Anne Tjønneland

Summary

Affiliation: Danish Cancer Society
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. ncbi Psychosocial aspects of lung cancer
    Kathrine Carlsen
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Lung Cancer 47:293-300. 2005
  2. doi Risk for unemployment of cancer survivors: A Danish cohort study
    Kathrine Carlsen
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer 44:1866-74. 2008
  3. doi Cancer and the risk for taking early retirement pension: a Danish cohort study
    Kathrine Carlsen
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 36:117-25. 2008
  4. doi Social inequality and incidence of and survival from breast cancer in a population-based study in Denmark, 1994-2003
    Kathrine Carlsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer 44:1996-2002. 2008
  5. ncbi Are cancer survivors at an increased risk for divorce? A Danish cohort study
    Kathrine Carlsen
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer 43:2093-9. 2007
  6. doi Lifestyle, environmental, and genetic predictors of bulky DNA adducts in a study population nested within a prospective Danish cohort
    Kirsten Thorup Eriksen
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 73:583-95. 2010
  7. doi Stratification for smoking in case-cohort studies of genetic polymorphisms and lung cancer
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Lung Cancer 63:335-40. 2009
  8. ncbi No association between OGG1 Ser326Cys polymorphism and breast cancer risk
    Ulla Vogel
    National Institute of Occupational Health, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:170-1. 2003
  9. doi Stroke and long-term exposure to outdoor air pollution from nitrogen dioxide: a cohort study
    Zorana J Andersen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Stroke 43:320-5. 2012
  10. doi Intake of dietary fiber, especially from cereal foods, is associated with lower incidence of colon cancer in the HELGA cohort
    Louise Hansen
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 131:469-78. 2012

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  1. ncbi Psychosocial aspects of lung cancer
    Kathrine Carlsen
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Lung Cancer 47:293-300. 2005
    ..Lung cancer is one of the commonest cancers in the industrialised world, and persons with this grave disease must deal not only with the physical effects but also with the psychosocial aspects...
  2. doi Risk for unemployment of cancer survivors: A Danish cohort study
    Kathrine Carlsen
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer 44:1866-74. 2008
    ..To investigate whether cancer survivors are at an increased risk for unemployment after cancer...
  3. doi Cancer and the risk for taking early retirement pension: a Danish cohort study
    Kathrine Carlsen
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 36:117-25. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the risk for taking early retirement pension (ERP) in cancer survivors who were working at the time of diagnosis...
  4. doi Social inequality and incidence of and survival from breast cancer in a population-based study in Denmark, 1994-2003
    Kathrine Carlsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer 44:1996-2002. 2008
    ..Whilst the relative 5-year survival after breast cancer was high (79%), there was significantly poorer relative survival amongst less advantaged and single women...
  5. ncbi Are cancer survivors at an increased risk for divorce? A Danish cohort study
    Kathrine Carlsen
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer 43:2093-9. 2007
    ..06; 95% confidence interval (CI), 1.0;1.1 and RR, 0.98; 95% CI, 0.9;1.0 for women and men, respectively). This finding shows that cancer survivors need not have unnecessary fears for their marriage...
  6. doi Lifestyle, environmental, and genetic predictors of bulky DNA adducts in a study population nested within a prospective Danish cohort
    Kirsten Thorup Eriksen
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 73:583-95. 2010
    ..Overall, our study showed only few associations between dietary, environmental, and genetic factors and levels of bulky DNA adducts measured in peripheral leukocytes in a general Danish population...
  7. doi Stratification for smoking in case-cohort studies of genetic polymorphisms and lung cancer
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Lung Cancer 63:335-40. 2009
    ..Stratification for smoking seems to be advantageous in case-cohort studies of genetic polymorphisms and lung cancer...
  8. ncbi No association between OGG1 Ser326Cys polymorphism and breast cancer risk
    Ulla Vogel
    National Institute of Occupational Health, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:170-1. 2003
  9. doi Stroke and long-term exposure to outdoor air pollution from nitrogen dioxide: a cohort study
    Zorana J Andersen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Stroke 43:320-5. 2012
    ..We examined the association between long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution and incident and fatal stroke in a prospective cohort study...
  10. doi Intake of dietary fiber, especially from cereal foods, is associated with lower incidence of colon cancer in the HELGA cohort
    Louise Hansen
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 131:469-78. 2012
    ..97 (0.93-1.00). No clear associations were seen for rectal cancer. Our data indicate a protective role of total and cereal fiber intake, particularly from cereal foods with high fiber content, in the prevention of colon cancer...
  11. pmc Long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution associated with blood pressure and self-reported hypertension in a Danish cohort
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Health Perspect 120:418-24. 2012
    ....
  12. ncbi Body composition and breast cancer in postmenopausal women: a Danish prospective cohort study
    Lene Mellemkjaer
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1854-62. 2006
    ..To assess the importance of body fat mass (BFM) and fat free mass (FFM) for the established positive association between BMI and breast cancer among post-menopausal women...
  13. doi GPX1 Pro(198)Leu polymorphism, erythrocyte GPX activity, interaction with alcohol consumption and smoking, and risk of colorectal cancer
    Rikke Dalgaard Hansen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Mutat Res 664:13-9. 2009
    ..Our results indicate that lifestyle-related oxidative stress may be a risk factor for colorectal cancer among subjects with a lowered defence...
  14. doi Whole grain, dietary fiber, and incidence of endometrial cancer in a Danish cohort study
    Julie Aarestrup
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Nutr Cancer 64:1160-8. 2012
    ..Of the 24,418 women included as cohort members, 217 had a diagnosis of endometrial cancer. No clear associations were found between intake of whole grains or dietary fiber and the incidence of endometrial cancer...
  15. doi Adherence to a healthy Nordic food index is associated with a lower incidence of colorectal cancer in women: the Diet, Cancer and Health cohort study
    Cecilie Kyrø
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Br J Nutr 109:920-7. 2013
    ....
  16. pmc Air pollution from traffic and cancer incidence: a Danish cohort study
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Health 10:67. 2011
    ..Our aim was to investigate whether air pollution from traffic is associated with risk for other cancers than lung cancer...
  17. ncbi Micronutrient intake and breast cancer characteristics among postmenopausal women
    Nina Roswall
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 19:360-5. 2010
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  18. ncbi Interactions between GSTM1, GSTT1 and GSTP1 polymorphisms and smoking and intake of fruit and vegetables in relation to lung cancer
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Lung Cancer 55:137-44. 2007
    ..There were no significant interactions between the GST polymorphisms and smoking...
  19. ncbi Intake of vitamins A, C, and E from diet and supplements and breast cancer in postmenopausal women
    Stine B Nissen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 14:695-704. 2003
    ..We examined how the breast cancer incidence rate among postmenopausal women was related to intake of vitamins A, C, and E from diet and supplements...
  20. ncbi No association between GPX Pro198Leu and risk of basal cell carcinoma
    Ulla Vogel
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1412-3. 2004
  21. ncbi Meat consumption, N-acetyl transferase 1 and 2 polymorphism and risk of breast cancer in Danish postmenopausal women
    Rikke Egeberg
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:39-47. 2008
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  22. ncbi Plasma enterolactone and breast cancer incidence by estrogen receptor status
    Anja Olsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:2084-9. 2004
    ..In accordance with earlier research, we found a tendency toward a lower risk for breast cancer with higher concentrations of enterolactone, which was restricted almost entirely to ERalpha-negative breast cancer...
  23. doi Intake of wholegrain products is associated with dietary, lifestyle, anthropometric and socio-economic factors in Denmark
    Rikke Egeberg
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Public Health Nutr 12:1519-30. 2009
    ..To evaluate the association between wholegrain products intake and other dietary, lifestyle, anthropometric and socio-economic factors...
  24. ncbi Polymorphisms in nucleotide excision repair genes, smoking and intake of fruit and vegetables in relation to lung cancer
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Lung Cancer 59:171-9. 2008
    ..The incidence rate ratio for lung cancer was 0.60 (95% confidence interval: 0.43-0.84; p=0.003) per 50% increase in fruit intake. No convincing interactions were detected between the polymorphisms and smoking...
  25. doi Micronutrient intake and risk of urothelial carcinoma in a prospective Danish cohort
    Nina Roswall
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur Urol 56:764-70. 2009
    ..So far, however, results from the few epidemiological studies on the relation have been inconsistent, with no clear associations found...
  26. ncbi Gene-environment interactions between smoking and a haplotype of RAI, ASE-1 and ERCC1 polymorphisms among women in relation to risk of lung cancer in a population-based study
    Ulla Vogel
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Lett 247:159-65. 2007
    ..At high smoking intensity (>20g tobacco/day), there was only additional risk of smoking intensity among women who were homozygous carriers of the haplotype (IRR=2.03; 95% CI: 1.10-3.73 per 5 additional g tobacco/day)...
  27. doi Plasma alkylresorcinol concentrations, biomarkers of whole-grain wheat and rye intake, in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohort
    Cecilie Kyrø
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Strandboulevarden 49, Copenhagen Ø 2100, Denmark
    Br J Nutr 111:1881-90. 2014
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  28. pmc Plasma alkylresorcinols, biomarkers of whole-grain wheat and rye intake, and incidence of colorectal cancer
    Cecilie Kyrø
    Affiliations of authors Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark CK, AO, JC, AT Department of Food Science, Biocenter, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden RL, PÅ Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway GS, EW, TB, LAÅ Department of Public Health, Section of Environmental Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark SL Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology ML, VKD, PDS, BB and Department of Epidemiology, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care PHP, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands Molecular Epidemiology Group, Max Delbrueck Center for Molecular Medicine Berlin Buch, Berlin, Germany TP Department of Public Health, Section of Epidemiology, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark KO Inserm, Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health CESP
    J Natl Cancer Inst 106:djt352. 2014
    ..Because whole-grain intake estimation might be prone to measurement errors, more objective measures (eg, biomarkers) could assist in investigating such associations...
  29. ncbi Fish intake is positively associated with breast cancer incidence rate
    Connie Stripp
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Nutr 133:3664-9. 2003
    ..In conclusion, this study showed that higher intakes of fish were significantly associated with higher incidence rates of breast cancer. The association was present only for development of ER+ breast cancer...
  30. pmc Traffic air pollution and mortality from cardiovascular disease and all causes: a Danish cohort study
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Health 11:60. 2012
    ..Traffic air pollution has been linked to cardiovascular mortality, which might be due to co-exposure to road traffic noise. Further, personal and lifestyle characteristics might modify any association...
  31. doi Mortality among participants and non-participants in a prospective cohort study
    Signe Benzon Larsen
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 27:837-45. 2012
    ..Clear differences in mortality from all investigated causes of death were found between participants and non-participants, which persisted after up to 15 years of follow-up. Socioeconomic position had little effect on this result...
  32. ncbi OGG1 expression and OGG1 Ser326Cys polymorphism and risk of lung cancer in a prospective study
    Lotte Hatt
    Institute of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Mutat Res 639:45-54. 2008
    ..The results suggest that OGG1 mRNA levels should be regarded as a biomarker of exposure to oxidative stress with induction of DNA rather than a marker of inborn DNA repair capacity...
  33. doi Intake of whole grain products and risk of breast cancer by hormone receptor status and histology among postmenopausal women
    Rikke Egeberg
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 124:745-50. 2009
    ..In conclusion, intake of whole grain products was not associated with risk of breast cancer in a cohort of Danish postmenopausal women...
  34. doi Plasma enterolactone and risk of colon and rectal cancer in a case-cohort study of Danish men and women
    Nina Føns Johnsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 21:153-62. 2010
    ..74 (1.25-2.44)]. Exclusion of antibiotics users strengthened the results slightly. In conclusion, with higher enterolactone levels, we found lower risk of colon cancer among women and higher risk of rectal cancer among men...
  35. ncbi No association between the DNA repair gene XRCC3 T241M polymorphism and risk of skin cancer and breast cancer
    Nicklas Raun Jacobsen
    National Institute of Occupational Health, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:584-5. 2003
  36. doi Plasma enterolactone and incidence of endometrial cancer in a case-cohort study of Danish women
    Julie Aarestrup
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Br J Nutr 109:2269-75. 2013
    ..Menopausal status, hormone replacement therapy or BMI did not modify the association. In conclusion, we found some support for a possible inverse association between plasma enterolactone concentration and endometrial cancer incidence...
  37. pmc Diabetes incidence and long-term exposure to air pollution: a cohort study
    Zorana J Andersen
    1Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Diabetes Care 35:92-8. 2012
    ..We studied the association between long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution and incidence of diabetes...
  38. doi Association between 8-oxo-7,8-dihydroguanine excretion and risk of lung cancer in a prospective study
    Steffen Loft
    Department of Public Health, Section of Environmental Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Free Radic Biol Med 52:167-72. 2012
    ..14 (0.98-1.34) among subjects homozygous for Cys326. The association between urinary 8-oxoGua excretion and lung cancer risk among former and never-smokers suggests that oxidative stress with damage to DNA is important in this group...
  39. pmc Exposure to road traffic and railway noise and associations with blood pressure and self-reported hypertension: a cohort study
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Health 10:92. 2011
    ..Epidemiological studies suggest that long-term exposure to transport noise increases the risk for cardiovascular disorders. The effect of transport noise on blood pressure and hypertension is uncertain...
  40. doi Polymorphisms of glutathione S-transferase A1 and O1 and breast cancer among postmenopausal Danish women
    Anja Olsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Aalborg, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:225-9. 2008
    ..The finding of a higher risk with this genotype is in accordance with the only previous study. Further research is needed to confirm the finding...
  41. ncbi Interactions between the OGG1 Ser326Cys polymorphism and intake of fruit and vegetables in relation to lung cancer
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Free Radic Res 40:885-91. 2006
    ..The same tendency was seen in relation to intake of fruit. There were no statistically significant interactions between the OGG1 polymorphism and smoking...
  42. pmc Lung cancer incidence and long-term exposure to air pollution from traffic
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Health Perspect 119:860-5. 2011
    ..Previous studies have shown associations between air pollution and risk for lung cancer...
  43. ncbi No association between OGG1 Ser326Cys and risk of basal cell carcinoma
    Ulla Vogel
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1680-1. 2004
  44. doi Associations between red meat and risks for colon and rectal cancer depend on the type of red meat consumed
    Rikke Egeberg
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Nutr 143:464-72. 2013
    ..99)] but not rectal cancer. Substitution of poultry for red meat did not reduce either risk. This study suggests that the risks for colon cancer and potentially for rectal cancer differ according to the specific red meat subtype consumed...
  45. doi Predictors of adipose tissue concentrations of organochlorine pesticides in a general Danish population
    Elvira V Bräuner
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 22:52-9. 2012
    ..Single determinants varied among the individual compounds, even within related chlordane residues, suggesting that organochlorine pesticides should not be treated as a homogenous group...
  46. doi Socioeconomic position and lifestyle in relation to breast cancer incidence among postmenopausal women: a prospective cohort study, Denmark, 1993-2006
    Signe Benzon Larsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol 35:438-41. 2011
    ..We investigated whether differences in exposure to certain risk factors contribute to this gradient, as measured from education, income and occupation...
  47. doi Intake of whole grains in Scandinavia is associated with healthy lifestyle, socio-economic and dietary factors
    Cecilie Kyrø
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Public Health Nutr 14:1787-95. 2011
    ..To identify the dietary, lifestyle and socio-economic factors associated with the intake of whole grains (WG) in Norway, Sweden and Denmark...
  48. ncbi Prospective study of interaction between alcohol, NSAID use and polymorphisms in genes involved in the inflammatory response in relation to risk of colorectal cancer
    Ulla Vogel
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Mutat Res 624:88-100. 2007
    ..02). Moreover, an interaction between DLG5 R30Q and NSAID use was found (P for interaction=0.02). Our results do not suggest that inborn variations in the inflammatory response play any major role in risk of colorectal cancer...
  49. ncbi Physical activity and risk of colon cancer in a cohort of Danish middle-aged men and women
    Nina Føns Johnsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:877-84. 2006
    ..To investigate the effects of occupational activity and leisure time activity on incident colon cancer risk in a Danish middle-aged population...
  50. doi Prospective study of NAT1 and NAT2 polymorphisms, tobacco smoking and meat consumption and risk of colorectal cancer
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Lett 266:186-93. 2008
    ..However, smoking intensity increased CRC risk among carriers of both NAT1 and NAT2 fast. This indicates that N-acetylator status affects the relationship between smoking and CRC risk...
  51. ncbi Tobacco smoke and bladder cancer--in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Bine Kjøller Bjerregaard
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 119:2412-6. 2006
    ....
  52. doi Intake of whole grain in Scandinavia: intake, sources and compliance with new national recommendations
    Cecilie Kyrø
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 40:76-84. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to describe the intake of whole grain (WG) in Norway, Sweden and Denmark, and to investigate what proportion of the study population that met the new WG recommendation (75 g WG/day per 10 MJ)...
  53. doi Long-term exposure to air pollution and asthma hospitalisations in older adults: a cohort study
    Zorana Jovanovic Andersen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, Copenhagen 2100, Denmark
    Thorax 67:6-11. 2012
    ..Exposure to air pollution in early life contributes to the burden of childhood asthma, but it is not clear whether long-term exposure to air pollution can lead to asthma onset or progression in adulthood...
  54. doi Dietary predictors of 5-year changes in waist circumference
    Jytte Halkjaer
    Danish Cancer Society Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:1356-66. 2009
    ....
  55. doi Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution: a cohort study
    Zorana J Andersen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:455-61. 2011
    ..Short-term exposure to air pollution has been associated with exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), whereas the role of long-term exposures on the development of COPD is not yet fully understood...
  56. ncbi Study design, exposure variables, and socioeconomic determinants of participation in Diet, Cancer and Health: a population-based prospective cohort study of 57,053 men and women in Denmark
    Anne Tjønneland
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 35:432-41. 2007
    ..The aims of this paper are to give a description of the study design, measurement procedures, and differences between participants and non-participants with special reference to socioeconomic characteristics...
  57. doi Source-specific effects of micronutrients in lung cancer prevention
    Nina Roswall
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Lung Cancer 67:275-81. 2010
    ..Future studies on micronutrients and lung cancer should take source into account...
  58. ncbi Bulky DNA adducts as risk indicator of lung cancer in a Danish case-cohort study
    Helle Bak
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 118:1618-22. 2006
    ..Our results indicate that bulky DNA adducts may have a weak association with lung cancer risk...
  59. pmc Association of adherence to lifestyle recommendations and risk of colorectal cancer: a prospective Danish cohort study
    Helene Kirkegaard
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    BMJ 341:c5504. 2010
    ....
  60. ncbi Lifetime alcohol consumption and postmenopausal breast cancer rate in Denmark: a prospective cohort study
    Anne Tjønneland
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Nutr 134:173-8. 2004
    ..Our results suggest that baseline intake of alcohol is a more important determinant of postmenopausal breast cancer risk than earlier lifetime exposure...
  61. doi Prostate cancer in Denmark 1978-2009--trends in incidence and mortality
    Malene Outzen
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 52:831-6. 2013
    ..This register study aimed to investigate the trends in PC incidence and mortality in Denmark 1978-2009 with special focus on the recent 15 years...
  62. pmc Educational differences in postmenopausal breast cancer--quantifying indirect effects through health behaviors, body mass index and reproductive patterns
    Ulla Arthur Hvidtfeldt
    Social Medicine Section, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 8:e78690. 2013
    ..Women of high educational level may be more vulnerable to physical inactivity compared to women of low educational level. ..
  63. doi Exposure to road traffic and railway noise and postmenopausal breast cancer: A cohort study
    Mette Sørensen
    Danish Cancer Society Research Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 134:2691-8. 2014
    ..As the first study on traffic noise and breast cancer results should be treated with caution...
  64. pmc Baseline prostate-specific antigen measurements and subsequent prostate cancer risk in the Danish Diet, Cancer and Health cohort
    Signe Benzon Larsen
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer 49:3041-8. 2013
    ..Early screening of men for PSA may serve to stratify the male population by risk of future clinical prostate cancer...
  65. doi Serum estrogen and SHBG levels and breast cancer incidence among users and never users of hormone replacement therapy
    Anne Mette Lund Würtz
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 23:1711-20. 2012
    ..Levels of endogenous estrogen and SHBG are associated with risk of breast cancer among women who have never used hormone replacement therapy (HRT). We investigated these associations in both never and baseline users of HRT...
  66. pmc Association between plasma PFOA and PFOS levels and total cholesterol in a middle-aged Danish population
    Kirsten T Eriksen
    Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 8:e56969. 2013
    ....
  67. pmc A prospective study of organochlorines in adipose tissue and risk of non‑Hodgkin lymphoma
    Elvira Vaclavik Bräuner
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Health Perspect 120:105-11. 2012
    ..Exposure to organochlorines has been examined as a potential risk factor for non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), with inconsistent results that may be related to limited statistical power or to imprecise exposure measurements...
  68. doi Aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and risk of colorectal cancer: a Danish cohort study
    Søren Friis
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 20:731-40. 2009
    ..We examined this issue in the Danish Diet, Cancer, and Health Study...
  69. ncbi Genetic polymorphisms in CYP1B1, GSTA1, NQO1 and NAT2 and the risk of lung cancer
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen O, Denmark
    Cancer Lett 221:185-90. 2005
    ..The NAT2 fast acetylator genotype seemed to be protective against lung cancer in light smokers (< or =20 cigarettes/day) and not among heavy smokers (>20 cigarettes/day)...
  70. doi Influence of lifestyle aspects on the association of body size and shape with all-cause mortality in middle-aged men and women
    Janne Bigaard
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Obes Facts 3:252-60. 2010
    ..Waist circumference, BMI and hip circumference are differentially associated with mortality. We investigated the potential influence of selected lifestyle aspects such as smoking, alcohol intake, sports activity and education...
  71. ncbi Hormone replacement therapy in relation to breast carcinoma incidence rate ratios: a prospective Danish cohort study
    Anne Tjønneland
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer 100:2328-37. 2004
    ..Particular attention was paid to the type of HRT used and to the association of HRT type with estrogen receptor status and tumor histology...
  72. pmc Road traffic noise and incident myocardial infarction: a prospective cohort study
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 7:e39283. 2012
    ..Both road traffic noise and ambient air pollution have been associated with risk for ischemic heart disease, but only few inconsistent studies include both exposures...
  73. doi Determinants of plasma PFOA and PFOS levels among 652 Danish men
    Kirsten T Eriksen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Sci Technol 45:8137-43. 2011
    ..Our finding of a higher body burden of PFOA and PFOS among never smokers also warrants further evaluation...
  74. ncbi Peroxisome proliferator-activated [corrected] receptor-gamma2 [corrected] Pro12Ala, interaction with alcohol intake and NSAID use, in relation to risk of breast cancer in a prospective study of Danes
    Ulla Vogel
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Carcinogenesis 28:427-34. 2007
    ..We also observe interaction between NSAID, alcohol consumption and PPARgamma2 Pro12Ala genotype in relation to breast cancer risk...
  75. ncbi No association between base excision repair gene polymorphisms and risk of lung cancer
    Ulla Vogel
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Biochem Genet 42:453-60. 2004
    ..This is the first study of polymorphisms in base excision repair genes in relation to lung cancer among Danes...
  76. ncbi Physical activity and risk for lung cancer in a Danish cohort
    Helle Bak
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 116:439-44. 2005
    ..Higher levels of occupational physical activity had no protective effect; the lowest IRR was found for sitting work. Our study shows no convincing protective effect of physical activity on lung cancer risk...
  77. ncbi GPX1 Pro198Leu polymorphism, interactions with smoking and alcohol consumption, and risk for lung cancer
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Cancer Lett 247:293-300. 2007
    ..03). We found stronger associations between several smoking variables and alcohol intake and lung cancer risk among GPX1(TT) carriers than among GPX1(CC) and GPX1(CT) carriers...
  78. doi Perfluorooctanoate and perfluorooctanesulfonate plasma levels and risk of cancer in the general Danish population
    Kirsten T Eriksen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:605-9. 2009
    ..99 to 1.93). Plasma concentrations of perfluorooctanoate and perfluorooctanesulfonate in the general Danish population appear not to be associated with risk of prostate, bladder, pancreatic, or liver cancer...
  79. ncbi Body fat and fat-free mass and all-cause mortality
    Janne Bigaard
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Obes Res 12:1042-9. 2004
    ..To investigate whether the association between BMI and all-cause mortality could be disentangled into opposite effects of body fat and fat-free mass (FFM)...
  80. doi Intake of whole-grain products and risk of prostate cancer among men in the Danish Diet, Cancer and Health cohort study
    Rikke Egeberg
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1133-9. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between the intake of whole-grain products and risk of prostate cancer in a large prospective cohort...
  81. doi Alcohol drinking habits, alcohol dehydrogenase genotypes and risk of acute coronary syndrome
    Janne S Tolstrup
    Center for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 38:489-94. 2010
    ..We aimed to test this hypothesis, including alcohol as both the amount of alcohol and the frequency of drinking...
  82. pmc Changes in waist circumference and the incidence of acute myocardial infarction in middle-aged men and women
    Tina Landsvig Berentzen
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 6:e26849. 2011
    ..We investigated the association between DWC and the risk of MI in middle-aged men and women, and evaluated the influence from concurrent changes in BMI (DBMI)...
  83. doi Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and breast cancer risk: a Danish cohort study
    Søren Friis
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:88-96. 2008
    ..The increased breast cancer incidence among NSAID users may reflect a noncausal association, but our study provides no evidence of a chemopreventive effect of NSAIDs against breast cancer over the durations studied...
  84. ncbi Alcohol intake and breast cancer risk: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Anne Tjønneland
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 18:361-73. 2007
    ..Using data from 274,688 women participating in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study (EPIC), we investigated the relation between alcohol intake and the risk of breast cancer...
  85. doi Interaction between ADH1C Arg(272)Gln and alcohol intake in relation to breast cancer risk suggests that ethanol is the causal factor in alcohol related breast cancer
    Signe Benzon Larsen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Lett 295:191-7. 2010
    ..04-1.24) per 10g alcohol/day, but not among homozygous wild type carriers (p for interaction=0.06). Thus, slow oxidation of ethanol seemed to be associated with breast cancer risk...
  86. doi Road traffic noise and stroke: a prospective cohort study
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Eur Heart J 32:737-44. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the relation between exposure to road traffic noise and risk for stroke, which has not been studied before...
  87. ncbi Adipose organochlorine concentrations and risk of breast cancer among postmenopausal Danish women
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:67-74. 2005
    ..Our purpose was to examine associations between organochlorines and the development of breast cancer in a large prospective study using stored adipose tissue...
  88. ncbi Intake of whole grains and vegetables determines the plasma enterolactone concentration of Danish women
    Nina F Johnsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Nutr 134:2691-7. 2004
    ....
  89. doi Predictors of polychlorinated biphenyl concentrations in adipose tissue in a general Danish population
    Elvira V Bräuner
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Sci Technol 45:679-85. 2011
    ..Our results indicate that predictors of PCBs varied according to substitution group, suggesting that ortho-substituted groups should be analyzed separately...
  90. ncbi A genetic polymorphism in prostaglandin synthase 2 (8473, T-->C) and the risk of lung cancer
    Mette Sørensen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen O, Denmark
    Cancer Lett 226:49-54. 2005
    ..48 (0.19-1.22) in carriers of one variant allele and 0.21 (0.04-1.07) in carriers of two variant alleles, and a significant trend (P=0.04). These results indicate that PTGS2 could be implicated in the development of lung cancer...
  91. ncbi XRCC3 polymorphisms and risk of lung cancer
    Nicklas R Jacobsen
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Lett 213:67-72. 2004
    ..34-14.96) times higher risk of lung cancer compared with homozygous carriers of the wild type allele. Our results indicate that XRCC3 IVS6 C1571T and the associated haplotype AAC are associated with relatively high risk of lung cancer...
  92. doi Micronutrient intake and risk of colon and rectal cancer in a Danish cohort
    Nina Roswall
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol 34:40-6. 2010
    ..However, studies on folate and colorectal cancer have found contradicting results; dietary folate seems preventive, whereas folic acid in supplements and fortification may increase the risk...
  93. doi Air pollution from traffic and risk for lung cancer in three Danish cohorts
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1284-91. 2010
    ..The purpose was to investigate whether the concentration of nitrogen oxides (NOx) at the residence, used as an indicator of air pollution from traffic, is associated with risk for lung cancer...
  94. doi Fruit and vegetable intake and risk of acute coronary syndrome
    Louise Hansen
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Br J Nutr 104:248-55. 2010
    ..04; 95 % CI 1.00, 1.08). The present results provide some support for previously observed inverse associations between fresh fruit intake, particularly apples, and ACS risk...
  95. ncbi ERCC1, XPD and RAI mRNA levels in lymphocytes are not associated with lung cancer risk in a prospective study of Danes
    Ulla Vogel
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Mutat Res 593:88-96. 2006
    ..41) for ERCC1, 1.00 (CI=0.83-1.21) for XPD and 1.25 (0.89-1.74) for RAI. In conclusion, this study indicated no association between mRNA expression of the DNA-repair genes ERCC1 and XPD and risk of subsequent development of lung cancer...
  96. ncbi Waist circumference, BMI, smoking, and mortality in middle-aged men and women
    Janne Bigaard
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Obes Res 11:895-903. 2003
    ..Measurement of waist circumference alone as a proxy of abdominal fat mass has been suggested as a simple clinical alternative to BMI for detecting adults with possible health risks due to obesity...
  97. ncbi Alcohol intake, drinking patterns and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer in Denmark: a prospective cohort study
    Anne Tjønneland
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 14:277-84. 2003
    ..However, it has not been investigated how the breast cancer risk for a given total alcohol consumption depends on the drinking frequency...
  98. pmc Arsenic in drinking-water and risk for cancer in Denmark
    Rikke Baastrup
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Strandboulevarden 49, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Health Perspect 116:231-7. 2008
    ..Epidemiologic studies have shown increased cancer risks among individuals exposed to high concentrations of arsenic in drinking-water, whereas studies of the carcinogenic effect of low doses have had inconsistent results...
  99. doi Plasma levels of alkylresorcinols and incidence of endometrial cancer
    Anja Olsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 19:73-7. 2010
    ..No association was found, but more studies are warranted to further explore AR as a marker of whole-grain exposure in relation to cancer and other disease endpoints...
  100. ncbi Socioeconomic status and risk of childhood leukaemia in Denmark
    Ole Raaschou-Nielsen
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 32:279-86. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the influence of socioeconomic status on the risk of childhood leukaemia...
  101. ncbi Intake of macronutrients as predictors of 5-y changes in waist circumference
    Jytte Halkjaer
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:789-97. 2006
    ..The diet may influence the development of abdominal obesity, but the few studies that have prospectively examined the relations between diet and changes in waist circumference (WC) have given inconsistent results...