Pelin Cinar, MD, MS

Title(s)HS Clinical Assist.Professor, Medicine
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    University of California Irvine, IrvineMD06/2007Doctor of Medicine
    University of California Irvine, IrvineMS06/2002Epidemiology
    University of California Irvine, IrvineBS06/2000Biological Sciences
    University of California Irvine, IrvineBA06/2000Anthropology
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco06/2013Hematology/Oncology
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco2020Learning Health System Coach
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco2021Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
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    UCSF2020The Isadora Rosenbaum Champion of Service Award

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    Dr. Pelin Cinar is a specialist in gastrointestinal oncology with a particular interest in pancreatic cancer. As director of quality improvement for the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, she is committed to developing projects to ensure that each oncology patient at UCSF receives superior care.

    Cinar earned her medical degree and completed her residency in internal medicine at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. She received her fellowship training in hematology and oncology at UCSF, where she was appointed chief fellow. During her fellowship, she became passionate about quality improvement in health care and participated in efforts to improve care for oncology patients.

    In 2014, Cinar joined the faculty of the Stanford Department of Medicine as a gastrointestinal oncologist. She was also assistant medical director for cancer care quality and associate director for quality and curriculum for Stanford's oncology fellowship program. In 2015, she was selected to participate in the American Society of Clinical Oncology's Quality Training Program.

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    1. Implementation of an Embedded In-Clinic Genetic Testing Station to Optimize Germline Testing for Patients with Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. Oncologist. 2021 Sep 10. Walker EJ, Goldberg D, Gordon KM, Pedley C, Carnevale J, Cinar P, Collisson EA, Tempero MA, Ko AH, Blanco AM, Dhawan M. PMID: 34506673.
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    2. Creative Strategies Implemented During the Coronavirus Pandemic That Will Impact the Future of Cancer Care. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2020 Oct 30; 1-5. Sugalski J, Franco T, Shulman LN, Cinar P, Bachman J, Crews JR, Olsen M, Schatz A, Kubal T. PMID: 33126204.
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    3. Planning for post-pandemic cancer care delivery: Recovery or opportunity for redesign? CA Cancer J Clin. 2021 01; 71(1):34-46. Cinar P, Bold R, Bosslet BA, Bota DA, Burgess D, Chew HK, Cohen JG, Elquza E, Gold KA, Kamiya E, Karlan BY, McKay RR, Patel SP, Ternavan K, Welborn J, Yamamoto M, Rugo HS. PMID: 32997807.
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    4. Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer: ASCO Guideline Update. J Clin Oncol. 2020 Aug 05; JCO2001364. Sohal DPS, Kennedy EB, Cinar P, Conroy T, Copur MS, Crane CH, Garrido-Laguna I, Lau MW, Johnson T, Krishnamurthi S, Moravek C, O'Reilly EM, Philip PA, Pant S, Shah MA, Sahai V, Uronis HE, Zaidi N, Laheru D. PMID: 32755482.
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    5. Oncology Care Delivery in the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Opportunity to Study Innovations and Outcomes. JCO Oncol Pract. 2020 08; 16(8):431-434. Cinar P, Cox J, Kamal A, Bickel K, Krzyzanowska M, Armitage J, Ganti AK, Ward J, Wong S, Lonial S, Bosserman L. PMID: 32463764.
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    6. Safety at the Time of the COVID-19 Pandemic: How to Keep our Oncology Patients and Healthcare Workers Safe. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2020 04 15; 1-6. Cinar P, Kubal T, Freifeld A, Mishra A, Shulman L, Bachman J, Fonseca R, Uronis H, Klemanski D, Slusser K, Lunning M, Liu C. PMID: 32294617.
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    7. Postoperative Exacerbation of Oxaliplatin-induced Neurotoxicity in Gastrointestinal Cancers: A Case Series. Anticancer Res. 2020 02; 40(2):865-871. Gonzalez A, Walker EJ, Van Loon K, Cinar P, Atreya CE. PMID: 32014930.
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    8. CA 19-9 Response: A Surrogate to Predict Survival in Patients With Metastatic Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. Am J Clin Oncol. 2019 12; 42(12):898-902. Diaz CL, Cinar P, Hwang J, Ko AH, Tempero MA. PMID: 31634155.
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    9. A step towards equitable clinical trial recruitment: a protocol for the development and preliminary testing of an online prostate cancer health information and clinical trial matching tool. Pilot Feasibility Stud. 2019; 5:123. Borno HT, Bakke BM, Kaplan C, Hebig-Prophet A, Chao J, Kim YJ, Yeager J, Cinar P, Small E, Boscardin C, Gonzales R. PMID: 31720002.
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    10. Variation Across the Continuum of Surgical Oncology Care. JAMA Netw Open. 2018 10 05; 1(6):e183035. Wick EC, Cinar P. PMID: 30646213.
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    11. Early Response Assessment in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Through Integrated PET/MRI. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2018 11; 211(5):1010-1019. Wang ZJ, Behr S, Consunji MV, Yeh BM, Ohliger MA, Gao K, Ko AH, Cinar P, Tempero MA, Collisson EA. PMID: 30063366.
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    12. Best practices for the treatment of metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma: the therapeutic landscape in 2017. Chin Clin Oncol. 2017 Jun; 6(3):29. Cinar P, Ko AH. PMID: 28705006.
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    13. A case series of patients with HER2-overexpressed primary metastatic gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma. Anticancer Res. 2014 Dec; 34(12):7357-60. Cinar P, Calkins SM, Venook AP, Kelley RK. PMID: 25503172.
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    14. Evolving treatment options for locally advanced unresectable pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2014 Feb; 12(2):167-72. Cinar P, Ko AH. PMID: 24586078.
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    15. Monoclonal antibodies and other targeted therapies for pancreatic cancer. Cancer J. 2012 Nov-Dec; 18(6):653-64. Cinar P, Tempero MA. PMID: 23187854.
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    16. Survival for patients with invasive cutaneous melanoma among ethnic groups: the effects of socioeconomic status and treatment. J Clin Oncol. 2008 Jan 01; 26(1):66-75. Zell JA, Cinar P, Mobasher M, Ziogas A, Meyskens FL, Anton-Culver H. PMID: 18165642.
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