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

This special section in Self Magazine features a GYN surgeon and 34-year-old (at the time of diagnosis) patient.

Awareness

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Research

The Foundation’s research award winners will be notified in January. Thank you to all who sent in their applications.

Education

The next Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course will be February 7-8 in Anchorage, Alaska. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.