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Meet Medical Oncologist Sandra D’Angelo

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Sandra P. D'Angelo, MD

Medical Oncologist

Clinical Expertise

Sarcomas of Soft Tissue and Bone; Melanomas; Merkel Cell Carcinoma

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About Me

Education

MD, SUNY Downstate College of Medicine

Residencies

Internal Medicine - New York University; Internal Medicine - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Fellowships

Oncology - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine; Medical Oncology

I am a medical oncologist specializing in the care of patients with soft tissue and bone sarcoma and merkel cell carcinoma. I work very closely with our multidisciplinary team of medical oncologists, surgeons, radiation oncologists, nurses, and patient support advocates to provide the best care and treatment for patients with these diseases. Our highly specialized team recognizes and appreciates the unique challenges that confront our patients, and we are all committed to addressing their needs.

I hope to develop innovative ways to use the immune system to treat these rare cancers. Immunotherapy has proven to be successful in other cancers such as melanoma, kidney cancer and lung cancer. There are many drugs now available that work to enhance the body’s immune system to attack the cancer. In addition, there has been a great deal of progress using gene therapy to target cancer cells. This work involves the genetic manipulation of patients’ immune cells to recognize and kill their own cancer cells. Exploring these avenues has the potential to make immunotherapy a real option for our patients with sarcoma and merkel cell carcinoma.

I am also a member of the Immunotherapeutics Clinic (ITC), which designs and conducts early clinical trials using investigational therapies that use the body’s own immune system to fight multiple types of cancer.

As an attending physician at Memorial Sloan Kettering, I am at the forefront of this research and look forward to contributing to the field in meaningful ways while improving the lives of our patients.

Colleagues

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

Research and Publications

Publications on PubMed

Visit PubMed for a full listing of Dr. D'Angelo’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.