Lau C Thygesen

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute of Public Health
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Psychiatric disease incidence among Danish Seventh-day Adventists and Baptists
    Lau Caspar Thygesen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Øster Farimagsgade 5 A, 2 Floor, 1353, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:1583-90. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Cancer incidence among Danish Seventh-day Adventists and Baptists
    Lau Caspar Thygesen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol 36:513-8. 2012
  3. pmc Quantification of the healthy worker effect: a nationwide cohort study among electricians in Denmark
    Lau C Thygesen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 11:571. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Hospital admissions for neurological and renal diseases among dentists and dental assistants occupationally exposed to mercury
    Lau Caspar Thygesen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Øster Farimagsgade 5 A, 2nd Floor, DK 1353 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Occup Environ Med 68:895-901. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Trends in adult leukemia incidence and survival in Denmark, 1943-2003
    Lau Caspar Thygesen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1671-80. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Cancer incidence among patients with alcohol use disorders--long-term follow-up
    Lau Caspar Thygesen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Øster Farimagsgade 5, DK 1399 Copenhagen
    Alcohol Alcohol 44:387-91. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Effects of sample attrition in a longitudinal study of the association between alcohol intake and all-cause mortality
    Lau C Thygesen
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
    Addiction 103:1149-59. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Prospective weight change and colon cancer risk in male US health professionals
    Lau Caspar Thygesen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    Int J Cancer 123:1160-5. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Use of baseline and updated information on alcohol intake on risk for breast cancer: importance of latency
    Lau Caspar Thygesen
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, 2nd Floor, DK 1399 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 37:669-77. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Alcohol intake and colorectal cancer: a comparison of approaches for including repeated measures of alcohol consumption
    Lau Caspar Thygesen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Epidemiology 19:258-64. 2008

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. doi request reprint Psychiatric disease incidence among Danish Seventh-day Adventists and Baptists
    Lau Caspar Thygesen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Øster Farimagsgade 5 A, 2 Floor, 1353, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:1583-90. 2013
    ..In this study, we follow a cohort of Danish Seventh-day Adventists (SDA) and Baptists in a nationwide psychiatry register and compare the incidence in this cohort with the general population...
  2. doi request reprint Cancer incidence among Danish Seventh-day Adventists and Baptists
    Lau Caspar Thygesen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol 36:513-8. 2012
    ..Baptists discourage excessive use of alcohol and tobacco. In this study, we investigated whether the incidence of cancer in a large cohort of Danish Adventists and Baptists was different compared to the general Danish population...
  3. pmc Quantification of the healthy worker effect: a nationwide cohort study among electricians in Denmark
    Lau C Thygesen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 11:571. 2011
    ..In this study we used the extensive registration of all Danish citizens to describe the magnitude of HWE among all Danish electricians and evaluated strategies for minimizing HWE bias of the association between occupation and mortality...
  4. doi request reprint Hospital admissions for neurological and renal diseases among dentists and dental assistants occupationally exposed to mercury
    Lau Caspar Thygesen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Øster Farimagsgade 5 A, 2nd Floor, DK 1353 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Occup Environ Med 68:895-901. 2011
    ..In this nationwide study we compared hospital admissions due to neurological and renal diseases among dentists and dental assistants to admissions in controls...
  5. doi request reprint Trends in adult leukemia incidence and survival in Denmark, 1943-2003
    Lau Caspar Thygesen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1671-80. 2009
    ..Patients with CLL had the longest survival time in all age groups. The median survival time increased for all leukemia subtypes throughout the period of study most pronounced for CLL since 1950 and CML since 1990...
  6. doi request reprint Cancer incidence among patients with alcohol use disorders--long-term follow-up
    Lau Caspar Thygesen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Øster Farimagsgade 5, DK 1399 Copenhagen
    Alcohol Alcohol 44:387-91. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the cancer morbidity in a large cohort of patients with alcohol use disorders in the general Danish population...
  7. doi request reprint Effects of sample attrition in a longitudinal study of the association between alcohol intake and all-cause mortality
    Lau C Thygesen
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
    Addiction 103:1149-59. 2008
    ..The aims of this study were to characterize participants who dropped out and to evaluate whether the missing information influenced the association between alcohol intake and all-cause mortality...
  8. doi request reprint Prospective weight change and colon cancer risk in male US health professionals
    Lau Caspar Thygesen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    Int J Cancer 123:1160-5. 2008
    ..5. Our results add support that overweight and obesity are modifiable risk factors for colon cancer among men and suggest that weight has an important influence on colon cancer risk even in later life...
  9. doi request reprint Use of baseline and updated information on alcohol intake on risk for breast cancer: importance of latency
    Lau Caspar Thygesen
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, 2nd Floor, DK 1399 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 37:669-77. 2008
    ..In the analysis of longitudinal prospective cohort studies, however, the analysis of repeated measurements of alcohol intake might not be straightforward...
  10. doi request reprint Alcohol intake and colorectal cancer: a comparison of approaches for including repeated measures of alcohol consumption
    Lau Caspar Thygesen
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Epidemiology 19:258-64. 2008
    ..In numerous studies, alcohol intake has been found to be positively associated with colorectal cancer risk. However, the majority of studies included only one exposure measurement, which may bias the results if long-term intake is relevant...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence among Danish brewery workers
    Lau Caspar Thygesen
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 116:774-8. 2005
    ..26; 1.11-1.42) and rectum cancer (O/E, 1.31; 1.14-1.49). Our study shows that a high beer consumption is related to increased risk of several specific cancers, which supports that the relationship is of a causal nature...
  12. ncbi request reprint Changes in alcohol intake and risk of upper digestive tract cancer
    Lau C Thygesen
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 46:1085-9. 2007
    ..In this prospective cohort study, we examined whether changes in individual alcohol intake resulted in subsequent altered risk of these cancers...
  13. pmc A philosophical analysis of the Hill criteria
    Lau Caspar Thygesen
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Øster Farimagsgade 5, DK 1399 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:512-6. 2005
    ..The authors illuminate the aim and limitations of the various criteria that need to be included when discussing them...
  14. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer in Denmark 1943-1997
    Lau C Thygesen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:1232-41. 2004
    ..This article reports the incidence rates of colon and rectal cancer in Denmark during 55 years of data registration and estimates the number of cases identified attributable to four modifiable risk factors and potentially preventable...
  15. 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...
  16. doi request reprint Sixty-one years of pancreatic cancer in Denmark from 1943 to 2003: a nationwide study
    Sandra Teiblum
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Pancreas 38:374-8. 2009
    ..We report the incidence rates of pancreatic cancer in Denmark during 61 years of data registration, from 1943 to 2003...
  17. doi request reprint Time trends in physical activity in leisure time in the Danish population from 1987 to 2005
    Christina Bjørk Petersen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Øster Farimagsgade, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 38:121-8. 2010
    ..To examine time trends in leisure-time physical activity in the Danish population from 1987 to 2005...
  18. doi request reprint Modifiable risk factors and survival in women diagnosed with primary breast cancer: results from a prospective cohort study
    Sophie Sell Hellmann
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 19:366-73. 2010
    ..A moderate physical activity of 2-4 h/week (1.07; 0.77-1.49) and a high physical activity of more than 4 h/week (1.00; 0.69-1.45) showed no association with survival after breast cancer diagnosis...
  19. doi request reprint Incidence of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease in Danish men and women with a prolonged heavy alcohol intake
    Ulla Arthur Hvidtfeldt
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:1920-4. 2008
    ..The influence of heavy drinking is, however, sparsely studied. The objective of the present study was to examine whether alcohol addicts have higher incidence rates of cardio- and cerebrovascular diseases than the population in general...
  20. ncbi request reprint The influence of duration of follow-up on the association between alcohol and cause-specific mortality in a prospective cohort study
    Naja Rod Nielsen
    Centre for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ann Epidemiol 15:44-55. 2005
    ..To investigate whether duration of follow-up influences the association between alcohol and cause-specific mortality in a prospective cohort study with only baseline assessment of alcohol intake...
  21. ncbi request reprint Time trends in heavy drinking among middle-aged and older adults in Denmark
    Christina Bjørk
    Center for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:120-7. 2008
    ..By using age, period, and cohort modeling this study explores the time trends in heavy drinking...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Alcohol consumption by middle-aged and elderly Danes from 1987 to 2003]
    Christina Bjørk
    Statens Institut for Folkesundhed, Center for Alkoholforskning, København K
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:3317-21. 2006
    ..Social factors may influence the trend. Our objective was to investigate the trend in alcohol consumption by the middle-aged and elderly and inquire about significant trends among specific social subgroups...