Peter Kaatsch

Summary

Affiliation: University of Mainz
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Cancer patterns among children of Turkish descent in Germany: a study at the German Childhood Cancer Registry
    Jacob Spallek
    Dept of Epidemiology and International Public Health, School of Public Health, Bielefeld University, PO Box 10 01 31, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    BMC Public Health 8:152. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Incidence, time trends and regional variation of childhood leukaemia in Germany and Europe
    Peter Kaatsch
    German Childhood Cancer Registry, Institute of Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Obere Zahlbacher Strasse 69, 55131 Mainz, Germany
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 132:107-13. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Case-control study on the therapy of childhood cancer and the occurrence of second malignant neoplasms in Germany
    Peter Kaatsch
    German Childhood Cancer Registry, Institute of Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Obere Zahlbacher Strasse 69, 55101 Mainz, Germany
    Cancer Causes Control 20:965-80. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Leukaemia in young children living in the vicinity of German nuclear power plants
    Peter Kaatsch
    Institute for Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, German Childhood Cancer Registry, Obere Zahlbacher Strasse 69, 55131 Mainz, Germany
    Int J Cancer 122:721-6. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint [Follow up of long-term survivors after childhood cancer in Germany]
    P Kaatsch
    Deutsches Kinderkrebsregister, Institut fur Medizinische Biometrie, Epidmiologie und Informatik, Universitat Mainz
    Klin Padiatr 217:169-75. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint [German Childhood Cancer Registry and its favorable setting]
    P Kaatsch
    Deutsches Kinderkrebsregister am Institut für Medizinische Biometrie, Epidemiologie und Informatik, Mainz
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 47:437-43. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Time trends of cancer incidence in European children (1978-1997): report from the Automated Childhood Cancer Information System project
    Peter Kaatsch
    German Childhood Cancer Registry, Institute of Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, University of Mainz, 55101 Mainz, Germany
    Eur J Cancer 42:1961-71. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Case-control study on childhood cancer in the vicinity of nuclear power plants in Germany 1980-2003
    Claudia Spix
    German Childhood Cancer Registry, Institute for Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, University Mainz, 55101 Mainz, Germany
    Eur J Cancer 44:275-84. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends in the incidence rate of childhood cancer in Germany 1987-2004
    Claudia Spix
    German Childhood Cancer Registry, Institute of Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, University of Mainz, Germany
    Int J Cancer 122:1859-67. 2008
  10. pmc Cancer survival among children of Turkish descent in Germany 1980-2005: a registry-based analysis
    Claudia Spix
    German Childhood Cancer Registry GCCR, Institute for Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics IMBEI, Mainz, Germany
    BMC Cancer 8:355. 2008

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. pmc Cancer patterns among children of Turkish descent in Germany: a study at the German Childhood Cancer Registry
    Jacob Spallek
    Dept of Epidemiology and International Public Health, School of Public Health, Bielefeld University, PO Box 10 01 31, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    BMC Public Health 8:152. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate cancer patterns among children of Turkish descent in Germany...
  2. doi request reprint Incidence, time trends and regional variation of childhood leukaemia in Germany and Europe
    Peter Kaatsch
    German Childhood Cancer Registry, Institute of Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Obere Zahlbacher Strasse 69, 55131 Mainz, Germany
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 132:107-13. 2008
    ..Incidence rates differ between European regions with the highest rates in Northern Europe (48.0 per million) and the lowest rates in Eastern Europe (39.1). Altogether, the results from ACCIS and the GCCR show good agreement...
  3. doi request reprint Case-control study on the therapy of childhood cancer and the occurrence of second malignant neoplasms in Germany
    Peter Kaatsch
    German Childhood Cancer Registry, Institute of Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Obere Zahlbacher Strasse 69, 55101 Mainz, Germany
    Cancer Causes Control 20:965-80. 2009
    ..These differences may be attributed to less toxic but still effective treatment regimes but also to differences in the length of follow-up...
  4. ncbi request reprint Leukaemia in young children living in the vicinity of German nuclear power plants
    Peter Kaatsch
    Institute for Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, German Childhood Cancer Registry, Obere Zahlbacher Strasse 69, 55131 Mainz, Germany
    Int J Cancer 122:721-6. 2008
    ..Considering that there is no evidence of relevant accidents and that possible confounders could not be identified, the observed positive distance trend remains unexplained...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Follow up of long-term survivors after childhood cancer in Germany]
    P Kaatsch
    Deutsches Kinderkrebsregister, Institut fur Medizinische Biometrie, Epidmiologie und Informatik, Universitat Mainz
    Klin Padiatr 217:169-75. 2005
    ..We will need to be able to stay in touch with as many former patients as possible in order to make a systematic and comprehensive long-term follow-up possible...
  6. ncbi request reprint [German Childhood Cancer Registry and its favorable setting]
    P Kaatsch
    Deutsches Kinderkrebsregister am Institut für Medizinische Biometrie, Epidemiologie und Informatik, Mainz
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 47:437-43. 2004
    ..Further helpful aspects are the relatively small number of clinics involved, the great cooperation from the parents, and the generally high public interest in childhood cancer...
  7. ncbi request reprint Time trends of cancer incidence in European children (1978-1997): report from the Automated Childhood Cancer Information System project
    Peter Kaatsch
    German Childhood Cancer Registry, Institute of Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, University of Mainz, 55101 Mainz, Germany
    Eur J Cancer 42:1961-71. 2006
    ..The patterns and magnitude of these increases suggest that other factors, e.g. changes in lifestyle and in exposure to a variety of agents, have contributed to the increase in childhood cancer in the recent decades...
  8. ncbi request reprint Case-control study on childhood cancer in the vicinity of nuclear power plants in Germany 1980-2003
    Claudia Spix
    German Childhood Cancer Registry, Institute for Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, University Mainz, 55101 Mainz, Germany
    Eur J Cancer 44:275-84. 2008
    ..They contrast with the lack of an effect observed or expected from other studies due to low doses from routine nuclear power plant operation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends in the incidence rate of childhood cancer in Germany 1987-2004
    Claudia Spix
    German Childhood Cancer Registry, Institute of Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, University of Mainz, Germany
    Int J Cancer 122:1859-67. 2008
    ..Neuroblastoma yielded a period effect in western Germany due to screening. With the exception of germ cell tumors, further observations for solid tumor entities are in agreement with those reported for Europe...
  10. pmc Cancer survival among children of Turkish descent in Germany 1980-2005: a registry-based analysis
    Claudia Spix
    German Childhood Cancer Registry GCCR, Institute for Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics IMBEI, Mainz, Germany
    BMC Cancer 8:355. 2008
    ..Little is known about the effect of migrant status on childhood cancer survival. We studied cancer survival among children of Turkish descent in the German Cancer Childhood Registry, one of the largest childhood cancer registries worldwide...
  11. doi request reprint Maternal use of antibiotics and cancer in the offspring: results of a case-control study in Germany
    Peter Kaatsch
    German Childhood Cancer Registry, 55101 Mainz, Germany
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1335-45. 2010
    ..As previous results were inconsistent, we assessed the association between maternal use of antibiotics during pregnancy or 3 months before conception and childhood cancer in the offspring in a large case-control study in Germany...
  12. ncbi request reprint Medication use during pregnancy and the risk of childhood cancer in the offspring
    Joachim Schüz
    Institute of Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics IMBEI, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, 55101, Mainz, Germany
    Eur J Pediatr 166:433-41. 2007
    ..In conclusion, these data indicate a potential influence of some maternal medication during pregnancy on the risk of childhood cancer in the offspring; however, no clear picture is seen...
  13. ncbi request reprint Incidence and time trends of soft tissue sarcomas in German children 1985-2004 - a report from the population-based German Childhood Cancer Registry
    Thomas Weihkopf
    German Childhood Cancer Registry GCCR, Institute for Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics IMBEI, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany
    Eur J Cancer 44:432-40. 2008
    ..18 for non-rhabdomyosarcoma-like (n=411) STS. AAPC is +0.4% (95%-confidence interval [-0.4;+1.2%]) for STS. In Germany, the increase in incidence rate is less evident than in other European countries...
  14. doi request reprint Epidemiology of childhood cancer
    Peter Kaatsch
    Institute for Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, University of Mainz, Germany
    Cancer Treat Rev 36:277-85. 2010
    ..It is also apparent that not all countries have data available from nationwide childhood cancer registries, a situation which warrants further improvement...
  15. ncbi request reprint Atopic disease and childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Joachim Schüz
    Institute for Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany
    Int J Cancer 105:255-60. 2003
    ..Recall bias remains a concern, but sensitivity analysis provided some evidence that the protective effect is unlikely to be attributable to this bias in its entirety...
  16. pmc Childhood leukemia in the vicinity of nuclear power plants in Germany
    Peter Kaatsch
    Institut fur Medizinische Biometrie, Epidemiologie und Informatik, Klinikum der Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 105:725-32. 2008
    ..The question whether leukemia rates are increased near nuclear power plants is controversial. The German Childhood Cancer Registry has published an epidemiological case-control study on childhood cancer and nuclear power plants...
  17. ncbi request reprint Trends in childhood cancer incidence in Europe, 1970-99
    Eva Steliarova-Foucher
    Lancet 365:2088. 2005
  18. ncbi request reprint Childhood cancer survival trends in Europe: a EUROCARE Working Group study
    Gemma Gatta
    Epidemiology Unit, Istituto Nazionale per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori, Via Venezian 1, 20133 Milano, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 23:3742-51. 2005
    ..EUROCARE collected data from population-based cancer registries in 20 European countries. We used this data to compare childhood cancer survival time trends in Europe...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint International Classification of Childhood Cancer, third edition
    Eva Steliarova-Foucher
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer 103:1457-67. 2005
    ..This necessitated a third revision of the 1996 International Classification of Childhood Cancer (ICCC-3)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Geographical patterns and time trends of cancer incidence and survival among children and adolescents in Europe since the 1970s (the ACCISproject): an epidemiological study
    Eva Steliarova-Foucher
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Lancet 364:2097-105. 2004
    ..We aimed to use the European database of childhood and adolescent cancer cases, within the Automated Childhood Cancer Information System project, to estimate patterns and trends of incidence and survival within Europe...
  22. ncbi request reprint Rhabdoid tumors in children: prognostic factors in 70 patients diagnosed in Germany
    Harald Reinhard
    Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, University Hospital, D 66421 Homburg Saar, Germany
    Oncol Rep 19:819-23. 2008
    ..In conclusion, RT in infants and children has a dismal prognosis, independent from localisation. The presence of metastasis at diagnosis seems to be the only prognostic factor of outcome...
  23. ncbi request reprint Secondary malignant neoplasms after intensive treatment of relapsed acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in childhood
    Anja Borgmann
    Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, OHC, Klinik für Pädiatrie m S Onkologie Hämatologie, Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Cancer 44:257-68. 2008
    ..To investigate the cumulative incidence of and the risk factors for developing second malignant neoplasms (SMN) in children and adolescents following treatment for relapse of acute lymphocytic leukaemia (ALL)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Population-based study of renal cell carcinoma in children in Germany, 1980-2005: more frequently localized tumors and underlying disorders compared with adult counterparts
    Barbara Selle
    Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, St Annastift Children s Hospital, Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Cancer 107:2906-14. 2006
    ..The characteristics of RCC-affected children and their tumors, the influence of treatment, and outcome have so far not been studied in a nonselected, population-based cohort...
  25. ncbi request reprint [What happens after cancer in children?]
    Peter Kaatsch
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr . 2005
  26. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival of children with neuroblastoma prior to the neuroblastoma screening project in Germany
    Tatjana Burkhardt-Hammer
    Department of Epidemiology, University Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Med Pediatr Oncol 39:156-62. 2002
    ..We selected the cases diagnosed before the German neuroblastoma screening project in 1995, allowing to assess the method by comparing the 1994 projected survival estimates with the observations made today (2000)...