Researcher Spotlight – Dr. Neil Iyengar

Obesity is a well-established risk factor for breast cancer. Recent studies have shown that just having an imbalance of fat tissue to lean muscle can also increase the risk of breast cancer in healthy weight women. PFP-funded researcher, Dr. Neil Iyengar, from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York,  is conducting studies to improve how we assess body fatness for breast cancer risk and to devise a precision-based exercise intervention for women with advanced breast cancer.  For additional information, go to