Elizabeth Guancial, M.D.

Elizabeth Guancial, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 704
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 276-6559
Fax: (585) 273-1042
Administrative: (585) 275-9319

Professional Bio

Dr. Guancial completed a Fellowship at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Prior to that, Elizabeth completed a residency in the Department of Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. She earned her medical doctorate at Harvard Medical School, and an undergraduate degree from Hamilton College, where she graduated summa cum laude.

A former Buffalo resident, Elizabeth has significant experience in research related to bladder cancer and other GU cancers and was awarded a Bladder Cancer Research Award by the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network. She currently serves as a peer reviewer for the European Oncology & Haematology journal and the British Journal of Urology.

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 12 available »

2014 Sep
Fung C, Pandya C, Guancial E, Noyes K, Sahasrabudhe DM, Messing EM, Mohile SG. "Impact of bladder cancer on health related quality of life in 1,476 older Americans: a cross-sectional study." The Journal of urology. 2014 Sep; 192(3):690-5. Epub 2014 Apr 01.
2014 Jun
Slavin S, Yeh CR, Jun D, Yu S, Miyamoto H, Messing EM, Yeh S. "Estrogen receptor ? in cancer-associated fibroblasts suppresses prostate cancer invasion via modulation of thrombospondin 2 and matrix metalloproteinase 3." Carcinogenesis. 2014 Jun; 35(6):1301-9. Epub 2013 Dec 28.
2014 Apr 1
Riester M, Werner L, Bellmunt J, Selvarajah S, Guancial EA, Weir BA, Stack EC, Park RS, O'Brien R, Schutz FA, Choueiri TK, Signoretti S, Lloreta J, Marchionni L, Gallardo E, Rojo F, Garcia DI, Chekaluk Y, Kwiatkowski DJ, Bochner BH, Hahn WC, Ligon AH, Barletta JA, Loda M, Berman DM, Kantoff PW, Michor F, Rosenberg JE. "Integrative analysis of 1q23.3 copy-number gain in metastatic urothelial carcinoma." Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. 2014 Apr 1; 20(7):1873-83. Epub 2014 Jan 31.
2014 Jan
Guancial EA, Bellmunt J, Yeh S, Rosenberg JE, Berman DM. "The evolving understanding of microRNA in bladder cancer." Urologic oncology. 2014 Jan; 32(1):41.e31-40. Epub 2013 Aug 02.
2013 Jun 1
Galsky MD, Hendricks R, Svatek R, Bangs R, Hoffman-Censits J, Clement J, Dreicer R, Guancial E, Hahn N, Lerner SP, O'Donnell PH, Quale DZ, Siefker-Radtke A, Shipley W, Sonpavde G, Vaena D, Vinson J, Rosenberg J. "Critical analysis of contemporary clinical research in muscle-invasive and metastatic urothelial cancer: a report from the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network Clinical Trials Working Group." Cancer. 2013 Jun 1; 119(11):1994-8. Epub 2013 Mar 01.

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology (SMD) - Primary
Assistant Professor - Cancer Center


Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine


MD | Harvard Medical School2006

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute07/01/2009 - 11/30/2012
Residency in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital07/01/2007 - 06/30/2009
Internship in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital07/01/2006 - 06/30/2007