Xinjun Li

Summary

Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Risks of rheumatic diseases in first- and second-generation immigrants in Sweden: a nationwide followup study
    Xinjun Li
    Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Arthritis Rheum 60:1588-96. 2009
  2. pmc Familial risks of psychotic disorders and schizophrenia among siblings based on hospitalizations in Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Psychiatry Res 166:1-6. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Educational level and occupation as risk factors for inflammatory bowel diseases: A nationwide study based on hospitalizations in Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 15:608-15. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Age-specific familial risks of anxiety. A nation-wide epidemiological study from Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Alfred Nobels alle 12, 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 258:441-5. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Socioeconomic and occupational groups and Parkinson's disease: a nationwide study based on hospitalizations in Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:235-41. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Regional, socioeconomic and occupational groups and risk of hospital admission for multiple sclerosis: a cohort study in Sweden
    X Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Mult Scler 14:522-9. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Effects of neighbourhood and individual factors on injury risk in the entire Swedish population: a 12-month multilevel follow-up study
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Department of Neurobiology, Caring Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Alfred Nobels alle 12, 141 83, Huddinge, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 23:191-203. 2008
  8. pmc Age-specific familial risks of psychotic disorders and schizophrenia: a nation-wide epidemiological study from Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Schizophr Res 97:43-50. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic and occupational risk factors for rheumatoid arthritis: a nationwide study based on hospitalizations in Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    J Rheumatol 35:986-91. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Socioeconomic and occupational groups and risk of asthma in Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, SE 14183 Huddinge, Sweden
    Occup Med (Lond) 58:161-8. 2008

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Publications67

  1. doi request reprint Risks of rheumatic diseases in first- and second-generation immigrants in Sweden: a nationwide followup study
    Xinjun Li
    Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Arthritis Rheum 60:1588-96. 2009
    ..To examine whether there is an association between country of birth in first-generation immigrants and first hospitalization for a rheumatic disease, and to study whether any such association remains in second-generation immigrants...
  2. pmc Familial risks of psychotic disorders and schizophrenia among siblings based on hospitalizations in Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Psychiatry Res 166:1-6. 2009
    ..Future studies could coordinate epidemiological studies of large populations with molecular biology resources...
  3. doi request reprint Educational level and occupation as risk factors for inflammatory bowel diseases: A nationwide study based on hospitalizations in Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 15:608-15. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate possible associations between educational level, occupation, and hospitalization for inflammatory bowel disease...
  4. doi request reprint Age-specific familial risks of anxiety. A nation-wide epidemiological study from Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Alfred Nobels alle 12, 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 258:441-5. 2008
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  5. doi request reprint Socioeconomic and occupational groups and Parkinson's disease: a nationwide study based on hospitalizations in Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:235-41. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether there is an association between socioeconomic status, occupation and hospitalization for Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  6. doi request reprint Regional, socioeconomic and occupational groups and risk of hospital admission for multiple sclerosis: a cohort study in Sweden
    X Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Mult Scler 14:522-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate possible associations between hospitalization for multiple sclerosis (MS) and region, socioeconomic status and occupation...
  7. doi request reprint Effects of neighbourhood and individual factors on injury risk in the entire Swedish population: a 12-month multilevel follow-up study
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Department of Neurobiology, Caring Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Alfred Nobels alle 12, 141 83, Huddinge, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 23:191-203. 2008
    ..Our results suggest that interventions focused on contextual aspects of neighbourhoods, in addition to individual behaviours, may have a positive impact on injury prevention...
  8. pmc Age-specific familial risks of psychotic disorders and schizophrenia: a nation-wide epidemiological study from Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Schizophr Res 97:43-50. 2007
    ..This study analyzed men and women separately by age at hospital diagnosis of psychotic disorder or schizophrenia and by maternal or paternal disease after taking several possible confounders into account...
  9. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic and occupational risk factors for rheumatoid arthritis: a nationwide study based on hospitalizations in Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    J Rheumatol 35:986-91. 2008
    ..To investigate possible associations between socioeconomic status, occupation, and hospitalization for rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  10. doi request reprint Socioeconomic and occupational groups and risk of asthma in Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, SE 14183 Huddinge, Sweden
    Occup Med (Lond) 58:161-8. 2008
    ..To investigate possible associations between hospitalization for asthma and socioeconomic status and occupation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cancer risks in second-generation immigrants to Sweden
    Kari Hemminki
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 99:229-37. 2002
    ..Birth in Sweden sets the Swedish pattern for cancer incidence, irrespective of the nationality of descent, while entering Sweden in the 20s is already too late to influence the environmentally imprinted program for the cancer destiny...
  12. pmc Sibling risk of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and adenotonsillar hypertrophy
    Danielle Friberg
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Sleep 32:1077-83. 2009
    ..To estimate sibling risk of hospitalization for children with sleep disordered breathing (SDB), diagnosed with (1) obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS), or (2) adenotonsillar hypertrophy in the total Swedish population...
  13. pmc Risks of subarachnoid hemorrhage in siblings: a nationwide epidemiological study from Sweden
    Jan Sundquist
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    Neuroepidemiology 29:178-84. 2007
    ..Genetic causes possibly weigh more in early- than late-onset cases. This study shows the feasibility of carrying out nationwide family studies on subarachnoid hemorrhage...
  14. doi request reprint Subsequent risk of hospitalization for neuropsychiatric disorders in patients with rheumatic diseases: a nationwide study from Sweden
    Kristina Sundquist
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Alfred Nobels alle 12, SE 14183, Huddinge, Sweden
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:501-7. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint Familial and second primary pancreatic cancers: a nationwide epidemiologic study from Sweden
    Kari Hemminki
    Department of Biosciences, CNT Novum, Karolinska Institute, 141 57 Huddinge, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 103:525-30. 2003
    ..The strong association of pancreatic and lung cancers is puzzling, and it remains unclear to what extent this represents familial sharing of smoking habits...
  16. doi request reprint Familial associations of rheumatoid arthritis with autoimmune diseases and related conditions
    Kari Hemminki
    German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany, and Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Arthritis Rheum 60:661-8. 2009
    ..This study was undertaken to estimate associations of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) with any of 33 autoimmune diseases and related conditions among parents and offspring, singleton siblings, twins, and spouses...
  17. ncbi request reprint Inherited predisposition to early onset lung cancer according to histological type
    Xinjun Li
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 112:451-7. 2004
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Familial risks for depression among siblings based on hospitalizations in Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institute, Alfred Nobels allé, Huddinge, Sweden
    Psychiatr Genet 18:80-4. 2008
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Familial risk of sleep-disordered breathing
    Karin Lundkvist
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Sleep Med 13:668-73. 2012
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Familial and second lung cancers: a nation-wide epidemiologic study from Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, 141 57, Huddinge, Sweden
    Lung Cancer 39:255-63. 2003
    ..97%. Risks for second lung cancers were increased in men and women after smoking and life style related sites, and after skin cancer, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and Hodgkin's disease...
  21. ncbi request reprint Impact of psychiatric disorders on Parkinson's disease : a nationwide follow-up study from Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Alfred Nobels alle 12, 14183, Huddinge, Sweden
    J Neurol 255:31-6. 2008
    ..To analyze whether hospitalization for a psychiatric disorder predicts Parkinson's disease (PD) in men and women in different age groups after accounting for socioeconomic status and geographical region...
  22. ncbi request reprint Familial multiple primary lung cancers: a population-based analysis from Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge 14157, Sweden
    Lung Cancer 47:301-7. 2005
    ..43) for men and women, respectively. The present study suggests that the development from the first primary lung cancer to the second primary lung cancer may be more strongly affected by genetic factor than the first primary lung cancer...
  23. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle and cancer: effect of widowhood and divorce
    Kari Hemminki
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, 141 57 Huddinge, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:899-904. 2003
    ..The effects were so large that a failure to consider marital status in epidemiological studies may be a source to bias. Understanding these lifestyle changes may provide new insight in cancer prevention...
  24. pmc Socioeconomic and occupational risk factors for epilepsy: a nationwide epidemiological study in Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Alfred Nobels alle 12, SE 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Seizure 17:254-60. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate associations between hospitalization for epilepsy and two factors: socioeconomic status and occupation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Familial risk of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke: a large-scale study of the Swedish population
    Kristina Sundquist
    Center for Family Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Stroke 37:1668-73. 2006
    ..This study is the first to investigate the concordant (same subtype) and disconcordant (different subtype) association between ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke...
  26. ncbi request reprint Familial risks of hospitalization for Parkinson's disease in first-degree relatives: a nationwide follow-up study from Sweden
    Kristina Sundquist
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Alfred Nobels alle 12, S 141 83, Huddinge, Sweden
    Neurogenetics 7:231-7. 2006
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Depression as a predictor of hospitalization due to coronary heart disease
    Jan Sundquist
    Karolinska Institute, Center for Family and Community Medicine, Huddinge, Sweden
    Am J Prev Med 29:428-33. 2005
    ..This study analyzed whether hospitalization for depression predicts CHD in men and women after accounting for socioeconomic status and geographic region...
  28. ncbi request reprint Country of birth and hospitalization for pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, endometriosis, and infertility: a nationwide study of 2 million women in Sweden
    Jan Eggert
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Fertil Steril 90:1019-25. 2008
    ..To examine the association between country of birth and hospitalization for pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), ectopic pregnancy (EP), endometriosis, and infertility...
  29. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and occupation as risk factors for obstructive sleep apnea in Sweden: a population-based study
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Alfred Nobels alle 12, SE 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Sleep Med 9:129-36. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether there is an association between socioeconomic status, occupation and obstructive sleep apnea...
  30. ncbi request reprint Subsequent primary malignancies after endometrial carcinoma and ovarian carcinoma
    Kari Hemminki
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Cancer 97:2432-9. 2003
    ..Population-based data on subsequent neoplasms after women are diagnosed with endometrial and ovarian carcinomas are limited, particularly regarding specific histologic tumor types...
  31. pmc Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in siblings: an 8-year Swedish follow-up study
    Jan Sundquist
    Karolinska Institute, Center for Family and Community Medicine, Huddinge, Sweden
    Sleep 31:817-23. 2008
    ..Understanding the genetic transmission of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) will help clinicians identify patients at risk and offer opportunities for intervention and treatment at specialist clinics...
  32. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood violent crime and unemployment increase the risk of coronary heart disease: a multilevel study in an urban setting
    Kristina Sundquist
    Karolinska Institute, 14183 Huddinge, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 62:2061-71. 2006
    ..Public safety and social stability in socially disorganized neighborhoods need to be improved in order to promote cardiovascular health...
  33. ncbi request reprint Familial upper aerodigestive tract cancers: incidence trends, familial clustering and subsequent cancers
    Xinjun Li
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, 141 57 Huddinge, Sweden
    Oral Oncol 39:232-9. 2003
    ..43%. Risk for subsequent cancers in men and women after upper aerodigestive tract cancer were increased in smoking, alcohol and other life-style related sites and in skin cancer and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma...
  34. pmc Age-specific familial risks of depression: a nation-wide epidemiological study from Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    J Psychiatr Res 42:808-14. 2008
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint 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...
  36. ncbi request reprint Time trends and occupational risk factors for pleural mesothelioma in Sweden
    Kari Hemminki
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    J Occup Environ Med 45:456-61. 2003
    ..The SIRs of many academic/college-educated groups were two to six times higher than those of farmers, suggesting indirect exposure to asbestos in these groups...
  37. ncbi request reprint Cancer risks in twins: results from the Swedish family-cancer database
    Kari Hemminki
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 99:873-8. 2002
    ..In utero hormonal exposures may be related to the risk of testicular cancer. The protective effects in melanoma may be due to socioeconomic factors...
  38. ncbi request reprint Familial risk of cancer by site and histopathology
    Kari Hemminki
    Department of Biosciences, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 103:105-9. 2003
    ..73). Many of the findings were novel and could be revealed only by applying codes for specific histopathology. These data call for a closer description of familial aggregations and probing for the underlying genetic mechanisms...
  39. ncbi request reprint Differences in maternal and paternal transmission of coronary heart disease
    Kristina Sundquist
    Karolinska Institute, Center for Family and Community Medicine, Huddinge, Sweden
    Am J Prev Med 30:480-6. 2006
    ..Few studies have investigated the possible differential transmission of maternal and/or paternal coronary heart disease (CHD) to offspring, after accounting for sociodemographic characteristics...
  40. ncbi request reprint Familial risks for main neurological diseases in siblings based on hospitalizations in Sweden
    Kari Hemminki
    Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany Center for Family Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:580-6. 2006
    ..The high familial risks for neurological disease imply heritable etiology and opportunities for identification of further susceptibility genes...
  41. ncbi request reprint Age-specific familial risks for renal cell carcinoma with evidence on recessive heritable effects
    Kari Hemminki
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Kidney Int 65:2298-302. 2004
    ..The occurrence of cancer in parents and offspring may be due to dominant causes, whereas cancer affecting only siblings may indicate a recessive causation. Environmental effects need to be excluded...
  42. ncbi request reprint 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...
  43. ncbi request reprint Parental cancer as a risk factor for bone cancer: a nation-wide study from Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, 141 57 Huddinge, Sweden
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:111-4. 2002
    ..Giant cell sarcoma was increased by parental breast cancer (SIR 2.9), and early-onset chondrosarcoma by parental kidney cancers (SIR 6.8). Bone cancers conveyed a high risk of second bone and connective tissue cancer...
  44. ncbi request reprint Gender effects in familial cancer
    Kari Hemminki
    Department of Biosciences, CNT Novum, Karolinska Institute, 141 57 Huddinge, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 102:184-7. 2002
    ..e., higher familial risk in the gender of low background risk. The high familial ratio, 2.85 (95% CI: 1.35-6.03), was due to thyroid adenocarcinoma, encompassing both papillary and follicular types...
  45. ncbi request reprint Level of education and the risk of cancer in Sweden
    Kari Hemminki
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, 141 57 Huddinge, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:796-802. 2003
    ..57 for melanoma. The overall weighted population attributable fraction for educational level was 13.8% for men and 16.7% for women, and it was highest, >50%, for stomach cancer in both genders and for cervical and anal cancer in women...
  46. ncbi request reprint Time trends and occupational risk factors for peritoneal mesothelioma in Sweden
    Kari Hemminki
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, 141 57 Huddinge, Sweden
    J Occup Environ Med 45:451-5. 2003
    ..22 and 5.12, respectively. Within limits of the sample size, no evidence was noted for risk from environmental exposures to asbestos because the risk of farmers and that of urban residents were not different...
  47. ncbi request reprint Time trends in the incidence of cervical and other genital squamous cell carcinomas and adenocarcinomas in Sweden, 1958-1996
    Kari Hemminki
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, CNT Novum, 141 57 Huddinge, Sweden
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 101:64-9. 2002
    ..We wanted to examine reasons for the different incidence trends for cervical squamous cell carcinoma (SCC, declining) and adenocarcinoma (increasing)...
  48. doi request reprint Familial risks for common diseases: etiologic clues and guidance to gene identification
    Kari Hemminki
    Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Im Neuenheimer Feld 580, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Mutat Res 658:247-58. 2008
    ..To our knowledge this is a first attempt to summarize familial risks for a large number of diseases using data from a single population on which reasonable uniform diagnostic criteria have been applied...
  49. doi request reprint Cancer risks in ulcerative colitis patients
    Kari Hemminki
    Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Im Neuenheimer Feld 580, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 123:1417-21. 2008
    ..However, some of these, including small intestinal carcinoids, prostate cancers and nonthyroid endocrine tumors, may be in excess because of intensified medical surveillance of the patients...
  50. ncbi request reprint High familial risks for cerebral palsy implicate partial heritable aetiology
    Kari Hemminki
    Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:235-41. 2007
    ..The lack of discordant pairs may suggest that heritable factors are disorder type-specific. Affected concordant sibling pairs should be subjected to molecular studies aiming at identifying the susceptibility gene...
  51. ncbi request reprint Mesothelioma is a killer of urban men in Sweden
    Kari Hemminki
    Int J Cancer 105:144-6. 2003
  52. ncbi request reprint 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...
  53. ncbi request reprint Familial aggregation of Hodgkin lymphoma and related tumors
    Lynn R Goldin
    Genetic Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7236, USA
    Cancer 100:1902-8. 2004
    ..However, the spectrum of malignancies associated with common genetic etiology and the effects of gender and age on familial risk have not been established...
  54. ncbi request reprint Familial risk of lymphoproliferative tumors in families of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia: results from the Swedish Family-Cancer Database
    Lynn R Goldin
    Genetic Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7236, USA
    Blood 104:1850-4. 2004
    ..We conclude that the familial component of CLL is shared with other lymphoproliferative malignances, suggesting common genetic pathways. However, because clinically diagnosed CLL is uncommon, absolute excess risk to relatives is small...
  55. ncbi request reprint Familial risk for lung cancer by histology and age of onset: evidence for recessive inheritance
    Kari Hemminki
    Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Exp Lung Res 31:205-15. 2005
    ..The present data suggest that 1.7% of lung cancers up to age 68 years are heritable and probably due to a high-penetrant recessive gene or genes that predispose to tobacco carcinogens...
  56. ncbi request reprint Familial aggregation and heterogeneity of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in population-based samples
    Lynn R Goldin
    Genetic Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, MSC 7236, Bethesda, MD 20892 7236, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2402-6. 2005
    ..We estimate that the absolute lifetime risk for a first-degree relative of an NHL case to develop NHL is 3.6% (compared with a population risk of 2.1%) and higher if the index case had an aggressive subtype of NHL...
  57. ncbi request reprint Familial risks for migraine and other headaches among siblings based on hospitalizations in Sweden
    Kari Hemminki
    Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Im Neuenheimer Feld 580, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Neurogenetics 6:217-24. 2005
    ..All subtypes of hospitalized migraines and other headaches show an increased familial risk, at least in specific age groups. The different subtypes appear to share susceptibility, which may imply common disease mechanisms...
  58. ncbi request reprint Familial risks of aortic aneurysms among siblings in a nationwide Swedish study
    Kari Hemminki
    Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Im Neuenheimer Feld 580, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Genet Med 8:43-9. 2006
    ..The available data on familial risks, a potential indication for screening, are mainly limited to abdominal aortic aneurysms...
  59. pmc Familial risks for nerve, nerve root and plexus disorders in siblings based on hospitalisations in Sweden
    Kari Hemminki
    Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Im Neuenheimer Feld 580, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:80-4. 2007
    ..Nerve, nerve root and plexus disorders are common diseases, but little is known about familial clustering in these diseases. This is, to our knowledge, the first systematic family study carried out on these diseases...
  60. ncbi request reprint Familial risks for epilepsy among siblings based on hospitalizations in Sweden
    Kari Hemminki
    Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    Neuroepidemiology 27:67-73. 2006
    ..We aim at defining familial risks for siblings to be hospitalized because of epilepsy...
  61. ncbi request reprint Mesothelioma incidence seems to have leveled off in Sweden
    Kari Hemminki
    Int J Cancer 103:145-6. 2003
  62. ncbi request reprint Familial risks for diseases of myoneural junction and muscle in siblings based on hospitalizations and deaths in sweden
    Kari Hemminki
    Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:573-9. 2006
    ..The very high overall SIRs for the diseases of the myoneural junction and muscle imply that the sporadic forms of these diseases are relatively rare and these diseases are overwhelmingly heritable...
  63. ncbi request reprint Re: "Familial risk of multiple sclerosis: a nationwide cohort study"
    Kari Hemminki
    Am J Epidemiol 163:873-4. 2006
  64. ncbi request reprint Familial risks of cancer as a guide to gene identification and mode of inheritance
    Kari Hemminki
    Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 110:291-4. 2004
    ..The results from these analysis suggest that familial cluster of cancer at most sites is heritable, caused by dominant effects; for renal cancer recessive effects may be most important...
  65. doi request reprint Do inflammatory bowel disease and cancer share susceptibility: a family study
    Kari Hemminki
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 14:1167-8. 2008
  66. ncbi request reprint Finnish and Swedish genotypes and risk of cancer in Sweden
    Kari Hemminki
    Eur J Hum Genet 11:207-9. 2003
  67. ncbi request reprint Familial risks in nervous system tumors
    Kari Hemminki
    Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:1137-42. 2003
    ..Yet, it is likely that many brain astrocytoma, meningioma, and mixed families represent yet unknown heritable conditions...