Elio Riboli

Summary

Affiliation: Imperial College
Country: UK

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi request reprint The role of metabolic carcinogenesis in cancer causation and prevention: evidence from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Elio Riboli
    School of Public Health, Imperial College, London, UK
    Cancer Treat Res 159:3-20. 2014
  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 A comprehensive analysis of the androgen receptor gene and risk of breast cancer: results from the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)
    David G Cox
    Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Epidemiology Department, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 8:R54. 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 Genetic polymorphisms of the GNRH1 and GNRHR genes and risk of breast cancer in the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)
    Federico Canzian
    German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Cancer 9:257. 2009
  10. 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

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Publications97

  1. 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...
  2. doi request reprint The role of metabolic carcinogenesis in cancer causation and prevention: evidence from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Elio Riboli
    School of Public Health, Imperial College, London, UK
    Cancer Treat Res 159:3-20. 2014
    ..Key findings from EPIC in the role of nutrition and metabolic factors and cancer are highlighted. ..
  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 A comprehensive analysis of the androgen receptor gene and risk of breast cancer: results from the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)
    David G Cox
    Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Epidemiology Department, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 8:R54. 2006
    ..Here, we report on the results of a large and comprehensive study of the association between genetic variation in the AR gene and risk of breast cancer in the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)...
  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 Genetic polymorphisms of the GNRH1 and GNRHR genes and risk of breast cancer in the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)
    Federico Canzian
    German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Cancer 9:257. 2009
    ..We studied the association between breast cancer risk and polymorphisms in genes that code for GNRH1 and its receptor (GNRHR) in the large National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (NCI-BPC3)...
  10. 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)...
  11. doi request reprint Adherence to the World Cancer Research Fund/American Institute for Cancer Research guidelines and risk of death in Europe: results from the European Prospective Investigation into Nutrition and Cancer cohort study1,4
    Anne Claire Vergnaud
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:1107-20. 2013
    ....
  12. pmc Dietary fibre intake and risks of cancers of the colon and rectum in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition (EPIC)
    Neil Murphy
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e39361. 2012
    ..We explored whether the association remained after longer follow-up with a near threefold increase in colorectal cancer cases, and if the association varied by gender and tumour location...
  13. doi request reprint Weight change later in life and colon and rectal cancer risk in participants in the EPIC-PANACEA study
    Charlotte N Steins Bisschop
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands CNSB, CHvG, EMM, PHMP, and AMM the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, Netherlands HBB d M the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, Netherlands HBB d M the Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Nuthetal, Germany HB and KA the International Agency for Research on Cancer, WHO, Lyon, France MJ, HF, and PF the Division of Epidemiology, Public Health and Primary Care, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom HBB d M, TN, ER, and PHMP INSERM, Centre for research in Epidemiology and Population Health, Nutrition, Hormones and Women s Health Team, Villejuif, France MB R, GF, and AR University of Paris, Sud, Villejuif, France MB R, McGaw Park
    Am J Clin Nutr 99:139-47. 2014
    ..A moderate association exists between body mass index (BMI) and colorectal cancer. Less is known about the effect of weight change...
  14. pmc Consumption of dairy products and colorectal cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Neil Murphy
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e72715. 2013
    ..However, less is known about whether the inverse associations vary for individual dairy products with differing fat contents...
  15. pmc Pre-diagnostic concordance with the WCRF/AICR guidelines and survival in European colorectal cancer patients: a cohort study
    Dora Romaguera
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, W2 1PG, London, UK
    BMC Med 13:107. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between pre-diagnostic concordance with WCRF/AICR recommendations and mortality in colorectal cancer (CRC) patients...
  16. pmc Reproductive factors and risk of mortality in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition; a cohort study
    Melissa A Merritt
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, Norfolk Place, London, W2 1PG, UK
    BMC Med 13:252. 2015
    ..Our objective was to assess the relation of reproductive characteristics with all-cause and cause-specific mortality risk...
  17. doi request reprint Nutrient-wide association study of 57 foods/nutrients and epithelial ovarian cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study and the Netherlands Cohort Study
    Melissa A Merritt
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 103:161-7. 2016
    ..Studies of the role of dietary factors in epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) development have been limited, and no specific dietary factors have been consistently associated with EOC risk...
  18. pmc The association of pattern of lifetime alcohol use and cause of death in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition (EPIC) study
    Manuela M Bergmann
    German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Division of Epidemiology, Nuthetal, Germany, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health CAMH, Toronto, Canada, Institute for Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Technische Universitat Dresden, Dresden, Germany, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark, Nutrition, Hormones and Women s Health, CESP Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Public Health, and Paris South University, Villejuif, France, Department of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany, WHO Collaborating Center for Food and Nutrition Policies, Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece, Hellenic Health Foundation, Athens, Greece, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA, Bureau of Epidemiologic Research
    Int J Epidemiol 42:1772-90. 2013
    ..There is limited evidence for an association between the pattern of lifetime alcohol use and cause-specific risk of death...
  19. doi request reprint Second-hand smoke, cotinine levels, and risk of circulatory mortality in a large cohort study of never-smokers
    Valentina Gallo
    Division of Epidemiology, Public Health and Primary Care, Imperial College, London W2 1PG, United Kingdom
    Epidemiology 21:207-14. 2010
    ..A secondary aim was to use cotinine levels for cross-validating self-reported second-hand smoke exposure...
  20. doi request reprint Anthropometric characteristics and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and multiple myeloma risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Julie A Britton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College London, Room 151, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place W2 1PG, London, UK
    Haematologica 93:1666-77. 2008
    ..It has been hypothesized that this may be due, in part, to the parallel rising prevalence of obesity. It is biologically plausible that anthropometric characteristics can infuence the risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and multiple myeloma...
  21. doi request reprint Mediterranean dietary patterns and prospective weight change in participants of the EPIC-PANACEA project
    Dora Romaguera
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:912-21. 2010
    ..There is an association between a greater adherence to a Mediterranean diet and a reduced risk of developing chronic diseases. However, it is not clear whether this dietary pattern may be protective also against the development of obesity...
  22. pmc Dietary determinants of changes in waist circumference adjusted for body mass index - a proxy measure of visceral adiposity
    Dora Romaguera
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
    PLoS ONE 5:e11588. 2010
    ..Hence, the objective of the present study was to assess the association between dietary factors and prospective changes in visceral adiposity as measured by changes in the phenotype WC(BMI)...
  23. doi request reprint Smoking and risk for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: analysis of the EPIC cohort
    Valentina Gallo
    Division of Epidemiology, Public Health and Primary Care, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
    Ann Neurol 65:378-85. 2009
    ..The extensive longitudinal data of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) were used to evaluate age-specific mortality rates from ALS and the role of cigarette smoking on the risk of dying from ALS...
  24. ncbi request reprint Air pollution and risk of lung cancer in a prospective study in Europe
    Paolo Vineis
    Imperial College London, London, UK
    Int J Cancer 119:169-74. 2006
    ..The association with NO(2) did not change after adjustment by cotinine and additional potential confounders, including occupational exposures. No clear association was found with other pollutants...
  25. doi request reprint Meat consumption and prospective weight change in participants of the EPIC-PANACEA study
    Anne Claire Vergnaud
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:398-407. 2010
    ..Meat intake may be related to weight gain because of its high energy and fat content. Some observational studies have shown that meat consumption is positively associated with weight gain, but intervention studies have shown mixed results...
  26. doi request reprint Diabetes and the risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and multiple myeloma in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Aneire E Khan
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, Public Health and Primary Care, Imperial College London, St Mary s Campus, Variety Wing, Norfolk Place, Paddington, London W2 1PG
    Haematologica 93:842-50. 2008
    ..Increases in the incidence of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and multiple myeloma in the past implicate environmental factors as potential causal agents...
  27. doi request reprint Adherence to the Mediterranean diet is associated with lower abdominal adiposity in European men and women
    Dora Romaguera
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College London, London W2 1PG, UK
    J Nutr 139:1728-37. 2009
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Physical activity and lymphoid neoplasms in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and nutrition (EPIC)
    Catharina M van Veldhoven
    Imperial College London, Dept of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London W21PG, UK
    Eur J Cancer 47:748-60. 2011
    ..It has been hypothesised that regular exercise may modulate the immune system and thereby reduce the risk of developing the disease...
  29. doi request reprint Meta-analyses of vitamin D intake, 25-hydroxyvitamin D status, vitamin D receptor polymorphisms, and colorectal cancer risk
    Mathilde Touvier
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:1003-16. 2011
    ..We also aimed at conducting meta-analysis of all studies on CRC and vitamin D receptor (VDR) single-nucleotide polymorphisms...
  30. pmc Food composition of the diet in relation to changes in waist circumference adjusted for body mass index
    Dora Romaguera
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e23384. 2011
    ..Dietary factors such as low energy density and low glycemic index were associated with a lower gain in abdominal adiposity. A better understanding of which food groups/items contribute to these associations is necessary...
  31. doi request reprint Exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in childhood and incidence of cancer in adulthood in never smokers in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Shu Chun Chuang
    School of Public Health, Imperial College London, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, W2 1PG, London, UK
    Cancer Causes Control 22:487-94. 2011
    ..among those who had been exposed daily in childhood (overall HR = 2.09, 95% CI = 1.14-3.84). In conclusion, childhood ETS exposure might not be a major risk factor for common cancers in adulthood...
  32. doi request reprint Fiber intake and total and cause-specific mortality in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition cohort
    Shu Chun Chuang
    School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:164-74. 2012
    ..Previous studies have shown that high fiber intake is associated with lower mortality. However, little is known about the association of dietary fiber with specific causes of death other than cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Can noncommunicable diseases be prevented? Lessons from studies of populations and individuals
    Majid Ezzati
    MRC HPA, Centre for Environment and Health and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London W2 1PG, UK
    Science 337:1482-7. 2012
    ....
  34. pmc Prediagnostic body fat and risk of death from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: the EPIC cohort
    Valentina Gallo
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College, London, UK
    Neurology 80:829-38. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate for the first time the association between body fat and risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) with an appropriate prospective study design...
  35. pmc Reproductive factors and epithelial ovarian cancer survival in the EPIC cohort study
    Jelena Bešević
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
    Br J Cancer 113:1622-31. 2015
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Parkinson's Disease Case Ascertainment in the EPIC Cohort: The NeuroEPIC4PD Study
    Valentina Gallo
    School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Neurodegener Dis 15:331-8. 2015
    ..Here we describe the procedures we used for ascertaining PD cases in the EPIC (European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition) study...
  37. doi request reprint Is concordance with World Cancer Research Fund/American Institute for Cancer Research guidelines for cancer prevention related to subsequent risk of cancer? Results from the EPIC study
    Dora Romaguera
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:150-63. 2012
    ....
  38. pmc Social inequalities and mortality in Europe--results from a large multi-national cohort
    Valentina Gallo
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e39013. 2012
    ..The purpose of this work is to investigate the contribution of specific risk factors to social inequalities in cause-specific mortality using a large multi-country cohort of Europeans...
  39. ncbi request reprint Dietary determinants of epithelial ovarian cancer: a review of the epidemiologic literature
    Mandy Schulz
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Nutr Cancer 50:120-40. 2004
    ..In particular, future studies need to address the effect of milk products according to fat content and possible biological mechanisms to explain observed effects...
  40. ncbi request reprint The association of gastric cancer risk with plasma folate, cobalamin, and methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase polymorphisms in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Stein Emil Vollset
    LOCUS for Homocysteine and Related Vitamins, Institute of Medicine, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2416-24. 2007
    ..However, we observed increased gastric cancer risk at low cobalamin levels that was most likely due to compromised cobalamin status in atrophic gastritis preceding gastric cancer...
  41. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure and risk of renal cell carcinoma in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Steffen Weikert
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 167:438-46. 2008
    ..These results support the hypothesis that hypertension, rather than its medications, increases the risk of RCC in both sexes, while effective blood pressure control may lower the risk...
  42. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposures, environmental tobacco smoke, and lung cancer
    Fabrizio Veglia
    Institute for Scientific Interchange ISI Foundation, Turin, Italy
    Epidemiology 18:769-75. 2007
    ..We have studied the association between 52 high-risk job titles and lung cancer incidence in a large prospective study, with more than 200,000 participants followed for more than 6 years and 809 incident cases of lung cancer...
  43. doi request reprint Circulating concentrations of folate and vitamin B12 in relation to prostate cancer risk: results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study
    Mattias Johansson
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Sciences, Urology and Andrology, Umea University, 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:279-85. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between prostate cancer risk and circulating concentrations of folate and vitamin B(12) in a large prospective cohort...
  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. 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...
  46. 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
    ....
  47. doi request reprint A susceptibility locus for lung cancer maps to nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunit genes on 15q25
    Rayjean J Hung
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon 69008, France
    Nature 452:633-7. 2008
    ..Our results provide compelling evidence of a locus at 15q25 predisposing to lung cancer, and reinforce interest in nicotinic acetylcholine receptors as potential disease candidates and chemopreventative targets...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. ncbi request reprint Body mass index in relation to ovarian cancer: a multi-centre nested case-control study
    Annekatrin Lukanova
    Department of Nutrition and Cancer, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 99:603-8. 2002
    ..02. There was some evidence of direct association of ovarian cancer with height, which was limited to cancers diagnosed before age 55. Our data suggest that increasing body weight may confer a protection against ovarian cancer...
  52. ncbi request reprint Serum sex steroids in premenopausal women and breast cancer risk within the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Rudolf Kaaks
    Nutrition and Hormones Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:755-65. 2005
    ..We conducted a case-control study nested within the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition cohort to examine associations among premenopausal serum concentrations of sex steroids and subsequent breast cancer risk...
  53. pmc Meat, fish, and colorectal cancer risk: the European Prospective Investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Teresa Norat
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69 372 Lyon cedex 08, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:906-16. 2005
    ..Current evidence suggests that high red meat intake is associated with increased colorectal cancer risk. High fish intake may be associated with a decreased risk, but the existing evidence is less convincing...
  54. 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...
  55. ncbi request reprint Erythrocyte membrane phospholipid composition as a biomarker of dietary fat
    Barbara J Fuhrman
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Ann Nutr Metab 50:95-102. 2006
    ....
  56. 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...
  57. ncbi request reprint Fish consumption and breast cancer risk. The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Dagrun Engeset
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Cancer 119:175-82. 2006
    ..Although the period of follow-up is relatively short, the results provide no evidence for an association between fish intake and breast cancer risk...
  58. ncbi request reprint Meat intake and risk of stomach and esophageal adenocarcinoma within the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Department of Epidemiology, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:345-54. 2006
    ..We examined the risks of gastric cancer and esophageal adenocarcinoma associated with meat consumption within the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohort...
  59. 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...
  60. 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
    ....
  61. 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...
  62. ncbi request reprint Within- and between-cohort variation in measured macronutrient intakes, taking account of measurement errors, in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study
    Pietro Ferrari
    Unit of Nutrition and Cancer, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Epidemiol 160:814-22. 2004
    ..After calibration, the two components had a similar weight. This observation has important implications for the analysis of multicenter studies because the between-cohort component provides a large part of the overall heterogeneity...
  63. ncbi request reprint Plasma levels of six carotenoids in nine European countries: report from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Wael K Al-Delaimy
    Unit of Nutrition and Cancer, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Public Health Nutr 7:713-22. 2004
    ..Few studies have compared levels of these carotenoids between countries in Europe...
  64. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor II and colorectal cancer risk in women
    Kelly J Hunt
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:901-5. 2002
    ..Mechanisms that might cause the increase in IGF-II levels are unknown but may include loss of parental imprinting of the IGF-II gene...
  65. ncbi request reprint Plasma insulin, IGF-binding proteins-1 and -2 and risk of colorectal cancer: a prospective study in northern Sweden
    Richard Palmqvist
    Department of Medical Biosciences, Umea University Hospital, Umea, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 107:89-93. 2003
    ..Our results only moderately support a possible relationship of chronic hyperinsulinemia with colon cancer risk...
  66. 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...
  67. 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...
  68. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology studies on diet and cancer
    Franco Berrino
    UO Epidemiologia, Istituto Nazionale per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 89:581-5. 2003
  69. ncbi request reprint Anthropometry, breast cancer and menopausal status: use of repeated measurements over 10 years of follow-up-results of the French E3N women's cohort study
    Bertrand Tehard
    Equipe E3N IGR, INSERM XR 521, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France
    Int J Cancer 111:264-9. 2004
    ..We strongly recommend to use anthropometric measurements updated during follow-up to assess the effect of weight, BMI on breast cancer risk...
  70. ncbi request reprint Amount of DNA in plasma and cancer risk: a prospective study
    Emmanuelle Gormally
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 111:746-9. 2004
    ..e., a time elapsed between blood drawing and disease onset lower than 36 months. This was particularly true for COPD deaths (OR = 12.7; 95% CI = 1.57-103) and leukemia (OR = 2.37; 95% CI = 1.20-4.67)...
  71. 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...
  72. 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
  73. ncbi request reprint Anthropometry, physical activity, and the risk of pancreatic cancer in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Amy Berrington de Gonzalez
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Richard Doll Building, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford OX3 7LF, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:879-85. 2006
    ..50-1.35 for most active versus inactive). Future studies should consider including measurements of waist and hip circumference, to further investigate the relationship between central adiposity and the risk of pancreatic cancer...
  74. ncbi request reprint No association between polymorphisms in CYP2E1, GSTM1, NAT1, NAT2 and the risk of gastric adenocarcinoma in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Antonio Agudo
    Unit of Epidemiology Catalan Institute of Oncology, Av Gran Via s n km 2 7, 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1043-5. 2006
  75. ncbi request reprint Haplotype-based analysis of common variation in the acetyl-coA carboxylase alpha gene and breast cancer risk: a case-control study nested within the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Olga M Sinilnikova
    IARC, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:409-15. 2007
    ..However, they suggest a possible role of the ACC-alpha common sequence variants in susceptibility to breast cancer and encourage studies of other genes involved in fatty acid synthesis...
  76. ncbi request reprint Serum C-peptide, IGFBP-1 and IGFBP-2 and risk of colon and rectal cancers in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Mazda Jenab
    Nutrition and Hormones Group, IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 121:368-76. 2007
    ..No clear colorectal cancer risk associations were observed for IGFBP-1 or -2. This large prospective study confirms that hyperinsulinemia, as determined by C-peptide levels, is associated with an increased colorectal cancer risk...
  77. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and survival of older Europeans: the EPIC-Elderly Study (European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition)
    Christina Bamia
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens, Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Street, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Public Health Nutr 10:590-8. 2007
    ..To investigate the association of a posteriori dietary patterns with overall survival of older Europeans...
  78. 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...
  79. ncbi request reprint Diet and cancer prevention: where we are, where we are going
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Department of Epidemiology, Institut Catala d Oncologia, L Hospitalet, Barcelona
    Nutr Cancer 56:225-31. 2006
    ....
  80. 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...
  81. ncbi request reprint Serum lycopene, other carotenoids, and prostate cancer risk: a nested case-control study in the prostate, lung, colorectal, and ovarian cancer screening trial
    Ulrike Peters
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, P O Box 19024, 1100 Fairview Avenue North M4 B402, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:962-8. 2007
    ..This has stimulated extensive laboratory and clinical research, as well as much commercial and public enthusiasm. However, the epidemiologic evidence remains inconclusive...
  82. ncbi request reprint Serum androgens and prostate cancer among 643 cases and 643 controls in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Ruth C Travis
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Int J Cancer 121:1331-8. 2007
    ....
  83. ncbi request reprint Cereal fiber intake may reduce risk of gastric adenocarcinomas: the EPIC-EURGAST study
    Mendez M A
    Department of Epidemiology, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona ICO IDIBELL, Spain
    Int J Cancer 121:1618-23. 2007
    ..Cereal fiber consumption may help to reduce risk of GC, particularly diffuse type tumors. Further study on different food sources of fiber in relation to GC risk is warranted to confirm these relationships...
  84. 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...
  85. 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...
  86. 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...
  87. 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
    ....
  88. 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...
  89. 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
    ....
  90. 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
    ....
  91. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and lung cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition Cohort
    Karen Steindorf
    Unit of Environmental Epidemiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 119:2389-97. 2006
    ..It can be assumed that the elevated risks found for occupational physical activity are not produced mechanistically by physical activity itself but rather reflect exposure to occupation-related lung cancer risk factors...
  92. 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...
  93. 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...
  94. ncbi request reprint CagA+ Helicobacter pylori infection and gastric cancer risk in the EPIC-EURGAST study
    Domenico Palli
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, CSPO, Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Florence, Italy
    Int J Cancer 120:859-67. 2007
    ..This association was limited to distal GC, while serologically defined SCAG was strongly associated with cardia GC, thus suggesting a divergent risk pattern for these 2 sites...
  95. 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...
  96. 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
    ....