Who's Who

Leticia Fernandez Garrote

Visiting Scientist

Section of Cancer Surveillance


Specialty:

Biostatistics

Academic Degrees

YearDegreeMajorInstitutionTownCountry
2000Titular ProfessorMethodol. of ResearchMedical University of HavanaHavanaCuba
1989Titular ResearcherCancer EpidemiologyAcademy of ScienceHavanaCuba
1987PhDMedical SciencesMedical University of HavanaHavanaCuba
1978Specialist 1stBiostatisticsInst. Development ofHavanaCuba
1967DoctorStomatologyMedical University of Havana


Current Research Projects

  • INHANCE CONSORTIUM

  • Structured Education Program for cancer registries professionals from L & M income countries

  • REDEPICAN (Network of Epidemiology and Cancer information Systems)


Selected Publications

Carmen Navarro, José Antonio Molina, Enrique Barrios, Isabel Izarzugaza, Dora Loria, Patricia Cueva, María José Sánchez, María Dolores Chirlaque y Leticia Fernández. Evaluación externa de registros de cáncer de base poblacional: la Guía REDEPICAN para América Latina. Rev Panam Salud Publica 34(5)

Emanuele Leoncini, Walter Ricciardi, Gabriella Cadoni, Dario Arzani, Livia Petrelli, Gaetano Paludetti, Paul Brennan, Daniele Luce, Isabelle Stucker, Keitaro Matsuo, Renato Talamini, Carlo La Vecchia, Andrew F. Olshan, Deborah M. Winn, Rolando Herrero, Silvia Franceschi, Xavier Castellsague, Joshua Muscat, Hal Morgenstern, Zuo-Feng Zhang, Fabio Levi, Luigino Dal Maso, Karl Kelsey, Michael McClean, Thomas L. Vaughan, Philip Lazarus, Mark P. Purdue, Richard Hayes, Chu Chen, Stephen M. Schwartz, Oxana Shangina, Sergio Koifman, Wolfgang Ahrens, Elena Matos, Pagona Lagiou, Jolanta Lissowska, Neonila Szeszenia-Dabrowska, Leticia Fernandez, Ana Menezes, Antonio Agudo, Alexander W. Daudt, Lorenzo Richiardi, Kristina Kjaerheim, Dana Mates, Jaroslav Betka, Guo-Pei Yu, Stimson Schantz, Lorenzo Simonato, Hermann Brenner, David I. Conway, Tatiana V. Macfarlane, Peter Thomson, Eleonora Fabianova, Ariana Znaor, Peter Rudnai, Claire Healy, Paolo Boffetta, Shu-Chun Chuang, Yuan-Chin Amy Lee, Mia Hashibe, Stefania Boccia. Adult height and head and neck cancer: a pooled analysis within the INHANCE Consortium. Received: 28 February 2013 / Accepted: 4 November 2013. Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht

Chuang SC, Jenab M, Heck JE, Bosetti C, Talamini R, Matsuo K, Castellsague X, Franceschi S, Herrero R, Winn DM, La Vecchia C, Morgenstern H, Zhang ZF, Levi F, Dal Maso L, Kelsey K, McClean MD, Vaughan T, Lazarus P, Muscat J, Ramroth H, Chen C, Schwartz SM, Eluf-Neto J, Hayes RB, Purdue M, Boccia S, Cadoni G, Zaridze D, Koifman S, Curado MP, Ahrens W, Benhamou S, Matos E, Lagiou P, Szeszenia-Dabrowska N, Olshan AF, Fernandez L, Menezes A, Agudo A, Daudt AW, Merletti F, Macfarlane GJ, Kjaerheim K, Mates D, Holcatova I, Schantz S, Yu GP, Simonato L, Brenner H, Mueller H, Conway DI, Thomson P, Fabianova E, Znaor A, Rudnai P, Healy CM, Ferro G, Brennan P, Boffetta P, Hashibe M. Diet and the risk of head and neck cancer: a pooled analysis in the INHANCE consortium. Cancer Causes Control. Jan;23(1):69-88

Sancho-Garnier H; Fernandez Garrote LM. Entender los datos epidemiológicos: Incidencia, Prevalencia, Mortalidad y Supervivencia. Rev. Oncología Médica. Publicación de la Cátedra de Oncología Clinica. Montevideo, Uruguay. Vol. 3 (1): 20-28. Junio

K. Szymańska, R. J. Hung, V. WĂĽnsch-Filho, J. Eluf-Neto, M. P. Curado, S. Koifman, E. Matos, A. Menezes, L. Fernandez, A. W. Daudt, P. Boffetta and P. Brennan. Alcohol and tobacco, and the risk of cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract in Latin America: a case–control study. Original paper. Cancer Causes & Control. Vol 22,No 7.1037-1046. DOI : 10 .1007 /s 10552-011 -9779-7

Scientific Societies Membership

Member of the Cuban Society of Oncology
President of Biostatistics Section of Cuban Society of Hygiene and Epidemiology
Honorary Member of the Cuban Society of Public Health
Honorary Member of the International Association of Cancer Registries