Sylvia Adams, MD

  • Specialty: Medical Oncology
  • Languages: English, German
  • Phone: 212-731-5795

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

breast cancer

Credentials

Positions
  • Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Medical Oncology), 2003
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, NYU Medical Center, Hematology Oncology, 2003
  • Residency, Winthrop University Hospital, Medicine, 2000
  • MD from Friedrich Schiller University, 1995
Departments

Locations and Appointments

77 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Affinity
  • Affinity Exchange- Essential
  • Agewell
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • ElderPlan
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus Essential
  • 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
  • Hotel Trades
  • Humana Medicare
  • Independent Care System New York
  • Local 1199 PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus Child Health
  • MetroPlus Essential
  • MetroPlus Exchange Plans
  • MetroPlus Family Health
  • MetroPlus Medicaid
  • MetroPlus Medicare
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NY Medicaid
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • PHP
  • 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
  • WellCare Child Health
  • WellCare Family Health
  • WellCare Medicaid
  • WellCare Medicare
  • Wellcare Exchange
*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 Medical Oncology Associates

160 East 34th Street
New York, NY 10016

Contact

Phone: 212-731-5795

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My Research

Dr. Adams is a Medical Oncologist caring for patients with breast cancer. She also has expertise in the development and conduct of cancer immunotherapy trials. Her work has been awarded several grants from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI, K23 and R01). She has published several original research articles as well as reviews and book chapters on breast cancer and cancer immunotherapy. Dr. Adams received a Master of Science in Clinical Investigation at New York University in 2010 and serves as Vice Chair of the NYU-IRB .

Publications

  • Safety and clinical activity of atezolizumab (anti-PDL1) in combination with nab-paclitaxel in patients with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer [Meeting Abstract]

    Adams, S; Diamond, J; Hamilton, E; Pohlmann, P; Tolaney, S; Molinero, L; Zou, W; Liu, B; Waterkamp, D; Funke, R; Powderly, J
    Cancer research. 2016 15 Feb 2016. 76 (4):

  • Enlisting the Immune System to Cure Breast Cancer-A Recipe for Success

    Adams, Sylvia
    JAMA oncology. 2016 Jan 1. 2 (1): 25-27

  • A phase III randomized trial of atezolizumab in combination with nab-paclitaxel as first line therapy for patients with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer (mTNBC) [Meeting Abstract]

    Emens, L; Adams, S; Loi, S; Schmid, P; Schneeweiss, A; Rugo, H; Chui, S; Winer, E
    Cancer research. 2016 15 Feb 2016. 76 (4):

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