Elena Gelormino

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A breast unit is a cancer centre specialised in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with breast cancer. The high level of specialised skills involved in running a breast unit makes it an expensive pattern of care. The European Society of Mastology (EUSOMA) recommends a minimum caseload of 150 cases sufficient to maintain expertise for each team member(More)
Mental health (MH) has a relevant burden on the health of populations. Common MH disorders (anxiety and non-psychotic depression) are well associated to socioeconomic individual and neighborhood characteristics, but little is known about the influence of urban structure. We analyzed among a Turin (Northwest Italy) urban population the association at area(More)
OBJECTIVE The Health in All Policies strategy aims to engage every policy domain in health promotion. The more socially disadvantaged groups are usually more affected by potential negative impacts of policies if they are not health oriented. The built environment represents an important policy domain and, apart from its housing component, its impact on(More)
Reply Response to Kestens et al. Comments on Melis et al. The commentary from Kestens et al. [1] raises interesting issues about measuring contextual exposures and encourages new studies to incorporate them in their design: as a group of researchers, we strongly support their view and think that those useful reflections should be used as guidelines for(More)
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