Yanis Boumber, MD, PhD

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Fox Chase Cancer Center
333 Cottman Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19111-2497

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Yanis Boumber, MD, PhD
Yanis Boumber, MD


Attending Physician

Meet other members of the
lung cancer treatment team
or the neuro-oncology treatment team.

Clinical Expertise:

Thoracic Medical Oncology, including lung cancer, thymoma and mesothelioma


Board Certified, Medical Oncology, 2013
ABIM-Internal Medicine, 2011
ECFMG Certification, 2007

Medical Education

PhD, Cancer Biology and Molecular Biology, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, TX, 2005;
MD, Rostov State Medical University, Rostov-on-Don, Russia, 1999


Good Samaritan Hospital, affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 2007-2010


Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX,  2010-2013;
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Leukemia, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2005-2007

Honors and Awards

Celgene Future Leaders in Hematology Award, 2012
ASCO Young Investigator Award,  2012
American Society of Hematology Merit Award, 2011
Good Samaritan Hospital, Baltimore, MD, Outstanding Performance in Ambulatory Medicine Award, 2010

Professional Societies

American Society of Hematology
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Association of Cancer Research

Research Interests

Principle Investigator page:   

Oncogenes, lung cancer, epigenetics, targeted therapy. My current research projects include 1) the role of Musashi-2 in tumor progression in NSCLC and 2) development of novel therapeutic combinations in NSCLC. Thoracic Division and Developmental Therapeutics Research Program / Assistant Professor, Clinical Investigator and Research.