G Steineck

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Affiliation: Karolinska Institute and Hospital
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dietary heterocyclic amines and cancer of the colon, rectum, bladder, and kidney: a population-based study
    K Augustsson
    Clinical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet 353:703-7. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint A hierarchical step-model for causation of bias-evaluating cancer treatment with epidemiological methods
    Gunnar Steineck
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 45:421-9. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint [Is placebo surgery unethical?]
    Gunnar Steineck
    Klinisk cancerepidemiologi, institutionen för onkologi och patologi, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
    Lakartidningen 99:5067. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint 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
  5. ncbi request reprint 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
  6. pmc Impact of tumour burden on chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting
    T J Hursti
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 74:1114-9. 1996
  7. doi request reprint Insulin glargine use and short-term incidence of malignancies-a population-based follow-up study in Sweden
    J M Jonasson
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology, Onkologiskt centrum, Sahlgrenska Academy, 41345, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Diabetologia 52:1745-54. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Disclosure of incurable illness to spouses: do they want to know? A Swedish population-based follow-up study
    Hanna Dahlstrand
    Radiumhemmet, Department of Oncology, Karolinska University Hospital, 171 76, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Oncol 26:3372-9. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Self-perceived penile shortening after radical prostatectomy
    S Carlsson
    Section of Urology, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Impot Res 24:179-84. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Anxiety is contagious-symptoms of anxiety in the terminally ill child affect long-term psychological well-being in bereaved parents
    Li Jalmsell
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 54:751-7. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Dietary heterocyclic amines and cancer of the colon, rectum, bladder, and kidney: a population-based study
    K Augustsson
    Clinical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet 353:703-7. 1999
    ..We undertook a study to assess whether these substances are related to the risks of cancer in the large bowel and urinary tract...
  2. ncbi request reprint A hierarchical step-model for causation of bias-evaluating cancer treatment with epidemiological methods
    Gunnar Steineck
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 45:421-9. 2006
    ..Acceptance of this model has implications for ascertaining the degree to which a study effectively evaluates the effects of cancer treatment (level of scientific evidence)...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Is placebo surgery unethical?]
    Gunnar Steineck
    Klinisk cancerepidemiologi, institutionen för onkologi och patologi, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
    Lakartidningen 99:5067. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint 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...
  6. pmc Impact of tumour burden on chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting
    T J Hursti
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 74:1114-9. 1996
    ..The increased risk of "persistent' delayed nausea and vomiting seen in older patients with large tumour burden may have important clinical implications and warrants further attention...
  7. doi request reprint Insulin glargine use and short-term incidence of malignancies-a population-based follow-up study in Sweden
    J M Jonasson
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology, Onkologiskt centrum, Sahlgrenska Academy, 41345, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Diabetologia 52:1745-54. 2009
    ..In the light of a report suggesting that insulin glargine may increase cancer occurrence, the EASD asked us to perform this study...
  8. doi request reprint Disclosure of incurable illness to spouses: do they want to know? A Swedish population-based follow-up study
    Hanna Dahlstrand
    Radiumhemmet, Department of Oncology, Karolinska University Hospital, 171 76, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Oncol 26:3372-9. 2008
    ..We wanted to determine whether male spouses of cancer patients who died from their disease had received information that the illness was incurable and to determine their preferences of disclosure. Participants and..
  9. doi request reprint Self-perceived penile shortening after radical prostatectomy
    S Carlsson
    Section of Urology, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Impot Res 24:179-84. 2012
    ..These data indicate that radical prostatectomy is associated with self-perceived penile shortening and suggests that erectile function is a key factor in penile shortening...
  10. doi request reprint Anxiety is contagious-symptoms of anxiety in the terminally ill child affect long-term psychological well-being in bereaved parents
    Li Jalmsell
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 54:751-7. 2010
    ..We studied the relation between unrelieved symptoms in terminally ill children and the psychological well-being in the bereaved parents 4-9 years after their loss...
  11. ncbi request reprint Parents' intellectual and emotional awareness of their child's impending death to cancer: a population-based long-term follow-up study
    Unnur Valdimarsdottir
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet Oncol 8:706-14. 2007
    ..We aimed to study care-related determinants of when parents gain awareness of their child's impending death to cancer, and whether the duration of this awareness affects the parents' long-term morbidity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Acetaminophen, some other drugs, some diseases and the risk of transitional cell carcinoma. A population-based case-control study
    G Steineck
    Department of Oncology, Radiumhemmet, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 34:741-8. 1995
    ..The findings stress the nonepidemiological data concerning the potential carcinogenicity of acetaminophen and may be a foundation for future research of some other drugs and diseases...
  13. doi request reprint Unrelieved symptoms of female cancer patients during their last months of life and long-term psychological morbidity in their widowers: a nationwide population-based study
    Junmei Miao Jonasson
    Department of Oncology Pathology, Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer 45:1839-45. 2009
    ..To investigate if a cancer patient's unrelieved symptoms during the last 3 months of life increase the risk of long-term psychological morbidity in the surviving widower...
  14. ncbi request reprint When death appears best for the child with severe malignancy: a nationwide parental follow-up
    Hayley Hunt
    Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
    Palliat Med 20:567-77. 2006
    ..Loss of a child to malignancy is associated with long-term morbidity among surviving parents. This study aims to identify particular sources of stress among parents of children with severe malignancy...
  15. doi request reprint Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in children with cancer and the risk of long-term psychological morbidity in the bereaved parents
    L Jalmsell
    Childhood Cancer Research Unit, Department of Women s and Children s Health, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Bone Marrow Transplant 46:1063-70. 2011
    ..We suggest that bereaved parents of children undergoing HSCT may be at greater risk of decreased psychological well-being than other bereaved parents of children with cancer...
  16. pmc Late symptoms in long-term gynaecological cancer survivors after radiation therapy: a population-based cohort study
    H Lind
    Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 105:737-45. 2011
    ..We surveyed the occurrence of physical symptoms among long-term gynaecological cancer survivors after pelvic radiation therapy, and compared with population-based control women...
  17. pmc Waning sexual function--the most important disease-specific distress for patients with prostate cancer
    A R Helgason
    Department of Cancer Epidemiology, Radiumhemmet, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 73:1417-21. 1996
    ..A decline in sexual functions was the most common cause of disease-specific distress in men with prostate cancer...
  18. doi request reprint Long-term harm of low preparedness for a wife's death from cancer--a population-based study of widowers 4-5 years after the loss
    Arna Hauksdóttir
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Z5 U1 Karolinska Hospital, 17176 Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 172:389-96. 2010
    ..7, 95% CI: 1.5, 21.4) at follow-up. These results show that to improve the long-term psychological well-being of widowers, it may be fruitful to identify care-related facilitators and inhibitors of preparedness...
  19. ncbi request reprint Talking about death with children who have severe malignant disease
    Ulrika Kreicbergs
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    N Engl J Med 351:1175-86. 2004
    ..One of the questions faced by the parents of a child who is terminally ill with a malignant disease is whether or not they should talk about death with their child...
  20. ncbi request reprint Distressful symptoms and well-being after radical cystectomy and orthotopic bladder substitution compared with a matched control population
    Lars Henningsohn
    Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Urol 168:168-74; discussion 174-5. 2002
    ..We compared subjective quality of life, well-being, urinary tract symptoms and distress in patients after radical cystectomy and orthotopic urinary reconstruction with those in a matched control population...
  21. pmc Patient-reported genitourinary toxicity for long-term prostate cancer survivors treated with radiation therapy
    C E Olsson
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology, Institute of Clinical Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 108:1964-70. 2013
    ..The objective of this study is to provide comprehensive overviews of patient-reported urinary symptoms for long-term prostate cancer survivors treated with radiation therapy and for untreated, healthy men...
  22. ncbi request reprint Emotional isolation: prevalence and the effect on well-being among 50-80-year-old prostate cancer patients
    A R Helgason
    Center of Public Health, Stockholm County Council, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 35:97-101. 2001
    ..To investigate to what extent prostate cancer patients confide their emotional concerns, and whether having no one to confide in affects well-being...
  23. ncbi request reprint Distressful symptoms after radical cystectomy with urinary diversion for urinary bladder cancer: a Swedish population-based study
    L Henningsohn
    Department of Urology, Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur Urol 40:151-62. 2001
    ..However, most patients are in spite of this unwilling to compromise survival...
  24. ncbi request reprint [A Swedish study of women treated for cervix cancer. Gynecologic cancer often affects sexuality]
    K Bergmark
    Sektionen för gynekologisk onkologi, Radiumhemmet samt forskargruppen klinisk cancerepidemiologi
    Lakartidningen 97:5347-55. 2000
    ..At follow-up visits these issues can be attended to through information, with specific suggestions including advice about topical estrogen and dilators, to alleviate possible long-term sequelae...
  25. ncbi request reprint Low IL-1alpha expression in bladder cancer tissue and survival
    M Seddighzadeh
    Cancer Center Karolinska, R8 03, Karolinska Institute and Hospital, SE 171 76, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur Urol 43:362-8. 2003
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Awareness of husband's impending death from cancer and long-term anxiety in widowhood: a nationwide follow-up
    Unnur Valdimarsdottir
    Unnur Valdimarsdóttir Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Palliat Med 18:432-43. 2004
    ..We investigated the predictors and long-term consequences of awareness time - the length of time a woman is aware of her husband's impending death from cancer...
  27. ncbi request reprint Anxiety and depression in parents 4-9 years after the loss of a child owing to a malignancy: a population-based follow-up
    Ulrika Kreicbergs
    Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet Z6 01, Karolinska Hospital, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Psychol Med 34:1431-41. 2004
    ..We investigated parental risk of anxiety and depression 4-9 years after the loss of a child owing to a malignancy...
  28. ncbi request reprint 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint Care-related distress: a nationwide study of parents who lost their child to cancer
    Ulrika Kreicbergs
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology and Pathology Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm
    J Clin Oncol 23:9162-71. 2005
    ..We conducted a population-based, nationwide study addressing this issue, focusing on potential care-related stressors in parents losing a child to cancer...
  30. doi request reprint 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...
  31. ncbi request reprint Dietary acrylamide and risk of renal cell cancer
    Lorelei A Mucci
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 109:774-6. 2004
    ..1; 95% CI = 0.7-1.8; p for trend = 0.8). The results of this study are in line with the 2 previous studies examining dietary acrylamide and suggest there is no association between dietary acrylamide and risk of renal cell cancer...
  32. doi request reprint Self-reported symptoms of faecal incontinence among long-term gynaecological cancer survivors and population-based controls
    Gail Dunberger
    Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer 46:606-15. 2010
    ..To make a comprehensive, detailed inventory of gastrointestinal symptoms reported by gynaecological cancer survivors and control women from the general population...
  33. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of widowhood after terminal cancer: a Swedish nationwide follow-up
    Unnur Valdimarsdottir
    Department of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Institute of Oncology Pathology, Karolinska Institute, Box 4402, 10268 Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 31:31-6. 2003
    ..The authors investigated whether becoming a widow after the death of a husband from cancer results in long-term psychological or physical morbidity...
  34. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer in Sweden. A descriptive epidemiologic study
    M Gerhardsson
    Department of Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 29:855-61. 1990
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of loss of heterozygosity in chromosome 3, including FHIT, in bladder cancer, using the fluorescent multiplex polymerase chain reaction
    T Wada
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
    BJU Int 87:876-81. 2001
    ..The FHIT gene locus showed a relatively high frequency of LOH even in Ta tumours...
  36. ncbi request reprint A population-based nationwide study of parents' perceptions of a questionnaire on their child's death due to cancer
    Ulrika Kreicbergs
    Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Z6 01 Karolinska Hospital, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet 364:787-9. 2004
    ..Although the numerical data cannot be directly translated to ethical conclusions, they can provide guidance for future ethical decisions...
  37. ncbi request reprint Economic conditions and marriage quality of men with prostate cancer
    Lizzy Sunny
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology, Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden
    BJU Int 99:1391-7. 2007
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint 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...
  39. ncbi request reprint Reliability of assessment of urgency and other symptoms indicating anal sphincter, large bowel or urinary dysfunction
    Massoud al-Abany
    Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 40:397-408. 2006
    ..However, no test-retest reliability study of it has been conducted concerning the assessment of urinary, anal sphincter or large bowel function. The aim of this study was to evaluate the reliability of items assessing these functions...
  40. ncbi request reprint 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...
  41. ncbi request reprint Symptoms affecting children with malignancies during the last month of life: a nationwide follow-up
    Li Jalmsell
    Department of Woman and Child Health, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Pediatrics 117:1314-20. 2006
    ..Understanding which symptoms affect children in the terminal phase of disease is crucial to improve palliative care...
  42. ncbi request reprint Towards better measurements in bereavement research: order of questions and assessed psychological morbidity
    Arna Hauksdóttir
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Palliat Med 20:11-6. 2006
    ..In order to avoid a detrimental bias in a study on bereavement, psychological morbidity is probably best measured first in such a questionnaire...
  43. ncbi request reprint The choice between a therapy-induced long-term symptom and shortened survival due to prostate cancer
    Thomas Hopfgarten
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology Pathology, Radiumhemmet, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur Urol 50:280-9. 2006
    ..A patient with newly diagnosed localized prostate cancer can choose from an array of therapies. A patient's willingness to trade life for freedom from therapy-induced long-term symptoms is poorly investigated...
  44. ncbi request reprint Need for and access to bereavement support after loss of a husband to urologic cancers: a nationwide follow-up of Swedish widows
    Unnur Valdimarsdottir
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 39:271-6. 2005
    ..We investigated the prevalence and predictors of access to bereavement interventions during the first 6 months after the loss of a husband/male partner to prostate or urinary bladder cancer...
  45. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Fecal incontinence affecting quality of life and social functioning among long-term gynecological cancer survivors
    Gail Dunberger
    Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 20:449-60. 2010
    ..Fecal incontinence is a symptom reported by cancer survivors after pelvic radiotherapy and is recognized to be one of the most troubling symptom-induced sources of distress to patients...
  47. ncbi request reprint Relative importance of sources of symptom-induced distress in urinary bladder cancer survivors
    Lars Henningsohn
    Department of Oncology, Radiumhemmet, Z 6, Karolinska Institute, Box 4402, S 102 68, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur Urol 43:651-62. 2003
    ..Little is known about this variation in urinary bladder cancer survivors (in other words, about the relative importance of sources of symptom-induced distress)...
  48. ncbi request reprint Long-term symptoms after external beam radiation therapy for prostate cancer with three or four fields
    Massoud al-Abany
    Department of Oncology and Pathology, Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 41:532-42. 2002
    ..We conclude that the choice of three or four fields may imply a contrasting risk scenario for defecation urgency or diarrhoea in comparison with faecal leakage...
  49. ncbi request reprint Lymphedema and bladder-emptying difficulties after radical hysterectomy for early cervical cancer and among population controls
    K Bergmark
    Gynecological Oncology, Department of Oncology Pathology, Radiumhemmet, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 16:1130-9. 2006
    ..Avoiding to induce long-term lymphedema or bladder-emptying difficulties would probably improve quality of life after radical hysterectomy (to cure cervical cancer). Few women want to compromise survival to avoid long-term symptoms...
  50. ncbi request reprint Diet, tobacco and urothelial cancer. A 14-year follow-up of 16,477 subjects
    G Steineck
    Department of Cancer Epidemiology, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 27:323-7. 1988
    ..The rate ratio for men smoking a pipe/cigars, but not cigarettes, was 3.3 (95% confidence interval 1.5-7.4)...
  51. ncbi request reprint p53 intron 7 polymorphisms in urinary bladder cancer patients and controls. Stockholm Bladder Cancer Group
    P Berggren
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institutet, 141 57 Huddinge, Sweden
    Mutagenesis 15:57-60. 2000
    ..Our findings indicate that the C-->T and the T-->G changes occur simultaneously and belong to the same allelotype...
  52. doi request reprint Health care-related predictors of husbands' preparedness for the death of a wife to cancer--a population-based follow-up
    A Hauksdóttir
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann Oncol 21:354-61. 2010
    ..If we can learn how to increase preparedness before the death of a loved one, we can possibly decrease the next-of-kin's long-term morbidity...
  53. doi request reprint 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...
  54. ncbi request reprint Measuring anxiety and depression in the oncology setting using visual-digital scales
    Erik Onelov
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 46:810-6. 2007
    ..However, the high negative predictive value and the low positive predictive value suggest that the visual- digital scales mainly detect the absence of the symptoms...
  55. pmc Delayed chemotherapy-induced nausea is augmented by high levels of endogenous noradrenaline
    M Fredrikson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 70:642-5. 1994
    ..Vomiting was not consistently related to the excretion of either catecholamine. The results indicate that noradrenaline modulates delayed nausea resulting from chemotherapy...
  56. doi request reprint Feelings of loss and uneasiness or shame after removal of a testicle by orchidectomy: a population-based long-term follow-up of testicular cancer survivors
    J Skoogh
    Department of Oncology, Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Institute of Clinical Sciences, The Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Int J Androl 34:183-92. 2011
    ..An orchidectomy may result in long-lasting feelings of loss and uneasiness or shame in some men; offering a testicular prosthesis may hinder this experience...
  57. ncbi request reprint Recombinant leukocyte interferon alpha-2a and medroxyprogesterone in advanced renal cell carcinoma. A randomized trial
    G Steineck
    Department of Oncology (Radiumhemmet, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 29:155-62. 1990
    ..Antibodies to interferon developed frequently in patients receiving high dose oligomeric interferon therapy but rarely in patients receiving low dose monomeric interferon treatment...
  58. doi request reprint Dietary supplement use patterns in men with prostate cancer: the Cancer Prostate Sweden study
    A Westerlund
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology, Institute of Clinical Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Ann Oncol 22:967-72. 2011
    ..In a European setting, we know little about the use of dietary supplements among men with prostate cancer (PCa) and to what extent lifestyle, disease or other factors influence such use...
  59. doi request reprint Sleep disturbances decrease self-assessed quality of life in individuals who have undergone cystectomy
    Helena Thulin
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Urol 184:198-202. 2010
    ..Therefore, we investigated nocturnal urinary disturbances and quality of life in individuals who have undergone cystectomy with urinary diversion for bladder cancer...
  60. pmc Bias in odds ratios by logistic regression modelling and sample size
    Szilard Nemes
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:56. 2009
    ..In epidemiological studies researchers use logistic regression as an analytical tool to study the association of a binary outcome to a set of possible exposures...
  61. doi request reprint Predictors for the symptomatic prostate cancer patient's delays in seeking care
    Lizzy Sunny
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology, Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer 44:733-9. 2008
    ..This study aims to determine the predictors for the symptomatic prostate cancer patient's delays in seeking care...
  62. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of 538 patients with newly detected urinary bladder neoplasms followed during 5 years
    Per Larsson
    Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology Pathology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 37:195-201. 2003
    ..To describe in detail the diagnosis and clinical course of an unselected population-based cohort of patients with newly diagnosed bladder neoplasms...
  63. ncbi request reprint Distressful symptoms after radical radiotherapy for urinary bladder cancer
    Lars Henningsohn
    Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology and Pathology, Radiumhemmet, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Radiother Oncol 62:215-25. 2002
    ..Here we studied symptoms, symptom distress and trade-off among long-term survivors and compared figures to those of population controls and patients who had undergone cystectomy...
  64. ncbi request reprint A Swedish case-control network for studies of drug-induced morbidity--acute pancreatitis
    Kerstin B Blomgren
    The Pharmacoepidemiological Unit, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge University Hospital 141 86 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 58:275-83. 2002
    ..To evaluate risk factors - notably drugs - for developing acute pancreatitis...
  65. doi request reprint Surgery-related complications in 1253 robot-assisted and 485 open retropubic radical prostatectomies at the Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden
    Stefan Carlsson
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Urology 75:1092-7. 2010
    ..Radical prostatectomy is associated with specific complications that can affect outcome results in patients...
  66. ncbi request reprint Toward a definition of a threshold for harmless doses to the anal-sphincter region and the rectum
    Massoud al-Abany
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institute, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 61:1035-44. 2005
    ..To investigate dysfunction caused by unwanted radiation to the anal-sphincter region and the rectum...
  67. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of heterocyclic amines and cancers of the esophagus and gastric cardia
    Paul D Terry
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:940-4. 2003
    ..Given the dearth of epidemiological data regarding these cancers and the lack of established biological mechanisms, confirmatory data are needed...
  68. doi request reprint 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...
  69. ncbi request reprint 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...
  70. ncbi request reprint Interviewer variability - quality aspects in a case-control study
    Kerstin J Blomgren
    The Department of Laboratory Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet at Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:267-77. 2006
    ..Variability in interviewers' ability to ascertain information is a possible source of bias in interview-based case-control studies when "blinding" cannot be achieved...
  71. ncbi request reprint A single-nucleotide polymorphism in the XPG gene, and tumour stage, grade, and clinical course in patients with nonmuscle-invasive neoplasms of the urinary bladder
    Shigeru Sakano
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    BJU Int 97:847-51. 2006
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint The Internet and prostate cancer patients: searching for and finding information
    Stefan Buntrock
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 41:367-74. 2007
    ..To define the characteristics of prostate cancer patients who use the Internet...
  73. ncbi request reprint Dose to the anal sphincter region and risk of fecal leakage
    Massoud al-Abany
    Acta Oncol 43:117-8. 2004
  74. ncbi request reprint Bisphosphonates for men with prostate cancer: sifting through the rubble
    William Kevin Kelly
    J Clin Oncol 21:4261-2. 2003
  75. ncbi request reprint Clinical course of bladder neoplasms and single nucleotide polymorphisms in the CDKN2A gene
    Shigeru Sakano
    Department of Biosciences, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 104:98-103. 2003
    ..Further, the results indicate, a role for the 3' UTR polymorphisms in the CDKN2A gene in tumor invasiveness...
  76. ncbi request reprint Cytotoxic treatment of aggressive prostate tumors with or without neuroendocrine elements
    Gunnar Steineck
    Genitourinary Oncology Service, Division of Solid Tumor Oncology, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Acta Oncol 41:668-74. 2002
    ..The results support the use of cytotoxic drugs in the relapsed setting and definitive trials are ongoing to prove any benefit to survival...
  77. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in DNA repair and metabolic genes in bladder cancer
    Somali Sanyal
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, S 14157 Huddinge, Sweden
    Carcinogenesis 25:729-34. 2004
    ....
  78. ncbi request reprint Low evidence of radiation therapy in prostate cancer--a plea for intensified scientific activity
    Bengt Glimelius
    Acta Oncol 43:311-5. 2004
  79. ncbi request reprint Influence of GSTM1, GSTT1, GSTP1 and NAT2 genotypes on the p53 mutational spectrum in bladder tumours
    Charlotta Ryk
    Department of Biosciences at Novum, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 113:761-8. 2005
    ..61, CI 0.82-26.04). No significant associations were found for the NAT2 gene. Our results suggest that impaired glutathione conjugation may affect the mutation spectrum in critical target genes...
  80. ncbi request reprint Self-assessed health, sadness and happiness in relation to the total burden of symptoms from the lower urinary tract
    Gabriella Engstrom
    Uppsala University, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala Science Park, Uppsala, Sweden
    BJU Int 95:810-5. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effect of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) on self-assessed health, sadness and happiness of men...
  81. ncbi request reprint Effect of chemotherapy on circulating gastrointestinal hormone levels in ovarian cancer patients: relationship to nausea and vomiting
    Timo J Hursti
    Department of Psychology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Scand J Gastroenterol 40:654-61. 2005
    ..However, delayed nausea and vomiting is still a major problem and the underlying mechanism is obscure...
  82. ncbi request reprint Ala228 variant of trail receptor 1 affecting the ligand binding site is associated with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, mantle cell lymphoma, prostate cancer, head and neck squamous cell carcinoma and bladder cancer
    Stephan Wolf
    Abteilung Molekulare Genetik, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 118:1831-5. 2006
    ..The A683C polymorphism did not cosegregate with other TNFRSF10A polymorphisms previously described. Thus screening for 683A-->C nucleotide exchanges may become important in diagnosis and/or treatment of these malignancies...
  83. ncbi request reprint Dose-response relations for anal sphincter regarding fecal leakage and blood or phlegm in stools after radiotherapy for prostate cancer. Radiobiological study of 65 consecutive patients
    Panayiotis Mavroidis
    Department of Medical Radiation Physics, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, Sweden
    Strahlenther Onkol 181:293-306. 2005
    ..Also, the validity of the relative seriality model for this clinical case needs to be examined by associating the clinical follow-up results with the predicted complication rates...
  84. ncbi request reprint Obesity and treatment of diabetes with glyburide may both be risk factors for acute pancreatitis
    Kerstin B Blomgren
    Pharmacoepidemiological Unit, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge University Hospital, S 141 86 Stockholm, Sweden
    Diabetes Care 25:298-302. 2002
    ..To evaluate risk factors, notably drugs, for acute pancreatitis...