• 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Clinical and molecular markers in endometrial cancer. Studying prognostic and predictive biomarkers that can help to individualise therapeutic decisions 

      Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna (Doctoral thesis, 2014-05-20)
      Background: Endometrial carcinoma is one of the most common cancer types in women, and incidence is increasing globally. Although many cancers are detected at an early stage and will be treated adequately with surgery ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 visceral fat percentage is associated with poor outcome in endometrial cancer 

      Mauland, Karen Klepsland; Eng, Øyvin Andre Solberg; Ytre-Hauge, Sigmund; Tangen, Ingvild Løberg; Berg, Anna; Salvesen, Helga; Salvesen, Øyvind; Krakstad, Camilla; Trovik, Jone; Høivik, Erling Andre; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Mellgren, Gunnar; Haldorsen, Ingfrid S. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-10-19)
      Despite evidence of increased endometrial cancer (EC) risk in obese women, the impact of obesity on clinical and histological phenotype is poorly understood. This study explored abdominal fat volumes and fat distribution ...
    • 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, ...
    • Hormone receptor loss in endometrial carcinoma curettage predicts lymph node metastasis and poor outcome in prospective multicentre trial 

      Trovik, Jone; Wik, Elisabeth; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Krakstad, Camilla; Helland, Harald; Vandenput, Ingrid; Njølstad, Tormund Salvesen; Stefansson, Ingunn; Marcickiewicz, Janusz; Tingulstad, Solveig; Staff, Anne Cathrine; Amant, Frédéric; Akslen, Lars A.; Salvesen, Helga Birgitte (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013-11)
      Background: Preoperative histologic examination of tumour tissue is essential when deciding if endometrial cancer surgery should include lymph node sampling. We wanted to investigate if biomarkers could improve prediction ...
    • Identification of nine new susceptibility loci for endometrial cancer 

      O'Mara, Tracy A.; Glubb, Dylan M.; Amant, Frédéric; Annibali, Daniela; Ashton, Katie; Attia, John; Auer, Paul L.; Beckmann, Matthias W.; Black, Amanda; Bolla, Manjeet K.; Brauch, Hiltrud; Brenner, Hermann; Brinton, Louise; Buchanan, Daniel D.; Burwinkel, Barbara; Chang-Claude, Jenny; Chanock, Stephen J.; Chen, Chu; Chen, Maxine M.; Cheng, Timothy H.T.; Clarke, Christine L.; Clendenning, Mark; Cook, Linda S.; Couch, Fergus J.; Cox, Angela; Crous-Bous, Marta; Czene, Kamila; Day, Felix; Dennis, Joe; Depreeuw, Jeroen; Doherty, Jennifer Anne; Dörk, Thilo; Dowdy, Sean C.; Dürst, Matthias; Ekici, Arif B.; Fasching, Peter A.; Fridley, Brooke L.; Friedenreich, Christine M.; Fritschi, Lin; Fung, Jenny; García-Closas, Montserrat; Gaudet, Mia M.; Giles, Graham G.; Goode, Ellen L.; Gorman, Maggie; Haiman, Christopher A.; Hall, Per; Hankison, Susan E.; Healey, Catherine S.; Hein, Alexander; Hillemanns, Peter; Hodgson, Shirley; Høivik, Erling Andre; Holliday, Elizabeth G.; Hopper, John L.; Hunter, David J.; Jones, Angela; Krakstad, Camilla; Kristensen, Vessela N.; Lambrechts, Diether; Marchand, Loic Le; Liang, Xiaolin; Lindblom, Annika; Lissowska, Jolanta; Long, Jirong; Lu, Lingeng; Magliocco, Anthony M.; Martin, Lynn; McEvoy, Mark; Meindl, Alfons; Michailidou, Kyriaki; Milne, Roger L.; Mints, Miriam; Montgomery, Grant W.; Nassir, Rami; Olsson, Håkan; Orlow, Irene; Otton, Geoffrey; Palles, Claire; Perry, John R.B.; Peto, Julian; Pooler, Loreall; Prescott, Jennifer; Proietto, Tony; Rebbeck, Timothy R.; Risch, Harvey A.; Rogers, Peter A.W.; Rübner, Matthias; Runnebaum, Ingo; Sacerdote, Carlotta; Sarto, Gloria E.; Schumacher, Fredrick; Scott, Rodney J.; Setiawan, V. Wendy; Shah, Mitul; Sheng, Xin; Shu, Xiao-Ou; Southey, Melissa C.; Swerdlow, Anthony J.; Tham, Emma; Trovik, Jone; Turman, Constance; Tyrer, Jonathan P.; Vachon, Celine; VanDen Berg, David; Vanderstichele, Adriaan; Wang, Zhaoming; Webb, Penelope M.; Wentzensen, Nicolas; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Winham, Stacey J.; Wolk, Alicja; Xia, Lucy; Xiang, Yong-Bing; Yang, Hannah P.; Yu, Herbert; Zheng, Wei; Pharoah, Paul D.P.; Dunning, Alison M.; Kraft, Peter; De Vivo, Immaculata; Tomlinson, Ian; Easton, Douglas F.; Spurdle, Amanda B.; Thompson, Deborah J. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-08-09)
      Endometrial cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer of the female reproductive tract in developed countries. Through genome-wide association studies (GWAS), we have previously identified eight risk loci for endometrial ...
    • Increased microvascular proliferation is negatively correlated to tumour blood flow and is associated with unfavourable outcome in endometrial carcinomas 

      Haldorsen, Ingfrid S.; Stefansson, Ingunn; Grüner, Renate; Husby, Jenny Hild Aase; Magnussen, Inger Johanne; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Salvesen, Øyvind; Bjørge, Line; Trovik, Jone; Taxt, Torfinn; Akslen, Lars A.; Salvesen, Helga Birgitte (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014)
      Background: We aimed to study the angiogenic profile based on histomorphological markers in endometrial carcinomas in relation to imaging parameters obtained from preoperative dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance ...
    • Integrated Genomic Analysis of the 8q24 Amplification in Endometrial Cancers Identifies ATAD2 as Essential to MYC-Dependent Cancers 

      Ræder, Maria B.; Birkeland, Even; Trovik, Jone; Krakstad, Camilla; Shehata, Shyemaa; Schumacher, Steven; Zack, Travis I.; Krohn, Antje; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Moody, Susan E.; Wik, Elisabeth; Stefansson, Ingunn; Holst, Frederik; Øyan, Anne Margrete; Tamayo, Pablo; Mesirov, Jill P.; Kalland, Karl-Henning; Akslen, Lars A.; Simon, Ronald; Beroukhim, Rameen; Salvesen, Helga Birgitte (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013-02-05)
      Chromosome 8q24 is the most commonly amplified region across multiple cancer types, and the typical length of the amplification suggests that it may target additional genes to MYC. To explore the roles of the genes most ...
    • KRAS gene amplification and overexpression but not mutation associates with aggressive and metastatic endometrial cancer 

      Birkeland, Even; Wik, Elisabeth; Mjøs, Siv; Høivik, Erling Andre; Trovik, Jone; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Kusonmano, Kanthida; Petersen, Kjell; Ræder, Maria B.; Holst, Frederik; Øyan, Anne Margrete; Kalland, Karl-Henning; Akslen, Lars A.; Simon, Ronald; Krakstad, Camilla; Salvesen, Helga Birgitte (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2012)
      BACKGROUND: Three quarter of endometrial carcinomas are treated at early stage. Still, 15 to 20% of these patients experience recurrence, with little effect from systemic therapies. Homo sapiens v-Ki-ras2 Kirsten rat sarcoma ...
    • Late-week surgical treatment of endometrial cancer is associated with worse long-term outcome: Results from a prospective, multicenter study 

      Njølstad, Tormund Salvesen; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Marcickiewicz, Janusz; Tingulstad, Solveig; Staff, Anne Cathrine; Oddenes, Klaus; Bjørge, Line; Engh, Marie Ellström; Woie, Kathrine; Tjugum, Jostein; Lode, Margaret Sævik; Amant, Frédéric; Salvesen, Helga; Trovik, Jone (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-08-03)
      Surgery is the cornerstone in primary endometrial cancer treatment, and with curative intent it constitutes total hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oopherectomy. In addition, lymphadenectomy is performed in selected ...
    • 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 ...
    • Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies identifies common susceptibility polymorphisms for colorectal and endometrial cancer near SH2B3 and TSHZ1 

      Cheng, Timothy H.T.; Thompson, Deborah; Painter, Jodie; Omara, Tracy; Gorman, Maggie; Martin, Lynn; Palles, Claire; Jones, Angela; Buchanan, Daniel D.; Ko Win, Aung; Hopper, John; Jenkins, Mark; Lindor, Noralane M.; Newcomb, Polly A.; Gallinger, Steve; Conti, David; Schumacher, Fred; Casey, Graham; Giles, Graham G.; Pharoah, Paul; Peto, Julian; Cox, Angela; Swerdlow, Anthony; Couch, Fergus; Cunningham, Julie M.; Goode, Ellen L.; Winham, Stacey J.; Lambrechts, Diether; Fasching, Peter; Burwinkel, Barbara; Brenner, Hermann; Brauch, Hiltrud; Chang-Claude, Jenny; Salvesen, Helga Birgitte; Kristensen, Vessela N.; Darabi, Hatef; Li, Jingmei; Liu, Tao; Lindblom, Annika; Hall, Per; De Polanco, Magdalena Echeverry; Sans, Monica; Carracedo, Angel; Castellvi-Bel, Sergi; Rojas-Martinez, Augusto; Aguiar Jnr, Samuel; Teixeira, Manuel R.; Dunning, Alison M.; Dennis, Joe; Otton, Geoffrey; Proietto, Tony; Holliday, Elizabeth; Attia, John; Ashton, Katie; Scott, Rodney J.; McEvoy, Mark; Dowdy, Sean C.; Fridley, Brooke L.; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Trovik, Jone; Njølstad, Tormund Salvesen; Tham, Emma; Mints, Miriam; Runnebaum, Ingo; Hillemanns, Peter; Dörk, Thilo; Amant, Frederic; Schrauwen, Stefanie; Hein, Alexander; Beckmann, Matthias W.; Ekici, Arif; Czene, Kamila; Meindl, Alfons; Bolla, Manjeet K.; Michailidou, Kyriaki; Tyrer, Jonathan P.; Wang, Qin; Ahmed, Shahana; Healey, Catherine S.; Shah, Mitul; Annibali, Daniela; Depreeuw, Jeroen; Al-Tassan, Nada A.; Harris, Rebecca; Meyer, Brian F; Whiffin, Nicola; Hosking, Fay J.; Kinnersley, Ben; Farrington, Susan M; Timofeeva, Maria; Tenesa, Albert; Campbell, Harry; Haile, Robert W.; Hodgson, Shirley; Carvajal-Carmona, Luis; Cheadle, Jeremy P.; Easton, Douglas; Dunlop, Malcolm; Houlston, Richard; Spurdle, Amanda; Tomlinson, Ian (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-12-01)
      High-risk mutations in several genes predispose to both colorectal cancer (CRC) and endometrial cancer (EC). We therefore hypothesised that some lower-risk genetic variants might also predispose to both CRC and EC. Using ...
    • 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 ...