Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Joshua Kesterson, MD

Joshua Kesterson, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Disease Teams:
Gynecological Cancer

Research Interests

  • Neoplasms
  • Therapeutics
  • Endometrial Neoplasms
  • Ovarian Neoplasms
  • Hysterectomy
  • Carcinoma
  • Recurrence
  • Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
  • Endometrioid Carcinoma
  • Genes
  • Survival
  • Vulva

Clinical Trials

A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Phase 3 Study of Rucaparib in combination with Nivolumab versus Placebo as Switch Maintenance Following Response to Front-Line Platinum-Based Chemotherapy in Patients with High-Grade Serous or Endometrioid Epithelial Ovarian, Primary Peritoneal or Fallopian Tube Cancer
Exon Sequencing of Cancer Associated Genes in Endometrial Hyperplasia

Recent Publications


Brooks, RA, Tritchler, DS, Darcy, KM, Lankes, HA, Salani, R, Sperduto, P, Guntupalli, S, DiSilvestro, P, Kesterson, J, Olawaiye, AB, Moxley, K, Waggoner, S, Santin, A, Rader, JS, Kizer, NT, Thaker, PH, Powell, MA, Mutch, DG, Birrer, MJ & Goodfellow, PJ 2019, 'GOG 8020/210: Risk stratification of lymph node metastasis, disease progression and survival using single nucleotide polymorphisms in endometrial cancer: An NRG oncology/gynecologic oncology group study', Gynecologic Oncology, vol. 153, no. 2, pp. 335-342.
Jiang, Z, Albanese, J, Kesterson, J, Warrick, J, Karabakhtsian, R, Dadachova, E & Phaeton, R 2019, 'Monoclonal Antibodies Against Human Papillomavirus E6 and E7 Oncoproteins Inhibit Tumor Growth in Experimental Cervical Cancer', Translational Oncology, vol. 12, no. 10, pp. 1289-1295.
Swailes, AL, Hossler, C & Kesterson, J 2019, 'Pathway to the Papanicolaou smear: The development of cervical cytology in twentieth-century America and implications in the present day', Gynecologic Oncology, vol. 154, no. 1, pp. 3-7.


Worley, BL, Kim, YS, Mardini, J, Zaman, R, Leon, KE, Vallur, PG, Nduwumwami, A, Warrick, J, Timmins, PF, Kesterson, J, Phaeton, R, Lee, NY, Walter, V, Endres, L, Mythreye, K, Aird, K & Hempel, N 2018, 'GPx3 supports ovarian cancer progression by manipulating the extracellular redox environment', Redox Biology.


VanHise, K, Swailes, A, Roche, M, Newell, J & Kesterson, J 2017, 'Tumor lysis syndrome in a patient with ovarian yolk sac tumor', Gynecologic Oncology Reports, vol. 22, pp. 92-93.


Alligood-Percoco, N & Kesterson, J 2016, 'Addressing the barriers to cervical cancer prevention among Hispanic women', Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 489-495.
Kesterson, J, Szender, JB, Schaefer, E, Fanning, J, Lele, S & Frederick, P 2018, 'Evaluation of Association Between Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship Length and a Career in Academic Medicine', Journal of Cancer Education, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 141-146.


Riley, K, Newell, J, Zaino, R & Kesterson, J 2015, 'Robotic-assisted Laparoscopic Management of Chemoresistant Myoinvasive Complete Molar Pregnancy', Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, vol. 22, no. 6, pp. 1100-1103.

Clinical Trials Search

Children (age < 18 years)
Adults (age >= 18 years)