V Arndt

Summary

Affiliation: University of Heidelberg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Construction work and risk of occupational disability: a ten year follow up of 14,474 male workers
    V Arndt
    German Centre for Research on Ageing, Department of Epidemiology, Heidelberg, Germany
    Occup Environ Med 62:559-66. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Age-specific detriments to quality of life among breast cancer patients one year after diagnosis
    V Arndt
    University of Ulm, Department of Epidemiology, D 89081 Ulm, Germany
    Eur J Cancer 40:673-80. 2004
  3. 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
  4. pmc All-cause and cause specific mortality in a cohort of 20 000 construction workers; results from a 10 year follow up
    V Arndt
    German Centre for Research on Ageing, Department of Epidemiology, Bergheimer Strasse 20, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Occup Environ Med 61:419-25. 2004
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. pmc Long-lasting reduction of risk of colorectal cancer following screening endoscopy
    H Brenner
    Department of Epidemiology, German Centre for Research on Ageing, Bergheimer Str 20, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Br J Cancer 85:972-6. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Elevated liver enzyme activity in construction workers: prevalence and impact on early retirement and all-cause mortality
    V Arndt
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Germany
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 71:405-12. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint Smoking patterns and mortality attributable to smoking in a cohort of 3528 construction workers
    D Rothenbacher
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 12:335-40. 1996

Detail Information

Publications47

  1. pmc Construction work and risk of occupational disability: a ten year follow up of 14,474 male workers
    V Arndt
    German Centre for Research on Ageing, Department of Epidemiology, Heidelberg, Germany
    Occup Environ Med 62:559-66. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to establish a detailed pattern of the nature and extent of occupational disability among construction workers...
  2. ncbi request reprint Age-specific detriments to quality of life among breast cancer patients one year after diagnosis
    V Arndt
    University of Ulm, Department of Epidemiology, D 89081 Ulm, Germany
    Eur J Cancer 40:673-80. 2004
    ..However, some differences exist that seem to predominantly affect younger women who show a poorer QOL in certain domains...
  3. 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
    ....
  4. pmc All-cause and cause specific mortality in a cohort of 20 000 construction workers; results from a 10 year follow up
    V Arndt
    German Centre for Research on Ageing, Department of Epidemiology, Bergheimer Strasse 20, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Occup Environ Med 61:419-25. 2004
    ..The construction industry is also a high risk trade with respect to accidents...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. pmc Long-lasting reduction of risk of colorectal cancer following screening endoscopy
    H Brenner
    Department of Epidemiology, German Centre for Research on Ageing, Bergheimer Str 20, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Br J Cancer 85:972-6. 2001
    ..19, 95% CI: 0.06-0.64). We conclude that risk reduction by screening endoscopy is long lasting, in particular with respect to advanced CRC...
  9. ncbi request reprint Elevated liver enzyme activity in construction workers: prevalence and impact on early retirement and all-cause mortality
    V Arndt
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Germany
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 71:405-12. 1998
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Smoking patterns and mortality attributable to smoking in a cohort of 3528 construction workers
    D Rothenbacher
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 12:335-40. 1996
    ..60% of the deaths among smokers and 34% of deaths in the whole cohort were attributable to smoking. These findings underline the need for comprehensive efforts to reduce smoking and its negative consequences in the occupational group...
  11. ncbi request reprint Socio-demographic factors, health behavior and late-stage diagnosis of breast cancer in Germany: a population-based study
    V Arndt
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, 89081 Ulm, Germany
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:719-27. 2001
    ..4; 95% CI 0.2-0.8). Certain socio-demographic factors and characteristics of health behavior seem to represent independent risk indicators of late-stage diagnosis...
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Reduction of clinically manifest colorectal cancer by endoscopic screening: empirical evaluation and comparison of screening at various ages
    H Brenner
    Department of Epidemiology, German Centre for Research on Ageing, Bergheimer Str 20, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Cancer Prev 14:231-7. 2005
    ..Repeated offers of screening examinations could provide substantial additional benefit with the levels of compliance to be expected in practice, but they would have to be weighed against the increased risks and costs...
  14. doi request reprint Overweight, obesity and risk of work disability: a cohort study of construction workers in Germany
    H Claessen
    German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, Bergheimer Strasse 20, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Occup Environ Med 66:402-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the association of body mass index (BMI) with work disability among construction workers...
  15. doi request reprint Fear of recurrence and disease progression in long-term (≥ 5 years) cancer survivors--a systematic review of quantitative studies
    L Koch
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Psychooncology 22:1-11. 2013
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  16. ncbi request reprint Trends in population-based cancer survival in Germany: to what extent does progress reach older patients?
    A Gondos
    Division for Clinical Epidemiology and Ageing Research, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Ann Oncol 18:1253-9. 2007
    ..The ageing of populations makes outcome monitoring among elderly cancer patients particularly important...
  17. ncbi request reprint Disorders of the back and spine in construction workers. Prevalence and prognostic value for disability
    D Rothenbacher
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, Germany
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 22:1481-6. 1997
    ..CONCLUSION: Patterns of morbidity varied according to the evaluated morbidity measure. All three measures qualified as significant predictors of disability and helped to identify high-risk occupations and high-risk employees...
  18. doi request reprint Quality of life among long-term (≥5 years) colorectal cancer survivors--systematic review
    L Jansen
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Cancer 46:2879-88. 2010
    ....
  19. pmc Patient delay and stage of diagnosis among breast cancer patients in Germany -- a population based study
    V Arndt
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Ulm, D 89081 Ulm, Germany
    Br J Cancer 86:1034-40. 2002
    ....
  20. pmc Interaction between alcohol dehydrogenase II gene, alcohol consumption, and risk for breast cancer
    T STURMER
    Department of Epidemiology, German Centre for Research on Ageing, Bergheimer Str 20, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Br J Cancer 87:519-23. 2002
    ..Breast cancer risk associated with alcohol consumption may vary according to the alcohol dehydrogenase II polymorphism, probably due to differences in alcohol metabolism...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Up-to-date monitoring of childhood cancer long-term survival in Europe: tumours of the sympathetic nervous system, retinoblastoma, renal and bone tumours, and soft tissue sarcomas
    V Arndt
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Ann Oncol 18:1722-33. 2007
    ..Prognosis for most types of childhood tumours has improved during the last few decades. In this article we estimate up-to-date period survival for less common, but important childhood malignancies in Europe...
  24. pmc Gender differences in colorectal cancer: implications for age at initiation of screening
    H Brenner
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Bergheimer Strasse 20, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Br J Cancer 96:828-31. 2007
    ..The gender differences were remarkably constant across populations and over time. These patterns suggest that gender differentiation of age at initiation may be worthwhile to utilise CRC-screening resources more efficiently...
  25. ncbi request reprint Up-to-date monitoring of childhood cancer long-term survival in Europe: central nervous system tumours
    V Arndt
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Ann Oncol 18:1734-42. 2007
    ..Steady improvement of survival of children with CNS tumours has been reported for the past decades. However, these results, obtained by cohort analysis of survival, do not reflect the full extent of recent improvement...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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)...
  29. 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...
  30. 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
    ....
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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
    ....
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. ncbi request reprint Up-to-date monitoring of childhood cancer long-term survival in Europe: leukaemias and lymphomas
    H Brenner
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Ann Oncol 18:1569-77. 2007
    ..In recent decades, following the introduction of effective chemotherapy, the prognosis of children with leukaemia and lymphoma has dramatically improved, but data reflecting further possible improvement achieved in the 1990s are scarce...
  38. 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...
  39. 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
    ....
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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
    ....
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of colonoscopy in screening for colorectal cancer
    Hermann Brenner
    Arch Intern Med 162:2249. 2002