Faculty
Oncology Division
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Saiama N. Waqar, MBBS, MSCI

Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Oncology Division
Medical Oncology

Clinical Interests

  • Thoracic malignancies
  • New treatment approaches for patients with lung cancer

Contact

  • 314-362-5817 (office)
  • 314-362-3895 (fax)
  • 11th Floor Mid-Campus Center (office)
  • Division of Oncology
    Campus Box 8056
    Washington University Medical School
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110

Invited Publications & Book Chapters

  • Lorlatinib: A New-Generation Drug for ALK-Positive NSCLC
    Waqar SN, Morgensztern D
    Lancet Oncol 2018 Dec;19(12):1555-1557
  • Optimizing Targeted Therapies Using Next Generation Sequencing
    Herzog B, Waqar SN
    In: Cancer Genomics for the Clinician, Chapter 7. Springer, 2019
  • Paraneoplastic Syndromes
    Morgensztern D, Waqar SN, Govindan R
    In: Devita, Hellman and Rosenberg's Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology, 11th edition. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2018
  • Multimodality Therapy for NSCLC
    Du L, Waqar SN, Morgensztern D
    In: Lung Cancer: Treatment and Research. pp 151-163. Springer, 2016
  • Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma
    Devarakonda S, Waqar SN
    In: Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology Review, 4th edition. Wolters Kluwer, 2016
  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Du L, Govindan R, Waqar SN
    In: Shield’s General Thoracic Surgery, Chapter 95. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015
  • Neoadjuvant Therapy
    Devarakonda S, Govindan R, Waqar SN
    In: Shield’s General Thoracic Surgery, Chapter 95. Carcinoma of the Lung. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015
  • Lung Cancer
    Mohamed A, Waqar SN
    In: Washington Manual of Oncology, 4th edition. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014
  • Targeted Therapy in Solid Tumors: Lung Cancer
    Waqar SN, Morgensztern D, Herbst R
    In: Targeted Therapy in Translational Cancer Research. Wiley-Blackwell, 2015
  • Medical Management of Malignant Disease
    Waqar SN, Subramanian J, Ansstas G, Govindan R
    In: The Washington Manual of Internal Medicine, 34th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013
  • Chemotherapy in Early Stage Lung Cancer
    Subramanian J, Devarakonda S, Rajagopal K, Waqar SN, Govindan R
    In: Thoracic Oncology: a Multidisciplinary Approach, 2012
  • Lung Cancer
    Waqar SN
    In: The Washington Manual - Hematology and Oncology Subspecialty Consult, 3rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011
  • Lung Cancer
    Waqar SN, Subramanian J, Morgensztern D, Govindan R
    In: Chemotherapy Source Book, 5th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011
  • Cancer of the Lung
    Waqar SN
    In: Devita, Hellman and Rosenberg's Cancer Principles & Practice of Oncology Review, 3rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011
  • Principles of Immunotherapy
    Butler SK, Waqar SN
    In: Devita, Hellman and Rosenberg's Cancer Principles & Practice of Oncology Review, 3rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011
  • Cancer of the Testis
    Waqar SN, Morgensztern D, Roth B
    In: Devita, Hellman and Rosenberg's Cancer Principles & Practice of Oncology Review, 3rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
    Waqar SN
    In: Devita, Hellman and Rosenberg's Cancer Principles & Practice of Oncology Review, 3rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011
  • Arsenic Trioxide, Asparaginase, Pegaspargase, and Tretinoin
    Waqar SN
    In: Essential Cancer Pharmacology: The Prescriber's Guide (Butler S, Govindan R, eds). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Recent Advances in Clinical Research
    Waqar SN, Subramanian J, Stinchcombe T, Govindan R
    ASCO 2010 Educational Book. Alexandria, PA: American Society for Clinical Oncology. 2010, 308-311
  • Sarcoma
    Waqar S, Kuperman D
    In: The Washington Manual - Hematology and Oncology Subspecialty Consult, 2nd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008, 248-258