Cancer.Net Associate Editor: Genitourinary Cancer
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Dr. Petros Grivas is a medical oncologist at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Clinical Director of the Genitourinary Cancers Program, and Professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He is also an Associate Member of the Clinical Research Division at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Dr. Grivas’ expertise is in genitourinary cancers, such as bladder cancer, prostate cancer and testicular cancer.
Dr. Grivas earned his medical degree and doctorate degree in oncology at the University of Patras School of Medicine in Greece. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Drexel University College of Medicine/Hahnemann University Hospital, followed by a fellowship in hematology-oncology at the University of Michigan.
Dr. Grivas has played an important role in clinical trials that led to the FDA approval of new drugs for bladder/urothelial cancer, and he is considered a thought leader and international expert, giving lectures in several countries, reviewing grants, abstracts and manuscripts, educating peer oncologists and trainees, leading clinical trials and publishing novel and important (clinical and translational) research. He is dedicated to efficient, personalized and outstanding patient care and believes in an optimal patient-physician relationship, as well as community outreach.
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Last updated: November 2019