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Richard B. Womer, MD

Richard B. Womer, MD

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Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3501 Civic Center Boulevard
10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 590-2229
Education:
B.A. (Biology)
University of Rochester, 1974.
M.D.
University of Rochester, 1978.
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Selected Publications

Sacks Nancy, Hwang Wei-Ting, Lange Beverly J, Tan Kay-See, Sandler Eric S, Rogers Paul C, Womer Richard B, Pietsch John B, Rheingold Susan R: Proactive enteral tube feeding in pediatric patients undergoing chemotherapy. Pediatric blood & cancer 61(2): 281-5, Feb 2014.

Hill-Kayser Christine, Tochner Zelig, Both Stefan, Lustig Robert, Reilly Anne, Balamuth Naomi, Womer Richard, Maris John, Grupp Stephen, Bagatell Rochelle: Proton versus photon radiation therapy for patients with high-risk neuroblastoma: The need for a customized approach. Pediatric Blood & Cancer 60(10): 1606-11, Oct 2013.

Weiss Aaron R, Lyden Elizabeth R, Anderson James R, Hawkins Douglas S, Spunt Sheri L, Walterhouse David O, Wolden Suzanne L, Parham David M, Rodeberg David A, Kao Simon C, Womer Richard B: Histologic and Clinical Characteristics Can Guide Staging Evaluations for Children and Adolescents With Rhabdomyosarcoma: A Report From the Children's Oncology Group Soft Tissue Sarcoma Committee. Journal of Clinical Oncology Aug 2013.

Womer Richard B, West Daniel C, Krailo Mark D, Dickman Paul S, Pawel Bruce R, Grier Holcombe E, Marcus Karen, Sailer Scott, Healey John H, Dormans John P, Weiss Aaron R: Randomized controlled trial of interval-compressed chemotherapy for the treatment of localized Ewing sarcoma: a report from the Children's Oncology Group. Journal of Clinical Oncology 30(33): 4148-54, Nov 2012.

Borinstein Scott C, Barkauskas Donald A, Krailo Mark, Scher Daniel, Scher Lauren, Schlottmann Silke, Kallakury Bhaskar, Dickman Paul S, Pawel Bruce R, West Daniel C, Womer Richard B, Toretsky Jeffrey A: Investigation of the insulin-like growth factor-1 signaling pathway in localized Ewing sarcoma: a report from the Children's Oncology Group. Cancer 117(21): 4966-76, Nov 2011.

Cooper Aaron, van Doorninck John, Ji Lingyun, Russell Darren, Ladanyi Marc, Shimada Hiroyuki, Krailo Mark, Womer Richard B, Hsu Jessie Hao-ru, Thomas Dafydd, Triche Timothy J, Sposto Richard, Lawlor Elizabeth R: Ewing tumors that do not overexpress BMI-1 are a distinct molecular subclass with variant biology: a report from the Children's Oncology Group. Clinical Cancer Research 17(1): 56-66, Jan 2011.

van Doorninck John A, Ji Lingyun, Schaub Betty, Shimada Hiroyuki, Wing Michele R, Krailo Mark D, Lessnick Stephen L, Marina Neyssa, Triche Timothy J, Sposto Richard, Womer Richard B, Lawlor Elizabeth R: Current treatment protocols have eliminated the prognostic advantage of type 1 fusions in Ewing sarcoma: a report from the Children's Oncology Group. Journal of Clinical Oncology 28(12): 1989-94, Apr 2010.

Chou Alexander J, Kleinerman Eugenie S, Krailo Mark D, Chen Zhengjia, Betcher Donna L, Healey John H, Conrad Ernest U, Nieder Michael L, Weiner Michael A, Wells Robert J, Womer Richard B, Meyers Paul A, : Addition of muramyl tripeptide to chemotherapy for patients with newly diagnosed metastatic osteosarcoma: a report from the Children's Oncology Group. Cancer 115(22): 5339-48, Nov 2009.

Imran Hamayun, Enders Felicity, Krailo Mark, Sim Franklin, Okuno Scott, Hawkins Douglas, Neglia Joseph, Randall R Lor, Womer Richard, Mascarenhas Leo, Arndt Carola A S: Effect of time to resumption of chemotherapy after definitive surgery on prognosis for non-metastatic osteosarcoma. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume 91(3): 604-12, Mar 2009.

Granowetter L, Womer RB, Devidas M, Krailo MD, Wang C, Bernstein ML, Marina N, Leavey PJ, Gebhardt M, Healey JH, Shamberger RC, Goorin AM, Miser J, Meyer J, Arndt CAS, Sailer S, Marcus KJ, Perlman EJ, Dickman PS, Grier HE: Comparison of dose intensified versus standard chemotherapy for non-metastatic Ewing sarcoma family of tumors (ESFT): a Children’s Oncology Group Study Report. Journal of Clinical Oncology 27: 2536-2541, 2009.

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