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Jennifer K Plichta, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Assistant Professor in Population Health Sciences
Campus Mail: DUMC DUMC 3513, Durham, NC 27710

Education and Training

  • Breast Surgery Fellowship, Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 2015 - 2016
  • Breast Surgery Fellowship, Surgery, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 2015 - 2016
  • Breast Surgery Fellowship, Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 2015 - 2016
  • General Surgery Resident, Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, 2008 - 2015
  • M.S., Loyola University Medical Center, 2012
  • M.D., Indiana University, School of Medicine, 2008
  • B.A., Depauw University, 2002

Publications

Plichta, Jennifer K., Yi Ren, Caitlin E. Marks, Samantha M. Thomas, Rachel A. Greenup, Laura H. Rosenberger, Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju, Susan G. R. McDuff, E Shelley Hwang, and Jeremy Force. “Surgery for Men with Breast Cancer: Do the Same Data Still Apply?” Ann Surg Oncol, July 23, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-020-08901-z.

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Plichta, Jennifer K., Samantha M. Thomas, Amanda R. Sergesketter, Rachel A. Greenup, Laura H. Rosenberger, Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju, Gretchen Kimmick, Jeremy Force, Terry Hyslop, and E Shelley Hwang. “A Novel Staging System for De Novo Metastatic Breast Cancer Refines Prognostic Estimates.” Ann Surg, July 9, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000004231.

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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 (June 18, 2020): 205–15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2020.05.066.

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Hassett, Michael J., Mark R. Somerfield, Elisha R. Baker, Fatima Cardoso, Kari J. Kansal, Dylan C. Kwait, Jennifer K. Plichta, et al. “Management of Male Breast Cancer: ASCO Guideline.” J Clin Oncol 38, no. 16 (June 1, 2020): 1849–63. https://doi.org/10.1200/JCO.19.03120.

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Marks, Caitlin E., Yi Ren, Laura H. Rosenberger, Samantha M. Thomas, Rachel A. Greenup, Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju, Susan McDuff, Gretchen Kimmick, E. Shelley Hwang, and Jennifer K. Plichta. “Surgical Management of the Axilla in Elderly Women With Node-positive Breast Cancer.” J Surg Res 254 (May 29, 2020): 275–85. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2020.04.036.

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Castellar, Edgardo Parrilla, and Jennifer Plichta. “TP53 Mutation Class is Associated with Outcomes and Genomic Landscapes of Endocrine Therapy Resistance.” In Modern Pathology, 33:231–32. NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP, 2020.

Scholars@Duke

Castellar, Edgardo Parrilla, and Jennifer Plichta. “TP53 Mutation Class is Associated with Outcomes and Genomic Landscapes of Endocrine Therapy Resistance.” In Laboratory Investigation, 100:231–32. NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP, 2020.

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Rosenberg, Shoshana M., Laura H. Hendrix, Kristin L. Schreiber, Alastair M. Thompson, Isabelle Bedrosian, Kevin S. Hughes, Thomas Lynch, et al. “Abstract P1-21-07: The Patient-reported Outcomes after Routine Treatment of Atypical Lesions (PORTAL) study: Pain, psychosocial wellbeing, and quality of life among women undergoing guideline concordant care for DCIS vs. active surveillance for in situ and atypical lesions.” In Poster Session Abstracts. American Association for Cancer Research, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1158/1538-7445.sabcs19-p1-21-07.

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Sammons, Sarah, Yi Ren, Jeremy Force, Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju, Laura H. Rosenberger, Jennifer K. Plichta, Gretchen Kimmick, et al. “Abstract P3-08-10: Characterization of oncotype DX recurrence score and chemotherapy utilization patterns in young women (≤40) with early stage ER+/HER-, lymph node negative breast cancer.” In Poster Session Abstracts. American Association for Cancer Research, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1158/1538-7445.sabcs19-p3-08-10.

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Rosenberger, Laura H., Yi Ren, Samantha M. Thomas, Rachel A. Greenup, Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju, E Shelley Hwang, and Jennifer K. Plichta. “Axillary lymph node dissection in node-positive breast cancer: are ten nodes adequate and when is enough, enough?” In Breast Cancer Res Treat, 179:661–70, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10549-019-05500-9.

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