01. Doctor Overview

Doctor Overview

Dr. Kanwal Raghav is a professor in the Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Throughout his career, Dr. Raghav has been involved in numerous research studies, publishing over 60 medical articles in peer-reviewed medical journals. His research has focused on treatments and the role of different proteins and genes in a number of different cancers like lung cancer.

Dr. Raghav continues to actively lead a number of clinical trials as the principal investigator. He hopes his work can help lead to better diagnostic tests and treatment methods for cancer, and one day contribute to a cure.

02. Fast Facts

Doctor Fast Facts

Main Specialty: Medical Oncology

Other Interests & Specialties: Gastrointestinal malignancies, hematology, internal medicine, colorectal cancer, adenocarcinoma and lung cancer.

Certifications, Awards & Accolades: American Board of Internal Medicine Certification in Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine Certification in Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine Certification in Hematology, SWOG Young Investigator Award, ASCO & Conquer Cancer Foundation Merit Award, Stanley N. Levick Award, Dr. Abhijeet Malhotra Award, member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, member of the American Society of Hematology, member of the American Association of Cancer Research

Education & Experience:

  • Clinical Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • Residency in Internal Medicine from Albert Einstein Medical Center
  • Medical Degree from the University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
03. Publications


Role of HGF/MET axis in resistance of lung cancer to contemporary managementTranslational Lung Cancer Research. September 2012;1(3):179-93. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2218-6751.2012.09.04

Motesanib and advanced NSCLC: experiences and expectationsExpert Opinion in Investigational Drugs. June 2011;20(6):859-69. doi: 10.1517/13543784.2011.579103