Elisabete Weiderpass

Summary

Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Dietary intake of fish, omega-3, omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids and vitamin D and the prevalence of psychotic-like symptoms in a cohort of 33,000 women from the general population
    Maria Hedelin
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatry, Ulleraker, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    BMC Psychiatry 10:38. 2010
  2. pmc Feasibility of a controlled trial aiming to prevent excessive pregnancy-related weight gain in primary health care
    Tarja I Kinnunen
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:37. 2008
  3. doi Lifestyle and cancer risk
    Elisabete Weiderpass
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Prev Med Public Health 43:459-71. 2010
  4. pmc HPV types, HIV and invasive cervical carcinoma risk in Kampala, Uganda: a case-control study
    Michael Odida
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Infect Agent Cancer 6:8. 2011
  5. pmc Comparison of human papillomavirus detection between freshly frozen tissue and paraffin embedded tissue of invasive cervical cancer
    Michael Odida
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Infect Agent Cancer 5:15. 2010
  6. pmc Human papillomavirus infection and squamous cell carcinoma of the conjunctiva
    C Ateenyi-Agaba
    Department of Ophthalmology, Makerere University, PO Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    Br J Cancer 102:262-7. 2010
  7. doi Infection with human papillomavirus and HIV among young women in Kampala, Uganda
    Cecily Banura
    Faculty of Medicine, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    J Infect Dis 197:555-62. 2008
  8. pmc The usefulness of immunohistochemistry in tissue microarrays of Human Papillomavirus negative adenocarcinoma of the uterine cervix
    Michael Odida
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Res Notes 3:54. 2010
  9. pmc Type-specific incidence, clearance and predictors of cervical human papillomavirus infections (HPV) among young women: a prospective study in Uganda
    Cecily Banura
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Infect Agent Cancer 5:7. 2010
  10. ncbi Papillomavirus infection in the conjunctiva of individuals with and without AIDS: an autopsy series from Uganda
    Charles Ateenyi-Agaba
    Makerere University Medical School, P O Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    Cancer Lett 239:98-102. 2006

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Publications65

  1. pmc Dietary intake of fish, omega-3, omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids and vitamin D and the prevalence of psychotic-like symptoms in a cohort of 33,000 women from the general population
    Maria Hedelin
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychiatry, Ulleraker, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    BMC Psychiatry 10:38. 2010
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the association between the intake of different fish species, PUFA and vitamin D and the prevalence of psychotic-like symptoms in a population-based study among Swedish women...
  2. pmc Feasibility of a controlled trial aiming to prevent excessive pregnancy-related weight gain in primary health care
    Tarja I Kinnunen
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:37. 2008
    ..Intervention studies aiming at preventing excessive pregnancy-related weight gain are needed. The feasibility of implementing such a study protocol in primary health care setting was evaluated in this pilot study...
  3. doi Lifestyle and cancer risk
    Elisabete Weiderpass
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Prev Med Public Health 43:459-71. 2010
    ..The evidence of association between lifestyle factors and cancer, as well as the main international recommendations for prevention are briefly reviewed and commented upon here...
  4. pmc HPV types, HIV and invasive cervical carcinoma risk in Kampala, Uganda: a case-control study
    Michael Odida
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Infect Agent Cancer 6:8. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  5. pmc Comparison of human papillomavirus detection between freshly frozen tissue and paraffin embedded tissue of invasive cervical cancer
    Michael Odida
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Infect Agent Cancer 5:15. 2010
    ..There were 171 pairs of paraffin embedded and freshly frozen samples analyzed from cervical carcinoma cases from Kampala, Uganda...
  6. pmc Human papillomavirus infection and squamous cell carcinoma of the conjunctiva
    C Ateenyi-Agaba
    Department of Ophthalmology, Makerere University, PO Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    Br J Cancer 102:262-7. 2010
    ..We carried out a case-control study to assess the role of cutaneous and mucosal HPV types in SCCC, conjunctival dysplasia, and their combination (SCCC/dysplasia) in Uganda...
  7. doi Infection with human papillomavirus and HIV among young women in Kampala, Uganda
    Cecily Banura
    Faculty of Medicine, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    J Infect Dis 197:555-62. 2008
    ..Information on the prevalence of cervical infection with different human papillomavirus (HPV) types among young women is essential to support the introduction of HPV vaccine in Uganda...
  8. pmc The usefulness of immunohistochemistry in tissue microarrays of Human Papillomavirus negative adenocarcinoma of the uterine cervix
    Michael Odida
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Res Notes 3:54. 2010
    ..We aimed to explore the use of immunohistochemistry profiles in tissue microarrays in archived samples of adenocarcinoma (ADC) of the cervix from Uganda that tested negative for HPV DNA...
  9. pmc Type-specific incidence, clearance and predictors of cervical human papillomavirus infections (HPV) among young women: a prospective study in Uganda
    Cecily Banura
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Infect Agent Cancer 5:7. 2010
    ..The presence of 42 HPV types was evaluated in exfoliated cervical cells by a polymerase chain based (PCR) assay (SPF10-DEIA LiPA)...
  10. ncbi Papillomavirus infection in the conjunctiva of individuals with and without AIDS: an autopsy series from Uganda
    Charles Ateenyi-Agaba
    Makerere University Medical School, P O Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    Cancer Lett 239:98-102. 2006
    ..4-4.8], or chronic diseases or trauma (RR=0.9; 95% CI: 0.3-2.9). Our findings suggest that infection with genera beta or gamma HPV types in lesion-free conjunctivas is common, but not greatly enhanced by the presence of AIDS...
  11. pmc Mediterranean dietary pattern and risk of breast cancer
    Elisabeth Couto
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 8:e55374. 2013
    ..A Mediterranean diet has a recognized beneficial effect on health and longevity, with a protective influence on several cancers. However, its association with breast cancer risk remains unclear...
  12. doi Prevalence, incidence and clearance of human papillomavirus infection among young primiparous pregnant women in Kampala, Uganda
    Cecily Banura
    Faculty of Medicine, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Int J Cancer 123:2180-7. 2008
    ..Clearance was lower among HIV-positive women. In conclusion, HPV prevalence was high in primiparous women in Uganda, but pregnancy did not seem to be a period of special vulnerability to the infection...
  13. pmc Fruit and vegetable intake and risk of cancer in the Swedish women's lifestyle and health cohort
    Marie Lof
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 22:283-9. 2011
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  14. doi Impact of diet on breast cancer risk
    Marie Lof
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 21:80-5. 2009
    ..We review recent studies (published 1 January 2007-31 August 2008) on the impact of diet on breast cancer risk...
  15. ncbi Prospective study of physical activity in different periods of life and the risk of ovarian cancer
    Elisabete Weiderpass
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 118:3153-60. 2006
    ..In the context of the inconsistent scientific literature, our findings probably reflect that physical activity is not causally related with ovarian cancer...
  16. ncbi Fatty fish consumption lowers the risk of endometrial cancer: a nationwide case-control study in Sweden
    Paul Terry
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:143-5. 2002
    ..8-1.3; P-value for trend, 0.72). Total fish consumption was inversely associated with risk, although weakly. Our results suggest that the consumption of fatty fish, but not other types of fish, may decrease the risk of endometrial cancer...
  17. pmc Human Papillomavirus type distribution in invasive cervical cancer in Uganda
    Michael Odida
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Infect Dis 8:85. 2008
    ..We conducted a study aiming to describe Human Papillomavirus (HPV) type distribution in invasive cervical carcinoma in Uganda...
  18. doi Ultraviolet exposure and mortality among women in Sweden
    Ling Yang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 281, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:683-90. 2011
    ..Little evidence is available on the association between mortality and solar and artificial UV exposure by individual level from prospective studies...
  19. doi Prospective study of UV exposure and cancer incidence among Swedish women
    Ling Yang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:1358-67. 2011
    ..Except for skin melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancer, little evidence from prospective studies is available on the association between UV exposure and cancer risk...
  20. ncbi Stroke incidence in women under 60 years of age related to alcohol intake and smoking habit
    Ming Lu
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cerebrovasc Dis 25:517-25. 2008
    ..The association between alcohol intake, cigarette smoking and risk of stroke amongst women remains unclear, especially in young women...
  21. doi Clinical characteristics, treatment and outcome of childhood Burkitt's lymphoma at the Uganda Cancer Institute
    Jackson Orem
    Uganda Cancer Institute, Mulago Hospital and the Makerere University School of Medicine, Kampala
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 105:717-26. 2011
    ....
  22. doi Risk factors for epithelial ovarian cancer in Japan - results from the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study cohort
    Elisabete Weiderpass
    Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, PO Box 281, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Oncol 40:21-30. 2012
    ..Usual sleep duration of >7 h per day was inversely associated with epithelial ovarian cancer risk, which is a novel finding that needs to be confirmed in other studies...
  23. pmc Oestrogen receptor alpha gene haplotype and postmenopausal breast cancer risk: a case control study
    Sara Wedren
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Breast Cancer Res 6:R437-49. 2004
    ..Because breast cancer development is dependent on oestrogenic influence, we have investigated whether polymorphisms in the oestrogen receptor alpha gene (ESR1) are associated with breast cancer risk...
  24. pmc Dietary fat intake and gestational weight gain in relation to estradiol and progesterone plasma levels during pregnancy: a longitudinal study in Swedish women
    Marie Lof
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Womens Health 9:10. 2009
    ....
  25. ncbi TP53 mutations in squamous-cell carcinomas of the conjunctiva: evidence for UV-induced mutagenesis
    Charles Ateenyi-Agaba
    Department of Ophthalmology, Makerere University, PO Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    Mutagenesis 19:399-401. 2004
    ....
  26. ncbi 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...
  27. pmc Burkitt's lymphoma in Africa, a review of the epidemiology and etiology
    Jackson Orem
    Uganda Cancer Institute, Mulago Hospital and the Makerere University School of Medicine, Kampala, Uganda
    Afr Health Sci 7:166-75. 2007
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  28. ncbi Cytochrome P450 1B1 gene polymorphisms and postmenopausal endometrial cancer risk
    Tove Rylander-Rudqvist
    Division of Molecular Toxicology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1515-20. 2004
    ..We found no evidence for an overall association between CYP1B1 genotype and endometrial cancer risk, nor was there any clear indication of gene-environment interaction...
  29. pmc Agreement between diagnoses of childhood lymphoma assigned in Uganda and by an international reference laboratory
    Jackson Orem
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Uganda Cancer Institute, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda School of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    Clin Epidemiol 4:339-47. 2012
    ....
  30. doi Effects of pre-pregnancy physical activity and maternal BMI on gestational weight gain and birth weight
    Marie Lof
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:524-30. 2008
    ..Western women frequently exhibit excessive gestational weight gain (GWG). The effects of maternal physical activity level (PAL) and body mass index (BMI) on the timing of GWG are insufficiently known...
  31. ncbi Dietary phytoestrogens are not associated with risk of overall breast cancer but diets rich in coumestrol are inversely associated with risk of estrogen receptor and progesterone receptor negative breast tumors in Swedish women
    Maria Hedelin
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Nutr 138:938-45. 2008
    ..Our results of a decreased risk of ER-PR- tumors in women with intermediate intake of coumestrol could be due to chance because of the low intake. The results should be confirmed in other studies...
  32. doi Male partner involvement in reducing loss to follow-up after cervical cancer screening in Uganda
    Twaha Mutyaba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 107:103-6. 2009
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of male partner involvement in reducing loss to follow-up among women in Uganda referred for colposcopy after a positive cervical cancer-screening test...
  33. ncbi Endometrial cancer incidence trends in Europe: underlying determinants and prospects for prevention
    Freddie Bray
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population Based Cancer Research, Montebello, N 0310 Oslo, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1132-42. 2005
    ....
  34. doi Dietary phytoestrogens and the risk of ovarian cancer in the women's lifestyle and health cohort study
    Maria Hedelin
    Department of Genetic Research, Folkhalsan Research Center, Biomedicum Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:308-17. 2011
    ..We evaluated the associations between intake of phytoestrogens (isoflavonoids/lignans/coumestrol) and fiber (vegetable/cereal) and risk of ovarian cancer...
  35. pmc Triage of HR-HPV positive women with minor cytological abnormalities: a comparison of mRNA testing, HPV DNA testing, and repeat cytology using a 4-year follow-up of a population-based study
    Maria Persson
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Women s and Children s Health, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital Solna, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 9:e90023. 2014
    ....
  36. pmc Evaluation of 'see-see and treat' strategy and role of HIV on cervical cancer prevention in Uganda
    Twaha Mutyaba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Makerere University, Medical School, P, O, Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    Reprod Health 7:4. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  37. pmc Estrogen receptor alpha gene polymorphism and endometrial cancer risk--a case-control study
    Sara Wedren
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Cancer 8:322. 2008
    ..One of the most important mediators of estrogenic action is the estrogen receptor alpha. We have investigated whether polymorphic variation in the estrogen receptor alpha gene (ESR1) is associated with endometrial cancer risk...
  38. ncbi A prospective study of body size in different periods of life and risk of premenopausal breast cancer
    Elisabete Weiderpass
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1121-7. 2004
    ..The decreased risk of premenopausal breast cancer was observed in overweight and obese women without, but not in those with, a family history of breast cancer...
  39. ncbi Trends in corpus uteri cancer mortality in member states of the European Union
    Elisabete Weiderpass
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Department of Community Medicine, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway Department of Genetic Epidemiology, Folkhalsan Research Center, Helsinki, Finland Electronic address
    Eur J Cancer 50:1675-84. 2014
    ..The burden of corpus uteri cancer varies in the European Union (EU). We analysed trends in corpus uteri cancer mortality in 26 EU member states from 1970 onward...
  40. ncbi Socioeconomic status and epithelial ovarian cancer survival in Sweden
    Elisabete Weiderpass
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 281, 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 25:1063-73. 2014
    ..To investigate socioeconomic disparities in epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) survival in Sweden...
  41. doi Physical activity and biomarkers in breast cancer survivors: a systematic review
    Marie Lof
    Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Maturitas 73:134-42. 2012
    ..However, further larger RCTs on physical activity and biomarkers in breast cancer survivors are warranted...
  42. ncbi Liquid-based cytology with HPV triage of low-grade cytological abnormalities versus conventional cytology in cervical cancer screening
    Maria Fröberg
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital Solna, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Curr Pharm Des 19:1406-11. 2013
    ..To investigate this subject, LBC+HPV triage and conventional cytology were alternated in a population-based screening setting. Cases with abnormal cytology were referred for colposcopy...
  43. ncbi Human papillomavirus DNA and E6/E7 mRNA testing as triage in liquid-based cytology samples from primary screening
    Sonia Andersson
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Karolinska Institutet, Elevhemmet H2 00, Karolinska University Hospital Solna, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Curr Pharm Des 19:1508-15. 2013
    ..0% of HPV16-positive samples, expressed E6/E7 mRNA. In the present study using LBC samples in a triage situation, where negative predictive value is paramount, LA gave the most reliable results...
  44. doi High-risk human papillomavirus E6/E7 mRNA and L1 DNA as markers of residual/recurrent cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
    Maria Persson
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Karolinska Institutet, Elevhemmet H2 00, Karolinska University Hospital Solna, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Oncol Rep 28:346-52. 2012
    ..This study suggests that a negative HPV mRNA result cannot exclude the risk of malignant progression, and that HPV E6/E7 mRNA testing by APTIMA HPV assay is not useful in the follow-up of women treated for CIN...
  45. doi Clinical characteristics and outcome of children with Burkitt lymphoma in Uganda according to HIV infection
    Jackson Orem
    Uganda Cancer Institute, Mulago Hospital and Makerere University School of Medicine, Kampala, Uganda
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 52:455-8. 2009
    ..Characteristics of children with Burkitt lymphoma (BL) and HIV infection have not been described in Uganda before...
  46. ncbi Catechol-O-methyltransferase gene polymorphism and post-menopausal breast cancer risk
    Sara Wedren
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Carcinogenesis 24:681-7. 2003
    ..Based on our findings, COMT activity alone does not seem to play a major role in breast carcinogenesis, but may be of importance in certain histotypes or in conjunction with other exposures...
  47. ncbi Dietary factors in relation to endometrial cancer: a nationwide case-control study in Sweden
    Paul Terry
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Nutr Cancer 42:25-32. 2002
    ..On the other hand, the use of iron supplements appeared to increase the risk (OR = 1.7, 95% CI = 0.9-3.3, P for trend = 0.03). The findings are discussed with respect to previous studies and the possible underlying mechanisms...
  48. ncbi Cytochrome P450 1B1 gene polymorphisms and postmenopausal breast cancer risk
    Tove Rylander-Rudqvist
    Division of Molecular Toxicology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Carcinogenesis 24:1533-9. 2003
    ..In summary, our results strongly indicate that the studied CYP1B1 gene polymorphisms do not influence breast cancer risk overall but may modify the risk after long-term menopausal hormone use...
  49. ncbi Incidence trends of adenocarcinoma of the cervix in 13 European countries
    Freddie Bray
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Montebello, Oslo
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2191-9. 2005
    ..Screening may have had at least some impact in reducing cervical adenocarcinoma incidence in several countries during the 1990s...
  50. doi Lung cancer mortality trends in 36 European countries: secular trends and birth cohort patterns by sex and region 1970-2007
    Freddie Ian Bray
    Department of Clinical and Registry based Research, Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Cancer 126:1454-66. 2010
    ....
  51. ncbi Cigarette smoking and risk of borderline and invasive epithelial ovarian cancer
    Inger T Gram
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Breivika N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Cancer 122:647-52. 2008
    ..05). In conclusion, smoking may increase the risk of borderline EOC...
  52. doi Alcohol and gynecological cancers: an overview
    Anette Hjartåker
    Department of Etiological Research, Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Cancer Prev 19:1-10. 2010
    ..In conclusion, the current body of evidence, which is inadequate for several sites, suggests no association between alcohol consumption and risk of gynecological cancers...
  53. ncbi Conditions in utero and cancer risk
    Tom Grotmol
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population Based Cancer Research, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:561-70. 2006
    ..They are, however, likely to involve hormonal disturbances, number of cells at risk, and genetic or epigenetic events...
  54. pmc CYP17 gene polymorphism in relation to breast cancer risk: a case-control study
    Kristjana Einarsdóttir
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Breast Cancer Res 7:R890-6. 2005
    ..The c.1-34T>C 5' promoter region polymorphism in cytochrome P450c17 (CYP17), a key enzyme in the biosynthesis of estrogen, has been associated with breast cancer risk, but most previous studies have been relatively small...
  55. ncbi Feasibility of using web-based questionnaires in large population-based epidemiological studies
    Alexandra Ekman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Nobels vag 12a, SE 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:103-11. 2006
    ..We conclude that web-based questionnaires are a feasible tool for data collection in large population based epidemiological studies in Sweden...
  56. pmc Knowledge, attitudes and practices on cervical cancer screening among the medical workers of Mulago Hospital, Uganda
    Twaha Mutyaba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mulago Hospital, Makerere Medical School, P O Box 7051, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Med Educ 6:13. 2006
    ..Objectives of this study were to describe knowledge on cervical cancer, attitudes and practices towards cervical cancer screening among the medical workers of Mulago hospital...
  57. ncbi Physical activity as a determinant of mortality in women
    Ylva Trolle-Lagerros
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 16:780-5. 2005
    ..We aimed to quantify the effect of physical activity on overall mortality in younger women and to assess the effect of past versus current activity...
  58. ncbi A prospective study of pigmentation, sun exposure, and risk of cutaneous malignant melanoma in women
    Marit Bragelien Veierød
    Section of Medical Statistics, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1530-8. 2003
    ..Here we report the first results from a large prospective cohort study of pigmentation factors and sun exposure in relation to melanoma risk...
  59. doi Current investigations and treatment of Burkitt's lymphoma in Africa
    Jackson Orem
    Uganda Cancer Institute, Mulago Hospital, Makerere University School of Medicine, Kampala, Uganda
    Trop Doct 38:7-11. 2008
    ..Documentation of HIV status through counselling should be offered to all patients...
  60. ncbi Cigarette smoking and the risk of gestational and pregestational diabetes in two consecutive pregnancies
    Paul D Terry
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Diabetes Care 26:2994-8. 2003
    ..To further explore this issue, we examined the association with smoking in the largest prospective cohort study of GDM and PDM to date...
  61. ncbi Pigmentary characteristics, UV radiation exposure, and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a prospective study among Scandinavian women
    Marit Bragelien Veierød
    Department of Biostatistics, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1569-76. 2010
    ..UV radiation and pigmentary characteristics may be associated with non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) risk, but few prospective studies exist. We investigated these associations in a Norwegian-Swedish cohort...
  62. ncbi Obesity and diabetes epidemics: cancer repercussions
    Anette Hjartåker
    Department of Etiological Research, Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway
    Adv Exp Med Biol 630:72-93. 2008
    ..Substantial public investments in preventing overweight, obesity and type II diabetes mellitus are both appropriate and necessary in order to have a major impact on their adverse health effects including cancer...
  63. ncbi Central nervous system tumours in children in Costa Rica, 1981-96
    Johan Reutfors
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, S 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 16:219-25. 2002
    ..The data in this study cannot exclude under-diagnosis and, to a lesser degree, under-registration as a partial explanation of the low incidence rates of malignant CNS tumours in children in Costa Rica...
  64. ncbi Explaining the socioeconomic variation in cancer risk in the Norwegian Women and Cancer Study
    Tonje Braaten
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2591-7. 2005
    ..After multivariate adjustment for potential confounders related to level of education, the variation in cancer risk according to educational levels declined into nonsignificance for all these sites...