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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
Leukemia
Gamma Knife

Patients Seen At
Center for Advanced Medicine
Radiation Oncology
4921 Parkview Place, Lower Level
St. Louis, MO  63110
314-747-9628
Fax:   314-747-9557
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St Louis Children's Hospital
One Children's Place
St. Louis, Mo  63110
314-747-9628
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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

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 M, 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, 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. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 Jul 1;138(7):656-61.

Perkins SM, Shinohara ET. Interdigitating and follicular dendritic cell sarcomas: A SEER analysis. Am J Clin Oncol. 2012 Jul 3 [Epub ahead of print].
Redwood AR, 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 breaks repair. Cell Cycle. 2011 Aug1;10(15):2549-60.

Perkins SM, Rubin JB, Leonard JR, Smyth MD, El Naqa I, Michalski JM, Simpson JR, Park TS, Mansur DM. 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, Grostky DA,
Morgado-Palacin L, Gapud E, Sleckman BP, Sullivan T, Sage J, Stewart C, Mai S,
Gonzalo S. Novel roles for A-type lamins on telomere biology and the DNA damage response. EMBO J. 2009 Aug 19;28(16):2414-27.

Perkins SM, Webb DJ, Torrance SA, El Saleeby C, Harrison LM, Aitken JA, Patel A,
DeVincenzo JP. Development and characteristics of a quantitative real-time reverse transriptase PCR assay compared to quantitative culture of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in naturally-infected children. J Clin Microbiol. 2005 May;43(5): 2356-62.

Davidoff AM, Ng CYC, Zhang Y, Streck C, Mabry S, Barton S, Baudino T, Zhou J, Kerbel RS, Vanin EF, Nathwani AC. Decoy receptor tittering is required to inhibit tumor angiogenesis while avoiding adversely altering VEGF bioavailability. Mol Therapy 2005 Feb;11(2):300-310.

Book Chapters

Palka, KT, Mobley, B, Perkins, S, Cooper, M, Sills, A.K and Moots, P.L (2012) Glioma and Other Neuroepithelial Neoplasms, in Textbook of Uncommon Cancer (eds D. Raghavan, C. D. Blanke, D. H. Johnson, P. L. Moots, G. H. Reaman, P. G. Rose and M. A. Sekeres), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA.

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