Medical Oncologist & Hematologist

MSK hematologic oncologist & medical oncologist Colette Owens

About Me

I am a medical oncologist and hematologist who works as a part of a team of experts from different areas to care for people with hematologic and genitourinary malignancies. I currently see patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering Basking Ridge, in New Jersey. I will see patients at MSK Monmouth, the newest outpatient facility in New Jersey, when it opens in winter 2016. I take pride in providing compassionate, personalized care for people closer to home. 

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I am actively involved in clinical research to improve patient outcomes and treatment tolerability. I specifically focus on strategies to reduce the risk of toxicity and complications in patients while maintaining effectiveness, particularly for older people with cancer.    

  • Clinical Expertise: Hematologic Malignancies; Genitourinary Malignancies
  • Languages Spoken: English
  • Education: MD, Robert Wood Johnson Medical - Rutgers University
  • Residencies: NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowships: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Board Certifications: Internal Medicine

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Clinical Trials

As home to one of the world’s top cancer research centers, Memorial Sloan Kettering is typically involved in more than 900 clinical trials at a given time. Currently, clinical trials focused on the conditions I treat are enrolling new patients. If you’re interested in joining a clinical trial, click to learn about the trial’s purpose, eligibility criteria, and how to get more information.

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