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  1. Boucheron P, Anele A, Offiah AU, Zietsman A, Galukande M, Parham G, Pinder LF, Anderson BO, Foerster M, Schüz J, Dos-Santos-Silva I, McCormack V. Reproductive history and breast cancer survival: findings from the African Breast Cancer – Disparities in Outcomes cohort and implications of Africa’s fertility transition on breast cancer prognosis. Int J Cancer. 2022 Dec 22. Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1002/ijc.34411 PMID: 36545890
  2. Hauptmann M, Byrnes G, Cardis E, Bernier MO, Blettner M, Dabin J, Engels H, Istad TS, Johansen C, Kaijser M, Kjaerheim K, Journy N, Meulepas JM, Moissonnier M, Ronckers C, Thierry-Chef I, Le Cornet L, Jahnen A, Pokora R, Bosch de Basea M, Figuerola J, Maccia C, Nordenskjold A, Harbron RW, Lee C, Simon SL, Berrington de Gonzalez A, Schüz J, Kesminiene A. Brain cancer after radiation exposure from CT examinations of c ildren and young adults: results from the EPI-CT cohort study. Lancet Oncol. 2022 Dec 6:S1470-2045(22)00655-6. Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(22)00655-6 PMID: 36493793
  3. Guida F, Kidman R, Ferlay J, Schüz J, Soerjomataram I, Kithaka B, Ginsburg O, Mailhot Vega RB, Galukande M, Parham G, Vaccarella S, Canfell K, Ilbawi AM, Anderson BO, Bray F, Dos-Santos-Silva I, McCormack V. Global and regional estimates of orphans attributed to maternal cancer mortality in 2020. Nat Med. 2022 Dec;28(12):2563-2572. Epub 2022 Nov 20. doi: 10.1038/s41591-022-02109-2 PMID: 36404355
  4. Hosseini B, Olsson A, Bouaoun L, Hall A, Hadji M, Rashidian H, Naghibzadeh-Tahami A, Marzban M, Najafi F, Haghdoost AA, Boffetta P, Kamangar F, Pukkala E, Etemadi A, Weiderpass E, Schüz J, Zendehdel K. Lung cancer risk in relation to jobs held in a nationwide case-control study in Iran. Occup Environ Med. 2022 Dec;79(12):831-838. Epub 2022 Sep 7. doi: 10.1136/oemed-2022-108463 PMID: 36379677
  5. Ahmadi S, Guth M, Coste A, Bouaoun L, Danjou A, Lefevre M, Dananché B, Praud D, Van Tongeren M, Bujan L, Pérol O, Schüz J, Charbotel B, Fervers B, Olsson A, The Testis Study Group. Paternal Occupational Exposure to Heavy Metals and Welding Fumes and Testicular Germ Cell Tumours in Sons in France. Cancers (Basel). 2022 Oct 10;14(19):4962. doi: 10.3390/cancers14194962 PMID: 36230885
  6. Deltour I, Poulsen AH, Johansen C, Feychting M, Johannesen TB, Auvinen A, Schüz J. Time trends in mobile phone use and glioma incidence among males in the Nordic Countries, 1979-2016. Environ Int. 2022 Aug 24;168:107487. Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2022.107487 PMID: 36041243
  7. Onyije FM, Olsson A, Erdmann F, Magnani C, Petridou E, Clavel J, Miligi L, Bonaventure A, Ferrante D, Piro S, Peters S, Vermeulen R, Kromhout H, Schüz J; NARECHEM-ST Group. Parental occupational exposure to combustion products, metals, silica and asbestos and risk of childhood leukaemia: Findings from the Childhood Cancer and Leukaemia International Consortium (CLIC). Environ Int. 2022 Sep;167:107409. Epub 2022 Jul 20. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2022.107409 PMID: 35908390
  8. Masukume G, Mmbaga BT, Dzamalala CP, Mlombe YB, Finch P, Nyakunga-Maro G, Mremi A, Middleton DRS, Narh CT, Chasimpha SJD, Abedi-Ardekani B, Menya D, Schüz J, McCormack V. A very-hot food and beverage thermal exposure index and esophageal cancer risk in Malawi and Tanzania: findings from the ESCCAPE case-control studies. Br J Cancer. 2022 Oct;127(6):1106-1115. Epub 2022 Jun 29. doi: 10.1038/s41416-022-01890-8 PMID: 35768549
  9. Olsson A, Guha N, Bouaoun L, Kromhout H, Peters S, Siemiatycki J, Ho V, Gustavsson P, Boffetta P, Vermeulen R, Behrens T, Brüning T, Kendzia B, Guénel P, Luce D, Karrasch S, Wichmann HE, Consonni D, Landi MT, Caporaso NE, Merletti F, Mirabelli D, Richiardi L, Jöckel KH, Ahrens W, Pohlabeln H, Tardón A, Zaridze D, Field JK, Lissowska J, Świątkowska B, McLaughlin JR, Demers PA, Bencko V, Foretova L, Janout V, Pándics T, Fabianova E, Mates D, Forastiere F, Bueno-de-Mesquita B, Schüz J, Straif K. Occupational Exposure to Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Lung Cancer Risk: Results from a Pooled Analysis of Case-Control Studies (SYNERGY). Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2022 Jul 1;31(7):1433-1441. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-21-1428 PMID: 35437574.
  10. Foerster M, McCormack V, Anderson BO, Boucheron P, Zietsman A, Cubasch H, Joffe M, Anele A, Offiah S, Galukande M, Parham G, Pinder LF, Ginsburg O, Schüz J, Dos-Santos-Silva I, Kantelhardt EJ. Treatment guideline concordance, initiation, and abandonment in patients with non-metastatic breast cancer from the African Breast Cancer-Disparities in Outcomes (ABC-DO) cohort in sub-Saharan Africa: a prospective cohort study. Lancet Oncol. 2022 Jun;23(6):729-738. Epub 2022 May 9. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(22)00198-X PMID: 35550274.
  11. Schüz J, Pirie K, Reeves GK, Floud S, Beral V; Million Women Study Collaborators. Cellular Telephone Use and the Risk of Brain Tumors: Update of the UK Million Women Study. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2022 May 9;114(5):704-711. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djac042 PMID: 35350069
  12. Middleton DRS, Mmbaga BT, Menya D, Dzamalala C, Nyakunga-Maro G, Finch P, Mlombe Y, Schüz J, McCormack V; ESCCAPE. Alcohol consumption and oesophageal squamous cell cancer risk in east Africa: findings from the large multicentre ESCCAPE case-control study in Kenya, Tanzania, and Malawi. Lancet Glob Health. 2022 Feb;10(2):e236-e245. Epub 2021 Dec 15. Erratum in: Lancet Glob Health. 2021 Dec 22;: doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(21)00506-4 PMID: 34921758
  13. Espina C, Yared W, Ritchie D, Lipponen S, Anttila A, Tamminiemi K, Schüz J. Sustainability and monitoring of the European Code Against Cancer: Recommendations. Cancer Epidemiol. 2021 Jun;72:101933. Epub 2021 Apr 7. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2021.101933 PMID: 33838462
  14. Zupunski L, Yaumenenka A, Ryzhov A, Veyalkin I, Drozdovitch V, Masiuk S, et al. (2021). Breast cancer incidence in the regions of Belarus and Ukraine most contaminated by the Chernobyl accident: 1978 to 2016. Int J Cancer. 148(8):1839–49. doi: 10.1002/ijc.33346 PMID:33064313
  15. McCormack V, McKenzie F, Foerster M, Zietsman A, Galukande M, Adisa C, et al. (2020). Breast cancer survival and survival gap apportionment in sub-Saharan Africa (ABC-DO): a prospective cohort study. Lancet Glob Health. 8(9):e1203–12. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30261-8 PMID:32827482
  16. Ostroumova E, Schüz J, Kesminiene A (2020). Future of Chernobyl research: the urgency for consolidated action. Lancet. 395(10229):1037–8. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30675-9 PMID:32199076
  17. Leon ME, Schinasi LH, Lebailly P, Beane Freeman LE, Nordby KC, Ferro G, et al. (2019). Pesticide use and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoid malignancies in agricultural cohorts from France, Norway and the USA: a pooled analysis from the AGRICOH consortium. Int J Epidemiol. 48(5):1519–35. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyz017 PMID:30880337
  18. McCormack VA, Febvey-Combes O, Ginsburg O, Dos-Santos-Silva I (2018). Breast cancer in women living with HIV: a first global estimate. Int J Cancer. 143(11):2732–40. doi: 10.1002/ijc.31722 PMID:29992553
  19. Espina C, Herrero R, Sankaranarayanan R, Krug E, Wild CP, Schüz J (2018). Toward the World Code Against Cancer. J Glob Oncol. 4(4):1–8. doi: 10.1200/JGO.17.00145 PMID:30241265
  20. Espina C, Soerjomataram I, Forman D, Martín-Moreno JM (2018). Cancer prevention policy in the EU: best practices are now well recognised; no reason for countries to lag behind. J Cancer Policy. 18:40–51. doi: 10.1016/j.jcpo.2018.09.001 PMID:30510896



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