Cancer.Net Specialty Editor: Gastrointestinal Cancers
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston MA
Dr. Matthew B. Yurgelun is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a gastrointestinal medical oncologist affiliated with both the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Gastrointestinal Cancer Center and the Center for Cancer Genetics & Prevention.
Dr. Yurgelun earned his medical degree at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons, completed a residency program in internal medicine and a fellowship in hematology and oncology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. He is currently a clinical researcher whose focus and expertise is on the diagnosis and management of patients with inherited gastrointestinal cancer syndromes and is an elected member of the Leadership Council of the Collaborative Group of the Americas on Inherited Gastrointestinal Cancer. He also serves on the Cancer Genetics Editorial Board for the National Cancer Institute’s Physician Data Query (PDQ) and is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s (ASCO) Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee and Cancer Prevention Committee.
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Last updated: September 2018