Ken S. Zaner, MD, PhD

Ken Zaner, MD, PhD - BMC

Associate Professor of Medicine
Clinical Director, Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
Interests: Lung cancer; Urologic malignancies; Gastrointestinal malignancies


830 Harrison Avenue
Moakley – 3
Boston, MA 02118
Phone: (617) 638-6428
Fax: (617) 638-5756

Selected Publications

Hartshorn, K.L., M. White, D. Voelker, J. Coburn, K. Zaner and E. Crouch.  Mechanism of Binding of Surfactant Protein D. to Influenza A Viruses: importance of binding to haemagglutinin to Antiviral Activity.  Biochem. J. 2000; 351 Pt 2:449-58, 2000 Oct 15.

 Akerley, W., R. Lee, K. Zaner, N. Ready, T. Mega, H. Safran and T. Kennedy.  Phase II Trial of Weekly Paclitaxel and Gemcitabine for Previously Untreated Stage IIIB-IV Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.  Cancer 2006;107:1050–4.

Dragovich, T.,S. McCoy, S. Urba, K. Zaner, A. Baker, Jiang Wang, Karen Winstead; Chris Hackett,  John Bishop, C. Fenoglio-Preiser, C. Blanke, J. Abbruzzese.  SWOG 0127: Phase II Trial of Erlotinib in Gastroesophageal Junction GEJ and Gastric Adenocarcinomas. Journal of Clinical Oncology 2006; 24: 4922-4927.

 Sun K. Yi1, Mark Yoder, Ken Zaner, MD, PhD, and Ariel E. Hirsch, MD. Palliative Radiation Therapy of Symptomatic Recurrent Bladder Cancer. Pain Physician 2007; 10:285-290

Akash Nanda, Dora C. Dias-Santagata, Hannah Stubbs, Carl J. O’Hara, Ken S. Zaner, Thomas J. Lynch, Henning Willers. Unusual Tumor Response and Toxicity from Radiation and Concurrent Erlotinib for Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer. Clinical Lung Cancer 2008; 9: 285-287.

Benedict D.T. Daly MD, Michael I. Ebright MD, Allan J. Walkey MDc, Hiran C. Fernando MBBS, Ken S. Zaner MD, PhD, Donna M. Morelli BS, and Lisa A. Kachnic MD. Impact of Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy Followed by Surgical Resection on Node-negative T3 and T4 Non–small Cell Lung Cancer. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2011; 141: 1392-1397.

 Cooley ME, Finn KT, Wang Q, Roper K, Morones S, Shi L, Litrownik D, Marcoux JP, Zaner K, Hayman LL. Health Behaviors, Readiness to Change, and Interest in Health Promotion Programs Among Smokers With Lung Cancer and Their Family Members: A Pilot Study. Cancer Nurs. (In press)


Rubinstein, D.R., T. Guillaume, KS Zaner, Y. Humblet and M. Symann.  Lung Cancer.  In: High-Dose Cancer Therapy, 2000; Edited by J.O. Armitage and K.H. Antman, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.

San Francisco, Ignacio  and Ken S. Zaner.  Medical Management of Genitourinary Malignancy.  In:  Manual of Urology, Diagnosis and Therapy. 2004; Edited by Mike Siroky, Robert Oates and Richard Babayan, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.

Primary teaching affiliate
of BU School of Medicine