Mary L. Gemignani, MD, MPH

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Dr Gemignani

Gemignani, MD, MPH, is an Associate Attending Surgeon and an Associate Member of the Breast Surgical Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York. Dr. Gemignani is dual trained as a breast surgeon and as a gynecologic oncologist, having completed fellowships in both disciplines. Dr. Gemignani specializes in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of breast cancer. Her continuing research focus is on hereditary breast and ovarian cancer, including breast cancers caused by mutations in the BRCA genes.

Dr. Gemignani has also been involved in MSKCC’s Special Surveillance Breast Program, a comprehensive screening and prevention program for women who have an increased risk of developing breast cancer. Dr. Gemignani is currently the Director of the Breast Fellowship program at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and responsible for the educational training program for a highly selected group of surgeons choosing to specialize in breast surgery.

Spotlight

Hear from Dr. Anil Sood, the Foundation’s Research Chairman, and Carol Brown, 2014 SGO Program Chair, about research of interest to women and the public presented at the 2014 SGO Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer. Watch the video

Awareness

A new SGO Clinical Practice Statement states women diagnosed with epithelial ovarian, tubal, and peritoneal cancers should be considered for genetic counseling and testing, even in the absence of a family history.

Education

The next Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course Friday, May 2, 2014 in Long Island, NY. For more information on courses, click here.