Physician to receive award
Monica Morrow, MD, will receive the 2012 Gianni Bonadonna Breast Cancer Award at the Breast Cancer Symposium 2012 in San Francisco.
The award, named after a renowned international researcher whose work led to the development of several successful treatment regimens, recognizes an active clinical or translational researcher with a distinguished record of accomplishments in advancing the field of breast cancer.
Morrow serves as chief of the Breast Surgery Service, co-chief of the Breast Program and Anne Burnett Windfohr Chair of Clinical Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Morrow also is a professor of surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College.
Her clinical interests include the application of advances from clinical trials to daily surgical practice, the evaluation of new technology related to local therapy of breast cancer, and understanding how patients make breast cancer treatment decisions.