Department of Surgery Faculty
Anatolio B. Cruz, Jr., M.D.
Professor of Surgery
Division: General Surgery, Surgical Oncology Section
American Board of Surgery
1957, M.D., University of the Philippines
1963, M.S., Surgery University of Minnesota
1956-57, Internship, University of the Philippines Med.Ctr.
1957-58, Surgical Internship, Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN
1958-60, Residency - General Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Minnesota
1960-63, Residency - General Surgery, Ancker Hospital, University of Minnesota
1963-64, Thoracic Cardiovascular, University of Minnesota Surgery Hospitals
Biosketch: Employed with UTHSCSA since 1966 - UT Faculty since 1966 and former Chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology
Fisher B, Bryant J, Wolmark N, Mamounas E, Brown A, Fisher ER, Wickerham DL, Begovic M, DeCillis A, Robidoux A, Margolese RG, Cruz AB, Hoehn JL, Lees AW, Dimitrov NV, and Bear HD. Effect of Preoperative Chemotherapy on the Outcome of Women with Operable Breast Cancer. J Clin Oncol Vol 16, No. 8, 2672-2685, 1998.
Fisher B, Costantino JP, Wickerham DL, Redmond CK, Kavannah M, Cronin WM, Vogel V, Robidoux A, Dimitrov N, Atkins J, Daly M, Wieand S, Tan-Chiu E, Ford L, Wolmark N, Cruz AB, and other National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project Investigators. Tamoxifen for Prevention of Breast Cancer: Report of the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project P-1 Study. J Natl Cancer Inst., Vol. 90, No. 18. September 16, 1998.
Fisher B, Anderson S, Cruz AB, et al: Further Evaluation of Intensified and Increased Total Dose of Cyclophosphamide for the Treatment of Primary Breast Cancer: Findings from National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project B-25. J Clin Oncol, Vol 17, pp 3374-3388. November 1999.
Fisher B, Anderson S, DeCillis A, Dimitrov N, Atkins JN, Fehrenbacher L, Henry PH, Romond EH, Lanier KS, Davila E, Kardinal CG, Laufman L, Pierce HI, Abramson N, Keller AM, Hamm JT, Wickerham DL, Begovic M, Tan-Chiu E, Tian W, Wolmark N, and Cruz AB. Further Evaluation of Intensified and Increased Total Dose of Cyclophosphamide for the Treatment of Primary Breast Cancer: Findings From National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project B-25. J Clin Oncol, Vol. 17, No. 11, pp 3374-3388. November 1999.
Wolmark N, Rockette H, Mamounas E, Jones J, Wieand S, Wickerham DL, Bear HD, Atkins JN, Dimitrov NV, Glass AG, Fisher ER, Fisher B, and Cruz AB. Clinical Trial to Assess the Relative Efficacy of Fluorouracil and Leucovorin, Fluorouracil and Levamisole, and Fluorouracil, Leucovorin, and Levamisole in Patients with Dukes' B and C Carcinoma of the Colon: Results from National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project C-04. J Clin Oncol, Vol. 17, No. 11. November 1999: pp 3553-3559.
Learn PA, Yeh IT, McNutt M, Chisholm GB, Pollock BH, Rousseau DL, Sharkey FE, Cruz AB, Kahlenberg MS. HER-2/neu expression as a predictor of response to neoadjuvant docetaxel in patients with operable breast carcinoma. Cancer 2005 Jun;103(11):2252-2260.
2010, San Antonio Magazine 'Best Doctors'
Alpha Omega Alpha
Sigma Xi Honor Society, University of Minnesota
American Medical Association Physician's Recognition Award
The First Honorary Lecturer, Most Distinguished Alumnus
Phi Kappa Mu Fraternity, College of Medicine
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