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Anne Tsao, MD

Medical Oncologist

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Conditions Treated Laryngeal Cancer Lung Cancer Pleural Mesothelioma Pleuritis

  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Tsao was a medical student at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and studied as an intern and resident at the University of Indiana. With two board certifications in medical oncology and internal medicine, Dr. Anne Tsao is the director of the mesothelioma and thoracic chemo-radiation programs at University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Her specialty is mesothelioma and this has led her to conduct studies, clinical trials and a lot of research into producing and improving modern mesothelioma treatment methods. Dr. Anne Tsao has also occupied the position of Thoracic, Head and Neck Medical Oncology professor.

  • Education & Training


    University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine - 1998

    Medical School


    University of Indiana



    Indiana University and University of Texas



    University of Texas


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Internal Medicine - Oncology

  • Hospital & Practice

    University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

    Languages: English/Spanish


    1515 Holcombe Blvd

    Houston, Texas 77030

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Anne Tsao has contributed to 5 publications.

    The Battle Trial: Personalizing Therapy for Lung Cancer.

    Linda Garland, , Raja Flores, Anne Tsao

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    Individualizing mesothelioma treatment: small steps into a brighter future.

    Garland L, Flores R, Tsao A.

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    VeriStrat classifier for survival and time to progression in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients treated with erlotinib and b

    Carbone DP, Salmon JS, Billheimer D, Chen H, Sandler A, Roder H, Roder J, Tsypin M, Herbst RS, Tsao AS, Tran HT, Dang TP.

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    Meta-anlysis of the impact of human papilomavirus (HPV) on cancer risk and overall survival in head and neck squamous cell carcinomas (HNSCC).

    Dayyani F1, Etzel CJ, Liu M, Ho CH, Lippman SM, Tsao AS.

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    Phase II randomized, placebo-controlled trial of green tea extract in patients with high-risk oral premalignant lesions.

    Tsao AS1, Liu D, Martin J, Tang XM, Lee JJ, El-Naggar AK, Wistuba I, Culotta KS, Mao L, Gillenwater A, Sagesaka YM, Hong WK, Papadimitrakopoulou V.

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    American Radium Society

    American Society of Clinical Oncology

    Southwestern Oncology Group

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June 26, 2012

by Nicholas G.

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“Dr. Tsao definitely has a gift! She sits and listens to us and answers all of our questions. She makes sure that we understand what is going on every time we pay her a visit. Thank you very much Dr. Tsao”

January 04, 2010

by Sherrie Moore

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“There are not enough words to describe Dr. Tsao. She is a doctor that really cares about her patients. Without the help of Dr. Tsao and those at MD Anderson cancer center I would probably not be here today. My chancer where little at my hometown hospital. Thank God for this wonderful doctor!”