Shawna C Willey
Affiliation: Georgetown University
- Screening and follow-up of the patient at high risk for breast cancerShawna C Willey
Division of Surgical Oncology, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA
Obstet Gynecol 110:1404-16. 2007..A high-risk surveillance regimen includes annual mammography, annual magnetic resonance imaging in selected individuals, and semiannual clinical breast exams...
- Mutagen sensitivity, tobacco smoking and breast cancer risk: a case-control studyOurania Kosti
Department of Oncology, Carcinogenesis, Biomarkers and Epidemiology Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20057, USA
Carcinogenesis 31:654-9. 2010..Our observation that the effect of tobacco smoking on breast cancer risk may differ based on mutagen sensitivity status warrants further investigation...
- Nipple-sparing mastectomy for prophylactic and therapeutic indicationsScott L Spear
Department of Plastic Surgery, the Division of Breast Surgery, and the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
Plast Reconstr Surg 128:1005-14. 2011..Nipple-sparing mastectomy remains controversial and its adoption has been slow because of oncologic and surgical concerns...
- Breast cancer screening: clinical, radiologic, and biochemicalElizabeth D Feldman
Division of Surgical Oncology, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Clin Obstet Gynecol 55:662-70. 2012..In addition, the development of biochemical assays, which employ minimally invasive sampling are also promising...
- Quality of life after contralateral prophylactic mastectomy in newly diagnosed high-risk breast cancer patients who underwent BRCA1/2 gene testingKenneth P Tercyak
Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007 2401, USA
J Clin Oncol 25:285-91. 2007..In this study, we compared the impact of BRCA1/2 genetic test result and CPM on these outcomes among newly diagnosed breast cancer patients who opted for CPM at the time of their definitive surgical treatment versus patients who did not...
- Nipple-sparing mastectomyScott L Spear
Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
Plast Reconstr Surg 123:1665-73. 2009..Over the past several years, it has become more widely accepted, especially in the setting of prophylactic mastectomy, but its role in the treatment of breast cancer has only recently been reexamined...
- A peer-led decision support intervention improves decision outcomes in black women with breast cancerVanessa B Sheppard
Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, 20007, USA
J Cancer Educ 28:262-9. 2013..000). This is the first outcome report of an intervention to facilitate PCC in Black breast cancer patients. Testing this intervention using RCTs or similar designs will be important next steps...
- Narrowing racial gaps in breast cancer chemotherapy initiation: the role of the patient-provider relationshipVanessa B Sheppard
Breast Cancer Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and Department of Oncology, Georgetown University, 3300 Whitehaven St NW, Suite 4100, Washington, DC 20007, USA
Breast Cancer Res Treat 139:207-16. 2013..8.3 %; p = 0.024), but this was not significant after considering religiosity. The patient-physician dyad and sociocultural factors may represent leverage points to improve chemotherapy patterns in black women...
- Bilateral plasmacytoma of the breast: a case reportRachel F Brem
Department of Radiology, Breast Imaging and Intervention Center, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Breast J 8:393-5. 2002..We report a case of bilateral plasmacytoma of the breast detected on a routine screening mammogram in a patient with a recent diagnosis of multiple myeloma...
- The frequency of ipsilateral second tumors after breast-conserving surgery for DCIS: a population based analysisJoan L Warren
Health Services and Economics Branch Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
Cancer 104:1840-8. 2005..This analysis of women treated with breast-conserving surgery (BCS) evaluated the impact of radiation therapy (RT) in patient outcomes...