Eiliv Lund E

Summary

Affiliation: University of Troms
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of globin RNA processing methods for genome-wide transcriptome analysis from whole blood
    Vanessa Dumeaux
    , Institute of Community Medicine, Norway
    Biomark Med 2:11-21. 2008
  2. pmc Determinants of non- response to a second assessment of lifestyle factors and body weight in the EPIC-PANACEA study
    Anne M May
    Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht University, PO Box 85500, 3508, GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:148. 2012
  3. pmc Test-retest reproducibility of a food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) and estimated effects on disease risk in the Norwegian Women and Cancer Study (NOWAC)
    Christine L Parr
    Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Department of Biostatistics, University of Oslo, PO Box 1122 Blindern, N 0317 Oslo, Norway
    Nutr J 5:4. 2006
  4. pmc Lung cancers attributable to environmental tobacco smoke and air pollution in non-smokers in different European countries: a prospective study
    Paolo Vineis
    Imperial College London, London UK
    Environ Health 6:7. 2007
  5. 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
  6. pmc Percentage density, Wolfe's and Tabár's mammographic patterns: agreement and association with risk factors for breast cancer
    Inger T Gram
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Breivika, Norway
    Breast Cancer Res 7:R854-61. 2005
  7. pmc A comprehensive analysis of the androgen receptor gene and risk of breast cancer: results from the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)
    David G Cox
    Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Epidemiology Department, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 8:R54. 2006
  8. pmc Hormone replacement therapy use and plasma levels of sex hormones in the Norwegian Women and Cancer postgenome cohort - a cross-sectional analysis
    Marit Waaseth
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Womens Health 8:1. 2008
  9. pmc Genetic polymorphisms of the GNRH1 and GNRHR genes and risk of breast cancer in the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)
    Federico Canzian
    German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Cancer 9:257. 2009
  10. pmc Cancer incidence in Arkhangelskaja Oblast in northwestern Russia. The Arkhangelsk Cancer Registry
    Arild Vaktskjold
    Institutt for samfunnsmedisin, Universitetet i Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Cancer 5:82. 2005

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Publications98

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of globin RNA processing methods for genome-wide transcriptome analysis from whole blood
    Vanessa Dumeaux
    , Institute of Community Medicine, Norway
    Biomark Med 2:11-21. 2008
    ..In our study, globin reduction was not found to be beneficial using the Applied Biosystems microarray system (AB1700)...
  2. pmc Determinants of non- response to a second assessment of lifestyle factors and body weight in the EPIC-PANACEA study
    Anne M May
    Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht University, PO Box 85500, 3508, GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:148. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Test-retest reproducibility of a food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) and estimated effects on disease risk in the Norwegian Women and Cancer Study (NOWAC)
    Christine L Parr
    Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Department of Biostatistics, University of Oslo, PO Box 1122 Blindern, N 0317 Oslo, Norway
    Nutr J 5:4. 2006
    ..The present study was a methodological sub-study to assess the test-retest reproducibility of the NOWAC food frequency questionnaire (FFQ), and to study how measurement errors in the data can affect estimates of disease risk...
  4. pmc Lung cancers attributable to environmental tobacco smoke and air pollution in non-smokers in different European countries: a prospective study
    Paolo Vineis
    Imperial College London, London UK
    Environ Health 6:7. 2007
    ..It is therefore useful to estimate the burden of disease associated with indoor and outdoor air pollution...
  5. 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...
  6. pmc Percentage density, Wolfe's and Tabár's mammographic patterns: agreement and association with risk factors for breast cancer
    Inger T Gram
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Breivika, Norway
    Breast Cancer Res 7:R854-61. 2005
    ..The purpose of this report was to classify mammograms according to four methods and to examine their agreement and their relationship to selected risk factors for breast cancer...
  7. pmc A comprehensive analysis of the androgen receptor gene and risk of breast cancer: results from the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)
    David G Cox
    Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Epidemiology Department, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 8:R54. 2006
    ..Here, we report on the results of a large and comprehensive study of the association between genetic variation in the AR gene and risk of breast cancer in the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)...
  8. pmc Hormone replacement therapy use and plasma levels of sex hormones in the Norwegian Women and Cancer postgenome cohort - a cross-sectional analysis
    Marit Waaseth
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Womens Health 8:1. 2008
    ..A secondary objective was to validate self-reported questionnaire information on menstruation and HRT use in the Norwegian Women and Cancer postgenome cohort (NOWAC)...
  9. pmc Genetic polymorphisms of the GNRH1 and GNRHR genes and risk of breast cancer in the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)
    Federico Canzian
    German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Cancer 9:257. 2009
    ..We studied the association between breast cancer risk and polymorphisms in genes that code for GNRH1 and its receptor (GNRHR) in the large National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (NCI-BPC3)...
  10. pmc Cancer incidence in Arkhangelskaja Oblast in northwestern Russia. The Arkhangelsk Cancer Registry
    Arild Vaktskjold
    Institutt for samfunnsmedisin, Universitetet i Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Cancer 5:82. 2005
    ..3 million inhabitants in northwestern Russia. The aim of this investigation was to assess the content and quality of the AO cancer registry (AKR), and to present the site-specific cancer-incidence rates in AO in the period 1993-2001...
  11. 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
  12. doi request reprint Systems epidemiology in cancer
    Eiliv Lund
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2954-7. 2008
    ..Systems epidemiology with a focus on gene functions challenges the current concept of biobanking, which focuses mainly on DNA analyses...
  13. ncbi request reprint Population based study of health and living conditions in areas with both Sámi and Norwegian populations--the SAMINOR study
    Eiliv Lund
    Centre for Sami Health Research, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 66:113-28. 2007
    ..This article provides an overview of the background of the study and a description of the methods employed for the data collection. We give sample characteristics and elaborate on different definitions of ethnicity...
  14. 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
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Responses to the Seasonal Pattern Assessment Questionnaire in different seasons
    E Lund
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Am J Psychiatry 158:316-8. 2001
    ..The study investigated whether results on the Seasonal Pattern Assessment Questionnaire, which is used for diagnosis of seasonal affective disorder, differed by the season in which the questionnaire was completed...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Comparison of telephone vs face-to-face interviews in the assessment of dietary intake by the 24 h recall EPIC SOFT program--the Norwegian calibration study
    M Brustad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:107-13. 2003
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and weight change attempts among adult women. The Norwegian Women and Cancer Study
    A Hjartåker
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Public Health 11:141-6. 2001
    ..Furthermore, we wanted to examine how weight loss attempts are related to BMI and to age, socioeconomic status, reproductive factors, lifestyle and diet...
  19. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and lifestyle factors in the Norwegian EPIC cohort: the Norwegian Women and Cancer (NOWAC) study
    D Engeset
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:675-84. 2005
    ..To identify different dietary patterns in Norway using a combination of cluster and factor analysis...
  20. ncbi request reprint Self-reported ethnic status of delivering women, newborn body mass index, blood or urine concentrations of toxic metals, and essential elements in sera of Norwegian and Russian Arctic populations
    J O Odland
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 58:4-13. 1999
    ..Blood cadmium concentrations were strongly related to smoking frequency. Blood lead and urinary nickel levels were significantly higher for the Russian mothers, but did not reach levels of medical concern...
  21. ncbi request reprint Critical evaluation of medical, statistical, and occupational data sources in the Kola Peninsula of Russia pertinent to reproductive health studies
    J O Odland
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 72:151-60. 1999
    ..The feasibility study described herein was prompted by a report in 1992 of possible reproductive and developmental health concerns among female workers in a Russian nickel refinery...
  22. ncbi request reprint Diet among breast cancer survivors and healthy women. The Norwegian Women and Cancer Study
    G Skeie
    Institute for Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:1046-54. 2006
    ..To compare the diet and lifestyle in breast cancer survivors and healthy women...
  23. ncbi request reprint Asthma and allergy in Russian and Norwegian schoolchildren: results from two questionnaire-based studies in the Kola Peninsula, Russia, and northern Norway
    A Selnes
    Institute of Community Medicine, , Norway
    Allergy 56:344-8. 2001
    ..The higher prevalence of respiratory symptoms in Russian children probably reflects a higher prevalence of undiagnosed, nonallergic asthma...
  24. ncbi request reprint Predictors for cod-liver oil supplement use--the Norwegian Women and Cancer Study
    M Brustad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:128-36. 2004
    ..To assess the use of cod-liver oil supplements among Norwegian women and to examine dietary, lifestyle, demographic, and health factors associated with use of this supplement...
  25. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D status in a rural population of northern Norway with high fish liver consumption
    M Brustad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Public Health Nutr 7:783-9. 2004
    ..To assess vitamin D status and the impact of three fish meals consisting of cod liver and fresh cod-liver oil on the plasma level of vitamin D metabolites in an area with high consumption of cod liver and cod-liver oil...
  26. doi request reprint Use of dietary supplements in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition calibration study
    G Skeie
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:S226-38. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the use of dietary supplements in subsamples of the 10 countries participating in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Childhood diet in relation to Sámi and Norwegian ethnicity in northern and mid-Norway--the SAMINOR study
    M Brustad
    Centre for Sami Health Research, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Public Health Nutr 11:168-75. 2008
    ..The Sámis are an indigenous population living in the border areas of Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia...
  28. ncbi request reprint Sulphur dioxide exposure and lung function in a Norwegian and Russian population living close to a nickel smelter
    T Smith-Sivertsen
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 60:342-59. 2001
    ..In conclusion, neither of the study populations suffered from a measurable reduction in lung function when SO2 increased above the reference level...
  29. doi request reprint 10th anniversary review: when healthy food becomes polluted-implications for public health and dietary advice
    M Brustad
    Institute of Community Medicine, Centre for Sami Health Research, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, 9037, Norway
    J Environ Monit 10:422-7. 2008
    ..It is our view that the latter advice is most appropriately formulated in the context of risk management, of which both epidemiologic evidence and risk assessment are essential components...
  30. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D status of middle-aged women at 65-71 degrees N in relation to dietary intake and exposure to ultraviolet radiation
    M Brustad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Public Health Nutr 7:327-35. 2004
    ..To determine the vitamin D status of middle-aged women living in the Norwegian arctic and its relationship with vitamin D intake and exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation...
  31. ncbi request reprint Comparison of cancer incidence in Norway and Arkhangelskaja Oblast in Russia
    A Vaktskjold
    Institutt for samfunnsmedisin, Universitetet i Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Alaska Med 49:99-104. 2007
    ..The aim of this investigation was to estimate the site-specific cancer incidence rates in Arkhangelskaja Oblast (AO), and to make a comparison with the incidence in Norway...
  32. ncbi request reprint Levels of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in a coastal northern Norwegian population with high fish-liver intake
    T M Sandanger
    Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Polar Environmental Centre, Tromsø, Norway
    J Environ Monit 8:552-7. 2006
    ..Age and gender remain the strongest predictors of plasma levels of POPs in this study whereas fish liver intake was not significantly associated with the POPs...
  33. ncbi request reprint Factor analysis of essential and toxic elements in human placentas from deliveries in arctic and subarctic areas of Russia and Norway
    J Ø Odland
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    J Environ Monit 3:177-84. 2001
    ..The inter-element relationships and grouping of the elements observed should constitute a scientific base for the use of placenta composition in environmental monitoring and epidemiological studies...
  34. ncbi request reprint Childhood and adult milk consumption and risk of premenopausal breast cancer in a cohort of 48,844 women - the Norwegian women and cancer study
    A Hjartåker
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Cancer 93:888-93. 2001
    ..A combination of childhood and adult milk consumption produced a clear negative trend in breast cancer incidence rate ratios with increasing milk consumption (p = 0.03)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy in Norwegian women, 1996-1997
    K Bakken
    Institute of Pharmacy, University of Tromsø, N 9037, Tromsø, Norway
    Maturitas 40:131-41. 2001
    ..To assess the prevalence of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) among Norwegian women and examine factors related to use...
  36. ncbi request reprint Cancer patients use of nonproven therapy: a 5-year follow-up study
    T Risberg
    Institute of Community Medicine, and Department of Oncology, University Hospital of Tromsø, Norway
    J Clin Oncol 16:6-12. 1998
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint The influence of physical activity on lung-cancer risk: A prospective study of 81,516 men and women
    I Thune
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromso, Norway
    Int J Cancer 70:57-62. 1997
    ..The small number of incident cases, combined with the narrow range of physical activity reported, may have limited our ability to detect an association between physical activity and lung cancer in women...
  38. pmc Risk for invasive and borderline epithelial ovarian neoplasias following use of hormonal contraceptives: the Norwegian-Swedish Women's Lifestyle and Health Cohort Study
    M Kumle
    Institute of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Br J Cancer 90:1386-91. 2004
    ..37). In this cohort, use of HC seems to reduce the risk of epithelial ovarian neoplasia markedly and persistently in relation to the duration of use...
  39. pmc Physical activity and risk of colorectal cancer in men and women
    I Thune
    Institute of Community Medicine, , Norway
    Br J Cancer 73:1134-40. 1996
    ..The protective effect of physical activity on colon cancer risk is discussed in regard to energy balance, dietary factors, age, social class, body mass index and gastrointestinal transit time...
  40. ncbi request reprint Diverging prevalence trends of atopic disorders in Norwegian children. Results from three cross-sectional studies
    A Selnes
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Allergy 60:894-9. 2005
    ..The worldwide variations in prevalence of these diseases necessitate regional rapports. Furthermore, time-trend analyses with comparable methods are important in order to monitor the rapidly changing prevalence of these diseases...
  41. ncbi request reprint Atopy in Norwegian and Russian adults: a population-based study from the common border area
    T Smith-Sivertsen
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø
    Allergy 58:357-62. 2003
    ..Several studies have concluded that atopy is more common in Western than in Eastern Europe. We aimed to study whether a similar difference exists between Norwegian and Russian adults living in geographically adjacent areas...
  42. pmc Quality of life following a false positive mammogram
    I T Gram
    Institute of Community Medicine, , Norway
    Br J Cancer 62:1018-22. 1990
    ..Even so, false positive results are a matter of concern, and efforts should be made to minimise this cost whenever a screening programme is conducted...
  43. ncbi request reprint Comparison of telephone versus face-to-face interviews in the assessment of dietary intake by the 24-hour recall EPIC SOFT programme--the Norwegian calibration study
    M Brustad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    IARC Sci Publ 156:17-9. 2002
  44. ncbi request reprint Fish and cancer
    E Lund
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    IARC Sci Publ 156:187-9. 2002
  45. ncbi request reprint Different types of postmenopausal hormone therapy and mammographic density in Norwegian women
    Yngve Bremnes
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Cancer 120:880-4. 2007
    ..In summary, our study shows a statistical significant positive dose-response association between current use of the continuous E(2) plus NETA combination and both measures of mammographic density...
  46. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns in the population living in the Sámi core areas of Norway--the SAMINOR study
    Magritt Brustad
    Centre for Sami Health Research, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 67:82-96. 2008
    ..Study design. Population-based cross-sectional design, using food frequency questionnaires...
  47. ncbi request reprint Ethanol intake and risk of lung cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 164:1103-14. 2006
    ..Although there was no overall association between ethanol intake and risk of lung cancer, the authors cannot rule out a lower risk for moderate consumption and a possibly increased risk for high lifelong consumption...
  48. ncbi request reprint Serum levels of iron in Sør-Varanger, Northern Norway--an iron mining municipality
    Ann R Broderstad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 65:432-42. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate iron status in a population with a high proportion of miners in the northernmost part of Norway...
  49. ncbi request reprint Tobacco smoke and bladder cancer--in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Bine Kjøller Bjerregaard
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 119:2412-6. 2006
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Use of hypnotics in Sámi and non-Sámi populations in northern Norway
    Kjersti Bakken
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 65:261-70. 2006
    ..Based on the Sámi Health Study, we compare the use of hypnotics among the Sámi and non-Sámi people, living in the same area at 70 degrees N in northern Norway...
  51. doi request reprint The evaluation of the diet/disease relation in the EPIC study: considerations for the calibration and the disease models
    Pietro Ferrari
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Int J Epidemiol 37:368-78. 2008
    ..This requires considerable work to standardize dietary measurements at the food and the nutrient levels...
  52. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation at the CYP19A1 locus predicts circulating estrogen levels but not breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women
    Christopher A Haiman
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1441 Eastlake Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Cancer Res 67:1893-7. 2007
    ..Thus, although genetic variation in CYP19A1 produces measurable differences in estrogen levels among postmenopausal women, the magnitude of the change was insufficient to contribute detectably to breast cancer...
  53. ncbi request reprint Consumption of fish and risk of colon cancer in the Norwegian Women and Cancer (NOWAC) study
    Dagrun Engeset
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Br J Nutr 98:576-82. 2007
    ..46, 95 % CI 1.04, 2.06). This association disappeared when excluding women with less than 1 year of follow-up. In conclusion, the present study does not support the hypothesis of a protective effect of fish against colon cancer risk...
  54. ncbi request reprint CYP17 genetic variation and risk of breast and prostate cancer from the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)
    Veronica Wendy Setiawan
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2237-46. 2007
    ..Our findings do not support the hypothesis that common germ line variation in CYP17 makes a substantial contribution to postmenopausal breast or prostate cancer susceptibility...
  55. ncbi request reprint Iron status in a multiethnic population (age 36-80 yr) in northern Norway: the SAMINOR study
    Ann Ragnhild Broderstad
    Centre for Sami Health Research, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Haematol 79:447-54. 2007
    ..Northern Norway consists of a multiethnic population of Sámi and non-Sámi. We evaluated iron status in these two groups with respect to gender, age and residence...
  56. ncbi request reprint Seasonality of UV-radiation and vitamin D status at 69 degrees north
    Magritt Brustad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Photochem Photobiol Sci 6:903-8. 2007
    ..The UV-hour variable significantly predicted 25(OH)D levels in blood when adjusted for intakes and artificial UV-radiation exposure and sun holidays abroad...
  57. ncbi request reprint Ethnic discrimination and bullying in the Sami and non-Sami populations in Norway: the SAMINOR study
    Ketil Lenert Hansen
    Centre for Sami Health Research, Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 67:97-113. 2008
    ..To investigate the prevalence of self-reported experiences of ethnic discrimination and bullying among Sami and non-Sami adults...
  58. ncbi request reprint Risk of endometrial cancer in relationship to cigarette smoking: results from the EPIC study
    Mustafa Al-Zoughool
    Nutrition and Hormones Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Int J Cancer 121:2741-7. 2007
    ..The reduction of endometrial cancer risk observed among postmenopausal women does not have direct public health relevance since cigarette smoking is the main known risk factor for cancer...
  59. doi request reprint Cross-sectional study on acrylamide hemoglobin adducts in subpopulations from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) Study
    Hubert W Vesper
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 56:6046-53. 2008
    ..In the assessment of potential health effects related to acrylamide exposure, country of origin, BMI, alcohol consumption, sex, and smoking status should be considered...
  60. ncbi request reprint POP exposure from fish liver consumption and risk of cancer--the Norwegian Women and Cancer Study
    Magritt Brustad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    J Environ Monit 9:682-6. 2007
    ..We have concluded that in Norwegian women, fish liver consumption was not associated with an increased cancer risk in breast, uterus, or colon. In contrast, a decreased risk for total cancer was found...
  61. ncbi request reprint Eating out of home and its correlates in 10 European countries. The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study
    Philippos Orfanos
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Street, Athens 11527, Greece
    Public Health Nutr 10:1515-25. 2007
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake and breast cancer risk: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Anne Tjønneland
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 18:361-73. 2007
    ..Using data from 274,688 women participating in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study (EPIC), we investigated the relation between alcohol intake and the risk of breast cancer...
  63. ncbi request reprint The effect of occasional smoking on smoking-related cancers: in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Bine Kjøller Bjerregaard
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 17:1305-9. 2006
    ..We have investigated the association between occasional smoking and cancer of the bladder, kidney, pancreas, upper aero-digestive tract and lung...
  64. ncbi request reprint Plasma and dietary vitamin C levels and risk of gastric cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-EURGAST)
    Mazda Jenab
    Nutrition and Hormones Group, IARC WHO Lyon, France
    Carcinogenesis 27:2250-7. 2006
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Endogenous versus exogenous exposure to N-nitroso compounds and gastric cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-EURGAST) study
    Paula Jakszyn
    Department of Epidemiology, Catalan Institute of Oncology, ICO IDIBELL Barcelona, Spain
    Carcinogenesis 27:1497-501. 2006
    ..09). Moreover, we observed an interaction between plasma vitamin C and ENOC (P < 0.02). ENOC formation may account for our previously reported association between red and processed meat consumption and gastric cancer risk...
  66. ncbi request reprint Use of oral contraceptives, alcohol, and risk for invasive breast cancer
    Vanessa Dumeaux
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1302-7. 2004
    ..Whether the interactive effect differs according to menopausal status remains unclear and needs further investigations...
  67. ncbi request reprint [Dietary fibers in food and protection against colorectal cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study]
    Anne M Tjønneland
    Kraeftens Bekaempelse, Institut for Epidemiologisk Kraeftforskning, København
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:2458-60. 2004
  68. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk and salmon intake
    Eiliv Lund
    Science 305:477-8; author reply 477-8. 2004
  69. ncbi request reprint Body size and breast cancer risk: findings from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer And Nutrition (EPIC)
    Petra H Lahmann
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbrucke, Germany
    Int J Cancer 111:762-71. 2004
    ..Among premenopausal women, weight and BMI showed nonsignificant inverse associations with breast cancer...
  70. 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...
  71. 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...
  72. ncbi request reprint Fruits and vegetables and lung cancer: Findings from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Anthony B Miller
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 108:269-76. 2004
    ..The findings from this analysis can be regarded as re-enforcing recommendations with regard to enhanced fruit consumption for populations. However, the effect is likely to be small compared to smoking cessation...
  73. ncbi request reprint Perceived barriers to consumption of fish among Norwegian women
    Torbjørn Trondsen
    Norwegian College of Fishery Science, University of Tromsø, Breivika 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Appetite 41:301-14. 2003
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of pigmentation, sun exposure, and risk of cutaneous malignant melanoma in women
    Marit Bragelien Veierød
    Section of Medical Statistics, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1530-8. 2003
    ..Here we report the first results from a large prospective cohort study of pigmentation factors and sun exposure in relation to melanoma risk...
  75. ncbi request reprint Smoking and the risk of gastric cancer in the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Department of Epidemiology, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cancer 107:629-34. 2003
    ..Findings from this large study support the causal relation between smoking and gastric cancer in this European population. Stomach cancer should be added to the burden of diseases caused by smoking...
  76. ncbi request reprint Human plasma levels of POPs, and diet among native people from Uelen, Chukotka
    Torkjel M Sandanger
    Norwegian Institute for Air Research, The Polar Environmental Centre, 9296 Tromsø, Norway
    J Environ Monit 5:689-96. 2003
    ..Transportation of beta-HCH by ocean currents through the Bering Strait into the Arctic Ocean or regional point sources might explain these elevated levels...
  77. 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...
  78. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer and specific types of oral contraceptives: a large Norwegian cohort study
    Vanessa Dumeaux
    University of Tromsø, Institute of Community Medicine, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Cancer 105:844-50. 2003
    ..002). In conclusion, the increased risk of breast cancer related with OC formulations could be due mostly to estrogen component...
  79. ncbi request reprint Change in plasma levels of vitamin D after consumption of cod-liver and fresh cod-liver oil as part of the traditional north Norwegian fish dish "Mølje"
    Magritt Brustad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 62:40-53. 2003
    ..To assess changes in plasma 25-hydroxy vitamin D (25(OH)D) concentrations after ingestion of <<Mølje>>, a traditional north Norwegian fish dish rich in vitamin D...
  80. ncbi request reprint Change in levels of persistent organic pollutants in human plasma after consumption of a traditional northern Norwegian fish dish-mølje (cod, cod liver, cod liver oil and hard roe)
    Torkjel M Sandanger
    Norwegian Institute for Air Research, The Polar Environmental Centre, NO 9296 Tromsø, Norway
    J Environ Monit 5:160-5. 2003
    ..To obtain reliable data on human levels of POPs it is, on the basis of these findings, recommended that blood samples should be collected from fasting individuals and both wet-weight and lipid-weight levels should be reported...
  81. ncbi request reprint Side-effects of hormone replacement therapy and influence on pattern of use among women aged 45-64 years. The Norwegian Women and Cancer (NOWAC) study 1997
    Kjersti Bakken
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:850-6. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate reasons for starting and discontinuing HRT use and examine the prevalence of side-effects and what impact they had on pattern of use...
  82. ncbi request reprint Consumption of vegetables and fruits and risk of breast cancer
    Carla H van Gils
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    JAMA 293:183-93. 2005
    ..Most of the evidence comes from case-control studies, but a recent pooled analysis of the relatively few published cohort studies suggests no significantly reduced breast cancer risk is associated with vegetable and fruit consumption...
  83. ncbi request reprint [The monolingual Sámi population is less satisfied with the primary health care]
    Tove Nystad
    Senter for samisk helseforskning, Institutt for samfunnsmedisin, Universitetet i Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:738-40. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe patient satisfaction in general practice among the Sámi monolingual population, as compared with the Norwegian population...
  84. ncbi request reprint Meat intake and risk of stomach and esophageal adenocarcinoma within the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Carlos A Gonzalez
    Department of Epidemiology, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:345-54. 2006
    ..We examined the risks of gastric cancer and esophageal adenocarcinoma associated with meat consumption within the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohort...
  85. ncbi request reprint Fish consumption and breast cancer risk. The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Dagrun Engeset
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Cancer 119:175-82. 2006
    ..Although the period of follow-up is relatively short, the results provide no evidence for an association between fish intake and breast cancer risk...
  86. 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...
  87. 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...
  88. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Mandy Schulz
    German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14458 Nuthetal, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2531-5. 2005
    ..The association between consumption of fruit and vegetables and risk of ovarian cancer is still unclear from a prospective point of view...
  89. ncbi request reprint 4-Aminobiphenyl-hemoglobin adducts and risk of smoking-related disease in never smokers and former smokers in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition prospective study
    Luisa Airoldi
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2118-24. 2005
    ..The most important finding of this prospective study is that, at least in women, 4-ABP-Hb adducts may help identify subjects at high risk of cancers related to environmental tobacco smoke exposure...
  90. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and mortality in a prospectively studied cohort of Scandinavian women: the women's lifestyle and health cohort study
    Anette Hjartåker
    Department of Biostatistics, Institute for Basic Medical Sciences, University of Oslo, PO Box 1122, N 0317 Oslo, Blindern, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:747-54. 2005
    ..No excess risk was found for underweight premenopausal women. The data indicate that the rapidly growing prevalence of obesity in many Western countries will substantially increase premature deaths among young women...
  91. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy and incidence of hormone-dependent cancers in the Norwegian Women and Cancer study
    Kjersti Bakken
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Cancer 112:130-4. 2004
    ..Our results suggest that HRT could be considered a major determinant for the increasing incidence of breast cancer in Norway...
  92. pmc Previous oral contraceptive use and breast cancer risk according to hormone replacement therapy use among postmenopausal women
    Vanessa Dumeaux
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, France
    Cancer Causes Control 16:537-44. 2005
    ..To assess postmenopausal breast cancer risk in relation to particular patterns of oral contraceptive (OC) use according to hormone replacement therapy (HRT) exposure...
  93. pmc Meat, fish, and colorectal cancer risk: the European Prospective Investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Teresa Norat
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69 372 Lyon cedex 08, France
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:906-16. 2005
    ..Current evidence suggests that high red meat intake is associated with increased colorectal cancer risk. High fish intake may be associated with a decreased risk, but the existing evidence is less convincing...
  94. ncbi request reprint The impact of hormone replacement therapy on the incidence of breast cancer in Norway
    Kjersti Bakken
    J Clin Oncol 23:3636-7; author reply 3637-8. 2005
  95. ncbi request reprint [Estrogen replacement therapy and breast cancer]
    Kjersti Bakken
    Institutt for samfunnsmedisin, Universitetet i Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:282-5. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between use of HRT and risk of breast cancer in a Norwegian cohort of women...
  96. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer risk among women who start smoking as teenagers
    Inger T Gram
    Inger T Gram, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromso, N 9037 Tromso, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:61-6. 2005
    ..To examine the effect of smoking on breast cancer risk in a large population-based cohort of women, many of whom started smoking as teenagers...
  97. 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...
  98. 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...