Tian Zhang, MD

Cancer.Net Specialty Editor: Genitourinary Cancer
Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, NC

Dr. Tian Zhang is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Duke University School of Medicine and is a medical oncologist at Duke Cancer Institute. Dr. Zhang specializes in caring for people with genitourinary cancers, including kidney, bladder, prostate, and testicular cancers. Dr. Zhang earned her medical degree from Harvard Medical School-MIT Health Sciences and Technology and completed her internal medicine residency and fellowship training in hematology-oncology at Duke University Medical Center.

Dr. Zhang’s research interests involve developing novel cancer therapeutics and biomarkers. She has spearheaded projects on circulating tumor cells as biomarkers, and she actively participates in a dynamic clinical research program in genitourinary oncology. Her interest in oncology stems from an early passion for biochemistry, the special connection formed between oncologists and patients, and the exciting novel therapies that are emerging in cancer treatments. She partners with her patients to help them make informed decisions regarding management of their cancer and works closely with her urology and radiation oncology colleagues in a multidisciplinary setting.

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Last updated: November 2019