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).
Am Soc Clin Oncol Educ Book. 2018 May 23;(38):495-503
A clinical and molecular Phase II trial of oral ENMD-2076 in ovarian clear cell carcinoma (OCCC): A study of the Princess Margaret Phase II Consortium.
Clin Cancer Res. 2018 Aug 14;:
J Mol Diagn. 2018 Aug 07;:
BMC Med Genomics. 2018 Aug 09;11(1):65
Quality of life in patients with recurrent ovarian cancer treated with niraparib versus placebo (ENGOT-OV16/NOVA): results from a double-blind, phase 3, randomised controlled trial.
Lancet Oncol. 2018 Jul 16;:
Malignant Bowel Obstruction in Advanced Gynecologic Cancers: An Updated Review from a Multidisciplinary Perspective.
Obstet Gynecol Int. 2018;2018:1867238
Future Oncol. 2018 Jun 01;:
Analysis of intragenic USH2A copy number variation unveils broad spectrum of unique and recurrent variants.
Eur J Med Genet. 2018 Apr 12;:
Drug Des Devel Ther. 2018;12:605-617
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