Anna Nguyen, PA-C, MPAS
Instructor, Medicine-Medical Oncology

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Medical School:
  • MPAS, Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine (2020)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA/BS, University of Colorado - Denver (CO) (2015)
Languages: English, Vietnamese
Department: Medicine-Medical Oncology

Professional Titles

  • Physician Assistant (PA)

Research Interests

My research interests include novel treatments for metastatic melanoma.

Publications

  • Scott AJ, Arcaroli JJ, Bagby SM, Yahn R, Huber KM, Serkova NJ, Nguyen A, Kim J, Thorburn A, Vogel J, Quackenbush KS, Capasso A, Schreiber A, Blatchford P, Klauck PJ, Pitts TM, Eckhardt SG, Messersmith WA. Cabozantinib Exhibits Potent Antitumor Activity in Colorectal Cancer Patient-Derived Tumor Xenograft Models via Autophagy and Signaling Mechanisms. Mol Cancer Ther. 2018 Oct;17(10):2112-2122. PubMed PMID: 30026382
  • Schreiber AR, Nguyen A, Bagby SM, Arcaroli JJ, Yacob BW, Quackenbush K, Guy JL, Crowell T, Stringer B, Danaee H, Kalebic T, Messersmith WA, Pitts TM. Evaluation of TAK-264, an Antibody-Drug Conjugate in Pancreatic Cancer Cell Lines and Patient-Derived Xenograft Models. Clin Cancer Drugs. 2018;5(1):42-49. PubMed PMID: 30631747
  • Greene J, Nguyen A, Bagby SM, Jones GN, Tai WM, Quackenbush KS, Schreiber A, Messersmith WA, Devaraj KM, Blatchford P, Eckhardt SG, Cadogan EB, Hughes GD, Smith A, Pitts TM, Arcaroli JJ. The novel ATM inhibitor (AZ31) enhances antitumor activity in patient derived xenografts that are resistant to irinotecan monotherapy. Oncotarget. 2017 Dec 19;8(67):110904-110913. PubMed PMID: 29340025
  • Quackenbush KS, Bagby S, Tai WM, Messersmith WA, Schreiber A, Greene J, Kim J, Wang G, Purkey A, Pitts TM, Nguyen A, Gao D, Blatchford P, Capasso A, Schuller AG, Eckhardt SG, Arcaroli JJ. The novel tankyrase inhibitor (AZ1366) enhances irinotecan activity in tumors that exhibit elevated tankyrase and irinotecan resistance. Oncotarget. 2016 May 10;7(19):28273-85. PubMed PMID: 27070088

Professional Memberships

  • AAPA - American Academy of Physician Assistants, Member
  • APSHO - Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology and Oncology, Member
  • CAPA - Colorado Academy of Physician Assistants, CAPA

Practice Locations

UCH - Cancer Center
1665 Aurora Ct
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0300

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Medical Oncology
  • NCCPA - National Commission of Certified Physician Assistants, Board Certification (0001)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Cancers - Skin Cancer
  • Cancers
  • Cancers - Melanoma
Clinical Interests
My primary clinical interest is the treatment of malignant melanoma.

Care Philosophy
I strive to provide the best care for my patients. I believe in patient-centered care and empowering people to make the best decisions for their health.

Personal Interests
I enjoy traveling and spending time with my family and dogs.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MPAS, Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine (2020)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA/BS, University of Colorado - Denver (CO) (2015)
Languages: English, Vietnamese
Department: Medicine-Medical Oncology
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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