K Sigurdsson

Summary

Affiliation: Icelandic Cancer Society
Country: Iceland

Publications

  1. doi Cervical cancer: cytological cervical screening in Iceland and implications of HPV vaccines
    K Sigurdsson
    Cancer Detection Clinic, The Icelandic Cancer Society, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Cytopathology 21:213-22. 2010
  2. doi Is a liquid-based cytology more sensitive than a conventional Pap smear?
    K Sigurdsson
    Cancer Detection Clinic, Icelandic Cancer Society, 105 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Cytopathology 24:254-63. 2013
  3. doi The efficacy of HPV 16/18 vaccines on sexually active 18-23 year old women and the impact of HPV vaccination on organized cervical cancer screening
    Kristjan Sigurdsson
    The Cancer Detection Clinic, Icelandic Cancer Society, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:27-35. 2009
  4. ncbi HPV genotypes in CIN 2-3 lesions and cervical cancer: a population-based study
    Kristjan Sigurdsson
    The Icelandic Cancer Detection Clinic, Icelandic Cancer Society, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Int J Cancer 121:2682-7. 2007
  5. ncbi Is it rational to start population-based cervical cancer screening at or soon after age 20? Analysis of time trends in preinvasive and invasive diseases
    Kristjan Sigurdsson
    Cancer Detection Clinic, Icelandic Cancer Society, 105 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Eur J Cancer 43:769-74. 2007
  6. ncbi Longitudinal trends in cervical histological lesions (CIN 2-3+): a 25-year overview
    Kristjan Sigurdsson
    Cancer Detection Clinic, Icelandic Cancer Society, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:359-65. 2006
  7. ncbi Longitudinal trends in cervical cytological lesions and the effect of risk factors. A 30-year overview
    Kristjan Sigurdsson
    Cancer Detection Clinic, Icelandic Cancer Society, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:350-8. 2006
  8. ncbi Effectiveness of cervical cancer screening in Iceland, 1964-2002: a study on trends in incidence and mortality and the effect of risk factors
    Kristjan Sigurdsson
    Cancer Detection Clinic, Icelandic Cancer Society, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:343-9. 2006
  9. ncbi Risk variables affecting high-grade Pap smears at second visit: effects of screening interval, year, age and low-grade smears
    K Sigurdsson
    Cancer Detection Clinic, Icelandic Cancer Society, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Int J Cancer 94:884-8. 2001
  10. ncbi Human papillomavirus (HPV) in an Icelandic population: the role of HPV DNA testing based on hybrid capture and PCR assays among women with screen-detected abnormal Pap smears
    K Sigurdsson
    The Icelandic Cancer Society, The Cancer Detection Clinic, Reykjavik
    Int J Cancer 72:446-52. 1997

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Publications13

  1. doi Cervical cancer: cytological cervical screening in Iceland and implications of HPV vaccines
    K Sigurdsson
    Cancer Detection Clinic, The Icelandic Cancer Society, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Cytopathology 21:213-22. 2010
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  2. doi Is a liquid-based cytology more sensitive than a conventional Pap smear?
    K Sigurdsson
    Cancer Detection Clinic, Icelandic Cancer Society, 105 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Cytopathology 24:254-63. 2013
    ..The comparative sensitivity of liquid-based cytology (LBC) test and conventional Papanicolaou (Pap) smears is controversial...
  3. doi The efficacy of HPV 16/18 vaccines on sexually active 18-23 year old women and the impact of HPV vaccination on organized cervical cancer screening
    Kristjan Sigurdsson
    The Cancer Detection Clinic, Icelandic Cancer Society, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:27-35. 2009
    ..Evaluate the efficacy of catch-up HPV vaccination in sexually active young women and the potential impact of HPV vaccines on the practice of organized screening...
  4. ncbi HPV genotypes in CIN 2-3 lesions and cervical cancer: a population-based study
    Kristjan Sigurdsson
    The Icelandic Cancer Detection Clinic, Icelandic Cancer Society, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Int J Cancer 121:2682-7. 2007
    ..This rate could, however, be increased to 95% and 92% respectively by including all the 12 HPV types tested for in this study...
  5. ncbi Is it rational to start population-based cervical cancer screening at or soon after age 20? Analysis of time trends in preinvasive and invasive diseases
    Kristjan Sigurdsson
    Cancer Detection Clinic, Icelandic Cancer Society, 105 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Eur J Cancer 43:769-74. 2007
    ..The study confirms an increasing rate of preinvasive and invasive disease among younger women and indicates the benefit of starting organised screening at 2-3 year intervals soon after age 20...
  6. ncbi Longitudinal trends in cervical histological lesions (CIN 2-3+): a 25-year overview
    Kristjan Sigurdsson
    Cancer Detection Clinic, Icelandic Cancer Society, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:359-65. 2006
    ..Trends in CIN 2-3+ lesions affect the choice of target age group and screening interval...
  7. ncbi Longitudinal trends in cervical cytological lesions and the effect of risk factors. A 30-year overview
    Kristjan Sigurdsson
    Cancer Detection Clinic, Icelandic Cancer Society, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:350-8. 2006
    ..Cytological preinvasive changes are important precursors in cervical cancer, therefore variations in their trends affect screening guidelines...
  8. ncbi Effectiveness of cervical cancer screening in Iceland, 1964-2002: a study on trends in incidence and mortality and the effect of risk factors
    Kristjan Sigurdsson
    Cancer Detection Clinic, Icelandic Cancer Society, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:343-9. 2006
    ..The effectiveness of a 40-year established nationwide cervical screening program has been evaluated to define optimal age limits and screening intervals...
  9. ncbi Risk variables affecting high-grade Pap smears at second visit: effects of screening interval, year, age and low-grade smears
    K Sigurdsson
    Cancer Detection Clinic, Icelandic Cancer Society, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Int J Cancer 94:884-8. 2001
    ..The strongest risk factors for high-grade cell changes were low-grade smears at first visit [odds ratio 10.2 (ii) and 29.0 (iv)] and first screening interval [odds ratio 1.6 (v)]...
  10. ncbi Human papillomavirus (HPV) in an Icelandic population: the role of HPV DNA testing based on hybrid capture and PCR assays among women with screen-detected abnormal Pap smears
    K Sigurdsson
    The Icelandic Cancer Society, The Cancer Detection Clinic, Reykjavik
    Int J Cancer 72:446-52. 1997
    ....
  11. ncbi HPV subtypes and immunological parameters of cervical cancer in Iceland during two time periods, 1958-1960 and 1995-1996
    Evgenia K Mikaelsdottir
    Laboratory of Molecular and Cell Biology, The Icelandic Cancer Society, Skogarhlid 8, 105 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Gynecol Oncol 89:22-30. 2003
    ....
  12. ncbi Survival and prognostic factors of endometrial cancer patients in Iceland 1964-1985: can attendance at population-based Pap-smear screening affect survival?
    K Sigurdsson
    The Icelandic Cancer Society, Reykjavik
    Int J Cancer 79:166-74. 1998
    ..We conclude that our results indicate that attendance at Pap-smear screening (taking Pap smears and screening for genital symptoms) has a favorable prognostic value, especially among women under the age of 62...
  13. ncbi A case-control study to estimate the impact of the Icelandic population-based mammography screening program on breast cancer death
    R Gabe
    Cancer Research UK, Centre for Epidemiology, Mathematics and Statistics, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, London, UK and Icelandic Cancer Society Krabbameinsfélag Islands, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Acta Radiol 48:948-55. 2007
    ..The Icelandic breast cancer screening program, initiated November 1987 in Reykjavik and covering the whole country from December 1989, comprises biennial invitation to mammography for women aged 40-69 years old...