M Lambe

Summary

Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Parity, age at first birth and the risk of carcinoma in situ of the breast
    M Lambe
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 77:330-2. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint [The cynical game of the tobacco industry. Many years' efforts to deny or cover-up the negative effects of tobacco are revealed by the forced publication of internal documents]
    Mats Lambe
    Institutionen for medicinsk epidemiologi, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
    Lakartidningen 99:2756-62. 2002
  3. pmc Seasonal variation in the diagnosis of cancer: a study based on national cancer registration in Sweden
    M Lambe
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 88:1358-60. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer risk in women who have had children with different partners
    M Lambe
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 93:907-10. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in breast cancer risk: a possible role for pregnancy levels of alpha-fetoprotein?
    Mats Lambe
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 14:85-9. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint The shift to and from daylight savings time and motor vehicle crashes
    M Lambe
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Accid Anal Prev 32:609-11. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Childbearing and the risk of Hodgkin's disease
    M Lambe
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 7:831-4. 1998
  8. pmc Pregnancy and risk of renal cell cancer: a population-based study in Sweden
    Mats Lambe
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 86:1425-9. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Predictors of non-attendance in a population-based mammography screening programme; socio-demographic factors and aspects of health behaviour
    M Lagerlund
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer Prev 9:25-33. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Hydatidiform moles and the long-term risk of breast cancer (Sweden)
    G Erlandsson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 11:117-20. 2000

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  1. ncbi request reprint Parity, age at first birth and the risk of carcinoma in situ of the breast
    M Lambe
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 77:330-2. 1998
    ..Our findings indicate that parity affects the risk of invasive breast cancer and carcinoma in situ similarly, whereas the effect of age at first birth appears to be weaker for the risk of carcinoma in situ...
  2. ncbi request reprint [The cynical game of the tobacco industry. Many years' efforts to deny or cover-up the negative effects of tobacco are revealed by the forced publication of internal documents]
    Mats Lambe
    Institutionen for medicinsk epidemiologi, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
    Lakartidningen 99:2756-62. 2002
    ..The Swedish tobacco company Swedish Match collaborated with Philip Morris in challenging measures to limit tobacco use, including the new, stricter tobacco law proposed in the early 1990s...
  3. pmc Seasonal variation in the diagnosis of cancer: a study based on national cancer registration in Sweden
    M Lambe
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 88:1358-60. 2003
    ..For melanomas, prostate, breast and thyroid cancer there were clear seasonal variations with reductions in the number of cases reported during the summer and December that are likely to reflect mainly hospital delays...
  4. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer risk in women who have had children with different partners
    M Lambe
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 93:907-10. 2001
    ..It remains possible, however, that pregnancy may influence breast cancer risk through some immunologic mechanism; further testing of the fetal antigen hypothesis may require development of relevant laboratory measures...
  5. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in breast cancer risk: a possible role for pregnancy levels of alpha-fetoprotein?
    Mats Lambe
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 14:85-9. 2003
    ..During pregnancy, alpha-fetoprotein reaches peak concentrations in maternal serum during the third trimester...
  6. ncbi request reprint The shift to and from daylight savings time and motor vehicle crashes
    M Lambe
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Accid Anal Prev 32:609-11. 2000
    ..The corresponding rate ratio for the fall was 0.98 (95% CI, 0.84-1.15) It was concluded that the shift to and from daylight savings time did not have measurable important immediate effects on crash incidence in Sweden...
  7. ncbi request reprint Childbearing and the risk of Hodgkin's disease
    M Lambe
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 7:831-4. 1998
    ..Although uncontrolled confounding might have affected our results, they do not indicate that hormonal or immunological changes associated with childbearing play a role in the development of Hodgkin's disease...
  8. pmc Pregnancy and risk of renal cell cancer: a population-based study in Sweden
    Mats Lambe
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 86:1425-9. 2002
    ..08-1.22). The observed positive association between parity and renal cell cancer risk is unlikely to be fully explained by uncontrolled confounding, but warrants further evaluation in large studies, with allowance for body mass index...
  9. ncbi request reprint Predictors of non-attendance in a population-based mammography screening programme; socio-demographic factors and aspects of health behaviour
    M Lagerlund
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer Prev 9:25-33. 2000
    ..Our results suggest that in the setting of population-based outreach mammography programmes, previous contacts with the health care system and encouragement from health professionals represent determinants of attendance...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hydatidiform moles and the long-term risk of breast cancer (Sweden)
    G Erlandsson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 11:117-20. 2000
    ..We performed a population-based cohort study in which women with a history of hydatidiform mole were followed up for future cancer outcomes...
  11. pmc Hyperemesis gravidarum and subsequent breast cancer risk
    G Erlandsson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 87:974-6. 2002
    ..Our results do not support the hypothesis that human chorionic gonadotropin is responsible for the protective effect of pregnancies upon breast cancer risk...
  12. pmc Parity and risk of stomach cancer by sub-site: a national Swedish study
    S Bahmanyar
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 98:1295-300. 2008
    ..The observed moderate inverse relationship between parity and cardia cancer may be mediated by non-hormonal factors and warrants further study...
  13. doi request reprint Risk of hypertension amongst Swedish male snuff users: a prospective study
    M P Hergens
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Intern Med 264:187-94. 2008
    ..The scientific evidence on whether long-term use of snuff is associated with high blood pressure is limited, inconsistent and based only on cross-sectional data...
  14. ncbi request reprint Attitudes, beliefs, and knowledge as predictors of nonattendance in a Swedish population-based mammography screening program
    M Lagerlund
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Prev Med 31:417-28. 2000
    ..The effectiveness of mammography screening could be improved if factors that influence nonattendance were better understood...
  15. ncbi request reprint Siblings and the risk of inflammatory bowel disease
    S M Montgomery
    Enheten för Klinisk Epidemiologi, Institutionen för medicin vid Karolinska Sjukhuset, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Gastroenterol 37:1301-8. 2002
    ..Environmental exposures in early life have been implicated in the aetiology of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Siblings are used as proxy markers to characterize patterns of exposure relevant to the risk of IBD...
  16. ncbi request reprint Long-term use of Swedish moist snuff and the risk of myocardial infarction amongst men
    M P Hergens
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, and Department of Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Intern Med 262:351-9. 2007
    ..The use of this smokeless tobacco has increased in recent decades, and adverse health effects associated with snuff use could be of great public health concern...
  17. ncbi request reprint Coronary angioplasty and cancer risk: a population-based cohort study in Sweden
    M Lambe
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, P O Box 281, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 28:36-8. 2005
    ..Possible cancer risks in PTCA patients have been discussed, but never before examined in a population-based setting...
  18. ncbi request reprint Rationales for attending or not attending mammography screening--a focus group study among women in Sweden
    M Lagerlund
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer Prev 10:429-42. 2001
    ..An improved dialogue appears an attractive way of adapting the screening situation to meet the varied needs and expectations of the women who are invited...
  19. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of myasthenia gravis: a population-based study in Stockholm, Sweden
    B Kalb
    Neurological Division, Nacka Närsjukhus, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Neuroepidemiology 21:221-5. 2002
    ..A delay in diagnosis indicates that early signs and symptoms of MG are still not well known by all doctors...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Insufficient credibility of tobacco industry]
    Mats Lambe
    Lakartidningen 99:3226-7. 2002
  21. ncbi request reprint Maternal smoking during pregnancy and school performance at age 15
    Mats Lambe
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 17:524-30. 2006
    ..Also, findings from several studies indicate an association with impaired cognitive function in the children...
  22. ncbi request reprint Use of hormone replacement therapy before and after ovarian cancer diagnosis and ovarian cancer survival
    Chantal Mascarenhas
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 119:2907-15. 2006
    ..Women using HRT after diagnosis had a better survival than women with no use, but we cannot rule out that this latter finding may reflect a subtle selection process...
  23. ncbi request reprint Will an adverse pregnancy outcome influence the risk of continued smoking in the next pregnancy?
    Sven Cnattingius
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1680-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to study the effect of pregnancy outcomes on risks of continued smoking in subsequent pregnancy...
  24. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of the transient decrease in ovarian cancer risk following childbirth
    Qin Liu
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Massachusetts Cancer Center, 364 Plantation Street, LRB 427, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2508-13. 2006
    ..The period before the risk increases again could indicate the period required for ovarian cancer induction...
  25. ncbi request reprint Levels and correlates of alpha-fetoprotein in normal pregnancies among Caucasian and Chinese women
    Pagona Lagiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Goudi, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Cancer Prev 16:178-83. 2007
    ..39 to -0.05). In normal pregnancies, maternal alpha-fetoprotein is inversely related to prepregnancy body mass index and appears to have a physiologic role on duration of gestation rather than on birth weight...
  26. ncbi request reprint Fertility in women with type 1 diabetes: a population-based cohort study in Sweden
    Junmei Miao Jonasson
    Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Diabetes Care 30:2271-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess fertility in women with type 1 diabetes and the risk of congenital malformations in their offspring...
  27. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic predictors of non-attendance at invitational mammography screening--a population-based register study (Sweden)
    Magdalena Lagerlund
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 13:73-82. 2002
    ..To investigate the role of sociodemographic factors in predicting mammography uptake in an outreach screening program...
  28. 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint Swedish snus for tobacco harm reduction
    Mats Lambe
    Lancet 370:1206; author reply 1206-7. 2007
  30. ncbi request reprint Gender of offspring and maternal risk of invasive epithelial ovarian cancer
    Inkyung Baik
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Cancer Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2314-20. 2007
    ..Our findings suggest that hormonal and physiologic conditions in pregnancy with male, but not with female, offspring are associated with a lowered maternal risk of invasive epithelial ovarian cancer...
  31. doi request reprint Long-term inequalities in breast cancer survival--a ten year follow-up study of patients managed within a National Health Care System (Sweden)
    Märit Halmin
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 47:216-24. 2008
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  32. ncbi request reprint Childbearing and the risk of leukemia in Sweden
    Karin Ekström
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 13:47-53. 2002
    ..A nested case-control study was undertaken to explore if parity and age at first birth affect the risk of developing these malignancies...
  33. doi request reprint Predictors of ovarian cancer survival: a population-based prospective study in Sweden
    Ling Yang
    Clinical Trial Service Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Int J Cancer 123:672-9. 2008
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  34. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic conditions, lifestyle factors, and self-rated health among men and women in Sweden
    Anu Molarius
    Västmanland County Council, Department of Community Medicine Västerås, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 17:125-33. 2007
    ..Few studies, however, have investigated the independent effect of material and psychosocial conditions as well as lifestyle factors on self-rated health...
  35. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy characteristics and maternal risk of breast cancer
    Sven Cnattingius
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    JAMA 294:2474-80. 2005
    ..During pregnancy, these markers have been inconsistently associated with subsequent risk of breast cancer in the mother...
  36. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic status and chronic renal failure: a population-based case-control study in Sweden
    C Michael Fored
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:82-8. 2003
    ..To explore whether the risk of chronic renal failure varies by socio-economic status, we performed a population-based case-control study in Sweden...
  37. ncbi request reprint Trends in smoking and overweight during pregnancy: prevalence, risks of pregnancy complications, and adverse pregnancy outcomes
    Sven Cnattingius
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Semin Perinatol 26:286-95. 2002
    ..From a public health perspective, smoking and overweight today probably represent the most important modifiable risk factors for pregnancy complications and adverse pregnancy outcomes...
  38. ncbi request reprint Childbearing and the risk of scleroderma: a population-based study in Sweden
    Mats Lambe
    Department of Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 159:162-6. 2004
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  39. ncbi request reprint Fecundity and twinning rates as measures of fertility before diagnosis of germ-cell testicular cancer
    Lorenzo Richiardi
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden lorenzo richiardi meb ki se
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:145-7. 2004
    ..Our study strongly supports evidence of an association between subfertility and the subsequent risk for testicular cancer...
  40. ncbi request reprint Birth order, sibship size, and risk for germ-cell testicular cancer
    Lorenzo Richiardi
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 15:323-9. 2004
    ..Several studies have reported an inverse association between birth order and testicular cancer risk, but estimates vary greatly and the biologic mechanism underlying the association is not established...
  41. ncbi request reprint Transient increase in breast cancer risk after giving birth: postpartum period with the highest risk (Sweden)
    Qin Liu
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Cancer Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01605, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:299-305. 2002
    ..Identify time-points when the elevated postpartum maternal breast cancer risk peaks...
  42. ncbi request reprint Maternal breast cancer risk after the death of a child
    Mats Lambe
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 110:763-6. 2004
    ..Based on a small number of subjects, our finding of an increased risk in a subgroup of uniparous women losing their only child could be due to chance...
  43. ncbi request reprint Number of siblings and risk of Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1236-43. 2004
    ..In contrast, HL among children and older adults may be associated with earlier childhood infection. This study examines the associations of HL risk with having older or younger siblings...
  44. ncbi request reprint Parental age, family size, and risk of multiple sclerosis
    Scott M Montgomery
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 76Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 15:717-23. 2004
    ..The etiology of multiple sclerosis (MS) is not well defined and analysis of family structure may provide etiologic clues. We conducted a case-control study to examine possible associations...
  45. ncbi request reprint Reproductive factors and extreme levels of maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein: a population-based study
    Ulrikke Lei
    Department of Epidemiology Research, Danish Epidemiology Science Center, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:1147-51. 2004
    ..Consequently, the objective of this work was to describe the possible relationship between AFP levels during pregnancy and maternal age at birth, maternal age at first birth, parity, time since previous birth and gender of the offspring...
  46. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation in the diagnosis of Hodgkin lymphoma in Sweden
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 115:127-30. 2005
    ..The seasonal pattern in HL diagnosis among young adults and boys is consistent with an infectious origin, whereas the results among older adults neither support nor dispute the possibility of an infectious etiology in this age group...
  47. ncbi request reprint [The tobacco industry fights all profit-threatening measures. Clear parallels between the opposition against non-smoking flights and non-smoking restaurants]
    Ulrika Kahl
    Institutionen för medicinsk epidemiologi och biostatistik, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
    Lakartidningen 101:1316-7. 2004
  48. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic factors and breast cancer survival--a population-based cohort study (Sweden)
    Magdalena Lagerlund
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 16:419-30. 2005
    ..To assess the influence of socio-economic factors on breast cancer survival in Sweden, a country with population-based mammography screening and a uniform health care system aiming to provide care to all on equal terms...
  49. 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...
  50. ncbi request reprint Tobacco control, ethics and Swedish snus
    Mats Lambe
    Acta Oncol 43:3-4. 2004