Who's Who

Freddie Bray

Section Head

Section of Cancer Surveillance


Descriptive epidemiology of cancer; Time trends and predictions; Cancer Registries

Academic Degrees

2005PhDEpidemiologyLondon School Of Hygiene and Tropical MedicineLondonUK
1994MScMedical StatisticsUniversity of LeicesterLeicesterUK
1993BSc {Hons}StatisticsUniversity of AberdeenAberdeenUK

Current Research Projects

  • Global surveillance and the NCD agenda to support cancer planning

  • The Global Cancer Observatory (http://gco.iarc.fr)

  • The Global Initiative for Cancer Registry Development (GICR; http://gicr.iarc.fr/)

  • Cancer and human development: global indices of socioeconomic inequality and disease burden

Selected Publications

Arnold M, Sierra MS, Laversanne M, Soerjomataram I, Jemal A, Bray F. Global patterns and trends in colorectal cancer incidence and mortality. Gut. 2016 Jan 27. pii: gutjnl-2015-310912. doi: 10.1136/gutjnl-2015-310912. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26818619

Bray F. The Evolving Scale and Profile of Cancer Worldwide: Much Ado About Everything. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2016 Jan;25(1):3-5. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-15-1109. Epub 2015 Dec 14. PubMed PMID: 26667885.

Bray F, Jemal A, Torre LA, Forman D, Vineis P. Long-term Realism and Cost-effectiveness: Primary Prevention in Combatting Cancer and Associated Inequalities Worldwide. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2015 Sep 30;107(12):djv273. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djv273. Print 2015 Dec. PubMed PMID: 26424777; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4673394.

Bray F, Soerjomataram I. The Changing Global Burden of Cancer: Transitions in Human Development and Implications for Cancer Prevention and Control. In: Gelband H, Jha P, Sankaranarayanan R, Horton S, editors. Cancer: Disease Control Priorities, Third Edition (Volume 3). Washington (DC): The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development / The World Bank; 2015 Nov 01. Chapter 2. PubMed PMID: 26913347

Moore SP, Antoni S, Colquhoun A, Healy B, Ellison-Loschmann L, Potter JD, Garvey G, Bray F. Cancer incidence in indigenous people in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the USA: a comparative population-based study. Lancet Oncol. 2015 Nov;16(15):1483-92. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(15)00232-6. Epub 2015 Oct 22. PubMed PMID: 26476758.