|Last Name: ||Wolter|
|First Name: ||Janet|
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|Degree & Certifications: ||MD|
|Endowed Professorship: ||Brian Piccolo Chair of Breast Cancer Research|
|Rank & Title: ||Professor of Medicine |
|Department: ||Internal Medicine|
|College: ||GME, Rush Medical College|
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Dr. Wolter received a B.A. degree from Cornell College and her medical degree from the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine. She did her internship on the Osler Service at Johns Hopkins Hospital, and was the Chief Resident at the University of Illinois. She began her work in oncology with a special interest in breast cancer at what was then the Presbyterian Hospital.
She focuses 95% of her time on the treatment of patients with breast cancer. She has been active in both the ECOG and the NSABP, participating in protocol development and on the Executive Committees of both organizations. She has served on the CCIRC and on the Board of Scientific Counselors of the Division of Cancer Treatment. She was a founding member of the Comprehensive Breast Center at Rush. She still has a deep interest in the use of hormones in the treatment of breast cancer as well as in the development of strategies that may lead to cure even after the disease has recurred.