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Raffit Hassan, MD

Medical Oncologist

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Conditions Treated Laryngeal Cancer Lung Cancer Pericardial Mesothelioma Pleural Mesothelioma

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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Practicing at the National Cancer Institute as a medical oncologist, Dr. Raffit Hassan graduated from the University of Kashmir, in India, in 1988. He completed his residency after moving to the United States, at the Sisters of Charity Hospital in Buffalo. He completed his fellowship at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda where he is practicing today. Dr. Hassan specializes in a few specific types of cancer, including mesothelioma, for which he also conducts research and clinical trials. Developing a specific immunotoxin, SS1P, Dr. Hassan helps improve treatment efficacy for mesothelioma patients.

  • Education & Training


    University of Kashmir, Hazratbal, India - 1988

    Medical School


    Sisters of Charity Hospital, Buffalo, NY



    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Internal Medicine - Oncology

  • Hospital & Practice

    National Cancer Institute

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (800) 422-6237

    9000 Rockville Pike

    Bethesda, Maryland 20892

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Raffit Hassan has contributed to 2 publications.

    Antibody-drug conjugates for cancer therapy.

    Thomas, A.,Teicher, B. A.,Hassan, R.; Lancet Oncol.

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    Recombinant Immunotoxin with T-cell Epitope Mutations That Greatly Reduce Immunogenicity for Treatment of Mesothelin-Expressing Tumors.

    Mazor R1, Zhang J1, Xiang L1, Addissie S1, Awuah P1, Beers R1, Hassan R1, Pastan

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    American Society of Clinical Oncology

    Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation