Katherine Van Loon, M.D, M.P.H., is assistant clinical professor in the division of hematology/oncology at UC San Francisco with expertise in the management of gastrointestinal malignancies. Her research is focused on understanding the high incidence of esophageal cancer in East Africa. Currently she is leading studies of this cancer in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in an effort to identify environmental exposures and genetic and molecular determinants the disease. She is a founding member of the African Esophageal Cancer Consortium. Van Loon erved on the ASCO Global Oncology Summit Task Force and the Conquer Cancer Foundation Global Oncology Grants Task Force. She has served as a reviewer for the World Health Organization’s List of Essential Medicines. In 2016, she served as co-chair for the 4th Annual Symposium on Global Cancer Research hosted by the National Cancer Institute, UCSF, Stanford University, and the Consortium of Universities for Global Health.
Sessions as a Speaker
Flagship Lunch @ UCSF: Provocative issues in cancer — immunotherapy, when not to treat, global cancer burden
- UCSF Mission Bay Campus