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Radiation Oncology

Stephanie M. Perkins, MD

Current Position
Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology
Chief, Pediatrics Service
Director, Residency Program

Specialty Areas
Pediatric Radiation Oncology
Radiation Oncology
Gamma Knife

Patients Seen At
Center for Advanced Medicine
Radiation Oncology
4921 Parkview Place, Lower Level
St. Louis, MO  63110
Fax:   314-747-9557
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St Louis Children's Hospital
One Children's Place
St. Louis, Mo  63110
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Radiation Oncology
Campus Box 8224
660 S. Euclid
St Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
pediatric oncology, pediatric leukemia, pediatric brain tumors, late effects of cancer radiation treatment

Areas of Research Interest
Dr Perkins research involves assessing risk of secondary malignancies, late causes of death in survivors of childhood brain tumors, and leukemia in children.

Board Certification
Radiation Oncology -- Certified

Medical Education
B.S. (Chemistry & Biology): Union University, Jackson, TN, 2001
Medical Degree: University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, TN, 2005
Residency: Radiation Oncology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis MO, 2009
Chief Resident: Radiation Oncology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis MO, 2010
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis
St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis

Recent or Selected Journal Articles
Henke LE, Perkins SM, Pfeifer JD, Ma C, Chen Y, DeWees T, Grigsby PW. BRAF V600E mutational status in pediatric thyroid cancer. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 Jul;61(7):1168-72.

Chiorean EG, Schneider BP, Akisik FM, Perkins SM, Anderson S, Johnson CS, DeWitt J, Helft P, Clark R, Johnston EL, Spittler AJ, Deluca J, Bu G, Shahda S, Loehrer PJ, -Sandrasegaran K, Cardenes HR. Phase 1 pharmacogenetic and pharmacodynamic study of sorafenib with concurrent radiation therapy and gemcitabine in locally advanced unresectable pancreatic cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014 Jun 1;89(2):284-91.

Markovina S, Grigsby PW, Schwarz JK, DeWees T, Moley JF, Siegel BA, Perkins SM. Treatment Approach, Surveillance, and Outcome of Well-Differentiated Thyroid Cancer in Childhood and Adolescence. Thyroid. 2014 May 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Hocevar BA, Kamendulis LM, Pu X, Perkins SM, Wang ZY, Johnston EL, DeWitt JM, Li L, Loehrer PJ, Klaunig JE, Chiorean EG. Contribution of environment and genetics to pancreatic cancer susceptibility. PLoS One. 2014 Mar 20;9(3):e90052.

Shinohara ET, DeWees T, Perkins SM. Subsequent malignancies and their effect on survival in patients with retinoblastoma. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 Jan; 61(1):116-9.

Perkins SM, Dewees T, Shinohara ET, Reddy MM, Frangoul H. Risk of subsequent malignancies in survivors of childhood leukemia. J Cancer Surviv. 2013 Dec;7(4):544-50.

Kirschner AN, Kidd EA, Dewees T, Perkins SM. Treatment approach and outcomes of vaginal melanoma. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2013 Oct;23(8):1484-9.

Perkins SM, Fei W, Mitra N, Shinohara ET. Late causes of death in children treated for CNS malignancies. J Neurooncol. 2013 Oct;115(1):79-85.

Perkins SM, Mitra N, Fei W, Shinohara ET. Patterns of care and outcomes of patients with
pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma: a SEER analysis. J Neurooncol. 2012 Oct;110(1):99-104.

Perkins SM, Shinohara ET. Interdigitating and follicular dendritic cell sarcomas: A SEER analysis. Am J Clin Oncol. 2012 Jul 3 [Epub ahead of print].

Perkins SM, Spencer CR, Chernock RD, Haughey BH, Nussenbaum B, Adkins DR, Kuperman DI, Thorstad WL. Radiotherapeutic management of cervical lymph node metastases from an unknown primary site. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 Jul;138(7):656-61.

Redwood AB, Perkins SM, Vanderwaal RP, Feng Z, Biehl KJ, Gonzalez-Suarez I, Morgado-Palacin L, Shi W, Sage J, Roti-Roti JL, Stewart CL, Zhang J, Gonzalo S. A dual role for A-type lamins in DNA double-strand break repair. Cell Cycle. 2011 Aug 1;10(15):2549-60. Epub 2011 Aug 1.

Perkins SM, Rubin JB, Leonard JR, Smyth MD, El Naqa I, Michalski JM, Simpson JR, Limbrick DL, Park TS, Mansur DB. Glioblastoma in children: a single-institution experience. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Jul 15;80(4):1117-21.

Gonzalez-Suarez I, Redwood AB, Perkins SM, Vermolen B, Lichtensztejin D, Grotsky DA, Morgado-Palacin L, Gapud EJ, Sleckman BP, Sullivan T, Sage J, Stewart CL, Mai S, Gonzalo S. Novel roles for A-type lamins in telomere biology and the DNA damage response pathway. EMBO J. 2009 Aug 19;28(16):2414-27.

Imperiale TF, Dominitz JA, Provenzale DT, Boes LP, Rose CM, Bowers JC, Musick BS, Azzouz F, Perkins SM. Predicting poor outcome from acute upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage. Arch Intern Med. 2007 Jun 25;167(12):1291-6.

For more articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine Pub Med page for Dr. Stephanie M. Perkins.

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