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Cancer Headlines

Explore the latest public health research and insights about cancer.

Regular screening and vaccinations have made cervical cancer a preventable disease, yet it still takes thousands of lives in the U.S. each year. A cancer epidemiologist explains why.

Meet Your Microbiomes

We're arguably more parts microbe than human—and our health depends on their health.

Cancer Faculty Experts

Looking for prominent public health experts in the field of cancer? They’re here at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Ashani Weeraratna
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Ashi Weeraratna, PhD, studies how cancer cells move to distant sites and how changes in the normal cells around a tumor contribute to their movement, especially as we age.

Elizabeth Platz

Elizabeth A. Platz, ScD, MPH, uses molecular epidemiology to understand the mechanisms of cancer incidence and progression to identify prevention and treatment strategies.


Gypsyamber D’Souza, PhD '07, MS, MPH, researches infectious diseases and cancer prevention, focusing on translational epidemiology to answer patient and policy questions.