Richard J Bleicher

Summary

Affiliation: Fox Chase Cancer Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Ductal carcinoma in situ
    Richard J Bleicher
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Avenue, Room C 308, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 93:393-410. 2013
  2. pmc Preoperative delays in the US Medicare population with breast cancer
    Richard J Bleicher
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:4485-92. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Inflammatory cutaneous adverse effects of methylene blue dye injection for lymphatic mapping/sentinel lymphadenectomy
    Richard J Bleicher
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
    J Surg Oncol 99:356-60. 2009
  4. pmc A prospective feasibility trial to determine the significance of the sentinel node gradient in breast cancer: a predictor of nodal metastasis location
    Richard J Bleicher
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19111, USA
    Cancer 113:3100-7. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Beauty and the beast: management of breast cancer after plastic surgery
    Richard J Bleicher
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19111, USA
    Ann Surg 247:680-6. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint MRI and breast cancer: role in detection, diagnosis, and staging
    Richard J Bleicher
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19111, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 21:1521-8, 1530; discussion 1530, 1532-3. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The influence of age on the breast surgery decision-making process
    Richard J Bleicher
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:854-62. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Advanced imaging modalities in early stage breast cancer: preoperative use in the United States Medicare population
    Margaret L Crivello
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:102-10. 2013
  9. pmc Five-year local control in a phase II study of hypofractionated intensity modulated radiation therapy with an incorporated boost for early stage breast cancer
    Gary M Freedman
    Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 84:888-93. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Five-year results of whole breast intensity modulated radiation therapy for the treatment of early stage breast cancer: the Fox Chase Cancer Center experience
    Lanea M M Keller
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 84:881-7. 2012

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Publications22

  1. doi request reprint Ductal carcinoma in situ
    Richard J Bleicher
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Avenue, Room C 308, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 93:393-410. 2013
    ..Tamoxifen has also shown a significant recurrence benefit and has become standard in the treatment of receptor-positive disease. Investigation of other agents, such as anastrazole and trastuzumab, are ongoing...
  2. pmc Preoperative delays in the US Medicare population with breast cancer
    Richard J Bleicher
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:4485-92. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Inflammatory cutaneous adverse effects of methylene blue dye injection for lymphatic mapping/sentinel lymphadenectomy
    Richard J Bleicher
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
    J Surg Oncol 99:356-60. 2009
    ..It has been noted to cause skin necrosis, but its more mild adverse effects from intraparenchymal breast injections are not well characterized...
  4. pmc A prospective feasibility trial to determine the significance of the sentinel node gradient in breast cancer: a predictor of nodal metastasis location
    Richard J Bleicher
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19111, USA
    Cancer 113:3100-7. 2008
    ..If predictive of SN metastasis location, their use for focused pathology examination might improve intraoperative imprint cytology sensitivity...
  5. doi request reprint Beauty and the beast: management of breast cancer after plastic surgery
    Richard J Bleicher
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19111, USA
    Ann Surg 247:680-6. 2008
    ..Because breast cancer is the most frequently occurring malignancy in women, a personal history of cosmetic surgery in those undergoing treatment for breast cancer is becoming more common...
  6. ncbi request reprint MRI and breast cancer: role in detection, diagnosis, and staging
    Richard J Bleicher
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19111, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 21:1521-8, 1530; discussion 1530, 1532-3. 2007
    ..This article reviews the use of MRI in these settings, with an emphasis on the clinical outcomes that have been observed to date...
  7. ncbi request reprint The influence of age on the breast surgery decision-making process
    Richard J Bleicher
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:854-62. 2008
    ..The influence of age on the decision-making process and treatment choice is poorly described...
  8. doi request reprint Advanced imaging modalities in early stage breast cancer: preoperative use in the United States Medicare population
    Margaret L Crivello
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:102-10. 2013
    ..Guidelines for breast cancer staging exist, but adherence remains unknown. This study evaluates patterns of imaging in early stage breast cancer usually reserved for advanced disease...
  9. pmc Five-year local control in a phase II study of hypofractionated intensity modulated radiation therapy with an incorporated boost for early stage breast cancer
    Gary M Freedman
    Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 84:888-93. 2012
    ..We report the 5-year results of a phase II study of intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), hypofractionation, and incorporated boost that shortened treatment time to 4 weeks...
  10. doi request reprint Five-year results of whole breast intensity modulated radiation therapy for the treatment of early stage breast cancer: the Fox Chase Cancer Center experience
    Lanea M M Keller
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 84:881-7. 2012
    ..To report the 5-year outcomes using whole-breast intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) for the treatment of early-stage-breast cancer at the Fox Chase Cancer Center...
  11. pmc Impact of the radiation boost on outcomes after breast-conserving surgery and radiation
    Colin Murphy
    Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 81:69-76. 2011
    ..We examined the impact of radiation tumor bed boost parameters in early-stage breast cancer on local control and cosmetic outcomes...
  12. doi request reprint Lymphatic space invasion is not an independent predictor of outcomes in early stage breast cancer treated by breast-conserving surgery and radiation
    Gary M Freedman
    Radiation Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Breast J 18:415-9. 2012
    ....
  13. pmc Association of routine pretreatment magnetic resonance imaging with time to surgery, mastectomy rate, and margin status
    Richard J Bleicher
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Ave, Philadelphia, PA19111, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 209:180-7; quiz 294-5. 2009
    ..This study characterizes those receiving MRI versus those who did not, and reports on their short-term surgical outcomes, including time to operation, margin status, and mastectomy rate...
  14. pmc Young age is not associated with increased local recurrence for DCIS treated by breast-conserving surgery and radiation
    Aruna Turaka
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19111, USA
    J Surg Oncol 100:25-31. 2009
    ..We report local recurrence (LR) after breast-conserving surgery and radiation (BCS + RT) for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) to determine outcomes for patients aged <or=40 years compared with older women...
  15. doi request reprint Patterns of nodal staging during breast conservation surgery in the medicare patient: will the ACOSOG Z0011 trial change the pattern of care?
    Catherine E Loveland-Jones
    Department of Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 143:571-7. 2014
    ..Future changes in the use of AD or axillary irradiation may yet modify that impact substantially. ..
  16. pmc The effect of simultaneous peripheral excision in breast conservation upon margin status
    Roshani R Patel
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:2933-9. 2010
    ..There is little data directly comparing these methods for their effect on margin status...
  17. doi request reprint Estrogen receptor-negative invasive breast cancer: imaging features of tumors with and without human epidermal growth factor receptor type 2 overexpression
    Yingbing Wang
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5494, USA
    Radiology 246:367-75. 2008
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  18. ncbi request reprint Lymphatic mapping and sentinel lymphadenectomy for primary and metastatic pulmonary malignant neoplasms
    Mark B Faries
    Roy E Coats Research Laboratories, John Wayne Cancer Institute, Saint John s Health Center, Santa Monica, CA 90404, USA
    Arch Surg 139:870-6; discussion 876-7. 2004
    ..Intraoperative lymphatic mapping and sentinel lymphadenectomy allows focused pathologic evaluation of a few lymph nodes that accurately stage the entire basin...
  19. ncbi request reprint Skin-sparing mastectomy. specialty bias and worldwide lack of consensus
    Richard J Bleicher
    John Wayne Cancer Institute, Saint John s Hospital and Health Center, Santa Monica, California 90404, USA
    Cancer 98:2316-21. 2003
    ..Skin-sparing mastectomy (SSM) is a variation of modified radical mastectomy (MRM) optimized for reconstruction. The authors attempted to determine SSM attitudes and biases within different specialties and countries throughout the world...
  20. ncbi request reprint The selective use of sentinel node biopsy in ductal carcinoma in situ
    Richard J Bleicher
    John Wayne Cancer Institute, Santa Monica, CA 90404, USA
    Arch Surg 138:489. 2003
  21. ncbi request reprint Role of sentinel lymphadenectomy in thin invasive cutaneous melanomas
    Richard J Bleicher
    John Wayne Cancer Institute at Saint John s Health Center, Santa Monica, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:1326-31. 2003
    ..Lymphatic mapping and sentinel lymphadenectomy (LM/SL) is standard to stage regional nodes because it is accurate and minimally morbid, yet its role for thin (<or= 1.5 mm) primary melanomas is unknown...
  22. ncbi request reprint Sentinel lymphadenectomy: a new alternative for managing early breast cancer
    Arie Bitterman
    Department of Surgery A, Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:803-9. 2002