P H Peeters

Summary

Affiliation: University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Phytoestrogens and breast cancer risk. Review of the epidemiological evidence
    P H M Peeters
    Julius Center for Health Studies and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 77:171-83. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Hypertension, antihypertensive drugs, and mortality from cancer among women
    P H Peeters
    Julius Center for Patient Oriented Research, Utrecht University, Medical School, Medical Hospital, The Netherlands
    J Hypertens 16:941-7. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Hypertension and breast cancer risk in a 19-year follow-up study (the DOM cohort). Diagnostic investigation into mammarian cancer
    P H Peeters
    Julius Center for Patient Oriented Research, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Hypertens 18:249-54. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Prospect-EPIC Utrecht: study design and characteristics of the cohort population. European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    L K Boker
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Epidemiol 17:1047-53. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of stereotactic large-core needle biopsy on diagnosis and surgical treatment of nonpalpable breast cancer
    H M Verkooijen
    Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Surg Oncol 27:244-9. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Cost comparison between stereotactic large-core-needle biopsy versus surgical excision biopsy in The Netherlands
    T Buijs-van der Woude
    Julius Center for General Practice and Patient Oriented Research, University Medical Center Utrecht, HP D01.335, PO Box 85500, 3508 GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 37:1736-45. 2001
  7. pmc Seventeen-year evaluation of breast cancer screening: the DOM project, The Netherlands. Diagnostisch Onderzoek (investigation) Mammacarcinoom
    G A Miltenburg
    Julius Centre for Patient Oriented Research, Medical School, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 78:962-5. 1998
  8. doi request reprint The value of 3.0Tesla diffusion-weighted MRI for pelvic nodal staging in patients with early stage cervical cancer
    W M Klerkx
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Medical Center Utrecht, Heidelberglaan 100, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 48:3414-21. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Determinants of circulating insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I and IGF binding proteins 1-3 in premenopausal women: physical activity and anthropometry (Netherlands)
    D W Voskuil
    Julius Center for Patient Oriented Research, Utrecht Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Cancer Causes Control 12:951-8. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for cancellation of stereotactic large core needle biopsy on a prone biopsy table
    H M Verkooijen
    Department of Surgery, Julius Center for Patient Oriented Research, University Medical Center Utrecht, PO Box 85500, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Br J Radiol 74:1007-12. 2001

Research Grants

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Publications60

  1. ncbi request reprint Phytoestrogens and breast cancer risk. Review of the epidemiological evidence
    P H M Peeters
    Julius Center for Health Studies and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 77:171-83. 2003
    ..None of them found protective effects. However, these prospective studies did not focus on 'age at consumption', which seems to be important based on results from dietary case control studies done so far...
  2. ncbi request reprint Hypertension, antihypertensive drugs, and mortality from cancer among women
    P H Peeters
    Julius Center for Patient Oriented Research, Utrecht University, Medical School, Medical Hospital, The Netherlands
    J Hypertens 16:941-7. 1998
    ..To investigate whether hypertension and the use of antihypertensive drugs are associated with mortality from cancer among women...
  3. ncbi request reprint Hypertension and breast cancer risk in a 19-year follow-up study (the DOM cohort). Diagnostic investigation into mammarian cancer
    P H Peeters
    Julius Center for Patient Oriented Research, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Hypertens 18:249-54. 2000
    ..To investigate whether hypertension and the use of anti-hypertensive drugs are associated with breast cancer risk...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prospect-EPIC Utrecht: study design and characteristics of the cohort population. European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    L K Boker
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Epidemiol 17:1047-53. 2001
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of stereotactic large-core needle biopsy on diagnosis and surgical treatment of nonpalpable breast cancer
    H M Verkooijen
    Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Surg Oncol 27:244-9. 2001
    ..In this prospective study, the impact of the introduction of this technique on diagnosis and surgical treatment of nonpalpable breast cancer was assessed in two hospitals in The Netherlands...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cost comparison between stereotactic large-core-needle biopsy versus surgical excision biopsy in The Netherlands
    T Buijs-van der Woude
    Julius Center for General Practice and Patient Oriented Research, University Medical Center Utrecht, HP D01.335, PO Box 85500, 3508 GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 37:1736-45. 2001
    ..Therefore, centralisation of stereotactic equipment for core-needle biopsies would be advisable from an economic perspective...
  7. pmc Seventeen-year evaluation of breast cancer screening: the DOM project, The Netherlands. Diagnostisch Onderzoek (investigation) Mammacarcinoom
    G A Miltenburg
    Julius Centre for Patient Oriented Research, Medical School, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 78:962-5. 1998
    ..Bias due to the study design may slightly overestimate the protective effect. A screening programme with a 2-yearly, or smaller, interval between successive screens will improve the protection of screening...
  8. doi request reprint The value of 3.0Tesla diffusion-weighted MRI for pelvic nodal staging in patients with early stage cervical cancer
    W M Klerkx
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Medical Center Utrecht, Heidelberglaan 100, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 48:3414-21. 2012
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Determinants of circulating insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I and IGF binding proteins 1-3 in premenopausal women: physical activity and anthropometry (Netherlands)
    D W Voskuil
    Julius Center for Patient Oriented Research, Utrecht Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Cancer Causes Control 12:951-8. 2001
    ..We did confirm that a lean body shape is associated with higher concentrations of IGFBP-1 and IGFBP-2, and possibly also with lower concentrations of IGF-I and IGFBP-3...
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for cancellation of stereotactic large core needle biopsy on a prone biopsy table
    H M Verkooijen
    Department of Surgery, Julius Center for Patient Oriented Research, University Medical Center Utrecht, PO Box 85500, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Br J Radiol 74:1007-12. 2001
    ..The risk of cancellation of the stereotacic biopsy procedure is considerable in cases of very dense breast tissue or the presence of multiple risk factors...
  11. ncbi request reprint Consumption of dairy products in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohort: data from 35 955 24-hour dietary recalls in 10 European countries
    A Hjartåker
    Section of Medical Statistics, University of Oslo, PO Box 1122, Blindern, N 0317 Norway
    Public Health Nutr 5:1259-71. 2002
    ..To describe and compare the consumption of dairy products in cohorts included in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Increase in breast size after menopause: prevalence and determinants
    I Den Tonkelaar
    International Health Foundation, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Maturitas 48:51-7. 2004
    ..To determine the prevalence and determinants of increases in breast size after menopause...
  13. pmc Urinary endogenous sex hormone levels in postmenopausal women after caloric restriction in young adulthood
    S G Elias
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center, PO Box 85500, Utrecht 3508 GA, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 90:115-7. 2004
    ..Urinary sex hormone concentrations showed modest elevations with increasing famine exposure. Effects were absent in parous women, but more pronounced in women who had never given birth...
  14. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility over time of measurements of androgens, estrogens and hydroxy estrogens in urine samples from post-menopausal women
    S Rinaldi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Hormones and Cancer Group, 69372 Lyon, France
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:417-24. 2003
    ..85), acceptable for E2, E1 and ADIOL (r > 0.55), but low for 2(OH)-E, 16alpha(OH)-E1 and their ratio (r < 0.46). The adjustment for creatinine concentrations did not increase these correlations...
  15. pmc Urinary endogenous sex hormone levels and the risk of postmenopausal breast cancer
    N C Onland-Moret
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Room D 01 335, PO Box 85500, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 88:1394-9. 2003
    ..0-2.3; IRR(testosterone)=1.6, 95% CI: 1.0-2.4; IRR(5alpha-androstane-3alpha, 17beta-diol)=1.7, 95% CI: 1.1-2.7). In conclusion, women with higher excretion levels of both oestrogens and androgens have an increased risk of breast cancer...
  16. ncbi request reprint Postmenopausal serum androgens, oestrogens and breast cancer risk: the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    R Kaaks
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Endocr Relat Cancer 12:1071-82. 2005
    ..The results from this study caution against the use of DHEA(S), or other androgens, for postmenopausal androgen replacement therapy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Patterns of alcohol consumption in 10 European countries participating in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) project
    S Sieri
    Epidemiology Unit, National Cancer Institute, Via Venezian 1, 20133 Milan, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 5:1287-96. 2002
    ..These centres, in 10 European countries, are characterised by widely differing drinking habits and frequencies of alcohol-related diseases...
  18. ncbi request reprint Heritable aspects of dysplastic breast glandular tissue (DY)
    G Haars
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Stratenum, Universiteitsweg 100, 3584 CG Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 87:149-56. 2004
    ..These result indicate a substantial genetic influence on DY, but with a possible modifying ability of other factors, such as parity...
  19. ncbi request reprint Age at menarche in relation to adult height: the EPIC study
    N C Onland-Moret
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Am J Epidemiol 162:623-32. 2005
    ..13-0.50 cm). Based on time trends, more recent birth cohorts have their menarche earlier and grow taller. However, women with earlier menarche reach a shorter adult height compared with women who have menarche at a later age...
  20. ncbi request reprint Plasma carotenoids as biomarkers of intake of fruits and vegetables: ecological-level correlations in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    W K Al-Delaimy
    Nutrition and Hormones Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:1397-408. 2005
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint IGF-I, IGFBP-3 and breast cancer risk in women: The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    S Rinaldi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon, Cedex 08, France
    Endocr Relat Cancer 13:593-605. 2006
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Diet, serum insulin-like growth factor-I and IGF-binding protein-3 in European women
    T Norat
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:91-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship of diet with serum insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) and IGF-binding protein-3 in women...
  23. ncbi request reprint HFE mutations and risk of coronary heart disease in middle-aged women
    D L van der A
    University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Invest 36:682-90. 2006
    ..We used data of a cohort of 15 236 Dutch middle-aged women to investigate whether C282Y carriers and H63D carriers are at increased risk of coronary heart disease compared with non-carriers...
  24. ncbi request reprint Risk of acute ischemic heart disease in postmenopausal women depends on von Willebrand factor and fibrinogen concentrations, and blood group genotype
    M Roest
    J Thromb Haemost 5:189-91. 2007
  25. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy, mammography screening and changing age-specific incidence rates of breast cancer: an ecological study comparing two European populations
    H M Verkooijen
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, Geneva University, 55 Boulevard de la Cluse, Geneva 1205, Switzerland
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 107:389-95. 2008
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Cytokine gene polymorphisms and the risk of adenocarcinoma of the stomach in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition (EPIC-EURGAST)
    J B A Crusius
    Laboratory of Immunogenetics, Department of Pathology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Oncol 19:1894-902. 2008
    ..The relative contribution to gastric cancer (GC) risk of variants in genes that determine the inflammatory response remains mostly unknown and results from genotyping studies are inconsistent...
  27. ncbi request reprint Consumption of added fats and oils in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) centres across 10 European countries as assessed by 24-hour dietary recalls
    J Linseisen
    Unit of Human Nutrition and Cancer Prevention, Technical University of Munich, Alte Akademie 16, D 85350 Freising Weihenstephan, Germany
    Public Health Nutr 5:1227-42. 2002
    ..To evaluate the consumption of added fats and oils across the European centres and countries participating in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Soy product consumption in 10 European countries: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study
    L Keinan-Boker
    Julius Center for General Practice and Patient Oriented Research, DO1 335, University Medical Centre Utrecht UMCU, PO Box 85500, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 5:1217-26. 2002
    ..A subsidiary aim was to characterise the pattern of soy consumption among a sub-group of participants with a habitual health-conscious lifestyle (HHL), i.e. non-meat eaters who are fish eaters, vegetarians and vegans...
  29. ncbi request reprint The 1944-1945 Dutch famine and age at natural menopause--the value and validity of individual exposure assessment
    S G Elias
    Julius Center for General Practice and Patient Oriented Research, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    IARC Sci Publ 156:311-3. 2002
  30. ncbi request reprint Consumption of soy products in 10 European countries
    Boker L Keinan
    Julius Center for General Practice and Patient Oriented Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    IARC Sci Publ 156:105-8. 2002
  31. ncbi request reprint Consumption of soy products among European consumers of a health-conscious diet
    Boker L Keinan
    Julius Center for General Practice and Patient Oriented Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    IARC Sci Publ 156:109-12. 2002
  32. ncbi request reprint Age at menarche in relation to adult height in the EPIC cohort
    N C Moret
    Julius Center for General Practice and Patient Oriented Research, UMC Utrecht, The Netherlands
    IARC Sci Publ 156:307-9. 2002
  33. ncbi request reprint Phytoestrogens and breast cancer risk: review of the epidemiological evidence
    P H M Peeters
    Julius Center for General Practice and Patient Oriented Research, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    IARC Sci Publ 156:331-6. 2002
  34. ncbi request reprint Age at exposure to the Dutch famine of 1944-1945 has opposing effects on adult mammographic density (DY); a study in the DOM cohort
    P A H van Noord
    Julius Center for General Practice and Patient Oriented Research, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    IARC Sci Publ 156:541-2. 2002
  35. ncbi request reprint Cooking of meat and fish in Europe--results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    S Rohrmann
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:1216-30. 2002
    ..Since data on food cooking methods are scarce, the aim of this study was to describe the variation in meat and fish cooking methods in different parts of Europe...
  36. ncbi request reprint European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC): study populations and data collection
    E Riboli
    Unit of Nutrition and Cancer, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Public Health Nutr 5:1113-24. 2002
    ..The present paper provides a description of the EPIC study, with the aim of simplifying reference to it in future papers reporting substantive or methodological studies carried out in the EPIC cohort...
  37. ncbi request reprint Food sources of carbohydrates in a European cohort of adults
    E Wirfalt
    Department of Medicine, Lund University, Malmo, SE 20502 Sweden
    Public Health Nutr 5:1197-215. 2002
    ..To describe the average consumption of carbohydrate-providing food groups among study centres of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Trends in self-reported past alcoholic beverage consumption and ethanol intake from 1950 to 1995 observed in eight European countries participating in the European Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    K Klipstein-Grobusch
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, D 14558 Potsdam Rehbrücke, Germany
    Public Health Nutr 5:1297-310. 2002
    ..To describe the trends of self-reported past consumption of alcoholic beverages and ethanol intake from 1950 to 1995 within the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...
  39. ncbi request reprint European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) calibration study: rationale, design and population characteristics
    N Slimani
    Unit of Nutrition and Cancer, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Public Health Nutr 5:1125-45. 2002
    ..The overall results suggest that, after adjustment for age, dietary intakes estimated from calibration samples can reasonably be interpreted as representative of the main cohorts in most of the EPIC centres...
  40. ncbi request reprint Consumption of vegetables, fruit and other plant foods in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohorts from 10 European countries
    A Agudo
    Department of Epidemiology, Catalan Institute of Oncology ICO, 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Public Health Nutr 5:1179-96. 2002
    ..To describe and compare the consumption of the main groups and sub-groups of vegetables and fruits (V&F) in men and women from the centres participating in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Interobserver variability between general and expert pathologists during the histopathological assessment of large-core needle and open biopsies of non-palpable breast lesions
    H M Verkooijen
    Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 39:2187-91. 2003
    ..Additionally, the risk of benign/malignant inconsistencies between general pathologists and experts was approximately 1 in 55 for both needle and open biopsies...
  42. ncbi request reprint Reliability of biomarkers of iron status, blood lipids, oxidative stress, vitamin D, C-reactive protein and fructosamine in two Dutch cohorts
    W K Al-Delaimy
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Biomarkers 11:370-82. 2006
    ..With the exception of a few gender-specific differences, most of the 20 biomarkers performed well and can be considered to have sufficient reliability to be used in future cohort studies...
  43. ncbi request reprint Physical activity of subjects aged 50-64 years involved in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    M Haftenberger
    German Institute of Human Nutrition, Department of Epidemiology, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, D 14558 Potsdam Rehbrücke, Germany
    Public Health Nutr 5:1163-76. 2002
    ..To describe physical activity of participants in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic large core needle biopsy for all nonpalpable breast lesions?
    L E Hoorntje
    Department of Surgery, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 73:177-82. 2002
    ..We studied differences in cancer prevalence between a group of women referred through the national screening program and a non-screening group, and assessed whether the validity of SLCNB differed between these groups...
  45. ncbi request reprint The EPIC nutrient database project (ENDB): a first attempt to standardize nutrient databases across the 10 European countries participating in the EPIC study
    N Slimani
    Nutrition and Hormones Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:1037-56. 2007
    ..This was required because there is currently no European reference NDB available...
  46. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing non-palpable breast disease: short-term impact on quality of life of large-core needle biopsy versus open breast biopsy
    H M Verkooijen
    Department of Surgery, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Surg Oncol 10:177-81. 2002
    ..In this prospective study, the quality of life of patients undergoing large-core needle biopsy was compared with that of patients undergoing open breast biopsy prior to learning the definitive diagnosis...
  47. doi request reprint Relationship of serum antimüllerian hormone concentration to age at menopause
    J van Disseldorp
    University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:2129-34. 2008
    ..However, AMH, unlike antral follicle counts, has not been tested as yet as a predictor of reproductive status. By relating AMH levels to the age distribution of reproductive events like onset of menopause, we tested this hypothesis...
  48. ncbi request reprint Introduction of sentinel node biopsy and stage migration of breast cancer
    M van der Heiden-van der Loo
    Comprehensive Cancer Centre Middle Netherlands, Postbus 19079, 3501 DB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Surg Oncol 32:710-4. 2006
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint [Stereotactic large core needle biopsy for the diagnosis of nonpalpable breast lesions: reliable without additional excision biopsy]
    L E Hoorntje
    afd Heelkunde, Universitair Medisch Centrum Utrecht, Postbus 85 500, 3508 GA Utrecht
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:868-73. 2003
    ..To determine the reliability of stereotactic large core needle biopsy (SLCNB) in the diagnostic work-up of suspected carcinomatous non-palpable breast lesions...
  50. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, waist circumference and waist-hip ratio and serum levels of IGF-I and IGFBP-3 in European women
    I T Gram
    Institute of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1623-31. 2006
    ..To examine the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and waist-hip ratio (WHR) with serum levels of insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I), and its binding protein (IGFBP)-3...
  51. pmc Diagnostic accuracy for different strategies of image-guided breast intervention in cases of nonpalpable breast lesions
    R M Pijnappel
    Department of Radiology, Martini Hospital, locatie Van Swieten, PO Box 30033, 9700 RM Groningen, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 90:595-600. 2004
    ..Ultrasound-guided intervention can be performed in a large percentage of nonpalpable lesions. Lesions consisting only of microcalcifications on mammography need special attention...
  52. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of mammographic classifications for non-palpable suspect lesions with microcalcifications
    R M Pijnappel
    Department of Radiology, Martini Hospital, locatie Van Swieten, PO Box 30033, 9700 RM Groningen, The Netherlands
    Br J Radiol 77:312-4. 2004
    ..The clinical management (follow-up or biopsy) of non-palpable lesions consisting of microcalcifications depending upon radiological classification in the groups BI-RADS 3 (follow-up) and BI-RADS 4 (biopsy) is therefore debatable...
  53. pmc Total and cause specific mortality among Swedish women with cosmetic breast implants: prospective study
    V C M Koot
    Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre, Box 85500, 3508 GA Utrecht, Netherlands
    BMJ 326:527-8. 2003
  54. ncbi request reprint Warthin's tumour and smoking
    J A de Ru
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, Netherlands
    B-ENT 1:63-6. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to confirm earlier findings in the literature concerning a possible association between smoking and the development of a Warthin's tumour...
  55. ncbi request reprint Vacuum-assisted breast biopsy: a critical review
    L E Hoorntje
    Department of Surgery, University Medical Center, Heidelberglaan 100, 3584 CX Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 39:1676-83. 2003
    ..The results of this review indicate that vacuum-assisted biopsy can decrease the high-risk and DCIS underestimate rates, but it is unclear whether it can also decrease the miss-rates of cancer...
  56. ncbi request reprint Overweight, obesity and fat distribution in 50- to 64-year-old participants in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    M Haftenberger
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, D 14558 Potsdam Rehbrücke, Germany
    Public Health Nutr 5:1147-62. 2002
    ..To describe anthropometric characteristics of participants of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...
  57. ncbi request reprint Plasma carotenoids as biomarkers of intake of fruits and vegetables: individual-level correlations in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    W K Al-Delaimy
    International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC WHO, Lyon, France
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:1387-96. 2005
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic strategies in non-palpable breast lesions
    R M Pijnappel
    Department of Radiology, Martini Hospital, locatie Van Swieten, PO Box 30033, 9700 RM, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 38:550-5. 2002
    ..These figures obtained from routine daily practice show the importance of protocols in order to standardise diagnostic procedures and prevent unnecessary surgery...
  59. pmc Polymorphisms of genes coding for insulin-like growth factor 1 and its major binding proteins, circulating levels of IGF-I and IGFBP-3 and breast cancer risk: results from the EPIC study
    F Canzian
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Br J Cancer 94:299-307. 2006
    ..Common genetic variation in these candidate genes does not play a major role in altering breast cancer risk in Caucasians...
  60. ncbi request reprint Relationship of alcohol intake and sex steroid concentrations in blood in pre- and post-menopausal women: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    S Rinaldi
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372, Lyon Cedex, France
    Cancer Causes Control 17:1033-43. 2006
    ....

Research Grants1

  1. Variations in plasma phytoestrogen levels in Europe
    Petra Peeters; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This pilot study will determine whether the variation of phytoestrogen concentrations in the European EPIC population is sufficient to justify further large-scale prospective nested case-control studies. ..