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    Susan Zweizig MD

    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    DepartmentObstetrics and Gynecology
    AddressUMass Memorial Medical Center
    119 Belmont Street
    Worcester MA 01605
      Other Positions
      InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine
      DepartmentRadiation Oncology


        ResearchSusan Zweizigand Grants

        • Principal Investigator, Gynecologic Oncology Group /National Cancer Institute-University of Massachusetts. 2003-present.
        • Member, Gynecologic Oncology Surgery Committee.Gynecologic Oncology Group.Studied, developed and published numerous surgical procedures used in treatment protocols for gynecologic cancer in the procedures manual. Conducted pilot survey on practice patterns in prophylactic oophorectomy, presented results at 2000 national meeting.Participate in national eligibility reviews twice yearly. 1995-present.
        • Principal Investigator. A double blind crossover study to evaluate the dose response of meclofenamate sodium in comparison with Ibuprofen and Placebo in relieving primary spasmodic dysmenorrhea.
          Warner Lambert Company, $98,000. 1990-1991. S.Zweizig

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        1. Zweizig S, Korets S, Cain JM. Key concepts in management of vulvar cancer. Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2014 Oct; 28(7):959-66.
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        2. Kandadai P, Flynn M, Zweizig S, Patterson D. Cost-utility of routine endometrial evaluation before le fort colpocleisis. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2014 May-Jun; 20(3):168-73.
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        3. Fleming GF, Filiaci VL, Marzullo B, Zaino RJ, Davidson SA, Pearl M, Makker V, Burke JJ, Zweizig SL, Van Le L, Hanjani P, Downey G, Walker JL, Reyes HD, Leslie KK. Temsirolimus with or without megestrol acetate and tamoxifen for endometrial cancer: a gynecologic oncology group study. Gynecol Oncol. 2014 Mar; 132(3):585-92.
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        4. Hughes S, Leary A, Zweizig S, Cain J. Surgery in elderly people: preoperative, operative and postoperative care to assist healing. Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2013 Oct; 27(5):753-65.
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        5. Mailhot J, O'Donnell P, Han R, Zweizig S, Geist DE. Metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva mimicking primary varicella-zoster virus infection. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2011 Aug; 65(2):e63-4.
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        6. De Geest K, Blessing JA, Morris RT, Yamada SD, Monk BJ, Zweizig SL, Matei D, Muller CY, Richards WE. Phase II clinical trial of ixabepilone in patients with recurrent or persistent platinum- and taxane-resistant ovarian or primary peritoneal cancer: a gynecologic oncology group study. J Clin Oncol. 2010 Jan 1; 28(1):149-53.
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        7. Brewer CA, Blessing JA, Nagourney RA, McMeekin DS, Lele S, Zweizig SL. Cisplatin plus gemcitabine in previously treated squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix: a phase II study of the Gynecologic Oncology Group. Gynecol Oncol. 2006 Feb; 100(2):385-8.
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        8. Quesenberry CD, Li C, Chen AH, Zweizig SL, Ball HG. Primary angiosarcoma of the ovary: a case report of Stage I disease. Gynecol Oncol. 2005 Oct; 99(1):218-21.
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        9. Attanucci CA, Ball HG, Zweizig SL, Chen AH. Differences in symptoms between patients with benign and malignant ovarian neoplasms. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2004 May; 190(5):1435-7.
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        10. Chavez NF, Zweizig SL, Stewart EA. Neuropathic uterine pain after hysterectomy. A case report. J Reprod Med. 2003 Jun; 48(6):466-8.
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        11. Zweizig SL. Cancer of the kidney. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2002 Sep; 45(3):884-91.
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        12. Simkin PH, Ramirez LA, Zweizig SL, Afonso SA, Fraire AE, Khan A, Dunn AD, Dunn JT, Braverman LE. Monomorphic teratoma of the ovary: a rare cause of triiodothyronine toxicosis. Thyroid. 1999 Sep; 9(9):949-54.
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        13. Zweizig SL. Office screening for gynecologic cancer. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 1999 Jun; 42(2):267-75.
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        14. Zweizig S, Noller K, Reale F, Collis S, Resseguie L. Neoplasia associated with atypical glandular cells of undetermined significance on cervical cytology. Gynecol Oncol. 1997 May; 65(2):314-8.
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        15. Wan M, Zweizig S, Dablaing G, Zheng J, Velicescu M, Dubeau L. 3 distinct regions of chromosome-6 are targets of loss of heterozygosity in human ovarian carcinomas. Int J Oncol. 1994 Nov; 5(5):1043-8.
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        16. Zweizig S, Roman LD, Muderspach LI. Death from anaphylaxis to cisplatin: a case report. Gynecol Oncol. 1994 Apr; 53(1):121-2.
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        17. Zheng J, Wan M, Zweizig S, Velicescu M, Yu MC, Dubeau L. Histologically benign or low-grade malignant tumors adjacent to high-grade ovarian carcinomas contain molecular characteristics of high-grade carcinomas. Cancer Res. 1993 Sep 15; 53(18):4138-42.
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        18. Zweizig S, Perron J, Grubb D, Mishell DR. Conservative management of adnexal torsion. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1993 Jun; 168(6 Pt 1):1791-5.
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        19. Dubuc-Lissoir J, Zweizig S, Sweizig S, Schlaerth JB, Morrow CP. Metastatic gestational trophoblastic disease: a comparison of prognostic classification systems. Gynecol Oncol. 1992 Apr; 45(1):40-5.
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        20. Zweizig S, Schlaerth JB, Boswell WD. Computed tomography of lymphogranuloma venereum mimicking cervical cancer. Comput Med Imaging Graph. 1991 Mar-Apr; 15(2):97-100.
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