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Sharon H. Giordano, MD, MPH

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Department Chair, Department of Health Services Research, Division of OVP, Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Professor of Medicine and Internist (with tenure), Department of Health Services Research, Division of OVP, Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Dual/Joint/Adjunct Appointment

Professor of Medicine and Internist (with tenure), Department of Breast Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

2004 The University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX, MPH, Disease Control
1996 The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, MD, Medicine
1991 Yale University, New Haven, CT, BS, Summa Cum Laude, Biology

Postgraduate Training

7/1999-6/2002 Clinical Fellowship, Medical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, Robert A. Wolff, M.D.
7/1996-6/1999 Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Lisa Bellini, M.D.

Board Certifications

12/2022 Medical Oncology
12/2009 Internal Medicine

Honors and Awards

2012-2015 Faculty Scholar Award, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
2012 Gerald P. Bodey Award for Excellence in Education Nominee, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
2010 2010 Division of Cancer Medicine Distinguished Alumnus Award, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
2009-present American Cancer Society Research Scholar, American Cancer Society
2009 Faculty Educator of the Month - July, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
2009 Gerald P. Bodey Award for Excellence in Education Nominee, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
2009 Recognized as CRC/PBHSRC Excellent Reviewer, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
2007 Fellow, Sealy Center on Aging, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
2006 Recognized as CRC/PBHSRC Excellent Reviewer
2004-2009 Recipient, NIH Loan Repayment Program
2003-2004 Breast Medical Oncology Certificates of Appreciation: Highest Revenue per % Effort and Highest Number of RVUs per % Effort
2002-2003 Breast Medical Oncology Certificates of Appreciation: Highest Revenue per % Effort and Highest Number of RVUs per % Effort
2002 ASCO Merit Award Recipient
2002 M. D. Anderson Trainee Recognition Day Honorable Mention
2001 ASCO Merit Award Recipient
2001 Outstanding New Student Award, UT School of Public Health
1996 Alpha Omega Alpha, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
1991 Graduated With Distinction in Biology, Yale University
1991 Summa Cum Laude, Yale University
1990 Outstanding Student in Organic Chemistry Laboratory, Yale University

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Giordano SH. Lumpectomy in Male Patients with Breast Cancer. Ann Surg Oncol 20(8):2460-1, 8/2013. e-Pub 5/21/2013. PMID: 23689936.
2. Theriault RL, Carlson RW, Allred C, Anderson BO, Burstein HJ, Edge SB, Farrar WB, Forero A, Giordano SH, Goldstein LJ, Gradishar WJ, Hayes DF, Hudis CA, Isakoff SJ, Ljung BM, Mankoff DA, Marcom PK, Mayer IA, McCormick B, Pierce LJ, Reed EC, Schwartzberg LS, Smith ML, Soliman H, Somlo G, Ward JH, Wolff AC, Zellars R, Shead DA, Kumar R. Breast Cancer, Version 3.2013. J Natl Compr Canc Netw 11(7):753-761, 7/1/2013. PMID: 23847214.
3. Walker GV, Giordano SH, Williams M, Jiang J, Niu J, Mackinnon J, Anderson P, Wohler B, Sinclair AH, Boscoe FP, Schymura MJ, Buchholz TA, Smith BD. Muddy water? Variation in reporting receipt of breast cancer radiation therapy by population-based tumor registries. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 86(4):686-93, 7/2013. PMID: 23773392.
4. Jiralerspong S, Kim ES, Dong W, Feng L, Hortobagyi GN, Giordano SH. Obesity, diabetes, and survival outcomes in a large cohort of early-stage breast cancer patients. Ann Oncol. e-Pub 7/2013. PMID: 23793035.
5. Chavez-Macgregor M, Clarke CA, Lichtensztajn D, Hortobagyi GN, Giordano SH. Male breast cancer according to tumor subtype and race: A population based study. Cancer 119(9):1611-7, 5/1/2013. e-Pub 1/22/2013. PMID: 23341341.
6. Yi M, Cormier JN, Xing Y, Giordano SH, Chai C, Meric-Bernstam F, Vlastos G, Kuerer HM, Mirza NQ, Buchholz TA, Hunt KK. Other primary malignancies in breast cancer patients treated with breast conserving surgery and radiation therapy. Ann Surg Oncol 20(5):1514-21, 5/2013. e-Pub 12/6/2012. PMID: 23224829.
7. Gomez DR, Liao KP, Giordano S, Nguyen H, Smith BD, Elting LS. Adherence to national guidelines for antiemesis prophylaxis in patients undergoing chemotherapy for lung cancer: A population-based study. Cancer 119(7):1428-36, 4/1/2013. e-Pub 12/4/2012. PMID: 23212885.
8. Ruddy KJ, Giobbie-Hurder A, Giordano SH, Goldfarb S, Kereakoglow S, Winer EP, Partridge AH. Quality of life and symptoms in male breast cancer survivors. Breast 22(2):197-9, 4/2013. e-Pub 1/11/2013. PMID: 23313328.
9. Shi Q, Giordano SH, Lu H, Saleeba AK, Malveaux D, Cleeland CS. Anastrozole-associated joint pain and other symptoms in patients with breast cancer. J Pain 14(3):290-6, 3/2013. PMCID: PMC3587979.
10. Du XL, Parikh RC, Lairson DR, Giordano SH, Cen P. Comparative effectiveness of platinum-based chemotherapy versus taxane and other regimens for ovarian cancer. Med Oncol 30(1):440, 3/2013. e-Pub 1/2013. PMID: 23307252.
11. Guadagnolo BA, Liao KP, Elting L, Giordano S, Buchholz TA, Shih YC. Use of radiation therapy in the last 30 days of life among a large population-based cohort of elderly patients in the United States. J Clin Oncol 31(1):80-7, 1/1/2013. e-Pub 11/19/2012. PMID: 23169520.
12. Guadagnolo BA, Xu Y, Zagars GK, Cormier JN, Pollock RE, Feig BW, Giordano S, Buchholz TA, Shih YC. A population-based study of the quality of care in the diagnosis of large (≥5 cm) soft tissue sarcomas. Am J Clin Oncol 35(5):455-61, 10/2012. e-Pub 4/2011. PMID: 21537147.
13. Albert JM, Pan IW, Shih YC, Jiang J, Buchholz TA, Giordano SH, Smith BD. Effectiveness of radiation for prevention of mastectomy in older breast cancer patients treated with conservative surgery. Cancer 118(19):4642-51, 10/2012. e-Pub 8/2012. PMID: 22890779.
14. Albert JM, Liu DD, Shen Y, Pan IW, Shih YC, Hoffman KE, Buchholz TA, Giordano SH, Smith BD. Nomogram to Predict the Benefit of Radiation for Older Patients With Breast Cancer Treated With Conservative Surgery. J Clin Oncol 30(23):2837-43, 8/10/2012. e-Pub 6/25/2012. PMCID: PMC3410401.
15. Carlson RW, Allred DC, Anderson BO, Burstein HJ, Edge SB, Farrar WB, Forero A, Giordano SH, Goldstein LJ, Gradishar WJ, Hayes DF, Hudis CA, Isakoff SJ, Ljung BM, Mankoff DA, Marcom PK, Mayer IA, McCormick B, Pierce LJ, Reed EC, Smith ML, Soliman H, Somlo G, Theriault RL, Ward JH, Wolff AC, Zellars R, Kumar R, Shead DA. Metastatic Breast Cancer, Version 1.2012: Featured Updates to the NCCN Guidelines. J Natl Compr Canc Netw 10(7):821-829, 7/1/2012. PMID: 22773798.
16. Giordano SH, Lin YL, Kuo YF, Hortobagyi GN, Goodwin JS. Decline in the use of anthracyclines for breast cancer. J Clin Oncol 30(18):2232-9, 6/20/2012. e-Pub 5/21/2012. PMCID: PMC3397719.
17. Pemmaraju N, Munsell MF, Hortobagyi GN, Giordano SH. Retrospective review of male breast cancer patients: analysis of tamoxifen-related side-effects. Ann Oncol 23(6):1471-4, 6/2012. e-Pub 11/15/2011. PMID: 22085764.
18. Smith GL, Xu Y, Buchholz TA, Giordano SH, Jiang J, Shih YC, Smith BD. Association between treatment with brachytherapy vs whole-breast irradiation and subsequent mastectomy, complications, and survival among older women with invasive breast cancer. JAMA 307(17):1827-37, 5/2/2012. PMID: 22550197.
19. Moulder S, Gladish G, Ensor J, Gonzalez-Angulo AM, Cristofanilli M, Murray JL, Booser D, Giordano SH, Brewster A, Moore J, Rivera E, Hortobagyi GN, Tran HT. A phase 1 study of weekly everolimus (RAD001) in combination with docetaxel in patients with metastatic breast cancer. Cancer 118(9):2378-84, 5/2012. e-Pub 10/2011. PMID: 22006179.
20. Cheng L, Swartz MD, Zhao H, Kapadia AS, Lai D, Rowan PJ, Buchholz TA, Giordano SH. Hazard of recurrence among women after primary breast cancer treatment - A 10-year follow-up using data from SEER-Medicare. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21(5):800-9, 5/2012. e-Pub 3/16/2012. PMID: 22426147.
21. Barcenas CH, Zhang N, Zhao H, Duan Z, Buchholz TA, Hortobagyi GN, Giordano SH. Anthracycline regimen adherence in older patients with early breast cancer. Oncologist 17(3):303-11, 2012. e-Pub 2/2012. PMCID: PMC3316913.
22. Smith BD, Jiang J, McLaughlin SS, Hurria A, Smith GL, Giordano SH, Buchholz TA. Improvement in breast cancer outcomes over time: Are older women missing out? J Clin Oncol 29(35):4647-53, 12/10/2011. e-Pub 11/7/2011. PMID: 22067407.
23. Roundtree AK, Giordano SH, Price A, Suarez-Almazor ME. Problems in transition and quality of care: perspectives of breast cancer survivors. Support Care Cancer 19(12):1921-9, 12/2011. e-Pub 12/9/2010. PMCID: PMC3103754.
24. Chavez-Macgregor M, Zhao H, Kroll M, Fang S, Zhang N, Hortobagyi GN, Buchholz TA, Shih YC, Giordano SH. Risk factors and incidence of thromboembolic events (TEEs) in older men and women with breast cancer. Ann Oncol 22(11):2394-402, 11/2011. e-Pub 3/10/2011. PMCID: PMC3200221.
25. Shirvani SM, Pan IW, Buchholz TA, Shih YC, Hoffman KE, Giordano SH, Smith BD. Impact of evidence-based clinical guidelines on the adoption of postmastectomy radiation in older women. Cancer 117(20):4595-605, 10/15/2011. e-Pub 6/27/2011. PMID: 21710653.
26. Chavez-MacGregor M, Zhao H, Fang S, Srokowski TP, Hortobagyi GN, Giordano SH. Complications associated with erythropoietin-stimulating agents in patients with metastatic breast cancer: A Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results-Medicare Study. Cancer 117(16):3641-9, 8/15/2011. e-Pub 2/24/2011. PMID: 21656514.
27. Smith BD, Pan IW, Shih YC, Smith GL, Harris JR, Punglia R, Pierce LJ, Jagsi R, Hayman JA, Giordano SH, Buchholz TA. Adoption of intensity modulated radiation therapy for breast cancer in the United States. J Natl Cancer Inst 103(10):798-809, 5/18/2011. e-Pub 4/27/2011. PMID: 21525437.
28. Carlson RW, Allred DC, Anderson BO, Burstein HJ, Carter WB, Edge SB, Erban JK, Farrar WB, Forero A, Giordano SH, Goldstein LJ, Gradishar WJ, Hayes DF, Hudis CA, Ljung BM, Mankoff DA, Marcom PK, Mayer IA, McCormick B, Pierce LJ, Reed EC, Sachdev J, Smith ML, Somlo G, Ward JH, Wolff AC, Zellars R. Invasive breast cancer. J Natl Compr Canc Netw 9(2):136-222, 2/2011. PMID: 21310842.
29. Goodwin JS, Asrabadi A, Howrey B, Giordano S, Kuo YF. Multiple measurement of serum lipids in the elderly. Med Care 49(2):225-30, 2/2011. e-Pub 12/2010. PMID: 21150795.
30. Smith GL, Xu Y, Buchholz TA, Smith BD, Giordano SH, Haffty BG, Vicini FA, White JR, Arthur DW, Harris JR, Shih YC. Brachytherapy for accelerated partial-breast irradiation: a rapidly emerging technology in breast cancer care. J Clin Oncol 29(2):157-65, 1/10/2011. e-Pub 12/6/2010. PMID: 21135274.
31. La Vecchia C, Giordano SH, Hortobagyi GN, Chabner B. Overweight, obesity, diabetes, and risk of breast cancer: Interlocking pieces of the puzzle. Oncologist 16(6):726-9, 2011. e-Pub 5/2011. PMID: 21632448.
32. Carlson RW, Allred DC, Anderson BO, Burstein HJ, Carter WB, Edge SB, Erban JK, Farrar WB, Forero A, Giordano SH, Goldstein LJ, Gradishar WJ, Hayes DF, Hudis CA, Ljung BM, Marcom PK, Mayer IA, McCormick B, Pierce LJ, Reed EC, Smith ML, Somlo G, Topham NS, Ward JH, Winer EP, Wolff AC. Breast cancer: noninvasive and special situations. J Natl Compr Canc Netw 8(10):1182-207, 11/2010. PMID: 20971842.
33. Dawood S, Broglio K, Ensor J, Hortobagyi GN, Giordano SH. Survival differences among women with de novo stage IV and relapsed breast cancer. Ann Oncol 21(11):2169-2174, 11/2010. e-Pub 4/28/2010. PMCID: PMC2962259.
34. Yi M, Giordano SH, Meric-Bernstam F, Mittendorf EA, Kuerer HM, Hwang RF, Bedrosian I, Rourke L, Hunt KK. Trends in and outcomes from sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) alone vs. SLNB with axillary lymph node dissection for node-positive breast cancer patients: experience from the SEER database. Ann Surg Oncol 17(Suppl 3)(Suppl 3):343-51, 10/2010. e-Pub 9/2010. PMID: 20853057.
35. Chavez-Macgregor M, Litton J, Chen H, Giordano SH, Hudis CA, Wolff AC, Valero V, Hortobagyi GN, Bondy ML, Gonzalez-Angulo AM. Pathologic complete response in breast cancer patients receiving anthracycline- and taxane-based neoadjuvant chemotherapy: evaluating the effect of race/ethnicity. Cancer 116(17):4168-77, 9/1/2010. e-Pub 5/28/2010. PMCID: PMC2954673.
36. Burstein HJ, Prestrud AA, Seidenfeld J, Anderson H, Buchholz TA, Davidson NE, Gelmon KE, Giordano SH, Hudis CA, Malin J, Mamounas EP, Rowden D, Solky AJ, Sowers MR, Stearns V, Winer EP, Somerfield MR, Griggs JJ, American Society of Clinical Oncology. American Society of Clinical Oncology clinical practice guideline: update on adjuvant endocrine therapy for women with hormone receptor-positive breast cancer. J Clin Oncol 28(23):3784-96, 8/2010. e-Pub 7/2010. PMID: 20625130.
37. Dawood S, Broglio K, Buzdar AU, Hortobagyi GN, Giordano SH. Prognosis of women with metastatic breast cancer by HER2 status and trastuzumab treatment: an institutional-based review. J Clin Oncol 28(1):92-8, 1/2010. e-Pub 11/2009. PMCID: PMC2799236.
38. Smith GL, Shih YCT, Giordano SH, Smith BD, Buchholz TA. A method to predict breast cancer stage using medicare claims. Epidemiol Perspect Innov 7(1):1-9, 2010.
39. Korde LA, Zujewski JA, Kamin L, Giordano S, Domchek S, Anderson WF, Bartlett JM, Gelmon K, Nahleh Z, Bergh J, Cutuli B, Pruneri G, McCaskill-Stevens W, Gralow J, Hortobagyi G, Cardoso F. Multidisciplinary meeting on male breast cancer: summary and research recommendations. J Clin Oncol 28(12):2114-22, 2010. e-Pub 3/2010. PMID: 20308661.
40. Smith GL, Shih YC, Xu Y, Giordano SH, Smith BD, Perkins GH, Tereffe W, Woodward WA, Buchholz TA. Racial disparities in the use of radiation therapy following breast conserving surgery: a national Medicare study. Cancer 116(3). e-Pub 12/2009. PMID: 20014181.
41. Rao G, Giordano SH, Liu J, McCutcheon IE. The association of breast cancer and meningioma in men and women. Neurosurgery 65(3):483-9; discussion 489, 9/2009. PMID: 19687693.
42. Elting LS, Cooksley CD, Bekele BN, Giordano SH, Shih YC, Lovell KK, Avritscher EB, Theriault R. Mammography capacity impact on screening rates and breast cancer stage at diagnosis. Am J Prev Med 37(2). e-Pub 6/12/2009. PMID: 19524392.
43. Jiralerspong S, Palla SL, Giordano SH, Meric-Bernstam F, Liedtke C, Barnett CM, Hsu L, Hung MC, Hortobagyi GN, Gonzalez-Angulo AM. Metformin and pathologic complete responses to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in diabetic patients with breast cancer. J Clin Oncol 27(20). e-Pub 6/1/2009. PMID: 19487376.
44. Shen Y, Dong W, Feig BW, Ravdin P, Theriault RL, Giordano SH. Patterns of treatment for early stage breast cancers at the M. D. Anderson Cancer Center from 1997 to 2004. Cancer 115(10):2041-51, 5/15/2009. e-Pub 3/2009. PMCID: PMC2716402.
45. Srokowski TP, Fang S, Hortobagyi GN, Giordano SH. Impact of diabetes mellitus on complications and outcomes of adjuvant chemotherapy in older patients with breast cancer. J Clin Oncol 27(13). e-Pub 3/23/2009. PMCID: PMC2674004.
46. Shih YC, Xu Y, Cormier JN, Giordano S, Ridner SH, Buchholz TA, Perkins GH, Elting LS. Incidence, treatment costs, and complications of lymphedema after breast cancer among women of working age: a 2-year follow-up study. J Clin Oncol 27(12). e-Pub 3/2009. PMID: 19289624.
47. Smith GL, Xu Y, Shih YCT, Giordano SH, Smith BD, Hunt KK, Strom EA, Perkins GH, Hortobagyi GN, Buchholz TA. Breast-conserving surgery in older patients with invasive breast cancer: current patterns of treatment across the United States. J Am Coll Surg 209(4):425-433.e2, 2009. e-Pub 8/2009. PMID: 19801315.
48. Raji MA, Tamborello LP, Kuo YF, Ju H, Freeman JL, Zhang DD, Giordano SH, Goodwin JS. Risk of subsequent dementia diagnoses does not vary by types of adjuvant chemotherapy in older women with breast cancer. Med Oncol 26(4):452-9, 2009. e-Pub 12/2008. PMID: 19067255.
49. Smith GL, Buchholz TA, Giordano SH, Garden AS, Woodward WA, Krumholz HM, Weber RS, Ang KK, Rosenthal DI. Cerebrovascular disease risk in older head and neck cancer patients after radiotherapy. J Clin Oncol 26(31):5119-25, 2008. e-Pub 8/2008. PMID: 18725647.
50. Srokowski TP, Fang S, Duan Z, Buchholz TA, Hortobagyi GN, Goodwin JS, Giordano SH. Completion of adjuvant radiation therapy among women with breast cancer. Cancer 13(1):494-502, 2008. PMID: 18442124.
51. Giordano SH, Kuo YF, Duan Z, Hortobagyi GN, Goodwin JS. Limits of observational data in determining outcomes from cancer therapy. Cancer 112(11):2456-2466, 2008. PMID: 18428196.
52. Badgwell BD, Giordano SH, Duan ZZ, Fang S, Bedrosian I, Kuerer HM, Singletary SE, Hunt KK, Hortobagyi GN, Babiera G. Mammography before diagnosis among women age 80 years and older with breast cancer. J Clin Oncol 26(15):2482-8, 2008. PMID: 18427152.
53. Elting LS, Lu C, Escalante CP, Giordano SH, Trent J, Cooksley C, Avritscher EBC, Shih YCT, Ensor J, Bekele BN, Gralla R, Talcott JA, Rolston K. Outcomes and cost of outpatient or inpatient management of 712 patients with febrile neutropenia. J Clin Oncol 26(4):606-11, 2008. PMID: 18235119.
54. Buchholz TA, Woodward WA, Duan Z, Fang S, Oh JL, Tereffe W, Strom EA, Perkins GH, Yu TK, Hunt KK, Meric-Bernstam F, Hortobagyi GN, Giordano SH. Radiation use and long-term survival in breast cancer patients with T1, T2 primary tumors and one to three positive axillary lymph nodes. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71(4):1022-7, 2008. PMID: 18234447.
55. Smith GL, Smith BD, Giordano SH, Shih YCT, Woodward WA, Strom EA, Perkins GH, Tereffe W, Yu TK, Buchholz TA. Risk of hypothyroidism in older breast cancer patients treated with radiation. Cancer 112(6):1371-9, 2008. PMID: 18213620.
56. Wang FW, Uretsky BF, Freeman JL, Zhang D, Giordano SH, Goodwin JS. Survival advantage in medicare patients receiving drug-eluting stents compared with bare metal stents: Real or artefactual? Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 71(5):644-5, 2008. PMID: 18360856.
57. Dawood S, Broglio K, Gonzalez-Angulo AM, Buzdar AU, Hortobagyi GN, Giordano SH. Trends in survival over the past two decades among white and black patients with newly diagnosed stage IV breast cancer. J Clin Oncol 26(30):4891-8, 2008. PMID: 18725649.
58. Dawood SS, Broglio K, Kau SW, Green M, Giordano S, Meric-Bernstam F, Buchholz T, Albarracin C, Yang W, Hortobagyi G, Gonzalez-Angulo A. Triple receptor-negative breast cancer: the effect of race on response to primary systemic treatment and survival outcomes. J Clin Oncol 27(2):220-6, 2008. e-Pub 12/2008. PMID: 19047281.
59. Giordano SH, Fang S, Duan Z, Kuo YF, Hortobagyi GN, Goodwin JS. Use of intravenous bisphosphonates in older women with breast cancer. Oncologist 13(5):494-502, 2008. PMID: 18515734.
60. Patt DA, Duan Z, Fang S, Hortobagyi GN, Giordano SH. Acute myeloid leukemia after adjuvant breast cancer therapy in older women: understanding risk. J Clin Oncol 25(25). e-Pub 7/2007. PMID: 17664457.
61. Pinder MC, Duan Z, Goodwin JS, Hortobagyi GN, Giordano SH. Congestive heart failure in older women treated with adjuvant anthracycline chemotherapy for breast cancer. J Clin Oncol 25(25):3808-15, 2007. e-Pub 7/2007. PMID: 17664460.
62. Wildiers H, Kunkler I, Biganzoli L, Fracheboud J, Vlastos G, Bernard C, Hurria A, Extermann M, Girre V, Brain E, Audisio R, Bartelink H, Barton M, Giordano S, Muss H, Aapro M. Management of breast cancer in elderly individuals: recommendations of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology. Lancet Oncol 8(12):1101-15, 2007. PMID: 18054880.
63. Hanrahan EO, Gonzalez-Angulo AM, Giordano SH, Rouzier R, Broglio K, Hortobagyi GN, Valero V. Overall survival and cause-specific mortality of patients with stage T1a,bN0M0 breast carcinoma. J Clin Oncol 25(31):4952-60, 2007. PMID: 17971593.
64. Luo R, Giordano SH, Zhang DD, Freeman J, Goodwin JS. The role of the surgeon in whether patients with lymph node-positive colon cancer see a medical oncologist. Cancer 109(5):975-82, 2007. PMCID: PMC1851914.
65. Gonzalez-Angulo AM, Hennessy BT, Broglio K, Meric-Bernstam F, Cristofanilli M, Giordano SH, Buchholz TA, Sahin A, Singletary SE, Buzdar AU, Hortobagyi GN. Trends for inflammatory breast cancer: is survival improving? Oncologist 12(8):904-12, 2007. PMID: 17766649.
66. Hennessy BT, Giordano SH, Broglio K, Duan Z, Trent J, Buchholz T, Babiera G, Hortobagyi G, Valero V. Biphasic metaplastic sarcomatoid carcinoma of the breast. Ann Oncol 17(4):605-13, 2006. e-Pub 2/2006. PMID: 16469754.
67. Boughey JC, Bedrosian I, Meric-Bernstam F, Ross MI, Kuerer HM, Akins JS, Giordano SH, Babiera GV, Ames FC, Hunt KK. Comparative analysis of sentinel lymph node operation in male and female breast cancer patients. J Am Coll Surg 203(4):475-80, 2006. e-Pub 8/2006. PMID: 17000390.
68. Giordano SH, Duan Z, Kuo YF, Hortobagyi GN, Freeman J, Goodwin JS. Impact of a scientific presentation on community treatment patterns for primary breast cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst 98(6):382-8, 2006. PMCID: PMC1853252.
69. Giordano SH, Lee A, Kuo YF, Freeman J, Goodwin JS. Late gastrointestinal toxicity after radiation for prostate cancer. Cancer 107(2):423-32, 2006. PMID: 16779795.
70. 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(31):4971-5, 2006. PMID: 17075114.
71. Patt D, Gauthier AM, Giordano SH. Paclitaxel in breast cancer. Women's Health 2(1):11-21, 2006.
72. Luo R, Giordano SH, Freeman JL, Zhang D, Goodwin JS. Referral to medical oncology: a crucial step in the treatment of older patients with stage III colon cancer. Oncologist 11(9):1025-33, 2006. PMCID: PMC1913211.
73. Woodward WA, Giordano SH, Duan Z, Hortobagyi GN, Buchholz TA. Supraclavicular radiation for breast cancer does not increase the 10-year risk of stroke. Cancer 106(12):2556-62, 2006. PMID: 16691617.
74. Giordano SH, Duan Z, Kuo YF, Hortobagyi GN, Goodwin JS. Use and outcomes of adjuvant chemotherapy in older women with breast cancer. J Clin Oncol 24(18):2750-6, 2006. PMID: 16782915.
75. Giordano SH. A review of the diagnosis and management of male breast cancer. Oncologist 10(7):471-9, 2005. PMID: 16079314.
76. Giordano SH, Perkins GH, Broglio K, Garcia SG, Middleton LP, Buzdar AU, Hortobagyi GN. Adjuvant systemic therapy for male breast carcinoma. Cancer 104(11):2359-64, 2005. PMID: 16270318.
77. Giordano SH, Hortobagyi GN, Kau SW, Theriault RL, Bondy ML. Breast cancer treatment guidelines in older women. J Clin Oncol 23(4):783-91, 2005. PMID: 15681522.
78. Patt DA, Goodwin JS, Kuo YF, Freeman JL, Zhang DD, Buchholz TA, Hortobagyi GN, Giordano SH. Cardiac morbidity of adjuvant radiotherapy for breast cancer. J Clin Oncol 23(30):7475-82, 2005. e-Pub 9/2005. PMID: 16157933.
79. Yen TW, Hunt KK, Ross MI, Mirza NQ, Babiera GV, Meric-Bernstam F, Singletary SE, Symmans WF, Giordano SH, Feig BW, Ames FC, Kuerer HM. Predictors of invasive breast cancer in patients with an initial diagnosis of ductal carcinoma in situ: a guide to selective use of sentinel lymph node biopsy in management of ductal carcinoma in situ. J Am Coll Surg 200(4):516-26, 2005. PMID: 15804465.
80. Giordano SH, Kuo YF, Freeman JL, Buchholz TA, Hortobagyi GN, Goodwin JS. Risk of cardiac death after adjuvant radiotherapy for breast cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst 97(6):419-24, 2005. PMCID: PMC1853253.
81. Buzdar AU, Ibrahim NK, Francis D, Booser DJ, Thomas ES, Theriault RL, Pusztai L, Green MC, Arun BK, Giordano SH, Cristofanilli M, Frye DK, Smith TL, Hunt KK, Singletary SE, Sahin AA, Ewer MS, Buchholz TA, Berry D, Hortobagyi GN. Significantly higher pathologic complete remission rate after neoadjuvant therapy with trastuzumab, paclitaxel, and epirubicin chemotherapy: Results of a randomized trial in human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-positive operable breast cancer. J Clin Oncol 23(16):3676-85, 2005. e-Pub 2/2005. PMID: 15738535.
82. Hennessy BT, Krishnamurthy S, Giordano S, Buchholz TA, Kau SW, Duan Z, Valero V, Hortobagyi GN. Squamous cell carcinoma of the breast. J Clin Oncol 23(31):7827-35, 2005. PMID: 16258085.
83. Du XL, Chan W, Giordano S, Geraci JM, Delclos GL, Burau K, Fang S. Variation in modes of chemotherapy administration for breast carcinoma and association with hospitalization for chemotherapy-related toxicity. Cancer 104(5):913-24, 2005. PMID: 15991239.
84. Giordano SH, Cohen DS, Buzdar AU, Perkins G, Hortobagyi GN. Breast carcinoma in men: a population-based study. Cancer 101(1):51-7, 2004. PMID: 15221988.
85. Giordano SH, Buzdar AU, Smith TL, Kau SW, Yang Y, Hortobagyi GN. Is breast cancer survival improving? Cancer 100(1):44-52, 2004. PMID: 14692023.
86. Giordano SH Hortobagyi GN. Inflammatory breast cancer: clinical progress and the main problems that must be addressed. Breast Cancer Res 5(6):284-8, 2003. e-Pub 8/2003. PMCID: PMC314400.
87. Giordano SH. Update on locally advanced breast cancer. Oncologist 8(6):521-30, 2003. PMID: 14657530.
88. Giordano SH, Booser DJ, Murray JL, Ibrahim NK, Rahman ZU, Valero V, Theriault RL, Rosales MF, Rivera E, Frye D, Ewer M, Ordonez NG, Buzdar AU, Hortobagyi GN. A detailed evaluation of cardiac toxicity: a phase II study of doxorubicin and one- or three-hour-infusion paclitaxel in patients with metastatic breast cancer. Clin Cancer Res 8(11):3360-8, 2002. PMID: 12429622.
89. Giordano SH, Buzdar AU, Hortobagyi GN. Breast cancer in men. Ann Intern Med 137(8):678-87, 2002. PMID: 12379069.
90. Giordano SH, Valero V, Buzdar AU, Hortobagyi GN. Efficacy of anastrozole in male breast cancer. Am J Clin Oncol 25(3):235-7, 2002. PMID: 12040279.

Invited Articles

1. Giordano SH. Trends in breast cancer survival for women with recurrent breast cancer. The American Journal of Oncology Review 3(6):330-339, 2004.

Editorials

1. Giordano SH, Hortobagyi GN. Local recurrence or cardiovascular disease: pay now or later? J Natl Cancer Inst 99(5):340-41, 2007. PMID: 17341720.
2. Giordano SH. Breast carcinoma and antihypertensive therapy: Robbing Peter to pay Paul. CANCER 98(7):1334-6, 2003. PMID: 14508818.

Last updated: 7/10/2013