Katharine Yao

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Molecular subtyping improves diagnostic stratification of patients with primary breast cancer into prognostically defined risk groups
    Katharine Yao
    NorthShore University Healthsystem, 2650 Ridge Ave Suite 1155, Evanston, IL, 60201, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 154:81-8. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Impact of the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group Z0011 Randomized Trial on the Number of Axillary Nodes Removed for Patients with Early-Stage Breast Cancer
    Katharine Yao
    Department of Surgery, Evanston Hospital, Evanston, Il Department of Surgery, NorthShore University Healthsystem, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL Electronic address
    J Am Coll Surg 221:71-81. 2015
  3. pmc Nipple-sparing mastectomy in BRCA1/2 mutation carriers: an interim analysis and review of the literature
    Katharine Yao
    Department of Surgery, Evanston Hospital, NorthShore University Healthsystem, Evanston, IL, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 22:370-6. 2015
  4. doi request reprint Utilization of accelerated partial breast irradiation for ductal carcinoma in situ, 2003-2011: report from the national cancer database
    Katharine Yao
    Department of Surgery, NorthShore University Health System, Evanston, IL, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:3457-65. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy and survival: report from the National Cancer Data Base, 1998-2002
    Katharine Yao
    Department of Surgery, NorthShore University Healthsystem, 2650 Ridge Ave, Evanston, IL, 60201, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 142:465-76. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Notch-1 and notch-4 receptors as prognostic markers in breast cancer
    Katharine Yao
    NorthShore University Health System, Evanston, IL, USA
    Int J Surg Pathol 19:607-13. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Trends in contralateral prophylactic mastectomy for unilateral cancer: a report from the National Cancer Data Base, 1998-2007
    Katharine Yao
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, NorthShore University Health System, Evanston Hospital, Evanston, IL, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:2554-62. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Multidisciplinary treatment of primary melanoma
    Katharine Yao
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, NorthShore University Healthsystem, Evanston Hospital Walgreen Bldg Suite 2507, 2650 Ridge Ave, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 89:267-81, xi. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Axillary surgery among estrogen receptor positive women 70 years of age or older with clinical stage I breast cancer, 2004-2010: a report from the National Cancer Data Base
    Catherine Pesce
    Department of Surgery, NorthShore University Health System, Evanston, IL, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:3259-65. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Operative risks associated with contralateral prophylactic mastectomy: a single institution experience
    Megan E Miller
    Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:4113-20. 2013

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  1. doi request reprint Molecular subtyping improves diagnostic stratification of patients with primary breast cancer into prognostically defined risk groups
    Katharine Yao
    NorthShore University Healthsystem, 2650 Ridge Ave Suite 1155, Evanston, IL, 60201, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 154:81-8. 2015
    ..The BluePrint molecular stratification assay identifies patients with significantly different outcomes compared with standard clinical molecular stratification. ..
  2. doi request reprint Impact of the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group Z0011 Randomized Trial on the Number of Axillary Nodes Removed for Patients with Early-Stage Breast Cancer
    Katharine Yao
    Department of Surgery, Evanston Hospital, Evanston, Il Department of Surgery, NorthShore University Healthsystem, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL Electronic address
    J Am Coll Surg 221:71-81. 2015
    ..The Z0011 trial showed similar outcomes between sentinel node biopsy (SNB) alone and axillary node dissection (ALND) for early-stage breast cancer, but few studies have examined Z0011's impact on practice patterns...
  3. pmc Nipple-sparing mastectomy in BRCA1/2 mutation carriers: an interim analysis and review of the literature
    Katharine Yao
    Department of Surgery, Evanston Hospital, NorthShore University Healthsystem, Evanston, IL, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 22:370-6. 2015
    ..The objective of our study was to examine incidental cancers, operative complications, and locoregional recurrences in BRCA1/2 mutation carriers who underwent NSM for both risk reduction and cancer treatment...
  4. doi request reprint Utilization of accelerated partial breast irradiation for ductal carcinoma in situ, 2003-2011: report from the national cancer database
    Katharine Yao
    Department of Surgery, NorthShore University Health System, Evanston, IL, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:3457-65. 2014
    ..Data on recent trends and correlates of utilization for accelerated partial breast irradiation using brachytherapy (APBI-b) for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) are lacking...
  5. doi request reprint Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy and survival: report from the National Cancer Data Base, 1998-2002
    Katharine Yao
    Department of Surgery, NorthShore University Healthsystem, 2650 Ridge Ave, Evanston, IL, 60201, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 142:465-76. 2013
    ..3 %. Utilization of hormonal therapy or chemotherapy had no effect on the HR. After adjusting for confounding, the overall survival benefit for CPM is minimal at best...
  6. doi request reprint Notch-1 and notch-4 receptors as prognostic markers in breast cancer
    Katharine Yao
    NorthShore University Health System, Evanston, IL, USA
    Int J Surg Pathol 19:607-13. 2011
    ..Studies looking at immunohistochemical (IHC) staining of Notch receptors in breast cancer and correlation with known prognostic factors are sparse...
  7. doi request reprint Trends in contralateral prophylactic mastectomy for unilateral cancer: a report from the National Cancer Data Base, 1998-2007
    Katharine Yao
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, NorthShore University Health System, Evanston Hospital, Evanston, IL, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:2554-62. 2010
    ..This study reports on CPM trends from the American College of Surgeon's National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) diagnosed over a 10-year period...
  8. doi request reprint Multidisciplinary treatment of primary melanoma
    Katharine Yao
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, NorthShore University Healthsystem, Evanston Hospital Walgreen Bldg Suite 2507, 2650 Ridge Ave, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 89:267-81, xi. 2009
    ..There have been several randomized vaccine trials for melanoma but none have shown an overall survival benefit. Research into T-cell regulation continues and will hopefully bring promise for the future of melanoma treatment...
  9. doi request reprint Axillary surgery among estrogen receptor positive women 70 years of age or older with clinical stage I breast cancer, 2004-2010: a report from the National Cancer Data Base
    Catherine Pesce
    Department of Surgery, NorthShore University Health System, Evanston, IL, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:3259-65. 2013
    ..Randomized trials have not demonstrated a survival benefit for axillary dissection in the elderly, but the use of axillary staging for women 70 years of age and older remains controversial...
  10. doi request reprint Operative risks associated with contralateral prophylactic mastectomy: a single institution experience
    Megan E Miller
    Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:4113-20. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if newly diagnosed breast cancer patients undergoing contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM) experience more complications than patients undergoing unilateral mastectomy (UM)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Who should have or not have an axillary node dissection with breast cancer?
    Richelle T Williams
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Adv Surg 46:1-18. 2012
    ..However, in patients with early-stage breast cancer, in whom regional recurrence is extremely low, the added benefit of an ALND has yet to be confirmed...
  12. doi request reprint Sentinel node biopsy alone for node-positive breast cancer: 12-year experience at a single institution
    Lisa Spiguel
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60201, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 213:122-8; discussion 128-9. 2011
    ..Complete node dissection for a tumor-positive sentinel node (SN) is becoming more controversial. We report our institution's 12-year experience with sentinel node biopsy (SNB) alone for a tumor-positive SN...
  13. doi request reprint Accelerated partial-breast irradiation versus whole-breast irradiation for early-stage breast cancer patients undergoing breast conservation, 2003-2010: a report from the national cancer data base
    Tomasz Czechura
    Department of Surgery, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, NorthShore University Health System, Evanston Hospital, Evanston, IL, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:3223-32. 2013
    ..Previous studies have demonstrated an increase in the utilization of accelerated partial-breast irradiation via brachytherapy (APBI-b), but larger, more contemporary studies examining overall APBI use are lacking...
  14. doi request reprint Changing surgical trends in young patients with early stage breast cancer, 2003 to 2010: a report from the National Cancer Data Base
    Catherine E Pesce
    Department of Surgery, NorthShore University Healthsystem, Evanston, IL
    J Am Coll Surg 219:19-28. 2014
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  15. doi request reprint Needle versus excisional biopsy for noninvasive and invasive breast cancer: report from the National Cancer Data Base, 2003-2008
    Richelle T Williams
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:3802-10. 2011
    ..This study examines the utilization of needle versus excisional biopsy in a contemporary cohort of patients and identifies factors associated with biopsy type...
  16. doi request reprint Histopathologic characteristics of the primary tumor in breast cancer patients with isolated tumor cells of the sentinel node
    Melissa Hulvat
    Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, USA
    Surgery 144:518-24; discussion 524. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if there is a significant difference in primary tumor characteristics between ITC and other nodal groups...
  17. doi request reprint Have we expanded the equitable delivery of postmastectomy breast reconstruction in the new millennium? Evidence from the national cancer data base
    Mark Sisco
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, NorthShore University Healthsystem, Evanston, IL 60062, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 215:658-66; discussion 666. 2012
    ..These findings prompted legislation designed to broaden use at the turn of the millennium. However, little is known about trends in these findings over the past decade...
  18. doi request reprint Survival Outcomes and Pathologic Features Among Breast Cancer Patients Who Have Developed a Contralateral Breast Cancer
    Erik Liederbach
    Department of Surgery, NorthShore University Healthsystem, Evanston, IL, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 22:412-21. 2015
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  19. doi request reprint Increased utilization of postmastectomy radiotherapy in the United States from 2003 to 2011 in patients with one to three tumor positive nodes
    Katharine Yao
    Department of Surgery, NorthShore University Healthsystem, Evanston, Illinois
    J Surg Oncol 112:809-14. 2015
    ..There have been few recent studies that have examined the use of postmastectomy radiotherapy (PMRT) for patients with 1-3 positive nodes...
  20. doi request reprint Wait times for breast surgical operations, 2003-2011: a report from the National Cancer Data Base
    Erik Liederbach
    Department of Surgery, NorthShore University Healthsystem, Evanston, IL, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 22:899-907. 2015
    ..Few large-scale multicenter studies have examined wait times for breast surgery and no benchmarks exist...
  21. doi request reprint Use of Postmastectomy Radiotherapy and Survival Rates for Breast Cancer Patients with T1-T2 and One to Three Positive Lymph Nodes
    Dezheng Huo
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 22:4295-304. 2015
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  22. doi request reprint Impact of bilateral versus unilateral mastectomy on short term outcomes and adjuvant therapy, 2003-2010: a report from the National Cancer Data Base
    Susan M Sharpe
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:2920-7. 2014
    ..Rates of bilateral mastectomy (BM) have increased, but the impact on length of stay (LOS), readmission rate, 30-day mortality, and time to adjuvant therapy is unknown...
  23. doi request reprint Advanced Age Does Not Worsen Recovery or Long-Term Morbidity After Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction
    Donald B Johnson
    From the Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Center for Biomedical Research Informatics, Department of Surgery, NorthShore University Healthsystem, Evanston, IL University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL and The Joint Commission, Oakbrook Terrace, IL
    Ann Plast Surg 76:164-9. 2016
    ..However, the effects of age on physical morbidity after PMBR have not been studied. This study sought to assess perceptions of recovery from surgery and long-term chest and upper body morbidity in older women who receive PMBR...
  24. doi request reprint Variation in Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Rates According to Racial Groups in Young Women with Breast Cancer, 1998 to 2011: A Report from the National Cancer Data Base
    Laura Grimmer
    Department of Surgery, Rush University Medical College, Chicago, IL
    J Am Coll Surg 221:187-96. 2015
    ..The rate of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM) for unilateral breast cancer has increased over the past decade, particularly for young women. This study investigates the impact of race and socioeconomic status (SES) on use of CPM...
  25. doi request reprint Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy provides no survival benefit in young women with estrogen receptor-negative breast cancer
    Catherine Pesce
    Department of Surgery, NorthShore University Health System, Evanston, IL, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:3231-9. 2014
    ..We utilized the National Cancer Data Base to evaluate CPM's survival benefit for young women with early -stage breast cancer in the years that ER status was available...
  26. doi request reprint A Contemporary Analysis of Surgical Trends in the Treatment of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oropharynx from 1998 to 2012: A Report from the National Cancer Database
    Erik Liederbach
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, NorthShore University Healthsystem, Evanston, IL, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 22:4422-31. 2015
    ..This study examined surgical trends for oropharynx squamous cell carcinoma (OPC) from 1998 to 2012, with a post-2009 focus coinciding with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of transoral robotic surgery (TORS)...
  27. doi request reprint Clinicopathologic features and time interval analysis of contralateral breast cancers
    Erik Liederbach
    Department of Surgery, NorthShore University Healthsystem, Evanston, IL
    Surgery 158:676-85. 2015
    ..We hypothesized that most contralateral breast cancers (CBCs) develop ≥5 years after the primary breast cancer (PBC) and that CBCs have more favorable tumor characteristics...
  28. doi request reprint Predicting cancer on excision of atypical ductal hyperplasia
    Erin Doren
    Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, 2160 S First Ave, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Am J Surg 195:358-61; discussion 361-2. 2008
    ..There are no specific histopathologic factors that allow identification of patients with atypical ductal hyperplasia (ADH) who will have cancer on final excision...