Sophie D Fossa

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oslo
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. pmc Valvular dysfunction and left ventricular changes in Hodgkin's lymphoma survivors. A longitudinal study
    T Wethal
    Department of Cardiology, University of Oslo, Sognsvannsveien 20, Oslo 0027, Norway
    Br J Cancer 101:575-81. 2009
  2. pmc Morbidity associated with "self-rated health" in epithelial ovarian cancer survivors
    Astrid Helene Liavaag
    Department of Gynecology, Sorlandet Hospital, Arendal, Norway
    BMC Cancer 9:2. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint [Courses for cancer patients--15 years' experience at The Montebello Centre in Norway]
    Sophie D Fossa
    Nasjonalt kompetansesenter for studier av langtidseffekter etter behandling av kreft, Radiumhospitalet, Rikshospitalet, 0310 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:2554-7. 2008
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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  1. pmc Valvular dysfunction and left ventricular changes in Hodgkin's lymphoma survivors. A longitudinal study
    T Wethal
    Department of Cardiology, University of Oslo, Sognsvannsveien 20, Oslo 0027, Norway
    Br J Cancer 101:575-81. 2009
    ..This study examined the time-dependent development and evolution of valvular and myocardial function related to treatment with mediastinal radiotherapy and anthracyclines in HLSs...
  2. pmc Morbidity associated with "self-rated health" in epithelial ovarian cancer survivors
    Astrid Helene Liavaag
    Department of Gynecology, Sorlandet Hospital, Arendal, Norway
    BMC Cancer 9:2. 2009
    ..The objective was to study somatic and mental morbidity in EOCSs associated with their Self-Rated Health (SRH) assessed by a single item.Findings were compared to age-matched controls from the general population...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Courses for cancer patients--15 years' experience at The Montebello Centre in Norway]
    Sophie D Fossa
    Nasjonalt kompetansesenter for studier av langtidseffekter etter behandling av kreft, Radiumhospitalet, Rikshospitalet, 0310 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:2554-7. 2008
    ..The Montebello Centre offers cancer patients and their relatives courses of 5-10 days duration aimed at improving their coping with their disease...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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)...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Activity of daily living problems in older cancer survivors: a population-based controlled study
    Ellen Karine Grov
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo University Hospital, Montebello, Oslo, Norway
    Health Soc Care Community 18:396-406. 2010
    ..Somatic co-morbidity further increased the prevalence of both P- and I-ADL problems in the cancer survivors. Primary healthcare providers should pay attention to and assess ADL problems in older cancer survivors...
  13. 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)...
  14. doi request reprint Bother problems in prostate cancer patients after curative treatment
    Andreas Stensvold
    Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, Radiumhospitalet, Oslo, Norway University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 31:1067-78. 2013
    ..We also studied the associations between psychosocial factors and post-treatment bother and the correlations between bother and function at the follow-up time points...
  15. ncbi request reprint Side effects and cancer-related stress determine quality of life in long-term survivors of testicular cancer
    Arnstein Mykletun
    The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Montebello, N 0310 Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Oncol 23:3061-8. 2005
    ..We wanted to examine variation in long-term QOL in TCSs in relation to TC treatment modality, side effects, and TC-related stress in a large population...
  16. ncbi request reprint Randomized phase II/III trial of interferon Alfa-2a with and without 13-cis-retinoic acid in patients with progressive metastatic renal cell Carcinoma: the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer Genito-Urinary Tract Cancer Group (EORTC
    Nina Aass
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, 0310 Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Oncol 23:4172-8. 2005
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Adverse prognostic factors for testicular cancer-specific survival: a population-based study of 27,948 patients
    Sophie D Fossa
    Oslo University Hospital, University of Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Oncol 29:963-70. 2011
    ..In a cancer that is so curable, it is important to identify any influence that confers an increased risk of TC-specific mortality...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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)...
  21. 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...
  22. pmc The relation between arm/shoulder problems and quality of life in breast cancer survivors: a cross-sectional and longitudinal study
    Inger Lise Nesvold
    National Resource Center for Late Effects, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    J Cancer Surviv 5:62-72. 2011
    ....
  23. 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...
  24. doi request reprint Self-reported cognitive problems in testicular cancer patients: relation to neuropsychological performance, fatigue, and psychological distress
    Tone Skaali
    National Resource Center for Late Effects, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Psychosom Res 70:403-10. 2011
    ..There is a concern about negative cognitive effects of systemic chemotherapy. We prospectively explored self-reported cognitive problems in testicular cancer patients (TCPs) treated with and without chemotherapy...
  25. doi request reprint Fatigued breast cancer survivors and gene polymorphisms in the inflammatory pathway
    Kristin V Reinertsen
    National Resource Center for Late Effects, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, Radiumhospitalet, Montebello, 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Brain Behav Immun 25:1376-83. 2011
    ..In a large cohort of BCSs the investigated SNPs in inflammation-related genes were not associated with fatigue, though subset analyses indicated an association between the CRP SNP (rs3091244) and serum hsCRP...
  26. ncbi 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)...
  27. 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...
  28. 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
    ....
  29. 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint Androgen-independent prostate cancer--the clinical problem of a growing pelvic tumour
    Eivor Hernes
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Montebello, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Oncol 42:749-55. 2003
    ..Furthermore, the optimal palliation regimens for P-RT patients are still to be defined...
  31. doi request reprint Probability of metachronous testicular cancer in patients with biopsy-proven intratubular germ cell neoplasia depends on first-time treatment of germ cell cancer
    Sigmund Brabrand
    Oslo universitetssykehus HF, Radiumhospitalet, Postboks 4953 Nydalen, 0424 Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Oncol 30:4004-10. 2012
    ..To evaluate the probability of subsequent testicular cancer (STC) in patients with intratubular germ cell neoplasia unclassified (IGCNU) treated for first-time invasive germ cell cancer...
  32. doi request reprint A national study of adverse effects and global quality of life among candidates for curative treatment for prostate cancer
    Anne E Kyrdalen
    Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, Norway
    BJU Int 111:221-32. 2013
    ..To describe associations between typical AEs and global quality of life (QoL) and to study patients' use of medication for erectile dysfunction (EDmed) and the relationship between such use and global QoL...
  33. doi request reprint Methods for prospective studies of adverse effects as applied to prostate cancer patients treated with surgery or radiotherapy without hormones
    Andreas Stensvold
    Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, Radiumhospitalet, Oslo, Norway
    Prostate 72:668-76. 2012
    ..We compared these methods to examine changes of sexual, urinary, and bowel functions after robot-assisted prostatectomy (RALP) and conformal external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) in patients without androgen deprivation therapy (ADT)...
  34. 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...
  35. doi request reprint Arm/shoulder problems and insomnia symptoms in breast cancer survivors: cross-sectional, controlled and longitudinal observations
    Alv A Dahl
    National Resource Center for Late Effects, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Sleep Med 12:584-90. 2011
    ..In cross-sectional and longitudinal designs we examined this association in BCSs and in comparison to age-matched controls from the general population...
  36. pmc Morbidity, life style and psychosocial situation in cancer survivors aged 60-69 years: results from the Nord-Trøndelag health study (the HUNT-II study)
    Ellen K Grov
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Cancer 11:34. 2011
    ..We examined possible factors associated with being cancer survivor...
  37. ncbi request reprint Insomnia in elderly cancer survivors--a population-based controlled study of associations with lifestyle, morbidity, and psychosocial factors. Results from the Health Survey of North-Trøndelag County (HUNT-2). Insomnia in elderly cancer survivors
    Ellen Karine Grov
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Support Care Cancer 19:1319-26. 2011
    ..To examine the associations among morbidity, lifestyle, psychosocial factors and insomnia symptoms in elderly (≥70 years) cancer survivors of the Health Survey of North-Trøndelag County (HUNT-2)...
  38. pmc Candidate genes for testicular cancer evaluated by in situ protein expression analyses on tissue microarrays
    Rolf I Skotheim
    Department of Genetics, Institute for Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Neoplasia 5:397-404. 2003
    ..In summary, we have developed a high-throughput tool for the evaluation of TGCT markers, and utilized this to validate five candidate genes whose protein expressions were indeed deregulated in TGCT...
  39. doi request reprint Serum cytokines and chronic fatigue in adults surviving after childhood leukemia and lymphoma
    Hanne Hamre
    National Resource Center for Late Effects after Cancer Treatment, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Brain Behav Immun 30:80-7. 2013
    ..In the present study we explored the relation between CF and the levels of 17 cytokines among a national representative sample of 232 adult survivors after childhood lymphoma and acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)...
  40. doi request reprint Long-term cardiac mortality after hypofractionated radiation therapy in breast cancer
    Kristin Holm Tjessem
    Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, National Resource Centre for Late Effects after Cancer Treatment, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 87:337-43. 2013
    ..To explore very-long-term mortality from ischemic heart disease (IHD) after locoregional radiation therapy of breast cancer (BC) in relation to degree of hypofractionation and other treatment variables...
  41. ncbi request reprint A cohort study of permanently reduced work ability in breast cancer patients
    Beate Hauglann
    National Resource Center for Late Effects, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, Radiumhospitalet and University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    J Cancer Surviv 6:345-56. 2012
    ..The aims of this cohort study were to explore various longitudinal aspects of employment and disability pension due to permanently reduced work ability among women with breast cancer and to investigate the impact of breast cancer on income...
  42. 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)...
  43. ncbi 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
    ....
  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. pmc A randomized controlled trial on the effectiveness of strength training on clinical and muscle cellular outcomes in patients with prostate cancer during androgen deprivation therapy: rationale and design
    Lene Thorsen
    Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Cancer 12:123. 2012
    ....
  46. 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)...
  47. 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
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Study of generic quality of life in patients operated on for post-prostatectomy incontinence
    Henriette Veiby Holm
    Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital Radiumhospitalet, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Urol 20:889-95. 2013
    ..The relationship between urological and psychosocial variables, and generic quality of life in patients operated on for post-prostatectomy incontinence has hardly been studied, and our aim was to investigate this relationship...
  49. ncbi request reprint [Testicular cancer]
    Jan Oldenburg
    Fagområde Klinisk kreftforskning, Kreftklinikken Radiumhospitalet, Rikshospitalet, 0310 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:457-60. 2008
    ..Testicular cancer is the most common type of cancer among Norwegian 15 to 40-year-old men. The incidence has doubled in Norway and Denmark during the last 50 years and is currently the highest in the world...
  50. ncbi request reprint Cancer survivorship in adults
    Cecilie E Kiserud
    National Resource Center for Late Effects after Cancer Treatment, Oslo University Hospital, Radiumhospitalet, 4953 Nydalen, 0424, Oslo, Norway
    Recent Results Cancer Res 197:103-20. 2014
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Pre- and post-treatment daily life function in patients with hormone resistant prostate carcinoma treated with radiotherapy for spinal cord compression
    Nina Aass
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Radiother Oncol 74:259-65. 2005
    ..To identify prognostic factors and prospectively evaluate daily life function and pain experience in hormone resistant prostate cancer patients with spinal cord compression treated with radiotherapy...
  52. ncbi request reprint Prostate carcinoma expression of estrogen receptor-beta as detected by PPG5/10 antibody has positive association with primary Gleason grade and Gleason score
    Emina Torlakovic
    Department of Pathology, Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Hum Pathol 33:646-51. 2002
    ..Our findings suggest that ER-beta, as detected by PPG5/10 antibody, may have a role in the process of dedifferentiation of prostate adenocarcinomas, with higher levels present in less differentiated tumors...
  53. pmc Solid tumors after chemotherapy or surgery for testicular nonseminoma: a population-based study
    Chunkit Fung
    Chunkit Fung, Michael T Milano, and Lois B Travis, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY and Sophie D Fossa and Jan Oldenburg, Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Oncol 31:3807-14. 2013
    ..We quantified the site-specific risk of solid cancers among testicular nonseminoma patients treated in the modern era of cisplatin-based chemotherapy, without radiotherapy...
  54. 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
    ....
  55. ncbi 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...
  56. doi request reprint Are there sex differences in the work ability of cancer survivors? Norwegian experiences from the NOCWO study
    Sævar Berg Gudbergsson
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway
    Support Care Cancer 19:323-31. 2011
    ..This study investigated gender differences concerning work ability in working cancer survivors (CSs) and compared them to those of matched population-based controls...
  57. pmc Predictors and course of chronic fatigue in long-term breast cancer survivors
    Kristin Valborg Reinertsen
    National Resource Center for Late Effects, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, Radiumhospitalet, Montebello, 0310, Oslo, Norway
    J Cancer Surviv 4:405-14. 2010
    ..The prevalence of persistent fatigue (PF: having CF at two assessments separated by >2 years) and its predictors were also investigated...
  58. 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...
  59. 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
    ....
  60. 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...
  61. ncbi request reprint Is there an association between haemoglobin, depression, and anxiety in cancer patients?
    Jon Skarstein
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology, Norwegian Radium Hospital, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    J Psychosom Res 58:477-83. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between haemoglobin levels, anxiety disorder, and depression in cancer patients...
  62. ncbi request reprint Scale for chemotherapy-induced long-term neurotoxicity (SCIN): psychometrics, validation, and findings in a large sample of testicular cancer survivors
    Jan Oldenburg
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, 0310, Oslo, Norway
    Qual Life Res 15:791-800. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the psychometric properties of a brief self-report scale for chemotherapy induced long-term neurotoxicity (the SCIN)...
  63. doi request reprint Factors associated with poor quality of life in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia and lymphoma
    Adriani Kanellopoulos
    Department of Paediatric Medicine, Women and Children s Division, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:849-55. 2013
    ..2) To investigate factors associated with poor QoL in LTSs...
  64. 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)...
  65. doi request reprint Clinicians' use of guidelines as illustrated by curative treatment of prostate cancer at a comprehensive cancer center
    Andreas Stensvold
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo University Hospital, Norway
    Acta Oncol 50:408-14. 2011
    ....
  66. 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...
  67. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of hormone-resistant prostate cancer]
    Wolfgang Lilleby
    Fagområde stråleterapi, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet, Montebello, 0310 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:2798-801. 2006
    ..The survival of future patients with such cancer is expected to improve if multidisciplinary health care teams with knowledge of prostate cancer tumour biology administer new treatments...
  68. doi request reprint Short-term and long-term elderly cancer survivors: a population-based comparative and controlled study of morbidity, psychosocial situation, and lifestyle
    Ellen Karine Grov
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo University Hospital, Norway
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 15:213-20. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to compare how short-term (1-5 years) and long-term (≥5 years) elderly cancer survivors and matched cancer-free controls report their morbidity, psychosocial situation, lifestyle and rurality...
  69. 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...
  70. ncbi 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...
  71. doi request reprint SNP in TXNRD2 associated with radiation-induced fibrosis: a study of genetic variation in reactive oxygen species metabolism and signaling
    Hege Edvardsen
    Department of Genetics, Institute for Cancer Research, OUS Radiumhospitalet, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 86:791-9. 2013
    ..Reactive oxygen species (ROS) are generated after irradiation, and genetic variation in genes related to ROS metabolism might influence the level of radiation-induced adverse effects (AEs)...
  72. doi request reprint Use of β-blockers is associated with prostate cancer-specific survival in prostate cancer patients on androgen deprivation therapy
    Helene Hartvedt Grytli
    Department of Tumor Biology, Institute of Cancer Research, Oslo University Hospital, Radiumhospitalet, Oslo, Norway
    Prostate 73:250-60. 2013
    ..Experimental evidence suggests a role for the β(2) -adrenergic receptor pathway in prostate cancer (PCa). We have investigated the association of β-blocker use with PCa incidence and survival in a Norwegian cohort...
  73. doi request reprint "The impact of cancer scale" version 1: psychometric testing of the Norwegian translation in a heterogeneous sample of cancer survivors
    Alv A Dahl
    Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, Radiumhospitalet, Postboks 4953, Nydalen, 0424, Oslo, Norway
    Qual Life Res 21:1459-70. 2012
    ..The Norwegian version of IOC-1 compares the psychometric findings of that study with those observed in a heterogeneous sample of 809 Norwegian LTSs...
  74. 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...
  75. ncbi request reprint Interferon-alpha-2a with or without 13-cis retinoic acid in patients with progressive, measurable metastatic renal cell carcinoma
    Sophie D Fossa
    Department of Oncology, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Cancer 101:533-40. 2004
    ..In 1995, preclinical and clinical data indicated an improvement of these results if IFN was combined with 13-cis retinoic acid (CRA)...
  76. 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...
  77. doi request reprint Blood gene expression profiling of breast cancer survivors experiencing fibrosis
    Hege Landmark-Høyvik
    Department of Genetics, Institute for Cancer Research, Oslo University Hospital Radiumhospitalet, Institute for Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 79:875-83. 2011
    ....
  78. ncbi 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...
  79. ncbi 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...
  80. 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...
  81. 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...
  82. pmc Impact of long-term serum platinum concentrations on neuro- and ototoxicity in Cisplatin-treated survivors of testicular cancer
    Mette Sprauten
    Norwegian Radium Hospital Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Oncol 30:300-7. 2012
    ..Cisplatin-induced neurotoxicity and ototoxicity (NTX) are important adverse effects after chemotherapy for testicular cancer (TC). Although serum platinum is measurable years after therapy, its impact on NTX has not been evaluated...
  83. doi request reprint Pregnancy after adolescent and adult cancer: a population-based matched cohort study
    Hanne Stensheim
    Department of Clinical and Registry based Research, Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population Based Cancer Research, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Cancer 129:1225-36. 2011
    ..9 (95% CI 0.7-1.0)]. In summary, fertility-preserving attempts have succeeded in patients with ovarian or testicular cancer and in males with Hodgkin lymphoma. Male survivors initiated pregnancies in a higher degree than female survivors...
  84. doi request reprint Late relapse of germ cell tumors
    Jan Oldenburg
    Department of Oncology, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 25:615-26, x. 2011
    ..Salvage chemotherapy should be based on a representative biopsy. Referring patients with late relapse to high-volume institutions ensures the best chances of cure and enables multimodal treatment...
  85. doi request reprint Is psychological distress in men recently diagnosed with testicular cancer associated with their neuropsychological test performance?
    Tone Skaali
    National Resource Center for Late Effects, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Montebello, Oslo, Norway
    Psychooncology 20:369-77. 2011
    ....
  86. ncbi request reprint Differential expression of steroid receptors in prostate tissues before and after radiation therapy for prostatic adenocarcinoma
    Emina Torlakovic
    Department of Pathology, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Cancer 117:381-6. 2005
    ..Although stromal AR was doubled after RT, the tumor and benign epithelium expression of AR seemed resistant to change by RT...
  87. ncbi 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
    ....
  88. 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...
  89. 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...
  90. 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)...
  91. 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...
  92. doi request reprint Genetic variants associated with cisplatin-induced ototoxicity
    Jan Oldenburg
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Rikshospitalet, Montebello, 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Pharmacogenomics 9:1521-30. 2008
    ..This review will address the prevalence of cisplatin-induced ototoxicity, its pathophysiology, quantification and associations with genetic variants. The recent progress in both phenotyping and genotyping is discussed...
  93. doi request reprint Do perceptions of adverse events differ between patients and physicians? Findings from a randomized, controlled trial of radical treatment for prostate cancer
    E Andreas Svaboe Steinsvik
    Department of Oncology and Surgery, Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo, Montebello, 0310 Oslo, Norway
    J Urol 184:525-31. 2010
    ..Previous cross-sectional studies show considerable discrepancies between patient and physician ratings of adverse events after prostate cancer treatment. We used data from a randomized, controlled trial to examine such discrepancies...
  94. 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...
  95. doi request reprint Fertility issues in patients with prostate cancer
    Eivind A Steinsvik
    The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Cancer Clinic, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    BJU Int 102:793-5. 2008
    ..To describe fertility issues, only rarely discussed with patients with prostate cancer, although paternity after treatment might be an important component of quality of life for some, as exemplified by two of our patients...
  96. 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)...
  97. 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
    ....
  98. ncbi request reprint Late relapses of germ cell malignancies: incidence, management, and prognosis
    Jan Oldenburg
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, University of Oslo, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Medical Center, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Oncol 24:5503-11. 2006
    ..Referral of late-relapsing patients to high-volume institutions ensures the best chances of cure and enables increasing understanding of tumor biology and the clinical course of these patients...
  99. 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...
  100. ncbi request reprint Chemotherapy in metastatic renal cell cancer
    Wolfgang Lilleby
    Department of Medical Oncology and Radiotherapy, The Norwegian Radium University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    World J Urol 23:175-9. 2005
    ..There is a great need to develop effective systemic therapy for advanced MRCC and to evaluate the efficacy of new drugs in clinical trials...
  101. 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...