Reza Ghiasvand

Academic Interests

  • Cancer epidemiology
  • Biostatistics
  • Skin cancer risk factors
  • Breast cancer research
  • Causal inference

Higher education and employment history

  • 2010-2013 Researcher at the Cancer Research Center, Cancer Institute of Iran
  • 2007-2010 Master of Science in epidemiology; Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
  • 2001-2005 Bachelor of Science in Public Health; Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran            

Honoraria

  • NIHES/ESP (Netherlands Institute of Health Sciences) fellowship for participation in the Erasmus Summer Program (ESP) in the Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 2012.
  • Technology Transfer Fellowship by Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) to study at Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, 2011.
  • AACR International Scholar in Training award by Avon Foundation to attend at the 33rd Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, Texas, USA 2010.
  • Best Presentation Award, 3rd Tehran International Breast Cancer Congress, Tehran, Iran 2010.
  • Nominee, Outstanding Epidemiology Student of the Year, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran, 2009.
  • Distinguished student of the Graduate School in Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran, 2008. 
     

Collaborations

  • Professor E. Lund, Norwegian Women and Cancer Study (NOWAC); University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
  • Professor E. Weiderpass, Women’s Lifestyle and Health (WLH); Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Dr. K. Zendehdel, Cancer Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran Iran
Tags: Epidemiology, Skin cancer, Biostatistics, Breast cancer, Cancer

Publications

Ghiasvand R, Bahmanyar S, Zendehdel K, Tahmasebi S, Talei A, Adami H-O, Cnattingius S (2012). Postmenopausal breast cancer in Iran; risk factors and their population attributable fractions. BMC Cancer. ISSN: 1471-2407. 12(1):414. doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-414.

Collaborative Group on Hormonal Factors in Breast Cancer Menarche, menopause, and breast cancer risk: individual participant meta-analysis, including 118964 women with breast cancer from 117 epidemiological studies (2012). The Lancet Oncology. ISSN 1470-2045. 13 (11) 1141 – 115.doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(12)70425-4.

Zareifar S, Almasi-Hashiani A, Karimi M, Tabatabaee SH, Ghiasvand R: Five-year survival rate of pediatric leukemia and its determinants (2012). Koomesh. ISSN 1608-7046. 14(1):13-19.

Ghiasvand R, Setoudeh Maram E, Tahmasebi S, Tababtabaee HR. Risk factors for breast cancer among young women in Southern Iran (2011). Int J Cancer. ISSN: 1097-0215. 129(6):1443-9. doi: 10.1002/ijc.25748.

Ghiasvand NM, Aledavood A, Ghiasvand R, Seyedan Borojeni F, Seyed S, Miner W, Saeb Taheri GR (2009). Prevalence of Classical Phenylketonuria in Mentally Retarded Individuals in Iran. Journal of Inherited Metabolic Diseases. ISSN: 0141-8955 32(Suppl 1):S283–S287. doi: 10.1007/s10545-009-1222-9.

  • Dianatinasab, Mostafa; Rezaian, Marjan; HaghighatNezad, Elmira; Bagheri-Hosseinabadi, Zahra; Amanat, Sasan; Rezaeian, Shahab; Masoudi, Alireza & Ghiasvand, Reza (2020). Dietary patterns and risk of invasive ductal and lobular breast carcinomas: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical Breast Cancer.  ISSN 1526-8209.  s 1- 13 . doi: 10.1016/j.clbc.2020.03.007
  • Page, Christian; Djordjilovic, Vera; Nøst, Therese Haugdahl; Ghiasvand, Reza; Sandanger, Torkjel M; Frigessi Di Rattalma, Arnoldo; Thoresen, Magne & Veierød, Marit Bragelien (2020). Lifetime ultraviolet radiation exposure and DNA methylation in blood leukocytes: The Norwegian Women and Cancer Study. Scientific Reports.  ISSN 2045-2322.  10:4521, s 1- 8 . doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-61430-3 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Mahmood, Faiza; Hetland, Geir; Nentwich, Ivo; Mirlashari, Mohammad Reza; Ghiasvand, Reza & Nissen-Meyer, Lise Sofie Haug (2019). Agaricus blazei-Based Mushroom Extract Supplementation to Birch Allergic Blood Donors: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Nutrients.  ISSN 2072-6643.  11(10), s 1- 15 . doi: 10.3390/nu11102339 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Moradzadeh, Rahmatollah; Mansournia, Mohammad Ali; Ghiasvand, Reza; Baghfalaki, Taban; Nadrian, Haidar & Holakouie-Naieni, Kourosh (2019). Impact of age at menarche on breast cancer: The assessment of recall bias. Archives of Iranian Medicine (AIM).  ISSN 1029-2977.  22(2), s 65- 70 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Ahmadi Gharaei, Hassan; Dianatinasab, Mostafa; Kouhestani, Seyyed Mostafa; Fararouei, Mohammad; Moameri, Hossein; Pakzad, Reza & Ghiasvand, Reza (2019). Meta-analysis of the prevalence of depression among breast cancer survivors in Iran: an urgent need for community supportive care programs. Epidemiology and Health (epiH).  ISSN 2092-7193.  41:e2019030, s 1- 11 . doi: 10.4178/epih.e2019030 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Cervenka, Iris; Al Rahmoun, Marie; Mahamat-Saleh, Yahya; Fournier, Agnès; Boutron-Ruault, Marie-Christine; Severi, Gianluca; Caini, Saverio; Palli, Domenico; Ghiasvand, Reza; Veierød, Marit Bragelien; Botteri, Edoardo; Tjønneland, Anne; Olsen, Anja; Fortner, Renée T.; Kaaks, Rudolf; Schulze, Matthias B.; Panico, Salvatore; Trichopoulou, Antonia; Dessinioti, Clio; Niforou, Katerina; Sieri, Sabina; Tumino, Rosario; Sacerdote, Carlotta; Bueno-de-Mesquita, Hendrik Bastiaan; Sandanger, Torkjel M; Colorado-Yohar, Sandra; Sánchez, María-José; Gil Majuelo, Leire; Lujan-Barroso, Leila; Ardanaz, Eva; Merino, Susana; Isaksson, Karolin; Butt, Salma; Ljuslinder, Ingrid; Jansson, Malin; Travis, Ruth C.; Khaw, Kay-Tee; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Dossus, Laure; Rinaldi, Sabina & Kvaskoff, Marina (2019). Exogenous hormone use and cutaneous melanoma risk in women: The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition. International Journal of Cancer.  ISSN 0020-7136.  s 1- 14 . doi: 10.1002/ijc.32674 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Dianatinasab, Mostafa; Fararouei, Mohammad; Daneshi, Nima; Rezaian, Shahab; Mohammadianpanah, Mohammad; Chaman, Reza & Ghiasvand, Reza (2019). Heterogeneity in risk factors for ductal and lobular breast carcinomas: A case–control study. International Journal of Cancer.  ISSN 0020-7136.  s 1- 10 . doi: 10.1002/ijc.32182 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Ebrahimi, Elmira; Sellars, Erin; Shirkoohi, Reza; Harirchi, Iraj; Ghiasvand, Reza; Mohebbi, Elham; Zendehdel, Kazem & Akbari, Mohammad R (2019). The NCCN criterion "young age at onset" alone is not an indicator of hereditary breast cancer in Iranian population. Cancer Prevention Research.  ISSN 1940-6207.  12(11), s 763- 770 . doi: 10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-19-0056 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Ghiasvand, Reza; Robsahm, Trude Eid; Green, Adele; Rueegg, Corina Silvia; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Lund, Eiliv & Veierød, Marit Bragelien (2019). Association of phenotypic characteristics and UV radiation exposure with risk of melanoma on different body sites. JAMA dermatology.  ISSN 2168-6068.  155(1), s 39- 49 . doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.3964 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Lergenmuller, Simon; Ghiasvand, Reza; Robsahm, Trude Eid; Green, Adele C.; Lund, Eiliv; Rueegg, Corina Silvia & Veierød, Marit Bragelien (2019). Association of lifetime indoor tanning and subsequent risk of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. JAMA dermatology.  ISSN 2168-6068.  s 1- 8 . doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2019.2681 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Marzban, Maryam; Hadji, Maryam; Gholipour, Mahin; Rashidian, Hamideh; Rezaianzadeh, Abbas; Hasanzadeh, Jafar; Haghdoost, Ali Akbar; Rahimi-Movaghar, Afarin; Ghiasvand, Reza; Moradi, Abdolvahab; Khavari-Daneshvar, Hossein; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Kamangar, Farin & Zendehdel, Kazem (2019). Association of socioeconomic status with consumption of cigarettes, illicit drugs, and alcohol. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse.  ISSN 1533-2640.  18(2), s 309- 318 . doi: 10.1080/15332640.2017.1356256 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Rueegg, Corina Silvia; Stenehjem, Jo S.; Egger, Matthias; Ghiasvand, Reza; Cho, Eunyoung; Lund, Eiliv; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Green, Adele & Veierød, Marit Bragelien (2019). Challenges in assessing the sunscreen-melanoma association. International Journal of Cancer.  ISSN 0020-7136.  144, s 2651- 2668 . doi: 10.1002/ijc.31997 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Støer, Nathalie Charlotte; Botteri, Edoardo; Ghiasvand, Reza; Busund, Marit Katinka; Vangen, Siri; Lund, Eiliv; Veierød, Marit Bragelien & Weiderpass, Elisabete (2019). Reproductive factors and risk of melanoma: a population-based cohort study. British Journal of Dermatology.  ISSN 0007-0963.  181, s 282- 289 . doi: 10.1111/bjd.17771 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Von Schuckmann, Lena A.; Hughes, Maria Celia B.; Ghiasvand, Reza; Malt, Maryrose; Van Der Pols, Jolieke C.; Beesley, Vanessa L.; Khosrotehrani, Kiarash; Smithers, B. Mark & Green, Adele C. (2019). Risk of melanoma recurrence after diagnosis of a high-risk primary tumor. JAMA dermatology.  ISSN 2168-6068. . doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2019.0440
  • Bradbury, Kathryn E; Appleby, Paul N; Tipper, Sarah; Travis, Ruth C; Allen, Naomi E; Kvaskoff, Marina; Overvad, Kim; Tjønneland, Anne; Halkjaer, Jytte; Cervenka, Iris; Mahamat-Saleh, Yahya; Bonnet, Fabrice; Kaaks, Rudolf; Fortner, Renée T; Boeing, Heiner; Trichopoulou, Antonia; La Vecchia, Carlo; Stratigos, Alexander J.; Palli, Domenico; Grioni, Sara; Matullo, Giuseppe; Panico, Salvatore; Tumino, Rosario; Peeters, Petra H; Bueno-de-Mesquita, H Bas; Ghiasvand, Reza; Veierød, Marit Bragelien; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Bonet, Catalina; Molina, Elena; Huerta, Jose M.; Larrañaga, Nerea; Barricarte, Aurelio; Merino, Susana; Isaksson, Karolin; Stocks, Tanja; Ljuslinder, Ingrid; Hemmingsson, Oskar; Wareham, Nick; Khaw, Kay-Tee; Gunter, Marc J; Rinaldi, Sabina; Tsilidis, Konstantinos K; Aune, Dagfinn; Riboli, Elio & Key, Timothy J (2018). Circulating insulin-like growth factor I in relation to melanoma risk in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition. International Journal of Cancer.  ISSN 0020-7136.  144(5), s 957- 966 . doi: 10.1002/ijc.31854 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Jalilpiran, Yahya; Dianatinasab, Mostafa; Zeighami, Shahryar; Bahmanpour, Salmeh; Ghiasvand, Reza; Mohajeri, Seyed Amir Reza & Faghih, Shiva (2018). Western dietary pattern, but not mediterranean dietary pattern, increases the risk of prostate cancer. Nutrition and Cancer.  ISSN 0163-5581.  s 1- 10 . doi: 10.1080/01635581.2018.1490779
  • Kharman-Biz, Amirhossein; Gao, Hui; Ghiasvand, Reza; Haldosen, Lars-Arne & Zendehdel, Kazem (2018). Expression of the three components of linear ubiquitin assembly complex in breast cancer. PLOS ONE.  ISSN 1932-6203.  13(5) . doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0197183 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Stenehjem, Jo Steinson; Veierød, Marit Bragelien; Nilsen, Lill Tove N; Ghiasvand, Reza; Johnsen, Bjørn; Grimsrud, Tom Kristian; Babigumira, Ronnie; Rees, Judith R. & Robsahm, Trude Eid (2018). Anthropometric factors and cutaneous melanoma: Prospective data from the population-based Janus Cohort. International Journal of Cancer.  ISSN 0020-7136.  142(4), s 681- 690 . doi: 10.1002/ijc.31086 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Stenehjem, Jo Steinson; Veierød, Marit Bragelien; Nilsen, Lill Tove Norvang; Ghiasvand, Reza; Johnsen, Bjørn J; Grimsrud, Tom Kristian; Babigumira, Ronnie; Støer, Nathalie Charlotte; Rees, Judy R. & Robsahm, Trude Eid (2018). Anthropometric factors and Breslow thickness: prospective data on 2570 cases of cutaneous melanoma in the population-based Janus Cohort. British Journal of Dermatology.  ISSN 0007-0963.  179(3), s 632- 641 . doi: 10.1111/bjd.16825 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Caini, Saverio; Masala, Giovanna; Saieva, Calogero; Kvaskoff, Marina; Savoye, Isabelle; Sacerdote, Carlotta; Hemmingsson, Oskar; Hammer Bech, Bodil; Overvad, Kim; Tjønneland, Anne; Petersen, Kristina E.N.; Mancini, Francesca Romana; Boutron-Ruault, Marie-Christine; Cervenka, Iris; Kaaks, Rudolf; Kühn, Tilman; Boeing, Heiner; Floegel, Anna; Trichopoulou, Antonia; Valanou, Elisavet; Kritikou, Maria; Tagliabue, Giovanna; Panico, Salvatore; Tumino, Rosario; Bueno-De-Mesquita, Hendrik Bastiaan; Peeters, Petra H.; Veierød, Marit Bragelien; Ghiasvand, Reza; Lukic, Marko; Quirós, José Ramón; Chirlaque, Maria-Dolores; Ardanaz, Eva; Salamanca Fernández, Elena; Larrañaga, Nerea; Zamora-Ros, Raul; Maria Nilsson, Lena; Ljuslinder, Ingrid; Jirström, Karin; Sonestedt, Emily; Key, Timothy J.; Wareham, Nick; Khaw, Kay-Tee; Gunter, Marc; Huybrechts, Inge; Murphy, Neil; Tsilidis, Konstantinos K.; Weiderpass, Elisabete & Palli, Domenico (2017). Coffee, tea and melanoma risk: findings from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition. International Journal of Cancer.  ISSN 0020-7136.  140(10), s 2246- 2255 . doi: 10.1002/ijc.30659 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Ghiasvand, Reza; Rueegg, Corina Silvia; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Green, Adele C; Lund, Eiliv & Veierød, Marit Bragelien (2017). Indoor Tanning and Melanoma Risk: Long-Term Evidence from a Prospective Population-Based Cohort Study. American Journal of Epidemiology.  ISSN 0002-9262.  185(3), s 147- 156 . doi: 10.1093/aje/kww148
  • Rashidian, Hamideh; Hadji, Maryam; Marzban, Maryam; Gholipour, Mahin; Rahimi-Movaghar, Afarin; Kamangar, Farin; Malekzadeh, Reza; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Rezaianzadeh, Abbas; Moradi, Abdolvahab; Babhadi-Ashar, Nima; Ghiasvand, Reza; Khavari-Daneshvar, Hossein; Haghdoost, Ali Akbar & Zendehdel, Kazem (2017). Sensitivity of self-reported opioid use in case-control studies: Healthy individuals versus hospitalized patients. PLOS ONE.  ISSN 1932-6203.  12(8:e0183017), s 1- 10 . doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0183017 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Soltanzadeh, Ahmad; Mohammadfam, Iraj; Moghimbeygi, Abbas & Ghiasvand, Reza (2017). Exploring Causal Factors on the Severity Rate of Occupational Accidents in Construction Worksites. International Journal of Civil Engineering.  ISSN 1735-0522.  15(7), s 959- 965 . doi: 10.1007/s40999-017-0184-9
  • Ghiasvand, Reza; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Green, Adele C; Lund, Eiliv & Veierød, Marit Bragelien (2016). Sunscreen use and subsequent melanoma risk: A population-based cohort study. Journal of Clinical Oncology.  ISSN 0732-183X.  34(33), s 3976- 3983 . doi: 10.1200/JCO.2016.67.5934 Show summary
  • Majidi, Azam; Ghiasvand, Reza; Hadji, Maryam; Nahvijou, Azin; Mousavi, Azam-Sadat; Pakgohar, Minoo; Khodakarami, Nahid; Abedini, Mehrandokht; Hashemi, Farnaz Amouzegar; Farzami, Marjan Rahnamaye; Shahsiah, Reza; Sajedinejhad, Sima; Mohagheghi, Mohammad Ali; Nadali, Fatemeh; Rashidian, Arash; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Mogensen, Ole & Zendehdel, Kazem (2016). Priority setting for improvement of cervical cancer prevention in Iran. International Journal of Health Policy and Management.  ISSN 2322-5939.  5(4), s 225- 232 . doi: 10.15171/ijhpm.2015.201 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Moradzadeh, Rahmatollah; Mansournia, Mohammad Ali; Baghfalaki, Taban; Ghiasvand, Reza; Noori-Daloii, Mohammad Reza & Holakouie-Naieni, Kourosh (2016). Misclassification adjustment of family history of breast cancer in a case-control study: A Bayesian approach. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention.  ISSN 1513-7368.  16(18), s 8221- 8226 . doi: 10.7314/APJCP.2015.16.18.8221
  • Soltanzadeh, Ahmad; Mohammadfam, Iraj; Moghimbeigi, Abbas; Akbarzadeh, Mahdi & Ghiasvand, Reza (2016). Key factors contributing to accident severity rate in construction industry in Iran: A regression modelling approach. Arhiv za higijenu rada i toksikologiju.  ISSN 0004-1254.  67(1), s 47- 53 . doi: 10.1515/aiht-2016-67-2687
  • Ghiasvand, Reza; Lund, Eiliv; Edvardsen, Kåre; Weiderpass, Elisabete & Veierød, Marit Bragelien (2015). Prevalence and trends of sunscreen use and sunburn among Norwegian women. British Journal of Dermatology.  ISSN 0007-0963.  172(2), s 475- 483 . doi: 10.1111/bjd.13434
  • Ghiasvand, Reza; Adami, Hans Olov; Harirchi, I; Akrami, R & Zendehdel, Kazem (2014). Higher incidence of premenopausal breast cancer in less developed countries; myth or truth?. BMC Cancer.  ISSN 1471-2407.  14(1) . doi: 10.1186/1471-2407-14-343
  • Kharman-Biz, Amirhossein; Gao, Hui; Ghiasvand, Reza; Zhao, Chunyan; Zendehdel, Kazem & Dahlman-Wright, Karin (2013). Expression of activator protein-1 (AP-1) family members in breast cancer. BMC Cancer.  ISSN 1471-2407.  13:441 . doi: 10.1186/1471-2407-13-441

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  • Ghiasvand, Reza; Rueegg, Corina Silvia; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Green, Adele C.; Lund, Eiliv & Veierød, Marit Bragelien (2017). The authors reply. American Journal of Epidemiology.  ISSN 0002-9262.  186(6), s 749- 749 . doi: 10.1093/aje/kwx284
  • Ghiasvand, Reza; Rueegg, Corina Silvia; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Green, Adele C; Lund, Eiliv & Veierød, Marit Bragelien (2017). Ghiasvand et al. Respond to "Indoor Tanning-A Melanoma Accelerator?". American Journal of Epidemiology.  ISSN 0002-9262.  185(3), s 160- 161 Full text in Research Archive.

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