Shana Jacobs, MD Oncologist

Locations

  • Main Hospital Washington, District of Columbia 20010 1-888-884-BEAR (2327)

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Departments

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics/Hematology-Oncology
  • American Board of Peds/Hospice and Palliative Med
Bio

Biography

Shana S. Jacobs, MD, is a member of the Leukemia/Lymphoma Program and the Pediatric Advanced Needs Assessment and Care Team (PANDA). Dr. Jacobs' clinical focus is on leukemia and lymphoma and she has an interest in palliative and supportive care.

Dr. Jacobs has two children.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2005
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 2002
    Montefiore Medical Center
  • MD, 1999
    New York University School of Medicine
  • BA, 1995
    Brown University
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Shana Jacobs

Patient story

Andrew's Story

"Our best advice is to take each episode as it comes, and you will get through them all! It may sound like a cliché, but you do learn to live one day at a time and to relish every small milestone in your child's life."

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

American Association of Cancer Research National Conference

(2006) Extracellular fluid concentrations of platinum analogs in brain, muscle and blood using microdialysis in a nonhuman primate model

Plasma and Cerebrospinal Fluid Pharmacokinetics of Intravenous Oxaliplatin Cisplatin and Carboplatin in Nonhuman Primates

(2005) Clinical Cancer Research

Substitution of Oral and Intravenous Thioguanine for Mercaptopurine in a Treatment Regimen for Children With Standard Risk Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

(2007) Pediatric Blood and Cancer

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