June M. Chan, ScD
June M. Chan, ScD
June Chan, ScD earned her AB at Harvard College in applied mathematics, followed by a doctorate in science from the Harvard School of Public Health. She was a Fulbright Scholar in Sweden and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Department of Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. Chan received a CapCURE (now known as Prostate Cancer Foundation) Young Investigator Award; and was awarded the Steven & Christine Burd-Safeway Distinguished Professorship in 2009. Chan is a member of the UCSF prostate cancer center.
Dr. June M. Chan has broad interests in cancer prevention and public health, in particular what individuals can do to modify their risk of chronic disease, co-morbidity, and death. She has expertise and interests in epidemiology and medical education; and has conducted research on diabetes, pancreatic, colon, and prostate cancer.
Her current research is focused on understanding how diet, exercise, hormones, and genetics contribute to prostate cancer incidence, progression, and death. She is particularly interested in identifying modifiable lifestyle risk factors for prostate cancer progression, and using this information to help us better understand prostate cancer biology as well as inform public health guidelines. The goals of her clinical and translational research studies are to identify risk-reduction strategies for men with or at high risk for prostate cancer; evaluate novel molecular markers of prostate cancer aggressiveness that may improve screening, diagnosis, or prognosis of clinically relevant disease; and improve cancer survivorship for the millions of men living with prostate cancer worldwide.
She is PI of the prospective national Diet and Lifestyle Study within the Cancer of the Prostate Strategic Urologic Research Endeavor (CaPSURE), and a multi-site clinic-based cohort study examining nutritional and genetic risk factors for aggressive prostate cancer. She also collaborates with colleagues at the Harvard School of Public Health on the Health Professionals Follow-up Study to examine diet and lifestyle risk factors for prostate cancer progression, metastases, and death.
University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Cancer Research Building , Department of Urology, MC 3110
1450 3rd Street, PO Box 589001, San Francisco, CA 94158-9001
(UCSF inter-office mail should be sent to Box 3110)
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