Chavalia Joan Breece, CRNP

Chavalia Joan Breece, CRNP

Chavalia Joan Breece, CRNP

Languages: English
Phone: 202-444-2132
Fax: 866-874-3366

Contact this Provider:

  • Addiction Counseling
  • Counseling
  • Hematology Oncology
Conditions I Treat
  • abdominal cancer
  • adverse effects to anticoagulants
  • amyloidosis
  • anemia
  • anemia and bone marrow disorders
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Procedures I Perform
  • adjuvant chemotherapy
  • anticoagulation
  • biological targeted therapy
  • bone marrow biopsy
  • cancer chemotherapy
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About the Provider

Has been a staff member at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital since 2014 and Nurse Practitioner/Navigator of the Lung Cancer Screening Program with Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center since 2018. Is Board certified in  pharmacologic treatment and tobacco cessation counseling. Clinical enrolled in the Smoking and Tobacco Recovery (STAR) program.

Clinical areas of focus include:

  • Lung cancer risk assessment and screening
  • Tobacco use treatment
  • Clinical research in both of the above areas

  • Graduate Education: George Mason University (1999)
  • Board Certification: American Nurses Credentialing Center, Nurse Executive

Philips JG, Cordon M, Lobo T, Friberg J, Breece CJ, Beplat M, Kim C, Veytsman I, Russell E, Cusaac L, Ahmed W, Ponder MC, Schilstra P, King L, Goswami D, Wheeley J, Taylor, KL. (2021).  Achieving healthy cancer survivorship through integrated tobacco control: development of the oncology Smoking Treatment and Recovery (STAR) Clinical Program at MGUH and MWHC (2018-2021).  Presented at the MedStar Annual Research Symposium, Washington DC. 

Taylor KL, Fallon S, Subramaniam D, Davis KM, To C, Lobo T, Philips, J, Tercyak K, Friberg J, Tynan M, Russell E, Ahmed W, Ponder MC, Cusaac L, Thompson J, Gardner K, Breece J, Kim C, Weiner LM.  (2020). Achieving healthy cancer survivorship through integrated tobacco control:  The Smoking Treatment and Recovery (STAR) program.  Presented at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, New Orleans LA.   

 Fallon S, Stephens J, Kim E, Eyestone E, Breece CJ, Anderson E,  Taylor KL, and the LSTH Trial Team (2019).  Lung cancer screening patients’ perceptions of their abnormal results: A qualitative study.  Presented at the MedStar Annual Research Symposium, Washington DC. 

2020-present Ongoing presentations to faculty, residents, and students in the Departments of
Medicine, Family Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology on Lung Cancer Screening and
Smoking Cessation.  Presentations given by Joan Breece, NP,  Drs. Eric Anderson, Randi Williams, and Kathryn Taylor.


In the News

Featured in the August 2021 publication of the GUMC Update featuring the NP role in the Smoking Treatment And Recovery (STAR) clinic.

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Practice Locations
  • 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
    Lombardi Cancer Center
    Washington, DC 20007
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    Phone: 202-444-2223
    Fax: 866-874-3366

Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
  • 2013 Nursing Excellence Award in Shared Decision Making-MedStar Washington Hospital Center