University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Matthew Gubens, MD

Matthew Gubens, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, UCSF

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Cancer Immunology

Education

  • Yale University, B.A., 1997, Ethics, Politics and Economics
  • Harvard School of Public Health, M.S., 2000, Health Policy and Management
  • Stanford University, M.D., 2005, School of Medicine
  • University of California, San Francisco, Residency, 2008, School of Medicine - Internal Medicine
  • Stanford University Fellowship, 2011, School of Medicine - Medical Oncology

Professional Experience

  • 2010-2011
    Instructor of Medicine, Medicine (Oncology), Stanford University School of Medicine
  • 2011-2017
    Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor, Medicine (Hematology/Oncology), University of California, San Francisco
  • 2017-present
    Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor, Medicine (Hematology/Oncology), University of California, San Francisco

Selected Publications

  1. Kalemkerian GP, Loo BW, Akerley W, Attia A, Bassetti M, Boumber Y, Decker R, Dobelbower MC, Dowlati A, Downey RJ, Florsheim C, Ganti AKP, Grecula JC, Gubens MA, Hann CL, Hayman JA, Heist RS, Koczywas M, Merritt RE, Mohindra N, Molina J, Moran CA, Morgensztern D, Pokharel S, Portnoy DC, Rhodes D, Rusthoven C, Santana-Davila R, Williams CC, Hoffmann KG, Hughes M. NCCN Guidelines Insights: Small Cell Lung Cancer, Version 2.2018. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2018 Oct; 16(10):1171-1182.
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  2. Gadgeel SM, Stevenson JP, Langer CJ, Gandhi L, Borghaei H, Patnaik A, Villaruz LC, Gubens M, Hauke R, Yang JC, Sequist LV, Bachman R, Saraf S, Raftopoulos H, Papadimitrakopoulou V. Pembrolizumab and platinum-based chemotherapy as first-line therapy for advanced non-small-cell lung cancer: Phase 1 cohorts from the KEYNOTE-021 study. Lung Cancer. 2018 Nov; 125:273-281.
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  3. Borghaei H, Langer CJ, Gadgeel S, Papadimitrakopoulou VA, Patnaik A, Powell SF, Gentzler RD, Martins RG, Stevenson JP, Jalal SI, Panwalkar A, Chih-Hsin Yang J, Gubens M, Sequist LV, Awad MM, Fiore J, Saraf S, Keller S, Gandhi L. 24-Month Overall Survival From KEYNOTE-021 Cohort G: Pemetrexed and Carboplatin With or Without Pembrolizumab As First-Line Therapy for Advanced Nonsquamous Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer. J Thorac Oncol. 2018 Aug 20.
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  4. Kardosh A, Lichtensztajn DY, Gubens MA, Kunz PL, Fisher GA, Clarke CA. Long-Term Survivors of Pancreatic Cancer: A California Population-Based Study. Pancreas. 2018 Aug 01.
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  5. Ettinger DS, Aisner DL, Wood DE, Akerley W, Bauman J, Chang JY, Chirieac LR, D'Amico TA, Dilling TJ, Dobelbower M, Govindan R, Gubens MA, Hennon M, Horn L, Lackner RP, Lanuti M, Leal TA, Lilenbaum R, Lin J, Loo BW, Martins R, Otterson GA, Patel SP, Reckamp K, Riely GJ, Schild SE, Shapiro TA, Stevenson J, Swanson SJ, Tauer K, Yang SC, Gregory K, Hughes M. NCCN Guidelines Insights: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Version 5.2018. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2018 Jul; 16(7):807-821.
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  6. Burudpakdee C, Wong W, Seetasith A, Corvino FA, Yeh W, Gubens M. Economic impact of preventing brain metastases with alectinib in ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancer. Lung Cancer. 2018 May; 119:103-111.
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  7. Gubens MA, Chuang JC, Akerley W, Langer CJ, Clément-Duchêne C, San Pedro-Salcedo M, Colevas AD, Dragnev K, Socinski MA, Wakelee HA. A pooled analysis of advanced nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer patients with stable treated brain metastases in two phase II trials receiving bevacizumab and pemetrexed as second-line therapy. J Thorac Dis. 2018 Jan; 10(1):219-227.
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  8. Blakely CM, Watkins TBK, Wu W, Gini B, Chabon JJ, McCoach CE, McGranahan N, Wilson GA, Birkbak NJ, Olivas VR, Rotow J, Maynard A, Wang V, Gubens MA, Banks KC, Lanman RB, Caulin AF, St John J, Cordero AR, Giannikopoulos P, Simmons AD, Mack PC, Gandara DR, Husain H, Doebele RC, Riess JW, Diehn M, Swanton C, Bivona TG. Evolution and clinical impact of co-occurring genetic alterations in advanced-stage EGFR-mutant lung cancers. Nat Genet. 2017 Dec; 49(12):1693-1704.
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  9. Woodard GA, Wang SX, Kratz JR, Zoon-Besselink CT, Chiang CY, Gubens MA, Jahan TM, Blakely CM, Jones KD, Mann MJ, Jablons DM. Adjuvant Chemotherapy Guided by Molecular Profiling and Improved Outcomes in Early Stage, Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer. Clin Lung Cancer. 2018 Jan; 19(1):58-64.
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  10. Gubens MA. Immunotherapies for Lung Cancer. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2017 May; 15(5S):692-695.
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  11. Tumeh PC, Hellmann MD, Hamid O, Tsai KK, Loo KL, Gubens MA, Rosenblum M, Harview CL, Taube JM, Handley N, Khurana N, Nosrati A, Krummel MF, Tucker A, Sosa EV, Sanchez PJ, Banayan N, Osorio JC, Nguyen-Kim DL, Chang J, Shintaku IP, Boasberg PD, Taylor EJ, Munster PN, Algazi AP, Chmielowski B, Dummer R, Grogan TR, Elashoff D, Hwang J, Goldinger SM, Garon EB, Pierce RH, Daud A. Liver Metastasis and Treatment Outcome with Anti-PD-1 Monoclonal Antibody in Patients with Melanoma and NSCLC. Cancer Immunol Res. 2017 05; 5(5):417-424.
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  12. Ettinger DS, Wood DE, Aisner DL, Akerley W, Bauman J, Chirieac LR, D'Amico TA, DeCamp MM, Dilling TJ, Dobelbower M, Doebele RC, Govindan R, Gubens MA, Hennon M, Horn L, Komaki R, Lackner RP, Lanuti M, Leal TA, Leisch LJ, Lilenbaum R, Lin J, Loo BW, Martins R, Otterson GA, Reckamp K, Riely GJ, Schild SE, Shapiro TA, Stevenson J, Swanson SJ, Tauer K, Yang SC, Gregory K, Hughes M. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Version 5.2017, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2017 04; 15(4):504-535.
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  13. Jonsson VD, Blakely CM, Lin L, Asthana S, Matni N, Olivas V, Pazarentzos E, Gubens MA, Bastian BC, Taylor BS, Doyle JC, Bivona TG. Novel computational method for predicting polytherapy switching strategies to overcome tumor heterogeneity and evolution. Sci Rep. 2017 Mar 13; 7:44206.
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  14. Langer CJ, Gadgeel SM, Borghaei H, Papadimitrakopoulou VA, Patnaik A, Powell SF, Gentzler RD, Martins RG, Stevenson JP, Jalal SI, Panwalkar A, Yang JC, Gubens M, Sequist LV, Awad MM, Fiore J, Ge Y, Raftopoulos H, Gandhi L. Carboplatin and pemetrexed with or without pembrolizumab for advanced, non-squamous non-small-cell lung cancer: a randomised, phase 2 cohort of the open-label KEYNOTE-021 study. Lancet Oncol. 2016 Nov; 17(11):1497-1508.
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  15. Ramalingam S, Hui R, Gandhi L, Carcereny E, Felip E, Ahn MJ, Eder JP, Balmanoukian AS, Leighl N, Aggarwal C, Horn L, Patnaik A, Middleton GW, Gubens M, Hellmann M, Soria JC, Lubiniecki GM, Zhang J, Piperdi B, Garon EB. P2.39: Long-Term OS for Patients With Advanced NSCLC Enrolled in the KEYNOTE-001 Study of Pembrolizumab: Track: Immunotherapy. J Thorac Oncol. 2016 Oct; 11(10S):S241-S242.
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  16. Premasekharan G, Gilbert E, Okimoto RA, Hamirani A, Lindquist KJ, Ngo VT, Roy R, Hough J, Edwards M, Paz R, Foye A, Sood R, Copren KA, Gubens M, Small EJ, Bivona TG, Collisson EA, Friedlander TW, Paris PL. An improved CTC isolation scheme for pairing with downstream genomics: Demonstrating clinical utility in metastatic prostate, lung and pancreatic cancer. Cancer Lett. 2016 09 28; 380(1):144-52.
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  17. Chatterjee M, Turner DC, Felip E, Lena H, Cappuzzo F, Horn L, Garon EB, Hui R, Arkenau HT, Gubens MA, Hellmann MD, Dong D, Li C, Mayawala K, Freshwater T, Ahamadi M, Stone J, Lubiniecki GM, Zhang J, Im E, De Alwis DP, Kondic AG, Fløtten Ø. Systematic evaluation of pembrolizumab dosing in patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer. Ann Oncol. 2016 07; 27(7):1291-8.
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  18. Sanlorenzo M, Vujic I, Daud A, Algazi A, Gubens M, Luna SA, Lin K, Quaglino P, Rappersberger K, Ortiz-Urda S. Pembrolizumab Cutaneous Adverse Events and Their Association With Disease Progression. JAMA Dermatol. 2015 Nov; 151(11):1206-1212.
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  19. Magbanua MJ, Pugia M, Lee JS, Jabon M, Wang V, Gubens M, Marfurt K, Pence J, Sidhu H, Uzgiris A, Rugo HS, Park JW. A Novel Strategy for Detection and Enumeration of Circulating Rare Cell Populations in Metastatic Cancer Patients Using Automated Microfluidic Filtration and Multiplex Immunoassay. PLoS One. 2015; 10(10):e0141166.
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  20. Pazarentzos E, Giannikopoulos P, Hrustanovic G, St John J, Olivas VR, Gubens MA, Balassanian R, Weissman J, Polkinghorn W, Bivona TG. Oncogenic activation of the PI3-kinase p110ß isoform via the tumor-derived PIK3Cß(D1067V) kinase domain mutation. Oncogene. 2016 Mar 03; 35(9):1198-205.
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