|Institution||Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mari Negri (IRCCS), Milan Italy|
Cristina Bosetti is Head of the Unit of Cancer Epidemiology, at the Department of Epidemiology, at the Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research in Milan, Italy. Her main fields of interest include the epidemiology of cancer, including the monitoring of cancer mortality in Europe and other selected areas of the world; the conduction and analysis of case-control studies on various common neoplasms (including pancreatic cancer) and their relationships with diet, nutrition, alcohol, tobacco, reproductive and hormonal factors, diabetes, occupational and environmental exposures; and the conduction of meta- and pooled-analyses on the risk of cancer in relation to various lifestyle and environmental factors.
She is member of the Pancreatic Cancer Case-Control Consortium (PANC4), set up in 2006 with the aim of improving the understanding of the causes of pancreatic cancer through pooled analyses of data of over 15 case-control studies. She is member of the COST Action BM1204 EU-Pancreas – An integrated European Platform for Pancreas cancer research.
She authored/co-authored at least 32 papers on pancreatic cancer published on peer-reviewed scientific Journals cited in PubMed/MEDLINE.
Work Group: Harmonization of research tools (wg1)