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John Erban, MD

John Erban, MD

Dr. Erban serves as Associate Director of Clinical Sciences and Clinical Director for the Tufts Cancer Center and Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. In this role he directs efforts to organize clinical research for the Tufts Cancer Center. Dr. Erban is an internationally known expert in breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. He has served in the past as Director of the Breast Cancer Program and Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology (1997-2006) at Tufts Medical Center, Clinical Director of the Gillette Center for Breast Center at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Cancer Center (2007-2011) and as Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School prior to his current position. Dr. Erban is a member of the ECOG-ACRIN Breast Committee and was a past member of the NCCN guidelines panel for Breast Cancer. He is currently Associate Editor, Amer. J. Clin. Oncology, on the editorial board of Gland Surgery, and a past member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Clinical Oncology and Oncology, Index and Reviews. He has served on the boards of the Massachusetts Society of Clinical Oncology (President 2000-2002), the Cam Neely Foundation for Cancer Care, and the Silent Spring Institute studying environmental links to cancer, which selected him for its 2015 Rachel Carson Advocacy Award.

Dr. Erban is a graduate of Harvard College (AB magna cum laude in Chemistry) and Tufts University School of Medicine and he completed his training at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (IM) and Tufts Medical Center (Hematology/Oncology ).