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Doris Chan

Doris Chan

Research Associate, PhD Student, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK

Ms. Doris Chan is a research associate at Imperial College London. She works in the Continuous Update Project (CUP) funded by World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) International. Her role is to conduct systematic literature review and meta-analysis on food, nutrition, and physical activity and cancer. She has participated in producing the reports on breast, colorectal, and prostate cancers, and the report on breast cancer survival that is due to release by WCRF in a near future.

Prior to this, she worked at the Ontario Familial Colon Cancer Registry in Toronto, Canada and the Nutrition unit, University of Leeds, UK. It was through her work with Prof. Janet Cade and Dr. Victoria Burley at the University of Leeds that she confirmed her research interests in nutritional epidemiology. 

She received her BSc in Nutrition from the University of Nottingham and MSc in Epidemiology from Imperial College London. Currently, she is studying her PhD on the topic of energy balance-related factors and breast cancer incidence and survival, under the supervisions of Dr. Teresa Norat, the principal investigator of the CUP, and Dr. Josip Car, Director of Public Health and Primary Care at Imperial College London.

Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:

  1. Meta-Analysis of BMI and Survival in Breast Cancer Patients