Bruce A. Boston, M.D.

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Dr. Boston provides comprehensive endocrine and diabetes care for infants, children and adolescents. This includes all aspects of endocrine care including growth, puberty, adrenal, thyroid and pituitary disorders. He has also taken a special interest in obesity, particularly the endocrine consequences of obesity including glucose intolerance, adolescent metabolic syndrome and polycystic ovarian syndrome.

Selected Publications

"Chemotherapy-induced monoamine oxidase expression in prostate carcinoma functions as a cytoprotective resistance enzyme and associates with clinical outcomes," PLoS ONE (Vol: 9, Issue: 9, ) - 2014

"Feasibility, acceptability and findings from a pilot randomized controlled intervention study on the impact of a book designed to inform patients about cancer clinical trials," Journal of Cancer Education (Vol: 29, Issue: 1, Page 181-187) - 2014

"Genetic profiling to determine risk of relapse-free survival in high-risk localized prostate cancer," Clinical Cancer Research (Vol: 20, Issue: 5, Page 1306-1312) - 2014

"Molecular pathways and targets in prostate cancer," Oncotarget (Vol: 5, Issue: 17, Page 7217-7259) - 2014

"Patterns and predictors of symptom incongruence in older couples coping with prostate cancer," Supportive Care in Cancer (Vol: 22, Issue: 5, Page 1341-1348) - 2014


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Memberships & Associations

Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society

Society for Pediatric Research

Western Society for Pediatric Research

American Diabetes Association