• Colorectal cancer screening with repeated fecal immunochemical test versus sigmoidoscopy: baseline results from a randomized trial 

      Randel, Kristin Ranheim; Schult, Anna Lisa; Botteri, Edoardo; Hoff, Geir; Bretthauer, Michael; Ursin, Giske; Natvig, Erik; Berstad, Paula; Jørgensen, Anita; Sandvei, Per Kristian; Olsen, Marie Kristin Ek; Frigstad, Svein Oskar; Darre-Næss, Ole; Norvard, Espen R.; Bolstad, Nils; Kørner, Hartwig; Wibe, Arne; Wensaas, Knut-Arne; de Lange, Thomas; Holme, Øyvind (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background and aims: The comparative effectiveness of sigmoidoscopy and fecal immunochemical testing (FIT) for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening is unknown. Methods: Individuals aged 50-74 years living in South-East Norway ...
    • Effects of Obesity Surgery on Overall and Disease-Specific Mortality in a 5-Country Population-Based Study 

      Kauppila, Joonas H.; Tao, Wenjing; Santoni, Giola; von Euler-Chelpin, My; Lynge, Elsebeth; Tryggvadóttir, Laufey; Ness-Jensen, Eivind; Romundstad, Pål Richard; Pukkala, Eero; Lagergren, Jesper (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background & Aims Bariatric surgery might reduce overall mortality from obesity. We investigated whether the survival times of patients who have had bariatric surgery are similar to those of the general population and are ...