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Pamela Munster, M.D.

Breast cancer specialist

Clinics

Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center
1600 Divisadero St., Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 353-7070
Surgery Fax: (415) 353-7050
Oncology Fax: (415) 353-7692

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

More about Pamela Munster

Additional Languages

French
German
Italian

Education

University of Bern 1989

Residencies

Indiana University School of Medicine, Internal Medicine 1996

Fellowships

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Hematology-Oncology 2000

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Zhang X, Munster PN. New protein kinase inhibitors in breast cancer: afatinib and neratinib. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2014 Jun; 15(9):1277-88.
  2. Chien AJ, Munster PN, Melisko ME, Rugo HS, Park JW, Goga A, Auerback G, Khanafshar E, Ordovas K, Koch KM, Moasser MM. Phase I dose-escalation study of 5-day intermittent oral lapatinib therapy in patients with human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-overexpressing breast cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2014 May 10; 32(14):1472-9.
  3. Mahadevan D, Sutton GR, Arteta-Bulos R, Bowden CJ, Miller PJ, Swart RE, Walker MS, Haluska P, Munster PN, Marshall J, Hamid O, Kurzrock R. Phase 1b study of safety, tolerability and efficacy of R1507, a monoclonal antibody to IGF-1R in combination with multiple standard oncology regimens in patients with advanced solid malignancies. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2014 Mar; 73(3):467-73.
  4. Kadoch C, Li J, Wong VS, Chen L, Cha S, Munster P, Lowell CA, Shuman MA, Rubenstein JL. Complement activation and intraventricular rituximab distribution in recurrent central nervous system lymphoma. Clin Cancer Res. 2014 Feb 15; 20(4):1029-41.
  5. Grippo JF, Zhang W, Heinzmann D, Yang KH, Wong J, Joe AK, Munster P, Sarapa N, Daud A. A phase I, randomized, open-label study of the multiple-dose pharmacokinetics of vemurafenib in patients with BRAF (V600E) mutation-positive metastatic melanoma. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2014 Jan; 73(1):103-11.
  6. Nelson SJ, Kurhanewicz J, Vigneron DB, Larson PE, Harzstark AL, Ferrone M, van Criekinge M, Chang JW, Bok R, Park I, Reed G, Carvajal L, Small EJ, Munster P, Weinberg VK, Ardenkjaer-Larsen JH, Chen AP, Hurd RE, Odegardstuen LI, Robb FJ, Tropp J, Murray JA. Metabolic imaging of patients with prostate cancer using hyperpolarized [1-C]pyruvate. Sci Transl Med. 2013 Aug 14; 5(198):198ra108.
  7. Thurn KT, Thomas S, Raha P, Qureshi I, Munster PN. Histone deacetylase regulation of ATM-mediated DNA damage signaling. Mol Cancer Ther. 2013 Oct; 12(10):2078-87.
  8. Thomas S, Thurn KT, Raha P, Chen S, Munster PN. Efficacy of histone deacetylase and estrogen receptor inhibition in breast cancer cells due to concerted down regulation of Akt. PLoS One. 2013; 8(7):e68973.
  9. Munster PN. Fertility preservation and breast cancer: A complex problem. Oncology (Williston Park). 2013 Jun; 27(6):533-9.
  10. Yardley DA, Ismail-Khan RR, Melichar B, Lichinitser M, Munster PN, Klein PM, Cruickshank S, Miller KD, Lee MJ, Trepel JB. Randomized phase II, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of exemestane with or without entinostat in postmenopausal women with locally recurrent or metastatic estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer progressing on treatment with a nonsteroidal aromatase inhibitor. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Jun 10; 31(17):2128-35.
  11. Kelley RK, Nimeiri HS, Munster PN, Vergo MT, Huang Y, Li CM, Hwang J, Mulcahy MF, Yeh BM, Kuhn P, Luttgen MS, Grabowsky JA, Stucky-Marshall L, Korn WM, Ko AH, Bergsland EK, Benson AB, Venook AP. Temsirolimus combined with sorafenib in hepatocellular carcinoma: a phase I dose-finding trial with pharmacokinetic and biomarker correlates. Ann Oncol. 2013 Jul; 24(7):1900-7.
  12. DeMichele A, Berry DA, Zujewski J, Hunsberger S, Rubinstein L, Tomaszewski JE, Kelloff G, Perlmutter J, Buxton M, Lyandres J, Albain KS, Benz C, Chien AJ, Haluska P, Leyland-Jones B, Liu MC, Munster P, Olopade O, Park JW, Parker BA, Pusztai L, Tripathy D, Rugo H, Yee D, Esserman L. Developing safety criteria for introducing new agents into neoadjuvant trials. Clin Cancer Res. 2013 Jun 1; 19(11):2817-23.
  13. Rubenstein JL, Li J, Chen L, Advani R, Drappatz J, Gerstner E, Batchelor T, Krouwer H, Hwang J, Auerback G, Kadoch C, Lowell C, Munster P, Cha S, Shuman MA, Damon LE. Multicenter phase 1 trial of intraventricular immunochemotherapy in recurrent CNS lymphoma. Blood. 2013 Jan 31; 121(5):745-51.
  14. Bock M, Moore D, Hwang J, Shumay D, Lawson L, Hamolsky D, Esserman L, Rugo H, Chien AJ, Park J, Munster P, Melisko M. The impact of an electronic health questionnaire on symptom management and behavior reporting for breast cancer survivors. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012 Aug; 134(3):1327-35.
  15. Lin NU, Winer EP, Wheatley D, Carey LA, Houston S, Mendelson D, Munster P, Frakes L, Kelly S, Garcia AA, Cleator S, Uttenreuther-Fischer M, Jones H, Wind S, Vinisko R, Hickish T. A phase II study of afatinib (BIBW 2992), an irreversible ErbB family blocker, in patients with HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer progressing after trastuzumab. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012 Jun; 133(3):1057-65.
  16. Munster PN, Moore AP, Ismail-Khan R, Cox CE, Lacevic M, Gross-King M, Xu P, Carter WB, Minton SE. Randomized trial using gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist triptorelin for the preservation of ovarian function during (neo)adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2012 Feb 10; 30(5):533-8.
  17. Algazi AP, Weber JS, Andrews SC, Urbas P, Munster PN, DeConti RC, Hwang J, Sondak VK, Messina JL, McCalmont T, Daud AI. Phase I clinical trial of the Src inhibitor dasatinib with dacarbazine in metastatic melanoma. Br J Cancer. 2012 Jan 3; 106(1):85-91.
  18. Munster PN, Daud AI. Preclinical and clinical activity of the topoisomerase I inhibitor, karenitecin, in melanoma. Expert Opin Investig Drugs. 2011 Nov; 20(11):1565-74.
  19. Raha P, Thomas S, Munster PN. Epigenetic modulation: a novel therapeutic target for overcoming hormonal therapy resistance. Epigenomics. 2011 Aug; 3(4):451-70.
  20. Campone M, Bondarenko I, Brincat S, Hotko Y, Munster PN, Chmielowska E, Fumoleau P, Ward R, Bardy-Bouxin N, Leip E, Turnbull K, Zacharchuk C, Epstein RJ. Phase II study of single-agent bosutinib, a Src/Abl tyrosine kinase inhibitor, in patients with locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer pretreated with chemotherapy. Ann Oncol. 2012 Mar; 23(3):610-7.

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