Dr. Li Tang is an Assistant Member in the Department of Cancer Prevention and Control at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Her educational background is in medicine, nutrition, cancer biology, and epidemiology. She obtained her Ph.D. degree in Cancer Prevention and Pathology, and received postdoctoral training in Nutritional Epidemiology. Dr. Tang is engaged in the molecular epidemiological study of cancer, with focus on cancer recurrence and survival. Her research interest is to understand the interactive roles of genetic and dietary factors in cancer prognosis. Her primary focus is on cruciferous vegetables and their key anti-cancer effectors, the phytochemical isothiocyanates. Dr. Tang's recent publications: "Intake of Cruciferous Vegetables Modifies Bladder Cancer Survival." Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2010 Jul;19(7):1806-11. Epub 2010 Jun 15 and "Consumption of Raw Cruciferous Vegetables is Inversely Associated With Bladder Cancer Risk." Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2008 Apr;17(4):938-44.
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