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BREAST CANCERS CLINIC

Treatment Team

 
Breast Cancers

Wajeeha Razaq, MD

Assistant Professor, Section of Hematology/Oncology

Wajeeha Razaq, MD joined the Hematology/Oncology department in 2012 and serves as the site chair for breast cancer.  She works closely with campus education efforts by coordinating rotations for medical students and is chair of the Clinical Competency Committee for the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program.

Dr. Razaq’s research interests are concentrated on locally advanced and metastatic breast cancer in addition to the breast malignancy phase I program at the Stephenson Cancer Center.  She is an investigator on many clinical and phase I trials conducted on campus. Dr. Razaq has also published many articles and abstracts on the subject of breast cancer.

She serves on the Breast Administrative Committee that provides oversight to the clinical care process from diagnosis to survivorship. Dr. Razaq completed her residency at SUNY Downstate Long Island College Hospital and her fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospital in New York.  She is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology.


Education:

Fellowship: St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital center, New York, NY
Residency: May Hospital, Pakistan; Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, NY
Medical school: King Edward Medical College, Pakistan


Research Interests:

Systemic therapy for metastatic GE junction tumors
Systemic therapy for hepatoma
Neo-adjuvant therapy for breast cancer


Honors and Awards:

Quaid-e Azam Scholarship in Medical College
Merit Scholarship in Medical College
Award for Best Research paper in 2004 (LICH,NY)


Professional Associations:

American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology