Baltimore: Dr. Martin D. Abeloff, an authority on the breast cancer treatment and chief oncologist at Johns Hopkins, died on Friday in Baltimore. He was 65 years old.
Mr. Abeloff guided the Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University for the last 15 years.
Vanessa Wasta, a representative for the cancer center said that Abeloff’s death followed a fight with leukemia, a type of cancer.
Wasta added that his leukemia was growing slowly, but his condition got worsened this past spring.