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Robert E. Goldsby


Pediatric hematologist-oncologist
Bone marrow transplant specialist
Director, UCSF Survivors of Childhood Cancer Program
Sarcoma and cancer survivor doc, father of four daughters

Dr. Robert E. Goldsby is a pediatric cancer specialist at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals. He directs the UCSF Survivors of Childhood Cancer Program, which provides care and long-term follow-up for patients who had cancer in childhood. One of his particular areas of interest is treating young patients with high-risk sarcomas.

Goldsby earned his medical degree at the University of Vermont. He completed a residency in pediatrics at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, followed by a fellowship in pediatric hematology and oncology at Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital, an affiliate of the University of Utah School of Medicine.

Goldsby has received numerous awards and grants, including grants from the American Cancer Society and Hope Street Kids.

  • Education

    University of Vermont, 1991

  • Residencies

    UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, Pediatrics, 1994

  • Fellowships

    University of Utah, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, 1997

  • Board Certifications

    Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, American Board of Pediatrics

    Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics

  • Academic Title


Always hope and strive for the best.

Where I see patients (6)

    Decorative Caduceus

    Childhood Cancer Survivor Study


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    Mobile App to Help Survivors of Childhood Cancer Navigate Long-Term Follow-Up Care

    The knowledge of the participant will be measured using a 12-item questionnaire that assesses the awareness of their treatment and health issues in four categories: (1) diagnosis, (2) treatment, (3) risks, and (4) recommended foll...


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    Long-Term Follow-Up of Patients Who Have Participated in Children's Oncology Group Studies


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    Tender wagging care

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