An NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center

Victoria L. Seewaldt, M.D.

Ruth Ziegler Chair in Population Sciences and Chair, Department of Population Sciences
Clinical Expertise
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Early Cancer Detection
  • Cancer Biomarkers
Research Focus
  • Wellness and cancer prevention
  • Biomarkers for early cancer detection
Associate Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center
South Pasadena Patients: 877-998-7546

Clinical Teams

Victoria Seewaldt, M.D., is an accomplished clinician and researcher who's devoted to improving the lives of her patients and the community at large. She has led community outreach education efforts on cancer prevention through personal well-being and directed research aimed at finding biomarkers that can be used for early cancer detection, particularly triple-negative breast cancers that are especially resistant to treatment.

At City of Hope, Dr. Seewaldt directs efforts to provide breast cancer education, free breast cancer screening and treatment, mentorship of young minority scholars and a forum for community partnered trials. Clinically, Dr. Seewaldt aims to empower women at high breast cancer risk to be full partners in developing wellness strategies to promote personal health.

Dr. Seewaldt received her medical degree from University of California Davis, and completed her residency and clinical fellowship at University of Washington in Seattle. She then pursued a medical oncology fellowship with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and then became an assistant professor at The Ohio State University. Afterward, she transferred to Duke University, where she held various clinical, academic and leadership roles in its School of Medicine and Comprehensive Cancer Center — most recently as a professor, co-leader of the breast and ovarian cancer program, and head of the cancer breast prevention program — before joining City of Hope.


City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1500 East Duarte Road

Duarte, CA 91010

209 Fair Oaks Ave.

South Pasadena, CA 91030

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