Article by Sophie D. Fosså awarded by Helse Sør

S.D. Foss
S.D. Foss
In order to stimulate excellent research Helse Sør RHF rewards six outstanding publications from hospitals belonging to this health region every half-year. The research groups are given NOK 25.000,- each.

An excellent paper with Sophie D. Fosså as first author was chosen by Helse Sør RHF as one of the winners in the category clinical research for the second part of 2005.

The article, entitled "Risk of contralateral testicular cancer: a population-based study of 29,515 U.S. men", was published in the July issue of top rated "Journal of the National Cancer Institute" (impact factor 13,9).

Sophie D. Fosså has written a summary of the findings, in a popularized form (in Norwegian), which has been published on Helse Sør's web pages.
Click here to read the summary (in Norwegian)


All the six winners are presented on Helse Sør's webpages, with popularized summaries, in Norwegian.
Click here to read about the rewarded and excellent publications from Helse Sør hospiatal for the last half-year of 2005.




Fossa SD, Chen J, Schonfeld SJ, McGlynn KA, McMaster ML, Gail MH, Travis LB.
Risk of contralateral testicular cancer: a population-based study of 29,515 U.S. men.
J Natl Cancer Inst. 2005 Jul 20;97(14):1056-66.