Hiram Cody

last updated 4/24/2018

Hiram S. Cody

Attending Surgeon at MSKCC

1275 York Avenue, New York City, New York, United States
HQ Phone:
(212) 639-2000

General Information


President - New York Metropolitan Breast Cancer Group Inc

Acting Director of the Breast Service - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre

Professor of Clinical Surgery - Weill Cornell Neurology

Editor - The Breast Cancer Research Foundation


Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons



Board Member - American Society of Breast Surgeons

Member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors - ASBrS

Board Member - PAGE

Recent News  

American Society of Breast Surgeons Annual Meeting in Phoenix 2012 - Highlights | Dallas Surgical Group

"APBI appears to be safe and effective treatment for properly selected breast conservation patients," says Dr. Hiram S. Cody III, Attending Surgeon, Breast Service Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Professor of Clinical Surgery, Weil Cornell Medical College.
Dr. Cody, who is also a member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors for ASBrS, notes that the ASBrS continues to support its Consensus Statement on APBI and guidelines for patient selection (August 15, 2011 revision): (http://www.breastsurgeons.org/statements/PDF_Statements/APBI.pdf). However, Dr. Cody also states, "We wish to emphasize that although the six year results of APBI are encouraging, they do not conclusively establish equivalence with WBI, for which the supporting data include multiple randomized trials with follow-up exceeding 20 years, and meta-analyses that conclusively link local control and survival.

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Department of Surgery: Our Faculty | Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Hiram S. Cody III, MD, FACS
Hiram S. Cody III

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American Society of Breast Surgeons - About Us - Board of Directors

Hiram S. Cody, III, MD, FACS
Secretary/Treasurer Hiram S. Cody III MD is an Attending Surgeon on the Breast Service, Department of Surgery, at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer (MSKCC), and Professor of Clinical Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College, in New York. He is a graduate of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, completed Residency in General Surgery at The Roosevelt Hospital, and Fellowship in Surgical Oncology at MSKCC. His clinical research interests have included patterns of loco-regional spread and long-term outcomes of breast cancer surgery, the impact of screening mammography, and sentinel lymph node biopsy. He is Principal Investigator of MSKCC's Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Program, has served as Acting Chief of MSKCC's Breast Service, and is active in local, national, and international organizations. He is Editor of the journal Breast Diseases, on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Annals of Surgical Oncology and Surgery, reviews for 15 other journals, and was Editor of the multi-author textbook Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy. He is the author of more than 200 peer-reviewed papers, reviews, editorials and book chapters. For the American Society of Breast Surgeons, he was Program Chair of the 9th Annual Meeting, he is a member of the Board of Directors, and he currently serves as Secretary/Treasurer.TOP OF PAGE Hiram S. Cody, III, MD, FACS Secretary/Treasurer, 2011 - 2012

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