Dr. David S. Hanson

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center

Expert in Cancer
Expert in Lung Cancer
38 reported clinical trials
82 drugs studied
4 years of experience

About David S. Hanson


  • Obtained an MD from the University of Colorado School of Medicine, 1985.
  • Graduated summa cum laude with an undergraduate degree in Biological Science from the University of Denver.


  • Possesses over 37 years of experience in Hematology & Oncology.
  • Board-certified in Medical Oncology and Internal Medicine.
  • Completed internship, residency, and fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at the University of Colorado Health Science Center.
  • Serves as a Senior Consultant of Hematology and Oncology services at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, since 1994.
  • Currently practicing at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Baton Rouge, LA.

Area of expertise

Global Leader
David S. Hanson has run 15 trials for Cancer. Some of their research focus areas include:
Stage IV
Stage II
2Lung Cancer
Global Leader
David S. Hanson has run 12 trials for Lung Cancer. Some of their research focus areas include:
Stage IV
Stage II

Affiliated Hospitals

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Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center
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Louisiana Hematology Oncology Associates LLC

Clinical Trials David S. Hanson is currently running

More about David S. Hanson

Clinical Trial Related4 years of experience running clinical trials · Led 38 trials as a Principal Investigator · 14 Active Clinical Trials
Treatments David S. Hanson has experience with
  • Nivolumab
  • Cisplatin
  • Atezolizumab
  • Paclitaxel
  • Ipilimumab
  • Carboplatin

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Frequently asked questions

Do I need insurance to participate in a trial?
Almost all clinical trials will cover the cost of the ‘trial drug’ — so no insurance is required for this. For trials where this trial drug is given alongside an already-approved medication, there may be a cost (which your insurance would normally cover).
What does David S. Hanson specialize in?
David S. Hanson focuses on Cancer and Lung Cancer. In particular, much of their work with Cancer has involved Stage IV patients, or patients who are metastatic.
Is David S. Hanson currently recruiting for clinical trials?
Yes, David S. Hanson is currently recruiting for 13 clinical trials in Baton Rouge Louisiana. If you're interested in participating, you should apply.
Are there any treatments that David S. Hanson has studied deeply?
Yes, David S. Hanson has studied treatments such as Nivolumab, Cisplatin, Atezolizumab.
What is the best way to schedule an appointment with David S. Hanson?
Apply for one of the trials that David S. Hanson is conducting.
What is the office address of David S. Hanson?
The office of David S. Hanson is located at: Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70809 United States. This is the address for their practice at the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center.
Is there any support for travel costs?
The coverage of travel expenses can vary greatly between different clinical trials. Please see more financial detail in the trials you’re interested to apply.