Nils Bjurstam

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital of North Norway
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. pmc Percentage density, Wolfe's and Tabár's mammographic patterns: agreement and association with risk factors for breast cancer
    Inger T Gram
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Breivika, Norway
    Breast Cancer Res 7:R854-61. 2005
  2. pmc Different measures of smoking exposure and mammographic density in postmenopausal Norwegian women: a cross-sectional study
    Yngve Bremnes
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Breast Cancer Res 9:R73. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint The Gothenburg Breast Screening Trial
    Nils Bjurstam
    Department of Radiology, Center for Breast Imaging, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Cancer 97:2387-96. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Endogenous sex hormones, prolactin and mammographic density in postmenopausal Norwegian women
    Yngve Bremnes
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Cancer 121:2506-11. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Different types of postmenopausal hormone therapy and mammographic density in Norwegian women
    Yngve Bremnes
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Cancer 120:880-4. 2007
  6. pmc Overdiagnosis and overtreatment of breast cancer: estimates of overdiagnosis from two trials of mammographic screening for breast cancer
    Stephen W Duffy
    Cancer Research UK Department of Epidemiology, Mathematics and Statistics, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Queen Mary College, University of London, London, UK
    Breast Cancer Res 7:258-65. 2005
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Importance of comparison of current and prior mammograms in breast cancer screening
    Antonius A J Roelofs
    Department of Radiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Geert Grooteplein 10, 667 Radiology, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Radiology 242:70-7. 2007
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor and mammographic density in postmenopausal Norwegian women
    Yngve Bremnes
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:57-62. 2007

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc Percentage density, Wolfe's and Tabár's mammographic patterns: agreement and association with risk factors for breast cancer
    Inger T Gram
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Breivika, Norway
    Breast Cancer Res 7:R854-61. 2005
    ..The purpose of this report was to classify mammograms according to four methods and to examine their agreement and their relationship to selected risk factors for breast cancer...
  2. pmc Different measures of smoking exposure and mammographic density in postmenopausal Norwegian women: a cross-sectional study
    Yngve Bremnes
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Breast Cancer Res 9:R73. 2007
    ..Cigarette smoking may have both carcinogenic effects and antiestrogenic effects on the breast tissue. We decided to examine the relationship between different measures of smoking exposure and mammographic density...
  3. ncbi request reprint The Gothenburg Breast Screening Trial
    Nils Bjurstam
    Department of Radiology, Center for Breast Imaging, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Cancer 97:2387-96. 2003
    ..Although there is evidence for a reduction in breast carcinoma mortality with mammographic screening, some doubts have been expressed, and there is still uncertainty regarding the age specific effects...
  4. ncbi request reprint Endogenous sex hormones, prolactin and mammographic density in postmenopausal Norwegian women
    Yngve Bremnes
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Cancer 121:2506-11. 2007
    ..Further, the authors found a positive but weak association between plasma estrone concentration and mammographic density, which appeared to be modified by IGF-I levels...
  5. ncbi request reprint Different types of postmenopausal hormone therapy and mammographic density in Norwegian women
    Yngve Bremnes
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Cancer 120:880-4. 2007
    ..In summary, our study shows a statistical significant positive dose-response association between current use of the continuous E(2) plus NETA combination and both measures of mammographic density...
  6. pmc Overdiagnosis and overtreatment of breast cancer: estimates of overdiagnosis from two trials of mammographic screening for breast cancer
    Stephen W Duffy
    Cancer Research UK Department of Epidemiology, Mathematics and Statistics, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Queen Mary College, University of London, London, UK
    Breast Cancer Res 7:258-65. 2005
    ..Our results suggest that overdiagnosis in mammography screening is a minor phenomenon, but further studies with very large numbers are required for more precise estimation...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Importance of comparison of current and prior mammograms in breast cancer screening
    Antonius A J Roelofs
    Department of Radiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Geert Grooteplein 10, 667 Radiology, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Radiology 242:70-7. 2007
    ..To retrospectively determine the influence of comparing current mammograms with prior mammograms on breast cancer detection in screening and to investigate a protocol in which prior mammograms are viewed only when necessary...
  9. 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
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor and mammographic density in postmenopausal Norwegian women
    Yngve Bremnes
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:57-62. 2007
    ..These associations were found among noncurrent hormone therapy users but not among current users...
  11. ncbi request reprint Metabolic and hormonal profiles: HDL cholesterol as a plausible biomarker of breast cancer risk. The Norwegian EBBA Study
    Anne Sofie Furberg
    Institute of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:33-40. 2005
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  12. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of mammography screening: updated overview of the Swedish randomised trials
    Lennarth Nystrom
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet 359:909-19. 2002
    ..RRs were calculated by the density method, with total person-time experience of the cohort by time interval of follow-up as a basis for estimating mortality rates. We calculated weighted RRs and 95% CI with the Mantel-Haenszel procedure...