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

Spallek J*, Arnold M*, Razum O, Juel K, Rey G, Deboosere P, Mackenbach JP, Kunst AE (2012). Cancer mortality patterns among Turkish immigrants in four European countries and in Turkey. Eur J Epidemiol. In press. (*shared first authorship). Eur J Epidemiol. ;27(12):915-21. doi: 10.1007/s10654-012-9746-y. Epub 2012 Nov 20.

Arnold M, Wildeman MA, Visser O, Karim-Kos HE, Middeldorp JM, Fles R, Bing Tan I, Coebergh JW (2012). Lower mortality from nasopharyngeal cancer in the Netherlands since 1970 with differential incidence trends in histopathology. Oral Oncol. pii: S1368-8375(12)00319-3. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2012.09.016. [Epub ahead of print]

Arnold M, Razum O, Coebergh JW (2010). Cancer risk diversity in non-Western migrants to Europe: An overview of the literature. Eur J Cancer. (46). 2647-2659.

Arnold M, Pandeya N, Byrnes G, Renehan AG, Stevens G, Ezzati M, Ferlay J, Miranda JJ, Romieu I, Dikshit R, Forman D, Soerjomataram I (2014). Global burden of cancer attributable to excess body mass index in 2012. The Lancet Oncology. Early Online Publication