Peer Reviewed Papers

Ahead of print

1.       Magi T, Kuehni CE, Torchetti L, Wengenroth L, Luer S, Frei-Erb M. Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Children with Cancer: A Study at a Swiss University Hospital. PLoS ONE. 2015; 10(12):e0145787. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0145787.

2016

2.       Lupatsch JE, Wengenroth L, Rueegg CS, Teuffel O, Gumy-Pause F, Kuehni CE, Michel G, Swiss Paediatric Oncology G. Follow-Up Care of Adolescent Survivors of Childhood Cancer: The Role of Health Beliefs. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016; 63(2):318-25.

3.       Gianinazzi ME, Rueegg CS, Vetsch J, Luer S, Kuehni CE, Michel G, Swiss Pediatric Oncology G. Cancer's positive flip side: posttraumatic growth after childhood cancer. Support Care Cancer. 2016;24(1):195-203.

2015

4.       Spycher BD, Feller M, Roosli M, Ammann RA, Diezi M, Egger M, Kuehni CE. Childhood cancer and residential exposure to highways: a nationwide cohort study. Eur J Epidemiol. 2015; 30(12):1263-75.

5.       Schindler M, Mitter V, Bergstraesser E, Gumy-Pause F, Michel G, Kuehni CE. Death certificate notifications in the Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry: assessing completeness and registration procedures. Swiss Med Wkly. 2015; 145:w14225.

6.       Lupatsch JE, Kuehni CE, Niggli F, Ammann RA, Egger M, Spycher BD. Population mixing and the risk of childhood leukaemia in Switzerland: a census-based cohort study. Eur J Epidemiol. 2015; 30(12):1287-98.

7.       Vienneau D, Infanger D, Feychting M, Schuz J, Schmidt LS, Poulsen AH, Tettamanti G, Klaeboe L, Kuehni CE, Tynes T, Von der Weid N, Lannering B, Roosli M. A multinational case-control study on childhood brain tumours, anthropogenic factors, birth characteristics and prenatal exposures: A validation of interview data. Cancer Epidemiol. 2015; 40:52-59.

8.       Swerdlow AJ, Cooke R, Albertsson-Wikland K, Borgstrom B, Butler G, Cianfarani S, Clayton P, Coste J, Deodati A, Ecosse E, Gausche R, Giacomozzi C, Kiess W, Hokken-Koelega AC, Kuehni CE, Landier F, Maes M, Mullis PE, Pfaffle R, Savendahl L, Sommer G, Thomas M, Tollerfield S, Zandwijken GR, Carel JC. Description of the SAGhE Cohort: A Large European Study of Mortality and Cancer Incidence Risks after Childhood Treatment with Recombinant Growth Hormone. Horm Res Paediatr. 2015; 84(3):172-83.

9.       Adam M, Kuehni CE, Spoerri A, Schmidlin K, Gumy-Pause F, Brazzola P, Probst-Hensch N, Zwahlen M. Socioeconomic Status and Childhood Leukemia Incidence in Switzerland. Front Oncol. 2015; 5:139.

10.    Wengenroth L, Gianinazzi ME, Rueegg CS, Luer S, Bergstraesser E, Kuehni CE, Michel G. Health-related quality of life in young survivors of childhood cancer. Qual Life Res. 2015; 24(9):2151-61.

11.    Adel Fahmideh M, Lavebratt C, Schuz J, Roosli M, Tynes T, Grotzer MA, Johansen C, Kuehni CE, Lannering B, Prochazka M, Schmidt LS, Feychting M. CCDC26, CDKN2BAS, RTEL1, and TERT Polymorphisms in Pediatric Brain Tumor Susceptibility. Carcinogenesis. 2015; 36(8):876-82.

12.    Gianinazzi ME, Rueegg CS, Zimmerman K, Kuehni CE, Michel G, Swiss Paediatric Oncology G. Intra-Rater and Inter-Rater Reliability of a Medical Record Abstraction Study on Transition of Care after Childhood Cancer. Plos ONE. 2015; 10(5):e0124290.

13.    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.

14.    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.

15.    Brown MC, Levitt GA, Frey E, Bardi E, Haupt R, Hjorth L, Kremer L, Kuehni CE, Lettner C, Mulder RL, Michel G, Skinner R, on behalf of the PanCareSurFup C. The views of European clinicians on guidelines for long-term follow-up of childhood cancer survivors. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2015; 62:322–328.

16.    Spycher BD, Lupatsch JE, Zwahlen M, Roosli M, Niggli F, Grotzer MA, Rischewski J, Egger M, Kuehni CE, Swiss Pediatric Oncology G, Swiss National Cohort Study G. Background ionizing radiation and the risk of childhood cancer: a census-based nationwide cohort study. Environ Health Perspect. 2015; 123(6):622-8.

17.    Wengenroth L, Rueegg CS, Michel G, Gianinazzi ME, Essig S, von der Weid NX, Grotzer M, Kuehni CE, Swiss Paediatric Oncology Group S. Concentration, working speed and memory: Cognitive problems in young childhood cancer survivors and their siblings. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2015; 62(5):875-82.

18.   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. 2015; 62 (5), 859-866.

2014

19.    Lauvan der Pal HJ, van Dalen EC, Mulder RL, Bardi E, Kuehni C, Tissing WJ, Kremer LC. A new method to facilitate valid and consistent grading cardiac events in childhood cancer survivors using medical records. Plos ONE. 2014; 9(7):e100432.

20.    Essig S, Li Q, Chen Y, Hitzler J, Leisenring W, Greenberg M, Sklar C, Hudson MM, Armstrong GT, Krull KR, Neglia JP, Oeffinger KC, Robison LL, Kuehni CE, Yasui Y, Nathan PC. Risk of late effects of treatment in children newly diagnosed with standard-risk acute lymphoblastic leukaemia: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study cohort. Lancet Oncol. 2014; 15(8):841-51.

21.    Shu X, Prochazka M, Lannering B, Schuz J, Roosli 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. 2014; 25(4):902-8.

22.    Hauri DD, Spycher B, Huss A, Zimmermann F, Grotzer M, von der Weid N, Spoerri A, Kuehni CE, Roosli M, Swiss National C, the Swiss Paediatric Oncology G. 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):843-51.

23.    Wengenroth L, Rueegg CS, Michel G, Essig S, Ammann RA, Bergstraesser E, Kuehni CE, Swiss Paediatric Oncology G. Life partnerships in childhood cancer survivors, their siblings, and the general population. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014; 61(3):538-45.

24.    Gianinazzi ME, Rueegg CS, von der Weid NX, Niggli FK, Kuehni CE, Michel G, Swiss Paediatric Oncology G. Mental health-care utilization in survivors of childhood cancer and siblings: the Swiss childhood cancer survivor study. Support Care Cancer. 2014; 22(2):339-49.

25.    Gianinazzi ME, Essig S, Rueegg CS, von der Weid NX, Brazzola P, Kuehni CE, Michel G, Swiss Paediatric Oncology G. Information provision and information needs in adult survivors of childhood cancer. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014; 61(2):312-8.

26.   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.

2013

27.    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. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013; 60(4):642-9.

28.    Gianinazzi ME, Rueegg CS, Wengenroth L, Bergstraesser E, Rischewski J, Ammann RA, Kuehni CE, Michel G, for Swiss Pediatric Oncology G. Adolescent survivors of childhood cancer: are they vulnerable for psychological distress? Psychooncology. 2013; 22(9):2051-8.

29.    Hauri D, Spycher B, Huss A, Zimmermann F, Grotzer M, von der Weid N, Weber D, Spoerri A, Kuehni CE, Roosli M, Swiss National C, Swiss Paediatric Oncology G. Domestic radon exposure and risk of childhood cancer: a prospective census-based cohort study. Environ Health Perspect. 2013; 121(10):1239-44.

30.    Rueegg CS, Gianinazzi ME, Michel G, von der Weid NX, Bergstraesser E, Kuehni CE, Swiss Paediatric Oncology G. Do childhood cancer survivors with physical performance limitations reach healthy activity levels? Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013; 60(10):1714-20.

31.    Andersen TV, Schmidt LS, Poulsen AH, Feychting M, Roosli M, Tynes T, Aydin D, Prochazka M, Lannering B, Klaeboe L, Eggen T, Kuehni CE, Schmiegelow K, Schuz J. Patterns of exposure to infectious diseases and social contacts in early life and risk of brain tumours in children and adolescents: an International Case-Control Study (CEFALO). Br J Cancer. 2013; 108(11):2346-53.

32.    Hauri DD, Huss A, Zimmermann F, Kuehni CE, Roosli M, Swiss National C. Prediction of residential radon exposure of the whole Swiss population: comparison of model-based predictions with measurement-based predictions. Indoor Air. 2013; 23(5):406-16.

33.    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):1565-73.

34.    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 Surviv. 2013; 7(4):511-22.

35.    Satgé D, Stiller C, Rutkowski S, Bueren A, Lacour B, Sommelet D, Nishi M, Massimino M, Garré M, Moreno F, Hasle H, Jakab Z, Greenberg M, Weid N, Kuehni CE, Zurriaga O, Vicente M-L, Peris-Bonet R, Benesch M, Vekemans M, Sullivan S, Rickert C. A very rare cancer in Down syndrome: medulloblastoma. Epidemiological data from 13 countries. J Neurooncol. 2013; 112(1):107-14.

2012

36.    Essig S, von der Weid NX, Strippoli MPF, 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: The Swiss Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Plos ONE. 2012; 7(5):e38015.

37.    Rebholz CE, Spycher BD, Rueegg CS, Michel G, Ammann R, von der Weid NX, Kuehni CE. Clustering of health behaviours in adult survivors of childhood cancer and the general population. Brit J Cancer. 2012; 107(2):234-42.

38.    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(10):e47944.

39.    Rueegg CS, Rebholz CE, Michel G, Grotzer M, von der Weid NX, Kuehni CE. Daily physical activity and sport of adult survivors of childhood cancer and healthy control. Plos ONE. 2012; 7(4):e34930.

40.    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: A report from the Swiss Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Pediatric Blood Cancer. 2012; 58:256-64.

41.    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 with the general population. Cancer. 2012; 118(5):1439-49.

42.    Hauri DD, Huss A, Zimmermann F, Kuehni CE, Roosli M. A prediction model for assessing residential radon concentration in Switzerland. J Environ Radioact. 2012; 112:83-9.

43.    Essig S, Skinner R, von der Weid NX, Kuehni CE, Michel G. Follow-up programs for childhood cancer survivors in Europe: a questionnaire survey. Plos ONE. 2012; 7(12):e53201.

44.    Christensen JS, Mortensen LH, Roosli M, Feychting M, Tynes T, Andersen TV, Schmidt LS, Poulsen AH, Aydin D, Kuehni CE, Prochazka M, Lannering B, Klaeboe L, Eggen T, Schuz J. Brain tumors in children and adolescents and exposure to animals and farm life: a multicenter case-control study (CEFALO). Cancer Causes Control. 2012; 23(9).

45.   Aydin D, Feychting M, Schuz J, Roosli M, team Cs. Childhood brain tumours and use of mobile phones: comparison of a case-control study with incidence data. Collaborators: Tynes T, Andersen TV, Schmidt LS, Poulsen AH, Johansen C, Prochazka M, Lannering B, Klæboe L, Eggen T, Jenni D, Grotzer M, Von der Weid N, Kuehni CE. Environ Health. 2012; 11:35.

2011

46.    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. J Clin Oncol. 2011; 29:4181-8.

47.    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. Int J Epidemiol. 2011; 40:1247-60.

48.    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. Psychooncology. 2011; 20:1034-43.

49.    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. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2011; 1264-76.

50.    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 tumors in adolescents (CEFALO study). Bioelectromagnetics. 2011; 32:396-407.

51.    Marquis A, Strippoli MPF, Spycher BD, Rebholz CE, von der Weid NX, Kuehni CE. Paracetamol, NSAIDS and risk of asthma in adult survivors of childhood cancer. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2011; 127:270-2.

52.    Rebholz CE, 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. Eur J Cancer. 2011; 41:221-9.

53.    Aydin D, Feychting M, Schuz J, Andersen TV, Poulsen AH, Prochazka M, Klaeboe L, Kuehni CE, Tynes T, Roosli M. Predictors and overestimation of recalled mobile phone use among children and adolescents. Prog Biophys Mol Biol. 2011; 107(3):356-61. Epub 2011/09/13.

2010

54.    Feller M*, Adam M*, Zwahlen M, Brazzola P, Niggli F, Kuehni CE. Family characteristics as risk factors for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. *joint first authorship. PLo One. 2010; 5; e13156.

55.    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. *corresponding author. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010; 55:208-10.

56.    Michel G, Rebholz CE, von der Weid NX, Bergstraesser E, Kuehni CE. Psychological distress in adult survivors of childhood cancer: the Swiss Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. J Clin Oncol. 2010; 28:1740-8.

57.    Adam M, von der Weid NX, Michel G, Zwahlen M, Lutz JM, Probst-Hensch N, Niggli F, Kuehni CE. Access to specialized pediatric cancer care in Switzerland. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010; 54:721-7.

2009

58.    Spycher BD, Minder CE, Kuehni CE. Multivariate modelling of responses to conditional items: New possibilities for latent class analysis. Stat Med. 2009; 28:1927-39.

2008

59.    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. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2008; 50:46-51.

2007

60.    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 Med Wkly. 2007; 137:502-9.

61.    Pachlopnik-Schmid JM, Kuehni CE, Strippoli MPF, Roiha HL, Pavlovic R, Latzin P, Gallati S, Kraemer R, Dahinden C, Frey U. Maternal tobacco smoking and decreased leukocytes, including dendritic cells, in neonates. Pediatr Res. 2007; 61:462-6.

62.    Röösli M, Michel G, Kuehni CE, Spoerri A. Cellular telephone use and time trends in brain tumour mortality in Switzerland from 1969 to 2002. Eur J Cancer Prev. 2007; 16:77-82.

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