Last updated on: 1/10/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Sai Yi Pan, MD Biography

Title:
Senior Epidemiologist at the Public Health Agency of Canada
Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Is Drinking Milk Healthy for Humans?"
Reasoning:

“We saw no evidence of any pattern of association of ovarian cancer risk with… any dairy product, including all milk, low-fat milk, low-fat and skim milk, cheese, and ice cream… Our study found that several dietary factors were associated with ovarian cancer risk… However, [our study] failed to find an association with any dairy products.”

“A Case-Control Study of Diet and the Risk of Ovarian Cancer,” Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention, Sep. 2004

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Senior Epidemiologist, Public Health Agency of Canada
  • Former epidemiologist, Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Health Canada
  • Member, Canadian Cancer Registries Epidemiology Research Group
Education:
  • MD, school not found
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Are There Associations between Milk and Cancer?