Jaydira Del Rivero, M.D.

Jaydira Del Rivero, M.D.
Assistant Research Physician

Dr. Del Rivero is an endocrine oncologist in the Pediatric Oncology Branch (POB). She is developing the Rare Tumor Natural History study and Rare Tumor Clinic to: 1) serve as an umbrella protocol for patients with rare solid tumors of interest to the CCR and for patients who may be candidates for CCR early clinical trials and, 2) to provide the basis for the development of therapeutic interventions, prevention/screening guidelines, endpoints for future clinical trials, and patient-reported outcome measures.

She is also working on tumor immunology and the development of novel immunotherapy approaches for medullary thyroid cancer and targeted therapies for other endocrine malignancies such as advanced pheochromocytoma/paraganglioma.

Areas of Expertise
1) endocrine oncology 2) rare tumors

Contact Info

Jaydira Del Rivero, M.D.
Center for Cancer Research
National Cancer Institute
Building 10 - CRC, Room 1W-5750
Bethesda, MD 20892
Ph: 240-805-2888
jaydira.delrivero@nih.gov
  • Natural History and Biospecimen Accrual Study for Children and Adults with Rare Solid Tumors

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    NCI Protocol ID NCI-19-C-0016
    Investigator Jaydira Del Rivero, M.D.
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    Barbara Thomas301-212-5250

Dr. Del Rivero is an endocrine oncologist in the Pediatric Oncology Branch (POB). She is developing the Rare Tumor Natural History study and Rare Tumor Clinic to: 1) serve as an umbrella protocol for patients with rare solid tumors of interest to the CCR and for patients who may be candidates for CCR early clinical trials and, 2) to provide the basis for the development of therapeutic interventions, prevention/screening guidelines, endpoints for future clinical trials, and patient reported outcome measures.

She is also working on tumor immunology and the development of novel immunotherapy approaches for medullary thyroid cancer and targeted therapies for other endocrine malignancies such as advanced pheochromocytoma/paraganglioma.

Scientific Focus Areas:
Cancer Biology, Clinical Research, Immunology

Selected Key Publications

  1. Endocrine Tumors.
    Del Rivero J and Granza AW.
    In: The Bethesda Handbook of Clinical Oncology. Chapter 33: Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer in press, 2017. [ Book Chapter ]
  2. Del Rivero J and Kohn EC.
    Oncology. 31(4): 265-73, 2017. [ Journal Article ]
  3. Del Rivero J, Kim C, Eid M, Ahlman MA, Nieman LK, and Rajan A.
    J Thoracic Oncol. 12(4): e29-e32, 2017. [ Journal Article ]
  4. Del Rivero J and Libutti S.
    Radiographics. 35(2): 516-8, 2015. [ Journal Article ]
  5. Endocrine Cancers.
    Del Rivero J and Fojo T.
    In: Skeel's Handbook of Cancer Therapy. Ninth edition: Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer 2016. [ Book Chapter ]

Dr. Del Rivero earned her medical degree from the University of Veracruz in Veracruz, Mexico and completed her internship at General Hospital Institute of Security and Social Services for Government Employees, also in Veracruz. Following a year of field service at the Center of Studies and Health Services at the University of Veracruz. Dr. Del Rivero completed her internal medicine residency at Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center/NYU-Langone Medical Center in Brooklyn. Dr. Del Rivero completed a fellowship in endocrinology at The Inter-Institute Endocrinology Training Program (IETP) at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), and The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) where she was part of a research team developing clinical trials for pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma, rare tumors that form within and outside the adrenal glands and are linked to a range of inherited syndromes. She then joined as Assistant Professor at the Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care (MECCC) where she focused on all endocrine tumors such as thyroid cancer, parathyroid tumors, advanced gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, adrenal tumors, pheochromocytoma/paraganglioma and other endocrine malignancies.

She subsequently completed a second fellowship in oncology at the National Cancer Institute with a research focus on endocrine malignancies such as medullary thyroid cancer. Dr. Del Rivero is board certified in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism and board eligible in Oncology.