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    Susan Zweizig MD

    TitleAssociate Professor
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    DepartmentObstetrics and Gynecology
    AddressUMass Memorial Medical Center
    119 Belmont Street
    Worcester MA 01605
    Phone508-334-1160
      Other Positions
      InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine
      DepartmentRadiation Oncology

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        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. 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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        2. 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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        3. 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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        4. 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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        5. 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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        6. 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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        7. 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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        8. Zweizig SL. Cancer of the kidney. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2002 Sep; 45(3):884-91.
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