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Paul Chapman, MD

Cancer.Net Associate Editor: Melanoma/Skin Cancers
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Dr. Paul Chapman is an attending physician in the Melanoma/Sarcoma Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, a Professor of Medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical College, and serves as the chair of the Melanoma Research Alliance Medical Advisory Panel. He earned his medical degree from the Weill Medical College of Cornell University in 1981, completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Chicago Medical Center in 1984, and a fellowship in Medical Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in 1987.

As a physician-scientist and specialist in melanoma that has spread to other parts of the body, Dr. Chapman cares for patients with this cancer in the clinic and searches for new therapies to control and cure the disease.  He has authored or co-authored over 100 articles and has received a number of honors and awards for his clinical research, including the Wings of Hope Award in 2007 from the Melanoma Research Foundation.  In addition to patient care, Dr. Chapman is active in a number of scientific organizations such as the Society for Melanoma Research, the Melanoma Research Alliance, and ASCO.

Disclosure: In the past two years Dr. Chapman has received research funding from and/or served on Scientific Advisory boards for Roche/Genentech and GSK.

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