Edoardo Botteri

Edoardo Botteri is a biostatistician and an epidemiologist. His main interests are colorectal and breast cancer screening, risk factors and survival.

As a pharmacoepidemiologist, he is interested in studying the associations of non-cancer medications with the risk of cancer as well as with the prognosis after cancer diagnosis


Master degree in biostatistics and experimental statistics and Ph.D. in biomedical statistics.


Norwegian bowel cancer screening programme.

Coloscopy or test for blood in the screening of bowel cancer: A comparative study of the Norwegian bowel screening programme.

Association of aspirin, metformin and beta-blockers with colorectal and breast cancer incidence and survival

Selected publications

Botteri E, Støer NC, Sakshaug S, Graff-Iversen S, Vangen S, Hofvind S, Ursin G, Weiderpass E.
Menopausal hormone therapy and risk of melanoma: Do estrogens and progestins have a different role?
Int J Cancer. 2017 Nov 1;141(9):1763-1770

Knudsen MD, Berstad P, Hjartåker A, Gulichsen EH, Hoff G, de Lange T, Bernklev T, Botteri E.
Lifestyle predictors for non-participation and outcome in the second round of faecal immunochemical test in colorectal cancer screening.
Br J Cancer. 2017 Aug 8;117(4):461-469.

Botteri E, Ferrari P, Roswall N, Tjønneland A, Hjartåker A, Huerta JM, Fortner RT, Trichopoulou A, Karakatsani A, La Vecchia C, Pala V, Perez-Cornago A, Sonestedt E, Liedberg F, Overvad K, Sánchez MJ, Gram IT, Stepien M, Trijsburg L, Börje L, Johansson M, Kühn T, Panico S, Tumino R, Bueno-de-Mesquita HBA, Weiderpass E.
Alcohol consumption and risk of urothelial cell bladder cancer in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition cohort.
Int J Cancer. 2017 Nov 15;141(10):1963-1970.

Botteri E, Munzone E, Rotmensz N, Cipolla C, De Giorgi V, Santillo B, Zanelotti A, Adamoli L, Colleoni M, Viale G, Goldhirsch A, Gandini S.
Therapeutic effect of β-blockers in triple-negative breast cancer postmenopausal women.
Breast cancer research and treatment. 2013;140(3):567-75.

Botteri E, Iodice S, Bagnardi V, Raimondi S, Lowenfels AB, Maisonneuve P. Smoking and colorectal cancer: A meta-analysis.
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 2008;300(23):2765-78.