Sophie D Fossa

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Affiliation: University of Oslo
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi 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
  2. ncbi 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
  3. doi 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
  4. doi 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
  5. ncbi 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
  6. doi 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
  7. ncbi 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
  8. 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
  9. ncbi 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
  10. doi 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

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  1. ncbi 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...
  2. ncbi 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...
  3. doi 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)...
  4. doi 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...
  5. ncbi 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...
  6. doi 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...
  7. ncbi 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...
  8. 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)...
  9. ncbi 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
    ....
  10. doi 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...
  11. doi 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...
  12. ncbi 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)...
  13. doi 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...
  14. doi Functional glutathione S-transferase genotypes among testicular germ cell tumor survivors: associations with primary and post-chemotherapy tumor histology
    Sigrid M Kraggerud
    Department of Cancer Prevention, Centre for Cancer Biomedicine, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Drammen, Norway
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 19:751-9. 2009
    ....
  15. doi 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...
  16. ncbi 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...
  17. 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...
  18. doi 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...
  19. ncbi 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...
  20. ncbi 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)...
  21. doi 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)...
  22. ncbi 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...
  23. ncbi 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...
  24. ncbi 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...
  25. doi 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
    ....
  26. ncbi 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...
  27. ncbi 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...
  28. doi 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...
  29. doi 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...
  30. doi 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...
  31. doi A comparative study of cancer patients with short and long sick-leave after primary treatment
    Saevar Berg Gudbergsson
    National Resource Center for Late Effects, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, University of Oslo, Norway
    Acta Oncol 50:381-9. 2011
    ..Our aim was to characterize factors associated with these two types of sick-leave in order to identify possible factors for interventions by which long-term sick-leaves may be avoided...
  32. ncbi 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)...
  33. doi Gonadal function and parenthood 20 years after treatment for childhood lymphoma: a cross-sectional study
    Hanne Hamre
    National Resource Center for Late Effects After Cancer, Division of Surgery and Cancer Medicine, Oslo University Hospital, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Norway
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 59:271-7. 2012
    ..This cross-sectional study had two aims: (1) describe long-term gonadal function and fertility in childhood lymphoma survivors (CLSs), and (2) explore anti-Mullerian hormone (AMH) as a measure of ovarian function in CLSs...
  34. doi A prospective study of cognitive complaints in patients with testicular cancer
    Tone Skaali
    National Resource Center for Late Effects, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Norway
    Clin Genitourin Cancer 9:6-13. 2011
    ..Treatment modality (chemotherapy vs. radiotherapy) was not significantly associated with the presence of cognitive complaints at any time point after adjustment for relevant QoL variables...
  35. doi 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...
  36. doi 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...
  37. ncbi 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)...
  38. doi Cancer patients' needs for rehabilitation services
    Lene Thorsen
    National Resource Center for Late Effects, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, University of Oslo, Norway
    Acta Oncol 50:212-22. 2011
    ..To examine cancer patients' needs for rehabilitation services and factors associated with such needs, and secondly identify unmet needs for rehabilitation services and related factors...
  39. ncbi Genome profiles of familial/bilateral and sporadic testicular germ cell tumors
    Sigrid Marie Kraggerud
    Department of Genetics, Institute for Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Genes Chromosomes Cancer 34:168-74. 2002
    ..02, respectively), whereas gain of the proximal 17q (17q11.2-21) and high-level amplification from chromosome arm 12p, and losses from 10q were associated with nonseminomas (P < 0.001, P = 0.04, and P = 0.03, respectively)...
  40. ncbi 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...
  41. ncbi 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...
  42. doi 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...
  43. ncbi 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...
  44. doi 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...
  45. ncbi 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...
  46. doi 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...
  47. doi 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...
  48. ncbi 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...
  49. ncbi 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...
  50. doi 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
    ....
  51. ncbi 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)...
  52. ncbi '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...
  53. ncbi 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
    ....
  54. ncbi 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
    ....
  55. ncbi Lack of parental origin specificity of altered alleles at 11p15 in testicular germ cell tumors
    Sigrid M Kraggerud
    Department of Genetics, Institute for Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Montebello, N 0310, Oslo, Norway
    Cancer Genet Cytogenet 147:1-8. 2003
    ..In summary, our results support the theory that a nonimprinted 11p15 tumor suppressor gene is involved in the development of a subgroup of TGCTs...
  56. doi 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
    ....
  57. ncbi 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...
  58. ncbi 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
    ....
  59. doi 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...
  60. doi 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...
  61. ncbi 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
    ....
  62. ncbi 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...
  63. ncbi [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...
  64. ncbi [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...
  65. ncbi 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...
  66. ncbi 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
    ....
  67. doi 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)...
  68. ncbi 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...
  69. ncbi Return to work and sick leave after radical prostatectomy: a prospective clinical study
    Sigrun Dahl
    National Resource Center for Late Effects After Cancer, Oslo University Hospital, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Oncol 53:744-51. 2014
    ..To identify pre-RP available factors that can predict the duration of immediate post-RP sick leave...
  70. ncbi The effects of cancer and cancer treatments on male reproductive function
    Henriette Magelssen
    University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 3:312-22. 2006
    ..A multidisciplinary approach that depends on close cooperation between relevant medical specialists is central to achieving such advances...
  71. doi 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...
  72. ncbi 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
    ....
  73. 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...
  74. ncbi 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...
  75. ncbi 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...
  76. ncbi 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...
  77. doi Radiological and functional assessment of radiation-induced pulmonary damage following breast irradiation
    Randi Vågane
    Institute for Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Rikshospitalet, Montebello, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Oncol 47:248-54. 2008
    ..Radiological abnormalities were also related to theoretical calculations, in order to predict late effects based on dose-volume histograms...
  78. ncbi 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)...
  79. doi 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
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  80. ncbi NY-ESO-1 protein expression and humoral immune responses in prostate cancer
    Alexander Fosså
    Department of Immunology, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Montebello, Oslo, Norway
    Prostate 59:440-7. 2004
    ..NY-ESO-1 is a well-studied C/T antigen with unknown expression and immunogenicity in prostate cancer (PC) patients...
  81. ncbi 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...
  82. ncbi 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...
  83. ncbi New insights into testicular germ cell tumorigenesis from gene expression profiling
    Rolf I Skotheim
    Department of Genetics, Institute for Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, N 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Cancer Res 62:2359-64. 2002
    ....
  84. ncbi Expression of the epidermal growth factor receptor family in normal and malignant urothelium
    Ranveig Røtterud
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    BJU Int 95:1344-50. 2005
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