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A Nationwide Cohort Study on the risk of non-gynecological cancers in women with surgically verified endometriosis.

Int J Cancer 2018 Dec 26;143(11):2725-2731. Epub 2018 Sep 26.

Finnish Cancer Registry, Institute for Statistical and Epidemiological Cancer Research, Helsinki, Finland.

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December 2018

Avoidable cancers in the Nordic countries-The impact of alcohol consumption.

Eur J Cancer 2018 Nov 5;103:299-307. Epub 2018 May 5.

Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden; Department of Research, Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population-Based Cancer Research, Oslo, Norway; Genetic Epidemiology Group, Folkhälsan Research Center, Helsinki, Finland; Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway.

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November 2018

Parental occupational exposure to solvents and heavy metals and risk of developing testicular germ cell tumors in sons (NORD-TEST Denmark).

Scand J Work Environ Health 2018 Nov 7;44(6):658-669. Epub 2018 Jun 7.

Section of Environment and Radiation, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon CEDEX 08, France.

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November 2018

Occupational variation in the risk of female breast cancer in the Nordic countries.

Cancer Causes Control 2018 Nov 27;29(11):1027-1038. Epub 2018 Aug 27.

Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland.

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November 2018

Risk of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma After Antireflux Surgery in Patients With Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in the Nordic Countries.

JAMA Oncol 2018 Nov;4(11):1576-1582

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.

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November 2018

Midterm risk of cancer with metal-on-metal hip replacements not increased in a Finnish population.

Acta Orthop 2018 Oct 18;89(5):575-579. Epub 2018 Jun 18.

a Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology , Turku University Hospital , Turku.

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October 2018

Occupation and Risk of Kidney Cancer in Nordic Countries.

J Occup Environ Med 2018 Oct 10. Epub 2018 Oct 10.

Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Tampere, Finland (Maria Michalek, Pukkala), Department of Research, Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population-Based Cancer Research, Oslo, Norway (Martinsen, Weiderpass, Kjaerheim), Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway (Weiderpass), Genetic Epidemiology Group, Folkhälsan Research Center and Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland (Weiderpass), Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden (Weiderpass), Center for Epidemiology and Screening, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark (Lynge), Icelandic Cancer Registry, Reykjavik, Iceland (Tryggvadottir), Finnish Cancer Registry, Institute for Statistical and Epidemiological Cancer Research, Helsinki, Finland (Pukkala).

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October 2018

Occupation and Bladder Cancer Phenotype: Identification of Workplace Patterns That Increase the Risk of Advanced Disease Beyond Overall Incidence.

Eur Urol Focus 2018 Sep 20;4(5):725-730. Epub 2016 Jul 20.

Finnish Cancer Registry, Institute for Statistical and Epidemiological Cancer Research, Helsinki, Finland; School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland.

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September 2018

Time trends and occupational variation in the incidence of testicular cancer in the Nordic countries.

BJU Int 2018 Sep 1;122(3):384-393. Epub 2018 Mar 1.

Department of Urology, University Hospital of Turku, Turku, Finland.

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September 2018

Cancer incidence among Finnish people with type 2 diabetes during 1989-2014.

Eur J Epidemiol 2018 Sep 4. Epub 2018 Sep 4.

Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland.

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September 2018

Subsequent risk of cancer among women with a history of placental abruption.

Acta Oncol 2018 Sep 28:1-5. Epub 2018 Sep 28.

b Finnish Cancer Registry, Institute for Statistical and Epidemiological Cancer Research , Helsinki , Finland.

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September 2018

Benzene exposure at workplace and risk of colorectal cancer in four Nordic countries.

Cancer Epidemiol 2018 Aug 2;55:156-161. Epub 2018 Jul 2.

Faculty of Social/Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland; Finnish Cancer Registry, Institute for Statistical and Epidemiological Cancer Research, Helsinki, Finland. Electronic address:

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August 2018

Germline mutations in young non-smoking women with lung adenocarcinoma.

Lung Cancer 2018 Aug 31;122:76-82. Epub 2018 May 31.

Department of Medical and Clinical Genetics, Medicum, and Genome-Scale Biology Research Program, Research Programs Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland. Electronic address:

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August 2018

Candidate susceptibility variants in angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma.

Fam Cancer 2018 Aug 10. Epub 2018 Aug 10.

Department of Medical and Clinical Genetics, Medicum, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.

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August 2018

Perceived Physical Strain at Work and Incidence of Prostate Cancer – a Case-Control Study in Sweden and Finland

Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 2018 Aug 24;19(8):2331-2335. Epub 2018 Aug 24.

Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland.

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August 2018

Risk of Gynecologic Cancer According to the Type of Endometriosis.

Obstet Gynecol 2018 Jun;131(6):1095-1102

Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Public Health, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, and the National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland; the Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Division of Family Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden; and the Finnish Cancer Registry, Helsinki, and the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland.

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June 2018

Vaccination protects against invasive HPV-associated cancers.

Int J Cancer 2018 05 4;142(10):2186-2187. Epub 2018 Jan 4.

Department of Laboratory Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.

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May 2018

Night-shift work and hematological cancers: a population based case-control study in three Nordic countries.

Scand J Work Environ Health 2018 05 11;44(3):258-264. Epub 2018 Jan 11.

Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland.

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May 2018

Worse survival after breast cancer in women with anorexia nervosa.

Breast Cancer Res Treat 2018 Apr 12;168(2):495-500. Epub 2017 Dec 12.

Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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April 2018

Cancer risk of Lichen planus: A cohort study of 13,100 women in Finland.

Int J Cancer 2018 01 8;142(1):18-22. Epub 2017 Sep 8.

Finnish Cancer Registry, Institute for Statistical and Epidemiological Cancer Research, Helsinki, Finland.

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January 2018

Finasteride treatment and male breast cancer: a register-based cohort study in four Nordic countries.

Cancer Med 2018 Jan 13;7(1):254-260. Epub 2017 Dec 13.

National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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January 2018

Occupational exposure to wood dust and risk of nasal and nasopharyngeal cancer: A case-control study among men in four nordic countries-With an emphasis on nasal adenocarcinoma.

Int J Cancer 2017 12 8;141(12):2430-2436. Epub 2017 Sep 8.

Director for Research, Finnish Cancer Registry-Institute for Statistical and Epidemiological Cancer Research, Unioninkatu 22, FI-00130 Helsinki, Finland.

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December 2017

Cancer Registry follow-up for 17 million person-years of a nationwide maternity cohort.

Cancer Med 2017 Dec 25;6(12):3060-3064. Epub 2017 Oct 25.

Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.

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December 2017

Risk of early-onset prostate cancer associated with occupation in the Nordic countries.

Eur J Cancer 2017 12 10;87:92-100. Epub 2017 Nov 10.

Finnish Cancer Registry, Institute for Statistical and Epidemiological Cancer Research, Helsinki, Finland; Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland.

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December 2017

Mortality and causes of death among women with a history of placental abruption.

Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 2017 Nov 19;96(11):1315-1321. Epub 2017 Sep 19.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland.

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November 2017

Effect of stage, comorbidities and treatment on survival among cancer patients with or without mental illness.

Br J Psychiatry 2017 Nov 21;211(5):304-309. Epub 2017 Sep 21.

Kristiina Manderbacka, PhD, Martti Arffmar, MSc, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Health and Social Systems Research, Helsinki, Finland; Jaana Suvisaari, PhD, Aulikki Ahlgren-Rimpiläinen, PhD, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Mental Health, Helsinki, Finland; Sonja Lumme MSc, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Health and Social Systems Research, Helsinki, Finland; Ilmo Keskimäki, PhD, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Health and Social Systems Research, Helsinki, Finland and Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Tampere, Finland; Eero Pukkala, PhD, Finnish Cancer Registry, Institute for Statistical and Epidemiological Cancer Research, Helsinki, and Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Tampere, Finland.

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November 2017

Data Resource Profile: The Nordic Obesity Surgery Cohort (NordOSCo).

Int J Epidemiol 2017 10;46(5):1367-1367g

Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.

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October 2017

Long-term Follow-up After Endometrial Ablation in Finland: Cancer Risks and Later Hysterectomies.

Obstet Gynecol 2017 09;130(3):554-560

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hyvinkää Hospital, Hyvinkää, the Finnish Cancer Registry, Institute for Statistical and Epidemiological Cancer Research, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Helsinki University Hospital, and the University of Helsinki, Helsinki, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Turku University Hospital, and the University of Turku, Turku, the Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences, University of Tampere, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tampere University Hospital, and the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, and the National Institute for Health and Welfare, Department of Information Services, Helsinki, Finland; and the Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Division of Family Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.

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September 2017

Familial Risk and Heritability of Colorectal Cancer in the Nordic Twin Study of Cancer.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2017 Aug 24;15(8):1256-1264. Epub 2017 Jan 24.

Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Biodemography, Department of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark; The Danish Twin Registry, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark.

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August 2017

Challenges in evaluation of screening for gastric cancer among men based on nonrandomized design.

Acta Oncol 2017 Jul 23;56(7):917-922. Epub 2017 Feb 23.

i Department of Epidemiology , Finnish Cancer Registry , Helsinki , Finland.

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July 2017

Candidate susceptibility variants for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.

Genes Chromosomes Cancer 2017 06 3;56(6):453-459. Epub 2017 Apr 3.

Department of Medical and Clinical Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.

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June 2017

Impact of major life events on breast-cancer-specific mortality: A case fatality study on 8000 breast cancer patients.

Cancer Epidemiol 2017 06 14;48:62-69. Epub 2017 Apr 14.

Finnish Cancer Registry, Institute for Statistical and Epidemiological Cancer Research Unioninkatu 22, 00130 Helsinki, Finland; University of Helsinki, Department of Public Health, PO Box 41 (Mannerheimintie 172), FI-00014 University of Helsinki, Finland. Electronic address:

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June 2017

Occupational Risk for Oral Cancer in Nordic Countries.

Anticancer Res 2017 06;37(6):3221-3228

Finnish Cancer Registry, Institute for Statistical and Epidemiological Cancer Research, Helsinki, Finland.

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June 2017

Cancer Incidence in Asbestos-Exposed Workers: An Update on Four Finnish Cohorts.

Saf Health Work 2017 Jun 20;8(2):169-174. Epub 2016 Nov 20.

Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Tampere, Finland.

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June 2017

Cohort profile: the Nordic Antireflux Surgery Cohort (NordASCo).

BMJ Open 2017 06 8;7(6):e016505. Epub 2017 Jun 8.

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.

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June 2017

Lichen sclerosus and risk of cancer.

Int J Cancer 2017 05 10;140(9):1998-2002. Epub 2017 Feb 10.

Finnish Cancer Registry, Institute for Statistical and Epidemiological Cancer Research, Helsinki, Finland.

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May 2017

Cancer incidence among Finnish male cobalt production workers in 1969-2013: a cohort study.

BMC Cancer 2017 05 18;17(1):340. Epub 2017 May 18.

Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland.

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May 2017

Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system and the risk of breast cancer: A nationwide cohort study.

Acta Oncol 2016 4;55(2):188-92. Epub 2015 Aug 4.

k School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, University of Tampere , Finland.

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January 2017

Cancer incidence among copper smelting and nickel refining workers in Finland.

Am J Ind Med 2017 Jan 17;60(1):87-95. Epub 2016 Oct 17.

School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland.

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January 2017

History of chronic inflammatory disorders increases the risk of Merkel cell carcinoma, but does not correlate with Merkel cell polyomavirus infection.

Br J Cancer 2017 Jan 15;116(2):260-264. Epub 2016 Dec 15.

Finnish Cancer Registry, Institute for Statistical and Epidemiological Cancer Research, Helsinki, Finland.

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January 2017

Aetiologic heterogeneity in pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma? Evidence from the Nordic countries, 1978-2010.

Acta Oncol 2016 13;55(1):85-90. Epub 2015 Jun 13.

a Department of Epidemiology Research , Statens Serum Institut , Copenhagen S , Denmark.

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December 2016

Incidence of cancer among grand multiparous women in Finland with special focus on non-gynaecological cancers: A population-based cohort study.

Acta Oncol 2016 28;55(3):370-6. Epub 2015 Jul 28.

c Finnish Cancer Registry, Institute for Statistical and Epidemiological Cancer Research , Helsinki , Finland.

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December 2016

Impact of levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system use on the cancer risk of the ovary and fallopian tube.

Acta Oncol 2016 Nov 5;55(11):1281-1284. Epub 2016 May 5.

h School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, University of Tampere , Tampere , Finland.

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November 2016

Differences in mortality among women with breast cancer by income - a register-based study in Finland.

Scand J Public Health 2016 Nov 28;44(7):630-637. Epub 2016 Jul 28.

1 National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Helsinki, Finland.

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November 2016

Sleep disruption, chronotype, shift work, and prostate cancer risk and mortality: a 30-year prospective cohort study of Finnish twins.

Cancer Causes Control 2016 11 12;27(11):1361-1370. Epub 2016 Oct 12.

Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, P.O. Box 41, Mannerheimintie 172, 00014, Helsinki, Finland.

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November 2016

Small-area based smoothing method for cancer risk mapping.

Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol 2016 11 27;19:1-9. Epub 2016 May 27.

Finnish Cancer Registry, Institute for Statistical and Epidemiological Cancer Research, Helsinki, Finland; School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland.

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November 2016

Risk of gastric cancer in Helicobacter pylori infection in a 15-year follow-up.

Scand J Gastroenterol 2016 Oct 24;51(10):1159-64. Epub 2016 Jun 24.

f Department of Pathology , Patolab Oy , Espoo , Finland.

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October 2016

Endoscopic sphincterotomy and risk of cholangiocarcinoma: a population-based cohort study in Finland and Sweden.

Endosc Int Open 2016 Oct 14;4(10):E1096-E1100. Epub 2016 Sep 14.

Division of Surgery, Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden; Centre for Digestive Diseases, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.

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October 2016

Joint occurrence of Merkel cell carcinoma and non-Hodgkin lymphomas in four Nordic countries.

Leuk Lymphoma 2015 26;56(12):3315-9. Epub 2015 May 26.

b Finnish Cancer Registry, Institute for Statistical and Epidemiological Cancer Research , Helsinki , Finland.

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September 2016

Alcohol intake, drinking patterns, and prostate cancer risk and mortality: a 30-year prospective cohort study of Finnish twins.

Cancer Causes Control 2016 09 28;27(9):1049-58. Epub 2016 Jun 28.

Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Mannerheimintie 172, P.O. Box 41, 00014, Helsinki, Finland.

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September 2016

Incidence, survival and cause-specific mortality in alcoholic liver disease: a population-based cohort study.

Scand J Gastroenterol 2016 Aug 16;51(8):961-6. Epub 2016 May 16.

a Clinic of Gastroenterology , University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital , Helsinki , Finland ;

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August 2016

Occupation and Risk of Bladder Cancer in Nordic Countries.

J Occup Environ Med 2016 08;58(8):e301-7

School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Finland (Mr Hadkhale, Dr Pukkala); Department of Research, Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population-Based Cancer Research, Oslo (Mr Martinsen, Dr Weiderpass, Dr Kjaerheim); Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Troms⊘, The Arctic University of Norway (Dr Weiderpass); Genetic Epidemiology Group, Folkhälsan Research Center (Dr Weiderpass); Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden (Dr Weiderpass, Dr Sparen); Center for Epidemiology and Screening, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark (Dr Lynge); Icelandic Cancer Registry, Reykjavik, Iceland (Dr Tryggvadottir); and Finnish Cancer Registry, Institute for Statistical and Epidemiological Cancer Research (Dr Pukkala), Helsinki, Finland.

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August 2016

Perceived physical strain at work and incidence of colorectal cancer: A nested case-control study.

Cancer Epidemiol 2016 08 13;43:100-4. Epub 2016 Jul 13.

School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland; Finnish Cancer Registry, Institute for Statistical and Epidemiological Cancer Research, Helsinki, Finland.

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August 2016

Cancer incidence among alcoholic liver disease patients in Finland: A retrospective registry study during years 1996-2013.

Int J Cancer 2016 Jun 30;138(11):2616-21. Epub 2016 Jan 30.

Clinic of Gastroenterology, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland.

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June 2016

Distinctive Cancer Associations in Patients With Neurofibromatosis Type 1.

J Clin Oncol 2016 06 29;34(17):1978-86. Epub 2016 Feb 29.

Elina Uusitalo, Roope A. Kallionpää, Jussi Leppävirta, Heli Ylä-Outinen, Sirkku Peltonen, and Juha Peltonen, University of Turku; Jussi Leppävirta, Heli Ylä-Outinen, and Sirkku Peltonen, Turku University Hospital, Turku; Matti Rantanen, Eero Pukkala, and Janne Pitkäniemi, Finnish Cancer Registry; Minna Pöyhönen and Janne Pitkäniemi, University of Helsinki; Minna Pöyhönen, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki; Eero Pukkala, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland; and Vincent M. Riccardi, The Neurofibromatosis Institute, La Crescenta, CA.

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June 2016

Cancer Incidence among Patients with Anorexia Nervosa from Sweden, Denmark and Finland.

PLoS One 2015 22;10(5):e0128018. Epub 2015 May 22.

Research Management, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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April 2016

Use of exogenous hormones and the risk of breast cancer: results from self-reported survey data with validity assessment.

Cancer Causes Control 2016 Feb 14;27(2):249-58. Epub 2015 Dec 14.

Finnish Cancer Registry, Institute for Statistical and Epidemiological Cancer Research, Unioninkatu 22, 00130, Helsinki, Finland.

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February 2016

The Heritability of Breast Cancer among Women in the Nordic Twin Study of Cancer.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2016 Jan 10;25(1):145-50. Epub 2015 Nov 10.

Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Biodemography, Department of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark. The Danish Twin Registry, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.

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January 2016

Familial Risk and Heritability of Cancer Among Twins in Nordic Countries.

JAMA 2016 Jan;315(1):68-76

University of Helsinki, Hjelt Institute, Department of Public Health, Helsinki, Finland17National Institute for Health and Welfare, Department of Health, Helsinki, Finland18University of Helsinki, Institute for Molecular Medicine, Helsinki, Finland.

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January 2016

Long-term mortality and causes of death among patients with a total knee prosthesis in primary osteoarthritis.

Knee 2016 Jan 29;23(1):162-6. Epub 2015 Dec 29.

Finnish Cancer Registry, Institute for Statistical and Epidemiological Cancer Research, Unioninkatu 22, FI 00130 Helsinki, Finland; School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, FI-33014, Finland.

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January 2016

Risk of familial classical Hodgkin lymphoma by relationship, histology, age, and sex: a joint study from five Nordic countries.

Blood 2015 Oct 26;126(17):1990-5. Epub 2015 Aug 26.

Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany; Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Malmö, Sweden; and.

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October 2015

Cancer Risk in Relatives of Testicular Cancer Patients by Histology Type and Age at Diagnosis: A Joint Study from Five Nordic Countries.

Eur Urol 2015 Aug 23;68(2):283-9. Epub 2015 Apr 23.

Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany.

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August 2015