Mary B. Daly, MD, PhD, FACP

Fox Chase Cancer Center

Mary B. Daly, MD, PhD, FACP

Professor, Department of Clinical Genetics

Former Chair, Department of Clinical Genetics

Director, Risk Assessment Program

TRDG Member, Breast Cancer; Kidney, Bladder, and Prostate Cancer; Ovarian and Gynecologic Cancer

Timothy R. Talbot Jr. Chair in Cancer Research

NCCN, Breast Cancer Risk Reduction Panel Member

NCCN, Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis Panel Member

NCCN, Genetic/Familial High-Risk Assessment: Breast and Ovarian Panel Member

Specialties

◽ Oncology

Breast Cancer; Endometrial (Uterine) Cancer; Ovarian & Primary Peritoneal Cancer

Overview

Biography

Dr. Daly is a national leader in the field of clinical cancer genetics and is the founder and director of one of the first cancer risk assessment and counseling programs in the country, established in 1991. Dr. Daly is the founder and director of Fox Chase Cancer Center’s Risk Assessment Program, which is heavily grounded in research. The program has contributed to early observations regarding risk perception and risk-reducing behavior among women with a family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer and has been instrumental in the development of state-of-the-art cancer risk counseling interventions.

Education & Fellowships

    ◽ Fellow, Oncology, University of Texas Health Center, Austin, TX
    ◽ Resident, Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Center, Austin, TX
    ◽ MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 1978
    ◽ PhD, Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 1973
    ◽ MSPH, Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 1971
    ◽ BA, Biology, College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY, 1965

Awards & Honors

    ◽ Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctors, 2009-20
    ◽ America’s Top Doctors®, 2015-2017
    ◽ Susan G. Komen Light of Life Award, 2014
    ◽ Women of Distinction Award, Philadelphia Business Journal, 2011
    ◽ Cancer Control Award, American Cancer Society, 1996, 2004