Gretchen Genevieve Kimmick, MD

Professor of Medicine
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute
Campus mail 10 Bryan-Searle Drive, 441 Seeley G. Mudd Bldg, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 668-0718
Email address gretchen.kimmick@duke.edu

Breast cancer; treatment of breast cancer; management of menopausal symptoms in breast cancer survivors; survivorship issues after breast cancer; supportive care in managment of cancer patients; breast cancer and treatment of cancer in older persons; diagnosis and management of cancer in underserved populations.

In Their Words

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Oncology, Medicine, North Carolina Baptist Hospital, 1992 - 1994
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, University of Florida, 1989 - 1992
  • M.S., Wake Forest University, 2000
  • M.D., Wake Forest University, 1989

Publications

Plichta, Jennifer K., Samantha M. Thomas, Amanda R. Sergesketter, Rachel A. Greenup, Laura H. Rosenberger, Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju, Gretchen Kimmick, Jeremy Force, Terry Hyslop, and E Shelley Hwang. “A Novel Staging System for De Novo Metastatic Breast Cancer Refines Prognostic Estimates.” Ann Surg 275, no. 4 (April 1, 2022): 784–92. https://doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000004231.

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32657941
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Ma, Cynthia X., Jingqin Luo, Rachel A. Freedman, Timothy J. Pluard, Julie R. Nangia, Janice Lu, Frances Valdez-Albini, et al. “The Phase II MutHER Study of Neratinib Alone and in Combination with Fulvestrant in HER2-Mutated, Non-amplified Metastatic Breast Cancer.” Clin Cancer Res 28, no. 7 (April 1, 2022): 1258–67. https://doi.org/10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-21-3418.

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35046057
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Nyrop, K. A., E. M. Damone, A. M. Deal, S. B. Wheeler, M. Charlot, B. B. Reeve, E. Basch, et al. “Patient-reported treatment toxicity and adverse events in Black and White women receiving chemotherapy for early breast cancer.” Breast Cancer Res Treat 191, no. 2 (January 2022): 409–22. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10549-021-06439-6.

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Nyrop, Kirsten A., Allison M. Deal, Yi Tang Chen, Bryce B. Reeve, Ethan M. Basch, William A. Wood, Shlomit S. Shachar, et al. “Patient-reported symptom severity, interference with daily activities, and adverse events in older and younger women receiving chemotherapy for early breast cancer.” Cancer 127, no. 6 (March 15, 2021): 957–67. https://doi.org/10.1002/cncr.33329.

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33216355
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Sedrak, Mina S., Rachel A. Freedman, Harvey J. Cohen, Hyman B. Muss, Aminah Jatoi, Heidi D. Klepin, Tanya M. Wildes, et al. “Older adult participation in cancer clinical trials: A systematic review of barriers and interventions.” Ca Cancer J Clin 71, no. 1 (January 2021): 78–92. https://doi.org/10.3322/caac.21638.

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33002206
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Shachar, Shlomit S., Allison M. Deal, Katherine E. Reeder-Hayes, Kirsten A. Nyrop, Natalia Mitin, Carey K. Anders, Lisa A. Carey, et al. “Effects of Breast Cancer Adjuvant Chemotherapy Regimens on Expression of the Aging Biomarker, p16INK4a.” Jnci Cancer Spectr 4, no. 6 (December 2020): pkaa082. https://doi.org/10.1093/jncics/pkaa082.

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33409457
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Bartlett, David B., Gloria Broadwater, Heidi K. White, Rebecca Shelby, Leah L. Zullig, Jessica Robertson, Ravindran Kanesvaran, Harvey Jay Cohen, and Gretchen Kimmick. “Factors associated with falls in older women with breast cancer: the use of a brief geriatric screening tool in clinic.” Breast Cancer Res Treat 184, no. 2 (November 2020): 445–57. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10549-020-05862-5.

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32794062
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Marks, Caitlin E., Yi Ren, Laura H. Rosenberger, Samantha M. Thomas, Rachel A. Greenup, Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju, Susan McDuff, Gretchen Kimmick, E. Shelley Hwang, and Jennifer K. Plichta. “Surgical Management of the Axilla in Elderly Women With Node-Positive Breast Cancer.” J Surg Res 254 (October 2020): 275–85. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2020.04.036.

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32480072
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Nyrop, Kirsten A., Allison M. Deal, Bryce B. Reeve, Ethan Basch, Yi Tang Chen, Ji Hye Park, Shlomit S. Shachar, et al. “Congruence of patient- and clinician-reported toxicity in women receiving chemotherapy for early breast cancer.” Cancer 126, no. 13 (July 1, 2020): 3084–93. https://doi.org/10.1002/cncr.32898.

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32315091
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Ong, Cecilia T., Yi Ren, Samantha M. Thomas, Ilona Stashko, Terry Hyslop, Gretchen Kimmick, Rachel C. Blitzblau, E Shelley Hwang, Lars J. Grimm, and Rachel A. Greenup. “Overall health at diagnosis predicts the risk of complications within the first year after breast cancer diagnosis.” Breast Cancer Res Treat 182, no. 2 (July 2020): 439–49. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10549-020-05700-8.

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32468334
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