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Anthony W. Tolcher, M.D., FRCPC

Anthony W. Tolcher, M.D., FRCPC

Provider Type: Physician

Specialties:
Board Certifications:
  • Medical Oncology

General Summary

Education

  • Fellowship in Research
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
  • Fellowship in Oncology
    The University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Residency in Internal Medicine
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
  • Medical Doctorate
    The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Medical Practice

  • South Texas Accelerated Research Therapeutics, Director of Clinical Research, San Antonio, TX (April 2007 – January 2018)
  • Cancer Therapy and Research Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Director of Clinical Research, San Antonio, TX (September 2003 – April 2007)
  • Cancer Therapy and Research Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Associate Director, San Antonio, TX (June 1998 – April 2007)

Research Interest

Dr. Tolcher's research interests include the Phase I and clinical pharmacology clinical trials for the development of new anticancer agents as well as molecular genetic targets for cancer therapy.

Surgery Locations

Other Information

Dr. Tolcher played a significant role in the founding of the San Antonio 1000 Cancer Genome Project, which was established to accelerate the development of a cure for cancer by conducting whole genome sequencing of cancerous and normal tissues. Dr. Tolcher has written many publications and is a reviewer for several peer-reviewed publications.

Accolades & Memberships

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Community Service