Molly Taylor, MD

Molly Taylor, MD

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

On staff since July 2020

"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. "

  • Dr. Mallory (Molly) Taylor grew completed her undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Microbiology at the University of Arizona, and then moved to the east coast to begin her medical training at Dartmouth Medical School.  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 a post-doctoral researcher in the Palliative Care and Resilience Research Program. Her research interest is in biobehavioral pediatric oncology.

  • 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 March 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 March 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 July 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 Sept. 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

  • Grant Title Grantor Amount Award Date
    St. Baldrick’s Foundation Supportive Care Research Grant St. Baldrick's Foundation 50,000 July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021
    Conquer Cancer Young Investigator Award American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 50,000 July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021


Board Certification(s)


Medical/Professional School

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Lebanon
University of Washington Department of Medicine , Seattle


Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle


Pediatric Hematology Oncology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle

Clinical Interests

Solid Tumors, 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