• Assessing treatment response and prognosis by serum and tissue metabolomics in breast cancer patients 

      Debik, Julia Barbara; Euceda, Leslie R.; Lundgren, Steinar; Gythfeldt, Hedda; Garred, Øystein; Borgen, Elin; Engebråten, Olav; Bathen, Tone Frost; Giskeødegård, Guro F. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Patients with locally advanced breast cancer have a worse prognosis compared to patients with localized tumors and require neoadjuvant treatment before surgery. The aim of this study was to characterize the systemic metabolic ...
    • Breast Cancer Patients’ Experiences with Information and Communication in Cancer Disease Trajectories 

      Brattheim, Berit J; Sand, Kari; Gilstad, Heidi; Stalsberg, Ragna; Lundgren, Steinar; Reidunsdatter, Randi Johansen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Patients’ experiences have been used as an indicator for hospital quality for a long time. The concept of patient experiences has many facets. One aspect of particular importance for optimal treatment and patients’ quality ...
    • CHEK2 Mutations Affecting Kinase Activity Together With Mutations in TP53 Indicate a Functional Pathway Associated with Resistance to Epirubicin in Primary Breast Cancer 

      Chrisanthar, Ranjan; Knappskog, Stian; Løkkevik, Erik; Anker, Gun Birgitta; Østenstad, Bjørn; Lundgren, Steinar; Berge, Elisabet Ognedal; Risberg, Terje; Mjaaland, Ingvil; Mæhle, Lovise; Engebretsen, Lars Fredrik; Lillehaug, Johan; Lønning, Per Eystein (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2008)
      Background: Chemoresistance is the main obstacle to cure in most malignant diseases. Anthracyclines are among the main drugs used for breast cancer therapy and in many other malignant conditions. Single parameter analysis ...
    • Concomitant inactivation of the p53- and pRB- functional pathways predicts resistance to DNA damaging drugs in breast cancer in vivo 

      Knappskog, Stian; Berge, Elisabet Ognedal; Chrisanthar, Ranjan; Geisler, Stephanie; Staalesen, Vidar; Leirvaag, Beryl; Yndestad, Synnøve; de Faveri, Elise Norheim; Karlsen, Bård Ove; Wedge, David C.; Akslen, Lars A.; Lilleng, Peer Kåre; Løkkevik, Erik; Lundgren, Steinar; Østenstad, Bjørn; Risberg, Terje; Mjaaland, Ingvil; Aas, Turid; Lønning, Per Eystein (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015)
      Chemoresistance is the main obstacle to cancer cure. Contrasting studies focusing on single gene mutations, we hypothesize chemoresistance to be due to inactivation of key pathways affecting cellular mechanisms such as ...
    • Diversity in changes of HRQoL over a one-year period after radiotherapy in Norwegian breast cancer survivors – results of cluster analyses 

      Lazarewicz, Magdalena Anna; Wlodarczyk, Dorota; Lundgren, Steinar; Reidunsdatter, Randi Johansen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Purpose The diversity in long-term changes in health-related quality of life (HRQoL) among breast cancer (BC) survivors is poorly understood. The aim of this study was to identify clusters of trajectories (subgroups of ...
    • Evaluation of metabolomic changes during neoadjuvant chemotherapy combined with bevacizumab in breast cancer using MR spectroscopy 

      Euceda, Leslie R.; Haukaas, Tonje Husby; Giskeødegård, Guro F.; Vettukattil, Muhammad Riyas; Engel, Jasper; Silwal-Pandit, Laxmi; Lundgren, Steinar; Borgen, Elin; Garred, Øystein; Postma, Geert; Buydens, Lutgarde M.C.; Børresen-Dale, Anne-Lise; Engebråten, Olav; Bathen, Tone Frost (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Introduction Metabolomics investigates biochemical processes directly, potentially complementing transcriptomics and proteomics in providing insight into treatment outcome. Objectives This study aimed to use ...
    • Feasibility of contrast-enhanced MRI derived textural features to predict overall survival in locally advanced breast cancer. 

      Chronaiou, Ioanna; Giskeødegård, Guro F.; Goa, Pål Erik; Teruel, Jose; Hedayati, Roja; Lundgren, Steinar; Huuse, Else Marie; Pickles, Martin D.; Gibbs, Peter; Sitter, Beathe; Bathen, Tone Frost (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background The prognosis for women with locally advanced breast cancer (LABC) is poor and there is a need for better treatment stratification. Gray-level co-occurrence matrix (GLCM) texture analysis of magnetic resonance ...
    • Feasibility of MR Metabolomics for Immediate Analysis of Resection Margins during Breast Cancer Surgery 

      Bathen, Tone Frost; Geurts, Brigitte; Sitter, Beathe; Fjøsne, Hans Erikssønn; Lundgren, Steinar; Buydens, Lutgarde M. C.; Gribbestad, Ingrid S; Postma, Geert; Giskeødegård, Guro F. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      In this study, the feasibility of high resolution magic angle spinning (HR MAS) magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) of small tissue biopsies to distinguish between tumor and non-involved adjacent tissue was investigated. ...
    • Feasibility of MR metabolomics for immediate analysis of resection margins during breast cancer surgery 

      Bathen, Tone Frost; Geurts, Brigitte; Sitter, Beathe; Fjøsne, Hans Erikssønn; Lundgren, Steinar; Buydens, Lutgarde M. C.; Gribbestad, Ingrid S; Postma, Geert; Giskeødegård, Guro F. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-04-17)
      In this study, the feasibility of high resolution magic angle spinning (HR MAS) magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) of small tissue biopsies to distinguish between tumor and non-involved adjacent tissue was investigated. ...
    • Genome-Wide Profile of Pleural Mesothelioma versus Parietal and Visceral Pleura: The emerging Gene Portrait of the Mesothelioma Phenotype 

      Røe, Oluf Dimitri; Anderssen, Endre; Helge, Eli; Pettersen, Caroline Hild; Olsen, Karina Standahl; Sandeck, H; Haaverstad, Rune; Lundgren, Steinar; Larsson, Erik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2009)
    • Low expression levels of ATM may substitute for CHEK2/TP53 mutations predicting resistance towards anthracycline and mitomycin chemotherapy in breast cancer 

      Knappskog, Stian; Chrisanthar, Ranjan; Løkkevik, Erik; Anker, Gun Birgitta; Østenstad, Bjørn; Lundgren, Steinar; Risberg, Terje; Mjaaland, Ingvil; Leirvaag, Beryl; Miletic, Hrvoje; Lønning, Per Eystein (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Introduction Mutations affecting p53 or its upstream activator Chk2 are associated with resistance to DNA-damaging chemotherapy in breast cancer. ATM (Ataxia Telangiectasia Mutated protein) is the key activator of p53 ...
    • Metabolic characterization of triple negative breast cancer 

      Cao, Maria Dung; Lamichhane, Santosh; Lundgren, Steinar; Bofin, Anna M.; Fjøsne, Hans Erikssønn; Giskeødegård, Guro F.; Bathen, Tone Frost (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Background The aims of this study were to characterize the metabolite profiles of triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) and to investigate the metabolite profiles associated with human epidermal growth factor receptor-2/neu ...
    • Metabolic profiles of brain metastases 

      Sjøbakk, Torill Eidhammer; Vettukattil, Riyas M; Gulati, Michel; Gulati, Sasha; Lundgren, Steinar; Gribbestad, Ingrid S; Torp, Sverre Helge; Bathen, Tone Frost (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Metastasis to the brain is a feared complication of systemic cancer, associated with significant morbidity and poor prognosis. A better understanding of the tumor metabolism might help us meet the challenges in controlling ...
    • Metabolite and lipoprotein responses and prediction of weight gain during breast cancer treatment 

      Madssen, Torfinn Støve; Thune, Inger; Flote, Vidar Gordon; Lundgren, Steinar; Bertheussen, Gro Falkener; Frydenberg, Hanne; Wist, Erik; Schlichting, Ellen; Schäfer, Hartmut; Fjøsne, Hans Erikssønn; Vettukattil, Muhammad Riyas; Lømo, Jon; Bathen, Tone Frost; Giskeødegård, Guro F. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Background Breast cancer treatment has metabolic side effects, potentially affecting risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and recurrence. We aimed to compare alterations in serum metabolites and lipoproteins during treatment ...
    • Molecular Features of Subtype-Specific Progression from Ductal Carcinoma In Situ to Invasive Breast Cancer 

      Lesurf, Robert; Aure, Miriam Ragle; Mørk, Hanne Håberg; Vitelli, Valeria; Lundgren, Steinar; Børresen-Dale, Anne-Lise; Kristensen, Vessela N.; Wärnberg, Fredrik; Hallett, Michael; Sørlie, Therese (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      Breast cancer consists of at least five main molecular “intrinsic” subtypes that are reflected in both pre-invasive and invasive disease. Although previous studies have suggested that many of the molecular features of ...
    • Multi-modal characterization of vasculature and nanoparticle accumulation in five tumor xenograft models 

      Sulheim, Einar; Kim, Jana; van Wamel, Annemieke; Kim, Eugene; Snipstad, Sofie; Vidic, Igor; Grimstad, Ingeborg; Widerøe, Marius; Torp, Sverre Helge; Lundgren, Steinar; Waxman, David J.; Davies, Catharina de Lange (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Preclinical research has demonstrated that nanoparticles and macromolecules can accumulate in solid tumors due to the enhanced permeability and retention effect. However, drug loaded nanoparticles often fail to show increased ...
    • Nanomedicine and Sonopermeation in the Treatment of Cancer 

      Sulheim, Einar (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2019:98, Doctoral thesis, 2018)
      Treatment of cancer is an enormous challenge that involves multiple biological barriers and drugs with limited specificity, which makes treatment both ineffective and debilitating to the patient. One of the approaches that ...
    • Nephronectin in breast cancer progression and metastasis 

      Toraskar, Jimita Prashant (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2018:390, Doctoral thesis, 2018)
      Breast cancer is life threatening due to its ability to spread and invade other tissues. The best approach in solving a problem of this sort is to be able to reason backwards. Tumors appear chaotic as they are composed of ...
    • Persistence of disseminated tumor cells after neoadjuvant treatment for locally advanced breast cancer predicts poor survival 

      Mathiesen, Randi Margit Ruud; Borgen, Elin; Renolen, Anne; Løkkevik, Erik; Nesland, Jahn M; Anker, Gun Birgitta; Østenstad, Bjørn; Lundgren, Steinar; Risberg, Terje; Mjaaland, Ingvil; Kvalheim, Gunnar; Lønning, Per Eystein; Naume, Bjørn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Introduction Presence of disseminated tumor cells (DTCs) in bone marrow (BM) and circulating tumor cells (CTC) in peripheral blood (PB) predicts reduced survival in early breast cancer. The aim of this study was to determine ...
    • Physical Activity in Long-term Breast Cancer Survivors - a Mixed-Methods Approach 

      Stalsberg, Ragna; Eikemo, Terje Andreas; Lundgren, Steinar; Reidunsdatter, Randi Johansen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Objectives: Traditional methods measuring physical activity (PA) may misrepresent breast cancer survivors (BCSs) and low-socio-economic status (SES) groups. This study identifies PA-levels, routines and experiences among ...