Benjamin O. Anderson

Appointments and Affiliations

 
 
University of Washington
School of Medicine
Surgery
Surgical Oncology
Professor, Appointed: 2004
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Public Health Sciences
Member, Appointed: 2006
Professional Headshot of Benjamin O. Anderson

Mailing Address

Box 356410
University of Washington
1959 N.E. Pacific Street
Room BB-437A
Seattle, Washington 98195-6410
United States

Contact

Phone: (206) 543-6352
Fax: (206) 543-8136
banderso@u.washington.edu

Degrees

Fellowship, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Surgical Oncology, 1994.
Residency, University of Colorado, General Surgery, 1992.
M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1985.

Research Interests

Research Interests:
International breast health care and cancer control
Guideline development for breast cancer early detection, diagnosis and treatment
Process and quality metric development for breast cancer
Dissemination and implementation research in breast cancer
Breast cancer education and training in low and middle income countries

Clinical Interests:
Oncoplastic surgery for breast conservation
Lobular carcinoma in situ and invasive lobular carcinoma
Surgical management of locally advanced breast cancer
Sentinel node mapping
Phyllodes tumors of the breast

Additional Experience

Board Certified:General Surgery, 1994, Recertified 2002

Director, Breast Cancer Specialty Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 1998-2003

Director, Breast Health Clinic, University of Washington / Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 1996 - Present

Future Research

Dissemination and implementation research for cancer health care delivery

Memberships

American College of Surgeons
American Society for Clinical Oncology
American Society of Breast Disease
American Society of Breast Surgeons
Association for Academic Surgery
Society of Surgical Oncology

Honors and Awards

2007, Educator of the Year, Medrix
2005-2009, America's Top Doctors, Castle Connelly Medical, Ltd.
2005-2009, America's Top Doctors for Cancer, Castle Connelly Medical, Ltd.
2005-2007, President, American Society of Breast Disease
2002, 'Seattle Area's Best Doctors' Award, Seattle Magazine
2001, Outstanding CME Course Chair, Continue Medical Education, University of Washington
2001-2009, 'Best Doctors in America' award, Best Doctors, Inc.
1997, Award of Appreciation, Project LEAD Teacher/Scientist, National Breast Cancer Coalition
1997, Best Scientific Paper by a Fellow, Society of Surgical Oncology
1997, Outstanding Proffered Paper, American Society of Breast Disease
1996, First Prize for Resident Research, Department of Surgery, University of Washington
1995, Career Development Award, American Cancer Society
1994, Best Clinical Paper by a Surgical Oncology Fellow, Society of Surgical Oncology
1993, Clinical Oncology Fellowship Award, American Cancer Society
1991, Ben Eiseman Basic Science Research Award, Department of Surgery, University of Colorado
1991, Second Place, National Residents' Competition, Basic Science Papers on Trauma panel, American College of Surgeons
1991, Ben Eiseman Clinical Research Award, Department of Surgery, University of Colorado
1991, First Place, Region VIII Residents' Competition, Scientific Papers on Trauma panel, American College of Surgeons
1990, John Gramlich Traveling Surgical Scholar, Department of Surgery, University of Colorado
1986, Presidential Gold Star for Academic Excellence, Denver Medical Society
1985, Distinction in Research on Alzheimer's Disease, graduation honors, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
1980, Pi Mu Epsilon, mathematics honors society, Pomona College
1977-1978, Pomona College Scholar, Dean's list, Pomona College

Previous Positions

2003-2006, Joint Associate Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Public Health Sciences
1998-2003, Joint Assistant Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Clinical Research
1998-2004, Associate Professor, University of Washington, School of Medicine, Surgery, Surgical Oncology
1994-1998, Affiliate Investigator, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Clinical Research
1994-1998, Assistant Professor, University of Washington, School of Medicine, Surgery, Surgical Oncology

Funding

  • Puget Sound Partners for Global Health: Readiness Assessment for Implementation of Breast Cancer Treatment Guidelines - Pilot Fund Award 2008, 2008 to 2009.
  • Agency for Health Care Research and Quality: Global Summit on International Breast Health - Implementation, 2007 to .
  • Susan G. Komen Foundation, Susan G. Komen For the Cure: Sabbatical - Breast Health Global Initiative, Special Project Award, 2007 to 2008.
  • National Cancer Institute: Breast Cancer Risk and Molecular Change After Chernobyl, RO1, 2007 to 2012.
  • National Cancer Institute Office of International Affairs: Breast Health Global Initiative, 2006 to 2007.
  • Susan G. Komen Foundation: Breast Health Global Initiative - Special Project Award, 2006 to 2008.
  • Agency for Health Care Research and Quality: Global Summit Consensus Conference, 2005 to .
  • Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation: Breast Health Global Initiative Steering Committee - Komen Foundation Small Grant Award, 2004 to 2005.
  • Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Public Health Services Division: Breast Health Global Initiative, 2003 to 2006.
  • Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation: Breast Health Global Initiative, $50,000, 2002 to 2003.
  • Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center/University of Washington: Breast Specimen Repository and Registry - 2001 - Present, 2001 to .
  • Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program: Role of Melatonin in Prevention of Breast Cancer, 1999 to 2002.
  • Windy Hill Technology: I.D. of intraductal breast pathology in high risk women, 1999 to 2000.
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID): Ukraine Breast Cancer Assistance Program Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), 1997 to 2000.
  • Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center: Mammography Tumor Registry, 1997 to 2000.
  • Seattle Breast Cancer Research Program, FHCRC: Breast cancer proliferation markers, P.I.: $9,900, 1996 to 1997.
  • National Institutes of Health: C-myc repressor CTCF with breast cancer, RO1 #CA-71-732, 1996 to 2001.
  • American Cancer Society: Career Development Award, P.I.: $90,000 salary, 1995 to 1998.
  • University of Washington School of Medicine: Breast Cancer Fresh Tissue Bank and Database, $30,000, 1995 to 1996.
  • University of Washington School of Medicine: Breast Cancer Fresh Tissue Bank and Database, Co-P.I.: $100,000, 1995 to 1997.
  • Seattle Breast Cancer Research Program, FHCRC: Breast Cancer Fresh Tissue Bank and Database, $30,000, 1995 to 1996.
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH): Differentiation and Apoptosis in Breast Cancer Seattle Breast Cancer Research Program, FHCRC, $9,000, 1994 to 1995.
  • Clinical Oncology Fellowship Award: American Cancer Society, Award #93-163-1, 1993 to 1994.
  • Foundation for Gerontologic Medical Education: Gerontology Research Fellowship, 1984 to 1984.
  • Joyce Metz-Gilmore Foundation: Research Stipend for Alzheimer's Disease, 1984 to 1984.
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine: Department of Psychiatry Research Stipend, 1982 to 1982.

 

Recent Publications

20122013
2014
2013
Javid, SH, Anderson BO.  2013.  Mounting evidence against complex decongestive therapy as a first-line treatment for early lymphedema.. Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. 31(30):3737-8.
2012
2011
Carlson, RW, Allred CD, Anderson BO, Burstein HJ, Carter BW, Edge SB, Erban JK, Farrar WB, Forero A, Giordano SH et al..  2011.  Invasive breast cancer.. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : JNCCN. 9(2):136-222.
Javid, SH, Anderson BO.  2011.  Tailored strategies for DCIS management.. Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 25(9):861-3.
2010