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Karolinska Institute

High-risk human papillomavirus (hrHPV) infection is established as the major cause of invasive cervical cancer (ICC). However, whether hrHPV status in the tumor is associated with subsequent prognosis of ICC is controver...

  • Pär Sparén, Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Published: 2019-10-21

Karolinska Institute

The relatively high incidence of cervical cancer in women at older ages is an issue in countries performing cervical screening for decades. Controversy remains on when and how to cease screening. Existing population-base...

  • Pär Sparén
Published: 2017-08-28

Karolinska Institute

STR has been based at the Karolinska Institutet since 1959, first at the Institution of Hygien and thereafter at Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, MEB. STR was originally created primarily to study the importance ...

  • Patrik Magnusson, Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Published: 2015-06-11

Karolinska Institute

LifeGene is a prospective cohort study with longitudinal follow-up, the goal of which is to collect and make available data and samples from 250,000 Swedes. The cohort is a national cohort, with the 6 Swedish universitie...

  • Nancy Pedersen, Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Published: 2015-04-29

Karolinska Institute

Oral contraceptives, use of hormone replacement therapy, dietary habits and other lifestyle factors affect the risk for cancer, cardiovascular diseases and other chronic diseases in young women. Starting in 1991, a compr...

  • Elisabete Weiderpass Vainio, Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Published: 2015-04-13

Karolinska Institute

The Swedish Adoption/Twin Study of Aging (SATSA) provides a unique opportunity to understand individual differences in aging. The twin design and the inclusion of twins reared apart makes it possible to study the importa...

  • Nancy Pedersen, Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Anna Dahl, Hälsohögskolan i Jönköping, Institutet för gerontologi
Published: 2012