Audrey T. Tsunoda, MD, is a Surgical Oncologist specialized in Gynecologic Oncology and a Medical Director at IRCAD Brazil, for minimally invasive techniques research and training.

She is the principal investigator and co-investigator in institutional and collaborative study protocols in vulvar cancer (sentinel lymph node), and cervix cancer (surgical staging for advanced stage, minimally invasive surgical treatment for initial stage, rescue surgery for isolated recurrence followed by systemic therapy).

At BCH, the gynecologic oncology team has been developing laparoscopic surgical approaches for staging and treatment of endometrial, ovarian and cervical cancers since 2006. The experience achieved in the field has been taught for residents and fellows during the last years.