Who's Who

Ann Olsson

Scientist

Section of Environment and Radiation


Specialty:

Occupational Cancer Epidemiology

Academic Degrees

YearDegreeMajorInstitutionTownCountry
2010PhDMedical ScienceKarolinska InstitutetStockholmSweden
1997MPHPublic HealthUmeå UniversityUmeåSweden
1988RNGeneral NursingVårdhögskolanÖrebroSweden


Current Research Projects

  • SYNERGY - Pooled Analysis of Case-control Studies on the Interaction of Occupational Carcinogens in the Development of Lung Cancer
    IARC (Kurt Straif, Joachim Schüz, Ann Olsson), IRAS (Hans Kromhout, Roel Vermeulen), IPA (Thomas Brüning, Beate Pesch), Study PI’s, Exposure experts

  • SYNERGY INCA - Modified lung cancer risk by multiple exposures at work and environmental risk factors combined
    IARC (Kurt Straif, Ann Olsson), INSERM (Isabelle Stücker, Simone Benhamou), Imperial College (Sylvia Richardson, David Hastie) and Paolo Boffetta.

  • I4C - Parental occupation in farming and childhood cancer risk in the International Childhood Cancer Cohort Consortium
    IARC (Joachim Schüz, Ann Olsson), NCI (Martha Linet), Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (Terry Dwyer), IRAS (Hans Kromhout)

  • INHANCE - effects of five established occupational lung carcinogens on laryngeal cancer
    IARC (Kurt Straif, Ann Olsson), Utah University (Mia Hashibe, Amy Lee), Paolo Boffetta, IRAS (Hans Kromhout)

  • Occupational exposure to carbon black and lung cancer risk in a multicentre case-control study in Central & Eastern Europe and the UK
    IARC (Ann Olsson, Kurt Straif, Maria Leon Roux, Paul Brennan), INCO Central and Eastern Europe multi-centre case control study on lung cancer study group.


Selected Publications

Olsson A, Gustavsson P, Zaridze D, Mukeriya A, Szeszenia-Dabrowska N, Rudnai P, Lissowska J, Fabianova E, Mates D, Bencko V, Foretova L, Janout V, Fevotte J, 't Mannetje A, Fletcher T, Brennan P, Boffetta P. (2011) Lung Cancer Risk Attributable to Occupational Exposures in a Multicenter Case-Control Study in Central and Eastern Europe. J Occup Environ Med. ; 53(11) : 1262-1267.

Olsson A, Gustavsson P, Kromhout H, Peters S, Vermeulen R, Brüske I, Pesch B, Siemiatycki J, Pintos J, Brüning T, Cassidy A, Wichmann HE, Consonni D, Landi MT, Caporaso N, Plato N, Merletti F, Mirabelli D, Richiardi L, Jöckel KH, Ahrens W, et al. (2011) Exposure to diesel motor exhaust and lung cancer risk in a pooled analysis from case-control studies in Europe and Canada. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. ; 183(7) : 941-948.

Olsson A, Kromhout H, Agostini M, Hansen J, Lassen CF, Johansen C, Kjaerheim K, Langård S, Stücker I, Ahrens W, Behrens T, Lindbohm ML, Heikkilä P, Heederik D, Portengen L, Shaham J, Ferro G, de Vocht F, Burstyn I, Boffetta P. (2010) A case-control study of lung cancer nested in a cohort of European asphalt workers. Environ Health Perspect. ; 118(10) : 1418-1424.

Olsson A, Fevotte J, Fletcher T, Cassidy A, 't Mannetje A, Zaridze D, Szeszenia-Dabrowska N, Rudnai P, Lissowska J, Fabianova E, Mates D, Bencko V, Foretova L, Janout V, Brennan P, Boffetta P. (2010) Occupational exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and lung cancer risk: a multicenter study in Europe. Occup Environ Med. ; 67(2) : 98-103.

Carel R, Olsson AC, Zaridze D, Szeszenia-Dabrowska N, Rudnai P, Lissowska J, Fabianova E, Cassidy A, Mates D, Bencko V, Foretova L, Janout V, Fevotte J, Fletcher T, 't Mannetje A, Brennan P, Boffetta P. (2007) Occupational exposure to asbestos and man-made vitreous fibres and risk of lung cancer: a multicentre case-control study in Europe. Occup Environ Med. ;64(8) : 502-508.