Aziz Khan, MD

Executive Director of Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU Medicine, Professor and Chief, Hematology/Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine

    About me

    Specializes in:

    • Hematology
    • Oncology


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    Education & training

    Executive Director of Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU
    Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology
    Board Certifications
    Medical Oncology
    Internal Medicine
    Medical School
    Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan
    Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, - Internal Medicine
    LAC/USC Medical Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA - Hematology/Medical Oncology


    Research Interests
    Gastrointestinal Malignancies, Leukemia, Lymphomas and other Blood-related Malignant and Non-malignant Disorders, Breast Cancer


    Slovak ML, Ho JP, Pettenati MJ, Khan A, Douer D, Lal S, Traweek ST.  Localization of Amplified MYC Gene Sequences to Double Minute Chromosomes in Acute Myelogenous Leukemia. Genes, Chromosomes and Cancer. 9:62-7, 1994.

    Valluri S, Moorthy RS, Khan A, Rao NA.  Combination treatment of intraocular lymphoma.  Retina 15:125-9, 1995.

    Douer D, Levine A, Anderson WF, Gordon M, Groshen S, Khan A, Mohrbacher A, Muggia F, Shibata D: High-dose chemotherapy and autologous bone marrow plus peripheral blood stem cell transplantation for patients with lymphoma or metastatic breast cancer: Use of marker genes to investigate hematopoietic reconstitution in adults.  Hum Gene Ther 7(5):669-84, 1996.

    Tulpule A, Schiller G, Harvey-Buchanan L, Lee M, Espina BM, Khan A, Boswell W, Nathwani B, Levine AM: Cladribine in the treatment of advanced relapsed or refractory low and intermediate grade non-Hodgkin=s lymphoma.  Cancer 83:2370-6, 1998.

    Douer D, Ramezani L, Mohrbacher AF, Khan A, Groshen S, Levine AM, Anderson WF:  The influence of patient-related factors on ex-vivo retroviral mediated gene transfer into mobilized peripheral blood myeloid progenitors.  Hum Gene Ther 9:1061-8, 1998.

    Douer D, Mark L, Frankel SR, Soignet SL, Khan A, Watkins K, Ellison R, Warrel, RPY: Distribution of elemental arsenic levels in the cerebrospinal fluid after intravenous administration of arsenic trioxide for meningeal relapse of acute promyelocytic leukemia (accepted), 2002.

    Sana S, Khan A:Clinical trials in management of anal cancer.Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery 22:115-119, 2009.

    Cheema UY, White P, Khan AU:Dose dense and concurrent trastuzumab for early breast cancer in the elderly

    Demissie A, Lokesh S, Khan A, Desai M.Case Report: Acquired haemophilia A initially diagnosed as angioedema.

    CD24 expression may play a role as a predictive indicator and a modulator of cisplatin treatment response in head and neck squamous cellular carcinoma" Vishnu Modur, Pooja Joshi, Daotai Nie, Thomas. K. Robbins, Aziz U. Khan, Krishna Rao. Accepted to PLOS One.


    Simmons Chair of Excellence in Oncology

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