Hans-Olov Adami

Hans-Olov Adami

Professor of Epidemiology, Emeritus



Other Positions

Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology


Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Chairman, Department of Epidemiology


Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health


Body size and weight change over adulthood and risk of breast cancer by menopausal and hormone receptor status: a pooled analysis of 20 prospective cohort studies.

van den Brandt PA, Ziegler RG, Wang M, Hou T, Li R, Adami HO, Agnoli C, Bernstein L, Buring JE, Chen Y, Connor AE, Eliassen AH, Genkinger JM, Gierach G, Giles GG, Goodman GG, Håkansson N, Krogh V, Le Marchand L, Lee IM, Liao LM, Martinez ME, Miller AB, Milne RL, Neuhouser ML, Patel AV, Prizment A, Robien K, Rohan TE, Sawada N, Schouten LJ, Sinha R, Stolzenberg-Solomon RZ, Teras LR, Tsugane S, Visvanathan K, Weiderpass E, White KK, Willett WC, Wolk A, Zeleniuch-Jacquotte A, Smith-Warner SA.

Eur J Epidemiol. 2020 Oct 30. PMID: 33128203

Pregnancy outcomes and risk of endometrial cancer: A pooled analysis of individual participant data in the Epidemiology of Endometrial Cancer Consortium.

Jordan SJ, Na R, Weiderpass E, Adami HO, Anderson KE, van den Brandt PA, Brinton LA, Chen C, Cook LS, Doherty JA, Du M, Friedenreich CM, Gierach GL, Goodman MT, Krogh V, Levi F, Lu L, Miller AB, McCann SE, Moysich KB, Negri E, Olson SH, Petruzella S, Palmer JR, Parazzini F, Pike MC, Prizment AE, Rebbeck TR, Reynolds P, Ricceri F, Risch HA, Rohan TE, Sacerdote C, Schouten LJ, Serraino D, Setiawan VW, Shu XO, Sponholtz TR, Spurdle AB, Stolzenberg-Solomon RZ, Trabert B, Wentzensen N, Wilkens LR, Wise LA, Yu H, La Vecchia C, De Vivo I, Xu W, Zeleniuch-Jacquotte A, Webb PM.

Int J Cancer. 2020 Oct 26. PMID: 33105052

Towards a cancer mission in Horizon Europe: recommendations.

Berns A, Ringborg U, Celis JE, Heitor M, Aaronson NK, Abou-Zeid N, Adami HO, Apostolidis K, Baumann M, Bardelli A, Bernards R, Brandberg Y, Caldas C, Calvo F, Dive C, Eggert A, Eggermont A, Espina C, Falkenburg F, Foucaud J, Hanahan D, Helbig U, Jönsson B, Kalager M, Karjalainen S, Kásler M, Kearns P, Kärre K, Lacombe D, de Lorenzo F, Meunier F, Nettekoven G, Oberst S, Nagy P, Philip T, Price R, Schüz J, Solary E, Strang P, Tabernero J, Voest E.

Mol Oncol. 2020 08. 14(8):1589-1615. PMID: 32749074


Prostate cancer: surgery vs. watchful waiting

For immediate release: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 Boston, MA -- More than 230,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year in the United States, but determining their course of treatment remains a source of considerable debate.…

Value of mammography questioned in large new study

A large new study suggests that mammograms may not save more women’s lives than physical breast exams alone, and in fact may lead to unnecessary treatment of small breast cancers that would likely pose no harm. The Canadian…

Men with prostate cancer more likely to die from other causes

Study Suggests Prostate Cancer Management Should Emphasize Healthy Lifestyle Changes Boston, MA – Men diagnosed with prostate cancer are less likely to die from the disease than from largely preventable conditions such as heart disease, according to a…