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Jared David Acoba, MD

Jared David Acoba, MD
  • Full Member
    Cancer Biology Program
    University of Hawaii Cancer Center
  • Assistant Professor
    Clinical and Translational Research
    University of Hawaii Cancer Center
  • Assistant Clinical Professor
    Department of Internal Medicine
    John A. Burns School of Medicine
  • Director of Research
    The Queen's Medical Center Cancer Center


  • MD
    John A. Burns School of Medicine
    University of Hawaii at Manoa

Research Focus

Dr. Acoba is an Assistant Professor at the University of Hawaii Cancer Center and provides support in both clinical and translational research with a focus on gastrointestinal cancers. His efforts have been in developing clinical trial protocols and participating in oncology cooperative groups as a member of the NCI Community Oncology Research Program Minority/Underserved Community Site, and providing cancer care to residents of Hawaii.


  • Kampa KM, Acoba JD, Chen D, et al. Apoptosis Stimulating Protein of p53 (ASPP2) heterozygous mice are tumor prone and have attenuated cellular damage-response thresholds. PNAS, 2009; 106:4390-4395.
  • Acoba JD. Individualizing colon cancer treatment: the role of prognostic and predictive factors. Hawaii Med J. 2008; 11:304-306.
  • Kaneshiro B, Acoba JD, Holzman J, et al. Effect of delivery route on the natural history of cervical dysphagia. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 2005; 192(5): 1452-1454.
  • Acoba J, Sumida K. 28 year old male presenting with thrombophilia and hyercalcemia. Hawaii Med J. 2002; 61-254-256, 258.

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