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Frances Austin, MD

Frances Austin, MD

Assistant professor

Specialty
Hematology and Oncology

Locations
Children's Pavilion
Fredericksburg Multispecialty Center

Appointments: (804) 828-CHOR (2467)
Fax: (804) 828-6455
E-mail: frances.austin@vcuhealth.org

Board Certifications

Pediatrics

Medical School

Drexel University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU

Areas of Interest

Solid tumors
Hepatoblastoma
Renal tumors (Wilms)
Sarcomas

Research Interests

Molecular biology of solid tumors

Recent Publications

F Austin, U Oyarbide, G Massey, M Grimes, S Corey. Synonymous mutation in TP53 results in cryptic splice site affecting its DNA binding site in an adolescent with two primary sarcomas. Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 2017 in revision.

Bio

Dr. Austin is a member of the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Children's Oncology Group and American Society of Clinical Oncology.


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