About Philip Amrein, MD

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Mass General Cancer Center: Hematology/Oncology BMT Program
100 Blossom Street
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-724-3456
Phone: 617-726-8748
Fax: 617-724-2525

Medical Education

  • MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Yale Waterbury Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine

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  • Select Publications:

    • Schiffer CA,...Amrein PC,..."A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of pegylated recombinant MGDF as an adjunct to induction and consolidation therapy to patients with acute myeloid leukemia". Blood 2000;95:2530-2535.
    •  Moore JO,...Amrein PC,...."Sequential multiagent chemotherapy is not superior to high-dose cytarabine alone as postremission intensification therapy for acute myeloid leukemia in adults under 60 years of age: CALGB study 9222". Blood 2005;105:3420-3427.
    • Attar EC,...Amrein PC. "Phase I and pharmacokinetic  study of bortezomib in combination with idarubicin and cytarabine in patients with AML".  Clinical Cancer Research 2008;14:1446-1454.
    • DeAngelo D,...Amrein PC,..."A multicenter phase II study using a dose intensified pediatric regimen in adults with untreated acute lymphocytic leukemia". Blood (ASH abstract #580) 2007.
    • Amrein PC, et al. "Dasatinib has activity in relapsed/refractory CLL/SLL". Blood (ASH abstract #3162) 2008.

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