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Kenneth R. Carson, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine
Division of Oncology

Specialty Areas

Medical Oncology
Lymphoma
Leukemia
Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Lymphoma, multiple myeloma, oncology, cancer, leukemia

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research
  • Financial Disclosures

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: B
Floor: 7
Office Phone: 314-747-1171

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital 
Siteman Cancer Center
Medical Building Two

10 Barnes West Drive
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
Phone: 314-747-7222

Office Phone: 314-747-1171

Education

Education

Fellowship: Hematology/Oncology, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 2008
Medical Degree: University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 2000
Residency: Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 2003
Fellowship: Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 2006
B.S.: University of Southern California, Los Angeles California 1995

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Disparities in the Use of Programmed Death 1 Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors.
O'Connor JM, Seidl-Rathkopf K, Torres AZ, You P, Carson KR, Ross JS, Gross CP
Oncologist. 2018 Nov; 23(11)1388-1390. doi: 10.1634/theoncologist.2017-0673.

PMID:
    30012876
    [PubMed - in process]
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Speed of Adoption of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors of Programmed Cell Death 1 Protein and Comparison of Patient Ages in Clinical Practice vs Pivotal Clinical Trials.
O'Connor JM, Fessele KL, Steiner J, Seidl-Rathkopf K, Carson KR, Nussbaum NC, Yin ES, Adelson KB, Presley CJ, Chiang AC, Ross JS, Abernethy AP, Gross CP
JAMA Oncol. 2018 Aug 1; 4(8)e180798. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.0798.

PMID:
    29800974
    [PubMed - in process]
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Leveraging real-world data to move toward more personalized fertility treatment.
Jungheim ES, Carson KR
Fertil Steril. 2018 Apr; 109(4)608-609. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2018.01.036.

PMID:
    29653708
    [PubMed - in process]
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Analysis of Peripheral T-cell Lymphoma Diagnostic Workup in the United States.
Hsi ED, Horwitz SM, Carson KR, Pinter-Brown LC, Rosen ST, Pro B, Federico M, Gisselbrecht C, Schwartz M, Bellm LA, Acosta M, Collie AM, Gruver AM, Grzywacz BJ, Turakhia S, Shustov AR, Advani RH, Feldman T, Lechowicz MJ, Smith SM, Lansigan F, Tulpule A, Craig MD, Greer JP, Kahl BS, Leach JW, Morganstein N, Casulo C, Park SI, Foss FM
Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2017 Apr; 17(4)193-200. doi: 10.1016/j.clml.2016.10.001.

PMID:
    28209473
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Reply to S. Suissa et al.
Sanfilippo KM, Luo S, Gage BF, Carson KR
J Clin Oncol. 2017 Apr 20; 35(12)1378-1379. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2016.71.3958.

PMID:
    28165899
    [PubMed - in process]
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Recurrent somatic mutations affecting B-cell receptor signaling pathway genes in follicular lymphoma.
Krysiak K, Gomez F, White BS, Matlock M, Miller CA, Trani L, Fronick CC, Fulton RS, Kreisel F, Cashen AF, Carson KR, Berrien-Elliott MM, Bartlett NL, Griffith M, Griffith OL, Fehniger TA
Blood. 2017 Jan 26; 129(4)473-483. doi: 10.1182/blood-2016-07-729954.

PMID:
    28064239
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Obesity and the Transformation of Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance to Multiple Myeloma: A Population-Based Cohort Study.
Chang SH, Luo S, Thomas TS, O'Brian KK, Colditz GA, Carlsson NP, Carson KR
J Natl Cancer Inst. 2017 May; 109(5)doi: 10.1093/jnci/djw264.

PMID:
    28040690
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A prospective cohort study of patients with peripheral T-cell lymphoma in the United States.
Carson KR, Horwitz SM, Pinter-Brown LC, Rosen ST, Pro B, Hsi ED, Federico M, Gisselbrecht C, Schwartz M, Bellm LA, Acosta MA, Shustov AR, Advani RH, Feldman TA, Lechowicz MJ, Smith SM, Lansigan F, Tulpule A, Craig MD, Greer JP, Kahl BS, Leach JW, Morganstein N, Casulo C, Park SI, Foss FM
Cancer. 2017 Apr 1; 123(7)1174-1183. doi: 10.1002/cncr.30416.

PMID:
    27911989
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Weight change trends and overall survival in United States veterans with follicular lymphoma treated with chemotherapy.
Xiao DY, Luo S, O'Brian K, Liu W, Carson KR
Leuk Lymphoma. 2017 Apr; 58(4)851-858. doi: 10.1080/10428194.2016.1217526.

PMID:
    27669828
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Progressive multi-focal leucoencephalopathy among ibrutinib-treated persons with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia.
Bennett CL, Berger JR, Sartor O, Carson KR, Hrushesky WJ, Georgantopoulos P, Raisch DW, Norris LB, Armitage JO
Br J Haematol. 2018 Jan; 180(2)301-304. doi: 10.1111/bjh.14322.

PMID:
    27649938
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Statins Are Associated With Reduced Mortality in Multiple Myeloma.
Sanfilippo KM, Keller J, Gage BF, Luo S, Wang TF, Moskowitz G, Gumbel J, Blue B, O'Brian K, Carson KR
J Clin Oncol. 2016 Nov 20; 34(33)4008-4014. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2016.68.3482.

PMID:
    27646948
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Longitudinal Body Composition Changes in Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma Survivors: A Retrospective Cohort Study of United States Veterans.
Xiao DY, Luo S, O'Brian K, Sanfilippo KM, Ganti A, Riedell P, Lynch RC, Liu W, Kahl BS, Cashen AF, Fehniger TA, Carson KR
J Natl Cancer Inst. 2016 Nov; 108(11)doi: 10.1093/jnci/djw145.

PMID:
    27381623
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Impact of sarcopenia on treatment tolerance in United States veterans with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma treated with CHOP-based chemotherapy.
Xiao DY, Luo S, O'Brian K, Ganti A, Riedell P, Sanfilippo KM, Lynch RC, Liu W, Carson KR
Am J Hematol. 2016 Oct; 91(10)1002-7. doi: 10.1002/ajh.24465.

PMID:
    27356783
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Incidence of venous thromboembolism in patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Sanfilippo KM, Wang TF, Gage BF, Luo S, Riedell P, Carson KR
Thromb Res. 2016 Jul; 14386-90. doi: 10.1016/j.thromres.2016.05.008.

PMID:
    27208462
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clinical and economic burden of peripheral T-cell lymphoma in commercially insured patients in the United States: findings using real-world claims data.
Burudpakdee C, Lin HM, Wang W, Seetasith A, Zhu Y, Bonthapally V, Carson KR
J Med Econ. 2016 Oct; 19(10)965-72. doi: 10.1080/13696998.2016.1187622.

PMID:
    27152635
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Identifying existing Choosing Wisely recommendations of high relevance and importance to hematology.
Hicks LK, Rajasekhar A, Bering H, Carson KR, Kleinerman J, Kukreti V, Ma A, Mueller BU, O'Brien SH, Panepinto JA, Pasquini MC, Sarode R, Wood WA
Am J Hematol. 2016 Aug; 91(8)787-92. doi: 10.1002/ajh.24412.

PMID:
    27152483
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Race-based differences in routine cytogenetic profiles of patients with multiple myeloma.
Blue BJ, Luo S, Sanfilippo KM, Ganti A, Gumbel J, O'Brian K, Carson KR
Br J Haematol. 2017 Jan; 176(2)322-324. doi: 10.1111/bjh.13950.

PMID:
    26887893
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A phase II study of cyclophosphamide, etoposide, vincristine and prednisone (CEOP) Alternating with Pralatrexate (P) as front line therapy for patients with peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL): final results from the T- cell consortium trial.
Advani RH, Ansell SM, Lechowicz MJ, Beaven AW, Loberiza F, Carson KR, Evens AM, Foss F, Horwitz S, Pro B, Pinter-Brown LC, Smith SM, Shustov AR, Savage KJ, Vose JM
Br J Haematol. 2016 Feb; 172(4)535-44. doi: 10.1111/bjh.13855.

PMID:
    26627450
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Outcomes with R-CEOP for R-CHOP-ineligible patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma are highly dependent on cell of origin defined by Hans criteria.
Rashidi A, Oak E, Carson KR, Wagner-Johnston ND, Kreisel F, Bartlett NL
Leuk Lymphoma. 2016 May; 57(5)1191-3. doi: 10.3109/10428194.2015.1096356.

PMID:
    26397936
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Risk-adapted strategies for the treatment of Hodgkin lymphoma.
Keller J, Carson KR
Expert Opin Drug Saf. 2015 Oct; 14(10)1519-30. doi: 10.1517/14740338.2015.1084285.

PMID:
    26394771
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Financial Disclosures

Financial Disclosures

Disclosure of Financial Interests with Industry

Washington University and its physicians and health professionals are committed to ensuring integrity and objectivity in medical decision-making. Some of our physicians and health professionals work collaboratively with pharmaceutical, medical device or other medical care related companies to develop innovative ideas and products that can improve health care delivery and clinical outcomes for patients. In some instances, our physicians and health professionals have an ownership or potential ownership interest in a commercial company; and/or are paid by a commercial company to provide advice on product design or to speak about the use of medications, devices, equipment or procedures. These payments may include: a) compensation for consulting and speaking engagements, b) equity, and/or c) royalties for products invented by our faculty. Any payments to Washington University physicians or health professionals must be based on tangible services and may not exceed fair market value for their work. In addition to disclosure on this website, physicians and health professionals earning more than $10,000 per year must disclose their corporate financial relationship in writing to patients when prescribing or using that company's products.

This physician reported the following financial interests during calendar year 2017:

Company Name: Flatiron Health

Royalties:

Equity: Yes

Consulting/Advisory Board:

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2018