Lucy Maria De La Cruz, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Department: Surgery

Contact information
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center BLVD
South Pavilion, Office 10-181
philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2156156833
Education:
B.A. (Arts and Science)
University of Miami, Miami, FL, 1999.
B.S. (Science)
Universidad Central Del Este, San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic, 2002.
M.D. (Medicine)
Universidad Central Del Este, San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic, 2004.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

SPECIAL INTEREST IN ONCOPLASTICS, NIPPLE SPARING MASTECTOMY, AND HIDDEN SCAR SURGERY FOR PATIENTS WITH BREAST CANCER.

Selected Publications

Yoon-Flannery K, Destefano L,De La Cruz L, Fisher C, Lin L, Coffua L, Mustafa R, Sataloff D, Tchou J, Brooks A: Quality of life after nipple sparing mastectomy: A prospective study of patients using the Breast Q. Journal of Surgical Oncology August 2018 Notes: Presented at the American Society of Breast Surgeons, Las Vegas, NV, Apr. 2017.

De La Cruz LM, Harhay MO, Zhang P, Ugras S.: Impact of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy on Breast Cancer Subtype: Does Subtype Change and, if so, How? : IHC Profile and Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy. annals of surgical oncology JULY 2018.

De La Cruz L, Czerniecki B: Immunotherapy for Breast Cancer is Finally at the Doorstep: Immunotherapy in Breast Cancer. Annals of Surgical Oncology July 2018.

De La Cruz LM, Shulman LN.: 'Under' Surveillance: Impact of Race and Socioeconomic Status on Post-Treatment Breast Cancer Imaging. ANNALS OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY JUNE 2018.

Williams AD, Reyes SA, Arlow RL, Tchou J, De La Cruz LM: Is Age Trumping Genetic Profiling in Clinical Practice? Relationship of Chemotherapy Recommendation and Oncotype DX Recurrence Score in Patients Aged < 50 Years versus ≥ 50 Years, and Trends Over Time. ANNALS OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY JUNE 2018.

So A, De La Cruz LM, Williams AD, Bahng J, Liao G, McDonald ES, Fisher CS, Czerniecki BJ, Sataloff D, Tchou J.: The impact of preoperative magnetic resonance imaging and lumpectomy cavity shavings on re-excision rate in pure ductal carcinoma in situ-A single institution's experience. journal of surgical oncology March 2018.

Nocera NF, Pyfer BJ, De La Cruz LM, Chatterjee A, Thiruchelvam PT, Fisher CS.: NSQIP Analysis of Axillary Lymph Node Dissection Rates for Breast Cancer: Implications for Resident and Fellow Participation. JOURNAL OF SURGICAL EDUCATION MARCH 2018.

Mustafa R, DeStefano L, Yoon-Flannery K, Fisher CS, Zhang PJ, Tchou J, Czerniecki BJ, De La Cruz L: Evaluating the upstaging risk of HER2 positive DCIS to invasive breast cancer: A matched cohort. Annals of Surgical Oncology OCTOBER 2017 Notes: Accepted for publication.

De La Cruz, LM : Nationwide Comparison of Autologous vs. Implant-Based Post-Mastectomy Reconstruction. Poster Presentation Plastic Surgery Research Council 62nd Annual Meeting, Durham, North Carolina. May 2017.

Mustafa R, DeStefano L, Bahng J, Yoon-Flannery K, Fisher C, Tchou J, Zhang P, Czerniecki BJ, De La Cruz LM: Evaluating the upstaging risk of HER2 positive DCIS to invasive breast cancer: A matched cohort Annals of Surgical Oncology 24(2 Suppl 1): 85-86, Apr. 2017 Notes: Presented at the American Society of Breast Surgeons, Las Vegas, NV, Apr. 2017.

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