Jonathan Wright, MD

Jonathan Wright, MD
Appointed 07/01/89
2276 Regional Oncology Center
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
315 464-4353

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Medicine: Hematology and Oncology
  • Upstate Cancer Center: Medical Oncology

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Medicine

Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Boston City Hospital, 1985, Hematology/Oncology
  • Residency: University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, 1981, Internal Medicine
  • MD: University of Kansas School of Medicine, 1978

Clinical Interests

  • Clinical research in gastrointestinal malignancies

Research Interests

  • Gastrointestinal malignancies

Clinical Trials

  • CALGB 80702: A Phase III Trial of 6 Versus 12 Treatments of Adjuvant FOLFOX Plus Celecoxib or Placebo for Patients with Resected Stage III Colon Cancer
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  • CALGB 80803 - Randomized Phase II Trial of PET Scan-Directed Combined Modality Therapy in Esophageal Cancer
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Specialties & Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Hematology
  • Oncology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • All Cancers and Hematological Conditions
  • Colon and Rectal Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer


  • 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

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital


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Research Abstract

Selected References

Scott, L.C., Yao, J.C., Benson III, A.B., Thomas, A.L., Falk, S., Mena, R.R., Picus, J., Wright, J., Mulcahy, M.F., Ajani, J.A., Evans, T.R.J.  A phase II study of pegylated-camptothecin (pegamotecan) in the treatment of locally advanced and metastatic gastric and gastro-oesophageal junction and adenocarcinoma. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 63:363-370, 2009

Vahdat, Linda T., Pruitt, Brian, Fabian, Carol J., Rivera, Ragene R., Smith, David A., Tan-Chiu, Elizabeth, Wright, Jonathan, Tan, Antoinette R., DaCosta, Noshir A., Chuang, Ellen, Smith, John, O'Shaughnessy, Joyce, Shuster, Dale E., Meneses, Nicole L., Chandrawansa, Kumari, Fang, Fang, Cole, Patricia E., Ashworth, Simon, and Blum, Joanne L.  Phase II Study of Eribulin Mesylate, a Halichondrin B Analog, in Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer Previously Treated With an Anthracycline and a Taxane. J Clin. Oncol 27:2954-2961, 2009

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Steven Youngentob, PhD
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