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Barbara Ann Burtness, MD
Professor, Department of Medical Oncology
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dr. Burtness is Professor of Medical Oncology and Associate Director of Clinical Research at Fox Chase Cancer Center, an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center. She is an active clinical investigator interested in esophagogastric cancers. Dr. Burtness received her medical degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and trained in internal medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She completed fellowship training in medical oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. She was a faculty member at Yale University School of Medicine from 1993-2005 and served as Director of Gastrointestinal Oncology at Yale. Since 2005 she has been at Fox Chase Cancer Center. She chairs or co-chairs both investigator initiated and cooperative group studies in esophagogastric cancer, serves as Co-Leader of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group Esophagogastric Working Group, and is a member of the Esophagogastric Task Force of the National Cancer Institute Gastrointestinal Cancer Steering Committee. She chairs the Gastrointestinal (non-colorectal) Scientific Program Committee track for the American Society of Clinical Oncology in 2013-2014.



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