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Benjamin R. Tan, MD

Associate Professor, Medicine
Division of Oncology
Section of Medical Oncology

Specialty Areas

Oncology
Gastrointestinal Oncology
Medical Oncology
Pancreatic Cancer

Board Certifications

Medical Oncology
Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

General oncology, gastrointestinal cancer, GI, GU cancers, HIV related cancer, lymphomas

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Siteman Cancer Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: 314-747-7222

Suite: B
Floor: 7
Office Phone: 314-747-1171
Fax: 314-362-7086

Siteman Cancer Center - South County

5225 MidAmerica Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63129
Phone: 314-747-7222

Office Phone: 314-747-1171

Education

Education

Fellowship: Hematology/Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1997
Residency: Internal Medicine, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland 1994
Medical Degree: University of Phillipines, College of Medicine, Manilla Phillipines 1989
B.S. : Biology, University of Phillipines, College of Arts and Science 1985

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Utility of a multidisciplinary tumor board in the management of pancreatic and upper gastrointestinal diseases: an observational study.
Brauer DG, Strand MS, Sanford DE, Kushnir VM, Lim KH, Mullady DK, Tan BR Jr, Wang-Gillam A, Morton AE, Ruzinova MB, Parikh PJ, Narra VR, Fowler KJ, Doyle MB, Chapman WC, Strasberg SS, Hawkins WG, Fields RC
HPB (Oxford). 2016 Dec 1; pii: S1365-182X(16)31971-2. doi: 10.1016/j.hpb.2016.11.002.

PMID:
    27916436
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Targeting tumour-associated macrophages with CCR2 inhibition in combination with FOLFIRINOX in patients with borderline resectable and locally advanced pancreatic cancer: a single-centre, open-label, dose-finding, non-randomised, phase 1b trial.
Nywening TM, Wang-Gillam A, Sanford DE, Belt BA, Panni RZ, Cusworth BM, Toriola AT, Nieman RK, Worley LA, Yano M, Fowler KJ, Lockhart AC, Suresh R, Tan BR, Lim KH, Fields RC, Strasberg SM, Hawkins WG, DeNardo DG, Goedegebuure SP, Linehan DC
Lancet Oncol. 2016 May; 17(5)651-62. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(16)00078-4.

PMID:
    27055731
    [Unknown status]
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Imaging Features of Biphenotypic Primary Liver Carcinoma (Hepatocholangiocarcinoma) and the Potential to Mimic Hepatocellular Carcinoma: LI-RADS Analysis of CT and MRI Features in 61 Cases.
Potretzke TA, Tan BR, Doyle MB, Brunt EM, Heiken JP, Fowler KJ
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2016 Jul; 207(1)25-31. doi: 10.2214/AJR.15.14997.

PMID:
    26866746
    [Unknown status]
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A phase II study of adjuvant gemcitabine plus docetaxel followed by concurrent chemoradation in resected pancreaticobiliary carcinoma.
Cho M, Wang-Gillam A, Myerson R, Gao F, Strasberg S, Picus J, Sorscher S, Fournier C, Nagaraj G, Parikh P, Suresh R, Linehan D, Tan BR
HPB (Oxford). 2015 Jul; 17(7)587-93. doi: 10.1111/hpb.12413.

PMID:
    25800066
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Thymidylate synthase genotype-directed chemotherapy for patients with gastric and gastroesophageal junction cancers.
Goff LW, Thakkar N, Du L, Chan E, Tan BR, Cardin DB, McLeod HL, Berlin JD, Zehnbauer B, Fournier C, Picus J, Wang-Gillam A, Lee W, Lockhart AC
PLoS One. 2014 Sep 18; 9(9)e107424. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0107424.

PMID:
    25232828
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Histological features and severity of oxaliplatin-induced liver injury and clinical associations.
Nalbantoglu IL, Tan BR Jr, Linehan DC, Gao F, Brunt EM
J Dig Dis. 2014 Oct; 15(10)553-60. doi: 10.1111/1751-2980.12177.

PMID:
    25060628
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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[Effect of nursing intervention on the prevention of burns in warm needling moxibustion].
Tan BR, Ye JL, Liuyu-Lian, Wei BH
Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2013 Nov; 33(11)1010-2.

PMID:
    24494292
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Complete response and prolonged disease-free survival in a patient with recurrent duodenal adenocarcinoma treated with bevacizumab plus FOLFOX6.
Nagaraj G, Zarbalian Y, Flora K, Tan BR Jr
J Gastrointest Oncol. 2014 Feb; 5(1)E1-6. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2078-6891.2013.038.

PMID:
    24490045
    [PubMed]
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A multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumor.
Mullady DK, Tan BR
J Clin Gastroenterol. 2013 Aug; 47(7)578-85. doi: 10.1097/MCG.0b013e3182936c87.

PMID:
    23751846
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Multi-institutional experience with FOLFIRINOX in pancreatic adenocarcinoma.
Peddi PF, Lubner S, McWilliams R, Tan BR, Picus J, Sorscher SM, Suresh R, Lockhart AC, Wang J, Menias C, Gao F, Linehan D, Wang-Gillam A
JOP. 2012 Sep 10; 13(5)497-501. doi: 10.6092/1590-8577/913.

PMID:
    22964956
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase genetic polymorphisms and toxicity to 5-FU-based chemoradiation in rectal cancer.
Thomas F, Motsinger-Reif AA, Hoskins JM, Dvorak A, Roy S, Alyasiri A, Myerson RJ, Fleshman JW, Tan BR, McLeod HL
Br J Cancer. 2011 Nov 22; 105(11)1654-62. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2011.442.

PMID:
    22045187
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A phase 2 trial of gemcitabine, 5-fluorouracil, and radiation therapy in locally advanced nonmetastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma : cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB) 80003.
Mamon HJ, Niedzwiecki D, Hollis D, Tan BR, Mayer RJ, Tepper JE, Goldberg RM, Blackstock AW, Fuchs CS, Cancer and Leukemia Group B.
Cancer. 2011 Jun 15; 117(12)2620-8. doi: 10.1002/cncr.25742.

PMID:
    21656739
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Thymidylate synthase genotype-directed neoadjuvant chemoradiation for patients with rectal adenocarcinoma.
Tan BR, Thomas F, Myerson RJ, Zehnbauer B, Trinkaus K, Malyapa RS, Mutch MG, Abbey EE, Alyasiry A, Fleshman JW, McLeod HL
J Clin Oncol. 2011 Mar 1; 29(7)875-83. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2010.32.3212.

PMID:
    21205745
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Detection of the G>C SNP and rare mutations in the 28-bp repeat of TYMS using gel-based capillary electrophoresis.
Thomas F, Hoskins JM, Dvorak A, Tan BR, McLeod HL
Pharmacogenomics. 2010 Dec; 11(12)1751-6. doi: 10.2217/pgs.10.170.

PMID:
    21142919
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A Phase 1 study of UCN-01 in combination with irinotecan in patients with resistant solid tumor malignancies.
Fracasso PM, Williams KJ, Chen RC, Picus J, Ma CX, Ellis MJ, Tan BR, Pluard TJ, Adkins DR, Naughton MJ, Rader JS, Arquette MA, Fleshman JW, Creekmore AN, Goodner SA, Wright LP, Guo Z, Ryan CE, Tao Y, Soares EM, Cai SR, Lin L, Dancey J, Rudek MA, McLeod HL, Piwnica-Worms H
Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2011 Jun; 67(6)1225-37. doi: 10.1007/s00280-010-1410-1.

PMID:
    20694727
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Gemcitabine with carboplatin for advanced biliary tract cancers: a phase II single institution study.
Williams KJ, Picus J, Trinkhaus K, Fournier CC, Suresh R, James JS, Tan BR
HPB (Oxford). 2010 Aug; 12(6)418-26. doi: 10.1111/j.1477-2574.2010.00197.x.

PMID:
    20662793
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Circulating mesothelin protein and cellular antimesothelin immunity in patients with pancreatic cancer.
Johnston FM, Tan MC, Tan BR Jr, Porembka MR, Brunt EM, Linehan DC, Simon PO Jr, Plambeck-Suess S, Eberlein TJ, Hellstrom KE, Hellstrom I, Hawkins WG, Goedegebuure P
Clin Cancer Res. 2009 Nov 1; 15(21)6511-8. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-09-0565.

PMID:
    19843662
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Adjuvant imatinib mesylate after resection of localised, primary gastrointestinal stromal tumour: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
Dematteo RP, Ballman KV, Antonescu CR, Maki RG, Pisters PW, Demetri GD, Blackstein ME, Blanke CD, von Mehren M, Brennan MF, Patel S, McCarter MD, Polikoff JA, Tan BR, Owzar K, American College of Surgeons Oncology Group (ACOSOG) Intergroup Adjuvant GIST Study Team.
Lancet. 2009 Mar 28; 373(9669)1097-104. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(09)60500-6.

PMID:
    19303137
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Radiotherapy for epidermoid carcinoma of the anus: thirty years' experience.
Myerson RJ, Outlaw ED, Chang A, Birnbaum EH, Fleshman JW, Grigsby PW, Kodner IJ, Malayapa RS, Mutch MG, Parikh P, Picus J, Tan BR
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Oct 1; 75(2)428-35. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2008.11.047.

PMID:
    19251377
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Adjuvant interferon-based chemoradiation followed by gemcitabine for resected pancreatic adenocarcinoma: a single-institution phase II study.
Linehan DC, Tan MC, Strasberg SM, Drebin JA, Hawkins WG, Picus J, Myerson RJ, Malyapa RS, Hull M, Trinkaus K, Tan BR Jr
Ann Surg. 2008 Aug; 248(2)145-51. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e318181e4e9.

PMID:
    18650621
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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