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George Ansstas, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine
Section of Medical Oncology

Specialty Areas

Neuro Oncology
Oncology
Hematology
Melanoma
Melanoma

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Hematology
Oncology

Languages

Arabic

Areas of Clinical Interest

Leukemia, MDS, brain tumors, melanoma oncology

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: B
Floor: 7
Office Phone: (314) 747-1171
Fax: (314) 362-7086

Education

Education

Residency, Internal Medicine: St. Louis University Medical Center, St. Louis, MO 2007
Chief Resident, Internal Medicine: St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, MO 2008
Medical Degree: University of Tichreen, Syria 2001
Fellowship, Hematology-Oncology: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2011
BS, Science: Bin Ziad High School, Lattakia, Syria 1995
Residency, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology: Tichreen University Hospital, Lattakia , Syria 2003

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Rapid Clinical and Radiographic Response With Combined Dabrafenib and Trametinib in Adults With <i>BRAF</i>-Mutated High-Grade Glioma.
Johanns TM, Ferguson CJ, Grierson PM, Dahiya S, Ansstas G
J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2018 Jan; 16(1)4-10. doi: 10.6004/jnccn.2017.7032.

PMID:
    29295876
    [PubMed - in process]
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Impact of concurrent chemotherapy with radiation therapy for elderly patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma: a review of the National Cancer Data Base.
Huang J, Samson P, Perkins SM, Ansstas G, Chheda MG, DeWees TA, Tsien CI, Robinson CG, Campian JL
J Neurooncol. 2017 Feb; 131(3)593-601. doi: 10.1007/s11060-016-2331-6.

PMID:
    27844308
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Immunogenomics of Hypermutated Glioblastoma: A Patient with Germline POLE Deficiency Treated with Checkpoint Blockade Immunotherapy.
Johanns TM, Miller CA, Dorward IG, Tsien C, Chang E, Perry A, Uppaluri R, Ferguson C, Schmidt RE, Dahiya S, Ansstas G, Mardis ER, Dunn GP
Cancer Discov. 2016 Nov; 6(11)1230-1236.

PMID:
    27683556
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Treatment with Tumor-Treating Fields Therapy and Pulse Dose Bevacizumab in Patients with Bevacizumab-Refractory Recurrent Glioblastoma: A Case Series.
Ansstas G, Tran DD
Case Rep Neurol. 2016 Jan-Apr; 8(1)1-9. doi: 10.1159/000442196.

PMID:
    26889149
    [PubMed]
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Evolution of definitions of response, progression-free survival and event-free survival in front-line studies of chronic myeloid leukemia.
Ansstas G, Vij R
Leuk Lymphoma. 2012 Jul; 53(7)1273-81. doi: 10.3109/10428194.2011.653786.

PMID:
    22220824
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Mobilization of hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells using inhibitors of CXCR4 and VLA-4.
Rettig MP, Ansstas G, DiPersio JF
Leukemia. 2012 Jan; 26(1)34-53. doi: 10.1038/leu.2011.197.

PMID:
    21886173
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Efficacy and tolerability of PTK787/ZK 222584 in a phase II study of post-transplant maintenance therapy in patients with multiple myeloma following high-dose chemotherapy and autologous stem cell transplant.
Vij R, Ansstas G, Mosley JC, Bryant G, Hassan A, Amador-Ortiz C, Procknow E
Leuk Lymphoma. 2010 Aug; 51(8)1577-9. doi: 10.3109/10428194.2010.488709.

PMID:
    20528249
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Leukemia, stem cell mobilization, glioblastoma