Paul Graham Fisher, MD

Neuro-oncologist, Pediatric neurologist

Bing Director of the Program in Human Biology, Beirne Family Professor of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology & Prof of Pediatrics &, by courtesy, of Neurosurgery at SUMC

Neurogenetic Oncology Program

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6469
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Professional Education

Residency: Johns Hopkins University (1994) MD

Residency: Johns Hopkins University (1991) MD

Board Certification: Neuro-Oncology, United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (2008)

Fellowship: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (1995) PA

Internship: Johns Hopkins University (1990) MD

Medical Education: UCSF School of Medicine (1989) CA

Board Certification: Neurology - Child Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1998)

B.A., Stanford University, Human Biology (1985)

M.D., UCSF, Medicine (1989)

Administrative Appointments

Director, Program in Human Biology, School of Humanities and Sciences (2012 - Present)

Chief, Division of Child Neurology, Department of Neurology (2008 - Present)

Diffusion-weighted MRI derived apparent diffusion coefficient identifies prognostically distinct subgroups of pediatric diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma.
Lober, R. M., Cho, Y.-J., Tang, Y., Barnes, P. D., Edwards, M. S., & Yeom, K. W. (2014). Diffusion-weighted MRI derived apparent diffusion coefficient identifies prognostically distinct subgroups of pediatric diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma. Journal of neuro-oncology, 117(1), 175-182.

Surveillance imaging in children with malignant CNS tumors: low yield of spine MRI
Perreault, S., Lober, R. M., Carret, A.-S., Zhang, G., Hershon, L., & Partap, S. (2014). Surveillance imaging in children with malignant CNS tumors: low yield of spine MRI. JOURNAL OF NEURO-ONCOLOGY, 116(3), 617-623.

Arterial Spin-Labeled Perfusion of Pediatric Brain Tumors
Yeom, K. W., MITCHELL, L. A., Lober, R. M., Barnes, P. D., Vogel, H., & Edwards, M. S. (2014). Arterial Spin-Labeled Perfusion of Pediatric Brain Tumors. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF NEURORADIOLOGY, 35(2), 395-401.

Relapse patterns in pediatric embryonal central nervous system tumors
Perreault, S., Lober, R. M., Carret, A.-S., Zhang, G., Hershon, L., & Partap, S. (2013). Relapse patterns in pediatric embryonal central nervous system tumors. JOURNAL OF NEURO-ONCOLOGY, 115(2), 209-215.

Prognostic role for diffusion-weighted imaging of pediatric optic pathway glioma
Yeom, K. W., Lober, R. M., Andre, J. B., Fisher, P. G., Barnes, P. D., & Partap, S. (2013). Prognostic role for diffusion-weighted imaging of pediatric optic pathway glioma. JOURNAL OF NEURO-ONCOLOGY, 113(3), 479-483.

A phase I trial of arsenic trioxide chemoradiotherapy for infiltrating astrocytomas of childhood.
Cohen, K. J., Gibbs, I. C., Fisher, P. G., Hayashi, R. J., Macy, M. E., & Gore, L. (2013). A phase I trial of arsenic trioxide chemoradiotherapy for infiltrating astrocytomas of childhood. Neuro-oncology, 15(6), 783-787.

Changes in Health Status Among Aging Survivors of Pediatric Upper and Lower Extremity Sarcoma: A Report From the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
Marina, N., Hudson, M. M., Jones, K. E., Mulrooney, D. A., Avedian, R., & Ness, K. K. (2013). Changes in Health Status Among Aging Survivors of Pediatric Upper and Lower Extremity Sarcoma: A Report From the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, 94(6), 1062-1073.

Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis: what's in a name?
Campen, C. J., & Fisher, P. G. (2013). Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis: what's in a name?. journal of pediatrics, 162(4), 673-675.

Trends in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric primary spinal cord tumors.
Hayden Gephart, M. G., Lober, R. M., Arrigo, R. T., Zygourakis, C. C., Guzman, R., & Fisher, P. G. (2012). Trends in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric primary spinal cord tumors. Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics, 10(6), 555-559.

50 years ago in The Journal of Pediatrics: Sensory neuropathy in a child.
Fisher, P. G. (2012). 50 years ago in The Journal of Pediatrics: Sensory neuropathy in a child. journal of pediatrics, 161(6), 1034-?.

Trends in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric primary spinal cord tumors Clinical article
Gephart, M. Gh., Lober, R. M., Arrigo, R. T., Zygourakis, C. C., Guzman, R., & Fisher, P. G. (2012). Trends in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric primary spinal cord tumors Clinical article. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY-PEDIATRICS, 10(6), 555-559.

Concurrent cyclophosphamide and craniospinal radiotherapy for pediatric high-risk embryonal brain tumors
Campen, C. J., Dearlove, J., Partap, S., Murphy, P., Gibbs, I. C., & Fisher, P. G. (2012). Concurrent cyclophosphamide and craniospinal radiotherapy for pediatric high-risk embryonal brain tumors. JOURNAL OF NEURO-ONCOLOGY, 110(2), 287-291.

50 years ago in The Journal of Pediatrics: the effect of degree of hypoxia on the electroencephalogram in infants.
Fisher, P. G. (2012). 50 years ago in The Journal of Pediatrics: the effect of degree of hypoxia on the electroencephalogram in infants. journal of pediatrics, 161(4), 614-?.

50 years ago in The Journal of Pediatrics: the surgical management of meningoceles and meningomyeloceles.
Lober, R. M., & Fisher, P. G. (2012). 50 years ago in The Journal of Pediatrics: the surgical management of meningoceles and meningomyeloceles. journal of pediatrics, 161(4), 734-?.

Cancer in Children with Nonchromosomal Birth Defects
Fisher, P. G., Reynolds, P., Von Behren, J., Carmichael, S. L., Rasmussen, S. A., & Shaw, G. M. (2012). Cancer in Children with Nonchromosomal Birth Defects. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, 160(6), 978-983.

The Eyes Have It! The Significance of Unilateral Ptosis
Lopez, J., & Fisher, P. G. (2012). The Eyes Have It! The Significance of Unilateral Ptosis. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, 160(4), 703-?.

Complete Ocular Paresis in a Child with Posterior Fossa Syndrome
Afshar, M., Link, M., Edwards, M. Sb., Fisher, P. G., Fredrick, D., & Monje, M. (2012). Complete Ocular Paresis in a Child with Posterior Fossa Syndrome. PEDIATRIC NEUROSURGERY, 48(1), 51-54.

Birth Anomalies and Obstetric History as Risks for Childhood Tumors of the Central Nervous System
Partap, S., Maclean, J., Von Behren, J., Reynolds, P., & Fisher, P. G. (2011). Birth Anomalies and Obstetric History as Risks for Childhood Tumors of the Central Nervous System. PEDIATRICS, 128(3), E652-E657.

Liposomal cytarabine for central nervous system embryonal tumors in children and young adults
Partap, S., Murphy, P. A., Vogel, H., Barnes, P. D., Edwards, M. Sb., & Fisher, P. G. (2011). Liposomal cytarabine for central nervous system embryonal tumors in children and young adults. JOURNAL OF NEURO-ONCOLOGY, 103(3), 561-566.

Hedgehogs, Flies, Wnts and MYCs: The Time Has Come for Many Things in Medulloblastoma
Monje, M., Beachy, P. A., & Fisher, P. G. (2011). Hedgehogs, Flies, Wnts and MYCs: The Time Has Come for Many Things in Medulloblastoma. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, 29(11), 1395-1398.

Hedgehog-responsive candidate cell of origin for diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma
Monje, M., Mitra, S. S., Freret, M. E., Raveh, T. B., Kim, J., & Beachy, P. A. (2011). Hedgehog-responsive candidate cell of origin for diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 108(11), 4453-4458.

Dorsolateral Midbrain MRI Abnormalities and Ocular Motor Deficits Following Cytarabine-Based Chemotherapy for Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
Doan, T., Lacayo, N., Fisher, P. G., & Liao, Y. J. (2011). Dorsolateral Midbrain MRI Abnormalities and Ocular Motor Deficits Following Cytarabine-Based Chemotherapy for Acute Myelogenous Leukemia. JOURNAL OF NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY, 31(1), 52-53.

Clinical Practice Guideline-Neurodiagnostic Evaluation of the Child With a Simple Febrile Seizure
Duffner, P. K., Berman, P. H., Baumann, R. J., Fisher, P. G., Green, J. L., & Schneider, S. (2011). Clinical Practice Guideline-Neurodiagnostic Evaluation of the Child With a Simple Febrile Seizure. PEDIATRICS, 127(2), 389-394.

A Phase II Study of Metronomic Oral Topotecan for Recurrent Childhood Brain Tumors
Minturn, J. E., Janss, A. J., Fisher, P. G., Allen, J. C., Patti, R., & Belasco, J. B. (2011). A Phase II Study of Metronomic Oral Topotecan for Recurrent Childhood Brain Tumors. PEDIATRIC BLOOD & CANCER, 56(1), 39-44.

Neurological complications following treatment of children with brain tumors.
Monje, M., & Fisher, P. G. (2011). Neurological complications following treatment of children with brain tumors. Journal of pediatric rehabilitation medicine, 4(1), 31-36.

Loss of SMARCB1/INI1 expression in poorly differentiated chordomas
Mobley, B. C., McKenney, J. K., Bangs, C. D., Callahan, K., Yeom, K. W., & Vogel, H. (2010). Loss of SMARCB1/INI1 expression in poorly differentiated chordomas. ACTA NEUROPATHOLOGICA, 120(6), 745-753.

Birth Weight and Order as Risk Factors for Childhood Central Nervous System Tumors
Maclean, J., Partap, S., Reynolds, P., Von Behren, J., & Fisher, P. G. (2010). Birth Weight and Order as Risk Factors for Childhood Central Nervous System Tumors. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, 157(3), 450-455.

Intramedullary papillary ependymoma with choroid plexus differentiation and cerebrospinal fluid dissemination to the brain Case report
Dulai, M. S., Caccamo, D. V., Briley, A. L., Edwards, M. Sb., Fisher, P. C., & Lehman, N. L. (2010). Intramedullary papillary ependymoma with choroid plexus differentiation and cerebrospinal fluid dissemination to the brain Case report. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY-PEDIATRICS, 5(5), 511-517.

50 Years Ago in THE JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS A Critical Evaluation of Therapy of Febrile Seizures
Campen, C. J., & Fisher, P. G. (2010). 50 Years Ago in THE JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS A Critical Evaluation of Therapy of Febrile Seizures. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, 156(3), 449-449.

Oncogenic BRAF Mutation with CDKN2A Inactivation Is Characteristic of a Subset of Pediatric Malignant Astrocytomas
Schiffman, J. D., Hodgson, J. G., VandenBerg, S. R., Flaherty, P., Polley, M.-Y. C., & James, C. D. (2010). Oncogenic BRAF Mutation with CDKN2A Inactivation Is Characteristic of a Subset of Pediatric Malignant Astrocytomas. CANCER RESEARCH, 70(2), 512-519.

Cerebrovascular disease in childhood cancer survivors A Children's Oncology Group Report
Morris, B., Partap, S., Yeom, K., Gibbs, I. C., Fisher, P. G., & King, A. A. (2009). Cerebrovascular disease in childhood cancer survivors A Children's Oncology Group Report. NEUROLOGY, 73(22), 1906-1913.

Medulloblastoma Incidence has not Changed Over Time A CBTRUS Study
Partap, S., Curran, E. K., Propp, J. M., Le, G. M., Sainani, K. L., & Fisher, P. G. (2009). Medulloblastoma Incidence has not Changed Over Time A CBTRUS Study. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY, 31(12), 970-971.

Do children and adults differ in survival from medulloblastoma? A study from the SEER registry
Curran, E. K., Le, G. M., Sainani, K. L., Propp, J. M., & Fisher, P. G. (2009). Do children and adults differ in survival from medulloblastoma? A study from the SEER registry. JOURNAL OF NEURO-ONCOLOGY, 95(1), 81-85.

Incidence Patterns of Central Nervous System Germ Cell Tumors A SEER Study
Goodwin, T. L., Sainani, K., & Fisher, P. G. (2009). Incidence Patterns of Central Nervous System Germ Cell Tumors A SEER Study. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY, 31(8), 541-544.

Incidence patterns for ependymoma: a Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results study Clinical article
McGuire, C. S., Sainani, K. L., & Fisher, P. G. (2009). Incidence patterns for ependymoma: a Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results study Clinical article. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY, 110(4), 725-729.

Levetiracetam For Seizures in Children With Brain Tumors and Other Cancers
Partap, S., & Fisher, P. G. (2009). Levetiracetam For Seizures in Children With Brain Tumors and Other Cancers. PEDIATRIC BLOOD & CANCER, 52(2), 288-289.

Neurological complications in children.
Partap, S., & Fisher, P. G. (2009). Neurological complications in children. Cancer treatment and research, 150, 133-143.

Reproductive health issues in survivors of childhood and adult brain tumors.
Goodwin, T., Delasobera, B. E., & Fisher, P. G. (2009). Reproductive health issues in survivors of childhood and adult brain tumors. Cancer treatment and research, 150, 215-222.

Gender Affects Survival for Medulloblastoma Only in Older Children and Adults: A Study From the Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results Registry
Curran, E. K., Sainani, K. L., Le, G. M., Propp, J. A., & Fisher, P. G. (2009). Gender Affects Survival for Medulloblastoma Only in Older Children and Adults: A Study From the Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results Registry. PEDIATRIC BLOOD & CANCER, 52(1), 60-64.

Both Location and Age Predict Survival in Ependymoma: A SEER Study
McGuire, C. S., Sainani, K. L., & Fisher, P. G. (2009). Both Location and Age Predict Survival in Ependymoma: A SEER Study. PEDIATRIC BLOOD & CANCER, 52(1), 65-69.

Outcome analysis of childhood low-grade astrocytomas
Fisher, P. G., Tihan, T., Goldthwaite, P. T., Wharam, M. D., Carson, B. S., & Burger, P. C. (2008). Outcome analysis of childhood low-grade astrocytomas. PEDIATRIC BLOOD & CANCER, 51(2), 245-250.

Identification of a novel p53 in-frame deletion in a Li-Fraumeni-like family
Schiffman, J. D., Chun, N., Fisher, P. G., Dahl, G. V., Ford, J. M., & Eggerding, F. A. (2008). Identification of a novel p53 in-frame deletion in a Li-Fraumeni-like family. PEDIATRIC BLOOD & CANCER, 50(4), 914-916.

Multi-institutional phase II study of temozolomide administered twice daily in the treatment of recurrent high-grade gliomas
Balmaceda, C., Peereboom, D., Pannullo, S., Cheung, Y. K. K., Fisher, P. G., & Fine, R. L. (2008). Multi-institutional phase II study of temozolomide administered twice daily in the treatment of recurrent high-grade gliomas. CANCER, 112(5), 1139-1146.

Treatment of children with diffuse intrinsic brain stem glioma with radiotherapy, vincristine and oral VP-16: A children's oncology group phase II study
Korones, D. N., Fisher, P. G., Kretschmar, C., Zhou, T., Chen, Z., & Freeman, C. (2008). Treatment of children with diffuse intrinsic brain stem glioma with radiotherapy, vincristine and oral VP-16: A children's oncology group phase II study. PEDIATRIC BLOOD & CANCER, 50(2), 227-230.

In cyclosporine-induced neurotoxicity, is tacrolimus an appropriate substitute or is it out of the frying pan and into the fire? Response
Minn, A. Y., Fisher, P. G., Barnes, P. D., & Dahl, G. V. (2008). In cyclosporine-induced neurotoxicity, is tacrolimus an appropriate substitute or is it out of the frying pan and into the fire? Response. PEDIATRIC BLOOD & CANCER, 50(2), 427-427.

Family history of cancer among children with brain tumors - A critical review
Dearlove, J. V., Fisher, P. G., & Buffler, P. A. (2008). Family history of cancer among children with brain tumors - A critical review. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY, 30(1), 8-14.

Verbal memory impairments in children after cerebellar tumor resection
Kirschen, M. P., Davis-Ratner, M. S., Milner, M. W., Chen, S. Ha., Schraedley-Desmond, P., & Desmond, J. E. (2008). Verbal memory impairments in children after cerebellar tumor resection. BEHAVIOURAL NEUROLOGY, 20(1-2), 39-53.

Congenital glioblastoma multiforme: Case report and review of the literature
Hou, L. C., Bababeygy, S. R., Sarkissian, V., Fisher, P. G., Vogel, H., & Huhn, S. L. (2008). Congenital glioblastoma multiforme: Case report and review of the literature. PEDIATRIC NEUROSURGERY, 44(4), 304-312.

Update on new treatments and developments in childhood brain tumors
Partap, S., & Fisher, P. G. (2007). Update on new treatments and developments in childhood brain tumors. CURRENT OPINION IN PEDIATRICS, 19(6), 670-674.

Impaired human hippocampal neurogenesis after treatment for central nervous system
Monje, M. L., Vogel, H., Masek, M., Ligon, K. L., Fisher, P. G., & Palmer, T. D. (2007). Impaired human hippocampal neurogenesis after treatment for central nervous system. ANNALS OF NEUROLOGY, 62(5), 515-520.

A syndrome of irreversible leukoencephalopathy following pediatric allogeneic bone marrow transplantation
Minn, A. Y., Fisher, P. G., Barnes, P. D., & Dahl, G. V. (2007). A syndrome of irreversible leukoencephalopathy following pediatric allogeneic bone marrow transplantation. PEDIATRIC BLOOD & CANCER, 48(2), 213-217.

Advances toward an understanding of brainstem gliomas
Donaldson, S. S., Laningham, F., & Fisher, P. G. (2006). Advances toward an understanding of brainstem gliomas. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, 24(8), 1266-1272.

Etoposide, vincristine, and cyclosporin a with standard-dose radiation therapy in newly diagnosed diffuse intrinsic brainstem gliomas: A pediatric oncology group Phase I study
Greenberg, M. L., Fisher, P. G., Freeman, C., Korones, D. N., Bernstein, M., & Kretschmar, C. (2005). Etoposide, vincristine, and cyclosporin a with standard-dose radiation therapy in newly diagnosed diffuse intrinsic brainstem gliomas: A pediatric oncology group Phase I study. PEDIATRIC BLOOD & CANCER, 45(5), 644-648.

Profile of daily life in children with brain tumors: An assessment of health-related quality of life
Bhat, S. R., Goodwin, T. L., Burwinkle, T. M., Lansdale, M. F., Dahl, G. V., & Fisher, P. G. (2005). Profile of daily life in children with brain tumors: An assessment of health-related quality of life. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, 23(24), 5493-5500.

Malignant gliomas in 2005 - Where to GO from here?
Fisher, P. G., & Buffler, P. A. (2005). Malignant gliomas in 2005 - Where to GO from here?. JAMA-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, 293(5), 615-617.

Biologic risk stratification of medulloblastoma: The real time is now
Fisher, P. G., Burger, P. C., & Eberhart, C. G. (2004). Biologic risk stratification of medulloblastoma: The real time is now. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, 22(6), 971-974.

Cortical ependymoma - A case report and review
Lehman, N. L., Jorden, M. A., Huhn, S. L., Barnes, P. D., Nelson, G. B., & Horoupian, D. S. (2003). Cortical ependymoma - A case report and review. PEDIATRIC NEUROSURGERY, 39(1), 50-54.

Radiation therapy for intracranial germ cell tumors
Haas-Kogan, D. A., Missett, B. T., Wara, W. M., Donaldson, S. S., Lamborn, K. R., & Le, Q. T. (2003). Radiation therapy for intracranial germ cell tumors. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY BIOLOGY PHYSICS, 56(2), 511-518.

Intrathecal thiotepa: Reappraisal of an established therapy
Fisher, P. G., Kadan-Lottick, N. S., & Korones, D. N. (2002). Intrathecal thiotepa: Reappraisal of an established therapy. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY, 24(4), 274-278.

Childhood cerebellar hemangioblastoma does not predict germline or somatic mutations in the von Hippel-Landau tumor suppressor gene
Fisher, P. G., Tontiplaphol, A., Pearlman, E. M., Duffner, P. K., Hyder, D. J., & Zhuang, Z. P. (2002). Childhood cerebellar hemangioblastoma does not predict germline or somatic mutations in the von Hippel-Landau tumor suppressor gene. ANNALS OF NEUROLOGY, 51(2), 257-260.

Surveillance neuroimaging to detect relapse in childhood brain tumors: A pediatric oncology group study
Minn, A. Y., Pollock, B. H., Garzarella, L., Dahl, G. V., Kun, L. E., & Fisher, P. G. (2001). Surveillance neuroimaging to detect relapse in childhood brain tumors: A pediatric oncology group study. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, 19(21), 4135-4140.

A guide to children with acute and chronic headaches.
Rosenblum, R. K., & Fisher, P. G. (2001). A guide to children with acute and chronic headaches. Journal of pediatric health care , 15(5), 229-235.

Weekly dosing of carboplatin increases risk of allergy in children
Yu, D. Y., Dahl, G. Vh., Shames, R. S., & Fisher, P. G. (2001). Weekly dosing of carboplatin increases risk of allergy in children. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY, 23(6), 349-352.

Rapid deterioration of a newborn with congenital spinal cord astrocytoma
Colby, C., Rozance, P., Goodwin, T. L., & Fisher, P. G. (2001). Rapid deterioration of a newborn with congenital spinal cord astrocytoma. MEDICAL AND PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGY, 36(4), 500-502.

Visual loss caused by pseudotumor cerebri in an infant on peritoneal dialysis
Belson, A., Alcorn, D. M., Yorgin, P. D., Fisher, P. G., & Sarwal, M. (2001). Visual loss caused by pseudotumor cerebri in an infant on peritoneal dialysis. PEDIATRIC NEPHROLOGY, 16(3), 216-218.

Prognostic implications for gadolinium enhancement of the meninges in low-grade astrocytomas of childhood
Hurwitz, M. D., Burger, P. C., Goldthwaite, P. T., Tihan, T., Wharam, M. D., & Fisher, P. G. (2001). Prognostic implications for gadolinium enhancement of the meninges in low-grade astrocytomas of childhood. PEDIATRIC NEUROSURGERY, 34(2), 88-93.

Daily low-dose carboplatin as a radiation sensitizer for newly diagnosed malignant glioma
Peterson, K., Harsh, G., Fisher, P. G., Adler, J., & Le, Q. (2001). Daily low-dose carboplatin as a radiation sensitizer for newly diagnosed malignant glioma. JOURNAL OF NEURO-ONCOLOGY, 53(1), 27-32.

A clinicopathologic reappraisal of brain stem tumor classification - Identification of pilocytic astrocytoma and fibrillary astrocytoma as distinct entities
Fisher, P. G., Breiter, S. N., Carson, B. S., Wharam, M. D., Williams, J. A., & Burger, P. C. (2000). A clinicopathologic reappraisal of brain stem tumor classification - Identification of pilocytic astrocytoma and fibrillary astrocytoma as distinct entities. CANCER, 89(7), 1569-1576.

Management of children with metastatic spinal myxopapillary ependymoma using craniospinal irradiation
Chinn, D. M., Donaldson, S. S., Dahl, G. V., Wilson, J. D., Huhn, S. L., & Fisher, P. C. (2000). Management of children with metastatic spinal myxopapillary ependymoma using craniospinal irradiation. MEDICAL AND PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGY, 35(4), 443-445.

No responses to oral etoposide in 15 patients with recurrent brain tumors
Korones, D. N., Fisher, P. G., Cohen, K. J., & Dubowy, R. L. (2000). No responses to oral etoposide in 15 patients with recurrent brain tumors. MEDICAL AND PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGY, 35(1), 80-82.

Meningeal leukemia with cerebrospinal fluid block
Fisher, P. G., & Chiello, C. (2000). Meningeal leukemia with cerebrospinal fluid block. MEDICAL AND PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGY, 34(4), 281-283.

Case study: Suprasellar germinoma presenting with psychotic and obsessive-compulsive symptoms
Mordecai, D., Shaw, R. J., Fisher, P. G., Mittelstadt, P. A., Guterman, T., & Donaldson, S. S. (2000). Case study: Suprasellar germinoma presenting with psychotic and obsessive-compulsive symptoms. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY, 39(1), 116-119.

Pediatric astrocytomas with monomorphous pilomyxoid features and a less favorable outcome
Tihan, T., Fisher, P. G., Kepner, J. L., Godfraind, C., McComb, R. D., & Burger, P. C. (1999). Pediatric astrocytomas with monomorphous pilomyxoid features and a less favorable outcome. JOURNAL OF NEUROPATHOLOGY AND EXPERIMENTAL NEUROLOGY, 58(10), 1061-1068.

Hyperfractionated radiotherapy in the management of diffuse intrinsic brainstem tumors: When is enough enough?
Fisher, P. G., & Donaldson, S. S. (1999). Hyperfractionated radiotherapy in the management of diffuse intrinsic brainstem tumors: When is enough enough?. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY BIOLOGY PHYSICS, 43(5), 947-949.

Outcomes and failure patterns in childhood craniopharyngiomas
Fisher, P. G., Jenab, J., Goldthwaite, P. T., Tihan, T., Wharam, M. D., & Burger, P. C. (1998). Outcomes and failure patterns in childhood craniopharyngiomas. CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM, 14(10), 558-563.

Rethinking brain tumors in babies and more
Fisher, P. G. (1998). Rethinking brain tumors in babies and more. ANNALS OF NEUROLOGY, 44(3), 300-302.

Lessons learned from the clinical cooperative trials groups for childhood brain tumors
Fisher, P. G., Fry, T. J., & Wharam, M. D. (1998). Lessons learned from the clinical cooperative trials groups for childhood brain tumors. NEUROSURGERY QUARTERLY, 8(3), 216-231.

Salvage therapy after postoperative chemotherapy for primary brain tumors in infants and very young children
Fisher, P. G., Needle, M. N., Cnaan, A., Zhao, H. Q., Geyer, J. R., & Phillips, P. C. (1998). Salvage therapy after postoperative chemotherapy for primary brain tumors in infants and very young children. CANCER, 83(3), 566-574.

Third ventricular choroid plexus papilloma with psychosis - Case report
Carson, B. S., Weingart, J. D., Guarnieri, M., & Fisher, P. G. (1997). Third ventricular choroid plexus papilloma with psychosis - Case report. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY, 87(1), 103-105.

PARANEOPLASTIC OPSOCLONUS
Fisher, P. G., & Singer, H. S. (1995). PARANEOPLASTIC OPSOCLONUS. NEUROLOGY, 45(7), 1421-1421.

ANTI-HU ANTIBODY IN A NEUROBLASTOMA-ASSOCIATED PARANEOPLASTIC-SYNDROME
Fisher, P. G., Wechsler, D. S., & Singer, H. S. (1994). ANTI-HU ANTIBODY IN A NEUROBLASTOMA-ASSOCIATED PARANEOPLASTIC-SYNDROME. PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY, 10(4), 309-312.