Peer Reviewed Papers

2013


Gianinazzi M, Rueegg CS, Wengenroth L, Bergstraesser E, Rischewski, Ammann RA, Kuehni CE, Michel G, for the Swiss Paediatric Oncology Group (SPOG)
Adolescent survivors of childhood cancer: are they vulnerable for psychological distress? 
Psychooncology. 22(9), 2051-2058
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Rueegg CS, Gianinazzi ME, Michel G, von der Weid NX, Bergstraesser E, Kuehni CE, for the  Swiss Paediatric Oncology Group (SPOG)
Do childhood cancer survivors with physical performance limitations reach healthy activity levels?
Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 60(10), 1714-1720
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Rueegg CS, Gianinazzi ME, Rischewski J, Beck Popovic M, von der Weid NX, Michel G, Kuehni CE, for the Swiss Paediatric Oncology Group (SPOG)
Health-related quality of life in survivors of childhood cancer; the role of chronic health problems
Journal of Cancer Survivorship. Doi:10.1007 / s11764-013-0288-4
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Gianinazzi ME, Essig S, Rueegg CS, von der Weid NX, Brazzola P, Kuehni CE, Michel G, for the Swiss Paediatric Oncology Group (SPOG)
Information Provision and Information Needs in Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer
Pediatric Blood & Cancer. Doi: 10.1002/pbc.24762
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Andersen TV, Schmidt LS, Poulsen AH, Feychting M, Röösli M, Tynes T, Aydin D, Prochazka M, Lannering B, Klaeboe L, Eggen T, Kuehni CE, Schmiedgelow K, Schüz J
Patterns of exposure to infectious diseases and social contacts in early life and risk of breian tumours in children and adolescents: an International Case-Control Study (CEFALO) 
British Journal of Cancer, 108, 2346-2353
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2012


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 and Cancer;2012.
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Essig S, von der Weid NX, Skinner R, Kuehni CE & Michel G.
Follow-up for paediatric survivovrs of cancer - a survey of paediatric oncology/haematology institutions across Europe.
PLoS One. 2012;7(12):e53201.
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Rueegg CS, Michel G, Wengenroth L, von der Weid NX, Bergstraesser E, Kuehni CE.
Physical perfomance limitations in adolescent and adult survivors of childhood cancer and their siblings.
PloS ONE. 2012;7(10):e47944.
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Essig S, von der Weid NX, Rebholz CE, Michel G, Rueegg CS, Niggli FK & Kuehni CE.
Health-related quality of life in long-term survivors of relapsed childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
PLoS One 2012;7(5): e38015.
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Rebholz CE, Spycher BD, Rueegg CS, Michel G, Amman R, von der Weid NX, Kuehni CE for the Swiss Pediatric Oncology Group (SPOG).
Clustering of health behaviours in adult survivors of childhood cancer and the general population.
British Journal of Cancer 2012.
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Rueegg CS, von der Weid NX, Rebholz CE, Michel G, Zwahlen M, Grotzer M, Kuehni CE.
Daily physical activities and sport in adult survivor of childhood cancer and healthy controls: a population-based questionnaire survey.
PLoS One 2012.
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Kuehni CE, Strippoli MP, Rueegg CS, Rebholz CE, Bergstraesser E, Grotzer M, von der Weid NX & Michel G. 
Educational achievement in Swiss childhood cancer survivors compared to the general population.
Cancer 2012;118:1439-1449.
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Rebholz CE, Kuehni CE, Strippoli MP, Rueegg CS, Michel G, Hengartner H, von der Weid NX.
Alcohol consumption and binge drinking in young adult childhood cancer survivors.
Pediatric Blood and Cancer 2012;58:256-264.
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2011


Kuehni CE, Rueegg CS, Michel G, Rebholz CE, Strippoli MP, Niggli FK, Egger M & von der Weid NX .
Cohort Profile: The Swiss Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.
International Journal of Epidemiology 2011, doi: 10.1093/ije/dyr142.
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Aydin D, Feychtin M, Schüz J, Andersen TV, Poulsen AH, Prochazka M, Klaeboe L, Kuehni CE, Tynes T, Röösli M.
Predictors and overestimation of recalled mobile phone use among children and adolescents.
Progress in Biophysics & Molecular Biology 2011;107:356-361.
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Spycher BD, Feller M, Zwahlen M, Röösli M, von der Weid NX, Hengartner H, Egger M, Kuehni CE.
Childhood cancer and nuclear power plants in Switzerland: a census-based cohort study.
International Journal of Epidemiology 2011;40:1247-1260.
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Aydin D, Feychting M, Schüz J, Andersen TV, Poulsen AH, Prochazka M, Klaebo L, Kuehni CE, Tynes T, Roeoesli M.
Impact of random and systematic recall errors and of selection bias in case-control studies on mobile phone use and brain tunors in adolescents (CEFALO study).
Bioelectromagnetics 2011;32:396-407.
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Aydin D, Feychting M, Schüz J, Tynes T, Andersen TV, Schmidt LS, Poulsen AH, Johansen C, Prochazka M, Lannering B, Klaeboe L, Eggen T, Jenni D, Grotzer M, Von der Weid NX, Kuehni CE, Roeoesli M.
Mobile phone use and brain tumors in children and adolescents: a multicenter case-control study.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute 2011;103:1264-1276.
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Rebholz CE, Reulen RC, Toogood A, Frobisher C, Lancashire ER, Winter DL, Kuehni CE, Hawkins M.
Health care utilization of long-term survivors of childhood cancer: the British Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.
Journal of Clinical Oncology 2011;29:4181-4188.
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Michel G, Kuehni CE, Rebholz CE, Zimmermann K, Eiser C, Rueegg CS, von der Weid NX.
Can health beliefs help explaining attendance to follow-up care? The Swiss Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.
Psycho-Oncology 2011;20:1034-1043. 
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Rebholz C, von der Weid NX, Michel G, Niggli F & Kuehni CE.
Follow-up care among long-term childhood cancer survivors: a report from the Swiss Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.
European Journal of Cancer 2011;41:221-229.
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Marquis A, Strippoli MP, Spycher BD, Rebholz CE,  von der Weid NX, Kuehni CE.
Paracetamol, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and risk of asthma in adult survivors of childhood cancer.
The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 2011;127:270-272.
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2010


Michel G, Rebholz C, von der Weid NX, Bergstraesser E & Kuehni CE.
Psychological distress in adult childhood cancer survivors: the Swiss Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.
Journal of Clinical Oncology 2010;28:1740-1747.
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Adam M, von der Weid NX, Michel G., Zwahlen M, Lutz JM, Probst-Hensch NM, Niggli F & Kuehni CE.
Access to specialized pediatric cancer care in Switzerland. 
Pediatric Blood & Cancer 2010;54:721-727.
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Marquis A, Kuehni CE, Strippoli MPF, Kühne T, Brazzola P, for the Swiss Pediatric Oncology Group (SPOG).
Sperm analysis of patients after successful treatment of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia with chemotherapy only.
Pediatric Blood & Cancer 2010;55:208-210. 
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Feller M, Adam M, Zwahlen M, Brazzola P, Niggli F, Kuehni C.
Family characteristics as risk factors for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a population-based case-control study.
PLoS One 2010;5:e13156.
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2008


Adam M, Rebholz CE, Egger M, Zwahlen M, Kuehni CE.
Childhood leukaemia and socioeconomic status: what is the evidence?
Radiation Protection Dosimetry 2008;132:246-254.
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Michel G, von der Weid N, Zwahlen M, Redmond S, Strippoli MPF, Kuehni CE.
Incidence of childhood cancer in Switzerland: the Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry.
Pediatric Blood & Cancer 2008;50:46-51.
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2007


Michel G, von der Weid N, Zwahlen M, Adam M, Rebholz CE, Kuehni CE.
The Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry: rationale, organisation and results for the years 2001-2005.
Swiss Medical Weekly 2007;137:502-509.
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Röösli M, Michel G, Kuehni CE, Spoerry A.
Cellular telephone use and time trends in brain tumour mortality in Switzerland from 1969 to 2002.
European Journal of Cancer Prevention 2007;16:77-82.
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Fluri S, Ammann R, Carrle D, Ridolfi Lüthy A, Hirt A, Aebi C, Duppenthaler A, Leibundgut K.
High dose therapy and autologous stem cell transplantation for children with HIV-associated Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.
Pediatric Blood & Cancer 2007;49:984-987.
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2006


Kuehni CE, Zwahlen M.
Commentary: Numerous, heterogeneous and often poor – the studies on childhood leukaemia and socioeconomic status.
International Journal of Epidemiology 2006;35:384-385.
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Brown AE, Leibundgut K, Niggli FK, Betts DR.
Cytogenetics of pineoblastoma: four new cases and a literature review.
Cancer Genetics & Cytogenetics 2006;170:175-179.
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Landolt MA, Vollrath M, Niggli FK, Gnehm HE, Sennhauser FH
Health-related quality of life in children with newly diagnosed cancer: a one year follow-up study.
Health & Quality of Life Outcomes 2006;4:63.
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Reid AG, Seppa L, von der Weid N, Niggli FK, Betts DR
A t(12;17) (p13; q12) identifies a distinct TEL rearrangement-negative subtype of precursor-B acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Cancer Genetics & Cytogenetics 2006;165:64-69.
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Schmitz NMR, Hirt A, Aebi M, Leibundgut K.
Limited redundancy in phosphorylation of retinoblastoma tumor suppressor protein by cyclin-dependent kinases in acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
American Journal of Pathology 2006;169:1074-1079.
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Wallach A, Balmer A, Munier F, Houghton S, Pampallona S, von der Weid N, Beck Popovic M.
Shorter time to diagnosis and improved stage at presentation in Swiss retinoblastoma patients seem from 1963-2004.
Pediatrics 2006;118:1493-1498.

 

2005


Betts DR, Avoledo P, von der Weid N, Greiner J, Niggli FK.
Cytogenetic characterization of Ewing tumors with high-ploidy.
Cancer Genetics & Cytogenetics 2005;159:160-163.
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Betts DR, Cohen N, Leibundgut KE, Kuhne T, Caflisch U, Greiner J, Traktenbrot L, Niggli FK.
Characterization of karyotypic events and evolution in neuroblastoma.
Pediatric Blood & Cancer 2005;44:147-157.
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Avant 2004


von der Weid N, Wagner HP
Organisation of follow-up in paediatric oncology.
Eur J Cancer 2003;39(8):1150-1154.
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von der Weid N, Mosimann I, Hirt A, Wacker P, Nenadov Beck M, Imbach P, Caflisch U, Niggli F, Feldges A, Wagner HP
Intellectual outcome in children and adolescents with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia treated with chemotherapy alone: age- and sex-related differences.
Eur J Cancer 2003;39(3):359-365.
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von der Weid N
Late effects in long-term survivors of ALL in childhood: experiences from the SPOG late effects study.
Swiss Med Wkly 2001;131:180-187.
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Miralbell R, Bieri S, Huguenin P, Feldges A, Morin AM, Garcia E, Wagner, H P, Wacker, P & von der Weid, N.
Prognostic value of cerebrospinal fluid cytology in pediatric medulloblastoma.
Swiss Pediatric Oncology Group. Ann Oncol 1999;10(2):239-41
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Miralbell R, von der Weid N, Bieri S, Wacker P, Berchthold W, Pastoor B, & Wagner, HP
Pediatric medulloblastoma: Results of the Swiss Pediatric Oncology Group.
International Journal of Pediatric Hematology / Oncology 1999;6(4):275-281.

von der Weid NX, Erni BM, Mamie C, Wagner HP, Bianchetti MG.
Cisplatin therapy in childhood: renal follow up 3 years or more after treatment.
Swiss Pediatric Oncology Group. Nephrol Dial Transplant 1999;14(6):1441-4
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Satge D, Sasco AJ, Carlsen NL, Stiller CA, Rubie H, Hero B, de Bernardi, B, de Kraker, J, Coze, C, Kogner, P, Langmark, F, Hakvoort-Cammel, F., Beck, D, von der Weid, N, Parkes, S, Hartmann, O, Lippens, RJ, Kamps, WA, & Sommelet, D
A lack of neuroblastoma in Down syndrome: a study from 11 European countries.
Cancer Res 1998;58(3):448-452.
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von der Weid N, Beck D, Caflisch U, et al.
Standardized Assessment of Late Effects in Long-Term Survivors of Childhood Cancer in Switzerland. Results of a Swiss Pediatric Oncology Group (SPOG) Pilot Study.
J Pediatr Hemat/Oncol 1996;3:483-490.

Imbach P, Fuchs A, Berchtold W, Arnet B, Stupnicki A, Angst R, & Signer, E.
Boys but not girls with T-lineage acute lymphocytic Leukaemia (ALL) are different from children with B-progenitor ALL. Population-based data results of initial prognostic factors and long-term event-free survival. Swiss Pediatric Oncology Group.
J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 1995;17(4):346-349.
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Stupnicki A, von der Weid N, Imbach P, Arnet B, Berchtold W, Delaleu B, Hirt, A, Pluess, HJ, Beck, D, Wyss, M, et al
Incidence of childhood acute lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL) and population-based treatment results in Switzerland: experiences with 507 study and 149 nonstudy patients.
Med Pediatr Oncol 1995;25(2):79-83.
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Wagner HP, Dingeldein Bettler I, Berchthold W, Luthy AR, Hirt A, Pluss HJ, Beck, D, Wyss, M, Signer, E, Imbach, P, et al
Childhood NHL in Switzerland: incidence and survival of 120 study and 42 non-study patients.
Med Pediatr Oncol 1995;24(5):281-286.
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von der Weid N, Wagner B, Angst R, Arnet B, Baumgartner C, Beck D, Bleher A, Caflisch U, Delaleu B, Feldges A, et al.
Treatment of relapsing acute lymphoblastic leukemia in childhood. III. Experiences with 54 first bone marrow, 9 isolated testicular and 8 isolated central nervous system relapses observed 1985-1989.
Med Pediatr Oncol 1994;22:361-369.
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Morin G, Ackermann Liebrich U, Imbach P
Childhood leukaemia in Switzerland: comparison of different sources of data.
Soz Praventivmed 1993;38(4):196-201
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von der Weid N, Beck D
Séquelles tardives d’un enfants et d’adolescents traités pour cancer entre 1981 et 1986 en Suisse.
Schweiz Med Wochenschr 1993;123:1293-1299

von der Weid N, Wagner B, Baumgartner C, Beck D, Bertrand AM, Bleher EA, Caflisch U, Delaleu B, Feldges A, Frei H, et al.
Treatment of relapsing acute leukemia in childhood. Experiences with 45 first bone marrow and 24 isolated CNS relapses observed 1981-1984.
Helv Paediatr Acta 1987;42:363-370
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