Who's Who

Ann Olsson


Section of Environment and Radiation


Occupational Cancer Epidemiology

Academic Degrees

2010PhDMedical ScienceKarolinska InstitutetStockholmSweden
1997MPHPublic HealthUmeċ UniversityUmeċSweden
1988RNGeneral NursingVċrdhögskolanÖrebroSweden

Current Research Projects

  • LUCANA – lung cancer case series study in Ibadan, Nigeria
    IARC (Ann Olsson, Joachim Schüz), EHS (Godson Ana), UCH (Olubunmi Ogunlade, Mudasiru Adebayo Salami, Ayorinde Folasire, Olufemi Ogunbiyi), LSHTM (Isabelle dos Santos Silva)

  • 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

  • Pooled analyses of survival of the glioma cases enrolled in the INTERPHONE study of the Nordic countries (ASTRO-RF).
    INERIS (Anne-Sophie Villégier, Nihal Ouadah) IARC (Joachim Schüz, Isabelle Deltour, Veronique Luzon, Ann Olsson), DCS (Christoffer Johansen), KI (Maria Feychting), UTA (Anssi Auvinen)

  • Historical cohort study of cancer mortality following exposure to chrysotile asbestos at the Uralasbest plant in Asbest, Russian Federation.
    SRIOH (Evgeny Kovalevskiy, Igor Bukhtiyarov), IARC (Joachim Schüz, Monika Moissonnier, Ann Olsson), IRAS (Hans Kromhout), NCI (Sara Schonfeld), NSWCC (Eleonora Feletto)

  • NORDTEST registry based case-control studies on parental exposures in relation to testicular germ cell tumours in sons in the Nordic countries
    IARC (Joachim Schüz, Ann Olsson, Kayo Togawa), CLB (Béatrice Fervers), DCS (Johnni Hansen, Susanne Oksbjerg Dalton), KI (Maria Feychting), NCR (Kristina Kjaerheim), Uni Copenhagen (Niels Eric Skakkebĉk), FCR (Eero Pukkala)

Selected Publications

1. Olsson AC, Vermeulen R., Schüz J., et al. Exposure Response Analyses of Asbestos and Lung Cancer Subtypes in a Pooled Analysis of Case-Control Studies in Europe and Canada. Epidemiology, 2017 March;28(2)289-300.

2. Febvey O, Joachim Schüz, Helen D Bailey, Jacqueline Clavel, Brigitte Lacour, Laurent Orsi, Tracy Lightfoot, Eve Roman, Roel Vermeulen, Hans Kromhout, Ann Olsson. Risk of central nervous system tumours in children related to parental occupational pesticide exposures in three European case-control studies. J Occup Environ Med. 2016 Oct;58(10):1046-1052.

3. Olsson A, Maria E. Leon, Charlotte Le Cornet, Remi Beranger, Kurt Straif, Joachim Schüz. Pesticides and cancer – recent results from epidemiological studies. African Journal of Environmental Health Sciences. 2016; 3:1-13.

4. Le Cornet C, Fervers B, Pukkala E, Tynes T, Feychting M, Hansen J, Togawa K, Nordby K-C, Oksbjerg Dalton S, Uuksulainen S, Wiebert P, Woldbĉk T, Skakkebĉk N-E, Olsson A, Schüz J. Parental occupational exposure to organic solvents and testicular germ cell tumours (NORD-TEST study). Environmental Health Perspectives. 2017, DOI number: 10.1289/EHP864.