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Alex Herrera, M.D.

Alex Herrera, M.D.
Alex Herrera, .D. is an assistant professor in the Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation at City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center in Duarte, California. As a board-certified hematologist and medical oncologist, his clinical and research interests are focused on immunotherapy and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in patients with lymphoma. He has published over 40 articles in peer-reviewed publications, abstracts and book chapters, and has been invited to present his work nationally and internationally. Dr. Herrera is an active member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Association for Cancer Research, the American Society of Hematology, American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation and the Southwest Oncology Group. Dr. Herrera has been the recipient of several honors, grants and awards, including the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Scholar in Clinical Research Award, American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation/Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation George Santos Award for Best Clinical Science Article by a New Investigator and American Society of Clinical Oncology/Conquer Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Award, among others.

Reasons for Optimism in Combating Aggressive Blood Cancers

The recent advances in blood cancer treatment are encouraging. Some cases of this devastating diagnosis may be turned into a chronic, manageable disease.