Susanne K Kjaer

Summary

Affiliation: Danish Cancer Society
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Carcinogenic HPV prevalence and age-specific type distribution in 40,382 women with normal cervical cytology, ASCUS/LSIL, HSIL, or cervical cancer: what is the potential for prevention?
    Susanne K Kjær
    Unit of Virus, Lifestyle and Genes, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 25:179-89. 2014
  2. pmc Risk factors for VIA positivity and determinants of screening attendances in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Crispin Kahesa
    Department of International Health, Immunology and Microbiology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 12:1055. 2012
  3. pmc Determinants of acceptance of cervical cancer screening in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Crispin Kahesa
    Department of International Health, Immunology and Microbiology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 12:1093. 2012
  4. pmc Predictors of human papillomavirus infection in women undergoing routine cervical cancer screening in Spain: the CLEOPATRE study
    Esther Roura
    Cancer Epidemiology Research Program, Institut Català d Oncologia IDIBELL, CIBER ESP, RTICC, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    BMC Infect Dis 12:145. 2012
  5. pmc Recent alcohol consumption and risk of incident ovarian carcinoma: a pooled analysis of 5,342 cases and 10,358 controls from the Ovarian Cancer Association Consortium
    Linda E Kelemen
    Department of Population Health Research, Alberta Health Services Cancer Care, AB, Canada
    BMC Cancer 13:28. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Genital warts in men: a large population-based cross-sectional survey of Danish men
    Christian Munk
    Department of Virus, Lifestyle and Genes, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Sex Transm Infect 88:640-4. 2012
  7. doi request reprint The importance of low-risk HPV infection for the risk of abnormal cervical cytology/histology in more than 40 000 Danish women
    Ann Nielsen
    Unit of Virus, Lifestyle and Genes, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Sex Transm Infect 88:627-32. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Risk for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 3 or worse in relation to smoking among women with persistent human papillomavirus infection
    Kirsten Egebjerg Jensen
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1949-55. 2012
  9. doi request reprint A pooled analysis of continued prophylactic efficacy of quadrivalent human papillomavirus (Types 6/11/16/18) vaccine against high-grade cervical and external genital lesions
    Susanne K Kjaer
    Department of Virus, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 2:868-78. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint [Vaccine against human papillomavirus. The Danish Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics]
    Susanne Kruger Kjaer
    Institut for Epidemiologisk Kraeftforskning, Kraeftens Bekaempelse H S Rigshospitalet, DK 2100 København Ø
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:1218. 2006

Detail Information

Publications96

  1. doi request reprint Carcinogenic HPV prevalence and age-specific type distribution in 40,382 women with normal cervical cytology, ASCUS/LSIL, HSIL, or cervical cancer: what is the potential for prevention?
    Susanne K Kjær
    Unit of Virus, Lifestyle and Genes, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 25:179-89. 2014
    ..Assessment of the prevaccination type-specific prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV) in the general population is important for the prediction of the impact of HPV vaccination...
  2. pmc Risk factors for VIA positivity and determinants of screening attendances in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Crispin Kahesa
    Department of International Health, Immunology and Microbiology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 12:1055. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Determinants of acceptance of cervical cancer screening in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Crispin Kahesa
    Department of International Health, Immunology and Microbiology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 12:1093. 2012
    ..To describe how demographic characteristics and knowledge of cervical cancer influence screening acceptance among women living in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania...
  4. pmc Predictors of human papillomavirus infection in women undergoing routine cervical cancer screening in Spain: the CLEOPATRE study
    Esther Roura
    Cancer Epidemiology Research Program, Institut Català d Oncologia IDIBELL, CIBER ESP, RTICC, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    BMC Infect Dis 12:145. 2012
    ..The aim of the current study was to investigate socio-demographic, lifestyle, and medical factors for potential associations with cervical HPV infection in women undergoing cervical cancer screening in Spain...
  5. pmc Recent alcohol consumption and risk of incident ovarian carcinoma: a pooled analysis of 5,342 cases and 10,358 controls from the Ovarian Cancer Association Consortium
    Linda E Kelemen
    Department of Population Health Research, Alberta Health Services Cancer Care, AB, Canada
    BMC Cancer 13:28. 2013
    ..Because OC and ovarian borderline tumor histologic types differ genetically, molecularly and clinically, large numbers are needed to estimate risk associations...
  6. doi request reprint Genital warts in men: a large population-based cross-sectional survey of Danish men
    Christian Munk
    Department of Virus, Lifestyle and Genes, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Sex Transm Infect 88:640-4. 2012
    ..To estimate the occurrence of and risk factors associated with genital warts in Danish men..
  7. doi request reprint The importance of low-risk HPV infection for the risk of abnormal cervical cytology/histology in more than 40 000 Danish women
    Ann Nielsen
    Unit of Virus, Lifestyle and Genes, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Sex Transm Infect 88:627-32. 2012
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Risk for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 3 or worse in relation to smoking among women with persistent human papillomavirus infection
    Kirsten Egebjerg Jensen
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1949-55. 2012
    ..Smoking has been associated with cervical cancer. We examined whether smoking increases the risk for high-grade cervical lesions in women with high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) infection...
  9. doi request reprint A pooled analysis of continued prophylactic efficacy of quadrivalent human papillomavirus (Types 6/11/16/18) vaccine against high-grade cervical and external genital lesions
    Susanne K Kjaer
    Department of Virus, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 2:868-78. 2009
    ..The efficacy of quadrivalent HPV vaccine against high-grade cervical and external anogenital neoplasia remains high through 42 months post vaccination...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Vaccine against human papillomavirus. The Danish Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics]
    Susanne Kruger Kjaer
    Institut for Epidemiologisk Kraeftforskning, Kraeftens Bekaempelse H S Rigshospitalet, DK 2100 København Ø
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:1218. 2006
  11. ncbi request reprint The burden of genital warts: a study of nearly 70,000 women from the general female population in the 4 Nordic countries
    Susanne Kruger Kjaer
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Infect Dis 196:1447-54. 2007
    ..To assess the burden and correlates of genital warts in women...
  12. pmc Long-term absolute risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 3 or worse following human papillomavirus infection: role of persistence
    Susanne K Kjær
    Department of Viruses, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:1478-88. 2010
    ..Persistent HPV infection could also be a useful screening marker. We estimated the long-term risk of high-grade CIN after one-time detection of high-risk HPV DNA and after persistent infection with individual high-risk HPV types...
  13. ncbi request reprint Acquisition and persistence of human papillomavirus infection in younger men: a prospective follow-up study among Danish soldiers
    Susanne Kruger Kjaer
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1528-33. 2005
    ..This is the first study to assess risk factors for acquisition and persistence of HPV. The sexually transmitted nature of the infection is confirmed, and the data point to an important role of having multiple HPV types for persistence...
  14. ncbi request reprint Different risk factor patterns for high-grade and low-grade intraepithelial lesions on the cervix among HPV-positive and HPV-negative young women
    S Kruger-Kjaer
    Danish Cancer Society, Division for Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen
    Int J Cancer 76:613-9. 1998
    ..g., years of sex life without barrier contraceptive use, early age at first genital warts and smoking. Whether the risk factors that are applicable only to HSIL represent factors related to progression remains unknown...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus infection in Danish female sex workers. Decreasing prevalence with age despite continuously high sexual activity
    S K Kjaer
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen
    Sex Transm Dis 27:438-45. 2000
    ..Knowledge about the generalizability of this age dependency is important to understand the natural history of the infection, but may also have implications in relation to the use of HPV testing in cervical cancer screening...
  17. ncbi request reprint High-risk human papillomavirus is sexually transmitted: evidence from a follow-up study of virgins starting sexual activity (intercourse)
    S K Kjaer
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:101-6. 2001
    ..Remarkably, no cervical lesions were found in HPV 16 DNA positive women who had seroconverted. Although based on small numbers, this may suggest that the development of antibodies had a protective effect...
  18. pmc Type specific persistence of high risk human papillomavirus (HPV) as indicator of high grade cervical squamous intraepithelial lesions in young women: population based prospective follow up study
    Susanne K Kjaer
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMJ 325:572. 2002
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint The absolute risk of cervical abnormalities in high-risk human papillomavirus-positive, cytologically normal women over a 10-year period
    Susanne Kjaer
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Res 66:10630-6. 2006
    ..These results indicate that even a single positive HPV test in cytologically negative women is substantially predictive of high-grade CIN and suggest that HC2 testing can help stratify women into different risk categories...
  20. ncbi request reprint Hormone therapy and the impact of estrogen intake on the risk of ovarian cancer
    Eva Glud
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen
    Arch Intern Med 164:2253-9. 2004
    ..The association between menopausal hormone therapy (HT) and risk of ovarian cancer is as yet equivocal, and the effect of estrogen and estrogen-progestogen therapy, specifically the effect of the cumulative hormone intake, is unclear...
  21. ncbi request reprint P53 mutations in tissue from Danish ovarian cancer patients: from the Danish "MALOVA" ovarian cancer study
    Estrid V S Høgdall
    Department of Virus, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Gynecol Oncol 100:76-82. 2006
    ..A small number of studies investigated the survival of patients with p53 mutations in OC, but their conclusions are not in agreement...
  22. doi request reprint Young age at first intercourse and risk-taking behaviours--a study of nearly 65 000 women in four Nordic countries
    Tina Bech Olesen
    Department of Viruses, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Public Health 22:220-4. 2012
    ..In the present study, using a large population-based sample of 64 659 women aged 18-45 years in four Nordic countries, we investigate whether young age at first sexual intercourse is associated with subsequent risk-taking behaviours...
  23. doi request reprint Awareness of human papillomavirus in a cohort of nearly 70,000 women from four Nordic countries
    Bugge Nøhr
    Department of Virus, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:1048-54. 2008
    ..To assess the fraction of women who have heard of human papillomavirus (HPV) in four Nordic countries (Denmark, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden) and to study the correlates of this awareness, just before the vaccines were released...
  24. ncbi request reprint Loss of heterozygosity on the X chromosome is an independent prognostic factor in ovarian carcinoma: from the Danish "MALOVA" Ovarian Carcinoma Study
    Estrid V S Høgdall
    Department of Viruses, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer 100:2387-95. 2004
    ..Loss of heterozygosity (LOH) may be detected in individuals heterozygous for an allele and is associated with loss of function of tumor suppressor genes...
  25. doi request reprint Risk of ovarian cancer in women with first-degree relatives with cancer
    Marie Soegaard
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:449-56. 2009
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Distribution of p53 expression in tissue from 774 Danish ovarian tumour patients and its prognostic significance in ovarian carcinomas
    Estrid V S Høgdall
    Dept of Virus, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    APMIS 116:400-9. 2008
    ..00001). Multivariate Cox regression analysis found that less than 20% tissue expression of p53 was associated with longer OC disease-specific survival. Tissue p53 expression may be of prognostic value in women with OC...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of estrogen receptor and progesterone receptor tumor expression in Danish ovarian cancer patients: from the 'MALOVA' ovarian cancer study
    Estrid V S Høgdall
    Department of Virus, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Oncol Rep 18:1051-9. 2007
    ..31-0.74) compared to patients with <10% expression for both receptors. In conclusion, our results predict that an elevated expression of ER and PR, alone and in combination, point to a favorable outcome for patients with OC...
  28. doi request reprint Women's sexual behavior. Population-based study among 65,000 women from four Nordic countries before introduction of human papillomavirus vaccination
    Kirsten Egebjerg Jensen
    Department of Viruses, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 90:459-67. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to describe patterns in women's sexual behavior in four Nordic countries...
  29. doi request reprint Use of analgesic drugs and risk of ovarian cancer: results from a Danish case-control study
    Henriette B Ammundsen
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 91:1094-102. 2012
    ..We examined the association between analgesic use and risk of ovarian cancer. In addition, we examined whether the association differed according to histological types...
  30. ncbi request reprint Smoking and overweight: negative prognostic factors in stage III epithelial ovarian cancer
    Anette Kjaerbye-Thygesen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:798-803. 2006
    ..Smoking and overweight are associated with poorer prognosis in several cancer types. The prognostic effect of smoking and body mass index (BMI) on ovarian cancer is unknown...
  31. ncbi request reprint Different risk factor profiles for mucinous and nonmucinous ovarian cancer: results from the Danish MALOVA study
    Marie Soegaard
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society Rigshospitalet, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1160-6. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the overall risk factors for epithelial ovarian cancer and according to histologic subtypes...
  32. ncbi request reprint Distribution of HER-2 overexpression in ovarian carcinoma tissue and its prognostic value in patients with ovarian carcinoma: from the Danish MALOVA Ovarian Cancer Study
    Estrid V S Høgdall
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer 98:66-73. 2003
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a polymorphism in intron 2 of the p53 gene in ovarian cancer patients. From the Danish "Malova" Ovarian Cancer Study
    Estrid V Høgdall
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Anticancer Res 23:3397-404. 2003
    ..The p53 gene is frequently mutated in various human tumours. In addition, single nucleotide polymorphisms are often observed in exons and introns of the p53 gene in normal tissues and tumours...
  34. doi request reprint Accuracy of self-reported family history of cancer in a large case-control study of ovarian cancer
    Marie Soegaard
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 19:469-79. 2008
    ..To evaluate the reliability of self-reported family history of cancer in first-degree female relatives and to examine possible determinants of accurate reporting...
  35. ncbi request reprint K-ras alterations in Danish ovarian tumour patients. From the Danish "Malova" Ovarian Cancer study
    Estrid V S Høgdall
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Gynecol Oncol 89:31-6. 2003
    ..Activation of ras oncogenes has been demonstrated in ovarian tumours. All the reported studies are based on a relatively small number of patients and the results therefore remain a subject of debate...
  36. ncbi request reprint Type-specific HPV infection and multiple HPV types: prevalence and risk factor profile in nearly 12,000 younger and older Danish women
    Ann Nielsen
    Department of Virus, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Demark
    Sex Transm Dis 35:276-82. 2008
    ..Further we assessed the risk factor profile for prevalent high risk (HR) HPV infection and infection with multiple HR HPV types...
  37. ncbi request reprint High plasma YKL-40 level in patients with ovarian cancer stage III is related to shorter survival
    Estrid V S Høgdall
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Oncol Rep 10:1535-8. 2003
    ..In conclusion, plasma levels of YKL-40 proved of prognostic value in stage III OC patients...
  38. pmc YKL-40 tissue expression and plasma levels in patients with ovarian cancer
    Estrid V S Høgdall
    Department of Virus, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Cancer 9:8. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to determine the expression of YKL-40 in tumor tissue and plasma in patients with borderline ovarian tumor or epithelial ovarian cancer (OC), and investigate prognostic value of this marker...
  39. ncbi request reprint P53 autoantibodies in sera from Danish ovarian cancer patients and their correlation with clinical data and prognosis
    Estrid V S Høgdall
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    APMIS 110:545-53. 2002
    ..The presence of increased serum p53 AAb in patients with diagnosed OC could not be correlated with any clinical data and preoperative serum p53 AAb status had no evident value...
  40. ncbi request reprint The prognostic value of plasma soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR) levels in stage III ovarian cancer patients
    Farah Diba Begum
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Anticancer Res 24:1981-5. 2004
    ..18 ng/ml), age, histological type of tumour and serum CA 125 had no independent prognostic value. In conclusion, preoperative plasma suPAR level was of no prognostic value in this cohort of Danish stage III OC patients...
  41. doi request reprint Factors associated with a continuous regular analgesic use - a population-based study of more than 45,000 Danish women and men 18-45 years of age
    Marie Hargreave
    Department of Viruses, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, DK 2100Copenhagen, Denmark
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:65-74. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to describe continuous regular analgesics use and examine factors associated with a continuous regular analgesic use...
  42. doi request reprint Depth of cervical cone removed by loop electrosurgical excision procedure and subsequent risk of spontaneous preterm delivery
    Bugge Noehr
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Obstet Gynecol 114:1232-8. 2009
    ..To investigate the association between cone depth of the loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) of the cervix and subsequent risk of spontaneous preterm delivery...
  43. doi request reprint Protein expression levels of carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) in Danish ovarian cancer patients: from the Danish 'MALOVA'ovarian cancer study
    Estrid V S Høgdall
    Department of Virus, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Pathology 40:487-92. 2008
    ..To determine the variation in expression of carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) in 760 epithelial ovarian tumours from Denmark, and to correlate expression with clinicopathological parameters and prognosis for the disease...
  44. ncbi request reprint CA125 expression pattern, prognosis and correlation with serum CA125 in ovarian tumor patients. From The Danish "MALOVA" Ovarian Cancer Study
    Estrid V S Høgdall
    Department of Virus, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Gynecol Oncol 104:508-15. 2007
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint The influence of parity and smoking in the social environment on tobacco consumption among daily smoking women in Denmark
    Luise L Mueller
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur Addict Res 13:177-84. 2007
    ..Anti-smoking programs should focus on the social network of the women. Furthermore, there is a need to target mothers who smoke, especially less educated mothers...
  46. doi request reprint High-risk and low-risk human papillomavirus and the absolute risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia or cancer
    Louise T Thomsen
    Unit of Virus, Lifestyle and Genes and Statistics, Bioinformatics and Registry, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, and the Gynecologic Clinic, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, and the Department of Pathology, Hvidovre Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Hvidovre, Denmark the Global Cancer Initiative, Chestertown, Maryland and the University Hospital of Tübingen, Section of Experimental Virology, Tubingen, Germany
    Obstet Gynecol 123:57-64. 2014
    ..To determine the absolute risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) grade 3 or cervical cancer (CIN 3 or worse) after detection of low-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) and after a negative high-risk HPV test...
  47. doi request reprint Population-based prevalence, type- and age-specific distribution of HPV in women before introduction of an HPV-vaccination program in Denmark
    Susanne K Kjaer
    Department of Virus, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 123:1864-70. 2008
    ..This suggests that an efficacious HPV 16/18 vaccine will have a substantial preventive potential in the general female population...
  48. doi request reprint Increased risk for cancer among offspring of women with fertility problems
    Marie Hargreave
    Unit of Virus, Lifestyle and Genes, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 133:1180-6. 2013
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and risk of ovarian cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies
    Louise Baandrup
    Virus, Lifestyle and Genes, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Strandboulevarden 49, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 92:245-55. 2013
    ..We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of the association between NSAID use and ovarian cancer risk...
  50. pmc Sexual risk taking behaviour: prevalence and associated factors. A population-based study of 22,000 Danish men
    Nina Buttmann
    Department of Viruses, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 11:764. 2011
    ..The purpose of our study is to assess the occurrence of risky behaviour in men aged 18-45 years from the general population. Furthermore, we aim to examine factors associated with risky sexual behaviour...
  51. doi request reprint Increased incidence of penile cancer and high-grade penile intraepithelial neoplasia in Denmark 1978-2008: a nationwide population-based study
    Birgitte Baldur-Felskov
    Department of Viruses, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 23:273-80. 2012
    ..To assess the trends in incidence of penile cancer during 1978-2008 and high-grade penile intraepithelial neoplasia (PIN2/3) during 1998-2008 in Denmark...
  52. doi request reprint Persistence of high-risk human papillomavirus infection in a population-based cohort of Danish women
    Ann Nielsen
    Department of Viruses, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Med Virol 82:616-23. 2010
    ..No association was found with viral load or smoking. In conclusion, persistent high-risk HPV infection, especially HPV 16 persistence, was common among women positive for high-risk HPV...
  53. ncbi request reprint Expression level of Wilms tumor 1 (WT1) protein has limited prognostic value in epithelial ovarian cancer: from the Danish "MALOVA" ovarian cancer study
    Estrid V S Høgdall
    Department of Virus, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Gynecol Oncol 106:318-24. 2007
    ..Secondly, to evaluate whether WT1 tissue expression levels correlate with clinico-pathological parameters and finally to investigate the prognostic value of WT1 expression levels in ovarian cancer (OC) patients...
  54. doi request reprint Loop electrosurgical excision of the cervix and subsequent risk for spontaneous preterm delivery: a population-based study of singleton deliveries during a 9-year period
    Bugge Noehr
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Juliane Marie Centre, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:33.e1-6. 2009
    ..Our aim was to assess the association between loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) and the subsequent risk for spontaneous preterm delivery, with the use of population-based data from various nationwide registries...
  55. pmc Acquisition of high-risk human papillomavirus infection in a population-based cohort of Danish women
    Ann Nielsen
    Department of Viruses, Hormones, and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Sex Transm Dis 36:609-15. 2009
    ..To better understand the natural history of HPV, we assessed the incidence of type-specific HPV infection and examined risk factors for acquisition of high-risk (HR) HPV infection in Danish women...
  56. doi request reprint Social inequality and incidence of and survival from cancer of the female genital organs in a population-based study in Denmark, 1994-2003
    Kirsten Egebjerg Jensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer 44:2003-17. 2008
    ..Socioeconomic position seemed to affect both the incidence of and the survival from cancers of the female genital organs...
  57. doi request reprint Genital warts and risk of cancer: a Danish study of nearly 50 000 patients with genital warts
    Maria Blomberg
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Denmark
    J Infect Dis 205:1544-53. 2012
    ..We conducted a large national cohort study to examine the risk of cancer among men and women with genital warts (GW)...
  58. ncbi request reprint Risk for breast cancer among women with endometriosis
    Lisbeth Bertelsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 120:1372-5. 2007
    ..The increased risk associated with endometriosis among postmenopausal women may be due to common risk factors between postmenopausal endometriosis and breast cancer or an altered endogenous estrogen...
  59. 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...
  60. doi request reprint Limited prognostic value of tissue protein expression levels of BCl-2 in Danish ovarian cancer patients: from the Danish 'MALOVA' ovarian cancer study
    Estrid V S Høgdall
    Department of Virus, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    APMIS 118:557-64. 2010
    ..No difference in time to progression was observed between patients with BCl-2-positive and negative tumors. These data suggest that BCl-2 expression may not be of important clinical value in the treatment of Danish OC patients...
  61. doi request reprint Pelvic inflammatory disease and risk of invasive ovarian cancer and ovarian borderline tumors
    Christina B Rasmussen
    Unit of Virus, Lifestyle and Genes, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1459-64. 2013
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the potential association between a history of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer or ovarian borderline tumors...
  62. doi request reprint Use of dairy products, lactose, and calcium and risk of ovarian cancer - results from a Danish case-control study
    Mette T Faber
    Institute of Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 51:454-64. 2012
    ..Using data from a large Danish population-based case-control study we here further examined the association between dairy consumption, lactose, and calcium and risk of overall ovarian cancer and histological types of ovarian cancer...
  63. ncbi request reprint Maternal smoking predicts the risk of spontaneous abortion
    Ann Nielsen
    Department of Virus, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:1057-65. 2006
    ..However, results are not entirely consistent. The aim of the present study was to assess the risk of spontaneous abortion considering smoking prior to pregnancy...
  64. ncbi request reprint [Smoking among more than 45,000 randomly sampled Danish women and men]
    Mette Tuxen Faber
    Afdeling for Virus, Hormoner og Kraeft, Institut for Epidemiologisk Kraeftforskning, Kraeftens Bekaempelse, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 København Ø, Denmark
    Ugeskr Laeger 172:2756-61. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to describe smoking and examine the association between socio-demographic factors (age, educational level and degree of urbanization) and smoking status, age at smoking initiation and heavy smoking...
  65. doi request reprint Prevalence of human papillomavirus in epithelial ovarian cancer tissue. A meta-analysis of observational studies
    Malene F Svahn
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 93:6-19. 2014
    ..We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to estimate the prevalence of HPV in epithelial ovarian cancer tissue...
  66. doi request reprint Awareness of human papillomavirus in 23 000 Danish men from the general male population
    Ann Nielsen
    a Department of Viruses, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 18:236-9. 2009
    ..The low level of awareness of HPV, particularly in men, can be a barrier in preventing HPV-related diseases. Education is warranted to increase such awareness to ensure success of HPV vaccination...
  67. pmc A binary histologic grading system for ovarian serous carcinoma is an independent prognostic factor: a population-based study of 4317 women diagnosed in Denmark 1978-2006
    Charlotte Gerd Hannibal
    Department of Virus, Lifestyle and Genes, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Gynecol Oncol 125:655-60. 2012
    ..To evaluate the prognostic significance of histologic grade on survival of ovarian serous cancer in Denmark during nearly 30 years...
  68. doi request reprint Trends in incidence of anal cancer and high-grade anal intraepithelial neoplasia in Denmark, 1978-2008
    Ann Nielsen
    Department of Viruses, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 130:1168-73. 2012
    ..Our findings indicate that vaccines against HPV might play an important role in the prevention of anal cancer and its precursor lesions...
  69. doi request reprint Genital chlamydia, genital herpes, Trichomonas vaginalis and gonorrhea prevalence, and risk factors among nearly 70,000 randomly selected women in 4 Nordic countries
    Mette Tuxen Faber
    Department of Viruses, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Sex Transm Dis 38:727-34. 2011
    ....
  70. doi request reprint Trends in incidence of borderline ovarian tumors in Denmark 1978-2006
    Charlotte Gerd Hannibal
    Department of Viruses, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 90:305-12. 2011
    ..To examine period-, age- and histology-specific trends in the incidence rate of borderline ovarian tumors in Denmark in 1978-2006...
  71. doi request reprint Use of fertility drugs and risk of uterine cancer: results from a large Danish population-based cohort study
    Allan Jensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 170:1408-14. 2009
    ..Gonadotropins, and possibly clomiphene and human chorionic gonadotropin, may increase the risk of uterine cancer, with higher doses and longer follow-up leading to greater risk...
  72. ncbi request reprint [Continuous regular use of mild analgesics in Denmark]
    Marie Hargreave
    Afdeling for Virus, Hormoner og Kraeft, Institut for Epidemiologisk Kraeftforskning, Kraeftens Bekaempelse, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 København Ø, Denmark
    Ugeskr Laeger 172:2295-302. 2010
    ..The objective of this article is to describe continuous regular use of acetaminophen, ibuprofen and aspirin in Denmark and to examine factors associated with their use...
  73. doi request reprint Survival of ovarian cancer patients in Denmark: excess mortality risk analysis of five-year relative survival in the period 1978-2002
    Charlotte Gerd Hannibal
    Department of Viruses, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:1353-60. 2008
    ..To explore the variation in ovarian cancer survival in Denmark in the period 1978-2002 in relation to time since diagnosis, age at diagnosis, period of diagnosis, stage and histology...
  74. doi request reprint Significant decrease in the incidence of genital warts in young Danish women after implementation of a national human papillomavirus vaccination program
    Louise Baandrup
    Virus, Lifestyle, and Genes, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Sex Transm Dis 40:130-5. 2013
    ..We determined the incidence of GWs in Denmark since 1996, focusing on the period after licensing of HPV vaccination (October 2006)...
  75. doi request reprint Loop electrosurgical excision of the cervix and risk for spontaneous preterm delivery in twin pregnancies
    Bugge Noehr
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Obstet Gynecol 114:511-5. 2009
    ....
  76. doi request reprint Trends in head and neck cancer incidence in Denmark, 1978-2007: focus on human papillomavirus associated sites
    Maria Blomberg
    Department of Viruses, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 129:733-41. 2011
    ..HPV16 is the type most often found in HNCs; thus, the recent introduction of vaccination against HPV may in the future prevent HPV-associated cancers of the head and neck...
  77. ncbi request reprint Determinants for non-use of contraception at first intercourse; a study of 10841 young Danish women from the general population
    Edith Ingerslev Svare
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Virus, Hormones and Cancer, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Contraception 66:345-50. 2002
    ..gt;or=17 years) at the expense of both oral contraception and condom use. Finally, NU was found to predict high-risk sexual behavior in terms of subsequent multiple sex partners, non-use of condoms, and induced abortion...
  78. 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...
  79. ncbi request reprint [Social inequality and incidence of and survival from cancer in Denmark--secondary publication]
    Susanne Oksbjerg Dalton
    Kraeftens Bekaempelse, Institut for Epidemiologisk Kraeftforskning og Afdeling for Forebyggelse and Dokumentation, København Ø, Denmark
    Ugeskr Laeger 172:691-6. 2010
    ..Social inequality in the prognosis of most cancers was observed, with poorer relative survival related to fewer advantages, often most pronounced in the first year after diagnosis...
  80. ncbi request reprint Risk of breast cancer after exposure to fertility drugs: results from a large Danish cohort study
    Allan Jensen
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1400-7. 2007
    ..Using data from the largest cohort of infertile women to date, the aim of this study was to examine the effects of fertility drugs on breast cancer risk overall and according to histologic subtypes...
  81. pmc Use of fertility drugs and risk of ovarian cancer: Danish Population Based Cohort Study
    Allan Jensen
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMJ 338:b249. 2009
    ..To examine the effects of fertility drugs on overall risk of ovarian cancer using data from a large cohort of infertile women...
  82. doi 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...
  83. doi request reprint Risk of breast cancer and gynecologic cancers in a large population of nearly 50,000 infertile Danish women
    Allan Jensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 168:49-57. 2008
    ..However, since these results could not distinguish the effects of underlying infertility from the effects of fertility treatment, additional studies are needed to disentangle the effects of these two factors...
  84. ncbi request reprint Distribution of p53 codon 72 polymorphisms in ovarian tumour patients and their prognostic significance in ovarian cancer patients
    Estrid V S Høgdall
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen
    Anticancer Res 22:1859-64. 2002
    ..The p53 gene is frequently mutated in various human tumours. In addition, single nucleotide polymorphisms are often observed in exons and introns of the p53 gene in normal tissues and tumours...
  85. doi request reprint Serum tetranectin is a significant prognostic marker in ovarian cancer patients
    Farah Diba Begum
    The Gynecologic Clinic, The Juliane Marie Centre, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:190-8. 2010
    ..To evaluate the prognostic value of preoperative serum tetranectin (TN) in Danish ovarian cancer (OvCa) patients. Design. Population-based, multidisciplinary Danish case-control study of OvCa...
  86. doi request reprint Malignant melanoma risk after exposure to fertility drugs: results from a large Danish cohort study
    Charlotte Gerd Hannibal
    Department of Viruses, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 19:759-65. 2008
    ..The aim was to examine the effects of fertility drugs on malignant melanoma risk using data from the largest cohort of infertile women to date...
  87. ncbi request reprint Trends in the incidence and mortality of ovarian cancer in Denmark 1978-2002. Comparison with other Nordic countries
    Anette Kjaerbye-Thygesen
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:1006-12. 2005
    ..The Nordic countries are well-known high-incidence areas of ovarian cancer, but even within the Nordic countries, differences exist...
  88. doi request reprint Validation of epithelial ovarian cancer and fallopian tube cancer and ovarian borderline tumor data in the Danish Gynecological Cancer Database
    Anette Lykke Petri
    Unit for Clinical Quality, Capital Region of Denmark, Department of Gynecology 4232, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:536-42. 2009
    ..The DGCD is a multidisciplinary database that contains data for research and quality improvement...
  89. ncbi request reprint Loop electrosurgical excision of the cervix and the subsequent risk of preterm delivery
    Bugge Nøhr
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 86:596-603. 2007
    ..To investigate the association between loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) and other potential risk factors, and subsequent preterm delivery (<37 weeks), using data from a large cohort study of Danish women...
  90. ncbi request reprint Preoperative CA125 as a prognostic factor in stage I epithelial ovarian cancer
    Anette Lykke Petri
    Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    APMIS 114:359-63. 2006
    ..Serum CA125 levels might therefore be included as a prognostic factor in future clinical trials of stage I EOC...
  91. ncbi request reprint [Testing for human papillomavirus in cervical cancer screening]
    Susanne Kruger Kjaer
    Afdeling for Virus, Hormoner og Kraeft, Institut for Epidemiologisk Kraeftforskning, Kraeftens Bekaempelse, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 København Ø
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:173-5. 2002
  92. doi request reprint Serum tetranectin as a preoperative indicator for postoperative complications in Danish ovarian cancer patients
    Farah Diba Begum
    The Gynecologic Clinic, The Juliane Marie Centre, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Gynecol Oncol 117:446-50. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the value of TN, smoking and alcohol as indicators of postoperative complications in OC patients...
  93. ncbi request reprint [''Liva"--population survey of female sexual habits]
    Tina Bech Olesen
    Afdeling for Virus, Hormoner og Kraeft, Institut for Epidemiologisk Kraeftforskning, Kraeftens Bekaempelse, 2100 København Ø, Denmark
    Ugeskr Laeger 172:3254-9. 2010
    ..The aim was to examine if and how educational level and degree of urbanization are related to age at first intercourse, lifetime number of sexual partners and condom use...
  94. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, cervical cancer and vaccination against HPV: a Nordic perspective
    Susanne Kruger Kjaer
    Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Juliane Marie Center, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 86:1286-9. 2007
  95. ncbi request reprint Association of reproductive factors, oral contraceptive use and selected lifestyle factors with the risk of ovarian borderline tumors: a Danish case-control study
    Lene Drasbek Huusom
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society Rigshospitalet, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 17:821-9. 2006
    ..The aim was to examine risk factors for ovarian borderline tumors overall, and according to histological subtype (serous vs. mucinous), in a large Danish population-based case-control study...
  96. ncbi request reprint Ovarian cancer and genetic susceptibility in relation to the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. Occurrence, clinical importance and intervention
    Marie Søgaard
    Department of Virus, Hormones and Cancer, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:93-105. 2006
    ..If a woman does not want prophylactic oophorectomy, then tubal ligation or oral contraceptive use can be considered as these have been shown to reduce ovarian cancer risk also in mutation carriers...