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Premal H. Thaker, MD, MS

Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Gynecologic Oncology

Specialty Areas

Cervical Cancer
Gynecologic Oncology
Ovarian Cancer
Endometrial Cancer

Board Certifications

Gynecologic Oncology
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Missouri Baptist Medical Center
Progress West Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Gynecologic oncology, endometrial cancer, vulvar carcinoma, cervical cancer, ovarian cancer, adnexal masses, tumors, hysterectomy, ob/gyn, women's health, lymphadenectomy, endometrial adenocarcinomas, cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, laparoscopy, gynecologic malignancies

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Missouri Baptist Medical Center
Building D

3023 N. Ballas Road
Fourth Floor, Suite 450
St. Louis, MO 63131

Suite: Suite 450
Office Phone: 314-996-6075
Fax: 314-996-6074

Center for Advanced Medicine
Gynecologic Treatment Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 13
Office Phone: 314-362-3181
Fax: 314-362-8644

Education

Education

Fellowship: Gynecologic Oncology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 2006
Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecolgy, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2002
M.S.: Cancer Biology, University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, Texas 2004
Medical Degree: Allegheny University-Medical College of PA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1997
B.A.: Biology, Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania 1995

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

GEN-1 immunotherapy for the treatment of ovarian cancer.
Thaker PH, Borys N, Fewell J, Anwer K
Future Oncol. 2018 Oct 16; doi: 10.2217/fon-2018-0423.

PMID:
    30325199
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Adjuvant Gemcitabine Plus Docetaxel Followed by Doxorubicin Versus Observation for High-Grade Uterine Leiomyosarcoma: A Phase III NRG Oncology/Gynecologic Oncology Group Study.
Hensley ML, Enserro D, Hatcher H, Ottevanger PB, Krarup-Hansen A, Blay JY, Fisher C, Moxley KM, Lele SB, Lea JS, Tewari KS, Thaker PH, Zivanovic O, O'Malley DM, Robison K, Miller DS
J Clin Oncol. 2018 Oct 5; JCO1800454. doi: 10.1200/JCO.18.00454.

PMID:
    30289732
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SQ1274, a novel microtubule inhibitor, inhibits ovarian and uterine cancer cell growth.
Mills KA, Roach ST, Quinn JM, Guo L, Beck HM, Lomonosova E, Ilivicky AR, Starks CM, Lawrence JA, Hagemann AR, McCourt C, Thaker PH, Powell MA, Mutch DG, Fuh KC
Gynecol Oncol. 2018 Sep 3; pii: S0090-8258(18)31097-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2018.08.008.

PMID:
    30190114
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Gynecologic Oncologists' Perceptions of Palliative Care and Associated Barriers: A Survey of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology.
Cripe JC, Mills KA, Kuroki LK, Wan L, Hagemann AR, Fuh KC, Mutch DG, Powell MA, Thaker PH
Gynecol Obstet Invest. 2018 Aug 10; 1-6. doi: 10.1159/000491089.

PMID:
    30099446
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Receipt of adjuvant endometrial cancer treatment according to race: An NRG Oncology/Gynecologic Oncology Group 210 Study.
Felix AS, Cohn DE, Brasky TM, Zaino R, Park K, Mutch DG, Creasman WT, Thaker PH, Walker JL, Moore RG, Lele SB, Guntupalli SR, Downs LS, Nagel CI, Boggess JF, Pearl ML, Ioffe OB, Randall ME, Brinton LA
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Aug 7; pii: S0002-9378(18)30654-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2018.08.002.

PMID:
    30096321
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Life stress as a risk factor for sustained anxiety and cortisol dysregulation during the first year of survivorship in ovarian cancer.
Armer JS, Clevenger L, Davis LZ, Cuneo M, Thaker PH, Goodheart MJ, Bender DP, Dahmoush L, Sood AK, Cole SW, Slavich GM, Lutgendorf SK
Cancer. 2018 Aug; 124(16)3401-3408. doi: 10.1002/cncr.31570.

PMID:
    29905941
    [PubMed - in process]
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A rare case of endometrial cancer metastatic to the uveal choroid.
Smith SH, Arudra SKC, Mullen MM, Palisoul M, Dahiya S, Kumar Rao P, Thaker PH
Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2018 Feb; 2324-27. doi: 10.1016/j.gore.2018.01.001.

PMID:
    29326973
    [PubMed]
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Biobehavioral modulation of the exosome transcriptome in ovarian carcinoma.
Lutgendorf SK, Thaker PH, Arevalo JM, Goodheart MJ, Slavich GM, Sood AK, Cole SW
Cancer. 2018 Feb 1; 124(3)580-586. doi: 10.1002/cncr.31078.

PMID:
    29112229
    [PubMed - in process]
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Endometrial carcinoma recurrence according to race and ethnicity: An NRG Oncology/Gynecologic Oncology Group 210 Study.
Felix AS, Brasky TM, Cohn DE, Mutch DG, Creasman WT, Thaker PH, Walker JL, Moore RG, Lele SB, Guntupalli SR, Downs LS, Nagel C, Boggess JF, Pearl ML, Ioffe OB, Deng W, Miller DS, Brinton LA
Int J Cancer. 2018 Mar 15; 142(6)1102-1115. doi: 10.1002/ijc.31127.

PMID:
    29063589
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Benefit of combination chemotherapy and radiation stratified by grade of stage IIIC endometrial cancer.
Binder PS, Kuroki LM, Zhao P, Cusworth S, Divine LM, Hagemann AR, McCourt CK, Thaker PH, Powell MA, Mutch DG, Massad LS
Gynecol Oncol. 2017 Nov; 147(2)309-314. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2017.08.031.

PMID:
    28916118
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Inhibition of the Receptor Tyrosine Kinase AXL Restores Paclitaxel Chemosensitivity in Uterine Serous Cancer.
Palisoul ML, Quinn JM, Schepers E, Hagemann IS, Guo L, Reger K, Hagemann AR, McCourt CK, Thaker PH, Powell MA, Mutch DG, Fuh KC
Mol Cancer Ther. 2017 Dec; 16(12)2881-2891. doi: 10.1158/1535-7163.MCT-17-0587.

PMID:
    28904132
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A phase I trial of intraperitoneal GEN-1, an IL-12 plasmid formulated with PEG-PEI-cholesterol lipopolymer, administered with pegylated liposomal doxorubicin in patients with recurrent or persistent epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancers: An NRG Oncology/Gynecologic Oncology Group study.
Thaker PH, Brady WE, Lankes HA, Odunsi K, Bradley WH, Moore KN, Muller CY, Anwer K, Schilder RJ, Alvarez RD, Fracasso PM
Gynecol Oncol. 2017 Nov; 147(2)283-290. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2017.08.001.

PMID:
    28802766
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The effect of a multidisciplinary palliative care initiative on end of life care in gynecologic oncology patients.
Mullen MM, Divine LM, Porcelli BP, Wilkinson-Ryan I, Dans MC, Powell MA, Mutch DG, Hagemann AR, Thaker PH
Gynecol Oncol. 2017 Nov; 147(2)460-464. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2017.08.002.

PMID:
    28784245
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Diurnal cortisol rhythms, fatigue and psychosocial factors in five-year survivors of ovarian cancer.
Cuneo MG, Schrepf A, Slavich GM, Thaker PH, Goodheart M, Bender D, Cole SW, Sood AK, Lutgendorf SK
Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2017 Oct; 84139-142. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2017.06.019.

PMID:
    28711723
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Risk of Subsequent Ovarian Cancer After Ovarian Conservation in Young Women With Stage I Endometrioid Endometrial Cancer.
Matsuo K, Machida H, Stone RL, Soliman PT, Thaker PH, Roman LD, Wright JD
Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Aug; 130(2)403-410. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000002142.

PMID:
    28697110
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Yield of Cytology Surveillance After High-Grade Vulvar Intraepithelial Neoplasia or Cancer.
Kuroki LM, Frolova AI, Wu N, Liu J, Powell M, Thaker PH, Massad LS
J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2017 Jul; 21(3)193-197. doi: 10.1097/LGT.0000000000000321.

PMID:
    28644191
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Changes in spiritual well-being and psychological outcomes in ovarian cancer survivors.
Davis LZ, Cuneo M, Thaker PH, Goodheart MJ, Bender D, Lutgendorf SK
Psychooncology. 2018 Feb; 27(2)477-483. doi: 10.1002/pon.4485.

PMID:
    28637083
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Restraint and Social Isolation Stressors Differentially Regulate Adaptive Immunity and Tumor Angiogenesis in a Breast Cancer Mouse Model.
Budiu RA, Vlad AM, Nazario L, Bathula C, Cooper KL, Edmed J, Thaker PH, Urban J, Kalinski P, Lee AV, Elishaev EL, Conrads TP, Flint MS
Cancer Clin Oncol. 2017 May; 6(1)12-24. doi: 10.5539/cco.v6n1p12.

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    28603578
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Wound Complication Rates After Staples or Suture for Midline Vertical Skin Closure in Obese Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Kuroki LM, Mullen MM, Massad LS, Wu N, Liu J, Mutch DG, Powell MA, Hagemann AR, Thaker PH, McCourt CK, Novetsky AP
Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Jul; 130(1)91-99. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000002061.

PMID:
    28594761
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Identification of molecular targets in vulvar cancers.
Palisoul ML, Mullen MM, Feldman R, Thaker PH
Gynecol Oncol. 2017 Aug; 146(2)305-313. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2017.05.011.

PMID:
    28536037
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