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Arti Hurria, M.D.

Clinical Specialties
  • Medical Oncology
Areas of Expertise
  • Breast Cancer
  • Geriatrics
Research Focus
  • Cancer and Aging Research
  • Geriatric Cancer Outcomes

Arti Hurria, M.D., specializes in treating cancer patients who are 65 and older (they make up almost half of all new breast cancer diagnoses in the United States). A trained geriatrician and oncologist who served fellowships at Harvard and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Dr. Hurria directs the City of Hope Cancer and Aging Research Program. She is focused on improving chemotherapy treatments for older patients while minimizing side effects which could affect quality of life.

A compassionate and respectful professional, Dr. Hurria has been honored with multiple awards including the Frederick Stenn Memorial Award for Humanism in Medicine and the B.J. Kennedy Award and Lecture for Scientific Excellence in Geriatric Oncology. 

Dr. Hurria has also been elected to serve a four-year-term — beginning in June 2016 — on the board of directors for the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the world's leading professional organization representing physicians who provide cancer care.

  • 2009-present, Associate Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research, Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 2006 - present, Director, Cancer and Aging Program, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 2006-2009, Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Oncology &Therapeutics Research, Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 2004-2006, Assistant Member, Breast Cancer Medicine Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • 2002-2004, Clinical Assistant Physician, Breast Cancer Medicine Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Locations

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1500 East Duarte Road, Duarte, CA, 91010

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Degrees

  • 1995, M.D., Northwestern Medical School, Chicago, IL
  • 1991, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Fellowship

  • 2000-2001, Chief Fellow, Department of Medical Oncology/Hematology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • 1999-2002, Fellow, Department of Medical Oncology/Hematology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • 1999-2002, Fellow, Department of Medicine, Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY
  • 1998-1999, Fellow, Geriatric Medicine, Harvard Geriatrics Fellowship, Boston, MA

Residency

  • 1996–1998, Resident, Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

Internship

  • 1995–1996, Intern, Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Medical Center, Boston, MA
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine

Information listed here is obtained from Pubmed, a public database; City of Hope is not responsible for its accuracy.

  • Southwest Oncology Group
  • American Geriatrics Society
  • International Society of Geriatric Oncology
  • Cancer and Leukemia Group B (Alliance)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) - Board of Directors Member-Elect
  • 2013, B. J. Kennedy Award for Scientific Excellence in Geriatric Oncology
  • 2010-2011, ASCO Leadership Development Program
  • 2005-2010, Paul B. Beeson Career Development Award in Aging (K23)
  • 2005-2009, ASCO Career Development Award (T. Franklin Williams Scholar)
  • 2002-2003, ASCO Young Investigator Award
  • 2002, ASCO Merit Award
  • 2001-2003, Merck/AFAR Junior Investigator Award for Geriatric Clinical Pharmacology
  • 1995, Frederick Stenn Memorial Award for Humanism in Medicine
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