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Lidia Schapira, MD


  • Schapira L.The essential elements of a therapeutic presence.Cancer. 2013 May 1;119(9):1609-10.
  • Rosenberg SM, Tamimi RM, Gelber S, Ruddy KJ, Kereakoglow S, Borges VF, Come SE, Schapira L, Winer EP, Partridge AH.Body image in recently diagnosed young women with early breast cancer.Psycho Oncology. 2012 Nov 7.
  • Kumar AR, Schapira L.The impact of intrapersonal, interpersonal, and community factors on the identity formation of young adults with cancer: a qualitative study.Psycho Oncology. 2012 Oct 19.
  • Baer AR, Michaels M, Good MJ, Schapira L.Engaging referring physicians in the clinical trial process.J Oncol Pract. 2012 Jan;8(1):e8-e10.
  • Baer AR, Good M, Schapira L.A new look at informed consent for cancer clinical trials.J Oncol Pract. 2011 Jul;7(4):267-70.
  • Goldstein MA, Schapira L.Where expert opinion meets public resistance.Oncology (Huntingt). 2010 Dec;24(14):1350-1.
  • Schapira L.Simple rules can improve prognostic accuracy.J Clin Oncol. 2011 Feb 1;29(4):347-9.
  • Ruddy KJ, Gelber S, Ginsburg ES, Schapira L, Abusief ME, Meyer ME, Partridge AH.Menopausal symptoms and fertility concerns in premenopausal breast cancer survivors: a comparison to age- and gravidity-matched controls.Menopause. 2011 Jan;18(1):105-8.
  • Schapira L, Schutt R.Training Community Health Workers About Cancer Clinical Trials.J Immigr Minor Health. 2010 Dec 23.
  • Loprinzi CL, Schapira L, Moynihan T, Kalemkerian GP, von Gunten C, Steensma D.Compassionate honesty.J Palliat Med. 2010 Oct;13(10):1187-91.
  • Schutt RK, Schapira L, Maniates J, Santiccioli J, Henlon S, Bigby J.Community Health Workers' Support for Cancer Clinical Trials: Description and Explanation.J Community Health. 2010 Aug;35(4):417-22.
  • Penson RT, Schapira L, Mack S, Stanzler M, Lynch TJ.Connection: schwartz center rounds at massachusetts general hospital cancer center.Oncologist. 2010;15(7):760-4.
  • Partridge AH,Ruddy KJ,Gelber S,Schapira L,Abusief M,Meyer M,Ginsburg E.Ovarian reserve in women who remain premenopausal after chemotherapy for early stage breast cancer.Fertil Steril. 2010 Jul;94(2):638-44.
  • Schapira L.Finding the language to talk about death.J Oncol Pract. 2010 Mar;6(2):112.
  • Schapira L.Passing those endless hours.J Support Oncol.;8(3):137-8.
  • Schapira L, Butow P, Brown R, Boyle F.Pessimism is no poison.J Clin Oncol. 2010 Feb 1;28(4):705-7.
  • Schapira L.A piece of my mind. A gift of time.JAMA. 2009 Oct 28;302(16):1738.
  • Muriel AC, Hwang VS, Kornblith A, Greer J, Greenberg DB, Temel J, Schapira L, Pirl W.Management of psychosocial distress by oncologists.Psychiatr Serv. 2009 Aug;60(8):1132-4.
  • Donelan K,Hobrecker K,Schapira L,Mailhot JR,Goulart BH,Chabner BA.Medical interpreter knowledge of cancer and cancer clinical trials.Cancer. 2009 Jul 15;115(14):3283-92.
  • Schapira L,Moynihan TJ,von Gunten CF,Smith TJ.Phase I versus palliative care: striking the right balance.J Clin Oncol. 2009 Jan 10;27(2):307-8.
  • Schapira L,Gordon-Rowe L,Martignetti R,Washington D,Bartholomay M,Greenberg D,Lathan C,LaFrancesca J,Lynch T,Chabner B.Racism in the chemotherapy infusion unit: a nurse's story.Oncologist. 2008 Nov;13(11):1177-80.
  • Schapira L.Hospice by another name... It's still hard to talk about dying.J Support Oncol. 2008 Sep-Oct;6(7):323.
  • Eichler AF, Kuter I, Ryan P, Schapira L, Younger J, Henson JW.Survival in patients with brain metastases from breast cancer: the importance of HER-2 status.Cancer. 2008 Jun;112(11):2359-67.
  • Pirl WF, Muriel A, Hwang V, Kornblith A, Greer J, Donelan K, Greenberg DB, Temel J, Schapira L.Screening for psychosocial distress: a national survey of oncologists.J Support Oncol. 2007 Nov-Dec;5(10):499-504.
  • Bandman BM, Bandman CE, Pennell N, Schapira L.Patients as real time teachers.J Cancer Educ. 2007 Summer;22(2):131-3.
  • Moynihan TJ, Schapira L.Preparing ourselves, our trainees, and our patients: a commentary on truthtelling.J Clin Oncol. 2007 Feb 1;25(4):456-7.
  • Baile WF, Buckman R, Schapira L, Parker PA.Breaking bad news: more than just guidelines.J Clin Oncol. 2006 Jul 1;24(19):3217; author reply 3217-8.
  • Burstein HJ, Parker LM, Keshaviah A, Doherty J, Partridge AH, Schapira L, Ryan PD, Younger J, Harris LN, Moy B, Come SE, Schumer ST, Bunnell CA, Haldoupis M, Gelman R, Winer EP.Efficacy of pegfilgrastim and darbepoetin alfa as hematopoietic support for dose-dense every-2-week adjuvant breast cancer chemotherapy.J Clin Oncol. 2005 Nov 20;23(33):8340-7.
  • Katz MS, Schapira L, Harisinghani MG, Hughes KS.Palpable right breast mass in a pregnant woman.Nat Clin Pract Oncol. 2005 Apr;2(4):218-21; quiz 1 p followin.
  • Partridge A, Schapira L.Pregnancy and breast cancer: epidemiology, treatment, and safety issues.Oncology (Huntingt). 2005 May;19(6):693-7; discussion 697-700.
  • Schapira L.Palliative information: doctor-patient communication.Semin Oncol. 2005 Apr;32(2):139-44.