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Bruce Allan Chabner, MD

  • Director of Clinical Research, Cancer Center


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Centers & Specialties

Cancer Center

Clinical Interests
  • New cancer drugs
  • Breast cancer
  • Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL)
Medical Education
  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Fellowship, National Cancer Institute|Fellowship, Yale-New Haven Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Patient Gateway
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Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Centene/Celticare
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
Patient Age Group

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Dr. Chabner has had extensive experience in the field of cancer drug discovery and development. During his career at the National Cancer Institute, he served as a Senior Investigator in the Laboratory of Chemical Pharmacology, Chief of the Clinical Pharmacology Branch, Director of the Clinical Oncology Program, and Director of the Division of Cancer Treatment.

At the NCI, he maintained an active laboratory program in cancer pharmacology, and led the development of Taxol. His research contributed significantly to the development of high dose chemotherapy regimens, and to standard therapies for lymphoma.

Dr. Chabner is a senior editor for the Oncologist and serves on the executive advisory boards for some of the industry's leading innovators in drug development. In 2006, Dr. Chabner received a presidential appointment to the National Cancer Advisory Board at the NCI.

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Research & Publications


View my most recent publications at PubMed

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News & Events


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Boston MA, 02114-2696
Phone: 617-724-3200
Fax: 617-643-2683

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