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Geoffrey R. Oxnard, MD

Medical Oncology

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  • Physician
  • Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


Clinical Interests

  • Acquired resistance to EGFR inhibitors
  • Liquid biopsies
  • Lung cancer genotyping and rare genotypes

Diseases Treated

  • Lung Cancer, non-small cell
  • Lung Cancer, small cell

Contact Information

  • Appointments877-332-4294 (new)
    617-632-6190 (established)
  • Office Phone Number617-632-6049
  • Fax617-632-5786


I am a medical oncologist specializing in the treatment of patients with non-small cell lung cancer. My research focuses on strategies for improved understanding and treatment of lung cancer. I have several specific areas of research focus, which include:

  • Acquired resistance to targeted therapies (EGFR, ALK, etc) in lung cancer
  • Targeted therapies and clinical trial design for rare lung cancer genotypes
  • The biology of lung cancer diagnosed at a young age (under the age of 50)
  • Familial lung cancer in non-smokers
  • Noninvasive lung cancer genotyping through analysis of free floating DNA in the blood

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 2008
  • Medical Oncology, 2010


  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Medical Oncology


  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Internal Medicine

Medical School:

  • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Recent Awards:

  • Ascelpios Award, Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation 2014
  • Ellen and Stephen Fine Teaching Award, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute 2013
  • Career Development Award, Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO 2012
  • Young Investigator Award, ASCO Cancer Foundation, 2010; Merit Award, ASCO Annual Meeting, 2010 2010


Research Departments:


Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
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Dana 1234
Boston, MA 02215
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