Internal Medicine/Hematology & Oncology

 

Ellie Chan, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Medical School: Institute of Medicine (1), Yangon, Myanmar
  Residency: University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, NV
  Fellowship: Hematology & Oncology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  Board Certified: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  Awards and Recognition:

2013                Certificate, Advanced Postgraduate Program in Clinical Investigation
2011-2013      Scholar, Advanced Postgraduate Program in Clinical Investigation
                          Clinical and Translational Science Institute, University of Florida
2010                Second place, EKG competition University of Nevada School of Medicine
2007                Best PGY-1, University of Nevada School of Medicine
2002                Honors student in Pediatrics, Institute of Medicine (1), Yangon
2001                Honors student in Forensic medicine, Institute of Medicine (1), Yangon

     
  Publications:
  1. Book Chapter
    (1) N. Santos, J. Wenger, E. Gupta, E. Chan, K. Peicher, M. Jiang, Y. Liu, P. Havre, P. Dahm, L.Su, N. Dang, H. Luesch, L. Dang. "Can We Develop More Effective Combination Antiangiogenic Therapy for Patients with Cancer?" Nova Science Publishers; Horizons in Cancer Research. Vol.49, 2012; Chapter 3; pp 65-96.
    (2) Ellie E. Chan and Thomas J. George,Jr. “Gastric Cancer”, The Bethesda Handbook of Clinical Oncology, Fourth Edition (Submitted)

  2. Journal Articles
    (1) C. Simon, T. Zuluaga Toro, E. Chan, T.J. George, Characteristics and Outcomes of Adenosquamous Carcinoma of the Pancreas (Manuscript in preparation)
    (2) F. Chan (aka E. Chan), O. Goodman, Jr., L. Fink, N. Vogelzang, D. Pomerantz , J. Khoury. Dramatically elevated circulating tumor cell numbers in a patient with small cell carcinoma of prostate. Arch Path Lab Med. 2010; 134:120–123.
    (3) J. Khoury, D. Adcock, F. Chan, J.T. Symanowski, S. Tiefenbacher, O. Goodman, L. Paz, Y. Ma, D.C. Ward, N. J. Vogelzang, O. Goodman, Jr., N.J. Vogelzang, L.M. Fink. Increases in Quantitative D-dimer levels correlate with progressive disease better than circulating tumor cell counts in patients with refractory prostate cancer. Am J Clin Path. 2010:134,964-69.
    (4) F. Chan, W. Samlowski. Review article on Temsirolimus: Its use in treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma. Clin Med: Therapeutics. 2009:1 167-174.


  3. Abstracts and Posters
    (1) E. Chan, A. Alkhasawneh, L. Vila Duckworth, T. Zuluaga Toro, H. Yan, W. Hou, S. J. Hughes, TJ. George. Prognostic significance of HER2 expression and associated clinical characteristics in Esophageal Adenocarcinoma.
    (accepted for poster presentation at GI ASCO January 2013)
    (2) E. Chan, A. Ivey, L. H. Dang, K. Daily, W. Hou, D. Lynn Viviano, S. Watson, R. Granicz, M. McEwan, H. Yan, C. J. Allegra, T. J. George. Correlation of capecitabine associated hand-foot syndrome (HFS) and objective tumor response in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) treated with sorafenib and capecitabine (SorCape) (accepted for poster presentation at GI ASCO January 2013)
    (3) C. Simone, T. Zuluaga Toro, E. Chan, T. J. George. Characteristics and Outcomes of Adenosquamous Carcinoma of the Pancreas.
    (accepted for poster presentation at GI ASCO January 2013)
    (4) E. Chan, A. Alkhasawneh, L.Vila Duckworth, T. Zuluaga Toro, W. Hou, S. Hughes, T.J. George. Retrospective analysis of Clinicopathologic variables and Prognostic molecular markers expression in Gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma. Poster presentation: Clinical and Translational Science Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, June 2012.
    (5) F. Chan, L. Bilodeau, M. Nasiak. Elevated liver enzymes and iron overload appeared to be Autoimmune Hepatitis. Poster presentation: ACP Nevada Chapter Meeting. January 2010.
    (6) J. Yan, P. Iampornpipochai, F. Chan, M. Nasiak. Finding a diagnosis: Encephalopathy syndrome in newly diagnosed HIV-positive young male. ACP Nevada Chapter Meeting. January 2010.
    (7) F. Chan, T. Tandon, K. Grant, A. Greenberg. SLE presenting with clinical features of the acute retroviral syndrome and a false positive HIV ELISA assay. Poster presentation: ACP Nevada Chapter Meeting. January 2008.