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Roger B Cohen

Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Associate Director Clinical Research Abramson Cancer Center, Abramson Cancer Center
Chief Clinical Research Officer, Abramson Cancer Center
Fellowship Program Director, Hematology-Oncology, HUP
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Division of Hematology-Oncology
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
10th Floor, South Pavilion
Office #10-205
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-4469
Fax: 215-349-5326
A.B. (Biochemical Sciences)
Harvard College (magna cum laude), 1976.
M.D. (Medicine)
Harvard Medical School, 1980.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, 1980-1981.
Resident in Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, 1981-1982.
Research Fellow, Gene Structure & Expression, Sloan-Kettering Cancer Research Institute, New York, NY, 1982-1985.
Clinical Fellowship in Hematology, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, 1985-1986.
Fellowship, Laboratory of Molecular Hematology, NHLBI, Bethesda, MD, 1986-1989.
Clinical Fellowship, Medical Oncology, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, 1991-1993.
Internal Medicine, ABIM, 1984.
Hematology, ABIM, 1986.
Medical Oncology, ABIM, 1993.
Medical Oncology, ABIM (re-certified), 2015.
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Selected Publications

Infante Jeffrey R, Patnaik Amita, Verschraegen Claire F, Olszanski Anthony J, Shaheen Montaser, Burris Howard A, Tolcher Anthony W, Papadopoulos Kyriakos P, Beeram Muralidhar, Hynes Scott M, Leohr Jennifer, Lin Aimee Bence, Li Lily Q, McGlothlin Anna, Farrington Daphne L, Westin Eric H, Cohen Roger B: Two Phase 1 dose-escalation studies exploring multiple regimens of litronesib (LY2523355), an Eg5 inhibitor, in patients with advanced cancer. Cancer chemotherapy and pharmacology 79(2): 315-326, Jan 2017.

Hatten Kyle M, O'Malley Bert W, Bur Andres M, Patel Mihir R, Rassekh Christopher H, Newman Jason G, Cannady Steven B, Chalian Ara A, Hodnett Benjamin L, Lin Alexander, Lukens John N, Cohen Roger B, Bauml Joshua M, Montone Kathleen T, Livolsi Virginia A, Weinstein Gregory S: Transoral Robotic Surgery-Assisted Endoscopy With Primary Site Detection and Treatment in Occult Mucosal Primaries. JAMA otolaryngology-- head & neck surgery 143(3): 267-273, Dec 2016.

Bagley Stephen J, Vitale Steven, Zhang Suhong, Aggarwal Charu, Evans Tracey L, Alley Evan W, Cohen Roger B, Langer Corey J, Blair Ian A, Vachani Anil, Whitehead Alexander S: Pretreatment Red Blood Cell Total Folate Concentration Is Associated With Response to Pemetrexed in Stage IV Nonsquamous Non-Small-cell Lung Cancer. Clinical lung cancer 18(2): e143-e149, Oct 2016.

Bauml Joshua M, Troxel Andrea, Epperson C Neill, Cohen Roger B, Schmitz Kathryn, Stricker Carrie, Shulman Lawrence N, Bradbury Angela, Mao Jun J, Langer Corey J: Scan-associated distress in lung cancer: Quantifying the impact of "scanxiety". Lung cancer (Amsterdam, Netherlands) 100: 110-3, Oct 2016.

Ahn Peter H, Mitra Nandita, Alonso-Basanta Michelle, Palmer James N, Adappa Nithin D, O'Malley Bert W, Rassekh Christopher, Chalian Ara, Cohen Roger B, Lin Alexander: Risk of lymph node metastasis and recommendations for elective nodal treatment in squamous cell carcinoma of the nasal cavity and maxillary sinus: a SEER analysis. Acta oncologica (Stockholm, Sweden) 55(9-10): 1107-1114, Sep-Oct 2016.

Thompson Jeffrey C, Yee Stephanie S, Troxel Andrea B, Savitch Samantha L, Fan Ryan, Balli David, Lieberman David B, Morrissette Jennifer D, Evans Tracey L, Bauml Joshua, Aggarwal Charu, Kosteva John A, Alley Evan, Ciunci Christine, Cohen Roger B, Bagley Stephen, Stonehouse-Lee Susan, Sherry Victoria E, Gilbert Elizabeth, Langer Corey, Vachani Anil, Carpenter Erica L: Detection of therapeutically targetable driver and resistance mutations in lung cancer patients by next generation sequencing of cell-free circulating tumor DNA. Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research 22(23): 5772-5782, Sep 2016.

Jimeno Antonio, Posner Marshall R, Wirth Lori J, Saba Nabil F, Cohen Roger B, Popa Elizabeta C, Argiris Athanassios, Grossmann Kenneth F, Sukari Ammar, Wilson Dawn, Zhang Xiaosha, Sun Jade, Glasser Chad, Attie Kenneth M, Sherman Matthew L, Pandya Susan S, Weiss Jared: A phase 2 study of dalantercept, an activin receptor-like kinase-1 ligand trap, in patients with recurrent or metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. Cancer 122(23): 3641-3649, Sep 2016.

Keefe S M, Hoffman-Censits J, Cohen R B, Mamtani R, Heitjan D, Eliasof S, Nixon A, Turnbull B, Garmey E G, Gunnarsson O, Waliki M, Ciconte J, Jayaraman L, Senderowicz A, Tellez A B, Hennessy M, Piscitelli A, Vaughn D, Smith A, Haas N B: Efficacy of the nanoparticle-drug conjugate CRLX101 in combination with bevacizumab in metastatic renal cell carcinoma: results of an investigator-initiated phase I-IIa clinical trial. Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology / ESMO 27(8): 1579-85, Aug 2016.

Weiss Jared M, Bagley Stephen, Hwang Wei-Ting, Bauml Joshua, Olson Juneko Grilley, Cohen Roger B, Hayes David Neil, Langer Corey: Capecitabine and lapatinib for the first-line treatment of metastatic/recurrent head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Cancer 122(15): 2350-5, May 2016.

Bauml Joshua, Haas Andrew, Simone Charles B, Li Susan Q, Cohen Roger B, Langer Corey J, Mao Jun J: Acupuncture for Dyspnea in Lung Cancer: Results of a Feasibility Trial. Integrative cancer therapies 15(3): 326-32, Apr 2016.

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