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Fernando Vargas, MD

Specialty: Hematology/Oncology
Program: Malignant Hematology and Cellular Therapy at Memorial Healthcare System

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Education & Training

Participating Trials

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  • Vargas-Madueno F, Gould E, Valor R, Ngo N, Zhang L, Villalona-Calero MA. EML4-ALK Rearrangement and Its Therapeutic Implications in Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumors. Oncologist. 2018 Oct.23(10):1127-1132. Pubmedid: 29739898. Pmcid: PMC6263129.
  • Park W, Kwon D, Saravia D, Desai A, Vargas F, El Dinali M, Warsch J, Elias R, Chae YK, Kim DW, Warsch S, Ishkanian A, Ikpeazu C, Mudad R, Lopes G, Jahanzeb M. Developing a Predictive Model for Clinical Outcomes of Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients Treated With Nivolumab. Clin Lung Cancer. 2018 May.19(3):280-288.e4. Pubmedid: 29336998.
  • Swords RT, Azzam D, Al-Ali H, Lohse I, Volmar CH, Watts JM, Perez A, Rodriguez A, Vargas F, Elias R, Vega F, Zelent A, Brothers SP, Abbasi T, Trent J, Rangwala S, Deutsch Y, Conneally E, Drusbosky L, Cogle CR, Wahlestedt C. Ex-vivo sensitivity profiling to guide clinical decision making in acute myeloid leukemia: A pilot study. Leuk Res. 2018 Jan.64:34-41. Pubmedid: 29175379. Pmcid: PMC5756519.
  • Swords R, Sznol J, Elias R, Watts J, Zelent A, Martin E, Vargas F, Bethel-Ellison S, Kobetz E. Acute leukemia in adult Hispanic Americans: a large-population study. Blood Cancer J. 2016 Oct.6(10):e484. Pubmedid: 27740629. Pmcid: PMC5098265.
  • Campuzano-Zuluaga G, Deutsch Y, Salzberg M, Gomez A, Vargas F, Elias R, Kwon D, Goodman M, Ikpatt OF, Chapman JR, Watts J, Vega F, Swords R. Routine interim disease assessment in patients undergoing induction chemotherapy for acute myeloid leukemia: Can we do better?. Am J Hematol. 2016 Mar.91(3):277-282. Pubmedid: 26663264.
  • Davila CD, Vargas F, Huang KH, Monaco T, Dimou A, Rangaswami J, Figueredo VM. Dipstick proteinuria is an independent predictor of high on treatment platelet reactivity in patients on clopidogrel, but not aspirin, admitted for major adverse cardiovascular events. Platelets. 2015 Dec.26(7):651-656. Pubmedid: 25354134.
  • Junpaparp P, Buppajarntham S, Madueno FV, Varadi G. Concomitant typhlitis and Clostridium difficile colitis developed after first R-CHOP chemotherapy in a non-Hodgkin lymphoma patient. BMJ Case Rep. 2013 Apr.2013. Pubmedid: 23598937. Pmcid: PMC3645077.