"Prevention is so much better than healing because it saves the labour of being sick." Thomas Adams, 1618"Prevention is so much better than healing because it saves the labour of being sick."
Thomas Adams, 1618


Articles Published in 2018

Global Burden of Disease Cancer Collaboration, Fitzmaurice C, Akinyemiju TF, Al Lami FH, Alam T, Alizadeh-Navaei R, Allen C, Alsharif U, Alvis-Guzman N, Amini E, Anderson BO, Aremu O, Artaman A, Asgedom SW, Assadi R, Atey TM, Avila-Burgos L, Awasthi A, Ba Saleem HO, Barac A, Bennett JR, Bensenor IM, Bhakta N, Brenner H, Cahuana-Hurtado L, Castañeda-Orjuela CA, Catalá-López F, Choi JJ, Christopher DJ, Chung SC, Curado MP, Dandona L, Dandona R, das Neves J, Dey S, Dharmaratne SD, Doku DT, Driscoll TR, Dubey M, Ebrahimi H, Edessa D, El-Khatib Z, Endries AY, Fischer F, Force LM, Foreman KJ, Gebrehiwot SW, Gopalani SV, Grosso G, Gupta R, Gyawali B, Hamadeh RR, Hamidi S, Harvey J, Hassen HY, Hay RJ, Hay SI, Heibati B, Hiluf MK, Horita N, Hosgood HD, Ilesanmi OS, Innos K, Islami F, Jakovljevic MB, Johnson SC, Jonas JB, Kasaeian A, Kassa TD, Khader YS, Khan EA, Khan G, Khang YH, Khosravi MH, Khubchandani J, Kopec JA, Kumar GA, Kutz M, Lad DP, Lafranconi A, Lan Q, Legesse Y, Leigh J, Linn S, Lunevicius R, Majeed A, Malekzadeh R, Malta DC, Mantovani LG, McMahon BJ, Meier T, Melaku YA, Melku M, Memiah P, Mendoza W, Meretoja TJ, Mezgebe HB, Miller TR, Mohammed S, Mokdad AH, Moosazadeh M, Moraga P, Mousavi SM, Nangia V, Nguyen CT, Nong VM, Ogbo FA, Olagunju AT, Pa M, Park EK, Patel T, Pereira DM, Pishgar F, Postma MJ, Pourmalek F, Qorbani M, Rafay A, Rawaf S, Rawaf DL, Roshandel G, Safiri S, Salimzadeh H, Sanabria JR, Santric Milicevic MM, Sartorius B, Satpathy M, Sepanlou SG, Shackelford KA, Shaikh MA, Sharif-Alhoseini M, She J, Shin MJ, Shiue I, Shrime MG, Sinke AH, Sisay M, Sligar A, Sufiyan MB, Sykes BL, Tabarés-Seisdedos R, Tessema GA, Topor-Madry R, Tran TT, Tran BX, Ukwaja KN, Vlassov VV, Vollset SE, Weiderpass E, Williams HC, Yimer NB, Yonemoto N, Younis MZ, Murray CJL, Naghavi M. Global, Regional, and National Cancer Incidence, Mortality, Years of Life Lost, Years Lived With Disability, and Disability-Adjusted Life-Years for 29 Cancer Groups, 1990 to 2016: A Systematic Analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study. JAMA Oncol. 2018 Jun 2. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.2706. [Epub ahead of print] [PMID: 29860482]

Cowan AJ, Allen C, Barac A, Basaleem H, Bensenor I, Curado MP, Foreman K, Gupta R, Harvey J, Hosgood HD, Jakovljevic M, Khader Y, Linn S, Lad D, Mantovani L, Nong VM, Mokdad A, Naghavi M, Postma M, Roshandel G, Shackelford K, Sisay M, Nguyen CT, Tran TT, Xuan BT, Ukwaja KN, Vollset SE, Weiderpass E, Libby EN, Fitzmaurice C. Global Burden of Multiple Myeloma: A Systematic Analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. JAMA Oncol. 2018 May 16. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.2128. [Epub ahead of print] [PMID: 29800065]

Vermote M, Versele V, Stok M, Mullie P, D’Hondt E, Deforche B, Clarys P, Deliens T. The effect of a portion size intervention on French fries consumption, plate waste, satiety and compensatory caloric intake: an on-campus restaurant experiment. Nutr J. 2018 Apr 13;17(1):43. doi: 10.1186/s12937-018-0352-z. [PMID: 29653580]

Smith J, Adams CA, King MF, Noakes CJ, Robertson C, Dancer SJ. Is there a relationship between airborne and surface microbes in the critical care environment? J Hosp Infect. 2018 Apr 9. pii: S0195-6701(18)30215-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2018.04.003. [Epub ahead of print] [PMID: 29649556]

Nomellini PF, Curado MP, Oliveira MM. Cancer Incidence in Adolescents and Young Adults in 24 Selected Populations of Latin America. J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2018 Apr;7(2):164-173. [PMID: 29634431]

Curado MP, Oliveira MM, Silva DRM, Souza DLB. Epidemiology of multiple myeloma in 17 Latin American countries: an update. Cancer Med. 2018 Mar 24. doi: 10.1002/cam4.1347. [Epub ahead of print] [PMID: 29573332]

Autier P. Breast screening and the parallel progression model of cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2018 Mar 13. doi: 10.1007/s10549-018-4744-8. [Epub ahead of print] [PMID: 29536318]

Murray JLK, Marques DFP, Cameron RL, Potts A, Bishop J, von Wissmann B, William N, Reynolds AJ, Robertson C, McMenamin J. Moving epidemic method (MEM) applied to virology data as a novel real time tool to predict peak in seasonal influenza healthcare utilisation. The Scottish experience of the 2017/18 season to date. Euro Surveill. 2018 Mar;23(11). doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2018.23.11.18-00079. [PMID: 29560854]

Barratt A, Jørgensen KJ, Autier P. Reform of the National Screening Mammography Program in France. JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Feb 1;178(2):177-178. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5836. [PMID: 29084317]

Tanaka LF, Latorre MDRDO, Gutierrez EB, Curado MP, Dal Maso L, Herbinger KH, Froeschl G, Heumann C. Cancer survival in people with aids: A population-based study from São Paulo, Brazil.. Int J Cancer. 2018 Feb 1;142(3):524-533. [PMID: 28971480]

Buonomo B, Carbone G, d’Onofrio A. Effect of seasonality on the dynamics of an imitation–based vaccination model with public health intervention. Math Biosci Eng. 2018 Feb 1;15(1):299-321. [PMID: 29161837]

d’Onofrio A, Cerrai P, Manfredi P. Special issue on Erice ‘MathCompEpi 2015’ Proceedings. Math Biosci Eng. 2018 Feb 1;15(1):i-iv. [PMID: 29161824]

Boniol M, Franchi M, Bota M, Leclercq A, Guillaume J, van Damme N, Corrao G, Autier P, Boyle P. Incretin-Based Therapies and the Short-term Risk of Pancreatic Cancer: Results From Two Retrospective Cohort Studies. Diabetes Care. 2018 Feb;41(2):286-292. doi: 10.2337/dc17-0280. Epub 2017 Nov 16. [PMID: 29146599]

Possenti V, De Mei B, Scardetta P, Kurchatova A, Green M, Harald Drager K, Haukeland J, Benelli E, D’Onofrio A, Baka A, Saadatian M, Maria Moore V, Brattekas K, Beresniak A, Ioan Popa M, Greco D, & Perra A. The ASSET research project as a tool for increased levels of preparedness and response to public health emergencies. Responsible research and innovation actions in science education, gender and ethics. Springer International Publishing. 2018; pp. 65-78. [Springer link]

Autier P, Bota M, Koechlin A, Boyle P. Studies on the Influence of Long-Acting Insulin Analogs on Cancer Risk Should Be Based on the New-User Design Only. J Clin Oncol. 2018 Jan 25:JCO2017768721. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2017.76.8721. [Epub ahead of print] [PMID: 29369705]

Deliens T, Verhoeven H, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Huybrechts I, Mullie P, Clarys P, Deforche B. Factors associated with fruit and vegetable and total fat intake in university students: A cross-sectional explanatory study. Nutr Diet. 2018 Jan 4. doi: 10.1111/1747-0080.12399. [Epub ahead of print] [PMID: 29314564]

Mullie P, Mertens E, Charlier R, Knaeps SS, Lefevre J, Clarys P. Relation between sugar-sweetened beverage consumption and micronutrient intake in a prospective study. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2018 Jan;72(1):170-173. [PMID: 28537578]

Articles Published in 2017

Autier P, Boniol M, Koechlin A, Pizot C, Boniol M. Effectiveness of and overdiagnosis from mammography screening in the Netherlands: population based study. BMJ. 2017 Dec 5;359:j5224. doi: 10.1136/bmj.j5224. [PMID: 29208760]

Boniol M, Koechlin A, Boyle P. Meta-analysis of occupational exposures in the rubber manufacturing industry and risk of cancer. IInt J Epidemiol. 2017 Dec 1;46(6):1940-1947. [PMID: 29025048]

Kavanagh K, Pollock KG, Cuschieri K, Palmer T, Cameron RL, Watt C, Bhatia R, Moore C, Cubie H, Cruickshank M, Robertson C. Changes in the prevalence of human papillomavirus following a national bivalent human papillomavirus vaccination programme in Scotland: a 7-year cross-sectional study. Lancet Infect Dis. 2017 Dec;17(12):1293-1302. [PMID: 28965955]

Boniol M, Dragomir M, Autier P, Boyle P. Physical activity and change in fasting glucose and HbA1c: a quantitative meta-analysis of randomized trials. Acta Diabetol. 2017 Nov;54(11):983-991. [PMID: 28840356]

Backes C, Milon A, Koechlin A, Vernez D, Bulliard JL. Determinants of Sunburn and Sun Protection of Agricultural Workers During Occupational and Recreational Activities. J Occup Environ Med. 2017 Nov;59(11):1089-1094. [PMID: 28858909]

Autier P, Mullie P, Macacu A, Dragomir M, Boniol M, Coppens K, Pizot C, Boniol M. Effect of vitamin D supplementation on non-skeletal disorders: a systematic review of meta-analyses and randomised trials. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2017 Oct 25. pii: S2213-8587(17)30357-1. doi: 10.1016/S2213-8587(17)30357-1. [PMID: 29102433]

Autier P, Boniol M. Questionable method for estimating the influence of mammography screening on breast cancer mortality in the Netherlands. Int J Cancer. 2017 Oct 15;141(8):1707-1708. [PMID: 28681417]

Coste A, Hemon D, Orsi L, Boniol M, Dore JF, Faure L, Clavel J, Goujon S. Residential exposure to ultraviolet light and risk of precursor B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia: assessing the role of individual risk factors, the ESCALE and ESTELLE studies. Cancer Causes Control. 2017 Oct;28(10):1075-1083. [PMID:28770363]

Freitas R Júnior, Nunes RD, Martins E, Curado MP, Freitas NMA, Soares LR, Oliveira JC. Prognostic factors and overall survival of breast cancer in the city of Goiania, Brazil: a population-based study. Rev Col Bras Cir. 2017 Sep-Oct;44(5):435-443. doi: 10.1590/0100-69912017005003. [PMID: 29019571]

Mullie P, Autier P, Boniol M, Boyle P, Deforche B, Mertens E, Charlier R, Knaeps S, Lefevre J, Clarys P. Assessment of sugar-sweetened beverage consumption and weight change: a prospective cohort study. BMC Nutrition. 2017;3(1). [doi: 10.1186/s40795-017-0182-y]

Vargas de Leon C, d’Onofrio A. Global Stability of Infectious Disease models with contact rate as a function of prevalence index. Math Biosci Eng. 2017 Aug 1;14(4):1019-1033.[PMID: 28608708]

Clarys P, Deliens T, Huybrechts I, Deriemaeker P, Vanaelst B, De Keyzer W, Hebbelinck M, Mullie P. The Paradox of Ingestion of Dietary Cholesterol in “Vegans”-Reply. Nutrients. 2017 Jul 21;9(7). [PMID:28754006]

Boniol M, Koechlin A, Sorahan T, Jakobsson K, Boyle P. Cancer incidence in cohorts of workers in the rubber manufacturing industry first employed since 1975 in United Kingdom and Sweden. Occup Environ Med. 2017 Jun;74(6):417-421. [PMID:28062833]

Frost A, Boyle P, Autier P, King C, Zwijnenburg W, Hewitson D, Sullivan R. The effect of explosive remnants of war on global public health: a systematic mixed-studies review using narrative synthesis. Lancet Public Health 2017 Jun;2(6):e286-e296. [PMID: 29253366]

Guerra MR, Bustamante-Teixeira MT, Corrêa CSL, Abreu DMX, Curado MP, Mooney M, Naghavi M, Teixeira R, França EB, Malta DC. Magnitude and variation of the burden of cancer mortality in Brazil and Federation Units, 1990 and 2015. Rev Bras Epidemiol. 2017 May;20Suppl 01(Suppl 01):102-115. [PMID:28658376]

da Costa Vieira RA, Biller G, Uemura G, Ruiz CA, Curado MP. Breast cancer screening in developing countries. Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2017 Apr;72(4):244-253. [PMID: 28492725]

Noyel G, Thomas R, Bhakta G, Crowder A, Owens D, Boyle P. Re: “Superimposition of eye fundus images for longitudinal analysis from large public health databases”. Biomed Phys Eng Express. 2017;3(4):045015. [Epub ahead of print]

Ginsburg O, Badwe R, Boyle P, Derricks G, Dare A, Evans T, Eniu A, Jimenez J, Kutluk T, Lopes G, Mohammed SI, Qiao YL, Rashid SF, Summers D, Sarfati D, Temmerman M, Trimble EL, Padela AI, Aggarwal A, Sullivan R. Changing global policy to deliver safe, equitable, and affordable care for women’s cancers. Lancet. 2017 Feb 25;389(10071):871-880. [PMID: 27814964]

Berwick M, Dore JF. Invited Commentary: Indoor Tanning-A Melanoma Accelerator? Am J Epidemiol. 2017 Feb 1;185(3):157-159. [PMID: 28077360]

Domingo D, d’Onofrio A, Flandoli F. Boundedness vs Unboundedness of A Noise Linked to Tsallis q-Statistics: The Role of The Overdamped Approximation. J Math Phys. 2017;58(3):033301. [DOI]

Adams CE, Smith J, Watson V, Robertson C, Dancer SJ. Examining the association between surface bioburden and frequently touched sites in intensive care. J Hosp Infect. 2017 Jan;95(1):76-80. [PMID: 27912981]

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