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University of Colorado Cancer Center

University of Colorado Cancer Center, A National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center
 

E. David Crawford, MD

Preceptor


Category:

Urologic Oncology

Specialty:

Prostate Cancer

Location:

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Anschutz Cancer Pavilion

Prerequisites:

Students should have an interest in clinic and surgical medicine along with a strong ability to manage and analyze data for research projects. 

Number of openings: 2

Main Research Focus:

Dr. David Crawford is the Head of Urologic Oncology and a Professor of Surgery and Radiation Oncology. Additionally, Dr. Crawford is the Founder of the Prostate Conditions Education Council and national Nonprofit organization providing free men's health testing. Students will be asked to participate in the analysis of data from one of the following areas of interest: 1) Staging and mapping biopsies of the prostate. 2) Comparisons and trends of men's health data, including prostate cancer testosterone, cholesterol, etc. 3) Biomarkers and molecular testing results in patients participating in certain protocols.

Program Description:

Students will have an opportunity to observe Urologic Oncology clinics, observe in the operating room, and will be asked to manage a research project focusing on data analysis from one of our many areas of focus. We ask students to write abstracts to be submitted to medical meetings based on their findings and analysis. Previous students have had abstracts accepted at major meetings and have contributed to publications in medical journals.