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Joanne Lagmay, MD

Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist (Child Cancer Specialist)

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About me

Joanne Lagmay, M.D., is board-certified in general pediatrics and pediatric hematology/oncology. Her main focus has been the multidisciplinary treatment of pediatric solid tumors, specifically pediatric sarcoma of the bone and soft tissue. She also has special interest in pediatric palliative care. Dr. Lagmay participates in several national professional societies and committees, including the Children’s Oncology Group, American Society of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Connective Tissue Oncologic Society, and STOP Children’s Cancer. Her practice integrates translational research in targeted radionuclide therapies for osteosarcoma in collaboration with UF Veterinary Medicine, Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, Material Science Engineering and Radiation Oncology. Her direct collaboration with pediatric oncology colleagues in Florida has resulting phase I clinical trials for pediatric cancer patients in the state. Dr. Lagmay came to UF in 2009 from Nationwide Children’s Hospital, The Ohio State University where she was a fellow in pediatric hematology/oncology. She did her pediatric residency training at the Children’s Hospital of Monmouth in New Jersey, where she also served as chief resident.

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Active clinical trials

Neuroblastoma Maintenance Therapy Trial (NMTT)

Difluoromethylornithine (DFMO) will be used in an open label, single agent, multicenter, study for patients with neuroblastoma in remission. In this study subjects will receive 730 Days of oral difluoromethylornithine (DFMO) at a dose of 750 mg/m2 ±…

Joanne Lagmay
Accepting Candidates
1 Year - 30 Years

My research

Top areas of exploration

  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local , 4 publications
  • Combined Modality Therapy , 3 publications
  • Biomarkers, Tumor , 3 publications
  • Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols , 3 publications

Research activity

23 publications

354 citations

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