Rachel N. Grisham, MD

About Me

I am a medical oncologist with clinical expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of women with gynecologic malignancies including ovarian, uterine, and cervical cancers as well as other less-common tumors.

 My clinical research focuses on developing novel treatments and improving treatment strategies for women with gynecologic malignancies. I have a particular interest in the use of targeted therapies for the treatment of recurrent ovarian cancer. I have developed, and serve as the principal investigator for, ongoing clinical trials in this area.

  • Clinical Expertise: Treatment of Ovarian, Endometrial, and Cervical Cancers; Treatment of rare tumor types, including low-grade serous ovarian cancer; Clinical Trials
  • Languages Spoken: English
  • Education: MD, Duke University School of Medicine
  • Residencies: Internal Medicine - Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowships: Hematology/Oncology - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Board Certifications: Internal Medicine; Medical Oncology


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Clinical Trials

As home to one of the world’s top cancer research centers, Memorial Sloan Kettering is typically involved in more than 900 clinical trials at a given time. Currently, clinical trials focused on the conditions I treat are enrolling new patients. If you’re interested in joining a clinical trial, click to learn about the trial’s purpose, eligibility criteria, and how to get more information.

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