MD Anderson notes passing of Waun Ki Hong – innovator, mentor, colleague

Waun Ki Hong, M.D.

Former Cancer Medicine leader leaves a high-impact legacy for cancer patients, physicians HOUSTON – Waun Ki Hong, M.D., a trail-blazing physician-scientist and mentor whose clinical research innovations led to successful organ-sparing cancer treatment, advanced the field of targeted therapy and launched chemoprevention, died Wednesday at his home in California. Hong, 76, retired from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center as head of the Division of Cancer Medicine in 2014. He remained as a […]