Tian Zhang, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute
Campus mail DUMC 103861, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 668-4667
Email address tian.zhang2@duke.edu

Education and Training

  • Fellowship in Hematology-Oncology, Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, 2012 - 2015
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, 2009 - 2012
  • M.H.S., Duke University School of Medicine, 2019
  • M.D., Harvard Medical School, 2009

Publications

Koontz, Bridget F., Karen E. Hoffman, Susan Halabi, Patrick Healy, Monika Anand, Daniel J. George, Michael R. Harrison, et al. “Combination of Radiation Therapy and Short-Term Androgen Blockade With Abiraterone Acetate Plus Prednisone for Men With High- and Intermediate-Risk Localized Prostate Cancer.” Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 109, no. 5 (April 1, 2021): 1271–78. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2020.11.059.

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Laccetti, Andrew L., Benjamin Garmezy, Lianchun Xiao, Minas Economides, Aradhana Venkatesan, Jianjun Gao, Eric Jonasch, et al. “Combination antiangiogenic tyrosine kinase inhibition and anti-PD1 immunotherapy in metastatic renal cell carcinoma: A retrospective analysis of safety, tolerance, and clinical outcomes.” Cancer Med 10, no. 7 (April 2021): 2341–49. https://doi.org/10.1002/cam4.3812.

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Grivas, P., A. R. Khaki, T. M. Wise-Draper, B. French, C. Hennessy, C. -. Y. Hsu, Y. Shyr, et al. “Association of Clinical Factors and Recent Anti-Cancer Therapy with COVID-19 Severity among Patients with Cancer: A Report from the COVID-19 and Cancer Consortium.” Ann Oncol, March 18, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annonc.2021.02.024.

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Dinan, Michaela A., Mihaela V. Georgieva, Yanhong Li, Tian Zhang, Michael Harrison, Rahul Shenolikar, and Charles D. Scales. “Real-world systemic therapy utilization in Medicare patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma diagnosed between 2008 and 2012.” J Geriatr Oncol 12, no. 2 (March 2021): 298–304. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jgo.2020.08.005.

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Kao, Chester, Daniel J. George, and Tian Zhang. “An Illustrative Case of Combination Cabozantinib/Nivolumab for Progressive Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma (mRCC).” Oncologist 26, no. 3 (March 2021): e508–11. https://doi.org/10.1002/onco.13617.

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Brown, Landon C., Matthew D. Tucker, Ramy Sedhom, Eric B. Schwartz, Jason Zhu, Chester Kao, Matthew K. Labriola, et al. “LRP1B mutations are associated with favorable outcomes to immune checkpoint inhibitors across multiple cancer types.” J Immunother Cancer 9, no. 3 (March 2021). https://doi.org/10.1136/jitc-2020-001792.

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Hwang, Joyce K., Tian Zhang, Andrew Z. Wang, and Zihai Li. “COVID-19 vaccines for patients with cancer: benefits likely outweigh risks.” J Hematol Oncol 14, no. 1 (February 27, 2021): 38. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13045-021-01046-w.

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Pal, Sumanta K., Catherine Tangen, Ian M. Thompson, Naomi Balzer-Haas, Daniel J. George, Daniel Y. C. Heng, Brian Shuch, et al. “A comparison of sunitinib with cabozantinib, crizotinib, and savolitinib for treatment of advanced papillary renal cell carcinoma: a randomised, open-label, phase 2 trial.” Lancet 397, no. 10275 (February 20, 2021): 695–703. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(21)00152-5.

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Zhang, Tian, Anika Agarwal, R Garland Almquist, Daniella Runyambo, Sally Park, Elizabeth Bronson, Rengasamy Boominathan, et al. “Expression of immune checkpoints on circulating tumor cells in men with metastatic prostate cancer.” Biomark Res 9, no. 1 (February 18, 2021): 14. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40364-021-00267-y.

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Min, Yuanzeng, Kyle C. Roche, Shaomin Tian, Michael J. Eblan, Karen P. McKinnon, Joseph M. Caster, Shengjie Chai, et al. “Author Correction: Antigen-capturing nanoparticles improve the abscopal effect and cancer immunotherapy.” Nat Nanotechnol, February 12, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41565-021-00864-w.

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