Francine E. Halberg, MD

Personal Statement

Dr. Halberg has a longstanding interest in breast cancer research and treatment. She has authored 34 scientific papers, and has lectured widely on breast cancer topics. In addition to being on the Board of Directors of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, she has chaired the ASTRO Task Force on Public Awareness and served as panel member, then Chair of the FDA Radiologic Devices Panel. She was chosen to be on the National Institute of Health’s Consensus Development Panel for the Treatment of Early Stage Breast Cancer, and has addressed the President’s Breast Cancer Commission. She also has helped launch the Radiation Oncology Institute, a foundation for radiation oncology research. Dr. Halberg’s patients have inspired her longstanding interest in breast cancer research.

Medical Education

Cornell University


US Public Health Service Hospital, San Francisco, Internal Medicine


Stanford University Medical Center, Radiation Oncology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology-Therapeutic Radioogy
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • National Board of Medical Examiners

Professional Societies & Affiliations

  • American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Board of Directors
  • Radiation Oncology Institute

Honors & Awards

  • Best Doctor in America, Woodward & White
  • Who’s Who in North America, one of the Top Doctors in the country
  • Ranked as one of the top doctors in the country by Good Housekeeping, Redbook, and Ladies Home Journal