Joachim Schüz

Summary

Affiliation: International Agency for Research on Cancer
Country: France

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Birth order and risk of childhood cancer in the Danish birth cohort of 1973-2010
    Joachim Schüz
    Section of Environment and Radiation, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372, Lyon, France
    Cancer Causes Control 26:1575-82. 2015
  2. pmc Studying the impact of early life exposures to pesticides on the risk of testicular germ cell tumors during adulthood (TESTIS project): study protocol
    Rémi Béranger
    unité cancer et environnement, Centre Leon Berard, 28 rue Laennec, 69373 Lyon, 08 Cedex, France
    BMC Cancer 14:563. 2014
  3. pmc Extremely low-frequency magnetic fields and survival from childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: an international follow-up study
    J Schüz
    1 Section of Environment and Radiation, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon, France 2 Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Blood Cancer J 2:e98. 2012
  4. pmc Childhood brain tumours and use of mobile phones: comparison of a case-control study with incidence data
    Denis Aydin
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Environ Health 11:35. 2012
  5. doi request reprint A retrospective cohort study of cancer mortality in employees of a Russian chrysotile asbestos mine and mills: study rationale and key features
    J Schüz
    Section of Environment and Radiation, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol 37:440-5. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Mayak workers study cohort. An inter-institutional comparison of causes of death in the cause-of-death register of Ozyorsk in the Russian Federation
    T V Azizova
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Section of Environment and Radiation, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Methods Inf Med 51:144-9. 2012
  7. pmc A precautionary public health protection strategy for the possible risk of childhood leukaemia from exposure to power frequency magnetic fields
    Myron Maslanyj
    Health Protection Agency, Chilton, Didcot, Oxfordshire OX110RQ, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:673. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Long-term mobile phone use and the risk of vestibular schwannoma: a Danish nationwide cohort study
    Joachim Schüz
    Section of Environment and Radiation, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Epidemiol 174:416-22. 2011
  9. pmc Sociodemographic factors and vestibular schwannoma: a Danish nationwide cohort study
    Joachim Schüz
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Neuro Oncol 12:1291-9. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Birth characteristics and Wilms tumors in children in the Nordic countries: a register-based case-control study
    Joachim Schüz
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 128:2166-73. 2011

Detail Information

Publications76

  1. doi request reprint Birth order and risk of childhood cancer in the Danish birth cohort of 1973-2010
    Joachim Schüz
    Section of Environment and Radiation, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372, Lyon, France
    Cancer Causes Control 26:1575-82. 2015
    ..Birth order has been used as a marker for various in utero or childhood exposures and is relatively straightforward to assess...
  2. pmc Studying the impact of early life exposures to pesticides on the risk of testicular germ cell tumors during adulthood (TESTIS project): study protocol
    Rémi Béranger
    unité cancer et environnement, Centre Leon Berard, 28 rue Laennec, 69373 Lyon, 08 Cedex, France
    BMC Cancer 14:563. 2014
    ..Reliable data on environmental exposure during this critical time period are sparse. Little is known on whether it could be a combined effect of early and later-life exposures...
  3. pmc Extremely low-frequency magnetic fields and survival from childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: an international follow-up study
    J Schüz
    1 Section of Environment and Radiation, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon, France 2 Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Blood Cancer J 2:e98. 2012
    ..76; CI, 0.44-1.33) or overall survival (HR=0.96; CI, 0.49-1.89). HRs varied little by subtype of ALL. In conclusion, ELF-MF exposure has no impact on the survival probability or risk of relapse in children with ALL...
  4. pmc Childhood brain tumours and use of mobile phones: comparison of a case-control study with incidence data
    Denis Aydin
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Environ Health 11:35. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint A retrospective cohort study of cancer mortality in employees of a Russian chrysotile asbestos mine and mills: study rationale and key features
    J Schüz
    Section of Environment and Radiation, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol 37:440-5. 2013
    ..Herein we describe the scientific rationale for conducting this study and the main features of its study design...
  6. doi request reprint Mayak workers study cohort. An inter-institutional comparison of causes of death in the cause-of-death register of Ozyorsk in the Russian Federation
    T V Azizova
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Section of Environment and Radiation, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Methods Inf Med 51:144-9. 2012
    ..Most workers were occupationally exposed to high doses of ionizing radiation and have been shown to have increased risks of various chronic diseases including cancer...
  7. pmc A precautionary public health protection strategy for the possible risk of childhood leukaemia from exposure to power frequency magnetic fields
    Myron Maslanyj
    Health Protection Agency, Chilton, Didcot, Oxfordshire OX110RQ, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:673. 2010
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Long-term mobile phone use and the risk of vestibular schwannoma: a Danish nationwide cohort study
    Joachim Schüz
    Section of Environment and Radiation, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Epidemiol 174:416-22. 2011
    ..Overall, no evidence was found that mobile phone use is related to the risk of vestibular schwannoma. Because of the usually slow growth of vestibular schwannoma and possible diagnostic delay, further surveillance is indicated...
  9. pmc Sociodemographic factors and vestibular schwannoma: a Danish nationwide cohort study
    Joachim Schüz
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Neuro Oncol 12:1291-9. 2010
    ..The magnitude of the differences in incidence rates across the groups of different socioeconomic indicators suggests a high potential for earlier diagnosis of VS by improving the awareness of early symptoms...
  10. doi request reprint Birth characteristics and Wilms tumors in children in the Nordic countries: a register-based case-control study
    Joachim Schüz
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 128:2166-73. 2011
    ..The higher risk of infants with low Apgar score might reflect hypoxia causing cell damage, adverse side effects of neonatal treatment or reverse causation as low Apgar score might indicate the presence of a tumor...
  11. doi request reprint Exposure to extremely low-frequency magnetic fields and the risk of childhood cancer: update of the epidemiological evidence
    Joachim Schüz
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Section of Environment and Radiation, Lyon, France
    Prog Biophys Mol Biol 107:339-42. 2011
    ..Ongoing research activities, mainly experimental and few new epidemiological studies, hopefully provide additional insight to bring clarity to a research area that has remained inconclusive...
  12. doi request reprint Mobile phone use and the risk of skin cancer: a nationwide cohort study in Denmark
    Aslak Harbo Poulsen
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 178:190-7. 2013
    ..54, 2.00). A similar risk pattern was seen among women, though it was based on smaller numbers. In this large, population-based cohort study, little evidence of an increased skin cancer risk was observed among mobile phone users. ..
  13. pmc Use of mobile phones and risk of brain tumours: update of Danish cohort study
    Patrizia Frei
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMJ 343:d6387. 2011
    ..To investigate the risk of tumours in the central nervous system among Danish mobile phone subscribers...
  14. doi request reprint Is there any interaction between domestic radon exposure and air pollution from traffic in relation to childhood leukemia risk?
    Elvira Vaclavik Bräuner
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1961-4. 2010
    ..In a recent population-based case-control study using 2,400 cases of childhood cancer, we found a statistically significant association between residential radon and acute lymphoblastic leukemia risk...
  15. doi request reprint Social inequality in incidence of and survival from cancer in a population-based study in Denmark, 1994-2003: Summary of findings
    Susanne Oksbjerg Dalton
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer 44:2074-85. 2008
    ..Our study shows that inequalities in cancer incidence and survival must be addressed in all aspects of public health, with interventions both to reduce incidence and to prolong survival...
  16. doi request reprint Mobile phone use and incidence of glioma in the Nordic countries 1979-2008: consistency check
    Isabelle Deltour
    Section of Environment and Radiation, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Epidemiology 23:301-7. 2012
    ..Correspondingly, lack of change in IRs would exclude certain magnitudes of risk. We investigated glioma IR trends in the Nordic countries, and compared the observed with expected incidence rates under various risk scenarios...
  17. doi request reprint Time trends in brain tumor incidence rates in Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, 1974-2003
    Isabelle Deltour
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:1721-4. 2009
    ..2% to 4.4%) among women. No change in incidence trends were observed from 1998 to 2003, the time when possible associations between mobile phone use and cancer risk would be informative about an induction period of 5-10 years...
  18. doi request reprint Socioeconomic position and surgery for early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer: A population-based study in Denmark
    Laila Kærgaard Starr
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Danish Cancer Society, 49 Strandboulevarden, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Lung Cancer 79:262-9. 2013
    ..To examine possible associations between socioeconomic position and surgical treatment of patients with early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  19. doi request reprint Social inequality and incidence of and survival from lung cancer in a population-based study in Denmark, 1994-2003
    Susanne Oksbjerg Dalton
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer 44:1989-95. 2008
    ..The relative 5-year survival after lung cancer was similarly low in most groups, 8% for men and 9% for women, except for groups of patients living in small apartments, with unknown tenure or schizophrenia and for divorced or single men...
  20. doi request reprint An international prospective cohort study of mobile phone users and health (Cosmos): design considerations and enrolment
    Joachim Schüz
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol 35:37-43. 2011
    ..The evidence from epidemiological studies published to date have not been consistent and, in particular, further studies are required to identify whether longer term (well beyond 10 years) RF exposure might pose some health risk...
  21. doi request reprint Testicular cancer incidence to rise by 25% by 2025 in Europe? Model-based predictions in 40 countries using population-based registry data
    Charlotte Le Cornet
    Section of Environment and Radiation, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France Unité Cancer et Environnement, Centre Leon Berard, 28 rue Laennec, 69373 Lyon Cedex 08, France Electronic address
    Eur J Cancer 50:831-9. 2014
    ....
  22. pmc Risk for leukaemia and brain and breast cancer among Danish utility workers: a second follow-up
    Christoffer Johansen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Occup Environ Med 64:782-4. 2007
    ..To update a study of risks for leukaemia, brain cancer and breast cancer in a Danish nationwide, population-based cohort of utility employees...
  23. doi request reprint Mortality among participants and non-participants in a prospective cohort study
    Signe Benzon Larsen
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 27:837-45. 2012
    ..Clear differences in mortality from all investigated causes of death were found between participants and non-participants, which persisted after up to 15 years of follow-up. Socioeconomic position had little effect on this result...
  24. doi request reprint Incidence of childhood central nervous system tumors in the Nordic countries
    Lisbeth Samsø Schmidt
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 56:65-9. 2011
    ..Large geographical and temporal variations in the incidence rates of CNS tumors have been reported. Increasing incidence rates would be a public health concern, as they might indicate increased exposure to environmental risk factors...
  25. doi request reprint Social inequality and incidence of and survival from cancer in a population-based study in Denmark, 1994-2003: Background, aims, material and methods
    Susanne Oksbjerg Dalton
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer 44:1938-49. 2008
    ..22 million persons, yielding almost 26 million person-years and 147,973 cancers. In this paper, we provide a detailed description of the indicators and the statistical methods, and we discuss the strengths and limitations of our approach...
  26. doi request reprint Home pesticide exposures and risk of childhood leukemia: Findings from the childhood leukemia international consortium
    Helen D Bailey
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Section of Environment and Radiation, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 137:2644-63. 2015
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Parental occupational paint exposure and risk of childhood leukemia in the offspring: findings from the Childhood Leukemia International Consortium
    Helen D Bailey
    Section of Environment and Radiation, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372, Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Causes Control 25:1351-67. 2014
    ..It has been suggested that parental occupational paint exposure around the time of conception or pregnancy increases the risk of childhood leukemia in the offspring...
  28. doi request reprint Analysis of three-dimensional SAR distributions emitted by mobile phones in an epidemiological perspective
    Isabelle Deltour
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Bioelectromagnetics 32:634-43. 2011
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Birthweight by gestational age and childhood cancer
    Joachim Schüz
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 18:655-63. 2007
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Fetal growth, preterm birth, neonatal stress and risk for CNS tumors in children: a Nordic population- and register-based case-control study
    Lisbeth Samsø Schmidt
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1042-52. 2010
    ..The peak incidence of central nervous system (CNS) tumors in childhood indicates that intrauterine or neonatal characteristics are potential risk factors or symptoms of early onset of disease...
  31. doi request reprint Home paint exposures and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: findings from the Childhood Leukemia International Consortium
    Helen D Bailey
    Section of Environment and Radiation, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372, Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Causes Control 26:1257-70. 2015
    ..It has been suggested that home paint exposure increases the risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Cellular telephone use and cancer risk: update of a nationwide Danish cohort
    Joachim Schüz
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1707-13. 2006
    ..The widespread use of cellular telephones has heightened concerns about possible adverse health effects. The objective of this study was to investigate cancer risk among Danish cellular telephone users who were followed for up to 21 years...
  33. doi request reprint Parental occupational exposure and risk of childhood central nervous system tumors: a pooled analysis of case-control studies from Germany, France, and the UK
    Catherine Huoi
    Section of Environment and Radiation, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372, Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Causes Control 25:1603-13. 2014
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Survival from childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in West Germany: does socio-demographic background matter?
    Friederike Erdmann
    Section of Environment and Radiation, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon, France Electronic address
    Eur J Cancer 50:1345-53. 2014
    ..Less is known about the relationship between socio-economic determinants and survival from paediatric ALL, studied here for the first time in German children...
  35. doi request reprint [Testicular germ cell tumours and early exposures to pesticides: The TESTEPERA pilot study]
    Rémi Béranger
    Centre Leon Berard, unité cancer et environnement, 28, rue Laennec, 69373 Lyon Cedex, France, Centre international de recherche sur le cancer, Section Environnement et Rayonnements, 150, cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex, France, Universite Claude Bernard Lyon 1, 43, Boulevard du 11 Novembre 1918, 69622 Villeurbanne Cedex, France
    Bull Cancer 101:225-35. 2014
    ..001) but not on the time period (p = 0.52). Our results support the feasibility of a case-control study focusing on the relation between TGCT and environmental pesticide exposures during early and later life...
  36. doi request reprint Statistical power of disease cluster and clustering tests for rare diseases: a simulation study of point sources
    Sven Schmiedel
    Institute for Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol 3:235-42. 2012
    ..In conclusion, spatial aggregation does not necessarily blur a clustering effect; this depends on the nature of clustering and the aggregated units...
  37. ncbi request reprint Exposure to magnetic fields and survival after diagnosis of childhood leukemia: a German cohort study
    Anne Louise Svendsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1167-71. 2007
    ..S. study. In all, the evidence is still based on small numbers, and a biological mechanism to explain the findings is not known...
  38. doi request reprint Testicular germ cell tumours and parental occupational exposure to pesticides: a register-based case-control study in the Nordic countries (NORD-TEST study)
    Charlotte Le Cornet
    Section of Environment and Radiation, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Lyon, France Unité Cancer et Environnement, Centre Leon Berard, Lyon, France
    Occup Environ Med 72:805-11. 2015
    ..This large-scale registry-based case-control study aimed to investigate the association between parental occupational exposure to pesticides and TGCT risk in their sons...
  39. ncbi request reprint Implications from epidemiologic studies on magnetic fields and the risk of childhood leukemia on protection guidelines
    Joachim Schüz
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Health Phys 92:642-8. 2007
    ..However, there are important lessons to learn, either with respect to the etiology of childhood leukemia or with respect to the need for improving epidemiological methods for the identification of presumably weak associations...
  40. pmc Risks for central nervous system diseases among mobile phone subscribers: a Danish retrospective cohort study
    Joachim Schüz
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 4:e4389. 2009
    ..Identification of the factors that result in a healthy cohort might be of interest for elucidation of the etiology of these diseases...
  41. doi request reprint An evaluation of exposure metrics in an epidemiologic study on radio and television broadcast transmitters and the risk of childhood leukemia
    Sven Schmiedel
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Bioelectromagnetics 30:81-91. 2009
    ..Thus, calculated RF-EMF is confirmed to be an appropriate exposure metric in large-scale epidemiological studies on broadcast transmitters...
  42. doi request reprint European Code against Cancer 4th Edition: Medical exposures, including hormone therapy, and cancer
    Søren Friis
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, 2100 Copenhagen, and Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Faculty of Health, Aarhus University Hospital, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol 39:S107-19. 2015
    ..This also pertains to cancer-preventive drugs, and self-medication with aspirin or other potential chemopreventive drugs is strongly discouraged because of the possibility of serious, potentially lethal, adverse events. ..
  43. ncbi request reprint Nighttime exposure to electromagnetic fields and childhood leukemia: an extended pooled analysis
    Joachim Schüz
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 166:263-9. 2007
    ..These results do not support the hypotheses that nighttime measures are more appropriate; hence, the observed association between ELF EMF and childhood leukemia still lacks a plausible explanation...
  44. doi request reprint Brain tumors in children and adolescents and exposure to animals and farm life: a multicenter case-control study (CEFALO)
    Jeppe Schultz Christensen
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1463-73. 2012
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint A comparison of self-reported cellular telephone use with subscriber data: agreement between the two methods and implications for risk estimation
    Joachim Schüz
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Bioelectromagnetics 28:130-6. 2007
    ..These limitations can be minimized in prospective follow-up studies...
  46. doi request reprint Testicular germ cell cancer incidence in an immigration perspective, Denmark, 1978 to 2003
    Sven Schmiedel
    Department of Growth and Reproduction, Copenhagen University Hospital Rigshospitalet NES, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Urol 183:1378-82. 2010
    ..Since recently rate stabilization was suggested, we determined whether it is due to an increasing number of immigrants at lower risk for this cancer...
  47. doi request reprint Quantifying the impact of selection bias caused by nonparticipation in a case-control study of mobile phone use
    Martine Vrijheid
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Ann Epidemiol 19:33-41. 2009
    ..To quantitatively assess the impact of selection bias caused by nonparticipation in a multinational case-control study of mobile phone use and brain tumor...
  48. ncbi request reprint The INTERPHONE study: design, epidemiological methods, and description of the study population
    Elisabeth Cardis
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372, Lyon, Cedex 08, France
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:647-64. 2007
    ..Particular attention was paid to estimating the amount and direction of potential recall and participation biases and their impact on the study results...
  49. doi request reprint CCDC26, CDKN2BAS, RTEL1 and TERT Polymorphisms in pediatric brain tumor susceptibility
    Maral Adel Fahmideh
    Unit of Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, Stockholm SE 171 77, Sweden, Neurogenetics Unit, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, and Center for Molecular Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm SE 171 76, Sweden, Section of Environment and Radiation, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel 4002, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel 4003, Switzerland, The Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo N 0304, Norway, National Institute of Occupational Health, Oslo NO 0033, Norway, Department of Oncology, University Children s Hospital of Zurich, Zurich 8091, Switzerland, Unit of Survivorship, The Danish Cancer Society Research Centre, Copenhagen DK 2100, Denmark, 5073 Oncology Clinic, Finsen Centre Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen DK 2100, Denmark, Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry
    Carcinogenesis 36:876-82. 2015
    ..Therefore, we suggest that pediatric and adult brain tumors might share common genetic risk factors and similar etiological pathways. ..
  50. doi request reprint Socioeconomic position and survival after lung cancer: Influence of stage, treatment and comorbidity among Danish patients with lung cancer diagnosed in 2004-2010
    Susanne O Dalton
    Danish Cancer Society Research Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 54:797-804. 2015
    ..We investigated whether SEP influenced receipt of first-line treatment and whether socioeconomic differences in survival could be explained by differences in stage, treatment and comorbidity...
  51. doi request reprint Extended cancer mortality follow-up of a German rubber industry cohort
    Jelle Vlaanderen
    Section of Environment and Radiation, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    J Occup Environ Med 55:966-72. 2013
    ..We extended follow-up of a cohort of German rubber industry workers (active or retired in 1981) by 9 years (1992 to 2000) to reassess previously observed cancer mortality risks...
  52. doi request reprint Africa's growing cancer burden: environmental and occupational contributions
    Valerie A McCormack
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Section of Environment and Radiation, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Epidemiol 36:1-7. 2012
    ..Control of cancer-causing infections and lifestyle-related carcinogens will play a significant role in prevention, but less often addressed are environmental and occupational contributions...
  53. ncbi request reprint Time trends in the incidence of acute lymphoblastic leukemia among children 1976-2002: a population-based Nordic study
    Anne Louise Svendsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Pediatr 151:548-50. 2007
    ..The incidence of acute lymphoblastic leukemia increased with the calendar period until 1983, and with the birth cohort until 1980, but incidence has been stable thereafter...
  54. doi request reprint Spatial clustering and space-time clusters of leukemia among children in Germany, 1987-2007
    Sven Schmiedel
    Institute for Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:627-33. 2010
    ..The results of this study do not provide support for the hypothesis of an infectious or a spatial environmental etiology of childhood leukemia...
  55. doi request reprint Electromagnetic fields and epidemiology: an overview inspired by the fourth course at the International School of Bioelectromagnetics
    Joachim Schüz
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Bioelectromagnetics 30:511-24. 2009
    ..In conclusion, epidemiological studies conducted with appropriate diligence can play a key role in finding the answers...
  56. doi request reprint Spatial clustering of leukemia and type 1 diabetes in children in Denmark
    Sven Schmiedel
    Institute for Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 22:849-57. 2011
    ....
  57. doi request reprint Domestic radon and childhood cancer in Denmark
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Epidemiology 19:536-43. 2008
    ..We tested the hypothesis that domestic radon exposure increases the risk for childhood cancer...
  58. doi request reprint European Code against Cancer, 4th Edition: Tobacco and cancer
    Maria E Leon
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France Electronic address
    Cancer Epidemiol 39:S20-33. 2015
    ..Do not use any form of tobacco"; (2) "Make your home smoke-free. Support smoke-free policies in your workplace". ..
  59. doi request reprint Are male immigrants in Denmark at lower or higher risk of tobacco-related cancers? A Danish nationwide cohort study
    Simon Ducarroz
    a International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Section of Environment and Radiation, Lyon, France
    Acta Oncol 54:1128-35. 2015
    ..We compared incidence rates of nine TRCs among male immigrants of first and second generation in Denmark with those among males of the native population...
  60. doi request reprint International trends in the incidence of malignant melanoma 1953-2008--are recent generations at higher or lower risk?
    Friederike Erdmann
    Section of Environment and Radiation, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 132:385-400. 2013
    ..Although our findings provide support that primary and secondary prevention can halt and reverse the observed increasing burden of melanoma, they also indicate that those prevention measures require further endorsement in many countries...
  61. doi request reprint 0373 Pooling case-control studies for enhanced evidence on occupational risk factors in lung cancer research - the SYNERGY project
    Ann Olsson
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, FranceThe Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 71:A46-7. 2014
    ....
  62. doi request reprint Maternal supplementation with folic acid and other vitamins and risk of leukemia in offspring: a Childhood Leukemia International Consortium study
    Catherine Metayer
    From the aUniversity of California, School of Public Health, Berkeley, CA bTelethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, West Perth, Western Australia cDean s Department and Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand dInserm, CESP Centre for research in Epidemiology and Population Health, Environmental epidemiology of cancer Team, Universite Paris Sud, Villejuif, France ePediatric Hematology Oncology Program, Research Program, Instituto Nacional de Cancer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil fInstituto Regional de Estudios en Sustancias Tóxicas IRET, Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica gDivision of Epidemiology Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics and Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN hInternational Agency for Research on Cancer, Section of Environment and Radiation, Lyon, France iDepartment of Hygiene, Epidemiology, and Medical Statistics, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece jResearch Department, Children s Cancer Hospital, Cairo, Egypt kSydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Japan
    Epidemiology 25:811-22. 2014
    ..Little is known regarding the association with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), a rarer subtype...
  63. pmc Occupational and environmental exposures associated with testicular germ cell tumours: systematic review of prenatal and life-long exposures
    Rémi Béranger
    unité cancer et environnement, Centre Leon Berard, Lyon, France Section of Environment and Radiation, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France Université Claude, Bernard, Lyon, France
    PLoS ONE 8:e77130. 2013
    ..The purpose of our review is to summarise the current state of knowledge on occupational and environmental factors thought to be associated with TGCT...
  64. doi request reprint Risk of neurological diseases among survivors of electric shocks: a nationwide cohort study, Denmark, 1968-2008
    Kathrine Grell
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Bioelectromagnetics 33:459-65. 2012
    ..These findings suggest an association between a single electric shock and increased risks for peripheral nerve diseases, migraines, vertigo, and epilepsy, but confirmation of these observations is needed...
  65. pmc Mobile phones and multiple sclerosis--a nationwide cohort study in Denmark
    Aslak Harbo Poulsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 7:e34453. 2012
    ..This deserves further attention, as does the increased long-term risk of MS among female subscribers, although small numbers and lack of consistency between genders prevent causal interpretation...
  66. doi request reprint Lost in laterality: interpreting ''preferred side of the head during mobile phone use and risk of brain tumour'' associations
    Joachim Schüz
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 37:664-7. 2009
    ....
  67. pmc AGRICOH: a consortium of agricultural cohorts
    Maria E Leon
    Section of Environment and Radiation, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:1341-57. 2011
    ....
  68. doi request reprint Childhood cancer incidence patterns by race, sex and age for 2000-2006: a report from the South African National Cancer Registry
    Friederike Erdmann
    Section of Environment and Radiation, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 136:2628-39. 2015
    ..More research is needed to understand the extent to which under-ascertainment and under-diagnosis of childhood cancers drives differences in observed rates. ..
  69. doi request reprint Family circumstances and survival from childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in West Germany
    Friederike Erdmann
    Section of Environment and Radiation, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon, France Electronic address
    Cancer Epidemiol 39:209-15. 2015
    ..Little is known about the relationship between family characteristics and survival from childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL), which we studied for the first time in German children...
  70. pmc Is previous respiratory disease a risk factor for lung cancer?
    Rachel Denholm
    1 International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 190:549-59. 2014
    ..Previous respiratory diseases have been associated with increased risk of lung cancer. Respiratory conditions often co-occur and few studies have investigated multiple conditions simultaneously...
  71. ncbi request reprint Cellular telephone use and risk of acoustic neuroma
    Helle Collatz Christensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 159:277-83. 2004
    ..The results of this prospective, population-based, nationwide study, which included a large number of long-term users of cellular telephones, do not support an association between cell phone use and risk of acoustic neuroma...
  72. pmc Meeting report: suggestions for studies on future health risks following the Fukushima accident
    Tomoko Inamasu
    Section of Environment and Radiation, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372, Lyon, Cedex 08, France
    Environ Health 14:26. 2015
    ....
  73. doi request reprint Parental occupational pesticide exposure and the risk of childhood leukemia in the offspring: findings from the childhood leukemia international consortium
    Helen D Bailey
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC, Section of Environment and Radiation, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Int J Cancer 135:2157-72. 2014
    ....
  74. doi request reprint 0365 Challenges to occupational cancer epidemiology in Qatar
    Ann Olsson
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, FranceKarolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 71:A45-6. 2014
    ..Assess exposures to occupational carcinogens in Qatar..
  75. doi request reprint Alcohol drinking and esophageal squamous cell carcinoma with focus on light-drinkers and never-smokers: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Farhad Islami
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 129:2473-84. 2011
    ..Light alcohol intake appears to be associated to ESCC mainly in studies in Asia, which suggests a possible role of genetic susceptibility factors...
  76. doi request reprint Integrated genetic and epigenetic analysis of bladder cancer reveals an additive diagnostic value of FGFR3 mutations and hypermethylation events
    Reza R Serizawa
    Institute of Cancer Biology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 129:78-87. 2011
    ..These results suggest an inverse correlation between FGFR3 mutations and hypermethylation events, which may be used to improve noninvasive, DNA-based detection of bladder cancer...