Dr. Christopher Crane is a Vice Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) specializing in gastrointestinal cancers. Prior to joining MSKCC, he served as Program Director/Chief of the Gastrointestinal Section, and Program Director of the Residency and Fellowship training programs in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center.
Christopher is leading several cancer clinical trials across the country. He is interested in the role of radiation dose escalation using novel technologies in the treatment of liver and pancreatic cancers. He has helped develop technologies that allow administration of higher doses of radiation in GI malignancies and states that technology such as image guidance has helped with the challenge of internal organ motion.
Christopher has been involved with the NCI-Gastrointestinal Steering Committee, NRG Oncology Group, ASTRO, ASCO, Locally advanced and Advanced Pancreatic Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Emeritus Scientific and Medical Advisory Board of PANCAN.