Trials Offered by a Specific Doctor

DEPARTMENT OF BREAST SURGERY
Investigator
Bret Taback, MD
Email
bt2160@cumc.columbia.edu

Dr. Bret Taback is a nationally recognized surgical oncologist in the New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center department of surgery. Dr. Taback is Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Columbia University Medical Center, and a leader in the clinical management of melanoma, sarcoma and skin/soft tissue tumor surgery. Dr. Taback is the Director of the Melanoma and Sarcoma Program and Director of the Breast Surgery Fellowship. Dr. Taback received his MD degree at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston , and completed his general surgery residency at Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital. 

During that time he completed a Basic Science Research Fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School in Boston. Following this, he completed a fellowship in Complex Surgical Oncology at the John Wayne Cancer Institute, Santa Monica, California. Dr. Taback is a member of a number of organizations and societies including Society of Surgical Oncology, American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Association for Cancer Research. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has published and authored numerous peer review manuscripts, abstracts and presentations, as well as book chapters over the years in notable publications such as Annals of Surgery, Annals of Surgical Oncology, Cancer Research, Clinical Cancer Research and the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. He is a clinical investigator with SWOG and Alliance for clinical trials. Dr. Taback has served on numerous hospital committees including tumor boards, Institutional Review Boards, Oncology Operations Council and is the American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer Physician Liaison for NYP Hospital. Most recently, Dr. Taback is a noted Castle Connolly Top Doctor.


Clinical Studies Managed By Dr. Taback:
More InfoTitleSponsorIRB Number
Details[CLOSED] Study for subjects with untreated Melanoma using trial drugs Talimogene Laherparepvec and IpilimumabAmgen Inc.AAAN0105
DetailsAn observational study for women undergoing breast surgery using a laser therapy called NovilaseNovian Health Inc.AAAM8510
Details[CLOSED] Early detection of arm swelling in women being treated for breast cancerImpediMed LimitedAAAQ7067
DetailsEchopulse for treatment of breast fibroadenomas in womenTheraclionAAAR0803
Details[CLOSED] Study of the role of lymph node dissection in breast cancer patients after neoadjuvant chemotherapyAlliance for Clinical Trials in OncologyAAAO0763
DetailsEffect of Preoperative Breast MRI on Surgical Outcomes, Costs and Quality of Life of Women with Breast CancerNational Cancer Institute NCIAAAM2967
DetailsARM: Axillary Reverse Mapping - Lymph Node Surgery Technique in Breast CancerNIHAAAS6680