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).
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
Safety and Efficacy of Extended Bevacizumab Therapy in Elderly (≥70 Years) Versus Younger Patients Treated for Newly Diagnosed Ovarian Cancer in the International ROSiA Study.
Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2018 Feb 28;:
Anti-NaPi2b antibody-drug conjugate lifastuzumab vedotin (DNIB0600A) compared to pegylated liposomal doxorubicin in patients with platinum-resistant ovarian cancer in a randomized, open-label, phase II study.
Ann Oncol. 2018 Feb 01;:
Association of Ipilimumab With Safety and Antitumor Activity in Women With Metastatic or Recurrent Human Papillomavirus-Related Cervical Carcinoma.
JAMA Oncol. 2017 Nov 16;:
A Systematic Review of Health-Related Quality of Life Reporting in Ovarian Cancer Phase III Clinical Trials: Room to Improve.
Oncologist. 2017 Nov 08;:
Rucaparib maintenance treatment for recurrent ovarian carcinoma after response to platinum therapy (ARIEL3): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 3 trial.
Lancet. 2017 Sep 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