Division of Hematology/Oncology


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Stephen J. Schuster, M.D.

Robert and Margarita Louis-Dreyfus Associate Professor in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Lymphoma Clinical Care and Research
Attending Physician, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology-Oncology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director, Lymphoma Program, Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Director, Lymphoma Translational Research, Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
2 South Pavilion, Room 2-393S
3400 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 614-1846
Fax: (215) 662-4064
B.S. (Psychology)
Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA, 1976.

Laboratory Research Technician, Division of Rheumatology, Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1977.
Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, 1981.
Post-Graduate Training
Medical Internship, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA., 1981-1982.
Resident in Medicine, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1982-1984.
Cardeza Clinical and Research Fellow in Medicine (Hematology), Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, 1984-1988.
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (NIH Sponsored Individual NRSA), Cardeza Foundation for Hematologic Research, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, 1986-1988.
Medical Oncology Fellowship, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1988-1989.
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1982.
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1984.
Diplomate, American Board of Hematology, 1986.
Diplomate, American Board of Medical Oncology, 1989.
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Selected Publications

Kremer, Brandon E. Reshef, Ran. Misleh, Jamal G. Christie, Jason D. Ahya, Vivek N. Blumenthal, Nancy P. Kotloff, Robert M. Hadjiliadis, Denis. Stadtmauer, Edward A. Schuster, Stephen J. Tsai, Donald E.: Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder after lung transplantation: a review of 35 cases. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 31(3): 296-304, Mar 2012.

Svoboda, Jakub. Schuster, Stephen J.: The Evolving Role of Medical Imaging in Lymphoma Management: The Clinician’s Perspective. PET Clinics: PET Imaging of Lymphoma. Elstrom, Rebecca L. Schuster, Stephen J. Abass, Alavi. (eds.). Elsevier, Inc. 7(1): 35-46, Jan 2012.

Kumar, Aryavarta M. S. Bui, Courtney. Nasta, Sunita. Schuster, Stephen J. Plastaras, John P.: Case Series: Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy to Treat Limited Stage Non-Endemic Nasal Natural Killer/T Cell Lymphoma. The Internet Journal of Hematology. 8(1), 2012.

Scott, Emma Catherine. Schuster, Stephen.: Plummer-Vinson syndrome and reactive thrombocytosis mask a JAK2-V617F positive myeloproliferative neoplasm. Blood. 118(23): 5988, Dec 2011.

Tsai, Donald E. Chong, Elise. Bagg, Adam. Arnoldi, Sharon. Svoboda, Jakub. Nasta, Sunita. Schuster, Stephen. : Successful treatment of angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma with the retinoid X receptor agonist, bexarotene. Leukemia & Lymphoma. 52(9): 1815-7, Sep 2011.

Schuster, Stephen J. Neelapu, Sattva S. Gause, Barry L. Janik, John E. Muggia, Franco M. Gockerman, Jon P. Winter, Jane N. Flowers, Christopher R. Nikcevich, Daniel A. Sotomayor, Eduardo M. McGaughey, Dean S. Jaffe, Elaine S. Chong, Elise A. Reynolds, Craig W. Berry, Donald A. Santos, Carlos F. Popa, Miheala A. McCord, Amy M. Kwak, Larry W.: Vaccination With Patient-Specific Tumor-Derived Antigen in First Remission Improves Disease-Free Survival in Follicular Lymphoma. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 29(20): 2787-94, Jul 10 2011.

Carver, Joseph R. Nasta, Sunita. Chong, Elise A. Stonecypher, Mark. Wheeler, James E. Ahmadi, Tahamtan. Schuster, Stephen J.: Myocarditis during lenalidomide therapy. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 44(11): 1840-43, Nov 2010.

Mato, Anthony R. Luger, Selina M. Heitjan, Daniel F. Mikkelsen, ME. Olson, E. Ujjani, Chaitra. Jacobs, Samantha. Miltiades, Andrea N. Shahm, P. Schuster, Stephen J. Carroll, Martin. Chauffe, AD. Fuchs, Barry D.: Elevation in serum lactate at the time of febrile neutropenia (FN) in hemodynamically-stable patients with hematologic malignancies (HM) is associated with the development of septic shock within 48 hours. Cancer Biology & Therapy. 9(8): 585-9, Apr 2010.

Olin, Rebecca L. Kanetsky, Peter A. Ten Have, Thomas R. Nasta, Sunita D. Schuster, Stephen J. Andreadis, Charalambos.: Determinants of the optimal first-line therapy for follicular lymphoma: A decision analysis. American Journal Hematology. 85(4): 255-60, Apr 2010.

Perl, Alexander E. Kasner, Margaret T. Tsai, Donald E. Vogl, Dan T. Loren, Alison W. Schuster, Stephen J. Porter, David L. Stadtmauer, Edward A. Goldstein, Steven C. Frey, Noelle V. Nasta, Sunita D. Hexner, Elizabeth O. Dierov, Jamil K. Swider, Cezary R. Bagg, Adam. Gewirtz, Alan M. Carroll, Martin. Luger, Selina M. : A phase I study of the mammalian target of rapamycin inhibitor sirolimus and MEC chemotherapy in relapsed and refractory acute myelogenous leukemia. Clinical Cancer Research. 15(21): 6732-9, Nov 1 2009.

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