Advances in the Treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer Care
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Treatment Options for Metastatic Breast Cancer by Dr. Adham Salkeni
Dr. M. Adham Salkeni is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Section of Hematology/Oncology. He specializes in breast cancer and has a special interest in phase I clinical trials. Dr. Salkeni earned his medical degree from the University of Damascus in Syria. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Saint Louis University School of Medicine and a fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at the University of Cincinnati.
Palliative Radiation for Brain and Bone Metastasis by Dr. Geraldine Jacobson
Dr. Geraldine Jacobson is the founding Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at West Virginia University (WVU.) She joined WVU in 2012 from the University of Iowa, where she served as the Medical Director and Associate Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology. Additionally, she served as the director of the breast, gynecology, and brachytherapy services. Dr. Jacobson received her undergraduate degree from Michigan State University and her medical degree from the University of Utah. She completed her residency training in Therapeutic Radiology at the LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. She also completed a Master's in Public Health from the University of South Florida and a Master's in Business Administration from the University of Chicago.
The Role of Surgery in Metastatic Breast Cancer Treatment by Dr. Jessica Partin
Dr. Jessica Partin is chief of breast surgery in the WVU Department of Surgery. Dr. Partin completed her general surgery residency at WVU and her fellowship in breast oncology at Akron General Medical Center in Akron Ohio. She stayed as medical co-director of the hospital's breast center and clinical associate professor at Northeast Ohio Medical University before returning to WVU. She and her husband reside in Morgantown with their two daughters.
These podcasts were funded in part by a Pfizer Independent Grant for Learning and Change.