Francis Arena, MD

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

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

Locations and Appointments

59 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Agewell
  • CareConnect
  • 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 Exchange
  • Fidelis Family Health
  • Fidelis Medicaid
  • Fidelis Medicare
  • HIP Access I
  • HIP Access II
  • HIP Child Health
  • HIP Family Health
  • HIP Medicaid
  • HIP Medicare
  • HealthRepublic
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Local 1199 PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Exchange
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • Queens Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare
  • UPN Elite
  • United Exchange- Compass
  • UnitedHealthcare Community & State Plan
  • 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


Phone: 516-466-6611

NYU Langone Arena Oncology

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


Phone: 516-466-6611

NYU Langone Arena Oncology

715 Roanoke Avenue, Suite 1
Riverhead, NY 11901


Phone: 631-591-4474

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  • Everolimus for women with trastuzumab-resistant, HER2-positive, advanced breast cancer (BOLERO-3): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 3 trial

    Andre, Fabrice; O'Regan, Ruth; Ozguroglu, Mustafa; Toi, Masakazu; Xu, Binghe; Jerusalem, Guy; Masuda, Norikazu; Wilks, Sharon; Arena, Francis; Isaacs, Claudine; Yap, Yoon-Sim; Papai, Zsuzsanna; Lang, Istvan; Armstrong, Anne; Lerzo, Guillermo; White, Michelle; Shen, Kunwei; Litton, Jennifer; Chen, David; Zhang, Yufen; Ali, Shyanne; Taran, Tetiana; Gianni, Luca
    Lancet oncology. 2014 May. 15 (6): 580-591

  • Erratum to: Everolimus Plus Exemestane in Postmenopausal Patients with HR(+) Breast Cancer: BOLERO-2 Final Progression-Free Survival Analysis

    Yardley, Denise A; Noguchi, Shinzaburo; Pritchard, Kathleen I; Burris, Howard A 3rd; Baselga, Jose; Gnant, Michael; Hortobagyi, Gabriel N; Campone, Mario; Pistilli, Barbara; Piccart, Martine; Melichar, Bohuslav; Petrakova, Katarina; Arena, Francis P; Erdkamp, Frans; Harb, Wael A; Feng, Wentao; Cahana, Ayelet; Taran, Tetiana; Lebwohl, David; Rugo, Hope S
    Advances in therapy. 2014 Sep. 31 (9): 1008-1009

  • Noninfectious pneumonitis associated with mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) inhibitors: Experience from a phase 3 trial in hormone receptor-positive breast cancer [Meeting Abstract]

    Arena, F
    American journal of respiratory & critical care medicine. 2013 2013. 187: ?-?

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