Douglas Levine, MD

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center PRGsDr. Levine is an Associate Attending Surgeon at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. Dr. Levine earned his medical doctorate in 1995 at Mount Sinai Medical Center, where he also completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology. He went on to a clinical fellowship in gynecologic oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering and then spent 2 years as a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory, also at Memorial. In addition to a clinical practice, Dr. Levine is the current Head of the Gynecology Research Laboratory, where he studies the genomic science of ovarian and endometrial carcinoma.

Dr. Levine serves as co-chair of the Ovarian and Endometrial Disease Working Groups for the NIH-sponsored Cancer Genome Atlas project (TCGA). In addition to these responsibilities, Dr. Levine is a member of the editorial board of Gynecologic Oncology and a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund. He has authored or co-authored more than 85 peer-reviewed articles and two textbooks. Dr. Levine receives funding from the National Cancer Institute, the Department of Defense, Stand Up 2 Cancer, and the STARR Cancer Consortium.

Spotlight

Visit the Sisterhood of Survivorship page to read “Dena’s Story” — by a vulvar cancer survivor who has shared her story and wise words, and channeled her energy into her National Race to End Women’s Cancer team.

Awareness

Vaccine efficacy against vulvar infection with HPV 16/18 was comparable to the efficacy found against cervical infection 4 years after vaccination, according to researchers with the National Cancer Institute.

Research

The Foundation has published its 2014-2015 Research Grants and Awards Booklet with Applications. Please consider applying to become part of an elite group of physician-scientists committed to the well-being of women at risk for/affected by gyn malignancies.

Education

The next Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, July 26, 2014 in Boston. For more information on courses, click here.