Researcher Spotlight – Neil Iyengar, MD

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. Dr. Iyengar 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. To learn more, go to