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Michael R Abern, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery
Office: 40 Duke Medicine Circle, DUMC Box 3707, Durham, NC 27710
Campus Mail: DUMC 200 Trent Drive, DUMC Box 2804, Durham, NC 27710

Education and Training

  • Urologic Oncology Fellow, Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, 2011 - 2013
  • Urology Resident, Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, 2006 - 2011
  • M.D., Rush University, Medical College, 2006
  • B.S., University of Illinois, 1996

Publications

Abern, Michael R., Martha K. Terris, William J. Aronson, Christopher J. Kane, Christopher L. Amling, Matthew R. Cooperberg, and Stephen J. Freedland. “The impact of pathologic staging on the long-term oncologic outcomes of patients with clinically high-risk prostate cancer.” Cancer 120, no. 11 (June 1, 2014): 1656–62. https://doi.org/10.1002/cncr.28647.

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Abern, Michael R., Emelian Scosyrev, Matvey Tsivian, Edward M. Messing, Thomas J. Polascik, and Arkadiusz Z. Dudek. “Survival of patients undergoing cytoreductive surgery for metastatic renal cell carcinoma in the targeted-therapy era.” Anticancer Res 34, no. 5 (May 2014): 2405–11.

Scholars@Duke

Sun, B., E. L. Wiley, S. Garzon, S. Setty, M. Abern, N. Malhotra, and J. Bui. “CYSTIC NEPHROMA: A BENIGN TUMOR OR HAMARTOMATOUS PROLIFERATION?” In Journal of Investigative Medicine, 62:741–741, 2014.

Scholars@Duke

Allott, E. H., M. R. Abern, L. Gerber, C. J. Keto, W. J. Aronson, M. K. Terris, C. J. Kane, et al. “Metformin does not affect risk of biochemical recurrence following radical prostatectomy: Results from the SEARCH database.” Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases 16, no. 4 (December 1, 2013): 391–97. https://doi.org/10.1038/pcan.2013.48.

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Allott, E. H., M. R. Abern, L. Gerber, C. J. Keto, W. J. Aronson, M. K. Terris, C. J. Kane, et al. “Metformin does not affect risk of biochemical recurrence following radical prostatectomy: results from the SEARCH database.” Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 16, no. 4 (December 2013): 391–97. https://doi.org/10.1038/pcan.2013.48.

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Abern, Michael R., Matvey Tsivian, Christopher L. Coogan, Howard L. Kaufman, and Thomas J. Polascik. “Characteristics of patients diagnosed with both melanoma and renal cell cancer.” Cancer Causes Control 24, no. 11 (November 2013): 1925–33. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10552-013-0267-0.

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