Dr Siân Sweetland
BSc MSc DPhil
Senior Statistical Epidemiologist
Siân Sweetland joined the Cancer Epidemiology Unit as a statistician in 2002, working mainly on individual and collaborative studies of cervical cancer. She completed a DPhil on risk factors for pulmonary embolism in 2008, and is now a statistical epidemiologist working on various research projects within the Million Women Study.
Siân’s particular research interest is in venous thromboembolism and she is currently investigating the relationship between cancer and venous thromboembolism. Siân is also a principal member of the Collaborative Group on Epidemiological Studies of Endometrial Cancer.
Endometrial cancer and oral contraceptives: an individual participant meta-analysis of 27 276 women with endometrial cancer from 36 epidemiological studies.
Collaborative Group on Epidemiological Studies on Endometrial Cancer None., (2015), Lancet Oncol, 16, 1061 - 1070
Surgery and risk of venous thromboembolism in women with cancer
Sweetland S. et al, (2014), THROMBOSIS RESEARCH, 133, S191 - S191
Smoking, surgery, and venous thromboembolism risk in women: United Kingdom cohort study.
Sweetland S. et al, (2013), Circulation, 127, 1276 - 1282
Venous thromboembolism risk in relation to use of different types of postmenopausal hormone therapy in a large prospective study.
Sweetland S. et al, (2012), J Thromb Haemost, 10, 2277 - 2286
Postmenopausal endometrial cancer risk and body size in early life and middle age: prospective cohort study.
Yang TY. et al, (2012), Br J Cancer, 107, 169 - 175