Peer Reviewed Papers

accepted or in press

  • Shu X, Prochazka M, Lannering B, Schüz J, Röösli M, Tynes T, Kuehni CE, Andersen TV, Infanger D, Schmidt LS, Poulsen AH, Klaeboe L, Eggen T, Feychting M.
    Atopic conditions and brain tumor risk in children and adolescents - an international case-control study (CEFALO). Ann Oncol.


  • Gianinazzi ME, Rueegg CS, Vetsch J, Lueer S, Kuehni CE, Michel G. Cancer’s positive flip side: Posttraumatic growth after childhood cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer (2015). Doi: 10.1007/s00520-015-2746-1
  • Michel G, Vetsch J. Screening for psychological late effects in childhood, adolescent and young adult cancer survivors: a systematic review. Current Opinion in Oncology (2015). 7(4), 297-305

  • Hjorth L, Haupt R, Skinner R, Grabow D, Byrne J, Karner S, Levitt G, Michel G, van der Pal H, Bárdi E, Beck J, de Vathaire F, Essig S, Frey E, Garwicz S, Hawkins M, Jakab Z, Jankovic M, Kazanowska B, Kepak T, Kremer L, Lackner H, Sugden E, Terenziani M, Zadravec Zaletel L, Kaatsch P on behalf of the PanCare Network. Survivorship after childhood cancer: PanCare: A European network to promote optimal long‐term care. European Journal of Cancer (2015). 51(19), 1203–1211.

  • Gianinazzi ME, Rueegg CS, Zimmermann K, Kuehni CE, Michel G. Intra-rater and inter-rater reliability of a medical record abstraction study on transition of care after childhood cancer. PlosOne (2015), 10(5), e0124290. Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0124290

  • Winther JF, Kenborg L, Byrne J, Hjorth L, Kaatsch P, Kremer LC, Kuehni CE, Auquier P, Michel G, de Vathaire F, Haupt R, Skinner R, Madanat-Harjuoja LM, Tryggvadottir L, Wesenberg F, Reulen RC, Grabow D, Ronckers CM, van Dulmen-den Broeder E, van den Heuvel-Eibrink MM, Schindler M, Berbis J, Holmqvist AS, Gudmundsdottir T, de Fine Licht S, Bonnesen TG, Asdahl PH, Bautz A, Kristoffersen AK, Himmerslev L, Hasle H, Olsen JH, Hawkins MM. Childhood cancer survivorr cohorts in Europe. Acta Oncol, 2015 May; 54(5): 655-68 
  • Lupatsch JE, Kuehni CE, Niggli F, Amman RA, Egger M, Spycher B. Population mixing and childhood leukaemia in Switzerland. Census-based cohort study. Eur J Epidemiol, DOI 10.1007/s10654-015-0042-5, 26 May 2015
  • Wengenroth L, Rueegg CS, Michel G, Gianinazzi ME, Essig S, von der Weid NX, Grotzer M, Kuehni CE.
    Concentration, Working Speed and Memory: Cognitive Problems in Young Childhood Cancer Survivors and their Siblings. Pediatr Blood & Cancer. 62 (5), 875-822
  • Wengenroth L, Gianinazzi ME, Rueegg CS, Lüer S, Bergstraesser E, Kuehni CE, Michel G.
    Health-related quality of life in young survivors of childhood cancer. Qual Life Res. 2015 doi: 10.1007/s11136-015-0961-3 [Epub ahead of print]
  • Vetsch J, Rueegg CS, Gianinazzi ME, von der Weid NX, Michel G. Information provision and information needs in parents of long-term childhood cancer survivors. Pediatr Blood & Cancer. 62 (5), 859-866.
  • Lupatsch JE, Wengenroth L, Ruegg CS, Teuffel O, Gumy-Pause F, Kuehni CE, Swiss Paediatric Oncology G. Follow-up care of adolescent survivors of childhood cancer: The role of health beliefs. Pediatr Blood & Cancer. doi: 10.1002/pbc.25755


  • Brown MC, Levitt GA, Frey E, Bardi E, Haupt R, Hjorth L, Kremer LC, Kuehni C, Lettner C, Mulder RL, Michel G, Skinner R on behalf of PanCareSurFup.
    The views of European clinicians on guidelines for long-term follow-up of childhood cancer survivors. Pediatr Blood & Cancer. 62 (2), 322-328.
  • Gianinazzi ME, Essig S, Rueegg CS, von der Weid NX, Brazzola P, Kuehni CE.
    Information provision and information needs in adult survivors of childhood cancer. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2014; 61(2), 312-318.
  • Gianinazzi ME, Rueegg CS, von der Weid NX, Niggli FK, Kuehni,CE, Michel G.
    Mental health-care utilization in survivors of childhood cancer and siblings: the Swiss childhood cancer survivor study. Support Care Cancer 2014; 22(2), 339-349.
  • Hauri DD, Spycher BD, Huss A, Zimmermann F, Grotzer M, von der Weid Nx.
    Exposure to Radio-Frequency Electromagnetic Fields From Broadcast Transmitters and Risk of Childhood Cancer: A Census-based Cohort Study. Am J Epidemiol 2014; 179(7), 843-851.
  • Kuehni CE, & Spycher BD.
    Nuclear power plants and childhood leukaemia: lessons from the past and future directions. Swiss Med Wkly 2014; 144, w13912.
  • Laurier D, Grosche B, Auvienen A, Clavel J, Cobaleda C, Dehos A, Hornhardt S, Jacob S, Kaatsch P, Kosti O, Kuehni C, Lightfoot T, Spycher B, Van Nieuwenhuyse A, Wakeford R, Ziegelberger G.
    Childhood leukaemia risks: from unexplained findings near nuclear installations to recommendations for future research. J Radiol Prot 2014; 34(3), R53-R68.
  • Wengenroth L, Rueegg CS, Michel G, Essig S, Ammann RA, Bergstraesser E.
    Life partnerships in childhood cancer survivors, their siblings, and the general population. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2014; 61(3), 538-545.
  • Terenziani M, Spinelli M, Jankovic D, Bardi E, Hjorth L, Haupt R, Michel G and Byrne J, on behalf of the PanCare Network . Practices of pediatric oncology and hematology providers regarding fertility issues: A European Survey. Pediatric Blood & Cancer 2014. 61(11), 2054–2058.


  • Gianinazzi ME, Rueegg CS, Wengenroth L, Bergstraesser E, Rischewski J, Ammann RA, Kuehni CE, Michel G.
    Adolescent survivors of childhood cancer: are they vulnerable for psychological distress? Psycho-Oncology 2013; 22(9), 2051–2058
  • Hauri DD, Spycher BD, Huss A, Zimmermann F, Grotzer M, von der Weid Nx.
    Domestic radon exposure and risk of childhood cancer: a prospective census-based cohort study. Environ Health Perspect 2013; 121(10), 1239-1244.
  • Rueegg CS, Gianinazzi ME, Michel G, von der Weid NX, Bergstraesser E, Kuehni CE.
    Do childhood cancer survivors with physical performance limitations reach healthy activity levels? Pediatr Blood Cancer 2014; 60(10), 1714-1720.
  • Rueegg, CS, Gianinazzi ME, Rischewski J, Beck Popovic M, von der Weid NX, Michel G, & Kuehni CE.
    Health-related quality of life in survivors of childhood cancer: the role of chronic health problems. J Cancer Survi 2013; 7(4), 511-522.
  • Singer S., Gianinazzi ME., Hohn A, Kuehni CE, & Michel G.
    General practitioner involvement in follow-up of childhood cancer survivors: a systematic review. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2013; 60(10), 1565-1573.


  • Zimmermann K, Ammann RA, Kuehni CE, De Geest S, Cignacco E. Malnutrition in pediatric patients with cancer at diagnosis and throughout therapy: A multicenter cohort study. Pediatric Blood & Cancer 2011; Epub 2012 Dec 31
  • Essig S, von der Weid NX, Skinner R, Kuehni CE, Michel G.
    Follow-up programs for childhood cancer survivors in Europe: a questionnaire survey. PLoS ONE 2012; 7: e53201.
  • Rueegg CS, Michel G, Wengenroth L, von der Weid NX, Bergstraesser E, Kuehni CE.
    Physical performance limitations in adolescent and adult survivors of childhood cancer and their siblings. PLoS ONE 2012; 7: e47944.
  • Rueegg CS, von der Weid NX, Rebholz CE, Michel G, Zwahlen M, Grotzer M, Kuehni CE.
    Daily physical activities and sports in adult survivors of childhood cancer and healthy controls: A population-based questionnaire survey. PLoS ONE 2012; 7: e34930.
  • Rebholz CE, Kuehni CE, Strippoli MPF, Rueegg CS, Michel G, Hengartner H, Bergstraesser E, von der Weid NX.
    Alcohol consumption and binge drinking in young adult childhood cancer survivors. Paediatric Blood & Cancer 2012; 58: 256-264.
  • Hauri DD, Huss A, Zimmermann F, Kuehni CE, Röösli M.
    A prediction model for assessing residential radon concentration in Switzerland. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 2012; 112: 83-89.
  • Christensen JS, Mortensen LH, Röösli M, Feychting M, Tynes T, Andersen TV, Schmidt LS, Poulsen AH, Aydin D, Kuehni CE, Prochazka M, Lannering B, Klaeboe L, Eggen T, Schüz J.
    Brain tumors in children and adolescents and exposure to animals and farm life: a multicenter case-control study (CEFALO). Cancer Causes and Control 2012; 23: 1463-1473.
  • Aydin D, Feychting M, Schüz J, Röösli M.
    Childhood brain tumours and use of mobile phones: Comparison of a case-control study with incidence data. Environmental Health 2012; 11: 35.
  • Spycher BD, Kuehni CE, Zwahlen M, Egger M.
    Authors' response to: Childhood cancer and nuclear power plants in Switzerland: a census-based cohort study. International Journal of Epidemiology 2012; 41: 321-322.


  • Aydin D, Feychting M, Schüz J, Andersen TV, Poulsen AH, Prochazka M, Klæboe L, Kuehni CE, Tynes T, Röösli M.
    Predictors and overestimation of recalled mobile phone use among children and adolescents. Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology 2011; 107: 356-361.
  • Aydin D, Feychting M, Schüz J, Andresen TV, Poulsen AH, Prochazka M, Klaeboe L, Kuehni CE, Tynes T, Röösli M.
    Impact of random and systematic recall errors and selection bias in case-control studies on mobile phone use of brain tumours in adolescents (CEFALO Study) Bioelectromagnetics 2011; 32: 396-407.
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