Virginia Lope

Summary

Affiliation: Instituto de Salud Carlos III
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Perinatal and childhood factors and risk of prostate cancer in adulthood: MCC-Spain case-control study
    Virginia Lope
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health Avenida Monforte de Lemos 5, 28029, Madrid, Spain Consortium for Biomedical Research in Epidemiology and Public Health CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública, CIBERESP, Spain Cancer Epidemiology Research Group, Oncology and Hematology Area, IIS Puerta de Hierro IDIPHIM, Manuel de Falla 1, 28222, Madrid, Spain Electronic address
    Cancer Epidemiol 43:49-55. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Perinatal and childhood factors and risk of breast cancer subtypes in adulthood
    Virginia Lope
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Avenida Monforte de Lemos 5, 28029 Madrid, Spain Consortium for Biomedical Research in Epidemiology and Public Health CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública, CIBERESP, Spain Cancer Epidemiology Research Group, Oncology and Hematology Area, IIS Puerta de Hierro IDIPHIM, Manuel de Falla 1, 28222 Madrid, Spain Electronic address
    Cancer Epidemiol 40:22-30. 2016
  3. ncbi request reprint Occupation and thyroid cancer risk in Sweden
    Virginia Lope
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Area, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    J Occup Environ Med 47:948-57. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Childhood factors associated with mammographic density in adult women
    Virginia Lope
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Avda Monforte de Lemos, 5, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 130:965-74. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Occupation, exposure to chemicals, sensitizing agents, and risk of multiple myeloma in Sweden
    Virginia Lope
    CIBER en Epidemiología y Salud Pública, CIBERESP, Spain
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:3123-7. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Occupational exposure to chemicals and risk of thyroid cancer in Sweden
    Virginia Lope
    CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Madrid, Spain
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:267-74. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure to ionizing radiation and electromagnetic fields in relation to the risk of thyroid cancer in Sweden
    Virginia Lope
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Section, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, C Sinesio Delgado, 6, ES 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Scand J Work Environ Health 32:276-84. 2006
  8. pmc Municipal mortality due to thyroid cancer in Spain
    Virginia Lope
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Area, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 6:302. 2006
  9. pmc Municipal distribution of ovarian cancer mortality in Spain
    Virginia Lope
    CIBER en Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Cancer 8:258. 2008
  10. pmc Study of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma mortality associated with industrial pollution in Spain, using Poisson models
    Rebeca Ramis
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology and Cancer, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 9:26. 2009

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Publications36

  1. doi request reprint Perinatal and childhood factors and risk of prostate cancer in adulthood: MCC-Spain case-control study
    Virginia Lope
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health Avenida Monforte de Lemos 5, 28029, Madrid, Spain Consortium for Biomedical Research in Epidemiology and Public Health CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública, CIBERESP, Spain Cancer Epidemiology Research Group, Oncology and Hematology Area, IIS Puerta de Hierro IDIPHIM, Manuel de Falla 1, 28222, Madrid, Spain Electronic address
    Cancer Epidemiol 43:49-55. 2016
    ..In utero and early-life exposures are suspected to modulate the risk of prostate cancer. This study examines the influence of certain perinatal and childhood-related factors on prostate cancer risk overall and by Gleason score at biopsy...
  2. doi request reprint Perinatal and childhood factors and risk of breast cancer subtypes in adulthood
    Virginia Lope
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Avenida Monforte de Lemos 5, 28029 Madrid, Spain Consortium for Biomedical Research in Epidemiology and Public Health CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública, CIBERESP, Spain Cancer Epidemiology Research Group, Oncology and Hematology Area, IIS Puerta de Hierro IDIPHIM, Manuel de Falla 1, 28222 Madrid, Spain Electronic address
    Cancer Epidemiol 40:22-30. 2016
    ..This study examines the influence of childhood-related, socio-demographic and anthropometric variables on BC risk, overall and by specific pathologic subtypes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Occupation and thyroid cancer risk in Sweden
    Virginia Lope
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Area, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    J Occup Environ Med 47:948-57. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to identify occupations and industries with increased incidence of thyroid cancer in Swedish workers...
  4. doi request reprint Childhood factors associated with mammographic density in adult women
    Virginia Lope
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Avda Monforte de Lemos, 5, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 130:965-74. 2011
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  5. doi request reprint Occupation, exposure to chemicals, sensitizing agents, and risk of multiple myeloma in Sweden
    Virginia Lope
    CIBER en Epidemiología y Salud Pública, CIBERESP, Spain
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:3123-7. 2008
    ..This study sought to identify occupations with high incidence of multiple myeloma and to investigate possible excess risk associated with occupational exposure to chemicals and sensitizing agents in Sweden...
  6. doi request reprint Occupational exposure to chemicals and risk of thyroid cancer in Sweden
    Virginia Lope
    CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Madrid, Spain
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:267-74. 2009
    ..To explore thyroid cancer (TC) risk in the Swedish population, associated with occupational exposure to certain chemicals...
  7. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure to ionizing radiation and electromagnetic fields in relation to the risk of thyroid cancer in Sweden
    Virginia Lope
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Section, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, C Sinesio Delgado, 6, ES 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Scand J Work Environ Health 32:276-84. 2006
    ..This study sought to ascertain the risk of thyroid cancer in relation to occupational exposure to ionizing radiation and extremely low-frequency magnetic fields (ELFMF) in a cohort representative of Sweden's gainfully employed population...
  8. pmc Municipal mortality due to thyroid cancer in Spain
    Virginia Lope
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Area, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 6:302. 2006
    ..Thyroid cancer is a tumor with a low but growing incidence in Spain. This study sought to depict its spatial municipal mortality pattern, using the classic model proposed by Besag, York and Mollié...
  9. pmc Municipal distribution of ovarian cancer mortality in Spain
    Virginia Lope
    CIBER en Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Cancer 8:258. 2008
    ..Spain was the country that registered the greatest increases in ovarian cancer mortality in Europe. This study describes the municipal distribution of ovarian cancer mortality in Spain using spatial models for small-area analysis...
  10. pmc Study of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma mortality associated with industrial pollution in Spain, using Poisson models
    Rebeca Ramis
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology and Cancer, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 9:26. 2009
    ..This study sought to explore the relationship between NHL mortality in small areas in Spain and environmental exposure to pollutant emissions from EPER-registered industries, using three Poisson-regression-based mathematical models...
  11. pmc Adult weight gain, fat distribution and mammographic density in Spanish pre- and post-menopausal women (DDM-Spain)
    Marina Pollan
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Monforte de Lemos 5, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 134:823-38. 2012
    ..Once BMI, fat distribution and other confounders were considered, our results showed a clear dose-response gradient between the number of kg gained during adulthood and the proportion of dense tissue in the breast...
  12. doi request reprint Mortality due to lung, laryngeal and bladder cancer in towns lying in the vicinity of combustion installations
    Javier Garcia-Perez
    Environmental and Cancer Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, C Sinesio Delgado 6, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Sci Total Environ 407:2593-602. 2009
    ..Installations that burn fossil fuels to generate power may represent a health problem due to the toxic substances which they release into the environment...
  13. pmc Oesophageal cancer mortality in Spain: a spatial analysis
    Nuria Aragones
    Environmental and Cancer Epidemiology Unit, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Cancer 7:3. 2007
    ..Geographic mapping of age-standardized, cause-specific death rates at a municipal level could be a helpful and powerful tool for providing clues leading to a better understanding of its aetiology...
  14. pmc Municipal distribution of breast cancer mortality among women in Spain
    Marina Pollan
    Environmental and Cancer Epidemiology Unit, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Public Health, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Cancer 7:78. 2007
    ..This paper describes the municipal distribution of breast cancer mortality in Spain and its relationship with socio-economic indicators...
  15. pmc Health-related quality of life and mental health in the medium-term aftermath of the Prestige oil spill in Galiza (Spain): a cross-sectional study
    Jose Miguel Carrasco
    Environmental and Cancer Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 7:245. 2007
    ..In 2002 the oil-tanker Prestige sank off the Galician coast. This study analyzes the effect of this accident on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and mental health in the affected population...
  16. pmc The striking geographical pattern of gastric cancer mortality in Spain: environmental hypotheses revisited
    Nuria Aragones
    Environmental and Cancer Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Cancer 9:316. 2009
    ..This study describes the geographic distribution of gastric cancer mortality at a municipal level in Spain, from 1994-2003...
  17. doi request reprint Association Between Western and Mediterranean Dietary Patterns and Mammographic Density
    Adela Castelló
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, and the Consortium for Biomedical Research in Epidemiology and Public Health CIBERESP, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, the Cancer Epidemiology Research Group, Oncology and Hematology Area, IIS Puerta de Hierro IDIPHIM, Madrid, the Navarre Breast Cancer Screening Program, Public Health Institute, Pamplona, the Valencian Breast Cancer Screening Program, General Directorate of Public Health, Valencia, the Cancer Prevention and Control Unit, Catalonian Institute of Oncology ICO, Barcelona, the Balearic Islands Breast Cancer Screening Program, Directorate General of Public Health and Participation, Palma de Mallorca, Illes Balears, the Galician Breast Cancer Screening Program, Galician Regional Health Authority, A Coruna, the Castile León Breast Cancer Screening Program, General Directorate of Public Health, Burgos, the Aragón Breast Cancer Screening Program, Aragón Health Service, Zaragoza, and Universidad Miguel Hernandez, Sant Joan d Alacant, Spain
    Obstet Gynecol 128:574-81. 2016
    ..To examine the association between two dietary patterns (Western and Mediterranean), previously linked to breast cancer risk, and mammographic density...
  18. pmc Gastric cancer mortality trends in Spain, 1976-2005, differences by autonomous region and sex
    Esther García-Esquinas
    Environmental and Cancer Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Cancer 9:346. 2009
    ..This study sought to describe gastric cancer mortality time trends in Spain's regions for both sexes...
  19. pmc Calorie intake, olive oil consumption and mammographic density among Spanish women
    Nicolás García-Arenzana
    National Center for Epidemiology, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain Preventive Medicine Unit Hospital Infanta Leonor, Madrid, Spain
    Int J Cancer 134:1916-25. 2014
    ..These foods could thus modulate the prevalence of high MD, and important risk marker for breast cancer. ..
  20. pmc Socio-economic class, rurality and risk of cutaneous melanoma by site and gender in Sweden
    Beatriz Perez-Gomez
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Unit, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 8:33. 2008
    ..Cutaneous melanoma (CM) is a cancer usually associated with high socio-economic level in the literature. Few studies have, however, assessed this relationship by gender and site or the association between CM and rurality...
  21. pmc Obstetric history and mammographic density: a population-based cross-sectional study in Spain (DDM-Spain)
    Virginia Lope
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, National Center of Epidemiology, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Monforte de Lemos 5, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 132:1137-46. 2012
    ..These results suggest the influence of hormones and growth factors over the proliferative activity of the mammary gland...
  22. doi request reprint Use of hormone therapy and isoflavones and mammographic density in Spain
    Beatriz Isidoro
    1Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain 2Department of Preventive Medicine, HM Hospitals, Madrid, Spain 3Consortium for Biomedical Research in Epidemiology and Public Health CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública, CIBERESP, Spain 4Cancer Epidemiology Research Group, Oncology and Hematology Area, IIS Puerta de Hierro IDIPHIM, Madrid, Spain 5Castile León Breast Cancer Screening Programme, General Directorate Public Health SACYL, Burgos, Castile León, Spain 6Balearic Islands Breast Cancer Screening Programme, Health Promotion for Women and Childhood, General Directorate Public Health and Participation, Regional Authority of Health and Consumer Affairs, Balearic Islands, Palma de Mellorca, Spain 7Galicia Breast Cancer Screening Programme, Regional Authority of Health, Galicia Regional Government, Corunna, Spain 8Aragon Breast Cancer Screening Programme, Health Service of Aragón, Zaragoza, Spain 9Cancer Prevention and Control Unit, Catalan Institute of Oncology ICO, Barcelona, Spain 10Valencia Breast Cancer Screening Programme, General Directorate Public Health, France
    Menopause 23:556-64. 2016
    ..Here, we quantify the prevalence of HT and isoflavone use among postmenopausal Spanish women, determine associated risk factors, and explore the relationship between these therapies and mammographic density...
  23. pmc Menstrual and Reproductive Factors and Risk of Gastric and Colorectal Cancer in Spain
    Virginia Lope
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid 28029, Spain
    PLoS ONE 11:e0164620. 2016
    ..Sex hormones play a role in gastric cancer and colorectal cancer etiology, however, epidemiological evidence is inconsistent. This study examines the influence of menstrual and reproductive factors over the risk of both tumors...
  24. doi request reprint Reproducibility of data-driven dietary patterns in two groups of adult Spanish women from different studies
    Adela Castelló
    1Cancer Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Avenida Monforte de Lemos, 5, 28029, Madrid, Spain
    Br J Nutr 116:734-42. 2016
    ..More methodological studies are needed to establish an objective measurement and threshold to determine pattern similarity. ..
  25. pmc Decline in age at menarche among Spanish women born from 1925 to 1962
    Anna Cabanes
    Area de epidemiologia ambiental y cancer, Centro Nacional de Epidemiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Monforte de Lemos 5, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 9:449. 2009
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Cytogenetic status in newborns and their parents in Madrid: the BioMadrid study
    Virginia Lope
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Environ Mol Mutagen 51:267-77. 2010
    ..21; 95%CI:1.02-1.43). This last result suggests the need to implement greater control over populations which, by reason of their occupation or life style, are among those most exposed to this metal...
  27. pmc The Use of Antihypertensive Medication and the Risk of Breast Cancer in a Case-Control Study in a Spanish Population: The MCC-Spain Study
    Ines Gomez-Acebo
    CIBER Epidemiologia y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Madrid, Spain
    PLoS ONE 11:e0159672. 2016
    ..Furthermore, the debate has recently been fueled again with new data reporting an increased risk of breast cancer among women with a long history of use of antihypertensive drugs compared with nonusers...
  28. doi request reprint Breast and prostate cancer mortality and industrial pollution
    Javier Garcia-Perez
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Avda Monforte de Lemos, 5, 28029 Madrid, Spain Consortium for Biomedical Research in Epidemiology and Public Health CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Spain Electronic address
    Environ Pollut 214:394-9. 2016
    ..However, isolated statistical associations found in our study with respect to specific industrial groups warrant further investigation. ..
  29. pmc Association between the Adherence to the International Guidelines for Cancer Prevention and Mammographic Density
    Adela Castelló
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain Consortium for Biomedical Research in Epidemiology and Public Health CIBERESP, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain Cancer Epidemiology Research Group, Oncology and Hematology Area, IIS Puerta de Hierro IDIPHIM, Madrid, Spain
    PLoS ONE 10:e0132684. 2015
    ..The objective of the present study is to explore the association between MD and the compliance with the World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute for Cancer Research (WCRF/AICR) recommendations for cancer prevention...
  30. pmc Association between health information, use of protective devices and occurrence of acute health problems in the Prestige oil spill clean-up in Asturias and Cantabria (Spain): a cross-sectional study
    Jose Miguel Carrasco
    Environmental Epidemiology and Cancer Unit, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 6:1. 2006
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Alcohol, tobacco, and mammographic density: a population-based study
    Anna Cabanes
    National Center for Epidemiology, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 129:135-47. 2011
    ..Our study also shows how the effects of alcohol in the breast can be modified by other factors, such as smoking...
  32. pmc Validation of obesity based on self-reported data in Spanish women participants in breast cancer screening programmes
    Beatriz Isidoro
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Unit, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 11:960. 2011
    ....
  33. pmc Use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and risk of breast cancer: The Spanish Multi-Case-control (MCC) study
    Trinidad Dierssen-Sotos
    CIBER Epidemiologia y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Cancer 16:660. 2016
    ..e.: ductal/non-ductal, stage at diagnosis or presence of hormonal receptors)...
  34. doi request reprint Ovarian cancer mortality and industrial pollution
    Javier Garcia-Perez
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Avda Monforte de Lemos, 5, 28029 Madrid, Spain CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Spain IIS Puerta de Hierro, Majadahonda, Spain Electronic address
    Environ Pollut 205:103-10. 2015
    ..These results support that residing near industries could be a risk factor for ovarian cancer mortality. ..
  35. doi request reprint Hormonal contraception and postmenopausal hormone therapy in Spain: time trends and patterns of use
    Laura Costas
    1Unit of Infections and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Program, IDIBELL, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain 2Department of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain 3Consortium for Biomedical Research in Epidemiology and Public Health CIBER en Epidemiologia y Salud Pública, Madrid, Spain 4Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology Service, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain 5Public Health Division of Gipuzkoa, San Sebastian, Spain 6Biodonostia Research Institute, San Sebastian, Spain 7Environmental and Cancer Epidemiology Area, National Center of Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain 8Cancer Epidemiology Research Group, Oncology and Hematology Area, IIS Puerta de Hierro, Madrid, Spain 9Grupo de Investigación en Interacciones Gen Ambiente y Salud, Universidad de Leon, Leon, Spain 10Universidad de Cantabria IDIVAL, Santander, Spain 11Public Health Institute of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain 12Red de Investigación en Servicios de Salud en Enfermedades Crónicas, Madrid, Spain 13Institute of Oncology, IUOPA, University of Oviedo, Oviedo, Spain 14Cancer Prevention Program, Istanbul
    Menopause 22:1138-46. 2015
    ..This study aims to describe time trends in and patterns of use of hormonal contraception and postmenopausal hormone therapy and to identify factors associated with their use among Spanish women...
  36. doi request reprint Physical activity and breast cancer risk by pathological subtype
    Virginia Lope
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain Consortium for Biomedical Research in Epidemiology and Public Health CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública, CIBERESP, Madrid, Spain Cancer Epidemiology Research Group, Oncology and Hematology Area, IIS Puerta de Hierro IDIPHIM, Madrid, Spain
    Gynecol Oncol . 2017
    ..To examine the influence of physical activity on breast cancer risk and evaluate whether adherence to international recommendations is associated with a decreased risk...