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Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Research Group

About the Research Group

Mission

  • To design, develop, implement and monitor research efforts for breast and gynecologic cancers in the areas of chemoprevention and nutrition. Other prevention strategies include pharmacologic, biologic and genetic interventions. Research in vaccines or immunologic interventions, cancer screening and early detection is also a priority.
  • To design, develop and implement research through clinical trials screening, testing and validating new technologies that identify and modify premalignant lesions.
  • To monitor clinical trials in order to develop agents using measures of efficacy that include modulation of surrogate endpoint biomarkers or cancer incidence reduction.
  • To interact and communicate with extramural and intramural investigators in other NCI divisions and organizations of the National Cancer Program.

Research Group Staff

See contact information, room numbers, and more on the Staff Directory in the About DCP section.

Mark Sherman, MD
Chief
E-mail: shermanm@exchange.nih.govPhone: (240) 276-7051

See full bio in the About DCP section.

Kathleen Foster, RN, BA

E-mail: fosterk@mail.nih.gov

Phone: (240) 276-7049

Brandy Heckman-Stoddard, PhD, MPH

E-mail: heckmanbm@mail.nih.gov

Phone: (240) 276-7048


Research Group Contact Information

Phone: (240) 276-7051
Fax: (240) 276-7828

US Mail Address
Breast and Gynecologic Cancer
Research Group, DCP, NCI
9609 Medical Center Drive
MSC 9783
Bethesda, MD 20892-9783
    Commercial Delivery Address
Breast and Gynecologic Cancer
Research Group, DCP, NCI
9609 Medical Center Drive
Rockville, MD 20850



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