Carmen Bergom, MD, PhD
Associate Professor in Radiation Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine
Carmen Bergom, MD, PhD, is an associate professor in radiation oncology at Washington University in St. Louis. She treats breast cancer patients one day per week, and she also leads a translational research laboratory focusing on identifying targets to enhance tumor radiosensitivity and minimize treatment toxicity in breast cancer.
Dr. Bergom obtained undergraduate degrees in chemical engineering and biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a master’s degree in epidemiology at Cambridge University, and doctorates from the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW). She completed her medical residency in radiation oncology at MCW. Throughout her training and career, Dr. Bergom has been interested in coupling basic research findings with translational and clinical research to improve breast cancer outcomes.
Bone mets with Carmen Bergom, MD, PhD and Katherine N. Weilbaecher, MD
Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s 17th annual Conference on Metastatic Breast Cancer was held April 28-30, 2023 as a hybrid conference in Philadelphia, PA in-person and virtually via our online conference platform. In this session, Carmen Bergom, MD, PhD and Katherine N. Weilbaecher, MD discuss the most common place for breast cancer to spread: the bones.