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Harriet Rumgay Doctoral Student
Cancer Surveillance

Speciality: Descriptive cancer epidemiology
Year Degree Major Institution Country/Town
2014 BSc Biology Imperial College London UK / London
Current Research Projects

Cancers attributable to tobacco and alcohol


Selected Publications

Rumgay H, Shield KD, Charvat H, Ferrari P, Sornpaisarn B, Obot I, Islami F, Lemmens VEPP, Rehm J, Soerjomataram I. Global burden of cancer in 2020 attributable to alcohol consumption: a population-based study. Lancet Oncol. 2021 Published online 13 July 2021. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(21)00279-5

Rumgay H, Arnold M, Laversanne M, Whiteman DC, Thrift AP, Wei W, Lemmens VEPP, Soerjomataram I. International Trends in Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Adenocarcinoma Incidence. Am J Gastroenterol. 2021 May 1;116(5):1072-1076. doi: 10.14309/ajg.0000000000001121

Rovira P, Kilian C, Neufeld M, Rumgay H, Soerjomataram I, Ferreira-Borges C, Shield KD, Sornpaisarn B, Rehm J. Fewer Cancer Cases in 4 Countries of the WHO European Region in 2018 through Increased Alcohol Excise Taxation: A Modelling Study. Eur Addict Res. 2021;27(3):189-197. doi: 10.1159/000511899

Brown KF, Rumgay H, Dunlop C, Ryan M, Quartly F, Cox A, Deas A, Elliss-Brookes L, Gavin A, Hounsome L, Huws D, Ormiston-Smith N, Shelton J, White C, Parkin DM. The fraction of cancer attributable to modifiable risk factors in England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, and the United Kingdom in 2015. Br J Cancer. 2018 Apr;118(8):1130-1141. doi: 10.1038/s41416-018-0029-6

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Publication date: 25 February, 2019, 10:50

Direct link: https://www.iarc.who.int/staff_member/harriet-rumgay/

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