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.
Lung cancer in never smokers in the UK Million Women Study.
Pirie K. et al, (2016), Int J Cancer, 139, 347 - 354
Dietary polyphenol intake in Europe: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study.
Zamora-Ros R. et al, (2016), Eur J Nutr, 55, 1359 - 1375
Blood lipids and prostate cancer: a Mendelian randomization analysis.
Bull CJ. et al, (2016), Cancer Med, 5, 1125 - 1136
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
Associations between unprocessed red and processed meat, poultry, seafood and egg intake and the risk of prostate cancer: A pooled analysis of 15 prospective cohort studies.
Wu K. et al, (2016), Int J Cancer, 138, 2368 - 2382