Division of Hematology/Oncology

Faculty

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Angela M DeMichele, MD MSCE

Alan and Jill Miller Associate Professor in Breast Cancer Excellence
Senior Scholar, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania
Co-Leader, Breast Cancer Program, Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania
Program Leader, Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship Program, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3 West Pavilion
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-349-5730
Fax: 215-615-3349
Graduate Group Affiliations
Education:
B.A. (Biochemistry)
Brown University, 1988.
M.D. (Medicine)
Washington University School of Medicine, 1991.
M.S.C.E. (Clinical Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, 2001.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1991-1992.
Resident in Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1992-1994.
Visiting Clinical Fellow, Istituto di Ematologia Seràgnoli, Institute of Hematology, Università degli Studi di Bologna, 1994-1995.
Fellowship, Hematology-Oncology, Department of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1995-1998.
Certifications
National Board of Medical Examiners, 1992.
American Board of Internal Medicine (Medicine), 1995.
American Board of Internal Medicine (Onc Subspecialty), 1998.
American College of Epidemiology , 2002.
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Description of Research Expertise

breast cancer, biomarkers, clinical trials, pharmacogenetics, cytokines, host immunogenetics, cancer survivorship, molecular epidemiology

Description of Clinical Expertise

breast cancer, neoadjuvant therapy, menopausal symptoms related to cancer, cancer survivorship

Selected Publications

Rangwala R, Leone R, Chang YC, Fecher LA, Schuchter LM, Kramer A, Tan KS, Heitjan DF, Rodgers G, Gallagher M, Piao S, Troxel AB, Evans TL, DeMichelle A, Nathanson KL, O'Dwyer PJ, Kaiser J, Pontiqqia L, Davis LE, Amaravadi RK: Phase I trial of hydroxychloroquine with dose-intense temozolomide in patients with advanced solid tumors and melanoma. Autophagy 10(8): 1369-79, August 2014.

Su HC, Haunschild C, Chung K, Komrokian S, Boles S, Sammel MD, DeMichelle A: Prechemotherapy antimullerian hormone, age, and body size predict timing of return of ovarian function in young breast cancer patients. Cancer July 2014 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Garland SN, Johnson B, Palmer C, Speck RM, Donelson M, Xie SX, DeMichelle A.: Physical Activity and Telomere length in early stage breast cancer Survivors. Breast Cancer 16(4): 413, July 2014.

Ou Y, Weinstein SP, Conant EF, Englander S, Da X, Gaonkar B, Hsieh MK, Rosen M, DeMichelle A, Davatzikos C, Kontos D: Deformable registration for quantifying longitudinal tumor changes during neoadjuvant chemotherapy. Magn Reson Med July 2014 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Mao JJ, Farrar JT, Bruner D, Zee J, Bowman M, Seluzicki C, DeMichelle A, Xie SX: Electroacupuncture for fatigue, sleep, and psychological distress in breast cancer patients with aromatase inhibitor-related arthralgia: A randomized trial. Cancer July 2014 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Choe R, Putt ME, Carlile PM, Durduran T, Giammarco, JM, Busch DR, Jung KW, Czerniecki BJ, Tchou J, Feldman MD, Miles C, Rosen Ma, Schnall MD, DeMichelle A, Yodh AG: Optically measured microvascular blood flow contrast of malignant breast tumors. PLoS One 9(6), June 2014.

Clark AS, Chen J, Kapoor S, Friedman C, Mies C, Esserman L, DeMichele A, I-SPY1 Investigators: Pretreatment vitamin D level and response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in women with breast cancer on the I-SPY Trial (CALGB 150007). Cancer Medicine 3(3): 693-701, Jun 2014.

Palmer SC, Jacobs LA, DeMichele A, Risendal B, Jones AF, Stricker CT: Metrics to evaluate treatment summaries and survivorship care plans: A scorecard. Supportive Care in Cancer 22(6): 1475-83, June 2014.

Bauml J, Xie S, Farrar J, Bruner D, Stricker C, Bowman M, DeMichele A, Mao J: Expectancy in real and sham acupuncture: does believing make it so? Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 20(5), May 2014.

LeBlanc M, Stineman M, DeMichele A, Stricker C, Mao JJ: Validation of QuickDASH outcome measure in breast cancer survivors for upper extremity disability. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 95(3): 493-8, March 2014.

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