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ATLAS Project Research Members

St. Luke's Medical Center (Quezon City, Philippines)

Mel Valerie Ordinario (Department of Medical Oncology)

Mel Valerie Ordinario

Mel Valerie Ordinario, MD 

Dr. Mel's story

Research interests

Translational Research, Lung Cancer, Breast Cancer, GI malignancies

Professional Experiences

  • Assistant Professor, New Era University, Philippines
  • Alternate Member, Institutional Ethics Review Board, St. Luke's Medical Center, Philippines
  • Hospitalist, Medical Intensive Care Unit, St. Luke's Medical Center, Philippines

Selected publications

  1. “Diagnostic Accuracy of the NCCN Distress Thermometer for the Assessment of the Psychosocial Distress among Filipino Patients with Cancer” Pizarro, Ordinario, Francia, Acta Medica Philippina. Doi: https://doi.org/10.47895/amp.vi0.3463
  2. “Neoadjuvant immunotherapy plus chemotherapy in early triple negative breast cancer: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials”. Pandy JGP, Ordinario MVC, Alcantara MJE, Li RK, Annals of Oncology|Volume 31, supplement 4, S320, September 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j/annonc.2020.08.316.
  3. “Triple Negative Breast Cancer and Platinum-Based Treatment: Meta-analysis and Systematic Review”
    Pandy JGP, Balolong-Garcia JC, Cruz-Ordinario MVB, Que FVF, BMC Cancer 2019 Nov 8;19(1):1065. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12885-019-6253-5
  4. “Comparison of ddPCR and qPCR for Detection of EGFR Mutations in Plasma Cell-Free DNA in Lung Adenocarcinoma” Uy, Aguilera, Andal, Dy, Cruz-Ordinario, Li, Ang, Virchows Archiv (2019) 475 (Suppl 1): S1-S436, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00428-019-02631-8
  5. “Malignant Melanoma of the Palate: Report of a Metastatic Case”, Cruz-Ordinario, Boado, Gorospe A. J Carcinog Mutagen 2018, Volume 9, DOI:https://doi.org/10.4172/2157-2158-C1-003