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Susan Hankinson, ScD

Research Focus - Etiology and Prevention of Breast Cancer

  • Evaluating novel biomarkers in breast cancer epidemiological research
  • Investigating the role of endogenous hormones, lifestyle and genetic factors in the etiology and prevention of breast cancer
  • Developing and validating improved breast cancer risk prediction models 

Representative Publication

Zhang X, Rice M, Tworoger SS, et al. Addition of a polygenic risk score, mammographic density, and endogenous hormones to existing breast cancer risk prediction models: A nested case-control study. PLoS Med. 2018 Sep 4;15(9):e1002644.

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