Christoffer Johansen

Summary

Affiliation: Danish Cancer Society
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Stress and cancer]
    Christoffer Johansen
    Livet efter Kræft, Center for Kræftforskning, Kræftens Bekæmpelse, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 København Ø, Denmark
    Ugeskr Laeger 174:208-10. 2012
  2. pmc Personality traits and cancer survival: a Danish cohort study
    N Nakaya
    Psycho Oncology Division, Research Center for Innovative Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Kashiwa, Japan
    Br J Cancer 95:146-52. 2006
  3. pmc Major life event -- diagnosis of schizophrenia in offspring and risk for cancer
    S O Dalton
    Danish Cancer Society, The Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Br J Cancer 90:1364-6. 2004
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitation of cancer patients - research perspectives
    Christoffer Johansen
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 46:441-5. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint [Risk of colorectal cancer and other cancer diseases in patients with gallstones]
    C Johansen
    Sektor for kraeftepidemiologi, Kraeftens Bekaempelse, København
    Ugeskr Laeger 160:831-5. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint Risk of severe cardiac arrhythmia in male utility workers: a nationwide danish cohort study
    Christoffer Johansen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 156:857-61. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Electromagnetic fields and health effects--epidemiologic studies of cancer, diseases of the central nervous system and arrhythmia-related heart disease
    Christoffer Johansen
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Work Environ Health 30:1-30. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Cellular telephones and cancer--a nationwide cohort study in Denmark
    C Johansen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Natl Cancer Inst 93:203-7. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint [Exposure to electromagnetic fields and risk of central nervous system diseases among employees at Danish electric companies]
    C Johansen
    Institut for Epidemiologisk Kraeftforskning, Kraeftens Bekaempelse, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 København
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:50-4. 2001

Detail Information

Publications122 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint [Stress and cancer]
    Christoffer Johansen
    Livet efter Kræft, Center for Kræftforskning, Kræftens Bekæmpelse, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 København Ø, Denmark
    Ugeskr Laeger 174:208-10. 2012
    ..In studies having access to information on potential confounders, results seem to indicate that the association between stress and cancer may be explained by changes in lifestyle, established as a way of coping with stress...
  2. pmc Personality traits and cancer survival: a Danish cohort study
    N Nakaya
    Psycho Oncology Division, Research Center for Innovative Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Kashiwa, Japan
    Br J Cancer 95:146-52. 2006
    ..03). This study showed that neuroticism is negatively [corrected] associated with cancer survival. Further research on neuroticism and cancer survival is needed...
  3. pmc Major life event -- diagnosis of schizophrenia in offspring and risk for cancer
    S O Dalton
    Danish Cancer Society, The Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Br J Cancer 90:1364-6. 2004
    ..03-1.61), suggesting an indirect effect on cancer risk mediated by life-style factors...
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitation of cancer patients - research perspectives
    Christoffer Johansen
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 46:441-5. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint [Risk of colorectal cancer and other cancer diseases in patients with gallstones]
    C Johansen
    Sektor for kraeftepidemiologi, Kraeftens Bekaempelse, København
    Ugeskr Laeger 160:831-5. 1998
    ..A nonsignificantly increased risk of breast cancer was seen in women five years after initial discharge for gallstones...
  7. ncbi request reprint Risk of severe cardiac arrhythmia in male utility workers: a nationwide danish cohort study
    Christoffer Johansen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 156:857-61. 2002
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Electromagnetic fields and health effects--epidemiologic studies of cancer, diseases of the central nervous system and arrhythmia-related heart disease
    Christoffer Johansen
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Work Environ Health 30:1-30. 2004
    ..At present, there is little, if any, evidence that the use of mobile phones is associated with cancer in adults, including brain tumors, acoustic neuroma, cancer of the salivary glands, leukemia, or malignant melanoma of the eye...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cellular telephones and cancer--a nationwide cohort study in Denmark
    C Johansen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Natl Cancer Inst 93:203-7. 2001
    ..Use of cellular telephones is increasing exponentially and has become part of everyday life. Concerns about possible carcinogenic effects of radiofrequency signals have been raised, although they are based on limited scientific evidence...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Exposure to electromagnetic fields and risk of central nervous system diseases among employees at Danish electric companies]
    C Johansen
    Institut for Epidemiologisk Kraeftforskning, Kraeftens Bekaempelse, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 København
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:50-4. 2001
    ..Occupational exposure to electromagnetic fields has been associated with neurological diseases, such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, senile dementia, Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Marital status and survival in colorectal cancer]
    C Johansen
    Sektor for kraeftepidemiologi, Kraeftens Bekaempelse, København
    Ugeskr Laeger 160:635-8. 1998
    ..85; 95% CI: 0.78-0.93). We conclude that marital status does indeed prognosticate long-term survival from colon cancer. These results may have implications for psychosocial intervention after surgery for colorectal cancer...
  12. ncbi request reprint Risk for anogenital cancer and other cancer among women hospitalized with gonorrhea
    C Johansen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 80:757-61. 2001
    ..We investigated the relationship between infections with Neisseria gonorrhoeae and anogenital and other cancers...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Psychological stress, occurrence of cancer and cause-specific mortality]
    C Johansen
    Kraeftens Bekaempelse, Sektor for kraeftepidemiologi, København
    Ugeskr Laeger 160:2699-703. 1998
    ..We conclude that the human organism is highly adaptable, even to extreme psychological stress...
  14. ncbi request reprint Multiple sclerosis among utility workers
    C Johansen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen
    Neurology 52:1279-82. 1999
    ..35 (95% confidence interval, 0.92 to 1.91). We found no support for the hypothesis of an association between occupational exposure to electromagnetic fields and the risk of MS...
  15. doi request reprint Mortality among participants and non-participants in a prospective cohort study
    Signe Benzon Larsen
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 27:837-45. 2012
    ..Clear differences in mortality from all investigated causes of death were found between participants and non-participants, which persisted after up to 15 years of follow-up. Socioeconomic position had little effect on this result...
  16. ncbi request reprint Social-cognitive and school factors in lifetime smoking among adolescents
    Pernille Envold Bidstrup
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:1862-71. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the effects of social-cognitive factors and school factors on lifetime smoking status among adolescents...
  17. doi request reprint All-cause mortality among men whose cohabiting partner has been diagnosed with cancer
    Naoki Nakaya
    Survivorship, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Strandboulevarden, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Epidemiology 24:96-9. 2013
    ..Previous studies suggest that spouses of cancer patients are at increased risk for several chronic diseases. We investigated mortality in relation to cancer morbidity in the stable female partner...
  18. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of severe depression in male partners of women with breast cancer
    Naoki Nakaya
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer 116:5527-34. 2010
    ..In a retrospective cohort study, the risk for hospitalization with an affective disorder of the male partners of women with breast cancer was investigated, using unbiased, nationwide, population-based information...
  19. ncbi request reprint Social ties and risk for cancer--a prospective cohort study
    Corinna Bergelt
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 48:1010-8. 2009
    ..We investigated the association between social ties and risk for cancer...
  20. pmc Use of mobile phones and risk of brain tumours: update of Danish cohort study
    Patrizia Frei
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMJ 343:d6387. 2011
    ..To investigate the risk of tumours in the central nervous system among Danish mobile phone subscribers...
  21. ncbi request reprint Mobile phone use and the risk of skin cancer: a nationwide cohort study in Denmark
    Aslak Harbo Poulsen
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 178:190-7. 2013
    ..54, 2.00). A similar risk pattern was seen among women, though it was based on smaller numbers. In this large, population-based cohort study, little evidence of an increased skin cancer risk was observed among mobile phone users. ..
  22. doi request reprint Socioeconomic position and surgery for early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer: A population-based study in Denmark
    Laila Kærgaard Starr
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Danish Cancer Society, 49 Strandboulevarden, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Lung Cancer 79:262-9. 2013
    ..To examine possible associations between socioeconomic position and surgical treatment of patients with early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  23. doi request reprint Psychiatric disease incidence among Danish Seventh-day Adventists and Baptists
    Lau Caspar Thygesen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Øster Farimagsgade 5 A, 2 Floor, 1353, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:1583-90. 2013
    ..In this study, we follow a cohort of Danish Seventh-day Adventists (SDA) and Baptists in a nationwide psychiatry register and compare the incidence in this cohort with the general population...
  24. doi request reprint Social-cognitive and school factors in initiation of smoking among adolescents: a prospective cohort study
    Pernille Envold Bidstrup
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:384-92. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the association between social-cognitive factors, school factors, and smoking initiation among adolescents who had never smoked...
  25. ncbi request reprint Research in Danish cancer rehabilitation: social characteristics and late effects of cancer among participants in the FOCARE research project
    Mette Terp Høybye
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 47:47-55. 2008
    ..These challenges might be addressed optimally in multi-dimensional rehabilitation programmes...
  26. ncbi request reprint Social inequality in incidence of and survival from cancer in a population-based study in Denmark, 1994-2003: Summary of findings
    Susanne Oksbjerg Dalton
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer 44:2074-85. 2008
    ..Our study shows that inequalities in cancer incidence and survival must be addressed in all aspects of public health, with interventions both to reduce incidence and to prolong survival...
  27. doi request reprint No change in health behavior, BMI or self-rated health after a psychosocial cancer rehabilitation: Results of a randomized trial
    Else Ibfelt
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 50:289-98. 2011
    ..We evaluated the effect on health behavior, BMI and self-rated health of a residential psychosocial rehabilitation course for cancer patients...
  28. doi request reprint Socioeconomic position and lifestyle in relation to breast cancer incidence among postmenopausal women: a prospective cohort study, Denmark, 1993-2006
    Signe Benzon Larsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol 35:438-41. 2011
    ..We investigated whether differences in exposure to certain risk factors contribute to this gradient, as measured from education, income and occupation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Risk for cancer in parents of patients with schizophrenia
    Susanne Oksbjerg Dalton
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Psychiatry 161:903-8. 2004
    ..This study attempted to determine whether a genetic protection against cancer might be manifest in parents of offspring with schizophrenia...
  30. doi request reprint Hospital contact for mental disorders in survivors of childhood cancer and their siblings in Denmark: a population-based cohort study
    Lasse Wegener Lund
    Survivorship, Danish Cancer Society Research Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Lancet Oncol 14:971-80. 2013
    ..However, little is known about how cancers can affect mental health in the siblings of these patients. We aimed to assess the long-term risks of mental disorders in survivors of childhood cancer and their siblings...
  31. doi request reprint Changes in body mass index and alcohol and tobacco consumption among breast cancer survivors and cancer-free women: a prospective study in the Danish Diet, Cancer and Health Cohort
    Pernille E Bidstrup
    Survivorship, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 52:327-35. 2013
    ..Little is known about the health behaviour changes women with breast cancer initiate compared to those made by other women...
  32. doi request reprint Stress and survival after cancer: a prospective study of a Finnish population-based cohort
    Kumi Saito-Nakaya
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol 36:230-5. 2012
    ..99 (95% CI, 0.95-1.03). Further, the HR was 0.92 (95% CI, 0.69-1.22) for severe daily stress. Overall, the results of the current study do not support the hypothesis that stress reduces cancer survival...
  33. doi request reprint Marriage and divorce among childhood cancer survivors
    Susanne Vinkel Koch
    Section of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Pediatric Clinic II, Juliane Marie Center, University Hospital, Rigshospitalet and Institute of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Pediatrics, Medical Faculty, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 33:500-5. 2011
    ..Mental deficits after cranial irradiation are likely to be the major risk factor...
  34. doi request reprint Cancer and the risk for taking early retirement pension: a Danish cohort study
    Kathrine Carlsen
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 36:117-25. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the risk for taking early retirement pension (ERP) in cancer survivors who were working at the time of diagnosis...
  35. doi request reprint Personality traits and cancer risk and survival based on Finnish and Swedish registry data
    Naoki Nakaya
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 172:377-85. 2010
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Influence of socioeconomic factors on survival after breast cancer--a nationwide cohort study of women diagnosed with breast cancer in Denmark 1983-1999
    Susanne Oksbjerg Dalton
    Department for Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 121:2524-31. 2007
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint [Depression and cancer risk. A registry-based study in Denmark, 1969-1993]
    Susanne Oksbjerg Dalton
    Kraeftens Bekaempelse, Institut for Epidemiologisk Kraeftforskning, København
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:2461-4. 2004
  38. ncbi request reprint Body composition and breast cancer in postmenopausal women: a Danish prospective cohort study
    Lene Mellemkjaer
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1854-62. 2006
    ..To assess the importance of body fat mass (BFM) and fat free mass (FFM) for the established positive association between BMI and breast cancer among post-menopausal women...
  39. doi request reprint Hospital-based home care for children with cancer: feasibility and psychosocial impact on children and their families
    Helena Hansson
    Research Unit Women s and Children s Health, The Juliane Marie Centre for Women, Children and Reproduction, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:865-72. 2013
    ..To assess the feasibility and psychosocial impact of a hospital-based home care (HBHC) program for children with cancer...
  40. doi request reprint Pre-diagnostic alcohol consumption and breast cancer recurrence and mortality: results from a prospective cohort with a wide range of variation in alcohol intake
    Marianne Holm
    Unit of Diet, Genes, and Environment, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 132:686-94. 2013
    ..In addition to being a risk factor for breast cancer, a high pre-diagnostic alcohol intake also seems to have an effect on the course of the disease. We could not relate the finding to a specific tumor presentation...
  41. doi request reprint Factors correlated with fatigue in breast cancer survivors undergoing a rehabilitation course, Denmark, 2002-2005
    Simon Lawaetz Schultz
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Psychooncology 20:352-60. 2011
    ..Furthermore, to investigate level of fatigue 1 year after the rehabilitation course, after accounting for baseline fatigue levels...
  42. doi request reprint Critical discussion of social-cognitive factors in smoking initiation among adolescents
    Pernille Envold Bidstrup
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 50:88-98. 2011
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Breast cancer and early retirement: Associations with disease characteristics, treatment, comorbidity, social position and participation in a six-day rehabilitation course in a register-based study in Denmark
    Lars Henrik Damkjaer
    Institute for Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 50:274-81. 2011
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint [Psychiatric hospitalizations among survivors of cancer in childhood or adolescence]
    Lone Ross Larsen
    Kraeftens Bekaempelse, Institut for Epidemiologisk Kraeftforskning, København
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:2898-901. 2004
  45. ncbi request reprint No effect on survival of home psychosocial intervention in a randomized study of Danish colorectal cancer patients
    Lone Ross
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Psychooncology 18:875-85. 2009
    ..We investigated whether regular home visits to persons with newly diagnosed colorectal cancer influenced their overall survival and selected immune parameters...
  46. ncbi request reprint Cellular telephone use and cancer risk: update of a nationwide Danish cohort
    Joachim Schüz
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1707-13. 2006
    ..The widespread use of cellular telephones has heightened concerns about possible adverse health effects. The objective of this study was to investigate cancer risk among Danish cellular telephone users who were followed for up to 21 years...
  47. ncbi request reprint Schizophrenia and the risk for breast cancer
    Susanne Oksbjerg Dalton
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Schizophr Res 62:89-92. 2003
    ..91; 95% confidence interval, 0.71-1.12). Studies not taking parity into account may overestimate the risk for breast cancer in schizophrenic women...
  48. doi request reprint Social relations and smoking abstinence among ever-smokers: a report from two large population-based Danish cohort studies
    Lone Ross
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 41:531-40. 2013
    ..Relational strain may be a risk factor for relapse after smoking cessation whereas social support may be protective. This study aimed to assess which aspects of social relations were associated with smoking abstinence among ever-smokers...
  49. doi request reprint Suicide in Danish women evaluated for fertility problems
    Trille Kristina Kjaer
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Hum Reprod 26:2401-7. 2011
    ..The authors investigated whether women who do not succeed in having a child after an infertility evaluation are at a higher risk of suicide than women who succeed in having a child after an infertility evaluation...
  50. doi request reprint A systematic review of studies on psychosocial late effects of childhood cancer: structures of society and methodological pitfalls may challenge the conclusions
    Lasse Wegener Lund
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 56:532-43. 2011
    ..Significant methodological problems hamper current knowledge. Systematic registration of psychosocial and somatic problems at diagnosis and prospectively through protocols is needed...
  51. doi request reprint Factors associated with the prescription of antidepressive medication to breast cancer patients
    Nis P Suppli
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 50:243-51. 2011
    ..We evaluated factors associated with use of antidepressant medication subsequent to a diagnosis of breast cancer. We also evaluated the effect of participation in a cancer rehabilitation program on use of antidepressants...
  52. doi request reprint An international prospective cohort study of mobile phone users and health (Cosmos): design considerations and enrolment
    Joachim Schüz
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol 35:37-43. 2011
    ..The evidence from epidemiological studies published to date have not been consistent and, in particular, further studies are required to identify whether longer term (well beyond 10 years) RF exposure might pose some health risk...
  53. ncbi request reprint Survival after a psychoeducational intervention for patients with cutaneous malignant melanoma: a replication study
    Ellen H Boesen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Clin Oncol 25:5698-703. 2007
    ..In the present study, we replicated the study with 258 Danish patients with malignant melanoma. We also compared recurrence and survival among the participants in the randomized study with 137 patients who refused to participate...
  54. doi request reprint Impact of symptom burden on health related quality of life of cancer survivors in a Danish cancer rehabilitation program: A longitudinal study
    Trille Kristina Kjaer
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 50:223-32. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the prevalence of symptoms and whether information about self-reported symptom severity adds value to QoL measurements...
  55. ncbi request reprint Divorce or end of cohabitation among Danish women evaluated for fertility problems
    Trille Kjaer
    Department of Survivorship, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 93:269-76. 2014
    ..We investigated the likelihood of ending a relationship among women who did not have a child after a fertility evaluation...
  56. ncbi request reprint Tricyclic antidepressants and non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Susanne Oksbjerg Dalton
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Epidemiology 19:546-9. 2008
    ..An increased risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) has been reported among long-term users of tricyclic antidepressants...
  57. ncbi request reprint Mental vulnerability as a risk factor for depression: a prospective cohort study in Denmark
    Ditte Østergaard
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 58:306-14. 2012
    ..e. a tendency to experience psychosomatic symptoms, mental symptoms or interpersonal problems) is associated with various diseases. This study investigated whether mental vulnerability is associated with hospitalization for depression...
  58. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of the Danish version of the 'distress thermometer'
    Pernille Envold Bidstrup
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Psychooncology 21:436-43. 2012
    ..Short screening instruments have been suggested to improve the detection of psychological symptoms. We examined the accuracy of the Danish version of the 'Distress Thermometer'...
  59. doi request reprint Parental separation and pediatric cancer: a Danish cohort study
    Sally Grant
    Survivorship, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Pediatrics 129:e1187-91. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the risk for separation (ending cohabitation) of the parents of a child with a diagnosis of cancer...
  60. ncbi request reprint Risk for unemployment of cancer survivors: A Danish cohort study
    Kathrine Carlsen
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer 44:1866-74. 2008
    ..To investigate whether cancer survivors are at an increased risk for unemployment after cancer...
  61. doi request reprint Self-efficacy, adjustment style and well-being in breast cancer patients: a longitudinal study
    Nina Rottmann
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Qual Life Res 19:827-36. 2010
    ....
  62. doi request reprint Incidence of childhood central nervous system tumors in the Nordic countries
    Lisbeth Samsø Schmidt
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 56:65-9. 2011
    ..Large geographical and temporal variations in the incidence rates of CNS tumors have been reported. Increasing incidence rates would be a public health concern, as they might indicate increased exposure to environmental risk factors...
  63. pmc Sociodemographic factors and vestibular schwannoma: a Danish nationwide cohort study
    Joachim Schüz
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Neuro Oncol 12:1291-9. 2010
    ..The magnitude of the differences in incidence rates across the groups of different socioeconomic indicators suggests a high potential for earlier diagnosis of VS by improving the awareness of early symptoms...
  64. ncbi request reprint Social and psychological determinants of participation in internet-based cancer support groups
    Mette Terp Høybye
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Support Care Cancer 18:553-60. 2010
    ..In this study, we identified the social and psychological characteristics of Danish cancer patients that determine use of the internet for support...
  65. doi request reprint Time trends in brain tumor incidence rates in Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, 1974-2003
    Isabelle Deltour
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:1721-4. 2009
    ..2% to 4.4%) among women. No change in incidence trends were observed from 1998 to 2003, the time when possible associations between mobile phone use and cancer risk would be informative about an induction period of 5-10 years...
  66. doi request reprint Risk for hospitalization with depression after a cancer diagnosis: a nationwide, population-based study of cancer patients in Denmark from 1973 to 2003
    Susanne O Dalton
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Clin Oncol 27:1440-5. 2009
    ..As more people survive cancer, it is necessary to understand the long-term impact of cancer. We investigated whether cancer survivors are at increased risk for hospitalization for depression...
  67. ncbi request reprint An exploratory study of associations between illness perceptions and adjustment and changes after psychosocial rehabilitation in survivors of breast cancer
    Ida Lichtenstein Jørgensen
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 48:1119-27. 2009
    ..This study indicates that illness perceptions are associated with adjustment; however, illness perceptions did not change after participation in a one-week multi-component rehabilitation course...
  68. ncbi request reprint Fetal growth, preterm birth, neonatal stress and risk for CNS tumors in children: a Nordic population- and register-based case-control study
    Lisbeth Samsø Schmidt
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1042-52. 2010
    ..The peak incidence of central nervous system (CNS) tumors in childhood indicates that intrauterine or neonatal characteristics are potential risk factors or symptoms of early onset of disease...
  69. ncbi request reprint Comparison of participants and non-participants in a randomized psychosocial intervention study among patients with malignant melanoma
    Ellen Boesen
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Nobelparken the Strandboulevarden 49, Denmark
    Psychosomatics 48:510-6. 2007
    ..The type of intervention offered in this study may have more appeal to patients belonging to higher socioeconomic classes...
  70. ncbi request reprint Risk for cancer in a cohort of patients hospitalized for schizophrenia in Denmark, 1969-1993
    Susanne Oksbjerg Dalton
    The Danish Cancer Society, The Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Schizophr Res 75:315-24. 2005
    ..The data might support reduced risks for prostate and rectal cancer among male patients with schizophrenia, whereas a changing smoking pattern might explain the reduced risk for tobacco-related cancers...
  71. ncbi request reprint A randomized psychosocial intervention study on the effect of home visits on the well-being of Danish colorectal cancer patients--the INCA Project
    Lone Ross
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Psychooncology 14:949-61. 2005
    ..We recommend that future psychosocial intervention studies include baseline screening for distress and recommend testing the effect of shorter but intensive interventions carried out by trained therapists...
  72. pmc Risks for central nervous system diseases among mobile phone subscribers: a Danish retrospective cohort study
    Joachim Schüz
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 4:e4389. 2009
    ..Identification of the factors that result in a healthy cohort might be of interest for elucidation of the etiology of these diseases...
  73. ncbi request reprint Psychoeducational intervention for patients with cutaneous malignant melanoma: a replication study
    Ellen H Boesen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Clin Oncol 23:1270-7. 2005
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric hospitalizations among survivors of cancer in childhood or adolescence
    Lone Ross
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    N Engl J Med 349:650-7. 2003
    ..We investigated whether children and adolescents who survive cancer are at increased risk for psychiatric hospitalization...
  75. ncbi request reprint Leaving home after cancer in childhood: a measure of social independence in early adulthood
    Susanne Vinkel Koch
    Section of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Pediatric Clinic II, Juliane Marie Center, University Hospital, H S Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 47:61-70. 2006
    ..As a measure of social independence, we investigated whether cancer survivors displayed the same patterns of leaving home as population-based control group...
  76. doi request reprint Psychological distress among women with newly diagnosed breast cancer
    Birgitte Goldschmidt Mertz
    Department of Breast Surgery, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 16:439-43. 2012
    ..Our objectives were to determine the prevalence of distress and to investigate the related problems and the characteristics of women with breast cancer who experienced psychological distress at the time of diagnosis...
  77. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of brief indexes designed to measure social-cognitive predictors of smoking initiation
    Pernille Envold Hansen
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:64-74. 2007
    ..Our aim was to examine the criterion-related construct validity of brief psychological indexes of attitude, social influence and self-efficacy to be used in future studies for predicting smoking initiation in adolescents...
  78. ncbi request reprint Mental vulnerability and survival after cancer
    Naoki Nakaya
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Epidemiology 20:916-20. 2009
    ..This study examined the association between mental vulnerability and survival after cancer in Denmark in a prospective cohort study...
  79. ncbi request reprint [Use of cellular telephones and risk of cancer. A Danish cohort study]
    Christoffer Johansen
    Institut for Epidemiologisk Kraeftforskning, Kraeftens Bekaempelse, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 København
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:1668-73. 2002
    ..The use of cellular telephones has been suggested to increase the risk of cancer...
  80. ncbi request reprint Tubal sterilization and risk of ovarian, endometrial and cervical cancer. A Danish population-based follow-up study of more than 65 000 sterilized women
    Susanne K Kjaer
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 33:596-602. 2004
    ..On the basis of a population-based cohort, we assessed the cancer risk, focusing on gynaecological cancers and pre-malignant lesions, among women with a previous tubal sterilization...
  81. ncbi request reprint Risk of cancer in children with the diagnosis immaturity at birth
    Lene Mellemkjaer
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:231-7. 2006
    ..An explanation behind the excess of CNS tumours could not be identified, but the effect of diagnostic X-rays in newborns may deserve further attention...
  82. ncbi request reprint Are cancer survivors at an increased risk for divorce? A Danish cohort study
    Kathrine Carlsen
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer 43:2093-9. 2007
    ..06; 95% confidence interval (CI), 1.0;1.1 and RR, 0.98; 95% CI, 0.9;1.0 for women and men, respectively). This finding shows that cancer survivors need not have unnecessary fears for their marriage...
  83. ncbi request reprint Does marital status and altered contact with the social network predict colorectal cancer survival?
    Mette Villingshøj
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer 42:3022-7. 2006
    ..7, 95% CI: 1.3-2.4). However, a low physical functioning of the cancer patient may have confounded the latter result...
  84. doi request reprint Testicular germ cell cancer incidence in an immigration perspective, Denmark, 1978 to 2003
    Sven Schmiedel
    Department of Growth and Reproduction, Copenhagen University Hospital Rigshospitalet NES, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Urol 183:1378-82. 2010
    ..Since recently rate stabilization was suggested, we determined whether it is due to an increasing number of immigrants at lower risk for this cancer...
  85. ncbi request reprint Development in incidence of breast cancer in non-screened Danish women, 1973-2002--a population-based study
    Niels Fuglede
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 118:2366-9. 2006
    ....
  86. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer in Denmark 1943-1997
    Lau C Thygesen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:1232-41. 2004
    ..This article reports the incidence rates of colon and rectal cancer in Denmark during 55 years of data registration and estimates the number of cases identified attributable to four modifiable risk factors and potentially preventable...
  87. ncbi request reprint Trends in testicular cancer incidence in the Nordic countries, focusing on the recent decrease in Denmark
    Rune Jacobsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Androl 29:199-204. 2006
    ..This descriptive study confirms the hypothesis that birth cohort has a major influence on the incidence pattern of testicular tumours and suggests that seminoma and non-seminoma have common aetiological factors...
  88. ncbi request reprint Incidences of gliomas and meningiomas in Denmark, 1943 to 1997
    Helle Collatz Christensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Neurosurgery 52:1327-33; discussion 1333-4. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the nationwide, population-based incidences of intracranial gliomas and meningiomas (of all grades) during 55 years of monitoring in Denmark...
  89. ncbi request reprint Cellular telephone use and risk of acoustic neuroma
    Helle Collatz Christensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 159:277-83. 2004
    ..The results of this prospective, population-based, nationwide study, which included a large number of long-term users of cellular telephones, do not support an association between cell phone use and risk of acoustic neuroma...
  90. pmc Incidence of and survival from oligodendroglioma in Denmark, 1943-2002
    Malene Schjønning Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Neuro Oncol 11:311-7. 2009
    ..Overall survival improved significantly during the study period, which could partly be due to improved diagnostic methods and treatment options...
  91. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial home visits in cancer treatment: a qualitative study on the content of home visits
    Lone Ross
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Nurs 25:350-7. 2002
    ..In conclusion, we expect that coping with the consequences of a diagnosis of cancer will be improved when patients are regarded as individuals rather than as objects. Home visits may facilitate this process...
  92. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial aspects of lung cancer
    Kathrine Carlsen
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Lung Cancer 47:293-300. 2005
    ..Lung cancer is one of the commonest cancers in the industrialised world, and persons with this grave disease must deal not only with the physical effects but also with the psychosocial aspects...
  93. ncbi request reprint Use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and risk of upper gastrointestinal tract bleeding: a population-based cohort study
    Susanne Oksbjerg Dalton
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Arch Intern Med 163:59-64. 2003
    ..Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) have been suspected of increasing the risk of bleeding. We examined the risk of upper gastrointestinal tract (GI) bleeding with use of antidepressant medication...
  94. ncbi request reprint Personality traits, health behavior, and risk for cancer: a prospective study of Swedish twin court
    Pernille Envold Hansen
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer 103:1082-91. 2005
    ..The authors conducted a prospective investigation into the relation between personality traits and the risk for cancer...
  95. ncbi request reprint Cancer in a population-based cohort of men and women in registered homosexual partnerships
    Morten Frisch
    Department of Epidemiology Research, Danish Epidemiology Science Center, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 157:966-72. 2003
    ..8, 1.3). With anal squamous carcinoma and HIV/AIDS-associated cancers as notable exceptions in men, cancer incidence rates among homosexual persons in marriage-like partnerships are similar to those prevailing in society at large...
  96. doi request reprint Impact of psychotherapy on cancer survival: time to move on?
    Ellen H Boesen
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Curr Opin Oncol 20:372-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of the present review of randomized studies of psychosocial intervention is to determine the strength of the evidence for enhanced survival after participation in psychosocial interventions...
  97. ncbi request reprint In a randomized controlled trial, missing data led to biased results regarding anxiety
    Lone Ross
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:1131-7. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to illustrate how randomized intervention studies can be threatened by bias due to missing observations because of death or nonresponse...
  98. ncbi request reprint Online interaction. Effects of storytelling in an internet breast cancer support group
    Mette Terp Høybye
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Psychooncology 14:211-20. 2005
    ..The internet was considered a means for finding ways of living with breast cancer. Our study suggests that internet support groups have important potential for the rehabilitation of cancer patients...
  99. ncbi request reprint Quality of life of Danish colorectal cancer patients with and without a stoma
    Lone Ross
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, 49 Strandboulevarden, DK 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Support Care Cancer 15:505-13. 2007
    ....
  100. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and outcome of behavioural changes in the rehabilitation of cancer patients: a review
    Katrin Gaardbo Kuhn
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer 41:216-24. 2005
    ..Future interventions should be designed to assess the separate effects of dietary changes, exercise and psychosocial interventions...
  101. doi request reprint Sixty-one years of pancreatic cancer in Denmark from 1943 to 2003: a nationwide study
    Sandra Teiblum
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Pancreas 38:374-8. 2009
    ..We report the incidence rates of pancreatic cancer in Denmark during 61 years of data registration, from 1943 to 2003...