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Caroline Irene Piatek, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medicine
1441 Eastlake Ave. Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Overview

Dr. Piatek's research interests include cancer-associated thrombosis and staging studies in breast cancer. She joined the Division of Hematology after serving as Chief Hematology Fellow in the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship at Keck School of Medicine of USC.

Dr. Piatek earned her medical degree from Creighton University School of Medicine. She then performed her internal medicine internship and residency at Keck School of Medicine of USC, followed by a Hematology/Oncology Fellowship.

Awards

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Hematology Chief Fellow, 2014-2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC: @ematology Chief Fellow, 2014-2015

American Society of Clinical Oncology: Conquer Cancer Foundation Merit Award, 2014

USC: Medical Oncology Fellow Research Award, 2012-2013

Creighton University School of Medicine: Medical Dean's Educational Assistance Scholarship, 2009

Claremont McKenna College: Best Biology Senior Thesis, 2005

Claremont McKenna College: Honors in Biology, 2005

Claremont McKenna College: Magna Cum Laude, 2005

Claremont McKenna College: Dean's List (all semesters), 2001-2005

Publications

Autoimmune Myelofibrosis: Clinical Features, Course, and Outcome. Acta Haematol. 2017 Sep 02; 138(3):129-137. View in: PubMed

Value of routine staging imaging studies for patients with stage III breast cancer. J Surg Oncol. 2016 Dec; 114(8):917-921. View in: PubMed

An Overview and Update of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia for Primary Care Physicians. Korean J Fam Med. 2015 Sep; 36(5):197-202. View in: PubMed

Management of immune-mediated cytopenias in pregnancy. Autoimmun Rev. 2015 Sep; 14(9):806-11. View in: PubMed

Thrombocytopenia: optimizing approaches in cancer patients. Oncology (Williston Park). 2015 Apr; 29(4):297-8. View in: PubMed

Phase I clinical trial of temsirolimus and vinorelbine in advanced solid tumors. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2014 Dec; 74(6):1227-34. View in: PubMed

Autoimmune myelofibrosis: an update on morphologic features in 29 cases and review of the literature. Hum Pathol. 2014 Nov; 45(11):2183-91. View in: PubMed

Unsuspected pulmonary embolism: impact on mortality among cancer patients. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2012 Sep; 18(5):406-9. View in: PubMed

Treating venous thromboembolism in patients with cancer. Expert Rev Hematol. 2012 Apr; 5(2):201-9. View in: PubMed

Genetic screens for enhancers of brahma reveal functional interactions between the BRM chromatin-remodeling complex and the delta-notch signal transduction pathway in Drosophila. Genetics. 2005 Aug; 170(4):1761-74. View in: PubMed

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