University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Robert E. Goldsby, MD

Robert E. Goldsby, MD

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, UCSF

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Pediatric Malignancies


University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 1985, Neurobiology
University of Vermont, Burlington, M.D., 1991, Medicine

Professional Experience

  • 7/91-6/94
    Pediatric Internship/Residency, Children's Hospital Oakland, California.
  • 7/94-6/97
    Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship, University of Utah/Primary Children's Medical Center
  • 7/97-6/99
    Instructor of Pediatrics, University of Utah/Primary Children's Medical Center
  • 7/99-6/02
    Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah
  • 7/02-1/15
    Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, UCSF
  • 1/15 - present
    Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, UCSF

Honors & Awards

  • 1988
    Summer Research Fellowship Award
  • 1992
    Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners (#404330)American Cancer Society
  • 1994
    Certified, American Board of Pediatrics (#237231)
  • 1994-95
    American Cancer Society Clinical Fellowship Award (94-220-1)
  • 1995
    Fellow, American Association of Cancer Research Molecular Biology Workshop
  • 1995-96
    NSRA Institutional Training Grant ( 2 T32 DKO7115-21)
  • 1996-97
    Leukemia Society of America Fellowship Research Grant (5119-97)
  • 1997-02
    Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award (K08-CA72731)
  • 1999
    Certified, Pediatric Hem/Onc Subspecialty Board
  • 1999
    University of Utah Seed Grant
  • 1999
    Young Investigator, American Association of Cancer Research Clinical Trial Development Workshop
  • 2001-02
    Hope Street Kids Grant
  • 2001-03
    American Cancer Society Grant (RPG-00-299-01-GMC)
  • 2002
    Summer Clinical Research Workshop July 30 September 12
  • 2002-03
    Advanced Training in Clinical Research (ATCR) Certificate Program

Selected Publications

  1. Penumarthy NL, Goldsby RE, Shiboski SC, Wustrack R, Murphy P, Winestone LE. Insurance impacts survival for children, adolescents, and young adults with bone and soft tissue sarcomas. Cancer Med. 2019 Dec 15.
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  2. Lavergne V, Sabnis A, Tupule A, Davidson PR, Kline C, Matthay K, Nicolaides T, Goldsby R, Braunstein S, Fogh SE, Sneed PK, Menzel P, Nakamura A, DuBois SG, Haas-Kogan DA, Nakamura JL. Germline MUTYH Mutation in a Pediatric Cancer Survivor Developing a Secondary Malignancy. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2019 Dec 04.
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  3. Vincent Lavergne, Amit Sabnis, Asmin Tupule, Philip R. Davidson, Cassie Kline, Katherine Matthay, Theodore Nicolaides, Robert Goldsby, Steve Braunstein, Shannon E. Fogh, Penny K. Sneed, Paul Menzel, Alice Nakamura, Steven G. DuBois, Daphne A. Haas-Kogan, Jean L. Nakamura. Germline MUTYH Mutation in a Pediatric Cancer Survivor Developing a Secondary Malignancy. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. 2019 Dec 1; 1.
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  4. Dirksen U, Brennan B, Le Deley MC, Cozic N, van den Berg H, Bhadri V, Brichard B, Claude L, Craft A, Amler S, Gaspar N, Gelderblom H, Goldsby R, Gorlick R, Grier HE, Guinbretiere JM, Hauser P, Hjorth L, Janeway K, Juergens H, Judson I, Krailo M, Kruseova J, Kuehne T, Ladenstein R, Lervat C, Lessnick SL, Lewis I, Linassier C, Marec-Berard P, Marina N, Morland B, Pacquement H, Paulussen M, Randall RL, Ranft A, Le Teuff G, Wheatley K, Whelan J, Womer R, Oberlin O, Hawkins DS. High-Dose Chemotherapy Compared With Standard Chemotherapy and Lung Radiation in Ewing Sarcoma With Pulmonary Metastases: Results of the European Ewing Tumour Working Initiative of National Groups, 99 Trial and EWING 2008. J Clin Oncol. 2019 Dec 01; 37(34):3192-3202.
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  5. Smeland S, Bielack SS, Whelan J, Bernstein M, Hogendoorn P, Krailo MD, Gorlick R, Janeway KA, Ingleby FC, Anninga J, Antal I, Arndt C, Brown KLB, Butterfass-Bahloul T, Calaminus G, Capra M, Dhooge C, Eriksson M, Flanagan AM, Friedel G, Gebhardt MC, Gelderblom H, Goldsby R, Grier HE, Grimer R, Hawkins DS, Hecker-Nolting S, Sundby Hall K, Isakoff MS, Jovic G, Kühne T, Kager L, von Kalle T, Kabickova E, Lang S, Lau CC, Leavey PJ, Lessnick SL, Mascarenhas L, Mayer-Steinacker R, Meyers PA, Nagarajan R, Randall RL, Reichardt P, Renard M, Rechnitzer C, Schwartz CL, Strauss S, Teot L, Timmermann B, Sydes MR, Marina N. Survival and prognosis with osteosarcoma: outcomes in more than 2000 patients in the EURAMOS-1 (European and American Osteosarcoma Study) cohort. Eur J Cancer. 2019 Mar; 109:36-50.
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  6. Pyke-Grimm KA, Franck LS, Patterson Kelly K, Halpern-Felsher B, Goldsby RE, Kleiman A, Rehm RS. Treatment Decision-Making Involvement in Adolescents and Young Adults With Cancer. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2019 01 13; 46(1):E22-E37.
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  7. Isakoff MS, Goldsby R, Villaluna D, Krailo MD, Hingorani P, Collier A, Morris CD, Kolb EA, Doski JJ, Womer RB, Gorlick R, Janeway KA. A phase II study of eribulin in recurrent or refractory osteosarcoma: A report from the Children's Oncology Group. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2019 02; 66(2):e27524.
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  8. Coccia PF, Pappo AS, Beaupin L, Borges VF, Borinstein SC, Chugh R, Dinner S, Folbrecht J, Frazier AL, Goldsby R, Gubin A, Hayashi R, Huang MS, Link MP, Livingston JA, Matloub Y, Millard F, Oeffinger KC, Puccetti D, Reed D, Robinson S, Rosenberg AR, Sanft T, Spraker-Perlman HL, von Mehren M, Wechsler DS, Whelan KF, Yeager N, Gurski LA, Shead DA. Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology, Version 2.2018, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2018 Jan; 16(1):66-97.
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  9. Goldsby RE, Stratton KL, Raber S, Ablin A, Strong LC, Oeffinger K, Sklar CA, Armstrong GT, Robison LL, Bhatia S, Leisenring WM. Long-term sequelae in survivors of childhood leukemia with Down syndrome: A childhood cancer survivor study report. Cancer. 2018 02 01; 124(3):617-625.
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  10. Eric Chang, Robert Goldsby, Sabine Mueller, Anu Banerjee. Late Effects of Treatment and Palliative Care. Pediatric CNS Tumors. 2017 Jan 1; 365-387.
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  11. Balkin EM, Ort K, Goldsby R, Duvall J, Kim CD. Pocket Reference Card Improves Pediatric Resident Comfort in Caring for Children at End of Life. J Palliat Med. 2017 04; 20(4):409-414.
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  12. 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. 2017 Apr 01; 23(7):1852-1861.
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  13. Marina NM, Smeland S, Bielack SS, Bernstein M, Jovic G, Krailo MD, Hook JM, Arndt C, van den Berg H, Brennan B, Brichard B, Brown KLB, Butterfass-Bahloul T, Calaminus G, Daldrup-Link HE, Eriksson M, Gebhardt MC, Gelderblom H, Gerss J, Goldsby R, Goorin A, Gorlick R, Grier HE, Hale JP, Hall KS, Hardes J, Hawkins DS, Helmke K, Hogendoorn PCW, Isakoff MS, Janeway KA, Jürgens H, Kager L, Kühne T, Lau CC, Leavey PJ, Lessnick SL, Mascarenhas L, Meyers PA, Mottl H, Nathrath M, Papai Z, Randall RL, Reichardt P, Renard M, Safwat AA, Schwartz CL, Stevens MCG, Strauss SJ, Teot L, Werner M, Sydes MR, Whelan JS. Comparison of MAPIE versus MAP in patients with a poor response to preoperative chemotherapy for newly diagnosed high-grade osteosarcoma (EURAMOS-1): an open-label, international, randomised controlled trial. Lancet Oncol. 2016 Oct; 17(10):1396-1408.
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  14. Roddy E, Sear K, Felton E, Tamrazi B, Gauvain K, Torkildson J, Buono BD, Samuel D, Haas-Kogan DA, Chen J, Goldsby RE, Banerjee A, Lupo JM, Molinaro AM, Fullerton HJ, Mueller S. Presence of cerebral microbleeds is associated with worse executive function in pediatric brain tumor survivors. Neuro Oncol. 2016 11; 18(11):1548-1558.
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  15. Erika Roddy, Katherine Sear, Erin Felton, Benita Tamrazi, Karen Gauvain, Joseph Torkildson, Benedict Del Buono, David Samuel, Daphne Haas-Kogan, Josephine Chen, Robert Goldsby, Anu Banerjee, Janine Lupo, Annette Molinaro, Heather Fullerton, Sabine Mueller. RO-02CEREBRAL MICROBLEEDS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH WORSE EXECUTIVE FUNCTION IN PEDIATRIC BRAIN TUMOR SURVIVORS. Neuro-Oncology. 2016 Jun 1; 18(suppl 3):iii159.2-iii159.
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  16. Bent MA, Padilla BE, Goldsby RE, DuBois SG. Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Pediatric Patients with Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor. Rare Tumors. 2016 Mar 21; 8(1):6145.
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  17. Davenport JR, Vo KT, Goldsby R, West DC, DuBois SG. Conditional Survival and Predictors of Late Death in Patients With Ewing Sarcoma. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016 Jun; 63(6):1091-5.
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  18. Kleis MA, Daldrup-Link H, Goldsby R, Hawkins RA, Franc BL. Multiple Scalp Lesions in a Patient with Keratitis, Ichthyosis and Deafness Syndrome Mimicking Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinoma on 18F-FDG PET/CT. Radiol Case Rep. 2009; 4(2):218.
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  19. Lee JS, DuBois SG, Coccia PF, Bleyer A, Olin RL, Goldsby RE. Increased risk of second malignant neoplasms in adolescents and young adults with cancer. Cancer. 2016 Jan 01; 122(1):116-23.
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  20. Isakoff MS, Goldsby R, Villaluna D, Krailo MD, Gorlick R, Doski JJ, Womer RB, Janeway KA. Rapid Protocol Enrollment in Osteosarcoma: A Report From the Children's Oncology Group. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016 Feb; 63(2):370-1.
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