Dr. Susan Chang, director of Neuro-Oncology, specializes in the treatment of adults with brain tumors. She also performs studies of experimental brain tumor treatments and evaluates the use of imaging techniques as treatment tools. She was the co-recipient of a SPORE grant for evaluating the role of magnetic resonance spectroscopy in diagnosing tumors and evaluating therapeutic interventions. SPORE, which stands for Specialized Programs of Research Excellence, is a program of the National Cancer Institute.
Chang received a medical degree from the University of British Columbia and completed a residency in internal medicine at Plains Health Centre in Canada and at Toronto General Hospital. She completed a fellowship in medical oncology at Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto as well as a fellowship in neuro-oncology at the UCSF, where she later joined the faculty.
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University of British Columbia School of Medicine 1985
Plains Health Centre/Toronto General Hospital, Internal Medicine 1990
University of Toronto Medical Center, Medical Oncology 1991
UCSF Medical Center, Neuro-Oncology 1995
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