Howard S Hochster, MD

Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology); Associate Director for Clinical Sciences, Yale Cancer Center; Clinical Program Leader, Gastrointestinal Cancers Program, Smilow Cancer Hospital; Clinical Research Program Leader, Gastrointestinal Cancers Program, Yale Cancer Center

Departments & Organizations

Cancer Center, Yale: Developmental Therapeutics | Gastrointestinal Cancer Program

Medical Oncology

Office of Student Research

Yale Medical Group

Biography

Dr. Howard Hochster is an internationally known expert in Cancer Clinical Trials and early cancer drug development, particularly in gastrointestinal cancer. He joined the Yale faculty in July, 2010, as Associate Cancer Center Director for Clinical Research and Director of GI Oncology. He has published widely on treatment of colon, pancreatic and gastric cancer and has been in the forefront of developing newer chemotherapy and targeted agents for these diseases. Dr. Hochster directed the Office of Clinical Trials and Developmental Therapeutics at the NYU Cancer Institute during his tenure there (1987-2010) among several other leadership positions. He was President of the New York Cancer Society in 2004 through 2006 and is a Medical Director of the Chemotherapy Foundation, as well as advisor to the Israel Cancer Research Foundation. He has served on several NIH study sections and ASCO committee. In 2009-2010 he chaired the colorectal track for the ASCO Annual meeting.

Education & Training

MD Yale School of Medicine (1980)
MS Yale University, Chemistry (1976)
BS Yale University (1976)
Fellow (Fullbright) Jules Bordet Institut, Brussels, Belgium
Fellow New York University School of Medicine
Intern, Resident Bellevue Hospital / New York University School of Medicine

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Contact Info

Howard S Hochster, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale Gastrointestinal Cancers ProgramSmilow Cancer Hospital at Yale - New Haven
35 Park Street, Ste 8th Floor Multispecialty Care Center

New Haven, CT 06511
Office Location
Cancer CenterWinchester Building
25 York Street, Ste 219

New Haven, CT 06511
Mailing Address
Yale Cancer Center333 Cedar Street
Box 208028

New Haven, CT 06039

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