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.
Adiposity and risk of oesophageal cancer subtypes in the Million Women Study.
Sweetland S. et al, (2023), Int J Epidemiol
Age and sex can predict cancer risk in people referred with breast symptoms.
Gathani T. et al, (2023), BMJ, 381
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on breast cancer referrals and diagnoses in 2020 and 2021: a population-based study in England.
Gathani T. et al, (2022), Br J Surg, 109, e29 - e30
Cognitive and social activities and long-term dementia risk: the prospective UK Million Women Study.
Floud S. et al, (2021), Lancet Public Health, 6, e116 - e123
Body size, body composition and endometrial cancer risk among postmenopausal women in UK Biobank.
Omiyale W. et al, (2020), Int J Cancer, 147, 2405 - 2415