Mylin A. Torres, MD

Mylin A. Torres, MD is a board certified radiation oncologist who specializes in the treatment of breast cancer. She is currently the director of the Glenn Family Breast Center at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University in Atlanta, where she holds the Louisa and Rand Glenn Family Chair in Breast Cancer Research.  Dr. Torres’s research program is dedicated to understanding the biology underlying treatment-related side effects, including chronic inflammation and cancer-related fatigue, and to developing interventions to improve the life quality of breast cancer survivors. She is also an associate professor in the department of radiation oncology at Emory University School of Medicine.

Dr. Torres has written and co-authored a number of publications and abstracts. She has received highly competitive grants from the National Cancer Institute, Radiation Therapy Oncology Group, Winship Cancer Institute, and Susan G. Komen to support her research on the detection and treatment of breast cancer therapy-induced side effects. For her outstanding care of patients, Dr. Torres was awarded the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Healthcare Heroes Rising Star and the Winship Cancer Institute Above and Beyond Award. Atlanta Magazine also named her one of the “Women Making a Mark” in the Atlanta community.