Anthony Elias, MD
Professor, Medicine-Medical Oncology

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Medical School:
  • MD, New York University School of Medicine (1980)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Princeton University (NJ) (1976)
Internship:
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Program (1981)
Residency:
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Program, Internal Medicine (1983)
Fellowships:
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Program, Cancer / Oncology (1987)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Medical Oncology

Recognition & Awards

  • Top Doctor in Oncology, Castle Connolly (2017)
  • Top Doctor in Newsweek, Castle Connolly (2015)
  • Foundations in Medicine Golden Stethoscope Award for Patient/Physician Communication, University of Colorado School of Medicine (2014)
  • Best Doctor for Executives, ColoradoBiz Magazine (2012)
    Named Best Doctor for Oncology and Hematology, Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer, Stem Cell Transplant and Sarcomas.
  • Top Doctor, US News & World Report (2011)
  • Member, AOA (1980)

Research Interests

Clinical trials

Publications

  • Gralow JR, Barlow WE, Paterson AHG, Miao JL, Lew DL, Stopeck AT, Hayes DF, Hershman DL, Schubert MM, Clemons M, Van Poznak CH, Dees EC, Ingle JN, Falkson CI, Elias AD, Messino MJ, Margolis JH, Dakhil SR, Chew HK, Dammann KZ, Abrams JS, Livingston RB, Hortobagyi GN. Phase III randomized trial of bisphosphonates as adjuvant therapy in breast cancer: S0307. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2019 Oct 31. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31693129
  • Goetz MP, Gradishar WJ, Anderson BO, Abraham J, Aft R, Allison KH, Blair SL, Burstein HJ, Dang C, Elias AD, Farrar WB, Giordano SH, Goldstein LJ, Isakoff SJ, Lyons J, Marcom PK, Mayer IA, Moran MS, Mortimer J, O'Regan RM, Patel SA, Pierce LJ, Reed EC, Rugo HS, Sitapati A, Smith KL, Smith ML, Soliman H, Telli ML, Ward JH, Young JS, Shead DA, Kumar R. NCCN Guidelines Insights: Breast Cancer, Version 3.2018. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2019 Feb;17(2):118-126. PubMed PMID: 30787125
  • Gucalp A, Traina TA, Eisner JR, Parker JS, Selitsky SR, Park BH, Elias AD, Baskin-Bey ES, Cardoso F. Male breast cancer: a disease distinct from female breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2019 Jan;173(1):37-48. PubMed PMID: 30267249
  • Wang G, Benasutti H, Jones JF, Shi G, Benchimol M, Pingle S, Kesari S, Yeh Y, Hsieh LE, Liu YT, Elias A, Simberg D. Isolation of Breast cancer CTCs with multitargeted buoyant immunomicrobubbles. Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces. 2018 Jan 1;161:200-209. PubMed PMID: 29080504
  • Christenson JL, Trepel JB, Ali HY, Lee S, Eisner JR, Baskin-Bey ES, Elias AD, Richer JK. Harnessing a Different Dependency: How to Identify and Target Androgen Receptor-Positive Versus Quadruple-Negative Breast Cancer. Horm Cancer. 2018 Jan 16. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29340907
  • Villalobos VM, Hall F, Jimeno A, Gore L, Kern K, Cesari R, Huang B, Schowinsky JT, Blatchford PJ, Hoffner B, Elias A, Messersmith W. Long-Term Follow-Up of Desmoid Fibromatosis Treated with PF-03084014, an Oral Gamma Secretase Inhibitor. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Sep 8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28887726
  • Wang G, Benasutti H, Jones JF, Shi G, Benchimol M, Pingle S, Kesari S, Yeh Y, Hsieh LE, Liu YT, Elias A, Simberg D. Isolation of Breast cancer CTCs with multitargeted buoyant immunomicrobubbles. Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces. 2018 Jan 1;161:200-209. PubMed PMID: 29080504
  • Jones RL, Demetri GD, Schuetze SM, Milhem M, Elias A, Van Tine BA, Hamm J, McCarthy S, Wang G, Parekh T, Knoblauch R, Hensley ML, Maki RG, Patel S, von Mehren M. Efficacy and tolerability of trabectedin in elderly patients with sarcoma: subgroup analysis from a phase III, randomized controlled study of trabectedin or dacarbazine in patients with advanced liposarcoma or leiomyosarcoma. Ann Oncol. 2018 Sep 1;29(9):1995-2002. PubMed PMID: 30084934
  • Wellberg EA, Kabos P, Gillen AE, Jacobsen BM, Brechbuhl HM, Johnson SJ, Rudolph MC, Edgerton SM, Thor AD, Anderson SM, Elias A, Zhou XK, Iyengar NM, Morrow M, Falcone DJ, El-Hely O, Dannenberg AJ, Sartorius CA, MacLean PS. FGFR1 underlies obesity-associated progression of estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer after estrogen deprivation. JCI Insight. 2018 Jul 25;3(14). [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30046001
  • Diamond JR, Eckhardt SG, Pitts TM, van Bokhoven A, Aisner D, Gustafson DL, Capasso A, Sams S, Kabos P, Zolman K, Colvin T, Elias AD, Storniolo AM, Schneider BP, Gao D, Tentler JJ, Borges VF, Miller KD. A phase II clinical trial of the Aurora and angiogenic kinase inhibitor ENMD-2076 for previously treated, advanced, or metastatic triple-negative breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res. 2018 Aug 2;20(1):82. PubMed PMID: 30071865
  • Gradishar WJ, Anderson BO, Balassanian R, Blair SL, Burstein HJ, Cyr A, Elias AD, Farrar WB, Forero A, Giordano SH, Goetz MP, Goldstein LJ, Isakoff SJ, Lyons J, Marcom PK, Mayer IA, McCormick B, Moran MS, O'Regan RM, Patel SA, Pierce LJ, Reed EC, Salerno KE, Schwartzberg LS, Sitapati A, Smith KL, Smith ML, Soliman H, Somlo G, Telli ML, Ward JH, Kumar R, Shead DA. Breast Cancer, Version 4.2017, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2018 Mar;16(3):310-320. PubMed PMID: 29523670
  • Christenson JL, Trepel JB, Ali HY, Lee S, Eisner JR, Baskin-Bey ES, Elias AD, Richer JK. Harnessing a Different Dependency: How to Identify and Target Androgen Receptor-Positive Versus Quadruple-Negative Breast Cancer. Horm Cancer. 2018 Jan 16. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29340907
  • Giordano SH, Elias AD, Gradishar WJ. NCCN Guidelines Updates: Breast Cancer. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2018 May;16(5S):605-610. PubMed PMID: 29784737
  • Abraham J, Caldera H, Coleman R, Elias A, Goetz MP, Kittaneh M, Lower E, Mahtani R, Terry Mamounas E, Pegram M, Rugo H, Schwartzberg L, Traina T, Vogel C. Endocrine therapy and related issues in hormone receptor-positive early breast cancer: a roundtable discussion by the breast cancer therapy expert group (BCTEG). Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2018 May;169(1):1-7. PubMed PMID: 29352368
  • Abraham J, Coleman R, Elias A, Holmes FA, Kalinsky K, Kittaneh M, Lower E, Mahtani R, Terry Mamounas E, Pegram M, Vogel C. Use of cyclin-dependent kinase (CDK) 4/6 inhibitors for hormone receptor-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-negative, metastatic breast cancer: a roundtable discussion by The Breast Cancer Therapy Expert Group (BCTEG). Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2018 Aug;171(1):11-20. PubMed PMID: 29725889
  • Hoffner B, Elias AD, Villalobos VM. Targeted Therapies in the Treatment of Sarcomas. Target Oncol. 2018 Oct;13(5):557-565. PubMed PMID: 30143942
  • Jones RL, Demetri GD, Schuetze SM, Milhem M, Elias A, Van Tine BA, Hamm J, McCarthy S, Wang G, Parekh T, Knoblauch R, Hensley ML, Maki RG, Patel S, von Mehren M. Efficacy and tolerability of trabectedin in elderly patients with sarcoma: subgroup analysis from a phase III, randomized controlled study of trabectedin or dacarbazine in patients with advanced liposarcoma or leiomyosarcoma. Ann Oncol. 2018 Sep 1;29(9):1995-2002. PubMed PMID: 30084934
  • Diamond JR, Eckhardt SG, Pitts TM, van Bokhoven A, Aisner D, Gustafson DL, Capasso A, Sams S, Kabos P, Zolman K, Colvin T, Elias AD, Storniolo AM, Schneider BP, Gao D, Tentler JJ, Borges VF, Miller KD. A phase II clinical trial of the Aurora and angiogenic kinase inhibitor ENMD-2076 for previously treated, advanced, or metastatic triple-negative breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res. 2018 Aug 2;20(1):82. PubMed PMID: 30071865
  • Wellberg EA, Kabos P, Gillen AE, Jacobsen BM, Brechbuhl HM, Johnson SJ, Rudolph MC, Edgerton SM, Thor AD, Anderson SM, Elias A, Zhou XK, Iyengar NM, Morrow M, Falcone DJ, El-Hely O, Dannenberg AJ, Sartorius CA, MacLean PS. FGFR1 underlies obesity-associated progression of estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer after estrogen deprivation. JCI Insight. 2018 Jul 25;3(14). [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30046001
  • Giordano SH, Elias AD, Gradishar WJ. NCCN Guidelines Updates: Breast Cancer. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2018 May;16(5S):605-610. PubMed PMID: 29784737
  • Abraham J, Coleman R, Elias A, Holmes FA, Kalinsky K, Kittaneh M, Lower E, Mahtani R, Terry Mamounas E, Pegram M, Vogel C. Use of cyclin-dependent kinase (CDK) 4/6 inhibitors for hormone receptor-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-negative, metastatic breast cancer: a roundtable discussion by The Breast Cancer Therapy Expert Group (BCTEG). Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2018 Aug;171(1):11-20. PubMed PMID: 29725889
  • Gradishar WJ, Anderson BO, Balassanian R, Blair SL, Burstein HJ, Cyr A, Elias AD, Farrar WB, Forero A, Giordano SH, Goetz MP, Goldstein LJ, Isakoff SJ, Lyons J, Marcom PK, Mayer IA, McCormick B, Moran MS, O'Regan RM, Patel SA, Pierce LJ, Reed EC, Salerno KE, Schwartzberg LS, Sitapati A, Smith KL, Smith ML, Soliman H, Somlo G, Telli ML, Ward JH, Kumar R, Shead DA. Breast Cancer, Version 4.2017, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2018 Mar;16(3):310-320. PubMed PMID: 29523670
  • Villalobos VM, Hall F, Jimeno A, Gore L, Kern K, Cesari R, Huang B, Schowinsky JT, Blatchford PJ, Hoffner B, Elias A, Messersmith W. Long-Term Follow-Up of Desmoid Fibromatosis Treated with PF-03084014, an Oral Gamma Secretase Inhibitor. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Sep 8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28887726
  • Villalobos VM, Hoffner B, Elias AD. We can study ultrarare tumors effectively in this day and age, it just takes a cooperative approach: The role of dasatinib in assorted indolent sarcomas. Cancer. 2017 Jan 1;123(1):20-24. PubMed PMID: 27696384
  • Jasem J, Fisher CM, Amini A, Shagisultanova E, Rabinovitch R, Borges VF, Elias A, Kabos P. The 21-Gene Recurrence Score Assay for Node-Positive, Early-Stage Breast Cancer and Impact of RxPONDER Trial on Chemotherapy Decision-Making: Have Clinicians Already Decided?. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2017 Apr;15(4):494-503. PubMed PMID: 28404760
  • Schwartzberg LS, Yardley DA, Elias AD, Patel M, LoRusso P, Burris HA, Gucalp A, Peterson AC, Blaney ME, Steinberg JL, Gibbons JA, Traina TA. A Phase I/Ib Study of Enzalutamide Alone and in Combination with Endocrine Therapies in Women with Advanced Breast Cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2017 Aug 1;23(15):4046-4054. PubMed PMID: 28280092
  • Gordon MA, D'Amato NC, Gu H, Babbs B, Wulfkuhle J, Petricoin EF, Gallagher I, Dong T, Torkko K, Liu B, Elias A, Richer JK. Synergy between Androgen Receptor Antagonism and Inhibition of mTOR and HER2 in Breast Cancer. Mol Cancer Ther. 2017 Jul;16(7):1389-1400. PubMed PMID: 28468774
  • Barton VN, Christenson JL, Gordon MA, Greene LI, Rogers TJ, Butterfield K, Babbs B, Spoelstra NS, D'Amato NC, Elias A, Richer JK. Androgen Receptor Supports an Anchorage-Independent, Cancer Stem Cell-like Population in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer. Cancer Res. 2017 Jul 1;77(13):3455-3466. PubMed PMID: 28512248
  • Villalobos VM, Hall F, Jimeno A, Gore L, Kern K, Cesari R, Huang B, Schowinsky JT, Blatchford PJ, Hoffner B, Elias A, Messersmith W. Long-Term Follow-Up of Desmoid Fibromatosis Treated with PF-03084014, an Oral Gamma Secretase Inhibitor. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Sep 8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28887726
  • Shagisultanova E, Mayordomo J, Elias AD. Triple-negative breast cancer in the elderly. Breast J. 2017 Nov;23(6):627-629. PubMed PMID: 29112794
  • Gradishar WJ, Anderson BO, Balassanian R, Blair SL, Burstein HJ, Cyr A, Elias AD, Farrar WB, Forero A, Giordano SH, Goetz MP, Goldstein LJ, Isakoff SJ, Lyons J, Marcom PK, Mayer IA, McCormick B, Moran MS, O'Regan RM, Patel SA, Pierce LJ, Reed EC, Salerno KE, Schwartzberg LS, Sitapati A, Smith KL, Smith ML, Soliman H, Somlo G, Telli M, Ward JH, Shead DA, Kumar R. NCCN Guidelines Insights: Breast Cancer, Version 1.2017. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2017 Apr;15(4):433-451. PubMed PMID: 28404755
  • Demetri GD, von Mehren M, Jones RL, Hensley ML, Schuetze SM, Staddon A, Milhem M, Elias A, Ganjoo K, Tawbi H, Van Tine BA, Spira A, Dean A, Khokhar NZ, Park YC, Knoblauch RE, Parekh TV, Maki RG, Patel SR. Efficacy and Safety of Trabectedin or Dacarbazine for Metastatic Liposarcoma or Leiomyosarcoma After Failure of Conventional Chemotherapy: Results of a Phase III Randomized Multicenter Clinical Trial. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Sep 14. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26371143
  • Krop IE, Modi S, LoRusso PM, Pegram M, Guardino E, Althaus B, Lu D, Strasak A, Elias A. Phase 1b/2a study of trastuzumab emtansine (T-DM1), paclitaxel, and pertuzumab in HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res. 2016 Mar 15;18(1):34. PubMed PMID: 26979312
  • Sedjo RL, Flatt SW, Byers T, Colditz GA, Demark-Wahnefried W, Ganz PA, Wolin KY, Elias A, Krontiras H, Liu J, Naughton M, Pakiz B, Parker BA, Wyatt H, Rock CL. Impact of a behavioral weight loss intervention on comorbidities in overweight and obese breast cancer survivors. Support Care Cancer. 2016 Aug;24(8):3285-93. PubMed PMID: 26945570
  • Spoelstra NS, Cittelly DM, Christenson JL, Gordon MA, Elias A, Jedlicka P, Richer JK. Dicer expression in estrogen receptor-positive versus triple-negative breast cancer: an antibody comparison. Hum Pathol. 2016 Oct;56:40-51. PubMed PMID: 27260947
  • Jasem J, Amini A, Rabinovitch R, Borges VF, Elias A, Fisher CM, Kabos P. 21-Gene Recurrence Score Assay As a Predictor of Adjuvant Chemotherapy Administration for Early-Stage Breast Cancer: An Analysis of Use, Therapeutic Implications, and Disparity Profile. J Clin Oncol. 2016 Jun 10;34(17):1995-2002. PubMed PMID: 27001563
  • Park JW, Liu MC, Yee D, Yau C, van 't Veer LJ, Symmans WF, Paoloni M, Perlmutter J, Hylton NM, Hogarth M, DeMichele A, Buxton MB, Chien AJ, Wallace AM, Boughey JC, Haddad TC, Chui SY, Kemmer KA, Kaplan HG, Isaacs C, Nanda R, Tripathy D, Albain KS, Edmiston KK, Elias AD, Northfelt DW, Pusztai L, Moulder SL, Lang JE, Viscusi RK, Euhus DM, Haley BB, Khan QJ, Wood WC, Melisko M, Schwab R, Helsten T, Lyandres J, Davis SE, Hirst GL, Sanil A, Esserman LJ, Berry DA. Adaptive Randomization of Neratinib in Early Breast Cancer. N Engl J Med. 2016 Jul 7;375(1):11-22. PubMed PMID: 27406346
  • Rugo HS, Olopade OI, DeMichele A, Yau C, van 't Veer LJ, Buxton MB, Hogarth M, Hylton NM, Paoloni M, Perlmutter J, Symmans WF, Yee D, Chien AJ, Wallace AM, Kaplan HG, Boughey JC, Haddad TC, Albain KS, Liu MC, Isaacs C, Khan QJ, Lang JE, Viscusi RK, Pusztai L, Moulder SL, Chui SY, Kemmer KA, Elias AD, Edmiston KK, Euhus DM, Haley BB, Nanda R, Northfelt DW, Tripathy D, Wood WC, Ewing C, Schwab R, Lyandres J, Davis SE, Hirst GL, Sanil A, Berry DA, Esserman LJ. Adaptive Randomization of Veliparib-Carboplatin Treatment in Breast Cancer. N Engl J Med. 2016 Jul 7;375(1):23-34. PubMed PMID: 27406347
  • Ryan CW, Merimsky O, Agulnik M, Blay JY, Schuetze SM, Van Tine BA, Jones RL, Elias AD, Choy E, Alcindor T, Keedy VL, Reed DR, Taub RN, Italiano A, Garcia Del Muro X, Judson IR, Buck JY, Lebel F, Lewis JJ, Maki RG, Schöffski P. PICASSO III: A Phase III, Placebo-Controlled Study of Doxorubicin With or Without Palifosfamide in Patients With Metastatic Soft Tissue Sarcoma. J Clin Oncol. 2016 Sep 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27621408
  • Tap WD, Jones RL, Van Tine BA, Chmielowski B, Elias AD, Adkins D, Agulnik M, Cooney MM, Livingston MB, Pennock G, Hameed MR, Shah GD, Qin A, Shahir A, Cronier DM, Ilaria R Jr, Conti I, Cosaert J, Schwartz GK. Olaratumab and doxorubicin versus doxorubicin alone for treatment of soft-tissue sarcoma: an open-label phase 1b and randomised phase 2 trial. Lancet. 2016 Jul 30;388(10043):488-97. PubMed PMID: 27291997
  • D'Amato NC, Gordon MA, Babbs B, Spoelstra NS, Carson Butterfield KT, Torkko KC, Phan VT, Barton VN, Rogers TJ, Sartorius CA, Elias A, Gertz J, Jacobsen BM, Richer JK. Cooperative Dynamics of AR and ER Activity in Breast Cancer. Mol Cancer Res. 2016 Nov;14(11):1054-1067. PubMed PMID: 27565181
  • Brechbuhl HM, Finlay-Schultz J, Yamamoto T, Gillen A, Cittelly DM, Tan AC, Sams SB, Pillai M, Elias A, Robinson WA, Sartorius CA, Kabos P. Fibroblast subtypes regulate responsiveness of luminal breast cancer to estrogen. Clin Cancer Res. 2016 Oct 4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27702820
  • Overholser L, Shagisultanova E, Rabinovitch RA, Kounalakis N, Diamond J, Finlayson CA, Fisher CM, Kabos P, Elias AD, Borges VF, Mayordomo J. Breast Cancer Following Radiation for Hodgkin Lymphoma: Clinical Scenarios and Risk-Reducing Strategies. Oncology (Williston Park). 2016 Dec 15;30(12). PubMed PMID: 27987198
  • Barton VN, Gordon MA, Richer JK, Elias A. Anti-androgen therapy in triple-negative breast cancer. Ther Adv Med Oncol. 2016 Jul;8(4):305-8. PubMed PMID: 27482289
  • Elias AD, Wang WS, Hardesty L. A 55-Year-Old Woman With New Triple-Negative Breast Mass, Less Than 2 cm on Both Mammogram and Ultrasound. Oncology (Williston Park). 2016 Mar;30(3):258-62. PubMed PMID: 26984221
  • Gradishar WJ, Anderson BO, Balassanian R, Blair SL, Burstein HJ, Cyr A, Elias AD, Farrar WB, Forero A, Giordano SH, Goetz M, Goldstein LJ, Hudis CA, Isakoff SJ, Marcom PK, Mayer IA, McCormick B, Moran M, Patel SA, Pierce LJ, Reed EC, Salerno KE, Schwartzberg LS, Smith KL, Smith ML, Soliman H, Somlo G, Telli M, Ward JH, Shead DA, Kumar R. Invasive Breast Cancer Version 1.2016, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2016 Mar;14(3):324-54. PubMed PMID: 26957618
  • Barton VN, D'Amato NC, Gordon MA, Lind HT, Spoelstra NS, Babbs BL, Heinz RE, Elias A, Jedlicka P, Jacobsen BM, Richer JK. Multiple molecular subtypes of triple-negative breast cancer critically rely on androgen receptor and respond to enzalutamide in vivo. Mol Cancer Ther. 2015 Mar;14(3):769-78. PubMed PMID: 25713333
  • Gradishar WJ, Anderson BO, Balassanian R, Blair SL, Burstein HJ, Cyr A, Elias AD, Farrar WB, Forero A, Giordano SH, Goetz M, Goldstein LJ, Hudis CA, Isakoff SJ, Marcom PK, Mayer IA, McCormick B, Moran M, Patel SA, Pierce LJ, Reed EC, Salerno KE, Schwartzberg LS, Smith KL, Smith ML, Soliman H, Somlo G, Telli M, Ward JH, Shead DA, Kumar R. Breast Cancer Version 2.2015. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2015 Apr;13(4):448-75. PubMed PMID: 25870381
  • Barton VN, D'Amato NC, Gordon MA, Christenson JL, Elias A, Richer JK. Androgen Receptor Biology in Triple Negative Breast Cancer: a Case for Classification as AR or Quadruple Negative Disease. Horm Cancer. 2015 Dec;6(5-6):206-13. PubMed PMID: 26201402
  • Gradishar WJ, Anderson BO, Balassanian R, Blair SL, Burstein HJ, Cyr A, Elias AD, Farrar WB, Forero A, Giordano SH, Goetz M, Goldstein LJ, Hudis CA, Isakoff SJ, Marcom PK, Mayer IA, McCormick B, Moran M, Patel SA, Pierce LJ, Reed EC, Salerno KE, Schwartzberg LS, Smith KL, Smith ML, Soliman H, Somlo G, Telli M, Ward JH, Shead DA, Kumar R. Breast Cancer, Version 1.2016. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2015 Dec;13(12):1475-85. PubMed PMID: 26656517
  • Demark-Wahnefried W, Colditz GA, Rock CL, Sedjo RL, Liu J, Wolin KY, Krontiras H, Byers T, Pakiz B, Parker BA, Naughton M, Elias A, Ganz PA. Quality of life outcomes from the Exercise and Nutrition Enhance Recovery and Good Health for You (ENERGY)-randomized weight loss trial among breast cancer survivors. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2015 Nov;154(2):329-37. PubMed PMID: 26518022
  • Jasem J, Altoos B, Fisher CM, Elias AD, Kounalakis N, Borges VF, Kabos P. Multiple Hepatic Lesions in a Patient With a History of DCIS. Oncology (Williston Park). 2015 Sep;29(9):669-70, 678-9. PubMed PMID: 26384804
  • Demetri GD, von Mehren M, Jones RL, Hensley ML, Schuetze SM, Staddon A, Milhem M, Elias A, Ganjoo K, Tawbi H, Van Tine BA, Spira A, Dean A, Khokhar NZ, Park YC, Knoblauch RE, Parekh TV, Maki RG, Patel SR. Efficacy and Safety of Trabectedin or Dacarbazine for Metastatic Liposarcoma or Leiomyosarcoma After Failure of Conventional Chemotherapy: Results of a Phase III Randomized Multicenter Clinical Trial. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Sep 14. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26371143
  • Rock CL, Flatt SW, Byers TE, Colditz GA, Demark-Wahnefried W, Ganz PA, Wolin KY, Elias A, Krontiras H, Liu J, Naughton M, Pakiz B, Parker BA, Sedjo RL, Wyatt H. Results of the Exercise and Nutrition to Enhance Recovery and Good Health for You (ENERGY) Trial: A Behavioral Weight Loss Intervention in Overweight or Obese Breast Cancer Survivors. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Oct 1;33(28):3169-76. PubMed PMID: 26282657
  • DeMichele A, Yee D, Berry DA, Albain KS, Benz CC, Boughey J, Buxton M, Chia SK, Chien AJ, Chui SY, Clark A, Edmiston K, Elias AD, Forero-Torres A, Haddad TC, Haley B, Haluska P, Hylton NM, Isaacs C, Kaplan H, Korde L, Leyland-Jones B, Liu MC, Melisko M, Minton SE, Moulder SL, Nanda R, Olopade OI, Paoloni M, Park JW, Parker BA, Perlmutter J, Petricoin EF, Rugo H, Symmans F, Tripathy D, van't Veer LJ, Viscusi RK, Wallace A, Wolf D, Yau C, Esserman LJ. The Neoadjuvant Model Is Still the Future for Drug Development in Breast Cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2015 Jul 1;21(13):2911-5. PubMed PMID: 25712686
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Professional Memberships

  • ASCO, Member
  • SWOG, Member
  • AACR, Member
  • SARC, Member

Practice Locations

Diane O'Connor Thompson Breast Center - Anschutz
1635 Aurora Ct
3rd Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-1030

UCH - Cancer Center
1665 Aurora Ct
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0300

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certification (1983)
  • Cancer / Oncology, Board Certification (1985)
  • Medical Oncology, Board Certification (1985)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Cancers - Bone Cancer
  • Cancers - Breast Cancer
  • Cancers - Sarcoma
  • Cancers
Clinical Interests
Breast Cancer treatment Sarcoma treatment

Personal Interests
Violinist, chamber musician in spare time

Volunteer Activities
Member of the Board The Children's Treehouse Foundation Arapahoe Philharmonic

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, New York University School of Medicine (1980)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Princeton University (NJ) (1976)
Internships:
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Program (1981)
Residency Programs:
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Program, Internal Medicine (1983)
Fellowships:
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Program, Cancer / Oncology (1987)
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