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Shama Sheikh


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Research interests

Shama’s work at the Cancer Prevention Group looks at:

  • Referral patterns of PSA testing for prostate cancer
  • The feasibility of a case-control study for prostate cancer screening study.
  • Analysis of the Age40 dataset.

She previously worked for Thames Cancer Registry as an Information Analyst/Researcher. When the Thames Cancer Registry was incorporated into Public Health England, Shama joined the London Knowledge and Intelligence Team.

Her role was to manage projects on the national lung cancer and mesothelioma work programme, collaborate with clinical colleagues and analyse population-based datasets using various statistical methods and models.

Prior to joining Thames Cancer Registry, she completed an MSc in Medical Statistics at The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities


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