2006 Inaugural Pinedo Cancer Care Prize Winner: Bruce A. Chabner
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Professor Chabner, an internationally renowned oncologist and cancer pharmacologist, has devoted both his clinical and research careers to the improvement of patient treatment and care affecting patients throughout the world. One of the unique and very important features of Dr. Chabner's career has been his continued focus on the improvement of treatments for patients, and to this day this remains his major goal. His work has led to significant advances in the quality of care provided to patients. During his tenure at the NCI and Harvard Medical School, he has been involved in leading therapeutic advances such as high-dose therapies as well as targeted therapies for lymphoma, colorectal cancer, and breast cancer.