Michael E. Hurwitz, PhD, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)

Clinical Interests

  • Adult
  • Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
  • Kidney Neoplasms
  • Medical Oncology
  • Prostatic Neoplasms
  • Testicular Neoplasms

Patient Care

Accepts new patients? Yes
Patient Type: Adult
Referrals: From physicians only

Patient Care Organizations

Medical Oncology: Subset Medical Oncology Faculty

Cancer Center: Prostate & Urologic Cancers Program

General Adult Urology

Urologic Oncology Program

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research

Board Certifications

  • Medical Oncology AB of Internal Medicine (2004)

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Prostate A Phase Ib, Open-Label Study of the Safety and Tolerability of Atezolizumab in Combination With Radium-223 Dichloride in Patients With Castrate-Resistant Prostate Cancer Who Have Progressed Following Treatment With an Androgen Pathway Inhibitor
Bladder A Phase 3, Multicenter, Multinational, Randomized, Open-label, Parallel-arm Study Of Avelumab* (msb0010718c) Plus Best Supportive Care Versus Best Supportive Care Alone As A Maintenance Treatment In Patients With Locally Advanced Or Metastatic Urothelial Cancer Whose Disease Did Not Progress After Completion Of First-line Platinum-containing Chemotherapy
Melanoma, skin A Phase 1b/2 Open-label Study To Evaluate Safety, Clinical Activity, Pharmacokinetics And Pharmacodynamics Of Avelumab (msb0010718c) In Combination With Other Cancer Immunotherapies In Patients With Advanced Malignancies
Bladder, Phase I A Phase I Study of MEDI4736 (Anti-PD-L1 Antibody) in Combination With Tremelimumab (Anti-CTLA-4 Antibody) in Subjects With Advanced Solid Tumors
Anus, Bladder, Bones and Joints, Brain and Nervous System, Breast - Female, Breast - Male, Cervix Uteri, Colon, Corpus Uteri, Esophagus, Eye and Orbit, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Kaposi's sarcoma, Kidney, Larynx, Lip, Oral Cavity and Pharynx, Liver, Lung, Lymphoid Leukemia, Melanoma, skin, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Other Digestive Organ, Other Endocrine System, Other Female Genital, Other Male Genital, Other Respiratory and Intrathoracic Organs, Other Skin, Other Urinary, Ovary, Pancreas, Prostate, Rectum, Small Intestine, Soft Tissue, Stomach, Thyroid NCI-MATCH: Targeted Therapy Directed by Genetic Testing in Treating Patients With Advanced Refractory Solid Tumors or Lymphomas
Kidney, Other Urinary A Prospective Phase II Trial of Neoadjuvant Systemic Chemotherapy Followed by Extirpative Surgery for Patients With High Grade Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma
Bladder A Phase III, Randomized, Open-label, Controlled, Multi-Center, Global Study of First-Line MEDI4736 Monotherapy and MEDI4736 in Combination With Tremelimumab Versus Standard of Care Chemotherapy in Patients With Unresectable Stage IV Urothelial Bladder Cancer
Prostate Detection of ARv7 in the plasma of men with advanced metastatic castrate resistant prostate cancer (MCRP)
Breast - Female, Colon, Kidney, Melanoma, skin, Rectum, Phase I A Phase I Study of MEDI4736 (Anti-PD-L1 Antibody) in Combination With Tremelimumab (Anti-CTLA-4 Antibody) in Subjects With Advanced Solid Tumors
Melanoma, skin A Phase III Randomized Trial Comparing Physician/Patient Choice of Either High Dose Interferon or Ipilimumab to MK-3475 (Pembrolizumab) in Patients With High Risk Resected Melanoma
Prostate A Phase I and Randomized Phase II Multicenter Study of Cabozantinib (XL184) Plus Docetaxel and Prednisone in Metastatic Castrate Resistant Prostate Cancer
Prostate A Single-arm, Phase 2 Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of VT-464 in Patients With Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Progressing on Enzalutamide or Abiraterone
Bladder A Phase III, Open-Label, Multicenter, Randomized Study of Atezolizumab (Anti-PD-L1 Antibody) Versus Observation as Adjuvant Therapy in Patients With PD-L1-Selected, High-Risk Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer After Cystectomy
Bladder A Randomized Phase II Study of Co-Expression Extrapolation (COXEN) With Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Localized, Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer
Kidney, Lung, Melanoma, skin, Phase I A Phase I/II, Open-Label, Multicenter, Dose Escalation and Dose Expansion Study of NKTR-214 in Subjects with Locally Advanced or Metastatic Solid Tumor Malignancies
Melanoma, skin A Phase II, Multicenter, Single-arm Study to Assess the Safety, Feasibility, and Efficacy of Cell Transfer Therapy Using Autologous Tumor Infiltrating Lymphocytes (LN-144) Followed by IL-2 for Treatment of Metastatic Melanoma
Prostate, Phase I A Phase I Study of A Prostate-Specific Membrane Antigen Targeting-Tubulysin Conjugate EC1169 In Patients With Recurrent Metastatic, Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (MCRPC)
Bladder, Other Urinary A Phase III, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of Ramucirumab Plus Docetaxel Versus Placebo Plus Docetaxel in Patients With Locally Advanced or Unresectable or Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma Who Progressed on or After Platinum-Based Therapy
Bladder, Lung, Other Digestive Organ, Other Urinary, Stomach, Phase I An Open-Label, Multicenter, Phase I Study of Ramucirumab Plus Pembrolizumab in Patients With Locally Advanced and Unresectable or Metastatic Gastric or Gastroesophageal Junction Adenocarcinoma, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, or Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Urothelium
Bladder, Breast - Female, Cervix Uteri, Corpus Uteri, Ovary Phase I/II Study of IMMU-132 in Patients With Epithelial Cancers

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Contact Info

Michael E. Hurwitz, PhD, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale Cancer CenterYale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, Ste North Pavilion 4

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208032
New Haven, CT 06520