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Andreas Saltos, MD

Specialty: Hematology/Oncology
Program: Thoracic Oncology

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Locations: Moffitt Cancer Center
Overview

Cancer Focus: Lung Cancer , Mesothelioma , Pancoast Tumor

Dr. Andreas Saltos earned his MD from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore before moving to Tampa, where he completed a Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine and Moffitt Cancer Center. Dr. Saltos specializes in the treatment of thoracic malignancies, including all forms and stages of lung cancer.  In his clinical practice he strives to match patients with the optimal treatments that are tailored to their specific cancer and individual needs.  The ability to work with an incredible cancer team and apply the latest advances to treat patients in the clinic is what makes him excited to work at Moffitt. He also dedicates a significant portion of his effort to research.  His focus is in clinical research aiming to find better treatments for lung cancers, including using new strategies for targeted therapy and immunotherapy.  He is currently leading and developing clinical trials investigating novel drugs or treatment combinations which either target the specific genetic features of lung cancers or recruit the immune system to combat cancer.  One of Dr. Saltos’ favorite speeches is by Jim Valvano at the 1993 ESPY awards, which he delivered during his battle with cancer.  He provides an insightful perspective on life and brings attention to the mission of cancer research; he closes with “Cancer can take away all my physical abilities. It cannot touch my mind, it cannot touch my heart and it cannot touch my soul. And those three things are going to carry on forever.”

Education & Training

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine

Fellowship:

  • University of South Florida Moffitt Cancer Center - Hematology and Medical Oncology

Residency:

  • University of Maryland Medical Center -

Medical School:

  • University of Maryland Medical CenterMD
Participating Trials

CLINICAL TRIAL 19743
A Phase 2, Multicenter, Open-Label, 2-Cohort Study Of Trastuzumab Deruxtecan (DS-8201a), An Anti-HER2 Antibody Drug Conjugate (ADC), For HER2-Over-Expressing Or -Mutated, Unresectable And/Or Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)
Condition: Thoracic
Intervention: Trastuzumab Deruxtecan ()
Open

CLINICAL TRIAL 19948
A Phase 2 Study of Atezolizumab and Cobimetinib in PD-1/PD-L1 Inhibitor Resistant or Refractory Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Condition: Thoracic
Intervention: Atezolizumab (Tecentriq); Cobimetinib ()
Open

CLINICAL TRIAL 19656
Phase I Study of Ceritinib Plus Docetaxel in ALK-Negative, EGFR WT Advanced NSCLC
Condition: Thoracic
Intervention: Ceritinib (Zykadia); Taxotere (docetaxel); docetaxel ()
Open

CLINICAL TRIAL 20178
An Open-Label Randomized Phase II Study of Combining Osimertinib with and without Ramucirumab in TKI-naïve EGFR-mutant Locally Advanced or Metastatic NSCLC
Condition: Thoracic
Intervention: AZD9291 (Osimertinib); IMC-1121B (Ramucirumab); Osimertinib (); Ramucirumab ()
Open

CLINICAL TRIAL 20474
A Phase 1b, First-in-Human, Dose Escalation and Expansion Study of XMT-1536 In Patients with Solid Tumors Likely to Express NaPi2b
Condition: Thoracic
Intervention: XMT-1536 ()
Open

CLINICAL TRIAL 20475
First-in-Human, Open-Label, Dose-Escalation Trial with Expansion Cohorts to Evaluate Safety of Axl-Specific Antibody-Drug Conjugate (Enapotamab Vedotin, HuMax®-AXL-ADC) in Patients with Solid Tumors
Condition: Thoracic
Intervention: Enapotamab Vedotin ()
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

  • Puri S, Saltos A, Perez B, Le X, Gray JE. Locally Advanced, Unresectable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Curr Oncol Rep. 2020 Mar.22(4):31. Pubmedid: 32140986.
  • Saltos A, Antonia S. Breaking the Impasse: Advances in Treatment of Small Cell Lung Cancer. Clin Chest Med. 2020 Jun.41(2):269-280. Pubmedid: 32402362.
  • Saltos A, Shafique M, Chiappori A. Update on the Biology, Management, and Treatment of Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC). Front Oncol. 2020 Jul.10:1074. Pubmedid: 32766139. Pmcid: PMC7378389.
  • Gray JE, Saltos AN, Tanvetyanon T, Haura EB, Creelan BC, Antonia SJ, Shafique M, Zheng H, Dai W, Saller JJ, Chen Z, Tchekmedyian N, Goas K, Thapa R, Boyle TA, Chen DT, Beg AA. Phase I/Ib Study of Pembrolizumab Plus Vorinostat in Advanced/Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2019 Nov.25(22):6623-6632. Pubmedid: 31409616. Pmcid: PMC7234799.
  • Saltos A, Khalil F, Smith M, Li J, Schell M, Antonia SJ, Gray JE. Clinical associations of mucin 1 in human lung cancer and precancerous lesions. Oncotarget. 2018 Nov.9(86):35666-35675. Pubmedid: 30479696. Pmcid: PMC6235019.
  • Dagogo-Jack I, Saltos A, Shaw AT, Gray JE. Pathology Issues in Thoracic Oncology: Histologic Characterization and Tissue/Plasma Genotyping May Resolve Diagnostic Dilemmas. Am Soc Clin Oncol Educ Book. 2017 Nov;37:619-629. Pubmedid: 28561671.
  • Pan J, Saltos A, Smith D, Johnson A, Vossoughi J. Comparison of Respiratory Resistance Measurements Made with an Airflow Perturbation Device with Those from Impulse Oscillometry. J Med Eng. 2016 Mar;2013:165782. Pubmedid: 27006908. Pmcid: PMC4782682.
  • Simard JM, Koltz MT, Polifka AJ, Saltos A, Slawson RG, Kwok Y, Aldrich EF. Spetzler-Martin grade III arteriovenous malformations. Author reply. J Neurosurg. 2013 Sep;119(3):821-822. Pubmedid: 24137780.
  • Koltz MT, Polifka AJ, Saltos A, Slawson RG, Kwok Y, Aldrich EF, Simard JM. Long-term outcome of Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery for arteriovenous malformations graded by the Spetzler-Martin classification. J Neurosurg. 2013 Jan;118(1):74-83. Pubmedid: 23082882.
  • Smith DC, Schreiber KM, Saltos A, Lichenstein SB, Lichenstein R. Ambulatory cell phone injuries in the United States: an emerging national concern. J Safety Res. 2013 Dec;47:19-23. Pubmedid: 24237866.

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