December 5, 2019

Binaytara Foundation Cancer Center (BTFCC) Advisory Committee

Tina Hoxie, RN, BSN, OCN, ONN-CG

Hoxie has been an oncology nurse for 20 years, having worked with both pediatric and adult patients. She is currently a nurse navigator at Peace Health United General in Sedro-Woolley, Wash, where she helps guide patients through each aspect of their cancer care journey.


Aju Mathew, MD

Dr. Mathew is an assistant professor in medical oncology and an attending physician at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center. He is also the co-director of the hematology and medical oncology fellowship program. Dr. Mathew’s research focuses on global oncology, breast and gastro-intestinal malignancies.


Axel Grothey, MD

Axel Grothey, MD, is a consultant at the West Cancer Center, University of Tennessee, in Memphis, TN. Dr Grothey received his medical degree at Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany, and completed residencies at West German Tumor Center and the Institute of Pathology at the University of Essen and a residency and fellowship at the University of Bochum. He also completed a research fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center at the University of Texas. He joined Mayo Clinic as a consultant in 2005 and was appointed as Professor of Oncology in 2007. He left Mayo Clinic in summer of 2018 to join West Cancer Center.


Santosh Kafle, MD

Dr. Santosh Kafle is Associate Professor and Head of Department of Pathology at Birat Medical College and Teaching Hospital, Tankisiniwari, Nepal. He received his medical degree from University of Science and Technology, Chittagong, Bangladesh, and completed residency training in pathology from BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan.
He is actively involved in BTFCC weekly tumor board, and is assisting development of pathology program at the BTFCC.