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Sanford M. Dawsey, M.D.

Senior Investigator

Sanford M. Dawsey, M.D.

Sanford M. Dawsey, M.D.

Organization:National Cancer Institute
Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics, Nutritional Epidemiology Branch
Address:NCI Shady Grove
Room 6E302
Phone:240-276-7194
E-mail:dawseys@mail.nih.gov

Biography

Dr. Dawsey received his M.D. degree from Stanford Medical School in 1976, completed his residency in pathology at the University of Colorado in 1981, and completed a fellowship in cytology at the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1987. He served as a staff pathologist at the McCormick Hospital in Chiang Mai, Thailand from 1982 to 1984 and at Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver, Colorado from 1984 to 1986. He joined NCI in 1987 and received tenure in 1995. He joined the Nutritional Epidemiology Branch of DCEG in 2005.

Research Interests

  • Prevention and control of esophageal and gastric cancers
  • Etiologic studies of esophageal and gastric cancers, especially in high-risk populations
  • Developing clinically useful techniques for the early detection and treatment of esophageal and gastric cancers
  • Member of the DCEG Upper Gastrointestinal Cancers Research Group

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