Who's Who

Mark Rutherford

Visiting Scientist

Section of Cancer Surveillance


Descriptive cancer epidemiology, population-based cancer survival.

Academic Degrees

2011PhDCancer EpidemiologyUniversity of LeicesterLeicesterUK
2008MScMedical StatisticsUniversity of LeicesterLeicesterUK
2007BScMathematicsUniversity of YorkYorkUK

Current Research Projects

  • International cancer benchmarking partnership SURVMARK-2

Selected Publications

Syriopoulou, E., Bower, H., Andersson, T. M-L., Lambert, P. C., Rutherford, M. J. (2017). Estimating the impact of a cancer diagnosis on life expectancy by socioeconomic group for a range of cancer types in England. BJC.

Rutherford, M. J., Ironmonger, L., Ormiston-Smith, N., Abel, G. A., Greenberg, D. C., Lyratzopoulos, G., & Lambert, P. C. (2015). Estimating the potential survival gains by eliminating socioeconomic and sex inequalities in stage at diagnosis of melanoma. BJC, 112, S116-S123.

Rutherford, M. J. (2015). Care needed in interpretation of cancer survival measures. Lancet, 385(9974), 1162-1163.

Rutherford, M. J., Thompson, J. R., & Lambert, P. C. (2012). Projecting Cancer Incidence using Age-period-cohort Models Incorporating Restricted Cubic Splines. International Journal of Biostatistics, 8(1), 26 pages.