Stephen P. Hunger, MD

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Professor of Pediatrics (Oncology)
Attending Physician, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Oncology
Chief, Division of Oncology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Pediatrics
Director, Center for Childhood Cancer Research, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Associate Director for Pediatric Research, Abramson Cancer Center
Member, Executive Committee, Abramson Cancer Center
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Division of Oncology
Colket Translational Research
Room 3060
3501 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-425-0197
BS (Applied Biology)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1981.
University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 1985.
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Selected Publications

Faulk KE, Kairalla JA, Dreyer ZE, Carroll AJ, Heerema NA, Devidas M, Carroll WL, Raetz EA, Loh ML, Hunger SP, Borowitz MJ, Wang C, Guest E, Brown PA. : Minimal Residual Disease Predicts Outcomes in KMT2A-Rearranged but not KMT2A-Germline Infant ALL: Report from AALL0631, a Children’s Oncology Group Study. Pediatric Blood and Cancer Page: e30467, May 2023 Notes: [Online ahead of print]

Hogan* LE, Brown* PA, Ji L, Xu X, Devidas M, Bhatla T, Borowitz MJ, Raetz EA, Carroll A, Heerema NA, Zugmaier G, Sharon E, Bernhardt MB, Terezakis SA, Gore L, Whitlock JA, Hunger** SP, Loh** ML. : Children’s Oncology Group Trial AALL1331: Phase 3 Trial of Blinatumumab in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults with Low Risk B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in First Relapse. Journal of Clinical Oncology May 2023 Notes: Online ahead of print.

Robinson BW, Kairalla JA, Devidas M, Carroll AJ, Harvey RC, Heerema NA, Willman CL, Ball AR, Woods EC, Ballantyne NC, Urtishak KA, Behm FG, Reaman GH, Hilden JM, Camitta BM, Winick NJ, Pullen J, Carroll WL, Hunger SP, Dreyer ZE, Felix CA.: KMT2A partner genes in infant acute lymphoblastic leukemia have prognostic significance and correlate with,age, white blood cell count, sex, and central nervous system involvement. A Children’s Oncology Group P9407 trial study. Haematoligica Mar 2023 Notes: [Online ahead of print]

Li Z*, Chang T-C*, Junco JJ, Devidas M, Li Y, Yang W, Huang X, Hedges DJ, Cheng Z, Shago M, Carroll AJ, Heerema NA, Gastier-Foster J, Wood BL, Borowitz MJ, SanClemente L, Raetz EA, Hunger SP, Feingold E, Rosser TC, Sherman SL, Loh ML, Mullighan CG, Yu J, Wu G, Lupo PJ, Rabin KR**, Yang JJ**. : Genomic landscape of Down syndrome-associated acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Blood Mar 2023 Notes: [Online ahead of print]

Schore RJ, Angiolillo AL, Kairalla JA, Devidas M, Rabin KR, Zweidler-McKay P, Borowitz MJ, Wood B, Carroll AJ, Heerema NA, Relling MV, Hitzler J, Kadan-Lottick NS, Maloney K, Wang C, Carroll WL, Winick NJ, Raetz EA, Loh ML, Hunger SP. : Outstanding Outcomes with Two Low Intensity Regimens in Children with Low-Risk B-ALL: A Report from COG AALL0932. Leukemia 37: 1375 - 1378, Mar 2023 Notes: [Epub 2023 Mar 25]

Gossai NP, Devidas M, Chen Z, Wood BL, Zweidler-McKay PA, Rabin KR, Loh ML, Raetz EA, Winick NJ, Burke MJ, Carroll AJ, Esiashvili N, Heerema NA, Carroll WL, Hunger SP, Dunsmore KP, Winter* SS, Teachey* DT. : Central Nervous System Status is Prognostic in T-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: A Children’s Oncology Group Report. Blood 141: 1802 - 1811, Jan 2023 Notes: [Epub 2023 Jan 5]

Hunger SP*, Tran TH*, Saha V, Devidas M, Valsecchi MG, Gastier Foster JM, Cazzaniga G, Reshmi SC, Borowitz M, Moorman A, Heerema NA, Carroll AJ, Martin-Regueira P, Loh ML, Raetz EA, Schultz KR, Slayton WB, Cario G, Schrappe M, Silverman LB, Biondi A. *co-first authors.: Dasatinib with intensive chemotherapy in de novo paediatric Philadelphia chromosome-positive acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (CA180-372/COG AALL1122): a single-arm, multicentre, phase 2 trial. Lancet Haematology 10: e510-e520, 2023.

Modi A, Lopez G, Conkrite KL, Su C, Leung TC, Ramanan S, Manduchi E, Johnson ME, Cheung D, Gadd S, Zhang J, Smith MA, Guidry Auvil JM, Gerhard DS, Meshinchi S, Perlman EJ, Hunger SP, Maris JM, Wells AD, Grant SFA, Diskin SJ. : Integrative genomics identifies lncRNA regulatory networks across 1,044 pediatric leukemias and extra-cranial solid tumors. Cancer Research 2023 Notes: In Press.

Gupta S, Dai Y, Chen Z, Winestone LE, Teachey DT, Bona K, Aplenc R, Rabin KR, Zweidler McKay P, Carroll AJ, Heerema NA, Gastier-Foster J, Borowitz MJ, Wood BL, Maloney KW, Mattano Jr. LA, Larsen EC, Angiolillo AL, Burke MJ, Salzer WL, Winter SS, Brown PA, Guest EM, Dunsmore KP, Kairalla JA, Winick NJ, Carroll WL, Raetz EA, Hunger SP, Loh ML, Devidas M. : Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Childhood and Young Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia: A Children’s Oncology Group Study. Lancet Haematology 10: e129-e141, 2023.

O’Brien MM, Seif AE, Hunger SP. : Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in Children. In Wintrobe’s Clinical Hematology, 15th edition. Greer JP, Arber DA, Glader BE, List AF, Means RT Jr., and Rodgers GM, eds. . (eds.). Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (Philadelphia, PA), 2023 Notes: In Press.

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