Peter Lance, MD, FRCP

UACC Interim Deputy Director - Phoenix

Professor, Medicine, Molecular & Cellular Biology, and Public Health
Chief Cancer Prevention and Control Officer
Medical Director, CaTS Clinical Research Unit


E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
(520) 626-4492
(520) 626-5348
Short Bio: 

Dr. Lance is professor of medicine, molecular and cellular biology and public health at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. He also serves as co-director of Cancer Prevention and Control and is the director of the Arizona Clinical and Translational Research and Education Consortium, Tucson Program at The University of Arizona Cancer Center.

Dr. Lance obtained his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Cambridge in England. He completed residency and fellowship training in internal medicine and gastroenterology in England at the Universities of Birmingham and London. He came to the United States in 1981 as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California, San Francisco.

Dr. Lance specializes in the treatment and prevention of gastrointestinal cancers. He serves as the principal investigator for several National Cancer Institute sponsored clinical trials.

He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, subspecialty of Gastroenterology.

Research Information
Research Program: 
4. Cancer Prevention and Control
Member Status: 
Research Member
Year of Membership Acceptance: