Lajos Pusztai MD, D.Phil.

Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology); Chief of Breast Medical Oncology; Co-Director, Cancer Genetics Research Program

Specialties & Subspecialties

Cancer Center, Yale: Breast Cancer Program

Medical Oncology

Education & Training

  • M.D., Semmelweis University School of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary (1987)
  • D.Phil., University of Oxford (1993)
  • Fellow, University of Texas Anderson Cancer Center , Medical Oncology  (1996 - 1999)
  • Residency, University of Rochester St. Mary's Hospital , Internal Medicine  (1994 - 1996)
  • Intern, University of Rochester St. Mary's Hospital , Internal Medicine  (1993 - 1994)

Patient Care

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

Clinical Interests

breast cancer; cancer genetics.

Cancers Treated


Board Certifications

  • Medical Oncology, Board Certified (1999)

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Breast - Female A phase 1, open-label, dose-escalation study to evaluate the safety and tolerability of SGN-LIV1A in patients with LIV-1-positive metastatic breast cancer

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