H J de Koning

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Trends in the usage of adjuvant systemic therapy for breast cancer in the Netherlands and its effect on mortality
    M M Vervoort
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, and Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 91:242-7. 2004
  2. pmc Rate of progression of CT-quantified emphysema in male current and ex-smokers: a follow-up study
    Firdaus A A Mohamed Hoesein
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Division of Heart and Lungs, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Respir Res 14:55. 2013
  3. pmc Diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in lung cancer screening Computed Tomography scans: independent contribution of emphysema, air trapping and bronchial wall thickening
    Onno M Mets
    Radiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Respir Res 14:59. 2013
  4. pmc Screening for type 2 diabetes in a high-risk population: study design and feasibility of a population-based randomized controlled trial
    Bart Klijs
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:671. 2012
  5. pmc Facilitators and barriers to screening for child abuse in the emergency department
    Eveline C F M Louwers
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P, O, Box 2040, 3000, CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Pediatr 12:167. 2012
  6. pmc Pregnancy and liver adenoma management: PALM-study
    Susanna M van Aalten
    Department of Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Gastroenterol 12:82. 2012
  7. pmc Breast density as indicator for the use of mammography or MRI to screen women with familial risk for breast cancer (FaMRIsc): a multicentre randomized controlled trial
    Sepideh Saadatmand
    Department of Surgery, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 12:440. 2012
  8. pmc Early detection and counselling intervention of asthma symptoms in preschool children: study design of a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Esther Hafkamp-de Groen
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 10:555. 2010
  9. pmc Bracing patients with idiopathic scoliosis: design of the Dutch randomized controlled treatment trial
    Eveline M Bunge
    Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Dept of Public Health, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:57. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Mammographic screening: evidence from randomised controlled trials
    H J de Koning
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Oncol 14:1185-9. 2003

Research Grants

  1. A trial-based MISCAN model for prostate cancer
    Harry de Koning; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications114 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Trends in the usage of adjuvant systemic therapy for breast cancer in the Netherlands and its effect on mortality
    M M Vervoort
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, and Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 91:242-7. 2004
    ..In conclusion, although adjuvant systemic therapy can reduce breast cancer mortality rates, it is anticipated to be less than the mortality reduction caused by mammography screening...
  2. pmc Rate of progression of CT-quantified emphysema in male current and ex-smokers: a follow-up study
    Firdaus A A Mohamed Hoesein
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Division of Heart and Lungs, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Respir Res 14:55. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of length of smoking cessation and clinical / demographical factors on the rate of emphysema progression and FEV1-decline in male heavy smokers...
  3. pmc Diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in lung cancer screening Computed Tomography scans: independent contribution of emphysema, air trapping and bronchial wall thickening
    Onno M Mets
    Radiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Respir Res 14:59. 2013
    ..Therefore, this study aims to determine the independent diagnostic value of CT emphysema, CT air trapping and CT bronchial wall thickness for COPD in low-dose screening CT scans...
  4. pmc Screening for type 2 diabetes in a high-risk population: study design and feasibility of a population-based randomized controlled trial
    Bart Klijs
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:671. 2012
    ..We describe the design and present the results of the first year of a population-based study of screening for type 2 diabetes in individuals at high risk of developing the disease. High risk is defined as having abdominal obesity...
  5. pmc Facilitators and barriers to screening for child abuse in the emergency department
    Eveline C F M Louwers
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P, O, Box 2040, 3000, CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Pediatr 12:167. 2012
    ..To identify facilitators of, and barriers to, screening for child abuse in emergency departments (ED) through interviews with ED staff, members of the hospital Board, and related experts...
  6. pmc Pregnancy and liver adenoma management: PALM-study
    Susanna M van Aalten
    Department of Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Gastroenterol 12:82. 2012
    ..We aim to investigate the management and outcome of HCA during pregnancy and labor based on a prospectively acquired online database in the Netherlands...
  7. pmc Breast density as indicator for the use of mammography or MRI to screen women with familial risk for breast cancer (FaMRIsc): a multicentre randomized controlled trial
    Sepideh Saadatmand
    Department of Surgery, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 12:440. 2012
    ..The aim of the Familial MRI Screening Study (FaMRIsc) is to compare the efficacy of MRI screening to mammography for women with a familial risk. Furthermore, we will assess the influence of breast density...
  8. pmc Early detection and counselling intervention of asthma symptoms in preschool children: study design of a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Esther Hafkamp-de Groen
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 10:555. 2010
    ..Early detection and counselling is expected to reduce the prevalence of asthma symptoms and improve health-related quality of life at age 6 years...
  9. pmc Bracing patients with idiopathic scoliosis: design of the Dutch randomized controlled treatment trial
    Eveline M Bunge
    Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Dept of Public Health, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:57. 2008
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  10. ncbi request reprint Mammographic screening: evidence from randomised controlled trials
    H J de Koning
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Oncol 14:1185-9. 2003
    ..A summary of the prerequisites for methodological quality and its available evidence from the trials is given. Data to support breast cancer mortality as a correct outcome measure are presented...
  11. ncbi request reprint Determining the cause of death in randomized screening trial(s) for prostate cancer
    H J de Koning
    Erasmus MC, Department Public Health, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BJU Int 92:71-8. 2003
  12. pmc Overdiagnosis and overtreatment of breast cancer: microsimulation modelling estimates based on observed screen and clinical data
    Harry J de Koning
    Erasmus MC, Department of Public Health, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Breast Cancer Res 8:202. 2006
    ..The increases in ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) are primarily due to mammography screening, but DCIS still remains a relatively small proportion of the total breast cancer problem...
  13. ncbi request reprint Monitoring the ERSPC trial
    H J de Koning
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BJU Int 92:112-4. 2003
  14. ncbi request reprint Passive coping and psychological distress in women adhering to regular breast cancer surveillance
    K Pieterse
    Department of Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychooncology 16:851-8. 2007
    ..Coping style was not associated with the trend of psychological distress around the two surveillance appointments. It is recommendable to take coping styles into account when counselling these high-risk women...
  15. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality-of-life effects of radical prostatectomy and primary radiotherapy for screen-detected or clinically diagnosed localized prostate cancer
    J B Madalinska
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Oncol 19:1619-28. 2001
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of different reading and referral strategies in mammography screening in the Netherlands
    J H Groenewoud
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 102:211-8. 2007
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of population-based screening for prostate cancer on health-related quality of life
    M L Essink-Bot
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Natl Cancer Inst 90:925-31. 1998
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer screening; cost-effective in practice?
    H J de Koning
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Radiol 33:32-7. 2000
    ..On a national scale, with hundreds of professional practitioners, it can be expected to be more difficult to attain uniform quality. Continuous quality control, monitoring and evaluation are therefore crucial...
  19. pmc Short-term health-related quality of life consequences in a lung cancer CT screening trial (NELSON)
    K A M van den Bergh
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 102:27-34. 2010
    ..In subjects with either an indeterminate or a negative result after screening, we investigated whether health-related quality of life (HRQoL) changed over time and differed between groups in the short term...
  20. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in patients with screen-detected versus clinically diagnosed prostate cancer preceding primary treatment
    J B Madalinska
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Prostate 46:87-97. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate baseline health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients with localized prostate cancer before primary treatment (radical prostatectomy or radiotherapy)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Women's acceptance of MRI in breast cancer surveillance because of a familial or genetic predisposition
    M L Essink-Bot
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Breast 15:673-6. 2006
    ..MRI provided the most reassurance of breast cancer being absent in case of a favourable test result. MRI seems to be acceptable as a screening test for women at increased breast cancer risk and is preferred by them over mammography...
  22. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress and breast self-examination frequency in women at increased risk for hereditary or familial breast cancer
    S Van Dooren
    Department of Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Community Genet 6:235-41. 2003
    ..Surveillance consists of biannual physical examination, annual mammography, annual MRI and monthly breast self-examination (BSE)...
  23. doi request reprint Informed decision-making in prenatal screening for Down's syndrome: what knowledge is relevant?
    H M H J D Schoonen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 84:265-70. 2011
    ....
  24. pmc Treatment of local-regional prostate cancer detected by PSA screening: benefits and harms according to prognostic factors
    E M Wever
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, P O Box 2040, Rotterdam, 3000, CA, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 108:1971-7. 2013
    ..We quantified how the benefits and harms of immediate treatment vary according to the prognostic factors of clinical T-stage, Gleason score, and patient age...
  25. doi request reprint Generalisability of the results of the Dutch-Belgian randomised controlled lung cancer CT screening trial (NELSON): does self-selection play a role?
    C M van der Aalst
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Lung Cancer 77:51-7. 2012
    ..Results of the NELSON trial will be roughly applicable to the Dutch and probably other populations that fulfil our selection criteria...
  26. ncbi request reprint MRI screening for breast cancer in women with familial or genetic predisposition: design of the Dutch National Study (MRISC)
    M Kriege
    Rotterdam Family Cancer Clinic, Erasmus MC (University Medical Centre Rotterdam)/Daniel den Hoed Cancer Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Fam Cancer 1:163-8. 2001
    ..The aim is to include 2,500 women. The study started on 1 November 1999. On 1 January 2002, more than 1,700 women, including 210 proven carriers of a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation, were included in the study...
  27. pmc To be screened or not to be screened? Modeling the consequences of PSA screening for the individual
    E M Wever
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, PO Box 2040, Rotterdam 3000 CA, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 107:778-84. 2012
    ..We estimated benefits and adverse effects of PSA screening for individuals who are deciding whether or not to be screened...
  28. pmc Overdetection, overtreatment and costs in prostate-specific antigen screening for prostate cancer
    E A M Heijnsdijk
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 101:1833-8. 2009
    ..Overdetection and overtreatment are substantial unfavourable side effects with consequent healthcare costs. In this study the effects of introducing widespread PSA screening is evaluated...
  29. pmc Prediction of higher mortality reduction for the UK Breast Screening Frequency Trial: a model-based approach on screening intervals
    N T van Ravesteyn
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, PO Box 2040, Rotterdam 3000 CA, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 105:1082-8. 2011
    ..In this study, the trial is simulated in order to gain insight into the results of the trial and to predict the effect of different screening intervals on breast cancer mortality...
  30. ncbi request reprint Including the quality-of-life effects in the evaluation of prostate cancer screening: expert opinions revisited?
    M L Essink-Bot
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BJU Int 92:101-5. 2003
    ..g. the EQ-5D) and linking these descriptions to utility estimates using the standard preference-based algorithm, combining them with the appropriate duration into quality-adjusted life years, and sensitivity analysis...
  31. doi request reprint Long-term effects of lung cancer computed tomography screening on health-related quality of life: the NELSON trial
    K A M van den Bergh
    Dept of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Respir J 38:154-61. 2011
    ....
  32. pmc Interval cancers in the Dutch breast cancer screening programme
    J Fracheboud
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 81:912-7. 1999
    ..Measures should be considered to improve the detection of small invasive cancers and to reduce false-negative rates, even if this will lead to increasing referral rates...
  33. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer screening in Navarra: interpretation of a high detection rate at the first screening round and a low rate at the second round
    M E van den Akker-van Marle
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cancer 73:464-9. 1997
    ..Interval cancer rates, results of the subsequent round and size distributions are also crucial indicators of the quality of the screening programme and should be analysed in their specific context...
  34. ncbi request reprint Mammography requests in general practice during the introduction of nationwide breast cancer screening, 1988-1995
    P M Beemsterboer
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 35:450-4. 1999
    ..Opportunistic screening was not clearly demonstrated in adjacent age groups...
  35. pmc Decreased rates of advanced breast cancer due to mammography screening in The Netherlands
    J Fracheboud
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1753, NL 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 91:861-7. 2004
    ..It is evident that breast cancer screening contributes to a reduction in advanced breast cancers and breast cancer mortality...
  36. ncbi request reprint MISCAN: estimating lead-time and over-detection by simulation
    G Draisma
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BJU Int 92:106-11. 2003
    ..To estimate the mean lead-time and rate of over-detection associated with screening for prostate cancer with prostate-specific antigen...
  37. pmc Anxiety and depression after prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment: 5-year follow-up
    I J Korfage
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 94:1093-8. 2006
    ..STAI-State can be a useful screening tool but needs further development...
  38. ncbi request reprint Measuring psychological consequences of screening: adaptation of the psychological consequences questionnaire into Dutch
    A J Rijnsburger
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 15:933-40. 2006
    ..To assess the psychometric properties of a Dutch adaptation of an originally Australian instrument measuring the psychological impact of breast cancer screening...
  39. doi request reprint The impact of a lung cancer computed tomography screening result on smoking abstinence
    C M van der Aalst
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Respir J 37:1466-73. 2011
    ..Screening test outcomes could be used as a teachable moment for smoking cessation...
  40. doi request reprint Blinded and uniform causes of death verification in cancer screening: a major influence on the outcome of a prostate cancer screening trial?
    S J Otto
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 46:3061-7. 2010
    ....
  41. pmc Impact of screening for breast cancer in high-risk women on health-related quality of life
    A J Rijnsburger
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 91:69-76. 2004
    ..In this study, high-risk women who opted for regular breast cancer screening had a better health status than women from the general population...
  42. doi request reprint PSA levels and cancer detection rate by centre in the European Randomized Study of Screening for Prostate Cancer
    S J Otto
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 46:3053-60. 2010
    ..To describe the variation in PSA level by age group and screening round in the ERSPC centres and the variation in cancer detection rates in relation to the underlying prostate cancer incidence...
  43. ncbi request reprint Low all-cause mortality in the volunteer-based Rotterdam section of the European randomised study of screening for prostate cancer: self-selection bias?
    S J Otto
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Med Screen 11:89-92. 2004
    ..In addition, the accuracy of the randomisation was evaluated by comparison amongst the trial arms...
  44. pmc Chapter 7: Description of MISCAN-lung, the Erasmus MC Lung Cancer microsimulation model for evaluating cancer control interventions
    F W Schultz
    Erasmus MC, Department of Public Health, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Risk Anal 32:S85-98. 2012
    ..The model fits in the actual tobacco-control scenario, providing credibility to the estimates of other scenarios, although considering survey-reported smoking trends alone has limitations...
  45. doi request reprint Does participation to screening unintentionally influence lifestyle behaviour and thus lifestyle-related morbidity?
    C M van der Aalst
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Dr Molewaterplein 50, 3015 GE Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 24:465-78. 2010
    ..Integrated approaches to combine primary and secondary prevention have the potential to optimise the efforts to improve cancer prevention and survival. More research is warranted to investigate evidence-based approaches...
  46. ncbi request reprint Detecting language problems: accuracy of five language screening instruments in preschool children
    H M E van Agt
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:117-22; discussion 84. 2007
    ..The area under the ROC curves, ranged from 0.75 to 0.87. Apparently, short and simple parent report instruments like the LSI-PF and the one-item VAS perform remarkably well in detecting language delays in preschool children...
  47. pmc Population-based mammography screening below age 50: balancing radiation-induced vs prevented breast cancer deaths
    R de Gelder
    Erasmus MC, Department of Public Health, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 104:1214-20. 2011
    ..Because the radiation risk increases with lower exposure age, advancing the lower age limit may affect the balance between screening benefits and risks. The present study explores the benefit-risk ratio of screening before age 50...
  48. pmc Changes in use of breast-conserving therapy in years 1978-2000
    H J de Koning
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Universiteit, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 70:1165-70. 1994
    ..Given the rapidity of change towards the use of breast-conserving surgery, which is enhanced by screening, recent information will be needed in predicting capacity and assessing whether screen-detected women are treated adequately...
  49. doi request reprint Blinded and uniform cause of death verification in a lung cancer CT screening trial
    N Horeweg
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Lung Cancer 77:522-5. 2012
    ..Our results imply that the final outcome of a lung cancer screening trial cannot reliably be established without predetermined criteria and an independent review of blinded cases...
  50. ncbi request reprint Prediction of indolent prostate cancer: validation and updating of a prognostic nomogram
    E W Steyerberg
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Urol 177:107-12; discussion 112. 2007
    ..Statistical models have been proposed to predict indolent cancer. We validated and updated model predictions for a screening setting...
  51. ncbi request reprint A cluster-randomised trial of screening for language disorders in toddlers
    H J de Koning
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Med Screen 11:109-16. 2004
    ..To assess the screening performance of a specific language-screening instrument at 18 and 24 months of age and to assess its effect on the early detection and prognosis of language delay...
  52. ncbi request reprint Tumor characteristics and detection method in the MRISC screening program for the early detection of hereditary breast cancer
    M Kriege
    Department of Medical Oncology, Rotterdam Family Cancer Clinic, Erasmus MC Daniel den Hoed Cancer Centre, Groene Hilledijk 301, 3075 EA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 102:357-63. 2007
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Prostate-specific antigen velocity at low prostate-specific antigen levels as screening tool for prostate cancer: results of second screening round of ERSPC (ROTTERDAM)
    M J Roobol
    Department of Urology, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam, Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Urology 63:309-13; discussion 313-5. 2004
    ..0 ng/mL or less. Digital rectal examination and/or transrectal ultrasonography have been used as screening tools at these low PSA levels, but this approach is not very efficient...
  54. pmc Cost-effectiveness of stereotactic large-core needle biopsy for nonpalpable breast lesions compared to open-breast biopsy
    J H Groenewoud
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 90:383-92. 2004
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint [Multi-detector CT screening for lung cancer is still to be discouraged for the time being]
    R J van Klaveren
    Erasmus MC Centrum, Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:125-8. 2008
    ....
  56. doi request reprint Informed decision-making about the fetal anomaly scan: what knowledge is relevant?
    H M H J D Schoonen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 37:649-57. 2011
    ..The second was to compare the contents of decision-relevant knowledge for second-trimester ultrasound screening with those for first-trimester screening for Down syndrome using the combined test...
  57. doi request reprint Informed participation in a randomised controlled trial of computed tomography screening for lung cancer
    K A M van den Bergh
    Dept of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Respir J 34:711-20. 2009
    ..Additional efforts are required to improve the knowledge and understanding of subjects who are in the process of decision-making regarding participation in a lung cancer screening trial...
  58. doi request reprint Predictors of HPV vaccination uptake: a longitudinal study among parents
    R Hofman
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Centre, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Department of Health Promotion, TNO Quality of Life, 2333 AL Leiden, the Netherlands and Municipal Public Health Service Rotterdam Rijnmond, 3011 EN Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 29:83-96. 2014
    ..Decisions regarding new vaccines are difficult to make, we recommend a well-balanced implementation process. ..
  59. ncbi request reprint Measuring disease specific quality of life in localized prostate cancer: the Dutch experience
    I J Korfage
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 12:459-64. 2003
    ..We aimed at developing and testing a Dutch health-related quality of life measure for localized prostate cancer patients...
  60. doi request reprint Breast cancer screening: evidence for false reassurance?
    Rianne De Gelder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cancer 123:680-6. 2008
    ..0 days (95% C.I. 5.9-8.1) in symptomatic screened patients and 6.0 days (95% C.I. 4.0-8.0) in control patients. Our results show that false reassurance played, at most, only a minor role in breast cancer screening...
  61. ncbi request reprint Internet-administered adolescent health questionnaires compared with a paper version in a randomized study
    Resiti T Mangunkusumo
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Adolesc Health 36:70.e1-6. 2005
    ..Furthermore, it compares adolescents' evaluations of modes of administration...
  62. ncbi request reprint The impact of having relatives affected with breast cancer on psychological distress in women at increased risk for hereditary breast cancer
    Silvia van Dooren
    Department of Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 89:75-80. 2005
    ..Being at hereditary risk of breast cancer (BC) may lead to elevated levels of distress because of the impact of the BC-process in relatives...
  63. doi request reprint Breast cancer screening policies in developing countries: a cost-effectiveness analysis for India
    Quirine Lamberts Okonkwo
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:1290-300. 2008
    ..Estimates and comparisons of the cost-effectiveness of feasible breast cancer screening policies in developing countries and identification of the determinants of cost and efficacy are needed...
  64. ncbi request reprint School-based internet-tailored fruit and vegetable education combined with brief counselling increases children's awareness of intake levels
    Resiti T Mangunkusumo
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 10:273-9. 2007
    ..This study applied Internet-tailored advice for schoolchildren and Internet-supported brief dietary counselling (with child and parent) within preventive health care to promote fruit/vegetable intake...
  65. doi request reprint Impact of computed tomography screening for lung cancer on participants in a randomized controlled trial (NELSON trial)
    Karien A M van den Bergh
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Cancer 113:396-404. 2008
    ..In the current study, the authors assessed the discomfort associated with CT scanning and the subsequent wait for results and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) over time...
  66. doi request reprint Impressive time-related influence of the Dutch screening programme on breast cancer incidence and mortality, 1975-2006
    Johannes D M Otten
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Health Technology Assessment, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Int J Cancer 123:1929-34. 2008
    ..The results indicate an impressive decrease in breast cancer mortality in the age group invited for breast cancer screening, starting to show quite soon after implementation...
  67. doi request reprint Effect of nodule characteristics on variability of semiautomated volume measurements in pulmonary nodules detected in a lung cancer screening program
    Ying Wang
    Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Radiology 248:625-31. 2008
    ..To retrospectively assess volume measurement variability in solid pulmonary nodules (volume, 15-500 mm(3)) detected at lung cancer screening and to quantify the independent effects of nodule morphology, size, and location...
  68. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress in women at increased risk for breast cancer: the role of risk perception
    Silvia van Dooren
    Department of Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 40:2056-63. 2004
    ..This knowledge should be used during surveillance appointments in order to improve and individualise support for these women...
  69. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of MRI and mammography for breast-cancer screening in women with a familial or genetic predisposition
    Mieke Kriege
    Rotterdam Family Cancer Clinic, Department of Medical Oncology, Erasmus Medical Center Daniel den Hoed Cancer Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    N Engl J Med 351:427-37. 2004
    ..We compared the efficacy of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with that of mammography for screening in this group of high-risk women...
  70. ncbi request reprint Large-scale randomized prostate cancer screening trials: program performances in the European Randomized Screening for Prostate Cancer trial and the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovary cancer trial
    Harry J de Koning
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cancer 97:237-44. 2002
    ..The differences between countries seem to reflect both underlying prostate cancer incidence and screening policy. The trials have the power to show definitive results in 2005-2008...
  71. ncbi request reprint Should we start population screening for prostate cancer? Randomised trials are still needed
    Anssi Auvinen
    School of Public Health, FIN 33014 University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Int J Cancer 97:377-8. 2002
  72. ncbi request reprint Prostate cancer mortality reduction by screening: power and time frame with complete enrollment in the European Randomised Screening for Prostate Cancer (ERSPC) trial
    Harry J de Koning
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cancer 98:268-73. 2002
    ..If early detection and treatment turns out to have a stronger effect as may be suggested by observational data, the ERSPC trial is likely to conclusively show that within the next 5 years...
  73. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer screening by spiral CT. What is the optimal target population for screening trials?
    Rob J van Klaveren
    Department of Pulmonology, Erasmus Medical Centre, University Hospital Rotterdam, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Lung Cancer 38:243-52. 2002
    ..The inadequacy of the unit 'Pack-Years' (PY) to estimate the individual lung cancer risk is recognised, and future initiatives to develop an appropriate lung cancer risk model are encouraged...
  74. ncbi request reprint Effective PSA contamination in the Rotterdam section of the European Randomized Study of Screening for Prostate Cancer
    Suzie J Otto
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cancer 105:394-9. 2003
    ..Although the reasons for ordering PSA test or indicating biopsy are unknown, effective PSA contamination in the Rotterdam ERSPC section is low and not likely to jeopardize the power of the trial...
  75. ncbi request reprint Mammography benefit in the Canadian National Breast Screening Study-2: a model evaluation
    Adriana J Rijnsburger
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cancer 110:756-62. 2004
    ..6-34.1%. Enrolled women had above average risk. Screening sensitivity in both arms was high. A benefit of mammography screening is supported by our modeling of the CNBSS-2 results...
  76. ncbi request reprint Lead times and overdetection due to prostate-specific antigen screening: estimates from the European Randomized Study of Screening for Prostate Cancer
    Gerrit Draisma
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:868-78. 2003
    ..Both consequences have considerable impact on the net benefits of screening...
  77. ncbi request reprint Update on screening and early detection of prostate cancer
    Suzie J Otto
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Urol 14:151-6. 2004
    ..The aim of this review is to discuss advances in the field of screening and early detection of prostate cancer from papers published in 2003...
  78. ncbi request reprint Initiation of population-based mammography screening in Dutch municipalities and effect on breast-cancer mortality: a systematic review
    Suzie J Otto
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Lancet 361:1411-7. 2003
    ..More than a decade ago, a mammography screening programme for women aged 50-69 years was initiated in the Netherlands. Our aim was to assess the effect of this programme on breast-cancer mortality rates...
  79. doi request reprint Introduction of additional double reading of mammograms by radiographers: effects on a biennial screening programme outcome
    Lucien E M Duijm
    Department of Radiology, Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 44:1223-8. 2008
    ..To determine the effect of introducing radiographer double reading, in addition to standard radiologist double reading, on screening mammography outcome...
  80. doi request reprint Does "normal" aging imply urinary, bowel, and erectile dysfunction? A general population survey
    Ida J Korfage
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Urology 72:3-9. 2008
    ..We assessed if urinary, bowel, and sexual dysfunction and associated bother were part of the "normal" aging process in the general male Dutch population...
  81. doi request reprint How to deal with incidentally detected pulmonary nodules less than 10mm in size on CT in a healthy person
    Susan C Van't Westeinde
    Department of Pulmonology, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Lung Cancer 60:151-9. 2008
    ..Growing lesions with a volume doubling time <400 days require further work-up and diagnosis, otherwise an annual repeat scan to assess growth is recommended...
  82. ncbi request reprint Patients' perceptions of the side-effects of prostate cancer treatment--a qualitative interview study
    Ida Joanna Korfage
    Department of Public Health, ErasmusMC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 63:911-9. 2006
    ..By presenting these findings we want to draw attention to issues that complicate QoL assessments in general and in prostate cancer patients in particular...
  83. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting sensitivity and specificity of screening mammography and MRI in women with an inherited risk for breast cancer
    Mieke Kriege
    Family Cancer Clinic, Department of Medical Oncology, Erasmus MC Daniel den Hoed Cancer Center, Groene Hilledijk 301, 3075 EA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 100:109-19. 2006
    ..In the current subsequent study we investigated whether these results are influenced by age, a BRCA1/2 mutation, menopausal status and breast density...
  84. ncbi request reprint Effect of recall rate on earlier screen detection of breast cancers based on the Dutch performance indicators
    Johannes D M Otten
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:748-54. 2005
    ..e., "missed") interval and screen-detected cancers. To estimate the effect of changes in recall rate on earlier detection of cancers, we carried out a blinded review of interval and screen-detected cancers in the Dutch screening program...
  85. ncbi request reprint Comparison of screen detected and clinically diagnosed prostate cancer in the European randomized study of screening for prostate cancer, section rotterdam
    Ingrid W van der Cruijsen-Koeter
    Departments of Urology, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Urol 174:121-5. 2005
    ..This report provides a comparison of characteristics detected in the screening and control arms of the European Randomized study of Screening for Prostate Cancer, section Rotterdam...
  86. ncbi request reprint Differences between first and subsequent rounds of the MRISC breast cancer screening program for women with a familial or genetic predisposition
    Mieke Kriege
    The Rotterdam Family Cancer Clinic, Department of Medical Oncology, Erasmus MC Daniel den Hoed Cancer Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Cancer 106:2318-26. 2006
    ....
  87. pmc Health-related quality of life in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis after treatment: short-term effects after brace or surgical treatment
    Eveline M Bunge
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 16:83-9. 2007
    ..We conclude that short-term differences in HRQoL after treatment in adolescent patients with idiopathic scoliosis are negligible and cannot support preference of one treatment above the other...
  88. ncbi request reprint Selective screening for scoliosis
    Eveline M Bunge
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 445:277-8; author reply 278-9. 2006
  89. ncbi request reprint Screening for scoliosis: do we have indications for effectiveness?
    Eveline M Bunge
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Med Screen 13:29-33. 2006
    ..This study investigated whether patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis detected by screening are detected in an earlier stage of the clinical course, and whether these patients have better outcome than otherwise detected patients...
  90. ncbi request reprint Hereditary breast cancer growth rates and its impact on screening policy
    Madeleine M A Tilanus-Linthorst
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 41:1610-7. 2005
    ..It is recommended that the screening frequency should be adjusted according to a woman's age and a high-sensitive biannual test may be appropriate before the age of 40 years...
  91. ncbi request reprint Quality of life of children with language delays
    Heleen M E van Agt
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 14:1345-55. 2005
    ..These results provide additional evidence for the importance of monitoring the language development and its consequences during childhood...
  92. ncbi request reprint Internet versus paper mode of health and health behavior questionnaires in elementary schools: asthma and fruit as examples
    Resiti T Mangunkusumo
    J Sch Health 76:80-6. 2006
    ..Therefore, it is recommended to use Internet as a tool in health and health behavior research among children...
  93. ncbi request reprint Prostate cancer diagnosis: the impact on patients' mental health
    Ida J Korfage
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 42:165-70. 2006
    ..The methodological implication is that considering a post-diagnosis assessment as 'baseline' may lead to an underestimation of the patient's mental health...
  94. ncbi request reprint Seventy-five years is an appropriate upper age limit for population-based mammography screening
    Jacques Fracheboud
    Department of Public Health, NETB, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cancer 118:2020-5. 2006
    ..At present, 75 years of age can be regarded as an appropriate upper age limit for the Dutch programme...
  95. ncbi request reprint Gleason score, age and screening: modeling dedifferentiation in prostate cancer
    Gerrit Draisma
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cancer 119:2366-71. 2006
    ..Tumors dedifferentiate during the screen-detectable phase and consequently screening with PSA and early treatment can possibly prevent dedifferentiation...
  96. ncbi request reprint Overall and disease-specific survival of patients with screen-detected prostate cancer in the European randomized study of screening for prostate cancer, section Rotterdam
    Stijn H de Vries
    Department of Urology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Urol 51:366-74; discussion 374. 2007
    ....
  97. ncbi request reprint Risk of cardiovascular mortality in prostate cancer patients in the Rotterdam randomized screening trial
    Suzie J Otto
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Oncol 24:4184-9. 2006
    ....
  98. doi request reprint Estimating the effectiveness of screening for scoliosis: a case-control study
    Eveline M Bunge
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatrics 121:9-14. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that screening for scoliosis is effective in reducing the need for surgical treatment...
  99. ncbi request reprint A cluster-randomized trial of screening for language delay in toddlers: effects on school performance and language development at age 8
    Heleen M E van Agt
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatrics 120:1317-25. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to assess the effects of screening and early treatment of preschool children for language delay on language development and school performance at age 8...
  100. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in adolescents with wheezing attacks
    Ashna D Mohangoo
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Adolesc Health 41:464-71. 2007
    ....

Research Grants3

  1. A trial-based MISCAN model for prostate cancer
    Harry de Koning; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Finally the model will be used to identify optimal screening and treatment strategies. ..