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Thierry Jahan, M.D.

Lung cancer specialist

Dr. Thierry M. Jahan specializes in the treatment of lung cancer, mesothelioma, sarcomas and endocrine tumors and the use of multiple treatments. In addition to caring for patients, Jahan is involved in studying new treatments for malignancies related to the chest. His research focuses on treatments for the management of lung cancer and malignant mesothelioma.

Jahan earned a medical degree from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He completed an internship, residency and fellowship in medicine at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and then completed a fellowship in hematology and oncology at UCSF, before joining the faculty in 1994. He is the recipient of the Medical Housestaff Outstanding Teacher Award at UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion. He also is member of numerous professional societies, including the American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer and the Association of Northern California Oncologists. He is a clinical professor of medicine at UCSF.

Clinics

Thoracic Surgery and Oncology
1600 Divisadero St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-1705
Phone: (415) 885-3882
Fax: (415) 353-9525

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

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Additional Languages

French
Russian
Spanish

Education

George Washington University 1987

Residencies

Cedars-Sinai Los Angeles, Internal Medicine 1990

Fellowships

UCSF, Hematology/Oncology 1994

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Okoye CC, Jablons DM, Jahan TM, Kukreja J, Cardozo S, Yom SS. Divergent management strategies for typical versus atypical carcinoid tumors of the thoracic cavity. Am J Clin Oncol. 2014 Aug; 37(4):350-5.
  2. Reza J, Sammann A, Jin C, Horvai A, Hudnall M, Jablons DM, Jahan T, Kornak J, Mann MJ. Aggressive and minimally invasive surgery for pulmonary metastasis of sarcoma. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Apr; 147(4):1193-201.
  3. Zhi X, Gao W, Han B, Yang Y, Li H, Liu D, Wang C, Min G, Long H, Rigas JR, Carey M, Jahan T, Sammann A, Reza J, Wang D, Mann MJ, Jablons DM, He J. VATS lobectomy facilitates the delivery of adjuvant docetaxel-carboplatin chemotherapy in patients with non-small cell lung cancer. J Thorac Dis. 2013 Oct; 5(5):578-84.
  4. Lau D, Yarlagadda J, Jahan T, Jablons D, Chou D. Desmoplastic fibroma of the spine causing severe mediastinal compression and brachial plexus encasement: report of 2 cases. J Neurosurg Spine. 2013 Oct; 19(4):515-20.
  5. Ettinger DS, Akerley W, Borghaei H, Chang AC, Cheney RT, Chirieac LR, D'Amico TA, Demmy TL, Govindan R, Grannis FW, Grant SC, Horn L, Jahan TM, Komaki R, Kong FM, Kris MG, Krug LM, Lackner RP, Lennes IT, Loo BW, Martins R, Otterson GA, Patel JD, Pinder-Schenck MC, Pisters KM, Reckamp K, Riely GJ, Rohren E, Shapiro TA, Swanson SJ, Tauer K, Wood DE, Yang SC, Gregory K, Hughes M. Non-small cell lung cancer, version 2.2013. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2013 Jun 1; 11(6):645-53; quiz 653.
  6. Ettinger DS, Riely GJ, Akerley W, Borghaei H, Chang AC, Cheney RT, Chirieac LR, D'Amico TA, Demmy TL, Govindan R, Grannis FW, Grant SC, Horn L, Jahan TM, Komaki R, Kong FM, Kris MG, Krug LM, Lackner RP, Lennes IT, Loo BW, Martins R, Otterson GA, Patel JD, Pinder-Schenck MC, Pisters KM, Reckamp K, Rohren E, Shapiro TA, Swanson SJ, Tauer K, Wood DE, Yang SC, Gregory K, Hughes M. Thymomas and thymic carcinomas: Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2013 May 1; 11(5):562-76.
  7. Kalemkerian GP, Akerley W, Bogner P, Borghaei H, Chow LQ, Downey RJ, Gandhi L, Ganti AK, Govindan R, Grecula JC, Hayman J, Heist RS, Horn L, Jahan T, Koczywas M, Loo BW, Merritt RE, Moran CA, Niell HB, O'Malley J, Patel JD, Ready N, Rudin CM, Williams CC, Gregory K, Hughes M. Small cell lung cancer. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2013 Jan 1; 11(1):78-98.
  8. Ettinger DS, Akerley W, Borghaei H, Chang AC, Cheney RT, Chirieac LR, D'Amico TA, Demmy TL, Ganti AK, Govindan R, Grannis FW, Horn L, Jahan TM, Jahanzeb M, Kessinger A, Komaki R, Kong FM, Kris MG, Krug LM, Lennes IT, Loo BW, Martins R, O'Malley J, Osarogiagbon RU, Otterson GA, Patel JD, Pinder-Schenck MC, Pisters KM, Reckamp K, Riely GJ, Rohren E, Swanson SJ, Wood DE, Yang SC, Hughes M, Gregory KM. Non-small cell lung cancer. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2012 Oct 1; 10(10):1236-71.
  9. Gilbertson-White S, Aouizerat BE, Jahan T, Paul SM, West C, Schumacher K, Dodd MJ, Rabow M, Abu Raddaha AH, Miaskowski C. Determination of cutpoints for low and high number of symptoms in patients with advanced cancer. J Palliat Med. 2012 Sep; 15(9):1027-36.
  10. Clément-Duchêne C, Natale RB, Jahan T, Krupitskaya Y, Osarogiagbon R, Sanborn RE, Bernstein ED, Dudek AZ, Latz JE, Shi P, Wakelee HA. A phase II study of enzastaurin in combination with erlotinib in patients with previously treated advanced non-small cell lung cancer. Lung Cancer. 2012 Oct; 78(1):57-62.
  11. Yom SS, Chen CP, Jahan TM, Jablons DM. One size does not fit all lung cancer patients. J Thorac Oncol. 2012 May; 7(5):945.
  12. Wang S, Wong ML, Hamilton N, Davoren JB, Jahan TM, Walter LC. Impact of age and comorbidity on non-small-cell lung cancer treatment in older veterans. J Clin Oncol. 2012 May 1; 30(13):1447-55.
  13. Kratz JR, He J, Van Den Eeden SK, Zhu ZH, Gao W, Pham PT, Mulvihill MS, Ziaei F, Zhang H, Su B, Zhi X, Quesenberry CP, Habel LA, Deng Q, Wang Z, Zhou J, Li H, Huang MC, Yeh CC, Segal MR, Ray MR, Jones KD, Raz DJ, Xu Z, Jahan TM, Berryman D, He B, Mann MJ, Jablons DM. A practical molecular assay to predict survival in resected non-squamous, non-small-cell lung cancer: development and international validation studies. Lancet. 2012 Mar 3; 379(9818):823-32.
  14. Ettinger DS, Akerley W, Borghaei H, Chang A, Cheney RT, Chirieac LR, D'Amico TA, Demmy TL, Ganti AK, Govindan R, Grannis FW, Horn L, Jahan TM, Jahanzeb M, Kessinger A, Komaki R, Kong FM, Kris MG, Krug LM, Lennes IT, Loo BW, Martins R, O'Malley J, Osarogiagbon RU, Otterson GA, Patel JD, Schenck MP, Pisters KM, Reckamp K, Riely GJ, Rohren E, Swanson SJ, Wood DE, Yang SC. Malignant pleural mesothelioma. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2012 Jan; 10(1):26-41.
  15. Jahan T, Gu L, Kratzke R, Dudek A, Otterson GA, Wang X, Green M, Vokes EE, Kindler HL. Vatalanib in malignant mesothelioma: a phase II trial by the Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB 30107). Lung Cancer. 2012 Jun; 76(3):393-6.
  16. Chen CP, Weinberg VK, Jahan TM, Jablons DM, Yom SS. Implications of delayed initiation of radiotherapy: accelerated repopulation after induction chemotherapy for stage III non-small cell lung cancer. J Thorac Oncol. 2011 Nov; 6(11):1857-64.
  17. Kalemkerian GP, Akerley W, Bogner P, Borghaei H, Chow L, Downey RJ, Gandhi L, Ganti AK, Govindan R, Grecula JC, Hayman J, Heist RS, Horn L, Jahan TM, Koczywas M, Moran CA, Niell HB, O'Malley J, Patel JD, Ready N, Rudin CM, Williams CC. Small cell lung cancer. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2011 Oct; 9(10):1086-113.
  18. Blakely C, Jahan T. Emerging antiangiogenic therapies for non-small-cell lung cancer. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2011 Oct; 11(10):1607-18.
  19. Cataldo JK, Jahan TM, Pongquan VL. Lung cancer stigma, depression, and quality of life among ever and never smokers. Eur J Oncol Nurs. 2012 Jul; 16(3):264-9.
  20. Gilbertson-White S, Aouizerat BE, Jahan T, Miaskowski C. A review of the literature on multiple symptoms, their predictors, and associated outcomes in patients with advanced cancer. Palliat Support Care. 2011 Mar; 9(1):81-102.

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