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Margaret A. Tempero, M.D.

Margaret A. Tempero, M.D.

Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Division of Hematology/Oncology
Doris and Donald Fisher Distinguished Professorship in Clinical Cancer Research, UCSF

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Creighton University, Omaha, NE, B.S., 1969, Medical Technology
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, M.S., 1974, Clinical Pathology
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, M.D., 1977, Medicine

  • University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, Residency, 1980, Internal Medicine
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, Fellowship, 1983, Oncology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
  • Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology Oncology
  • Member, UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • GI Oncology Program
  • Colon Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Lynch Syndrome
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer

Dr. Margaret Tempero is deputy director of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at Mount Zion. She is a pioneer in applying radioactively tagged antibodies for cancer therapy. She has led national research projects for gastrointestinal cancer, including pancreatic cancer.

She has held editorial positions on prestigious journals such as Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Clinical Cancer Research and American Journal of Medicine. Tempero is a professor of hematology and oncology and is the Doris and Don Fisher Distinguished Professor in Clinical Research. Prior to joining UCSF Medical Center, she was deputy director of the Cancer Center at the University of Nebraska.

 

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