Breast Cancer – Laura Bowers, PhD – University of North Carolina

The ultimate goal of my research is to identify interventions that will reduce obesity’s impact on breast cancer outcomes. Our data suggested that daily aspirin or Omega 3 Fatty Acid supplements could breast cancer prognosis in obese women.

Dr. Laura Bowers is a Cancer Control Education Program postdoctoral fellow with the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Department of Nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research focuses on improving our understanding of the role that chronic inflammation plays in the link between obesity and cancer, with the ultimate goal of identifying interventions that reduce the impact of obesity on cancer risk and outcomes.  Learn more about Dr. Laura Bowers here.