Molly Taylor, MD, MS

Molly  Taylor, MD, MS

I-131-MIBG Therapy, Neuroblastoma Program, Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, Solid Tumors Oncology, Immunotherapy Program

On staff since July 2020

Children's Title: Attending Physician, Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

Academic Title: Assistant Professor

Research Center: Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research

"I love partnering with patients and families during difficult times, as well as during happy times. It’s a privilege to be a part of these incredible patients’ lives, which is what drives my passion for researching ways to help improve quality of life following a diagnosis of cancer. "

  • Biography

    Dr. Mallory (Molly) Taylor grew up in rural Lockwood, Missouri. After completing her undergraduate degrees in psychology and microbiology at the University of Arizona, she moved to Santa Barbara, California, to work for a local nonprofit organization and coach volleyball. Next, she did her medical training on the East Coast at Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire. She completed her pediatrics internship at the University of Chicago and her pediatrics residency at Seattle Children’s Hospital. Dr. Taylor then moved to the small town of Kenai, Alaska, to work as a general pediatrician for one year before returning to Seattle to complete her fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology. She is an attending physician in the Cancer and Blood Disorders Center with a primary focus on solid tumors. She is also a principal investigator in the Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research. Her research interest is biobehavioral pediatric oncology.

    • Related Pages

    • Biobehavioral Oncology Research Program

      Understanding how psychosocial factors impact outcomes for children, adolescents and young adults with cancer using integrated translational and behavioral approaches.

  • Patient Testimonials
  • Publications

    Other Publications

    • Bogetz J, Trowbridge A, Kingsley J, Taylor M, Wiener L, Rosenberg AR, Barton KS
      Stuck Moments and Silver-Linings: The Spectrum of Adaptation Among Non-Bereaved and Bereaved Parents of Adolescents and Young Adults With Advanced Cancer.
      33775813 Journal of pain and symptom management, 2021 Mar 26
    • Rosenberg AR, Zhou C, Bradford MC, Barton K, Junkins CC, Taylor M, Kross EK, Curtis JR, Dionne-Odom JN, Yi-Frazier JP
      Parent Perspectives after the PRISM-P Randomized Trial: A Mixed-Methods Analysis.
      33720787 Journal of palliative medicine, 2021 Mar 15
    • Scott SR, O'Daffer AG, Bradford MC, Fladeboe K, Lau N, Steineck A, Taylor M, Yi-Frazier JP, Rosenberg AR
      Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and medically traumatic events (TEs) in adolescents and young adults (AYAs) with cancer: a report from the Promoting Resilience in Stress Management (PRISM) randomized controlled trial.
      33219407 Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer, 2020 Nov 20
    • Taylor MR, Barton KS, Kingsley JM, Heunis J, Rosenberg AR
      Defining a "Good Death" in Pediatric Oncology: A Mixed Methods Study of Healthcare Providers.
      32751891 Children (Basel, Switzerland), 2020 Jul 31 : 7(8) PMCID:PMC7465817
    • Rosenberg AR, Bradford MC, Junkins CC, Taylor M, Zhou C, Sherr N, Kross E, Curtis JR, Yi-Frazier JP
      Effect of the Promoting Resilience in Stress Management Intervention for Parents of Children With Cancer (PRISM-P): A Randomized Clinical Trial.
      31532518 JAMA network open, 2019 Sep 4 : 2(9)e1911578 PMCID:PMC6751761
    • Taylor M, Hageman JR, Brown M
      A Mindfulness Intervention for Residents: Relevance for Pediatricians.
      27735974 Pediatric annals, 2016 Oct 1 : 45(10)e373-e376
    • Selmin OI, Thorne PA, Caldwell PT, Taylor MR
      Trichloroethylene and trichloroacetic acid regulate calcium signaling pathways in murine embryonal carcinoma cells p19.
      18437584 Cardiovascular toxicology, 2008 : 8(2)47-56
  • Research Funding
    Grant Title Grantor Amount Award Date
    St. Baldrick’s Foundation Supportive Care Research Grant St. Baldrick's Foundation 50,000 Jul 1, 2020 - Jun 30, 2021
    Conquer Cancer Young Investigator Award American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 50,000 Jul 1, 2020 - Jun 30, 2021


Board Certification(s)

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Medical/Professional School

Geisel School Of Medicine At Dartmouth, HANOVER, NH
University of Washington, Seattle, WA


University of Washington School of Medicine GME, Seattle, WA


University of Washington School of Medicine GME, Seattle, WA

Clinical Interests

Solid Tumors, Neuroblastoma, Adolescents and Young Adults

Research Description

Dr. Taylor’s research is focused on understanding the underlying biology linking psychosocial and medical outcomes for children and adolescents with cancer.

Research Focus Area

Biobehavioral Pediatric Oncology