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A Broadway-style production of celebrity duets, benefiting Cedars-Sinai's
breast cancer research and education programs at the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute

Armando E. Giuliano, MD

Armando E. Giuliano, MD

Armando E. Giuliano, MD, is Executive Vice Chair of Surgery for Surgical Oncology, Co-Director of the Saul and Joyce Brandman Breast Center—A Project of Women's Guild, and Associate Director for Surgical Oncology at the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute.

After graduating from Fordham University, Dr. Giuliano earned his medical degree from the University of Chicago. He trained in surgery at the University of California, San Francisco, and in surgical oncology at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Dr. Giuliano has served on the editorial boards of prestigious peer-reviewed journals, including the Annals of Surgical Oncology, Journal of the American College of Surgeons, and Breast Cancer Online. A prolific researcher, he is the author of more than 400 scientific papers and book chapters and has co-authored a textbook.

Dr. Giuliano has earned numerous teaching awards as well as the Hadassah Medical Organization Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award in Oncology, the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh ad hominem, the National Summit on Breast Cancer Outstanding Medical Advances in Breast Cancer Award, and the Umberto Veronesi Award for international recognition of contributions to the field of breast cancer and the introduction of sentinel node biopsy for the treatment of breast cancer. In 2011, he received Castle Connolly’s national Clinical Excellence award, the Glenn-Robbins Award from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and the Susan G. Komen for the Cure® Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction in Clinical Research.

In addition to serving as Chairman of the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group Breast Organ Site Research Committee, Dr. Giuliano served as Chairman of the Breast Fellowship Program Directors Committee for the Society of Surgical Oncology. Currently he is President of the International Sentinel Node Society. His work on lymph node metastasis has changed the management of breast cancer worldwide.