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The epidemiology of neonatal tumours
Neonatal tumours occur every 12,500–27,500 live births and comprise 2% of childhood malignancies, but there is little clarity as to their real prevalence, sites of origin and pathological nature asExpand
Breast cancer risk among women who start smoking as teenagers.
OBJECTIVE To examine the effect of smoking on breast cancer risk in a large population-based cohort of women, many of whom started smoking as teenagers. METHODS We followed 102,098 women, ages 30Expand
Review article: Epidemiology of male breast cancer. A meta‐analysis of published case‐control studies and discussion of selected aetiological factors
Male breast cancer is a rare tumour in all parts of the world. About 1% of all breast cancers occur in men, but the male/female ratio is higher among black than among white populations. This effectExpand
Breast Cancer Risk and the Combined Effect of Environmental Estrogens
AbstractObjective: The present study aimed to determine whether the combined effects of environmental estrogens measured as the total effective xenoestrogen burden (TEXB-alpha) are a risk factor forExpand
Tobacco smoking and cancer: a brief review of recent epidemiological evidence.
This report summarises the epidemiological evidence on the association between tobacco smoking and cancer, which was reviewed by an international group of scientists convened by IARC. StudiesExpand
Indoor air pollution and lung cancer in Guangzhou, People's Republic of China.
A case-control study comprising 224 male and 92 female incident lung cancer cases and the same number of individually matched hospital controls was conducted from June 1983 to June 1984 in Guangzhou,Expand
A case–control study of lung cancer in Casablanca, Morocco
Objective: To evaluate etiologic risk factors for lung cancer in Casablanca, Morocco. Methods: We conducted a hospital-based case–control study that included 118 incident lung cancer cases and 235Expand
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in Africa: a review of environmental levels
Several studies have shown an increase in PCB sources in Africa due to leakage and wrongly disposed transformers, continuing import of e-waste from countries of the North, shipwreck, and biomassExpand
Aberrant DNA Methylation of P16, MGMT, and hMLH1 Genes in Combination with MTHFR C677T Genetic Polymorphism in Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma
To explore the role of aberrant hypermethylation of cancer-related genes, such as P16, MGMT, and hMLH1, in the esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) as well as its relation to dietary folateExpand
The multitude and diversity of environmental carcinogens.
We have recently proposed that lifestyle-related factors, screening and aging cannot fully account for the present overall growing incidence of cancer. In order to propose the concept that inExpand