Affiliation: University of Troms
- [Can physical activity prevent cancer?]I Thune
Institutt for samfunnsmedisin, Universitetet i Tromsø 9037 Tromsø
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 120:3296-301. 2000..Physical activity has been an important influence on the evolution of our gene pool and the optimal functioning of our body. Physical activity has recently been discussed as important in relation to cancer-risk...
- Assessments of physical activity and cancer riskI Thune
Institute of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
Eur J Cancer Prev 9:387-93. 2000..Assessing biomarkers and intermediate steps for site-specific cancer risk may give us further insight into the relation between physical activity and cancer that will be of enormous interest for public health recommendations...
- Physical activity and cancer risk: dose-response and cancer, all sites and site-specificI Thune
Institute of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:S530-50; discussion S609-10. 2001....
- [Is physical activity important in treatment and rehabilitation of cancer patients?]I Thune
Institutt for samfunnsmedisin, Det medisinske fakultet, Universitetet i Tromsø 9037 Tromsø
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 120:3302-4. 2000..However, less is known about the importance of physical activity in the treatment and rehabilitation of cancer patients...
- Increase in weight in all birth cohorts in a general population: The Tromsø Study, 1974-1994B K Jacobsen
Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
Arch Intern Med 161:466-72. 2001..Obesity is a risk factor for a number of chronic diseases. Few longitudinal studies have examined changes in body mass index (BMI [calculated as weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters])...
- Physical activity and risk of colorectal cancer in men and womenI Thune
Institute of Community Medicine, , Norway
Br J Cancer 73:1134-40. 1996..The protective effect of physical activity on colon cancer risk is discussed in regard to energy balance, dietary factors, age, social class, body mass index and gastrointestinal transit time...
- The influence of physical activity on lung-cancer risk: A prospective study of 81,516 men and womenI Thune
Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromso, Norway
Int J Cancer 70:57-62. 1997..The small number of incident cases, combined with the narrow range of physical activity reported, may have limited our ability to detect an association between physical activity and lung cancer in women...
- Tracking of cardiovascular risk factors: the Tromsø study, 1979-1995T Wilsgaard
Department of Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
Am J Epidemiol 154:418-26. 2001..No major sex differences were observed in tracking. However, women were more likely than men to remain in the upper sextile of systolic and diastolic blood pressures and of BMI...
- Energy intake, energy expenditure and BMI influence the risk of endometrial cancer in a prospective study in NorwayA S Furberg
University of Tromsø, Norwegian Cancer Society, Norway
IARC Sci Publ 156:247-8. 2002
- Ovarian hormones and reproductive risk factors for breast cancer in premenopausal women: the Norwegian EBBA-I studyA Iversen
Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
Hum Reprod 26:1519-29. 2011..Ovarian hormones, parity and length of 'menarche-to-first birth' time interval are known risk factors for breast cancer, yet the associations between 17β-estradiol, progesterone and these reproductive factors remain unclear...