Rahul Aggarwal

MD

Developmental therapeutics specialist
Genitourinary oncologist
Cancer researcher and sports enthusiast

Dr. Rahul Aggarwal is a specialist in cancers of the genital and urinary organs. He cares for patients at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. He also serves as director of the UCSF STAND (Supportive Therapy in Androgen Deprivation) Clinic, which provides comprehensive care to men who are receiving androgen deprivation therapy, hormone therapy for prostate cancer.

As a member of the Developmental Therapeutics Genitourinary Cancer Program, Aggarwal enrolls patients with advanced solid tumor malignancies into early-phase clinical trials of novel targeted treatments. His research focuses on developing hormonal treatment strategies that reduce the toxicity of androgen deprivation therapy for men with advanced prostate cancer. He is also interested in developing new molecular imaging techniques that will help predict how advanced solid tumors will respond to treatment.

Aggarwal earned his medical degree from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. At UCSF, he completed an internship and residency in internal medicine, followed by a clinical fellowship in hematology and oncology.

Aggarwal has also been a research fellow in developmental therapeutics at Genentech. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and recipient of the ASCO/Conquer Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Award.

  • Education

    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2006

  • Residencies

    UCSF Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 2009

  • Fellowships

    UCSF Medical Center, Hematology/Oncology, 2013

  • Board Certifications

    Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Hematology, American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Academic Title

    Associate Professor

It's an honor to help take care of people with cancer, and I strive each and every day to improve outcomes for our patients.

Where I see patients (3)

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    Decorative Caduceus

    ZEN-3694, Enzalutamide, and Pembrolizumab for the Treatment of Metastatic Castration-Resistant ...

    Defined as either objective response per Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST) 1.1 criteria (complete response (CR), partial response (PR)) or confirmed >= 50% decline from serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA) at ...

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    PROMOTE: Identifying Predictive Markers of Response for Genitourinary Cancer

    Using PARADIGM and DiPSC tools, we will discover the expression and clinical factors that are predictive and correlate with treatment benefit within each treatment cohort.

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    68Ga-PSMA-11 PET for the Diagnosis of Metastatic Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer

    The study cohort will be divided into subgroups based on whether or not patient experienced a >= 50% decline from baseline in serum PSA (PSA50 responder) or not (PSA50 non-responder). The mean percent change from baseline in SUVma...

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    Apalutamide With or Without Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy in Treating Participants With C...

    The primary endpoint for the study is the proportion of patients with undetectable serum PSA (< 0.2 ng/mL) at 6 months following completion of apalutamide therapy (18 months from date of randomization). Patients who discontinue ap...

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    A Study of Copanlisib Combined With Rucaparib in Patients With Metastatic Castration-resistant ...

    To evaluate the maximum tolerated dose of copanlisib with rucaparib in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    Phase II Trial of AZD6738 Alone and in Combination With Olaparib

    ORR will be measured using the Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST) version 1.1 and Will be based on one-sided exact binomial test comparison of the observed ORR in evaluable patients to the null-hypothesized valu...

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    A Phase 1b Dose Escalation/Expansion Study of Abexinostat in Combination With Pembrolizumab in ...

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    A Study of Androgen Annihilation in High-Risk Biochemically Relapsed Prostate Cancer

    Progression free survival

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    APL-101 Study of Subjects With NSCLC With c-Met EXON 14 Skip Mutations and c-Met Dysregulation ...

    Adverse events, serious adverse events, and dose limiting toxicities

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    Hyperpolarized Pyruvate (13C) MR Imaging in Monitoring Patients With Prostate Cancer on Active ...

    Assessed by multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging (mpMRI) characteristics.

    Recruiting

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