Luisa Torres Sanchez, MD, MSc.

Dr. Luisa Torres Sanchez, an OB/GYN by training, is a researcher and professor at the National Institute of Public Health in Mexico. Her research interests are in the area of reproductive health, including the impact of pesticides and heavy metals on the health of women and children.

Partial Bibliography

Torres Sánchez L, López Carrillo L, López Cervantes M, Rueda C, Wolff M. Food sources of phytoestrogens and breast cancer risk in Mexican women. Nutrition and Cancer. 37:16-21; 2000.

Waliszewski SM, Aguirre AA, Infanzon RM, López Carrillo L, Torres Sánchez L. Comparison of Organochlorine Pesticide Levels in Adipose Tissue and Blood Serum from Mothers Living in Veracruz, Mexico. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 2000;64:8-15.

López Carrillo L, Torres Sánchez L, Moline J, Ireland K, Wolff MS. Breastfeeding and serum p,p´DDT levels among Mexican women of childbearing age. A pilot study. Environ Res 2001;87(3):131-135.

Galvan-Portillo M, Torres-Sanchez L, Lopez-Carrillo L. Dietary and reproductive factors associated with benign breast disease in Mexican women. Nutr Cancer. 2002;43(2):133-40.

Lizbeth López-Carrillo, Malaquías López-Cervantes, Aaron Blair, Luisa Torres-Sánchez, Celina Rueda, Mariano Cebrián-García, Sandra García. Serum levels of beta-hexachlorocyclohexane, hexachlorobenzene and polychlorinated biphenyls, in relation to breast cancer risk among Mexican women. European Journal of Cancer Prevention, 2002;11:1-8.

Galvan-Portillo M, Jimenez-Gutierrez C, Torres-Sanchez L, Lopez-Carrillo L.Food consumption and adipose tissue DDT levels in Mexican women. Cad Saude Publica. 2002;18:447-52.

Bonilla-Fernandez P, Lopez-Cervantes M, Torres-Sanchez L, Tortolero-Luna G, Lopez-Carrillo L. Nutritional factors and breast cancer in Mexico. Nutr Cancer. 2003;45(2):148-55.

Torres-Arreola L, Berkowitz G, Torres-Sanchez L, Lopez-Cervantes M, Cebrian ME, Uribe M, Lopez-Carrillo L.Preterm Birth in Relation to Maternal Organochlorine Serum Levels. Ann Epidemiol. 2003 Mar;13(3):158-162.

Torres-Sánchez L, Lopez-Carrillo L, Espinoza H, Langer A. Is induced abortion a contributing factor to tubal infertility in Mexico? Evidence from a case-control study. BJOG. 2004 Nov;111(11):1254-60.

Lopez-Cervantes M, Torres-Sanchez L, Tobias A, Lopez-Carrillo L. Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane burden and breast cancer risk: a meta-analysis of the epidemiologic evidence. Environ Health Perspect. 2004 Feb;112(2):207-14.