Scientific literature


Studies using NORDCAN as a primary data source:
  1. Storm HH, Engholm G, Hakulinen T, Tryggvadóttir L, Klint A, Gislum M, Kejs AM, Bray F. Survival of patients diagnosed with cancer in the Nordic countries up to 1999-2003 followed to the end of 2006. A critical overview of the results. Acta Oncol. 2010 Jun;49(5):532-44.
  2. Engholm G, Gislum M, Bray F, Hakulinen T. Trends in the survival of patients diagnosed with cancer in the Nordic countries 1964-2003 followed up to the end of 2006. Material and methods. Acta Oncol. 2010 Jun;49(5):545-60.
  3. Hakulinen T, Tryggvadóttir L, Gislum M, Storm HH, Bray F, Klint A, Engholm G. Trends in the survival of patients diagnosed with cancers of the lip, oral cavity, and pharynx in the Nordic countries 1964-2003 followed up to the end of 2006. Acta Oncol. 2010 Jun;49(5):561-77.
  4. Klint A, Engholm G, Storm HH, Tryggvadóttir L, Gislum M, Hakulinen T, Bray F. Trends in survival of patients diagnosed with cancer of the digestive organs in the Nordic countries 1964-2003 followed up to the end of 2006. Acta Oncol. 2010 Jun;49(5):578-607.
  5. Hakulinen T, Engholm G, Gislum M, Storm HH, Klint A, Tryggvadóttir L, Bray F. Trends in the survival of patients diagnosed with cancers in the respiratory system in the Nordic countries 1964-2003 followed up to the end of 2006. Acta Oncol. 2010 Jun;49(5):608-23.
  6. Tryggvadóttir L, Gislum M, Bray F, Klint A, Hakulinen T, Storm HH, Engholm G. Trends in the survival of patients diagnosed with breast cancer in the Nordic countries 1964-2003 followed up to the end of 2006. Acta Oncol. 2010 Jun;49(5):624-31.
  7. Klint A, Tryggvadóttir L, Bray F, Gislum M, Hakulinen T, Storm HH, Engholm G. Trends in the survival of patients diagnosed with cancer in female genital organs in the Nordic countries 1964-2003 followed up to the end of 2006. Acta Oncol. 2010 Jun;49(5):632-43.
  8. Bray F, Klint A, Gislum M, Hakulinen T, Engholm G, Tryggvadóttir L, Storm HH. Trends in survival of patients diagnosed with male genital cancers in the Nordic countries 1964-2003 followed up until the end of 2006. Acta Oncol. 2010 Jun;49(5):644-54.
  9. Engholm G, Hakulinen T, Gislum M, Tryggvadóttir L, Klint A, Bray F, Storm HH. Trends in the survival of patients diagnosed with kidney or urinary bladder cancer in the Nordic countries 1964-2003 followed up to the end of 2006. Acta Oncol. 2010 Jun;49(5):655-64.
  10. Tryggvadóttir L, Gislum M, Hakulinen T, Klint A, Engholm G, Storm HH, Bray F. Trends in the survival of patients diagnosed with malignant melanoma of the skin in the Nordic countries 1964-2003 followed up to the end of 2006. Acta Oncol. 2010 Jun;49(5):665-72.
  11. Bray F, Engholm G, Hakulinen T, Gislum M, Tryggvadóttir L, Storm HH, Klint A. Trends in survival of patients diagnosed with cancers of the brain and nervous system, thyroid, eye, bone, and soft tissues in the Nordic countries 1964-2003 followed up until the end of 2006. Acta Oncol. 2010 Jun;49(5):673-93.
  12. Storm HH, Klint A, Tryggvadóttir L, Gislum M, Engholm G, Bray F, Hakulinen T. Trends in the survival of patients diagnosed with malignant neoplasms of lymphoid, haematopoietic, and related tissue in the Nordic countries 1964-2003 followed up to the end of 2006. Acta Oncol. 2010 Jun;49(5):694-712.
  13. Storm HH, Kejs AM, Engholm G, Tryggvadóttir L, Klint A, Bray F, Hakulinen T. Trends in the overall survival of cancer patients diagnosed 1964-2003 in the Nordic countries followed up to the end of 2006: the importance of case-mix. Acta Oncol. 2010 Jun;49(5):713-24.
  14. Engholm G, Ferlay J, Christensen N, Bray F, Gjerstorff ML, Klint A, Křtlum JE, Olafsdóttir E, Pukkala E, Storm HH. NORDCAN--a Nordic tool for cancer information, planning, quality control and research. Acta Oncol. 2010 Jun;49(5):725-36.

Other studies using NORDCAN:
  1. Annertz K, Anderson H, Palmér K, Wennerberg J. The increase in incidence of cancer of the tongue in the Nordic countries continues into the twenty-first century. Acta Otolaryngol. 2012 May;132(5):552-7. Epub 2012 Feb 19. PubMed PMID: 22339663.
  2. Koivisto-Korander R., Martinsen J.I., Weiderpass E., Leminen A., Pukkala, E.: Incidence of uterine leiomyosarcoma and endometrial stromal sarcoma in Nordic countries: Results from NORDCAN and NOCCA databases. Maturitas 2012 (online pre-publication March 2012), doi:10.1016/j.maturitas.2012.01.021.
  3. Riska, A., Martinsen, J.I., Kjaerheim, K., Lynge, E., Sparen, P., Tryggvadottir, L., Weiderpass, E., Pukkala, E.: Occupation and risk of primary Fallopian tube carcinoma in Nordic countries. Int. J. Cancer 2012; 131: 186–192.
  4. Bray F, Ren JS, Masuyer E, Ferlay J. Estimates of global cancer prevalence for 27 sites in the adult population in 2008. Int J Cancer. 2012. Jul 3. doi: 10.1002/ijc.27711. [Epub ahead of print].
  5. Grotmol T, Bray F, Holte H, Haugen M, Kunz L, Tretli S, Aalen OO, Moger TA. Frailty modeling of the bimodal age-incidence of Hodgkin lymphoma in the Nordic countries. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2011 Jul;20(7):1350-7. Epub 2011 May 10. PubMed PMID: 21558495.
  6. Héry C, Tryggvadóttir L, Sigurdsson T, Olafsdóttir E, Sigurgeirsson B, Jonasson JG, Olafsson JH, Boniol M, Byrnes GB, Doré JF, Autier P. A Melanoma Epidemic in Iceland: Possible Influence of Sunbed Use. Am J Epidemiol. 2010 Sep 2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20813801.
  7. Hemminki K, Försti A, Sundquist J, Mousavi SM. Preventable breast cancer is postmenopausal. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2010 May 8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20454922.
  8. Meyer MS, Mucci LA, Andersson SO, Andrén O, Johansson JE, Tretli S, Adami HO. Homogeneous prostate cancer mortality in the Nordic countries over four decades. Eur Urol. 2010 Sep;58(3):427-32.
  9. Ferlay J, Shin HR, Bray F, Forman D, Mathers C and Parkin DM. GLOBOCAN 2008, Cancer Incidence and Mortality Worldwide: IARC CancerBase No. 10 [Internet]. Lyon, France: International Agency for Research on Cancer; 2010. Available from: http://globocan.iarc.fr
  10. Ferlay J, Parkin DM, Steliarova-Foucher E. Estimates of cancer incidence and mortality in Europe in 2008. European Journal of Cancer 2010;46:765-781.
  11. Voutilainen M. Epidemiological trends in oesophageal cancer in the Nordic countries. Scand J Gastroenterol. 2008 Mar;43(3):323-7. PubMed PMID: 18938769.
  12. Héry C, Ferlay J, Boniol M, Autier P. Changes in breast cancer incidence and mortality in middle-aged and elderly women in 28 countries with Caucasian majority populations. Ann Oncol. 2008;19:1009-18.
  13. Héry C, Ferlay J, Boniol M, Autier P. Quantification of changes in breast cancer incidence and mortality since 1990 in 35 countries with Caucasian-majority populations. Ann Oncol. 2008;19:1187-94.
  14. Dalton SO, Schüz J, Engholm G, Johansen C, Kjaer SK, Steding-Jessen M, Storm HH, Olsen JH. Social inequality in incidence of and survival from cancer in a population-based study in Denmark, 1994-2003: Summary of findings. Eur J Cancer. 2008;44:2074-85. Dillner L, Pagliusi S, Bray F, Lorincz A, Kjaer, SK, Anttila A, Iversen OE, Dillner J, Lehtinen M, Paavonen J. Strengthening prevention programs to eliminate cervical cancer in the Nordic countries. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica 2008;87:489-98;
  15. Roswall N, Olsen A, Christensen J, Rugbjerg K, Mellemkjaer L. Social inequality and incidence of and survival from Hodgkin lymphoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma and leukaemia in a population-based study in Denmark, 1994-2003. Eur J Cancer. 2008;44:2058-73.
  16. Schmidt LS, Nielsen H, Schmiedel S, Johansen C. Social inequality and incidence of and survival from tumours of the central nervous system in a population-based study in Denmark, 1994-2003. Eur J Cancer. 2008;44:2050-7.
  17. Birch-Johansen F, Hvilsom G, Kjaer T, Storm H. Social inequality and incidence of and survival from malignant melanoma in a population-based study in Denmark, 1994-2003. Eur J Cancer. 2008;44:2043-9.
  18. Eriksen KT, Petersen A, Poulsen AH, Deltour I, Raaschou-Nielsen O. Social inequality and incidence of and survival from cancers of the kidney and urinary bladder in a population-based study in Denmark, 1994-2003. Eur J Cancer. 2008;44:2030-42.
  19. Marsĺ K, Johnsen NF, Bidstrup PE, Johannesen-Henry CT, Friis S. Social inequality and incidence of and survival from male genital cancer in a population-based study in Denmark, 1994-2003. Eur J Cancer. 2008;44:2018-29.
  20. Jensen KE, Hannibal CG, Nielsen A, Jensen A, Nřhr B, Munk C, Kjaer SK. Social inequality and incidence of and survival from cancer of the female genital organs in a population-based study in Denmark, 1994-2003. Eur J Cancer. 2008;44:2003-17.
  21. Carlsen K, Hřybye MT, Dalton SO, Tjřnneland A. Social inequality and incidence of and survival from breast cancer in a population-based study in Denmark, 1994-2003. Eur J Cancer. 2008;44:1996-2002.
  22. Dalton SO, Steding-Jessen M, Engholm G, Schüz J, Olsen JH. Social inequality and incidence of and survival from lung cancer in a population-based study in Denmark, 1994-2003. Eur J Cancer. 2008;44:1989-95.
  23. Egeberg R, Halkjaer J, Rottmann N, Hansen L, Holten I. Social inequality and incidence of and survival from cancers of the colon and rectum in a population-based study in Denmark, 1994-2003. Eur J Cancer. 2008;44:1978-88.
  24. Baastrup R, Sřrensen M, Hansen J, Hansen RD, Würtzen H, Winther JF. Social inequality and incidence of and survival from cancers of the oesophagus, stomach and pancreas in a population-based study in Denmark, 1994-2003. Eur J Cancer. 2008;44:1962-77.
  25. Andersen ZJ, Lassen CF, Clemmensen IH. Social inequality and incidence of and survival from cancers of the mouth, pharynx and larynx in a population-based study in Denmark, 1994-2003. Eur J Cancer. 2008;44:1950-61.
  26. Dalton SO, Steding-Jessen M, Gislum M, Frederiksen K, Engholm G, Schüz J. Social inequality and incidence of and survival from cancer in a population-based study in Denmark, 1994-2003: Background, aims, material and methods. Eur J Cancer. 2008;44:1938-49.
  27. Menvielle G, Kunst A. Social inequalities in cancer incidence and cancer survival: Lessons from Danish studies. Eur J Cancer. 2008;44:1933-7.
  28. Levi F, Ferlay J, Galeone C, Lucchini F, Negri E, Boyle P, La Vecchia C. The changing pattern of kidney cancer incidence and mortality in Europe. BJU Int. 2008;101:949-58. Ferlay J, Autier P, Boniol M, Heanue M, Colombet M, Boyle P. Cancer Incidence and Mortality in Europe, 2006. Annals of Oncology 2007; 16:481-488.

Homepages using NORDCAN:
  1. http://www.cancer.dk/Hjaelp+viden/kraeftformer/kraeftsygdomme/ (look under statistics for each of the cancer sites)
  2. www.cancerregistry.fi (Box "Cancer facts in short" in the low-lef corner of the main page + a link to NORDCAN in Statistics section). All these are also part www.cancer.fi pages of the Cancer Society of Finland.


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