F Bray

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Affiliation: International Agency for Research on Cancer
Country: France

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Age-incidence curves of nasopharyngeal carcinoma worldwide: bimodality in low-risk populations and aetiologic implications
    Freddie Bray
    The Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population Based Cancer Research, Montebello, N 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2356-65. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Trends in cervical squamous cell carcinoma incidence in 13 European countries: changing risk and the effects of screening
    Freddie Bray
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:677-86. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Estimates of cancer incidence and mortality in Europe in 1995
    F Bray
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Eur J Cancer 38:99-166. 2002
  4. pmc The changing global patterns of female breast cancer incidence and mortality
    Freddie Bray
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Breast Cancer Res 6:229-39. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Practical implications of imposing a new world standard population
    Freddie Bray
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Causes Control 13:175-82. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Ovarian cancer in Europe: Cross-sectional trends in incidence and mortality in 28 countries, 1953-2000
    Freddie Bray
    Descriptive Epidemiology Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 113:977-90. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The comprehensive cancer monitoring programme in Europe
    F Bray
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Eur J Public Health 13:61-6. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Going up or coming down? The changing phases of the lung cancer epidemic from 1967 to 1999 in the 15 European Union countries
    F Bray
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Eur J Cancer 40:96-125. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Estimates of the worldwide mortality from 25 cancers in 1990
    P Pisani
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 83:18-29. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Endometrial cancer incidence trends in Europe: underlying determinants and prospects for prevention
    Freddie Bray
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population Based Cancer Research, Montebello, N 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1132-42. 2005

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Publications33

  1. doi request reprint Age-incidence curves of nasopharyngeal carcinoma worldwide: bimodality in low-risk populations and aetiologic implications
    Freddie Bray
    The Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population Based Cancer Research, Montebello, N 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2356-65. 2008
    ..A modified model for NPC tumor development is proposed on the basis of these observations...
  2. ncbi request reprint Trends in cervical squamous cell carcinoma incidence in 13 European countries: changing risk and the effects of screening
    Freddie Bray
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:677-86. 2005
    ..Further investigation of the effectiveness of opportunistic screening is warranted as is the observation of differing risk patterns in young cohorts in countries with relatively similar societal structures...
  3. ncbi request reprint Estimates of cancer incidence and mortality in Europe in 1995
    F Bray
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Eur J Cancer 38:99-166. 2002
    ..In particular, there is a clear urgency to combat the ongoing tobacco epidemic, now prevalent in much of Europe, particularly in the Eastern countries...
  4. pmc The changing global patterns of female breast cancer incidence and mortality
    Freddie Bray
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Breast Cancer Res 6:229-39. 2004
    ..The observations are discussed in the context of the numerous aetiological factors, as well as the impact of screening and advances in treatment and disease management in high-resource settings...
  5. ncbi request reprint Practical implications of imposing a new world standard population
    Freddie Bray
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Causes Control 13:175-82. 2002
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  6. ncbi request reprint Ovarian cancer in Europe: Cross-sectional trends in incidence and mortality in 28 countries, 1953-2000
    Freddie Bray
    Descriptive Epidemiology Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 113:977-90. 2005
    ..The declining mortality trends can also in part be ascribed to improvements in treatment...
  7. ncbi request reprint The comprehensive cancer monitoring programme in Europe
    F Bray
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Eur J Public Health 13:61-6. 2003
    ..Drawing upon expertise from other European centres and networks, the Comprehensive Cancer Monitoring Programme in Europe project (CaMon) provides a central information resource of the cancer profile in European populations...
  8. ncbi request reprint Going up or coming down? The changing phases of the lung cancer epidemic from 1967 to 1999 in the 15 European Union countries
    F Bray
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Eur J Cancer 40:96-125. 2004
    ..It is imperative that anti-tobacco strategies urgently target women living in the EU, in order to halt their rapidly increasing risk of lung cancer, and prevent unnecessary, premature deaths among future generations of women...
  9. ncbi request reprint Estimates of the worldwide mortality from 25 cancers in 1990
    P Pisani
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 83:18-29. 1999
    ..Our results indicate the potential impact of preventive practices. It is estimated that 20% of all cancer deaths (1 million) could be prevented by eliminating tobacco smoking. Infectious agents account for a further 16% of deaths...
  10. ncbi request reprint Endometrial cancer incidence trends in Europe: underlying determinants and prospects for prevention
    Freddie Bray
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population Based Cancer Research, Montebello, N 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1132-42. 2005
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  11. ncbi request reprint Do testicular seminoma and nonseminoma share the same etiology? Evidence from an age-period-cohort analysis of incidence trends in eight European countries
    Freddie Bray
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Montebello, Oslo
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:652-8. 2006
    ..Trends in seminoma and nonseminoma conform to largely the same temporal patterns on this scale, implying that they share important etiologic factors...
  12. pmc Estimation and projection of the national profile of cancer mortality in China: 1991-2005
    L Yang
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Br J Cancer 90:2157-66. 2004
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  13. ncbi request reprint Estimates of the world-wide prevalence of cancer for 25 sites in the adult population
    Paola Pisani
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 97:72-81. 2002
    ..In the long-term period however different demographic patterns with long-life expectancy in high-income countries determine a higher prevalence in these areas even for relatively uncommon cancer sites such as the cervix...
  14. ncbi request reprint Global cancer statistics, 2002
    D Max Parkin
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    CA Cancer J Clin 55:74-108. 2005
    ..Most of the international variation is due to exposure to known or suspected risk factors related to lifestyle or environment, and provides a clear challenge to prevention...
  15. ncbi request reprint Geographic and temporal variations in cancer of the corpus uteri: incidence and mortality in pre- and postmenopausal women in Europe
    Freddie Bray
    Non communicable Disease Epidemiology Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 117:123-31. 2005
    ..These are discussed, as are the prospects for preventing the disease...
  16. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer in Europe in 2000: epidemiology, prevention, and early detection
    Jerzy E Tyczynski
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Lancet Oncol 4:45-55. 2003
    ..Although cure rates for such lesions are very good, there is to date no evidence for effectiveness of mass-screening strategies...
  17. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer mortality patterns in selected Central, Eastern and Southern European countries
    Jerzy E Tyczynski
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 109:598-610. 2004
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  18. ncbi request reprint International lung cancer trends by histologic type: male:female differences diminishing and adenocarcinoma rates rising
    Susan S Devesa
    Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Cancer 117:294-9. 2005
    ..Renewed efforts toward cessation and prevention are mandatory to curb the prevalence of cigarette smoking and to reduce lung cancer rates eventually...
  19. ncbi request reprint Trends in testicular cancer incidence and mortality in 22 European countries: continuing increases in incidence and declines in mortality
    Freddie Bray
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Cancer 118:3099-111. 2006
    ..The first beneficiaries of therapy in these populations may be those men born--rather than diagnosed--in the era of major breakthrough in testicular cancer care...
  20. ncbi request reprint Time trends in the registration of Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphomas in Europe
    Peter Adamson
    Epidemiology and Genetics Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Seebohm Rowntree Building, Alcuin Area 3, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Eur J Cancer 43:391-401. 2007
    ..Overall, there are increases in the numbers of NHL registrations made with a corresponding decrease in HL. In recent history, however, there is a suggestion that the rate of increase is less and stable...
  21. doi request reprint International trends in lung cancer incidence by histological subtype: adenocarcinoma stabilizing in men but still increasing in women
    J Lortet-Tieulent
    Section of Cancer Information, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Lung Cancer 84:13-22. 2014
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Sheep and goats: separating cervix and corpus uteri from imprecisely coded uterine cancer deaths, for studies of geographical and temporal variations in mortality
    A H Loos
    Descriptive Epidemiology Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150, cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon 08, France
    Eur J Cancer 40:2794-803. 2004
    ..Our results show that any sensible analysis of time trends must involve procedures for correcting for unspecified and misclassified uterine cancer deaths. The modified data are available at ...
  23. doi request reprint Prostate cancer incidence and mortality trends in 37 European countries: an overview
    F Bray
    Cancer Information Section, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Eur J Cancer 46:3040-52. 2010
    ..The increase in mortality observed in the Baltic region and in several Central and Eastern European countries appear to reflect a real increase in risk and requires further monitoring...
  24. ncbi request reprint Incidence and mortality from stomach cancer in Japan, Slovenia and the USA
    Rene Lambert
    Department of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 97:811-8. 2002
    ..This is attributed to the policy of early detection of stomach cancer, with the inclusion of intramucosal lesions of favorable prognosis and explains why mortality decreased faster than incidence during the period...
  25. ncbi request reprint Predicting the future burden of cancer
    Freddie Bray
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population based Research, Montebello, Oslo, 0310, Norway
    Nat Rev Cancer 6:63-74. 2006
    ..Intrinsic to their interpretation, however, is an understanding of the forces that drive time trends. We explain how and why cancer predictions are made, with examples to illustrate the concepts in practice...
  26. ncbi request reprint Interpreting trends in prostate cancer incidence and mortality in the five Nordic countries
    Rune Kvåle
    The Cancer Registry of Norway, 0310 Oslo, Norway
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1881-7. 2007
    ..Although other explanatory factors may be in operation, these trends are consistent with a moderate effect of increased curative treatment of early diagnosed prostate cancer and improved treatment of more advanced disease...
  27. ncbi request reprint Interpreting the international trends in testicular seminoma and nonseminoma incidence
    Freddie Bray
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population Based Cancer Research, Montebello, N 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 3:532-43. 2006
    ..The findings presented are related to current theories and evidence regarding the determinants of testicular germ cell cancer...
  28. ncbi request reprint Incidence trends of adenocarcinoma of the cervix in 13 European countries
    Freddie Bray
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Montebello, Oslo
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2191-9. 2005
    ..Screening may have had at least some impact in reducing cervical adenocarcinoma incidence in several countries during the 1990s...
  29. ncbi request reprint Increasing mortality rates of common malignancies in Colombia: an emerging problem
    Marion Piñeros
    Grupo Area Salud Pública, Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia, Bogota, Colombia
    Cancer 101:2285-92. 2004
    ..The current article described some aspects of the evolution of cancer mortality in Colombia and, in particular, highlighted the trends for the most common causes of cancer death in Colombia...
  30. ncbi request reprint Pleural mesothelioma incidence in Europe: evidence of some deceleration in the increasing trends
    Fabio Montanaro
    Mesothelioma Registry of Liguria, Unit of Environmental Epidemiology and Applied Biostatistics, National Cancer Research Institute IST, Genova, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 14:791-803. 2003
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of colorectal cancer in Norway]
    Freddie Bray
    Institutt for populasjonsbasert kreftforskning, Kreftregisteret, 0310 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:2682-7. 2007
    ..This paper provides an overview of the incidence, mortality and survival of colorectal cancer in Norway; it discusses known and assumed causality and the prospects for prevention, screening and treatment...
  32. ncbi request reprint Chapter 2: The burden of HPV-related cancers
    D Maxwell Parkin
    Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit, Richard Doll Building, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford, UK
    Vaccine 24:S3/11-25. 2006
    ..We also present trends in incidence and mortality of these cancers in the past, and consider their likely future evolution...
  33. doi request reprint Strengthening prevention programs to eliminate cervical cancer in the Nordic countries
    Lena Dillner
    WHO Global Reference Laboratory for HPV Diagnosis and Control, Department of Clinical Microbiology, University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:489-98. 2008
    ..The same principles as set up for organized programs and new HPV technologies may apply for screening and vaccination as key tools to eliminate cervical cancer in the Nordic countries and globally...