Greg Armstrong, MD

    Gregory T. Armstrong, MD, MSCE

    Associate Member, St. Jude Faculty

    Departments

    Epidemiology and Cancer Control

    Divisions

    Neuro Oncology

    Contact Information

    Gregory Armstrong, MD, MSCE
    Epidemiology and Cancer Control
    MS 735
    St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    262 Danny Thomas Place
    Memphis, TN 38105-3678
    Email: greg.armstrong@stjude.org
    Phone: (901) 595-5892
    FAX: (901) 595-5845

    Education

    BS - Samford University (1995)
    MD - University of Alabama School of Medicine (1999)
    MS - University of Pennsylvania (Clinical Epidemiology) (2006)


    Clinical Interests


    Current Research


    Selected Publications

    Armstrong GT, Joshi VM, Zhu L, Srivastava D, Shang N, Ness KK, Stokes DC, Krasin MT, Fowler JA, Robison LL, Hudson MM, Green DM. Increased Tricuspid Regurgitant Jet Velocity by Doppler Echocardiography in Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer: A Report from the St Jude Lifetime Cohort Study. J Clin Oncol 31(6):774-781, 2013.

    Klimo P Jr., Pai Panadiker AS, Thompson CJ, Boop FA, Qaddoumi I, Gajjar A, Armstrong GT, Ellison DW, Kun LE, Ogg RJ, Sanford RA. Management and outcome of focal low-grade brainstem tumors in pediatric patients: the St Jude experience. J Neruosurg Pediatr Epub Jan 4, 2013.

    Brinkman TM, Li Z, Neglia JP, Gajjar A, Klosky JL, Allgood R, Stovall M, Krull KR, Armstrong GT, Ness KK. Restricted access to the enviroment and quality of life in adult survivors of childhood brain tumors. J Neurooncol 111(22):195-203, 2013.

    Kirchoff AB, Krull KR, Armstrong GT, Park E, Stovall M, Robison LL, Leisenring WM. Mental and Neurocognitive Status and Employment Outcomes in the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study Cohort. Support Care Cancer 21(2):377-383, 2013.

    Pappo AS, Armstrong GT, Liu W, Srivastava DK, McDonald A, Leisenring WM, Stovall M, Neglia JP, Robison LL. Melanoma as a subsequent neoplasm in adult survivors of childhood cancer: A report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Pediatr Blood Cancer 60(3):461-466, 2013.

    Sabin ND, Merchant TE, Harreld JH, Patay Z, Klimo P, Ibrahim Q, Armstrong GT, Wright K, Gray J, Indelicato DJ, Gajjar A. Imaging changes in very young children with Brain Tumors Treated with Chemotherapy and Proton Therapy. American Journal of Neuroradiology 34(2):446-450, 2013.

    Boukheris H, Stovall M, Gilbert ES, Stratton KL, Smith SA, Weathers R, Hammond S, Mertens AC, Donaldson SS, Armstrong GT, Robison LL, Neglia JP, Inskip PD. Risk of Salivary Gland Cancer Following Childhood Cancer: A Report from the Childhood Cancer Survivorship Study. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 85(3):776-783, 2013.

    Kirchhoff AC, Kuhlthau K, Pajolek H, Leisenrinig W, Armstrong GT, Robison LL, Park ER. Employer-sponsored health insurance coverage limitations: Results from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Support Care Cancer 21(2):377-383, 2013.

    Krull KR, Sabin ND, Reddick WE, Zhu L, Armstrong GT, Green DM, Arevalo A, Srivastava DK, Robison LL, Hudson MM. Neurocognitive Function and CNS Integrity in Adult Survivors of Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma. J Clin Onco 30(29):3618-3624, 2012.

    Palmer SL, Glass JO, Le Y, Ogg R, Qaddoumi I, Armstrong GT, Wright K, Wetmore C, Broniscer A, Gajjar A, Reddick WE. White matter integrity is associated with cognitive processing in patients treated for a posterior fossa brain tumor. Neuro-Oncol 14(9):1-9, 2012.

    Armstrong GT, Plana JC, Zhang N, Srivastava DK, Green DM, Ness KK, Fonovan FD, Metzger M, Arevalo A, Durand JB, Joshi V, Hudson MM, Robison LL, Flamm SD. Screening Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer for Cardiomyopathy: Comparison of Echocardiography and Cardiac MRI. J Clin Oncol 30(23):2876-2884, 2012.

    Henderson TO, Oeffinger KC, Whitten J, Leisenring W, Neglia J, Meadows A, Crotty C. Rubin DT, Diller L, Inskip P, Smith SA, Stovall M, Constine LS, Hammond S, Armstrong GT, Robison LL, Nathan PC. Summaries for patients. Increased risk for gastrointestinal cancer in childhood cacner survivors. Ann Intern Med 156(11):1-36, 2012.

    Buchbinder D, Mertens AC, Zeltzer LK, Leisenring WM, Goodman P, Lown WA, Alderfer MA, Recklitis CJ, Oeffinger KC, Armstrong GT, Hudson MM, Robison LL, Casillas J. Cancer Prevention and Screening Practices of Siblings of Childhood Cancer Survivors: A report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21(7):1078-1088, 2012.

    Park ER, Kirchoff AC, Zallen JP, Weissman J, Pajolek H, Mertnes AC, Armstrong GT, Robison LL, Donelan K, Recklitis C, Diller L, Kuhlthau K. Childhood Cancer Survivor Study participants’ perceptions and knowledge of health insuance coverage: Implications for the Affordable Care Act. Journal of Cancer Survivorship 6(3):251-259, 2012.

    Wilson CL, Dilley K, Ness KK, Leisenring WL, Sklar CA, Kaste SC, Stovall M, Green DM, Armstrong GT, Robison LL, Kada-Lottick NS. Fractures among long-term survivors of childhood cancer: A report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Cancer 118(23):5920-5928, 2012.

    Henderson TO, Oeffinger KC, Whitton J, Leisenring W, Neglia J, Meadows A, Crotty C, Rubin DT, Diller L, Inskip P, Smith SA, Stovall M, Constine LS, Hammond S, Armstrong GT, Robison LL, Nathan PC. Secondary Gastrointestinal cancer in childhood cancer survivors: A cohort study. Ann Internal Medicine 156(11);757-766, 2012.

    Murphy ES, Merchant TE, Wu S, Xiong X, Lukose R, Wright KD, Qaddoumi I, Armstrong GT, Broniscer A, Gajjar A. Necrosis after craniospinal irradiation: Results from a prospective series of children with CNS embryonal tumors. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics 83(5);e655-660, 2012.

    Green DM, Cox CL, Zhu L, Srivastava DK, Stovall M, Nolan VG, Ness KK, Donaldson SS, Oeffinger KC, Meacham LR, Sklar CA, Krull KR, Armstrong GT, Robison LL. Risk Factors for Obesity in Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer: A Report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. J Clin Oncol 30(3):246-255, 2012.

    Kurt BA, Nolan VG, Ness KK, Neglia JP, Tersak JM, Hudson MM, Armstrong GT, Hutchinson R, Leisenring WM, Oeffinger KC, Robison LL, Arora M. Hospitalization rates among survivors of childhood cancer in the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study Cohort. Pediatr Blood Cancer 59(1):126-132, 2012.

    Henderson TO, Oeffinger KC, Whitton J, Leisenring W, Neglia J, Meadows A, Crotty C, Rubin DT, Diller L, Inskip P, Smith SA, Stovall M, Constine LS, Hammond S, Armstrong GT, Robison LL, Nathan PC. Secondary gastrointestinal cancer in childhood cancer survivors: a cohort study. Ann Intern Med 156(11): 757-66, 2012.

    Wilson CL, Dilley K, Ness KK, Leisenring WL, Sklar CA, Kaste SC, Stovall M, Green DM, Armstrong GT, Robison LL, Kadan-Lottick NS. Fractures among long-term survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Cancer May 17, 2012.

    Armstrong GT, Liu W, Leisenring W, Yasui Y, Hammond S, Bhatia S, Neglia JP, Stovall M, Srivastava D, Robison LL. Occurrence of multiple subsequent neoplasms in long-term survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. J Clin Oncol June 27, 2011.

    Nottage K, Lanctot J, Li Z, Neglia JP, Bhatia S, Hammond S, Leisenring W, Meadows A, Srivastava D, Robison LL, Armstrong GT. Long-term risk for subsequent leukemia after treatment for childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Blood April 15, 2011.

    Armstrong GT, Conklin HM, Huang S, Srivastava D, Sanford R, Ellison DW, Merchant TE, Hudson MM, Hoehn ME, Robison L, Gajjar A, Morris EB. Survival and long-term health and cognitive outcomes after low-grade glioma. Neuro Oncol December 22, 2010.

    Armstrong, GT, Jain N, Liu W, Merchant TE, Stovall M, Srivastava DK, Gurney JG, Packer RJ, Robison LL, Krull KR. Region-Specific Radiotherapy and neuropsychological outcomes in adult survivors of childhood CNS malignancies. Neuro Oncol 12: 1173-1186, 2010.

    Armstrong GT, Stovall M, Robison LL. Long-term effects of radiation exposure among adult survivors of childhood cancer: results from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Radiation Res September 17, 2010.

    Armstrong GT, Pan Z, Ness KK, Srivastava D, Robison LL. Temporal trends in cause-specific late mortality among five-year survivors of childhood cancer. J Clin Oncol 28:1224-1231, 2010.

    Armstrong GT, Liu Q, Yasui Y, Huang S, Ness KK, Leisenring W, Hudson MM, Donaldson SS, King AA, Stovall M, Krull KR, Robison LL, Packer RJ. Long-term outcomes among adult survivors of childhood central nervous system malignancies. J Natl Cancer Inst 101:946-58, 2009.

    Armstrong GT, Whitton JA, Gajjar A, Kun LE, Chow EJ, Stovall M, Leisenring W, Robison LL, Sklar CA. Abnormal timing of menarche in survivors of central nervous system tumors: a Report From the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Cancer 115:2562-70, 2009.

    Armstrong GT, Liu Q, Yasui Y, Neglia JP, Leisenring W, Robison LL, Mertens AC. Late mortality among 5-year survivors of childhood cancer: a summary from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. J Clin Oncol 27:2328-38, 2009.

    Last update: March 2013