Fumito Ito, MD, General Surgery, Buffalo, NY, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

FumitoItoMDPhD, FACS

General Surgery Buffalo, NY

Breast, Melanoma

Surgical Oncologist, Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Overview of Dr. Ito

Dr. Fumito Ito is a general surgeon in Buffalo, NY and is affiliated with Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. He received his medical degree from Shiga University of Medical Science and has been in practice 22 years. He is one of 33 doctors at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center who specialize in General Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Japanese.

Education & Training

  • Roswell Park Cancer InstituteFellowship, Surgical Oncology, 2008 - 2010
  • University of Wisconsin
    University of WisconsinResidency, General Surgery, 2005 - 2008
  • University of Washington
    University of WashingtonResidency, General Surgery, 2003 - 2005
  • Shiga University of Medical Science
    Shiga University of Medical ScienceClass of 1995

Certifications & Licensure

  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 2010 - 2017
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2008 - 2023
  • WI State Medical License
    WI State Medical License 2007 - 2011
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Translational Research Award METAvivor, 2021
  • Investigator Initiated Translational Research Award DOD, 2019
  • Technology Impact Award Cancer Research Institute, 2019
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Press Mentions

  • Roswell Park Secures More Than $15.4 Million in New Funding for Cancer Research
    Roswell Park Secures More Than $15.4 Million in New Funding for Cancer ResearchAugust 13th, 2019
  • CTSI Translational Pilot Studies Program Awards 11 New Grants for 2019-20
    CTSI Translational Pilot Studies Program Awards 11 New Grants for 2019-20March 7th, 2019
  • Donations Are Fueling New Research at Roswell Park
    Donations Are Fueling New Research at Roswell ParkJanuary 10th, 2019
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Grant Support

  • Translational Research AwardMETAvivor2021–2023
  • Technology Impact AwardCancer Research Institute2019–2021
  • Peripheral Blood T-cell Dynamic Biomarkers to Identify Responders and Nonresponders in Immune Checkpoint-based Therapy for Lung CancerDOD Lung Cancer Research Program for the Office of the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP)2019–2021
  • Blood-based T-cell Biomarkers for Prediction of Treatment Response and Early Diagnosis of Immune-related Adverse Events to Immune Checkpoint InhibitorsUniversity at Buffalo Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Translational Pilot Studies Program2019–2020
  • Adoptive Cell Therapy with Rejuvenated Antigen-specific T cellsNational Cancer Institute (NCI)2015–2020
  • Pluripotent Stem Cell-derived Genome-edited Sarcoma-targeted T cells for ImmunotherapySarcoma Foundation of America2017–2018
  • Melanoma-Targeted T cells from Pluripotent Stem Cells for ImmunotherapyMelanoma Research Alliance2015–2018
  • Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells to Generate Patient- and Tumor-Specific T cells.American College of Surgeons2014–2016
  • Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells to Generate Patient- and Tumor-Specific T cellsCentral Surgical Association2013–2014

Committees

  • Member, Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) Surgery Committee 2020 - Present
  • Member, Biostatistics & Statistical Genomics Shared Resource Advisory Committee 2018 - Present
  • Member, IRB 2016 - Present
  • Member, RPCI-CCSG Tumor Immunology & Immunotherapy Program 2015 - Present
  • Core member, University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center 2011 - 2015
  • Member, Cancer Committee, Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Hospital 2011 - 2015

Research History

  • Visiting ScholarCenter for iPS Research and Application, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan2011 - 2011
  • Clinical/Research FellowDepartment of Immunology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute2008 - 2010
  • Research FellowDivision of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan2000 - 2003

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Japanese

Hospital Affiliations