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.
A Prospective Evaluation of Early Detection Biomarkers for Ovarian Cancer in the European EPIC Cohort.
Terry KL. et al, (2016), Clin Cancer Res, 22, 4664 - 4675
Main nutrient patterns are associated with prospective weight change in adults from 10 European countries.
Freisling H. et al, (2016), Eur J Nutr, 55, 2093 - 2104
Economic downturns, universal health coverage, and cancer mortality in high-income and middle-income countries, 1990-2010: a longitudinal analysis.
Maruthappu M. et al, (2016), Lancet, 388, 684 - 695
Relationships between different nutritional anthropometric statuses and health-related fitness of South African primary school children
Armstrong ME. et al, (2016), Annals of Human Biology
The effects of age, adiposity, and physical activity on the risk of 7 site-specific fractures in postmenopausal women
Lacombe J. et al, (2016), Journal of Bone and Mineral Research