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Alan B. Weitberg, MD

TitleProfessor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DepartmentMedicine
DivisionHematology & Medical Oncology
Address715 Albany St Talbot Building
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 638-7523
Other Positions
InstitutionRoger Williams Medical Center

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  1. Kurniali PC, Luo LG, Weitberg AB. Role of calcium/ magnesium infusion in oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy for colorectal cancer patients. Oncology (Williston Park). 2010 Mar; 24(3):289-92. PMID: 20394142.
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  2. Weitberg AB. A phase I/II trial of beta-(1,3)/(1,6) D-glucan in the treatment of patients with advanced malignancies receiving chemotherapy. J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 2008; 27:40. PMID: 18803849.
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  3. Weitberg AB. The antioxidant effect of lovastatin on phagocyte-induced DNA damage: implications for cancer prevention. J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 2007 Dec; 26(4):583-6. PMID: 18365556.
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  4. Weitberg AB. Stem cells in medicine: designing the clinical research. Med Health R I. 2005 Feb; 88(2):65-6. PMID: 15816251.
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  5. Anderson N, Lokich J, Kalman L, Bertoli L, Foulke R, Ratner L, Weitberg A, Burris H. Preliminary data on weekly irinotecan (CPT) with continuous capecitabine (X) in metastatic colorectal cancer (MCRC) patients (pts). J Clin Oncol. 2004 Jul 15; 22(14_suppl):3755. PMID: 28014087.
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  6. Weitberg AB, Liu L, Yashar J, Glicksman AS. Twelve-year follow-up of trimodality therapy for stage IIIA non-small cell lung cancer. J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 2001 Sep; 20(3):335-40. PMID: 11718211.
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  7. Zhou L, Kardous A, Weitberg A. Psychogenic purpura. Med Health R I. 2001 Sep; 84(9):299-301. PMID: 11565279.
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  8. Weitberg AB, Corvese D. The effect of epigallocatechin galleate and sarcophytol A on DNA strand breakage induced by tobacco-specific nitrosamines and stimulated human phagocytes. J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 1999 Sep; 18(3):433-7. PMID: 10606191.
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  9. Kluger NJ, Cummings FJ, Ready NE, Sweeney JD, Weitberg AB. Post transfusion non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema in a patient with chemotherapy-related hemolytic uremic syndrome. Med Health R I. 1998 Jul; 81(7):235-6. PMID: 9689787.
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  10. Weitberg AB, Corvese D. Effect of vitamin E and beta-carotene on DNA strand breakage induced by tobacco-specific nitrosamines and stimulated human phagocytes. J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 1997 Mar; 16(1):11-4. PMID: 9148854.
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  11. Salvatore JR, Weitberg AB, Mehta S. Nonionizing electromagnetic fields and cancer: a review. Oncology (Williston Park). 1996 Apr; 10(4):563-70; discussion 573-4, 577-8. PMID: 8723289.
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  12. Clark J, Sikov W, Cummings F, Browne M, Akerley W, Wanebo H, Weitberg A, Kennedy T, Cole B, Bigley J, Beitz J, Darnowski J. Phase II study of 5-fluoruracil leucovorin and azidothymidine in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer. J Cancer Res Clin Oncol. 1996; 122(9):554-8. PMID: 8781570.
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  13. Beitz JG, Damowski JW, Cummings FJ, Browne MJ, Clark JW, Bigley JW, Weitberg AB. Phase I trial of high-dose infused zidovudine combined with leucovorin plus fluorouracil. Cancer Invest. 1995; 13(5):464-9. PMID: 7552811.
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  14. Friedman JH, Weitberg A. Ataxia without telangiectasia. Mov Disord. 1993 Apr; 8(2):223-6. PMID: 8474496.
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  15. Weitberg AB, Corvese D. Oxygen radicals potentiate the genetic toxicity of tobacco-specific nitrosamines. Clin Genet. 1993 Feb; 43(2):88-91. PMID: 8448908.
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  16. Weitberg AB, Yashar J, Glicksman AS, Posner M, Cummings F, Browne M, Clark J, Calabresi P, Beitz J, Murray C. Combined modality therapy for stage IIIA non-small cell carcinoma of the lung. Eur J Cancer. 1993; 29A(4):511-5. PMID: 8382072.
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  17. Posner MR, Darnowski JW, Weitberg AB, Dudley MN, Corvese D, Cummings FJ, Clark J, Murray C, Clendennin N, Bigley J, et al. High-dose intravenous zidovudine with 5-fluorouracil and leucovorin. A phase I trial. Cancer. 1992 Dec 15; 70(12):2929-34. PMID: 1451076.
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  18. Salvatore JR, Weitberg A. Immune neutropenia and pregnancy. R I Med. 1992 Jun; 75(6):309-11. PMID: 1504362.
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  19. Yashar J, Weitberg AB, Glicksman AS, Posner MR, Feng W, Wanebo HJ. Preoperative chemotherapy and radiation therapy for stage IIIa carcinoma of the lung. Ann Thorac Surg. 1992 Mar; 53(3):445-8. PMID: 1311548.
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  20. Wiernik PH, Banks PL, Case DC, Arlin ZA, Periman PO, Todd MB, Ritch PS, Enck RE, Weitberg AB. Cytarabine plus idarubicin or daunorubicin as induction and consolidation therapy for previously untreated adult patients with acute myeloid leukemia. Blood. 1992 Jan 15; 79(2):313-9. PMID: 1730080.
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  21. Belliveau JF, Posner MR, Crabtree GW, Weitberg AB, Wiemann MC, Cummings FJ, O'Leary GP, Ingersoll E, Calabresi P. Clinical pharmacokinetics of 3-day continuous infusion cisplatin and daily bolus 5-fluorouracil. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 1991; 40(1):115-7. PMID: 2060539.
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  22. Posner M, Slapak CA, Browne MJ, Clark JW, Curt G, Weitberg A, Calabresi P, Cummings FJ, Wiemann M, Urba S, et al. A phase I-II trial of continuous-infusion cisplatin, continuous-infusion 5-fluorouracil, and VP-16 in colorectal carcinoma. Am J Clin Oncol. 1990 Oct; 13(5):455-8. PMID: 2220666.
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  23. Guadagnoli E, Weitberg A, Mor V, Silliman RA, Glicksman AS, Cummings FJ. The influence of patient age on the diagnosis and treatment of lung and colorectal cancer. Arch Intern Med. 1990 Jul; 150(7):1485-90. PMID: 2164363.
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  24. Weitberg AB, Corvese D. Translocation of chromosomes 16 and 18 in oxygen radical-transformed human lung fibroblasts. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 1990 May 31; 169(1):70-4. PMID: 2350353.
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  25. Weitberg AB, Corvese D. Niacin prevents DNA strand breakage by adenosine deaminase inhibitors. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 1990 Mar 16; 167(2):514-9. PMID: 2322239.
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  26. Weitberg AB. Hydroxy- and hydroperoxy-6,8,11,14-eicosatetraenoic acids induce sister chromatid exchanges in cultured mammalian cells. Am J Med Sci. 1990 Jan; 299(1):50-3. PMID: 2105055.
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  27. Zelkowitz RS, Posner MR, Cummings F, Beitz J, Weitberg AB. A phase I/II trial of 5-fluorouracil and etoposide in metastatic colorectal carcinoma. Am J Clin Oncol. 1989 Dec; 12(6):491-3. PMID: 2589229.
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  28. Weitberg AB. Effect of combinations of antioxidants on phagocyte-induced sister-chromatid exchanges. Mutat Res. 1989 Sep; 224(1):1-4. PMID: 2549410.
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  29. Weitberg AB. Effect of nicotinic acid supplementation in vivo on oxygen radical-induced genetic damage in human lymphocytes. Mutat Res. 1989 Aug; 216(4):197-201. PMID: 2761560.
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  30. Weitberg AB, Corvese D. Hydroxy- and hydroperoxy-6,8,11,14-eicosatetraenoic acids induce DNA strand breaks in human lymphocytes. Carcinogenesis. 1989 Jun; 10(6):1029-31. PMID: 2497998.
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  31. Silliman RA, Guadagnoli E, Weitberg AB, Mor V. Age as a predictor of diagnostic and initial treatment intensity in newly diagnosed breast cancer patients. J Gerontol. 1989 Mar; 44(2):M46-50. PMID: 2921470.
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  32. Wiernik PH, Case DC, Periman PO, Arlin ZA, Weitberg AB, Ritch PS, Todd MB. A multicenter trial of cytarabine plus idarubicin or daunorubicin as induction therapy for adult nonlymphocytic leukemia. Semin Oncol. 1989 Feb; 16(1 Suppl 2):25-9. PMID: 2928807.
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  33. Weitberg AB. The effect of alkaline phosphatase on platelet aggregation. Haematologia (Budap). 1989; 22(2):65-8. PMID: 2744639.
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  34. Salvatore JR, Weitberg AB. Non-ionizing electromagnetic radiation and cancer--is there a relationship? R I Med J. 1989 Jan; 72(1):15-21. PMID: 2648548.
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  35. Weitberg AB. Effects of arachidonic acid and inhibitors of arachidonic acid metabolism on phagocyte-induced sister chromatid exchanges. Clin Genet. 1988 Nov; 34(5):288-92. PMID: 2852563.
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  36. Mor V, Guadagnoli E, Masterson-Allen S, Silliman R, Weitberg A, Glicksman AS, Rosenstein R, Cummings FJ, Goldberg RJ, Fretwell MD. The Brown University Cancer and Aging Study: a statewide cooperative investigation. Study provides insights into the appropriate management of cancer in the elderly. R I Med J. 1988 Oct; 71(10):379-86. PMID: 3067317.
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  37. Cummings F, Mor V, Guadagnoli E, Glicksman A, Silliman R, Weitberg A, Goldberg R. Age as a factor in treatment of colorectal cancer. JAMA. 1988 Aug 19; 260(7):924-5. PMID: 3398193.
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  38. Beitz JG, Weitberg AB. Cancer control in Rhode Island: Part II. The Roger Williams Cancer Screening Program. R I Med J. 1988 Feb; 71(2):55-8. PMID: 3162329.
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  39. Wiemann MC, Crabtree GW, Weitberg AB, Spremulli EN, Cummings FJ, Murray C, Calabresi P. Phase I trial of the combination of 6-methylmercaptopurine riboside and 5-fluorouracil. Med Oncol Tumor Pharmacother. 1988; 5(2):113-6. PMID: 3412035.
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  40. Weitberg AB. Cyclophosphamide, vindesine and oral VP-16 in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC): an outpatient regimen. Chemotherapy. 1988; 34(2):155-7. PMID: 2839318.
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  41. Weitberg AB. Effects of inhibitors of arachidonic acid metabolism and vitamin E on oxygen radical-induced sister chromatid exchanges. Carcinogenesis. 1987 Nov; 8(11):1619-20. PMID: 3117404.
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  42. Posner MR, Belliveau JF, Weitberg AB, Sabbath K, Wiemann MC, Cummings FJ, Calabresi P. Continuous-infusion cisplatin and bolus 5-fluorouracil in colorectal carcinoma. Cancer Treat Rep. 1987 Oct; 71(10):975-7. PMID: 3308082.
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  43. Beitz JG, Weitberg AB. Cancer control in Rhode Island: Part 1. The value of screening for cancer. R I Med J. 1987 Oct; 70(10):435-9. PMID: 3455005.
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  44. Weitberg AB. Effect of combinations of antioxidants on oxygen radical-induced sister chromatid exchanges. Clin Genet. 1987 Aug; 32(2):114-7. PMID: 3652489.
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  45. Weitberg AB. The effect of L-2-oxothiazolidine on glutathione levels in cultured mammalian cells. Mutat Res. 1987 Jul-Aug; 191(3-4):189-91. PMID: 3627156.
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  46. Weitberg AB. Antioxidants inhibit the effect of vitamin C on oxygen radical-induced sister-chromatid exchanges. Mutat Res. 1987 May; 191(1):53-6. PMID: 3574341.
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  47. Weitberg AB. Chloramine-induced sister-chromatid exchanges. Mutat Res. 1987 Apr; 190(4):277-80. PMID: 3561432.
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  48. Posner MR, Ferrari L, Belliveau JF, Cummings FJ, Wiemann MC, O'Rourke A, Weitberg AB, Calabresi P. A phase I trial of continuous infusion cisplatin. Cancer. 1987 Jan 1; 59(1):15-8. PMID: 3791142.
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  49. Weitzman SA, Weitberg AB, Stossel TP, Schwartz J, Shklar G. Effects of hydrogen peroxide on oral carcinogenesis in hamsters. J Periodontol. 1986 Nov; 57(11):685-8. PMID: 3104570.
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  50. Sabbath KD, Weitberg AB, Calabresi P. Potentially curable neoplasms. Dis Mon. 1986 Oct; 32(10):593-652. PMID: 3311668.
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  51. Weitberg AB, Mayer K, Miller ME, Mikolich DJ. Dysplastic carcinoid tumor and AIDS-related complex. N Engl J Med. 1986 May 29; 314(22):1455. PMID: 3702958.
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  52. Weitberg AB, Weitzman SA. The effect of vitamin C on oxygen radical-induced sister-chromatid exchanges. Mutat Res. 1985 Sep; 144(1):23-6. PMID: 3839899.
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  53. Weitberg AB. A monocytic leukemoid reaction in a patient with myelodysplasia. CA Cancer J Clin. 1985 Sep-Oct; 35(5):308-10. PMID: 3930016.
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  54. Weitberg AB, Weitzman SA, Clark EP, Stossel TP. Effects of antioxidants on oxidant-induced sister chromatid exchange formation. J Clin Invest. 1985 Jun; 75(6):1835-41. PMID: 3924956.
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  55. Weitberg AB, Weitzman SA, Watkins E, Hinkle C, O'Rourke S, Dienstag JL. Immunogenicity of hepatitis B vaccine in oncology patients receiving chemotherapy. J Clin Oncol. 1985 May; 3(5):718-22. PMID: 3158725.
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  56. Weitzman SA, Weitberg AB, Clark EP, Stossel TP. Phagocytes as carcinogens: malignant transformation produced by human neutrophils. Science. 1985 Mar 8; 227(4691):1231-3. PMID: 3975611.
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  57. Weitzman SA, Weitberg AB. Asbestos-catalysed lipid peroxidation and its inhibition by desferroxamine. Biochem J. 1985 Jan 1; 225(1):259-62. PMID: 3977828.
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  58. Weitzman SA, Weitberg AB, Niederman R, Stossel TP. Chronic treatment with hydrogen peroxide. Is it safe? J Periodontol. 1984 Sep; 55(9):510-1. PMID: 6592323.
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  59. Weitberg AB, Harmon DC. Autoimmune neutropenia, hemolytic anemia, and reticulocytopenia in Hodgkin's disease. Ann Intern Med. 1984 May; 100(5):702-3. PMID: 6546845.
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  60. Weitberg AB, Weitzman SA. Metastatic islet cell carcinoma: a potentially treatable cause of "carcinoma of unknown origin.". CA Cancer J Clin. 1983 May-Jun; 33(3):167-71. PMID: 6301656.
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  61. Weitberg AB, Dosoretz DE. Low-dose-rate irradiation in the treatment of hairy cell leukemia. South Med J. 1983 Mar; 76(3):412-4. PMID: 6828917.
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  62. Weitberg AB, Weitzman SA, Destrempes M, Latt SA, Stossel TP. Stimulated human phagocytes produce cytogenetic changes in cultured mammalian cells. N Engl J Med. 1983 Jan 6; 308(1):26-30. PMID: 6292719.
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  63. Weitberg AB, Spremulli E, Cummings FJ. Effect of low-dose heparin on the platelet count. South Med J. 1982 Feb; 75(2):190-2. PMID: 7058361.
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  64. Weitberg AB, Annese C, Ginsberg MB. Streptococcus bovis meningitis and carcinoma of the colon. Johns Hopkins Med J. 1981 Jun; 148(6):260-1. PMID: 6785508.
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  65. Weitberg AB. Students' diagnostic acumen hard won. N Engl J Med. 1981 Feb 12; 304(7):432. PMID: 7453769.
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  66. Weitberg AB, Passero MA. Thrombocytopenia and pulmonary hemorrhage in sarcoidosis. South Med J. 1981 Feb; 74(2):253-4. PMID: 7193353.
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  67. Weitberg AB. Laboratory testing in teaching hospitals: impact on the cost of health care. A simple audit can produce results in reducing costs. R I Med J. 1980 Nov; 63(11):441-2. PMID: 6934584.
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  68. Weitberg AB. The morning-report syndrome. N Engl J Med. 1980 Apr 17; 302(16):925. PMID: 7360192.
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  69. Diskin CJ, Weitberg AB. Minidose heparin therapy. Treatment of chronic intravascular coagulation syndrome. Arch Intern Med. 1980 Feb; 140(2):263-6. PMID: 7352823.
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  70. Weitberg AB. Mechanized history-taking. Arch Intern Med. 1979 Jun; 139(6):714. PMID: 443982.
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  71. Weitberg AB, Alper JC, Diamond I, Fligiel Z. Acute granulomatous hepatitis in the course of acquired toxoplasmosis. N Engl J Med. 1979 May 10; 300(19):1093-6. PMID: 431613.
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  72. Weitberg AB, Diskin C. Pneumonia in multiple myeloma: a case report. R I Med J. 1978 Apr; 61(4):164-8. PMID: 274786.
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