Kevin Patrick Becker M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)

Specialties & Subspecialties

Cancer Center, Yale: Brain Tumor Center

Neurology: Brain Tumors and Neuro-Oncology

Education & Training

  • B.S., SUNY at Stonybrook (1995)
  • M.D., University of South Carolina College of Medicine (2005)
  • Residency, Yale-New Haven Hospital , Neurology  (2006 - 2009)
  • Fellowship, Yale University School of Medicine , Neuro-Oncology  (2009 - 2010)

Patient Care

Accepts New Patients? Yes | Patient Type: Adult | Accepts referrals from patients


Clinical Interests

evaluation, treatment and management of all forms of primary brain tumors; consultative support for the medical oncology community for patients with systemic cancer that involves the central nervous system either directly or indirectly; evaluation, treatment and management of difficult general neurology cases; future establishment of a comprehensive care experience for patients with glioblastoma.


Cancers Treated

Brain


Board Certifications

  • Neurology, Board Certified (2010)

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Breast Cancer (ER, PR, and HER2 negative), Colorectal Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, Gastric Adenocarcinoma, Glioblastoma Multiforme, Head/ Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Melanoma, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC), Ovarian Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Brain and Nervous System, Breast - Female, Breast - Male, Colon, Lip, Oral Cavity and Pharynx, Lung, Melanoma, skin, Other Female Genital, Ovary, Prostate, Rectum, and Stomach A Phase I/IIa, First Time in human, open-label dose-escalation study of GSK2636771 in subjects with advanced solid tumors with PTEN deficiency
Brain and Nervous System A Randomized Phase III open Label Study of Nivolumab versus Bevacizumab and a Safety Study of Nivolumab or Nivolumab in Combination with Ipilimumab in Adult Subjects with Recurrent Glioblastoma (GBM)
Brain and Nervous System TAU-2014-1: Phase I Trial of Mibefradil Dihydrochloride with Hypofractionated Re-Irradiation Therapy in Treating Patients with Recurrent Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM)

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