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Hyman Muss, MD, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member with research interest in cancer care in older patients, with a special focus on breast cancer.

Mary Jones Hudson Distinguished Professor of Geriatric Oncology
Director, Geriatric Oncology Program
UNC-Chapel Hill
Breast Cancer
Geriatric Oncology Program

Dr. Muss is not accepting new patients at this time.

Area of Interest

My major area of interest is cancer care in older patients with a special focus on breast cancer. I also have a major interest in molecular aging and the role chemotherapy plays in this phenomenon.

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Awards and Honors

  • Doctor of Science (Honorary), Lafayette College, Easton PA
  • Past Chair, Subspecialty Board on Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Past member: Board of Directors, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Co-Chair, Cancer in the Elderly Working Group, Alliance Cooperative Group (previously Cancer and Leukemia Group B)
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure – Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction in Clinical Research, 2021
  • OncLive Giants of Cancer Care Award, 2017
  • BJ Kennedy Award in Geriatric Oncology- American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2008
  • Mary Jones Hudson Distinguished Professorship in Geriatric Oncology

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