Michele Basche, MD
About Michele Basche, MD
Dr. Michele Basche is a board-certified medical oncologist with advanced sub-specialty expertise in breast cancer. She treats patients with all types of breast disease with cutting-edge treatments such as chemotherapy, immunotherapy, hormone therapy, and clinical trials. Dr. Basche practices evidence-based medicine and follows National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines.
She works closely with breast surgeons, radiation oncologists, plastic surgeons, and other sub-specialists and participates in a weekly breast tumor board conference. During these tumor boards, cancer experts collaborate and review cases, share knowledge, and determine the best possible treatment for each patient. Dr. Basche develops customized treatment plans for each of her patients that incorporate cutting-edge therapies.
Dr. Basche also specializes in treating gastrointestinal cancers including gastric, pancreatic, and colon as well as gynecological cancers including uterine, ovarian, cervical and endometrial.
She is the Co-Medical Director of Supportive Care, a dedicated team of licensed oncology clinical social workers that are a resource for patients as well as their family and caregivers.
Clinical Care Expertise
Atypical Ductal and Lobular Hyperplasia of the Breast
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS)
Fallopian Tube Cancer
Female Pelvic Malignancies
HER2+ Breast Cancers
High Risk Breast Cancer Prevention
Inflammatory Breast Cancer
Invasive Breast Cancer (IDC/ILC)
Lobular Carcinoma in Situ (LCIS)
Metastatic Breast Cancer
Paget Disease of the Breast
Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
Hematology & Oncology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO
Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO
University of California-San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Patient Care Philosophy
Dr. Basche makes cutting-edge treatment available to her patients by offering by offering them clinical trials as well as proven therapy. She educates her patients about their diagnosis and treatment options so they can play an active part in fighting their cancer. She works closely with experts from the fields of surgery, radiation oncology, nutrition, exercise rehabilitation, nursing, and social work to give patients the best treatment available while optimizing their quality of life.
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Colorado Medical Society
Sky Ridge Medical Center Breast Cancer Committee, Co-Chair