Lecia Sequist, MD, MPH

Director, Center for Innovation in Early Cancer Detection

Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Masachusetts
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Lecia Sequist, MD, MPH

Director, Center for Innovation in Early Cancer Detection

Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Masachusetts

Biography

Lecia Sequist, MD, MPH, is a board-certified medical oncology physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center and the Director of the Center for Innovation in Early Cancer Detection at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She is the Landry Family Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Dr Sequist earned her medical degree from Harvard University Medical School. She completed residency in internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and fellowship in hematology/oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, where she also earned her MPH degree from the Harvard School of Public Health. She joined the faculty at the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center in 2005, and has held grants from the National Institutes of Health, the US Department of Defense, as well as multiple private foundations.

Dr Sequist has published at least 224 peer-reviewed articles. Her research focuses on studying targeted therapeutics for lung cancer and bringing new noninvasive tests, such as circulating tumor cells and circulating tumor DNA, to treat and detect lung cancer.