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, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 2004 - 2007
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 2001 - 2004
  • M.D., University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 2001

Publications

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 (August 24, 2017): 1-8.

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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, 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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Nussbaum, N, and Altomare, I. "The neoadjuvant treatment of rectal cancer: a review." Current oncology reports 17, no. 3 (March 2015): 434-. (Review)

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25691086
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Selleslag, D, Bird, R, Altomare, I, Giagounidis, A, Janssens, A, Pabinger, I, Pullarkat, V, Wei, H, and Kreuzbauer, G. "Impact of self-administration of romiplostim by patients with chronic immune thrombocytopenia compared with administration by a healthcare provider." European journal of haematology 94, no. 2 (February 2015): 169-176.

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25039799
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Irwin, B, Kimmick, G, Altomare, I, Marcom, PK, Houck, K, Zafar, SY, and Peppercorn, J. "Patient experience and attitudes toward addressing the cost of breast cancer care." November 2014.

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25273078
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Bestvina, CM, Zullig, LL, Rushing, C, Chino, F, Samsa, GP, Altomare, I, Tulsky, J, Ubel, P, Schrag, D, Nicolla, J, Abernethy, AP, Peppercorn, J, and Zafar, SY. "Patient-oncologist cost communication, financial distress, and medication adherence." Journal of oncology practice 10, no. 3 (May 2014): 162-167.

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24839274
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