Tone Bjørge

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bergen
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. pmc Height and body mass index in relation to cancer of the small intestine in two million Norwegian men and women
    T Bjørge
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Section for Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Bergen, Norway
    Br J Cancer 93:807-10. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Metabolic risk factors and ovarian cancer in the Metabolic Syndrome and Cancer project
    Tone Bjørge
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Int J Epidemiol 40:1667-77. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and breast cancer in the me-can (metabolic syndrome and cancer) project
    Tone Bjørge
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, N 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1737-45. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and endometrial carcinoma
    Tone Bjørge
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, N 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 171:892-902. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Fetal Down syndrome and the risk of maternal breast cancer
    Tone Bjørge
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Epidemiology 20:584-9. 2009
  6. pmc Birth and parental characteristics and risk of neuroblastoma in a population-based Norwegian cohort study
    T Bjørge
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, N 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Br J Cancer 99:1165-9. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Body mass index in adolescence in relation to cause-specific mortality: a follow-up of 230,000 Norwegian adolescents
    Tone Bjørge
    Section for Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 168:30-7. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Cancer risk in children with birth defects and in their families: a population based cohort study of 5.2 million children from Norway and Sweden
    Tone Bjørge
    Section for Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, N 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:500-6. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint The impact of height and body mass index on the risk of testicular cancer in 600,000 Norwegian men
    Tone Bjørge
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Section for Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Bergen, N 5018, Bergen, Norway
    Cancer Causes Control 17:983-7. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Body size in relation to cancer of the uterine corpus in 1 million Norwegian women
    Tone Bjørge
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Section for Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Bergen, N 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Int J Cancer 120:378-83. 2007

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Height and body mass index in relation to cancer of the small intestine in two million Norwegian men and women
    T Bjørge
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Section for Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Bergen, Norway
    Br J Cancer 93:807-10. 2005
    ..Elevated BMI in males and increasing height in both sexes were associated with a moderately increased risk of cancer of the small intestine...
  2. doi request reprint Metabolic risk factors and ovarian cancer in the Metabolic Syndrome and Cancer project
    Tone Bjørge
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Int J Epidemiol 40:1667-77. 2011
    ..The authors aimed to examine the association between factors in the MetS, individually and combined, and risk of ovarian cancer incidence and mortality...
  3. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and breast cancer in the me-can (metabolic syndrome and cancer) project
    Tone Bjørge
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, N 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1737-45. 2010
    ..We aimed to examine the association between MetS factors (individually and combined) and risk of breast cancer incidence and mortality...
  4. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and endometrial carcinoma
    Tone Bjørge
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, N 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 171:892-902. 2010
    ..The association between the metabolic syndrome and endometrial carcinoma risk seems to go beyond the risk conferred by obesity alone, particularly in women with a high body mass index...
  5. doi request reprint Fetal Down syndrome and the risk of maternal breast cancer
    Tone Bjørge
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Epidemiology 20:584-9. 2009
    ..This study aimed to compare the risk of breast cancer in women who gave birth to a child with Down syndrome (as a marker of elevated hCG exposure) with that of women who had only unaffected children...
  6. pmc Birth and parental characteristics and risk of neuroblastoma in a population-based Norwegian cohort study
    T Bjørge
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, N 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Br J Cancer 99:1165-9. 2008
    ..In children below the age of 18 months, there was an increased neuroblastoma risk among those with congenital malformations and suggestion of increased risk when the mother had pre-eclampsia...
  7. ncbi request reprint Body mass index in adolescence in relation to cause-specific mortality: a follow-up of 230,000 Norwegian adolescents
    Tone Bjørge
    Section for Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 168:30-7. 2008
    ..7, 95% CI: 1.4, 5.2; females: 2.5, 95% CI: 1.4, 4.8), and sudden death (males: 2.2, 95% CI: 1.2, 4.3; females: 2.7, 95% CI: 1.1, 6.6). Adolescent obesity was related to increased mortality in middle age from several important causes...
  8. doi request reprint Cancer risk in children with birth defects and in their families: a population based cohort study of 5.2 million children from Norway and Sweden
    Tone Bjørge
    Section for Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, N 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:500-6. 2008
    ..Cancer and birth defects may share factors that influence risk. A malformation may involve physiologic changes or changes in lifestyle that might affect cancer risks...
  9. ncbi request reprint The impact of height and body mass index on the risk of testicular cancer in 600,000 Norwegian men
    Tone Bjørge
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Section for Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Bergen, N 5018, Bergen, Norway
    Cancer Causes Control 17:983-7. 2006
    ..A moderate increase in risk of seminomas was seen with increasing adult height. Compared with men with height 170-79 cm, men with height 180 cm and above had a relative risk of 1.17 (95% CI: 1.00-1.37)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Body size in relation to cancer of the uterine corpus in 1 million Norwegian women
    Tone Bjørge
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Section for Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Bergen, N 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Int J Cancer 120:378-83. 2007
    ..The overall RR of corpus uteri cancer associated with a 10-cm increase in height was 1.09 (95% CI: 1.05-1.13), and was mostly observed for Type I tumors...
  11. doi request reprint Sarcosine and other metabolites along the choline oxidation pathway in relation to prostate cancer--a large nested case-control study within the JANUS cohort in Norway
    Stefan de Vogel
    Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Int J Cancer 134:197-206. 2014
    ..Ratios of metabolites reflecting one-carbon balance may be associated with prostate cancer risk, as demonstrated for the glycine/serine ratio, and should be explored in future studies...
  12. doi request reprint The healthy worker effect in cancer incidence studies
    Jorunn Kirkeleit
    Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 177:1218-24. 2013
    ..32). Depending on the type of cancer being studied, marked potential exists for both underestimation and overestimation of cancer risk when the general population is used as the reference for studies of worker populations...
  13. pmc Fetal growth and childhood cancer: a population-based study
    Tone Bjørge
    Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, University of Bergen, N 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Pediatrics 132:e1265-75. 2013
    ..The etiology of childhood cancers is largely unknown. Studies have suggested that birth characteristics may be associated with risk. Our goal was to evaluate the risk of childhood cancers in relation to fetal growth...
  14. doi request reprint Serum folate and vitamin B12 concentrations in relation to prostate cancer risk--a Norwegian population-based nested case-control study of 3000 cases and 3000 controls within the JANUS cohort
    Stefan de Vogel
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Int J Epidemiol 42:201-10. 2013
    ..Although individual studies have been inconsistent, meta-analyses of epidemiological data suggest that high folate and vitamin B12 levels may be associated with increased prostate cancer risk...
  15. pmc Risk of diabetes after gestational diabetes and preeclampsia. A registry-based study of 230,000 women in Norway
    Anders Engeland
    Department of Pharmacoepidemiology, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 26:157-63. 2011
    ..If the increase in frequency of GDM observed in MBRN in recent years is real, a further increase in diabetic women can be expected...
  16. ncbi request reprint Height and body mass index and risk of lymphohematopoietic malignancies in two million Norwegian men and women
    Anders Engeland
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 165:44-52. 2007
    ..The moderate associations between height and body mass index and LHMs found in the present study indicate that the observed increase in overweight/obesity plays only a minor role in explaining the increase in the incidence of LHMs...
  17. doi request reprint Validation of disease registration in pregnant women in the Medical Birth Registry of Norway
    Anders Engeland
    Department of Pharmacoepidemiology, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, N 0403, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:1083-9. 2009
    ..The registration of asthma overall was 51%, but considerably higher for more serious asthma. Except for diabetes type 1, the medical disease diagnoses in the MBRN should be dealt with carefully...
  18. doi request reprint Cancer in childhood, adolescence, and young adults: a population-based study of changes in risk of cancer death during four decades in Norway
    Sara Ghaderi
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, Bergen, Norway
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1297-305. 2012
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  19. doi request reprint Comparison of recorded medication use in the Medical Birth Registry of Norway with prescribed medicines registered in the Norwegian Prescription Database
    Marte Gravseth Espnes
    University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 20:243-8. 2011
    ..Maternal medication use during pregnancy is explored extensively, as it may cause birth defects. This study aimed to evaluate the validity of recorded medication use in the Medical Birth Registry of Norway (MBRN)...
  20. pmc Increased risk of oesophageal adenocarcinoma among upstream petroleum workers
    Jorunn Kirkeleit
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, PO Box 7804, N 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Occup Environ Med 67:335-40. 2010
    ..To investigate cancer risk, particularly oesophageal cancer, among male upstream petroleum workers offshore potentially exposed to various carcinogenic agents...
  21. pmc Effects of preconceptional paternal drug exposure on birth outcomes: cohort study of 340 000 pregnancies using Norwegian population-based databases
    Anders Engeland
    Department of Pharmacoepidemiology, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 75:1134-41. 2013
    ..We aimed to explore associations between drugs dispensed to the father prior to conception and pregnancy outcomes, such as pre-term birth, perinatal mortality, foetal growth retardation and birth defects...
  22. ncbi request reprint Increasing twinning rates in Norway, 1967-2004: the influence of maternal age and assisted reproductive technology (ART)
    Anne Tandberg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 86:833-9. 2007
    ..In the present nationwide study from Norway, we aimed at evaluating the effect of assisted reproductive technologies and delayed childbearing age on this epidemic rise...