Charles L. Loprinzi, MD, FASCO

Cancer.Net Associate Editor: Psychosocial Oncology
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Dr. Charles Loprinzi is the Regis Professor of Breast Cancer Research at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, where he is an emeritus chair of the Division of Medical Oncology and an emeritus vice-chair of the Department of Oncology.

His research is focused on side effect and symptom management efforts, with studies of cancer-related problems such as cancer anorexia and cachexia, nausea and vomiting, chemotherapy associated neuropathy, and the management of hot flashes among cancer survivors.

Dr. Loprinzi served as the founding editor for the Art of Oncology section of the Journal of Clinical Oncology from 2000 through 2010.  In this role, he edited 2 anthologies of articles from the Art of Oncology series that are available via the Kindle electronic book format.

Dr. Loprinzi has received numerous awards, including the Komen Foundation Brinker Award in 2002, the 2005 Komen Foundation Professor of Survivorship Award, the 2006 Clinical Research Award from the Association of Community Cancer Centers, and the 2006 Vasomotor Symptoms Research Award from the North American Menopausal Society.

Disclosures: In the past two years, Dr. Loprinzi has served as a consultant and/or advisor to PledPharma.

Last updated: August 2018