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Eun-Sil Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH

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

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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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." November 30, 2018.

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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

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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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." October 2018.

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Ollila, DW, Hwang, ES, Brenin, DR, Kuerer, HM, Yao, K, and Feldman, S. "The Changing Paradigms for Breast Cancer Surgery: Performing Fewer and Less-Invasive Operations." Annals of Surgical Oncology 25, no. 10 (October 2018): 2807-2812. (Review)

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Fayanju, OM, Ren, Y, Thomas, SM, Greenup, RA, Plichta, JK, Rosenberger, LH, Tamirisa, N, Force, J, Boughey, JC, Hyslop, T, and Hwang, ES. "The Clinical Significance of Breast-only and Node-only Pathologic Complete Response (pCR) After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy (NACT): A Review of 20,000 Breast Cancer Patients in the National Cancer Data Base (NCDB)." Annals of Surgery 268, no. 4 (October 2018): 591-601.

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Barron, AU, Hoskin, TL, Day, CN, Hwang, ES, Kuerer, HM, and Boughey, JC. "Association of Low Nodal Positivity Rate Among Patients With ERBB2-Positive or Triple-Negative Breast Cancer and Breast Pathologic Complete Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy." Jama Surgery (September 5, 2018).

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