• Adjunct Professor, Global Health
  • Professor Emeritus, Medicine - Oncology
Julie Gralow

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
825 Eastlake Ave E, G3-630
Seattle, WA 98109
United States

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Dr. Gralow is the Jill Bennett Professor of Breast Medical Oncology and Professor of Global Health at University of Washington School of Medicine, a Member of the Clinical Research Division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and Director of Breast Medical Oncology at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. She is the SWOG National Clinical Trials Network Executive Officer for breast and lung cancer, and serves on SWOG’s Latin America Clinical Trials Initiative. She chaired the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)’s Academic Global Oncology Task Force, co-chairs ASCO’s Resource Stratified Guideline Group, and is a member of the ASCO Education Committee’s global health track. She is an Advisory Council Member for the Uganda Cancer Institute’s Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Training Program. She founded Team Survivor Northwest, an exercise and fitness organization for woman cancer survivors. She also founded the Women’s Empowerment Cancer Advocacy Network (WE CAN), dedicated to empowering cancer patient advocates in low/middle income countries. She co-chairs the Breast Cancer Initiative 2.5 (BCI2.5), a Global Campaign to reduce disparities in breast cancer care.

  • MD (University of Southern California)
  • BS (Stanford University)
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  • Cancer
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Al-Sukhun S, Temin S, Chavez-MacGregor M, Denduluri N, Oliver TK, Pyle D, Shah MA, Gralow J. ASCO Resource-Stratified Guidelines: Methods and Opportunities. J Glob Oncol (4):1-8, 2018. PMID: 30110223

Duggan C, Dvaladze AL, Tsu V, Jeronimo J, Constant TKH, Romanoff A, Scheel JR, Patel S, Gralow JR, Anderson BO. Resource-stratified implementation of a community-based breast cancer management programme in Peru. Lancet Oncology 18(10):e607-e617, 2017. PMID: 28971827

Ginsburg O, Bray F, Coleman MP, Vanderpuye V, Eniu A, Kotha SR, Sarker M, Huong TT, Allemani C, Dvaladze A, Gralow J, Yeates K, Taylor C, Oomman N, Krishnan S, Sullivan R, Kombe D, Blas MM, Parham G, Kassami N, Conteh L. The global burden of women's cancers: a grand challenge in global health. Lancet 389: 847-860, 2017. PMID: 27814965

Distelhorst SR, Cleary JF, Ganz PA, Bese N, Camacho-Rodriguez R, Cardoso F, Ddungu H, Gralow JR, Yip CH, Anderson BO; on behalf of the Breast Health Global Initiative Global Summit on Supportive Care; Quality of Life Consensus Panel Members. Optimisation of the continuum of supportive and palliative care for patients with breast cancer in low-income and middle-income countries: executive summary of the Breast Health Global Initiative, 2014. Lancet Oncol 16(3):e137-e147, 2015. PMID: 25752564

Knaul FM, Bhadelia A, Gralow J, Arreola-Ornelas H, Langer A, Frenk J. Meeting the emerging challenge of breast and cervical cancer in low- and middle-income countries. Int J Gynaecol Obstet 119: Suppl 1:S85-88, 2012. PMID: 22883910