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G.K. Reeves, A. Balkwill, B.J. Cairns, J. Green and V. Beral, on behalf of the Million Women Study Collaborators (2014). Hospital admissions in relation to body mass index in UK women: a prospective cohort study. BMC Medicine 12:45. [Full text]
S. Floud, A. Balkwill, D. Canoy, F.L. Wright, G.K. Reeves, J. Green, V. Beral and B.J. Cairns, on behalf of the Million Women Study Collaborators (2014). Marital status and ischemic heart disease incidence and mortality in women: a large prospective study. BMC Medicine 12:42. [Full text]
F.L. Crowe, A. Balkwill, B.J. Cairns, P.N. Appleby, J. Green, G.K. Reeves, T.J. Key and V. Beral, on behalf of the Million Women Study Collaborators (2014). Source of dietary fibre and diverticular disease incidence: a prospective study of UK women Gut (Online First). [Full text]
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Welcome. I am a statistical epidemiologist in the Cancer Epidemiology Unit at the University of Oxford, working primarily on the Million Women Study. I previously held a postdoctoral position in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Bristol, and received my PhD in Mathematics from the University of Queensland in 2005.

Research Interests. Broadly, my main research interests are in chronic disease epidemiology, with some emphasis on statistical and mathematical methodologies. Most of my current research focuses on associations between cancer outcomes and body size and related factors. I am also working on epidemiological investigations of seasonal and other temporal trends in a variety of health outcomes. My "interests" page has further details and information about my earlier work in mathematical biology.

Publications. A list of publications can be found on my research pages.

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© 2002-2010 Benjamin J. Cairns: e-mail ; ph +44 1865 289673 ;
Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Richard Doll Building, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford OX3 7LF, U.K.