Dr. Wen-Jen Hwu MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Wen-Jen Hwu is a medical oncologist in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. She received her medical degree from University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and has been in practice for 28 years. She is one of 129 doctors at University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology

Hospital Affiliation

University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Ranked #1 in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

University of California at Irvine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1982 - 1985

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Fellowship, Medical Oncology, 1986 - 1988

University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
Class of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Medical Oncology

CA State Medical License

TX State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Safety and tumor responses with lambrolizumab (anti-PD-1) in melanoma.
Hamid, O.,Robert, C.,Daud, A.,Hodi, F. S.,Hwu, W. J.,Kefford, R.,Wolchok, J. D.,Hersey, P.,Joseph, R. W.,Weber, J. S.,Dronca, R.,Gangadhar, T. C.,Patnaik, A.,Zarour, H.,Joshua, A. M.,Gergich, K.,Elassaiss-Schaap, J.,Algazi, A.,Mateus, C.,Boasberg, P.,Tumeh, P. C.,Chmielowski, B.,Ebbinghaus, S. W.,Li, X. N.,Kang, S. P.,Ribas, A.

Chemical Castration of Melanoma Patients Does Not Increase the Frequency of Tumor-specific CD4 and CD8 T Cells After Peptide Vaccination.
Vence, L. M.,Wang, C.,Pappu, H.,Anson, R. E.,Patel, T. A.,Miller, P.,Bassett, R.,Lizee, G.,Overwijk, W. W.,Komanduri, K.,Benjamin, C.,Alvarado, G.,Patel, S. P.,Kim, K.,Papadopoulos, N. E.,Bedikian, A. Y.,Homsi, J.,Hwu, W. J.,Boyd, R.,Radvanyi, L.,Hwu, P.

Specific Lymphocyte Subsets Predict Response to Adoptive Cell Therapy Using Expanded Autologous Tumor-Infiltrating Lymphocytes in Metastatic Melanoma Patients.
Radvanyi, L. G., Bernatchez, C., Zhang, M., Fox, P. S., Miller, P., Chacon, J., Wu, R., Lizee, G., Mahoney, S., Alvarado, G., Glass, M., Johnson, V. E., McMannis, J. D., Shpall, E., Prieto, V., Papadopoulos, N., Kim, K., Homsi, J., Bedikian, A., Hwu, W. J., Patel, S., Ross, M. I., Lee, J. E., Gershenwald, J. E., Lucci, A., Royal, R., Cormier, J. N., Davies, M. A., Mansaray, R., Fulbright, O. J., Toth, C., Ramachandran, R., Wardell, S., Gonzalez, A., Hwu, P.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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