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Daphne Haas-Kogan MD

Doctor Files Client Ratings Recognition
Radiation Therapy for Brain Tumors
Multiple awards and honors, selected "Best Doctors in America" 2007-2010. Selected "America's Top Oncologists" 2011
Diseases (optional)
Glioma, Pediatric Brain Tumors, Medulloblastoma, Wilms Tumor, Ewing Sarcoma, Neuroblastoma, Ependymoma, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Neurofibromatosis, Craniopharyngioma
Procedures (optional)
Radiation Therapy
Place of Work
Brighams and Womens Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School


Professional Interest
I have an active clinical practice in radiation oncology, attend several weekly tumor board meetings, have an active laboratory-based research program, and supervise medical students, residents, and fellows in clinical research projects.
Ideal Client
Anyone with questions regarding cancer, pediatric tumors, central nervous system tumors, soft tissue sarcomas, lung cancer, translational science, signal transduction, radiation, clinical trials, translational medicine
Radiation Oncology, Board Certified
Type of practice
Current practice
Clinical and Academic
Honors and Awards
1985 Joseph L. Barrett Award for Teaching, Harvard University1986 Phi Beta Kappa, Harvard University1986 Thomas T. Hoopes Prize awarded to Senior Honors Thesis1986 Summa cum laude awarded to Senior Honors Thesis1991 Alpha Omega Alpha, University of California, San Francisco1995 ASTRO Basic Scientist Research Award1995 Junior Scientist Travel Award, 10th International Congress of Radiation Research1995 American Cancer Society Clinical Oncology Fellowship1997 Radiological Society of North America Scholar Award1998 UCSF Dean representative to Association of American Medical Colleges Professional Development Seminar for Junior Women Faculty, Santa Fe, New Mexico.1999 Pfizer Scholars Grant for New Faculty.1999 First place: CAP competition, General Clinical Research Center National Meeting; Arlington, VA.1999 UCSF-Mount Zion Clinical Investigator Award.2000 American Society of Clinical Oncology Career Development Award.2002 Henry J. Kaiser Award for Excellence in Teaching, UCSF School of Medicine.2002 UCSF Nominee, Assoc of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Humanism in Medicine Award.2003 Nominated for Teaching Award, UCSF School of Medicine.2004 Nominee: Henry J. Kaiser Award for Excellence in Teaching, UCSF School of Medicine.2005 Selected one of Best San Francisco Doctors for San Francisco Magazine, January 2005.2006 Alpha Omega Alpha, nominated by Medical Student Class of 2007 for AOA membership in the alumni category at the University of California, San Francisco.2007-8 Best Doctors in America2008-9 Best Doctors in America2009-10 Mentor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Training Fellowship for Medical Students.2009-10 Best Doctors in America

Education Details

University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
Radiation Oncology 1994-1997 University of California, San Francisco. Chief Resident 1996.
Fellowships & Internships (optional)
1992-1994 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship University of California, San Francisco

Personal Details

Personal Interest
The outdoors.
Languages Spoken


Abdominal mass

Nausea with headache

Acute onset of headache


Ependymoma (Brain Tumor)

Glioma (Brain Tumor)

Ewing Sarcoma (Bone Cancer)

Brain Cancer (Brain Tumor)

Craniopharyngioma (Adult Brain Tumors)

Wilms Tumor

Cancer of the Brain (Brain Cancer)

Hodgkins Disease

central nervous system tumors

Neurofibromatosis Type 2 (NF2)


Medulloblastoma (Brain Tumor)

Pediatric cancer

intracranial germ cell tumor

Cancer of the Sympathetic Nervous System (Neuroblastoma)

Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1)


Hodgkins (Hodgkins Disease)

Pediatric Brain Tumors


Decadron Dexamethasone


Computed Tomography CT or CAT Scan of the Brain

Computed Tomography Scan CT

Radiation Therapy

Magnetic Resonance Imaging MRI Scan