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Philip Spanheimer, MD, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member and surgical oncologist specializing in general surgical oncology, sarcoma, endocrine surgery, complex skin cancers, gastrointestinal malignancy and breast surgical oncology.

MD
Assistant Professor, Surgical Oncology
UNC-Chapel Hill
Breast Cancer

Area of Interest

General surgical oncology, sarcoma, endocrine surgery, complex skin cancers, gastrointestinal malignancy, breast surgical oncology including excisional biopsy; lumpectomy; mastectomy; skin-sparing mastectomy; nipple-sparing mastectomy; oncoplastic surgery; sentinel lymph node biopsy and mapping; axillary node dissection; locally advanced breast cancer; breast cancer in young women; high risk breast cancer patients, breast sarcomas.

Breast cancer molecular biology, hormone response and mechanisms of hormone resistance in breast cancer.

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