Diane Tseng, MD, PhD

Dr. Diane Tseng MD, PhD
Faculty Member

Diane Tseng, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor
Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutch

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Dr. Diane Tseng is a clinical investigator who studies the interaction between lung cancer and the immune system with the goal of developing new lung cancer immunotherapy treatments. She studies how immune cells called T cells recognize tumor cells in the lungs. Her work examines immunotherapy biomarkers in lung cancer to understand mechanisms of response and resistance to treatment. 

Other Appointments & Affiliations

Assistant Professor
University of Washington School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology

Attending Physician
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center


2020: Fellowship, Medical Oncology, Stanford University School of Medicine

2016: Residency, Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University

2014: Internship, Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University

2013: M.D. Ph.D., Stanford University School of Medicine

2006: BS, Biological Sciences, Stanford University

Research Interests

Advancing immunotherapies for the treatment of lung cancer patients

Immunotherapy biomarkers of response in lung cancer

Mechanisms of T cell recruitment to non-small cell lung cancer

Clinical Expertise

Lung cancer

Head and neck cancers


Thymic cancer

"My goal is to combine compassion with the latest scientific breakthroughs to empower my patients in their cancer care."

— Dr. Diane Tseng

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