Dr. Philip W Kantoff MD
Oncologist | Medical Oncology44 Binney St Dana-Farber Cancer I Boston MA, 02115
Dr. Philip Kantoff is an oncologist practicing in Boston, MA. Dr. Kantoff specializes in the care and treatment of patients with cancer. As an oncologist, Dr. Kantoff manages and oversees the treatment of a cancer patient after he or she has been diagnosed with the disease. Oncologists will care for their patients throughout the course of the disease. Types of oncologists include medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, gynecologic oncologists, pediatric oncologists and hematologist oncologists.
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- Modification of BRCA1-associated breast cancer risk by the polymorphic androgen-receptor CAG repeat.
- CAG repeat within the androgen receptor gene and incidence of surgery for benign prostatic hyperplasia in U.S. physicians.
- Prognostic indicators in hormone refractory prostate cancer.
- Evidence that the CAG repeat in the androgen receptor gene is associated with the age-related decline in serum androgen levels in men.
- Plasma levels of vascular endothelial growth factor are increased in patients with metastatic prostate cancer.
- A phase II trial of methotrexate, cisplatin, 5-fluorouracil, and leucovorin in the treatment of invasive and metastatic urothelial carcinoma.
- Treatment of locally advanced prostate cancer: is chemotherapy the next step?
- Docetaxel (Taxotere)-based chemotherapy for hormone-refractory and locally advanced prostate cancer.
- Smoking and alcohol use may be risk factors for poorer outcome in patients with clear cell renal carcinoma.
- Biochemical outcome following external beam radiation therapy with or without androgen suppression therapy for clinically localized prostate cancer.
- Effects of ligand activation of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma in human prostate cancer.
- Vinorelbine and estramustine in androgen-independent metastatic prostate cancer: a phase II study.
- Racial variation in prostate cancer incidence and in hormonal system markers among male health professionals.
- Activity of the herbal combination, PC-SPES, in the treatment of patients with androgen-independent prostate cancer.
- Other novel agents: Rationale and current status as chemopreventive agents.
- Dana-Farber Cancer Inst, Medical Oncology; Nyu Hospitals Center, Internal Medicine
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