Francis Arena, MD

  • Specialties: Medical Oncology, Hematology
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 516-466-6611

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

melanoma, leukemia, cancer of the soft tissue, prostate cancer, colon cancer, kidney cancer, multiple myeloma (MM), pancreatic cancer, blood cancer, bladder cancer, anemia, lung cancer, rectal cancer, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, liver cancer
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Credentials

Positions
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Medical Director, NYU Langone Arena Oncology
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Medical Oncology), 1995
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine, 1978
Education and Training
  • MD from Cornell University, 1975
Departments

Locations and Appointments

62 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Agewell
  • Alphacare
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • ElderPlan
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield MediBlue
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways, Enhanced
  • Fidelis Child Health
  • Fidelis Essential
  • Fidelis Exchange
  • Fidelis Family Health
  • Fidelis Medicaid
  • Fidelis Medicare
  • GHI CBP
  • HIP Access I
  • HIP Access II
  • HIP Child Health
  • HIP EPO/PPO
  • HIP Essential
  • HIP Family Health
  • HIP HMO
  • HIP Medicaid
  • HIP Medicare
  • HIP POS
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Healthfirst
  • Healthfirst Essential
  • Independent Care System New York
  • Local 1199 PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • PHP
  • Queens Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare
  • UPN Elite
  • UnitedHealthcare Community & State Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare Core and Charter
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
  • Village Caremax
  • Visiting Nurse Service (VNS) Medicare
*Insurance listed above may not be accepted at all office locations. Please confirm prior to each visit. The information presented here may not be complete or may have been changed.
NYU Langone Arena Oncology

1999 Marcus Avenue
North New Hyde Park, NY 11042

Contact

Phone: 516-466-6611

NYU Langone Arena Oncology

157-02 Cross Bay Boulevard, Suite 204
Queens, NY 11414

Contact

Phone: 516-466-6611

NYU Langone Arena Oncology

94-07 156th Ave
Howard Beach, NY 11414

Contact

Phone: 718-845-9616

NYU Langone Arena Oncology

715 Roanoke Avenue, Suite 1
Riverhead, NY 11901

Contact

Phone: 631-591-4474

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Publications

  • CA19-9 decrease at 8 weeks as a predictor of overall survival in a randomized phase III trial (MPACT) of weekly nab-paclitaxel plus gemcitabine versus gemcitabine alone in patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer

    Chiorean, E G; Von Hoff, D D; Reni, M; Arena, F P; Infante, J R; Bathini, V G; Wood, T E; Mainwaring, P N; Muldoon, R T; Clingan, P R; Kunzmann, V; Ramanathan, R K; Tabernero, J; Goldstein, D; McGovern, D; Lu, B; Ko, A
    Annals of oncology. 2016 Jan 22. 27 (4): 654-660

  • Everolimus plus trastuzumab and vinorelbine for trastuzumab-resistant, taxane-pretreated, HER2+ advanced breast cancer: Overall survival results from BOLERO-3 [Meeting Abstract]

    Isaacs, C; O'Regan, R; Xu, B; Masuda, N; Arena, F; Yap, Y -S; Papai, Z; Lang, I; Armstrong, A; Lerzo, G; White, M; Shen, K; Zhang, Y; Jappe, A; Pacaud, L B; Taran, T; Ozguroglu, M
    Cancer research. 2016 15 Feb 2016. 76 (4):

  • Positron emission tomography response evaluation from a randomized phase III trial of weekly nab-paclitaxel plus gemcitabine versus gemcitabine alone for patients with metastatic adenocarcinoma of the pancreas

    Ramanathan, R K; Goldstein, D; Korn, R L; Arena, F; Moore, M; Siena, S; Teixeira, L; Tabernero, J; Van Laethem, J-L; Liu, H; McGovern, D; Lu, B; Von Hoff, D D
    Annals of oncology. 2016 Jan 22. 27 (4): 648-653

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