Kamila Czene

Summary

Affiliation: Karolinska Institute
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi Cancer risks in hairdressers: assessment of carcinogenicity of hair dyes and gels
    Kamila Czene
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 105:108-12. 2003
  2. ncbi Environmental and heritable causes of cancer among 9.6 million individuals in the Swedish Family-Cancer Database
    Kamila Czene
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 99:260-6. 2002
  3. ncbi Etiology of familial aggregation in melanoma and squamous cell carcinoma of the skin
    Linda S Lindström
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, P O Box 281, Stockholm 17177, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1639-43. 2007
  4. ncbi Incidence trends and familial risks in invasive and in situ cutaneous melanoma by sun-exposed body sites
    Kari Hemminki
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 104:764-71. 2003
  5. pmc A constant risk for familial breast cancer? A population-based family study
    Kamila Czene
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Breast Cancer Res 11:R30. 2009
  6. pmc Is genetic background important in lung cancer survival?
    Linda S Lindström
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 4:e5588. 2009
  7. ncbi Cancer risks in first-generation immigrants to Sweden
    Kari Hemminki
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 99:218-28. 2002
  8. ncbi Familial papillary renal cell tumors and subsequent cancers: a nationwide epidemiological study from Sweden
    Kamila Czene
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    J Urol 169:1271-5. 2003
  9. doi Timing of familial breast cancer in sisters
    Paola Rebora
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Box 281, 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:721-7. 2008
  10. ncbi Time trends and familial risks in squamous cell carcinoma of the skin
    Kari Hemminki
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Arch Dermatol 139:885-9. 2003

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. ncbi Cancer risks in hairdressers: assessment of carcinogenicity of hair dyes and gels
    Kamila Czene
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 105:108-12. 2003
    ..Bladder cancer was not increased among hairdressers in the recent decades and is therefore not likely to be associated with modern hair dyes...
  2. ncbi Environmental and heritable causes of cancer among 9.6 million individuals in the Swedish Family-Cancer Database
    Kamila Czene
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 99:260-6. 2002
    ....
  3. ncbi Etiology of familial aggregation in melanoma and squamous cell carcinoma of the skin
    Linda S Lindström
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, P O Box 281, Stockholm 17177, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1639-43. 2007
    ..Because the malignancies are dependent on UV radiation, we did separate analyses for sun-covered and sun-exposed sites...
  4. ncbi Incidence trends and familial risks in invasive and in situ cutaneous melanoma by sun-exposed body sites
    Kari Hemminki
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 104:764-71. 2003
    ..90 at covered and 2.53 at exposed sites. The data suggest that the higher melanoma density at exposed sites masks familial effects. Furthermore, sun exposure does not appear to reinforce the familial effect...
  5. pmc A constant risk for familial breast cancer? A population-based family study
    Kamila Czene
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Breast Cancer Res 11:R30. 2009
    ..We investigated whether there is a similar pattern in the breast cancer incidence in first-degree relatives of breast cancer patients. We studied the risk for breast cancer in mothers at ages older than their daughter's age at diagnosis...
  6. pmc Is genetic background important in lung cancer survival?
    Linda S Lindström
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 4:e5588. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the familial concordance in lung cancer survival by means of analyses of pairs with different degrees of familial relationships...
  7. ncbi Cancer risks in first-generation immigrants to Sweden
    Kari Hemminki
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 99:218-28. 2002
    ..Women from Yugoslavia and Turkey had an excess of thyroid tumours. All immigrant groups showed breast, endometrial and ovarian cancers at or below the Swedish level but the differences were no more than 2-fold...
  8. ncbi Familial papillary renal cell tumors and subsequent cancers: a nationwide epidemiological study from Sweden
    Kamila Czene
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    J Urol 169:1271-5. 2003
    ..Familial risks in papillary renal cell carcinoma and association with second primary malignancies were studied using the nationwide Swedish Family Cancer Data Base...
  9. doi Timing of familial breast cancer in sisters
    Paola Rebora
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Box 281, 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:721-7. 2008
    ....
  10. ncbi Time trends and familial risks in squamous cell carcinoma of the skin
    Kari Hemminki
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Arch Dermatol 139:885-9. 2003
    ..To study time trends and familial clustering of invasive and in situ squamous cell skin cancers (SCC), with particular reference to sun-exposed and covered sites of the body...
  11. ncbi Socioeconomic factors in cancer in Sweden
    Kari Hemminki
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, 141 57 Huddinge, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 105:692-700. 2003
    ..The overall population-attributable fraction for selected sites was 16.7% for men and 10.9% for women and it was highest, over 50%, for lung cancer in both genders...
  12. ncbi Genetic implications of bilateral breast cancer: a population based cohort study
    Mikael Hartman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet Oncol 6:377-82. 2005
    ..Women with breast cancer are at high risk of bilateral breast cancer. We aimed to assess the incidence of bilateral breast cancer in relation to age and time since diagnosis of first cancer...
  13. ncbi Familial and attributable risks in cutaneous melanoma: effects of proband and age
    Kari Hemminki
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, 141 57 Huddinge, Sweden
    J Invest Dermatol 120:217-23. 2003
    ..Melanoma associated with breast, nervous system, and skin cancers, and in situ melanoma possibly also with connective tissue and thyroid tumors and multiple myeloma...
  14. ncbi Attributable risks of familial cancer from the Family-Cancer Database
    Kari Hemminki
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, 141 57 Huddinge, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:1638-44. 2002
    ..The data show that the familial PAF of prostate cancer was 20.55%, and breast cancer 10.61%, but for most other sites, it was between 1 and 3%...
  15. ncbi Attributable risks for familial breast cancer by proband status and morphology: a nationwide epidemiologic study from Sweden
    Kari Hemminki
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 100:214-9. 2002
    ..The data show that the familial PAF of breast cancer among a 0-66-year-old population of daughters was 7% and independent of the morphologic type. If contribution from the paternal side was allowed for, the PAF would be 11%...
  16. ncbi Parental age and risk of childhood cancers: a population-based cohort study from Sweden
    Benjamin H Yip
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 35:1495-503. 2006
    ..A population-based cohort study of parental ages and other prenatal risk factors for five main childhood cancers was performed with the use of a linkage between several national-based registries...
  17. ncbi Familial risk of cancer: data for clinical counseling and cancer genetics
    Kari Hemminki
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 108:109-14. 2004
    ..If, for example, a familial SIR of 2.2 would be use as an action level, counseling would be needed for most cancers at some diagnostic age groups. The present data provide the basis for clinical counseling...
  18. doi The role of mammography screening attendance and detection mode in predicting breast cancer survival-is there added prognostic value?
    Cornelis Biesheuvel
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol 35:545-50. 2011
    ..We also assessed the effect of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) on the association of detection mode with breast cancer survival...
  19. doi Breast cancer incidence after hormonal infertility treatment in Sweden: a cohort study
    Chantal C Orgéas
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:72.e1-7. 2009
    ..To assess the impact of infertility treatment with causes of infertility on incidence of breast cancer...
  20. doi Diagnostic work-up of contralateral breast cancers has not improved over calendar period
    Maria E C Sandberg
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Box 281, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 122:889-95. 2010
    ..This study gives no indications that any improvement in diagnostic work-up of CBC have occurred over the last 25 years...
  21. ncbi Age specific and attributable risks of familial prostate carcinoma from the family-cancer database
    Kari Hemminki
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Cancer 95:1346-53. 2002
    ....
  22. ncbi BRAF mutations in metastatic melanoma: a possible association with clinical outcome
    Rajiv Kumar
    Department of Biosciences, Karolinska Institute, Novum, 141 57 Huddinge, Sweden
    Clin Cancer Res 9:3362-8. 2003
    ..Recently, activating mutations in the BRAF gene, were reported in a large proportion of melanomas. We have studied mutations in the BRAF gene and their association with clinical parameters...
  23. ncbi Kidney cancer in the Swedish Family Cancer Database: familial risks and second primary malignancies
    Kamila Czene
    Department of Biosciences, Novum, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Kidney Int 61:1806-13. 2002
    ..Familial risks in kidney cancer and association with second primary malignancies were studied using the nationwide Swedish Family Cancer Database...
  24. ncbi Analysis of DNA and hemoglobin adducts and sister chromatid exchanges in a human population occupationally exposed to propylene oxide: a pilot study
    Kamila Czene
    Department of Biosciences, Karolinska Institute, Novum, S 141 57 Huddinge, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:315-8. 2002
    ..The present study is the first demonstrating PO-DNA adducts in human individuals. It is also the first study indicating cytogenetic effects in humans from PO exposure, although confounding effects from other sources cannot be excluded...
  25. doi Evaluation of bias in familial risk estimates: a study of common cancers using Swedish population-based registers
    Monica Leu
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:1318-25. 2008
    ..Bias in estimates of familial cancer may result if population-based registers fail to identify relatives as affected when disease occurs before the start-up of registration (ie, "left-truncation" of family history)...
  26. doi Validation of smoking history in cancer patients
    Michaela Prochazka
    The Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 47:1004-8. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the agreement between patient records and the information reported from relatives, and how the relationship and time since patient's death affected the response rate and the quality of the data...
  27. doi Breast cancer onset in twins and women with bilateral disease
    Mikael Hartman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Oncol 26:4086-91. 2008
    ..Little is known of the onset of breast cancer in high-risk populations. We investigated the risk of breast cancer in twin sisters and in the contralateral breast taking family history into consideration...
  28. ncbi Association of first ocular melanoma with subsequent cutaneous melanoma: results from the Swedish Family-Cancer Database
    Kari Hemminki
    Int J Cancer 104:257-8. 2003
  29. ncbi Ionizing radiation and tobacco use increases the risk of a subsequent lung carcinoma in women with breast cancer: case-only design
    Michaela Prochazka
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 281, SE 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Oncol 23:7467-74. 2005
    ..We accessed the lung dose in relation to different radiotherapy techniques, provided the excess relative risk (ERR) estimate for radiation-associated lung cancer, and evaluated the influence of tobacco use...
  30. pmc ESR1 and EGF genetic variation in relation to breast cancer risk and survival
    Kristjana Einarsdóttir
    Centre for Health Services Research, School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, 6009 Crawley, Perth, Western Australia
    Breast Cancer Res 10:R15. 2008
    ..We sought to determine if common genetic variation in the ESR1 and EGF genes affects breast cancer risk, tumour characteristics or breast cancer survival...
  31. ncbi Sex- and kindred-specific familial risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Kamila Czene
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2496-9. 2007
    ..5 (95% CI, 1.2-1.9). Our results suggest that part of the familial risk of NHL may be attributable to shared environmental exposures, particularly between same-sex siblings...
  32. ncbi Familial concordance in cancer survival: a Swedish population-based study
    Linda S Lindström
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet Oncol 8:1001-6. 2007
    ..Nowadays, the fact that cancers can aggregate in families is generally accepted. The aim of this study was to complete a comprehensive analysis of cancer-survival concordance in parents and their children diagnosed with the same cancer...
  33. ncbi Incidence and prognosis of synchronous and metachronous bilateral breast cancer
    Mikael Hartman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Stockholm Söder Hospital and Oncologic Center, CLINTEC, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Oncol 25:4210-6. 2007
    ..Little is known, however, about incidence trends and prognostic features of bilateral breast cancer...
  34. ncbi The impact of truncation and missing family links in population-based registers on familial risk estimates
    Monica Leu
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1461-7. 2007
    ..In summary, truncation, and to a lesser extent missing family links, induces bias in familial risk estimates from population-based registers...
  35. pmc Is breast cancer prognosis inherited?
    Mikael Hartman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Breast Cancer Res 9:R39. 2007
    ..A genetic component is well established in the etiology of breast cancer. It is not well known, however, whether genetic traits also influence prognostic features of the malignant phenotype...
  36. ncbi "Population lab": the creation of virtual populations for genetic epidemiology research
    Monica Leu
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 18:433-40. 2007
    ..Furthermore, there are no standard tools for testing the validity of estimates from standard epidemiologic designs and from new analytic strategies using register data...
  37. ncbi Familial risk of urological cancers: data for clinical counseling
    Kari Hemminki
    Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Im Neuenheimer Feld 580, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    World J Urol 21:377-81. 2004
    ..Urological cancers also offer a challenge to molecular geneticists attempting to identify the susceptibility genes underlying the familial clustering...
  38. pmc Heterogeneity of breast cancer associations with five susceptibility loci by clinical and pathological characteristics
    Montserrat Garcia-Closas
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Marylan, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 4:e1000054. 2008
    ..Understanding the etiologic heterogeneity of breast cancer may ultimately result in improvements in prevention, early detection, and treatment...