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Grace Makari-Judson, MD

Medicine Department   Image  
Hematology and Oncology Division
  • Associate Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Co-Director, The Rays of Hope Center for Breast Cancer Research
  • Chair, Baystate Health Breast Network
Baystate Regional Cancer Program - Hematology and Oncology
D'Amour Center for Cancer Care
3350 Main Street
Springfield, MA 01107
  • Hematology-Oncology Fellowship
    The New York Hospital and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    New York, NY
  • Internal Medicine Residency
    The New York Hospital
    New York, NY
  • Cornell University Medical College
    New York, NY
Areas of Interest
  • Breast cancer patients and quality of life
  • Hereditary breast cancer syndromes
  • Atypical hyperplasia and other high risk breast lesions
  • Hudis,C,. Tauer, K., Hermann, R Makari-Judson, G., Issacs, C., Beck, T., Kaklamani, V., and Schwartzberg, L. Sorafienib with gemcitibine or capecitabine in Patients with Her-2 Negative Advanced Breast Cancer that progressed during or after Bevicuzumab Clin Cancer Res May 15,2103 19:2745-2754(CCR-12-3177R1)
  • Loke,C.,Mertens, W., Yunes, M., Levy, R., and Makari-Judson, G. “Association of spontaneous bilateral femoral fractures with zolendronic acid use in a patient with metastatic breast cancer- a cautionary tale” Community Oncology March 2011, 8:137-140
  • Pantanowitz, L., Sen, S. Crisi, G., Makari-Judson, G. Garb, J., and Skiest, D. “Spectrum of Breast disease encountered in HIV Positive Patients at a Community Teaching Hospital”. The Breast 2011, 20:303-308 (PMID: 21641801)
  • Makari-Judson, G., Capizzi, T., and Mertens, W.C. “Does Switching from adjuvant tamoxifen to an aromatase inhibitor alter the pattern of weight change in Post-menopausal women with breast cancer?” The Open Breast Cancer Journal, 2010;(2):52-56.
  • Makari-Judson G, Judson C, Mertens W. Longitudinal Patterns of Weight Gain after Breast Cancer Diagnosis: Observations Beyond the First Year. Breast Journal 2007; 13:258-265.
  • Cukier D, Gingerelli F, Makari-Judson G, Mccullough V. Coping with Chemotherapy and Radiation. Mcgraw Hill, 2005.
  • Crisi G, Marconi S, Makari-Judson G, Goulart R. Expression of c-kit in Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of the Breast. American Journal of Clinical Pathology 2005;124:733-739.
  • Mertens W, Makari-Judson G, Hilbert V. Contralateral breast cancer: Factors associated with state and size at presentation. The Breast Journal 2004; 10:304-312.