Dr. Robert P Castleberry M.D.
Hematologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Hematology-Oncology1600 7th Ave S Birmingham AL, 35233
Dr. Robert Castleberry is a pediatric hematologist practicing in Birmingham, AL. Dr. Castleberry specializes in treating children that have a blood disease or cancer. Such blood diseases include disorders of red blood cells, white blood cells and/or platelets. The types of cancers that Dr. Castleberry treats include leukemias, lymphomas and certain tumors. Dr. Castleberry can also treat bleeding disorders in children. Pediatric hematologists can be found in childrens hospitals, community hospitals, university medical centers and more.
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP- Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- Consistently investigating the inconsistent nature of neuroblastoma.
- Predicting outcome in neuroblastoma.
- Lymph node sampling in localized neuroblastoma: a Pediatric Oncology Group study.
- The International Neuroblastoma Pathology Classification (the Shimada system).
- Surgical resection alone is effective treatment for ovarian immature teratoma in children and adolescents: a report of the pediatric oncology group and the children's cancer group.
- Hormone and fertility drug use and the risk of neuroblastoma: a report from the Children's Cancer Group and the Pediatric Oncology Group.
- Complete surgical excision is effective treatment for children with immature teratomas with or without malignant elements: A Pediatric Oncology Group/Children's Cancer Group Intergroup Study.
- Neuroblastoma and parental occupation.
- Inhibition of juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia cell growth in vitro by farnesyltransferase inhibitors.
- Genetic analysis of childhood endodermal sinus tumors by comparative genomic hybridization.
- Natural history and biology of stage A neuroblastoma: a Pediatric Oncology Group Study.
- Residential pesticide exposure and neuroblastoma.
- Letter: Cytologic analysis of cerebrospinal fluid.
- Chemotherapy for neuroblastoma: is it all or none?
- Parental exposure to medical radiation and neuroblastoma in offspring.
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