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Heather B Neuman, MD, MS, FACS

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E-mail:
neuman@surgery.wisc.edu

Phone:
(608) 265-5852

Mail:
600 Highland Avenue
Box 7375, Clinical Science Center
Madison, WI 53792

Heather B Neuman, MD, MS, FACS

Associate Professor
Section of Surgical Oncology
Division of General Surgery

Education

  • MD, University of Pittsburg School of Medicine, Pittsburg, PA, 2000
  • Surgical Oncology Fellow, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 2007-2009
  • Residency in General Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 2000-2005
  • National Research Service Award Fellow, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, 2005-2007
  • Research Fellow in Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 2005-2007
  • MS, Weill Graduate School in Medical Sciences of Cornell University, New York, NY, 2007

Research Interests

Dr. Neuman’s research focuses on patient-oriented clinical outcomes including patient decision-making, quality of life and survivorship.

Active Clinical Trials
  • A Phase III Multicenter Randomized Trial of Sentinel Lymphadenectomy and Complete Lymph Node Dissection Versus Sentinel Lymphadenectomy Alone in Cutaneous Melanoma Patients With Molecular or Histopathological Evidence of Metastases in the Sentinel Node
    Principal Investigator(s): Heather B Neuman, MD, MS, FACS
    Status: Active, not recruiting
    [ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT00297895]
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  • A Phase III Multicenter Randomized Trial of Sentinel Lymphadenectomy and Complete Lymph Node Dissection Versus Sentinel Lymphadenectomy Alone in Cutaneous Melanoma Patients With Molecular or Histopathological Evidence of Metastases in the Sentinel Node
    Principal Investigator(s): Heather B Neuman, MD, MS, FACS
    Status: Active, not recruiting
    [ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT00389571]
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  • A Phase II Study Evaluating the Role of Sentinel Lymph Node Surgery and Axillary Lymph Node Dissection Following Preoperative Chemotherapy in Women With Node Positive Breast Cancer (T1-4, N1-2, M0) at Initial Diagnosis
    Principal Investigator(s): Catherine W Beckman, MD, Heather B Neuman, MD, MS, FACS, Lee G Wilke, MD, FACS
    Status: Active, not recruiting
    [ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT00881361]
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  • MILND in Patients with Melanoma
    Principal Investigator(s): Heather B Neuman, MD, MS, FACS
    Status: New
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Recent Publications
  • Utility of Clinical Breast Examinations in Detecting Local-Regional Breast Events After Breast-Conservation in Women with a Personal History of High-Risk Breast Cancer.
    Neuman HB, Schumacher JR, Francescatti AB, Adesoye T, Edge SB, Burnside ES, Vanness DJ, Yu M, Si Y, McKellar D, Winchester DP, Greenberg CC
    Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2016 Oct; 23(10):3385-91.
    [PubMed ID: 27491784, PMC ID: 5015646]
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  • Oncologists' perceived barriers to an expanded role for primary care in breast cancer survivorship care.
    Neuman HB, Jacobs EA, Steffens NM, Jacobson N, Tevaarwerk A, Wilke LG, Tucholka J, Greenberg CC
    Cancer Med 2016 Jun 30.
    [PubMed ID: 27356781]
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  • Current Trends in the Management of Phyllodes Tumors of the Breast.
    Adesoye T, Neuman HB, Wilke LG, Schumacher JR, Steiman J, Greenberg CC
    Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2016 Oct; 23(10):3199-205.
    [PubMed ID: 27334214, PMC ID: 5021443]
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  • Phase I study to evaluate toxicity and feasibility of intratumoral injection of α-gal glycolipids in patients with advanced melanoma.
    Albertini MR, Ranheim EA, Zuleger CL, Sondel PM, Hank JA, Bridges A, Newton MA, McFarland T, Collins J, Clements E, Henry MB, Neuman HB, Weber S, Whalen G, Galili U
    Cancer Immunol. Immunother. 2016 Aug; 65(8):897-907.
    [PubMed ID: 27207605, PMC ID: 4958541]
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  • The Role of Intraoperative Pathologic Assessment in the Surgical Management of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ.
    Decker MR, Trentham-Dietz A, Loconte NK, Neuman HB, Smith MA, Punglia RS, Greenberg CC, Wilke LG
    Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2016 Sep; 23(9):2788-94.
    [PubMed ID: 27026436, PMC ID: 4974137]
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