Ronnie Babigumira


Ronnie Babigumira is a PhD candidate associated with the offshore research group. His PhD project focuses on the relationship between occupational exposure to benzene and cancer risk. His interests include occupational risk factors for cancer, statistical methods of occupational epidemiology, data management and analysis.


Shala NK, Stenehjem JS, Babigumira R, Liu FC, Berge LAM, Silverman DT, Friesen MC, Rothman N, Lan Q, Hosgood HD, Samuelsen SO, Bråtveit M, Kirkeleit J, Andreassen BK, Veierød MB, Grimsrud TK. Exposure to benzene and other hydrocarbons and risk of bladder cancer among male offshore petroleum workers. Br J Cancer. 2023 Sep;129(5):838-851. doi: 10.1038/s41416-023-02357-0. Epub 2023 Jul 18. PMID: 37464024; PMCID: PMC10449774.

Berge LAM, Liu FC, Grimsrud TK, Babigumira R, Støer NC, Kjærheim K, Robsahm TE, Ghiasvand R, Hosgood HD, Samuelsen SO, Silverman DT, Friesen MC, Shala NK, Veierød MB, Stenehjem JS. Night shift work and risk of aggressive prostate cancer in the Norwegian Offshore Petroleum Workers (NOPW) cohort. Int J Epidemiol. 2023 Aug 2;52(4):1003-1014. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyac235. PMID: 36548214; PMCID: PMC10396420.

Liu FC, Veierød MB, Kjærheim K, Robsahm TE, Ghiasvand R, Hosgood HD, Samuelsen SO, Bråtveit M, Kirkeleit J, Rothman N, Lan Q, Silverman DT, Friesen MC, Babigumira R, Shala N, Grimsrud TK, Stenehjem JS. Night shift work, chemical coexposures and risk of female breast cancer in the Norwegian Offshore Petroleum Workers (NOPW) cohort: a prospectively recruited case-cohort study. BMJ Open. 2022 Jan 24;12(1):e056396. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-056396. PMID: 35074823; PMCID: PMC8788313.

Hektoen HH, Robsahm TE, Stenehjem JS, Axcrona K, Babigumira R, Mondul AM, Gislefoss RE, Andreassen BK. Vitamin D and Vitamin D-binding protein and risk of bladder cancer: A nested case-control study in the Norwegian Janus Serum Bank Cohort. Cancer Med. 2021 Jun;10(12):4107-4116. doi: 10.1002/cam4.3960. Epub 2021 Jun 3. PMID: 34080787; PMCID: PMC8209600.

Jakobsen J, Babigumira R, Danielsen M, Grimsrud TK, Olsen R, Rosting C, Veierød MB, Kjærheim K. Work Conditions and Practices in Norwegian Fire Departments From 1950 Until Today: A Survey on Factors Potentially Influencing Carcinogen Exposure. Saf Health Work. 2020 Dec;11(4):509-516. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2020 Jul 18. PMID: 33329918; PMCID: PMC7728708.