Anja Olsen

Summary

Affiliation: Danish Cancer Society
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. pmc Adiposity, hormone replacement therapy use and breast cancer risk by age and hormone receptor status: a large prospective cohort study
    Rebecca Ritte
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Im Neuenheimer Feld TP4, Heidelberg, 69120, Germany
    Breast Cancer Res 14:R76. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Pre-diagnostic acrylamide exposure and survival after breast cancer among postmenopausal Danish women
    Anja Olsen
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Toxicology 296:67-72. 2012
  3. pmc The association between genetic variants in hMLH1 and hMSH2 and the development of sporadic colorectal cancer in the Danish population
    Lise Lotte Christensen
    Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory, Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby, Denmark
    BMC Med Genet 9:52. 2008
  4. pmc Linkage disequilibrium mapping of a breast cancer susceptibility locus near RAI/PPP1R13L/iASPP
    Bjørn A Nexø
    Institute of Human Genetics, University of Aarhus, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    BMC Med Genet 9:56. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Healthy aspects of the Nordic diet are related to lower total mortality
    Anja Olsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen 2100, Denmark
    J Nutr 141:639-44. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Prediagnostic plasma enterolactone levels and mortality among women with breast cancer
    Anja Olsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen O, Denmark
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 128:883-9. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Polymorphisms of glutathione S-transferase A1 and O1 and breast cancer among postmenopausal Danish women
    Anja Olsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Aalborg, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:225-9. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Plasma enterolactone and breast cancer incidence by estrogen receptor status
    Anja Olsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:2084-9. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Plasma levels of alkylresorcinols and incidence of endometrial cancer
    Anja Olsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 19:73-7. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Dietary intake of the water-soluble vitamins B1, B2, B6, B12 and C in 10 countries in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    A Olsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:S122-49. 2009

Detail Information

Publications98

  1. pmc Adiposity, hormone replacement therapy use and breast cancer risk by age and hormone receptor status: a large prospective cohort study
    Rebecca Ritte
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Im Neuenheimer Feld TP4, Heidelberg, 69120, Germany
    Breast Cancer Res 14:R76. 2012
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  2. doi request reprint Pre-diagnostic acrylamide exposure and survival after breast cancer among postmenopausal Danish women
    Anja Olsen
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Toxicology 296:67-72. 2012
    ..69)). In conclusion, the present study indicates that pre-diagnostic exposure to acrylamide may be related to mortality among breast cancer patients and that this may especially concern the most endocrine related type of breast cancer...
  3. pmc The association between genetic variants in hMLH1 and hMSH2 and the development of sporadic colorectal cancer in the Danish population
    Lise Lotte Christensen
    Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory, Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby, Denmark
    BMC Med Genet 9:52. 2008
    ..The purpose was to reveal if any of the common variants lead to increased susceptibility to colorectal cancer...
  4. pmc Linkage disequilibrium mapping of a breast cancer susceptibility locus near RAI/PPP1R13L/iASPP
    Bjørn A Nexø
    Institute of Human Genetics, University of Aarhus, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    BMC Med Genet 9:56. 2008
    ..The study groups included 434 postmenopausal breast cancer cases and an identical number of individually matched controls...
  5. doi request reprint Healthy aspects of the Nordic diet are related to lower total mortality
    Anja Olsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen 2100, Denmark
    J Nutr 141:639-44. 2011
    ..This study indicates that traditional, healthy food items should be considered before public recommendations for major dietary changes are made...
  6. doi request reprint Prediagnostic plasma enterolactone levels and mortality among women with breast cancer
    Anja Olsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen O, Denmark
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 128:883-9. 2011
    ..47; 95% confidence interval: 0.32-0.68) and breast cancer mortality (HR: 0.56; 95% confidence interval: 0.36-0.87). Higher prediagnostic plasma levels of enterolactone were found related to lower mortality among breast cancer patients...
  7. doi request reprint Polymorphisms of glutathione S-transferase A1 and O1 and breast cancer among postmenopausal Danish women
    Anja Olsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Aalborg, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:225-9. 2008
    ..The finding of a higher risk with this genotype is in accordance with the only previous study. Further research is needed to confirm the finding...
  8. ncbi request reprint Plasma enterolactone and breast cancer incidence by estrogen receptor status
    Anja Olsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:2084-9. 2004
    ..In accordance with earlier research, we found a tendency toward a lower risk for breast cancer with higher concentrations of enterolactone, which was restricted almost entirely to ERalpha-negative breast cancer...
  9. doi request reprint Plasma levels of alkylresorcinols and incidence of endometrial cancer
    Anja Olsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 19:73-7. 2010
    ..No association was found, but more studies are warranted to further explore AR as a marker of whole-grain exposure in relation to cancer and other disease endpoints...
  10. doi request reprint Dietary intake of the water-soluble vitamins B1, B2, B6, B12 and C in 10 countries in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    A Olsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:S122-49. 2009
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Fruits and vegetables intake differentially affects estrogen receptor negative and positive breast cancer incidence rates
    Anja Olsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Denmark
    J Nutr 133:2342-7. 2003
    ..90 (95% CI, 0.81-0.99). In conclusion, we did not find the overall breast cancer rate to be associated with the intake of fruits and vegetables, but there seemed to be different effects for ER(+) and ER(-) breast cancer...
  12. doi request reprint Intake of dietary fiber, especially from cereal foods, is associated with lower incidence of colon cancer in the HELGA cohort
    Louise Hansen
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 131:469-78. 2012
    ..97 (0.93-1.00). No clear associations were seen for rectal cancer. Our data indicate a protective role of total and cereal fiber intake, particularly from cereal foods with high fiber content, in the prevention of colon cancer...
  13. doi request reprint Whole grain, dietary fiber, and incidence of endometrial cancer in a Danish cohort study
    Julie Aarestrup
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Nutr Cancer 64:1160-8. 2012
    ..Of the 24,418 women included as cohort members, 217 had a diagnosis of endometrial cancer. No clear associations were found between intake of whole grains or dietary fiber and the incidence of endometrial cancer...
  14. doi request reprint Adherence to a healthy Nordic food index is associated with a lower incidence of colorectal cancer in women: the Diet, Cancer and Health cohort study
    Cecilie Kyrø
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Br J Nutr 109:920-7. 2013
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Micronutrient intake and breast cancer characteristics among postmenopausal women
    Nina Roswall
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 19:360-5. 2010
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Micronutrient intake and risk of urothelial carcinoma in a prospective Danish cohort
    Nina Roswall
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur Urol 56:764-70. 2009
    ..So far, however, results from the few epidemiological studies on the relation have been inconsistent, with no clear associations found...
  17. doi request reprint Plasma alkylresorcinols, biomarkers of whole-grain wheat and rye intake, and incidence of colorectal cancer
    Cecilie Kyrø
    Affiliations of authors Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark CK, AO, JC, AT Department of Food Science, Biocenter, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden RL, PÅ Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway GS, EW, TB, LAÅ Department of Public Health, Section of Environmental Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark SL Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology ML, VKD, PDS, BB and Department of Epidemiology, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care PHP, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands Molecular Epidemiology Group, Max Delbrueck Center for Molecular Medicine Berlin Buch, Berlin, Germany TP Department of Public Health, Section of Epidemiology, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark KO Inserm, Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health CESP
    J Natl Cancer Inst 106:djt352. 2014
    ..Because whole-grain intake estimation might be prone to measurement errors, more objective measures (eg, biomarkers) could assist in investigating such associations...
  18. doi request reprint Intake of whole grains from different cereal and food sources and incidence of colorectal cancer in the Scandinavian HELGA cohort
    Cecilie Kyrø
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1363-74. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the association between whole-grain intake and colorectal cancer...
  19. doi request reprint Plasma enterolactone and risk of colon and rectal cancer in a case-cohort study of Danish men and women
    Nina Føns Johnsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 21:153-62. 2010
    ..74 (1.25-2.44)]. Exclusion of antibiotics users strengthened the results slightly. In conclusion, with higher enterolactone levels, we found lower risk of colon cancer among women and higher risk of rectal cancer among men...
  20. doi request reprint Plasma enterolactone and incidence of endometrial cancer in a case-cohort study of Danish women
    Julie Aarestrup
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Br J Nutr 109:2269-75. 2013
    ..Menopausal status, hormone replacement therapy or BMI did not modify the association. In conclusion, we found some support for a possible inverse association between plasma enterolactone concentration and endometrial cancer incidence...
  21. doi request reprint Intake of whole grain products and risk of breast cancer by hormone receptor status and histology among postmenopausal women
    Rikke Egeberg
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 124:745-50. 2009
    ..In conclusion, intake of whole grain products was not associated with risk of breast cancer in a cohort of Danish postmenopausal women...
  22. doi request reprint Intake of wholegrain products is associated with dietary, lifestyle, anthropometric and socio-economic factors in Denmark
    Rikke Egeberg
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Public Health Nutr 12:1519-30. 2009
    ..To evaluate the association between wholegrain products intake and other dietary, lifestyle, anthropometric and socio-economic factors...
  23. doi request reprint Source-specific effects of micronutrients in lung cancer prevention
    Nina Roswall
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Lung Cancer 67:275-81. 2010
    ..Future studies on micronutrients and lung cancer should take source into account...
  24. ncbi request reprint Meat consumption, N-acetyl transferase 1 and 2 polymorphism and risk of breast cancer in Danish postmenopausal women
    Rikke Egeberg
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:39-47. 2008
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Intake of vitamins A, C, and E from diet and supplements and breast cancer in postmenopausal women
    Stine B Nissen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 14:695-704. 2003
    ..We examined how the breast cancer incidence rate among postmenopausal women was related to intake of vitamins A, C, and E from diet and supplements...
  26. 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...
  27. doi request reprint Intake of whole grain in Scandinavia: intake, sources and compliance with new national recommendations
    Cecilie Kyrø
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 40:76-84. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to describe the intake of whole grain (WG) in Norway, Sweden and Denmark, and to investigate what proportion of the study population that met the new WG recommendation (75 g WG/day per 10 MJ)...
  28. doi request reprint Dietary determinants for Hb-acrylamide and Hb-glycidamide adducts in Danish non-smoking women
    Malene Outzen
    Department of Diet, Cancer and Health, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Br J Nutr 105:1381-7. 2011
    ..In conclusion, only a few dietary determinants of Hb-AA and Hb-GA were identified. Thus, the present study implies that dietary intake measured by an FFQ explains only to a limited extent the variation in Hb-AA and Hb-GA concentrations...
  29. doi request reprint Intake of whole grains in Scandinavia is associated with healthy lifestyle, socio-economic and dietary factors
    Cecilie Kyrø
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Public Health Nutr 14:1787-95. 2011
    ..To identify the dietary, lifestyle and socio-economic factors associated with the intake of whole grains (WG) in Norway, Sweden and Denmark...
  30. ncbi request reprint Intake of whole grains and vegetables determines the plasma enterolactone concentration of Danish women
    Nina F Johnsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Nutr 134:2691-7. 2004
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Fish intake is positively associated with breast cancer incidence rate
    Connie Stripp
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Nutr 133:3664-9. 2003
    ..In conclusion, this study showed that higher intakes of fish were significantly associated with higher incidence rates of breast cancer. The association was present only for development of ER+ breast cancer...
  32. doi request reprint Associations between red meat and risks for colon and rectal cancer depend on the type of red meat consumed
    Rikke Egeberg
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Nutr 143:464-72. 2013
    ..99)] but not rectal cancer. Substitution of poultry for red meat did not reduce either risk. This study suggests that the risks for colon cancer and potentially for rectal cancer differ according to the specific red meat subtype consumed...
  33. ncbi request reprint Lifetime alcohol consumption and postmenopausal breast cancer rate in Denmark: a prospective cohort study
    Anne Tjønneland
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Nutr 134:173-8. 2004
    ..Our results suggest that baseline intake of alcohol is a more important determinant of postmenopausal breast cancer risk than earlier lifetime exposure...
  34. doi request reprint Prospective study of NAT1 and NAT2 polymorphisms, tobacco smoking and meat consumption and risk of colorectal cancer
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Lett 266:186-93. 2008
    ..However, smoking intensity increased CRC risk among carriers of both NAT1 and NAT2 fast. This indicates that N-acetylator status affects the relationship between smoking and CRC risk...
  35. doi request reprint Prostate cancer in Denmark 1978-2009--trends in incidence and mortality
    Malene Outzen
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 52:831-6. 2013
    ..This register study aimed to investigate the trends in PC incidence and mortality in Denmark 1978-2009 with special focus on the recent 15 years...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint Study design, exposure variables, and socioeconomic determinants of participation in Diet, Cancer and Health: a population-based prospective cohort study of 57,053 men and women in Denmark
    Anne Tjønneland
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 35:432-41. 2007
    ..The aims of this paper are to give a description of the study design, measurement procedures, and differences between participants and non-participants with special reference to socioeconomic characteristics...
  39. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and risk of colon cancer in a cohort of Danish middle-aged men and women
    Nina Føns Johnsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:877-84. 2006
    ..To investigate the effects of occupational activity and leisure time activity on incident colon cancer risk in a Danish middle-aged population...
  40. doi request reprint Micronutrient intake and risk of colon and rectal cancer in a Danish cohort
    Nina Roswall
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol 34:40-6. 2010
    ..However, studies on folate and colorectal cancer have found contradicting results; dietary folate seems preventive, whereas folic acid in supplements and fortification may increase the risk...
  41. doi request reprint Serum estrogen and SHBG levels and breast cancer incidence among users and never users of hormone replacement therapy
    Anne Mette Lund Würtz
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1711-20. 2012
    ..Levels of endogenous estrogen and SHBG are associated with risk of breast cancer among women who have never used hormone replacement therapy (HRT). We investigated these associations in both never and baseline users of HRT...
  42. 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...
  43. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake and breast cancer risk: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Anne Tjønneland
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 18:361-73. 2007
    ..Using data from 274,688 women participating in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study (EPIC), we investigated the relation between alcohol intake and the risk of breast cancer...
  44. doi request reprint Intake of whole-grain products and risk of prostate cancer among men in the Danish Diet, Cancer and Health cohort study
    Rikke Egeberg
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1133-9. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between the intake of whole-grain products and risk of prostate cancer in a large prospective cohort...
  45. ncbi request reprint Dietary carbohydrate intake is not associated with the breast cancer incidence rate ratio in postmenopausal Danish women
    Trine G Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Nutr 135:124-8. 2005
    ..Furthermore, when ER+ and ER- breast cancer cases were analyzed separately, no clear associations were observed...
  46. doi request reprint Fruit and vegetable intake and risk of acute coronary syndrome
    Louise Hansen
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Br J Nutr 104:248-55. 2010
    ..04; 95 % CI 1.00, 1.08). The present results provide some support for previously observed inverse associations between fresh fruit intake, particularly apples, and ACS risk...
  47. ncbi request reprint Adipose organochlorine concentrations and risk of breast cancer among postmenopausal Danish women
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:67-74. 2005
    ..Our purpose was to examine associations between organochlorines and the development of breast cancer in a large prospective study using stored adipose tissue...
  48. doi request reprint Association between 8-oxo-7,8-dihydro-2'-deoxyguanosine excretion and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer: nested case-control study
    Steffen Loft
    Department of Public Health, Section of Enviromental Health, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1289-96. 2013
    ..The urinary excretion of oxidatively generated biomolecules, such as 8-oxo-7,8-dihydro-2'-deoxyguanosine (8-oxodG), represents biomarkers of oxidative stress, reflecting the rate of global damage to DNA in steady state...
  49. doi request reprint Post-traumatic growth among elderly women with breast cancer compared to breast cancer-free women
    Sofie Andersen Brix
    Survivorship Unit, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 52:345-54. 2013
    ..We examined PTG in women with and without BC and whether the characteristics and treatment of BC were associated with PTG...
  50. doi request reprint Micronutrient intake and risk of prostate cancer in a cohort of middle-aged, Danish men
    Nina Roswall
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1129-35. 2013
    ....
  51. 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...
  52. doi request reprint Equity in the use of publicly subsidized psychotherapy among elderly Danish cancer patients--a register-based cohort study
    Annika B von Heymann-Horan
    Survivorship Unit, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 52:355-63. 2013
    ..We present descriptive data on patients' use of psychotherapy and examine characteristics of those who used this service...
  53. doi request reprint PPARgamma-PGC-1alpha activity is determinant of alcohol related breast cancer
    Rasmus Koefoed Petersen
    Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Lett 315:59-68. 2012
    ..Our results suggest that PPARγ and PGC-1α activity is an important determinant of alcohol related breast cancer...
  54. doi request reprint Intake of total, animal and plant proteins, and their food sources in 10 countries in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    J Halkjaer
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:S16-36. 2009
    ..To describe dietary protein intakes and their food sources among 27 redefined centres in 10 countries participating in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...
  55. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Mandy Schulz
    German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14458 Nuthetal, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2531-5. 2005
    ..The association between consumption of fruit and vegetables and risk of ovarian cancer is still unclear from a prospective point of view...
  56. ncbi request reprint Associations between GPX1 Pro198Leu polymorphism, erythrocyte GPX activity, alcohol consumption and breast cancer risk in a prospective cohort study
    Gitte Ravn-Haren
    Department of Toxicology and Risk Assessment, Danish Institute for Food and Veterinary Research, Søborg, Denmark
    Carcinogenesis 27:820-5. 2006
    ..Results from this prospective study suggest that the GPX1 Pro198Leu-associated lowered GPX activity is associated with higher breast cancer risk among Danish women...
  57. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable intake and the risk of stomach and oesophagus adenocarcinoma in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-EURGAST)
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Department of Epidemiology, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona ICO IDIBELL, Spain
    Int J Cancer 118:2559-66. 2006
    ..Our study supports a possible protective role of vegetable intake in the intestinal type of GC and the ACO. Citrus fruit consumption may have a role in the protection against cardia GC and ACO...
  58. ncbi request reprint A specific haplotype of single nucleotide polymorphisms on chromosome 19q13.2-3 encompassing the gene RAI is indicative of post-menopausal breast cancer before age 55
    Bjørn A Nexø
    Institute of Human Genetics, The Bartholin Building, University of Aarhus, Denmark
    Carcinogenesis 24:899-904. 2003
    ..Presumably it is identical to the genetic variant previously observed in the same region that increases the risk of basal cell carcinoma before age 50...
  59. ncbi request reprint Fruits and vegetables and renal cell carcinoma: findings from the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition (EPIC)
    Steffen Weikert
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal
    Int J Cancer 118:3133-9. 2006
    ..The relationship of specific fruit and vegetable subgroups with RCC risk warrant further investigation...
  60. ncbi request reprint Meat intake and risk of stomach and esophageal adenocarcinoma within the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Department of Epidemiology, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:345-54. 2006
    ..We examined the risks of gastric cancer and esophageal adenocarcinoma associated with meat consumption within the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohort...
  61. ncbi request reprint Endogenous versus exogenous exposure to N-nitroso compounds and gastric cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-EURGAST) study
    Paula Jakszyn
    Department of Epidemiology, Catalan Institute of Oncology, ICO IDIBELL Barcelona, Spain
    Carcinogenesis 27:1497-501. 2006
    ..09). Moreover, we observed an interaction between plasma vitamin C and ENOC (P < 0.02). ENOC formation may account for our previously reported association between red and processed meat consumption and gastric cancer risk...
  62. ncbi request reprint Serum C-peptide levels and breast cancer risk: results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Martijn Verheus
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 119:659-67. 2006
    ..Nevertheless, among older, postmenopausal women, hyperinsulinemia might contribute to increasing breast cancer risk...
  63. ncbi request reprint Urinary hydroxyestrogens and breast cancer risk among postmenopausal women: a prospective study
    Anja Wellejus
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2137-42. 2005
    ..We examined the association between the metabolite levels and breast cancer in a nested case-control study, which also addressed hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and estrogen receptor status of the tumors...
  64. ncbi request reprint No association between OGG1 Ser326Cys polymorphism and breast cancer risk
    Ulla Vogel
    National Institute of Occupational Health, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:170-1. 2003
  65. ncbi request reprint Re: Fruit and vegetable intake and risk of major chronic disease
    Anja Olsen
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1307-8. 2005
  66. ncbi request reprint No association between the DNA repair gene XRCC3 T241M polymorphism and risk of skin cancer and breast cancer
    Nicklas Raun Jacobsen
    National Institute of Occupational Health, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:584-5. 2003
  67. ncbi request reprint Body size and breast cancer risk: findings from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer And Nutrition (EPIC)
    Petra H Lahmann
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbrucke, Germany
    Int J Cancer 111:762-71. 2004
    ..Among premenopausal women, weight and BMI showed nonsignificant inverse associations with breast cancer...
  68. ncbi request reprint No association between GPX Pro198Leu and risk of basal cell carcinoma
    Ulla Vogel
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1412-3. 2004
  69. ncbi request reprint Consumption of vegetables and fruits and risk of breast cancer
    Carla H van Gils
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    JAMA 293:183-93. 2005
    ..Most of the evidence comes from case-control studies, but a recent pooled analysis of the relatively few published cohort studies suggests no significantly reduced breast cancer risk is associated with vegetable and fruit consumption...
  70. pmc Modified Mediterranean diet and survival: EPIC-elderly prospective cohort study
    Antonia Trichopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Athens 11527, Greece
    BMJ 330:991. 2005
    ..To examine whether adherence to the modified Mediterranean diet, in which unsaturates were substituted for monounsaturates, is associated with longer life expectancy among elderly Europeans...
  71. ncbi request reprint Serum sex steroids in premenopausal women and breast cancer risk within the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Rudolf Kaaks
    Nutrition and Hormones Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:755-65. 2005
    ..We conducted a case-control study nested within the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition cohort to examine associations among premenopausal serum concentrations of sex steroids and subsequent breast cancer risk...
  72. ncbi request reprint Effect of polymorphisms in XPD, RAI, ASE-1 and ERCC1 on the risk of basal cell carcinoma among Caucasians after age 50
    Ulla Vogel
    National Institute of Occupational Health, DK 2100 Copenhagen O, Denmark
    Cancer Detect Prev 29:209-14. 2005
    ..While it cannot be ruled out that the present findings are due to chance, the present results are consistent with previous findings that XPD Arg156Arg is a weak risk factor for basal cell carcinoma...
  73. pmc Meat, fish, and colorectal cancer risk: the European Prospective Investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Teresa Norat
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69 372 Lyon cedex 08, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:906-16. 2005
    ..Current evidence suggests that high red meat intake is associated with increased colorectal cancer risk. High fish intake may be associated with a decreased risk, but the existing evidence is less convincing...
  74. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns among older Europeans: the EPIC-Elderly study
    Christina Bamia
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, M Asias 75, Athens 11527, Greece
    Br J Nutr 94:100-13. 2005
    ..Our study contributes to the identification of groups of elderly who are likely to have different prospects for long-term disease occurrence and survival...
  75. ncbi request reprint No association between polymorphisms in CYP2E1, GSTM1, NAT1, NAT2 and the risk of gastric adenocarcinoma in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Antonio Agudo
    Unit of Epidemiology Catalan Institute of Oncology, Av Gran Via s n km 2 7, 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1043-5. 2006
  76. ncbi request reprint Plasma and dietary vitamin C levels and risk of gastric cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-EURGAST)
    Mazda Jenab
    Nutrition and Hormones Group, IARC WHO Lyon, France
    Carcinogenesis 27:2250-7. 2006
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint Cereal fiber intake may reduce risk of gastric adenocarcinomas: the EPIC-EURGAST study
    Mendez M A
    Department of Epidemiology, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona ICO IDIBELL, Spain
    Int J Cancer 121:1618-23. 2007
    ..Cereal fiber consumption may help to reduce risk of GC, particularly diffuse type tumors. Further study on different food sources of fiber in relation to GC risk is warranted to confirm these relationships...
  78. ncbi request reprint Lifetime and baseline alcohol intake and risk of colon and rectal cancers in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition (EPIC)
    Pietro Ferrari
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 121:2065-72. 2007
    ..03, 95%CI=0.98-1.09). In this large European cohort, both lifetime and baseline alcohol consumption increase colon and rectum cancer risk, with more apparent risk increases for alcohol intakes greater than 30 g/day...
  79. pmc Endogenous sex hormones and endometrial cancer risk in women in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Naomi E Allen
    Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Endocr Relat Cancer 15:485-97. 2008
    ..In conclusion, relatively high blood concentrations of estrogens and free testosterone are associated with an increased endometrial cancer risk in postmenopausal women...
  80. ncbi request reprint Risk of endometrial cancer in relationship to cigarette smoking: results from the EPIC study
    Mustafa Al-Zoughool
    Nutrition and Hormones Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 121:2741-7. 2007
    ..The reduction of endometrial cancer risk observed among postmenopausal women does not have direct public health relevance since cigarette smoking is the main known risk factor for cancer...
  81. doi request reprint Polymorphisms of genes coding for ghrelin and its receptor in relation to anthropometry, circulating levels of IGF-I and IGFBP-3, and breast cancer risk: a case-control study nested within the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (
    Laure Dossus
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    Carcinogenesis 29:1360-6. 2008
    ..These associations, however, might also be due to chance findings and further large studies are needed to confirm our results...
  82. ncbi request reprint Dietary carbohydrates, glycemic index, glycemic load, and endometrial cancer risk within the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition cohort
    Anne E Cust
    Nutrition and Hormones Unit, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Epidemiol 166:912-23. 2007
    ....
  83. doi request reprint CDH1 gene polymorphisms, smoking, Helicobacter pylori infection and the risk of gastric cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-EURGAST)
    Mazda Jenab
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Eur J Cancer 44:774-80. 2008
    ..However, three CDH1 polymorphisms in the same haplotype block, including the CDH1-160C/A, interacted with smoking to increase GC risk in smokers but not in never smokers. These findings should be confirmed in larger independent studies...
  84. doi request reprint Smoking and lymphoma risk in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Alexandra Nieters
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1081-9. 2008
    ..Future analysis should involve viral biomarkers and genetic susceptibility markers to elucidate potential mechanisms of smoking-induced carcinogenesis, particularly for Hodgkin's lymphoma...
  85. doi request reprint Acrylamide exposure and incidence of breast cancer among postmenopausal women in the Danish Diet, Cancer and Health Study
    Pelle Thonning Olesen
    National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, Søborg, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 122:2094-100. 2008
    ....
  86. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic position and the risk of gastric and oesophageal cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-EURGAST)
    Gabriele Nagel
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Epidemiol 36:66-76. 2007
    ..To evaluate the association of socioeconomic position with adenocarcinoma of the oesophagus and stomach...
  87. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and lung cancer risk: updated information from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Jakob Linseisen
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 121:1103-14. 2007
    ..In addition to an overall inverse association with fruit intake, the results of this evaluation add evidence for a significant inverse association of vegetable consumption and lung cancer incidence in smokers...
  88. ncbi request reprint Variations in plasma phytoestrogen concentrations in European adults
    Petra H M Peeters
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Nutr 137:1294-300. 2007
    ..Despite the fact that plasma concentrations of phytoestrogens in Europe were low compared with Asian populations, they varied substantially among subjects from the 16 different regions...
  89. ncbi request reprint Intake of fruits and vegetables and risk of cancer of the upper aero-digestive tract: the prospective EPIC-study
    Heiner Boeing
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbrucke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558, Nuthetal, Germany
    Cancer Causes Control 17:957-69. 2006
    ..Dietary recommendations should consider the potential benefit of increasing fruits and vegetables consumption for reducing the risk of cancers of the upper aero-digestive tract, particularly at low intake...
  90. ncbi request reprint Ethanol intake and risk of lung cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 164:1103-14. 2006
    ..Although there was no overall association between ethanol intake and risk of lung cancer, the authors cannot rule out a lower risk for moderate consumption and a possibly increased risk for high lifelong consumption...
  91. ncbi request reprint Plasma adiponectin levels and endometrial cancer risk in pre- and postmenopausal women
    Anne E Cust
    Nutrition and Hormones Unit, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 69372 Lyon, France
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:255-63. 2007
    ..Adiponectin, an adipocytokine secreted by adipose tissue, is decreased in obesity, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, and polycystic ovary syndrome, all of which are well-established risk factors for endometrial cancer...
  92. ncbi request reprint CagA+ Helicobacter pylori infection and gastric cancer risk in the EPIC-EURGAST study
    Domenico Palli
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, CSPO, Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Florence, Italy
    Int J Cancer 120:859-67. 2007
    ..This association was limited to distal GC, while serologically defined SCAG was strongly associated with cardia GC, thus suggesting a divergent risk pattern for these 2 sites...
  93. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in metabolic genes related to tobacco smoke and the risk of gastric cancer in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Antonio Agudo
    Unit of Epidemiology, Catalan Institute of Oncology, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Av Gran Via s n km 2 7, 08907 Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2427-34. 2006
    ..Most of these genes are involved in the activation and detoxification of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, suggesting a potential role of these compounds in gastric carcinogenesis...
  94. ncbi request reprint Serum levels of C-peptide, IGFBP-1 and IGFBP-2 and endometrial cancer risk; results from the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Anne E Cust
    Nutrition and Hormones Unit, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 120:2656-64. 2007
    ..bottom quartile = 1.28 [95% CI 0.67-2.45], p(trend) = 0.42. Our results provide modest support to the hypothesis that hyperinsulinaemia is a risk factor for endometrial cancer...
  95. ncbi request reprint Haplotype-based analysis of common variation in the acetyl-coA carboxylase alpha gene and breast cancer risk: a case-control study nested within the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Olga M Sinilnikova
    IARC, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:409-15. 2007
    ..However, they suggest a possible role of the ACC-alpha common sequence variants in susceptibility to breast cancer and encourage studies of other genes involved in fatty acid synthesis...
  96. ncbi request reprint Serum C-peptide, IGFBP-1 and IGFBP-2 and risk of colon and rectal cancers in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Mazda Jenab
    Nutrition and Hormones Group, IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 121:368-76. 2007
    ..No clear colorectal cancer risk associations were observed for IGFBP-1 or -2. This large prospective study confirms that hyperinsulinemia, as determined by C-peptide levels, is associated with an increased colorectal cancer risk...
  97. ncbi request reprint No association of consumption of animal foods with risk of ovarian cancer
    Mandy Schulz
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbrucke, Arthur Schneunert Allee 114 116, 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:852-5. 2007
  98. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure and risk of renal cell carcinoma in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Steffen Weikert
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 167:438-46. 2008
    ..These results support the hypothesis that hypertension, rather than its medications, increases the risk of RCC in both sexes, while effective blood pressure control may lower the risk...