Elizabeth A. Guancial, M.D.

Elizabeth A. 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) 275-9319
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.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Fellowship Teaching Award | Hematology Oncology Fellows 2015 - 2016

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 19 available »

2015 Jun
Bellmunt J, Werner L, Bamias A, Fay AP, Park RS, Riester M, Selvarajah S, Barletta JA, Berman DM, de Muga S, Salido M, Gallardo E, Rojo F, Guancial EA, Bambury R, Mullane SA, Choueiri TK, Loda M, Stack E, Rosenberg J. "HER2 as a target in invasive urothelial carcinoma." Cancer medicine. 2015 Jun; 4(6):844-52. Epub 2015 Feb 26.
2015 Jan
Guancial EA, Rosenberg JE. "The role of genomics in the management of advanced bladder cancer." Current treatment options in oncology. 2015 Jan; 16(1):319.
Mullane SA, Werner L, Guancial EA, Lis RT, Stack EC, Loda M, Kantoff PW, Choueiri TK, Rosenberg J, Bellmunt J. "Expression Levels of DNA Damage Repair Proteins Are Associated With Overall Survival in Platinum-Treated Advanced Urothelial Carcinoma." Clinical genitourinary cancer. 2015 Epub 2015 Dec 24.
Guancial EA, Roussel B, Bergsma DP, Bylund KC, Sahasrabudhe D, Messing E, Mohile SG, Fung C. "Bladder cancer in the elderly patient: challenges and solutions." Clinical interventions in aging. 2015 10:939-49. Epub 2015 Jun 10.
2014 Oct
Van Allen EM, Mouw KW, Kim P, Iyer G, Wagle N, Al-Ahmadie H, Zhu C, Ostrovnaya I, Kryukov GV, O'Connor KW, Sfakianos JP, Garcia-Grossman I, Kim J, Guancial EA, Bambury R, Bahl S, Gupta N, Farlow D, Qu A, Signoretti S, Barletta JA, Reuter V, Boehm J, Lawrence M, Getz G, Kantoff P, Bochner BH, Choueiri TK, Bajorin DF, Solit DB, Gabriel S, D'Andrea A, Garraway LA, Rosenberg JE. "Somatic ERCC2 mutations correlate with cisplatin sensitivity in muscle-invasive urothelial carcinoma." Cancer discovery. 2014 Oct; 4(10):1140-53. Epub 2014 Aug 05.

Current Appointments

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


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