Leslie L. Robison, PhD
Leslie L. Robison, PhD

Leslie L. Robison, PhD

Member, St. Jude Faculty

  • Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control
  • Associate Director, Cancer Prevention & Control, Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Co-Leader, Cancer Control & Survivorship Program

Departments

Education

BS – University of California, Los Angeles, California (1976)
MPH – University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota (1979)
PhD – University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota (1982)

Research Interests

  • Cancer survivorship
  • Outcomes research
  • Clinical trials in cancer prevention and control
  • Epidemiology and etiology of childhood cancer

Current Research

  • Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
  • St. Jude Lifetime Cohort
  • St. Jude Consortium for Pediatric Intervention Research

Selected Publications

Caplin DA, Smith KR, Ness KK, Hanson HA, Smith SM, Nathan PC, Hudson MM, Leisenring WM, Robison LL, Oeffinger KC. Effect of population socioeconomic and health system factors on medical care of childhood cancer survivors: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol 6(1):74-82, 2017.

Sherborne AL, Lavergne V, Yu K, Lee L, Davidson PR, Mazor T, Smirnoff IV, Horvai AE, Loh M, DuBois SG, Goldsby RE, Neglia JP, Hammond S, Robison LL, Wustrack R, Costello JF, Nakamura AO, Shannon KM, Bhatia S, Nakamura JL. Somatic and germline TP53 alterations in second malignant neoplasms from pediatric cancer survivors. Clin Cancer Res 23(7):1852-61, 2017.

Rach AM, Crabtree VM, Brinkman TM, Zeltzer L, Marchak JG, Srivastava D, Tynes B, Lai JS, Robison LL, Armstrong GT, Krull KR. Predictors of fatigue and poor sleep in adult survivors of childhood Hodgkin’s lymphoma: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. J Cancer Surviv 11(2):256-63, 2017.

Cheung YT, Chemaitilly W, Mulrooney DA, Brinkman TM, Liu W, Banerjee P, Srivastava D, Pui CH, Robison LL, Hudson MM, Krull KR. Association between dehydroepiandrosterone-sulfate and attention in long-term survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia treated with only chemotherapy. Psychoneuroendocrinology Feb 76:114-8, 2017

Ehrhardt MJ, Sandlund JT, Zhang N, Liu W, Ness KK, Bhakta N, Chemaitilly W, Krull KR, Brinkman TM, Crom DB, Kun L, Kaste SC, Armstrong GT, Green DM, Srivastava DK, Robison LL, Hudson MM, Mulrooney DA. Late outcomes of adult survivors of childhood non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a report from the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort Study. Pediatr Blood Cancer 64(6), 2017.

Willard VW, Klosky JL, Li C, Srivastava DK, Brinkman TM, Robison LL, Hudson MM, Phipps S. The impact of childhood cancer: perceptions of adult survivors. Cancer 123(9):1625-34, 2017.

Yu G, Zhu L, Li Y, Sun J, Robison LL. Regression analysis of mixed panel count data with dependent terminal events. Stat Med 36(10):1669-80, 2017.

Huang IC, Brinkman TM, Armstrong GT, Leisenring W, Robison LL, Krull KR. Emotional distress impacts quality of life evaluation: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. J Cancer Surviv 11(3):303-19, 2017.

Cox CL, Zhu L, Ojha RP, Steen BD, Ogg S, Robison LL, Hudson MM. Factors supporting cardiomyopathy screening among at-risk adult survivors of pediatric malignancies. Support Care Cancer 25(4):1307-16, 2017

King AA, Seidel K, Di C, Leisenring WM, Perkins SM, Krull KR, Sklar CA, Green DM, Armstrong GT, Zeltzer LK, Wells E, Stovall M, Ullrich NJ, Oeffinger KC, Robison LL, Packer RJ. Long-term neurologic health and psychosocial function of adult survivors of childhood medulloblastoma/PNET: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Neuro Oncol 19(5):689-98, 2017.

Hudson MM, Ehrhardt MJ, Bhakta N, Baasiri M, Eissa H, Chemaitilly W, Green DM, Mulrooney DA, Armstrong GT, Brinkman TM, Klosky JL, Krull KR, Sabin ND, Wilson CL, Huang IC, Bass JK, Hale K, Kaste S, Khan RB, Srivastava DK, Yasui Y, Joshi VM, Srinivasan S, Stokes D, Hoehn ME, Wilson M, Ness KK, Robison LL. Approach for classification and severity-grading of long-term and late-onset health events among childhood cancer survivors in the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 26(5):666-74, 2017.

Marina NM, Liu Q, Donaldson SS, Sklar CA, Armstrong GT, Oeffinger KC, Leisenring WM, Ginsberg JP, Henderson TO, Neglia JP, Stovall MA, Yasui Y, Randall RL, Geller DS, Robison LL, Ness KK. Longitudinal follow-up of adult survivors of Ewing sarcoma: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Cancer 123(13):2551-60, 2017.

Vuotto SC, Krull KR, Li C, Oeffinger KC, Green DM, Patel SK, Srivastava D, Stovall M, Ness KK, Armstrong GT, Robison LL, Brinkman TM. Impact of chronic disease on emotional distress in adult survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Cancer 123(3):521-8, 2017.

Turcotte LM, Liu Q, Yasui Y, Arnold MA, Hammond S, Howell RM, Smith SA, Weathers RE, Henderson TO, Gibson TM, Leisenring W, Armstrong GT, Robison LL, Neglia JP. Temporal trends in treatment and subsequent neoplasm risk among 5-year survivors of childhood cancer, 1970-2015. JAMA 317(8):814-24, 2017.

Fernandez-Pineda I, Hudson MM, Pappo AS, Bishop MW, Klosky JL, Brinkman TM, Srivastava DK, Neel MD, Rao BN, Davidoff AM, Krull KR, Mulrooney DA, Robison LL, Ness KK. Long-term functional outcomes and quality of life in adult survivors of childhood extremity sarcomas: a report from the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort Study. J Cancer Surviv 11(1):1-12, 2017.

Chemaitilly W, Li Z, Krasin MJ, Brooke RJ, Wilson CL, Green DM, Klosky JL, Barnes N, Clark KL, Farr JB, Fernandez-Pineda I, Bishop MW, Metzger M, Pui CH, Kaste SC, Ness KK, Srivastava DK, Robison LL, Hudson MM, Yasui Y, Sklar CA. Premature ovarian insufficiency in childhood cancer survivors: a report from the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort. J Clin Endocrinol Metab Epub March 24, 2017.

Bowers DC, Moskowitz CS, Chou JF, Mazewski CM, Neglia JP, Armstrong GT, Leisenring WM, Robison LL, Oeffinger KC. Morbidity and mortality associated with meningioma after cranial radiotherapy: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. J Clin Oncol 35(14):1570-76, 2017.

Huang IC, Hudson MM, Robison LL, Krull KR. Differential impact of symptom prevalence and chronic conditions on quality of life in cancer survivors and non-cancer individuals: a population study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 26(7):1124-32, 2017.

Lubin JH, Adams MJ, Shore R, Holmberg, Schneider AB, Hawkins MM, Robison LL, Inskip PD, Lundell M, Johansson R, Kleinerman RA, de Vathaire F, Damber L, Sadetzki S, Tucker M, Sakata R, Veiga LH. Thyroid cancer following childhood low dose radiation exposure: a pooled analysis of nine cohorts. J Clin Endocrinol Metab Epub March 8, 2017.

Cheung YT, Brinkman TM, Mulrooney DA, Mzayek Y, Liu W, Banerjee P, Panoskaltsis-Mortari A, Srivastava D, Pui CH, Robison LL, Hudson MM, Krull KR. Impact of sleep, fatigue and systemic inflammation on neurocognitive and behavioral outcomes in long-term survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Cancer Epub April 27, 2017.

Green DM, Zhu L, Wang M, Chemaitilly W, Srivastava D, Kutteh WH, Ke RW, Sklar CA, Pui CH, Kun LE, Ribeiro RC, Robison LL, Hudson MM. Effect of cranial irradiation on sperm concentration of adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a report from the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort Study. Hum Reprod 32(6):1192-201, 2017.

Vuotto SC, Ojha RP, Li C, Kimberg C, Klosky JL, Krull KR, Srivastava DK, Robison LL, Hudson MM, Brinkman TM. The role of body image dissatisfaction in the assosciation between treatment-related scarring or disfigurement and psychological distress in adult survivors of childhood cancer. Psychooncology Epub April 18, 2017.

Quigley CA, Child CJ, Zimmermann AG, Rosenfeld RG, Robison LL, Blum WF. Mortality in children receiving growth hormone treatment for growth disorders: data from the GeNeSIS observational program. J Clin Endocrinol Metab Epub May 26, 2017.

Mulrooney DA, Soliman EZ, Ehrhardt MJ, Lu L, Duprez DA, Luepker, RV, Armstrong GT, Joshi VM, Green DM, Srivastava D, Krasin MJ, Morris GS, Robison LL, Hudson MM, Ness KK. Electrocardiographic abnormalities and mortality in aging survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort Study. Am Heart J 189:19-27, 2017.

Interiano RB, Kaste SC, Li C, Srivastava DK, Rao BN, Warner WC Jr., Green DM, Krasin MJ, Robison LL, Davidoff AM, Hudson MM, Fernandez-Pineda I, Ness KK. Associations between treatment, scoliosis, pulmonary function, and physical performance in long-term survivors of sarcoma. J Cancer Surviv Epub July 1, 2017.

Moskowitz CS, Chou JF, Sklar CA, Barnea D, Ronckers CM, Friedman DN, Neglia JP, Turcotte L, Howell RM, Henderson TO, Armstrong GT, Leisenring WM, Robison LL, van Leeuwen FE, Pike MC, Oeffinger KC. Radiation-associated breast cancer and gonadal hormone exposure: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Br J Cancer 117(2):290-9, 2017.

Last update: August 2017