William W. Tse, M.D., FACP

William W. Tse, M.D., FACP

William Tse, M.D., FACP

William W. Tse, M.D., FACP

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Chief, Division of Blood and Bone Marrow Transplantation
  • Marion F. Beard Chair of Hematology

James Graham Brown Cancer Center
529 South Jackson Street
Louisville, KY 40202
502-562-3367 - Academic Office
502-562-4543 - Patient Appointments

Clinical Expertise
Blood and Bone Marrow Transplantation


Education and Training

  • Medical School: Sun Yat-Sen University School of Medicine (China)
  • Residency: Sun Yat-Sen University Cancer Center (Surgery); North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health Care System (Internal Medicine)
  • Fellowship: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; University of Washington Medical Center


Featured Publications

  • Hashmi H, Murray D, Al-Quran S, Tse W. Primary Effusion Lymphoma without an Effusion: A Rare Case of Solid Extracavitary Variant of Primary Effusion Lymphoma in an HIV-Positive Patient. Case Rep Hematol. 2018 Jan 28;2018:9368451. doi: 10.1155/2018/9368451. eCollection 2018. PubMed PMID: 29619259; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5829335.
  • Pinz KG, Yakaboski E, Jares A, Liu H, Firor AE, Chen KH, Wada M, Salman H, Tse W, Hagag N, Lan F, Leung EL, Jiang X, Ma Y. Targeting T-cell malignancies using anti-CD4 CAR NK-92 cells. Oncotarget. 2017 Nov 22;8(68):112783-112796. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.22626. eCollection 2017 Dec 22. PubMed PMID: 29348865; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5762550.
  • Sabnis HS, Bradley HL, Tripathi S, Yu WM, Tse W, Qu CK, Bunting KD. Synergistic cell death in FLT3-ITD positive acute myeloid leukemia by combinedtreatment with metformin and 6-benzylthioinosine. Leuk Res. 2016 Nov;50:132-140. doi: 10.1016/j.leukres.2016.10.004. Epub 2016 Oct 5. PubMed PMID: 27760406; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5083204.
  • Chi A, Wen S, Monga M, Almubarak M, He X, Rojanasakul Y, Tse W, Remick SC. Definitive Upfront Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy Combined with Image-Guided, Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IG-IMRT) or IG-IMRT Alone for Locally Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. PLoS One. 2016 Sep 9;11(9):e0162453. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0162453. eCollection 2016. PubMed PMID: 27611833; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5017732.
  • Park J, Kim S, Joh J, Remick SC, Miller DM, Yan J, Kanaan Z, Chao JH, Krem MM, Basu SK, Hagiwara S, Kenner L, Moriggl R, Bunting KD, Tse W. MLLT11/AF1q boosts oncogenic STAT3 activity through Src-PDGFR tyrosine kinase signaling. Oncotarget. 2016 Jul 12;7(28):43960-43973. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.9759. PubMed PMID: 27259262; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5190071.
  • Claudino WM, Gibson B, Tse W, Krem M, Grewal J. Methotrexate-associated primary cutaneous CD30-positive cutaneous T-cell lymphoproliferative disorder: a case illustration and a brief review. Am J Blood Res. 2016 May 18;6(1):1-5. eCollection 2016. PubMed PMID: 27335685; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4913234.
  • Park J, Schlederer M, Schreiber M, Ice R, Merkel O, Bilban M, Hofbauer S, Kim S, Addison J, Zou J, Ji C, Bunting ST, Wang Z, Shoham M, Huang G, Bago-Horvath Z, Gibson LF, Rojanasakul Y, Remick S, Ivanov A, Pugacheva E, Bunting KD, Moriggl R, Kenner L, Tse W. AF1q is a novel TCF7 co-factor which activates CD44 and promotes breast cancer metastasis. Oncotarget. 2015 Aug 21;6(24):20697-710. PubMed PMID: 26079538; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4653036.
  • Cooper BW, Kindwall-Keller TL, Craig MD, Creger RJ, Hamadani M, Tse WW, Lazarus HM. A phase I study of midostaurin and azacitidine in relapsed and elderly AML patients. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2015 Jul;15(7):428-432.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.clml.2015.02.017. Epub 2015 Feb 16. PubMed PMID: 25776192; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4484305.
  • Claudino WM, Dias A, Tse W, Sharma VR. Type B lactic acidosis: a rare but life threatening hematologic emergency. A case illustration and brief review. Am J Blood Res. 2015 Jun 15;5(1):25-9. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 26171281; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4497494.
  • Moy B, Flaig TW, Muss HB, Clark B, Tse W, Windham TC. Geriatric oncology for the 21st century: a call for action. J Oncol Pract. 2014 Jul;10(4):241-3. doi: 10.1200/JOP.2013.001333. Epub 2014 Apr 29. PubMed PMID: 24781365.