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Clifford S Cho, MD, FACS

Contact Dr. Cho

E-mail:
cho@surgery.wisc.edu

Phone:
(608) 262-2025

Mail:
600 HIGHLAND AVE
BX7375 CLINICAL SCIENCE CNTR
MADISON, WI 53792-3284

Fax:
(608) 252-0913

Clifford S Cho, MD, FACS

Associate Professor
Chief, Section of Surgical Oncology
Division of General Surgery

Education

  • MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, 1997
  • Internship and Residency in General Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 1997-2004
  • Research Fellowship in Transplantation Immunology, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 1999-2001
  • Surgical Oncology Fellowship, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 2004-2006
  • Chief Administrative Fellowship, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 2005-2006

Research Interests

Dr. Cho conducts basic scientific research in the area of tumor immunology, investigating mechanisms by which tumors evade the host immune response.

Dr. Cho's Lab

Funding/Grants
  • Preclinical optimization of melanoma adoptive T cell immunotherapy
    Funding Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Merit Review Award (1I01BX001619-01A1)
    Principal Investigator(s): Clifford S Cho, MD, FACS
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Active Clinical Trials
  • A Phase III Study of Chemotherapy and Chemoradiotherapy With or Without Algenpantucel-L (HyperAcute┬«-Pancreas) Immunotherapy in Subjects With Surgically Resected Pancreatic Cancer
    Principal Investigator(s): Clifford S Cho, MD, FACS
    Status: Active, not recruiting
    [ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT01072981]
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  • A Phase III Study of Chemotherapy With or Without Algenpantucel-L (HyperAcute┬«-Pancreas) Immunotherapy in Subjects With Borderline Resectable or Locally Advanced Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer
    Principal Investigator(s): Clifford S Cho, MD, FACS
    Status: Recruiting
    [ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT01836432]
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  • A Prospective, Single-blind, Randomized, Phase III Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Fibrin Sealant Grifols (FS Grifols) as an Adjunct to Hemostasis During Parenchymous Tissue Open Surgeries
    Principal Investigator(s): Clifford S Cho, MD, FACS, Emily R. Winslow, MD, FACS
    Status: Recruiting
    [ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT01754480]
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Recent Publications
  • The importance of the proximal resection margin distance for proximal gastric adenocarcinoma: A multi-institutional study of the US Gastric Cancer Collaborative.
    Postlewait LM, Squires MH, Kooby DA, Poultsides GA, Weber SM, Bloomston M, Fields RC, Pawlik TM, Votanopoulos KI, Schmidt CR, Ejaz A, Acher AW, Worhunsky DJ, Saunders N, Swords D, Jin LX, Cho CS, Winslow ER, Cardona K, Staley CA, Maithel SK
    J Surg Oncol 2015 Aug 14.
    [PubMed ID: 26272801]
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  • An assessment of feeding jejunostomy tube placement at the time of resection for gastric adenocarcinoma: A seven-institution analysis of 837 patients from the U.S. gastric cancer collaborative.
    Dann GC, Squires MH, Postlewait LM, Kooby DA, Poultsides GA, Weber SM, Bloomston M, Fields RC, Pawlik TM, Votanopoulos KI, Schmidt CR, Ejaz A, Acher AW, Worhunsky DJ, Saunders N, Levine EA, Jin LX, Cho CS, Winslow ER, Russell MC, Cardona K, Staley CA, Maithel SK
    J Surg Oncol 2015 Aug 4.
    [PubMed ID: 26240027]
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  • Discordance of Histologic Grade Between Primary and Metastatic Neuroendocrine Carcinomas.
    Adesoye T, Daleo MA, Loeffler AG, Winslow ER, Weber SM, Cho CS
    Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2015 Jul 21.
    [PubMed ID: 26193965]
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  • The Prognostic Value of Signet-Ring Cell Histology in Resected Gastric Adenocarcinoma.
    Postlewait LM, Squires MH, Kooby DA, Poultsides GA, Weber SM, Bloomston M, Fields RC, Pawlik TM, Votanopoulos KI, Schmidt CR, Ejaz A, Acher AW, Worhunsky DJ, Saunders N, Swords D, Jin LX, Cho CS, Winslow ER, Cardona K, Staley CA, Maithel SK
    Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2015 Jul 9.
    [PubMed ID: 26156656]
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  • Multivisceral Resection for Gastric Cancer: Results from the US Gastric Cancer Collaborative.
    Tran TB, Worhunsky DJ, Norton JA, Squires MH, Jin LX, Spolverato G, Votanopoulos KI, Schmidt C, Weber S, Bloomston M, Cho CS, Levine EA, Fields RC, Pawlik TM, Maithel SK, Poultsides GA
    Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2015 Jul 7.
    [PubMed ID: 26148757]
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