BiographyDr. Schapira is a medical oncologists who specializes in the care of women with breast cancer. She is actively involved in clinical research and graduate medical education. Her interests are in new treatments for breast cancer and the special concerns of young cancer survivors.
Dr. Schapira's research addresses issues of access to care, psychosocial support of cancer patients and the special issues and concerns of young breast cancer survivors.
Partridge AH, Ruddy KJ, Gelber S, Schapira L, Abusief M, Meyer M, Ginsburg E.
Fertil Steril. 2009 Apr 29.
Eichler AF, Kuter I, Ryan P, Schapira L, Younger J, Henson JW.
Cancer. 2008 Jun;112(11):2359-67.
Burstein HJ, Parker LM, Keshaviah A, Doherty J, Partridge AH, Schapira L, Ryan PD, Younger J, Harris LN, Moy B, Come SE, Schumer ST, Bunnell CA, Haldoupis M, Gelman R, Winer EP.
J Clin Oncol. 2005 Nov 20;23(33):8340-7.
MGH Hotline 06.04.10 According to the American Cancer Society, Hispanic Americans are the least likely of all racial and ethnic groups to use preventive cancer screenings.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and reminders are everywhere for women to remain vigilant about screening and maintaining a healthy lifestyle – including daily exercise. Lidia Schapira, MD, medical oncologist with the MGH Center for Breast Cancer, shares her insights on the benefits of staying fit.