Ellis Levine

Medical Oncology
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Cancers Treated:

Specializing In:

Bladder Cancer Breast Cancer Prostate Cancer Testicular Cancer

Special Interests:

Novel therapies for breast and urothelial cancer

About Ellis Levine


Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

  • Professor of Oncology
  • Chief, Breast Medicine
  • Hematology/Medical Oncology Fellowship Director
  • Department of Medicine

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Director, Hematology/Medical Oncology Fellowship Program


Education and Training:

  • MD - University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA


  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine

Honors & Awards:

  • 2005-2018 - America’s Top Doctors
  • 2018 - Susan G. Komen Hope Award for Upstate New York

Clinical Trials

Featured on Cancer Talk


Full Publications list on PubMed

Eastham JA, Heller G, Hillman DW, Hahn OM, Parsons JK, Mohler JL, Small EJ, Morris M. Baseline Testosterone Levels in Men with Clinically Localized High-Risk Prostate Cancer Treated with Radical Prostatectomy with or without Neoadjuvant Chemohormonal Therapy (Alliance). J Urol. 2021 Aug;206(2):319-324. doi: 10.1097/JU.0000000000001716. Epub 2021 Mar 29. PubMed PMID: 33780276; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8273099.

Skolnik J, Hall D, Barkauskas DA, Moorthy G, Larson TR, Fox E, Weigel BJ, Berg SL, Reid JM. Toxicity and pharmacokinetics of actinomycin-D and vincristine in children and adolescents: Children's Oncology Group Study ADVL06B1. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2021 Aug;88(2):359-365. doi: 10.1007/s00280-021-04295-1. Epub 2021 May 22. PubMed PMID: 34023919; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8653953.

Connolly RM, Zhao F, Miller KD, Lee MJ, Piekarz RL, Smith KL, Brown-Glaberman UA, Winn JS, Faller BA, Onitilo AA, Burkard ME, Budd GT, Levine EG, Royce ME, Kaufman PA, Thomas A, Trepel JB, Wolff AC, Sparano JA. E2112: Randomized Phase III Trial of Endocrine Therapy Plus Entinostat or Placebo in Hormone Receptor-Positive Advanced Breast Cancer. A Trial of the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group. J Clin Oncol. 2021 Oct 1;39(28):3171-3181. doi: 10.1200/JCO.21.00944. Epub 2021 Aug 6. PubMed PMID: 34357781; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8478386.

Wieduwilt MJ, Yin J, Wetzler M, Uy GL, Powell BL, Kolitz JE, Liedtke M, Stock W, Beumer JH, Mattison RJ, Storrick E, Christner SM, Lewis LD, Devine S, Stone RM, Larson RA. Dasatinib and dexamethasone followed by hematopoietic cell transplantation for adults with Ph-positive ALL. Blood Adv. 2021 Nov 23;5(22):4691-4700. doi: 10.1182/bloodadvances.2021004813. PubMed PMID: 34492682.

Voorhees PM, Suman VJ, Tuchman SA, Laubach JP, Hassoun H, Efebera YA, Mulkey F, Bova-Solem M, Santo K, Carlisle D, McCarthy PL, Richardson PG. A phase I/II study of ixazomib, pomalidomide, and dexamethasone for lenalidomide and proteasome inhibitor refractory multiple myeloma (Alliance A061202). Am J Hematol. 2021 Dec 1;96(12):1595-1603. doi: 10.1002/ajh.26361. Epub 2021 Oct 6. PubMed PMID: 34559902; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8713771.