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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
  • Colon Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lynch Syndrome
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • 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.

Bergsland And Nakakura

Most recent publications from a total of 93
  1. Anthony LB, Kulke MH, Caplin ME, Bergsland E, Öberg K, Pavel M, Hörsch D, Warner RRP, O'Dorisio TM, Dillon JS, Lapuerta P, Kassler-Taub K, Jiang W. Long-Term Safety Experience with Telotristat Ethyl Across Five Clinical Studies in Patients with Carcinoid Syndrome. Oncologist. 2019 Jan 16. View in PubMed
  2. Donner DB, Ruan DT, Toriguchi K, Bergsland EK, Nakakura EK, Lin MH, Antonia RJ, Warren RS. Mitogen Inducible Gene-6 Is a Prognostic Marker for Patients with Colorectal Liver Metastases. Transl Oncol. 2019 Jan 09; 12(3):550-560. View in PubMed
  3. Dasari A, Bergsland EK, Benson AB, Cai B, Huynh L, Totev T, Shea J, Duh MS, Neary MP, Dagohoy CG, Shih BE, Maurer VE, Chan J, Kulke MH. Treatment Patterns and Clinical Outcomes in Advanced Lung Neuroendocrine Tumors in Real-World Settings: A Multicenter Retrospective Chart Review Study. Oncologist. 2019 Jan 04. View in PubMed
  4. Kulke MH, Benson AB, Dasari A, Huynh L, Cai B, Totev T, Roesner N, Duh MS, Neary MP, Maurer VE, Shih BE, Dagohoy CG, Chan J, Bergsland EK. Real-World Treatment Patterns and Clinical Outcomes in Advanced Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrine Tumors (GI NET): A Multicenter Retrospective Chart Review Study. Oncologist. 2019 Jan 03. View in PubMed
  5. Singh S, Moody L, Chan DL, Metz DC, Strosberg J, Asmis T, Bailey DL, Bergsland E, Brendtro K, Carroll R, Cleary S, Kim M, Kong G, Law C, Lawrence B, McEwan A, McGregor C, Michael M, Pasieka J, Pavlakis N, Pommier R, Soulen M, Wyld D, Segelov E. Follow-up Recommendations for Completely Resected Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors. JAMA Oncol. 2018 Nov 01; 4(11):1597-1604. View in PubMed
  6. Chamberlain CE, German MS, Yang K, Wang J, VanBrocklin H, Regan M, Shokat KM, Ducker GS, Kim GE, Hann B, Donner DB, Warren RS, Venook AP, Bergsland EK, Lee D, Wang Y, Nakakura EK. A Patient-derived Xenograft Model of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors Identifies Sapanisertib as a Possible New Treatment for Everolimus-resistant Tumors. Mol Cancer Ther. 2018 Dec; 17(12):2702-2709. View in PubMed
  7. Shamir ER, Devine WP, Pekmezci M, Umetsu SE, Krings G, Federman S, Cho SJ, Saunders TA, Jen KY, Bergsland E, Jones K, Kim GE, Kakar S, Chiu CY, Joseph NM. Identification of high-risk human papillomavirus and Rb/E2F pathway genomic alterations in mutually exclusive subsets of colorectal neuroendocrine carcinoma. Mod Pathol. 2018 Sep 20. View in PubMed
  8. Mulvey CK, Bergsland EK. Progress in the Evaluation and Treatment of Small Bowel Neuroendocrine Tumors. J Oncol Pract. 2018 Aug; 14(8):487-489. View in PubMed
  9. Savoie MB, Paciorek A, Zhang L, Van Blarigan EL, Sommovilla N, Abrams D, Atreya CE, Bergsland EK, Chern H, Kelley RK, Ko A, Laffan A, Sarin A, Varma MG, Venook AP, Van Loon K. Vitamin D Levels in Patients with Colorectal Cancer Before and After Treatment Initiation. J Gastrointest Cancer. 2018 Jul 30. View in PubMed
  10. Shah MH, Goldner WS, Halfdanarson TR, Bergsland E, Berlin JD, Halperin D, Chan J, Kulke MH, Benson AB, Blaszkowsky LS, Eads J, Engstrom PF, Fanta P, Giordano T, He J, Heslin MJ, Kalemkerian GP, Kandeel F, Khan SA, Kidwai WZ, Kunz PL, Kuvshinoff BW, Lieu C, Pillarisetty VG, Saltz L, Sosa JA, Strosberg JR, Sussman CA, Trikalinos NA, Uboha NA, Whisenant J, Wong T, Yao JC, Burns JL, Ogba N, Zuccarino-Catania G. NCCN Guidelines Insights: Neuroendocrine and Adrenal Tumors, Version 2.2018. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2018 Jun; 16(6):693-702. View in PubMed
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