Priya U Kumthekar

  • 412 Citations

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Research Interests

My interests include treating primary brain tumors such as gliomas and meningiomas. I also have a specific interest in metastatic disease to the brain from systemic cancers such as melanoma, lung and breast cancer and lead multiple trials in both primary brain tumors and metastatic disease. I am interested in providing novel care to my patients while maintaining quality of life.

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Training Experience

2008Internship, Evanston Hospital
2011Residency, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center
2012Fellowship, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Northeastern Ohio University

… → 2007

Research interests

  • Brain Cancer / Nervous System Cancer
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Neurology

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Research Output

Bevacizumab for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer patients with synchronous brain metastases

Ascha, M. S., Wang, J. F., Kumthekar, P., Sloan, A. E., Kruchko, C. & Barnholtz-Sloan, J. S., Dec 1 2019, In : Scientific reports. 9, 1, 17792.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • Comparison of biomarker assays for EGFR: Implications for precision medicine in patients with glioblastoma

    Lassman, A. B., Roberts-Rapp, L., Sokolova, I., Song, M., Pestova, E., Kular, R., Mullen, C., Zha, Z., Lu, X., Gomez, E., Bhathena, A., Maag, D., Kumthekar, P., Gan, H. K., Scott, A. M., Guseva, M., Holen, K. D., Ansell, P. J. & van den Bent, M. J., Jun 1 2019, In : Clinical Cancer Research. 25, 11, p. 3259-3265 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 4 Scopus citations

    ENvironmental dynamics underlying responsive extreme survivors (ENDURES) of glioblastoma: A multidisciplinary team-based, multifactorial analytical approach

    Johnston, S. K., Whitmire, P., Massey, S. C., Kumthekar, P., Porter, A. B., Raghunand, N., Gonzalez-Cuyar, L. F., Mrugala, M. M., Hawkins-Daarud, A., Jackson, P. R., Hu, L. S., Sarkaria, J. N., Wang, L., Gatenby, R. A., Egan, K. M., Canoll, P. & Swanson, K. R., Aug 1 2019, In : American Journal of Clinical Oncology: Cancer Clinical Trials. 42, 8, p. 655-661 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Lifetime occurrence of brain metastases arising from lung, breast, and skin cancers in the elderly: A SEER-Medicare study

    Ascha, M. S., Ostrom, Q. T., Wright, J., Kumthekar, P. U., Bordeaux, J. S., Sloan, A. E., Schumacher, F. R., Kruchko, C. & Barnholtz-Sloan, J. S., May 1 2019, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 28, 5, p. 917-925 9 p.

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  • 1 Scopus citations