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Sharon H. Giordano Awarded the Hologic, Inc Endowed Women Who Conquer Cancer Mentorship Award  
Mar 27, 2024, 21:18

Sharon H. Giordano Awarded the Hologic, Inc Endowed Women Who Conquer Cancer Mentorship Award  

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has announced Sharon H. Giordano, MD, MPH, FASCO, as the recipient of the 2024 ASCO Hologic, Inc Endowed Women Who Conquer Cancer Mentorship Award. This award acknowledges Dr. Giordano’s dedication and contributions to the field of global oncology.

Sharon H. Giordano is a medical oncologist specializing in the care of patients with breast cancer. She serves as the Colin Powell Chair for Cancer Research, chair of the Department of Health Services Research, and a professor of medicine in the Department of Breast Medical Oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Her work focuses on quality of health care delivery, disparities, male breast cancer, and outcomes for patients with breast cancer. She is currently funded through NCI, CPRIT, and Susan G. Komen. Dr. Giordano serves on the NCCN Breast Cancer Guidelines Panel and co-chairs several of ASCO’s breast cancer clinical practice guideline expert panels.

She is dedicated to mentoring and developing the careers of trainees and junior faculty. Dr. Giordano’s work in mentoring was recognized with the Cancer Medicine Mentor of the Year Award and the MD Anderson President’s Excellence Award in Education and Mentorship. She received the MD Anderson Excellence in LEADership Award in 2019, the 2020 MD Anderson Cancer Center Jack and Beverly Randall Prize for Excellence in Cancer Care, and the President’s Recognition of Faculty Excellence Award, Clinical Quality Improvement in 2022.

About the ASCO Hologic, Inc Endowed Women Who Conquer Cancer Mentorship Award

The award recognizes extraordinary women leaders in oncology and role models who have excelled as a mentor and have demonstrated outstanding commitment to the professional development of women colleagues as clinicians, educators, and researchers in oncology. The award seeks to recognize and promote the work of women mentors in oncology and, ultimately, narrow career gender disparities through the mentorship and professional development of women oncology professionals.

The oncology community and our team at OncoDaily extend our congratulations to Dr. Sharon H. Giordano on this deserving acknowledgment, which highlights her significant impact on global cancer research and her work that promotes women mentors in oncology.