Forbes names Dees as a top breast cancer expert in the U.S.

UNC Lineberger’s Claire Dees, MD, is one of the country’s top 27 breast oncologists, according to Forbes magazine.

Forbes names Dees as a top breast cancer expert in the U.S. click to enlarge UNC Lineberger's Claire Dees, MD, was named one of the country's top 27 breast oncologists by Forbes magazine.

Forbes based its list on data generated by Grand Rounds, a company that uses computer modeling to assess a range of publicly available and proprietary data, including administrative claims data from insurers, practice affiliations, board certifications, disciplinary actions, and academic publications.

A clinician-scientist, Dees both cares for breast cancer patients and conducts research. She is the founding chair of the Developmental Therapeutics (Phase I trials) Working Group at UNC, and co-leader of UNC Lineberger’s Clinical Research Program.