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    Andrew Ko, MD

    TitleAssociate Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentMedicine
    Address1600 Divisadero St.,MZ Bldg A
    San Francisco CA 94143
    Phone415-353-7286

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      1. Tempero MA, Malafa MP, Behrman SW, Benson AB, Casper ES, Chiorean EG, Chung V, Cohen SJ, Czito B, Engebretson A, Feng M, Hawkins WG, Herman J, Hoffman JP, Ko A, Komanduri S, Koong A, Lowy AM, Ma WW, Merchant NB, Mulvihill SJ, Muscarella P, Nakakura EK, Obando J, Pitman MB, Reddy S, Sasson AR, Thayer SP, Weekes CD, Wolff RA, Wolpin BM, Burns JL, Freedman-Cass DA. Pancreatic adenocarcinoma, version 2.2014. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2014 Aug; 12(8):1083-93.
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      2. Walker EJ, Simko JP, Ko AH. Hepatitis B viral reactivation secondary to imatinib treatment in a patient with gastrointestinal stromal tumor. Anticancer Res. 2014 Jul; 34(7):3629-34.
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      3. Fidelman N, Kerlan RK, Hawkins RA, Taylor AG, Kohi MP, Kolli KP, Bergsland EK, Kelley RK, Ko AH, Korn WM, McWhirter RM, Luan J, Venook AP. (90)Y glass microspheres for the treatment of unresectable metastatic liver disease from chemotherapy-refractory gastrointestinal cancers: a pilot study. J Gastrointest Cancer. 2014 Jun; 45(2):168-80.
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      4. Van Loon K, Espinoza AM, Fogelman DR, Wolff RA, Javle MM, Iyer RV, Picozzi VJ, Martin LK, Bekaii-Saab T, Tempero MA, Foster NR, Kim GP, Ko AH. Should Combination Chemotherapy Serve as the Backbone in Clinical Trials of Advanced Pancreatic Cancer?: A Pooled Analysis of Phase II Trials of Gemcitabine-Containing Doublets Plus Bevacizumab. Pancreas. 2014 Apr; 43(3):343-9.
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      5. Pant S, Martin LK, Geyer S, Wei L, Loon KV, Sommovilla N, Zalupski M, Iyer R, Fogelman D, Ko AH, Bekaii-Saab T. Baseline serum albumin is a predictive biomarker for patients with advanced pancreatic cancer treated with bevacizumab: A pooled analysis of 7 prospective trials of gemcitabine-based therapy with or without bevacizumab. Cancer. 2014 Mar 13.
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      6. Walker EJ, Ko AH. Beyond first-line chemotherapy for advanced pancreatic cancer: an expanding array of therapeutic options? World J Gastroenterol. 2014 Mar 7; 20(9):2224-36.
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      7. Cinar P, Ko AH. Evolving treatment options for locally advanced unresectable pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2014 Feb 1; 12(2):167-72.
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      8. Ko AH. Expanding options for pancreatic cancer... so where do we go from here? Oncology (Williston Park). 2014 Jan; 28(1):5.
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      9. Kelley RK, Hwang J, Magbanua MJ, Watt L, Beumer JH, Christner SM, Baruchel S, Wu B, Fong L, Yeh BM, Moore AP, Ko AH, Korn WM, Rajpal S, Park JW, Tempero MA, Venook AP, Bergsland EK. A phase 1 trial of imatinib, bevacizumab, and metronomic cyclophosphamide in advanced colorectal cancer. Br J Cancer. 2013 Oct 1; 109(7):1725-34.
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      10. Mirzoeva OK, Collisson EA, Schaefer PM, Hann B, Hom YK, Ko AH, Korn WM. Subtype-specific MEK-PI3 kinase feedback as a therapeutic target in pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Mol Cancer Ther. 2013 Oct; 12(10):2213-25.
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      11. Ko AH, Tempero MA, Shan YS, Su WC, Lin YL, Dito E, Ong A, Wang YW, Yeh CG, Chen LT. A multinational phase 2 study of nanoliposomal irinotecan sucrosofate (PEP02, MM-398) for patients with gemcitabine-refractory metastatic pancreatic cancer. Br J Cancer. 2013 Aug 20; 109(4):920-5.
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      12. Kelley RK, Nimeiri HS, Munster PN, Vergo MT, Huang Y, Li CM, Hwang J, Mulcahy MF, Yeh BM, Kuhn P, Luttgen MS, Grabowsky JA, Stucky-Marshall L, Korn WM, Ko AH, Bergsland EK, Benson AB, Venook AP. Temsirolimus combined with sorafenib in hepatocellular carcinoma: a phase I dose-finding trial with pharmacokinetic and biomarker correlates. Ann Oncol. 2013 Jul; 24(7):1900-7.
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      13. Ko AH, Cella D. Achieving the best of both worlds. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Jan 1; 31(1):3-4.
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      14. Ko AH, Espinoza AM, Jones KA, Venook AP, Bergsland EK, Kelley RK, Dito E, Ong A, Hanover CS, Coakley FV, Tempero MA. Optimizing the administration of fixed-dose rate gemcitabine plus capecitabine using an alternating-week schedule: a dose finding and early efficacy study in advanced pancreatic and biliary carcinomas. Am J Clin Oncol. 2012 Oct; 35(5):411-7.
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      15. Ko AH, Truong TG, Kantoff E, Jones KA, Dito E, Ong A, Tempero MA. A phase I trial of nab-paclitaxel, gemcitabine, and capecitabine for metastatic pancreatic cancer. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2012 Dec; 70(6):875-81.
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      16. Tempero MA, Arnoletti JP, Behrman SW, Ben-Josef E, Benson AB, Casper ES, Cohen SJ, Czito B, Ellenhorn JD, Hawkins WG, Herman J, Hoffman JP, Ko A, Komanduri S, Koong A, Ma WW, Malafa MP, Merchant NB, Mulvihill SJ, Muscarella P, Nakakura EK, Obando J, Pitman MB, Sasson AR, Tally A, Thayer SP, Whiting S, Wolff RA, Wolpin BM, Freedman-Cass DA, Shead DA. Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma, version 2.2012: featured updates to the NCCN Guidelines. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2012 Jun 1; 10(6):703-13.
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      17. Cho EH, Wendel M, Luttgen M, Yoshioka C, Marrinucci D, Lazar D, Schram E, Nieva J, Bazhenova L, Morgan A, Ko AH, Korn WM, Kolatkar A, Bethel K, Kuhn P. Characterization of circulating tumor cell aggregates identified in patients with epithelial tumors. Phys Biol. 2012 Feb; 9(1):016001.
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      18. Marrinucci D, Bethel K, Kolatkar A, Luttgen MS, Malchiodi M, Baehring F, Voigt K, Lazar D, Nieva J, Bazhenova L, Ko AH, Korn WM, Schram E, Coward M, Yang X, Metzner T, Lamy R, Honnatti M, Yoshioka C, Kunken J, Petrova Y, Sok D, Nelson D, Kuhn P. Fluid biopsy in patients with metastatic prostate, pancreatic and breast cancers. Phys Biol. 2012 Feb; 9(1):016003.
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      19. Vogelzang NJ, Benowitz SI, Adams S, Aghajanian C, Chang SM, Dreyer ZE, Janne PA, Ko AH, Masters GA, Odenike O, Patel JD, Roth BJ, Samlowski WE, Seidman AD, Tap WD, Temel JS, Von Roenn JH, Kris MG. Clinical cancer advances 2011: Annual Report on Progress Against Cancer from the American Society of Clinical Oncology. J Clin Oncol. 2012 Jan 1; 30(1):88-109.
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      20. Ko AH. FOLFIRINOX: a small step or a great leap forward? J Clin Oncol. 2011 Oct 1; 29(28):3727-9.
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      21. Ko AH, Youssoufian H, Gurtler J, Dicke K, Kayaleh O, Lenz HJ, Keaton M, Katz T, Ballal S, Rowinsky EK. A phase II randomized study of cetuximab and bevacizumab alone or in combination with gemcitabine as first-line therapy for metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Invest New Drugs. 2012 Aug; 30(4):1597-606.
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      22. Collisson EA, Sadanandam A, Olson P, Gibb WJ, Truitt M, Gu S, Cooc J, Weinkle J, Kim GE, Jakkula L, Feiler HS, Ko AH, Olshen AB, Danenberg KL, Tempero MA, Spellman PT, Hanahan D, Gray JW. Subtypes of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma and their differing responses to therapy. Nat Med. 2011 Apr; 17(4):500-3.
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      23. Gordan JD, Chay WY, Kelley RK, Ko AH, Choo SP, Venook AP. "And what other medications are you taking?". J Clin Oncol. 2011 Apr 10; 29(11):e288-91.
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      24. Ko AH, Crane CH. Radiation therapy in operable and locally advanced pancreatic cancer. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2010 Sep; 8(9):1022-31.
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      25. Ko AH, Venook AP, Bergsland EK, Kelley RK, Korn WM, Dito E, Schillinger B, Scott J, Hwang J, Tempero MA. A phase II study of bevacizumab plus erlotinib for gemcitabine-refractory metastatic pancreatic cancer. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2010 Nov; 66(6):1051-7.
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      26. Chien AJ, Illi JA, Ko AH, Korn WM, Fong L, Chen LM, Kashani-Sabet M, Ryan CJ, Rosenberg JE, Dubey S, Small EJ, Jahan TM, Hylton NM, Yeh BM, Huang Y, Koch KM, Moasser MM. A phase I study of a 2-day lapatinib chemosensitization pulse preceding nanoparticle albumin-bound Paclitaxel for advanced solid malignancies. Clin Cancer Res. 2009 Sep 1; 15(17):5569-75.
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      27. Ko AH, Tempero MA. Personalized medicine for pancreatic cancer: a step in the right direction. Gastroenterology. 2009 Jan; 136(1):43-5.
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      28. Wong D, Ko AH, Hwang J, Venook AP, Bergsland EK, Tempero MA. Serum CA19-9 decline compared to radiographic response as a surrogate for clinical outcomes in patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer receiving chemotherapy. Pancreas. 2008 Oct; 37(3):269-74.
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      29. Ko AH, Dito E, Schillinger B, Venook AP, Xu Z, Bergsland EK, Wong D, Scott J, Hwang J, Tempero MA. A phase II study evaluating bevacizumab in combination with fixed-dose rate gemcitabine and low-dose cisplatin for metastatic pancreatic cancer: is an anti-VEGF strategy still applicable? Invest New Drugs. 2008 Oct; 26(5):463-71.
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      30. Kelley RK, Ko AH. Erlotinib in the treatment of advanced pancreatic cancer. Biologics. 2008 Mar; 2(1):83-95.
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      31. Ko AH, Dito E, Schillinger B, Venook AP, Bergsland EK, Tempero MA. Excess toxicity associated with docetaxel and irinotecan in patients with metastatic, gemcitabine-refractory pancreatic cancer: results of a phase II study. Cancer Invest. 2008 Feb; 26(1):47-52.
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      32. Kavanagh B, Ko A, Venook A, Margolin K, Zeh H, Lotze M, Schillinger B, Liu W, Lu Y, Mitsky P, Schilling M, Bercovici N, Loudovaris M, Guillermo R, Lee SM, Bender J, Mills B, Fong L. Vaccination of metastatic colorectal cancer patients with matured dendritic cells loaded with multiple major histocompatibility complex class I peptides. J Immunother. 2007 Oct; 30(7):762-72.
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      33. Ko AH. Future strategies for targeted therapies and tailored patient management in pancreatic cancer. Semin Oncol. 2007 Aug; 34(4):354-64.
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      34. Ko AH, Wang F, Holly EA. Pancreatic cancer and medical history in a population-based case-control study in the San Francisco Bay Area, California. Cancer Causes Control. 2007 Oct; 18(8):809-19.
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      35. Ko AH, Quivey JM, Venook AP, Bergsland EK, Dito E, Schillinger B, Tempero MA. A phase II study of fixed-dose rate gemcitabine plus low-dose cisplatin followed by consolidative chemoradiation for locally advanced pancreatic cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2007 Jul 1; 68(3):809-16.
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      36. Ko AH, Dito E, Schillinger B, Venook AP, Bergsland EK, Tempero MA. Phase II study of fixed dose rate gemcitabine with cisplatin for metastatic adenocarcinoma of the pancreas. J Clin Oncol. 2006 Jan 20; 24(3):379-85.
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      37. Ko AH, Tempero MA. Systemic therapy for pancreatic cancer. Semin Radiat Oncol. 2005 Oct; 15(4):245-53.
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      38. Ko AH, Tempero MA. Treatment of metastatic pancreatic cancer. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2005 Sep; 3(5):627-36.
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      39. Ko AH, Hwang J, Venook AP, Abbruzzese JL, Bergsland EK, Tempero MA. Serum CA19-9 response as a surrogate for clinical outcome in patients receiving fixed-dose rate gemcitabine for advanced pancreatic cancer. Br J Cancer. 2005 Jul 25; 93(2):195-9.
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      40. Ko AH, Bergsland EK, Lee GA. Tumor-associated hypoglycemia from metastatic colorectal adenocarcinoma: case report and review of the literature. Dig Dis Sci. 2003 Jan; 48(1):192-6.
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      41. Ko AH, Yuen AR. Clinical outcomes associated with very late relapses in diffuse large cell lymphoma. Leuk Lymphoma. 2002 Sep; 43(9):1789-93.
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      42. Ko AH, Tempero MA. Current and future strategies for combined-modality therapy in pancreatic cancer. Curr Oncol Rep. 2002 May; 4(3):202-12.
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      43. Harmon EB, Ko AH, Kim SK. Hedgehog signaling in gastrointestinal development and disease. Curr Mol Med. 2002 Feb; 2(1):67-82.
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      44. Lee SR, Ramos SM, Ko A, Masiello D, Swanson KD, Lu ML, Balk SP. AR and ER interaction with a p21-activated kinase (PAK6). Mol Endocrinol. 2002 Jan; 16(1):85-99.
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      45. Chen Z, Ko A, Yang J, Jordan VC. Methylation of CpG island is not a ubiquitous mechanism for the loss of oestrogen receptor in breast cancer cells. Br J Cancer. 1998; 77(2):181-5.
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      46. Gallant JE, Ko AH. Cavitary pulmonary lesions in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus. Clin Infect Dis. 1996 Apr; 22(4):671-82.
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      47. Ko AH, Thomas DL, Gallant JE. Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and Kaposi's sarcoma causing cavitary lung lesions in a patient with AIDS: an HIV-associated collision tumor. AIDS. 1995 Oct; 9(10):1195-7.
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      48. Ko AH. Repression, denial, backlash: sexually transmitted diseases in the People's Republic of China. Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Med Soc. 1994; 57(2):11-5.
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