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Carolyn Sue Menendez, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Education and Training

  • General Surgery Residency, Surgery, University of California San Francisco at Fresno, School of Medicine, 1999 - 2004
  • General Surgery Internship, Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 1998 - 1999
  • M.D., Eastern Virginia Medical School, 1998
  • B.S., University of California - Irvine, 1994

Publications

Daly, Mary B., Tuya Pal, Michael P. Berry, Saundra S. Buys, Patricia Dickson, Susan M. Domchek, Ahmed Elkhanany, et al. “Genetic/Familial High-Risk Assessment: Breast, Ovarian, and Pancreatic, Version 2.2021, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology.” Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : Jnccn 19, no. 1 (January 6, 2021): 77–102. https://doi.org/10.6004/jnccn.2021.0001.

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Sergesketter, Amanda R., Samantha M. Thomas, Edgardo R. Parrilla Castellar, Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju, Carolyn Menendez, E Shelley Hwang, and Jennifer K. Plichta. “Do Histopathology and Clinical Outcomes of Breast Atypia Vary by Race/Ethnicity?” J Surg Res 255 (November 2020): 205–15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2020.05.066.

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Tait, Sarah D., Yi Ren, Cushanta C. Horton, Sachiko M. Oshima, Samantha M. Thomas, Sherry Wright, Awanya Caesar, et al. “Characterizing participants in the North Carolina Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (NC BCCCP): A review of 90,000 women.” In Journal of Clinical Oncology, Vol. 38, 2020.

Scholars@Duke

Caddell, Keenan B., Yi Ren, Anuyuga Sampathkumar, Chandra A. Almond, Oluwatomi L. Ladipo, Colin E. Champ, Laura Horst Rosenberger, et al. “The effect of body mass index (BMI) on survival in patients with breast cancer and obesity-associated conditions.” In Journal of Clinical Oncology, Vol. 38, 2020.

Scholars@Duke

Gonzalez, Rafael, Emma Ryan, Catherine Watson, Gloria Broadwater, Noah D. Kauff, Laura J. Havrilesky, Andrew Berchuck, et al. “Genetic counseling referrals after next generation sequencing testing.” In Journal of Clinical Oncology, Vol. 38, 2020.

Scholars@Duke

Watson, Catherine, Sarah Tait, Lindsay Soo, Jennifer Kay Plichta, Tian Zhang, Edgardo Castellar, Andrew J. Armstrong, et al. “The prevalence of germline mutations among patients with solid tumors with genomic alterations identified on tumor testing: Results from a tertiary care academic center molecular tumor board.” In Journal of Clinical Oncology, Vol. 38, 2020.

Scholars@Duke

Daly, Mary B., Robert Pilarski, Matthew B. Yurgelun, Michael P. Berry, Saundra S. Buys, Patricia Dickson, Susan M. Domchek, et al. “NCCN Guidelines Insights: Genetic/Familial High-Risk Assessment: Breast, Ovarian, and Pancreatic, Version 1.2020.” J Natl Compr Canc Netw 18, no. 4 (April 2020): 380–91. https://doi.org/10.6004/jnccn.2020.0017.

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Champion, Cosette D., Yi Ren, Samantha M. Thomas, Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju, Laura H. Rosenberger, Rachel A. Greenup, Carolyn S. Menendez, E Shelley Hwang, and Jennifer K. Plichta. “DCIS with Microinvasion: Is It In Situ or Invasive Disease?” In Ann Surg Oncol, 26:3124–32, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-019-07556-9.

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Sergesketter, Amanda R., Samantha M. Thomas, Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju, Carolyn S. Menendez, Laura H. Rosenberger, Rachel A. Greenup, Terry Hyslop, Edgardo R. Parrilla Castellar, E Shelley Hwang, and Jennifer K. Plichta. “The Influence of Age on the Histopathology and Prognosis of Atypical Breast Lesions.” J Surg Res 241 (September 2019): 188–98. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2019.03.047.

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Plichta, Jennifer K., Molly L. Sebastian, Linda A. Smith, Carolyn S. Menendez, Anita T. Johnson, Sussan M. Bays, David M. Euhus, et al. “Germline Genetic Testing: What the Breast Surgeon Needs to Know.” Ann Surg Oncol 26, no. 7 (July 2019): 2184–90. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-019-07341-8.

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