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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
  • 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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  • Value of Peritoneal Drain Placement After Total Gastrectomy for Gastric Adenocarcinoma: A Multi-institutional Analysis from the US 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, Swords DS, Jin LX, Cho CS, Winslow ER, Russell MC, Staley CA, Maithel SK, Cardona K
    Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2015 May 29.
    [PubMed ID: 26023037]
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  • Outcomes of Gastric Cancer Resection in Octogenarians: A Multi-institutional Study of the U.S. Gastric Cancer Collaborative.
    Tran TB, Worhunsky DJ, Squires MH, Jin LX, Spolverato G, Votanopoulos KI, Schmidt C, Weber S, Bloomston M, Cho CS, Levine EA, Fields RC, Pawlik TM, Maithel SK, Norton JA, Poultsides GA
    Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2015 Mar 31.
    [PubMed ID: 25822782]
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