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Assistant Professor of Hematology and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
City of Hope National Medical Center

Treatment for Graft-Versus-Host Disease
Bone Marrow Transplant

Alex Herrera, M.D. earned his undergraduate degree summa cum laude from Princeton University and received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA. While in Boston, Dr. Herrera completed his residency in internal medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, before pursuing a hematology-oncology fellowship at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Herrera is the recipient of several honors, grants, and awards including the American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation/Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation George Santos Award for Best Clinical Science Article by a New Investigator, American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting Abstract Achievement Award, and the American Society of Clinical Oncology/Conquer Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Award. He has published 21 articles in peer-reviewed publications, abstracts and book chapters, and has been invited to present his work nationally. Dr. Herrera was recently awarded the City of Hope K12 Paul Calabresi Career Development Award for Clinical Oncology.

Assistant Clinical Professor of Radiation Oncology
City of Hope National Medical Center

The Management of Metastatic Disease to the Central Nervous System
Contemporary Treatment for Head and Neck Malignancies
Evolution of the Treatment of Prostate Cancer
HPV, Cancer and Radiotherapy
Adjuvant Radiotherapy for Malignancies of the Breast
Paradigm Shift: Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for the Treatment of Localized Cancer


Chief, Pediatric Community Outreach Program
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
City of Hope National Medical Center

Treatment of Rare and Solid Tumors
Community-Based Pediatric Hematology / Oncology
Neural Tumors including Neuroblastoma and Brain Tumor
Developmental Therapeutics in Neuroblastoma


Division of Medical Oncology and Hematology
Department of Medicine
Professor Emeritus of Medicine

Anemia in the Elderly
Anemia: Diagnosis and Management
Approach to Anemia: Cost Effective Workup
Thrombocytopenia: Diagnosis and Management
ITP – Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura
Hereditary Spherocytosis and Related Disorders
Polycythemia: Diagnosis and Management
Sickle Cell Disorders
Hemolytic Disorders: Diagnosis and Management

Very Good Speaker – Downey Community Hospital

Assistant Director, Center for Orthopedic Oncology
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Soft Tissue Masses of the Extremities: Benign Soft Tissue Tumors, Soft Tissue Sarcomas
Bone Tumors: Benign Bone Tumors, Metastatic Bone Disease, Bone Sarcomas
Hip and Knee Arthritis: Joint Replacement, Minimally Invasive Replacement, Anterior Hip Replacement
Fractures: Hip, Pelvic and Long Bone Fractures
Fracture and Trauma Complications
Invasive Skin Cancers: Melanoma, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Merkel Call Carcinoma, etc.
Orthopedic Musculoskeletal Infection: Osteomyelitis, Periprosthetic Infections, Septic Arthritis


Director, Brain Tumor Program
Vice Chair of Neurosurgery

Novel Therapies for Brain Tumors
State of the Art Treatment for Malignant Brain Tumors
Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery
Management of Brain Metastases
Management of Low-Grade Gliomas
Intraoperative Neuroimaging


Professor of Oncology
Department of Medical Oncology and Experimental Therapeutics & Molecular and Cellular Biology
City of Hope National Medical Center

Treatment of Advanced Prostate Cancer
Oligonucleotide Therapeutics


Assistant Clinical Professor of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research
City of Hope National Medical Center

Challenges in Caring for Older Adults with Hepatobiliary Malignancies
Systemic Therapies for Neuroendocrine Tumors


Assistant Professor of Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors


Associate Clinical Professor of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research
City of Hope National Medical Center

Lung Cancer Update
Update on Head and Neck Cancers