• 9533 Citations
  • 34 h-Index
1983 …2019

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  • 9533 Citations
  • 34 h-Index
  • 86 Article
  • 1 Chapter
2019

Novel hyaluronan formulation for preventing acute skin reactions in breast during radiotherapy: a randomized clinical trial

Rahimi, A., Mohamad, O., Albuquerque, K., Kim, D. W. N., Chen, D., Thomas, K., Wooldridge, R., Rivers, A., Leitch, M., Rao, R., Haley, B., Ahn, C., Garwood, D. & Spangler, A., Jan 1 2019, In : Supportive Care in Cancer.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Disease-Free and Overall Survival among Patients with Operable HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Treated with Sequential vs Concurrent Chemotherapy: The ACOSOG Z1041 (Alliance) Randomized Clinical Trial

Buzdar, A. U., Suman, V. J., Meric-Bernstam, F., Leitch, A. M., Ellis, M. J., Boughey, J. C., Unzeitig, G. W., Royce, M. E. & Hunt, K. K., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : JAMA oncology. p. E1-E6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Isolated Contralateral Axillary Lymph Node Involvement in Breast Cancer Represents a Locally Advanced Disease Not Distant Metastases

Chkheidze, R., Sanders, M. A. G., Haley, B., Leitch, A. M. & Sahoo, S., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Clinical Breast Cancer.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Mammographic density changes in surgical weight loss-an indication for personalized screening

Partain, N., Mokdad, A., Puzziferri, N., Porembka, J., Seiler, S., Christie, A., Farr, D., Rivers, A., Marilyn Leitch, A., Wooldridge, R., Huth, J. & Rao, R., May 9 2018, In : BMC Medical Imaging. 18, 1, 10.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2017

Aspirin/antiplatelet agent use improves disease-free survival and reduces the risk of distant metastases in Stage II and III triple-negative breast cancer patients

Shiao, J., Thomas, K. M., Rahimi, A. S., Rao, R., Yan, J., Xie, X. J., DaSilva, M., Spangler, A., Leitch, M., Wooldridge, R., Rivers, A., Farr, D., Haley, B. & Kim, D. W. N., Feb 1 2017, In : Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 161, 3, p. 463-471 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Bracketed radioactive seed localization vs bracketed wire-localization in breast surgery

Da Silva, M., Porembka, J., Mokdad, A. A., Seiler, S., Huth, J., Rivers, A., Wooldridge, R., Chu, A., Brown, E., Bao, J., Farr, D., Hansen, M., Unzeitig-Barron, A., Leitch, M. & Rao, R., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Breast Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Discharges and secretions of the nipple

Leitch, A. M. & Ashfaq, R., Aug 24 2017, The Breast: Comprehensive Management of Benign and Malignant Diseases. Elsevier Inc., p. 57-78.e3

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Effect of axillary dissection vs no axillary dissection on 10-year overall survival among women with invasive breast cancer and sentinel node metastasis: The ACOSOG Z0011 (Alliance) randomized clinical trial

Giuliano, A. E., Ballman, K. V., McCall, L., Beitsch, P. D., Brennan, M. B., Kelemen, P. R., Ollila, D. W., Hansen, N. M., Whitworth, P. W., Blumencranz, P. W., Leitch, A. M., Saha, S., Hunt, K. K. & Morrow, M., Sep 12 2017, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 318, 10, p. 918-926 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

209 Scopus citations

Genomic characterization of HER2-positive breast cancer and response to neoadjuvant trastuzumab and chemotherapy-results from the ACOSOG Z1041 (Alliance) trial

Lesurf, R., Griffith, O. L., Griffith, M., Hundal, J., Trani, L., Watson, M. A., Aft, R., Ellis, M. J., Ota, D., Suman, V. J., Meric-Bernstam, F., Leitch, A. M., Boughey, J. C., Unzeitig, G., Buzdar, A. U., Hunt, K. K. & Mardis, E. R., May 1 2017, In : Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology. 28, 5, p. 1070-1077 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Ki67 proliferation index as a tool for chemotherapy decisions during and after neoadjuvant aromatase inhibitor treatment of breast cancer: Results from the American college of surgeons oncology group Z1031 trial (alliance)

Ellis, M. J., Suman, V. J., Hoog, J., Goncalves, R., Sanati, S., Creighton, C. J., DeSchryver, K., Crouch, E., Brink, A., Watson, M., Luo, J., Tao, Y., Barnes, M., Dowsett, M., Budd, G. T., Winer, E., Silverman, P., Esserman, L., Carey, L., Ma, C. X. & 11 others, Unzeitig, G., Pluard, T., Whitworth, P., Babiera, G., Guenther, J. M., Dayao, Z., Ota, D., Leitch, M., Olson, J. A., Allred, D. C. & Hunt, K., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 35, 10, p. 1061-1069 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

68 Scopus citations

Preliminary Results of a Phase 1 Dose-Escalation Trial for Early-Stage Breast Cancer Using 5-Fraction Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Partial-Breast Irradiation

Rahimi, A., Thomas, K., Spangler, A., Rao, R., Leitch, M., Wooldridge, R., Rivers, A., Seiler, S., Albuquerque, K., Stevenson, S., Goudreau, S., Garwood, D., Haley, B., Euhus, D., Heinzerling, J., Ding, C., Gao, A., Ahn, C. & Timmerman, R., May 1 2017, In : International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 98, 1, p. 196-205.e2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2016

Genetic Ancestry using Mitochondrial DNA in patients with Triple-negative breast cancer (GAMiT study)

Rao, R., Rivers, A., Rahimi, A., Wooldridge, R., Rao, M., Leitch, M., Euhus, D. & Haley, B. B., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Cancer.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Locoregional recurrence after sentinel lymph node dissection with or without axillary dissection in patients with sentinel lymph node metastases: Long-term follow-up from the American college of surgeons oncology group (Alliance) ACOSOG Z0011 randomized trial

Giuliano, A. E., Ballman, K., McCall, L., Beitsch, P., Whitworth, P. W., Blumencranz, P., Leitch, A. M., Saha, S., Morrow, M. & Hunt, K. K., Sep 1 2016, In : Annals of Surgery. 264, 3, p. 413-419 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

139 Scopus citations
2015
10 Scopus citations

Factors affecting sentinel lymph node identification rate after neoadjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer patients enrolled in ACOSOG Z1071 (alliance)

Boughey, J. C., Suman, V. J., Mittendorf, E. A., Ahrendt, G. M., Wilke, L. G., Taback, B., Leitch, A. M., Flippo-Morton, T. S., Kuerer, H. M., Bowling, M. & Hunt, K. K., 2015, In : Annals of Surgery. 261, 3, p. 547-552 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

65 Scopus citations

Impact of weight change during neoadjuvant chemotherapy on pathologic response in triple-negative breast cancer

Bao, J., Borja, N., Rao, M., Huth, J., Leitch, A. M., Rivers, A., Wooldridge, R. & Rao, R., Apr 1 2015, In : Cancer Medicine. 4, 4, p. 500-506 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Oxidative stress inhibits distant metastasis by human melanoma cells

Piskounova, E., Agathocleous, M., Murphy, M. M., Hu, Z., Huddlestun, S. E., Zhao, Z., Leitch, A. M., Johnson, T. M., DeBerardinis, R. J. & Morrison, S. J., Nov 12 2015, In : Nature. 527, 7577, p. 186-191 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

381 Scopus citations

Recommendations for standardized pathological characterization of residual disease for neoadjuvant clinical trials of breast cancer by the BIG-NABCG collaboration

Breast International Group-North American Breast Cancer Group (BIG-NABCG) collaboration, Jul 1 2015, In : Annals of Oncology. 26, 7, p. 1280-1291 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

75 Scopus citations

Response to preoperative endocrine therapy in breast cancer patients can alter surgical and chemotherapy options

Leitch, A. M., Boughey, J. C. & Hunt, K. K., Nov 1 2015, In : Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons. 100, 11, p. 43-45 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014

Tumor biology correlates with rates of breastconserving surgery and pathologic complete response after neoadjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer findings from the ACOSOG Z1071 (alliance) prospective multicenter clinical trial

Boughey, J. C., McCall, L. M., Ballman, K. V., Mittendorf, E. A., Ahrendt, G. M., Wilke, L. G., Taback, B., Leitch, A. M., FlippoMorton, T. & Hunt, K. K., 2014, In : Annals of Surgery. 260, 4, p. 608-616 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

132 Scopus citations
2013

A randomised trial of nursing interventions supporting recovery of the postmastectomy patient

Cho, H. S. M., Davis, G. C., Paek, J. E., Rao, R., Zhao, H., Xie, X. J., Yousef, M. G., Fedric, T., Euhus, D. H. & Leitch, M., Apr 2013, In : Journal of Clinical Nursing. 22, 7-8, p. 919-929 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Fluorouracil, epirubicin, and cyclophosphamide (FEC-75) followed by paclitaxel plus trastuzumab versus paclitaxel plus trastuzumab followed by FEC-75 plus trastuzumab as neoadjuvant treatment for patients with HER2-positive breast cancer (Z1041): A randomised, controlled, phase 3 trial

Buzdar, A. U., Suman, V. J., Meric-Bernstam, F., Leitch, A. M., Ellis, M. J., Boughey, J. C., Unzeitig, G., Royce, M., McCall, L. M., Ewer, M. S. & Hunt, K. K., Dec 2013, In : The Lancet Oncology. 14, 13, p. 1317-1325 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

110 Scopus citations

Identification of breast cancer DNA methylation markers optimized for fine-needle aspiration samples

Bu, D., Lewis, C. M., Sarode, V., Chen, M., Ma, X., Lazorwitz, A. M., Rao, R., Leitch, M., Moldrem, A., Andrews, V., Gazdar, A. & Euhus, D., Dec 2013, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 22, 12, p. 2212-2221 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Management of locoregional and systemic recurrence of breast cancer: To stage or not to stage and how

Leitch, A. M., Oct 2013, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 20, 10, p. 3194-3198 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Outcomes of delays in time to treatment in triple negative breast cancer

Eastman, A., Tammaro, Y., Moldrem, A., Andrews, V., Huth, J., Euhus, D., Leitch, M. & Rao, R., Jun 2013, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 20, 6, p. 1880-1885 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Sentinel lymph node surgery after neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients with node-positive breast cancer: The ACOSOG Z1071 (alliance) clinical trial

Boughey, J. C., Suman, V. J., Mittendorf, E. A., Ahrendt, G. M., Wilke, L. G., Taback, B., Leitch, A. M., Kuerer, H. M., Bowling, M., Flippo-Morton, T. S., Byrd, D. R., Ollila, D. W., Julian, T. B., McLaughlin, S. A., McCall, L., Symmans, W. F., Le-Petross, H. T., Haffty, B. G., Buchholz, T. A., Nelson, H. & 1 others, Hunt, K. K., 2013, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 310, 14, p. 1455-1461 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

541 Scopus citations
2012

Aesthetic subunit of the breast: An analysis of women's preference and clinical implications

Bailey, S. H., Saint-Cyr, M., Oni, G., Maia, M., Andry, D., Shirvani, A., Nguyen, V., Wong, C., Zhang, S., Leitch, A. M., Euhus, D., Rao, R. & Rohrich, R., Mar 2012, In : Annals of Plastic Surgery. 68, 3, p. 240-245 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Evaluation of a hydrogel based breast biopsy marker (HydroMARK®) as an alternative to wire and radioactive seed localization for non-palpable breast lesions

Klein, R. L., Mook, J. A., Euhus, D. M., Rao, R., Wynn, R. T., Eastman, A. B. & Leitch, A. M., May 2012, In : Journal of Surgical Oncology. 105, 6, p. 591-594 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

Factors associated with local-regional recurrence after a negative sentinel node dissection: Results of the ACOSOG Z0010 trial

Hunt, K. K., Ballman, K. V., McCall, L. M., Boughey, J. C., Mittendorf, E. A., Cox, C. E., Whitworth, P. W., Beitsch, P. D., Leitch, A. M., Buchholz, T. A., Morrow, M. A. & Giuliano, A. E., Sep 2012, In : Annals of Surgery. 256, 3, p. 428-436 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Scopus citations

Influence of surgical technique on mastectomy and reexcision rates in breast-conserving therapy for cancer

Unzeitig, A., Kobbermann, A., Xie, X. J., Yan, J., Euhus, D., Peng, Y., Sarode, V., Moldrem, A., Leitch, A. M., Andrews, V. & Rao, R., 2012, In : International Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2012, 725121.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Volume of excision and cosmesis with routine cavity shave margins technique

Mook, J., Klein, R., Kobbermann, A., Unzeitig, A., Euhus, D., Peng, Y., Sarode, V., Moldrem, A., Leitch, A. M., Andrews, V., Teotia, S. & Rao, R., Mar 2012, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 19, 3, p. 886-892 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Whole-genome analysis informs breast cancer response to aromatase inhibition

Ellis, M. J., Ding, L., Shen, D., Luo, J., Suman, V. J., Wallis, J. W., Van Tine, B. A., Hoog, J., Goiffon, R. J., Goldstein, T. C., Ng, S., Lin, L., Crowder, R., Snider, J., Ballman, K., Weber, J., Chen, K., Koboldt, D. C., Kandoth, C., Schierding, W. S. & 39 others, McMichael, J. F., Miller, C. A., Lu, C., Harris, C. C., McLellan, M. D., Wendl, M. C., Deschryver, K., Allred, D. C., Esserman, L., Unzeitig, G., Margenthaler, J., Babiera, G. V., Marcom, P. K., Guenther, J. M., Leitch, M., Hunt, K., Olson, J., Tao, Y., Maher, C. A., Fulton, L. L., Fulton, R. S., Harrison, M., Oberkfell, B., Du, F., Demeter, R., Vickery, T. L., Elhammali, A., Piwnica-Worms, H., McDonald, S., Watson, M., Dooling, D. J., Ota, D., Chang, L. W., Bose, R., Ley, T. J., Piwnica-Worms, D., Stuart, J. M., Wilson, R. K. & Mardis, E. R., Jun 21 2012, In : Nature. 486, 7403, p. 353-360 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

679 Scopus citations
2011

American College of Surgeons Oncology Group and the Community Surgeon

Ota, D. M., Leitch, A. M. & Unzeitig, G., Jul 2011, In : Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America. 20, 3, p. 439-445 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Association of occult metastases in sentinel lymph nodes and bone marrow with survival among women with early-stage invasive breast cancer

Giuliano, A. E., Hawes, D., Ballman, K. V., Whitworth, P. W., Blumencranz, P. W., Reintgen, D. S., Morrow, M., Leitch, A. M., Hunt, K. K., McCall, L. M., Abati, A. & Cote, R., Jul 27 2011, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 306, 4, p. 385-393 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

179 Scopus citations

Axillary dissection vs no axillary dissection in women with invasive breast cancer and sentinel node metastasis: A randomized clinical trial

Giuliano, A. E., Hunt, K. K., Ballman, K. V., Beitsch, P. D., Whitworth, P. W., Blumencranz, P. W., Leitch, A. M., Saha, S., McCall, L. M. & Morrow, M., Feb 9 2011, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 305, 6, p. 569-575 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1759 Scopus citations

Impact of routine cavity shave margins on breast cancer re-excision rates

Kobbermann, A., Unzeitig, A., Xie, X. J., Yan, J., Euhus, D., Peng, Y., Sarode, V., Moldrem, A., Marilyn Leitch, A., Andrews, V., Stallings, C. & Rao, R., May 2011, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 18, 5, p. 1349-1355 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations

Randomized phase II neoadjuvant comparison between letrozole, anastrozole, and exemestane for postmenopausal women with estrogen receptor-rich stage 2 to 3 breast cancer: Clinical and biomarker outcomes and predictive value of the baseline PAM50-based intrinsic subtype - ACOSOG Z1031

Ellis, M. J., Suman, V. J., Hoog, J., Lin, L., Snider, J., Prat, A., Parker, J. S., Luo, J., DeSchryver, K., Allred, D. C., Esserman, L. J., Unzeitig, G. W., Margenthaler, J., Babiera, G. V., Marcom, P. K., Guenther, J. M., Watson, M. A., Leitch, M., Hunt, K. & Olson, J. A., Jun 10 2011, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 29, 17, p. 2342-2349 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

289 Scopus citations
2010

Adherence to the National Quality Forum (NQF) breast cancer measures within cancer clinical trials: A review from ACOSOG Z0010

Wilke, L. G., Ballman, K. V., McCall, L. M., Giuliano, A. E., Whitworth, P. W., Blumencranz, P. W., Reintgen, D. S., Burak, W. E., Leitch, A. M. & Hunt, K. K., Aug 2010, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 17, 8, p. 1989-1994 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Controversies in breast surgery

Boughey, J. C., Mittendorf, E. A., Solin, L. J., Michael Dixon, J., Tuttle, T. M., Beitsch, P. D., Cody, H. S., Leitch, A. M. & Newman, L. A., Oct 2010, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 17, SUPPL. 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Delays in time to treatment and survival impact in breast cancer

Brazda, A., Estroff, J., Euhus, D., Leitch, A. M., Huth, J., Andrews, V., Moldrem, A. & Rao, R., Oct 2010, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 17, SUPPL. 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Scopus citations

Locoregional recurrence after sentinel lymph node dissection with or without axillary dissection in patients with sentinel lymph node metastases: The American college of surgeons oncology group z0011 randomized trial

Giuliano, A. E., McCall, L., Beitsch, P., Whitworth, P. W., Blumencranz, P., Leitch, A. M., Saha, S., Hunt, K. K., Morrow, M. & Ballman, K., 2010, In : Annals of Surgery. 252, 3, p. 426-432 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

814 Scopus citations
2008

American Society of Breast Disease Policy Statement on The Use of Breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Harms, S., Early, A., Bevers, T. B., Giuliano, A., Golshan, M., Hertz, I. H., Kiel, K. D., Kivitz, P. B., Leitch, A. M., Overmoyer, B. A., Vargas, H. I., Silva, E., Siziopikou, K. P., Shriver, C. D. & Olopade, O., Jun 2008, In : Seminars in Breast Disease. 11, 2, p. 111-112 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Disparities and trends in sentinel lymph node biopsy among early-stage breast cancer patients (1998-2005)

Chen, A. Y., Halpern, M. T., Schrag, N. M., Stewart, A., Leitch, M. & Ward, E., 2008, In : Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 100, 7, p. 462-474 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

71 Scopus citations

DNA methylation in benign breast epithelium in relation to age and breast cancer risk

Euhus, D. M., Bu, D., Milchgrub, S., Xie, X. J., Bian, A., Leitch, A. M. & Lewis, C. M., May 2008, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 17, 5, p. 1051-1059 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

66 Scopus citations
18 Scopus citations

Impact of immediate versus delayed axillary node dissection on surgical outcomes in breast cancer patients with positive sentinel nodes: Results from American College of Surgeons Oncology Group trials Z0010 and Z0011

Olson, J. A., McCall, L. M., Beitsch, P., Whitworth, P. W., Reintgen, D. S., Blumencranz, P. W., Leitch, A. M., Saha, S., Hunt, K. K. & Giuliano, A. E., 2008, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 26, 21, p. 3530-3535 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

83 Scopus citations
2007

Atypia and DNA methylation in nipple duct lavage in relation to predicted breast cancer risk

Euhus, D. M., Bu, D., Ashfaq, R., Xie, X. J., Bian, A., Leitch, A. M. & Lewis, C. M., Sep 1 2007, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 16, 9, p. 1812-1821 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Patient variables that predict atypical cytology by nipple duct lavage

Bushnaq, Z. I., Ashfaq, R., Leitch, A. M. & Euhus, D., Apr 1 2007, In : Cancer. 109, 7, p. 1247-1254 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Primary breast tumor characteristics predicting aggressive nodal involvement

Ma, A. M. T., Bowling, M., Leitch, M., Rao, R. & Euhus, D. M., Oct 2007, In : American Journal of Surgery. 194, 4, p. 474-476 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Society of Surgical Oncology: Position statement on prophylactic mastectomy. Approved by the Society of Surgical Oncology Executive Council, March 2007

Giuliano, A. E., Boolbol, S., Degnim, A., Kuerer, H., Leitch, A. M. & Morrow, M., Sep 2007, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 14, 9, p. 2425-2427 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

90 Scopus citations