Matthew Goetz, M.D., is vice chair ACCRU
Matthew Goetz, M.D. (HEMO ’03), Division of Medical Oncology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, was named vice chair of Academic and Community Cancer Research United (ACCRU). Dr. Goetz replaces Charles Loprinzi, M.D. (ONCL ’85), Division of Medical Oncology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, who served as vice chair since 2011.
ACCRU is a collaborative clinical research network of academic and community-based cancer centers with a goal to prevent cancer, cure cancer and attenuate cancer-related symptoms. The ACCRU Research Coordinating Center is based at Mayo Clinic Cancer Center.
Dr. Goetz is research chair of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Breast Disease Group, director of the Mayo Clinic Breast Cancer Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) and co-leader of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Women’s Cancer Program. Nationally, he is a member of the NCI Breast Cancer Steering Committee.
Dr. Goetz is a professor of oncology and pharmacology in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science.