Jun 22, 2017
Dr. Bazhenova
Lung Cancer treatment advances

Lyudmila Bazhenova, MD

Clinical Professor of Medicine, Lung Cancer Unit Leader

UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center

La Jolla, CA

Dr. Bazhenova is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, Lung Cancer Unit Leader and a Medical Director of Moores Infusion Center.  Dr. Bazhenova’s clinical practice and research concentrate on lung cancer. Dr. Bazhenova has vast experience in clinical trial management, design and implementation.  She serves a vice chair of UC San Diego Protocol Review and Monitoring committee. Dr. Bazhenova is a member of Alliance Respiratory Committee, NCCN Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma Guideline panels, and is a recipient of NCI Clinical Trial Leadership Award, San Diego Best Doctors awards and Women Who Mean Business Award. Her main research interest is drug development, circulating tumor cells, and circulating tumor DNA. 

Dr. Bazhenova completed her M.D. at Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, where she was Chief Resident and completed a research fellowship in 1994.  She completed a fellowship in Hematology-Oncology at Scripps-Green Hospital in La Jolla in 2005 and has been in practice at NCI designated UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center since 2005.