Marianne J Hjermstad

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oslo
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. doi Assessment and classification of cancer pain
    Marianne J Hjermstad
    Regional Center for Excellence in Palliative Care, Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, Norway
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 3:24-30. 2009
  2. doi Computer-based symptom assessment is feasible in patients with advanced cancer: results from an international multicenter study, the EPCRC-CSA
    Marianne Jensen Hjermstad
    European Palliative Care Research Centre, Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    J Pain Symptom Manage 44:639-54. 2012
  3. doi The EORTC QLQ-OH17: a supplementary module to the EORTC QLQ-C30 for assessment of oral health and quality of life in cancer patients
    Marianne Jensen Hjermstad
    Regional Centre for Excellence in Palliative Care, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Cancer 48:2203-11. 2012
  4. doi Studies comparing Numerical Rating Scales, Verbal Rating Scales, and Visual Analogue Scales for assessment of pain intensity in adults: a systematic literature review
    Marianne Jensen Hjermstad
    Regional Center for Excellence in Palliative Care, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, Oslo, Norway
    J Pain Symptom Manage 41:1073-93. 2011
  5. ncbi Quality of life after total or partial gastrectomy for primary gastric lymphoma
    Marianne J Hjermstad
    Ulleval University Hospital HF, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Oncol 45:202-9. 2006
  6. doi Pain assessment tools in palliative care: an urgent need for consensus
    M J Hjermstad
    Department of Oncology, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo
    Palliat Med 22:895-903. 2008
  7. doi Increased prevalence of chronic fatigue among survivors of childhood cancers: a population-based study
    Inga M R Jóhannsdóttir
    National Resource Center for Late Effects, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo, Montebello, Oslo, Norway
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 58:415-20. 2012
  8. pmc Physical activity in Hodgkin's lymphoma survivors with and without chronic fatigue compared with the general population - a cross-sectional study
    Line M Oldervoll
    Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Cancer 7:210. 2007
  9. ncbi Quality of life in long-term Hodgkin's disease survivors with chronic fatigue
    Marianne J Hjermstad
    Department of Oncology, Ulleval University Hospital, HF, Oslo 0407, Norway
    Eur J Cancer 42:327-33. 2006
  10. ncbi Are palliative cancer patients willing and able to participate in a physical exercise program?
    Line M Oldervoll
    Norwegian Cancer Society, Oslo, Norway
    Palliat Support Care 3:281-7. 2005

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. doi Assessment and classification of cancer pain
    Marianne J Hjermstad
    Regional Center for Excellence in Palliative Care, Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, Norway
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 3:24-30. 2009
    ..There is still little consensus on how to categorize or classify cancer pain. The recent literature was reviewed in order to evaluate the development in cancer pain classification and assessment, respectively...
  2. doi Computer-based symptom assessment is feasible in patients with advanced cancer: results from an international multicenter study, the EPCRC-CSA
    Marianne Jensen Hjermstad
    European Palliative Care Research Centre, Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    J Pain Symptom Manage 44:639-54. 2012
    ..Symptom assessment by computers is only effective if it provides valid results and is perceived as useful for clinical use by the end users: patients and health care providers...
  3. doi The EORTC QLQ-OH17: a supplementary module to the EORTC QLQ-C30 for assessment of oral health and quality of life in cancer patients
    Marianne Jensen Hjermstad
    Regional Centre for Excellence in Palliative Care, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Cancer 48:2203-11. 2012
    ..The aim was to develop a supplementary module to the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer Core Questionnaire (EORTC QLQ-C30) focusing on oral health and related QoL issues in all cancer diagnoses...
  4. doi Studies comparing Numerical Rating Scales, Verbal Rating Scales, and Visual Analogue Scales for assessment of pain intensity in adults: a systematic literature review
    Marianne Jensen Hjermstad
    Regional Center for Excellence in Palliative Care, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, Oslo, Norway
    J Pain Symptom Manage 41:1073-93. 2011
    ..A literature review of studies specifically comparing the NRS, VRS, and/or VAS for unidimensional self-report of PI was performed as part of the work of the European Palliative Care Research Collaborative on pain assessment...
  5. ncbi Quality of life after total or partial gastrectomy for primary gastric lymphoma
    Marianne J Hjermstad
    Ulleval University Hospital HF, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Oncol 45:202-9. 2006
    ..05) compared with the others. Based on the higher level of digestive and food related problems after total gastrectomy, stomach-preserving surgery should be preferred whenever possible...
  6. doi Pain assessment tools in palliative care: an urgent need for consensus
    M J Hjermstad
    Department of Oncology, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo
    Palliat Med 22:895-903. 2008
    ..Extensive literature reviews, expert and patient input and clinical studies are a needed approach in the development of a new consensus-based pain assessment tool...
  7. doi Increased prevalence of chronic fatigue among survivors of childhood cancers: a population-based study
    Inga M R Jóhannsdóttir
    National Resource Center for Late Effects, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo, Montebello, Oslo, Norway
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 58:415-20. 2012
    ....
  8. pmc Physical activity in Hodgkin's lymphoma survivors with and without chronic fatigue compared with the general population - a cross-sectional study
    Line M Oldervoll
    Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Cancer 7:210. 2007
    ..The secondary objective was to compare these results with data from age and gender adjusted data from the general population (Gen-Pop)...
  9. ncbi Quality of life in long-term Hodgkin's disease survivors with chronic fatigue
    Marianne J Hjermstad
    Department of Oncology, Ulleval University Hospital, HF, Oslo 0407, Norway
    Eur J Cancer 42:327-33. 2006
    ..This suggests that CF in long-term survivors may be associated with more physical than psychological aspects of long-term cancer survivorship...
  10. ncbi Are palliative cancer patients willing and able to participate in a physical exercise program?
    Line M Oldervoll
    Norwegian Cancer Society, Oslo, Norway
    Palliat Support Care 3:281-7. 2005
    ..The primary aim of the present article was to identify palliative care patient populations who are willing to participate in and able to complete a group exercise/physical training program designed specifically for the individual patient...
  11. pmc Physical exercise for cancer patients with advanced disease: a randomized controlled trial
    Line M Oldervoll
    European Palliative Care Research Centre, Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Oncologist 16:1649-57. 2011
    ..A randomized, controlled trial was launched to test the hypothesis that physical exercise reduces fatigue and improves physical performance in cancer patients with advanced and incurable disease...
  12. doi Skeletal muscle radiodensity is prognostic for survival in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer
    Bjørg Sjøblom
    Dept of Internal Medicine, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Hamar, Norway Dept of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway Electronic address
    Clin Nutr 35:1386-1393. 2016
    ..Our aim was to investigate if measures of skeletal muscle hold prognostic information in advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  13. doi Drug Dose Per Kilogram Lean Body Mass Predicts Hematologic Toxicity From Carboplatin-Doublet Chemotherapy in Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer
    Bjørg Sjøblom
    Department of Internal Medicine, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Hamar, Norway Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway Electronic address
    Clin Lung Cancer . 2016
    ....
  14. doi A cross-sectional study on prevalence of pain and breakthrough pain among an unselected group of outpatients in a tertiary cancer clinic
    Sunil X Raj
    European Palliative Care Research Centre, Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Support Care Cancer 22:1965-71. 2014
    ....
  15. ncbi Stability of health-related quality of life in the Norwegian general population and impact of chronic morbidity in individuals with and without a cancer diagnosis
    Sophie D Fossa
    Department of Clinical Cancer Research, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Medical Center, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Oncol 46:452-61. 2007
    ..Further, in the interpretation of HRQoL in cancer survivors' co-morbid conditions and socio-demographic variables must be considered. Over an 8 years period the HRQoL of the Norwegian GenPop appeared to be stable...
  16. doi Alterations in inflammatory biomarkers and energy intake in cancer cachexia: a prospective study in patients with inoperable pancreatic cancer
    Asta Bye
    Department of Nursing and Health Promotion, Faculty of Health Sciences, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Box 4, St Olavs Plass, 0130, Oslo, Norway
    Med Oncol 33:54. 2016
    ..001) than the non-cachectic patients. They also had a slightly, but insignificantly longer survival than non-cachectic patients (p = 0.08). The mGPS should be considered as an additional framework for identification of cancer cachexia. ..
  17. doi International field testing of the psychometric properties of an EORTC quality of life module for oral health: the EORTC QLQ-OH15
    Marianne J Hjermstad
    Regional Centre for Excellence in Palliative Care, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Support Care Cancer 24:3915-24. 2016
    ..This international EORTC validation study (phase IV) is aimed at testing the psychometric properties of a quality of life (QoL) module related to oral health problems in cancer patients...
  18. doi Oral health is an important issue in end-of-life cancer care
    Petter Wilberg
    Department of Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Oslo, PO Box 1109, Blindern, 0317, Oslo, Norway
    Support Care Cancer 20:3115-22. 2012
    ..This study aims to assess the prevalence of oral morbidity in patients receiving palliative care for cancers outside the head and neck region and to investigate if information concerning oral problems was given...
  19. pmc Doloplus-2, a valid tool for behavioural pain assessment?
    Jacob C Hølen
    Pain and Palliation Research Group, Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Geriatr 7:29. 2007
    ..Our objectives were to test the criterion validity and inter-rater reliability of the Doloplus-2, and to explore a design for validations of behavioural pain assessment tools...
  20. ncbi The effect of a physical exercise program in palliative care: A phase II study
    Line M Oldervoll
    The Norwegian Cancer Society, Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, St Olavs Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    J Pain Symptom Manage 31:421-30. 2006
    ..05). Physical exercise seems to be a feasible way to improve well-being among patients with incurable cancer. Future randomized trials are needed to confirm the results...
  21. ncbi The CARES-SF used for prospective assessment of health-related quality of life after stem cell transplantation
    Marianne J Hjermstad
    The Norwegian Cancer Society, Oslo, Norway
    Psychooncology 12:803-13. 2003
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  22. ncbi Fatigue in long-term Hodgkin's Disease survivors: a follow-up study
    Marianne J Hjermstad
    Department of Oncology, Ulleval University Hospital HF, KSLB, 0407 Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Oncol 23:6587-95. 2005
    ..To describe total fatigue (TF) and chronic fatigue (CF) in 476 long-term Hodgkin's disease survivors (HDSs). The development in CF over time was explored in 280 of the patients who had also been assessed 8 years earlier...
  23. pmc Preoperative cognitive function predicts survival in patients with resectable pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
    Bart M G Baekelandt
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
    HPB (Oxford) 18:247-54. 2016
    ....
  24. doi One-year course of fatigue after post-operative radiotherapy in Norwegian breast cancer patients--comparison to general population
    Randi J Reidunsdatter
    Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    Acta Oncol 52:239-48. 2013
    ..The impact of comorbidity was also explored. Moreover, we compared fatigue levels in patients with the general population (GenPop) data...
  25. pmc Quality of Life in Patients With Advanced Cancer: Differential Association With Performance Status and Systemic Inflammatory Response
    Barry J A Laird
    Barry J A Laird, Marianne J Hjermstad, Stein Kaasa, and Pål Klepstad, Norwegian University of Science and Technology Pål Klepstad, Trondheim University Hospital, Trondheim Marianne J Hjermstad and Stein Kaasa, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway Barry J A Laird, Marie Fallon, and Sharon Tuck, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh and Donald C McMillan, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    J Clin Oncol 34:2769-75. 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between quality of life parameters, performance status (PS), and the systemic inflammatory response in patients with advanced cancer...
  26. doi The Edmonton Symptom Assessment System: Poor performance as screener for major depression in patients with incurable cancer
    Elisabeth Brenne
    European Palliative Care Research Centre, Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway Cancer Clinic, St Olav s Hospital, Trondheim University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Palliat Med 30:587-98. 2016
    ..Depressive symptoms are prevalent in patients with advanced cancer, sometimes of a severity that fulfil the criteria for a major depressive episode...
  27. doi Opioids for outpatients with cancer in their last year of life: A nationwide pharmacoepidemiological study
    Siri Brelin
    Regional Center for Excellence in Palliative Care, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, Oslo, Norway Østfold Hospital Trust, Fredrikstad, Norway
    J Opioid Manag 12:25-36. 2016
    ....
  28. pmc Patient-reported outcomes in palliative gastrointestinal stenting: a Norwegian multicenter study
    Lene Larssen
    Department of Medical Gastroenterology, Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, Oslo, Norway
    Surg Endosc 25:3162-9. 2011
    ....
  29. doi Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) after multimodal treatment for primarily non-resectable rectal cancer. Long-term results from a phase III study
    Morten Brændengen
    Dept of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Cancer 48:813-9. 2012
    ..The present paper presents long-term (>4 years) health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and a comparison between the results and reference values from the Norwegian general population...
  30. doi Late side effects and quality of life after radiotherapy for rectal cancer
    Kjersti Bruheim
    The Cancer Centre, Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 76:1005-11. 2010
    ..Therefore, late effects on bowel, anorectal, and urinary function, and health-related quality of life (QoL), were studied in a national cohort (n = 535)...
  31. doi Chemotherapy-associated oral sequelae in patients with cancers outside the head and neck region
    Petter Wilberg
    Department of Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    J Pain Symptom Manage 48:1060-9. 2014
    ..Chemotherapy induces a wide array of acute and late oral adverse effects that makes symptom alleviation and information important parts of patient care...
  32. doi Weight loss, appetite loss and food intake in cancer patients with cancer cachexia: three peas in a pod? - analysis from a multicenter cross sectional study
    Tora S Solheim
    Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    Acta Oncol 53:539-46. 2014
    ..A secondary aim is to assess the variance explained by food intake, appetite and weight loss by using tumor-related factors, symptoms and biological markers as explanatory variables...
  33. doi Prognostic factors in patients with advanced cancer: a comparison of clinicopathological factors and the development of an inflammation-based prognostic system
    Barry J Laird
    Authors Affiliations European Palliative Care Research Centre Department of Circulation and Medical Imaging, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology Departments of Oncology and Anaesthesiology and Emergency Medicine, St Olavs Hospital, Trondheim University Hospital, Trondheim Department of Oncology, Regional Centre for Excellence in Palliative Care, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh and University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Clin Cancer Res 19:5456-64. 2013
    ..A new method of prognosis in advanced cancer (combining performance status and mGPS) is tested and then validated...
  34. doi Social outcomes in young adult survivors of low incidence childhood cancers
    Inga M R Jóhannsdóttir
    National Resource Centre for Studies of Long term Effects after Cancer, Department of Clinical Cancer Research, Oslo University Hospital, Montebello, Oslo, Norway
    J Cancer Surviv 4:110-8. 2010
    ..The study objective was to assess social outcomes in early adulthood after successful treatment for childhood acute myeloid leukemia (AML), Wilms tumor (WT) and infratentorial astrocytoma (IA)...
  35. doi Low muscle mass is associated with chemotherapy-induced haematological toxicity in advanced non-small cell lung cancer
    Bjørg Sjøblom
    Department of Internal Medicine, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Hamar, Norway Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway Electronic address
    Lung Cancer 90:85-91. 2015
    ..We investigated if higher drug doses per kg LBM were associated with increased toxicity in stage IIIB/IV non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients receiving a first-line chemotherapy regimen dosed according to body surface area (BSA)...
  36. ncbi Interpretation of quality of life scores in multiple myeloma by comparison with a reference population and assessment of the clinical importance of score differences
    Nina Gulbrandsen
    Department of Haematology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Haematol 72:172-80. 2004
    ....
  37. ncbi Multiple predictors of health-related quality of life in early stage breast cancer. Data from a year follow-up study compared with the general population
    Inger Schou
    Surgical Department, Ulleval University Hospital, Kirkeveien 166, 0470 Oslo, Norway
    Qual Life Res 14:1813-23. 2005
    ..003) and social functioning (p=0.01) one year after surgery. At time of diagnosis and throughout the post-diagnosis period, dispositional optimism was associated with better QOL and fewer symptoms...
  38. ncbi Which mini-mental state exam items can be used to screen for delirium and cognitive impairment?
    Peter M Fayers
    Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    J Pain Symptom Manage 30:41-50. 2005
    ..We found that caseness could be fairly accurately screened by using four of the original 20 MMSE items, and that a six-item questionnaire further greatly improved the discrimination...