Bernard J Poiesz, MD, 315 464-8231

Bernard J Poiesz, MD
Appointed 07/01/74
Women's Health Network
1239 Weiskotten Hall
766 Irving Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13210
315 464-8231

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown
  • Community

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Medicine: Hematology and Oncology
  • Medicine - Community Campus: Oncology
  • Upstate Cancer Center: Medical Oncology

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Cancer Research Institute
  • Medicine


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD, 1977
  • MD: University of Pennsylvania, 1974
  • Residency: University Hospital, SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, 1974
  • BA: LaSalle University, 1970

Clinical Interests

  • Oncology, Uro-Oncology; general Hematology

Research Interests

  • Detection, quantification, and characterization of human retro-viruses, testing of antiviral compounds; understanding the biology of sarcomeric protiens.

Clinical Trials

  • Amgen protocol Number: 20070782- A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study to Evaluate the Long-term Safety and Efficacy of Darbepoetin Alfa Administered at 500 ug Once Every-3-Weeks in Anemic Subjects With Advanced Stage Non-small Cell Lung Cancer Receiving Multi-cycle Chemotherapy
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  • Avillion Protocol Number AV001: A Multicenter Phase 3 Randomized, Open-Label Study of Bosutinib versus Imatinib in Adult Patients with Newly Diagnosed Chronic Phase Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
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  • CALGB 90203:Randomized Phase III Study of Neo-adjuvant Docetaxel and Androgen Deprivation prior to Radical Prostatectomy versus Immediate Radical Prostatectomy in Patients with High-Risk, Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer
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  • Celgene Protocol CC-5013-CLL-002: A Phase 3, Multi-center, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo Controlled, Parallel-group Study of the Efficacy and Safety of Lenalidomide (Revlimid) as Maintenance Therapy for Patients with B-Cell Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Following Second-Line Therapy (The CONTINUUM Trial)
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  • Cerulean Protocol #: CRLX101-208 - A Randomized, Phase 2 Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of CRLX101 in Combination With Bevacizumab in Patients With Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC) Versus Standard of Care (SOC) (Investigator's Choice)
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  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH) Subject Registry
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  • Sanofi Protocol No.: OBS13597 - Prospective international observational cohort non-comparative study describing the safety and effectiveness of ZALTRAPĀ® administered in combination with FOLFIRI for the treatment of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer in current clinical practice: A Post-Authorisation Safety Study (PASS)
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Specialties & Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Oncology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Adult Lymphoma
  • Advanced Prostate Cancer
  • All Cancers and Hematological Conditions
  • Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma (CTCL)
  • HIV Infection and AIDS
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Urologic Cancers


  • Adults


  • Apheresis
  • Blood Transfusion
  • Bone Marrow Aspiration
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT)
  • Chemotherapy
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Infusional Therapies
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Paracentesis
  • Stem Cell Collection Procedures
  • Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Thoracentesis
  • Vaccine Therapy for Advanced Prostate Cancer

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

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