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Shreyaskumar R. Patel

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Professor, Department of Sarcoma Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston
Deputy Department Chair, Department of Sarcoma Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1981 Baroda Medical College, Baroda, India, MD, Medicine
1977 M.S. University, Baroda, India, BS, Pre-Medical
1976 S. P. University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, India, BA, Preparatory Science

Postgraduate Training

6/1990-7/1990 Fellowship: Medical Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
1987-1990 Clinical Residency, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI


Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Center Medical Director, Department of Sarcoma Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2006-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Dematteo RP, Ballman KV, Antonescu CR, Maki RG, Pisters PW, Demetri GD, Blackstein ME, Blanke CD, von Mehren M, Brennan MF, Patel S, McCarter MD, Polikoff JA, Tan BR, Owzar K, American College of Surgeons Oncology Group (ACOSOG) Intergroup Adjuvant GIST Study Team. Adjuvant imatinib mesylate after resection of localised, primary gastrointestinal stromal tumour: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Lancet 373(9669):1097-104, 3/28/2009. e-Pub 3/18/2009. PMCID: PMC2915459.
2. Patel S, Zalcberg JR. Optimizing the dose of imatinib for treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumours: lessons from the phase 3 trials. Eur J Cancer 44(4):501-9, 3/2008. e-Pub 1/29/2008. PMID: 18234488.
3. Maki RG, Wathen JK, Patel SR, Priebat DA, Okuno SH, Samuels B, Fanucchi M, Harmon DC, Schuetze SM, Reinke D, Thall PF, Benjamin RS, Baker LH, Hensley ML. Randomized phase II study of gemcitabine and docetaxel compared with gemcitabine alone in patients with metastatic soft tissue sarcomas: results of sarcoma alliance for research through collaboration study 002 [corrected]. J Clin Oncol 25(19):2755-63, 7/1/2007. PMID: 17602081.
4. Patel SR, Papadopolous N, Raymond AK, Donato M, Seong CM, Yasko AW, Lewis VO, Lin PP, Champlin R, Benjamin RS. A phase II study of cisplatin, doxorubicin, and ifosfamide with peripheral blood stem cell support in patients with skeletal osteosarcoma and variant bone tumors with a poor prognosis. Cancer 101(1):156-63, 7/2004. PMID: 15222001.
5. Trent JC, Beach J, Burgess MA, Papadopolous N, Chen LL, Benjamin RS, Patel SR. A two-arm phase II study of temozolomide in patients with advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumors and other soft tissue sarcomas. Cancer 98(12):2693-9, 12/2003. PMID: 14669291.
6. Vadhan-Raj S, Patel SR, Bueso-Ramos C, Folloder J, Papadopolous N, Burgess A, Broemeling LD, Broxmeyer HE, Benjamin RS. Importance of predosing of recombinant human thrombopoietin to reduce chemotherapy-induced early thrombocytopenia. J Clin Oncol 21(16):3158-67, 8/2003. PMID: 12915607.
7. Pisters PW, Ballo MT, Fenstermacher MJ, Feig BW, Hunt KK, Raymond KA, Burgess MA, Zagars GK, Pollock RE, Benjamin RS, Patel SR. Phase I trial of preoperative concurrent doxorubicin and radiation therapy, surgical resection, and intraoperative electron-beam radiation therapy for patients with localized retroperitoneal sarcoma. J Clin Oncol 21(16):3092-7, 8/2003. PMID: 12915599.
8. Ahmad SA, Patel SR, Ballo MT, Baker TP, Yasko AW, Wang X, Feig BW, Hunt KK, Lin PP, Weber KL, Chen LL, Zagars GK, Pollock RE, Benjamin RS, Pisters PW. Extraosseous osteosarcoma: response to treatment and long-term outcome. J Clin Oncol 20(2):521-7, 1/2002. PMID: 11786582.
9. Patel SR, Gandhi V, Jenkins J, Papadopolous N, Burgess MA, Plager C, Plunkett W, Benjamin RS. Phase II clinical investigation of gemcitabine in advanced soft tissue sarcomas and window evaluation of dose rate on gemcitabine triphosphate accumulation. J Clin Oncol 19(15):3483-9, 8/2001. PMID: 11481354.
10. Patel SR, Vadhan-Raj S, Burgess MA, Plager C, Papadopolous N, Jenkins J, Benjamin RS. Results of two consecutive trials of dose-intensive chemotherapy with doxorubicin and ifosfamide in patients with sarcomas. Am J Clin Oncol 21(3):317-21, 6/1998. PMID: 9626808.
11. Patel SR, Vadhan-Raj S, Papadopolous N, Plager C, Burgess MA, Hays C, Benjamin RS. High-dose ifosfamide in bone and soft tissue sarcomas: results of phase II and pilot studies--dose-response and schedule dependence. J Clin Oncol 15(6):2378-84, 6/1997. PMID: 9196153.
12. Patel SR, Papadopoulos NE, Plager C, Linke KA, Moseley SH, Spirindonidis CH, Benjamin R. Phase II study of paclitaxel in patients with previously treated osteosarcoma and its variants. Cancer 78(4):741-4, 8/1996. PMID: 8756366.
13. Patel SR, Burgess MA, Papadopoulos NE, Linke KA, Benjamin RS. Extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma. Long-term experience with chemotherapy. Am J Clin Oncol 18(2):161-3, 4/1995. PMID: 7900708.
14. Patel SR, Burgess MA, Plager C, Papadopoulos NE, Linke KA, Benjamin RS. Myxoid liposarcoma. Experience with chemotherapy. Cancer 74(4):1265-9, 8/1994. PMID: 8055448.
15. Patel SR, Evans HL, Benjamin RS. Combination chemotherapy in adult desmoid tumors. Cancer 72(11):3244-7, 12/1993. PMID: 8242548.

Last updated: 5/17/2013