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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 (Singapore), 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 - Berkeley, 2006
  • M.D., University of California - Los Angeles, 1991

Selected Grants

Publications

Devi, Gayathri R., Holly Hough, Nadine Barrett, Massimo Cristofanilli, Beth Overmoyer, Neil Spector, Naoto T. Ueno, et al. “Perspectives on Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC) Research, Clinical Management and Community Engagement from the Duke IBC Consortium.” J Cancer 10, no. 15 (2019): 3344–51. https://doi.org/10.7150/jca.31176.

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Barron, Alison U., Tanya L. Hoskin, Courtney N. Day, E Shelley Hwang, Henry M. Kuerer, and Judy C. Boughey. “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 Surg 153, no. 12 (December 1, 2018): 1120–26. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2696.

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Jayasekera, Jinani, Yisheng Li, Clyde B. Schechter, Reshma Jagsi, Juhee Song, Julia White, George Luta, et al. “Simulation Modeling of Cancer Clinical Trials: Application to Omitting Radiotherapy in Low-risk Breast Cancer.” J Natl Cancer Inst 110, no. 12 (December 1, 2018): 1360–69. https://doi.org/10.1093/jnci/djy059.

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Greenup, Rachel A., Christel Rushing, Laura Fish, Brittany M. Campbell, Lisa Tolnitch, Terry Hyslop, Jeffrey Peppercorn, et al. “Financial Burden Related to Decisions for Breast Cancer Surgery.” In Journal of Womens Health, 27:1422–23. MARY ANN LIEBERT, INC, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Saha, Ashirbani, Michael R. Harowicz, Elizabeth Hope Cain, Allison H. Hall, Eun-Sil Shelley Hwang, Jeffrey R. Marks, Paul Kelly Marcom, and Maciej A. Mazurowski. “Intra-tumor molecular heterogeneity in breast cancer: definitions of measures and association with distant recurrence-free survival.” Breast Cancer Res Treat 172, no. 1 (November 2018): 123–32. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10549-018-4879-7.

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Tamirisa, Nina, Samantha M. Thomas, Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju, Rachel A. Greenup, Laura H. Rosenberger, Terry Hyslop, E Shelley Hwang, and Jennifer K. Plichta. “Axillary Nodal Evaluation in Elderly Breast Cancer Patients: Potential Effects on Treatment Decisions and Survival.” In Ann Surg Oncol, 25:2890–98, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-018-6595-2.

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Park, Tristen S., Samantha M. Thomas, Laura H. Rosenberger, Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju, Jennifer K. Plichta, Rachel C. Blitzblau, Cecilia T. Ong, Terry Hyslop, E Shelley Hwang, and Rachel A. Greenup. “The Association of Extent of Axillary Surgery and Survival in Women with N2-3 Invasive Breast Cancer.” Ann Surg Oncol 25, no. 10 (October 2018): 3019–29. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-018-6587-2.

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Ollila, David W., E Shelley Hwang, David R. Brenin, Henry M. Kuerer, Katharine Yao, and Sheldon Feldman. “The Changing Paradigms for Breast Cancer Surgery: Performing Fewer and Less-Invasive Operations.” Ann Surg Oncol 25, no. 10 (October 2018): 2807–12. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-018-6618-z.

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Fayanju, Oluwadamilola M., Yi Ren, Samantha M. Thomas, Rachel A. Greenup, Jennifer K. Plichta, Laura H. Rosenberger, Nina Tamirisa, et al. “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).” Ann Surg 268, no. 4 (October 2018): 591–601. https://doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000002953.

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Ong, Cecilia T., Brittany M. Campbell, Samantha M. Thomas, Rachel A. Greenup, Jennifer K. Plichta, Laura H. Rosenberger, Jeremy Force, et al. “Metaplastic Breast Cancer Treatment and Outcomes in 2500 Patients: A Retrospective Analysis of a National Oncology Database.” Ann Surg Oncol 25, no. 8 (August 2018): 2249–60. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-018-6533-3.

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