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Eun-Sil Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH

Mary and Deryl Hart Professor of Surgery, in the School of Medicine
Vice Chair of Research
Chief, Section of Breast Surgery
Professor of Surgery
Professor of Radiology

Education and Training

  • Surgeon-in-Chief, Ucsf Helen Diller Family Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, 2009 - 2011
  • Professor in Residence, Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, 2009 - 2011
  • Chief, Division Of Breast Surgery Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, 2008 - 2011
  • Associate Professor in Residence, Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, 2004 - 2009
  • Assistant Professor in Residence, Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, 1998 - 2004
  • Senior Reigstrar, General Surgical Oncology, Singapore General Hospital, 1998 - 1999
  • Fellow, Breast Surgical Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1996 - 1997
  • Resident, General Surgery, Cornell University, 1992 - 1996
  • Intern, General Surgery, Kaiser Foundation Hospital, 1991 - 1992
  • M.P.H., University of California at Berkeley, 2006
  • M.D., University of California at Los Angeles, 1991

Selected Grants

Publications

Cassetta, L, Fragkogianni, S, Sims, AH, Swierczak, A, Forrester, LM, Zhang, H, Soong, DYH, Cotechini, T, Anur, P, Lin, EY, Fidanza, A, Lopez-Yrigoyen, M, Millar, MR, Urman, A, Ai, Z, Spellman, PT, Hwang, ES, Dixon, JM, Wiechmann, L, Coussens, LM, Smith, HO, and Pollard, JW. "Human Tumor-Associated Macrophage and Monocyte Transcriptional Landscapes Reveal Cancer-Specific Reprogramming, Biomarkers, and Therapeutic Targets." Cancer Cell (March 12, 2019).

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Lane, WO, Thomas, SM, Blitzblau, RC, Plichta, JK, Rosenberger, LH, Fayanju, OM, Hyslop, T, Hwang, ES, and Greenup, RA. "Surgical Resection of the Primary Tumor in Women With De Novo Stage IV Breast Cancer: Contemporary Practice Patterns and Survival Analysis." Annals of Surgery 269, no. 3 (March 2019): 537-544.

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Ryser, MD, Weaver, DL, Zhao, F, Worni, M, Grimm, LJ, Gulati, R, Etzioni, R, Hyslop, T, Lee, SJ, and Hwang, ES. "Cancer Outcomes in DCIS Patients Without Locoregional Treatment." Journal of the National Cancer Institute (February 13, 2019).

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Bloom, DL, Chapman, BM, Wheeler, SB, McGuire, KP, Lee, CN, Weinfurt, K, Rosenstein, DL, Plichta, JK, Jacobson Vann, JC, and Hwang, ES. "Reframing the conversation about contralateral prophylactic mastectomy: Preparing women for postsurgical realities." February 2019.

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Ryser, MD, Gulati, R, Eisenberg, MC, Shen, Y, Hwang, ES, and Etzioni, RB. "Identification of the Fraction of Indolent Tumors and Associated Overdiagnosis in Breast Cancer Screening Trials." American Journal of Epidemiology 188, no. 1 (January 2019): 197-205.

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Jayasekera, J, Li, Y, Schechter, CB, Jagsi, R, Song, J, White, J, Luta, G, Chapman, J-AW, Feuer, EJ, Zellars, RC, Stout, N, Julian, TB, Whelan, T, Huang, X, Shelley Hwang, E, Hopkins, JO, Sparano, JA, Anderson, SJ, Fyles, AW, Gray, R, Sauerbrei, W, Mandelblatt, J, Berry, DA, and CISNET-BOLD Collaborative Group, . "Simulation Modeling of Cancer Clinical Trials: Application to Omitting Radiotherapy in Low-risk Breast Cancer." Journal of the National Cancer Institute 110, no. 12 (December 2018): 1360-1369.

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Greenup, RA, Rushing, C, Fish, L, Campbell, BM, Tolnitch, L, Hyslop, T, Peppercorn, J, Wheeler, S, Zafar, Y, Myers, ER, and Hwang, ES. "Financial Burden Related to Decisions for Breast Cancer Surgery.": MARY ANN LIEBERT, INC, November 1, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Saha, A, Harowicz, MR, Cain, EH, Hall, AH, Hwang, E-SS, Marks, JR, Marcom, PK, and Mazurowski, MA. "Intra-tumor molecular heterogeneity in breast cancer: definitions of measures and association with distant recurrence-free survival." Breast Cancer Research and Treatment 172, no. 1 (November 2018): 123-132.

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Plichta, JK, Ren, Y, Thomas, SM, Greenup, RA, Fayanju, OM, Rosenberger, LH, Hyslop, T, and Hwang, ES. "Implications for Breast Cancer Restaging Based on the 8th Edition AJCC Staging Manual." Annals of Surgery (October 11, 2018).

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Tamirisa, N, Thomas, SM, Fayanju, OM, Greenup, RA, Rosenberger, LH, Hyslop, T, Hwang, ES, and Plichta, JK. "Axillary Nodal Evaluation in Elderly Breast Cancer Patients: Potential Effects on Treatment Decisions and Survival." Annals of Surgical Oncology 25, no. 10 (October 1, 2018): 2890-2898.

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