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A comprehensive analysis of the androgen receptor gene and risk of breast cancer. Results from the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2006-09-20)
Introduction Androgens have been hypothesised to influence risk of breast cancer through several possible mechanisms, including their conversion to estradiol or their binding to the oestrogen receptor and/or androgen receptor (AR) in the breast. Here, we report on the results of a large and comprehensive study of the association between genetic variation in the AR gene and risk of breast cancer ...
Test-retest reproducibility of a food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) and estimated effects on disease risk in the Norwegian Women and Cancer Study (NOWAC)
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2006-01-31)
Background: The Norwegian Women and Cancer Study (NOWAC) is a national population-based cohort study with 102 443 women enrolled at age 30–70 y from 1991 to 1997. The present study was a methodological sub-study to assess the test-retest reproducibility of the NOWAC food frequency questionnaire (FFQ), and to study how measurement errors in the data can affect estimates of disease risk. Methods: A ...
A comprehensive assessment of fish and other seafood in the Norwegian diet
(Research report; Forskningsrapport, 2006-03-27)
At the request of the Norwegian Food Safety Authority, the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety (VKM) has conducted an assessment of the nutritional benefits of consuming fish and other seafood, compared with the health risks associated with the intake of contaminants and other undesirable compounds that fish and other seafood may contain.