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Hematology , Hematology/Oncology and Medical Oncology

Saundra S. Buys , MD

Huntsman Cancer Institute
2000 Circle of Hope Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

(801) 585-0255

Overview

Saundra S. Buys, MD Co-director, Family Cancer Assessment Clinic Medical Director, High Risk Breast Cancer Clinic, Huntsman Cancer Institute Professor, Department of Medicine Saundra Buys, MD, is the medical director of Huntsman Cancer Institute's High Risk Breast Cancer Clinic (HRBCC) and a professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She is a member of the Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program and the Imaging, Diagnostics, and Therapeutics Program. She has cared for patients with all types of cancer since 1982 and specializes in breast cancer. Buys is the principal investigator on two large studies funded by the National Cancer Institute. The first, the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, Ovarian (PLCO) Screening Trial, is a nationwide study to determine the effectiveness of screening for these types of cancer. The other study, the Breast Cancer Family Registry, based in six international sites including Utah, is studying some of the genetic causes of breast cancer. Buys received her MD from Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts, and completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Prior to joining the faculty of the University of Utah in 1984, she completed a clinical fellowship and research fellowship in hematology and oncology at the University of Utah School of Medicine

Gender: Female

Years in Practice: 43 Years

Languages Spoken: English

Specialties

Hematology , Hematology/Oncology and Medical Oncology

Hospital Affiliations

  • University Of Utah Hospital

Education and Training

Medical School
Tufts University School Of Medicine Graduated in 1979

Main Location

Fax: (801) 158-5015
Website: Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted: No
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Other Locations

University Of Utah Medical Group
2000 Circle of Hope Dr Ste 2100
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
(801) 585-0255

Fax:(801) 158-5012
Website:hci.utah.edu
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

N/A

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