Carmen E. Guerra, M.D., M.S.C.E., F.A.C.P.

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Ruth C. and Raymond G. Perelman Associate Professor of Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Abramson Cancer Center
12-107 South Pavilion
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 349-5200
Fax: (215) 614-0044
B.A. (Psychobiology)
New York University, 1989.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 1993.
M.S.C.E. (Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2006.
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Description of Research Expertise

Health disparities
Barriers to accessing cancer screening
Barriers to accessing clinical trials
Colorectal cancer screening
Breast cancer screening
Health literacy
Participation in Cancer Clinical Trials by Underserved Populations

Description of Clinical Expertise

Cancer Screening and Prevention
Women's Health
Disease prevention

Description of Other Expertise

Student, Trainee and Faculty Diversity and Inclusion

Selected Publications

Wolfgang KM, Takeshita J, Fitzsimmons R, Guerra CE. : The Association Between Sexual Orientation, BMI, Obesity Diagnosis, and Provider Recommendation for Weight Management. In press. BMC Women's Health 2022.

Edmonds CE, Zuckerman SP, Guerra CE.: Racial Disparities Persist in Cancer Screening: New USPSTF Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines Illuminate Inadequate Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines for Black Women. In press. J Gen Intern Med 2022.

Islami F, Guerra CE, Minihan A, Yabroff KR, Fedewa SA, Sloan K, Wiedt TL, Thomson B, Siegel RL, Nargis N, Winn RA, Lacasse L, Makaroff L, Daniels EC, Patel AV, Cance WG, Jemal A. : American Cancer Society’s report on the status of cancer disparities in the United States, 2021 CA: Cancer J Clin Dec 2021.

Nimgaonkar V, Thompson JC, Pantalone L, Cook T, Kontos D, McCarthy AM, Carpenter EL.: Racial disparities in 30-day outcomes following index admission for COVID-19. Frontiers in Medicine Nov 2021.

Wiredu C, Haynes N, Guerra C, Ky B.: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Cancer Associated Thrombosis. In press. Thromb Haemost Oct 2021.

Frosch ZAK, Namoglu EC, Mitra N, Landsburg DJ, Nasta SD, Bekelman JE, Iyengar R, Guerra CE, Schapira MM.: Willingness to travel for cellular therapy: the influence of follow-up care location, oncologist continuity, and race JCO Oncology Practice Sept 2021.

Herrera C, Guerra C, Narayan V, Guzzo TJ, Lee DJ, Mamtani R, Tasian G, Talwar R.: Financial burden of prostate cancer survivorship: a national cross-sectional assessment of subjective financial distress. The Journal of Urology in press, Sept 2021.

Frosch ZAK, Namoglu EC, Mitra N, Landsburg DJ, Nasta SD, Shea JA, Bekelman JE, Guerra CE, Schapira MM: Willingness to travel for CAR-T: A choice-based conjoint analysis. J Clin Oncol 39(15 Supp): e18503, June 2021 Notes:

Guerra CE, Kelly S, Redlinger C, Hernández P, Glanz K.: Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Treatment Trials Accrual: A Closer Look at Participation Rates. Am J Clin Oncol 44: 227-231 June 2021.

Guerra CE, Sallee V, Hwang W, Bryant B, Washington AL, Takvorian SU, Schnoll R, Glanz K, Cohen RB, Nathanson KL, Vonderheide RH.: Accrual of Black participants to cancer clinical trials following a five-year prospective initiative of community outreach and engagement (oral presentation at American Society of Clinical Oncology). J Clin Oncol 39(15): 100, June 2021.

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