Inger Thune
Position: Head physician, professor II
Phone: +47 23 02 66 00

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Publications 2017

Juvet LK, Thune I, Elvsaas IKØ, Fors EA, Lundgren S, Bertheussen G, Leivseth G, Oldervoll LM (2017)
The effect of exercise on fatigue and physical functioning in breast cancer patients during and after treatment and at 6 months follow-up: A meta-analysis
Breast, 33, 166-177
PubMed 28415013

Vaysse C, Lømo J, Garred Ø, Fjeldheim F, Lofteroed T, Schlichting E, McTiernan A, Frydenberg H, Husøy A, Lundgren S, Fagerland MW, Richardsen E, Wist EA, Muller C, Thune I (2017)
Inflammation of mammary adipose tissue occurs in overweight and obese patients exhibiting early-stage breast cancer
NPJ Breast Cancer, 3, 19
PubMed 28649659

Vaysse C, Lømo J, Garred Ø, Fjeldheim F, Lofteroed T, Schlichting E, McTiernan A, Frydenberg H, Husøy A, Lundgren S, Fagerland MW, Richardsen E, Wist EA, Muller C, Thune I (2017)
Erratum: Inflammation of mammary adipose tissue occurs in overweight and obese patients exhibiting early-stage breast cancer
NPJ Breast Cancer, 3, 35
PubMed 28884144

Publications 2016

Bandera EV, Fay SH, Giovannucci E, Leitzmann MF, Marklew R, McTiernan A, Mullee A, Romieu I, Thune I, Uauy R, Wiseman MJ, World Cancer Research Fund International Continuous Update Project Panel (2016)
The use and interpretation of anthropometric measures in cancer epidemiology: A perspective from the world cancer research fund international continuous update project
Int J Cancer, 139 (11), 2391-7
PubMed 27352197

Fjeldheim FN, Frydenberg H, Flote VG, McTiernan A, Furberg AS, Ellison PT, Barrett ES, Wilsgaard T, Jasienska G, Ursin G, Wist EA, Thune I (2016)
Polymorphisms in the estrogen receptor alpha gene (ESR1), daily cycling estrogen and mammographic density phenotypes
BMC Cancer, 16 (1), 776
PubMed 27717337

Flote VG, Vettukattil R, Bathen TF, Egeland T, McTiernan A, Frydenberg H, Husøy A, Finstad SE, Lømo J, Garred Ø, Schlichting E, Wist EA, Thune I (2016)
Lipoprotein subfractions by nuclear magnetic resonance are associated with tumor characteristics in breast cancer
Lipids Health Dis, 15, 56
PubMed 26970778

Frydenberg H, Thune I, Lofterød T, Mortensen ES, Eggen AE, Risberg T, Wist EA, Flote VG, Furberg AS, Wilsgaard T, Akslen LA, McTiernan A (2016)
Pre-diagnostic high-sensitive C-reactive protein and breast cancer risk, recurrence, and survival
Breast Cancer Res Treat, 155 (2), 345-54
PubMed 26740213

Iversen A, Frydenberg H, Furberg AS, Flote VG, Finstad SE, McTiernan A, Ursin G, Wilsgaard T, Ellison PT, Jasienska G, Thune I (2016)
Cyclic endogenous estrogen and progesterone vary by mammographic density phenotypes in premenopausal women
Eur J Cancer Prev, 25 (1), 9-18
PubMed 25714648

Laake I, Larsen IK, Selmer R, Thune I, Veierød MB (2016)
Pre-diagnostic body mass index and weight change in relation to colorectal cancer survival among incident cases from a population-based cohort study
BMC Cancer, 16, 402
PubMed 27387027

Publications 2015

Barrett ES, Chen C, Thurston SW, Haug LS, Sabaredzovic A, Fjeldheim FN, Frydenberg H, Lipson SF, Ellison PT, Thune I (2015)
Perfluoroalkyl substances and ovarian hormone concentrations in naturally cycling women
Fertil Steril, 103 (5), 1261-70.e3
PubMed 25747128

Barrett ES, Tran V, Thurston SW, Frydenberg H, Lipson SF, Thune I, Ellison PT (2015)
Women who are married or living as married have higher salivary estradiol and progesterone than unmarried women
Am J Hum Biol, 27 (4), 501-7
PubMed 25753399

Flote VG, Frydenberg H, Ursin G, Iversen A, Fagerland MW, Ellison PT, Wist EA, Egeland T, Wilsgaard T, McTiernan A, Furberg AS, Thune I (2015)
High-density lipoprotein-cholesterol, daily estradiol and progesterone, and mammographic density phenotypes in premenopausal women
Cancer Prev Res (Phila), 8 (6), 535-44
PubMed 25804612

Frydenberg H, Flote VG, Larsson IM, Barrett ES, Furberg AS, Ursin G, Wilsgaard T, Ellison PT, McTiernan A, Hjartåker A, Jasienska G, Thune I (2015)
Alcohol consumption, endogenous estrogen and mammographic density among premenopausal women
Breast Cancer Res, 17, 103
PubMed 26246001

Jasienska G, Ellison PT, Galbarczyk A, Jasienski M, Kalemba-Drozdz M, Kapiszewska M, Nenko I, Thune I, Ziomkiewicz A (2015)
Apolipoprotein E (ApoE) polymorphism is related to differences in potential fertility in women: a case of antagonistic pleiotropy?
Proc Biol Sci, 282 (1803), 20142395
PubMed 25673673

Klimek M, Galbarczyk A, Colleran H, Thune I, Ellison PT, Ziomkiewicz A, Jasienska G (2015)
Digit ratio (2D:4D) does not correlate with daily 17β-estradiol and progesterone concentrations in healthy women of reproductive age
Am J Hum Biol, 27 (5), 667-73
PubMed 25833729

Marcinkowska UM, Ellison PT, Galbarczyk A, Milkowska K, Pawlowski B, Thune I, Jasienska G (2015)
Lack of support for relation between woman's masculinity preference, estradiol level and mating context
Horm Behav, 78, 1-7
PubMed 26497247

Publications 2014

Chan DS, Vieira AR, Aune D, Bandera EV, Greenwood DC, McTiernan A, Navarro Rosenblatt D, Thune I, Vieira R, Norat T (2014)
Body mass index and survival in women with breast cancer-systematic literature review and meta-analysis of 82 follow-up studies
Ann Oncol, 25 (10), 1901-14
PubMed 24769692

Flote VG, Furberg AS, McTiernan A, Frydenberg H, Ursin G, Iversen A, Lofteroed T, Ellison PT, Wist EA, Egeland T, Wilsgaard T, Makar KW, Chang-Claude J, Thune I (2014)
Gene variations in oestrogen pathways, CYP19A1, daily 17β-estradiol and mammographic density phenotypes in premenopausal women
Breast Cancer Res, 16 (6), 499
PubMed 25522654

Frydenberg H, Flote VG, Iversen A, Finstad SE, Furberg AS, Torjesen PA, Wilsgaard T, Schlichting E, Ellison PT, Ursin G, Thune I (2014)
Insulin-like growth factor-1, growth hormone, and daily cycling estrogen are associated with mammographic density in premenopausal women
Cancer Causes Control, 25 (7), 891-903
PubMed 24801047

Sagen A, Kaaresen R, Sandvik L, Thune I, Risberg MA (2014)
Upper limb physical function and adverse effects after breast cancer surgery: a prospective 2.5-year follow-up study and preoperative measures
Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 95 (5), 875-81
PubMed 24389401

Publications 2013

Olsen K, Danielsen K, Wilsgaard T, Sangvik M, Sollid JU, Thune I, Eggen AE, Simonsen GS, Furberg AS (2013)
Obesity and Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization among women and men in a general population
PLoS One, 8 (5), e63716
PubMed 23667661

Publications 2012

Barrett ES, Thune I, Lipson SF, Furberg AS, Ellison PT (2012)
A factor analysis approach to examining relationships among ovarian steroid concentrations, gonadotrophin concentrations and menstrual cycle length characteristics in healthy, cycling women
Hum Reprod, 28 (3), 801-11
PubMed 23250924

Barrett ES, Tran V, Thurston S, Jasienska G, Furberg AS, Ellison PT, Thune I (2012)
Marriage and motherhood are associated with lower testosterone concentrations in women
Horm Behav, 63 (1), 72-9
PubMed 23123222

Bukowski R, Chlebowski RT, Thune I, Furberg AS, Hankins GD, Malone FD, D'Alton ME (2012)
Birth weight, breast cancer and the potential mediating hormonal environment
PLoS One, 7 (7), e40199
PubMed 22815728

Iversen A, Thune I, McTiernan A, Makar KW, Wilsgaard T, Ellison PT, Jasienska G, Flote V, Poole EM, Furberg AS (2012)
Genetic polymorphism CYP17 rs2486758 and metabolic risk factors predict daily salivary 17β-estradiol concentration in healthy premenopausal Norwegian women. The EBBA-I study
J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 97 (5), E852-7
PubMed 22419734

Laake I, Carlsen MH, Pedersen JI, Weiderpass E, Selmer R, Kirkhus B, Thune I, Veierød MB (2012)
Intake of trans fatty acids from partially hydrogenated vegetable and fish oils and ruminant fat in relation to cancer risk
Int J Cancer, 132 (6), 1389-403
PubMed 22821174

Olsen K, Sangvik M, Simonsen GS, Sollid JU, Sundsfjord A, Thune I, Furberg AS (2012)
Prevalence and population structure of Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage in healthcare workers in a general population. The Tromsø Staph and Skin Study
Epidemiol Infect, 141 (1), 143-52
PubMed 22440487

Tørris C, Thune I, Emaus A, Finstad SE, Bye A, Furberg AS, Barrett E, Jasienska G, Ellison P, Hjartåker A (2012)
Duration of lactation, maternal metabolic profile, and body composition in the Norwegian EBBA I-study
Breastfeed Med, 8 (1), 8-15
PubMed 23057641

Ziomkiewicz A, Pawlowski B, Ellison PT, Lipson SF, Thune I, Jasienska G (2012)
Higher luteal progesterone is associated with low levels of premenstrual aggressive behavior and fatigue
Biol Psychol, 91 (3), 376-82
PubMed 22906865

Publications 2011

Emaus A, Thune I (2011)
Physical activity and lung cancer prevention
Recent Results Cancer Res, 186, 101-33
PubMed 21113762

Iversen A, Thune I, McTiernan A, Emaus A, Finstad SE, Flote V, Wilsgaard T, Lipson SF, Ellison PT, Jasienska G, Furberg AS (2011)
Ovarian hormones and reproductive risk factors for breast cancer in premenopausal women: the Norwegian EBBA-I study
Hum Reprod, 26 (6), 1519-29
PubMed 21467202

Olsen K, Falch BM, Danielsen K, Johannessen M, Ericson Sollid JU, Thune I, Grimnes G, Jorde R, Simonsen GS, Furberg AS (2011)
Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage is associated with serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels, gender and smoking status. The Tromsø Staph and Skin Study
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis, 31 (4), 465-73
PubMed 21811869

Publications 2010

Emaus A, Degerstrøm J, Wilsgaard T, Hansen BH, Dieli-Conwright CM, Furberg AS, Pettersen SA, Andersen LB, Eggen AE, Bernstein L, Thune I (2010)
Does a variation in self-reported physical activity reflect variation in objectively measured physical activity, resting heart rate, and physical fitness? Results from the Tromso study
Scand J Public Health, 38 (5 Suppl), 105-18
PubMed 21062845

Fors EA, Bertheussen GF, Thune I, Juvet LK, Elvsaas IK, Oldervoll L, Anker G, Falkmer U, Lundgren S, Leivseth G (2010)
Psychosocial interventions as part of breast cancer rehabilitation programs? Results from a systematic review
Psychooncology, 20 (9), 909-18
PubMed 20821803

Laake I, Thune I, Selmer R, Tretli S, Slattery ML, Veierød MB (2010)
A prospective study of body mass index, weight change, and risk of cancer in the proximal and distal colon
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 19 (6), 1511-22
PubMed 20501754

Publications 2009

Emaus A, Veierød MB, Tretli S, Finstad SE, Selmer R, Furberg AS, Bernstein L, Schlichting E, Thune I (2009)
Metabolic profile, physical activity, and mortality in breast cancer patients
Breast Cancer Res Treat, 121 (3), 651-60
PubMed 19882245

Finstad SE, Emaus A, Tretli S, Jasienska G, Ellison PT, Furberg AS, Wist EA, Thune I (2009)
Adult height, insulin, and 17beta-estradiol in young women
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 18 (5), 1477-83
PubMed 19423524

Publications 2008

Emaus A, Espetvedt S, Veierød MB, Ballard-Barbash R, Furberg AS, Ellison PT, Jasienska G, Hjartåker A, Thune I (2008)
17-beta-estradiol in relation to age at menarche and adult obesity in premenopausal women
Hum Reprod, 23 (4), 919-27
PubMed 18227106

Emaus A, Veierød MB, Furberg AS, Espetvedt S, Friedenreich C, Ellison PT, Jasienska G, Andersen LB, Thune I (2008)
Physical activity, heart rate, metabolic profile, and estradiol in premenopausal women
Med Sci Sports Exerc, 40 (6), 1022-30
PubMed 18461005

Finstad SE, Emaus A, Potischman N, Barrett E, Furberg AS, Ellison PT, Jasienska G, Thune I (2008)
Influence of birth weight and adult body composition on 17beta-estradiol levels in young women
Cancer Causes Control, 20 (2), 233-42
PubMed 18853264

Merklinger-Gruchala A, Ellison PT, Lipson SF, Thune I, Jasienska G (2008)
Low estradiol levels in women of reproductive age having low sleep variation
Eur J Cancer Prev, 17 (5), 467-72
PubMed 18714190

Ziomkiewicz A, Ellison PT, Lipson SF, Thune I, Jasienska G (2008)
Body fat, energy balance and estradiol levels: a study based on hormonal profiles from complete menstrual cycles
Hum Reprod, 23 (11), 2555-63
PubMed 18641044

Publications 2007

Furberg AS, Espetvedt S, Emaus A, Khan N, Thune I (2007)
Low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol may signal breast cancer risk: recent findings and new hypotheses
Biomark Med, 1 (1), 121-31
PubMed 20477465

Publications 2006

Jasienska G, Kapiszewska M, Ellison PT, Kalemba-Drozdz M, Nenko I, Thune I, Ziomkiewicz A (2006)
CYP17 genotypes differ in salivary 17-beta estradiol levels: a study based on hormonal profiles from entire menstrual cycles
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 15 (11), 2131-5
PubMed 17119038

Jasienska G, Lipson SF, Ellison PT, Thune I, Ziomkiewicz A (2006)
Symmetrical women have higher potential fertility
Evol. Hum. Behav., 27 (5), 390-400

Jasienska G, Thune I, Ellison PT (2006)
Fatness at birth predicts adult susceptibility to ovarian suppression: an empirical test of the Predictive Adaptive Response hypothesis
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 103 (34), 12759-62
PubMed 16908839

Jasienska G, Ziomkiewicz A, Lipson SF, Thune I, Ellison PT (2006)
High ponderal index at birth predicts high estradiol levels in adult women
Am J Hum Biol, 18 (1), 133-40
PubMed 16378335

Jasienska G, Ziomkiewicz A, Thune I, Lipson SF, Ellison PT (2006)
Habitual physical activity and estradiol levels in women of reproductive age
Eur J Cancer Prev, 15 (5), 439-45
PubMed 16912573

Kapiszewska M, Miskiewicz M, Ellison PT, Thune I, Jasienska G (2006)
High tea consumption diminishes salivary 17beta-estradiol concentration in Polish women
Br J Nutr, 95 (5), 989-95
PubMed 16611391

Publications 2005

Furberg AS, Jasienska G, Bjurstam N, Torjesen PA, Emaus A, Lipson SF, Ellison PT, Thune I (2005)
Metabolic and hormonal profiles: HDL cholesterol as a plausible biomarker of breast cancer risk. The Norwegian EBBA Study
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 14 (1), 33-40
PubMed 15668473

Publications 2004

Furberg AS, Veierød MB, Wilsgaard T, Bernstein L, Thune I (2004)
Serum high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, metabolic profile, and breast cancer risk
J Natl Cancer Inst, 96 (15), 1152-60
PubMed 15292387

Jasieńska G, Ziomkiewicz A, Ellison PT, Lipson SF, Thune I (2004)
Large breasts and narrow waists indicate high reproductive potential in women
Proc Biol Sci, 271 (1545), 1213-7
PubMed 15306344

Publications 2003

Furberg AS, Thune I (2003)
Metabolic abnormalities (hypertension, hyperglycemia and overweight), lifestyle (high energy intake and physical inactivity) and endometrial cancer risk in a Norwegian cohort
Int J Cancer, 104 (6), 669-76
PubMed 12640672

Publications 2002

Furberg AS, Sandanger T, Thune I, Burkow IC, Lun E (2002)
Fish consumption and plasma levels of organochlorines in a female population in Northern Norway
J Environ Monit, 4 (1), 175-81
PubMed 11871702

Furberg AS, Thune I (2002)
Energy intake, energy expenditure and BMI influence the risk of endometrial cancer in a prospective study in Norway
IARC Sci Publ, 156, 247-8
PubMed 12484179

Publications 2001

Friedenreich CM, Thune I (2001)
A review of physical activity and prostate cancer risk
Cancer Causes Control, 12 (5), 461-75
PubMed 11545461

Jacobsen BK, Njølstad I, Thune I, Wilsgaard T, Løchen ML, Schirmer H (2001)
Increase in weight in all birth cohorts in a general population: The Tromsø Study, 1974-1994
Arch Intern Med, 161 (3), 466-72
PubMed 11176774

Jasieńska G, Thune I (2001)
Lifestyle, hormones, and risk of breast cancer
BMJ, 322 (7286), 586-7
PubMed 11238153

Thune I, Furberg AS (2001)
Physical activity and cancer risk: dose-response and cancer, all sites and site-specific
Med Sci Sports Exerc, 33 (6 Suppl), S530-50; discussion S609-10
PubMed 11427781

Wilsgaard T, Jacobsen BK, Schirmer H, Thune I, Løchen ML, Njølstad I, Arnesen E (2001)
Tracking of cardiovascular risk factors: the Tromsø study, 1979-1995
Am J Epidemiol, 154 (5), 418-26
PubMed 11532783

Publications 2000

Batty D, Thune I (2000)
Does physical activity prevent cancer? Evidence suggests protection against colon cancer and probably breast cancer
BMJ, 321 (7274), 1424-5
PubMed 11110720

Jasieńska G, Thune I, Ellison PT (2000)
Energetic factors, ovarian steroids and the risk of breast cancer
Eur J Cancer Prev, 9 (4), 231-9
PubMed 10958326

Thune I (2000)
Assessments of physical activity and cancer risk
Eur J Cancer Prev, 9 (6), 387-93
PubMed 11201676

Thune I, Smeland S (2000)
[Can physical activity prevent cancer?]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 120 (27), 3296-301
PubMed 11187174

Thune I, Smeland S (2000)
[Is physical activity important in treatment and rehabilitation of cancer patients?]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 120 (27), 3302-4
PubMed 11187175

Publications 1998

Friedenreich CM, Thune I, Brinton LA, Albanes D (1998)
Epidemiologic issues related to the association between physical activity and breast cancer
Cancer, 83 (3 Suppl), 600-10
PubMed 9690523

Thune I (1998)
Physical exercise in rehabilitation program for cancer patients?
J Altern Complement Med, 4 (2), 205-7
PubMed 9628211

Thune I, Njølstad I, Løchen ML, Førde OH (1998)
Physical activity improves the metabolic risk profiles in men and women: the Tromsø Study
Arch Intern Med, 158 (15), 1633-40
PubMed 9701097

Publications 1997

Thune I (1997)
Physical activity and energy balance--modifiable lifestyle factors for breast cancer?
Ir Med J, 90 (5), 168, 170
PubMed 9345821

Thune I, Brenn T, Lund E, Gaard M (1997)
Physical activity and the risk of breast cancer
N Engl J Med, 336 (18), 1269-75
PubMed 9113929

Thune I, Lund E (1997)
The influence of physical activity on lung-cancer risk: A prospective study of 81,516 men and women
Int J Cancer, 70 (1), 57-62
PubMed 8985091

Publications 1996

Thune I, Lund E (1996)
Physical activity and risk of colorectal cancer in men and women
Br J Cancer, 73 (9), 1134-40
PubMed 8624277

Publications 1994

Thune I, Lund E (1994)
Physical activity and the risk of prostate and testicular cancer: a cohort study of 53,000 Norwegian men
Cancer Causes Control, 5 (6), 549-56
PubMed 7827242

Publications 1993

Thune I, Olsen A, Albrektsen G, Tretli S (1993)
Cutaneous malignant melanoma: association with height, weight and body-surface area. a prospective study in Norway
Int J Cancer, 55 (4), 555-61
PubMed 8406981