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Julie Gralow, MD

Chief Medical Officer of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Julie R. Gralow, an expert in medical oncology, clinical trials, and global health, is now the Chief Medical Officer of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. She is Professor emeritus of Medicine/Oncology at the University of Washington School of Medicine. She served as Director of Breast Medical Oncology at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance for 13 years. She received her medical degree from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, trained in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and had Medical Oncology fellowship training at the University of Washington/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Dr. Gralow’s specialty and research focus is breast cancer, including the goal of improving the quality of life of patients and survivors through education, exercise, and diet. Her clinical expertise includes investigational breast cancer treatments, chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, and biologically targeted interventions. Her research focuses on preventing the spread, or metastasis, of breast cancer to the bone. As part of her efforts to improve the lives of cancer patients locally and across the globe, she has launched several support organizations for women cancer survivors, including Team Survivor Northwest, an exercise and fitness program. She founded Women’s Empowerment Cancer Advocacy Network, or WE CAN, a group dedicated to empowering women cancer patient advocates in low- and middle-income countries.

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