Axel Grothey, MD, is a Professor of Oncology in the Division of Medical Oncology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota. He is also the Vice Chair of the North Central Cancer Treatment Group. Dr. Grothey’s current research focuses on clinical trials in gastrointestinal malignancies, in particular, colorectal cancer. He is a member of several professional organizations including the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Association for Cancer Research, the German Cancer Association, the European Association of Cancer Research, and the American Society of Cell Biology. Dr. Grothey is a publication reviewer for many national and international journals.