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Physical activity and mortality in patients with colorectal cancer: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2019 Apr 5. Epub 2019 Apr 5.

Department of Gastroenterology, the First Affiliated Hospital, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, Henan Province, People's Republic of China.

The association between physical activity (PA) and colorectal cancer (CRC) patients' survival is inconsistent. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to summarize published articles on this issue. We performed a comprehensive search of the PubMed, Embase, and Web of Science databases for relevant articles through 28 February 2018. Read More

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Effect of metformin on the risk of prostate cancer in patients with type 2 diabetes by considering different confounding factors: a meta-analysis of observational studies.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2019 Apr 3. Epub 2019 Apr 3.

Department of Epidemiology and Health Statistics, School of Health Sciences, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China.

Preclinical studies have suggested the antitumorigenic properties of metformin on prostate cancer; results from epidemiological studies remain contradictory. We aim to investigate the evidence of metformin and the risk of prostate cancer. PubMed, Embase, Cochrane Library, and Web of Science databases were searched for eligible studies. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000514DOI Listing
April 2019
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Letter to the Editor on 'dietary patterns and endometrial cancer: a meta-analysis'.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2019 05;28(3):243

Community Nutrition, School of Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS), Tehran, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000445DOI Listing
May 2019
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Oral potentially malignant disorders: clinical diagnosis and current screening aids: a narrative review.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2019 Mar 27. Epub 2019 Mar 27.

Department of Internal Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Centre, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.

Around 300 000 patients are estimated to have oral cancer worldwide annually, and the incidence is higher in South Asian countries. In 2005, at the Congress of WHO, the term potentially malignant disorder (PMD)/lesion was suggested as a replacement for premalignant oral lesions and conditions. PMDs are those lesions of the oral mucosa that are at an increased risk of malignant transformation compared with the healthy mucosa. Read More

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Effect of green tea and lycopene on the insulin-like growth factor system: the ProDiet randomized controlled trial.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2019 Mar 27. Epub 2019 Mar 27.

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centre at University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Bristol.

Whether prostate cancer (PCa) may be preventable by dietary interventions can be assessed in randomized trials using intermediate biomarkers of cancer risk or progression. We investigated whether lycopene or green tea modify circulating insulin-like growth factor (IGF) peptides in men at increased risk of PCa. Participants (aged 50-69 years) in one centre in the UK wide PCa testing and treatment trial (ProtecT) with prostate specific antigen between 2. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000502DOI Listing
March 2019
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Doneness preferences, meat and meat-derived heterocyclic amines intake, and N-acetyltransferase 2 polymorphisms: association with colorectal adenoma in Japanese Brazilians.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2019 Mar 25. Epub 2019 Mar 25.

Epidemiology and Prevention Group, Center for Public Health Sciences, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan.

Intake of heterocyclic amines (HCAs) and other mutagenic compounds formed during cooking has been hypothesized to be responsible for the positive association observed between red meat and colorectal cancer. We evaluated whether well-done/very well-done preferences for various meat and fish items, higher intakes of meat and fish, and meat-derived and fish-derived HCA are associated with the risk of colorectal adenoma (CRA) in a Japanese-Brazilian population. We selected 302 patients with adenoma and 403 control individuals who underwent total colonoscopy between 2007 and 2013, and collected information on aspects of meat intake using a detailed questionnaire. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000506DOI Listing
March 2019
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Cytopathological tests for early detection of oral carcinogenesis.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2019 Mar 25. Epub 2019 Mar 25.

Department of Oral Pathology, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul.

The carcinogenesis in the oral cavity occurs as a multistep process and is often preceded by potentially malignant lesions. The main risk factors for the development of oral cancer are smoking and alcohol intake. The current challenge is to identify patients at greatest risk for the development of oral cancer using noninvasive and effective methods. Read More

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The association of metabolic syndrome and its components with serum prostate-specific antigen levels.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2019 Mar 25. Epub 2019 Mar 25.

Departments of Health Management Center.

Metabolic syndrome (MetS) can increase the risk of prostate cancer. Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) is the marker for prostate cancer puncture screening. The aim of our study was to investigate the association between MetS and its components with PSA levels. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000508DOI Listing
March 2019
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Protection of cancer in patients with neurodegenerative diseases.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2019 Mar 20. Epub 2019 Mar 20.

State Key Laboratory of Biocontrol, Biomedical Center, School of Life Sciences, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000478DOI Listing
March 2019
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Vinegar production and cancer risk.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2019 Mar 20. Epub 2019 Mar 20.

State Key Laboratory of Biocontrol, School of Life Sciences, Sun Yat-sen University, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000477DOI Listing

Who will benefit from colorectal cancer prevention measures?

Eur J Cancer Prev 2019 Mar 20. Epub 2019 Mar 20.

State Key Laboratory of Biocontrol, Biomedical Center, School of Life Sciences, Sun Yat-sen University.

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Topical application of a dual PI3K/mTOR inhibitor prevents anal carcinogenesis in a human papillomavirus mouse model of anal cancer.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2019 Mar 18. Epub 2019 Mar 18.

Departments of Surgery.

Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is the major risk factor for anal dysplasia that may progress to squamous cell carcinoma of the anus. We have previously shown that systemic administration of a PI3K/mTOR inhibitor (BEZ235), an autophagic inducer, results in decreased squamous cell carcinoma of the anus in our HPV mouse model. In this study, we investigate the effect of the local, topical application of a BEZ235 on tumor-free survival, histopathology, PI3K/mTOR, and autophagy. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000505DOI Listing
March 2019
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Genetic polymorphisms in TLR1, TLR2, TLR4, and TLR10 of Helicobacter pylori-associated gastritis in Thai population.

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Viroj Wiwanitkit

Eur J Cancer Prev 2019 03;28(2):142-143

Hainan Medical University, Haikou, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000434DOI Listing
March 2019
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The transition from adolescence to adulthood as a 'sensitive period' for developing cancer risk: the contribution of obesity and sociobehavioral mechanisms.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2019 03;28(2):142

Department of Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry 'Scuola Medica Salernitana', University of Salerno, Baronissi, Salerno, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000425DOI Listing
March 2019
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Awareness of breast cancer incidence and risk factors among healthy women in Germany: an update after 10 years.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2019 Jan 23. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Breast Center for Franconia, Comprehensive Cancer Center Erlangen-EMN, Erlangen University Hospital, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen, Nuremberg.

Early breast cancer detection programs depend for effectiveness on the participation rate, which is affected by risk factor awareness. This study investigated changes in women's risk factor awareness between 2004 and 2016. Results from a 2004 survey of 2107 healthy women were compared with new data obtained using the same questionnaire in 2016, with 866 participants indicating their knowledge and perceptions regarding breast cancer incidence, risk factors, risk perceptions, and levels of concern. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000500DOI Listing
January 2019
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Effects of fish oil supplementation on eicosanoid production in patients at higher risk for colorectal cancer.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2019 05;28(3):188-195

Department of Medicine.

Fish oil supplementation may represent a potential chemopreventive agent for reducing colorectal cancer risk. The mechanism of action of fish oil is unknown but presumed to be related to eicosanoid modification. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of fish oil supplementation on the levels of urinary and rectal eicosanoids. Read More

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May 2019
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Red meat and processed meat intake and risk of colorectal cancer: a population-based case-control study.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2019 Jan 10. Epub 2019 Jan 10.

Department of Community Medicine and Epidemiology, Lady Davis Carmel Medical Center, Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.

To examine the association between red meat subtypes intake and risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) among Jewish and Arabs populations in a unique Mediterranean environment. The Molecular Epidemiology of Colorectal Cancer study (n=10 026) is a prospective population-based case-control study in northern Israel. Participants were interviewed in-person about their dietary intake and lifestyle using a questionnaire that included a food-frequency questionnaire. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000451DOI Listing
January 2019
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Genetic polymorphisms in TLR1, TLR2, TLR4, and TLR10 of Helicobacter pylori-associated gastritis: a prospective cross-sectional study in Thailand.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2019 01;28(1):58

School of Surgery, Institute of Medicine, Suranaree University of Technology, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand.

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January 2019
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The risk for childhood malignancies in the offspring of mothers with previous gestational diabetes mellitus: a population-based cohort study.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2018 Nov 26. Epub 2018 Nov 26.

Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center.

The hyperglycemic intrauterine environment has been shown to have long-term effects on offspring. We aimed to evaluate its effect on the long-term risk of childhood malignancies. This was a population-based cohort analysis comparing the risk for long-term childhood malignancies (≤18 years) in children born to mothers with and without gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000487DOI Listing
November 2018
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Red meat intake, CYP2E1 and PPARγ polymorphisms, and colorectal cancer risk.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2018 Nov 26. Epub 2018 Nov 26.

Department of Food and Nutrition, College of Human Ecology, Seoul National University, Seoul.

The association between red meat intake and colorectal cancer (CRC) may be modulated by genetic polymorphisms of cytochrome P450 2E1 (CYP2E1), a key enzyme in the metabolism of nitrosamines, and peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma (PPARγ), a transcription factor involved in adipogenesis and lipid and glucose metabolism. We conducted a case-control study of 971 patients with CRC and 658 controls who were admitted to two university hospitals between 1995 and 2004 in Seoul, Korea. Participants were asked about red meat intake by using a validated food frequency questionnaire. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000462DOI Listing
November 2018
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Helicobacter pylori seroprevalence in Spain: influence of adult and childhood sociodemographic factors.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2018 Nov 26. Epub 2018 Nov 26.

Consortium for Biomedical Research in Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública, CIBERESP).

Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) chronic infection causes severe digestive diseases, including gastric cancer, and certain strains entail a higher risk. Risk factors for this infection are still not fully understood. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000483DOI Listing
November 2018
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Nomogram-based prediction of cervical dysplasia persistence/recurrence.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2018 Nov 26. Epub 2018 Nov 26.

Department of Gynecologic Oncology.

The widespread introduction of screening methods allow to identify cervical dysplasia before having invasive cancer. The risk of developing cervical dysplasia persistence/recurrence following conization represent a major health issue. Although several studies tried to identify predictors for cervical dysplasia persistence/recurrence, no previous study has been conducted to develop a risk calculator. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000475DOI Listing
November 2018
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Colorectal cancer screening in hospitalized patients: results from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2018 Nov 15. Epub 2018 Nov 15.

College of Osteopathic Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is preventable with regular screening. This study aims to determine estimates and predictors of inpatient CRC screening during hospitalization in the USA. This nationwide population-based study utilized data from the National Inpatient Sample database from 2005 to 2014 to examine rates of CRC screening among hospitalized patients. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000488DOI Listing
November 2018
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Integration rates of human papilloma virus genome in a molecular survey on cervical specimens among Iranian patients.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2018 Dec 5. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases Research Center.

The human papilloma virus (HPV) as a major causative agent of different cancers is under investigation globally. In this study, we aim to investigate HPV infection in different cytological and pathological stages by different molecular methods, and then the viral genome integration of HPV-16 and -18 is determined by a specific real-time PCR method. The study included women who underwent liquid-based cytology. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000498DOI Listing
December 2018
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Lifestyle behaviours and health measures of women at increased risk of breast cancer taking chemoprevention.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2018 Nov 15. Epub 2018 Nov 15.

Manchester Breast Centre, Manchester Cancer Research Centre, University of Manchester.

Women at increased breast cancer (BC) risk are eligible for chemoprevention. Healthy lifestyles are potentially important for these women to improve efficacy and minimise side effects of chemoprevention and reduce the risk of BC and other lifestyle-related conditions. We investigated whether women taking chemoprevention adhere to healthy lifestyle recommendations, how their lifestyle risk factors and health measures compare to women in the general population, and whether these change whilst taking chemoprevention. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000493DOI Listing
November 2018
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Immigration, screening, and cervical cancer incidence: an application of Age-Period-Cohort analysis.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.

School of Specialization in Hygiene and Preventive Medicine.

Cervical cancer (CC) control is based on the implementation of effective screening programs. In the coming years, human papilloma virus vaccination coverage will contribute considerably toward cancer prevention. In Italy, where an organized screening program has been implemented, immigration from low/middle-income countries with a high prevalence of human papilloma virus infections has increased steadily over the last decades. Read More

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December 2018
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A colorectal cancer diet quality index is inversely associated with colorectal cancer in the Malmö diet and cancer study.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2018 Nov 12. Epub 2018 Nov 12.

Department of Clinical Sciences, Division of Internal Medicine.

The World Cancer Research Fund International has concluded strong evidence for that high intake of dairy products and foods containing dietary fiber and low intake of processed meat are associated with decreased risk of colorectal cancer (CRC). As food items are consumed together, it is important to study dietary patterns. The aim of the present study was to examine the association between an a priori constructed dietary index and incident CRC and between intake of processed meat, fiber, and dairy products and CRC. Read More

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November 2018
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Is antidyslipidemic statin use for cancer prevention a promising drug repositioning approach?

Eur J Cancer Prev 2018 Nov 8. Epub 2018 Nov 8.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.

Novel pharmacological therapies are in development for cancer, ranging from conventional chemotherapeutic drugs to molecular targeted drugs, antibody-based drugs, and immune checkpoint inhibitors, which are developed using new technologies. However, the increasing cost of new drug development is increasing the costs of national healthcare and putting pressure on government finances worldwide. Under these circumstances, drug repositioning (i. Read More

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November 2018
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Supplementation of p-coumaric acid exhibits chemopreventive effect via induction of Nrf2 in a short-term preclinical model of colon cancer.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2018 Nov 6. Epub 2018 Nov 6.

School of Chemical and Biotechnology, SASTRA Deemed University, Thirumalaisamudram, Thanjavur 613401, Tamil Nadu, India.

Suppression of colorectal cancer by means of chemoprevention is gaining great attention owing to promising outcomes with less adverse effects in preclinical and clinical trials. The present study aims to explore the mechanism of chemoprevention by p-coumaric acid (p-CA) in a short-term preclinical model of colon cancer. 1,2-dimethylhydrazine-administered rats supplemented with p-CA showed downregulation of the expression of colonic proteins, namely, cyclin B1, cdc2, and mdm2, which regulate cell cycle, and immediate early response genes, namely, c-fos, c-jun and c-myc, which regulate cell proliferation. Read More

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November 2018
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Factors associated with locoregional and metastatic breast cancer at diagnosis in a Southern Portuguese registry in the period 2005-2012.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2018 Nov 6. Epub 2018 Nov 6.

NOVA National School of Public Health, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Lisboa.

Breast cancer (BC) is the most frequent malignancy in Portuguese women, and more than half of the registered cases live in the south of the country. The main of this study was to characterize patients with locoregional and metastatic incident BC living in the Southern Portuguese and Madeira regions in 2005-2012 according to demographic, clinical and contextual characteristics. Additionally it aimns to find the associations and relative influences of these factors with locoregional or metastatic disease at diagnosis. Read More

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November 2018
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The association between birth order and childhood brain tumors: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2018 Nov 5. Epub 2018 Nov 5.

Department of Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt-Ingram Comprehensive Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee.

The incidence of childhood brain tumors (CBT) has increased worldwide, likely resulting from the improvements of early diagnostics. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to clarify the association between birth order and CBT. We followed established guidelines to systematically search Ovid Medline, PubMed, and the Cochrane Library for English language studies, published before March 2018. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000490DOI Listing
November 2018
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Cruciferous vegetable intake and colorectal cancer risk: Japan public health center-based prospective study.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2018 Nov 5. Epub 2018 Nov 5.

Epidemiology and Prevention Group, Center for Public Health Sciences, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan.

We aimed to assess the association between cruciferous vegetable intake and colorectal cancer (CRC) development among Japanese adults aged between 45 and 74 years in the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study. During 1 325 853 person-years of follow-up, 2612 CRC cases were identified. The association of cruciferous vegetable intake with CRC risk was assessed using a Cox proportional hazard regression model to compute hazard ratios (HRs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs), adjusted for potential confounders. Read More

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November 2018
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Increasing melanoma incidence in the elderly in North-East Hungary: is this a more serious problem than we thought?

Eur J Cancer Prev 2018 Nov 5. Epub 2018 Nov 5.

Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary.

There is a great need for efficient and cost-effective melanoma screening, but this is not yet solved. Epidemiological studies on trends in melanoma incidence by tumour thickness, anatomical site and demographical data can help to improve public health efforts regarding earlier melanoma diagnosis. We aimed to study the trends in the incidence and characteristics of patients and their melanoma in North-East Hungary from 2000 to 2014. Read More

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November 2018
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Systematic analysis of breast atypical hyperplasia-associated hub genes and pathways based on text mining.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2018 Nov 2. Epub 2018 Nov 2.

Departments of Breast Surgery, the First Affiliated Hospital of China Medical University.

The purpose of this study was to describe breast atypical hyperplasia (BAH)-related gene expression and to systematically analyze the functions, pathways, and networks of BAH-related hub genes. On the basis of natural language processing, gene data for BAH were extracted from the PubMed database using text mining. The enriched Gene Ontology terms and Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genes and Genomes pathways were obtained using DAVID (http://david. Read More

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November 2018
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Impact of catechol-O-methyltransferase gene variants on methylation status of P16 and MGMT genes and their downregulation in colorectal cancer.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2019 03;28(2):68-75

Gastroenterology, Government Medical College Srinagar.

Globally, colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in males and the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in females, with 1.4 million new cases and almost 694 000 deaths estimated to have occurred in 2012. The development and progression of CRC is dictated by a series of alterations in diverse genes mostly proto-oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000485DOI Listing
March 2019
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Race and renal cell carcinoma stage at diagnosis: an analysis of the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results data.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2018 Oct 29. Epub 2018 Oct 29.

John P. Murtha Cancer Center, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

To study racial differences in tumor stage at diagnosis among Black and White patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCC) by histologic type and time period. The patients were Black and White patients with RCC from 1999 to 2011 derived from the National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program. Multinomial logistic regression was used to assess the associations between cancer stage and race and then stratified by histology and diagnosis year. Read More

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October 2018
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Persistent organic pollutants, pesticides, and the risk of thyroid cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2018 Oct 22. Epub 2018 Oct 22.

Internal Medicine.

Previous epidemiological studies have reported persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and some nonpersistent pesticides and the risk of thyroid cancer. The aim of this study was to assess the association between exposure to POPs, pesticides, and thyroid cancer by carrying out a meta-analysis. Literature searches were performed using PubMed, Embase, and reference lists of relevant articles. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000481DOI Listing
October 2018
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The effect of NSAIDs exposure on breast cancer risk in female patients with autoimmune diseases.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2018 Oct 18. Epub 2018 Oct 18.

Department of Surgery, Division of Breast Surgery, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital.

Both breast cancer and autoimmune diseases (ADs) are predominant in women. NSAIDs are common medications for AD. Evidence on the association between NSAIDs use and breast cancer risk is controversial. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000476DOI Listing
October 2018
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Vitamin D receptor expression and serum 25(OH)D concentration inversely associates with burden of neurofibromas.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2019 05;28(3):220-224

Department of Neurology.

Vitamin D and its receptor may play a role in preventing tumor development and progression. As such antineoplastic effects are expected to be weak and to act over long periods, conditions with increased tumor incidence, such as the neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), provide suitable study models. We previously found an inverse correlation of serum 25(OH)D concentration with number of neurofibromas in NF1. Read More

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May 2019
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Risk factors for extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: a case-control study in China.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2018 Oct 5. Epub 2018 Oct 5.

Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery.

To investigate risk factors for extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ECC) in China. A total of 200 ECC cases and 200 matched control were included in the study. The presence of cigarette smoking, alcohol drinking, choledocholithiasis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, liver fluke infection (Clonorchis sinensis), diabetes mellitus, was investigated through clinical records. Read More

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October 2018
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Changes in health behaviours and body mass index after a breast cancer diagnosis: results from a prospective cohort study.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2018 Sep 27. Epub 2018 Sep 27.

EPIUnit-Instituto de Saúde Pública, Universidade do Porto.

The aim of the study was to describe changes in health behaviours and BMI after breast cancer diagnosis, depicting the potential influence of sociodemographic, clinical and psychological characteristics. A total of 428 breast cancer patients were prospectively followed for 3 years, since diagnosis. At the end of follow-up, women were classified regarding their adherence to recommendations for cancer prevention, prediagnosis and after 3 years, including not smoking, alcohol consumption up to one drink per day, intake of at least five portions per day of fruits and/or vegetables, physical activity and body mass index (BMI) less than 25. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000469DOI Listing
September 2018
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Smoking and Helicobacter pylori infection: an individual participant pooled analysis (Stomach Cancer Pooling- StoP Project).

Eur J Cancer Prev 2018 Sep 27. Epub 2018 Sep 27.

EPIUnit - Instituto de Saúde Pública.

Smoking has been associated with acquisition and increased persistence of Helicobacter pylori infection, as well as with lower effectiveness of its eradication. A greater prevalence of infection among smokers could contribute to the increased risk for gastric cancer. We aimed to estimate the association between smoking and seropositivity to H. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000471DOI Listing
September 2018
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Uptake of breast and cervical cancer screening in four Gulf Cooperation Council countries.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2018 Sep 26. Epub 2018 Sep 26.

School of Public Health, Primary Care & Public Health, Imperial College, London, UK.

In Gulf Cooperation Council States, there is limited information on national levels of mammography and Pap smear screening uptake. The aim of this study is to provide a baseline for national estimates for mammography and Pap smear screening and to explore associations between screening uptake and socioeconomic factors. The nationally representative World Health Survey Plus, implemented in 2008/2009 in Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE), was used. Read More

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September 2018
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Esophageal cancer mortality in a high-incidence area (Golestan Province, north of Iran): which risk factors are causative?

Eur J Cancer Prev 2018 11;27(6):577-578

Drug Applied Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz.

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November 2018
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Keeping abreast of human papillomavirus in Iran.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2018 11;27(6):577

Infectious and Tropical Diseases Research Center.

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November 2018
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Wine consumption and colorectal cancer risk: a meta-analysis of observational studies.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2019 05;28(3):151-158

Department of Gastroenterology, the First People's Hospital of Nantong, Nantong, Jiangsu, China.

There were inconsistent results with respect to the correlation between consumption of wine and the development of colorectal cancer (CRC). We carried out a meta-analysis to investigate this issue. We included observational studies on the aforementioned relationship according to a literature search of Embase and Pubmed from inception till 28 February 2017. Read More

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May 2019
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Occupational and environmental exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis of epidemiology studies.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2018 Sep 17. Epub 2018 Sep 17.

Tisch Cancer Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York, USA.

We carryied out a meta-analysis of studies on exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). Through a systematic search of the literature, we identified relative risks (RRs) for PCB exposure and NHL risk in 30 populations (10 occupational exposure, seven high environmental exposure, 13 without special exposure). We performed random effects meta-analyses for exposure to all PCBs, specific PCB congeners and risk of all NHL and NHL subtypes. Read More

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September 2018
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Establishment of a multicomponent dietary bioactive human equivalent dose to delete damaged Lgr5+ stem cells using a mouse colon tumor initiation model.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2018 Sep 18. Epub 2018 Sep 18.

Program in Integrative Nutrition and Complex Diseases.

Multicomponent therapy has gained interest for its potential to synergize and subsequently lower the effective dose of each constituent required to reduce colon cancer risk. We have previously showed that rapidly cycling Lgr5 stem cells are exquisitely sensitive to extrinsic dietary factors that modulate colon cancer risk. In the present study, we quantified the dose-dependent synergistic properties of dietary n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) and curcumin (Cur) to promote targeted apoptotic deletion of damaged colonic Lgr5 stem cells. Read More

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September 2018
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Long-term sleep habits and the risk of breast cancer among Chinese women: a case-control study.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2018 Sep 4. Epub 2018 Sep 4.

Department of Social Science and Public Health, School of Basic Medical Science, Jiujiang University.

Previous observational studies have inconsistently suggested that poor sleep is a novel risk factor for breast cancer (BC). However, these studies mainly focused on sleep duration; other sleep domains were rarely reported. The aim of this study was to evaluate the association of a broad range of sleep domains with the risk of BC incidence. Read More

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September 2018
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