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Eun-Sil Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH

Mary and Deryl Hart Distinguished 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

Meyerson, Anna F., Juan N. Lessing, Kaoru Itakura, Nola M. Hylton, Dulcy E. Wolverton, Bonnie N. Joe, Laura J. Esserman, and E Shelley Hwang. “Outcome of long term active surveillance for estrogen receptor-positive ductal carcinoma in situ.” Breast 20, no. 6 (December 2011): 529–33. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.breast.2011.06.001.

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Hwang, E Shelley, Aseem Lal, Yunn-Yi Chen, Sandy DeVries, Rebecca Swain, Joe Anderson, Ritu Roy, and Frederic M. Waldman. “Genomic alterations and phenotype of large compared to small high-grade ductal carcinoma in situ.” Hum Pathol 42, no. 10 (October 2011): 1467–75. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.humpath.2011.01.002.

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Kaplan, Celia Patricia, Leah S. Karliner, E Shelley Hwang, Joan Bloom, Susan Stewart, Dana Nickleach, Jessica Quinn, Angela Thrasher, and Anna Maria Nápoles. “The effect of system-level access factors on receipt of reconstruction among Latina and white women with DCIS.” Breast Cancer Res Treat 129, no. 3 (October 2011): 909–17. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10549-011-1524-0.

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Ozanne, Elissa M., Yiwey Shieh, James Barnes, Colleen Bouzan, E Shelley Hwang, and Laura J. Esserman. “Characterizing the impact of 25 years of DCIS treatment.” Breast Cancer Res Treat 129, no. 1 (August 2011): 165–73. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10549-011-1430-5.

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DeNardo, David G., Donal J. Brennan, Elton Rexhepaj, Brian Ruffell, Stephen L. Shiao, Stephen F. Madden, William M. Gallagher, et al. “Leukocyte complexity predicts breast cancer survival and functionally regulates response to chemotherapy.” Cancer Discov 1, no. 1 (June 2011): 54–67. https://doi.org/10.1158/2159-8274.CD-10-0028.

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Chan, Linda W., Joseph Rabban, E Shelley Hwang, Alison Bevan, Michael Alvarado, Cheryl Ewing, Laura Esserman, and Barbara Fowble. “Is radiation indicated in patients with ductal carcinoma in situ and close or positive mastectomy margins?” Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 80, no. 1 (May 1, 2011): 25–30. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2010.01.044.

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Hwang, E Shelley. “The impact of lobular histology on breast cancer treatment.” Oncology (Williston Park) 25, no. 4 (April 15, 2011): 362–65.

Scholars@Duke

Itakura, K., J. Lessing, T. Sakata, A. Heinzerling, E. Vriens, D. Wisner, M. Alvarado, et al. “The impact of preoperative magnetic resonance imaging on surgical treatment and outcomes for ductal carcinoma in situ.” Clinical Breast Cancer 11, no. 1 (March 1, 2011): 33–38. https://doi.org/10.3816/CBC.2011.n.006.

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Kaplan, Celia P., Anna M. Nápoles, E Shelley Hwang, Joan Bloom, Susan Stewart, Dana Nickleach, and Leah Karliner. “Selection of treatment among Latina and non-Latina white women with ductal carcinoma in situ.” J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20, no. 2 (February 2011): 215–23. https://doi.org/10.1089/jwh.2010.1986.

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