With over 60 staff and research students, the Unit specialises in large-scale and collaborative studies of lifestyle and genetic risk factors for cancer, and for other common diseases of adult life such as heart disease, fractures and dementia. Our aim is to provide reliable evidence to help answer outstanding questions about public health, and the health of individuals.
Consumption of Fish Is Not Associated with Risk of Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) Study.
Zamora-Ros R. et al, (2017), J Nutr
Hepcidin levels and gastric cancer risk in the EPIC-EurGast Study.
Jakszyn P. et al, (2017), Int J Cancer
Comparison of sociodemographic and health-related characteristics of UK Biobank participants with the general population
Fry A. et al, (2017), American Journal of Epidemiology
Pre-diagnostic copper and zinc biomarkers and colorectal cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition cohort.
Stepien M. et al, (2017), Carcinogenesis
Genetic variation in the ADIPOQ gene, adiponectin concentrations and risk of colorectal cancer: a Mendelian Randomization analysis using data from three large cohort studies.
Nimptsch K. et al, (2017), Eur J Epidemiol