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School of Medicine
Shanthi Marur, M.B.B.S.
Faculty, Upper Aerodigestive Group
Languages: English, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil
Expertise: Cancer Survivorship, Clinical Trials, General Internal Medicine, Head and Neck Cancers, Head and Neck Tumors, Human Papillomavirus Infections, Medical Oncology, Oral Cancers, Salivary Gland Tumors, Thyroid Cancer ...read more
Research Interests: Human Papilloma Virus head and neck cancers, and translational research in head and neck cancers. Anaplastic thyroid cancer and metastatic thyroid cancers. ...read more
Howard County General Hospital
5755 Cedar Lane
Columbia, MD 21044 map
- Faculty, Upper Aerodigestive Group
Centers & Institutes
- MBBS, Coimbatore Medical College (1995)
- Sinai Grace Hospital Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State / Internal Medicine (2004)
- Karmanos Cancer Institute Wayne State University / Hematology and Oncology (2007)
- American Board of Internal Medicine / Medical Oncology (2008)
Research & Publications
Clinical Trial Keywordshead and neck squamous cell cancer, Oropharynx HPV positive cancers
Selected PublicationsMarur, S.; Forastiere, A.A. Head and neck cancer: changing epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment. Mayo Clin Proc. 2008 Apr;83(4):489-501.
Marur, S.; Rudin, C.M. Genetic alterations in head and neck squamous cell carcinogenesis. In: Rose, B.D., editor, UpToDate: Oncology. Wellesley, MA: UpToDate; 2008.
Marur, S.; Rudin, C.M. Chemoprevention in oral dysplasia. In: Rose, B.D., editor, UpToDate: Oncology. Wellesley, MA: UpToDate; 2008.
Forastiere, A.A.; Marur, S. Head and Neck Cancer. In: Moore, A., editor. 4th Edition ed, ASCO Medical Oncology Self-Evaluation Program. Alexandria, VA: American Society of Clinical Oncology; 2009.
Higgins, M.J.; Forastiere, A.; Marur, S. New directions in the systemic treatment of metastatic thyroid cancer. Oncology. 2009;23(9):768-775.
Forastiere, A.A.; Marur, S. Head and Neck Cancer. Second Edition ed, ASCO-Sep: Medical Oncology Self-Evaluation Program; 2010.
Marur, S.; D''Souza, G.; Westra, W.H.; Forastiere, A.A. HPV-associated head and neck cancer: a virus-related cancer epidemic. Lancet Oncol. 2010 Aug;11(8):781-789.
Marur, S.; Forastiere, A.A. Challenges of integrating chemotherapy and targeted therapy with radiation in locally advanced head and neck squamous cell cancer. Curr Opin Oncol. 2010 May;22(3):206-211.