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Chan-Wing C (John)

John Chan, M.D.

Clinical Expertise
Research Focus
  • Hematologic Malignancies
Co-leader, Hematology Malignancies Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center; Professor, Department of Pathology; Dr. Norman & Melinda Payson Professor in Hematologic Cancers

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Board-certified in anatomic pathology, clinical pathology and hematology, Dr. Chan is a hematopathologist who came to City of Hope's Toni Stephenson Lymphoma Center from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha where he was co-director for its Center for Lymphoma and Leukemia Research, and an endowed professor in the Department of Pathology and Microbiology. Previously, he was an associate professor and director of the Hematopathology Training Program and director of Hematology Laboratories at Emory University’s School of Medicine.
Dr. Chan is an internationally respected molecular pathologist, who has made numerous significant contributions to the field of pathology and malignant hematology. He is widely published, with more than 280 papers in the peer reviewed literature, over 200 abstracts, and 22 chapters in various textbooks.  He has been an associate editor of the American Journal of Pathology, where he currently serves on the editorial board.  Dr. Chan has received numerous research grants for his work, including multiple grants from the NIH/NCI to explore the molecular classification of lymphoma and to construct molecular signatures to improve diagnosis and outcome prediction in lymphoma.  He has been invited to speak at over 100 national and international conferences and holds active memberships in several professional societies.


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