Lucy Maria De La Cruz, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Department: Surgery

Contact information
Jupiter Medical Center Physicians Group
Margaret W. Niedland Breast Center
2111 Military Trail, Suite 200
Jupiter, FL 33458
Office: 561-512-8047
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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Selected Publications

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.

De La Cruz LM, McDonald E, Mick R, Datta J, Nocera NF, Czerniecki BJ: Anti-HER2 TH1 response is superior to breast MRI in predicting response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients with HER2 positive breast cancer. Annals of Surgical Oncology 24(4): 1057-1063, Apr. 2017.

De La Cruz, LM: Management of Liver Metastasis of Breast Cancer with Ablation and Surgical Resection: A Systematic Review. Oral Presentation Annual Surgical Society of Oncology Meeting,Seattle, Washington. March 2017.

De La Cruz, LM: Reducing the Re-Excision Rate in DCIS: How Does the Use (or not) of Cavity Shave Margins and Preoperative MRI with Partial Mastectomy Patients Impact Outcomes. Surgical Society of Oncology Meeting, Seattle, Washington. March 2017.

Kichler K, Buicko J, De La Cruz LM, Moody A, Kaza S: Robotic vs. laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for morbid obesity: A Meta-analysis. Journal of Surgery 5(1), Jan. 2017.

Alycia So, BA; Lucy De La Cruz, MD; Austin Williams, MD MSEd; Joey Bahng, BA; Geraldine Liao, MD; Elizabeth McDonald, MD PhD; Carla S Fisher, MD; Brian J Czerniecki, MD PhD; Dahlia Sataloff, MD; Julia Tchou, MD PhD: 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 2017.

Yoon-Flannery K, De La Cruz L, Fisher C, Lin 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. Annals of Surgical Oncology 24(2 Suppl 1): 237-238, 2017 Notes: Presented at the American Society of Breast Surgeons, Las Vegas, NV, Apr. 2017.

Mustafa R, De La Cruz L, Yoon-Flannery K, Williams A, Fisher C, Tchou J: Breast cancer patients with isolated disease to the lung: A single institution experience. Annals of Surgical Oncology 24(2 Suppl 1): 291-292, 2017 Notes: Presented at the American Society of Breast Surgeons, Las Vegas, NV, Apr. 2017.

Mustafa R, De La Cruz L, Yoon-Flannery K, Fisher C, Tchou J, Czerniecki BJ: Management of ductal carcinoma in situ in women ≥ 65: A single institution experience. Annals of Surgical Oncology 24(2 Suppl 1): 82-83, 2017 Notes: Presented at the American Society of Breast Surgeons, Las Vegas NV, Apr. 2015.

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