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Dr James J. Lee (Advisory Editor 2015-2016)
Division of Medical Oncology and Hematology, UPMC Cancer Centre, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
James J. Lee, MD, PhD, is a medical oncologist at UPMC CancerCenter. He specializes in phase I clinical trials of new cancer drugs and the treatment of gastrointestinal (GI) cancers, especially colon cancer, rectal cancer, and liver cancer. His research has been focused on the development of new cancer drugs including cytotoxic chemotherapeutic agents, biologics, and natural herbal agents. He also has a strong interest in the basic and clinical research of colorectal cancer.
Dr. Lee is board-certified in medical oncology and internal medicine. He received a medical degree from Seoul National University and a doctorate in immunology from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Lee completed an internal medicine residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York and a medical oncology fellowship at the National Cancer Institute (NCI)/National Institute of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland. Prior to joining UPMC CancerCenter, he had been a faculty member of Yale University School of Medicine and Yale Cancer Center/Yale New Haven Hospital, focusing on GI Cancers and Phase I clinical trials.
Dr. Lee is a member of professional organizations, including American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Association for Cancer Research.
Articles commented by Dr. James Lee
Extra-gain of HER2-positive cases through HER2 reassessment in primary and metastatic sites in advanced gastric cancer with initially HER2-negative primary tumours: Results of GASTric cancer HER2 reassessment study 1 (GASTHER1)
Sook Ryun Park, Young Soo Park, Min-Hee Ryu, Baek-Yeol Ryoo, Chang Gok Woo, Hwoon-Yong Jung, Jeong Hoon Lee, Gin Hyug Lee, Yoon-Koo Kang
European Journal of Cancer, January 2016, Pages 42 - 50
Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Phase III Trial of Apatinib in Patients With Chemotherapy-Refractory Advanced or Metastatic Adenocarcinoma of the Stomach or Gastroesophageal Junction
Li J, Qin S, Xu J, Xiong J, Wu C, Bai Y, et al.J Clin Oncol. 2016 Feb 16. [Epub ahead of print]