Shana Jacobs, MD Oncologist

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

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Marco's Story

Marco Gutierrez, a 19-year-old from Potomac, Md., was enjoying dinner with family and friends after a University of Michigan football game when pain started to pulse through his chest and back.


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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