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    Philip W. Kantoff, MD

    Philip W. Kantoff, MD

    Top Doctor

    Chief, Division of Solid Tumor Oncology
    Director, Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology
    Chair, Executive Committee for Clinical Research
    Institute Physician

    Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


    Genitourinary Oncology

    Office phone: 617-632-1914
    Appointment phone: 877-332-4294 (new), 617-582-9725 (established)
    Fax: 617-632-2165
    Email: philip_kantoff@dfci.harvard.edu

    Preferred contact method: office phone
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    Medical Oncology

    Research Department

    Medical Oncology/Solid Tumor Oncology


    Prostate cancer, Testicular cancer

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    450 Brookline Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215


    Dr. Kantoff graduated from Brown University Medical School in 1979. After completing his internship and residency in internal medicine at New York University Hospital and Bellevue Hospital, he spent four years at the National Institutes of Health conducting research in gene therapy. He joined DFCI in 1987 and became director of the Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology in 1988. Dr. Kantoff is chief clinical research officer and chief of the Division of Solid Tumor Oncology at Dana-Farber. He is the leader of the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center Prostate Cancer Program, and director of the prostate cancer Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE). He is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.


    Board Certification
    Medical Oncology, 1989
    Internal Medicine, 1982

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Medical Oncology
    National Institutes of Health, Hematology

    New York University-Bellevue Hospital, Internal Medicine

    Medical School
    Brown University School of Medicine