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 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

Luskin, Marlise R. Heil, DS. Tan, KS. Choi, Sarah. Stadtmauer, Edward A. Schuster, Stephen J. Porter, David L. Vonderheide, Robert H. Bagg, Adam. Heitjan, Daniel F. Tsai, Donald E. Reshef, Ran.: The Impact of EBV Status on Characteristics and Outcomes of Posttransplantation Lymphoproliferative Disorder. American Joural of Transplant. May 18 2015 Notes: [Epub ahead of print]

Chong, Elise A. Ahmadi, Tahamtan. Aqui, Nicole A. Svoboda, Jakub. Nasta, Sunita D. Mato, Anthony R. Walsh, Kristy M. Schuster, Stephen J.: Combination of lenalidomide and rituximab overcomes rituximab-resistance in patients with indolent B-cell and mantle cell lymphomas. Clinical Cancer Research. 21(8): 1835-42, Apr 15 2015.

Howlett, Christina. Snedecor, Sonya J. Landsburg, Daniel J. Svoboda, Jakub. Chong, Elis A. Schuster, Stephen J. Nasta, Sunita D. Feldman, Tatyana. Rago, Allison. Walsh, Kristy M. Weber, Scott. Goy, Andre. Mato, Anthony.: Front-line, dose-escalated immunochemotherapy is associated with a significant progression-free survival advantage in patients with double-hit lymphomas: a systematic review and meta-analysis. British Journal of Haematology. Apr 24 2015 Notes: [Epub ahead of print.

Wagner, Lynne I. Zhao, Fengmin. Hong, Fangxin. Williams, Michael E. Gascoyne, Randy D. Krauss, John C. Advani, Ranjana H. Go, Ronald S. Habermann, Thomas M. Leach, Joseph W. O'Connor, Brian. Schuster, Stephen J. Cella, David. Horning, Sandra J. Kahl, Brad S.: Anxiety and Health-Related Quality of Life Among Patients With Low–Tumor Burden Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Randomly Assigned to Two Different Rituximab Dosing Regimens: Results From ECOG Trial E4402 (RESORT). Journal of Clinical Oncology. 33(7): 740-8, Mar 1 2015.

Mato, Anthony R. Foon, Kenneth A. Feldman, Tatyana. Schuster, Stephen J. Svoboda, Jakub. Chow, Kar Fai. Valentinetti, Marisa. Mrkulic, Mary. Azzollini, Kelly. Gadaleta, Gabriella. Bhattacharyya, Pritish K. Zenreich, Joshua. Pascual, Lauren-Nicole. Yannotti, Kara. Kdiry, Sabrina. Howlett, Christina. Strelec, Lauren. Porter, David. Bejot, Coleen. Goy, André.: Reduced-dose fludarabine, cyclophosphamide and rituximab (FCR-Lite) plus lenalidomide, followed by lenalidomide consolidation/maintenance, in previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia. American Journal of Hematology. Feb 18 2015 Notes: [Epub ahead of print]

Huntington, Scott F. Nasta, Sunita D. Schuster, Stephen J. Doshi, Jalpa A. Svoboda, Jakub. : Utility of interim and end-of-treatment [18F]-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography in frontline therapy of patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Leukemia & Lymphoma. Feb 11 2015 Notes: [Epub ahead of print]

Frosch, Zachary. Luskin, Marlise R. Landsburg, Daniel J. Schuster, Stephen J. Svoboda, Jakub. Loren, Alison W. Porter, David L. Stadtmauer, Edward A. Nasta, Sunita D.: R-CHOP or R-HyperCVAD With or Without Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation for Older Patients With Mantle Cell Lymphoma. Clinical Lymphoma Myeloma and Leukemia. 15(2), Feb 2015.

Nagle, Sarah J. Chong, Elise A. Chekol, Seble. Shah, Nirav N. Nasta, Sunita D. Glatstein, Eli. Plastaras, John P. Torigian, Drew A. Schuster, Stephen J. Svoboda, Jakub.: The role of FDG-PET imaging as a prognostic marker of outcome in primary mediastinal B-cell lymphoma. Cancer Medicine. 4(1): 7-15, Jan 4 2015.

Ansell, Stephen M. Lesokhin, Alexander M. Borrello, Ivan. Halwani, Ahmad. Scott, Emma C. Gutierrez, Martin. Schuster, Stephen J. Millenson, Michael M. Cattry, Deepika. Freeman, Gordon J. Rodig, Scott J. Chapuy, Bjoern. Ligon, Azra H. Zhu, Lili. Grosso, Joseph F. Kim, Su Young. Timmerman, John M. Shipp, Margaret A. Armand, Philippe.: PD-1 blockade with nivolumab in relapsed or refractory Hodgkin's lymphoma. The New England Journal of Medicine. 372(4): 311-9, Jan 22 2015.

Tsai, Donald E. Luskin, Marlise R. Kremer, Brandon E. Chung, Albert K. Arnoldi, Sharon. Paralkar, Vikram R. Nasta, Sunita D. Stadtmauer, Edward A. Schuster, Stephen J. Xavier, Marin.: A pilot trial of quantitative Epstein-Barr virus polymerase chain reaction in patients undergoing treatment for their malignancy: potential use of Epstein-Barr virus polymerase chain reaction in multiple cancer types. Leukemia & Lymphoma. Page: 1-3, Nov 5 2014.

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