After graduating summa cum laude in biology in 1997, Anthony V. Nguyen, MD, received his medical degree from the University of California, Irvine, College of Medicine in 2001. He received internal medicine training at UCI Medical Center, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center and Long Beach VA Medical Center. Dr. Nguyen completed his hematology and medical oncology fellowship at the NCI-designated Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at University of California, Irvine Medical Center. During his fellowship, he received training in Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Transplantation at UCLA Medical Center.
While at the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of California, Irvine, he was awarded the Amgen Fellowship for translation cancer research. There, he was actively involved in both basic science and clinical research. He has served as a co-investigator in multiple clinical trials and has authored/co-authored peer reviewed articles and abstracts. He authored one of the earliest Phase I clinical trials examining the effects of Resveratrol and grape powder on colorectal cancer patients further stimulating his interest in integrative oncology. Dr. Nguyen joined Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada in 2007. He currently serves on the editorial advisory board for multiple journals including: Oncology & Biotech News, Onc Live, and Contemporary Oncology.
Dr. Nguyen was recognized as Top Doctor in the Medical Oncology category by Las Vegas Life and Vegas Seven magazine. He was named Medical Marvel by Nevada Business Magazine and was named Top 40 Under 40 by Vegas, Inc.
Dr. Nguyen and his wife, a practicing Optometrist in Henderson, have three children. Growing up in Southern California, he enjoys surfing and most ocean activities. He is an avid marine aquarist.
Nguyen, Results of a Phase I Pilot Clinical Trial Examining the Effect of Plant-derived Resveratrol and Grape Powder on Wnt Pathway Target Gene Expression in Colonic Mucosa and Colon Cancer V., Micaela Martinez, Michael J. Stamos, Mary P. Moyer, Kestutis Planutis, Christopher Hope, and Randall F. Holcombe. “Results of a Phase I Pilot Clinical Trial Examining the Effect of Plant-derived Resveratrol and Grape Powder on Wnt Pathway Target Gene Expression in Colonic Mucosa and Colon Cancer.” Cancer Management and Research 2009 (2009): 25-37. Read more.