Mette Sørensen

Summary

Affiliation: Danish Cancer Society
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. pmc Long-term exposure to road traffic noise and incident diabetes: a cohort study
    Mette Sørensen
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Health Perspect 121:217-22. 2013
  2. pmc Non-occupational exposure to paint fumes during pregnancy and risk of congenital anomalies: a cohort study
    Dorrit Hjortebjerg
    Danish Cancer Society Research Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Health 11:54. 2012
  3. pmc Road traffic noise and incident myocardial infarction: a prospective cohort study
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 7:e39283. 2012
  4. pmc Long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution associated with blood pressure and self-reported hypertension in a Danish cohort
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Health Perspect 120:418-24. 2012
  5. pmc A haplotype of polymorphisms in ASE-1, RAI and ERCC1 and the effects of tobacco smoking and alcohol consumption on risk of colorectal cancer: a Danish prospective case-cohort study
    Rikke D Hansen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Cancer 8:54. 2008
  6. doi Road traffic noise and stroke: a prospective cohort study
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Eur Heart J 32:737-44. 2011
  7. doi Stratification for smoking in case-cohort studies of genetic polymorphisms and lung cancer
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Lung Cancer 63:335-40. 2009
  8. ncbi Interactions between GSTM1, GSTT1 and GSTP1 polymorphisms and smoking and intake of fruit and vegetables in relation to lung cancer
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Lung Cancer 55:137-44. 2007
  9. ncbi Glutathione S-transferase T1 null-genotype is associated with an increased risk of lung cancer
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 110:219-24. 2004
  10. ncbi Interactions between the OGG1 Ser326Cys polymorphism and intake of fruit and vegetables in relation to lung cancer
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Free Radic Res 40:885-91. 2006

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  1. pmc Long-term exposure to road traffic noise and incident diabetes: a cohort study
    Mette Sørensen
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Health Perspect 121:217-22. 2013
    ..Objective: We investigated whether long-term exposure to residential road traffic noise is associated with an increased risk of diabetes...
  2. pmc Non-occupational exposure to paint fumes during pregnancy and risk of congenital anomalies: a cohort study
    Dorrit Hjortebjerg
    Danish Cancer Society Research Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Health 11:54. 2012
    ..Organic solvents are also used in the home environments in paint products, but no study has investigated the effect of such exposure in a general population...
  3. pmc Road traffic noise and incident myocardial infarction: a prospective cohort study
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 7:e39283. 2012
    ..Both road traffic noise and ambient air pollution have been associated with risk for ischemic heart disease, but only few inconsistent studies include both exposures...
  4. pmc Long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution associated with blood pressure and self-reported hypertension in a Danish cohort
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Health Perspect 120:418-24. 2012
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  5. pmc A haplotype of polymorphisms in ASE-1, RAI and ERCC1 and the effects of tobacco smoking and alcohol consumption on risk of colorectal cancer: a Danish prospective case-cohort study
    Rikke D Hansen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Cancer 8:54. 2008
    ....
  6. doi Road traffic noise and stroke: a prospective cohort study
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Eur Heart J 32:737-44. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the relation between exposure to road traffic noise and risk for stroke, which has not been studied before...
  7. doi Stratification for smoking in case-cohort studies of genetic polymorphisms and lung cancer
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Lung Cancer 63:335-40. 2009
    ..Stratification for smoking seems to be advantageous in case-cohort studies of genetic polymorphisms and lung cancer...
  8. ncbi Interactions between GSTM1, GSTT1 and GSTP1 polymorphisms and smoking and intake of fruit and vegetables in relation to lung cancer
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Lung Cancer 55:137-44. 2007
    ..There were no significant interactions between the GST polymorphisms and smoking...
  9. ncbi Glutathione S-transferase T1 null-genotype is associated with an increased risk of lung cancer
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 110:219-24. 2004
    ..These results suggest that the GSTT1 null-genotype is associated with an increased risk of lung cancer, especially in younger individuals...
  10. ncbi Interactions between the OGG1 Ser326Cys polymorphism and intake of fruit and vegetables in relation to lung cancer
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Free Radic Res 40:885-91. 2006
    ..The same tendency was seen in relation to intake of fruit. There were no statistically significant interactions between the OGG1 polymorphism and smoking...
  11. doi Polymorphisms in inflammation genes, tobacco smoke and furred pets and wheeze in children
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 20:614-23. 2009
    ..Polymorphisms in IL-8 affected the association between pet-keeping and risk of wheeze. Polymorphisms in inflammation genes might affect the association between environmental exposures and risk of recurrent wheeze in early childhood...
  12. doi Non-occupational exposure to paint fumes during pregnancy and fetal growth in a general population
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Environ Res 110:383-7. 2010
    ..Our results suggest that there are no causal relationship between non-occupational exposure to paint fumes in the residence during pregnancy and fetal growth...
  13. ncbi A genetic polymorphism in prostaglandin synthase 2 (8473, T-->C) and the risk of lung cancer
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen O, Denmark
    Cancer Lett 226:49-54. 2005
    ..48 (0.19-1.22) in carriers of one variant allele and 0.21 (0.04-1.07) in carriers of two variant alleles, and a significant trend (P=0.04). These results indicate that PTGS2 could be implicated in the development of lung cancer...
  14. ncbi Genetic polymorphisms in CYP1B1, GSTA1, NQO1 and NAT2 and the risk of lung cancer
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen O, Denmark
    Cancer Lett 221:185-90. 2005
    ..The NAT2 fast acetylator genotype seemed to be protective against lung cancer in light smokers (< or =20 cigarettes/day) and not among heavy smokers (>20 cigarettes/day)...
  15. pmc Exposure to road traffic and railway noise and associations with blood pressure and self-reported hypertension: a cohort study
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Health 10:92. 2011
    ..Epidemiological studies suggest that long-term exposure to transport noise increases the risk for cardiovascular disorders. The effect of transport noise on blood pressure and hypertension is uncertain...
  16. doi Lifestyle, environmental, and genetic predictors of bulky DNA adducts in a study population nested within a prospective Danish cohort
    Kirsten Thorup Eriksen
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 73:583-95. 2010
    ..Overall, our study showed only few associations between dietary, environmental, and genetic factors and levels of bulky DNA adducts measured in peripheral leukocytes in a general Danish population...
  17. doi Stroke and long-term exposure to outdoor air pollution from nitrogen dioxide: a cohort study
    Zorana J Andersen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Stroke 43:320-5. 2012
    ..We examined the association between long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution and incident and fatal stroke in a prospective cohort study...
  18. ncbi OGG1 expression and OGG1 Ser326Cys polymorphism and risk of lung cancer in a prospective study
    Lotte Hatt
    Institute of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Mutat Res 639:45-54. 2008
    ..The results suggest that OGG1 mRNA levels should be regarded as a biomarker of exposure to oxidative stress with induction of DNA rather than a marker of inborn DNA repair capacity...
  19. pmc Air pollution from traffic and cancer incidence: a Danish cohort study
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Health 10:67. 2011
    ..Our aim was to investigate whether air pollution from traffic is associated with risk for other cancers than lung cancer...
  20. pmc Traffic air pollution and mortality from cardiovascular disease and all causes: a Danish cohort study
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Health 11:60. 2012
    ..Traffic air pollution has been linked to cardiovascular mortality, which might be due to co-exposure to road traffic noise. Further, personal and lifestyle characteristics might modify any association...
  21. doi Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution: a cohort study
    Zorana J Andersen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:455-61. 2011
    ..Short-term exposure to air pollution has been associated with exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), whereas the role of long-term exposures on the development of COPD is not yet fully understood...
  22. pmc Lung cancer incidence and long-term exposure to air pollution from traffic
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Health Perspect 119:860-5. 2011
    ..Previous studies have shown associations between air pollution and risk for lung cancer...
  23. ncbi Polymorphisms in nucleotide excision repair genes, smoking and intake of fruit and vegetables in relation to lung cancer
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Lung Cancer 59:171-9. 2008
    ..The incidence rate ratio for lung cancer was 0.60 (95% confidence interval: 0.43-0.84; p=0.003) per 50% increase in fruit intake. No convincing interactions were detected between the polymorphisms and smoking...
  24. doi Long-term exposure to air pollution and asthma hospitalisations in older adults: a cohort study
    Zorana Jovanovic Andersen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, Copenhagen 2100, Denmark
    Thorax 67:6-11. 2012
    ..Exposure to air pollution in early life contributes to the burden of childhood asthma, but it is not clear whether long-term exposure to air pollution can lead to asthma onset or progression in adulthood...
  25. pmc Diabetes incidence and long-term exposure to air pollution: a cohort study
    Zorana J Andersen
    1Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Diabetes Care 35:92-8. 2012
    ..We studied the association between long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution and incidence of diabetes...
  26. doi 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...
  27. doi Air pollution from traffic and risk for lung cancer in three Danish cohorts
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1284-91. 2010
    ..The purpose was to investigate whether the concentration of nitrogen oxides (NOx) at the residence, used as an indicator of air pollution from traffic, is associated with risk for lung cancer...
  28. doi Association between 8-oxo-7,8-dihydroguanine excretion and risk of lung cancer in a prospective study
    Steffen Loft
    Department of Public Health, Section of Environmental Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Free Radic Biol Med 52:167-72. 2012
    ..14 (0.98-1.34) among subjects homozygous for Cys326. The association between urinary 8-oxoGua excretion and lung cancer risk among former and never-smokers suggests that oxidative stress with damage to DNA is important in this group...
  29. ncbi Tobacco smoke and bladder cancer--in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Bine Kjøller Bjerregaard
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 119:2412-6. 2006
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  30. pmc Association between plasma PFOA and PFOS levels and total cholesterol in a middle-aged Danish population
    Kirsten T Eriksen
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 8:e56969. 2013
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  31. doi Predictors of adipose tissue concentrations of organochlorine pesticides in a general Danish population
    Elvira V Bräuner
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 22:52-9. 2012
    ..Single determinants varied among the individual compounds, even within related chlordane residues, suggesting that organochlorine pesticides should not be treated as a homogenous group...
  32. pmc A prospective study of organochlorines in adipose tissue and risk of non‑Hodgkin lymphoma
    Elvira Vaclavik Bräuner
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Health Perspect 120:105-11. 2012
    ..Exposure to organochlorines has been examined as a potential risk factor for non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), with inconsistent results that may be related to limited statistical power or to imprecise exposure measurements...
  33. doi Determinants of plasma PFOA and PFOS levels among 652 Danish men
    Kirsten T Eriksen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Sci Technol 45:8137-43. 2011
    ..Our finding of a higher body burden of PFOA and PFOS among never smokers also warrants further evaluation...
  34. doi Perfluorooctanoate and perfluorooctanesulfonate plasma levels and risk of cancer in the general Danish population
    Kirsten T Eriksen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:605-9. 2009
    ..99 to 1.93). Plasma concentrations of perfluorooctanoate and perfluorooctanesulfonate in the general Danish population appear not to be associated with risk of prostate, bladder, pancreatic, or liver cancer...
  35. ncbi GPX1 Pro198Leu polymorphism, interactions with smoking and alcohol consumption, and risk for lung cancer
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Cancer Lett 247:293-300. 2007
    ..03). We found stronger associations between several smoking variables and alcohol intake and lung cancer risk among GPX1(TT) carriers than among GPX1(CC) and GPX1(CT) carriers...
  36. doi 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...
  37. doi Air pollution and lung cancer incidence in 17 European cohorts: prospective analyses from the European Study of Cohorts for Air Pollution Effects (ESCAPE)
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Lancet Oncol 14:813-22. 2013
    ..Ambient air pollution is suspected to cause lung cancer. We aimed to assess the association between long-term exposure to ambient air pollution and lung cancer incidence in European populations...
  38. doi Residential radon and lung cancer incidence in a Danish cohort
    Elvira V Bräuner
    Diet, Genes and Environment, Danish Cancer Society Research Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Res 118:130-6. 2012
    ..Our results provide valuable information at the low-level radon dose range...
  39. ncbi The effect of occasional smoking on smoking-related cancers: in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Bine Kjøller Bjerregaard
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 17:1305-9. 2006
    ..We have investigated the association between occasional smoking and cancer of the bladder, kidney, pancreas, upper aero-digestive tract and lung...
  40. doi Predictors of polychlorinated biphenyl concentrations in adipose tissue in a general Danish population
    Elvira V Bräuner
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Sci Technol 45:679-85. 2011
    ..Our results indicate that predictors of PCBs varied according to substitution group, suggesting that ortho-substituted groups should be analyzed separately...
  41. pmc Arsenic in drinking-water and risk for cancer in Denmark
    Rikke Baastrup
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Strandboulevarden 49, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Health Perspect 116:231-7. 2008
    ..Epidemiologic studies have shown increased cancer risks among individuals exposed to high concentrations of arsenic in drinking-water, whereas studies of the carcinogenic effect of low doses have had inconsistent results...
  42. doi Predictors of indoor fine particulate matter in infants' bedrooms in Denmark
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Res 111:87-93. 2011
    ..Particulate matter (PM) in ambient air is responsible for adverse health effects in adults and children. Relatively little is known about the concentrations, sources and health effects of PM in indoor air...
  43. doi Social inequality and incidence of and survival from cancers of the oesophagus, stomach and pancreas in a population-based study in Denmark, 1994-2003
    Rikke Baastrup
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer 44:1962-77. 2008
    ..The effect of socioeconomic position on survival after these cancers was less clear, perhaps due to the poor relative survival from these cancers and the fact that all three cancers are relatively rare in Denmark...
  44. pmc Personal exposure to ultrafine particles and oxidative DNA damage
    Peter S Vinzents
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1485-90. 2005
    ..The results indicate that biologic effects of UFPs occur at modest exposure, such as that occurring in traffic, which supports the relationship of UFPs and the adverse health effects of air pollution...
  45. ncbi Effect of laxatives on gastrointestinal functional recovery in fast-track hysterectomy: a double-blind, placebo-controlled randomized study
    Charlotte T Hansen
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Hvidovre University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:311.e1-7. 2007
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