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Jad Chahoud, MD, MPH

Specialty: Hematology/Oncology
Program: Genitourinary Oncology

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Locations: Moffitt Cancer Center

Cancer Focus: Prostate Cancer , Testicular Cancer , Kidney (Renal Cell) Cancer , Penile Cancer

Dr. Chahoud completed his Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center and completed his hematology and medical oncology fellowship at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Dr. Chahoud's clinical expertise includes advanced stage genitourinary malignancies, with a specific focus on advanced kidney and penile cancer. Dr. Chahoud's research aims to understand the role of viral infections and the immune microenvironment in genitourinary cancers. He received funding from the Conquer Cancer Foundation through the ASCO Young Investigator Award in 2018 to study viral and immune biomarkers for metastasis and poor survival in penile squamous cell carcinoma. His research interest is focused on providing precision care through biomarker research to determine the most effective treatment strategy, and the investigation of novel therapies for patients with advanced renal, prostate, testicular and penile cancer.  He's fluent in English, Spanish, French and Arabic.

Education & Training

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology


  • University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center -


  • University of Texas Health Science Center -

Medical School:

  • Lebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences - MD
Hematology Opportunities for the Next Generation of Research Scientists (HONORS)Sponsor: American Society of Hematology Start Year: 2015 End Year:
2018 Conquer Cancer Foundation Merit AwardSponsor: American Society of Oncology Start Year: 2017 End Year:
Best Abstract AwardSponsor: International Congress of Chemotherapy and Infection Start Year: 2013 End Year:
2019 Conquer Cancer Foundation Merit AwardSponsor: The American Society of Oncology Start Year: 2018 End Year:
2018 Society for Transnational OncologySponsor: Rising Star in Oncology Start Year: 2018 End Year:
2018 Conquer Cancer Foundation Young Investigator AwardSponsor: American Society of Oncology Start Year: 2018 End Year: 2019
Participating Trials

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  • Azizi M, Aydin AM, Hajiran A, Lai A, Kumar A, Peyton CC, Minhas S, Sonpavde GP, Chahoud J, Pagliaro LC, Necchi A, Spiess PE. Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis: Is There a Benefit in Using Neoadjuvant Systemic Chemotherapy in Locally Advanced Penile Squamous Cell Carcinoma?. J Urol. 2020 Jan. Pubmedid: 31928407.
  • Chahoud J, Msaouel P, Campbell MT, Bathala T, Xiao L, Gao J, Zurita AJ, Shah AY, Jonasch E, Sharma P, Tannir NM. Nivolumab for the Treatment of Patients with Metastatic Non-Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma (nccRCC): A Single-Institutional Experience and Literature Meta-Analysis. Oncologist. 2019 Sep. Pubmedid: 31501271.
  • Chahoud J, Pickering CR, Pettaway CA. Genetics and penile cancer: recent developments and implications. Curr Opin Urol. 2019 Jul.29(4):364-370. Pubmedid: 31045928.
  • Terrisse S, Karamouza E, Parker CC, Sartor AO, James ND, Pirrie S, Collette L, Tombal BF, Chahoud J, Smeland S, Erikstein B, Pignon JP, Fizazi K, Le Teuff G. Overall Survival in Men With Bone Metastases From Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Treated With Bone-Targeting Radioisotopes: A Meta-analysis of Individual Patient Data From Randomized Clinical Trials. JAMA Oncol. 2019 Dec. Pubmedid: 31830233.
  • Chahoud J, Zhang M, Pisters LL, Lin SC, Lin SH, Tu SM. Identification of Glypican-3 (GPC3) Expression in a Lethal Subgroup of Refractory Cisplatin-Resistant Testicular Germ-Cell Tumors. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2018 Oct.16(5):325-327. Pubmedid: 29807831.
  • Chahoud J, Zhang M, Shah A, Lin SH, Pisters LL, Tu SM. Managing seminomatous and nonseminomatous germ cell tumors. Curr Opin Oncol. 2018 May.30(3):181-188. Pubmedid: 29538040.
  • Chahoud J, Sui D, Erwin WD, Gulbis AM, Korbling M, Zhang M, Ahmed S, Alatrash G, Anderlini P, Ciurea SO, Oran B, Fayad LE, Bassett RL, Jabbour EJ, Medeiros LJ, Macapinlac HA, Young KH, Khouri IF. Updated Results of Rituximab Pre- and Post-BEAM with or without Yttrium Ibritumomab Tiuxetan during Autologous Transplant for Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma. Clin Cancer Res. 2018 May.24(10):2304-2311. Pubmedid: 29476021. Pmcid: PMC5955837.
  • Chahoud J, Rieber AG, Tyring SK. The β-HPV Subtypes-Cornerstone of the Next-Generation Vaccine. JAMA Oncol. 2017 May.3(5):594-595. Pubmedid: 27893031.
  • Chahoud J, Sharif Yakan A, Saad H, Kanj SS. Right-Sided Infective Endocarditis and Pulmonary Infiltrates: An Update. Cardiol Rev. 2016 Sep.24(5):230-237. Pubmedid: 26501991.
  • Chahoud J, Semaan A, Chen Y, Cao M, Rieber AG, Rady P, Tyring SK. Association Between β-Genus Human Papillomavirus and Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Immunocompetent Individuals-A Meta-analysis. JAMA Dermatol. 2016 Dec.152(12):1354-1364. Pubmedid: 26720285.
  • Chahoud J, Semaan A, Rieber A. Wealth, Health Expenditure, and Cancer: A National Perspective. J Natl Compr Canc Ne. 2016 Aug.14(8):972-978. Pubmedid: 27496113.
  • Chahoud J, Semaan A, Rieber A. Counterpoint: Wealth, Health Expenditure, and Cancer-Translating Research Into Efficient Policies. J Natl Compr Canc Ne. 2016 Aug.14(8):1043. Pubmedid: 27496120.
  • Chahoud J, Semaan A, Almoosa KF. Ventilator-associated events prevention, learning lessons from the past: A systematic review. Heart Lung. 2015 May.44(3):251-259. Pubmedid: 25686517.
  • Chahoud J, Mrad J, Semaan A, Asmar R. PREVALENCE OF DIABETES MELLITUS AMONG PATIENTS WITH ESSENTIAL ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION. J Med Liban. 2015 Apr.63(2):74-80. Pubmedid: 26164975.
  • Chahoud J, Kanafani Z, Kanj SS. Surgical site infections following spine surgery: eliminating the controversies in the diagnosis. Front Med (Lausanne). 2014 Mar.1:7. Pubmedid: 25705620. Pmcid: PMC4335387.
  • Chahoud J, Kanafani ZA, Kanj SS. Management of candidaemia and invasive candidiasis in critically ill patients. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2013 Jun.42 Suppl:S29-S35. Pubmedid: 23664579.