Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Medicine

William J Gradishar, MD

William J Gradishar, MD

Interim Chief of Hematology and Oncology in the Department of Medicine

Betsy Bramsen Professorship of Breast Oncology

Professor of Medicine (Hematology and Oncology)

Focus of Work

Bio

My clinical domain is breast cancer management. My clinical research interest focuses on the development of novel therapies for the treatment of breast cancer. Clinical trials focusing on precision medicine for defining the right therapy, for the right patient at the right time is our goal. To that end, molecular interogation of breast tumors are leading to novel trial design that will hopefully translate into better outcomes for our patients. In conjuction with the developmental therapeutics...[Read full text]My clinical domain is breast cancer management. My clinical research interest focuses on the development of novel therapies for the treatment of breast cancer. Clinical trials focusing on precision medicine for defining the right therapy, for the right patient at the right time is our goal. To that end, molecular interogation of breast tumors are leading to novel trial design that will hopefully translate into better outcomes for our patients. In conjuction with the developmental therapeutics program, novel agents are being incorporated into clinical trials for patients with both early and late stage disease.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • MD: University of Illinois - Chicago (1982)
  • Residency: Michael Reese Medical Center (1986)
  • Fellowship: University of Chicago Hospitals (1990)
  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

Contact

Administrative office: 312-695-6180
Clinic (for patients): 312-695-0990

NMH/Arkes Family Pavilion Suite 850
676 N Saint Clair
Chicago IL 60611

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