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Shana S. Jacobs, MD

The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders


Leukemia/ Lymphoma Program
Medical Director, Pediatric Advanced Needs Assessment and Care Team (PANDA)

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Specialties: Hodgkin Lymphoma , Leukemia, Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Peds/Hospice and Palliative Med
American Board of Pediatrics/Hematology-Oncology
Foreign LanguagesSpanish
National Provider Identifier1215015466

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

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.
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education Brown University Providence, RIBachelor of Arts 1991 -1995
Medical School New York University School of Medicine New York, NYDoctor of Medicine 1995 -1999
Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
MemberChildren’s Oncology Group2005 - 2009
MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology2003 - 2009
MemberAmerican Society of Pediatric Hematology/ Oncology2002 - 2009
TitleStudy NameInstitutionYears
InvestigatorPhase II Trial of Ixabepilone (BMS-247550), an Epothilone B Analog, in Children and Young Adults with Refractory Solid Tumors.Children's Oncology Group2008
Principal InvestigatorThe Ability and Comfort of Physicians of All Levels of Training to Deliver 'Bad News'2008
Read more about the research interests of Shana S. Jacobs
Journal Article, Jacobs, S.S., Stork, L.C., Bostrom, B.C., Hutchinson, R., Holcenberg, J., Reaman, G.H., Erdmann, G., Franklin, J., Neglia, J.P., Steinberg, S.M., Balis, F.M. and Adamson, P.C. (2007), Substitution of Oral and Intravenous Thioguanine for Mercaptopurine in a Treatment Regimen for Children With Standard Risk Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Pediatric Blood and Cancer, 49, 3, 250-255.

Conference Presentation - Poster, Jacobs, S. (2006), Extracellular fluid concentrations of platinum analogs in brain, muscle and blood using microdialysis in a nonhuman primate model, Poster session presented at the American Association of Cancer Research National Conference

Journal Article, Jacobs, S.S., Fox, E., Dennie, C. Morgan, L., McCully, C. and Balis, F.M. (2005), Plasma and Cerebrospinal Fluid Pharmacokinetics of Intravenous Oxaliplatin, Cisplatin, and Carboplatin in Nonhuman Primates., Clinical Cancer Research, 11, 1669-1674.

For a more comprehensive list of publications for Shana Jacobs, MD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database

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