Ivy Paige Altomare, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Campus mail 3100 Tower Blvd, Box 3395, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 419-5002
Email address ivy.altomare@duke.edu

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Hematology and Oncology, Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 2004 - 2007
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 2001 - 2004
  • M.D., University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 2001

Publications

Zullig, LL, Kimmick, G, Smith, V, Little, K, Bosworth, HB, Gonzales, S, Oakes, MM, Shelby, RA, Owen, L, and Altomare, IP. "Using a geriatric oncology assessment to link with services (GOAL)." Journal of Geriatric Oncology 10, no. 1 (January 2019): 164-168.

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29958815
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Chino, F, Peppercorn, JM, Rushing, C, Nicolla, J, Kamal, AH, Altomare, I, Samsa, G, and Zafar, SY. "Going for Broke: A Longitudinal Study of Patient-Reported Financial Sacrifice in Cancer Care." Journal of Oncology Practice 14, no. 9 (September 2018): e533-e546.

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30138052
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Li, S, Molony, JT, Cetin, K, Wasser, JS, and Altomare, I. "Rate of bleeding-related episodes in elderly patients with primary immune thrombocytopenia: a retrospective cohort study." Current Medical Research and Opinion 34, no. 2 (February 2018): 209-216.

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28748715
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Chino, F, Peppercorn, JM, Rushing, C, Kamal, AH, Altomare, I, Samsa, G, and Zafar, SY. "Out-of-Pocket Costs, Financial Distress, and Underinsurance in Cancer Care." Jama Oncology 3, no. 11 (November 2017): 1582-1584.

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28796862
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Lin, J, Zhang, X, Li, X, Chandler, D, Altomare, I, Wasser, JS, and Cetin, K. "Cost of Bleeding-related Episodes in Adult Patients With Primary Immune Thrombocytopenia: A Population-based Retrospective Cohort Study of Administrative Claims Data for Commercial Payers in the United States." Clinical Therapeutics 39, no. 3 (March 2017): 603-609.e1.

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28190600
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Altomare, I, Cetin, K, Wetten, S, and Wasser, JS. "Rate of bleeding-related episodes in adult patients with primary immune thrombocytopenia: A retrospective cohort study using a large administrative medical claims database in the US." Clinical Epidemiology 8 (June 20, 2016): 231-239.

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Altomare, I, Irwin, B, Zafar, SY, Houck, K, Maloney, B, Greenup, R, and Peppercorn, J. "Physician Experience and Attitudes Toward Addressing the Cost of Cancer Care." Journal of Oncology Practice 12, no. 3 (March 2016): e281-248.

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26883407
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Zafar, SY, Chino, F, Ubel, PA, Rushing, C, Samsa, G, Altomare, I, Nicolla, J, Schrag, D, Tulsky, JA, Abernethy, AP, and Peppercorn, JM. "The utility of cost discussions between patients with cancer and oncologists." The American journal of managed care 21, no. 9 (September 2015): 607-615.

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26618364
Scholars@Duke

Cines, DB, Gernsheimer, T, Wasser, J, Godeau, B, Provan, D, Lyons, R, Altomare, I, Wang, X, and Lopez, A. "Integrated analysis of long-term safety in patients with chronic immune thrombocytopaenia (ITP) treated with the thrombopoietin (TPO) receptor agonist romiplostim." International journal of hematology 102, no. 3 (September 2015): 259-270.

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26201709
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Liu, Y, Starr, MD, Brady, JC, Rushing, C, Bulusu, A, Pang, H, Honeycutt, W, Amara, A, Altomare, I, Uronis, HE, Hurwitz, HI, and Nixon, AB. "Biomarker signatures correlate with clinical outcome in refractory metastatic colorectal cancer patients receiving bevacizumab and everolimus." Molecular cancer therapeutics 14, no. 4 (April 2015): 1048-1056.

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25695956
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