Donald R Lannin MD

Professor of Surgery (Oncology)

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchCancer Center, Yale: Breast Cancer Program; Cancer Prevention and ControlSurgery: Oncology/General Surgery; The Breast CenterCancer Prevention and Control

Research Interests

Breast disease and cancer; Clinical trial for the study of tamoxifen and raloxifene (STAR trial) more...


  • B.A., Stanford University, 1970
  • M.D., University of Minnesota, 1974

Selected Publications

  • Mitchell J, Lannin DR, Mathews HF, Swanson MS. Religious beliefs and breast cancer screening. Journal of Women's Health & Gender-Based Medicine. Vol. 11 (2002) in press
  • Lannin DR, Mathews HF, Mitchell J, Swanson MS. Impacting cultural attitudes in African-American women to decrease breast cancer mortality. The American Journal of Surgery. 184 (2002) 418-423.
  • Royak-Schaler R, Klabunde CN, Greene WF, Lannin DR, DeVellis B, Wilson KR, Cheuvront B. Communicating Breast Cancer Risk: Patient Perceptions of Provider Discussions. Medscape Women’s Health eJournal 7(2), 2002.



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