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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.

Laura Riley, Esq.

Laura Riley, Esq. is a staff attorney with the Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC) of the Disability Rights Legal Center. 

Margaret Rinehart Ayres, PT, PhD

Margaret Rinehart Ayres, PT, PhD, is director of clinical education and associate professor of physical therapy at Thomas Jefferson University College of Health Professions. She specializes in the oncology rehabilitation and the psychosocial concerns, recovery and patient education needs of women affected by breast cancer.

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.