Dr. Razelle Kurzrock, MD

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UC San Diego Health - La Jolla 3855 Health Sciences Drive La Jolla, CA 92093 Get Directions
Dr. Razelle Kurzrock, MD
Razelle Kurzrock, MD, is a board-certified medical oncologist and a renowned expert in precision medicine. Precision medicine, also called personalized therapy, uses molecular tumor testing to match each patient with the best possible treatment. As director of the Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy and Moores Cancer Center’s Clinical Trials Office, she cares for patients with all types of cancer who may benefit from clinical trials of experimental therapies. She also has a special interest in rare tumors. Before joining UC San Diego in 2012, Dr. Kurzrock developed one of the largest Phase 1 clinical trials programs in the world while at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. A central theme of that program was the personalized medicine strategy, which matched patients with targeted cancer treatments that optimized chances for response. She is a frequent speaker at national and international meetings, and her research has been widely published, with more than 500 articles in peer-reviewed publications. (See a list of her publications on PubMed.gov.) Dr. Kurzrock earned her medical degree from the University of Toronto. She completed her residency at Tulane University and her fellowship in medical oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. She is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology.

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Moores Cancer Center3855 Health Sciences Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093
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Razelle Kurzrock, MD, is a board-certified medical oncologist and a renowned expert in precision medicine. Precision medicine, also called personalized therapy, uses molecular tumor testing to match each patient with the best possible treatment. As director of the Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy and Moores Cancer Center’s Clinical Trials Office, she cares for patients with all types of cancer who may benefit from clinical trials of experimental therapies. She also has a special interest in rare tumors.

Before joining UC San Diego in 2012, Dr. Kurzrock developed one of the largest Phase 1 clinical trials programs in the world while at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. A central theme of that program was the personalized medicine strategy, which matched patients with targeted cancer treatments that optimized chances for response.

She is a frequent speaker at national and international meetings, and her research has been widely published, with more than 500 articles in peer-reviewed publications. (See a list of her publications on PubMed.gov.) 

Dr. Kurzrock earned her medical degree from the University of Toronto. She completed her residency at Tulane University and her fellowship in medical oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. She is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology. 

Dr. Kurzrock's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Oncology
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • ENT Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Toronto / College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1978

  • Internship Hospital
    Mt Sinai Hosp
  • Residency Hospital
    Tulane U Affil Hosp
  • Fellowship Hospital
    MD Anderson Hosp

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Medical Oncology

Procedures Performed

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)