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My primary research interest involves ways to target the tumor microenvironment, particularly for sarcomas and gastroesophageal cancer. The efforts of my laboratory are directed toward translational research and clinical trials, and currently include three main projects.

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Sam S. Yoon, MD

Research Focus

Physician-scientist Sam Yoon studies the role of tumor microenvironment in the progression and radiation response of sarcomas and gastric cancer.
Selected Achievements
  • Clinical Investigator Award, Society for Surgical Oncology (2009-2011)
  • Young Investigator Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology (2003-2004)
  • Kristen Ann Carr Fellowship, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (2002-2003)