SC Markt

Sarah C. Markt, ScD, MPH

Assistant Professor | 216.368.4526 | Wolstein Research Bldg. 6132


Sc.D. Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, 2014
M.P.H. Epidemiology, George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, 2009
B.S. Biological Sciences, Cornell University, 2005

Research Interests

Integrating molecular, lifestyle and clinical epidemiology to study risk factors for initiation and progression of cancer.
Investigating pathways of circadian rhythm disruption as a risk factor for prostate cancer.
Assessing the clinical utility of using tumor genomic markers for GU cancer outcomes.

Professional Memberships

American Association for Cancer Research
Women in Cancer Research
Society for Epidemiologic Research

Recent Publications

  1. Dickerman, BA, Torfadottir, JE, Valdimarsdottir, UA, Giovannucci, E, Wilson, KM, Aspelund, T, Tryggvadottir, L, Sigurdardottir, LG, Harris, TB, Launer, LJ, Gudnason, V, Markt, SC, Mucci, LA. Body fat distribution on computed tomography imaging and prostate cancer risk and mortality in the AGES-Reykjavik study. Cancer 2019; 125 (16): 2877-2885. PubMed PMID:31179538 PubMed Central PMC6663585.
  2. McGregor, BA, Miller, RE, O'Donnell, E, Albiges, LK, Sweeney, CJ, Markt, SC. Body Mass Index and Outcomes in Germ-Cell Tumors. Clin Genitourin Cancer 2019; 17 (4): 283-290. PubMed PMID:31129146 .
  3. Abufaraj, M, Tabung, FK, Shariat, SF, Moschini, M, Devore, E, Papantoniou, K, Yang, L, Strohmaier, S, Rohrer, F, Markt, SC, Zhang, X, Giovannucci, E, Schernhammer, E. Association between Inflammatory Potential of Diet and Bladder Cancer Risk: Results of 3 United States Prospective Cohort Studies. J. Urol. 2019; 202 (3): 484-489. PubMed PMID:31009297 .
  4. AlDubayan, SH, Pyle, LC, Gamulin, M, Kulis, T, Moore, ND, Taylor-Weiner, A, Hamid, AA, Reardon, B, Wubbenhorst, B, Godse, R, Vaughn, DJ, Jacobs, LA, Meien, S, Grgic, M, Kastelan, Z, Markt, SC, Damrauer, SM, Rader, DJ, Kember, RL, Loud, JT, Kanetsky, PA, Greene, MH, Sweeney, CJ, Kubisch, C, Nathanson, KL, Van Allen, EM, Stewart, DR, Lessel, D, Regeneron Genetics Center (RGC) Research Team. Association of Inherited Pathogenic Variants in Checkpoint Kinase 2 (CHEK2) With Susceptibility to Testicular Germ Cell Tumors. JAMA Oncol 2019; 5 (4): 514-522. PubMed PMID:30676620 PubMed Central PMC6459214.
  5. Hamid, AA, Markt, SC, Vicier, C, McDermott, K, Richardson, P, Ho, VT, Sweeney, CJ. Autologous Stem-Cell Transplantation Outcomes for Relapsed Metastatic Germ-Cell Tumors in the Modern Era. Clin Genitourin Cancer 2019; 17 (1): 58-64.e1. PubMed PMID:30309761 .
  6. Robinson, CD, Gonzalez-Feliciano, A, Mucci, LA, Markt, SC. Smoking cessation among men following cancer diagnosis: a matched cohort study. J Cancer Surviv 2018; 12 (6): 786-793. PubMed PMID:30302603 .
  7. Pernar, CH, Ebot, EM, Pettersson, A, Graff, RE, Giunchi, F, Ahearn, TU, Gonzalez-Feliciano, AG, Markt, SC, Wilson, KM, Stopsack, KH, Gazeeva, E, Lis, RT, Parmigiani, G, Rimm, EB, Finn, SP, Giovannucci, EL, Fiorentino, M, Mucci, LA. A Prospective Study of the Association between Physical Activity and Risk of Prostate Cancer Defined by Clinical Features and TMPRSS2:ERG. Eur. Urol. 2019; 76 (1): 33-40. PubMed PMID:30301696 PubMed Central PMC6451672.
  8. Tsang, SH, Peisch, SF, Rowan, B, Markt, SC, Gonzalez-Feliciano, AG, Sutcliffe, S, Platz, EA, Mucci, LA, Ebot, EM. Association between Trichomonas vaginalis and prostate cancer mortality. Int. J. Cancer 2019; 144 (10): 2377-2380. PubMed PMID:30242839 PubMed Central PMC6430694.
  9. Preston, MA, Gerke, T, Carlsson, SV, Signorello, L, Sjoberg, DD, Markt, SC, Kibel, AS, Trinh, QD, Steinwandel, M, Blot, W, Vickers, AJ, Lilja, H, Mucci, LA, Wilson, KM. Baseline Prostate-specific Antigen Level in Midlife and Aggressive Prostate Cancer in Black Men. Eur. Urol. 2019; 75 (3): 399-407. PubMed PMID:30237027 PubMed Central PMC6390280.
  10. Michael, J, Howard, LE, Markt, SC, De Hoedt, A, Bailey, C, Mucci, LA, Freedland, SJ, Allott, EH. Early-Life Alcohol Intake and High-Grade Prostate Cancer: Results from an Equal-Access, Racially Diverse Biopsy Cohort. Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 2018; 11 (10): 621-628. PubMed PMID:30139875 .
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