Cancer.Net Specialty Editor: Gastrointestinal Cancers
University of Michigan Health System
Dr. Elena M. Stoffel is the Director of the University of Michigan Cancer Genetics Clinic and is also an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan.
Dr. Stoffel earned her medical degree at Harvard Medical School, her Master’s in Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health, and completed a residency program in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Dr. Stoffel’s clinical and research interests focus on cancer risk stratification and early detection and prevention of gastrointestinal cancers.
Dr. Stoffel was awarded a NIH/HCI K07 Career Development Award in Cancer Prevention and Control for her work examining the effect of genetic and behavioral risk factors on risk for colorectal cancer. She is the past President of the Collaborative Group of the Americas on Inherited Colorectal Cancer (CGA-ICC) and is currently involved with international collaborative studies in genetic epidemiology and serves as site-PI for cancer chemoprevention studies for individuals with inherited predisposition for colorectal cancer.
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Last updated: September 2018