Yanis Boumber, MD, PhD
Yanis Boumber, MD, PhD, has joined the Department of Thoracic Medical Oncology and the Molecular Therapeutics Program at Fox Chase Cancer Center.
Dr. Boumber first joined Fox Chase’s Department of Medical Oncology in 2013 and now returns to Fox Chase from the University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center. He specializes in treating patients with thoracic cancers, including lung cancer, thymoma, and mesothelioma, and his clinical and research focus at Fox Chase will be on thoracic malignancies.
“Having worked at Fox Chase earlier in my career, I enjoyed the atmosphere and culture of support here,” Dr. Boumber said. “The caliber of Fox Chase’s clinicians and researchers is second to none. I look forward to joining the staff once again and offering comfort and care to all who walk through the doors.”
Dr. Boumber received his medical degree from Rostov State Medical University, as well as a doctoral degree in cancer biology and molecular biology from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. He completed an internal medicine residency at Good Samaritan Hospital, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, as well as both clinical and research fellowships at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. ■