Melina Arnold Scientist
Section of Cancer Surveillance

Speciality: Descriptive Cancer Epidemiology, Cancer in Migrant Populations, Public Health
Year Degree Major Institution Country/Town
2013 PhD Cancer Epidemiology Erasmus University The Netherlands / Rotterdam
2010 MSc Cancer Epidemiology Erasmus University The Netherlands / Rotterdam
2008 BSc Health Communication Bielefeld University Germany / Bielefeld
Current Research Projects

SURVMARK2: Cancer Survival in High-Income Countries (

SURVPOOL: A Consortium on Risk Factors and Cancer Survival (

Selected Publications

1. Araghi M, Soerjomataram I, Jenkins M, Brierly J, Morris E, Bray F, Arnold M. Global trends in colorectal cancer mortality: projections to the year 2035. Int J Cancer. In press.

2. Arnold M, de Vries E, Whiteman DC, Jemal A, Bray F, Parkin DM, et al. Global burden of cutaneous melanoma attributable to ultraviolet radiation in 2012. Int J Cancer 2018;143(6):1305-14.

3. Arnold M, Sierra MS, Laversanne M, Soerjomataram I, Jemal A, Bray F. Global patterns and trends in colorectal cancer incidence and mortality. Gut 2017;66(4):683-91.

4. Arnold M, Jiang L, Stefanick ML, Johnson KC, Lane DS, LeBlanc ES, et al. Duration of Adulthood Overweight, Obesity, and Cancer Risk in the Women's Health Initiative: A Longitudinal Study from the United States. PLoS medicine 2016;13(8):e1002081.

5. Arnold M, Pandeya N, Byrnes G, Renehan PAG, Stevens GA, Ezzati PM, et al. Global burden of cancer attributable to high body-mass index in 2012: a population-based study. Lancet Oncol 2015;16(1):36-46.