Elisabetta Rapiti

Summary

Affiliation: University of Geneva
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Determinants and effects of positive surgical margins after prostatectomy on prostate cancer mortality: a population-based study
    Valesca P Retel
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Global Health Institute, University of Geneva, 55 Bd, de la Cluse, Geneva 1205, Switzerland
    BMC Urol 14:86. 2014
  2. pmc Planning for the future: cancer incidence projections in Switzerland up to 2019
    Elisabetta Rapiti
    Geneva Cancer Registry, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 14:102. 2014
  3. pmc Importance and determinants of Gleason score undergrading on biopsy sample of prostate cancer in a population-based study
    Elisabetta Rapiti
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, 55 Boulevard de la Cluse, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Urol 13:19. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Increased risk of colon cancer after external radiation therapy for prostate cancer
    Elisabetta Rapiti
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Cancer 123:1141-5. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Increased risk of second cancer among patients with ovarian borderline tumors
    Christine Bouchardy
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Geneva University, Geneva, Switzerland
    Gynecol Oncol 109:210-4. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Lung cancer mortality risk among breast cancer patients treated with anti-estrogens
    Christine Bouchardy
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Cancer 117:1288-95. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Tumor location of the lower-inner quadrant is associated with an impaired survival for women with early-stage breast cancer
    Séverine Sarp
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:1031-9. 2007
  8. pmc Risk, characteristics, and prognosis of breast cancer after Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Nikolaus Veit-Rubin
    Geneva Cancer Registry, 55 Boulevard de la Cluse, Geneva, Switzerland
    Oncologist 17:783-91. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Short- and long-term mortality with localized prostate cancer
    Arnaud Merglen
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Geneva University, 55 Boulevard de la Cluse, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
    Arch Intern Med 167:1944-50. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Risk of second breast cancer according to estrogen receptor status and family history
    Christine Bouchardy
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, 55 Boulevard de la Cluse, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 127:233-41. 2011

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  1. pmc Determinants and effects of positive surgical margins after prostatectomy on prostate cancer mortality: a population-based study
    Valesca P Retel
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Global Health Institute, University of Geneva, 55 Bd, de la Cluse, Geneva 1205, Switzerland
    BMC Urol 14:86. 2014
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  2. pmc Planning for the future: cancer incidence projections in Switzerland up to 2019
    Elisabetta Rapiti
    Geneva Cancer Registry, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 14:102. 2014
    ..Projections of the national burden of cancer play a key role in planning cancer control programmes and investments. We present projections of cancer incidence rates and cases for the period up to 2015-2019 in Switzerland...
  3. pmc Importance and determinants of Gleason score undergrading on biopsy sample of prostate cancer in a population-based study
    Elisabetta Rapiti
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, 55 Boulevard de la Cluse, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Urol 13:19. 2013
    ..In this population-based study, we investigated the degree of concordance between Gleason scores obtained from prostate biopsies and those obtained from prostatectomy specimens, as well as the determinants of biopsy understaging...
  4. doi request reprint Increased risk of colon cancer after external radiation therapy for prostate cancer
    Elisabetta Rapiti
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Cancer 123:1141-5. 2008
    ..This study shows a significant increase of colon but not rectum cancer after radiotherapy for prostate cancer. The risk of second cancer after irradiation, although probably small, needs nevertheless to be carefully monitored...
  5. doi request reprint Increased risk of second cancer among patients with ovarian borderline tumors
    Christine Bouchardy
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Geneva University, Geneva, Switzerland
    Gynecol Oncol 109:210-4. 2008
    ..Such risk has not been investigated for ovarian borderline tumors. We aim to evaluate the risk of subsequent cancer occurrence among patients with borderline ovarian tumors in a population-based setting...
  6. doi request reprint Lung cancer mortality risk among breast cancer patients treated with anti-estrogens
    Christine Bouchardy
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Cancer 117:1288-95. 2011
    ..If this is true, use of anti-estrogens should be associated with decreased lung cancer mortality risk. The authors compared lung cancer incidence and mortality among breast cancer patients with and without anti-estrogen therapy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Tumor location of the lower-inner quadrant is associated with an impaired survival for women with early-stage breast cancer
    Séverine Sarp
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:1031-9. 2007
    ..As these metastases are not investigated, patients with lower-inner quadrant tumors have an increased risk of being under-staged and under-treated and may therefore have a higher risk of death from breast cancer...
  8. pmc Risk, characteristics, and prognosis of breast cancer after Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Nikolaus Veit-Rubin
    Geneva Cancer Registry, 55 Boulevard de la Cluse, Geneva, Switzerland
    Oncologist 17:783-91. 2012
    ..To assess breast cancer (BC) risk after Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL) and compare characteristics, risk of second BC, and prognosis of patients with these BCs with patients with first primary BC...
  9. ncbi request reprint Short- and long-term mortality with localized prostate cancer
    Arnaud Merglen
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Geneva University, 55 Boulevard de la Cluse, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
    Arch Intern Med 167:1944-50. 2007
    ..We assessed the effect of treatment on prostate cancer-specific mortality considering the determinants of treatment and prognosis...
  10. doi request reprint Risk of second breast cancer according to estrogen receptor status and family history
    Christine Bouchardy
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, 55 Boulevard de la Cluse, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 127:233-41. 2011
    ..Surveillance and prevention of second cancer occurrence should consider both ER status of the first tumor and family history...
  11. doi request reprint Changing pattern of age-specific breast cancer incidence in the Swiss canton of Geneva
    Christine Bouchardy
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, Geneva University, 55 Boulevard de la Cluse, 1205, Geneva, Switzerland
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 120:519-23. 2010
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  12. ncbi request reprint Survival of young and older breast cancer patients in Geneva from 1990 to 2001
    Elisabetta Rapiti
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer 41:1446-52. 2005
    ..We conclude that age is not an independent prognostic factor when accounting for breast tumor characteristics and treatment...
  13. doi request reprint Impact of socioeconomic status on prostate cancer diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis
    Elisabetta Rapiti
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Cancer 115:5556-65. 2009
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Breast-conserving surgery has equivalent effect as mastectomy on stage I breast cancer prognosis only when followed by radiotherapy
    Elisabetta Rapiti
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, Bd de la Cluse 55, CH 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
    Radiother Oncol 69:277-84. 2003
    ..Early-stage breast cancer is increasing and consequently the use of breast-conserving surgery (BCS). We examined the effect of mastectomy and BCS on overall and breast cancer survival in routine health care in Geneva, Switzerland...
  15. doi request reprint Antiestrogen therapy for breast cancer modifies the risk of subsequent cutaneous melanoma
    Caroline Huber
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, 55 Boulevard de la Cluse, Geneva, Switzerland
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 5:82-8. 2012
    ..Although our results are in agreement with the hypothesis that estrogens could play a role in melanoma occurrence, they need to be replicated in a larger study with data on potential confounders. ...
  16. ncbi request reprint Survival after bilateral breast cancer: results from a population-based study
    Helena M Verkooijen
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, Geneva University, 55 bd de la Cluse, CH 1205, Geneva, Switzerland
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 105:347-57. 2007
    ..Controversy exists on the impact of bilaterality of breast cancer on survival. We used population-based data to compare survival of women with unilateral versus bilateral breast cancer...
  17. ncbi request reprint Complete excision of primary breast tumor improves survival of patients with metastatic breast cancer at diagnosis
    Elisabetta Rapiti
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva
    J Clin Oncol 24:2743-9. 2006
    ..In this population-based study, we evaluate the impact of local surgery on survival of patients with metastatic breast cancer at diagnosis...
  18. pmc Patients' refusal of surgery strongly impairs breast cancer survival
    Helena M Verkooijen
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, Geneva University, Switzerland
    Ann Surg 242:276-80. 2005
    ..To compare patient and tumor characteristics and survival between women who refused and women who accepted surgery for breast cancer...
  19. ncbi request reprint Family history of breast or ovarian cancer modifies the risk of secondary leukemia after breast cancer: results from a population-based study
    Helena M Verkooijen
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, Geneva University, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Cancer 122:1114-7. 2008
    ..This excess risk is largely due to the increased risk of secondary chronic leukemia...
  20. doi request reprint Impact of obesity on diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer
    Carole Deglise
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Geneva University, 55 Boulevard de la Cluse, 1205, Geneva, Switzerland
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 120:185-93. 2010
    ..Specific strategies are needed to optimize the care of obese women with or at risk of breast cancer...
  21. ncbi request reprint Older female cancer patients: importance, causes, and consequences of undertreatment
    Christine Bouchardy
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, Geneva University, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Clin Oncol 25:1858-69. 2007
    ..Treatments are still influenced by unclear standards and have to be adapted to the older patient's general health status, but should also offer the best chance of cure...
  22. doi request reprint Determinants of genetic counseling uptake and its impact on breast cancer outcome: a population-based study
    Aurélie Ayme
    Department of Genetic and Laboratory Medicine, University Hospitals of Geneva, 4 rue Gabrielle Perret Gentil, 1205, Geneva, Switzerland
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 144:379-89. 2014
    ..A more thorough evaluation of sociodemographic and clinical predictors to attend the cancer genetic unit may help improving the use of genetic counseling services for at-risk individuals at a population level...
  23. doi request reprint Recent trends in prostate cancer mortality show a continuous decrease in several countries
    Christine Bouchardy
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Cancer 123:421-9. 2008
    ..The trends in prostate cancer mortality rates in examined countries suggest that PSA screening may be effective in reducing mortality from prostate cancer...
  24. pmc Accuracy of cause of death data routinely recorded in a population-based cancer registry: impact on cause-specific survival and validation using the Geneva Cancer Registry
    Robin Schaffar
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, 55 Boulevard de la Cluse, Geneva, 1205, Switzerland
    BMC Cancer 13:609. 2013
    ..This study aims to describe the difference between the official and revised cause-of-death variables and the impact on cancer survival estimates...
  25. ncbi request reprint Undertreatment strongly decreases prognosis of breast cancer in elderly women
    Christine Bouchardy
    Geneva Cancer Registry, 55 Boulevard de la Cluse 55, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
    J Clin Oncol 21:3580-7. 2003
    ..Treatments are influenced by unclear standards and are usually less aggressive. This study aims to evaluate determinants and effect of treatment choice on breast cancer prognosis among elderly patients...