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Catherine Tuite, MD
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Fox Chase Cancer Center
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111
I am a board certified double fellowship-trained radiologist with extensive experience with image guided procedures including regional cancer therapy. My current clinical focus is on the early diagnosis of breast cancer using digital mammography with tomosynthesis, breast MRI, and ultrasound. I specialize in minimally invasive image-guided breast procedures including breast biopsies using stereotactic, ultrasound- and MRI- image guidance, as well as pre-operative image-guided wire localizations.
I work closely with members of the breast imaging team at Fox Chase Cancer Center to ensure that all women receive the highest quality breast imaging care. I participate in multidisciplinary tumor conferences and collaborate with medical and surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and pathologists to optimize the care of all patients with breast cancer.
Fellow, Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Fellow, Radiology, Women's Imaging, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Chief Resident, Radiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
MD, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, 1993
American Board of Radiology, 1998
Certificate of Added Qualifications, Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 2001
Society of Breast Imaging
American College of Radiology
Radiological Society of North America
Honors & Awards
- Letter of Recognition for Outstanding Achievement in Academic and Research Endeavors, Davidson College, 1989
- NIH Summer Research Fellowship, 1991
- Award winning scientific abstract: Image Guided Ablation Therapies of Neoplastic Diseases, Milan, 2004
- AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar, 2005
- Early detection of breast cancer using multiple imaging modalities
- Particular interest in the use of MRI in high risk individuals
Tuite CM, Sun W, Soulen MC. General Assessment of the Patient with Cancer for the Interventional Oncologist. J. Vasc. Interv. Radiol. 2006 17: 753-758.
Patel S, Tuite CM, Mondschein JI, Soulen MC. Effectiveness of an aggressive antibiotic regimen for chemoembolization in patients with previous biliary intervention J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2006 Dec; 17(12):1931-4.
Albert M, Kiefer M, Sun W, Haller D, Fraker D, Tuite CM, Stavropoulos SW, Mondschein JI, Soulen MC. Chemoembolization of Colorectal Liver Metastases with Cisplatin, Doxorubicin, Mitomycin-C and Polyvinyl Alcohol. Cancer. 2011 Jan 15;117(2):343-52.
McComb BL, Munden RF, Duan F, Tuite, C, Adams A, Fox P, Chiles C. Normative Reference Values of Thoracic Aortic Diameter in American College of Radiology Imaging Network (ACRIN 6654) Arm of the National Lung Screening Trial, Journal of Thoracic Imaging, In press.
Tuite CM, Rosenberg EJ. Sedation and Analgesia in Interventional Radiology. Semin Intervent Radiol 2005 June; 22: 114-120.
Cope C, Tuite C, Burke DR, Long WB. Percutaneous Management of Chronic Pancreatic Duct Strictures and External Fistulas with Long Term Results. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2001; 12:104-110.