Jeffrey Dome, MD, PhD Division Chief, Hematology, Oncology



Jeffrey Dome, MD, PhD, is chief of the Division of Oncology and the Division of Hematology. Dr. Dome specializes in pediatric solid tumors, with an emphasis on Wilms tumors and other pediatric kidney tumors. As chair of the Renal Tumor Committee for the Children's Oncology Group (COG), Dr. Dome oversees clinical trials for Wilms tumors and other childhood kidney cancers in more than 200 children's hospitals. He has authored more than 30 articles and textbook chapters on pediatric kidney tumors.

Dr. Dome lives in Maryland with his wife, son, and daughter.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • MD, 1991
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • BA, 1987
    University of Pennsylvania
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Jeffrey Dome, MD, PhD

Alexx's Story

After a battle with cancer, her 16th birthday is even sweeter.

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Staci's Story

"As a parent/caretaker, you want to fight with every ounce of fight that you have. It's normal and necessary to help you feel like you are fighting right along with your precious baby."

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Lillie's Story

"The following days, more testing followed until we got the news- the words no parent ever wants to hear- our baby girl had cancer."

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Ethan's Story

"Hearing the words 'Your child has cancer' are some of the most difficult words to hear, but I want to tell you that you will get through this."



Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Disappearance of the Telomere dysfunctioninduced stress response in fully senescent cells

(2004) Cancer Research

Recent advances in Wilms tumor genetics

(2002) Current Opinion in Pediatrics

Improved survival for patients with recurrent Wilms tumor

(2002) Journal of Pediatric Hematology Oncology

High telomerase RNA expression is an adverse prognostic factor for favorable histology Wilms tumor

(2005) Journal of Clinical Oncology

Topotecan is active against Wilms tumor Results of a multiinstitutional phase II study

(2007) Journal of Clinical Oncology

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