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Faina Nakhlis, M.D.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Phone: (617) 983-7777


fnakhlis@partners.org

Faina Nakhlis, M.D.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

EDUCATIONAL TITLES

  • Assistant Professor, Surgery, Harvard Medical School

DF/HCC PROGRAM AFFILIATION

Research Abstract

My research interests include the natural history and surgical management of premalignant breast lesions, inflammatory breast cancer (IBC), local therapy for metastatic locally advanced breast cancer, the mechanisms of tumor resistance.

Publications

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  • Warren LE, Guo H, Regan MM, Nakhlis F, Yeh ED, Jacene HA, Hirshfield-Bartek J, Overmoyer BA, Bellon JR. Inflammatory breast cancer and development of brain metastases: risk factors and outcomes. Breast Cancer Res Treat 2015; 151:225-32. PubMed
  • Nakhlis F, Ahmadiyeh N, Lester S, Raza S, Lotfi P, Golshan M. Papilloma on Core Biopsy: Excision vs. Observation. Ann Surg Oncol 2015; 22:1479-82. PubMed
  • Warren LE, Guo H, Regan MM, Nakhlis F, Yeh ED, Jacene HA, Hirshfield-Bartek J, Overmoyer BA, Bellon JR. Inflammatory Breast Cancer: Patterns of Failure and the Case for Aggressive Locoregional Management. Ann Surg Oncol 2015. PubMed
  • Golshan M, Nakhlis F. Can methylene blue only be used in sentinel lymph node biopsy for breast cancer? Breast J 2006; 12:428-30. PubMed
  • Nakhlis F, Lazarus L, Hou N, Acharya S, Khan SA, Staradub VL, Rademaker AW, Morrow M. Tamoxifen use in patients with ductal carcinoma in situ and T1a/b N0 invasive carcinoma. J Am Coll Surg 2005; 201:688-94. PubMed
  • Nakhlis F, Morrow M. Ductal carcinoma in situ. Surg Clin North Am 2003; 83:821-39. PubMed
  • Clare SE, Nakhlis F, Panetta JC. Molecular biology of breast cancer metastasis. The use of mathematical models to determine relapse and to predict response to chemotherapy in breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res 2001; 2:430-5. PubMed
  • Yeh ED, Jacene HA, Bellon JR, Nakhlis F, Birdwell RL, Georgian-Smith D, Giess CS, Hirshfield-Bartek J, Overmoyer B, Van den Abbeele AD. What radiologists need to know about diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory breast cancer: a multidisciplinary approach. Radiographics 2013; 33:2003-17. PubMed