Lene Mellemkjaer

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Affiliation: Danish Cancer Society
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. pmc Leg length, sitting height and postmenopausal breast cancer risk
    L Mellemkjær
    Virus, Lifestyle and Genes, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Br J Cancer 107:165-8. 2012
  2. pmc Single nucleotide polymorphisms associated with risk for contralateral breast cancer in the Women's Environment, Cancer, and Radiation Epidemiology (WECARE) Study
    Sharon N Teraoka
    Center for Public Health Genomics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0717, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 13:R114. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Crohn's disease and cancer risk (Denmark)
    L Mellemkjaer
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen O
    Cancer Causes Control 11:145-50. 2000
  4. doi request reprint Autoimmune disease in individuals and close family members and susceptibility to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Lene Mellemkjaer
    Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Arthritis Rheum 58:657-66. 2008
  5. pmc Risk for contralateral breast cancer among carriers of the CHEK2*1100delC mutation in the WECARE Study
    L Mellemkjaer
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Br J Cancer 98:728-33. 2008
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk of second cancer among women with breast cancer
    Lene Mellemkjaer
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 118:2285-92. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Risks for skin and other cancers up to 25 years after burn injuries
    Lene Mellemkjaer
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Epidemiology 17:668-73. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Birth weight and risk of early-onset breast cancer (Denmark)
    Lene Mellemkjaer
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 14:61-4. 2003

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  1. pmc Leg length, sitting height and postmenopausal breast cancer risk
    L Mellemkjær
    Virus, Lifestyle and Genes, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Br J Cancer 107:165-8. 2012
    ..Tallness has consistently been associated with an increased risk of breast cancer. We investigated the association further by decomposing height into leg length and sitting height...
  2. pmc Single nucleotide polymorphisms associated with risk for contralateral breast cancer in the Women's Environment, Cancer, and Radiation Epidemiology (WECARE) Study
    Sharon N Teraoka
    Center for Public Health Genomics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0717, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 13:R114. 2011
    ..A subset of these SNPs, selected upon their main effects on contralateral breast cancer risk was further evaluated for interaction with treatment modalities and estrogen receptor (ER) status...
  3. ncbi request reprint Crohn's disease and cancer risk (Denmark)
    L Mellemkjaer
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen O
    Cancer Causes Control 11:145-50. 2000
    ..We investigated incidence of cancer among Crohn's disease patients in comparison with the incidence in the general population of Denmark...
  4. doi request reprint Autoimmune disease in individuals and close family members and susceptibility to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Lene Mellemkjaer
    Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Arthritis Rheum 58:657-66. 2008
    ..This study was initiated to evaluate the risks of NHL associated with a personal or family history of a wide range of autoimmune diseases...
  5. pmc Risk for contralateral breast cancer among carriers of the CHEK2*1100delC mutation in the WECARE Study
    L Mellemkjaer
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Br J Cancer 98:728-33. 2008
    ..However, the sampling variability was such that modest increases in risk could not be excluded. Nonetheless, because this is a rare mutation, it is unlikely to explain a major fraction of CBC in the population...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk of second cancer among women with breast cancer
    Lene Mellemkjaer
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 118:2285-92. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Risks for skin and other cancers up to 25 years after burn injuries
    Lene Mellemkjaer
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Epidemiology 17:668-73. 2006
    ..We investigated the risks for skin and other cancers among patients with a prior burn...
  10. ncbi request reprint Birth weight and risk of early-onset breast cancer (Denmark)
    Lene Mellemkjaer
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 14:61-4. 2003
    ..To investigate if birth weight is associated with early-onset breast cancer. The mechanism behind an association with high birth weight could be the link between fetal growth and estrogens in utero...
  11. pmc Cancer risk among patients with IgA deficiency or common variable immunodeficiency and their relatives: a combined Danish and Swedish study
    L Mellemkjaer
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Exp Immunol 130:495-500. 2002
    ..The absence of an increased risk among relatives suggests that the increased cancer morbidity in patients with CVID is related to the immunodeficiency per se rather than to specific genetic traits shared with their relatives...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cancer occurrence after cosmetic breast implantation in Denmark
    L Mellemkjaer
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 88:301-6. 2000
    ..Further research into the determinants of these inconsistencies is warranted...
  13. ncbi request reprint Connective tissue disease after hip and knee implant surgery
    L Mellemkjaer
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen
    Scand J Rheumatol 30:82-6. 2001
    ..To increase the knowledge of the long-term effects of artificial hip and knee joint implants...
  14. ncbi request reprint Risk of primary non-breast cancer after female breast cancer by age at diagnosis
    Lene Mellemkjær
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:1784-92. 2011
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  15. ncbi request reprint Anorexia nervosa and cancer risk
    L Mellemkjaer
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen
    Cancer Causes Control 12:173-7. 2001
    ..To test the hypothesis in humans, we investigated cancer incidence among patients with anorexia nervosa, who have had an extremely low intake of calories for prolonged periods of their lives...
  16. pmc Upper gastrointestinal bleeding among users of NSAIDs: a population-based cohort study in Denmark
    Lene Mellemkjaer
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 53:173-81. 2002
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  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease in survivors of adolescent and young adult cancer: a Danish cohort study, 1943-2009
    Kathrine Rugbjerg
    Affiliations of authors Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark KR, LM, JHO Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, TN JDB National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, Bethesda, MD JDB Department of Cardiology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark LK Department of Oncology, Odense University Hospital, Institute of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark ME
    J Natl Cancer Inst 106:dju110. 2014
    ..Cardiovascular disease has emerged as a serious late effect in survivors of adolescent and young adult cancer, but risk has not been quantified comprehensively in a population-based setting...
  19. ncbi request reprint Age-specific incidence of breast cancer in breast cancer survivors and their first-degree relatives
    Lisbeth Bertelsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Epidemiology 20:175-80. 2009
    ..We attempted to test this hypothesis in the Danish population with cancer registry data...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy in relation to breast carcinoma incidence rate ratios: a prospective Danish cohort study
    Anne Tjønneland
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer 100:2328-37. 2004
    ..Particular attention was paid to the type of HRT used and to the association of HRT type with estrogen receptor status and tumor histology...
  23. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk in persons receiving prescriptions for paracetamol: a Danish cohort study
    Søren Friis
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 97:96-101. 2002
    ..The elevated risks for cancers of the esophagus, lung and liver are most likely a result of confounding variables, but may warrant further investigation...
  24. 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...
  25. doi request reprint Cancer preceding Wegener's granulomatosis: a case-control study
    Mikkel Faurschou
    Department of Rheumatology, The National University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:421-4. 2009
    ..To investigate whether patients with WG have an increased risk of malignancies prior to and/or around the time of the vasculitis diagnosis, as suggested by previous studies...
  26. doi request reprint Increased morbidity from ischemic heart disease in patients with Wegener's granulomatosis
    Mikkel Faurschou
    National University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Arthritis Rheum 60:1187-92. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate whether the occurrence of overt ischemic heart disease (IHD) is increased in WG...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint Health outcomes in offspring of Danish mothers with cosmetic breast implants
    Kim Kjøller
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ann Plast Surg 48:238-45. 2002
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Depression and cancer risk: a register-based study of patients hospitalized with affective disorders, Denmark, 1969-1993
    Susanne Oksbjerg Dalton
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 155:1088-95. 2002
    ..02) after 10 or more years of follow-up. These data provide no support for the hypothesis that depression independently increases risk of cancer, but they emphasize the deleterious effect that depression can have on lifestyle factors...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effect of systemic adjuvant treatment on risk for contralateral breast cancer in the Women's Environment, Cancer and Radiation Epidemiology Study
    Lisbeth Bertelsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:32-40. 2008
    ..However, less is known about how long the risk is reduced and the impact of factors such as age and menopausal status...
  32. doi request reprint Benign breast disease among first-degree relatives of young breast cancer patients
    Lisbeth Bertelsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 168:261-7. 2008
    ..A genetic link between benign breast disease and breast cancer was indicated by our data but needs to be confirmed in future studies...
  33. doi request reprint Social inequality and incidence of and survival from Hodgkin lymphoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma and leukaemia in a population-based study in Denmark, 1994-2003
    Nina Roswall
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer 44:2058-73. 2008
    ..Thus, there were no strong associations between socioeconomic position and the incidence of these cancers; survival after NHL might be affected...
  34. 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...
  35. doi request reprint Risk for second primary non-breast cancer in pre- and postmenopausal women with breast cancer not treated with chemotherapy, radiotherapy or endocrine therapy
    Rikke Langballe
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer 47:946-52. 2011
    ..We investigated the risk for a second primary cancer in pre- and postmenopausal women with breast cancer treated by surgery alone, to assess the importance of non-treatment factors and menopausal status...
  36. ncbi request reprint Malignancies in Wegener's granulomatosis: incidence and relation to cyclophosphamide therapy in a cohort of 293 patients
    Mikkel Faurschou
    Department of Rheumatology, The National University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Rheumatol 35:100-5. 2008
    ..To describe the incidence of malignancies in a cohort of Danish patients with Wegener's granulomatosis (WG) and to investigate the cancer risk associated with cyclophosphamide (CYC) -therapy in WG...
  37. doi request reprint High risk of ischemic heart disease in patients with lupus nephritis
    Mikkel Faurschou
    Department of Rheumatology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Rheumatol 38:2400-5. 2011
    ..To investigate the occurrence of ischemic heart disease (IHD) in a cohort of 104 Danish patients with biopsy-proven lupus nephritis (LN)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Risks of cancer among a cohort of 23,935 men and women with osteoporosis
    Katherine A McGlynn
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, NCI, NIH, DHHS, EPS Suite 550, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852 7234, USA
    Int J Cancer 122:1879-84. 2008
    ..Conversely, factors associated with later onset osteoporosis may be related to a decreased risk of cancer...
  39. pmc Relationships of uterine and ovarian tumors to pre-existing chronic conditions
    Louise A Brinton
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 107:487-94. 2007
    ..Several chronic diseases have been hypothesized to affect the risk of subsequent gynecologic malignancies, possibly through shared hormonal mechanisms...
  40. ncbi request reprint Second primary malignancies in females with primary fallopian tube cancer
    Annika Riska
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Int J Cancer 120:2047-51. 2007
    ..The clustering of cancers of the lung and bladder in PFTC patients may suggest shared smoking aetiology. The excess of colorectal and breast cancers after PFTC may indicate a genetic aetiology...
  41. ncbi request reprint A population-based cohort study of mortality among adults prescribed paracetamol in Denmark
    Loren Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Blvd, Suite 550, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:796-801. 2003
    ..We examined overall and cause-specific mortality in a population-based cohort of individuals prescribed paracetamol. We evaluated rates of death due to liver and renal disease, cancer, and other major causes of death...
  42. ncbi request reprint Familial aggregation of Hodgkin lymphoma and related tumors
    Lynn R Goldin
    Genetic Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7236, USA
    Cancer 100:1902-8. 2004
    ..However, the spectrum of malignancies associated with common genetic etiology and the effects of gender and age on familial risk have not been established...
  43. doi request reprint Oral contraceptives, postmenopausal hormones, and risk of asynchronous bilateral breast cancer: the WECARE Study Group
    Jane C Figueiredo
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:1411-8. 2008
    ..To investigate whether oral contraceptive (OC) use and postmenopausal hormones (PMH) are associated with an increased risk of developing asynchronous bilateral breast cancer among women diagnosed with breast cancer younger than 55 years...
  44. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation in month of birth and diagnosis in children and adolescents with Hodgkin disease and non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Vivian Langagergaard
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Aarhus, Aaarhus, Denmark
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 25:534-8. 2003
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Risk of cancer in patients hospitalized with fatty liver: a Danish cohort study
    Henrik Toft Sørensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    J Clin Gastroenterol 36:356-9. 2003
    ..To examine the risk of cancer in patients with fatty liver...
  46. ncbi request reprint Mortality and cancer incidence among individuals with Down syndrome
    Deirdre A Hill
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7238, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:705-11. 2003
    ....
  47. pmc Survival patterns among lymphoma patients with a family history of lymphoma
    Lesley A Anderson
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:4958-65. 2008
    ..Only a few small studies have assessed clinical characteristics and prognosis for familial patients, with inconsistent findings...
  48. ncbi request reprint Increased cancer risk in patients referred to hospital with suspected fibromyalgia
    Lene Dreyer
    The Parker Institute, Department of Rheumatology, Frederiksberg Hospital, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    J Rheumatol 34:201-6. 2007
    ..To analyze whether fibromyalgia (FM) and FM-like symptoms are related to an increased incidence of cancer...
  49. ncbi request reprint Prognosis of patients with a diagnosis of fatty liver--a registry-based cohort study
    Peter Jepsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg Hospital, Denmark
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:2101-4. 2003
    ..There are very limited data available regarding the prognosis of patients with fatty liver. We examined the overall and cause-specific mortality of fatty liver patients in a large Danish cohort...
  50. 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
  51. ncbi request reprint Serum insulin-like growth factors, insulin-like growth factor binding proteins, and breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women
    Henning Grønbaek
    Medical Department V, Aarhus Kommunehospital, Norrebrogade 44, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1759-64. 2004
    ..We examined the association between IGF-I, IGF-II, IGF binding protein (IGFBP)-2, IGFBP-3, and IGFBP-3 protease activity and breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women, taking ER status of the breast cancer into consideration...
  52. ncbi request reprint Re: Familial clustering of Hodgkin lymphoma and multiple sclerosis
    Ola Landgren
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:543-4; author reply 544-5. 2005
  53. ncbi request reprint NO excess risk of breast cancer among female users of systemic glucocorticoids
    Henrik Toft Sørensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Ole Worms Allé 150, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1022-3. 2005
  54. ncbi request reprint A registry-based study of gender, fetal growth, and risk of Wilms tumor
    Peter Jepsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 21:435-9. 2004
    ..It was found that the risk of Wilms tumor increased with fetal growth in girls, but decreased with fetal growth in boys, although the findings did not reach statistical significance...
  55. ncbi request reprint [From cancer statistics to the Cancer Registry]
    Jørgen Helge Olsen
    Kraeftens Bekaempelse, Institut for Epidemiologisk Kraeftforskning, København
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:1458-61. 2004
  56. ncbi request reprint Familial aggregation and heterogeneity of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in population-based samples
    Lynn R Goldin
    Genetic Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, MSC 7236, Bethesda, MD 20892 7236, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2402-6. 2005
    ..We estimate that the absolute lifetime risk for a first-degree relative of an NHL case to develop NHL is 3.6% (compared with a population risk of 2.1%) and higher if the index case had an aggressive subtype of NHL...
  57. ncbi request reprint Fever of unknown origin and cancer: a population-based study
    Henrik Toft Sørensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Lancet Oncol 6:851-5. 2005
    ..We aimed to assess the risk of cancer and survival after hospital admission for fever of unknown origin in a nationwide Danish follow-up study...
  58. ncbi request reprint A population-based cohort study of mortality among users of ibuprofen in Denmark
    Loren Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Am J Ther 11:156-63. 2004
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Relationship of benign gynecologic diseases to subsequent risk of ovarian and uterine tumors
    Louise A Brinton
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Room 7068, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852 7234, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2929-35. 2005
    ..Although endometriosis and uterine leiomyomas are common conditions, the extent to which either is associated with certain types of malignancies remains uncertain...
  60. ncbi request reprint Risk of second malignant neoplasms among lymphoma patients with a family history of cancer
    Ola Landgren
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Cancer 120:1099-102. 2007
    ..99, 95% CI: 0.73-5.39). Our observations suggest that genetic factors, as measured by positive family history of cancer, may be influential risk-factors for selected second tumors following lymphoproliferative disorders...
  61. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma in a low-risk population: a nationwide case-control study
    Tania M Welzel
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Department of Health and Human Services, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7234, USA
    Int J Cancer 120:638-41. 2007
    ..02, 95% CI = 1.05-8.69). Obesity was unrelated to risk. These results confirm that prior bile duct diseases increase risk of ICC and suggest that alcoholic liver disease and diabetes may also increase risk...
  62. ncbi request reprint No evidence for anticipation in lymphoproliferative tumors in population-based samples
    Sarah E Daugherty
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, EPS Room 511, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1245-50. 2005
    ..This is the first study to consider the changes of incidence over time as a source of bias when evaluating anticipation in lymphoproliferative cancers...
  63. ncbi request reprint Autoimmunity and susceptibility to Hodgkin lymphoma: a population-based case-control study in Scandinavia
    Ola Landgren
    Genetic Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7236, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1321-30. 2006
    ..In contrast, there are limited data on risk of Hodgkin lymphoma following autoimmune diseases and almost no data addressing whether there is a familial association between the conditions...
  64. ncbi request reprint Skin cancers and non-hodgkin lymphoma among users of systemic glucocorticoids: a population-based cohort study
    Henrik Toft Sørensen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:709-11. 2004
    ..68, 95% CI = 1.16 to 5.29). Our data suggest that use of glucocorticoids may be a shared risk factor for certain skin cancers and lymphomas...
  65. pmc Patterns of autoimmunity and subsequent chronic lymphocytic leukemia in Nordic countries
    Ola Landgren
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7236, USA
    Blood 108:292-6. 2006
    ....
  66. 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
  67. ncbi request reprint Mortality and causes of death in patients with "lupoid hepatitis." A long-term follow-up study in Denmark
    Lene Overgaard Poulsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital and Aalborg Hospital, Vennelyst Boulevard 6, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Dan Med Bull 49:263-5. 2002
    ..The mortality and causes of death in patients with "lupoid hepatitis", corresponding to the recent term autoimmune hepatitis, have rarely been reported...
  68. ncbi request reprint Use of systemic corticosteroids and risk of esophageal cancer
    Henrik Toft Sørensen
    Epidemiology 13:240-1. 2002
  69. ncbi request reprint Respiratory tract infections in the pathway to multiple myeloma: a population-based study in Scandinavia
    Ola Landgren
    Genetic Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892 7236, USA
    Haematologica 91:1697-700. 2006
    ..7-fold (95%CI 1.0-3.0; p=0.05) and a 1.5-fold (95%CI 0.6-3.9) elevated MM risk, respectively. Pneumonia could be a trigger to the development of MM or a manifestation of immune disturbances in late-stage MGUS...