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Richard C.K. Jordan, DDS, PhD, FRCPath

Research and Clinical Interests

Head and neck pathology, HPV, oral dysplasia, radiation oncology

Selected Publications

  • Chung CH, Zhang Q, Hammond EM, Trotti AM, Wang H, Spencer S, Zhang H-Z, Cooper J, Jordan RC, Rotman MH, Ang KK. Integrating EGFR Assay with Clinical Parameters Improves Risk Classification for Relapse and Survival in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics 2011 Oct 1;81(2):331-8.
  • Chaturvedi AK, Engels EA, Pfeiffer RM, Hernandez BY, Xiao W, Kim E, Jiang B, Goodman MT, Sibug-Saber M, Cozen W, Lui L, Lynch CF, Wentzensen N, Jordan RC, Altekruse S, Anderson WF, Rosenberg PS, Gillison ML. Human papillomavirus (HPV) and rising oropharyngeal cancer incidence in the United States. J Clin Oncol 2011 Nov 10;29(32):4294-30.
  • Bhattacharya A, Roy R, Snijders AM, Hamilton G, Paquette J, Tokuyasu T, Bengtsson H, Jordan RC, Olshen AB, Pinkel D, Schmidt BL, Albertson DG. Two distinct routes to oral cancer differing in genome instability and risk for cervical node metastasis. Clin Cancer Res. 2011 Nov 15;17(22):7024-34.
  • Jordan RC, Lingen MW, Perez-Ordonez B, He X, Pickard R, Koluder M, Jiang B, Wakely P, Xiao W, Gillison ML. Validation of Methods for Oropharyngeal Cancer HPV Status Determination in US Cooperative Group Trials. Am J Surg Pathol. 2012 Jul;36(7):945-954.
  • Gillison ML, Zhang Q, Jordan RC, Xiao W, Westra WH, Trotti A, Spencer S, Harris J, Chung CH, Ang KK. Tobacco Smoking and Increased Risk of Death and Progression for Patients With p16-Positive and p16-Negative Oropharyngeal Cancer. Journal of clinical oncology: official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology 2012 Jun 10;30(17):2102-11.
  • Kong CS, Cao H, Kwok S, Nguyen CM, Jordan RC, Beaudry VG, Attardi LD, Le QT. Loss of the p53/p63 target PERP is an early event in oral carcinogenesis and correlates with higher rate of local relapse. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2013 Jan; 115(1):95-103. PMID: 23217540
  • Chung CH, Zhang Q, Kong CS, Harris J, Fertig EJ, Harari PM, Wang D, Redmond KP, Shenouda G, Trotti A, Raben D, Gillison ML, Jordan RC, Le QT p16 protein expression and human papillomavirus status as prognostic biomarkers of nonoropharyngeal head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Dec 10;32(35):3930-8.

Additional Information

Richard C.K. Jordan DDS MSc PhD FRCD(C)
  • Professor of Oral Pathology, Patholology & Radiation Oncology, UCSF Dermatopathology & Oral Pathology Service
  • Pathology

Specialty Area

Oral/Head and Neck Pathology

Contact Information

  • 1701 Divisadero Street, Room 280
  • San Francisco, CA 94115

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Other UCSF Organizational Association(s)

  • Department of Orofacial Sciences
  • Helen Diller Family UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • UCSF Medical Center
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