Cancer Prevention Program

COMIDAS Study – Project 2 in Understanding and Preventing Breast Cancer Disparities in Latinas

PI: Dr. Marian Neuhouser

(part of NCI’s Centers for Population Health and Health Disparities)
The projects within the research focus on understanding and preventing precursors of breast cancer, and reducing cancer morbidity and mortality among Latinas.  Project 2, The COMIDAS study, will compare the metabolic response between traditional Mexican diets vs. Western diets among Mexican immigrants.

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