Rogerio C. Lilenbaum, MD

Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology); Chief Medical Officer of Smilow Cancer Hospital

Physician Biography

Dr. Lilenbaum received his medical degree from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro School of Medicine in Brazil and earned a masters degree in clinical epidemiology and clinical investigation from the Harvard School of Public Health. He completed his hematology/oncology fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine and a clinical and research fellowship at the University of California San Diego.

Clinical Interests

  • Cancer Care Facilities
  • Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
  • Geriatrics
  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Mesothelioma
  • Thoracic Neoplasms
  • National Cancer Institute (U.S.)
  • Small Cell Lung Carcinoma

Patient Care

Accepts new patients? Yes
Patient Type: Adult
Referrals: From patients or physicians

Patient Care Organizations

Medical Oncology: Subset Medical Oncology Faculty

Thoracic Oncology Program

Yale Cancer Center: Thoracic Oncology Program

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research

Board Certifications

  • Medical Oncology AB of Internal Medicine (1997)

  • Hematology (Internal Medicine) AB of Internal Medicine (1998)

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Lung, Melanoma, skin A Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of the CD40 Agonistic Antibody APX005M Administered in Combination With Nivolumab in Subjects With Non-small Cell Lung Cancer and Subjects With Metastatic Melanoma
Lung A phase II study of combination immunotherapy with ipilimumab and nivolumab in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer resistant to anti-PD-1-axis therapy
Phase I An Open-Label, Multicenter, Global Phase 2 Basket Study of Entrectinib for the Treatment of Patients With Locally Advanced or Metastatic Solid Tumors That Harbor NTRK1/2/3, ROS1, or ALK Gene Rearrangements
Lung A Phase III, Randomized, Open Label Trial of Nivolumab in Combination With Ipilimumab Versus Pemetrexed With Cisplatin or Carboplatin as First Line Therapy in Unresectable Pleural Mesothelioma
Bladder, Kidney, Lung, Melanoma, skin, Breast A Phase 1/2, Open-label, Multicenter, Dose Escalation and Dose Expansion Study of NKTR-214 and Nivolumab in Patients With Select Locally Advanced or Metastatic Solid Tumor Malignancies
Lung A Phase II, Open-Label, Multicenter, Single-Arm Study to Investigate the Efficacy and Safety of Atezolizumab as Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Therapy in Patients With Stage IB, II, or IIIA Resectable and Untreated Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Lung Open-Label, Randomized Trial of Nivolumab (BMS-936558) Plus Pemetrexed/Platinum or Nivolumab Plus Ipilimumab (BMS-734016) vs Pemetrexed Plus Platinum in Stage IV or Recurrent Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Subjects With Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) Mutation, T790M Negative Who Failed 1L EGFR Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor Therapy
Lung An Exploratory Study of the Biologic Effects and Biomarkers of Nivolumab in Combination With Ipilimumab in Subjects With Treatment-Naive Stage IV or Recurrent Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)
Lung Adjuvant Nivolumab in Resected Lung Cancers (ANVIL) - A Randomized Phase III Study of Nivolumab After Surgical Resection and Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Non-small Cell Lung Cancers
Anus, Bladder, Bones and Joints, Brain and Nervous System, Breast - Female, Breast - Male, Cervix Uteri, Colon, Corpus Uteri, Esophagus, Eye and Orbit, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Kaposi's sarcoma, Kidney, Larynx, Lip, Oral Cavity and Pharynx, Liver, Lung, Lymphoid Leukemia, Melanoma, skin, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Other Digestive Organ, Other Endocrine System, Other Female Genital, Other Male Genital, Other Respiratory and Intrathoracic Organs, Other Skin, Other Urinary, Ovary, Pancreas, Prostate, Rectum, Small Intestine, Soft Tissue, Stomach, Thyroid NCI-MATCH: Targeted Therapy Directed by Genetic Testing in Treating Patients With Advanced Refractory Solid Tumors or Lymphomas
Lung Randomized Double Blind Placebo Controlled Study of Erlotinib or Placebo in Patients With Completely Resected Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) Mutant Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)
Lung A Phase III Double-Blind Trial for Surgically Resected Early Stage Non-small Cell Lung Cancer: Crizotinib Versus Placebo for Patients With Tumors Harboring the Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase (ALK) Fusion Protein
Lung Adjuvant Lung Cancer Enrichment Marker Identification and Sequencing Trial (ALCHEMIST)
Lung, Melanoma, skin MK-3475 in Melanoma and NSCLC Patients With Brain Metastases
Lung Lung-MAP: S1400 Biomarker-Targeted Second-Line Therapy in Treating Patients With Recurrent Stage IIIB-IV Squamous Cell Lung Cancer
Lung, Melanoma, skin Evaluating the Combination of MK-3475 and Sterotactic Body Radiotherapy in Patients With Metastatic Melanoma or NSCLC
Lung Afatinib Dimaleate With or Without Cetuximab in Treating Patients With Newly Diagnosed Stage IV or Recurrent, EGFR Mutation Positive Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

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Contact Info

Rogerio C. Lilenbaum, MD
Patient Care Location
Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New HavenSmilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven
35 Park Street, Ste North Pavilion 4

New Haven, CT 06511
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Mailing Address
20 York Street
New Haven, CT 06520-8021