​800 Stanton L. Young Blvd
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William C. Dooley, MD, FACS

Academic Appointments:
​Tenured Professor

Clinical Focus:
Surgical Oncology
Innovative Therapies Coordinating Multiple Disciplines and New Approaches

Clinical Interests:
Breast Cancer
Pseudomyxoma Peritonei
Peritoneal mesothelioma
Peritoneal Sarcomatosis

Professional Education:
Fellowship: Surgical Oncology, Oxford University and The Johns Hopkins University
Residency: The John Hopkins University
Medical Education: Vanderbilt School of Medicine

Board Certification:
General Surgery

Research Interests:
Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment and Survivorship in Breast Cancer
Treatment Innovations in Complex and Advanced and Secondary Malignancies

Recent Publications:



Plasma exosome microRNAs are indicative of breast cancer.

Hannafon BN, Trigoso YD, Calloway CL, Zhao YD, Lum DH, Welm AL, Zhao ZJ, Blick KE, Dooley WC, Ding WQ.

Breast Cancer Res. 2016 Sep 8;18(1):90. doi: 10.1186/s13058-016-0753-x.

PMID: 27608715 [Unknown status] Free PMC Article

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Exosome-mediated microRNA signaling from breast cancer cells is altered by the anti-angiogenesis agent docosahexaenoic acid (DHA).

Hannafon BN, Carpenter KJ, Berry WL, Janknecht R, Dooley WC, Ding WQ.

Mol Cancer. 2015 Jul 16;14:133. doi: 10.1186/s12943-015-0400-7.

PMID: 26178901 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article

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Blocking the adhesion cascade at the premetastatic niche for prevention of breast cancer metastasis.

Kang SA, Hasan N, Mann AP, Zheng W, Zhao L, Morris L, Zhu W, Zhao YD, Suh KS, Dooley WC, Volk D, Gorenstein DG, Cristofanilli M, Rui H, Tanaka T.

Mol Ther. 2015 Jun;23(6):1044-54. doi: 10.1038/mt.2015.45.

PMID: 25815697 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article

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Redefining lumpectomy using a modification of the "sick lobe" hypothesis and ductal anatomy.

Dooley W, Bong J, Parker J.

Int J Breast Cancer. 2011;2011:726384. doi: 10.4061/2011/726384.

PMID: 22295232 [PubMed] Free PMC Article

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The optimization of breast conservation.

Dooley WC, Keshtgar M, Tot T, Yamamoto D, El-Tamer MB.

Int J Breast Cancer. 2011;2011:456378. doi: 10.4061/2011/456378. No abstract available.

PMID: 22295224 [PubMed] Free PMC Article

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