About the Authors

Laura De Marco

gilliotos.demarco@cpo.it

Affiliation Unit of Cancer Epidemiology, C.E.R.M.S., University of Turin, Turin, Italy

Paola Manzini

Affiliation Blood Bank, A.O.U. S. Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy

Morena Trevisan

Affiliation Unit of Cancer Epidemiology, C.E.R.M.S., University of Turin, Turin, Italy

Anna Gillio-Tos

Affiliation Unit of Cancer Epidemiology, C.E.R.M.S., University of Turin, Turin, Italy

Franca Danielle

Affiliation Blood Bank, A.O.U. S. Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy

Cinzia Balloco

Affiliation Blood Bank, A.O.U. S. Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy

Alessandra Pizzi

Affiliation Blood Bank, A.O.U. S. Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy

Eleonora De Filippo

Affiliation Blood Bank, A.O.U. S. Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy

Sergio D’Antico

Affiliation Blood Bank, A.O.U. S. Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy

Beatrice Violante

Affiliation Blood Bank, A.O.U. S. Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy

Adriano Valfrè

Affiliation Blood Bank, A.O.U. S. Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy

Franco Curti

Affiliation Blood Bank, A.O.U. S. Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy

Franco Merletti

Affiliations Unit of Cancer Epidemiology, C.E.R.M.S., University of Turin, Turin, Italy, Center for Oncologic Prevention, University of Turin, Turin, Italy

Lorenzo Richiardi

Affiliations Unit of Cancer Epidemiology, C.E.R.M.S., University of Turin, Turin, Italy, Center for Oncologic Prevention, University of Turin, Turin, Italy

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LDM PM MT AGT FC FM LR. Analyzed the data: LDM PM MT AGT FM LR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PM FD CB AP EDF SDA BV AV FM. Wrote the paper: LDM PM AGT. Contributed to the final version of the manuscript: FM LR.