Estimating the global cancer burden due to low levels of physical activity

Project Code

MRCPHS24Br Lewis

Research Theme

Population Health Sciences

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The student will estimate the overall global burden of cancer risk which is due to low levels of physical activity using a combination of: i) observational and Mendelian randomization analyses to estimate of the causal effect of physical activity on cancer risk; and ii) global cancer surveillance data and published data on physical activity rates to estimate population attributable risks.

Lead Supervisor

Professor Sarah Lewis

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