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E. Claire Dees, MD, MSc


Department of Medicine
    Division of Hematology and Oncology

Cancer Services, Hematology/Oncology, Breast Center

Breast cancer, metastatic breast cancer, Phase I trials.
Clinical Appointment Phone:  919-966-0381
Clinical Appointment Phone:  919-966-0000
Fax:  919-966-6735
E-mail Address:
Assistant Name:  Melissa Haines
Assistant Phone:  919-843-7719
Assistant Email:
Work Phone:  919-966-4431

Elizabeth Claire Dees, MSc

Internal Medicine - Board Certified  (1996)
Medical Oncology - Board Certified  (1998)

Education and Training
Medical School: MSc, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1999
  MD, Duke University, Durham, NC, 1993
Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, 1993 - 1996
Area: Internal Medicine
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 1996 - 1999
Area: Hematology/Oncology

Professional Positions
  1. Chair, Developmental Therapeutics Working Group, University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

  2. Faculty Director, Clinical Protocol Office, University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

  3. Member, ASCO Program Committee, Metastatic Breast Cancer, 2007-2009

  4. Member, CALGB Pharmocology and Experimental Therapeutics Committee, 2007-Present

  1. Best Doctors in America, 2008, 2012, 2014

  2. UNC Planetree Physician Champion Award, 2007

  3. K23 Patient Oriented Carre Development Award, 2002

Physician Referral:
You can request a physician referral by calling UNC HealthLink at (919) 966-7890,
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.