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Katherine Loon, MD

Medical Oncologist

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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Katherine Loon graduated the medical school from the Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine and completed her residency program at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. A fellowship followed at the UCSF soon after that. Dr. Loon is specialized in oncology and board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology. She has been in practice for more than 6 years and is affiliated with the San Francisco General Hospital and the UCSF Medical Center. During her career, she has also contributed to numerous publications of medical interest.

  • Education & Training


    Medical College of Georgia

    Medical School


    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center





  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Internal Medicine

    American Board of Internal Medicine - Oncology

  • Hospital & Practice

    San Francisco General Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (415) 206-8000

    1001 Potrero Ave

    San Francisco, California 94110

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    UCSF Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (415) 353-1037

    505 Parnassus Ave

    San Francisco, California 94143

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Katherine Loon has contributed to 3 publications.

    A phase I first-in-human study of Nesvacumab (REGN910), a fully-human anti-Angiopoietin-2 (Ang2) monoclonal antibody, in patients with advanced solid tumors.

    Papadopoulos, K. P.,Kelley, R. K.,Tolcher, A. W.,Abdul Razak, A. R.,Van Loon, K.,Patnaik, A.,Bedard, P. L.,Alfaro, A. A.,Beeram, M.,Adriaens, L.,Brownstein, C. M.,Lowy...; Clin. Cancer Res.. 2015 Oct 23.

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    The incidence of oesophageal cancer in Eastern Africa: Identification of a new geographic hot spot?

    Cheng, M. L.,Zhang, L.,Borok, M.,Chokunonga, E.,Dzamamala, C.,Korir, A.,Wabinga, H. R.,Hiatt, R. A.,Parkin, D. M.,Van Loon, K.; Cancer Epidemiol. 2015 Feb 11.

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    Bone metastases and skeletal-related events from neuroendocrine tumors.

    Van Loon, K.,Zhang, L.,Keiser, J.,Carrasco, C.,Glass, K.,Ramirez, M. T.,Bobiak, S.,Nakakura, E. K.,Venook, A. P.,Shah, M. H.,Bergsland, E. K.; Endocr Connect. 2014 Nov 29.

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    American Society of Clinical Oncology