Kathy Albain, MD, named fellow of American Society of Clinical Oncology

News Archive March 25, 2015

Kathy Albain, MD, named fellow of American Society of Clinical Oncology

Physician recognized for contributions in cancer
MAYWOOD, Ill. (March 26, 2015) – Kathy Albain, MD, FACP, FASCO, has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (FASCO). The Fellow designation is bestowed on ASCO members who have demonstrated extraordinary dedication through volunteer efforts that benefit the Society, the specialty of oncology and the patients whom the organization serves.

Dr. Albain is among a select group of physicians who will be inducted as a fellow in a special ceremony at the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting on Friday, May 29, in Chicago.

Dr. Albain is an accomplished medical oncologist who devotes her clinical practice to patients with breast and lung cancer at Loyola’s Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center. She is co-leader of the cancer center’s Breast Cancer Research Program, co-director of the multidisciplinary Breast Oncology Center and director of the Thoracic Oncology Center and Research Program. She is internationally recognized for her role in developing new treatment paradigms for breast and lung cancer and for her cancer survivorship and special population studies.

In addition, Dr. Albain is a professor of Medicine at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and a dean’s scholar.

 

Dr. Albain has published more than 170 papers in peer-reviewed journals and major textbooks. She also is a fellow of the American College of Physicians.

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