Anne Tjonneland

Summary

Affiliation: Danish Cancer Society
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. pmc Determinants of non- response to a second assessment of lifestyle factors and body weight in the EPIC-PANACEA study
    Anne M May
    Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht University, PO Box 85500, 3508, GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:148. 2012
  4. pmc Meat consumption and mortality--results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Med 11:63. 2013
  5. pmc Interaction between interleukin-10 (IL-10) polymorphisms and dietary fibre in relation to risk of colorectal cancer in a Danish case-cohort study
    Vibeke Andersen
    Medical Department, SHS Aabenraa, Aabenraa, Denmark
    BMC Cancer 12:183. 2012
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. pmc A comprehensive analysis of the androgen receptor gene and risk of breast cancer: results from the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)
    David G Cox
    Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Epidemiology Department, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 8:R54. 2006
  9. pmc The association of education with body mass index and waist circumference in the EPIC-PANACEA study
    Silke Hermann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Public Health 11:169. 2011
  10. pmc Haplotype frequencies in a sub-region of chromosome 19q13.3, related to risk and prognosis of cancer, differ dramatically between ethnic groups
    Mikkel H Schierup
    Institute of Human Genetics, University of Aarhus, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    BMC Med Genet 10:20. 2009

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Publications98

  1. 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...
  2. 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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  3. pmc Determinants of non- response to a second assessment of lifestyle factors and body weight in the EPIC-PANACEA study
    Anne M May
    Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht University, PO Box 85500, 3508, GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:148. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Meat consumption and mortality--results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Med 11:63. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association of red meat, processed meat, and poultry consumption with the risk of early death in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...
  5. pmc Interaction between interleukin-10 (IL-10) polymorphisms and dietary fibre in relation to risk of colorectal cancer in a Danish case-cohort study
    Vibeke Andersen
    Medical Department, SHS Aabenraa, Aabenraa, Denmark
    BMC Cancer 12:183. 2012
    ..Diet and lifestyle may be linked to cancer through inflammation. Interleukin-10 (IL-10) is an anti-inflammatory cytokine. We wanted to test if dietary factors and IL10 polymorphisms interact in relation to colorectal carcinogenesis...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. pmc A comprehensive analysis of the androgen receptor gene and risk of breast cancer: results from the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)
    David G Cox
    Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Epidemiology Department, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 8:R54. 2006
    ..Here, we report on the results of a large and comprehensive study of the association between genetic variation in the AR gene and risk of breast cancer in the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)...
  9. pmc The association of education with body mass index and waist circumference in the EPIC-PANACEA study
    Silke Hermann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Public Health 11:169. 2011
    ..To examine the association of education with body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...
  10. pmc Haplotype frequencies in a sub-region of chromosome 19q13.3, related to risk and prognosis of cancer, differ dramatically between ethnic groups
    Mikkel H Schierup
    Institute of Human Genetics, University of Aarhus, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    BMC Med Genet 10:20. 2009
    ..The whole region seems related to the cellular response to external damaging agents and markers in it are associated with risk of several cancers...
  11. 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...
  12. pmc The polymorphism rs3024505 proximal to IL-10 is associated with risk of ulcerative colitis and Crohns disease in a Danish case-control study
    Vibeke Andersen
    Medical Department, Viborg Regional Hospital, DK 8800 Viborg, Denmark
    BMC Med Genet 11:82. 2010
    ..We investigated whether single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the IL-1 beta, IL-10, and HO-1 genes, together with smoking, were associated with risk of CD and UC...
  13. pmc PPARgamma Pro12Ala polymorphism and risk of acute coronary syndrome in a prospective study of Danes
    Ulla Vogel
    National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, Søborg, Denmark
    BMC Med Genet 10:52. 2009
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  14. 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...
  15. pmc Polymorphisms in the xenobiotic transporter Multidrug Resistance 1 (MDR1) and interaction with meat intake in relation to risk of colorectal cancer in a Danish prospective case-cohort study
    Vibeke Andersen
    Medical Department, Viborg Regional Hospital, DK 8800 Viborg, Denmark
    BMC Cancer 9:407. 2009
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  16. pmc Polymorphisms in NFkB, PXR, LXR and risk of colorectal cancer in a prospective study of Danes
    Vibeke Andersen
    Medical Department, Viborg Regional Hospital, Heibergs Alle 4, DK 8800 Viborg, Denmark
    BMC Cancer 10:484. 2010
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  17. pmc The INSIG2 rs7566605 polymorphism is not associated with body mass index and breast cancer risk
    Daniele Campa
    German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Cancer 10:563. 2010
    ..BMI is considered to be one of the measures of choice to evaluate body fatness and there is evidence that body fatness is related with an increased risk of breast cancer (BC)...
  18. 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
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  19. ncbi request reprint Folate intake, alcohol and risk of breast cancer among postmenopausal women in Denmark
    A Tjønneland
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:280-6. 2006
    ..Since many women consume alcohol, detection of a risk-reducing mechanism would have major public health implications...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake, drinking patterns and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer in Denmark: a prospective cohort study
    Anne Tjønneland
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 14:277-84. 2003
    ..However, it has not been investigated how the breast cancer risk for a given total alcohol consumption depends on the drinking frequency...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Wine intake and diet in a random sample of 48763 Danish men and women
    A Tjønneland
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:49-54. 1999
    ..Variation in diet associated with drinking patterns may explain why wine seems to reduce ischemic heart disease mortality...
  25. doi request reprint 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...
  26. doi request reprint 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint 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...
  28. doi request reprint GPX1 Pro(198)Leu polymorphism, erythrocyte GPX activity, interaction with alcohol consumption and smoking, and risk of colorectal cancer
    Rikke Dalgaard Hansen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Mutat Res 664:13-9. 2009
    ..Our results indicate that lifestyle-related oxidative stress may be a risk factor for colorectal cancer among subjects with a lowered defence...
  29. 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...
  30. 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
    ....
  31. 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...
  32. 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
    ....
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. ncbi request reprint 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...
  37. ncbi request reprint 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint 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...
  41. 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...
  42. ncbi 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...
  43. ncbi request reprint Bulky DNA adducts as risk indicator of lung cancer in a Danish case-cohort study
    Helle Bak
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 118:1618-22. 2006
    ..Our results indicate that bulky DNA adducts may have a weak association with lung cancer risk...
  44. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of interaction between alcohol, NSAID use and polymorphisms in genes involved in the inflammatory response in relation to risk of colorectal cancer
    Ulla Vogel
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Mutat Res 624:88-100. 2007
    ..02). Moreover, an interaction between DLG5 R30Q and NSAID use was found (P for interaction=0.02). Our results do not suggest that inborn variations in the inflammatory response play any major role in risk of colorectal cancer...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. ncbi request reprint Dietary predictors of 5-year changes in waist circumference
    Jytte Halkjaer
    Danish Cancer Society Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:1356-66. 2009
    ....
  49. pmc Association of adherence to lifestyle recommendations and risk of colorectal cancer: a prospective Danish cohort study
    Helene Kirkegaard
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    BMJ 341:c5504. 2010
    ....
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. doi request reprint Aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and risk of colorectal cancer: a Danish cohort study
    Søren Friis
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 20:731-40. 2009
    ..We examined this issue in the Danish Diet, Cancer, and Health Study...
  53. doi request reprint 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...
  54. doi request reprint Influence of lifestyle aspects on the association of body size and shape with all-cause mortality in middle-aged men and women
    Janne Bigaard
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Obes Facts 3:252-60. 2010
    ..Waist circumference, BMI and hip circumference are differentially associated with mortality. We investigated the potential influence of selected lifestyle aspects such as smoking, alcohol intake, sports activity and education...
  55. doi request reprint 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...
  56. ncbi request reprint 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...
  57. ncbi request reprint Peroxisome proliferator-activated [corrected] receptor-gamma2 [corrected] Pro12Ala, interaction with alcohol intake and NSAID use, in relation to risk of breast cancer in a prospective study of Danes
    Ulla Vogel
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Carcinogenesis 28:427-34. 2007
    ..We also observe interaction between NSAID, alcohol consumption and PPARgamma2 Pro12Ala genotype in relation to breast cancer risk...
  58. doi request reprint Alcohol drinking habits, alcohol dehydrogenase genotypes and risk of acute coronary syndrome
    Janne S Tolstrup
    Center for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 38:489-94. 2010
    ..We aimed to test this hypothesis, including alcohol as both the amount of alcohol and the frequency of drinking...
  59. ncbi request reprint 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)...
  60. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and risk for lung cancer in a Danish cohort
    Helle Bak
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 116:439-44. 2005
    ..Higher levels of occupational physical activity had no protective effect; the lowest IRR was found for sitting work. Our study shows no convincing protective effect of physical activity on lung cancer risk...
  61. 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...
  62. 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
    ....
  63. 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...
  64. doi request reprint 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...
  65. doi request reprint Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and breast cancer risk: a Danish cohort study
    Søren Friis
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:88-96. 2008
    ..The increased breast cancer incidence among NSAID users may reflect a noncausal association, but our study provides no evidence of a chemopreventive effect of NSAIDs against breast cancer over the durations studied...
  66. ncbi request reprint 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...
  67. doi request reprint 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...
  68. doi request reprint Interaction between ADH1C Arg(272)Gln and alcohol intake in relation to breast cancer risk suggests that ethanol is the causal factor in alcohol related breast cancer
    Signe Benzon Larsen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Lett 295:191-7. 2010
    ..04-1.24) per 10g alcohol/day, but not among homozygous wild type carriers (p for interaction=0.06). Thus, slow oxidation of ethanol seemed to be associated with breast cancer risk...
  69. ncbi request reprint Body fat and fat-free mass and all-cause mortality
    Janne Bigaard
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Obes Res 12:1042-9. 2004
    ..To investigate whether the association between BMI and all-cause mortality could be disentangled into opposite effects of body fat and fat-free mass (FFM)...
  70. 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...
  71. 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...
  72. 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...
  73. doi request reprint 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...
  74. doi request reprint 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...
  75. 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...
  76. 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...
  77. 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...
  78. pmc Changes in waist circumference and the incidence of diabetes in middle-aged men and women
    Tina Landsvig Berentzen
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 6:e23104. 2011
    ..We investigated the association between DWC and the subsequent risk of diabetes in middle-aged men and women, and evaluated the influence from concurrent changes in body mass index (DBMI)...
  79. 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...
  80. ncbi request reprint Development in incidence of breast cancer in non-screened Danish women, 1973-2002--a population-based study
    Niels Fuglede
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 118:2366-9. 2006
    ....
  81. 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...
  82. ncbi request reprint Intake of macronutrients as predictors of 5-y changes in waist circumference
    Jytte Halkjaer
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:789-97. 2006
    ..The diet may influence the development of abdominal obesity, but the few studies that have prospectively examined the relations between diet and changes in waist circumference (WC) have given inconsistent results...
  83. doi request reprint 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...
  84. ncbi request reprint Alcohol drinking, consumption patterns and breast cancer among Danish nurses: a cohort study
    Lina S Mørch
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Public Health 17:624-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to analyse the impact of alcohol intake and drinking pattern on the risk of breast cancer...
  85. ncbi request reprint Drinking pattern and mortality in middle-aged men and women
    Janne S Tolstrup
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Addiction 99:323-30. 2004
    ..To address the prospective association between alcohol drinking pattern and all-cause mortality...
  86. doi request reprint Social inequality and incidence of and survival from breast cancer in a population-based study in Denmark, 1994-2003
    Kathrine Carlsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer 44:1996-2002. 2008
    ..Whilst the relative 5-year survival after breast cancer was high (79%), there was significantly poorer relative survival amongst less advantaged and single women...
  87. doi request reprint Physical activity and risk of prostate cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohort
    Nina Føns Johnsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 125:902-8. 2009
    ....
  88. ncbi request reprint No association between base excision repair gene polymorphisms and risk of lung cancer
    Ulla Vogel
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Biochem Genet 42:453-60. 2004
    ..This is the first study of polymorphisms in base excision repair genes in relation to lung cancer among Danes...
  89. 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...
  90. doi request reprint Changes in body mass index and alcohol and tobacco consumption among breast cancer survivors and cancer-free women: a prospective study in the Danish Diet, Cancer and Health Cohort
    Pernille E Bidstrup
    Survivorship, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 52:327-35. 2013
    ..Little is known about the health behaviour changes women with breast cancer initiate compared to those made by other women...
  91. ncbi request reprint Organochlorines in Danish women: predictors of adipose tissue concentrations
    Elvira Vaclavik
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, 49 Strandboulevarden, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Res 100:362-70. 2006
    ....
  92. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  93. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference, BMI, smoking, and mortality in middle-aged men and women
    Janne Bigaard
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Obes Res 11:895-903. 2003
    ..Measurement of waist circumference alone as a proxy of abdominal fat mass has been suggested as a simple clinical alternative to BMI for detecting adults with possible health risks due to obesity...
  94. ncbi request reprint 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...
  95. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and risk of childhood leukaemia in Denmark
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 32:279-86. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the influence of socioeconomic status on the risk of childhood leukaemia...
  96. 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...
  97. 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...
  98. ncbi request reprint Self-reported and technician-measured waist circumferences differ in middle-aged men and women
    Janne Bigaard
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Nutr 135:2263-70. 2005
    ..The circumference at the natural waist was overestimated for women, depending on baseline waist circumference, and slightly underestimated for men, depending on baseline BMI...