Mark A. Dickson, MD

Meet Medical Oncologist Mark Dickson


Mark A. Dickson, MD

Medical Oncologist

Clinical Expertise

Sarcomas of Soft Tissue and Bone; Kaposi’s Sarcoma; Melanoma

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About Me


MD, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons


New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine; Hematology; Medical Oncology

I am a medical oncologist who specializes in the treatment of sarcomas of soft tissue and bone, Kaposi’s sarcoma, and melanoma. My research is focused on the development of new drugs, including targeted small molecules and antibodies, to treat these diseases.  In particular, I study new drugs that block pathways and proteins critical for cancer growth such as the cell cycle pathway in liposarcoma, the Aurora kinase proteins in soft tissue sarcoma, and the Notch pathway in melanoma.  My research includes work in HIV-associated Kaposi’s sarcoma in concert with the AIDS Malignancy consortium.  My goal is to find newer, more-effective, and less-toxic therapies to improve the lives of people living with cancer.


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Clinical Trials

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Research and Publications

Publications on PubMed

Visit PubMed for a full listing of Dr. Dickson’s journal articles. Pubmed is an online index of research papers and other articles from the US National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.