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Investigator Spotlight: Sarah Sammons, MD

Hoosier Cancer Research Network highlights Sarah Sammons, MD a medical oncologist at Duke Cancer Center.

Educational Background

Dr. Sammons attended medical school at Sidney Kimmel Medicine College and went on to Duke University for her medical oncology fellowship.

Research Interests

Sarah Sammons, MD is currently an assistant professor of medicine at Duke University / Duke Cancer Institute. Her clinical focus is in breast medical oncology and she has expertise in treating patients with all subtypes of metastatic breast cancer. She serves as Assistant Director of Breast Cancer Clinical Research at Duke Cancer Institute and as Breast Leader for he Centers of Brain Metastases and the Cancer Immunotherapy Research.

Her Research focuses on the development of novel therapies for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer. She has designed and implanted several institutional, national, and international clinical trials in advanced breast cancer. She also has an interest in developing new treatments for treatment and prevention of breast cancer to brain metastases.

3 Interesting Facts about Dr. Sammons

  • I have two kids under four
  • I have a mini golden doodle
  • I dream of tropical beaches with a margarita in my hand

About Hoosier Cancer Research Network

Hoosier Cancer Research Network (formerly known as Hoosier Oncology Group) conducts innovative cancer research in collaboration with academic and community physicians and scientists across the United States. The organization provides comprehensive clinical trial management and support, from conception through publication. Created in 1984 as a program of the Walther Cancer Institute, Hoosier Cancer Research Network became an independent nonprofit clinical research organization in 2007. Since its founding, Hoosier Cancer Research Network has conducted more than 230 trials in a variety of cancer types and supportive care, resulting in more than 350 publications. More than 9,000 subjects have participated in Hoosier Cancer Research Network clinical trials.