Who's Who

Melina Arnold


Section of Cancer Surveillance


Descriptive Cancer Epidemiology, Cancer in Migrant Populations, Public Health

Academic Degrees

2013PhDCancer EpidemiologyErasmus UniversityRotterdamThe Netherlands
2010MScCancer EpidemiologyErasmus UniversityRotterdamThe Netherlands
2008BScHealth CommunicationBielefeld UniversityBielefeldGermany

Current Research Projects

  • Estimating the cancer burden attributable to excess weight

Selected Publications

Arnold M, Soerjomataram I, Ferlay J, Forman D. Global incidence of oesophageal cancer by histological subtype in 2012 (2015) GUT;64(3):381-7.

Arnold M, Colquhoun A, Cook MB, Ferlay J, Foreman D, Soerjomataram I. Obesity and the incidence of upper gastrointestinal cancers: an ecological approach to examine differences across age and sex. (2015) Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. pii: cebp.0753.2015. [Epub ahead of print]

Arnold M, Pandeya N, Byrnes G, Renehan AG, Stevens G, Ezzati M, Ferlay J, Miranda J, Romieu I, Forman D, Soerjomataram I. Global cancer burden attributable to high body mass index.(2015) The Lancet Oncology;16(1):36-46.

Arnold M, Moore SM, Hassler S, Ellison-Loschman L, Forman D, Bray F. The burden of stomach cancer in indigenous populations: A systematic review and global assessment. (2014) GUT;63(1):64-71.

Arnold M, Karim-Kos HE, Coebergh JW, Byrnes G, Antilla A, Ferlay J, Renehan AG, Forman D, Soerjomataram I. Recent trends in incidence of five common cancers in 26 European countries since 1988: Analysis of the European Cancer Observatory. (2013) Eur J Cancer. [Epub ahead of print].