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


Board Certifications

  • Neurology, Board Certified (2010)

Clinical Trials

ConditionsStudy Title
Brain and Nervous SystemA 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 SystemTAU-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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