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Nancy U. Lin, MD


Medical Oncology

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Physician

  • Associate Chief, Division of Breast Oncology, Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers
  • Director, Metastatic Breast Cancer Program
  • Director, Program for Patients with Breast Cancer Brain Metastases
  • Senior Physician
  • Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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Contact Information

  • Appointments617-632-2175 (new)
    617-632-3800 (follow-up)
  • Office Phone Number617-632-3800
  • Fax617-632-1930

Bio

Dr. Lin is a medical oncologist specializing in the care of patients with all stages of breast cancer. Her research focuses upon improving the outcomes of people living with metastatic breast cancer, including a particular focus on the challenge of breast cancer brain metastases. She has led multiple clinical trials which have led to new treatment options for patients with breast cancer that has metastasized to the brain.

Dr. Lin received her MD from Harvard Medical School in 1999. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital and went on to complete fellowships in medical oncology and hematology at Dana-Farber. In 2005, she joined the staff of Brigham and Women's and Dana-Farber, where she is a medical oncologist and clinical investigator in the Breast Oncology Center.

Board Certification:

  • Hematology, 2005
  • Internal Medicine, 2002
  • Medical Oncology, 2005

Fellowship:

  • Dana-Farber/Partners CancerCare, Hematology/Oncology

Residency:

  • Brigham and Women's Hospital, Internal Medicine

Medical School:

  • Harvard Medical School

Research

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Location

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
450 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
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