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Paul M. Kent, MD

  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • Pediatrics
Board Certification:
  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • Pediatrics
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: Mayo Medical School
Residency: University of Chicago Children's Hospital - Pediatrics; Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Fellowship: Children's Memorial Hospital - Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Clinical Expertise:
  • Bone cancer (bone sarcoma)
  • Brain tumor
  • Brain tumor, pediatric
  • Ewing's sarcoma
  • Leukemias, acute and chronic
  • Leukemias, childhood
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Soft tissue sarcoma
  • Thrombotic diseases, pediatric
  • Wilms tumor
Research Interests:
  • Bone tumors
  • Clotting disorders in children
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. The Clinical Significance of Initial Pulmonary Micronodules in Young Sarcoma Patients.
    Cipriano C, Brockman L, Romancik J, Hartemayer R, Ording J, Ginder C, Krier J, Gitelis S, Kent P
    J. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol.
    2015 Oct
  2. Rapid diagnosis of nonconvulsive status epilepticus using reduced-lead electroencephalography.
    Brenner JM, Kent P, Wojcik SM, Grant W
    West J Emerg Med
    2015 May
  3. Acute necrotising ulcerative gingivitis in an immunocompromised young adult.
    Hu J, Kent P, Lennon JM, Logan LK
    BMJ Case Rep
  4. Family Refusal of Chemotherapy for Pediatric Cancer Patients: A National Survey of Oncologists.
    Nassin ML, Mueller EL, Ginder C, Kent PM
    J. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol.
    2014 Nov 19
  5. Metastatic Osteosarcoma to the Interventricular Septum: An Unusual Presentation in a Child.
    Taqatqa AS, Kent PM, Awad SM
    Pediatr Cardiol
    2014 Jun 20
  6. Insights into the genetic basis of familal hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis.
    Mittal N, Kent PM
    Pediatr Blood Cancer
    2014 Jun
  7. Survivorship in young patients with bone cancer.
    Greene M, Kobierska M, Kent PM, Piasecki P
    Curr Probl Cancer
    2013 Jul-Aug
  8. Future directions for pediatric and young adult bone sarcoma.
    Finney J, Kent PM, Batus M
    Curr Probl Cancer
    2013 Jul-Aug
  9. Surgery in malignant bone tumors.
    Gitelis S, Bayne CO, Frank JM, Filingham Y, Kent PM
    Curr Probl Cancer
    2013 Jul-Aug
  10. Introduction: Malignant primary bone tumors in children and young adults.
    Kent PM, Ording J, Dabrowski E, Shah K, Trafton L
    Curr Probl Cancer
    2013 Jul-Aug
  11. Clinical presentation of bone tumors in children and young adults.
    Kent PM, Trafton LW
    Curr Probl Cancer
    2013 Jul-Aug
  12. The pathophysiology of primary bone tumors in young adults and children.
    Miller I, Kent PM, Finney J
    Curr Probl Cancer
    2013 Jul-Aug
  13. The role of imaging of malignant bone tumors in children and young adults.
    Rana KA, Meyer J, Ibrahim S, Ralls M, Kent PM
    Curr Probl Cancer
    2013 Jul-Aug
  14. Radiation therapy in primary bone tumors for young patients.
    Dandekar V, Abrams R, Kent PM
    Curr Probl Cancer
    2013 Jul-Aug
  15. Standard chemotherapy for malignant bony tumors in children and young adults.
    Rafique A, Kent PM
    Curr Probl Cancer
    2013 Jul-Aug
  16. Metastatic and recurrent bone primary bone cancers.
    Mittal N, Kent PM, Ording J
    Curr Probl Cancer
    2013 Jul-Aug
  17. Two cases of localized neuroblastoma with multiple segmental chromosomal alterations and metastatic progression.
    Morales La Madrid A, Nall MB, Ouyang K, Minor A, Raca G, Kent P, Miller I, Schleiermacher G, Janoueix-Lerosey I, Cohn SL.
    Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013
    2013 Feb
    60(2):332-5. doi: 10.1002/pbc.24311. Epub 2012 Sep 19.
  18. Life-threatening Paraneoplastic Syndrome in a Child With Sarcoma of the Liver Cured by Emergency Resection.
    Fricchione MJ, Glenn N, Follmer R, Kent PM.
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2012
    2012 Sep 19. [Epub ahead of print]
  19. Fetal MR imaging of posterior intracranial dural sinus thrombosis: a report of three cases with variable outcomes.
    Byrd SE, Abramowicz JS, Kent P, Kimura RE, Elias D, Heydeman PT.
    Pediatr Radiol. 2012
    2012 May
    42(5):536-43. doi: 10.1007/s00247-011-2287-9. Epub 2011 Oct 28.
  20. Case 26-2011: A boy with a complex kidney cyst.
    Kent P, Ochoa C, Rajabali N
    N. Engl. J. Med.
    2012 Jan 5
    366(1):93-4; author reply 94-5.
  21. Sustained remission of Chronic Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura with low dose hydroxyurea.
    Schloemer N, Lozovatsky M, McClain R, Kent P.
    Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011
    2011 Sep
    57(3):528-9. doi: 10.1002/pbc.23153. Epub 2011 May 16. No abstract available.
  22. GLI1 genotypes do not predict basal cell carcinoma risk: a case control study.
    Watson A, Kent P, Alam M, Paller AS, Umbach DM, Yoon JW, Iannaccone PM, Walterhouse DO.
    Mol Cancer. 2009
    2009 Nov 30
    8:113. doi: 10.1186/1476-4598-8-113.
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