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

Research Interests

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Therapeutics
  • Neoplasms
  • Mastectomy
  • Opioid Analgesics
  • Biopsy
  • Papilloma
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Breast
  • Segmental Mastectomy
  • Drug Therapy
  • Survival Rate

Recent Publications


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.


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.
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.
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.
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.
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.


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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.


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.
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.


Zaleski, M, Chen, YA, Chetlen, A, Mack, J, Xu, L, Dodge, D & Karamchandani, D 2018, 'Should we excise? Are there any clinical or histologic features that predict upgrade in papillomas, incidental or non-incidental?', Annals of Diagnostic Pathology, vol. 35, pp. 62-68.

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