Herbert Ira Hurwitz, MD

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Medicine
Campus mail 439 Seeley-Mudd Bldg, 10 Bryan Searle Drive, Duke University M, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 681-6006
Email address hurwi004@mc.duke.edu

Particular Clinical Interests and Skills: Phase I clinical trials involving new anti cancer drugs; drug combinations; and combinations of new drugs with radiation; cancers of the GI system

Education and Training

  • Clinical Oncology Fellow, Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 1992 - 1996
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Michael Reese Hospital & Medical Center, 1988 - 1991
  • M.D., Thomas Jefferson University, 1988

Publications

Hurwitz, H, Van Cutsem, E, Bendell, J, Hidalgo, M, Li, C-P, Salvo, MG, Macarulla, T, Sahai, V, Sama, A, Greeno, E, Yu, KH, Verslype, C, Dawkins, F, Walker, C, Clark, J, and O'Reilly, EM. "Ruxolitinib + capecitabine in advanced/metastatic pancreatic cancer after disease progression/intolerance to first-line therapy: JANUS 1 and 2 randomized phase III studies." Investigational New Drugs 36, no. 4 (August 2018): 683-695.

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29508247
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Vlahovic, G, Meadows, KL, Hatch, AJ, Jia, J, Nixon, AB, Uronis, HE, Morse, MA, Selim, MA, Crawford, J, Riedel, RF, Zafar, SY, Howard, LA, O'Neill, M, Meadows, JJ, Haley, ST, Arrowood, CC, Rushing, C, Pang, H, and Hurwitz, HI. "A Phase I Trial of the IGF-1R Antibody Ganitumab (AMG 479) in Combination with Everolimus (RAD001) and Panitumumab in Patients with Advanced Cancer." The Oncologist 23, no. 7 (July 2018): 782-790.

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29572245
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Hainsworth, JD, Meric-Bernstam, F, Swanton, C, Hurwitz, H, Spigel, DR, Sweeney, C, Burris, H, Bose, R, Yoo, B, Stein, A, Beattie, M, and Kurzrock, R. "Reply to J.J. Tao et al." Journal of Clinical Oncology (June 2018): JCO.2018.78.639-JCO.2018.78.639.

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Siena, S, Sartore-Bianchi, A, Marsoni, S, Hurwitz, HI, McCall, SJ, Penault-Llorca, F, Srock, S, Bardelli, A, and Trusolino, L. "Targeting the human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) oncogene in colorectal cancer." Annals of Oncology : Official Journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology 29, no. 5 (May 2018): 1108-1119.

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29659677
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Berlin, J, Ramanathan, RK, Strickler, JH, Subramaniam, DS, Marshall, J, Kang, Y-K, Hetman, R, Dudley, MW, Zeng, J, Nickner, C, Xiong, H, Komarnitsky, P, Shepherd, SP, Hurwitz, H, and Lenz, H-J. "A phase 1 dose-escalation study of veliparib with bimonthly FOLFIRI in patients with advanced solid tumours." April 2018.

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29527010
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Seligmann, JF, Hatch, AJ, Richman, SD, Elliott, F, Jacobs, B, Brown, S, Hurwitz, H, Barrett, JH, Quirke, P, Nixon, AB, and Seymour, MT. "Association of Tumor HER3 Messenger RNA Expression With Panitumumab Efficacy in Advanced Colorectal Cancer." Jama Oncology 4, no. 4 (April 2018): 564-568.

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29075780
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Duan, B, Hu, J, Liu, H, Wang, Y, Li, H, Liu, S, Xie, J, Owzar, K, Abbruzzese, J, Hurwitz, H, Gao, H, and Wei, Q. "Genetic variants in the platelet-derived growth factor subunit B gene associated with pancreatic cancer risk." International Journal of Cancer 142, no. 7 (April 2018): 1322-1331.

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29168174
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Hainsworth, JD, Meric-Bernstam, F, Swanton, C, Hurwitz, H, Spigel, DR, Sweeney, C, Burris, H, Bose, R, Yoo, B, Stein, A, Beattie, M, and Kurzrock, R. "Targeted Therapy for Advanced Solid Tumors on the Basis of Molecular Profiles: Results From MyPathway, an Open-Label, Phase IIa Multiple Basket Study." February 20, 2018.

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Chan, E, Chiorean, EG, O Dwyer, PJ, Gabrail, NY, Alcindor, T, Potvin, D, Chao, R, and Hurwitz, H. "Phase I/II study of mocetinostat in combination with gemcitabine for patients with advanced pancreatic cancer and other advanced solid tumors." Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology 81, no. 2 (February 1, 2018): 355-364.

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Bauer, TM, Patel, MR, Forero-Torres, A, George, TJ, Assad, A, Du, Y, and Hurwitz, H. "A Phase Ib study of ruxolitinib + gemcitabine ± nab-paclitaxel in patients with advanced solid tumors." Oncotargets and Therapy 11 (January 2018): 2399-2407.

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29750040
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