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John Sweetenham, M.D., FACP, FRCP

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Specialties

Languages

  • English

Clinical Details

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 585-6906 Huntsman Cancer Hospital
Clinic 2C/BMT, Hematology-Malignant
1950 Circle of Hope
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
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Bio

John Sweetenham, MD, FRCP, FACP, is a practicing hematologist whose central clinical research interest is lymphoma and the use of stem cell transplantation. He is internationally renowned for his clinical research and has authored more than 200 original articles, chapters, and books in this area of investigation. He has been principal investigator on national and international trials in lymphoma, and is a former core committee member of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group Lymphoma Committee and ECOG national principal investigator for studies in Hodgkin lymphoma. He also serves as Chairman of the Clinical Trials Committee of Leukemia and Lymphoma Research, UK.

Dr. Sweetenham has been listed in “Best Doctors in America” every year since 2003, Castle Connoly’s “America’s Top Doctors,” and “America’s Top Doctors for Cancer” every year since 2009, and has recently been acknowledged by “US News Top Doctors” and Angie’s List for Healthcare.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Internal Medicine - Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Hematology/BMT
Board Certification National Board of Medical Examiners
Cancer Center Programs Experimental Therapeutics

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Lymphomas

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Internal Medicine - Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Hematology/BMT
Board Certification National Board of Medical Examiners
Cancer Center Programs Experimental Therapeutics

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 213-5636 Huntsman Cancer Institute
Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies
2000 Circle of Hope
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Academic Bio

John Sweetenham, MD, FRCP, FACP, is executive medical director and senior director of clinical affairs at Huntsman Cancer Institute. He is also a professor of medicine in the Department of Hematology at the University of Utah and a member of the Experimental Therapeutics Program.

Dr. Sweetenham's clinical research focus is on malignant lymphomas and the use of stem cell transplantation. He has been principal investigator on national and international trials in lymphoma and is currently a core committee member of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group Lymphoma Committee and ECOG national principal investigator for studies in Hodgkin lymphoma. He serves as chairman of the Clinical Trials Committee of Leukemia and Lymphoma Research, UK.

Dr. Sweetenham attended medical school at St. Bartholomew's Hospital in London, UK, and trained in oncology at the University of Southampton, UK. He has served as director of the Hematologic Malignancies and Blood and Marrow Transplant Programs at the University of Colorado; associate director for clinical research at the University of Arizona; vice chairman for clinical research at the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute and professor of medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine; and medical director of the UCSD Nevada Cancer Institute.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship Harvard Medical School
Tumor Immunology
Visiting Fellow
Fellowship CRC Wessex Medical Oncology Unit
Oncology
Fellow
Doctoral Training University of Southampton
Medicine
Ph.D.
Research Fellow University of Southampton
Oncology
Research Fellow
Professional Medical The Medical College of St Bartholomew's Hospital
M.B.B.S.
Undergraduate St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College, University of London
Biochemistry
B.Sc.

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Clinical Trials

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