Dr. Amit Oza is Head of the Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology, and Medical Director of the Cancer Clinical Research Unit at Princess Margaret (PM) Cancer Centre. He is also co-Director of the Drug Development Program at PM Cancer Centre, Scientist at the Ontario Cancer Institute, and Professor of Medicine at University of Toronto. Dr. Oza has been PI and co-investigator in >100 phase I, II and III trials for gynecological cancer and advanced colorectal malignancies. He is the past co-chair of the National Cancer Institute Gynecologic Cancer Steering Committee, and Executive Member of the international Gynecologic Cancer InterGroup. Under his direction, the gynecology group is one of the largest ovarian cancer (OC) clinical trials groups consistently accruing >30% of all patients seen onto clinical trials (>120/yr) at PM Cancer Centre. Under his direction the group has participated or led seminal studies in gynecologic cancers that have led to the approval or use of targeted agents such as PARP inhibitors (olaparib, niraparib) and anti-angiogenic agents (bevacizumab) internationally. Since 2011, he has obtained >$36.9M in peer-reviewed funding and has published >180 articles (all types) in journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine (IF=53); Lancet Oncology (IF=16), and the Journal of Clinical Oncology (IF=16.4).
Germline BRCA1/2 testing practices in ovarian cancer: Current state and opportunities for new directions.
Gynecol Oncol. 2015 Oct 14;
Lancet Oncol. 2015 Oct;16(13):e478-9
Survivin-targeted immunotherapy drives robust polyfunctional T cell generation and differentiation in advanced ovarian cancer patients.
Oncoimmunology. 2015 Aug;4(8):e1026529
Cancer Epidemiol. 2015 Jul 16;
Standard chemotherapy with or without bevacizumab for women with newly diagnosed ovarian cancer (ICON7): overall survival results of a phase 3 randomised trial.
Lancet Oncol. 2015 Jun 23;
Cancer. 2015 Jun 10;
Cancer. 2015 Jun 16;
J Clin Oncol. 2015 Jun 15;
Cancer precursor lesions in the BRCA population at the time of prophylactic salpingo-oophorectomy: Accuracy of assessment and potential surrogate marker for prevention.
Gynecol Oncol. 2015 Jun 10;
Expert Opin Drug Saf. 2015 Jun 8;:1-12
Cancer Clinical Research Unit (CCRU), Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Co-director, Robert and Maggie Bras and Family Drug Development Program
Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
Head, Department of Medical Oncology & Hematology