Anna Bill-Axelson

Summary

Affiliation: Uppsala University
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Experiences of randomization: interviews with patients and clinicians in the SPCG-IV trial
    Anna Bill-Axelson
    Department of Urology, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 42:358-63. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Psychiatric treatment in men with prostate cancer--results from a Nation-wide, population-based cohort study from PCBaSe Sweden
    Anna Bill-Axelson
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer 47:2195-201. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Radical prostatectomy versus watchful waiting in early prostate cancer
    Anna Bill-Axelson
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    N Engl J Med 352:1977-84. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Radical prostatectomy versus watchful waiting in early prostate cancer
    Anna Bill-Axelson
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    N Engl J Med 364:1708-17. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Suicide risk in men with prostate-specific antigen-detected early prostate cancer: a nationwide population-based cohort study from PCBaSe Sweden
    Anna Bill-Axelson
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur Urol 57:390-5. 2010
  6. pmc Radical prostatectomy versus watchful waiting in localized prostate cancer: the Scandinavian prostate cancer group-4 randomized trial
    Anna Bill-Axelson
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:1144-54. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Effects of prostate-specific antigen testing on familial prostate cancer risk estimates
    Ola Bratt
    Department of Urology, Helsingborg Hospital, Helsingborg, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:1336-43. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Long-term quality-of-life outcomes after radical prostatectomy or watchful waiting: the Scandinavian Prostate Cancer Group-4 randomised trial
    Eva Johansson
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University Hospital of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden
    Lancet Oncol 12:891-9. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial comparing radical prostatectomy with watchful waiting in early prostate cancer
    Lars Holmberg
    Regional Oncologic Center, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    N Engl J Med 347:781-9. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Prognostic markers under watchful waiting and radical prostatectomy
    Lars Holmberg
    Regional Oncologic Center, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 20:845-55. 2006

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Experiences of randomization: interviews with patients and clinicians in the SPCG-IV trial
    Anna Bill-Axelson
    Department of Urology, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 42:358-63. 2008
    ..This study investigated patients' and clinicians' experiences of randomization with the aim of facilitating trial participation in the future...
  2. doi request reprint Psychiatric treatment in men with prostate cancer--results from a Nation-wide, population-based cohort study from PCBaSe Sweden
    Anna Bill-Axelson
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer 47:2195-201. 2011
    ..To explore whether the self-reported psychological distress among men with prostate cancer was to the extent that it required psychiatric treatment...
  3. ncbi request reprint Radical prostatectomy versus watchful waiting in early prostate cancer
    Anna Bill-Axelson
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    N Engl J Med 352:1977-84. 2005
    ..In 2002, we reported the initial results of a trial comparing radical prostatectomy with watchful waiting in the management of early prostate cancer. After three more years of follow-up, we report estimated 10-year results...
  4. doi request reprint Radical prostatectomy versus watchful waiting in early prostate cancer
    Anna Bill-Axelson
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    N Engl J Med 364:1708-17. 2011
    ..In 2008, we reported that radical prostatectomy, as compared with watchful waiting, reduces the rate of death from prostate cancer. After an additional 3 years of follow-up, we now report estimated 15-year results...
  5. doi request reprint Suicide risk in men with prostate-specific antigen-detected early prostate cancer: a nationwide population-based cohort study from PCBaSe Sweden
    Anna Bill-Axelson
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur Urol 57:390-5. 2010
    ..The risk of suicide is increased among cancer patients including men with prostate cancer (PCa). However, whether this increased risk applies to men diagnosed subsequent to prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing is not known...
  6. pmc Radical prostatectomy versus watchful waiting in localized prostate cancer: the Scandinavian prostate cancer group-4 randomized trial
    Anna Bill-Axelson
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:1144-54. 2008
    ..In 2005, we reported that radical prostatectomy improved prostate cancer survival compared with watchful waiting after a median of 8.2 years of follow-up. We now report results after 3 more years of follow-up...
  7. doi request reprint Effects of prostate-specific antigen testing on familial prostate cancer risk estimates
    Ola Bratt
    Department of Urology, Helsingborg Hospital, Helsingborg, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:1336-43. 2010
    ..Family history is a strong risk factor for prostate cancer. The aim of this study was to investigate whether increased diagnostic activity is related to the incidence of prostate cancer among brothers of men with prostate cancer...
  8. doi request reprint Long-term quality-of-life outcomes after radical prostatectomy or watchful waiting: the Scandinavian Prostate Cancer Group-4 randomised trial
    Eva Johansson
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University Hospital of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden
    Lancet Oncol 12:891-9. 2011
    ..We report results for quality of life for men in the Scandinavian Prostate Cancer Group Study Number 4 (SPCG-4) after a median follow-up of more than 12 years...
  9. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial comparing radical prostatectomy with watchful waiting in early prostate cancer
    Lars Holmberg
    Regional Oncologic Center, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    N Engl J Med 347:781-9. 2002
    ..Radical prostatectomy is widely used in the treatment of early prostate cancer. The possible survival benefit of this treatment, however, is unclear. We conducted a randomized trial to address this question...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prognostic markers under watchful waiting and radical prostatectomy
    Lars Holmberg
    Regional Oncologic Center, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 20:845-55. 2006
    ..Because overall prognostic information obtained by these parameters or by tumor stage was not provided in our publication, we now present these data in the two study arms separately...
  11. doi request reprint Prostate cancer diagnosed after prostate-specific antigen testing of men without clinical signs of the disease: a population-based study from the National Prostate Cancer Register of Sweden
    Ola Bratt
    Department of Urology, Helsingborg Hospital, Lund University, Sweden
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 44:384-90. 2010
    ..To investigate the effects of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing of men without clinical signs of prostate cancer on the incidence of prostate cancer in Sweden...
  12. doi request reprint Long-term distress after radical prostatectomy versus watchful waiting in prostate cancer: a longitudinal study from the Scandinavian Prostate Cancer Group-4 randomized clinical trial
    Anna Bill-Axelson
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur Urol 64:920-8. 2013
    ..Yet, overcoming patient selection forces is a formidable challenge for observational studies comparing treatment groups...
  13. doi request reprint Time, symptom burden, androgen deprivation, and self-assessed quality of life after radical prostatectomy or watchful waiting: the Randomized Scandinavian Prostate Cancer Group Study Number 4 (SPCG-4) clinical trial
    Eva Johansson
    Department of Urology, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur Urol 55:422-30. 2009
    ..Quality-of-life outcomes are important in the choice of treatment strategy for men with localized prostate cancer...
  14. ncbi request reprint No increased prostate cancer incidence after negative transrectal ultrasound guided multiple biopsies in men with increased prostate specific antigen and/or abnormal digital rectal examination
    Anna Bill-Axelson
    Department of Urology, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Urol 170:1180-3. 2003
    ..We investigated the incidence of prostate cancer after negative transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) guided multiple biopsies. Our secondary aim was to calculate the sensitivity of the extended protocol used...
  15. doi request reprint Dietary Patterns and Prostate Cancer Risk: Report from the Population Based ULSAM Cohort Study of Swedish Men
    Erika Ax
    a Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Nutr Cancer 66:77-87. 2014
    ..In this study, a LCHP diet was associated with lower prostate cancer incidence. Relations emerged in adequate reporters, underscoring the importance of high-quality dietary data. ..
  16. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics and primary treatment of prostate cancer in Sweden between 1996 and 2005
    Jan Adolfsson
    Oncological Centre, Karolinska University Hospital, CLINTEC, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 41:456-77. 2007
    ..The incidence of prostate cancer is rising rapidly in Sweden and there is a need to better understand the pattern of diagnosis, tumor characteristics and treatment...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prostate-specific antigen levels as a predictor of lethal prostate cancer
    Katja Fall
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, S 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:526-32. 2007
    ..Rates of long-term survival among patients with untreated localized prostate cancer are high. To avoid unnecessary treatment, tools are needed to identify the small proportion of patients who are destined to develop lethal prostate cancer...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Radical prostatectomy reduces the risk of death in prostatic cancer. The effect on total mortality can not be established yet as shown in a randomized controlled trial]
    Anna Bill-Axelson
    Urologiska kliniken, Akademiska sjukhuset, Uppsala
    Lakartidningen 100:1714-6. 2003