The VICC.ORG Investigator Directory

Emily Chan, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hematology/Oncology)
VICC Member
Medical Oncologist

Patient Contact Information:


Henry-Joyce Cancer Clinic
1301 Medical Center Drive, Suite 1710
Nashville, Tennessee 37232-7415
Phone: 615-936-8422 or 1-877-936-8422
Fax: 615-343-8668

Healthcare Provider Contact Information:

2220 Pierce Avenue
777 Preston Research Building
Nashville, TN 37232-6307
Fax: 615-343-7602


Dr. Chan joined the faculty of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center after finishing her Medical Oncology/Hematology fellowship training at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. During her fellowship, her research focus was on the manipulation of an enzyme in the apoptotic pathway to affect tumor growth and radiation sensitivity, and her clinical focus was on gastrointestinal malignancies. At Vanderbilt, her clinical interest is in gastrointestinal malignancies, including cancers of the colon, rectum, anal canal, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, gallbladder, pancreas, liver, and bile duct. Her research interests reside in the development of more effective treatment regimens for these diseases, particularly colorectal cancer, and the identification of markers that may predict response to specific therapies.

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