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Nancy DeMore
Nancy DeMore, MD Office

(843) 792-9300

86 Jonathan Lucas Street Charleston, SC 29425

Nancy DeMore

Dr. Nancy DeMore is a board-certified breast surgical oncologist and is the BMW endowed chair in cancer research at MUSC Health. Her clinical interests are breast cancer in young women, breast conservation therapy, breast sarcoma, inflammatory breast cancer, oncoplastic surgery, sentinel node biopsy, and skin and nipple-sparing mastectomy., As a surgeon, Dr. DeMore has played an integral role in the evaluation of minimally invasive techniques that have changed the standard of care for patients who require sentinel lymph node biopsy. Furthermore, she has expanded the indications for breast conservation by advancing the use of neoadjuvant chemotherapy (cancer-killing drugs taken before primary therapy)., Dr. DeMore is also a physician-scientist with extensive research experience in developing new therapies for breast cancer. She has been a co-investigator on 11 active clinical trials and 24 completed clinical trials, which have led to clinical advances in the care of breast cancer patients, in particular, those with metastatic breast cancer. For more than 25 years, she has investigated tumor angiogenesis (the growth of new capillary blood vessels, which provide tumors with oxygen and nutrients.) Her lab focuses on discovering novel factors that stimulate this growth and developing new drugs that block these factors and therefore inhibit tumor growth. Dr. DeMore has been appointed to a six-year term on the NIH Oncology 2, Translational Clinical IRG, Cancer Immunopathology and Immunotherapy Study Section. Her hope is that over the next 20 years, she will have helped contribute to excellent patient care, advancement of less-invasive survival techniques, and development of novel therapies that will improve survival for patients with metastatic disease., Dr. DeMore obtained her medical degree from Chicago Medical School. She completed her residency at Boston University Medical Center, a cancer research fellowship at Harvard Medical School, and fellowship training at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. DeMore practiced as a professor of surgery at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill for 13 years.
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Practice Nancy DeMore, MD
Gender Female
Education University of Health Sciences, The Chicago Medical School
Training Childrens Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Cornell University Medical Center, Boston University Medical Center, Boston University Medical Center
Certification SC, SC-37518, MA, MA-77273, NC, NC-200100857, NY, NY-213634, SC-BD6377534, NC-BD637753*, SC-2037518, American Board of Surgery, American Board of Surgery-045688
Payment Options American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Not Accepting New Patients
Insurances Accepted Aetna (PPO), Managed Choice, Open Choice and Exclusive Choice), Ambetter from Absolute Total Care (Marketplace) , BCBS Blue Essentials (Marketplace), Blue Choice Blue Option (Exchange Plan), Blue Choice MyChoice (Available as individual commercial product), Blue Cross Blue Shield Preferred Blue (PPC), Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Choice HealthCare (Group Health Plan), Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal (FEP), Blue Cross Blue Shield Planned Administrators, Blue Cross Blue Shield State Health Plan for South Carolina, Cigna, Coventry, Employers Health Network/SC Business Coalition on Health, First Health, Great West Healthcare (Part of Cigna now), Humana ChoiceCare PPO (Group Health Plan) , Medcost, Tricare, United HealthCare, AllWell by Absolute Total Care, Clover Health , Absolute Total Care (NEIC), Blue Choice Medicaid, First Choice/Select Health (NEIC), Molina Healthcare , WellCare, Absolute Total Care Healthy Connections Prime Dual Medicare/Medicaid Plan , First Choice VIP Care Plus Healthy Connections Prime Dual Medicare/Medicaid Plan, Molina Healthy Connections Prime Dual Medicare/Medicaid Plan
Degrees Medical Doctor
Languages English
Services Nancy DeMore, MD provides oncology services in Charleston, SC. Oncology includes the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, skin cancer, prostate cancer, and many other forms of cancer.

Contact Nancy DeMore at (843) 792-9300 for specific information about cancer treatment in Charleston, SC.
Additional Services Oncological Surgeon, Doctor
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