John Chan, MD

Title(s)Clinical Professor, Ob/Gyn, Reproductive Sciences
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address1600 Divisadero, #A7-47
San Francisco CA 94115
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    John K. Chan, MD, is the Director of Gynecologic Oncology and a specialist in the surgical and medical treatment of ovarian and other complex pelvic cancers at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Chan oversees the Division’s activities and development in patient care, research and education. His research focuses on developing new therapies for gynecologic cancers, including genomic therapy and targeted biologic therapies, as well as investigating the role of tumor-initiating cells in ovarian cancer. He is involved in population-based studies examining treatment and health outcome of ovarian and uterine cancer patients. Dr. Chan has also recently been appointed the principal investigator one of the largest advanced ovarian cancer clinical trials in the world, which is currently under development at the National Cancer Institute.

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    Prophylactic oophorectomy: practice patterns &outcomes
    NIH R03AG032602Aug 15, 2008 - Jul 31, 2010
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Endometrial stromal sarcoma: a population-based analysis. Br J Cancer. 2008 Oct 21; 99(8):1210-5. Chan JK, Kawar NM, Shin JY, Osann K, Chen LM, Powell CB, Kapp DS. PMID: 18813312; PMCID: PMC2570503.
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    2. The treatment and outcomes of early-stage epithelial ovarian cancer: have we made any progress? Br J Cancer. 2008 Apr 08; 98(7):1191-6. Chan J, Fuh K, Shin J, Cheung M, Powell C, Chen LM, Kapp D, Osann K. PMID: 18349835; PMCID: PMC2359639.
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    3. The potential therapeutic role of lymph node resection in epithelial ovarian cancer: a study of 13918 patients. Br J Cancer. 2007 Jun 18; 96(12):1817-22. Chan JK, Urban R, Hu JM, Shin JY, Husain A, Teng NN, Berek JS, Osann K, Kapp DS. PMID: 17519907; PMCID: PMC2359970.
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