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Cathy Eng, M.D., FACP, FASCO

  • David H. Johnson Chair in Surgical and Medical Oncology
  • Co-Leader, Gastrointestinal Cancer Research Program
  • Professor of Medicine (Hematology and Oncology)
  • Co-Director, GI Oncology
  • Vice-Chair, SWOG GI Committee

Email

cathy.eng@vumc.org
Division of Hematology and Oncology
777 Preston Research Building
2220 Pierce Ave
Nashville, TN 37232

Cathy Eng, M.D., FACP, FASCO

  • David H. Johnson Chair in Surgical and Medical Oncology
  • Co-Leader, Gastrointestinal Cancer Research Program
  • Professor of Medicine (Hematology and Oncology)
  • Co-Director, GI Oncology
  • Vice-Chair, SWOG GI Committee

cathy.eng@vumc.org

Division of Hematology and Oncology
777 Preston Research Building
2220 Pierce Ave
Nashville, TN 37232

Profile

Cathy Eng, MD, FACP, FASCO, Professor of Medicine, Hematology and Oncology, and is the Co-Director of GI Oncology and Co-Leader of the Gastrointestinal Cancer Research Program. She joined the faculty at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center in July 2019.

Her primary clinical research interests include clinical trials involving innovative drugs for the treatment of colorectal, anal, and appendiceal cancers. She has a specific interest in young colorectal cancer patients as well as the role of immunotherapy in HPV-associated cancers. She has published multiple publications in these GI malignancies.

Nationally, Dr. Eng has served in multiple leadership roles for ASCO, ASCO GI, ECOG, and the NCI Rectal/Anal Task Force. She has most recently been chosen to serve as the Vice-Chair for the SWOG GI Committee and the NCI GI Steering Committee.

Education

  • M.D., Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1994)
  • B.A., New York University, New York, New York (1990)

Research Emphasis

Research Description

Publications

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