School of Public Health

Rossing, Mary

Mary Anne Rossing

Research Professor, Epidemiology


PhD Epidemiology, University of Washington, 1993
DVM Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, 1980
BS Biology, University of Illinois, 1976

Contact Info

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Box 358080 M4-C308
1100 Fairview Ave N., Building M
P.O. Box 19024, Mailstop: M4-C308
Seattle, WA 98109
Tel: 206-667-5041


  • Steroid Hormone Genes and Ovarian Cancer Risk
  • Modifiable Risk Factors for Lymphedema in Breast Cancer Survivors
  • Epidemiology of Ovarian Cancer: New Hypotheses


Research Interests

Dr. Rossing's research interests are primarily in cancer epidemiology in women. She has conducted studies related to risk factors for ovarian and thyroid cancer. Her current research focus is the relation of exogenous and endogenous hormonal factors with risk of ovarian cancer.


In The News

Pelvic symptoms unlikely to mean ovarian cancer
Reuters, 01/28/2010

Pelvic symptoms may not mean ovarian cancer
MSNBC, 01/28/2010

Analgesic drugs don't reduce ovarian cancer risk
Reuters, 07/21/2008