Oncology In the Department of Medicine
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Welcome to the Division of Oncology, a center of excellence in patient care, medical education, and state-of-the-art research. Cancer is a major public health problem and it is also an exciting challenge for discovery and innovation. Read More »

George Sledge, Jr., MD, came to Stanford in January 2013 as the chief of the Division of Oncology.  Dr. Sledge is a former president of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and clinician/scientist focusing on innovative treatments for breast cancer.   Read more about Dr. Sledge's research in the Department of Medicine's Faculty Spotlight.

  • To prevent cancer
  • To detect cancer early
  • To cure patients of cancer
  • To understand the biology of cancer
  • To predict who is likely to get cancer
  • To train physicians for careers in Academic Medicine and Research



Cancer Education Seminars - videos are now available on Oncology Online

Open Positions

The Division of Oncology is seeking qualified faculty for several open positions and the Palo Alto VA seeks an outstanding physician to serve as Section Chief for Oncology at the Veteran's Administration Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS).  Successful applicants must hold an MD or MD/PhD degree and be board-certified or board-eligible in Medical Oncology, and have a history of significant peer-reviewed funding. 

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