Jeannette Bensen, PhD, MS

Jeannette BensenResearch Associate Professor
Curriculum Vitae
REACH NC (Collexis) Research Profile

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
Campus Box 7295
Chapel Hill 27599-7295
T: 919-843-1017


 Wake Forest University
 University of Pittsburgh
 SUNY College at Fredonia
PhD, Molecular Medicine
MS, Genetic Counseling
BS, Biology

Current Positions

Since : 2008 Director
UNC Health Registry/Cancer Survivorship Cohort
Since : 2004 Research Associate Professor
Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health
Since : 2003 Co-Director, Prostate Cancer Consortium
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Key publications

Admixture mapping of prostate cancer in African Americans participating in the North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project (PCaP).
Bensen JT, Xu Z, McKeigue PM, Smith GJ, Fontham ET, Mohler JL, Taylor JA.
Prostate. 2014 Jan;74(1):1-9. doi: 10.1002/pros.22722. Epub 2013 Sep 4.
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Association of germline microRNA SNPs in pre-miRNA flanking region and breast cancer risk and survival: the Carolina Breast Cancer Study.
Bensen JT, Tse CK, Nyante SJ, Barnholtz-Sloan JS, Cole SR, Millikan RC.
Cancer Causes Control. 2013 Jun;24(6):1099-109. doi: 10.1007/s10552-013-0187-z. Epub 2013 Mar 23.
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Genetic polymorphism and prostate cancer aggressiveness: a case-only study of 1,536 GWAS and candidate SNPs in African-Americans and European-Americans.
Bensen JT, Xu Z, Smith GJ, Mohler JL, Fontham ET, Taylor JA.
Prostate. 2013 Jan;73(1):11-22. doi: 10.1002/pros.22532. Epub 2012 May 1.
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Genetic ancestry, self-reported race and ethnicity in African Americans and European Americans in the PCaP cohort.
Sucheston LE, Bensen JT, Xu Z, Singh PK, Preus L, Mohler JL, Su LJ, Fontham ET, Ruiz B, Smith GJ, Taylor JA.
PLoS One. 2012;7(3):e30950. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0030950. Epub 2012 Mar 27.
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GWAS SNP Replication among African American and European American men in the North Carolina-Louisiana prostate cancer project (PCaP).
Xu Z, Bensen JT, Smith GJ, Mohler JL, Taylor JA.
Prostate. 2011 Jun 1;71(8):881-91. doi: 10.1002/pros.21304. Epub 2010 Nov 17.
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Receipt of National Comprehensive Cancer Network guideline-concordant prostate cancer care among African American and Caucasian American men in North Carolina.
Ellis SD, Blackard B, Carpenter WR, Mishel M, Chen RC, Godley PA, Mohler JL, Bensen JT.
Cancer. 2013 Jun 15;119(12):2282-90. doi: 10.1002/cncr.28004. Epub 2013 Apr 10.
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