Dr. Paula M. Fracasso MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Paula Fracasso is a medical oncologist in Charlottesville, Virginia and is affiliated with University of Virginia Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 30 years. Dr. Fracasso accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 6 doctors at University of Virginia Medical Center who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: Breast Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer

Hospital Affiliation

University of Virginia Medical Center
High performing in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1984–1987

Tufts Medical Center
Fellowship, Hematology, 1989–1991

Yale University School of Medicine
Class of 1984

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Medical Oncology

MO State Medical License
Active through 2015

VA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

A phase I study of pegylated liposomal doxorubicin and temsirolimus in patients with refractory solid malignancies.
Wang-Gillam, A.,Thakkar, N.,Lockhart, A. C.,Williams, K.,Baggstrom, M.,Naughton, M.,Suresh, R.,Ma, C.,Tan, B.,Lee, W.,Jiang, X.,Mwandoro, T.,Trull, L.,Belanger, S.,Creekmore, A. N.,Gao, F.,Fracasso, P. M.,Picus, J.

Reversible Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome During Regorafenib Treatment: A Case Report and Literature Review of Reversible Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome Associated With Multikinase Inhibitors.
Myint, Z. W.,Sen, J. M.,Watts, N. L.,Druzgal, T. J.,Nathan, B. R.,Ward, M. D.,Boyer, J. E.,Fracasso, P. M.

Coaching intervention as a strategy for minority recruitment to cancer clinical trials.
Fracasso, P. M.,Goodner, S. A.,Creekmore, A. N.,Morgan, H. P.,Foster, D. M.,Hardmon, A. A.,Engel, S. J.,Springer, B. C.,Mathews, K. J.,Fisher, E. B.,Walker, M. S.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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