Kimberly L. Blackwell, MD

Professor of Medicine
Assistant Professor in Radiation Oncology
Department / Division:
Medicine / Medicine - Oncology
DUMC 3893
Durham, NC 27710
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  • MD, Mayo Medical School (Minnesota), 1994
  • Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, 1997
  • Hematology-Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, 2000
Clinical Interests:
Breast cancer angiogenesis, breast cancer in younger women, hormonal therapy, neoadjuvant therapy for breast cancer
Research Interests:
Breast cancer angiogenesis
Breast cancer in younger women
Hormonal therapy
Neoadjurant therapy for breast cancer

Current Clinical Investigations

Principal Investigator, A Phase I-II Study of Neoadjuvant Evacet/Paclitaxel/Hyperthermia in Locally Advanced Breast Cancer Patients.

Investigator, Development of Screening Markers for Breast Cancer using Circulating Immune Complexes: Collaborative Study with Diagen Medical Technologies.

Principal Investigator, Use of Plasma D-Dimer as a Predictive Marker in Colorectal Carcinoma: Correlative Science Study with Genentech, Inc.

Principal Investigator, A randomized, Phase II study of gabapentin or glutamine to prevent the peripheral neuropathy/myalgia associated with weekly taxol administration in metastatic breast and lung cancer.

Investigator, A Phase 2, Randomized, Double-Masked, Multicenter Study of Two Dose Levels of ERA-923 for the treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer in Postmenopausal Women who have failed Tamoxifen therapy. Genetics Institute.

Investigator, A Phase I Study of Combined Doxil/Hyperthermia in Stage IV Breast Cancer.
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