Nancy Davidson, MD*

Nancy Davidson, MD*

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Dr. Davidson is director of clinical oncology for the Fred Hutchinson/University of Washington Cancer Consortium, and president of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. She is a world-renowned breast cancer researcher whose work focuses on clinical and translational breast cancer research and cancer biology and treatment. Dr. Davidson is known for her studies involving the role of hormones and the estrogen receptor in breast carcinogenesis that have defined the molecular mechanisms driving the disease as well as for her efforts to establish novel therapeutic approaches for patients who fail to respond to common treatment modalities. She currently serves as a member of the scientific advisory boards for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, V Foundation for Cancer Research, and Sidney Kimmel Foundation for Cancer Research, and served as the AACR’s president for 2016-17.