Lesa Dawson

Dr. Lesa Dawson, MD, FRCSC, is a clinical associate professor at UBC, Vancouver and an associate professor at Memorial University, St. John’s, NL.

As a gynecologic oncologist with over two decades of experience in cancer care, Dawson brings her expertise to a practice focused on inherited cancer screening and prevention.

She leads the newly launched Hereditary Cancer Survivorship Clinic at Vancouver General Hospital and runs the Inherited Cancer Prevention Clinic in St. John’s NL. Both clinics are dedicated to the preventative care and quality of life needs of patients with hereditary cancer predisposition. She is trained in gynecology, oncology, clinical epidemiology and cancer genetic risk assessment.

Dawson’s research interests include genomics and public health, management of early menopause, hereditary cancer prevention and survivorship.

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