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Other Breast Cancer Experts

In addition to our Medical Advisory Board members, Living Beyond Breast Cancer is fortunate to have many other breast cancer experts who donate their time and energy to serve as speakers, reviewers, advocates and expert resources.

Nicholas J. Robert, MD

Nicholas J. Robert, MD, is a medical oncologist at Virginia Cancer Specialists’ Fairfax location and is chairman of the Cancer Committee and section chief of hematology/oncology in the department of medicine at Inova Fairfax Hospital.

Fredika Robertson, PhD

Fredika M. Robertson, PhD, is a tenured professor in the division of hematology/oncology and palliative care at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, in Richmond, Virginia. She is also executive director of clinical research services at the university’s Center for Clinical and Translational Research. She is a leader in the study of inflammatory breast cancer.

Mark Robson, MD

Mark Robson, MD, is a board-certified medical oncologist and director of the Clinical Genetics Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, where he specializes in the care of people with an inherited increased risk of developing cancer.

Miriam Rohr, DPT, CLT

Miriam Rohr, DPT, CLT, is a physical therapist and a certified lymphedema therapist.

Steven Rosenzweig, MD

Julia H. Rowland, PhD

Dr. Rowland is director of the National Cancer Institute’s Office of Cancer Survivorship and a long-time clinician, researcher and teacher in the psychosocial aspects of cancer.

Kathryn J. Ruddy, MD, MPH

Kathryn J. Ruddy, MD, MPH, is a board certified medical oncologist and director of cancer survivorship for medical oncology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.

Paula D. Ryan, MD, PhD

Paula D. Ryan, MD, PhD, is a medical oncologist who specializes in breast cancer. She practices in the Women's Cancer Center at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, Penn.

Shenin Sachedina, DO

Shenin Sachedina, DO, is a board-certified general surgeon specializing in benign and malignant breast disease, founder of the Central Florida Breast Center in Winter Park, Florida, and the award-winning author of Metu and Lee Learn About Breast Cancer, a children’s book dedicated to educating and empowering children whose lives have been touched by breast cancer.

Sissy Sartor, MD

Sissy Sartor, MD, is a physician at the Fertility Institute of New Orleans. In addition to seeing patients, she is involved with resident and medical student education as a clinical associate professor in the department of OB/GYN at Louisiana State University in New Orleans.