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Dr. H. Ian Robins

Specializing in oncology, Dr. H. Ian Robins is a professor at the University of Wisconsin (Madison) School of Medicine and is a staff member of the University of Wisconsin (UW) Hospital and Clinics.

Dr. Robins attended medical school and received his degree from prestigious Boston University in 1976. He completed both his internship and fellowship at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics and a fellowship at the UW Comprehensive Cancer Center. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology.

Professional Highlights

Robins lists his professional areas of interest as breast cancer, clinical hypnosis, lymphomas (low grade), malignant melanoma, neuro-oncology, sarcomas, and systemic hyperthermia. He has also worked with patients afflicted with mesothelioma and other non-small cell lung cancers.

Robins serves as chairman of the Systemic Hypothermia Oncological working group, an international cooperative group which conducts cancer-related clinical trials. In the field of neuro-oncology, as the Principal Investigator for the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group, the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group, and the North American Brain Tumor Consortium, he has participated in a number of activities including the development of new treatment protocols.

Clinical Research

Besides Robins’ work in neuro-oncology with a number of different groups, he has also penned a large number of articles pertaining to subjects he lists as his primary interests and participated in clinical trials in those same fields of interest. Articles and trial results have been printed in both national and international medical journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of American Oncology, and the European Journal of Cancer.

Last modified: December 24, 2010.