Medical Oncologists/ Anthony V. Nguyen, MD
After graduating summa cum laude in biology in 1997, Dr. Nguyen 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.
AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST
Aerodigestive Tumors, Lung Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Integrative Oncology, Hematology
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 a Medical Marvel by Nevada Business Magazine in 2012, 2013 and 2014 and was recently named Top 40 Under 40 by Vegas, Inc.
Dr. Nguyen and his wife, a practicing Optometrist in Henderson, have two children. Growing up in Southern California, he enjoys most ocean sports, especially body boarding and surfing. Here at home in Henderson, he enjoys hiking and saltwater aquariums.
MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
Clark County Medical Society
UCLA Community Oncology Research Network (TORI)
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.