Sophie Dorothea Fosså

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Affiliation: University of Oslo
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Reproduction rates after cancer treatment: experience from the Norwegian radium hospital
    Milada Cvancarova
    Department of Clinical CancerResearch, Rikshospitalet UniversityHospital, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Oncol 27:334-43. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Fertility and sexuality in young cancer survivors who have adult-onset malignancies
    Sophie D Fossa
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Montebello, 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 22:291-303, vii. 2008
  3. doi request reprint A randomized phase II trial comparing weekly taxotere plus prednisolone versus prednisolone alone in androgen-independent prostate cancer
    Sophie D Fossa
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Medical Center and University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Front Radiat Ther Oncol 41:108-16. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Short- and long-term morbidity after treatment for testicular cancer
    Sophie D Fossa
    The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    BJU Int 104:1418-22. 2009
  5. doi request reprint A study of coping in long-term testicular cancer survivors
    Robert Rutskij
    Department of Psychiatry, Diakonhjemmet Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Psychol Health Med 15:146-58. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Fatigue in prostate cancer survivors treated with definitive radiotherapy and LHRH analogs
    Anne E Kyrdalen
    National Resource Center for Late Effects, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, Norway
    Prostate 70:1480-9. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint A controlled study of job strain in primary-treated cancer patients without metastases
    Saevar Berg Gudbergsson
    The Cancer Clinic, Section for Long Term Studies, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Medical Center, University of Oslo, Oslo, Montebello, Norway
    Acta Oncol 46:534-44. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Is cancer survivorship associated with reduced work engagement? A NOCWO Study
    Saevar Berg Gudbergsson
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Montebello, Oslo, Norway
    J Cancer Surviv 2:159-68. 2008
  9. doi request reprint A study of work changes due to cancer in tumor-free primary-treated cancer patients. A NOCWO study
    Saevar Berg Gudbergsson
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, University of Oslo Faculty of Medicine, Montebello, 0310, Oslo, Norway
    Support Care Cancer 16:1163-71. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Gonadal hormones in long-term survivors 10 years after treatment for unilateral testicular cancer
    Carina Nord
    Department of Clinical Research, The Norwegian Radiumhospital, University Hospital, Montebello, 0310, Oslo, Norway
    Eur Urol 44:322-8. 2003

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  1. doi request reprint Reproduction rates after cancer treatment: experience from the Norwegian radium hospital
    Milada Cvancarova
    Department of Clinical CancerResearch, Rikshospitalet UniversityHospital, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Oncol 27:334-43. 2009
    ..Most studies on postcancer reproduction are limited in patient numbers and lack of control group. We have computed 10-year first postdiagnosis cumulative reproduction rates (10-PDRs) and hazard ratios (HRs) avoiding these limitations...
  2. doi request reprint Fertility and sexuality in young cancer survivors who have adult-onset malignancies
    Sophie D Fossa
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Montebello, 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 22:291-303, vii. 2008
    ..Communication about fertility and sexuality must become an integrated part of cancer survivors' follow-up...
  3. doi request reprint A randomized phase II trial comparing weekly taxotere plus prednisolone versus prednisolone alone in androgen-independent prostate cancer
    Sophie D Fossa
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Medical Center and University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Front Radiat Ther Oncol 41:108-16. 2008
    ..2-20.8). Assessment of pain and quality of life showed superiority of arm A treatment, without unacceptable toxicity. Taxotere plus prednisolone is recommended as systemic standard treatment in androgen-independent prostate cancer...
  4. doi request reprint Short- and long-term morbidity after treatment for testicular cancer
    Sophie D Fossa
    The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    BJU Int 104:1418-22. 2009
    ..Patients should be informed about these potential complications and the importance of adjusting their lifestyle (e.g. smoking habits, physical activity and weight control)...
  5. doi request reprint A study of coping in long-term testicular cancer survivors
    Robert Rutskij
    Department of Psychiatry, Diakonhjemmet Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Psychol Health Med 15:146-58. 2010
    ..In conclusion, we found that TCSs used similar coping patterns as NORM, avoidant coping was associated with significantly more problems than observed among TCSs who used more approach coping...
  6. doi request reprint Fatigue in prostate cancer survivors treated with definitive radiotherapy and LHRH analogs
    Anne E Kyrdalen
    National Resource Center for Late Effects, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, Norway
    Prostate 70:1480-9. 2010
    ..Few studies have dealt with chronic fatigue (CF) in definitive radiotherapy (RAD) patients during and after (neo-)adjuvant androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) for prostate cancer...
  7. ncbi request reprint A controlled study of job strain in primary-treated cancer patients without metastases
    Saevar Berg Gudbergsson
    The Cancer Clinic, Section for Long Term Studies, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Medical Center, University of Oslo, Oslo, Montebello, Norway
    Acta Oncol 46:534-44. 2007
    ..A longer follow-up of survivors is necessary in order to draw conclusion about the stability of these findings over time...
  8. doi request reprint Is cancer survivorship associated with reduced work engagement? A NOCWO Study
    Saevar Berg Gudbergsson
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Montebello, Oslo, Norway
    J Cancer Surviv 2:159-68. 2008
    ..This study explores work engagement in employed tumor-free cancer survivors (CSs) compared to matched controls from the general population (NORM)...
  9. doi request reprint A study of work changes due to cancer in tumor-free primary-treated cancer patients. A NOCWO study
    Saevar Berg Gudbergsson
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, University of Oslo Faculty of Medicine, Montebello, 0310, Oslo, Norway
    Support Care Cancer 16:1163-71. 2008
    ..The goal of this study is to explore the characteristics of tumor-free cancer survivors (CSs) who after their primary treatment were still working but made work changes due to cancer and compare them to survivors who did not...
  10. ncbi request reprint Gonadal hormones in long-term survivors 10 years after treatment for unilateral testicular cancer
    Carina Nord
    Department of Clinical Research, The Norwegian Radiumhospital, University Hospital, Montebello, 0310, Oslo, Norway
    Eur Urol 44:322-8. 2003
    ..To investigate whether unilaterally orchiectomised testicular cancer survivors (TCSs) are more likely to display reduced Leydig cell function than healthy males...
  11. pmc Effects of a 1-week inpatient course including information, physical activity, and group sessions for prostate cancer patients
    Gunhild Maria Gjerset
    National Resource Center for Late Effects, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Montebello, 0310, Oslo, Norway
    J Cancer Educ 26:754-60. 2011
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  12. ncbi request reprint Fatigue, anxiety, and depression in long-term survivors of testicular cancer
    Sophie D Fossa
    Norwegian Radium Hospital, Department of Oncology and Radiotherapy, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Oncol 21:1249-54. 2003
    ..Occurrence of CF in TCSs is compared with findings in male survivors of Hodgkin's disease (HDSs) and in males from the general population (GenPop)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Stability of health-related quality of life in the Norwegian general population and impact of chronic morbidity in individuals with and without a cancer diagnosis
    Sophie D Fossa
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Medical Center, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Oncol 46:452-61. 2007
    ..Further, in the interpretation of HRQoL in cancer survivors' co-morbid conditions and socio-demographic variables must be considered. Over an 8 years period the HRQoL of the Norwegian GenPop appeared to be stable...
  14. ncbi request reprint Self-reported health and use of health care services in long-term cancer survivors
    Carina Nord
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Montebello, 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Int J Cancer 114:307-16. 2005
    ..Further studies are needed to investigate the reasons for increased use of health care services and perceived poor health in cancer survivors...
  15. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in survivors of testicular cancer
    Alv A Dahl
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Trust, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Urol Oncol 23:193-200. 2005
    ..Patients to be treated for testicular cancer should be told about the outlook for good QOL, and the low risk of mental and physical long-term effects...
  16. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in good prognosis patients with metastatic germ cell cancer: a prospective study of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Genitourinary Group/Medical Research Council Testicular Cancer Study Group (30941/TE20)
    Sophie D Fossa
    Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Oncol 21:1107-18. 2003
    ..To describe global quality of life (GLQL) in patients with metastatic testicular cancer (TC) treated with four different schedules of bleomycin, etoposide, and cisplatin (BEP) chemotherapy (four v three cycles given over 5 v 3 days)...
  17. doi request reprint Sexual function in females after radiotherapy for rectal cancer
    Kjersti Bruheim
    The Cancer Centre, Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, Oslo, Norway Cancer Centre, Oslo University Hospital, Ullev å l, 0407 Oslo, Norway Tel 47 23026600 Fax 47 23026601 E mail
    Acta Oncol 49:826-32. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to compare self-rated sexual functioning in women treated with or without radiotherapy (RT+ vs. RT-), at least two years after surgery for rectal cancer...
  18. ncbi request reprint Gonadal function and fertility in patients with bilateral testicular germ cell malignancy
    Kari Dolven Jacobsen
    Department of Medical Oncology, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Montebello, 0310, Oslo, Norway s d
    Eur Urol 42:229-38; discussion 237-8. 2002
    ..To evaluate gonadal function and fertility in patients with bilateral testicular cancer (TC)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cisplatin-induced long-term hearing impairment is associated with specific glutathione s-transferase genotypes in testicular cancer survivors
    Jan Oldenburg
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Medical Center, Montebello, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Oncol 25:708-14. 2007
    ..These differences might be a result of functional polymorphisms in cisplatin-detoxifying enzymes like glutathione S-transferases (GSTs)...
  20. doi request reprint Patient knowledge of late effects of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
    Ellen Ruud
    Department of Paediatric Medicine, Women and Children s Division, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet, Norway
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 132:2052-5. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to reveal how much Norwegian adults treated for acute lymphatic leukaemia before the age of 16 know about the risk of long-term effects...
  21. ncbi request reprint The associations between living conditions, demography, and the 'impact of cancer' scale in tumor-free cancer survivors: a NOCWO study
    Saevar B Gudbergsson
    The Cancer Clinic, Section of Long term Studies, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Medical Center, University of Oslo, Montebello, 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Support Care Cancer 15:1309-18. 2007
    ..This study explores the associations between demography, living conditions (LCs), and the IOC dimensions in disease-free Norwegian survivors who have been treated for breast, prostate, or testicular cancer...
  22. doi request reprint Received and needed social support at the workplace in Norwegian and Finnish stage 1 breast cancer survivors: a study from the Nordic Study Group of Cancer and Work (NOCWO)
    Saevar B Gudbergsson
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Oncol 48:67-75. 2009
    ..In this cross-sectional study we compared self-reported received and needed social support at the workplace of disease-free breast cancer survivors (BCSs) stage I from Norway and Finland...
  23. doi request reprint Long term physical sequelae after adult-onset cancer
    Sophie D Fossa
    Cancer Clinic, Department of Clinical Cancer Research, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Medical Centre, Montebello, N 0310 Oslo, Norway
    J Cancer Surviv 2:3-11. 2008
    ..Only limited literature is available recommending guidelines for long-term follow-up of cancer patients and their implementation in the delivery of health care...
  24. doi request reprint Relation of coronary artery calcium score to premature coronary artery disease in survivors >15 years of Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Rune Andersen
    Deprtment of Radiology, Oslo University Hospital, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Cardiol 105:149-52. 2010
    ..Lower CAC scores, however, do not exclude CAD and further studies should be undertaken to define the best algorithm for follow-up of this patient group...
  25. ncbi request reprint Postchemotherapy retroperitoneal surgery remains necessary in patients with nonseminomatous testicular cancer and minimal residual tumor masses
    Jan Oldenburg
    Department of Medical Oncology, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Montebello, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Oncol 21:3310-7. 2003
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Definitive radiotherapy of prostate cancer: the possible role of staging lymphadenectomy
    Sophie D Fossa
    Department of Clinical Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 57:33-41. 2003
    ..To evaluate the postradiotherapy 5-year cancer-specific (CSS), clinical progression-free (cPFS), and overall (OS) survival rates in patients with pN0 M0 prostate cancer (PC)...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Long-term effects after mantle field radiotherapy for Hodgkin's lymphoma]
    Sophie D Fossa
    Det norske radiumhospital HF, Montebello, 0310 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:41-4. 2005
    ..Cancer survivors have an increased risk of life-long health problems that may be associated with their treatment...
  28. ncbi request reprint Independent prognostic significance of HER-2 oncoprotein expression in pN0 prostate cancer undergoing curative radiotherapy
    Alexander Fosså
    Department of Immunology, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Cancer 99:100-5. 2002
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint 'Patient satisfaction' in hospitalized cancer patients
    Jon Skarstein
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology, Norwegian Radium Hospital, University of Oslo, Norway
    Acta Oncol 41:639-45. 2002
    ..Cancer patients' satisfaction with their hospital stay was high, and predicted by four independently predictive variables related to the performance of caregivers. These suggest areas for further improvement in the healthcare service...
  30. ncbi request reprint Neuroendocrine serum tumour markers in hormone-resistant prostate cancer
    Tor Hvamstad
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, N 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Eur Urol 44:215-21. 2003
    ..Secondarily we wanted to assess any change in serum levels of NSE or CgA after palliative radiotherapy...
  31. doi request reprint Mortality is persistently increased in Hodgkin's lymphoma survivors
    Cecilie E Kiserud
    National Resource Center for Late Effects, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Cancer 46:1632-9. 2010
    ..Aims of this study were to examine mortality and causes of death in Hodgkin's lymphoma survivors (HLSs) compared to controls from the general population, and to explore if CF was associated with increased mortality...
  32. doi request reprint Arm and shoulder morbidity in breast cancer patients after breast-conserving therapy versus mastectomy
    Inger Lise Nesvold
    Department of Cancer Rehabilitation Physiotherapy, Rikshospitalet, University of Oslo Division The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Montebello, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Oncol 47:835-42. 2008
    ....
  33. doi request reprint High prostate cancer mortality in Norway evaluated by automated classification of medical entities
    Eivor Hernes
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:331-5. 2008
    ..There is reason to assume that the use of manual classification of deaths is not a major explanation of the high prostate cancer mortality rates in Norway...
  34. doi request reprint Thyroid function in women after multimodal treatment for breast cancer stage II/III: comparison with controls from a population sample
    Kristin Valborg Reinertsen
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 75:764-70. 2009
    ..Secondarily, we explored the impact of two different radiotherapy (RT) techniques (standardized field arrangements vs. computed tomography [CT]-based dose planning) on TD in BC patients examined 35-120 months after primary BC treatment...
  35. doi request reprint Do male lymphoma survivors have impaired sexual function?
    Cecilie E Kiserud
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Oncol 27:6019-26. 2009
    ..Sexual function in male lymphoma survivors was examined and compared with that of age-matched controls...
  36. doi request reprint Arm/shoulder problems in breast cancer survivors are associated with reduced health and poorer physical quality of life
    Inger Lise Nesvold
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet, 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Acta Oncol 49:347-53. 2010
    ..We examined demography, lifestyle, quality of life (QoL) and somatic morbidity in BCSs with and without ASPs. We also compared the associations of restricted shoulder abduction and lymphedema with QoL...
  37. doi request reprint Fear of recurrence in long-term testicular cancer survivors
    Tone Skaali
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radiumhospital, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Psychooncology 18:580-8. 2009
    ..To explore fear of recurrence (FoR) in long-term testicular cancer survivors (TCSs) since FoR hardly has been examined in TCSs...
  38. doi request reprint Kwan's arm problem scale: psychometric examination in a sample of stage II breast cancer survivors
    Inger Lise Nesvold
    Department of Cancer Rehabilitation Physiotherapy, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Montebello, 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 117:281-8. 2009
    ..80 for problems of using the arm at a cut-off of the total KAPS score of 21.5. The results show that the KAPS has good psychometric properties supported by high reliability and considerable convergent and discriminant validity...
  39. doi request reprint Late relapse of nonseminomatous germ cell tumours
    Jan Oldenburg
    The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    BJU Int 104:1413-7. 2009
    ..Referral of late-relapsing patients to high-volume institutions ensures the best chances of cure and enables increasing understanding of tumour biology and the clinical course of these patients...
  40. doi request reprint The personality trait of neuroticism is strongly associated with long-term morbidity in testicular cancer survivors
    Ellen Karine Grov
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Oncol 48:842-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to explore associations between neuroticism and somatic and mental morbidity and lifestyle issues in long-term survivors of testicular cancer (TCSs)...
  41. doi request reprint Is somatic comorbidity associated with more somatic symptoms, mental distress, or unhealthy lifestyle in elderly cancer survivors?
    Ellen Karine Grov
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Montebello, Oslo, 0310, Norway
    J Cancer Surviv 3:109-16. 2009
    ..This study examines these associations among elderly cancer survivors (age >or=65 years) in a population-based sample...
  42. doi request reprint Disseminated tumor cells in bone marrow following definitive radiotherapy for intermediate or high-risk prostate cancer
    Arne Berg
    Norwegian Radium Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Prostate 68:1607-14. 2008
    ....
  43. doi request reprint A systematic review of physical activity in prostate cancer survivors: outcomes, prevalence, and determinants
    Lene Thorsen
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, Division of Cancer Medicine and Radiotherapy, Norwegian Radium Hospital, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Montebello, Oslo, Norway
    Support Care Cancer 16:987-97. 2008
    ..We reviewed physical activity (PA) studies in prostate cancer (PC) survivors investigating (a) the effects of PA on health outcomes, (b) the prevalence of PA, and (c) the determinants of PA...
  44. ncbi request reprint Study of anxiety disorder and depression in long-term survivors of testicular cancer
    Alv A Dahl
    The Norwegian Radium Hospital, N 0310 Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Oncol 23:2389-95. 2005
    ..To increase our knowledge of the prevalence of anxiety disorder and depression in long-term testicular cancer survivors (TCSs), and to identify variables associated with such caseness...
  45. ncbi request reprint Risk of contralateral testicular cancer: a population-based study of 29,515 U.S. men
    Sophie D Fossa
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, University of Oslo, Norway
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1056-66. 2005
    ..We evaluated the risk of contralateral testicular cancer and survival in a large population-based cohort of men diagnosed with testicular cancer before age 55 years...
  46. ncbi request reprint The association between self-reported physical activity and prevalence of depression and anxiety disorder in long-term survivors of testicular cancer and men in a general population sample
    Lene Thorsen
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Rehabilitation, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Support Care Cancer 13:637-46. 2005
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint A comparative study of living conditions in cancer patients who have returned to work after curative treatment
    Saevar B Gudbergsson
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Rehabilitation, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Trust and University of Oslo, Montebello, 0310, Oslo, Norway
    Support Care Cancer 14:1020-9. 2006
    ..Their living conditions were compared with the conditions of matched controls from the general Norwegian population...
  48. ncbi request reprint [Malignant melanoma--diagnosis and treatment]
    Kari Dolven Jacobsen
    Fagområdet medikamentell behandling Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet 0310 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:3094-7. 2006
    ..Malignant melanoma is one of the most common forms of cancer in young adults in Norway. Early diagnosis and treatment is of vital importance for the prognosis...
  49. ncbi request reprint Impact of disseminated tumor cells in bone marrow at diagnosis in patients with nonmetastatic prostate cancer treated by definitive radiotherapy
    Arne Berg
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
    Int J Cancer 120:1603-9. 2007
    ..In conclusion our study shows that presence of DTCs in BM at diagnosis was associated with the histological differentiation of the primary tumor and an increased risk of developing distant metastases after RT...
  50. ncbi request reprint Weekly docetaxel and prednisolone versus prednisolone alone in androgen-independent prostate cancer: a randomized phase II study
    Sophie D Fossa
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Medical Center, Oslo, Norway
    Eur Urol 52:1691-8. 2007
    ..This approach should be compared with docetaxel (Taxotere)+prednisolone...
  51. ncbi request reprint Long-term sequelae after cancer therapy--survivorship after treatment for testicular cancer
    Sophie D Fossa
    Norwegian Radium Hospital, Department of Clinical Cancer Research, Montebello, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Oncol 43:134-41. 2004
    ..Knowledge of post-treatment long-term morbidity is essential for early recognition and treatment of late complications, and enables adequate counselling of new cancer patients...
  52. ncbi request reprint Young survivors of malignant bone tumours in the extremities: a comparative study of quality of life, fatigue and mental distress
    Liv Hege Aksnes
    The Cancer Clinic, Department of Oncology, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Medical Center, University of Oslo, Montebello, 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Support Care Cancer 15:1087-96. 2007
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint [Gonadal function after cancer treatment in adult men]
    Cecilie E Kiserud
    Nasjonalt kompetansesenter for langtidsstudier, etter kreft, Radiumhospitalet Rikshospitalet, 0027 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:461-5. 2008
    ..The germinal epithelium is more vulnerable to cytotoxic damage than the Leydig cells, which implies that subfertility/infertility is a more frequent side effect of cancer treatment than endocrine hypogonadism...
  54. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of physical activity on cardiorespiratory fitness and health-related quality of life in young and middle-aged cancer patients shortly after chemotherapy
    Lene Thorsen
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Rehabilitation, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, N 0310 Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Oncol 23:2378-88. 2005
    ....
  55. doi request reprint Radiation-induced sarcoma: 25-year experience from the Norwegian Radium Hospital
    Bodil Bjerkehagen
    Division of Pathology, Norwegian Radium Hospital, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Oncol 47:1475-82. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and outcome of radiation-induced sarcomas (RISs) among sarcoma patients referred to the Norwegian Radium Hospital (NRH)...
  56. ncbi request reprint The prognostic impact of cytokeratin-positive cells in bone marrow of patients with localized prostate cancer
    Wolfgang Lilleby
    Department of Oncology Radiotherapy, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, University of Oslo, Montebello, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Cancer 103:91-6. 2003
    ..Although this association was not retained in multivariate analysis, our observations indicate that the presence of CK+ cells after local therapy define a group of patients that have a high risk of developing distant metastases...
  57. ncbi request reprint Is the sexual function compromised in long-term testicular cancer survivors?
    Alv A Dahl
    The Cancer Clinic, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Medical Center, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Eur Urol 52:1438-47. 2007
    ..This study explores sexual function in a large unselected sample of Norwegian testicular cancer survivors (TCSs) by comparing the results with population data...
  58. pmc Exercise behavior in cancer survivors and associated factors
    Gunhild Maria Gjerset
    National Resource Center for Late Effects, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Montebello, 0310 Oslo, Norway
    J Cancer Surviv 5:35-43. 2011
    ..We also identified medical and demographic factors associated with LPA and its changes...
  59. ncbi request reprint Changes in treatment volume of hormonally treated and untreated cancerous prostate and its impact on rectal dose
    Wolfgang Lilleby
    Department of Medical Oncology Radiotherapy, Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Oncol 42:10-4. 2003
    ..However, the mean beneficial sparing of rectal volume was outweighed in some patients by considerable inter-patient variations...
  60. ncbi request reprint No association of serum gonadal or pituitary hormones with prognostic parameters in stages T1 to T3 PN0M0 prostate cancer
    Philip Fodstad
    Department of Clinical Research, Norwegian Radium Hospital, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    J Urol 168:1188-92. 2002
    ..This hypothesis was tested in the current study...
  61. doi request reprint Sexual function in males after radiotherapy for rectal cancer
    Kjersti Bruheim
    Oslo University Hospital, Ullevål Cancer Centre, 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 76:1012-7. 2010
    ..In this study, we aimed to compare self-rated sexual functioning in irradiated (RT+) and nonirradiated (RT-) male patients at least 2 years after surgery for rectal cancer...
  62. ncbi request reprint Failure to achieve castration levels in patients using leuprolide acetate in locally advanced prostate cancer
    Olav Erich Yri
    Department of Oncology, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Health Enterprise, Montebello, 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Eur Urol 49:54-8; discussion 58. 2006
    ..In a cross-sectional, retrospective, non-randomised study to investigate the possibility that some patients treated with luteinizing hormone releasing hormone analogues (LHRH analogues) fail to reach castration levels of serum testosterone...
  63. pmc Association between long-term neuro-toxicities in testicular cancer survivors and polymorphisms in glutathione-s-transferase-P1 and -M1, a retrospective cross sectional study
    Jan Oldenburg
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radiumhospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Transl Med 5:70. 2007
    ..To assess the impact of polymorphisms in Glutathione S-transferase (GST) -P1, -M1, and -T1 on self-reported chemotherapy-induced long-term toxicities in testicular cancer survivors (TCSs)...
  64. doi request reprint Concordance between Gleason scores of needle biopsies and radical prostatectomy specimens: a population-based study
    Rune Kvåle
    Department of Clinical and Registry based Research, The Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway
    BJU Int 103:1647-54. 2009
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Noncancer causes of death in survivors of testicular cancer
    Sophie D Fossa
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Trust, Oslo, Norway
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:533-44. 2007
    ..We conducted a population-based study to quantify the long-term risks of mortality from noncancer causes among men with testicular cancer...
  66. doi request reprint Late relapse of germ cell tumors
    Jan Oldenburg
    Department of Medical Oncology, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    World J Urol 27:493-500. 2009
    ..To assess the main characteristics of late relapsing malignant germ cell tumors (MGCTs). These tumors are rare and occur by definition 2 years or later after successful treatment...
  67. ncbi request reprint Role of strontium-89 as adjuvant to palliative external beam radiotherapy is questionable: results of a double-blind randomized study
    Sigbjørn Smeland
    Department of Medical and Radiation Oncology, Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 56:1397-404. 2003
    ..To explore the efficacy of adjuvant (89)Sr applied with external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) to treat bone metastases...
  68. ncbi request reprint Liposomal doxorubicin (Caelyx) in symptomatic androgen-independent prostate cancer (AIPC)--delayed response and flare phenomenon should be considered
    Sophie D Fossa
    Department of Medical Oncology and Radiotherapy, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Montebello, Oslo
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 36:34-9. 2002
    ..The formulation may therefore be beneficial in anthracycline-sensitive malignancies, where toxicity represents a major problem, as is the case in androgen-insensitive prostate cancer (AIPC)...
  69. doi request reprint Late regional density changes of the lung after radiotherapy for breast cancer
    Randi Vågane
    Department of Radiation Biology, Institute for Cancer Research, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Radiother Oncol 90:148-52. 2009
    ..To investigate density changes in lung tissue, 3-4 years after postoperative adjuvant radiotherapy for breast cancer, based on dose dependence and regional differences...
  70. doi request reprint Left ventricular function assessed by two-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography in long-term survivors of Hodgkin's lymphoma treated by mediastinal radiotherapy with or without anthracycline therapy
    Huey Ru Tsai
    Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet, Norway
    Am J Cardiol 107:472-7. 2011
    ..Patients receiving anthracycline therapy had additional negative long-tem effects on LV systolic function...
  71. ncbi request reprint 10-year survival and quality of life in patients with high-risk pN0 prostate cancer following definitive radiotherapy
    Arne Berg
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 69:1074-83. 2007
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  72. ncbi request reprint Germline glutathione S-transferase variants in breast cancer: relation to diagnosis and cutaneous long-term adverse effects after two fractionation patterns of radiotherapy
    Hege Edvardsen
    Department of Genetics, Institute for Cancer Research, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Medical Centre, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 67:1163-71. 2007
    ..To explore whether certain glutathione S-transferase (GST) polymorphisms are associated with an increased risk of breast cancer or the level of radiation-induced adverse effects after two fractionation patterns of adjuvant radiotherapy...