About Anna Farago, MD, PhD

Anna F. Farago, MD, PhD, is a medical oncologist in the Center for Thoracic Cancers at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Farago cares for patients with lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies, and performs clinical and translational research.

Dr. Farago's major research interests include small cell lung cancer (SCLC) and other neuroendocrine malignancies; oncogene-driven non-small cell lung cancers; and thymic malignancies. She runs clinical trials to develop new therapies for SCLC and leads a research group at MGH to study SCLC biology. She has also participated in the clinical development of TRK-targeted therapies and studies NTRK fusion positive cancers.

Dr. Farago has been awarded multiple research grants, including grants from Uniting Against Lung Cancer, the Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO/AACR, the Harvard Catalyst CMeRIT program, the Harvard Medical School Drs. Eleanor and Miles Shore Fellowship, the American Cancer Society, the V Foundation for Cancer Research, and the National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute.

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55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-724-4000

Mass General Waltham
52 Second Avenue
Waltham, MA 02451
Phone: 781-487-6100
Fax: 617-487-6201

Mass General Cancer Center at Newton-Wellesley
2014 Washington Street
Newton, MA 02462
Phone: 617-219-1230

Medical Education

  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Harvard Medical School/ BWH
  • Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Fellowship, Dana Farber Cancer Institute
  • Fellowship, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

American Board Certifications

  • Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

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