William P. Harris, MD

William P. Harris, MD

Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Oncology

Mailing Address

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
825 Eastlake Ave E, G4830
Seattle, WA 98109-1023

Admin Contact

Lillianne Lui

Specialty / Expertise

Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology

Research Interests

  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Clinical trials combining chemotherapy and biologic therapies

Current Research Projects

  • HER2 Adjuvant Vaccine Trial in Gastric Cancer
  • Pancreatic and Liver Cancer Trials
  • Imaging Outcomes in Hepatocellular Carcinoma


Dr. Harris received his BS. from Brown University, Providence, RI and his MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Dr. Harris completed his Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Medical Oncology at the University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA.

Selected Publications

Padia SA, Shivaram G, Bastawrous S, Bhargava P, Vo NJ, Vaidya S, Valji K, Harris WP, Kwan S, Hippe DS, Ray E, Kogut MJ. Safety and efficacy of drug-eluting bead chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma: comparison of small versus medium sized particles. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, submitted.

Yu S, Estess A, Harris WP, Dillon J. A Rare Occurrence of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Metastasis to the Mandible: Report of a Case and Review of the Literature. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2012 Feb 23. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

Harris WP, Mostaghel E, Nelson P, Montgomery B. Androgen Deprivation Therapy: Progress in understanding mechanisms of resistance and optimizing androgen depletion. Nature Clinical Practice Urology Feb 2009 Volume 6(2):76-85

Francis D, Warren SA, Warner KJ, Harris WP, Copass MK, Bulger EM. Clinical Communication: Sodium Azide-Associated Laryngospasm After Airbag Deployment. J. Emergency Medicine April 2008, 39(3):e113-115.

DE Chickering III, JS Jacob, TA Desai, M Harrison, WP Harris, CN Morrell, P Chaturvedi and E Mathiowitz. Bioadhesive Microspheres: III. An in vivo transit and bioavailability study of drug-loaded alginate and poly (fumaric co-sebacic anhydride) microspheres Journal of Controlled Release Jan 1997. 48(1):35-46

DE Chickering, WP Harris and E Mathiowitz. A Micro-tensiometer for the Analysis of Bioadhesive Microspheres. Biomedical Instrumentation and Technology, Jan 1995. 29(6):501-512


Last updated: March 2012