• Androgen receptor as potential therapeutic target in metastatic endometrial cancer 

      Tangen, Ingvild Løberg; Onyango, Therese Bredholt; Kopperud, Reidun Kristin; Berg, Anna; Halle, Mari Kyllesø; Øyan, Anne Margrete; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Trovik, Jone; Kalland, Karl-Henning; Salvesen, Helga Birgitte; Krakstad, Camilla (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-06-30)
      Purpose: The expression and involvement of estrogen (ER) and progesterone receptor (PR) is extensively studied in endometrial cancer. Androgen receptor (AR) is a hormone receptor less studied in female cancers, and we here ...
    • Aneuploidy related transcriptional changes in endometrial cancer link low expression of chromosome 15q genes to poor survival 

      Mauland, Karen Klepsland; Wik, Elisabeth; Høivik, Erling Andre; Kusonmano, Kanthida; Halle, Mari Kyllesø; Berg, Anna; Haugland, Hans Kristian; Øyan, Anne Margrete; Kalland, Karl-Henning; Stefansson, Ingunn Marie; Akslen, Lars A.; Krakstad, Camilla; Trovik, Jone; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Salvesen, Helga Birgitte (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      Aneuploidy is a widely studied prognostic marker in endometrial cancer (EC), however, not implemented in clinical decision-making. It lacks validation in large prospective patient cohorts adjusted for currently standard ...
    • ATAD2 overexpression links to enrichment of B-MYBtranslational signatures and development of aggressive endometrial carcinoma 

      Krakstad, Camilla; Tangen, Ingvild Løberg; Høivik, Erling Andre; Halle, Mari Kyllesø; Berg, Anna; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Ræder, Maria B.; Kusonmano, Kanthida; Zou, June; Øyan, Anne Margrete; Stefansson, Ingunn; Trovik, Jone; Kalland, Karl-Henning; Chen, Hong-Wu; Salvesen, Helga Birgitte (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015)
      We have explored the potential for clinical implementation of ATAD2 as a biomarker for aggressive endometrial cancer by investigating to what extent immunohistochemical (IHC) staining for ATAD2 is feasible, reflects clinical ...
    • Blood Metabolites Associate with Prognosis in Endometrial Cancer 

      Strand, Elin; Tangen, Ingvild Løberg; Fasmer, Kristine Eldevik; Jacob, Havjin; Halle, Mari Kyllesø; Hoivik, Erling A; Delvoux, Bert; Trovik, Jone; Haldorsen, Ingfrid S.; Romano, Andrea; Krakstad, Camilla (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-12-14)
      Endometrial cancer has a high prevalence among post-menopausal women in developed countries. We aimed to explore whether certain metabolic patterns could be related to the characteristics of aggressive disease and poorer ...
    • Blood steroid levels predict survival in endometrial cancer and reflect tumor estrogen signaling 

      Forsse, David Erik; Tangen, Ingvild Løberg; Fasmer, Kristine Eldevik; Halle, Mari Kyllesø; Viste, Kristin; Almås, Bjørg; Bertelsen, Bjørn-Erik; Trovik, Jone; Haldorsen, Ingfrid S.; Krakstad, Camilla (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-02)
      Objective Blood-based biomarkers are attractive due to ease of sampling and standardized measurement technology, reducing obstacles to clinical implementation. The objective of this study was to evaluate a clinically ...
    • Development of prediction models for lymph node metastasis in endometrioid endometrial carcinoma 

      Berg, Hege Fredriksen; Ju, Zhenlin; Myrvold, Madeleine; Fasmer, Kristine Eldevik; Halle, Mari Kyllesø; Høivik, Erling Andre; Westin, Shannon; Trovik, Jone; Haldorsen, Ingfrid S.; Mills, Gordon B.; Krakstad, Camilla; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-02-10)
      Background In endometrioid endometrial cancer (EEC), current clinical algorithms do not accurately predict patients with lymph node metastasis (LNM), leading to both under- and over-treatment. We aimed to develop models ...
    • Epigenetic analysis leads to identification of HNF1B as a subtype-specific susceptibility gene for ovarian cancer 

      Shen, Hui; Fridley, BL; Song, HL; Lawrenson, K; Cunningham, JM; Ramus, SJ; Cicek, MS; Tyrer, J; Stram, D; Larson, MC; Kobel, M; Ziogas, A; Zheng, W; Yang, HP; Wu, AH; Wozniak, EL; Woo, YL; Winterhoff, B; Wik, Elisabeth; Whittemore, AS; Wentzensen, N; Weber, RP; Vitonis, AF; Vincent, D; Vierkant, RA; Vergote, I; Van Den Berg, D; Van Altena, AM; Tworoger, SS; Thompson, PJ; Tessier, DC; Terry, KL; Teo, SH; Templeman, C; Stram, DO; Southey, MC; Sieh, W; Siddiqui, N; Shvetsov, YB; Shu, XO; Shridhar, V; Wang-Gohrke, S; Severi, G; Schwaab, I; Salvesen, Helga Birgitte; Rzepecka, IK; Runnebaum, IB; Rossing, MA; Rodriguez-Rodriguez, L; Risch, HA; Renner, SP; Poole, EM; Pike, MC; Phelan, CM; Pelttari, LM; Pejovic, T; Paul, J; Orlow, I; Omar, SZ; Olson, SH; Odunsi, K; Nickels, S; Nevanlinna, H; Ness, RB; Narod, SA; Nakanishi, T; Moysich, KB; Monteiro, ANA; Moes-Sosnowska, J; Modugno, F; Menon, U; McLaughlin, JR; McGuire, V; Matsuo, K; Adenan, NAM; Massuger, LFAG; Lurie, G; Lundvall, L; Lubinski, J; Lissowska, J; Levine, DA; Leminen, A; Lee, AW; Le, ND; Lambrechts, S; Lambrechts, D; Kupryjanczyk, J; Krakstad, Camilla; Konecny, GE; Kjaer, SK; Kiemeney, LA; Kelemen, LE; Keeney, GL; Karlan, BY; Karevan, R; Kalli, KR; Kajiyama, H; Ji, BT; Jensen, A; Jakubowska, A; Iversen, E; Hosono, S; Hogdall, CK; Hogdall, E; Hoatlin, M; Hillemanns, P; Heitz, F; Hein, R; Harter, P; Halle, Mari Kyllesø; Hall, P; Gronwald, J; Gore, M; Goodman, MT; Giles, GG; Gentry-Maharaj, A; Garcia-Closas, M; Flanagan, JM; Fasching, PA; Ekici, AB; Edwards, R; Eccles, D; Easton, DF; Durst, M; du Bois, A; Dork, T; Doherty, JA; Despierre, E; Dansonka-Mieszkowska, A; Cybulski, C; Cramer, DW; Cook, LS; Chen, XQ; Charbonneau, B; Chang-Claude, J; Campbell, I; Butzow, R; Bunker, CH; Brueggmann, D; Brown, R; Brooks-Wilson, A; Brinton, LA; Bogdanova, N; Block, MS; Benjamin, E; Beesley, J; Beckmann, MW; Bandera, EV; Baglietto, L; Bacot, F; Armasu, SM; Antonenkova, N; Anton-Culver, H; Aben, KK; Liang, D; Wu, XF; Lu, KR; Hildebrandt, MAT; Schildkraut, JM; Sellers, TA; Huntsman, D; Berchuck, A; Chenevix-Trench, G; Gayther, SA; Pharoah, PDP; Laird, PW; Goode, EL; Pearce, CL (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013-03-27)
      HNF1B is overexpressed in clear cell epithelial ovarian cancer, and we observed epigenetic silencing in serous epithelial ovarian cancer, leading us to hypothesize that variation in this gene differentially associates with ...
    • HER2 expression patterns in paired primary and metastatic endometrial cancer lesions 

      Halle, Mari Kyllesø; Tangen, Ingvild Løberg; Berg, Hege Fredriksen; Hoivik, Erling A; Mauland, Karen Klepsland; Kusonmano, Kanthida; Berg, Anna; Hurtado, Antoni; Kalland, Karl-Henning; Øyan, Anne Margrete; Stefansson, Ingunn; Vintermyr, Olav Karsten; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Haldorsen, Ingfrid S.; Trovik, Jone; Salvesen, Helga Birgitte; Krakstad, Camilla (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-11-23)
      Background: Despite successful implementation of drugs targeting the human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) receptor in breast and gastric cancers, the potential of HER2 as a therapeutic target in other cancers ...
    • High degree of heterogeneity of PD-L1 and PD-1 from primary to metastatic endometrial cancer 

      Engerud, Hilde Renate; Berg, Hege Fredriksen; Myrvold, Madeleine; Halle, Mari Kyllesø; Bjørge, Line; Haldorsen, Ingfrid S.; Høivik, Erling Andre; Trovik, Jone; Krakstad, Camilla (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Objective PD-L1 and PD-1 are predictive markers for immunotherapy and increasingly relevant in endometrial cancer. The reported fraction of positive primary tumors has been inconsistent. We investigated the expression of ...
    • High-Throughput Mutation Profiling of Primary and Metastatic Endometrial Cancers Identifies KRAS, FGFR2 and PIK3CA to Be Frequently Mutated 

      Krakstad, Camilla; Birkeland, Even; Seidel, Danila; Kusonmano, Kanthida; Petersen, Kjell; Mjøs, Siv; Høivik, Erling Andre; Wik, Elisabeth; Halle, Mari Kyllesø; Øyan, Anne Margrete; Kalland, Karl-Henning; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Trovik, Jone; Salvesen, Helga Birgitte (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2012-12-27)
      Background: Despite being the most common pelvic gynecologic malignancy in industrialized countries, no targeted therapies are available for patients with metastatic endometrial carcinoma. In order to improve treatment, ...
    • Identification and molecular characterization of a new ovarian cancer susceptibility locus at 17q21.31 

      Permuth-Wey, Jennifer; Lawrenson, K; Shen, HC; Velkova, A; Tyrer, JP; Chen, ZH; Lin, HY; Chen, YA; Tsai, YY; Qu, XT; Ramus, SJ; Karevan, R; Lee, J; Lee, N; Larson, MC; Aben, KK; Anton-Culver, H; Antonenkova, N; Antoniou, AC; Armasu, SM; Bacot, F; Baglietto, L; Bandera, EV; Barnholtz-Sloan, J; Beckmann, MW; Birrer, MJ; Bloom, G; Bogdanova, N; Brinton, LA; Brooks-Wilson, A; Brown, R; Butzow, R; Cai, QY; Campbell, I; Chang-Claude, J; Chanock, S; Chenevix-Trench, G; Cheng, JQ; Cicek, MS; Coetzee, GA; Cook, LS; Couch, FJ; Cramer, DW; Cunningham, JM; Dansonka-Mieszkowska, A; Despierre, E; Doherty, JA; Dork, T; du Bois, A; Durst, M; Easton, DF; Eccles, D; Edwards, R; Ekici, AB; Fasching, PA; Fenstermacher, DA; Flanagan, JM; Garcia-Closas, M; Gentry-Maharaj, A; Giles, GG; Glasspool, RM; Gonzalez-Bosquet, J; Goodman, MT; Gore, M; Gorski, B; Gronwald, J; Hall, P; Halle, Mari Kyllesø; Harter, P; Heitz, F; Hillemanns, P; Hoatlin, M; Hogdall, CK; Hogdall, E; Hosono, S; Jakubowska, A; Jensen, A; Jim, H; Kalli, KR; Karlan, BY; Kaye, SB; Kelemen, LE; Kiemeney, LA; Kikkawa, F; Konecny, GE; Krakstad, Camilla; Kjaer, SK; Kupryjanczyk, J; Lambrechts, D; Lambrechts, S; Lancaster, JM; Le, ND; Leminen, A; Levine, DA; Liang, D; Lim, BK; Lin, J; Lissowska, J; Lu, KH; Lubinski, J; Lurie, G; Massuger, LFAG; Matsuo, K; McGuire, V; McLaughlin, JR; Menon, U; Modugno, F; Moysich, KB; Nakanishi, T; Narod, SA; Nedergaard, L; Ness, RB; Nevanlinna, H; Nickels, S; Noushmehr, H; Odunsi, K; Olson, SH; Orlow, I; Paul, J; Pearce, CL; Pejovic, T; Pelttari, LM; Pike, MC; Poole, EM; Raska, P; Renner, SP; Risch, HA; Rodriguez-Rodriguez, L; Rossing, MA; Rudolph, A; Runnebaum, IB; Rzepecka, IK; Salvesen, Helga Birgitte; Schwaab, I; Severi, G; Shridhar, V; Shu, XO; Shvetsov, YB; Sieh, W; Song, HL; Southey, MC; Spiewankiewicz, B; Stram, D; Sutphen, R; Teo, SH; Terry, KL; Tessier, DC; Thompson, PJ; Tworoger, SS; van Altena, AM; Vergote, I; Vierkant, RA; Vincent, D; Vitonis, AF; Wang-Gohrke, S; Weber, RP; Wentzensen, N; Whittemore, AS; Wik, Elisabeth; Wilkens, LR; Winterhoff, B; Woo, YL; Wu, AH; Xiang, YB; Yang, HP; Zheng, W; Ziogas, A; Zulkifli, F; Phelan, CM; Iversen, E; Schildkraut, JM; Berchuck, A; Fridley, BL; Goode, EL; Pharoah, PDP; Monteiro, ANA; Sellers, TA; Gayther, SA (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013-03-27)
      Epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) has a heritable component that remains to be fully characterized. Most identified common susceptibility variants lie in non-protein-coding sequences. We hypothesized that variants in the 3′ ...
    • Maintained survival outcome after reducing lymphadenectomy rates and optimizing adjuvant treatment in endometrial cancer 

      Forsse, David Erik; Berg, Hege Fredriksen; Bozickovic, Olivera; Engerud, Hilde Renate; Halle, Mari Kyllesø; Høivik, Erling Andre; Woie, Kathrine; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Haldorsen, Ingfrid S.; Trovik, Jone; Krakstad, Camilla (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Objective Main controversies in endometrial cancer treatment include the role of lymphadenectomy and optimal adjuvant treatment. We assessed clinical outcome in a population-based endometrial cancer cohort in relation to ...
    • MDM2 promoter polymorphism del1518 (rs3730485) and its impact on endometrial and ovarian cancer risk 

      Gansmo, Liv Beathe; Bjørnslett, Merete Pauline; Halle, Mari Kyllesø; Salvesen, Helga; Romundstad, Pål Richard; Hveem, Kristian; Vatten, Lars Johan; Dørum, Anne; Lønning, Per Eystein; Knappskog, Stian (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-02-03)
      Background: The del1518 (rs3730485) polymorphism is an in/del variant in the MDM2 promoter P1. The variant is in complete linkage disequilibrium with MDM2 SNP309 (rs2279744) and has previously been found associated with ...
    • The MDM4 SNP34091 (rs4245739) C-allele is associated with increased risk of ovarian—but not endometrial cancer 

      Gansmo, Liv Beathe; Bjørnslett, Merete Pauline; Halle, Mari Kyllesø; Salvesen, Helga Birgitte; Dørum, Anne; Birkeland, Einar Elvbakken; Hveem, Kristian; Romundstad, Pål Richard; Vatten, Lars Johan; Lønning, Per Eystein; Knappskog, Stian (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-02-11)
      The MDM4 protein (also known as MDMX or HDMX) is a negative regulator of p53, not only by direct interaction but also through its interaction with MDM2. Further, MDM4 overexpression and amplification have been observed in ...
    • Molecular alterations suggesting new treatment strategies in uterine carcinomas 

      Halle, Mari Kyllesø (Doctoral thesis, 2017-11-10)
    • PIK3CA exon9 mutations associate with reduced survival, and are highly concordant between matching primary tumors and metastases in endometrial cancer 

      Mjøs, Siv; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Birkeland, Even; Holst, Frederik; Berg, Anna; Halle, Mari Kyllesø; Tangen, Ingvild Løberg; Kusonmano, Kanthida; Mauland, Karen Klepsland; Øyan, Anne Margrete; Kalland, Karl-Henning; Lewis, Aurelia Eva; Mills, Gordon B.; Krakstad, Camilla; Trovik, Jone; Salvesen, Helga; Høivik, Erling Andre (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-08-31)
      Mutations of the phosphoinositide-3-kinase (PI3K) catalytic subunit alpha gene (PIK3CA) are frequent in endometrial cancer. We sequenced exon9 and exon20 of PIK3CA in 280 primary endometrial cancers to assess the relationship ...
    • Stathmin Protein Level, a Potential Predictive Marker for Taxane Treatment Response in Endometrial Cancer 

      Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Trovik, Jone; Halle, Mari Kyllesø; Wik, Elisabeth; Akslen, Lars A.; Birkeland, Even; Bredholt, Therese; Tangen, Ingvild Løberg; Krakstad, Camilla; Salvesen, Helga Birgitte (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-02-25)
      Stathmin is a prognostic marker in many cancers, including endometrial cancer. Preclinical studies, predominantly in breast cancer, have suggested that stathmin may additionally be a predictive marker for response to ...
    • Switch in FOXA1 status associates with endometrial cancer progression 

      Tangen, Ingvild Løberg; Krakstad, Camilla; Halle, Mari Kyllesø; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Øyan, Anne Margrete; Kusonmano, Kanthida; Petersen, Kjell; Kalland, Karl-Henning; Akslen, Lars A.; Trovik, Jone; Rodriguez, Antoni Hurtado; Salvesen, Helga Birgitte (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-05-21)
      Background: The transcription factor Forkhead box A1 (FOXA1) is suggested to be important in hormone dependent cancers, although with little data for endometrial cancer. We investigated expression levels of FOXA1 in primary ...
    • Tissue and imaging biomarkers for hypoxia predict poor outcome in endometrial cancer 

      Berg, Anna; Fasmer, Kristine Eldevik; Mauland, Karen Klepsland; Ytre-Hauge, Sigmund; Høivik, Erling Andre; Husby, Jenny Hild Aase; Tangen, Ingvild Løberg; Trovik, Jone; Halle, Mari Kyllesø; Woie, Kathrine; Bjørge, Line; Bjørnerud, Atle; Salvesen, Helga; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Krakstad, Camilla; Haldorsen, Ingfrid S. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-09-13)
      Hypoxia is frequent in solid tumors and linked to aggressive phenotypes and therapy resistance. We explored expression patterns of the proposed hypoxia marker HIF-1α in endometrial cancer (EC) and investigate whether ...