Paul Kelly Marcom, MD

Professor of Medicine
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute
Campus mail 10 Bryan Searle Drive, Room 461 Seeley G. Mudd Building, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 684-3877
Email address marco001@mc.duke.edu

Basic Science:
-Germline and somatic genetic changes in breast cancer.

Translational:
-Identification and management of individuals and families with hereditary cancer risk.
-Communication of cancer risk information to individuals and families.
-Breast cancer prevention.
-Optimizing management of early breast cancer.
-Treatment of metastatic breast cancer

Clinically, Dr. Marcom works as a medical oncologist in the multidisciplinary breast cancer clinic. He participates in clinical trials investigating new chemotherapeutic and biologic treatments. 

In Their Words

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Hematology-Oncology, Medicine, Duke University, 1992 - 1995
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Duke University, 1989 - 1992
  • M.D., Baylor University, 1989

Publications

Fayanju, Oluwadamilola M., Yi Ren, Ilona Stashko, Steve Power, Madeline J. Thornton, P Kelly Marcom, Terry Hyslop, and E Shelley Hwang. “Patient-reported causes of distress predict disparities in time to evaluation and time to treatment after breast cancer diagnosis.” Cancer 127, no. 5 (March 1, 2021): 757–68. https://doi.org/10.1002/cncr.33310.

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Tung, Nadine M., Mark E. Robson, Steffen Ventz, Cesar A. Santa-Maria, Rita Nanda, Paul K. Marcom, Payal D. Shah, et al. “TBCRC 048: Phase II Study of Olaparib for Metastatic Breast Cancer and Mutations in Homologous Recombination-Related Genes.” J Clin Oncol 38, no. 36 (December 20, 2020): 4274–82. https://doi.org/10.1200/JCO.20.02151.

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Mayer, E. L., V. Abramson, R. Jankowitz, C. Falkson, P. K. Marcom, T. Traina, L. Carey, et al. “TBCRC 030: a phase II study of preoperative cisplatin versus paclitaxel in triple-negative breast cancer: evaluating the homologous recombination deficiency (HRD) biomarker.” Ann Oncol 31, no. 11 (November 2020): 1518–25. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annonc.2020.08.2064.

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32798689
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Nichols, Brandon S., Erika Chelales, Roujia Wang, Amanda Schulman, Jennifer Gallagher, Rachel A. Greenup, Joseph Geradts, et al. “Quantitative assessment of distant recurrence risk in early stage breast cancer using a nonlinear combination of pathological, clinical and imaging variables.” J Biophotonics 13, no. 10 (October 2020): e201960235. https://doi.org/10.1002/jbio.201960235.

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Tung, Nadine, Banu Arun, Michele R. Hacker, Erin Hofstatter, Deborah L. Toppmeyer, Steven J. Isakoff, Virginia Borges, et al. “TBCRC 031: Randomized Phase II Study of Neoadjuvant Cisplatin Versus Doxorubicin-Cyclophosphamide in Germline BRCA Carriers With HER2-Negative Breast Cancer (the INFORM trial).” J Clin Oncol 38, no. 14 (May 10, 2020): 1539–48. https://doi.org/10.1200/JCO.19.03292.

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Gradishar, William J., Benjamin O. Anderson, Jame Abraham, Rebecca Aft, Doreen Agnese, Kimberly H. Allison, Sarah L. Blair, et al. “Breast Cancer, Version 3.2020, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology.” J Natl Compr Canc Netw 18, no. 4 (April 2020): 452–78. https://doi.org/10.6004/jnccn.2020.0016.

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Strickler, John H., Christel N. Rushing, Donna Niedzwiecki, Abigail McLeod, Ivy Altomare, Hope E. Uronis, S David Hsu, et al. “A phase Ib study of capecitabine and ziv-aflibercept followed by a phase II single-arm expansion cohort in chemotherapy refractory metastatic colorectal cancer.” Bmc Cancer 19, no. 1 (November 1, 2019): 1032. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12885-019-6234-8.

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Kikuchi, Robin, Gloria Broadwater, Rebecca Shelby, Jessica Robertson, Leah L. Zullig, Bailey Maloney, Claudia Meyer, et al. “Detecting geriatric needs in older patients with breast cancer through use of a brief geriatric screening tool.” J Geriatr Oncol 10, no. 6 (November 2019): 968–72. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jgo.2019.04.010.

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Fayanju, Oluwadamilola M., Karine Yenokyan, Yi Ren, Benjamin A. Goldstein, Ilona Stashko, Steve Power, Madeline J. Thornton, P Kelly Marcom, and E Shelley Hwang. “The effect of treatment on patient-reported distress after breast cancer diagnosis.” Cancer 125, no. 17 (September 1, 2019): 3040–49. https://doi.org/10.1002/cncr.32174.

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Tolaney, Sara M., Hao Guo, Sonia Pernas, William T. Barry, Deborah A. Dillon, Lauren Ritterhouse, Bryan P. Schneider, et al. “Seven-Year Follow-Up Analysis of Adjuvant Paclitaxel and Trastuzumab Trial for Node-Negative, Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2-Positive Breast Cancer.” J Clin Oncol 37, no. 22 (August 1, 2019): 1868–75. https://doi.org/10.1200/JCO.19.00066.

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