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Dr. Bruce Haffty


Dr. Bruce Haffty obtained his Medical Degree and completed his residency at Yale University. He is currently a Professor at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in the Department of Radiation Oncology. His clinical interests revolve around breast, head, and neck cancer but he also does some work with mesothelioma. His research interests include the genetic markers in breast cancers and how they affect cancer management. Dr. Haffty’s career is marked with many honors. He has been chosen as one of America’s Top Doctors and one of the country’s Top Physicians by Best Doctors in America. Due to his extensive work with breast cancer he has also been named one of the Top Doctors in both Ladies Home Journal and Good Housekeeping. From 2000 to 2003 he was the President of the Association of Directors of Radiation Oncology Programs. He also served as a Trustee of the American Board of Radiology and Chairman of the Breast Exam Committee of the ABR. He also is on the scientific advisory board of the American Society of Breast Surgeons Mammosite Registry Trial and a member of the executive committee of the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. He is also a member of the executive committee of the American Radium Society and holds membership in numerous educational and scientific committees. His clinical research with breast cancer and mesothelioma includes trimodality therapy which combines surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy to help get rid of these cancers and stop them from spreading.

  • Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Physician Profile.

Last modified: December 24, 2010.