Breast Fellowship News

Duke Breast Surgeon Develops New Cancer Reporting Template

Laura Rosenberger, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Surgery in the Division of Surgical Oncology, Section of Breast Surgery, in collaboration with the College of American Pathologists (CAP) has developed a new CAP Cancer Reporting Template for the examination of resection specimens from patients with phyllodes tumors of the breast.

Duke Surgery Ranks #1 in NIH Funding

The Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research has released the rankings of funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for U.S. medical schools in 2021, and Duke University has been ranked #1 for NIH funding among Surgery departments.

An Inside Look at the COVID-19 Pandemic: Educational Program Coordinators

In the wake of the current pandemic, administrative team members had to quickly shift gears to a virtual work environment to ensure the safety of patients and frontline workers. The shift has greatly impacted the Program Coordinators and administrative staff of the Section’s education programs, who now are organizing some of the programs’ most important events of the year from afar.

Balancing Act

When Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH, is in the operating room performing surgery on a patient with breast cancer, she focuses all of her considerable experience, skill, and knowledge on the task at hand: giving this individual patient the best possible outcome. At the same time, she recognizes that every operation is an opportunity to learn just a little bit more about the disease she battles every day. Every patient and every procedure add to the store of knowledge that guides research and ultimately informs the advances that improve care.