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The Breast Center at Smilow Cancer Hospital provides the highest level of multidisciplinary patient care and is as part of the NCI designated Yale Cancer Center.


  • Lajos Pusztai

    Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology); Co-Leader, Genetics, Genomics and Epigenetics, Yale Cancer Center

    Research Interests
    • Breast
    • Breast Neoplasms
    • Genetics
    • Medical Oncology
    • Genomics
    • Translational Medical Research
    Clinical Interests
    • Breast
    • Breast Diseases
    • Medical Oncology
    • Breast Self-Examination
    • Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome
  • Kerin Adelson

    Associate Professor; Chief Quality Officer and Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Smilow Cancer Hospital

    Research Interests
    • Breast
    Clinical Interests
    • Breast
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Neoplasms
    • Medical Oncology
    • Breast Self-Examination
    • Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome
  • Michael DiGiovanna

    Associate Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology); Chair, Breast Cancer Tumor Board, Yale Cancer Center; Curriculum Director, Office of Education; Thread Leader, Pharmacology, Office of Education; Master Course Co-Leader, Office of Education

    Research Interests
    • Breast Neoplasms
    • Medical Oncology
    • Pharmacology
    • Protein-Tyrosine Kinases
    • Signal Transduction
    • Clinical Trial
    Clinical Interests
    • Medical Oncology
  • Erin Hofstatter

    Associate Professor Adjunct; Co-Director, Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program

    Research Interests
    • Breast Neoplasms
    Clinical Interests
    • Breast
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Neoplasms
    • Medical Oncology
    • Breast Self-Examination
    • Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome
  • Sarah Mougalian

    Associate Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology); Chief, Ambulatory Officer

    Clinical Interests
    • Breast
    • Breast Diseases
    • Medical Oncology
    • Breast Self-Examination
    • Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome
  • Tara Sanft

    Associate Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology); Chief, Patient Experience Officer; Medical Director, Survivorship Clinic

    Research Interests
    • Breast Diseases
    Clinical Interests
    • Breast
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Self-Examination
    • Early Detection of Cancer
    • Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome
    • Breast Cancer Lymphedema