Leila Lujan Barroso

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Leila Lujan Barroso

Leila Luján-Barroso holds a bachelor’s degree in Statistics (Polytechnic University of Catalonia, 2003), a MSc in Statistics Science and Techniques (Polytechnic University of Catalonia, 2006), and a PhD in Medicine (University of Barcelona, 2020).

After finishing her MSc studies, from 2007 to 2008, She worked at Sant Joan de Déu Fundation, her main responsabilities were development of statistical analyses in the field of mental eatlth and environmental factors.

In 2008, She joined the Cancer Epidemiology Research Program (PREC) in the Catalan Institute of Oncology, being member of the team on the Unit of Nutrition And Cancer (UNAC). She mainly works on the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study assessing the relation between environmental factors and cancer. Being her work on reproductive history and exogenous hormones and the cancers of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and urothelial carcinoma part of her PhD research.

Between 2013 and 2016, she worked on the International Pancreatic Cancer case-control consortium (PanC4) to evaluate the relation between menstrual and reproductive factors, hormone use, and risk of pancreatic cancer and to evaluate epidemiological variables in relation to pancreatic cancer in never-smokers.

Since 2014, she is an Associate Professor at Universidad de Barcelona teaching a course on Introduction to Scientific Methodology for second-year nursing students and tutor of Bachelor’s.

Degree final Project for the last-year nursing students.. 2014; 92(3):181-93.

ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0001-6224-1764
Email: llujan@iconcologia.net


Zamora-Ros R, Lujan-Barroso L, Achaintre D, Franceschi S, Kyrø C, Overvad K, Tjønneland A, Truong T, Lecuyer L, Boutron-Ruault MC, Katzke V, Johnson TS, Schulze MB, Trichopoulou A, Peppa E, La Vechia C, Masala G, Pala V, Panico S, Tumino R, Ricceri F, Skeie G, Quirós JR, Rodriguez-Barranco M, Amiano P, Chirlaque MD, Ardanaz E, Almquist M, Hennings J, Vermeulen R, Wareham NJ, Tong TYN, Aune D, Byrnes G, Weiderpass E, Scalbert A, Rinaldi S, Agudo A. Blood polyphenol concentrations and differentiated thyroid carcinoma in women from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study.

Lujan-Barroso L, Botteri E, Caini S, Ljungberg B, Roswall N, Tjønneland A, Bueno-de-Mesquita B, Gram IT, Tumino R, Kiemeney LA, Liedberg F, Stocks T, Gunter MJ, Murphy N, Cervenka I, Fournier A, Kvaskoff M, Häggström C, Overvad K, Lund E, Waaseth M, Fortner RT, Kühn T, Menéndez V, Sánchez MJ, Santiuste C, Perez-Cornago A, Zamora-Ros R, Cross AJ, Trichopoulou A, Karakatsani A, Peppa E, Palli D, Krogh V, Sciannameo V, Mattiello A, Panico S, van Gils CH, Onland-Moret NC, Barricarte A, Amiano P, Khaw KT, Boeing H, Weiderpass E, Duell EJ. Mentrual Factors, Reproductive History, Hormone Use, and Urothelial Carcinoma Risk: A prospective study in the EPIC cohort.

Costas L, Lujan-Barroso L, Benavente Y, Allen NE, Amiano P, Ardanaz E, Besson C, Boeing H, Bueno-de-Mesquita B, Cervenka I, Fortner RET, Fournier A, Gunter M, Harlid S, Huerta JM, Jerkeman M, Jirström K, Kaaks R, Karakatsani A, Khaw KT, Kotanidou A, Lund E, Masala G, Mattiello A, Melin B, Menéndez V, Murphy N, Nieters A, Overvad K, Riboli E, Sacerdote C, Sánchez MJ, Schmidt JA, Sieri S, Tjønneland A, Trichopoulou A, Tumino R, Vermeulen R, Weiderpass E, de Sanjosé S, Agudo A, Casabonne D. Reproductive factors, exogenous hormone use and risk of B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma in a cohort of women from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition. Am J Epidemiol. 2018 Nov 27. DOI: 10.1093/aje/kwy259. [Epub ahead of print]

Lujan-Barroso L, Gibert K, Obón-Santacana M, Chirlaque MD, Sánchez MJ, Larrañaga N, Barricarte A, Quirós JR, Salamanca-Fernández E, Colorado-Yohar S, Gómez-Pozo B, Agudo A, Duell EJ. The influence of lifestyle, diet, and reproductive history on age at natural menopause in Spain: Analysis from the EPIC-Spain sub-cohort. Am J Hum Biol. 2018 Sep 24:e23181. DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.23181. [Epub ahead of print]

Agudo A, Peluso M, Munnia A, Luján-Barroso L, Barricarte A, Amiano P, Navarro C, Sánchez MJ, Quirós JR, Ardanaz E, Larrañaga N, Tormo MJ, Chirlaque MD, Rodríguez-Barranco M, Sánchez-Cantalejo E, Cellai F, Bonet C, Sala N, González CA. Aromatic DNA adducts and breast càncer risk: a case-cohort study within the EPIC-Spain.

Lujan-Barroso L, Zhang W, Olson SH, Gao YT, Yu H, Baghurst PA, Bracci PM, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Foretová L, Gallinger S, Holcatova I, Janout V, Ji BT, Kurtz RC, La Vecchia C, Lagiou P, Li D, Miller AB, Serraino D, Zatonski W, Risch HA, Duell EJ. Menstrual and Reproductive Factors, Hormone Use, and Risk of Pancreatic Cancer: Analysis From the International Pancreatic Cancer Case-Control Consortium (PanC4). Pancreas. 2016 Nov;45(10):1401-1410. DOI: 10.1097/MPA.0000000000000635.

Lujan-Barroso L, González CA, Slimani N, Obón-Santacana M, Ferrari P, Freisling H, Overvad K, Clavel-Chapelon F, Boutron-Ruault MC, Racine A, Katzke V, Kühn T, Tjønneland A, Olsen A, Quirós JR, Sánchez-Cantalejo E, Amiano P, Navarro C, Barricarte A, Khaw KT, Wareham N, Travis RC, Trichopoulou A, Bamia C, Benetou V, Saieva C, Grioni S, Tumino R, Vineis P, Mattiello A, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Siersema PD, Numans ME, Peeters PH, Ericson U, Wirfält E, Sund M, Johansson M, Weiderpass E, Skeie G, Riboli E, Boeing H, Duell EJ. Dietary intake of acrylamide and esophageal cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition cohort. Cancer Causes Control. 2014 May;25(5):639-46. DOI: 10.1007/s10552-014-0359-5. Epub 2014 Feb 16.