Oncology and Hematology

James K. Schwarz, M.D.

Dr. SchwarzAssistant Professor, Internal Medicine
Division of Hematology & Oncology

Academic office:
UNMC Oncology/Hematology Division
987680 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 681980-7680

Main practice location:
Peggy D. Cowdery Patient Care Center
Lied Transplant Center
987835 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-7835
Ph. 402-559-3848
Fax. 402-559-6520

B.S. Molecular Biology Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN 08/1979 – 05/1983
M.D. Medicine Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC 08/1983 – 06/1987

Hospital Appointments:
The Nebraska Medical Center University Hospital

GU Malignancies, Solid Tumors and GI Malignancies

Select Publications:

Schwarz JK, Giese W. Organ preservation in patients with squamous cancers of the head and neck. Surg Oncol Clin N Am. (2004) 13:187-199.

Shieh S, Grassi M, Schwarz JK, Cheney RT. Pleural mesothelioma with cutaneous extension to chest wall scars. J Cutaneous Pathol (2004) 31:497-501.

Douglas WG, Rigual NR, Giese W, Bauer J, Wiseman SM, Loree TR, Schwarz J, Alrawi S and Hicks WL. Advanced soft palate cancer: The clinical importance of the parapharyngeal space. Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (2005) 133:66-69.

Fakih MG, Creaven PJ, Ramnath N, Trump D, Javle M, Strychor S, Repinski TV, Zamboni BA, Schwarz JK, French RA, Zamboni WC. Phase I and Pharmacokinetic Study of Weekly Docetaxel, Cisplatin and Daily Capecitabine in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors. Clin Cancer Res. (2005) 11(16):5942-5949.

Tang PA, Siu LL, Chen EX, Hotte SJ, Chia S, Schwarz JK, Pond GR, Johnson C, Colevas AD, Synold TW, Vasist LS, Winquist E. Phase II study of ispinesib in recurrent or metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. Invest New Drugs (2008) 26(3):257-264.