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Anna M Litvak MD - Oncology - Livingston

Anna M Litvak MD

Primary Specialties
  • Oncology
  • Affiliations
    Saint Barnabas Medical Center

    Primary Office

    Medical Oncology Associates of SBMC
    94 Old Short Hills Rd
    Saint Barnabas Medical Center Cancer Center, 2nd Floor, East Wing
    Livingston, NJ 07039
    (973) 322-8911

    Physician Information

    Anna Litvak, MD, medical oncologist, has joined The Cancer Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center. She received her bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania, Summa Cum Laude. She went on to receive her medical degree from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas where she was elected Alpha Omega Alpha. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. She then went on to complete her fellowship in Medical Oncology/Hematology and Thoracic Oncology Services at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.

    Dr. Litvak is board certified in Internal Medicine and is a member of the American Medical Association, American Society of Hematology, and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. She has published a number of abstracts, manuscripts, review articles, and book chapters related to cancer research in the fields of breast, thoracic, gastrointestinal, and gynecologic oncology. She is also fluent in English as well as in Russian.

    Experience & Education

    Medical Education: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 2009

    Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

    Fellowship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY


    Title: Selective induction of cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in human prostate cancer cells through adenoviral transfer of the melanoma differentiation associated-7/inteukin-24 gene
    Authors: Saito Y, Miyahara R, Gopalan B, Litvak A, Inoue S, Shanker M, Branch C, Mhashilkar A, Roth J, Chada S, Ramesh R
    Publisher: Cancer Gene Ther
    Date: March 2005
    Issue: 12 (3):238-47
    Description: PMID:15578066
    Title: Activation of the Fas-FasL Signaling Pathway by MDA-7/IL-24 Kills Human Ovarian Cancer Cells
    Authors: Gopalan B, Litvak A, Sharma S, Mhashilkar A, Chada S, Ramesh R
    Publisher: Cancer Research
    Date: April 2005
    Issue: 65 (8): 3017-3024
    Description: PMID: 15833826
    Title: Use of Chemotherapy in the Resection of Liver Metastases of Colorectal Cancer
    Authors: Litvak A, Saltz L
    Publisher: Curr Colorectal Cancer Report
    Date: June 2013
    Issue: 9(2):178-184
    Title: False-positive elevations of carcinoembryonic antigen in patients with a history of resected colorectal cancer
    Authors: Litvak A, Cercek A, Segal N, Reidy-Lagunes D, Stadler ZK, Yaeger RD, Kemeny NE, Weiser MR, Pessin MS, Saltz L
    Publisher: J Natl Compr Canc Netw.
    Date: 2014 June
    Issue: 12(6):907-13
    Description: PMID: 24925201
    Title: Phase II Study of the GI-4000 KRAS Vaccine After Curative Therapy in Patients With Stage I-III Lung Adenocarcinoma Harboring a KRAS G12C, G12D, or G12V Mutation
    Authors: Chaft JE, Litvak A, Arcila ME, Patel P, D'Angelo SP, Krug LM, Rusch V, Mattson A, Coeshott C, Park B, Apelian DM, Kris MG, Azzoli CG
    Publisher: Clin Lung Cancer
    Date: June 2014
    Issue: 21
    Description: PMID:25044103
    Title: Successful Perioperative Use of Prothrombin Complex Concentrate in the Treatment of Acquired Factor X Deficiency in the Setting of Systemic Light-Chain (AL) Amyloidosis
    Authors: Litvak A, Kumar A, Wong R, Smith L, Hassoun H, Soff G
    Publisher: Am J Hematol
    Date: 2014 Jul
    Issue: 24
    Description: PMID: 25060940
    Title: Neuroendocrine Tumors in Cancer Consult: Expertise for Clinical Practice
    Authors: Litvak, A. and Saltz, L.
    Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Oxford, UK
    Date: 2014
    Issue: eds S. A. Abutalib and M. Markman
    Title: Cervical Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, Germ Cell Tumors in Pocket Oncology
    Authors: Litvak A, Tew W, Graham R
    Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA
    Date: 2014
    Issue: eds A Drilon, M Postow, and L Krug