Jan Norum

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital of North Norway
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. pmc An uncommon presentation and course of metastatic malignant melanoma: a case report
    Astrid Dalhaug
    Radiation Oncology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine and Skin Diseases, Nordlandssykehuset HF, 8092 Bodø, Norway
    J Med Case Reports 1:151. 2007
  2. pmc Presentation and course of brain metastases from breast cancer in a paranoid-schizophrenic patient: A case report
    Astrid Dalhaug
    Radiation Oncology Unit, Medical Department, Nordlandssykehuset HF, 8092 Bodø, Norway
    Cases J 1:195. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Prioritisation of telemedicine services for large scale implementation in Norway
    Jan Norum
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital of North Norway, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    J Telemed Telecare 13:185-92. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Practice and costs of red blood cell (RBC) transfusion in an oncological unit
    Jan Norum
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø
    Anticancer Res 28:459-64. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Prophylactic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (PBSO) with or without prophylactic bilateral mastectomy (PBM) or no intervention in BRCA1 mutation carriers: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Jan Norum
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Cancer 44:963-71. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Trastuzumab in adjuvant breast cancer therapy. A model based cost-effectiveness analysis
    J Norum
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Acta Oncol 46:153-64. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Cetuximab in the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer: a model-based cost-effectiveness analysis
    J Norum
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromso, N 9037 Tromso, Norway
    J Chemother 18:532-7. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint A university oncology department and a remote palliative care unit linked together by email and videoconferencing
    Jan Norum
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø
    J Telemed Telecare 12:92-6. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant fluorouracil, epirubicin and cyclophosphamide in early breast cancer: is it cost-effective?
    Jan Norum
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital of North Norway, Norway
    Acta Oncol 44:735-41. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Norwegian surgical and medical oncologists' use of the Internet. A new source for professional updating
    Jan Norum
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø
    Anticancer Res 25:3095-8. 2005

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Publications32

  1. pmc An uncommon presentation and course of metastatic malignant melanoma: a case report
    Astrid Dalhaug
    Radiation Oncology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine and Skin Diseases, Nordlandssykehuset HF, 8092 Bodø, Norway
    J Med Case Reports 1:151. 2007
    ..This case illustrates that some patients with multi-organ melanoma manifestations may benefit from the repeated use of effective local therapeutic approaches and may experience a quite favourable prognosis...
  2. pmc Presentation and course of brain metastases from breast cancer in a paranoid-schizophrenic patient: A case report
    Astrid Dalhaug
    Radiation Oncology Unit, Medical Department, Nordlandssykehuset HF, 8092 Bodø, Norway
    Cases J 1:195. 2008
    ..Treatment consisted of whole-brain radiotherapy and letrozole. Twenty-one months later, the patient is in continued partial remission...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prioritisation of telemedicine services for large scale implementation in Norway
    Jan Norum
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital of North Norway, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    J Telemed Telecare 13:185-92. 2007
    ..User support, training, research ability, financial incentives and interaction between clinicians and ICT-personnel were considered as important factors in motivating health-care personnel to use telemedicine...
  4. ncbi request reprint Practice and costs of red blood cell (RBC) transfusion in an oncological unit
    Jan Norum
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø
    Anticancer Res 28:459-64. 2008
    ..Cancer related anemia impairs patient functioning. Red blood cell (RBC) transfusion and erythropoietin (EPO) may relieve fatigue. Cost-effectiveness data have been requested...
  5. doi request reprint Prophylactic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (PBSO) with or without prophylactic bilateral mastectomy (PBM) or no intervention in BRCA1 mutation carriers: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Jan Norum
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Cancer 44:963-71. 2008
    ..PBSO with or without PBM in BRCA1 mutation carriers is cost-effective. A testing of all incident breast cancers to identify mutation carrying families should be explored...
  6. ncbi request reprint Trastuzumab in adjuvant breast cancer therapy. A model based cost-effectiveness analysis
    J Norum
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Acta Oncol 46:153-64. 2007
    ..Sensitivity analyses documented survival gain, price of trastuzumab, production gain and discount rate to be the major factors influencing cost-effectiveness ratio. Trastuzumab is indicated cost effective in Norway...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cetuximab in the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer: a model-based cost-effectiveness analysis
    J Norum
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromso, N 9037 Tromso, Norway
    J Chemother 18:532-7. 2006
    ..Sensitivity analysis documented price of cetuximab and survival gain to be the major factors influencing the cost-effectiveness ratio. In conclusion, the analysis indicates cetuximab to be a promising, but very expensive antibody...
  8. ncbi request reprint A university oncology department and a remote palliative care unit linked together by email and videoconferencing
    Jan Norum
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø
    J Telemed Telecare 12:92-6. 2006
    ..The study demonstrated that telemedicine can be used to incorporate a remote palliative care unit into a university department...
  9. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant fluorouracil, epirubicin and cyclophosphamide in early breast cancer: is it cost-effective?
    Jan Norum
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital of North Norway, Norway
    Acta Oncol 44:735-41. 2005
    ..Money spent on drugs alone constituted 15-48%, depending on method chosen. A cost-effectiveness analysis revealed a cost per life year (LY) saved replacing FEC by CMF of 3,575-15,125 Euros. Adjuvant FEC is cost effective in Norway...
  10. ncbi request reprint Norwegian surgical and medical oncologists' use of the Internet. A new source for professional updating
    Jan Norum
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø
    Anticancer Res 25:3095-8. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to examine its use by Norwegian oncologists. MATERIALS AND Methods: One hundred and eighty-six oncologists were invited to take part in a questionnaire-based study and 105 responded...
  11. ncbi request reprint Telemedicine in radiotherapy: a study exploring remote treatment planning, supervision and economics
    Jan Norum
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital of North Norway UNN, Tromsø, Norway
    J Telemed Telecare 11:245-50. 2005
    ..The threshold (break-even point) comparing the costs of telemedicine with those of transportation by air was 12 patients/year. Telemedicine in radiotherapy appears to be feasible, but some limitations must be overcome...
  12. ncbi request reprint A monoclonal antibody against HER-2 (trastuzumab) for metastatic breast cancer: a model-based cost-effectiveness analysis
    J Norum
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Ann Oncol 16:909-14. 2005
    ..However, significant resources have been allocated to finance this new therapy. Due to ever increasing pressures on health care budgets, economic evaluations are requested in order to compare health effects with costs...
  13. ncbi request reprint Information and communication technology (ICT) in oncology. Patients' and relatives' experiences and suggestions
    Jan Norum
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital of North Norway, P O Box 13, 9038 Tromsø, Norway
    Support Care Cancer 11:286-93. 2003
    ..They recommend ICT employed in patient-hospital communication and suggest waiting time, treatment offers and addresses the three most important topics on hospital websites...
  14. ncbi request reprint The Websites of Norwegian hospitals: do they meet national guidelines and patient's expectations?
    Jan Norem
    Department of Oncology, Univerisity Hosptial of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    J Telemed Telecare 10:272-6. 2004
    ..8; central hospitals, 30.3; local hospitals, 29.2; and other hospitals, 21.1. On the whole, the hospitals' Websites were not impressive, in view of the competition between hospitals for patients...
  15. pmc Mammographic screening in Sami speaking municipalities and a control group. Are early outcome measures influenced by ethnicity?
    Jan Norum
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 71:1-6. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the attendance rate and outcome of the Norwegian Breast Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) in the Sami-speaking municipalities and a control group...
  16. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness issue of adjuvant trastuzumab in early breast cancer
    Jan Norum
    Department of Oncology, PO Box 13, University Hospital of North Norway, N 9038 Tromsø, Norway
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 7:1617-25. 2006
    ..The paper summarises the results, focuses on the level of evidence of these studies, compares the calculated cost-effectiveness ratios and makes recommendations for future cost-effectiveness analyses...
  17. ncbi request reprint Do cancer patients benefit from short-term contact with a general practitioner following cancer treatment? A randomised, controlled study
    Knut Holtedahl
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Support Care Cancer 13:949-56. 2005
    ..To investigate whether increased contact with the patient's general practitioner (GP) soon after cancer treatment can increase patient quality of life (QoL) and satisfaction with follow-up...
  18. doi request reprint Admission and stay in psychiatric hospitals in northern Norway among Sami and a control group: a registry-based study
    Jan Norum
    Northern Norway Regional Health Authority, Bodø, Norway and Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 66:422-7. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was analyze the admission and inpatient stay at psychiatric hospital in northern Norway among people from the Sami-speaking municipalities (Sami group) and a control group (non-Sami group). Are they treated equally?..
  19. ncbi request reprint Telemedicine in haemodialysis: a university department and two remote satellites linked together as one common workplace
    Markus Rumpsfeld
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of North Norway, Norway
    J Telemed Telecare 11:251-5. 2005
    ..Digital X-rays were communicated without problems. The pilot study indicates that satellite units may be incorporated into the daily management at the central institution by telemedicine...
  20. ncbi request reprint A tele-obstetric broadband service including ultrasound, videoconferencing and cardiotocogram. A high cost and a low volume of patients
    Jan Norum
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    J Telemed Telecare 13:180-4. 2007
    ..7 million (Euro 212,000). The telemedicine service was not cost saving at annual workloads below 208. We conclude that the installation has to be used by other medical specialities to make it cost-effective...
  21. ncbi request reprint Bladder and rectal toxicity of BeamCath application in radiotherapy of prostate cancer
    Solveig Hanssen
    Department of Oncology, Section of Radiotherapy, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Anticancer Res 28:2865-8. 2008
    ..Patient-reported toxicity in two radiotherapy regimens for early stage prostate cancer was investigated. In 2003, the Swedish BeamCath technique was adapted for Northern Norway...
  22. doi request reprint The potential of digital monochrome images versus colour slides in telescreening for diabetic retinopathy
    Monika Alise Johansen
    Norwegian Centre for Telemedicine, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    J Telemed Telecare 14:27-31. 2008
    ..The results indicate that digital red-free monochrome images represent a superior screening tool for diabetic retinopathy. Tele-screening may be beneficial when patients have to travel substantial distances to visit an ophthalmologist...
  23. doi request reprint Compulsory and voluntary admission in psychiatric hospitals in northern Norway 2009-2010. A national registry-based analysis
    Jan Norum
    Northern Norway Regional Health Authority, Bodø, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 67:47-52. 2013
    ..On this background, we aimed to explore the voluntary and compulsory admissions in psychiatric hospitals in northern Norway, the University Hospital of North Norway in Tromsø (UNN-T) and the Nordland Hospital in Bodø (NH-B)...
  24. pmc Health consumption in Sami speaking municipalities and a control group with regard to medical imaging
    Jan Størmer
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 71:17620. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to document the consumption of medical imaging [conventional radiography (CR), computerised tomography (CT), magnetic resonance (MR), ultrasound (US)]...
  25. ncbi request reprint Using discharge letters and context representation in information retrieval of medical literature
    Johan Gustav Bellika
    Norwegian Centre for Telemedicine, University Hospital of North Norway, Norway
    Stud Health Technol Inform 95:373-8. 2003
    ..In the reported experiments, we achieved search results comparable to the tftdf method without building specialised context models for the experiment...
  26. ncbi request reprint Health consumption in Sami-speaking municipalities with regard to cancer and radiotherapy
    Jan Norum
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 70:319-28. 2011
    ..We aimed to use cancer and radiotherapy treatment as the instrument to clarify the situation...
  27. pmc Induced abortion on demand and birth rate in Sami-speaking municipalities and a control group in Finnmark, Norway
    Jan Norum
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, and Department of Oncology, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 72:20357. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to analyze the birth and induced abortion on demand (IAD) rate among women in Sami-speaking communities and a control group in Finnmark County, Norway...
  28. pmc Socioeconomic characteristics and health outcomes in Sami speaking municipalities and a control group in northern Norway
    Jan Norum
    Northern Norway Regional Health Authority, Bodø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 71:19127. 2012
    ..The objectives of this study were to compare municipalities with a majority of Sami in the population and a control group with regard to socioeconomic factors and health outcome...
  29. pmc Sami-speaking municipalities and a control group's access to somatic specialist health care (SHC): a retrospective study on general practitioners' referrals
    Jan Norum
    Northern Norway Regional Health Authority, NO 8038 Bodø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 71:17346. 2012
    ..The Sami people constitute the indigenous people in northern Norway. The objective of this study was to clarify whether they have a similar supply of somatic specialist health care (SHC) as others...
  30. ncbi request reprint A Norwegian study of seafarers' and rescuers' recommendations for maritime telemedicine services
    Jan Norum
    Norwegian Centre for Telemedicine, University Hospital of North Norway, Norway
    J Telemed Telecare 8:264-9. 2002
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  31. pmc Should the surgeon or the general practitioner (GP) follow up patients after surgery for colon cancer? A randomized controlled trial protocol focusing on quality of life, cost-effectiveness and serious clinical events
    Knut M Augestad
    Norwegian Centre for Telemedicine, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:137. 2008
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  32. ncbi request reprint A cost-minimising analysis of standard radiotherapy and two experimental therapies in glioblastoma
    Tom B Johannesen
    Department of Radiotherapy and Oncology, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Radiother Oncol 62:227-31. 2002
    ..Our objective was to determine total treatment costs, hospitalisation time, and treatment outcome in these two experimental therapies compared to standard treatment...