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Tony S. Quang, MD, JD

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Associate Professor
1660 S. Columbian Way
Mail Stop S-111-RadOnc
Seattle, Washington 98108
Tel: +1-206-768-5356
Fax: +1-206-768-5331


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Dr. Quang is a board certified radiation oncologist who specializes in the treatment of head and neck cancer, lung cancer, and gastrointestinal malignancies. In his general radiation oncology practice, he also treats lymphomas, melanoma, breast cancer, sarcomas, intracranial, genitourinary and gynecologic malignancies. He routinely offers total body irradiation for patients undergoing bone marrow transplantation. The VA Cancer Care program can be reviewed in this 2013 annual report.

His broad research interests include conducting clinical trials and enrolling patients in cooperative groups, such as the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) and the Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG). Dr. Quang's more focused research interests include image-guided radiotherap and mitigation of radiation therapy toxicities. His health law interest includes utilizeing legal instruments, such as quality improvement prvilege and immunity, as a means to increase health care access, reduce cost, and improve clnical outcomes. He is an active member of the Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise in Radiation Oncology (IHE-RO) planning committee which addresses ways to improve the utilization of computer systems for information sharing, workflow, and patient care. He currently serves as Chair of the VA Institutional Review Board.

Dr. Quang is a facilitator for resident morning case conferences at the University of Washington. For the past 6 years, he has been a visiting lecturer teaching clinical oncology to radiation therapy students at the Bellevue College.

He became a doctor and specialized in oncology because he likes to take care of people at a difficult and transitional time in their lives. In his practice, Dr. Quang's approach is not only to address a patient’s physical health, but also to take care of his or her mental, emotional, and spiritual health.

He believes that advances in technology and medical therapeutics coupled with a sense of compassion and social justice will improve the quality of life of patients afflicted with cancer and will hopefully eradicate this disease. He has spent his free time taking care of the indigent by staffing free clinics, HIV and cancer screening programs including the Mazzoni Clinic, Paul Hom Asian Clinic, and St. Rita's Free Clinic. He is always looking for new opportunities to engage in providing care for the poor.





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