Division of Hematology/Oncology

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Rebecca L Hirsh, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Director of Inpatient Oncology Services, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
3400 Civic Center Blvd
2 West Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA
Office: 215-614-1858
Education:
AB (Sociology)
Brown University, 1995.
PostBacc (Pre-Medical Program)
Bryn Mawr College, 1999.
MD (Internal Medicine)
Brown Medical School, 2003.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident in Internal Medicine, Brown Medical School, Rhode Island Hospital/Miriam Hospital, 2003-2006.
Fellow in Hematology and Oncology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical School, 2007-2009.
Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomate, 2006.
American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology Certification, 2010.
American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, 2012.
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Selected Publications

Hirsh RL, DeMichele A. : The role of lapatinib in the preoperative therapy of breast cancer. Curr Oncol Rep. Feb 2012.

Hirsh RL, Fox KR: Duration of chemotherapy for early stage breast cancer: have we reached the limit? What is the survival impact of amenorrhea? Curr Treat Options Oncol. 11(3-4): 59-62, Dec 2010.

Hirsh RL, Fox KR: HER2 blockade: is combination therapy better than monotherapy? Curr Treat Options Oncol. 11(3-4): 63-5, Dec 2010.

Hirsh RL, Dilip G, Rogers G, Richard S, Neal R: Langerhans cell histiocytosis following acute leukemia in an adult. American Journal of Hematology 84(10): 693-4, Oct 2009.

Petrylak DP, Resto-Garces K, Tibyan M, Mohile SG: Phase I Trial Evaluating Escalating Doses of Docetaxel and Lenalidomide. J Clin Oncol 27(15s (suppl)), 2009 Notes: ASCO Annual Meeting, Abstract #5156.

Hirsh RL, O’Connor O: Current Therapeutic Options in Follicular Lymphoma. OncologyCases.com 2008.

Anion Gap Metabolic Acidosis with an Osmolal Gap in a 36-year-old Alcoholic.: Hirsh RL. American College of Physicians Regional Meeting 2003 Notes: poster presentation, Providence RI.

Hirsh RL: Exertional Rhabdomyolysis in a Fit Prison Inmate. American College of Physicians Regional Meeting 2003 Notes: Poster presentation, Providence RI.

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