Paul W Dickman

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Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi Thyroid cancer risk after thyroid examination with 131I: a population-based cohort study in Sweden
    Paul W Dickman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 106:580-7. 2003
  2. ncbi Regression models for relative survival
    Paul W Dickman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Stat Med 23:51-64. 2004
  3. ncbi Hip fractures in men with prostate cancer treated with orchiectomy
    Paul W Dickman
    Department of Oncology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Urol 172:2208-12. 2004
  4. doi Temporal trends in mortality from diseases of the circulatory system after treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma: a population-based cohort study in Sweden (1973 to 2006)
    Sandra Eloranta
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Oncol 31:1435-41. 2013
  5. pmc Partitioning of excess mortality in population-based cancer patient survival studies using flexible parametric survival models
    Sandra Eloranta
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:86. 2012
  6. pmc Menopausal hormone therapy in relation to breast cancer characteristics and prognosis: a cohort study
    Lena U Rosenberg
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Breast Cancer Res 10:R78. 2008
  7. ncbi Occupational exposures and risk of esophageal and gastric cardia cancers among male Swedish construction workers
    Catarina Jansson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 16:755-64. 2005
  8. 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
  9. ncbi Previous preterm and small-for-gestational-age births and the subsequent risk of stillbirth
    Pamela J Surkan
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    N Engl J Med 350:777-85. 2004
  10. pmc Is breast cancer prognosis inherited?
    Mikael Hartman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Breast Cancer Res 9:R39. 2007

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Publications72

  1. ncbi Thyroid cancer risk after thyroid examination with 131I: a population-based cohort study in Sweden
    Paul W Dickman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 106:580-7. 2003
    ..However, our study included few patients under age 20, so the results apply primarily to exposure among adults. Our data suggest that protraction of dose may result in a lower risk than brief X-ray exposure of the same total dose...
  2. ncbi Regression models for relative survival
    Paul W Dickman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Stat Med 23:51-64. 2004
    ....
  3. ncbi Hip fractures in men with prostate cancer treated with orchiectomy
    Paul W Dickman
    Department of Oncology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Urol 172:2208-12. 2004
    ..Data directly addressing the long-term fracture risk in men diagnosed with prostate cancer are limited...
  4. doi Temporal trends in mortality from diseases of the circulatory system after treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma: a population-based cohort study in Sweden (1973 to 2006)
    Sandra Eloranta
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Oncol 31:1435-41. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Partitioning of excess mortality in population-based cancer patient survival studies using flexible parametric survival models
    Sandra Eloranta
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:86. 2012
    ..For this purpose we extend flexible parametric survival models for relative survival, which use restricted cubic splines for the baseline cumulative excess hazard and for any time-dependent effects...
  6. pmc Menopausal hormone therapy in relation to breast cancer characteristics and prognosis: a cohort study
    Lena U Rosenberg
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Breast Cancer Res 10:R78. 2008
    ..We assessed these associations in a Swedish cohort of postmenopausal breast cancer patients holding information on mammographic examinations, menopausal hormone therapy use, other breast cancer risk factors, and cancer treatment...
  7. ncbi Occupational exposures and risk of esophageal and gastric cardia cancers among male Swedish construction workers
    Catarina Jansson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 16:755-64. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that occupational airborne exposures in a traditional male dominated industry might contribute to these observations...
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi Previous preterm and small-for-gestational-age births and the subsequent risk of stillbirth
    Pamela J Surkan
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    N Engl J Med 350:777-85. 2004
    ..It is not known whether the birth of a previous small-for-gestational-age or preterm infant increases the subsequent risk of stillbirth...
  10. 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...
  11. pmc Patterns of survival among patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms diagnosed in Sweden from 1973 to 2008: a population-based study
    Malin Hultcrantz
    Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Oncol 30:2995-3001. 2012
    ..We conducted a large population-based study to establish patterns of survival in more than 9,000 patients with MPNs...
  12. pmc Patterns of survival and causes of death following a diagnosis of monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance: a population-based study
    Sigurdur Y Kristinsson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Karolinska University Hospital Solna and Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Haematologica 94:1714-20. 2009
    ..There are limited data on survival patterns among patients with monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance...
  13. doi Social support after stillbirth for prevention of maternal depression
    Pamela J Surkan
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:1358-64. 2009
    ..To study how social support is associated with ensuing maternal depression following stillbirth...
  14. pmc The influence of menopausal hormone therapy on tumour characteristics and survival in endometrial cancer patients
    Chantal C Orgéas
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 281, SE 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer 45:3064-73. 2009
    ..We investigated the effects of ever use of MHT on tumour grade and depth of myometrial invasion and 5-year relative survival in postmenopausal endometrial cancer patients...
  15. ncbi Risk of gastroesophageal cancer among smokers and users of Scandinavian moist snuff
    Kazem Zendehdel
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 122:1095-9. 2008
    ..Although confounding by unmeasured exposures, and some differential misclassification of smoking, might have inflated the associations, our study provides suggestive evidence for an independent carcinogenic effect of snus...
  16. doi Improved patient survival for acute myeloid leukemia: a population-based study of 9729 patients diagnosed in Sweden between 1973 and 2005
    Asa Rangert Derolf
    Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital, Solna and Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Blood 113:3666-72. 2009
    ..However, the majority of AML patients die of their disease and age remains an important predictor of prognosis. New effective agents with a more favorable toxicity profile are needed to improve survival, particularly in the elderly...
  17. ncbi Risk factors for hormone receptor-defined breast cancer in postmenopausal women
    Lena U Rosenberg
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, P O Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2482-8. 2006
    ....
  18. doi Patterns of survival in lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma/Waldenström macroglobulinemia: a population-based study of 1,555 patients diagnosed in Sweden from 1980 to 2005
    Sigurdur Y Kristinsson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Karolinska University Hospital Solna, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Hematol 88:60-5. 2013
    ..Despite this progress, new effective agents with a more favourable toxicity profile are needed to further improve survival in LPL/WM, especially in the elderly...
  19. doi Progress in Hodgkin lymphoma: a population-based study on patients diagnosed in Sweden from 1973-2009
    Jan Sjoberg
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Karolinska University Hospital Solna and Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Blood 119:990-6. 2012
    ..In addition, our findings support that long-term mortality of HL therapy has decreased. Elderly HL patients still do poorly, and targeted treatment options associated with fewer side effects will advance the clinical HL field...
  20. ncbi Guilt after the loss of a husband to cancer: is there a relation with the health care provided?
    Nathalie Ylitalo
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 47:870-8. 2008
    ..Feelings of guilt are common after bereavement. We investigated whether feelings of guilt after the loss of a husband to cancer are associated with the health care provided at the time close to and at the moment of death...
  21. ncbi Synergy between sexual abuse and cervical cancer in causing sexual dysfunction
    Karin Bergmark
    Gynecological Oncology, Department of Oncology and Pathology Radiumhemmet, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Sex Marital Ther 31:361-83. 2005
    ..Diagnosis and treatment of cervical cancer may be improved by recognition of a sexual abuse history...
  22. ncbi Clinically significant prognostic factors for differentiated thyroid carcinoma: a population-based, nested case-control study
    Catharina Ihre Lundgren
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer 106:524-31. 2006
    ..The objective of the current study was to identify those factors that predict long-term unfavorable prognosis and to evaluate the predictive accuracy of the TNM staging system...
  23. ncbi Psychosocial working conditions and the risk of esophageal and gastric cardia cancers
    Catarina Jansson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:631-41. 2004
    ..These tumors occur predominantly among males. We hypothesized that stressful psychosocial working conditions might be involved in the etiology of these cancers...
  24. doi Temporal trends in the proportion cured among adults diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia in Sweden 1973-2001, a population-based study
    Therese M L Andersson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Haematol 148:918-24. 2010
    ..This novel approach of analysing survival data could be a valuable tool for physicians, patients, health care planners and health economists...
  25. ncbi The influence of interpregnancy interval on the subsequent risk of stillbirth and early neonatal death
    Olof Stephansson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obstet Gynecol 102:101-8. 2003
    ..To study whether interpregnancy interval is associated with increased risks of stillbirth and early neonatal death and whether this possible association is confounded by maternal characteristics and previous reproductive history...
  26. doi How can we make cancer survival statistics more useful for patients and clinicians: an illustration using localized prostate cancer in Sweden
    Sandra Eloranta
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 24:505-15. 2013
    ..In this paper, we discuss the relative merits of recently developed alternatives to traditionally reported measures of cancer patient survival...
  27. pmc Placental weight and risk of invasive epithelial ovarian cancer with an early age of onset
    Sven Cnattingius
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2344-9. 2008
    ..Because pregnancy hormones are primarily produced by the placenta, placental weight may be an indirect marker of hormone exposure during pregnancy...
  28. ncbi Patterns of survival in multiple myeloma: a population-based study of patients diagnosed in Sweden from 1973 to 2003
    Sigurdur Yngvi Kristinsson
    Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Karolinska University Hospital and Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Oncol 25:1993-9. 2007
    ..To define patterns of survival among all multiple myeloma (MM) patients diagnosed in Sweden during a 30-year period...
  29. ncbi Reasons for increasing trends in large for gestational age births
    Pamela J Surkan
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obstet Gynecol 104:720-6. 2004
    ....
  30. ncbi Home care of a child dying of a malignancy and parental awareness of a child's impending death
    Pamela J Surkan
    Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Palliat Med 20:161-9. 2006
    ..4% who did not receive the information). Prevalence of children's unrelieved pain was 11.6% for those receiving home care and 15.3% for those receiving care outside the home...
  31. doi Maternal smoking and infant mortality: does quitting smoking reduce the risk of infant death?
    Anna L V Johansson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 20:590-7. 2009
    ..No study has investigated whether smoking cessation influences the risk of infant death. This study estimates infant mortality after the second pregnancy in relation to smoking behavior in both the first and the second pregnancy...
  32. pmc Estimating and modelling cure in population-based cancer studies within the framework of flexible parametric survival models
    Therese M L Andersson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:96. 2011
    ..This has led to the exclusion of older age groups in population-based cancer studies using cure models...
  33. pmc Associations of gene sequence variation and serum levels of C-reactive protein and interleukin-6 with Alzheimer's disease and dementia
    Ulrika K Eriksson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Alzheimers Dis 23:361-9. 2011
    ..However, neither variation in the CRP and IL6 genes nor circulating levels of their respective protein products were associated with an increased risk of developing late-life dementias...
  34. pmc Nonstroke cardiovascular disease and risk of Alzheimer disease and dementia
    Ulrika K Eriksson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 24:213-9. 2010
    ....
  35. ncbi Optimizing the design of web-based questionnaires--experience from a population-based study among 50,000 women
    Alexandra Ekman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Nobels vag 12a, SE 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:293-300. 2007
    ..Hard-to-easy) of questions in a web-questionnaire affects the probability of drop out and non-response...
  36. ncbi Incidence and survival of Swedish patients with differentiated thyroid cancer
    Catharina Ihre Lundgren
    Department of Surgery, Center for Metabolism and Endocrinology, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 106:569-73. 2003
    ..Our data suggest that there may exist a subgroup of thyroid tumors with superior prognosis diagnosed in women during the fertile part of female life. Sex hormones may play a role in the etiology of these tumors...
  37. ncbi Perceptions of inadequate health care and feelings of guilt in parents after the death of a child to a malignancy: a population-based long-term follow-up
    Pamela J Surkan
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Palliat Med 9:317-31. 2006
    ..Parental feelings of guilt can be a serious problem after the death of a child to a malignancy. This study identified predictors of feelings of guilt in parents during the year after a child's death...
  38. doi Estimating expected survival probabilities for relative survival analysis--exploring the impact of including cancer patient mortality in the calculations
    Mats Talbäck
    Unit for Epidemiology, Department of Statistics, Monitoring and Evaluation, National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer 47:2626-32. 2011
    ..For example, the bias in 10-year relative survival for men aged 75+ diagnosed with prostate cancer was 2.6 percent units, which we think is of sufficient magnitude to warrant adjustment...
  39. doi Self-reported depression in first-year nursing students in relation to socio-demographic and educational factors: a nationwide cross-sectional study in Sweden
    Anna Christensson
    Division of Psychiatry, S t Göran, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset, Z5 U1, 171 76, Stockholm, Sweden
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:299-310. 2011
    ..We investigated self-reported depression and its associations with sociodemographic and educational factors in a demographically diverse student population of first-year nursing students in Sweden...
  40. doi Predicting the survival of cancer patients recently diagnosed in Sweden and an evaluation of predictions published in 2004
    Mats Talbäck
    Unit for Epidemiology, Department of Statistics, Monitoring and Evaluation, National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 51:17-27. 2012
    ..The second aim is to evaluate predictions published in 2004 regarding the future survival of patients diagnosed 2000-2002...
  41. ncbi Quality of life after radical prostatectomy or watchful waiting
    Gunnar Steineck
    Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    N Engl J Med 347:790-6. 2002
    ..We evaluated symptoms and self-assessments of quality of life in men with localized prostate cancer who participated in a randomized comparison between radical prostatectomy and watchful waiting...
  42. doi Events after stillbirth in relation to maternal depressive symptoms: a brief report
    Pamela J Surkan
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Birth 35:153-7. 2008
    ..Actions taken after a stillbirth can affect long-term psychological morbidity. Our objective was to study how infant bonding and maternal actions after stillbirth are associated with ensuing depressive symptoms...
  43. 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...
  44. doi Estimating the cure proportion of malignant melanoma, an alternative approach to assess long term survival: a population-based study
    Therese M L Andersson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    Cancer Epidemiol 38:93-9. 2014
    ..This group of patients is referred to as the cure proportion. Few studies have examined the possibility of cure for CMM. The aim of this study was to estimate the cure proportion of patients with CMM in a Swedish population...
  45. doi Estimating the loss in expectation of life due to cancer using flexible parametric survival models
    Therese M L Andersson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Stat Med 32:5286-300. 2013
    ..We have evaluated the extrapolation from this model using data on four types of cancer, and the results agree well with observed data...
  46. pmc Improved survival in chronic lymphocytic leukemia in the past decade: a population-based study including 11,179 patients diagnosed between 1973-2003 in Sweden
    Sigurdur Y Kristinsson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Haematologica 94:1259-65. 2009
    ..However, to date, clinical trials have not shown a survival benefit...
  47. ncbi Cancer patient survival in Sweden at the beginning of the third millennium--predictions using period analysis
    Mats Talbäck
    Centre for Epidemiology, The National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 15:967-76. 2004
    ..The interval-specific relative survival stabilised for males at 97% after 8 years of follow-up and for females at 98% after 7 years for both period and cohort analyses...
  48. ncbi Long-term risk of gastric cancer by subsite in operated and unoperated patients hospitalized for peptic ulcer
    Shahram Bahmanyar
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:1185-91. 2007
    ..We also studied the risks among operated patients while taking the disparate baseline risks into consideration...
  49. pmc Menopausal hormone therapy and other breast cancer risk factors in relation to the risk of different histological subtypes of breast cancer: a case-control study
    Lena U Rosenberg
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, S 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Breast Cancer Res 8:R11. 2006
    ..There are also indications of differences in aetiology. We therefore evaluated the risk of the three most common histological subtypes in relation to menopausal hormone therapy and other breast cancer risk factors...
  50. ncbi Symptom documentation in cancer survivors as a basis for therapy modifications
    Gunnar Steineck
    Department of Oncology Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 41:244-52. 2002
    ..A time period describes symptom duration. The relevance of a symptom to emotions and social activities, sometimes cited as the associated symptom-induced distress, is a separate issue from symptom occurrence, intensity, and duration...
  51. pmc Change in depressive symptoms over higher education and professional establishment - a longitudinal investigation in a national cohort of Swedish nursing students
    Anna Christensson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 10:343. 2010
    ..We investigated if there is an independent effect of time in education and the first two years in the profession on depressive symptoms and mapped change over the period in a national cohort of students...
  52. ncbi Synergy between cigarette smoking and human papillomavirus type 16 in cervical cancer in situ development
    Anthony S Gunnell
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, P O Box 281, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2141-7. 2006
    ..We conducted a large population-based case-control study to address the potential interaction between smoking and human papillomavirus type 16 (HPV-16) in development of cervical cancer in situ (CIS)...
  53. ncbi Time of birth and risk of intrapartum and early neonatal death
    Olof Stephansson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 14:218-22. 2003
    ..However, these associations may be confounded by the distribution of high-risk deliveries according to time of birth...
  54. ncbi Improved survival in both histologic types of oesophageal cancer in Sweden
    Martin Sundelöf
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 99:751-4. 2002
    ..9% during the study period. In conclusion, the survival rates for both oesophageal adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma have increased significantly during the 1990s compared to those in the previous 3 decades (p < 0.001)...
  55. ncbi Feasibility of using web-based questionnaires in large population-based epidemiological studies
    Alexandra Ekman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Nobels vag 12a, SE 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:103-11. 2006
    ..We conclude that web-based questionnaires are a feasible tool for data collection in large population based epidemiological studies in Sweden...
  56. ncbi Patient-rating of distressful symptoms after treatment for early cervical cancer
    Karin Bergmark
    Department of Oncology, Gynecological Oncology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 81:443-50. 2002
    ....
  57. pmc Model selection in medical research: a simulation study comparing Bayesian model averaging and stepwise regression
    Anna Genell
    Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology, Institute of Clinical Sciences, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:108. 2010
    ..We therefore performed a simulation study to compare stepwise regression with Bayesian model averaging...
  58. ncbi Parental longevity and prognosis in elderly patients with aggressive non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Eva Osby
    Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Hospital and Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 43:297-301. 2004
    ..Maternal and paternal lifespan may predict survival in NHL, but with opposing effects. At present parental age appears not to be a clinically useful predictor of prognosis in the elderly with aggressive NHL...
  59. ncbi Asthma, eczema, rhinitis and the risk for dementia
    Ulrika K Eriksson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 25:148-56. 2008
    ..Inflammation is associated with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and dementia. In light of the chronic inflammatory properties of the atopic disorders asthma, eczema and rhinitis, we hypothesized an association with dementia...
  60. ncbi Association between smoking and chronic renal failure in a nationwide population-based case-control study
    Elisabeth Ejerblad
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, P O Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:2178-85. 2004
    ..This study thus suggests that heavy cigarette smoking increases the risk of CRF for both men and women, at least CRF classified as nephrosclerosis and glomerulonephritis...
  61. pmc Differences in management of older women influence breast cancer survival: results from a population-based database in Sweden
    Sonja Eaker
    Regional Oncologic Centre ROC, University Hospital, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    PLoS Med 3:e25. 2006
    ..We sought to investigate whether differences in the management of older women with breast cancer are associated with survival...
  62. ncbi Temporal trends in the proportion cured for cancer of the colon and rectum: a population-based study using data from the Finnish Cancer Registry
    Paul C Lambert
    Department of Health Sciences, Centre for Biostatistics and Genetic Epidemiology, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom, and Department of Oncology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Int J Cancer 121:2052-9. 2007
    ..The reasons for these impressive increases in patient survival are complex, but are highly likely to be strongly related to many improvements in cancer care over this same time period...
  63. ncbi Estimating regional variation in cancer survival: a tool for improving cancer care
    Xue Q Yu
    Cancer Epidemiology Research Unit, The Cancer Council New South Wales, P O Box 572, Kings Cross, NSW, 1340, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 15:611-8. 2004
    ..To improve estimation of regional variation in cancer survival and identify cancers to which priority might be given to increase survival...
  64. ncbi Regional differences in breast cancer survival despite common guidelines
    Sonja Eaker
    Department of Surgery, Regional Oncologic Centre, University Hospital of Uppsala, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2914-8. 2005
    ..We therefore examined breast cancer survival in relation to differences in diagnostic activity, tumor characteristics, and treatment in seven Swedish counties within a single health care region...
  65. ncbi Birth order, sibship size, and housing density in relation to tooth loss and periodontal disease: a cohort study among Swedish twins
    Lorelei A Mucci
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:499-506. 2004
    ..65, 95% CI: 0.48, 0.89). These findings are compatible with the hypotheses that adult oral diseases are associated with the probability of exposure in childhood and that earlier age at exposure lowers risk...
  66. ncbi Some life-style factors and the risk of invasive epithelial ovarian cancer in Swedish women
    Tomas Riman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Falu Hospital, Falun, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:1011-9. 2004
    ..The use of coffee, alcohol, or cigarette smoking does not appear to increase the risk of EOC...
  67. ncbi Risk factors for invasive epithelial ovarian cancer: results from a Swedish case-control study
    Tomas Riman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Falu Hospital, Falun, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 156:363-73. 2002
    ..Ever use of hormone replacement therapy increased EOC risk (odds ratio = 1.41, 95% CI: 1.15, 1.72). Among etiologic hypotheses, the retrograde transportation hypothesis accommodates most epidemiologic findings concerning EOC risk...
  68. ncbi Natural history of early, localized prostate cancer
    Jan Erik Johansson
    Department of Urology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    JAMA 291:2713-9. 2004
    ..However, little is known about disease progression and mortality beyond 10 to 15 years of watchful waiting...
  69. ncbi Parental longevity and survival in elderly patients with Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Ola Landgren
    Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Hospital, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Haematologica 87:596-601. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that parental longevity alone--an easily accessible and non-disease associated variable--is also associated with improved outcome using an enlarged series of elderly HL patients...
  70. ncbi Hormone replacement therapy and the risk of invasive epithelial ovarian cancer in Swedish women
    Tomas Riman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Falu Hospital, Falun, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:497-504. 2002
    ..This nationwide case-control study examined EOC risk in relation to HRT regimens with sequentially added progestins (HRTsp) and continuously added progestins (HRTcp)...
  71. pmc Gestational age and fetal growth in relation to maternal ovarian cancer risk in a Swedish cohort
    Lorelei A Mucci
    Channing Laboratory, Harvard Medical School Brigham and Women s Hospital, 181 Longwood Avenue, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1828-32. 2007
    ..Pregnancy influences subsequent maternal ovarian cancer risk. To date, there is limited evidence whether two characteristics of pregnancy, gestational age and birth weight, could modify risk...
  72. ncbi Estimating and modeling the cure fraction in population-based cancer survival analysis
    Paul C Lambert
    Department of Health Sciences, Centre for Biostatistics and Genetic Epidemiology, University of Leicester, 22 28 Princess Road West, Leicester LE1 6TP, UK
    Biostatistics 8:576-94. 2007
    ..We compare the estimates of relative survival and the cure fraction between the 2 types of model and also investigate the importance of modeling the ancillary parameters in the selected parametric distribution for both types of model...