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Mary (Nora) L. Disis, MD

Dr. Disis is a medical oncologist researching vaccines and immunotherapy for cancer, specifically breast cancer vaccines, including the role of the human immune system in battling cancer.

Patient Care Philosophy:

Treatment of cancer is a complicated, long-term commitment for the patient and physician. The physician provides information and clinical experience, but the ultimate decisions for care and treatment are the patient's to make.

Dr. Disis's Resume


Title

  • Associate Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Professor, Division of Medical Oncology, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Associate Dean of Translational Science, University of Washington School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

Vaccines and immunotherapy for cancer, specifically breast cancer vaccines. Research on role of human immune system in battling cancer.

Education And Training

  • University of Nebraska, 1986
  • Residencies: University of Illinois College of Medicine Internal Medicine, 7/87 - 6/89 Univ. of Illinois College of Medicine Chief Resident/Internal Medicine, 7/89 - 6/90
  • Fellowship: University of Washington, Medical Oncology, Clinical Oncology, 7/90 - 7/93

More Information

Read Dr. Disis's UW Medicine profile here.

Clinical Trials

Dr. Disis is the SCCA lead investigator for the following clinical trials: