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.
Night Shift Work and Breast Cancer Incidence: Three Prospective Studies and Meta-analysis of Published Studies.
Travis RC. et al, (2016), J Natl Cancer Inst, 108
Spatial prediction of naturally occurring gamma radiation in Great Britain.
Chernyavskiy P. et al, (2016), J Environ Radioact, 164, 300 - 311
The role of health-related behavioural factors in accounting for inequalities in coronary heart disease risk by education and area deprivation: prospective study of 1.2 million UK women
Floud SK. et al, (2016), BMC Medicine
Exposure to Ambient Air Pollution and the Risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A European Nested Case-Control Study.
Opstelten JL. et al, (2016), Dig Dis Sci, 61, 2963 - 2971
Lifestyle factors and prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing in UK Biobank: Implications for epidemiological research.
Littlejohns TJ. et al, (2016), Cancer Epidemiol, 45, 40 - 46