S Hofvind

Summary

Affiliation: Cancer Registry of Norway
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Breast cancer incidence trends in Norway--explained by hormone therapy or mammographic screening?
    Solveig Hofvind
    Cancer Registry of Norway, N 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Int J Cancer 130:2930-8. 2012
  2. pmc Sensitivity and specificity of mammographic screening as practised in Vermont and Norway
    S Hofvind
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway
    Br J Radiol 85:e1226-32. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint False-positive results in mammographic screening for breast cancer in Europe: a literature review and survey of service screening programmes
    Solveig Hofvind
    Department of Research, Cancer Registry of Norway, Box 5313 Majorstua, 0403 Oslo, Norway
    J Med Screen 19:57-66. 2012
  4. pmc Stage-specific breast cancer incidence rates among participants and non-participants of a population-based mammographic screening program
    Solveig Hofvind
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Research Department, PO Box 5313, 0304 Oslo, Norway
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 135:291-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Stage distribution of breast cancer diagnosed before and after implementation of population-based mammographic screening
    S Hofvind
    Research, Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway
    Rofo 184:437-42. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint [Physical activity and breast cancer]
    S S Hofvind
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 121:1892-5. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Using the European guidelines to evaluate the Norwegian Breast Cancer Screening Program
    Solveig Hofvind
    Department of Screening based Research, The Cancer Registry of Norway, Montebello, Oslo, 0310, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:447-55. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Incidence and tumor characteristics of breast cancer diagnosed before and after implementation of a population-based screening-program
    Solveig Hofvind
    The Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Oncol 47:225-31. 2008
  9. pmc Mammographic features and histopathological findings of interval breast cancers
    S Hofvind
    Department of Screening based Research, Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Radiol 49:975-81. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Screening-detected breast cancers: discordant independent double reading in a population-based screening program
    Solveig Hofvind
    Department of Screening based Research, Cancer Registry of Norway, Montebello, 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Radiology 253:652-60. 2009

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. doi request reprint Breast cancer incidence trends in Norway--explained by hormone therapy or mammographic screening?
    Solveig Hofvind
    Cancer Registry of Norway, N 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Int J Cancer 130:2930-8. 2012
    ..Both factors likely contributed to the observed trends, and the role of each may vary across age groups...
  2. pmc Sensitivity and specificity of mammographic screening as practised in Vermont and Norway
    S Hofvind
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway
    Br J Radiol 85:e1226-32. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the sensitivity and specificity of screening mammography as performed in Vermont, USA, and Norway...
  3. ncbi request reprint False-positive results in mammographic screening for breast cancer in Europe: a literature review and survey of service screening programmes
    Solveig Hofvind
    Department of Research, Cancer Registry of Norway, Box 5313 Majorstua, 0403 Oslo, Norway
    J Med Screen 19:57-66. 2012
    ..To estimate the cumulative risk of a false-positive screening result in European mammographic screening programmes, and examine the rates and procedures of further assessment...
  4. pmc Stage-specific breast cancer incidence rates among participants and non-participants of a population-based mammographic screening program
    Solveig Hofvind
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Research Department, PO Box 5313, 0304 Oslo, Norway
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 135:291-9. 2012
    ..More research is required to determine whether these differences in stage-specific incidences among invited participants and non-participants are associated with differences in mortality rates...
  5. doi request reprint Stage distribution of breast cancer diagnosed before and after implementation of population-based mammographic screening
    S Hofvind
    Research, Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway
    Rofo 184:437-42. 2012
    ..This study analyzes the stage distribution of invasive breast cancers diagnosed in the pre-screening and screening period, and evaluates the overall mortality in women aged 55-74 in the pilot and non-pilot counties of the NBCSP...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Physical activity and breast cancer]
    S S Hofvind
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 121:1892-5. 2001
    ..Physical activity may affect hormonal concentrations that may have bearing on the risk of breast cancer. The aim of this study was to investigate whether physical activity affects this risk...
  7. ncbi request reprint Using the European guidelines to evaluate the Norwegian Breast Cancer Screening Program
    Solveig Hofvind
    Department of Screening based Research, The Cancer Registry of Norway, Montebello, Oslo, 0310, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:447-55. 2007
    ..Based on the results, we anticipate a future mortality reduction from breast cancer in women invited to the NBCSP...
  8. ncbi request reprint Incidence and tumor characteristics of breast cancer diagnosed before and after implementation of a population-based screening-program
    Solveig Hofvind
    The Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Oncol 47:225-31. 2008
    ..The screening period is divided into those invited versus those not invited to the screening program, and those exposed (participants) versus those not exposed to the program (non-participants)...
  9. pmc Mammographic features and histopathological findings of interval breast cancers
    S Hofvind
    Department of Screening based Research, Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Radiol 49:975-81. 2008
    ..Interval cancers are considered a shortcoming in screening mammography due to less favorable prognostic tumor characteristics compared to screening-detected cancers and consequently a lower chance of survival from the disease...
  10. doi request reprint Screening-detected breast cancers: discordant independent double reading in a population-based screening program
    Solveig Hofvind
    Department of Screening based Research, Cancer Registry of Norway, Montebello, 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Radiology 253:652-60. 2009
    ..To analyze discordant and concordant screening-detected breast cancers in a nationwide population-based screening program by using independent double reading with consensus...
  11. doi request reprint Comparing interval breast cancer rates in Norway and North Carolina: results and challenges
    Solveig Hofvind
    Department of Screening based Research, The Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway
    J Med Screen 16:131-9. 2009
    ..To compare interval breast cancer rates (ICR) between a biennial organized screening programme in Norway and annual opportunistic screening in North Carolina (NC) for different conceptualizations of interval cancer...
  12. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer screening--prevalence of disease in women who only respond after an invitation reminder
    Solveig Hofvind
    The Cancer Registry of Norway, Montebello, 0310 Oslo, Norway
    J Med Screen 14:21-2. 2007
    ..The risk of breast cancer is higher in women who respond only after a reminder letter, indicating that the value of sending a reminder should be assessed in the light of these results, as well as by the increase in the attendance rate...
  13. ncbi request reprint Influence of review design on percentages of missed interval breast cancers: retrospective study of interval cancers in a population-based screening program
    Solveig Hofvind
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Montebello, N 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Radiology 237:437-43. 2005
    ..To retrospectively investigate whether different review designs have an influence on the estimate of missed interval cancer in a population-based breast cancer screening program...
  14. ncbi request reprint The Norwegian Breast Cancer Screening Program: re-attendance related to the women's experiences, intentions and previous screening result
    Solveig S H Hofvind
    The Cancer Registry of Norway, Montebello, 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Cancer Causes Control 14:391-8. 2003
    ..To survey factors of importance for attendance in the Norwegian Breast Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Interval cancers in the Norwegian breast cancer screening program: frequency, characteristics and use of HRT
    H Wang
    The Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Cancer 94:594-8. 2001
    ..Interval cancer was associated with dense breasts and use of HRT. Screening programs must keep these associations in focus...
  16. pmc Comparing screening mammography for early breast cancer detection in Vermont and Norway
    Solveig Hofvind
    Department of Screening based Research, The Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:1082-91. 2008
    ..We examined how these differences affect early detection of breast cancer by comparing performance measures and histopathologic outcomes in women undergoing opportunistic screening in Vermont and organized screening in Norway...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Does organized mammographic screening reduce breast cancer mortality? The Cancer Registry's view on the current debate]
    Hege Wang
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 122:211-3. 2002
  18. ncbi request reprint Do the results of the process indicators in the Norwegian Breast Cancer Screening Program predict future mortality reduction from breast cancer?
    Solveig Hofvind
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Oncol 43:467-73. 2004
    ..The process indicators achieved in the NBCSP are promising as regards future mortality reduction. The incidence of interval cancer 13-24 months after screening is higher than recommended in the European guidelines...
  19. doi request reprint Trends in incidence of ductal carcinoma in situ: the effect of a population-based screening programme
    Ragnhild Sørum
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Department of Screening based Research, Box 5313 Majorstuen, N 0304 Oslo, Norway
    Breast 19:499-505. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the incidence according to grade distribution, age, and implementation of a population-based screening programme...
  20. ncbi request reprint The cumulative risk of a false-positive recall in the Norwegian Breast Cancer Screening Program
    Solveig Hofvind
    The Cancer Registry of Norway, Montebello, Oslo
    Cancer 101:1501-7. 2004
    ..A secondary objective was to estimate the cumulative risk of undergoing fine-needle aspiration cytology, core needle biopsy, and open biopsy with benign morphology in the same group of women...
  21. ncbi request reprint Number and characteristics of breast cancer cases diagnosed in four periods in the screening interval of a biennial population-based screening programme
    Solveig Hofvind
    The Cancer Registry of Norway, Norway
    J Med Screen 13:192-6. 2006
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  22. ncbi request reprint Use of hormone therapy and risk of breast cancer detected at screening and between mammographic screens
    Solveig Hofvind
    The Cancer Registry of Norway, Norway
    Int J Cancer 118:3112-7. 2006
    ..The increased risk of interval cancer, which may partly be due to decreased sensitivity of mammograms in HT users, remains a challenge in breast cancer screening programs...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Incidence of breast cancer before and after implementation of mammography screening]
    Solveig Hofvind
    Institutt for populasjonsbasert kreftforskning, Kreftregisteret, Montebello, 0310 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:2935-8. 2006
    ..Such an implementation is expected to give an initial increased incidence followed by a decrease. We here present general and stage-specific incidences of breast cancer by age groups, in the first 9 counties that implemented the NBCSP...
  24. pmc Breast cancer and ductal carcinoma in situ among women with prior squamous or glandular precancer in the cervix: a register-based study
    B T Hansen
    Department of Research, Cancer Registry of Norway, PO Box 5313 Majorstuen, Oslo 0304, Norway
    Br J Cancer 107:1451-3. 2012
    ..Human papillomavirus and hormonal contraceptives may be risk factors for cervical precancer and malignant breast tumours...
  25. ncbi request reprint Follow-up and final results of the Oslo I Study comparing screen-film mammography and full-field digital mammography with soft-copy reading
    P Skaane
    Department of Radiology, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Radiol 46:679-89. 2005
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  26. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of screen-film versus full-field digital mammography with soft-copy reading in population-based screening program: follow-up and final results of Oslo II study
    Per Skaane
    Department of Radiology, Ullevaal University Hospital, University of Oslo, Kirkeveien 166, NO 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Radiology 244:708-17. 2007
    ..To prospectively compare performance indicators at screen-film mammography (SFM) and full-field digital mammography (FFDM) in a population-based screening program...
  27. ncbi request reprint Full-field digital mammography compared to screen film mammography in the prevalent round of a population-based screening programme: the Vestfold County Study
    Einar Vigeland
    Department of Radiology, Vestfold Hospital, Halfdan Wilhelmsens Alle 17, 3116 Tønsberg, Norway
    Eur Radiol 18:183-91. 2008
    ..In conclusion FFDM had a significantly higher detection rate for DCIS than SFM. For invasive cancers no difference was seen. FFDM also had a significantly higher PPV and a significantly lower technical recall rate...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Introduction and evaluation of screening]
    Solveig Hofvind
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 123:971. 2003
  29. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer incidence and mortality in the Nordic capitals, 1970-1998. Trends related to mammography screening programmes
    Sven Törnberg
    Cancer Screening Unit, Oncologic Centre, Karolinska University Hospital, S 171 76, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 45:528-35. 2006
    ..The study showed that the population-based breast cancer mortality trend is too crude a measure to detect the effect of screening on breast cancer mortality during the first years after the start of a programme...