Study Team

This ABC-DO collaborative team combines experience in breast cancer epidemiology; conduct and coordination of international epidemiological studies; social epidemiology; survival statistical methods, m-Health and local knowledge and clinical expertise.


Principal Investigators Dr Valerie McCormack, IARC
Dr Isabel dos Santos Silva, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Epidemiologist and Study Coordinator Dr Milena Foerster, IARC
Expert Advisor Dr Ben Anderson, Breast Health Global Initiative
Dr Joachim Schüz, IARC
Local Investigators Dr Herbert Cubasch, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Head of Breast Clinic, Soweto, South Africa
Dr Charles Adisa, Abia State University, Nigeria
Dr Angelica Anele, FMC Owerri, Nigeria
Dr Annelle Zietsman, Windhoek Central Hospital, Namibia
Dr Moses Galukande, Mulago Breast Clinic, Kampala, Uganda
Dr Groesbeck Parham, University of North Carolina in Zambia