Cancer.Net Associate Editor: Breast Cancer
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
Dr. Erica L. Mayer is a Senior Physician and a breast cancer medical oncologist at the Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, as well as an Assistant Professor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Mayer received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 2000. She completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, a chief residency in Internal Medicine at Faulkner Hospital, and a fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Partners CancerCare. She obtained a Master's in Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health.
Dr. Mayer’s research focuses on the role of novel therapies in the treatment of advanced breast cancer. She has been published in numerous peer-reviewed publications including Nature, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Clinical Breast Cancer, Journal of Clinical Oncology, American Journal of Surgery, Annals of Oncology, and Clinical Cancer Research. She is the Associate Director of the Dana-Farber Partners CancerCare Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program, and Co-Chair of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Clinical Faculty Council. Dr. Mayer is an active member of ASCO, ALLIANCE, as well as the Translational Breast Cancer Research Consortium. She is a graduate of the ASCO Leadership Development Program, has chaired the ASCO Cancer Education Committee Breast Track, and is a member of the ASCO Cancer Communications Committee.
Disclosures: In the past two years, Dr. Mayer has served as a consultant or advisor to Roche, and has received research funding from Myriad Genetics, Pfizer, and Eisai.
Last Updated: September 2015