Pallavi Kumar, MD, MPH

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Division of Hematology Oncology
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
10th Floor, South Pavilion
Office #10-200
3400 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-360-0737
Fax: 215-615-5122
BS (Accounting)
Binghamton University, 1999.
MD (Medicine)
Duke University, Durham NC, 2007.
MPH (Clinical Effectiveness)
Harvard School of Public Health, 2014.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

palliative medicine
thoracic oncology
gastrointestinal oncology

Selected Publications

Kumar P, Gareen IF, Lathan C, Sicks JD, Perez GK, Hyland KA, Park ER.: Racial Differences in Tobacco Cessation and Treatment Usage After Lung Screening: An Examination of the National Lung Screening Trial. Oncologist. Bruce A. Chabner (eds.). Alphamed Press, 21(1): 40-49, January 2016.

Kumar P, Hatfield L, Wright A, Temel J, Keating N. : Associations between hospice use and end-of-life (EOL) care outcomes in patients with advanced cancer - A National, Prospective Cohort Study American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) - 2015 Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium American Society of Clinical Oncology, 33(29): suppl 29S, October 2015 Notes: Poster Discussion Session, Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium

Pallavi Kumar and Ryan J. Sullivan : The Ethics of Randomized Trials in Oncology. BRAF Targets in Melanoma: Biological Mechanisms, Resistance, and Drug Discovery. Ryan J. Sullivan (eds.). Springer-Verlag New York, 82: 85-103, 2015.

Kumar P, Temel JS: End-of-Life Care Discussions in Patients With Advanced Cancer. J Clin Oncol 31(27): 3315-9, Sep 20 2013.

Kumar P, Moy B: Cancer Health Disparities and the Cost of Cancer Care: Payment Model Issues. Natl Compr Canc Netw 11(6): 633-6, Jun 1 2013.

Kumar P, Sepucha K, Chang Y, Belkora J, Lee CN, Partridge AH, Feibelmann S, Moy B: Risk perceptions in Localized Breast Cancer. ASCO National Meeting, Chicago, IL 31(15), May 2013 Notes: Poster Discussion Session, Patient and Survivor Care Section, ASCO Annual Meeting

Kumar P, Moh: The cost of Cancer Care -- Balancing Our Duties to Patients Versus Society: Are They Mutually Exclusive. Oncologist 18(4): 347-9, Apr 2013.

Kumar P, Casarett D, Corcoran A, Desai K, Li Q, Chen J, Langer C, Mao JJ: Utilization of Supportive and Palliative Care Services Among Oncology Outpatients at One Academic Cancer Center; Determinants of Use and Barriers to Access. J. Palliat Med(8), 923-30, Aug 15 2012.

Kumar P, and Moy, B: Disparities in Cancer Care: Another Inconvenient Truth. ASCO Daily News Page: 1, June 4 2012.

O'Connor N, Kumar P: Conservative management of End-Stage Renal Disease Without Dialysis: A Systematic Review. J Palliat Med 15(2): 228-35, Feb 2012.

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