Steve Stricker, PharmD, MS, BCOP


Authored Items

Pediatric Cancer Care: A Pharmacist’s Perspective

Fifth Issue, Series Three - Uncategorized

As a practitioner in adult oncology, it is only on rare occasions that I see pediatric patients managed in our clinic. Generally speaking, such patients seen in this setting are mid-adolescents with diagnoses of Hodgkin lymphoma who are being treated with a standard adult regimen. These patients are presented with [ Read More ]

Access to Care: A Pharmacist’s Perspective

Second Issue, Series Three - Uncategorized

When I joined the faculty of the McWhorter School of Pharmacy (MSOP) at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, in July of 2008, I was excited to discover a corporate spirit and passion for involvement with underserved populations that were similar to that of my own. In Alabama, one does not [ Read More ]

Personalized Treatment Planning: A Pharmacist’s Perspective

Fourth Issue, Series Two - Uncategorized

JS is a 62-year-old female diagnosed with a stage IIB (T2, N1, M0), estrogen receptor/progesterone receptor–negative, HER2-negative invasive ductal carcinoma of the breast 18 months ago and treated with bilateral mastectomy followed by adjuvant docetaxel and cyclophosphamide (TC). Recently, she felt an enlarged supraclavicular lymph node that was subsequently biopsied [ Read More ]

Hospice Care Options: A Pharmacist’s Perspective

Third Issue, Series Two - Uncategorized

HW is a 71-year-old male diagnosed with a recurrence of colorectal cancer in the spring of 2012 with radiographically confirmed metastases bilaterally in his lungs and throughout his liver. Palliative chemotherapy was undertaken at that time with initial response documented by CT scan and serum CEA monitoring. However, within the [ Read More ]

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