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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

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

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

End-of-Life Decision Making and Communication of Bereaved Family Members of African Americans with Serious Illness.
Smith-Howell ER, Hickman SE, Meghani SH, Perkins SM, Rawl SM
J Palliat Med. 2016 Feb; 19(2)174-82. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2015.0314.

PMID:
    26840853
    [PubMed - in process]
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Short-Term Medical Costs of a VHA Health Information Exchange: A CHEERS-Compliant Article.
French DD, Dixon BE, Perkins SM, Myers LJ, Weiner M, Zillich AJ, Haggstrom DA
Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Jan; 95(2)e2481. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000002481.

PMID:
    26765453
    [PubMed - in process]
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Children with new onset seizures: A prospective study of parent variables, child behavior problems, and seizure occurrence.
Austin JK, Haber LC, Dunn DW, Shore CP, Johnson CS, Perkins SM
Epilepsy Behav. 2015 Dec; 5373-7. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2015.09.019.

PMID:
    26520879
    [PubMed - in process]
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Brachytherapy Is Associated With Improved Survival in Inoperable Stage I Endometrial Adenocarcinoma: A Population-Based Analysis.
Acharya S, Perkins SM, DeWees T, Fischer-Valuck BW, Mutch DG, Powell MA, Schwarz JK, Grigsby PW
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Nov 1; 93(3)649-57. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2015.06.013.

PMID:
    26461007
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Role of radiation in the treatment of non-metastatic osseous Ewing sarcoma.
Ning MS, Perkins SM, Borinstein SC, Holt GE, Stavas MJ, Shinohara ET
J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2016 Feb; 60(1)119-28. doi: 10.1111/1754-9485.12389.

PMID:
    26439449
    [PubMed - in process]
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Measuring Supportive Music and Imagery Interventions: The Development of the Music Therapy Self-Rating Scale.
Meadows A, Burns DS, Perkins SM
J Music Ther. 2015 Fall; 52(3)353-75. doi: 10.1093/jmt/thv010.

PMID:
    26333953
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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TFAP2C expression in breast cancer: correlation with overall survival beyond 10 years of initial diagnosis.
Perkins SM, Bales C, Vladislav T, Althouse S, Miller KD, Sandusky G, Badve S, Nakshatri H
Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2015 Aug; 152(3)519-31. doi: 10.1007/s10549-015-3492-2.

PMID:
    26160249
    [PubMed - in process]
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A phase II study of saracatinib (AZD0530), a Src inhibitor, administered orally daily to patients with advanced thymic malignancies.
Gubens MA, Burns M, Perkins SM, Pedro-Salcedo MS, Althouse SK, Loehrer PJ, Wakelee HA
Lung Cancer. 2015 Jul; 89(1)57-60. doi: 10.1016/j.lungcan.2015.04.008.

PMID:
    26009269
    [PubMed - in process]
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Treatment variables related to liver toxicity in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma, Child-Pugh class A and B enrolled in a phase 1-2 trial of stereotactic body radiation therapy.
Lasley FD, Mannina EM, Johnson CS, Perkins SM, Althouse S, Maluccio M, Kwo P, Cárdenes H
Pract Radiat Oncol. 2015 Sep-Oct; 5(5)e443-9. doi: 10.1016/j.prro.2015.02.007.

PMID:
    25899219
    [PubMed - in process]
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Music Therapy is Associated With Family Perception of More Spiritual Support and Decreased Breathing Problems in Cancer Patients Receiving Hospice Care.
Burns DS, Perkins SM, Tong Y, Hilliard RE, Cripe LD
J Pain Symptom Manage. 2015 Aug; 50(2)225-31. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2015.02.022.

PMID:
    25839735
    [PubMed - in process]
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BRAF mutation is not predictive of long-term outcome in papillary thyroid carcinoma.
Henke LE, Pfeifer JD, Ma C, Perkins SM, DeWees T, El-Mofty S, Moley JF, Nussenbaum B, Haughey BH, Baranski TJ, Schwarz JK, Grigsby PW
Cancer Med. 2015 Jun; 4(6)791-9. doi: 10.1002/cam4.417.

PMID:
    25712893
    [PubMed - in process]
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The Refusal of Palliative Radiation in Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and Its Prognostic Implications.
Stavas MJ, Arneson KO, Ning MS, Attia AA, Phillips SE, Perkins SM, Shinohara ET
J Pain Symptom Manage. 2015 Jun; 49(6)1081-1087.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2014.11.298.

PMID:
    25596010
    [PubMed - in process]
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Evidence of high mortality in long term survivors of childhood medulloblastoma.
Ning MS, Perkins SM, Dewees T, Shinohara ET
J Neurooncol. 2015 Apr; 122(2)321-7. doi: 10.1007/s11060-014-1712-y.

PMID:
    25557108
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Long-term outcomes and late effects for childhood and young adulthood intracranial germinomas.
Acharya S, DeWees T, Shinohara ET, Perkins SM
Neuro Oncol. 2015 May; 17(5)741-6. doi: 10.1093/neuonc/nou311.

PMID:
    25422317
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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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The influence of resuscitation preferences on obstetrical management of periviable deliveries.
Edmonds BT, McKenzie F, Hendrix KS, Perkins SM, Zimet GD
J Perinatol. 2015 Mar; 35(3)161-6. doi: 10.1038/jp.2014.175.

PMID:
    25254331
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Self-management interventions in stages 1 to 4 chronic kidney disease: an integrative review.
Welch JL, Johnson M, Zimmerman L, Russell CL, Perkins SM, Decker BS
West J Nurs Res. 2015 May; 37(5)652-78. doi: 10.1177/0193945914551007.

PMID:
    25239136
    [PubMed - in process]
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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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Outcome for children with metastatic solid tumors over the last four decades.
Perkins SM, Shinohara ET, DeWees T, Frangoul H
PLoS One. 2014; 9(7)e100396. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0100396.

PMID:
    25003594
    [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.