Joel Randolph (Randy) Hecht, MD (Medical Oncology, Gastroenterology)Professor of Clinical Medicine, Department of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology, Gastrointestinal Oncology
Director, UCLA Gastrointestinal Oncology Program
Dr. Hecht is an internationally known clinical and translational researcher in the field of gastrointestinal cancers. He has published widely on the molecular biology, early detection, and treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies. He has both clinical and research interests in the treatment of neuroendocrine tumors of the GI tract and works closely with UCLA surgeons, interventional radiologists, gastroenterologists, and endocrinologists as part of a multi-disciplinary group. He was the UCLA Principal Investigator (PI) for 4 NET trials (All 3 RADIANT trials and one IMC-A12) and has been the UCLA Principal Investigator for more than 30 trials and overall PI for 14 multicenter (both US only and international) phase II and phase III trials.