Bernard Poiesz, MD
Bernard Poiesz, MD
Division Chief

Sam Benjamin, MD

Sam Benjamin, MD
Appointed 08/01/11
Women's Health Network
2275 Regional Oncology Center
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-8668

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown
  • Community

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Medicine: Hematology and Oncology
  • Medicine - Community Campus: Oncology
  • Upstate Cancer Center: Medical Oncology
  • Women's Health Network: Breast Care


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: University of Manitoba, Canada, 2011, Medical Oncology
  • Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2009, Internal Medicine
  • MD: Masaryk's University, Brno, Czech Republic, 2002

Clinical Trials

  • Acceleron Protocol No. A041-04 - A Phase 2 Randomized, Double-Blind Study of Dalantercept plus Axitinib Compared to Placebo plus Axitinib in Patients with Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma
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  • Alliance A031203: Randomized Phase II Study Comparing Cabozantinib (NSC #761968 and IND #116059) With Commercially Supplied Sunitinib in Patients With Previously Untreated Locally Advanced or Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma
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  • NSABP B-47: A Randomized Phase III Trial of Adjuvant Therapy Comparing Chemotherapy Alone (Six Cycles of Docetaxel Plus Cyclophosphamide or Four Cycles of Doxorubicin Plus Cyclophosphamide Followed by Weekly Paclitaxel) to Chemotherapy Plus Trastuzumab in Women with Node-Positive or High-Risk Node-Negative HER2-Low Invasive Breast Cancer
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  • SWOG S0931 EVEREST: EVErolimus for Renal Cancer Ensuing Surgical Therapy, A Phase III Study
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  • SWOG S1216- A Phase III Randomized Trial Comparing Androgen Deprivation Therapy + TAK-700 with Androgen Deprivation Therapy + Bicalutamide in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Metastatic Hormone Sensitive Prostate Cancer
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Specialties & Certification

  • Internal Medicine

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Advanced Prostate Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Urologic Cancers


  • Adults


  • Bone Marrow Aspiration
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer Evaluation and Treatment Plan
  • Chemotherapy
  • Intravenous Therapy for Osteoporosis
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Paracentesis
  • Vaccine Therapy for Advanced Prostate Cancer

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
  • Crouse Hospital
Clinical Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/findadoc/benjamis
Faculty Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/faculty/benjamis