Rache M Simmons

Summary

Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Recurrence rates in patients with central or retroareolar breast cancers treated with mastectomy or lumpectomy
    R M Simmons
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Surg 182:325-9. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Analysis of nipple/areolar involvement with mastectomy: can the areola be preserved?
    Rache M Simmons
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 9:165-8. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Nonsurgical evaluation of pathologic nipple discharge
    Rache Simmons
    Weill Cornell Breast Center, Department of Surgery, New York, New York, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 10:113-6. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Methylene blue dye as an alternative to isosulfan blue dye for sentinel lymph node localization
    Rache Simmons
    Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, the Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 10:242-7. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Skin-sparing mastectomy
    Rache M Simmons
    Department of Surgery, The New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 451 East 61st Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 83:885-99. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Two-year follow-up of areola-sparing mastectomy with immediate reconstruction
    Rache M Simmons
    Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, The Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 425 E 61st St, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Surg 188:403-6. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Areola-sparing mastectomy with immediate breast reconstruction
    Rache M Simmons
    Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, and Weill Cornell Breast Center, 425 East 61st Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 51:547-51. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Sentinel node positivity rates with and without frozen section for breast cancer
    Nimmi Arora
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 E 68th St, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:256-61. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Effectiveness of a noninvasive digital infrared thermal imaging system in the detection of breast cancer
    Nimmi Arora
    Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital Cornell, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Surg 196:523-6. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the adverse reactions associated with isosulfan blue versus methylene blue dye in sentinel lymph node biopsy for breast cancer
    Sarmela Thevarajah
    Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, 425 E 61st St, 8th Floor New York, NY, USA
    Am J Surg 189:236-9. 2005

Collaborators

  • Diana Martins
  • Valencia King
  • Christina Cellini
  • Tara L Huston
  • Nimmi Arora
  • Michael P Osborne
  • Syed Hoda
  • Eleni Tousimis
  • Alexander J Swistel
  • Neha Sharma
  • Paul Christos
  • Sarmela Thevarajah
  • Susan M Trocciola
  • Jeanne J Yu
  • Tara L Adamovich
  • Peter I Pressman
  • Danielle Ruggerio
  • Joshua Carson
  • John Daly
  • Heather Levin
  • Paul J Christos
  • Meghan Brennan

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Recurrence rates in patients with central or retroareolar breast cancers treated with mastectomy or lumpectomy
    R M Simmons
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Surg 182:325-9. 2001
    ..In this study, we investigate the local and distant recurrence rates of patients with central or retroareolar breast cancers treated with lumpectomy compared with mastectomy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Analysis of nipple/areolar involvement with mastectomy: can the areola be preserved?
    Rache M Simmons
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 9:165-8. 2002
    ..Most patients undergoing SSM desire reconstruction of the nipple/areolar complex for symmetry. These data explore the possibility of preserving the areola in selected mastectomy patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Nonsurgical evaluation of pathologic nipple discharge
    Rache Simmons
    Weill Cornell Breast Center, Department of Surgery, New York, New York, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 10:113-6. 2003
    ..Nipple discharge is a common breast complaint. Because most nipple discharge is a result of benign processes, less-invasive, nonsurgical diagnostic modalities have been explored to reduce the need for surgical intervention...
  4. ncbi request reprint Methylene blue dye as an alternative to isosulfan blue dye for sentinel lymph node localization
    Rache Simmons
    Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, the Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 10:242-7. 2003
    ..Our study describes the use of methylene blue dye as an alternative to isosulfan blue dye to identify the sentinel lymph node (SLN)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Skin-sparing mastectomy
    Rache M Simmons
    Department of Surgery, The New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 451 East 61st Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 83:885-99. 2003
    ..In conclusion, numerous studies support the use of SSM on selected patients as an oncologically acceptable procedure with superior cosmetic results when compared with traditional NSSM...
  6. ncbi request reprint Two-year follow-up of areola-sparing mastectomy with immediate reconstruction
    Rache M Simmons
    Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, The Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 425 E 61st St, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Surg 188:403-6. 2004
    ..Subsequently, we performed ASM on selected patients undergoing mastectomy. We report here our results from an ongoing study of ASM at our institution...
  7. ncbi request reprint Areola-sparing mastectomy with immediate breast reconstruction
    Rache M Simmons
    Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, and Weill Cornell Breast Center, 425 East 61st Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 51:547-51. 2003
    ..There was 1 postoperative complication, which consisted of a localized wound infection. Overall the authors found that ASM with immediate reconstruction provides excellent aesthetic results with infrequent complications...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sentinel node positivity rates with and without frozen section for breast cancer
    Nimmi Arora
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 E 68th St, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:256-61. 2008
    ..There has been concern that FS may discard nodal tissue and thus underdiagnose small metastases. This study examines whether evaluation of SLN by FS increases the false-negative rate of SLNB...
  9. doi request reprint Effectiveness of a noninvasive digital infrared thermal imaging system in the detection of breast cancer
    Nimmi Arora
    Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital Cornell, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Surg 196:523-6. 2008
    ..Digital infrared thermal imaging (DITI) has resurfaced in this era of modernized computer technology. Its role in the detection of breast cancer is evaluated...
  10. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the adverse reactions associated with isosulfan blue versus methylene blue dye in sentinel lymph node biopsy for breast cancer
    Sarmela Thevarajah
    Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, 425 E 61st St, 8th Floor New York, NY, USA
    Am J Surg 189:236-9. 2005
    ..Recently, methylene blue dye has been shown to be an efficacious and cost-effective alternative to isosulfan blue. With the increasing popularity of SLNB, the potential complications of isosulfan blue use must be appreciated...
  11. ncbi request reprint Do bone marrow micrometastases correlate with sentinel lymph node metastases in breast cancer patients?
    Susan M Trocciola
    The Breast Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 200:720-5; discussion 725-6. 2005
    ..Bone marrow micrometastases (BMM) have also been shown to predict prognosis. This study examines whether SLNB and BMM are associated...
  12. ncbi request reprint Multiple re-excisions versus mastectomy in patients with persistent residual disease following breast conservation surgery
    Christina Cellini
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Department of Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Surg 189:662-6. 2005
    ..Persistently involved margins following breast conservation surgery (BCS) create a diagnostic dilemma regarding the recommendation of further BCS or mastectomy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Locally recurrent breast cancer after conservation therapy
    Tara L Huston
    Department of Surgery, The Weill Medical College of Cornell University, The New York Presbyterian Hospital, 425 E 61st St, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Surg 189:229-35. 2005
    ..Today, the majority of small invasive and noninvasive breast cancers are treated with breast conservation therapy (BCT). The incidence of local-regional recurrence (LRR) after BCT for stage 0, I, and II patients ranges between 5% and 22%...
  14. ncbi request reprint Ductal carcinoma in situ with microinvasion
    Tara L Adamovich
    Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 42S East 61st St, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Surg 186:112-6. 2003
    ..Controversy exists regarding the appropriate local treatment as well as whether or not examination of the axilla should be performed either by sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB), axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) or not at all...
  15. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative intraductal injection of methylene blue dye to assist in major duct excision
    Neha Sharma
    Department of Surgery, The Weill Medical College of Cornell University, The New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Surg 191:553-4. 2006
    ..Methylene blue-enhanced MDE allows the surgeon to more accurately determine the precise location and volume of tissue that needs to be excised. Lastly, methylene blue is both safe and inexpensive...
  16. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory local recurrence after breast-conservation therapy for noninflammatory breast cancer
    Tara L Huston
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 28:431-2. 2005
    ..The optimal management for inflammatory local recurrence is a multimodality approach combining preoperative chemotherapy and surgery...
  17. ncbi request reprint Ablative therapies for the treatment of malignant diseases of the breast
    Tara L Huston
    Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center, 425 East 61st Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Surg 189:694-701. 2005
    ..Techniques available for breast cancer treatment include radiofrequency ablation, cryoablation, interstitial laser ablation, microwave thermotherapy, and focused ultrasound ablation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Bone marrow micrometastases and adjuvant treatment of breast cancer
    Jeanne J Yu
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Breast J 10:181-5. 2004
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  19. ncbi request reprint Ductal carcinoma in situ in a 27-year-old woman with McCune-Albright syndrome
    Tara L Huston
    Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Breast J 10:440-2. 2004
    ..Both of these hormones function to stimulate breast growth and development. We hypothesize they are responsible for this patient's DCIS and Paget's disease of the nipple so early in life...
  20. ncbi request reprint Ablative techniques in the treatment of benign and malignant breast disease
    Rache M Simmons
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 197:334-8. 2003
  21. ncbi request reprint Male ductal carcinoma in situ presenting as bloody nipple discharge: a case report and literature review
    Rache M Simmons
    Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, The Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 428 East 72nd Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Breast J 8:112-4. 2002
    ..This case is presented to emphasize the importance of recognizing bloody nipple discharge as a clinical sign of male ductal carcinoma in situ and an opportunity for early diagnosis...