Dr. Deyell is a pediatric oncologist/hematologist and clinician investigator at BC Children’s Hospital and Research Institute. She is a co-leader of the BC Pediatric Precision OncoGenomics study (PedsPOG) and of the Clinical Node for the national PRecision Oncology For Young peopLE (PROFYLE) program. She leads the Developmental Therapeutics program in pediatric oncology/hematology in BC, and participates in the national C17 DVL network.


Nivolumab in the Treatment of Refractory Pediatric Hodgkin Lymphoma
Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Alexandra E. Foran and Helen R. Nadel and Anna F. Lee and Kerry J. Savage and Rebecca J. Deyell
DOI: 10.1097/mph.0000000000000703

Optimization of liposomal topotecan for use in treating neuroblastoma
Cancer Medicine
Lina Chernov and Rebecca J. Deyell and Malathi Anantha and Nancy Dos Santos and Roger Gilabert-Oriol and Marcel B. Bally
DOI: 10.1002/cam4.1083

ABVD chemotherapy with reduced radiation therapy rates in children, adolescents and young adults with all stages of Hodgkin lymphoma.
Marr KC and Connors JM and Savage KJ and Goddard KJ and Deyell RJ
DOI: 10.1093/annonc/mdx005
PubMed: 28327925

ETV6-NTRK3 Is Expressed in a Subset of ALK-Negative Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumors.
Alassiri AH and Ali RH and Shen Y and Lum A and Strahlendorf C and Deyell R and Rassekh R and Sorensen PH and Laskin J and Marra M and Yip S and Lee CH and Ng TL
DOI: 10.1097/pas.0000000000000677
PubMed: 27259007

Lessons learned from the application of whole-genome analysis to the treatment of patients with advanced cancers.
Laskin J and Jones S and Aparicio S and Chia S and Ch'ng C and Deyell R and Eirew P and Fok A and Gelmon K and Ho C and Huntsman D and Jones M and Kasaian K and Karsan A and Leelakumari S and Li Y and Lim H and Ma Y and Mar C and Martin M
DOI: 10.1101/mcs.a000570
PubMed: 27148575

Molecular oncology of neuroblastoma
Molecular Oncology
Vandana Batra and Rebecca J. Deyell and John M. Maris
DOI: 10.1017/cbo9781139046947.060

Dexmedetomidine and hydromorphone: a novel pain management strategy for the oncology ward setting during anti-GD2 immunotherapy for high-risk neuroblastoma in children.
Görges M and West N and Deyell R and Winton P and Cheung W and Lauder G
DOI: 10.1002/pbc.25197
PubMed: 25263424

Neuroblastoma in older children, adolescents and young adults: a report from the International Neuroblastoma Risk Group project.
Mossé YP and Deyell RJ and Berthold F and Nagakawara A and Ambros PF and Monclair T and Cohn SL and Pearson AD and London WB and Matthay KK
DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24777
PubMed: 24038992

Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria phenotype cells and leucocyte subset telomere length in childhood acquired aplastic anaemia.
Tutelman PR and Aubert G and Milner RA and Dalal BI and Schultz KR and Deyell RJ
DOI: 10.1111/bjh.12656
PubMed: 24236830

Antidepressant use among survivors of childhood, adolescent and young adult cancer: a report of the Childhood, Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivor (CAYACS) Research Program.
Deyell RJ and Lorenzi M and Ma S and Rassekh SR and Collet JP and Spinelli JJ and McBride ML
DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24446
PubMed: 23281214

Antidepressant use among survivors of childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancer: Letter to the editor response
Pediatric Blood & Cancer
Rebecca J. Deyell and Maria Lorenzi and John J. Spinelli and Mary L. McBride
DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24885

Immunosuppressive therapy without hematopoietic growth factor exposure in pediatric acquired aplastic anemia.
Deyell RJ and Shereck EB and Milner RA and Schultz KR
DOI: 10.3109/08880018.2011.568043
PubMed: 21707222

Costs and consequences of immunosuppressive therapy in children with aplastic anemia.
Shereck EB and Deyell RJ and Kurre P
DOI: 10.3324/haematol.2011.044917
PubMed: 21632841

Advances in the understanding of constitutional and somatic genomic alterations in neuroblastoma.
Deyell RJ and Attiyeh EF
DOI: 10.1016/j.cancergen.2011.03.001
PubMed: 21504710

Low oxygen saturation by pulse oximetry may be associated with a low oxygen affinity hemoglobin variant, hemoglobin Titusville.
Deyell R and Jackson S and Spier S and Le D and Poon MC
DOI: 10.1097/01.mph.0000200685.33291.0a
PubMed: 16462584


Clinician Investigator Program, University of British Columbia, 2009-2011

Honours & Awards

John Snow Prize, Epidemiologic methods, University of British Columbia, November 2010

Laura MacRae Subspecialty Resident Award, BC Children’s Hospital, 2010

Research Group Members

Danielle Cohen, Undergraduate Student