Volker Arndt

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Affiliation: German Cancer Research Center
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and premature mortality in physically heavily working men--a ten-year follow-up of 20,000 construction workers
    Volker Arndt
    German Cancer Research Center, Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Occup Environ Med 49:913-21. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of the impact of specific symptoms on quality of life in women with breast cancer 1 year after diagnosis
    Volker Arndt
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Cancer 107:2496-503. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Quality of life over 5 years in women with breast cancer after breast-conserving therapy versus mastectomy: a population-based study
    Volker Arndt
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Bergheimer Strasse 20, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 134:1311-8. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Protection from right- and left-sided colorectal neoplasms after colonoscopy: population-based study
    Hermann Brenner
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Bergheimer Str 20, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:89-95. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Cancer survival in Germany and the United States at the beginning of the 21st century: an up-to-date comparison by period analysis
    Adam Gondos
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 121:395-400. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Male sex and smoking have a larger impact on the prevalence of colorectal neoplasia than family history of colorectal cancer
    Michael Hoffmeister
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 8:870-6. 2010
  7. pmc Age-specific administration of chemotherapy and long-term quality of life in stage II and III colorectal cancer patients: a population-based prospective cohort
    Lina Jansen
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    Oncologist 16:1741-51. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Serum uric acid and risk of occupational disability: findings from a cohort study of male construction workers in Germany
    Heiner Claessen
    German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:1278-86. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Recent major progress in long-term cancer patient survival disclosed by modeled period analysis
    Hermann Brenner
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Bergheimer Str 20, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Clin Oncol 25:3274-80. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Meta-analysis: serum vitamin D and breast cancer risk
    Lu Yin
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Bergheimer Strasse 20, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Cancer 46:2196-205. 2010

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Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and premature mortality in physically heavily working men--a ten-year follow-up of 20,000 construction workers
    Volker Arndt
    German Cancer Research Center, Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Occup Environ Med 49:913-21. 2007
    ..Although obesity is clearly associated with diabetes and cardiovascular disease, health consequences of being mildly or moderately overweight are less clear in physically heavily working men...
  2. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of the impact of specific symptoms on quality of life in women with breast cancer 1 year after diagnosis
    Volker Arndt
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Cancer 107:2496-503. 2006
    ..The authors, therefore, aimed to identify symptoms most predictive of limitations to function and overall QOL in women with breast cancer after completion of primary therapy...
  3. doi request reprint Quality of life over 5 years in women with breast cancer after breast-conserving therapy versus mastectomy: a population-based study
    Volker Arndt
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Bergheimer Strasse 20, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 134:1311-8. 2008
    ..Therefore we compared QOL in women with breast cancer undergoing BCT versus women undergoing mastectomy over a 5-year period following primary surgery...
  4. doi request reprint Protection from right- and left-sided colorectal neoplasms after colonoscopy: population-based study
    Hermann Brenner
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Bergheimer Str 20, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:89-95. 2010
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  5. ncbi request reprint Cancer survival in Germany and the United States at the beginning of the 21st century: an up-to-date comparison by period analysis
    Adam Gondos
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 121:395-400. 2007
    ..Among these, differences between patients with breast and prostate cancer are probably due to more intensive screening activities...
  6. doi request reprint Male sex and smoking have a larger impact on the prevalence of colorectal neoplasia than family history of colorectal cancer
    Michael Hoffmeister
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 8:870-6. 2010
    ..Screening recommendations for colorectal cancer (CRC) commonly take family history but no other risk factors into account. We compared and assessed risk factors of colorectal polyps in a large population undergoing screening colonoscopy...
  7. pmc Age-specific administration of chemotherapy and long-term quality of life in stage II and III colorectal cancer patients: a population-based prospective cohort
    Lina Jansen
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    Oncologist 16:1741-51. 2011
    ..To investigate the age-specific pattern of administration of chemotherapy and its association with long-term survival and quality of life (QoL) in stage II and III colorectal cancer patients...
  8. doi request reprint Serum uric acid and risk of occupational disability: findings from a cohort study of male construction workers in Germany
    Heiner Claessen
    German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:1278-86. 2010
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  9. ncbi request reprint Recent major progress in long-term cancer patient survival disclosed by modeled period analysis
    Hermann Brenner
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Bergheimer Str 20, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Clin Oncol 25:3274-80. 2007
    ..To disclose most recent trends in long-term cancer patient survival...
  10. doi request reprint Meta-analysis: serum vitamin D and breast cancer risk
    Lu Yin
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Bergheimer Strasse 20, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Cancer 46:2196-205. 2010
    ..Further studies are needed to clarify the potential role and the relevant exposure time regarding vitamin D and breast cancer risk...
  11. ncbi request reprint Restrictions in quality of life in colorectal cancer patients over three years after diagnosis: a population based study
    Volker Arndt
    Department of Epidemiology, German Centre for Research on Ageing, Bergheimer Strasse 20, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Cancer 42:1848-57. 2006
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  12. doi request reprint Meta-analysis: Serum vitamin D and colorectal adenoma risk
    Lu Yin
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Bergheimer Strasse 20, Heidelberg, Germany
    Prev Med 53:10-6. 2011
    ..To perform a systematic review and meta-analysis of human studies on the association between serum 25 hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) and incident, sporadic colorectal adenoma (CRA) and CRA recurrence...
  13. doi request reprint Vitamin D receptor genotype rs731236 (Taq1) and breast cancer prognosis
    Laura Perna
    Corresponding Author Laura Perna, Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, INF 581 TP4, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:437-42. 2013
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  14. doi request reprint Meta-analysis of longitudinal studies: Serum vitamin D and prostate cancer risk
    Lu Yin
    German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol 33:435-45. 2009
    ..To review and summarize evidence from longitudinal studies on the association between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) and the risk of prostate cancer (PC)...
  15. doi request reprint Smoking habits and occupational disability: a cohort study of 14,483 construction workers
    Heiner Claessen
    German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, Bergheimer Strasse 20, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Occup Environ Med 67:84-90. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the influence of smoking habits on occupational disability among construction workers, an occupational group with particularly high smoking prevalence...
  16. doi request reprint Meta-analysis: Circulating vitamin D and ovarian cancer risk
    Lu Yin
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Bergheimer Strasse 20, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Gynecol Oncol 121:369-75. 2011
    ..To review and summarize evidence from longitudinal studies on the association between circulating 25 hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) and the risk of ovarian cancer (OC)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in patients with colorectal cancer 1 year after diagnosis compared with the general population: a population-based study
    Volker Arndt
    Department of Epidemiology, German Centre for Research on Aging, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Clin Oncol 22:4829-36. 2004
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life during the 10 years after diagnosis of colorectal cancer: a population-based study
    Lina Jansen
    German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Clin Oncol 29:3263-9. 2011
    ..To compare long-term quality of life (QoL) of colorectal cancer survivors with QoL in the general population and investigate changes in QoL of survivors during the 10 years after diagnosis...
  19. ncbi request reprint Persistence of restrictions in quality of life from the first to the third year after diagnosis in women with breast cancer
    Volker Arndt
    German Centre for Research on Ageing, Department of Epidemiology, Bergheimer Strasse 20, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Clin Oncol 23:4945-53. 2005
    ..To assess whether detriments in quality of life (QOL) among women with breast cancer persist over years...
  20. doi request reprint Quality of life in long-term breast cancer survivors - a 10-year longitudinal population-based study
    Lena Koch
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    Acta Oncol 52:1119-28. 2013
    ..We therefore explored in detail whether and to what extent restrictions in breast cancer survivors persist and whether changes or aggravations in QoL occurred over time...
  21. doi request reprint Repeated measures of body mass index and risk of health related outcomes
    Heiner Claessen
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research C070, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, POB 101949, 69009, Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 27:215-24. 2012
    ..Stable obesity as defined by a BMI of 30 kg/m² and above increases risk of disability in male construction workers. Accounting for changes of BMI over time is crucial for disclosing full impact of obesity...
  22. ncbi request reprint Recent increase in cancer survival according to age: higher survival in all age groups, but widening age gradient
    Hermann Brenner
    Department of Epidemiology, German Centre for Research on Ageing, Bergheimer Strasse 20, Heidelberg, D 69115, Germany
    Cancer Causes Control 15:903-10. 2004
    ..We conclude that long-term survival expectations of cancer patients have increased in all age groups in the 1990s. However, for most common forms of cancer, the age gradient in survival has either persisted or widened...
  23. ncbi request reprint Up-to-date monitoring of childhood cancer long-term survival in Europe: methodology and application to all forms of cancer combined
    Hermann Brenner
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Ann Oncol 18:1561-8. 2007
    ..The 'period' method has been shown particularly useful for that purpose...
  24. doi request reprint Low risk of colorectal cancer and advanced adenomas more than 10 years after negative colonoscopy
    Hermann Brenner
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology of Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Bergheimer Str 20, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Gastroenterology 138:870-6. 2010
    ..There is little empirical evidence available about the optimal interval for screening, making this a subject of debate. We associated the prevalence of advanced colorectal neoplasms with time since negative colonoscopies...
  25. doi request reprint Helicobacter pylori infection and gastric cancer risk: evaluation of 15 H. pylori proteins determined by novel multiplex serology
    Lei Gao
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Cancer Res 69:6164-70. 2009
    ..001). In conclusion, GroEL was identified as a new independent risk marker that may contribute to enhanced quantification of H. pylori-related GC risk...
  26. pmc Liver enzymes: interaction analysis of smoking with alcohol consumption or BMI, comparing AST and ALT to γ-GT
    Lutz P Breitling
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research C070, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e27951. 2011
    ..The present work aimed to provide further insights by examining similar interactions pertaining to aspartate and alanine transaminase (AST, ALT), routine liver markers less prone to enzyme induction...
  27. ncbi request reprint Period analysis of cancer patient survival in datasets from which the month of diagnosis has been removed
    Hermann Brenner
    Department of Epidemiology, German Centre for Research on Ageing, Bergheimer Strasse 20, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Cancer 41:438-44. 2005
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  28. ncbi request reprint Provider delay among patients with breast cancer in Germany: a population-based study
    Volker Arndt
    The German Centre for Research on Ageing DZFA, Department of Epidemiology, Bergheimer Strasse 20, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Clin Oncol 21:1440-6. 2003
    ..We examined sources and consequences of provider delay among female breast cancer patients in a population-based study in Germany...
  29. doi request reprint Epidemiology of stomach cancer
    Hermann Brenner
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Methods Mol Biol 472:467-77. 2009
    ..Future epidemiologic research should pay particular attention to differentiation of stomach cancer epidemiology by subsite, and to exploration of potential interactions between H. pylori infection, genetic, and environmental factors...
  30. ncbi request reprint Is Helicobacter pylori infection a necessary condition for noncardia gastric cancer?
    Hermann Brenner
    Department of Epidemiology, German Center for Research on Aging, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 159:252-8. 2004
    ..The H. pylori-gastric cancer relation may be much stronger than previously thought, and H. pylori infection may even be a (close to) necessary condition for development of noncardia gastric cancer...
  31. ncbi request reprint Age, alcohol consumption, and all-cause mortality
    Volker Arndt
    German Centre for Research on Ageing, Department of Epidemiology, Heidelberg, Germany
    Ann Epidemiol 14:750-3. 2004
    ..Numerous epidemiological studies on middle aged men suggest that moderate alcohol consumption lowers all-cause mortality. Uncertainty exists whether this finding also applies to younger adults...
  32. doi request reprint Gamma-glutamyltransferase, general and cause-specific mortality in 19,000 construction workers followed over 20 years
    Lutz Philipp Breitling
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Hepatol 55:594-601. 2011
    ..The present study attempted to expand the body of evidence to especially relevant occupational cohorts in which exposure to established γ-GT determinants may greatly differ from the general population...
  33. ncbi request reprint Further enhanced monitoring of cancer patient survival by stage-adjusted period analysis
    Hermann Brenner
    Department of Epidemiology, German Centre for Research on Ageing, Bergheimer Strasse 20, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1917-21. 2005
    ..We show that stage adjustment may often further enhance the benefits of period analysis for deriving up-to-date cancer survival estimates...
  34. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival rates of patients with prostate cancer in the prostate-specific antigen screening era: population-based estimates for the year 2000 by period analysis
    Hermann Brenner
    Department of Epidemiology, German Centre for Research on Ageing, Bergheimer Strasse 20, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Clin Oncol 23:441-7. 2005
    ..In this study, we applied a new method for up-to-date analysis of long-term survival to evaluate if and to what extent these patients still have any excess mortality compared to the general population...
  35. doi request reprint Genetic variants within miR-126 and miR-335 are not associated with breast cancer risk
    Rongxi Yang
    Division Molecular Biology of Breast Cancer, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 127:549-54. 2011
    ..None of the performed analyses showed statistically significant results. In conclusion, our data suggest that the two genetic variants within miR-126 and miR-335 are not associated with breast cancer risk...
  36. pmc Evidence of gene-environment interactions between common breast cancer susceptibility loci and established environmental risk factors
    Stefan Nickels
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    PLoS Genet 9:e1003284. 2013
    ..14 (1.11-1.17) in parous women and 0.98 (0.92-1.05) in nulliparous women. These data provide first strong evidence that the risk of breast cancer associated with some common genetic variants may vary with environmental risk factors...
  37. ncbi request reprint An alternative approach to age adjustment of cancer survival rates
    Hermann Brenner
    Department of Epidemiology, German Centre for Research on Ageing, Bergheimer Strasse 20, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Cancer 40:2317-22. 2004
    ..We outline the computational realisation of this approach, and we give an empirical illustration of its application using data from the nationwide Finnish Cancer Registry...
  38. doi request reprint Gamma-glutamyltransferase and disability pension: a cohort study of construction workers in Germany
    Heiner Claessen
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Hepatology 51:482-90. 2010
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology in aging research
    Hermann Brenner
    Department of Epidemiology, German Center for Research on Aging, Bergheimer Strasse 20, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Exp Gerontol 39:679-86. 2004
    ..Finally, epidemiologic methods should be more widely used for studies of medical and nursing care, and results of epidemiologic research need to be more effectively transferred into the practice of prevention...