Dr. Christopher Li

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Dr. Christopher Li

Dr. Christopher Li is a member of Fred Hutch's Public Health Sciences Division. He is an epidemiologist and breast cancer researcher. Li specializes in identifying risk factors for breast cancer where he has helped identify important connections between breast cancer and factors such as medications, alcohol and obesity.

Resources for more information

  • Overview of Christopher Li's Research
    As an epidemiologist, Li focuses on prevent illnesses by understanding the factors—such as diet, lifestyle and the environment — that influence disease within given populations.
  • Christopher Li - Featured Researcher Profile
  • Li Lab
    Dr. Li's research interests lie principally in the field of breast cancer and understanding factors related to its etiology and outcomes using a multidisciplinary approach.  Currently, he is working on projects aimed at identifying novel biomarkers that could be used for the early detection of breast cancer, evaluating risk factors for different types of breast cancer, identifying predictors of poor outcomes among breast cancer survivors, and assessing disparities in cancer stage, treatment and survival by race/ethnicity.
  • Public Health Sciences Division
    Using large populations as our laboratory, our researchers look for links between cancer and its possible triggers, from diet and lifestyle to environmental and genetic factors.


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