David H. Ilson MD, PhDAttending Physician and Member, Memorial Hospital; Professor of Medicine, Weill-Cornell Medical College, New York, New York
Dr. Ilson completed undergraduate training at the University of Connecticut. He entered an M.D., Ph.D. combined degree program at New York University and received a Masters and Ph.D. degree in Basic Science and M.D. Degree from NYU. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Bellevue Hospital at NYU in New York. He then moved to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and completed a fellowship in medical oncology and hematology. He joined the staff in 1992, becoming a member of the GI Oncology Service in the Department of Medicine, under the direction of Dr. David Kelsen.
Dr. Ilson is now an attending physician and member at Memorial Hospital, and is professor of medicine at Weill-Cornell Medical College. His area of research interest is upper gastrointestinal cancer with a focus on esophageal cancer. His research has focused on the study of new agents in advanced disease, and the evaluation of novel agents in combined modality therapy programs in locally advanced disease. He sits on the GI committees of CALGB and RTOG, and the Upper GI Cancer Guidelines Committee of NCCN. He is chairman on the Intergroup Esophageal and Gastric Cancer Task Force Committee.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Effect of Celecoxib Added to Standard Adjuvant Therapy on Disease-Free Survival of Stage III Colon Cancer
- Encorafenib Plus Cetuximab as a New Standard of Care for Previously Treated BRAF V600E–Mutant Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
- Duration of Adjuvant Doublet Chemotherapy in Patients With High-Risk Stage II Colorectal Cancer
- Effect of Duration of Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Patients With Stage III Colon Cancer
- Trastuzumab Deruxtecan in Previously Treated HER2-Positive Gastric Cancer
- Irinotecan Plus Cisplatin vs Irinotecan Alone in Patients With Advanced Gastric Cancer Refractory to S-1 Monotherapy
- MY APPROACH to GE Junction Cancers—An Update
- Seminal Articles-Gastric Cancer
- Seminal Articles-Esophageal and Gastroesophageal Junction Cancer