In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the following Yale School of Medicine experts in the disease are available to speak to the media:

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the following Yale School of Medicine experts in the disease are available to speak to the media:

Michael P. DiGiovanna, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine, Medical Oncology, Yale Cancer Center
Co-Director of the Breast Cancer Research Program, Yale Cancer Center
203-737-5240 office
860-260-2682 beeper

Melina Irwin
Assistant Professor, Division of Chronic Disease Epidemiology Social and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
203-785-6392 0ffice
203-645-5995 Cell
Irwin is currently seeking patients for her study on breast cancer survivors designed to investigate the effects of exercise on breast tissue density and hormones associated with breast cancer risk and recurrence. Her other ongoing research includes physical activity promotion and obesity prevention studies.

Kenneth Miller, M.D.
Director of Palliative and Supportive Care Programs at Yale Cancer Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Medical Oncology, specializing in breast cancer
203-737-2161 office
860-805-5549 cell

Joanne Weidhaas, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Therapeutic Radiology
Lead researcher for clinical trials at Yale Cancer Center using radiation for the treatment of breast cancer.
203-737-2165 office
203-671-1308 cell

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Karen N. Peart: karen.peart@yale.edu, 203-432-1326