2015 Pinedo Cancer Care Prize Winner: Richard M. Goldberg

The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center- Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute


Professor Richard M. Goldberg, is recognized for his clinical and research leadership in gastrointestinal cancers, coupled with his compassionate care of cancer patients.

A respected expert in colorectal cancer, Dr. Goldberg has led a national intergroup study N9741 as part of an international phase III study of oxaliplatin, irinotecan and 5-fluorouracil in combinations for first-line treatment of advanced colorectal cancer. This study, which resulted in approval of oxaliplatin for clinical use, was conducted in centers across the United States and Canada. It helped change the standard of care for patients with advanced colorectal cancer.

The 2015 Pinedo Prize was presented at the STO Fifth Annual meeting, hosted by OSUCCC – James at the Biomedical Research Tower (BRT) in Columbus, Ohio on April 10-11, 2015.

Read the keynote lecture: "Integrating Pathologic and Genomic Factors to Make Treatment Decisions in Patients with GI Cancers".

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