Zorana J Andersen

Summary

Affiliation: Danish Cancer Society
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. pmc Traffic air pollution and mortality from cardiovascular disease and all causes: a Danish cohort study
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Health 11:60. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Association between short-term exposure to ultrafine particles and hospital admissions for stroke in Copenhagen, Denmark
    Zorana Jovanovic Andersen
    The Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur Heart J 31:2034-40. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Stroke and long-term exposure to outdoor air pollution from nitrogen dioxide: a cohort study
    Zorana J Andersen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Stroke 43:320-5. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Long-term exposure to air pollution and asthma hospitalisations in older adults: a cohort study
    Zorana Jovanovic Andersen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, Copenhagen 2100, Denmark
    Thorax 67:6-11. 2012
  5. pmc Diabetes incidence and long-term exposure to air pollution: a cohort study
    Zorana J Andersen
    1Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Diabetes Care 35:92-8. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Size distribution and total number concentration of ultrafine and accumulation mode particles and hospital admissions in children and the elderly in Copenhagen, Denmark
    Z J Andersen
    Department of Biostatistics, Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen University, Øster Farimagsgade, 5 Entr B, PO Box 2099, 1014 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Occup Environ Med 65:458-66. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution: a cohort study
    Zorana J Andersen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:455-61. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Ambient air pollution triggers wheezing symptoms in infants
    Z J Andersen
    Department of Biostatistics, Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen University, Øster Farimagsgade 5 Entr B, P O Box 2099, 1014 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Thorax 63:710-6. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Lifestyle, environmental, and genetic predictors of bulky DNA adducts in a study population nested within a prospective Danish cohort
    Kirsten Thorup Eriksen
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 73:583-95. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint XPA A23G, XPC Lys939Gln, XPD Lys751Gln and XPD Asp312Asn polymorphisms, interactions with smoking, alcohol and dietary factors, and risk of colorectal cancer
    Rikke Dalgaard Hansen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Mutat Res 619:68-80. 2007

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Publications69

  1. pmc Traffic air pollution and mortality from cardiovascular disease and all causes: a Danish cohort study
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Health 11:60. 2012
    ..Traffic air pollution has been linked to cardiovascular mortality, which might be due to co-exposure to road traffic noise. Further, personal and lifestyle characteristics might modify any association...
  2. doi request reprint Association between short-term exposure to ultrafine particles and hospital admissions for stroke in Copenhagen, Denmark
    Zorana Jovanovic Andersen
    The Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur Heart J 31:2034-40. 2010
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  3. ncbi request reprint Stroke and long-term exposure to outdoor air pollution from nitrogen dioxide: a cohort study
    Zorana J Andersen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Stroke 43:320-5. 2012
    ..We examined the association between long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution and incident and fatal stroke in a prospective cohort study...
  4. doi request reprint Long-term exposure to air pollution and asthma hospitalisations in older adults: a cohort study
    Zorana Jovanovic Andersen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, Copenhagen 2100, Denmark
    Thorax 67:6-11. 2012
    ..Exposure to air pollution in early life contributes to the burden of childhood asthma, but it is not clear whether long-term exposure to air pollution can lead to asthma onset or progression in adulthood...
  5. pmc Diabetes incidence and long-term exposure to air pollution: a cohort study
    Zorana J Andersen
    1Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Diabetes Care 35:92-8. 2012
    ..We studied the association between long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution and incidence of diabetes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Size distribution and total number concentration of ultrafine and accumulation mode particles and hospital admissions in children and the elderly in Copenhagen, Denmark
    Z J Andersen
    Department of Biostatistics, Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen University, Øster Farimagsgade, 5 Entr B, PO Box 2099, 1014 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Occup Environ Med 65:458-66. 2008
    ..To study the association between short-term exposure to ultrafine particles and morbidity in Copenhagen, Denmark...
  7. doi request reprint Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution: a cohort study
    Zorana J Andersen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:455-61. 2011
    ..Short-term exposure to air pollution has been associated with exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), whereas the role of long-term exposures on the development of COPD is not yet fully understood...
  8. ncbi request reprint Ambient air pollution triggers wheezing symptoms in infants
    Z J Andersen
    Department of Biostatistics, Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen University, Øster Farimagsgade 5 Entr B, P O Box 2099, 1014 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Thorax 63:710-6. 2008
    ..A study was undertaken to examine the effect of exposure to air pollution on wheezing symptoms in children under the age of 3 years with genetic susceptibility to asthma...
  9. doi request reprint Lifestyle, environmental, and genetic predictors of bulky DNA adducts in a study population nested within a prospective Danish cohort
    Kirsten Thorup Eriksen
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 73:583-95. 2010
    ..Overall, our study showed only few associations between dietary, environmental, and genetic factors and levels of bulky DNA adducts measured in peripheral leukocytes in a general Danish population...
  10. ncbi request reprint XPA A23G, XPC Lys939Gln, XPD Lys751Gln and XPD Asp312Asn polymorphisms, interactions with smoking, alcohol and dietary factors, and risk of colorectal cancer
    Rikke Dalgaard Hansen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Mutat Res 619:68-80. 2007
    ..Overall, the results of the present study indicate that the four polymorphisms are not of major importance in colorectal cancer carcinogenesis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in nucleotide excision repair genes, smoking and intake of fruit and vegetables in relation to lung cancer
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Lung Cancer 59:171-9. 2008
    ..The incidence rate ratio for lung cancer was 0.60 (95% confidence interval: 0.43-0.84; p=0.003) per 50% increase in fruit intake. No convincing interactions were detected between the polymorphisms and smoking...
  12. ncbi request reprint Interactions between GSTM1, GSTT1 and GSTP1 polymorphisms and smoking and intake of fruit and vegetables in relation to lung cancer
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Lung Cancer 55:137-44. 2007
    ..There were no significant interactions between the GST polymorphisms and smoking...
  13. ncbi request reprint Interactions between the OGG1 Ser326Cys polymorphism and intake of fruit and vegetables in relation to lung cancer
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Free Radic Res 40:885-91. 2006
    ..The same tendency was seen in relation to intake of fruit. There were no statistically significant interactions between the OGG1 polymorphism and smoking...
  14. ncbi request reprint OGG1 expression and OGG1 Ser326Cys polymorphism and risk of lung cancer in a prospective study
    Lotte Hatt
    Institute of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Mutat Res 639:45-54. 2008
    ..The results suggest that OGG1 mRNA levels should be regarded as a biomarker of exposure to oxidative stress with induction of DNA rather than a marker of inborn DNA repair capacity...
  15. doi request reprint Is there any interaction between domestic radon exposure and air pollution from traffic in relation to childhood leukemia risk?
    Elvira Vaclavik Bräuner
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1961-4. 2010
    ..In a recent population-based case-control study using 2,400 cases of childhood cancer, we found a statistically significant association between residential radon and acute lymphoblastic leukemia risk...
  16. pmc Lung cancer incidence and long-term exposure to air pollution from traffic
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Health Perspect 119:860-5. 2011
    ..Previous studies have shown associations between air pollution and risk for lung cancer...
  17. pmc Exposure to road traffic and railway noise and associations with blood pressure and self-reported hypertension: a cohort study
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Health 10:92. 2011
    ..Epidemiological studies suggest that long-term exposure to transport noise increases the risk for cardiovascular disorders. The effect of transport noise on blood pressure and hypertension is uncertain...
  18. pmc Air pollution from traffic and cancer incidence: a Danish cohort study
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Health 10:67. 2011
    ..Our aim was to investigate whether air pollution from traffic is associated with risk for other cancers than lung cancer...
  19. ncbi request reprint No association between base excision repair gene polymorphisms and risk of lung cancer
    Ulla Vogel
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Biochem Genet 42:453-60. 2004
    ..This is the first study of polymorphisms in base excision repair genes in relation to lung cancer among Danes...
  20. ncbi request reprint GPX1 Pro198Leu polymorphism, interactions with smoking and alcohol consumption, and risk for lung cancer
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Cancer Lett 247:293-300. 2007
    ..03). We found stronger associations between several smoking variables and alcohol intake and lung cancer risk among GPX1(TT) carriers than among GPX1(CC) and GPX1(CT) carriers...
  21. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and risk for lung cancer in a Danish cohort
    Helle Bak
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 116:439-44. 2005
    ..Higher levels of occupational physical activity had no protective effect; the lowest IRR was found for sitting work. Our study shows no convincing protective effect of physical activity on lung cancer risk...
  22. ncbi request reprint Does insufficient adjustment for smoking explain the preventive effects of fruit and vegetables on lung cancer?
    Halla Skuladottir
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Lung Cancer 45:1-10. 2004
    ..The observed inverse association between high intakes of plant food seems chiefly to be a real protective effect, and not solely due to residual confounding...
  23. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms in CYP1B1, GSTA1, NQO1 and NAT2 and the risk of lung cancer
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen O, Denmark
    Cancer Lett 221:185-90. 2005
    ..The NAT2 fast acetylator genotype seemed to be protective against lung cancer in light smokers (< or =20 cigarettes/day) and not among heavy smokers (>20 cigarettes/day)...
  24. doi request reprint Perfluorooctanoate and perfluorooctanesulfonate plasma levels and risk of cancer in the general Danish population
    Kirsten T Eriksen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:605-9. 2009
    ..99 to 1.93). Plasma concentrations of perfluorooctanoate and perfluorooctanesulfonate in the general Danish population appear not to be associated with risk of prostate, bladder, pancreatic, or liver cancer...
  25. doi request reprint Air pollution from traffic and risk for lung cancer in three Danish cohorts
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1284-91. 2010
    ..The purpose was to investigate whether the concentration of nitrogen oxides (NOx) at the residence, used as an indicator of air pollution from traffic, is associated with risk for lung cancer...
  26. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk among workers at Danish companies using trichloroethylene: a cohort study
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 158:1182-92. 2003
    ..Associations between trichloroethylene exposure and other cancers are less consistent...
  27. ncbi request reprint Glutathione S-transferase T1 null-genotype is associated with an increased risk of lung cancer
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 110:219-24. 2004
    ..These results suggest that the GSTT1 null-genotype is associated with an increased risk of lung cancer, especially in younger individuals...
  28. ncbi request reprint Bulky DNA adducts as risk indicator of lung cancer in a Danish case-cohort study
    Helle Bak
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 118:1618-22. 2006
    ..Our results indicate that bulky DNA adducts may have a weak association with lung cancer risk...
  29. pmc A haplotype of polymorphisms in ASE-1, RAI and ERCC1 and the effects of tobacco smoking and alcohol consumption on risk of colorectal cancer: a Danish prospective case-cohort study
    Rikke D Hansen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Cancer 8:54. 2008
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Stratification for smoking in case-cohort studies of genetic polymorphisms and lung cancer
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Lung Cancer 63:335-40. 2009
    ..Stratification for smoking seems to be advantageous in case-cohort studies of genetic polymorphisms and lung cancer...
  31. doi request reprint Predictors of polychlorinated biphenyl concentrations in adipose tissue in a general Danish population
    Elvira V Bräuner
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Sci Technol 45:679-85. 2011
    ..Our results indicate that predictors of PCBs varied according to substitution group, suggesting that ortho-substituted groups should be analyzed separately...
  32. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of interaction between alcohol, NSAID use and polymorphisms in genes involved in the inflammatory response in relation to risk of colorectal cancer
    Ulla Vogel
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Mutat Res 624:88-100. 2007
    ..02). Moreover, an interaction between DLG5 R30Q and NSAID use was found (P for interaction=0.02). Our results do not suggest that inborn variations in the inflammatory response play any major role in risk of colorectal cancer...
  33. ncbi request reprint A genetic polymorphism in prostaglandin synthase 2 (8473, T-->C) and the risk of lung cancer
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen O, Denmark
    Cancer Lett 226:49-54. 2005
    ..48 (0.19-1.22) in carriers of one variant allele and 0.21 (0.04-1.07) in carriers of two variant alleles, and a significant trend (P=0.04). These results indicate that PTGS2 could be implicated in the development of lung cancer...
  34. doi request reprint Determinants of plasma PFOA and PFOS levels among 652 Danish men
    Kirsten T Eriksen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Sci Technol 45:8137-43. 2011
    ..Our finding of a higher body burden of PFOA and PFOS among never smokers also warrants further evaluation...
  35. pmc Long-term exposure to road traffic noise and incident diabetes: a cohort study
    Mette Sørensen
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Health Perspect 121:217-22. 2013
    ..Road traffic noise at normal urban levels can lead to stress and sleep disturbances. Both excess of stress hormones and reduction in sleep quality and duration may lead to higher risk for type 2 diabetes...
  36. pmc Road traffic noise and incident myocardial infarction: a prospective cohort study
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 7:e39283. 2012
    ..Both road traffic noise and ambient air pollution have been associated with risk for ischemic heart disease, but only few inconsistent studies include both exposures...
  37. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in inflammation genes, tobacco smoke and furred pets and wheeze in children
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 20:614-23. 2009
    ..Polymorphisms in IL-8 affected the association between pet-keeping and risk of wheeze. Polymorphisms in inflammation genes might affect the association between environmental exposures and risk of recurrent wheeze in early childhood...
  38. ncbi request reprint Adipose organochlorine concentrations and risk of breast cancer among postmenopausal Danish women
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:67-74. 2005
    ..Our purpose was to examine associations between organochlorines and the development of breast cancer in a large prospective study using stored adipose tissue...
  39. doi request reprint Road traffic noise and stroke: a prospective cohort study
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Eur Heart J 32:737-44. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the relation between exposure to road traffic noise and risk for stroke, which has not been studied before...
  40. pmc Arsenic in drinking-water and risk for cancer in Denmark
    Rikke Baastrup
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Strandboulevarden 49, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Health Perspect 116:231-7. 2008
    ..Epidemiologic studies have shown increased cancer risks among individuals exposed to high concentrations of arsenic in drinking-water, whereas studies of the carcinogenic effect of low doses have had inconsistent results...
  41. ncbi request reprint The effect of occasional smoking on smoking-related cancers: in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Bine Kjøller Bjerregaard
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 17:1305-9. 2006
    ..We have investigated the association between occasional smoking and cancer of the bladder, kidney, pancreas, upper aero-digestive tract and lung...
  42. ncbi request reprint Personal exposure to PM2.5, black smoke and NO2 in Copenhagen: relationship to bedroom and outdoor concentrations covering seasonal variation
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 15:413-22. 2005
    ..5), BS and NO(2) depends on many factors besides the outdoor levels, and that information on, for example, time of season or outdoor temperature and residence exposure, could improve the accuracy of the personal exposure estimation...
  43. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of NAT1 and NAT2 polymorphisms, tobacco smoking and meat consumption and risk of colorectal cancer
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Lett 266:186-93. 2008
    ..However, smoking intensity increased CRC risk among carriers of both NAT1 and NAT2 fast. This indicates that N-acetylator status affects the relationship between smoking and CRC risk...
  44. doi request reprint Air pollution and lung cancer incidence in 17 European cohorts: prospective analyses from the European Study of Cohorts for Air Pollution Effects (ESCAPE)
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Lancet Oncol 14:813-22. 2013
    ..Ambient air pollution is suspected to cause lung cancer. We aimed to assess the association between long-term exposure to ambient air pollution and lung cancer incidence in European populations...
  45. doi request reprint Predictors of indoor fine particulate matter in infants' bedrooms in Denmark
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Res 111:87-93. 2011
    ..Particulate matter (PM) in ambient air is responsible for adverse health effects in adults and children. Relatively little is known about the concentrations, sources and health effects of PM in indoor air...
  46. doi request reprint Predictors of adipose tissue concentrations of organochlorine pesticides in a general Danish population
    Elvira V Bräuner
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 22:52-9. 2012
    ..Single determinants varied among the individual compounds, even within related chlordane residues, suggesting that organochlorine pesticides should not be treated as a homogenous group...
  47. ncbi request reprint Urinary 1-hydroxypyrene in children living in city and rural residences in Denmark
    Ase Marie Hansen
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Sci Total Environ 363:70-7. 2006
    ..The present study aims to assess the biological uptake in children of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons measured as 1-hydroxypyrene in urine from children living in city and rural residences...
  48. pmc Exposure to ultrafine particles from ambient air and oxidative stress-induced DNA damage
    Elvira Vaclavik Bräuner
    Institute of Public Health, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1177-82. 2007
    ..Particulate matter, especially ultrafine particles (UFPs), may cause health effects through generation of oxidative stress, with resulting damage to DNA and other macromolecules...
  49. doi request reprint GPX1 Pro(198)Leu polymorphism, erythrocyte GPX activity, interaction with alcohol consumption and smoking, and risk of colorectal cancer
    Rikke Dalgaard Hansen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Mutat Res 664:13-9. 2009
    ..Our results indicate that lifestyle-related oxidative stress may be a risk factor for colorectal cancer among subjects with a lowered defence...
  50. ncbi request reprint Combined effects of road traffic noise and ambient air pollution in relation to risk for stroke?
    Mette Sørensen
    Diet, Genes and Environment, Danish Cancer Society Research Centre, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark Electronic address
    Environ Res 133:49-55. 2014
    ..In conclusion, in mutually adjusted models road traffic noise and not air pollution was associated ischemic stroke, while only air pollution affected risk for fatal strokes. There were indications of combined effects. ..
  51. ncbi request reprint Ambient particle source apportionment and daily hospital admissions among children and elderly in Copenhagen
    Zorana J Andersen
    Department of Biostatistics, Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:625-36. 2007
    ..These novel results may merit future research of potential mechanism, whereas at present, no single PM(10) source can be attributed to all morbidity...
  52. doi request reprint Non-occupational exposure to paint fumes during pregnancy and fetal growth in a general population
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Environ Res 110:383-7. 2010
    ..Our results suggest that there are no causal relationship between non-occupational exposure to paint fumes in the residence during pregnancy and fetal growth...
  53. pmc Residential radon and brain tumour incidence in a Danish cohort
    Elvira V Bräuner
    Diet, Genes and Environment, Danish Cancer Society Research Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark Construction and Health, Danish Building Research Institute, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 8:e74435. 2013
    ..Increased brain tumour incidence over recent decades may reflect improved diagnostic methods and clinical practice, but remain unexplained. Although estimated doses are low a relationship between radon and brain tumours may exist...
  54. ncbi request reprint Domestic radon and childhood cancer in Denmark
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Epidemiology 19:536-43. 2008
    ..We tested the hypothesis that domestic radon exposure increases the risk for childhood cancer...
  55. pmc Exposure to ambient concentrations of particulate air pollution does not influence vascular function or inflammatory pathways in young healthy individuals
    Elvira V Bräuner
    Institute of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health, Health Science Faculty, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Part Fibre Toxicol 5:13. 2008
    ..abstract:..
  56. doi request reprint Occurrence of organochlorine pesticides in indoor dust
    Elvira V Bräuner
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    J Environ Monit 13:522-6. 2011
    ..This raises concern and further large scale investigations are warranted to confirm this...
  57. doi request reprint Indoor radon and childhood leukaemia
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 132:175-81. 2008
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Exposure of Danish workers to trichloroethylene, 1947-1989
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen
    Appl Occup Environ Hyg 17:693-703. 2002
    ..Epidemiological studies of health effects of TCE may benefit from evaluating potential risk within different strata of calendar time, number of company employees, sex, and type of industry...
  59. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and risk of childhood leukaemia in Denmark
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 32:279-86. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the influence of socioeconomic status on the risk of childhood leukaemia...
  60. ncbi request reprint [Effects on health of particulate air pollution in Denmark--a quantitative assessment]
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Institut for Epidemiologisk Kraeftforskning, Kraeftens Bekaempelse, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 København Ø
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:3959-63. 2002
    ..Ambient air pollution is a risk factor for mortality and morbidity. The aim of this study was to quantify the health effects related to particulate matter (PM10) in Denmark...
  61. pmc Risk for leukaemia and brain and breast cancer among Danish utility workers: a second follow-up
    Christoffer Johansen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Occup Environ Med 64:782-4. 2007
    ..To update a study of risks for leukaemia, brain cancer and breast cancer in a Danish nationwide, population-based cohort of utility employees...
  62. ncbi request reprint Air pollution and childhood cancer: a review of the epidemiological literature
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen Ø
    Int J Cancer 118:2920-9. 2006
    ..In particular, nondifferential misclassification of exposure might have masked true, weak associations...
  63. ncbi request reprint Organochlorines in Danish women: predictors of adipose tissue concentrations
    Elvira Vaclavik
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, 49 Strandboulevarden, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Res 100:362-70. 2006
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Social inequality and incidence of and survival from cancers of the kidney and urinary bladder in a population-based study in Denmark, 1994-2003
    Kirsten Thorup Eriksen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer 44:2030-42. 2008
    ..We also found a moderate pattern of better survival from cancers at both sites in the most advantaged groups, most clearly reflected by the level of education, disposable income and affiliation to the work market...
  65. ncbi request reprint Tobacco smoke and bladder cancer--in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Bine Kjøller Bjerregaard
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 119:2412-6. 2006
    ....
  66. pmc Cancer in first-degree relatives and risk of testicular cancer in Denmark
    Rikke Baastrup Nordsborg
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 129:2485-91. 2011
    ..The familial aggregation of testicular and possibly other cancers may be explained by shared genes and/or shared environmental factors, but the mutual importance of each of these is difficult to determine...
  67. ncbi request reprint Validation of a job-exposure matrix for assessment of utility worker exposure to magnetic fields
    Christoffer Johansen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen
    Appl Occup Environ Hyg 17:304-10. 2002
    ..If the sample size in extreme categories provides enough power, a study in which this job-exposure matrix is used should allow detection of a true association between exposure to 50-Hz magnetic field and disease...
  68. pmc Increasing incidence of childhood tumours of the central nervous system in Denmark, 1980-1996
    O Raaschou-Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Br J Cancer 95:416-22. 2006
    ..These data suggest that the incidence rate of CNS tumours among Danish children has truly increased, although alternative explanations cannot be excluded...
  69. ncbi request reprint Genetic susceptibility according to three metabolic pathways in cancers of the lung and bladder and in myeloid leukemias in nonsmokers
    P Vineis
    Imperial College London, London, UK
    Ann Oncol 18:1230-42. 2007
    ..We chose a set of candidate single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) to investigate gene-environment interactions in three types of cancer that have been related to air pollution (lung, bladder and myeloid leukemia)...