Mylin Torres, M.D.

torresBiography: Mylin Torres, MD, specializes in the treatment of breast cancer. Dr. Torres received her MD from Stanford University before completing her training in radiation oncology at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. She graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University with a bachelor’s degree in biology.

Dr. Torres is board certified in radiation oncology and a clinical member of the Winship Cancer Institute. Her research interests include breast cancer treatment techniques and clinical trial development, outcomes measures, identifying patients at risk for side effects of breast cancer treatment, and the life quality of breast cancer survivors.

Dr. Torres is a member of the American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, the Radiologic Society of North America, and the American Association for Cancer Research. She is also a manuscript reviewer for the prestigious International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics. Dr. Torres has written and co-authored a number of publications and abstracts. She received the highly competitive Yamagiwa-Yoshida Memorial International Cancer Study Grant from the Switzerland-based UICC (International Union Against Cancer) to study a novel Japanese technology which enables real time tumor tracking radiotherapy. She has also received highly competitive grants from the Radiation Oncology Group (RTOG), Winship Cancer Institute, and Susan G. Komen for the Care Foundation for her research on detection and treatment of breast cancer treatment toxicities. Dr. Torres was also awarded a Winship Above and Beyond Award for her work with patients.

Research Focus: Breast Cancer

Education: Dr. Torres graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology. She received her Medical Degree from Stanford University before completing her training in Radiation Oncology at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.