Cancer prevention and control

The primary goals of the Cancer Prevention and Control program at the Houston Methodist Dr. Mary and Ron Neal Cancer Center are to Identify, understand, and mitigate factors that contribute to cancer risk and to develop and evaluate new strategies for early cancer detection, including novel biomarkers.

Randa El-Zein, MBChB, PhD

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Randa El-Zein, MBChB, PhD, is the program lead of Cancer Prevention and Control in the Cancer Center, and Professor of Oncology at the Houston Methodist Academic Institute

Nestor F. Esnaola, MD, MPH, MBA, FACS

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Nestor F. Esnaola, MD, MPH, MBA, FACS, is the associate director of Cancer Control and Population Science in the Cancer Center, and division head of surgical oncology, Department of Surgery, Surgical Director at Houston Methodist. Learn more