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Elizabeth Guancial

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionSchool of Medicine and Dentistry
AddressUniversity of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 704
Rochester NY 14642
Other Positions
TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Rochester Medical Center
DepartmentCancer Center

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.

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  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. Clin Cancer Res. 2014 Apr 1; 20(7):1873-83.
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  2. Guancial EA, Bellmunt J, Yeh S, Rosenberg JE, Berman DM. The evolving understanding of microRNA in bladder cancer. Urol Oncol. 2014 Jan; 32(1):41.e31-40.
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  3. 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.
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  4. Guancial EA, Taplin ME. Case report: responses to cabazitaxel in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer after extensive docetaxel treatment. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2011 Dec; 9(2):130-2.
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  5. Kassis JN, Virador VM, Guancial EA, Kimm D, Ho AS, Mishra M, Chuang EY, Cook J, Gius D, Kohn EC. Genomic and phenotypic analysis reveals a key role for CCN1 (CYR61) in BAG3-modulated adhesion and invasion. J Pathol. 2009 Aug; 218(4):495-504.
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  6. Jagsi R, Guancial EA, Worobey CC, Henault LE, Chang Y, Starr R, Tarbell NJ, Hylek EM. The "gender gap" in authorship of academic medical literature--a 35-year perspective. N Engl J Med. 2006 Jul 20; 355(3):281-7.
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  7. Kassis JN, Guancial EA, Doong H, Virador V, Kohn EC. CAIR-1/BAG-3 modulates cell adhesion and migration by downregulating activity of focal adhesion proteins. Exp Cell Res. 2006 Sep 10; 312(15):2962-71.
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  8. Tchabo NE, Guancial EA, Czechowicz JA, Kohn EC. The role of proteomics in the diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer. Womens Health (Lond Engl). 2005 Nov; 1(3):365-74.
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  9. Wang K, Pesnicak L, Guancial E, Krause PR, Straus SE. The 2.2-kilobase latency-associated transcript of herpes simplex virus type 2 does not modulate viral replication, reactivation, or establishment of latency in transgenic mice. J Virol. 2001 Sep; 75(17):8166-72.
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