Weimin Ye

Summary

Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc H. pylori seropositivity before age 40 and subsequent risk of stomach cancer: a glimpse of the true relationship?
    Christina Persson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 6:e17404. 2011
  2. pmc Prevalence and risk factors of gastroesophageal reflux symptoms in a Chinese retiree cohort
    Tiantian Chen
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Qilu Hospital of Shandong University, Jinan, 250012, China
    BMC Gastroenterol 12:161. 2012
  3. pmc Rationales, design and recruitment of the Taizhou Longitudinal Study
    Xiaofeng Wang
    State Key Laboratory of Genetic Engineering and MOE Key Laboratory of Contemporary Anthropology, School of Life Sciences and Institutes of Biomedical Sciences, Fudan University, Shanghai, 200433, PR China
    BMC Public Health 9:223. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint The XPD 751Gln allele is associated with an increased risk for esophageal adenocarcinoma: a population-based case-control study in Sweden
    Weimin Ye
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, SE 171 77, Sweden
    Carcinogenesis 27:1835-41. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Sweden, 1991-2005
    Fang Fang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Neurol 66:515-9. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Dietary fiber intake and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer defined by estrogen and progesterone receptor status--a prospective cohort study among Swedish women
    Reiko Suzuki
    The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 122:403-12. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Suicide and cardiovascular death after a cancer diagnosis
    Fang Fang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    N Engl J Med 366:1310-8. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma in achalasia patients, a retrospective cohort study in Sweden
    Kazem Zendehdel
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Gastroenterol 106:57-61. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Interleukin 1-beta gene polymorphisms and risk of gastric cancer in Sweden
    Christina Persson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Gastroenterol 44:339-45. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Pancreatic cancer risk after loss of a child: a register-based study in Sweden during 1991-2009
    Jiaqi Huang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 178:582-9. 2013

Detail Information

Publications100

  1. pmc H. pylori seropositivity before age 40 and subsequent risk of stomach cancer: a glimpse of the true relationship?
    Christina Persson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 6:e17404. 2011
    ..However, further studies are needed to answer whether it is a necessary cause, as the possibility of misclassification of H. pylori status could not be ruled out in our study...
  2. pmc Prevalence and risk factors of gastroesophageal reflux symptoms in a Chinese retiree cohort
    Tiantian Chen
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Qilu Hospital of Shandong University, Jinan, 250012, China
    BMC Gastroenterol 12:161. 2012
    ..To provide additional data on prevalence of GERD and investigate its potential risk factors, we performed this cross-sectional study in the Taizhou Retiree Cohort...
  3. pmc Rationales, design and recruitment of the Taizhou Longitudinal Study
    Xiaofeng Wang
    State Key Laboratory of Genetic Engineering and MOE Key Laboratory of Contemporary Anthropology, School of Life Sciences and Institutes of Biomedical Sciences, Fudan University, Shanghai, 200433, PR China
    BMC Public Health 9:223. 2009
    ..The burdens of non-communicable diseases, such as cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and cancer, have also increased substantially...
  4. ncbi request reprint The XPD 751Gln allele is associated with an increased risk for esophageal adenocarcinoma: a population-based case-control study in Sweden
    Weimin Ye
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, SE 171 77, Sweden
    Carcinogenesis 27:1835-41. 2006
    ..Other studied variants were not found to be related to the three tumors. Our study suggests that XPD 751Gln allele is a potential genetic marker for susceptibility to esophageal adenocarcinoma...
  5. doi request reprint Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Sweden, 1991-2005
    Fang Fang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Neurol 66:515-9. 2009
    ..To investigate the temporal trend of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) incidence in Sweden between January 1, 1991, and December 31, 2005, and to explore incidence variations according to major demographic factors...
  6. ncbi request reprint Dietary fiber intake and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer defined by estrogen and progesterone receptor status--a prospective cohort study among Swedish women
    Reiko Suzuki
    The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 122:403-12. 2008
    ..Our results suggest that dietary fiber intake from fruit and cereal may play a role in reducing breast cancer risk...
  7. doi request reprint Suicide and cardiovascular death after a cancer diagnosis
    Fang Fang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    N Engl J Med 366:1310-8. 2012
    ..Receiving a diagnosis of cancer is a traumatic experience that may trigger immediate adverse health consequences beyond the effects of the disease or treatment...
  8. doi request reprint Risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma in achalasia patients, a retrospective cohort study in Sweden
    Kazem Zendehdel
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Gastroenterol 106:57-61. 2011
    ..Although a greater risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma among achalasia patients is fairly well established, no epidemiological study has evaluated the risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma in these patients...
  9. doi request reprint Interleukin 1-beta gene polymorphisms and risk of gastric cancer in Sweden
    Christina Persson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Gastroenterol 44:339-45. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to clarify the role of these polymorphisms...
  10. doi request reprint Pancreatic cancer risk after loss of a child: a register-based study in Sweden during 1991-2009
    Jiaqi Huang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 178:582-9. 2013
    ..43, 95% CI: 1.17, 1.76). Although other explanations are possible, our findings provide some evidence that psychological stress may be associated with pancreatic cancer. ..
  11. pmc A comprehensive analysis of common genetic variation in MUC1, MUC5AC, MUC6 genes and risk of stomach cancer
    Yanbin Jia
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 21:313-21. 2010
    ..Accumulating evidence implicates potential roles of MUC1, MUC5AC, and MUC6 genetic variation in the development of stomach cancer...
  12. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and risk of squamous-cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma of the esophagus and adenocarcinoma of the gastric cardia: a population-based case-control study in Sweden
    Shahram Bahmanyar
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Nutr Cancer 54:171-8. 2006
    ..low 1st tertile, OR = 3.5, 95% CI = 1.9-6.3, P for trend < 0.0001). Our study confirms the important role of diet in the carcinogenesis of esophageal and cardia cancer...
  13. pmc Familial aggregation of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Fang Fang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann Neurol 66:94-9. 2009
    ..To assess the relative risk for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in families of ALS patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Impact of hospital volume on long-term survival after esophageal cancer surgery
    Ioannis Rouvelas
    Unit of Esophageal and Gastric Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Surg 142:113-7; discussion 118. 2007
    ..The improved survival after esophageal cancer surgery in Sweden during recent years may be attributable to the increased centralization of such surgery...
  15. ncbi request reprint Risk of gastroesophageal cancer among smokers and users of Scandinavian moist snuff
    Kazem Zendehdel
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 122:1095-9. 2008
    ..Although confounding by unmeasured exposures, and some differential misclassification of smoking, might have inflated the associations, our study provides suggestive evidence for an independent carcinogenic effect of snus...
  16. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori infection and gastric atrophy: risk of adenocarcinoma and squamous-cell carcinoma of the esophagus and adenocarcinoma of the gastric cardia
    Weimin Ye
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:388-96. 2004
    ..pylori infection, gastric atrophy, and the risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma, esophageal squamous-cell carcinoma, and gastric cardia adenocarcinoma in a large population-based case-control study in Sweden...
  17. ncbi request reprint Interpreting trends of pancreatic cancer incidence and mortality: a nation-wide study in Sweden (1960-2003)
    Juhua Luo
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 19:89-96. 2008
    ..We investigated temporal trends of pancreatic cancer in Sweden measured with suboptimal sensitivity and specificity both by incidence and by mortality rates...
  18. ncbi request reprint Oral use of Swedish moist snuff (snus) and risk for cancer of the mouth, lung, and pancreas in male construction workers: a retrospective cohort study
    Juhua Luo
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet 369:2015-20. 2007
    ..We aimed to assess the risks for cancer of the oral cavity, lung, and pancreas...
  19. ncbi request reprint Loss of a child and the risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Fang Fang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 167:203-10. 2008
    ..5, 95% CI: 0.3, 0.8) than loss due to other causes. These data indicate that the risk of developing ALS decreases following the severe stress of parental bereavement. Further studies are needed to explore potential underlying mechanisms...
  20. pmc Postmenopausal hormone therapy as a risk factor for gastroesophageal reflux symptoms among female twins
    Helena Nordenstedt
    Unit of Esophageal and Gastric Research ESOGAR, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Gastroenterology 134:921-8. 2008
    ..We investigated the relationship of oral contraceptives and postmenopausal hormone therapy (HT) to risk of reflux symptoms, controlling for genetic factors and body mass...
  21. ncbi request reprint Smoking and alcohol drinking in relation to risk of gastric cancer: a population-based, prospective cohort study
    Krister Sjödahl
    Unit of Esophageal and Gastric Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 120:128-32. 2007
    ..Combined high exposure to smoking and alcohol further increases the risk. Successful preventive measures could considerably reduce the incidence of gastric cancer...
  22. doi request reprint Patient demographics and lifestyle factors influencing long-term survival of oesophageal cancer and gastric cardia cancer in a nationwide study in Sweden
    Martin Sundelöf
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Division of Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer 44:1566-71. 2008
    ..Little is known about the possible influence of demographic and aetiologic risk factors on the survival amongst patients with oesophageal and cardia cancer...
  23. doi request reprint Suicide among patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Fang Fang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Brain 131:2729-33. 2008
    ..Patients with ALS are at excess risk of suicide in Sweden and the relative risk is higher during the earlier stage of the disease...
  24. doi request reprint Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and cancer: a register-based study in Sweden
    Fang Fang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler Frontotemporal Degener 14:362-8. 2013
    ..64; 95% CI 0.45-0.88). Our results provide no evidence for comorbidity of cancer and ALS overall. Surveillance biases seem the most likely explanation for the limited associations detected...
  25. doi request reprint Stroke incidence in women under 60 years of age related to alcohol intake and smoking habit
    Ming Lu
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cerebrovasc Dis 25:517-25. 2008
    ..The association between alcohol intake, cigarette smoking and risk of stroke amongst women remains unclear, especially in young women...
  26. doi request reprint Surgical factors influencing outcomes in patients resected for cancer of the esophagus or gastric cardia
    Martin Sundelöf
    Department of Surgery, Karolinska Institutet Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    World J Surg 32:2357-65. 2008
    ..Surgery is the treatment of choice for localized esophageal and gastric cardia cancer. Our aim was to evaluate factors influencing postoperative short-term morbidity, 30-day mortality, and long-term prognosis...
  27. ncbi request reprint Survival after neoadjuvant therapy compared with surgery alone for resectable esophageal cancer in a population-based study
    Ioannis Rouvelas
    Unit of Esophageal and Gastric Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    World J Surg 30:2182-90; discussion 2191-2. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the surgical outcomes with and without neoadjuvant treatment for resectable esophageal cancer in a population-based setting...
  28. pmc Risks of nontraumatic lower-extremity amputations in patients with type 1 diabetes: a population-based cohort study in Sweden
    Junmei Miao Jonasson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Diabetes Care 31:1536-40. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the risks of nontraumatic lower-extremity amputations (LEAs) in patients with type 1 diabetes...
  29. doi request reprint Maternal tobacco smoking, obesity, and low socioeconomic status during early pregnancy in the etiology of esophageal atresia
    Jenny Oddsberg
    Unit of Esophageal and Gastric Research ESOGAR, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Pediatr Surg 43:1791-5. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that maternal tobacco smoking, obesity, and low socioeconomic status (SES) during early pregnancy might increase the risk of the fetus developing EA...
  30. ncbi request reprint Body weight and postmenopausal breast cancer risk defined by estrogen and progesterone receptor status among Swedish women: A prospective cohort study
    Reiko Suzuki
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 119:1683-9. 2006
    ..82 (CI 95%:1.45-2.29)). Our results support the hypothesis that excess endogenous estrogen due to obesity contributes to an increased risk of ER+ PR+ postmenopausal breast cancer...
  31. doi request reprint Occupational exposures and the risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Tracy L Peters
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Occup Environ Med . 2016
    ..To examine the associations of specific occupations and occupational exposures with the risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in the Swedish population...
  32. doi request reprint Titration-free 454 sequencing using Y adapters
    Zongli Zheng
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Nat Protoc 6:1367-76. 2011
    ..It will be useful, for example, to allow analyses of precious clinical samples and amplification-free metatranscriptomics...
  33. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus is a favourable prognostic factor in tonsillar cancer and its oncogenic role is supported by the expression of E6 and E7
    David Lindquist
    Department of Oncology Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Cancer Center Karolinska, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Mol Oncol 1:350-5. 2007
    ..Moreover, E6 and/or E7 were expressed in almost all assessable HPV-16 positive cases, supporting an oncogenic role of HPV-16 in tonsillar cancer...
  34. ncbi request reprint Histology and culture results among subjects with antibodies to CagA but no evidence of Helicobacter pylori infection with IgG ELISA
    Weimin Ye
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Gastroenterol 40:312-8. 2005
    ..In a recent case-control study, this serological pattern was strongly linked to stomach cancer, and it was hypothesized to represent "burned-out" CagA-positive infections. The aim of this analysis was to test this hypothesis...
  35. doi request reprint Incidence of human papillomavirus (HPV) positive tonsillar carcinoma in Stockholm, Sweden: an epidemic of viral-induced carcinoma?
    Anders Näsman
    Department of Oncology Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 125:362-6. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the incidence of HPV-positive cancers is still increasing in the County of Stockholm, suggesting an epidemic of a virus-induced carcinoma, with soon practically all tonsillar SCC being HPV positive, as in cervical cancer...
  36. ncbi request reprint Long-term risk of gastric cancer by subsite in operated and unoperated patients hospitalized for peptic ulcer
    Shahram Bahmanyar
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:1185-91. 2007
    ..We also studied the risks among operated patients while taking the disparate baseline risks into consideration...
  37. pmc Maternal age, exposure to siblings, and risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Fang Fang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1281-6. 2008
    ..Although the strength of the observed associations was modest, these results provided further support for the theory that early life exposures might contribute to the disease pathogenesis...
  38. pmc Lifestyle factors and risk for symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux in monozygotic twins
    Zongli Zheng
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Nobels vag 12a, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Gastroenterology 132:87-95. 2007
    ..We investigated associations between lifestyle factors and gastroesophageal reflux (GER) symptoms, with and without controlling for genetic predisposition...
  39. pmc Effects of estrogen with and without progestin and obesity on symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux
    Zongli Zheng
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Gastroenterology 135:72-81. 2008
    ..An association between female hormones and symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and may be modified by obesity is suggested but not proven. Factors affecting GERD progression, however, are largely unknown...
  40. doi request reprint The risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma after antireflux surgery
    Jesper Lagergren
    Upper Gastrointestinal Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Gastroenterology 138:1297-301. 2010
    ..We aimed to clarify whether antireflux surgery prevents later development of esophageal adenocarcinoma...
  41. pmc Risk factors for complications after esophageal cancer resection: a prospective population-based study in Sweden
    Pernilla Viklund
    Unit of Esophageal and Gastric Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann Surg 243:204-11. 2006
    ..To identify risk factors for complications after resection for esophageal or cardia cancer...
  42. pmc Germline genetic contributions to risk for esophageal adenocarcinoma, Barrett's esophagus, and gastroesophageal reflux
    Weronica E Ek
    Affiliations of authors Statistical Genetics WEE, SM and Cancer Control Group DCW, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Herston, Queensland, Australia WEE, SM Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA DML Department of Biosciences and Nutrition MD, FB, MZ Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics NLP, PKEM, Unit of Upper Gastrointestinal Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery HN, and Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics WY, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Gastrocentrum Medicin, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden FB, PTS Division of Public Health Sciences LEO, TLV and Division of Human Biology BJR, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA Department of Internal Medicine, Institute of Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden HT Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology YR, Department of Otolaryngology YR, and GI Outcomes Unit YR, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN Department of Epidemiology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX W HC Centre for Public Health, Department of Pediatrics
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:1711-8. 2013
    ..Barrett's esophagus (BE) is the main precursor to EA, and every year 0.12% to 0.5% of BE patients progress to EA. BE typically arises on a background of chronic gastroesophageal reflux (GERD), one of the risk factors for EA...
  43. doi request reprint Severe head injury and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Tracy L Peters
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler Frontotemporal Degener 14:267-72. 2013
    ..In conclusion, our findings from the Swedish registers provide no strong support for an etiological relationship between severe head injury in adulthood and ALS risk...
  44. ncbi request reprint Body size, weight cycling, and risk of renal cell carcinoma among postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative (United States)
    Juhua Luo
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 166:752-9. 2007
    ..Furthermore, they indicate that weight cycling is independently associated with further increased risk of this malignancy...
  45. pmc CNS infections, sepsis and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Fang Fang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 41:1042-9. 2012
    ..Neuroinflammation may play an important role in the aetiology of Parkinson's disease (PD); however, little is known about infections in relation to future PD risk...
  46. doi request reprint Smokeless tobacco and the risk of stroke
    Maria Pia Hergens
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 19:794-9. 2008
    ..Research on cerebrovascular effects associated with long-term use of snuff is limited and inconclusive. We aimed to study whether long-term use of snuff affects the risk of stroke...
  47. ncbi request reprint Estrogen and risk of gastric cancer: a protective effect in a nationwide cohort study of patients with prostate cancer in Sweden
    Mats Lindblad
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:2203-7. 2004
    ..The global pattern of male predominance in gastric cancer incidence remains unexplained. We tested the hypothesis that estrogen prevents gastric cancer in a cohort of men heavily exposed to estrogen...
  48. doi request reprint Influence of maternal parity, age, and ethnicity on risk of esophageal atresia in the infant in a population-based study
    Jenny Oddsberg
    Unit of Esophageal and Gastric Research ESOGAR, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Pediatr Surg 43:1660-5. 2008
    ..The etiology of esophageal atresia (EA) is virtually unknown. We hypothesized that the maternal factors low parity, high age, and white ethnicity are involved...
  49. ncbi request reprint The risk of pancreatic cancer in patients with gastric or duodenal ulcer disease
    Juhua Luo
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 120:368-72. 2007
    ..Unoperated duodenal ulcer was not associated with pancreatic cancer risk, nor was vagotomy. Our results lend indirect support to the nitrosamine hypothesis, but not to the hyperacidity hypothesis in the etiology of pancreatic cancer...
  50. doi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms of glutathione S-transferase genes GSTP1, GSTM1, and GSTT1 and risk of esophageal and gastric cardia cancers
    Kazem Zendehdel
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 20:2031-8. 2009
    ..4; 95% CI 1.0-2.2; p value for heterogeneity test 0.34)...
  51. doi request reprint Hospitalization for osteoarthritis and prostate cancer specific mortality among Swedish men with prostate cancer
    Fang Fang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 281, Stockholm 171 77, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol 34:644-7. 2010
    ..To examine the potential role of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) use on prostate cancer (PCa) specific mortality...
  52. pmc Disparities in the classification of esophageal and cardia adenocarcinomas and their influence on reported incidence rates
    Mats Lindblad
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Solna, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann Surg 243:479-85. 2006
    ..To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of esophageal and cardia adenocarcinoma in the Swedish Cancer Register...
  53. pmc Immediate risk for cardiovascular events and suicide following a prostate cancer diagnosis: prospective cohort study
    Katja Fall
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS Med 6:e1000197. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate whether the emotional stress evoked by a prostate cancer diagnosis increases the immediate risks of cardiovascular events and suicide...
  54. ncbi request reprint Obesity and estrogen as risk factors for gastroesophageal reflux symptoms
    Magnus Nilsson
    Department of Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    JAMA 290:66-72. 2003
    ..Gastroesophageal reflux and obesity are both increasing in prevalence. The scientific evidence for an association between these conditions is sparse and contradictory. A difference between sexes concerning this relation has been proposed...
  55. doi request reprint Contact with ruminants is associated with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma risk
    Dariush Nasrollahzadeh
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, 17177, Sweden Digestive Oncology Research Center, Digestive Diseases Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Cancer 136:1468-74. 2015
    ..99 (1.35-2.93) which after exclusion of contact with ruminants was not significant (OR for contact only with canine: 3.18, 95% CI: 0.73-13.17). These results add to the evidence that contact with ruminants may increase the risk of ESCC...
  56. doi request reprint A CagA-independent cluster of antigens related to the risk of noncardia gastric cancer: associations between Helicobacter pylori antibodies and gastric adenocarcinoma explored by multiplex serology
    Huan Song
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 134:2942-50. 2014
    ..Although strongest association is detected by antibodies against CagA and covarying proteins, a pattern of antibodies unrelated to CagA is also significantly linked to the risk of non-cardia GAC. ..
  57. pmc A method for metagenomics of Helicobacter pylori from archived formalin-fixed gastric biopsies permitting longitudinal studies of carcinogenic risk
    Zongli Zheng
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 6:e26442. 2011
    ..The study demonstrates the feasibility of longitudinal metagenomic studies of H. pylori using decade-preserved FFPE biopsies...
  58. doi request reprint Long-term effects of iatrogenic bile duct injury during cholecystectomy
    Björn Törnqvist
    Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:1013-8; quiz 915. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to study survival, factors influencing survival, and causes of death after iatrogenic reconstructed bile duct injury in a large population-based Swedish cohort...
  59. pmc Risk of oesophageal cancer by histology among patients hospitalised for gastroduodenal ulcers
    Shahram Bahmanyar
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Gut 56:464-8. 2007
    ..Possible associations of oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) with these ulcer types were also addressed...
  60. doi request reprint Smoking, snus use and risk of right- and left-sided colon, rectal and anal cancer: a 37-year follow-up study
    Caroline Nordenvall
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 128:157-65. 2011
    ..A general tendency among Swedish men to quit smoking in recent decades might have attenuated true associations. A link between smoking and anal cancer was confirmed...
  61. ncbi request reprint Fertility in women with type 1 diabetes: a population-based cohort study in Sweden
    Junmei Miao Jonasson
    Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Diabetes Care 30:2271-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess fertility in women with type 1 diabetes and the risk of congenital malformations in their offspring...
  62. pmc Waiting time for cancer treatment and mental health among patients with newly diagnosed esophageal or gastric cancer: a nationwide cohort study
    Huan Song
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, Stockholm, SE171 77, Sweden
    BMC Cancer 17:2. 2017
    ..Therefore, we performed this study to determine the effect of waiting time for cancer treatment on the mental health of patients with esophageal or gastric cancer...
  63. pmc Genetic variation in a4GnT in relation to Helicobacter pylori serology and gastric cancer risk
    Zongli Zheng
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Helicobacter 14:120-5. 2009
    ..pylori growth in vitro...
  64. pmc Accuracy and cut-off values of pepsinogens I, II and gastrin 17 for diagnosis of gastric fundic atrophy: influence of gastritis
    Dariush Nasrollahzadeh
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 6:e26957. 2011
    ..pylori) in Northern Iran, we performed an endoscopy-room-based validation study...
  65. ncbi request reprint Secular trends of nasopharyngeal carcinoma incidence in Singapore, Hong Kong and Los Angeles Chinese populations, 1973-1997
    Juhua Luo
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Nobels vag 12a, Box 281, 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:513-21. 2007
    ..This indicates that environmental and lifestyle changes play an important role in the declining incidence of NPC over time...
  66. doi request reprint Effects of physical activity, body mass index, waist-to-hip ratio and waist circumference on total mortality risk in the Swedish National March Cohort
    Rino Bellocco
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:777-88. 2010
    ..We found no substantial effect modification between different measures of adiposity and physical activity-physical inactivity and obesity seem to increase total mortality risk independently and additively...
  67. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and postmenopausal breast cancer risk defined by estrogen and progesterone receptor status: a prospective cohort study
    Reiko Suzuki
    The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1601-8. 2005
    ....
  68. pmc Antibiotic exposure and the development of coeliac disease: a nationwide case-control study
    Karl Mårild
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Gastroenterol 13:109. 2013
    ..Although antibiotics are common environmental factors with a profound impact on intestinal microbiota, data on antibiotic use as a risk factor for subsequent CD development are scarce...
  69. doi request reprint Head injury and Parkinson's disease: a population-based study
    Fang Fang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Mov Disord 27:1632-5. 2012
    ..The epidemiological evidence on head injury and the risk of Parkinson's disease (PD) has been inconsistent...
  70. ncbi request reprint Survival after surgery for oesophageal cancer: a population-based study
    Ioannis Rouvelas
    Unit of Oesophageal and Gastric Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet Oncol 6:864-70. 2005
    ..However, few population-based studies of survival after surgery have been done. We aimed to assess whether survival after surgery for oesophageal cancer has improved since 1987...
  71. ncbi request reprint Smoking, snuff dipping and the risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis--a prospective cohort study
    Fang Fang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Neuroepidemiology 27:217-21. 2006
    ..The association between cigarette smoking, but not other types of smoking and snuff dipping, and the risk of ALS has been evaluated in several epidemiologic studies. The findings were inconclusive...
  72. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus: a population-based cohort study in Sweden
    Kazem Zendehdel
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1797-800. 2003
    ..6, 95% CI = 1.1 to 2.2), and endometrium (SIR = 2.7, 95% CI = 1.4 to 4.7). Type 1 diabetes is associated with a modest excess cancer risk overall and risks of specific cancers that differ from those associated with type 2 diabetes...
  73. pmc Infection of the central nervous system, sepsis and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Fang Fang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 6:e29749. 2011
    ..The relentless progression and invasive supportive treatments of ALS may on the other hand induce severe infections among ALS patients...
  74. pmc No association between DNA repair gene XRCC1 and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Fang Fang
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, DHHS, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 33:1015.e25-6. 2012
    ..Our results did not show any differences in the frequency of XRCC1 gene polymorphisms between ALS patients and controls free of any neurological disease...
  75. ncbi request reprint Improved survival in both histologic types of oesophageal cancer in Sweden
    Martin Sundelöf
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 99:751-4. 2002
    ..9% during the study period. In conclusion, the survival rates for both oesophageal adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma have increased significantly during the 1990s compared to those in the previous 3 decades (p < 0.001)...
  76. ncbi request reprint Risk for gastric cancer after cholecystectomy
    Katja Fall
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:1180-4. 2007
    ..To test whether a noninfectious long-standing inflammation impels gastric carcinogenesis as well, we assessed the risk of gastric cancer in a large, population-based cohort of cholecystectomized patients...
  77. pmc Rapid screening of complex DNA samples by single-molecule amplification and sequencing
    Jiaqi Huang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 6:e19723. 2011
    ..The method can also be used for quick quality control of next-generation sequencing libraries, as was demonstrated for a metagenomic sample...
  78. ncbi request reprint Elevated hip fracture risk in type 1 diabetic patients: a population-based cohort study in Sweden
    Junmei Miao
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Diabetes Care 28:2850-5. 2005
    ..Patients with type 1 diabetes often have low bone mineral density, but epidemiological data on fracture risk are sparse and imprecise, particularly for men...
  79. pmc Titration-free massively parallel pyrosequencing using trace amounts of starting material
    Zongli Zheng
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Nucleic Acids Res 38:e137. 2010
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk among patients with condylomata acuminata
    Caroline Nordenvall
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 119:888-93. 2006
    ..In conclusion, condylomata acuminata are strongly associated with increased risk of cancers of the vulva, vagina, penis and anus, as well as some nonanogenital malignancies, but not invasive cervical cancer...
  81. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus as a risk factor for the increase in incidence of tonsillar cancer
    Lalle Hammarstedt
    Department of Oto Rhino Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 119:2620-3. 2006
    ..Hence, HPV may play an important role for the increased incidence of tonsillar cancer. This should definitely influence future preventive strategies as well as treatment for this type of cancer...
  82. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility and validity of major dietary patterns among Swedish women assessed with a food-frequency questionnaire
    Bahram Rashid Khani
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Nutr 134:1541-5. 2004
    ..The dietary patterns approach might be used in nutritional epidemiology as an alternative method of dietary assessment...
  83. ncbi request reprint No association between gastroesophageal reflux and cancers of the larynx and pharynx
    Magnus Nilsson
    Department of Surgery P9 03, Karolinska Hospital, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1194-7. 2005
    ..To examine the proposed relation between gastroesophageal reflux disease and cancers of the larynx and pharynx...
  84. ncbi request reprint A nationwide followup study of autoimmune and connective tissue disease among hip and knee implant patients
    Lisa B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 12:255-62. 2002
    ..After long-term followup, the associations we observed with polyarteritis nodosa and fibrositis could be the basis for future investigations...
  85. doi request reprint Female reproductive factors and the risk of gastric cancer in a large-scale population-based cohort study in Japan (JPHC study)
    Christina Persson
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:345-53. 2008
    ..Although early estrogen exposure may have some protective effect, female reproductive factors may have no substantial influence on gastric cancer development...
  86. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus and ovarian cancer (Sweden)
    Elisabete Weiderpass
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Cancer Causes Control 13:759-64. 2002
    ..We present results from a large, population-based cohort study in Sweden, where we assessed ovarian cancer risk among patients hospitalized for diabetes mellitus...
  87. ncbi request reprint Reduced risk of prostate cancer among patients with diabetes mellitus
    Elisabete Weiderpass
    Unit of Field and Intervention Studies, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, F 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Int J Cancer 102:258-61. 2002
    ..We did find a small, but significantly decreased risk of prostate cancer among men who had been hospitalized for diabetes mellitus...
  88. doi request reprint Plasma levels of carotenoids, retinol and tocopherol and the risk of gastric cancer in Japan: a nested case-control study
    Christina Persson
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo ku 104 0045, Tokyo, Japan
    Carcinogenesis 29:1042-8. 2008
    ..Our findings suggest that those who have very low plasma levels of alpha-carotene and beta-carotene are at a higher risk of gastric cancer...
  89. ncbi request reprint Green tea and coffee intake and risk of pancreatic cancer in a large-scale, population-based cohort study in Japan (JPHC study)
    Juhua Luo
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur J Cancer Prev 16:542-8. 2007
    ..In conclusion, our findings support the idea that green tea or coffee consumption does not have a substantial impact on pancreatic cancer risk in general...
  90. ncbi request reprint A nationwide epidemiologic study of breast cancer incidence following breast reduction surgery in a large cohort of Swedish women
    Jon P Fryzek
    Department of Medicine, International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 97:131-4. 2006
    ..As the evidence from large-scale cohort studies accumulates, direct testing of this reduction in risk through clinical trials should be considered...
  91. ncbi request reprint Long-term cancer risk among Swedish women with cosmetic breast implants: an update of a nationwide study
    Joseph K McLaughlin
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:557-60. 2006
    ....
  92. ncbi request reprint The incidence of tonsillar cancer in Sweden is increasing
    Lalle Hammarstedt
    Department of Oto Rhino Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden
    Acta Otolaryngol 127:988-92. 2007
    ..In women, however, smoking can be a part of the explanation. Further studies to look at changes in other environmental factors, such as human papilloma virus (HPV) infection, are clearly warranted...
  93. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, physical activity and the risk of pancreatic cancer in relation to smoking status and history of diabetes: a large-scale population-based cohort study in Japan--the JPHC study
    Juhua Luo
    Epidemiology and Prevention Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, 104 0045, Japan
    Cancer Causes Control 18:603-12. 2007
    ..In particular, we explored how these effects were influenced by smoking status and a history of diabetes...
  94. pmc Trends in incidence and mortality of nasopharyngeal carcinoma over a 20-25 year period (1978/1983-2002) in Sihui and Cangwu counties in southern China
    Wei Hua Jia
    Department of Experimental Research, Cancer Center, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, State Key Laboratory of Oncology in Southern China, China
    BMC Cancer 6:178. 2006
    ....
  95. ncbi request reprint Incidence of cancer among patients with knee implants in Sweden, 1980-1994
    Jon P Fryzek
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Cancer 94:3057-62. 2002
    ..We investigated cancer occurrence in a nationwide population-based cohort of 30,011 patients who underwent knee replacement surgery in Sweden from 1980 to 1994...
  96. ncbi request reprint Anthropometry, physical activity, and the risk of pancreatic cancer in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Amy Berrington de Gonzalez
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Richard Doll Building, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford OX3 7LF, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:879-85. 2006
    ..50-1.35 for most active versus inactive). Future studies should consider including measurements of waist and hip circumference, to further investigate the relationship between central adiposity and the risk of pancreatic cancer...
  97. ncbi request reprint [Application of carotid artery reconstruction in head neck malignancy]
    Jian Sun
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Ninth People s Hospital, Shanghai Second Medical University
    Hua Xi Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi 20:24-6. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to establish an ideal operation method to deal with head and neck carcinomas of late stage and involving the carotid...
  98. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of oral contraceptive use and risk of myocardial infarction among Swedish women
    Karen L Margolis
    HealthPartners Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55440 1524, USA
    Fertil Steril 88:310-6. 2007
    ..To determine the risk for incident myocardial infarction (MI) in women exposed to modern formulations of oral contraceptives (OCs)...
  99. ncbi request reprint Excess mortality from suicide and other external causes of death among women with cosmetic breast implants
    Loren Lipworth
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 59:119-23; discussion 124-5. 2007
    ..Thus, screening for pre-implant psychiatric morbidity and post-implant monitoring among women seeking cosmetic breast implants may be warranted...
  100. ncbi request reprint Incidence of cancer among patients with atopic dermatitis
    Lena Hagströmer
    Department of Medicine, Section of Dermatology and Venereology, 143, Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, SE 141 86 Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Dermatol 141:1123-7. 2005
    ..To assess the risk of skin cancer and other cancers among patients with atopic dermatitis...