Roberto A. Leon Ferre, M.D.

  1. Oncologist
  1. O'Shaughnessy J, Brufsky A, Rugo HS, Tolaney SM, Punie K, Sardesai S, Hamilton E, Loirat D, Traina T, Leon-Ferre R, Hurvitz SA, Kalinsky K, Bardia A, Henry S, Mayer I, Zhu Y, Phan S, Cortes J. Analysis of patients without and with an initial triple-negative breast cancer diagnosis in the phase 3 randomized ASCENT study of sacituzumab govitecan in metastatic triple-negative breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2022 Sep; 195 (2):127-139 Epub 2022 May 11
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  2. D’Assoro AB, Leon-Ferre R, Braune E-B, Lendahl U. Roles of Notch Signaling in the Tumor Microenvironment International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2022; 23(11).
  3. Thompson KJ, Leon-Ferre RA, Sinnwell JP, Zahrieh DM, Suman VJ, Metzger FO, Asad S, Stover DG, Carey L, Sikov WM, Ingle JN, Liu MC, Carter JM, Klee EW, Weinshilboum RM, Boughey JC, Wang L, Couch FJ, Goetz MP, Kalari KR. Luminal androgen receptor breast cancer subtype and investigation of the microenvironment and neoadjuvant chemotherapy response. NAR Cancer. 2022 Jun; 4 (2):zcac018 Epub 2022 June 17
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  4. Aspros KGM, Carter JM, Hoskin TL, Suman VJ, Subramaniam M, Emch MJ, Ye Z, Sun Z, Sinnwell JP, Thompson KJ, Tang X, Rodman EPB, Wang X, Nelson AW, Chernukhin I, Hamdan FH, Bruinsma ES, Carroll JS, Fernandez-Zapico ME, Johnsen SA, Kalari KR, Huang H, Leon-Ferre RA, Couch FJ, Ingle JN, Goetz MP, Hawse JR. Estrogen receptor beta repurposes EZH2 to suppress oncogenic NFkappaB/p65 signaling in triple negative breast cancer. NPJ Breast Cancer. 2022 Feb 17; 8 (1):20
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  5. Carter JM, Polley MC, Leon-Ferre RA, Sinnwell J, Thompson KJ, Wang X, Ma Y, Zahrieh D, Kachergus JM, Solanki M, Boughey JC, Liu MC, Ingle JN, Kalari KR, Couch FJ, Thompson EA, Goetz MP. Characteristics and Spatially Defined Immune (micro)landscapes of Early-stage PD-L1-positive Triple-negative Breast Cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2021 Oct 15; 27 (20):5628-5637 Epub 2021 June 09
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  6. Yadav S, Giridhar KV, Leone JP, Leon-Ferre RA, Ruddy KJ. A practical guide to endocrine therapy in the management of estrogen receptor-positive male breast cancer Breast Cancer Management. 2021; 10(3).
  7. Anampa-Guzman A, Loli-Guevara S, Gutierrez-Narvaez CA, Nimboma LE, Leon-Ferre R. ASCO-Sponsored Oncology Student Interest Groups in the World. JCO Glob Oncol. 2021 Sep; 7:1586-1592
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  8. Leon-Ferre RA, Hieken TJ, Boughey JC. The Landmark Series: Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Triple-Negative and HER2-Positive Breast Cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Apr; 28 (4):2111-2119 Epub 2021 Jan 23
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  9. Polley MC, Leon-Ferre RA, Leung S, Cheng A, Gao D, Sinnwell J, Liu H, Hillman DW, Eyman-Casey A, Gilbert JA, Negron V, Boughey JC, Liu MC, Ingle JN, Kalari K, Couch F, Carter JM, Visscher DW, Nielsen TO, Goetz MP. A clinical calculator to predict disease outcomes in women with triple-negative breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2021 Feb; 185(3):557-566. Epub 2021 Jan 03.
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  10. Cathcart-Rake E, Novotny P, Leon-Ferre R, Le-Rademacher J, Storrick EM, Adjei AA, Terstriep S, Glaser R, Giuliano A, Mitchell WR, Page S, Austin C, Deming RL, Ferreira MA, Lafky JM, Birrell SN, Loprinzi CL. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of testosterone for treatment of postmenopausal women with aromatase inhibitor-induced arthralgias: Alliance study A221102. Support Care Cancer. 2021 Jan; 29 (1):387-396 Epub 2020 May 06
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  11. Anampa-Guzman A, Brito-Hijar AD, Gutierrez-Narvaez CA, Molina-Ruiz AR, Simo-Mendoza V, Gonzalez-Woge M, de la O Murillo A, Leon-Ferre R. American Society of Clinical Oncology-Sponsored Oncology Student Interest Groups in Latin America. JCO Glob Oncol. 2020 Sep; 6:1439-1445
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  12. Leon-Ferre RA, Perez EA, Hillman DW, Bueno C, Perez AT, Chen B, Jenkins RB, Northfelt DW, Johnson DB, Carolla RL, Zon RT, Moreno-Aspitia A. N083E (Alliance): long-term outcomes of patients treated in a pilot phase II study of docetaxel, carboplatin, trastuzumab, and lapatinib as adjuvant therapy for early-stage HER2-positive breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2020 Aug; 182 (3):613-622 Epub 2020 June 05
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  13. Gonzalez-Ericsson PI, Stovgaard ES, Sua LF, Reisenbichler E, Kos Z, Carter JM, Michiels S, Le Quesne J, Nielsen TO, Laenkholm AV, Fox SB, Adam J, Bartlett JM, Rimm DL, Quinn C, Peeters D, Dieci MV, Vincent-Salomon A, Cree I, Hida AI, Balko JM, Haynes HR, Frahm I, Acosta-Haab G, Balancin M, Bellolio E, Yang W, Kirtani P, Sugie T, Ehinger A, Castaneda CA, Kok M, McArthur H, Siziopikou K, Badve S, Fineberg S, Gown A, Viale G, Schnitt SJ, Pruneri G, Penault-Llorca F, Hewitt S, Thompson EA, Allison KH, Symmans WF, Bellizzi AM, Brogi E, Moore DA, Larsimont D, Dillon DA, Lazar A, Lien H, Goetz MP, Broeckx G, El Bairi K, Harbeck N, Cimino-Mathews A, Sotiriou C, Adams S, Liu SW, Loibl S, Chen IC, Lakhani SR, Juco JW, Denkert C, Blackley EF, Demaria S, Leon-Ferre R, Gluz O, Zardavas D, Emancipator K, Ely S, Loi S, Salgado R, Sanders M, International Immuno-Oncology Biomarker Working Group. The path to a better biomarker: application of a risk management framework for the implementation of PD-L1 and TILs as immuno-oncology biomarkers in breast cancer clinical trials and daily practice. J Pathol. 2020 Apr; 250 (5):667-684 Epub 2020 Apr 09
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  14. Leon-Ferre RA, Novotny PJ, Wolfe EG, Faubion SS, Ruddy KJ, Flora D, Dakhil CSR, Rowland KM, Graham ML, Le-Lindqwister N, Smith TJ, Loprinzi CL. Oxybutynin vs Placebo for Hot Flashes in Women With or Without Breast Cancer: A Randomized, Double-Blind Clinical Trial (ACCRU SC-1603). JNCI Cancer Spectr. 2020 Feb; 4 (1):pkz088 Epub 2019 Oct 21
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  15. McBane RD 2nd, Wysokinski WE, Le-Rademacher JG, Zemla T, Ashrani A, Tafur A, Perepu U, Anderson D, Gundabolu K, Kuzma C, Perez Botero J, Leon Ferre RA, Henkin S, Lenz CJ, Houghton DE, Vishnu P, Loprinzi CL. Apixaban and dalteparin in active malignancy-associated venous thromboembolism: The ADAM VTE trial. J Thromb Haemost. 2020 Feb; 18 (2):411-421 Epub 2019 Nov 28
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  16. Norton N, Youssef B, Hillman DW, Nassar A, Geiger XJ, Necela BM, Liu H, Ruddy KJ, Polley MC, Ingle JN, Couch FJ, Perez EA, Liu MC, Carter JM, Leon-Ferre RA, Boughey JC, Somers EB, Kalari KR, Visscher DW, Goetz MP, Knutson KL. Folate receptor alpha expression associates with improved disease-free survival in triple negative breast cancer patients. NPJ Breast Cancer. 2020; 6:4 Epub 2020 Feb 04
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  17. Yadav S, Karam D, Bin Riaz I, Xie H, Durani U, Duma N, Giridhar KV, Hieken TJ, Boughey JC, Mutter RW, Hawse JR, Jimenez RE, Couch FJ, Leon-Ferre RA, Ruddy KJ. Male breast cancer in the United States: Treatment patterns and prognostic factors in the 21st century. Cancer. 2020 Jan 1; 126 (1):26-36 Epub 2019 Oct 07
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  18. Amgad M, Stovgaard ES, Balslev E, Thagaard J, Chen W, Dudgeon S, Sharma A, Kerner JK, Denkert C, Yuan Y, AbdulJabbar K, Wienert S, Savas P, Voorwerk L, Beck AH, Madabhushi A, Hartman J, Sebastian MM, Horlings HM, Hudecek J, Ciompi F, Moore DA, Singh R, Roblin E, Balancin ML, Mathieu MC, Lennerz JK, Kirtani P, Chen IC, Braybrooke JP, Pruneri G, Demaria S, Adams S, Schnitt SJ, Lakhani SR, Rojo F, Comerma L, Badve SS, Khojasteh M, Symmans WF, Sotiriou C, Gonzalez-Ericsson P, Pogue-Geile KL, Kim RS, Rimm DL, Viale G, Hewitt SM, Bartlett JMS, Penault-Llorca F, Goel S, Lien HC, Loibl S, Kos Z, Loi S, Hanna MG, Michiels S, Kok M, Nielsen TO, Lazar AJ, Bago-Horvath Z, Kooreman LFS, van der Laak JAWM, Saltz J, Gallas BD, Kurkure U, Barnes M, Salgado R, Cooper LAD, International Immuno-Oncology Biomarker Working Group. Report on computational assessment of Tumor Infiltrating Lymphocytes from the International Immuno-Oncology Biomarker Working Group. NPJ Breast Cancer. 2020; 6:16. Epub 2020 May 12.
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  19. Kos Z, Roblin E, Kim RS, Michiels S, Gallas BD, Chen W, van de Vijver KK, Goel S, Adams S, Demaria S, Viale G, Nielsen TO, Badve SS, Symmans WF, Sotiriou C, Rimm DL, Hewitt S, Denkert C, Loibl S, Luen SJ, Bartlett JMS, Savas P, Pruneri G, Dillon DA, Cheang MCU, Tutt A, Hall JA, Kok M, Horlings HM, Madabhushi A, van der Laak J, Ciompi F, Laenkholm AV, Bellolio E, Gruosso T, Fox SB, Araya JC, Floris G, Hudecek J, Voorwerk L, Beck AH, Kerner J, Larsimont D, Declercq S, Van den Eynden G, Pusztai L, Ehinger A, Yang W, AbdulJabbar K, Yuan Y, Singh R, Hiley C, Bakir MA, Lazar AJ, Naber S, Wienert S, Castillo M, Curigliano G, Dieci MV, André F, Swanton C, Reis-Filho J, Sparano J, Balslev E, Chen IC, Stovgaard EIS, Pogue-Geile K, Blenman KRM, Penault-Llorca F, Schnitt S, Lakhani SR, Vincent-Salomon A, Rojo F, Braybrooke JP, Hanna MG, Soler-Monsó MT, Bethmann D, Castaneda CA, Willard-Gallo K, Sharma A, Lien HC, Fineberg S, Thagaard J, Comerma L, Gonzalez-Ericsson P, Brogi E, Loi S, Saltz J, Klaushen F, Cooper L, Amgad M, Moore DA, Salgado R, International Immuno-Oncology Biomarker Working Group. Pitfalls in assessing stromal tumor infiltrating lymphocytes (sTILs) in breast cancer. NPJ Breast Cancer. 2020; 6:17. Epub 2020 May 12.
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  20. Hudecek J, Voorwerk L, van Seijen M, Nederlof I, de Maaker M, van den Berg J, van de Vijver KK, Sikorska K, Adams S, Demaria S, Viale G, Nielsen TO, Badve SS, Michiels S, Symmans WF, Sotiriou C, Rimm DL, Hewitt SM, Denkert C, Loibl S, Loi S, Bartlett JMS, Pruneri G, Dillon DA, Cheang MCU, Tutt A, Hall JA, Kos Z, Salgado R, Kok M, Horlings HM, International Immuno-Oncology Biomarker Working Group. Application of a risk-management framework for integration of stromal tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes in clinical trials. NPJ Breast Cancer. 2020; 6:15. Epub 2020 May 12.
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  21. Leon-Ferre RA, Giridhar KV, Hieken TJ, Mutter RW, Couch FJ, Jimenez RE, Hawse JR, Boughey JC, Ruddy KJ. A contemporary review of male breast cancer: current evidence and unanswered questions. Cancer Metastasis Rev. 2018 Dec; 37 (4):599-614
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  22. Duma N, Gast KC, Choong GM, Leon-Ferre RA, O'Sullivan CC. Where Do We Stand on the Integration of PARP Inhibitors for the Treatment of Breast Cancer? Curr Oncol Rep. 2018 Jun 8; 20 (8):63 Epub 2018 June 08
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  23. Ravi P, Leon-Ferre R, Thompson CA. 47-Year-Old Woman With Anemia and Thrombocytopenia. Mayo Clin Proc. 2018 Jan; 93 (1):108-112 Epub 2017 Nov 13
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  24. Leon-Ferre RA, Polley MY, Liu H, Gilbert JA, Cafourek V, Hillman DW, Elkhanany A, Akinhanmi M, Lilyquist J, Thomas A, Negron V, Boughey JC, Liu MC, Ingle JN, Kalari KR, Couch FJ, Visscher DW, Goetz MP. Impact of histopathology, tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes, and adjuvant chemotherapy on prognosis of triple-negative breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2018 Jan; 167 (1):89-99 Epub 2017 Sept 14
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  25. McBane RD, McBane Ii R, Loprinzi CL, Ashrani A, Perez-Botero J, Leon Ferre RA, Henkin S, Lenz CJ, Le-Rademacher JG, Wysokinski WE. Apixaban and dalteparin in active malignancy associated venous thromboembolism. The ADAM VTE Trial. Thromb Haemost. 2017 Oct 5; 117 (10):1952-1961 Epub 2017 Aug 24
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  26. Leon-Ferre RA, Kottschade LA, Block MS, McWilliams RR, Dronca RS, Creagan ET, Allred JB, Lowe VJ, Markovic SN. Association between the use of surveillance PET/CT and the detection of potentially salvageable occult recurrences among patients with resected high-risk melanoma. Melanoma Res. 2017 Aug; 27 (4):335-341
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  27. Leon-Ferre RA, Majithia N, Loprinzi CL. Management of hot flashes in women with breast cancer receiving ovarian function suppression. Cancer Treat Rev. 2017 Jan; 52:82-90 Epub 2016 Dec 05
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  28. Leon-Ferre RA, Markovic SN. Nab-paclitaxel in patients with metastatic melanoma. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2015; 15: (12)1371-7.
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  29. Xia C, Leon-Ferre R, Laux D, Deutsch J, Smith BJ, Frees M, Milhem M. Treatment of resistant metastatic melanoma using sequential epigenetic therapy (decitabine and panobinostat) combined with chemotherapy (temozolomide). Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2014 Oct; 74: (4)691-7.
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  30. Engelman ES, Leon-Ferre R, Naraev BG, Sharma N, Sun S, O'Dorisio TM, Howe J, Button A, Zamba G, Halfdanarson TR. Comparison of transarterial liver-directed therapies for low-grade metastatic neuroendocrine tumors in a single institution. Pancreas. 2014 Mar; 43 (2):219-25
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  31. Leon-Ferre R, Koch B, Rosenstein LJ. A B-wildering case of paraplegia: cobalamin deficiency. Am J Med. 2013 Dec; 126: (12)1045-7.
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  32. Leon-Ferre RA, Weiler CR, Halfdanarson TR. Hypereosinophilic syndrome presenting as an unusual triad of eosinophilia, severe thrombocytopenia, and diffuse arterial thromboses, with good response to mepolizumab. Clin Adv Hematol Oncol. 2013 May; 11(5):317-9.
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  33. Leon-Ferre RA, Abu Hejleh TB, Halfdanarson TR. Extravasation of oxaliplatin into the mediastinum: a case report and review of the literature. Clin Adv Hematol Oncol. 2012 Aug; 10(8):546-8.
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  34. Cherrez Ojeda I, Cruz E, Leon R, Mantilla R, Guerrero T, Soria J, Tafur A, Chica L, Gabino G. Chronic autoimmune urticaria in children. Allergol Immunopathol (Madr). 2009 Jan-Feb; 37: (1)43-7.
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