Susan A Higgins

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Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Patterns of reduced nipple aspirate fluid production and ductal lavage cellularity in women at high risk for breast cancer
    Susan A Higgins
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 7:R1017-22. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Preoperative chemotherapy decreases the need for re-excision of breast cancers between 2 and 4 cm diameter
    Carla J Christy
    Department of Surgery, Yale Cancer Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:697-702. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of breast-conserving therapy on lactation after pregnancy
    Meena S Moran
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8040, USA
    Cancer J 11:399-403. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Breast conservation therapy for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS): does presentation of disease affect long-term outcomes?
    Harrison X Bai
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, PO Box 208040, New Haven, CT, 06520 8040, USA
    Int J Clin Oncol 19:460-6. 2014
  5. doi request reprint A prospective, multicenter study of complementary/alternative medicine (CAM) utilization during definitive radiation for breast cancer
    Meena S Moran
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8040, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 85:40-6. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Brain metastases in epithelial ovarian and primary peritoneal carcinoma
    Elena S Ratner
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and the Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8063, USA
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 19:856-9. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Alteration of the effects of cancer therapy agents on breast cancer cells by the herbal medicine black cohosh
    Sara Rockwell
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale Cancer Center, Yale University School of Medicine, P O Box 208040, New Haven, CT 06280 8040, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 90:233-9. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Breast sentinel lymph node dissection before preoperative chemotherapy
    Baiba J Grube
    Departmentof Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Arch Surg 143:692-9; discussion 699-700. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Radiation therapy and expander-implant breast reconstruction: an analysis of timing and comparison of complications
    Rachel Lentz
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519 8062, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 71:269-73. 2013
  10. pmc Using nodal ratios to predict risk of regional recurrences in patients treated with breast conservation therapy with 4 or more positive lymph nodes
    William Castrucci
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, P O Box 208040, New Haven, CT 06520 8040, USA
    ISRN Surg 2011:874814. 2011

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc Patterns of reduced nipple aspirate fluid production and ductal lavage cellularity in women at high risk for breast cancer
    Susan A Higgins
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 7:R1017-22. 2005
    ..However, we observed a significantly lower proportion of fluid-yielding subjects in a similar series of high-risk women. The purpose of the present study was to identify variables associated with this reduction...
  2. doi request reprint Preoperative chemotherapy decreases the need for re-excision of breast cancers between 2 and 4 cm diameter
    Carla J Christy
    Department of Surgery, Yale Cancer Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:697-702. 2009
    ..The goal of this study is to assess the effect of preoperative chemotherapy on breast cancers between 2 and 4 cm diameter...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of breast-conserving therapy on lactation after pregnancy
    Meena S Moran
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8040, USA
    Cancer J 11:399-403. 2005
    ..Our objective was to evaluate lactation outcomes in patients with early-stage breast cancer treated with breast-conserving therapy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Breast conservation therapy for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS): does presentation of disease affect long-term outcomes?
    Harrison X Bai
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, PO Box 208040, New Haven, CT, 06520 8040, USA
    Int J Clin Oncol 19:460-6. 2014
    ..For DCIS patients eligible for breast conservation treatment (BCT), it remains unclear whether presenting with physical signs/symptoms (Phys) confers a worse long-term prognosis compared to mammographically detected DCIS (Mam)...
  5. doi request reprint A prospective, multicenter study of complementary/alternative medicine (CAM) utilization during definitive radiation for breast cancer
    Meena S Moran
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8040, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 85:40-6. 2013
    ..This prospective, multi-institutional study was conducted to define CAM utilization in breast cancer during definitive radiation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Brain metastases in epithelial ovarian and primary peritoneal carcinoma
    Elena S Ratner
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and the Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8063, USA
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 19:856-9. 2009
    ..Our objective was to report our experience with managing brain metastatic disease (BMD) in patients with EOC and PPC...
  7. ncbi request reprint Alteration of the effects of cancer therapy agents on breast cancer cells by the herbal medicine black cohosh
    Sara Rockwell
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale Cancer Center, Yale University School of Medicine, P O Box 208040, New Haven, CT 06280 8040, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 90:233-9. 2005
    ..These data sound a warning that the herbal medicines being used by patients undergoing cancer therapy can have effects on cancer cells that alter their response to the agents commonly used to treat breast cancer...
  8. doi request reprint Breast sentinel lymph node dissection before preoperative chemotherapy
    Baiba J Grube
    Departmentof Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Arch Surg 143:692-9; discussion 699-700. 2008
    ..Timing of sentinel lymph node dissection (SLND), before or after preoperative chemotherapy (PC), for breast cancer is controversial...
  9. doi request reprint Radiation therapy and expander-implant breast reconstruction: an analysis of timing and comparison of complications
    Rachel Lentz
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519 8062, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 71:269-73. 2013
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  10. pmc Using nodal ratios to predict risk of regional recurrences in patients treated with breast conservation therapy with 4 or more positive lymph nodes
    William Castrucci
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, P O Box 208040, New Haven, CT 06520 8040, USA
    ISRN Surg 2011:874814. 2011
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  11. doi request reprint Analysis of coronary artery dosimetry in the 3-dimensional era: Implications for organ-at-risk segmentation and dose tolerances in left-sided tangential breast radiation
    Suzanne B Evans
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut Electronic address
    Pract Radiat Oncol 3:e55-60. 2013
    ..To evaluate the dose to the left anterior descending artery in patients receiving left-sided tangential breast radiation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Metastatic myoepithelial carcinoma of the vulva treated with carboplatin and paclitaxel
    Vanita Noronha
    Section of Medical Oncology, Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center, 333 Cedar Street, PO Box 208032, New Haven, CT 06520 8032, USA
    Lancet Oncol 7:270-1. 2006
  13. ncbi request reprint Management of suspicious or indeterminate calcifications and impact on local control
    Brian E Lally
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Cancer 103:2236-40. 2005
    ..The current study was undertaken to determine the potential advantage associated with complete removal of suspicious or indeterminate calcifications (SIC) before the initiation of irradiation as part of breast conservation therapy (BCT)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Locoregional relapse and distant metastasis in conservatively managed triple negative early-stage breast cancer
    Bruce G Haffty
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 2681, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:5652-7. 2006
    ..To determine the prognostic significance of triple negative breast cancers with respect to locoregional relapse and distant metastasis in conservatively managed breast cancer patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Concurrent chemo-radiation in the conservative management of breast cancer
    Bruce G Haffty
    Department of Radiation Oncology UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 66:1306-12. 2006
    ..We report here the results of a retrospective analysis of all patients treated with CTX and RT, with specific focus on outcome as a function of sequencing of CTX with RT...
  16. ncbi request reprint Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the cervix
    Shlomo A Koyfman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, CT 06610, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 99:477-80. 2005
    ..Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the cervix is a rare and aggressive neoplasm for which there are no standardized treatment protocols...
  17. ncbi request reprint Outcomes in young women with breast cancer of triple-negative phenotype: the prognostic significance of CK19 expression
    Rahul R Parikh
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 70:35-42. 2008
    ..In this study, we evaluated the luminal cytokeratin marker CK-19 in young women with breast cancer treated with conservative surgery and radiation therapy (CS+RT)...