L Hardell

Summary

Affiliation: Orebro University Hospital
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Case-control study of the association between the use of cellular and cordless telephones and malignant brain tumors diagnosed during 2000-2003
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, SE 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Environ Res 100:232-41. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Cellular and cordless telephone use and the association with brain tumors in different age groups
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Arch Environ Health 59:132-7. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Pooled analysis of two case-control studies on the use of cellular and cordless telephones and the risk of benign brain tumours diagnosed during 1997-2003
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, SE 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Int J Oncol 28:509-18. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Case-control study on cellular and cordless telephones and the risk for acoustic neuroma or meningioma in patients diagnosed 2000-2003
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Orebro University, Sweden
    Neuroepidemiology 25:120-8. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Pooled analysis of two case-control studies on use of cellular and cordless telephones and the risk for malignant brain tumours diagnosed in 1997-2003
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, 701 85, Orebro, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 79:630-9. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Use of mobile phones and cordless phones is associated with increased risk for glioma and acoustic neuroma
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, SE 701 85 Orebro, Sweden Electronic address
    Pathophysiology 20:85-110. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Use of mobile and cordless phones and survival of patients with glioma
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Neuroepidemiology 40:101-8. 2013
  8. pmc Childhood brain tumour risk and its association with wireless phones: a commentary
    Fredrik Söderqvist
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, SE 701 82 Orebro, Sweden
    Environ Health 10:106. 2011
  9. pmc Mobile and cordless telephones, serum transthyretin and the blood-cerebrospinal fluid barrier: a cross-sectional study
    Fredrik Söderqvist
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Environ Health 8:19. 2009
  10. pmc Use of wireless telephones and self-reported health symptoms: a population-based study among Swedish adolescents aged 15-19 years
    Fredrik Söderqvist
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Orebro University, SE 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Environ Health 7:18. 2008

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Publications90

  1. ncbi request reprint Case-control study of the association between the use of cellular and cordless telephones and malignant brain tumors diagnosed during 2000-2003
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, SE 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Environ Res 100:232-41. 2006
    ..A somewhat increased risk was also found for low-grade astrocytoma and other types of malignant brain tumors, although not significantly so. In multivariate analysis, all three phone types studied showed an increased risk...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cellular and cordless telephone use and the association with brain tumors in different age groups
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Arch Environ Health 59:132-7. 2004
    ..63-55 for ipsilateral use of analog phones. The highest risks were associated with >5-year latency period in the 20-29-yr age group for analog phones (OR = 8.17, 95% CI = 0.94-71), and cordless phones (OR = 4.30, 95% CI = 1.22-15)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Pooled analysis of two case-control studies on the use of cellular and cordless telephones and the risk of benign brain tumours diagnosed during 1997-2003
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, SE 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Int J Oncol 28:509-18. 2006
    ..3, 95% CI=0.99-1.7; for digital phones, OR=1.1, 95% CI=0.9-1.3; and for cordless phones, OR=1.1, 95% CI=0.9-1.4. In the multivariate analysis, a significantly increased risk of acoustic neuroma was found with the use of analogue phones...
  4. ncbi request reprint Case-control study on cellular and cordless telephones and the risk for acoustic neuroma or meningioma in patients diagnosed 2000-2003
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Orebro University, Sweden
    Neuroepidemiology 25:120-8. 2005
    ..Digital phones yielded OR = 2.0, 95% CI = 1.05-3.8, whereas for cordless phones OR was not significantly increased. In the multivariate analysis, analogue phones represented a significant risk factor for acoustic neuroma...
  5. ncbi request reprint Pooled analysis of two case-control studies on use of cellular and cordless telephones and the risk for malignant brain tumours diagnosed in 1997-2003
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, 701 85, Orebro, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 79:630-9. 2006
    ..To study the use of cellular and cordless telephones and the risk for malignant brain tumours...
  6. doi request reprint Use of mobile phones and cordless phones is associated with increased risk for glioma and acoustic neuroma
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, SE 701 85 Orebro, Sweden Electronic address
    Pathophysiology 20:85-110. 2013
    ..The IARC carcinogenic classification does not seem to have had any significant impact on governments' perceptions of their responsibilities to protect public health from this widespread source of radiation...
  7. doi request reprint Use of mobile and cordless phones and survival of patients with glioma
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Neuroepidemiology 40:101-8. 2013
    ..We analysed the survival of patients after glioma diagnosis in relation to the use of wireless phones...
  8. pmc Childhood brain tumour risk and its association with wireless phones: a commentary
    Fredrik Söderqvist
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, SE 701 82 Orebro, Sweden
    Environ Health 10:106. 2011
    ..The information certainly cannot be used as reassuring evidence against an association, for reasons that we discuss in this commentary...
  9. pmc Mobile and cordless telephones, serum transthyretin and the blood-cerebrospinal fluid barrier: a cross-sectional study
    Fredrik Söderqvist
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Environ Health 8:19. 2009
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  10. pmc Use of wireless telephones and self-reported health symptoms: a population-based study among Swedish adolescents aged 15-19 years
    Fredrik Söderqvist
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Orebro University, SE 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Environ Health 7:18. 2008
    ..The aim of this descriptive cross-sectional study was to assess use of wireless phones and to study such use in relation to explanatory factors and self-reported health symptoms...
  11. pmc Ownership and use of wireless telephones: a population-based study of Swedish children aged 7-14 years
    Fredrik Söderqvist
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Institute of Clinical Medicine Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 7:105. 2007
    ..As children have longer expected lifetime exposures to microwaves from these devices than adults, who started to use them later in life, they are a group of special interest...
  12. ncbi request reprint Adipose tissue concentrations of persistent organic pollutants and the risk of prostate cancer
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    J Occup Environ Med 48:700-7. 2006
    ..We sought to study the concentrations of certain persistent organic pollutants with endocrine-disrupting properties in cases with prostate cancer and controls with benign prostate hyperplasia...
  13. ncbi request reprint From phenoxyacetic acids to cellular telephones: is there historical evidence for the precautionary principle in cancer prevention?
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Int J Health Serv 34:25-37. 2004
    ..Unfortunately, the lessons of history seem to go unheeded, as exemplified by the case of cellular telephones...
  14. ncbi request reprint In utero exposure to persistent organic pollutants in relation to testicular cancer risk
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, S 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Int J Androl 29:228-34. 2006
    ..The decline of the increasing incidence of testicular cancer during recent years may reflect decreasing body burden of certain POPs since the 1980s...
  15. ncbi request reprint Concentrations of polychlorinated biphenyls in blood and the risk for testicular cancer
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Int J Androl 27:282-90. 2004
    ..0, enzyme-inducing PCBsOR = 2.6, 95% CI = 1.03-6.5 and toxic equivalents (TEQ) yielded OR = 3.3, 95% CI = 1.3-8.4. These data further elucidate the role of foetal exposure to different PCB congeners in the aetiology of testicular cancer...
  16. ncbi request reprint Use of cellular or cordless telephones and the risk for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, 701 85, Orebro, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 78:625-32. 2005
    ..To evaluate the use of cellular and cordless telephones as the risk factor for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL)...
  17. pmc Use of cellular telephones and brain tumour risk in urban and rural areas
    L Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 62:390-4. 2005
    ..To investigate the association between the use of cellular or cordless telephones and the risk for brain tumours in different geographical areas, urban and rural...
  18. pmc No association between the use of cellular or cordless telephones and salivary gland tumours
    L Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, SE 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 61:675-9. 2004
    ..To investigate the association between the use of cellular or cordless telephones and the risk for salivary gland tumours...
  19. ncbi request reprint Secret ties to industry and conflicting interests in cancer research
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Am J Ind Med 50:227-33. 2007
    ..The potential for distorting the epidemiological assessments of hazard and risk through paid consultants, pretending to be independent, is not exclusive to the tobacco industry...
  20. ncbi request reprint High concentrations of organochlorines in a patient with kidney cancer and anorexia-cachexia syndrome
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, SE 701 85 Orebro, and Department of Natural Sciences, Orebro University, SE 701 82 Orebro, Sweden
    Med Chem 2:607-10. 2006
    ..To determine persistent organic pollutants in adipose tissue in a patient with kidney cancer...
  21. ncbi request reprint Use of cellular and cordless telephones and risk of testicular cancer
    L Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Int J Androl 30:115-22. 2007
    ..Cryptorchidism was associated both with seminoma (OR = 4.2, CI = 2.7-6.5) and non-seminoma (OR = 3.3, CI = 2.0-5.6), but no interaction was found with the use of cellular or cordless telephones...
  22. doi request reprint Pooled analysis of case-control studies on malignant brain tumours and the use of mobile and cordless phones including living and deceased subjects
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, SE 701 85, Orebro, Sweden
    Int J Oncol 38:1465-74. 2011
    ..7-8.7. In conclusion, an increased risk was found for glioma and use of mobile or cordless phone. The risk increased with latency time and cumulative use in hours and was highest in subjects with first use before the age of 20...
  23. ncbi request reprint Exposure to wireless phone emissions and serum beta-trace protein
    Lennart Hardell
    University Hospital, SE 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Int J Mol Med 26:301-6. 2010
    ..The results must be interpreted with caution since use of mobile and cordless phones were self-reported. Awareness of exposure condition in the experimental study may have influenced beta-trace protein concentrations...
  24. doi request reprint Mobile phone use and the risk for malignant brain tumors: a case-control study on deceased cases and controls
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Neuroepidemiology 35:109-14. 2010
    ..7, 95% CI = 0.8-3.4 was found in the group with >2,000 h of cumulative use. This investigation confirmed our previous results of an association between mobile phone use and malignant brain tumors...
  25. ncbi request reprint Mobile phones, cordless phones and the risk for brain tumours
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, Orebro University Hospital, SE 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Int J Oncol 35:5-17. 2009
    ..However, the medical diagnosis and treatment of this tumour type has changed during recent years and underreporting from a single center would have a large impact for such a rare tumour...
  26. ncbi request reprint Shrinkage of desmoid tumor with interferon alfa treatment: a case report
    L Hardell
    Department of Oncology, Orebro Medical Center, Sweden
    Cytokines Cell Mol Ther 6:155-6. 2000
    ..This treatment modality may be considered as an alternative to mutilating surgery in patients with desmoid tumor...
  27. doi request reprint Increased concentrations of certain persistent organic pollutants in subjects with self-reported electromagnetic hypersensitivity--a pilot study
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Electromagn Biol Med 27:197-203. 2008
    ..2, 95% CI=1.18-106. The results were based on low numbers and must be interpreted with caution. This hypothesis generating study indicates the necessity of a larger investigation on this issue...
  28. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of long-term mobile phone use and the association with brain tumours
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, SE 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Int J Oncol 32:1097-103. 2008
    ..3-3.1 for contralateral use (two studies). We conclude that this meta-analysis gave a consistent pattern of an association between mobile phone use and ipsilateral glioma and acoustic neuroma using > or =10-years latency period...
  29. doi request reprint Pesticides, soft-tissue sarcoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma--historical aspects on the precautionary principle in cancer prevention
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 47:347-54. 2008
    ..In the 1970's public concern increased in Sweden especially regarding use of phenoxy herbicides to combat deciduous wood, although statements from different authorities were reassuring of the safety...
  30. doi request reprint Biological effects from electromagnetic field exposure and public exposure standards
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, SE 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Biomed Pharmacother 62:104-9. 2008
    ..Other health impacts associated with exposure to electromagnetic fields not summarized here may be found in the BioInitiative Report at www.bioinitiative.org...
  31. ncbi request reprint Decreased survival in pancreatic cancer patients with high concentrations of organochlorines in adipose tissue
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, SE 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Biomed Pharmacother 61:659-64. 2007
    ..294 days), p,p'-DDE (134 vs. 302 days), and sum of chlordanes (142 vs. 294 days) in the high and low group, respectively. The results were based on a low number of cases and should be interpreted with caution...
  32. pmc Long-term use of cellular phones and brain tumours: increased risk associated with use for > or =10 years
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 64:626-32. 2007
    ..To evaluate brain tumour risk among long-term users of cellular telephones...
  33. ncbi request reprint Cellular and cordless telephones and basal cell carcinoma: a case report
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Arch Environ Health 58:380-2. 2003
    ..In addition, he had used a cordless telephone since 1997. He always placed a phone on his right ear during phone calls. The right side of this individual's head contained 5 of the 6 tumors that eventually developed...
  34. ncbi request reprint Case-control study on the use of cellular and cordless phones and the risk for malignant brain tumours
    L Hardell
    Department of Oncology, Orebro Medical Centre, S 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Int J Radiat Biol 78:931-6. 2002
    ..To investigate the use of cellular and cordless phones and the risk for malignant brain tumours...
  35. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk among Swedish female alcoholics by age, birth cohort and severity of alcoholism
    L Hardell
    Department of Oncology, Orebro Medical Center, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer Prev 9:297-301. 2000
    ..We used the number of Temperance Board registrations as an index of severity of alcoholism; this measure was not associated with risk for cancer...
  36. ncbi request reprint Case-control study on radiology work, medical x-ray investigations, and use of cellular telephones as risk factors for brain tumors
    L Hardell
    Orebro Medical Center, Department of Oncology, Orebro, Sweden
    MedGenMed 2:E2. 2000
    ..Ionizing radiation is a well-established risk factor for brain tumors. During recent years, microwave exposure from the use of cellular telephones has been discussed as a potential risk factor...
  37. ncbi request reprint Breast-feeding duration and the risk of malignant diseases in childhood in Sweden
    L Hardell
    Department of Oncology, Orebro Medical Center, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Nutr 55:179-85. 2001
    ..To evaluate childhood cancer in relation to duration of breast-feeding...
  38. ncbi request reprint Cellular and cordless telephones and the risk for brain tumours
    L Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, S 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer Prev 11:377-86. 2002
    ..With regard to different tumour types, the highest risk was for acoustic neurinoma (OR 3.5, 95% CI 1.8-6.8) among analogue cellular telephone users...
  39. ncbi request reprint Exposure to pesticides as risk factor for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and hairy cell leukemia: pooled analysis of two Swedish case-control studies
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, Orebro University Hospital, Sweden
    Leuk Lymphoma 43:1043-9. 2002
    ..However, in multivariate analyses the only significantly increased risk was for a heterogeneous category of other herbicides than above...
  40. ncbi request reprint Is DDT exposure during fetal period and breast-feeding associated with neurological impairment?
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, Orebro University, Sweden
    Environ Res 88:141-4. 2002
    ..We discuss the potential of fetal and breast-feeding exposure of the son. Neurodevelopmental impairment has been reported for dioxins and PCBs, but DDT seems to have been less investigated in this respect...
  41. ncbi request reprint Adipose tissue concentrations of dioxins and dibenzofurans, titers of antibodies to Epstein-Barr virus early antigen and the risk for non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    L Hardell
    Department of Oncology, Orebro Medical Center, S 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Environ Res 87:99-107. 2001
    ..79 and EA>80 an odds ratio of 2.8 with 95% confidence interval 0.52-18 was calculated. These results indicated that current exposure to certain organochlorines in combination with EBV might increase the risk for NHL...
  42. ncbi request reprint Case-control study on concentrations of organohalogen compounds and titers of antibodies to Epstein-Barr virus antigens in the etiology of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    E Hardell
    Department of Oncology, Orebro Medical Center, Sweden
    Leuk Lymphoma 42:619-29. 2001
    ..Also for the "sum of immunotoxic PCBs" increased risk was found in that group (OR=6.4, CI=1.9-24). Subdivision of NHL in histological types yielded highest risks for low-grade B-cell NHL...
  43. ncbi request reprint Ionizing radiation, cellular telephones and the risk for brain tumours
    L Hardell
    Department of Oncology, Orebro Medical Centre, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer Prev 10:523-9. 2001
    ..42, 95% CI 0.97-6.05 (i.e. the anatomical areas with highest exposure to microwaves from a mobile phone)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Further aspects on cellular and cordless telephones and brain tumours
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, S 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Int J Oncol 22:399-407. 2003
    ..11, 95% CI=1.01-1.22, and cordless phones OR=1.09, 95% CI=1.01-1.19. There was a tendency of a shorter tumour induction period for ipsilateral exposure to microwaves than for contralateral, which may indicate a tumour promotor effect...
  45. ncbi request reprint Concentrations of the flame retardant 2,2',4,4'-tetrabrominated diphenyl ether in human adipose tissue in Swedish persons and the risk for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    L Hardell
    Department of Oncology, Orebro Medical Centre, Sweden
    Oncol Res 10:429-32. 1998
    ..05 ng/g lipid) yielding odds ratio (OR) 1.9 with 95% confidence interval (CI) 0.3-14 and OR 3.8, CI 0.7-26, respectively. The results for the patients with malignant melanoma did not differ from the controls...
  46. ncbi request reprint Environmental and occupational aspects on the etiology of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    L Hardell
    Department of Oncology, Orebro Medical Center, Sweden
    Oncol Res 10:1-5. 1998
    ..In view of currently available evidence, the first priority for reducing morbidity due to NHL might be to take action against adverse chemical exposures as a measure that is more easily achievable than any other kind of prevention...
  47. pmc Is the decline of the increasing incidence of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in Sweden and other countries a result of cancer preventive measures?
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1704-6. 2003
    ..The change in incidence of NHL in Sweden and other countries may serve as a good example of how prohibition and limitation of exposure may be reflected in cancer statistics some decades later...
  48. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure to polyvinyl chloride as a risk factor for testicular cancer evaluated in a case-control study
    L Hardell
    Department of Oncology, Orebro Medical Center, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 73:828-30. 1997
    ..The risk increased further if cases with self-reported cryptorchidism or orchitis were excluded. Six of the 7 exposed cases had seminoma. Exposure to other types of plastics did not significantly increase the risk of testicular cancer...
  49. pmc Increased concentrations of polychlorinated biphenyls, hexachlorobenzene, and chlordanes in mothers of men with testicular cancer
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 111:930-4. 2003
    ..1 (95% CI, 1.5-11); for cis-nonachlordane, OR = 3.1 (95% CI, 1.2-7.8); and for sum of chlordanes, OR = 1.9 (95% CI, 0.7-5.0). No consistent different risk pattern was found for seminoma or nonseminoma testicular cancer...
  50. pmc Some aspects of the etiology of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    L Hardell
    Department of Oncology, Orebro Medical Center, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 106:679-81. 1998
    ..Also, certain viruses have been suggested to be of etiologic significance for NHL. In some cases of NHL the common mechanism for all these agents and conditions may be immunosuppression, possibly in combination with viruses...
  51. pmc Concentrations of organochlorines related to titers to Epstein-Barr virus early antigen IgG as risk factors for hairy cell leukemia
    M Nordstrom
    Department of Oncology, Orebro Medical Centre, Orebro, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 108:441-5. 2000
    ..We also found increased risk for the sum of immunotoxic PCB group...
  52. ncbi request reprint Oral snuff, smoking habits and alcohol consumption in relation to oral cancer in a Swedish case-control study
    E B Schildt
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Umea, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 77:341-6. 1998
    ..1-2.3), respectively. A dose-response effect was observed. Although not statistically significant, a multivariate analysis similarly suggested that the most important risk factors were beer and liquor consumption, followed by smoking...
  53. ncbi request reprint Elevated antibody levels to Epstein-Bbarr virus antigens in patients with hairy cell leukemia compared to controls in relation to exposure to pesticides, organic solvents, animals, and exhausts
    M Nordstrom
    Department of Oncology, Orebro Medical Centre, Sweden
    Oncol Res 11:539-44. 1999
    ..impregnating agents, animals, and exhausts. However, the numbers of exposed cases and controls were small in some of the calculations...
  54. ncbi request reprint Testicular cancer and occupational exposures with a focus on xenoestrogens in polyvinyl chloride plastics
    C G Ohlson
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro Medical Centre, Sweden
    Chemosphere 40:1277-82. 2000
    ..However, this "endocrine disruptors" hypothesis must be further evaluated in experimental models with regard to the causative mechanisms of the oestrogenic tumour promotion...
  55. ncbi request reprint Concentrations of organohalogen compounds and titres of antibodies to Epstein-Barr virus antigens and the risk for non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Karin Hardell
    MTM Research Centre, School of Science and Technology, Orebro University, SE 701 82 Orebro, Sweden
    Oncol Rep 21:1567-76. 2009
    ..4-7.7 and sum of chlordanes yielded OR 6.8, 95% CI 2.3-20, whereas no association was found with PBDE. In summary, this study confirmed an association between certain POPs and NHL with an interaction with titre of IgG antibody to EBV EA...
  56. ncbi request reprint Adipose tissue concentrations of p,p'-DDE and the risk for endometrial cancer
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, SE 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Gynecol Oncol 95:706-11. 2004
    ..To evaluate in a case-control study possible risk of endometrial cancer associated with environmental endocrine disruptors...
  57. pmc Occupational exposures, animal exposure and smoking as risk factors for hairy cell leukaemia evaluated in a case-control study
    M Nordstrom
    Department of Oncology, Orebro Medical Centre
    Br J Cancer 77:2048-52. 1998
    ..3-3.3). In an additional multivariate model, the ORs remained elevated for all these exposures with the exception of insecticides. We found a reduced risk for smokers with OR 0.6 (CI 0.4-1.1) because of an effect among non-farmers...
  58. doi request reprint Radiofrequency fields, transthyretin, and Alzheimer's disease
    Fredrik Söderqvist
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    J Alzheimers Dis 20:599-606. 2010
    ..We propose that TTR might be involved in the findings of RF exposure benefit in AD mice...
  59. ncbi request reprint Testicular cancer and occupational exposure to polyvinyl chloride plastics: a case-control study
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 109:425-9. 2004
    ..In conclusion, no clear association with testicular cancer and exposure to PVC could be found in our study in contrast to a previous observation...
  60. ncbi request reprint Levels of brominated flame retardants in blood in relation to levels in household air and dust
    M Karlsson
    MTM Research Centre, Orebro University, 701 82 Orebro, Sweden
    Environ Int 33:62-9. 2007
    ..BFR levels in dust and air were not dependent on the house characteristics such as living area, floor material or number of electronic devices...
  61. doi request reprint Use of wireless telephones and serum S100B levels: a descriptive cross-sectional study among healthy Swedish adults aged 18-65 years
    Fredrik Söderqvist
    School of Health and Medical Sciences, Orebro University and Department of Oncology, University Hospital, SE 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Sci Total Environ 407:798-805. 2009
    ..Since the late 1970s, experimental animal studies have been carried out on the possible effects of low-intensive radiofrequency fields on the blood-brain barrier (BBB), but no epidemiological study has been published to date...
  62. doi request reprint Pulsed dose rate brachytherapy as the sole adjuvant radiotherapy after breast-conserving surgery of T1-T2 breast cancer: first long time results from a clinical study
    Bengt Johansson
    Department of Oncology, Orebro University Hospital and Orebro University, Sweden
    Radiother Oncol 90:30-5. 2009
    ..To evaluate the long time outcome with regard to local tumour control, cosmetic outcome and side effects of a short (5 days) accelerated interstitial brachytherapy treatment delivered to the surroundings of the operated sector...
  63. ncbi request reprint Increasing incidence rates of childhood malignant diseases in Sweden during the period 1960-1998
    Ann Charlotte Dreifaldt
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, SE 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer 40:1351-60. 2004
    ..10% (95% CI=1.41, 2.80), benign brain tumours +3.77% (95% CI=2.47, 5.10), and PNET/medulloblastoma +1.96% (95% CI=0.48, 3.46). Changes in diagnostic criteria and better diagnostic tools may have contributed to these results...
  64. doi request reprint Pesticide exposure as risk factor for non-Hodgkin lymphoma including histopathological subgroup analysis
    Mikael Eriksson
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 123:1657-63. 2008
    ..07-2.30. Results are also presented for different entities of NHL. In conclusion our study confirmed an association between exposure to phenoxyacetic acids and NHL and the association with glyphosate was considerably strengthened...
  65. doi request reprint Exposure to an 890-MHz mobile phone-like signal and serum levels of S100B and transthyretin in volunteers
    Fredrik Söderqvist
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, School of Health and Medical Sciences, Orebro University, Orebro SE 701 87, Sweden
    Toxicol Lett 189:63-6. 2009
    ..02). The clinical significance of this finding, if any, is unknown. Further randomized studies with use of additional more brain specific markers are needed...
  66. ncbi request reprint Expression of p53, PCNA, Ki-67 and bcl-2 in relation to risk factors in oral cancer - a molecular epidemiological study
    E B Schildt
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, S 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Int J Oncol 22:861-8. 2003
    ..0) as well as for the group of IHC p53 positive tumours (OR 12). No association between smoking and p53 positivity was found (OR 1.0)...
  67. ncbi request reprint Perfluorinated chemicals in relation to other persistent organic pollutants in human blood
    Anna Karrman
    Man Technology Environment Research Centre, Department of Natural Sciences, Orebro University, SE 701 82 Orebro, Sweden
    Chemosphere 64:1582-91. 2006
    ..We also conclude that Swedish residents are exposed to a large number of PFCs to the same extent as in USA, Japan, Colombia and the few other countries from which data is available today...
  68. ncbi request reprint Vestibular schwannoma, tinnitus and cellular telephones
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Neuroepidemiology 22:124-9. 2003
    ..For all other brain tumors taken together, the incidence significantly increased yearly by +0.80% (CI 0.59-1.02) for the time period 1960-1998, although the increase was only significant for benign tumors other than VS during 1960-1979...
  69. ncbi request reprint Mobile phone use and acoustic neuromas
    Lennart Hardell
    Epidemiology 16:415; author reply 417-8. 2005
  70. pmc Increase of regional total cancer incidence in north Sweden due to the Chernobyl accident?
    Martin Tondel
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, 581 85 Linkoping, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:1011-6. 2004
    ..Is there any epidemiologically visible influence on the cancer incidence after the Chernobyl fallout in Sweden?..
  71. ncbi request reprint Occupational risks for uveal melanoma results from a case-control study in nine European countries
    Jean Michel Lutz
    Registre Genevois des Tumeurs, Geneva, Switzerland
    Cancer Causes Control 16:437-47. 2005
    ..Uveal melanoma is a rare disease with poor prognosis and largely unknown etiology. We studied potential occupational risk factors...
  72. ncbi request reprint Re: "cellular telephone use and risk of acoustic neuroma"
    Lennart Hardell
    Am J Epidemiol 160:923; author reply 924-5. 2004
  73. ncbi request reprint Mobile telephones and cancer--a review of epidemiological evidence
    Michael Kundi
    Institute of Environmental Health, Department for Occupational and Social Hygiene, Medical Faculty, University of Vienna Kinderspitalgasse 15 A 1095 Vienna Austria
    J Toxicol Environ Health B Crit Rev 7:351-84. 2004
    ..3 and 4.6 with highest overall risk for acoustic neuroma (3.5) and uveal melanoma (4.2), and there is evidence for enhanced cancer risk with increasing latency and duration of mobile phone use...
  74. ncbi request reprint Mobile telephones and cancer: is there really no evidence of an association? (review)
    Kjell Hansson Mild
    National Institute for Working Life, S 907 13 Umeå, Sweden
    Int J Mol Med 12:67-72. 2003
    ..Their conclusion was, however, based on an unbalanced view of current literature in favour of studies showing no association. These circumstances are further explored in this communication...
  75. ncbi request reprint Re: "Long-term mobile phone use and brain tumor risk"
    Lennart Hardell
    Am J Epidemiol 162:600-1; author reply 601. 2005
  76. ncbi request reprint Occupational risk factors for small bowel carcinoid tumor: a European population-based case-control study
    Linda Kaerlev
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Aarhus, Vennelyst Boulevard 6, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    J Occup Environ Med 44:516-22. 2002
    ..1; 95% CI, 0.8 to 107). This explorative study suggests an association between certain occupational exposures and SBC, but some of these associations could be attributable to chance. All findings should be regarded as tentative...
  77. pmc Mobile phone use and risk of glioma in adults: results are difficult to interpret because of limitations
    Lennart Hardell
    BMJ 332:1035. 2006
  78. ncbi request reprint Sinonasal cancer and occupational exposures: a pooled analysis of 12 case-control studies
    Daniele Luce
    INSERM Unité 88, Hopital, National de Saint Maurice, Saint Maurice, France
    Cancer Causes Control 13:147-57. 2002
    ..In order to examine the associations between sinonasal cancer and occupational exposures other than wood dust and leather dust, the data from 12 case-control studies conducted in seven countries were pooled and reanalyzed...
  79. ncbi request reprint Occupational sun exposure and mycosis fungoides: a European multicenter case-control study
    Maria M Morales-Suarez-Varela
    Unit of Public Health and Environmental Care Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Valencia, Spain
    J Occup Environ Med 48:390-3. 2006
    ..We sought to study the association between occupational sun exposure and mycosis fungoides (MF), a peripheral T-cell lymphoma...
  80. ncbi request reprint Pooled analysis of two Swedish case-control studies on the use of mobile and cordless telephones and the risk of brain tumours diagnosed during 1997-2003
    Kjell Hansson Mild
    National Institute for Working Life, Umea, Sweden
    Int J Occup Saf Ergon 13:63-71. 2007
    ..For all studied phone types OR for brain tumours, mainly acoustic neuroma and malignant brain tumours, increased with latency period, especially for astrocytoma grade III-IV...
  81. ncbi request reprint The importance of smoking and medical history for development of small bowel carcinoid tumor: a European population-based case-control study
    Linda Kaerlev
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Aarhus, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 13:27-34. 2002
    ..This study aims to evaluate these findings and to identify new associations...
  82. ncbi request reprint Leukemia in childhood and adolescence and exposure to ionizing radiation in homes built from uranium-containing alum shale concrete
    Olav Axelson
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Health and Environment, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Epidemiology 13:146-50. 2002
    ..The results suggest some risk of acute lymphocytic leukemia from indoor ionizing radiation among children and young adults...
  83. ncbi request reprint Occupational risk factors for mycosis fungoides: a European multicenter case-control study
    Maria M Morales-Suarez-Varela
    Unit of Public Health and Environmental Care, Department of Preventive Medicine University of Valencia, Spain
    J Occup Environ Med 46:205-11. 2004
    ..Females working in the paper and pulp industries may also be exposed to carcinogens of relevance to MF...
  84. ncbi request reprint RE: a rebuttal: secret ties to industry and conflicting interests in cancer research
    Lennart Hardell
    Am J Ind Med 50:697-8; author reply 699-700. 2007
  85. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure to endocrine-disrupting compounds and biliary tract cancer among men
    Wolfgang Ahrens
    Bremen Institute for Prevention Research and Social Medicine, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany
    Scand J Work Environ Health 33:387-96. 2007
    ..This study investigated the association between cancer of the extrahepatic biliary tract and exposure to endocrine-disrupting compounds...
  86. ncbi request reprint Increased incidence of malignancies in Sweden after the Chernobyl accident--a promoting effect?
    Martin Tondel
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Linkoping University, Linkoping SE 581 85, Sweden
    Am J Ind Med 49:159-68. 2006
    ..After the Chernobyl accident in 1986, as much as 5% of the released caesium-137 was deposited in Sweden due to a heavy rainfall 2 days after the event. A study of increased incidence of malignancies was initiated after the accident...
  87. pmc Occupational carcinogens: ELF MFs
    Kjell Hanson Mild
    Environ Health Perspect 113:A726-7; author reply A727. 2005
  88. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposures and mycosis fungoides. A European multicentre case-control study (Europe)
    Maria M Morales-Suarez-Varela
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Unit of Public Health and Environmental Care, University of Valencia, Spain
    Cancer Causes Control 16:1253-9. 2005
    ..Mycosis Fungoides (MF) is a rare disease with an occurrence indicating that occupational exposures may play a role. To estimate the association between MF and occupational exposures as measured by means of an job-exposure matrix (JEM)...
  89. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for extrahepatic biliary tract carcinoma in men: medical conditions and lifestyle: results from a European multicentre case-control study
    Wolfgang Ahrens
    Bremen Institute for Prevention Research and Social Medicine, University Bremen, Germany
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 19:623-30. 2007
    ..To identify risk factors of carcinoma of the extrahepatic biliary tract in men...
  90. ncbi request reprint [Magnetic fields in incubators as risk factors in artificial insemination?]
    Kjell Hansson Mild
    Arbetslivsinstitutet, Umea
    Lakartidningen 99:3328. 2002