Merethe Kumle

Summary

Affiliation: University of Troms
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Use of oral contraceptives and breast cancer risk: The Norwegian-Swedish Women's Lifestyle and Health Cohort Study
    Merethe Kumle
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsoe, 9037 Tromsoe, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:1375-81. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint [Use of oral contraceptives and risk of cancer, a cohort study]
    Merethe Kumle
    Institutt for samfunnsmedisin, Universitetet i Tromsø
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 123:1653-6. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Cohort profile: The Norwegian Women and Cancer Study--NOWAC--Kvinner og kreft
    Eiliv Lund
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Epidemiol 37:36-41. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Education and risk of breast cancer in the Norwegian-Swedish women's lifestyle and health cohort study
    Tonje Braaten
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsoe, Norway
    Int J Cancer 110:579-83. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Explaining the socioeconomic variation in cancer risk in the Norwegian Women and Cancer Study
    Tonje Braaten
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2591-7. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy and breast cancer in former users of oral contraceptives--The Norwegian Women and Cancer study
    Eiliv Lund
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Cancer 121:645-8. 2007
  7. pmc Gene expression analyses in breast cancer epidemiology: the Norwegian Women and Cancer postgenome cohort study
    Vanessa Dumeaux
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Breast Cancer Res 10:R13. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint External validity in a population-based national prospective study--the Norwegian Women and Cancer Study (NOWAC)
    Eiliv Lund
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Cancer Causes Control 14:1001-8. 2003
  9. doi request reprint DNA adducts and cancer risk in prospective studies: a pooled analysis and a meta-analysis
    Fabrizio Veglia
    Life Sciences and Epidemiology Unit, ISI Foundation, Torino 10133, Italy
    Carcinogenesis 29:932-6. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of physical activity in different periods of life and the risk of ovarian cancer
    Elisabete Weiderpass
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 118:3153-60. 2006

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Use of oral contraceptives and breast cancer risk: The Norwegian-Swedish Women's Lifestyle and Health Cohort Study
    Merethe Kumle
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsoe, 9037 Tromsoe, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:1375-81. 2002
    ..005). Current/recent use of OCs is associated with an increased breast cancer risk. Use of combined OCs and progestin-only pills seem to increase the risk at the same level...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Use of oral contraceptives and risk of cancer, a cohort study]
    Merethe Kumle
    Institutt for samfunnsmedisin, Universitetet i Tromsø
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 123:1653-6. 2003
    ..Use of oral contraceptives and the risk of cancer continues to be an issue...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cohort profile: The Norwegian Women and Cancer Study--NOWAC--Kvinner og kreft
    Eiliv Lund
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Epidemiol 37:36-41. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Education and risk of breast cancer in the Norwegian-Swedish women's lifestyle and health cohort study
    Tonje Braaten
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsoe, Norway
    Int J Cancer 110:579-83. 2004
    ..04 (95% CI 0.82-1.32). The results of our study suggest a clear positive gradient in risk for breast cancer by level of education, which can be fully explained by established breast cancer risk factors...
  5. ncbi request reprint Explaining the socioeconomic variation in cancer risk in the Norwegian Women and Cancer Study
    Tonje Braaten
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2591-7. 2005
    ..After multivariate adjustment for potential confounders related to level of education, the variation in cancer risk according to educational levels declined into nonsignificance for all these sites...
  6. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy and breast cancer in former users of oral contraceptives--The Norwegian Women and Cancer study
    Eiliv Lund
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Cancer 121:645-8. 2007
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  7. pmc Gene expression analyses in breast cancer epidemiology: the Norwegian Women and Cancer postgenome cohort study
    Vanessa Dumeaux
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Breast Cancer Res 10:R13. 2008
    ..The introduction of high-throughput technologies, also called -omics technologies, into epidemiology has raised the need for high-quality observational studies to reduce several sources of error and bias...
  8. ncbi request reprint External validity in a population-based national prospective study--the Norwegian Women and Cancer Study (NOWAC)
    Eiliv Lund
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Cancer Causes Control 14:1001-8. 2003
    ..The aim of this paper was to study the external validity of the cohort as a necessary premise for the estimation of population attributable risk...
  9. doi request reprint DNA adducts and cancer risk in prospective studies: a pooled analysis and a meta-analysis
    Fabrizio Veglia
    Life Sciences and Epidemiology Unit, ISI Foundation, Torino 10133, Italy
    Carcinogenesis 29:932-6. 2008
    ..The results of our pooled and meta-analyses suggest that bulky DNA adducts are associated with lung cancer arising in current smokers after a follow-up of several years...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of physical activity in different periods of life and the risk of ovarian cancer
    Elisabete Weiderpass
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 118:3153-60. 2006
    ..In the context of the inconsistent scientific literature, our findings probably reflect that physical activity is not causally related with ovarian cancer...
  11. ncbi request reprint Physical activity as a determinant of mortality in women
    Ylva Trolle-Lagerros
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 16:780-5. 2005
    ..We aimed to quantify the effect of physical activity on overall mortality in younger women and to assess the effect of past versus current activity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Physical activity in different periods of life and the risk of breast cancer: the Norwegian-Swedish Women's Lifestyle and Health cohort study
    Karen L Margolis
    Berman Center for Outcomes and Clinical Research, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Hennepin County Medical Center, Suite 440, 825 South 8th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:27-32. 2005
    ..Physical activity has been found to be associated with decreased risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women in the majority of epidemiologic studies, but the association is inconsistent in premenopausal women...
  13. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of body size in different periods of life and risk of premenopausal breast cancer
    Elisabete Weiderpass
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1121-7. 2004
    ..The decreased risk of premenopausal breast cancer was observed in overweight and obese women without, but not in those with, a family history of breast cancer...
  14. doi request reprint Declining breast cancer incidence and decreased HRT use
    Merethe Kumle
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø Faculty of Medicine, 9037 Tromsø Norway
    Lancet 372:608-10. 2008
  15. ncbi request reprint Endogenous androgens and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer: results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Sabina Rinaldi
    IARC, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:23-9. 2007
    ..The heterogeneity of results on the associations of fT with ovarian cancer risk in postmenopausal women deserves further investigation...
  16. ncbi request reprint EPIC-Heart: the cardiovascular component of a prospective study of nutritional, lifestyle and biological factors in 520,000 middle-aged participants from 10 European countries
    John Danesh
    EPIC Heart Secretariat, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Strangeways Research Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Worts Causeway, Cambridge, CB1 8RN, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:129-41. 2007
    ..Subsequent analyses will extend this approach to non-fatal cardiovascular outcomes and to further dietary, biochemical and genetic factors...