Freddie Ian Bray

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Affiliation: Cancer Registry of Norway
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Lung cancer mortality trends in 36 European countries: secular trends and birth cohort patterns by sex and region 1970-2007
    Freddie Ian Bray
    Department of Clinical and Registry based Research, Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Cancer 126:1454-66. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Trends in testicular cancer incidence and mortality in 22 European countries: continuing increases in incidence and declines in mortality
    Freddie Bray
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Cancer 118:3099-111. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Endometrial cancer incidence trends in Europe: underlying determinants and prospects for prevention
    Freddie Bray
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population Based Cancer Research, Montebello, N 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1132-42. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Geographic and temporal variations in cancer of the corpus uteri: incidence and mortality in pre- and postmenopausal women in Europe
    Freddie Bray
    Non communicable Disease Epidemiology Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 117:123-31. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Predicting the future burden of cancer
    Freddie Bray
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population based Research, Montebello, Oslo, 0310, Norway
    Nat Rev Cancer 6:63-74. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Do testicular seminoma and nonseminoma share the same etiology? Evidence from an age-period-cohort analysis of incidence trends in eight European countries
    Freddie Bray
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Montebello, Oslo
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:652-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Interpreting the international trends in testicular seminoma and nonseminoma incidence
    Freddie Bray
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population Based Cancer Research, Montebello, N 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 3:532-43. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of colorectal cancer in Norway]
    Freddie Bray
    Institutt for populasjonsbasert kreftforskning, Kreftregisteret, 0310 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:2682-7. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Age-incidence curves of nasopharyngeal carcinoma worldwide: bimodality in low-risk populations and aetiologic implications
    Freddie Bray
    The Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population Based Cancer Research, Montebello, N 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2356-65. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of data quality in the cancer registry: principles and methods. Part I: comparability, validity and timeliness
    Freddie Bray
    Department of Clinical and Registry based Research, Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population Based Cancer Research, Montebello, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Cancer 45:747-55. 2009

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Publications33

  1. doi request reprint Lung cancer mortality trends in 36 European countries: secular trends and birth cohort patterns by sex and region 1970-2007
    Freddie Ian Bray
    Department of Clinical and Registry based Research, Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Cancer 126:1454-66. 2010
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Trends in testicular cancer incidence and mortality in 22 European countries: continuing increases in incidence and declines in mortality
    Freddie Bray
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Cancer 118:3099-111. 2006
    ..The first beneficiaries of therapy in these populations may be those men born--rather than diagnosed--in the era of major breakthrough in testicular cancer care...
  3. ncbi request reprint Endometrial cancer incidence trends in Europe: underlying determinants and prospects for prevention
    Freddie Bray
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population Based Cancer Research, Montebello, N 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1132-42. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Geographic and temporal variations in cancer of the corpus uteri: incidence and mortality in pre- and postmenopausal women in Europe
    Freddie Bray
    Non communicable Disease Epidemiology Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 117:123-31. 2005
    ..These are discussed, as are the prospects for preventing the disease...
  5. ncbi request reprint Predicting the future burden of cancer
    Freddie Bray
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population based Research, Montebello, Oslo, 0310, Norway
    Nat Rev Cancer 6:63-74. 2006
    ..Intrinsic to their interpretation, however, is an understanding of the forces that drive time trends. We explain how and why cancer predictions are made, with examples to illustrate the concepts in practice...
  6. ncbi request reprint Do testicular seminoma and nonseminoma share the same etiology? Evidence from an age-period-cohort analysis of incidence trends in eight European countries
    Freddie Bray
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Montebello, Oslo
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:652-8. 2006
    ..Trends in seminoma and nonseminoma conform to largely the same temporal patterns on this scale, implying that they share important etiologic factors...
  7. ncbi request reprint Interpreting the international trends in testicular seminoma and nonseminoma incidence
    Freddie Bray
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population Based Cancer Research, Montebello, N 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 3:532-43. 2006
    ..The findings presented are related to current theories and evidence regarding the determinants of testicular germ cell cancer...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of colorectal cancer in Norway]
    Freddie Bray
    Institutt for populasjonsbasert kreftforskning, Kreftregisteret, 0310 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:2682-7. 2007
    ..This paper provides an overview of the incidence, mortality and survival of colorectal cancer in Norway; it discusses known and assumed causality and the prospects for prevention, screening and treatment...
  9. doi request reprint Age-incidence curves of nasopharyngeal carcinoma worldwide: bimodality in low-risk populations and aetiologic implications
    Freddie Bray
    The Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population Based Cancer Research, Montebello, N 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2356-65. 2008
    ..A modified model for NPC tumor development is proposed on the basis of these observations...
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of data quality in the cancer registry: principles and methods. Part I: comparability, validity and timeliness
    Freddie Bray
    Department of Clinical and Registry based Research, Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population Based Cancer Research, Montebello, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Cancer 45:747-55. 2009
    ..There are no international guidelines for timeliness at present, although specific standards for the abstraction and reporting of registry have been set out by certain organisations...
  11. doi request reprint Trends in survival of patients diagnosed with male genital cancers in the Nordic countries 1964-2003 followed up until the end of 2006
    Freddie Bray
    Department of Clinical and Registry based Research, Cancer Registry of Norway, Majorsteuen, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Oncol 49:644-54. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to describe and interpret trends in relative survival and excess mortality in the five Nordic populations...
  12. doi request reprint Trends in survival of patients diagnosed with cancers of the brain and nervous system, thyroid, eye, bone, and soft tissues in the Nordic countries 1964-2003 followed up until the end of 2006
    Freddie Bray
    Department of Clinical and Registry based Research, Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Oncol 49:673-93. 2010
    ..In this paper, temporal trends in patient survival in the Nordic countries are considered...
  13. ncbi request reprint Incidence trends of adenocarcinoma of the cervix in 13 European countries
    Freddie Bray
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Montebello, Oslo
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2191-9. 2005
    ..Screening may have had at least some impact in reducing cervical adenocarcinoma incidence in several countries during the 1990s...
  14. ncbi request reprint Estimates of the world-wide prevalence of cancer for 25 sites in the adult population
    Paola Pisani
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 97:72-81. 2002
    ..In the long-term period however different demographic patterns with long-life expectancy in high-income countries determine a higher prevalence in these areas even for relatively uncommon cancer sites such as the cervix...
  15. doi request reprint Trends in colorectal cancer incidence in Norway 1962-2006: an interpretation of the temporal patterns by anatomic subsite
    Inger Kristin Larsen
    Department of Clinical and Registry based Research, The Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population Based Cancer Research, Majorstuen, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Cancer 126:721-32. 2010
    ..In summary, the recent downturn in the disease at younger ages provides some reason for optimism, although possible increases in rectal cancer among recent birth cohorts are of concern...
  16. doi request reprint Data quality at the Cancer Registry of Norway: an overview of comparability, completeness, validity and timeliness
    Inger Kristin Larsen
    Department of Clinical and Registry based Research, Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population Based Cancer Research, Fridjof Nansens vei 19, Postbox 5313, Majorstuen, N 0304 Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Cancer 45:1218-31. 2009
    ..To provide a comprehensive evaluation of the quality of the data collected on both solid and non-solid tumours at the Cancer Registry of Norway (CRN)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Interpreting trends in prostate cancer incidence and mortality in the five Nordic countries
    Rune Kvåle
    The Cancer Registry of Norway, 0310 Oslo, Norway
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1881-7. 2007
    ..Although other explanatory factors may be in operation, these trends are consistent with a moderate effect of increased curative treatment of early diagnosed prostate cancer and improved treatment of more advanced disease...
  18. doi request reprint Ensuring quality in studies linking cancer registries and biobanks
    Hilde Langseth
    The Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population Based Cancer Research, Department of Etiological Research, Postbox 5313 Majorstuen, 0304 Oslo, Norway
    Acta Oncol 49:368-77. 2010
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Practical implications of imposing a new world standard population
    Freddie Bray
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Causes Control 13:175-82. 2002
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Ovarian cancer in Europe: Cross-sectional trends in incidence and mortality in 28 countries, 1953-2000
    Freddie Bray
    Descriptive Epidemiology Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 113:977-90. 2005
    ..The declining mortality trends can also in part be ascribed to improvements in treatment...
  21. ncbi request reprint Incidence and mortality from stomach cancer in Japan, Slovenia and the USA
    Rene Lambert
    Department of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 97:811-8. 2002
    ..This is attributed to the policy of early detection of stomach cancer, with the inclusion of intramucosal lesions of favorable prognosis and explains why mortality decreased faster than incidence during the period...
  22. ncbi request reprint Global cancer statistics, 2002
    D Max Parkin
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    CA Cancer J Clin 55:74-108. 2005
    ..Most of the international variation is due to exposure to known or suspected risk factors related to lifestyle or environment, and provides a clear challenge to prevention...
  23. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer mortality patterns in selected Central, Eastern and Southern European countries
    Jerzy E Tyczynski
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 109:598-610. 2004
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Trends in cervical squamous cell carcinoma incidence in 13 European countries: changing risk and the effects of screening
    Freddie Bray
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:677-86. 2005
    ..Further investigation of the effectiveness of opportunistic screening is warranted as is the observation of differing risk patterns in young cohorts in countries with relatively similar societal structures...
  25. doi request reprint Time trends in pharyngeal cancer incidence in Norway 1981-2005: a subsite analysis based on a reabstraction and recoding of registered cases
    Jon Mork
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Oslo University Hospital Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1397-405. 2010
    ..We investigated whether changes in classification systems and/or coding/registration practices might explain the trends in Norway, focusing on changes in oropharyngeal cancer...
  26. pmc The changing global patterns of female breast cancer incidence and mortality
    Freddie Bray
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Breast Cancer Res 6:229-39. 2004
    ..The observations are discussed in the context of the numerous aetiological factors, as well as the impact of screening and advances in treatment and disease management in high-resource settings...
  27. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer in Europe in 2000: epidemiology, prevention, and early detection
    Jerzy E Tyczynski
    Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Lancet Oncol 4:45-55. 2003
    ..Although cure rates for such lesions are very good, there is to date no evidence for effectiveness of mass-screening strategies...
  28. ncbi request reprint Pleural mesothelioma incidence in Europe: evidence of some deceleration in the increasing trends
    Fabio Montanaro
    Mesothelioma Registry of Liguria, Unit of Environmental Epidemiology and Applied Biostatistics, National Cancer Research Institute IST, Genova, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 14:791-803. 2003
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint International lung cancer trends by histologic type: male:female differences diminishing and adenocarcinoma rates rising
    Susan S Devesa
    Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Cancer 117:294-9. 2005
    ..Renewed efforts toward cessation and prevention are mandatory to curb the prevalence of cigarette smoking and to reduce lung cancer rates eventually...
  30. ncbi request reprint Increasing mortality rates of common malignancies in Colombia: an emerging problem
    Marion Piñeros
    Grupo Area Salud Pública, Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia, Bogota, Colombia
    Cancer 101:2285-92. 2004
    ..The current article described some aspects of the evolution of cancer mortality in Colombia and, in particular, highlighted the trends for the most common causes of cancer death in Colombia...
  31. ncbi request reprint Time trends in the registration of Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphomas in Europe
    Peter Adamson
    Epidemiology and Genetics Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Seebohm Rowntree Building, Alcuin Area 3, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Eur J Cancer 43:391-401. 2007
    ..Overall, there are increases in the numbers of NHL registrations made with a corresponding decrease in HL. In recent history, however, there is a suggestion that the rate of increase is less and stable...
  32. ncbi request reprint Chapter 2: The burden of HPV-related cancers
    D Maxwell Parkin
    Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit, Richard Doll Building, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford, UK
    Vaccine 24:S3/11-25. 2006
    ..We also present trends in incidence and mortality of these cancers in the past, and consider their likely future evolution...
  33. doi request reprint Strengthening prevention programs to eliminate cervical cancer in the Nordic countries
    Lena Dillner
    WHO Global Reference Laboratory for HPV Diagnosis and Control, Department of Clinical Microbiology, University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:489-98. 2008
    ..The same principles as set up for organized programs and new HPV technologies may apply for screening and vaccination as key tools to eliminate cervical cancer in the Nordic countries and globally...