Eiliv Lund

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Publications

  1. pmc Transcriptional output in a prospective design conditionally on follow-up and exposure: the multistage model of cancer
    Eiliv Lund
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Mol Epidemiol Genet 3:107-14. 2012
  2. pmc A new statistical method for curve group analysis of longitudinal gene expression data illustrated for breast cancer in the NOWAC postgenome cohort as a proof of principle
    Eiliv Lund
    Department of Community Medicine, Pb 5060, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, 9037, Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Med Res Methodol 16:28. 2016
  3. pmc A processual model for functional analyses of carcinogenesis in the prospective cohort design
    Eiliv Lund
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway Electronic address
    Med Hypotheses 85:494-7. 2015
  4. pmc The predictive effect of body mass index on type 2 diabetes in the Norwegian women and cancer study
    Mashhood Ahmed Sheikh
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Lipids Health Dis 13:164. 2014
  5. pmc Reproductive factors and risk of hormone receptor positive and negative breast cancer: a cohort study
    Rebecca Ritte
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Cancer 13:584. 2013
  6. pmc Overdiagnosis of breast cancer in the Norwegian Breast Cancer Screening Program estimated by the Norwegian Women and Cancer cohort study
    Eiliv Lund
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Cancer 13:614. 2013
  7. pmc Adiposity, hormone replacement therapy use and breast cancer risk by age and hormone receptor status: a large prospective cohort study
    Rebecca Ritte
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Im Neuenheimer Feld TP4, Heidelberg, 69120, Germany
    Breast Cancer Res 14:R76. 2012
  8. pmc Generalization of the normal-exponential model: exploration of a more accurate parametrisation for the signal distribution on Illumina BeadArrays
    Sandra Plancade
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Bioinformatics 13:329. 2012
  9. pmc Criterion validity of a 10-category scale for ranking physical activity in Norwegian women
    Kristin B Borch
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:2. 2012
  10. pmc The INSIG2 rs7566605 polymorphism is not associated with body mass index and breast cancer risk
    Daniele Campa
    German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Cancer 10:563. 2010

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Publications83

  1. pmc Transcriptional output in a prospective design conditionally on follow-up and exposure: the multistage model of cancer
    Eiliv Lund
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Mol Epidemiol Genet 3:107-14. 2012
    ..If it proves to be a valid approach, transcriptomics could be an opportunity to make meaningful advances in our understanding of the carcinogenic process...
  2. pmc A new statistical method for curve group analysis of longitudinal gene expression data illustrated for breast cancer in the NOWAC postgenome cohort as a proof of principle
    Eiliv Lund
    Department of Community Medicine, Pb 5060, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, 9037, Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Med Res Methodol 16:28. 2016
    ..We propose a new statistical method that does not assume any parametric shape for the gene trajectories...
  3. pmc A processual model for functional analyses of carcinogenesis in the prospective cohort design
    Eiliv Lund
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway Electronic address
    Med Hypotheses 85:494-7. 2015
    ..The processual approach as part of systems epidemiology might represent in a near future an alternative to human in vitro studies using human biological material for understanding the mechanisms and pathways involved in carcinogenesis. ..
  4. pmc The predictive effect of body mass index on type 2 diabetes in the Norwegian women and cancer study
    Mashhood Ahmed Sheikh
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Lipids Health Dis 13:164. 2014
    ....
  5. pmc Reproductive factors and risk of hormone receptor positive and negative breast cancer: a cohort study
    Rebecca Ritte
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Cancer 13:584. 2013
    ..The association of reproductive factors with hormone receptor (HR)-negative breast tumors remains uncertain...
  6. pmc Overdiagnosis of breast cancer in the Norwegian Breast Cancer Screening Program estimated by the Norwegian Women and Cancer cohort study
    Eiliv Lund
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Cancer 13:614. 2013
    ..This analysis compares the cumulative incidence of breast cancer in screened and unscreened women in Norway from the start of the fully implemented Norwegian Breast Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) in 2005...
  7. pmc Adiposity, hormone replacement therapy use and breast cancer risk by age and hormone receptor status: a large prospective cohort study
    Rebecca Ritte
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Im Neuenheimer Feld TP4, Heidelberg, 69120, Germany
    Breast Cancer Res 14:R76. 2012
    ....
  8. pmc Generalization of the normal-exponential model: exploration of a more accurate parametrisation for the signal distribution on Illumina BeadArrays
    Sandra Plancade
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Bioinformatics 13:329. 2012
    ..Hence, the normal-exponential modeling may not be appropriate for Illumina data and background corrections derived from this model may lead to wrong estimation...
  9. pmc Criterion validity of a 10-category scale for ranking physical activity in Norwegian women
    Kristin B Borch
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:2. 2012
    ..We compared the self-administered PA questionnaire from the Norwegian Women and Cancer Study (NOWAC) with a criterion method in middle-aged Norwegian women...
  10. pmc The INSIG2 rs7566605 polymorphism is not associated with body mass index and breast cancer risk
    Daniele Campa
    German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Cancer 10:563. 2010
    ..BMI is considered to be one of the measures of choice to evaluate body fatness and there is evidence that body fatness is related with an increased risk of breast cancer (BC)...
  11. doi request reprint An exposure driven functional model of carcinogenesis
    Eiliv Lund
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Med Hypotheses 77:195-8. 2011
    ..If successful the exposure driven carcinogenic model and the use of functional genomics could improve the understanding of carcinogenesis and concomitantly the assessment of causality as part of systems epidemiology...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cohort profile: The Norwegian Women and Cancer Study--NOWAC--Kvinner og kreft
    Eiliv Lund
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Epidemiol 37:36-41. 2008
  13. pmc Cigarette smoking and risk of colorectal cancer among Norwegian women
    Inger T Gram
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Breivika, Tromsø N 9037 Norway
    Cancer Causes Control 20:895-903. 2009
    ..In 2002, Norwegian women had the second highest incidence of CRC in the world. A large proportion of Norwegian women are ever smokers. We examined the association between cigarette smoking and CRC incidence among Norwegian women...
  14. pmc Deciphering normal blood gene expression variation--The NOWAC postgenome study
    Vanessa Dumeaux
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    PLoS Genet 6:e1000873. 2010
    ....
  15. pmc Hormone replacement therapy use and plasma levels of sex hormones in the Norwegian Women and Cancer postgenome cohort - a cross-sectional analysis
    Marit Waaseth
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Womens Health 8:1. 2008
    ..A secondary objective was to validate self-reported questionnaire information on menstruation and HRT use in the Norwegian Women and Cancer postgenome cohort (NOWAC)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Different types of postmenopausal hormone therapy and mammographic density in Norwegian women
    Yngve Bremnes
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Cancer 120:880-4. 2007
    ..In summary, our study shows a statistical significant positive dose-response association between current use of the continuous E(2) plus NETA combination and both measures of mammographic density...
  17. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer risk among women who start smoking as teenagers
    Inger T Gram
    Inger T Gram, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromso, N 9037 Tromso, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:61-6. 2005
    ..To examine the effect of smoking on breast cancer risk in a large population-based cohort of women, many of whom started smoking as teenagers...
  18. doi request reprint Menopausal hormone therapy and breast cancer risk: impact of different treatments. The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Kjersti Bakken
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Cancer 128:144-56. 2011
    ..Continuous combined preparations were associated with the highest risk. Further studies are needed to disentangle the effects of the regimen and the progestin component...
  19. pmc Sex hormones and gene expression signatures in peripheral blood from postmenopausal women - the NOWAC postgenome study
    Marit Waaseth
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Med Genomics 4:29. 2011
    ..Our objective was to explore potential associations between sex hormones and gene expression in whole blood from a population-based, random sample of postmenopausal women..
  20. doi request reprint Iron stores in relation to dietary patterns in a multiethnic population: the SAMINOR study
    Ann R Broderstad
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Centre for Sami Health Research, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Public Health Nutr 14:1039-46. 2011
    ..We evaluated the association between serum ferritin (s-ferritin), transferrin saturation and dietary patterns, in connection with ethnicity, geographical settlement and lifestyle factors...
  21. pmc Socioeconomic differences in cancer survival: the Norwegian Women and Cancer Study
    Tonje Braaten
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromso, Tromso, Norway
    BMC Public Health 9:178. 2009
    ..SES was measured by years of education and gross household income, respectively...
  22. ncbi request reprint Iron status in a multiethnic population (age 36-80 yr) in northern Norway: the SAMINOR study
    Ann Ragnhild Broderstad
    Centre for Sami Health Research, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Haematol 79:447-54. 2007
    ..Northern Norway consists of a multiethnic population of Sámi and non-Sámi. We evaluated iron status in these two groups with respect to gender, age and residence...
  23. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and risk of borderline and invasive epithelial ovarian cancer
    Inger T Gram
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Breivika N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Cancer 122:647-52. 2008
    ..05). In conclusion, smoking may increase the risk of borderline EOC...
  24. ncbi request reprint Consumption of fish and risk of colon cancer in the Norwegian Women and Cancer (NOWAC) study
    Dagrun Engeset
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Br J Nutr 98:576-82. 2007
    ..46, 95 % CI 1.04, 2.06). This association disappeared when excluding women with less than 1 year of follow-up. In conclusion, the present study does not support the hypothesis of a protective effect of fish against colon cancer risk...
  25. ncbi request reprint Education and risk of breast cancer in the Norwegian-Swedish women's lifestyle and health cohort study
    Tonje Braaten
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsoe, Norway
    Int J Cancer 110:579-83. 2004
    ..04 (95% CI 0.82-1.32). The results of our study suggest a clear positive gradient in risk for breast cancer by level of education, which can be fully explained by established breast cancer risk factors...
  26. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy and breast cancer in former users of oral contraceptives--The Norwegian Women and Cancer study
    Eiliv Lund
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Cancer 121:645-8. 2007
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking and risk of histological subtypes of epithelial ovarian cancer in the EPIC cohort study
    Inger T Gram
    Institute of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Cancer 130:2204-10. 2012
    ..18 (95% CI 1.07-4.43)]. The results from the EPIC study add further evidence that smoking increases risk of mucinous ovarian cancer and support the notion that the effect of smoking varies according to histological subtype...
  28. ncbi request reprint Distribution of apoB/apoA-1 ratio and blood lipids in Sami, Kven and Norwegian populations: the SAMINOR study
    Tove Nystod
    Centre for Sami Health Research, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, NO 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 67:67-81. 2008
    ..Study design. A population-based cross-sectional study was carried out in 2003-2004 in an area with a mixed Sami, Kvens/Finns and Norwegian population, the SAMINOR study...
  29. ncbi request reprint POP exposure from fish liver consumption and risk of cancer--the Norwegian Women and Cancer Study
    Magritt Brustad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    J Environ Monit 9:682-6. 2007
    ..We have concluded that in Norwegian women, fish liver consumption was not associated with an increased cancer risk in breast, uterus, or colon. In contrast, a decreased risk for total cancer was found...
  30. doi request reprint Vitamin D-effective solar UV radiation, dietary vitamin D and breast cancer risk
    Kåre Edvardsen
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Cancer 128:1425-33. 2011
    ..17 (0.95-1.44), 0.95 (0.75-1.21), 1.07 (0.87-1.32), 0.93 (0.76-1.14) and 1.10 (0.89-1.36), respectively. Our results do not support an association between vitamin D status, and breast cancer risk...
  31. ncbi request reprint Use of oral contraceptives, alcohol, and risk for invasive breast cancer
    Vanessa Dumeaux
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1302-7. 2004
    ..Whether the interactive effect differs according to menopausal status remains unclear and needs further investigations...
  32. pmc Epithelial ovarian cancer subtypes attributable to smoking in the Norwegian Women and Cancer Study, 2012
    Idlir Licaj
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, The UiT Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Cancer Med 5:720-7. 2016
    ..5% for mucinous and 25% for borderline mucinous. We found that among middle-aged women, one in six mucinous tumors and one in four borderline mucinous tumors could have been prevented if women did not smoke...
  33. doi request reprint Cod liver oil, other dietary supplements and survival among cancer patients with solid tumours
    Guri Skeie
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Cancer 125:1155-60. 2009
    ..70 (95% CI 0.49-0.99) and 0.55 (95% CI 0.31-0.97)]. More research is needed to clarify the association; meanwhile adjustment for dietary supplement use should be performed in survival analyses of lung cancer patients...
  34. ncbi request reprint Explaining the socioeconomic variation in cancer risk in the Norwegian Women and Cancer Study
    Tonje Braaten
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2591-7. 2005
    ..After multivariate adjustment for potential confounders related to level of education, the variation in cancer risk according to educational levels declined into nonsignificance for all these sites...
  35. ncbi request reprint Side-effects of hormone replacement therapy and influence on pattern of use among women aged 45-64 years. The Norwegian Women and Cancer (NOWAC) study 1997
    Kjersti Bakken
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:850-6. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate reasons for starting and discontinuing HRT use and examine the prevalence of side-effects and what impact they had on pattern of use...
  36. doi request reprint Ethnic differences in the prevalence of general and central obesity among the Sami and Norwegian populations: the SAMINOR study
    Tove Nystad
    Centre for Sami Health Research, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 38:17-24. 2010
    ..To estimate the prevalence of general (body mass index) and central (waist circumference and waist/hip ratio) obesity in an area with a mixed Sami and Norwegian population...
  37. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns in the population living in the Sámi core areas of Norway--the SAMINOR study
    Magritt Brustad
    Centre for Sami Health Research, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 67:82-96. 2008
    ..Study design. Population-based cross-sectional design, using food frequency questionnaires...
  38. doi request reprint Dietary change among breast and colorectal cancer survivors and cancer-free women in the Norwegian Women and Cancer cohort study
    Guri Skeie
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1955-66. 2009
    ..To study diet before and after diagnosis of breast and colorectal cancers compared with diet in cancer-free women in the Norwegian Women and Cancer study...
  39. doi request reprint The risk of breast cancer linked to menopausal hormone therapy
    Sarah Sæther
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 132:1330-4. 2012
    ..The population attributable risk was 27 %. In a nested case-control study we have updated the risk estimates for hormone replacement therapy in post-menopausal women since 2002...
  40. pmc Gene expression analyses in breast cancer epidemiology: the Norwegian Women and Cancer postgenome cohort study
    Vanessa Dumeaux
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Breast Cancer Res 10:R13. 2008
    ..The introduction of high-throughput technologies, also called -omics technologies, into epidemiology has raised the need for high-quality observational studies to reduce several sources of error and bias...
  41. doi request reprint Intake of whole grains and incidence of oesophageal cancer in the HELGA Cohort
    Guri Skeie
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø The Arctic University of Norway, P O Box 6020, Langnes, 9037, Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 31:405-14. 2016
    ..Lower risk was seen in both histological subtypes, but particularly for squamous cell carcinomas. In this study, whole-grain consumption, particularly whole-grain wheat, was inversely associated with risk of oesophageal cancer. ..
  42. ncbi request reprint Sami speakers are less satisfied with general practitioners' services
    Tove Nystad
    Centre for Sami Health Research, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 67:114-21. 2008
    ..The goal of this study is to investigate patient satisfaction with the municipal GP service in areas with both a Sami and Norwegian population...
  43. doi request reprint Patterns of hormone therapy use in the Norwegian Women and Cancer study (NOWAC) 1996-2005
    Marit Waaseth
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Maturitas 63:220-6. 2009
    ..To examine patterns of use of hormone therapy (HT), including duration of use, in North Norway in 1996, 2002 and 2005...
  44. doi request reprint Dietary patterns and risk of cancer of various sites in the Norwegian European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition cohort: the Norwegian Women and Cancer study
    Dagrun Engeset
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Cancer Prev 18:69-75. 2009
    ..A significantly higher risk of total cancer with low intake of fatty fish in the alcohol group was also observed...
  45. ncbi request reprint Fish consumption and breast cancer risk. The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Dagrun Engeset
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Cancer 119:175-82. 2006
    ..Although the period of follow-up is relatively short, the results provide no evidence for an association between fish intake and breast cancer risk...
  46. ncbi request reprint Ethnic discrimination and bullying in the Sami and non-Sami populations in Norway: the SAMINOR study
    Ketil Lenert Hansen
    Centre for Sami Health Research, Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 67:97-113. 2008
    ..To investigate the prevalence of self-reported experiences of ethnic discrimination and bullying among Sami and non-Sami adults...
  47. pmc Previous oral contraceptive use and breast cancer risk according to hormone replacement therapy use among postmenopausal women
    Vanessa Dumeaux
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, France
    Cancer Causes Control 16:537-44. 2005
    ..To assess postmenopausal breast cancer risk in relation to particular patterns of oral contraceptive (OC) use according to hormone replacement therapy (HRT) exposure...
  48. pmc Plasma fatty acid ratios affect blood gene expression profiles--a cross-sectional study of the Norwegian Women and Cancer Post-Genome Cohort
    Karina Standahl Olsen
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    PLoS ONE 8:e67270. 2013
    ..We conclude that plasma FA ratios are associated with differences in blood gene expression profiles in this free-living population, and that affected genes and pathways may influence the onset and progression of disease. ..
  49. ncbi request reprint Population based study of health and living conditions in areas with both Sámi and Norwegian populations--the SAMINOR study
    Eiliv Lund
    Centre for Sami Health Research, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 66:113-28. 2007
    ..This article provides an overview of the background of the study and a description of the methods employed for the data collection. We give sample characteristics and elaborate on different definitions of ethnicity...
  50. doi request reprint Low prevalence of hereditary hemochromatosis in multiethnic populations in Northern Norway
    Ann R Broderstad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Scand J Gastroenterol 46:350-7. 2011
    ..A screen of two multiethnic populations in Northern Norway was performed to investigate whether the prevalence of hereditary hemochromatosis was consistent with previous results in Northern Europe...
  51. doi request reprint Breast cancer mortality in Norway after the introduction of mammography screening
    Anne Helene Olsen
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Cancer 132:208-14. 2013
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Seasonality of UV-radiation and vitamin D status at 69 degrees north
    Magritt Brustad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Photochem Photobiol Sci 6:903-8. 2007
    ..The UV-hour variable significantly predicted 25(OH)D levels in blood when adjusted for intakes and artificial UV-radiation exposure and sun holidays abroad...
  53. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity, self-reported health, discrimination and socio-economic status: a study of Sami and non-Sami Norwegian populations
    Ketil Lenert Hansen
    Centre of Sami Health Research, Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 69:111-28. 2010
    ..Investigate the association between ethnicity, social factors and self-reported health conditions of Sami and non-Sami Norwegian populations...
  54. doi request reprint The effect of coffee consumption on serum total cholesterol in the Sami and Norwegian populations
    Tove Nystad
    Centre for Sami Health Research, Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Public Health Nutr 13:1818-25. 2010
    ..To assess coffee consumption in the Sami and Norwegian populations and to investigate the impact of unfiltered boiled coffee consumption on serum cholesterol concentrations...
  55. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy and incidence of hormone-dependent cancers in the Norwegian Women and Cancer study
    Kjersti Bakken
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Cancer 112:130-4. 2004
    ..Our results suggest that HRT could be considered a major determinant for the increasing incidence of breast cancer in Norway...
  56. doi request reprint Plasma concentrations of cyclic volatile methylsiloxanes (cVMS) in pregnant and postmenopausal Norwegian women and self-reported use of personal care products (PCPs)
    Linda Hanssen
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromso, NO 9037 Tromso, Norway
    Environ Int 51:82-7. 2013
    ..There was no significant correlation between the concentrations of D4 and the reported total body cream use. Sampling time (2005 versus 2009) and age of the donors could explain the differences between the two cohorts...
  57. ncbi request reprint External validity in a population-based national prospective study--the Norwegian Women and Cancer Study (NOWAC)
    Eiliv Lund
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Cancer Causes Control 14:1001-8. 2003
    ..The aim of this paper was to study the external validity of the cohort as a necessary premise for the estimation of population attributable risk...
  58. doi request reprint Systems epidemiology in cancer
    Eiliv Lund
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2954-7. 2008
    ..Systems epidemiology with a focus on gene functions challenges the current concept of biobanking, which focuses mainly on DNA analyses...
  59. doi request reprint Coffee consumption and the risk of cancer in the Norwegian Women and Cancer (NOWAC) Study
    Marko Lukić
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, 9037, Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 31:905-16. 2016
    ..Residual confounding due to smoking may have contributed to the positive association between high coffee consumption and the risk of lung cancer. ..
  60. pmc Consumption of Whole-Grain Bread and Risk of Colorectal Cancer among Norwegian Women (the NOWAC Study)
    Toril Bakken
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø The Arctic University of Norway, P o box 6050 Langnes, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Nutrients 8:. 2016
    ..72-1.09) for the high consumption group and 0.86 (95% CI: 0.72-1.02) for the medium consumption group in a multivariable model. Overall, no association between whole-grain bread consumption and CRC was found. ..
  61. doi request reprint Predictors of PCP, OH-PCBs, PCBs and chlorinated pesticides in a general female Norwegian population
    Charlotta Rylander
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Environ Int 43:13-20. 2012
    ..Continued monitoring of human OH-PCB levels should also be performed as they could be present at levels almost as high as the PCBs and they are expected to be more toxic than their mother substances...
  62. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer and specific types of oral contraceptives: a large Norwegian cohort study
    Vanessa Dumeaux
    University of Tromsø, Institute of Community Medicine, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Cancer 105:844-50. 2003
    ..002). In conclusion, the increased risk of breast cancer related with OC formulations could be due mostly to estrogen component...
  63. pmc Percentage density, Wolfe's and Tabár's mammographic patterns: agreement and association with risk factors for breast cancer
    Inger T Gram
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Breivika, Norway
    Breast Cancer Res 7:R854-61. 2005
    ..The purpose of this report was to classify mammograms according to four methods and to examine their agreement and their relationship to selected risk factors for breast cancer...
  64. doi request reprint Dietary patterns and plasma concentrations of perfluorinated compounds in 315 Norwegian women: the NOWAC Postgenome Study
    Charlotta Rylander
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Environ Sci Technol 44:5225-32. 2010
    ....
  65. doi request reprint Mortality patterns in geographical areas with a high vs. low Sami population density in Arctic Norway
    Magritt Brustad
    Centre for Sami Health Research, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 37:475-80. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to study mortality patterns in the population in different geographical locations in northern Norway on the basis of Sami population density...
  66. pmc High coffee consumption and different brewing methods in relation to postmenopausal endometrial cancer risk in the Norwegian women and cancer study: a population-based prospective study
    Oxana Gavrilyuk
    Department of Community Medicine, The Faculty of Health Sciences, The Arctic University of Norway, 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Womens Health 14:48. 2014
    ..Studies in the Norwegian population can be especially interesting due to the high coffee consumption and increasing incidence of endometrial cancer in the country...
  67. doi request reprint Vitamin D status and PUFA ratios in a national representative cross-section of healthy, middle-aged Norwegian women—the Norwegian Women and Cancer Post-Genome Cohort
    Karina Standahl Olsen
    Department of Community Medicine, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 42:814-20. 2014
    ..Here, we investigated the potential associations of plasma concentrations of vitamin D, marine PUFAs and PUFA ratios...
  68. doi request reprint Breast cancer screening programme as setting for an adjunct research project: effect on programme attendance
    Inger T Gram
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Breivika N 9037, Norway
    J Med Screen 15:44-5. 2008
    ..09). Our trial finds no effect on the high attendance to the breast cancer screening programme indicating that cancer screening programmes might be suitable settings for adjunct research projects...
  69. ncbi request reprint Serum levels of iron in Sør-Varanger, Northern Norway--an iron mining municipality
    Ann R Broderstad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 65:432-42. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate iron status in a population with a high proportion of miners in the northernmost part of Norway...
  70. ncbi request reprint Use of oral contraceptives and breast cancer risk: The Norwegian-Swedish Women's Lifestyle and Health Cohort Study
    Merethe Kumle
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsoe, 9037 Tromsoe, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:1375-81. 2002
    ..005). Current/recent use of OCs is associated with an increased breast cancer risk. Use of combined OCs and progestin-only pills seem to increase the risk at the same level...
  71. pmc Physical activity before and after breast cancer diagnosis and survival - the Norwegian women and cancer cohort study
    Kristin Benjaminsen Borch
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, The Arctic University of Norway, 9037, Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Cancer 15:967. 2015
    ..Our study will add to the knowledge on whether a modifiable behavior such as PA can improve survival...
  72. doi request reprint Characterization of Norwegian women eating wholegrain bread
    Toril Bakken
    1Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø The Arctic University of Norway, PO Box 6050 Langnes, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Public Health Nutr 18:2836-45. 2015
    ..To investigate dietary and non-dietary characteristics of wholegrain bread eaters in the Norwegian Women and Cancer study...
  73. pmc Physical activity and the risk of postmenopausal breast cancer - the Norwegian Women and Cancer Study
    Kristin Benjaminsen Borch
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø 9037, N Norway
    J Negat Results Biomed 13:3. 2014
    ..The present study aimed to investigate PA from young age to adulthood in participants of the Norwegian Women and Cancer (NOWAC) Study, in order to determine whether changes in PA level affect the risk of postmenopausal breast cancer...
  74. pmc Consumption of lean fish reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus: a prospective population based cohort study of Norwegian women
    Charlotta Rylander
    Department of Community Medicine, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    PLoS ONE 9:e89845. 2014
    ..The effects of fish consumption and n-3 fatty acids on type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) have recently been debated...
  75. ncbi request reprint Daily duration of vitamin D synthesis in human skin with relation to latitude, total ozone, altitude, ground cover, aerosols and cloud thickness
    Ola Engelsen
    Norwegian Institute for Air Research NILU, Tromsø, Norway
    Photochem Photobiol 81:1287-90. 2005
    ..nilu.no/~olaeng/fastrt/VitD.html and http://zardoz.nilu.no/~olaeng/fastrt/VitD-ez.html. The computational methodology is outlined here...
  76. ncbi request reprint Use of hypnotics in Sámi and non-Sámi populations in northern Norway
    Kjersti Bakken
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 65:261-70. 2006
    ..Based on the Sámi Health Study, we compare the use of hypnotics among the Sámi and non-Sámi people, living in the same area at 70 degrees N in northern Norway...
  77. ncbi request reprint Perceived barriers to consumption of fish among Norwegian women
    Torbjørn Trondsen
    Norwegian College of Fishery Science, University of Tromsø, Breivika 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Appetite 41:301-14. 2003
    ....
  78. doi request reprint Whole grain intake and survival among Scandinavian colorectal cancer patients
    Guri Skeie
    a Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Nutr Cancer 66:6-13. 2014
    ..Prediagnosis consumption of WHG does not seem to improve survival of colorectal cancer in subjects diagnosed within this prospective population-based Scandinavian cohort. ..
  79. ncbi request reprint Gene expression profiling of whole-blood samples from women exposed to hormone replacement therapy
    Vanessa Dumeaux
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Mol Cancer Ther 5:868-76. 2006
    ..g., receptor and transporter activities, immune response, frizzled signaling pathway, actin filament organization, and glycogen metabolism)...
  80. doi request reprint Plasma concentrations of parabens in postmenopausal women and self-reported use of personal care products: the NOWAC postgenome study
    Torkjel M Sandanger
    Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Fram Centre, Tromsø, Norway
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 21:595-600. 2011
    ..These findings clearly emphasize the need to study potential health effects in the general population...
  81. ncbi request reprint Change in plasma levels of vitamin D after consumption of cod-liver and fresh cod-liver oil as part of the traditional north Norwegian fish dish "Mølje"
    Magritt Brustad
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Circumpolar Health 62:40-53. 2003
    ..To assess changes in plasma 25-hydroxy vitamin D (25(OH)D) concentrations after ingestion of <<Mølje>>, a traditional north Norwegian fish dish rich in vitamin D...
  82. ncbi request reprint Cumulative incidence of asthma and allergy in north-Norwegian schoolchildren in 1985 and 1995
    Anders Selnes
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 13:58-63. 2002
    ..We conclude that there has been a marked increase in the cumulative incidence of asthma and allergy prevalence among schoolchildren in northern Norway from 1985 to 1995...
  83. doi request reprint Scientific misconduct and participation rates in population-based epidemiological research: the NOWAC study
    Line Bøe Nielsen
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromso, 9037 Tromso, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 24:69-72. 2009
    ..The widespread publicity related to the scientific misconduct did not affect the response rate in this population based study. This might imply that the public trust increased as a consequence of the public discussions that followed...