medical oncology newsroom

Welcome to the Division of Medical Oncology: Sami Diab, MD

The Division of Medical Oncology is excited to welcome Sami Diab, MD, as Associate Professor of Medicine and Medical Director of Oncology at the Lone Tree Medical Center.

Tejas Patil, MD Recipient of LUNGevity Clinical Research Award

Tejas Patil, MD, has been named recipient of the 2022 Hamoui Foundation and LUNGevity Clinical Research Award for his research surrounding RET-positive lung cancer. 

Welcome to the Division of Medical Oncology: Marie Wood, MD

With more than 30 years of clinical experience, Marie Wood, MD, has joined the Division of Medical Oncology as a clinical professor with the breast team. 


New Testosterone Treatment Options in Prostate Cancer

Dr. Kessler discusses how oncologists at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have applied clinical research to the treatment of prostate cancers.

Triplet Regimen Extends Time in Patients With Breast Cancer

Poster presentation by Dr. Elena Shagisultanova at the 2021 San Antonio Breast Cancer shows data  from an exploratory analysis of intracranial efficacy in patients who had CNS metastases.

2021 Fellowship Match Results

We are excited to announce the 2021 Hematology/Oncology Fellowship NRMP match results.  This outstanding group of folks will be joining us in July 2022 as first year fellows.  

Traci Lyons, PhD, Receives ACS Mission Boost Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Traci Lyons, recipient of the 2021 Mission Boost Grant from the American Cancer Society.  The objective of Dr. Lyons research proposes the hypothesis that SEMA7A is an identifiable risk factor for breast cancer progression that would be monitored in high risk women.  

What is Fibrolamellar Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)?

Dr. Alexis Leal provides insight on fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and identifies common symptoms associated with this very rare liver cancer that tends to strike children and young adults.

The Adrenal Gland and Its Response to Immunotherapy

William Robinson, MD, PhD, discusses the scientific theory behind why melanomas that metastasize to the adrenal gland don’t respond to checkpoint inhibitor and provides his recommendation for patients moving forward. 

Erin Schenk, MD, PhD, Recipient of LUNGevity Award

Erin Schenk, MD, PhD, has been awarded the 10th annual LUNGevity Career Development Award which supports exceptional young researchers to augment the lung cancer research pipeline and advance the field.

Colorectal Cancer Among Young Populations

Chris Lieu, MD sits down with CBS Denver to discuss the importance of early screening in response to rising cases of colorectal cancer among young people.

CU Researchers Receive Prestigious SPORE Grant

“A very strong team of collaborators have helped us propel this into a successful collaborative science grant, this is teamwork at its best.” Antonio Jimeno, MD, PhD

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