Marianne Jensen Hjermstad

  • Researcher PhD
  • +47 23 02 68 28
 

Publications 2019

Jakobsen G, Engstrøm M, Thronæs M, Løhre ET, Kaasa S, Fayers P, Hjermstad MJ, Klepstad P (2019)
Sleep quality in hospitalized patients with advanced cancer: an observational study using self-reports of sleep and actigraphy
Support Care Cancer (in press)
DOI 10.1007/s00520-019-04998-5, PubMed 31392550

Kirkhus L, Šaltytė Benth J, Grønberg BH, Hjermstad MJ, Rostoft S, Harneshaug M, Selbæk G, Wyller TB, Jordhøy MS (2019)
Frailty identified by geriatric assessment is associated with poor functioning, high symptom burden and increased risk of physical decline in older cancer patients: Prospective observational study
Palliat Med, 33 (3), 312-322
DOI 10.1177/0269216319825972, PubMed 30712456

Nordvik Ø, Heggdal POL, Brännström J, Hjermstad MJ, Aarstad AK, Aarstad HJ (2019)
Quality of life in persons with hearing loss: a study of patients referred to an audiological service
Int J Audiol
DOI 10.1080/14992027.2019.1627010, PubMed 31195860

Sigurdardottir KR, Hjermstad MJ, Filbet M, Tricou C, McQuillan R, Costantini M, Autelitano C, Bennett MI, Haugen DF (2019)
Pilot testing of the first version of the European Association for Palliative Care basic dataset: A mixed methods study
Palliat Med, 33 (7), 832-849
DOI 10.1177/0269216319844439, PubMed 31023149

Vagnildhaug OM, Brunelli C, Hjermstad MJ, Strasser F, Baracos V, Wilcock A, Nabal M, Kaasa S, Laird B, Solheim TS (2019)
A prospective study examining cachexia predictors in patients with incurable cancer
BMC Palliat Care, 18 (1), 46
DOI 10.1186/s12904-019-0429-2, PubMed 31164115

Publications 2018

Baekelandt BMG, Fagerland MW, Hjermstad MJ, Heiberg T, Labori KJ, Buanes TA (2018)
Survival, Complications and Patient Reported Outcomes after Pancreatic Surgery
HPB (Oxford), 21 (3), 275-282
DOI 10.1016/j.hpb.2018.07.023, PubMed 30120002

Boland JW, Allgar V, Boland EG, Kaasa S, Hjermstad MJ, Johnson MJ (2018)
Predictors and trajectory of performance status in patients with advanced cancer: A secondary data analysis of the international European Palliative Care Cancer Symptom study
Palliat Med, 33 (2), 206-212
DOI 10.1177/0269216318811011, PubMed 30404572

Grotmol KS, Lie HC, Loge JH, Aass N, Haugen DF, Stone PC, Kaasa S, Hjermstad MJ (2018)
Patients with advanced cancer and depression report a significantly higher symptom burden than non-depressed patients
Palliat Support Care, 17 (2), PII S1478951517001183-149
DOI 10.1017/S1478951517001183, PubMed 29317008

Grønberg BH, Sjøblom B, Wentzel-Larsen T, Baracos VE, Hjermstad MJ, Aass N, Bremnes RM, Fløtten Ø, Bye A, Jordhøy M (2018)
A comparison of CT based measures of skeletal muscle mass and density from the Th4 and L3 levels in patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer
Eur J Clin Nutr, 73 (7), 1069-1076
DOI 10.1038/s41430-018-0325-5, PubMed 30254241

Habberstad R, Frøseth TCS, Aass N, Abramova T, Baas T, Mørkeset ST, Caraceni A, Laird B, Boland JW, Rossi R, Garcia-Alonso E, Stensheim H, Loge JH, Hjermstad MJ, Bjerkeset E, Bye A, Lund JÅ, Solheim TS, Vagnildhaug OM, Brunelli C, Damås JK, Mollnes TE, Kaasa S, Klepstad P (2018)
The Palliative Radiotherapy and Inflammation Study (PRAIS) - protocol for a longitudinal observational multicenter study on patients with cancer induced bone pain
BMC Palliat Care, 17 (1), 110
DOI 10.1186/s12904-018-0362-9, PubMed 30266081

Habberstad R, Hjermstad MJ, Brunelli C, Kaasa S, Bennett MI, Pardon K, Klepstad P (2018)
Which factors can aid clinicians to identify a risk of pain during the following month in patients with bone metastases? A longitudinal analyses
Support Care Cancer, 27 (4), 1335-1343
DOI 10.1007/s00520-018-4405-9, PubMed 30105665

Jacobsen EL, Bye A, Aass N, Fosså SD, Grotmol KS, Kaasa S, Loge JH, Moum T, Hjermstad MJ (2018)
Correction to: Norwegian reference values for the Short-Form Health Survey 36: development over time
Qual Life Res, 27 (5), 1213-1215
DOI 10.1007/s11136-017-1708-0, PubMed 29168123

Jakobsen G, Engstrøm M, Fayers P, Hjermstad MJ, Kaasa S, Kloke M, Sabatowski R, Klepstad P (2018)
<b>S</b>leep quality with WHO Step III opioid use for cancer pain
BMJ Support Palliat Care (in press)
DOI 10.1136/bmjspcare-2017-001399, PubMed 30018128

Jakobsen G, Engstrøm M, Paulsen Ø, Sjue K, Raj SX, Thronæs M, Hjermstad MJ, Kaasa S, Fayers P, Klepstad P (2018)
Zopiclone versus placebo for short-term treatment of insomnia in patients with advanced cancer: study protocol for a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, clinical multicenter trial
Trials, 19 (1), 707
DOI 10.1186/s13063-018-3088-3, PubMed 30591073

Krogstad H, Sundt-Hansen SM, Hjermstad MJ, Hågensen LÅ, Kaasa S, Loge JH, Raj SX, Steinsbekk A, Sand K (2018)
Usability testing of EirV3-a computer-based tool for patient-reported outcome measures in cancer
Support Care Cancer, 27 (5), 1835-1844
DOI 10.1007/s00520-018-4435-3, PubMed 30173402

Kaasa S, Loge JH, Aapro M, Albreht T, Anderson R, Bruera E, Brunelli C, Caraceni A, Cervantes A, Currow DC, Deliens L, Fallon M, Gómez-Batiste X, Grotmol KS, Hannon B, Haugen DF, Higginson IJ, Hjermstad MJ, Hui D, Jordan K, Kurita GP, Larkin PJ, Miccinesi G, Nauck F, Pribakovic R et al. (2018)
Integration of oncology and palliative care: a Lancet Oncology Commission
Lancet Oncol, 19 (11), e588-e653
DOI 10.1016/S1470-2045(18)30415-7, PubMed 30344075

Løhre ET, Hjermstad MJ, Brunelli C, Knudsen AK, Kaasa S, Klepstad P (2018)
Pain Intensity Factors Changing Breakthrough Pain Prevalence in Patients with Advanced Cancer: A Secondary Analysis of a Cross-Sectional Observational International Study
Pain Ther, 7 (2), 193-203
DOI 10.1007/s40122-018-0107-8, PubMed 30415462

Petersen MA, Aaronson NK, Arraras JI, Chie WC, Conroy T, Costantini A, Dirven L, Fayers P, Gamper EM, Giesinger JM, Habets EJJ, Hammerlid E, Helbostad J, Hjermstad MJ, Holzner B, Johnson C, Kemmler G, King MT, Kaasa S, Loge JH, Reijneveld JC, Singer S, Taphoorn MJB, Thamsborg LH, Tomaszewski KA et al. (2018)
The EORTC CAT Core-The computer adaptive version of the EORTC QLQ-C30 questionnaire
Eur J Cancer, 100, 8-16
DOI 10.1016/j.ejca.2018.04.016, PubMed 29936066

Skaarud KJ, Hjermstad MJ, Bye A, Veierød MB, Gudmundstuen AM, Lundin KEA, Distante S, Brinch L, Tjønnfjord GE, Iversen PO (2018)
Effects of individualized nutrition after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation following myeloablative conditioning; a randomized controlled trial
Clin Nutr ESPEN, 28, 59-66
DOI 10.1016/j.clnesp.2018.08.002, PubMed 30390894

Publications 2017

Bye A, Sjøblom B, Wentzel-Larsen T, Grønberg BH, Baracos VE, Hjermstad MJ, Aass N, Bremnes RM, Fløtten Ø, Jordhøy M (2017)
Muscle mass and association to quality of life in non-small cell lung cancer patients
J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle, 8 (5), 759-767
DOI 10.1002/jcsm.12206, PubMed 28493418

Grotmol KS, Lie HC, Hjermstad MJ, Aass N, Currow D, Kaasa S, Moum TÅ, Pigni A, Loge JH, European Palliative Care Research Collaborative (EPCRC) (2017)
Depression-A Major Contributor to Poor Quality of Life in Patients With Advanced Cancer
J Pain Symptom Manage, 54 (6), 889-897
DOI 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.04.010, PubMed 28803091

Jacobsen EL, Bye A, Aass N, Fosså SD, Grotmol KS, Kaasa S, Loge JH, Moum T, Hjermstad MJ (2017)
Norwegian reference values for the Short-Form Health Survey 36: development over time
Qual Life Res, 27 (5), 1201-1212
DOI 10.1007/s11136-017-1684-4, PubMed 28808829

Kirkhus L, Šaltytė Benth J, Rostoft S, Grønberg BH, Hjermstad MJ, Selbæk G, Wyller TB, Harneshaug M, Jordhøy MS (2017)
Geriatric assessment is superior to oncologists' clinical judgement in identifying frailty
Br J Cancer, 117 (4), 470-477
DOI 10.1038/bjc.2017.202, PubMed 28664916

Koller M, Hjermstad MJ, Tomaszewski KA, Tomaszewska IM, Hornslien K, Harle A, Arraras JI, Morag O, Pompili C, Ioannidis G, Georgiou M, Navarra C, Chie WC, Johnson CD, Himpel A, Schulz C, Bohrer T, Janssens A, Kulis D, Bottomley A, (2017)
An international study to revise the EORTC questionnaire for assessing quality of life in lung cancer patients
Ann Oncol, 28 (11), 2874-2881
DOI 10.1093/annonc/mdx453, PubMed 28945875

Krogstad H, Brunelli C, Sand K, Andersen E, Garresori H, Halvorsen T, Haukland EC, Jordal F, Kaasa S, Loge JH, Løhre ET, Raj SX, Hjermstad MJ (2017)
Development of EirV3: A Computer-Based Tool for Patient-Reported Outcome Measures in Cancer
JCO Clin Cancer Inform, 1, 1-14
DOI 10.1200/CCI.17.00051, PubMed 30657392

Mulvey MR, Boland EG, Bouhassira D, Freynhagen R, Hardy J, Hjermstad MJ, Mercadante S, Pérez C, Bennett MI (2017)
Neuropathic pain in cancer: systematic review, performance of screening tools and analysis of symptom profiles
Br J Anaesth, 119 (4), 765-774
DOI 10.1093/bja/aex175, PubMed 29121284

Paque K, Elseviers M, Vander Stichele R, Pardon K, Hjermstad MJ, Kaasa S, Dilles T, De Laat M, Van Belle S, Christiaens T, Deliens L (2017)
Changes in medication use in a cohort of patients with advanced cancer: The international multicentre prospective European Palliative Care Cancer Symptom study
Palliat Med, 32 (4), 775-785
DOI 10.1177/0269216317746843, PubMed 29243546

Thomsen M, Guren MG, Skovlund E, Glimelius B, Hjermstad MJ, Johansen JS, Kure E, Sorbye H, Pfeiffer P, Christoffersen T, Guren TK, Tveit KM (2017)
Health-related quality of life in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer, association with systemic inflammatory response and RAS and BRAF mutation status
Eur J Cancer, 81, 26-35
DOI 10.1016/j.ejca.2017.04.026, PubMed 28595137

Vagnildhaug OM, Blum D, Wilcock A, Fayers P, Strasser F, Baracos VE, Hjermstad MJ, Kaasa S, Laird B, Solheim TS, European Palliative Care Cancer Symptom study group (2017)
The applicability of a weight loss grading system in cancer cachexia: a longitudinal analysis
J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle, 8 (5), 789-797
DOI 10.1002/jcsm.12220, PubMed 28627024

Publications 2016

Brelin S, Fredheim OM, Loge JH, Skurtveit S, Johannesen TB, Aass N, Ottesen S, Hjermstad MJ (2016)
Opioids for outpatients with cancer in their last year of life: A nationwide pharmacoepidemiological study
J Opioid Manag, 12 (1), 25-36
DOI 10.5055/jom.2016.0309, PubMed 26908301

Brenne E, Loge JH, Lie H, Hjermstad MJ, Fayers PM, Kaasa S, European Palliative Care Research Collaborative (EPCRC) (2016)
The Edmonton Symptom Assessment System: Poor performance as screener for major depression in patients with incurable cancer
Palliat Med, 30 (6), 587-98
DOI 10.1177/0269216315620082, PubMed 26763008

Bye A, Wesseltoft-Rao N, Iversen PO, Skjegstad G, Holven KB, Ulven S, Hjermstad MJ (2016)
Alterations in inflammatory biomarkers and energy intake in cancer cachexia: a prospective study in patients with inoperable pancreatic cancer
Med Oncol, 33 (6), 54
DOI 10.1007/s12032-016-0768-2, PubMed 27119533

Ekström M, Johnson MJ, Schiöler L, Kaasa S, Hjermstad MJ, Currow DC (2016)
Who experiences higher and increasing breathlessness in advanced cancer? The longitudinal EPCCS Study
Support Care Cancer, 24 (9), 3803-11
DOI 10.1007/s00520-016-3207-1, PubMed 27061408

Fredheim OM, Brelin S, Hjermstad MJ, Loge JH, Aass N, Johannesen TB, Skurtveit S (2016)
Prescriptions of analgesics during complete disease trajectories in patients who are diagnosed with and die from cancer within the five-year period 2005-2009
Eur J Pain, 21 (3), 530-540
DOI 10.1002/ejp.956, PubMed 27739657

Hjermstad MJ, Bergenmar M, Bjordal K, Fisher SE, Hofmeister D, Montel S, Nicolatou-Galitis O, Pinto M, Raber-Durlacher J, Singer S, Tomaszewska IM, Tomaszewski KA, Verdonck-de Leeuw I, Yarom N, Winstanley JB, Herlofson BB, EORTC QoL Group (2016)
International field testing of the psychometric properties of an EORTC quality of life module for oral health: the EORTC QLQ-OH15
Support Care Cancer, 24 (9), 3915-24
DOI 10.1007/s00520-016-3216-0, PubMed 27113466

Hjermstad MJ, Kaasa S, Caraceni A, Loge JH, Pedersen T, Haugen DF, Aass N, European Palliative Care Research Collaborative (EPCRC) (2016)
Characteristics of breakthrough cancer pain and its influence on quality of life in an international cohort of patients with cancer
BMJ Support Palliat Care, 6 (3), 344-52
DOI 10.1136/bmjspcare-2015-000887, PubMed 27342412

Hjermstad MJ, Aass N, Aielli F, Bennett M, Brunelli C, Caraceni A, Cavanna L, Fassbender K, Feio M, Haugen DF, Jakobsen G, Laird B, Løhre ET, Martinez M, Nabal M, Noguera-Tejedor A, Pardon K, Pigni A, Piva L, Porta-Sales J, Rizzi F, Rondini E, Sjøgren P, Strasser F, Turriziani A et al. (2016)
Characteristics of the case mix, organisation and delivery in cancer palliative care: a challenge for good-quality research
BMJ Support Palliat Care, 8 (4), 456-467
DOI 10.1136/bmjspcare-2015-000997, PubMed 27246166

Karlsen T, Sandvik L, Heimdal JH, Hjermstad MJ, Aarstad AK, Aarstad HJ (2016)
Health-related Quality of Life as Studied by EORTC QLQ and Voice Handicap Index Among Various Patients With Laryngeal Disease
J Voice, 31 (2), 251.e17-251.e26
DOI 10.1016/j.jvoice.2016.07.009, PubMed 27520510

Kurita GP, Benthien KS, Sjøgren P, Kaasa S, Hjermstad MJ (2016)
Identification of the predictors of cognitive impairment in patients with cancer in palliative care: a prospective longitudinal analysis
Support Care Cancer, 25 (3), 941-949
DOI 10.1007/s00520-016-3485-7, PubMed 27832369

Laird BJ, Fallon M, Hjermstad MJ, Tuck S, Kaasa S, Klepstad P, McMillan DC (2016)
Quality of Life in Patients With Advanced Cancer: Differential Association With Performance Status and Systemic Inflammatory Response
J Clin Oncol, 34 (23), 2769-75
DOI 10.1200/JCO.2015.65.7742, PubMed 27354484

Sjøblom B, Benth JŠ, Grønberg BH, Baracos VE, Sawyer MB, Fløtten Ø, Hjermstad MJ, Aass N, Jordhøy M (2016)
Drug Dose Per Kilogram Lean Body Mass Predicts Hematologic Toxicity From Carboplatin-Doublet Chemotherapy in Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer
Clin Lung Cancer, 18 (2), e129-e136
DOI 10.1016/j.cllc.2016.09.008, PubMed 27825639

Sjøblom B, Grønberg BH, Wentzel-Larsen T, Baracos VE, Hjermstad MJ, Aass N, Bremnes RM, Fløtten Ø, Bye A, Jordhøy M (2016)
Skeletal muscle radiodensity is prognostic for survival in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer
Clin Nutr, 35 (6), 1386-1393
DOI 10.1016/j.clnu.2016.03.010, PubMed 27102408

Sommerbakk R, Haugen DF, Tjora A, Kaasa S, Hjermstad MJ (2016)
Barriers to and facilitators for implementing quality improvements in palliative care - results from a qualitative interview study in Norway
BMC Palliat Care, 15, 61
DOI 10.1186/s12904-016-0132-5, PubMed 27422410

Thomas S, Walsh D, Shrotriya S, Aktas A, Hullihen B, Estfan B, Budd GT, Hjermstad MJ, O'Connor B (2016)
Symptoms, Quality of Life, and Daily Activities in People With Newly Diagnosed Solid Tumors Presenting to a Medical Oncologist
Am J Hosp Palliat Care, 34 (7), 611-621
DOI 10.1177/1049909116649948, PubMed 27217423

Publications 2015

Baekelandt BM, Hjermstad MJ, Nordby T, Fagerland MW, Kure EH, Heiberg T, Buanes T, Labori KJ (2015)
Preoperative cognitive function predicts survival in patients with resectable pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
HPB (Oxford), 18 (3), 247-54
DOI 10.1016/j.hpb.2015.09.004, PubMed 27017164

Janberidze E, Pereira SM, Hjermstad MJ, Knudsen AK, Kaasa S, van der Heide A, Onwuteaka-Philipsen B, EURO IMPACT (2015)
Depressive symptoms in the last days of life of patients with cancer: a nationwide retrospective mortality study
BMJ Support Palliat Care, 6 (2), 201-9
DOI 10.1136/bmjspcare-2014-000722, PubMed 25669202

Koller M, Warncke S, Hjermstad MJ, Arraras J, Pompili C, Harle A, Johnson CD, Chie WC, Schulz C, Zeman F, van Meerbeeck JP, Kuliś D, Bottomley A, European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) Quality of Life Group, EORTC Lung Cancer Group (2015)
Use of the lung cancer-specific Quality of Life Questionnaire EORTC QLQ-LC13 in clinical trials: A systematic review of the literature 20 years after its development
Cancer, 121 (24), 4300-23
DOI 10.1002/cncr.29682, PubMed 26451520

Petersen MA, Aaronson NK, Chie WC, Conroy T, Costantini A, Hammerlid E, Hjermstad MJ, Kaasa S, Loge JH, Velikova G, Young T, Groenvold M (2015)
Development of an item bank for computerized adaptive test (CAT) measurement of pain
Qual Life Res, 25 (1), 1-11
DOI 10.1007/s11136-015-1069-5, PubMed 26267524

Sjøblom B, Grønberg BH, Benth JŠ, Baracos VE, Fløtten Ø, Hjermstad MJ, Aass N, Jordhøy M (2015)
Low muscle mass is associated with chemotherapy-induced haematological toxicity in advanced non-small cell lung cancer
Lung Cancer, 90 (1), 85-91
DOI 10.1016/j.lungcan.2015.07.001, PubMed 26198373

van Riet Paap J, Vernooij-Dassen M, Sommerbakk R, Moyle W, Hjermstad MJ, Leppert W, Vissers K, Engels Y, IMPACT research team (2015)
Implementation of improvement strategies in palliative care: an integrative review
Implement Sci, 10, 103
DOI 10.1186/s13012-015-0293-2, PubMed 26210499

van Riet Paap J, Vissers K, Iliffe S, Radbruch L, Hjermstad MJ, Chattat R, Vernooij-Dassen M, Engels Y, IMPACT research team (2015)
Strategies to implement evidence into practice to improve palliative care: recommendations of a nominal group approach with expert opinion leaders
BMC Palliat Care, 14, 47
DOI 10.1186/s12904-015-0044-9, PubMed 26419434

Wesseltoft-Rao N, Hjermstad MJ, Ikdahl T, Dajani O, Ulven SM, Iversen PO, Bye A (2015)
Comparing two classifications of cancer cachexia and their association with survival in patients with unresected pancreatic cancer
Nutr Cancer, 67 (3), 472-80
DOI 10.1080/01635581.2015.1004728, PubMed 25710201

Wilberg P, Kanellopoulos A, Ruud E, Hjermstad MJ, Fosså SD, Herlofson BB (2015)
Dental abnormalities after chemotherapy in long-term survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia 7-40 years after diagnosis
Support Care Cancer, 24 (4), 1497-506
DOI 10.1007/s00520-015-2940-1, PubMed 26361760

Publications 2014

Blum D, Stene GB, Solheim TS, Fayers P, Hjermstad MJ, Baracos VE, Fearon K, Strasser F, Kaasa S, Euro-Impact (2014)
Validation of the Consensus-Definition for Cancer Cachexia and evaluation of a classification model--a study based on data from an international multicentre project (EPCRC-CSA)
Ann Oncol, 25 (8), 1635-42
DOI 10.1093/annonc/mdu086, PubMed 24562443

Janberidze E, Hjermstad MJ, Brunelli C, Loge JH, Lie HC, Kaasa S, Knudsen AK, EURO IMPACT (2014)
The use of antidepressants in patients with advanced cancer--results from an international multicentre study
Psychooncology, 23 (10), 1096-102
DOI 10.1002/pon.3541, PubMed 24729483

Janberidze E, Hjermstad MJ, Haugen DF, Sigurdardottir KR, Løhre ET, Lie HC, Loge JH, Kaasa S, Knudsen AK, EURO IMPACT (2014)
How are patient populations characterized in studies investigating depression in advanced cancer? Results from a systematic literature review
J Pain Symptom Manage, 48 (4), 678-98
DOI 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2013.11.013, PubMed 24681108

Lie HC, Hjermstad MJ, Fayers P, Finset A, Kaasa S, Loge JH, European Palliative Care Research Collaborative (EPCRC) (2014)
Depression in advanced cancer--assessment challenges and associations with disease load
J Affect Disord, 173, 176-84
DOI 10.1016/j.jad.2014.11.006, PubMed 25462414

Raj SX, Thronaes M, Brunelli C, Hjermstad MJ, Klepstad P, Kaasa S (2014)
A cross-sectional study on prevalence of pain and breakthrough pain among an unselected group of outpatients in a tertiary cancer clinic
Support Care Cancer, 22 (7), 1965-71
DOI 10.1007/s00520-014-2178-3, PubMed 24595408

Wilberg P, Hjermstad MJ, Ottesen S, Herlofson BB (2014)
Chemotherapy-associated oral sequelae in patients with cancers outside the head and neck region
J Pain Symptom Manage, 48 (6), 1060-9
DOI 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2014.02.009, PubMed 24751438

Publications 2013

Beisland C, Beisland E, Hjelle KM, Bostad L, Hjermstad MJ, Aarstad AK, Aarstad HJ (2013)
Health-related quality of life in long-term survivors after renal cancer treatment
Scand J Urol, 48 (1), 52-64
DOI 10.3109/21681805.2013.813963, PubMed 23883326

Brunelli C, Kaasa S, Knudsen AK, Hjermstad MJ, Pigni A, Caraceni A (2013)
Comparisons of patient and physician assessment of pain-related domains in cancer pain classification: results from a large international multicenter study
J Pain, 15 (1), 59-67
DOI 10.1016/j.jpain.2013.09.011, PubMed 24373570

Hjermstad MJ, Kolflaath J, Løkken AO, Hanssen SB, Normann AP, Aass N (2013)
Are emergency admissions in palliative cancer care always necessary? Results from a descriptive study
BMJ Open, 3 (5)
DOI 10.1136/bmjopen-2012-002515, PubMed 23793662

Jaatun EA, Hjermstad MJ, Gundersen OE, Oldervoll L, Kaasa S, Haugen DF, European Palliative Care Research Collaborative (EPCRC) (2013)
Development and testing of a computerized pain body map in patients with advanced cancer
J Pain Symptom Manage, 47 (1), 45-56
DOI 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2013.02.025, PubMed 23856098

Klepstad P, Hjermstad MJ (2013)
Are all patients that count included in palliative care studies?
BMJ Support Palliat Care, 3 (3), 292-3
DOI 10.1136/bmjspcare-2013-000461, PubMed 24644744

Laird BJ, Kaasa S, McMillan DC, Fallon MT, Hjermstad MJ, Fayers P, Klepstad P (2013)
Prognostic factors in patients with advanced cancer: a comparison of clinicopathological factors and the development of an inflammation-based prognostic system
Clin Cancer Res, 19 (19), 5456-64
DOI 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-13-1066, PubMed 23938289

Nekolaichuk CL, Fainsinger RL, Aass N, Hjermstad MJ, Knudsen AK, Klepstad P, Currow DC, Kaasa S, European Palliative Care Research Collaborative (EPCRC) (2013)
The Edmonton Classification System for Cancer Pain: comparison of pain classification features and pain intensity across diverse palliative care settings in eight countries
J Palliat Med, 16 (5), 516-23
DOI 10.1089/jpm.2012.0390, PubMed 23614710

Sigurdardottir KR, Oldervoll L, Hjermstad MJ, Kaasa S, Knudsen AK, Løhre ET, Loge JH, Haugen DF (2013)
How are palliative care cancer populations characterized in randomized controlled trials? A literature review
J Pain Symptom Manage, 47 (5), 906-914.e17
DOI 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2013.06.005, PubMed 24018205

Solheim TS, Blum D, Fayers PM, Hjermstad MJ, Stene GB, Strasser F, Kaasa S (2013)
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
Acta Oncol, 53 (4), 539-46
DOI 10.3109/0284186X.2013.823239, PubMed 23998647

Weberg M, Hjermstad MJ, Hilmarsen CW, Oldervoll L (2013)
Inpatient cardiac rehabilitation and changes in self-reported health related quality of life--a pilot study
Ann Phys Rehabil Med, 56 (5), 342-55
DOI 10.1016/j.rehab.2013.03.004, PubMed 23601857

Publications 2012

Bergh I, Aass N, Haugen DF, Kaasa S, Hjermstad MJ (2012)
Symptom assessment in palliative medicine
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 132 (1), 18-9
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.11.1083, PubMed 22240824

Brelin S, Loge JH, Skurtveit S, Johannesen TB, Aass N, Ottesen S, Hjermstad MJ (2012)
Antidepressants to cancer patients during the last year of life--a population-based study
Psychooncology, 22 (3), 506-14
DOI 10.1002/pon.3059, PubMed 22392773

Bye A, Jordhøy MS, Skjegstad G, Ledsaak O, Iversen PO, Hjermstad MJ (2012)
Symptoms in advanced pancreatic cancer are of importance for energy intake
Support Care Cancer, 21 (1), 219-27
DOI 10.1007/s00520-012-1514-8, PubMed 22684989

Hjermstad MJ, Bergenmar M, Fisher SE, Montel S, Nicolatou-Galitis O, Raber-Durlacher J, Singer S, Verdonck-de Leeuw I, Weis J, Yarom N, Herlofson BB (2012)
The EORTC QLQ-OH17: a supplementary module to the EORTC QLQ-C30 for assessment of oral health and quality of life in cancer patients
Eur J Cancer, 48 (14), 2203-11
DOI 10.1016/j.ejca.2012.04.003, PubMed 22572480

Hjermstad MJ, Lie HC, Caraceni A, Currow DC, Fainsinger RL, Gundersen OE, Haugen DF, Heitzer E, Radbruch L, Stone PC, Strasser F, Kaasa S, Loge JH, European Palliative Care Research Collaborative (EPCRC) (2012)
Computer-based symptom assessment is feasible in patients with advanced cancer: results from an international multicenter study, the EPCRC-CSA
J Pain Symptom Manage, 44 (5), 639-54
DOI 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2011.10.025, PubMed 22795905

Knudsen AK, Aass N, Heitzer E, Klepstad P, Hjermstad MJ, Schippinger W, Brenne E, Kaasa S, Wasteson E, European Palliative Care Research Collaborative (EPCRC) (2012)
Interviews with patients with advanced cancer--another step towards an international cancer pain classification system
Support Care Cancer, 20 (10), 2491-500
DOI 10.1007/s00520-011-1361-z, PubMed 22252546

Rayment C, Hjermstad MJ, Aass N, Kaasa S, Caraceni A, Strasser F, Heitzer E, Fainsinger R, Bennett MI, European Palliative Care Research Collaborative (EPCRC) (2012)
Neuropathic cancer pain: prevalence, severity, analgesics and impact from the European Palliative Care Research Collaborative-Computerised Symptom Assessment study
Palliat Med, 27 (8), 714-21
DOI 10.1177/0269216312464408, PubMed 23175513

Reidunsdatter RJ, Albrektsen G, Hjermstad MJ, Rannestad T, Oldervoll LM, Lundgren S (2012)
One-year course of fatigue after post-operative radiotherapy in Norwegian breast cancer patients--comparison to general population
Acta Oncol, 52 (2), 239-48
DOI 10.3109/0284186X.2012.742563, PubMed 23210971

Wilberg P, Hjermstad MJ, Ottesen S, Herlofson BB (2012)
Oral health is an important issue in end-of-life cancer care
Support Care Cancer, 20 (12), 3115-22
DOI 10.1007/s00520-012-1441-8, PubMed 22434497

Publications 2011

Bennett MI, Rayment C, Hjermstad M, Aass N, Caraceni A, Kaasa S (2011)
Prevalence and aetiology of neuropathic pain in cancer patients: a systematic review
Pain, 153 (2), 359-65
DOI 10.1016/j.pain.2011.10.028, PubMed 22115921

Bergh I, Kvalem IL, Aass N, Hjermstad MJ (2011)
What does the answer mean? A qualitative study of how palliative cancer patients interpret and respond to the Edmonton Symptom Assessment System
Palliat Med, 25 (7), 716-24
DOI 10.1177/0269216310395985, PubMed 21248179

Brændengen M, Tveit KM, Hjermstad MJ, Johansson H, Berglund Å, Brandberg Y, Glimelius B (2011)
Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) after multimodal treatment for primarily non-resectable rectal cancer. Long-term results from a phase III study
Eur J Cancer, 48 (6), 813-9
DOI 10.1016/j.ejca.2011.06.035, PubMed 21782418

Fayers PM, Hjermstad MJ, Klepstad P, Loge JH, Caraceni A, Hanks GW, Borchgrevink P, Kaasa S, European Palliative Care Research Collaborative (EPCRC) (2011)
The dimensionality of pain: palliative care and chronic pain patients differ in their reports of pain intensity and pain interference
Pain, 152 (7), 1608-20
DOI 10.1016/j.pain.2011.02.052, PubMed 21458921

Hjermstad MJ, Fayers PM, Haugen DF, Caraceni A, Hanks GW, Loge JH, Fainsinger R, Aass N, Kaasa S, European Palliative Care Research Collaborative (EPCRC) (2011)
Studies comparing Numerical Rating Scales, Verbal Rating Scales, and Visual Analogue Scales for assessment of pain intensity in adults: a systematic literature review
J Pain Symptom Manage, 41 (6), 1073-93
DOI 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2010.08.016, PubMed 21621130

Jóhannsdóttir IM, Hjermstad MJ, Moum T, Wesenberg F, Hjorth L, Schrøder H, Mört S, Jónmundsson G, Loge JH (2011)
Increased prevalence of chronic fatigue among survivors of childhood cancers: a population-based study
Pediatr Blood Cancer, 58 (3), 415-20
DOI 10.1002/pbc.23111, PubMed 21425447

Jóhannsdóttir IM, Moum T, Hjermstad MJ, Wesenberg F, Hjorth L, Schrøder H, Lähteenmäki PM, Jónmundsson G, Loge JH (2011)
Emotional Functioning and School Contentment in Adolescent Survivors of Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Infratentorial Astrocytoma, and Wilms Tumor
J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol, 1 (3), 133-139
DOI 10.1089/jayao.2011.0019, PubMed 23610734

Kaasa S, Apolone G, Klepstad P, Loge JH, Hjermstad MJ, Corli O, Strasser F, Heiskanen T, Costantini M, Zagonel V, Groenvold M, Fainsinger R, Jensen MP, Farrar JT, McQuay H, Rothrock NE, Cleary J, Deguines C, Caraceni A, European Palliative Care Research Collaborative (EPCRC), European Association for Palliative Care Research Network (EAPCRN) (2011)
Expert conference on cancer pain assessment and classification--the need for international consensus: working proposals on international standards
BMJ Support Palliat Care, 1 (3), 281-7
DOI 10.1136/bmjspcare-2011-000078, PubMed 24653469

Larssen L, Medhus AW, Hjermstad MJ, Körner H, Glomsaker T, Søberg T, Gleditsch D, Hovde O, Nesbakken A, Tholfsen JK, Skreden K, Hauge T (2011)
Patient-reported outcomes in palliative gastrointestinal stenting: a Norwegian multicenter study
Surg Endosc, 25 (10), 3162-9
DOI 10.1007/s00464-011-1680-7, PubMed 21487867

Oldervoll LM, Loge JH, Lydersen S, Paltiel H, Asp MB, Nygaard UV, Oredalen E, Frantzen TL, Lesteberg I, Amundsen L, Hjermstad MJ, Haugen DF, Paulsen Ø, Kaasa S (2011)
Physical exercise for cancer patients with advanced disease: a randomized controlled trial
Oncologist, 16 (11), 1649-57
DOI 10.1634/theoncologist.2011-0133, PubMed 21948693

Ringdal GI, Ringdal K, Juliebø V, Wyller TB, Hjermstad MJ, Loge JH (2011)
Using the Mini-Mental State Examination to screen for delirium in elderly patients with hip fracture
Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord, 32 (6), 394-400
DOI 10.1159/000335743, PubMed 22301509

Publications 2010

Beiske AG, Loge JH, Hjermstad MJ, Svensson E (2010)
Fatigue in Parkinson's disease: prevalence and associated factors
Mov Disord, 25 (14), 2456-60
DOI 10.1002/mds.23372, PubMed 20976741

Haugen DF, Hjermstad MJ, Hagen N, Caraceni A, Kaasa S, European Palliative Care Research Collaborative (EPCRC) (2010)
Assessment and classification of cancer breakthrough pain: a systematic literature review
Pain, 149 (3), 476-82
DOI 10.1016/j.pain.2010.02.035, PubMed 20236762

Hurmuzlu M, Aarstad HJ, Aarstad AK, Hjermstad MJ, Viste A (2010)
Health-related quality of life in long-term survivors after high-dose chemoradiotherapy followed by surgery in esophageal cancer
Dis Esophagus, 24 (1), 39-47
DOI 10.1111/j.1442-2050.2010.01104.x, PubMed 20819100

Jóhannsdóttir IM, Hjermstad MJ, Moum T, Wesenberg F, Hjorth L, Schrøder H, Lähteenmäki P, Jónmundsson G, Loge JH (2010)
Social outcomes in young adult survivors of low incidence childhood cancers
J Cancer Surviv, 4 (2), 110-8
DOI 10.1007/s11764-009-0112-3, PubMed 20082150

Publications 2009

Bruheim K, Guren MG, Skovlund E, Hjermstad MJ, Dahl O, Frykholm G, Carlsen E, Tveit KM (2009)
Late side effects and quality of life after radiotherapy for rectal cancer
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 76 (4), 1005-11
DOI 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2009.03.010, PubMed 19540058

Caraceni A, Zecca E, Martini C, Brunelli C, Pigni A, Gorni G, Galbiati A, Ibazeta M, Hjermstad M, Kaasa S (2009)
The validity of average 8-h pain intensity assessment in cancer patients
Eur J Pain, 14 (4), 441-5
DOI 10.1016/j.ejpain.2009.07.004, PubMed 19692275

Fyllingen EH, Oldervoll LM, Loge JH, Hjermstad MJ, Haugen DF, Sigurdardottir KR, Paulsen O, Kaasa S, European Palliative Care Research Collaborative (2009)
Computer-based assessment of symptoms and mobility in palliative care: feasibility and challenges
J Pain Symptom Manage, 38 (6), 827-36
DOI 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2009.05.015, PubMed 19833476

Hjermstad MJ, Fainsinger R, Kaasa S, European Palliative Care Research Collaborative (EPCRC) (2009)
Assessment and classification of cancer pain
Curr Opin Support Palliat Care, 3 (1), 24-30
DOI 10.1097/SPC.0b013e3283260644, PubMed 19365158

Knudsen AK, Aass N, Fainsinger R, Caraceni A, Klepstad P, Jordhøy M, Hjermstad MJ, Kaasa S (2009)
Classification of pain in cancer patients--a systematic literature review
Palliat Med, 23 (4), 295-308
DOI 10.1177/0269216309103125, PubMed 19286741

Kvam AK, Fayers P, Hjermstad M, Gulbrandsen N, Wisloff F (2009)
Health-related quality of life assessment in randomised controlled trials in multiple myeloma: a critical review of methodology and impact on treatment recommendations
Eur J Haematol, 83 (4), 279-89
DOI 10.1111/j.1600-0609.2009.01303.x, PubMed 19558508

Publications 2008

Andersson I, Hjermstad M, Stockelberg D, Persson LO (2008)
Health related quality of life in stem cell transplantation: clinical and psychometric validation of the questionnaire module, High Dose Chemotherapy (HDC-19)
Acta Oncol, 47 (2), 275-85
DOI 10.1080/02841860701558799, PubMed 18210301

Hjermstad MJ, Gibbins J, Haugen DF, Caraceni A, Loge JH, Kaasa S, EPCRC, European Palliative Care Research Collaborative (2008)
Pain assessment tools in palliative care: an urgent need for consensus
Palliat Med, 22 (8), 895-903
DOI 10.1177/0269216308095701, PubMed 18799513

Kaasa S, Loge JH, Fayers P, Caraceni A, Strasser F, Hjermstad MJ, Higginson I, Radbruch L, Haugen DF (2008)
Symptom assessment in palliative care: a need for international collaboration
J Clin Oncol, 26 (23), 3867-73
DOI 10.1200/JCO.2007.15.8881, PubMed 18688054

Publications 2007

Fosså SD, Hess SL, Dahl AA, Hjermstad MJ, Veenstra M (2007)
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
Acta Oncol, 46 (4), 452-61
DOI 10.1080/02841860601182641, PubMed 17497312

Hølen JC, Saltvedt I, Fayers PM, Hjermstad MJ, Loge JH, Kaasa S (2007)
Doloplus-2, a valid tool for behavioural pain assessment?
BMC Geriatr, 7, 29
DOI 10.1186/1471-2318-7-29, PubMed 18093294

Oldervoll LM, Loge JH, Kaasa S, Lydersen S, Hjermstad MJ, Thorsen L, Holte H, Jacobsen AB, Fosså SD (2007)
Physical activity in Hodgkin's lymphoma survivors with and without chronic fatigue compared with the general population - a cross-sectional study
BMC Cancer, 7, 210
DOI 10.1186/1471-2407-7-210, PubMed 17997822

Publications 2006

Hjermstad MJ, Hollender A, Warloe T, Karlsen KO, Ikonomo I, Kvaloy S, Nome O, Holte H (2006)
Quality of life after total or partial gastrectomy for primary gastric lymphoma
Acta Oncol, 45 (2), 202-9
DOI 10.1080/02841860500492067, PubMed 16546867

Hølen JC, Hjermstad MJ, Loge JH, Fayers PM, Caraceni A, De Conno F, Forbes K, Fürst CJ, Radbruch L, Kaasa S (2006)
Pain assessment tools: is the content appropriate for use in palliative care?
J Pain Symptom Manage, 32 (6), 567-80
DOI 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2006.05.025, PubMed 17157759

Kaasa S, Hjermstad MJ, Loge JH (2006)
Methodological and structural challenges in palliative care research: how have we fared in the last decades?
Palliat Med, 20 (8), 727-34
DOI 10.1177/0269216306072620, PubMed 17148527

Labori KJ, Hjermstad MJ, Wester T, Buanes T, Loge JH (2006)
Symptom profiles and palliative care in advanced pancreatic cancer: a prospective study
Support Care Cancer, 14 (11), 1126-33
DOI 10.1007/s00520-006-0067-0, PubMed 16601947

Loge JH, Hjermstad MJ, Kaasa S (2006)
[Delirium in palliative care]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 126 (5), 616-9
PubMed 16505874

Oldervoll LM, Loge JH, Paltiel H, Asp MB, Vidvei U, Wiken AN, Hjermstad MJ, Kaasa S (2006)
The effect of a physical exercise program in palliative care: A phase II study
J Pain Symptom Manage, 31 (5), 421-30
DOI 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2005.10.004, PubMed 16716872

Thorsen L, Nystad W, Stigum H, Hjermstad M, Oldervoll L, Martinsen EW, Hornslien K, Strømme SB, Dahl AA, Fosså SD (2006)
Cardiorespiratory fitness in relation to self-reported physical function in cancer patients after chemotherapy
J Sports Med Phys Fitness, 46 (1), 122-7
PubMed 16596110

Velikova G, Weis J, Hjermstad MJ, Kopp M, Morris P, Watson M, Sezer O, EORTC Quality of Life Group (2006)
The EORTC QLQ-HDC29: a supplementary module assessing the quality of life during and after high-dose chemotherapy and stem cell transplantation
Eur J Cancer, 43 (1), 87-94
DOI 10.1016/j.ejca.2006.09.004, PubMed 17081744

Publications 2005

Fayers PM, Hjermstad MJ, Ranhoff AH, Kaasa S, Skogstad L, Klepstad P, Loge JH (2005)
Which mini-mental state exam items can be used to screen for delirium and cognitive impairment?
J Pain Symptom Manage, 30 (1), 41-50
DOI 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2005.05.001, PubMed 16043006

Hjermstad MJ, Fosså SD, Oldervoll L, Holte H, Jacobsen AB, Loge JH (2005)
Fatigue in long-term Hodgkin's Disease survivors: a follow-up study
J Clin Oncol, 23 (27), 6587-95
DOI 10.1200/JCO.2005.09.936, PubMed 16170166

Hjermstad MJ, Oldervoll L, Fosså SD, Holte H, Jacobsen AB, Loge JH (2005)
Quality of life in long-term Hodgkin's disease survivors with chronic fatigue
Eur J Cancer, 42 (3), 327-33
DOI 10.1016/j.ejca.2005.09.028, PubMed 16377179

Oldervoll LM, Loge JH, Paltiel H, Asp MB, Vidvei U, Hjermstad MJ, Kaasa S (2005)
Are palliative cancer patients willing and able to participate in a physical exercise program?
Palliat Support Care, 3 (4), 281-7
PubMed 17039983

Schou I, Ekeberg Ø, Sandvik L, Hjermstad MJ, Ruland CM (2005)
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
Qual Life Res, 14 (8), 1813-23
DOI 10.1007/s11136-005-4344-z, PubMed 16155769

Publications 2004

Gulbrandsen N, Hjermstad MJ, Wisløff F, Nordic Myeloma Study Group (2004)
Interpretation of quality of life scores in multiple myeloma by comparison with a reference population and assessment of the clinical importance of score differences
Eur J Haematol, 72 (3), 172-80
DOI 10.1046/j.0902-4441.2003.00195.x, PubMed 14962235

Hjermstad M, Loge JH, Kaasa S (2004)
Methods for assessment of cognitive failure and delirium in palliative care patients: implications for practice and research
Palliat Med, 18 (6), 494-506
DOI 10.1191/0269216304pm920oa, PubMed 15453620

Hjermstad MJ, Knobel H, Brinch L, Fayers PM, Loge JH, Holte H, Kaasa S (2004)
A prospective study of health-related quality of life, fatigue, anxiety and depression 3-5 years after stem cell transplantation
Bone Marrow Transplant, 34 (3), 257-66
DOI 10.1038/sj.bmt.1704561, PubMed 15170167

Oldervoll LM, Kaasa S, Hjermstad MJ, Lund JA, Loge JH (2004)
Physical exercise results in the improved subjective well-being of a few or is effective rehabilitation for all cancer patients?
Eur J Cancer, 40 (7), 951-62
DOI 10.1016/j.ejca.2003.12.005, PubMed 15093569

Publications 2003

Hjermstad MJ, Evensen SA, Kvaløy SO, Loge JH, Fayers PM, Kaasa S (2003)
The CARES-SF used for prospective assessment of health-related quality of life after stem cell transplantation
Psychooncology, 12 (8), 803-13
DOI 10.1002/pon.708, PubMed 14681953

Knobel H, Loge JH, Brenne E, Fayers P, Hjermstad MJ, Kaasa S (2003)
The validity of EORTC QLQ-C30 fatigue scale in advanced cancer patients and cancer survivors
Palliat Med, 17 (8), 664-72
DOI 10.1191/0269216303pm841oa, PubMed 14694917

Petersen MA, Groenvold M, Bjorner JB, Aaronson N, Conroy T, Cull A, Fayers P, Hjermstad M, Sprangers M, Sullivan M, European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Group (2003)
Use of differential item functioning analysis to assess the equivalence of translations of a questionnaire
Qual Life Res, 12 (4), 373-85
DOI 10.1023/A:1023488915557, PubMed 12797710

Publications 2001

Jerkeman M, Kaasa S, Hjermstad M, Kvaløy S, Cavallin-Stahl E (2001)
Health-related quality of life and its potential prognostic implications in patients with aggressive lymphoma: a Nordic Lymphoma Group Trial
Med Oncol, 18 (1), 85-94
DOI 10.1385/MO:18:1:85, PubMed 11778974

Publications 2000

Bye A, Tropé C, Loge JH, Hjermstad M, Kaasa S (2000)
Health-related quality of life and occurrence of intestinal side effects after pelvic radiotherapy--evaluation of long-term effects of diagnosis and treatment
Acta Oncol, 39 (2), 173-80
PubMed 10859007

Publications 1999

Hjermstad M, Holte H, Evensen S, Fayers P, Kaasa S (1999)
Do patients who are treated with stem cell transplantation have a health-related quality of life comparable to the general population after 1 year?
Bone Marrow Transplant, 24 (8), 911-8
DOI 10.1038/sj.bmt.1701998, PubMed 10516705

Hjermstad MJ, Evensen SA, Kvaløy SO, Fayers PM, Kaasa S (1999)
Health-related quality of life 1 year after allogeneic or autologous stem-cell transplantation: a prospective study
J Clin Oncol, 17 (2), 706-18
DOI 10.1200/JCO.1999.17.2.706, PubMed 10080617

Hjermstad MJ, Loge JH, Evensen SA, Kvaløy SO, Fayers PM, Kaasa S (1999)
The course of anxiety and depression during the first year after allogeneic or autologous stem cell transplantation
Bone Marrow Transplant, 24 (11), 1219-28
DOI 10.1038/sj.bmt.1702046, PubMed 10642812

Ringdal K, Ringdal GI, Kaasa S, Bjordal K, Wisløff F, Sundstrøm S, Hjermstad MJ (1999)
Assessing the consistency of psychometric properties of the HRQoL scales within the EORTC QLQ-C30 across populations by means of the Mokken Scaling Model
Qual Life Res, 8 (1-2), 25-43
DOI 10.1023/A:1026419414249, PubMed 10457736

Publications 1998

Hjermstad MJ, Fayers PM, Bjordal K, Kaasa S (1998)
Using reference data on quality of life--the importance of adjusting for age and gender, exemplified by the EORTC QLQ-C30 (+3)
Eur J Cancer, 34 (9), 1381-9
DOI 10.1016/s0959-8049(98)00136-1, PubMed 9849421

Hjermstad MJ, Fayers PM, Bjordal K, Kaasa S (1998)
Health-related quality of life in the general Norwegian population assessed by the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Core Quality-of-Life Questionnaire: the QLQ=C30 (+ 3)
J Clin Oncol, 16 (3), 1188-96
DOI 10.1200/JCO.1998.16.3.1188, PubMed 9508207

Kaasa S, Hjermstad MJ, Jordhøy MS, Wisløff F, Loge JH (1998)
Compliance in quality of life data: a Norwegian experience
Stat Med, 17 (5-7), 623-32
DOI 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980315/15)17:5/7<623::AID-SIM809>3.0.CO;2-5, PubMed 9549811

Kaasa S, Knobel H, Loge JH, Hjermstad MJ (1998)
Hodgkin's disease: quality of life in future trials
Ann Oncol, 9 Suppl 5, 137-45
DOI 10.1023/A:1008452711224, PubMed 9926254

Loge JH, Kaasa S, Hjermstad MJ, Kvien TK (1998)
Translation and performance of the Norwegian SF-36 Health Survey in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. I. Data quality, scaling assumptions, reliability, and construct validity
J Clin Epidemiol, 51 (11), 1069-76
DOI 10.1016/S0895-4356(98)00098-5, PubMed 9817124

Publications 1996

Fosså SD, Hjermstad MJ, Mørk IH, Hjortdahl P (1996)
Does the service at a large oncologic out-patient clinic satisfy the patients' perceived need?
Int J Health Care Qual Assur, 9 (4), 24-9
DOI 10.1108/09526869610124209, PubMed 10159575

Publications 1995

Hjermstad MJ, Fossa SD, Bjordal K, Kaasa S (1995)
Test/retest study of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Core Quality-of-Life Questionnaire
J Clin Oncol, 13 (5), 1249-54
DOI 10.1200/JCO.1995.13.5.1249, PubMed 7738629

Hjermstad MJ, Kaasa S (1995)
Quality of life in adult cancer patients treated with bone marrow transplantation--a review of the literature
Eur J Cancer, 31A (2), 163-73
DOI 10.1016/0959-8049(94)00464-g, PubMed 7718320

Publications 1993

Hjermstad MJ (1993)
[The international in nursing. Master's Degree in the USA?]
Sykepl Fag, 81 (2), 25-6
PubMed 8476688

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