Publications

  1. Doganis D, et al. Comparing survival of childhood nephroblastoma in South-Eastern European countries and the USA: preliminary findings (under preparation)
  2. Doganis D, et al. Childhood nephroblastoma in South-Eastern Europe and the US: incidence variations and temporal trends by human development index. (submitted)
  3. Georgakis MK, et al. Neuroblastoma among children in Southern and Eastern European cancer registries: variations in incidence and temporal trends compared to US (accepted)
  4. Panagopoulou P, et al. Survival patterns of childhood neuroblastoma in Southern and Eastern Europe compared to the US: persisting inequalities and the effect of socioeconomic status. (accepted)
  5. Georgakis MK, et al. Central nervous system tumours among adolescents and young adults (15-39 years) in Southern and Eastern Europe: Registration improvements reveal higher incidence rates compared to the US. Eur J Cancer. 2017 Sep 26;86:46-58.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28961466
  6. Georgakis MK, et al. Season of birth and primary central nervous system tumors: a systematic review of the literature with critical appraisal of underlying mechanisms. Ann Epidemiol. 2017 Sep;27(9):593-602.e3.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28888834
  7. Georgakis MK, et al. Malignant central nervous system tumors among adolescents and young adults (15-39 years old) in 14 Southern-Eastern European registries and the US Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results program: Mortality and survival patterns. Cancer. 2017 Jul 14.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28708937
  8. Langer CE, et al. Patterns of cellular phone use among young people in 12 countries: implications for RF exposure. Environ Int. 2017 Oct;107:65-74.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28668725
  9. Karalexi MA, et al. Maternal fetal loss history and increased acute leukemia subtype risk in subsequent offspring: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Cancer Causes Control. 2017 Jun;28(6):599-624.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28401353
  10. Karalexi MA, et al. Parental alcohol consumption and risk of leukemia in the offspring: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur J Cancer Prev. 2017 Apr 4.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28379884
  11. Georgakis MK, et al. Anthropometrics at birth and risk of a primary central nervous system tumour: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur J Cancer. 2017 Apr;75:117-131.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28219020
  12. Dessypris N, et al. Association of maternal and index child's diet with subsequent leukemia risk: A systematic review and meta analysis. Cancer Epidemiol. 2017 Apr;47:64-75.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28130996
  13. Georgakis MK, et al. Incidence and time trends of childhood lymphomas: findings from 14 Southern and Eastern European cancer registries and the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results, USA. Cancer Causes Control. 2016 Nov;27(11):1381-1394.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27757777
  14. Georgakis MK, et al. Incidence, time trends and survival patterns of childhood pilocytic astrocytomas in Southern-Eastern Europe and SEER, US. J Neurooncol. 2017 Jan;131(1):163-175.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27743145
  15. Karalexi MA, et al. Survival trends in childhood chronic myeloid leukaemia in Southern-Eastern Europe and the United States of America. Eur J Cancer. 2016 Sep 23;67:183-190.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27677054
  16. Karalexi MA, et al. Mortality and survival patterns of childhood lymphomas: geographic and age-specific patterns in Southern-Eastern European and SEER/US registration data. Hematol Oncol. 2016 Sep 19.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27641612
  17. Metayer C, et al. Parental Tobacco Smoking and Acute Myeloid Leukemia: The Childhood Leukemia International Consortium. Am J Epidemiol. 2016 Aug 15;184(4):261-73.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27492895
  18. Marcotte EL, et al. Cesarean delivery and risk of childhood leukemia: A pooled analysis from the Childhood Leukemia International Consortium (CLIC). Lancet Haematol. 2016 Apr;3(4):e176-85.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27063976
  19. Sergentanis TN, et al. Risk for childhood leukemia associated with maternal and paternal age. Eur J Epidemiol. 2015 Dec;30(12):1229-61.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26537708
  20. Karalexi MA, et al. Childhood central nervous system tumor mortality and survival in Southern and Eastern Europe (1983-2014): gaps persist across 14 cancer registries. Eur J Cancer. 2015 Nov;51(17):2665-77.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26343313
  21. Karalexi MA, et al. History of Maternal Fetal Loss and Childhood Leukaemia Risk in Subsequent Offspring: Differentials by Miscarriage or Stillbirth History and Disease Subtype. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2015 Sep;29(5):453-61.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26174857
  22. Bailey HD, et al. Home paint exposures and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: Findings from the Childhood Leukemia International Consortium. Cancer Causes Control. 2015 Sep;26(9):1257-70.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26134047
  23. Bailey HD, et al. Home pesticide exposures and risk of childhood leukemia: Findings from the Childhood Leukemia International Consortium. Int J Cancer. 2015 Dec 1;137(11):2644-63.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26061779
  24. Papathoma P, et al. Childhood central nervous system tumours: Incidence and time trends in 13 Southern and Eastern European cancer registries. Eur J Cancer. 2015 Jul;51(11):1444-55.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25971531
  25. Thomopoulos T, et al. Prelabor cesarean delivery and early-onset acute childhood leukemia risk. Eur J Cancer Prev. 2016 Mar;25(2):155-61.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25793919
  26. Rudant J, et al. Childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia and indicators of early immune stimulation: a Childhood Leukemia International Consortium study. Am J Epidemiol. 2015 Apr 15;181(8):549-62.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25731888
  27. Petridou ET, et al. Socio-economic disparities in survival from childhood leukemia in the U.S.A. and globally: a meta-analysis. Ann Oncol. 2015;26:589-97
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25527416
  28. Metayer C, et al. Maternal Supplementation with Folic Acid and Other Vitamins and Risk of Leukemia in the Offspring: a Childhood Leukemia International Consortium Study. Epidemiology. 2014 Nov;25(6):811-22.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25207954
  29. Bailey HD, et al. Parental occupational paint exposure and risk of childhood leukemia in the offspring: findings from the Childhood Leukemia International Consortium. Cancer Causes Control. 2014 Oct;25(10):1351-67.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25088805
  30. Bailey HD, et al. Parental occupational pesticide exposure and the risk of childhood leukemia in the offspring: Findings from the childhood leukemia international consortium. Int J Cancer. 2014 Oct;25(10):1351-67.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24700406
  31. Milne E, et al. Fetal Growth and Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Findings from the Childhood Leukemia International Consortium (CLIC) Int J Cancer. 2013 Dec 15;133(12):2968-79.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23754574
  32. Petridou ET, et al. Childhood leukemia and lymphoma: time trends and factors affecting survival in five Southern and Eastern European Cancer Registries. Cancer Causes Control. 2013
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23529470
  33. Metayer C, et al. The Childhood Leukemia International Consortium. Cancer Epidemiology. 2013 Jun
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23403126
  34. Sergentanis T, et al., Socioeconomic status, area remoteness, and survival from childhood leukemia: results from the Nationwide Registry for Childhood Hematological Malignancies in Greece. Eur J Cancer Prev. 2012 Dec 12. [Epub ahead of print]
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23238585
  35. Lariou M.-S., et al., Allergy and risk of acute lymphoblastic leukemia among children: a nationwide case control study in Greece. Cancer Epidemiology, 2012 Nov 20. pii: S1877-7821(12)00151-8. [Epub ahead of print]
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23182223
  36. Dikalioti S.K., et al., Allergy-associated symptoms in relation to childhood non-Hodgkin's as contrasted to Hodgkin's lymphomas: A case-control study in Greece and meta-analysis. Eur J Cancer, 2012 (in process)
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22230747
  37. Klimentopoulou A., et al. Maternal smoking during pregnancy and risk for childhood leukemia: a nationwide case-control study in Greece and meta-analysis. Ped Blood Ca, 2012
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21990018
  38. Petridou, E.T, et al., In vitro fertilization, childhood leukemia and lymphoma: associations emerging from nationwide case-control studies in Greece and Sweden. Ped Blood Ca, 2011.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21618418
  39. Sherborne, A.L., et al., Rationale for an international consortium to study inherited genetic susceptibility to childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Haematologica, 2011.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21459794
  40. Papadopoulou, C., et al., Is birth weight associated with childhood lymphoma? A meta-analysis. Int J Cancer, 2011.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21351088
  41. Antonopoulos, C., et al., Maternal smoking during pregnancy and childhood lymphoma: A meta-analysis. Int J Cancer, 2011.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21225624
  42. Petridou, E.T., et al., Adipocytokines in relation to Hodgkin lymphoma in children. Pediatr Blood Cancer, 2010. 54(2): p. 311-5.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19856392
  43. Petridou, E.T., et al., Serum adiponectin as a predictor of childhood non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: a nationwide case-control study. J Clin Oncol, 2009. 27(30): p. 5049-55.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19738128
  44. Michos, A., et al., Delayed exposure to infections and childhood lymphomas: a case-control study. Cancer Causes Control, 2009. 20(5): p. 795-802.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19169895
  45. Andrie, E., et al., Genetic variants in immunoregulatory genes and risk for childhood lymphomas. Eur J Haematol, 2009. 83(4): p. 334-42.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19508433
  46. Petridou, E.T., et al., Childhood leukaemias and lymphomas in Greece (1996-2006): a nationwide registration study. Arch Dis Child, 2008. 93(12): p. 1027-32.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18676433
  47. Petridou, E.T., et al., Sun exposure, birth weight, and childhood lymphomas: a case control study in Greece. Cancer Causes Control, 2007. 18(9): p. 1031-7.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17653828
  48. Petridou, E., et al., Adiponectin in relation to childhood myeloblastic leukaemia. Br J Cancer, 2006. 94(1): p. 156-60.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16404369
  49. Petridou, E., et al., Incidence and characteristics of childhood Hodgkin's lymphoma in Greece: a nationwide study (Greece). Cancer Causes Control, 2006. 17(2): p. 209-15.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16425099
  50. Tsellou, E., et al., Hypermethylation of CpG islands in the promoter region of the p15INK4B gene in childhood acute leukaemia. Eur J Cancer, 2005. 41(4): p. 584-9.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15737564
  51. Petridou, E., et al., Maternal diet and acute lymphoblastic leukemia in young children. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 2005. 14(8): p. 1935-9.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16103440
  52. Charalampopoulou, A., et al., An integrated evaluation of socioeconomic and clinical factors in the survival from childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia: a study in Greece. Eur J Cancer Prev, 2004. 13(5): p. 397-401.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15452452
  53. Petridou, E., et al., Recent thymic emigrants and prognosis in T- and B-cell childhood hematopoietic malignancies. Int J Cancer, 2002. 101(1): p. 74-7.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12209591
  54. Petridou, E., et al., Insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 predicts survival from acute childhood leukemia. Oncology, 2001. 60(3): p. 252-7.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11340377
  55. Petridou, E., et al., Evidence on the infectious etiology of childhood leukemia: the role of low herd immunity (Greece). Cancer Causes Control, 2001. 12(7): p. 645-52.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11552712
  56. Petridou, E., Is chemical pollution responsible for childhood tumors? Epidemiology, 2001. 12(1): p. 4-6.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11138818
  57. Alexander, F.E., et al., Transplacental chemical exposure and risk of infant leukemia with MLL gene fusion. Cancer Res, 2001. 61(6): p. 2542-6.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11289128
  58. Petridou, E., et al., Endogenous risk factors for childhood leukemia in relation to the IGF system (Greece). The Childhood Haematologists-Oncologists Group. Cancer Causes Control, 2000. 11(8): p. 765-71.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11065014
  59. Petridou, E. and N. Dessypris, Maternal pesticide exposure and childhood leukemia. Epidemiology, 2000. 11(2): p. 230.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11021627
  60. Petridou, E., et al., Insulin-like growth factor-I and binding protein-3 in relation to childhood leukaemia. Int J Cancer, 1999. 80(4): p. 494-6.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9935146
  61. Alexander, F.E., et al., Population density and childhood leukaemia: results of the EUROCLUS Study. Eur J Cancer, 1999. 35(3): p. 439-44.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10448296
  62. Alexander, F.E., et al., Spatial clustering of childhood leukaemia: summary results from the EUROCLUS project. Br J Cancer, 1998. 77(5): p. 818-24.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9514064
  63. Alexander, F.E., et al., Spatial temporal patterns in childhood leukaemia: further evidence for an infectious origin. EUROCLUS project. Br J Cancer, 1998. 77(5): p. 812-7.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9514063
  64. Petridou, E., et al., Electrical power lines and childhood leukemia: a study from Greece. Int J Cancer, 1997. 73(3): p. 345-8.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9359480
  65. Petridou, E., et al., The risk profile of childhood leukaemia in Greece: a nationwide case-control study. Br J Cancer, 1997. 76(9): p. 1241-7.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9365177
  66. Petridou, E., et al., Aggregation of childhood leukemia in geographic areas of Greece. Cancer Causes Control, 1997. 8(2): p. 239-45.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9134248
  67. Sali, D., et al., Cancer consequences of the Chernobyl accident in Europe outside the former USSR: a review. Int J Cancer, 1996. 67(3): p. 343-52.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8707407
  68. Petridou, E., et al., Infant leukaemia after in utero exposure to radiation from Chernobyl. Nature, 1996. 382(6589): p. 352-3.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8684463
  69. Petridou, E., et al., Space-time clustering of childhood leukaemia in Greece: evidence supporting a viral aetiology. Br J Cancer, 1996. 73(10): p. 1278-83.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8630293
  70. Kinlen, L.J. and E. Petridou, Childhood leukemia and rural population movements: Greece, Italy, and other countries. Cancer Causes Control, 1995. 6(5): p. 445-50.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8547543
  71. Petridou, E., et al., Trends and geographical distribution of childhood leukemia in Greece in relation to the Chernobyl accident. Scand J Soc Med, 1994. 22(2): p. 127-31.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8091154
  72. Petridou, E., et al., Survival from childhood leukemia depending on socioeconomic status in Athens. Oncology, 1994. 51(5): p. 391-5.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8052478
  73. Petridou, E., Fallout from Chernobyl. Leukaemia in Greece did not rise. BMJ, 1994. 309(6964): p. 1299; author reply 1300.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7888860
  74. Petridou, E., et al., Age of exposure to infections and risk of childhood leukaemia. BMJ, 1993. 307(6907): p. 774.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8219951
  75. Petridou, E., et al., Suggestion of concomitant changes of electric power consumption and childhood leukemia in Greece. Scand J Soc Med, 1993. 21(4): p. 281-5.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8310281
  76. Petridou, E., et al., Absence of leukaemia clustering on Greek islands. Lancet, 1991. 338(8776): p. 1204-5.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1682610