• Associations of pregnancy-related factors and birth characteristics with risk of endometrial cancer: A Nordic population-based case-control study 

      Trabert, Britton; Troisi, Rebecca; Grotmol, Tom; Ekbom, Anders; Engeland, Anders; Gissler, Mika; Glimelius, Ingrid; Madanat-Harjuoja, Laura M.; Sørensen, Henrik Toft; Tretli, Steinar; Ording, Anne Gulbech; Bjørge, Tone (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Many pregnancy‐related factors are associated with reduced endometrial cancer risk. However, it remains unclear whether pregnancy‐related complications (e.g., hypertensive conditions) are associated with risk and whether ...
    • Birth length and weight as predictors of breast cancer prognosis 

      Mæhle, Bjørn Ove; Vatten, Lars J.; Tretli, Steinar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2010-03-26)
      Background Birth size, and particularly birth length, is positively associated with breast cancer risk in adulthood. The objective of this study was to examine whether birth size is associated with survival among breast ...
    • Blood glucose and risk of incident and fatal cancer in the metabolic syndrome and cancer project (me-can): analysis of six prospective cohorts 

      Stocks, Tanja; Rapp, Kilian; Bjørge, Tone; Manjer, Jonas; Ulmer, Hanno; Selmer, Randi Marie; Lukanova, Annekatrin; Johansen, Dorthe; Concin, Hans; Tretli, Steinar; Hallmans, Göran; Jonsson, Håkan; Stattin, Pär (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2009-12-22)
      Background: Prospective studies have indicated that elevated blood glucose levels may be linked with increased cancer risk, but the strength of the association is unclear. We examined the association between blood glucose ...
    • Metabolic risk factors for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma: a prospective study of 580 000 subjects within the Me-Can project 

      Lindkvist, Björn; Johansen, Dorthe; Stocks, Tanja; Concin, Hans; Bjørge, Tone; Almquist, Martin; Häggström, Christel; Engeland, Anders; Hallmans, Göran; Nagel, Gabriele; Jonsson, Håkan; Selmer, Randi; Ulmer, Hanno; Tretli, Steinar; Stattin, Pär; Manjer, Jonas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-02-18)
      Background: Obesity is associated with an increased risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) and a decreased risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC). However, little is known about the risk of EAC and ESCC related ...
    • Metabolic risk score and cancer risk: pooled analysis of seven cohorts 

      Stocks, Tanja; Bjørge, Tone; Ulmer, Hanno; Manjer, Jonas; Häggström, Christel; Nagel, Gabriele; Engeland, Anders; Johansen, Dorthe; Hallmans, Göran; Selmer, Randi; Concin, Hans; Tretli, Steinar; Jonsson, Håkan; Stattin, Pär (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015)
      Background: There are few data on the joint influence of metabolic factors on risk of separate cancers. Methods: We analysed data on body mass index, blood pressure and plasma levels of glucose, total cholesterol and ...
    • Paternal characteristics associated with maternal periconceptional use of folic acid supplementation 

      Mortensen, Jan Helge Seglem; Øyen, Nina; Nilsen, Roy Miodini; Fomina, Tatiana; Tretli, Steinar; Bjørge, Tone (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-05-30)
      Background: Maternal predictors of folic acid (FA) supplementation use to reduce offspring risk of neural tube defects are well known, while paternal determinants for maternal FA use are less known. Such knowledge is ...
    • Pooled cohort study on height and risk of cancer and cancer death 

      Wiren, Sara; Häggström, Christel; Ulmer, Hanno; Manjer, Jonas; Bjørge, Tone; Nagel, Gabriele; Johansen, Dorthe; Hallmans, Göran; Engeland, Anders; Concin, Hans; Jonsson, Håkan; Selmer, Randi; Tretli, Steinar; Stocks, Tanja; Stattin, Pär (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013-10-31)
      Purpose: To assess the association between height and risk of cancer and cancer death. Methods: The metabolic syndrome and cancer project is a prospective pooled cohort study of 585,928 participants from seven cohorts in ...
    • A prospective study on metabolic risk factors and gallbladder cancer in the metabolic syndrome and cancer (Me-Can) collaborative study 

      Borena, Wegene; Edlinger, Michael; Bjørge, Tone; Häggström, Christel; Lindkvist, Björn; Nagel, Gabriele; Engeland, Anders; Stocks, Tanja; Strohmaier, Susanne; Manjer, Jonas; Selmer, Randi; Tretli, Steinar; Concin, Hans; Hallmans, Göran; Jönsson, Håkan; Stattin, Pär; Ulmer, Hanno (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-02-21)
      Objective: To investigate the association between metabolic risk factors (individually and in combination) and risk of gallbladder cancer (GBC). Methods: The metabolic syndrome and cancer project (Me-Can) includes cohorts ...
    • Reproductive history and risk of colorectal adenocarcinoma in parous women: a Nordic population-based case–control study 

      Bjørge, Tone; Gissler, Mika; Ording, Anne Gulbech; Engeland, Anders; Glimelius, Ingrid; Leinonen, Maarit; Sørensen, Henrik Toft; Tretli, Steinar; Ekbom, Anders; Troisi, Rebecca; Grotmol, Tom (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-10-04)
      Background: Data are conflicting regarding the role of endogenous sex hormones in colorectal carcinogenesis. In this large population-based study, we pooled data from birth and cancer registries in four Nordic countries, ...
    • Supplemental folic acid in pregnancy and childhood cancer risk 

      Mortensen, Jan Helge Seglem; Øyen, Nina; Fomina, Tatiana; Melbye, Mads; Tretli, Steinar; Vollset, Stein Emil; Bjørge, Tone (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      Background: We investigated the association between supplemental folic acid in pregnancy and childhood cancer in a nationwide study of 687 406 live births in Norway, 1999–2010, and 799 children diagnosed later with cancer. ...
    • Supplemental folic acid in pregnancy and maternal cancer risk 

      Mortensen, Jan Helge Seglem; Øyen, Nina; Fomina, Tatiana; Melbye, Mads; Tretli, Steinar; Vollset, Stein Emil; Bjørge, Tone (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-12)
      Background: There is evidence that increased intake of folate protects against the development of several types of cancer. Some studies have, however, raised concern about the safety of folate in relation to cancer risk. ...
    • Survival in Norwegian BRCA1 mutation carriers with breast cancer 

      Hagen, Anne Irene; Tretli, Steinar; Mæhle, Lovise; Apold, Jaran; Vedå, Nina; Møller, Pål (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2009-04-14)
      Several studies of survival in women with BRCA1 mutations have shown either reduced survival or no difference compared to controls. Programmes for early detection and treatment of inherited breast cancer, have failed to ...
    • The triglyceride-glucose index as a measure of insulin resistance and risk of obesity-related cancers 

      Fritz, Josef; Bjørge, Tone; Nagel, Gabriele; Manjer, Jonas; Engeland, Anders; Häggström, Christel; Concin, Hans; Teleka, Stanley; Tretli, Steinar; Gylling, Björn; Lang, Alois; Stattin, Pär; Stocks, Tanja; Ulmer, Hanno (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background: The role of insulin resistance as a mediator in the association of body mass index (BMI) with site-specific cancer risk has, to our knowledge, never been systematically quantified. Methods: Altogether 510 471 ...