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Medical Oncologist
Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, TN

Alan Sandler is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee where he also serves as the Medical Director of the Thoracic Oncology Program and the Director of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Affiliate Network, a consortium of community-based oncologists participating in clinical trials. After earning a B.S. in Pharmacy (cum laude) at the University of Toledo in Ohio and an M.D. at Rush Medical College in Chicago, Dr. Sandler completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital and a Fellowship in Medical Oncology at the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. 

Dr. Sandler is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, where he serves as Track Leader for the Lung Cancer Track of the Cancer Education Committee for 2005-2006, and the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group, where he serves as the Co-Chair of the Thoracic Committee.  He is also a principal investigator or co-principal investigator of several phase I, II, and III studies focusing on the activity of a variety of single and combination chemotherapeutic agents and/or combined-modality therapies in lung, esophageal, sarcoma, and refractory malignancies. 

Dr. Sandler serves on the Editorial Boards of Clinical Lung Cancer and the Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology, and is a reviewer for several journals including the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Cancer Investigations, Cancer, the British Journal of Cancer, and European Respiratory Journal.  Dr. Sandler is the author or co-author of more than 150 published articles, book chapters, reviews, and abstracts involving the pharmacology and clinical activity of chemotherapy and novel non-chemotherapy agents, with a particular emphasis on lung cancer.

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