William E Carson, III, MD
College of Medicine
Professor of Surgery and Vice Chair for Promotion and Tenure
The John B. and Jane T. McCoy Chair in Cancer Research
Associate Director for Clinical Research
OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center
Dr. Carson is a surgical oncologist with clinical interests in breast cancer, melanoma and general cancer surgery. His primary research focus is the immunotherapy of tumors, which can be thought of as using drugs and other treatments to boost the human immune system's innate ability to fight tumor cells. Dr. Carson has a number of active cancer research grants which look at novel immunological approaches to the treatment of advanced malignant melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer.