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    James A. DeCaprio, MD

    James A. DeCaprio, MD

    Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


    Hematologic Oncology

    Office phone: 617-632-3825
    Appointment phone: 617-632-6140
    Fax: 617-582-8601
    Email: james_decaprio@dfci.harvard.edu

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    Medical Oncology

    Research Department

    Medical Oncology/Molecular and Cellular


    Viral oncology

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    450 Brookline Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215


    Dr. DeCaprio received his MD in 1984 from the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Chicago, and his medical oncology fellowship at DFCI. In 1992, he joined the faculty of DFCI, where his laboratory has focused on mechanisms of cellular transformation and oncogenesis.


    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Medical Oncology

    University of Chicago, Internal Medicine

    Medical School
    University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

    Recent Awards

    • Association of American Physicians, 2004
    • Harvard University GSAS Everett Mendelsohn Excellence in Mentoring Award, 2004
    • Stohlman Scholar, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 2002
    • Biological and Biochemical Sciences HMS Award in Teaching, 2000
    • American Society for Clinical Investigation, 1997
    • Scholar, Leukemia Society of America, 1997
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