Axel Grothey, M.D.


Cancer CenterOncology (Medical)


  1. Rochester, Minn
  • Gastrointestinal cancers: colorectal cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Gynecological cancers
  • Endocrine tumors

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 1998
    Postdoctoral Research Fellowship - (P.D. McCrea, Ph.D.). Project aimed to address the effect of kinase mediated signaling on the actin cytoskeleton and phenotypic properties of cancer cells.Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  2. 1996
    Post-doctoral FellowshipDepartment of Hematology-Oncology, University of Bochum
  3. 1994
    Resident - Internal MedicineDepartment of Internal Medicine, University of Bochum
  4. 1990
    ResidentInstitute of Pathology, University of Essen
  5. 1989
    Resident - Internal MedicineWest-German Tumorcenter, University of Essen
  6. 1987
    Medical School - 11/1989 Dissertation thesis: ""Experiments on the Active Specific Immunotherapy of Renal Cell Carcinoma""Ruhr-Universitat Bochum


  1. United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE)
  2. German Board of Hematology/Oncology
  3. Hematology and OncologyEuropean Society of Medical Oncology
  4. Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)