Lyudmila Bazhenova, MD

Division of Hematology-Oncology, University of California San Diego, Moores Cancer Center, CA, USA

Dr. Bazhenova is a board certified medical oncologist and hematologist with expertise in lung cancer. Approximately 60% of Dr. Bazhenova’s practice is in patient care with the rest split equally between administration and collaborative research. As a practicing medical oncologist, she strongly believes in the value of clinical trials in advancing cancer care, especially for a challenging disease such as Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer. Dr. Bazhenova has completed 2 additional years of training in clinical research immediately post fellowship and has been actively applying this knowledge to practice. Her strong belief in the value of clinical research is exemplified by her track record of trial accrual, election as a member of Respiratory Committee of Alliance (former CALGB) in 2010, and a recent NCI Cancer Clinical Investigator. Team Leadership Award. Dr. Bazhenova currently hold several leadership positions at the Moores Cancer Center: Lung Cancer Unit Leader, Medical Director of the Infusion Center, member of a Cancer Center Cabinet, and she also serves on the Clinical Resource Utilization Management Committee and Clinic Operations Advisory Committee and is the Vice Chair or Protocol Review and Monitoring Committee.
Dr. Bazhenova is a member of respiratory committee of Alliance where she co-chairs SWOG 0819 and Lung MAP protocol. Dr. Bazhenova got involved with AMC in January of 2014 by becoming a member of a Lung/H&N Task Force.