Epidemiology Division
Cancer and Radiation Epidemiology Unit
Unit Director
Unit Staff
Research Projects
Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit
The Women and Children's Health Research Unit
Psychosocial Aspects of Health
Prof. Siegal Sadetzki
Director of the Cancer Unit



Head of the Cancer & Radiation Epidemiology Unit, Gertner Institute.

Head of the Clinical Epidemiology Department, Chaim Sheba Medical Center.

Principal National Investigator for TC Research, the National Institute for Tinea Capitis Research in memory of Prof. Baruch Modan.

Head of TNUDA - the Israeli National Information Center for Non-Ionizing Radiation.




Associate Professor, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine, Tel Aviv University.

Subjects taught: Epidemiology, epidemiology of cancer.

Courses taught:

  Epidemiology of Cancer

  Central issues in Epidemiology and Public Health 

  Clerkship - performed by students in their sixth year of study



Education and Degrees

1989 The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, S.Sc., MD

1994 Braun School of Public Health & Community Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, MPH

1995 Specialization in public health (epidemiology), Chaim Sheba Medical Center

Selected Publicaions


Sadetzki S, Chetrit A, Lubina A, Stovall M, Novikov I. Risk of Thyroid Cancer Following Childhood Exposure to Ionizing Radiation for Tinea Capitis. J Clin Endocrin Metab 2006; 91: 4798-4804.


Flint-Richter P, Sadetzki S. Genetic predisposition for the development of radiation associated meningioma: an epidemiological study. Lancet Oncol 2007; 8: 403-410.


Hosking FJ, Feldman D, Bruchim R, Olver B, Lloyd A, Vijayakrishnan J, Flint-Richter P, Broderick P, Houlston RS, Sadetzki S. Search for inherited susceptibility to radiation associated meningioma by genomewide SNP linkage-disequilibrium mapping. Br J Cancer 2011; 104: 1049-1054.


Sadetzki S, Chetrit A, Mandelzweig L, Nahon D, Freedman L, Susser E, Gross R. Childhood exposure to ionizing radiation to the head and risk of schizophrenia. Radiat Res 2011; 176: 670-677.


Sadetzki S, Bruchim R, Oberman B, Armstrong GN, Lau CC, Claus EB, Barnholtz-Sloan JS, Il'yasova D, Schildkraut J, Johansen C, Houlston RS, Shete S, Amos CI, Bernstein JL, Olson SH, Jenkins RB, Lachance D, Vick NA, Merrell R, Wrensch M, Davis FG, McCarthy BJ, Lai R, Melin BS, Bondy ML; Gliogene Consortium. Description of selected characteristics of familial glioma patients - Results from the Gliogene Consortium. Eur J Cancer 2013; 49: 1335-1345.


Sadetzki S, Chetrit A, Turner MC, van Tongeren M, Benke G, Figuerola J, Fleming S, Hours M, Kincl L, Krewski D, McLean D, Parent ME, Richardson L, Schlehofer B, Schlaefer K, Blettner M, Schüz J, Siemiatycki J, Cardis E. Occupational exposure to metals and risk for meningioma - a multinational case-control study. J Neurooncol 2016; 130: 505-515.


Sadetzki S, Chetrit A, Freedman LS, Hakak N, Barchana M, Catane R, Shani M. Cancer Risk among Holocaust Survivors in Israel - A Nationwide Study (Cancer; in press).