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Filipa Lynce, MD

Medical Oncology

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  • Director, Inflammatory Breast Center
  • Senior Physician
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


Clinical Interests

  • BRCA-associated breast cancers
  • Breast cancer
  • Inflammatory breast cancer
  • Novel therapies for breast cancer
  • Triple negative breast cancer

Diseases Treated

Contact Information

  • Appointments617-632-2175
  • Office Phone Number617-632-3800
  • Fax617-632-1930


Dr. Lynce received her medical degree from the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal in 2004. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology at MedStar Washington Hospital Center/MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC. She was faculty at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital from 2015 to 2020 where she served as the institutional PI for Alliance and the co-PI for the National Capital Area (NCA) Minority/Underserved NCORP. In 2020, she joined the staff of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital, where she is a medical oncologist and clinical investigator in the Breast Oncology Center. Her research focuses on inflammatory breast cancer, triple-negative breast cancer, BRCA-associated breast cancers and novel therapies in the treatment of breast cancer.

Board Certification:

  • Hematology, 2014
  • Internal Medicine, 2012
  • Medical Oncology, 2014


  • MedStar Washington Hospital Center/MedStar Georgetown University Hospital


  • MedStar Washington Hospital Center/MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Medical School:

  • Universidade Nova Lisboa, Portugal


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