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Yvonne Brandberg

Professor

Postal address : Department of Oncology-Pathology (OnkPat), K7, Group Brandberg, Yvonne, Institutionen För Onkologi-Patologi, Bioclinicum J5:17, Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset 171 65 Solna, Sweden

Publications

Effect on prostate volume following neoadjuvant treatment with an androgen receptor inhibitor monotherapy versus castration plus an androgen receptor inhibitor in prostate cancer patients intended for curative radiation therapy: A randomised study
Majumder K, Brandberg Y, Johansson H, Castellanos E, Ullén A, Lennernäs B, et al
Molecular and clinical oncology 2018;8(1):141-146

Effects and moderators of psychosocial interventions on quality of life, and emotional and social function in patients with cancer: An individual patient data meta-analysis of 22 RCTs
Kalter J, Verdonck-de Leeuw Im, Sweegers Mg, Aaronson Nk, Jacobsen Pb, Newton Ru, et al
Psycho-oncology 2018;27(4):1150-1161

Effects of pre-notification, invitation length, questionnaire length and reminder on participation rate: a quasi-randomised controlled trial
Koitsalu M, Eklund M, Adolfsson J, Grönberg H, Brandberg Y
BMC medical research methodology 2018;18(1):3-

Establishing anchor-based minimally important differences (MID) with the EORTC quality-of-life measures: a meta-analysis protocol
Eortc Quality Of Life Group, Musoro Zj, Hamel Jf, Ediebah De, Cocks K, King Mt, et al
BMJ open 2018;8(1):e019117-

Germline mutations in BRCA1 and BRCA2 incidentally revealed in a biobank research study: experiences from re-contacting mutation carriers and relatives
Nilsson Mp, Emmertz M, Kristoffersson U, Borg Å, Larsson C, Rehn M, et al
Journal of community genetics 2018;9(3):201-208

High experienced continuity in breast cancer care is associated with high health related quality of life
Plate S, Emilsson L, Söderberg M, Brandberg Y, Wärnberg F
BMC health services research 2018;18(1):127-

The Stockholm-3 (STHLM3) Model can Improve Prostate Cancer Diagnostics in Men Aged 50-69 yr Compared with Current Prostate Cancer Testing
Eklund M, Nordström T, Aly M, Adolfsson J, Wiklund P, Brandberg Y, et al
European urology focus 2018;4(5):707-710

Weekly versus 3-weekly cabazitaxel for the treatment of castration-resistant prostate cancer: A randomised phase II trial (ConCab)
Yachnin J, Gilje B, Thon K, Johansson H, Brandberg Y, Panaretakis T, et al
European journal of cancer (Oxford, England : 1990) 2018;97():33-40

A prospective exploration of symptom burden clusters in women with breast cancer during chemotherapy treatment
Browall M, Brandberg Y, Nasic S, Rydberg P, Bergh J, Rydén A, et al
Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer 2017;25(5):1423-1429

Patient satisfaction after implementation of person-centred handover in oncological inpatient care - A cross-sectional study
Kullberg A, Sharp L, Johansson H, Brandberg Y, Bergenmar M
PloS one 2017;12(4):e0175397-

Preoperative psychosocial characteristics may predict body image and sexuality two years after risk-reducing mastectomy: a prospective study
Unukovych D, Johansson H, Brandberg Y
Gland surgery 2017;6(1):64-72

Associations between Reoperations and Psychological Factors after Contralateral Risk-Reducing Mastectomy: A Two-Year Follow-Up Study
Unukovych D, Wickman M, Sandelin K, Arver B, Johansson H, Brandberg Y
International journal of breast cancer 2016;2016():4604852-

A systematic review examining factors influencing health related quality of life among melanoma cancer survivors
Hamel Jf, Pe M, Coens C, Martinelli F, Eggermont Am, Brandberg Y, et al
European journal of cancer (Oxford, England : 1990) 2016;69():189-198

Effect of Tailored Dose-Dense Chemotherapy vs Standard 3-Weekly Adjuvant Chemotherapy on Recurrence-Free Survival Among Women With High-Risk Early Breast Cancer: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Swedish Breast Cancer Group (swebcg) The German Breast Group (gbg) And The Austrian Breast & Colorectal Cancer Study Group (abcsg), Foukakis T, Von Minckwitz G, Bengtsson No, Brandberg Y, Wallberg B, et al
JAMA 2016;316(18):1888-1896

Feasibility and Outcomes of an Internet-Based Mindfulness Training Program: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial
Kvillemo P, Brandberg Y, Bränström R
JMIR mental health 2016;3(3):e33-

Higher sexual interest with androgen receptor inhibitor monotherapy than with castration plus an androgen receptor inhibitor in prostate cancer patients treated with curative radiotherapy, but otherwise small health-related quality of life differences: A randomised prospective 18-month follow-up study
Majumder K, Nilsson S, Johansson H, Ullén A, Lennernäs B, Bergenmar M, et al
European journal of cancer (Oxford, England : 1990) 2016;65():43-51

Patients' knowledge and perceived understanding - Associations with consenting to participate in cancer clinical trials
Brandberg Y, Johansson H, Bergenmar M
Contemporary clinical trials communications 2016;2():6-11

Public interest in and acceptability of the prospect of risk-stratified screening for breast and prostate cancer
Koitsalu M, Sprangers Ma, Eklund M, Czene K, Hall P, Grönberg H, et al
Acta oncologica (Stockholm, Sweden) 2016;55(1):45-51

Worse quality of life in young and recently diagnosed breast cancer survivors compared with female survivors of other cancers: A cross-sectional study
Li J, Humphreys K, Eriksson M, Dar H, Brandberg Y, Hall P, et al
International journal of cancer 2016;139(11):2415-25

In Search for the Genetic Basis of Quality of Life in Healthy Swedish Women--A GWAS Study Using the iCOGS Custom Genotyping Array
Schoormans D, Darabi H, Li J, Brandberg Y, Eriksson M, Zwinderman Kh, et al
PloS one 2015;10(10):e0140563-

Long-term health-related quality of life after curative treatment for prostate cancer: a regional cross-sectional comparison of two standard treatment modalities
Hjälm-eriksson M, Lennernäs B, Ullén A, Johansson H, Hugosson J, Nilsson S, et al
International journal of oncology 2015;46(1):381-8

Prostate cancer screening in men aged 50-69 years (STHLM3): a prospective population-based diagnostic study
Grönberg H, Adolfsson J, Aly M, Nordström T, Wiklund P, Brandberg Y, et al
The Lancet. Oncology 2015;16(16):1667-76

Radical prostatectomy versus high-dose irradiation in localized/locally advanced prostate cancer: A Swedish multicenter randomized trial with patient-reported outcomes
Lennernäs B, Majumder K, Damber Je, Albertsson P, Holmberg E, Brandberg Y, et al
Acta oncologica (Stockholm, Sweden) 2015;54(6):875-81

Self-perceived, but not objective lymphoedema is associated with decreased long-term health-related quality of life after breast cancer surgery
Sackey H, Johansson H, Sandelin K, Liljegren G, Maclean G, Frisell J, et al
European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology 2015;41(4):577-84

The genetic basis of quality of life in healthy Swedish women: a candidate gene approach
Schoormans D, Li J, Darabi H, Brandberg Y, Sprangers Ma, Eriksson M, et al
PloS one 2015;10(2):e0118292-

The impact of co-morbidity on health-related quality of life in breast cancer survivors and controls
Schoormans D, Czene K, Hall P, Brandberg Y
Acta oncologica (Stockholm, Sweden) 2015;54(5):727-34

Audio-recorded information to patients considering participation in cancer clinical trials - a randomized study
Bergenmar M, Johansson H, Wilking N, Hatschek T, Brandberg Y
Acta oncologica (Stockholm, Sweden) 2014;53(9):1197-204

Cladribine prolongs progression-free survival and time to second treatment compared to fludarabine and high-dose chlorambucil in chronic lymphocytic
Scandinavian Australasian Leukaemi, Mulligan Sp, Karlsson K, Stromberg M, Jonsson V, Gill D, et al
LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA 2014;55(12):2769-77

Cost-utility analysis of individual psychosocial support interventions for breast cancer patients in a randomized controlled study
Arving C, Brandberg Y, Feldman I, Johansson B, Glimelius B
Psycho-oncology 2014;23(3):251-8

Less satisfaction with information in patients with prostate cancer treated with surgery and salvage radiotherapy compared with patients treated with curative radiotherapy alone, despite similar health-related quality of life
Majumder K, Brandberg Y, Johansson H, Nilsson S, Bergenmar M
Clinical genitourinary cancer 2014;12(3):e71-82

Phase III development of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Questionnaire module for women undergoing breast reconstruction
European Org Res Treatment Canc, Winters Ze, Balta V, Thomson Hj, Brandberg Y, Oberguggenberger A, et al
BRITISH JOURNAL OF SURGERY 2014;101(4):371-82

Physical therapy after prophylactic mastectomy with breast reconstruction: a prospective randomized study
Unukovych D, Johansson H, Johansson E, Arver B, Liljegren A, Brandberg Y
Breast (Edinburgh, Scotland) 2014;23(4):357-63

Breast sensibility after bilateral risk-reducing mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction: a prospective study
Gahm J, Hansson P, Brandberg Y, Wickman M
Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS 2013;66(11):1521-7

Early salvage radiation therapy combined with short-term hormonal therapy in recurrent prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy: single-institution 4-year data on outcome, toxicity, health-related quality of life and co-morbidities from 184 consecutive patients treated with 70 Gy
Cortés-gonzález Jr, Castellanos E, Sandberg K, Eriksson Mh, Wiklund P, Carlsson S, et al
International journal of oncology 2013;42(1):109-17

Re: Early Salvage Radiation Therapy Combined with Short-Term Hormonal Therapy in Recurrent Prostate Cancer After Radical Prostatectomy: Single-Institution 4-Year Data on Outcome, Toxicity, Health-Related Quality of Life and Co-Morbidities from 184 Consecutive Patients Treated with 70 Gy
Cortes-gonzalez Jr, Castellanos E, Sandberg K, Eriksson Mh, Wiklund P, Carlsson S, et al
JOURNAL OF UROLOGY 2013;189(6):2107-8

Role functioning before start of adjuvant treatment was an independent prognostic factor for survival and time to failure. A report from the Nordic adjuvant interferon trial for patients with high-risk melanoma
Nordic Melanoma Cooperative Group, Brandberg Y, Johansson H, Aamdal S, Bastholt L, Hernberg M, et al
Acta oncologica (Stockholm, Sweden) 2013;52(6):1086-93

The early development phases of a European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) module to assess patient reported outcomes (PROs) in women undergoing breast reconstruction
Eortc Quality Life Grp, Thomson Hj, Winters Ze, Brandberg Y, Didier F, Blazeby Jm, et al
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER 2013;49(5):1018-26

Translation and validation of the Polish version of the EORTC QLQ-OPT30 module for the assessment of health-related quality of life in patients with uveal melanoma
Chmielowska K, Tomaszewski Ka, Pogrzebielski A, Brandberg Y, Romanowska-dixon B
European journal of cancer care 2013;22(1):88-96

Breast reconstruction in patients with personal and family history of breast cancer undergoing contralateral prophylactic mastectomy, a 10-year experience
Unukovych D, Sandelin K, Wickman M, Arver B, Johansson H, Brandberg Y, et al
Acta oncologica (Stockholm, Sweden) 2012;51(7):934-41

Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy in breast cancer patients with a family history: a prospective 2-years follow-up study of health related quality of life, sexuality and body image
Unukovych D, Sandelin K, Liljegren A, Arver B, Wickman M, Johansson H, et al
European journal of cancer (Oxford, England : 1990) 2012;48(17):3150-6

Health-related quality of life as prognostic factor for response, progression-free survival, and survival in women with metastatic breast cancer
Svensson H, Hatschek T, Johansson H, Einbeigi Z, Brandberg Y
Medical oncology (Northwood, London, England) 2012;29(2):432-8

Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) after multimodal treatment for primarily non-resectable rectal cancer. Long-term results from a phase III study
Braendengen M, Tveit Km, Hjermstad Mj, Johansson H, Berglund A, Brandberg Y, et al
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER 2012;48(6):813-9

Health-related quality of life in patients with high-risk melanoma randomised in the Nordic phase 3 trial with adjuvant intermediate-dose interferon alfa-2b
Brandberg Y, Aamdal S, Bastholt L, Hernberg M, Stierner U, Von Der Maase H, et al
European journal of cancer (Oxford, England : 1990) 2012;48(13):2012-9

Individually tailored treatment with epirubicin and paclitaxel with or without capecitabine as first-line chemotherapy in metastatic breast cancer: a randomized multicenter trial
Hatschek T, Carlsson L, Einbeigi Z, Lidbrink E, Linderholm B, Lindh B, et al
BREAST CANCER RESEARCH AND TREATMENT 2012;131(3):939-47

Less correspondence between expectations before and cosmetic results after risk-reducing mastectomy in women who are mutation carriers: A prospective study
Brandberg Y, Arver B, Johansson H, Wickman M, Sandelin K, Liljegren A
EJSO 2012;38(1):38-43

Perceptions of genetic research and testing among members of families with an increased risk of malignant melanoma
Bränström R, Kasparian Na, Affleck P, Tibben A, Chang Ym, Azizi E, et al
European journal of cancer (Oxford, England : 1990) 2012;48(16):3052-62

Skin Examination Behavior The Role of Melanoma History, Skin Type, Psychosocial Factors, and Region of Residence in Determining Clinical and Self-conducted Skin Examination
Melanoma Genetics Consortium Genom, Kasparian Na, Branstrom R, Chang Ym, Affleck P, Aspinwall Lg, et al
ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY 2012;148(10):1142-51

The use of telephone in genetic counseling versus in-person counseling: a randomized study on counselees' outcome
Platten U, Rantala J, Lindblom A, Brandberg Y, Lindgren G, Arver B
Familial cancer 2012;11(3):371-9

Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomy in Swedish Women at High Risk of Breast Cancer: A National Survey
Arver B, Isaksson K, Atterhem H, Baan A, Bergkvist L, Brandberg Y, et al
ANNALS OF SURGERY 2011;253(6):1147-54

Health-related quality of life during hormone therapy after breast cancer: a randomized trial
Fahlen M, Wallberg B, Von Schoultz E, Carlstrom K, Svensson G, Wilking N, et al
CLIMACTERIC 2011;14(1):164-70

High satisfaction rate ten years after bilateral prophylactic mastectomy - a longitudinal study
Wasteson E, Sandelin K, Brandberg Y, Wickman M, Arver B
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER CARE 2011;20(4):508-13

Tailored chemotherapy doses based on toxicity in breast cancer result in similar quality of life values, irrespective of given dose levels
Iiristo M, Wiklund T, Wilking N, Bergh J, Brandberg Y
ACTA ONCOLOGICA 2011;50(3):338-43

Two different durations of adjuvant therapy with intermediate-dose interferon alfa-2b in patients with high-risk melanoma (Nordic IFN trial): a randomised phase 3 trial
Nordic Melanoma Cooperative Grp, Hansson J, Aamdal S, Bastholt L, Brandberg Y, Hernberg M, et al
LANCET ONCOLOGY 2011;12(2):144-52

USE OF THE CHARLSON COMBINED COMORBIDITY INDEX TO PREDICT POSTRADIOTHERAPY QUALITY OF LIFE FOR PROSTATE CANCER PATIENTS
Wahlgren T, Levitt S, Kowalski J, Nilsson S, Brandberg Y
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY BIOLOGY PHYSICS 2011;81(4):997-1004

Bilateral prophylactic mastectomy in women with inherited risk of breast cancer - Prevalence of pain and discomfort, impact on sexuality, quality of life and feelings of regret two years after surgery
Gahm J, Wickman M, Brandberg Y
BREAST 2010;19(6):462-9

Ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast. Long-term follow-up of health-related quality of life, emotional reactions and body image
Sackey H, Sandelin K, Frisell J, Wickman M, Brandberg Y
EJSO 2010;36(8):756-62

EFFECTS OF MINDFULNESS TRAINING ON PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING AND SYMPTOMS OF STRESS IN CANCER PATIENTS AT 6-MONTH FOLLOW-UP
Branstrom R, Kvillemo P, Brandberg Y, Moskowitz Jt
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE 2010;:306-306

Health Risk Perception, Optimistic Bias, and Personal Satisfaction
Branstrom R, Brandberg Y
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF HEALTH BEHAVIOR 2010;34(2):197-205

Melanoma risk factors, perceived threat and intentional tanning: an international online survey
Branstrom R, Chang Ym, Kasparian N, Affleck P, Tibben A, Aspinwall Lg, et al
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER PREVENTION 2010;19(3):216-26

Predictors of Sun Protection Behaviors and Severe Sunburn in an International Online Study
Branstrom R, Kasparian Na, Chang Ym, Affleck P, Tibben A, Aspinwall Lg, et al
CANCER EPIDEMIOLOGY BIOMARKERS & PREVENTION 2010;19(9):2199-210

Quality of life in women with metastatic breast cancer during 9 months after randomization in the TEX trial (epirubicin and paclitaxel w/o capecitabine)
Svensson H, Einbeigi Z, Johansson H, Hatschek T, Brandberg Y
BREAST CANCER RESEARCH AND TREATMENT 2010;123(3):785-93

Quality of life in women with metastatic breast cancer during nine months after randomization in the TEX trial (epirubicin and paclitaxel w/o capecitabine)
Svensson H, Einbeigi Z, Johansson H, Hatschek T, Brandberg Y
EJC SUPPLEMENTS 2010;8(3):197-197

Self-report Mindfulness as a Mediator of Psychological Well-being in a Stress Reduction Intervention for Cancer Patients-A Randomized Study
Branstrom R, Kvillemo P, Brandberg Y, Moskowitz Jt
ANNALS OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE 2010;39(2):151-61

Surgical resection margins do not influence health related quality of life or emotional distress in patients with cutaneous melanoma: Results of a prospective randomised trial
Bergenmar M, Mansson-brahme E, Hansson J, Brandberg Y
JOURNAL OF PLASTIC SURGERY AND HAND SURGERY 2010;44(3):146-55

THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN EORTC BREAST RECONSTRUCTION QUESTIONNAIRE TO ASSESS THE QUALITY OF LIFE OF PATIENTS UNDERGOING BREAST RECONSTRUCTION
Eortc Quality Life Grp, Winters Ze, Mills J, Brandberg Y, Didier F, Oberguggenberger A, et al
EJC SUPPLEMENTS 2010;8(6):35-35

Family members' perceptions of genetic testing for malignant melanoma - A prospective interview study
Bergenmar M, Hansson J, Brandberg Y
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ONCOLOGY NURSING 2009;13(2):74-80

Psychological Reactions to Progression of Metastatic Breast Cancer - An Interview Study
Svensson H, Brandberg Y, Einbeigi Z, Hatschek T, Ahlberg K
CANCER NURSING 2009;32(1):55-63

Risk perception after genetic counseling in patients with increased risk of cancer
Rantala J, Platten U, Lindgren G, Nilsson B, Arver B, Lindblom A, et al
HEREDITARY CANCER IN CLINICAL PRACTICE 2009;:15-

Socioeconomic status and quality of life of women with family history of breast cancer attending an oncogenetic counseling clinic - a comparison with general population
Von Wachenfeldt A, Brandberg Y, Johansson H, Fornander T
ACTA ONCOLOGICA 2009;48(1):86-92

Four weeks of daily assessments of anxiety, depression and activity compared to a point assessment with the Hospital Anxiety and Depression scale
Arving C, Glimelius B, Brandberg Y
QUALITY OF LIFE RESEARCH 2008;17(1):95-104

Health-related quality of life and distress in cancer patients: results from a large randomised study
Johansson B, Brandberg Y, Hellbom M, Persson C, Petersson Lm, Berglund G, et al
BRITISH JOURNAL OF CANCER 2008;99(12):1975-83

Knowledge and understanding among cancer patients consenting to participate in clinical trials
Bergenmar M, Molin C, Wilking N, Brandberg Y
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER 2008;44(17):2627-33

Measuring breast cancer-specific health-related quality of life in South Asia: psychometric properties of the Sinhala version of the EORTC QLQ-BR23
Jayasekara H, Rajapaksa Lc, Brandberg Y
QUALITY OF LIFE RESEARCH 2008;17(6):927-32

Psychological reactions, quality of life, and body image after bilateral prophylactic mastectomy in women at high risk for breast cancer: A prospective 1-year follow-up study
Brandberg Y, Sandelin K, Erikson S, Jurell G, Liljegren A, Lindblom A, et al
JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY 2008;26(24):3943-9

Anemia and quality of life including anemia-related symptoms in patients with solid tumors in clinical practice
Bremberg Er, Brandberg Y, Hising C, Friesland S, Eksborg S
MEDICAL ONCOLOGY 2007;24(1):95-102

Individual psychosocial support for breast cancer patients: a randomized study of nurse versus psychologist interventions and standard care
Arving C, Sjödén Po, Bergh J, Hellbom M, Johansson B, Glimelius B, et al
Cancer nursing 2007;30(3):E10-9

Promising long-term health-related quality of life after high-dose-rate brachytherapy boost for localized prostate cancer
Wahlgren T, Nilsson S, Lennernas B, Brandberg Y
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY BIOLOGY PHYSICS 2007;69(3):662-70

A phase II trial of pegylated interferon alpha-2b therapy for polycythemia vera and essential thrombocythemia - Feasibility, clinical and biologic effects, and impact, on quality of life
Nordic Study Grp Myeloproliferativ, Samuelsson J, Hasselbalch H, Bruserud O, Temerinac S, Brandberg Y, et al
CANCER 2006;106(11):2397-405

Does four weeks of daily assessments of anxiety, depression and activity reveal more than the hospital anxiety and depression scale?
Arving C, Glimelius B, Brandberg Y
PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY 2006;15(2):S161-S162

Improvements in patient satisfaction at an outpatient clinic for patients with breast cancer
Bergenmar M, Nylen U, Lidbrink E, Bergh J, Brandberg Y
ACTA ONCOLOGICA 2006;45(5):550-8

Item response theory was used to shorten EORTC QLQ-C30 scales for use in palliative care
European Org Res Treatment Cancer, Petersen Ma, Groenvold M, Aaronson N, Blazeby J, Brandberg Y, et al
JOURNAL OF CLINICAL EPIDEMIOLOGY 2006;59(1):36-44

Patient reported outcome questionnaires as a qualitative tool in breast reconstruction.
Thomson Hj, Didier F, Petit Jy, Brandberg Y, Sandelin K, Fallowfield Lj, et al
BREAST CANCER RESEARCH AND TREATMENT 2006;:S121-S121

Satisfaction, utilisation and perceived benefit of individual psychosocial support for breast cancer patients - A randomised study of nurse versus psychologist interventions
Arving C, Sjoden Po, Lindstrom At, Wasteson E, Glimelius B, Brandberg Y
PATIENT EDUCATION AND COUNSELING 2006;62(2):235-43

A multicentre epidemiological study on sunbed use and cutaneous melanoma in Europe
Bataille W, Boniol M, De Vries E, Severi G, Brandberg Y, Sasieni P, et al
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER 2005;41(14):2141-9

Combined curative radiotherapy including HDR brachytherapy and androgen deprivation in localized prostate cancer: A prospective assessment of acute and late treatment toxicity
Wahlgren T, Nilsson S, Ryberg M, Lennernas B, Brandberg Y
ACTA ONCOLOGICA 2005;44(6):633-43

Impact of epoetin-beta on survival of patients with lymphoproliferative malignancies: long-term follow up of a large randomized study
Osterborg A, Brandberg Y, Hedenus M
BRITISH JOURNAL OF HAEMATOLOGY 2005;129(2):206-9

Improvements in patient satisfaction at an outpatient clinic for women with breast cancer
Bergenmar M, Nylen U, Lidbrink E, Bergh J, Brandberg Y
EJC SUPPLEMENTS 2005;3(2):375-376

Quality of life and patient satisfaction in breast cancer patients after immediate breast reconstruction: a prospective study
Elder Ee, Brandberg Y, Bjorklund T, Rylander R, Lagergren J, Jurell G, et al
BREAST 2005;14(3):201-8

Sunbed use and melanoma: a multi-centre case-control study of melanoma in Europe
Bataille V, Boniol M, De Vries E, Severi G, Brandberg Y, Sasieni P, et al
BRITISH JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY 2005;:2-2

"Supportive friend" - a web-based service for relatives/friends to cancer patients
Warn S, Lindgren A, Hammarlund L, Sellgren R, Brandberg Y
EJC SUPPLEMENTS 2005;3(2):379-379

Anxiety and depressive symptoms measured by the hospital anxiety and depression scale as predictors of time to recurrence in localized cutaneous melanoma
Bergenmar M, Nilsson B, Hansson J, Brandberg Y
ACTA ONCOLOGICA 2004;43(2):161-8

A phase II trial of pegylated interferon alpha-2b in polycythemia vera and essential thrombocythemia. Clinical responses, effects on PRV-1 expression and impact on quality of life
Samuelsson J, Hasselbalch H, Bruserud O, Pahl H, Merup M, Linder O, et al
BLOOD 2004;104(11):425A-425A

Attitudes, subjective norms and perception of behavioural control as predictors of sun-related behaviour in Swedish adults
Branstrom R, Ullen H, Brandberg Y
PREVENTIVE MEDICINE 2004;39(5):992-9

Cost-effectiveness of reduction mammaplasty
Taylor Aj, Tate D, Brandberg Y, Blomqvist L
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT IN HEALTH CARE 2004;20(3):269-73

Evaluation of psychosocial effects of pre-symptomatic testing for breast/ovarian and colon cancer pre-disposing genes: a 12-month follow-up
Arver B, Haegermark A, Platten U, Lindblom A, Brandberg Y
Familial cancer 2004;3(2):109-16

Health-related quality of life and distress in cancer patients: Results from a large randomised study
Johansson B, Berglund G, Brandberg Y, Hellbom M, Petersson Lm
PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY 2004;13(8):S141-S142

Health-related quality of life in men after treatment of localized prostate cancer with external beam radiotherapy combined with (IR)-I-192 brachytherapy: A prospective study of 93 cases using the EORTC questionnaires QLQ-C30 and QLQ-PR25
Wahlgren T, Brandberg Y, Haggarth L, Hellstrom M, Nilsson S
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY BIOLOGY PHYSICS 2004;60(1):51-9

Improvements in patient satisfaction at an outpatient clinic for women with breast cancer
Bergenmar M, Nylen U, Lidbrink E, Bergh J, Brandberg Y
PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY 2004;13(8):S111-S112

Individual psychosocial support for breast cancer patients
Arving C, Sjoden Po, Bergh J, Glimelius B, Brandberg Y
PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY 2004;13(8):S133-S134

Individuals with an increased risk of colorectal cancer: Perceived benefits and psychological aspects of surveillance by means of regular coloscopies
Liljegren A, Lindgren G, Brandberg Y, Rotstein S, Nilsson B, Hatschek T, et al
JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY 2004;22(9):1736-42

Preoperative psychological reactions and quality of life among women with an increased risk of breast cancer who are considering a prophylactic mastectomy
Brandberg Y, Arver B, Lindblom A, Sandelin K, Wickman M, Hall P
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER 2004;40(3):365-74

Reasons for financial difficulties among women treated for breast cancer three years after randomisation to treatment
Michelson H, Bergh J, Brandberg Y
PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY 2004;13(8):S222-S222

"Supportive-Friend" - A web-based service for relatives/friends to cancer patients
Warn S, Lindgren A, Hammarlund L, Brandberg Y
PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY 2004;13(8):S200-S200

Tailored chemotherapy doses based on toxicity result in similar quality of life values irrespective of given dose levels.
Brandberg Y, Michelson H, Nilsson J, Bergh J
BREAST CANCER RESEARCH AND TREATMENT 2004;:S102-S102

Tanning and risk perception in adolescents
Sjoberg L, Holm Le, Ullen H, Brandberg Y
HEALTH RISK & SOCIETY 2004;6(1):81-94

The EORTC Ophthalmic Oncology Quality of Life Questionnaire module (EORTC QLQ-OPT30). Development and pre-testing (Phase I-III)
Eortc Ophthalmic Oncology Task For, Eortc Quality Life Grp, Brandberg Y, Damato B, Kivela T, Kock E, et al
EYE 2004;18(3):283-9

Three-year follow-up on clinical symptoms and health-related quality of life after reduction mammaplasty
Blomqvist L, Brandberg Y
PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY 2004;114(1):49-54

A randomised population-based intervention to examine the effects of the ultraviolet index on tanning behaviour
Branstrom R, Ullen H, Brandberg Y
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER 2003;39(7):968-74

Patient satisfaction with individual support for cancer patients provided by nurses
Thalen-lindstom A, Arving C, Brandberg Y
PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY 2003;12(4):S142-S142

Quality of life in women with breast cancer during the first year after random assignment to adjuvant treatment with marrow-supported high-dose chemotherapy with cyclophosphamide, thiotepa, and carboplatin or tailored therapy with fluorouracil, epirubicin, and cyclophosphamide: Scandinavian Breast Group study 9401
Brandberg Y, Michelson H, Nilsson B, Bolund C, Erikstein B, Hietanen P, et al
JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY 2003;21(19):3659-64

Relationship between changes in hemoglobin level and quality of life during chemotherapy in anemic cancer patients receiving epoetin alfa therapy
Osterborg A, Brandberg Y
CANCER 2003;97(12):3125-6

Sunbed use in melanoma cases and controls in Europe: a European Union multicentre case-control study
De Vries E, Boniol M, Severi G, Brandberg Y, Eggermont A, Ringborg U, et al
BRITISH JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY 2003;:87-88

Sun habits in kidney transplant recipients with skin cancer: A case-control study of possible causative factors
Lindelof B, Granath F, Dal H, Brandberg Y, Adami J, Ullen H
ACTA DERMATO-VENEREOLOGICA 2003;83(3):189-93

A population-based intervention to examine the effects of the UV index on tanning behaviour
Branstrom R, Ullen H, Brandberg Y
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CANCER 2002;:139-139

Detection of nodular and superficial spreading melanoma with tumour thickness <= 2.0 mm - An interview study
Bergenmar M, Hansson J, Brandberg Y
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER PREVENTION 2002;11(1):49-55

Quality of life and alopecia among breast cancer patients during the first year after diagnosis
Wasteson E, Brandberg Y, Arving C, Thalen-lindstrom A, Glimelius B, Sjoden P
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CANCER 2002;:138-138

Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of recombinant human erythropoietin, epoetin beta, in hematologic malignancies
Epoetin Beta Hematology Study Grp, Osterborg A, Brandberg Y, Molostova V, Iosava G, Abdulkadyrov K, et al
JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY 2002;20(10):2486-94

Stability of questionnaire items measuring behaviours, attitudes and stages of change related to sun exposure
Branstrom R, Kristjansson S, Ullen H, Brandberg Y
MELANOMA RESEARCH 2002;12(5):513-9

Assessment and treatment of psychosocial problems in cancer patients: an exploratory study of a course for nurses
Hellbom M, Brandberg Y, Kurland J, Arving C, Thalen-lindstrom A, Glimelius B, et al
PATIENT EDUCATION AND COUNSELING 2001;45(2):101-6

Beliefs, knowledge and attitudes as predictors of sunbathing habits and use of sun protection among Swedish adolescents
Branstrom R, Brandberg Y, Holm L, Sjoberg L, Ullen H
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER PREVENTION 2001;10(4):337-45

Efficacy of epoetin beta on hemoglobin, quality of life, and transfusion needs in patients with anemia due to hormone-refractory prostate cancer - A randomized study
Epo-study Grp, Johansson Je, Wersall P, Brandberg Y, Andersson So, Nordstrom L
SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY 2001;35(4):288-94

Quality of life, patients' satisfaction, and aesthetic outcome after pedicled or free TRAM flap breast surgery
Edsander-nord A, Brandberg Y, Wickman M
PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY 2001;107(5):1142-53

Reduced utilisation of specialist care among elderly cancer patients: a randomised study of a primary healthcare intervention
Johansson B, Holmberg L, Berglund G, Brandberg Y, Hellbom M, Persson C, et al
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER 2001;37(17):2161-8

Sunbathing and sun-protection behaviors and attitudes of young Swedish adults with hereditary risk for malignant melanoma
Bergenmar M, Brandberg Y
CANCER NURSING 2001;24(5):341-50

A prospective and randomized study, "SVEA," comparing effects of three methods for delayed breast reconstruction on quality of life, patient-defined problem areas of life, and cosmetic result
Brandberg Y, Malm M, Blomqvist L
PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY 2000;105(1):66-74

Assessing the impact of cancer-related anaemia on quality of life and the role of rHuEPO
Brandberg Y
MEDICAL ONCOLOGY 2000;:S23-31

[Breast reduction surgery are medically justified. Follow-up of 49 cases shows permanent pain reduction and increased quality of life]
Eriksson A, Brandberg Y, Blomqvist L
Lakartidningen 2000;97(8):835-8

Early psychosocial support to cancer patients: A nursing intervention.
Thalen-lindstrom A, Brandberg Y, Arving C, Hellbom M, Kurland J, Wasteson E, et al
PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY 2000;9(5):S15-S15

Health-related quality of life measured by the EORTC QLQ-C30 - Reference values from a large sample of the Swedish population
Michelson H, Bolund C, Nilsson B, Brandberg Y
ACTA ONCOLOGICA 2000;39(4):477-84

Multiple chronic health problems are negatively associated with health related quality of life (HRQoL) irrespective of age
Michelson H, Bolund C, Brandberg Y
QUALITY OF LIFE RESEARCH 2000;9(10):1093-104

Psychological reactions and quality of life in patients with posterior uveal melanoma treated with ruthenium plaque therapy or enucleation: a one year follow-up study
Brandberg Y, Kock E, Oskar K, Af Trampe E, Seregard S
EYE 2000;:839-46

Quality of life evaluation in oncological clinical trials - the EORTC model
Eortc Quality Life Study Grp, De Haes J, Curran D, Young T, Bottomley A, Flechtner H, et al
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER 2000;36(7):821-5

Randomized trial of adjuvant tamoxifen and/or goserelin in premenopausal breast cancer - Self-rated physiological effects and symptoms
Nystedt M, Berglund G, Bolund C, Brandberg Y, Fornander T, Rutqvist Le
ACTA ONCOLOGICA 2000;39(8):959-68

Reduction mammaplasty provides long-term improvement in health status and quality of life
Blomqvist L, Eriksson A, Brandberg Y
PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY 2000;106(5):991-7

A prospective randomised study (named SVEA) of three methods of delayed breast reconstruction. Study design, patients' preoperative problems and expectations
Brandberg Y, Malm M, Rutqvist Le, Jonsson E, Blomqvist L
SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY AND HAND SURGERY 1999;33(2):209-16

Nodular histogenetic type - the most significant factor for thick melanoma: implications for prevention. Response
Bergenmar M, Ringborg U, Brahme Em, Brandberg Y, Larsson O
MELANOMA RESEARCH 1999;9(3):304-304

Sun-related behaviour and melanoma awareness among Swedish university students
Jerkegren E, Sandrieser L, Brandberg Y, Rosdahl I
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER PREVENTION 1999;8(1):27-34

Adjuvant endocrine therapy in pre menopausal breast cancer patients; Menopausal symptoms and quality of life.
Nystedt M, Bolund C, Berglund G, Brandberg Y, Fornander T, Rutqvist Le
PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY 1998;7(3):157-157

An information program for young adults with dysplastic nevus syndrome
Bergenmar M, Brahme Em, Brandberg Y
PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY 1998;7(3):151-151

Individual psychological support for cancer patient's: Patient satisfaction and utilization
Hellbom M, Brandberg Y, Glimelius B, Sjoden Po
PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY 1998;7(3):188-188

Individual psychological support for cancer patients: Utilisation and patient satisfaction
Hellbom M, Brandberg Y, Glimelius B, Sjoden Po
PATIENT EDUCATION AND COUNSELING 1998;34(3):247-56

Nodular histogenetic type - the most significant factor for thick melanoma: implications for prevention
Bergenmar M, Ringborg U, Brahme Em, Brandberg Y
MELANOMA RESEARCH 1998;8(5):403-11

Quality of life in clinical trials: assessment and utility with special reference to rHuEPO
Brandberg Y
Medical oncology (Northwood, London, England) 1998;15 Suppl 1():S8-12

Sunbathing and sunbed use related to self-image in a randomized sample of Swedish adolescents
Brandberg Y, Ullen H, Sjoberg L, Holm Le
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER PREVENTION 1998;7(4):321-9

"SVEA" - A prospective randomised study comparing three methods for delayed breast reconstruction
Brandberg Y, Malm M, Blomqvist L
PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY 1998;7(3):157-157

Assessment of sun-related behaviour in individuals with dysplastic naevus syndrome: a comparison between diary recordings and questionnaire responses
Brandberg Y, Sjoden Po, Rosdahl I
MELANOMA RESEARCH 1997;7(4):347-51

Factors related to non-attendance in a population based melanoma screening program.
Bergenmar M, Tornberg S, Brandberg Y
PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY 1997;6(3):218-26

Criterion-based validation of the EORTC QLQ-C36 in advanced melanoma: The CIPS questionnaire and proxy raters
Sigurdardottir V, Brandberg Y, Sullivan M
QUALITY OF LIFE RESEARCH 1996;5(3):375-86

Perceived susceptibility to and knowledge of malignant melanoma: Screening participants vs the general population
Brandberg Y, Bolund C, Michelson H, Manssonbrahme E, Ringborg U, Sjoden Po
PREVENTIVE MEDICINE 1996;25(2):170-7

Screening for cutaneous malignant melanoma: a feasibility study
Törnberg S, Månsson-brahme E, Lindén D, Ringborg U, Krakau I, Kärnell R, et al
Journal of medical screening 1996;3(4):211-5

Six-month follow-up of effects of an information programme for patients with malignant melanoma
Brandberg Y, Bergenmar M, Michelson H, Manssonbrahme E, Sjoden Po
PATIENT EDUCATION AND COUNSELING 1996;28(2):201-8

Sun-related behaviour in individuals with dysplastic naevus syndrome
Brandberg Y, Jonell R, Broberg M, Sjoden Po, Rosdahl I
ACTA DERMATO-VENEREOLOGICA 1996;76(5):381-4

Individual psychological support for cancer patients
Brandberg Y, Glimelius B, Hellbom M, Sjoden Po
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER 1995;:279-279

NONATTENDANCE IN THE STOCKHOLM MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENING TRIAL - RELATIVE MORTALITY AND REASONS FOR NONATTENDANCE
Lidbrink E, Frisell J, Brandberg Y, Rosendahl I, Rutqvist Le
BREAST CANCER RESEARCH AND TREATMENT 1995;35(3):267-75

PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSEQUENCES OF CHOROIDAL MELANOMA
Brandberg Y, Kock E, Seregard S, Aftrampe E
VISION RESEARCH 1995;:2154-2154

PSYCHOLOGICAL REACTIONS IN PATIENTS WITH MALIGNANT-MELANOMA
Brandberg Y, Manssonbrahme E, Ringborg U, Sjoden Po
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER 1995;31A(2):157-62

[Telephone information about malignant melanoma is common. More patients receive information about their diagnosis at their second visit]
Brandberg Y, Bolund C, Ringborg U, Sjödén Po
Lakartidningen 1995;92(16):1705-7

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