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    • Adherence to the healthy Nordic food index, dietary composition, and lifestyle among Swedish women 

      Roswall, Nina; Eriksson, Ulf; Sandin, Sven; Löf, Marie; Olsen, Anja; Skeie, Guri; Adami, Hans-Olov; Weiderpass, Elisabete (Co-Action Publishing, 2015)
      Background: Studies examining diet scores in relation to health outcomes are gaining ground. Thus, control for dietary factors not part of the score, and lifestyle associated with adherence, is required to allow for a ...
    • Alcohol consumption over time and mortality in the Swedish Women’s Lifestyle and Health cohort 

      Licaj, Idlir; Sandin, Sven; Skeie, Guri; Adami, Hans-Olov; Roswall, Nina; Weiderpass, Elisabete (BMJ Publishing Group, 2016)
      Background: Alcohol consumption is steadily increasing in high-income countries but the harm and possible net benefits of light-to-moderate drinking remain controversial. We prospectively investigated the association between ...
    • Aspirin intake and breast cancer survival – a nation-wide study using prospectively recorded data in Sweden 

      Holmes, Michelle D; Olsson, Henrik; Pawitan, Yudi; Holm, Johanna; Lundholm, Cecilia; Andersson, Therese M-L; Adami, Hans-Olov; Askling, Johan; Smedby, Karin Ekström (BioMed Central, 2014)
      Background: Aspirin (ASA) use has been associated with improved breast cancer survival in several prospective studies. Methods: We conducted a nested case–control study of ASA use after a breast cancer diagnosis among women ...
    • The burden of hypertension in sub-Saharan Africa: a four-country cross sectional study 

      Guwatudde, David; Nankya-Mutyoba, Joan; Kalyesubula, Robert; Laurence, Carien; Adebamowo, Clement; Ajayi, IkeOluwapo; Bajunirwe, Francis; Njelekela, Marina; Chiwanga, Faraja S.; Reid, Todd; Volmink, Jimmy; Adami, Hans-Olov; Holmes, Michelle D.; Dalal, Shona (BioMed Central, 2015)
      Background: Hypertension, the leading single cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, is a growing public health problem in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Few studies have estimated and compared the burden of hypertension ...
    • A comprehensive evaluation of the role of genetic variation in follicular lymphoma survival 

      Baecklund, Fredrik; Foo, Jia-Nee; Bracci, Paige; Darabi, Hatef; Karlsson, Robert; Hjalgrim, Henrik; Rosenquist, Richard; Adami, Hans-Olov; Glimelius, Bengt; Melbye, Mads; Conde, Lucia; Liu, Jianjun; Humphreys, Keith; Skibola, Christine F; Smedby, Karin E (BioMed Central, 2014)
      Background: Survival in follicular lymphoma (FL) is highly variable, even within prognostic groups defined by tumor grade and the Follicular Lymphoma International Prognostic Index. Studies suggest that germline single ...
    • Consumption of Fish Products across the Lifespan and Prostate Cancer Risk 

      Torfadottir, Johanna E.; Valdimarsdottir, Unnur; Mucci, Lorelei Ann; Kasperzyk, Julie L.; Fall, Katja; Tryggvadottir, Laufey; Aspelund, Thor; Olafsson, Orn; Harris, Tamara B.; Jonsson, Eirikur; Tulinius, Hrafn; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Adami, Hans-Olov; Stampfer, Meir Jonathan; Steingrimsdottir, Laufey (Public Library of Science, 2013)
      Objective: To examine whether fish and fish oil consumption across the lifespan is associated with a lower risk of prostate cancer. Design: The study was nested among 2268 men aged 67–96 years in the AGES-Reykjavik cohort ...
    • A critical review of perfluorooctanoate and perfluorooctanesulfonate exposure and immunological health conditions in humans 

      Chang, Ellen T.; Adami, Hans-Olov; Boffetta, Paolo; Wedner, H. James; Mandel, Jack S. (Taylor & Francis, 2016)
      Abstract Whether perfluorooctanoate (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonate (PFOS), two widely used and biopersistent synthetic chemicals, are immunotoxic in humans is unclear. Accordingly, this article systematically and ...
    • A critical review of the epidemiology of Agent Orange/TCDD and prostate cancer 

      Chang, Ellen T.; Boffetta, Paolo; Adami, Hans-Olov; Cole, Philip; Mandel, Jack S. (Springer Netherlands, 2014)
      To inform risk assessment and regulatory decision-making, the relationship between 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) and prostate cancer requires clarification. This article systematically and critically reviews ...
    • Ethnic Differences in Survival after Breast Cancer in South East Asia 

      Bhoo-Pathy, Nirmala; Hartman, Mikael; Yip, Cheng-Har; Saxena, Nakul; Taib, Nur Aishah; Lim, Siew-Eng; Iau, Philip; Adami, Hans-Olov; Bulgiba, Awang M.; Lee, Soo-Chin; Verkooijen, Helena M. (Public Library of Science, 2012)
      Background: The burden of breast cancer in Asia is escalating. We evaluated the impact of ethnicity on survival after breast cancer in the multi-ethnic region of South East Asia. Methodology/Principal Findings Using the ...
    • Feasibility of a large cohort study in sub-Saharan Africa assessed through a four-country study 

      Dalal, Shona; Holmes, Michelle D.; Laurence, Carien; Bajunirwe, Francis; Guwatudde, David; Njelekela, Marina; Adebamowo, Clement; Nankya-Mutyoba, Joan; Chiwanga, Faraja S.; Volmink, Jimmy; Ajayi, Ikeoluwapo; Kalyesubula, Robert; Reid, Todd G.; Dockery, Douglas; Hemenway, David; Adami, Hans-Olov (Co-Action Publishing, 2015)
      Background: Large prospective epidemiologic studies are vital in determining disease etiology and forming national health policy. Yet, such studies do not exist in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) notwithstanding the growing burden ...
    • Genome-wide association study identifies multiple susceptibility loci for diffuse large B cell lymphoma 

      Cerhan, James R.; Berndt, Sonja I.; Vijai, Joseph; Ghesquières, Hervé; McKay, James; Wang, Sophia S.; Wang, Zhaoming; Yeager, Meredith; Conde, Lucia; de Bakker, Paul; Nieters, Alexandra; Cox, David; Burdett, Laurie; Monnereau, Alain; Flowers, Christopher R.; De Roos, Anneclaire J.; Brooks-Wilson, Angela R.; Lan, Qing; Severi, Gianluca; Melbye, Mads; Gu, Jian; Jackson, Rebecca D.; Kane, Eleanor; Teras, Lauren R.; Purdue, Mark P.; Vajdic, Claire M.; Spinelli, John J.; Giles, Graham G.; Albanes, Demetrius; Kelly, Rachel; Zucca, Mariagrazia; Bertrand, Kimberly Anne; Zeleniuch-Jacquotte, Anne; Lawrence, Charles; Hutchinson, Amy; Zhi, Degui; Habermann, Thomas M.; Link, Brian K.; Novak, Anne J.; Dogan, Ahmet; Asmann, Yan W.; Liebow, Mark; Thompson, Carrie A.; Ansell, Stephen M.; Witzig, Thomas E.; Weiner, George J.; Veron, Amelie S.; Zelenika, Diana; Tilly, Hervé; Haioun, Corinne; Molina, Thierry Jo; Hjalgrim, Henrik; Glimelius, Bengt; Adami, Hans-Olov; Bracci, Paige M.; Riby, Jacques; Smith, Martyn T.; Holly, Elizabeth A.; Cozen, Wendy; Hartge, Patricia; Morton, Lindsay M.; Severson, Richard K.; Tinker, Lesley F.; North, Kari E.; Becker, Nikolaus; Benavente, Yolanda; Boffetta, Paolo; Brennan, Paul; Foretova, Lenka; Maynadie, Marc; Staines, Anthony; Lightfoot, Tracy; Crouch, Simon; Smith, Alex; Roman, Eve; Diver, W. Ryan; Offit, Kenneth; Zelenetz, Andrew; Klein, Robert J.; Villano, Danylo J.; Zheng, Tongzhang; Zhang, Yawei; Holford, Theodore R.; Kricker, Anne; Turner, Jenny; Southey, Melissa C.; Clavel, Jacqueline; Virtamo, Jarmo; Weinstein, Stephanie; Riboli, Elio; Vineis, Paolo; Kaaks, Rudolph; Trichopoulos, Dimitrios; Vermeulen, Roel C. H.; Boeing, Heiner; Tjonneland, Anne; Angelucci, Emanuele; Di Lollo, Simonetta; Rais, Marco; Birmann, Brenda Melanie; Laden, Francine; Giovannucci, Edward L.; Kraft, Phillip L.; Huang, Jinyan; Ma, Baoshan; Ye, Yuanqing; Chiu, Brian C. H.; Sampson, Joshua; Liang, Liming; Park, Ju-Hyun; Chung, Charles C.; Weisenburger, Dennis D.; Chatterjee, Nilanjan; Fraumeni Jr, Joseph F.; Slager, Susan L.; Wu, Xifeng; de Sanjose, Silvia; Smedby, Karin E.; Salles, Gilles; Skibola, Christine F.; Rothman, Nathaniel; Chanock, Stephen J. (Nature Publishing Group, 2014)
      Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) is the most common lymphoma subtype and is clinically aggressive. To identify genetic susceptibility loci for DLBCL, we conducted a meta-analysis of three new genome-wide association ...
    • A genome-wide association study of Hodgkin Lymphoma identifies new susceptibility loci at 2p16.1 (REL), 8q24.21, and 10p14 (GATA3) 

      Enciso-Mora, Victor; Broderick, Peter; Ma, Yussanne; Jarrett, Ruth F; Hjalgrim, Henrik; Hemminki, Kari; van den Berg, Anke; Olver, Bianca; Lloyd, Amy; Dobbins, Sara E; Lightfoot, Tracy; van Leeuwen, Flora E; Försti, Asta; Diepstra, Arjan; Broeks, Annegien; Vijayakrishnan, Jayaram; Shield, Lesley; Lake, Annette; Montgomery, Dorothy; Roman, Eve; Engert, Andreas; von Strandmann, Elke Pogge; Reiners, Katrin S.; Nolte, Ilja M; Smedby, Karin E; Adami, Hans-Olov; Russell, Nicola S; Glimelius, Bengt; Hamilton-Dutoit, Stephen; de Bruin, Marieke; Ryder, Lars P; Molin, Daniel; Sorensen, Karina Meden; Chang, Ellen T; Taylor, Malcolm; Cooke, Rosie; Hofstra, Robert; Westers, Helga; van Wezel, Tom; van Eijk, Ronald; Ashworth, Alan; Rostgaard, Klaus; Melbye, Mads; Swerdlow, Anthony J; Houlston, Richard S (2014)
      To identify predisposition loci for classical Hodgkin Lymphoma (cHL) we conducted a genome-wide association study of 589 cHL cases and 5,199 controls with validation in 4 independent samples totaling 2,057 cases and 3,416 ...
    • A genome-wide association study of marginal zone lymphoma shows association to the HLA region 

      Vijai, Joseph; Wang, Zhaoming; Berndt, Sonja I.; Skibola, Christine F.; Slager, Susan L.; de Sanjose, Silvia; Melbye, Mads; Glimelius, Bengt; Bracci, Paige M.; Conde, Lucia; Birmann, Brenda M.; Wang, Sophia S.; Brooks-Wilson, Angela R.; Lan, Qing; de Bakker, Paul I. W.; Vermeulen, Roel C. H.; Portlock, Carol; Ansell, Stephen M.; Link, Brian K.; Riby, Jacques; North, Kari E.; Gu, Jian; Hjalgrim, Henrik; Cozen, Wendy; Becker, Nikolaus; Teras, Lauren R.; Spinelli, John J.; Turner, Jenny; Zhang, Yawei; Purdue, Mark P.; Giles, Graham G.; Kelly, Rachel S.; Zeleniuch-Jacquotte, Anne; Ennas, Maria Grazia; Monnereau, Alain; Bertrand, Kimberly A.; Albanes, Demetrius; Lightfoot, Tracy; Yeager, Meredith; Chung, Charles C.; Burdett, Laurie; Hutchinson, Amy; Lawrence, Charles; Montalvan, Rebecca; Liang, Liming; Huang, Jinyan; Ma, Baoshan; Villano, Danylo J.; Maria, Ann; Corines, Marina; Thomas, Tinu; Novak, Anne J.; Dogan, Ahmet; Liebow, Mark; Thompson, Carrie A.; Witzig, Thomas E.; Habermann, Thomas M.; Weiner, George J.; Smith, Martyn T.; Holly, Elizabeth A.; Jackson, Rebecca D.; Tinker, Lesley F.; Ye, Yuanqing; Adami, Hans-Olov; Smedby, Karin E.; De Roos, Anneclaire J.; Hartge, Patricia; Morton, Lindsay M.; Severson, Richard K.; Benavente, Yolanda; Boffetta, Paolo; Brennan, Paul; Foretova, Lenka; Maynadie, Marc; McKay, James; Staines, Anthony; Diver, W. Ryan; Vajdic, Claire M.; Armstrong, Bruce K.; Kricker, Anne; Zheng, Tongzhang; Holford, Theodore R.; Severi, Gianluca; Vineis, Paolo; Ferri, Giovanni M.; Ricco, Rosalia; Miligi, Lucia; Clavel, Jacqueline; Giovannucci, Edward; Kraft, Peter; Virtamo, Jarmo; Smith, Alex; Kane, Eleanor; Roman, Eve; Chiu, Brian C. H.; Fraumeni, Joseph F.; Wu, Xifeng; Cerhan, James R.; Offit, Kenneth; Chanock, Stephen J.; Rothman, Nathaniel; Nieters, Alexandra (Nature Pub. Group, 2015)
      Marginal zone lymphoma (MZL) is the third most common subtype of B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Here we perform a two-stage GWAS of 1,281 MZL cases and 7,127 controls of European ancestry and identify two independent loci ...
    • GWAS of Follicular Lymphoma Reveals Allelic Heterogeneity at 6p21.32 and Suggests Shared Genetic Susceptibility with Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma 

      Smedby, Karin E.; Foo, Jia Nee; Skibola, Christine F.; Darabi, Hatef; Conde, Lucia; Hjalgrim, Henrik; Kumar, Vikrant; Chang, Ellen T.; Rothman, Nathaniel; Cerhan, James R.; Brooks-Wilson, Angela R.; Rehnberg, Emil; Irwan, Ishak D.; Ryder, Lars P.; Bracci, Paige M.; Agana, Luz; Riby, Jacques; Cozen, Wendy; Hartge, Patricia; Morton, Lindsay M.; Severson, Richard K.; Slager, Susan L.; Fredericksen, Zachary S.; Novak, Anne J.; Kay, Neil E.; Habermann, Thomas M.; Armstrong, Bruce; Kricker, Anne; Milliken, Sam; Purdue, Mark P.; Vajdic, Claire M.; Boyle, Peter; Lan, Qing; Zahm, Shelia H.; Zhang, Yawei; Zheng, Tongzhang; Leach, Stephen; Spinelli, John J.; Smith, Martyn T.; Chanock, Stephen J.; Padyukov, Leonid; Alfredsson, Lars; Klareskog, Lars; Glimelius, Bengt; Melbye, Mads; Liu, Edison T.; Humphreys, Keith; Liu, Jianjun; Gibson, Greg; Brown, Peter N.; Davis, Scott; Wang, Sophia S.; Adami, Hans-Olov (Public Library of Science, 2011)
      Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) represents a diverse group of hematological malignancies, of which follicular lymphoma (FL) is a prevalent subtype. A previous genome-wide association study has established a marker, rs10484561 ...
    • Higher incidence of premenopausal breast cancer in less developed countries; myth or truth? 

      Ghiasvand, Reza; Adami, Hans-Olov; Harirchi, Iraj; Akrami, Rahim; Zendehdel, Kazem (BioMed Central, 2014)
      Background: Fundamental etiologic differences have been suggested to cause earlier onset of breast cancer in less developed countries (LDCs) than in more developed countries (MDCs). We explored this hypothesis using ...
    • Immediate Risk for Cardiovascular Events and Suicide Following a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis: Prospective Cohort Study 

      Ye, Weimin; Andrén, Ove; Johansson, Jan-Erik; Andersson, Swen-Olof; Sparén, Pär; Klein, Georg; Valdimarsdóttir, Unnur; Franco, Eduardo L.; Fall, Katja; Fang, Fang; Mucci, Lorelei Ann; Stampfer, Meir Jonathan; Adami, Hans-Olov (Public Library of Science, 2009)
      Background: Stressful life events have been shown to be associated with altered risk of various health consequences. The aim of the present study was to investigate whether the emotional stress evoked by a prostate cancer ...
    • Improved Breast Cancer Survival Following Introduction of an Organized Mammography Screening Program among Both Screened and Unscreened Women: A Population-Based Cohort Study 

      Kalager, Mette; Haldorsen, Tor; Bretthauer, Michael; Hoff, Geir; Thoresen, Steinar O; Adami, Hans-Olov (BioMed Central, 2009)
      Introduction: Mammography screening reduces breast cancer mortality through earlier diagnosis but may convey further benefit if screening is associated with optimized treatment through multidisciplinary medical care. In ...
    • Is Breast Cancer Prognosis Inherited? 

      Hartman, Mikael; Lindström, Linda; Dickman, Paul W; Adami, Hans-Olov; Hall, Per; Czene, Kamila (BioMed Central, 2007)
      Introduction: A genetic component is well established in the etiology of breast cancer. It is not well known, however, whether genetic traits also influence prognostic features of the malignant phenotype. Methods: We carried ...
    • Low carbohydrate-high protein diet and incidence of cardiovascular diseases in Swedish women: prospective cohort study 

      Lagiou, Pagona; Sandin, Sven; Lof, Marie; Trichopoulos, Dimitrios; Adami, Hans-Olov; Weiderpass, Elisabete (BMJ Publishing Group Ltd., 2012)
      Objective: To study the long term consequences of low carbohydrate diets, generally characterised by concomitant increases in protein intake, on cardiovascular health. Design Prospective cohort study. Setting Uppsala, ...
    • Mammographic density and breast cancer risk: a mediation analysis 

      Rice, Megan S.; Bertrand, Kimberly A.; VanderWeele, Tyler J.; Rosner, Bernard A.; Liao, Xiaomei; Adami, Hans-Olov; Tamimi, Rulla M. (BioMed Central, 2016)
      Background: High mammographic density (MD) is a strong risk factor for breast cancer. However, it is unclear whether high MD is an intermediate phenotype or whether breast cancer risk factors influence breast cancer risk ...