Researcher Profile

David A. August, MD

Chief, Surgical Oncology at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Professor of Surgery, Surgical Oncology
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
195 Little Albany Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1914

Phone: (732) 235-7701

Assistant: Kimberly Finney
(732) 235-6780

Research Program Alignments

Membership Type: Associate

Research Interests

  • Chemoprevention
  • Diet
  • Colorectal cancer
  • GI malignancies
  • Pancreas cancer
  • Immunotherapy of pancreas cancer

Selected Publications

Sturgill MG, August DA, Brenner DE.  The effect of hepatic enzyme induction with phenobarbital on doxorubicin metabolism and myelotoxicity in the rabbit.  Cancer Invest 18:197-205, 2000.

August DA, Kearney TJ.  Cystosarcoma phyllodes:  mastectomy, lumpectomy, or lumpectomy plus irradiation?  Surg Oncol  9:49-52, 2000.

Wen SW, Demissie K, August DA.  Level of aggregation for optimal epidemiologic analysis - the case of time to surgery and unnecessary removal of the normal appendix.  J Epidemiol Community Health 55:198-203, 2001.

August DA.  Clinical guidelines:  An evidence based tool to lead nutrition practice into the new millennium (editorial).  Nutrition in Clinical Practice 15:211-212, 2000.

Hong J, Smith TJ, Ho C-T, August DA, Yang CS.  Effects of purified green and black tea polyphenols on cyclooxygenase- and lipoxygenase-dependent metabolism of arachidonic acid in human colon mucosa and colon tumor tissues. Biochem Pharmacol 62:1175-1183, 2001.

A.S.P.E.N. Board of Directors, August DA, Teitelbaum D, et al.  Guidelines for the use of parenteral and enteral nutrition in adult and pediatric patients.  J Parent Ent Nutr 26(1SA):1SA-138SA, 2002.

Bash-Babula J, Toppmeyer D, Labassi M, Reidy J, Orlick M, Senzon R, Alli E, Kearney T, August D, Shih W, Yang JM, Hait W. A phase I/pilot study of sequential doxorubicin/vinorelbine:  Effects on p53 and microtubule-associated protein 4. Clin Cancer Res 8(5):1057-1064, 2002.

August DA.  Vitamins and trace elements in TPN (response to letter to the editor).  J Parent Ent Nutr.  26:257, 2002.

August DA.  An agenda for the clinical science and practice of home parenteral nutrition.  J Parent Ent Nutr.  26:S72-S75, 2002.

Willett LR, August DA, Carson JL.  Breast cancer prevention.  New Options for patients and clinicians.  New Jersey Medicine 99:27-34, 2002.

August DA, Toppmeyer DL.  Chemoprevention of breast cancer.  Am J Oncol Rev.  2:325-327, 2003.

August DA.  Nutrition and cancer: Where are we going?  Top Clin Nutr 18:268-279, 2003.

Demissie K, Oluwole OO, Osinubi OO, Jain N, August DA, Rhoads GG.  Racial differences in the treatment of colorectal cancer: A comparison of surgical and radiation therapy between whites and blacks.  Ann Epidemiol, 14:215–221, 2004.

August DA.  Nutrition support research: It is our obligation to do better.  J Parent Ent Nutr 28:201-209, 2004.

Goodin S, August DA.  Commentary on adenoma recurrence after resection of colorectal carcinoma.  Am J Oncol Rev 3:538-540, 2004.

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