Wassim Abida, MD, PhD

Medical Oncologist

Conditions Treated

Wassim Abida, MD, PhD
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About Me

I am a medical oncologist who specializes in caring for people with prostate cancer and other genitourinary cancers.

I make every effort to help my patients balance their quality of life with the potential side effects of treatment. I am part of a multidisciplinary group of cancer specialists. Along with colleagues in surgery, radiation oncology, radiology, and palliative care, I aim to offer my patients the individualized care plan that’s best for them.

I am also part of a large research effort at MSK that is focused on understanding the biology of prostate cancer. We are working to bring new therapies to people through clinical trials. As a member of the Early Drug Development Service, I conduct early clinical trials using new drugs that are targeted to specific biological processes across different types of cancer.

  • Clinical Expertise: Prostate cancer; Clinical trials
  • Languages Spoken: English
  • Education: MD, Columbia University
  • Residencies: Internal Medicine - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Fellowships: Medical Oncology/Hematology - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Board Certifications: Medical Oncology; Internal Medicine

My Research

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research at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Publications

Visit PubMed for a full listing of Wassim Abida’s journal articles

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Clinical Trials

Research is integral to our mission at Memorial Sloan Kettering, and clinical trials help us discover better forms of patient care and treatment. For you, this could mean access to a new therapy or therapy combination. Click to see a list of the trials I’m currently leading.

Insurance

Most major health insurers offer plans that include MSK as one of their in-network providers. If MSK is in-network, it means all our doctors are too. Medicare and New York State Medicaid also provide benefits for care at MSK.

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