Stacey Cohen, MD

Dr. Stacey Cohen MD

Stacey Cohen, MD

Associate Professor
Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutch

Fax: 206.606.2042
Mail Stop: G4830

Dr. Stacey Cohen studies the influence of genetics on high-risk gastrointestinal cancers and cancer treatment. One of her main research interests is inherited genetic syndromes, such as Lynch syndrome, that put people at high risk of developing colorectal cancer. As a clinician, she cares for such individuals as well as patients with colorectal, pancreatic, liver or other gastrointestinal cancers.

Other Appointments & Affiliations

Assistant Professor, Division of Oncology
University of Washington


Brandeis University, 2004, B.S. (Biology)

University of Michigan, 2008, M.D.

Research Interests

Colorectal cancer high-risk genetic syndromes

Tumor mutation profiling

The influence of germline genetics on cancer outcomes and prediction of treatment benefit

Current Projects

Assessment of candidate genes that may affect likelihood of progression of early cancers to advanced or metastatic disease

Use of next-generation sequencing tumor and germline genetics assays to determine new biomarkers

Evaluation of the CpG Island Methylator Phenotype (CIMP) as a prognostic and predictive biomarker

Characterization of Familial Colorectal Cancer Type X

Tumor organoid development to test patient-specific drug responses

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For the Media

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