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Jennifer M. Specht, MD

Dr. Specht is a medical oncologist who specializes in treating women with breast cancer.

Patient Care Philosophy:

As our scientific understanding of breast cancer advances, treatment options for patients become increasingly complex. As a medical oncologist, my role is to provide patients with state-of-the-art recommendations for their treatment; integrating the best science with the unique needs of each patient. I support patient participation in well-designed clinical trials to answer important scientific questions about breast cancer, which ultimately leads to better health and longer life for cancer patients.

Dr. Specht's Resume


Title

  • Medical Oncology Division, Associate Professor, University of Washington Medical Center
  • Associate Member, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Clinical Expertise

Breast cancer genetics, investigational breast cancer treatments

Education And Training

  • Medical School: University of Washington, 1999
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Washington, 1999-2002
  • Fellowship: University of Washington / Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 2002-2005

More Information

  • Dr. Specht was recognized as a 2013 "Top Doctor" in Seattle Met magazine's annual survey.
  • For more information about Dr. Jennifer M. Specht's clinical and research expertise, click here.

Clinical Trials

Dr. Specht is the SCCA lead investigator for the following clinical trials:

Dr. Specht's Story


Dr. Jennifer Specht is a medical oncologist at SCCA. She received her medical and fellowship training at University of Washington School of Medicine and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. She is an assistant professor at UW in the Medical Oncology division and specializes in treating breast cancer.

“As our scientific understanding of breast cancer advances, treatment options for patients become increasingly complex,” Dr. Specht says. “As a medical oncologist, my role is to provide patients with state-of-the-art recommendations for their treatment; integrating the best science with the unique needs of each patient. I support patient participation in well-designed clinical trials to answer important scientific questions about breast cancer, which ultimately leads to better health and longer life for cancer patients.”