Nutrition and Physical Activity Assessment Public Health Sciences This project focuses on the use of biomarkers to evaluate and compare measurement properties of prominent nutritional and physical activity assessment methods, and on the use of biomarker-calibrated nutrient consumption and activity-related energy expenditure estimates in disease association studies in the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) cohorts of postmenopausal women.
Protein Biomarkers of Cancer Risk in Older Persons Public Health Sciences Study evaluates if baseline plasma proteomic patterns can be used to distinguish between subjects who will and will not develop breast, colorectal, lung, and prostate cancers. In addition, it evaluates if the addition of known risk factors for these cancers.
Risk Factors for Second Primary Breast Cancer Among DCIS Survivors Public Health Sciences The study of epidemiological factors, clinical and pathological characteristics, and tumor marker expression influence the risk of second primary invasive contralateral breast cancer among survivors of a first primary invasive breast cancer.
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