• A 10-gene prognostic signature points to LIMCH1 and HLA-DQB1 as important players in aggressive cervical cancer disease 

      Halle, Mari Kyllesø; Sødal, Marte; Forsse, David Erik; Engerud, Hilde Renate; Woie, Kathrine; Lura, Njål Gjærde; Wagner-Larsen, Kari Strøno; Trovik, Jone; Bertelsen, Bjørn; Haldorsen, Ingfrid S.; Ojesina, Akinyemi I.; Krakstad, Camilla (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background: Advanced cervical cancer carries a particularly poor prognosis, and few treatment options exist. Identification of effective molecular markers is vital to improve the individualisation of treatment. We investigated ...
    • Addition of IMP3 to L1CAM for discrimination between low- and high-grade endometrial carcinomas: a European Network for Individualised Treatment of Endometrial Cancer collaboration study 

      Visser, Nicole C.M.; van der Putten, Louis J.M.; van Egerschot, Alex; van de Vijver, Koen K.; Santacana, Maria; Bronsert, Peter; Hirschfeld, Marc; Colas, Eva; Gil-Moreno, Antonio; Garcia, Angel; Mancebo, Gemma; Alameda, Francesc; Krakstad, Camilla; Tangen, Ingvild Løberg; Huvila, Jutta; Schrauwen, Stefanie; Koskas, Martin; Walker, Francine; Weinberger, Vit; Minar, Lubos; Hausnerova, Jitka; Snijders, Marc P.L.M.; van den Berg-van Erp, Saskia; Matias-Guiu, Xavier; Trovik, Jone; Amant, Frédéric; Massuger, Leon F.A.G.; Bulten, Johan; Pijnenborg, Johanna M.A. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Discrimination between low- and high-grade endometrial carcinomas (ECs) is clinically relevant but can be challenging for pathologists, with moderate interobserver agreement. Insulin-like growth factor-II mRNA-binding ...
    • 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 ...
    • Association Between Proportion of Nuclei With High Chromatin Entropy and Prognosis in Gynecological Cancers 

      Nielsen, Birgitte; Kleppe, Andreas; Hveem, Tarjei Sveinsgjerd; Pradhan, Manohar; Syvertsen, Rolf Anders; Nesheim, John Arne; Kristensen, Gunnar S Balle; Trovik, Jone; Kerr, David J.; Albregtsen, Fritz; Danielsen, Håvard Emil (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-04-18)
      Background: Nuclear texture analysis measuring differences in chromatin structure has provided prognostic biomarkers in several cancers. There is a need for improved cell-by-cell chromatin analysis to detect nuclei with ...
    • 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 ...
    • Cancer awareness in the general population varies with sex, age and media coverage: A population-based survey with focus on gynecologic cancers 

      Fonnes, Tina; Telle, Ingrid Ovidia Moe; Forsse, David Erik; Falck, Runa; Trovik, Jone; Haldorsen, Ingfrid S.; Krakstad, Camilla (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Objectives There is a need for more knowledge about the public awareness and attitudes towards gynecologic cancers. We employed a research-purpose population-based citizen panel to assess how often people recall gynecologic ...
    • Candidate locus analysis of the TERT–CLPTM1L cancer risk region on chromosome 5p15 identifies multiple independent variants associated with endometrial cancer risk 

      Carvajal-Carmona, Luis G.; O'Mara, Tracy A.; Painter, Jodie N.; Lose, Felicity A.; Dennis, Joe; Michailidou, Kyriaki; Tyrer, Jonathan P; Ahmed, Shahana; Ferguson, Kaltin; Healey, Catherine S.; Pooley, Karen; Beesley, Jonathan; Cheng, Timothy; Jones, Angela; Howarth, Kimberley; Martin, Lynn; Gorman, Maggie; Hodgson, Shirley; Wentzensen, Nicholas; Fasching, Peter A.; Hein, Alexander; Beckmann, Matthias W.; Renner, Stefan P.; Dörk, Thilo; Hillemanns, Peter; Durst, Matthias; Runnebaum, Ingo; Lambrechts, Dieter; Coenegrachts, Lieve; Schrauwen, Stefanie; Amant, Frederic; Winterhoff, Boris; Dowdy, Sean C.; Goode, Ellen L.; Teoman, Attila; Salvesen, Helga Birgitte; Trovik, Jone; Njølstad, Tormund Salvesen; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Scott, Rodney J.; Ashton, Katie; Proietto, Tony; Otton, Geoffrey; Wersäll, Ofra; Mints, Miriam; Tham, Emma; Hall, Per; Czene, Kamila; Liu, Jianjun; Li, Jingmei; Hopper, John L.; Southey, Melissa C.; Ekici, Arif B.; Ruebner, Matthias; Johnson, Nichola; Peto, Julian; Burwinkel, Barbara; Marme, Frederik; Brenner, Hermann; Dieffenbach, Aida Karina; Meindl, Alfons; Brauch, Hiltrud; Lindblom, Annika; Depreeuw, Jeroen; Moisse, Matthieu; Chang-Claude, Jenny; Rudolph, Anja; Couch, Fergus J.; Olson, Janet E.; Giles, Graham G.; Bruinsma, Fiona; Cunningham, Julie M.; Fridley, Brooke L.; Børresen-Dale, Anne-Lise; Kristensen, Vessela N.; Cox, Angela; Swerdlow, Anthony J.; Orr, Nicholas; Bolla, Manjeet K.; Wang, Qin; Weber, Rachel Palmieri; Chen, Zhihua; Shah, Mitul; Pharoah, Paul D.P.; Dunning, Alison M.; Tomlinson, Ian; Easton, Douglas F.; Spurdle, Amanda B.; Thompson, Deborah J. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-12-09)
      Several studies have reported associations between multiple cancer types and single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) on chromosome 5p15, which harbours TERT and CLPTM1L, but no such association has been reported with ...
    • Chromatin organisation and cancer prognosis: a pan-cancer study 

      Kleppe, Andreas; Albregtsen, Fritz; Vlatkovic, Ljiljana; Pradhan, Manohar; Nielsen, Birgitte; Hveem, Tarjei Sveinsgjerd; Askautrud, Hanne Arenberg; Kristensen, Gunnar S Balle; Nesbakken, Arild; Trovik, Jone; Wæhre, Haakon; Tomlinson, Ian; Shepherd, Neil A.; Novelli, Marco; Kerr, David J.; Danielsen, Håvard Emil (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-03)
      Background: Chromatin organisation affects gene expression and regional mutation frequencies and contributes to carcinogenesis. Aberrant organisation of DNA has been correlated with cancer prognosis in analyses of the ...
    • Coping with a disruptive life caused by obstetric fistula: Perspectives from Malawian women 

      Changole, Josephine; Combs Thorsen, Viva; Trovik, Jone; Kafulafula, Ursula; Sundby, Johanne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Background: The main symptom of obstetric fistula is urinary and or fecal incontinence. Incontinence, regardless of the type is debilitating, socially isolating, and psychologically depressing. The objective of this study ...
    • 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 ...
    • DNA ploidy in curettage specimens identifies high-risk patients and lymph node metastasis in endometrial cancer 

      Njølstad, Tormund Salvesen; Trovik, Jone; Hveem, Tarjei Sveinsgjerd; Kjæreng, Marna Lill; Kildal, Wanja; Pradhan, Manohar; Marcickiewicz, Janusz; Tingulstad, Solveig; Staff, Anne Cathrine; Haugland, Hans Kristian; Eraker, Runar; Oddenes, Klaus; Rokne, Jan Anders; Tjugum, Jostein; Lode, Margaret Sævik; Amant, Frédéric; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Salvesen, Helga Birgitte; Danielsen, Håvard Emil (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-04-21)
      Background: Preoperative risk stratification is essential in tailoring endometrial cancer treatment, and biomarkers predicting lymph node metastasis and aggressive disease are aspired in clinical practice. DNA ploidy ...
    • Endometrial ablation; less is more? Historical cohort study comparing long-term outcomes from two time periods and two treatment modalities for 854 women 

      Helleland, Liva; Bergesen, Lena Flekke; Rinnan, Karen Jakobsen; Engelsen, Ingeborg Bøe; Hordnes, Knut; Trovik, Jone (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-07-10)
      Background: Abnormal uterine bleeding needs surgical treatment if medical therapy fails. After introduction of non-hysteroscopic endometrial ablation as alternative to hysteroscopic endometrial resection, we aimed to compare ...
    • Endometrial carcinoma; can biomarkers aid in the prediction of aggressive disease? A study with focus on preoperative tumour markers 

      Trovik, Jone (Doctoral thesis, 2012-05-04)
      Background: Although endometrial cancer in general has a good prognosis, 15-20% recurs. Surgery is the main treatment with lymph node sampling increasingly advocated as compulsory for adequate staging. In metastatic disease, ...
    • Expression of L1CAM in curettage or high L1CAM level in preoperative blood samples predicts lymph node metastases and poor outcome in endometrial cancer patients 

      Tangen, Ingvild Løberg; Kopperud, Reidun Kristin; Visser, Nicole C.M.; Staff, Anne Cathrine; Tingulstad, Solveig; Marcickiewicz, Janusz; Amant, Frédéric; Bjørge, Line; Pijnenborg, Johanna M.A.; Salvesen, Helga; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Trovik, Jone; Krakstad, Camilla (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-09)
      Background: Several studies have identified L1 cell adhesion molecule (L1CAM) as a strong prognostic marker in endometrial cancer. To further underline the clinical usefulness of this biomarker, we investigated L1CAM as a ...
    • Handheld transabdominal ultrasound, after limited training, may confirm first trimester viable intrauterine pregnancy: a prospective cohort study 

      Pedersen, Judith Krossøy; Sira, Cecilie; Trovik, Jone (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Objectives Handheld point-of-care abdominal ultrasound (POCUS) may be used by primary care physicians while vaginal ultrasound is limited to use in specialist care. We aimed to compare abdominal handheld ultrasound to ...
    • 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 BMI is significantly associated with positive progesterone receptor status and clinico-pathological markers for non-aggressive disease in endometrial cancer 

      Mauland, Karen Klepsland; Trovik, Jone; Wik, Elisabeth; Ræder, Maria B.; Njølstad, Tormund Salvesen; Stefansson, Ingunn Marie; Øyan, Anne Margrete; Kalland, Karl-Henning; Bjørge, Tone; Akslen, Lars A.; Salvesen, Helga Birgitte (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011)
      Background: Endometrial cancer incidence is increasing in industrialised countries. High body mass index (BMI, kg m−2) is associated with higher risk for disease. We wanted to investigate if BMI is related to clinico-pathological ...