William Tseng, MD

TitleAssistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
InstitutionUniversity of Southern California
AddressHCC 1510 San Pablo
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90033
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    William W Tseng, MD is Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine at USC. He obtained his undergraduate and medical degrees from Northwestern University, under the Honors Program in Medical Education. He did residency training in General Surgery at the University of California at San Francisco and then completed subspecialty fellowship training in Surgical Oncology at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.

    Dr. Tseng‘s clinical focus and expertise is in soft tissue sarcoma and melanoma. He has published extensively and won several awards for work done in both of these disease areas. Dr. Tseng’s research interest is in tumor immunology and immunotherapy. He completed dedicated research fellowships in immunology at Stanford University and M.D. Anderson.

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    1. Tseng WW, Luo CH, Pollock RE. Multidisciplinary management of soft tissue sarcoma. Chin Clin Oncol. 2018 Aug; 7(4):34. PMID: 30173525.
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    2. Wang J, Grignol VP, Gronchi A, Luo CH, Pollock RE, Tseng WW. Surgical management of retroperitoneal sarcoma and opportunities for global collaboration. Chin Clin Oncol. 2018 Aug; 7(4):39. PMID: 30173530.
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    3. Jung E, Fiore M, Gronchi A, Grignol V, Pollock RE, Chong SS, Chopra S, Hamilton AS, Tseng WW. Second Primary Malignancies in Patients with Well-differentiated/Dedifferentiated Liposarcoma. Anticancer Res. 2018 Jun; 38(6):3535-3542. PMID: 29848707.
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    4. Tseng WW, Tsao-Wei DD, Callegaro D, Grignani G, D'Ambrosio L, Bonvalot S, Ethun CG, Cardona K, Mullen JT, Canter RJ, Mullinax JE, Gonzalez RJ, van Coevorden F, Albertsmeier M, Dhanireddy KK, Renne SL, Gronchi A. Pancreaticoduodenectomy in the surgical management of primary retroperitoneal sarcoma. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2018 Feb 05. PMID: 29452860.
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    5. Teniola O, Wang KY, Wang WL, Tseng WW, Amini B. Imaging of liposarcomas for clinicians: Characteristic features and differential considerations. J Surg Oncol. 2017 Dec 11. PMID: 29228461.
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    6. Tseng WW, Pollock RE, Gronchi A. Retroperitoneal sarcomas: Big tumors that involve more than just "Getting it Out". J Surg Oncol. 2018 Jan; 117(1):5-6. PMID: 29127697.
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    7. Tseng WW, Seo HJ, Pollock RE, Gronchi A. Historical perspectives and future directions in the surgical management of retroperitoneal sarcoma. J Surg Oncol. 2018 Jan; 117(1):7-11. PMID: 29127700.
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    8. Tseng WW, Gronchi A. Surgery for recurrence in retroperitoneal leiomyosarcoma: Is it all about selection? J Surg Oncol. 2017 Sep; 116(3):267-268. PMID: 28672078.
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    9. In GK, Hu JS, Tseng WW. Treatment of advanced, metastatic soft tissue sarcoma: latest evidence and clinical considerations. Ther Adv Med Oncol. 2017 Aug; 9(8):533-550. PMID: 28794805.
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    10. Kenkel JA, Tseng WW, Davidson MG, Tolentino LL, Choi O, Bhattacharya N, Seeley ES, Winer DA, Reticker-Flynn NE, Engleman EG. An Immunosuppressive Dendritic Cell Subset Accumulates at Secondary Sites and Promotes Metastasis in Pancreatic Cancer. Cancer Res. 2017 08 01; 77(15):4158-4170. PMID: 28611041.
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    11. Nassif NA, Tseng W, Borges C, Chen P, Eisenberg B. Recent advances in the management of liposarcoma. F1000Res. 2016; 5:2907. PMID: 28105325.
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    12. Tseng WW, Pollock RE, Gronchi A. The Trans-Atlantic Retroperitoneal Sarcoma Working Group (TARPSWG): "Red wine or white"? Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Dec; 23(13):4418-4420. PMID: 27613555.
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    13. Tseng WW, Chopra S, Engleman EG, Pollock RE. Hypothesis: The Intratumoral Immune Response against a Cancer Progenitor Cell Impacts the Development of Well-Differentiated versus Dedifferentiated Disease in Liposarcoma. Front Oncol. 2016; 6:134. PMID: 27376027; PMCID: PMC4901033.
    14. Byerly S, Chopra S, Nassif NA, Chen P, Sener SF, Eisenberg BL, Tseng WW. The role of margins in extremity soft tissue sarcoma. J Surg Oncol. 2016 Mar; 113(3):333-8. PMID: 26662660.
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    15. Olimpiadi Y, Song S, Hu JS, Matcuk GR, Chopra S, Eisenberg BL, Sener SF, Tseng WW. Contemporary Management of Retroperitoneal Soft Tissue Sarcomas. Curr Oncol Rep. 2015 Aug; 17(8):39. PMID: 26092408.
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    16. Tseng WW, Zhou S, To CA, Thall PF, Lazar AJ, Pollock RE, Lin PP, Cormier JN, Lewis VO, Feig BW, Hunt KK, Ballo MT, Patel S, Pisters PW. Phase 1 adaptive dose-finding study of neoadjuvant gemcitabine combined with radiation therapy for patients with high-risk extremity and trunk soft tissue sarcoma. Cancer. 2015 Oct 15; 121(20):3659-67. PMID: 26177983; PMCID: PMC4777348.
    17. Khoury M, Sim GC, Harao M, Radvanyi L, Amini B, Benjamin RS, Pisters PW, Pollock RE, Tseng WW. Multicystic dedifferentiated retroperitoneal liposarcoma: tumour cyst fluid analysis and implications for management. BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Jul 08; 2015. PMID: 26156843.
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    18. Tseng WW, Malu S, Zhang M, Chen J, Sim GC, Wei W, Ingram D, Somaiah N, Lev DC, Pollock RE, Lizée G, Radvanyi L, Hwu P. Analysis of the intratumoral adaptive immune response in well differentiated and dedifferentiated retroperitoneal liposarcoma. Sarcoma. 2015; 2015:547460. PMID: 25705114; PMCID: PMC4326351.
    19. Ikoma N, Torres KE, Somaiah N, Hunt KK, Cormier JN, Tseng W, Lev D, Pollock R, Wang WL, Feig B. Accuracy of preoperative percutaneous biopsy for the diagnosis of retroperitoneal liposarcoma subtypes. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Apr; 22(4):1068-72. PMID: 25354575; PMCID: PMC4520392.
    20. Amini B, Jessop AC, Ganeshan DM, Tseng WW, Madewell JE. Contemporary imaging of soft tissue sarcomas. J Surg Oncol. 2015 Apr; 111(5):496-503. PMID: 25348367.
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    21. Tseng WW, Amini B, Madewell JE. Follow-up of the soft tissue sarcoma patient. J Surg Oncol. 2015 Apr; 111(5):641-5. PMID: 25322963.
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    22. Tseng WW, Madewell JE, Wei W, Somaiah N, Lazar AJ, Ghadimi MP, Hoffman A, Pisters PW, Lev DC, Pollock RE. Locoregional disease patterns in well-differentiated and dedifferentiated retroperitoneal liposarcoma: implications for the extent of resection? Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Jul; 21(7):2136-43. PMID: 24705628.
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    23. Leong SP, Tseng WW. Micrometastatic cancer cells in lymph nodes, bone marrow, and blood: Clinical significance and biologic implications. CA Cancer J Clin. 2014 May-Jun; 64(3):195-206. PMID: 24500995.
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    24. Tseng WW, Somaiah N, Engleman EG. Potential for immunotherapy in soft tissue sarcoma. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2014; 10(11):3117-24. PMID: 25625925; PMCID: PMC4514087.
    25. Ruschulte H, Shi S, Tseng WW, Kolodzie K, Crawford PC, Schneider DB, Kashani-Sabet M, Minor D, Apfel C, Leong SP. Anesthesia management of patients undergoing hyperthermic isolated limb perfusion with melphalan for melanoma treatment: an analysis of 17 cases. BMC Anesthesiol. 2013 Jul 17; 13(1):15. PMID: 23865420; PMCID: PMC3726295.
    26. Tseng WW, Somaiah N, Lazar AJ, Lev DC, Pollock RE. Novel systemic therapies in advanced liposarcoma: a review of recent clinical trial results. Cancers (Basel). 2013 May 10; 5(2):529-49. PMID: 24216990; PMCID: PMC3730323.
    27. Tseng WW, Demicco EG, Lazar AJ, Lev DC, Pollock RE. Lymphocyte composition and distribution in inflammatory, well-differentiated retroperitoneal liposarcoma: clues to a potential adaptive immune response and therapeutic implications. Am J Surg Pathol. 2012 Jun; 36(6):941-4. PMID: 22446945.
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    28. Tseng WW, Wang SC, Eichler CM, Warren RS, Nakakura EK. Complete and safe resection of challenging retroperitoneal tumors: anticipation of multi-organ and major vascular resection and use of adjunct procedures. World J Surg Oncol. 2011 Nov 04; 9:143. PMID: 22054416; PMCID: PMC3235074.
    29. Tseng WW, Fadaki N, Leong SP. Metastatic tumor dormancy in cutaneous melanoma: does surgery induce escape? Cancers (Basel). 2011 Feb 21; 3(1):730-46. PMID: 24212638; PMCID: PMC3756387.
    30. Tseng WW, Winer D, Kenkel JA, Choi O, Shain AH, Pollack JR, French R, Lowy AM, Engleman EG. Development of an orthotopic model of invasive pancreatic cancer in an immunocompetent murine host. Clin Cancer Res. 2010 Jul 15; 16(14):3684-95. PMID: 20534740; PMCID: PMC3085509.
    31. Filatenkov A, Müller AM, Tseng WW, Dejbakhsh-Jones S, Winer D, Luong R, Shizuru JA, Engleman EG, Strober S. Ineffective vaccination against solid tumors can be enhanced by hematopoietic cell transplantation. J Immunol. 2009 Dec 01; 183(11):7196-203. PMID: 19890041; PMCID: PMC2783632.
    32. Tseng WW, Doyle JA, Maguiness S, Horvai AE, Kashani-Sabet M, Leong SP. Giant cutaneous melanomas: evidence for primary tumour induced dormancy in metastatic sites? BMJ Case Rep. 2009; 2009. PMID: 21977058; PMCID: PMC3027359.
    33. Beaudette TT, Bachelder EM, Cohen JA, Obermeyer AC, Broaders KE, Fréchet JM, Kang ES, Mende I, Tseng WW, Davidson MG, Engleman EG. In vivo studies on the effect of co-encapsulation of CpG DNA and antigen in acid-degradable microparticle vaccines. Mol Pharm. 2009 Jul-Aug; 6(4):1160-9. PMID: 19415922; PMCID: PMC2731711.
    34. Cohen JA, Beaudette TT, Tseng WW, Bachelder EM, Mende I, Engleman EG, Fréchet JM. T-cell activation by antigen-loaded pH-sensitive hydrogel particles in vivo: the effect of particle size. Bioconjug Chem. 2009 Jan; 20(1):111-9. PMID: 19102625; PMCID: PMC2640420.
    35. Tseng W, Leong X, Engleman E. Orthotopic mouse model of colorectal cancer. J Vis Exp. 2007; (10):484. PMID: 18989400; PMCID: PMC2557075.
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