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George W. Sledge, Jr., MD

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Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Indiana University School of Medicine

Dr. George W. Sledge, Jr. is Professor of Medicine and Pathology, and Ballve-Lantero Professor of Oncology (Endowed Chair) at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Trained in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology, he has devoted his professional career to understanding the biology and improving the treatment of breast cancer. He is co-Director of the Indiana University Simon Cancer Center’s Breast Cancer Program, and is active as both a laboratory and clinical researcher, with more than 250 scientific publications. He served as chair of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group’s Breast Cancer Committee (2003-2010), as a member of the Food and Drug Administration’s Oncology Drug Advisory Committee, and as a member of the Department of Defense’s Breast Cancer Research Program’s Integration Panel. He is past President of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and currently serves on the Scientific Advisory Boards for both the Komen for the Cure Foundation and the Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation. He is the recipient of numerous scientific awards, including the Breast Cancer Research Foundation’s Jill Rose Award, the Komen Foundation’s Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction, and the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium’s William L. McGuire Award. His research interests have focused on novel biologic approaches to breast cancer therapy.

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