Paul Fanta, MD
Paul Fanta, MD
About Dr. Paul Fanta
Dr. Paul Fanta, MD is a medical oncologist who has an expertise in gastrointestinal cancers. There have been several changes in the diagnosis and treatment of many types of gastrointestinal cancer. The research of Dr. Paul Fanta includes the ways molecular analyses, bioinformatics, biotechnology and pharmocogenomic data can be incorporated in the setting of prospective clinical trials. The results are used to better identify those patients who are capable of receiving benefits from chemotherapy while at the same time avoiding the toxicities from it. That way, a predictive therapeutic strategy unique for each patient is generated.
Education & Experience
- Scripps Clinic
Residency in Internal Medicine
- Scripps Clinic – Scripps Green Hospital
Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology
- University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson
After the first round of BCG and a follow up cystoscopy......I am cancer free. The doctor even did a deep biopsy on the spot where he removed the polyps previously and it was all clean and good according to the pathology report. I owe you and your group a debt of thanks on the BCG recommendation.You can use me as a reference anytime.Thank you.....so much.
The Cancerdocs oncologist who examined my case has the amazing ability to not only listen to what a patient is saying, but to hear what the patient is asking. I consider my case complex, and was deciding between two different directions, either of which could change my life. He helped me recognize the risks and benefits of both paths, and I am now comfortable with my decision.
We appreciate the fact that you guys exist. You were a great resource.
Cancerdocs is an amazing place to get a second opinion, get questions answered, and have some peace of mind your not nuts. I highly recommend getting set up with them. They are patient and very easy going and very polite. Non judgemental and extremely helpful. It has made having a child with cancer a little easier to deal with.
I have to admit that you have an excellent service. Speaking with one of the top US oncologist clarified many doubts and got us peace of mind.
I am very grateful to you. Thanks so much for your second opinion. I would be happy to share my very positive experience. Thanks again. I may actually sleep tonight!
If I would've received a second opinion, it would have stopped my cancer
I do not have access to great oncologists where I live. Using cancerdocs has been excellent at helping find the right treatment option for my patients
My mother passed away only 2 months into her diagnosis. I think she would have survived longer should we have gotten that second opinion, researched another oncologist. Don’t waste time on the wrong doctor!