Researcher Directory

Elisa V. Bandera, MD, PhD

Academic Appointment

Professor and Chief
Department of Medicine
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey


Research Interests

  • Racial/ethnic disparities in breast and ovarian cancer risk, treatment, and survival
  • Role of obesity and related factors in cancer prevention and control
  • Food estrogens (phytoestrogens, mycoestrogens) and female hormonal cancers and reproductive outcomes
  • Early determinants of cancer risk, in particular factors affecting pubertal development and breast cancer
  • Development of evidence-based dietary guidelines for cancer prevention and survival

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