W Ye

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Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Risk of cancers of the oesophagus and stomach by histology or subsite in patients hospitalised for pernicious anaemia
    W Ye
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Gut 52:938-41. 2003
  2. pmc Risk of adenocarcinomas of the oesophagus and gastric cardia in patients hospitalized for asthma
    W Ye
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute Box 281, Stockholm, SE, 171 77, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 85:1317-21. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer risk in male alcoholics in Sweden
    E Weiderpass
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 12:661-4. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Antioxidants and cancers of the esophagus and gastric cardia
    P Terry
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 87:750-4. 2000
  5. pmc Tamoxifen exposure and risk of oesophageal and gastric adenocarcinoma: a population-based cohort study of breast cancer patients in Sweden
    E Chandanos
    Unit of Esophageal and Gastric Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 95:118-22. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Tobacco, alcohol and the risk of gastric cancer by sub-site and histologic type
    W Ye
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 83:223-9. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Risk of adenocarcinomas of the esophagus and gastric cardia in patients with gastroesophageal reflux diseases and after antireflux surgery
    W Ye
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Gastroenterology 121:1286-93. 2001
  8. pmc Risk of pancreatic cancer after cholecystectomy: a cohort study in Sweden
    W Ye
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Gut 49:678-81. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint No increased risk of breast cancer after cholecystectomy
    J Lagergren
    Division of Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 88:679-81. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Association between cholecystectomy and adenocarcinoma of the esophagus
    J Freedman
    Division of Surgery, Danderyd Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Gastroenterology 121:548-53. 2001

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  1. pmc Risk of cancers of the oesophagus and stomach by histology or subsite in patients hospitalised for pernicious anaemia
    W Ye
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Gut 52:938-41. 2003
    ..Although pernicious anaemia is an established risk factor for stomach cancer, data by anatomical subsite are not available. Moreover, a previous suggestion of a link to increased risk of oesophageal cancer needs further exploration...
  2. pmc Risk of adenocarcinomas of the oesophagus and gastric cardia in patients hospitalized for asthma
    W Ye
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute Box 281, Stockholm, SE, 171 77, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 85:1317-21. 2001
    ..Special clinical vigilance vis-à-vis gastro-esophageal cancers seems unwarranted in asthmatic patients, but may be appropriate in those with clinically manifest gastro-oesophageal reflux...
  3. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer risk in male alcoholics in Sweden
    E Weiderpass
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 12:661-4. 2001
    ..To investigate the association between alcoholism and risk of male breast cancer...
  4. ncbi request reprint Antioxidants and cancers of the esophagus and gastric cardia
    P Terry
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 87:750-4. 2000
    ..Our results may be relevant for the implementation of focused, cost-effective preventive measures...
  5. pmc Tamoxifen exposure and risk of oesophageal and gastric adenocarcinoma: a population-based cohort study of breast cancer patients in Sweden
    E Chandanos
    Unit of Esophageal and Gastric Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 95:118-22. 2006
    ..We concluded that there might be a link between tamoxifen and risk of non-cardia gastric adenocarcinoma...
  6. ncbi request reprint Tobacco, alcohol and the risk of gastric cancer by sub-site and histologic type
    W Ye
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 83:223-9. 1999
    ..Our study did not support the hypothesis that the role of tobacco differs by sub-site and histologic sub-type of gastric cancer...
  7. ncbi request reprint Risk of adenocarcinomas of the esophagus and gastric cardia in patients with gastroesophageal reflux diseases and after antireflux surgery
    W Ye
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Gastroenterology 121:1286-93. 2001
    ..Furthermore, the effect of antireflux surgery has not yet been studied. We conducted a population-based retrospective cohort study to fill these gaps...
  8. pmc Risk of pancreatic cancer after cholecystectomy: a cohort study in Sweden
    W Ye
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Gut 49:678-81. 2001
    ..Although some experimental studies have indicated that cholecystectomy may increase the risk of pancreatic cancer, data from epidemiological studies are conflicting...
  9. ncbi request reprint No increased risk of breast cancer after cholecystectomy
    J Lagergren
    Division of Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 88:679-81. 2000
    ..Also, we did not find any evidence of an association between gall stone disease per se and the risk of breast cancer. We conclude that cholecystectomy and breast cancer are not likely to be associated...
  10. ncbi request reprint Association between cholecystectomy and adenocarcinoma of the esophagus
    J Freedman
    Division of Surgery, Danderyd Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Gastroenterology 121:548-53. 2001
    ..Duodenogastric reflux is increased after cholecystectomy. This study aims to evaluate if cholecystectomy is associated with an increased risk of adenocarcinoma of the esophagus...
  11. ncbi request reprint Alcoholism and risk for endometrial cancer
    E Weiderpass
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 93:299-301. 2001
    ..Hence, the effect of alcoholism on endometrial cancer appears to be age dependent...
  12. doi request reprint Risk of hypertension amongst Swedish male snuff users: a prospective study
    M P Hergens
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Intern Med 264:187-94. 2008
    ..The scientific evidence on whether long-term use of snuff is associated with high blood pressure is limited, inconsistent and based only on cross-sectional data...
  13. pmc Parity and risk of stomach cancer by sub-site: a national Swedish study
    S Bahmanyar
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 98:1295-300. 2008
    ..The observed moderate inverse relationship between parity and cardia cancer may be mediated by non-hormonal factors and warrants further study...
  14. ncbi request reprint Heredity and risk of cancer of the esophagus and gastric cardia
    J Lagergren
    Division of Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Danderyd Hospital, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 9:757-60. 2000
    ..A weak association between familial gastric cancer and the risk of cardia cancer may represent a genetic link...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of body size and risk for stroke amongst women below age 60
    M Lu
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Intern Med 260:442-50. 2006
    ..This study provides evidence that, in contrast to BMI, several different measures of abdominal obesity are strong predictors of stroke in women...
  16. pmc No excess risk of colorectal cancer among alcoholics followed for up to 25 years
    W Ye
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 88:1044-6. 2003
    ..Our findings challenge the hypothesis that alcohol intake is a risk factor for cancer of the large bowel...
  17. pmc Alcohol abuse and the risk of pancreatic cancer
    W Ye
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Gut 51:236-9. 2002
    ..Although most epidemiological studies do not support a role for alcohol in the aetiology of pancreatic cancer, an increased risk among heavy drinkers cannot be excluded...
  18. pmc Antibiotic treatment and risk of gastric cancer
    K Fall
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, S 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Gut 55:793-6. 2006
    ..It remains unclear however whether antibiotic treatment may prevent gastric cancer development. Our aim was to assess long term gastric cancer risks in historic cohorts of patients presumed to have been heavily exposed to antibiotics...
  19. ncbi request reprint Long-term use of Swedish moist snuff and the risk of myocardial infarction amongst men
    M P Hergens
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, and Department of Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Intern Med 262:351-9. 2007
    ..The use of this smokeless tobacco has increased in recent decades, and adverse health effects associated with snuff use could be of great public health concern...
  20. doi request reprint Antibiotics and asthma medication in a large register-based cohort study - confounding, cause and effect
    C Almqvist
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Exp Allergy 42:104-11. 2012
    ..An association between asthma and antibiotic usage has been demonstrated, and the issue of reverse causation and confounding by indication is much debated...
  21. pmc Elevated anal squamous cell carcinoma risk associated with benign inflammatory anal lesions
    C Nordenvall
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Gut 55:703-7. 2006
    ..The association between benign anal lesions and anal cancer is still unclear. Few data from large cohort studies are available...
  22. ncbi request reprint Body mass and reflux oesophagitis: an oestrogen-dependent association?
    M Nilsson
    Dept of Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Gastroenterol 37:626-30. 2002
    ..There is widespread belief that obesity is associated with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, but the scientific evidence is weak and contradictory. Our aim is to evaluate the relation between body mass and reflux oesophagitis...
  23. ncbi request reprint Nationwide study of cancer risk among hip replacement patients in Sweden
    L B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 93:1405-10. 2001
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  24. pmc Risk of cancers of the lung, head and neck in patients hospitalized for alcoholism in Sweden
    P Boffetta
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, Lyon, F 69008, France
    Br J Cancer 85:678-82. 2001
    ..Our study shows that the risk of head and neck cancer among heavy drinkers is highest for sites in direct contact with alcohol. The high risk of head and neck neoplasms may justify specific medical attention...
  25. ncbi request reprint Incidence of ovarian cancer among alcoholic women: a cohort study in Sweden
    P Lagiou
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Cancer 91:264-6. 2001
    ..76, 95% CI 0.58-1.00). This deficit is compatible with the reported reduction of gonadotrophin levels among alcoholic women younger than 60 years and with the hypothesis invoking these gonadotrophins in the etiology of ovarian cancer...
  26. pmc Molecular profiling including epidermal growth factor receptor and p21 expression in high-risk breast cancer patients as indicators of outcome
    G Somlo
    Department of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA 91010 3000, USA
    Ann Oncol 19:1853-9. 2008
    ..Patients with high-risk primary breast cancer remain at high risk for relapse. More precise prognostic and predictive tools are needed to improve treatment of such patients...
  27. pmc Opium, tobacco, and alcohol use in relation to oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma in a high-risk area of Iran
    D Nasrollahzadeh
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Br J Cancer 98:1857-63. 2008
    ..Similarly, use of both crude opium and other forms of opium were associated with higher risk. Alcohol consumption was seen in only 2% of the cases and 2% of the controls, and was not associated with ESCC risk...
  28. ncbi request reprint CancerVax, an allogeneic tumor cell vaccine, induces specific humoral and cellular immune responses in advanced colon cancer
    N Habal
    Sonya Valley Ghidossi Vaccine Laboratory of the Roy E. Coats Research Laboratories, Santa Monica, California 90404, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 8:389-401. 2001
    ..These responses correlate with overall survival. This novel therapeutic regimen for patients with advanced colon cancer merits further investigation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer risk in a population-based cohort of patients hospitalized for asthma in Sweden
    P Boffetta
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Eur Respir J 19:127-33. 2002
    ..Several indirect arguments point towards a noncausal explanation of these findings; in particular, confounding by tobacco smoking is a plausible explanation...