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Barbara L. Fowble, MD

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Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, UCSF

Phone: (415) 353-9807 (appts)
Box 1708, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-1708

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Selected Publications

  1. Hwang ES, Lichtensztajn DY, Gomez SL, Fowble B, Clarke CA. Survival after lumpectomy and mastectomy for early stage invasive breast cancer: the effect of age and hormone receptor status. Cancer. 2013 Apr 1; 119(7):1402-11.
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  2. Peled AW, Foster RD, Esserman LJ, Park CC, Hwang ES, Fowble B. Increasing the time to expander-implant exchange after postmastectomy radiation therapy reduces expander-implant failure. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Sep; 130(3):503-9.
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  3. Fowble BL, Einck JP, Kim DN, McCloskey S, Mayadev J, Yashar C, Chen SL, Hwang ES. Role of postmastectomy radiation after neoadjuvant chemotherapy in stage II-III breast cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Jun 1; 83(2):494-503.
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  4. Chan LW, Rabban J, Hwang ES, Bevan A, Alvarado M, Ewing C, Esserman L, Fowble B. Is radiation indicated in patients with ductal carcinoma in situ and close or positive mastectomy margins? Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 May 1; 80(1):25-30.
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  5. Descovich M, Fowble B, Bevan A, Schechter N, Park C, Xia P. Comparison between hybrid direct aperture optimized intensity-modulated radiotherapy and forward planning intensity-modulated radiotherapy for whole breast irradiation. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Jan 1; 76(1):91-9.
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  6. Zakhireh J, Fowble B, Esserman LJ. Application of screening principles to the reconstructed breast. J Clin Oncol. 2010 Jan 1; 28(1):173-80.
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  7. Anderson PR, Hanlon AL, Fowble BL, McNeeley SW, Freedman GM. Low complication rates are achievable after postmastectomy breast reconstruction and radiation therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2004 Jul 15; 59(4):1080-7.
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  8. Freedman GM, Hanlon AL, Fowble BL, Anderson PR, Nicolaou N, Nicoloau N. Recursive partitioning identifies patients at high and low risk for ipsilateral tumor recurrence after breast-conserving surgery and radiation. J Clin Oncol. 2002 Oct 1; 20(19):4015-21.
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  9. Morrow M, Strom EA, Bassett LW, Dershaw DD, Fowble B, Harris Ja, O'Malley F, Schnitt SJ, Singletary SE, Winchester DP. Standard for the management of ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast (DCIS). CA Cancer J Clin. 2002 Sep-Oct; 52(5):256-76.
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  10. Morrow M, Strom EA, Bassett LW, Dershaw DD, Fowble B, Giuliano A, Harris JR, O'Malley F, Schnitt SJ, Singletary SE, Winchester DP. Standard for breast conservation therapy in the management of invasive breast carcinoma. CA Cancer J Clin. 2002 Sep-Oct; 52(5):277-300.
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  11. Movsas B, Li BS, Babb JS, Fowble BL, Nicolaou N, Gonen O. Quantifying radiation therapy-induced brain injury with whole-brain proton MR spectroscopy: initial observations. Radiology. 2001 Nov; 221(2):327-31.
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  12. Fowble B, Hanlon A, Freedman G, Nicolaou N, Anderson P. Second cancers after conservative surgery and radiation for stages I-II breast cancer: identifying a subset of women at increased risk. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2001 Nov 1; 51(3):679-90.
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  13. Sasson AR, Fowble B, Hanlon AL, Torosian MH, Freedman G, Boraas M, Sigurdson ER, Hoffman JP, Eisenberg BL, Patchefsky A. Lobular carcinoma in situ increases the risk of local recurrence in selected patients with stages I and II breast carcinoma treated with conservative surgery and radiation. Cancer. 2001 May 15; 91(10):1862-9.
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  14. Chao C, Torosian MH, Boraas MC, Sigurdson ER, Hoffman JP, Eisenberg BL, Fowble B. Local recurrence of breast cancer in the stereotactic core needle biopsy site: case reports and review of the literature. Breast J. 2001 Mar-Apr; 7(2):124-7.
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  15. Freedman GM, Fowble BL. Local recurrence after mastectomy or breast-conserving surgery and radiation. Oncology (Williston Park). 2000 Nov; 14(11):1561-81; discussion 1581-2, 1582-4.
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  16. Iyer RV, Hanlon A, Fowble B, Freedman G, Nicolaou N, Anderson P, Hoffman J, Sigurdson E, Boraas M, Torosian M. Accuracy of the extent of axillary nodal positivity related to primary tumor size, number of involved nodes, and number of nodes examined. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2000 Jul 15; 47(5):1177-83.
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  17. Fowble B, Hanlon A, Freedman G, Nicolaou N, Hoffman J, Sigurdson E, Boraas M, Torosian M, Goldstein L. Internal mammary node irradiation neither decreases distant metastases nor improves survival in stage I and II breast cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2000 Jul 1; 47(4):883-94.
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  18. Padmore RF, Fowble B, Hoffman J, Rosser C, Hanlon A, Patchefsky AS. Microinvasive breast carcinoma: clinicopathologic analysis of a single institution experience. Cancer. 2000 Mar 15; 88(6):1403-9.
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  19. Freedman GM, Fowble BL, Nicolaou N, Sigurdson ER, Torosian MH, Boraas MC, Hoffman JP. Should internal mammary lymph nodes in breast cancer be a target for the radiation oncologist? Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2000 Mar 1; 46(4):805-14.
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  20. Freedman G, Fowble B, Hanlon A, Nicolaou N, Fein D, Hoffman J, Sigurdson E, Boraas M, Goldstein L. Patients with early stage invasive cancer with close or positive margins treated with conservative surgery and radiation have an increased risk of breast recurrence that is delayed by adjuvant systemic therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1999 Jul 15; 44(5):1005-15.
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