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Lee S. Schwartzberg, M.D., F.A.C.P. is a senior partner and Medical Director at The West Clinic, a 33 physician oncology, hematology and radiology practice in Memphis, TN. He did fellowship training in medical oncology and hematology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where he also served as Chief Medical Resident and was a founding member of the institutional ethics committee. Dr. Schwartzberg is a Professor of Medicine and Division Chief of Hematology/Oncology at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He is the Director of the West Cancer Center. Dr. Schwartzberg is President /CMO for Vector Oncology, an oncology specific SMO/CRO. He was awarded the 2004 Jefferson Award for community service. He was the founding editor-in-chief of the journal Community Oncology and the website OncologySTAT.com and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Supportive Oncology. Dr. Schwartzberg’s major research interests are new therapeutic approaches to breast cancer, targeted therapy and supportive care having authored over 110 research papers. He maintains a private practice in medical oncology focusing on breast cancer.