Elsebeth Lynge

Summary

Affiliation: University of Copenhagen
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. pmc Colon cancer controls versus population controls in case-control studies of occupational risk factors
    Linda Kaerlev
    Research Unit of Maritime Medicine, University of Southern Denmark, Esbjerg, Denmark
    BMC Cancer 4:15. 2004
  2. doi request reprint The Danish National Patient Register
    Elsebeth Lynge
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 39:30-3. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Occupational mortality
    Elsebeth Lynge
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 39:153-7. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint European multi-centre case-control study on risk factors for rare cancers of unknown aetiology
    Elsebeth Lynge
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, DK 2200 København N, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer 41:601-12. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint What happens when organization of cervical cancer screening is delayed or stopped?
    Elsebeth Lynge
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Med Screen 13:41-6. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint [Screening for cancer. International knowledge and Danish practice]
    Elsebeth Lynge
    Institut for Folkesundhedsvidenskab, Københavns Universitet, DK 2200 København N
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:2892-7. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint [Descriptive epidemiology: development of incidence over time, geographical and social differences, risk factors, etc]
    Elsebeth Lynge
    Københavns Universitet, Institut for Folkesundhedsvidenskab, Statens Serum Institut, Afdelingen for Epidemiologisk Forskning, Rigshospitalet, Mamma and Endokrinkirurgisk Klinik, Juliane Marie Centret, København K
    Ugeskr Laeger 169:2965-7. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Exposure to tetrachloroethylene in dry cleaning shops in the Nordic countries
    Elsebeth Lynge
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ann Occup Hyg 55:387-96. 2011
  9. pmc Cancer in persons working in dry cleaning in the Nordic countries
    Elsebeth Lynge
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Health Perspect 114:213-9. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Reporting of performance indicators of mammography screening in Europe
    E Lynge
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, DK 2200 København N, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 12:213-22. 2003

Detail Information

Publications107 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Colon cancer controls versus population controls in case-control studies of occupational risk factors
    Linda Kaerlev
    Research Unit of Maritime Medicine, University of Southern Denmark, Esbjerg, Denmark
    BMC Cancer 4:15. 2004
    ..In this study we examine if colon cancer patients can serve as surrogates for proper population controls in case-control studies of occupational risk factors...
  2. doi request reprint The Danish National Patient Register
    Elsebeth Lynge
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 39:30-3. 2011
    ..The Danish National Patient Register (NPR) was established in 1977, and it is considered to be the finest of its kind internationally...
  3. doi request reprint Occupational mortality
    Elsebeth Lynge
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 39:153-7. 2011
    ..This paper aims to present the methods and main results from the Danish occupational mortality studies, and to set the Danish studies into the international context of occupational mortality studies...
  4. ncbi request reprint European multi-centre case-control study on risk factors for rare cancers of unknown aetiology
    Elsebeth Lynge
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, DK 2200 København N, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer 41:601-12. 2005
    ..The study showed there is a clear dose-response relationship between alcohol intake and the risk of male breast cancer, and an excess risk of mycosis fungoides among glass formers, pottery and ceramic workers. Further data are expected...
  5. ncbi request reprint What happens when organization of cervical cancer screening is delayed or stopped?
    Elsebeth Lynge
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Med Screen 13:41-6. 2006
    ..Many countries rely on opportunistic screening, and data on its effectiveness are asked for. We assessed the impact on cervical cancer incidence and mortality of opportunistic screening compared with organized screening...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Screening for cancer. International knowledge and Danish practice]
    Elsebeth Lynge
    Institut for Folkesundhedsvidenskab, Københavns Universitet, DK 2200 København N
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:2892-7. 2002
    ..Whether or not screening is preferable in a given situation therefore depends on how the advantages are weighted against the disadvantages...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Descriptive epidemiology: development of incidence over time, geographical and social differences, risk factors, etc]
    Elsebeth Lynge
    Københavns Universitet, Institut for Folkesundhedsvidenskab, Statens Serum Institut, Afdelingen for Epidemiologisk Forskning, Rigshospitalet, Mamma and Endokrinkirurgisk Klinik, Juliane Marie Centret, København K
    Ugeskr Laeger 169:2965-7. 2007
    ..Future trends in breast cancer incidence are determined by present risk factors, where particularly the high age at first birth and the increased prevalence of obesity are expected to push the trend upwards...
  8. doi request reprint Exposure to tetrachloroethylene in dry cleaning shops in the Nordic countries
    Elsebeth Lynge
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ann Occup Hyg 55:387-96. 2011
    ..Tetrachloroethylene is the dominant solvent used in dry cleaning worldwide and many workers are potentially exposed. We report here on results of 1296 measurements of tetrachloroethylene undertaken in Nordic dry cleaning shops 1947-2001...
  9. pmc Cancer in persons working in dry cleaning in the Nordic countries
    Elsebeth Lynge
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Health Perspect 114:213-9. 2006
    ..S. findings. Chance, differences in level of exposure to tetrachloroethylene, and confounding may explain the findings. The overall evidence on bladder cancer in dry cleaners is equivocal...
  10. ncbi request reprint Reporting of performance indicators of mammography screening in Europe
    E Lynge
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, DK 2200 København N, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 12:213-22. 2003
    ..Based on the observed wide variation in short-term indicators, a similar wide variation is expected in the effect of screening on breast cancer mortality...
  11. doi request reprint What's next? Perspectives and future needs of cervical screening in Europe in the era of molecular testing and vaccination
    Elsebeth Lynge
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Østre Farimagsgade 5, DK 1014 København K, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer 45:2714-21. 2009
    ..To outline the perspectives for future control of cervical cancer in Europe...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Recommendations on cancer screening in the European Union. Advisory Committee on Cancer Prevention]
    Elsebeth Lynge
    Københavns Universitet, Institut for Folkesundhedsvidenskab
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:176-8. 2002
  13. doi request reprint Primary HPV screening for cervical cancer prevention: results from European trials
    Elsebeth Lynge
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Nat Rev Clin Oncol 6:699-706. 2009
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer incidence after the introduction of mammography screening: what should be expected?
    Anne Louise Svendsen
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer 106:1883-90. 2006
    ..In the current study, the authors examined breast cancer incidence after the introduction of mammography screening in Denmark...
  15. ncbi request reprint Mammography screening for breast cancer in Copenhagen April 1991-March 1997. Mammography Screening Evaluation Group
    E Lynge
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, København N, Denmark
    APMIS Suppl 83:1-44. 1998
    ..The programme is thus functioning well. The relatively low coverage and the flow in the target population limit the reduction in breast cancer mortality to be expected from the screening programme in the Copenhagen municipality...
  16. pmc Overdiagnosis in screening mammography in Denmark: population based cohort study
    Sisse Helle Njor
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Østre Farimagsgade 5, DK 1014 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    BMJ 346:f1064. 2013
    ..To use data from two longstanding, population based screening programmes to study overdiagnosis in screening mammography...
  17. doi request reprint Why did the breast cancer lymph node status distribution improve in Denmark in the pre-mammography screening period of 1978-1994?
    Klaus Rostgaard
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 49:313-21. 2010
    ..g. environmental changes), birth cohort (living conditions over a life time), post-menopausal status (a predictor of less favourable nodal status), and tumour diameter (a marker of detection time)...
  18. ncbi request reprint A model for determining the effect of mammography service screening
    Anne Helene Olsen
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, DK 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 44:120-8. 2005
    ..The effect of this is inseparable from the screening effect. The design is adequate for analysing the effect of mammography service screening on breast cancer mortality...
  19. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer incidence, case-fatality and breast cancer mortality in Danish women using hormone replacement therapy--a prospective observational study
    Claudia Stahlberg
    Department of Gynaecology, Juliane Marie Centre, H S Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 34:931-5. 2005
  20. doi request reprint Does educational level determine screening participation?
    My von Euler-Chelpin
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:273-8. 2008
    ..Never use' was not inversely associated with the level of education, but showed a U-shaped association, even when use of breast imaging outside organized screening was taken into account...
  21. ncbi request reprint Women's patterns of participation in mammography screening in Denmark
    My von Euler-Chelpin
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5 opg B, Postboks 2099, 1014, København K, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:203-9. 2006
    ..Behind the urban-rural gradient in programme participation is an even greater gradient in programme protection...
  22. ncbi request reprint Fertility pattern does not explain social gradient in breast cancer in denmark
    Hella Danø
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 111:451-6. 2004
    ..For incidence, the gradient in the relative risk was 1.38, which changed to 1.26 when fertility history was incorporated and to 1.22 when socioeconomic group was also taken into account...
  23. pmc Mammographic density in birth cohorts of Danish women: a longitudinal study
    Sophie Sell Hellmann
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Cancer 13:409. 2013
    ..We explored trends in mammographic density across birth cohorts to gain further insight into possible time trends in women's mammographic density that might explain the historical increase in breast cancer incidence...
  24. ncbi request reprint Socio-demographic determinants of participation in mammography screening
    My von Euler-Chelpin
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 122:418-23. 2008
    ..All women in Copenhagen, irrespective of their socio-demographic characteristics, had low participation. Screening programmes have to find ways to handle this urbanity factor...
  25. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of breast cancer following different regimens of hormone replacement therapy frequently used in Europe
    Claudia Stahlberg
    Department of Gynecology, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 109:721-7. 2004
    ..048). The European traditional HRT regimens were associated with an increased risk of breast cancer. The highest risk was found for the use of continuous combined estrogen and progestin...
  26. ncbi request reprint Minimizing misclassification of hormone users at mammography screening
    Sisse Helle Njor
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Østre Farimagsgade 5, DK 1014 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 124:2159-65. 2009
    ..It should be stressed that these results come from a single clinic, and replication in other observational and/or experimental studies is warranted...
  27. ncbi request reprint Performance of combined clinical mammography and needle biopsy: a nationwide study from Denmark
    Allan Jensen
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    APMIS 114:884-92. 2006
    ..In discordant cases, our results showed that any of the two tests with a suspicious or malignant result indicated a high risk of cancer, and excisional diagnostic biopsy therefore still has an important role to play...
  28. ncbi request reprint Mortality of non-participants in cervical screening: Register-based cohort study
    Pierre Antoine Dugué
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 134:2674-82. 2014
    ..These results indicate that improper control for the selective uptake of cervical screening may result in overestimating its effectiveness...
  29. doi request reprint Seventeen-years overview of breast cancer inside and outside screening in Denmark
    Laia Domingo
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 52:48-56. 2013
    ..We aimed to analyze 17 years of breast cancer detection rates inside and outside screening in two Danish regions, emphasizing the influence of organizational differences of screening programs on the outcomes...
  30. ncbi request reprint Estimating the benefits of mammography screening: the impact of study design
    Anne Helene Olsen
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Epidemiology 18:487-92. 2007
    ..We report here on a cohort study of the effect of routine mammography on breast cancer mortality, and illustrate how variations in the analytic approach can affect the conclusions...
  31. ncbi request reprint Predicting the risk of a false-positive test for women following a mammography screening programme
    Sisse Helle Njor
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farigmagsgade 5, opg B, DK 1014 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    J Med Screen 14:94-7. 2007
    ..To test the method, we used data from two well-established, organized mammography screening programmes offering biennial screening to women aged 50-69 years in Copenhagen and Fyn, Denmark...
  32. doi request reprint Type of hormone therapy and risk of misclassification at mammography screening
    Sisse H Njor
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Menopause 18:171-7. 2011
    ..We studied whether the risk of misclassification depends on type of hormone, administration, regimen, and dose of the therapy...
  33. doi request reprint Performance of systematic and non-systematic ('opportunistic') screening mammography: a comparative study from Denmark
    Kristine Bihrmann
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5, opg B, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    J Med Screen 15:23-6. 2008
    ..Evaluation and comparison of the performance of organized and opportunistic screening mammography...
  34. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Human Papillomavirus infection in unselected SurePath samples using the APTIMA HPV mRNA assay
    Matejka Rebolj
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Mol Diagn 15:670-7. 2013
    ..The high proportions of women testing positive suggest that in countries with a high HPV prevalence, caution will be needed if HPV tests, including mRNA-based tests, are to replace LBC. ..
  35. ncbi request reprint Performance of clinical mammography: a nationwide study from Denmark
    Allan Jensen
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 119:183-91. 2006
    ..Our data indicate that to increase the accuracy of clinical mammography at the community level, the presence of an experienced radiologist should be prioritized ahead of raising the clinic size...
  36. doi request reprint Register-based studies of cancer screening effects
    My von Euler-Chelpin
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 39:158-64. 2011
    ..The aim with this study was to give an overview of the available register-based research regarding these two programmes, to demonstrate the usefulness of data from the national registers...
  37. ncbi request reprint Use of census data for construction of fertility history for Danish women
    Hella Danø
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 32:435-41. 2004
    ..The authors constructed an extended fertility database for women born in Denmark from 1930 onwards by supplementing the existing Fertility Database with household data from the 1970 census...
  38. ncbi request reprint Causes of death behind low life expectancy of Danish women
    Rune Jacobsen
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 34:432-6. 2006
    ..The authors examined causes of death contributing to the relatively high mortality of Danish women born 1915-45, and evaluated the impact of smoking related causes of death...
  39. doi request reprint Long-term adherence to follow-up after treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia: nationwide population-based study
    Sidsel S Barken
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 92:852-7. 2013
    ..To measure adherence to annual follow-up among women treated for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia...
  40. doi request reprint Patterns of cervical coinfection with multiple human papilloma virus types in a screening population in Denmark
    Bryan Goldman
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Vaccine 31:1604-9. 2013
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus testing and genotyping in cervical screening
    Matejka Rebolj
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5, DK 1014 København K, Denmark
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 11:1023-31. 2011
    ..This problem will pose a major challenge for switching from cytology-based to HPV-based screening. The aim of this article is to discuss the role and the use of HPV tests and HPV genotyping in unvaccinated women...
  42. pmc Performance of diagnostic mammography differs in the United States and Denmark
    Allan Jensen
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 127:1905-12. 2010
    ..Performance of community-based diagnostic mammography settings varied markedly between the 2 countries, indicating that it can be further optimized...
  43. pmc Regional trends in breast cancer incidence and mortality in Denmark prior to mammographic screening
    A H Andreasen
    Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Br J Cancer 70:133-7. 1994
    ..Our study, however, underlies the difficulties inherent in the evaluation of screening programmes without internal control groups...
  44. ncbi request reprint Do changes in lymph node status distribution explain trends in survival of breast cancer patients in Denmark?
    Klaus Rostgaard
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:398-404. 2006
    ..Changes in lymph node status distribution explained half of the improvement in 5-year relative survival, and seem to be the single most important cause behind the improved survival of breast cancer patients in Denmark...
  45. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer mortality in mammographic screening in Europe: a review of incidence-based mortality studies
    Sisse Njor
    Department of Public Health, Post Doc, Centre for Epidemiology and Screening, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Med Screen 19:33-41. 2012
    ..IBM studies include only breast cancer deaths occurring in women with breast cancer diagnosed after their first invitation to screening...
  46. doi request reprint False-positive Human Papillomavirus DNA tests in cervical screening: it is all in a definition
    Matejka Rebolj
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5, 1014 København K, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer 47:255-61. 2011
    ..The aim of this paper was to illustrate how the narrow definition affected the measured adverse effects of HPV DNA screening compared with cytology screening...
  47. doi request reprint Data on education: from population statistics to epidemiological research
    Palle Bo Pallesen
    Institute of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 38:177-83. 2010
    ..Level of education is in many fields of research used as an indicator of social status...
  48. ncbi request reprint Do nonattenders in mammography screening programmes seek mammography elsewhere?
    Allan Jensen
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 113:464-70. 2005
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Balancing sensitivity and specificity: sixteen year's of experience from the mammography screening programme in Copenhagen, Denmark
    Nicolai Utzon-Frank
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Østre Farimagsgade 5, DK 1014 Copenhagen K, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol 35:393-8. 2011
    ..Changes over time were related to organisation and technology...
  50. pmc Breast cancer mortality in Copenhagen after introduction of mammography screening: cohort study
    Anne Helene Olsen
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, DK 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
    BMJ 330:220. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effect on breast cancer mortality during the first 10 years of the mammography service screening programme that was introduced in Copenhagen in 1991...
  51. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy and risk of breast cancer: the role of progestins
    Claudia Stahlberg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, H S Hvidovre Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:335-44. 2003
    ..This review focuses on studies published after the latest meta-analysis in 1997, with special attention given to the type of progestin used and the treatment mode, i.e., cyclical or continuous regimen...
  52. ncbi request reprint Women's death in Scandinavia--what makes Denmark different?
    Rune Jacobsen
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:117-21. 2004
    ..To compare the mortality for women in Sweden, Norway and Denmark in order to search for clues for the low life expectancy of Danish women...
  53. pmc Disagreement between human papillomavirus assays: an unexpected challenge for the choice of an assay in primary cervical screening
    Matejka Rebolj
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 9:e86835. 2014
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Outcomes in cervical screening using various cytology technologies: what's age got to do with it?
    Sidsel S Barken
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 22:367-73. 2013
    ..If corroborated with data from other laboratories, these findings call for caution in implementation of new cytology screening technologies...
  55. ncbi request reprint The problem of false-positive human papillomavirus DNA tests in cervical screening
    Matejka Rebolj
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5, DK 1014 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Curr Pharm Des 19:1439-49. 2013
    ..However, further studies are needed to determine how this definition could be revised while at the same time keeping the high negative predictive value of HPV testing...
  56. doi request reprint Restriction of human papillomavirus DNA testing in primary cervical screening to women above age 30: systematic review
    Matejka Rebolj
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 21:73-81. 2012
    ..Adverse effects were less common among women aged at least 30 years than among younger women. However, in older women HPV testing still led to more CIN1/CIN2 diagnoses and false-positive tests than cytology...
  57. doi request reprint Mammography activity in Norway 1983 to 2008
    Elsebeth Lynge
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 50:1062-7. 2011
    ..We collected data on pre-program screening activity, and in view of this activity we evaluated the potential impact of the program on breast cancer mortality in Norway...
  58. ncbi request reprint Prostate cancer is not increased in men with vasectomy in denmark
    Elsebeth Lynge
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Urol 168:488-90. 2002
    ..The risk of prostate cancer after vasectomy was studied using population based register data from Denmark...
  59. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and breast cancer in Denmark
    Hella Danø
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Statistics Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 32:218-24. 2003
    ..We addressed these questions by studying the socioeconomic distribution of breast cancer incidence and breast cancer mortality in Danish women during the last 25 years...
  60. doi request reprint Determinants of participation in colorectal cancer screening with faecal occult blood testing
    My von Euler-Chelpin
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, 1014 Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Public Health (Oxf) 32:395-405. 2010
    ..In terms of lowering the colorectal cancer mortality, high participation rates are essential, and therefore it is important to understand the barriers to FOBT screening...
  61. ncbi request reprint Trends in sickness absence in Denmark
    Kristina Johansen
    University of Copenhagen, Institute of Public Health, Østerfarimagsgade 5, opg B, Postboks 2099, 1014 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Scand J Work Environ Health 35:334-41. 2009
    ..Using sickness absence data from Denmark, we aimed to show whether this assumption holds true or not...
  62. doi request reprint The Spanish flu in Denmark
    Ida Viktoria Kolte
    Institute of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Infect Dis 40:538-46. 2008
    ..The background for the better outcome in children aged 1-15 y as well as for the disease immunity in the elderly population should be further investigated...
  63. doi request reprint Immunosuppression and risk of cervical cancer
    Pierre Antoine Dugué
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5, DK 1014 København K, Denmark
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 13:29-42. 2013
    ..Identifying those groups of women likely to fail in clearing persistent human papillomavirus infections would help individualize screening guidelines and target immune-associated factors in the cervical cancer etiology...
  64. doi request reprint Introduction of human papillomavirus vaccination in Nordic countries
    Bente Braad Sander
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5, DK 1014 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Vaccine 30:1425-33. 2012
    ..The aim of this paper was to provide an update of the current status of introduction of HPV vaccine into the childhood vaccination programs in this region...
  65. pmc Human papillomavirus testing in primary cervical screening and the cut-off level for hybrid capture 2 tests: systematic review
    Matejka Rebolj
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5, DK 1014 København K, Denmark
    BMJ 342:d2757. 2011
    ..To determine the trade-off between the sensitivity and the specificity for high grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia at hybrid capture 2 cut-off values above the standard ≥ 1 relative light units/cut-off level (rlu/co)...
  66. doi request reprint Decision making and co-operation between stakeholders within the process of sick leave. A case study in a Danish municipality
    Kristina Johansen
    University of Copenhagen, Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark E mail
    J Interprof Care 25:59-65. 2011
    ..Rather than forcing co-operation, policymakers should increase the stakeholders' abilities and improve the conditions that create the low level of trust and hamper the willingness to co-operate...
  67. pmc Incidence of cervical cancer after several negative smear results by age 50: prospective observational study
    Matejka Rebolj
    Erasmus MC, Department of Public Health, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 338:b1354. 2009
    ..To determine the incidence of cervical cancer after several negative cervical smear tests at different ages...
  68. ncbi request reprint Early outcome of mammography screening in Copenhagen 1991-99
    I Vejborg
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, H S Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Med Screen 9:115-9. 2002
    ..To evaluate the early outcome of an organised mammography screening programme in an area with little opportunistic screening...
  69. ncbi request reprint Age-period-cohort modelling of breast cancer incidence in the Nordic countries
    K Rostgaard
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, DK 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Stat Med 20:47-61. 2001
    ....
  70. pmc Incomplete follow-up of positive HPV tests: overview of randomised controlled trials on primary cervical screening
    M Rebolj
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5, DK 1014 København K, Denmark
    Br J Cancer 103:310-4. 2010
    ..We assessed the compliance and its impact on > or =CIN3 detection in all eight randomised controlled trials (RCT) with published baseline-round data...
  71. ncbi request reprint Tumour size distribution in mammography screening
    S H Njor
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, DK 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Breast 14:329-32. 2005
    ..We recommend that the entire tumour size distribution is used to evaluate the ability of a programme to detect small breast cancers, instead of only point estimates as has previously been the practice...
  72. pmc Long term mortality trends behind low life expectancy of Danish women
    R Jacobsen
    Institute of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:205-8. 2002
    ..To examine the long time mortality trends of women in Denmark...
  73. pmc Breast density and outcome of mammography screening: a cohort study
    A H Olsen
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Br J Cancer 100:1205-8. 2009
    ..81) for BC incidence, 0.60 (95% CI 0.43-0.84) for case fatality, and 1.78 (95% CI 1.17-2.72) for BC mortality. The study shows that BC in women with M/D breasts is more frequent, but on average less severe, than in women with F breasts...
  74. pmc Use of history science methods in exposure assessment for occupational health studies
    K Johansen
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, DK 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Occup Environ Med 62:434-41. 2005
    ..To show the power of history science methods for exposure assessment in occupational health studies, using the dry cleaning industry in Denmark around 1970 as the example...
  75. pmc Breast cancer incidence after the start of mammography screening in Denmark
    A H Olsen
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Br J Cancer 88:362-5. 2003
    ..Inclusion of screen-detected ductal carcinoma in situ cases did not change these results. The experiences from Copenhagen and Fyn show that organised mammography screening can operate without overdiagnosis of breast cancer...
  76. doi request reprint Non-participation in screening: the case of cervical cancer in Denmark
    Pierre Antoine Dugué
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5, 1014 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Prev Med 54:266-9. 2012
    ..To determine the impact of comprehensiveness of cytology registration on the proportion of cervical cancer patients without a recent screening history...
  77. doi request reprint Frequency of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia treatment in a well-screened population
    Sidsel Svennekjaer Barken
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 130:2438-44. 2012
    ..Screening, though effective in reducing the incidence of cervical cancer, leads also to a considerable burden of CIN treatment. Future trends in CIN treatment should be closely monitored...
  78. ncbi request reprint Clinical impact of introduction of mammography screening in a non-screening country with special reference to the Copenhagen service mammography screening programme
    U B Tange
    Department of Oncology, Rigshospitalet University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Surg 91:293-303. 2002
  79. pmc Breast cancer with different prognostic characteristics developing in Danish women using hormone replacement therapy
    C Stahlberg
    Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Juliane Marie Centre, H S Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Br J Cancer 91:644-50. 2004
    ..For receptor status, the risk with HRT was statistically significantly higher for hormone receptor-positive breast cancer compared to receptor-negative breast cancer...
  80. ncbi request reprint Controlling sickness absence: a study of changes in the Danish sickness absence legislation since 1973
    Kristina Johansen
    University of Copenhagen, Institute of Public Health, Østerfarimagsgade 5, opg B, Postboks 2099, DK 1014 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Health Policy 86:109-18. 2008
    ..To outline the principles underlying changes overtime in entitlement to sickness absence benefit in Denmark...
  81. doi request reprint Intentions and realities in rehabilitation service in Denmark
    Palle Bo Pallesen
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    J Soc Work Disabil Rehabil 10:82-95. 2011
    ..The findings indicated that rehabilitation benefits were not paid only for planned rehabilitation periods, and that not all recipients followed the legally required plan...
  82. ncbi request reprint [Cervical cancer screening]
    Elsebeth Lynge
    Institut for Folkesundhedsvidenskab, Panum Instituttet, Københavns Universitet, Blegdamsvej 3, DK 2200 København N
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:171-3. 2002
  83. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy and risk of breast cancer: the role of progestins
    Claudia Stahlberg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, H S Hvidovre Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:335-44. 2003
    ..This review focuses on studies published after the latest meta-analysis in 1997, with special attention given to the type of progestin used and the treatment mode, i.e. cyclical or continuous regimen...
  84. ncbi request reprint Compliance with European guidelines for diagnostic mammography in a decentralized health-care setting
    A Jensen
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Radiol 46:140-7. 2005
    ..To evaluate the compliance of Danish mammography clinics with requirements concerning organization, activity volume, and assessment procedures from two European guidelines for quality assurance in diagnostic mammography (EUSOMA and EUREF)...
  85. ncbi request reprint A modified Nottingham prognostic index for breast cancer patients diagnosed in Denmark 1978-1994
    K Rostgaard
    University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 40:838-43. 2001
    ....
  86. doi request reprint Employment effects of the Danish rehabilitation benefit
    Palle B Pallesen
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 40:325-32. 2012
    ..As benefits constitute a burden for tax payers, attention has been given to measure the effect. We used register data to assess the employment effect of rehabilitation benefit; the most liberal social benefit in Denmark...
  87. doi request reprint Determinants of successful implementation of population-based cancer screening programmes
    Elsebeth Lynge
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer 48:743-8. 2012
    ..Successful implementation of a cancer screening programme requires societal acceptance and local ownership along with the best evidence-based practise and verification of adequate performance in each phase of implementation...
  88. ncbi request reprint Contraceptive use in random samples of Greenlandic and Danish women--changes from 1986 to 1988
    S K Kjaer
    Danish Cancer Registry, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Soc Med 19:39-43. 1991
    ..This pattern was independent of the lifetime number of sexual partners. Neither in Greenland nor in Denmark did the mean lifetime number of sexual partners change from 1986 to 1988...
  89. ncbi request reprint [Mammography screening in the county of Copenhagen. Results of the first three screening rounds]
    Ulla Brix Tange
    Onkologisk Klinik 5073, Finsencentret, H S Rigshospitalet, DK 2100 København
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:1048-52. 2002
    ..Biennial service mammography screening for breast cancer has been offered to women aged 50-69 years in the municipality of Copenhagen since 1991. We report the results of the first three invitation rounds...
  90. ncbi request reprint [Mammographic screening in the municipality of Copenhagen 1991-1997. Evaluation of the preoperative assessment]
    Lone Bech Christensen
    Patologiafdelingen, Diagnostisk Center, H S Rigshospitalet, DK 2100 København Ø
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:191-5. 2002
    ..Quality indicators were: validity of the fine-needle aspiration cytology, rate of malignant to benign surgery, and frequency of one-step surgery for malignant lesions...
  91. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer incidence and mortality in the Nordic capitals, 1970-1998. Trends related to mammography screening programmes
    Sven Törnberg
    Cancer Screening Unit, Oncologic Centre, Karolinska University Hospital, S 171 76, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 45:528-35. 2006
    ..The study showed that the population-based breast cancer mortality trend is too crude a measure to detect the effect of screening on breast cancer mortality during the first years after the start of a programme...
  92. ncbi request reprint [Mammographic screening in the county of Copenhagen. Clinical consequences of the first three screening rounds]
    Ulla Brix Tange
    Onkologisk Klinik 5073, Finsencentret, H S Rigshospitalet, DK 2100 København
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:1036-40. 2002
    ..The results were compared to breast cancer cases before initiation of screening. The comparison concerns prognostic factors and the treatment-related consequences...
  93. ncbi request reprint Alcohol drinking may increase risk of breast cancer in men: a European population-based case-control study
    Pascal Guénel
    INSERM, Unité 170, 16 Avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif Cedex, France
    Cancer Causes Control 15:571-80. 2004
    ..We have investigated the role of alcohol drinking in male breast cancer using data collected in a population-based case-control study on seven rare cancers, conducted in Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, and Sweden...
  94. ncbi request reprint [Benefits of breast cancer screening]
    Elsebeth Lynge
    Ugeskr Laeger 169:1481; author reply 1481. 2007
  95. pmc Cancer mortality in workers exposed to organochlorine compounds in the pulp and paper industry: an international collaborative study
    David McLean
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France Center for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1007-12. 2006
    ....
  96. ncbi request reprint A pooled analysis of bladder cancer case-control studies evaluating smoking in men and women
    Diana Puente
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Municipal Institute of Medical Research IMIM, 80 Dr Aiguader Rd, Barcelona, 08003, Spain
    Cancer Causes Control 17:71-9. 2006
    ..We pooled primary data from 14 case-control studies of bladder cancer from Europe and North America and evaluated differences in risk of smoking by gender...
  97. ncbi request reprint Occupational risks for uveal melanoma results from a case-control study in nine European countries
    Jean Michel Lutz
    Registre Genevois des Tumeurs, Geneva, Switzerland
    Cancer Causes Control 16:437-47. 2005
    ..Uveal melanoma is a rare disease with poor prognosis and largely unknown etiology. We studied potential occupational risk factors...
  98. ncbi request reprint [Overdiagnosis and overtreatment of breast cancer]
    Jens Peter Garne
    Ugeskr Laeger 170:2044; author reply 2045. 2008
  99. ncbi request reprint [Overdiagnosis and overtreatment of breast cancer 2]
    Jens Peter Garne
    Ugeskr Laeger 170:2596; author reply 2596. 2008
  100. ncbi request reprint [Overdiagnosis or wrong statement method?]
    Sisse Helle Njor
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:2800; author reply 2800-1. 2004
  101. ncbi request reprint [Mammography screening without overdiagnosis]
    Anne Helene Olsen
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:3737; author reply 3737-8. 2004