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Kedar Kirtane, MD


Specialty: Medical Oncology
Program: Head and Neck Oncology

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Overview

Cancer Types Treated: Thyroid Cancer , Head and Neck Cancer

Dr. Kirtane is an  Assistant Member at Moffitt Cancer Center in the Department of Head and Neck-Endocrine Oncology. Dr. Kirtane received his MD degree from The University of Florida College of Medicine. He completed an Internal Medicine Residency at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Kirtane completed a Hematology/Oncology Fellowship at the University of Washington and a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Oncology at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. His clinical focus is patients with head and neck-endocrine cancers. He is interested in working with the Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior and the Department of Cancer Epidemiology to help increase access to cancer care for racial/ethnic minorities with cancer. Dr. Kirtane's research interests include the development of innovative cellular therapies for HPV-related malignancies.

Education & Training

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine

Fellowship:

  • University of Washington - Hematology/Oncology
  • Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center - Oncology

Residency:

  • Duke University - Internal Medicine

Medical School:

  • University of Florida - MD
Participating Trials

CLINICAL TRIAL 19962
A Phase 1 Study Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of HPV16 E7 T Cell Receptor Engineered T Cells (KITE-439) in HLA-A*02:01+Subjects with Relapsed/Refractory HPV16+ Cancers
Condition: Head & Neck
Intervention: KITE-439; cyclophosphamide; cytoxan (cyclophosphamide); fludarabine (Fludarabine phosphate)
Open

CLINICAL TRIAL 17716
A Biomarker-related Approach to Screening for HPV-related Oropharyngeal Cancer
Condition: Head & Neck
Intervention:
Open

CLINICAL TRIAL 18503
STARTRK-2: An Open-Label, Multicenter, Global Phase 2 Basket Study of Entrectinib for the Treatment of Patients with Locally Advanced or Metastatic Solid Tumors that Harbor NTRK1/2/3, ROS1, or ALK Gene Rearrangements
Condition: Thoracic
Intervention: Entrectinib
Open

CLINICAL TRIAL 19178
A Phase I/II Study of Concurrent Cetuximab and Nivolumab in Patients with Recurrent and/or Metastatic Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Condition: Head & Neck
Intervention: BMS-936558 (Nivolumab); Cetuximab; Erbitux (Cetuximab); Nivolumab
Open

CLINICAL TRIAL 19442
Adaptive Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor Therapy In Patients With Advanced Progressive Thyroid Cancer
Condition: Head & Neck
Intervention: BAY 43-9006 (Sorafenib); Cabozantinib (XL 184); E7080 (Lenvatinib); Lenvatinib (Lenvima); Sorafenib; Vandetanib
Open

CLINICAL TRIAL 19462
An Open-Label, First-in-Human, Dose-Escalation Study to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, and Maximum Tolerated Dose and / or Recommended Phase II Dose of the ATR Inhibitor BAY 1895344 in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors and Lymphomas
Condition: Multiple
Intervention: Bay 1895344
Open

CLINICAL TRIAL 19814
A Phase 2, Open-Label, Single-Arm, Multi-Center Study of Al101 (BMS-906024) in Patients with Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma (ACC) Bearing Activating Notch Mutations
Condition: Head & Neck
Intervention: AL101; BMS-906024 (AL101)
Open

CLINICAL TRIAL 19703
A Phase 1, Open-Label, Dose Finding Study of ASN007 in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors
Condition: Multiple
Intervention: ASN007
Open

CLINICAL TRIAL 18906
A Phase 1 Dose Escalation and Cohort Expansion Study of TSR-022, an anti-TIM-3 Monoclonal Antibody, in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors
Condition: Multiple
Intervention: BMS-936558 (Nivolumab); Nivolumab; TSR-022; TSR-033; TSR-042
Open

CLINICAL TRIAL 18826
A Phase 1 Study of ALKS 4230 Administered Intravenously as Monotherapy and in Combination with Pembrolizumab in Subjects with Advanced Solid Tumors
Condition: Genitourinary
Intervention: ALKS 4230; Pembrolizumab (Keytruda)
Open

CLINICAL TRIAL 19473
Randomized Phase II/III Trial of Radiotherapy with Concurrent MEDI4736 (Durvalumab) vs. Radiotherapy with Concurrent Cetuximab in Patients with Stage III-IVB Head and Neck Cancer with a Contraindication to Cisplatin
Condition: Head & Neck
Intervention: AMP-514 (Durvalumab); Cetuximab; Durvalumab; Erbitux (Cetuximab); MEDI4736 (Durvalumab)
Open

If you believe you are eligible for one of these trials or studies, please call
813-745-6100 or toll-free 1-800-679-0775.

Publications

  • Loggers ET, Kirtane K, Palacios R, Lewis F. Leaving footprints, not scars: a qualitative pilot study of Hispanic mothers' willingness to communicate with dependent children about an advanced cancer diagnosis. Support Care Cancer. 2019 Apr;27(4):1573-1578. Pubmedid: 30719659.
  • Kirtane K, Downey L, Lee SJ, Curtis JR, Engelberg RA. Intensity of End-of-Life Care for Patients with Hematologic Malignancies and the Role of Race/Ethnicity. J Palliat Med. 2018 Oct;21(10):1466-1471. Pubmedid: 29975599. Pmcid: PMC6201780.
  • Buckley SA, Kirtane K, Walter RB, Lee SJ, Lyman GH. Patient-reported outcomes in acute myeloid leukemia: Where are we now?. Blood Rev. 2018 Jan;32(1):81-87. Pubmedid: 28888621.
  • Kirtane K, Rodriguez CP. Postoperative Combined Modality Treatment in High Risk Resected Locally Advanced Squamous Cell Carcinomas of the Head and Neck (HNSCC). Front Oncol. 2018 Dec;8:588. Pubmedid: 30564559. Pmcid: PMC6288294.
  • Kirtane K, Lee SJ. Racial and ethnic disparities in hematologic malignancies. Blood. 2017 Oct;130(15):1699-1705. Pubmedid: 28724539. Pmcid: PMC5639484.