Physicians & Staff
Stephen Grubbs, M.D.
Stephen S. Grubbs, M.D. is a practicing oncologist and the managing partner of Medical Oncology Hematology Consultants, PA, located at Christiana Care's Helen F. Graham Cancer Center.
A board-certified medical oncologist, Dr. Grubbs has a particular interest in clinical trials and genitourinary malignancies and specializes in the treatment of prostate, bladder, kidney, testicle and breast cancers.
An accomplished researcher and author of many scientific and clinical papers, Dr. Grubbs also serves as Principal Investigator for Christiana Care's Community Clinical Oncology Program (CCOP). The National Cancer Institute-funded CCOP plays a critical part enrolling patients in clinical studies for every major type of cancer. The CCOP has ongoing clinical trials in different cancer types, including breast, lung, colon, rectum and prostate cancers.
In 2008, Dr. Grubbs' practice was one of only 10 community oncology practices in the country to receive honors from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and The ASCO Cancer Foundation for efforts to improve care of people with cancer through participation in clinical trials.
In addition to his CCOP involvement, Dr. Grubbs serves as a Principal Investigator on the National Cancer Institute-sponsored Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB) and is a member of the Board of Directors of the CALGB and the not-for-profit Cancer and Leukemia Group B Foundation. He also served as the Chief of Medical Oncology for Christiana Care for thirteen years through 2007.
A graduate of Thomas Jefferson Medical College in 1979, Dr. Grubbs went on to complete his residency and internship in Internal Medicine at Christiana Care from 1979 to 1982. He finished a Hematology-Oncology fellowship at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in 1984.
During his distinguished career at Christiana Care and in private practice, Dr. Grubbs has received a number of clinical and academic appointments and honors.
Dr. Grubbs is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American College of Physicians, the American Medical Association and many other national and local medical societies and organizations. In addition, he is a member of the National Cancer Institute's Clinical Trials Advisory Committee and the ASCO Cancer Research Committee.
A Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Medical School and past President of the Medical Society of Delaware, Dr. Grubbs serves on the Delaware Cancer Consortium's Advisory Council and chairs its Early Detection and Prevention Subcommittee.
He has published a number of clinical research papers and made numerous presentations including the annual ASCO meeting, the National Cancer Institute Clinical Trials Working Group and the Institute of Medicine National Cancer Policy Forum.
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