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Barbara L. Fowble

Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology

Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Box 1708, 1600 Divisadero St, MZ Bldg R H1031
San Francisco, CA 94143 - 1708
Phone: (415) 353-7175
Fax: (415) 353-9883

Professional Focus

Before moving to California, Dr. Barbara Fowble was Clinical Director of the Radiation Oncology Department, Associate director of the Breast Evaluation Center and a Senior Member of the division of medical science at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is internationally recognized for her expertise in radiation and breast cancer. Dedicated to the treatment of breast cancer patients, Dr. Fowble has treated more than 2000 women with radiation. Her research studies have defined the roles of breast conservation therapy as an alternative to mastectomy and radiation after mastectomy. She was the founder and inspiration for the Fox Chase Cancer Center Complementary Medicine Program, “Complete Care”. Dr. Fowble has been selected as one of the top physicians in the United States by such publications as American Health Magazine, Best Doctors in America, Good Housekeeping, Town and Country and Philadelphia Magazine. She was featured in Time-Life’s medical video on breast cancer. Women with breast cancer have traveled across the United States and from other countries to consult with her. She is the author of numerous scientific publications and was the primary editor of a major textbook on breast cancer treatment. She has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Clinical Oncology and the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics and was a guest editor for Breast Disease: A Yearbook Quarterly and associate editor for The Breast Journal.