Treatment & Services
- Clinical Drug Trials
- Infusion Therapy
- Lung Cancer
- Targeted Treatment
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Bronchogenic Carcinoma
- Carcinoid Tumors of the Lungs
- Lung Cancer
- Peritoneal Mesothelioma
- Pleural Mesothelioma
- Small Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma
- Thoracic Cancer
- Thymic Cancer
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Residency - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA USA
Medical Education - University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, KS USA
Fellowship - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA USA
- Dr. Alley is the author of numerous research publications in lung cancer and mesothelioma, and has presented his research at national and international meetings.
- Internal Medicine
- Medical Oncology
Thoracic Oncology, Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma
Awards & Honors
- Phi Beta Kappa - University of Kansas
Alpha Omega Alpha - University of Kansas Medical Center
- American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC)
International Mesothelioma Interest Group (IMIG)
Research & Publications
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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 3/14/2019, Dr. Alley has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
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