Mark Moasser, MD

Breast oncologist

Dr. Mark Moasser is a medical oncologist specializing in breast cancer treatment and research. In the laboratory, he works to develop more effective therapies for the treatment of breast cancer and designs clinical trials that he brings to the clinic. He has published his work in numerous scientific journals and regularly presents his findings at scientific meetings.

Moasser graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine and completed his residency and fellowship training at The New York Hospital -- Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

Clinics

Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center
1600 Divisadero St., Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 353-7070
Nurse Advice Line : (415) 353-9752
Surgery Fax: (415) 353-7050
Oncology Fax: (415) 353-7692

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

Conditions & Treatments

Academic Title

Professor

More about Mark Moasser

Education

Tufts University School of Medicine 1988

Residencies

New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center, Internal Medicine 1991

Fellowships

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Medical Oncology 1995
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Breast Cancer 1996

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Pollan SG, Huang F, Sperger JM, Lang JM, Morrissey C, Cress AE, Chu CY, Bhowmick NA, You S, Freeman MR, Spassov DS, Moasser MM, Carter WG, Satapathy SR, Shah K, Knudsen BS. Regulation of inside-out 1-integrin activation by CDCP1. Oncogene. 2018 Mar 07.
  2. Ruiz-Saenz A, Moasser MM. Targeting HER2 by Combination Therapies. J Clin Oncol. 2018 Mar 10; 36(8):808-811.
  3. Dhawan MS, Bartelink IH, Aggarwal RR, Leng J, Zhang JZ, Pawlowska N, Terranova-Barberio M, Grabowsky JA, Gewitz A, Chien AJ, Moasser M, Kelley RK, Maktabi T, Thomas S, Munster PN. Differential Toxicity in Patients with and without DNA Repair Mutations: Phase I Study of Carboplatin and Talazoparib in Advanced Solid Tumors. Clin Cancer Res. 2017 Nov 01; 23(21):6400-6410.
  4. Enyindah-Asonye G, Li Y, Ruth JH, Spassov DS, Hebron KE, Zijlstra A, Moasser MM, Wang B, Singer NG, Cui H, Ohara RA, Rasmussen SM, Fox DA, Lin F. CD318 is a ligand for CD6. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Aug 15; 114(33):E6912-E6921.
  5. Chien AJ, Cockerill A, Fancourt C, Schmidt E, Moasser MM, Rugo HS, Melisko ME, Ko AH, Kelley RK, Korn WM, Esserman LJ, van't Veer L, Yau C, Wolf DM, Munster PN. A phase 1b study of the Akt-inhibitor MK-2206 in combination with weekly paclitaxel and trastuzumab in patients with advanced HER2-amplified solid tumor malignancies. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2016 Feb; 155(3):521-30.
  6. Campbell MR, Zhang H, Ziaee S, Ruiz-Saenz A, Gulizia N, Oeffinger J, Amin DN, Ahuja D, Moasser MM, Park CC. Effective treatment of HER2-amplified breast cancer by targeting HER3 and 1 integrin. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2016 Feb; 155(3):431-40.
  7. Amin DN, Ruiz-Saenz A, Gulizia N, Moasser MM. Chemical probing of HER2-amplified cancer cells identifies TORC2 as a particularly effective secondary target for combination with lapatinib. Oncotarget. 2015 Dec 01; 6(38):41123-33.
  8. Moasser MM, Krop IE. The Evolving Landscape of HER2 Targeting in Breast Cancer. JAMA Oncol. 2015 Nov; 1(8):1154-61.
  9. Amin DN, Ahuja D, Yaswen P, Moasser MM. A TORC2-Akt Feed-Forward Topology Underlies HER3 Resiliency in HER2-Amplified Cancers. Mol Cancer Ther. 2015 Dec; 14(12):2805-17.
  10. Chang YH, Korkola J, Amin DN, Moasser MM, Carmena JM, Gray JW, Tomlin CJ. Disentangling multidimensional spatio-temporal data into their common and aberrant responses. PLoS One. 2015; 10(4):e0121607.
  11. Ruiz-Saenz A, Sandhu M, Carrasco Y, Maglathlin RL, Taunton J, Moasser MM. Targeting HER3 by interfering with its Sec61-mediated cotranslational insertion into the endoplasmic reticulum. Oncogene. 2015 Oct 08; 34(41):5288-94.
  12. Campbell MR, Moasser MM. HER Targeting in HER2-Negative Breast Cancers: Looking for the HER3 Positive. Clin Cancer Res. 2015 Jul 01; 21(13):2886-8.
  13. Masters GA, Krilov L, Bailey HH, Brose MS, Burstein H, Diller LR, Dizon DS, Fine HA, Kalemkerian GP, Moasser M, Neuss MN, O'Day SJ, Odenike O, Ryan CJ, Schilsky RL, Schwartz GK, Venook AP, Wong SL, Patel JD. Clinical cancer advances 2015: Annual report on progress against cancer from the American Society of Clinical Oncology. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Mar 01; 33(7):786-809.
  14. Hiatt RA, Porco TC, Liu F, Balke K, Balmain A, Barlow J, Braithwaite D, Diez-Roux AV, Kushi LH, Moasser MM, Werb Z, Windham GC, Rehkopf DH. A multilevel model of postmenopausal breast cancer incidence. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 Oct; 23(10):2078-92.
  15. Moasser MM. Two dimensions in targeting HER2. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Jul 01; 32(19):2074-7.
  16. 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.
  17. Littlefield P, Moasser MM, Jura N. RETRACTED: An ATP-competitive inhibitor modulates the allosteric function of the HER3 pseudokinase. Chem Biol. 2014 04 24; 21(4):453-458.
  18. Spassov DS, Wong CH, Wong SY, Reiter JF, Moasser MM. Trask loss enhances tumorigenic growth by liberating integrin signaling and growth factor receptor cross-talk in unanchored cells. Cancer Res. 2013 Feb 01; 73(3):1168-79.
  19. Amin DN, Sergina N, Lim L, Goga A, Moasser MM. HER3 signalling is regulated through a multitude of redundant mechanisms in HER2-driven tumour cells. Biochem J. 2012 Nov 01; 447(3):417-25.
  20. Spassov DS, Wong CH, Harris G, McDonough S, Phojanakong P, Wang D, Hann B, Bazarov AV, Yaswen P, Khanafshar E, Moasser MM. A tumor-suppressing function in the epithelial adhesion protein Trask. Oncogene. 2012 Jan 26; 31(4):419-31.

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