Nina D’Abreo, MD

Nina D’Abreo, MD

Dr. Nina D’Abreo, is an Attending Physician in the Department of Oncology and Hematology at Winthrop-University Hospital and Medical Director of the Winthrop’s Breast Health Program. She serves on the Breast Cancer Medical Advisory Committee at Winthrop, which is dedicated to improving all aspects of breast health. She is responsible for developing the Breast Clinical Trials Program at Winthrop and serves as the local Principal Investigator of several cooperative group-sponsored breast cancer clinical trials designed for breast cancer prevention, early stage and metastatic breast cancer. Dr. D’Abreo is Assistant Professor of Medicine at Stony Brook University School of Medicine. She is focused on the personalized treatment of breast cancer, and has a particular interest in breast cancer survivorship. She has widely spoken and published on the subject of breast cancer.

How Do Breast Cancer Vaccines & Immunotherapy Treatments Work?

At our hospital, we get a lot of questions about immunotherapy treatments for breast cancer. Immunotherapy is one of latest, most promising lines of research in breast cancer, part of a growing breed of biologic therapies. Immunotherapy is often mentioned in the same context as the coveted “breast cancer vaccine.” Although immunotherapy and cancer vaccines are still in the research phase, many believe immunotherapy alone, or [...]

Tamoxifen, Raloxifene & Aromatase Inhibitors: How Breast Cancer Prevention Drugs Work

If you or a loved one has increased risk factors for breast cancer, developing a risk reduction plan is an important conversation to have with your doctor. At our hospital, we always recommend tackling obesity and alcohol usage first, but for those at high risk, chemoprevention can be a small piece of the risk reduction [...]