September 13, 2020

Dr. Rona Yaeger

Dr. Yaeger is an Associate Attending Physician and Associate Director of the Colorectal Cancer Research Center at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.  She treats patients with gastrointestinal cancers with a particular interest in cancers of the colon, rectum, or anal canal.  Dr. Yaeger’s clinical and laboratory research centers on understanding molecular subsets of colorectal cancer and anal squamous cell cancer and developing new therapies based on this understanding.  She has particular expertise in using targeted therapies for these diseases.  Ultimately, Dr. Yaeger aims to use insights into cancer cell biology to help guide the care of patients and to develop mechanism-based clinical trials.