Umit Tapan, MD

Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine

Umit Tapan
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Biography

Dr. Umit Tapan is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and practicing Thoracic Oncologist at Boston Medical Center. His clinical interests are Non-small cell lung cancer, Small cell lung cancer, Mesothelioma, Immunotherapy, Targeted therapy/Precision Medicine. His research interests include Circulating tumor DNA, Gut microbiome and Cancer Immunotherapy, Racial Disparities in Cancer Care and Outcomes.

Dr. Tapan completed his fellowship in Hematology & Oncology at Boston Univesity Medical Center, in which he was Chief Fellow in Hematology & Oncology. Dr. Tapan completed his internship and residency at Steward Carney Hospital. He earned his medical degree from Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.

Other Positions

  • Member, BU-BMC Cancer Center, Boston University
  • Member, Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, Boston University

Publications

  • Published on 10/20/2020

    Umit Tapan, MD, Vanessa Fiorini Furtado, MD, Muhammad Mustafa Qureshi, M.B.B.S., Peter Everett, MD, Kei Suzuki, MD, Kimberley S. Mak, MD, MPH. Racial and Other Healthcare Disparities in Patients With Extensive-Stage SCLC. JTO Clinical and Research Reports. 2020; 2(1).

  • Published on 7/17/2018

    Kumaradevan S, Lee SY, Richards S, Lyle C, Zhao Q, Tapan U, Jiangliu Y, Ghumman S, Walker J, Belghasem M, Arinze N, Kuhnen A, Weinberg J, Francis J, Hartshorn K, Kolachalama VB, Cifuentes D, Rahimi N, Chitalia VC. c-Cbl Expression Correlates with Human Colorectal Cancer Survival and Its Wnt/ß-Catenin Suppressor Function Is Regulated by Tyr371 Phosphorylation. Am J Pathol. 2018 08; 188(8):1921-1933. PMID: 30029779.

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  • Published on 5/21/2017

    Tapan U, Lee SY, Weinberg J, Kolachalama VB, Francis J, Charlot M, Hartshorn K, Chitalia V. Racial differences in colorectal cancer survival at a safety net hospital. Cancer Epidemiol. 2017 08; 49:30-37. PMID: 28538169.

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  • Published on 11/1/2016

    Shashar M, Siwak J, Tapan U, Lee SY, Meyer RD, Parrack P, Tan J, Khatami F, Francis J, Zhao Q, Hartshorn K, Kolachalama VB, Rahimi N, Chitalia V. c-Cbl mediates the degradation of tumorigenic nuclear ß-catenin contributing to the heterogeneity in Wnt activity in colorectal tumors. Oncotarget. 2016 11 01; 7(44):71136-71150. PMID: 27661103.

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  • Published on 12/1/2015

    Yuksel M, Yildiz A, Tapan U, Ertas F, Alan S. Resolution of Extensive Coronary Thrombosis under Rivaroxaban Treatment. Arq Bras Cardiol. 2015 Dec; 105(6):642-6. PMID: 26761372.

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  • Published on 3/11/2015

    Eliacik E, Yildirim T, Sahin U, Kizilarslanoglu C, Tapan U, Aybal-Kutlugun A, Hascelik G, Arici M. Potassium abnormalities in current clinical practice: frequency, causes, severity and management. Med Princ Pract. 2015; 24(3):271-5. PMID: 25766276.

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  • Published on 1/1/2015

    Pamuk GE, Uyanik MS, Top MS, Tapan U, Ak R, Uyanik V. Gastrointestinal symptoms are closely associated with depression in iron deficiency anemia: a comparative study. Ann Saudi Med. 2015 Jan-Feb; 35(1):31-5. PMID: 26142935.

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  • Published on 11/10/2014

    Tapan U, Bolla S, Daglilar ES, Chang S, Kozyreva O. Outcome of patients with positive heparin-platelet factor-4 antibodies: A retrospective multi-institutional observational study. Platelets. 2015; 26(7):661-4. PMID: 25383658.

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  • Published on 10/1/2014

    Pamuk GE, Uyanik MS, Pamuk ON, Maden M, Tapan U. Decreased dickkopf-1 levels in chronic lymphocytic leukemia and increased osteopontin levels in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at initial diagnosis: Could they be playing roles in pathogenesis? Hematology. 2015 Jun; 20(5):267-71. PMID: 25271869.

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  • Published on 9/1/2014

    Tapan U, Ozbayrak M, Tatli S. MRI in local staging of rectal cancer: an update. Diagn Interv Radiol. 2014 Sep-Oct; 20(5):390-8. PMID: 25010367.

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