Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Daleela Dodge, MD

Daleela Dodge, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
Division of General Surgery Specialties and Surgical Oncology
Associate Professor, Department of Humanities
Scientific Program:Cancer Control
Disease Teams:
Breast Cancer
dgj2@psu.edu

Research Interests

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Therapeutics
  • Neoplasms
  • Survival
  • Cancer Survivors
  • Segmental Mastectomy
  • Mastectomy
  • Hormones
  • Opioid Analgesics
  • Biopsy
  • Papilloma
  • Drug Therapy

Recent Publications

2022

Ssentongo, P, Oh, JS, Amponsah-Manu, F, Wong, W, Candela, X, Acharya, Y, Ssentongo, AE & Dodge, DG 2022, 'Breast Cancer Survival in Eastern Region of Ghana', Frontiers in Public Health, vol. 10, 880789. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2022.880789
The INSITE study team 2022, 'Clinical Impact of Intraoperative Margin Assessment in Breast-Conserving Surgery With a Novel Pegulicianine Fluorescence-Guided System: A Nonrandomized Controlled Trial', JAMA Surgery, vol. 157, no. 7, pp. 573-580. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2022.1075
McLaughlin, CJ, Stahl, KA, Allen, SR & Dodge, DG 2022, 'Creation of a Human Factors Board to Support Well-Being in General Surgery Residents', Academic Medicine, vol. 97, no. 11, pp. 1628-1631. https://doi.org/10.1097/ACM.0000000000004881
Shen, C, Li, N, Zhou, S, Stahl, K, Dodge, D & Zhao, H 2022, 'Endocrine therapy initiation and overall survival outcomes with omission of radiation therapy in older Medicare patients with early-stage hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer', Cancer medicine. https://doi.org/10.1002/cam4.5488
Stahl, KA, Dodge, D, Olecki, EJ, Holguin, RP, McLaughlin, C, Wong, W & Shen, C 2022, 'Insurance Status and Travel Distance to Single Treatment Facility Predictive of Mastectomy', Journal of Surgical Research, vol. 270, pp. 22-30. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2021.08.035
Vidt, ME, Heitzenrater, J, Dodge, D, Potochny, J, Widders, K, Paulishak, M, Ravnic, D, Henry, CR, Green, M, Kass, R & Schmitz, KH 2022, 'The role of physical arm function and demographic disparities in breast cancer survivors’ ability to return to work', Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 30, no. 12, pp. 10301-10310. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-022-07449-w
Shen, C, Kwon, M, Moss, JL, Schaefer, E, Zhou, S, Dodge, D & Ruffin, MT 2022, 'Utilization of Mammography During the Last Year of Life Among Older Breast Cancer Survivors', Journal of Women's Health, vol. 31, no. 7, pp. 941-948. https://doi.org/10.1089/jwh.2021.0517

2021

Stahl, K, Dodge, D, Wong, W & Shen, C 2022, 'ASO Author Reflection: Trimodality Therapy Offers Survival Advantage in Metastatic Male Breast Cancer', Annals of Surgical Oncology, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 1018. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-021-10790-9
Shen, C, Klein, RW, Moss, JL, Dodge, DG, Chetlen, AL, Stahl, KA, Zhou, S, Leslie, DL, Ruffin, MT & Lengerich, EJ 2021, 'Association Between Dense Breast Legislation and Cancer Stage at Diagnosis', American Journal of Preventive Medicine, vol. 61, no. 6, pp. 890-899. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2021.05.020
Stahl, KA, Wong, W, Olecki, EJ, McLaughlin, C, Perez-Holguin, R, Lewcun, JA, Dodge, D & Shen, C 2022, 'Benefits of Trimodality Therapy Compared with Systemic Therapy Alone in Male Patients with Stage IV Breast Cancer', Annals of Surgical Oncology, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 1005-1017. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-021-10729-0
Choe, AI, Ismail, R, Mack, J, Walter, V, Yang, AL & Dodge, DG 2022, 'Review of Variables Associated With Positive Surgical Margins Using Scout Reflector Localizations for Breast Conservation Therapy', Clinical Breast Cancer, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. e232-e238. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clbc.2021.07.003
Stahl, K, Dodge, D & Shen, C 2021, 'Surgery of the Primary Tumor in De Novo Metastatic Breast Cancer Confers No Survival Benefit: Author’s Reply', Annals of Surgical Oncology, vol. 28, pp. 789-790. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-021-10906-1

2020

Stahl, K, Dodge, D & Shen, C 2021, 'ASO Author Reflections: Surgery Offers Survival Advantage in Treatment-Responsive Metastatic Breast Cancer', Annals of Surgical Oncology, vol. 28, no. 5, pp. 2659. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-020-09286-9
Stahl, K, Wong, W, Dodge, D, Brooks, A, McLaughlin, C, Olecki, E, Lewcun, J, Newport, K, Vasekar, M & Shen, C 2021, 'Benefits of Surgical Treatment of Stage IV Breast Cancer for Patients With Known Hormone Receptor and HER2 Status', Annals of Surgical Oncology, vol. 28, no. 5, pp. 2646-2658. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-020-09244-5
Lewcun, JA, Pameijer, C, Kass, R, Cream, L, Hershock, D, Brooks, AJ & Dodge, DG 2020, 'Doxorubicin, paclitaxel, and cisplatin based chemotherapy for the treatment of angiosarcoma: Two case reports', International Journal of Surgery Case Reports, vol. 68, pp. 83-87. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2020.02.036
Shen, C, Thornton, JD, Gu, D, Dodge, D, Zhou, S, He, W, Zhao, H & Giordano, SH 2020, 'Prolonged Opioid Use After Surgery for Early-Stage Breast Cancer', Oncologist, vol. 25, no. 10, pp. e1574-e1582. https://doi.org/10.1634/theoncologist.2019-0868
Larson, AR, Sharkey, KM, Poorman, JA, Kan, CK, Moeschler, SM, Chandrabose, R, Marquez, CM, Dodge, DG, Silver, JK & Nazarian, RM 2020, 'Representation of Women among Invited Speakers at Medical Specialty Conferences', Journal of Women's Health, vol. 29, no. 4, pp. 550-560. https://doi.org/10.1089/jwh.2019.7723
Vidt, ME, Potochny, J, Dodge, D, Green, M, Sturgeon, K, Kass, R & Schmitz, KH 2020, 'The influence of mastectomy and reconstruction on residual upper limb function in breast cancer survivors', Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, vol. 182, no. 3, pp. 531-541. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10549-020-05717-z
Shen, C, Thornton, JD, Newport, K, Schaefer, E, Zhou, S, Yee, NS, Dodge, D & Leslie, D 2020, 'Trends and patterns in the use of opioids among metastatic breast cancer patients', Scientific reports, vol. 10, no. 1, 21698. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-78569-8
Ssentongo, P, Lewcun, JA, Candela, X, Ssentongo, AE, Kwon, EG, Ba, DM, Oh, JS, Amponsah-Manu, F, McDonald, AC, Chinchilli, VM, Soybel, DI & Dodge, DG 2020, 'Variations in Breast Cancer Survival Rates: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Data from the Entire Continent of Africa', SSRN Electronic Journal. https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3326638

2019

Chen, YA, Mack, JA, Karamchandani, DM, Zaleski, MP, Xu, L, Dodge, DG & Chetlen, AL 2019, 'Excision recommended in high-risk patients: Revisiting the diagnosis of papilloma on core biopsy in the context of patient risk', Breast Journal, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 232-236. https://doi.org/10.1111/tbj.13200
Ssentongo, P, Lewcun, JA, Candela, X, Ssentongo, AE, Kwon, EG, Ba, DM, Oh, JS, Amponsah-Manu, F, McDonald, AC, Chinchilli, VM, Soybel, DI & Dodge, DG 2019, 'Regional, racial, gender, and tumor biology disparities in breast cancer survival rates in Africa: A systematic review and meta-analysis', PloS one, vol. 14, no. 11, e0225039. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0225039

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