Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist and Department of Medicine Chair Philip Kantoff

Philip Kantoff, MD

Medical Oncologist


Chair, Department of Medicine; George J. Bosl Chair

Clinical Expertise

Prostate Cancer

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Contact and Location

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Memorial Sloan Kettering has locations throughout New York City, Long Island, New Jersey, and Westchester. These locations offers many services, including screening, chemotherapy, and medical testing.

About Me


MD, Brown University


Internal Medicine - New York University/Bellevue Hospital


Medicine - National Institutes of Health

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine; Medical Oncology

I am a board-certified medical oncologist and researcher specializing in the treatment of genitourinary cancers. As Chair of the Department of Medicine at Memorial Sloan Kettering, I oversee a department that is leading the development and testing of better cancer therapies. 

Before coming to MSK, I served as Director of the Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology, Chief of the Division of Solid Tumor Oncology, Vice Chair of the Department of Medical Oncology, and Chair of the Executive Committee on Clinical Research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. I am a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, the Chairman of the Global Treatment Science Network of the Prostate Cancer Foundation, and a member of numerous professional societies and editorial boards.


Doctors at Memorial Sloan Kettering work as teams, with specialists from all different areas. This allows us to consider all your needs together, and to give you the best possible care.

Clinical Trials

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Find a Clinical Trial for You

Memorial Sloan Kettering's doctors and scientists are constantly developing new treatments for cancer. MSK is typically running hundreds of clinical trials at a given time.

You may be able to participate in a clinical trial even if you are new to MSK. Search our online directory to find trial information and see more about who can participate.

Research and Publications

My lab focuses on understanding the genetics and genetic epidemiology of prostate cancer, and the discovery of novel treatments for genitourinary cancers.

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Publications on PubMed

Visit PubMed for a full listing of Dr. Kantoff’s journal articles. Pubmed is an online index of research papers and other articles from the US National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.