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Marcia Irene Canto, M.D.

Director of Clinical Research, Division of Gastroenterology
Professor of Medicine

Female  | Languages: English, Filipino, Tagalog

Appointment Phone

410-715-0350

Main Location

Johns Hopkins Gastroenterology and Hepatology - Howard County

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Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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Call +1-410-502-7683 (7a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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Titles

  • Director of Clinical Research, Division of Gastroenterology
  • Professor of Medicine
  • Professor of Oncology

Centers & Institutes

Departments

Locations

Johns Hopkins Gastroenterology and Hepatology - Howard County

Appointment Phone: 410-715-0350

10700 Charter Drive
Charter Medical Building Suite 310
Columbia, MD 21044 map

The Johns Hopkins Hospital - Main Entrance

Appointment Phone: 410-933-7495

1800 Orleans Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Expertise

Barrett's Esophagus, Clinical Gastroenterology, Colon Polyps, Digestive Diseases, Endoscopic Ultrasonography, Endoscopy, Esophageal Cancer, Esophageal Disease, Family History of Cancer, Gastric ulcer, Gastroenterology , Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease , Gastrointestinal Cancers, Gastrointestinal Diseases, Heartburn, Pancreatic and Biliary Disease, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatic Cysts, Reflux and Burning, Stomach Pain, Stomach Ulcer, Swallowing Disorders

Research Interests

Familial pancreatic cancer; Barrett's esophagus; Endomicroscopy; Endoscopic mucosal ablation and resection

    Additional Information

  • Education +

    Degrees

    • University of the Philippines Manila / MD (1985)

    Residencies

    • SUNY at Brooklyn College of Medicine / Internal Medicine (1990)

    Fellowships

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Gastroenterology (1993)
    • University Hospitals of Cleveland / Gastroenterology (1995)
    • University of California (Irvine) School of Medicine / Gastroenterology (1995)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Gastroenterology (1995, 2008)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (1989)
  • Research & Publications +

    Clinical Trial Keywords: Endoscopic radiofrequency ablation, Endoscopic cryotherapy, Cancer of the Pancreas Screening, Confocal endomicroscopy Barrett's esophagus

    Selected Publications

    Wang, J.S.; Guo, M.; Montgomery, E.A.; Thompson, R.E.; Cosby, H.; Hicks, L.; Wang, S.; Herman, J.G.; Canto, M.I. DNA promoter hypermethylation of p16 and APC predicts neoplastic progression in Barrett''s esophagus. Am J Gastroenterol. 2009 Sep;104(9):2153-2160.

    Brune, K.A.; Lau, B.; Palmisano, E.; Canto, M.; Goggins, M.G.; Hruban, R.H.; Klein, A.P. Importance of age of onset in pancreatic cancer kindreds. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2010 Jan 20;102(2):119-126.

    Harinck, F.; Canto, M.I.; Schulick, R.; Goggins, M.; Poley, J.W.; Fockens, P.; Kluijt, I.; Bruno, M. Surveillance in individuals at high risk of pancreatic cancer: too early to tell? Gut. 2010 Jul;59(7):1005; author reply 1006-1007.

    Hector, A.; Montgomery, E.A.; Karikari, C.; Canto, M.; Dunbar, K.B.; Wang, J.S.; Feldmann, G.; Hong, S.M.; Haffner, M.C.; Meeker, A.K.; Holland, S.J.; Yu, J.; Heckrodt, T.J.; Zhang, J.; Ding, P.; Goff, D.; Singh, R.; Roa, J.C.; Marimuthu, A.; Riggins, G.J.; Eshleman, J.R.; Nelkin, B.D.; Pandey, A.; Maitra, A. The Axl receptor tyrosine kinase is an adverse prognostic factor and a therapeutic target in esophageal adenocarcinoma. Cancer Biol Ther. 2010 Nov 29;10(10):1009-1018.

    Hruban, R.H.; Canto, M.I.; Goggins, M.; Schulick, R.; Klein, A.P. Update on familial pancreatic cancer. Adv Surg. 2010;44:293-311.

    Lennon, A.M.; Newman, N.; Makary, M.A.; Edil, B.H.; Shin, E.J.; Khashab, M.A.; Hruban, R.H.; Wolfgang, C.L.; Schulick, R.D.; Giday, S.; Canto, M.I. EUS-guided tattooing before laparoscopic distal pancreatic resection (with video). Gastrointest Endosc. 2010 Nov;72(5):1089-1094.

    Newman, N.A.; Lennon, A.M.; Edil, B.H.; Gilson, M.M.; Giday, S.A.; Canto, M.I.; Schulick, R.D.; Makary, M.A. Preoperative endoscopic tattooing of pancreatic body and tail lesions decreases operative time for laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy. Surgery. 2010 Aug;148(2):371-377.
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