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Susan M. Domchek, MD

Abramson Cancer Center

Degree and Institution

MD, Harvard Medical School

Faculty Title

Basser Professor in Oncology

Administrative Title

Executive Director, Basser Research Center for BRCA


Department of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

Breast cancer with special interest in breast cancer genetics and the management of women with hereditary breast cancer; expertise in the evaluation of breast cancer risk and prevention.

Research Expertise

Breast cancer risk and prevention
Novel therapeutics
Cancer Genetics

Cancer Programs
» Breast Cancer

Mariann and Robert MacDonald Women's Cancer Risk Evaluation Center
» Breast/Ovarian Cancer Risk Evaluation Program

Breast Cancer / Rena Rowan Center
» Medical-Oncology

Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Board Certifications


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Contact Information

Susan M. Domchek

Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Abramson Cancer Center
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
3 West Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Office Phone: 215-615-3360
Fax: 215-615-3349

Trish Garretson
Office Phone: 215-615-3360
Appointment Phone: 1-800-789-PENN (7366)
Fax: 215-615-3349

Dr. Domchek is a medical oncologist who is the Director of the Cancer Risk Evaluation Program. She is a nationally recognized expert in breast cancer genetics, breast cancer risk and prevention as well as breast cancer treatment. Her research interests include further understanding breast cancer susceptibility genes and how to target such genetic mutations for improved cancer treatment.