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Stephanie M. Perkins, MD

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

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Radiation Oncology
Leukemia
Gamma Knife
Radiation Oncology

Board Certifications

Radiation Oncology

Areas of Clinical Interest

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

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Radiation Oncology Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Floor: LL
Office Phone: 314-747-9628
Fax: 314-747-9557

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-747-9628
Fax: 314-747-9557

Education

Education

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

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Cyclophosphamide/fludarabine nonmyeloablative allotransplant for acute myeloid leukemia.
Khawaja MR, Perkins SM, Schwartz JE, Robertson MJ, Kiel PJ, Sayar H, Cox EA, Vance GH, Farag SS, Cripe LD, Nelson RP Jr
Am J Hematol. 2015 Feb; 90(2)97-9. doi: 10.1002/ajh.23875.

PMID:
    25345651
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Chemotherapeutic agents subvert tumor immunity by generating agonists of platelet-activating factor.
Sahu RP, Ocana JA, Harrison KA, Ferracini M, Touloukian CE, Al-Hassani M, Sun L, Loesch M, Murphy RC, Althouse SK, Perkins SM, Speicher PJ, Tyler DS, Konger RL, Travers JB
Cancer Res. 2014 Dec 1; 74(23)7069-78. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-14-2043.

PMID:
    25304264
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Prognostic biomarkers for acute graft-versus-host disease risk after cyclophosphamide-fludarabine nonmyeloablative allotransplantation.
Nelson RP Jr, Khawaja MR, Perkins SM, Elmore L, Mumaw CL, Orschell C, Paczesny S
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2014 Nov; 20(11)1861-4. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2014.06.039.

PMID:
    25017764
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A model for internalized stigma in children and adolescents with epilepsy.
Austin JK, Perkins SM, Dunn DW
Epilepsy Behav. 2014 Jul; 3674-9. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2014.04.020.

PMID:
    24866252
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Treatment approach, surveillance, and outcome of well-differentiated thyroid cancer in childhood and adolescence.
Markovina S, Grigsby PW, Schwarz JK, DeWees T, Moley JF, Siegel BA, Perkins SM
Thyroid. 2014 Jul; 24(7)1121-6. doi: 10.1089/thy.2013.0297.

PMID:
    24731094
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Phase 1 pharmacogenetic and pharmacodynamic study of sorafenib with concurrent radiation therapy and gemcitabine in locally advanced unresectable pancreatic cancer.
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
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014 Jun 1; 89(2)284-91. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2014.02.024.

PMID:
    24726286
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Measuring agreement between decision support reminders: the cloud vs. the local expert.
Dixon BE, Simonaitis L, Perkins SM, Wright A, Middleton B
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2014 Apr 10; 1431. doi: 10.1186/1472-6947-14-31.

PMID:
    24720863
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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BRAF V600E mutational status in pediatric thyroid cancer.
Henke LE, Perkins SM, Pfeifer JD, Ma C, Chen Y, DeWees T, Grigsby PW
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 Jul; 61(7)1168-72. doi: 10.1002/pbc.24935.

PMID:
    24677749
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Contribution of environment and genetics to pancreatic cancer susceptibility.
Hocevar BA, Kamendulis LM, Pu X, Perkins SM, Wang ZY, Johnston EL, DeWitt JM, Li L, Loehrer PJ, Klaunig JE, Chiorean EG
PLoS One. 2014; 9(3)e90052. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0090052.

PMID:
    24651674
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Efficacy of postoperative seizure prophylaxis in intra-axial brain tumor resections.
Ansari SF, Bohnstedt BN, Perkins SM, Althouse SK, Miller JC
J Neurooncol. 2014 May; 118(1)117-22. doi: 10.1007/s11060-014-1402-9.

PMID:
    24532242
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Language and social functioning in children and adolescents with epilepsy.
Byars AW, deGrauw TJ, Johnson CS, Perkins SM, Fastenau PS, Dunn DW, Austin JK
Epilepsy Behav. 2014 Feb; 31167-71. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2013.11.007.

PMID:
    24434307
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparing bedside methods of determining placement of gastric tubes in children.
Ellett ML, Cohen MD, Croffie JM, Lane KA, Austin JK, Perkins SM
J Spec Pediatr Nurs. 2014 Jan; 19(1)68-79. doi: 10.1111/jspn.12054.

PMID:
    24393228
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Primary care physician perceptions of adult survivors of childhood cancer.
Sima JL, Perkins SM, Haggstrom DA
J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2014 Mar; 36(2)118-24. doi: 10.1097/MPH.0000000000000061.

PMID:
    24309612
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Treatment approach and outcomes of vaginal melanoma.
Kirschner AN, Kidd EA, Dewees T, Perkins SM
Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2013 Oct; 23(8)1484-9. doi: 10.1097/IGC.0b013e3182a1ced8.

PMID:
    23945202
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Predicting outcomes among adolescents with disruptive disorders being treated in a system of care program.
Oruche UM, Gerkensmeyer JE, Carpenter JS, Austin JK, Perkins SM, Rawl SM, Wright ER
J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc. 2013 Nov-Dec; 19(6)335-44. doi: 10.1177/1078390313498509.

PMID:
    23942090
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Subsequent malignancies and their effect on survival in patients with retinoblastoma.
Shinohara ET, DeWees T, Perkins SM
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 Jan; 61(1)116-9. doi: 10.1002/pbc.24714.

PMID:
    23918737
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Late causes of death in children treated for CNS malignancies.
Perkins SM, Fei W, Mitra N, Shinohara ET
J Neurooncol. 2013 Oct; 115(1)79-85. doi: 10.1007/s11060-013-1197-0.

PMID:
    23828280
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Risk of subsequent malignancies in survivors of childhood leukemia.
Perkins SM, Dewees T, Shinohara ET, Reddy MM, Frangoul H
J Cancer Surviv. 2013 Dec; 7(4)544-50. doi: 10.1007/s11764-013-0292-8.

PMID:
    23749687
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Problem-solving intervention for caregivers of children with mental health problems.
Gerkensmeyer JE, Johnson CS, Scott EL, Oruche UM, Lindsey LM, Austin JK, Perkins SM
Arch Psychiatr Nurs. 2013 Jun; 27(3)112-20. doi: 10.1016/j.apnu.2013.01.004.

PMID:
    23706887
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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In regard to Shah.
Hallahan DE, Perkins SM
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013 Jul 15; 86(4)597. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2013.04.004.

PMID:
    23664328
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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.