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Dr. Tom Buchholz


Dr. Thomas A. Buchholz is the Executive Director of the Multidisciplinary Inflammatory Breast Cancer Program at the prestigious University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. He is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology and holds the Frank T. McGraw Chair for the Study of Cancer. His major clinical and research interest has been in the field of breast cancer radiation oncology. Dr. Buchholz’ research includes the role of radiation treatment in preventing breast cancer recurrence and whether certain genes may be able to predict how breast cancer responds to treatment. He has co-authored numerous breast cancer research articles in scientific journals, and has won several awards. He has been selected for Best Doctors in America and Top Doctors since 2002. Dr. Buchholz received his M.D. degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, MA and his postdoctoral residency and fellowship training at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, WA.



Read Dr. Tom Buchholz's latest posts:

Jul 26 2010
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Pancreatic Cancer Needs an Experienced Medical Team

Expert Analysis Highlights: Radiation and surgery components of treatment for pancreatic cancer are highly complex Data indicate that rates of postoperative mortality are directly related to the surgi...

Jul 26 2010
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What is Stereotactic Radiation Treatments for Lung Tumors?

Expert Analysis Highlights: While conventionally, radiation treatments for lung cancer were given in 25-35 treatments, stereotactic approaches usually use only 1-5 treatments It was in patients with p...

Jul 26 2010
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What is Radiation Treatment Like?

Expert Analysis Highlights: This video provides patients with the chance to see what actually happens during the course of radiation treatment On a daily bases there is no pain or discomfort with the ...