Overview

Departments

Hematology/Oncology

Medicine

Centers & Specialties

Cancer Center

Medical Education
  • MD, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
Locations
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Newton: Newton-Wellesley Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

Patient Age Group
Adult
Gender
Female

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Biography

Dr. Amy Comander is a hematologist-oncologist who specializes in the care of women with breast cancer. She received her undergraduate degree and a master's degree in Biology at Harvard University. She received her medical degree at Yale University School of Medicine. She completed her Internal Medicine residency training and Hematology-Oncology fellowship training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Her interests include finding new treatments for breast cancer and helping her patients achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle after a breast cancer diagnosis. 

 

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Research & Publications

Publications

View my most recent publications at PubMed

1. Clinical outcome of triple negative breast cancer in BRCA1 mutation carriers and noncarriers.
Lee LJ, Alexander B, Schnitt SJ, Comander A, Gallagher B, Garber JE, Tung N.  Cancer. 2011 Jul 15;117(14):3093-100.

2. Estrogen receptor positive breast cancers in BRCA1 mutation carriers: clinical risk factors and pathologic features.  Tung N, Wang Y, Collins LC, Kaplan J, Li H, Gelman R, Comander AH, Gallagher B, Fetten K, Krag K, Stoeckert KA, Legare RD, Sgroi D, Ryan PD, Garber JE, Schnitt SJ.  Breast Cancer Res. 2010;12(1):R12.

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Contact

Center for Breast Cancer
55 Fruit St
Boston MA, 02114-2696
Phone 1: 617-726-6500
Phone 2: 617-726-4920
Fax: 617-724-1079

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