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Christopher G. Azzoli, MD

Clinical Overview


  • Title(s)

    Member of the Massachusetts General Physicians Organization

  • Department + Services


  • My Expertise

    Thoracic Cancers, Thymoma, Mesothelioma, Esophageal Cancer, Lung Cancer

  • Programs + Specialties

    Department of Medicine

  • Board Certifications

    Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
    Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine

Publications & Research

Dr. Azzoli’s research interests include the development of new drugs for patients with all stages of lung cancer, with special interest in combining drug therapy with surgery or radiation to improve rates of cure in patients with early-stage non-small cell lung cancer. He also works to develop new tissue and blood tests to guide therapy.



Degree & Residencies

MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Residency, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Honors & Recognition

Served on the faculty at MSKCC from 2002-2012 during which he was recognized for excellence in teaching, and won the fellowship teaching award in 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, and 2012.


In July, 2012, he joined the Thoracic Oncology Program at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center. He currently serves as the Chair of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Clinical Practice Guideline Committee, in charge of developing evidenced-based guidelines for practicing oncologists. He has served as first author, or co-author, of every ASCO lung cancer guideline published since 2003.
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Contact Christopher G. Azzoli, MD


(855) 508-5275
Physician referrals only


Mass General Hematology/Oncology Service at Nantucket Cottage Hospital
57 Prospect Street
Nantucket, MA 02554

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