Robert W. Carlson, M.D
Robert W. Carlson, M.D
Robert W. Carlson, M.D

National Physician Of The Year Awards Honoree
875 Blake Wilbur Dr Clinic F
Stanford, California, 94305
Tel: (650) 723-7621

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Robert W Carlson MD

Clinical Focus

Cancer > Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer - Medical Oncology
Oncology (Cancer)
Medical Oncology

Professional Education

Board Certification: Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine(1983)
Fellowship: SUMC - Graduate Medical Education, CA (1983)
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1981)
Residency: SUMC - Graduate Medical Education, CA (1981)
Residency: Barnes Hospital, MO (1980)
Internship: Barnes Hospital (1979)
Medical Education: Stanford University School of Medicine CA (1978)

Research Interests

Clinical investigations in breast cancer include institutional and NSABP studies of chemoprevention, adjuvant therapy, psychosocial interventions, treatment of metastatic disease, methods of decreasing anthracycline cardiotoxicity, and modulation of multidrug resistance. Research in meta-analysis includes the performance of meta-analysis in a wide variety of settings in cancer treatment by the international Meta-Analysis Group in Cancer.

Computer science research efforts focus on computer-based systems for patient care. These include: the development of expert systems to assist in the care of patients with cancer (ONCOCIN) or AIDS (T-Helper); the development of computer-based systems using speech and pen-based input for medical records to access sources of medical knowledge; the design of three-dimensional methods of performing and representing literature searches; and the development of standards for implementing of medical computer-based systems; the development of smart agents and medical ontologies.