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Charles Balch, MD

by Jasmine Batchelor

October 28, 2019

Professor, Department of Surgical Oncology–Research, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Dr. Charles M. Balch has led a distinguished career as a clinical and academic surgical oncologist for the past 41 years, as a leading authority in both melanoma and breast cancer. He has also made significant contributions to laboratory research in tumor immunology and human T lymphocyte differentiation. He has authored over 760 publications, which have been cited over 24,000 times in the biomedical literature (an average of 59 citations per article, h-index of 73). He has lectured in over 42 different countries in the world and most of the major academic centers in the United States.