Assistant Professor, Radiology
Co-investigator, Carolina Mammography Registry
Area of Interest
Sarah Nyante, MSPH, PhD, is a cancer epidemiologist focused on identifying biologic factors that predict breast cancer risk and/or prognosis. She conducts studies related to breast composition and breast imaging findings, and has an interest in developing efficient methods to re-purpose clinical data for research.
She is an active member of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and the Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER). She is a member of the UNC Lineberger Cancer Outcomes Research Program.
News and Stories
Scientific retreat brings together cancer center community, offers insights across research fields
The UNC Lineberger annual scientific retreat featured faculty talks covering a range of basic, clinical/translational and population science research, as well as a poster session.
Study finds that accurate diagnostic mammography outcomes vary by racial and ethnic groups
A study by Sarah J. Nyante, PhD, MSPH, and colleagues found that the rate of diagnostic accuracy is highest in non‐Hispanic white women and lowest in Hispanic women.
Scientists train a computer to classify breast cancer tumors
Using technology similar to the type that powers facial recognition on a smartphone, Charles M. Perou, PhD, Melissa Troester, PhD, and Heather D. Couture have trained a computer to analyze breast cancer images and then classify the tumors with high accuracy.