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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein

Hematology and Oncology
Saint Louis, MO
31 years experience male

Locations

Office

Saint Louis, MO

Address

660 S. Euclid Ave, CB 8007, Saint Louis, MO
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My office hours

Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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SAINT LOUIS, MO

About

Bio

Dr. Stockerl-Goldstein is a medical oncologist specializing in stem cell transplantation and the treatment of hematologic malignances. He is involved in clinical and translational research in hematologic malignances and stem cell transplants with a specific focus on multiple myeloma, amyloidosis and related disorders. Dr. Stockerl-Goldstein is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis and is a member of the Siteman Cancer Center. He serves on the multiple myeloma guidelines committee for the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.

Specialties
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Hematology and Oncology

Licenses

United States: Missouri

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Myeloma : There are many things that go into predicting life expectancy of somebody with myeloma who has an autologous stem cell transplant. The rough estimate... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Anemia: Anemia refers to low red blood cells. It can be caused by iron deficiency, but there are many other causes of anemia as well. Iron deficiency mean... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
See your MD: This is an issue that needs to be evaluated by a physician who can do a physical examination to determine the cause and treatment of these symptoms.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Better: An open MRI will be less enclosed and generally better tolerated. You can also discuss trying an anti-anxiety medication with your physician.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Need more info: Need details of what blood test results are. I would recommend seeing your physician.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
See an MD: You should have a visit with your physician to evaluate these symptoms.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Low bone marrow: Not sure what you mean by low bone marrow. Was a bone marrow biopsy performed that shows less than the normal number of cells? Why was the bone marr... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Leukemia test: Leukemia is diagnosed from a bone marrow specimen. When you donate blood the blood counts are checked and need to be within a normal range. The bloo... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Bone marrow cancer: Bone marrow cancer would refer to leukemias, multiple myeloma and some lymphomas. These are cancers of the cells that typically reside in the normal ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Not likely: There are many reasons to have arm pain and leukemia is fairly low on the list. There can be bone pain associated with leukemia in general.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
See a specialist: There are effective treatments for leukemias but these diseases should be treated by a hematologist/oncologist who specialized in the treatment of blo... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Cell type: The difference between these types of leukemia is the cell type they are derived from. Lymphocytic leukemias arise from cells in the bone marrow that... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Red patch: Without seeing this it is impossible to determine what it is. You can try a short course of over-the-counter topical steroid (hydrocortisone cream) t... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Iron deficiency: Iron deficiency can be caused by loss of blood or decreased iron intake. In women it is often related to menstrual bleeding. It requires a workup to... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Amyloid: An echocardiogram can detect an increase in the echo signal in a pattern consistent with amyloid deposition. The only way to be certain if there is a... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Call your physician: I assume you are having spotting or a normal amount of menstrual bleeding. You should continue taking your oral contraceptive but you also need to di... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
See your MD: Persistent diarrhea can be from a variety of causes. This is an issue that needs to be evaluated by a physician who can do a physical examination to ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Random: We do not know definite causes for leukemia although exposure to higher doses of radiation (such as accidental exposures like chernobyl) are associate... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Okay: There can often be a small difference in size but if there is growth or any symptoms such as redness or pain you should see your physician.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Autologous: Autologous means derived from your own body rather than from another person/donor. Often used to mean using your own red blood cells for transfusions... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Primary amyloidosis: It depends on the type of amyloidosis. Primary systemic amyloidosis can be treated with chemotherapy. Secondary amyloidosis requires treating the in... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Yes: Lymphoma can be present without having enlarged lymph nodes that you can feel. There can be enlargement of lymph nodes in the chest or abdomen. Ther... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Bone marrow biopsy?: I am not clear what you are asking--do you want to know how much bone marrow is removed during a bone marrow biopsy? Generally, 5-15 cc's of marrow is... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
High platelet count: There are many causes for a high platelet count. Many times it is reactive--in response to another medical issue like an infection or having no splee... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Stem cell problem: Myelodysplastic syndrome is a problem with the bone marrow forming or blood stem cells where the bone marrow does not function normally. There is a di... Read More
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A 76-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
See leukemia expert: Sorry to hear about your brother. This type of leukemia (AML) is an aggressive leukemia that usually is treated with multiple chemotherapy drugs th... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Follow-up: There are different types of chronic leukemia that would be approached differently. What is most important is the trend of the blood counts as well a... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
For certain diseases: Stem cell transplants (bone marrow transplants) are often successful at treating cancers of the blood and bone marrow such as leukemias, lymphomas and... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
It can: The skin over areas that are receiving radiation can be damaged by the radiation. Typically this is slight redness like a sunburn. Depending on the ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
GERD: It sounds like you may have gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd). You should see your primary care physician or a gastroenterologist for an examina... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Prevention: The best ways to avoid getting the flu are to do the following when possible: 1. Get an influenza vaccine if there is no contraindication. 2. Freque... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Stomach upset: These symptoms could be related to the recent course of antibiotics. If they don't improve withing the next few days you should call your physician.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
See an MD: Vomiting blood is a serious problem thst could be esophageal cancer among other things. This should be evaluated by an md right away.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Can be transient: Velcade (bortezomib) can cause peripheral neuropathy. If it causes painful neuropathy or interferes with activity the dose is often decreased. Most ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
There are many: The exact risks are dependent on the type of transplant chemotherapy or radiation given, who the donor is (self or somebody else) as well as how close... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Variable: It depends on factors such as stage of disease, chromosome changes and other medical problems. Age may also impact survival as older patients may not... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Anemia: Anemia means you have fewer red blood cells than normal. The job of the red blood cells is to carry oxygen and as the number of red blood cells decre... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Websites or MD: Your doctor may be able to refer you to a myeloma specialist. Alternatively you can call or check the websites of the international myeloma foundatio... Read More
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A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Otolaryngologist: Probably the best would be an ENT physician.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Variable: This is variable but can include fatigue, shortness of breath, fevers, night sweats, easy bruising or bleeding. There may also be no symptoms.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Varies: This varies but for people who are cured of their cancer and don't die from a complication of the transplant they are expected to have a normal life ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Some: Some antihistamines can help with nausea and vomiting. Diphenhydramine (benadryl) is often used.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Possibly: Your hair will only fall out if it is in the field of radiation.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
There are risks: There is a risk of dying of a complication of a bone marrow transplant. The risk is dependent on whether the cells are your own or from a donor. Als... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Cure: Most bone marrow or stem cell transplants are done to cure the underlying problem such as a blood cancer or bone marrow failure. In some situations t... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
In many cases: Yes, in, many cases the chemotherapy and/or radiation will cause infertility. This will depend on the drugs and doses used and the gender of the pati... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
No: By definition a benign tumor does not spread through metastasis.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Depends: If your uterus was not removed then you can still get uterine cancer. If you still have your uterus you should continue to get pap smears.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Yes: Pyelonephritis (kidney infection) can cause all of these symptoms. You should be seen by a physician right away to get evaluated and started on appro... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Skin and gi: There can be fatigue, nausea, diarrhea and a skin reaction involving the hands and feet.
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excellent answers. Dr Keith truly understands his field of expertise
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Stockerl-Goldstein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Stockerl-Goldstein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Ok--fair enough. There may be some value. It is the rupture of that fleeting soft plaque that can happen at any time. Anyone is at risk over the age of 50. Have a happy.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Hospice RN sending a big hug and thanks from Colorado. Hope you have a wonderful Christmas and New Year
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My wife have itp, and we live in the netherlands. Prednisone didnt work so they removed the pleed? (organ) was this to fast?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UCLA School of Medicine, CA
Graduated 1991MD

Awards

Most Influential, First Place, St. Louis, MO - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, Second Place, St. Louis, MO - Winter
2013
Top Oncologist and Hematologist , First Place, Missouri - Winter
2013

Affiliations

American Society of Hematology
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation
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