Lynda M.  Vrooman , MD

Lynda M. Vrooman, MD

Associate Medical Director, David B. Perini, Jr. Quality of Life Clinic

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-632-5124
  • Fax: 617-632-3770

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Hematology Oncology
  • Survivorship

Departments

  • Hematology / Oncology

Programs

  • Hematology / Oncology
  • Hematology / Oncology
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Experience and Education

Education

Undergraduate

Yale University,

New Haven, CT

Medical School

Harvard Medical School,

Boston, MA

Internship, Pediatrics, Boston Combined Residency Program

Boston Children's Hospital / Boston Medical Center,

Boston, MA

Residency, Pediatrics, Boston Combined Residency Program

Boston Children's Hospital / Boston Medical Center,

Boston, MA

Fellowship, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Boston Children's Hospital / Dana-Farber Cancer Institute,

Boston, MA

Certifications

  • Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Publications

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  1. Sands SA, Harel BT, Savone M, Kelly K, Vijayanathan V, Welch JG, Vrooman L, Silverman LB, Cole PD. Feasibility of baseline neurocognitive assessment using Cogstate during the first month of therapy for childhood leukemia. Support Care Cancer. 2016 Oct 10.
  2. Vrooman LM, Silverman LB. Treatment of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Prognostic Factors and Clinical Advances. Curr Hematol Malig Rep. 2016 Oct; 11(5):385-94.
  3. Frederick NN, Kenney L, Vrooman L, Recklitis CJ. Fatigue in adolescent and adult survivors of non-CNS childhood cancer: a report from project REACH. Support Care Cancer. 2016 Sep; 24(9):3951-9.
  4. van der Sluis IM, Vrooman LM, Pieters R, Baruchel A, Escherich G, Goulden N, Mondelaers V, Sanchez de Toledo J, Rizzari C, Silverman LB, Whitlock JA. Consensus expert recommendations for identification and management of asparaginase hypersensitivity and silent inactivation. Haematologica. 2016 Mar; 101(3):279-85.
  5. Lipshultz SE, Anderson LM, Miller TL, Gerschenson M, Stevenson KE, Neuberg DS, Franco VI, LiButti DE, Silverman LB, Vrooman LM, Sallan SE. Impaired mitochondrial function is abrogated by dexrazoxane in doxorubicin-treated childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia survivors. Cancer. 2016 Mar 15; 122(6):946-53.
  6. Vrooman LM, Kirov II, Dreyer ZE, Kelly M, Hijiya N, Brown P, Drachtman RA, Messinger YH, Ritchey AK, Hale GA, Maloney K, Lu Y, Plourde PV, Silverman LB. Activity and Toxicity of Intravenous Erwinia Asparaginase Following Allergy to E. coli-Derived Asparaginase in Children and Adolescents With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016 Feb; 63(2):228-33.
  7. Vrooman LM, Stevenson KE, Supko JG, O'Brien J, Dahlberg SE, Asselin BL, Athale UH, Clavell LA, Kelly KM, Kutok JL, Laverdière C, Lipshultz SE, Michon B, Schorin M, Relling MV, Cohen HJ, Neuberg DS, Sallan SE, Silverman LB. Postinduction dexamethasone and individualized dosing of Escherichia Coli L-asparaginase each improve outcome of children and adolescents with newly diagnosed acute lymphoblastic leukemia: results from a randomized study--Dana-Farber Cancer Institute ALL Consortium Protocol 00-01. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Mar 20; 31(9):1202-10.
  8. Vrooman LM, Neuberg DS, Stevenson KE, Asselin BL, Athale UH, Clavell L, Cole PD, Kelly KM, Larsen EC, Laverdière C, Michon B, Schorin M, Schwartz CL, Cohen HJ, Lipshultz SE, Silverman LB, Sallan SE. The low incidence of secondary acute myelogenous leukaemia in children and adolescents treated with dexrazoxane for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia: a report from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute ALL Consortium. Eur J Cancer. 2011 Jun; 47(9):1373-9.
  9. Duncan CN, Vrooman L, Apfelbaum EM, Whitley K, Bechard L, Lehmann LE. 25-hydroxy vitamin D deficiency following pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2011 May; 17(5):749-53.
  10. Kenney LB, Nancarrow CM, Najita J, Vrooman LM, Rothwell M, Recklitis C, Li FP, Diller L. Health status of the oldest adult survivors of cancer during childhood. Cancer. 2010 Jan 15; 116(2):497-505.
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  12. Vrooman LM, Silverman LB. Childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: update on prognostic factors. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2009 Feb; 21(1):1-8.
  13. Barry EV, Vrooman LM, Dahlberg SE, Neuberg DS, Asselin BL, Athale UH, Clavell LA, Larsen EC, Moghrabi A, Samson Y, Schorin MA, Cohen HJ, Lipshultz SE, Sallan SE, Silverman LB. Absence of secondary malignant neoplasms in children with high-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia treated with dexrazoxane. J Clin Oncol. 2008 Mar 1; 26(7):1106-11.
  14. Silverman LB, Supko JG, Stevenson KE, Woodward C, Vrooman LM, Neuberg DS, Asselin BL, Athale UH, Clavell L, Cole PD, Kelly KM, Laverdière C, Michon B, Schorin M, Schwartz CL, O'Brien JE, Cohen HJ, Sallan SE. Intravenous PEG-asparaginase during remission induction in children and adolescents with newly diagnosed acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Blood. 2010 Feb 18; 115(7):1351-3.
  15. Vrooman LM, Supko JG, Neuberg DS, Asselin BL, Athale UH, Clavell L, Kelly KM, Laverdière C, Michon B, Schorin M, Cohen HJ, Sallan SE, Silverman LB. Erwinia asparaginase after allergy to E. coli asparaginase in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010 Feb; 54(2):199-205.
  16. Place AE, Stevenson KE, Vrooman LM, Harris MH, Hunt SK, O'Brien JE, Supko JG, Asselin BL, Athale UH, Clavell LA, Cole PD, Kelly KM, Laverdiere C, Leclerc JM, Michon B, Schorin MA, Welch JJ, Lipshultz SE, Kutok JL, Blonquist TM, Neuberg DS, Sallan SE, Silverman LB. Intravenous pegylated asparaginase versus intramuscular native Escherichia coli L-asparaginase in newly diagnosed childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (DFCI 05-001): a randomised, open-label phase 3 trial. Lancet Oncol. 2015 Dec; 16(16):1677-90.
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