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George A. Fisher Jr.

Academic Appointments

  • Colleen Haas Chair in the School of Medicine

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Stanford Cancer Center 875 Blake Wilbur Dr MC 5826 Stanford, CA 94305
    Tel Work (650) 725-9057 Fax (650) 736-4167
  • Academic Offices
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    Alternate Contact
    Stephanie Y. Mems Administrative Associate Tel Work 650-725-9057
    Not for medical emergencies or patient use

Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • Cancer> GI Oncology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

Administrative Appointments

  • Physician Leader, GI Oncology Disease Management Group (2011 - present)
  • Physician Leader, GI Clinical Research Group (2010 - present)
  • Director, Cancer Clinical Trials Office (2004 - present)

Professional Education

Fellowship: Stanford University Medical Center CA (1993)
Residency: Stanford University Medical Center CA (1989)
Internship: Stanford University Medical Center CA (1988)
Medical Education: Stanford University School of Medicine CA (1987)
BS: Stanford University, Biology (1976)
PhD: Stanford University, Cancer Biology (1987)
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Courses

2013-14

Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

The research program focuses on clinical trials involving new investigational agents for the treatment of a wide range of cancers. Active clinical trials include studies involving doxorubicin and taxol and agents that reverse resistance to these drugs, such as PSC 833.

Other interests include phase I and II studies using anti-sense DNA, targeting PKC-alpha in ovarian cancer and the role of gene-modified autologous T cells engineered to recognize the TAG-72 antigen on colon cancer cells.

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