Dr. Nancy Davidson. Photo: University of Pittsburgh.
Nancy E. Davidson, MD
Division Head
Professor of Medicine

About us

The Division of Oncology's work bridges the worlds of basic science, clinical diagnosis, and the treatment of cancer. Our clinics cover each cancer type and have a strong focus in clinical trials of new diagnostic and therapeutic approaches. Our work is supported by a portfolio of peer-reviewed grants, industry sponsored projects, and research endowments.

Our stories

Congratulations to Dr. John Thompson, the 2019 recipient of the Turck Award.

Our researchers have received $12.4 million to study treatments for Merkel cell carcinoma.

The department mourns the loss of Ollie Press, who died from complications from glioma, a brain cancer. He was 65.