Hans-Olov Adami

Hans-Olov Adami

Professor Emeritus/Emerita

About me

Present positions

  • Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology, former Chair, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health
  • Professor Emeritus of Cancer Epidemiology and former Chair, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet.
  • Member of the Board European Academy of Cancer Sciences
  • Member of the Board, the International Network for the Demographic Evaluation of Populations and Their Health (INDEPTH)

Research description


Selected publications

Radical prostatectomy versus watchful waiting in early prostate cancer. Bill-Axelson A, Holmberg L, Ruutu M, Häggman M, Andersson SO, Bratell S, et al N. Engl. J. Med. 2005 May;352(19):1977-84

Natural history of early, localized prostate cancer. Johansson JE, Andrén O, Andersson SO, Dickman PW, Holmberg L, Magnuson A, et al JAMA 2004 Jun;291(22):2713-9

Long-term colorectal-cancer mortality after adenoma removal. Løberg M, Kalager M, Holme Ø, Hoff G, Adami HO, Bretthauer M N. Engl. J. Med. 2014 Aug;371(9):799-807

Enigmas, priorities and opportunities in cancer epidemiology. Adami HO, Nyrén O Eur. J. Epidemiol. 2016 12;31(12):1161-1171


MD 1969, PhD 1978, docent (Assistant Professor) 1979, professor 1990.