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Emily Bergsland, M.D.

Emily Bergsland, M.D.

Professor of Clinical Medicine
Division of Hematology Oncology
Department of Medicine
Ernest Rosenbaum, MD Endowed Chair of Medical Oncology

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1825 Fourth St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-9888
Fax: (415) 353-9931


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  • UniversUniversity of Wisconsin, B.S., 1985, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • University of Minnesota, M.D., 1982
  • 1989-92, Intern, Dept. of Medicine, University of California San Francisco
  • 1990-92, Resident, Dept. of Medicine, University of California San Francisco
  • 1992-92, Chief Resident and Assistant Chief of the Medical Service, Dept. of Medicine, University of California San Francisco
  • 1993-92, Fellow, Medical Oncology, University of California San Francisco
  • 1994-1992, Research Fellow (P I: Douglas Hanahan, Ph.D.), Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California San Francisco
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine: Medical Oncology - Subspecialty
  • Angiogenesis Inhibitors
  • Colorectal Neoplasms
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Neoplasms
  • Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor

Dr. Emily Bergsland is currently a Professor of Clinical Medicine and holds the Ernest Rosenbaum, MD Endowed Chair of Medical Oncology. She received her medical degree from the University of Minnesota and completed an internship, residency, and chief residency in internal medicine at UCSF. She subsequently completed a fellowship in Medical Oncology and was a Molecular Medicine fellow before joining the UCSF faculty in 1998.

Dr. Bergsland has led numerous clinical studies in patients with gastrointestinal malignancies. Her current efforts are focused on clinical and translational research related to neuroendocrine tumors. At a national level, Dr. Bergsland is a member of the Neuroendocrine Tumor Task force for the National Cancer Institute and a member of the NCCN NET guidelines panel. She is also the study chair for a national study of a novel treatment for patients with carcinoid tumors performed by the ALLIANCE for Clinical Trials and funded by the National Cancer Institute.

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Most recent publications from a total of 79
  1. Howe JR, Cardona K, Fraker DL, Kebebew E, Untch BR, Wang YZ, Law CH, Liu EH, Kim MK, Menda Y, Morse BG, Bergsland EK, Strosberg JR, Nakakura EK, Pommier RF. The Surgical Management of Small Bowel Neuroendocrine Tumors: Consensus Guidelines of the North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society. Pancreas. 2017 Jul; 46(6):715-731. View in PubMed
  2. Strosberg JR, Halfdanarson TR, Bellizzi AM, Chan JA, Dillon JS, Heaney AP, Kunz PL, O'Dorisio TM, Salem R, Segelov E, Howe JR, Pommier RF, Brendtro K, Bashir MA, Singh S, Soulen MC, Tang L, Zacks JS, Yao JC, Bergsland EK. The North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society Consensus Guidelines for Surveillance and Medical Management of Midgut Neuroendocrine Tumors. Pancreas. 2017 Jul; 46(6):707-714. View in PubMed
  3. Wang VE, Young L, Ali S, Miller VA, Urisman A, Wolfe J, Bivona TG, Damato B, Fogh S, Bergsland EK. A Case of Metastatic Atypical Neuroendocrine Tumor with ALK Translocation and Diffuse Brain Metastases. Oncologist. 2017 Jul; 22(7):768-773. View in PubMed
  4. Herring M, Huynh L, Duh MS, Vekeman F, Tiew A, Neary M, Bergsland E. Real-world treatment patterns in advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors in the era of targeted therapy: perspectives from an academic tertiary center and community oncology practices. Med Oncol. 2017 May; 34(5):88. View in PubMed
  5. Hege KM, Bergsland EK, Fisher GA, Nemunaitis JJ, Warren RS, McArthur JG, Lin AA, Schlom J, June CH, Sherwin SA. Safety, tumor trafficking and immunogenicity of chimeric antigen receptor (CAR)-T cells specific for TAG-72 in colorectal cancer. J Immunother Cancer. 2017; 5:22. View in PubMed
  6. Kidambi TD, Pedley C, Blanco A, Bergsland EK, Terdiman JP. Lower gastrointestinal neuroendocrine neoplasms associated with hereditary cancer syndromes: a case series. Fam Cancer. 2017 Mar 10. View in PubMed
  7. Mulvey CK, Van Loon K, Bergsland EK, Masharani U, Nakakura EK. Complicated Case Presentation: Management of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1. Pancreas. 2017 Mar; 46(3):416-426. View in PubMed
  8. Fidelman N, Kerlan RK, Hawkins RA, Pampaloni M, Taylor AG, Kohi MP, Kolli KP, Atreya CE, Bergsland EK, Kelley RK, Ko AH, Korn WM, Van Loon K, McWhirter RM, Luan J, Johanson C, Venook AP. Radioembolization with 90Y glass microspheres for the treatment of unresectable metastatic liver disease from chemotherapy-refractory gastrointestinal cancers: final report of a prospective pilot study. J Gastrointest Oncol. 2016 Dec; 7(6):860-874. View in PubMed
  9. Kunz PL, Balise RR, Fehrenbacher L, Pan M, Venook AP, Fisher GA, Tempero MA, Ko AH, Korn WM, Hwang J, Bergsland EK. Oxaliplatin-Fluoropyrimidine Chemotherapy Plus Bevacizumab in Advanced Neuroendocrine Tumors: An Analysis of 2 Phase II Trials. Pancreas. 2016 Nov; 45(10):1394-1400. View in PubMed
  10. Kulke MH, Hörsch D, Caplin ME, Anthony LB, Bergsland E, Öberg K, Welin S, Warner RR, Lombard-Bohas C, Kunz PL, Grande E, Valle JW, Fleming D, Lapuerta P, Banks P, Jackson S, Zambrowicz B, Sands AT, Pavel M. Telotristat Ethyl, a Tryptophan Hydroxylase Inhibitor for the Treatment of Carcinoid Syndrome. J Clin Oncol. 2017 Jan; 35(1):14-23. View in PubMed
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