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Mark J. Dryden, M.D.

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Associate Professor, Breast Imaging Section, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1995 Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, MD, Medicine
1987 DePaul University, Chicago, IL, BS, International Economics

Board Certifications

1999 American Board of Radiology


Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Program Director, Breast Imaging Fellowship, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 6/2008-present

Other Appointments/Responsibilities

Member, Graduate Medical Education Committee, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center,, Houston, TX, 6/2008-present

Honors and Awards

2003 Certificate of Merit, Imaging findings following removal of silicone breast implants, American Roentgen Ray Society

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Dogan B, Gonzales-Angulo AM, Dryden MJ, Gilcrease M, Yang WT. Multimodality imaging features of triple receptor negative breast cancers. AJR Am J Roentgenol 194(4):1160-1166, 4/2010.
2. Cohen L, Chen Z, Arun B, Shao Z, Dryden M, Xu L, Le-Petross C, Dogan B, McKenna BJ, Lac, Markman M, Babiera G. External Qigong Therapy for Women With Breast Cancer Prior To Surgery. Intergrative Cancer Therapies 9(4):348-353, 2010.
3. Yang WT, Dryden M, Broglio K, Gilcrease M, Dawood S, Dempsey PJ, Valero V, Hortobagyi G, Atchley D, Arun B. Mammographic features of triple receptor-negative primary breast cancers in young premenopausal women. Breast Cancer Res Treat 111(3):405-10, 11/2007.
4. Yang WT, Hennessy BT, Dryden MJ, Valero V, Hunt KK, Krishnamurthy S. Mammary angiosarcomas: imaging findings in 24 patients. Radiology 242:725-34, 2007.
5. Oh JL, Dryden MJ, Woodward WA, Yu TK, Tereffe W, Strom EA, Perkins GH, Middleton L, Hunt KK, Giordano SH, Oswald MJ, Domain D, Buchholz TA. Locoregional control of clinically diagnosed multifocal or multicentric breast cancer after neoadjuvant chemotherapy and locoregional therapy. J Clin Oncol 24:4971-5, 11/2006. PMID: 17075114.
6. Erguvan-Dogan B, Whitman GJ, Nguyen VA, Dryden MJ, Stafford RJ, Hazle J, McAlee KR, Phelps MJ, Ice MF, Kuerer HM, Middleton LP. Specimen radiography in confirmation of MRI-guided needle localization and surgical excision of breast lesions. AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:339-44, 8/2006. PMID: 16861535.
7. Yang WT, Dryden MJ, Gwyn K, Whitman GJ, Theriault R. Imaging of breast cancer diagnosed and treated with chemotherapy during pregnancy. Radiology 239(1):52-60, 4/2006. PMID: 16484353.
8. Yang W, Lai CJ, Whitman GJ, Murphy WA, Dryden MJ, Sahin AA, Johnston D, Dempsey PJ, and Shaw CC. Comparison of full-field digital mammography and screen-film mammography for detection and characterization of simulated small masses. AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:576-81, 2006.
9. Tsimberidou AM, Estey E, Whitman GJ, Dryden MJ, Ratnam S, Pierce S, Faderl S, Giles F, Kantarjian HM, Garcia-Manero G. Extramedullary relapse in a patient with acute promyelocytic leukemia: successful treatment with arsenic trioxide, all-trans retinoic acid and gemtuzumab ozogamicin therapies. Leuk Res 28(9):991-4, 9/2004. PMID: 15234578.
10. Kushwaha AC, O'Toole M, Sneige N, Stelling CB, Dryden MJ. Mammographic-pathologic correlation of apocrine metaplasia diagnosed using vacuum-assisted stereotactic core-needle biopsy: our 4-year experience. AJR Am J Roentgenol 180(3):795-8, 3/2003. PMID: 12591698.
11. Rong XJ, Shaw CC, Johnston DA, Lemacks MR, Liu X, Whitman GJ, Dryden MJ, Stephens TW, Thompson SK, Krugh KT, Lai CJ. Microcalcification detectability for four mammographic detectors: flat-panel, CCD, CR, and screen/film. Med Phys 29:2052-61, 9/2002. PMID: 12349926.


1. Adrada B, Whitman GJ, Crosby M, Carkaci S, Dryden MJ , Dogan BE. Imaging of the reconstructed breast. Radiological Society of North America 97th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 11/2011.
2. Gonzalez-Angulo AM, Green MC, Murray JL, Palla SL, Koenig KB, Brewster A, Valero V, Ibrahim NK, Moulder S, Litton JK, Flores P, Crawford D, Dryden MJ, Symmans WF, Giordano SH, Pusztai L, Buzdar AU, Mills GB, Hortobagyi GN, Meric-Bernstam F. Open label randomized clinical trial of standard neoadjuvant chemotherapy with paclitaxel followed by FEC (T-FEC) vs. the combination of paclitaxel and RAD001 followed by FEC (TR-FEC) in women with triple receptor-negative breast cancer (TNBC). Proceedings of the Annual Meeting American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), 6/2011.
3. Dogan B, Gonzalez-Angulo A, Gilcrease M, Dryden M, Carkaci S, Yang W. Mammography, ultrasound and MRI findings in triple negative breast carcinomas. Scientific paper presentation. Proceedings of 94th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, 2008.
4. Yang W, Dryden MJ, Brogolio KR, Merc-Bernstam F, Arun B, Valero V. Mammographic and sonographic features of breast cancer in young women at high genetic risk. Familial Breast Cancer/ Genetic Testing. Proceedings of the 29th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, 12/2006.
5. Dogan BE, Whitman GJ, Nguyen V, Dryden M, Middleton L. Specimen radiography may be useful following MR-guided needle localization and surgical excision of breast lesions. AJR Am J Roentgenol 184S(4):58, 2005.
6. Lai C, Whitman GJ, Yang WT, Dryden M, Kushwaha AC, Arribas E, Phelps M, Shaw CC. Comparison of three mammographic detectors for detection of microcalcifications: an ROC study based on the images of specimens. Med Phys 30:1406, 2003.
7. Whitman GJ, Dryden MJ, Stephens TW, Arribas E, Selinko V, Yang WT, Kushwaha AC, Dempsey PJ. Sonographic findings after breast conservation therapy. Proceedings of 88th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, 12/2002.
8. Stephens TW, Whitman GJ, Dryden MJ, Kushwaha AC, Dempsey PJ, Middleton LP, et al. Benign breast calcifications that do not require biopsy. Radiology 221(P):696, 2001.
9. Rong J, Shaw C, Johnston D, Lemacks M, Liu X, Whitman G, Thompson S, Dryden M, Krugh K. Microcalcification detectability for four mammographic detectors: flat-panel, CCD, CR and screen/film. Med Phys 28:1821, 2001.
10. Whitman GJ, Hopkins K, Dryden MJ, Phelps MJ, Macapinlac H, Sevick-Muraca EM, Vangala C, Shaw CC. Breast imaging: current concepts and future directions. The Oncologist, 2000.
11. Dryden MJ, Whitman GJ, Sellin AK, Kushwaha AC, Samuels BI, Stelling CB. Effect of unopposed estrogen on the untreated breast in women with a history of breast cancer. Radiology 217(P):447, 2000.
12. Whitman GJ, Stelling CB, Delpassand ES, Kushwaha AC, Sahin AA Krishnamurthy R, Dryden M, Feig BW, Ross MI, Hunt KK. Sentinel lymph node mapping with mammographic guidance: technical feasibility. AJR Am J Roentgenol 174(S):26, 2000.

Last updated: 7/18/2014