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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: Active, not recruiting
    [ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT01836432]
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Recent Publications
  • Readmission Following Gastric Cancer Resection: Risk Factors and Survival.
    Acher AW, Squires MH, Fields RC, Poultsides GA, Schmidt C, Votanopoulos KI, Pawlik TM, Jin LX, Ejaz A, Kooby DA, Bloomston M, Worhunsky D, Levine EA, Saunders N, Winslow E, Cho CS, Leverson G, Maithel SK, Weber SM
    J. Gastrointest. Surg. 2016 Apr 21.
    [PubMed ID: 27102802]
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  • Enhanced local and systemic anti-melanoma CD8+ T cell responses after memory T cell-based adoptive immunotherapy in mice.
    Contreras A, Sen S, Tatar AJ, Mahvi DA, Meyers JV, Srinand P, Suresh M, Cho CS
    Cancer Immunol. Immunother. 2016 May; 65(5):601-11.
    [PubMed ID: 27011014, PMC ID: 4857203]
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  • Interaction of Postoperative Morbidity and Receipt of Adjuvant Therapy on Long-Term Survival After Resection for Gastric Adenocarcinoma: Results From the U.S. Gastric Cancer Collaborative.
    Jin LX, Sanford DE, Squires MH, Moses LE, Yan Y, Poultsides GA, Votanopoulos KI, Weber SM, Bloomston M, Pawlik TM, Hawkins WG, Linehan DC, Schmidt C, Worhunsky DJ, Acher AW, Cardona K, Cho CS, Kooby DA, Levine EA, Winslow E, Saunders N, Spolverato G, Colditz GA, Maithel SK, Fields RC
    Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2016 Mar 22.
    [PubMed ID: 27006126]
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  • Optimal extent of lymphadenectomy for gastric adenocarcinoma: A 7-institution study of the U.S. gastric cancer collaborative.
    Randle RW, Swords DS, Levine EA, Fino NF, Squires MH, Poultsides G, Fields RC, Bloomston M, Weber SM, Pawlik TM, Jin LX, Spolverato G, Schmidt C, Worhunsky D, Cho CS, Maithel SK, Votanopoulos KI
    J Surg Oncol 2016 Jun; 113(7):750-5.
    [PubMed ID: 26996496]
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  • Perception Is Reality: quality metrics in pancreas surgery - a Central Pancreas Consortium (CPC) analysis of 1399 patients.
    Abbott DE, Martin G, Kooby DA, Merchant NB, Squires MH, Maithel SK, Weber SM, Winslow ER, Cho CS, Bentrem DJ, Kim HJ, Scoggins CR, Martin RC, Parikh AA, Hawkins WG, Ahmad SA
    HPB (Oxford) 2016 May; 18(5):462-9.
    [PubMed ID: 27154811, PMC ID: 4857059]
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