An NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center

Leslie Bernstein, Ph.D.

Professor, Division of Biomarkers of Early Detection and Prevention, Department of Population Sciences
Research Focus
  • Cancer Etiology
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Modifiable Risk Factors in Cancer
Email: [email protected]

Among the most accomplished researchers working in cancer epidemiology today, Bernstein was instrumental in identifying physical activity as a means to reduce the risk of breast cancer. She is involved in projects to explore the links between hormone exposures, physical activity, obesity and cancer. She is also examining how breast cancer impacts the lives of women after they are finished with treatment.

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Internationally renowned City of Hope researcher Leslie Bernstein honored with AACR-American Cancer Society Award for Research Excellence in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Breakthroughs - Walk for Hope

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