementation it is necessary to launch a Report on factors that influence body concentrations of PTCs in the Spain general population...
  39. doi In pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma blood concentrations of some organochlorine compounds and coffee intake are independently associated with KRAS mutations
    Miquel Porta
    Institut Municipal d Investigació Mèdica Hospital del Mar, E 08003 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Mutagenesis 24:513-21. 2009
    ..Given that KRAS mutations are the most frequent abnormality of oncogenes in human cancers, and the lifelong accumulation of OCs in humans, refutation or replication of the findings is required before any implications are assessed...
  40. doi Correcting serum concentrations of organochlorine compounds by lipids: alternatives to the organochlorine/total lipids ratio
    Miquel Porta
    Institut Municipal d Investigació Mèdica Hospital del Mar, E 08003 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Environ Int 35:1080-5. 2009
    ..Our aim was to analyze the relationship between serum OC and TL in patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDA), and to explore several alternatives to perform the OC lipid correction...
  41. ncbi Exocrine pancreatic cancer: symptoms at presentation and their relation to tumour site and stage
    Miquel Porta
    Unidad de Epidemiología Clinica y Molecular del Cáncer, Instituto Municipal de Investigacion Medica, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Carrer del Dr Aiguader 80, 08005 Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Transl Oncol 7:189-97. 2005
    ..We recorded the signs and symptoms of patients presenting with exocrine pancreatic cancer and evaluated their association with clinical characteristics such as tumour site and disease stage...
  42. ncbi Air pollution and risk of urinary bladder cancer in a case-control study in Spain
    Gemma Castano-Vinyals
    Gemma Castaño Vinyals, Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Municipal Institute of Medical Research, C Doctor Aiguader, 88, Barcelona 08003, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 65:56-60. 2008
    ..Air pollution has been associated with an increased risk for lung cancer. We examined whether long-term air pollution is associated with bladder cancer risk...
  43. ncbi Hair dye use is not associated with risk for bladder cancer: evidence from a case-control study in Spain
    Manolis Kogevinas
    Municipal Institute of Medical Research, Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Dr Aiguader 80, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Cancer 42:1448-54. 2006
    ..None of the polymorphisms examined significantly modified the hair dye associated risk. Overall, this study does not support an association between hair dye use and bladder cancer...
  44. pmc Mosaic uniparental disomies and aneuploidies as large structural variants of the human genome
    Benjamín Rodríguez-Santiago
    Departament de Ciencies Experimentals i de la Salut, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, E 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Hum Genet 87:129-38. 2010
    ....
  45. ncbi Generalizing molecular results arising from incomplete biological samples: expected bias and unexpected findings
    Miquel Porta
    Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Ann Epidemiol 12:7-14. 2002
    ..Here we report some expected bias and some unexpected findings during a study on mutations in the K-ras gene in exocrine pancreatic cancer (EPC)...
  46. pmc Genome-wide interaction study of smoking and bladder cancer risk
    Jonine D Figueroa
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA, Institute for Cancer Research, London, UK, Epidemiology Research Program, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA, Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Spain, Municipal Institute of Medical Research, Barcelona, Spain, CIBER Epidemiologia y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain, National School of Public Health, Athens, Greece, Maine Cancer Registry, Augusta, ME, USA, Spanish National Cancer Research Centre CNIO, Madrid, Spain, Vermont Cancer Registry, Burlington, VT, USA, Center for Genomics Research, SAIC Frederick, Inc, National Cancer Institute Frederick, Frederick, MD, USA, Information Management Services, Inc, Rockville, MD, USA, Imperial College London, London, UK, Department of Preventive Medicine and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Keck School of Medicine of USC, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
    Carcinogenesis 35:1737-44. 2014
    ..Our findings provide additional evidence of gene-environment interactions for tobacco and bladder cancer. ..
  47. doi Next-generation sequencing of urologic cancers: next is now
    Francisco X Real
    Epithelial Carcinogenesis Group, CNIO Spanish National Cancer Research Center, Madrid, Spain Departament de Ciéncies Experimentals i de la Salut, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain Electronic address
    Eur Urol 66:4-7. 2014
    ..This sequencing has unveiled new genes that are altered and new opportunities for tumour subclassification, prediction of outcome, and therapy. These opportunities will soon become realities...
  48. ncbi Imprint of human cytomegalovirus infection on the NK cell receptor repertoire
    Monica Guma
    Molecular Immunopathology Unit, DCEXS, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Blood 104:3664-71. 2004
    ..Altogether, these data support that HCMV infection selectively shapes the natural killer cell receptor (NKR) repertoire of NK and T cells from healthy carrier individuals...
  49. doi A dynamic model for the risk of bladder cancer progression
    Núria Porta
    Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Jordi Girona 1 3, 08034, Barcelona, Spain
    Stat Med 31:287-300. 2012
    ..By using specific measures of prospective accuracy in the presence of competing risks, the proposed dynamic model has shown to improve prediction accuracy and provides a more personalized management of bladder patients...
  50. pmc Meta-analysis of studies on individual consumption of chlorinated drinking water and bladder cancer
    C M Villanueva
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Municipal Institute of Medical Research IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:166-73. 2003
    ..To evaluate whether consumption of chlorinated drinking water is associated with bladder cancer...
  51. pmc Assessment of lifetime exposure to trihalomethanes through different routes
    C M Villanueva
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 63:273-7. 2006
    ..The study base was comprised of subjects living in the catchment areas of the participating hospitals...
  52. pmc Incomplete overlapping of biological, clinical, and environmental information in molecular epidemiological studies: a variety of causes and a cascade of consequences
    M Porta
    Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:734-8. 2002
  53. pmc Family history of cancer and germline BRCA2 mutations in sporadic exocrine pancreatic cancer
    F X Real
    Unitat de Biologia Cellular i Molecular, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Gut 50:653-7. 2002
    ..Hereditary factors have been reported in 5-10% of cases with exocrine pancreatic cancer and recent data support a role for BRCA2...
  54. pmc Advanced glossary on genetic epidemiology
    N Malats
    Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:562-4. 2003
    ..This should help the reader grasp the subtleties of each of these strategies and will allow the reader to research the literature according to their interest...
  55. ncbi Work in the textile industry in Spain and bladder cancer
    C Serra
    Unit of Occupational Health Research, University Pompeu Fabra, PRBB Building, 1st floor room 171 01, c Dr Aiguader, 88, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 65:552-9. 2008
    ..Textile manufacturing is a complex industry that has frequently been associated with bladder cancer. However, results have not been consistent. This study investigated the risk of bladder cancer in Spanish textile workers...
  56. ncbi Occupation and bladder cancer in a hospital-based case-control study in Spain
    C M Samanic
    Claudine M Samanic, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Room 8003, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Occup Environ Med 65:347-53. 2008
    ..We investigated the association between occupation and bladder cancer in a hospital-based case-control study conducted in Spain...