Ranjana Advani

Medical oncologist, Lymphoma specialist

Bio:   Ranjana H. Advani, MD is the Saul Rosenberg Professor of Lymphoma and serves as the Physician Leader of the Lymphoma Clinical Care Program. She specializes in research and treatment of Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphomas and has developed a broad collaborative investigative program, encompassing clinical trials and translational correlates. She is the Principle Investigator on numerous clinical trials. She currently serves on the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) non Hodgkin and Hodgkin Lymphoma (vice chair) guidelines panel, Lymphoma Core Committee of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) and is the co-chair of the National Cancer Institute Lymphoma Steering Committee.
4.8 out of 5
334 Patient Ratings
43 Patient Comments

Lymphoma Program

Cancer Immunotherapy Program

Professional Education

  • Internship: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (1987) CA
  • Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine (1996) CA
  • Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (1990) CA
  • Board Certification: Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine (1995)
  • Medical Education: Bombay University (1982) India

Administrative Appointments

  • Lymphoma DMG leader, Stanford Cancer Institute (2010 - Present)

Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.

Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.

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Friendliness

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Recommended to others

4.9

Explanations

4.8

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

3.8

Wait times

SHC Patient, May 2016

Dr Advoni is amazing!

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Concern showed by Dr. Advani helped deal with questions. Very helpful.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

It is my opinion that Dr. Advani is the finest Oncologist and Scientist in the disciplne of Lymphoma Oncology, in the world. As a level 4 patient, since 2011, I am alive, feel wonderful... as we attack the Lymphoma as it pops up. Dr. Advani knows her patients well, is honest, and makes us part of her protocol for healing. I trust her with all of my heart.......She is truly the best. I must also add her love and appreciation for my family is endearing......adding, likewise her team.....Katie Pose has been part of my program from the beginning of my Lymphoma ( Mantle Cell) treatments.....She is like a member of my "get well and healing" family!

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

We recommend Stanford, our doctor and or nurse practitioner frequently.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Dr. Advanti is wonderful. She is very personable and very efficient and right to the point. We love her.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

I appreciate Dr. Advani's warmth and caring nature. I trust her knowledge and concerns in treating my lymphoma. She makes me part of the team! I feel encouraged and helpful and move through my treatment. She is wonderful and surrounds herself with a positive support team. I am so pleased she is my oncologist - She is the best!

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

My care provider full of humility & heavenly touch in her hands.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Very busy operation!

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

I always feel I get as much time as I need.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Excellent in all regards.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Advani is well worth the trip to California to see.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Care provider was very knowledgeable regarding my condition.

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4.8 out of 5
334 Patient Ratings
43 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, May 2016

Dr Advoni is amazing!

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Concern showed by Dr. Advani helped deal with questions. Very helpful.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

It is my opinion that Dr. Advani is the finest Oncologist and Scientist in the disciplne of Lymphoma Oncology, in the world. As a level 4 patient, since 2011, I am alive, feel wonderful... as we attack the Lymphoma as it pops up. Dr. Advani knows her patients well, is honest, and makes us part of her protocol for healing. I trust her with all of my heart.......She is truly the best. I must also add her love and appreciation for my family is endearing......adding, likewise her team.....Katie Pose has been part of my program from the beginning of my Lymphoma ( Mantle Cell) treatments.....She is like a member of my "get well and healing" family!

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

We recommend Stanford, our doctor and or nurse practitioner frequently.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Dr. Advanti is wonderful. She is very personable and very efficient and right to the point. We love her.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

I appreciate Dr. Advani's warmth and caring nature. I trust her knowledge and concerns in treating my lymphoma. She makes me part of the team! I feel encouraged and helpful and move through my treatment. She is wonderful and surrounds herself with a positive support team. I am so pleased she is my oncologist - She is the best!

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

My care provider full of humility & heavenly touch in her hands.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Very busy operation!

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

I always feel I get as much time as I need.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Excellent in all regards.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Advani is well worth the trip to California to see.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Care provider was very knowledgeable regarding my condition.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

I recommend everyone w/lymphoma to go to Advani.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

Excellent.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

The best!

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

Dr Advani is always exceptional and I count myself lucky to be in her care.

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

I hope no one needs this type of care provider.

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

Excellent care, knowledge, personality.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Keep-up the good work.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Never bad experience.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

dr. Advani is an outstanding doctor & human being. She shows great compassion.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Very thorough & caring!

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

The medical team was very thorough and detailed about my health history.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

So thankful for their help!

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

We have a great deal of confidence in Dr. Advani for care of our "orphan" cancer.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

As I mentioned above, I feel very fortunate to have Dr. Advani and her team taking care of me. I have received outstanding care.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Nicest, most respectful, most informative high level expert I have ever talked with and I have met many.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

I very thankful to have Dr. Advani as my doctor. She is the best.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

No problem with provider. Big problem with Stanford access & coordination & communication.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Dr. Advani is amazing, she listens & acts. I am here because of her wise actions.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Dr. took the time to have us admitted because of the urgency needed w/medical care.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Dr. Advani is and has been an excellent oncologist for me. Bar none - the best!

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Dr. Advani saved my life!

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Very experienced - Highly professional salute her patience - Every time I visit her, it is the best one.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Dr. Advani is an outstanding oncologist as are the members of her team.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Dr. & her assistant represent the best in health care.

SHC Patient, May 2014

I feel so fortunate and thankful to have Dr. Advani.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Dr. Advani is excellent! She saved my life. Drs. and nurse practitioners are overworked.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Dr. Advani has been wonderful.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Dr. Advani dismissed my concerns completely, made me feel like I was a nuisance/hypochondriac. Dr. Advani has NO bedside manner.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

I'm in total remission for 2 years Dr. Advani & I exchanged info about my remarkable recovery.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Dr. showed caring for the pt.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Everyone was FANTASTIC and we always had a great time!