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Linda Szalkucki, APNP, CBCN,  specializes in problems of the breast. She has a special interest in working with individuals who are at elevated risk of breast cancer. Her clinical credentials include Certified Breast Care Nurse and Gerontological Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified. Linda is an affiliate member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, the Oncology Society of Nursing, the American Nurses Association and its Wisconsin affiliate, and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nurses. She has served as president of the Madison District of the Wisconsin Nurses Association. Linda has been an invited lecturer on the topic of benign and malignant problems of the breast in the University of Wisconsin School of Nursing and University of Wisconsin Physician Assistant Program, as well as on the topic of the patient experience of breast cancer in the Chaplain Residency Program of UW-Madison. She has participated in and volunteered at the Madison Komen Race for the Cure for several years.



UW Carbone Cancer Center
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University Hospital
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UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Certifications Gerontologic NP, B.C.
Education University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

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