M Morrow

Summary

Affiliation: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The end of the beginning: society of surgical oncology 2013 presidential address
    Monica Morrow
    Breast Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:1417-25. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Personalizing extent of breast cancer surgery according to molecular subtypes
    Monica Morrow
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 300 East 66th Street, New York, NY 10065, USA Electronic address
    Breast 22:S106-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint A prospective study of variability in mammographic density during the menstrual cycle
    Monica Morrow
    Breast Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 121:565-74. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Breast conservation and negative margins: how much is enough?
    M Morrow
    Breast Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Breast 18:S84-6. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Surgeon recommendations and receipt of mastectomy for treatment of breast cancer
    Monica Morrow
    Breast Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10065, USA
    JAMA 302:1551-6. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging for screening, diagnosis, and eligibility for breast-conserving surgery: promises and pitfalls
    Monica Morrow
    Breast Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Evelyn H Lauder Breast Center, 300 East 66th Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 19:475-92. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Trends in the surgical treatment of breast cancer
    Monica Morrow
    Breast Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Breast J 16:S17-9. 2010
  8. doi request reprint MRI for breast cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment
    Monica Morrow
    Breast Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Lancet 378:1804-11. 2011
  9. pmc Sentinel node skills verification and surgeon performance: data from a multicenter clinical trial for early-stage breast cancer
    Katherine E Posther
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Ann Surg 242:593-9; discussion 599-602. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Number of lymph nodes removed in sentinel lymph node-negative breast cancer patients is significantly related to patient age and tumor size: a new source of bias in morbidity assessment?
    Elisa Rush Port
    Breast Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Evelyn H Lauder Breast Center, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Cancer 116:1987-91. 2010

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Publications46

  1. doi request reprint The end of the beginning: society of surgical oncology 2013 presidential address
    Monica Morrow
    Breast Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:1417-25. 2014
    ..This article summarizes the infrastructure changes that have occurred to facilitate the transition, the SSO goals, selected results from the 2012 Membership Survey, and future directions for the SSO. ..
  2. doi request reprint Personalizing extent of breast cancer surgery according to molecular subtypes
    Monica Morrow
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 300 East 66th Street, New York, NY 10065, USA Electronic address
    Breast 22:S106-9. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint A prospective study of variability in mammographic density during the menstrual cycle
    Monica Morrow
    Breast Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 121:565-74. 2010
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Breast conservation and negative margins: how much is enough?
    M Morrow
    Breast Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Breast 18:S84-6. 2009
    ..The need for margins larger than tumor not touching ink (invasive cancer) and 2mm (DCIS) should be considered in the context of the multiple other factors known to impact upon LR...
  5. doi request reprint Surgeon recommendations and receipt of mastectomy for treatment of breast cancer
    Monica Morrow
    Breast Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10065, USA
    JAMA 302:1551-6. 2009
    ..There is concern that mastectomy is overused in the United States...
  6. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging for screening, diagnosis, and eligibility for breast-conserving surgery: promises and pitfalls
    Monica Morrow
    Breast Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Evelyn H Lauder Breast Center, 300 East 66th Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 19:475-92. 2010
    ..This goal can only be accomplished through a multidisciplinary approach that examines the applications of newer diagnostic modalities such as MRI...
  7. doi request reprint Trends in the surgical treatment of breast cancer
    Monica Morrow
    Breast Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Breast J 16:S17-9. 2010
    ..Further progress in the individualization of local therapy requires a move beyond the fixation on disease burden and the recognition that extent of local therapy should be tailored to tumor biology...
  8. doi request reprint MRI for breast cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment
    Monica Morrow
    Breast Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Lancet 378:1804-11. 2011
    ..MRI is better than other methods of assessing the response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy, and is helpful in identifying the primary tumour in patients who present with axillary adenopathy...
  9. pmc Sentinel node skills verification and surgeon performance: data from a multicenter clinical trial for early-stage breast cancer
    Katherine E Posther
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Ann Surg 242:593-9; discussion 599-602. 2005
    ..Based on previous reports and expert opinion, we predicted that 20 to 30 cases of SLND with axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) would enable surgeons to identify sentinel lymph nodes (SLN)...
  10. doi request reprint Number of lymph nodes removed in sentinel lymph node-negative breast cancer patients is significantly related to patient age and tumor size: a new source of bias in morbidity assessment?
    Elisa Rush Port
    Breast Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Evelyn H Lauder Breast Center, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Cancer 116:1987-91. 2010
    ..They hypothesized that this variation is an unrecognized source of bias for studies examining the morbidity of SLN biopsy...
  11. pmc What is an adequate margin for breast-conserving surgery? Surgeon attitudes and correlates
    Michelle Azu
    Breast Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:558-63. 2010
    ..A population-based surgeon sample was used to determine current attitudes toward margin width and identify characteristics associated with margin choice...
  12. doi request reprint Surgical management of the axilla: do intramammary nodes matter?
    Matthew S Pugliese
    Breast Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Surg 198:532-7. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the appropriate surgical management of the axilla in intramammary node-positive patients undergoing sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy...
  13. doi request reprint Predictors of completion axillary lymph node dissection in patients with positive sentinel lymph nodes
    Amer K Karam
    Department of Surgery, Breast Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:1952-8. 2009
    ..We sought to determine the sociodemographic, pathologic, and therapeutic variables that were associated with CALND...
  14. doi request reprint Predictors of completion axillary lymph node dissection in patients with immunohistochemical metastases to the sentinel lymph node in breast cancer
    Matthew S Pugliese
    Breast Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:1063-8. 2010
    ..The goal of this study was to examine factors associated with ALND in IHC-only patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint ASCO/SSO review of current role of risk-reducing surgery in common hereditary cancer syndromes
    Jose G Guillem
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:4642-60. 2006
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  16. ncbi request reprint ASCO/SSO review of current role of risk-reducing surgery in common hereditary cancer syndromes
    Jose G Guillem
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, Room C 1077, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:1296-321. 2006
    ..Clinical interventions have been formulated for mutation carriers within affected families. The primary interventions for mutation carriers of highly penetrant syndromes are surgical...
  17. doi request reprint The clinical impact and outcomes of immunohistochemistry-only metastasis in breast cancer
    Matthew Pugliese
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Am J Surg 200:368-73. 2010
    ..Modern surgical and pathological techniques can detect small-volume axillary metastases in breast cancer with unknown clinical significance...
  18. ncbi request reprint Is axillary dissection necessary after positive sentinel node biopsy? Yes!
    M Morrow
    Lynn Sage Breast Center, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 8:74S-76S. 2001
    ..Until definitive data from the American College of Surgeons Z11 study is available, completion dissection should remain standard practice...
  19. ncbi request reprint Factors that influence surgical choices in women with breast carcinoma
    Valerie L Staradub
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Cancer 95:1185-90. 2002
    ..The authors studied demographic factors to identify the variables that differed significantly among women making different surgical choices...
  20. ncbi request reprint Understanding the impact of breast reconstruction on the surgical decision-making process for breast cancer
    Amy K Alderman
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0340, USA
    Cancer 112:489-94. 2008
    ..Reconstruction is rarely incorporated into the decision-making process for surgical breast cancer treatment. We examined the importance of knowing about reconstruction to patients' surgical decision-making for breast cancer...
  21. doi request reprint Presenting features of breast cancer differ by molecular subtype
    Lisa Wiechmann
    Breast Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:2705-10. 2009
    ..Gene expression profiling of breast cancers identifies distinct molecular subtypes that affect prognosis. Our goal was to determine whether presenting features of tumors differ among molecular subtypes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Current comprehensive assessment and management of women at increased risk for breast cancer
    Alan B Hollingsworth
    Department of Surgery, Mercy Health Center, Mercy Women s Center, 4300 McAuley Blvd, Oklahoma City, OK 73120, USA
    Am J Surg 187:349-62. 2004
    ....
  23. pmc Breast cancer
    Monica Morrow
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    BMJ 324:410-4. 2002
  24. doi request reprint A clinical oncologic perspective on breast magnetic resonance imaging
    Sara Bloom
    Breast Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Evelyn H Lauder Breast Center, 300 East 66th Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 18:277-94, ix. 2010
    ..In problem areas, such as evaluation of response to neoadjuvant therapy and detection of cancer presenting as axillary adenopathy, MR imaging provides information that is useful for clinical management...
  25. ncbi request reprint Changes in breast cancer therapy because of pathology second opinions
    Valerie L Staradub
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 9:982-7. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine how often the pathologic second opinion (1) altered the diagnosis and (2) resulted in a change in the surgical procedure...
  26. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and management of the woman with an abnormal ductal lavage
    Monica Morrow
    Lynn Sage Breast Program, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 194:648-56. 2002
  27. ncbi request reprint Correlates of referral practices of general surgeons to plastic surgeons for mastectomy reconstruction
    Amy K Alderman
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0340, USA
    Cancer 109:1715-20. 2007
    ..In this study, the authors used data from a large physician survey to examine factors associated with general surgeons' propensity to refer breast cancer patients to plastic surgeons prior to mastectomy...
  28. ncbi request reprint Ductal lavage findings in women with known breast cancer undergoing mastectomy
    Seema A Khan
    Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago IL, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1510-7. 2004
    ..To assess the utility of ductal lavage as a cancer diagnostic test, we investigated the association between ductal lavage cytologic findings and histologic findings in women with known breast cancer undergoing mastectomy...
  29. ncbi request reprint Tamoxifen use in patients with ductal carcinoma in situ and T1a/b N0 invasive carcinoma
    Faina Nakhlis
    Department of Surgery, Lynn Sage Breast Program, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 201:688-94. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine how often patients with ductal carcinoma in situ and T1a/b N0 cancer are offered and accept tamoxifen for secondary chemoprevention...
  30. ncbi request reprint Does aggressive local therapy improve survival in metastatic breast cancer?
    Seema A Khan
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, and the American College of Surgeons, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    Surgery 132:620-6; discussion 626-7. 2002
    ..Women with metastatic breast cancer and an intact primary tumor are currently treated with systemic therapy. Local therapy of the primary tumor is considered irrelevant to the outcome, and is recommended only for palliation of symptoms...
  31. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the use of breast reconstruction postmastectomy: a National Cancer Database study
    M Morrow
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 192:1-8. 2001
    ..Predictors of the use of reconstruction do not reflect contraindications to the procedure, and indicate the need for both physician and patient education...
  32. pmc Racial and ethnic disparities in the use of postmastectomy breast reconstruction: results from a population- based study
    Amy K Alderman
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:5325-30. 2009
    ..There is concern that minority women have limited access to breast reconstruction. We described patterns of use, experiences with clinicians, and patients' satisfaction with treatment decisions for women of different race/ethnicities...
  33. ncbi request reprint The effect of ipsilateral whole breast ultrasonography on the surgical management of breast carcinoma
    Mehra Golshan
    Department of Surgery, Lynn Sage Breast Center, Northwestern University, 251 East Huron St, Galter 13 174, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Surg 186:391-6. 2003
    ..Whole breast ultrasonography has been shown to identify lesions not seen on mammography. This study sought to determine how often whole breast ultrasonography changes the surgical management of breast cancer...
  34. ncbi request reprint Available models for breast cancer risk assessment: how accurate are they?
    Julia Tchou
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, and the Lynn Sage Breast Program, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 197:1029-35. 2003
  35. doi request reprint Patients with a history of epithelial ovarian cancer presenting with a breast and/or axillary mass
    Amer K Karam
    Breast Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, MRI Suite 10 26, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 112:490-5. 2009
    ..We sought to review our experience with patients with a history of EOC presenting with a breast and/or axillary mass to determine if clinical features differed between these entities...
  36. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing outcomes for breast conservation therapy of mammographically detected malignancies
    Valerie L Staradub
    Lynn Sage Breast Center, Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Northwestern University Medical School, 201 E Huron Street, Galter 10 105, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 196:518-24. 2003
    ..To evaluate the importance of surgeon caseload, lesion type, and biopsy type on outcomes in breast conservation therapy (BCT)...
  37. pmc A comparison of ductoscopy-guided and conventional surgical excision in women with spontaneous nipple discharge
    Robyn M Moncrief
    Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine and Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Ann Surg 241:575-81. 2005
    ..Ductoscopy has been reported to result in improved localization of intraductal lesions and may avoid surgery in women with endoscopically normal ducts...
  38. doi request reprint Incidental breast lesions identified by 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography
    Alice Chung
    Breast Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:2119-25. 2010
    ..We describe our experience with breast incidentalomas in a large series of PET scans performed for patients without a known history of breast cancer...
  39. ncbi request reprint A predictive model for the development of hormone-responsive breast cancer
    Seema Rao Gorla
    Department of Surgery, The Lynn Sage Breast Program, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 12:48-56. 2005
    ..Available models predict the risk of breast cancer without addressing hormone receptor status. The purpose of this study was to identify risk factors predictive of the development of hormone-sensitive cancers...
  40. doi request reprint Stage IV breast cancer in the era of targeted therapy: does surgery of the primary tumor matter?
    Heather B Neuman
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Cancer 116:1226-33. 2010
    ..The objective of the current study was to identify subsets of patients who may benefit from primary tumor treatment and assess the frequency of local disease progression...
  41. ncbi request reprint Prediction of breast cancer size by ultrasound, mammography and core biopsy
    M Golshan
    Department of Surgery, Lynn Sage Breast Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Breast 13:265-71. 2004
    ..The combination of the three modalities understaged 25% of the tumors > 1cm in size, and overstaged 10% of those < 1cm. The inability to accurately determine tumor size has important implications for the use of non-surgical ablation...
  42. pmc The evolution of the locoregional therapy of breast cancer
    Alice Ho
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Oncologist 16:1367-79. 2011
    ..The combination of the smaller cancers detected with screening and the routine use of multimodality therapy has resulted in a decrease in the morbidity of local therapy and improved cancer treatment outcomes...
  43. ncbi request reprint alphaB-crystallin is a novel predictor of resistance to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in breast cancer
    Olga Ivanov
    Department of Surgery, Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 111:411-7. 2008
    ..We examined whether alphaB-crystallin expression in breast cancer was associated with a poor response to neoadjuvant (preoperative) chemotherapy...
  44. doi request reprint Randomized clinical trials in breast cancer
    Aimee M Crago
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 19:33-58. 2010
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Ductal carcinoma in situ
    Faina Nakhlis
    Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University, 676 North St Clair Street, Galter 13 174, Chicago, IL 61611, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 83:821-39. 2003
    ....
  46. doi request reprint A prospective evaluation of the durability of palliative interventions for patients with metastatic breast cancer
    Mary Morrogh
    Breast Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center New York, New York 10065, USA
    Cancer 116:3338-47. 2010
    ..In this article, the authors report the frequency and durability of palliative procedures performed in the setting of MBC...